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Gears of War practically defined the Xbox 360. And as is the recent trend, it's getting a fancy schmancy remaster that runs at 1080p and 60 frames per second. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is the first project from the new Gears studio, The Coalition, and it worked as a sort of training exercise...

August 25th 2015 at 11:20am 0 Comments
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NVIDIA managed to pack a lot into their Shield TV set-top box and soon, three lucky Engadget readers will get to take one for a spin. This Android-powered device bundles TV, music, movies and gaming in one sleek little package. It's future-proofed, too, supporting 4K Ultra HD content, offering pas...

August 18th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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NASA has launched a contest to design a smartwatch app interface for use by International Space Station (ISS) astronauts. Nobody will be entering it for the $1,500 prize money, but you'll certainly get some pride and fame out of it. The app will be no less than "the general user interface for smar...

August 13th 2015 at 9:44am 0 Comments
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This week's giveaway really hits the sweet spot in a big way. Synology, a well known name in networked storage has handed over one of its multimedia-optimized Play series DiskStations for one incredibly lucky Engadget reader. The DS415play is a media server with enough capacity to satisfy even the...

August 6th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Digital photo, movie and music collections may have been growing over the years, but luckily hard drive capacity is keeping pace, albeit in increasingly smaller packages. Western Digital recently launched its most capacious My Passport Ultra drive yet, boasting 3TB of storage in an array of colorf...

July 28th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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TCL has just launched its Roku TV Color Series, which might be what you need to really tie the room together. Sure, the display has 16.7 million colors, but now the outside has a splash green, pink or blue. These smart 32-inch LED sets offer 720p HD viewing with one USB and three HDMI inputs to co...

July 21st 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Drones are here to stay, so if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. InterDrone, the International Drone Conference and Exposition is coming up in September in Las Vegas and it will be the ultimate one stop shop for all things UAV. There will be over 100 panels, classes and keynotes to check out, along wi...

July 14th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The changeover to smart homes seems inevitable, but you do have to make a reasonable investment in networked gear or you'll be stuck building a smart(ish) home one lonely, Bluetooth item at a time. This week, though, one lucky Engadget reader is going to get a boost into the future with a selectio...

July 7th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There are more internet-facing devices are scattered throughout our homes than ever before and that warrants some thought on security. Bitdefender's Box can help keep your data safe and network malware free when connected to your router and running local interference with its antivirus software. T...

June 30th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Father's day is rapidly approaching and what better way to honor the man whose wits you may have stretched to the limit, by giving him access to brain-building literature and the occasional action flick. The Fire HD 6 tablet offers access to Amazon's vast store of books, movies and, of course, imp...

June 16th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Is that cross fit regimen working? Perhaps that batting cage practice is paying off or you're lofting those dunks better than ever. Capturing the action on video will tell part of the story, but adding stats or instant slow-mo edits can add a whole new dimension. Blast Motion is a 3D motion captur...

June 9th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments