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Walmart's pre-Black Friday sale kicks off with HUGE SAVINGS!

After announcing on Wednesday that it’ll offer a week of extended pre-Black Friday deals starting November 21st, with special prices on some hot items including the iPad Air 2 and iPhone 6, Walmart has kicked off it’s big sale with official prices on other electronics that tech fans might be looking for this holiday season. Show More Summary

?AMD's answer to NVIDIA G-Sync will arrive on two Samsung monitors in 2015

9 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Looking for a new computer monitor? If you're rocking an AMD-sourced graphics card, you may want to wait a few months. Samsung just announced the UD590 and UE850, the first two monitors with support for FreeSync -- AMD's open-source answer to NVIDIA...

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review – a mini flagship without the compromise

If you’ve had your eye on the newest generation of Sony Xperia phones, you might be wondering whether you’re better off going for the £549 full-sized Z3 or its ‘mini’ version, the Z3 Compact, at £429. But smaller versions of flagships...Show More Summary

Here’s why your iPhone 6 doesn’t have an unbreakable sapphire display

Apple had long been rumored to add an ultra-strong sapphire glass display to this year’s iPhone 6 models, made in partnership with GT Advanced Technologies, but as soon as the iPhone maker launched this year’s iOS handsets it became clear that sapphire covers were not used on either the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Show More Summary

iTunes apps are now labelled ‘Get’ instead of ‘Free’

From now on free-to-download Mac App Store and iTunes apps will no longer be labelled ‘Free’, the button that starts the download is now labelled ‘Get’. Why is this? Well the change comes due to pressure from the European Commission,...Show More Summary

Hadouken the Halls With an Amazing Street Fighter Sweater

20 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's about time the under-appreciated knitted sweater finally got some respect. Creating intricate patterns by simply zig-zagging and weaving yarn is an artform, and one that has possibly reached its peak with this truly magnificent Street Fighter design. Read more...

Lexus takes the lid off exhibitionist LF-C2 GT concept

Lexus is letting it all hang out at the LA Auto Show with a new GT concept. In simple terms, the LF-C2 has a stylish and sporty-looking design. More notably, it has no top of which to speak and is said to be an indication of the carmaker's "future, bolder styling direction.".. Show More Summary

HERE WE GO! Best Buy's huge Black Friday deals begin right now!

Walmart is not the only major retailer ready to sell you cheaper gadgets even before Black Friday 2014 kicks off, as Best Buy also has some special tech deals set to become available over the next three days. From November 20th through...Show More Summary

Chinese devs can now sell their Android apps on the Play Store

Chinese developers can finally sell their Android apps through the Google Play Store, possibly foreshadowing a local launch of the marketplace. The move gives devs the ability to sell their apps to Android users in over 130 countries around the...

Off-grid Malawi school built using shipping containers

Shipping container-based buildings can suffer – indeed, usually do suffer – from significant insulation issues. But Johannesburg-based firm Architecture for a change (A4AC) recently built a community center and school in Malawi from shipping containers that aims to mitigate this with an open design. Show More Summary

Game of Thrones Hodor and Bran Figure

Hodor! What more do I need to say? Well, a bit more, since I am not Hodor himself! This Game of Thrones Hodor and Bran Figure from HBO’s Game of Thrones, shows Hodor carrying Bran Stark as they continue their journey. This “double figure” is larger than others in the Dark Horse line, measuring 9-inches […]

iPhone 6 vs the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 quiz insights

A bit more about the way we work the quiz The iPhone 6 only has a 4.7-inch screen, whereas the Galaxy Note 4 has a 5.7-inch screen The Note 4 has a QHD resolution display and a pixel density of 515 pixels per inch (ppi). The iPhone 7 has a... Read More The post iPhone 6 vs the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 quiz insights appeared first on Shiny Shiny.

Nokia N1 Android tablet looks tantalizingly familiar to the iPad Mini

Nokia made headlines some months ago when they sold their devices and services unit to Microsoft for some seriously big bucks. So, what next for the erstwhile leader in the mobile market?.. Nokia N1 Android tablet looks tantalizingly familiar to the iPad Mini is a post from The latest in tech and gadgets - Newlaunches.com.

SnapJet prints photos straight from your smartphone's screen

Say what you will about the low cost and easy sharability of digital photos, sometimes it's nice to have an actual physical print that you can hold onto or tack up. That said, you likely don't want to carry an instant camera with you everywhere you go. Show More Summary

Walking Dead Daryl Dixon Poncho Messenger Bag

You’ll have your hands full fighting walkers after the zombie apocalypse happens, which is why you’ll need the Walking Dead Daryl Dixon Poncho Messenger Bag to carry your stuff in. Measuring approximately 17-inches-long by 12 1/2-inches-tall, this bag is designed to match Daryl Dixon’s macho poncho and has plenty of room to carry water, food […]

You Can Never Really Be Late With a Flux Capacitor Watch

You can cross a smartwatch off your wish list this holiday season now that ThinkGeek has revealed this utterly amazing compact Flux Capacitor Watch that really fluxes. The red LED readout on the bottom shows the current date, while the...Show More Summary

You don’t have to wait until Black Friday for Walmart’s hot iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 sales

Even though there’s more than a week to go until Black Friday 2014 is here, some of the companies engaged in these fierce Black Friday wars are already prepared to offer customers some incredible deals. Such is the case with Walmart, which on Wednesday announced a few pre-Black Friday sales, including several hot iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 deals. Show More Summary

Pictures of a Comet: Can a Robot Win a Photojournalism Pulitzer?

By now you’ve no doubt heard of the Philae lander’s mostly successful landing on the comet known as Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. This is the first time this has ever been done, and it’s both very cool and…

Holy mother of God, check out the giant snow wall swallowing Buffalo

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A wall of snow has swallowed Buffalo, New York, this morning. NOAA meteorologists say it's a heavy snow lake effect. Check out the videos, plus the aerial photos (like the above posted by WBEN NewsRadio's Facebook) and satellite images. Good luck everyone. Read more...

Darth Vader Sleigh Ugly Faux Sweater

That’s no moon. That’s the North Pole. Santa Darth is ready for Christmas on this Darth Vader Sleigh Ugly Faux Sweater. Darth Vader is having a busy holiday season. He’s already wiped out a Jedi Knight on the Jedi Got Run Over By A Reindeer Ladies Long-Sleeve T-Shirt, and now he’s headed to the Death […]

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