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Engadget UK giveaway: win a GoPro Hero4 Black Edition courtesy of Tagstr

Alas, our Galaxy Note 4 giveaway has run its course, but don't be too downhearted if you missed out. This week, we've got one of GoPro's new Hero4 Black Edition action cams to offload, and the timing couldn't be better if you've got a shredding adventure planned this ski season. The …

“Dark Hearts” Is A Horror Series For iOS That Adds New Details Every Time You Watch It

The rise of mobile and streaming video technology has given audiences several new ways to consume content, including binge-watching Netflix series or looking for additional information about a movie on their smartphone while it plays on a tablet. Most shows, however, still rely on the same …

Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks

angry tapir writes <i>An Android Trojan program that's behind one of the longest running multipurpose mobile botnets has been updated to become</i> …

Microsoft Azure Outage Across the Globe

<i>The BBC reports that overnight an outage of Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform took down many third-party sites that rely on it, in addition</i> …

Adobe Launches Lightroom 5.7 with Built-In Migration Tool for Aperture and iPhoto

Adobe today updated Lightroom to version 5.7, bringing a number of new features including a built-in importer tool for users migrating their content from Aperture and iPhoto. The update follows the release of a separate plugin last month which contained similar functionality. The update also allows …

Free 50-minute video tutorial video shows you how to make an Apple Watch app

If you want to get quickly up to speed on the basics of creating an Apple Watch app following the release of WatchKit, developer Nick Walter has put a free 50-minute video tutorial online. You can also sign up for a full online course for just $39 on Kickstarter – saving $161 on the likely launch …

Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows

mrspoonsi writes <i>Microsoft has announced that they will be pushing an out-of-band security patch today. The patch, which affects nearly all of the</i> …

Engadget giveaway: win an iPad Air 2 and iXpand drive courtesy of SanDisk!

Let's face it, devices offer more storage space than ever, but our expectations (and file sizes) are growing too. If you'd like to free up some room and quickly transfer files between iDevices running iOS 7.1 or greater, SanDisk's new iXpand could be a welcome addition to your arsenal. This flash …

Easy hardware hack turns iPad into piano

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Microsoft Patches OLE Zero-Day Vulnerability

msm1267 writes: <i>Microsoft today released a patch for a zero-day vulnerability under active exploit in the wild. The vulnerability in OLE, or Microsoft</i> …

ISPs Removing Their Customers' Email Encryption

<i>Recently, Verizon was caught tampering with its customer's web requests to inject a tracking super-cookie. Another network-tampering threat to user</i> …

Having Wi-Fi problems on OS X Yosemite? Here's a possible fix!

By changing this option, your Mac won't slip onto another Wi-Fi network without you typing in your administrative password to make the change.<p>Katz …

Watch a drone take off from a flying aircraft carrier

The Avengers would be proud. Not content with simply flying drones, enthusiasts at Flite Test have built a remote-controlled helicarrier that can serve as a runway for smaller unmanned aircraft -- yes, it's a drone launching other drones. The example you see in the brief video below is crude and …

Onyx communicator lets you live out your 'Star Trek' dreams for $99

Don't deny it -- at some point, you watched <i>Star Trek</i> and wondered when you could simply slap a device on your chest to speak with your crew. You won't have to wait hundreds of years, thankfully. OnBeep has just unveiled the Onyx, a clothing-worn communicator that lets you chat with groups just by …

World-class photography app ProShot launches on iPhone

Rise Up Games today announced the intuitive, feature-packed ProShot is now available worldwide on the App Store for download on all iPhone devices …

[Sponsored] Win A Pile Of Awesome Gear From Antec (Update: We Have A Winner!)

<b>Last Chance!</b><p>If this sweepstakes doesn't entice you, you should check your pulse. We've teamed up with Antec to offer another giveaway, and this one …

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Nintendo’s Extended Amiibo Video Is Weird And Long But Good

Nintendo has a new online ad for its Amiibo ‘toys-to-life’ mobile figures, and the spot depicts the lengthy journey of one young player looking to upgrade his collectible character in order to win over the favours of one of his older brother’s friends. The story arc and acting are weird and …

Record everything with this dive-friendly 360-degree action cam

Remember 360fly? The panoramic camera from EyeSee360, which built the panoramic GoPano iPhone lens, has been on the scene since early this year at NAB. Now, the WiFi- and Bluetooth-equipped 360fly camera has been given the nod by the FCC, and an attached review manual gives us a better idea how it …

Hard-rockin’ drum pedal lets you be the band

There are fills, transitions, and varying song parts, all built in to one easy to use foot pedal that looks right at home on your pedalboard.

Livestream a GoPro camera straight to the web using just your iPhone with this app

The Livestream app has been updated today with a couple of new features, including bug fixes for iOS 8. The headline change however is that the app has added integration with GoPro Hero cameras. This means you can now stream straight to the web whilst in the midst of action.<p>Effectively, the iPhone …

Now You Can Quickly Share The Best Parts Of Your GoPro Videos With BrightSky Labs’ App ’10’

A few months ago, we told you about BrightSky Labs, a startup that hoped to unlock videos recorded on GoPro cameras and other wearable devices and make them easy to edit and share. Today, the company is releasing the first version of its video-sharing app 10, which is designed to do just that.<p>The …

Screamy Is A Little Box That Screams When Your Drone Is Lost

If you’re lucky enough to live in a place where your drone can fly free among the trees and bushes and, more important, you’ve lost your drone in those selfsame trees and bushes, Screamy is for you. It’s a tiny box that connects to your drone via the control module and allows you to signal when the …

Enter now for a chance to win $500 towards your iPhone 6!

Leave an awesome comment below for your chance to win $500 towards your iPhone 6!<p><b>All you have to do to enter is leave a comment on this post letting</b> …

Free eBook – Antarctica / Two Visions

Enchanting Antarctica is explored in this beautiful ebook.Individual portfolios are followed by a selection of images shot at the same locations at …

Antarctica

Here comes iOS 8: Last chance to get The Complete iOS 8 Course With Swift [Deals]

More than ever before, our connected world is becoming a mobile one. What good is a strong web presence if it isn’t optimized for use with mobile devices? That’s where having your own app comes into play. It allows your audience to connect with you in a way that is personalized to them.<p>The Complete …

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8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (a huge $41 value!)

We always do our best to share solid paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time, but today we might have outdone …

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Microsoft Black Tuesday Patches Bring Blue Screens of Death

snydeq (1272828) writes <i>"Two of Microsoft's kernel-mode driver updates — which often cause problems — are triggering a BSOD error message on some</i> …

Engadget's Back to School 2014 sweepstakes: Enter to win one of 15 gadget-stuffed bags!

As another summer comes to a close, wallets are beginning to open up in anticipation of the new school year. Whether you're looking to start fresh with new gadgets before heading off to campus or simply hoping to find a few dorm-room accessories, our guide has you covered. And for 15 lucky readers, …

Giveaway Madness – Enter To Win Macbook Air, PS4, and more! [Deals]

What’s better than getting new tech? Winning new tech! Winning stuff is kinda of like taking all the good things in life and rolling them into one ultimate, insanely happy feeling.. only better!<p>Now, at Cult of Mac Deals, you have the chance to walk away with some amazing new technology, like a PS4, …

Engadget UK giveaway: win an iPad Air courtesy of Misco

You lucky devils, you. Last week you were in with a chance of winning a free Galaxy S5, and today we've only gone and got ourselves an iPad Air to send someone's way. It wouldn't be possible without the generosity of our pals over at Misco, an IT service provider and online retailer of all things …

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