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Hubble flies through the Milky Way's 'raucous star nursery'

6 hours 30 min ago
Over the past 28 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has inspired a generation of astronomers with insanely dramatic views of the universe, but it's hardly done blowing our minds. NASA has unveiled a new fly-through video of the Lagoon Nebula. Located...

Battle royale pioneer 'H1Z1' comes to PS4 on May 22nd

6 hours 50 min ago
PS4 players don't have many major choices for battle royale games: there's Fortnite, of course, but you won't find PUBG or up-and-coming games like Radical Heights. All that is about to change in a month, though, as Daybreak is releasing H1Z1 (the ti...

DoorDash will deliver groceries from Walmart in Atlanta

7 hours 7 min ago
Walmart's latest tech trick is delivering groceries via DoorDash. Except instead of this being a Walmart offering, it's actually being led by DoorDash according to TechCrunch. End users shouldn't notice a difference, however. Logging on to the Walmar...

A first look at Spotify’s redesigned free mobile experience

7 hours 31 min ago
As rumored, Spotify today unveiled a redesigned app that's geared toward users of its free music-streaming service at an event in New York City. The new mobile experience is all about personalized on-demand listening, with 15 playlists that are curat...

Engadget giveaway: Win a set of refinished AirPods courtesy of BlackPods!

7 hours 43 min ago
AirPods have been around for a while, so many of us have gotten over the slightly weird look of them (with at least one notable exception). While Apple still has yet to expand the options beyond plain white, BlackPods has stepped in to fill a need. T...

Purism's privacy-focused phone will support Ubuntu Touch

8 hours 3 sec ago
Purism's security-focused smartphone, the Librem 5, will come with support for Ubuntu Touch when it ships next year. According to the company, which made its mark building ultra-secure, open platform laptops, the operating system will be "well-suppor...

What we're playing: 'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze'

8 hours 20 min ago
This month, Reviews Editor Jamie Rigg discovers one of Nintendo's many slept-on classics. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze came out back in 2014, but because the Wii U wasn't the most popular console around, it didn't exactly sell like hotcakes....

Spotify brings on-demand listening to its free mobile app

8 hours 40 min ago
Spotify's free tier is now decidedly more useful when you're on the move. The streaming music service has unveiled a new free version of its mobile app that no longer forces you to shuffle tunes -- you can listen to songs on-demand so long as they a...

'Wolfenstein II' blasts its way to the Switch on June 29th

9 hours 3 sec ago
It's been a long time in coming, but the Nintendo Switch adaptation of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is (almost) here. Bethesda has announced that the Nazi-punching sequel will be available on June 29th for $60. You'll generally know what to expec...

Ford's electric GoBikes have arrived in San Francisco

9 hours 14 min ago
Bike-sharing company Motivate is expanding its San Francisco offering to include electric versions of Ford's GoBikes. They'll be available at no extra cost in the same way as Ford's regular GoBikes, which can be unlocked with the accompanying app or...

Selfie-snapping monkey loses copyright infringement case (again)

9 hours 28 min ago
The copyright battle over who owns that famous toothy selfie taken by a macaque monkey in Indonesia apparently didn't end when the parties involved reached a settlement last year. On Monday, an appeals court has affirmed the lower court's decision th...

Amazon can deliver packages to the inside of your car

9 hours 48 min ago
Amazon Key's in-home delivery is all well and good (assuming you trust it in the first place), but there's an obvious caveat: you have to go home to get your package. Now, you might not even have to go to that trouble. Amazon has launched a Key In-...

Pandora Premium arrives on Xbox One

10 hours 3 sec ago
Pandora has dragged its heels expanding its Premium service beyond mobile -- a web player only arrived in February, nearly a year after the mobile launch. But now it's opening up its offerings further still. From today, you'll be able to use the stre...

Roku adds private listening for multiple viewers

10 hours 3 sec ago
Many living room media players support headphones to let one person watch videos without disrupting anyone. But that's not how it always works. What if you want to watch Netflix with your spouse when the kids are sleeping, or catch up on YouTube with...

Roku is getting free live news, starting with ABC

10 hours 3 sec ago
If there's one thing streaming video watchers love, it's free stuff. So it wasn't a huge surprise to see Roku launch a free ad-supported movie channel of its own last year. Now, it's adding news coverage to that selection, starting with ABC News Live...

MIT researchers turn water into 'calm' computer interfaces

10 hours 30 min ago
Our lives are busy and full of distractions. Modern computing. with its constant notifications and enticing red bubbles next to apps, seems designed to keep us enthralled. MIT Media Lab's Tangible Media Group wants to change that by crafting "calm in...

Hackers find an 'unpatchable' way to breach the Nintendo Switch

10 hours 58 min ago
Security researchers from ReSwitched have discovered a Nintendo Switch vulnerability that could let hackers run arbitrary code on all current consoles. Dubbed "Fusée Gelée" ("Frozen Rocket") it exploits buggy code in the NVIDIA Tegra X1...

Apple recruits Samsung VP to kickstart growth in South Korea

11 hours 36 min ago
Apple is way behind Samsung in the Korean brand's home country, so it has decided to recruit someone who knows the market and its staunchest rival very well. According to Bloomberg, Cupertino has hired Samsung VP Brandon Yoon to lead its business in...

Viacom perseveres with Snapchat-exclusive TV shows

12 hours 3 sec ago
Even though Instagram's Snapchat-like Stories has more users than Snapchat itself, the original ephemeral app's longtime partner Viacom remains immune to its charms. The media conglomerate (which you might be more familiar with as MTV's and Comedy Ce...

'Starcraft II' finally gets a store for player-made maps

12 hours 2 min ago
Newer Blizzard titles like Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm are free to play, but they do offer as many paid extras as you can shake a stick at. That's normal these days, of course, but StarCraft II was first released in 2010 -- a simpler time whe...

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