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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
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
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Gartner and IDC numbers show PC shipments grew year-over-year in the US in Q2 2016 but declined worldwide   —  It's not all doom and gloom in the PC world... for once.  Both Gartner and IDC estimate that PC shipments actually grew in the US for the first time in over a year …
Jul 12, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Mozilla launches Codemoji, a web-based game that illustrates how ciphers work through emoji   —  Sure, people will tell you that encryption is important to maintaining your online privacy, but how do you wrap your head around the concept?  Mozilla wants to help.
Jun 29, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Periscope go-live broadcast button available to all in Twitter's iOS and Android apps   —  Want to livestream for your Twitter audience?  You don't have to switch apps to get started.  As promised, Twitter's Periscope button is now available to everyone using its Android and iOS apps.
Jun 15, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Disney ends in-house console game production with cancellation of its Infinity series   —  So much for Disney remaining a big player in the video game world.  As part of its second quarter earnings release, the media giant has revealed that it's getting out of the self-published video game business …
May 10, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context

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