The Huawei Mate 9 stands out with long battery life and a little AI
You won’t notice the performance-enhancing machine-learning algorithm at work -- and that’s a good thing.
Samsung will disable remaining US Note 7s with software update
If you haven't returned it yet, the company will soon force you to via software update on December 19th.
Obama opens investigation into cyber attacks on US election
Cyber crime may have crossed a new threshold in 2016, homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco reportedly said.
'Super Mario Run' won't work offline due to piracy concerns
You'll need a constant internet connection to play Nintendo's big mobile release
Goodbye (and maybe good riddance) to Pebble
Engadget editors have strong feelings about the pioneering smartwatch maker.
Audi's new traffic-light countdown is the first step to smarter cities
Knowing how long you’re stuck at a light will eventually lead to a better commute.
The Engadget Podcast Ep 17: Mansion on the Hill
The (probable) death of Pebble, having sex with a game controller and how tech can cost jobs.
ICYMI: Birds the magical flying machines
Stanford is pinpointing how birds truly fly.
Chrome will provide clearer warnings for insecure retail sites
Web Bluetooth and "sticky" CSS are also coming to the browser.
Brood with Hollywood's finest in VR film noir
Heartbreak, murder, and shady deals galore.
'Elite: Dangerous' finally beams onto PS4 in Q2 2017
No sign yet of Playstation VR support, though.
The Morning After: Friday December 9, 2016
He's a maniac!
Google Search experiment asks users to rate movies and TV shows
But it's only accessible on desktop.
Apple CarPlay is now in 200 cars, including 2017 models
Some older models are getting CarPlay support, as well.
Spotify isn't acquiring SoundCloud after all
According to a TechCrunch source, Spotify declined to avoid negatively impacting its IPO preparation.
First feathered dinosaur tail found encased in amber
EU is suing member states over Volkswagen diesel scandal
Dieselgate is far from over.
Twitter accidentally killed @ names in replies on iOS today
They're back, and the company is 'listening' to feedback.
TSMC plans a new factory to pump out tomorrow's 3 nm chips
The $16 billion facility may start production as early as 2022.
Engadget’s Holiday Gift Guide
UK vinyl sales made more money than music downloads last week
Streaming is king but vinyl won't go away.
The 'Death Stranding' trailer music is headed to vinyl
The hype for Kojima's next game is already out of control.
Don't get the vinyl 'Gremlins' soundtrack re-issue wet
Or expose it to sunlight...
The House Science Committee is retweeting bad science
US lead on AI will shrink without more funding and education
The Internet Archive doesn't feel safe in Trump's America
The US tech industry will suffer if Trump tightens immigration laws
Trump's new tech adviser wants to gut the FCC
Trump subs in a YouTube address for a press conference
Surface Book review (2016): The laptop to beat doesn't come cheap
That battery life, though.
Moto Z Play review: Buy it for the battery life
The endurance here is more than enough to make up for middle-of-the-road performance.
Microsoft's Surface Studio proves desktops can still be cool
But it's also a reminder of why they're not for everyone.