Welcome to Engadget's holiday gift guide! Head back to our hub to see the rest of the product guides as they're added throughout the month. Peripherals sound about as exciting as a trip to the dentist, but trust us: Companion devices have plenty...
Looking to get your Jazzy Jeff on at the family Thanksgiving get-together? Starting on November 20th, Sony will reward its loyal PlayStation Plus members this holiday season by offering a year of its Music Unlimited Premium service at the discounted rate of $12. Show More Summary
Somewhere along mike1986's development of Android Revolution HD, a custom ROM for the HTC One X, he found that something amiss with the smartphone's stock system -- its Tegra 3 power management software didn't function properly. According...Show More Summary
John Biggs ran his Father's Day gift guide yesterday, but each one of his items cost well over a hundred dollars. I don't have that kind of cash and to be honest, my Dad wouldn't use any of those gadgets anyway. So here's a Father's Day gift guide for the working dad with items everyone can afford. Let's get to it.
Considering the very nature of vehicular transport is changing, it stands to reason that the all-important cluster of gauges and warning lights ought to change as well. And nothing’s more versatile than an LCD screen. In Ford’s new 2010 hybrids, instead of mechanical gauges and such, you’ll be able to choose your own electronically displayed [...]
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If you're a DJ, you'll want to pay attention to this one. umidi has started a Kickstarter for their new custom DJ controller, which they're calling the "world's first" - probably because they let you design it to your exact needs and will ship to anywh... via JustLuxe.com
Those Mexican thieves that stole a truckload of coblat-60? They're virtually sure to die, according to experts. Read more...
Google’s Auto-Awesome feature that’s baked into Google+ already does cool things, like make your pictures more balanced, auto-stitch panoramas, and even create animated GIFs. Today, it’s adding two new Holiday-ish Auto-Awesomes. It’s either the best new feature, or the cheesiest, worst new feature. You decide. More »
For all the hubbub about California banning the use of lead in ammunition, there's been less of a focus on safer alternatives—but designer Per Crowell has taken this to perhaps its most tongue-in-cheek extreme, proposing shotgun shells filled with seeds. Read more...
Here’s the Bluetooth speaker that should be under the tree for all the Queen’s subjects this year (as we saw during royal wedding season, Americans certainly not excluded). The Mini Cooper Mirror BoomBox is modeled after a side view mirror from a Mini Cooper, and is proudly bearing the Union Jack on the back. Show More Summary
We have heard rumors of the Samsung Galaxy S5, and given the success of the previous Galaxy S devices, it does not come as a surprise that Samsung would be looking to create another successor in their highly successful lineup of Android smartphones. Show More Summary
Not too long ago we reviewed Iron Man’s iPhone case. It was a visual masterpiece. Since then Draco Design has managed to step up their game and deliver an even more stunning iPhone 5/5S case: The Ventare Ducati. The Ventare Ducati case...Show More Summary
Look like you belong in the cockpit of an X-Wing fighter when you wear this awesome Rebel Pilot Costume Hoodie. You’ll have to provide your own astromech droid though. This hoodie is fleece-lined to keep you warm and it features a removable visor in the hood. Just stay on target when navigating the Death Star […]
Earlier we had reported that Samsung could be working a high-end range of handsets that would fall under its Galaxy F lineup, and coincidentally enough, a certain Samsung SM-G900F has shown up in shipping manifests. Given the earlier Galaxy F rumors, it would seem as though the “F” in the model number is more than a happy coincidence. Show More Summary
Now here is a device that might just come in handy for you, especially when you have tried out all sorts of ways and methods to relieve your knee of that recurring pain. Why not give it a shot anyway when you have nothing else to lose? After all, you are not going to pay [...]
Similar to other micro-homes we have looked at, the Hivehaus comes flat-packed, is self-contained and appears relatively easy to build. Taking its name from the honeycomb structures built by bees, Hivehaus is a modular housing system...Show More Summary
As long as you're cool with a little extra bulk on your device, it looks like Honda has created a smartphone case like the one Jeff Bezoz was dreaming of. It virtually guarantees your device will survive any fall—and possibly even a head-on collision with a truck. Show More Summary
A team of security researchers just stumbled across a massive cache of two million login credentials for sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn and ADP payroll. Shockingly, a large number of the passwords were overwhelmingly dumb. More »
On Sunday during a segment on CBS News’ 60 Minutes program, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed a project that the company has been involved in. Called Amazon Prime Air, the concept is to use flying drones to deliver packages within 30 minutes. Show More Summary