Gear for getting better at your side gig

This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. In this day and age, either you have a side gig or you know someone who does.

10 Reasons To Stay At Your Job

Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. You can find him @jaltucher or his latest book is “Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth”I used to love my job. Love it. I worked for my favorite entertainment company in the world.

Samsung Gear Live Review: That's a Pretty Big Baby Step

Whether you believe that smartwatches are the inevitable future or that they're the Devil's own handcuffs , almost everyone can agree that they've been pretty weak so far. Android Wear is here to fix that. And it just might! Eventually. Samsung's Gear Live is the first attempt,

More Nightmare Stories of Your Worst IT Jobs Ever

After we published reader IT job horror stories , we received more than a 1000 comments, and you kicked it up to a whole other level. From finding porn on church systems to working IT in actual warzones, you’ve been to computerized hell and back. Read more...

​Ferries, Bears And Adventure Bikes In British Columbia

Two weeks ago, we rode big, heavy adventure bikes off-road through some of the remotest portions of British Columbia. It was a challenge, sure, and it was pretty, of course, but it was also one of those rare adventures that meant something special. Here's why.Read more...

Nightmare Stories of Your Worst IT Jobs Ever

We asked the heroic IT workers of Gizmodo to tell us about their worst jobs. You came back with tales of overbearing bosses, unbelievable customers, and spoiled coworkers. And did you hear about the one with the preserved tumor?Read more...

Even More Wacky Submarine Terms You Never Knew You Wanted To Know

Recently, Navy Chief Marty Noe took us on a dive into the ‘colorful’ world of submariner terminology, and as a result we were flooded with emails and comments with readers wanting more or wanting to contribute. So let’s take an even deeper dive into the world of submariner lingo,

How to Stalk the Gizmodo Staff on Twitter

Recently, we here at Gizmodo have had the pleasure of welcoming a ton of new staff members on board. And even though you may have already liked us on Facebook or followed us on Twitter (hint hint), now's as good a time as any to reacquaint yourself with all of our beaming, blog-addled faces.

Disney‘s John Snoddy will talk imagineering augmented worlds at TC Sessions: AR/VR in LA this week

At our one-day TC Sessions: AR/VR event in LA on October 18, we’ll be joined by Walt Disney Imagineering’s R&D Studio Executive Jon Snoddy.

TravelPerk grabs $44M to take its pain-free SaaS for business travel global

Only six months ago Barcelona-based TravelPerk bagged a $21M Series B, off the back of strong momentum for a software as a service platform designed to take a Slack-like chunk out of the administrative tedium of arranging and expensing work trips.

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen has died at age 65

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen passed away this afternoon in Seattle at age 65, owing to complications relating to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Vulcan, the privately held company that Allen founded in 1986, three years after leaving Microsoft,

Twilio acquires email API platform SendGrid for $2 billion in stock

Twilio, the ubiquitous communications platform, today announced its plan to acquire the API-centric email platform SendGrid for about $2 billion in an all-stock transaction. That’s Twilio’s largest acquisition to date,

Disney-backed Jaunt lays off ‘significant’ number of employees as it moves away from VR

One of the top-funded VR content startups with backers including Disney and GV (Google Ventures) is laying off a “significant portion” of its employees as it pivots away from virtual reality. In a blog post titled “The Future of Jaunt is AR,

Donald Daters, a dating app for Trump supporters, leaked its users’ data

A new dating app for Trump supporters that wants to “make America date again” has leaked its entire database of users — on the day of its launch. The app, called “Donald Daters,” is aimed at “American-based singles community connecting lovers, friends,

This robot uses lasers to “listen” to its environment

A new technology from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University will add sound and vibration awareness to create truly context-aware computing. The system, called Ubicoustics, adds additional bits of context to smart device interaction,

To make Stories global, Facebook adds Archive and audio posts

Facebook’s future rests on convincing the developing world to adopt Stories. But just because the slideshow format will soon surpass feed sharing doesn’t mean people use them the same way everywhere. So late last year,

Senate votes today on rollback of net neutrality rollback

Today's the big day for the Senate's big push to undo the FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order nullifying 2015's net neutrality rules. A vote is scheduled for this afternoon on whether to repeal that order, though as of this writing the coalition is still one vote shy of making it happen.

Parsable secures $40M investment to bring digital to industrial workers

As we increasingly hear about automation, artificial intelligence and robots taking away industrial jobs, Parsable, a San Francisco-based startup sees a different reality,

西安65岁大妈边炒菜边斗地主手机掉油锅

近年来,随着智能手机、平板电脑的流行,眼睛离不开手机、iPad的人群被称为“低头族”。提到低头族,大家自然想到年轻人。

Windows Phone 8.1今天开始推送给全球Lumia设备

微软今天开始向全球Lumia设备推送Windows Phone8.1更新。Lumia Cyan更新提供了完整的Windows Phone8.1软件,以及为Lumia手机推出的一些定制和调整内容。Windows Phone8.

Bjork unveils interactive installation, preps Oculus Rift music video

Many music artists have attempted to harness technology as a means of expanding their artistic footprint, including Bjork, the Icelandic singer whose 20-year body of work, both musical and tech-infused,

Android手机将标配USB-C接口 日后必成主流

安锋网 3 月 12 日报道 今天对于谷歌粉丝有一大好消息,谷歌官方现已确认,未来将把 USB Type-C 接口引入到自家的生态系统中,包括 Chrome OS 和 Android 硬件设备。  

教你如何正确的使用智能手机的锂电池

现在的智能手机发展很快,而智能手机各项组件中我们看得见发展最快的是手机的处理器以及手机的屏幕。

物联网,谷歌不会放过你的!安卓物联操作系统驾到

据The Information报道,谷歌已经开发完成一种软件,其可以运行于低功耗设备之上,使得它们能够与邻近的其他设备通信。该软件在公司内部被称之为“Brillo”,但在下周召开的谷歌I/O大会上,其可能以一个安卓名字来命名。

天津塘沽爆炸已致20多人死亡,第二次爆炸相当于21吨TNT当量炸药

昨夜难眠,天津8月12日晚23:20许,天津滨海新区天津港瑞海公司所属危险品仓库发生爆炸,虎嗅第一时间进行了报道。综合@人民日报官方微博 和新京报的报道,截至目前(13日07:

东北虎“杉杉”将产小虎 萤石云视频24小时直播中

中国杭州2015年8月24日电 /美通社/ -- 近两天,杭州野生动物世界一只叫做“杉杉”的东北虎牵动着百万网友的心。

Apple's Smart Battery Case vs. the competition

Apple's Smart Battery Case is available now — and we think it's pretty good.Yes, it has some junk in the trunk — and the headphone jack situation is truly frustrating — but if you're looking for a battery case for your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6S, it's a good option.See also:

Bei Bei the baby panda struggles to stay awake for his media debut

Bei Bei is the youngest giant panda cub at the National Zoo. He recently met with a small media contingent where he mostly slept but was cute nonetheless. He's one of four pandas at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, along with his mother, father and older sister.

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