Apple TV+ just launched, Disney+ is on the way, and HBO Max is coming next year. This week on the Engadget Podcast, Devindra and Cherlynn explore why these companies are launching their own streaming services and what it all means for consumers. Are they actually worth subscribing to? Is there simply too much to watch?
This week it's all about computers in our ears, or hearables, if you prefer. Apple announced the long-awaited AirPods Pro on Tuesday, but even though they helped popularize wireless earbuds, now just about every tech company has their own pair as well. We chat about what's new with the AirPods Pro, as well as how to find the perfect pair of earbuds for you. Plus, we talk about the state of smartwatches. (Note: This episode ... Read more
This week, we dive into some of our latest reviews: Google's Pixel 4, Microsoft's Surface Pro 7, HTC's Vive Cosmos and Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1.
Google is all about ambient computing. That much was made clear at the company's launch event this week. Its products were leaked so thoroughly that there were barely any surprises left. Yet, finally getting to see Google's full portfolio of devices makes it clear: the company is very serious about getting into every facet of your life. This week, Cherlynn is joined by senior mobile editor Chris Velazco in Devindra's ... Read more
MacOS Catalina is here, and it's... kind of a mess. In this episode, Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by Engadget Editor-in-Chief Dana Wollman to discuss Apple's latest desktop OS. The big question: Is Catalina Apple's Vista? (Pro-tip: Don't rush to upgrade.) We also ponder what Google will show off at next week's Pixel event; chat about PG&E's widespread power outages in California; and dive into the we... Read more
Microsoft dropped a load of Surfaces on us last week, each impressive in their own right. We were wowed by the Surface Pro X, Pro 7 and Laptop 3 -- and of course, we can't wait to hear more about the dual-screen Surface Neo and Duo. It's hard not to compare all of those computers to Apple and its relatively straightforward lineup of Macbooks. This week on the Engadget podcast, reviews editor Cherlynn Low and I dive into one... Read more
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This week, we discuss Amazon's sprawling new product lineup, ranked from "useful" to "weird." Also, we have some thoughts on Twitter's 280-character experiment
This week on the Engadget Podcast, we discuss our impressions of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and Apple Watch Series 3, plus our take on the big Google-HTC deal.
This week senior editor Chris Velazco and Executive Editor Dana Wollman are talking everything Apple! The iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and the Apple Watch Series 3... plus more!
This week senior editor Chris Velazco and Executive Editor Dana Wollman meant to recap Chris's review of the Galaxy Note 8, but this quickly devolved into speculation about next week's Apple event and opining about the crowded smartphone space in general.
Executive Editor, Dana Wollman, and Senior Mobile Editor, Chris Velazco, sit down to discuss the best of IFA, as well as Google ARCore
On this episode hosts Dana Wollman and Terrence O'Brien talk about the massive ransomware attack spreading across the globe and Caddyshack. Edgar Alvarez stops by to fills everyone in on all the drama around Fyre Festival, Instagram influencers and the FTC. Then Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar check in from Build to give us the low down on Microsoft's plans for the future.
On this episode senior editor Chris Velazco and social media manager Evan Rodgers join host Terrence O’Brien for the last ever video edition of The Engadget Podcast. From here on out the show is going audio only, which will allow the show to bring you a wider variety of guests from all over the country and the globe. But those aren’t the only changes at the site. Engadget has a new editor chief and a renewed focus on doing what it ... Read more
On this episode of the Engadget Podcast senior editor Cherlynn Low and executive editor Dana Wollman join host Terrence O’Brien to talk about some recent examples of bad corporate behavior. First the trio look the most recent developments at Uber, where days without controversy are increasingly rare. After that, they turn their attention to another perennial punching bag (and soon to be newest member of the Verizon family) Yahoo. T... Read more
On this episode host Terrence O’Brien is joined by executive editor Dana Wollman and (eventually) senior editor Chris Velazco. They start by looking at the current state of cord cutting and weigh the value of YouTube’s new live streaming TV package. Then they’ll try to figure out what the benefit is of Netflix ditching its five star rating system for a simplified option of just thumbs up or thumbs down. Obviously you can watch YouT... Read more
On this special all Samsung edition of the Engadget Podcast host Terrence O’Brien is joined by executive editor Dana Wollman and senior editor Chris Velazco. First all three will debate some of the most burning questions surrounding South Korea’s biggest phone manufacturer. Should Samsung be using resources to build yet another virtual assistant? Is there anyone who wants to use their phone as a desktop? And, most importantly, can ... Read more
Managing editor Dana Wollman and host Terrence O’Brien are joined by a new face on this week’s episode: social media manager Evan Rodgers. They’ll talk about Engadget’s Adult Week -- a collection of articles about growing up in the digital age. Sure, we all know that what you say on social media can really come back to bite you in the ass (and possibly cost you a job). But, the internet is both an obstacle that needs to be navigate... Read more
Senior editors Devindra Hardawar and Nathan Ingraham were among the Engadget team in Austin for SXSW this week. They sit down to talk about what they’ve seen, from movies to VR experiences to former Vice President Joe Biden. They also discuss how covering SXSW differs from the other big events Engadget typically covers and also decide whether or not the show is losing its cool. Also, BBQ. Lots and lots of BBQ. Relevant links: http... Read more
On this episode a trio of out-of-towners -- managing editor James Trew, senior editor Aaron Souppouris and senior editor Mat Smith -- join host Terrence O’Brien to talk about the latest tech news. First they’ll discuss Consumer Reports decision to start considering security and privacy in their ratings. Then try to figure out just what the hell the New York Times is thinking by putting tweets in the print edition of the paper. Then... Read more