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Microsoft will match Chrome with more frequent Edge updates

Microsoft will switch to a four-week release cycle for stable builds of Edge later this year. It plans to move to that schedule starting with Edge 94, which should arrive in September. Earlier this month, Google announced that Chrome would move to that cycle with Chrome 94 (which should drop in the third quarter) as …

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The Morning After: The worst way to watch ‘Tenet’

Welcome to Friday morning. As some email subscribers may have noticed, the daily newsletter has been on hiatus for several weeks as we contended with a persistent technical issue. We’ve now figured out a fix, so we’re back to our regularly scheduled newsletter. Today, it includes a smartphone with a ‘microscope’ camera, Tenet on a …

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Pakistan bans TikTok again for hosting ‘obscene’ content

Tiktok users in Pakistan won’t be able to access the app yet again after the Peshawar High Court issued an order to ban the short-form video sharing platform in the country. According to Al Jazeera, Ary News TV and other local news outlets, the court made the ruling during a hearing into a petition against …

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HBO Max will show off its streaming library with an interactive SXSW experience

South by Southwest is taking place online this year, and one of the things attendees can check out is an interactive HBO Max experience. HBO Max Orbit aims to show off the depth of the streaming service’s catalog in a novel way. Through facial movement recognition and voice commands, HBO Max Orbit will allow you …

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Canoo plans to launch this oddly-shaped electric truck in 2023

Canoo has already given us a peek at the van and delivery vehicle it plans to launch, and now the company has unveiled images of its first electric pickup truck built on the same electric platform. According to the company, pre-orders will start in Q2 of this year, with the truck’s release due in early …

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How to pre-order the Sonos Roam speaker

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 an affiliate commission. Sonos confirmed the rumors of a new device today by announcing the Roam portable speaker. It’s meant …

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Twitter sues Texas AG alleging political retaliation for Trump ban

Twitter isn’t happy that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton launched an investigation into the company after it banned former President Trump. CBS News reports Twitter has sued Paxton in federal court, alleging the AG is violating the First Amendment by trying to punish the social network for exercising free speech rights over the content it …

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Microsoft will reportedly offer AMD CPUs across its Surface Laptop 4 lineup

Since 2019, Microsoft has offered a 15-inch version of the Surface Laptop 3 that you can configure with an AMD processor. And now it looks like the company plans to offer that same option to people who want the 13.5-inch model. According to a report from WinFuture spotted by Windows Central, Microsoft will release the …

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US plans ‘a mix of actions’ against Russia over SolarWinds cyberattack

The US is preparing to retaliate against Russia after determining the country was probably involved in the SolarWinds cyberattack. Without providing specifics, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed to CNBC that the government will carry out “a mix of actions seen and unseen.” According to the New York Times, the US may start conducting …

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China five-year plan aims for supremacy in AI, quantum computing

China’s tech industry has been hit hard by US trade battles and the economic uncertainties of the pandemic, but it’s eager to bounce back in the relatively near future. According to the Wall Street Journal, the country used its annual party meeting to outline a five-year plan for advancing technology that aids “national security and …

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