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ESPN+ was already an insane deal, now it has the Bundesliga

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links The dust had just settled from Bayern Munich’s 7-2 thumping of Tottenham when ESPN made arguably its biggest ESPN+ announcement to date. Starting with the 2020 season, ESPN+ will be the home of the Bundesliga in the US and fans will be able to stream every regular season match, plus […]

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Even the tech expert from ‘Mr. Robot’ can’t figure out this iPhone hack

Engadget RSS Feed If your dad were the technical advisor for the realistic hacks on Mr. Robot and he lovingly micromanaged your gadgets, you’d probably feel pretty badass about the security of your personal devices. So when one of Marc Rogers‘ kids had their iPhone pickpocketed at San Francisco Pride this year, things took an […]

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What we’ve been watching: ‘Another Life’ and ‘Light as a Feather’

Engadget RSS Feed In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks out Netflix’s Another Life to see if it deserved such an astoundingly poor reception from most critics. Light […]

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Apple’s keyboard folio shouldn’t cost half the price of its new cheap iPad

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple When Apple announced a new base model iPad with a larger screen and a smart connector, I was hooked. I’ve been fixated with buying a new iPad precisely because of the smart keyboard folio, but it’s been a little pricey. For me, that one accessory is transformative, turning a […]

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Emerging from the shadow of GamerGate

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links On August 26th, game developer Nathalie Lawhead published a blog post accusing legendary Skyrim composer Jeremy Soule of rape. It’s a detailed account of the events leading up to and after the alleged assault, which Lawhead says took place in 2008, when she was in her mid-20s and trying to […]

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That Apple Card may not be as private as you think

Engadget RSS Feed When it came time to pay for dinner with my friend and his wife the other night, he said, “No — let us get this.” It was a kind gesture. When you don’t have to pay for a meal out in San Francisco, the feeling of relief is similar to narrowly avoiding […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s biggest fight is in the studio

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links When Infinity Ward head Patrick Kelly introduced the single-player portion of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to journalists in May, he sat at the front of a dim, intimate theater in the heart of his studio, and spoke as if he were divulging a delicious secret. This Call of Duty […]

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Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart)

Engadget RSS Feed Yesterday afternoon, Google’s hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: the company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all its efforts on laptops. Given that Google released the Pixel Slate (its first Chrome OS tablet) just eight months ago, the news was a bit surprising. But if […]

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I’m worried about this ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ game

Engadget RSS Feed When Square Enix finally unveiled its big Avengers project, the reception was mixed, to put it politely. While Marvel’s Avengers looked appropriately triple-A, all the familiar Avenger heroes looked a little too unfamiliar. The developers have gone for relatively realistic character designs. Unfortunately for them, we’ve seen truly “realistic” Avengers already, courtesy […]

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Sony’s E3 happened without you noticing

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Sure, Sony says it’s skipping E3 this year, but let’s take a look at the facts. Within the past eight weeks, the company has unveiled the PlayStation 5, teasing out details about its upgraded architecture and 8K capabilities, and clearly delineating the start of a new console generation. A buzzy […]

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