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Smart Locks Used By Airbnb Get Bricked By Software Update

There are many reasons not to buy a smart lock, but high on the list is the risk of getting remotely locked out of your crap. For hundreds of customers using Lockstate's smart locks, that potentiality became a reality last week -- with some Airbnb users getting screwed the hardest. More »      

How Would You Configure Your 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon?

I don't know if you are aware, but Dodge apparently made this muscle car called the SRT Challenger Demon. They really should have done a better job getting the word out, but it's now for sale! How would you spec yours? More »      

Apparently, George Lucas Still Offers Suggestions About The Jedi

Ever since George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney for $US4 billion ($5 billion), the Star Wars creator has been on the outside looking in. However, it seems that when he gets the chance, he still likes to make a suggestion or two. More »      

HBO Is Sick Of This Crap

Bored hackers who aren't getting paid tend to get restless. And so yesterday, the cyber thieves behind the recent HBO breach leaked several unreleased episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which was scheduled to return in October after six years off the air. HBO, understandably, seems annoyed. More »      

The Bland Not-Mulder And Scully FBI Agents Will Be Back For X-Files Season 11

Image. Fox Hey, remember Agents Miller (Robbie Amell) and Einstein (Lauren Ambrose)? No? Well, try to dredge up some sort of memory because they're coming back in season 11 of The X-Files. More »      

Microsoft Exec Insists Surface Products Don't Suck In Leaked Memo

Microsoft is in full-on damage control mode after Consumer Reports removed its recommendation of Surface laptop and tablet products last week. According to a purportedly leaked internal memo, the company acknowledges the issues that its Surface products have had, but executives say the main criticisms have been resolved. More »      

Nerf N-Strike Elite Accustrike RaptorStrike: Gizmodo's First Look

Nerf's new N-Strike Elite RaptorStrike is one of the most satisfying blasters we've ever gotten our hands on. And we're here to give you a sneak peak of what it has to offer. More »      

Uber Investors Slam Travis Kalanick In Open Letter To Employees

Benchmark Capital, one of Uber's largest investors, is trying to explain its legal feud with former CEO Travis Kalanick to the ride-sharing company's employees. Benchmark sued Kalanick for fraud last week, adding another controversy to the company's already disastrous winter. More »      

If You Eat An Animal That Ate Drugs, Will It Affect You? 

Some of our cows and chickens are on drugs. The relative safety of those drugs is the subject of ongoing debate, and some are more common than others. Last month, Bloomberg reported that Sanderson Farms is being sued for allegedly dosing its chickens with ketamine. More »      

Amazon's Good Omens Miniseries Will Star Michael Sheen And David Tennant

We already knew a Good Omens miniseries was heading to Amazon next year -- but now we know who'll be starring in the Neil Gaiman-Terry Pratchett adaptation, which will run for six one-hour episodes. Michael Sheen and David Tennant. Can you guess who'll play which role? More »      

The Last Remaining Original Ford GT40 Roadster Is For Sale

Photos via listing. Sometimes I just have to wonder how somebody could let a particular car go, and then I remember that I've never seen more than four figures on a check written to my name. But now the only remaining Ford GT40 Roadster is for sale, and I'm not sure anything short of a fortune would settle it this time. More »      

The Only Job Humanoid Robots Are Good At Is Making Hilarious GIFs

Video. Boston Dynamics' founder, Marc Raibert, recently gave a TED Talk where he trotted out some of the company's recent innovations. The talk mostly features robot tricks we've seen before, except for a brilliant outtake of ATLAS trying...Show More Summary

Sony Bravia A1 OLED TV: Australian Review

Sony's not the first to the party with a big-screen OLED. That honour goes to LG, which has cornered the market for a few years with its excellent panels. But, after those were joined a few weeks ago by Panasonic's Master OLEDs, it's time for Sony's Bravias to turn up. Show More Summary

It Looks Like The Purple Man's Coming Back For Jessica Jones' Second Season

In the season finale of Jessica Jones' first season, Jessica Jones finally gets her revenge on Kilgrave by using her strength to snap the guy's neck, leaving him very much dead. Dead or not, though, it's looking like actor David Tennant's going to be a part of the show's next season as well. More »      

Arya Vs Brienne, But With Lightsabers

Video. It was only a matter of time, really. More »      

A Stuntwoman Has Died On The Set Of Deadpool 2 [Updated]

A stuntwoman riding a motorcycle was killed Monday on the Vancouver set of Deadpool 2. More »      

The Best Features That Android And iOS Still Haven't Stolen From Each Other

Image. Gizmodo A long time ago, in a smartphone scene pretty different to this one, you could tell Android and iOS apart from a distance. Nowadays, it's not quite as straightforward, given the number of features and ideas these two powerhouse mobile OSes have borrowed from each other over the years. There are still some crucial differences between them though. More »      

Game Of Thrones Just Hinted At That Major Theory About Jon Snow Being A You Know What

Image. HBO Though we're only five episodes into this season of Game of Thrones, the show's wasting absolutely no time and answering some of the burning questions we've had about characters since season one. More »      

Mining Giant Adani Pollutes The Great Barrier Reef, Fights $12,000 Fine

Adani is fighting the Queensland Environment Department, rather than pay a $12,000 fine for polluting the Great Barrier Reef - a breach the mining giant reported itself. The Mackay Conservation group is calling for Adani to instead start engineering works on its Abbot Point port facility in North Queensland to make sure it doesn't happen again. More »      

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