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Welcome to your weekend. CES is about to start, and before we dive headlong into a series of press conferences and hands-on demonstrations, we’ll try to figure out where all these cars came from? Also, we have some stories you may have missed from earlier in the week like our review of the Switch NES gamepads.
As an increasing amount of automakers position their vehicles as more than just dumb four-wheeled machines, the CES “auto show” will grow.
The new Latitude 7400 2-in-1 is a sleek machine that looks more like a MacBook than a standard corporate device. It has a polished aluminum case with diamond cut edges, and it manages to cram in a 14-inch 1080p touchscreen while weighing three pounds. Unlike Apple, Dell is giving professionals plenty of port options, including two USB Type-A ports, two USB Type-C connections with power delivery, an HDMI connection and an SD card reader.
We’re not quite done dusting off the glitter from our New Year’s Day celebrations, but it’s time to turn our attention once again to that other big event in January: the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). From smart homes to the biggest of big-screen TVs, here’s a brief sneak peek at what we expect from this year’s show.
Every year when Engadget reviews a new iPhone, we note that Apple’s silicon offers far more power than most users need. The good news is that a few years later, those chips are still enough for most people. And given how the pace of other innovations in smartphone hardware has slowed over the past few years, there’s less reason than ever to upgrade every time a new iPhone arrives.
The Switch NES controllers look just like the original, with the same blocky corners, plastic-yet-solid construction and concave buttons that hold your fingers just right. They even charge by sliding onto the console while it’s docked, although playing is a wireless-only affair. However, at $60 they’re an expensive add-on for controllers that are only meant to play emulated NES titles available via the new Online service.
But wait, there’s more…
- Scarlett Johansson says fighting deepfake porn is ‘fruitless’
- Qualcomm shells out billions to uphold Apple’s German iPhone ban
- Google’s Fuchsia OS will be able to run Android apps
- Soulja Boy’s emulator consoles meet their inevitable end
- LG’s 2019 TVs add HDMI 2.1 and 8K
- ‘Stranger Things’ season three arrives July 4th
- China detains scientist who claims to have made gene-edited babies
- Massive data leak affects hundreds of German politicians
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