Don't rub your eyes. That above pic is no mirage. It's a leaked rebate form heralding the Big Red arrival of an actual Illusion -- a 3G Samsung-made one, that is. The form, sent to us by an eagle-eyed tipster, confirms that mysterious Gingerbread phone's imminent November launch, while also outing two other equally un-hyped devices: the BlackBerry Curve 9370 and Casio G'zOne Ravine 2.
The rise of the smartwatch, especially now that Apple has jumped into the fray, has conventional watch brands somewhat scrambling to join the bandwagon. However, not everyone is willing to buy into how current big players like Google, Samsung, and Apple would like to define what a smartwatch is and how it looks like.
Today, we watched Samsung announce it's building a VR headset with Oculus VR, dissected rumors surrounding WWDC 2014, took Samsung's Chromebook 2 for a test run and investigated the technology behind holograms. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.
If you think it’s been too long since you’ve used a walkie talkie, you may be in luck. Verizon Wireless, America’s most loved/hated carrier, is adding “push to talk” functionality to some of their smartphones. They’re calling it Push To Talk Plus, and it basically does what you’d hope it to: use your phone like a walkie talkie.
Let it not be said that public parks areanti-technology. Over in Boston, city officials are more than happy to try new things in green spaces, including the use of solar-powered smart benches, aka "soofas.
The latest in Galaxy Tab technology comes from Samsung to T-Mobile this summer in the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0. This device was first introduced in April of this year and hit Verizon this June. This version of the Tab will include T-Mobile apps and connectivity with T-Mobile’s 4G LTE. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.
Almost every BlackBerry lover is eagerly awaiting the release of the new BlackBerry passport with a high degree of expectation. Taking this situation into account one cannot help but be jealous of Dan Fransisco, an avid BlackBerry lover, who recently had a chance to play around with the yet-to-be, released BlackBerry Passport.
It looks like Sony still has bragging rights that thePlayStation 4is the top-selling console. Not to be outdone by the latest NPD report, the PlayStationTwitter account announcedthat the Sony's new console is still outselling theXbox One, for the sixth month in a row.
The Big Red has got more surprises in store for the customers. Aside from the 4G LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 VoLTE Advanced Calling 1.0 , and the early upgrade offers by Verizon , the mobile carrier is believed to releasing the next-generation Motorola Moto X this coming September 26.
Who claims science isn't magic? Well, anybody you might ask, really -- but that doesn't stop Techno-illusionist Marco Tempest from trying to meld the two. In a recentTEDtalk, Tempest used a top hat, a yellow ball and a robot named EDI (no, notthatEDI) to discuss the role deception plays in creating automatons with lifelike attributes. "Magic creates the illusion of impossible reality," he says.
Tweakers and enthusiasts eager for Samsung 's latest flagship need no longer pine, provided they are willing to be or are already under Verizon 's flag. The carrier has added the Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition to its catalog precisely for these people, but it's going to cost them quite a bit more than usual.
Today, we review Sony's lifelogging SmartBand wearable, investigate the ins and outs of 3D printing, learn how to escape the clutches of the internet and take a look atSportsCenter'snew home. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.
Remember that time when all you could think about was get that bird flying (flapping? *wink*) through those darned pipes? We are not heralding the return of the app-which-shall-not-be-named, but as much as mindless casual gaming is concerned, Timberman is probably set to give you sleepless and frustrated nights again.
Timely is an alarm clock not just for one device, but another, and another! Unlike most alarm apps for Android you can sync Timely to several of your devices, and set the alarm form the device of your choice.
Google is about to determine the future of smartwatches. Whenit announcedAndroid Wear-- its new platform for wearable technology (watches in particular) -- I was in London for an industry trade show, along with a number of wearables manufacturers. I'm not sure the timing was deliberate, but there's no doubt the mood in the room changed once the news broke.
Some say that I'm an Australian. And that as well as being an Engineer, I also enjoy a good game and my Android devices, currently the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Nexus 7. All you need to know though is I review hardware and games, write news, and manage the AndroidSPIN Facebook and Pinterest pages.Flappy Bird was an extremely unique game in that it was able to tap into our addictive natures despite being the most frustrating game on the planet.
Early last month, Deezer revealed a lossless service would be arriving in the United States via an exclusive partnership with Sonos, something that has been expanded to include Bose. Though the two announcements are quite similar, there is one big difference -- the option for Bose users will be cheaper and not lossless.