Gizmodo Ink

  • If there's somethin' strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Paranormal investigators equipped with electromagnetic-field meters, radiation and motion detectors, barometric pressure monitors, and thermometers, of course. [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • Mini pilotless reconnaissance planes that fit in a backpack are the hot money-making ticket with military contractors. These mini drones are popular with the U.S. Defense Department because they're relatively cheap, maneuverable, portable, and most important, capable of saving soldiers' lives. Where are the consumer versions? I want one. [Washington Post]
  • The Boston Globe discusses your options if you want to chuck the USB headset into the trash and get a Skype phone. [Boston Globe]
  • The LA Times reviews the iPaq hw6515 smartphone and says "nice try, but the Treo 650 has better ergonomics and a better keyboard, not to mention it looks way cooler. [LA Times (reg)]
  • They're not exactly beating plowshares into swords, but more and more small ISP companies are using WiFi to beat down the big, bad telecom Goliaths. [NY Times]