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Study proves that we can control each other's brains over the internet - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
A group of University of Washington researchers showed a year ago that brain-to-brain interfacing is possible in real life. Now, they're back after conducting a more thorough experiment, proving that their initial success wasn't a fluke. This time,...
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Aereo tells Boston employees it's shutting down November 12th - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Rule changes that could give internet TV services a boost may not come in time for Aereo, which sent a letter to employees of its Boston development office (posted by BetaBoston) saying it will shut down business operations as of November 12th. Aereo...
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NES makeover proves that punk is dead - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Are the anti-authority stylings of Sunset Overdrive a little too hi-fi for your gaming tastes? Well friends, maybe the 8-bit aesthetic of Punktendo might be more up your alley. As the name implies, it's classic NES games by way of NOFX and more. If...
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Zepp's tennis and golf swing sensor arrives in UK stores for £130 - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Zepp's 3D motion sensor has been analysing tennis swings and improving golf games in the US for the past year, and now it's arrived in the UK to tell us how bad we are at sports. The small Bluetooth-equipped sensor clings to the bottom of your tennis...
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The $299 LG G Watch R makes its way to Google Play - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
If you're after a Android Wear device that looks more like a traditional timepiece, Google put LG's wearable in its online store. The G Watch R was already tipped for the shelves of AT&T, but it made its way to Google Play today, ready to be snatched...
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Scribd adds 30,000 audiobooks to its subscription service - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Scribd's e-book subscription service seems to be making some inroads on Amazon's turf, and now the company is looking to take a swipe at Audible's lunch. From today, subscribers will be able to access a library of 30,000 audiobook titles that include...
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Police cars that make sure cops don't break the law are coming in 2015 - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
According to at least one study, observing police officers on the job leads to a massive decrease in citizens making brutality complaints. Now that same philosophy is being taken with how officers drive their cars while on the job. Ford, makers of...
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Google's Nexus 6 finally gets priced in the UK: £499 for 32GB, £549 for 64GB - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
It's been almost a month since Google officially unveiled the Nexus 6, but UK fans have been left in the dark over a price and a release date. Today, we can tick one of those off the list. In preparation for its local launch, the search giant has...
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German news publishers want Google to rip their content after all - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
At some point, we've all said no to an offer of help before realizing that some help would actually be rather useful. It's a situation that German news publisher Axel Springer has found itself in after spending months lobbying Google to stop indexing...
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Runtastic's Sleep Better app aims for a good night's rest - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Runtastic, best known for its fitness apps and hardware, just unveiled its first sleep-tracking app: Sleep Better. The app, which is available for both iPhone and Android, offers most of the features you'd expect. You can track the overall quality of...
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Engadget Expand starts tomorrow: Prepare yourselves, people! - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Yes, we know...we have repeatedly bombarded you with info about Expand. To recap, it's our FREE event showcasing the future of technology happening tomorrow and Saturday in New York City. Whether you join us in person at the Javits Center,...
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FBI shuts down black market website Silk Road, arrests its owner (again) - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Just over a year after the feds shut down the original Silk Road, an online marketplace that offered anonymous drug and gun sales, they've apparently done the same to its successor. The FBI shut down Silk Road 2.0 and arrested its alleged founder,...
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Amazon's Echo voice-controlled speaker delivers music, news and more - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Last week it was a new streaming stick, and this week it's a speaker. Today, Amazon announced the Echo: a $199 speaker that caters to your Prime music, news and weather needs at the sound of your voice. Similar to "OK Google" command, a "wake word"...
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Five questions about the future of drones with 3D Robotics' Colin Guinn - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Everyone, it seems, is talking about drones these days. Whether it's for industry, research or performance art, the skies have never been busier. Thanks, in no small part, to the ever-increasing number of consumer-friendly, ready-to-fly quadcopters....
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Vent your literary frustration with this punching-bag keyboard - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Sometimes, writing can be hard and when your words don't perfectly express the complex emotions that your soul is feeling, you can feel a little frustrated. In fact, if that problem continued to rage on, it might compel you to spin out some Krav...
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Facebook taking three-pronged approach to fighting Ebola in West Africa - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Facebook is extending its philanthropic arm, joining the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa on three fronts. First and foremost: money. Facebook users will see a donation bug pop up in their news feed in the coming days offering options...
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Lenovo is the new king of the PC and tablet hill - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Did you know that Lenovo had planned to become the world's biggest PC and tablet maker by the end of 2016? It turns out that the company's achievement was even greater than its ambition, since the milestone has been reached six financial quarters...
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How 3D printing brings 'Skylanders' to life - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Toys for Bob's Skylanders franchise isn't the only "toys to life" game in town anymore and Paul Reiche, co-founder and studio head, is well aware of the deep-pocketed competition. "We recognize that we've got Disney with Infinity and Nintendo with...
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Five questions for the athletes making wearables you won't take off - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
MC10's most notable projects -- the Checklight head-impact tracker that protects athletes from the effects of dangerous collisions and a Biostamp "seamless sensing sticker" -- are already at the forefront of sports and medicine technology. Isaiah...
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Netflix will make 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' TV show - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
It's been 10 years since Lemony Snickets' A Series of Unfortunate Events was made into a movie, and you've probably accepted by now that there won't be a second one. We're not about to tell you that there will be (that's the sad truth), but you will...
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BT, HTC and EE develop tech that can pinpoint 999 calls to within metres - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Every second counts for the emergency services. So to speed up response times, a new system developed by BT, HTC and EE can now pinpoint the location of a distress call to within just 30 metres or less (down from several kilometres). As soon as you...
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Sensor helps you watch your diet by tracking your chewing - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Tired of having to catalog every meal in your favorite fitness app just to get a sense of whether or not you're burning enough energy? You might get some relief in the near future. The University of Alabama has built an ear-worn sensor that estimates...
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South Park skewers 'freemium' games - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
If your business model is conning kids into spending their parents' hard-earned app-store cash on in-app purchased "rewards," it's fair to say you deserve to be ripped. South Park did the honors with its "Freemium isn't Free' episode involving a...
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Microsoft makes Office for iPad free to use, starts testing Android tablet version - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Considering how popular Office has been on the desktop, you'd assume it'd be the go-to productivity suite on mobile too. In fact, though, the company has made a few missteps: The iPhone app is watered down, and as nice as the iPad version is, you...
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The new Office for iPhone is everything it should have been on day one - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
I remember when Microsoft first came out with Office for iPhone. It was actually kind of exciting. Here was this thing that for years had only existed in the form of rumors and leaked documents. And there it was, at last: the killer iPhone app, ready...
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OnePlus reveals how many phones it's sold - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Ever since OnePlus first unveiled the One, Android fans have been clamoring for the limited invites needed to buy their own. It's been an infuriating wait for many, but it seems the company is slowly starting to meet demand. Co-founder Carl Pei told...
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John Lewis brings Monty the penguin to life with help from Microsoft and Google - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Every year, high street retailer John Lewis taps into the hearts of millions of Brits with a new Christmas ad. This year is no different, after it unveiled a new £7 million marketing campaign, Monty's Christmas, which centres on a little boy called...
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Google is bringing Chromecast to Mexico for 699 pesos - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
We've been enjoying Google's HDMI dongle for awhile here in the US, and now the Chromecast is making its way south. That's right: Mountain View's streaming stick will soon be available in Mexico for 699 pesos (around $50) at Best Buy, Liverpool and...
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Chrome extension encrypts your emails, tweets and status updates - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
A new breed of relatively easy-to-use encryption and security services like Silent Circle have started popping up ever since Snowden made his revelations last year. One of the newest additions to that growing list is a Chrome browser extension called...
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Draftback finds the hidden history of your Google doc epics - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
A good story is a very special incarnation of magic, and if there's one thing more interesting than seeing how it unfolds, it's seeing how it was put together. Thankfully, a terribly neat new tool called Draftback -- created by New York-based...
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