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Gizmodo's Static Podcast: Should You Buy The iPhone 7?

Videogames are too hard, what’s the deal with USB-C, is it legal to be fired for having tattoos, plus we answer your question: should I buy the iPhone 7? Plus we interview Ben Penrose, Art Director of Forza Horizon 3 about the challenges...Show More Summary

Samsung is X-raying Galaxy Note 7s to make sure they’re safe

Samsung confirmed it has already replaced around half a million Galaxy Note 7 units in the US, but it's still only halfway there. The company is also taking additional steps to ensure the safety of its customers, including a software update that helps them identify safe batteries, and lowers the maximum charge of bad batteries. Show More Summary

How Samsung will force you to exchange your exploding Galaxy Note 7

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 recall is going as planned — if you can really ever plan for such a mess. The company has brought in half a million replacement units to the US, and other markets are also receiving the safe Galaxy Note 7 versions as we speak. Show More Summary

How to Stream Tonight's Presidential Debate For Free, No Cable Required

9 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is tonight at 9pm ET, 7pm PT. And while every broadcast network will be airing the debate commercial-free, cordcutters might be wondering how to watch without a traditional TV connection. Well, we’ve got you covered. Read more...

Did I Kill Marc Andreessen's Twitter?

Marc Andreessen — billionaire Netscape founder, famed venture capitalist — will forever be a Twitter legend, even though he took a leave of absence from the troubled social network late Saturday night. Never afraid to shy away from controversy,...Show More Summary

Matt LeBlanc Will Host Top Gear In 2017

Ignore that guy in the middle. With Chris Evans out of the picture for the hosting gif for the next season of Top Gear on the BBC, it’s now confirmed that Matt LeBlanc — former Friends star, Episodes star and certified car fanatic — will be the sole host of the next season of the popular UK TV show. More »      

Women of Dynamite Red Sonja Diamond Eye Edition Statue

The Women of Dynamite Red Sonja Diamond Eye Edition Statue reveals the unique fighting strategy of the She-Devil with a Sword. Does Sonja live up to her name or what? That blade is almost as tall as her… but she’s counting on you not realizing that because she’s in a chainmail bikini. That’s right. There’s […]

Aerovelo tops human-powered speed record with 89.59 mph bullet bike

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Aerovelo has set a new human-powered speed record using its specially designed aero bike. Running at the World Human Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain, Nevada, the egg-shaped Aerovelo Eta managed to hit 89.59 mph... Continue...Show More Summary

Batman Classic 1966 TV Series DC Watch Collection #5

This Batman Classic 1966 TV Series DC Watch Collection #5 is the 5th release in the DC Watch series. This series celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Batman Classic TV series. These limited edition watches feature the iconic imagery from DC Comics movies and TV shows. This release showcases the retro Batman show’s logo. It […]

Ig Nobel Prizes: GoatMan, Volkswagen, and the Personalities of Rocks

Every year, the Journal of Improbable Research issues its prizes for the craziest (published) scientific research: the Ig Nobel Prize. The ceremony took place a couple nights ago, and if you want to see what you missed, we’ve embedded the (long) video below. Show More Summary

Solar panels cut down on range anxiety in German compact EV

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

As electric power becomes more widespread, novel workarounds to minimize range anxiety are becoming more common. From fast charging to fuel cells, eking more mileage out of batteries will be crucial if electric cars are to win over devotees of gas and diesel. Show More Summary

Atmospheric acidity almost back down to preindustrial levels

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

After increased industrialization in the 1930s, atmospheric acidity levels rose up sharply to a peak in the 1970s, but 40 years after the US and Europe introduced legislation to combat air pollution, acidity in the air has now dropped back down to pre-1930 levels. Show More Summary

Scooby-Doo Pop! Vinyl Figures

Get the original ghostbusters with the Scooby-Doo Pop! Vinyl Figures. Long before proton packs and containment units, this group of meddlesome kids and their lovable dog was busting ghosts with nothing more than a handful of Scooby Snacks and a van with a gaudy paintjob. Sure, most of the ghosts turned out to be nothing […]

Apple patents their Paper Bag, you read that right. A PAPER BAG!

Apple is all about maintaining their entire image, but also patenting it, so that it’s unique to them. Everything, and I mean everything right down to the layout of their squeaky-clean stores, a freakin’ paper bag! But we gotta give ‘em credit for this stunning, radical, outlandish masterpiece: Have you ever set your eyes on... Show More Summary

Pouncer drone can be packed to the propellers with disaster relief

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Delivering life-saving supplies to victims of natural disasters and war zones often relies on inexact air drops requiring good weather to pull off. The Pouncer, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from Windhorse Aerospace, would land accurately at disaster sites with a design that allows for the utmost utility of its parts. Show More Summary

Snappy star goes through two stages of evolution in just 45 years

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Stars go through heating, contracting, expanding, and cooling, but these stages of stellar evolution usually play out over millions of years, making it unusual for scientists to see predictions confirmed in their own lifetime. But 2,700...Show More Summary

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