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  1. SpaceX schedules Falcon Heavy's maiden launch for November

    07.28 / 05:07 engadget.com Engadget - News
    SpaceX chief Elon Musk has revealed that the company is sending its heavy lift rocket to space for the first time in November. The company was originally gunning for a summer launch, but in June, the CEO told a Twitter follower that Falcon Heavy's…
  2. Case study finds the drawbacks of Facebook's 'free' internet

    07.28 / 05:07 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Facebook's successor to its Internet.org "web for all" service, Free Basics, has had a troubled rollout. India notoriously shut it out of the country back in February 2016 for violating net neutrality (prioritizing Facebook services), with Egypt…
  3. Culinary co-op 'Overcooked' arrives on Nintendo Switch

    07.28 / 01:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Overcooked, the game from publisher Team17 and developer Ghost Town Games that has players chaotically cooking recipes and serving dishes is now available for Nintendo Switch. The game has been well received with nominations for multiple…
  4. Bipartisan Senate legislation would modernize digital privacy

    07.28 / 01:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    A group of senators introduced two bills today to modernize digital privacy. The current federal statutes derive from the Electronics Communication Privacy Act (ECPA), which was passed in 1986. One of their big motions extended phone wiretap laws…
  5. Sling’s video production device can use DJI drones for footage

    07.28 / 01:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Earlier this year, Sling released its multi-camera video production device SlingStudio that made it a heck of alot easier to juggle multiple feeds for live or edited video. Today the company announced that the platform will now be compatible with…
  6. This is how Doomfist invades 'Overwatch'

    07.28 / 01:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Doomfist is here. Overwatch's 25th character went live across PC and consoles today, finally making the game's most famed, punch-drunk villain playable for everyone. Doomfist is a damage-dealing offense character with a transhumanist twist: He has…
  7. ‘Modern Warfare Remastered’ hits Xbox and PC as a standalone title

    07.28 / 01:08 engadget.com Engadget - News
    It's no secret that including the remastered version of the first Call of Duty: Modern Warfare helped sell copies of the latest in the series, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Unfortunately, you could only get the revival in an $80 bundle with the…
  8. Sling TV adds pay-per-view events starting with UFC 214

    07.27 / 21:56 engadget.com Engadget - News
    SlingTV is taking another step toward replicating the traditional pay-TV experience: Offering pay-per-view events. If you're impatient, know that it starts this weekend with UFC 214, so you won't have too long to wait before testing it out for…
  9. Amazon touts Prime Day results despite slumping profits

    07.27 / 21:56 engadget.com Engadget - News
    This year's Prime Day was Amazon's third and largest to date, according the company's earnings report released on Thursday. The company claims that it was the "the biggest global shopping event ever for Amazon" and that it set an internal record…
  10. Jump between a dream and reality in Major Lazer's new music video

    07.27 / 21:56 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Major Lazer's latest EP, Know No Better, came out last month, surprising fans two years after the electronic hip-hop group's previous LP, Peace is the Mission. The original music video for the track — which features Travis Scott, Camila…
  11. The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $40 on a Netgear Arlo Q security camera

    07.27 / 21:56 engadget.com Engadget - News
    This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their…
  12. Researchers make biomedical adhesive inspired by slug slime

    07.27 / 20:57 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Being able to repair internal tissue with adhesives would be incredibly useful in the medical world. As of now, those kinds of repairs are limited to sutures and staples, which are far from ideal and while external wounds can be closed with certain…
  13. ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 review: King of the Chromebooks

    07.27 / 20:57 engadget.com Engadget - News
    It's been years in the making, but Chromebooks are escaping "second computer" or "cheap netbook" status. Google thinks these machines can be your main computing device, and they're finally getting better build quality, nicer screens and quality…
  14. US self-driving car bill heads to the House floor

    07.27 / 20:57 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Last month, a Senate committee created a proposal to allow autonomous vehicles onto the roads under specific safety and "tech neutral" requirements. Now that the bill has hit House of Representatives, the bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee…
  15. Flash was useful, but developers are glad it’s on the death march

    07.27 / 20:57 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Earlier this week, Adobe announced it would cease support and development of Flash at the end of 2020, a decision that had many people saying, "Finally." The "Flash is dead" rhetoric has been around for years, and people like Facebook's chief…
  16. Apple granted approval to test its 5G wireless technology

    07.27 / 20:57 engadget.com Engadget - News
    The FCC has approved an application for Apple to begin testing its 5G technology, which means the company is joining a number of others already working towards bringing 5G to the masses. Sprint is looking to launch its 5G service in 2019, while…
  17. Scientists can turn crystals into reusable electrical conductors

    07.27 / 18:53 engadget.com Engadget - News
    For some time, scientists have been experimenting with crystals to see if they can become a new kind of memory storage. Now, scientists at Washington State University have figured how to make a transparent crystal conduct electricity. What's more,…
  18. Apple trims its iPod lineup to one lonely model

    07.27 / 18:53 engadget.com Engadget - News
    The iPod is clearly an endangered species after 15 years. Apple has quietly discontinued the iPod nano and iPod shuffle, yanking their product pages from its website. Both MP3 players are hanging around retail stores, but not for long -- if…
  19. Fitbit makes Cortana your new workout partner

    07.27 / 18:53 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Fitbit might have had a few issues (okay, many issues) developing their long-expected smartwatch, but they have some good news today if you use Windows. You can now use the Fitbit skill with Cortana, Windows' virtual personal assistant. Microsoft…
  20. Fender's Mustang GT amps pack an overkill of digital options

    07.27 / 18:53 engadget.com Engadget - News
    Playing the electric guitar in a cover band can be complex. You need to be able to sound like a wide range of different guitar players, each with their own distinct sound -- much of which is based on their unique amplifier and effects profile. The…