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.
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.
What do you get when you combine a few respirator bags, some silicone air valves and a motion detector? A contraption that produces a synthetic version of our most sensual form of communication, the whisper.
This week the Samsung Galaxy S5 is being presented at Verizon with the same sort of release as the HTC One (M8) . When the HTC One (M8) was unveiled last month, the company made clear that they wanted to put as many devices in user hands as possible, offering a buy one get one deal to the masses. Samsung, it seems, is also ready to get in on the party.
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.
Samsung is one of the leading smartphone makers in the world and leads many markets on the back of smartphones like the Galaxy S5 that run Android for the operating system. The popular Galaxy S5 hit pre-order late last month . Another new smartphone from Samsung is now up for pre-order at Verizon and this one is something a bit different.
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.
One of the talents that helped define the last generation of console games has a new home. Amy Hennig, the creative director and lead writer ofUncharted: Drake's Fortuneand itsPS3 sequelsrecentlyjoined the teamat Visceral Games (best known for theDead Spaceseries),where she'llserve as creative directorfor its in-developmentStar Warstitle.
Opening statements are underway in a San Jose court room, this time in the latest Samsung vs. Apple spat. In laying the groundwork for their defense, Samsung made some bold statements today, even going so far as to say the lawsuit is an “attack on Android”.
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.
After four years away CTU agent Jack Bauer is coming back to TV on May 5th in 24: Live Another Day, and he's already being used as a pawn in a new battle: Amazon vs. Netflix. Until today, US fans of the show could catch up with all 192 episodes (plus24: Redemption) on Netflix's streaming service, but now Amazon Prime is theexclusive subscription streaming home of24.
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.