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TalkTalk to join the exclusive 'quad-play' club... sort of

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Earlier this year, Virgin Media became the UK's first 'quad-play' provider, meaning it began offering one-bill bundles that include all four of its services: mobile, landline, broadband and TV. Soon enough, however, TalkTalk will be joining Virgin...

James Cameron thinks current VR technology is 'a yawn'

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Coming from the man who created Terminator and Avatar, two of the most highly recognized sci-fi franchises, you'd think James Cameron would be excited about the rise of virtual reality in the past couple of years. But not so fast. Yesterday, during...

Netflix is coming to BT TV YouView boxes

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

BT today announced its second quarter financial results, but it's not the facts and figures we're interested in, as thrilling as they may be. All but hidden among tables and text is the news that BT's hooked up with Netflix, and pretty soon, the...

Crash test dummies are getting fatter to better represent humanity

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Did you know that if you're on the hefty side, you're 78 percent more likely to die in an automobile accident? It's a statistic that has prompted the world's biggest supplier of crash test dummies to build a model that's more in keeping with our...

MSI's latest gaming laptop packs a mechanical keyboard

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Using a laptop for gaming usually means making a few sacrifices, including the keyboard; you often have to make do with thin, flat keys that don't compare to what you get with many desktops. You won't have to compromise on input with MSI's new GT80...

Gold Moto 360 makes a brief appearance at Amazon

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

When it comes to jewelry, some folks prefer gold to silver. After debuting its Moto 360 smartwatch in black and silver options, it appears a champagne-hued model is on the way from Motorola. Tipped a brief appearance on Amazon, the $300 wearable...

Nottingham's National Videogame Arcade could be the best museum ever

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Nottingham's probably best known for its infamous sheriff, but next year it'll have another claim to fame when a museum dedicated to gaming opens in the city. The National Videogame Arcade, said to be "the world's first cultural centre for gaming,"...

Get ready to start seeing video ads in your Instagram feed

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If people weren't too happy with the first batch of sponsored posts by Instagram, those temper tantrums might reach a new level soon. According to Adweek, the Facebook-owned imaging service is now rolling out video ads to users' feeds, having been...

IRL: The OnePlus One is everything my iPhone wasn't

19 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

After last month's iPhone event, I was disappointed -- I realized the iPhone 6 and its "Plus" sibling were still catching up to Android in a lot of ways. Regardless, the devoted iPhone fan in me still pre-ordered an iPhone 6 a few days later, in the...

Samsung's 3G-ready Gear S watch reaches the US November 7th

19 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Itching to strap Samsung's 3G-equipped Gear S smartwatch on your wrist? If you're in the US, you'll only have to wait one more week. The cellular-capable timepiece is now officially slated to reach American stores on November 7th, including Best Buy,...

Google makes Play Books more student friendly

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Google's latest Play Books update for Android makes the app a lot easier to use for reading non-fiction e-books. See, Play Books is perfect if you're just reading something from cover to cover. But if you're using it to read text or reference books...

NASA finds the smoking crater left by its crashed dust probe

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

NASA just spotted a needle in a haystack: the remains of the lunar dust probe LADEE, which was deliberately crashed into the dark side of the moon last year. The satellite was launched from Wallops Island a year ago to determine if lunar dust tends...

LG slims smartphone bezels to a virtually non-existent 0.7mm

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

You might talk about how much you hate large bezels, but LG is actually doing something about it. It just unveiled a 5.3-inch, 1080p LCD display with 0.7mm bezels, less than the width of a credit card. The Korean company said they're the world's...

Tim Cook says he's 'proud to be gay'

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Tim Cook has long topped lists as the "most powerful" gay person in the world, and today he's publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time. "Throughout my professional life, I've tried to maintain a basic level of privacy," the Apple CEO says... adds collaboration, sharing features to its to-do app

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Productivity-focused app, which is available on iOS, Android and the web, has gained popularity largely because, well, it helps people get things done. But, with households and businesses being about more than just one particular user, the...

Channel Master temps cord-cutters by adding YouTube to its subscription-free DVR

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Let's imagine that you want to cut the cord, but still want to watch local OTA programming. If you want a DVR with online features, you've only really got the option of buying TiVo's Roamio OTA. Unfortunately, that device comes with a $15 per month...

Fox Sports Go comes to Windows Phone

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If there's one downside to being a sports fan, it's that you can't take your HDTV with you wherever you go. Like, for instance, you get a lot of weird looks if you try and watch a 40-inch plasma while trying to buy groceries down at the local market....

It's official: Lenovo owns Motorola

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The cash has been handed over, the contracts are signed and the lawyers are sipping champagne, which can only mean that Lenovo's deal to buy Motorola has been completed. The purchase makes Lenovo the world's third-largest smartphone maker, and the...

EE flips the switch on its faster 4G network in London

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

EE's been conducting closed trials of LTE-Advanced technology since last year, so imagine the red faces when Vodafone reported earlier this month that its own faster 4G network was about to go live in three cities. EE's now being forced to play...

Flipboard gets a makeover and thousands of new topics

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The folks at Flipboard must have been crazy busy these past months: the company has just unleashed a huge update for its iOS and Android apps, a few weeks after it finally released an app for Windows Phone. This update gives the digital...

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