• Apple's latest purchase is an augmented reality company

    May 29, 2015

    Apple's latest purchase is an augmented reality company Out of all the major technology companies, Apple is yet to reveal its plans for augmented or virtual reality. But still, chances are the Cupertino firm's working on a project (or two) behind closed doors, as signaled by multiple patents that have sur...

  • Google Photos cuts out Plus to make the app we really wanted

    May 29, 2015

    Google Photos cuts out Plus to make the app we really wanted The most striking part of the just released (on the web, iOS and Android) Google Photos is how familiar it feels if you've already been using Photos in Google+, or before that, Picasa. The biggest change I noticed early on is that by separating Photo...

  • Google's Now on Tap makes Android M smartphones so much smarter

    May 29, 2015

    Google's Now on Tap makes Android M smartphones so much smarter In no particular order, Google's invading our living rooms, our extremities, our skies, and — curiously — our Android phones. No, really! By announcing Google Now on Tap during today's I/O keynote, the company's going all-in on the idea that a Google...

  • This foldable drone origamis itself and dissolves when done

    May 29, 2015

    This foldable drone origamis itself and dissolves when done MIT recently unveiled -- or rather, unfurled -- an unusual drone specimen. The tiny robot weighs a third of a gram and is just 1.7 cm long. It starts its existence as a flat, paper or polystyrene wafer. When activated with a small heat source, the dr...

  • Google wants more Chromecast multiplayer games and autoplaying apps

    May 29, 2015

    Google wants more Chromecast multiplayer games and autoplaying apps Google has sold 17 million Chromecasts thus far, but it obviously wants to sell more and make the media player more valuable to current users at the same time. The company is releasing a bunch of new APIs that will allow developers to create even bet...

  • Cardboard is the new Google Glass of looking silly in public

    May 29, 2015

    Google announced a new version of its low-cost Cardboard virtual-reality headsets today at its I/O developers conference, and it’s giving some attendees a wicked case of déjà vu. Ashley Mayer, cloud-storage company Box’s director of communications, was in attendance at…Read more ›

  • Google wants you to buy Big Macs with your face

    May 29, 2015

    Google wants you to buy Big Macs with your face Google may have been the first big tech company to push NFC payments, but it was Apple Pay that got the public excited about buying things with your smartphone. At a Google I/O session for Android Pay, the search giant announced that it was partnerin...

  • Only your ears can save you in this creepy horror game

    May 29, 2015

    Imagine exploring a creepy house full of eerie and unfamiliar sounds, supernatural horror dripping from every bannister and behind every mysterious, creaking door. Now imagine entering such a disturbing environment when you’re blind. Cassie is the blind young protagonist of…Read more ›

  • This cool gadget puts the weather outside into a box on your desk

    May 29, 2015

    The best way to check the weather is usually pulling up an app or website, turning on a TV, or simply going to a window and looking outside. But what if you had a gorgeous device on your desk that…Read more ›

  • iPhones can be Google VR viewers, too

    May 29, 2015

    iPhones can be Google VR viewers, too As we walked out of today's Google I/O keynote, we -- and all other keynote attendees -- were handed the second-generation version of Cardboard, Google's low-tech effort at a VR headset. As was announced at the keynote itself, the new Cardboard is de...

  • How to hide your location from Facebook stalkers

    May 29, 2015

    Anyone you exchange messages with via Facebook Messenger could know where you’ve been at any point. Chatted with your boss? He could use a newly discovered hack to figure out your sick days weren’t spent at home. Facebook intern Aran…Read more ›

  • Feds to overhaul program that delivers broadband to the poor

    May 29, 2015

    Feds to overhaul program that delivers broadband to the poor While 95 percent of American households earning six figures annually have access to broadband internet, just 48 percent of homes making under $25,000 enjoy the same benefit. Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to reduce th...

  • VIDEO: Robotic roach acts as aircraft carrier

    May 29, 2015

    BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

  • Looking for the future workplace

    May 29, 2015

    Is the future workplace a shiny tech paradise or robot led dystopia?

  • 'Pillar' is a personality test and much more in video game form

    May 29, 2015

    'Pillar' is a personality test and much more in video game form "When people think you're dying, they really, really listen to you instead of just -- ""Instead of just waiting for their turn to speak."This scene from Fight Club encapsulates one of the driving ideas behind Pillar, a video game starring a serie...

  • The perfect COVR for candid shooting with your iPhone 6

    May 29, 2015

    Stop taking pictures of your “stupid face,” Thomas Hurst says. Think history, legacy and every day, unposed moments. Hurst believes he has the tool to help you make more meaningful photos and the veteran photojournalist is trying to raise $25,000…Read more ›

  • Sign into Netflix straight from your Google account

    May 29, 2015

    Sign into Netflix straight from your Google account You've been able to sign into third-party websites with your Google credentials for years, but now the company is broadening out the places that info can take you. On its Developer Blog, the outfit is talking up its new Identity Platform, a suite of ...

  • Canadian man gets fined for using his Apple Watch while driving

    May 29, 2015

    Canadian man gets fined for using his Apple Watch while driving Now that electronics manufacturers are releasing more and more smartwatch models, you might be wondering what the authorities' stance is on using one while driving. Well, this clears things up a bit for our Canadian readers: a man named Jeffrey Maces...

  • What sweet treat will the 'M' in 'Android M' stand for?

    May 28, 2015

    What sweet treat will the 'M' in 'Android M' stand for? In no surprise to anyone, Google announced that its next version of Android will be called "M," the natural followup to Lollipop and its other edible mobile operating systems. We won't know for some time what the "M" will stand for and are really hop...

  • '3D printing' used to test a 'cure' for type-1 diabetes

    May 28, 2015

    '3D printing' used to test a 'cure' for type-1 diabetes Researchers are one step closer to reducing the effects of type-1 diabetes after developing a way to implant insulin-generating cells into the pancreas. According to publisher IOP, this method was previously unsuccessful, but has begun to work now th...

  • VIDEO: Highlights from Google I/O 2015

    May 28, 2015

    Google has shown off some of the functions of the next version of its Android mobile operating system.

  • Find your Device Account Number for Apple Pay

    May 28, 2015

    If a retailer asks for the last four digits of your credit card, but you’ve used Apple Pay, you might be out of luck if you use the actual digits off your plastic rectangle. Every time you give a retailer…Read more ›

  • NHL team projects Nintendo-esque 'Bolts of Steel' game on ice

    May 28, 2015

    NHL team projects Nintendo-esque 'Bolts of Steel' game on ice We've seen 3D projections on basketball courts and arena floors before, but the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning just took the game up a notch. Before the team's Eastern Conference Finals game on Tuesday, it used the playing surface to project a "Bolts of S...

  • Periscope 'changing house viewings'

    May 28, 2015

    An estate agent using a live video streaming app to conduct home viewings says he hopes the technology will help improve his profession's image.

  • Wax Woz is coming to Madame Tussauds in San Francisco

    May 28, 2015

    Wax Woz is coming to Madame Tussauds in San Francisco Step inside the Madame Tussauds in San Francisco and you'll find waxworks of Barack Obama, Mark Zuckerberg and other American icons. Steve Jobs is also present, but for many Apple fans there's something amiss about his model. The problem? There's no ...

  • Apple snatches up augmented reality company Metaio

    May 28, 2015

    Apple has finalized an acquisition for the augmented reality company Metaio in a move that could soon bring the German firm’s AR tech to iOS and other Apple devices. Metaio, which specializes in creating augmented reality tools for other businesses as well as…Read more ›

  • Top 6 things you need to know from Google I/O

    May 28, 2015

    From smartphones to the Internet of Things, Google wants to be woven into the fabric of our lives. The company detailed some of its latest hardware and software projects — some truly innovative, some strictly playing catch-up — during the…Read more ›

  • Seattle Symphony uses Kinect to conduct robotic instruments

    May 28, 2015

    Seattle Symphony uses Kinect to conduct robotic instruments Microsoft might have scaled back its ambitions for Kinect, but creative modders and developers are still finding ways to put the peripheral to good use. Conductor Ludovic Morlot used the device to control three "kinetic" instruments -- a robotic gran...

  • GoPro to make a quadcopter drone

    May 28, 2015

    The action camera-maker GoPro reveals plans to make its own quadcopter drone, and also unveils kit to aid virtual reality filmmakers.

  • Google I/O 2015: the numbers you need to know

    May 28, 2015

    Google I/O 2015: the numbers you need to know Didn't fancy sitting through the whole liveblog from this year's Google I/O keynote? We understand. Sometimes you just want to catch the key plays via the post-game show. And that's kinda why Engadget exists, after all. As always with Google's big de...

 

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