In many respects, it could be considered a boombox. But if the Sony Muteki RDH-GTK33iP shelf system can't easily be hoisted above our heads in an attempt to win the heart of the girl we love, we simply can't bring ourselves to actually call it that.
The HD news heap has reached a toppling point, so Ben and Richard get to work sifting through all the insanity from the past week. One of the major talking points is thestreaming bottleneckof Netflix's content on various service providers. This prompts Ben to provide an overview of the labyrinthine inner workings of the internet, a tall task for anyone to attempt.
Apple reinvented touchscreen smartphones; now it’s reinventing iOS. The new iOS 7 for iPhone and iPad has no small legacy to live up to, and it’s pulling no punches in doing so, refreshing not only the design but going deeper, streamlining commonly used features, paring back unnecessary bloat, and polishing up things like Siri.
Comcast has confirmed that it's going to buy Time Warner Cable to form a huge, tangled monster of awfulness. Hooray! You want out? Lucky for you there are some alternatives to doing business with your monopolistic cable-internet master if you try hard enough. Here are your options, and good luck making your escape. Read more...
Welcome to Engadget's holiday gift guide! Head back to our hub to see the rest of the product guides as they're added throughout the month.
This is an especially good year for gamers: With major consoles from Microsoft and Sony debuting just in time for the holidays, there are some pretty obvious items to add to the wish list.
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
For those of you who love a high speed and realistic racing experience, Gameloft has just announced the second release to their highly popular racing simulator for Android. Following the success of GT Racing, today we’re learning details about the stunning looking new GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience, and they’ve dropped a neat video showing it off too.
For more than 40 years, American ground forces have relied on the AC-130 gunship for protection and close air support. However, the venerable AC-130H Specter variant, which has been deployed in every major combat operation since Vietnam, is beginning to show its age.Read more...
Today is the anniversary of brave Felix Baumgartner's space jump. His heart was racing at 185 beats per minute when he jumped from an altitude of 127,852 feet, then started to spin at 60 revolutions per minute and kept spinning for 13 seconds after jumping, reaching a maximum vertical speed of Mach 1.25. An incredible feat.Read more...
The HAV304 took the crown of “world's longest aircraft” with its inaugural flight today. The gargantuan spans a football field and towers just over two stories in height, owing its construction to pure metal. It sacrifices little in being the world's longest, as it still reaches 100 mph, which is triple that of the dwarfish Goodyear blimp.
Updates, apps and mergers are piling up as we head deeper into 2014, leaving little room for idle chatter as Ben and Richard get down to business. The Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal is stillreverberating through the newsand it's dovetailing with yet another Apple TV rumor.
While Sony spilled the beans on the existence of a new Vita handheld and mini-console already , we're still waiting to hear when it'll arrive in countries beyond Asia . T he annual Tokyo Game Show is surely the perfect time and place to fill us in on more specifics -- and if there's more to say about the PlayStation 4 , we'll be all-ears too.
It's time for a rundown of all the best in HD news from CES this week and it's a heckuva long list. Ben Drawbaugh joins Richard Lawler to hash it out and discuss whether 4K has matured enough to settle in for the long haul.
The Sony Xperia Z2 is quite the Android handset. It has class-leading specs, and the camera is virtually unbeatable. While we can’t see past that device right now, Sony is limiting the shelf life of their newest flagship. In comments made to the Japanese press, Sony’s Yoshiro Kurozumi says the Z2 will likely only be their flagship for six months before they release something fresh.