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Daily Roundup: Apple outsells Samsung, Microsoft invests in Android and more!

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Apple sold as many phones as Samsung did last quarter; Microsoft is investing in Android; and SkyMall might be saved. Head past the break to find all of today's top stories in the Daily Roundup....

Of course 'Law & Order: SVU' is doing a GamerGate episode

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Actually, it's not about ethics in games journalism. NBC's Law & Order: SVU will air an episode titled "Intimidation Game" on February 11th, and unless you've been living under a rock the circumstances will be pretty familiar. In a plotline following...

Drug Dealers Are Using Nokia Dumbphones To Stay Ahead Of "The Feds"

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

According to a story from the UK edition of Vice (a story which, I hasten to add, relies on a source named 'K2' and should therefore be taken with the requisite gallon of salt), drug dealers in the fair city of Birmingham have turned to dumphones in an attempt to evade the police. Read more...

Beautiful New Photo Of The Mysterious Mouth Of The Beast Nebula

The European Southern Observatory has published a new Very Large Telescope photo of the cometary globule CG4 or, like they call it, The Mouth of the Beast. As the ESO says, as with other cometary globules, “the exact nature of CG4 remains a mystery”. More »      

AnimeLab Now Has A (Great) App For iPad And iPhone

Australia’s own Madman Entertainment has a great little homegrown anime streaming service in AnimeLab, and after half a year on PC and Android it’s finally making its way to the iPad and iPhone. More »      

Get The Most Out Of Your Run With These 5 Gadgets

There isn't a part of our lives that technology doesn't touch in some way. Our workouts are no different, and the latest tech could mean more efficiency and better results. From smart socks to biometric clothing, the latest running technology...Show More Summary

OnePlus will reveal its 'OxygenOS' February 12th

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

As Cyanogen moves along a new path (apparently with help from Microsoft) phone maker OnePlus is working on its own flavor of Android, and now it has a name: OxygenOS. Unfortunately, it doesn't have much else beyond promises of going back to the drawi...

This Fleet Of Micro-Satellites Will Use GPS To Predict The Weather

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Weather forecasting is one of those sciences that never seems to be quite as good as we want it to be. But what if it had more data? That's the idea behind Spire, a tech startup which wants to use a huge fleet of tiny, cheap satellites to tell you when it's going to rain. Read more...

Google Fiber is going out of its way to make rival ISPs miserable

Remember when AT&T issued a high-decibel shriek that reclassifying ISPs as common carriers would kill off its ability to invest in future network buildouts and upgrades? Well, it turns out that not every ISP thinks that way. FROM EARLIER: Google...Show More Summary

Reverse Engineer then Drive LCD with FPGA

Fans of [Ben Heck] know that he has a soft spot for pinball machines and his projects that revolve around that topic tend to be pretty epic. This is a good example. At a trade show he saw an extra-wide format LCD screen which he thought would be perfect on a pinball build. Show More Summary

Watch the guts of a DSLR camera in action at 10,000 frames per second

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Slow Mo Guys got a 10,000-fps high resolution camera and pointed it into the guts of a DSLR camera shooting photos at 1/8000th of a second. It's amazing to see how much vibration there is when the mirror and diaphragm move. Read more...

Short Film: We're So Obsessed With Our Phones That We're Missing Life

This short animation Mr Selfie by We Are Seventeen totally nails everyone’s over reliance on their phones. We use it in bed to fall asleep, we use it in bed when we can’t fall asleep, we have our phone in the bathroom, on our commutes, on the footpath, through live events, through nature and basically through life. More »      

Google X Labs made synthetic skin to test a cancer-detecting bracelet

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If someone asks you to name a Google X Labs moonshot, you'd probably say Glass, self-driving car or maybe even Project Loon. But as you might remember from the WSJD Live conference last year, it also has a flourishing Life Sciences division that empl...

Lotus F1 Team rolls out new E23 Hybrid

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The Lotus F1 Team is first out of the gate in showing off its new contender for the 2015 Grand Prix World Championship. Dubbed the E23 Hybrid, this is the car that the crew from Enstone hopes will turn their fortunes around from an abysmal...Show More Summary

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