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Samsung will reportedly make the next Galaxy Fold more affordable

Apr 7 2020
In an effort to make its next flagship foldable more accessible, Samsung will offer its Galaxy Fold successor in two storage configurations, according to SamMobile. In addition to a 512GB variant, the company will reportedly sell a 256GB model that w...

Garmin’s Forerunner 35 GPS smartwatch drops to $100 at Best Buy

Apr 7 2020
Garmin’s Forerunner 35 GPS smartwatch is a Best Buy deal of the day today. It’s on sale for $100 -- a $20 discount off the usual price of around $120. While this isn’t the lowest price we’ve ever seen ($90), it’s pretty close, and it hasn’t dipped th...

What to know before buying a smartwatch

Apr 7 2020
Just a couple of years ago, the case for smartwatches wasn’t clearly made. Today, the wearable world is filled with a bunch of high-quality devices to choose from and a few key players have pushed themselves to the front of the pack.And yet some stil...

Movies Anywhere's lending feature is now available for more users

Apr 7 2020
Movies Anywhere is opening up access to Screen Pass, only a few weeks after the film lending feature launched in closed beta. Anyone can request an invite to try it as of today.Screen Pass was supposed to go into open beta in May, but Movies Anywhere...

Pinterest makes it much easier to buy what you see

Apr 7 2020
Pinterest has introduced a few new features to make it easier to shop directly from pins. You’ll now see a new “shop tab” on search, which will bring up in-stock items from a wide range of retailers every time you search a term such as “office decor”...

As cinephiles shelter, studios are catching on to virtual movie nights

Apr 7 2020
This is a tough time to be a movie lover. Sure, the panoply of streaming platforms means there’s a wide world of films at our fingertips. However, the option of experiencing great cinema in a theater environment has been suspended indefinitely. Acros...

CBS' upcoming 'All Rise' episode features a social distancing twist

Apr 7 2020
CBS will produce an all-new episode of its courtroom drama series All Rise that revolves around the COVID-19 crisis, both in real life and on the show. The episode’s plot is centered on LA’s shelter-in-place rules and how they impact the criminal jus...

The best games for Xbox One

Apr 7 2020
A series of missteps put Microsoft in second place before the Xbox One even came out. While it's likely to remain there until the next generation begins, there are a lot of people out there who have never experienced what the console has to offer. Wi...

Award-winning RPG 'Disco Elysium' is coming to Nintendo Switch

Apr 7 2020
Games developer ZA/UM has already confirmed that its hugely popular detective RPG Disco Elysium is coming to PSA and Xbox One this year — now it’s revealed it’s heading to Switch, too. In an interview with BBC 5live’s Game On podcast, the game’s art...

Dell's XPS 15 and 17 leak with sleek new designs

Apr 7 2020
It looks like Dell is about to launch highly revamped versions of the XPS 15, along with an XPS 17 laptop for the first time in years, according to an image on its site spotted by Redditor u/WesolyKubeczek. The new models (top left and right) look a...

See every square foot of asteroid Bennu, Earth's little frenemy

Apr 7 2020
No pile of dirt and rocks is as interesting as those on the asteroid Bennu. While it has a face only an astrogeologist could love, that rubble could be as old as the solar system itself. Bennu is also number two on the Palermo Technical Impact Hazard...

Firefox's revamped address bar is designed to make searching a lot faster

Apr 7 2020
Mozilla has given Firefox’s address bar a refreshed look and a couple of updates that can make searches go faster. To start with, the browser will now enlarge the address bar whenever you want to do a search and will show the popular sites that show...

Samsung's older smart TVs are losing remote control app support

Apr 7 2020
Samsung is killing its Smart View app for Android and iOS, which serves as a remote control for its older smart TVs. The company has updated the application’s descriptions to announce that it will no longer be supported starting on October 5th. Andro...

Why Panasonic’s GH5s is my go-to for 4K review videos

Apr 7 2020
When I first reviewed the GH5s about two years ago, I concluded that it "produces the best video of any mirrorless camera on the market." I then doubled down by actually investing in one for my own Engadget videos -- most of which are about other cam...

Vizio SmartCast TVs add 30 new free TV channels

Apr 7 2020
Owners of Vizio’s smart TVs already had access to some free broadcasts through its Pluto TV-powered WatchFree service, and today the manufacturer announced several new ones. This contnet in the Free Channels row on the homescreen of TVs with the Smar...

The Morning After: NASCAR driver loses sponsor after 'rage quitting' esports race

Apr 7 2020
Welcome to the new look of The Morning After. With some changes to the backend here at Engadget, we’ve adjusted how we do things in a way that should hopefully make our daily newsletter look and feel even better. Expect to see more changes soon, and...

The first Lego Super Mario sets launch on August 1st

Apr 7 2020
Lego and Nintendo are ready to share a few more details about their unusual Mario-themed collaboration. The aptly-named Lego Super Mario will launch on August 1st with three sets called Adventures with Mario Starter Course — which serves as the found...

Microsoft opens Project xCloud beta signups in 11 new European countries

Apr 7 2020
Microsoft’s game-streaming service, Project xCloud, is slated for launch in 11 new countries. Following its arrival in the US, UK and South Korea, the company has revealed in a blog post that the service will next roll out in Belgium, Denmark, Finlan...

WhatsApp imposes even stricter limits on message forwarding

Apr 7 2020
At a time people are more reliant on messaging platforms than ever before, WhatsApp has introduced new measures in a bid to limit the spread of fake news. If you receive a frequently forwarded message – one that’s been forwarded more than five times...

Microsoft hires Apple’s former wireless tech chief for its hardware division

Apr 7 2020
Ruben Caballero, a former Apple executive, has joined Microsoft as corporate vice president for hardware design and technology. According to a new entry on his LinkedIn profile, which was first spotted by Bloomberg, Caballero will be part of Microsof...

Boeing will send Starliner on another uncrewed test flight

Apr 7 2020
Boeing will conduct another unmanned test flight to demonstrate the Starliner spacecraft after its first attempt failed to reach the ISS. According to The Washington Post, the repeat flight will take place in October or November, which means the aero...

NASCAR driver 'rage quits' esports race

Apr 7 2020
With real-life race events canceled, drivers have taken their talents to esports and unsurprisingly, the usual conflicts have followed. On Sunday during the Food City Showdown from Bristol Motor Speedway in a race that was airing on Fox, Bubba Wallac...

Google Fit redesign focuses on your step count

Apr 7 2020
Google Fit has received another redesign, and this time the focus is on a favorite aspect of fitness tracking: step counts. The Android, iOS and Wear OS versions of Fit have shunted the Move Minutes goal to the side in place of the step count and Hea...

Self-driving shuttles are ferrying COVID-19 tests at a Florida clinic

Apr 6 2020
Drive-thru COVID-19 tests are only as safe and quick as the systems used to put those tests in the hands of clinics, and a new initiative in Jacksonville, Florida might just improve that weak link. The Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville Transportation Authori...

Pixel 4 adds an 'eyes open' check for using face unlock

Apr 6 2020
It took several months, but you can finally enable face unlock on your Pixel 4 without worrying that someone will access your phone while you’re sleeping. Google has rolled out an April security update that adds the promised “require eyes to be open”...