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'Duke Nukem' and 'Wolfenstein' gaming house 3D Realms is back

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The early '90s were a simpler time: Mullets were acceptable, everyone was wearing Zubaz pants and rocking your dad's flannel didn't make you a hipster. In an effort to bring us back to the era when grunge ruled the earth, the folks at...

Uber brings on-demand flu shots to Boston, NYC and DC for a day

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If there's one thing on-demand car startup Uber likes more than ferrying people around, it's trying to grab people's attention with kooky promo stunts. Uber for barbecue? Uber wedding packages? Pairing riders with attractive lady drivers? Been there,...

Bitcasa drops its unlimited cloud storage due to underuse (and abuse)

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you were thinking of milking Bitcasa's unlimited cloud storage for all it's worth, you'd better have an alternative lined up. The company is dropping its signature Infinite storage option after November 15th, in tandem with an upgrade to new...

Android Wear's latest update adds GPS support and offline music playback

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Android Wear, Google's four-month-old wearables platform, is off to a good start. But like all nascent systems, there are still plenty of areas that need some TLC. It's got a lot of features and developer support, but it's practically useless if you...

Ello's charter makes it legally impossible for it to display ads

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Ello debuted with a big, idealistic promise: to be a different kind of social network unswayed by the influence of advertisers or corporate overlords. The notion was immediately questioned by just about everyone, but the startup is sticking to the...

'Super Smash Bros. for Wii U' adds an eight-player mode for double the madness

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Think you know everything there is to about Super Smash Bros for Wii U? Think again: during today's Smash-centric Nintendo Direct event, the gaming giant announced an eight-player mode for absolutely bananas action. How will you even keep track of...

Sound Off! What's missing from your favorite operating system?

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Whether you're running the latest version of Android, iOS or Windows Phone, there's bound to be something missing from your favorite mobile operating system. Personally, I find it amazing that iOS still makes me play Whac-a-mole when it comes to...

Amazon's acquisitions and experiments are erasing its profits (updated)

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

In case you didn't know, here's the crazy thing about Amazon: it isn't really known for turning a profit. Just think about that for a second. The company that wants to sell you everything, get it to you by any means necessary and serves as the...

Facebook's anonymous Rooms is a chat app that feels like the old days

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Facebook's new Rooms app is weird, and it isn't long after installation that you figure out why. You don't log in with your Facebook credentials. Your profile picture appears nowhere. It doesn't tap into your contacts. If Rooms' iOS-only App Store...

Smart bracelet doubles as a handset for your phone

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

More than a few smartwatches will let you make calls, but that doesn't mean they're elegant substitutes for your smartphone -- you're going to look at least a little dorky bringing your wrist up to your face. The team behind the.klatz smart bracelet...

The Big Picture: Philae lander snaps a selfie as it passes by comet

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Philae lander has a knack for taking selfies. Last month, it passed by Comet 67P/C-G at a distance of 50 km (31 miles) attached to the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft. This time around, Philae got even closer before...

Broadcasters want your phone to include a mix of online and old-school radio

You may think that radio is dying in an era when on-demand music streaming is nearly ubiquitous, but some of the world's biggest broadcasters (unsurprisingly) disagree. The BBC, Clear Channel, HD Radio's Ibiquity and a handful of others are...

Google discovers another web security flaw that leaves your browser vulnerable

Get ready for Heartbleed deja-vu: Google just found an exploit in SSL 3.0 that could give attackers the ability to work out the plaintext traffic of a secure connection. It's calling the attack "POODLE," or Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy...

French students built an interactive celebration of Marvel comics' 75-year history

Keeping tabs on all of Marvel's superheros is pretty challenging work -- the company has been publishing comics for 75 years. Over 2,500 characters have lived in its pages, spanning more than 3,000 individual issues over more than 440 series. How did...

South Korean data breaches leave every citizen's ID at risk

There are big data breaches, and then there are massive, nation-changing data breaches. South Korean officials have warned that hacks targeting the country's national ID number system were so damaging that the government may not only have to revamp...

Last chance to vote for our Insert Coin semi-finalists!

Time is almost up to help us choose who the lucky 10 semi-finalists will be in our Insert Coin competition at this year's Expand. As a reminder, each one of the semi-finalists will receive a $1,000 travel stipend and a spot on our showfloor at the...

Google taunts Android fans with mascot audition teaser

There's been a bit of speculation as to what moniker version 5.0 of Google's mobile OS would take on when it arrives this fall. In a new promo video, the Android faithful are taunted with possibilities like Lemon Meringue Pie, Lemon Drop, Lady Finger...

Controlling your Android phone with one button isn't as great as it sounds

The Pressy one-button Android controller found an eager audience when it debuted on Kickstarter in August 2013, overshooting its original funding goal of $40,000 to the tune of almost $700,000. Inserting the Pressy into an Android phone adds an extra...

You can now watch Vine videos on Xbox One, because why not

Vine's come a long way since its early days, and now it has yet another platform it can shine on: Xbox One. With this new application for Microsoft's gaming console, released today, users can start watching these six-second (or less) videos on a...

Mail carriers are mapping Brazil's favelas before tech companies can

Google and Microsoft may be trying hard to produce online maps for Brazil's favelas, but they've already been beaten by an old-fashioned (if very clever) paper solution. A private mail-delivery service operating in the Rocinha favela, Friendly...

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