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Google Drive 'Priority' AI monitors your team to surface the right files

9 hours 10 min ago
Google's 'G Suite' of apps and services has been applying machine learning everywhere over the last couple of years, and the latest update it's testing for Google Drive goes a bit further. Two years ago it launched the machine learning-enhanced Quick...

Recommended Reading: The reality of sci-fi's AI immortality obsession

10 hours 42 min ago
Are Hosts, Replicants, and robot clones closer than we think? Jayson Greene, The Ringer Black Mirror already uncomfortably aligns with the real world, but we might be even closer to more advanced concepts from that show and others, like Westworld...

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

12 hours 12 min ago
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We have the iPhone XS review you've been waiting for, plus some shocking news from Telltale Games.

Epson's latest LCD projector does 4K for $2,000

13 hours 10 min ago
If you need another option for a 4K projector that won't completely break the bank, Epson recently introduced this Home Cinema 4010. Like the BenQ HT-2550 projector we reviewed earlier this year, it's doing a bit of trickery to hit that 4K-resolution...

Bluetooth key fob for Tesla Model 3 spotted in FCC pictures

17 hours 33 sec ago
Among the quirks of the Tesla Model 3 is that unlike most cars, it doesn't come with a traditional key or key fob at all. Instead, it relies mostly on a Bluetooth Low Energy link to its owner's nearby iPhone or Android device, with keycards available...

SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:16pm
SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company's Martian dreams. One of the images shows the BFR, the massive rocket SpaceX is developing for deep space missions, while the other shows the BFR and what he called "M...

Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 9:45pm
While we wait to see if Apple's AirPower mat will ever make an appearance, owners of new iPhones and Apple Watches who want to charge both at the same time could consider this Belkin dock. The BOOST↑UP Wireless Charging Dock works with iPhone 8...

Lawmakers want to expand AMBER Alerts to US territories

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:50pm
Two US lawmakers have introduced legislation that would help expand the AMBER Alert system to all territories, which include American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Established nationally in 2003, t...

'Overwatch' tests new colorblind options and tweaked Torbjörn

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:45pm
Ever since Overwatch debuted, Blizzard has continued to poke and prod at the game by adding heroes, game modes, maps and making tweaks to existing content to keep players interested. With a game that functions as a funnel toward its professional espo...

'Fortnite' will add more audio cues to help you hunt rivals

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:29pm
Play enough Fortnite and you'll know that audio cues can make all the difference -- footsteps are your cue to get ready for a fight (or, let's be honest, run for the hills). To that end, Epic has offered a sneak peek at the development and testing of...

OnePlus rolls out its version of Android Pie

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:51pm
OnePlus isn't wasting too much time in bringing its version of Android Pie to its phones. A little over a month after Google released the OS, OnePlus is rolling out OxygenOS 9.0, which includes Pie features such as gesture navigation, adaptive batter...

NYT lawsuit accuses FCC of withholding evidence of Russian meddling

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:03pm
Are you frustrated that the FCC has been reluctant to cooperate with investigations into fake anti-net neutrality comments? So is the New York Times. The newspaper has sued the FCC after the regulator repeatedly refused to provide server logs for its...

Instagram says it’s not working on a regram feature

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:31pm
Rumors of an Instagram regram function have circulated a number of times, and they were renewed this week when The Verge reported that the company was working on a reshare feature. But while Instagram initially told the site that it had no comment ab...

Streaming accounts for 75 percent of music industry revenue in the US

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:59pm
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has released music industry revenue statistics for the first half of 2018 in the US, and on average, revenue growth has slowed. While overall revenue was up 10 percent compared to the same time las...

'Walking Dead' studio Telltale lays off most of its staff (updated)

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:32pm
Telltale Games, the studio behind titles such as The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us, has laid off most of its staff in what it's calling a "majority studio closure." The publisher told Engadget in a statement that "a majority of the company's emp...

Google tests see-through mode, better motion tracking for Daydream

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:04pm
Google has introduced some new experimental features for developers working with the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the standalone Daydream headset released earlier this year. First up is see-through mode, a setting that lets the user see the real space around...

Lockly's smart locks promise better security through algorithms

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:46pm
Lockly thinks it has what it takes to stand out in the nascent smart lock market. Its latest model, the Secure Plus, uses a 3D fingerprint sensor combined with proprietary algorithm-based passcode tech which, together, supposedly makes the setup "vir...

Twitter bug sent some DMs to developers for over a year

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:17pm
A bug in one of Twitter's APIs may have caused unauthorized developers to receive some users' direct messages and protected tweets. Twitter says it hasn't yet discovered evidence that a developer actually received such data, nor does it believe that...

FCC’s Ajit Pai labels California net neutrality law 'illegal'

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:00pm
FCC head honcho, Ajit Pai, didn't mince words in comments regarding California's recent passing of a tough net neutrality bill. In his keynote speech for neoconservative policy organization Maine Heritage Policy Center, Pai called California's SB 822...

T-Mobile aims to lower broadband prices with its 5G service

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:35pm
More and more companies are turning to at-home 5G service to fill in the gaps in availability of broadband internet. Now, T-Mobile has revealed details about its plans for at-home 5G service to the FCC, as was first spotted by Fierce Wireless.