Fire risk makes Verizon recall 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots

If you have an Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspot from Verizon (the owner of Engadget’s parent company), you may want to check it right now. The carrier has issued a recall for 2.5 million Jetpack mobile hotspots after receiving 15 reports of instances wherein the device overheated. In six of those, the device caused fire damage to bedding or flooring, More...

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Jon Fingas
By Boston Journal On Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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Apple Watch can monitor the frailty of cardiovascular patients at home

The Apple Watch on your wrist might serve as a vital medical monitoring tool in the right circumstances. According to MyHealthyApple and MacRumors, Stanford researchers funded by Apple have determined that the More...

Saqib Shah
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
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Logitech’s first ‘in-ear monitors’ for gaming cost $50

After dropping the high-end Pro X Wireless headset last year, Logitech is switching gears with its first wired in-ear monitors (IEMs) for gaming. The G333 cost $50, come in three colorways, and are aimed at gamers More...

Amazon Alexa app for Xbox
By Boston Journal On Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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Amazon Alexa app for Xbox

Microsoft has slowly opened the Xbox platform to non-Cortana home automation voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, but now Amazon is going one step further. Now an Alexa app for Xbox is poised More...

By Boston Journal On Saturday, February 20th, 2021
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A ‘Diablo II’ HD remaster is coming to PC and consoles this year

Blizzard is remastering Diablo II. You’ll be able to replay the classic action RPG later this year on PC and consoles, with support for cross-progression between platforms. The remaster will feature both More...

By Boston Journal On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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ICYMI: Check out ASUS’ new dual-screen laptop in action

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn More...

By Boston Journal On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
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Chrome OS 88 turns your Chromebook into an impromptu smart display

Google has started rolling out Chrome OS 88. The update includes a couple of enhancements, the most notable of which is a new screen saver you can use to get more functionality out of your computer’s lock screen.  By More...

Samsung is expanding S Pen support to more devices
By Boston Journal On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Samsung is expanding S Pen support to more devices

“We are committed to innovating new mobile experiences that flow seamlessly and continuously to make our consumers’ lives easier and better. We’ve made the bold decision to expand the S Pen experience to More...

LG will demo a 'bendable' OLED gaming monitor at CES 2021
By Boston Journal On Sunday, January 3rd, 2021
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LG will demo a ‘bendable’ OLED gaming monitor at CES 2021

In addition to several transparent OLED demos, LG Display will also be showing off a gaming-related concept product at its CES 2021 virtual showroom: a 48-inch 4K “Bendable CSO (Cinematic Sound OLED) display” More...

Samsung's Galaxy Chromebook 2 looks like its predecessor in leaked image
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 looks like its predecessor in leaked image

Samsung is apparently working on a follow-up to the Galaxy Chromebook it released earlier this year. And based on a photo leaked by Evan Blass (a.k.a. evleaks), it pretty much looks like its predecessor with some More...