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Apple may skip a spring event and announce new iPads, M3 MacBook Airs online instead

Apple may skip a spring event and announce new iPads, M3 MacBook Airs online instead

Apple is expected to have some big releases coming up soon — including new iPad Pro and iPad Air models, and the M3 MacBook Air — but it’s reportedly not going to host a big spring launch event for the announcements. In the newsletter, Mark Gurman reports that Apple is “planning to announce the new … Read more

Proposed class action lawsuit accuses Apple of monopolizing cloud storage for its devices

Proposed class action lawsuit accuses Apple of monopolizing cloud storage for its devices

A class action complaint filed against Apple on Friday in the northern California court has accused the company of creating unfair conditions to ensure iCloud remains the dominant cloud storage choice for its devices, according to . By placing “surgical technological restraints” on the types of files other cloud providers can host, Apple has made … Read more

A two-pack of Sonos Era 100 smart speakers is $88 off right now

A two-pack of Sonos Era 100 smart speakers is $88 off right now

A two-pack of Sonos Era 100 wireless smart speakers is currently going for one of the best prices we’ve seen since the holiday season on Woot. You can get two of the speakers for $410, or $88 off the normal price. That’s almost as low as the Black Friday price from last year, when the … Read more

Lenovo’s sci-fi see-through laptop, Nintendo versus emulators and more

Lenovo's sci-fi see-through laptop, Nintendo versus emulators and more

We’re back, having had to say goodbye and part with some great coworkers friends here at Engadget last week. Since then, we’ve covered everything at note at MWC 2024, including some sci-fi-level concepts from Lenovo that may never make it to stores but can still, well, hold our desensitized tech journalist’s attention. Meanwhile, Nintendo is, … Read more

This is what it looks like to reenter Earth’s atmosphere from a space capsule’s POV

This is what it looks like to reenter Earth’s atmosphere from a space capsule’s POV

Incredible footage released by Varda Space Industries gives us a first-person view of a space capsule’s return trip to Earth, from the moment it separates from its carrier satellite in orbit all the way through its fiery reentry and bumpy arrival at the surface. Varda’s W-1 capsule landed at the Utah Test and Training Range, … Read more

Two toppled moon landers go dormant for a lunar night they may not survive

Two toppled moon landers go dormant for a lunar night they may not survive

Lunar night has come around again, presenting yet another test for the two landers that recently arrived on the moon’s surface. Both Japan’s SLIM spacecraft and Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus have gone to sleep for the two-week-long stretch of darkness, the two teams confirmed at the end of this week. There’s no guarantee that they’ll be … Read more

Waymo gets approval to deploy its robotaxi service in Los Angeles

Waymo gets approval to deploy its robotaxi service in Los Angeles

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has given Waymo permission to expand its robotaxi operations to Los Angeles and more locations in the San Francisco Peninsula despite opposition from local groups and government agencies. “Waymo may begin fared driverless passenger service operations in the specified areas of Los Angeles and the San Francisco Peninsula, effective … Read more

Meta is starting to test the Threads API with third-party developers

Meta is starting to test the Threads API with third-party developers

Meta is starting to bring the Threads API online, though it will still be some time before it’s widely accessible to developers. The company has begun testing its new developer tools with a handful of companies, Meta engineer Jesse Chen shared in on Threads. According to Chen, whose post was first spotted by TechCrunch, is … Read more

Apple backtracks on plans to get rid of web apps on iPhones in the EU

Apple backtracks on plans to get rid of web apps on iPhones in the EU

Apple has walked back its decision to remove home screen web apps in the European Union (EU). After initially blaming its decision to ditch them on the Digital Markets Act’s (DMA) requirement to support non-WebKit browsers, Apple now says European users will return to enjoying the same web app experience from before when iOS 17.4 … Read more