What we’re buying: A terrible replacement baby monitor

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What we’re buying: A terrible replacement baby monitor This week’s IRL tale has nothing to do with new year’s resolutions. Thankfully. Instead, Senior Editor Dan Cooper tries to replace his decent (but broken) baby monitor, and finds that cheaper models no longer…

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Galaxy S10 leak suggests a lineup with three variants

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Galaxy S10 leak suggests a lineup with three variants Evan Blass Prolific phone leaker Evan Blass has already posted an image that appears to show the front of Samsung’s Galaxy S10, and now he’s tweeted a family photograph showing off three variants…

Netflix is reviving ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ with ‘Stranger Things’ producer

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Netflix is reviving ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ with ‘Stranger Things’ producer CBS Netflix is continuing its string of reboots by reviving Unsolved Mysteries, according to a report from Deadline. The streaming service is giving the greenlight to a 12-episode run of the true-crime and…

Facebook’s latest attempt to court teens is a ‘cringey’ meme library

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Facebook’s latest attempt to court teens is a ‘cringey’ meme library NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook is once again trying to court the kids, this time with a meme-filled app called LOL. Facebook confirmed the existence of the LOL to TechCrunch. The…

Amazon made a vest to keep robots from pummeling humans

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Amazon made a vest to keep robots from pummeling humans TechCrunch Amazon is using an electric vest to help improve worker safety when dealing with automated systems and robots inside its warehouses, according to a report from TechCrunch. The Robotic Tech Vest,…

‘Mortal Kombat 11’ hype begins with an ultraviolent gameplay exhibition

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‘Mortal Kombat 11’ hype begins with an ultraviolent gameplay exhibition The Mortal Kombat 11 teaser trailer NetherRealm released last month suggested the next installment in the fighting game series was going to be brutality incarnate. And yesterday, the first actual gameplay reveal…

The best touchscreen winter gloves

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The best touchscreen winter gloves By Nick Guy and Kaitlyn Wells 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 touchscreen winter gloves…

2019 Lexus ES 300h review: Luxury and efficiency in spades

2019 Lexus ES 300h review: Luxury and efficiency in spades

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2019 Lexus ES 300h review: Luxury and efficiency in spades The ES 300h is the more fuel-efficient version of Lexus‘ midsize sedan, with its hybrid powertrain burning about 40 percent less fuel than the gas-only ES 350. That makes it one of…

Jot makes the Google Home Mini more mobile with a nice long battery life

Jot makes the Google Home Mini more mobile with a nice long battery life

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Jot makes the Google Home Mini more mobile with a nice long battery life Chris Monroe/CNET The Ninety7 Jot doesn’t do anything spectacular, but it doesn’t claim to. It’s a battery powered base for the Google Home Mini ($49 at Google Store)…

Wirecutter’s best deals: TorGuard VPN service is half-off

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Wirecutter’s best deals: TorGuard VPN service is half-off 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 of deals…

John Deere wants to remind the world that it’s a tech company

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John Deere wants to remind the world that it’s a tech company John Deere has been to CES before. The company known for its dark green tractors with the yellow deer on them has rubbed shoulders with the smart TVs, smart light…

AMD is edging closer to breaking NVIDIA’s graphic dominance

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AMD is edging closer to breaking NVIDIA’s graphic dominance After AMD released its 7-nanometer Radeon VII graphics card with impressive-looking performance, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang responded by essentially trashing it. “The performance is lousy and there’s nothing new,” he told PC World….

Microsoft might surprise us with HoloLens 2 next month

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Microsoft might surprise us with HoloLens 2 next month Engadget Microsoft has hinted it could reveal the long-awaited HoloLens 2 next month. It sent out invites to a press event taking place on February 24th, which CEO Satya Nadella, CVP Julia White…

Penguins, starfish, whales: Which animals will win and lose in a warming Antarctic?

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Penguins, starfish, whales: Which animals will win and lose in a warming Antarctic? Marine Antarctic animals closely associated with sea ice for food or breeding, such the humpback whale and emperor penguin, are most at risk from the predicted effects of climate…

Spotify’s Car View helps cut the distractions for drivers

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Spotify’s Car View helps cut the distractions for drivers SOPA Images via Getty Images Following Spotify’s integration with Google Maps and Waze, the music streaming service is rolling out some in-car controls within its own app. 9to5Google has spotted a “Car View”…