Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Twitter adds chronological timeline button to its Android app

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 16:58
You no longer need an iOS device to see your Twitter feed the right way. Twitter is rolling out its chronological timeline button on Android, giving you a quick way to switch between the latest tweets and the social network's algorithm-sorted top tw...

Apple now makes smart battery cases for the iPhone XS and XR - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 16:57
For a chunk of change -- and a battery bulge -- you'll get some more power.

Apple has its own smart battery cases for iPhone XS and XR

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 16:28
Yes, the rumors and leaks were true -- Apple has a new battery case after a lengthy absence, and it appears to have learned a few lessons in the process. The Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR extends your handset's battery to as much a...

LG sale slashes OLED TV prices by up to $1,000

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 16:27
It's that special time of year for TV makers -- that is, the desperate scramble to sell TVs to Super Bowl viewers looking for an upgrade. And LG is determined to capitalize on that football fandom. The company has launched a sale that cuts the prices...

Sony A6400 touts real-time animal eye-tracking autofocus - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 16:10
But this $900 APS-C camera is the successor to the A6300, so there's no in-body image stabilization.

Sprint unveils T-Mobile-like rewards program, kicks it off with free pizza - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:59
Customers can score a large Papa John's pie and other perks -- including cash back on store purchases.

Apple Maps gooses DuckDuckGo in search privacy partnership - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:58
The maps that show up on iPhones are now used on the privacy-first search engine, too.

InfoWars has a platform again, thanks to a new Roku channel

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:56
Last year, amid heated criticism over the conspiracy theories it spread about events like the Parkland, Florida and Sandy Hook school shootings, InfoWars -- along with owner Alex Jones -- started to its see reach diminished as one by one, platforms b...

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan starts at $32,500 - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:55
Adding all-wheel drive will cost an extra $2,000.

Listen to the 1,000-horsepower Hellephant engine in all its glory - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:35
Mopar built a 1,000-horsepower crate motor. Because of course it did.

First artificial meteor shower might outshine natural 'shooting stars' - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:28
The sky gets lit! Japanese company Astro Live Experiences is sending a satellite to orbit capable of creating a phenomenal light show.

Polk will have first non-Amazon speaker to support Alexa multi-room - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:26
Polk's Command Bar is the first third-party device to the whole-home Alexa party.

Mercedes' connected A-Class sedan will start at $32,500

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:25
Ever since Mercedes-Benz unveiled the first A-Class destined for the US, there's been one question on would-be drivers' lips: just how accessible is this tech-savvy Merc, really? Now you know. The brand has revealed that the 'entry' 2019 sedan will...

Excited and exhausted: The hours before the launch of 'Vane'

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 15:10
By the time our Skype call connects and Matt Smith says hello, it's already January 15th at the Friend & Foe offices in Tokyo. After nearly five years of development and public promises, his studio's first original game, Vane, is out across Europ...

'Black Ops 4' battle royale is free for a week starting January 17th

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 14:44
Were you too busy playing Red Dead or Spider-Man over the holidays to give other games a look? Activision would like to talk. It's running a free, week-long trial of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's tentpole Blackout mode between January 17th and Januar...

Mustang GT500 vs. Challenger Redeye vs. Camaro ZL1: How do they stack up? - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 14:40
We compare the latest American muscle from Chevy, Dodge and Ford.

Spider-Man's Mysterio: Here's how the villain has evolved in the comics - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 14:38
A look at the history of the fishbowl-headed illusionist, played by Jake Gyllenhaal in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Rights groups to tech giants: Don't sell facial recognition to government - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 14:16
Nearly 100 groups join with the ACLU to ensure facial recognition isn't used to limit people's freedom.

Brave browser can now show ads, and soon you'll get 70% of the money - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2019-01-15 14:15
The startup hopes its privacy-respecting system will clean up the toxic parts of today's ad tech so you can actually enjoy free websites again.

Sony's mid-range A6400 mirrorless camera is ideal for vloggers

Engadget - Tue, 2019-01-15 14:10
Sony has boosted its mid-range APS-C lineup with the launch of the 24-megapixel A6400 mirrorless camera. It looks much the same as its predecessor, the A5100, but has much-improved specs and should be especially ideal for vloggers, thanks to 4K 30fps...