Our favorite learning apps for tablets and smartphones

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Our favorite learning apps for tablets and smartphones By Courtney Schley This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full learning apps guide…

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $40 on Sennheiser HD 600 headphones

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Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $40 on Sennheiser HD 600 headphones This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter’s continuously updated list…

Early animals: Death near the shoreline, not life on land

Early animals: Death near the shoreline, not life on land

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Early animals: Death near the shoreline, not life on land Our understanding of when the very first animals started living on land is helped by identifying trace fossils — the tracks and trails left by ancient animals — in sedimentary rocks that…

Google adds screen time management to Chromebooks

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Google adds screen time management to Chromebooks Nathan Ingraham / Engadget When Google brought its Family Link parental controls to Chromebook, they weren’t all that useful because there were limited options available. Now, Google is offering parents more tools to supervise how…

Samsung reconsiders its fake Supreme collaboration in China

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Samsung reconsiders its fake Supreme collaboration in China georgeclerk via Getty Images Samsung caused controversy at the Chinese launch event of the Galaxy A8 earlier this week, when it announced it would be partnering with fashion brand Supreme for some kind of…

2019 Chevy Bolt review: No longer unique, still something special

2019 Chevy Bolt review: No longer unique, still something special

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2019 Chevy Bolt review: No longer unique, still something special Chevrolet’s far-roaming Bolt EV hit the ground running when it debuted in 2016 with a class-leading 238 miles of EPA estimated range. In a world where its biggest competitors included the 150-mile…

Patent describes how Lyft’s self-driving cars might communicate

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Patent describes how Lyft’s self-driving cars might communicate Chris Helgren / Reuters Safety is a major concern when it comes to autonomous vehicles, for both the people they’re transporting as well as those who are nearby. And it’s not yet clear how…

Mall of America debuts helpful holographic elf for the holidays

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Mall of America debuts helpful holographic elf for the holidays VNTANA How would you keep a shopping mall lively in an era when more and more people are buying their holiday gifts online? The Mall of America has a one-word answer: holograms….

How Rivian is building the longest lasting batteries in the EV business

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How Rivian is building the longest lasting batteries in the EV business The Rivian R1T “adventure vehicle” made headlines and dropped jaws when it was revealed at the 2018 LA Auto Show last month, namely because nobody has ever really tried to…

Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot takes on LA’s insane freeways

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Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot takes on LA’s insane freeways I’m talking and not paying attention to the Model 3’s turn-by-turn navigation when the vehicle’s blinker turns on. Tesla’s “Navigate on Autopilot” turns the wheel to take the off-ramp to an interchange. My…

Lotus’ first electric car might be a 1,000HP monster

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Lotus’ first electric car might be a 1,000HP monster Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images Lotus won’t be the first British car manufacturer to go electric, but it might make waves when it does. Autocar sources claim Lotus’ first EV will be a…

Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes

Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes

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Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes What happens when lava and water meet? Explosive experiments with humanmade lava are helping to answer this important question. By cooking up 10-gallon batches of molten rock and injecting them with…

The fauna in the Antarctica is threatened by pathogens humans spread in polar latitudes: When the human species infects other living beings

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The fauna in the Antarctica is threatened by pathogens humans spread in polar latitudes: When the human species infects other living beings The new study, which detected bacteria from humans in the genus Salmonella and Campylobacter in Antarctic and Subantarctic marine birds,…

Engadget UK giveaway: Win a smart heating system courtesy of Tado

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Engadget UK giveaway: Win a smart heating system courtesy of Tado There’s something ever so satisfying about milling around in your PJs at home when you need to wrap up like a mummy to set foot outside. But making repeated trips to…

Get new manga when Japan does with Shonen Jump’s subscription service

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Get new manga when Japan does with Shonen Jump’s subscription service ASSOCIATED PRESS Shonen Jump, one of the most beloved and longest-running manga magazines on Earth is once again reinventing itself. First printed in 1968, the publication has hosted its American localization…