TECHPULSE July 9, 2014

New Gadgets Google, Dropbox, Canon and others team up to disarm future patent trolls Patent litigation from non-participating entities (casually known as "patent trolls") is the bane of a technology firm's legal department. Fighting patent lawsuits from firms that subsist completely on licensing … [Read more...]

Distro, Galaxy Note vs. Dell Streak, Spotify App – December 9, 2011

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New Gadgets Engadget Distro Issue 17 takes a bite out of Android Ice Cream Sandwich -- get your om nom on! No matter how you feel about Roboto, there's no denying the anticipation that's built up around the latest overhaul of the Android operating system. In this week's issue of Distro, … [Read more...]

TECHPULSE September 19, 2012

New Gadgets Unity and Nintendo partner to bring Unity Engine, and its 1.2 million devs, to Wii U Unity Engine is best known for supporting mobile and digital titles, but Unity Technologies CEO David Helgason sees his company's engine as more flexible than that. Nintendo apparently does as well, … [Read more...]

TECHPULSE July 6, 2014

New Gadgets The TSA won't let you board some flights unless your devices turn on You know how airport security will occasionally ask you to turn on a phone or laptop to prove that it isn't hiding explosives? Well, that's no longer just a rare inconvenience -- if you take certain flights, it's … [Read more...]

TECHPULSE July 5, 2014

New Gadgets Recommended Reading: Colombia's high-tech World Cup training and testing Facebook Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you … [Read more...]