As CES comes to a close, we've got the second and final Engadget HD Podcast of the show ready for your listening (and viewing) pleasure. The guys of Ceton Corp were good enough to stop by, and they brought their slick six tuner Windows Media Center Embedded DVR and extender boxes with them.
AT&T has announced plans to kick off 4K Ultra HD content on DirecTV with the Masters Tournament next month. The game will be broadcasted on the DirecTV 4K Channel, giving golf fans access to the show in crisp detail. The channel itself will be dedicated to UHD content, and will launch as of next month under the company’s Premier and Ultimate subscription packages.
Happy Independence Day fellow US citizens! And to the rest of the globe, Happy Monday!
For those of you who are heading out to party today, please make sure you drive home safely or take some form of public transportation to?make it home if you are drinking alcohol.
Good morning and happy Sunday. Generally most of you have tomorrow off of work, so get out to your local parade and support the birthday of the USA with your community. You can stay up extra late and sleep in tomorrow. Don’t forget to be safe and call for a car from Uber or Lyft if you had a couple of drinks.
A couple of cool deals for today are the $4.
The HDHomeRun DVR still has some work to go before it's officially released, but once it's done the idea is for anyone to make the kind of DVR that suits them, with access to programming from antenna or cable TV.
4K TV's have been growing in popularity over the last year or two. The prices have finally started hitting a point where buying one doesn't break the bank. So you pick up a nice big 4K TV and you bring it home and set it up. But where's the 4K content? Well Sony is about to launch a new streaming service just for streaming content designed for your brand new TV.
Amazon Prime Day is upon us and if you haven?t heard you have to be a Prime Member to take part in this day of deals (don?t worry it?s free to join). The team over at TechBargains has prepared some of the best deals that will last but be aware that this is a crazy day and deals go fast.
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,.
There is a growing chasm between people who watch broadcast TV and those who watch streaming shows. Consider that in2015,Netflixsubscribers watched CBS shows 42 percent less thannon-subscribers. That means nearly half ofNetflix subscribers have just stopped watching CBS. Netflix subscribers also watched Fox 35 percent less, ABC 32 percent less, and NBC 27 percent less.
If you'll forgive the hipster-ish-ness of it all, I was a cord-cutter before cord-cutting was a thing. Not because I wanted to be, but rather due to a childhood in which we didn't have cable and, later on, the habit of living without it. I had an old Dell laptop connected to the TV and a ton of DVDs ripped to its hard drive.
Ugh, welcome back to the work week. I hope you had a nice, safe and relaxing long weekend. At least there’s only four days in this short typical work week.
We’ve got a lot of new accessory deals to officially kick off July. If you have been waiting on chargers and accessories, now is your time to take advantage of some of these sweet deals our friends have hooked you up with.
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.
Welcome to the weekend edition of the best deals across the web. The DJI Phantom 3 quadcopter is on sale down to just $599 at Amazon. It is one of the most popular selling drones due to its massive motors and long run time. You can also pick up a free VR cardboard headset from Conan if you register now.
You have a few days left?to take advantage of the Moto G and Blu R1 sales on pre-orders.
Father’s Day is just two weeks away, which means it is time to get a gift for your dad. My dad has just about everything he needs, and Father’s Day is a great way for me to thank him for raising me to be the best person I can be. He worked M-F?from 8-5pm, and was home every night to help me with homework, play catch, coach me in Little League and soccer, and to ask me how I was doing.
Dish Network has announced that its Hopper 3, currently its most advanced DVR, can now stream Netflix content in 4k Ultra HD resolution. The support starts as of today, and involves the Ultra HD content Netflix has available in its library.
While cable companies and content providers are scrambling to remain competitive in an age of video and music streaming, Verizon seems to be moving away just a little bit. Although still without official confirmation on its website, users of its FiOS TV service have reported receiving notices that Verizon is killing off FiOS TV's presence on consoles as well as smart TVs.
Summer is my favorite season of the year. Days are the longest and nights are the shortest. It’s the time we get to spend outdoors under the sun with friends at BBQ’s, camping trips, backpacking adventures, road trips and international excursions.
Starting this year, Comcast ’s Xfinity TV subscribers will be able to watch their cable subscription’s content through a channel on their Roku player, sidestepping the need for Xfinity’s set-top box. The option will roll out some time later this year, and will be available through the Xfinity TV Partner app, an app that has been made — in this case — for Roku’s own set-top boxes and smart TVs.
Father’s Day falls on June 19th this year and is a celebration honoring fatherhood. I’ve learned how to use my hands, how to problem solve, and how to be a better person from my father. He always taught me to try my best and to treat others with respect.
It’s time we pay respect to our fathers this June 19th.