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With perhaps the exception of the bands on stage, no one really goes to a concert to be seen -- they go to feel the music coursing through their veins and melt into a crowd. As it turns out, fun-seekers at the 2013 Boston Calling music festivals weren't just caught on film by photographers and Ins...

August 15th 2014 at 1:34pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Boston area resident who loves technology, we've got something for you to do on Friday, August 22nd. Join us at Royale at 7PM for our editorial dance-off third Engadget Live event of the year. Flip through the gallery below to find out why this is a cant-miss event. %Slideshow-213755%

August 12th 2014 at 8:56pm 0 Comments
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Beantown, Titletown, Bahston or Bawston; whatever you call this strong Massachusetts city or how you pronounce it, we're excited to be heading back there. On Friday August 22nd, we'll head to Royale on Tremont St. at 7PM for our third Engadget Live of the year. But why is this the can't-miss event...

July 31st 2014 at 4:51pm 0 Comments
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To all our wonderful friends in Seattle, let's make it clear: there's no better place to be this Friday (July 18th) at 7PM than the Showbox SODO for our second Engadget Live event of the year! Why is this a cant-miss event? Flip through the gallery below to find out. %Slideshow-207332%

July 15th 2014 at 3:50pm 0 Comments
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Often the shortest route between two places involves some grey, eight-lane expanse of Interstate that's about as thrilling to drive as it was to pave. Resourceful road-trippers have learned to make use of the avoid highways feature, but that's always a crapshoot. Sometimes you get a scenic country...

July 8th 2014 at 1:16pm 0 Comments
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Let it not be said that public parks are anti-technology. Over in Boston, city officials are more than happy to try new things in green spaces, including the use of solar-powered smart benches, aka "soofas." These look a lot like regular benches, except they're equipped with big, steel-encased blo...

June 30th 2014 at 10:01am 0 Comments
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To put it bluntly, Amtrak's current on-train WiFi sucks; even if you don't mind sharing 10Mbps with hundreds of passengers, there are significant gaps in coverage. Relief may be on the horizon, though. The mass transit company is soliciting bids for a trackside WiFi project that would deliver at l...

June 10th 2014 at 2:48am 0 Comments
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T-Mobile's efforts to transition customers from MetroPCS' aging CDMA network to its own GSM and LTE frequencies is going quite swimmingly. The company has been bragging that it's well ahead of schedule, and in some markets it's already begun repurposing the smaller carrier's spectrum to deliver fa...

February 25th 2014 at 5:46pm 0 Comments
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Fire Hose Games, the Slam Bolt Scrappers and Go Home Dinosaurs developer from Cambridge, MA, is offering free desk space to developers looking to make the indie transition. The hospitality was spurred by recent layoffs in the Boston area, most notably the Irrational Games shutdown yesterday. So he...

February 19th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Amazon sure knows how to pique our interest -- it recently posted an invitation to a Boston recruiting event that, until an edit, teased the possibility of working on something "even bigger than Kindle." The original pitch (preserved by Boston.com) is all too short on details, but it hints at a f...

January 14th 2014 at 7:57pm 0 Comments
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President of Boston's Fire Hose Games, Eitan Glinert, breaks down four types of indie developers he sees in the wild: The developer starving, eating ramen, with no support system because she's nobody The developer begging publishers to give him money, but it turns out the publishers drive him n...

November 14th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Thanks Boston! We had a blast at last night's event at Space 57, our first-ever combined Engadget + gdgt meetup in Beantown. We got a look at the latest gear from companies like iRobot, Roku, TiVo and 3D printing startup, FormLabs. We also had the chance to talk with all you collegiate types -- se...

October 11th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments