In this week’s Feedback Loop, we fondly remember the golden age of Sega, recommend technology themed places to visit on a vacation, share tips for getting a good deal when switching carriers and talk about the first DOS games we ever played. Head…

Soldiers have long dreamed of smart bullets that always hit their targets, and it looks like they’re now much closer to getting their wish. DARPA has posted the first footage of EXACTO (Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance), a .50-caliber bullet that…

Google didn’t design Android Wear to emulate a smartphone’s interface for a reason: the company believes it makes no sense doing so on such a tiny screen. Sadly, many early adopters find it cumbersome to launch third-party apps on the current design,…

It’s understandable if the news of retail giant GameStop getting in on game development made you nervous. The potential of a store with vested interest in exclusive content dictating what goes into a game from its inception is more than a little…

Canada is used to being jilted by online media providers that avoid the country like the plague, but that era may be nearing an end — just weeks after Google Play Music got the all clear, Spotify has confirmed that it’s coming to the True North…

When some apps aren’t transferring to your newly-purchased Google toy, you’re probably going to get a little upset. That’s exactly what happened with paid apps from Android’s Google Play, which were happily installing to phones, just not…

The upside to connected devices is pretty obvious: From smart thermostats to smartphone-controlled light bulbs, these gadgets have the potential to make our lives easier. There is a downside, though and it’s a pretty significant one; with so many…

If you’ve ever been burned by downloading a mobile app that you don’t want or doesn’t work, relief may be in sight… so long as you’re in South Korea, at least. The country’s Fair Trade Commission has ordered both Apple and Google to make their app…

For the past few years, NASA’s been working on a powerful rocket called the Space Launch System meant for missions to the moon, Mars and other places far from our planet. While the rocket’s not quite ready to take Bruce Willis to an asteroid, it’s at…

In the 30 years since Alexey Pajitnov first launched Tetris, the world’s most popular game has regularly been immortalized in fashion. Luxembourgian Mark Kreger wanted to do the same, but instead of cooking up a colorful print, he’s staving off…

Next month and into September, Berlin will play host to the International Teletext Art Festival (ITAF). Teletext, a basic information service delivered over analogue TV signals, was once prevalent across Europe before becoming increasingly obsolete…

Facebook’s still trying to brush off that whole psychological study with unaware users thing, but according to a former team member and outside researchers, the social network’s data science department has had (changes have been promised)…

Google must have heard the cries of people desperate for something to do on lonely after-work nights, because it just launched a new trivia game called Smart Pins. Unlike QuizUp or Jeopardy, Smarty Pins (yes, the name’s a pun) is a map-based game…

Social networks love emoji. And those better-than-real-words icons love social networks right back. Emojli is possibly the next step in that blossoming relationship: a social network with “no words, no spam, just emoji.” It hasn’t launched yet, but…

Just north of Akihabara, Tokyo’s tech epicenter, our Japanese colleagues took over an art gallery (and cafe and basement…) for its premier Engadget Fes. As well as the chance to play with Microsoft’s newest console and Surface Pro 3 (both still not…

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