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You’ll soon have 16+ different smart glasses to choose from. Here’s how to pick the right one

Smart glasses are expected to gain a lot of momentum as “wearable computing” takes root in the consumer market. A lot of the details, like how to protect privacy in a world full of smart glasses, still have to be worked out.<p>Sales of the devices could grow from 87,000 in 2013 to more than 10 million …

Honda builds a Batbike

Honda has revealed a new motorcycle called the NM4 Vultus. While not the most inspiring name, it does at least look really stealth. Cool stealth. Batbike-level stealth.<p>It's not a Batbike, of course, but is instead inspired by ‘Japanimation' - that's anime and manga - both genres long interwoven …

Motorcycles

Samsung Announces The Galaxy Gear 2 Smart Watch With Better Battery And Tizen OS, Coming In April

Samsung has announced the availability of the Galaxy Gear 2 smart watch, a Tizen OS-powered wearable that will get up to three days of battery life and is promised to allow for a improved applications. There will be two models – the Galaxy Gear 2 with camera and the Gear 2 Neo without – and they …

Environment: News & features

Environment

For the next wave of wearables, context will be king

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>After many years of struggles to find the right match of features, size, and pricing, the wearable device seems to have broken …

Here’s What The Upcoming Xbox One Dashboard Update Looks Like

Slowly but surely, Microsoft is making up for shipping the unfinished console that is the Xbox One.<p>In February, the company shipped an update that brought many an earth-shattering feature, from “Telling how much space you have left on the hard drive” to “An icon that tells you if your controller is …

Google Glass team forgoes monthly updates for bigger changes, like Kit Kat

Whether you're a Google Glass wearer or merely observing the new devices, you may have noticed a lack of major updates in January and February. <i>Android Police</i> and <i>Glass Almanac</i> reveal a post from the Explorers-only community forum explaining that after version XE12 closed out last year, those monthly …

Instacube photo frame finally shipping, will arrive with support for video

Well, that took awhile. Remember Instacube, the purpose-built digital photo frame designed to pull images directly from your Instagram feed? The Android-powered photo screen found itself short on both funding and manufacturing options last summer. These issues set production back almost a year, but …

Automatic Is the Do-It-All Connected Diagnostic Device of the Future

It was only a matter of time before someone thought of something productive to do with cars’ OBD-II diagnostics ports, and Automatic has a pretty worthwhile new piece of hardware and a corresponding app. While similar to Delphi’s connected diagnostics dongle, Automatic’s piece takes things a step …

Autonomous Cars

2014 Koenigsegg One:1 Revealed: A Magic Ratio That Puts Bugatti to Shame

1341 horsepower and 273 mph, standard.<p>Smelling blood in the water surrounding the go-to hypercar of our day, the Bugatti Veyron, Koenigsegg is using the 2014 Geneva motor show to take a bite out of the Bug’s glory. The teeth? The One:1, a highly modified Agera R. So named for its (more or less) 1:1 …

Wearables Attack! Huawei Announces A Fitness Band That’s Also A Bluetooth Headset

Your fitness band got into my bluetooth headset! No, your bluetooth headset got into my fitness band! Stop! You’re both right!<p>In what I suspect will be a minor blip in the interstitial wearable world, China’s Huawei has announced a Bluetooth sports band complete with pedometer and calorie counter …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Coming to Virgin and Boost Mobile

Samsung unveiled its next big thing, the Samsung Galaxy S5, at the Mobile World Congress earlier this week. The handset is expected to hit retail …

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S5 Has Three New Battery Saving Technologies

Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a 2,800 mAh battery, which is considered a big upgrade over its predecessor, which was equipped with a 2,600 mAh one.<p>The …

Here’s An Actual 3D Indoor Map Of A Room Captured With Google’s Project Tango Phone

We broke the news yesterday that Google was producing a prototype 3D sensing smartphone called Project Tango. We also broke down the capabilities of the vision processor inside the device and talked about what it means for the future of phones.<p>Now, we’ve got an exclusive look in the video below at …

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

Samsung's new Windows Phone for Verizon reaches the FCC

Just in case it wasn't already clear that Samsung is prepping a next-generation Windows Phone for Verizon, the company has just passed the device (the SM-W750V) through the FCC. The approval confirms the presence of Big Red-friendly LTE and CDMA frequencies, as well as GSM and HSPA for world …

Webee: A home hub that’s all about the algorithms

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Webee<p>The smart home is fine, but I’m still waiting for the anticipatory home. A home that not only accepts programs …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active In The Works

Earlier today we heard that Samsung are expected to launch the Samsung Galaxy S5 at the Samsung Unpacked 5 event at mobile world congress later this …

Electronics Industry

Silver Sony SmartWatch 2 And FIFA Edition To Launch At MWC 2014

It looks like Sony will be adding two new models to their Sony SmartWatch 2 range at Mobile World Congress later this month, a silver edition and a …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro and Tab Pro series coming to US February 13th (updated)

Looks like Office Depot wasn't messing with us when it began offering pre-orders of Samsung's brand-new 12.2-inch tablet ahead of its official US launch; it just jumped the gun a bit. As it turns out, the entire litany of Samsung's Galaxy tablets announced at CES -- which include the 12.2-inch Note …

Podcast: Meet Skynet, an open source IM platform for the internet of things

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Chris Matthieu<p>Chris Matthieu, the creator of Skynet, a communications platform for the internet of things hopes his …

Samsung's 'Unpacked 5' event promises a new flagship device

Samsung sure knows how to whet the appetite of its fans. The Korean tech giant has announced that it's holding an "Unpacked 5" event at Mobile World Congress on February 24th -- a potentially not-so-subtle reference to the upcoming Galaxy S 5. There's no guarantees that the new high-end smartphone …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Could Launch This Month After All (Rumor)

When we first started hearing about the Samsung Galaxy S5 last year, we initially heard that Samsung would be announcing the handset earlier than …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Weekly Roundup: Pebble Steel review, Google Glass prescription frames and more!

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

Apple reportedly testing inductive, solar and motion charging for its unannounced smartwatch

We've heard that when Apple reveals its first smartwatch product, there's going to be a heavy focus on health and fitness, but there might also be a way to charge the wearable without plugging it in, according to a report from <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>. Inductive charging came in a wave of smartphones last …

$840 Million Damages Claim Filed Against Apple

Last year Apple was found guilty of ebook price-fixing after the US Justice Department brought an antitrust lawsuit on the company and won. Now, the …

Lockheed Martin’s Autonomous Convoy Passes Tests

If you’re looking for Google’s self-driving car or Amazon’s delivery drones to make autonomous vehicles a popularized commercial concept soon then …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung takes on Apple with branded European stores

Samsung is launching a chain of stores in Europe, to challenge Apple's dominance on the high street<p>Samsung has announced plans to take on smartphone rival Apple on the high street, with a chain of stand-alone branded stores.<p>Samsung has announced plans to go head-to-head with smartphone rival Apple …

If you like the Lamborghini Aventador

It has thermonuclear road presence; the horizon seems to shrivel as it approaches. There’s nothing normal about how it looks, how it sounds or how it moves down the road. When teenagers sleep, this is the car in their dreams. Of course it’s Italian. Of course it’s the Lamborghini Aventador …

Sports Cars

Nintendo's strategy to save its gaming kingdom: DS virtual console on Wii U, GamePad focus, on-demand services

It's been tough times for Nintendo. Its Wii U console has sold, in a year, 5 million units. Sounds decent enough, until you realize that's roughly the same number as both the PS4 and the Xbox One -- both on sale for mere months. Nintendo kicked off a business strategy briefing today in Tokyo, but …