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Mat Honan’s Favorite Gizmodo Post [Gizmodo10]

The best thing Gizmodo has ever published was Joel Johnson's "Bias Journalism" post. It was just so damn honest. So heartfelt. So well-written. The language is beautiful and evocative and brutal. Oh so brutal! And it's also just so Gizmodo. More »


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Mat Honan

August 16th

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Windows Phone 8 Looks Great, but It Screws Existing Users [Windows Phone]

Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8 today, with multi-core support, a new Start screen, native code sharing with its forthcoming Windows 8, a new Wallet feature for mobile payments, SD card support, more screen resolution support, and IE 10. Phew. More »


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Mat Honan

June 20th

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Windows Phone 8 Looks Great, but It Screws Existing Users [Windows Phone]

Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8 today, with multi-core support, a new Start screen, native code sharing with its forthcoming Windows 8, a new Wallet feature for mobile payments, SD card support, more screen resolution support, and IE 10. Phew. More »


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Mat Honan

June 20th

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Why a Keyboard—not a Processor or Screen or Anything Else—Is the Only Way to Beat Apple [Microsoft]

The killer (or be killed) feature of that new Microsoft Surface for Windows RT is its keyboard. The tablet itself is a wonderful device. It's got a great body and a (seemingly) fast processor. But input is everything. More »


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Mat Honan

June 19th

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Why a Keyboard—not a Processor or Screen or Anything Else—Is the Only Way to Beat Apple [Microsoft]

The killer (or be killed) feature of that new Microsoft Surface for Windows RT is its keyboard. The tablet itself is a wonderful device. It's got a great body and a (seemingly) fast processor. But input is everything. More »


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Mat Honan

June 19th

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Hands On With Microsoft Surface for Windows RT [Microsoft]

Microsoft's event today was long on promise and short on specs. RAM? We dunno. Processor speed? We dunno. Price? We dunno. Release date? We dunno. But even a very brief hands-on made something abundantly clear: It's a super solid device and if Microsoft can deliver what it demoed, the iPad finally has a real competitor and Android has a big goddamn problem. More »


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Mat Honan

June 19th

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Microsoft Surface Tablets: Worth the Wait (Updating Live) [Video]

We're at Microsoft's mystery "event" in Los Angeles today, where if the rumors are true it will announce its own tablet in short order. But will it be the next Xbox, or the next Zune? We'll soon see. Stay tuned. More »


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Mat Honan

June 18th

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El Bulli: Cooking in Progress: Inside the World’s Greatest Food Lab [Movie Night]

One of the great regrets of my life is that I'll never have the chance to sample a meal at El Bulli, the now-closed Spanish restaurant considered by very many to be the best in the world, where chef Ferran Adrià pushed the frontiers of food. This documentary by Gereon Wetzel will likely be as close as I get to experiencing a meal there. More »


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Mat Honan

June 15th

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El Bulli: Cooking in Progress: Inside the World’s Greatest Food Lab [Movie Night]

One of the great regrets of my life is that I'll never have the chance to sample a meal at El Bulli, the now-closed Spanish restaurant considered by very many to be the best in the world, where chef Ferran Adrià pushed the frontiers of food. This documentary by Gereon Wetzel will likely be as close as I get to experiencing a meal there. More »


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Mat Honan

June 15th

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Humans Love Apple Events Because Humans Love Spaceships [Opinion]

Dan Lyons, the guy who used to be Fake Steve Jobs, has a story today that asks "once upon a time we put a man on the moon. Now we pee our pants over retina displays. WTF happened to us?" The answer is really easy: We're the same as we've always been. We love to watch things change. More »


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Mat Honan

June 12th

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