Does It Stress You Out When People Borrow Your Devices?

When someone asks to use my laptop for a minute, or borrow my phone to check something real quick, I'll always say yes, but it drives me nuts. It probably dates back to my childhood, when watching my parents use the "kids' computer" for one reason or another always terrified me because they might find something they… » 9/23/12 2:00pm 9/23/12 2:00pm

Doomsday-Crying Man Tries Suing the Crap Out of the Large Hadron…

Thought Hawaiians were relaxed types? Not Walter Wagner, who got so worked-up over the implications of the Large Hadron Collider, he fought it in court—the US court. Naturally, he was told to pipe down and take it overseas. » 8/31/10 11:35am 8/31/10 11:35am

Sprint to Humans: We Know Where You Are, and So Do the Police

In the last year alone, Sprint turned over users' GPS data to authorities 8 million times. While that number is misleadingly high—this could translate to under a thousand individual users—it's still terrifying. But wait, it gets even better! » 12/02/09 12:59pm 12/02/09 12:59pm

Wi-Fi Signals Might Cause Childhood Autism (or Not)

Get scared! According to a new study published this week in the Australasian Journal of Clinical Environmental Medicine, Wi-Fi might be linked to the growing number of cases of childhood autism. Dr. George Carlo, who led the study, said, "The electromagnetic radiation apparently causes the metals to be trapped in cells, … » 11/20/07 10:05am 11/20/07 10:05am

TextSpy: Paranoid, Suspicious Giz Readers Gather Round...

...Because this little 'mo could be the perfect gadget for you. Text Spy can retrieve up any SMS that has been recently deleted from a cellphone - so that could be good if you've accidently deleted the address of the bar you were going to meet your ladyfriend in. For that, I think it's useful. If you think that your… » 4/25/07 10:00am 4/25/07 10:00am