Why the Honda Urban EV concept is a success

One of the big surprises at this year's Frankfurt auto show is the Honda Urban EV concept. Not only was Honda able to keep the car under wraps right up to the reveal, but the styling was a significant departure from what we expected of a future elect…

Facebook’s widening role in electing Trump

Facebook admitted this week that a Russian propaganda mill used the social media giant's ad service for political operation around the 2016 campaign. This came out when sources revealed to The Washington Post on Wednesday that Facebook was grilled by…

Engadget Podcast Ep 41: High Hopes

This week senior editor Chris Velazco and I meant to recap Chris's review of the Galaxy Note 8, but this quickly devolved into speculation about next week's Apple event and opining about the crowded smartphone space in general. Also, we made some div…

Europe’s biggest tech show finally delivered

As we wind down after trawling IFA's labyrinthine halls, covering everything from phones to washing machines, wearables to haunted pianos, we wanted to point out the most notable things to come out of Europe's biggest tech show — and it was quite th…

Engadget Podcast Ep 40: This Is Your Night

Hello there! After a summer-long hiatus, The Engadget Podcast is back, starting with a five-episode run through the month of September. Because our usual host Terrence O'Brien is out on paternity leave ('grats, Terry!), you're stuck with yours truly…

The hits and misses of Gamescom 2017

We've just wrapped up another games show, and found plenty to keep us busy in Cologne, Germany. Gamescom might not have the flagship reveals of E3, but all the major games makers are here — and they usually have plenty to show off. Whether it was VR…