drones
The Best Drone for Every Beginner

So, you want to learn to pilot a drone, but aren’t sure where to start? Gizmodo ordered a fleet of beginner’s drones and handed them off to a total drone newbie (me) to test. The best and worst of what I found — plus many, many crashes — is all ahead. Read More >>

smartwatches
Pebble Time Round Is a Smartwatch For People Who Don’t Like Smartwatches

“It looks like a watch!” my wife proclaimed, when I showed her the Pebble Time Round. She wasn’t stating the obvious. She meant that out of all the smartwatches she’d ever seen, it’s the first one that looks like something she would wear. Read More >>

reviews
Review: BOOMco’s Halo Dart Guns Aren’t All a Gamer’s Dream Come True

Yes, that’s right—this is a working Halo Needler. It shoots amazing darts that magically stick to targets, just like in the game. (No, they don’t explode.) It’s part of an entire line of new Halo dart guns produced by BOOMco. And I just tried them all. Read More >>

amazon
The New Amazon Fire TV Does 4K and Voice Commands For Just £80

“We decided not to mess with what’s working,” says Amazon devices VP Peter Larsen. That’s why his new Fire TV looks exactly the same. But inside this tiny box, you’ll find components powerful enough to stream 4K movies. It’s one more impulse buy from the kings of online shopping. Read More >>

amazon
Amazon’s £50 Fire Tablet is The Impulse Buy That Never Ends

Every product Amazon makes is designed to sell you something else. It’s an open secret. That’s why the company could lose money on the Kindle Fire—yet still reap a profit. Now, Amazon is introducing the most irresistable moneysuck yet: a £49.99 tablet. Read More >>

gaming
Sony Secretly Fixed The PlayStation 4’s Annoying Hardware Quirks

What’s the most annoying thing about the PlayStation 4? Is it perhaps the jet-engine-like sound it makes, or the capacitive buttons that eject your disc at the slightest provocation? Sony’s latest PS4 solves those woes. Read More >>

virtual reality
Watch Disney Artist Glen Keane Draw the Little Mermaid in Virtual Reality

Former Disney animator Glen Keane doesn’t need much of an introduction. He’s the man who drew The Little Mermaid’s Ariel. And Aladdin. And Pocahontas. And Beast. Now, he’s embracing the latest tool for digital artistry. Read More >>

phones
How The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus Stack Up Against The Competition

Please never buy a phone on specs alone. In the grand scheme of things, most don’t matter. But if you’re looking to see how well Apple’s playing the specs game with its two new iPhones, you’ve come to the right place. Read More >>

cars
My Afternoon With James Bond’s Amazing Spy Vehicles

I grew up with James Bond. That’s not really an exaggeration. I remember proudly telling my babysitter I’d been watching the films for years. My favourite parts: the chase scenes. So when I took a trip to London last month and discovered Bond in Motion, a museum exhibit filled with actual Bond vehicles, I drooled a bit. And then I started snapping pictures. Read More >>

guts
Intel is Putting its Skylake CPUs Inside Smartphones

Intel’s new Skylake processors fit inside practically any computer. Soon, you’ll be able to get one inside a PC-on-a-stick. But it turns out that Core M computers can get even smaller still. Intel says it’s already testing the new processors inside smartphones too. Read More >>

laptops
These Two Computers Get Better When You Dock Them

Acer is serious about external graphics. The idea being that you can plug a graphics card into a relatively weak computer and make it more powerful whenever you need. How serious? The company will sell two computers with external graphics in mind, starting this year. Read More >>