Everything Apple Tried to Kill at WWDC 2020

Everything Apple Tried to Kill at WWDC 2020

Apple has no problem taking its sweet time developing its take on popular software and hardware features. And, WWDC is usually when Apple takes the stage to let its competitors know it’s got its sights set on murder.

Does Your Blood Type Affect Your Risk of Covid-19?

Does Your Blood Type Affect Your Risk of Covid-19?

An intriguing study published last week found a link between covid-19 severity and having type A blood; type O blood, on the other hand, was linked to a lower chance of severe illness. But it’s unlikely that any potential connection between covid-19 and blood type will be very relevant to…

The Next Version of macOS is Called Big Sur and It’s Getting a Very iOS Facelift

The Next Version of macOS is Called Big Sur and It’s Getting a Very iOS Facelift

It’s a very different year for Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and not only because it’s all taking place online. We’re finally starting to see the company’s mobile operating systems overshadowing its desktop software, and in addition to bringing more mobile apps to its computers, we’re starting to see the aesthetic…

AirPods Pro Are Getting a Very Powerful Software Upgrade

AirPods Pro Are Getting a Very Powerful Software Upgrade

Apple just announced that it’s bringing spacial audio to its AirPods to simulate a surround sound audio system, and will support 5.1, 7.1, and Dolby Atmos. Apple will use AI plus a built in accelerometer and gyroscope to better sync the audio according to the position of your head or…

Here’s What’s New in iOS 14

Here’s What’s New in iOS 14

After 13 versions installed across more than a billion devices, Apple’s iOS has become a very well-rounded and mature platform. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement, and at WWDC 2020, Apple is giving us a peek at all the new features and tweaks it has in mind…

You Can Saddle Up Your Mac Pro For $580 but You Still Can’t Ride It

You Can Saddle Up Your Mac Pro For $580 but You Still Can’t Ride It

If you’re willing to spend $8,600+ for a properly spec’d Mac Pro, and another $580 to upgrade the tower with wheels, then another $580 is just another drop in a deep bucket to give your new computing workhorse a proper leather saddle. This bizarre accessory doesn’t let you ride the…

Do Animals Practice Revenge?

Do Animals Practice Revenge?

Over the years, we at Giz Asks have probed countless aspects of animal behaviour and psychology. Which animal is the horniest? The filthiest? The most inclined towards monogamy? Which one kills the most people? Do any of them exercise? And so on.

Australia Is Under Sustained Cyber Attack, Warns The Government

Australia Is Under Sustained Cyber Attack, Warns The Government

Prime Minister Scott Morrison had some alarming news for Australians this morning: we are under cyber attack. He informed the nation the attacks “hadn’t just started”, and that Australian businesses and governments are being widely targeted. It is unclear why the government chose today to make the announcement, or indeed…

TikTok Teens and K-Pop Fans Just Trolled Trump in the Best Way Possible

TikTok Teens and K-Pop Fans Just Trolled Trump in the Best Way Possible

A few days ago, President Donald Trump boasted on Twitter that almost a million people had requested tickets for his campaign rally, the first one he’s held in months due to the coronavirus pandemic, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. However, the reality was that only a few thousand showed up, leaving the…

The World Reacts to the Passing of Sir Ian Holm

The World Reacts to the Passing of Sir Ian Holm

One of our most eclectic, versatile actors died Friday at the age of 88. Sir Ian Holm was probably best-known for playing Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings, but he was so much more than that. An incredible dramatic actor with wonderful comic timing, his list of career…

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 20

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 20

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 twenty today.

Deadpool’s Severed Head Is Somehow Not the Weirdest Toy of the Week

Deadpool’s Severed Head Is Somehow Not the Weirdest Toy of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, Gizmodo’s regular roundup of the coolest toys and merchandise around! This week: Cobra Commander heads to Hasbro’s new G.I. Joe line, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles get radically retro, and untold horrors abound when Lego tries to turn classic Mickey Mouse into a buildable display…

Amazon Fire OS vs Android: What You’ll Miss With an Amazon Device

Amazon Fire OS vs Android: What You’ll Miss With an Amazon Device

Pick up a Amazon Fire tablet, and the on-board operating system is only loosely based on Android: You’re actually dealing with a modified OS, cut off from Google’s apps and services, but it’s not particularly clear exactly what that means for your choice of apps and options. Allow us to…

The Tactics And Techniques Used To Launch Cyber Attack on Australia

The Tactics And Techniques Used To Launch Cyber Attack on Australia

The Australian government has been the target of a state-based cyber attack, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released an advisory Friday morning on the tactics, techniques and procedures utilised. However, it has also revealed that no destructive activities have actually taken place….

I Was Obsessed With Fitness Tracking, Then the Pandemic Hit

I Was Obsessed With Fitness Tracking, Then the Pandemic Hit

I have never been the runner who simply laces up their sneakers, pops in their headphones, and zips out the door. I’m the runner who laces up some smart sneakers, pairs their wireless earbuds, opens up a running app, straps on a chest strap heart rate monitor, starts a workout…