Sure, you may already lead an exciting life, but wouldn't it be great if you could broadcast those daily escapades -- you know, to all of your internet friends? ZionEyez hopes to deliver a method for sharing your point of view -- quite literally -- in realtime, across the web.
It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 8:45PM. We start this week's show with news from Verizon about its new Quantum TV DVR. The Xbox One finally has some new TV features coming its way too, and Vudu comes to Chromecast. Content news from Amazon rounds out the coverage, along with some other streaming news, of course.
House of Cardsmay be most famous for leading the charge of Netflix's original streaming content, but the show's producer Media Rights Capital is ready forallavenues. Just like thefirst season, season two will get a release on physical discs this summer from Sony Pictures. Frank Underwood's Washington D.C.
We doubt that there's a horde of wearable fans jonesing for Epson'ssecond-gen Moverio glasses-- not after Google'sone-day Glass sale, anyway -- but they're at lastavailable, several weeks behind schedule. Spend $700 and the just-shipping BT-200 headset will put a basic (and frankly decrepit) Android 4.0 interface in front of your eyes.
The UK's data regulator may have clarified that Google Glassshouldn't be singled out for special measuresover personal use, but that isn't stopping domestic companies from enforcing their own rules.The Independentreportsthat just a week after the Google wearablefinally went on sale in Britainfor a hefty £1,000, UK cinemas are banning it over fears that "Explorers" could use them to pirate movies.
HTC has a new star of its mainstream Desire series, the Android powered HTC Desire 820. 64-bit follow-up to the Desire 816, the Desire 820 runs Qualcomm’s 1.5GHz octacore Snapdragon 615 with 2GB of memory and LTE connectivity, along with a 5.5-inch 720p HD display.
While some users might not love everything about Sony's current adventure camera lineup, you can hardly fault theAction Camsfor being too large. Still, when size and weight really matter, such as when you're mounting a camera on a helmet or a drone, it certainly wouldn't hurt to shave off an inch or two.
Samsung didn’t do too well with its original Galaxy Gear smartwatch that we reviewed back in October. Hoping to improve on the success that it had with the original, Samsung is set to launch three new wearables on April 11. Those new wearables include the Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit that we went hands on with in February.
I have worn eyeglasses since I was in second grade. My first pair was short-lived, I had not gotten used to wearing them yet and I took them off every day at lunch in the cafeteria. For some reason, I had the habit of putting them in the brown paper bag that my mom packed my lunch in.
Amazon announced the Fire TV earlier this morning. Initially this seems to be just another set-top box to attach to your television and stream the likes of Netflix and Hulu Plus. Of course, Fire TV also has support for Amazon Instant Video (amongst other services).
HTC has a new phone for the midrange, the HTC Desire 820, paving the way to Android L with another 64-bit handset. Following in the footsteps of the Desire 816, the new 5.5-inch 720p HD smartphone packs Qualcomm’s 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 octacore with 2GB of memory and 16GB of storage. The 13-megapixel main camera gets an LED flash and an f/2.
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VLC Streamer [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Sit anywhere in your house and watch movies or TV shows on your iPhone, iPod or iPad.
Sony's futurecloud-based TV serviceshouldn't be hurting for content. Viacom hasforged a dealthat will bring 22 of its networks (including Comedy Central and Nickelodeon) to the streaming platform when it launches late this year -- the first time Viacom has provided its channels toanylive internet TV service. The media giant thinks its "young, tech-savvy" audiences are a good match.
Today we discussed Apple's purchase of Beats Electronics, got a taste of GoPro's growing media empire, went hands-on with Beats' new Solo² headphones and learned about an American-made TV that sits behind your bathroom mirror. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.
So you say you want a pair of smart glasses, yes? The company that makes the processors in most Android smartphones and all Windows Phone smartphones, Qualcomm, is bringing about an environment where developers can make digital eyewear applications a reality.
It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 8:30PM. No big news to kick off the show this week, but a good quarter for primetime rating will have to do. There is a new wireless box from DirecTV to discuss and of course Netflix, Aereo, Chromecast news -- like just about every week.
Thin and lightgaming notebooks may be a new trend, but they're by and large the exception. Traditional gaming rigs look more like MSI's GT70 Dominator: large, heavy and questionably portable. It's an old-school gaming laptop, one that truly fits the term "desktop replacement." It's also the complete antithesis to thesleek gaming notebooksthat have swept the market in recent years.
Koushik " Koush " Dutta has just pushed an update to his AllCast app that brings a variety of features and fixes. In particular, the app has several new features for the Chromecast , including the ability to display subtitles. Koush explains why this subtitle feature is somewhat of a big thing. Other streaming platforms supported by AllCast require subtitles to be embedded into the video.