Archives post

Man Rescued After Spending 66 Days Adrift in the Atlantic Ocean

By David Stout After spending more than two months missing on the open sea, a man was rescued from his disabled sailboat on Thursday afternoon, 200 miles off the North...

Something for iPhone finds good reads from your Twitter friends — swipe left on what you like

By Owen Williams Something, a tiny new app for iOS, taps into your Twitter friends to show you good reading you might like and learns from your preferences over time....

Intel’s made a tinier, longer-range depth camera for phones

By Richard Lai Intel’s been a huge backer of gesture control plus 3D scanning, and so far it’s managed to integrate its RealSense technology into select...

Uber’s breathalyzer kiosk gets you a ride home if you’re drunk

By Jon Fingas Uber sees its ridesharing service as an ideal way to get you home safely when you’re drunk, and it’s trying out some relatively unique...

Engadget’s new buyer’s guide picks: the MacBook Pro, Moto E and more!

By Dana Wollman It’s been one busy month for reviews: Engadget has published seven in the past four weeks alone. That means we’ve got quite a few additions...

Facebook launches Messenger for the Web with a standalone browser version

By Natt Garun Facebook is putting that Messenger.com domain to good use: The social network just launched a Messenger client on the Web that separates it from the...

Which watch? The Watch watch

By Leah Christians The Apple Watch is a watch. The Watch is a watch. Watch. At this point of my day, as copyeditor of The Verge, I’ve read the word “watch”...

YouTube will soon let you pay to remove ads, but content creators can’t opt-out

By Owen Williams YouTube is launching a paid service later this year for users of the site who don’t want to see advertising. It’s good news for those that hate ads,...

Surveillance By Drone Could Help Stop Illegal Poaching

Every year, poaching claims the lives of roughly 40,000 elephants and 1,200 rhinos, and that number is expected to increase as demand for ivory continues to grow. But in...

Intel’s CEO Unleashes Gesture-Controlled Spiderbots

By Dan Moren Intel CEO Brian Krzanich demonstrated his control over spiderbots at the company’s developer forum in Shenzhen, China. Original Article: Intel’s...