competitions

WIN! One Of 20 Arduino-Certified Intel Galileo Boards! What Will You Make?

Have a great idea for your own DIY electronics project and want to learn or improve your coding skills? The popular Arduino hardware platform allows anyone to build fantastic interactive projects. And now you have more power to play with thanks to Arduino and chip giant Intel collaborating on the Galileo board: now available in Australia. Gizmodo has 20 to give away, worth almost $100 each! Entering is easy — just tell us what you’d make!


How Delivery Drones Could Save Lives In Africa

What the first thing you think of when you hear the word “drone?” It might be killing machines . Or reconnaissance quadcopters . Or maybe a honey bee. But for a countless number of people in Africa, it could be a flying packmule with life-saving cargo.


Architect Repays Fickle Customers With Anonymous Concrete Bunker

Are you happy now, Park City? After a planned addition to the Kimball Art Center sparked public outrage over the design — an awesome, spiraling log cabin from space — the architects behind the proposal, Bjarke Ingels Group, have unveiled an austere new design.


These Lockheed Engineers Stuck Themselves To Walls Using Duct Tape

In celebration of National Engineers Week, six teams of engineers from Lockheed Martin devised duct taping designs that they thought could hold a human being on a wall for the longest amount of time. Then they ran this crazy contest.


Winners: 3x Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones

Another great response to this one guys! Seems everyone wants the chance to road-test a pair of Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones (valued at $399) and review them for Gizmodo. Well, the winners are…


Winners: 3x Toshiba Encore Windows 8.1 Tablets

Your challenge: tell us how you would use the 8-inch Toshiba Encore Windows 8.1 tablet so survive your day. Up for grabs: Three 64GB models (valued at $459 each!) along with the opportunity to review your experience for the Gizmodo community. So who won?


Win A Toshiba Encore Windows 8.1 Tablet (And Review It For Gizmodo!)

To celebrate the launch of Toshiba’s powerful new Windows 8.1 tablet — the stylish 8-inch Toshiba Encore — we’re searching for three Gizmodo readers to WIN 64GB model (valued at $459!) and review your experience for the Giz community. Don’t worry, we’ll keep it simple by sending you a basic list of questions to build your write-up. Entering is also easy: Get started by telling us how you use your current tablet.


Win One Of Three Pairs Of Bose QuietComfort 20i Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones (And Review Them For Gizmodo!)

What’s the funniest or strangest situation you’ve been in when you’ve craved Bose noise cancelling headphones? An obnoxious house mate? An office colleague or plane passenger chewing loudly? Teenage girls on the train freaking out about One Direction? Tell us your story to win! We’re searching for three Gizmodo readers to win a pair of QC 20i premium in-ear headphones (worth $399) and review your experience for the Giz community. Entering is easy!


Don't Miss Out! Test Windows Server 2012 R2 And Win An Xbox One

There’s never been a better time to try out Windows Server 2012 R2. Not only does it offer loads of benefits, you have the chance to win an Xbox One, thanks to Microsoft Australia and Lifehacker!


How To Quickly Set Up A Trial Windows Server 2012 R2 Installation

Want to test out Windows Server 2012 R2 (and perhaps win an Xbox One in the process), but not sure where to start? Follow our simple install guide to get going.