Here are the answers to our Quizmodo feature that we put up on New Year's Day. Most of you knew your onions, but there were a couple of glaring errors. There is, as far as I know, no such thing as a USB Log Cabin, although, if any one would like to build one for us, we'll be very impressed indeed. Blam does love his… »
It's the annual Goats and Gods episode, where the Gurus of Cool present the best and the worst of the past year. Also, Charlie reviews a new HP workstation, Stephen offers 12 must-have plug-ins for WordPress, and the duo offer another Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products they've seen during the week. [Free Podcast at … »
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… »
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",… »
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,… »
Unlike most of those coy camera vendors who are saving their new goods for February's PMA show, Samsung is putting out right here in Vegas with five new models. Coolest is the 7-megapixel L73 ($300). With it, Samsung joins the anti-aphasia campaigns of Canon, Fujifilm, and Nikon by adding face detection. Its… »
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. »
CENTERPIECE: 108-inch Aquos LCD TV
PRICETAG: They wouldn't tell us, but it will ship "this summer"
SPECTACLE: A huge black curtain dominated the left side of the stage, heightening expectations. All of a sudden, there's a 108-inch LCD with contrast ratio that Sharp said was equal to plasma displays.
WHAT THEY… »
After waiting in line for a half an hour, the Toshibians tell us the room is full. We will now attempt to sneak in and scrounge the info in true invisible style! »
CES, baby. It's starting to take shape. Hear that hissing sound? That's the cool breeze of CES coverage on its way to you from Gizmodo. No hot air. Starts tomorrow.
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… »
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… »
Microsoft has put up an online "Beta 2 Test Drive" for people who are on the fence about upgrading. In case you don't want to install the actual Beta for fears that it'll interfere with your older version of office, this preview lets you check out what's new—and what's not. All you need is IE 5.5 or later and the… »