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John Romero gifts 'Doom' 18 new levels for its 25th birthday

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:37am
Ready to feel ancient? The original Doom is 25 years old -- and co-creator John Romero wants to make sure you know it. He's preparing an add-on for the 1993 game, Sigil, that serves as a "spiritual successor" to the classic shooter's fourth episode (...

Google Maps for iPhone now includes personalized recommendations

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:09am
Earlier this year, Google redesigned Maps to add a bunch of features, including personalized suggestions based on your tastes and interests. Now, that feature will be more broadly available as Google is bringing the For You tab to iOS in more than 40...

NASA’s Voyager 2 probe has entered interstellar space

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 9:34am
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft has exited the heliosphere -- the plasma bubble created by the sun that encompasses most of our solar system -- and entered interstellar space, making it the second human-made object to do so. Voyager 1 hit this milestone...

China grants Qualcomm a ban on some iPhone sales

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 8:54am
A Chinese court granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple that halts sales and imports of most iPhone models in the country. The court ruled that several devices, including iPhone X, violated two Qualcomm patents related to resizing photos and man...

Microsoft's new Edge browser will support Chrome extensions

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 8:15am
Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Edge browser will support Chrome's vast collection of extensions. The software's project manager, Kyle Alden, revealed the answer to the question on everyone's lips on the Windows 10 subreddit, reports Thurrotts. "...

50 years ago, 'the mother of all demos' foretold our tech future

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 7:31am
Innovation usually happens in slow, measured steps over many years, but a demo in 1968 transformed the world of personal computers in just 90 minutes. In a presentation dubbed "the mother of all demos," Douglas Engelbart showed off technology that wo...

Samsung to develop real products with a fake Supreme

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 6:48am
The Chinese launch event for Samsung's Galaxy A8s had a little surprise for fashion-conscious locals, as the company announced that it was partnering with Supreme. Samsung China's Feng En even invited executives from the popular fashion brand on stag...

Elon Musk says the SEC can't stop him from tweeting what he wants

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 6:10am
Elon Musk says nobody censors his Twitter in the wake of his settlement with the SEC. As part of that deal over the securities fraud charge for his tweets about taking Tesla private, the entrepreneur agreed to step down as chairman and establish "add...

The Morning After: Notch alternatives are getting interesting

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 5:30am
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Netflix kept the pressure on this weekend with some new trailers -- don't miss the Stranger Things season three episode titles -- and the all-screen phone trend could go in a couple of new directions with Honor...

Engadget UK giveaway: Win a smart heating system courtesy of Tado

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 5:00am
There's something ever so satisfying about milling around in your PJs at home when you need to wrap up like a mummy to set foot outside. But making repeated trips to the thermostat and fiddling around with the timer isn't quite so enjoyable. This wee...

Netflix's star-studded 'Triple Frontier' arrives in March 2019

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:36am
Netflix has unveiled a trailer and release date for Triple Frontier, a new cartel thriller with an impressive cast. Starring Oscar Isaac, Ben Affleck, Son's of Anarchy's Charlie Hunnam and Pedro Pascal, the film follows a team of ex-US Special Forces...

Honor View 20 will also feature a punch-hole all-screen design

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:00am
With Huawei and Samsung already prepping all-screen smartphones with a circular front camera cutout, other companies are bound to join this notch-free party. The latest brand to tease a "hole-screen" device is none other than Huawei's awkwardly linke...

Essential buys the company behind Newton Mail

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 10:50pm
The Newton Mail subscription service might be dead, but its owner just found an unusual lifeline. Essential has acquired Newton developer CloudMagic for an unspecified amount. The phone maker didn't say just what it would do with its new purchase,...

StarVR puts its developer headsets on hold amid financial woes

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 9:08pm
StarVR's headset plans are facing a serious setback. The company has confirmed to UploadVR that it's putting its StarVR One developer program "on hold" a month after starting sign-ups due to both problems with its "key overseas shareholder" and whil...

Tesla tests Autopilot navigation for traffic lights and roundabouts

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 7:40pm
Tesla has teased that Navigate on Autopilot will gradually handle more and more driving responsibilities, but those aren't just fanciful long-term plans -- they're very much on the roadmap for the near future. In the midst of a public pitch for Navi...

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 6:07pm
Samsung's prototype 5G phone might be more indicative of the Galaxy S10's design than first thought. An image posted by a Vietnamese Facebook user purports to show an S10 Plus prototype (indicated by the "Beyond 2" codename) with a heavily disguised...

Google's Mountain View development plans include affordable housing

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 4:36pm
Google is still tweaking its Mountain View expansion plans, and the public just got a clearer glimpse of what those changes could entail. The city has published a Google development proposal for the North Bayshore area that would at least partially...

Google's rumored Pixel 3 'Lite' XL might ditch the notch

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 3:04pm
There's been talk (and apparent leaks) of a mid-range Pixel 3 variant, but what about an equivalent to the larger Pixel 3 XL? That might be coming too. OnLeaks and 91mobiles claim to have details of a Pixel 3 'Lite' XL (just a placeholder name for...

Twitter's Jack Dorsey promotes Myanmar despite genocide reports

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 1:35pm
Unfortunately, social network leaders still appear to be tone deaf regarding Myanmar's reported atrocities. Twitter chief Jack Dorsey posted a series of tweets encouraging followers to visit Myanmar after he'd been there for a birthday meditation re...

Netflix superhero show 'The Umbrella Academy' debuts February 15th

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 12:02pm
Netflix has finally taken the wraps off its adaptation of the Dark Horse comic The Umbrella Academy. The streaming service has posted a teaser trailer that both confirms the series' February 15th premiere date and offers a glimpse into its take on G...

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