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Timothy J. Seppala / Engadget:
Report: Facebook Messenger “Instant Games” development kit could launch later this month; Facebook is already shopping it to third-party developers   —  Facebook's gaming aspirations are deeper than its Gameroom app and quick rounds of basketball, soccer (football to the rest of the world) and chess in Messenger.
Nov 4, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Huawei debuts Fit, a $130 basic fitness tracker with a continuous heart-rate monitor and a six-day battery life; initial use suggests it is overpriced   —  It's almost gift-giving season, and companies are scrambling to release products that will fill your loved ones' stockings later this year.
Nov 3, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Updated DMCA exemptions provide legal cover to Americans who reverse engineer products or repair their own electronics, but are limited to a two-year trial run   —  Researchers can now probe connected devices, computers and cars for security vulnerabilities without risking a lawsuit.
Nov 1, 2016, 11:00 PMIn context
Jessica Conditt / Engadget:
Apple phases out $899 11-inch MacBook Air, only the $999 13-inch model remains in the Apple store   —  Apple hasn't updated the MacBook Air since 2015 and it's not going to any time soon.  Instead, the company today phased out the $900, 11-inch MacBook Air.
Oct 27, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Matt Brian / Engadget:
Microsoft is bringing Minecraft to the Apple TV “by the end of the year”   —  Today's Apple event might be about new Macs, but the folks at Cupertino are taking time to detail updates for its other products too.  First up: Apple TV.  On stage, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed …
Oct 27, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
Amazon brings Alexa to Fire tablets, activated by holding down the Home button, not by voice   —  With the Echo and Echo Dot, Amazon proved that its Alexa assistant — and voice commands in general — could actually be pretty helpful.  But how will it fair on a device that isn't listening to you all the time?
Oct 26, 2016, 9:35 AMIn context
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
Google announces Jamboard, a 55" stylus-enabled 4K touchscreen device with built-in HD camera, debuting in first half of 2017 for under $6K for G Suite users   —  It's hard to recall today, but being able to edit a document at the same time as others was a transformative feature for Google's suite of online office apps.
Oct 25, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon Japan announces 32GB manga model of Kindle Paperwhite, priced at $118 for Prime subscribers, $157 for others, pre-orders open now   —  Amazon Japan has an unusual challenge with the Kindle: it not only has to cater to your typical bookworm, but to a local fondness for image-heavy (and thus storage-intensive) manga books.
Oct 19, 2016, 11:00 AMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
Samsung announces Exynos 7 Dual 7270, a 14nm SoC with integrated LTE modem for wearables   —  Samsung's mobile division is in crisis mode right now, so of course the company is happy to talk about one division that is doing well: chips.  It just unveiled the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 …
Oct 17, 2016, 7:50 AMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
BitTorrent says its streaming service BitTorrent Now isn't shutting down, only one co-CEO, Robert Delamar, left the company   —  Last week, Variety published a report detailing some internal turmoil at BitTorrent: the company's CEOs had both reportedly been fired, the recently-launched BitTorrent …
Oct 15, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context

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