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Google Maps adds an enormous arrow for the directionally challenged. Turn it on now

Sunday  07:10,   18 august 2019
cnet

The new walking navigation feature helps keep things simple,... >>>

Drako's GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster

Sunday  05:35,   18 august 2019
engadget

The new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveiled the GTE, an electric sedan that's built to take on... >>>

Harvard-Designed Robotic Shorts Could Help People with Disabilities, Soldiers

Sunday  02:10,   18 august 2019
newsweek

The project from Harvard University's Biodesign Lab is the latest advance in wearable robotics and the visual effect is a sort of high-tech lederhosen. How does it work? According to Science, "two electrical motors connected to cables via pulleys... >>>

IKEA creates a business unit devoted to smart home tech

Sunday  00:30,   18 august 2019
engadget

It's clear by now that IKEA is serious about smart home tech between its Sonos-powered speakers and connected lights, but the home furniture giant wants to formalize that commitment. It just established a full-fledged Home Smart business unit that,... >>>

US will reportedly give Huawei another temporary reprieve

Saturday  23:35,   17 august 2019
engadget

Huawei hasn't had any luck reversing the US trade ban despite promises of removing some restrictions. It might be a long while before the company is forced to cut all its ties, however. Reuterssources have claimed the Commerce Department is expected >>>

Google Pixel 4 rumors: 'Face ID' and gesture controls: Leaks, design, specs, price and more

Saturday  21:35,   17 august 2019
cnet

Google's next flagship is definitely on its way. Keep tabs on the other rumors about the Pixel 4 and 4... >>>

NASA and SpaceX practice Crew Dragon evacuation procedure with astronaut recovery vessel

Saturday  21:35,   17 august 2019
techcrunch

NASA and SpaceX continue their joint preparations for the eventually astronaut crew missions that SpaceX will fly for the agency, with a test of the emergency evacuation procedure for SpaceX's GO Searcher seaborne ship. The ship is intended to be... >>>

The next Apple Watch may come in titanium and ceramic models

Saturday  20:40,   17 august 2019
engadget

Apple Watch Series 4 appeared to mark the death of the Edition line, but those luxurious models might be ready to come roaring back. iHelp BR said it has discovered animations in the watchOS 6 beta that reference not just the previously rumored... >>>

Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit

Saturday  19:50,   17 august 2019
techcrunch

Ikea's smart home investments to date have been smart but scattered – now the Swedish home goods brand says it's going to amp up its smart home bets with a brand new dedicated business unit. The company's smart home endeavors began in 2012, and... >>>

Best Amazon deals: 5 amazing products you can get this weekend

Saturday  18:41,   17 august 2019
usatoday

Use your extra free time to snag great prices on robot vacuums, cold brew coffee makers, Apple iPads, and... >>>

The Audiophiliac is on hiatus

Saturday  17:36,   17 august 2019
cnet

Steve Guttenberg’s long-running Audiophiliac column is taking a... >>>

Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models

Saturday  17:35,   17 august 2019
techcrunch

Apple's next Apple Watch revision could include new materials for the case, including titanium and ceramic. That's according to new assets pulled form the latest watchOS beta release, as uncovered by Brazilian site iHelp.br (via 9to5Mac). The new... >>>

Ask Engadget: I'm a student trying to find my first job or internship

Saturday  17:35,   17 august 2019
engadget

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In... >>>

Democrats torch Trump failures on rural digital divide

Saturday  16:25,   17 august 2019
politico

Several presidential hopefuls are pledging tens of billions of dollars for high-speed internet access in rural America, seeking to seize on discontent among parts of Donald Trump's... >>>

9 great reads from CNET this week

Saturday  15:41,   17 august 2019
cnet

From curbing nuclear proliferation to battling bedbug infestations, we bring you our biggest and best... >>>