Oh Gizmo!

  • Grow Taller Using Insole Gadgets
      Research indicates a possible link between height and confidence. But also, society sees people that are an inch taller than the rest as happier, better and superior. Appearing taller
    - 22 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 6:50pm -
  • Why Shower Filters are Good for Your Health
    Shower Filter The best shower filter performs multiple functions of water filtering, hardness removal, disinfection, energizing, and natural medication. They relax the mind and body into the perfect state of
    - 85 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 6:33pm -
  • Comcast Now Offering Mesh Network Pods from Plume for $120+
    Good news Comcast customers. You can now enjoy the fruits of Mesh WiFi Routing. What is mesh? It’s the new way to connect to the Web in your home. That’s
    - 22 May 18, 3:26am -
  • 3 of the Best Hoverboards Money Can Buy
    If you’re thinking about buying a hoverboard for the first time or if you are new to these personal transports and are unsure what to buy, don’t worry, Gadget Review
    - 28 Apr 18, 9:23pm -
  • What Are Some Good Sources of Calcium for My Dog?
    Why is Calcium Important for Dogs? Calcium is an essential mineral for dogs and humans alike. It’s responsible for conducting electrical impulses, sending signals, contracting muscles (especially the heart), not
    - 24 Apr 18, 1:56am -
  • Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set
    Consistently brew a delicious cup of coffee with the Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Coffee Set. Designed for all levels of coffee makers, the pour-over set makes it easy to brew
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:36pm -
  • Nighthawk X6 Review
      The first feature that attracts your attention to the Netgear Nighthawk X6 is its three distinct Wi-Fi bands with varying frequencies and speed limits. It has one 2.4GHZ (600MBPS)
    - 17 Apr 18, 12:49am -
  • Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk
    Stylishly organize your workspace with the Pavel Vetrov Olly Designer Writing Desk. The writing desk comes with a compact drawer that conveniently sits right in the middle. It opens and
    - 6 Apr 18, 8:20am -


Boing Boing


  • The Morning After: PlayStation Classic and iPhone XS
    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Sony picks up a strategy from Nintendo, and we have our first impressions of the iPhone XS family. It's Wednesday, so update your old iPhone without fear and take a look at an awe-inspiring early image taken by.…
    - 22 mins ago, 19 Sep 18, 10:30am -
  • Netflix comes to Sky Q boxes in November
    Earlier this year, Sky announced that it would allow its customers to access Netflix through its set-top boxes. Now the company has revealed that the streaming giant will hit Sky Q boxes in November, and how exactly the whole thing will work.
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Sep 18, 9:45am -
  • American Airlines offers free live TV through Dish
    You might not be stuck watching a handful of mediocre movies (or your offline copies of streaming shows) the next time you're on a long-haul flight. American Airlines and Dish recently started offering free live TV for domestic US flights aboard 100…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 8:55am -
  • Renault’s EZ-PRO is a workspace, coffee truck and rolling post office
    Renault, one of Europe's major automakers, is trying to help us imagine a world with fewer cars. Earlier this year, it unveiled the EZ-GO concept, a sort of anti-Uber autonomous ride-sharing vehicle for the masses. Now, it has taken the wraps off…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 7:45am -
  • PlayStation Classic jumps on the retro trend December 3rd for $100
    With "Classic" game systems occasionally outselling modern ones, Sony is bringing back its own old school system. The PlayStation Classic will launch in December, loaded with 20 "generation-defining" games in their original format for $100 (€99.…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 6:09am -
  • Google gives its Slack rival the ability to snooze notifications
    You can now stop Hangouts Chat notifications from breaking your concentration when you're in the zone... or taking a short nap after a stressful task. Google has updated its Slack rival with the ability to block notifications for a set amount of time…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 5:38am -
  • Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’
    Video game publisher Capcom is shutting down its Vancouver studio and around 158 employees will be let go. The company told Variety that operations were suspended Tuesday and a skeleton crew would remain on board until January in order to finalize th…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:51am -
  • MCU heroes could get their own shows on Disney's streaming service
    We still don't have an official name for the streaming service Disney is working on to compete with Netflix, but a new rumor from Variety suggests there will be plenty of Marvel content on it. According to the report, Disney has similar plans for the…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 2:53am -


  • Nikon Z6, Z7 Could Be The Company’s Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras
    Nikon has been teasing the upcoming announcement for their new mirrorless cameras which is set for an official reveal on the 23rd of August. In terms of branding, it is unclear as to what Nikon could be calling these new devices, but according to Nik…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Aug 18, 1:03am -
  • Nintendo Uses Classic NES Games To Promote Its Switch Online Service
    Nintendo Switch’s online service will be launching in the second half of September and we’re sure that there are some gamers who might be a little hesitant to get on board. However Nintendo has recently started to promote its upcoming online serv…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Aug 18, 1:02am -
  • Apple Supplier Reportedly Gearing Up For Production Of New MacBooks
    According to the rumors, Apple is expected to launch an updated MacBook Air later this year. Given how long it has been since Apple refreshed its MacBook Air, we suppose this makes sense. Now in a report from DigiTimes (via Cult of Mac), it seems tha…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Aug 18, 1:02am -
  • World Of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth Expansion Is Now Live
    If the Battle for Azeroth expansion for World of Warcraft is something that you’ve been looking forward to, you will be pleased to learn that the expansion is now live. This will be the latest expansion for World of Warcraft and it also marks the s…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Aug 18, 1:01am -
  • Samsung Wireless Charger Duo Now Available For $120
    One of the rumors leading up to the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was that Samsung could have a new wireless charger in the works for the phone and other Samsung devices. The Note 9 has since been launched and if you’re interes…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Aug 18, 1:00am -
  • This Is How Much Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Could Cost
    Apple’s products have never been known to be cheap/affordable, and neither are their official accessories. This is why when we heard the rumors that the AirPower wireless charging mat could be priced at $200, we can’t say that we were surprised.…
    - 36 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 11:16pm -
  • Apple’s Group FaceTime Feature’s Launch Has Been Delayed
    One of the new features that Apple announced in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave is Group FaceTime calls. In case the name wasn’t already obvious, basically this allows users to make FaceTime calls together in a group, whereas in the past it was limited to…
    - 36 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 11:15pm -
  • iOS 12 Beta 7 Pulled Over Reports Of Sluggish Performance
    If you were thinking of checking out iOS 12’s beta 7 release, you might want to take note that the beta has since been pulled. This is following reports from users who have been complaining about sluggish performance in the latest version of the be…
    - 36 days ago, 13 Aug 18, 11:14pm -

The Wirecutter

  • The Best Portable Solar Battery Charger
    After spending more than 60 hours testing 12 models, we found that the BigBlue 3 USB Ports 28W Solar Charger is the best portable solar charger for people who want to power a phone or small device off the grid or in an emergency. In addition…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Sep 18, 8:01pm -
  • The Best Rechargeable AA and AAA Batteries
    Through more than 1,000 hours of controlled tests, 20 hours of real-world tests, and years of use, we’ve found that all brand-name rechargeable batteries perform better than outdated reputations suggest, and they cost less than a nickel per…
    - 18 hours ago, 18 Sep 18, 5:13pm -
  • The Best Toolbox
    We had three carpenters test 10 toolboxes and bags, and we found that the best is the Milwaukee 13″ Jobsite Work Box. Simply put, it’s the most efficient, portable, and organized toolbox we could find. The biggest difference between the M…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 8:14pm -
  • The Best Window Fans
    After 25 hours of research, we found that the Bionaire Twin Reversible Airflow Window Fan is the most powerful and user-friendly of five fans we tested—and in mild, dry weather, it can be one of the most affordable, efficient ways to circul…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 3:03pm -
  • The Best Sprinkler
    We’ve considered nearly 90 hose-end sprinklers over the past three years, and after 16 hours of additional research and three days of testing on 10 new models, we think the Melnor XT4200M offers the best combination of quality, value, and f…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 7:54pm -
  • The Best LED Desk Lamp
    After consulting lighting and optometry experts, and spending 32 hours researching more than 40 desk lamps and testing 15, we think that the TaoTronics LED Eye-caring Table Lamp (TT-DL13) is the best lamp for most tasks that require focused l…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 4:37pm -
  • The Best Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner
    For our 2018 update, we tested seven models: the Bissell SpotClean Pro, Bissell SpotClean ProHeat (5207F), Bissell Little Green (1400B), Hoover Spotless Portable Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner (FH11300PC), Rug Doctor Portable Spot Cleaner, Bis…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 3:41pm -
  • TV Buying Guide
    We’ve spent hundreds of hours researching and testing TVs to find the best for any room and budget. If you have no idea where to start, this guide will help you parse the important questions. TV technology has advanced to the point where ev…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 9:21pm -

Gadgets and Gizmos

  • 10 Things you could buy instead of the Apple iPhone X
    Before we go down this road I want to say I’ve nothing against Apple, in fact I have an iPhone 7 but cannot for the life of me understand how the base iPhone X is £999. With that in mind I’ve done some research into 10 things you could buy inste…
    - 3 Nov 17, 10:42pm -
  • Wera Advent-Calender 2017; Tools to turn the biggest grinch around
    It’s a little early for me personally to embrace Christmas; but I am willing to start talking about advent calendars and gifts for those who like to be ready. This week I received the 2017 Wera advent calendar and it looks awesome and has already t…
    - 3 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • Fidget Spinners – stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet?
    The meteoric rise of fidget spinners in 2017 has surprised many, including me. These palm sized contraptions, fitted with bearings to make them spin, are hugely popular in the playground and are becoming more commonplace in the work environment. But…
    - 27 May 17, 8:24pm -
  • Apple iPhone 8 – News on dates, specs, prices and rumours
    It’s nearly that time again; that time when Apple dim the lights and unveil their new flagship iPhone. The internet has been buzzing with rumours ranging from mediocre to bat shit crazy and I’ve been pretty slow in gathering these together. But h…
    - 26 May 17, 8:49pm -
  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?
    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR
    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale
    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -
  • Google Earth VR Will Transport You Anywhere
    The exciting possibilities of virtual reality are perhaps most clearly shown with the recent release of Google Earth VR. As the name suggests, this is an incredible way of seeing the Earth in all its glory by using a virtual reality headset on Google…
    - 29 Nov 16, 7:51pm -

Slash Gear

  • Galaxy S9+ with Android Pie: here’s what it will look like
    Having launched before Android Pie did, it’s not really surprising that the Galaxy S9 is still on Android 8.1 Oreo (the Galaxy Note 9 has fewer excuses). And given Samsung’s track record, it’s also unsurprising that it hasn’t been upgraded ye…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 4:59am -
  • Pocophone F1 teardown: easy and surprising
    Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 is poised to snatch the title of “flagship killer” away from OnePlus. But unlike OnePlus, the Pocophone is unabashedly a budget phone that spreads a lot of plastic around. JerryRigEverything, however, proved that, at least…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 4:24am -
  • New iPad Pro still coming and might be better than expected
    Apple’s iPhone XS event, while expected, may have disappointed some Apple fans. Especially those who expected more than just a new iPhone or a new Apple Watch. Especially those who were wishing for a new iPad Pro. It might be too early to give up a…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:53am -
  • Chrome OS 69 finally brings Linux apps to stable channel
    Google has recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of its Chrome browser. That web browser has certainly grown up to the extent that it has become the base for an entire operating system. While Chrome OS doesn’t have anything fancy to celebrate t…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 3:21am -
  • Galaxy S10 might have a fourth sibling
    Why have only two when you can get away with three? But why stop at three when you can have four? Even before Apple announced its iPhone Xs trio, but around the time rumors started popping up, Samsung was leaked to also have three Galaxy S10 models i…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 2:48am -
  • Humans may be hardwired for laziness according to new study
    When faced with the opportunity to go to the gym or stay home lying on the couch binge-watching Netflix, those already doing the latter may find it very difficult to work up the motivation for physical activity. This sort of laziness may be hardwired…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 2:17am -
  • BlueStacks 4 boasts better Android gaming on PCs than on [UPDATE]
    Smartphones these days, especially the really expensive ones, have become super powerful they can almost do anything. Despite that, PCs still have an edge when it comes to sheer processing and graphics power. If only you could take that power and use…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 1:32am -
  • SpaceX says it would likely launch military weapons if asked
    Yesterday, SpaceX announced its first private customer for a future flight near the Moon. On the same day, the company confirmed that it would at least consider launching weapons into space if asked to do so. The statement was given as an answer to a…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 12:51am -