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Has there ever been a product as paradoxical as an electric skateboard? After all, the price and concept can intimidate any amateur, and yet it's this group that would get the biggest benefit out of owning one. It's a tricky tightrope that companies like ZBoard have to walk, creating a product tha...

January 6th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There are a lot of durable, high-resolution action cameras on the market, but how many would you feel comfortable giving to your kids? Probably not many: Most such cameras won't tolerate absentminded abuse without a protective case -- and they're expensive to boot. An attentive parent could lend a...

January 2nd 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Grab a wearable, switch on the 'ole curved TV and fire up your favorite 3D printer. We came, we saw, we conquered and now we're ready to distill it all for you in the form of some high-quality video content. We're not going to suggest that it'll replace the seemingly endless stream of posts we've...

January 16th 2014 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Join Brian Heater and the Engadget gang for the CES 2014 wrap-up podcast, with personal "best of" choices, audience giveaways and significantly less background noise. It's been a long week of interviews, hands-ons and an avalanche of new gadgets, leaving the team worn out, yet melancholy about ano...

January 13th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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After all the time we've spent with Oculus VR's latest Crystal Cove prototype last week -- our first Best of CES award winner! -- you might think we're all VR'd out. You'd be wrong, and when the folks at GameFace Labs offered us a chance to check out their Android-based, standalone VR headset, we...

January 13th 2014 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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We came. We saw. We got punched in the head. Some of Engadget's New York-based editors took longer to get to Las Vegas than those traveling in from Hong Kong or Tokyo, thanks to winter storms that caused the cancelation of thousands of flights. But we all made it, and by Sunday evening, when we ki...

January 12th 2014 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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Imagine the footsteps of thousands and thousands of people. Now add in hundreds of booths showing loud promo videos, playing music and giving demos over microphones. That is the literal sound of CES. The theoretical sound of CES will come from some of the products you see below. We feel this selec...

January 12th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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As in years past, CES wasn't the premier showcase for groundbreaking digital imaging products, but we still saw our fair share of photo-centric updates. Of course, with manufacturers highlighting a wide array of 4K televisions, it wasn't surprising to see them emphasize Ultra HD on the capture sid...

January 12th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Gaming is once again a thing at CES! Since splitting from the Consumer Electronics Show in 1995 and creating E3, the game industry has sat out much of the past 20 years. Between last year's big news from Valve and this year's reappearance of Sony's PlayStation, it's never been a better time to be...

January 12th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments