Does Google Think Gen Z Is the Answer to Its Green Text Woes?

Does Google Think Gen Z Is the Answer to Its Green Text Woes?

Will Android and Apple ever play nice? Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo This week, alongside a massive unveiling of brand new foldable devices and accessories from Samsung, Google put out its own ad campaign in an attempt to rally the troops against Apple’s tyrannical reign on messaging. Google’s #getthemessage Campaign to stoke the flames of … Read more

The Modular Gamevice Flex Controller Wants You to Keep Your Phone in Its Case

The Modular Gamevice Flex Controller Wants You to Keep Your Phone in Its Case

The biggest challenge facing the growing number of clamp-on gamepads that promise to turn your smartphone into a handheld console is their limited compatibility, especially when it comes to fitting your phone. The Gamevice Flex wants to change that with a modular design that can be reconfigured to support almost any phone, even when inside … Read more

How To Actually Play Netflix’s Surprisingly Terrific Games

How To Actually Play Netflix’s Surprisingly Terrific Games

Image: Digital Sun Yes, Netflix has some excellent games, but no one’s playing them. According to a recent report, less than 1 percent of people who subscribe to the streaming service actually avail themselves of its free games. That stat surely isn’t helped by the process you’ve gotta go through to play, which, while not … Read more

Elden Ring Fans Rejoice As Dreaded Bloodhound Step Nerfed In Enormous Gameplay Update

Elden Ring Fans Rejoice As Dreaded Bloodhound Step Nerfed In Enormous Gameplay Update

Screenshot: FromSoftware It’s been a while since Elden Ring saw any love, but patch 1.06 is here. There’s not much in the way of new additions, though notably the update means you can now do co-op or invasions in multiple places at once in addition to having a larger invasion area. There’s also a new … Read more

Rollback Netcode Announcements Made For Multiple Fighting Games At EVO 2022

Rollback Netcode Announcements Made For Multiple Fighting Games At EVO 2022

Image: Bandai Namco EVO, the year’s biggest fighting games event, went down over the weekend, and in terms of news perhaps the biggest announcement was that not one but two games will be getting Rollback Netcode improvements over the next 12 months. Don’t know what that means, or why it’s important? I got you! So … Read more

Let’s Remember Some Cables

Let’s Remember Some Cables

Image: Gizmodo/Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Gizmodo is 20 years old! To celebrate the anniversary, We’re looking back At some of the most significant ways our lives have been thrown for a loop by our digital tools. Glance at your laptop and you might see a single USB-C cable. The industry is consolidating to a universal interface used … Read more