11 Apple Watch Apps You Need to Install ASAP

11 Apple Watch Apps You Need to Install ASAP

If you’ve finally splurged on a brand new Apple Watch (or been the lucky recipient of a very nice gift), you’re probably wondering: Now what? The Apple Watch comes with plenty of great built-in features, but you should hit the watch’s App Store to find third-party options that can make…

Comics Publishers Are Promising Change, but Does That Include From Within?

Comics Publishers Are Promising Change, but Does That Include From Within?

The protests that emerged against systemic racism and police brutality following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis show no sign of slowing down, leading to a moment for people and companies to reflect on the ways they contribute to that system. That includes comic book publishers. Many are…

Logitech’s iPad Keyboard Is the Magic Keyboard for Everyone Else

Logitech’s iPad Keyboard Is the Magic Keyboard for Everyone Else

Apple’s 10.2-inch base-model iPad is a great deal. For $529, you get a speedy, solid tablet perfect for streaming TV, reading ebooks, and surfing the internet. But one little difference I didn’t think much about when Apple refreshed its cheapest iPad last year is the addition of the Smart Connector,…

Repeating Cosmic Radio Burst Follows Bizarre 157-Day Cycle

Repeating Cosmic Radio Burst Follows Bizarre 157-Day Cycle

Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, have transfixed astronomers for over a decade, but their origin remains unclear. A newly concluded survey identifies an unexpected and unusually long 157-day cycle for a known repeating FRB, in a discovery that’s redefining what we know about these mysterious intergalactic pulses.

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…

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…

Ridley Scott Still Wants to Make His Alien: Covenant Sequel

Ridley Scott Still Wants to Make His Alien: Covenant Sequel

Neil Jackson discusses his villainous turn on Stargirl. Legends of Tomorrow confirms that one departing hero is gone for good. Greg Daniels is hoping for more seasons of Space Force. Plus, what’s to come on The 100, and Godzilla vs. Kong gets rated for Kaiju calamity. Spoilers now!