The best GIFs of 2015 according to the Internet 

I love animated GIFs. I make them as part of my work here in Sploid, I drool when we see one that is a perfect infinite loop, and I think it's a great medium to tell stories. That's why I like the GIFYS. An award show devoted to honor the best animated GIFs on the Internet. » 3/12/15 5:51am 3/12/15 5:51am

This Is the Worst Thing About Voicemail

Regardless of how you feel about voicemail, I think we can all agree that this is the worst. I don't want to call up and listen, Android. Just let me dismiiiiiissssssssss. » 3/11/15 4:50pm 3/11/15 4:50pm

7 Slow-Mo GIFs That Show Off Android Lollipop's Delightful Animations

Android Lollipop is beautiful. It's the best Android has ever looked, thanks in part to its lovely animations and new "material design." We've taken a GIF-centric look at Lollipop before, but YouTuber The Nerd Herd took an awesome slow-mo look at the new animations, and I think that calls for a few more GIFs. » 2/24/15 2:00pm 2/24/15 2:00pm

The Wild, NSFW World of Old Teletext Porn

Back in the 70s and 80s, there was a little piece of technological magic known as Teletext. Basically, it allowed the broadcast of text, and crude text-art, over unused TV spectrum, so long as you had a special decoder. Very proto-internet. And so of course, it was used for pornography. » 2/13/15 1:30pm 2/13/15 1:30pm

Tokyo looks naked without its iconic street ads

The Future of GIFs Is Killing What Makes Them So Great

Those wonderful looping animations we call GIFs are an unlikely story of survival in an age when digital formats come and go like the wind. The lure of the decades-old GIF format has caused people to ignore its flaws, but those looking to bring the format into modern times might just be inadvertently drowning its… » 1/30/15 4:00pm 1/30/15 4:00pm

The Bizarre, Glitchy Glory of Wiggling 3D-Map Disasters

Remember a couple years ago when everybody was freaking out about the all of the 3D-imaging fuckups in the new Apple Maps? Well, those surreal portrayals of the world we live in, exist in many mapping services. And as one anonymous Tumblr user shows, they're works of artespecially when they wiggle. » 1/19/15 12:38pm 1/19/15 12:38pm

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer in 8 GIFs

If a post-Thanksgiving coma has robbed you of the energy needed to watch the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer again and again, we've gone to the trouble of condensing the sneak peek down to eight easily ingestible animated GIFs that are perfect for over-analyzing and sharing. » 11/28/14 10:57am 11/28/14 10:57am

Imgur Is Improving the GIF Experience—Here's Why It Matters

GIFs are the lifeblood of the internet, the reason most of us get up in the morning. But they haven't really gotten better in the past 25 years—until now. Imgur claims to have "reimagined the GIF" by recreating the traditional animated, looping images we love using the best web video format, MP4. Hold onto your jorts! » 10/09/14 6:30pm 10/09/14 6:30pm

This May Be the Greatest GIF Messaging App Ever

Surprisingly, despite all the websites and apps dedicated to absolutely nothing but GIFs, there really aren't that many that let you turn yourself into your own ever-looping bit of internet infamy. But today, JibJab's new custom GIF messaging app is filing a void in our hearts we didn't even know existed in the… » 10/01/14 8:00am 10/01/14 8:00am

Watch the Evolution of the iPhone in a Single GIF

The iPhone's design is famous for meticulous attention to detail, and over the years, there have been some pretty major tweaks. A new GIF from GadgetLove captures how the phone's hardware has changed over the years. » 9/19/14 5:45pm 9/19/14 5:45pm

A Custom, All-GIF Keyboard Is Coming to iOS Because Of Course It Is

Now that iOS 8 is opening its arms to the various third-party keyboards of the world, we're finally starting to see the fruits of many a developer's labor. But PopKey has gone above and beyond the call of duty with a fully customizable keyboard that's all GIFs all the time. Just like god intended. » 9/12/14 12:31pm 9/12/14 12:31pm

New brain-twisting mathematical GIFs so pretty I want to lick them

7 Glimpses into Android's Beautiful Future

The newest version of Android (Lemon Meringue Pie?) is on its way, bringing with it a whole new look for Google at large. For now it's just a beta, but designers are already playing with Google's new guidelines. So far, so good. » 8/26/14 10:15am 8/26/14 10:15am

Making GIFs From YouTube Videos Has Never Been Easier

There's a wealth of YouTube-to-GIF services out there, but the newest kid on the block makes the barrier to entry a mere three keystrokes and a click or two. With GIF YouTube, you'll be throwing around bespoke reaction GIFs in no time. » 8/18/14 11:37am 8/18/14 11:37am

These GIFs From The Smithsonian Archives Make History Come To Life

The charm of a perfect looping image cannot be denied. Old timey illustrations are delightful nostalgia inducers. Pair 'em together and hot damn: That is a recipe for sure-fire internet love. Drawing from seemingly endless stores of digitized archives, the Smithsonian Libraries have been posting original gifs on their » 8/14/14 8:20pm 8/14/14 8:20pm

These animated X-ray GIFs show how the inside of our bodies work

Cameron Drake create these excellent animated GIFs that reveal how various joints in our bodies bend and fold and work under the all seeing see through eye of the X-ray. Under our skin, we all have the same beautiful machinery. » 8/11/14 5:30pm 8/11/14 5:30pm

Watch the Evolution of Amazon's Kindle Hardware In a Single GIF

The Amazon Fire Phone is kind of whack, but being ugly is not one of its problems. Amazon's hardware design has improved over the years, and the GadgetLove team created this GIF to illustrate how its products have evolved since that first clunky, oddly designed Kindle. » 8/06/14 4:11pm 8/06/14 4:11pm