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The best 'Star Wars' role-playing game is finally on Android

Attention, meatbags: If you somehow missed Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic the first three times it was released, now might be your chance to finally fix that. How so? Well, BioWare's excellent role-playing game set in a galaxy far, far away i...

Sony threatens to sue Twitter to hide these tweets

Sony has just threatened to sue Twitter if it doesn't ban the accounts that keep posting internal emails that have been leaked by its hackers. The company's lawyer, David Boies, also asked the microblogging site to share the warning letter with user...

Engadget Daily: Russell Wilson on the Surface Pro 2, a beer that boosts creativity, and more!

It's true: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson used to be an Apple guy. This week, we interviewed the sports star at the Virginia Athletic Training Center to chat about how he prepares for game day with his Surface Pro 2. Catch all the deets, and more, in the...

LG's Sonos-fighting WiFi speakers add a battery powered option

The race to CES continues, and today we're saying hello to the 2015 generation of LG's Music Flow WiFi speakers. Last seen at the IFA trade show in Europe, the big addition this time around is its first battery-powered model, the H4. While Bluetooth...

What's on your HDTV: 'Mozart in the Jungle', 'Black Mirror', 'Anger Management'

This week we will enjoy a selection of holiday programming, which pretty much means the regular stuff is taking a break for Christmas movie repeats and bowl games. Amidst all the "you'll shoot your eye out" and unpaid football players, the holiday it...

HP quietly adds a touchscreen model to its Chromebook 14 line

If you're after a Chromebook with premium specs, HP quietly released a touch-friendly model that might just do the trick. The Chromebook 14 Touch touts a 14-inch FHD WLED backlit touchscreen with a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution -- up from the 1,366 x 768...

FAA's new drone safety campaign reminds you not to be stupid

The Federal Aviation Administration was woefully underprepared for the rise of inexpensive drones, but now the agency is finally stepping up its safety game in preparation for a drone-heavy holiday season. The FAA, together with several unmanned airc...

Apple's online store returns to Russia with huge price hikes

Remember how Russia's sudden currency devaluation led Apple to shut down its online store in the country, leaving locals without access to one of the biggest internet shops around? Well, Apple is back -- and unfortunately, the prices reflect Russia's...

DirecTV launches internet TV for $8 per month, but it's all in Spanish

Our world isn't quite ready for internet TV providers that compete with traditional cable and satellite packages, but what about markets that aren't as well served? DirecTV is diving right into internet TV, beating Dish Network and Sony's PlayStation...

Google's putting song lyrics right into your search results

Despite what your ears may tell you, The Ramones wanted to be sedated (not "a piece of bacon"). There probably isn't one among us who hasn't turned to the oracles of the web to vanquish a pesky mondegreen, and Google's starting to make that process j...

Barilla uses 3D printing to find its next pasta shapes

Pasta maker Barilla is no stranger to having 3D printing improve its methods for churning out products for the masses. Now, it's looking to leverage those tools for some new pasta designs. After a recent competition, the company revealed three winner...

North Korea is suffering a complete internet outage

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (that's "North Korea" to the common man) has just four networks that connect to the world wide web -- and none of them are working today. "The situation now is they are totally offline," Doug Madory, director...

Google unveils the first complete version of its self-driving car

Google had a (not very well-kept) secret when it unveiled its experimental self-driving car: that first example you saw was just a mockup that lacked many of the basics. At last, however, the internet giant has unveiled a complete prototype of the ca...

The Big Picture: Catching an intense solar flare in action

It's no longer rare to hear reports of solar flares that could affect Earth, but seeing them in vivid detail? That's another matter. Thankfully, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recently captured a high-intensity X1.8 flare (80 percent more intense...

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson on Surface Pro, how he was once an Apple guy

No, those bright blue, ruggedized devices being used on NFL sidelines aren't iPads. They're Surface Pro 2s. And while they may look like Apple's renowned tablet from afar, at least to some NFL commentators, Microsoft's been trying to help players and...

Don't like what Santa gave you? Destroy it

'Tis the season to, you know, get a lot of gifts you don't necessarily want. We at Engadget know how it goes, and we also know how badly you'd like to burn, break and bash those bunk presents. So we did the dirty work for you -- literally. If you lik...

The International Space Station is now making 3D-printed tools

It's official: you can "upload" tools to space. Following its earlier test run, the International Space Station has used 3D printing to make a ratchet based on instructions sent from Earth. It's not exactly a sophisticated implement, but it underscor...

Disney World starts accepting Apple Pay and Google Wallet this week

Making a trip to Walt Disney World during the holidays? You might not avoid the long queues or endless parking lots, but you won't always have to pull out your wallet. As promised back in September, the Orlando area theme park will start accepting mo...

Mother can make your home smart, but does it need to be?

Over the last few weeks, every person who has come into my home has gone through the same sort of rough conversation. "What's that?" "It's a new device that I'm testing. Do you like it?" "Not really, it's a bit creepy." This, then, is what happe...

Blackberry helps Boeing with its hyper-secure 'Black' smartphone

On top of laser weapons, passenger jets and space stuff Boeing is also, weirdly, building an ultra-secure Android smartphone called "Black" (not to be confused with the Blackphone). According to the Telegraph, it's now enlisted BlackBerry's help to m...

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