av

Bose’s new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bose Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for on-the-go activities, with 12 hours of battery life, an IPX4 water-resistance rating […]

Read More

Adam Driver investigates post-911 CIA tactics in ‘The Report’ trailer

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Amazon It’s been nearly five years since the Senate’s report on the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation methods made a permanent mark on America’s human rights record. Amazon Studios today released the trailer for The Report, a film that depicts the struggle of Daniel J. Jones, a staffer for Senator […]

Read More

‘Blacksad’ is a promising detective game based on a cult comic

Engadget RSS Feed Blacksad is a long-running graphic novel series that covers some heavy topics through a noir detective window. Set in the 1950s, it follows hardboiled detective John Blacksad, with each book focusing on a new case. It’s one of my favorite series, but there’s always been one problem: There’s not enough of it. […]

Read More

Terminator T-800 and The Joker are coming to ‘Mortal Kombat 11’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Warner Bros./NetherRealm Studios Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios rounded out the list of Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack DLC characters with a pair of intriguing new fighters. The Terminator T-800 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s likeness) and Batman’s nemesis The Joker are making their way to the game. And no, Mortal Kombat […]

Read More

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links MARK RALSTON via Getty Images In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube’s automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message stating, “Content that displays the deliberate infliction of animal suffering […]

Read More

What’s coming to Netflix in September: ‘The Politician’ and ‘The Spy’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Netflix We’re edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we’ll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit, Netflix […]

Read More

Garmin adds Amazon Music to its fitness watches

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Garmin After adding support for Spotify last October, Garmin is expanding the music streaming services its wearables support to include Amazon Music. What’s more, this time around the company is doing a broader rollout. Not only is Amazon Music available on Garmin’s high-end devices like the Fenix 5 Plus series, […]

Read More

YouTube may soon ban targeted ads on kids’ content

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links courtneyk via Getty Images YouTube is allegedly planning on getting rid of targeted ads on videos aimed at children. It’s not clear whether the decision comes as a result of the FTC’s recent multimillion dollar fine — imposed after YouTube was found to be violating federal data privacy laws for […]

Read More

Watch and listen to THX’s new Deep Note trailer with spatial 3D audio

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links THX THX has unveiled a new trailer for its famous “Deep Note” audio logo that lets audiences know that a theater is THX certified and also how loud it’s likely to be (usually very loud). The trailer, which will be deployed in theaters around the world, shows off the company’s […]

Read More

Disney’s composer-focused podcast debuts this week

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Disney Music Group This Friday, Disney Music Group will launch a podcast that delves into some of its most beloved scores and the people behind them. For Scores includes interviews with composers who’ve worked across Disney’s various enterprises: Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox. The series, hosted by […]

Read More