The Engadget Show returns tomorrow, November 20th with Sprint’s product chief, Google TV’s lead dev, and giveaways to really be thankful for!

Attention humans: the Engadget Show is back in a big way tomorrow, November 20th at 6:30pm! Join us in New York City, where we’ll be interviewing Sprint’s product chief Fared Adib as well as Google TV product manager Salahuddin Choudhary, plus we’ll have the usual mix of raucous editor roundtable, insane giveaways (somebody is leaving ...

RIM’s Jim Balsillie says ‘you don’t need an app for the web,’ rejects Apple’s appification of the internet

It’s no secret that RIM doesn’t exactly agree with Steve Jobs’ characterization of the company’s prospects, and Jim Balsillie has some more to say on the Apple vs. RIM front, particularly where it comes to apps. It’s hard to imagine RIM catching up with Apple’s 300,000+ apps, but Jim doesn’t think that’s the point: “We ...

Rage HD review (iPhone)

The iOS App Store might already have its fair share of addictive and compelling games on offer, but when John Carmack comes calling with his latest megatextured shoot-em-up, you’ve got to sit up and pay attention. Rage HD: Mutant Bash TV isn’t so much a full-fledged game in its own right as it is a ...

Verizon’s Droid lineup available at Amazon for a penny per handset with no activation fee

Yeah, retailers are always undercutting carrier pricing, sometimes pretty dramatically, but Amazon’s taking things to the limit this weekend. You can score any of Verizon’s major Droid phones for a penny, and Verizon is also fronting the $35 Verizon line activation fee. Of course, you’ll have to sign up for a two year contract, and ...

Engadget’s Holiday Gift Guide: Video Cameras

Welcome to the Engadget Holiday Gift Guide! The team here is well aware of the heartbreaking difficulties of the seasonal shopping experience, and we want to help you sort through the trash and come up with the treasures this year. Below is today’s bevy of hand curated picks, and you can head back to the ...

Caption Contest: Steve Ballmer goes on kill-crazy rampage at Microsoft Store

In the photo above you see Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer performing a ribbon cutting at the company’s new store in Bellevue, Washington. Shortly after finishing with the ribbon, Ballmer proceeded to rampage the store and patrons, leaving 17 dead, 6 wounded, and a stunned Miley Cyrus wondering if she had made the wisest career decisions. Ballmer ...

Advent Vega goes on sale in the UK, promptly sells out

No Android Market? No problem! The 10-inch Advent Vega tablet, famously boasting NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 chipset, just went on sale across the pond earlier today, and after a matter of hours, the £249 device has already sold out. In a message that sounds eerily similar to that uttered by HP regarding its Slate, PC World ...

Honda shows off Fit EV concept at LA Auto Show, we hope to see it again

The Fit is a well regarded car here at Engadget HQ, models finding their ways into the garages and parking lots of three separate staffers, all of whom are now saying things like “ooooh” and “shiny” while looking at the lovely blue model Honda brought along to show off at the Los Angeles Auto Show. ...

Razer Nostromo gaming keypad supplants Belkin’s n52te Speedpad, does it proud

Think you’ve been gaming on the PC for awhile? If you can’t vividly remember gushing over this thing (and scrounging up pennies from under the couch in order to finance one), move along. If, however, you’re still the proud owner of an attic-bound Belkin Nostromo n52, you can definitely prepare yourself for a healthy dose ...

Russia working on a national OS, Linux ‘at the end of its life cycle’?

Remember when the Russian government confiscated computers from environmental activists, and then justified it by saying they were looking for unlicensed Microsoft software? And then Microsoft went ahead and gave a unilateral software license to all the NGOs and media outlets in the country? And then Putin wrestled an alligator? Well, it seems like the ...