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top 10 countries

These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers. Feast your eyes on 2014's most unmissable destinations.<p>1. Brazil<p><b>All eyes on the pitch for 2014’s World Cup</b><p>A game of beach football …

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iFixit’s iPad Air Teardown Reveals Tightly Packed Innards Dominated By A Big Battery

Apple’s iPad Air goes on sale today – it’s easily the best iPad Apple’s put out so far, but we’re waiting with bated breath for the iPad mini with Retina display. Until then, however, the Air is also the most remarkable feat of engineering in any tablet device in terms of what goes on under the …

This week on gdgt: 3D televisions, Sonos Play:1 and the state of Nintendo

<i>Each week, our friends at gdgt go through the latest gadgets and score them to help you decide which ones to buy. Here are some of their most recent picks and discussions. Want more? Visit gdgt anytime to catch up on the latest, and subscribe to gdgt's newsletter to get a weekly roundup in your</i> …

The Nexus 5 will be a battery miser thanks to new Qualcomm tech

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>The new Nexus 5 isn’t just packed with new software and performance features, it has some …

Games for the weekend: Duck Dynasty – Battle of the Beards

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p><i>Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each</i> …

iPad Air with LTE tip: You can switch carrier SIMs at will

Advertisement<p>44 Comments<p>Look at Apple’s(s aapl) website for the iPad Air LTE models and you might think that the devices are locked to specific …

JD Power Explains Why Samsung Beat Apple In Its Latest Tablet Study: Price

Yesterday, JD Power released its newest tablet satisfaction study and the Internet went a bit nuts. For the first time, Samsung had edged out perennial favorite Apple in customer satisfaction on tablets. This was a stark change from volume one of the study which had Apple handily beating its …

The Engadget Mobile Podcast is live at 7PM ET!

The crazy month we call October has finally come to an end, and it's been one of the most hectic in recent memory. This week, we saw the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 officially come out, and there was a bit about the iPad Air as well. Our guest on this week's podcast is Taylor Wimberly, who until …

Hands On With The Nexus 5 And Android 4.4 KitKat

The Nexus 5 is here! The Nexus 5 is here!<p>After months of hype and more questionably “accidental” leaks than any device in recent memory, Google announced their new flagship Android handset this morning.<p>I’ve only had the device in my hands for a few hours, so it’ll be a few days before I’m ready to …

Daily Roundup: Interview with Oculus Rift, G Pad 8.3 review, iPad Air teardown 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> …

Delta and JetBlue now permit personal electronics use during all stages of flight

That was fast -- mere hours after the FAA said it would allow the use of personal electronics during takeoff and landing, airlines have begun flying under the relaxed rules. Passengers on both Delta and JetBlue aircraft are now free to use their mobile gadgets at nearly every stage of flight. Other …

Indian Sikhs stage protest outside UN offices in Geneva

Thousands of Sikhs from across Europe demonstrated in front of the UN office in Geneva to mark the 29th anniversary of the 1984 attacks on Sikhs in India.<p>The organizers of the demonstration want the UN to classify the massacre as a genocide.<p>More than 8,000 people died after the assassination of …

Are too many Americans on food stamps?

As countless Americans lost jobs during the recent recession, the US government expanded its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Snap), also known as food stamps.<p>But now, that stimulus money has expired and there is less cash to pay for the programme - even as participation is at an all-time …

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