Category: Tech

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,...

HTC brings the One M9’s software tricks to its older devices

By Chris Velazc Chances are you haven’t even gotten your HTC One M9 yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a feel for its new bits. HTC just updated...

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

By Jon Fingas Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more than spill on to the floor? Don’t be too quick to toss...

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi review

By Dan Seifert Take a look at the side profile of your laptop. Chances are, it’s anywhere from a half an inch to an inch thick, replete with a handful of USB...