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Recent articles by Matt:

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

'Fortnite' will force PS4 and Xbox One players to fight each other

For years, the idea of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gamers teaming up and shooting enemies together was just a pipe dream. Walled gardens and exclusives meant pic... → Read More

Treasure hunts have come to 'Fortnite'

Not satisfied with the swashbuckling adventures of Fortnite Season 8? Epic Games has you covered. As part of its first update to the game since things kicked of... → Read More

Apple quietly bought Lighthouse's AI home security camera patents

When Lighthouse's intelligent security camera finally went on sale just over a year ago, the company believed that with AI recognition and 3D sensing technology... → Read More

Fortnite's response to 'Apex Legends' is lava and pirates

After weeks of teases and many an earthquake, Fortnite has Season 8 is officially here. As is typical with any major update to the popular battle royale shooter... → Read More

'Fortnite' players can get the next Battle Pass for free

For the best part of a year, Fortnite has been king of the battle royale genre, both in terms of players and revenue. PUBG and Blackout have attempted to usurp... → Read More

'Fortnite' will host a Marshmello concert this weekend

With Super Bowl LIII only days away, Epic Games is ensuring that Fortnite players will be able to partake in some of the festivities. As reported by The Verge,... → Read More

IKEA is launching low-cost smart window blinds

IKEA's intelligent blinds will also play nice with the company's smart lighting range. → Read More

'Infinity Blade' will live on inside 'Fortnite'

For any studio, stopping development on a game is never fun. Just ask Epic Games, which just announced that it will no longer dedicate any more resources to its... → Read More

'Fortnite' season seven adds planes, custom weapons and lots of ice

I don't want to undersell this, but if you've been looking to play as a swole Father Christmas, Epic Games' latest Fortnite update has got you covered. Season s... → Read More

Google's Home Hub is more like a Chromecast than an Android tablet

At first glance, Google's new Home Hub looks like any other smart display featuring the company's Assistant platform. It features both voice and touch inputs, g... → Read More

'Fortnite' season six arrives with invisibility and pets

It feels like we had to wait forever, but it's finally here: Fortnite season six has begun. As is customary with any new competitive window, tonnes of new conte... → Read More

The latest Pixel 3 leak came from the back of a Lyft

Forgotten in a Lyft, it seems, is the new left in a bar. → Read More

Dixons Carphone admits 2017 hack was bigger than first thought

Dixons Carphone -- owner of major high street brands Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse -- has confirmed that its 2017 cyber attack was much bigger than fir... → Read More

Amazon sets its sights on official soccer shirt sales

Amazon's foray into clothing and fashion has been met with mixed responses, particularly from major labels that believe its marketplace could devalue their bran... → Read More

'Fortnite' season five adds a desert locale, golf carts and rifts

Fortnite players, the event you've been waiting for is finally here. Epic Games has officially kicked off the battle royale shooter's fifth season, offering a w... → Read More

'Fortnite' gets a four-player Playground practice mode

Fortnite: Battle Royale is relentless and unforgiving, affording players no time before 99 other wannabe champions set their sights on each other. In fact, the... → Read More

‘Fortnite’ E3 tournament was a taste of its eSports future

As Fortnite continues to suck in gamers by the millions, Epic Games has worked hard to keep the game fresh and entertaining, whether players are dropping in for... → Read More

'Fortnite' gets its first vehicle: Shopping carts

For all of the things that Epic Games has delivered in its weekly Fortnite updates, vehicles have not been one of them. While both PUBG and H1Z1 already allow p... → Read More

'Fortnite' update delivers destruction, new areas and meme emotes

Fortnite Season Four is here, and Epic Games has delivered in a big way. After teasing a spectacular comet crash at the end of the previous season, today's upda... → Read More