Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

The Morning After: Google's first car accessory is like a mobile Home Mini

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 07:30
Hey, good morning! While our Galaxy Fold review model is fine (at the time of writing), other phone reviewers have suffered some issues, self-inflicted and otherwise. We're also deep into the New York Auto Show, with major cars from Toyota and Kia t...

Netflix vs Hulu: Which streaming service is best for you? - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 07:00
Netflix and Hulu are two of the most popular video streaming services. Here's how they stack up.

Apple Watch Series 4 vs. Galaxy Watch Active: What's the best smartwatch? - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 07:00
Both are great fitness smartwatches, but the Galaxy Watch Active costs half the price of the Apple Watch. Does that make it the best choice? We'll help you decide.

New Xbox and PlayStation hardware hint at the future of gaming, six years late - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 07:00
With the growth of streaming game services and shift to downloaded over physical media, reality is starting to catch up to my 2013 expectations.

T-Mobile's Money banking app makes its nationwide debut

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 07:00
T-Mobile's entry into the mobile banking game is now available nationwide, a bit over four months after it first rolled out as a pilot program. The mobile-first checking account is called T-Mobile Money, and it comes with some sweet perks for the car...

Pixel 3a, Pixel 3 Lite: Rumors, release dates, price, specs and everything else - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 06:30
Google may be launching a cheaper Pixel 3 and 3 XL. Here's what we know so far (and what we don't).

Withings restores its cardio health feature on scales in Europe

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 06:10
When Withings introduced pulse wave velocity (PWV) measurements on its flagship scale, it offered customers an indicator of their cardiovascular health. In addition to more standard calculations, like weight and body mass index, the Body Cardio scale...

Buy the Galaxy S8, LG V30 or LG V35 for less than $400 - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 06:00
We found three older flagship phones that you can buy new on the cheap.

Epic Games will boost security with two-factor SMS and email verification

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 05:25
Epic Games is introducing extra security measures to protect users' accounts -- something it needs to do as the developer behind Fortnite, one of the most popular multiplayer games today. In an account security update the company posted, it said it's...

Google pulls popular Chinese Android apps over large-scale ad fraud

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 04:20
Google pulled a number of popular Android apps from the Play Store after BuzzFeed News has discovered a large-scale ad fraud scheme their developers were pulling off. Six of those apps were by DU Group, a developer that spun off from Chinese tech gia...

Facebook is working on a voice AI rival to Siri and Alexa

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 02:31
Facebook might introduce its own voice assistant à la Siri and Alexa in the future. According to CNBC, the social network's augmented and virtual reality team led by Ira Snyder has been developing a voice AI since 2018. The team has even start...

CRISPR gene-editing used in US patients for the first time - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 00:29
Researchers treat cancer patients with experimental therapy.

Samsung speaks up about broken Galaxy Fold review units

Engadget - Thu, 2019-04-18 00:24
Even after extensive durability testing, reports surfaced yesterday that several Galaxy Fold reviewers had already suffered from broken devices. It appears they're experiencing more than one type of issue, mostly tied to the device's innovative foldi...

Giant prehistoric lion fossil discovered hiding in museum drawer - CNET

CNET News - Thu, 2019-04-18 00:15
Simbakubwa kutoaafrika takes its place in the circle of life.

Facebook 'unintentionally' saved contacts of 1.5 million new users

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 23:14
Remember the weird revelation that Facebook was asking some new users for the password to their email account? Tonight Business Insider reports that since May 2016, if users entered their email password then Facebook used it to access their contact l...

Facebook 'unintentionally uploaded' email contacts from 1.5M users - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 21:17
Contacts harvested during new account signups for nearly three years.

Amazon's 'The Boys' has Karl Urban fighting superheroes gone bad

Engadget - Wed, 2019-04-17 21:16
Are you sick of the usual superhero fare? So is Amazon. It just posted a teaser for The Boys, a Prime Video adaptation of Gareth Ennis' comic book about wayward superheroes. The show casts Karl Urban as a CIA enforcer who "spanks" a group of corru...

NASA and Blue Origin partner up for new rocket engine tests - CNET

CNET News - Wed, 2019-04-17 20:34
Jeff Bezos' rocket company will upgrade a disused NASA testing facility to fire up two new engines.