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The Worst Bugs in Android 5.0 Lollipop and How to Fix Them

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now upon us, and while you might be rejoicing at all the new features you can take advantage of, you might also be cursing at the state that the new OS has left your device in. We've rounded up the most common Lollipop issues so far, together with the fixes you can try to get your gadgets working smoothly again. Read more...

Chrysler's Using Oculus Rift To Put You Inside a Car As It's Built

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It seems a test drive just isn't enough to sell customers on a new car these days. So to help promote the new Chrysler 200, the automaker partnered with Wieden+Kennedy Portland, Stopp, and MPC Creative to produce an Oculus Rift virtual reality experience that gives buyers not only a tour of the car, but the process of how it was designed and built. Read more...

Best Buy's Top Black Friday Deals Just Went Live

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

While a lot of retailers offer basically the same stuff at basically the same prices on Black Friday, Best Buy had quite a few advertised deals that were head and shoulders above the pack, and you can get them right now. Read more.....

The Worst Airports In America

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

More than 46 million Americans will travel further than 50 miles for this week's turkey-based festivities, and many of us will do it via air. And while very few airports deal well with holidays swarms, some of them excel at misery. Read more...

You Can Actually Play a Game Of Snake On This Hacked Backlit Keyboard

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If Solitaire and Minesweeper have been stripped from all the computers at work but you're still after a discreet way to kill a few minutes, you owe a debt of gratitude to Jeroen Domburg who successfully hacked a backlit Coolermaster QuickFire Rapid-I mechanical keyboard to play the classic game of Snake—which you might remember from an old Nokia phone. Read more...

Look at This Ball of Molten Metal Levitating in Space

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This is perfect sphere of liquid metal, suspended using a strong magnetic field so that it can levitate in space. Oh yeah, and it's aboard the International Space Station. Read more...

Samsung's Eye Mouse Lets the Disabled Use Computers More Easily

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Using a computer can be difficult or even impossible for some people with disabilities. Now, Samsung's eye-tracking technology allows people who would struggle to use a mouse to navigate their computer with relative ease. Read more....

Visualizing the Notes Played in Songs on a Piano-Turned-Histrogram

15 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Ever wondered how many times a certain note gets played during the course of a song? Well this tool developed by Joey Cloud lets you visualize the number of times each note is played on a histogram—that happens to look exactly like the piano keyboard it represents. Read more...


16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

So. Many. Passwords. With. So. Many. Stipulations. [Truth Facts] Read more...

Can the Design of Hospitals Help Patients Recover Faster?

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Can the way hospitals are designed improve the experiences of staff and visitors, and even the recovery of patients? Lucy Maddox finds out. Read more...

FCC to T-Mobile: Stop Lying About Throttled Speeds

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The FCC has told T-Mobile that it has to start being more upfront about the data speeds its customers are receiving. From now on, the carrier will have to send texts explaining the speeds that users will actually have to put up with when they hit their data cap. Read more...

A shimmering, multi-color beacon--like some kind of cosmic lighthouse--this is the Egg Nebula as pho

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A shimmering, multi-color beacon—like some kind of cosmic lighthouse—this is the Egg Nebula as photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope. The bright shafts of light are pumped out as a central star dies, creating the beautiful colors as they pass through the clouds of gas and dust. [ ESA ] Read more...

Universal Has Picked Up Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Just last week, Sony abandoned the Steve Jobs film that we've been waiting (and waiting) for. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal has picked up the project. Read more...

Report: Regin Spyware Linked to U.S. and U.K Intelligence Services

19 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Over the weekend, Syamantec published a report which described a sophisticated piece of spyware called Regin that had been snooping on servers for years. Now, new reports suggest that it's linked to U.S. and U.K intelligence services. Read more...

Underwater monster captured on video for the first time ever

22 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This sea creature may look like some scary 3D animation of an underwater monster but it's not. It's completely real. What you're looking at is a deep sea anglerfish known as the Black Seadevil. This sea monster's existence shows that sometimes reality is crazier and more twisted than our scariest nightmares. Read more...

How English describes color vs how Chinese describes color

Here's a fascinating visualization created by Muyueh Lee that shows the differences between how the English language and Chinese language each describe colors. On the left, you can see the number of English names for color hues (there's a lot!) and on the right, the number of Chinese names (there's a little!). Read more...

Making metal framed eyeglasses looks like a fun lab experiment

I'm pretty sure the only time I prefer the look and feel of plastic over metal is with the frames of glasses. I just like acetate frames more. But! The process of making metal frames, like these pair of metal MYKITA glasses, is so interesting that I may need to get a pair. It's like watching scientists in a lab experiment. Read more...

Video: 60 Seconds of painful breaking bones from movie fight scenes

Oh man. I almost couldn't get through this video because the non stop crunch of bones breaking in these fight scenes got to me. Even though I know full well that movies aren't real and that all these broken bones are just visual tricks and sound effects, I still cringed. A lot. Read more...

Remember Son in Law, When Pauly Shore Was a Crazy Hacker Named Crawl?

This week, millions of Americans will pack bags, endure crowds, and travel hundreds of miles to be with their families for one meal. If you're alone, this can be a lonely journey—and a pretty grueling meal. If only we all had a Pauly Shore to take with us, like Becca did in Son in Law. Read more...

Killer Mike: Don't Die

Lately, you're hearing about Killer Mike because of Run the Jewels, his follow-up collabo with rapper El-P. But before he and El embarked on this project together, there was R.A.P. Music. And now as ever, this track and the message behind it feels appropriate. Read more...

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