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We here at Gizmodo have been super busy gearing up for our Home of the Future, which you should totally come check out ! But we also spent the week bringing you the important stories you need to know, including the FCC's terrible proposals on net neutrality, a map of... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Gizmodo has teamed up with Brooklyn's Sixpoint Brewery to create a limited-edition IPA called Hop Tech 431, brewed especially for the Home of the Future. Last week, we looked at the story behind HBC 431 , the mysterious and experimental hop we've chosen to brew with. Today, we're exploring exactly... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
For today only, purchase the Belkin Grip Candy Sheer Case for iPhone 5/5S and save 43% off the list price! The transparent, two-tone design of the Candy Sheer Case adds some aesthetic punch, while the innovative, flexible material is easy to grip. The case is extremely slim and the beveled... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
A report from the Evening Standard makes a bonkers claim today: That London will be a backup if Rio can't get its act together for the Summer 2016 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee denies it. But that's a hell of a mixed message—just last week, an IOC Vice President said... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Flowers? Really? You should be ashamed of yourself. What mom wants is something that she can use and have a good time using. Buy one of these gifts for mom instead, and let her know that you care about the woman who incubated you in her womb for nine months.... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Let's face it: we live in a noisy world. If we're not sitting on loud trains or traipsing past construction sites, we're retreating into music with headphones. Alas, this also means hearing loss is a problem that can't be ignored -- that's why a... Source: Related Topics: Abby Lee... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Getting a parking ticket sucks, but paying for it shouldn't have to be. That's what the folks at Boston's Terrible Labs think anyway -- they built an app called TicketZen to take the trouble out of giving the state your money, and we took at peek at... Source: Category:... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
With the cast of Episode VII finally revealed, I have to admit, I am getting pretty freaking excited about a new chapter of Star Wars blasting its way into contemporary pop culture. In honor of Star Wars Day, let's relive your best Star Wars moment from your childhood—or your adulthood!... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
I'm still pretty smitten since trying out this pair of bike lights that mount permanently to the headset and seatpost—but I still gotta remember to charge them. So I'm dying to try out Pixio by Rydon; these little illuminators are solar-powered, meaning every time you go for a daytime ride... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Here's a euphemism to start your morning: Sony just issued a news alert, giving investors a heads-up that it's "revising" its earnings forecast for the 2014 fiscal year, which actually ended back on March 31st. Revising! Here's what that really... Source: Category: amanda knox Maren Sanchez tim mcgraw mila... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Disney has just announced the cast for Star Wars Episode VII. It includes the original stars, some transplants from other beloved geek franchises, and some fresh faces. It also has a great name on the script, but thankfully not that name. It couldn't help but make me wish the new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
pushNotify is a jailbreak tweak available for both iPhone and iPad that lets you forward all of your notifications to any Mac running OS X Mavericks or later. While you won't be able to reply to notifications with pushNotify, it is a handy way to keep an eye on your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
For today only, purchase the Griffin Technology Reveal Case for iPhone 5/5S and save 40% off the list price! The back of this case is made of a thin polycarbonate that's completely transparent, so it's almost as if you don't even have a case around your iPhone. The edges are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Yesterday the folks over at Vox published an article arguing that generations should be defined by the technology they use, rather than by age. They included a graph that purported to show how American society is "adopting new technology more quickly than ever before." The graph is garbage. And here's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
"In these days of wars and rumors of wars—haven't you ever dreamed of a place where there was peace and security, where living was not a struggle but a lasting delight?" Good question, easy answer: Duh. Read more... Source: Related Topics: parenthood michael phelps Gemma Sheridan Cosmos Ted Ligety Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
The idea of 3D printing living cells offers a veritable launchpad of miracle treatments: we could grow new organs or create new skin for burn victims. There's one idea you may not have considered, however -- printing tumors. Researchers are... Source: Category: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Paula Patton Richie Incognito bob... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
The failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up on its plan to rise from the ashes under bankruptcy protection. Instead, according to the Wall Street Journal, it's asked a Tokyo court for permission to be liquidated Read more... Source: Related Topics: Judge Joe Brown March Madness 2014 matthew... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
MLB's online offering has long been the technological leader among U.S. major sports. That's no surprise given the size and financial power of MLB Advanced Media, but repeated issues with the service across devices this season have made MLB.TV look more like NBA League Pass . Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Airbnb announced today that it will begin charging San Francisco's 14 percent hotel tax on reservations in the city, starting this summer. The taxes will be paid by guests. Last week, the company announced a different partnership in Portland, Oregon, where Airbnb itself will pay some city taxes. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Enlisting her eldest daughter to check off some items on her holiday shopping list, Jennifer Garner and Violet went to Brentwood Country Mart on Saturday (December 14). The "Dallas Buyers Club" star wore a long-sleeved white sweater and dark skinnies as she let her little elf help carry the bags.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Thornsberryalden's blog
215MB update brings more Gargantuars, new maps and more PopCap and Electronic Arts have updated the popular Plants vs. Zombies 2 Android game this evening, and it looks like quite a big set of changes. The sequel has proven as popular as the original, and chances are you've spent a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Thornsberryalden's blog
Families looking to spend some time together as the holiday season gets in to full swing put "Frozen" on top at the box office for the weekend of December 6-8, 2013. Disney's animated adventure comedy, voiced in part by Kristen Bell, scored a $31 million three day total to bump... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2013 at Thornsberryalden's blog
A solid charger with a couple odd shortcomings While it isn't exactly a given just yet, it seems as though more mobile devices than ever are getting on-board with the Qi wireless charging standard. And as the number of devices that are compatible grows, so does the number of charging... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Thornsberryalden's blog
It's easy to live with a few smudges on your smartphone's display, but for devices like solar panels that are completely dependent on every last drop of light making it through, cleanliness is a top priority. And when you've thousands of solar panels in a field drinking in sunlight, cleaning... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Thornsberryalden's blog
The high-level shakeups aren't over at BlackBerry just because the company has a new CEO. The company has just let go of Chief Operating Officer Kristian Tear (pictured at left) and Chief Marketing Officer Frank Boulben (right), both of whom had assumed their roles roughly one year ago. There's no... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Thornsberryalden's blog