To Save Modern Medicine, Scientists Hunt for New Antibiotics

Happy Sunday fellow Gizmodo readers. Lots of techy tech stuff happened this week. Google let us see the brave new Nexus future and Apple had a few new toys to showcase before 2014 wraps up. But in between and among these big events, lots of great stories filtered through the web. Here are great long form pieces from … »10/19/14 3:00pm10/19/14 3:00pm


Amphones Help You Shred In Silence If Your Neighbors Are Jerks

"If it's too loud," the saying goes, "the neighbors are going to call the cops and screw up your late-night shred session." In an attempt to solve this eternal conundrum, the guitar amplification specialists at Vox have teamed up with the headphone geniuses Audio Technica to create Amphones. Yes, guitar amplifier… »9/18/12 1:44pm9/18/12 1:44pm

Fireplace with Built-In TV Might Melt Your TV, But the Neighbors Sure Will Be Impressed

While you could buy a big screen TV and place it near a fireplace, it doesn't really rub your net worth in the face of your guests like buying a fireplace with a built-in television. That's exactly what this Vok "Multimedia Fireplace" is, coming loaded up with a TV up to 52-inches in size, a DVD player and a Bose… »2/12/08 10:00am2/12/08 10:00am

Spykee the Skype Robot Gets Three Friends With iPod Dock Crotches

Spykee, the built-it-yourself Skype robot, just got three different models that you can build him into—one of which is a her. We've got the first images of the Spykee Cell, Spykee Vox and Spykee Miss, all of which have a video camera, MP3 player, VoIP phone, microphone, loudspeaker, motors, and the ability to shove an… »1/04/08 8:06pm1/04/08 8:06pm

HTC Officializes Vox-Sequel S730 and Fingerprint-Recognizing P6500

During its announcement party, HTC gave word on two new handsets launching in Europe later this month and in November, the S730 and P6500, respectively. The WM6, Office Mobile-loaded S730, which appears to be a sequel to the Vox, sports Wi-Fi, HDSPA, auto-slide QWERTY keyboard, 256MB of flash memory, and the usual HTC… »10/01/07 2:38pm10/01/07 2:38pm