If the endless supply of crazy Russian dash cam videos haven’t convinced you to get one for your car, maybe Garmin’s new Dash Cam 35 will. In addition to documenting accidents, it now has Forward Collision Warnings
Acer is serious about external graphics—the idea that you can plug a graphics card into a relatively weak computer and make it more powerful whenever you need. How serious? The company will sell two computers with external
The latest trio of astronauts are safely space-bound after an early morning launch out of Kazakhstan. Soyuz will take the scenic route to meet the International Space Station, which is in a higher-than-usual orbit after avoiding space
Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that in answer to a request made 40 years ago by Alaska’s then-governor Jay Hammond, the name of the highest mountain in North America has now officially been
Before dot-matrix displays took over the known world, Nixie tubes — glass lightbulbs containing light-up tubes for the digits 0-9 — were the best way of displaying changing numbers. One designer had the bright idea of taking
Lenovo has announced a couple new Thinkpad Yoga convertible laptops at IFA. Mostly, they’ve got the kind of upgrades you’d expect: thinner, faster, lighter. But as it happens, the most exciting thing is the decades-old tech powering
The new Lenovo Miix 700 is pretty much a straight-up clone of the Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3. Same size, same weight, same idea. I don’t care. The Surface was pretty great —minus a bunch of annoying flaws—and
Toshiba is not a company normally known for pushing the bounds of laptop innovation and design. But change is afoot — first, with a surprisingly good full HD Chromebook , then a cheap-and-quite-cheerful Windows convertible , and
Polaroid proper is no more, but its brand-name and identity are still around in various reanimated forms—and today at IFA in Berlin, the company that owns those assets is releasing a new rendition of the old Polaroid’s
Remember: if you do something rad, but you don’t share a video of it instantly on at least three social media channels, it probably didn’t happen. Thankfully, the world’s leading purveyor of radness-capturing cameras has just made
Stop. Don’t buy that new Windows laptop or tablet. Don’t pull the trigger unless you’re getting a truly amazing deal. Because today, Intel’s launching its latest processor—Skylake—and you’re may want one in your next PC.Read more...
Four Storms on the Move | NASA’s GOES-West satellite captured this image of four tropical cyclones all at once in the Pacific Ocean. From left to right, there’s Typhoon Kilo, Hurricane Ignacio, Hurricane Jimena and Tropical Depression
Joffrey is such a despicable character on Game of Thrones with such a punchable face and hateful personality that it’s pretty much impossible to make him look good. And yet! This video by Blood Blitz Comedy tries
Sometimes the world in this video by Joe Pease is mirrored horizontally, like a city folding itself on top of itself. Other times, it’s mirrored vertically, like in perfect symmetry. But what makes the video even more
German artists from Lab Binar have created an elaborate light show exhibition set in an abandoned textile factory. It's aimed at showing the "schizophrenia" of the textile industry -- the beauty of fabrics versus the brutality of
It's nearly ASUS' turn to take to the stage at this year's IFA conference, and so we invite you to join us here in Berlin, albeit virtually. The company's teased a couple of announcements on the social
Even if you're a geek who's steadfastly refused to consider all-in-one computers, Lenovo's new Ideacentre AIO 700 might be worth a look. It sports a 24-inch or 27-inch display in up to a 4K resolution with multitouch,
Acer's at IFA in force this year, showing off a wide array of gaming PCs, laptops, tablets, and now, a phone. The Predator 6 looks a lot like the company's new gaming tablet, with some super-gnarly black-and-red
Acer revealed an aggressive new design for its duo of Predator gaming desktops earlier this month, but at IFA today, the company's focusing on powerful portability. Acer's been pretty open about its plan to introduce Predator laptops
Acer has revealed its latest Aspire V Nitro notebooks that are aimed at gamers without looking like gamer laptops. Dressed in basic-black, tapered cases, the 15- and 17-inch models still bring the latest Intel Skylake sixth-gen core
Acer has announced the Chromebook R11, the company's first Chrome OS-running device that comes with a 360-degree rotating hinge, as made famous by Lenovo's Yoga. Your eyes will be staring into an 11.6-inch 1,366 x 768 touchscreen,
Laptops are the biggest winners with Intel's less power-hungry Skylake chips, but desktop computers do get some perks. Acer has just launched the U5-710, a new all-in-one (AIO), that uses the new CPUs along with Intel RealSense
Acer has announced the Revo Build M1-601, a super-small Windows 10 unit that can be expanded and customized with a series of stackable blocks. So, in the base unit you'll find a super small form factor PC
Intel's fresh-faced sixth-generation processors improve on pretty much all the important fronts: more power efficiency, more graphical oomph and that's especially true for its important Core M series that beats inside laptops and tablets. According...
You may have already noticed, but Team Engadget is on the ground in Berlin covering IFA, Europe's biggest and busiest consumer tech show. As it happens, we won't be liveblogging Acer's keynote, but that doesn't mean you
Want a stylish way to make contactless payments in the UK, but can't afford an Apple Watch? Scottish knitwear brand Lyle & Scott has developed a jacket with Barclays' bPay technology in the cuff. For £150, you'll
Lenovo has arguably done more than any other PC maker to blur the line between tablets and laptops -- but its new Ideapad Miix 700 convertible tablet is clearly aimed at one particular competitor: Microsoft's Surface. Like
Toshiba may have been, er, less than original when it unveiled its Yoga-like Satellite Radius series, but the latest model in its laptop-slash-tablet line does quite a lot to stand on its own merits. The newly launched
Today marks the start of IFA, Europe's largest consumer tech show, and Lenovo is kicking things off with a slew of product announcements. In addition to some new ThinkPad Yogas, the company just unveiled a handful of
The black, boxy ThinkPad design is so iconic, so predictable, that even a simple color change is enough to make us do a double-take. That was our first reaction to Lenovo's new ThinkPad 260 and 460, both
Cubes, unwieldy squares, bulky cameras of yore. Regardless of form factor, when the Polaroid name is on a camera it means you're getting instant photos. With the company's latest shooter, the Snap, you're getting what looks like
With Intel's new Skylake processor inbound, it was only natural that gaming notebook manufacturers would jump on board to offer this latest boost to their machines. MSI is no exception, kitting out a few of their existing
Yahoo has unveiled a new feature for its email app that allows users to include their most recent tweet as part of their outgoing signature. To enable it, go to Settings -> Accounts -> Primary Yahoo and
To say that Intel has been dragging out the launch of its Skylake-based processors would be an understatement when it didn't even reveal full details after it started shipping the first CPUs. Most of that secrecy is
What if there was a way to cut the cost of your outrageously priced student loan? That’s what refinancing promises: ideally, you save thousands of dollars in interest over the life of your loan. But that’s not
YouTuber Mumbo Jumbo makes some pretty rad Minecraft videos, and posted his equally rad workspace to Reddit’s battlestations subreddit for everyone to see. Some ambient bias lighting, some acoustic foam baffling, and a well-placed microphone, and he
You’ve probably had a lot of commercials tell you that their cereal is “part of a complete breakfast,” but what does that really mean? This video explains why cartoon mascots use that phrase so often, as well
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Conferences and conventions are great places for meeting people, but it can be a little nerve-wracking to introduce yourself to random strangers. Plugging in a power strip can make the whole process a lot easier.Read more...
Universal remotes come in many flavors, from simple sticks to control a few devices to smart home-enabled monsters. Last week we asked you for your favorites , then looked at the five best universal remotes . Now
Jane McGonigal is a game designer—but she isn’t exactly working on the next Mario. Rather, she brings an academic perspective to gaming and looks at how games can improve our lives and solve real problems.Read more...
iOS: Runkeeper, your pick for the best smartphone running app , got an update that adds in a new look alongside a new start screen that makes it a lot easier to just hit the streets.http://lifehacker.com/5930554/most-p... Read
Giving presentations is a bit stressful for many of us, but over on Harvard Business Review, they suggest that one way make things a little better is to break your presentation into smaller, more memorable, chunks.Read more...
You want your pet to be as comfortable as possible (and preferably by your side) when flying, but not every airline makes their policies clear. Map Happy has compiled the in-cabin pet policy for major North American
With so many dealerships to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to spend your energy. There are many good dealers who will give you a great price with little stress, and then there are those whose only
Standing desks are hot right now, but can be on the pricey side. You can build this height-adjustable standing desk with basic materials from Home Depot.http://lifehacker.com/five-best-stan... Read more...
Bro, do you even lift? Bradley Martyn does, obviously, because he just squatted 315 pounds on a scooter. The post Never Attempt This Herculean Feat of Strength and Balance, Bro appeared first on WIRED.
The mad scientist who started Hoverboard Technologies calls his vehicle an “earned experience.” That means it’s hard to ride. Despite the name, this hoverboard* doesn’t levitate. Instead, it uses gyroscopes like
More than a year after the launch of the first Android Wear watches, Google is now finally bringing iOS support to its smartwatch platform with the launch of its Android Wear mobile app in Apple’s App Store today. This
T-Mobile CEO John Legere issued a strong announcement saying that some customers are abusing the company’s network. While T-Mobile has become quite popular with its unlimited LTE mobile plans, unfortunately you
Welcome to the second edition of the TC Gadgets Podcast on Minecraft. This week, we’re discussing Apple CarPlay, the MixStik (which helps you to be an awesome bartender), the new full-size keyboard for mobile devices from LG, and the Sensel
In the past we have talked about how drones could be used for more than just photography or videography, at least on a consumer level. In fact there has been ideas tossed out in the past that suggests that drones
The iPhone brought us “Pinch-to-zoom”, but the EggMap is hoping to get us acquainted with “Squeeze-to-zoom” instead. It’s a conceptual creation by Denes Sator, a product/industrial/graphic designer based out of
Electronic cigarettes are taking off. There are even recent reports that they’re actually much safer than traditional cigarettes, despite the increasingly common belief they’re not. Accordingly, the market is being