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…

5 International Sci-Fi Shows Worth Checking Out on Netflix

5 International Sci-Fi Shows Worth Checking Out on Netflix

Science fiction has a rich history in countless cultures, from the Epic of Gilgamesh to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. And Netflix has been getting in on the action for a while now. Here are our five picks for international sci-fi shows you should definitely check out on the streaming…

OK, But How Big Is the PS5, Really?

OK, But How Big Is the PS5, Really?

First came the memes about the PlayStation 5’s swooped design, and now people are wondering just how big Sony’s next-generation console is going to be. From everything we’ve seen so far, the PS5 certainly looks like it will be a behemoth — it may even put your old DVD player…

Apple’s App Store Is Due a Reckoning

Apple’s App Store Is Due a Reckoning

The long-standing controversy over the so-called “Apple tax” the company imposes on apps in its App store has resurfaced in a new standoff with recently launched email management app Hey, a dispute that brings into sharp focus the unchecked dictatorial power Apple wields over apps and their creators ” and…