Nintendo Is So Annoying About Smartphones

You know what would be cool? If Nintendo released its old games on smartphones. Instead, Nintendo has another plan: Releasing more smartphone games on the 3DS. Oh. » 2/06/15 6:30am 2/06/15 6:30am

Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on… » 11/23/14 8:00am 11/23/14 8:00am

Don't Use Real Rabbits as Your Smartphone Case

Earlier this month, a Twitter user in Japan uploaded a photo of a "bunny smartphone case." The image was retweeted over 37,000 times and, of course, has spawned a meme. Of course! » 10/23/14 4:30am 10/23/14 4:30am

This Is How You Fly 200,000 iPhones from China to the US

If you're hoping for a new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and haven't nailed yours down yet, you're effectively screwed for the time being. But if you were one of the lucky 4 million buyers, there's a decent-ish chance your shiny new toy is in the photo above, where it just flew across the Pacific, boarded up with more than… » 9/15/14 2:58pm 9/15/14 2:58pm

Apple Watch: Everything You Need to Know

It's finally here. The shadow of an "iWatch" has already spawned an army of smartwatches but now Apple's first wearable is here in the flesh. It's beautiful, it's called the "Apple Watch," and you control it by using that little watch knob. » 9/09/14 1:58pm 9/09/14 1:58pm

​iPhone 6: A Little Bit Bigger, A Whole Lot Better

This is it. Apple just announced the iPhone 6—and the iPhone 6 Plus—a sleek sliver of aluminum that comes in two sizes. The screen on the smaller of the two measures 4.7-inches diagonally, and depending on the nature of your needs (and the size of your hands) it might just be the perfect phone for you. » 9/09/14 1:07pm 9/09/14 1:07pm

Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi is working on a new role-playing game. Called Terra Battle, it is slated for smartphones. Details are currently scant, but Sakaguchi reveals more about the game in the upcoming issue of Famitsu. » 7/01/14 7:20am 7/01/14 7:20am

Chinese Man Makes $2,400 A Month Selling Smartphone Screen Protectors

Let's face it, modern smartphones, with their giant glass screens, are in constant danger! Those glorious screens can be easily scuffed. To protect them, people often put on screen protectors—and in China, applying screen protection might actually be a profitable livelihood. » 4/28/14 5:00am 4/28/14 5:00am

Japan sure loves smartphone games. A new report (via TechInAsia) states that smartphone games now make up half of the country's gaming market, increasing 178 percent compared to last year. Wowzers. » 3/27/14 5:50am 3/27/14 5:50am

Forget Hunky Men, You Want to Date Buggy Men

In Japan, "otome" (maiden) games give players a slew of handsome men from which to choose. A recent game offers much more than that. Say hello to buggy men! » 12/16/13 5:30am 12/16/13 5:30am

The Phones Worth Your Money

This content is brought to you by the Commerce Team, the same group of writers and product enthusiasts that put together your daily daily roundups: Gizmodo Deals, Kotaku Deals, and Lifehacker Deals. We work independently of Gizmodo Editorial Staff to bring you the best deals and tell you about our own favorite… » 11/10/13 11:15am 11/10/13 11:15am

Underpants for Phones Offer Much Needed Protection and Giggles

If your mobile phone is naked, you’re totally behind the fashion curve. Since this spring over a million pure silicone panties were sold in Japan. Silicone may not sound like the most comfortable of lingerie materials but they weren’t your ordinary underwear; they were mini-panties, boxer briefs, special underwear… » 10/21/13 5:00am 10/21/13 5:00am

iPhone 5S Review: A Great Phone, With a Whole Lot of Buts

The trajectory of the iPhone is, in most ways, the trajectory of Apple over the past decade. Insane ambition, untouchable dominance, the inevitable slowing of momentum. And now, reinvention, sort of. Mostly from iOS 7, partly from the iPhone 5S itself. But underneath it all, it's still just an iPhone. And that's still… » 9/27/13 3:11pm 9/27/13 3:11pm

Louis C.K. Explains Why Smartphones Are Awful, And It's Heartbreaking

Jabs about how we can't stop checking our phones are incredibly common, but that doesn't stop comedian Louis C.K. from having some hilarious, if not sad insight as to why we do it. Hint: it's not because we're happy and fulfilled. » 9/20/13 12:45pm 9/20/13 12:45pm

Apple iPhone 5S: Everything You Need to Know

There's a new iPhone. Well, to be completely accurate there are two new iPhones. But the new iPhone 5S is Apple's flagship phone and it's the best iPhone you can buy. It looks exactly like how the iPhone 5 looked last year but with improved internals and guts that will make everything run even faster. Twice as fast,… » 9/10/13 1:34pm 9/10/13 1:34pm

Our New iPhone Liveblog Starts Right Here, Right Now

Welcome friends! In just a few hours, Apple's going to take the wrapping off of the updated iPhone 5S and the all new, budget-friendly iPhone 5C. We'll be covering it all live, right here. Join us! » 9/09/13 11:11am 9/09/13 11:11am