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Investigating the science in Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

4 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Even the most well respected filmmakers have been known to bend the truth a bit when it comes to depicting science on the silver screen, throwing accuracy to the wind in favor of trivialities like "plot" and "drama." We kid, of course. But how does...

Until Dawn brings hokey teen horror to the PlayStation 4

I only jumped once. Honestly, just once while I played through a demo of Until Dawn, the first major title from developer Supermassive Games. Until Dawn is less psychological thriller and more schlocky horror, but there isn’t nearly enough of that on the home consoles. Show More Summary

?This Valet App Might Be The Next Best Thing To Uber

29 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Parking in most major cities – and San Francisco, in particular – sucks. More often then not, when the wife and I head into the city for a night out, we park somewhere cheap and Uber our way around. It's both idiotic and costly, but it beats circling for a space for 45 minutes and then walking 10 blocks. That's why Luxe sounds so damn enticing. Read more...

USB Travel Shaver – tiny, portable and effective

Is there nothing that the humble USB port cannot do these days? Well, for those who tend to travel a whole lot, if you do happen to stay at swanky hotels as part of your job’s perks, then good for you. Other folks who need to look out for budget accommodation while having to duke it out with others for a particular tender might have to live in far more...

A Google Executive Just Crushed Felix Baumgartner's Free Fall Record

51 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Move aside, Felix Baumgartner. Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, fell from the top of the stratosphere this morning, plummeting nearly 26 vertical miles in the span of about 15 minutes. In doing so, he has broken Baumgartner's 2012 record for world's highest-altitude free fall – and by a pretty sizable margin. Read more...

1:4 Scale Transforming Robot Car: Project J-deite

58 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

We’ve featured Kenji Ishida’s progress regarding his transforming robot over the years. The first three models we saw were already coveted toys, but Kenji made it clear early on that his ultimate goal was to create…

Want A New Way To Protect Your Bicycle From Theives?

These days security is at the top of everyone's list. For your bicycle hat can mean trying to haul a heavy chain and lock, removing the front wheel, or removing the seat. For one team of men it meant coming up with a better way to keep bicycles safe from theft. Their idea turns a bicycle seat into a secure lock so that you always have the lock with you anywhere you go.

Sony wants to show you how PS4's online game-sharing works

When next Tuesday's 2.0 update hits for the PlayStation 4, Sony will finally turn one of the most ambitious promises it made when the console was first announced a reality. We're talking about Share Play, of course. We know: the ability to virtually...

PSA: Camera+, which has long been one of our favorite camera apps for iOS, is temporarily free, rath

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

PSA: Camera+, which has long been one of our favorite camera apps for iOS, is temporarily free, rather than $2.99. To get the deal, you have to find an ad in the Apple Store iOS app, and then redeem it in the App Store — Redmond Pie's got the full details here. It's worth a shot — even if you decide you hate it, you can't argue with the price. [Redmond Pie] Read more...

Watch This Unicyclist Race a Pickup Down a Mountain

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We've seen some slightly crazy stuff attempted on unicycles before, but attempting to race a pickup down a mountainside on one wheel definitely has to rank up there in the pantheon of 'funniest prospective things to write on the insurance claim form'. Read more...

Electronic Typewriter with E Ink Screen: Hemingwrite

Unlike most artforms or professions, writing needs the most basic of tools. Even if you’d rather work with a word processor instead of pen and paper, you can just get a cheap laptop and be all…

A Compact Underwater Vehicle: The Nanoseeker

The Nanoseeker is a compact underwater vehicle in a torpedo-like form factor. [John] designed the Nanoseeker as completely enclosed vehicle: both the thruster and the control fins are all housed within the diameter of the tube. The thruster...Show More Summary

Meet Night Cable, the only iPhone charging cable made for your bedroom

Many people charge their smartphones every night because most handsets can’t yet offer the battery life we expect. And many tablet users also charge their devices at night as well, which is the most convenient time to do it anyway since they might want to simultaneously use it for some quick content consumption before sleep. Show More Summary

Fitbit's Upcoming Smartwatch Basically Confirmed In Pre-Order Page

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Fitbit's Surge smartwatch has already been leaked what feels like a million times, but we now know pretty much all the remaining details, thanks to a pre-order page on Brookstone that hangs every last detail out to dry. Read more...

Mold for producing skull-shaped hard-boiled eggs

Thinkgeek's Egg-o-matic Skull Egg Mold, $10, will take your boiled eggs and mold them into skulls as they cool, so that you can serve them as ghastly breakfast treats.

Who'd have thought the Power Mac G5 made a good bench?

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Like it or loathe it, you have to admit that the design of the Power Mac G5 was a very clever way of getting around the system's legendary thermal issues. It was no surprise that the ol' cheesegrater was kept around for the Mac Pro, at least until...

Arkham Asylum Villains 3-Pack Panties

This Arkham Asylum Villains Panty 3-Pack is the perfect gift for female fans of the Batman. You get 3 villain inspired panties. The Joker, Riddler, and Poison Ivy. Crime may not pay, but it can be stylish. Gotham style, which is admittedly a little crazy, but still cool. Now you can wear the undies of […]

Batman: A Visual History Hardcover Book

Serious Batman fans will want to read this Batman: A Visual History Hardcover Book, but it is also fun for new fans of the Batman. It is the definitive introduction to the thrilling world of Batman. Inside of this book you will find information detailing major storylines, heroes, and villains. This 352 page hardcover book […]

Robotic hand uses the power of static electricity to pick up objects

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

A cheap robotic hand developed by a company called Grabit offers something most of the other mechanical limbs we've seen before don't: the ability to pick up objects using electrostatic attraction. Even if you're not familiar with term, you've likely...

Hyundai Genesis gets a 600 hp makeover

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Chicago-based customization firm Toca has revealed a twin-turbo, 600 hp performance version of Hyundai's Genesis sedan dubbed "Steel Phoenix" ahead of SEMA in Las Vegas next month. .. Continue Reading Hyundai Genesis gets a 600 hp makeover Section:...Show More Summary

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