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  • Netflix is making a CG-animated 'Ultraman' feature film (www.engadget.com)

    05/14/2021 06:37 AM

    Netflix is developing an Ultraman CG-animated feature film in partnership with Tsuburaya Productions.

  • Fisker, Foxconn deal to build EVs in the US is 'signed and sealed' (www.engadget.com)

    05/14/2021 03:56 AM

    The iPhone manufacturer is teaming up with Fisker to build an electric car.

  • ESPN+ will stream La Liga soccer starting next season (www.engadget.com)

    05/14/2021 12:58 AM

    After losing Italy's Serie A to Paramount+, ESPN has announced a deal with Spain's La Liga for next season.

  • Elon Musk efficiency tweet pushes Dogecoin prices up again (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 11:34 PM

    Doge prices spiked after Elon Musk tweeted about "potentially promising" work to make the meme cryptocurrency more efficient.

  • SpaceX charts a path for Starship's first orbital test flight (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 10:29 PM

    In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the company details how it hopes its latest test flight will unfold.

  • Pinterest will test livestreamed events with three days of creator workshops (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 10:05 PM

    Starting on May 24th, Pinterest will host a three-day online event that will see the company livestream content from some of its popular content creators.

  • Disney cuts the theater-exclusive window in half for 'Free Guy,' 'Shang-Chi' (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 09:17 PM

    New Disney movies will only be exclusive to theaters for 45 days instead of 90.

  • Twitter finally brings DM search to Android (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 08:22 PM

    Nearly two years after introducing a search feature to DMs on iOS and the web, Twitter is finally bringing the update to Android.

  • Facebook clarifies hate speech policies following Oversight Board recommendations (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 07:45 PM

    In response to a decision the panel came to on a video involving two individuals wearing blackface, the company says it will tweak the policy rationale section of its community guidelines on hate speech to add more context on why it prohibits harmful stereotypes.

  • 'Friends: The Reunion' hits HBO Max on May 27th (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 06:40 PM

    HBO Max will begin streaming Friends: The Reunion on May 27th.

  • Amazon detective show 'Bosch' returns for its final season on June 25th (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 06:19 PM

    With seven seasons under its belt, 'Bosch' has had a longer run than most streaming shows.

  • Itch.io won't take a cut of game sales on May 14th (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 05:14 PM

    This Friday, May 14th, indie game storefront Itch.io will hold its first-ever Creator Day.

  • The Rock's 'Jungle Cruise' movie will hit Disney+ the same day as theaters (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 05:03 PM

    You can pay $30 to stream it at home on July 30th.

  • The best games for Nintendo Switch (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 04:00 PM

    Here's a list of the best games for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite, as chosen by Engadget editors.

  • Framework’s modular DIY laptop is available to pre-order (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 03:00 PM

    Each module is replaceable, which should hopefully make it last for a lot longer.

  • Netflix's 'Masters of the Universe' premieres July 23rd with action figures in tow (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 03:00 PM

    Netflix is premiering Kevin Smith's 'Masters of the Universe: Revelation' series on July 23rd, and it's showing off the matching action figures.

  • Discord is making it easier to find servers hosting live speakers (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 03:00 PM

    In June, Discord will roll out a feature called Stage Discovery.

  • These Klipsch wireless earbuds are on sale for $120 (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 02:55 PM

    This pair of refurbished Klipsch T5 II True Wireless Earphones provide up to eight hours of playback or 32 hours with the included charging case.

  • Sony reveals new galaxy-inspired PS5 DualSense controllers (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 02:15 PM

    You'll soon be able to pick up Midnight Black and Cosmic Red versions.

  • 'Grand Theft Auto V' mod adds uncanny photorealism through AI (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 01:50 PM

    Researchers have used machine learning to add photorealism to 'Grand Theft Auto V,' hinting at the future of AI-assisted graphics in games.

  • Brain implant lets people with paralysis write using their minds (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 01:39 PM

    Researchers from Stanford University have created a brain chip interface that allows the paralyzed to write on-screen using their thoughts.

  • The Nokia 2720 Flip phone is finally coming to the US (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 01:00 PM

    HMD Global is releasing the Nokia 2720 V Flip in the US on Verizon.

  • Lenovo introduces ‘Go’ line of PC accessories (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 01:00 PM

    Lenovo has launched a new sub-brand called Lenovo Go that focuses on designing and manufacturing accessories for the PC.

  • Amazon Echo Buds (2nd gen) review: Improved in nearly every way (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 01:00 PM

    Amazon’s second-gen Echo Buds are a big improvement over the first version, but a few key areas show there’s still work to be done.

  • Roku will release 30 ex-Quibi 'Originals' on May 20th (www.engadget.com)

    05/13/2021 01:00 PM

    Chrissy's Court and The Fugitive are both in the initial drop.

  • Programmatically Identifying Political Media (maxburstein.com)

    11/02/2020 05:29 PM

    With the US election coming up, the amount of political media in my face has reached an all time high. In fact this is a common complaint I hear among people I talk to, even those not in the US. So I thought to myself what if there was a way to identify political media before I ever got to the content...Keep that thought in mind as you read through this post and think how you or someone else could use this technology.…

  • Max Does Europe (maxburstein.com)

    12/31/2015 06:20 AM

    Hallå!

    You've made it to one of the longest blog posts I may ever write. So long that I'd consider it more of a short novel rather than a single blog post. If you're more of a picture person head over to http://imgur.com/a/seJ1P or my Facebook page for all the images from my trip (including ones not shown here). Alternatively, find me, buy me a beer and sit back and relax while I tell you the epic stories from my journey. Estimated read…

  • Rendering 12,000 Image Albums at Imgur (maxburstein.com)

    09/14/2015 05:12 PM

    Today marks a great day for wallpaper enthusiasts everywhere. Today's the day a newly designed Imgur launches, and with it comes some great performance improvements. My favorite is our new way to load giant albums without ridiculous lag. To put this new algorithm to the test I'm going to compare the perceived load speed of this 12,000 image album to what was previously on the site.

    TL;DR

    • Utilized React.js more
    • Only render DOM elements that are in the viewport buffer zone
    • Saw FPS…

  • My Experience Making My First Android App (maxburstein.com)

    07/15/2014 04:23 AM

    Like too many people these days I tend to spend a lot of time on my phone. It's a tough habit to quit. So is playing DotA, my favorite game. Allow me to take you back over the past 3 weeks of getting to know Android development (I'll try to skip through some of the boring parts).

    The Start (3 weeks ago)

    With the largest e-sports tournament to date kicking off in a few weeks I saw an opportunity to corner a…

  • From 0 To 500 Users In 7 Days (maxburstein.com)

    03/17/2014 03:00 AM

    I recently launched an idea I had been thinking about for quite some time called Problem of the Day. If you haven't checked it out the basic run down is a new programming or logic puzzle every Monday through Friday. Most of the problems are meant to be solvable over breakfast, lunch, or whenever you have some free time.

    My goal for this post is to give you some ideas on what I did for my launch so that you can see…