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Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone 11

The time is finally here, after much rumour and speculation, Apple has just announced the iPhone XI. Things are new, things are different, or so Apple is saying. Let's run through everything the company told us about its brand new phone on stage in Cupertino. Read More >>

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Amazon’s Undone Is a Surreal and Visually Stunning Series About (Maybe?) Losing Your Mind

When we first meet Alma (Alita: Battle Angel’s Rosa Salazar), the heroine of Amazon’s Undone, she’s sobbing behind the wheel and driving like a maniac. Alma’s at a breaking point, and Undone – which has a mind-bending story and trippy visuals to match – sucks you into her world right as she’s falling apart. Read More >>

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IFA 2019: What to Expect From the Huge European Technology Show This Week

This week, Gizmodo will be in Germany, drinking beer, mangling Teutonic languages, and covering IFA, the biggest electronics show in Europe. Here’s what you can expect to see based on rumours, pre-announcements, and a little educated guesswork. Be sure to check back for all our coverage through the weekend and beyond. Read More >>

science
The Amazon Forest Fires Are a Form of ‘Genocide’

When Richard Pearshouse visited indigenous communities in the Brazilian Amazon in April to investigate illegal deforestation, he heard countless horrors of land grabbers directly threatening and intimidating people. One story, however, really stuck with the head of environment and crisis with Amnesty International: a 22-year-old mother who finally lulled her children to sleep despite the sound of nearby gunfire only to find herself suffering the same insomniac fate. She was so scared, she couldn’t sleep. Read More >>

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How to Watch Apple’s Big Streaming and News Event From the Comfort of Your Own Home

Today is a special kind of day that doesn't come to often, though it seems as though they are starting to happen with annoying frequency. It's an Apple launch day, and the company is set to hit the stage later today and do what the company does best: announce new products for fans to marvel and coo at. This time it's all about streaming and news. Read More >>

gift guide
The Best Gifts for Handling Cold Snaps

So what's happened here is that it's turned cold like the Daily Express said it would back in June, and you're looking on the internet for something to fix it and make you warm. That's beyond current technology, sadly, as Elon Musk cannot yet locally direct warming heat rays from space for 99 cents (92 pence) a shot, but we do have the next best thing; items to buy that make the cold fun, or at least more bearable and doable. Read More >>

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What’s the Most Dangerous Food of All Time?

Surveying the whole scope of human history vis-à-vis food, a couple of themes emerge. One is that humans like their food to taste good. Another is that they like it to not kill them. These two qualities often cohere in the same foodstuff—apples, for instance, taste great, and are not to my knowledge toxic—but inevitably the tastes-good/won’t-kill-you ratio’s sometimes less than ideal. For some foods, this is a selling point—fugu, say, the poisonous fish you need a certificate to properly prepare. For others, lethality’s just an unfortunate byproduct—as with the alloy in early tin cans, which sometimes gave people lead poisoning. Read More >>

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Christmas is Coming: The Best Gifts for Everyone Who Loves Game of Thrones

As Maester Aemon said, the Starks are always right eventually. Winter is pretty much here, and you know what that means: Christmas is coming. Christmas with its food, and shopping, and family arguments. Just like an episode of game of Thrones, but with less murder and more commercialism. Read More >>

history
Kids in 1904 Had Wild Predictions About the Future of 2019

What did kids from the year 1904 think would happen by the year 1919 or even the year 2019? They imagined fancy airships in the sky, “automobiles for everything,” and wondrous house-cleaning robots. They even imagined trips to Mars by the year 1919. Seriously. Read More >>

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10 NSFW Christmas Presents That’d Shock Your Mum

Not everyone wants a set of socks and a box of smellies for Christmas. Sometimes your relationship is just... grosser than that. Siblings, partners, BFFs -- whoever you can tell your dirtiest jokes to, this list is for them. Read More >>

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The Best Star Wars Gifts For a Force-Filled Christmas

Star Wars is huge, with fans all over the world, and that means there are plenty of people who would just *love* to unwrap a present from a galaxy far, far away. But with a franchise as big as this it means there are plenty of things for you to choose from, ranging from Lego, to books, to robotics kits for kids. Here are our top picks, if you're still struggling to find them something. Read More >>

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10 Evil (ish) Christmas Presents For People You Hate

Got to buy a present for someone you can't stand because of office politics, family BS or just plain old obligation? We've got you. Here are 10 subtle and not-so-subtle ways to tell someone you think they're a weapons-grade turdburger. Read More >>

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The Best Pet Tech You Need This Christmas

Pets are part of the family, which means though they might not understand what Christmas is, they still deserve an exciting treat under the tree. Some of our choices here are more for you than them, but if a chilled out owner means more cuddle time, that works for everyone. Here's our pick of the pet tech for 2018. Read More >>

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12 Great Stocking Fillers to Buy Your Favourite Geek This Christmas

Not enough people do stockings when they've grown up. Which is a shame because there's nothing as deeply thrilling as a lumpy woolly sock on the end of your bed, and that doesn't go away just because you're 30 and have a mortgage (j/k, you're 33 and have housemates and eat cereal for dinner. Just me? OK). Read More >>

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The 12 Christmas Jumpers You Need This Year

One of the best things about Christmas is choosing a new ridiculous jumper to show off at the office, the pub, or on Instagram. We've picked 12 of this year's best festive offerings, with plenty of time to order them before they all sell out. Read More >>