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The Greatest Hot Wheels Track Ever Built Ends With An Explosive Finale

Mark Rober, who we last saw engineering a dart board that guaranteed a bullseye with every throw, has just built what every car-loving kid always dreamed of. an epic Hot Wheels track that has tiny vehicles racing between floors, through swimming pools, and jumping over giant explosions. More »      

The Australian Federal Police Accessed Journalist's Metadata Without A Warrant

The Australian Federal Police have accessed the metadata of a journalist without properly complying with Australia's new metadata retention laws, AFP commissioner Andrew Colvin has revealed. The breach of legislation happened earlier...Show More Summary

Australian Federal Police To Reveal Potential Metadata Breach

The Australian Federal Police Commissioner is about to hold a press conference detailing a "self-report" submitted to the Commonwealth Ombudsman. The Australian Federal Police Commissioner, Andrew Colvin, will speak to media at 3.30pm about is being reported as a metadata breach. More »      

We Talked To The People That Made Horizon Zero Dawn Sound So Good

Horizon Zero Dawn is a visually stunning game, and one with a captivating storyline to boot. But it backs these two pillars up with a third that isn't so immediately obvious. a soundtrack and ambient in-game music that immerses you in...Show More Summary

Oppo UDP-203 4K Blu-Ray Player: Australian Review

If you've splashed out on a high-end 4K HDR-ready TV, and you're still watching your discs through some crummy $50 Blu-ray player, you're not getting the full picture. Cheap players use cheap video processing chips, stealing detail and dynamic range. Show More Summary

Forget Spider-Man, Scientists Can (Almost) Turn You Into Gecko-Man

Geckos are really, really good at one thing in particular - running all around, even upside down, even when everything is wet. Now scientists have created a double-sided adhesive that copies this ability to stick and unstick to slippery...Show More Summary

Three Great Wireless Headphones That Are Better Than Beats

Wireless headphones are rapidly becoming a necessity in our dongle-tangled gadget universe, but the options are endless. We set out to find a pair of high-quality, wireless on-ear headphones for the discerning listener who wants to cruise the streets in style. More »      

Is The Samsung Galaxy S8 Cheapest On A Plan Or Outright?

The reviews are in and everyone seems to agree that the new Galaxy S8 is the world’s best phone ever. (Take that, Nokia!) With that decided, we now turn our attention to the question that our worried spouses and accountants are asking. What’s the best way to buy the S8? Outright or on a contract plan? More »      

What Kind Of Dog Is This?

Have you seen this dog? If you've been on Reddit lately, where this video by Japanese good boy enthusiast Hirofumi Kawano has been making the rounds, there's a good chance you have. More »      

Which Teen Titans Will Be In The Live-Action TV Series?

The live-action Teen Titans are finally coming to television (sorta) by way of a new digital streaming service from DC. As anyone who follows the Titans knows, though, they have got a pretty fluid roster of heroes that changes constantly. Today's news has us wondering. which Titans are we going to see? More »      

Family Is The Focus Of The Latest Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Featurette

Video. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opened this week, and with it opened the floodgates. Reviews, news, quotes, you name it and you probably read about for the Marvel movie. More »      

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Thinks Location Is The Reason For Lack Of Diversity

Upcoming film The Circle appears to be about a bearded white guy who runs a technology company that (I guess, based on the trailers) preaches connectivity and positive disruption but exists as a front to mine personal data. Haven't seen it yet. Show More Summary

What's New On Netflix, Stan And Amazon Prime For May

From Twin Peaks to American Gods, House of Cards to Trainspotting - here's just a taste of what Netflix, Amazon Prime and Stan are streaming for the month of May. More »      

Samsung Galaxy S8: The Gizmodo Review

With the exploding Note7 battery fiasco, Samsung inadvertently did something that's increasingly difficult these days. It made smartphones interesting for a flickering moment. Super interesting, in fact. Besides the intrigue of the mournful...Show More Summary

Thanks To Australian Scientists, We Can Now See Electrons Moving Through Materials Only One Atom Thick

University of Melbourne researchers are now able to show how electrons move in ultra-thin material down to only one atom in thickness - a world first. This breakthrough will help us better understand electric currents in devices based on graphene, for example. More »      

2017’s Best Cinematic Experiences For Ultrawide Monitors

If you've been tempted by one of the new crop of ultrawide monitors hitting the market recently, we have some very good news for you. they look awesome when paired up with some high-quality video. So, to give you some inspiration and...Show More Summary

Forza Horizon 3's Hot Wheels Expansion Transforms Australia Into An Insane Playground

Driving through iconic Australian locations in super-powered cars. Pretty cool. Driving on life-sized Hot Wheels tracks that integrate with an iconic Australian location, with life-sized cars. Well, that's just insane. The best kind of insane there is. More »      

Nerf Zombie Strike Outbreaker Bow: Gizmodo's First Look

Fancy yourself a bit of a zombie hunter? Well, here's the tool for you. Nerf's Zombie Strike Outbreaker is themed for all the Walking Dead fanatics out there, with a battle-worn finish, clip-on crossbow arms (with a real string) and a design that makes it look like it was hastily strapped together in a toolshed. More »      

The Coolest Smart Home Innovations in 2017

There's an abundance of amazing home smart tech hitting the market. From Samsung's Family Hub 2.0 fridge to the Amazon Alexa and Google Home (hopefully) finally hitting our shores. But there's more to the smart home than gadgets. Let's...Show More Summary

GoPro Karma Drone: Australian Hands On

GoPro's long-awaited drone has finally reached Australian shores. It's not made necessarily for drone enthusiasts, but for GoPro enthusiasts -- the company's fanatic fanbase who already document everything they do on the ground and in the sea. But what's it like to actually fly? More »      

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