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Posts from June, 2012

The Five Most Terrifying Weapons For Sale at Eurosatory 2012

Jun 21

Just because the US is the worldwide leader in military might doesn’t mean the other world powers are just sitting on their thumbs. No. We’re designing and building our own weapons systems, then selling them at trade shows like Eurosatory … Continue reading »

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Foxconn Smacks Down Galaxy S III, Says Wait For the iPhone 5 We’re Building

Jun 21

The owner of the parent company of the troubled Foxconn tech maker suggests you shouldn’t buy Samsung’s Galaxy S III and ought to wait for the iPhone 5, labelling Samsung a “snitch” and suggesting going Apple is the way forward. … Continue reading »

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If This Isn’t the Best Phone Stand Ever Created By Mankind I Don’t Know What Is

Jun 21

“Dear Gizmodo,” the email started, “I would like to introduce our new product.” I could have never imagined that such a neutral phrase was hiding the best phone stand ever created by mankind, one that can store your headphones and … Continue reading »

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Lumia’s Get Screwed By Windows Phone 8 But Lumia 900 Will Get 7.8 Within Weeks

Jun 21

The first chance to see some Windows Phone 8 features may come to those who’ve bought Nokia’s Lumia 900, with the high-end WP model set to get its update to the stop-gap 7.8 version of the software within weeks. The … Continue reading »

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A Galaxy S III Exploded and Melted a Little Bit, But We’re Sure Yours is OK

Jun 21

That sorry sight up there is a man’s prized new Galaxy S III, which melted after “white flame, sparks and a bang” came out of the thing while the smartphone was sitting in his car-mounted dock. The owner, who bravely … Continue reading »

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Porn Might Kill Off Our Free Public Wi-Fi

Jun 21

In a seriously worrying turn of events, a porn baron is suing two students over smut piracy, but only one of them is actually guilty. If the case gets through the courts it could spell the end of public Wi-Fi … Continue reading »

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Sorry, But Microsoft Screwing Windows Phone Fans Is the Right Thing To Do

Jun 21

Not a single smartphone in out right now will be able to upgrade to Windows Phone 8. If you’re a recent customer, you might be frustrated. Rightfully so. But if you care about the dazzling future of Windows Phone, get … Continue reading »

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Apple Ordered to Pay Damages, as Patent War Momentarily Swings in Favour of Samsung

Jun 21

One of the many minor skirmishes in the Great Patent War that’s unfolding between Apple and Samsung has been decided in Samsung’s favour, with a Dutch court ruling that Apple infringed one of the tech company’s mobile patents. It’s not … Continue reading »

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The iPhone 5 Really Will Come With a Smaller Connector Port

Jun 21

Lending some heavy weight to the recent leaks, renders and videos of the gorgeous-looking iPhone 5, it seems Apple really is working on a smaller 19-pin port for the new iPhone. Our anorexic phone lust has finally hit the ancient … Continue reading »

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Amazon’s Android Appstore Hitting Parts of Europe, Including the UK, “This Summer”

Jun 21

Amazon’s alternate Android Appstore, which has been infuriating us with inaccessible US-only offers of free apps for the last year, is coming to Europe this summer. We welcome this extension of the Android ecosystem, especially if it means we get … Continue reading »

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