The steady flow of vehicles is noisy enough as it is, but it also gives off a type of noise the human ear can't hear: seismic noise, or the vibration of the ground. Thus, vibrations given off by cars, trucks, trains, and airplanes on the runway among... [...]
Sat, Nov 01, 2014
Source: Engadget
These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks at AT&T and Verizon are giving us some. Let's break it down, shall we? If you're on an AT&T single-line plan or have two to three devices, the company is now offering 3GB of... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
Engadget Expand is our annual event that's all about you -- our fans. It's not your typical tech conference that's priced for people fortunate to have an expense account. We make the event completely FREE thanks to our generous sponsors, giving you... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
You are done (DONE!) taking selfies with a phone like some plebeian -- you only take DSLR selfies now, even though it's a pain transferring photos using a camera without built-in WiFi. A camera attachment called Lumera wants to solve that problem by... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
A lot can happen between the time and the sun rises and sets -- especially in the future we live in. So, what's new 'round these parts? Well, Samsung debuted super thin, all-metal smartphones; our Joseph Volpe penned a eulogy for Nintendo's Wii U and... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
When you hear someone else speak, specific neurons in your brain fire. Brian Pasley and a bunch of his colleagues discovered this at the University of California, Berkeley. And not only that, but those neurons all appeared to be tuned to specific... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
So, you noticed that NVIDIA has trotted out its latest GPU architecture and you're wondering if you should retire your old gaming laptop for something with a little more... pep. You aren't alone. Every time NVIDIA downsizes its flagship GPUs for the... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
The Ubuntu kernel team has announced that they will be providing extended support for the 3.16 kernel series. The team will pick up where Greg Kroah-Hartman left off, with 3.16.7, and will provide support until April 2016. [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Linux
As beautiful as the look of the Moto 360 is, there are people who would prefer something that's styled more like a traditional watch. For this, the MB Chronowing, created by fashion designer Michael Bastian and engineered by HP, could be the perfect... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
In the last few years 3D printing has gone from a niche within a niche, to one of the most headline-grabbing fields in tech. Consumers haven't exactly embraced the technology, but it is beginning to trickle down into the homes of more hobbyists and... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
Virgin Galactic's latest plane/rocket, dubbed "SpaceShipTwo", reportedly crashed shortly after takeoff this morning above the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. Director Stu Witt told Bakersfield, California's KGET that the plane crashed east... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
If you've committed your streaming dollars to one of Roku's recent offerings, you're about to get access to a load of new content. The company announced today that Google Play Movies & TV is now available in its Channel Store for folks in the US, UK,... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
If you prefer to carry Samsung's most recent handset instead of that newfangled iPhone 6, Sprint is now offering the Android option for lease. Until now, the carrier allowed customers to rent Apple's phone for $20 a month for two years. After that,... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
When BT finally gets round to launching its own-brand mobile network running on EE's 4G infrastructure, it'll join Virgin Media and TalkTalk as a provider of all four main telecoms services: TV, internet, fixed-line telephone and mobile. This would... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
Already using Office 365 on your Mac? Well, if you fancy Microsoft's email software too, you're in luck. The new version of Outlook for Mac is now available to the aforementioned subscribers, and it carries a smattering of new features. Aside from... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
Here's some trivia for your next trip to the pub. Did you know that, in Virginia, you don't have to tell the cops your phone's unlock code, but you're obliged to open it if you use a fingerprint based passcode? It's a quirky piece of legal precedent... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Engadget
In an interesting change of events, Code Aurora on the behalf of the Qualcomm Innovation Center has added Adreno A4xx product support to the Freedreno-spawned DRM/KMS "MSM" driver... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Linux
How one telecoms company benefited from Software Defined Networking (SDN)... [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Linux
If Microsoft wants to show it is a member of the Linux community worthy of respect, it will take more than smiles and pink hearts. [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Linux
Xmodulo: Are you looking for new ways to display information in Linux? [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
Source: Linux