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What's the best blender for smoothies?

Engadget - 13 min 27 sec ago
By Lesley Stockton This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here. A thick and vel...

DNA synthesis breakthrough could lead to faster medical discoveries

Engadget - 1 hour 53 min ago
For all of the advancements in genetic research, DNA synthesis hasn't changed much in over four decades. That could make it a serious obstacle to scientists who are otherwise racing to develop a new drug or understand the human body. It might final...

Ben Heck's Alexa clock crane

Engadget - 4 hours 13 min ago
While the element14 Community is running a design challenge to help those with mental and physical impairments (which you can join in on), Sean and Connor Miller work with Ben, Felix and Karen to help a family member with multiple sclerosis. Watc...

Doctor Who: Season 11 release date, trailer, plot details and more - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 43 min ago
There's a new season on the way with a new Doctor. Here's what you need to know and what to expect.

Google Pixel Wear OS smartwatch: rumored specs, price and release date - CNET

CNET News - 5 hours 43 min ago
Google’s own smartwatch could arrive this year. Here’s what we know (or think we know) so far.

Google adds anti-tampering DRM to Android apps in the Play Store

Engadget - 8 hours 35 min ago
Google has made a small change to Play Store apps that could prove a significant help to the security of your Android phone. The company is now adding a "small amount" of security metadata to Android APKs to be sure that they were distributed throug...

Cell-sized 'microlasers' could regulate brain activity

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 23:11
Scientists have spent years creating ever-smaller lasers. Berkeley Lab's latest invention, however, is something special -- and could lead to a significant change in medicine. An international team at the school has developed "microlasers" that are s...

'Snapdragon 1000' chip may be designed for PCs from the ground up

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 21:24
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 processor may be intended for PCs, but it's still a half step -- it's really a higher-clocked version of the same processor you'd find in your phone. The company may be more adventurous the next time, though. WinFuture say...

Scientists are building a DNA database to fight illegal logging

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 19:42
DNA evidence could put criminals behind bars, but only if there's something to compare it to. That's why a project that aims to combat illegal logging is now building a DNA database of trees, which could help authorities determine if logs being sold...

Carfection: For the love of cars Podcast, Ep. 2 - Le Mans, Miatas and more - Roadshow

CNET News - Sat, 2018-06-23 19:29
Follow the Carfection team on the road to Le Mans and take in predictions of the McLaren Senna

World Cup memes 2018: Mexico wins again, Germany hangs on - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2018-06-23 18:24
The momentum is with Mexico, which rolled to another victory, while defending champ Germany needed every second to win.

World's tiniest 'computer' makes a grain of rice seem massive

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 17:59
You didn't think scientists would let IBM's "world's smallest computer" boast go unchallenged, did you? Sure enough, University of Michigan has produced a temperature sensing 'computer' measuring 0.04 cubic millimeters, or about a tenth the size of I...

Mercedes pulls its plug-in hybrids to prepare for new models

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 16:20
We hope you weren't dead set on buying one of Mercedes' existing plug-in hybrids, as they won't be long for this world. Autocar has learned that Mercedes has stopped producing PHEV versions of the C-Class, E-Class, S-Class and GLE. This doesn't mea...

Security researcher gets around iPhone passcode limit - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2018-06-23 16:04
Brute force attack lets would-be hackers run as many passcodes as they want without destroying data, ZDNet reports.

Restaurant gets Yelp-bombed for asking Sarah Sanders to leave - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2018-06-23 15:05
People took to Yelp to review The Red Hen's alleged refusal to serve someone who works for the president.

Security researcher bypasses iPhone's limit on passcode attempts

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 14:48
It's not easy breaking into a locked iPhone. Try too many times and you can get locked out for years, even decades, or lose the device's data altogether. That's why law enforcement had to put pressure on Apple to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's i...

Fluance’s $200 stereo Bluetooth speakers sound is almost too good to be true - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2018-06-23 14:17
The Fluance Ai40 speakers may be short on features, but they will win over your ears.

Crazy expensive amplifier thrills headphone aficionados - CNET

CNET News - Sat, 2018-06-23 13:47
Woo Audio reaches for the stars with its WA33 Elite headphone amplifier.

Tesla's Model 3 catches up on Autopilot and WiFi features

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 13:17
Tesla is still rushing to give the Model 3 some of the features you might take for granted in its EV stablemates. As part of a broader update across the lineup (including increased Autopilot nagging), Model 3 units now support a few key features, mos...

Apple quietly kills Modern Buckle Watch band in the US

Engadget - Sat, 2018-06-23 11:46
Apple regularly kills off products in silence, simply yanking it from stores without so much as a notice. That's how its super expensive gold Edition watches and even something as big as the iPod Classic went the way of the dodo. This time, Apple has...