Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Bungie is making 'Destiny 2' raid races more competitive

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 14:09
Destiny 2's World First raid races are supposed to provide glory and rewards to anyone with a sufficiently committed fireteam, but that's not how it works in practice -- and Bungie wants to level the playing field. When the shared-world shooter's Se...

Microsoft says its 'xCloud' Xbox streaming service will work with thousands of games - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 14:06
The company still hasn't said when it'll start testing the service publicly, or how much it'll cost.

'League of Legends' adopts Overwatch League-style premium eSports pass

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 13:48
League of Legends isn't just one of the biggest games on the planet, it's perhaps the most popular eSport too. Starting with the upcoming Summer Split of the League Championship Series (LCS) and European Championship (LEC), Riot Games will offer a wa...

BMW Garmisch concept recreates a missing link at Villa d'Este - Roadshow

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 13:30
Based on little more than a few photos, BMW has rebuilt an important long-lost concept car.

Facebook reportedly courting help from Winklevoss twins for its cryptocurrency

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 13:17
As Facebook continues to poke around at the possibility of creating its own digital currency, it's created the possibility for the unlikeliest of reunions. According to the Financial Times, the social networking giant has held talks with the Winklevo...

Hubitat -- the privacy-focused smart home hub -- launches its long-awaited app - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 13:08
The smart home hub that processes info locally just became more user friendly.

Lyft adds two new execs to its roster amid IPO woes - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:55
The ride-hailing company brings in new blood from Google and Facebook.

Nissan thinks its batteries will outlast the EVs they're in by a decade or more - Roadshow

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:51
There's just the matter of figuring out what to do with them all.

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:51
Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seemed like the tide could be changing. Now, Uber's Jump will give it a go. As part of a pilot program, Ub...

Sonic the Hedgehog movie delayed 'to make Sonic just right' - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:36
The Sega video game-inspired movie needs more time to fix Sonic after fans freaked out.

'Overwatch' will let you rewatch your matches from any angle

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:23
Blizzard is on a bit of a relative tear when it comes to major Overwatch updates. Soon after adding the Workshop customization tool, it's offering players the chance to watch back their matches from any perspective with a handy replay feature. It's a...

Teardown shows Apple's latest effort to fix MacBook Pro keyboard

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:22
What did Apple mean when it said it changed materials to improve the keyboard on 2019 MacBook Pros? You should now have a better idea. iFixit has torn down the laptop to reveal at least a pair of changes to the butterfly mechanism that might affect...

'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie delayed to fix nightmare-inducing design

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:10
Sorry, Sega fans, you'll need to wait a little longer to see the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Paramount pushed back the release date three months to give the filmmakers "a little more time to make Sonic just right."

iFixit MacBook Pro teardown reveals what Apple changed in the new keyboard - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:02
The tweaks may be small, but do they finally solve the MacBook's keyboard?

The best computer speakers

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 12:00
By Daniel Varghese and John Higgins This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to comput...

Teenage Engineering started a record label for songs made with its synths

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 11:43
Teenage Engineering is well-known for doing things its own way. The Stockholm-based synth company's latest project isn't another compact instrument, it's a record label. Teenage Engineering Records will release songs that adhere to only two rules: "I...

Microsoft Surface Headphones are $100 off - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 11:37
Discounted to $250, Microsoft's high-tech noise-canceling headphones are more tempting.

How to manage your child's screen time (and why you should)

Engadget - Fri, 2019-05-24 11:30
In an age when we all have a tiny computer in our pockets, it's important that we learn to limit screen time in favor of actual human interaction and productivity. It's even more essential that we limit media consumption for children, especially sinc...

Best Buy cancels Galaxy Fold preorders - CNET

CNET News - Fri, 2019-05-24 11:19
The future of Samsung's foldable phone remains unclear.