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  • Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

    3 September 2015, 12:25 pm by: Leah Becerra

    Welcome to another installment of sweet new apps. In this week’s batch we’ve got an app that takes the concept of live video streaming to the next level, a social app that lets you spout off your opinion as much as you’d like, and more. Without further…
  • Key and Peele's Spoof of Neil deGrasse Tyson Was Astronomically Brilliant [UPDATED]

    3 September 2015, 12:20 pm by: Charlie Jane Anders on io9, shared by Chris Mills to Gizmodo

    Tonight’s episode of Key & Peele was pretty geeky overall—there was a long sequence about Game of Thrones. But the penultimate Key & Peele also included a fricken brilliant running gag about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos. [UPDATE: Now with all three…
  • A Secret Blaster on Hasbro's Battle Action Millennium Falcon Fires Nerf Darts

    3 September 2015, 12:05 pm by: Andrew Liszewski on Toyland, shared by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan to Gizmodo

    A Star Wars film without the Millennium Falcon just isn’t a Star Wars film. That’s why those prequels felt so weird, and why The Force Awakens made sure to include that bucket of space bolts. The same applies to Star Wars toy lines, so here’s Hasbro’s…
  • Onkyo's New Wireless Earbuds Look Hilariously Huge

    3 September 2015, 11:40 am by: Adam Clark Estes

    Onkyo is best known for its strong tradition of audiophile-grade home theater gear. But the legendary Japanese hi-fi company is branching out, and just unveiled a massive-looking set of completely wireless earbuds at IFA in Berlin. They probably sound great,…
  • Poopfiction Is a Site That Picks the Perfect Story For Your Bathroom Break

    3 September 2015, 11:20 am by: Andrew Liszewski

    We all check (and double-check) our social media while ‘killing time’ in the bathroom, but what happens when you run out of new posts? A new site called Poopfiction is here to help, serving up short stories depending on how much time you think you’ll be…
  • This Is Just Too Much: Lightning Illuminates the ISS With the Milky Way As a Backdrop

    3 September 2015, 11:00 am by: Attila Nagy

    What could be more majestic than seeing a flash of lightning on Earth reflecting on the solar panels of the International Space Station, soaring at 17,150 miles per hour 250 miles above us? How about all of that, with the expanse of the Milky Way twinkling in…
  • Subpoenaed Clinton Staffer Will Plead the Fifth Over Email Scandal Questions

    3 September 2015, 10:40 am by: Kate Knibbs

    The FBI is investigating whether Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email compromised national security . And now the staffer who set it up is planning to stay silent during questioning to avoid incriminating himself. Read more...
  • Mr. Robot Season Finale: This Is TV's First Great Cyberpunk Show

    3 September 2015, 10:20 am by: Bryan Lufkin

    In a previous Mr. Robot recap , I predicted Elliot Alderson will join Don Draper and Walter White as one of the iconic male antiheroes of 21st century TV. After last night’s season one finale, I think Elliot is also on track to becoming the definitive hacker…
  • Wacom's New Digitizing Notebook Could Bring Me Back to Pen and Paper

    3 September 2015, 10:00 am by: Michael Hession

    I love writing stuff down. Well, I love the idea of writing stuff down. Often I abandon the actual task because keeping track and archiving written notes is a huge pain in the ass. Wacom has a new toy called Bamboo Spark that digitizes your handwritten notes…
  • Ricoh's Theta S 360-Degree Camera Gets an Image Quality Upgrade

    3 September 2015, 10:00 am by: Mario Aguilar

    A few years ago, Ricoh launched its odd little 360 camera, the Theta . Since then we’ve seen countless others. But how many of them allow you to dump your images and footage on Google Maps? Read more...
  • This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

    3 September 2015, 10:00 am by: Maddie Stone

    Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spams in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if you want them to be. For the past few years, people across the world have studied calculus for free online, by…
  • Use Dropbox to Keep a Shared List of Links or Bookmarks

    3 September 2015, 9:40 am by: David Nield on Field Guide, shared by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan to Gizmodo

    Dropbox is one of those services that’s always getting a minor upgrade or two in the background without anyone really noticing. One of the newest features added to the web interface is the ability to drag-and-drop links into a Dropbox folder for safe…
  • Google May Hold a Nexus Event on September 29

    3 September 2015, 9:30 am by: Darren Orf

    When a company announces a new phone, it generally comes with a tech event. It’s true of Apple, Samsung, LG, and every other smartphone maker out there—except for Google. The Nexus phones usually just come out quietly with a press release and availability…
  • These Bluetooth Speakers Can Stand Up To Your Shower, But Only Cost About $25

    3 September 2015, 9:27 am by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Gizmodo

    Waterproof Bluetooth speakers are perfect if you like to sing in the shower, or even just need more time to clear your podcast backlog, and you can choose from two great options today for around $25.Read more...
  • Gawker EXCLUSIVE: Taylor Swift Did Blow Her Nose Backstage During the VMAs | Jalopnik Chinese Warshi

    3 September 2015, 9:22 am by: Jane-Claire Quigley

    Gawker EXCLUSIVE: Taylor Swift Did Blow Her Nose Backstage During the VMAs | Jalopnik Chinese Warships Spotted In Bering Sea As President Obama Tours Alaska | Kotaku Goku Kicking Everybody’s Ass in Street Fighter II | Lifehacker Six Things You Probably…
  • Sphero BB-8 Review: This Is the Coolest Star Wars Toy Ever

    3 September 2015, 9:00 am by: Andrew Liszewski on Toyland, shared by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan to Gizmodo

    For the past 38 years there hasn’t been a robot more loved by fans than Star Wars’ R2-D2. But that could all soon change when The Force Awakens hits theaters, especially now that anyone can own a tiny working version of the movie’s BB-8 droid that can…
  • An Extra Door On This Front-Loading Washer Lets You Add Last Minute Additions

    3 September 2015, 8:09 am by: Andrew Liszewski

    They’re more eco-friendly than top-loading machines, but front-loading washers don’t let you add forgotten garments once the wash cycle has started. With the addition of a second smaller door, though, Samsung’s new WW8500 AddWash lets you toss in that…
  • Samsung's New Sleep Tracker Liberates Your Wrist By Hiding Under Your Mattress

    3 September 2015, 7:03 am by: Mario Aguilar

    Sleep tracking gadgets and apps can be invaluable, health-boosting tools. The trouble is that you need to remember to use them, which often involves wearing a wristable to bed. Samsung’s new Sleepsense tracker helps fix this problem by hiding the tracker…
  • TomTom Is Bringing Tunes to Its Newest Fitness Watches

    3 September 2015, 3:30 am by: Brent Rose

    TomTom’s first running watch was a great first step two years ago. Last year it got even better , with an integrated heart rate monitor. For this year’s watches, TomTom is adding full activity tracker capabilities and the ability to stream music to…
  • Android is Finally Getting a Standalone Street View App

    3 September 2015, 1:11 am by: Chris Mills

    Street View has always been a separate file on your Android device — it even gets its own Play Store listing — but up until now, you got to it through the Maps app. Read more...

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