Facebook's new Timeline profile is really, really cool, and you were supposed to be using it by now. Unfortunately, the site's 750 million users are going to wait, Mashable reports. Why? That stupid, pissant trademark infringement lawsuit.
The Kindle Fire is a huge deal in part at least because it's so cheap. But reports that Amazon is taking a loss to make the tablet a bargain have been greatly exaggerated. The Kindle Fire is inexpensive by design.
On display at Japan's CEATEC tradeshow is a new technology developed by NTT Docomo and NEC that can fully charge a lithium ion battery in 10 minutes.
Everybody freaked out when Google bought Motorola Mobility for £8 bil, because they though that was the end of Android's openness, and Motorola would get the love of the favorite child. Google's Chairman just put the official kibosh on that.
Chip company Adapteva has a crazy notion: Let's turn our smartphones into veritable supercomputers. And the way to do it? Up the ante in processing power. Not with just dual-core or quad-core processors. No, their Epiphany IV chip has a monstrous 64 cores.
Ralph Steinman, a 68-year-old Canadian scientist, was just awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discoveries regarding our immune system. Huge honor! Bigger celebration! Not exactly. Steinman passed away due to pancreatic cancer three days ago. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet had no idea and now might take his award away.
Turns out the unlimited 3G-ness of the new Kindle Touch 3G is not quite as unlimited as we thought. According to Amazon's Kindle forums, the Touch will grant you 3G connectivity for accessing the Kindle store, buying books, and surfing Wikipedia. Everything else requires WiFi.
Do our eyes deceive us? Has SEGA developed a game that doesn't feature a certain blue‐hued, spiky‐bodied little mascot?
Last week we asked you what sort of stuff you wanted to see on Giz UK's virtual pages, in exchange for the chance to win a HTC Sensation XE and five pairs of tickets to their swanky London shindig at Camden's Roundhouse. The drumroll please, Keith Moon...
Who needs a key when you've got your hands? That's what boffins from the Technology and Science Institute of Northern Taiwan thought, which lead to gesture-based locks.
Scientists are hard at work creating a pill that will let you drink a whole lot of booze but limit the alcohol's effect on the brain. That sounds great, right? Wrong. It's a terrible, deadly idea.
Pottermore was supposed to be huge. Instead, it's a million crazed Potter fans, most of them kids, playing Harry Potter minigames. Great! Kids love minigames. But why the hell isn't Pottermore selling Harry Potter ebooks? They're blowing this, big time.
From today on, every link you click in Facebook will be scanned, in realtime, for viruses, phishing, botnets, and other nefarious internet badness. This is the best news ever for your hapless friends that are constantly duped.
Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, has been bigging up his latest baby, a souped-up Tesla Model S sedan, which the company is currently beta testing for the gear-heads among us.