Category Archives: Gadgets

Nintendo may make as many as 30 million Switches next year

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Rumors in early October had Nintendo more than doubling production for the highly successful Switch in order to meet what will almost certainly be crushing demand during the holidays. The company may be planning even higher volumes for next year — perhaps as many as 30 million consoles. Citing sources with direct knowledge of the […]

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Alcatel A5 LED and Alcatel A7 First Impressions

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TCL brand Alcatel on Thursday expanded its A series with the launch of the A5 LED and A7 smartphones. Both new models are targeted at young buyers and are touted to deliver unique experiences to take on the competition. The A5 LED is specifically designed to let users stand out from the crowd thanks to […]

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Parrot’s Henri Seydoux comes to Disrupt to talk about commercial drones

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Henri Seydoux first founded Parrot in 1994. But the company has drastically evolved over time and managed to remain relevant more than 20 years later. Less than ten years ago, Parrot started working on consumer drones. And now, the company is in the middle of another shift as it focuses more than ever on commercial […]

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Microsoft's version of AirDrop is available to Windows Insiders

The feature requires that both devices be running Windows 10 and have this build installed. It works over Bluetooth; if Near Share is enabled for your PC, you’ll see a share icon in the apps you use (or you can right-click and choose the Share option in Windows Explorer.) After you click on it, you’ll […]

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Most iOS devices now run iOS 11

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Apple has updated its App Store support page with new metrics. As of November 6, 2017, iOS 11 is now installed on 52 percent of iPhones and iPads currently in use. 38 percent of devices still run iOS 10, and only 10 percent of people are using an earlier version of iOS. Apple usually updates […]

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Waymo to Launch Self-Driving Cab Service With No Human in Driver's Seat

Alphabet’s Waymo will launch a ride-hailing service with no human behind the steering wheel and has been testing the fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik said on Tuesday. The test without a human in the driver’s seat is a first in the United States as large tech companies, big […]

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'Your Hands Are Feet' puts you inside a psychedelic egg yolk

Your Hands Are Feet was made possible through funding from the Engadget Alternate Realities grant program, established in May 2017. It will debut, along with four other prize-winning immersive-media projects, at the Engadget Experience on November 14th, 2017. For more information about the Engadget Experience, the grant program and the grantees, visit our events page, […]

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The Jolt is a $500 electric bike for the masses

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Electric bikes range in price but the best ones come in just north of $1,000. Now, however, you can own a foldable electric bike with a 50 mile range for less than $500. The Jolt ebike, created by a guy named John Madden, is selling now at an early bird price of $499. That’s a […]

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Amazon Echo

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The Amazon Echo will always be known as the device that brought smarts to the speaker world. And it was Alexa, Amazon’s voice AI, that brought the Echo to life.  Granted, it was a gimmick at first but Amazon has been vocal about improving Alexa and it’s now a vital and voracious part of the […]

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Amazon Echo Plus

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Its Alexa voice assistant has spread its wings to third party devices, but if you were in any doubt that Amazon still had interest in producing its own smart speaker hardware, that would have been wiped away by the announcement of not one, but three new Amazon Echo smart speaker devices in September of 2017.  […]

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