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Double-Decker Armrest Could End Battle For Elbow Room On Airplanes

Armrest design is second to everything for the airline industry, which clearly doesn’t give two hoots about the unpleasantness of touching your neighbor’s elbows and, worse, encountering his or her sweaty skin. It’s downright unseemly in an era when most airplanes have $10,000 televisions on the …

Televisions

The $20 smartphone is coming later this year

In some corners of the world, even starter smartphones like the ZTE Open are too costly; basic cellphones such as the Nokia 105 thrive in areas where whole families can only afford one device. However, ARM believes that smartphones will soon be within reach of just about anyone. While it's possible …

The most evil game we've played this week

Combine Flappy Bird and Threes (the iOS game that's been cloned a thousand times on iOS and Android but came to us as 2048), and this is what you …

China wages war on internet porn and rumor-mongering (again)

If you're a porn connoisseur or troll in China, chances are your year hasn't been great so far. Some 110 Chinese porn websites and 3,300 social accounts on services like Sina Weibo and WeChat have gone dark since January as part of the government's new Cleaning The Web 2014 campaign, and that …

Tesla opens 100th Supercharger... in a state where sales are banned

You can't buy a Tesla in New Jersey, but now you can Supercharge one up! Tesla's 100th Supercharger just came online in Hamilton, located just a few miles from the NJ state capital of Trenton. The Garden State's very first Supercharger sports six stalls, and, since it's positioned just a few miles …

Engadget giveaway: win an Anki Drive Starter Kit and two of its newest cars!

Video games are great, but sometimes on-screen action doesn't cut it when it comes to play time. But it <i>is</i> 2014, so there's little need to clutter the house with interlocking track segments when it's time to set up the speedway. Anki and its iOS-based Drive game let you simply roll out an 8-foot …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Information Systems

Heartbleed Bug: Here Are the Passwords You Should Change

When it comes to changing your passwords, the Heartbleed Bug is a better-safe-than-sorry bug.<p>This is not a case of hackers breaking into a bunch of …

Information Security

Amazon already designing eighth generation of delivery drones, says Jeff Bezos

Amazon has plenty of issues to resolve before its Prime Air delivery drones stand a chance of getting in the air, but CEO Jeff Bezos says the company is rapidly testing more prototypes. In a letter to shareholders published with the SEC, Bezos said that the Prime Air team is "already flight testing …

20 Ways Color and Background Noise Are Brainwashing You

You're being mind-controlled right now. The CIA and the NSA aren't to blame -- just holding a cool drink can make you decide someone has a "cold" …

This Bluetooth speaker projects sound in 360 degrees

There are few topics that can set a gadget conversation alight than the humble Bluetooth speaker. Why? Partly thanks to cheap Asian products that have given the category a bad name. And, partly because Bluetooth was never really designed with high fidelity audio in mind -- yet there seems to be a …

25 Movie Heroes You Didn’t Know Were Breaking the Law

Google's modular phones: hot-swapping batteries is just the beginning

Google teased us with a behind-the-scenes look at Project Ara's progress last week, and now it's giving would-be module makers some meat to dig into with its new Module Developers Kit. As the name implies, this release really isn't meant for laymen: it's a set of guidelines for how those bits …

Daily Roundup: Fire TV review, our first time on the web 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> …

Nikon's J4 mirrorless camera has more megapixels, 20fps burst speed

Good things happen when you cram a fast image processor into a small camera body, as Nikon has shown with its new mid-range 1 model, the J4. With the latest Expeed 4A imaging engine, the CX-sensor camera can now pump out 20 images per second in burst mode with continuous AF, which Nikon claims is …

Play Nintendo's rarest game on your Wii U

<i>Nintendo World Championships</i> is a game for Nintendo's first major game console, the NES. It's notorious for popping up every few years on places like eBay and fetching a ton of dough. You won't find articles praising its thrilling gameplay or beautiful soundtrack, and that's because it's not <i>really</i> …

NikeFuel integration is coming to MyFitnessPal, RunKeeper and Strava

Nike's line of FuelBand wearables has been a popular choice for those looking to keep tabs on daily activity, but Fuel tallies haven't meant much outside of the company's own apps. Now, with the launch of the Nike+ Fuel Lab in San Francisco, the athletic outfit is looking to expand through …

This robot printer runs around the page laying down ink

Most pocket-sized printers are really shrunken versions of what you'd see on your desk. Rather boring, don't you think? Zuta Labs' upcoming Pocket Printer robot may liven things up a little. Instead of using an old-fashioned paper feed, it runs over the page laying grayscale ink. This Roomba-like …

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Kitty farts: silent but deadly

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How to Stop A Nightmare

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This cat really wants the broccoli

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I love this box!

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When I'm the only one not drinking.

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Fourier circles, each circle spins at a multiple of a fundamental frequency

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Obama has a Stark announcement

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How geeks solve a problem.

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When I see a cute girl from behind but she turns around and has a butterface

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Handshake for you - and me!

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Dogs are the warmest cat beds

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