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Richard Lawler


Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Richard:

The Morning After: Counting down to SpaceX's next Crew Dragon test

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! The first week back after CES has been a long one, but now it's time to relax. Below there are s... → Read More

Walmart's weekend sale includes a $150 Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

Microsoft's cheapest Xbox One S is back to the lowest price we've seen, and is available for $150 at Walmart this weekend, $100 off the regular price. A few Bla... → Read More

Watch SpaceX's Crew Dragon in-flight abort test at 8 AM ET on Saturday

SpaceX's Crew Dragon will face a dramatic 'in-flight abort' test that's scheduled to take place Saturday morning. You can watch it right here at 8 AM ET. → Read More

The Morning After: Comcast and NBC explain their Peacock streaming service

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. On Thursday afternoon, Comcast and NBC execs hit the stage to pitch the new Peacock streaming service to investors. We he... → Read More

NPD's best-selling games of the decade charts 'Call of Duty' domination

As usual, the NPD group has rounded up sales stats for the last month, but with the flip from 2019 to 2020 it is also listing some of the best sellers over the... → Read More

NBC's Peacock streaming service costs $10 for ad-free Premium access

Like HBO Max and Disney+, Comcast/NBC starts revealing details of its new streaming service with a presentation to investors. Now we know when Peacock will laun... → Read More

The Morning After: Riding around in the Audi E-Tron

Our Audi E-Tron review is in, and the Valve Index VR headset is sold out. If you want one before 'Half-Life: Alyx' launches, getting it could be tricky. → Read More

The Morning After: Here's why Sony will skip E3 (again)

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. So Sony isn't showing up at E3 this year. Again. While Nick has explained why that makes perfect sense for PlayStation, w... → Read More

Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller gets $20 cheaper with Amazon Prime

Microsoft's new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is available for $20 off -- if you have Amazon Prime. → Read More

What's on TV this week: 'Avenue 5'

This week HBO launches its new sci-fi/comedy series Avenue 5, which starts Hugh Laurie as the captain of a space cruise ship. If that's not your speed, then you... → Read More

The Morning After: Are 8K TVs just a waste of time?

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. One of the best parts of CES is spending some time with the rest of the Engadget team, instead of just chatting in Slack.... → Read More

NYT: Experts find evidence Russians hacked Ukrainian gas company

Any relationship between former Vice President Joe Biden, his son and the Ukrainian gas company Burisma has become a central figure in the 2020 election campaig... → Read More

Universal Studios teases 'Super Nintendo World' with a music video

The 'Super Nintendo World' music video is advertising a theme park that will open in Japan this summer with real-life Mario Kart, Yoshi and more. → Read More

Sony is skipping E3 again in 2020 ahead of the PS5 launch

Last year Sony pulled a no-show at E3, and the company has announced it will sit out the 2020 event too. In a statement to, the folks behind P... → Read More

ESPN's 4K National Championship broadcast airs on Comcast, DirecTV and Altice

ESPN's broadcast of the college football national championship includes 4K feeds and even a RefCam. → Read More

The Morning After: The Best of the Best at CES 2020

The votes have been counted and the names of the winners are in -- here's the Best of CES 2020. → Read More

Panasonic's compact VR glasses see the future in HDR

2020 will be a key year for the future of virtual reality, and if things really take off then we should see a lot more stylish headsets like these goggles from... → Read More

Steph Curry: Giannis chat was about 'PUBG,' not plans to team up

Giannis Antetokounmpo is the NBA's reigning MVP, and his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks will end after next season, making him the hottest potential free age... → Read More

TiVo's $50 Stream 4K dongle takes aim at cord-cutters in April

The name TiVo is going to apply to more than just cable-ready DVRs, as the company has confirmed rumors that it's working on a $50 dongle aimed at cord-cutters.... → Read More

The Morning After: Dell's Concept UFO is like a Switch for PC gaming

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you'd told us a few months ago that Dell would try its hand at a portable gaming PC, I'd have called you a dirty rotte... → Read More