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These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

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Apple's first CareKit apps help you track diabetes and depression

Apple’s CareKit medical app development tools have launched today and the company has already started showing it off by announcing that three healthcare platforms have already gone live.<p>The idea behind CareKit is to help you use your phone to share data with the healthcare professionals who are …

All the best tech we saw at CES today

The International CES has kicked into full gear and Tuesday was filled with some of the best gear we've seen yet.<p>Whether it was monster TVs, elegant …

These Satellite Views of Ancient Earthworks Are Stirring Debate

Images of mysterious shapes inspire intriguing theories, but solid answers will come from on-the-ground study, archaeologists say.<p>After watching a television show about ancient pyramids built outside Egypt, Dmitriy Dey wondered if his own Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan might harbor such exotic …

One login to rule them all: Welcome to the new Engadget comments

Our community of readers (that's you!) is of the utmost importance to us, and we're committed to making the Engadget experience the very best it can be. For three years, Engadget's been using Livefyre as our commenting system, and while it's not perfect, it served us well. We believe we can do …

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Five albums to try this week: Jamie xx, A$AP Rocky and more

Music,Culture,Pop and rock,Punk,Florence and the Machine,A$AP Rocky,Rap,Hip-hop,Indie,Jamie xx,Electronic music,Dance music,Urban music<p>Stream new music, from Florence and the Machine’s expansive pop to Slaves’ punk, and let us know what you’ll be listening to this week<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: …

Nap Quest

You’ll Need a Nice Blanket. This Is It.<p>Wrap this wool blanket around yourself and someone else’s self. If they ask about its origin, tell them it …

Is Being a Night Owl Ruining Your Health?

<i>By Mary Bolster for KnowMore.tv</i><p>Want proof that we live in an early bird world? Look up synonyms for night owl. And don't laugh too loud when you see words like "corrupt," "depraved" "lewd," "unprincipled," and "wanton."<p>If you want further proof, scroll through the dozens of studies that say people …

3 Tips for Finding the Elusive Good Night's Rest

We've all been there -- you're in the thick of a project, or maybe you've just spent hours toiling away on Reddit or Facebook, and you look up at the clock only to see that it's already 2 a.m., or even later. Damn it. Another night where you're going to get to sleep much later than you ever wanted …

5 Things That Don't Belong In Your Bed

Setting up the perfect sleep haven only requires a few things: The bedroom should be cool, dark and quiet and feel like a true respite from the hectic world outside those four walls.<p>But there are a handful of things the ideal bedroom layout definitely does <i>not</i> include. Here are a few of the things …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Here Are 3 Ways To Get More Restful Sleep Tonight

It's no secret that sleep is crucial to our concentration, health and happiness. On the flip side, not getting enough sleep can lead to serious health problems over time, such as heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and obesity.<p>Despite all the information we have about sleep, nearly half of …

Early Bird Or Night Owl, Your Sleep Schedule Says A Lot About Your Personality

Whether you're a night owl or a morning person, your sleep habits reveal a lot about you--from your personality to the structure of your brain and even to your expected time of death.<p>That's according to a new video from the YouTube video series ASAPScience, which explains the pros and cons of each …

New Findings: Sleep Loss = Weight Gain

Surprising new research published in the journal <i>Cell</i> shows that negative effects from irregular sleep patterns can be detected in the lowest levels of our biological systems, in our very microbes. In this astounding study, researchers found that volatile sleep and eating patterns in mice and humans …

Nissan Tricks People into Thinking They’re in a Race Car, Not an Altima

Nissan wants to convince potential buyers that the Altima is fun to drive, and it’s launched a new campaign to help in that mission. For the new video spot, called “Ride of Your Life,” the automaker pranks people into believing they’re riding along in a race car instead of a road-going Altima.<p>The …

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2016 Audi R8 Spy Shots (With Interior)

You’re looking at the latest spy shots of a prototype for the second-generation Audi R8. The car has been developed alongside the new Lamborghini …

McLaren Loves The Porsche 911 GT3, Uses It To Benchmark Upcoming P13

It's easy to love the Porsche 911 GT3. This hardcore version of one of the world's most well-rounded sports cars offers enthusiasts plenty of power, …

Aston Martin Launches Special Edition Vantage And DB9 At 2014 New York Auto Show: Live Photos

Aston Martin has launched two new special editions at the 2014 New York Auto Show this week, but the cars aren’t completely new as we saw them a …

Mercedes Confirms 'GT' Name For New Sports Car, Reveals Interior

The name of Mercedes-Benz’s new sports car to fill the void left by the discontinued SLS AMG has been confirmed as “GT”, which in the automotive …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible: 2014 New York Auto Show Live Photos

General Motors recently pulled the wraps off its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, and the car has now been presented at the 2014 New York …

2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Spy Shots

Porsche is in the final stages of development of a more hardcore version of its track-focused 911 GT3, the infamous 911 GT3 RS. The latest spy shots …

2014 World, Luxury And Performance Car Of The Year Winners Announced

Each year, a jury of automotive journalists goes over every new vehicle introduced over the last 12 months or so and comes up with a prestigious list …

This Week’s Top Photos: The 2014 New York Auto Show Edition

The updates to the 2015 Dodge Challenger may be hard to spot, but they make the latest 2015 model a significantly better car than the outgoing model. …

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV Debuts At The 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Chevrolet takes a lot of pride in being the progenitor of the SUV segment, starting with the Suburban back in the 1930s. Land Rover makes much of …

Audi TT Offroad Concept Debuts At 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Audi has revealed a new concept car at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The concept is based on the recently revealed 2016 TT sports car but features four …