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I'm Getting Completely Lost in Discovery's Beautiful VR Projects

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Discovery Channel, home of sharks and professional pyromaniacs, has a lot of cool stuff to show off. So it makes complete sense to cherry-pick some of the best moments, and package them into bite-size VR experiences. Read more.....

New Orleans' Marshes are Still Recovering From Katrina

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Hurricane Katrina’s damage wasn’t all to man-made objects: the storm also hit the marshes and swamps surrounding New Orleans. The city has done a good job of regrowing over the last decade, but the landscape is still showing scars. Read more...

Apple Pay will now work with PayAnywhere, a card reader that attaches to mobile devices to accept NF

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Apple Pay will now work with PayAnywhere, a card reader that attaches to mobile devices to accept NFC and magnetic stripe payments. That means Apple’s contactless payment solution will now work in 300,000 more places in the US, and we’re one step closer to the walletless utopia. Read more...

Logitech's New Gaming Headphones Might Actually Sound Good

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Most gaming headphones I’ve ever used have sacrificed actual sound quality for aggressive styling that lets everyone else know you call your computer desk a battlestation. Logitech’s latest headphones for gamers aren’t exactly discrete, but the company is promising sound quality that lives up to the visual hype. Read more...

Valve's Virtual Reality Headset is Delayed

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It seemed like the amazing HTC Vive virtual reality headset would be the first to market—ahead of Sony’s Morpheus and the Oculus Rift. That’s not necessarily happening. According to a new press release, consumers probably won’t be getting their hands on Valve VR until 2016. Shame. Read more...

Why Doesn't Instagram Allow Me to Manage Multiple Accounts Like Twitter Does?

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The other day I wanted to post a photo to Gizmodo’s Instagram account. I had to log all the way out of my personal account, dig up the password for Gizmodo’s account, log back in as Gizmodo, and post the photo—there was no way to save login information or move seamlessly between them. Why doesn’t Instagram make it as easy as Twitter to post to multiple accounts? Read more...

Here's an Early Look at Russia's New Manned Spacecraft

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

While NASA and its commercial partners try hard to develop several new American spacecraft in order to get American astronauts into Earth’s orbit and beyond, Russia is working on its own new craft, too. Read more...

What the Heck Is a Road Diet?

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You might have heard the term “road diet” which sounds like the dining habits of some asphalt-chomping ogre. And it kind of is! But what does it really mean? Here are four videos that explain exactly what transportation planners are doing when they turn space for cars into space for walkers and bikers—and why it’s good for your commute. Read more...

This Messy Mass of Colorful Orbs Shows How Cancer Grows

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Healthy tissues are like healthy ecosystems: Both composed of diverse populations. But in tumors, a single, malignant cell type often dominates. A new computer model is helping researchers understand why, and it could pave the way to more effective cancer treatments. Read more...

Nielsen is Tracking What We Like to Watch on Netflix

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Global information company Nielsen is months into a program that allows it to track the performance of shows on streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu, the Wall Street Journal reports. This sort of data could offer major studios the ammo they desperately want in order to negotiate higher licensing fees. Read more...

Video: Bending light and blowing glass is visually electric

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The craft of making neon lights is always so fun for me to see. The way the glass curves and the way the light fills up the tube is like seeing magic light up. Even better is to see the entire process of a neon sign get made, Stray Matter...Show More Summary

The Vast Majority of the World Doesn't Use Facebook

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Soon-to-be dad Mark Zuckerberg just made a big announcement on Facebook, a soul-searching website he created in 2004: “For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day.” Do you know what that means? Read mor...

How To Survive A Mass Shooting

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

As a kid, fire drills taught you fire safety. And you haven’t been killed by a fire. Your parents trained similarly for nuclear war. With 248 mass shootings in US in the 238 days of 2015, it’s time we began treating those the same way. This is how. Read more...

The Fembots of Ashley Madison

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Now we know that almost none of the woman in the Ashley Madison database ever used the site. The question is, was this a deliberate fraud? Or was it just a dating site gone wrong? Read more...

A Cyclist's Track Stand Totally Befuddled One of Google's Self-Driving Cars

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It’s usually easy for our human brains to predict how any given car, pedestrian, or cyclist is going to act, but computers must be programmed to “understand” all of our wildly variable behavior on the road. The latest thing perplexing Google’s self-driving cars? Track stands, according to Washington Post’s Matt McFarland. Read more...

A Journalist Used an Artificial Tusk to Track the Illegal Ivory Trade

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Tracking the movement of ivory through the nebulous, international black market is extraordinarily difficult. But we need to start doing a better job of it if we want to stamp out the illegal trade that claims 100 elephant lives every day. One journalist’s solution? Build the world’s most convincing fake tusk, and stick a tracking device inside. Read more...

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We’re busy preparing for all the new smartwatches, phones, and gadgets that will be coming out of IFA in Berlin next week, but let’s take a moment to remember all the neat software that will fill up those cases of aluminum, glass, and silicon. Here are the best apps from this week. Read more...

This Man Is About to Put a Robot in Your Pocket

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What will it take for robots to become as common in our homes and daily lives as smartphones, TVs, and computers? Ask roboticist Tomotaka Takahashi. The famous Tokyo professor aims to be “the Steve Jobs of robotics,” by moving away from technical specs and emphasizing design, as well as pure bot charisma. Read more...

American Drones Are Killing ISIS Hackers Now

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

ISIS talks a big talk when it comes to hacking, and United States forces just showed they’re not going to put up with it. The Obama administration just announced that a drone strike has killed the organization’s top cyber-terrorist, Junaid Hussain. At least one American leader says the rest of the ISIS hackers should watch their backs. Read more...

Earth Is Probably Locked Into at Least Three Feet of Sea Level Rise

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Global sea levels are expected to rise at least three feet in the coming generations, displacing hundreds of millions of people, NASA said this week. And the space agency is prepared to catalog the disappearance of Earth’s coastlines in rich scientific detail. Read more...

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