Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Discord is pulling its subscription service's free games library

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 18:09
Discord's Nitro subscription service stepped into Steam territory last year when it gave subscribers access to a curated library of games. It only ever offered a fraction of the titles Steam has -- it launched with just over 60, including Super Meat...

Best 2-in-1 PCs in 2019 for when you need a laptop and tablet in one - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 18:07
Whether you want something that's more tablet than laptop or more laptop than tablet, there's one here to meet your needs and budget.

Deluge of Pixel 4 photos confirms a few of the phone's key specs

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 16:53
If you thought the torrent of detailed Pixel 4 leaks was over, you have another thing coming. Vietnamese phone shop D Store Mobile has sent nearly two dozen photos of a pre-release Pixel 4 XL to The Verge that appear to confirm some of its previousl...

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 may come in a 15-inch model

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 15:34
To date, you've had to buy a Surface Book 2 if you've wanted a Microsoft-made laptop larger than 13.5-inches. Soon, though, you might not have to spend quite so much to get a large surface. The historically accurate WinFuture claims that Microsoft wi...

MIT unveils new 'blackest black' material and makes a diamond disappear - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 15:04
MIT joins a fascinating field that already includes Vantablack.

Mercedes' latest high-tech concept car is a throwback to 1901

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 14:15
Many of Mercedes' concept cars are focused squarely on the future, but its newest example goes back in time even as it aims to go forward. The automaker has unveiled a Vision Mercedes Simplex concept car that hearkens back to the 1901 Mercedes 35 PS...

Recommended Reading: The redesigned WWE Network

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 13:00
WWE Network 2.0: How WWE rebuilt its streaming service after a split with Disney Chris Welch, The Verge After a flashy reveal at CES a few years ago, the WWE Network is by all accounts a success, amassing well over a million subscribers by early 2...

Hitting the Books: 'Dirty bomb' fears spawned America's nuclear spy force

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 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...

This week in tech history: Apple pulls the plug on the iPod classic

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 11:00
At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive...

The Morning After: MoviePass shuts down

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 10:45
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Apple's big iPhone 11 event revealed the biggest news of the week, but that's not all that happened. Tesla went plaid, we celebrated the Dreamcast and Honda put a price tag on its cute EV. Check out those highli...

9 vegan YouTube cooking shows you can't miss - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 10:00
These shows serve up plant-based cooking know-how and entertainment too.

Amazon's 'Undone' takes rotoscope animation to new heights

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 10:00
Undone, Amazon Prime Video's first animated series by Bojack Horseman writers Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg, is a staggering work of art. It starts out as a show about a wayward twenty-something woman bored with her lot in life, but it quickly...

11 everyday products that relieve pain with far-infrared therapy - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 09:15
From pajamas to panty liners, companies are infusing everything with bioceramic particles.

Galaxy Tab S6 review: Good notepad, bad notebook

Engadget - Sat, 2019-09-14 09:00
While the rest of the industry may have given up on making premium Android tablets, Samsung isn't quitting just yet. It still believes Google's software has the potential to power superthin and light 2-in-1s, and so it recently unveiled a new version...

Apple built UWB into the iPhone 11. Here's what you need to know (FAQ) - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 08:00
Ultra wideband wireless technology will precisely pinpoint your location.

Streaks, the $5 app that inspired me to floss for 100 straight days - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 08:00
The super simple tracking tool helps you build those good habits.

9 great reads from CNET this week - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 08:00
How a Tinder catfish ensnared 16 women in a single night, why it appears California state Sen. Scott Wiener never stops moving, and a look inside the murky world of probiotics.

AT&T TV Now review: Great interface and HBO don't make up for missing channels - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 07:00
The streaming service formerly known as DirecTV Now is easy to use, but mandatory HBO and a smaller selection of other channels is a tough sell.

Best Android phones of 2019 - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2019-09-14 06:00
Hand-picked by CNET editors, these are the best Android phones right now.