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Alcatraz AI is building Face ID for corporate badges

Meet Alcatraz AI, a startup that wants to replace all the badge readers in your office with a Face ID-like camera system. Alcatraz has integrated multiple sensors to identify faces and unlock doors effortlessly. If you think about it, it’s weird that fingerprint sensors took off on mobile but everybody ...

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Canon takes on Fuji with new instant-print CLIQ cameras

Instant print cameras have been popular for a long, long time, but they’re seeing a renaissance now — led by Fujifilm, whose Instax mini-films and cameras lead the pack. But Canon wants in, and has debuted a pair of new cameras to challenge Fuji’s dominance — but their reliance on ...

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Apple sells wireless charging AirPods, cancels charger days later

“Works with AirPower mat”. Apparently not. It looks to me like Apple doesn’t treat customers with the same “high standard” of care it apparently reserves for its hardware quality. Nine days after launching its $199 wireless charging AirPods headphones that touted compatibility with the forthcoming Apple AirPower inductive charger mat, ...

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Ask Engadget: What's the best connected guitar amp?

Terrence O’BrienManaging Editor There’s a ton of guitar amps out there that connect to a computer or your phone. But some are definitely better than others. One of the most popular is Fender’s Mustang GT line. It’s probably the most tech-infused line of amps out there. (At least at the ...

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