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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
SpaceX launches are seldom boring , but its next mission will be notable precisely for what isn't happening.  Elon Musk's outfit is poised to launch the Inmarsat-5 F4 broadband satellite on May 15th at 7:20PM ET, and the payload is both so heavy (13,448lbs) and going into such a high orbit …
May 15, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Uber introduces Saved Places so users can bookmark frequent destinations, available now to US riders on Android and iOS   —  Unless you're traveling home, it can be a pain to pick out a favorite destination in Uber's app.  It's often easier to dig through your history than to punch in the address …
May 10, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
PietSmietTV, a startup that streams gameplay videos 24 hours a day via Twitch and YouTube, ordered to apply for broadcast TV license by German regulators   —  You might want to think twice about running a non-stop livestream just because you can — at least in Germany, regulators will want to have a word with you.
Mar 27, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Lenovo launches Tab 4, Tab 4 Plus series of Android tablets in 8- and 10-inch editions, starting at $109 and $199, and a $199 10-inch Miix 320 Windows 2-in-1   —  If it wasn't already clear that Lenovo is trying to cover every conceivable tablet niche, it is now.
Feb 27, 2017, 4:35 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon X20 LTE modem promises 1.2Gbps download speeds on mobile; products using it not expected until first half of 2018   —  Just because true 5G wireless is edging closer doesn't mean that 4G's peak speeds can't improve in the meantime.  Qualcomm has unveiled a new LTE modem …
Feb 21, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Microsoft rolling out Creators Update features to Xbox Insiders, including a revamped interface, Cortana tweaks, and greater accessibility   —  You don't have to wait long to try some of the big Xbox One upgrades that Microsoft has been promising lately.  The company is trotting …
Jan 25, 2017, 5:50 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Samsung launches Gear S and Gear Fit apps on iOS, allowing Gear S3, Gear S2, and Gear Fit 2 wearables to work with iPhones   —  Did you sigh wistfully at Samsung's Gear S3, knowing you couldn't use it because you have an iPhone?  Relax.  Samsung has launched new Gear S and Gear Fit apps …
Jan 7, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
New York City debuts ParkNYC system in midtown Manhattan that lets drivers pay for parking via smartphone app, with plans for a citywide rollout by summer 2017   —  New York City is making good on its promise to have smarter parking meters before 2016 is over.
Dec 20, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Bluetooth SIG adopts Bluetooth 5 spec with 2x speed, 4x range, and 8x broadcast message capacity, arriving in devices within 2-6 months   —  Bluetooth is about to become a lot less hassle-prone.  The wireless standard's Special Interest Group has officially adopted the Bluetooth 5 spec …
Dec 7, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Twitch brings video calls with up to five players to its game communication app, Curse, initially for Mac, Windows, and Chrome, but mobile support is on the way   —  Twitch wants to move beyond live streaming to cover your game communications, and to that end it bought Curse back in August.
Dec 6, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context

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