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Leaked ‘Fortnite’ Chapter 2 trailer showcases a new map and boats

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Epic Games Fortnite is set to return from the void with a major overhaul, if a leaked trailer is anything to go by. The original, constantly evolving battle royale map was destroyed in spectacular fashion Sunday, leaving only a black hole for players to look at. As has been rumored, […]

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Microsoft starts inviting people to try Project xCloud

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Microsoft Microsoft is starting to invite players to test out its Project xCloud game streaming service. It said last month it would open up a public preview of the platform in October, allowing players to stream games to their Android devices. Now, it’s starting to send out invitations to those […]

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The Washington Post hopes you’ll read articles on your TV

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Lauren Fisher/The Washington Post You probably retreat to the TV to tune out the day’s news, but the Washington Post is betting that you wouldn’t mind reading on the living room screen. It just launched a version of its app for Apple TV and Fire TV that offer a “highly-visual” […]

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HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG: How does HDR work?

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links With 4K now firmly in place as the standard for most new TV’s, high dynamic range, or HDR, video is starting to move from being an enthusiast curiosity to the next big thing in home media. HDR content looks vibrant, crisp and can be a bigger upgrade than 4K, but […]

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Apple offers three-month TV+ trial to ‘Emmy’ magazine subscribers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple’s video streaming service, TV+, is launching in just a few weeks on November 1st. The company is drumming up even more excitement for the launch by offering a free three-month trial for subscribers of Emmy magazine. The standard free trial of the service offered to regular customers is seven […]

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Here’s how Alexa learned to speak Spanish without your help

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nicole Lee/Engadget Now that Alexa knows how to speak Spanish in the US, there’s a common question: how did it learn the language when it didn’t have the benefit of legions of users issuing commands? Through new tools, it seems. Amazon has revealed a pair of system that helped Alexa […]

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Improved ‘Apex Legends’ training zone better prepares you for combat

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Respawn Entertainment/EA As much as Respawn has expanded Apex Legends‘ gameplay, its training area has remained… lackluster. You only get to play a single character and a sliver of the available gear, making it all too likely that you’ll have to learn about an ability or weapon in the middle […]

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The follow-up to ‘Band of Brothers’ is coming to Apple TV+

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links HBO Just one day after signing Alfonso Cuarón to a multi-year deal, Apple has scored another coup for its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service. Variety reports the company will produce Masters of the Air, the follow-up to 2001’s Band of Brothers and 2010’s The Pacific. Both Steven Spielberg and Tom […]

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The next ‘Fortnite’ season might finally include a new map

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Epic Games Apex Legends, PUBG and other battle royale brawlers have added maps over time, but not Fortnite — you’ve had to be content with revisions (if sometimes dramatic ones) to the existing layout. You might finally get something new in the near future, however. Users browsing Apple’s Italian App […]

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Amazon Fire TV Cube review (2019): Alexa’s streaming box grows up

Engadget RSS Feed With so many streaming devices on the market, it can be difficult for new ones to stand out. Amazon, for its part, has differentiated its Fire TV products with one notable feature: They work with Alexa. If you have an Echo paired with a Fire TV device, you can launch TV shows, […]

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