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Recent articles by Matt:

Dark mode is coming to WhatsApp for Android

For such a simple feature, dark mode really does split the masses. Some love the white on black theme that it offers, whereas others (we see you in the comments... → Read More

Disney+ is coming to Europe a week sooner than expected

If you live in Europe and you've been patiently waiting to (legally) get stuck into The Mandalorian, we have some good news. The launch date for the European la... → Read More

Twitch spends big to keep top streamers DrLupo, TimTheTatman and LIRIK

The contracts are said to run into millions of dollars per year. → Read More

Plex launches its free movie and TV streaming service

Thousands of movies, TV shows and other content will be available in over 200 countries. → Read More

PayPal buys money-saving service Honey for $4 billion

PayPal could now help customers at the start of their shopping experience, not the end. → Read More

'Fortnite' Chapter 2 is here: New map, boats and 'less grind'

The wait is over: Epic Games has made its fanbase wait long enough and decided to end its cryptic blackout and give Fortnite a huge new update, which the compan... → Read More

How to set up your own 'streaming service'

Video streaming is great -- until you lose access to the movie or TV show that you assumed would always be available on Netflix and Amazon Video. With downloads... → Read More

‘Fortnite’ is letting players vote on rotating store skins

With all of the troubles surrounding B.R.U.T.Es and turbo building changes, Fortnite players have often felt like their voices aren't being heard. Epic Games ha... → Read More

'Fortnite' just got a 'Borderlands' crossover

Epic Games heard you like games, so it's putting a blockbuster game inside its own blockbuster game. Not just any title, though: Gearbox's Borderlands. That's r... → Read More

Giant mechs are destroying 'Fortnite'

Every new Fortnite season is met with high anticipation -- players know they'll get fresh skins, crazy emotes, new weapons and a different world to explore. Whe... → Read More

Netflix launches $3 mobile-only subscription in India

It'll offer 480p streams on one smartphone or tablet only. → Read More

‘Stranger Things’ arrives in ‘Fortnite’ with upside down portals

Fortnite is no stranger to big-budget entertainment collaborations. It's already welcomed Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and Hawkeye as part of its Endgame mod... → Read More

Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform

Twitch bought Bebo's gaming know-how, not the once-popular social networking site. → Read More

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates

Forget the Chug Jug, the Chug Splash is where it's at. → Read More

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle

Throw it down to deal storm damage to enemies, or use it to shield yourself from harm. → Read More

Jordan's latest sneaker drop is in 'Fortnite'

Get your hands on a virtual pair of Air Jordan 1s. → Read More

'Fortnite' lets you fight Thanos with Avengers weapons

Grab Hawkeye's bow, Thor's Stormbreaker axe, Captain America's shield and Iron Man's repulsors. → Read More

Zipline expands medical drone deliveries to Ghana

While the jury on consumer drones is still out, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are fast becoming an important tool in global delivery networks. Take Zipline as... → Read More

Vine successor Byte is now in closed beta

These days, Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok dominate the short social video space, but that wasn't always the case. Vine, the popular six-second looping video ap... → Read More

Engadget is looking for contributing writers in the UK!

Good news! Engadget is looking for freelance news writers! Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and links to three writing samples to jobs... → Read More