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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 […]

Report: Uber Can Track Any Customer Using Its 'God View' Tool

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Uber changed its privacy policy yesterday, but even that may not cover its back this time. Because its top New York executive, Josh Mohrer, has been using an internal tool called God View to track a journalist without her permission. Read more...

K5 Security Guard Robot by Knightscope has arrived in Silicon Valley

We told you about Robots selling Nescafe vending machines in Japan just a few days ago, guess what Japan is not the only country using robots as cheap labour. Microsoft has deployed.. K5 Security Guard Robot by Knightscope has arrived in Silicon Valley is a post from The latest in tech and gadgets - Newlaunches.com.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review: This Crazy Smartphone Ain't Half Bad

You’ve never seen anything quite like the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The phone looks like it’s melting. The entire right edge of the device is a second screen. And though it feels like a gimmick at first, that extra, angled real estate can be surprisingly cool. More »      

Meet Vladimir Putin, Russia's Premier Car Tester & Promoter

Would you drive a canary-yellow Lada Kalina Sport sedan hundreds of miles across some of the most desolate stretches of Siberia? No, you wouldn't... but you're not Russian President Vladimir Putin.

How to find out where Walmart has stashed your precious Black Friday deals

Walmart’s Black Friday 2014 ad is already out, with regular Walmart customers likely planning their upcoming Black Friday shopping spree. The retailer has set up various sales events for Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but that doesn’t...Show More Summary

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman Put Gorilla Glass To The Test

Businesses have to advertise their products and while no one appreciates being pitched to, there are good ways of going about it and… well, not so good ways. Corning has managed to put together are more appealing method of selling its...Show More Summary

The FCC won’t decide net neutrality’s fate this year

The net neutrality debate is poised to extend well into 2015, as this crucial matter is neither on the FCC’s agenda on Friday, nor in its December session, FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart said. Apparently, FCC’s Chairman Tom Wheeler is “caught” between the wishes of the White House and the needs of Internet service providers. Show More Summary

You can use Twitter activity to track unemployment

17 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Governments aren't usually quick to react to changes in demographics. They frequently have to take surveys that are not only slow, but don't always paint a complete picture of what's going on. Researchers at the Autonomous University of Madrid have...

The sounds of repairing shoes are surprisingly satisfying

38 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I can close my eyes and just listen to the noises of all the work that goes into repairing shoes. The machines pressing down, the cutting of the sole, the sanding, the stitching, the brushing of the glue. It's a symphony of satisfying noises. It's the only soundtrack you need. Read more...

Belt-Scooter: Ride It, Then Wear It

50 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Inventor Spot

It's a belt...no, it's a scooter. Nope. It's both. Corny Superman references aside, the Collapsible Belt-Scooter, designed by Adam Torok, is genius. It provides you with a means of transportation quicker than walking, and when you get where you're going, the scooter transforms into a belt, so you don't have to worry about finding a place to stow it.

Orchestra uses 24 GoPro cameras to give you an amazing up-close look at its performance

It’s always nice to see orchestras try to embrace new technology to build more of an audience for classical music and the Czech Philharmonic has to decided to take things to another level by using 24 different GoPro cameras to give us a first-hand look at what it’s like to perform in a concert hall as a professional musician. Show More Summary

Do the Over-the-Top Twitter References In Chef Totally Ruin the Movie?

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I finally got around to seeing Chef, the Jon Favreau film about a chef who (SPOILER ALERT) starts a food truck. Food trucks and Twitter go together like Korean BBQ and tacos but in this film the tweet-integration was ridiculously blatant—really, to the point of distraction. Show More Summary

Listen To Neil Gaiman Read Out Terrible Fake Neil Gaiman Stories

As part of a oddball challenge to its listeners, live radio show Wits in the US asked for submission for bad short stories, written in the style of Neil Gaiman. Now, this in itself isn’t that fascinating, but Wits took the competition a step further by getting Gaiman himself to read out the best… well, worst, of the entries. More »      

How A Lock Works Explained In One Perfect Cutaway Video

I’m a big fan of cutaway things, specially if they are real like this lock. It’s fascinating to see how machines and mechanisms work, with the little pins and springs moving to fit the shape of the key, leaving the barrel free to move when everything clicks. More »      

How a lock works explained in one perfect cutaway video

1 hour agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I'm a big fan of cutaway things, specially if they are real like this lock. It's fascinating to see how machines and mechanisms work, with the little pins and springs moving to fit the shape of the key, leaving the barrel free to move when everything clicks. Read more...

New leak gives another look at what Lollipop will look like on your HTC One (M8)

There have been a lot of great Android phones released this year but we still have a soft spot in our hearts for the HTC One (M8), which really saw HTC make some excellent refinements and improvements to its already outstanding hardware design. Show More Summary

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