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Recent articles by Steve:

Mueller report forced Congress to find PCs with disc drives

Mueller's much-awaited report will be delivered today ... on a CD. → Read More

Samsung is primed for power-saving 5-nanometer chips

Samsung's 5-nanometer chips will boost speed by 10 percent and power savings by 20 percent. → Read More

Facebook will scrap Messenger payments in the UK and France

Facebook will discontinue peer-to-peer Messenger payments in France and the UK on June 15th, the company told Engadget. "After evaluating how we give people the... → Read More

Lotus teases the Type 130, 'the world's first electric British hypercar'

At the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, Lotus has teased its first new production car in 11 years, the Type 130. The EV is now in advanced development stages and will b... → Read More

Audi's self-driving EV concept filters out rush-hour stress

Audi's self-driving AI:ME concept shows how cars will operate in cities of the future. → Read More

GoPro's replacement camera plan comes to the UK and Canada

GoPro's no-questions-asked guarantee comes to 25 countries including the UK and Canada. → Read More

Amazon shareholders will vote to ban facial recognition tech

Amazon shareholders will vote to ban the company's controversial facial recognition tech next week. → Read More

How to buy a mirrorless camera in 2019

They’re cheaper and less complex than DSLRs, but there's still a lot to think about. → Read More

Israel's Moon probe snaps a final photo before crashing

Israel's private Moon probe crashed, but it grabbed a dramatic image before impact. → Read More

Facebook explores folding Messenger back into the main app

Facebook's Messenger might return to the main app, letting you access your social media feeds and messages in one spot, according to testing spotted by research... → Read More

Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 is only available as a special order

Tesla has halted online sales of the $35,000 Model 3, and will only sell it by telephone or in its stores, the EV maker announced. On top of that, it has made t... → Read More

NVIDIA shows how much ray-tracing sucks on older GPUs

NVIDIA recently announced that ray-tracing is coming to older Pascal GPUs, and now it has detailed how well -- or not well, rather -- it will actually work. If... → Read More

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested by London police

Julian Assange has been arrested by London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and removed from the embassy, according to the MPS. Police entered the facility a... → Read More

Sony's popular A7 III camera now tracks your pet's eyes

Sony is making its already top-notch A7 III and A7R III cameras better with the release of a new firmware update. It introduces a fun AI feature for pet owners... → Read More

China wants to ban Bitcoin mining because it 'seriously wasted resources'

As China tries to cut back on air pollution that has choked cities like Baoding and Shanghai, it's taking aim at cryptocurrency mining. The National Development... → Read More

Canon continues to shrink its DSLRs with the EOS Rebel SL3

While mirrorless cameras are all the rage right now, Canon hasn't forgot about its DSLR bread and butter. It just launched the 24.1-megapixel APS-C sensor EOS R... → Read More

Blackmagic's free video editing app helps YouTubers cut faster

DaVinci Resolve has proven itself to be an excellent inexpensive or even free alternative to Adobe's Premiere Pro CC. Now, Blackmagic Design has unveiled DaVin... → Read More

Amazon's Fire Stick TV 4K supports Miracast screen mirroring

With its latest update, Amazon has brought a blast from the past to its modestly-priced Fire TV Stick 4K. The $50 streaming stick now supports Miracast, letting... → Read More

Panasonic's G95 is a do-it-all hybrid mirrorless camera

Panasonic's G90 packs a flip-around vlogging display and 9 fps burst shooting speeds. → Read More

Adobe's After Effects can erase unwanted objects from your videos

With the latest release of its Creative Cloud video suite, Adobe has unveiled a content-aware eraser for video that it teased a couple of years ago. Called "Con... → Read More