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Leica's medium-format S shoots 4K video, 37.5-megapixel stills

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Leica's ready to jump on the professional video bandwagon, releasing its 4K-capable S here at Photokina in Cologne, Germany. The 37.5-megapixel camera sports a medium-format sensor that's just a hair larger than full-frame, giving you a crop factor...

Shazam now lets you buy or stream tagged music via Google Play

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Hey, we love Shazam; it's been propping up our spotty musical knowledge for years. But, until now, if you wanted to grab that rare In Flagrante groove for your personal collection direct from the app, you had to go with Amazon's music store. No bad...

Microsoft OneNote comes to Android Wear, gets updated for iOS 8 and WP8

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

We'll say this about Microsoft's OneNote team: It's clear they want to be on every device, even ones you might not be buying. Earlier this year, the company came out with an Amazon application in the wake of some truly awful Fire phone reviews. Now,...

Leica's M-P rangefinder will run you $7,950, red dot sold separately

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Of all the new Leica models at Photokina, the M-P represents the slightest of tweaks. It's essentially a Leica M, but with a new 2GB buffer, double the size of the original. It's also missing the familiar red dot on the front, which the company says...

Germany lifts its temporary ban on Uber

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

You can now hail an Uber car in Germany with a clear conscience... at least, for a while. Frankfurt's Regional Court has lifted a temporary ban on Uber in the country, rejecting the taxi industry's claim that urgent action was needed to stop the...

Microsoft's new accessories include a wired Xbox One controller for PC gaming

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If yesterday was Microsoft's day for announcing big news (read: a $2.5 billion acquisition), today is the day it moves on to less pressing topics. The company's hardware team just unveiled a few new accessories, including a wired Xbox One controller...

Misfit's wearable Flash tracks your moves and sleep habits for $49

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Remember the Misfit Shine? It was yet another in a long line of crowdfunded wearables that won some points for its uber-clean looks and its activity tracking skills (not to mention the Klingon instructions on the box). $99 may have been a bit much to...

Engadget giveaway: win a Scorpion EX Pro Kit courtesy of Cam Caddie!

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Unless you're aiming to film the next Cloverfield-style cinematic masterpiece, you may want to consider some tools to smooth out those shots. Cam Caddie has just the thing, with kits like its Scorpion EX Pro. It includes a USA-made composite...

Meet the Leica X-E, an almost-affordable APS-C compact

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Leica just released an update to its X2 point-and-shoot camera here at Photokina. The X-E has a look and feel that's very similar to its predecessor, with comparable specs as well. There's a 16.5-megapixel APS-C sensor that, like the X model also...

Goodbye Clear Channel, Hello iHeartMedia

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

When iHeartRadio first launched years ago, it was a just a mobile app to let people listen to any of Clear Channel's 800-something radio stations on their phones. Now, three years and some 50 million subscribers later, the "iHeart" moniker has grown...

LittleBits' BitLab wants to be the app store of hardware components

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Thinking about building something out of LittleBits' library of interconnecting circuit boards? Until today, your creativity has been artificially limited -- LittleBits uses a proprietary magnetic connector for each of its snap-on components, without...

NFC on the iPhone 6 is limited to Apple Pay, at least for now

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you were hoping to use NFC on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus to pair with your camera or share files with friends... well, you'll have to keep waiting. Apple has confirmed to Cult of Mac that the new iPhones' near field wireless is currently limited to...

FiftyThree's new Mix service invites Paper users to collaborate with each other

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Some artists find inspiration in their peers' artworks and even think it boring to draw alone. If you feel that way and you use FiftyThree's Paper app (and maybe its Pencil stylus, as well) religiously, you can take advantage of the startup's new...

?NVIDIA's LTE Shield tablet is finally available for pre-order

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If we were to cherry-pick one major fault from our NVIDIA Shield tablet review, it would definitely be the slate's storage space -- 16GB just isn't enough for a device built for gaming and media consumption. If you were holding off until the company...

How to start making contactless card and NFC payments on the Tube

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Using contactless cards instead of an Oyster to pay your travel fare has been possible on London buses for almost two years. From today, contactless card and NFC payments will also work on the capital's Tube, Overground, DLR and Tramlink networks, as...

Polaroid's real-life Instagram logo camera can also print your photos

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

When we first saw Polaroid's Socialmatic camera, the obvious conclusion to make was that the company had simply decided to turn the Instagram logo into a device. Of course, given that the social network's logo was based on Polaroid's device designs,...

Ecobee's new smart thermostat knows conditions throughout your home

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

As clever as smart thermostats can be, they usually have only a limited sense of what's going on in your home. They may know that it's cool in the hallway, but not that it's roasting in the living room. Ecobee may have a better, more holistic...

Hands-on with Leica's super-rare $19,400 M Edition 60

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

As of this writing, 15,000 Euro is the equivalent of $19,400 -- a very reasonable exchange rate indeed, and a fair price to pay for a mid-range car or a year of college. Only a select few can justify handing over that sum for a digital camera,...

Nothing says you're a Sony fanboy like a pair of PS4-themed Air Jordans

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

There's nothing like a set of fresh kicks to add the finishing touch to your get-up, but then there's the problem of tracking down the perfect pair. We know that's exactly why you haven't been cracking out your PS4-themed outfits recently, but...

Lockheed Martin's 360-degree laser turret gets cleared for take-off

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Lockheed Martin has an affinity for lasers -- that much is apparent. Not satisfied with simply having ground-based energy weapons, though, the outfit has recently tested its airplane-mounted death ray over the skies of America's High Five, Michigan....

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