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This DIY Robot Is Better Than You At iPad Games 

Piano Tiles 2 is a touch-based mobile game that’s lots of fun, and also maddeningly difficult. A normal person probably plays for a few weeks, gets frustrated and uninstalls it. Thankfully, YouTuber DenverFinn is not normal.


Samsung Is Developing Standalone VR Devices

Samsung’s Gear VR is one of the cheaper ways to get into good VR, but it’s soundly surpassed by the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. But Samsung is determined to stay in the game, which is why it’s developing at least one standalone VR device.


Super Smart Ping Pong Table Teaches You How To Play Like A Pro

Video: Table tennis is a hard game that requires quick instincts and even quicker reflexes. But what if you had some help? Like, what if the table could tell you what to do? This ‘smart’ ping pong table shows you where to serve, tracks each shot you take and gives you oodles of data on your game. It’s a clever projection mapping system that smartens up your game.


Here's The Final Round Of Our Tech21 Phone & Shockproof Case Competition

It’s time for the final round of our competition with Tech21, where we’ve partnered with the world’s leading phone protective case maker to give away a brand new phone to Gizmodo readers, and a protective case to keep it safe.

The winners of the first round — those who submitted the best #lifehappens stories — have already received an “Ultimate Phone Protection” test kit. This included an Evo Xplorer phone case, dummy phone and materials for five different challenges. So what did everyone come up with?


Sir James Dyson: How To Be A Successful Inventor

The path of an inventor is not an easy one. From his first invention in the 70’s (it was the Ballbarrow — a wheelbarrow with a ball) to his latest “baby”, the Supersonic hairdryer, Sir James Dyson has forged his own way.

If you want to follow in his footsteps, be warned — its not for everyone. We sat down for a chat with the man who sees failure, obstacles and complaints as positives.


An Absurd Solution For Keeping Your Crashed Drone From Drowning

A drone crash can be catastrophic no matter where it happens, but watching your expensive toy plummet into a lake is especially tragic because water and electronics don’t mix. There’s now a relatively simple way to ensure your drone survives an unexpected water landing, though. The inspiration? Insects.


Meet The Dyson Supersonic, The World's Smartest Hairdryer

Dyson — the British company famous for its vacuum cleaners and Air Multiplier fans — has invested almost $95 million, enlisted 103 engineers, built 600 prototypes, and has over 100 patents pending, all into the creation of a hairdryer.

It’s one of those things that doesn’t seem to make sense — and then, suddenly, it does. And it’s not just because vacuum cleaners were once the only option for drying hair.


This Is What's Inside The HTC Vive

The HTC Vive is a wonderful — if flawed — piece of VR hardware. Now iFixit has shown us exactly what lurks inside it.


Lego's New 2,700-Piece Porsche 911 Is A Work Of Art

Lego just officially confirmed that its massive 2,704-piece Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS set will be available on June 1 for the hefty sum of $US300 ($389). Originally teased at the Nuremberg Toy Fair wearing dazzle camo to hide its curves and final design, the creation is quite simply a work of art.


Make Eggs With A Curling Iron Because Why Not?

If your hair goes past your ears, you should definitely own a curling iron (or curling “wand”). It locks in shine and gives you shape and keeps your hairdresser from getting angry about your lack of attention to your gorgeous locks.


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