Someone bought the new Chromecast and told Reddit all about it

By android, Chromecast, chromecast with google tv, dongle, engadget, gear, google, Google: TV, hardware, interface, leak, News, packaging, pixel, pixel event, video

Google’s annual Pixel event is five days away, and the leaks just keep coming. A couple weeks ago, Android Police spotted a listing for a “Chromecast with Google TV” through Target. Now, Redditor u/fuzztub07 has shared photos of that dongle, a…

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HP’s fall gaming lineup includes a new lag-free wireless headset

By engadget, gaming, gaming accessories, gear, hardware, hp, News, omen, tkl, Wireless, wireless headset, wireless keyboard, wireless mouse

HP’s fall gaming lineup is built on wireless accessories, including a new lag-free wireless headset, fast-charging wireless mouse and wireless keyboard. All of the gear is made with HP’s Warp Wireless Technology, which offers a fast, lag-free …

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The Xbox Series S and X will be available on monthly payment plans

By console, engadget, financing, game pass ultimate, gear, hardware, Microsoft, monthly, News, next-gen, subscription, xbox, xbox series s, Xbox Series X

This morning, Microsoft announced that the Xbox Series X will officially arrive November 10th, with pre-orders beginning September 22nd. If you’re not ready to shell out $499 for new gaming hardware, you may be happy to learn that Microsoft wi…

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DJI’s next smartphone gimbal might have a magnetic quick mount system

By attachment, camera, Dji, engadget, gear, gimbal, hardware, leak, locking, magnetic, mechanism, mount, News, om 4, osmo, osmo mobile 4, photography, smartphone, video

It looks like DJI is preparing to launch a new smartphone gimbal. A leak shared by WinFuture shows a short video of a redesigned gimbal, which may be named Osmo Mobile 4, or OM 4. As The Verge points out, the standout feature of the new device…

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Razer made a dull keyboard and mouse for working from home

By Accessories, engadget, gear, hardware, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, mousepad, News, peripherals, pro click, pro click mouse, pro type, pro type keyboard, razer

Razer has taken a small step sideways with its latest peripherals. The company’s perhaps best known for its gaming accessories. This time around, it has built a keyboard and mouse intended for office work (or, you know, working from home, as m…

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Tile files EU complaint against Apple’s alleged anticompetitive behavior

By antitrust, app, apple, competition, engadget, eu, Europe, European Commission, findmy, gear, hardware, News, permissions, tile, tracker

Companies like Tile, Sonos and Popsockets have been speaking out against Apple and other big tech companies. They claim those larger corporations are deliberately hurting the competition, and earlier this year they testified before the House A…

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Netflix is dropping support for older Samsung smart TVs in December

By av, engadget, entertainment, gadgetry, Gadgets, gear, hardware, netflix, roku, Samsung, set-top box, Smart TV, smart TVs, streaming devices, support, vizio

If you have an older Samsung or Vizio smart TV, you may have noticed a message from Netflix pop up on your screen. This week, Netflix began notifying customers that it will no longer support Samsung smart TVs, circa 2010 and 2011, or Vizio sma…

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Google pledges to ‘maximize’ recycled material in own products

By Business, carbon emissions, carbon neutral, engadget, gadgetry, Gadgets, gear, google, google home, Google Home Mini, green, hardware, made by google, nest, pixel, plastic, plastic bottles, recycled, recycled materials, shipping, sustainability, sustainable

Google has been making consumer hardware under its “Made by Google” brand — like its Pixel phones and Google Home Minis — for three years, and dabbled in other hardware for a few years before that. Now, it’s ready to make its products more sustaina…

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Atari shows off joystick and controller for its retro VCS console

By atari, atari vcs, classic joystick, console, controller, design, device, engadget, ergonomic, fire button, gadgetry, Gadgets, gaming, gear, hardware, joystick, modern controller, paddle controller, personal computing, personalcomputing, rumble, Wireless

When the Atari VCS team decided to remake the retro console, it knew the controllers would be just as important as the box itself. After all, there’s no gaming accessory quite as iconic as the Atari CX40 joystick. Earlier this spring, we got a glimps…

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Spotify’s first hardware is a voice-controlled device for your car

By av, Business, car thing, connected, device, engadget, entertainment, gadgetry, Gadgets, gear, hardware, home thing, Playlists, Podcast, spotify, Transportation, voice assistant, voice control, voice thing

Spotify will begin testing its first hardware device today. Dubbed “Car Thing,” it’s a voice-controlled music and podcast assistant that reportedly plugs into a car’s 12-volt outlet and connects to both the car and the user’s phone via Bluetooth. The…

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Super Micro will move chip production out of China to avoid spying claims

By apple, bloomberg, Business, China, chips, engadget, espionage, gear, hardware, personal computing, personalcomputing, Security, server, spy, super micro

Server maker Super Micro is moving production out of China in a bid to allay US customer’s concerns about spying, even though independent tests have shown no evidence of cyber espionage. The company has also announced its plans to expand its own in-h…

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Microsoft’s Surface event by the numbers

By engadget, gadgetry, Gadgets, gear, hardware, Microsoft, Software, surface2018, surfaceallaccess, surfaceheadphones, surfacelaptop2, surfacepro6, surfacestudio2, windows10

Microsoft had a slew of new Surfaces to show off during Tuesday’s press event held in New York. The company debuted its quad-core Surface Pro 6 and a significantly speedier Surface Laptop 2, not to mention a pair of Cortana-connected Surface Headphon…

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