Dish DVR Lets You Skip the Football And Watch Nothing But Super Bowl Ads

If you're one of the many Americans who could care less which group of grown men is better at surprise bear hugs and rolling in the grass, Dish DVR is granting you a big Super Bowl surprise with Reverse AutoHop. Now, you can cut out all that garbage football from this year's Super Bowl, and gorge yourself on garbage… » 1/29/15 3:02pm 15 minutes ago

The Galaxy S6 Could Be (Almost) Free of Annoying Bloatware

Samsung's next big flagship phone, presumably the Galaxy S6, is almost certainly going to be announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in March. And according to new rumors, it's looking more likely than ever that it'll be running something close to stock Android. Be still, my heart. » 1/29/15 2:25pm 52 minutes ago

A Game Where You Build Ikea Furniture Without Instructions Is Madness

Even with an instruction manual, assembling Ikea furniture can challenge the most amateur of do-it-yourselfers. But in this simple Mac and PC game called Höme Improvisåtion, players are challenged to assemble a box of parts into lamps, desks, and other furniture without any manuals, guidance, or idea of what the final… » 1/29/15 2:01pm Today 2:01pm

Terminator: Genisys Still Looks Way Better Than It Has Any Right To

The Super Bowl commercial for Terminator: Genisys has come early, and like the last trailer, it looks way better than any movie that intentionally misspells "Genesis" should. On paper, it sounds so bad, but then I see the footage of the old Arnold vs. young Arnold Terminators, and I just get all giddy. » 1/29/15 1:54pm Today 1:54pm

Nintendo's YouTube Plan Is Already Being Panned By YouTubers

Nintendo launched a new affiliate program yesterday for YouTubers that, on paper sounds like a good thing. It's a way to let YouTubers make money off their Nintendo-related videos on YouTube, after all. But if you look at the finer details, things don't look so great. » 1/29/15 1:12pm Today 1:12pm

The First Super Bowl Played Under LEDs Will Use 75 Percent Less Power

It might seem like LED bulbs are only for early-adopters hoping to cut down their monthly Con Ed power bill, but come Sunday, the energy-efficient lighting alternative will take center stage at one of the greatest spectacles on Earth. This will actually be the first Super Bowl to be entirely lit by LED bulbs. » 1/29/15 12:55pm Today 12:55pm

$50 Dashcam, Long Lightning Cable, Cheap Flash Storage, and More Deals

If there's one thing we've learned from Jalopnik, it's that you should really have a dashcam in your car. Hopefully it never has to record anything too scary, but they can seriously come in handy if you ever have to file an insurance claim. [Esky 2.4-inch Full HD H.264 1080P Car Vehicle DVR, $50 with code CARDVR06]
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Take a Look Inside the Secret Google X Life Sciences Lab

In the past year, Google X's secretive life science division has been tantalizing us with seriously cool-sounding shit: contact lens that monitor glucose, cancer-tracking nanoparticles, etc etc. The Atlantic has made the first video from inside the lab and—oh, were you actually expecting Google to unload a bunch of… » 1/29/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

The FCC Just Redefined Broadband So Expect Faster Internet

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just voted to redefine broadband as "internet which is actually fast enough to use." Now, in order to call its service broadband, companies will need to guarantee download speeds of 25 megabits per second or faster and upload speeds of 3 Mbps or faster. This is really,… » 1/29/15 11:48am Today 11:48am

The First Self-Charging Smart Bracelet Is Obscenely Expensive

As smartwatches get more and more capable, many have wondered how luxury watch makers will compete. Will Rolex eventually introduce a timepiece with smartphone notifications? One company that might have the answer is Britain's Christophe & Co. who's developed a smart bracelet called the Armill that blends luxury and… » 1/29/15 11:20am Today 11:20am

Megacities Are Growing So Fast We Need Satellites To Study Them

It's difficult to track the growth of cities across multiple countries in a consistent way—especially considering tools like satellite imagery have only been around for a few decades. But this week, the World Bank Group released the results of an unprecedented, decade-long analysis of one of the world's most… » 1/29/15 10:50am Today 10:50am

Watch this Coach Lead His Team Of Party Guests To Pizza Domination

We all learn from our mistakes, especially when they result in not having enough delicious pizza. Delivery guys may get stuck in snow, they may get lost — they're in no way immune to the harsh realities of February weather. Plus, there are many other factors that could cause your party experience to be, well,… » 1/23/15 12:00pm 1/23/15 12:00pm

Get This Post-CES Special – 30% Off Revogi's Bluetooth Smartbulb 

Want to set the mood right from your phone? With smartbulbs, you can control colors, brightness, or even set times to power on/off. Many smartbulbs cost upwards of $80 or $100, but Gizmodo readers can get 30% off Revogi's bluetooth-controlled Smartbulb, so it's just $34.99 + Free Shipping. » 1/27/15 5:11pm Tuesday 5:11pm