The biggest story of this week remains the Perseverance rover. NASA’s latest space robot brought another Linux device to Mars, and already returns impressive images. We will have to wait a little longer for the HD video and the first drone flight – be careful fake videos circulating on social media – but next week should be even better.
Until then you can always catch up WandaVision bite size episodes, and be sure to stick around after the credits start.
– Richard Lawler
And ‘Diablo II’
Blizzard’s online-only convention is taking place this weekend, and the opening speeches provided plenty of information about upcoming games. We didn’t have any big surprises, but there are details on two different Diablo games. Developers have spoken Diablo IV new Rogue class, and revealed that later this year Risen Diablo II will bring the game to PCs and consoles with remastered HD graphics.
The company also gave players a preview of some Overwatch 2 levels, launched an arcade collection with The Lost Vikings, Rock N Roll Racing, and Blackthorne, and unveiled a Fireplace Classic format that brings the game back to its 2014 form.
And a $ 55 discount on the 4th gen smart lock for August.
Those waiting for a deal on an OLED TV can get an LG CX model at a significantly reduced price, and Apple’s Mac mini M1 has hit a new all-time low of $ 600. Amazon also has a sale on most of its Fire tablets, dropping the Fire 7 to $ 40 and its kids to $ 60.
Here are all of the best deals of the week that you can still grab today, and don’t forget to follow. @EngadgetDeals on Twitter for more updates.
Why has the power grid failed in Texas?
This week, Devindra and Cherlynn chat with Texan and native techie Alex Cranz about what happened and why Texas is so unique when it comes to electrical infrastructure in the United States. Additionally, they delve into Facebook’s decision to stop re-sharing in Australia, and why Lastpass decided to make its free password management much more complicated.
Something is missing.
After driving Ford’s new electric crossover, Andrew Tarantola says he would take one in a second. Sadly, that doesn’t mean he thinks he’s earned that Mustang name and badge.
But wait, there is more …