T-Mobile relaunches prepaid service with Amazon and Google perks T-Mobile hasn’t showered much of its attention on its prepaid MetroPCS brand, but it’s rectifying that omission today. It’s relaunching the budget carrier as Metro, and introducing unlimited plans that not only edge closer to T-Mobile’s regular serv… Continue reading .Read More →


‘The Gardens Between’ is a bittersweet time-bending puzzler How much of your childhood do you remember? Fleeting moments, I suspect, that made you chuckle, laugh or sob. The days you spent with classmates, perhaps, pulling pranks or killing time during summer break. But not everything. The Gardens Between, a… ContinueRead More →

Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 can be upgraded with a CPU cartridge Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 will officially arrive in the second quarter of next year — but not in the way you expect. During its Ignite conference today, the company revealed that it’ll offer two models of the collaborative display:Read More →

Roku’s tiny Premiere box brings 4K streaming down to $40 At this point, Roku’s only option with streaming players is to make them cheaper and more capable. And so we have the new Premiere and Premiere+, the company’s lowest-priced 4K HDR players yet at $40 and $50, respectively. They’re arrivingRead More →

Alaska Airlines is offering VR movies during certain flights Some first class Alaska Airlines passengers might find themselves face to face with a virtual reality headset rather than the plane’s usual in-flight entertainment system. The airline will pilot SkyLights’ Allosky Cinematic VR headset aboard its Seat… Continue reading . .Read More →

Tokyo cafe to use robot waiters operated by people with physical disabilities Japan is taking steps to fight social isolation by employing robots in as many aspects of life as possible. After introducing autonomous robots in various roles in a hospital and a number of nursing homes and schools, aRead More →

New robot picks a peck of peppers and more SWEEPER is designed to operate in a single stem row cropping system, with non-clustered fruits and little leaf occlusion. The team spearheaded efforts to improve the robot’s ability to detect ripe produce using computer vision, and has played a role inRead More →

The best microwave By Michael Sullivan, Tim Heffernan, Ganda Suthivarakom and Jessie Kissinger 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 c… Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://www.engadget.com/rss.xml Engadget RSS Feed Engadget isRead More →

Sennheiser is making spatial audio accessories for Magic Leap Magic Leap has teamed up with audio giant Sennheiser to help it “explore and enhance [its] spatial audio accessory solutions.” The secretive mixed reality-maker’s first headset, the One Creator Edition, is equipped with onboard speakers for audio. Ho… Continue reading .Read More →

Apple reportedly delays original shows over mature content Apple has skewed toward safer fare for its upcoming streaming video service (with occasional exceptions), and it now looks like that might be creating problems for a few shows. Wall Street Journal sources have claimed that Apple’s push for more famil… ContinueRead More →

Hubble’s Galaxies With Knots, Bursts In the northern constellation of Coma Berenices lies the impressive Coma Cluster — a structure of over a thousand galaxies bound together by gravity. Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://www.nasa.gov/rss/dyn/lg_image_of_the_day.rss NASA Image of the Day The latest NASA “Image of the Day” image.Read More →

Recommended Reading: The reality of sci-fi’s AI immortality obsession Are Hosts, Replicants, and robot clones closer than we think? Jayson Greene, The Ringer Black Mirror already uncomfortably aligns with the real world, but we might be even closer to more advanced concepts from that show and others, like Westworld… ContinueRead More →

Bluetooth key fob for Tesla Model 3 spotted in FCC pictures Among the quirks of the Tesla Model 3 is that unlike most cars, it doesn’t come with a traditional key or key fob at all. Instead, it relies mostly on a Bluetooth Low Energy link to its owner’s nearbyRead More →

NYT lawsuit accuses FCC of withholding evidence of Russian meddling Are you frustrated that the FCC has been reluctant to cooperate with investigations into fake anti-net neutrality comments? So is the New York Times. The newspaper has sued the FCC after the regulator repeatedly refused to provide server logs forRead More →

Google tests see-through mode, better motion tracking for Daydream Google has introduced some new experimental features for developers working with the Lenovo Mirage Solo, the standalone Daydream headset released earlier this year. First up is see-through mode, a setting that lets the user see the real space around… Continue readingRead More →