Apple Wins Patent for Socially Distant Group Selfies

Apple Wins Patent for Socially Distant Group Selfies

It can be difficult to return to business as usual during America’s first phase of reopening with federal social distancing recommendations still in effect. But a new patent from Apple gives us a glimpse into how one bit of normalcy — group selfies — might work even when we’re all…

Updates From Dune, The Mandalorian, and More

Updates From Dune, The Mandalorian, and More

Wandavision could be resuming filming as early as next month. New posters tease a new look at the Train to Busan sequel, Peninsula. Daniel Sousa returns in our look at the next Agents of SHIELD. Plus, what’s to come on Penny Dreadful: City of Angels and The 100. Spoilers now!

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 5

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 5

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 five today.

Did Instagram Just Say It’s Rewriting Online Copyright?

Did Instagram Just Say It’s Rewriting Online Copyright?

In one fell swoop, Facebook may have changed its mind about how the online news media will operate from here on out. Undermining a now age-old assumption, Facebook told Ars Technica on Thursday that embedding from Instagram may not shield news organisations from freely cross-posting on their sites. A spokesperson…

iPhone 12 Release Could Be Delayed, A Surprising Source Says

iPhone 12 Release Could Be Delayed, A Surprising Source Says

Every September, almost like clockwork, Apple releases a new iPhone. Based on recent comments from an unlikely source, the CEO of wireless component supplier Broadcom, the iPhone 12’s release might get delayed until much later in the year.

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 4

Read Creatures of Charm and Hunger: Chapter 4

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 four today.

The First Electric Vehicles Were Actually Built In The 1800s

The First Electric Vehicles Were Actually Built In The 1800s

There’s something special about driving an electric car. Perhaps it’s the silence of the motor as you propel forward, or the futuristic feel of the charging plug. In the case of Tesla, the ultra-modern tech certainly adds to the ambience. But while Electronic Vehicles (EVs) are the future of driving,…

How To Recycle Your Old Tech In Australia

How To Recycle Your Old Tech In Australia

While replacing old technology with shiny new gadgets is always an exciting time, making sure that old tech doesn’t harm the environment is incredibly important. Many tech products are manufactured using toxic materials and hazardous chemicals, which can contaminate soil and water. This is obviously a huge reason for keeping…

Catastrophic Diesel Fuel Spill in Siberia Prompts State of Emergency

Catastrophic Diesel Fuel Spill in Siberia Prompts State of Emergency

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency after an estimated 18,000 tonnes of diesel fuel poured out of a fuel tank and into a nearby river. The spill ” possibly the worst of its kind in the Arctic region ” is being attributed to melting permafrost, yet…

Ban This Shit

Ban This Shit

Once the global pandemic hit, it was a no-brainer that those with the privilege of working from home absolutely should. But the ability to work remotely also came with a surge in workplace surveillance programs ” a dangerous trend that ought to be smacked down before it’s too late. (Which,…

Quibi Qui-Boned

Quibi Qui-Boned

After a revelations about the company’s subscription figures, Quibi’s senior executives will take pay cuts as the short-form streaming service looks to cut costs.

Paleontologists Predict What Future Animals Might Look Like

Paleontologists Predict What Future Animals Might Look Like

It’s a bit unorthodox, reaching out to those who spend their lives studying past and asking them to predict the future. But these paleontologists were happy to take on our assignment: Could you apply what you know about how life has changed over time to guess what species might be…

Royal Enfield Has An Ambitious Plan To Launch A New Bike Every Three Months

Royal Enfield Has An Ambitious Plan To Launch A New Bike Every Three Months

Indian motorcycle company Royal Enfield is planning a massive push to increase sales with a push to launch new product every quarter for the next few years. After one of the hardest quarters in the company’s 119 year history, Royal Enfield CEO Vinod Dasari has unveiled this massive plan in…

The 2020 Ford Ranger Has A Surprisingly Interesting Accessory Catalog

The 2020 Ford Ranger Has A Surprisingly Interesting Accessory Catalog

I was drowning my sorrows in car-buying fantasies the other day at Ford’s build-and-price site spec’ing out Rangers and realised, hey, there are a lot more neat factory-available accessories than I would have thought. Since I know many of you are on my level of truck nerdiness, I feel inclined…

The 2021 Mazda 3 Will Finally Get A Turbo

The 2021 Mazda 3 Will Finally Get A Turbo

After years of screaming for it, and mild speculation almost exactly a year ago that it could happen, Mazda’s dealership model codes for the 2021 model year finally introduce a turbocharged Mazda 3.