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LIFX Labs

by rdps180882

Kickstarter "Where are they now"
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Let me start off by saying that I am a big fan of kickstarter and the projects / ideas that manage to become a reality through their platform.
Ever so often Engadget does features on products that are launched on kickstarter. This usually causes a short lived hype about these products, that somehow fail to become a reality. I think it would be interesting to have an exposé in the genre of "where are they now".
Take the LIFX Smartbulb for example. They had a $100.000 goal, and achieved $1.314.542... Read more →
Samsung Gear VR

by frankspin

What movies would you like to see through VR?
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There's been some good demos happening with VR recently. One letting you go anywhere you want (http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/26/first-live-VR-... and Sundance has been run over by VR (http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/25/kaiju-fury-vir... With Sundance getting so into VR it got me thinking about some favorites I'd love to see turned into a VR experience.
Jurassic Park (DUH)
Batteries Not Included
Gremlins
2001 Space Odyssey
Aliens
Blade Runner
Pacific Rim
Rush
What... Read more →
LensFlare

by LensFlare

Much needed improvements for Engadget apps
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Hello dear Engadget!
Long time, as a road warrior/power user, I'm using (and rely on) your apps on different platforms: Android, WP, iOs, even Windows 8.
Just want to share my wishlist for those apps. Long time I've written comments on different app stores but that seems not a case. I think many of your users will agree with me: something should be changed here.
Starting with iOS.
Seems to me, you have 2 apps here, one for iPad and one for iPhone. Last time I've seen iPad app, it was the best... Read more →
Microsoft Band

by ChillEDog

Microsoft Band Heartrate
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In my review I describe how heartrate does not work. It sorta works - you can see it in the band, but it always shows zero in MS Health. Just wondering what others' experience is ?
johncolucci

by johncolucci

What crapgadgets will you miss the most on SkyMall?
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Goodbye to the original in-flight entertainment platform, SkyMall. The Arizona-based purveyor of crapgadgets has filed for bankruptcy according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. (story: http://engt.co/1CvSlNU).
Full disclosure, I have a personal history with SkyMall. When I worked for Virgin America in 2010, my then boss and I worked on a project to bring a digital form of the SkyMall catalog to the seatback in-flight entertainment system (video: http://engt.co/1CKVuXM). As part of our... Read more →
Ken58

by Ken58

Which is the best office recovery tool?
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Hi everyone, I need some advices and opinions about Microsoft Office. Usually i have many lost documents in Excel and Word and now I lost some emails in Outlook 2003. For this reason I want to buy an office recovery tool, but i don't know which is the best, so i will appreciate any feedback that you can give my.
Regards!
Microsoft Band

by ionothanus

The Write a Review button doesn't work
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I was going to write a review to lambast the critics who got this one so, so wrong, at Engadget's invitation no less, but clicking on the "Write a Review" button - in three different browsers - does nothing. Anyone else having any better luck?
OS / platforms

by dave

Are voice-controlled virtual assistants on the desktop useful?
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http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/3a9fdb63bbbee31d3323259c1e9d692a/201429541/cortana-win10-pc-630-2.jpg
Microsoft showed off a number of new features from Windows 10 yesterday. It brings support for things like universal apps, a new and improved web browser, potentially free upgrades, cross-platform gaming and more. One of the bigger announcements is that Cortana, their virtual assistant similar to Siri and Google Now, will be available on your desktop.
Many of us spend our days in office... Read more →