posted 11 days ago on engadget
Earlier this week, the independent London arcade Heart of Gaming was burgled. Thieves took over £5,000 worth of consoles, games and accessories, leaving the owners understandably crestfallen. The arcade is best-known for its retro cabinets, but those...

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posted 11 days ago on engadget
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posted 12 days ago on engadget
THORwin isn't quite capable of bending it like Beckham yet, but when it comes to robotic soccer players, it's one of the best. The US-made machine has just won top prize in the adult-sized category at this year's RoboCup in China, an international an...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
It's time to put that Doom alpha code from your PlayStation 4, Xbox One or PC copy of Wolfenstein: The New Order to use if you already haven't redeemed it. Publisher Bethesda's announced that access to the Hell-bound shooter's first multiplayer test ...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
Google is getting serious about 360-degree video content. And it's not only about supporting it through YouTube or, by extension, Cardboard. The search giant's also behind an app called Spotlight Stories, which it created with Motorola in 2013 and ha...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
Wish the original NVIDIA Shield Portable had Android 5.1 and Google Cast support? Now it does, but it comes at a price. A new, optional update for the Shield bestows the handheld with latest version of Lollipop, the ability to be a Chromecast / Googl...

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posted 12 days ago on engadget
In its ongoing war with Periscope for the hearts and screens of mobile users, Meerkat announced a new feature on Thursday. Users can now livestream their adventures from select GoPro cameras. Right now, only GoPro Hero3's offer the feature. Users wil...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
Not that long ago we published a list of the Engadget crew's favorite game soundtracks. But, of course, we left some of your favorites out. Well, we listened. What you'll find below are a selection of soundtracks that y'all made impassioned pleas for...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
Need proof that Neil deGrasse Tyson has a knack for explaining complex astrophysical concepts in simple terms? You don't have to spend the better part of an hour watching a Cosmos episode -- in fact, a short work break will do the trick. The famed as...

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posted 13 days ago on engadget
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posted 14 days ago on engadget
So far, OnePlus has done a fairly good job of keeping its next smartphone under wraps ahead of the July 27th launch. However, a clear shot of the OnePlus 2 has been revealed by one of the biggest 'leakers' out there -- Chinese wireless regulator Tena...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
If you're not a fan on the ol' smell test to see if milk has spoiled, you might soon be in luck. Researchers from the University of California at Berkley and National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan created a "smart cap" for food storage containers t...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
Google's Location History feature keeps track of the places your mobile device has been (if you opt-in and turn it on) and now you can look back through that data with "Your Timeline." Rolling out on the desktop and Android versions of Google Maps, i...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
Worried about identity theft? If you listen to talk radio you've probably heard of one potential answer: LifeLock, an identity protection service that promises to stop identity theft before it happens. It's a nice thought, but the company doesn't act...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
Grooveshark's dodgy music service might be gone, but that doesn't mean that your carefully curated playlists have disappeared forever. Newcomer music site StreamSquid claims that it has resurrected about 90 percent of Grooveshark's playlists using a ...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
TCL has just launched its Roku TV Color Series, which might be what you need to really tie the room together. Sure, the display has 16.7 million colors, but now the outside has a splash green, pink or blue. These smart 32-inch LED sets offer 720p HD ...

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posted 14 days ago on engadget
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posted 15 days ago on engadget
If your typical day involves saving someone's life or trekking around a glacier, a regular tablet may be a bit... dainty. That's why Dell has just buttressed its Rugged series with a brand new model, the Latitude 12 Rugged tablet. The company is pitc...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
GoPro has a new content portal, and, as you'd imagine, it's filled with extreme footage subscribers can pay to use. The company has followed in the footsteps of Flickr and 500px, launching a licensing program that gives its content creators -- especi...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
The hunt for extraterrestrial life just got a big leg up. Internet investor Yuri Milner and his Breakthrough Prize Foundation will spend $100 million supporting Breakthrough Listen, a project that will use radio telescopes, lasers and other equipment...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
Google announced today that its legacy Google+ Photos app will soon go the way of Picasa (that is, obscurity) in favor of the company's newer Google Photos app which launched in May. According to a post on Google+, Google+ Photos will begin shutting ...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
Most of Motorola's energy is likely going into the new smartphones it's expected to launch next week, but that isn't stopping it from upgrading other parts of its lineup. The company has quietly released a second-generation Moto Hint headset that ret...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
XBox One's new bundle will have football fans cheering. The Xbox One Madden NFL 16 bundle includes 1TB of storage, a full download of Madden NFL 16 and a year's subscription to EA Access. That subscription not only grants access to The Vault, EA's co...

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posted 15 days ago on engadget
Buzz Lightyear is tearing around on his jetpack in Toy Story 2, but I'm not watching passively. Every time he banks left, my chair banks left. When he accelerates and climbs, I tilt back. When he finally touches down on a strange planet, my seat drop...

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posted 16 days ago on engadget
The aerial firefighters deployed to put out a large wildfire in San Bernardino County on Friday were forced to jettison their loads and ultimately land their planes and helicopters. Why? Because a handful of drone owners thought it would be a great i...

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