Rebecca Black isn't the only one who's got a lock on Friday. Although The Engadget Podcast may not have reached the zeitgeist zenith she did, we'd like to think we have more staying power. Join us...for the long run.
As the countdown to the official release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge gets nearer and nearer, the OEM has also been announcing their partnerships with designers for various accessories that can enhance the soon-to-be-yours smartphones, even just in terms of design.
This week the next Sony Walkman has been introduced, bringing both Android and a 128GB bit of internal storage to the table. You also have a microSD card slot to expand your internal storage by another 128GB if you wish. You'll also have High-resolution Audio playback and compatibility with S-Master HX Digital Amplifier compatibility.
Today Facebook is pushing their newest service, Instant Articles, bringing full News Articles to the public through Facebook alone. With this service, publishers like National Geographic will be bringing full-on articles and videos to Facebook without any buffer. The companies that work with Facebook this way will receive ad revenue, and Google will - essentially - be cut out entirely.
With all the websites that you monitor, the social media accounts that you follow and the articles that come across your feed, sometimes, it's just hard to keep up with all of them. That's why you have your RSS readers and news aggregator apps to help you make sense of all of these.
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Just aswe expected, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has come out in support of an open internet by invoking the agency's Title II authority, which will treat broadband internet the same as a public utility like telephone service. "Broadband network operators have an understandable motivation to manage their network to maximize their business interests," Wheeler wrote in aneditorial on Wired.
Apple's iPod antitrust lawsuit wrapped up on Monday afternoon, capping off a week-long trial that has been close to 10 years in the making. Now, the case has been handed off to a jury that will deliberate whether or not Apple chose to keep its iTunes/iPod ecosystem closed off for anti-competitive reasons or if it was done for security reasons.
Feedly is one of the Top 5 News Readers for Android . And just recently, its developer has pushed out a new version for Android. It's still the same reliable reader app but has been enhanced to support higher resolution images. The app now features new settings theme that follows Material Design--the Holo Light and Material Light.
Here is a quick review of some cool new apps we discovered this week. CryptoApp Security is extremely important if you have personal files on your device. Using this app you can encrypt all types of files on your handset including text, images, audio and video. This app also comes with a useful feature called File Name Remember (FNR).
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Only last June Alexander Chesterman, the founder of Zoopla, a property-search website, was the toast of the City. The portal had floated for just under 1 billion ($1.7 billion) after a mere six years in business. Today its future looks less rosy. A rival property website launched on January 26th, OnTheMarket, has pinched many of the estate agents who advertise on Zoopla.
Teenage Engineering might not be a name you recognize, the company makes a synthesizer for music lovers that competes against big names in the business like Roland, Korg, Moog, and others. Teenage Engineering's first product was called the OP-1 and it was an expensive device selling for around $799. The company has a new product range out for people who want to make music, and it's much cheaper.
Solar flares are a rather common occurrence that, if strong enough, could cause a huge catastrophe on Earth by causing mass communication disruptions and power outages. Our favorite astrophysicist, and host of StarTalk Radio , Neil deGrasse Tyson explains what a solar flare is and why we should all "chilax.
The past year was a blur if you're a social networking maven, but don't worry -- bothFacebookandTwitterare offering retrospectives that will help you remember how 2014 went down. Despite the differences between the two services, people on either were buzzing about many of the same things.
Let me state right up-front that I am not an eco-warrior or anything close. I own 3 chainsaws and don’t hesitate to use them on my 2 acres. That said, I do appreciate companies who use recycled materials where possible. Thinksound is such a company—and then some. They go out of their way to be as socially responsible as possible by using natural materials in their products and packaging.
Panasonic has been busy introducing new products today, and among them are three new compact digital cameras: the ZS50, ZS45, and the SZ10, all of which are slim offerings designed to be used in a variety of situations -- essentially, they are everyday cameras.
As NASA'sDawn spacecraftapproaches orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, researchers aren't sure what's causing the "bright spots" on its surface. The imaging orbitersnapped the above picturefrom 29,000 miles (46,000 km) away just last week, but until it gets closer for a more detailed picture, the folks at NASA aren't ready to decide the light sources' origin.
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, a milestone in regulating high-speed Internet service into American homes, Rebecca R. Ruiz and Steve Lohr report.Tom Wheeler, the commission chairman, said the F.C.C.