apple
Remember That Time Microsoft Bailed Apple Out?

Apple has become the first U.S. company to hit $1 trillion in market value. Not bad for a company that used to be run out of a garage. Read More >>

google
Google Maps Is Now Google Globe

Flat maps are so 7000 BC. With modern computers, we have the technology to render the world in its true form (ignoring conspiracies): a globe. Or oblate spheroid, if you prefer. Which is why it's a surprise it took Google this long to adopt a rotatable, third-dimension for Maps. Read More >>

lg
LG Doesn’t Stand For ‘Life’s Good’

I've been in South Korea this week checking out a bunch of cool AI and robotics stuff, and I thought I'd share a little nugget of information that I picked up along the way — LG doesn't actually mean 'Life's Good'. Read More >>

internet
One of the Oldest Domains in the World, Stargate.com, Isn’t What You Think It Is

The race for domain names has been over for some time; as the adage goes: the good ones are all gone. So, back when the internet wasn't really a thing and you could pick any name for your website, what did people choose? Let's wind the clock back to 1985 and find out. Read More >>

wtf
Here’s a Rubber Chicken Exhaust Mod Because There Is No God

Here at Gizmodo, we enjoy bringing your nightmares to life - so here is an instructional video from Russia on how to create a rubber chicken exhaust mod. Read More >>

Tesla
Tesla Already Releasing Firmware Updates After Reported Braking Issues

Last week news broke over a Consumer Reports review of the Tesla Model 3, which found it to have significant braking issues. Tesla CEO Elon Musk subsequently assured people on Twitter that this could be rectified with a firmware update. Read More >>

spacex
Here’s What A SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Does To A Very Expensive Camera

When photographer Bill Ingalls set up his Canon 5DS to capture some remote shots of the May 22 launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, he was probably hoping to snap a few amazing shots. And he did... but his poor DLSR had to take one for the team for it to happen. Read More >>

cars
There’s A Nissan Leaf Convertible Now

Nissan has officially sold 100,000 of its Leaf in Japan. To celebrate this milestone, the company decided to produce a convertible version of its electric car, because why not? Read More >>

technology
CDs Are Starting To Rot

It has been almost 35 years since Polygram, Sony and Philips executives gathered at a German factory to get their hands on the first Compact Disc. Read More >>

cryptocurrency
This Cryptocurrency Heater Earns Ethereum While Keeping Your House Warm

Keeping crypto mining rigs nice and cool is no joke. Heck, people will submerge the darn things in non-conductive fluids to keep the heat at bay. But what if you could use that heat to keep yourself warm during winter, while making a few bucks on the side? Say hello to the world's first crypto heater, the QC-1. Read More >>

technology
Ford Is Testing Autonomous Pizza Delivery Cars

Recently listed as the 10th most congested city in the world, Ford has chosen Miami as the testing ground for their autonomous fleet of cars. And they're bringing pizza. Read More >>

movies
Why John Boyega Doesn’t Like Godzilla

At this point it's news to no one that John Boyega is a huge Star Wars fan, but more surprisingly as the lead actor and producer on modern monster movie Pacific Rim, he wasn't much of a fan of Godzilla. Read More >>

ai
Here’s A Porsche Being Driven By A Smart Phone

Huawei have just revealed their RoadReader project, where they have used an AI-powered Huawei Mate 10 to transform a Porsche Panamera into a driverless vehicle. They are the first phone manufacturer in the world to use an AI powered smart phone to drive a car. Read More >>

gaming
Someone Made A 3D Game Engine In Microsoft Excel Using Nothing But Formulas

Why bother with Unity, Unreal or even Game Maker, when you can fire up Excel and whip up a game made up of formulas? Sure, you're spending sanity instead of money, but being sound of mind is overrated! Now, stare into this void of green with me... and see what stares back at you. Read More >>

gaming
Why Buy A Nintendo Switch When You Can Make Your Own With A Raspberry Pi?

First answer: it's easier to buy one. And that's cool. But there are people who, given a Raspberry Pi, a 3D printer and a stick of chewing gum, are going to build their own facsimile running emulation software so they can play whatever they like. Christopher Foote is one such person. The fruits of his labour: the "PiSwitch". Read More >>