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Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge+ now up for pre-order in the UK

Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 may never come to the UK, but if you're a phablet fan that doesn't mean you're out of options. The company is also pushing its monstrous 5.7-inch Galaxy S6 Edge+, which is available to pre-order today ahead of its full debut on September 4th. You can buy the 32GB model from …

Samsung Wants To Blanket The Earth In Satellite Internet

Data for all<p>A paper published by Farooq Khan, president of Samsung Research America in Dallas, details an interconnected net of 4,600 low-orbit satellites that could bring each of the world’s 5 billion people 200 gigabytes of internet per month. Samsung expects global internet traffic to reach one …

Space Exploration

Engadget giveaway: win a Shield TV set-top box courtesy of NVIDIA!

NVIDIA managed to pack a lot into their Shield TV set-top box and soon, three lucky Engadget readers will get to take one for a spin. This Android-powered device bundles TV, music, movies and gaming in one sleek little package. It's future-proofed, too, supporting 4K Ultra HD content, offering …

Set-Top Boxes

Driver crashes £220,000 Ferrari 458 Italia hire car into Bedfordshire house

The 29-year-old had paid a £5,000 deposit plus £850 a day to rent the supercar for a family wedding<p>A 29-year-old man hired a £220,000 Ferrari for a family wedding and within hours had written off the car by crashing it into a house.<p>It is understood the driver had rented the 202mph supercar for a …

England

Watch This Drone Turn Into A Missile

Like a Looney Toons anvil, but way deadlier<p>At what point is a drone a missile? Well, the point of no return. Made by Israel Aerospace Industries, the Harop is technically what’s known as a “loitering munition,” which is military jargon for “bomb that hangs around." Like the IAI Harpy that preceded …

A farmer built his own 4G mast to fix rural broadband issues

Living in rural England, Richard Guy was a man with a problem. Like many located in similar areas, his "broadband" internet connection was pretty narrow, with download speeds below 1Mbps. While some isolated communities are grouping together to build their own municipal networks, Guy had another …

Wi-Fi