Category Archives: Gadgets

The New York Times taps Google’s AI to find stories in old photos

The New York Times has somewhere in the realm of five to seven million physical photos in its enormous archive, many of which date back more than a century. The images document vital moments and contain valuable records of our recent history, but the…

Gaming guide creator Prima Games is shutting down

Prima Games, the company that's been creating physical video game strategy guides for the past 28 years, is shutting down according to Publisher's Lunch. Prima's publisher DK's CEO Ian Hudson sent out an internal memo saying it was an "extremely diff…

Apple plans to sell more of its products on Amazon

Apple and Amazon have come to an agreement to stock the online retailer's shelves with more Apple products, according to CNET. The deal will expand Amazon's direct access to Apple products, including the latest models of the iPhone, iPad and Apple Wa…

BMW’s i8 Roadster is a daily driver in supercar’s clothing

I'm a firm believer that cars can be art. Rolling pieces of design that are a snapshot of a point in time. Very few vehicles do that more right now than the BMW i8 Roadster. A supercar that's got one foot in the future and the other in the now. E…

The Morning After: An electric Harley-Davidson

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday, and we finally have a name for Disney's new streaming service — you can probably guess what it is. Also, we've reviewed Microsoft's latest laptop and taken some time to consider the potential of a…

FDA to ban flavored e-cigarette sales in convenience stores

You might have a hard time finding flavored e-cigs outside of vape shops in the future. According to The Washington Post, the Food and Drug Administration plans to announce a ban on the sales of most pod-based flavored e-cigarettes in convenience sto…

Volkswagen reportedly has $23,000 Tesla competitor in the works

Volkswagen, the German automaker that cheated diesel emissions tests, is aiming to release an all-electric car for $23,000 — undercutting the Tesla Model 3 by nearly $12,000 — sources have told Reuters. VW will convert three of its factories in Ger…

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The best weapon in ‘Just Cause 4′ is Mother Nature

Just Cause 4 arrives at the end of a busy season of open world games. Fortunately, the series has always done things differently the likes of Assassin's Creed, Read Dead Redemption, Far Cry and the rest. It's the game that coaxes you into causing des…

The Playstation Classic is $100 worth of ’90s nostalgia

All that's old will be new again this Festivus, if the Playstation Classic is any indication. On Tuesday, Engadget headed down to Sony Interactive Studios in San Mateo, California for an early look at what is shaping up to be one of the hottest…