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Australia To Boost Joint Strike Fighter Order To 72 Aircraft: A Brief History Of The Troubled F-35 Program

According to several reports, Prime Minister Tony Abbott will today formerly announce that Australia will buy 58 more F-35 Joint Strike fighters — bringing the planned F-35 fleet to 72 aircraft in total. The first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is slated for delivery in 2018 ahead of RAAF operation in 2020. Show More Summary

Google offered to help Samsung with Apple patent battle costs

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Confirming what a lot of us thought already, Google is more than a little interested in Apple and Samsung's continuing court battle. New evidence revealed by Apple's lawyers outlines emails from Google that offered to foot some of the damages (if...

Samsung patent reveals a wild new smartphone design

Samsung loves to experiment with different types of designs for its gadgets and a new patent flagged by Galaxy Club shows that the company has come up with some truly wild smartphone designs that go well beyond anything it has released so far. Show More Summary

Everybody's Favorite Nightmares from High School All Rolled Into One

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You ever have that dream where your highschool football coach comes out on the field for a prep rally, looks you dead in the eye, and starts singing a dream pop melody from Baltimore-based indie rock duo Beach House—except he's actually Ray Wise, star of Twin Peaks and Robocop? You will tonight. Read more...

Watching people struggle in informercials is laugh out loud hilarious

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The toughest problems mankind has ever faced? The problems that late night infomercials promise to solve. Life has never been harder than it is in those clips. Everyday tasks become so frustrating that you need to pay 5 installmentsShow More Summary

Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

These microscopic photos of butterfly eggs by National Geographic, Prüftechnik Uri, and the University Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland are truly fascinating. I find them even more beautiful than the adult insects. Same goes for their incredible caterpillars. Read more...

Aton-Impulse’s beefy Viking 2992 amphibian

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

This no-nonsense Russian seven-seater looks like a grenade-proof apocalyptic off-roader that happily handles river and lake crossings, but behind its muscular looks hides a surprisingly meek 1,770cc engine. Which makes this an excellent amphibious off-road tank if you’re looking for something... Show More Summary

Volksleisure's VW camper hauls full load thanks to electric rear bench

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

After more than a decade of avoiding the ever-popular Volkswagen van conversion, U.K. campervan specialist Wellhouse Leisure has released its first VW T5 camper. The camper van seamlessly transforms between living and hauling configurations...Show More Summary

13 Of The Coolest Cars From New York and Beijing's Motor Shows

For prospective car buyers and automobile fans everywhere, motor shows are like Christmas. It’s where manufacturers show off their newest modelsm teasing us with exciting concepts which will never see the light of day. To save you from...Show More Summary

Japan's not getting the Xbox One until this September

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If we're being civil, Japan's relationship with the Xbox could be described as "tenuous" at best, and the release date for Microsoft's latest game console probably won't do much to change that. Come this September 4th, gamers in the country will...

Comcast lashes out at Netflix over opposition to TWC merger

Gee, do you think that Netflix publicly coming out against the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger has struck a nerve with Comcast? Within hours of Netflix declaring its opposition to the proposed $45 billion merger, Comcast came out with a statement that accused Netflix of relying on “inaccurate claims and arguments” to make its case. Show More Summary

You can take your Sprint phone to other US carriers next year

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you're with Sprint, you don't have many options for unlocking your phone's SIM card slot; if you can do it at all, you're limited to service on foreign networks. You'll have far more flexibility in the near future, though. The carrier has revealed...

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