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Huawei Watch Leaks Ahead Of MWC And It's Kind Of Hot, With Android Wear

Mobile World Congress, in beautiful Barcelona Spain, starts next week and the leaks and early tip offs are now flowing fast and furious. Today, an unlikely horse in the smartwatch race has emerged and its carrying the Android Wear flag to take on the Apple Watch that’s expected to be formally …

Wear OS

Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

Here Are The Best Android Apps Of The Year, According To Google

Some of the apps on the list are no surprise — like Pandora, Shazam, Uber, and Hulu — but there are plenty of others we had never heard of, like MAPS.ME for offline mapping, Minube for vacations and traveling, and Craftsy for craft classes.<p>Whether you're interested in social media, news, kid stuff, …

Apps

How to make an impressive holiday time-lapse using your iPhone

Australian Jason van Genderen, also known as the Pocket Filmmaker, creates short films using an iPhone or smartphone.<p>In the lead up to Christmas, the …

10 Android games worth paying for

Mobile devices might just be the next big frontier for video games. Sure, the free app charts on Google Play might still be dominated by casual games …

30 best Android apps and games this week

Taylor Swift, Civilization Revolution 2, Sleep Better, Messenger, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Football Manager Handheld 2015 and more<p>It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the …

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: slim and sexy comes with some trade-offs

I haven't reviewed an Ultrabook in months. It's not because I've grown lazy; it's because there just haven't been many new models to test. Nearly every laptop that crosses Engadget's reviews desk these days is a gaming notebook, a Chromebook or maybe one of those super-cheap netbook things. So here …

Have big fun with the tiny SKEYE Nano Drone and save 41% [Deals]

Holiday gift shoppers take note: Your job just got a lot easier.<p>Now you can purchase what may be the coolest gift of the season for the tech lover on your list. The SKEYE Nano Drone, perhaps the smallest quadcopter currently on the market, is 40% off for a limited time only at Cult of Mac …

16 Incredibly Useful Google Products And Services You Didn't Know Existed

While those products and services sound amazing, you can't use them right now. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly useful that you might not even know existed.<p>For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?

Google Play

Google wants to help you leave iOS for Android Lollipop

So, you've taken a look at the new iPhones and iPads and thought to yourself: "Nah, it's time to see if the grass really is greener on the other side." Well, good timing, because Google has published a guide to help you switch from iOS to its newest platform, Android Lollipop. The tech giant has …

We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real, working hoverboard. Arx Pax is attempting to …

Is Apple building James Bond’s car remote into your iPhone?

Your iPhone can make payments, control your smart home, and track your health — and soon it might be able to control your car, as well.<p>A new patent published Thursday describes a way of using the iPhone’s geo-location capabilities to intelligently monitor and control certain car functions, based on …

Sky and Landscape Merge in Breathtaking Photos of Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat

After seeing a photo of a salt flat in a guidebook about Bolivia, Tokyo-based photographer Asako Shimizu dreamt of one day seeing the magnificent sight in person. A decade later, in 2006, Shimizu finally had the chance to travel to the South American country, where she found her way to Salar de …

Sea Level

An Architectural Robot To Explore Other Worlds

A rolling sphere of rods and cables being developed by NASA takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'.<p>As the Mars Curiosity rover's "Seven Minutes of Terror" video showed us, landing on a distant world can be extraordinarily difficult. Now scientists are envisioning a robot that could just be dropped …

Robotics

25 of the most amazing Hyperlapse videos we've seen so far

Hyperlapse is the newest standalone app from Instagram, and it's attracting plenty of praise for bringing easy time-lapse capabilities and unmatched image stabilization to the mobile world in a simple way. It's not only the newest way to make the mundane look cool, it's inspiring fresh takes on …

6 Smartphone Features of the Future

<i>By Anneke Steenkamp</i><p>With the new iPhone release date set for September 9th, the world is anxiously awaiting the latest in mobile development. We all have our own visions and definitions of what an ideal smartphone should look like -- some people crave more storage space, while others yearn for more …

Gear & Gadgets

Check out Wally: Material-inspired design, great wallpapers

There are lots of Material-inspired apps out there, but Wally, a Wallbase.cc wallpaper browser, is one of the nicest yet.<p>Released last weekend, Wally is a simple, pretty, and functional wallpaper app, designed using Google’s Material design principles. The app bristles with clean typography, …

Apps

Samsung Acquires SmartThings For $200 Million (video)

During the middle last month it was rumoured that Samsung was looking to purchase the Internet of things start-up company SmartThings that creates …

Internet of Things

5 apps by celebrities that you should actually download

<b>Tom Hanks (Reuters/Mario Anzuoni)</b><p>From Taylor Swift’s greeting-card generator to Tom Hanks’ “Hanx Writer,” these celeb apps are surprisingly not bad<p>Prachi Gupta<p>August 15, 2014 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Tom Hanks has debuted his new app, "Hanx Writer," a totally pointless but awesome creation that allows users to …

Still think robots can’t do your job? This video may change your mind

It’s hard to grasp the scale of the robot revolution that is slowly eating away at the human workforce. A new video by CGP Grey, a Youtube user who makes short explanatory videos, helps put things in perspective.<p>The 15-minute video, “Humans Need Not Apply,” focuses on jobs once thought to be the …

Robotics

Take This Interactive 3-D Hike Up Mount Everest If You Must, But Please Be Careful

This 3-D simulation of a hike up Mt. Everest will make you wish you were there, while also making you really grateful you probably never will be.<p>Technology is the exact opposite of nature, and yet it can bring us closer to parts of nature we might not have experienced otherwise–Mount Everest, for …

11 Years To Die: Sex Robots 'Commonplace By 2025'

Seen here hanging out with my uncle Wes the exact kind of guy I'd expect to be having sex with a robot, a synthetic sexbot poses with her owner. And …

9 Outstanding Apps for Adding Text to Your Photos

Add text to photos<p>Text on pictures — that’s the idea behind messaging, poster art, greeting cards and scenic displays. And font freaks (you know who you are) will always be on the lookout for ways to add text into snapshots and vacation photos. Happily, dressing up your photos with text can be done …

Afterlight photo editing app now available for Android

After a favorable run on iOS, Afterlight is now available for Android. Priced at $0.99, this image editing software features 59 filters, 66 textures and 77 stylish frames, along with additional options available through in-app purchases. Think of Afterlight as a solid companion for social …

20 years of the smartphone: an evolution in pictures - Telegraph

Mobile

5 Things You Need To Know About The Photographer's Ephemeris

If you're not familiar with it, The Photographer's Ephemeris (TPE) is a map-centric sun/moon calculator that shows how the light falls on the land. …

LEAKED: Google's Next Major Smartphone May Come With A Screen That's Bigger And Sharper Than The iPhone

The new phone, which some are speculating to be called the Nexus 6, will reportedly feature a 5.2-inch display with a super high resolution of 2560 x 1440, according to specifications spotted by PhoneArena.<p>This is about the same size as the Galaxy S5 and the same resolution as the new LG G3. …

Mobile Technology

2014 MacBook Pro with Retina Display vs. Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

Before we get started, note that we're only looking at the 13-in Retina MacBook Pro. Apple also makes a larger 15-in version, but it's less of a …

Lenovo Yoga

CyberLink’s YouCam Makeup app puts a virtual makeup kit inside your phone

There are plenty of apps out there to help your selfies look more flattering. And while some can be dismissed as superficial, software like PortraitPro, FaceTune and a host of others are popular because they come in handy for various types of emergency interventions — like when you have to send a …

Here are the classic Square Enix role-playing games you can play on mobile right now

You can play a lot of great role-playing game from Square Enix on your mobile device, but it’s kind of hard to remember exactly which are available.<p>The Japanese publisher and developer has a huge catalog of classic RPGs, and it’s a bit random and sporadic about which get tablet and phone ports. For …