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Richard Lawler


Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Richard:

The Morning After: Cracking open the Galaxy Fold

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! It's time to take a peek inside Samsung's Galaxy Fold and consider what the future of console ga... → Read More

Galaxy Fold teardown gives us a look at its complicated deisgn

This teardown is no precision iFixit job, but if you just want to see what parts and pixie dust are holding Samsung's Galaxy Fold together, some images from an... → Read More

'MalwareTech' security researcher pleads guilty

In 2017, Marcus Hutchins went from relatively unknown, to being a worldwide hero, to facing criminal charges all in a span of a few months. After he shut down t... → Read More

The Morning After: The Weather Channel got hacked

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Add The Weather Channel to the list of ransomware victims, and we have some news about the Google vs. Amazon tiff. Also,... → Read More

Instagram test visualizes hiding 'Like' counts from viewers

Everyone has their own opinion about what specifically is wrong with social media, but the currency of likes is a commonly-cited issue. The latest grab bag of I... → Read More

Uber's self-driving unit gets its own CEO and a $1 billion investment

As Uber approaches its IPO, companies like Toyota and Softbank are investing in its self-driving car division. → Read More

Original 'Burnout Paradise' servers shut down August 1st

After more than ten years, 'Burnout Paradise' is losing its multiplayer and online features. → Read More

Samsung speaks up about broken Galaxy Fold review units

Even after extensive durability testing, reports surfaced yesterday that several Galaxy Fold reviewers had already suffered from broken devices. It appears they... → Read More

Facebook 'unintentionally' saved contacts of 1.5 million new users

Remember the weird revelation that Facebook was asking some new users for the password to their email account? Tonight Business Insider reports that since May 2... → Read More

OnePlus 7 rumors, leaks include Pro and 5G editions

Earlier leaked specs for the 'OnePlus 7' may have been for a larger Pro version. → Read More

Intel giving up on 5G tech explains Apple's sudden Qualcomm settlement

Intel's decision to give up on making 5G modems for smartphones explains why Apple suddenly cut a deal with Qualcomm. → Read More

Netflix reaches 148 million subscribers, will test 'top 10' lists

The first Netflix earnings report since its latest price hike and the unveiling of competitors from both Disney and Apple is here. Last year at this time Netfli... → Read More

The Morning After: Holding the Galaxy Fold

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning, there! As we handle the Galaxy Fold for the first time (that front screen...), Engadget kicks off something new:... → Read More

Aston Martin's all-electric Rapide E is a 604HP leap into the future

No more teasing -- Aston Martin has finally revealed its first all-electric car. The Rapide E swaps out a V12 engine for an 800V, 65 kWh battery system and twin... → Read More

What's on TV: 'Homecoming,' 'Bosch'

This week the NBA and NHL playoffs are under way, and gamers can play some old games on new systems, like Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster on Xbox One and Swit... → Read More

The Morning After: 'Star Wars' and Coachella

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! From our first look at a black hole to the new Kindle, this week's news had something for everyo... → Read More

Donald Glover's new movie is streaming for free on Amazon

The one-hour movie starring Glover and Rihanna is free on Amazon Prime for 18 hours → Read More

HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky leaves for a sports show

HQ Trivia has been broadcasting its live game show to mobile devices for about a year and a half now, and usually the events were hosted by "quiz daddy" Scott R... → Read More

Disney+ adds 'The Simpsons' as a streaming exclusive

Among a flood of original and archived Disney programming coming to the Disney+ service when it launches November 12th, the company slipped in one last surprise... → Read More

Disney+ app and worldwide rollout plans revealed

In the fall of 2017 Disney announced plans for a subscription streaming service of its own that could compete with the likes of Netflix. Last fall, it revealed... → Read More