Here's How the New Gmail App Will Finally Tame Your Inboxes

Email is the bane of my existence. Trying to keep all my inboxes up to date and organized often feels like a full-time job. I've tried a couple of email clients now and nothing seems to work just the way I want it, but this leaked view of Gmail's Lollipop makeover, first spotted by Android Police, may be the app I'm… » 10/20/14 10:29am Monday 10:29am

Droid Turbo Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

The Droid series of smartphones is the long standing hardware love affair between Motorola and Verizon (which became official last year) to bring high-spec'd devices to the carrier. Droid devices aren't subtle. They often scream the word "premium," and the companies' newest collaboration, the Droid Turbo, is no… » 10/20/14 9:37am Monday 9:37am

Report: Fitbit Surge Is a $250 Fitness-Focused Smartwatch

We got an exclusive look last week at Fitbit's refresh of the Fitbit Force fitness tracker with the Fitbit Charge and Fitbit Charge HR, but that appears to have been only part of what the company has in store. The Verge reports that Fitbit will also be launching its own smartwatch, known as the Fitbit Surge. » 10/19/14 6:00pm Sunday 6:00pm

To Save Modern Medicine, Scientists Hunt for New Antibiotics

Happy Sunday fellow Gizmodo readers. Lots of techy tech stuff happened this week. Google let us see the brave new Nexus future and Apple had a few new toys to showcase before 2014 wraps up. But in between and among these big events, lots of great stories filtered through the web. Here are great long form pieces from … » 10/19/14 3:00pm Sunday 3:00pm

Watch Live As a Mountain-Sized Comet Zooms By Mars

Siding Spring sounds like such a tranquil name for a massive comet. After traveling millions of years at the leisurely pace of about 33 miles per second, the comet will fly by Mars at around 2:25pm EDT or so, passing only 138,000 kilometers from the red planet. This is a little bit more than one-third the distance of… » 10/19/14 1:35pm Sunday 1:35pm

This Leak Gives Us a Good Look at Verizon's Droid Turbo

Posted earlier today via Evan Blass (evleaks), this image gives us the most detailed look at Verizon's upcoming superpowered smartphone. It would appear that the Turbo definitely has the looks to match its high-powered guts. We expect to hear more about the Turbo at an upcoming Verizon event on October 28th. » 10/19/14 12:35pm Sunday 12:35pm

The Sony Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet May Also Get PS4 Remote Play

Last month at IFA, we heard that Sony's new waterproof line of flagship devices, the Z3, Z3 Compact, Z3 Tablet Compact (and eventually even Verizon's variant, the Z3v, pictured above) would all be able to stream video games via the PS4. Now, a Sony slip details that the last generation Z2 and Z2 Tablet may also get… » 10/19/14 12:00pm Sunday 12:00pm

This Short Film Explains Our Fascination With Talking to Computers

Using names like Siri, Cortana, and Google Now, advanced algorithms and technologies that would have baffled engineers and scientists half a century ago now rest in the palm of our hands. Talking with technology is the future of computing—mainly because that's the way we're built to communicate. » 10/19/14 9:00am Sunday 9:00am

The Droid Turbo Could Be the Most Supercharged Smartphone Yet

Yesterday, Google officially announced its new Nexus devices, including the massive Nexus 6 superphone. But Motorola's 6-inch phablet wasn't the only Motorola-branded gadget to spill some details. A new leak has an entire rundown of Verizon's upcoming Droid Turbo and, if true, this thing has the best specs of any… » 10/16/14 12:13pm 10/16/14 12:13pm