The new MacBook is out this week, and its most famous attribute — other than its model skinniness — is its single USB-C port for power and everything else. Yep, you can't power your machine and use an external monitor or USB drive at the same time. So let's build a crazy multi-port dream machine together.
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In our first survey, you told us about the technology you use for work. Now it's time for the fun stuff. Here is your chance to help us learn more about the products that drive your tech-obsessed lifestyle. One Giz survey participant will win an Acer Aspire P3 ultrabook. Click here for our Tech lifestylesurvey.
The press release wars, verbal assaults and party-line barrages continue between politicians and fanboys alike over the future of high-speed broadband infrastructure in Australia, and it's an issue that will be used as an lightning rod by both parties at the upcoming Federal Election. So here it is: which NBN plan do you prefer: the Coalition's fibre-to-the-node strategy or the government's fibre-to-the-home plan?
We've written laptop buying guides and debated which laptops and ultrabooks might just be the most stylish. But what Giz really wants to know is... which laptop brand do you think, right now, is the most desirable? That 'it factor' combination of design, quality, cool and lust-worthiness.
The big news overnight is Facebook splashing out some of its cash — correction, a great whopping load of its cash — to buy out popular social photo-sharing service Instagram. Facebook's history with privacy is, to put it politely, an interesting one. Shortly, if you're an Instagram user, Facebook will control even more of your photography information. Does that concern you?
Earlier this year we asked Gizmodo readers if you write code for a living, and it’s no surprise that many of you do! But it's also clear that many Gizmodians work across a range of IT professions: from network admins to VMware gurus. So what’s your specialty?
The Direct Marketing Association, a lovely group dedicated to forcing ads down your throat, have done a study that found that while a mere 7% of mobile phone users are open to receiving ads on their phone, a much more significant 24% say they've responded to such ads on their phone. A whole quarter of the phone population responding to ads? That has advertisers salivating, so you know that phone ads will be the norm soon enough. So, lets say they came up with a deal that paid for half of your bill if you agreed to watch a few ads a day on your phone. Would you do it?
Many of you have probably seen Iron Man already. Jason saw it on Wednesday and thought it was the best superhero movie this side of Batman Begins (but we all know Jason is a Bruce Wayne fanboy.) But we want your opinion: has Iron Man survived the jump from trailer to full-lenght movie, keeping its predicted status of best superhero movie ever? Your answers after the jump.
newVideoPlayer("KITT3.flv", 463, 387,"");The new KITT's dashboard has been officially revealed, confirming the previously leaked image (in high resolution after the jump, along with a gratuitous—but necessary—photo of the new car and the Hoff at the Playboy Mansion) and Knight Rider's producer David Bartis' words about the interior design's similarities with the iPhone:
With the amazing LEGOSteam Wars contest over, here's a new contest on LEGO Castle-based vignette story telling. One of the first entries is an instant classic: the "Bring out your dead!" skit in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (video after the jump.) The obvious question, which may tear apart the site apart and probably destroy the whole time-space continuum too, is: LEGO Monty Python or LEGO Star Wars?