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Take a gander through the comment section of any gaming-related article here on Engadget, and you're all but guaranteed to find at least one person espousing how much better playing games on a PC is compared to doing so on, say, a PlayStation 4 or...

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Have you stopped to consider what impact Apple Pay will have on the credit card industry? Don't worry, we hadn't either, but Bank Innovation believe that the service might just send mobile payments mainstream. Currently, tapping your phone on a...

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Sprint and T-Mobile have already promised to match and even top each others' (and other carriers') trade-in prices before the new iPhone debuted. But would you like to hear what Verizon and AT&T have to offer first before deciding which carrier to...

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If you've ever belonged to Weight Watchers, you know it's pretty good at logging your food intake. But exercise? Not so much. Unless you use a qualifying pedometer, you have to manually enter your activity, which means calculating how much time you...

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Old football folklore states that a super-talented and skillful overseas player hasn't earned his stripes until he's performed on a cold, wet and windy Wednesday night in Stoke. Those achievements would be nothing without fans there to chronicle...

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There are several reasons to buy a gaming laptop over a desktop, but the biggest two would be portability and desktop footprint. That's what makes MSI's GamingDock such a curious proposition, since it trades both features in exchange for more raw...

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Channel 4 basically pioneered online catch-up services when it launched 4oD for PCs eight years ago. Since then, 4oD has evolved and improved, most recently adding offline viewing for mobile devices and the ability to stream over 3G and 4G networks....

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Looking for some OneDrive news? Good, because we've got it. First up, now you can upload files as big as 10GB using the Mac and Windows desktop apps, and all of the mobile applications, according to Microsoft. Redmond says that its also increased the...

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GiffGaff, the network famed for its low-cost unlimited internet "goodybags," could soon face a backlash from some of its customers after quietly announcing it's axing some all-you-can-eat data plans. The O2-owned MVNO has said it will remove...

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Thinking about using Intel Edison for your next builder project, but feeling a little uninspired? Don't worry: IDF 2014 is rife with examples of how to use the company's new development board. In the weeks leading up to the conference, Intel...

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We've come across a variety of wares from renowned French designer Philippe Starck. He's tinkered with everything from external hard drives to headphones, and now he's added electric bicycles to the list. Working alongside Moustache Bikes, the...

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The photographic industry is gearing up for one of its biggest events, Photokina in Cologne, which kicks-off next week. Naturally, the preceding fortnight is a high-time for the internet's leak-happy camera fans, and Digital Camera Info has, once...

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Mass spectrometry. What's it good for anyway? Analyzing substances to figure out just what they are, that's what. The inherent problem with the process, though, is that it's basically impossible to do outside of a dedicated lab. Researchers at the...

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Out on the town with your Lumia and eager to hook up with friends? It shouldn't be too hard to socialize after today. Skype has upgraded its Windows Phone app with a location sharing feature that lets you send your position to whoever you're chatting...

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As you may have noticed, that rumor of HTC making Amazon smartphones never panned out; Amazon ultimately designed the Fire phone itself. But was it a bogus story to begin with? Not if you ask The Information. Its sources claim that HTC landed a deal...

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Nintendo regularly draws on its long history in video gaming to get you buying games and consoles, but it may have just topped itself with its latest 3DS XL variants. On top of two models meant to honor the launches of Persona Q and Super Smash...

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Have you ever thought about how you might improve the standard QWERTY keyboard? Jesse Vincent has. He's a keyboard enthusiast, a rare breed of geek inexplicably obsessed with text entry devices. We found him showing of Keyboardio at TechCrunch...

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Now that Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus is ready to play in the Galaxy Note 4's size territory, Samsung is taking the competition on with a few new ads. It's revived the "It Doesn't Take A Genius" tagline, and first up is a segment making fun of Apple's...

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While Google already had been offering an extended two-hour window for app and game returns, the outfit has officially acknowledged the change. Before the switch, Android users had 15 minutes to decide whether or not they wanted to keep software...

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Itching to learn more about Apple Pay? We went hands-on. Wondering what all the "Day of Action" talk is about? We covered that too -- and a whole lot more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours. ...

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A new technology's joining those diabetes-monitoring contact lenses at Google X's Life Science division, one that'll make eating a lot easier for people with Parkinson's or essential tremors. This technology takes the form of a spoon that vibrates to...

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The Equil JOT smartpen was a nice evolution on digitally-enhanced writing implements. Much like Livescribe's digitizing pen, it copied all a writer's scribbles to a companion iPad app -- but the JOT didn't need a special notebook to do it. Rather...

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If you're leery about taking a trip to Egypt just now, Google can at least give you part of the experience with new Pyramids of Giza Street View imagery. That includes the Great Pyramid, the only remaining ancient wonder of the ancient world that's...

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For the procrastinators among us, I share your philosophy: Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow? Sadly, the people who sign our paychecks don't really agree; they strongly encourage us to get things done today. Right now! There's a ton of...

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Apparently, the only thing that gets Americans incensed more than kinda-sorta nudity is the danger of slow lanes on the internet. The FCC has confirmed that its most recent net neutrality rules have received more comments (1,477,301, to be exact)...

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