posted 18 days ago on engadget
It's right around that time of year when iPhone rumors start heating up and 2016 is no exception. Earlier this week, there were rumors floating around that Apple could be working on a 4-inch iPhone 6c, theoretically for those who missed the smaller i...

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posted 18 days ago on engadget
While the US government continues to argue the pros and cons of encryption, one official is actually defending the practice. NSA director Admiral Mike Rogers said Thursday encryption is "foundational to the future," and that we're wasting our time de...

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posted 19 days ago on engadget
"This video was originally posted on February 20, 2008 by YouTube user NibiruShock2012. The original producer of this video was compromised and his account stolen by an impostor. This has been fully documented in multiple YouTube videos by YouTube di...

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posted 19 days ago on engadget
Apple hasn't shown off anything like HoloLens, Cardboard, PlayStation VR, Gear VR or Oculus Rift yet, but there's something in the works. The Financial Times reports that Apple hired one of the nation's leading experts on virtual and augmented realit...

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posted 19 days ago on engadget
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read their continuously updated list of deals at TheWirecutter.com. You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends at The Wirecutter....

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posted 19 days ago on engadget
It's been quite a while (2010 to be exact) since Massive Attack dropped an album. But they're back with a new tour and more importantly new music. But instead of just dropping a few singles on Spotify, they've created the trippy Fantom app for iOS th...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
Dropbox teamed up with Microsoft back in 2014, and since then many of the new features the company has introduced have focused around that partnership. You can now access files stored in Dropbox through Office apps, create Office documents right in t...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
The first name that comes to mind when you hear "live-streaming video" might be Twitch, but even despite how that service has grown, it isn't exactly something you'd use for video conferencing or at work. Regardless of how much you want to drop a few...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
Garmin has built a version of its Fenix 3 multi-sport fitness watch that's capable of being used for marine activity. The Quatix 3 takes everything you know and love about the aforementioned device and throws in a bundle of marine-friendly features....

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
Skype is constantly getting new tools to make call-related tasks easier, and today the Android version received two more. First, there's now an option for scheduling calls in the mobile app. Select the contact you want to schedule a call with and sel...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
If you were left wondering how the team behind the Zano mini drone could raise so much crowdfunding cash only to crash and burn within the space of a year, you're not alone. Kickstarter commissioned journalist Mark Harris to find out what went wrong,...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
Netflix hasn't been shy about delving into geekier fare with its original programming -- the Wachowski's Sense8 is straight sci-fci, and Marvel's Jessica Jones and Daredevil are fantastical shows in their own right. Now, both Variety and Deadline are...

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posted 20 days ago on engadget
Since I started at Engadget, it's been my life's mission (possible exaggeration) to reduce the number of gadgets I carry when I run. At one point, getting ready for a workout was something of a memory test. Where's my heart-rate strap? Did I charge m...

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posted 21 days ago on engadget
This article contains spoilers for That Dragon, Cancer. My son died on May 27th 2005, the day after his extremely premature birth. I rarely talk about it, or even let my brain wander to the memories of what were some of the worst hours of my life. T...

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posted 21 days ago on engadget
DraftKings, FanDuel and all other daily fantasy sports websites can't catch a break. In Washington, their fate depends on which bill state legislators decide to pass. Rep. Chris Hurst's House bill wants to reinforce the state's existing law and offic...

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posted 21 days ago on engadget
Crytek is best known for Crysis, Far Cry and other games that push the limits of CryEngine, a developer tool that it licenses to other studios. Having gone through a bit of a rough patch, the company is focusing sharply on VR, developing new experien...

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posted 21 days ago on engadget
Major League Baseball is in court today to defend its practice of region-locking game broadcasts, Bloomberg Business reports. The MLB's broadcast deals force some fans to purchase bloated TV and internet packages like DirecTV's Extra Innings or MLB.T...

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posted 21 days ago on engadget
Facebook has offered Tor support for a while if you've been concerned about keeping your social networking activity private, but what about on your phone? Don't worry, you're covered. The site has started rolling out Tor support on Android, giving...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
Today on In Case You Missed It: Space X's latest Falcon 9 autonomous landing almost went according to plan. The rocket's satellite made it into orbit and the first stage booster set down on its drone barge but promptly fell over and exploded on acc...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
Amazon vice president Paul Misener doesn't know if the company already has a pricing scheme for its Prime Air service, but he knows everything else there is to know about the delivery drones. He talked about the project at length in an interview with...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
From 2012 to 2015, Russia researched ways of deflecting Earth-bound asteroids using nuclear weapons and came up with a best-case scenario, The Telegraph reports. The Central Scientific Research Institute of Machine Building, an arm of Russia's state-...

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posted 22 days ago on engadget
Nanoparticles are extremely small -- less than 100 nanometers in size -- but they can have a big impact on medicine, solar technology, batteries, computing and other industries. Nanoparticles are generally more reactive, stronger and more versatile t...

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posted 23 days ago on engadget
It's no secret that robots are replacing humans in factories, and both the retail and service industries are set to take a hit, too. Just how bad will things get? Well, the World Economic Forum says its research indicates that over 5 million jobs wil...

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posted 23 days ago on engadget
There's good news and bad news for Karma hotspot users. The good: Karma is restoring 5 Mbps download and upload speeds on its $50 unlimited data plan, after slowing things down a few weeks ago to deal with data hogs. The bad: You'll only get those sp...

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posted 23 days ago on engadget
Under pressure from black cabbies and traditional private hire operators, Transport for London (TfL) is currently entertaining new regulations that could cause serious problems for Uber and its business model. But Action for Cabbies, a company brough...

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