Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Huawei P20 Pro review: The best phone you'll never buy

Engadget - 29 min 46 sec ago
For the past few months, Huawei has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons — the US government warned against buying the company's phones, which led to the breakdown of near-final deals with AT&T and Verizon. Then Best Buy,...

Samsung is making six TV series just for VR

Engadget - 59 min 46 sec ago
With all the immersive games, films and documentaries available, there are plenty of interesting VR experiences for your headset. Samsung wants to make sure you'll never run out, announcing today its "Pilot Season." It's a "new initiative aimed at in...

Scientists grow human brain tissue in mice

Engadget - 1 hour 22 min ago
Brain "organoids" made from stem cells are a promising way to study the brain, but the longest they've survived in a petri dish is just five weeks. Researchers from the Salk Institute recently implanted a bean-sized brain organoid into a mouse, and c...

The best lightweight gaming laptops

Engadget - 1 hour 59 min ago
Back at CES a few months ago, I wrote that we were entering a golden age in lightweight gaming laptops. It started last year with NVIDIA's small, power-efficient Max-Q graphics, followed by Intel and AMD's surprising team-up on Core H with Radeon RX...

Bloomberg: Amazon wants to build a home robot

Engadget - 2 hours 19 min ago
Bloomberg is claiming that Amazon is looking to build a home robot that would do for personal androids what the Kindle did to reading. The website's sources-in-the-know claim that the giant's hardware division, Lab126, is working on some sort of dome...

Net neutrality is officially dead. Now what? - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 59 min ago
The FCC has taken the final step in erasing the 2015 rules protecting the internet. Here’s what you need to know.

What digital money could do for you - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 59 min ago
Digital cash has the potential to help us save more, manage our money and even break the cycle of poverty for the world's poor. It's not without risks.

Your body, and everything around you, will soon let you pay for stuff - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 59 min ago
Amazon, Mastercard and others are developing new ways for you to spend, including cashierless stores and scanning the veins in your thumb.

Apple Watch vs. Fitbit Versa: How to choose? - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 59 min ago
We tested the new Fitbit Versa alongside the Apple Watch Series 3 to find out their strengths and weaknesses as smartwatches and fitness trackers.

The Morning After: Faster rockets, the quiet end of Apple Watch stores

Engadget - 4 hours 15 min ago
Hey, good morning! Welcome to the new week! Amazon, Netflix and others are taking on another subscription service over piracy, the next Doom movie will probably be on one of those (legal) services and we touch on some of the more interesting project...

ASUS made a sub-$200 smartphone to fight Xiaomi in India

Engadget - 4 hours 44 min ago
Having surpassed the US to become the second largest smartphone market after China, India is now the latest battleground for some of the top mobile brands. According to Canalys, even Samsung lost its top position there to Xiaomi as of Q4 2017, follow...

Report reveals the extent of China's tech sexism problem

Engadget - 5 hours 22 min ago
Chinese tech companies like Baidu and Alibaba have been using blatant sexism to attract job candidates and advertising jobs for "men only," Human Rights Watch (HRW) has reported. "Major companies like Alibaba have published recruitment ads promising...

Asus ZenFone Max Pro is a crazy affordable phone for India - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 56 min ago
Running stock Android and powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 636, the $165 Asus phone is ridiculously good value for money.

Smart glasses could stream video without killing your battery

Engadget - 7 hours 22 min ago
There a number of reasons why camera-equipped smart glasses haven't taken off, whether it's dorky designs, bans or just a lack of practical applications beyond niche audiences. However, there's a common theme for them all: they need big batteries to...

Iran bans banks from trading cryptocurrencies

Engadget - 9 hours 35 min ago
Iran is borrowing a page from China when it comes to regulating money: if your real-world currency is in trouble, crack down on the virtual kind. The country's central bank has banned other banks and financial institutions from buying, selling or pr...

Westworld's season 2 premiere just confirmed some major fan theories - CNET

CNET News - 9 hours 36 min ago
Thankfully, season two gave fans some answers right away. Spoilers, spoilers everywhere.

Kanye West tweets love for his Tesla - CNET

CNET News - 9 hours 55 min ago
Commentary: The fashion designer and rapper claims it's the "funnest" car he's ever driven.

Will my red car get more tickets? - Roadshow

CNET News - 10 hours 16 min ago
You might be surprised at the truth and myth behind this age old theory.

Mt. Gox chief returns as an exec at a VPN giant

Engadget - Sun, 2018-04-22 23:11
Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles may still be on trial for embezzlement in Japan, but that isn't stopping him from playing an influential role in the cryptocurrency world. As part of an interview with Fortune, the one-time bitcoin exchange leader ha...

Amazon, Netflix and studios sue subscription service over piracy

Engadget - Sun, 2018-04-22 21:32
Hollywood studios usually fight piracy by chasing after software add-ons and free streaming services, with the occasional device thrown in. A paid service, however? That's relatively rare... or at least, it has been. Amazon, Netflix and multiple H...