Korg Volca Modular synth review: As weird as it is affordable

This review is a little different. Normally when Engadget reviews something, we're bringing years of experience and expertise to the table. But not here. The Volca Modular is a semimodular, West Coast-style synthesizer. And until I received this revi...

CBS will air the Nintendo World Championships starting August 25th

CBS is set to air the Nintendo World Championships later this month. The trio of esports tournaments -- in which Super Mario Maker 2, Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players duked it out -- will debut on August 25th at 1 PM ET. The network...

Prepare yourselves for a deluge of new AR filters on Instagram

As of today, anyone can create AR filters and effects for Instagram. Facebook has opened Spark AR -- the tool responsible for pretty much every AR experience you've encountered across Facebook's products -- to the Instagramming public.

‘Brave Father Online’ is a ‘Final Fantasy’ movie with heart

Brave Father Online is a gem of a movie. It's charming, funny and has plenty to say about empathy, the value of community and why you should forge deeper connections with loved ones. And even though much of the action takes place inside a video game,...

Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying

After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications for it. Google, for example, added AR navigation to Maps, overlaying arrows on the world in front of y...

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ returns November 17th

After almost two years since the last installment dropped, Netflix has revealed a release date for season three of The Crown: November 17th. It will chart the Royal Family's history between 1964 and 1977, and touch on events such as the Beatles' asce...

Creating electricity from a bog in a bomb crater

They might not deliver as much electricity as solar panels and windmills, but geobacter have an extra talent. The microorganisms can purify water by consuming waste, then excrete electrons we can harvest as energy. To show that in action, Artist Tere...