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Go Say Hello to Kotaku UK Right Now

Like gaming? Or just want a glimpse at what Giz UK's redesign will resemble within the coming weeks? Go check out Kotaku UK, which just launched this morning. Take a look at the site on your mobile and tablet, too. Pretty. Read More >>

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Apple's WWDC Will Kick Off 2nd of June in San Francisco

There are still plenty of questions about what Apple will unveil at WWDC this year, but at least we know when it will: The company announced today that its Worldwide Developer Conference will take place June 2nd to June 6th this year, at San Francisco's Moscone West. Read More >>

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The Best of Giz This Week

The past week threw up a £4bn valuation for the Candy Crush company; ticket retailers' traffic rocket thanks to a certain Kate Bush comeback, oh and Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin "consciously uncouple." But in the Giz world, these are the top stories of the week... Read More >>

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The Best of Giz This Week

As I write this, a couple is taking photos of daffodils in the park outside my window: Spring has well and truly arrived. But along with rising temperatures, this week also saw even more questions raised about the unfortunate Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane, along with one lucky Brit winning £107.9m in the EuroMillions. See below for the biggest stories in the Giz world. Read More >>

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Oh Hey, are They UK Versions of Kotaku and Lifehacker I Spy?

They are indeed. Along with a redesigned (and fully-responsive) Giz UK coming in the following weeks, we're chomping at the bit to tell you all about Kotaku and Lifehacker UK, which will be launching next month. Read More >>

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The Best of Giz This Week

The past seven days saw even more shit hit the fan between Russia and Ukraine; BBC3 sadly axed; Paralympian Oscar Pistorius go on trial, plus far too much commentary around Ellen's Oscars selfie (was it a selfie? Really?). It also saw the following most-read stories on Giz UK: Read More >>

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A New Giz UK is Coming, But Beware! Gremlins be Lurking

The good news is that we're working on a new Giz design (which will be responsive, meaning HELLO MOBILE SITE THAT ACTUALLY WORKS!) The bad news is that as we roll out a few things on the back-end ahead of time, you may notice some gremlins here and there. Read More >>

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Welcome, and Learn "How to"

Learning how things work is like unlocking a secret. Know what's even better? Learning how to. One of the earliest examples of someone showing off their knowledge was way back in 1569, when English author Leonard Mascall translated a French Benedictine's tree-planting tips. While we're not going to dispense with the horticulture tips this week, we'll hopefully be sowing a few seeds in your mind for idea-growing. Read More >>

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Giz UK's July Specs-Sheet: This Is You

July might've closed shop two days ago, but already the few days of summer sun seem but a distant memory. We also saw the crowning (literally) of a new prince; another Twitter shitstorm, and Danny Dyer impress the pants (not literally, mind) off Susie Dent in Countdown's Dictionary Corner. But what happened on Giz? Is that one lone Amazon Silk-using reader still hanging around from June? Read More >>

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Giz UK's June Specs-Sheet: This Is You

June saw Kanye West assault the world with his latest interpretation of "music"; as a result of his influence we ate a tonne of croissants, and then we either decried those watching Mumford & Sons at Glasto, or simply read about pensions while watching them. Oh, and we obsessed about cronuts; the start of Wimbledon, and -- as per usual -- the lack of sun here in Blighty. But what about here on Giz? Read below for what floated your boat last month. Read More >>

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Win Free Tickets to Cast Your Vote In the Design Museum's People's Choice Award

The panel of esteemed judges cast their votes for the Design Museum's Designs of the Year back in April, but as the annual exhibition reaches its final few weeks, Gizmodo UK's been roped in to tell you -- yes, you! -- to get down to London's southbank museum to help pick the Visitor's Vote winner. If you didn't think the Gov.uk website was worthy of being this year's winner, here's how you can have your say (and win one of five pairs of free tickets). Read More >>

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Giz UK's May Specs-Sheet: This Is You

The days started growing longer; friends started banging on about the Glasto line-up, and lunchbreaks were taken with approximately three minutes of sun before the skies opened up on us...that was May, in a nutshell. But wait! What were you lot reading on this here site, and which technology were you using? In the warbled words of Shania Twain, come on over... Read More >>

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Shooting Challenge #17 -- The Winner Is…

Asking you to capture summer sun was a tough request given the weather doesn't always match up to what you expect of a season, but a score of readers used a spot of creativity in their quest to win some summery prizes from Rekorderlig. As ever, there can only be one winner, however... Read More >>

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*Reminder Klaxon* Get Your Shots in and Nab a Crate of Rekorderlig and ASOS Goodies

Never have we had a more appealing prize for our fortnightly Shooting Challenge. Simply snap a photo of some summer sun (if you can find some!) and grab your chance to win a case of passionfruit Rekorderlig cider; £300 of ASOS vouchers, and a Lomography Diana Mini camera. [Shooting Challenge] Read More >>

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Notes From the Frontline: Ask Matt Delito Anything (and Win Signed Copies of His New Book)

We're blushing with pride this week at Giz -- our clandestine copper columnist Matt Delito, writing for us since October 2011, published his first book yesterday. Confessions of a Police Constable (from £2.99 over on Amazon) contains some of Delito's more remarkable stories from his years working for the Metropolitan Police, and for the next hour's AMA, the five best questions asked of him will win you a signed copy of his book. Read More >>

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Shooting Challenge #17 -- Summer Sun

Summer is on its way and we're happy to hang up our woolies and reach for our shades. To help you guys make the most of the arrival of British summertime, Rekorderlig has collaborated with photographer and Beautifully Swedish Collective member Agnes Thor and are inviting you to join them in celebrating the sun. Read More >>

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