ICYMI: More gadget highlights from CES 2021

  • January 16, 2021
While CES was a bit different this year, we still managed to check out a number of inspiring new devices, apps and services. While we acknowledged the most promising tech in Engadget’s Best of CES awards, there remain a bunch of gadgets that didn’t m…

ICYMI: We take a listen to Apple’s AirPods Max

  • January 9, 2021
It’s been a busy few weeks here at Engadget. In addition to celebrating the holidays, ringing in the New Year and prepping for next week’s virtual CES, we’ve kept reviewing all the new gadgets and components that we can get our hands on. We start off…

You can now spend China’s digital currency at an online store

  • December 6, 2020
China’s official digital currency is now usable in a meaningful way… more or less. Reuters reports that JD.com now accepts digital yuan for some purchases at its site, making it the first online platform to take the virtual money. You’ll need to ha…

Fired Amazon worker gets a court hearing over retaliation claims

  • December 5, 2020
Amazon workers alleging retaliation over whistleblowing and labor organization will get at least one day in court. BuzzFeed News has learned that the National Labor Relations Board has granted former worker Courtney Bowden a hearing before an adminis…

Zappos’ pioneering ex-CEO Tony Hsieh dies at 46

  • November 28, 2020
Internet shopping just lost one of its most influential figures. TechCrunch has confirmed that Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of online shoe giant Zappos, died on November 27th at the age of 46 from injuries sustained in a house fire. He’s best known for…

Microsoft Edge now offers a built-in coupon tool

  • November 19, 2020
Microsoft is adding a host of new shopping-related features to Edge — good thing too because it seems the Black Friday sales started earlier than usual. To start, Microsoft has tweaked Edge’s existing price comparison tool to make it more useful. Mi…

Google may turn YouTube into a shopping destination

  • October 9, 2020
At some point in your YouTube watching career, you’ve probably dug into the description of a video to tap on an Amazon referral link. Whether you’re into tech, photography, gaming or almost any other hobby, most channels use those links as a way to g…