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Taking iPhone photos or videos and trying to zoom, focus, and snap the shutter with just one hand has been pretty much impossible until now. A Kickstarter-backed project created the Snappgrip, now being sold through BiteMyApple.co. This little device adds a comfortable hand grip and controls you'd...

March 24th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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All-new dial-in experience! See below -- do not call into Talkshoe, we won't be there. Be sure to set up Fuze Meeting before the show if you want to join in live. As with most Sundays, we're going to wrap up the weekend with the TUAW talkcast! Last week's show included a variety of predictions and...

January 12th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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In an effort to address gaps left by Sony when designing the PlayStation 4, accessories manufacturer Nyko has unveiled two new peripherals for the console which should keep it running cooler, longer. One of the most salient gripes against the PS4 is that the DualShock 4 controller runs out of juic...

January 7th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Many entered, but it was Daniel Orren who sent in a great green-screened video that snagged him a temporary spot on the Engadget crew at this year's CES. Hanging with the team in our trusty trailer, getting comped meals, roaming the floor, wearing mind-controlled cat ears -- honestly, it's probably...

January 26th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Black Powder Media showed up at our double-wide HQ with a couple Bluetooth Impulse Controllers on hand for us to play with. This tiny Bluetooth 2.1 controller is actually a jack of all trades device as it will control your phone, tablet or PC for gaming, multimedia control, remote camera trigger a...

January 17th 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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If you were following Sony's CES press event in detail, you might recall it launched with a quick video of a new Sony product made by hand. We now know that was to be the Xperia Z, and now the company's released a curiously relaxing video of a (largely) off-camera tinkerer crafting the aforementio...

January 17th 2013 at 10:34am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's decision to drop out of CES prompted a lot of questions with regards to the future relevance of CES, not the least of which was how much the industry really needed an in-person tech trade show in an age where business is primarily done online. Of course, there's still a fair amount of...

January 16th 2013 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Good ideas are hard to predict, both before and after they are introduced as prototypes. The push-button (touch-tone) telephone was conceptually launched to the consumer market at the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, 21 years after the device was invented by Bell Telephone labs. Another 20 years after t...

January 15th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments