Raised in the tropics of Malaysia, Nicole arrived in the United States in search of love, happiness and ubiquitous broadband. That last one is still a dream, but two out of three isn't bad. Her love for words and technology reached a fever pitch in San Francisco, where she learned you could make a living writing about gadgets, video games and the internet. Truly, a dream come true. Other interests include baseball, coffee, cooking and chasing after her precocious little cat.
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"Tech is not a meritocracy."
What we’re buying: Laptop bags (and an iPhone case) edition
This month we're looking at bags (and a case) from Waterfield Designs, Dagne Dover and Lopie.
Engadget at 15: A look at how much tech has changed
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A look back at Samsung's Galaxy S lineup
A ten-year retrospective.
Samsung's Galaxy S10 provides a sneak peek at WiFi's future
A promise of a faster, less-congested network.
Vuzix’s smart glasses still aren’t ready for prime time
Despite its features, it's not worth $1,000.
Audible has a 'Choose Your Own Adventure' experience on Alexa
The childhood classic gets a high-tech upgrade.
Google debuts new Android apps for the hard of hearing
One transcribes speech in real-time while the other amplifies sounds.
Apple 'temporarily' blocks Google's internal iOS apps, too
Facebook's not the only one in trouble.