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A nifty little site featuring the latest in techno-lust. In the world of fine found linkage, I'm much more of a consumer than a producer... but occasionally I come across some tasty little morsel. Let the coveting begin. [via A Beat Experience]
posted by silusGROK (15 comments total)
Gizmodo has been around since last July; it's been referred to once or twice around here without being linked to per se (at least not that I could find), but its mindshare in the blogging world is considerable. It's also significant in that it's meant to be a profitable venture. See Matt's post to Blogroots last August.
posted by mcwetboy at 7:28 AM on March 13, 2003

Another site to which I shall invariably become addicted. Thanks a lot.

I'm not sure if I'm being sarcastic or not . . .
posted by aladfar at 7:31 AM on March 13, 2003

Gizmodo has been on my blog roll for months and as far as I'm concerned is invaluable. While the content is certainly fun, and I covet about 75% of it... I suspect this FPP would have been better served if we looked at the business aspect of this site and it's sister site Gawker. Blogs with backers. An interesting concept. These folks are doing it right. These folks aren't.

On preview... yea what mcwetboy said.
posted by KnitWit at 7:34 AM on March 13, 2003

I'm fairly certain that most of the stuff I come across will be old-hat for at least some of the folks around here, as y'all seem to really get around... that said, a little FPP for those that haven't seen it before is just what the doctor ordered.

As for it being a for-profit venture, cool! I didn't notice... which may be the point.
posted by silusGROK at 7:58 AM on March 13, 2003

I'm surprised this hasn't been a front page post yet.

I like the idea (and am mulling a for-profit blog myself) but I find I don't get into Gizmodo. Maybe I'm just not a big enough techno-freak. Of course, as I write this, I've spotted several things I now covet, so maybe I'm just deluding myself...
posted by me3dia at 8:29 AM on March 13, 2003


same idea, more pictures
posted by five fresh fish at 8:49 AM on March 13, 2003

Gizmodo is great, and's truly a weblog - rich in links to other sites.

I can't wait to get my USB toothbrush!
posted by Jos Bleau at 8:49 AM on March 13, 2003

PlayStation 3 is coming out this year?!? And I'm still working on FFX! <sigh>
posted by SealWyf at 8:59 AM on March 13, 2003

The PS3 thing was a false rumor based on a bad translation of a press release. Get back in there and finish up.
posted by yerfatma at 9:31 AM on March 13, 2003

As a geek, I don't just want to see a small picture of the product, a short description, and possibly a link to Amazon.com. I want to see the specs, benchmarks, usability reviews, etc. Without these things, Gizmodo seems awfully empty of information.
posted by gyc at 9:36 AM on March 13, 2003

Most of the Gizmodo posts also include links to relevant reviews (when available), or at least product webpages, press releases, etc.

There's plenty of information.
posted by briank at 9:48 AM on March 13, 2003

It needs comments.
posted by smackfu at 10:27 AM on March 13, 2003

my one complaint Smackfu
posted by KnitWit at 1:22 PM on March 13, 2003

posted by specialk420 at 3:14 PM on March 13, 2003

Yeah, comments would be nice, but after seeing this link at Gizmodo, i think i will be a regular reader.

Gadgets rock.
posted by quin at 3:37 PM on March 13, 2003

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