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The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

The top 10 wearables you can buy right now

This year's CES was awash in wearables and while many of them took the form of wrist-worn fitness trackers and smartwatches, the genre has expanded beyond the basics. While some iOS users may be holding out for the Apple Watch in April, there's still a great selection of cross-platform devices …

Smith Overtake Road Cycling Helmet

Though best known for making goggles and other sport-specific eyewear, Smith Optics has long explored other product segments for outdoor enthusiasts. Most notably: helmets. The new Overtake helmet is their first foray into competitive road cycling—and it sure is an attractive one. Adapting the …

Road Cycling

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How Netflix won CES

<i>Additional reporting by Nathan Ingraham</i><p>The television industry has been holding its breath. Just a few years after TV manufacturers banked on 3D to drive another round of TV purchases, they’ve found themselves having to change direction, using 4K as the latest carrot to entice consumers. But there …

Sony's expensive new Walkman takes aim at audiophiles

Sony already has a high-resolution player in its Walkman line but, not wanting to sit out the growing audiophile craze, the company revealed another model here at CES: the Walkman ZX2. Inside the player's aluminum alloy frame, there's an S-Master HX digital amp to keep things sounding clear, and …

It's Curtains for Google TV As Android TV Takes the Stage

Each year’s CES marks the launch of several new devices and technologies, but the electronics expo’s 2015 edition rang the death knell for Google TV, the company’s smart TV platform that launched way back in 2010 and never quite took off. And that’s probably a good thing.<p>Google TV incorporated …

We Saw New Avengers: Age of Ultron Footage at CES

Ultron-centric featurette showcases new footage at Samsung's 'Night With Marvel' event.<p>In addition to unveiling a cool selection of Avengers-themed …

Shazam is Making its Way to Retailers with Augmented Reality

Most people will know Shazam as that app you use when you hear a song and don’t know who it’s by. In 2014, the company focused on making its app more purposeful by adding a social recommendation aspect and Rdio and Spotify integration, in which users can scroll through a feed of artists related to …

The best iPad, iPhone + Mac accessories at the 2015 CES

There are thousands of new Apple accessories at the 2015 CES – so many that it’s hard sometimes to separate what’s truly cool from everything else. Starting with HomeKit-integrated accessories, here’s our running list of <b>the best new iPad, iPhone, and Mac products 9to5Mac has seen at the show</b>. We …

Take a tour of Sony's massive CES booth

Sony's presence at CES is by far one of the most impressive both in terms of scope and spectacle. This year's booth unsurprisingly focused on the company's ongoing push to make 4K and hi-res audio mainstream mainstays. Its new Walkman PMP and super thin 4K TVs were accompanied by refreshed …

Introducing the Best of CES 2015 finalists!

CES 2015 is finally here and boy, have we been busy the past few days. Engadget's editors have been hard at work pounding the show floor here in Las Vegas to bring you what we think should win the coveted Best of CES awards. Now, we're ready to announce our finalists for all 15 categories, which …

The weirdest gadgets of CES 2015

By<p>There’s never a shortage of unusual gadgets at CES. But while items like virtual reality headsets and 4K/Ultra High Definition television sets …

CES Snapshot: ZTE’s Smart Projector Gets Brighter, Better Battery Life

ZTE's frankendevice is back, with some welcome improvements.<p>ZTE grabbed a lot of attention at CES last year when it debuted the Spro, an Android-based portable projector that doubles as a mobile hotspot. The company has chosen Las Vegas once again to announce the next version, and while it’s not as …

Google's self-driving car takes a big step forward

Google said Monday that it has taken another big step forward in developing self-driving cars by building a fully functioning prototype of its own …