personal computing

Steam is holding a sale to celebrate the launch of Remote Play Together

After a brisk, one-month beta, Valve's new Remote Play Together feature is now available to all Steam users. As the name suggests, it allows you and up to three other friends to play split-screen

'Gylt' hands-on: Stadia's first exclusive game is simply spooky

The developers at Tequila Works get bored easily. At least, that's how it seems after scrolling through a list of games the independent Spanish studio has released since 2012. It starts with

'Gylt' hands-on: Stadia's first exclusive game is simply spooky

The developers at Tequila Works get bored easily. At least, that's how it seems after scrolling through a list of games the independent Spanish studio has released since 2012. It starts with

The 16-inch MacBook Pro has a mysterious 'lid angle sensor'

The 16-inch MacBook Pro still has some mysteries left after its initial teardown. Both MacRumors and iFixit have confirmed the presence of a "lid angle sensor" that appears to replace the usual Hall

Amazon made big price cuts on its Echo and Fire TV devices for Black Friday

Ahead of Thanksgiving next week, Amazon has shared a preview of its Black Friday deals. This year, the company's Black Friday sale will run a full week starting on November 22nd. Amazon will have a

Apple commits to making new media apps for Windows

It seems that Apple is finally turning its attention to its Windows users. A new Apple job listing reveals that the company is hiring software engineers to build "the next generation of media apps for

The Morning After: Audi's E-Tron Sportback has a 'carpet of light'

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.The LA Auto Show is in full swing, so we've got electrified vehicles from Audi, Karma and Lincoln to discuss. A fourth Star Trek movie has found its

'Fortnite' DirectX 12 update boosts performance on high-end PCs

Fortnite is about to make better use of your fast gaming rig. Epic is rolling out an update to the Windows version of its battle royale shooter that adds support for DirectX 12. If you have a high-end

'Fortnite' DirectX 12 update boosts performance on high-end PCs

Fortnite is about to make better use of your fast gaming rig. Epic is rolling out an update to the Windows version of its battle royale shooter that adds support for DirectX 12. If you have a high-end

Arturia’s V Collection 7 plug-in synth suite is $200 off for Black Friday

Arturia creates some of the best plug-in versions of vintage synthesizers; users get authentic new wave and classic rock sounds without filling an entire room with keyboards. Musicians who want to

NVIDIA's RTX Studio driver speeds up ray-traced V-Ray rendering

When you see a particularly shiny, photorealistic 3D scene, there's a good chance it was created on Autodesk's 3DS Max or Maya using Chaos Group's V-Ray renderer. It can take a long time for

NVIDIA's RTX Studio driver speeds up ray-traced V-Ray rendering

When you see a particularly shiny, photorealistic 3D scene, there's a good chance it was created on Autodesk's 3DS Max or Maya using Chaos Group's V-Ray renderer. It can take a long time for

'Detroit: Become Human' is coming to PC on December 12th

It took a while, but the PC version of Detroit: Become Human is nearly here. Quantic Dream has revealed that the Windows edition will be available through the Epic Games Store on December 12th, with

'Detroit: Become Human' is coming to PC on December 12th

It took a while, but the PC version of Detroit: Become Human is nearly here. Quantic Dream has revealed that the Windows edition will be available through the Epic Games Store on December 12th, with

Ask Engadget: What browser plug-ins will help with holiday shopping?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from

Google's redesigned 'My Devices' page now tracks computers

Google's My Devices page has largely been replaced by the Find My Device feature, but it's still widely used by G Suite users. Up until now, it's only worked with phones and tablets, but Google has

The Morning After: Valve's new 'Half-Life' VR game

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning we're ready to talk about Half-Life: Alyx as well as the reality of Google Stadia and cloud gaming. Samsung's Kylo Ren-themed Galaxy Note 10+ is

iFixit pulls apart the 16-inch MacBook Pro and sees little has changed

After Apple unveiled the 16-inch MacBook Pro last week, iFixit quickly pried off a few keys to give us a look at the return of the scissor switch mechanism, but what about the rest of the laptop? Now

Valve will unveil its 'Half-Life: Alyx' VR game on Thursday

No, your eyes aren't deceiving you: after 12 years, Valve has announced a new Half-Life game. The company has confirmed swirling rumors with word that it will reveal Half-Life: Alyx, its "flagship VR

Valve will unveil its 'Half-Life: Alyx' VR game on Thursday

No, your eyes aren't deceiving you: after 12 years, Valve has announced a new Half-Life game. The company has confirmed swirling rumors with word that it will reveal Half-Life: Alyx, its "flagship VR