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'Killer Queen Black' drops on Switch and PC October 11th

Nintendo announced a console and PC version of the competitive five-on-five arcade game Killer Queen at E3 2018, and Liquid Bit and BumbleBear have revealed when you can try to ride a snail to victory from the comfort of your couch. Killer Queen Blac...

‘Gwent: The Witcher Card Game’ comes out on iOS on October 29th

After it was first announced in March, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is finally making its way to iOS later this month. Starting on October 29th, both iPhone and iPad owners will be able to play the free-to-play collectible card game by Witcher 3: The...

Microsoft is considering foldable devices with liquid-filled hinges

Microsoft's dreams of dual-screen devices aren't disappearing any time soon. A recent patent filing from the company details a clamshell device concept whose hinge is filled with a liquid or gas to reduce strain on a foldable display and prevent debr...

Analogue’s DAC lets gamers play their throwback consoles on CRT TVs

When you hear the term "DAC," you probably think of the gadgets that audiophiles use to convert digital audio data to headphone-compatible signals. Analogue's DAC, though, converts digital video data to analog signals, allowing gamers to play retro H...

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health

Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the...

YouTube stops counting ad views in its top music charts

YouTube is boosting the integrity of its music charts. The video giant will no longer count ad views toward rankings on the YouTube Music Charts, instead relying solely on "organic" views like direct links, embeds, searches and the Trending section....

Five Nights At Freddy's will soon terrify you in augmented reality

The Five Nights At Freddy's franchise shows few signs of slowing down after a virtual reality spinoff arrived earlier this year. Next up is an augmented reality mobile game in which, based on the teaser, it seems the series' creepy-as-hell animatroni...

Consensual phishing: How to crack your half-forgotten crypto password

Phil Dougherty has a side hustle as a friendly hacker. By day, he's a software developer at the University of Wisconsin, building free educational games and conducting research on the ways people play them. Meanwhile, back at home, Dougherty is the s...

Another AR headset startup closes its doors

Augmented reality filters are popping up everywhere -- from the NFL's partnership with Snapchat to YouTube's beauty filters for creators. But AR headsets seem to be struggling. Today, TechCrunch reports that another well-funded AR headset startup is...

Adobe Premiere Pro can automatically reframe your videos

Reframing video footage to fit a different aspect ratio is a painful process. Simply changing your project's settings from a widescreen aspect ratio to a square one won't cut it; you'll also have to shift the footage around to keep all the action in...

The best portable hard drive

By Justin Krajeski This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to portable hard drives....

US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe

The federal government is ramping up its antitrust investigation into big tech. On Friday, lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet to share sensitive documents, including confident...

Toyota makes CarPlay and Alexa standard in the 2020 Prius

Toyota has revealed Apple CarPlay will come as standard in all of its 2020 Prius models, along with Alexa and its Safety Connect system. Back in May, Toyota said the plug-in Prius Prime would include CarPlay and Alexa in the 2020 model, but it's expa...

Kickstarter accused of union-busting after firing two employees

Kickstarter has fired two employees who headed a unionization effort within the company, according to Slate. The crowdsourcing company fired Taylor Moore (its head of comedy and podcasts) on Thursday, a week after firing Clarissa Redwine (one of its...

Facebook suspended Israeli PM's campaign chatbot for hate speech

Facebook has suspended a chatbot linked to the official account of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it posted a message that said Israel's Arab politicians "want to destroy us all." It appears that the chatbot -- operated under the na...

LG's new 4K UHD CineBeam projector is way more affordable

LG has debuted a new 4K UHD CineBeam projector along with its short-throw model at CEDIA 2019. It's not capable of delivering crisp images at just 7.2 inches away from the wall like its short throw pal, but it also doesn't cost $6,000. (That is, howe...

'Fortnite' star Tfue announces break from streaming: 'I feel trapped'

It's been a tumultuous year for Twitch star Turner "Tfue" Tenney, and it's culminated in a surprise announcement that he intends to take a break from streaming. In a series of short statements on Twitter, he said that he feels "trapped" and unhappy,...

MIT scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever

Good news for goths -- black somehow just got even blacker. MIT engineers have cooked up a material that's 10 times blacker than anything else previously reported. Capturing more than 99.995 percent of any incoming light, the material is made of vert...

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