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Tilta mods Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera with a tilt screen and SSD

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 9:31pm
With their sharp picture, super efficient and flexible RAW format and SSD compatibility, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras are fantastic choices for videographers on a budget or anyone in need of a solid B-camera that doesn't break the bank. But o...

Three Mile Island's infamous nuclear plant shuts down after 45 years

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 8:00pm
An important if ignominious chapter in American nuclear energy has come to a close. Exelon has shut down Three Mile Island's Generating Station Unit 1 reactor after 45 years of use. The reactor isn't the one behind the accident in March 1979, but t...

Samsung asks users to be extra careful with the Galaxy Fold

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 6:39pm
Samsung postponed Galaxy Fold's release to fix its issues after an early rollout put damaged units in the hands of reviewers. The redesigned Fold felt sturdier than before when we tried it at IFA, but it sounds like the tech giant still wants you to...

Uber sues NYC over vehicle caps

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 5:20pm
Uber isn't about to sit quietly while New York City extends its caps on ridesharing. The company has sued NYC in a bid to halt rules that both freeze the number of new for-hire licenses and limit the amount of time drivers can spend cruising Manhatt...

Australia will help NASA go to the Moon and Mars

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 4:12pm
The Australian government has announced that it's joining forces with NASA and supporting its exploration missions to Mars and the Moon, including the Artemis program. Under the partnership, NASA expects Australian businesses and researchers to contr...

Apple gets US approval for Mac Pro tariff exemptions

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 2:55pm
President Trump may have claimed in July that Apple wouldn't get tariff exemptions for the redesigned Mac Pro, but the reality is very different. The US Trade Representative's office has confirmed that regulators approved 10 out of 15 of the company...

TiVo says all retail DVR owners will see ads before recorded shows

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 1:37pm
TiVo isn't wasting much time implementing pre-roll ads before recorded shows. The company told Light Reading in a follow-up statement that these promos will reach "all eligible" retail DVRs within 90 days. This marketing will be a "permanent part o...

Batman comes to 'Fortnite' along with Catwoman and Gotham City

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:20pm
It didn't take long to learn just what Epic had in store for Batman's arrival in Fortnite. The brooding superhero is available in the battle royale shooter from now through October 6th, and he's definitely not alone. You can get a Batman cape and b...

Hitting the Books: Searching for ancient cities from space

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:00am
Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and...

The Morning After: Taking a look inside the iPhone 11 Pro Max

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 10:45am
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! The next step after a new iPhone arrives is, naturally, to tear one apart and see what's inside. Check out the first teardown, as well as other highlight stories from this week including...

Ask Engadget: How can I improve my rural internet?

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 8:30am
The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac...

Amazon Prime perks now include mobile game add-ons

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 5:23am
Amazon Prime members are getting another perk, and it's something mobile gamers would appreciate. The e-commerce giant is making free mobile game loot a part of its subscriber offerings, starting with exclusive in-game items for Tencent's popular bat...

Yamaha updates its THR desktop guitar amps for the first time in years

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 2:46am
The pressure waves from a cranked 100-watt tube amp could kill any insects or small rodents in close proximity. Even low-powered, solid state practice amplifiers can be too loud for apartment dwellers. To get around extreme noise issues, Yamaha's THR...

Facebook’s latest AI experiment helps you pick what to wear

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:16pm
Just when you think researchers have found the wackiest possible use for a neural net yet, another team finds an even more novel use for artificial intelligence. Take Facebook's new Fashion++ AI. It's a program that will help you become a fashionista...

iFixit's iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown investigates charging rumors

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 8:20pm
As usual, now that a new iPhone has hit the market, iFixit is pulling it apart an iPhone 11 Pro Max to show you what the insides look like. It's a common annual ritual, and in short order we should have confirmation of the usual things like RAM chips...

TiVo wants to make a comeback with $50 Android TV dongle

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 8:04pm
In TiVo's heyday the company was synonymous with recording TV shows via your remote control, so you didn't have to rush home to catch "your show" or attempt to record it on the VCR. But that was two decades ago, and things have changed. Now, the comp...

Neo Geo retro stick console includes 'King of Fighters,' 'Samurai Shodown'

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 6:14pm
SNK has detailed the full 20-game lineup for its Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro, and it's mixed news for fans of the classic platform. The retro console and controller hybrid will focus on the best-known brawlers with six The King of Fighters games ('95 t...

YouTube reverses course on 'verification' -- you will keep your badges

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 5:19pm
Yesterday YouTube announced plans to change its policy around channel verification status. In a move to follow other social networks, the company said changes tying approval to authenticity and prominence would mean some might lose their tag, and wou...

Watch the 'Android' Nokia phone that never had a chance to exist

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:32pm
Earlier this year, snippets of code discovered within Chrome by 9 to 5 Google suggested Google was working on a touchless version of its web browser that would work on feature phones. The company was reportedly developing a feature phone in collabora...

TiVo tries running pre-roll ads before your recorded shows

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 3:33pm
It might soon be that much harder to avoid ads by using a DVR. TiVo appears to be testing 15-second pre-roll ads that play before recorded shows, making it difficult to avoid at least some marketing -- you can fast-forward through the promos, but it'...

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