Is Jailbreaking and Modding Still Worth It in 2019?

Image: Gizmodo The modding and jailbreaking community is not as vibrant as it once was, as…

This Extremely Tiny Gaming Laptop Recreates the ThinkPad’s Iconic Nipple As a Joystick

Aside from maybe Apple’s MacBooks, there isn’t a line of laptops with as much brand recognition…

I Would Love to Run Android on My Nintendo Switch, but I’m Too Much of a Coward

Photo: Gizmodo Following the reveal of an unpatchable exploit in the Nintendo Switch back in January…

It Would Take This 50-Year-Old NASA Computer More Than a Quintillion Years to Mine a Single Bitcoin Block

Ken Shirriff is a hardware hacker who also has a penchant for restoring old computers, including…

How Many of Your Smart Gadgets Can Actually Get a Virus?

Photo: Adam Clark Estes (Gizmodo) You might have noticed the brouhaha over the since-deleted Samsung tweet…

New Raspberry Pi 4 Gets Major Upgrades, Still Cheap

It’s rare to come across a bespoke gadget or a cleverly hacked device that doesn’t have…

These DIY Hot Glued AirPods Are Definitely Not a Status Symbol, but They Only Cost $4 to Build

It doesn’t matter how easy they are to pair with your phone, paying $160 for a…

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border’s License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked

A car-mounted LPRPhoto: Danny Johnston (AP) Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider…