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Google‘s Pixel 2 is hiding an old-school menu button

Google has a bit of a throwback tucked away in the Pixel 2. Depending on the app, you can access the old-school Android menu button by tapping in the lower righthand corner of the screen, as spotted by Android Police. As youll see in the video embed...

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Amazon and eBay accused of turning blind eye to VAT fraud

Its not uncommon to see a headline vilifying a well-known tech company for their incredibly low tax contributions despite turnovers in the billions. The EU is famously taking Apple to task, but more often than not, these clockwork bouts of outrage a...

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Apple‘s self-driving tech appears to be one fully-contained unit

Like so many companies, Apple has been working on its own version of self-driving technology. And last year, we learned that the company had moved away from designing its own vehicle, opting instead to develop a system that could be incorporated into...

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Facebook and Google reportedly helped set up anti-Muslim election ads (updated)

It looks like Russia wasnt the only one buying ads online to help sway the election last year. Facebook and Google worked closely with conservative non-profit Secure America Now and advertising firm Harris Media on ad campaigns targeting swing state...

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EV chargers have started popping up at UK Shell stations

As promised, Shell is adding electric vehicle charging to its UK petrol stations. Shell Recharge is already already available at three locations in Holloway (London), Derby and Whyteleafe (Surrey). A further seven sites across Greater London and Re...

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Snapchat will offer European users exclusive Olympics content

Snap is clearly hungry for original and exclusive web content for Snapchats Discover platform -- just yesterday, the company announced it was forming a studio in partnership with NBCUniversal. This morning, Snap announced it is partnering with Euros...

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WhatsApp lets users share their real-time locations

This week, messaging app WhatsApp announced a new feature that allows users to share their real-time location with family and friends. The feature is encrypted end to end to ensure users privacy and security, and it allows you to control who can see...

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YouTube says it spots most terrorist videos before they‘re flagged

Last year, tech giants started working together to combat the spread of terrorist content online. One of them is Google-owned YouTube, which began implementing stricter measures in June in an effort to get rid of extremist videos that tend to pop up...

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Facebook and Google reportedly helped set up anti-Muslim election ads

It looks like Russia wasnt the only one buying ads online to help sway the election last year. Facebook and Google worked closely with conservative non-profit Secure America Now and advertising firm Harris Media on ad campaigns targeting swing state...

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Earbud translators will bring us closer: The Future IRL

The moment Google Pixel Buds were used earlier this month to demonstrate real time translation from Swedish to English, people started freaking out about potential use cases for this kind of technology. But the thing is, Google isnt the only company...

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Facebook slips a screen-sharing feature into Live videos

Facebook has quietly launched a new feature for Live videos that makes sharing your screen a painless experience. Instead of downloading a third-party service, you can now simply click the Share Screen button that appears once you enter the Live mo...

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Amazon‘s Alexa can create lists for virtually anything

Amazons Alexa may boast tens of thousands of skills, but theres probably a handful you keep coming back to. If youre the adventurous type, you might use it to find baby-making tunes, brush up on Eurovision trivia, or play a tickling game. Everyone...

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Where are VR and AR headed? We‘ll explore at the Engadget Experience.

Were diving head-first into the world of virtual and augmented reality next month at the inaugural Engadget Experience. The event, which takes place at LAs Ace Hotel on November 14th, will bring together pioneering minds in these new mediums. (Tick...

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Adobe remakes Lightroom CC as a hybrid app and 1TB cloud service

Adobe has unveiled a raft of new apps and updates for Max 2017, most notably a big revamp of Lightroom CC to make it more cloud-friendly for mobile users. The centerpiece is an all-new Lightroom CC with a 1TB cloud service -- the Project Nimbus app...

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London‘s new electric black cabs hit the streets

Londons new electric taxis are almost ready for the public. Six test vehicles are being introduced to the citys streets today ahead of a planned roll out later this year. Participating drivers will be collecting data about potential emissions savin...

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‘Monument Valley 2‘ comes to Android on November 6th

Monument Valley 2, the follow-up to UsTwos beautiful and head-turning puzzler from 2014, is almost ready for Android phones and tablets. The London studio announced today that the game will arrive in the Play Store on November 6th, five months after...

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World‘s first floating wind farm powers up in Scotland

The blades of five huge turbines have begun spinning on the worlds first offshore wind farm, located over 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire in Scotland. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is cutting the ribbon on the renewable energy si...

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Gmail on iOS trials third-party email accounts

One of the worst things about Gmail for iOS is that unlike its Android counterpart, it doesnt support third-party accounts. If you also use Outlook or other providers for any reason, youll still have to depend on one of its rival apps. Now, it look...

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Sainsbury‘s gets serious about one-hour deliveries in London

For more than a year, Sainsburys has offered customers in a small section of London access to Chop Chop, its one-hour grocery delivery app. Shoppers in Wandsworth helped develop the service, before it was rolled out between Wimbledon and the West...

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USA and Japan‘s giant robot battle was a slow, brilliant mess

The oft-delayed giant robot fight has finally taken place. On Tuesday, Team USAs mechs scrapped it out with Japans behemoth in an abandoned steel mill for the world to watch. There could only be one victor, and it proved to be the red, white, and b...

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Amazon UK now has over 100 instant-order Dash buttons

In order to be the biggest, sometimes you need to be the fastest. Its a philosophy that Amazon has strictly adhered to, thanks to 1-Click ordering and its one-click Dash buttons. Its been just over a year since Amazon introduced its instant order b...

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Stretchable ‘skin‘ gives robots the sense of touch

Robots show a lot of promise as first responders, but they cant effectively dismantle bombs or perform delicate first aid procedures if they cant feel what theyre touching. To remedy that problem, a team of engineers from the University of Washing...

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Apple responds to Sen. Al Franken‘s Face ID concerns in letter

Apple has responded to Senator Al Frankens concerns over the privacy implications of its Face ID feature, which is set to debut on the iPhone X next month. In his letter to Tim Cook, Franken asked about customer security, third-party access to data...

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Bigelow Aerospace plans an inflatable habitat for lunar orbit

Bigelow Aerospace has been working on inflatable space habitats for a while now. The company sent a small inflatable unit to the ISS that added a small living area on the space station and it partnered with United Launch Alliance (ULA) last year on p...

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