Earlier this month, we did manage to get hold on some images that leaked out, touting that those images held what could very well be the first close look at the upcoming Superman – or rather, the Nokia Lumia 730. Sony might have their own selfie phone, the Xperia C3, and Nokia does not look as though they would want to miss out on all of the fun, either. After all, the Lumia 730 is said to arrive with a high-quality 5MP front-facing camera.
IFA 2014 is just around the corner and so far it seems that a lot of the focus at IFA this year would be on wearables and smartphones so here’s a list of the devices that we can expect to hear more about or see at IFA, but either way be sure to check back with us during the week for some possible hands-on reviews! Samsung Galaxy Note 4: This is pretty much a given considering that Samsung has announced their new Note handset every year at IFA 2014
embedded contentWhen it comes to a game like Grand Theft Auto (GTA) 4, there has been mods released for it in the past. We have seen a GTA 4 Flappy Bird mod that is totally whacked out, and here we are with a really well done Watch Dogs mod for the very same title, and the verdict so far from those who have tried it out? Simply superb
Samsung officially takes the cake when it comes to launching smartwatches: It just announced the Samsung Gear S, its billionth smartwatch device launching this year. The Gear S has a few hallmarks that set it apart from the crowd, however, including a curved Super AMOLED display, which has a 2-inch diagonal measurement and 360×480 resolution, and a built-in 3G modem, which can let the… Read More
Ybrain, a Korean startup that makes wearables for Alzheimer’s patients, announced today that it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Stonebridge Capital, bringing its total raised so far to $4.2 million. Co-founder Seungyeon Kim told TechCrunch that the money will be used for clinical trials and the manufacturing of its wearable devices
There’s rarely a modern game franchise that manages to catch and keep my attention, but Sucker Punch’s PlayStation-exclusive Infamous is among those. The tale of ordinary humans getting and coming to grips with super powers in an open-world environment is always captivating, and that’s true even with the new Infamous: First Light expansion DLC for PlayStation 4, which takes… Read More
Apple should have a very busy schedule for its (yet-to-be-confirmed) event on September 9: Re/code is now reporting that it will show off its wearable device on that day alongside new iPhone hardware. The report from John Paczkowski says that Apple’s wearable will incorporate HealthKit, the upcoming software found in iOS 8 that adds fitness and health tracking features to its mobile… Read More
Several of us here at Engadget HQ employ If This Then That’s (IFTTT) recipe-based automation chops to keep app-driven tasks in order. The software outfit has been keen on adding new functionality often, with channels opening up recently for Nike+,…
While you’re gearing up for the weekend, why not peruse a collection of photos snapped from high above Earth’s surface. Thanks to Dave MacLean’s interactive map, you can do just that with over 650 images taken by astronauts aboard the International…
Jonesing for a taste of the HTC One M8 lifestyle but don’t have the cash to make it happen? Never fear — Sprint has just started offering the fantastic-in-plastic HTC One E8 to customers who want M8 horsepower without the matching price tag. No,…
Today, we take a look at Google’s “Project Wing” delivery drone, go crazy with emoticons, learn about Nintendo’s new 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds and more. Read on for Engadget’s news highlights from the last 24 hours. …
Asia and the UK got a minor (very) update to Olympus’ Pen E-PL series a year ago (the Pen Lite series), but in the US and Australia it’s been two years since the E-PL5 launched. That camera’s replacement, the E-PL7, may look similar to its predecessor, but Olympus made a lot of significant changes, mostly that incorporate newer technology that’s since debuted in its OM-D line of interchangeable-lens cameras. Olympus Pen E-PL7 focuses on the selfie crowd (pictures) See full gallery 1 – 4 of 7 Next Prev Note that the kits will likely be different in the US than elsewhere: the US gets the old 14-42mm collapsible lens (28-84mm equivalent), while everyone else gets the newer 14-42mm power zoom lens, for a more compact overall camera.
The original 2013 Nvidia Shield was a weird, hybrid handheld game system: a game controller with a 5-inch screen bonded to it. It played Android games using its Tegra 4 processor, or it could stream PC games from Nvidia graphics-equipped PCs, either locally or long-distance.
Dell’s Alienware gaming brand is reviving one of its classic desktop lines, with the new Area 51. While it shares a name with the big, boxy, desktop gaming systems of old, this version has an entirely new look and feel, and includes a just-announced high-end processor and chipset from Intel.The system is built around Intel’s new Haswell-E CPU, a late entry to the Haswell generation of CPUs designed to give that fourth-gen Core i-series technology a final boost for enthusiast PC gamers. Intel’s Broadwell generation of Core i CPUs won’t be around until next year, and the new Core M family is aimed squarely at tablets, hybrids, and ultrabooks, so for now, this is likely to be the marquee processor for gaming desktops