Tag Archives: gadgetry

Cell-sized ‘microlasers’ could regulate brain activity

Scientists have spent years creating ever-smaller lasers. Berkeley Lab's latest invention, however, is something special -- and could lead to a significant change in medicine

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Apple will repair ‘sticky’ MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards

Apple launched a new keyboard service program today, acknowledging that the keyboards on certain MacBook and MacBook Pro models are prone to issues. If users of particular models find that letters or characters repeat unexpectedly or don't appear at...

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Nintendo can quickly ban Switch pirates from online play

Nintendo has implemented some pretty stringent anti-piracy measures for the Switch, and according to one console hacker, it has already started banning game cart certificates. In a lengthy PSA on the SwitchHacks subreddit, "SciresM" said Nintendo can...

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The Morning After: AMC attacks MoviePass

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Instagram is officially in the long-form video game, and AT&T is ready to reveal WatchTV. But video doesn't just live on your phone, and AMC's new subscription will make for an exciting MoviePass competitor....

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The Morning After: Another all-screen phone

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In case you needed another sign that we're at the height of this console cycle, Sony is rolling out a greatest hits lineup for the PS4.

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PAX’s ‘Session Control’ helps you control your vape high

If you partake in cannabis, you've probably overdone it at some point and felt like the walls are closing in. Or instantly forgot what you just said and were suddenly paranoid everyone in the room thinks you're weird?

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Beijing subways may soon get facial recognition and hand scanners

A bio-ID surveillance framework that can recognize subway users may soon come to Beijing. China Daily reports two forms of bio-recognition being put forward -- palm touch and facial recognition

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Foxconn establishes its North American headquarters in Milwaukee

Foxconn is extending its fledgling American footprint beyond its planned display factory in Wisconsin. The tech manufacturing behemoth is establishing its North American headquarters in Milwaukee, 30 miles north of the upcoming factory. It's buying...

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Video referee technology influences its first World Cup goal

When FIFA greenlit the use of video assistant referees at the 2018 World Cup, there was one overriding question: how long would it take before the technology shaped an important call?

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Ask Engadget: Should I switch to a Chromebook?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones

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