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Rachel England

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Recent:
  • Engadget
Past:
  • The Guardian
  • Gadgette

Recent articles by Rachel:

Taylor Swift concert used facial recognition tech to identify stalkers

You're probably used to the presence of facial recognition cameras at airports and other transport hubs, but what about at concerts? That's the step Taylor Swif... → Read More

Apple's latest expansion puts it closer to its biggest rivals

Apple is on track to become the largest private employer in Austin, Texas, after announcing plans to invest $1 billion in a new campus less than a mile away fro... → Read More

California considers a texting tax

Carriers are pushing back against the proposition. → Read More

YouTube's Rewind 2018 becomes the site's most disliked video ever

YouTube's latest Rewind video, the annual recap touting "the videos, music and trends that defined YouTube in 2018," has become the most disliked video ever in... → Read More

Facebook makes an even bigger deal of your 'Life Events'

And your friends will get a notification every time you make major life event changes. → Read More

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey: ‘I don’t know enough’ about Myanmar

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey came under fire earlier this week when he posted a series of tone deaf tweets celebrating his recent birthday retreat in Myanmar, a co... → Read More

Samsung reconsiders its fake Supreme collaboration in China

Samsung caused controversy at the Chinese launch event of the Galaxy A8 earlier this week, when it announced it would be partnering with fashion brand Supreme f... → Read More

LG's automated craft beer system could make homebrewing much easier

Given the phenomenal popularity of craft beers and ales sweeping bars across the globe, it's surprising that homebrewing hasn't yet taken off to the same levels... → Read More

Uber allegedly ignored safety warnings before self-driving fatality

Just days after Uber announced its plans to resume testing of its self-driving taxis, new information reveals that a whistleblower had made the company aware of... → Read More

AT&T is the first major US carrier to support eSIM on iPhone

eSIMs are finally getting a foot in the door in the US. Alongside the news that Apple has officially released iOS 12.1.1 to the public, which includes eSIM supp... → Read More

Falcon 9 misses landing after latest SpaceX mission to the ISS

SpaceX has made sure it's got its money's worth out of the Falcon 9. On Wednesday the rocket was successfully launched for the third time (after delays) for a resupply mission to the International Space Station. This marked the first time a single first stage booster has been used more than twice for missions. Unfortunately, though, the milestone was marred by a missed landing. → Read More

Uber puts self-driving cars back on the road in scaled-down test

Trials resume after an eight-month hiatus following a fatal accident. → Read More

Microsoft gives Outlook for iOS a full UI makeover

Microsoft has gradually been unveiling changes to Office's interface since the summer, when it announced plans for a major makeover. Since then, we've seen upda... → Read More

‘Fortnite’ is getting a big new Creative mode

YouTuber Lachlan let slip the news that was due to be announced at The Games Awards. → Read More

MIT researchers create a robot houseplant that moves on its own

The researchers want to explore the potential of plants as a natural interface. → Read More

Intel's AI wheelchair can be controlled by facial expressions

Motorized wheelchairs are traditionally controlled by a joystick or sensors attached to the user's body, but now innovation in artificial intelligence is helpin... → Read More

Alphabet's Wing drones are heading to Europe

Wing, the drone delivery project of Google's parent company Alphabet, graduated from an X program to a fully-fledged business earlier this year. After testing b... → Read More

Valve helps Raspberry Pi owners build their own Steam Link box

Steam Link boxes are no more. The simple black micro PCs designed to let you play games in the living room -- or anywhere else in the house away from your gamin... → Read More

Tesla celebrates one billion Autopilot-assisted miles

And this only covers 10 percent of miles driven overall. → Read More

Jarvish's smart motorbike helmets hit Kickstarter with deep discounts

Jarvish announced two new smart motorcycle helmets earlier this year -- the Jarvish X and Jarvish X-AR, which offer a plethora of helpful riding features, such... → Read More