Google
 
Engadget

House of Cards S2 Blu-ray goes on sale June 19th for those who prefer a hard copy

House of Cards may be most famous for leading the charge of Netflix's original streaming content, but the show's producer Media Rights Capital is ready for all avenues. Just like the first season, season two will get a release on physical discs this...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

GM reportedly working on a lower-cost Chevy Volt

When it comes to electric vehicles, the Chevrolet Volt is as mainstream a brand as it gets. But despite GM's efforts to make the Volt a top choice among EV buyers, demand for it hasn't been what the company expected since it began production in 2010....
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

This is how Samsung thinks about design

Samsung said it would launch a website that showed off its design chops, and it's delivering as promised. The newly launched Make it Meaningful page dives into the inspirations behind the Korean company's products, complete with an abundance of giant...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

Why the IRS wants to be your Facebook friend

If the fear of an audit wasn't enough to scare you into being honest on your taxes, try this on for size: the IRS might be checking out your Facebook page. The good ol' Internal Revenue Service is reportedly using robots to scope out public social...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

Daily Roundup: Amazon's first phone, Project Ara developer conference and more!

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

Sony has a 4K TV for every budget (that's at least $2,099)

Sony has nailed down the final launch details for its newest 4K Bravia TVs, and surprise -- they just might be affordable this year. The "entry-level" XBR-X850B series will start at a relatively frugal $2,099 for a 49-inch model, with prices peaking...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

Here's the software that helps Edward Snowden avoid the NSA

Edward Snowden hasn't escaped the NSA's watchful eyes purely by exploiting lax security -- he also uses the right software. He communicates with the media using Tails, a customized version of Linux that makes it easy to use Tor's anonymity network...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

Apple, Samsung and more to adopt anti-theft smartphone kill switch

Apple and Samsung are duking it out in court yet again, but there's at least one thing they (and a host of their smartphone making rivals) agree on: users shouldn't be helpless when their phones are stolen. That's why, starting in July 2015, all of...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

Join the Engadget HD Podcast live on Ustream at 8:30PM ET

It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 8:30PM. No big news to kick off the show this week, but a good quarter for primetime rating will have to do. There is a new wireless box from...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link

Twitter's latest acquisition turns tweets into a commodity

Twitter announced today that it has bought Gnip, a social data company that has packaged and sold data from Twitter to other companies for the past four years. Gnip is one of a few firms that has access to Twitter's "fire hose" of data -- a history...
Published on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | link