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My DNA test confirmed it: I’m not a morning person

There's a coded judgment that people who do well in the mornings hold against those of us who do not. "You're just not a morning person," they say, the words dripping with the implication that our sluggishness in the AM is a result of slovenliness. I...

Esports return to the X Games with 'Apex Legends'

It's been three years since electronic sports were a feature of the X Games, but this year marks its glorious return to the tournament. ESPN has announced that Apex Legends'will be the star of this year's show, with invitational qualifiers taking pla...

The Morning After: Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro battery recall

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Feeling alright after last night's Neon Genesis Evangelion binge? Let's catch up with the news. Google is getting out of the tablet business, and Apple might need to take a look at your 15-inch MacBook Pro. Also...

'Stranger Things' Final Trailer sets the stage for season three

Since premiering in July 2016, Stranger Things has become an award-winning and widely-appreciated Netflix series. Season three is almost ready for release on July 4th -- along with a game for Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC and mobile devices -- and after...

Amazon's sci-fi drama 'Bliss' to star Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson

What if Elon Musk is right and we're living in a simulation? Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson will star in Bliss, a new sci-drama for Amazon Studios that explores this question further. Written and directed by Mike Cahill (Another Earth), the production s...

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels

The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle's starboard legs and six wheels (aka its mobility...

Valve's 'Dota Underlords' open beta launches on Android, iOS and PC

Less than a month after it was announced and just a week after being properly revealed, Dota Underlords is available for play. Valve's take on the popular Dota 2 mod, Dota Auto Chess, is a stategic battle game where players try to dominate the city o...

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions

Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to...

'Mobile Suit Gundam' celebrates its 40th Anniversary with... Fila?

While we're just hours away from Neon Genesis Evangelion making its Netflix debut, a different flashback from the 90s is teaming up with an even older representative from the mecha anime genre. For the 40th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam, it's tea...

Amazon upgrades the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision

At an intimate press event in the Dolby SoHo space today, Amazon announced the Fire TV Edition with Dolby Vision. This is basically an upgraded Fire TV Edition with the display tech built in, and it's made by Toshiba. A 55-inch model is available sta...

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Google has made its last tablet

If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put all its resources behind laptops in the future. In a s...

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read

Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...

'Friday the 13th' is coming to Nintendo Switch... on a Tuesday

You'll soon be able to don Jason Voorhees' iconic hockey mask and try to wipe out a group of campers (or flee from the masked menace) on Switch, as there's at last a release date for Friday the 13th: The Game on Nintendo's console. It emerged back in...

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls

The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls A...

The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI

There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke with Carnegie Mellon University associate research professor and the director of the Resilient Intelligent Syst...

Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex

Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider. You can say "A...

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