Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

One small live-TV streamer is rolling out a big Netflix-like design - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 10:01
FuboTV is aiming for flashy design its heavyweight-backed competitors haven't tried.

Sprinkler controller Rachio 3 adds Apple HomeKit support - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 10:00
Ask Siri to water the front yard with help from your Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller.

Snapchat drives voter registration inside its app

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 10:00
The November midterms are just weeks away, and following efforts from Instagram and Twitter to engage users in the voting process, Snapchat has now joined the fold. Starting today, all US Snapchat users aged 18+ will see a voter registration link on...

Twitter's new content policy takes aim at 'dehumanizing speech'

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:54
Though Twitter has a policy against hateful conduct, which prohibits threats of violence against others based on factors like their race, ethnicity or sexual orientation, the platform has come under frequent criticism for what it still allows on its...

Flying cars are closer than you think - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:35
Uber wants to fly you around the city like the Jetsons, but there are still roadblocks to overcome before UberAir can get off the ground.

Electronic implant helps paralyzed people walk again

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:32
People paralyzed because of spinal cord injuries could one day be able to walk again, thanks to an implant that helps send "lost signals" from the brain to leg muscles. In Nature Medicine and the New England Journal of Medicine, research teams report...

Firefox Monitor shows if your personal information was lost in a hack - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:23
Mozilla's service can help you decide which passwords need changing.

Amazon Echo Dot deal: Just $23 - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:13
It's used, but still the cheapest Dot to date.

Samsung, Bosch, LG lead in the eternal race to fill your home with appliances - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:00
A survey of 250,000 people have made their appliance alliances.

Yale smart locks get the August treatment with new kit - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:00
Assa Abloy acquired August last year, and now we're getting a look at what that means for Yale and August smart locks.

Fujifilm shows off an insane 100-megapixel medium format camera

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:00
The GFX 50R isn't the only new camera Fujifilm is unveiling at Photokina 2018. As rumored, the company has also introduced the GFX 100, a ridiculous 100-megapixel medium format mirrorless shooter. Fujifilm says that its GFX 100 will be the world's fi...

Firefox Monitor will tell you when your passwords are compromised

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:00
After a few months of testing, Mozilla has launched its free Firefox Monitor service that notifies users when their credentials are stolen as part of a data breach. The website, which is essentially an external interface to Troy Hunt's Have I Been Pw...

Yale and August join forces to make a new line of smart locks

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:00
Yale and August are no stranger to the smart lock; both companies have done various versions of it before, often with the assistance of third parties like Google's Assistant or Amazon's Alexa. Today, however, the two are actually coming together -- t...

Fujifilm's GFX-50R is a smaller 'budget' medium format camera

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:00
Two years ago, Fujifilm made a fateful decision to skip over full-frame mirrorless cameras and go bigger with the medium-format GFX-50S. Now, it's doubling down on that with the 51.4-megapixel GFX-50R, a smaller and cheaper version of the original. A...

xArm looks like a 1950s sci-fi robot, and works like one too

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 09:00
For the most part, robot arms are something we see only in factories -- or, you know, in dopey sci-fi cartoons. They're not something we'd encounter in our daily lives, as much as we'd love to have an extra hand around to open jars, carry bags...

Facebook expands mid-video ads to 21 more countries

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:29
Facebook is bringing Ad Breaks (the ads you see in the middle of videos on the platform) to 21 more countries, with support for five more languages. Alongside the global rollout of Facebook Watch, Ad Breaks expanded beyond the US last month to the UK...

This is what Telltale's 'Stranger Things' game might have looked like

Engadget - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:01
Following the "majority studio closure" of Telltale Games last week, the future of many of its planned projects has been up in the air. Rumors suggest that The Walking Dead: The Final Season has been canceled, incomplete, while The Wolf Among Us 2 ha...

Five major features your Android phone sorely needs - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:00
A decade after Google brought us Android, these fixes are still MIA.

Uber's Skyports are the gateway to on-demand air travel - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:00
Fancy hopping across the city in your own air taxi? UberAir could be your answer. And to get you to your aircraft, Uber is planning on building a network of skyports to help you board in style.

Volkswagen's MEB platform underpins a new generation of electric cars - Roadshow

CNET News - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:00
By 2025, Volkswagen expects to sell 1 million MEB-based EVs.