Amazon Sidewalk will be enabled by default on Echo devices

Last year, Amazon announced Sidewalk, a shared network designed to keep your smart devices connected beyond the reach of the typical WiFi router. In order to do that, it’ll utilize certain devices as “Sidewalk Bridge”...

Belkin’s new wireless charger tries to do what AirPower promised

Wireless charging has stuck around, despite the fact that, compared to its wired counterpart, it’s slower, less efficient and there’s the chance that you might incorrectly place your phone (or other wireless-charging compatible devices) and...

Software update for Fujifilm’s GFX100 turns it into a 400MP camera

With its 102-megapixel sensor, Fujifilm’s $10,000 GFX100 can already capture incredibly dense images that bring out tiny details in a subject. But with the help of new firmware and a technique called pixel shift multi-shot,...

Google Assistant can finally schedule your smart lights

Google Assistant already works with Hue and other smart lights, but functionality has been limited to turning them on and off, using them with alarms and a few other features. Now, you can schedule lights...

Get a lifetime of iMazing iOS Device Manager for $20

Mobile Apple devices, including the iPhone, iPad and iPod, are well known for their ease of use. Yet, transferring data between these iOS gadgets is a challenge most Apple fans will instantly understand from personal...

Interlocking AIs let robots pick and place faster than ever

One of the jobs for which robots are best suited is the tedious, repetitive “pick and place” task common in warehouses — but humans are still much better at it. UC Berkeley researchers are picking...

Galaxy S21 specs leak hints at Ultra model with S Pen support

There might not be much mystery left when Samsung reveals the Galaxy S21 (or S30) next year. Android Police sources claim to have leaked detailed specs for the S21 family, and they suggest the Ultra...

ICYMI: Catch up on a busy week of console and phone reviews

While last week Engadget was focused on putting the newly released Xbox systems through their paces, this week we were focused on new iPhones and an inexpensive Android tablet. We spent time finding the features...

The best 2-in-1 laptops you can buy

We still haven’t seen the perfect hybrid machine that’s just as good a tablet as it is a laptop. But, this year we got closer than ever. The Surface series proved the 2-in-1 has legs,...

Nike brings self-lacing Adapt tech to the Jordan XI

In 2019 Nike fulfilled the promise of Marty McFly’s Mags by introducing thefirst self-tightening Adapt BB basketball sneakers, and now it’s plugging the tech into one of its most recognizable shoes ever. As part of...

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