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A new MHL adapter charges your phone while sending 4K video to a TV

Back in March, we took a look at the MHL 3.0 tech that wrangles 4K video from a micro-USB jack while keeping the device charged. Well, now there's a handy adapter for linking those compatible gadgets with any TV that packs HDMI ports for viewing...

More than a million people have signed up to test Windows 10

Thinking about giving the Windows 10 preview build a shot? You aren't the only one -- according to Microsoft, its Windows Insider Program hit one million registrants over the weekend, giving a lot of potential users access to the latest build of its...

Resident Evil is getting its own TV series

If you love Zombies, but find The Walking Dead's narrative a little too serious, pay attention: a campier option is coming soon. Constantin Film, the production group behind the Resident Evil movies has announced that the franchise is being adapted...

SWAT app wants to help you keep a close eye on cops

After visiting Ferguson, Missouri recently, a pair of Georgetown students realized the need to access cellphone videos of police misconduct in the event a device is destroyed. With that in mind, Brandon Anderson and Joseph Gruenbaum set out to...

Brace yourselves: Facebook stickers are coming to comments

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, but even when it's not, you can still use 'em. After popping up in chat and Messenger windows in the past, Facebook is employing stickers in comments for both mobile and the web. Use the small pictures...

Bing's new election tool helps you make an informed vote

Not sure where your local politicians stand in the upcoming US midterm election? You won't have to vote blind. Microsoft has followed in Google's footsteps by launching Bing Elections, its own tool for helping you make informed decisions at the...

Sony's pint-sized yet powerful Xperia Z3 Compact reaches the US

Sony may not have launched its small-yet-potent Xperia Z3 Compact smartphone through a US carrier, but it just delivered the next best thing. The tech firm has started selling an unlocked version of the Z3 Compact on its American online store for...

Philips' wearable sensor gives COPD patients constant health tracking

Philips is no stranger to the healthcare industry, and with a new sensor, it's looking to further dive into medical wearables for real-world use. The company developed a gadget for COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) sufferers that's worn...

NI's latest Traktor DJ controller ditches old-fashioned jog wheels

Native Instruments' Traktor Kontrol DJ decks have clung to old-school jog wheels for ages, in part to help you transition from vinyl and turntables to digital mixers. However, you're probably not a stranger to modern technology these days -- and...

Apple fines companies $50 million for leaks

For a company that's obsessed with secrecy, it's no surprise to see that Apple imposes tight restrictions on what its suppliers can say. If your company leaks a product, or starts boasting about producing components for a future iOS device, then...

Easyjet now lets you check in using a photo of your passport

Despite being known for low-cost flights, Easyjet often leads the pack when it comes to taking the hassle out of travel. While you can already book a flight using its apps, the airline today announced a new upgrade that will let you check-in by...

Fast-charging batteries will power your gadgets for 20 years

Fast-charging batteries are all nice and good, but the lifespan matters, too -- why should you have to replace power packs (or entire devices) every couple of years ? You may not have to give up performance or longevity if researchers at Nanyang...

Dutch police arrest four Uber drivers in Amsterdam

Despite working with authorities to legally launch its private and luxury car services in Amsterdam, Uber's regular taxi service, uberPOP, hasn't enjoyed a very warm welcome. Bloomberg reports that Dutch police yesterday arrested four drivers for...

Jaybird's readiness-sensing fitness tracker arrives October 26th

Want a fitness tracker that can tell you when it's time to get moving, rather than simply record your movements? You won't have to wait long. Jaybird has confirmed that its Reign wristband will reach the US on October 26th at the $199 price promised...

Samsung readying crazy fast next-gen WiFi devices

Samsung has revealed that by 2015 it may be selling WiFi devices that use unlicensed, 60GHz spectrum to transfer data at 575MB/s -- five times faster than current tech. If that sounds familiar, it's also the WiGig Alliance's 802.11ad WiFi standard,...

Amputees can now control artificial limbs with their minds

Artificial limbs controlled by muscle movement are already a thing, but what if someone developed a way to wire a prosthetic directly into someone's nervous system? That's what a team at Chalmers University have achieved with an implantable...

Engadget UK giveaway: win an iPhone 6 courtesy of Mobilefun.co.uk

Wet weather, plummeting temperatures and pitch-black mornings are just a few of the things us Brits have to look forward to as we plunge further into the abyss known as "autumn." We could all use a little pick-me-up as SAD begins to take hold, so how...

Sayonara, CEATEC 2014: Another curious tech show

Japan's annual CEATEC is often the black sheep of the global tech show circuit. While CES in Vegas throws up new TVs, laptops, tablets and the occasional phone to pore over, and IFA in Germany does the same in the middle of the year, CEATEC doesn't...

You can now tweet money to friends, if you live in France

Starting tomorrow, any French resident with a bank account and Twitter handle will be able to transfer money simply by tweeting it. The new service, dubbed S-money, was launched last month by French mega-bank BPCE and Twitter. It differs from...

Sony's Crackle takes aim at Netflix with a 'Joe Dirt' sequel

Netflix may soon be adding four new Adam Sandler flicks to its coffers, but that doesn't mean it's got a monopoly on the ol' Waterboy's creative endeavors. Variety reports that Sandler's producing a sequel for the one and only Joe Dirt exclusively...

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