Gizmodo Awards 2014: Best TV Nominations Now Open!

It’s almost time to deck the halls in the lead up to the end of the year and that means we have the business of finding the best tech that 2014 had to offer. We want your nominations for the best of the best in TVs. Nominate your favourite now!


Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Australian Review

In a world of big phones, phablets and mini-tablets, what does the fourth-generation Samsung Galaxy Note have to offer? After a bit of time in the lab we can say one thing for sure: it’s still the best at being big on Android.


When Singing To No One In Particular Was The Hot New Thing

Back in 1910 the highest paid singer in the world was blazing trails into the future. Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso reportedly pulled in a quarter of his $US200,000 income (about $US4.8 million adjusted for inflation) from singing to an audience of nobody. Which is to say, he was singing for recordings that would be listened to later.


The Syrian Electronic Army Is Infesting News Sites With Popups

The Syrian Electronic Army, a group of pro-Assad-regime hackers, has decided to celebrate today by infesting a bunch of popular news websites with cheery Thanksgiving popups informing people that they have been hacked (spoiler: they haven’t).


Sneak Peek At 2015's Smartest Smart Cars

Here’s the driver’s dream: A vehicle that sends us where we want to go, plays the music we want to hear, and allows us to communicate (within reason) with the outside world, all with minimal distraction. It’s the vision of the connected car, and it’s a promise many automakers hope to deliver for 2015.


The Worst Bugs In Android 5.0 Lollipop And How To Fix Them

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now upon us, and while you might be rejoicing at all the new features you can take advantage of, you might also be cursing at the state that the new OS has left your device in. We’ve rounded up the most common Lollipop issues so far, together with the fixes you can try to get your gadgets working smoothly again.


Glacier National Park Is On Track To Be Glacier-Free By 2030

When Glacier National Park was dedicated in 1910, this stunning span of the Rocky Mountains on the Montana-Canadian border counted over 150 thick, morphing ice sheets that gave the park its name. One very warm century later, there are only 26 glaciers here. And by 2030, scientists warn, that number could be zero.


Gizmodo Visits NASA: What It Feels Like To Fly In A Crazy Zero-Gravity Plane

Last week we showed you how NASA simulates space here on Earth, with everything from advanced virtual reality to monstrous thermal vacuum chambers. But all of that still can’t prepare you for how an object, or an experiment, will behave in zero gravity. Sometimes you just have to fly.


Alienware Alpha Review: Close, But No Game Console

The Alienware Alpha sounds awesome. It’s smaller and more powerful than the PS4 and Xbox One. It doubles as an actual Windows PC! But be warned: it’s not as easy to use as a game console, not as foolproof. It’s not nearly the slam dunk I was hoping it would be.


Kim Dotcom: I'm Broke

Long time, no Kim Dotcom. Well, perhaps the reason the German-Finnish internet entrepreneur has gone so quiet is because he’s flat broke.


Kim Kardashian's Sex Tape Is Now The Number One Porn Video Of All Time

At well over 93 million views, Kim Kardashian’s sex tape has become the most watched porn video in history after the release of her shiny naked pictures in Paper Magazine (NSFW). That particular event destroyed all records in PornHub, with Kim Kardashian searches surging 629 per cent and putting her solidly in the number one spot.


WSJ: GoPro Is Going To Make Its Own Drones

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that GoPro is going to start making its own consumer drones. Specifically, the action camera company is going to market “multi-rotor helicopters with high-def camera lenses late next year.” Makes sense!


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