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WhatsApp might be working on a 'real' Windows app ahead of the Surface Phone

WhatsApp is one of few developers that consistently delivered updates to its Windows Phone app, but a report by Windows Central suggests WhatsApp is actually getting ready to deliver a proper desktop app as well.<p>Cncept art for a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) version of WhatsApp showed up on …

Apps

One Chinese city has opened a lane specifically for people walking and texting

If you’ve never run into anyone while walking down a sidewalk texting a friend or scrolling through Instagram, you’ve probably come pretty close. As …

Text Messaging

Windowless planes might soon become reality

When people think of the ultimate state of comfort, no-one ever imagines planes. As people are getting increasingly cheaper deals to fly to their favorite “unspoiled” paradise beaches of Thailand or Mallorca, they also willingly sacrifice some 8 hours of claustrophobic, cramped hell on a plane, in …

Air Traffic

Jaguar broke a world record with this tiny electric boat - The Verge

It’s the company’s latest jump into the electric vehicle game<p>Jaguar’s battery-powered V20E boat just broke a maritime speed record.<p>Peter Dredge, the co-founder of Jaguar Vector, piloted the boat at speeds of 88.62 miles per hour across eight miles of the Coniston Water lake in Cumbria, England. His …

Speedboat

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

The United States just won bragging rights in the race to build the world’s speediest supercomputer.<p>For five years, China had the world’s fastest computer, a symbolic achievement for a country trying to show that it is a tech powerhouse. But the United States retook the lead thanks to a machine, …

Artificial Intelligence

US Navy divers put prototype MK29 rebreather system to the test

The US Navy has begun pool testing of its new MK29 Mixed Gas Rebreather designed to conserve helium during deep sea dives below 170 ft (52 m). The …

Scuba Diving

Here's how to tell if your iPhone needs a new battery

If your iPhone is older than about 18 months, then there's a chance that the battery is already worn.<p><i>Video: WWDC 2018: How Apple plans to break</i> …

Mobile Technology

Cellphone surveillance detected near the White House, DHS says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Cellphone surveillance devices were detected near the White House and other sensitive locations in the Washington, DC, area last year, a government study found.<p>The spying technology, called International Mobile Subscriber Identity devices and known alternatively as Stingrays or …

Surveillance

2018 Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic kit is amazingly detailed

<i>By Joel Stocksdale</i><p>Lego has finally followed up its amazing Porsche 911 GT3 Technic kit with a kit that's arguably more amazing, and certainly has more pieces. It's the 2018 Bugatti Chiron, and the 1/8 scale kit features 3,599 pieces, which is nearly 1,000 more than the 911.<p>Those pieces make up an …

Lego

There's a scary iPhone feature that erases all your data after too many password attempts — here's why you should turn it on anyway

For most people, setting up your iPhone to erase itself after too many failed password attempts sounds like a frightening idea — but there's a very compelling reason why you should enable the feature.<p>Hidden deep inside your phone's settings is the option to erase all the data on your phone after 10 …

John Gruber

Watch 200 Intel drones light up the 2018 Code Conference sky

High-tech fireworks.<p>Intel’s Shooting Star mini drones lit up <b>Recode’s Code Conference</b> sky on Wednesday night. If you watched the Olympics this year, you’re familiar with these cool, tiny balls of light.<p>Over 200 Shooting Star drones were at <b>Code</b> this year. The drones, which weigh less than a pound …

Drones

Lego’s 2018 Bugatti Chiron kit has functioning transmission and 16-cylinder engine

I have two pieces of good news and one piece of bad news. Which one do you want first? Okay let’s start with the most important piece of good news: …

Lego

This 27-year-old ex-Facebook engineer invented a super popular way to protect Mac PCs from hackers without Apple's help

A tiny security startup called Kolide is starting to make waves within the computer security world.<p>It helps businesses dive into the guts of their employees' Macintosh computers to find all the sketchy things a hacker could use to break into a corporate network.<p>Kolide is on the radar because its …

Workstations

Tesla releases source code for some of its in-car tech

Tesla doesn't have many fans in the open source crowd. It based its car platforms on open platforms like Linux and BusyBox, but it has gone <i>years</i> without sharing the source code their license (the GPL) requires. The company is finally setting things right, though -- more or less, that is. It has …

Tesla

Set the mood with these LED light bulbs that look like real flickering flames

LED bulbs that look like real flickering flames seem like the sort of thing that might be cheesy, but they’re actually awesome. I mean, I wouldn’t …

Light Bulbs

Google’s Selfish Ledger ideas can also be found in its patent applications

‘Detecting and correcting potential errors in user behavior’<p>I trust by now we’ve all seen and been at least a little disturbed by <i>The Selfish Ledger</i>, the nearly 9-minute-long concept video from inside Google’s “moonshot factory” X labs. In the wake of it becoming public this week, Google quickly …

Patents

Android P will automatically crash your non-responsive apps

• Android P will ditch the “app not responding” window for hanging apps.<br>• The new version of Android will automatically crash the offending app instead.<br>• Google says the new behavior serves as a “strong signal” to developers to fix their apps.<p>Many Android users will have seen an “app not responding” …

Amazon is hiring semiconductor engineers to make its cloud better at streaming video

Amazon Web Services is loading up on engineers at a semiconductor unit in Portland, Oregon, where the cloud business is focused on improving video …

Sophisticated Android malware tracks all your phone activities

An advanced type of malware can spy on nearly every Android smartphone function and steal passwords, photos, video, screenshots and data from WhatsApp, Telegram and other apps. "ZooPark" targets subjects in the Middle East and was likely developed by a state actor, according to Kaspersky Lab, which …

Apps

Microsoft and DJI team up to bring smarter drones to the enterprise

At the Microsoft Build developer conference today, Microsoft and Chinese drone manufacturer DJI announced a new partnership that aims to bring more of Microsoft’s machine learning smarts to commercial drones. Given Microsoft’s current focus on bringing intelligence to the edge, this is almost a …

Windows 10’s next major update arrives on April 30th

Windows 10 has seen two major updates since its initial release. The next -- the snappily-titled Windows 10 April 2018 Update which we've reviewed right here -- will be available on April 30, and includes a bunch of features designed to make your screen time more efficient.<p>The update's headline …

The best and worst laptop brands 2018

Whether you're purchasing a $1,500 gaming laptop or a $200 Chromebook, the brand matters. That's why we rate the top 10 laptop brands each year, based on their support, design, innovation, value/selection and, most of all, product quality.<p>For 2018, Lenovo retained its place for a second year as the …

Microsoft is fixing a Windows 10 bug that causes Chrome to freeze

Since the Windows 10 April update, some users have been dealing with frozen systems when they're running apps including Chrome or using the "Hey, Cortana" command. The good news is Microsoft's working on a fix, which may be ready in time for next week's scheduled patch.<p>The monthly Windows 10 …

Want to know how to record calls on an iPhone? Check out our guide

Our smartphones can help us order pizzas, hail cabs, and even detect heartbeats, so you’d think it’d be easy to record a simple phone call. Sadly, …

Windows 3.0-style file browser lets you navigate like it's the 90s

Microsoft has released the source code for File Manager, the computer-navigating interface that debuted in Windows 3.0 and persisted through most of the 90s. Remember clicking rightwards through different folders, all nested in a single massive rectangle? Now you can run the interface in any …

Ask Engadget: What's the best way to clean my touchscreen?

<i>The support shared among readers in the</i> <i>comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community</i><i>. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything</i> <i>from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fact, our community's knowledge and insights are a</i> …

ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2018): The best business laptop returns

Lenovo's ThinkPad lineup has always been focused on balancing tradition with modernity. It carries the legacy of IBM's iconic laptop brand, but the company also has to make sure it keeps up with the competition. That's truer than ever with the new X1 Carbon, Lenovo's flagship ultraportable, which …

Consumer Tech

The story of the Duke, the Xbox pad that existed because it had to

Denise Chaudhari had never touched a gamepad before stepping onto Microsoft's campus as a contractor. The first woman to join the Xbox team, Chaudhari had studied ergonomics and industrial design at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design but didn't have any experience with joysticks. That's …

CDs and vinyl are outselling digital music downloads

Digital music downloads began to outsell physical media since 2012. It took four more years for digital music revenue to surpass those from physical media as well. Then streaming happened, and last year generated more money in the US than all the other formats. Now, digital downloads are coming in …

Amazon tracks everything you buy. Here's how to make that work for you.

View your history and get better recommendations.<p>Given all of the time we spend shopping on Amazon, the retailer picks up some major hints about our lives: Our hobbies, the phones and gaming consoles we own, our taste in books, the toys our kids play with, our garden equipment, and even our …

eCommerce