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Puzzle Facade Is A Giant Playable Rubik’s Cube (Video)

Puzzel Facade is a project by Spanish designer Javier Lloret, and it is basically a giant Rubik’s Cube that is displayed on urban spaces, it is then …

Square redesigns Reader, making it thinner and more efficient

Square Reader has always been a handsome and functional piece of hardware, but the designers and engineers at Square have been on a constant quest to …

AT&T strikes deal to offer LTE data roaming in Canada

AT&T subscribers visiting their Canadian neighbors no longer have to worry about giving up 4G speeds when crossing the border. The carrier has just unveiled a roaming deal with Rogers that will provide quick LTE data anywhere the Canadian provider has compatible coverage, including major cities …

Apple iPhone 5S Stock Availability In Apple U.S. Retail Stores Nears 100 Percent

If you are looking to get your hands on a new Apple iPhone 5S smartphone before the holiday break, you might be pleased to lean that Apple iPhone 5S …

Pandora For iOS Updated, Adds Alarm Clock Feature And More

Pandora has released a new version of their mobile app for Apple’s iOS devices, the app comes with a range of new features which include a new alarm …

Google Now's latest update adds Reader-like website updates, Waze traffic reports and more (updated)

Some of the Google Now enhancements mentioned at the Android 4.4 KitKat unveiling are ready to roll, as the search giant has started pushing a new version of its app on Android today. The ability to follow news about specific people started popping up last month, but the news update card follows …

Daily Roundup: PlayStation 4 test drive, Moto G unveiled, Jawbone Up24 and more!

<i>You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on</i> …

Dual-screen YotaPhone is shipping in time to impress nerds at your holiday party

If you wrote Santa asking for a dual-display phone this year, the fat man from the North Pole may be gliding down your chimney with a YotaPhone on Christmas Eve. It's been nearly a year since we first spied the LCD <i>and</i> E Ink-packing handset, and now <i>TechCrunch</i> says the Russian-based company is …

'Xbox On' command powers up and logs in Xbox One in just 13 seconds

The second major console launch this year is still just over a week away, but the folks at Microsoft are showing off another feature of the Xbox One. This video demonstrates its ability to turn on and log in using only your voice (for comparison, the PS4 can be turned off with a voice command, but …

Intel will open its own retail pop-up stores later this month (video)

Following the path of Apple, Samsung and its old friend Microsoft, Intel will reach out directly to customers by opening up its own retail stores. <i>Laptop Magazine</i> attended an event this evening where Intel exec John Wallace explained a bit about the Intel Experience Store plan, and mentioned the …

MapQuest updates iOS 7 and Android apps with modern UI, route status bar

With Google, Apple and Nokia making so much fuss about navigation these days, it's easy to forget good 'ol MapQuest. That doesn't mean it isn't still going strong, though, as evidenced by the service's plans to launch updated apps for iOS 7 and Android sometime today. The apps will get a completely …

Facebook Open Academy puts students on real coding projects for college credits

While books and lectures are essential, there's nothing like real world experience, and that's what Facebook's Open Academy offers to budding software developers. The initiative, which debuted as a pilot program at Stanford, has now expanded to 22 universities' computer science departments across …

Android powers four in every five smartphones thanks to growth in China

Gartner's third-quarter smartphone research report is out, and on the surface it paints a very flattering portrait for Google. Mirroring Strategy Analytics' report at the end of last month, Gartner also estimates that Android has crossed the symbolic 80 percent mark, reaching 81.9 percent of …

Engadget UK Giveaway: win a Nexus 5 courtesy of Mobilefun.co.uk

We can't let the yanks have all the fun now can we? So, if you nearly threw your PC in the bin when you realised you couldn't bloody enter the comp we ran earlier this week, then worry not. Thanks to the chaps at <i>Mobilefun.co.uk</i>, we've got a cheeky little Nexus 5 up for grabs that will make you the …

YotaPhone dual-screen smartphone 'to launch before Christmas'

YotaPhone, the dual-screen mobile device that made a splash at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, will reportedly launch internationally before Christmas.<p>The YotaPhone has an 4.3-inch HD LCD display on the front and an e-ink display on the back. The idea is that you can use the colour LCD …

PS4 Problems: Consoles suffer from bricking issues | Trusted Reviews

<b>The first PS4 pre-orders have started hitting gamers’ doorsteps in the US, and the PS4 problems have already started with reports of bricking</b> …

Nexus 5 review - Pocket-lint

For many Android fans, the Nexus line is the ultimate expression of Google's mobile ambitions: affordable, powerful and unfettered with manufacturer …

Sony planning cunning launch stunts for PS4 in UK, customises OXO Tower (update) - Pocket-lint

<b>UPDATE:</b> Pocket-lint has now received the official pictures of the final PlayStation-modified OXO Tower as it looks this evening. Interestingly, …

Nexus 5 prototype shown from all angles in leaked video

With pretty much every spec of the Nexus 5 already leaked, it was only a matter of time before it popped up prematurely in a video. The seven-minute clip shows the device from all angles and running various apps like Google Earth, albeit without any sound. The unit matches a previous accidental …

Google's Nexus 5 shown off in 7-minute video leaked online... http://www.t3.com/news/google-nexus-5-shown-off-in-new-leaked-video

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How much tablet memory is enough?

A reader wants to purchase a tablet, but isn't sure about memory capacity.<p>Please excuse me if this enquiry sounds stupid. I have a PC and a rather old laptop and I have decided to treat myself to either an iPad or Google Nexus 10. I anticipate using it for photos, Internet, emails and possibly …

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Debating the merits of Nokia's decision to go Windows Phone-exclusive is liable to spark an outbreak of vicious bickering in these parts.<p>But you …

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Android this week: Google I/O recapped; Better Bluetooth; Galaxy S 4 Google Edition

The annual Google I/O(s goog) event has come and gone, with plenty of news specific to Android. While the event focuses on developers, consumers will …

This is how you buy a new phone in 2018

Phones may get slightly new designs and features in 2018, but you'll wind up buying them the same way you always have: either through your carrier -- …

How iPads, apps and YouTube can be a band’s best practice tools

It started innocently enough. “Let’s get together and jam” lead to a rehearsal song list, and the possibility of starting a band. I had about a week …

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Ask Engadget: can you use an Android tablet as a graphics tablet?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Xan, who wants Cintiq functionality without paying Cintiq prices. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a line at <b>ask [at]</b> …

Template code for Google Glass app creation released online by developer

By T3 Online<p>Developer Chris Maddern has released an open-source code online that could allow almost anyone to start working on apps for Google …