I'm A PC, and Apparently I Need Lots of Antivirus Software

Our sister site Kotaku posted the NPD's PC software sales charts for the month of September, and it's pretty interesting to see how mega-games like Spore measure up to less-exciting products like Microsoft Office. Spore may have nabbed the top spot, but MS Office 2007 grabs two spots, and despite its early troubles,… » 10/18/08 4:45pm 10/18/08 4:45pm

Quizmodo 2007: the Giz's Tech Knowledge Mega-Quiz

Fancy yourself as the King or Queen of All-Things-Tech? Were you a Gadget Addict in 2007? Think you know everything that happened on our gorgeous little site over the past year? Well, now's your chance to prove to all of us just how switched-on you were in 2007. Click on, and play on, play on, play on. Answers will be… » 1/01/08 10:00am 1/01/08 10:00am

W00t Wins Webster's Word of the Year, Just Edges Out the Verb Facebook

W00t, that expression of joy invented by gamers way back when Sonic and Tails were special friends, has been given the accolade of word of the year by Webster's dictionary. The word, which beat the verb "to facebook" has an uncertain providence: while some people think it is an acronym for "We own the other team",… » 12/12/07 4:53am 12/12/07 4:53am

Electrolux Design Lab Finalists Biting Their Nails as the Winner is…

The winner of Electrolux's Design Lab 2007 competition will be announced tomorrow in Paris, and these are the final eight products hoping to win their creator 5,000 ($7,435). The brief was to design something eco-friendly and sustainable for 2020, and sexiest is the Fog Shower by Joo Diego Schlmansky from Brazil,… » 11/27/07 6:51am 11/27/07 6:51am

Philips Gets All Fancy With Ambi Sound Speakers

Philips follows its Ambi light LCD TVs with speakers matching that pleasing asthetic, naming them Ambi sound. They consist of one bar that spreads the surround sound all over the place, without the need for cluttering up your crib with speakers everywhere. Behold their chicatude in this video. » 1/07/07 4:43pm 1/07/07 4:43pm

Navicore's Bluetooth GPS is the Smallest Ever

Navicore's Personal 2007 GPS works features Bluetooth compatibility and is only 64x22x15mm and weighs 30g. For a GPS device, that's pretty damn small. The receiver re-acquires satellite signals in 100ms and grabs position updates every second, sending data to your Smartphone, PDA or car to update its on-board maps of… » 10/18/06 3:24pm 10/18/06 3:24pm

Corvette Z06 for 2007: 0-60 in 3.7 Seconds, But Pricier

We're thinking the Corvette counts as just one big gadget, and when we saw the first pictures of the 505hp Z06 model for 2007, we couldn't resist sneaking you a peek. The newest version of America's Sports Car doesn't add a whole lot of new gizmotronics, with its main addition for the 2007 model year being OnStar, a… » 8/09/06 11:41am 8/09/06 11:41am