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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Yandex debuts first self-driving car prototype, which is currently limited to closed-circuit driving, with public tests expected in 2018   —  When Russia's Yandex revealed that it, too, was working on self-driving cars, it was hard not to be a bit skeptical.
May 31, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Sony announces its 13.3" E Ink tablet, with 1,650x2,200 resolution and NFC unlocking, available in the US in June for $700   —  Did you see Sony's second-generation Digital Paper and realize you found your dream e-reader?  If so, you'll get to do something about it very soon.
May 30, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context
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

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