Category Archives: Gadgets

The Morning After: Samsung’s 5G corner notch

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we have a very important message for you from Tom Cruise and news about the hardware that will be inside many of 2019's most popular phones. It's not a 5G world yet, but we're getting ready, and th…

NYPD police officers will start using drones

The New York Police Department has launched a new drone program, its first since it ended an unmanned aerial vehicle pilot program in 2011. The department says it will use its collection of drones — 14 in all — for search and rescue missions, crime…

Razer’s latest Blade Stealth laptop keeps it classy

Razer is most famous for its gaming laptops, but the company also makes a series of non-gaming notebooks. The Blade Stealth series is a 13-inch ultraportable that was launched in 2016 as a travel-friendly notebook. But people can't stop associating R…

Pager service in Japan is finally coming to an end

After nearly five decades, Japan is finally ending pagers for good. The last service provider in the country, Tokyo Telemessage, announced that it will terminate its service in September 2019, according to SoraNews24. The company said about 1,500 peo…

Vinyl record production has finally joined the modern age

When you think of manufacturing in the US, vinyl records probably isn't the first thing that springs to mind, but the industry has been chugging along as best it can. For decades, pressing plants have been using aging machines that require a complex…

The Morning After: Apple’s next AirPods

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome back! We're kicking off a new week with a review of the second-generation Mighty player for Spotify, plus news for Disney's streaming Star Wars series and some curious hints about NVIDIA's next major gra…

Amazon tests checkout-free shopping for larger stores

Amazon's checkout-free Go stores might hint at the future of retail, but they're small locations that aren't much good if you need more than lunch or a bag of chips. You might see more soon, though. Wall Street Journal sources say Amazon is testing…

Ask Engadget: What’s the perfect gift for a fledgling photographer?

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: 500 million mistakes

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! If you were in Japan, then you could be watching 8K TV right now, but even Super Hi-Vision can't save you from the latest massive security breach. Take a look below for some of the week'…

This Incredibly Rare Console from the 1980s Is Like the Switch’s Great-Great-Great Grandparent

Without the internet instantly dispersing images to millions of people, it was probably a lot easier to keep video game prototypes under wraps in the ‘80s. Just a handful of photos backed up rumors about the possible existence of a miniature version of the ill-fated Vectrex console, but it’s a rumor no more now that…

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