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Rachel England

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Recent:
  • Engadget
Past:
  • The Guardian
  • Gadgette

Recent articles by Rachel:

Sony's self-driving 'Sociable Cart' delivers mixed-reality inside, ads outside

Sony's Sociable Cart SC-1 -- the autonomous vehicle-cum-party bus designed for theme parks and golf courses -- has finally landed. Launching in Japan's Kanucha... → Read More

Vatican launches $110 'click to pray' wearable rosary

The Vatican is hoping to attract tech-savvy youngsters to the Catholic Church with the launch of a "Click to Pray" eRosary -- a wearable device connected to a m... → Read More

There's now a Harry Potter subscription service

Everything is a subscription service nowadays, so frankly it's a surprise it's taken so long for the Harry Potter franchise to get in on the action, but that it... → Read More

Huawei reports increased sales despite US sanctions

Huawei's latest quarterly results show that the Chinese company is doing just fine, despite ongoing trade issues with America. Third-quarter revenue is up 24.4... → Read More

Issa Rae is Google Assistant's newest celebrity voice

Ask Issa a range of questions, plus get her take on the dating scene. → Read More

Apple removes Hong Kong protest app following Chinese pressure

Apple's complex relationship with China has made the headlines again. Just a day after Chinese state media criticized the company for allowing HKmap in its App... → Read More

Pioneers of lithium-ion batteries win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists credited with the invention of the rechargeable lithium-ion battery. John B Goodenough... → Read More

Apple removes Taiwan flag emoji from iOS in Hong Kong

Apple and China already have a complicated relationship. → Read More

Tap Strap 2 adds gesture control to any Bluetooth-enabled device

Control your Bluetooth-enabled devices with simple hand gestures. → Read More

Netflix's '3%' gets its own voice game on Alexa and Google Assistant

Following the success of its Stranger Things and Dark Crystal games, Netflix is adding another title to its gaming catalog: The 3% Challenge, based on hit Brazi... → Read More

Elon Musk painted as 'thin-skinned billionaire' in court documents

The fallout from Elon Musk's ill-advised "pedo guy" comments -- made last year about British cave rescuer Vernon Unsworth -- is not going away. In new court doc... → Read More

GOAT's new AR feature lets you 'try on' the hottest sneaker drops

Online sneaker marketplace GOAT is rolling out an augmented reality "Try-On" feature, letting you virtually wear some of the rarest and most expensive kicks in... → Read More

Google’s Pixel 4 will feature something called a ‘Pixel Neural Core’

Another day, another Pixel 4 leak. After a veritable deluge of feature reveals, including accessible Face ID, car crash detection, an updated Recorder app and t... → Read More

Europe's top court rules that Facebook can be ordered to remove illegal content

Courts in the European Union can now order Facebook to remove user comments deemed illegal, according to a new ruling by the EU's highest court, which has impli... → Read More

FandangoNow streams IMAX Enhanced 'Spider-Man' on Sony 4K TVs

IMAX Enhanced offers eye-watering sound and picture clarity. → Read More

Another Pixel 4 leak reveals a transcription-centric Recorder app

Google's not doing a great job of keeping details of its forthcoming Pixel 4 quiet. Following leaks about its take on accessible Face ID, and more recently its... → Read More

People are struggling to use Tesla's Smart Summon feature safely

Tesla's handy Smart Summon feature was hailed as the next big thing in motoring convenience when it was first announced earlier this year. Press a button and th... → Read More

Google extends update support on some Chromebooks until 2025

Google's Auto Update Expiration policy has been a sore point in the past. → Read More

Turns out Tesla police cars run out of 'gas' mid-chase, too

The Fremont police officer was down to just six miles of battery. → Read More

Uber reportedly tells its staff not to disclose potential crimes

Uber has faced numerous sexual assault charges against its drivers in its time, but has repeatedly assured its users that it's taking steps to strengthen securi... → Read More