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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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Elon Musk painted as ‘thin-skinned billionaire’ in court documents

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PA Wire/PA Images The fallout from Elon Musk’s ill-advised “pedo guy” comments — made last year about British cave rescuer Vernon Unsworth — is not going away. In new court documents, Unsworth didn’t hold back when it came to his opinion of the South African tech billionaire, accusing him of […]

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Walmart takes its $98 Delivery Unlimited service nationwide

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Andrei Stanescu via Getty Images Walmart began trialling its Delivery Unlimited service — its grocery-based take on Amazon Prime — at select locations earlier this year. Now, the company is rolling it out to a further 1,400 stores across all 200 metro areas where regular grocery delivery is already available. […]

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T-Mobile will let you test drive its network for 30 days

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Tak Yeung via Getty Images T-Mobile is hoping to attract new customers by offering a free test drive program of its network. The process is relatively simple. Sign up online and you’ll get a free Coolpad Surf Device hotspot in the mail. Connect to the hotspot via wifi and use […]

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Reddit experiments with livesteaming

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SOPA Images via Getty Images Over the weekend, rumors and speculation began circulating on Reddit. Users were wondering what cryptic messages on r/pan, a new Reddit community, could mean. Today, Reddit pulled back the curtain. It announced Reddit Public Access Network (r/pan), a weeklong experiment, in which users can post […]

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Some AT&T unlimited subscribers will get Spotify Premium for free

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Timothy Hiatt via Getty Images AT&T is adding a new streaming option to its Unlimited & More Premium wireless plan: Spotify Premium. AT&T customers with the Unlimited & More Premium plan are now eligible for Spotify Premium at no additional charge. Other select AT&T customers can sign up for a […]

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Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bloodhound LSR Project The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but streamlined. Since the project was announced in 2008, it’s been besieged with obstacles, and last year came within a hair’s […]

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The Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial will start next summer

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Former Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes (C) leaves the Robert F. Peckham U.S. Federal Court on June 28, 2019 in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan via Getty Images After the scandal, the book, the podcasts and the documentary, the Theranos debacle is finally going to court — in 2020. […]

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YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Kritchanut via Getty Images There’s no question YouTube’s beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even the biggest makeup brands to debut their products. Now, Google’s AR Beauty Try-On feature will let YouTube users virtually try on makeup while watching […]

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Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bell (one of Uber’s flying taxi partners) Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prompted the company to look for another site for trials […]

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