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Okay, what we're seeing here (probably) isn't a bizarre ant ritual passed down from generation to generation, hailing the iPhone as their new queen and overlord. The video's description on YouTube claims the insects acted that way, because they were affected by the "electromagnetic wave of an inco...

September 3rd 2015 at 6:58am 0 Comments
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The idea behind Philips' Hue Lightstrips was pretty neat: a line of LEDs that change color according to your whims, but suffered in the execution. After all, the hardware couldn't offer white light, so you were forced to shut them down if you weren't in the mood for a splash of color. Then there w...

September 3rd 2015 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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DJI pleased Phantom owners recently when it announced that much-needed autopilot features would be coming to its most popular series of quadcopters, and the Inspire 1. Today, we learn when (September 7th) and how (via a good ole' firmware update). The new flight features include Waypoints (map out...

September 3rd 2015 at 4:15am 0 Comments
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Sony Entertainment has reached a deal with its employees affected by the security breach that rocked its world in 2014. If you recall, that incident led to several waves of data leaks, including unreleased movies and juicy emails between its execs. Turns out the hackers also snatched present and p...

September 3rd 2015 at 12:05am 0 Comments
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Don't call a priest just yet if you hear strange voices coming out of your child's baby monitor -- it's more likely a hacker than some kind of supernatural entity. Security firm Rapid 7 has released a study that shows just how vulnerable at least nine internet-connected baby monitors are. The team...

September 2nd 2015 at 7:41pm 0 Comments
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While 3D printing is often used for advancements in medicine or science, such as FDA-approved drugs or rocket pumps, this week it made an academic one. A PhD student at the Australian National University recently used a 3D printer to duplicate an Irish artifact previously known as the "Conical Spe...

September 2nd 2015 at 5:02pm 0 Comments
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Two developers have discovered a Mac Keychain vulnerability that hackers can easily exploit to steal passwords, certificates, et cetera with very little user interaction needed. Antoine Vincent Jebara and Raja Rahbani stumbled upon the flaw while working on the Keychain for their identity manageme...

September 2nd 2015 at 11:01am 0 Comments
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Sony is taking over IFA 2015 for the next hour or so. Based on recent leaks and rumors, the Japanese company is expected to announce a new smartphone -- but it could more than one. Aside from that, Sony will likely also introduce other type of devices, as well as go over some of its recent product...

September 2nd 2015 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Today on In Case You Missed It: Australia's tourism board is winning the selfie game by offering a selfie that merges tourist's own selfies with the same scene, expanded, taken with a second camera. Land Rover is demoing a trailer concept system that allows drivers to see what's behind a trailer w...

September 2nd 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's nearly ASUS' turn to take to the stage at this year's IFA conference, and so we invite you to join us here in Berlin, albeit virtually. The company's teased a couple of announcements on the social medias, hinting at a new smartwatch and a PC-on-a-stick, among other things. The press conferenc...

September 2nd 2015 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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You may have already noticed, but Team Engadget is on the ground in Berlin covering IFA, Europe's biggest and busiest consumer tech show. As it happens, we won't be liveblogging Acer's keynote, but that doesn't mean you can't still follow along from home. Click here to watch the livestream, and th...

September 2nd 2015 at 4:30am 0 Comments
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Nothing relies on the power of Disney's brand quite like Disney Infinity. It's the licensed game to end all licensed games, a toys-to-life platformer with all the star power of Spider-Man, Frozen, Tron, Star Wars and a dozen other Disney franchises. It's the game's selling point, but also its grea...

September 1st 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments