Drone Racing’s Struggle to go Pro

Ask anyone involved in drone racing about the sport, and you’ll hear some version of “it’s come a long way.” Most of the bigger leagues (DRL, DR1 and MultiGP) only sprang into existence a few years ago. Before that, drone flying was languishing in its “Z-boys” era. Pockets of enthusiasts around the globe created the […]

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Apple MacBook Pro 2018 First Look

Apple unveiled some refreshed MacBook Pros this week, and I promised we’d be getting a unit to review ASAP. Sure enough, look what arrived in the mail today: a shiny, new 13-inch Mac. As you can see, the exterior design is the same as the previous-gen MacBook Pro’s, from the unibody aluminum enclosure to that […]

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Comma.ai OpenPilot 0.5 Hands-On

Autonomous vehicle technology is just starting to go mainstream, which means, for the most part, it’s still only available to those who can afford a Tesla with Autopilot or a Cadillac with SuperCruise. Both of those cars start at around 60 to 70 grand by the way. So where’s the digital chauffeur for the rest […]

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Vivo NEX S Hands-On: Ambitious, but Frustrating

More than anything, Vivo’s NEX S is a fascinating machine. From a distance, it seems like any other big-screened smartphone. Look more closely, though, and the ambition becomes strikingly clear. An in-display fingerprint sensor? A pop-up selfie camera? This is no ordinary phone. I’ve been using it for a few days now — or trying […]

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macOS Mojave First Look

Three weeks ago at this time, Engadget was in the middle of a marathon liveblog. Apple was kicking off its annual WWDC developer conference and, as usual, it had news to share about each of its major platforms. Though iOS was the clear star of the show, dominating more than half of the two-hour keynote, […]

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Apple iOS 12 First Look

It’s been three weeks since Apple officially revealed iOS 12, and since then developers have been putting that new software update through the wringer. Now it’s your turn: The company just dropped its first public iOS 12 beta build, and if you’re feeling particularly brave, you can enroll in the beta program. Read more: Subscribe […]

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Amazon Fire TV Cube First Look

With the new Fire TV Cube, Amazon is trying to break down the wall between Alexa and the content you want to see altogether. Read more: Subscribe to Engadget on YouTube: Get More Engadget: • Like us on Facebook: • Follow us on Twitter: • Follow us on Instagram: • Read more: Engadget is the […]

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