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.
If we weren't all obsessed with getting the "Next Big Thing" all the time, how long would that smartphone of yours actually last? To help answer this question, we turn to Engadget Senior Mobile Editor, Nicole Lee! Also, do you love taking notes? Are you a hand-written person, or more comfortable typing? One of these makes you smarter, but you'll have to watch to figure out which one! As always,.
One of my all-time favorite and best sounding portable speakers is the Creative Sound Blaster Roar . Its combination of powerful audio, Bluetooth and unbelievably low price make the Roar a rarity in portable audio. Yet, as good as the Roar is, Creative saw ways to improve upon its already impressive features and created the Sound Blaster Roar 2.
While music streaming services are all the rage right now, there are still some mobile users who prefer to have their actual music on their devices. And more often than not, the default music player of their smartphones leave much to be desired. One of the apps that is positioning itself to be your music player of choice is foobar2000.
This week, my friend Roger Chang of Daily Tech New Show joins us to explain how to best take advantage of those amazing Steam sales -- right from the comfort of your couch! Personally, I'm more comfortable playing Stardew Valley at my desk, but to each their own.
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence " Payments Briefing " subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . Square’s new contactless and chip card reader, which sells for $49, is gaining traction after shipments began in Q1, according to Square CEO Jack Dorsey . To date, the firm has 500,000 cumulative orders for the reader.
If you're worried to might miss out, Facebook already announced it would prioritize the live content to the top of your News Feed. Notifications are also a way to tune in when a stream is actually live, but depending on how many pages you follow, things can get out of hand quickly.
Everything goes well, until one of your comrades is repeatedly caught stealing food from the storage unit -- a heinous crime in such a small, tightly knit community. If the commune were still a part of larger society, its leaders would throw the thief in jail. But there is no jail in the jungle, and your leaders have no plans to implement a costly prison system.
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Apple is issuing a special version of iOS 9.2.1 today that is designed to unbrick iPhones affected by Error 53, according to TechCrunch . The company has also posteda support document that details the causes of and fixes for Error 53.
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . DJI, the world's largest drone manufacturer, has introduced a new model that will set purchasers back a pretty penny. The company showcased the Matrice 600 at a filmmaking convention in Las Vegas, reports The Verge .
he smartphone market, as you know, is currently not growing. However, my view of that is it's an overhang of the macroeconomic environment in many places in the world, and we're very optimistic that this too shall pass," Cook said.Apple delivered its March-period earnings report on Tuesday afternoon. Itmissed estimates forearnings per shareby $0.09, and the stock is down 8% in after-hours trading.
The i newspaper changes the guard on Monday. The British daily national newspaper launched in 2010 as a stablemate to The Independent. But with The Independent ceasing its print publication last month after nearly 30 years , the i was sold to Johnston Press, home to dozensof local news brands like The Scotsman and The Yorkshire Post and a number of specialist titles.
Street price: $65; MSRP: $90; deal price: $53 While way back in 2013 you could get it on sale for $40, it's been in the $60-$70 range since then. We have featured a couple of the deals on the Harmony 700 in the past few months that've been a similar price to this deal, and while we do like that model a little more, it's not our pick due to consistent availability issues.
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . The software and services market for the IoT is still very nascent, creating a major barrier to growth, according toJoe Biron, SVP of ThingWorx, an IoT platform at PTC, a major technology provider for the industrial sector.
Believe it or not, once an iPhone is bricked, it isn't necessarily dead forever. Earlier this month we came into the understanding - like many iPhone users in the wild - that Apple had built in a so-called "Error 53" into their iPhones with Touch ID sensors. If the devices had been tampered with - fixed by 3rd party fix-it groups, included - they'd be bricked.
Podcasts are popular again, and high-quality offerings are springing up all over the place. Newest among them is a series from the Department of Energy, which has announced (and published) its first-ever podcast. The podcast series is called ‘Direct Current,’ and it concerns itself with everything electricity.
Google rolled out a new labelling scheme to its Play store on Thursday that prominently indicates that an app contains advertisements of any kind. It's the same sort of warning label you see for apps that contain in-game purchases and applies to every category in the store. Presumably, the neophyte Podcast section will be exempt from the new labelling rules.