AJ Dellinger, Engadget

AJ Dellinger


Madison, WI, United States

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Recent articles by AJ:

Alexa owners can listen to Amazon Music for free

Rumors started circulating last week that Amazon was exploring a free, ad-supported tier of its streaming music service. Turns out there was something to those... → Read More

16 arrested in theft of up to 100 Car2Go ridesharing vehicles in Chicago

This isn't how car sharing services are supposed to work. As many as 100 Mercedes-Benz vehicles belonging to carsharing service Car2Go were stolen in Chicago. Police are still working to recover all of the cars, which are equipped with GPS, and 16 people are in custody related to the case. → Read More

Uber adds new safety alerts following the death of a college student

Following the murder of a college student who mistakenly entered a vehicle she believed to be an Uber, the ridesharing company is rolling out a number of new sa... → Read More

Ring home security system now works as a hub for smart home devices

One of the problems with smart home devices is most of the time, you have to stay within the same ecosystem to make sure everything plays nicely. Ring is helping to fix that with its Works With Ring program. It lets thousands of smart home devices built on Z-Wave connect to Ring's Alarm Base Station. → Read More

Mike Myers will play multiple characters for upcoming Netflix show

Mike Myers is getting his own original show on Netflix. Not much is known about the project at this point, other than it will be a limited series consist of six... → Read More

Watch: Police responding to an alleged buglary find a Roomba, not a robber

Police officers in Washington County, Oregon, responded to a call of a potential burglary and were surprised to find the perpetrator was actually just a Roomba. Body camera footage from the response effort shows the police, guns drawn, walking in on the robovac robber cleaning the bathroom floor. → Read More

Audi adds a $995 monthly tier to its subscription service

Last year, Audi launched a test run of Audi Select, a monthly subscription service that gives drivers access to their choice of vehicles from the company's line... → Read More

Vivint's Latest Home Security Camera Is Infused With Artificial Intelligence

Vivint Smart Home has a new security camera that is infused with artificial intelligence. The Vivint Outdoor Camera Pro uses advanced analytics to differentiate familiar faces from potentially dangerous intruders to keep your home safe and secure when suspicious activity occurs. → Read More

Scientists print first 3D heart using a patient’s own cells

Researchers at Tel Aviv University managed to successfully print the first ever 3D heart that uses cells and biological materials from a patient. The medical br... → Read More

ASUS' gamer-friendly ZenBook S13 is now available

After several months of anticipation, the ASUS ZenBook S13 is finally available from most major retailers starting at $1,399. We loved the ultraportable the fir... → Read More

Uber Is Finally Filing for IPO and Will Be Valued at $100 Billion

In a move that has been a long time coming, Uber filed its S-1 documents, which sets the stage for the company to finally go public with an initial public offering. Despite still losing more than $1 billion last year, the company is looking to sell stock while being valued at up to $100 billion. → Read More

Use This Tool to See Where Your Smart Home Devices Are Sending Data

Your smart home devices may only work inside your home, but they might be sending data your data all over the world. A tool developed by researchers at Princeton University can help you track the data being sent from your smart home devices to see where it is being sent and who is using it. → Read More

'Wine Country' is a 'SNL' reunion disguised as a movie

Wine Country -- a star-studded, R-rated comedic romp -- is coming to theaters on May 8th and Netflix on May 10th, and the first trailer dropped today. The film... → Read More

J.D. Power finds voice assistants are becoming important for new car buyers

What matters most when buying a new car? For some car buyers, it is increasingly becoming the inclusion of a voice assistant. A new study conducted by J.D. Power found that car buyers — especially younger ones — are increasingly interested in having a familiar voice assistant inside their vehicle. → Read More

Wink Hub has been out of stock almost everywhere for the past few months

The Wink Hub is one of the best reviewed smart home hubs around. There's just one problem: It hasn't been available for months. The Wink website lists the Wink Hub and other products as out of stock and no new product integrations have been added, leaving some to wonder if the company is still operating. → Read More

Alexa becomes more of a newscaster by giving you more in-depth information

Amazon wants Alexa to be your own personal newscaster right in your home. A new report suggests Alexa will soon be able to read long-form news stories to you from major publications including CNN, NPR, Bloomberg, and others. The in-depth reporting will be available in audio and video form. → Read More

Netflix comedy specials are coming to SiriusXM on April 15th

The idea of Netflix teaming up with another streaming service was laughable until now. Netflix announced today that it is partnering with SiriusXM to create a 2... → Read More

Bosch plans to harness the power of Blockchain for its next refrigerator

Here's a gimmick: a refrigerator powered by blockchain. German electronics company Bosch is teaming up with Austrian energy firm Wien Energie to create a refrigerator that runs on blockchain. The appliance will give users more control over where their power comes from and how much their fridge consumes. → Read More

Android spyware Exodus makes the leap to iOS devices

Researchers at security firm Lookout recently discovered an iOS version of Exodus spyware that typically targets Android devices. Before you go wiping your iPho... → Read More

Inboard's electric scooters will only be available for shared fleets

Inboard is backing out of its plan to sell electric scooters directly to consumers in favor of shared fleets. → Read More