Category Archives: Gadgets

Wirecutter’s best Amazon Prime Day deals: the AM edition

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated lis…

After Math: Stage 4 capitalism

It's been another fun-filled week of plebes like us being crushed under the heel of big business. Want to take a trip into orbit? You're gonna need to mortgage your house and your children's futures. Want to own the last decent MacBook Pro? Tough, Ap…

Ask Engadget: What laptop specs should I look for if I use a monitor?

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. In fac…

The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend! Before looking back at some highlights from the last few days, we'll go hands-on with Apple's new MacBook Pro and investigate the typo that might have taken down an alien.

Lawmakers ask FTC to investigate smart TV data collection

Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter to the FTC this week requesting that the agency open an investigation into how smart TVs collect consumer viewing data and whether manufacturers disclose that practice adequate…

No one needs this $279 vibrating face puck

I'll admit it: Any combination of tech and skincare gets me super excited, and I was stoked to try out the Foreo UFO. It's a puck that heats up, vibrates and glows to enhance the traditional facial-sheet-mask experience, and it can be controlled via…

Audi’s latest infotainment system is a smarter driving companion

"Does the glass move or is the haptic feedback tricking my brain?" Sometimes you have to ask dumb questions. I was 99 percent sure Audi's updated MMI infotainment system was creating the illusion that the display moved when I pressed it. But, you ha…

Comma.ai’s driver assist system is a robot chauffeur for the rest of us

Autonomous vehicle technology is just starting to go mainstream, which means, for the most part, it's still only available to those who can afford a Tesla with Autopilot or a Cadillac with SuperCruise. Both of those cars start at around 60 to 7…

The Morning After: Apple’s MacBook Pro upgrade

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning there! Netflix claims a bunch of Emmy nominations, Apple snuck out a powerful new MacBook Pro, and Nintendo's Switch gets an old-school RPG many were waiting for.

The Wirecutter’s best deals: A 500GB Samsung SSD, and more

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