Finished Atari VCS design pays homage to its 2600 roots

Now that the Atari VCS team has once again delayed its retro console to give it more powerful innards, it's ready to show what that redesign looks like. The developers have unveiled what they say is the "production-ready" system design, and it pays…
Source: Engadget | Finished Atari VCS design pays homage to its 2600 roots

Apple recruits Tesla's head of electric powertrains

Just because Apple scaled back its self-driving car team doesn't mean it's out of the game. If anything, it made a potentially significant hire. The company has hired Michael Schwekutsch, the Tesla VP overseeing electric powertrains, as a Senior Di…
Source: Engadget | Apple recruits Tesla's head of electric powertrains

Why Garfield phones have littered French beaches for 35 years

There's no better symbol of plastic ocean pollution and '80s consumerism gone wild than the Garfield phones of Brittany. The handsets, in the form of the aggressively unfunny cat, have been washing up on French beaches for decades. However, the novel…
Source: Engadget | Why Garfield phones have littered French beaches for 35 years

AT&T is the first 5G carrier in the US to reach gigabit speeds

The initial 5G rollout in the US has been underwhelming, in part because those vaunted gigabit-class speeds have been nowhere to be found. AT&T, at least, is inching closer to that goal. The provider has declared that it's the first US telecom…
Source: Engadget | AT&T is the first 5G carrier in the US to reach gigabit speeds

Investigators say Saudi Arabia accessed Jeff Bezos' phone

Jeff Bezos' accusations of blackmail and extortion extend beyond just the National Enquirer and its parent AMI. Bezos' investigation team has determined "with high confidence" that Saudi Arabia had access to the Amazon chief's phone. Team leader G…
Source: Engadget | Investigators say Saudi Arabia accessed Jeff Bezos' phone

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg proposes four ways to regulate the internet

Facebook has signaled some openness to regulations, but it's making things clearer this weekend. Mark Zuckerberg has posted an editorial floating four ideas for regulating the internet, including approaches that could apply worldwide. To begin with…
Source: Engadget | Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg proposes four ways to regulate the internet