Monthly Archives : December 2016

Pokémon Sun and Moon review: Dawn of a new era

Evolution is one of the key tenets of Pokémon. As your monsters grow and level up, they eventually transform into bigger, more powerful creatures, opening up new move sets and methods of play. And yet for years, Pokémon as a…

No Comments / 62 View / December 28, 2016

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare review: To Infinity Ward and beyond

With Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 both jostling for FPS supremacy last month, you might say Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has come too late in the day to really make its mark. Despite flinging the franchise even further afield…

No Comments / 35 View / December 26, 2016

iPhone 6s Shutdown Issue Might Be Bigger Than Apple Thought

Buried in yesterday’s support update on iPhone 6S shutdowns was the news that that the problem might be more widespread than we thought. First, some background. Back in November, a consumer protection group in China asked Apple to investigate problems…

No Comments / 21 View / December 25, 2016

Samsung Catches A Break For Once

Back in 2011, Apple called Samsung a bunch of no-good, phone-stealing copycats (legally speaking,) demanding nearly $US1 billion ($1.3 billion). Fast forward five years and the South Korean electronics giant that’s now best known for producing pocket-sized explosives got what…

No Comments / 37 View / December 23, 2016

How To Solve The Most Common Problems In Android 7.0 Nougat

Android Nougat may not be on a huge number of handsets right now, but if you own a Nexus device or a Pixel device, you’re probably messing around with it already. In case your Nougat experience has been buggy, these are…

No Comments / 35 View / December 22, 2016

Apple’s Excuse For Random iPhone Shutdowns Sounds Weird But OK

After Apple announced it would offer customers replacement batteries for the iPhone 6S batch that randomly shuts off, the company now knows why the problem occurred: Air. Specifically, ambient air a crucial battery component was exposed to for too long….

No Comments / 34 View / December 20, 2016

Win! One Of Three Sony Xperia XZ Android Phones

In case you hadn’t heard, we’re giving away three $999 flagship Sony Xperia XZ phones on Gizmodo this week. Want to win one? Here’s how you do that. We’re going to be running this little competition all week, so you’ve…

No Comments / 33 View / December 19, 2016

Here Are Apple’s Top Apps And Games Of 2016

Apple’s App Store gurus have decided on their favourite apps and games that came out in 2016. Here they are — and strangely enough, they’re not the most downloaded apps like Pokemon Go or Facetune. Some of these aren’t surprising…

No Comments / 106 View / December 17, 2016

Google’s Daydream VR Is Only Getting Better

We think Google’s soft, friendly Daydream View virtual reality headset is — just quietly — one of the biggest leaps forward that VR has had this year. It’s relatively affordable, easy to set up and use, and includes a motion-sensitive…

No Comments / 86 View / December 16, 2016

How To Use Gmail’s Labels To Keep Your Inbox Neat And Tidy

Labels are Gmail’s secret weapon that let you organise your inbox on your own terms. Once they’re set up, they do most of your message processing automatically and make it easier to skim through your inbox. If you’re not using…

No Comments / 64 View / December 14, 2016