Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Samsung asks users to be extra careful with the Galaxy Fold

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 19:39
Samsung postponed Galaxy Fold's release to fix its issues after an early rollout put damaged units in the hands of reviewers. The redesigned Fold felt sturdier than before when we tried it at IFA, but it sounds like the tech giant still wants you to...

Uber sues NYC over vehicle caps

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 18:20
Uber isn't about to sit quietly while New York City extends its caps on ridesharing. The company has sued NYC in a bid to halt rules that both freeze the number of new for-hire licenses and limit the amount of time drivers can spend cruising Manhatt...

Australia will help NASA go to the Moon and Mars

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 17:12
The Australian government has announced that it's joining forces with NASA and supporting its exploration missions to Mars and the Moon, including the Artemis program. Under the partnership, NASA expects Australian businesses and researchers to contr...

Apple gets US approval for Mac Pro tariff exemptions

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 15:55
President Trump may have claimed in July that Apple wouldn't get tariff exemptions for the redesigned Mac Pro, but the reality is very different. The US Trade Representative's office has confirmed that regulators approved 10 out of 15 of the company...

TiVo says all retail DVR owners will see ads before recorded shows

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 14:37
TiVo isn't wasting much time implementing pre-roll ads before recorded shows. The company told Light Reading in a follow-up statement that these promos will reach "all eligible" retail DVRs within 90 days. This marketing will be a "permanent part o...

Batman comes to 'Fortnite' along with Catwoman and Gotham City

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 13:20
It didn't take long to learn just what Epic had in store for Batman's arrival in Fortnite. The brooding superhero is available in the battle royale shooter from now through October 6th, and he's definitely not alone. You can get a Batman cape and b...

Hitting the Books: Searching for ancient cities from space

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 12:00
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and...

The Morning After: Taking a look inside the iPhone 11 Pro Max

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 11:45
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! The next step after a new iPhone arrives is, naturally, to tear one apart and see what's inside. Check out the first teardown, as well as other highlight stories from this week including...

Ask Engadget: How can I improve my rural internet?

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 09:30
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac...

How CXC Simulations turned a Radical race car into an incredible racing sim - Roadshow

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 08:00
We get behind the wheel of CXC’s latest racing sim before it heads off for duty on a Norwegian cruise ship.

Traveling While Black VR experience places viewers within the story - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 08:00
It feels as if you're part of the conversation on race and inequality in America.

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid, Ford Escape and more: Roadshow's week in review - Roadshow

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 08:00
Here's a look at our most important stories for the week ending Sept. 21, 2019.

9 great reads from CNET this week - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 08:00
How an astronaut's space experiments are helping people on Earth, why the iPhone 11 Pro is sure to please any shutterbug, and yes there're too many podcasts out there, but that's a good thing.

15 video games that won't rot your kids' brains - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 08:00
Just because it's a video game, doesn't mean it can't teach your kids something.

CXC Simulations built a radical simulator out of a Radical race car - Roadshow

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 08:00
This is a little more involved than your sweet Thrustmasters wheel, bud.

2020 Honda Accord keeps it simple - Roadshow

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 08:00
Since the 10th generation is now just two model years old, nothing much has changed.

Dolby Vision, HDR10, Technicolor and HLG: HDR formats explained - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 07:00
Yep, there are lots of ways to get HDR on TV. Let's break 'em down.

Amazon Prime perks now include mobile game add-ons

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 06:23
Amazon Prime members are getting another perk, and it's something mobile gamers would appreciate. The e-commerce giant is making free mobile game loot a part of its subscriber offerings, starting with exclusive in-game items for Tencent's popular bat...

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro drop test: We couldn't crack these phones - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-21 06:00
We put both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro through a series of drops to see if they would survive. Turns out, they're a lot tougher than we thought.

Yamaha updates its THR desktop guitar amps for the first time in years

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-21 03:46
The pressure waves from a cranked 100-watt tube amp could kill any insects or small rodents in close proximity. Even low-powered, solid state practice amplifiers can be too loud for apartment dwellers. To get around extreme noise issues, Yamaha's THR...