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QuickType Could Be The Most Fun You Have With iOS 8

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Since ancient times, iPhone owners have cursed the dreaded Autocorrect. They've lived in fear that the Apple monstrosity will get them fired, alienate them from parents, and generally destroy all forms of meaningful relationship. With...Show More Summary

This Storm-Hunting Drone Flew Into the Eye of a Hurricane

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When Hurricane Edouard came whooshing over North Atlantic this week, one little drone was ready. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coyote is neither especially big nor especially tough-looking, but it flew where no pilot—and no drone—had ever flown before. This is the future of storm hunting. Read more...

Dyson Just Crowned This Smart Cart as the Year's Best American Invention

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Dyson is renowned as much for its inventions as the way it makes them—a process The New Yorker once described as "a second industrial revolution." That's why the James Dyson Foundation was created: To foster and promote young inventors. Show More Summary

Just What Are These Groovy Generators Trying to Power Anyway?

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

And you thought the flying toasters were a sight to behold. This animated jam is a treasure trove of more marvelous machines that shouldn't exist. But why are they all wired up like that? Read more...

Doctors Could 3D Print Their Own Tools For a Fraction of the Cost

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The cost of the instruments needed to run a hospital or a lab is often exorbitant—but what if doctors and scientists could simply print their own tools from an open library of designs? That's what a paper published today suggests. Read more...

The First Driverless Transit System in the U.S. Starts Rolling in 2017

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Since 2011, Honolulu's been busy building a $5.2 billion solution to help alleviate the mind-blowing traffic congestion that's come to define life on Oahu's South Shore. The Honolulu Rail Transit Project is a 20-mile, 21-station elevated train—and it will be the first completely driverless rail system in the U.S. Read more...

The Evolution of Potty Training Tech

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

At some point between the terrible twos and terrifying threes, most of us embarked on a pilgrimage to the great ceramic bowl in the sky. It was a long journey, which left in its wake frustrated parents, soiled sheets, and tiny mounds of ill-timed poop. But over time, with practice and patience, we collectively conquered the art of potty usage. Read more...

Taking the Canon 7D Mark II For a Walk (With Test Shots)

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We just got our hands on a pre-production beta unit of Canon's latest DSLR, the 7D Mark II. We wasted no time in hitting the streets to grab some shots for your viewing pleasure. Read more...

A Chemistry Set Spice Rack Puts Science in the Spotlight At Supper Time

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Even something as simple as making toast involves a whole lot of complex science that most of us don't even think about. But when dinner preparation involves a chemistry set full of spices, you'll be hard pressed to not wonder about all the chemical reactions going down in your dinner. Read more...

How to Download iOS 8 Without Deleting All Your Stuff

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Now that iOS 8 is finally here, many an iPhone user has eagerly swiped over to the update screen only to find that the greedy install package just won't fit. But don't worry—you don't have to go on a deleting rampage. All it takes is a few simple workarounds, and you can have your iOS 8 and keep your data, too. Read more...

The World's Greatest Cup Holder Can Survive the World's Worst Drivers

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When it comes to cup holders, most of us are just looking for a place to secure our drinks while we're driving. It turns out we should be asking more of them—a lot more. Maksim Ghyvoronsky has invented a better alternative, an aftermarket...Show More Summary

Verizon Will Get Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Following last week's announcement that iPhones would support Wi-Fi Calling, and that T-Mobile would get it right away, all the other carriers have been forced to make their plans for the service known. Lo, Verizon will get the service, albeit, a little reluctantly. Read more...

Chromecast's New Slingbox App Puts Your Entire TV Lineup in Your Pocket

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What if you could bring your entire TV to a friend's house, all your channels and DVR programs intact? That's more of less what the Slingbox app for Chromecast lets you do. With a Slingbox hooked up to your home theater and the SlingPlayer...Show More Summary

Eyes On With the 270-Degree Future of Cinema

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A 270-degree, wraparound triple-screen theater system has just begun rolling out to very select theaters nationwide—only five, in fact—with hopes of delivering an immersive movie-going experience that succeeds where 3D has so miserably failed. Show More Summary

Scientists Are Reinventing Photosynthesis to Grow More Food

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What if we could grow rice and wheat with the same amount of water and fertilizer but end up with 50 percent more food? Sound like magic? Bad accounting? No, just some chemistry and genetic engineering. Scientists have recently figured out the second of three steps to make photosynthesis a whole lot more efficient in plants. Read more...

Apple TV Got a Redesign and a Beats Music App

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

iPhones and iPads aren't the only devices getting some OS attention today. Apple has also released an update to Apple TV, which we caught a glimpse of last month. Only accessible to third-generation Apple TV users, the operating system embraces its mobile partner's approach to design with flat icons and thin text. Read more...

BitTorrent Bleep, the Secure P2P Chat, Is Available For Mac and Android

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A few months ago, we told you about BitTorrent Bleep, the plan to create super secure chat that uses the P2P BitTorrent protocol to avoid the third-party servers that can be used to spy on you. Today, it's been opened to a public Alpha testing stage so everyone can try it. Additionally, it's now available for both Mac and Android instead of just Windows. Read more...

Architects Designed These Intricate Cat Shelters Because Cats

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cat folks know their precious furball deserves the very best, but feral kitties are often left to fend for themselves. So FixNation, a non-profit dedicated to spaying and neutering street felines, commissioned a group of LA-based architects to design custom outdoor accommodations for an event raising awareness—and cash—for their cause. Read more...

6 iOS 8 Keyboards That Are Better Than What Apple Gives You

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

With the arrival of iOS 8, the iPhone finally—finally!—gets access to custom keyboards, liberating your thumbs from the tyranny of Apple's tepid offering. Here's a guide to some of the best keyboards coming your way today or in the near future. Read more...

LA Schools Are Giving Back Grenade Launchers (But Keeping the Tank)

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Los Angeles School Police Department announced this week that it would be sending some controversial surplus military equipment back to the federal government. Specifically, the school police will send back three grenade launchers. In related news, LA school police had grenade launchers. Read more...

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