Ever wonder what a jetpack is good for, besides fulfilling dreams and fighting Nazis? Well, Martin wants you to know there are, in fact, practical applications for its $86,000 personal propulsion system. According to the aviation company everyone from emergency responders to search and rescue teams to
It’s not hard to love Mario. He’s had his ups and downs – what, for example, was the deal with Paper Mario? And Super Mario Strikers was pretty hard to love – but darn it if the little guy doesn’t keep coming back for more and keeps you, at the very least, entertained.
Super Mario 3D Land is the latest
We know you’ve got questions, and if you’re brave enough to ask the world for answers, here’s the outlet to do so. This week’s Ask Engadget inquiry is coming to us from Simon, who seems interested in something a bit more… substantial than in-ear monitors, drop us a line at ask [at] engadget [dawt]
Panasonic plans to go forth with Android to all of Europe this spring, North America is a definite maybe
Have you been hoping to experience a Panasonic boom up close and personal, but found yourself in the wrong locale? The Japanese electronics giant wants to change all of that by expanding its Android lineup to Europe and North America, according to Nikkei. The company’s said to be in talks with a "major
Black Friday sales hit a record high Friday — online sales rose 24.3%, but many shoppers opted to go to brick-and-mortar locations to spend th…
The Oxford English Dictionary has chosen its word of the year: Squeezed Middle. Last year’s word of the year was big society, and the word…
On Thanksgiving, Pinterest’s co-founder Ben Silbermann sent an email to his entire user base saying thanks. It was fitting, as Pinterest was born two years ago on Thanksgiving day 2009. Ben had been working on a website with a few friends, and his girlfriend came up with the name while they were watching
Today is the second annual Small Business Saturday, an American Express initiative to “shop small” at local businesses, since America̵…
New data from PayPal shows a 516% increase in mobile payments on Black Friday 2011. The busiest mobile payments shopping time was on Black Friday between 1pm and 2pm PT. Data shows that Black Friday mobile payment volume was up 148% as compared to an average Friday. This year there was a 371% increase
Seeking a way to reduce friction while exchanging contact information, David Lieb and his two co-founders launched Bump – a service that allows users to trade personal data (and an array of items spanning calendar events to music samples) by simply tapping their smartphones together.
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