Hamilton, thanks for the link. This piece is really good. A lot of people were overreacting. But I did want to remind you of this paragraph in my piece: "I will not regret things professionally. The scoop was big. People loved it. If I could do it again, I'd do the first story about the phone again." » 10/06/11 8:10pm 10/06/11 8:10pm

Steve Jobs Taking a Leave of Absence From Apple Due to Health Problems

A memo from Steve Jobs confirms previous reports that his health problems are more serious than last week's note indicated, and he's taking a six-month leave. Tim Cook is taking his job now. UPDATED » 1/14/09 4:37pm 1/14/09 4:37pm

Roundup: Best Black Friday Advice, Deals and Warnings

Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is not something you jump into without a plan. If you are shopping or getting ready to shop, make sure you have all the info you need by first checking out our Black Friday survival guide, as well as the supplementary Black Friday helpers:
Best of Black Friday… » 11/28/08 4:35pm 11/28/08 4:35pm

How I Plan to Taste Music

I haven't attained new music very regularly in years since the days I actually respected FM content. Between the modern choice—buying tracks, subscribing to a service or stealing it—I'm just not getting enough exposure to try before I download. Last night, things changed in a way that I hope paves the way for the… » 11/20/08 6:20pm 11/20/08 6:20pm

Confessions: The Meanest Thing Gizmodo Did at CES

CES has no shortage of displays. And when MAKE offered us some TV-B-Gone clickers to bring to the show, we pretty much couldn't help ourselves. We shut off a TV. And then another. And then a wall of TVs. And we just couldn't stop. (And Panasonic, you're so lucky that 150-incher didn't have an active IR port.) It was… » 1/10/08 1:59pm 1/10/08 1:59pm

Kitty Corner Shot Rifle: If You See Toonces With an Unusual Glint In…

Weapon tech fans or Ghost Recon fanatics will remember the the corner shot rifle » 12/25/07 6:00am 12/25/07 6:00am. This mod has the same camera, LCD and hinge that lets a soldier shoot around building edges without getting in the line of fire. But this one is wrapped up in a cat suit, just like the one that used to drive the car in Saturday Night…

Giz Explains: Why DVD Is Still the Best Video Format

All this fighting about HD formats makes me wonder if the lot of you have forgotten about DVDs. BitTorrent aside, there are a lot of official ways to get video these days, high def discs and downloads. Even so, it's worth reiterating that DVD is still my favorite way to go and will be for a while. Here's why: » 12/24/07 7:15am 12/24/07 7:15am