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As we began putting together our awards proposal for the CEA, we knew we had to blow things out. It was important to make every aspect of the awards uniquely Engadget, with processes that embodied the forward-thinking technology that has come to define our coverage and the annual International CES...

January 7th 2014 at 8:49pm 0 Comments
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Sure, there's a certain amount of creeping dread in the lead up to CES each year. It's a sleep-deprived week spent elbowing our way through the packed halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The food is bad, the facilities few and far between and the hygiene practices of the tech-blogging commun...

January 6th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Meet our home -- or, rather, homes -- for the next eight days or so. Above you'll see our stage coming together. For the third straight year, we'll be livestreaming interviews with some of the industry's biggest and most innovative companies -- and doing the odd podcast. Below, you'll find shots o...

January 5th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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CES is about to start, and as usual, we'll be covering the show wall-to-wall, with liveblogs, hands-ons, news and, of course, Best of CES. One thing we'll be doing differently this year is providing you with a quick and easy way to access our CES coverage -- and more -- from your smartphone or com...

January 4th 2014 at 10:09am 0 Comments
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Captain Robert Falcon Scott's mission to become the first to reach the South Pole famously ended in tragedy. A double tragedy, in fact, because Scott and his crew perished after finding that a rival Norwegian team had already beaten them to the punch. They died in 1912, while attempting to walk ba...

November 14th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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So, like a flute to a cobra, we've charmed you into attending Engadget Expand in NYC -- hooray! It'll be quite the busy weekend, but this handy Expand web app will help you prepare for the event. We've outlined the full agenda for both days (November 9th and 10th), listed every exhibitor and even...

November 6th 2013 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Are you ready to Expand? We sure are. We've been rolling out speaker announcements over the past few weeks, including people like LeVar Burton, Reggie Watts, Peter Molyneux and Ben Heck and companies like Google, Sony, Pebble, Wikimedia, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. In fact, we've got o...

October 1st 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Home to some of the world's rarest pieces of art, London's Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum has just added a modern, yet controversial piece to its collection: the world's first 3D-printed weapon. The museum has managed to get its hands on the two prototype Liberator pistols which were succe...

September 16th 2013 at 6:15am 0 Comments
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What's better than getting to attend a hands-on technology event with thousands of like-minded enthusiasts? How about attending two such shows for one low price?! We've teamed up with our good friends at MAKE Magazine to make that a reality: now for $50 you can pick up a bundle ticket that gets y...

September 3rd 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments