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We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

engadget.com — It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: remember that awesome scene from Back to the Future Part II? It's one step closer to reality: a California startup just built a real, working hoverboard.

Apple really doesn't want you to upgrade the Mac Mini

engadget.com — After the new-but-not-very-fresh iPad mini 3, the most disappointing part of Apple's recent show-and-tell was the $499 Mac mini -- the RAM is now soldered in, making it impossible to upgrade. has just revealed that the model has other user-unfriendly features as well.
Oct 21, 2014

Apple wants you to put down the screwdriver and back away slowly from the Mac Mini engadget.com/2014/10/21/ifi… via @engadget

Oct 21, 2014

Turns out, if you tear a mac mini down, it looks like a camping stove: engadget.com/2014/10/21/ifi…

Apple's iOS 8.1 update is waiting for you to download it

engadget.com — Well, it's Monday, and that can only mean one thing: Apple's iOS 8.1 update has finally gone live for your installing pleasure. To recap, the new software - which is debuting just over a month since iOS 8 first hit - brings back once-trashed favorites like the Camera Roll, and strengthens the connection between your iPhone and Yosemite-powered Mac with features like SMS handoff and the uber-impressive Instant Hotspot.

China allegedly using iCloud to secretly collect user data

engadget.com — Notorious for the constant surveilling and censorship of its people, the Chinese government appears to be at it again -- this time with Apple iOS users.