Report: "Android Silver" Could be Google's New Premium User Experience

Online rumours claim Google is planning some sort of premium owner experience for future Android phone buyers, with the Android Silver scheme said to encourage networks to babysit owners of phones, guarantee the latest version of Android and show them how to buy stuff through Google Play. » 4/03/14 7:49am 4/03/14 7:49am

GoPro Hero 3+ Hands On: A Nice Bump, But Not a Huge Jump

Last year, when GoPro's Hero 3 Black edition emerged victorious from our intensive Action Camera Battlemodo, we noted that while it won, we had some gripes that nearly cost it the crown. This year, GoPro is releasing the Hero 3+, and it address almost all our concerns. » 10/01/13 12:00am 10/01/13 12:00am

30-Year Quest Ends In $15 Million Gold and Silver Coin Treasure

Thirty years ago, a farmer found a few Iron Age silver coins while working on his land in the island of Jersey, off the coast of Normandy. Now, after combing the soil with metal detectors for three decades, two treasure hunters have found a hoard of silver and gold coins, the biggest of its kind, valued at $15 million. » 6/26/12 1:20pm 6/26/12 1:20pm

Some Gadgets Age Better Than Other Gadgets

The Japanese have a term for the pleasing decay of objects: "Wabi-sabi." How many gadgets and other products have you held onto, because you like how they've worn down? Converse; holey jeans; your Casio watch...even your silver Game Boy from long ago, that looks so beautifully battered after years of being tossed in a… » 5/09/11 5:20am 5/09/11 5:20am

Limited Edition Pentax K-7 Camera Forgets Silver Isn't a Rare Color In…

I'd be more excited if this special limited edition color was a never-seen-before color, but alas Pentax thinks the camera world can still get excited about silver. Or maybe silver is rare in Japan, where this model is launching? » 2/22/10 10:57am 2/22/10 10:57am

Rumor: DS Lite Gets Silverized on September 7

Kotaku's just got a tip about an upcoming silver-colored DS Lite that's supposedly going to be in stores September 7. Other areas (Japan, Europe) have already had this, so it's not a big deal, but if you really need to complement your Silver Surfer ensemble, here ya go. [ Kotaku » 8/09/08 4:00pm 8/09/08 4:00pm]

Precious Metal Cover Makes Jewelry of Apple Bluetooth Headset

Apple's Bluetooth headset is already small and stylish, but designer Andi Monn has come up with a way of adding to it that also improves its utility. His headset "sleds" slide over the device and turn it into techy jewelry, of a sort. Plus they let you carry the gizmo around without wearing it in your ear, and thus you… » 7/14/08 6:14am 7/14/08 6:14am

Group Sues EPA For Not Regulating Nano-Silver Pollution

Those nano-silver socks you've been using to soak up the rank of your athlete's foot—not only are they leaching poisons into fish habitats every time you wash them, their effects on your own blood stream could be just as bad; but the EPA's not doing anything about it. Fed up by government inaction, a consumer safety… » 5/04/08 5:30pm 5/04/08 5:30pm

Your Smelly Ass Feet Are Killing the Planet

Your feet? They smell like a baboon's butthole. Especially at the gym. So, the brilliant dudes at places like Nike and Adidas have started lining their socks with nano-bits of silver to fight microbials and the intense funk radiating from your tootsies. It works (woohoo), but every time you wash them, some of the… » 4/07/08 5:15pm 4/07/08 5:15pm

LG Prada Phone Now Comes in Silver with New, Matching UI

It's hard to believe that, just a year ago, the name of the phone on everyone's lips was LG's collaboration with Prada, the sexy touchscreen number that let its users believe that their fingers were fashion (or something). And now, post iPhone, what of the Prada phone? Well, a silver version is now available in Europe, … » 2/12/08 4:07am 2/12/08 4:07am