Samsung's Galaxy S10 ad airs on TV before its flagship event

Who needs leakers when Samsung is outing its Unpacked lineup itself? Ahead of its flagship event tomorrow, the Korean tech giant has let slip another look at its AirPods-style wireless Galaxy Buds and Galaxy S10. If you thought it couldn’t top its ea…

Source: Engadget – Samsung’s Galaxy S10 ad airs on TV before its flagship event

Huawei founder: 'there's no way the US can crush us'

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei told the BBC that he believes the arrest of his daughter, company CFO Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. Wanzhou was arrested in Canada in December over accusations that the company is involved in “conspiracy to defr…

Source: Engadget – Huawei founder: ‘there’s no way the US can crush us’

Opera for Android gives you an option to quickly turn off ad blocking

Ad blocking on mobile web browsers is relatively commonplace, but it’s also annoying when you want to turn it off to support a favorite site (or, let’s be honest, to get past a “turn off your ad blocker” warning). Opera thinks it can win you over by…

Source: Engadget – Opera for Android gives you an option to quickly turn off ad blocking

John Romero's 'Doom' level pack gets pushed back to April

Late last year, Doom co-creator John Romero announced plans to release a new pack of levels for the game more than 25 years after its debut. Sigil is a “spiritual successor” to the game’s fourth episode containing nine multiplayer levels and nine sin…

Source: Engadget – John Romero’s ‘Doom’ level pack gets pushed back to April

Xiaomi's fake-transparent Mi 9 isn't hiding anything

Remember that transparent Xiaomi Mi 8 phone that doesn’t actually show what’s inside the device? It must have gotten a pretty good reception, because the phonemaker has gone through the trouble of designing a fake-transparent version of the upcoming…

Source: Engadget – Xiaomi’s fake-transparent Mi 9 isn’t hiding anything

What's on TV: 'Desus & Mero,' 'Anthem,' and Academy Awards

While some are playing through a convoluted early access setup, EA’s next big game, Anthem, finally becomes generally available later this week. Just before that, Desus & Mero will return to late night TV with the premiere of their new show on Sh…

Source: Engadget – What’s on TV: ‘Desus & Mero,’ ‘Anthem,’ and Academy Awards

Android Q's revamped gestures might ditch the back button

Android Pie’s gesture controls can feel clunky at times with its mix of newer concepts with legacy holdovers. However, Google might just restore some consistency. XDA has discovered that an early build of Android Q includes a revised navigation sys…

Source: Engadget – Android Q’s revamped gestures might ditch the back button

Scrapped 'Final Fantasy XV' DLC will live on as a novel

Square Enix left Final Fantasy XV fans hanging in the lurch when it scrapped most of the game’s DLC, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be left wondering what happens next. The developer is borrowing a cue from Mass Effect: Andromeda by releasing a novel,…

Source: Engadget – Scrapped ‘Final Fantasy XV’ DLC will live on as a novel

Amazon's new movie strategy includes 30 releases per year

Now that Amazon’s Studios head Jennifer Salke has had some time to settle in, the company is about to shake up its movie strategy — and you’ll definitely notice the difference. Salke told Hollywood Reporter in an interview that Amazon is aiming to…

Source: Engadget – Amazon’s new movie strategy includes 30 releases per year

Amazon's Echo Wall Clock is back on sale after connectivity fix

A few weeks after being pulled because of connectivity issues, Amazon’s Echo Wall Clock is once again available. The clock can once again be purchased for $29.99 from Amazon. A spokesperson for Amazon confirmed the availability of the clock to Engadg…

Source: Engadget – Amazon’s Echo Wall Clock is back on sale after connectivity fix

Audi helps you avoid red lights by suggesting speeds

Audi’s cars already tell you how long a red light will last, but now they’ll help you avoid those red lights in the first place. It’s launching the first implementation of the Green Light Optimization Speed Advisory (GLOSA), a system that provides sp…

Source: Engadget – Audi helps you avoid red lights by suggesting speeds

NYC's hip-hop museum will include iPad graffiti and a VR theater

Hip-hop and rap were not only instrumental in defining modern music, but in defining the technology behind that music. It’s only fitting, then, that a major museum dedicated to the genres will be shaped by tech. New York City has confirmed that the U…

Source: Engadget – NYC’s hip-hop museum will include iPad graffiti and a VR theater

Nissan gives EV batteries a second life powering camping trailers

Once the batteries in electric cars are worn down beyond the point of being useful to the vehicle, something has to be done with them. Nissan has a novel solution that will help extend the life of the battery by repurposing it into a power source for…

Source: Engadget – Nissan gives EV batteries a second life powering camping trailers

Chrome will make it harder to block incognito browsing

A longstanding loophole in Chrome’s Incognito Mode allows websites to recognize when people are browsing the web privately. Recently, sites like The Boston Globe and MIT Technology Review have started using the loophole to block anyone browsing in In…

Source: Engadget – Chrome will make it harder to block incognito browsing

Amazon's 'Costume Quest' animated series hits Prime Video March 8th

Two years after it revealed a show based on the Costume Quest games was coming to Prime Video, Amazon has revealed episodes will start streaming on March 8th. The Costume Quest animated series follows a group of young trick-or-treaters who try to fig…

Source: Engadget – Amazon’s ‘Costume Quest’ animated series hits Prime Video March 8th