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New leak shows Google’s Nest Mini comes with a wall mount

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links WinFuture We’re less than a day away from the start of Google’s 2019 fall hardware event, but that doesn’t mean the leaks have to stop. WinFuture‘s Roland Quandt, a frequent leaker with a solid track record, just shared official-looking images of Google’s upcoming Nest-branded Home Mini refresh. Most notable about […]

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Google teams up with Yubico to build a USB-C Titan Security Key

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Google Google has a new security tool will appeal to people with a lot of USB-C devices. On Monday, the company announced a new version of its Titan Security Key that features a USB-C connector, and you’ll be able to buy the accessory starting tomorrow for $40 from the Google […]

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YouTube’s AR Beauty feature lets you try on lipstick by tapping ads

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links warrengoldswain via Getty Images After launching in a limited alpha earlier this year, YouTube is expanding the availability of its augmented reality (AR) Beauty Try-On feature. Moving forward, you’ll be able to digitally try on lipstick from brands like MAC and NARS by tapping on so-called Masthead and TrueView Discovery […]

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Google Pay will soon work with major public transit cards

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Business Wire Paying for public transport could be about to become more convenient, with fare payment system Cubic Transportation Systems teaming up with Google to offer contactless transit payments using Google Pay. Riders will be able to pay for journeys using their mobile phones, building on existing contactless payment systems […]

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Andy Rubin quietly left the venture company he founded

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Brian Ach/Getty Images for Wired Disgraced former Google exec Andy Rubin has lost another one of his ties to Silicon Valley earlier in 2019. BuzzFeed News has obtained documents indicating that Playground Global, the venture company Rubin founded in 2015, “ended [its] business relationship” with its creator at the end […]

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The best outdoor security camera

Engadget RSS Feed By Rachel Cericola This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to outdoor security cameras. An outdoor security camera is a powerful deterrent to mischief makers and a convenient way to […]

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Google bans predatory payday loan apps from the Play Store

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Google has fought predatory loans for a while, but now it’s taking that fight to its app store. The Wall Street Journal has learned that Google recently banned Play Store apps with “deceptive or harmful” personal loans where the annual percentage rate is 36 […]

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Pixel 4 pre-order at Best Buy Canada confirms key specs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Best Buy/Google Believe it or not, the Pixel 4 leaks still haven’t stopped ahead of Google’s October 15th event. Best Buy Canada briefly posted (and has since pulled) a pre-order page for Google’s new phones that confirmed numerous details. Both the regular Pixel 4 and its XL counterpart should have […]

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Google, Reddit execs to speak at House hearing on internet moderation

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Horacio Villalobos – Corbis/Getty Images American politicians have been questioning whether internet companies should be held liable for the content they allow, and two of those companies will soon address those concerns directly. Two House subcommittees are holding a joint online content moderation hearing on October 16th where Google IP […]

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The Engadget Podcast: Is macOS Catalina Apple’s Vista?

Engadget RSS Feed MacOS Catalina is here, and it’s… kind of a mess. In this episode, Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by Engadget Editor-in-Chief Dana Wollman to discuss Apple’s latest desktop OS. The big question: Is Catalina Apple’s Vista? (Pro-tip: Don’t rush to upgrade.) We also ponder what Google will show off at next week’s […]

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