google
QOTD: Should Google Quit Jumping the Shark With Its Easter Eggs and Google Doodles?

Before you rush off to Google's homepage to check for yourself whether it's actually celebrating Tess Daly's birthday -- of course it's not. (That fine image was mocked up by @TheManWhoFell, one of Twitter's funniest users.) But the point is, it could be real. How many times in the past two years have you thought "why is Google celebrating the 157th anniversary of some niche invention?" or "I wish Google would stop fooling around with easter eggs such as "askew" and "zerg rush" on its search page, and update my HTC Magic to Android 4.0.3* already"? Read More >>

phones
QOTD: What's More Important, Battery Life or a Thinner Phone?

I’m in Seattle this week, hearing about some exciting HTC goodies coming up. But while I can’t talk about that stuff just yet, I want to hear your opinion on something that had 25 bloggers from around the world scratching their heads: What’s more important to you, battery life or the thinness of the device? Read More >>

food
McDonald's-Flavoured Rice Will Either Be the Most Delicious or Disgusting Thing You Eat in Your Life

The creativity that went in inventing McDonald's miracle flavoured rice is so beyond my little human brain that I'd have to be high as a kite to understand the magic. But oh, the magic! The culinary geniuses at RocketNews24 cooked rice with a Big Mac, fries, chicken nuggets, sauce and coke to deliver what has to be the most delicious flavour of rice ever. Read More >>

art
How Much Would You Pay for this Asspensive Artsy-Fartsy Hollow-Looking USB Drive?

I have a drawer filled with USB drives that I've picked up along this windy life of mine but none of them look like Empty Memory, an artsy, almost jewellry-esque USB stick that looks like it's hollow. They only hold 4GB of data but BOY DO THEY LOOK COOL. Read More >>

chatroom
What's Dumber: A Stupid Name or Meaningless Model Number?

Motorola's got a new tablet called the Xyboard. That's an asinine name for anything. On the other hand, Samsung sells a beautiful 55-inch LCD TV called the UN55D8000, and Sony's awesome 3D helmet is labeled the inscrutable HMZ-T1. What's worse? Read More >>

android
What Should the Next Android Be Called?

Ice Cream Sandwich's here! Ice Cream Sandwich's here! And in the world of Android, that can only mean one thing (besides a bunch of nerds whining about not having their update yet): Oh god I need to know what's next. Read More >>

security
Will You Leave Your Passwords for Your Loved Ones When You Die?

I have pretty secure passwords, as much to keep would-be miscreants at bay as to keep my friends and family from finding out just how horrible a life I'm living. But according to a study, a full 11 percent of Brits plan to leave their passwords in their will. Read More >>

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