Tag Archives: iphone

iPhone was most popular device on Flickr in 2015

Flickr recently released its “Year in Review” report, which details the most popular photos on its service over the past year, as well as the devices its users most commonly used to capture their photos. In the latter case, the popular ‘camera’ of the year, at least as far as Flickr users go, was the iPhone, which was used to … Continue reading

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Amazon wants augmented reality to be headset-free

Augmented reality (AR) isn't all headsets and funny glasses. Amazon wants to turn it into something that you can interact with in your living room, judging by a couple of the company's recently approved patents

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The next phase of Engadget’s evolution

A year and a half ago, I told you that Engadget's editorial mission was going to change. Since then, we've delivered on that promise, telling stories about how and why technology is affecting the world we live in. Our editorial evolution continued, b...

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See what every star system Kepler’s found looks like compared to ours

Since its launch in 2009, the Kepler spacecraft has discovered more than 1700 planets in some 685 star systems. This slick animation from YouTuber Ethan Kruse shows every one of them with their orbits synchronized and drawn to scale. The planets them...

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A Fleet of Custom Machines Is Outfitting London’s New Subway

Crossrail, London’s new subway system (and Europe’s biggest infrastructure project) is nearing completion: the holes have been dug, and now there’s just the little matter of kitting them out. Read more...

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Microsoft’s Cortana iPhone app rolls out to beta testers

Less than a month after kicking off the Cortana for iPhone beta signups, Microsoft has started rolling out the app to people who showed interest in testing it. As TechCrunch points out, the early build is being distributed through TestFlight, a devel...

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Google’s mobile app answers your complex questions

Google's mobile search app just got much better at handling the sort of detailed, nuanced questions you'd ask a real human.

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Apple’s First Store in Singapore is Powered by the Sun

Despite Singapore having a long and profitable relationship with the iPhone, Apple has never got around to opening a retail store there. All that’s changing with the announcement of a new store, and a network of solar panels to power it. Read more..

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I let Google’s Autoreply feature answer my emails for a week

Google's Inbox is like an experimental Gmail, offering a more active (or laborious) way of tackling your inbox bloat, delaying and reminding you to respond at a later time. Its latest trick involves harnessing deep neural networks to offer a trio o...

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Take the First Shot With a Han Solo Blaster Flask

The folks over at Insignificant Fish Industries run a popular Etsy shop selling geeky merchandise like glowing arcade coin slot belt buckles. But they also just teased this wonderful Han Solo blaster flask on their website that is sure to make them overnight millionaires if they ever start selling it.

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