Stephen Fry on a Generation of Technophobic Judges

Stephen Fry, the British comedian and actor, is a fully-fledged geek. Now, in an interview with the BBC, he has lashed out at a generation of technophobic judges who don't understand the internet. » 2/09/12 7:20am 2/09/12 7:20am

Stephen Fry Turns Your TomTom Into a Stately British Butler

Stephen Fry—best known stateside for his portrayal of Jeeves and on Giz for his Apple enthusiasm—is now available as a downloadable voice pack for your TomTom navigation device. At least if you live in the UK. » 12/15/11 5:20pm 12/15/11 5:20pm

MyFry iPhone App Presents Stephen Fry's Autobiography In Easy-To-Read…

It only figures that a man of Stephen Fry's internet standing should be feathering his nest with apps a'plenty, and MyFry—while pricey—should be a must-buy for any fans of the scribe's words. » 9/13/10 4:00am 9/13/10 4:00am

Steve Jobs Is Just Getting Warmed Up

Time has a terrific profile of Steve Jobs and the iPad this week, in large part because they put it in the hands of ubercomedian/ubergeek Stephen Fry. It's a portrait of a man whose life and work are intrinsically intertwined. » 4/01/10 11:40am 4/01/10 11:40am

Stephen Fry's Thoughts On The iPad: All 2,180 Words Of It

British wit and tech maestro Stephen Fry has—rather predictably—scribed a 2,180 word essay about the iPad, after we spotted him skulking around with the whiskey-drinking Jonathan Ive. If only he'd written it on an actual iPad. » 1/28/10 7:48am 1/28/10 7:48am

Infallibly Polite Alarm Clock Wakes You Up With The Wit Of Stephen Fry

I currently employ a Squeezebox Boom to gently wake me up with classical music—but I feel that the subtle wit of Stephen Fry might better prepare me for my day. » 5/20/09 5:40pm 5/20/09 5:40pm

Stephen Fry Was Trapped In an Elevator

Stephen Fry was stuck in an elevator for 45 minutes! He tweeted about it and you could follow it LIVE. Isn't Twitter great? [Stephen Fry/Twitter] » 2/03/09 6:29pm 2/03/09 6:29pm

OK People, It Might Be Time to Lay Off the BlackBerry Storm Hate

Sure, lots of important people weren't too impressed with the Storm. But this slippy, Freudian Google News headline sums up the unbridled hate towards the handset much better than it does the article. Much. » 12/30/08 5:40am 12/30/08 5:40am

The Unflappable Stephen Fry Becomes Quite Flapped Over Vista

Stephen Fry is many things to us: a brilliant comedian, a font of great wisdom and knowledge, and most importantly, a prolific gadget writer. But last night, he lost it over Vista—luckily for us, on his Twitter. » 12/08/08 6:30am 12/08/08 6:30am

Stephen Fry Slams the BlackBerry Storm

We have a soft spot for genius comedian-actor-writer-gadget-juggler Stephen Fry » 11/27/08 11:19pm 11/27/08 11:19pm here at the Giz. He speaks things as he sees them, as an end user, with his usual wit. Lately he has been playing with a BlackBerry Storm and, like , he thinks that it's no you-know-who killer. In fact, he completely smashes it in his…

Gen-X Author Douglas Coupland Claims that Technology Makes Idiots of Us…

Douglas Coupland has been drafted in to fill Stephen Fry's shoes on his tech column Dork Talk, while the British polymath recovers from a broken arm. The Canadian author and artist has tackled the subject of gadgets and obsolescence, taking as his starting-point the fact that the box of techno-baubles he received from » 3/24/08 8:51am 3/24/08 8:51am

Stephen Fry Expands his Online Life with "Podgrams"

Gadget-loving actor Stephen Fry has added podcasting to his digital repertoire, though in quintessential Fry style he's dubbing them "podgrams." Issue one is out on his site now, detailing his recent arm-breaking disaster. We hope it heals soon Stephen, so that in future podgrams we can hear more of your thoughts on… » 2/20/08 6:18am 2/20/08 6:18am

Stephen Fry Reviews Oral B Professional Care Triumph, Loves It

Some of us may dabble in being funny to go along with our tech knowledge, but professional comedian Stephen Fry actually knows a thing about both fields. Today he reviews the Oral-B Professional Care Triumph, which has a special tech that allows it to wirelessly show how long you've been brushing each corner of your… » 12/27/07 2:40pm 12/27/07 2:40pm

Comedian Stephen Fry Gets Guardian Column on Gadgets

Hoping to put us out of a job, The Guardian gave British comedian Stephen Fry his own column about gadgets. You'll remember that we wrote about Fry's huge rant on smartphones (the same rant that got him this job), taking to task just about every manufacturer (including Apple) for sub-par work. In his new column, which… » 10/29/07 1:45pm 10/29/07 1:45pm

Comedian Stephen Fry Blogs Spectacularly About Smartphones

British comedian Stephen Fry is awesome in a way similar to Ricky Gervais or Hugh Laurie (his previous showbiz partner), but writing 10,000 words about smartphones just put him over the top into living idol territory. You can't tell from his public persona, but he's apparently a huge nerd, knowing intricate details… » 9/20/07 3:30pm 9/20/07 3:30pm