It started as an April Fool’s Day lark, but a digital button placed on Reddit just one month ago has spurred a complex, sprawling online community, with offshoots that consider themselves spiritual orders.
This is a really great trick. It seems obvious, but I never thought about it: You can use the volume up button on your headphones cable or Bluetooth headset to snap a picture with your iPhone.
Not even the home button is safe from gaudy stickers that cheapen the sleek industrial design of the iPhone. Unless you are teenaged girl, then these stick-ons are the best thing that ever happened to you in your whole entire life.
Ah yes, the belly button. A remnant part of your body that serves to collect lint. Lint and quite a bit more, according to the early results from the Belly Button Biodiversity project.
Nokia took a striking piece of unibody hardware, coupled it with a 3.9-inch curved glass touchscreen display, removed all the buttons, and topped it with an 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss camera and NFC. Incredible. It's called the N9. But!
Twitter announced an official "Follow" button that will replace all those generic Twitter "follow me" links. Just like the Facebook Like button which lets you "like" anything quickly and easily, the Follow button will let you follow a Twitter user in one simple click. Now that we have gotten over our dislike of the…
I've never thought about this before, but when your hands are tied up and you need to hit the button to call the elevator, isn't it smarter to kick the button instead of elbowing it? Those clever Japanese!
It's Saturday, it's noon; that can mean only one thing: It's time for Gizmodo University! We've got an action-packed lesson today as our intrepid Sparkle Labs host (and proud new papa) Ariel takes a look at switches, sensors, and detectors!
Somebody should make an iPhone application like this Inception button, so this Halloween I could go out as an Inception character (be patient. It takes some time to load). [Davepedu]
Click to viewWhen actress Kyra Sedgwick visited Tom Cruise's house, she couldn't help but notice a strange, unmarked button on a mantle in his library. For whatever reason, she also couldn't resist pushing it. As a result, she soon heard police sirens.
With the press of a button, your life will surely change for the negative.
If you haven't quite reached your flair quota, or you are hopelessly stuck in the 1980's fashion-wise, you will probably love the Cool Man MP3 from Newman. The device features and OLED display, support for MP3 and WMA, a built-in microphone and most importantly, a high-tech safety pin that puts high-tech holes in your…
If you thought plumber's crack was bad, imagine a gamer in crawling under his desk to turn on his PC. He'll never have to do that again if he grabs one of these Sharkoon PC Jump Start Buttons, which hook up via USB to his PC and allows him to not only start a computer, but plug in two USB devices and a mic/headphone…
Unlike the bullshit button or the Staples' Easy Button, this Solid Alliance USB Stress Button actually does something. When hooked up, pressing the button alternates between Explosion, Punch-out, and Worksheet mode. Explosion counts down and makes an explosion on your screen, Punch-out punches a face on screen, and…
First made in 1987, this Famicom-esque "Shooting Watch" counts how many times you can push a button in 10 seconds. Only 10,000 of these are being made in Japan (the only place they're being made), so if you like to eschew modern graphics for more spastic gaming, a big yellow bus will come by your Japanese house and…
Although this bullshit button is quite similar to Staple's Easy Button, and both are actually available for purchase, the bullshit button actually does something useful. See, whenever your buddies make some outlandish claim, just slam on this button and it'll pop out one of five "clever" sayings.
Those with weak stomachs, look away. Here is the power button on my newish Macbook Pro, which for some reason refuses to sit flush with the case.