Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Nubia’s $529 dual-screen phone is now available in the US

Engadget - 35 min 20 sec ago
While we've seen Android phone manufacturers, particularly ones like Oppo and OnePlus, experiment with pop-up cameras to create phones without any display cutouts, China's Nubia is approaching the challenge in an unusual way. Instead of a pop-up self...

Xbox's latest safety feature lets you filter out offensive trash talk - CNET

CNET News - 47 min 30 sec ago
The new feature lets players keep things clean, unfiltered or something in between.

Leaked 'Fortnite' Chapter 2 trailer showcases a new map and boats

Engadget - 53 min 20 sec ago
Fortnite is set to return from the void with a major overhaul, if a leaked trailer is anything to go by. The original, constantly evolving battle royale map was destroyed in spectacular fashion Sunday, leaving only a black hole for players to look at...

Microsoft starts inviting people to try Project xCloud

Engadget - 1 hour 10 min ago
Microsoft is starting to invite players to test out its Project xCloud game streaming service. It said last month it would open up a public preview of the platform in October, allowing players to stream games to their Android devices. Now, it's start...

The most convenient features of FordPass are now free - Roadshow

CNET News - 1 hour 19 min ago
Similar functions at rival OnStar cost $14.99 per month.

Twitter temporarily banned pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum

Engadget - 1 hour 26 min ago
This afternoon, Twitter caused a stir when it suspended the prolific pro-Trump meme creator, Carpe Donktum. People were quick to speculate that Carpe Donktum was suspended for his alleged connection to the violent video shown at Trump's Miami resort...

The Samsung Galaxy Fold, again: Hard to love, even harder to hate

Engadget - 1 hour 41 min ago
The Galaxy Fold lives. I don't just mean in the vague "Samsung bounces back from a fiasco" sense, either. My Galaxy Fold, which I've been tossing around for weeks, opening and closing it like a madman, mostly works the same as it did the day I u...

Uber layoffs continue, this time it's 350 employees - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 42 min ago
The ride-hailing company announces a third round of layoffs cutting staff from both its self-driving car and Uber Eats teams.

Apple Watch, Fitbit, Theragun: The best holiday gifts to get healthy and stay that way - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 49 min ago
These gifts are sure to please your fitness-minded friends and family.

Defective airbag sensor leads to 366,000 Subaru Foresters recalled - Roadshow

CNET News - 1 hour 59 min ago
NHTSA opened an investigation into the matter this past August, and now, the automaker will fix the issue at hand.

Apple defends the way it shares Safari browser data with Google or Tencent - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Security analysts and journalists over the weekend expressed concern Apple was being cavalier with users' privacy.

Faraday Future founder files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Engadget - 2 hours 14 min ago
Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a bid to settle his exorbitant personal debts. The move is part of a larger recovery plan, and it's meant, in part, to regain credibility for Faraday Future. Though there's no...

Google Pay rolling out to San Francisco rail users soon - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 23 min ago
Bay Area commuters will be able to use Google Pay instead of their Clipper Cards.

10 car insurance terms you need to know - Roadshow

CNET News - 2 hours 38 min ago
Knowledge is power when it comes to buying car insurance, and understanding the legal terms can help guarantee you get the coverage you need.

An asteroid gloriously photobombed this Hubble Crab Nebula image - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 49 min ago
An old Hubble Space Telescope image revealed a new cosmic treasure.

Girl Scouts can earn five STEM badges through Microsoft partnership

Engadget - 2 hours 52 min ago
As part of its ongoing campaign to foster STEM education, the Girl Scouts of the USA has partnered with one of the biggest names in tech: Microsoft. Moving forward, Girl Scouts troop members will be able to earn five separate badges by taking part in...

Microsoft tests content filters for Xbox messages

Engadget - 3 hours 6 min ago
The gaming community can be ruthless and often outright abusive. In an attempt to make Xbox more welcoming and inclusive, Microsoft is introducing new content filters. Beginning today, Xbox Insiders can select one of four filters that will automatica...

This company is making a V8-sized EV-conversion 'crate motor' for classic cars - Roadshow

CNET News - 3 hours 9 min ago
Electric GT is developing the V8-sized and -shaped all-in-one system for a Toyota Land Cruiser conversion.

Phonocut will let you make your own vinyl records

Engadget - 3 hours 40 min ago
As CD sales continue to fall, vinyl is becoming more and more popular of a music format. Some fans enjoy the bigger packaging and artwork while others claim vinyl playback produces a "warmer" tone compared to CDs and digital files. But vinyl doesn't...

What we've been watching: Ken Burns' Country Music

Engadget - 4 hours 11 min ago
This week, Senior News Editor Billy Steele explains why everyone should check out the latest documentary series from Ken Burns. Senior Editor Devindra Hardawar has an unexpected affinity for the latest CBS procedural and Senior News Editor Richard La...