10 Haunting Photos From the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Catastrophe

Twenty-Five years ago the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spilled its guts across Alaska's shoreline. It was a massive ecological disaster of great importance for many reasons, but mostly because it's seared in our memories by horrifying photos. Here's a collection of the striking images that informed a generation of dialog… »3/24/14 7:05pm3/24/14 7:05pm

Starting today, you'll be able to access some Chrome Apps directly from your desktop on Macs. You might remember that a few months ago, Google liberated apps from its browser for Chrome OS and Windows. After downloading from the selection of "For Your Desktop" apps in the Chrome Web Store, they'll be easily accessible… »12/11/13 2:05pm12/11/13 2:05pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

Hello friends! So the original headline for this post was, let's talk about your halloween costume and how you ate too many Milk Duds last night. We can talk about that, but we can also talk about anything your heart desires. And today, my heart desires a Google Nexus 5. What's on your mind? »11/01/13 4:03pm11/01/13 4:03pm

This Pioneer Turntable Really Grooves

Featuring direct drive and an auto-return tone arm, the Pioneer PL-4 remains a popular turntable sought after by collectors and audiophiles alike more than three decades after its introduction. And after watching this slick piece of retro-futurism from Light & Hevvy, mixing vintage-style shots with Mario Moretti's "… »5/09/13 5:04am5/09/13 5:04am

Gizmodo to Kinja Makes 8

This week we moved Gizmodo to Kinja. While we are far from finished (we'll never be finished), this at least completes the long planned transition off of our prior publishing platform, Ganja. Calling it a redesign is actually very far from the mark. The new look is the most immediate impression of the platform. Well… »5/01/13 5:17am5/01/13 5:17am

Google Now for iPhone and iPad: It's Here, and It's Great (UPDATED)

Rumors have been swirling that Google Now (the Big G's super-useful personal assistant application) would be coming to the search page on Google.com, but surprise! Our friends on iOS are getting the love first. Starting today, Google Now will be rolled into the Google Search app for iPhone and iPad. »4/29/13 10:12am4/29/13 10:12am