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Google explains when it slows down the Pixel 4’s Smooth Display

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Chris Velazco / Engadget Google just unveiled the Pixel 4 and 4 XL, and it’s already got a lot of explaining to do. In addition to announcing a fix for Face Unlock that would make eye-detection necessary, the company also had to clarify today that the phone’s Smooth Display feature […]

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The Morning After: Mazda’s first EV opens wide with Freestyle doors

Engadget RSS Feed Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Fake meat on pizza? It’s 2019 and that’s happening. Also, the Toyota Motor Show has begun, and Best Buy is gearing up to do battle with Amazon for your business over the holidays. Finally, BYU researchers have tested a software protocol that can make existing hardware […]

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Google says it’s achieved quantum supremacy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Google Google is standing by its claim that it’s achieved quantum supremacy — marking a major milestone in computing research. The company first made the claim back in September, and while disputed by competitors, Google’s research paper has now been published in the scientific journal Nature. Quantum supremacy is a […]

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US Air Force gets its first anti-drone laser weapon from Raytheon

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Raytheon Raytheon has delivered the first anti-drone buggy to the US Air Force, just over year after it introduced the technology. It’s a high-energy laser system mounted on a small all-terrain vehicle, to be specific, which uses electro-optical/infrared sensors to detect and track drones. After it identifies and tracks the […]

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Snap continues to add new users

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SIPA USA/PA Images After struggling to grow its user base for awhile, Snap has recently managed to make some headway in that mission. Its last earnings report showed the company managed to grow its daily active user (DAU) number seven percent over the quarter prior. From its third-quarter results released […]

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Fender Songs is an interactive chord book that syncs with Apple Music

Engadget RSS Feed Don’t believe the hype: The guitar isn’t dying. But the industry that surrounds the instrument is definitely in a transitional period, to put it politely. Fender has weathered a lot of the storm by focusing one thing: getting more people to play guitar. Simply building decent affordable instruments isn’t enough, though. So […]

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GoPro Max review: Much more than a 360 camera

Engadget RSS Feed Max Get more info Get more info Scores Engadget Not yet scored   Critic Not yet scored   Users Not yet scored   Key Specs Type  Consumer Form factor  Sports mount Media type  Memory card Image stabilization  Digital Sponsored Links 360-degree video has not caught on. GoPro knows this, and honestly, I […]

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Google adds seasonal Nest doorbell ringers in time for Halloween

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Rawpixel via Getty Images If you’re the type of person who goes all out each Halloween decorating your home to make it the star of the neighborhood, Google wants to help. Starting today, the company is updating Nest Hello video doorbells to add a new seasonal ringtone to help create […]

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Surface Pro 7 review: USB-C upgrade, battery downgrade

Engadget RSS Feed The Surface Pro line hasn’t changed much over the years. Each new generation brought incremental spec bumps and slight design changes. And this time around is pretty much the same. Microsoft is giving us newer processors, improved microphones and some Surface Pen software updates. Most important of all, though, there is now […]

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Amazon’s Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Last month, Amazon introduced some hefty discounts on its Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers, but those discounts were only available to Prime subscribers. Now, the company has made those savings available to all customers in the US, with up to $40 off its range of electronics. First up are the […]

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