Wilnelia Rivera Caraballo, a 19-year-old girl, got a little tipsy and felt empowered to rob a store. So she armed herself with a toy "Uzi-type" gun, a clear plastic mask and went to work. Too bad there was a keen worker who outwitted the dimwitted half of Bonnie and Clyde.
Seeing stars when you're bonked on the head isn't just for cartoon characters. That phantom astrological event happens in real life, too. It's pretty weird.
Samsung now pays Microsoft for the privilege of selling Android phones. Of course, it's being called a "partnership." And yes, we've seen this before: Microsoft also strong armed HTC into giving them a cut of the profits for every Android device sold.
Now look, we’re not ones to judge. Shadowgun is a third-person shooter that’s blatantly, obviously a complete Gears of War rip-off. Developers Madfinger Games have been rummaging around the dustbins behind Epic HQ, and they’re using the old imitation/flattery chestnut to dance around the inevitable opprobrium.
We already knew the guts in a Thunderbolt cable were pretty impressive, but iFixit's teardown of Apple's 27-inch Thunderbolt display shows just how much circuitry goes into making Intel's new transfer technology work, even in a monitor.
Jonason Pauley, who looks like the spitting image of Toy Story's Andy, is making a re-make of Toy Story. Only it's the same exact movie except real toy versions of Woody, Buzz and the gang are used instead of Pixar's wizard CGI.
The Dead Sea earned its name because its 33 percent salinity prevents the growth of most organisms. It's one of the world's saltiest bodies of water which is why microbiologists were surprised to find thick biofilms on its sea floor.
Portable speakers sacrifice sound quality for size. That will always be the case. But some really sacrifice. Soundmatters' foxLv2 Platinum Bluetooth speaker, however, promises big sound in a little package.
Do you like looking at pictures of dead things? Of course you do: We've already seen photos of the James Dean of TouchPads, but PreCentral dug up details on its actual specs and HP's plans for the tablet.
A chip analyst for Collins Stewart, John Vinh, believes that RIM "has stopped production of its PlayBook and is actively considering exiting the tablet market." Why? According to his research, the PlayBook's manufacturer, Quanta, has "essentially halted production of the tablet."
Talking at Macworld Asia, state-owned Chinese carrier China Unicom claims that Apple's iPhone 5 will run on suppafast HSPA+ networks. It's not LTE, but that's a 3x increase: a maximum download speed of 21Mbps compared to the current 7.2Mbps.
We'll be honest here: we want Gizmodo UK to be your new-favourite bookmark, so together with the good ship HTC, we've got a HTC Sensation XE and five pairs of tickets to attend their exclusive party next week all up for grabs.
Vodafone has tweaked its "Freebee" PAYG loyalty system, introducing the "Rewardz" scheme where top-ups earn "Pointz". And points make free things, like discounts at Thorntons and Blockbuster, or MP3 downloads. They can be saved up for bigger items, too.
There's an explanation of how the creator made this retro masterpiece over on his blog. Boredom, the summer holidays and interfering with the drives' magnetic heads were involved.
Oh Japan, why do you always get the coolest stuff first? This phone looks amazing. It's like a Panasonic Lumix camera and an Android phone had a baby. And it's waterproof? Gimme now.
Wall-brightener Dulux has launched a charity scheme called Own A Colour, which is giving charity-minded people the chance to pick one of 16.7m colours and give it a unique name.