Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Airbus ends production of its A380 superjumbo

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 10:05
Airbus will soon end production of the A380 superjumbo, the largest passenger plane to ever fly. It's capable of hauling up to 850 people and flyers love it, especially those who can afford the amazing first class seats and private cabins. However, a...

Amazon’s new video originals include 'The Power' and a FIFA scandal

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 09:46
In a bid to counter Netflix's aggressive overseas expansion, Amazon has ordered a raft of international content for its Prime Video subscription service. Of the 20 shows on its 2019 slate, 17 are new originals, according to Variety. They include a Br...

'Tetris 99' hands-on: The battle royale game for everyone else

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 09:30
Last night, Nintendo dropped an awful lot of things to get excited about if you're a Switch owner. Alongside a Zelda remake, a new game from the makers of Bayonetta, and Super Mario Maker 2, it resurrected Tetris (bigger than Mario, right?) for 2019....

Qobuz's hi-res music streaming service comes to the US

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 09:16
Another music-streaming service has entered the game. French company Qobuz (pronounced ko-buzz) has announced it's now available in the US and plans to take on the likes of Spotify and Apple Music by focusing on sound quality, making hi-res streaming...

Vuzix’s smart glasses still aren’t ready for prime time

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 09:00
After years of development, Vuzix is now ready to ship the Blade, its first pair of consumer-ready smart glasses. I had a good look at it last month, but at the time, it was lacking a few core features like Alexa integration and step-by-step directio...

Lego’s newest playsets are haunted by AR

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 09:00
As much as we like to shake our metaphorical canes at kids and lament how they're all about Minecraft and Fortnite these days, the truth is that they're still really big into physical play too. Children still love Lego, both the plastic bricks and th...

Focal's Sphear Wireless squeeze premium sound into $130 earbuds

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 09:00
Focal is no newcomer to the audio game. The French company has been around since 1979, and gained a following with its Grande Utopia speaker line. In recent years the company has been making headphones, many of which are at the higher end — lik...

Benedict Cumberbatch will play Satan in Amazon's 'Good Omens' series

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 08:39
Amazon's upcoming miniseries Good Omens has been in the pipeline for a while, and now Neil Gaiman has revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch will take a starring role in the series. The Sherlock star will appear in episode six of the show as a "giant, an...

iOS pirates are using Apple's developer certificates to share hacked apps

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 08:22
Just days after it was revealed that dozens of gambling and pornographic apps have been abusing enterprise certificates to distribute apps outside of Apple's app store, Reuters has found that software pirates have been using the same process to distr...

Audi teases its all-electric Q4 concept car

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 08:02
The third car in Audi's all-electric lineup isn't going on sale until early 2021, but that two-year wait gets a little bit harder when you see what's coming. Ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, the Automaker has shown off a series of concept designs for...

The puzzling chaos of ‘Human: Fall Flat’ is coming to phones

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 07:41
Soon it won't just be Switch owners who get to play indie platform-puzzler Human: Fall Flat on the go. After shifting five million copies across PC, Mac and consoles, the game is heading to mobiles. For the uninitiated, Human stars a claymation-style...

Apple concedes to Qualcomm to escape German iPhone ban

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 07:16
It sounds like Apple is done trying to fight an injunction in Germany brought about by its legal battle against Qualcomm. According to Reuters, the tech giant will resume selling the older iPhone models that were banned in the country after a Munich...

NASA's SPHEREx mission will investigate the origins of the universe

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 06:44
NASA has announced a new space telescope mission dedicated to understanding the origins of life and the universe. It's called the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer or SPHEREx, for short. The s...

The Morning After: Mars Opportunity rover, R.I.P.

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 06:30
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Some sad news as NASA declares that its Mars Opportunity rover is no more. Happy news though: Nintendo dropped a ton of games news late yesterday, including a battle royale Tetris (stay with me) and the return o...

Fujifilm’s X-T30 shrinks the X-T3 in size and price

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 06:14
Fujifilm continues its effort to conquer the APS-C mirrorless market with the launch of the $899 X-T30, a slightly stripped down version of the X-T3. It's much improved over its predecessor, the X-T20, with the addition of a focus joystick and much s...

'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night' is finally coming this summer

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 06:00
You'll finally be able to play Castlevania's spiritual successor this year. Both Nintendo and Sony have announced that Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is coming out this summer for the Switch and the PS4. The game started as a Kickstarter project h...

‘Silksong’ is a full-blown sequel to ‘Hollow Knight’

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 05:35
Hollow Knight was kind of a sleeper hit, at least around these parts. It goes without saying that if we'd given it the appropriate attention, the Kickstarter-funded title would've made our game of the year list when it first came to PC in 2017. Eithe...

'Fortnite' players can get the next Battle Pass for free

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 05:07
For the best part of a year, Fortnite has been king of the battle royale genre, both in terms of players and revenue. PUBG and Blackout have attempted to usurp the free-to-play shooter but Epic Games has successfully managed fend off its competition...

Hackers can stop or speed up Xiaomi's M365 electric scooter

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 04:05
As if there weren't enough safety concerns surrounding electric scooters, here's a new one. Researchers at mobile security firm Zimperium discovered a bug in the Xiaomi M365 scooter that allows a hacker to remotely access the device. Once the have ta...

Tesla pushes Sentry Mode, Dog Mode updates to its EVs

Engadget - Thu, 2019-02-14 03:04
Less than a month after Elon Musk said Sentry Mode for Teslas would be "coming soon" the update has started to roll out, along with a couple of other tweaks. In a blog post detailing Sentry Mode, Tesla explained it uses the car's external cameras to...

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