Gadgets, Game & Mobile News

Microsoft’s phone-to-Windows app is available for Android

Engadget - 1 hour 1 min ago
If you've been waiting to be able to access your Android phone's files and notifications on your Windows desktop, you can relax. The PC app, called "Your Phone," is now available for everyone, not just Insiders.

Hulu’s ‘Castle Rock’ will return for a second season

Engadget - 2 hours 10 min ago
Hulu's Castle Rock, the anthology series from JJ Abrams and Stephen King, will return for a second season. The streaming service announced the renewal today, just shortly after the first season's premiere. Hulu also said that the show, which will dro...

Sharks have a new enemy: Magnets - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 52 min ago
Scientists say a few $2 magnets could be enough to save sharks and rays from dying in commercial fish traps.

Netflix's 'Next Gen' trailer features John Krasinski as your robot buddy

Engadget - 3 hours 28 min ago
Netflix's movies and shows couldn't compete at Cannes this year, but the streaming titan did come home with more content -- including worldwide distribution rights (except in China) for the animated film Next Gen. The company released the first trail...

Netflix's new animated movie is like Big Hero 6 mixed with The Iron Giant - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 54 min ago
If you're going to mimic animated movies, you might as well mimic the best ones.

Alex Jones gets a week suspension from Twitter

Engadget - 4 hours 23 min ago
More than a week after other services pulled the plug on Alex Jones and InfoWars, CNN reports that Twitter has given the personality a one-week suspension. The move came after a Periscope video session where Jones told viewers "now is time to act on...

MoviePass' new 3 movies per month for $10 plan is live - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 12 min ago
Unless MoviePass has changed their plans again.

Verizon looks to Apple and Google for live TV over 5G

Engadget - Tue, 2018-08-14 23:31
Following a rumor last month that Verizon could partner with Apple or Google for TV tie-ins on its rollout of 5G wireless internet, the company announced it has deals with both. The 5G Residential Broadband service it will offer in Houston, Los Angel...

Adidas will livestream high school football games on Twitter 

Engadget - Tue, 2018-08-14 23:08
Adidas has partnered with Twitter on a new series that will livestream high school football games happening all over the country on the social network. Titled, naturally, Friday Night Stripes, the show will broadcast friday night games throughout the...

I think it's safe to say McAfee's 'unhackable' crypto-wallet has been hacked - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 22:29
Analysis: Until someone claims the Bitfi bounty, we won't know for sure.

Evangeline Lilly wanted to play Leia in Star Wars trilogy - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 21:35
The actress says she loves playing The Wasp, but has dreams of an all-female Avengers movie.

Twitter suspends Infowars host Alex Jones' ability to tweet - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 21:21
Twitter finally follows the lead of every other social media platform.

Amazon's 'The Romanoffs' teaser shows desperate claims to fame

Engadget - Tue, 2018-08-14 21:02
Amazon is finally ready to show more of The Romanoffs than its all-star cast. The internet behemoth has posted a full-fledged teaser trailer for the Prime Video anthology series, and it's evident that the show is equal parts serious and irreverent....

Stranger Things star: Hopper denies Eleven has powers - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 20:45
Netflix star David Harbour admits his character can't be honest about the girl he treats as a daughter.

Jordan Peele might take Rod Serling's role on new Twilight Zone - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 20:44
The showrunner for the CBS revival has "resisted but not ruled out" stepping into the iconic narrator role.

Fans want Peter Weller to star as RoboCop in upcoming sequel - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 20:10
Inspired by a two-word tweet from director Neill Blomkamp, fans are clamoring to see this casting happen.

Reebok's first plant-based shoes go on sale for $95

Engadget - Tue, 2018-08-14 19:53
It took a while, but Reebok's first plant-based shoes are ready for your feet -- the company is now selling limited numbers of the NPC UK Cotton + Corn through its website for $95 a pair in unisex sizes. You'll have to be happy with a lone "natural/c...

Comcast X1 boxes now let you vote for America’s Got Talent - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 19:32
First The Voice, now America's Got Talent has interactive voting by remote.

LA to become first US subway to install portable body scanners - CNET

CNET News - Tue, 2018-08-14 19:10
Devices can detect metallic and non-metallic objects from 30 feet away.

NYC mayor signs ride-hailing vehicle cap into law

Engadget - Tue, 2018-08-14 19:08
After the New York City Council passed legislation proposing a cap on all ride-hailing vehicles, mayor Bill de Blasio signed it into law today. This makes it the first US city to limit the total number of drivers working for Uber, Lyft and other serv...