The brand new Engadget: It is all about you… besides when it is about us
When Engadget began 10 years in the past, flip telephones have been ubiquitous; Firefox was nonetheless the brand new child on the block; and EDGE was chopping-edge wi-fi know-how. Clearly, issues have modified. There’s by no means been a extra thrilling time within the shopper electronics business. Innovation happens at an astonishing tempo; crowdfunding provides anybody with a good suggestion the means to deliver it to fruition; and, hell, we will print useful rocket engine elements now. We reside in a magical future, and to greatest inform you all about it, Engadget must evolve. How? I am going to get to that, however first, let me introduce myself. I am Michael Gorman (the bearded fellow seen above in a checkered shirt), your new Editor-in-Chief, and, together with new Government Editor Christopher Trout, I am steering the great ship Engadget on its revised course.
Masking an business as quick-paced and strong as shopper know-how, it is easy to get misplaced within the trivia. For 10 years, Engadget has been laser-targeted on exhaustive protection of that business and within the course of, we have develop into the go-to supply for “telephone will get replace” posts and tales that learn like a spec sheet. All on the expense of telling you what all of it truly means. In the present day, that modifications.
It isn’t that we’re tossing display resolutions and processor speeds into the bin, however we’re going to give attention to telling the tales behind these specs. Know-how is altering our world in astonishing and typically devastating methods, and it is our mission to inform you how and why with the identical wit and perception you’ve got come to anticipate from Engadget. As all the time, we nonetheless need to be your go-to supply for information on all the devices (new and previous), and in case you’re within the nitty-gritty of gadgetry, our database is there to interrupt all of it down for you.
It is time to take a step again and take a look at the large image. And if you have not observed, we’re actually devoted to that mission with the rollout of a lot bigger article pictures. Not all the new pictures can be so self-serving (promise), however measurement-clever at the least, there’s a lot extra the place that got here from.
We’re simply getting began.
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