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43 min ago | Engadget

Google shows off 'Project Wing' delivery drones

Amazon is selling a phone and reportedly even getting into the online ad business, so of course Google is ready to compete with its still-in-testing Prime Air drone delivery service.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

43 min ago | Ubergizmo

Android Smartphones Used More To View Porn Than iOS

When it comes to viewing adult videos, it makes sense for it to be viewed on the computer because presumably your computer will have a larger screen and maybe better speakers.

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Related Topix: Computers

2 hrs ago | Engadget

HTC's One M8 for Windows is coming to T-Mobile, too

The HTC One M8 and Windows Phone 8.1 are two great tastes that taste great together , and you'll soon have a way to pick one up that doesn't require inking a deal with Verizon or AT&T .

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, AT&T

4 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Internet Memes

I know that when it comes to Internet memes, there has been plenty said and done about the situation.

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8 hrs ago | Engadget

Leap Motion's next sensor is designed specifically for virtual reality

Virtual reality has made huge strides in headgear recently, but developers are still grappling with control.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Gamepads, Cameras

8 hrs ago | Engadget

Dangerous prank brings SWAT team down on gamer

A Littleton, Colorado, man named Jordan Mathewson was raided by a heavily armed SWAT team thanks to a false shooting and hostage report, and all the chaos was captured on a Twitch game stream .

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Related Topix: Littleton, CO

8 hrs ago | Engadget

Enter our Back to School 2014 sweepstakes for a gadget-filled Timbuk2 bag

If you haven't entered our Back to School 2014 sweepstakes yet, you've got some catching up to do.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks

12 hrs ago | Engadget

Amazon's original shows will stream in 4K starting this October

Earlier this year, Amazon said that its 2014 original series lineup would be shot and eventually streamed in 4K to Samsung UltraHD TVs, and now we know when -- sometime this October.

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12 hrs ago | Engadget

Mystery of Death Valley's sailing stones solved with GPS and time-lapse

After decades pf solve the mystery of Death Valley's sailing stones, a trio of scientists have finally caught the process on tape.

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Related Topix: Watches

15 hrs ago | Engadget

Olympus' newest mirrorless camera is built for selfies

Even Olympus can't resist the allure of selfies , it seems. The company has just unveiled the PEN E-PL7, a retro-tinged mirrorless camera whose centerpiece is a 3-inch flip-out LCD that makes those trendy self-portraits a little easier.

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15 hrs ago | Engadget

A sheep dog's herding instinct may teach robots a lesson in crowd control

Here's a noodle-scratcher to occupy yourself with for a few moments: what makes a sheep dog so darned good at rounding up the woolly ruminants they're named after? A possible answer - according to The Telegraph , researchers at Swansea University believe those dogs are constantly searching for and minimizing the gaps between the sheep before it ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

18 hrs ago | Engadget

Dropbox Pro plan now offers 10x the storage for the same price

Beefing up your free Dropbox account with extra space isn't hard if you know what to look for, but the company just smartly streamlined its Pro plans in case you need even more cloud action .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Engadget

NASA's massive Space Launch System rocket is slated for a 2018 launch

Upstarts like SpaceX might get most of the attention, but let's not forget that NASA -- you know, the folks who actually put 12 guys on the moon -- isn't done pushing to explore the heavens just yet.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Engadget

Boston Children's Hospital preps surgeons with custom 3D-printed models

Undoubtedly, 3D printing has taken root in a variety of disciplines, and medicine is no stranger to leveraging its tool kit .

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Engadget

Steam competitor GOG is getting into the movie selling business

The generous group over at Good Old Games is prepping to bring another medium into its trademark DRM-free digital distribution platform: movies.

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The 8 worst fitness gadgets of all time #RunningWeek: JumpSnap, Gravity Strider, Hula Chair

Garages across the nation are crammed to the rafters with dusty dumbbells, ex-exercise bikes and untrodden treadmills, testament to the spirit being willing but the flesh being lazy.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology

Engadget

Would the world be any better without any privacy? One guy wants to find out

We live in an imperfect world, full of imperfect beings, but if everyone declared that they had nothing to hide, would that make us better people? It's a question that one man is hoping to answer by opening up every aspect of his life to the world's scrutiny for a whole year.

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Engadget

The 46-year-old sex toy Hitachi won't talk about

It was also the first time humans had photographed the Earth from deep space. It was a year of great innovation and devastation.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Democratic National Convention, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

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Imagination Technologies will give its 'Raspberry Pi on steroids' away for free

Grab someone in the street and ask them about Imagination Technologies and they're more likely to run away than tell you that it's the company that designs the graphics chips for Apple's mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Caustic Graphics, Imagination Technologies, Wireless, Emerging Technology

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London to start trialling wirelessly-charged buses

While London's public transport network is getting more hi-tech by the minute , the city's buses and trains aren't as green as they could be -- at least not yet.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

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