Archives for July, 2013

Buy the Stroller Now or Wait for a Price Drop?

After more than a decade of online shopping, it’s still difficult to comparison shop without doing a lot of detective work. People read consumer-product reviews, troll the Web for prices, ask friends for input and create spreadsheets compiling all of these factors. Part of the Decide.com page for the BOB Revolution ...

The Weekly Roundup for 06.24.2013

You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors ...

Sony Xperia Z arriving on T-Mobile in the “comingweeks”

At CES 2013, Sony showed off a high-end, water-resistant Android smartphone called the Xperia Z. Since then, things have remained quiet regarding when the handset would make its way to U.S. shores. But now we've finally received word that T-Mobile will start selling the phone in the "coming weeks." The company ...

Toshiba will launch 84-, 65- and 58-inch 4K TVs in August, prices start at $4,999

We caught a glimpse of Toshiba's second generation 4K TVs at CES in January and at a European event in March, and now the company has announced it's delivering three versions of the L9300U series this fall. All feature its CEVO 4K Quad+Dual Core processor built-in to handle image processing ...

Zynga Co-Founder Signs On as Board Adviser at Bee Cave Games

Eric Schiermeyer, founding team member of social gaming company Zynga, announced Friday he will act as adviser to the board of directors at Bee Cave Games. The position comes on the heels of Schiermeyer’s investment in the company (the amount was not disclosed). Schiermeyer, will still hold his position at ...

Cloudability sees a new high for cloud spending, showing more cloud market momentum

Summary: Cloudability is reporting that it’s managing $500 million worth of cloud deployments. That’s a big number, and it points to the continuing growth of the public-cloud market. photo: Shutterstock user Tyler Olson The public-cloud market just keeps growing, as more enterprises supplement their on-premise deployments with shared infrastructure and increasingly startups run ...

Twitter Acquires Social Startup Spindle

Twitter has acquired Spindle, a social startup focused on the location and check-in space, and discovering local places of interest nearby. “We’ve spent the past two and a half years building a product that helps you answer the question: ‘What’s happening nearby right now?’” Spindle said in a company blog ...