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The Levi's Stadium is worthy of its Silicon Valley location

You might expect a major new sports stadium built in Silicon Valley to be super cutting edge – and you'd be right. The newly-built Levi's Stadium is home to the San Francisco 49ers. It seats 68,500 people and is one of the most technologically...Show More Summary

Stop Refrigerating Your Butter

Do you keep your butter in the refrigerator? You do? Stop it. Stop it right this second. You’re ruining your butter experience and making your toast taste like failure. Let me tell you why. More »      

Research reveals there are almost 19,000 different kinds of Android devices in use

No wonder you may be having trouble buying the right Android smartphone and/or tablet for you, as there are simply so many devices to choose from. OpenSignal has released its “Android Fragmentation Visualized” report for August 2014,...Show More Summary

One chart helps explain why Apple’s hardware designs are so gorgeous

Why are Apple’s hardware designs so gorgeous? The answer might be simpler than you think: Because Apple pays for them. BusinessVibes has put together a chart based on data provided by Glassdoor that lists all the top salaries for different...Show More Summary

Swing Copters, Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen's second game, is now live in both the Google Play St

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Swing Copters, Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen's second game, is now live in both the Google Play Store and the App Store and somehow, it's even harder than Flappy Bird Read more...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a Budget Tablet for Bookworms

As was foretold by prophecy back in June, the Samsung Nook tablet is arriving this month. The collaboration between Samsung and the recently spun-off Nook Media has resulted in a 7? tablet going by the name Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook....Show More Summary

Microsoft DeLorean Kills Streaming Game Lag By Predicting Your Next Move

28 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Streaming video games could be so clutch, if it wasn't for maddening lag time. Microsoft researchers have a solution in DeLorean, a "speculative execution system" that predicts what you'll do next and shows you the most likely result—before you've even mashed a single button. Read more...

Defcon Side Trip: Pololu And Robots

37 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

During our trip out to Vegas for Defcon, we were lucky enough to catch up with a few of the companies that should be of interest to Hackaday readers. One of the companies based out of the area is Pololu, makers and purveyors of fine electronics and robots. Show More Summary

Satechi BT Wireless Smart Keyboard delivers a tangle-free working area

Just about everyone works on a computer these days at the office, and if you were to take a look at any cafe out there in the streets, you would also notice that many people use a tablet or a notebook to get some stuff done, be it sending out an email or perhaps even working on a brand new proposal, or simply to chill out by viewing cat videos....

ElectroVine is an Extension Cord in Disguise

Extension cords can be an eyesore. But they’re a necessary eyesore if you want most of your appliances and electronics to keep functioning, especially if they’re located in parts of your home that are far from…

Ferguson, Facebook, Failed Smartwatches, and More

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It may be mid-August, the time of year when there's usually nothing to talk about. But this past week bucked that trend in a big way. Here's the best stuff we wrote this week, including a deep look at Twitter trolls, a peek back at a little-known fact about the first atom bomb, and more. Read more...

HTC's first tablet in years pops up in a trade group filing

HTC hinted that it would get back into tablets this year, and there have been detailed rumors covering the effort. However, tangible evidence of that hardware has been hard to come by -- until now, that is. The Wi-Fi Alliance has certified the...

Hue Pro delivers portable energy for your power hungry devices

I am quite sure that many of us do happen to carry at least a couple of mobile devices with us wherever we go each day – the smartphone would surely be one of them, while the other would be the tablet for some, and frequent travelers who head off to different destinations might want to tote around a GPS device, too, just in case they need to lock down...

Why Iceland's Volcano Eruption (Probably) Won't Be a Travel Headache

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This morning, the closely watched Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland officially went from rumbling to erupting under the ice. The Icelandic Met Office has already issued a red alert for planes, but it's unlikely to turn into a repeat of the flight cancellation shitshow of 2010—thanks to better science about volcanic ash. Read more...

Want To Ride A Longboard While Strolling With The Kid?

What if not giving up some of your childhood joys was a key to helping save the planet? For some people keeping their skateboard as a mode of ransportation stays with them for a number of years. When the spouse and children come along...Show More Summary

FXX's Wrong Aspect Ratio Is Ruining the Fantastic Simpsons Marathon

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

FXX network's gargantuan marathon of every Simpsons episode ever made the internet swoon. That sweet Simpsons nectar has turned a little sour, though: Some of the greatest sight gags from the show's golden era are being ruined by braindead HD cropping. Won't someone think of the ratios? Read more...

IRL: Giving Firefox OS a second chance

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

When I reviewed the original ZTE Open last year, the Firefox OS experience was -- to put it modestly -- rough around the edges. The device was stripped down even by the standards of low-end phones, while the software was missing features other...

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