Avoid These Mistakes When Taking Car Photos

Avoid These Mistakes When Taking Car Photos

I love to take photos of cars with my phone and my film camera but I am far from an expert. I look back on ones I’ve taken and can’t believe how rough absolutely shitty they are. Luckily, Friend Of The Blog Kevin McCauley has put together a really great…

Analyst Claims That Apple’s iPhone 12 Will Have Charger Sold Separately

Analyst Claims That Apple’s iPhone 12 Will Have Charger Sold Separately

Apple fans, it’s time to start mentally preparing your wallet for a new possibility. When the iPhone 12 comes out later this year, the packaging may be considerably different when compared to previous models. Why is that, you ask? Well, Apple purportedly will not include a charger with the iPhone…

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 27

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 27

Two years ago, Gizmodo shared author Molly Tanzer’s Victorian fantasy novel Creatures of Will & Temper in serialised excerpts. And now we’ve got good news for fans of the author, not to mention fans of free books: We’re doing it again, with her newest title! Check out chapter 27 today.

Credit Card Skimmers Can Hide in an Icon’s Metadata

Credit Card Skimmers Can Hide in an Icon’s Metadata

In the midst of a news cycle filled with stories of the chaotic global pandemic and mass civil unrest raging around us right now, I personally find solace in stories about the constants we can rely on: Stories of brands continuing to show their arse on social media. Stories about budged…

Microsoft Kills One of Its Best Windows 10 Update Loopholes

Microsoft Kills One of Its Best Windows 10 Update Loopholes

As Microsoft continues to roll out its latest Windows 10 version 2004 update to consumers and businesses, it seems like it’s taking away some key perks of having a non-home version of the OS, mainly the ability to delay major updates. First spotted by WindowsTimes, Microsoft has quietly reduced the…

The ‘Stop Hate For Profit’ Movement Isn’t Going to Stop Anything

The ‘Stop Hate For Profit’ Movement Isn’t Going to Stop Anything

Yesterday, Verizon became the latest company to join a corporate chorus boycotting Facebook advertisements in July as part of a rallying cry to get Facebook’s corporate board to take action on the rampant racism and hate speech that many of us have come to associate with the platform. The “Stop…

The Microsoft Store Is Selling Zunes or Whatever in Heaven Now

The Microsoft Store Is Selling Zunes or Whatever in Heaven Now

Dearly beloved, we are gathered to mourn the loss, and celebrate the memory, of all 82 of Microsoft’s retail locations. They became incapacitated as a result of complications due to the current coronavirus pandemic in mid-March; their parent company, Microsoft, opted to take the ailing stores off life support today.

Apple is Trying to Reclaim its Major Innovator Status (By Making You Wash Your Hands)

Apple is Trying to Reclaim its Major Innovator Status (By Making You Wash Your Hands)

Market commentators view Apple’s announcements at this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 (WWDC) as one of the company’s most important strategic moves of the past decade. Among the key announcements were details of the watchOS 7 – with a pandemic-inspired handwashing detection feature – and plans to end Apple’s reliance…

All the Best Features in Huawei’s P40 Smartphone Cameras

All the Best Features in Huawei’s P40 Smartphone Cameras

Every new smartphone comes with some kind of built-in camera, and these days, most of them are pretty decent. But if you’re looking for one of the best smartphone cameras going around right now, Huawei’s P40 series is objectively one to keep an eye on. The series includes two different…

The Full Brave New World Trailer Shows a Utopia Poised to Explode

The Full Brave New World Trailer Shows a Utopia Poised to Explode

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but Alden Ehrenreich is highly unlikely to return to the role of Han Solo. In its place, though, we can soon watch the actor as a man from one world destined to turn another world upside down. Hey, that kind of sounds…

Let’s Kill Facial Recognition For Good

Let’s Kill Facial Recognition For Good

There’s a buffet of things to be scared shitless about these days, but for those who have sampled even a taste of big tech’s eagerness to build and sell facial recognition surveillance software to law enforcement, it’s uniquely rancid.

Elizabeth Banks Will Will Drive the Magic School Bus in a Live-Action Movie

Elizabeth Banks Will Will Drive the Magic School Bus in a Live-Action Movie

Ms. Frizzle, everyone’s favourite messy science teacher who lived for drama as well as education, is making her way to the silver screen in a live-action adaptation of The Magic School Bus. Given how much time kids have had to spend away from school because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic,…

The 100 Went in a Butthole

The 100 Went in a Butthole

In 2016, The 100 went into a metaphorical butthole. In the span of a few episodes the show murdered one of its most prominent Black characters in a brutal manner and then murdered its lesbians on TV was had (again), and then… the CW renewed the show.

Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak in History Is Finally Over

Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak in History Is Finally Over

Local health officials and the World Health Organisation today finally declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola that had plagued the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa for nearly two years. It was the second-largest outbreak of the deadly viral disease in recorded history, infecting over 3,400 people…

10 Tips and Tricks to Make You a Lightroom Expert

10 Tips and Tricks to Make You a Lightroom Expert

Lightroom might not have seeped into the common vernacular like Photoshop has, but in some ways it’s just as useful as the powerhouse image editor — and you get both as part of the $30 Creative Cloud Photography subscription and the deluxe CC package. Whether you’re just getting started with…

A Fossil Discovery Reveals the Earliest Relative of Modern Mammals

A Fossil Discovery Reveals the Earliest Relative of Modern Mammals

Over 300 million years ago, our ancestors diverged from the ancestors of reptiles and began the evolutionary journey towards becoming mammals. What were these earliest ancestors like? For one, they looked nothing like modern mammals. The group known as synapsids — described as “mammal-like reptiles” — looked much more like…

Your Emotions are the New Hot Commodity, and There’s an App for That

Your Emotions are the New Hot Commodity, and There’s an App for That

Emotions are the newest hot commodity, and we can’t get enough. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve come to rely even more on our digital devices, including to help manage our emotions. There are approximately 2.57 million apps available for Android users to download and approximately 1.84 million…