Blin.gy puts you inside your favorite music video

screen-shot-2017-02-17-at-11-31-52-am A green-screen effect, or chroma keying, is nothing new. But it’s not really consumer technology — mainly because of the need for an actual green screen, a static camera and studio-quality lighting. But being able to have a live video background behind you is cool. Meet Blin.gy, a new app that’s figured out how to achieve a “mobile green-screen effect.” Read More

Crunch Report | Flying Car for $400,000

Musical.ly releases Ping Pong, a new video messenger app, PAL-V is pre-selling its flying car, Elon Musk talks about the symbiosis of mind and machine and Apple might be contemplating wireless charging for the iPhone 8. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

Dating app makes you call your match to get started

With most dating services, live human interaction is usually the last thing that happens. It's what you get if that back-and-forth messaging actually leads somewhere. In Hotline's newly launched service, however, it's not just prominent… it's man…

Flipboard streamlines your feed with ‘Smart Magazines’

The latest update from news aggregation service Flipboard aims to further unify and organize users' online feeds by introducing "Smart Magazines." The new feature creates topic-specific publications that readers can customize by selecting their favor…

RadiTo podcast app sidesteps Iran’s censorship

Fighting censorship has become an active part of life in the future we live in. To help combat it in Iran, the RadiTo app offers programming from the BBC, Iran's Radio Farda and Radio Zamaneh from Amsterdam. As Wired reports, it's available on Androi…

Introducing the new Engadget app!

We have some big news today: Engadget has a new app for iOS and Android! (About time, right?) The new mobile app has been completely rebuilt and redesigned. You get all the same great content from our site, including breaking news, reviews, galleries…

Lyft now books rides based on your calendar

Uber isn't the only ridesharing company to integrate your calendar and simplify booking trips. Lyft has added its own calendar syncing feature, making it easy to pick the address of your next meeting as the destination. It works on both Android and…

Fender brings its guitar tuner app to Android devices

Fender kicked off its digital push back in August with the release of the Tune app for iOS. Now the guitar maker is bringing that piece of mobile software to Android devices. Fender Tune is now available from Google Play, delivering a convenient opti…