James Bond's Weird World of Inventions Chronicles 007 in 1966

The James Bond series has always had gushing reviews of their gadgety goodness, even before Jesus' take on Quantum of Solace » 11/20/08 5:00am 11/20/08 5:00am. This January 1966 article, look backs to the time when Sean Connery was filling 007's shoes. Remember the Disco Volante, the110-foot hydrofoil floating fortress? How about the Bell jet-pack…

Quantum of Solace Is the Perfect Bond Movie

The latest Bond is the perfect Bond Movie. Yes. It is. In fact, Quantum of Solace is not only the perfect Bond movie, it's the best » 11/13/08 1:00pm 11/13/08 1:00pm Bond movie ever, period. Even surpassing Casino Royale-and I mean the Craig's one and the -which to me surpassed Connery's best (I know, sacrilege). It has everything a Bond film must…

Ex-CIA Officer Laments Q's Absence from Modern James Bond

Quantum of Solace » 11/10/08 2:30pm 11/10/08 2:30pm, the new James Bond movie scheduled for release in mid-November might be a fine movie, but . There is no Q. James Bond is like toast without butter. Over more than three decades, Q's work amazed audiences and saved Bond's life. Q's inventions confounded Bond's adversaries and inspired engineers at…

Sony Starts Auction Royale For Bond-Themed VAIO TT

In case you're a huge James Bond fan just on the verge of buying a laptop, Sony's auctioning off a hundred 007-branded VAIO TTs to promote the Nov. 14 release of Quantum of Solace. Each 2.9-pound TT packs an Intel Centrino 2 processor, 4GB RAM, a 64GB SSD, an 11.1-inch XBRITE LCD screen and a built-in webcam. Along… » 10/24/08 3:15am 10/24/08 3:15am

Q Totally Phones in Bond's New Quantum of Solace VAIO

Overheard in MI6 4th-floor martini lounge: "Man, it used to be fun heading down to Q's lab. Shit blowing up all the time, everyone just grinning and shaking their head knowingly (oh, James » 10/02/08 9:40am 10/02/08 9:40am) when I accidentally incinerated prototype after expensive and high-time-investment prototype. Now? Dude's just going to down to…

Bullet-Shaped Bollinger Champagne Cooler, For 007's Giant Gun

A giant gun that fires bullets containing chilled bottles of Bollinger...sounds like a psychedelic James Bond-theme dream. But at least the bullet bit is nearly a reality. Bollinger has come up with this 007-themed champagne bottle cooler in time for Quantum of Solace » 9/30/08 12:10pm 9/30/08 12:10pm that actually bullet-shaped, though there's no…

Question of the Day: Do You Miss the "Q" Character in the New James Bond …

As most of you already know, Quantum of Solace » 9/18/08 5:00pm 9/18/08 5:00pm is scheduled to hit theaters on November 14th. The second trailer for the film came out last week and while it does seem to feature some -style gadgetry, there is still no "Q" gadget guru in the film. Personally, I love the direction that the Bond character is going in, so…

James Bond's Sony Ericsson C902 Cybershot to go Public

Sometimes the strangest part of writing for Giz is decoding press releases: like this morning's Sony Ericsson one. Did they leave out an image of the upcoming special limited-edition C902 Cybershot James Bond phone to add to the mystery? Is it supposed to be kinda secret, à la Bond himself? Who knows: luckily T3 snagged … » 8/04/08 6:10am 8/04/08 6:10am