US intelligence chief says “no evidence” of Chinese spy chips

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US intelligence chief says “no evidence” of Chinese spy chips Joshua Roberts / Reuters Dan Coats, the US director of national intelligence, said there’s “no evidence” that Chinese spies tampered with servers bought by up to 30 companies, including the likes of…

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Tesla shelves the full self-driving option you couldn’t use

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Tesla shelves the full self-driving option you couldn’t use Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Ever since Tesla hinted at its autonomous future, there’s been a “Full Self-Driving Capability” checkbox on the order page for its cars — spend several grand and your car would one…

The next generation of streaming video games is on its way

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The next generation of streaming video games is on its way There’s a specific kind of frustration associated with crappy game-streaming services. It’s all about the build-up — you find a game, whether it’s something brand new or a long-lost childhood favorite,…

Huawei’s latest phones use proprietary storage cards for some reason

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Huawei’s latest phones use proprietary storage cards for some reason Engadget Huawei’s Mate 20 phones bring some clever new features to the table, but there’s one that you might not be so thrilled about: a proprietary storage format. The new handsets are…

Adobe’s AI auto-crops for vertical video

Adobe’s AI auto-crops for vertical video

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Adobe’s AI auto-crops for vertical video You might hate vertical video, but with Instagram and Snapchat mobile users in the hundreds of millions, there’s no way to ignore it. Unfortunately, if you originally shot regular 16×9 horizontal video, making it smartphone-friendly in…

Dell UltraSharp 49 is a big monitor matched by a big price

Dell UltraSharp 49 is a big monitor matched by a big price

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Dell UltraSharp 49 is a big monitor matched by a big price Two UltraSharp 49 monitors stacked vertically, because more is better. Lori Grunin/CNET There’s a reason Dell is specifically targeting the finance industry with its new UltraSharp 49 curved monitor: it’s…

Akai’s MPK Mini Play is a compact battery-powered beats machine

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Akai’s MPK Mini Play is a compact battery-powered beats machine Portable instruments that run on AA batteries have been popping up for a while now. There’s the Roland Boutique line, Korg’s Monologue and even the iRig Keys I/O from IK Multimedia. Now…

Senators demand answers over Chinese ‘spy chip’ fears

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Senators demand answers over Chinese ‘spy chip’ fears Apple may have tried to reassure Congress that there’s no evidence of China tampering with servers to spy on data traffic, but it didn’t do much to quell doubts. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Marco…

Google’s Pixel 3 is $150 more expensive

Google’s Pixel 3 is $150 more expensive

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Google’s Pixel 3 is $150 more expensive Google’s Pixel 3 phones sound like solid upgrades, but there’s one change that might not have you racing to place an order: the price. The new Android flagships start at $799 for the base 5.5-inch…

Marshall adds the in-ear Minor II to its line of wireless headphones

Marshall adds the in-ear Minor II to its line of wireless headphones

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Marshall adds the in-ear Minor II to its line of wireless headphones When you examine Marshall’s line of wireless headphones, there’s a glaring omission: an in-ear model. The company has certainly offered in-ear options, but the current lineup only includes fully wired…

There’s a better way to decipher DNA’s epigenetic code to identify disease

There’s a better way to decipher DNA’s epigenetic code to identify disease

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There’s a better way to decipher DNA’s epigenetic code to identify disease A new method for sequencing the chemical groups attached to the surface of DNA is paving the way for better detection of cancer and other diseases in the blood. These…

Nintendo could make a playable Game Boy phone case

Nintendo could make a playable Game Boy phone case

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Nintendo could make a playable Game Boy phone case Now that Nintendo has a couple of nostalgia-inducing consoles under its belt, there’s a common question: how would it tackle the Game Boy and other handhelds of yesteryear? We might have an idea….

Here’s what Amazon’s ‘New World’ MMO looks like

Here’s what Amazon’s ‘New World’ MMO looks like

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Here’s what Amazon’s ‘New World’ MMO looks like Amazon’s New World has been in the works for some time, and while there’s no release date as yet, some leaked footage from a closed beta gives us a look at what it’s like…

CES announces female speakers for 2019 after this year’s backlash

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CES announces female speakers for 2019 after this year’s backlash Even though there’s no lack of female tech leaders to choose from, the Consumer Technology Association didn’t sign any of them up as a keynote speaker for CES 2018. That decision unsurprisingly…

‘Civilization VI’ brings its addictive empire-building to the iPhone

‘Civilization VI’ brings its addictive empire-building to the iPhone

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‘Civilization VI’ brings its addictive empire-building to the iPhone Fans of Civilization VI who want to create an empire while on the go have another option for how to do so — it’s now available on iPhone. There’s good news for iPad…