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11:58 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable NASA Confirms: No Major Discovery in Curiositys Mars Soil Sample
Today NASA released data confirming that Curiosity's soil samples do not contain the rumored "earth-shaking" discovery.More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, NASA, space...
11:43 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable IEEEs Robot iPad App is Robot Heaven
Robots App's List of Highlighted Robots Click here to view this gallery.IEEE's Robots iPad app is well done, enriching and good fun. It's a must have app for every robo...
11:28 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable iTunes 11 Finally Available for Download
At long last, iTunes 11 is finally available for download.Apple was originally supposed to release iTunes 11 -- a total revamp of the longstanding music and apps manager in October. The launch was the...
11:08 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable popSLATE Case Gives iPhone 5 a Second E-Ink Screen
The PopSLATE case gives your iPhone 5 another 4-inch display on the back. Its always-on E-Ink screen displays images and data while using minimal power.More About: e-ink, iPhone 5, iphone 5 cases, po...
10:57 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Yes, RIM Now Has a Third BlackBerry 10 Prototype
The prototype phase of Research In Motion's release of BlackBerry 10 is now officially a trilogy. The company just announced the Dev Alpha C, the first BlackBerry 10 device with a QWERTY keyboard.In a...
10:44 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Joe Bidens Trip to Costco Is Not Malarkey, Folks
"Is the reading level on these under age 70?" Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesClick here to view this gallery.Vice President Joe Biden brought a toothy grin's worth of holiday...
10:33 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Former NBC Universal CEO Named President of CNN
CNN has named Jeff Zucker, the former head of NBC Universal, as its new president.More About: cnn...
10:14 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Congress May Require Police to Get a Warrant for Your Emails
Should police be required to get a warrant before reading your emails? The Senate Judiciary Committee thinks so: it voted unanimously Thursday to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, a bi...
10:03 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Hands-On With the World-Changing $40 Tablet
Aakash2 The Aakash2 is available for $40.41 (2,263 rupees), but the government of India will subsidize half the cost for schoolchildren. The tablet is conceived as a too...
09:55 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable AT&T Named Worst Major Cellphone Carrier Again
AT&T has been named the worst-rated major cellphone carrier in the U.S. for the second year in a row, while Verizon Wireless nabbed the top spot again.More About: T-Mobile, att, cellphone, sprint...
09:39 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Controversial SOPA Author to Lead Congressional Tech Committee
Lamar Smith, the Texas Republican representative who authored the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), was selected Wednesday as the Chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee for the upc...
09:38 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Melt Your Brain With This Anamorphic Illusion
These three anamorphic illusions of a rubik's cube, roll of tape and sneaker will make your head spin. More About: Watercooler, optical illusions, viral videos...
09:02 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Equinox President Shares Top 5 Health and Fitness Innovations
Sarah Robb O'Hagan describes her picks for Mashable's Innovation Index.More About: Equinox, Innovation Index, Sports, fitness, mashable...
08:57 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable House Poised to Pass STEM Immigration Bill
The House will likely pass a bill allowing more foreign students who graduate from U.S. schools with advanced technical degrees to stay in the country.More About: House of Representatives, STEM, Scien...
08:36 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable NYPD Act of Kindness Goes Viral on Facebook
When New York Police Department officer Larry DePrimo was cold wearing two pairs of wool socks and combat boots, he couldn't imagine how freezing a barefoot man asking for change in Times Square felt....
08:20 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Internet Explorer 10 Ad Is Brutally Honest [VIDEO]
Think Internet Explorer sucks? You're not alone, and yes, Microsoft is painfully aware of its home-grown web browser's reputation, as this new ad makes clear.Simply titled "Do you know this guy?" the ...
08:16 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Syria Completely Cut Off From the Internet
The Internet became inaccessible in war-torn Syria early Thursday morning, according to sites that monitor global Internet traffic.None of Syria's 84 Internet Protocol (IP) address blocks were respons...
08:06 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Is 3D Printing Coming to a Staples Near You?
Full color, 3D printing is coming to a handful of European Staples stores in early 2013.More About: 3D printers, staples...
07:57 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Facebook and Pinterest Are the New Wedding Planners
After getting a new job or promotion, you probably post an update to Facebook, Twitter and other social profiles to let everyone in on the good news. But when something more personal happens -- like g...
07:37 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Court Orders Twitter to Continue Providing Data to PeopleBrowsr
In another example of Twitter's growing contentious relationship with its partners, a judge ordered the company to continue providing its data directly to PeopleBrowsr.PeopleBrowsr has used Twitter's ...
07:24 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable iPod Creator: Scott Forstall Got What He Deserved
Tony Fadell, the man considered to be the brains behind the iPod, told the BBC in a recent interview that Forstall "got what he deserved."More About: apple, ipod, scott forstall, trending...
07:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Nintendo President Apologizes for Wii U Set-Up Troubles
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said he's "very sorry" for the issues that greeted Wii U buyers on day one.Instead of enjoying their new gadget, Wii U owners were initially unable to use several servi...
07:01 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Facebook Hacks Its Employees to Teach Lessons on Cyberattacks [EXCLUSIVE]
Hacktober T-Shirt One of the t-shirt prizes awarded to Facebook members who reported cyber security attacks during Hacktober.Click here to view this gallery.When Faceboo...
06:22 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Windows Sales Down 21% Since Windows 8 Launch
Windows 8 may not be having the effect on sales that Microsoft had hoped. Sales are actually down 21% since the launch on Oct. 26, according to one researcher.The NPD Group reports that sales of Windo...
05:34 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Qloo Finds New Things For You To Watch, Read, Listen, Eat and Wear
New discovery engine Qloo offers recommendations based on things you already enjoy for music, film, TV, dining, nightlife, fashion, books and travel.More About: Dining, Music, Qloo, TV, books, disco...
05:09 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Apples New Santa Clara Campus and Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world. Today, were looking at three particularly interesting stories.Appl...
03:26 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Apple Could Release iTunes 11 on Thursday [REPORT]
Apple could launch the latest desktop version of iTunes as early as Thursday (Nov. 29), according to a report.The potential release date was revealed in a Wall Street Journal profile of Eddy Cue, Appl...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable 10 Family Christmas Cards on YouTube
1. Slade Family, 2011 If you don't have a pool to swim in this Christmas, don't feel bad about it. And if you d...
01:32 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Microsoft: Windows Phone 7.8 is Coming in Early 2013
Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.8, the next iteration of the WP7 platform, is coming in early 2013, the company announced Wednesday. The news disproves a recent rumor that pegged the release for Nov. 28, ...
01:02 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Cat Friend Vs. Dog Friend: If Humans Were Pets [VIDEO]
A new YouTube video sets out to answer the classic question: Do you prefer dogs or cats?But rather than feature the furry rivals in an animalistic showdown, the video has humans starring as our favori...
12:36 pm GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Monster Black Hole Is Biggest Ever Found
Astronomers have discovered what may be the most massive black hole ever known in a small galaxy about 250 million light-years from Earth, scientists say.More About: NASA, astronomy, space...
11:55 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable How to Master Instagram Tilt-Shift
Instagram's tilt-shift effect is the finishing touch on a work of smartphone art. It can be a masterstroke or a muddy mess, depending on how you use it. Too often, we've seen tilt-shift overused, misa...
11:28 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Phishing Scams and Spam Reportedly Down in October
Phishing scams on social networks have shrunk considerably in October, and spam in general has decreased too, according to a report by Internet security giant Kaspersky Lab released last Friday.Compar...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Dropcam Launches New iPad App
Dropcam has recently launched a new iPad app that allows users to watch multiple streams on an Apple tablet. The app is designed to allow you to take a peek at what's going on in front of your Dropcam...
10:31 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Gadgets Make Cameos in Britney Spears and Will.I.Ams New Video
The manically paced new music video for Will.i.am and Britney Spearss Scream and Shout throws in cameos from several gadgets. Which ones do you spot? More About: Entertainment, Music, Tech, britney sp...
10:01 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Making the Burly Tumbler Batmobile From The Dark Knight Rises [EXCLUSIVE]
This exclusive video clip from 'The Dark Knight Rises' Blu-ray package gives a very cool glimpse at the Tumbler, the savage vehicle Batman uses in the Christopher Nolan trilogy. More About: Movies, Th...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Munchery Offers Same-Day Deliveries of Fresh Meals From Local Chefs
Munchery offers fresh meals prepared daily by local, professional chefs that you can order and have delivered the same day for dinner.More About: Startups, The Launchpad...
08:27 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable This Is How Much Time You Spend on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr
Social media now accounts for 18% of time spent online, according to a new infographic.Since 2006, the amount of time that the average person spent on social-networking sites has more than doubled, fr...
08:05 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Zynga Holiday Campaign Turns Virtual Goods Into Real-World Donations
Zynga launched its first-ever holiday philanthropy campaign Wednesday, turning the virtual goods in its addictive games into real-world charitable gifts.For as little as $1, customers can purchase an ...
07:28 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Permanent Samsung Printer Password Puts Networks at Risk
A permanent password built into Samsung printers could give an attacker access to sensitive networks, information system configuration controls and any information the printer receives, a United State...
06:50 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable From Condoms to Beef: 5 Goody Boxes to Send Your Dude
Manpacks, a subscription service for men's products (see gallery below), asserts that most men hate to shop, but whether you love it or hate it, finding time to buy all the little things you need in l...
06:25 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable LivingSocial Slated to Lay Off 400
LivingSocial, the D.C.-based daily deals site, is reportedly preparing for major layoffs from its U.S. team.More About: daily deals, living social...
06:07 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Space Weather Forecast System Could Cost $2 Billion
Variations in space weather have the potential to disrupt the electric power grid, telecommunications and Global Positioning Systems -- virtually all public infrastructure. To predict such disruptions...
05:41 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Facebook Wants Your Credit Card Information
After the re-launch of Gifts, Facebook seems extra motivated to get your credit card information and physical address, in what could be another attempt to gather more data about you and sell more targ...
05:22 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Lets Face it: Most Social Media Marketing Is a Waste of Time
The social media marketing backlash has begun. Blame the unlikely team of The Onion and IBM. The former dropped a pitch-perfect takedown of socmedia "experts" right before Thanksgiving. Then Big Blue ...
05:02 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable 10 Free Facebook Cover Photos Full of Holiday Cheer
1. Ornamental by Fcoverphotos This design's great grungy tones give it a contemporary feel. Click here to view this gallery.You decorate your home, your workplace and so...
04:39 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Angry Birds: Star Wars Has an Evil Twin
Criminals create an app that looks similar to Angry Birds to obtain identifiable information,commit fraud and wreak havoc on users devices.More About: android, angry birds star wars, security, spammer...
04:16 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable A Hilarious Guide to Texting for the Elderly
Texting can be difficult to master, especially for people who grew up communicating through snail mail and tin can phones. Yes, we're talking about elderly people. Sure, Grandma and Grandpa are trying...
04:04 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Siri Is Useless When it Comes to Picking Powerball Numbers
Siri is somewhat less-than-helpful when it comes to picking great random numbers for the $550M Powerball drawing.More About: apple, iPhone 5, lottery, powerball, siri...
03:55 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Apples Latest iPad Mini Ads Are Genius
Apple's latest print ads for the iPad Mini cleverly show off what the reading experience is like on the device.More About: ipad mini...
03:39 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable 21 Great Minds on What it Means to Be an Entrepreneur
Are entrepreneurs creative, confident, driven or just plain insane? Favorite Valley Girl Show guests weigh in.More About: entrepreneurs, small business tips, startup, valleygirltv...
03:26 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Patent Dispute May Halt BlackBerry Sales
A patent dispute between Nokia and RIM could ban BlackBerry sales.The dispute centers around a WLAN (wireless local area network) patent owned by Nokia which allows RIM devices to connect to Wi-Fi net...
03:12 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Radio Stations Offering to Split Powerball Winnings With Facebook Fans
Looking for a slice of the $550 million Powerball pie? Try checking your local radio station's Facebook page.Several radio stations across the country are posting pictures of their Powerball tickets t...
03:00 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Ermahgerd! The 12 Best Memes of 2012
12. Photobombing Stingray Five years ago, three college girls on a Caribbean vacation got a serious case of the heebeejeebies when a stingray photobombed their say chees...
02:47 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Tajikistan Blocks Facebook, Considered Hotbed of Slander
The Republic of Tajikistan, in central Asia, has ordered all the country's Internet providers to cut citizens from the website over 'slander' issues. More About: Facebook, ISP block, Newsy, videos...
02:31 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Barnes & Noble: That Ebook is Only Yours Until Your Credit Card Expires
If you think buying an ebook for your Nook is a one-time purchase, think again.A reader at The Consumerist said that when he tried to download an ebook he'd purchased months before through Barnes ...
02:18 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Cartoon Curiosity Rover Solves Earths Biggest Mysteries
Inspired by "Dumb Ways to Die" on YouTube, Cool Things to Find follows Curiosity rover as she drives on Mars, discovering random items Earth has lost.More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, NASA, car...
02:03 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Obama Wants You to Tweet Congress Your Support for His Tax Plan
If you thought the end of the election meant the end of political hashtags on Twitter, think again. Barack Obama in a speech Wednesday rallied the public to tweet and email Congress with the hashtag #...
01:41 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable 3 Small Businesses Youll Love to Shop Online
This holiday season, support small business and buy your gifts in their online shops. Here are three places to start.More About: holiday shopping, online shopping, small businesses...
01:25 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable UN Watchdog Hacked Over Israel Nuclear Program
The International Atomic Energy Agency, a United Nations group charged with overseeing nuclear energy and weapons, announced this week it was hacked by a group that posted a petition demanding the IAE...
01:15 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With Behance Founder Scott Belsky
Streaming live on Mashable, Behance founder Scott Belsky will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Nov. 29. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initia...
01:00 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Dubstep and 8-Bit Meet in Skrillexs New Game
Electronic music artist Skrillex released his first foray into the gaming realm Wednesday, with the browser-based Skrillex Quest.Skrillex partnered with developer Jason Oda to create the 8-bit homage ...
12:58 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Share Your Passion With Red Photos
You may choose to disagree, but we think that red is the most striking color on the spectrum. What other color is more versatile, more memorable, more popular in figures of speech? It's an almost over...
12:45 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Wil Wheaton Auctions Ruined Star Trek Card for Charity
'Star Trek: The Next Generation' star Wil Wheaton is auctioning a signed card of his character for charity. Spoiler alert: may contain Shades of Justice.More About: Social Good, Star Trek, charity, eb...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable General Electric Pitches an Industrial Internet
General Electric has a new name for where it thinks its business is headed: the industrial Internet.More About: General Electric, internet...
12:13 am GMT - Thu, November 29, 2012
Mashable Andrew Mason: Groupon Going Bankrupt is an Absurd Scenario
Groupon isn't going anywhere, but Andrew Mason might be. That was the message given off by Mason, Groupon's co-founder and CEO,during an interview with Henry Blodget at Business Insider's Ingition con...
11:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Spot the Famous Robots in This GE Ad
Robby the Robot (from Forbidden Planet) and KITT (from Knight Rider) are among the robots that make cameos in this ad for GE that celebrates robots, fictional and otherwise.The ad, the latest in the b...
11:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable In Severe Weather, Experts Look to You for Ground Truth
Meteorologists look to social media to find the latest ground reports during severe weather. Here's how to get reporters to see your photos and updates.More About: Hurricane Sandy, Weather, abc, citiz...
11:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Camera Is a Game Changer [REVIEW]
Samsung Galaxy Camera The Samsung Galaxy Camera ($499) is a very successful merger of Android with a point-and-shoot camera. It takes great photos, which you can immedi...
11:16 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable See Kevin Costner in a 1983 Apple Commercial
"Two Kinds of People," featuring Kevin Costner (1983) Introducing the Lisa computer. Click here to view this ga...
10:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Does This New Electric Bike Get Your Wheels Turning?
There are plenty of ways to get around a city, to suit nearly every lifestyle: trains, cars, rollerblades and subways. But, the one you may not see on the streets of most urban cities is the electric ...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Paypal Nearly Tripled Mobile Payment Volume on Cyber Monday
On Cyber Monday Paypal saw payments through mobilesas opposed to online in generalgo up by 190% as against the same day in 2011.More About: cyber monday, mobile payments, paypal...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable eBay Removes Glenn Becks Urine-Soaked Obama Bobblehead
In a bizarre publicity stunt turned online censorship debate, eBay on Wednesday morning took down conservative commentator Glenn Beck's auction of a Barack Obama bobblehead doused in beer serving as a...
10:17 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Bing Attacks Google With New Scroogled Campaign
Bing launched a new online campaign Wednesday attacking Google for what it refers to as their "unfair 'pay-to-rank' shopping practices."More About: Google, bing...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable 10 Mobile Apps to Control Your TV
1. XBMC You don't need a separate piece of hardware just a computer that can talk to your TV. Download this remote for your Android phone and run all of your media thro...
09:45 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Give the WowWee Light Strike to Your Favorite Laser Tag Opponent
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.When your child isn't spending his time glued to a smartphone or tablet, L...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Fast Food Robot Builds The Perfect Burger
San Francisco-based robotics startup, Momentum Machines aims to revolutionize the fast food industry with an automated burger machine. While preparing for the launch of its new restaurant chain, the c...
09:16 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable 5 Apps to Cure Your Black Friday Hangover
1. Smoopa Chances are you overpaid for something on Black Friday. Luckily, theres a smart way to find out. Smoopa lets you scan just about anything at home to determine ...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Your Holiday Cards, Sent in Bulk via Facebook [EXCLUSIVE]
It's beginning to look a lot like December, which means it's time for that annual chore: sitting with a mountain of envelopes, expensive cards and a post office worth of stamps. But what if you could ...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable The Top 5 Gadget Innovations of 2012
Our lives are full of gadgets, but their proliferation hasn't led to a well-spring of amazing and imaginative new devices. Instead, we have a lot of similar tablets, devices, phones, you name it. Ther...
08:52 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable IPad Mini in Short Supply Until Next Year
Apple's shiniest new 7-inch tablet is in short supply due to overseas production issues that could make the device hard to come by until early next year.More About: apple, ipad mini...
08:38 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable North Korea May Launch Rocket, Photo Shows
North Korea may be preparing to attempt another rocket launch in the next few weeks, new satellite imagery suggests.The photo, which was taken Monday (Nov. 26), shows increased activity at North Korea...
08:26 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Is This Apples First-Ever TV Commercial?
One YouTube user has created a playlist of every single Apple TV commercial ever made -- 485 in total -- including what may be the company's first-ever ad.More About: apple, commercials...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Will the World End Next Month? NASA Says No Way
By now, we've all heard the silly rumor that the world is going to end on December 21, 2012. A few different causes are "threatening" to strip us of our mortal coils: the Mayans got lazy and stopped a...
07:58 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Vimeo Launches Faster, More Social Video App for iPhone
Video-sharing platform Vimeo launched a new iPhone app with the ability to upload recorded videos faster and share them to social media sites.More About: App, Vimeo, iOS, iphone...
07:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable You Can Now Pre-Order Books in Google Play Store
Google has enhanced its Google Play Store with the ability to pre-order upcoming books.The best way to find books that will be available soon is to check out Google's "New and Coming Soon" section on ...
07:41 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. "Checkmate" comes from the Persian "Shh Mt," which means "the king is helpless." As chess made its way from India to Persia as a staple of courtly education, its rule...
07:13 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Marissa Mayer Speaks of God, Family, Yahoo in First Interview as CEO
In her first interview as CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer said it's all about "God, family and Yahoo -- in that order," but her strategy appeared to be mostly about mobile.Mayer, who joined Yahoo as chief...
04:58 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Love Cats? Pay to Play With Them Online
An online service called iPet Companion allows you to remotely control kitty toys so you can keep otherwise bored cats entertained. A signal is relayed from the servers at iPet Companion to the contro...
04:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Leaked Concept Art Reveals Details of Bungies Upcoming Destiny Game
Bungie, the game developer behind popular title Halo, has acknowledged the leaked concept art for its upcoming title 'Destiny' is real. The concept art, along with some advertising copy, was unearthed...
03:22 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Facebook Censors Photo After Mistaking Elbow for Breast [VIDEO]
What's the difference between an elbow and a breast? For Facebook, not much. The social network recently removed a misleading photo of a woman in a bathtub because it mistook her elbow for a bare brea...
02:37 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Axiom Now Available at U.S. Cellular for $79
Samsung's budget-friendly smartphone, the Galaxy Axiom, is now available at U.S. Cellular.Similar in specifications to the Galaxy S III Mini, it sports a 4-inch, 800 x 480 pixel screen, a 1.2 GHz dual...
01:58 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Watch This Real-Life Spider-Man Leap Across London [VIDEO]
Spider-Man may be able to crawl on walls and spin webs, but he is just a comic-book character, after all. Instead, catch a glimpse of his real-life counterpart in a new YouTube video.Clad in the super...
12:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Why Video Chat Doesnt Suck
Several days ago, Mashable posted an article entitled "Why Does Video Chat Still Suck?," by Rob Lammle. While Rob makes some great points, there is a whole world in which video chat doesnt suck take...
11:57 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable iPhone Case Transforms Touchscreen into Keypad [VIDEO]
If you're feeling nostalgic for tactile keys, a conceptual iPhone case transforms your touchscreen into an old-school keypad. Designer Moon Myounghak has created a case that features a physical set of...
11:07 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Ericsson Suing Samsung for Patent Infringement [VIDEO]
Fresh off a courtroom beatdown at the hands of Apple over patent infringement charges, Samsung is now being sued by Ericsson for similar alleged offenses. More About: Tech, ericsson, patent infringeme...
10:17 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Alien Hairspray May Help Us Find E.T.
Hairspray might one day serve as the sign that aliens have reshaped distant worlds, researchers say. Such research to find signs of alien technology is now open to funding from the public.Science fict...
09:29 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Are Your Holiday Cards Bad for the Environment?
Everyone loves getting a letter during the holidays from someone they know. But you might want to consider the environmental costs before sending out holiday cards in the physical mailbox. In 2011 the...
08:38 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Windows Phone 8 Update Will Reportedly Include VPN Support, Audio Improvements
Microsoft is reportedly working on an update for Windows Phone 8.According to The Verge, the update, codenamed Apollo Plus, will bring new features to the mobile operating system that were not present...
07:59 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable 4 Ways to Be More Creative and Productive
Do you ever find yourself thinking, Well, I could move to San Francisco, or New York, or China or Chile! And I could work in tech, or fashion, or marketing or something else! while another voice in yo...
07:29 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Abominable Snowman Uses Windows Phone To Find Dates
Its tough being the Abominable Snowman, especially when it comes to making friends and finding someone to love.Luckily, Windows Phone is here to help. In a new YouTube video promoting Window Phone 8, ...
06:58 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Can Viral Sports Videos Give Kenyan Orphans a Better Future?
Two videos of Kenyan orphans reenacting famous sports moments have gone viral. The man behind the videos hopes viewers will donate cash to build the kids a field of their own. More About: Sports, phi...
06:41 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Powerball Photo Fever! 5,000 Players Instagram Their Tickets
If you needed a reason not to buy a ticket for Wednesday's $500 million-plus Powerball lottery, here are a few. In fact, here are 5,000 -- roughly, the number of people who have taken pictures of thei...
06:35 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Retina Implant Instantly Turns Text Into Braille
Retina implants are already being used to restore partial vision to patients who have lost their sight through outer retinal degeneration. While those implants do restore some sight, patients often st...
06:24 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Monitor Alerts Parents if Baby Stops Breathing
Every new parent has, at one point, stood over a sleeping baby and asked the same question; how do I make sure my baby is still breathing, even when I'm not with her? We have high tech monitors that l...
06:24 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Smart Sock Alerts Parents if Baby Stops Breathing
Every new parent has, at one point, stood over a sleeping baby and asked the same question; how do I make sure my baby is still breathing, even when I'm not with her? We have high tech monitors that l...
06:13 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Boy Meets World Star Speaks Out on Tumblr About New Sequel
Attention, '90s kids. "Boy Meets World" stars Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel will reprise their roles as Cory and Topanga in a new series spin off. More About: 90s, Entertainment, TV, tumblr...
05:48 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Samsung Is the Breakthrough Brand of 2012
South Korea has about 0.7% of the world's population and is smaller than California, yet it was responsible for two instances of world domination in 2012.The first was Gangnam Style's Psy's frenetic j...
05:35 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Technology Can Fix the Budget Crisis
A pair of Clinton-era telecom regulators and card-carrying Democrats want to bring back some of the economic magic of the go-go 1990s with an ambitious plan to accelerate growth, shrink the national d...
05:15 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Gadget Connects to Lights to Help Hearing Impaired
The Spark Socket can do for the lights in your home what apps have done for smartphones, says Spark Socket founder Zach Supalla in a video on the project's Kickstarter page. Spark Socket is a small Wi...
04:59 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Polar App is the Ultimate Tool for Indecisive People
Polar lets users quickly set up polls to get feedback on timely issues ranging from purchasing decisions to pressing personal debates.More About: apps, startup...
04:45 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Watch Lunar Eclipse Darken Full Moon Wednesday
The western United States will be able to see the moon dip into Earth's shadow during a minor lunar eclipse on Nov. 28. Here's how to watch it online.More About: NASA, eclipse, moon, space...
04:33 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable News Blooper: What the Vacuum Cleaner Guy Saw
A news blooper that went viral Tuesday features a woman making a odd -- and seemingly unintentional -- non sequitor about her and the vacuum cleaner man. More About: Watercooler, news bloopers, viral ...
04:22 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable AMC Greenlights Drama About 1980s PC Boom
AMC ordered two scripted drama pilots Tuesday, one of which will embellish the 1980s personal computing boom. Halt & Catch Fire will tell the tech story “through the eyes of a visionary, an...
04:01 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Windows 8 Sells 40 Million Licenses in First Month
Reports of slow Windows 8 sales may be unfounded. Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it has sold more than 40 million licenses of Windows 8. On its Windows Blog, Microsoft writes that “Windows ...
03:50 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable 10 Pics of People Giving Back on #GivingTuesday
@liz_fort7 Having lunch at #ussco's @habitat_org house in Lake Co. #smallworld #GivingTuesday #edelchigivesClick here to view this gallery.As founding partners of #Givin...
03:28 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Women in Gaming Tweet About Sexist Industry With #1reasonwhy
[View the story "#1reasonwhy - Women Talk About Their Game Industry Experiences" on Storify]Women who work in the game industry took to Twitter Tuesday to express their feelings on sexism in the gamin...
03:12 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable 12 Ways to Nerd Up Your Christmas Tree
Bookworms Find a new home for books, other than collecting dust on a shelf.Via RedditClick here to view this gallery.Not a fan of the traditional red bows and white ligh...
02:51 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Are Your Facebook Friends Stressing You Out?
Your (Facebook) friends may be stressing you out. And the more you have, the more stressed you may be.Per a new report from the University of Edinburgh Business School, the more friends you have on Fa...
02:34 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Watch Live as Tim McGraw Makes a Music Video
Country staple Tim McGraw will give fans unprecedented access to the making of "One of Those Nights" in a live stream of the song's video shoot. The live stream from Ustream (watch above) begins Tuesd...
02:24 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Congressman Proposes 2-Year Ban on New Internet Laws
Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee and one of the most outspoken lawmakers on technology issues, posted to Reddit on Tuesday a draft bill proposing a halt new Internet...
02:14 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Did You Know 144.8 Billion Emails Are Sent Every Day?
We all send and receive a lot of email. In fact, a report earlier this year indicated that workers spend 28% of their time in their inbox. Yet only 14% of these emails are deemed "important." Then the...
02:03 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable The Big Curiosity Rover Discovery Is a Big Misunderstanding
When Curiosity chief scientist John Grotzinger sat down with NPR on Nov. 13, it was to discuss the rover's mission on Mars. But when the interview aired last week, it was just one quote on soil sample...
01:56 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable How to Stop the Next Fake Facebook Post Outbreak
Citizens of Internetland: we are at war, and the enemy is a virus. Not the kind we're used to hearing about, one that spreads via suspicious emails and turns our machines into mindless zombies for mas...
01:56 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable How to Stop the Next Viral Facebook Post Outbreak
Citizens of Internetland: we are at war, and the enemy is a virus. Not the kind we're used to hearing about, one that spreads via suspicious emails and turns our machines into mindless zombies for mas...
01:38 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable This Lil Robot Dances Circles Around Other Holiday Gifts
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.BERO could be the perfect companion for either your Android or iOS device....
01:25 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Newspaper Cites The Onion Article Naming Kim Jong-Un Sexiest Man Alive
Step aside, Matt Damon. A Communist Party newspaper in China cited a satirical 'Onion' article that named Kim Jon-Un the 'Sexiest Man Alive.' More About: North Korea, Viral, china, satire, the onion...
01:17 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable How Google Plans to Find the UnGoogleable
For three days last month, at eight randomly chosen times a day, my phone buzzed and Google asked me: What did you want to know recently? The answers I provided were part of an experiment involving me...
01:07 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Stop Looking Like a Fool With Facebook Law for Idiots
Hey, naive Nancy and gullible Greg, stop posting copyright notices on Facebook that use fancy schmancy terms like communiqu, Berner Convention and action. You may think you're erecting an invisible wa...
12:55 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable NYT Editor: I No Longer Attend Page One Meetings
The New York Times it is a-changin'. One sign? Executive Editor Jill Abramson no longer attends the paper's page one meetings, she disclosed on stage at Business Insider's Ignition conference in New...
12:55 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable NYT Editor No Longer Attends Page One Meetings
The New York Times it is a-changin'. One sign? Executive Editor Jill Abramson no longer attends the paper's page one meetings, she disclosed on stage at Business Insider's Ignition conference in New...
12:46 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Living With Lumia: The Final Verdict on Windows Phone 8
Can an iPhone-loving Apple fangirl survive using Windows Phone 8 for 10 days? The answer is a resounding yes. Our Living With Lumia challenge has come to an end and I have some final thoughts about No...
12:34 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Buzz This Week
Turkey Day television viewers treated themselves to floats and football and went online to talk about it, according to this week's Trendrr chart. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade scored sixth on thi...
12:24 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Watch This Apocalyptic Audio Cassette Go Awry
Design studio M-I-E's newest stop motion video is about the audio cassette -- both its life and death. More About: Vimeo, stop motion, videos...
12:10 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Get a 3D Model of Your Unborn Child
Lots of expecting couples get ultrasounds of their babies, and even take the grainy black-and-white pictures home. Now a clinic in Japan is offering models of the fetus, using 3D-printing technology.F...
12:02 am GMT - Wed, November 28, 2012
Mashable Highlight: The Struggle to Connect Strangers
Social networks are great ways to maintain connections with your friends and share relevant information, but how do you create a social network that helps you meet people?The ways we meet friends, bus...
11:50 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Gmail Users Now Can Send 10GB Files
Google announced Tuesday that it will be integrating Google Drive into Gmail, a move that will make it possible to send files up to a massive 10GB in size over email.A new button in the Gmail compose ...
11:39 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Apple Fires Manager in Charge of Maps
Apple has reportedly fired the manager in charge of its mapping software after a barrage of complaints from users.More About: apple maps...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable How to Save Your Phone When It Falls in the Toilet
Of all the things that belong in the toilet, most would agree that cellphones definitely don't make the list. Then how do 19% of cellphones end up in that soggy bowl? If you believe that some things a...
11:19 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Play Your Wii U Anywhere Even on a Train
Wii U on a Train No need for a TV set. If you plug the Wii U in, you can interact entirely with the GamePad. This is on a Japanese Shinkansen, a high-speed train.Click h...
11:09 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Man Who Sued Facebook and Zuckerberg Indicted for Fraud
Paul Ceglia, the 39-year-old western New York man who in 2010 sued Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg for 84% of the company, has been indicted on federal charges of wire and mail fraud for allegedly fa...
10:59 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Apollo 11 Moon Rocks Found in Storage Area
When Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins came back to Earth on July 24, 1969, they also brought home 22 kilograms of lunar rocks. President Nixon gave out many of those rocks as gifts, inc...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Happy #GivingTuesday!
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now we're here, #GivingTuesday, a new holiday focused on giving back. Mashable got involved in #GivingTuesday because we feel strongly that technology has the ability t...
10:39 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Sing Along With These 12 Holiday Songs on YouTube
1. 'Silent Night' Originally performed on Christmas Eve in 1818, in a sleepy, snow-covered Austrian town, this...
10:29 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Google Launches Defend Your Net Campaign in Germany
In its latest effort to bring attention to government action it considers threatening to the open web, Google is warning German citizens and lawmakers of the potential dangers posed by copyright chang...
10:19 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Rocker Andrew WK Blown Away After State Department Cancels His Trip
American rocker Andrew WK's plans to "promote partying and positive power," as he says, in the Middle East as a cultural ambassador have dissipated after the U.S. State Department rescinded its invita...
10:17 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Announcing the Nominees in Mashables 2012 Innovation Index
Our 15 Innovation Index curators selected the top 5 innovations in every category from entertainment and fashion to gadgets and travel.More About: Innovation Index, features, mashable...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Unveils Accessories Section With Cole Haan
Tumblr is continuing to divide up its popular Fashion vertical, breaking out a new Spotlight section for Accessories on Tuesday.The new section is sponsored by Cole Haan (which, by the by, was acquire...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Apple Overtakes Android in U.S. Thanks to iPhone 5 Sales [REPORT]
Apple is back on top of the smartphone market in the U.S., following the release of the latest iPhone, according to a new report.More About: android, iphone...
09:53 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable David Beckham Helps Snoop Lion Discover the True Meaning of the Holidays
If you were worried about how Snoop Lion (nee Dogg) is doing this holiday season, this video should put those concerns to rest. This 4-minute video, on behalf of Adidas, tells the tale of Ebenezer Sno...
09:43 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Watch the Chaotic Beauty of New York City Transit
What does a day of operation look like for one of the world's largest transit systems? YouTube user STLTransit answers that question with a mesmerizing visualization of transit data provided by New Yo...
09:28 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Learn How Hispanics Are Transforming Media
David Beck, head of social media at Univision Communications Inc., joins the Mashable Media Summit to discuss Hispanics' role in transforming the media landscape. Univision has created cross-platform ...
09:19 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Kim Kardashian, iPhone 5 Top Bings Most Searched List
Most Searched Person Reality star Kim Kardashian beat out Justin Bieber as the top searched for person on Bing in 2012. Kardashian came in second last year behind the po...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Parents Name Their Newborn Daughter Hashtag
These parents loved social media so much that they decided to honor their newborn baby girl with a trending name: Hashtag.More About: baby, hashtag, names...
09:10 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable 16 Inspiring Photos of #Giving from Mashable Readers
"Amina's hand..." ...
08:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable 10 Ways You Can Take Action for #GivingTuesday
#GivingTuesday is finally here, your chance to channel the charitable spirit of the holidays after a delicious Thanksgiving meal, Black Friday at the mall and Cyber Monday snagging online deals. Masha...
08:44 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Cassini Finds Second Pac-Man Moon
Back in 2010, the Cassini Equinox mission took a colorful snapshot of one of Saturn's moons in the infrared, Mimas, looking for all the world like a fluorescent-hued Pac-Man. That was because of the u...
08:33 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Neil Patrick Harris Brings His Puppet Dreams to YouTube
People often have dreams where they interact with celebrities -- but who do the stars dream of? For Neil Patrick Harris, it's puppets.The actor's web series Puppet Dreams debuts Tuesday on the Nerdist...
08:24 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Amazon Says Kindle Sales Set a New Record on Cyber Monday
Amazon says it set a one-day record for Kindle sales on Cyber Monday as consumers flocked to a $129 offer on the Kindle Fire.The company also broke its Black Friday record for Kindle sales and Kindle ...
08:13 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Cyber Monday Sales Up 30% From 2011
Cyber Monday sales increased by 30.3 percent from the year before, according to the latest data from IBM Smarter Commerce, which tracks online sales.More About: cyber monday, cyber monday sales...
06:58 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable RIMs Stock Up 55% in Past 30 Days on BlackBerry 10 Optimism
Investors have taken a second look at RIM's prospects and have given the company a vote of confidence, sending the company's stock price up 55% in the past 30 days.The optimism, which includes a one-d...
05:11 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Google+ Integrated With Google Play and Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world. Today, were looking at three particularly interesting stories.A Ba...
04:29 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Nook for Android and iOS Gets Updated, Comes to the UK
Barnes & Noble has updated its Android and iOS Nook app and made it available for download in the UK, the company has announced. The new features on both platforms include support for British Eng...
03:41 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Authorities Crack Down on Cyber Monday Sites Selling Counterfeit Products
U.S. and European officials seized 132 domain names that were illegally selling counterfeit products online to unsuspecting customers at the height of holiday-shopping season.In an operation called "P...
02:44 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable 10 Motivational Apps for Runners
With proper training and carefully planned workouts, finishing a race can be easy. All it takes is getting off the couch, turning off the TV and finding the motivation to run that extra mile. Smartpho...
01:41 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable High-Tech Granny Pods Provide Alternative Housing to Nursing Homes [VIDEO]
As seniors age, it becomes increasingly difficult for family members to care for them. Many opt to place their loved ones in a nursing home, but a new, more high-tech option is now available. Informal...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Air Conditioner Fends Off Mosquitoes While Producing Cool Air [VIDEO]
A new air conditioner is designed to repel mosquitoes while it cools -- specifically, in malaria-stricken regions of Africa. More About: LG, Newsy, africa, sustainable technology, technology, videos...
12:12 pm GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable For PayPal, Mobile is a Booming Business
Its already been a good holiday season for PayPal.Speaking to a small group of reporters Monday afternoon, PayPal President David Marcus talked about Black Friday weekend, the company as a whole, and ...
11:13 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Students Citing Wikipedia Could Kill Startups
The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. Its to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself. These are the words that kicked off a blog post this month by Pau...
10:31 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Google Must Pay For Libelous Search Result, Says Court
Do Google search results amount to content that the company "publishes" and is responsible for? One high court in Australia says yes -- and the decision, if unchanged on appeal, could have far-reachin...
09:45 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Teen Star of Two and a Half Men Tells Viewers to Stop Watching Show [VIDEO]
Actors typically promote their television shows to the public, as a large viewership means high ratings -- not to mention continued employment. But Angus T. Jones, the 19-year-old star of sitcom Two a...
09:03 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Cell Phones Becoming The Go-To Device for Online Activities, Banking and More [STUDY]
As smartphone use becomes more common, people are increasingly using their phones to take pictures, check their email or do online banking. That's what a new study reveals, hinting once again that ph...
08:19 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable The 12 Days of Christmas Would Cost You $107,000
Be thankful that with all that you're saving this Cyber Monday, you're not paying as much as the gifts given in "The 12 Days Of Christmas." The 364 items mentioned in the classic carol would put a $10...
07:31 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable 7 Products Customers Clamored for on Cyber Monday
Did you virtually shop 'til you dropped on Cyber Monday? More people are choosing to peruse their favorite stores from their desk computer rather than brave the crowds at brick-and-mortar stores. But ...
06:56 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable How Twitter Trolls Scared Mark Cuban Off Lakers Trash Talk
Noted Laker hater, outspoken tweeter and entrepreneurial icon owner Mark Cuban says there's one fan base you don't want to mess with on Twitter. More About: NBA, Sports...
06:41 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Razer Gaming Keyboards are Full-Featured for Serious Play [REVIEW]
If you find yourself spending a lot of time on your PC gaming but you're still using a regular keyboard, you may get frustrated. For those looking for a serious keyboard for their gaming lifestyle, Ra...
06:20 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Firefox Facebook Integration Lets You Chat With Friends From Your Browser
Now you can chat with your Facebook friends from directly within Firefox.With a new Firefox feature, Facebook Messenger shows up on the side of your browser window. The integration allows you to see ...
06:02 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Facebook App Sends Stella Artois Girl to Your Doorstep
Belgian beer maker Stella Artois has released a Facebook app that lets you send actress Alice Eve and her band of carolers to your (virtual) doorstep.On Stella Artois' Facebook Page, you can create a ...
05:41 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable $700 Hack Threatens Millions of Yahoo Mail Users
A new exploit being sold for $700 may put tens of millions of Yahoo Mail users at risk.Once victims click on a malicious email link, the exploit allows an attacker to steal and replace tracking cookie...
05:26 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Twitter Generated Zero Percent of Black Friday Sales
Looks like social media stayed at home this Black Friday. An IBM study found that shoppers referred from social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube generated only 0.34% of online sales on Bla...
05:08 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Univision Weather Cat Is the Cutest News Blooper Ever [VIDEO]
Meet the Univision weather cat, setting a new standard for news blooper cuteness as it wanders on camera during a live barometric breakdown. More About: Media, Watercooler, news bloopers...
04:55 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Take a Look Inside the Nokia Lumia 920 Camera
PureView The 8.7-megapixel camera in the Lumia 920 carries Nokias PureView label, a name the company first introduced in the 41-megapixel Nokia 808 PureView handset earl...
04:39 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Music Monday: Non-Holiday Songs to Get You Through the Season
Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means that homes and storefronts across the nation have switched out their turkeys and pilgrims for mistletoe and Christmas trees. By some unwritten law, it also ...
04:23 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable For Worlds Sexiest Hurdler Viral Fame Has Legs
Five months after her sexy pre-race warmup dance went viral online, Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke still struggles to comprehend her Internet fame. More About: Sports...
04:23 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable For Worlds Sexiest Hurdler, Viral Fame Has Legs
Five months after her sexy pre-race warmup dance went viral online, Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke still struggles to comprehend her Internet fame. More About: Sports...
04:22 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable U.S. Patent Chief to Step Down Early Next Year
David Kappos, Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, will leave that office at the end of January, a spokesperson confirmed to Mashable.Kappos has been the USPTO director for more than thre...
04:08 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable 10 Cutely Thrifty Animals Shopping Cyber Monday Deals
1. "This Kindle Fire sale is purrrfect." Image courtesy of Flickr, deerwoodukClick here to view this gallery.Even kittens and turtles know that braving the mall during t...
04:07 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Curiosity Rover Nabs TIME Person of the Year Nod
One year and 352 million miles later, the Curiosity rover celebrated its birthday today with a TIME Person of the Year nomination.Safely tucked inside a Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft, Curiosity l...
03:56 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Samsung Phone Survives Extreme Stress Test
Ever wondered what would happen to your Samsung Galaxy S III if someone sat on it? Well, don't worry about it -- Samsung already thought of that and subjected the device to this and many more similarl...
03:55 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable CeeLo Green Only Wants Muppet Lovin for Christmas
Forget the red this Christmas season -- it's all about the green this year. CeeLo Green and the lovable (and more green) Kermit the Frog are taking over the holidays, along with the rest of the Muppet...
03:38 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Zillow Acquires HotPads for $16 Million
Zillow has acquired HotPads, a real estate listings site that focuses on rentals, for $16 million, the two companies announced Monday.More About: real estate, zillow...
03:36 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Black Friday Prank Dupes Target Shoppers
On Black Friday, the plan was simple for a couple of pranksters -- go to Target dressed as employees and have a little fun with shoppers. The faux workers, sporting Target-red t-shirts, pointed custom...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Cyber Monday: Are You Shopping at Work?
Are you at work right now? If so, are you one of the sale-seeking consumers making this a great Cyber Monday for retailers?Cyber Monday came to be because so many people started to realize they could ...
03:18 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Book-Scanning Robot Reads 250 Pages Per Minute
To convert a physical book into a digital copy, you need to scan the pages. The BFS-Auto robot aims to make that time-consuming process easier without damaging the books. It can achieve high-speed and...
03:02 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Game of Thrones to Launch Companion App for Book Series [EXCLUSIVE]
If you're tackling the lengthy A Song of Ice and Fire book series, which launched the popular HBO TV show Game of Thrones, you know it's hard to keep track of hundreds of characters, places and timeli...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Are You Showrooming This Holiday Season? [POLL]
Admit it: You've wandered into a store, looked around and then left empty-handed after you checked your phone and saw you could get a better deal online.If so, you are driving fear in the hearts of ma...
02:52 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Hear the Punch Brothers Play a Christmas Classic and Win the CD
Holiday music is one of the great traditions of the season. From the secular to the sacred, the month following Thanksgiving is punctuated by familiar songs designed to bring people together. It seems...
02:43 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable No, Youre in America! Popular Twitter Account Corrects Dumb Grammar
Who would have thought a Twitter account could gain nearly 8,000 followers in 60 tweets over 3 days -- just by correcting one piece of poor grammar over and over?That's what happened to @yourinamerica...
02:43 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Youre in America! Twitter Account Corrects Dumb Grammar
Who would have thought a Twitter account could gain nearly 8,000 followers in 60 tweets over 3 days -- just by correcting one piece of poor grammar over and over?That's what happened to @yourinamerica...
02:41 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable See Venus and Saturn Shine Together Early Tuesday
Early Tuesday morning (Nov. 27), you'll be able to watch two planets that will pass each other in the dawn.The planets in question are Venus and Saturn. One planet will be slowly descending into event...
02:26 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Facebook Is Like a Credit Card and Thats Why Its Here to Stay
Facebook isn't a chair or a cake, as the company has suggested in recent ads, but rather a credit card with similar drawbacks and incentives for users.More About: Facebook...
02:24 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Police Reportedly Missed Casey Anthony Suffocation Google Search
The Florida police investigator responsible for analyzing the computer of Casey Anthony following the death of her 2-year-old daughter apparently missed a Google search for "fool-proof" suffocation me...
02:17 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Wii U Sells 400,000 Units in First Week
Nintendo's Wii U sold 400,000 units during its first week of sales, and Nintendo's president has said the console is "virtually sold out" at retailers.The Wii U, Nintendo's next-generation console tha...
02:05 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable 15 Sweet Cyber Monday Deals from Amazon
1. Samsung 40-inch 3D Slim LED HDTV Cost: Was $1499.99, Now $747.99Click here to view this gallery.Amazon is so packed with deals today, it was hard to stop at 15. If yo...
01:51 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Line Extends Around Block For 99 Cent Store on Black Friday
Long lines may be normal for Black Friday deals and iPhone launches, but at a 99 cent store? Guerilla comedy troupe Improv Everywhere -- the same organization behind Black Tie Beach Day -- orchestrate...
01:47 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable The Rise of Mobile Shopping
First there was Black Friday, and shoppers rushed en masse to brick-and-mortar stores for early holiday deals. Then came Cyber Monday, allowing a simple point-and-click from your desk over a cup of co...
01:40 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable How to Buy a Tablet
Its time to face the inevitability of a tablet in your life. Theyre no longer luxury items. These slab computers play a critical role in travel, leisure, second screen and productivity computing. More...
01:28 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Apple Grabs Lightning Trademark From Harley-Davidson
Apple has acquired a trademark to the term "Lightning" -- the name it uses for the new, smaller connector for its iOS devices -- from Harley-Davidson, according to online filings. The transfer, howeve...
01:18 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Rutgers Project Mashes Instagram With Google Street View
Rutgers University's "The Beat" mashes up geolocated, hashtagged Instagram photos with the Google Street View locations from which they were posed. More About: google street view, instagram, rutgers...
01:09 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable 11 Cyber Monday Deals for iPhone Owners
1. Klipsch Image X10 Noise-Isolating Earphone If you're dissatisfied with your stock set, try these high-quality noise canceling earbuds from Klipsch. Currently availabl...
12:59 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Breaks Into Top 10 U.S. Sites
Tumblr is now one of the top 10 most-trafficked websites in the U.S. and has a worldwide audience of nearly 170 million people. Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp posted the news on the company's staff...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Google Fiber Ignites Kansas City Startup Scene
As Google continues to build its high-speed Google Fiber network in Kansas City, more startups are moving into the neighborhood.More About: Startups, google fiber...
12:40 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Amazon Slashes Price of Kindle Fire for Cyber Monday
Who says Cyber Monday is dead? Amazon has slashed the price of its 7-inch Kindle Fire to $129 for one day only.The Kindle Fire (not to be confused with the more powerful Kindle Fire HD) usually sells ...
12:32 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Saudi Men Now Get Texts When Wives Leave the Country
Few countries have tighter restrictions on women's freedoms than Saudi Arabia: Saudi women are barred from traveling, working or attending school without permission from a father, husband or other mal...
12:20 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Proof That Football Might Be Too Brutal for Kids [VIDEO]
The biggest pee-wee football kid absolutely steamrolls his pint-sized would-be tackler. All parents watch this before signing Junior up for Pop Warner. More About: Sports, Watercooler, nfl...
12:11 am GMT - Tue, November 27, 2012
Mashable Beyonce HBO Doc Will Feature Footage Captured on Her Laptop
A forthcoming HBO documentary about pop star Beyonce Knowles will air in February and feature first-person footage she captured on her laptop, the network announced on Monday. The documentary will deb...
11:59 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Twitter Triples Down on Downloadable Tweets Promise
Want to download and save every last one of your witty, history-making, memory-storing tweets? So say we all -- or enough of us, apparently, that CEO Dick Costolo is hassling his engineers to make dow...
11:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Empire State Buildings First-Ever Light Show Will Star Alicia Keys
To show off its brand new LED lighting system, the Empire State Building will put on its first-ever light show on Monday night in New York City in synchronization with music performed by Alicia Keys.A...
11:39 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable 10 Great Cyber Monday Deals to Snag Right Now
1. Kindle Fire The original Kindle Fire tablet is discounted at $30 below list price on Amazon today if you use the code FIREDEAL at checkout. The Kindle Fire is an Andr...
11:29 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. Hamster Hand "Me and #pac on the road."- Justin BieberPhoto stats: 64,241 retweetsClick here to view this gallery.A family photo, various types of headphones and a ru...
11:20 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Cyber Monday Sales Are up 24.1% So Far
Cyber Monday isn't even over yet, but it's shaping up to be a happy day for online retailers.IBM reports that online sales through noon Monday EST are up 24.1% compared to the same period in 2011. Mob...
11:10 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Mall Introduces Real-Life Pinterest Board
If you've ever dreamed of pinning something on Pinterest IRL, head over to the Westfield UTC mall in La Jolla, Calif. To celebrate its recent $180 million renovation, the mall introduced what is belie...
11:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Now You Can Send iTunes Credit as a Facebook Gift
If you've ever wanted to give someone an iTunes song or movie to a friend on Facebook, now you can do it with Facebook Gifts. Starting today, Facebook users can send their friends iTunes digital gifts...
10:58 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable The Best Way to Annoy a Millennial
'Tis the season for excessive family bonding time. When conversation runs dry and the It's a Wonderful Life DVD breaks, resort to pranking your loved ones for a little holiday entertainment.More About...
10:50 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable 10 Amazing Robots We Met in 2012
1. Curiosity Rover Curiosity was the undisputed robot superstar of 2012. Ever since she set down on the red pla...
10:40 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Black Friday Shoppers Flocked to iPad, Ignored Surface Tablet
Shoppers purchased 11 iPads per hour from one Apple store and zero Surface tablets from the Microsoft store across from it.More About: apple, microsoft store...
10:40 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Black Friday Shoppers Flocked to iPad, Ignored Surface Tablet [REPORT]
Shoppers purchased 11 iPads per hour from one Apple store and zero Surface tablets from the Microsoft store across from it.More About: apple, microsoft store...
10:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable U.S. Science Industry Faces Fiscal Cliff Doom
Scientific R&D stands to lose 31,000 jobs and face reduced funding if politicians fail to halt the fiscal cliff's sequestration of federal funds.More About: Jobs, Science, economy...
10:21 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Little Race Car Drivers Will Love AppMATes for iPad
Disney's AppMATes lets you turn the screen of your iPad into a 'Cars 2'-themed environment. More About: Gift of the Day, Mobile, apps, holidays 2012...
10:10 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable The Hobbit Will Debut With New 3D Tech
When the 3D version of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey debuts in movie theaters on Dec. 14, the film will likely wow viewers with its special effects.But audiences at select theaters will get even m...
09:59 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable This Vocal Wizardry Will Cure Your Holiday Blues, Mr. Grinch
Too soon for Christmas music? Sounds like someone woke up on the wrong side of the sleigh. Our old pal Nick McKaig has remastered and re-released his a capella YouTube cover of "You're a Mean One, Mr....
09:43 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Google: We Did Not Acquire ICOA for $400 Million
Reports that Google acquired Internet service provider ICOA Inc. for $400 million Monday morning appear to be unfounded: A Google spokesperson tells Mashable that it has not acquired the Internet serv...
09:38 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Chris Brown Deletes Twitter After Fight With Jenny Johnson
A Twitter spat between singer/dancer/domestic abuser Chris Brown and comedy writer Jenny Johnson resulted in Brown deleting his account Sunday night.Johnson, who tweets from @JennyJohnshonHi5, amassed...
09:18 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable My Big Fat Greek Wedding Star: Twitter is the New Word of Mouth
My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the second highest-grossing independent film ever, depended on an organic groundswell of praise in 2002 to become a sleeper box office hit. Lead actress Nia Vardalos believes...
09:04 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable SpaceX Founder Plans Huge Mars Colony
Elon Musk, the billionaire founder and CEO of the private spaceflight company SpaceX, wants to help establish a Mars colony of up to 80,000 people by ferrying explorers to the Red Planet for perhaps $...
08:54 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable FBI Using Twitter to Crack Down on Securities Fraud [REPORT]
In a sign of the changing times, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is starting to turn to Twitter to track securities fraud.More About: Twitter, stocks...
08:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Job Hunting? Check 150+ Openings at Nickelodeon and More
When the world's best companies are looking to fill open positions, they post them on the Mashable Job Board. New jobs are added every day.More About: Jobs, Mashable Job Board, weekly jobs roundup...
08:40 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Bravos Play Live Lets Viewers Interact With Favorite Shows and Ads
Bravo on Monday night will debut Play Live, a social TV experience that allows people to express their opinions through onscreen polls and see via real-time results at the bottom of their televisions ...
08:34 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Google Planning Touch Chromebook Before End of 2012 [REPORT]
Microsoft isn't the only one who thinks touch-screen laptops are a good idea, it appears. Google is reportedly planning a touch-enabled Chromebook for the end of 2012, and may even sell it under its o...
08:31 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable iPad Wins 88% of Black Friday Mobile Traffic [INFOGRAPHIC]
Nearly nine in 10 consumers who shopped online via a tablet during Black Friday used an iPad, a new study suggests.The IBM 2012 Holiday Benchmark report indicates the iPad brought 88% of traffic to th...
08:31 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable iPad Wins 88% of Black Friday Tablet Traffic [INFOGRAPHIC]
Nearly nine in 10 consumers who shopped online via a tablet during Black Friday used an iPad, a new study suggests.The IBM 2012 Holiday Benchmark report indicates the iPad brought 88% of traffic to th...
08:19 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Facebook Stock Hits $25 For First Time Since July
Facebook stock quickly rose above $25 in early trading Monday, the first time the stock has traded above $25 a share since the end of July.More About: Facebook, stocks...
08:17 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable 26 Things You Didnt Know About Tech
Technology is a wonderful thing, and those who have access to it often take it for granted. We snap photos and share JPEGs with friends family, not caring how JPEGs work or what it stands for, so long...
07:55 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Dont Miss Cyber Monday Discounts on Mashables Job and Events Boards
Mashable doesnt want to miss out on the Cyber Monday madness, so were offering 50% discounts on two of our most popular products, today only.Mashable Job BoardIf youre an employer, you can post a job ...
07:46 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Social Media Ad Revenues to Double By 2016 [REPORT]
Good news for those who believe social media advertising revenues will be crushed by mobile: A researcher is estimating that the category will double by 2016 to become a $9.2 billion business, in the ...
07:36 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable The Furby is a Holiday Hit
Furby, the must-have toy of 1998, is also the must-have toy of 2012.Hasbro's updated version of the Furby appears to have sold well over the Black Friday weekend. The toy is now out of stock at Walmar...
05:59 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Dont Fall For Fake Facebook Privacy Notice
A 'privacy notice' that's been virally spreading on Facebook, supposedly protecting one's personal details and data from unauthorized copying, is fake.The notice started spreading a few days after Fac...
04:27 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Microsoft to Launch Windows Phone 7.8 on Wednesday [RUMOR]
Microsoft will release the next iteration of its WP7 mobile platform, Windows Phone 7.8, next Wednesday or Nov. 28, WMPoweruser reports citing unnamed sources. The report doesn't offer many more detai...
12:43 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Note II Sales Hit 5 Million
Five million units of Samsung's Galaxy Note II have been sold worldwide, the company has announced. The milestone comes exactly two months after the device was launched globally, on September 26, 2012...
12:31 pm GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Justin Bieber Responds to White Trash Prince Criticism of Overalls via Instagram
Justin Bieber is fighting back against critics who condemned his choice of attire when meeting Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Clad in overalls and a backwards baseball cap, the pop idol met H...
10:46 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Printer Creates 3D Tissue to Help Injured Patients Re-Grow Cartilage [VIDEO]
A hybrid 3D-printer can create cartilage implants that may eventually help injured patients re-grow cartilage, according to a new study.Combining a traditional ink-jet printer and an "electrospinning ...
09:48 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Is Cyber Monday Losing Its Luster?
Seven years ago, Cyber Monday was established as the online counterpart to Black Friday, a day when Internet retailers would band together to lure holiday shoppers to web storefronts through steep dis...
07:51 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable A Washable Keyboard Is the Perfect Gift for Messy Co-Workers
It's happened to all of us. We're working on our computer and sipping coffee on a particularly tough Monday morning. Then the unthinkable happens: The mug somehow slips out of our hand and spills coff...
06:43 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable 4 Hiring Lessons From the Best Cities For Millennials
The Millennial workforce is the future. Some of the biggest companies today were founded by Millennials looking to innovate. Just look at social media giant, Facebook. Your company might not be locate...
05:43 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Umbrella Shield Defends You From Epic Rain and Wind [VIDEO]
On particularly stormy days, even the sturdiest umbrellas often fail to protect against howling winds and heavy rainfall, leaving you soaked and shivering. Shaped differently from your typical triangu...
04:41 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable 11 Biggest Social Media Disasters of 2012
1. McDonald's Promoted Trend Goes Wrong Back in January, McDonald's tried to promote its brand and engage with customers through two promoted trends: #meetthefarmers and...
03:47 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable You Should Avoid the Stores This Holiday Season [SUNDAY COMIC]
The holiday shopping season is upon us and that means lots of hard-to-resist deals in stores and online. But really, you've probably already spent too much this year and should avoid the malls, store...
03:18 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Red Flags for Job Searching on Craigslist
If ever there were a go-to place for, well, everything, Craigslist might just be it. Founded in 1995 as an email list of events happening in the San Francisco area,Craigslisthas grown to be one of the...
03:10 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Pocket-Sized Virtual Keyboard Projects Onto Any Surface [VIDEO]
It would be much easier to bang out those text messages with a full-sized keyboard, but lugging a collapsable one around would just add too much weight to your ever-growing collection of tech.Brooksto...
02:41 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Disney Robots Play Catch With Your Kids [VIDEO]
Attention all parents: Disney, the company that wants to absorb all childhood happiness, both past and present, is planning to replace you with robots. Unsatisfied with the secondary love and attentio...
02:12 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Pinterest Pins This Week
Magnetic Floating Sofa Cloud "Magnetic floating sofa cloud concept. Everyone should have one!"Pinned From: Ricktastic Mulvay, Walk your dog dailySource: DK & WeiClick he...
01:25 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Google Nexus 4 Owners Complain Over Earpiece Defect [VIDEO]
When Google launched their Nexus line earlier this month to much anticipation, it was met with certain excitement. But now, a growing number of users are experiencing a clicking or buzzing sound emitt...
01:10 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Funniest Memes of the Week
Take a break from all the offline and online shopping you've been doing, grab some of that leftover Thanksgiving pie and settle into this week's Viral Video Recap.This week's roundup includes the cute...
01:00 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Why Mobile Phones Make Economies Grow Faster
Studies have shown again and again that mobile-phone networks help economies grow. And its not just because people need to be employed to build the networks and sell the phones. By increasing the flow...
12:41 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week
Puzzles, mazes and spatial relations. Might sound bland, it's the theme of this week's top apps -- perfect for your kids to learn while having a blast. More About: Top Kids Apps, contributors, feature...
12:13 am GMT - Mon, November 26, 2012
Mashable 7 Cyber Monday Deals From Best Buy You Dont Want to Miss
1. Beats Solo HD $179.99, down from $199.99Click here to view this gallery.The craziness of Black Friday has passed and it's time for Cyber Monday to begin with several ...
11:23 pm GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Black Friday Online Sales Top $1 Billion for First Time
Apparently, there's no need to wait until Cyber Monday to snag great holiday shopping deals online. For the first time ever, Black Friday online sales topped $1 billion, proving that lining up outside...
10:51 pm GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Facebook HQ Posters Urge Employees to Ditch iPhone for Android [PIC]
Facebook urged its employees in August to switch from iOS devices to Android so that flaws in the company's mobile app could be addressed more rapidly. Now, photos have emerged of posters hung around ...
09:47 pm GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Control Your Colorful Pantone Kitchen Appliances With Your Smartphone [VIDEO]
Antonio Lanzillo & Partners have created a kitchen concept that let's you control your appliances -- colored in Pantone hues -- with your smartphone.The innovative facades of the color appliances...
08:25 pm GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable 8 Tips for Safe Shopping on Cyber Monday
If you're staying home this Black Friday weekend, opting instead for online shopping, you're likely avoiding the mobs of shoppers and keeping yourself safe from flying elbows and possibly getting tra...
07:53 pm GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Oppa, Christmas Style! Watch This Incredible Gangnam Style Light Show
Parodies, remakes and covers of "Gangnam Style" continue to flood the social web as the holiday season rolls forward. Here's another great one to add to the canon -- an incredible "Gangnam Style" Chri...
05:22 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Prankster Replicates Facebook Users Profile Photos, Then Friends Targets [PICS]
Everyone has a knack for something. Reddit user CasinoRoy's talent is creeping out strangers on Facebook, and perfectly replicating their profile photos. The prankster searches for Facebook users with...
04:59 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Minecraft Creations Enter the Real World With Augmented Reality App [VIDEO]
Imagine an alternate reality that blends Minecraft with the real world. Now, it's possible with a new iOS app that brings your best block creations to life.Entitled "Minecraft Reality," the app uses "...
04:03 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Apple Adds Six More Samsung Devices to Ongoing Patent Lawsuit [REPORT]
Leading up to the second lawsuit between Apple and Samsung, both tech giants are adding to their respective lists of patent-infringing products from the other side.On Friday, Apple motioned to add six...
03:30 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable 7 Apps You Dont Want to Miss
Here for iOS Nokia released Here Maps for iOS this week. The application provides local transit, driving and walking directions. Places you enjoy visiting (or want to vi...
03:05 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable 49 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
We're quickly approaching the end of November, also known as the busiest shopping season of the year. Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, it's a good time for holiday shopp...
02:14 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable If Youre Going to Cheat on Your Spouse, Heres Advice From the Expert
Its not easy being one of the most hated people on the internet, but Noel Biderman makes it look easy. The founder and CEO of AshleyMadison.com is often targeted because of the service his company off...
01:36 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Black Friday Sales Surge as Shoppers Stick to the Web [REPORT]
This year, shoppers avoided early-morning lines, customer stampedes at megastores and Black Friday-related deaths by browsing deals online. U.S. shoppers put aside their trypophan hangovers, and incre...
12:41 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable Gangnam Style Defeats Bieber to Become Most-Viewed YouTube Video of All Time
Korean singing sensation Psy has unseated pop idol Justin Bieber on the YouTube charts."Gangnam Style" officially became the most-viewed video in YouTube history Saturday, beating out previous record-...
12:07 am GMT - Sun, November 25, 2012
Mashable 10 Adorable Animals Feeding Other Animals [VIDEOS]
1. Bird Feeds Dog Noodles This takes the "dogs eating pasta" concept a step further.Click here to view this gal...
11:15 pm GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable 6 Tips to Master the Art of Delegation
Entrepreneurs and small business owners are used to wearing a lot of hats in their business -- everything from handling sales and accounting to replacing ink in the printer. However, trying to take ca...
10:34 pm GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable Rebecca Black Shows Off Hidden Talent in New Music Video
YouTube sensation Rebecca Black is back with a new video for her moody single "In Your Words."The 15-year-old's new song is notably mellower; it omits high-pitched, auto-tuned vocals. Instead of cruis...
09:57 pm GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable 15 Cheesy Christmas Music Videos on YouTube
1. "Last Christmas" - Wham! What would a cheesy Christmas music video roundup be without George Michael -- and ...
09:03 pm GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable This iPad Case Was Made for Music Lovers [VIDEO]
Want better sound from your iPad? So do a lot of people. ORA, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, adds eight high-powered speakers in a sleek case design to increase your iPad's sound up to five...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable Twitter Map Shows What Was Eaten and Where on Thanksgiving [VIDEO]
While Instagram users shared Thanksgiving-themed pictures at a rate of more than 200 photos per second, Twitter users also rung in Turkey Day with mentions of Thanksgiving food. The tweet-mapping comp...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable Mapping Thanksgiving Dishes With Twitter [VIDEO]
While Instagram users shared Thanksgiving-themed pictures at a rate of more than 200 photos per second, Twitter users also rung in Turkey Day with mentions of Thanksgiving food. The tweet-mapping comp...
03:34 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable Google Maps Adds Indoor Floor Plans for Desktop
Google Maps is already the easiest way to map and plan out your trip to Grandma's. Many iPhone users learned that when the app disappeared from iOS 6 and they had to find new ways of getting from poin...
03:08 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable Black Friday Deals, Record Sales and Shopping Frenzy
Black Friday shoppers scored some bargains this year with stores opening even earlier on Thanksgiving to allow for more shopping time. However, as shoppers descended onto stores, so did the chaos and ...
01:41 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable 10 Tantalizing Recipes for Your Turkey Leftovers
1. Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Turkey Pot Pies This pot pie recipe uses not just the leftover turkey, but al...
12:47 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable Amazon Cyber Monday Deals Begin Sunday
1. Angry Birds King Pig Castle (Amazon Exclusive) Play Angry Birds in real life with this board game.$29.99, down from $49.99Click here to view this gallery.Beging at mi...
12:08 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable The Hobbit Film Score Cover by Cello and Piano [VIDEO]
Can't contain your excitement and anticipation of The Hobbit premier in December? Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson of The Piano Guys have released their own YouTube cover of The Hobbit film score.S...
12:08 am GMT - Sat, November 24, 2012
Mashable The Hobbit Theme Cover by Cello and Piano [VIDEO]
Can't contain your excitement and anticipation of The Hobbit premier in December? Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson of The Piano Guys have released their own YouTube cover of The Lord of The Rings t...
11:05 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Thanksgiving Was Instagrams Busiest Day Yet
Amid pie-baking and setting the table, Instagram users paused to snap and share images to the mobile photo-sharing service, breaking usage records.In a blog post Friday morning, Instagram said that mo...
10:23 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable 12 Holiday Gifts That Give Back
1. Blanket America Slogan: "Buy 1 Give 1"Blanket America sells quality blankets, comforters, sheet sets and other types of bedding, and in turn, the company makes a dona...
09:47 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Black Friday Shoppers Rush Victorias Secret [VIDEO]
Now that the day of being thankful has passed, Black Friday is upon us and with it come monstrous savings and mayhem.SEE ALSOL: 10 Black Friday Disasters That Will Convince You to Stay HomeAt this Vic...
08:20 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Mysterious Animal Attacks Borneo Villagers
According to a news story in The Borneo Post last week, an unknown animal recently attacked two men working on a farm."An Indonesian plantation worker and a 75-year-old farmer got the shock of their l...
07:19 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Fake UK Government Ad Looks for Secret Agents, Codename 007
An ad that appeared on the official job site of the UK Government is looking for a secret agent that doesn't scoff at "removing" individuals which pose a threat to public safety. "From time to time th...
06:32 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Learning Real Life Lessons in the Virtual World
Contributor Rebecca Levey givers her top 10 lessons you can learn from your child's victual activity. More About: Feature, contributors, digital dilemmas, parenting, virtual world...
05:43 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable You Know the Old Social Media Saying [COMIC]
It's the little things in life.SEE ALSO: What to Do When Instagram Goes Down [COMIC]Josh Hara's tweet is illustrated by Twaggies. Be sure to check out more great Twaggies comics on Mashable, and let u...
04:32 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Seafloor Platform Cloaks Big Ocean Waves
Floating offshore oil drilling platforms, offshore wind farms and buoys are vulnerable to waves, especially those from storm swells. But a team of engineers has found a way to make those ocean-faring ...
04:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. Abraham Lincoln was a really good wrestler. We pity the fools who messed with this 1830s frontier grappler. "He can outrun, outlift, outwrestle and throw down any man...
02:29 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Apples Black Friday Sale Goes Live
Every year Apple has a special one-day shopping event on Black Friday, offering moderately lower prices for many of its gadgets, and this year is no exception. Apple's Black Friday sale is now live in...
01:59 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Give This MP3 Player to the Underwater Music Fan
If the next Michael Phelps is on your holiday shopping list, we've got the present for him or her. The Finis SwiMP3 player brings music underwater so all those human-fish hybrids can finally jam out ...
01:10 pm GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable 10 Completely Useless Websites We Found in 2012
1. OMFG Dogs Sometimes, it's not the invention that wins but the innovation. An Australian developer remixed an old Swedish pop song with a GIF made by popular animator ...
05:09 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Cyber Monday vs. Black Friday: How Do You Prefer to Shop? [EXCLUSIVE]
With the biggest shopping weekend of the year upon us, consumers are faced with two options: Black Friday or Cyber Monday.While participation in either event isn't mutually exclusive, one infographic ...
05:09 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Cyber Monday vs. Black Friday: How Do You Prefer to Shop?
With the biggest shopping weekend of the year upon us, consumers are faced with two options: Black Friday or Cyber Monday.While participation in either event isn't mutually exclusive, one infographic ...
04:10 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Celebrate Thanksgiving LOTR-Style With This Tolkien Cookbook [VIDEO]
Ringers with a taste for pork pies and coney stew may soon be able to transport themselves to the world of Frodo, Merry, Sam and Pippin with the help of a J.R.R. Tolkien-inspired cookbook.Entitled Med...
03:00 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable 10 Adorably Sleepy Animals That Ate Too Much Turkey
1. Sluggish Pug Image courtesy of Flickr, chriswaitsClick here to view this gallery.The tryptophan trance gobbles up unsuspecting turkey eaters every Thanksgiving. And ...
02:18 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable 15 Thanksgiving Day Parade Photos from Mashable Readers
Amy Kirby Streger Crowd smurfin'.Click here to view this gallery.This Thanksgiving, we're thankful for your photo submissions of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.Many ...
01:33 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Slow Websites Cost Retailers Billions [INFOGRAPHIC]
The days of dialup are long gone. Most modern Internet users expect websites to load lickety-split. For e-commerce companies, having a fast website could be the difference between success and failure....
12:48 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable Your Tablet-Happy Friends Will Worship This Magnetic iPad Keyboard
For those who like their holidays with a hefty serving of Apple, there's a new keyboard for your tablet-happy friends and family.Although the iPad is great for activities on the go, in coffee shops or...
12:01 am GMT - Fri, November 23, 2012
Mashable What Does Your Black Friday Look Like? Send Us Your Photos
Every year on the day after Thanksgiving, millions of Americans wake up before sunrise, make their way to the local mall and prepare themselves for the insanity that is Black Friday. As the unofficial...
11:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable 13 People to Watch Out for on Black Friday
The Blind Spot These physically fit shoppers will topple right over if you abandon their field of vision. Norberto Duarte/AFP/Getty ImagesClick here to view this gallery...
10:35 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Gina Bianchini: 5 Talks That Inspired Me
As the co-founder of Ning, Gina Bianchini was a pioneer in social networking. As the current founder and CEO of MightyBell, she is continuing to help people use social software in a way that connects...
09:51 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Laura Fitton: 10 Talks That Will Fascinate You
Laura Fitton knows a thing or two about the transformative power of social media. The author, lecturer, business consultant and entrepreneur was one of the first people to recognize the potential of ...
08:52 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable This Is Your Thanksgiving Day [GIFS]
Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you've been planning this extravagant meal for weeks or just getting started, the big day of feasting, friends and family is finally here.SEE ALSO: This Grandmas Thanksgivi...
08:04 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable YouTube Comes to Nintendo Wii U, Plays Nice With the GamePad Controller
YouTube has launched a Nintendo Wii U app, enabling users to browse and view YouTube videos using the console. The app lets you view YouTube videos in HD (1080p) resolution and browse through your sub...
07:35 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable 5 Shopping Apps To Help You Save Cash on Black Friday and Beyond
ShopSavvy Want to make sure youre getting the best price on a particular item? ShopSavvy lets you scan the barcode on a product youre interested in and instantly compare...
07:22 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Happy Turkey Day: Celebrate With Google Doodles [PICS]
1998 Google's second ever Doodle (following the "Burning Man" Doodle that started it all) celebrated Thanksgiving. Note also that this early logo still boasts the exclam...
07:01 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Steve Case: 10 Unforgettable TEDTalks
Steve Case -- who became a highly-esteemed entrepreneur as the co-founder of America Online -- is proof of the success of innovation. Case has been attending TED for almost two decades and feels very ...
05:59 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Google Celebrates Thanksgiving With a Doodle and a Holiday Guide
As is customary in the past couple of years, Google has a Thanksgiving Doodle on its U.S. Search page today. This time, however, Google went a little bit further, posting a guide on how to take advant...
04:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable How to Plan Your Next Vacation in One Breezy Sitting
Planning a vacation should be as relaxing and eye-opening as the actual journey.The traditional way of planning vacations flipping through travel books and magazines is an exhausting time suck. Late...
04:10 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Stuck at Work This Holiday? Heres Your Survival Guide
If youre stuck working on a holiday, hopefully your tasks are at least somewhat cheery. Still, being in the office when everyone else is celebrating isnt ideal, so we've rounded up a few tips to make ...
03:34 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable 10 Black Friday Disasters That Will Convince You to Stay Home
1. Waffle Riot We've heard of Bread Riots, Pussy Riots and even Quiet Riots. But this, my friends, is a Waffle ...
02:29 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Play Tetris in Reverse With Dream of Pixels
Need a time-waster for the Thanksgiving holidays? We've got one for Tetris fans: Dream of Pixels is a game that takes the Tetris concept, turns it upside down and adorns it with some dreamy graphics. ...
01:52 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable New Google Initiative Promotes Web Content in Arabic
Google announced today a month-long initiative to promote Arabic on the Internet. The program is called "Arabic Web Days" and aims to increase the amount of online content in Arabic, a language that i...
12:34 pm GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Top 10 GIFs of the Week
1. Mona Lisa Smile! Via thinking:made:violetClick here to view this gallery.Whether you're digesting Thanksgiving dinner in blissful boredom or need an end-of-week dive...
07:33 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable This App Curates Gifts From Startups for Your Trendy Friends
A new app called JustBecause helps you find gifts for friends any time of year -- but the holidays are the perfect time to give it a whirl. More About: Facebook, Gifts, Startups, The Launchpad...
07:26 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Throw a Dance Party for World AIDS Day with (RED) and Mashable
Help usher in the first AIDS free generation by throwing a dance party with (RED) and Mashable for World AIDS Day 2012.More About: Red, meetup, world aids day...
07:07 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Facebook Tests Photo Sync For iOS [VIDEO]
iOS users may have reason to rejoice -- seamless photo syncing to Facebook is on its way. Facebook confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing apps to allow photos taken on an iOS device to be instantl...
06:49 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Danica Patricks Divorce Is a Hit on Facebook
NASCAR driver and GoDaddy covergirl Danica Patrick used Facebook to break news of her divorce, and the post has received an astounding number of likes and shares. More About: Sports...
06:29 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Facebook to Slow Down After Move to HTTPS [VIDEO]
Facebook will load more slowly than usual for North American users after the company begins to roll out HTTPS to users, a move which backtracks from the speed gained with HTTP service.While a more sec...
06:02 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Try Out Mozillas Mobile Operating System in Your Browser
Mozilla has made a new prototype of its mobile operating system, Firefox OS, available to the public. An early (and still a little buggy) build, the release lets you run the operating system as a Fire...
05:44 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable This Smart Bag Charges All Your Gadgets [VIDEO]
A Kickstarter project is hoping to launch Phorce, a "smart bag" that stores and charges all your gadgets. More About: Newsy, kickstarter, videos...
05:25 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Makerbot 3D Photo Booth Creates Personal Portraits
At the official launch of its NoHo store, Makerbot introduced its own 3D printing photo booth where users will get a monochrome version of their head.While not as detailed as the one we recently profi...
05:11 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Share Your Photos of the Thanksgiving Day Parade 2012
It's hard to say which Thanksgiving tradition is more iconic: carving a turkey, catching a football game or watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. While we know that images of Thanksgiving dinne...
05:09 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Sneak Peek at Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons [PICS]
1. Hello Kitty Image courtesy of Anthony QuintanoClick here to view this gallery.The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons are getting pumped up -- literally -- for th...
04:53 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable The Worlds Scariest Place to Read a Book [PIC]
This couple is enjoying some down (or is it up?) time chillaxing on a portaledge attached to what looks to be a very steep cliff. A Redditor summed this picture up better than we ever could: "Even wit...
04:36 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable This 3D Lego Model of NYC Is Awesome
The Big Apple has gotten the Lego treatment before, but not like this. Motion designer and 3D artist J.R. Schmidt created this unthinkably detailed map of New York City. In Lego. To scale. J.R. took s...
04:23 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Thanksgiving Etiquette, Martha Stewart Style [COMIC]
What happened to Thanksgiving etiquette? The Joy of Tech found a forceful solution for boorish Thanksgiving behavior from none other than Martha Stewart.More About: Martha Stewart, Sunday Comics, The ...
04:15 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Obama Says Nate Silver Picked the Right Turkey
Nate Silver's done it again. The data guru (or "witch" as some believe) has taken a break from correctly predicting the next U.S. president and brought his magic to Thanksgiving. Or so the president j...
03:57 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Apple Now Owns the iMessage Name
Apples iMessage is now a registered trademark. The companys newest trademark officially became registered on Nov. 20. It was first submitted for review in September 2011, according to Patently Apple.L...
03:45 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Nicole Westbrook Talks Turkey With New Yorkers
Nicole Westbrook went viral with her music video "It's Thanksgiving." Currently, the video has more than 10 million views on YouTube. Westbrook stopped by Mashable HQ in on Wednesday. She took to th...
03:40 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable 9 Black Friday Deals For iPhone Owners
1. GoSmart Stylus From Friday Nov 23 from 3:00 am to 11:59 pm PST you can buy two GoSmart styli and get the third free. Use the promo code WERSMART at the Amazon checkou...
03:14 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Hipster Thanksgiving Youve Probably Never Heard of It [VIDEO]
From the minds that brought you "Boys Will Be Girls" comes a parody just in time for the holidays. "Hipster Thanksgiving" features a group of friends honoring time-honored Thanksgiving traditions like...
02:53 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Facebook Is No Longer a Democracy
Sorry, democracy fans. The world's largest virtual nation, a billion citizens strong, just officially became an oligarchy.You probably weren't even aware of it, but until Wednesday, you had voting rig...
02:40 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Jack Taylors Insane 138-point Game: Everything You Need to Know
Jack Taylor shattered the NCAA hoops scoring record Tuesday with a surreal 138-point game. Here's all you need to know about the week's most viral story. More About: NBA, Sports, college sports...
02:25 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable How Big Companies Can Thrive on Risks
Business is inevitably risky. How do large companies manage their financial, operating and even sometimes reputational risk? Shellye Archambeau, CEO of Metricstream and author of Marketing the Works t...
02:16 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Tomb of the Unknowns Facebook Photo Gets Woman in Hot Water
A Massachusetts woman has been placed on unpaid leave from her job after posting a prank photo to her Facebook page that stirred up controversy.The photo shows Lindsey Stone, an employee at LIFE (Livi...
01:59 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Sandy Prompts FCC Hearings on Communications Outages
The Federal Communications Commission announced on Wednesday it will hold field hearings examining ways to keep communications systems up and running during natural disasters like Superstorm Sandy.Law...
01:56 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable News of Gaza Ceasefire Agreement Spreads on Twitter
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire around the Gaza Strip, putting an end to eight days of fighting that have left 157 people dead. BBC reporter Jon Donnison tweeted a picture of the ceasefire...
01:50 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable The Onion Skewers Social Media Experts [VIDEO]
Lacking in original ideas? Don't worry your empty little head because social media provides the perfect cover -- or at least in this parody it does.The Onion pokes fun at the throngs of social media e...
01:42 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable The Clever NBA Ad Youll See on TV Tonight [VIDEO]
"Here come the balls, big orange balls..." Sound familiar? That's essentially the NBA's take on the classic holiday tune "Carol of the Bells," as seen in the creative ad embedded above. Featuring five...
01:33 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Most Shoppers Research Black Friday Sales Online [INFOGRAPHIC]
Are you prepared for Black Friday? A new survey released by BFAds.net, a site that lists Black Friday deals in real-time, shows that 51.7% of shoppers said they research Black Friday sales online befo...
01:20 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable iTunes 11 Coming in Next Few Days?
Can't wait for Apple's stodgy old iTunes 10 to be replaced with the sleek, next-generation iTunes 11? Neither can we. It's the new 'Waiting for Godot.'More About: apple, iTunes 11, itunes...
01:09 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 is Good, But No iPad Killer [REVIEW]
Unboxing the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Click here to view this gallery.Amazon expands its tablet sights with the bigger, more powerful Kindle Fire HD 8.9. Can it compete again...
01:00 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Foursquare Will Make Just $2 Million in Revenues This Year [REPORT]
Apparently, investors have checked in with Foursquare and don't like what they see.Foursquare is looking to raise another $50 million round of funding, but potential investors are hesitant to throw mo...
12:46 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable App Sends Your Instagram Photos to Walgreens
The Printicular app lets you send Instagram photos from your phone straight to a Walgreens store for pick up in about an hour.More About: Windows 8, instagram, iphone, photo app...
12:36 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable FBI Looking Into HPs Charges Against Autonomy [REPORT]
On Tuesday, we learned that the Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into Hewlett-Packard's claim that accounting irregularities related to Autonomy, the UK software firm it bought in 2011. N...
12:22 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable William Shatner Gets Autotuned in Deep-Fried Turkey PSA [VIDEO]
Captain's log, stardate 55358.4. Our destination is planet Turkey Heaven. In 2011, William Shatner starred in a public service announcement created by State Farm Insurance to raise awareness of the da...
12:07 am GMT - Thu, November 22, 2012
Mashable Thanksgiving Charity: How to Help Sandy Victims via Twitter
Americans will belly up to their dining rooms tables for the ultimate feast tomorrow. But in many households, Thanksgiving has a different meaning this year in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. As thousan...
11:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Google Glass Has a Competitor
Google stunned the technology industry this year when it revealed its plans to sell Google Glass, eyeglass frames that put a small computer display in a persons field of vision. But some less well-kno...
11:33 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Nike FuelBand Is the Gift for the Digital Athlete
We're sure you've got one in your life -- that friend, cousin, roommate that just never sits down. Whether they are a runner, dancer, soccer player or a general gym rat, the Nike+ FuelBand is the...
11:17 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable How to Keep Secrets on Your Smartphone
There are plenty of reasons to keep some images on your mobile device private, reasons that have nothing to do with clandestine affairs and flirtatious sexts. Just because you want privacy doesn't mea...
11:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable New Instagram Badges Let Brands Promote Their Accounts Across the Web
Instagram just launched Instagram badges, a super-easy way to help users promote and share their Instagram profiles across the web.Instagram badges are similar to badges and buttons offered by Twitter...
11:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Instagram Launches Profile Badges
Instagram just launched Instagram badges, a super-easy way to help users promote and share their Instagram profiles across the web.Instagram badges are similar to badges and buttons offered by Twitter...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 5 Apps for an Effortless Thanksgiving Dinner
1. Chow Thanksgiving Dinner Coach Chow is the best coach you'll ever have. It offers a full list of traditional Thanksgiving recipes and allows you to pick and choose wh...
10:31 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Help Us Celebrate Giving In Photos
Perhaps the strongest association most of us have with the holiday season is a sense of tradition. No matter where we come from or what holidays we celebrate, it is the traditions we share with our fr...
10:18 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Best Buys Top 10 Black Friday Deals
1. Samsung Laptop This 15.6" Samsung laptop has a 500GB hard drive and comes with a 6-cell lithium-ion battery. Save $225 off retail when you buy it during Best Buy's Bl...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Apple is Finally Catching Up to iPhone 5 Demand
It only took two months, but Apple appears to have almost caught up to the demand for the iPhone 5.More About: apple, iPhone 5...
09:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Hacktivists Take Over Israeli Officials Twitter Account
After the re-escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict last week, hackers across the world have declared virtual war on Israel, attacking and defacing websites and social media profiles. Tuesday ...
09:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Astronauts Will Have Thanksgiving Feast in Space
Turkey and all the trimmings are a staple for Americans on Thanksgiving, and that doesn't have to change for Americans in space.Astronaut food has come a long way from the early days of human spacefli...
09:11 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Top Tech Toys for the Connected Generation [VIDEO]
Today's kids are growing up with connected devices in their hands, usually their parent's tablets. That's why each week we bring you the Top Kids Apps, along with other tablet-related news. Market res...
09:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Thanksgiving Turkey Just Says No [COMIC]
Perhaps Farmer Brown is just trying to butter up Thom Turkey.SEE ALSO: White House Asks Facebook Users to Pick a Turkey to 'Pardon' for ThanksgivingBonus: 10 Ugly Turkeys to Relieve Your Thanksgiving ...
08:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 10 Pretty Pinterest Boards For Thanksgiving Inspiration
Marlana Hughes' collection of Thanksgiving-themed table centerpieces is worth checking out. Click here to view this gallery.Where do you look for Thanksgiving-themed f...
08:33 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable iPad Tops Kids Wish Lists for This Holiday Season [STUDY]
Parents, get ready to hit up the Apple Store during the holidays if you want to keep your kids happy.Nearly half of kids between the ages of 6-12 are interested in getting an iPad in the next six mont...
08:16 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Turkey Gobbles Bring Man to Tears [VIDEO]
Was it because he knew those turkeys would likely end up on a table for Thanksgiving dinner? Or was it fear of the odd-looking bird that brought this man to tears?Neither -- it was a simultaneous resp...
08:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable How SNLs Bill Hader Creates the Weirdest Clubs in NYC
Fans might know Stefon as the astute nightlife correspondent on Saturday Night Live who can point you to New Yorks hottest club, but Bill Hader said theres a fully functioning brain behind his charact...
08:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Cant Find a Parking Space? This App Can Help
Urban regions enjoy density. It's what makes for serendipity -- running into someone you know in a crowd of strangers is all the more meaningful. It can also make certain infrastructures more efficien...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Navigating the Legal Pitfalls of Augmented Reality
In the past year, augmented reality (AR) has moved beyond a sci-fi novelty to a credible marketing tool for brands and retailers. While part of a niche industry, AR applications are being championed ...
07:28 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 10 Ugly Turkeys to Relieve Your Thanksgiving Guilt
Image courtesy of Flickr, Carly & ArtClick here to view this gallery.Thanksgiving is a time for family, loosening the old belt and feeling guilty about all the innocen...
07:05 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Huge Visualization Shows Exact Moves Needed to Beat Every Angry Birds Level
Angry Birds has permeated nearly every aspect of our lives. It's a game, an education tool, plush toy, a comic and a movie -- so why not turn it into art?This is exactly what artist Evan Roth has done...
06:37 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Hans Rosling: 5 TEDTalks That Shaped My Worldview
Data visionary Hans Rosling has given nine TEDTalks over the years, focusing on global trends in health, economics and population growth. His favorite talks, naturally, keep an eye toward these global...
06:37 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Brandon Boyd: 10 Eye-Opening TEDTalks
Brandon Boyd, lead singer of the band Incubus, is a big TED fan. He writes, Although I have yet to attend TED, the web database has offered me consistent inspiration for years now. I see it as a beaco...
06:36 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Ben Rattray: 5 TEDTalks That Will Inspire You to Action
As the founder of Change.org, Ben Rattray works tirelessly to give voice to the voiceless and build tools and platforms to help ordinary people change the world. Similarly, he is drawn to TEDTalks th...
06:34 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable David Cohen: 6 Inspiring TEDTalks for Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur and investor David Cohen is used to picking his favorites. As the founder and CEO of startup accelerator TechStars, he has invested in over 150 companies, which have collectively raised ...
06:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 4 Personal Websites for the Media-Savvy Worker
You post to Facebook and Twitter accounts, you blog regularly on Tumblr and you upload the occasional YouTube video. On the other hand, you don't own or operate your own website (partly because johnsm...
05:24 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable New iPhone 5 Ads Show Off Noise Cancellation and Photo Sharing [VIDEO]
Apple has launched two new ads for the iPhone 5, showcasing two important new features -- the device's noise cancelling microphone and photo stream sharing. In the first ad, we see how easy it is to s...
05:14 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 4 Ways Tablets Help the Modern Sales Rep
The effective use of mobile technology is increasingly becoming a driver of selling success. In competitive industries, sales reps need anytime-access to account information, collateral and other mate...
03:48 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Epic Meal Time Gives Us Thanksgiving on Steroids [VIDEO]
Thanksgiving is a time for big appetites and hearty portion sizes, but the folks over at Epic Meal Time create a Turkey-Day dinner that will make any holiday feast look like a Happy Meal.SEE ALSO: Now...
02:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Unlikely Tech Alliance Aids Recovery After Sandy
Last weekend, more than ten days after superstorm Sandy, and after many days of darkness, most residents of Red Hook finally had power back. But power isn't everything anymore. In the immediate afterm...
02:28 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Apples Spaceship Campus Might Not Be Finished Until 2016 [REPORT]
Apples updated plans for its cutting-edge Apple Campus 2 design show four levels of offices, sprawling landscape, a cafeteria, corporate auditorium and a fitness cente...
01:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable White House Asks Facebook Users to Pick a Turkey to Pardon for Thanksgiving
Gobbler or Cobbler: Which turkey do you want pardoned? The White House is asking Facebook users to help decide the fate of two Thanksgiving birds.But fear not -- the duo won't be dinner. Rather, the w...
01:07 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable How Small Businesses Can Win the Web [INFOGRAPHIC]
Between their Black Friday Best Buy expeditions and Cyber Monday mania on Amazon, many holiday shoppers plan to celebrate Small Business Saturday this weekend. Conceived in 2010, the "holiday" puts th...
12:16 pm GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Senior Citizens Make Call Me Maybe Young Again [VIDEO]
Some may have rung the death knell for Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe, but a few spunky seniors (in the video above) likely disagree with that assessment.(Most were around before the Internet existe...
11:28 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 6 Inspiring Companies Joining #GivingTuesday
We're just one week away from #GivingTuesday, the new national celebration of giving, following the now-ritual post-Thanksgiving routine of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday will be celebr...
10:46 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable NBA Development League to Stream Games on YouTube
The NBA Development League will stream games on YouTube this season for the first time. Is this a hint at bigger things to come? More About: Sports, YouTube...
10:17 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Top 8 Amazon Deals for Black Friday
1. Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera In addition to saving $250 on this 16-megapixel DSLR, you can also save the same on select Nikon lenses.Cost: Was $696.95, Now $446.95C...
09:45 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Researchers Design Bio-Bot Able To Move On Its Own [VIDEO]
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a so-called "bio-bot," a 3D printed, 7-mm long biological machine. Made with hydrogel and rat heart cells, it can walk on its own. The project ...
09:15 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Pro Athletes Never Have to Worry About Another Twitter Gaffe [VIDEO]
This comedic infomercial features big-name sports starts pitching "Tweet Discreet," which magically turns potential Twitter gaffes into innocuous posts. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
08:44 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Sex is Better Than Facebook, or Is It? [POLL]
Facebook and sex are two things people seem to like a lot. In fact we get a lot of surveys here at Mashable about these two topics. Just this week, a new study by the University of Canterbury found t...
07:59 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Human Rights Watch Urges Fully Autonomous Weapons Ban [VIDEO]
A nonprofit group released a report calling for a worldwide ban on all fully autonomous weapons, citing a potential "lack of human control." More About: Drones, Newsy, report, videos...
06:59 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Brad Keselowski Turbocharges NASCARs Twitter Presence [INTERVIEW]
Champion racecar driver Brad Keselowski -- who became a social media legend in February -- talks all things Twitter and NASCAR in this Q-and-A. More About: NASCAR, Sports...
06:38 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Cooking a Breaking Bad Thanksgiving [VIDEO]
What would happen if the protagonists of "Breaking Bad," Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, cooked the Thanksgiving dinner instead of meth?In this hilarious parody, titled "Breaking Bread," you can find ...
06:12 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable iPad Hacker Trial Tests Pre-Internet Law
Five weeks after the release of the original 3G-enabled iPad in April 2010, Apple and AT&T suffered a massive data breach, exposing the email addresses of hundreds of thousands of early adopters....
05:39 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Things to Be Thankful For, Technology Edition
You know the scene. The family is gathered, the turkey is carved, the sweet potatoes are mere inches from your fork and have no idea of the fate that is is about to befall them. Then someone pipes up:...
05:12 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Cybersecurity Guru Calls for More Online Regulation
According to cybersecurity guru Eugene Kaspersky, the Internet needs more regulation. And it needs more and better regulation especially on the use of government-sponsored cyberweapons like Stuxnet an...
04:44 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 10 Smart Tips for Buying an HDTV
For all the incredible things our phones and tablets do, everybody wants to spend at least a little time kicking back on the couch in front of a big screen. Some of us want to spend a lot of time doin...
04:27 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Historic Mars Discovery: 14 Things It Could Totally Be
The Curiosity rover has reportedly made a groundbreaking discovery on Mars. The problem is that we will have to wait a few weeks to find out what it is. Curiosity made the finding onboard its mobile c...
04:10 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Satirical Africa for Norway Group Offers Aid to Freezing Scandinavians
Norwegian group Radi-Aid thinks there's enough sob stories out their about the dire situation in Africa. That's why it launched a YouTube campaign on behalf of freezing children in Norway, one of the ...
03:57 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Worlds Oldest Computer Gets a Reboot [VIDEO]
The National Museum of Computing is welcoming a new, two-ton computer to its collection -- the world's oldest. Named "The Witch" for Wolverhampton Instrument for Teaching Computation from Harwell, the...
03:38 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable This Grandmas Thanksgiving Rules Are Awesomely Harsh
Helen Philpot's a grandma with attitude. She posted this hilarious set of Thanksgiving rules on her blog -- salads, as you'll see, are not preferred. More About: Watercooler, thanksgiving, trending...
03:24 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable This Scrappy Mammal Survived Dinosaur Extinction
A scrappy family of mammals with unusual, mismatched features moved underground and, like living in a perpetual bomb shelter, managed to survive the mass extinction event 65 million years ago that wip...
03:08 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable HP and Yahoo: A Tale of Two Iffy Comebacks
Hewlett-Packard and Yahoo's paths seem to be cosmically intersecting. Very soon, Yahoo's market valuation may eclipse HP's as the two follow what in the short term looks like opposite trajectories. HP...
02:50 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable YouTube-Exclusive Halo Mini-Series Nets 26 Million Views
Microsoft's experimental Halo live-action miniseries received 26 million total views on YouTube since it launched in October, paving a future for long-form video content on the platform.Halo: Forward ...
02:50 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable YouTube-Exclusive Halo Miniseries Nets 26 Million Views
Microsoft's experimental Halo live-action miniseries received 26 million total views on YouTube since it launched in October, paving a future for long-form video content on the platform.Halo: Forward ...
02:28 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Heres How Nokia Creates Its Maps [VIDEO]
Nokia Here, the company's upgraded and re-branded location services, launched on iOS today. The launch follows the company's big unveiling of the service last week, which takes advantage of Nokias 3D...
02:17 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable See Space Shuttle Atlantis Covered in Plastic
Atlantis is currently wrapped in a protective plastic while construction crews finish building its exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando. More About: Newsy, atlantis space shuttle, videos...
02:03 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Mars Mystery: Has Curiosity Rover Made a Big Discovery?
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently made an important discovery "for the history books," but we'll have to wait a few weeks to find out what the new Red Planet find may be, media reports sugges...
01:59 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Larry David Reminisces About Thanksgiving [VIDEO]
When comedian and Seinfeld creator Larry David reminisces about Thanksgiving Day in Brooklyn, the animated results are pretttttty, prettttty, pretty funny.In a short animated special, David describes ...
01:48 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Twitter Offers $1 Million in Advertising Credits For Small Business Saturday
Twitter is offering as much as $1 million in free ad credits in total to 10,000 businesses to support Small Business Saturday this weekend.More About: Twitter, black friday, small businesses...
01:35 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Want to Face a Libel Suit? Just Hit Retweet
Earlier this month the BBC alleged on a news program that a former Tory politician was a child molester. The report, which didnt actually name the man, was untrue. But a frenzy of speculation began on...
01:26 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Apple Announces Black Friday Sale
Apple is having its annual one-day sale this Friday, offering customers a rare opportunity to buy Apple products at a discount.Black Friday is traditionally the only day of the year that Apple offers ...
01:15 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Robot Arm Lets You Digitally Decorate Christmas Tree for Charity
Hanging ornaments on a Christmas tree is typically an activity you do with your family -- but how about decorating a tree with people from around the globe? Now you can do that, on the interwebs, w...
01:05 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Which Thanksgiving Side Dish Wins on Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]
So long, spuds. Catch ya later, yams. Go forth and multiply, green beans. The most popular side dish at Thanksgiving, as rated by the number of mentions on Twitter and Facebook in recent months, is a ...
12:56 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Living With Lumia: The Problem With Windows Phone Apps
I'm now seven days -- a full week! -- into using the Nokia Lumia 920 and Windows Phone 8 instead of the iPhone 5 in our Living With Lumia challenge.For this dispatch, I wanted to focus on some of my f...
12:44 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Build Your Own Holiday Toys With littleBits
littleBits has a full collection of snap-able electronics that let you create your own gadgets at home. Today, they released a special holiday kit. More About: holidays 2012, how-to guide, parenting...
12:34 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 7 Tax Tips Your Startup Should Consider Before 2013
As the looming fiscal cliff dominates the post-election news cycle, its hard to know what tax and financial moves make sense this time of year. Pundits are talking in circles, and experts dont posses...
12:24 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday
Wouldn't it be great if we all took a day this season to give back? At Mashable, we believe that the digital community has the expertise, heart and innovative spirit needed to make the world a better ...
12:15 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clashs Resignation Spurs Emotional Response
Sesame Street's Kevin Clash, the longtime puppeteer and voice actor of Elmo, resigned Tuesday amid sex allegations involving minors.Within the past week, two males have said they have had sexual relat...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, November 21, 2012
Mashable 21 Stunning Cityscapes from Mashable Readers
An urban landscape can bring contradictions front and center. It can be both impressive and disappointing, inspiring and disheartening, both beautiful and ugly. F. Scott Fitzgerald, when describing Ne...
11:46 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Seamless Goes Down, Hungry Workers Freak Out on Twitter
SeamlessWeb users were unable to log onto the website or mobile app for more than an hour midday Tuesday as the service experienced technical difficulties. This left many hungry office workers scrambl...
11:34 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable The Real Value of Facebook Isnt Your Likes or Fans
Most businesses focus on their Facebook page. More specifically, they want to know how to get more Likes/fans or engagement.These are all common questions from businesses looking to grow with Facebook...
11:20 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable How I Fixed My Battery Issues on the Nokia Lumia 920
How does an Apple fangirl survive the weekend after switching from an iPhone 5 to Nokia's Lumia 920 running Windows Phone? It turns out, surprisingly well.I had a few issues getting my videos up over ...
11:12 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable See the Guy Fieri Skit That SNL Cut
Guy Fieri was in the spotlight last week after a scathing New York Times review of his Times Square restaurant. So, we were surprised that Bobby Moynihan didn't revive his spot-on impression of the fr...
10:59 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Storify Aims to Become Portal for Content Discovery
Since its public launch in mid-2011, Storify's multimedia timelines -- which let users tell stories using a combination of photos, tweets and other forms of content gathered across the web -- have app...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable As Ceasefire Looms, Israel-Gaza Conflict Continues on Twitter
On Tuesday, Reuters reported an "imminent" ceasefire between Gaza and Israel, brokered by the Egyptian government to go into effect by midnight (GMT). Though Hamas officials are validating the claims ...
10:43 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable The 5 Best-Selling Kindle Books of All Time
Five years ago, Amazon pushed reading into the digital age with the release of the Kindle. It certainly wasn't the first e-reader to hit the market, but thanks to the online retailer's huge online boo...
10:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable 61% of Online Shoppers Would Trade Privacy for Personalization [INFOGRAPHIC]
Privacy may be a big concern for online users, but it takes a backseat when it comes to shopping online.Nearly two-thirds of online shoppers say they would trade increased privacy for more personalize...
10:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Why You Cant Miss This Years Mashable Media Summit
The Mashable Media Summit is a rare and unique opportunity to be in the company of leaders from all areas of the industry. On Nov. 30 at the TimesCenter in New York City, you'll hear from new media co...
10:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Does the Moon Have Levitating Lunar Dust?
Did you hear about the new restaurant on the moon? Great food, but no atmosphere.While that wisecrack has been floating about in space circles for decades, a NASA lunar orbiter will gather detailed in...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Twinkie Trouble: How the Media Reacts [VIDEO]
In case you haven't heard, the Twinkie is in trouble. Last week, Hostess announced it would close its doors 10 months after the company filed bankruptcy, but there is still a small strand of hope for ...
09:31 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Nokia Here for iOS Has Excellent Transit Maps, Needs Polish [HANDS ON]
Nokia Here vs. Apple Maps Nokia Here (left) is the Finnish company's official maps app for iOS. While it has many useful features, you can see from this side-by-side com...
09:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable 9 Million Used Facebook 2012 Election App
Facebooks Im Voting app was credited in a study with convincing 340,000 Americans to vote in 2010, and the social network brought it back for 2012s national elections. Although we dont yet know what e...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Highlight Updates Its iOS App, Finally Comes To Android
Activity Feed (iOS) The whole Highlight interface has gotten a bit of an overhaul with Tuesdays update, now offering a little more information about the people you encou...
09:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable 3D Printing and the Rise of the Makers
The edge of technology is when it enables you to do something that you couldn't do before. It's one thing to put your imagination down onto a piece of paper, or into a computer program, but what if yo...
08:46 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Colors App Will Go Dark On Dec. 31
Color Labs is officially shutting down its video-sharing app at the end of this year, the company announced on its website Tuesday.More About: color...
08:43 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Twitter Restores @NYTOnIt Parody Account
Twitter has restored popular New York Times parody account @NYTOnIt after it was taken offline for about 12 hours beginning Tuesday night. The account was suspended after The Times filed a trademark c...
08:32 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable This Touchfire Keyboard Makes an Ideal Gift for iPad Fans
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.Typing on the iPad presented a problem from the very beginning. When Apple...
08:17 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Movember Doesnt Make You Creepy, Being Creepy Does [VIDEO]
If you're participating in Movember, maybe you can relate to David Merlin's problem. It's not that he's isn't approachable. He's got a decent job and he even started taking improv classes. But for som...
08:05 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Protect your Accounts When Shopping Online
As we gear up for the holiday shopping season, it's important to remain mindful of online identity theft and cybersecurity.Whether you're part of the 41% to 45% of consumers concerned about online pri...
08:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Parents Worry About What Data Advertisers Collect On Their Kids [STUDY]
It's common for parents to be concerned about what their children do online -- what content they look at, who they're talking to and how the data they put on the web might be viewed as they enter coll...
07:47 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable HP to Take $8.8 Billion Hit Over Inflated Acquisition
Citing "serious accounting improprieties," Hewlett-Packard is taking an $8.8 billion charge on its 2011 acquisition of software firm Autonomy, the company announced on Tuesday.HP is extremely disappoi...
07:31 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Mashable is Hiring in Editorial, Ad Operations and Sales
Mashable is hiring! Were recruiting candidates for full-time positions and internships based in our New York and San Francisco offices, as well as in London.Are you a part of the Connected Generation?...
07:10 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable How to Share on Facebook Mobile
Last week, Facebook introduced a "Share" button on its mobile site and apps.At long last, smartphone and tablet users can post links from their News Feed directly to their own pages with the touch of ...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Alexis Ohanian: 10 Great TEDTalks About the Promise of the Internet
Alexis Ohanian changed the shape of the Internet as a co-founder of Reddit. Naturally, this TED speaker is fascinated by talks about the global idea flow. Ohanian writes, Throughout history, there hav...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Philippe Starck: 11 Truly Thrilling Talks
Philippe Starck, who gave the TEDTalk "On design and destiny," is not your ordinary designer. His work ranges from the luxe interiors of boutique hotels to reinventing ordinary objects like the toothb...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Jesse Draper: 7 Inspiring TEDTalks That Will Pull You In
Jesse Draper likes to find out what makes successful people tick. As the host and creator of The Valley Girl Show (which you can watch right hereMore About: jesse draper, topted...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Daryl Hannah: 11 TEDTalks That Inspired Me to Activism
Daryl Hannah, actress and strong-willed activist, has gathered together the TEDTalks she's found most motivating over the years. Spanning the globe -- from the Black Hills Mountains of the United Stat...
06:42 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Benettons Mannequins Spy on You While You Shop
The next time you shop, take a close look at the mannequins in the store. They may be taking a close look at you, too.So far, Benetton is one of the few places you'll see $5,000 bionic mannequins from...
05:53 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Murder Suspect McAfee Blogs While on the Run From Police
Fugitives generally try to keep a low profile while running from the police, but murder suspect and tech entrepreneur John McAfee has done the opposite: He started a blog. McAfee, founder of the epony...
04:14 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable HTCs Peter Chou: We Dont Pay Apple $6-$8 per Android Phone
HTC is happy with its recent patent dispute settlement with Apple, and the media estimates the company is paying Apple $6 - $8 for every Android phone it sells are wrong, claims HTC CEO Peter Chou."I ...
03:35 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Friction May Someday Charge Your Cellphone
A nanogenerator made from inexpensive materials harvests mechanical energy and produces enough power to charge personal electronics.More About: Science, charger, wireless charging...
02:59 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable New E-Textbooks Report Student Study Habits
Students may no longer enjoy the luxury of slacking off in privacy because of new electronic textbooks that report their study habits.Teachers can track the time spent reading e-textbooks and see the ...
02:34 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Google Maps Helps Man Walk 5,000 Miles Across Asia [VIDEO]
While most of us consult Google Maps to get directions to the mall, one man used the app to trek 5,000 miles across Asia.Equipped with an Android phone running Maps, U.S. Marine Sgt. Winston Fiore set...
01:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Windows Phone 7 Handsets Will Be Updated Past 7.8 [REPORT]
If you purchased a Windows Phone last year, then you might continue seeing updates to the handsets for a little bit longer.A leaked Nokia slide references Windows Phone 7.x, which is set to arrive af...
01:31 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Gmail Gets Support for Cherokee, Raises Language Count to 57
Gmail is now available in 57 languages, and one of them is Cherokee, the only Southern Iroquoian language that's still spoken.While very few people speak Cherokee today, the update helps preserve the ...
12:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Seqinetic Sun Glasses Lets You Wear Daylight to Fight Winter Blues [VIDEO]
While a quick getaway to sunny Mexico may cure your winter blues, one company has devised a cheaper and longer-term alternative to escape shorter, darker days. Seqinetic "sun" glasses, which includes ...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable 6 Tech Fixes for Your Thanksgiving
Starting with Thanksgiving, the holiday season is set to arrive, often with big helpings of stress especially if you're still scrambling to get ready for Thursday. But there's no reason to face those...
11:01 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Nintendos Wii U: First Impressions
GamePad The Wii U GamePad has 6.2-inch touch screen.Click here to view this gallery.Nintendo's newest console has only been available for one day, but that's still enoug...
09:57 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable ACDC Is Finally Available on iTunes
Legendary hard rock band AC/DC has added a new way to deal the crunchy grooves you need: iTunes. More About: Entertainment, Music, iTunes Store...
08:57 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Man Tells Heartbreaking Story of Grandfathers Lost Building [VIDEO]
The latest StoryCorps animated video tells the story of an Italian man, named Rocco, who loses his apartment after working in it for 18 years. More About: Video, Watercooler, storycorps, trending...
07:55 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable These 3 Charts Tell the Story of Intels Otellini Era
Three charts tell the story of Intel boss Paul Otellini, who will step down in May after eight years at the helm of the chip giant.More About: CEOs, charts, intel...
06:57 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable CBS Analyst Apologizes for Homoerotic UFC Tweets
CBS Sports analyst Seth Davis is on the defensive after calling the UFC a "homoerotic" sport he doesn't want his son to watch on Twitter. More About: Sports, ufc...
06:36 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Get Your Kicks With Time-Lapse of Route 66
Over the summer, Brian DeFrees drove from Chicago to L.A. on Route 66 and made a three-minute video-lapse of the entire journey. More About: Watercooler, time-lapse...
06:15 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable How an NBA Stars YouTube Series Gives Fans Inside Access [VIDEO]
We recently wrote about how NBA fans are being introduced to budding star Damian Lillard through his YouTube documentary series, as well as how a similar Adidas project called "The Return of D.Rose" i...
05:57 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Non-Secession White House Petitions Surge
The White House's online petition site We the People has been inundated since president Obama's reelection with more petitions than at any time since its 2011 launch.About 37% of those 187 new petitio...
05:40 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Self-Taught Teen Prodigy From Sierra Leone Wows MIT Engineers [VIDEO]
The latest installment of the THNKR's Prodigies YouTube series highlights Sierra Leone teen Kelvin Doe, who is visiting the U.S. as a guest of MIT. The 15-year-old is a self-taught engineer, who has n...
05:27 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Mumbai Women Arrested for Political Facebook Comment
Following the death of Bal Thackeray, leader and founder of the Shiv Sena political party, 21-year-old Shaheen Dhadha was arrested for a Facebook comment that didn't please many Indian citizens. Peopl...
05:09 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable iPhone-Syncing Bike Mount Makes Your Apps More Accessible
If you're a weekend cyclist or maybe someone who bikes to work for exercise, there's a new gadget that's a real game-changer for bikers who are also iPhone owners. Company Wahoo Fitness develops iPh...
04:50 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable How Should Apple Name the Next Mac OS Series? [POLL]
The reign of the big cats is almost at an end at Apple, and we don't know what will replace them. With the rumor mill now pointing to the name "Lynx" for Mac OS X 10.9, the company is almost running o...
04:35 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Are You Safe From Cybercrime?
In our Cybercrime Series, presented by Norton, Mashable explores some of the web's greatest security breaches. From celebrity hacks to mobile hacks to Facebook hacks -- these anecdotes will remind why...
04:19 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable 25 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Gaza-Israel Conflict Updates
972 Magazine (@972mag) Bio: Independent news and commentary from Israel and PalestineClick here to view this gallery.Twitter has been abuzz with news from Gaza and Israe...
04:08 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Music Monday: Celebrating What Were Thankful For
Thanksgiving is only a few days away, which means your preparations are probably already well underway. Whether this means hours of grocery shopping or house cleaning, Thanksgiving isn't always the m...
03:48 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Killer Whale Plays With Dog [VIDEO]
A cute Labrador has a playful close encounter with a killer whale on Matheson Bay in the Auckland Region of New Zealand.More About: animals, cute animals, dogs...
03:31 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable So What If Oprah Used an iPad to Tweet About Microsoft Surface?
Oprah Winfrey recently gave Microsoft's Surface her seal of approval when the gadget made her annual "Favorite Things" list. Oprah has been using Twitter and hashtag #FavoriteThings to endorse the Sur...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Opera Web Browser Thrives in Europes Last Dictatorship
Opera lives on in Belarus. Not musical drama, but the fifth most popular web browser. Why is the former Soviet republic a ruby of web browsing rarity?More About: developing world, europe, opera, web b...
03:06 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Buzz This Week
It should come as no surprise to anyone who follows the social TV rankings that The X Factor has once again topped the chart this week. FOX's singing competition spurred more than 4.5 million mentions...
02:58 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Handball Player Drops Shorts in Extreme Meltdown [VIDEO]
Talk about taking the bait. A sarcastic kiss by a handball player sends his foe into a frenzied freak-out that includes...well, you gotta see for yourself. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
02:47 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Apple Stock Jumps More Than 7% After Falling to 6-Month Low
Apple's stock may have finally hit its bottom, as the stock rebounded by more than 7% in trading Monday. More About: apple, stocks...
02:35 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Hulu Launches Video Game Hub
Once you've had your fill of reruns, Hulu has something new for you. The Internet streaming entertainment company has added a video game hub to its service that includes HD trailers, release dates and...
02:21 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Targets 9 Best Black Friday Deals
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02:06 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Samsung Pulls Disturbing Ad Comparing Laptop to a Puppy
Samsung pulled an ad that compared a laptop to a puppy because "it was clearly upsetting people," a rep from Samsung's ad agency says.The company introduced the ad called "Don't Give Up on Puppy Love!...
01:51 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable DIY a Hoth Winter Wonderland With Star Wars Snowflakes
Artist Anthony Herrera has a sweet set of Star War paper snowflakes available for download on his website. More About: Holiday, How-To, Star Wars, gallery...
01:50 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable The Life, Death and Rebirth of Adobe Flash
Over the last five years, much has been written about Adobe Flash and its role in web development and its viability on the desktop, on mobile and beyond. Just as interesting as Flash's future is looki...
01:34 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Horror Movie Chronicles CERN Zombie Apocalypse
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has inspired its fair share of doomsday scenarios and rumors of pending Apocalypse, mostly centering on the exceedingly far-fetched possibility of creating mini...
01:25 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Gilts Black Friday Deals Are AwesomeIf You Can Find Them
Daily deals purveyor Gilt Groupe is giving shoppers a reason to stay in bed and rest off those tryptophan-induced hangovers. On Thanksgiving Day, the luxury-brands-for-less retailer is offering mobile...
01:25 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Gilts Black Friday Deals Are Awesome If You Can Find Them
Daily deals purveyor Gilt Groupe is giving shoppers a reason to stay in bed and rest off those tryptophan-induced hangovers. On Thanksgiving Day, the luxury-brands-for-less retailer is offering mobile...
01:09 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Double Fine Opens Top Secret Game Brainstorm to Fans
Since 2007, video game developer Double Fine (Psychonauts, Brtal Legend) has dedicated two weeks a year to an "Amnesia Fortnight." The company breaks from its current project into small teams to devel...
01:01 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable This Headband Controls Your Smartphone With Your Brain
Google Glasses? Passe. Voice-controlled intelligent agents? So over. Controlling the tempo of "Call Me Maybe" with your heartbeat? Please. The future of wearable computing is all about using your nogg...
12:44 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Kobe Asks Fans: Instagram or Twitter?
Kobe Bryant, long the sports world's biggest social media holdout, turns to fans for help with a nearly existential dilemma: Instagram or Twitter? More About: NBA, Sports, kobe bryant...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Twitter Fiction Festival Ignites Creative Collaboration
Millions of 140-character quips pop up on Twitter each day, and whether users are talking about politics, food, the weather or their location, they always seem to have something to say.While some user...
12:21 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Inspiring Blind Kitty Wins Best Cat Video of 2012
What started as a pool of 1,400 has now been whittled down to one. Thanks to The Friskies, the world finally has an answer to the burning question: What's the greatest cat video of 2012?The Friskies, ...
12:13 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Sends Rep Out to Personally Dis the iPhone, Android [VIDEO]
It's the classic source of angst for a marketer: If only people could actually see how good this product is, then they'd understand.For Microsoft, it must be especially frustrating. The company feels ...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable FitBit Is a Crucial Gift for Health-Conscious Data Nerds
She counts calories on her iPhone. She tracks her runs on RunKeeper (or Nike+). She has even inversely correlated her weight against the number of hours she sleeps each night.If that sounds like ...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, November 20, 2012
Mashable FitBit Is the Gift for Health-Conscious Data Nerds
She counts calories on her iPhone. She tracks her runs on RunKeeper (or Nike+). She has even inversely correlated her weight against the number of hours she sleeps each night.If that sounds like ...
11:50 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable 5 User Experience Lessons From Tom Hanks
There are many user experience design lessons we take from pop culture. Here are five we've learned from Tom Hanks and his classic films.More About: Tom Hanks, UX, UX design, user experience, user exp...
11:40 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Order a Side of Jelly for This Peanut Butter Pug [VIDEO]
Peanut butter puggy time! Peanut butter puggy time! See what we did there? (Hint: It's the "Peanut Butter Jelly" song with pugs. Carry on.)Sophie the pug laps up a dollop of peanut butter with her mon...
11:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable How Sexting Can Boost Your Adult Relationship [VIDEO]
Flirty singles and couples are sexting their way to fiery intimacy in their relationships. How about you?In April, U.K.-based mobile news site Recombu polled 2,000 adults, who revealed many were sexti...
11:20 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable NASA Video Captures Giant Sun Eruption
The sun unleashed a monster eruption of super-hot plasma on Nov. 16 in back-to-back solar storms captured on camera by a NASA spacecraft.The giant sun eruption, called a solar prominence, occurred at ...
11:10 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Apples Next Operating System: Lynx [RUMOR]
With only one version of Mac OS X left to go, and a dwindling number of big cats to name it after, Apple has apparently decided which breed to honor. OS 10.9 will be called Lynx, according to one unco...
11:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Windows 8 May Not Be Selling Well [REPORTS]
Windows 8 may not be off to a strong start. Sales aren't meeting Microsoft's own expectations, a longtime company observer says. At the same time, a major online PC retailer says sales of the new OS a...
10:50 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable 10 Black Friday Deals You Cant Afford to Miss
1. Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles Microsoft has already started offering holiday bundle deals for the Xbox 360, including a 250GB console and Kinect with two games.The bundles...
10:41 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Verified Gaza Strike Map Separates Fact From Fiction
Reports of airstrikes and explosions in a war zone can be conflicting, especially in a war that is being fought in the Social Media trenches as well as on the ground. In the wake of the assassination ...
10:32 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable This Is George Takeis First Tumblr Post
George Takei's infiltration of your social web experience continues with the former Star Trek actor's foray into Tumblr. In case your Facebook newsfeed didn't have enough reshares from Takei's meme-f...
10:23 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Less Than Two Weeks to Buy Tickets to the Mashable Media Summit
With less than two weeks until the Mashable Media Summit, tickets are selling out fast. Now's your chance to purchase your ticket to learn about the hottest trends from the biggest leaders in media. T...
10:07 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Shopping Scams Await Online Bargain Hunters
With holiday shopping season in full swing, consumers are turning to online shopping to search for the best deals they can find. Stores like Walmart have already released their Black Friday specials a...
09:54 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Conde Nast Magazine Covers Resemble Windows 8
For 14 of Conde Nast's December issues of magazines including Wired, The New Yorker, Vogue and Glamour, the covers wont look anything like the standard ones. Instead, theyll look like Windows 8 Start ...
09:38 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Mobile Shopping on Thanksgiving Day Will Double This Year [INFOGRAPHIC]
Don't be too surprised if you catch one of your relatives shopping on their smartphone during Thanksgiving dinner.Twenty-eight percent of those who own a smartphone or tablet plan to shop from their m...
09:22 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Mac OS X 10.9 Might Get Siri and Maps Integration [REPORT]
Early builds of Apple's upcoming desktop operating system, OS X 10.9, have Siri and Apple Maps integration, 9to5Mac reports citing "reliable" sources. Both features are in early stages of testing, and...
09:07 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable 10 Mobile Apps to Control Your Laptop
1. Xtralogic Remote Desktop Client for Android Get to your laptop on your Android mobile device over any Internet connection with this app. Once you're linked, use the a...
08:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable GetGlue Acquired by Competitor for $25 Million Plus Stock
In an unexpected move, Viggle Inc., a 2-year-old company that describes itself as a "popular television loyalty service," has acquired social TV check-in app GetGlue for a mix of cash and stock, both ...
08:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable GetGlue Acquired by Competitor for $25 Million Cash Plus Stock
In an unexpected move, Viggle Inc., a 2-year-old company that describes itself as a "popular television loyalty service," has acquired social TV check-in app GetGlue for a mix of cash and stock, both ...
08:44 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Google Internet Service May Actually Bring U.S. Up to Speed
Google's effort to install a blazingly fast, gigabit-per-second fiber Internet service in the two-state metropolis of Kansas City -- a speed 100 times faster than the national average -- is a radical ...
08:35 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable MC Hammer and Psys Gangnam Style Duet Is 2 Legit [VIDEO]
Is "Gangnam Style" too legit to quit? With more than 766 million views, MC Hammer seems to think so. The rapper joined Korean music sensation Psy on stage at the 2012 American Music Awards on Sunday n...
08:25 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Intel CEO Paul Otellini Stepping Down
Intel's chief is riding over the Ivy Bridge into the sunset.Paul Otellini, who has served as company CEO since 2005, will step down after Intel's annual stockholder's meeting in May.Otellini, 62, has ...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Odd Samsung Ad Compares Your Laptop to a Puppy [VIDEO]
Can a new hard drive make you change your mind about trashing your laptop? How about if your laptop looks like a puppy?Well, you have us there, Samsung. This ad makes the offbeat argument that your la...
08:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Super Jupiter Dwarfs Solar Systems Largest Planet
In a rare direct photo of a world beyond Earth, astronomers have spotted a planet 13 times more massive than Jupiter, the largest planet in our own solar system.The planet orbits a star called Kappa A...
07:45 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Apple Has Approved 1 Million Apps for the App Store
Apple's App Store has now received more than 1 million app submissions since launching in 2008, according to data from Appsfire....
07:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Charging a Credit Surcharge Will Cost You Customers
In July, card issuers and banks reached a $7.25 billon settlement with merchants. As a result of the settlement, nearly seven million merchants in the U.S. will receive paid damages and lower processi...
07:17 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Hunting for a Job? Check 160+ Listings From The Onion and More
When the world's best companies are looking to fill open positions, they post them on the Mashable Job Board. New jobs are added every day.More About: Jobs, Mashable Job Board, boombox, sonico, the on...
07:04 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Broadcast TV Comes to the iPhone and iPad
iPhones and iPads can perform wondrous feats with various media, but one thing they can't do is tune into live TV over the air. With the new EyeTV Mobile tuner, however, broadcast TV becomes just anot...
07:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Alexa von Tobel: 4 TEDTalks That Impart True Insight
As founder and CEO of personal finance site LearnVest, Alexa von Tobel is teaching people new things everyday. She knows that the best TEDTalks are the ones that can deliver eye-opening information i...
07:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Tim OReilly: 9 TEDTalks That Stretched My Mind
Tim O'Reilly founded O'Reilly Media with the long-term vision of changing the world by spreading the knowledge of tech innovators. Its a mission that very much dovetails with TED. Below, O'Reilly pick...
07:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Elif Shafak: 8 Talks That Captivated Me
An acclaimed author in both Turkey and the United States, Elif Shafak champions in her TEDTalk, The politics of fiction, the idea that stories can transcend identity politics. Transcendence appears to...
07:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Damon Lindelof: 5 TEDTalks I Sent to My Friends
Damon Lindelof, co-creator of the series Lost, didnt need to go down the rabbit hole that is TED in order to pick his favorite talks. The co-writer of the movie Prometheus, which featured a TEDTalk fr...
06:56 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Robot Hand Picks Up Nyan Cat, What Else is Possible?
Humans take their hands for granted. Were just as quick to make an obscene gesture with them as we are to paint the next Mona Lisa. For those building robots, however, dexterous hands are a never--en...
06:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable SkinnyScoop Brings the Conversation Into Pinterest-Style Recommendations
Where virtual bulletin board Pinterest is great for setting goals and daydreaming, SkinnyScoop wants to take these dreams and turn them into action. More About: SkinnyScoop, pinterest...
04:59 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Leak-Resistant Lingerie Could Revolutionize That Time of the Month
Name: Dear KateOne-Line Pitch: Leak-resistant underwear for women.Why Its Taking Off: Provides peace of mind for menstruating and pregnant women.Ladies, we've all been there. In the middle of class or...
03:57 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Cisco Acquires Cloud Networking Firm Meraki for $1.2 Billion
Cisco has acquired cloud networking company Meraki for $1.2 billion in cash, the companies have announced. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the second quar...
01:25 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Funniest Memes of the Week
Feel like you missed out on all the viral video fun from last week? What, you were actually working during the week?More About: Video, Viral Video Recap, trending, viral videos...
12:22 pm GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Impressive Kohler Shower Head Doubles as Wireless Speaker [VIDEO]
While it may seem counterintuitive at first sight, Kohler's "Moxie" shower head pumps out sound while water flows through it.Integrated with a wireless speaker, the Moxie pairs with any Bluetooth-enab...
11:46 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable How to Cook a Complete Thanksgiving Meal Using YouTube
1. Turkey The pice de rsistance of Thanksgiving is the turkey. For a first-timer, the bird can seem intimidatin...
11:16 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable How to Find Top Tech Talent on Social Media
In todays world of serial applicants, recruiters are having trouble finding top talent.Most recruitment processes are costly and ineffective. Hiring managers are bogged down by unqualified applicants ...
10:42 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Late-Night Gadget Use Damages Your Sleep Cycle [INFOGRAPHIC]
Does this sound familiar? You're lying in bed, ostensibly ready for dreamland. But first, you grab your smartphone and set the requisite six alarms (all of them blaring the Star Wars theme). But while...
10:03 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Ex-Apple Employee Wants to Create the Best Toy Blocks Ever
Imagine a child's building blocks. Now imagine them moving around, lighting up and even interacting with each other, while being controlled by your iPhone. That's the idea behind ATOMS, a Kickstarter ...
09:16 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable American Music Awards Goes Paperless, Uses Galaxy Note II to Announce Winners
And the winner is ... Samsung's Galaxy Note II. The smartphone took center stage -- literally -- at the American Music Awards Sunday night, as presenters used it to announce winners, according to webs...
08:23 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Sales Smash Records, Makes $500M in One Day [VIDEO]
Call of Duty: Black Ops II delivered the "biggest entertainment launch of the year," after sales of the popular video game hit $500 million worldwide in 24 hours, according to publisher Activision."We...
07:17 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Your Favorite Music Fan Will Treasure This Twistable Wireless Speaker
Give the gift of noise this holiday season. HiddenRadio is a uniquely designed, portable wireless speaker that you can "unwrap" each time you use it. Rather than traditional button volume adjustment, ...
06:29 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable iMessage and FaceTime Back Up, Apple Users Complain About Outage on Twitter
Apple users took to Twitter to vent their frustrations over iMessage and FaceTime service interruptions.iOS devices and Macs with OSX 10.6.6 or higher experienced a nearly five-hour outage, from 11:45...
05:18 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week
In this day and age, learning a different language -- especially at a young age -- is essential. This week, take a look at an app that helps your kids learn Spanish; plus, a few others sure to get the...
04:20 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Money-Saving Apps for Black Friday
Black Friday comes once a year and for most of us, once is enough. The sleep-sucking mega shopping day has morphed into a major shopping weekend. With the growing popularity of Cyber Monday, and brick...
03:22 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Drobo Mini, the Sophisticated Backup System In a Small Package [REVIEW]
The Drobo Mini is a backup system that's scarcely larger than your hand, and with its Thunderbolt ports, it can back up boatloads of data at blazing speed.More About: Drobo Mini, Hard Drives, Thunderb...
03:01 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable How to Use Pinterest to Recruit
We are a visual society. We enjoy looking at beautiful and interesting things. A2012 study by ROI Researchconfirmed this. They found when users engage friends on social media sites, it's the pictures ...
02:44 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Many Black Friday Shoppers to Begin Before 3 A.M. [INFOGRAPHIC]
Which do you prefer -- Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Is Black Friday as money-saving as it used to be? Find out what your fellow shoppers think.More About: black friday, retail, shopping...
02:15 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Man Controls Call Me Maybe With His Actual Heart
This is what happens when you control the tempo of "Call Me Maybe" with your heartbeat.More About: Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen, Entertainment, viral videos...
01:57 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Meet the Super Fan Who Waited in Line for a Month for a Wii U [VIDEO]
Triforce Johnson spent almost a month outside the Nintendo World store to be first in line for the Wii U launch.More About: Gaming, Nintendo, Video, Wii U...
01:24 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Is Apple Bipolar? [SUNDAY COMICS]
With Apple's stock going up and down like a roller coaster, investors are skittish. Is the company bipolar? Isn't there medicine for this?More About: Sunday Comics, apple, investors, trending...
12:28 am GMT - Mon, November 19, 2012
Mashable Analysis of NFL Analysts: Which Experts Get It Right?
One thing that distinguishes all NFL fans: they think they know more about the league than every other NFL fan in the country -- or at least that's what they think. Basically, every fan is an expert i...
11:55 pm GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Marijuana Vending Machine Makers Stock Skyrockets and Everybody Freaks Out
MedBox, maker of vending machines for hospitals, pharmacies and "alternative medicine clinics," has seen its stock rise by 3,000% since the 2012 election. ...
11:22 pm GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Study: People Like Sex More Than Facebook
A new study reveals that people prefer sex to Facebook, contrary to what other recent studies seemed to indicate.More About: Internet addiction, popular science, sex, trending...
10:07 pm GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Wii U Launch Day: Everything You Need to Know
For Nintendo fans, the big day has arrived. Nintendo's newest console, the Wii U, began selling at midnight on Sunday morning across the United States.More About: Gaming, Nintendo, Wii U, trending...
09:37 pm GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable SNL Turns Drones into a Terrorist-Killing Boy Band [CARTOON]
This cartoon aired on Saturday's SNL features a quartet of "cool drones" who kill terrorists while moonlighting as a world-famous boy band.More About: Drones, Entertainment, cartoons, saturday night l...
09:04 pm GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Governor Chris Christie Makes Fun of Himself on SNL [VIDEO]
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie showed up on Saturday Night Live, riding the wave of popularity after his widely praised response to Hurricane Sandy.More About: Entertainment, Sandy, political humo...
08:09 pm GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable 10 Excellent iPad Apps You Should Download Right Now
1. AudioNote Taking notes at a meeting, meet-up or conference? AudioNote lets you link audio recordings to the notes you keep along the way. Later, select a place in you...
08:27 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable 65 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
The holidays are just around the corner, and for many, the next month-and-a-half will be the busiest and most stressful time of the year. Here at Mashable, we're not looking to add to your stress; ra...
07:29 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable CTRL+Console Takes Editing to the Touchscreen
A Kickstarter project is hoping to sync video editing software, like Final Cut Pro, to your iPad, iPod or iPhone -- replacing keyboards with touch screens.More About: Final Cut Pro, Newsy, adobe premi...
06:29 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Is Photography Dead? A History From Early Cameras to Instagram [INFOGRAPHIC]
Photography experienced something of a renaissance when smartphones came along. Far from being dead, apps such as Instagram rejuvenated the artform.More About: photography...
05:25 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Gobble Up Some Goodness With These Thanksgiving-Themed Cupcakes
Looking for last-minute Thanksgiving baking ideas? Try these cupcakes -- they're decorated like traditional dishes, like yams, potatoes and pumpkin pie. More About: How-To, recipes, thanksgiving...
04:28 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Dock and Play Music From Any Device With IDAPT Universal Speaker System [VIDEO]
With a growing selection of gadgets on the market, there's a noticeable trend towards universal accessories. IDAPT, which works with iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry and other platforms, is no excep...
03:37 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Google Takes You on a Mind-Boggling Trip to 100,000 Stars
Ready for a mind-blowing trip? Google's got you covered with its "100,000 Stars" Chrome experiment, visualizing our stellar neighborhood in a way you've never seen.More About: 100000 stars, Google, in...
02:38 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable 14 Black Friday Tech Deals Start Early at Walmart
1. Apple iPad 2 16GB $399Click here to view this gallery.This year Walmart is starting Black Friday on Thursday, so you can get an early start on your holiday tech savi...
02:38 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable 14 Best Black Friday Tech Deals at Walmart
1. Apple iPad 2 16GB $399Click here to view this gallery.This year Walmart is starting Black Friday on Thursday, so you can get an early start on your holiday tech savi...
02:27 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Think New York Has a Small Carbon Footprint? Watch This [VIDEO]
The New York Mayor's office released a -- somewhat frightening -- video highlighting the amount of carbon dioxide the city emits each year. More About: carbon emissions, climate change, new york city,...
01:57 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable 11 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
Ingress Googles Niantic Labs released a new game this week called Ingress that turns your neighborhood into the game board. The free app encourages you to get outside to...
01:33 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Monitor Your Diabetes Using These Digital Tools
Are you one of the millions of Americans with diabetes? November is National Diabetes Month, a condition that is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Of the 25.8 million Americans ...
12:52 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
It was another exciting week in technology and gadgetry. Check out our gallery and read the full stories right here on Top 10 Tech.More About: Top 10 Tech, Top 10 Tech This Week, trending...
12:37 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Robots Replace Costly U.S. Navy Mine-Clearance Dolphins [VIDEO]
Humans are not the only ones who should be worried about their jobs being taken away by robots. Turns out, job-stealing 'bots are soon going to make dolphins the oceans' new unemployed.The U.S. Navy h...
12:28 am GMT - Sun, November 18, 2012
Mashable Toys R Us Says Wii U Pre-Order Shipments May Be Delayed
Toys 'R' Us started contacting customers Friday, warning them that their Wii U shipments have been delayed.More About: Gaming, Toys R Us, Wii U...
11:56 pm GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. When (Teen Heartthrob) Worlds Collide "Went to watch my boy @justinbieber tonight! Smashed it! Great job dude! See ya soon."- ...
11:46 pm GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable 9 Online Resources to Plan a Budget-Friendly Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving may only occur once a year, but that doesn't mean you have to break the bank to host the festivities. These apps and resources can help.More About: apps, deals, features, holidays 2012, t...
10:58 pm GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Stylish HiRise Stand Elevates Laptops to the Ideal Height
There's no shortage of stands for laptops, but we've never seen one as useful or beautiful as the HiRise for MacBook from Twelve South. The HiRise secures that gleaming laptop on the pedestal it deser...
10:10 pm GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Learn How Not to Die With This PSA [VIDEO]
Australia's Melbourne Metro released this disturbingly upbeat video about "dumb ways to die" -- part of its campaign to prevent train-related deaths. More About: Dumb Ways to Die, PSA, Watercooler, tr...
09:18 pm GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Do You Have What It Takes to Be an eBay Entrepreneur?
If you want to start your own online business, there are lots of ways to go without bothering with eBay. So why work with the online auctions giant? More About: ebay, entrepreneur, features, mashable,...
08:29 pm GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable President Obama Meets McKayla Maroney, Not Impressed [PIC]
McKayla Maroney, the Olympian who spawned the legendary "not impressed" meme face, posed for a photo with President Obama during the team's visit to the White House. Obama was not Impressed.More About...
08:11 pm GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Top Comments from the Mashable Community
Introducing the New Mashable Mashable's redesign is something we're extremely proud of and very excited about. We've taken your feedback and used your suggestions to cre...
09:56 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable This Startup Wants to Make it Easier to Donate to Those in Need
With Thanksgiving less than a week away, food banks are struggling to figure out how to keep up with the need for donations this time of year. In some areas of New York and New Jersey thousands of peo...
09:56 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Startup Takes the Legwork out of Giving a Helping Hand
With Thanksgiving less than a week away, food banks are struggling to figure out how to keep up with the need for donations this time of year. In some areas of New York and New Jersey thousands of peo...
09:32 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Republicans Flame Romneys Digital Team
Zac Moffatt, digital director for Mitt Romneys failed presidential bid, is emerging as a leading scapegoat for the Republican loss.Conservative media voices such as Erick Erickson at Red State and Mik...
08:45 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Social Video App Vodio Rolls Out Deeper Social Integration
Video discovery app Vodio has rolled out a new iOS design which turns any Facebook Page or Twitter profile into a video channel.More About: Mobile, Tablet, Vodio, apps, iOS...
07:49 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Traverie Crowdsources Your Facebook Photos for Travel Planning
Traverie, a new site launched this week, wants to turn your friends' Facebook photos into your next vacation. The virtual travel magazine compiles photos from friends' albums to suggest places to visi...
07:13 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Queen Nabs Galaxy Note 10.1 for Royal Collection [VIDEO]
England's Royal Family is getting a More About: Newsy, royal family, tablets, videos...
06:37 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Science Turns the Earths Atmosphere into Art [VIDEO]
A beautiful new video from NASA shows how the Earth's atmosphere moves and changes as tiny particles swirl around the planet.More About: NASA, atmosphere, satellite imagery, space...
06:07 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Twinkies? Chris Christie Doesnt Want No Stinkin Twinkies [VIDEO]
Twinkies? We're talking about Twinkies? Chris Christie wants no part of the social web's Hostess hysteria. More About: Chris Christie, Viral Vidoes, Watercooler...
05:35 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable This iPhone App Will Reward You for Taking Photos of Your Favorite Brands
Name: KaptureOne-Line Pitch: Kapture is an iPhone app that connects users with brands and businesses in New York City through photos.Why It's Taking Off: Users earn rewards instantly for taking photos...
05:35 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable This iPhone App Rewards You for Photos of Your Favorite Brands
The location-based app shows users a list of businesses nearby in entertainment, fashion, food, home, shopping and travel. More About: The Launchpad, kapture...
04:54 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable The Worlds Most Expensive Scrabble Set
The world's most advanced Scrabble board comes complete with LEDs, RFID chips and software that transmits the game to the Internet in real time. It's also the world's most expensive.Worth $30,000, the...
04:20 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Wii U Will Launch With 24 Games This Sunday
Assassin's Creed III A version of the latest chapter in the Assassin's Creed saga, a week after it was released on other console.Click here to view this gallery.Nintendo...
04:05 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Tiny Metal Fitness Tracker Is Sleek Enough for Any Occasion
It looks like a mini flying saucer and is about the size of a quarter, but new fitness-tracking gadget Shine is different from the competition in more ways that just its appearance. The Shine by Misf...
03:56 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Why Rich Countries Cant Have $20 Tablets Yet
Students in India can now buy a fully-functional 7-inch tablet, the Aakash 2, for about $20 after a government subsidy, or about $45 retail. These are prices that could bring computing to hundreds of ...
03:46 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Relive All of 2012s Pop Hits in One Mega-Mashup [VIDEO]
Oh no, they're not dead yet. Yes, those catchy (read: will never get unstuck from your head) pop tunes of 2012 are back, but this time they've joined forces. Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, One Di...
03:33 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable 10 Deliciously Weird Things Made Out of Bacon [PICS]
1. Bacon Skyrim Mask Image courtesy of Reddit, LiktwoClick here to view this gallery.After the bacon shortage announcement in September, the Internet went crazy -- like ...
03:18 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Twitters New API Rules Kill Windows 8 App
What happens when third-party Twitter developers hit the API limit for user tokens? The results aren't pretty.When Twitter announced its big API changes back in August, one of the most controversial c...
03:11 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Netflix CEO: Amazon Losing Up to $1 Billion a Year on Streaming Video
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings estimates that Amazon is spending up to $1 billion a year on streaming content for Amazon Prime. Hastings (pictured), who spoke with Dow Jones editors, said he was basing tha...
02:57 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Coach Drops Gum on Court, Eats it Anyway [VIDEO]
Meet YOLO Tom Crean, the coach who drops gum on the court but picks it back up and keeps chewing because opening a new one? Ain't nobody got time for that. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
02:50 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable How Droughts Can Cause Power Outages
Hundreds of millions of people in India lost power this summer, in part because of a delayed monsoon season. Rainfall may seem far removed from power plants, but the fate of water in a region often af...
02:37 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Justin Timberlake Brings Sexy Back to Myspace [VIDEO]
Myspace is going musical, and they hope Justin Timberlake's vocal cords will put some sexy back in the social network. On Thursday, the pop-star revealed the new and improved site that now focuses on ...
02:22 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Does Facebook Drive Sales? New Tool Helps Advertisers Find Out
Does Facebook drive sales? That's a question posed by many an online retailer active on the social network -- and one Facebook is looking to answer with a new conversion tracking tool for advertisers....
02:12 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable College Athlete Suspended After Tweeting Sandusky Rape Jokes
She posted a series of tweets mocking the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal before her team's NCAA Tournament game against Penn State on Friday. More About: Sports, college sports...
01:51 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Apple Patents the Virtual Page Turn
Apple is now the proud owner of the page turn.In a patent approved this week by the United States Patent Office Apple was awarded a design patent for Display screen or portion thereof with animated g...
01:44 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable New Touchscreen Tech Listens to Your Taps
A new technology called FingerSense adds a tiny acoustic sensor inside a smartphone to listen for and measure the vibrations of the object that touches it.More About: smartphone, touchscreen...
01:34 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Skype Interview Interrupted by Gaza Bomb Blast [VIDEO]
A Skype interview between CNN's Isha Sesay, Israeli citizen and Ashkelon resident Nissim Nahoom, and Mohammed Sulaiman, a Palestinian resident of Gaza, was suddenly interrupted by repeated bomb blasts...
01:15 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable How Does GPS Know Where You Are?
Are we there yet? No, but your GPS-enabled device can tell you exactly when you're due to arrive. Here's how it works.More About: Did You Know, features, gps, mashable, navigation, traffic...
01:10 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Share Your Next Airport Taxi With This Website
You know the drill. You touch down at the airport and claim your luggage; maybe grab some coffee, run to the restroom or make a quick phone call. But your trip's not over quite yet. You still need to ...
12:54 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable The 10 Worst Memes of 2012
1. Superstorm Sandy Memes Tragedies should not be comically memed. Ever. Laughing at someone else's misfortune? Not cool, Internet. Image courtesy of @dmataconisClick he...
12:40 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Soundslice Will Revolutionize How Guitarists Learn From YouTube
As of yesterday, there were only two ways to learn guitar music from the web: Googling a tablature file and emulating another guitarist on YouTube. While both are easier (and cheaper) than buying a bo...
12:25 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable How Much Is the Internets Electric Bill? [INFOGRAPHIC]
While surfing the web, you're probably more concerned with the charge left on your laptop's battery. But how much power does it require to keep the Internet itself running?Powering worldwide data cent...
12:11 am GMT - Sat, November 17, 2012
Mashable Youre Not the Only One Mooching HBO GO [VIDEO]
Warning: If you're using someone else's HBO GO password, the world is onto you. This new College Humor video exposes the hidden secret everyone knows -- everyone is mooching HBO GO passwords from frie...
11:55 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Living With Lumia, Day 3: Battery Woes
I'm now in my fourth day of using the Lumia 920 and Windows Phone 8 in lieu of the iPhone 5 in our Living With Lumia challenge.So why is this post/video delayed? I'm glad you asked! Yesterday, we had ...
11:47 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Stuff Your Students Stocking With This Futuristic Smartpen
The days of traditional note-taking are over. Laptops, tablets and smartphones have revolutionized the way we record and store everyday data, making the paper note a secondary and often unnecessary to...
11:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Starting Ebay Bid for a Single Twinkie Is $5,000
Snackcakepocalypse is nigh.With the sad news today that Hostess is closing came even more sad tidings: America's favorite golden-hued snack food -- the plastic-wrapped cylinder that has inspired every...
11:21 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable 6 Apps and Tools to Ease Your Thanksgiving Travel
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, meaning turkey, football and one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. To make sure your holiday stays focused on family, friends and food and less on ai...
11:08 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable T-Shirts Display Entire Text of Classic Novels [PICS]
The Great Gatsby Click here to view this gallery.Litographs offers unique posters featuring the text from entire books. Founded by Danny Fein, the company has launched ...
10:41 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable 40 Essential Mashable Stories You May Have Missed in 2012
Now that the year is nearing a close, it's an appropriate time to reflect on the prodigious growth of digital culture in 2012. Social media is more popular than ever. Facebook has more than one billio...
10:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Google Considering Wireless Network [REPORT]
Google is looking to cut out the middleman for its Android mobile devices and begin offering wireless service itself, according to a report.The search giant met with reps from Dish Network to partner ...
10:20 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Top 3 Reasons Why You Need to Attend the Mashable Media Summit
The Mashable Media Summit is a rare and unique opportunity to be in the company of leaders from all areas of the industry. In less than two weeks, you'll hear from new media companies like Facebook, T...
10:09 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Joe Biden Charms Parks & Recreation, Folks [VIDEO]
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden made an appearance on Parks & Recreation on Thursday night, and his cameo was all that we dreamed it would be and more.More About: TV...
10:09 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Watch Joe Bidens Charming Parks & Recreation Cameo
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden made an appearance on Parks & Recreation on Thursday night, and his cameo was all that we dreamed it would be and more.More About: TV...
09:47 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable 5 Premium Channels YouTube Should Drop
1. Shaq Comedy YOCT ranking: 84Shaquille ONeal isnt known for his comedy (just watch him at halftime for NBA ga...
09:36 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Netflix and Nintendo TVii Apps Delayed into December on Wii U
In a press release regarding the Wii U launch Sunday, Nintendo dropped a very important piece of information: the connected TV application known as Nintendo TVii and its associated apps would not be a...
09:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Even Sony Doesnt Think Its Current Phones Are That Good
Sony's latest Xperia phones are good enough for James Bond, but not Sony itself, apparently. The company's own sales chief says Sony will soon debut a phone that can go toe-to-toe with the iPhone 5 an...
09:16 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Twitter Mourns Twinkies: 140 Cream-Filled Characters of Sadness
The Twinkies' spongey, beef fat-reinforced exterior may be able to survive a nuclear holocaust, but it looks like the iconic dessert can't survive a labor strike.Hostess Brands Inc. announced plans t...
09:02 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Amazon Gift Cards Get JibJabbed
We all have mixed feelings about gift cards: Sure, they're convenient and useful, but they're also impersonal -- the kind of thing you might expect from a work acquaintance or a distant relative, but ...
08:47 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Watch Lynxs Nutty Sequel to Axes Viral Hit, Wash Your Balls [VIDEO]
Hey, it worked two years ago. Why not try it again? Back in 2010, Axe's "Wash Your Balls" (see below) racked up a couple million views and got the most buzz of any viral ad that year thanks to a so-du...
08:31 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable 8 Hostess Treats You Can Still Make at Home
1. Twinkies Craving the iconic Twinkies? With various types of flour, sugar and corn syrup -- shown in this vid...
08:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable At Age 11, This Girl Named the Curiosity Rover
When Clara Ma was in 6th grade, she won a NASA essay contest to name its Mars rover. The essay was not even 250 words, but it was enough to change her life.More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, NAS...
08:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable 500px Adds Creative Commons Licensing Option
Photo sharing site 500px announced on Friday plans to roll out Creative Commons licensing on the service. While photos on the site will default to an all rights reserved setting, 500px users will now ...
07:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Teen Denied Communion After Marriage Equality Facebook Post
Reverend Gary LaMoine of the Assumption Church in Barnesville, Minn., denied 17-year-old Lennon Cihak the Eucharist rite of Communion after seeing a picture on Facebook of the teen that went against t...
07:31 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Start Selling iPad Mini
AT&T, Sprint and Verizon have announced they are now offering the LTE iPad mini and the fourth generation iPad in their retail stores. Unveiled on Oct. 23, the Wi-Fi version of the iPad mini hit ...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Leslie Bradshaw: 7 Talks to Inspire Female Leaders
As the co-founder and COO of digital agency JESS3, Leslie Bradshaw helps huge companies like Nike and Intel perfect their social media strategies. A rising star in the tech and media world, Bradshaw ...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Stefan Sagmeister: 5 Brilliant TEDTalks to Watch With a Friend
Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister is world-renowned for his ability to translate joy into creativity. And he is no stranger to TED, having given four of his own TEDTalks on topics ranging from the Ha...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Ryuichi Sakamoto: 10 Unique TEDTalks That Express an Original Vision
Musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has fans all around the globe. Just as they would praise his compositions, Sakamoto gives immense credit to each of these 10 TED speakers. He says, "Each talk expresses a vis...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Dave Eggers: 4 Spot-on TEDTalks
After breaking onto the literary scene with his book A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers established the non-profit 826 Valencia to encourage kids to flex their writing muscles. In ...
06:53 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable The Ever Changing Rules of Tech: Parents Brave Efforts to Keep Up
I have always been fairly strict about monitoring my daughters screen time. Whether shes watching TV, playing video games or just texting with her friends on her iPhone, I try to make sure it all adds...
06:53 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Parents Brave to Keep Up With Ever-Changing Rules of Tech
I have always been fairly strict about monitoring my daughters screen time. Whether shes watching TV, playing video games or just texting with her friends on her iPhone, I try to make sure it all adds...
06:03 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Google Maps Coming to the iPhone [REPORT]
Google is prepping Google Maps for the iPhone, offering a fix for customers dissatisfied with Apple's poorly received Maps app, according to a report.Citing "a person with direct knowledge of the matt...
05:41 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Google Updates Blogger Mobile Apps to Version 2.0
Google has launched updated versions of its Blogger mobile apps for Android and iOS, bringing the version number on both platforms to 2.0.The biggest new feature in the iOS app is iPad support, and ot...
04:50 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Before Email: Postal History in 15 Photos
1. The "Chesapeake" (1887) The "Chesapeake," a USPS steamboat.Click here to view this gallery.The Internet is a great way to gather news and information instantly. But b...
03:37 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable PlayStation 3 Sales Hit 70 Million
Sony has sold more than 70 million PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, the company has announced. Sony also claims it has sold more than 15 million PlayStation Move motion controllers to date. The mileston...
02:21 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Planning a Trip? Anchornote Keeps You on Top
Complicated itinerary planning just got a lot easier with the Anchornote app, which gives users to ability to make and organize location-based notes.Organizing trips can be an informational nightmare....
01:54 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Facebook Adds a Grab Bag of Gifts Partners
As a part of a greater push into e-commerce, Facebook announced a whole slew of retail partnerships Thursday night at a press event held at the iconic FAO Schwarz toy store in New York City.The social...
12:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable I Pity the Fool That Doesnt Like These Potato Heads [PICS]
It's the 60th anniversary of Mr. Potato Head, and to celebrate, Hasbro has commissioned several "portraits" of 60-year-old icons as their Mr. Potato Head counterparts.The images, created by Nacho Tame...
12:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Pity the Fool Who Doesnt Like These Potato Heads
It's the 60th anniversary of Mr. Potato Head, and to celebrate, Hasbro has commissioned several "portraits" of 60-year-old icons as their Mr. Potato Head counterparts.The images, created by Nacho Tame...
09:38 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Bluetooth Gloves Control Your Phone Without Touching It [VIDEO]
Looking for a way to prevent fumbling around with your smartphone while wearing gloves this winter? How about not touching it at all? BEARTek gloves, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, are the ...
09:09 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable NFL Star Accidentally Tweets Photo With Naked Teammate
This accidental full-moon photobomb is probably one of the funniest social media gaffes in NFL history. More About: Sports, nfl...
08:32 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Airship Down! Americas Only Zeppelin Needs $5 Million Now
Oh, the humanity!Those were the timeless words uttered by radio reporter Herbert Morrison when the last hydrogen airship ever to float above American soil -- the Hindenburg -- crashed and burned in a ...
07:43 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Astronauts Could Survive Mars Radiation
Radiation levels at Martian surface appear to be similar to those experienced by astronauts in low-Earth orbit, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found.More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, NASA, ast...
06:58 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Holiday Window Shopping Moves Online
Like many other things in the bricks-and-mortar world, window shopping has gone digital. This holiday season, more Americans will prepare wish lists of gifts for themselves and others by searching onl...
06:38 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Mobile Payments Will Top $1 Trillion Worldwide by 2017 [REPORT]
Consumers and businesses worldwide will make more than $1 trillion in purchases from mobile devices by 2017, as the technology enabling mobile payments becomes increasingly common, according to a new ...
06:20 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable McKayla Maroney Meets Obama, Looks Impressed [PIC]
McKayla Maroney, the Olympian who spawned the legendary "not impressed" meme face, looks pretty happy to meet President Obama. But an earlier Maroney tweet on Thursday indicates there may be be more t...
05:59 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Your iPad Can Survive Rapid Decompression
No one really wants to be on an airliner that loses cabin pressure, but if it happens to you, rest assured your iPad will continue to work.More About: Apple iPad, air travel, ipad...
05:44 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Tech Startup Finds Joy in Social Responsibility
While we're busy debating Apple versus Android, here's something everyone is onboard for: joy. Although Elluva has not yet launched its first product, the startup is already exploring other ways to sp...
05:42 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Twitter Updates its iOS and Android Apps, Enhances Search
Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps Thursday, adding new functionality particularly in the areas of Search and Discover.Now you can preview article summaries and photos in both Search and Discove...
05:22 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Will Lytro Ever Go Mainstream?
Lytro garnered a lot of interest around its idea of light-field photography when it revealed the novel technology in 2011. The concept of taking photos, then refocusing them around any object in the p...
05:13 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable This Gadget Lets You Feed Your Pets From Your Smartphone
Ever wish you could feed your pet from afar? Meet Pintofeed, a device that lets you feed your pet using your smartphone.Once connected to the wireless network in your home, you can activate the feeder...
05:01 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable The Prediction Game Uses Simple Math to Read Your Mind [VIDEO]
It might not be mind reading, but it sure is cool.In a YouTube game that asks how "predictable" you are, viewers are asked to place their finger on the screen and move it horizontally or vertically fr...
04:50 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Farthest Known Galaxy in the Universe Discovered
A new celestial wonder has stolen the title of most distant object ever seen in the universe, astronomers report.The new record holder is the galaxy MACS0647-JD, which is about 13.3 billion light-year...
04:40 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Twitter Adds a New Way to Share Tweets From the Web
Starting soon youll be able to share tweets via email, directly from Twitter's website. A feature already present in the mobile app, you'll be able to send a tweet to anyone directly from your Twitter...
04:30 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Now You Can Shift the Perspective of Your Lytro Photos
Lytro made a name for itself with its shoot-first-focus-later photos, captured by a new kind of photography that captures an entire "light field" of a scene. Now, Lytro is going beyond just refocusing...
04:29 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Free YouTube App Released for Nintendo Wii
Now Nintendo Wii owners have a new way to access YouTube on their gaming consoles. YouTube announced Wednesday it's created a YouTube app that's now available for Nintendo Wii.More About: Wii, YouTube...
04:22 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable This Is How a Throwable Robot Sees My Office
I always wondered what it would be like to take a military-grade, throwable robot on a tour of Mashable's office. Now I know. iRobot's 110 FirstLook, a five-pound surveillance robot that you can liter...
04:18 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Should You Take a Vacation From Checking Your Email?
How long can you go without checking your email on your smartphone? For many smartphone owners, the ability to access email anywhere, anytime can disrupt their time spent away from the office -- and ...
04:05 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable 6 Online Tools to Help You Quit Smoking for Good
Walking away from tobacco can be one of the hardest things to do in life -- Like Mark Twain once said, "Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times." In honor of Thursday's Great American...
03:44 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Al Gore: I Drank Nate Silvers Kool-Aid [VIDEO]
Things have gotten a little too dirty for Al Gore's liking. The former vice president is currently in the midst of a 24 hour live streamed Internet event, Climate Reality, hoping to clean things up. H...
03:35 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Couples Top 10 Tech Fights
They say technology has made dating an easier, richer, more multi-faceted experience. While that's true, it's also created a lot of new arguments. Let's face it: relationships didn't really need any m...
03:10 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Big Bang Theory Cast Stages Call Me Maybe Flashmob [VIDEO]
While Mashable has already declared Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" dead, this flash mob by the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" is too amazing not to cover.All seems normal on set at first, but when ...
03:09 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Stolen NASA Laptop Prompts New Security Rules
A "large number" of NASA employees may be at risk following the theft of an unencrypted agency laptop and several other documents from an employee vehicle. The theft has prompted the space agency to a...
02:59 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Smartphone Replaces Red Cards in Pro Soccer Match
Soccer players who commit major fouls at a pro soccer match in Mexico on Thursday night won't be flashed with the traditional red card referees use to mark major offenses. Instead, that ref will whip ...
02:47 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Science Proves Animals Are Totally Bored
A new study finds that animals in captivity experience boredom just like humans. We found 20 photos to prove it.More About: Watercooler, animals, cats, dogs...
02:36 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Mashable Media Summit Tickets Will Sell Out Soon
Don't delay, get your tickets to the Mashable Media Summit now. The biggest leaders in the industry will share the hottest trends in digital media, from mobile's effect on media to an inside look at ...
02:24 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Googles Investment in Renewable Energy Approaches $1 Billion
Googleannounced a $75 million equity stake in an Iowa wind farm on Thursday, bringing the company's total investment in renewable energy to "more than $990 million."The wind farm is located in Rippey,...
02:11 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Bloomberg App Is Your Finance Portal for the iPad
 Bloomberg released a major update to its flagship iPad app this week, transforming what was a basic news and portfolio tracker into a robust visual portal for tracking the indexes, currencies an...
01:53 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Residents of All 50 States Have Filed Secession Petitions
Vermont became the 50th state in which some residents are seeking permission to secede from the union Thursday using the White Houses petition site We the People.The Vermont petition became visible on...
01:35 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable This Smart Pedometer Is a Foolproof Gift for Fitness Fanatics
Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a friend or family member who wants to shed some pounds in the new year? The Striiv Play Smart Pedometer is just the tool to help her commit to healthy goals, ...
01:21 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable The No. 2 Pencil Like Youve Never Seen it Before [VIDEO]
The intricate web of connections behind an object seemingly as simple as the ubiquitous No. 2 pencil is chronicled in "I, Pencil: The Movie."More About: Watercooler, viral videos...
01:02 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable App Store Goes Down for Many Users Worldwide
Some users who tried to download apps from Apple's App Store Thursday found themselves unable to do so.Although users can still browse for apps, clicking on "download" or "update" buttons yields the m...
01:02 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable App Store Goes Down for Many Users Worldwide [Updated]
Some users who tried to download apps from Apple's App Store Thursday found themselves unable to do so.Although users can still browse for apps, clicking on "download" or "update" buttons yields the m...
12:52 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Flippa Founder Matt Mickiewicz Answers Reader Questions [LIVE CHAT]
Matt Mickiewicz co-founded 99designs, which has hosted more than 130,000 design contests and paid out more than $30 million to designers. Furthermore, Mickiewicz co-founded Flippa.com, which has helpe...
12:44 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable You Need These 12 Windows Phone Apps
It's time to beef up your Windows Phone. You can do more with that slick design and luscious interface than play Angry Birds (although you can do that too). The Windows Phone Marketplace offers social...
12:30 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Living With Lumia Google+ Hangout: Can an iPhone User Switch?
Want to find out what switching from the iPhone to Windows Phone 8 is really like? Join our Google+ Hangout at 3:00 p.m. EST today and ask away!When I started the Living With Lumia challenge earl...
12:26 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Buy a Small Dragonfly Drone on Indiegogo [VIDEO]
In the last couple of years, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, have become almost ubiquitous. From military bots that do surveillance and targeted killings in Afghanistan and Yemen, to small, brain...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Leonid Meteor Shower to Shine in Weekend Sky
The annual Leonid meteor shower reaches its peak this week and may get a boost from a moonless weekend sky.The actual peak of the 2012 Leonid meteor shower is on Saturday (Nov. 17) at 3 a.m. EST, but,...
12:06 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Worlds Fastest Man on Four Limbs [VIDEO]
This is really weird. Maybe it can be an Olympic sport someday? Meet the world's fastest man on four limbs and watch him break his own record here. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
12:04 am GMT - Fri, November 16, 2012
Mashable Ben & Jerrys to Run Fans Instagram Photos in Local Ads
Ben & Jerry's is jumping on Instagram-mania with a promotion that challenges fans to take photos that capture "euphoria." The winning photos will be featured in B&J ads in that person's neig...
11:50 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Kitten Livestream Hacks Up Hairball of Cuteness
kitten livestream. Kitten Livestream. KITTEN LIVESTREAM.Scratch away a ho-hum day by tuning into a live video stream of adorable fuzzballs. The stream features the playful -- and sleepy -- antics of ...
11:49 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Google Launches Mobile Game You Play in Real Life
Google's smartphone app team Niantic Labs has released a new multi-player gaming platform that turns your real-world location into a virtual world.Called Ingress -- which is available for free downloa...
11:38 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Tyra Banks Teaches You to Get Fierce in New Smize App
First there was voguing, now there's smizing. Media maven Tyra Banks has coined what may be the newest modeling craze of the decade. Smizing -- to smile with one's eyes -- is a speciality of the super...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Mark Cubans Facebook Page Conspiracy Claim is No Slam Dunk
Facebook disputes charges by billionaire Mark Cuban and some others who claim that the social network is deliberately suppressing brands' posts to milk them for ad money. However, a third-party report...
11:10 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable 15 People Made Famous by the Internet in 2012
The Internet has been creating celebrity for years -- from Justin Bieber to the "I Like Turtles" kid. But more people than ever flocked to online communities in 2012, and the opportunity for fame incr...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Flipboard Adds Book Catalog With Affiliate Cut From Apple
Flipboard is expanding its catalog of media offerings. In addition to news, magazine, audio and video content, the so-called "social magazine" for iOS devices now has a section for books -- specifica...
10:51 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable 5 Things Auto Brands Can Teach You About Online Marketing
If you're looking to gauge brands' engagement with digital media, look no further than the automotive industry. Auto manufacturer campaigns can be used as a barometer for reading both online marketing...
10:41 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable How You Can Be a Curator in Mashables Innovation Index
We've just announced 14 curators in our Innovation Index -- you can be our 15th!More About: Innovation Index, mashable...
10:32 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Introducing Mashables 2012 Innovation Index
Our new program highlights the top innovations from 15 different verticals.More About: Innovation Index, features, mashable...
10:27 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable 20 NSFW Etsy Products That Will Make You Blush
1. Condom Cutie Talk about impressionist.Price: $5.99Click here to view this gallery.If you've browsed Etsy for more than a few hours, you'll discover that sellers have ...
10:20 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Introducing Mashables 2012 Innovation Index
Our new program highlights the top innovations from 15 different verticals.More About: Innovation Index, features, mashable...
10:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Projecteo Turns Your Instagram Photos Into Mini Projector Slides
A new Kickstarter project called Projecteo gives Instagram a retro sharing makeover. It's a miniature projector for your favorite filtered pics.More About: instagram, kickstarter, photography, project...
10:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Xbox Live Celebrates 10 Years of Connecting Gamers
Thursday marks the tenth anniversary of Xbox Live, Microsoft's online gaming platform for the Xbox and the Xbox 360.For the last decade, Xbox Live has offered both a marketplace and online play space ...
10:07 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable U.S. Military Enlists Amateurs to Track Space Junk
The U.S. military is launching a far-out neighborhood watch. But instead of warding off burglars, these amateur watchdogs are tracking orbital debris and possible satellite collisions in Earth orbit.T...
09:55 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable TiVos New Spokesman Tim Tebow Calls it a Magic Box [VIDEO]
Aside from the linguistic synergy, there's little apparent reason why TiVo has chosen Tim Tebow to be its new spokesman.In a grainy black-and-white ad, the New York Jets star makes the case that TiVo ...
09:41 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable This Is How Your DSLR Camera Actually Works
The cameras used to photograph news events, take family photos and snap pics of your adorable cat have changed over the years -- and from hobbyists to professionals, there's healthy market interest th...
09:27 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Banjo Re-Imagines The Future of Social Discovery Apps
Social discovery apps were widely hailed as the next big thing at SXSW earlier this year, with attendees honing in on a handful of startups like Highlight, Sonar, Glancee and Banjo, all of which used ...
09:13 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Human System Errors Troubleshoot Your Life [VIDEO]
On the days when your peepers can't quite perk up and your feet shuffle instead of step, a full body reboot feels like the ultimate refresh. Unfortunately, our bodies don't operate like a computer in ...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Skype Introduces Social Ad Units for Windows 8
Skype plans to open up its voice and video calls to Facebook- and Google Plus-like "experiences" involving advertisers on Windows 8, the company announced on Thursday.While vague on specifics, the com...
08:49 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Watch Calexico Play Two Songs Live At Mashable
As a band that's pretty much either recording or touring, Calexico's social media feeds play out like a musician's diary. Joey Burns and John Convertino have been making music and playing around the w...
08:38 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Apples Market Cap Falls Below $500 Billion
Apple's market cap fell below $500 billion in early trading Thursday, a milestone the company first passed in late February.More About: apple, stocks...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable 7 Ways to Find The Best Holiday Shopping Deals
The holiday gift-giving season is around the corner. It's a time to splurge on items for your family and friends, and we want to help.Luckily, you won't overpay for items or buy something without doin...
08:26 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Sued for Misrepresenting Surface Storage Space
A California lawyer filed a lawsuit against Microsoft for allegedly misleading customers about the amount of available storage space on the Surface tablet.More About: microsoft, surface tablet...
08:14 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable This App Helps You Find Business Travelers Near You
Professionals Nearby A "Nearby" page lets you know when professionals are near you. People are categorized by locals or visitors, so you can see at a glance if someone i...
08:02 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable The Nature Conservancy and Blind Pilot Team Up for Musical Activism [PREMIERE]
The Nature Conservancy has teamed up with several bands and artists for an ongoing YouTube campaign called "All Hands Music." On Thursday, Mashable is bringing you the series' latest video, which feat...
07:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Starts Shipping Today
Amazon started shipping on Thursday its big-screen tablet, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9. The 4G LTE version of the same tablet will take another week to debut.The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 -- which, as the name im...
07:47 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable What Is the Future of Mobile, Design and Social?
The proliferation of mobile has spawned a revolution in website design. Now people view content on screens of all sizes among a range of devices, a movement that requires adaptive new design. At the ...
07:34 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Steve Ballmer Hints at Microsoft Building More Hardware
Microsoft's Surface tablet might not be the last piece of hardware the company will build -- at least if you believe CEO Steve Ballmer. Speaking at a tech industry event in Santa Clara, Calif. on Wedn...
07:20 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Sinofsky Says He Never Made a Windows Power Grab
Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft's now deposed head of all things Windows, is not going so quietly into that good night. The ex-Microsoftie took to a blog written by another former Microsoft exec to set the...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Mikko Hypponen: 9 TEDTalks on Tech and Fish
Cybersecurity expert Mikko Hypponen has spent his career fighting computer viruses. While most of the talks below seem very in-line with his work, one stands out. Hypponen explains, The talks I chose ...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable 9% of Workers Have Landed Their Childhood Dream Jobs [SURVEY]
LinkedIn surveyed 8,000 professionals globally and found that 8.9% work in their childhood dream job, though another 21% work in a related career.More About: Jobs, linkedin...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Peter Gabriel: 13 Surprising Talks That Will Stand the Test of Time
Even 25 years later, its hard to think of music video more thrilling than Peter Gabriels Sledgehammer. As his classic album So celebrates its silver anniversary, we asked Gabriel what TEDTalks he thin...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Barbra Streisand: 8 Must-See TEDTalks for Women
Barbra Streisand may be an eight-time Grammy winner and notable actress, but she is also an advocate for women's health who has lent her name to the Barbra Streisand Womens Heart Center. At TEDxWomen ...
06:01 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Art.com App Turns Instagram Pics Into Printable Artwork
Looking for a simple and meaningful gift? Or perhaps one-of-a-kind artwork for your home?A new app [iTunes link], Photos to Art, from Art.com turns Instagram shots from your iPhone into printable wor...
05:21 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Facebook Rolls Out Share Button on Mobile Site
Facebook has introduced a "share" button to its mobile site.The feature, which shows up on newsfeed posts alongside "like" and "comment" buttons, lets users post a link or photo to their own profiles,...
04:55 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable See the First 9 Minutes of Star Trek Into Darkness in IMAX 3D on December 14
Die-hard Star Trek fans, rejoice: Although the upcoming Star Trek movie, 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' will not be hitting theaters until May 2013, Paramount Pictures will release the first 9 minutes of ...
04:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Lenovos Q2 Earnings and Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world. Today, were looking at three particularly interesting stories.Leno...
03:24 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Developer Builds Pinterest-Inspired Neighborhood [PICS]
The model home at Taylor Morrison's Ladera housing development in Bee Cave, Texas, looks like any other modern house when you approach it from the road. There's a large front door, five windows and a ...
02:57 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable How Do You Push a Brand Past a Plateau?
A creative director of a branding agency knows there are three questions brands ask that keep the light on. They include: How do you launch a brand from scratch? And how do you turn a brand around tha...
02:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Big Data Will Be Big Business in India
A little more than a decade ago, as the world panicked over what would happen when 1999 turned into the year 2000, India threw down the gauntlet, proving it could write software and manage big tech pr...
01:27 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Gmail Now Lets You Search for Emails by Size and More
Gmail has unveiled new ways to make searching for messages "faster and easier," the service announced Wednesday.Google's email client now lets users search by size, by exact match, with more flexible ...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Flexible Smartphones May Be Here Sooner Than You Think [VIDEO]
It may not be long before flexible smartphones become commonplace on store shelves.Samsung is reportedly moving forward with plans to make displays out of flexible plastic rather than glass, a move th...
11:59 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Never Lose Your Wallet Again With Wallet TrackR App [VIDEO]
Losing your wallet is the ultimate inconvenience -- credit cards, I.D., money are all gone in an instant. The Wallet TrackR and accompanying iPhone app aim to prevent this problem through the power of...
11:59 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Wallet TrackR App Aims to Stop You From Losing Your Wallet [VIDEO]
Losing your wallet is the ultimate inconvenience -- credit cards, I.D., money are all gone in an instant. The Wallet TrackR and accompanying iPhone app aim to prevent this problem through the power of...
11:15 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Artist Creates Real Clouds Indoors [PICS]
Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has developed a way to create clouds indoors by carefully regulating the space's humidity, temperature and light. This intersection of science and art was recently named ...
10:32 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Adobe Project Primetime: The Big Push to Bring Broadcast TV Online
Adobe is releasing Project Primetime to beta on Thursday. It's the company's effort to streamline the process of bringing broadcast television to IP and connected devices.The online TV industry is exp...
10:04 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Employees Say Vacation Days Make-or-Break a Job [INFOGRAPHIC]
How would you like to work somewhere with unlimited vacation days? For most people, that answer is a resounding, "Yes!" If you're a job seeker, the number of days a company allots its employees can ma...
08:58 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Shop Your Social Networks Product Recommendations With Pickie
Name: PickieOne-Liner Pitch: Pickie is a tablet magazine that's created with the personal product recommendations from your social media feeds.Why It's Taking Off: The Flipboard-like app is one of the...
08:12 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Living With Lumia: Day 2, The Story of Apps
On my second full day with the Lumia 920 and Windows Phone 8, it's time to start talking about two of the most important parts of a smartphone: the web browser and the app catalog.Windows Phone 8 uses...
07:36 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Mentally Ill NBA Player Uses Twitter to Slam Teams Treatment
NBA rookie Royce White, who suffers from an anxiety disorder, has been using Twitter to blast the Rockets over their handling of his situation.More About: NBA, Sports...
06:52 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Sports Trolls Heap Ugly Abuse on NBA Star After Big Miss
In the latest example of sports trolls running amok on Twitter, Lakers "fans" brutally abused NBA star Pau Gasol after he missed a critical shot Tuesday.More About: NBA, Sports...
06:29 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable This Dog Absolutely Does Not Want to Go for a Walk [VIDEO]
Rikku, a four-month-old Tamaskan Wolfdog, really doesn't want to go outside for a walk. He's quite happy lounging on the floor, thank you vey much. But really, can you blame him? When you're taking a ...
06:03 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Twitter Says We May Have Just Seen the Best Goal in Soccer History [VIDEO]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the best goal in soccer history on Wednesday according to many on Twitter. Review the video evidence here and see if you agree. More About: Sports, Watercooler, soccer...
05:39 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Why Facebook Wont Give You a Straight-Up News Feed
Ah, the news feed, Facebook's party central. Purveyor of addictive updates on friends and former acquaintances. And ground zero in the battle for what the social network was, is, and where it's going....
05:21 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Even Star Wars Characters Need Business Cards [PICS]
From Leia to Chewie, this collection of 'Star Wars' character business cards recently popped up on Etsy.More About: Star Wars, business card...
04:54 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Spending a Week With an Electric Car: Is the 2013 Chevy Volt Worth It?
Is an electric car a vehicle you could live with? We drove a 2013 Chevy Volt for a week, and we have some answers for you.More About: Chevy Volt, Electric Car, green energy...
04:31 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Christmas Tree Decks the Tubes
Regular ball ornaments get Tumblrified for a more jinglier experience that's worth reblogging. More About: Christmas, Watercooler, tumblr...
04:11 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Startup Plans Ultimate Group Dates for Single Foodies
A San Diego-based startup is hoping mixing appetizers, drinks and dinner to the world of online dating will make for a low-pressure recipe for success. DinnerDate is for singles who love trying new fo...
04:01 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Is This the Best Worst Basketball Lowlight of All Time? [VIDEO]
This guy sucks at basketball. He's the worst. But the video's the best. All in all, it's possibly the best worst basketball lowlight in hoops history. More About: NBA, Sports, Watercooler...
03:51 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Ready for the Rise of the Humanoid Robots? [VIDEO]
The robots are coming! The robots are coming! No, really, they are. The fantasy of C-3PO-like or Rosie the Robot-like home helpers is finally starting to crystalize into a near-term reality. And a lar...
03:40 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable 10 Things to Argue About on Facebook (Besides Politics)
1. Pirates vs. Ninjas Images courtesy of Flickr, ryanrocketship and Jeyhun85Click here to view this gallery.If you're over the age of 12 and have a moderately stable Int...
03:30 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Pinterest Boards Disappear for Some
When logging on to Pinterest Wednesday afternoon, some users were surprised to find that their personal boards had completely disappeared.Many of those who were affected took to Twitter to voice their...
03:14 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable The 12 Online Scams of Christmas [INFOGRAPHIC]
As the holiday shopping season approaches, cybercriminals are readying their scam list and checking it twice. And this year, no platform is off limits.More About: McAfee, security...
02:57 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Advertiser Turns Facebook Into Digital Flipbook
If you think brands have exhausted all of Facebook's capabilities as a marketing medium, check out luxe goods brand Alfred Dunhill's Page.The brand has used 200 still photographs of last week's Nippon...
02:57 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Ford Goes Overboard With Cars Cannot Fly Disclaimer
Companies have to be very careful to give proper disclaimers when they talk about their products, or else they can be held liable for situations outside of their control. This new commercial for the F...
02:47 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Jay Adelson Is Looking for the Next Big Thing
On this episode of "The Valley Girl Show," Jesse Draper sits down with serial entrepreneur Jay Adelson, co-founder of Revision3, Digg and SimpleGeo. More About: entrepreneurs, jay adelson, startup, va...
02:47 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Yuck! MLB Star Chipper Jones Tweets Photo of Grotesque Bruise [PIC]
Holy crap. This bruise MLB star Chipper Jones sustained after being hit by a line drive this season has to be seen to be believed. More About: Major League Baseball, Sports...
02:32 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Tesla Model S Voted Motor Trend Car of 2013
Do you hear that? That's the sound of winning. And in this case, that sound is the awfully quiet but damn powerful Tesla Model S, which was voted Motor Trend Car of the 2013. It's a major accomplishme...
02:32 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Jessica Alba, Gwen Stefani Pitch Windows Phone 8 [VIDEOS]
Jessica Alba is a mom, an investor, actress and yes, a Windows Phone 8 user.Alba joins singer Gwen Stefani in a celeb-laden pitch for Windows Phone 8. The ads present the celebs as busy multitaskers w...
02:17 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable This Portable Keyboard Is a Great Gift for OS Agnostics
The ZAGGkeys FLEX Tablet Keyboard and Stand is the perfect gift for the gadget-lover in your life, no matter his favorite mobile operating system.The portable Bluetooth keyboard works with iPad and iP...
02:17 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable How to Extract DNA From a Strawberry [SCIENCE!]
Have you ever wanted your own army of nightmarish strawberry monsters, ready and willing to carry out your terrible whims and crush any who would dare oppose you? Of course you have! Youre only human,...
02:02 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Magic Johnson Blasts Lakers Coaching Hire on Twitter
Magic Johnson used Twitter to break his silence on the Lakers new coaching hire Wednesday -- and he certainly didn't have anything nice to say. More About: NBA, Sports...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable The Fascinating History of Online Role-Playing Games
When we think of massive multiplayer online role-playing games -- more frequently referred by their acronym, MMORPGs -- we think of the biggest: Real-time, beautifully rendered 3D games like World of ...
01:43 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Why Does Video Chat Still Suck?
Almost as soon as Alexander Graham Bell introduced the telephone, forward-thinking inventors dreamed of adding pictures to the conversation. Despite early failed attempts to launch a successful video...
01:43 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Senate Tees Up Cybersecurity Bill With No Agreement in Sight
When sweeping cybersecurity legislation failed to advance in the Senate in August, it went down with a barrage of finger-pointing and posturing. And aides from both parties say that nothing really has...
01:34 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Petraeus Scandal Is the New Guilty Pleasure [COMIC]
CNN is quickly replacing E! as the go-to channel for reality television.More About: David Petraeus, comics, humor...
01:32 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Mashable Photo Challenge: Urban
Is there any picture more cliche than a sprawling urban skyline? Maybe not, but there's a reason we keep snapping those images: when they are done right, they are breathtaking. A photograph of the cit...
01:32 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Show Us Your Most Unforgettable Urban Photos
Is there any picture more cliche than a sprawling urban skyline? Maybe not, but there's a reason we keep snapping those images: when they are done right, they are breathtaking. A photograph of the cit...
01:19 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable One Simple Trick Could Disable a Citys 4G Network
High-speed wireless data networks are vulnerable to a simple jamming technique that could block service across much of a city, according to research findings provided to a federal agency last week.The...
01:18 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Generation Gap Extends to Perceptions About Teens Online Behavior
A generation gap is usually defined as the difference in values, attitude and behavior between one generation and the next. It seems every generation complains that somehow the previous one just doesn...
01:05 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable A Lerve Song to the Internets Favorite Lady: Ermahgerd Girl [VIDEO]
LFO may still be looking for the girl on TV, but Nerdist has its eyes set on a goddess from a different screen.Chris Hardwick and Michael Phirm -- a.k.a. comedy duo Hard 'n Phirm -- made this tribute ...
01:04 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With 99Designs Founder Matt Mickiewicz
Streaming live on Mashable, 99designs founder Matt Mickiewicz will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) tomorrow, Nov. 15. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab i...
12:49 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Satellite Captures Solar Eclipse From Space [VIDEO]
A European satellite has captured video of the moon blocking the sun, as seen from space, during a total solar eclipse that wowed huge crowds of spectators who watched the event from Australia yesterd...
12:48 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Sports Illustrated Crowdsources Cover of Years Final Issue
"Sports Illustrated" readers can vote via Facebook to pick the cover for its moment-of-the-year issue, plus 2012's top photo and most inspirational athlete. More About: Sports, Sports illustrated, med...
12:35 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Israeli Military Breaks News of Gaza Strike on Twitter
Israel chose Twitter to make the first official announcement of the airstrike that killed a leading Hamas official in Gaza. This could mark the first time that official news of a war operation has bee...
12:31 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Square Tweets Ultimate Humblebrag: $10 Billion in Payments a Year
Tweets that use the word "humble" in conjunction with an incredible boast are top targets for one of Twitter's favorite hashtags: #humblebrag. Jack Dorsey's mobile payments company Square offered a pr...
12:21 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Internet Eats Up Guy Fieris Awesomely Bad NYT Restaurant Review
Image courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsClick here to view this gallery.New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells packed a fork and his appetite for a trip to Flavor Town...
12:11 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Check Out These Hidden Gems in Disney Pixars Brave
Brave, the latest animated film from Disney and Pixar is now available on Blu-ray and DVD. You know what that means: Hidden gems!Pixar is famous for sneaking easter eggs into its films. Whether it's p...
12:01 am GMT - Thu, November 15, 2012
Mashable Social Media Denial Common for U.S. Businesses
American businesses are in denial about the need to embrace social media. New research finds that 72% of businesses that use social media do not have a clear set of goals or a clear strategy for their...
11:50 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Facebooks New Job Board Puts LinkedIn on Notice
Facebook launched a new Social Jobs application on Wednesday in partnership with the Department of Labor and several leading career websites.More About: Facebook, Jobs, facebook apps...
11:42 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable According to Apple, New iPad Is as Thin as a Pencil Lead
Just how thin is the new fourth-generation iPad? According to the company's own product page, impossibly so.The page describing the iPad's design says quite prominently that the new iPad is 0.37 milli...
11:31 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Get The Most Out of Mobile App Analytics With These 8 Tips
You can improve your app with analytics -- but make sure you're analyzing the right data.More About: Mobile, Mobile App Trends Series, analytics, features, mashable...
11:19 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable BlackBerry Messenger Now Does Voice Chats for Free Over Wi-Fi
BlackBerry Messenger users have a nice new perk headed their way: free voice calls over Wi-Fi.Research In Motion launched on Wednesday a beta version of BBM Voice, allowing customers to chat with cont...
11:08 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Facebook Adds a News Feed Option: Pages Only
Facebook may have unceremoniously deleted an old version of the News Feed, one that showed a wider variety of posts than the current versions, earlier this week. But that doesn't mean the social netwo...
10:54 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Ceramic Bowl Purifies Water Without Chemicals
The process of water purification usually requires a large amount of equipment and labor, as well as time and resources. Dutch designer Lukas Jager has developed a purification system that bypasses tr...
10:41 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable The Worlds Most Uncomfortable Game of Guess Who [VIDEO]
It's happened to pretty much everyone. You're concentrating on something else when someone sneaks up behind you, covers your eyes with their hands and ask you to guess their identity. While the situat...
10:32 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Macys Twitter and Facebook Pages Overrun With Anti-Trump Comments
Macy's Facebook and Twitter streams have been overrun with comments related to spokesman Donald Trump, following his criticism of the Obama administration. More About: Donald Trump, Marketing, macys...
10:14 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Learn How Google+ Helped Skyrocket a Musicians Career
From the woods of Connecticut to Google+ Hangouts, singer songwriter Daria Musk went global nearly overnight. Through live interactive concerts, an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for music ...
10:13 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Mobile Traffic to Electric Companies Soared 16,000% During Hurricane Sandy
When Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast earlier this month and left many without power, those affected turned to their smartphones to access the mobile web and get information about when electricity wo...
10:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Pinterest Introduces Business Accounts and Tools
Pinterest paved the way for greater business participation on Tuesday with the launch of a new set of resources designed just for them....
09:50 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable New Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Takes Game Violence to the Next Level [VIDEO]
Rockstar Games released the second trailer to the much-anticipated Grand Theft Auto V Wednesday morning, revealing a more detailed glimpse into the game's sprawling world.Grand Theft Auto V is due to ...
09:38 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Skype Disables Password Reset Function After Security Scare
Skype is the latest tech company with security problems. The popular video chat service said it's investigating an issue involving its password-reset function, which could allow hackers to overtake us...
09:34 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Facebook Stock Surges 10% After Lockup Expires
Facebook's stock enjoyed an unexpected boost in early trading Wednesday, jumping by as much as 10% to more than $22 a share.More About: Facebook, facebook ipo, stocks...
09:19 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Google Honors Veterans With Circus Performance
Google is teaming up with the Big Apple Circus to bring laughs to America's veterans, in person, as well as live on both YouTube and Google+As a part of Veterans Week NYC, the Big Apple Circus wi...
09:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Hilarious Take on What Windows 95 Tips Should Have Told Us [PICS]
1. What day is it? Click here to view this gallery.Remember back in the day when annoying pop-up boxes would offer advice on your Windows 95 PC? The notifications were ...
08:47 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Curiosity Rover Chemistry Lab Tastes Mars Soil
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has delivered the first Martian dirt sample to its onboard chemistry laboratory, testing out gear that forms the scientific heart of the $2.5 billion robot.Curiosity's huge...
08:35 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Google TV Gets Voice Search and New PrimeTime TV Guide
Google has updated Google TV with several important features, including a voice search and a new TV guide called PrimeTime. The voice search option enables you to start watching TV shows, movies and Y...
08:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Introducing the New Mashable: Social, Mobile, Visual
We're excited to announce an all-new version of Mashable. Beginning today, you can request access to our beta version. Over the coming weeks, we'll invite readers to test the new site and provide feed...
08:22 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Turntable.fm Doubles Down on Group Listening Model With Major Update
Turntable.fm went from being one of the most hyped music startups of mid-2011 to a company labeled by some as just a summer fad.Now, the startup is hoping for an encore with the release of what it is ...
08:07 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Urban Education Centers Are Creating a Generation of Global Students
The American system of higher education has long been the envy of foreign onlookers -- that's why the governments of many countries are inviting U.S. universities to open satellite campuses in their c...
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Competitive Gaming Seeing TV-Levels of Viewership in 2012
Major League Gaming, the largest streaming competitive gaming league, reported on Wednesday it had seen a tremendous spike in viewers over the past year, with numbers that rival television programming...
07:54 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Samsung: We Have No Intention of Settling With Apple Like HTC
Don't hold your breath for Samsung and Apple to reach a settlement in their longstanding patent battle any time soon.More About: apple, htc, samsung...
07:24 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable The 10 Cutest Videos of 2012
1. Pandas Play on a Slide, Cuteness Ensues These sliding pandas went viral during Chengdu Panda Awareness Week...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Wang Lifen: 5 Highly Quotable Talks
A top newscaster in China, with Wang Lifens latest venture -- Umiwi -- shes calling on the youth of China to make their own media. Below, she picks her favorite quotes from five TEDTalks. Dan Gilbert:...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Bono: 9 Talks That Give Me Hope
When Bono accepted the TED Prize in 2005, he offered this wish: that aid to Africa not be thought of as a celebrity cause but as a global necessity. Here, he picks nine talks that express equally powe...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable IBM Unveils Groundbreaking Technology to Reduce Traffic Jams on the Road
Drivers may soon spend less time stuck in a traffic jam thanks to groundbreaking technology developed by IBM, the company announced Wednesday. Researchers at the tech giant teamed up with Lyon, France...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Bobak Ferdowsi: 5 Talks on Our Home in the Universe
NASA engineer Bobak Ferdowsi captured our hearts during the landing of the Curiosity rover, thanks to his meme-worthy mohawk. A TEDYouth speaker, Ferdowsi writes, Im fascinated by the world around us ...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Isaac Mizrahi: 6 TEDTalks That Will Always Be in Fashion
Designer Isaac Mizrahi gets inspiration from childrens books, from 50s pinups, even from random people on the streets of New York City, he revealed in his TEDTalk, On fashion and creativity. Below, Mi...
06:37 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Android Market Share Jumps to 72 Percent [REPORT]
Android's overall smartphone market share has jumped to 72.4% in Q3 2012, up from 52.5% in the same period last year, Gartner's latest data shows. Most of that growth comes at the expense of RIM and S...
06:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Help End Homelessness With This Simple Survey App
According to National Alliance to End Homelessness report The State of Homelessness in America 2012, the estimated number of homeless people in the United States was 636,017 at the end last year. Tha...
05:15 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable 50 Winning Holiday Gifts for Gamers
1. Triforce Lamp Know a Zelda fan in need of some power, wisdom and courage? This beautiful wood and acrylic lamp can be hung or shelved. The pixelated carvings on each ...
04:32 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Nook App for Windows 8 and Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world. Today, were looking at three particularly interesting stories.B�...
04:12 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Internet Activists on Red Alert Ahead of United Nations Conference
Internet activists are warning that next month's meeting of the International Telecommunications Union, a United Nations body charged with overseeing global communications, may have significant and po...
02:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable New Chip Is Next Step in 3D Gesture Control Phones
The clickwheel of the first iPod worked by measuring electric field disturbances in one dimension. The first iPhone touch screen functioned similarly, but in two dimensions.This week, Microchip Techno...
01:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Tour College Campuses Virtually With This Site
With 5,000 students at his Staten Island high school, Jordan Goldman said he didn't get much face-to-face time with one of the few college counselors on his campus. And it wasn't financially feasible...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Google Play Music Updates App With Gapless Playback, Auto Instant Mixes [VIDEO]
Google Play Music unveiled the latest version of its Android app, adding gapless audio playback and automatic "instant mixes."More About: Google Play, android, apps...
11:45 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Your Age May Give Away Whats on Your Holiday Wish List [SURVEY]
There are always those people who are difficult to buy for. But two new studies might shed some light on who wants what. If you're buying a techie gadget for a kid, it's likely he or she will desire ...
10:45 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Make Commission From Your Friends iPhone Photos Using the Foap App [VIDEO]
In addition to selling their iPhone images for $10 each, users of Foap's moneymaking app can now make commission off their friends' photos.Starting next week, users who invite their friends to Foap ca...
10:45 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Make Commission Off Your Friends iPhone Photos Using the Foap App [VIDEO]
In addition to selling their iPhone images for $10 each, users of Foap's moneymaking app can now make commission off of their friends' photos.Starting next week, users who invite their friends to Foap...
09:49 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable NASCAR Driver Fined $25,000 for Tweeting From Car During Race
NASCAR thinks Brad Keselowski's Twitter addiction has gone a little too far. More About: NASCAR, Sports...
08:54 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Getting Old, Huh? This Tech Will Help You Out
By the year 2020, 70% of the population will find themselves on the other side of 50. And despite the fact that many optimists call 70 the new 40," researchers agree that once you hit 40 -- "new" or "...
08:54 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable This Tech Will Help You Grow Old Gracefully
By the year 2020, 70% of the population will find themselves on the other side of 50. And despite the fact that many optimists call 70 the new 40," researchers agree that once you hit 40 -- "new" or "...
08:01 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable The iPad App That Could Change College Sports Forever
The iPad app SportsBoard brings "Moneyball"-style analytics and new evaluation capabilities to college sports. More About: Sports, college sports...
07:07 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Mexico, U.S. Sign Pact to Combat Stolen Phone Trade
The black market for mobile phones stolen in the United States extends beyond its frontiers. Now the U.S. and Mexico will be cooperating on a plan to make sure that mobile devices purloined here arent...
06:24 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Living With Lumia: Day 1, Getting Into the Groove
About nine hours ago, I locked my iPhone 5 in my desk drawer. It will remain in that drawer for the next 10 days. In its place, I will be relying on Nokia's Lumia 920 running Windows Phone 8.Most of m...
06:02 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable 7 Landmark Tech Laws Passed in 2012
1. Employers Can't Ask for Your Facebook Login A handful of states, including Illinois, California and Maryland, passed laws making it illegal for employers to ask for y...
05:34 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Government Surveillance Is on the Rise, Says Google
Google released its sixth Transparency Report on Tuesday, showing what it believes is a clear trend: around the world, government requests for user data is on the upswing. "As you can see from the gra...
05:18 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable World Wide Wearables: 21 Ways to Dress Like the Internet
1. Rage Face Shoes CTRL-F shoelaces.Price: $35.00Click here to view this gallery.Dial up your wardrobe with Internet-inspired clothing and accessories that won't cause a...
05:04 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Zyngas Executive Team Sees Massive Shakeup
Social gaming company Zynga announced several huge changes in its executive team Tuesday.CFO David Wehner is leaving Zynga for a senior finance position at Facebook, and will be replaced by Mark Vrane...
04:43 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable NBA Allows All-Star Game Voting Via Twitter and Facebook
NBA fans who want to get their favorite player into this season's All-Star game can for the first time cast votes through Twitter and Facebook. More About: NBA, Sports...
04:27 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable How YouTube Channel Owners Are Building Audiences [INFOGRAPHIC]
YouTube recently announced which contracts for its funded premium channels -- featuring programming from chef personalities to The Wall Street Journal -- are up for renewal and which are not. The vide...
04:14 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Who Is Julie Larson-Green, Microsofts New Windows Boss? [VIDEO]
Microsoft shocked the tech world this week when it announced the immediate departure of Steven Sinofsky, the company's president of Windows, who oversaw the development and recent launch of Windows 8....
04:00 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Leaked Script Reveals What Prometheus Could Have Been
Ridley Scott's Alien prequel Prometheus was highly anticipated by sci-fi fans everywhere. To a certain extent, though, it ended up disappointing many. The most common qualms fans had with the movie ca...
03:50 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Minority Report-Like Tech Brings Touchless Control to Windows 8
A Norwegian technology company is bringing touchless gesture controls to Windows 8 devices. The company, Elliptic Labs, launched a series of tools to help electronics companies enable a hands-free con...
03:34 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Gmail the Petraeus Way: A Scandal of Sloppy Security
It's fair to say that neither General David Petraeus nor General John Allen will be delivering any lectures on email security any time soon.Both men have become ensnared in scandals that could easily ...
03:21 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Dropbox Hits 100 Million Users
Dropbox, a cloud storage service, has hit 100 million users, the company's founder announced in a blog post Tuesday. More About: Dropbox...
03:14 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Bonds 3D-Printed Aston Martin Makes Skyfall Debut
For the latest Bond movie Skyfall, three 3D-printed Aston Martin replicas were made in order to keep the original one out of harms way.More About: 3D printers, 3d printing, James Bond, Skyfall...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Petraeus Appears in New Call of Duty as Defense Secretary
While Gen. David Petraeus may be out at the CIA after resigning, he does appear in Call of Duty's newest title Black Ops II with a serious promotion. In Call of Duty's fiction, Petraeus is the Secreta...
02:49 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable PlayStations Wonderbook Brings Harry Potter to Life for Kids [VIDEO]
Parents: prepare for your living rooms to be filled with loud shouts of "Expelliarmus" and "Lumos." Your kids aren't learning Latin; they're practicing spells from Sony's new Wonderbook: Book of Spel...
02:37 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Google Fiber Finally Launching
Following months of building a new infrastructure from the ground up, Google has officially started connecting homes in Kansas City to its new lightning-fast Google Fiber network.The first town to rec...
02:10 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable See the Years Only Total Solar Eclipse [PICS]
This year's only total solar eclipse happened today at 3:35 p.m. EST. While it was only visible from a small area in northern Australia, NASA set up its Slooh Space Camera near the city of Cairns and ...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Rock Out With 5 Craters That Look Like Other Things [PICS]
Smiley Face Crater Bob Ross would approve of this happy little crater on Mercury. The Messenger Spacecraft snapped this image in October. The crater is 23 miles wide. Cl...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable 5 Craters That Look Like Other Things [PICS]
Smiley Face Crater Bob Ross would approve of this happy little crater on Mercury. The Messenger Spacecraft snapped this image in October. The crater is 23 miles wide. Cl...
01:52 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Hands-On: Verizons Droid DNA Wows With High-Def Smartphone
Droid DNA for Verizon Click here to view this gallery.The brand-new HTC Droid DNA smartphone for Verizon, which was unveiled on Tuesday in New York City, has a laundry ...
01:52 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Hands-On: Verizons Droid DNA Wows With High-Def Display
Droid DNA for Verizon Click here to view this gallery.The brand-new HTC Droid DNA smartphone for Verizon, which was unveiled on Tuesday in New York City, has a laundry ...
01:41 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable On The Grid: 20 Beautiful Patterns Shot by Mashable Readers
In Translation KarineAnnaClick here to view this gallery.Last week, we asked for your best photos inspired by the prompt grid. As you can see, the submissions we receive...
01:30 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Microsoft May Be Making a Smartphone for China
The latest reports from Asia have resurrected a popular rumor: that Microsoft will launch its own Windows Phone smartphone and initially sell it in China.More About: china, microsoft, windows smartpho...
01:16 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Control This Small Helicopter With Your Brain [VIDEO]
Nowadays small unmanned helicopter and planes, or drones, are already a reality. Some are piloted with special controllers, others can be maneuvered with a smartphone. Now, a Silicon Valley startup wa...
01:05 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable NARS Andy Warhol App Makes Over Your Facebook Profile
NARS Cosmetics developed a limited-edition product line for the holidays inspired by Andy Warhol. NARS Andy Warhol Collection includes a range of cosmetics products like an eyeshadow palette with Warh...
12:50 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Google Introduces Shortlists for Collaborative Shopping
Google has rolled out a slew of new shopping features leading into the holiday buying season, the latest in a series of changes to its Google Shopping product, which switched from an organic search to...
12:34 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Papa Johns Gets Bludgeoned by Memes for Obamacare Stance
Redditors are up in arms about Papa John's CEO's stance on Obamacare and are using their favorite medium -- memes -- to express their discontent.The backlash started on Sunday when Redditor goforReape...
12:19 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Apple Knocks Out Android in Mobile Security [INFOGRAPHIC]
You could be carrying a virus with you everywhere you go. This new strand doesn't target the immune system, but rather the operating system -- on your smartphone.Smartphone usage has skyrocketed over ...
12:06 am GMT - Wed, November 14, 2012
Mashable Watch The Hobbit Come to Life From 2,600 Balloons
Love The Lord of the Rings and balloons? Not as much as this guy does.This one true nerd to rule them all spent over 40 hours molding 2,600 balloons into Bag End, the home of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins i...
11:52 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Website Helps Veterans Find Jobs
Few know the struggles veterans experience when transitioning into a civilian job better than fellow military members who have made the leap.As a way to ease the transition, the National Veteran-Owned...
11:38 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Is Texting Really in Decline? [POLL]
Are traditional SMS text messages on the way out? They are if you believe a recent research report on the mobile industry by Chetan Sharma Consulting, the first to pinpoint a decline in texting. But t...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Nokia Shows Off the Future of Maps With Here
On stage at a maps event in San Francisco Tuesday, Nokia CEO Steven Elop announced a new name for its location services: Here.Over the past year Nokia has seen usage of its maps grow by a factor of 75...
11:13 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Sesame Street Kinect Is the Gift to Get Your Kids Off the Couch
If you have an Xbox 360 with Kinect and a Sesame Street fan in your house, the Kinect Sesame Street video game will have him literally jumping for joy. This is no ordinary video game, where kids sit o...
11:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Yapp Lets You Build Apps for Any Event
Yapp, a free tool that makes it easy to build mobile apps for events like weddings and birthdays, came out of private beta on Tuesday.More About: Yapp, apps...
10:49 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Sinofsky Exits Microsoft: No Good Can Come of This
Microsoft just lost its most interesting leader. With the sudden and unexpected departure of Windows lead Steve Sinofsky, Microsoft essentially is without its own "Steve Jobs."More About: Microsoft Su...
10:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable What Obama Can Learn From German Solar Success and Failure
In light of Barack Obamas huge win and Democratic gains in the Senate, the future of American solar industry looks bright. In a campaign that only included whispers of green industry innovation, Obama...
10:23 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Inside NASAs New Spaceship for Asteroid Missions
The re-election of President Barack Obama has kept NASA on track to send human explorers to an asteroid, and that means work on a 21st-century spacecraft to fly astronauts to the target space rock and...
10:20 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Esquire Gets Shareable, Shoppable Digital Overlay
The December issue of Esquire hits newsstands Nov. 20, and the Hearst-owned title is calling it its most interactive print experience "ever."Using an iPhone app called Netpage, readers will be able t...
10:09 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Learn How to Tell Stories Through Software at the Media Summit
Chairman of AKQA Tom Bedecarr joins the Mashable Media Summit this Nov. 30 to speak about storytelling through software. Recently named Silicon Valleys Favorite Adman by Fortune Magazine, Bedecarr wil...
09:55 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Scramble to Watch This Slo-Mo Egg Destruction
How would you like your eggs this morning? Smashed, stabbed or punched. Prepping breakfast never looked so deliciously violent until YouTube user popspot got a carton of eggs and filmed their demise i...
09:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Why the Smartphone Isnt Mainstream Yet
It's been around for less than a decade, but the smartphone is already incredibly common in the U.S. However, studies tell us that only 45% of adults in the U.S use a smartphone.Owning a smart device ...
09:44 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Verizon Unveils the Most High-Def Phone Ever
Droid DNA for Verizon Click here to view this gallery.HTC launched during an event in New York City on Tuesday its new 5-inch smartphone, the Driod DNA -- just in time ...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Apple Has Twice the Sales Per Square Foot of Any Other US Retailer
Apple's retail stores makes more than $6,000 per square foot, more than twice that of the next most productive retailer.More About: Apple Store, apple...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Apple Has Twice the Sales Per Square Foot of Any Other U.S. Retailer
Apple's retail stores makes more than $6,000 per square foot, more than twice that of the next most productive retailer.More About: Apple Store, apple...
09:33 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week
Voting wasn't the only way millions of Americans participated in the 2012 presidential election. Coverage by major networks and cable channels garnered legions of social media mentions throughout elec...
09:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Birthday Boy Learns Darth Vader Is His Father
It's like the exact opposite of the famous scene from Empire Strikes Back: A boy finds out that Darth Vader is his father, but instead of disbelief, it's all tears and hugs. The birthday boy in the vi...
09:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 470,000 People Petition Macys to Fire Trump
More than 470,000 people have signed a petition for Macys to cut ties with Trump after he reportedly appeared in an upcoming commercial for the company.More About: Donald Trump, macys, online petition...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Email Evidence Implicates Another Top General in Petraeus Scandal
If you though the scandal surrounding former General and CIA Director David Petraeus couldn't get any weirder, think again: FBI agents have uncovered at least 20,000 documents, mostly emails, sent bet...
09:01 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable The 10 Most Viral YouTube Videos of 2012
1. KONY 2012 Invisible Children, a movement seeking to end the conflict in Uganda, created the film Kony 2012. ...
08:44 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Discovery News Comes to Mashable
Since Mashables inception, some of our most popular articles have focused on the science behind the worlds coolest innovations. To that end, were delighted to announce that weve partnered with Discov...
08:43 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Bloomberg to Launch iTunes-Style App Store Today
Bloomberg will unveil a new portal that will allow its clients to buy third-party apps that they can access through the group's financial data terminals.More About: Bloomberg, app store, financial ser...
08:33 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Find YouTube Videos on Android, Play Them on Google TV
An update to the YouTube app for Android and Google TV gives you the option to automatically pair these devices, and watch videos from your phone or tablet on the TV. Once the devices are paired, you ...
08:33 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Loses Billions on Sinofskys Departure
The news of Windows President Steven Sinofsky's departure from Microsoft didn't go over well with investors. The stock declined by as much as 4% in early trading Tuesday to below $27 a share, shaving ...
08:26 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Jawbone Revamps Up Bracelet to Withstand Extreme Punishment
The Jawbone Up debuted last year with big ambitions: A bracelet-like device that you'd wear all the time, tracking how much you move and how well you sleep. Paired with an app, the Up helps you recogn...
08:26 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Jawbone Toughens Up Bracelet for Extreme Punishment
The Jawbone Up debuted last year with big ambitions: A bracelet-like device that you'd wear all the time, tracking how much you move and how well you sleep. Paired with an app, the Up helps you recogn...
08:17 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Bank of America Unveils Competitor to Square
Bank of America will launch a new mobile payments service early next month called Mobile Pay on Demand, which uses a dongle similar to Square's.More About: Square, bank of america, mobile payments...
07:52 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Samsung to Debut 85-Inch Ultra HD TV at CES
Samsung will unveil an 85-inch, ultra high-definition TV at next year's Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. The 8-million pixel behemoth is the world's largest commercialized UHD LED...
07:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Fenton Doggie Meme Remastered to Promote Broadband Firm [VIDEO]
Exactly a year ago, a video of a man chasing his dog and excitedly yelling the dog's name became one of the most unlikely viral videos of all time, racking up more than 7 million views. Now, perhaps i...
07:21 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Obama Considering Prominent SOPA Supporter for Cabinet
President Obama is reportedly considering appointing one of the biggest supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) as his new Secretary of State.Howard Berman (D-Calif.), who represented the Holl...
07:08 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Nick Offerman Reassures Movember Mustache-Growers It Gets Fuller
Embarassed by your awkward in-between facial hair? Don't worry, Nick Offerman is here to reassure you "it gets fuller."The Parks and Rec star is back with some words of encouragement for anyone partic...
07:05 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable TED Celebrates One Billion TEDTalk Views With Mashable
TEDTalk videos, the iconic 18-minute or less presentations from some of the worlds most remarkable people, have now been viewed more than one billion times. To celebrate the milestone, TED has teamed...
07:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Ben Affleck: 8 Talks That Amazed Me
Ben Afflecks new movie Argo -- which he both directs and stars in -- is getting great reviews. The Los Angeles Times writes, Argo takes you back. Not just to the dark days of the 1979-81 Iranian hosta...
07:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Glenn Close: The 5 TEDTalks That Most Moved Me
Actress Glenn Close has earned three Tony Awards, thee Emmys and six Oscar nominations during her chameleon-like career. But even she sometimes needs inspiration. Below, Close shares five TEDTalks tha...
07:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Bill Gates: 13 Talks That Expanded My Worldview
To stress the importance of malaria research, Bill Gates famously unleashed mosquitos on the audience in the first of his three TEDTalks. So which talks jolted him into action? When we asked Gates to ...
06:43 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Fenders iOS-Friendly Stratocaster Guitar Comes to Apple Store
Fender has struck a deal to sell its USB Squier Stratocaster guitar exclusively through Apple Store, starting Tuesday. The $199 guitar is designed to plug in to a Mac or iOS device so you can easily r...
05:28 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Startup Weekend Boosts Profiles of New Entrepreneurs and Host Cities
It's the final stage of a 54-hour competition to create a startup from scratch. Nearly 300 lanyard-clad entrepreneurs squeeze together on rows of plastic chairs to watch fellow hopefuls pitch their wa...
04:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable SugarSync Makes It Easier to Live Life in the Cloud
SugarSync - Cloud From this main Cloud tab, which replaces the old SugarSync File Manager, you can drag and drop any folder from your computer to the blue space. Once th...
03:46 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Now Available in Australia and Europe
Google's new Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet are now available in the Google Play store in several countries, including Australia, UK, France, Germany and Spain. The 8GB variant of the Nexus 4 ...
02:44 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Motorolas Droid Razr Maxx HD Is Thin and Powerful [REVIEW]
Motorola released its first Razr handset - a flip phone -- in late 2004. Last year the company brought the name back with a new line of smartphones, the Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx. Much like the o...
01:43 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Apple Takes Cue From Google, Encourages Employees to Work on Pet Projects [REPORT]
Apple has launched an initiative called "Blue Sky," which encourages employees to devote some of their time to personal pet projects.Not much is known about the program except that it allows a "small ...
12:44 pm GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Get Your Bill Cosby Fix at LOL-Worthy Instant Cosby Website
Bill Cosby does the darndest things, and now you can see them all on one GIF-filled website. Visit InstantCosby.com, and you're instantly greeted with a full-browser-window-sized image of the iconic c...
11:44 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Windows Chief Sinofsky Reveals Why He Left Microsoft in Goodbye Email
In a farewell email to Microsoft employees, former Windows president Steven Sinofsky details why he is leaving the company.Under the subject heading "RE: Windows Leadership Changes," Sinofsky says he ...
10:44 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Oyster App Brings Ebook Library to Your Pocket
Oyster, a startup located in NYC, recently announced plans to launch a subscription-based book app, tailored specifically for smart phones. More About: Oyster, ebooks, smartphone...
09:44 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Should Live Tweeting Be Protected Like Broadcast Rights?
A University of Washington sports policy limits reporters' live tweeting rights at games, raising an interesting set of questions for the social media age. More About: Media, Sports, Twitter...
08:37 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Zapd Creates Instant Websites Using Your iPhone
Zapd, a free app for iPhone, lets people create mini-websites from their phones in about a minute.More About: iphone apps, website design...
07:59 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Halo 4 Launch Day Sales Top $200 Million
Microsofts Halo 4 earned a whopping $220 million in opening day sales, smashing previous records set by the franchise.The largest launch in the history of the franchise, Halo 4 has earned a total of $...
07:32 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable What Happens When You Run Over Microsofts Surface With a Car [VIDEO]
One Microsoft Surface owner learned the hard way just how durable the tablet is. More About: Microsoft Surface, Windows, surface...
07:13 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Just Lost its Windows Chief
Microsoft has announced that Windows president Steven Sinofsky is leaving the company, effective immediately. No reason was given for the sudden resignation, which the company was presenting as a mutu...
06:42 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Worlds Fastest Supercomputer Crowned in U.S.
In the clash of the world's supercomputing titans, a new U.S. supercomputer named "Titan" is king.The $100-million Titan seized the No. 1 supercomputer ranking on the Top500 List with a performance re...
06:12 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Turn Your iPhone 5 into a Notification Alert Light With Sparx [VIDEO]
How often do you wish you could see notifications on your phone but not hear them? At the movies, or in a quiet office or waiting room, the existing iOS "LED Flash for Alerts" feature is extremely use...
05:51 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. Victory Embrace "Four more years."- Barack ObamaPhoto stats: 621,437 retweetsClick here to view this gallery.What a week. U.S. President Barack Obama's "Four More Yea...
05:24 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Secret Facebook Link Shows Old Version of News Feed for 2 More Days
As those of us who spend our days on the social network (for research purposes, naturally) know, there are two ways to view your News Feed on Facebook: sorted by "top stories" and by "most recent." Yo...
05:24 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Secret Facebook Link Shows Old Version of News Feed [UPDATED]
As those of us who spend our days on the social network (for research purposes, naturally) know, there are two ways to view your News Feed on Facebook: sorted by "top stories" and by "most recent." Yo...
05:02 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Is Paper Waste Killing Your Business? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Going digital doesn't just save the environment -- it could save your business as well. This infographic reveals some fascinating stats. More About: Business, email, infographics...
04:40 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Tech Execs Headed to White House for Fiscal Cliff Meeting
Three technology executives are reportedly among a handful of top business executives headed to the White House for a meeting with Barack Obama on Wednesday.Tech execs on the list include Ginni Romett...
04:26 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 5 Insane Catches by the Best Outfielder You May Not Know But Should
The members of the Baseball Writers Association of America just made the easiest decision they've ever made since deciding to watch sports as a career: They named Mike Trout as the 2012 American Leagu...
04:14 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Reggie Watts: The 10 Talks That Most Boggled My Mind
Musician slash comedian Reggie Watts is known for creating improvised, one-of-a kind performances. In his TEDTalk Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way, he bends sound and language ...
04:08 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable GIF Tops YOLO as Oxford American Dictionary Word of the Year
After 25 years of fighting for relevancy, the GIF has received the acknowledgement it deserves -- as Oxford American Dictionaries' official 2012 word of the year.Formally known as grapics interchange ...
03:55 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Can Mashables Apple Fangirl Switch to the Lumia 920?
Is it possible for a dyed-in-the-wool iPhone user to switch to another platform, say Windows Phone 8, full-time? I'm about to find out.Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, I will be making Nokia's Lumia ...
03:38 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 7 Tech Luminaries Who Died in 2012
1. Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon in 1969. Armstrong began his NASA career in his home state of Ohio, first serving as a nav...
03:23 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Facebook Tests Ranked Comments to Boost Engagement
Facebook is testing a new comments format on brand and subscriber pages by placing the most engaging comments up higher on posts.More About: Facebook...
03:16 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable This Plastic Can Heal Itself in 30 Minutes
Researchers at Stanford University have created a synthetic material that's capable of healing itself after it's been punctured. The material is a polymer plastic mixed with pieces of nickel. It's com...
03:01 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Why Mobile Advertising Is Such a Headache For Marketers
Mobile computing isn't that "mobile." About 70% of tablets aren't linked to a cellular data plan, and a recent study by AOL found that 68% of time spent on smartphones occurred in people's homes. If y...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Cyberattack Reveals Middle Eastern Spy Network
While investigating a late-October cyberattack that forced Israel to take its police force offline, Norwegian security researchers found evidence of an extensive spy network aimed at both Israeli and ...
02:49 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Google Nexus 4: When Good Isnt Good Enough [REVIEW]
Earlier this month, Google rolled out its latest line of Nexus devices, including the Nexus 10 tablet and its latest smartphone, the Nexus 4.In the Android ecosystem, the Nexus line has carved out an ...
02:38 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Yahoo Apologizes for Epic Fantasy Football Fail
A fantasy football fail at the worst imaginable moment had Yahoo asking irate users' forgiveness on Monday. More About: Sports, Yahoo, fantasy sports...
02:23 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Apples New Palo Alto Store is Unbelievably Loud
Apple's recently unveiled store in Palo Alto, California has a mixed impact on the senses -- beautiful to the eyes, complete torture to the ears.That's right: according to The Guardian, the newest App...
02:09 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Music Monday: Whats Your Favorite Remix?
Now, usually, I don't do this but uh... this week for Music Monday we're going to give you a little preview of the remix. The remix has seen a meteoric rise in the past few decades. We love the remix ...
01:56 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable How Teachers Will Use E-Readers to Catch Cheaters
Tricks for catching plagiarizers online are old hat. But now teachers have ways to monitor the time it takes a student to read a text.More About: Kindle, Nook Tablet, cheating, e-readers, plagarism, s...
01:46 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping
Everyone loves a good bargain -- and when you have a long list of people to buy gifts for this holiday season, it'll feel even more rewarding to nab those amazing deals. When you're on-the-go and don...
01:36 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable YouTube to Cut Funding for Most Original Premium Channels
It's been nearly a year since YouTube announced its plan to invest $100 million to launch 100 premium channels with the likes of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and The Wall Street Journal, and now many o...
01:26 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Gogo Speeds Up In-Flight Wi-Fi
Was the Wi-Fi connection on your last flight a little slow? That's about to change now that Gogo is upgrading its in-flight Wi-Fi service so it's three times as fast.The new technology is ATG-4, and i...
01:15 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 7 Unforgettable Quotes From Todays Digital Leaders
The Mashable Media Summit is a rare opportunity to be in the company of the biggest leaders in digital. This year's conference will be held on Nov. 30 at the TimesCenter in New York City. The day wi...
12:59 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 4 Tips for Aspiring Media Innovators
Traditionally, journalists have lived for the scoop: Get the story first, and let your competitors read about it on tomorrows front page.But to be successful at media innovation, journalists and media...
12:45 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Google Pressured to Make Deal With FTC Within the Next Few Days [REPORT]
Google is under pressure to make a deal with the Federal Trade Commission to settle an antitrust investigation within the next few days or face a formal complaint, according to a report.Citing "two pe...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable 10 Weird Gadgets That Never Took Off
1. Metal Detecting Sandals Convinced that you walk on streets of gold? Manufacturer Hammacher Schlemmer was all about it, too. Its metal-detecting sandals scanned the ea...
12:21 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Apple Prepping for Early iPhone 5S Debut [REPORT]
In December, Apple will begin trial production of their seventh-generation iPhone. The so-called iPhone 5S, begins production with an initial run of 50,000 to 100,000 units, according to DigiTimes.Acc...
12:10 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable Donate to Sandy Victims by Watching TV
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's destruction on the Caribbean and northeastern United States is long from over. With thousands still without power, clean water and other basic essentials, people acr...
12:03 am GMT - Tue, November 13, 2012
Mashable McAfee Antivirus Founder Wanted for Murder [REPORT]
John McAfee, the founder and namesake of the McAfee antivirus software company, is wanted for murder in Belize, Gizmodo reported Monday.According to Gizmodo, the antivirus pioneer is a prime suspect i...
11:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Online Petitions Ask White House to Let States Leave the Country
Less than two weeks into Barack Obama's second term, it seems at least a few Americans want out: The White House's online petition platform is getting hit with dozens of requests to let entire states ...
11:37 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Dont Fall for This Fake Image of India During Diwali From Space
The graphic above is a stunning image of India. However, in spite of the captions accompanying its many social shares today, it was not taken during Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. In fact, it's...
11:20 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Is Lance Armstrong Just Trolling Now? [PIC]
A photo shared on social media this weekend indicates Lance Armstrong has tremendous trolling potential. More About: Sports, lance armstrong...
11:10 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable How Ads Capture the Perfect Slow-Mo Pour [VIDEO]
How do they pour a perfect brew in commercials every time? It's always flawless and seems effortless. The same goes for caramel on walnuts. It's lathered on so smoothly, with perfect ripples -- that c...
10:57 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Camera Goes on Sale Nov. 16
Samsung Galaxy Camera The Samsung Galaxy Camera adds the power of Android and a wireless connection to a point-and-shoot camera. AT&T will start selling it on Nov. 16 fo...
10:44 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Total Solar Eclipse Occurs Tuesday: How to Watch Online
The total solar eclipse on Nov. 13 may only be visible from slivers of northern Australia and a swathe of open ocean, but you don't have to make an epic journey see the dramatic celestial event.Severa...
10:40 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Are Text-Message Breakups Suddenly Okay? Ask the Dating Experts [VIDEO]
Our devices play a huge role in our romantic endeavors. We flirt on Twitter, update our relationship status on Facebook and text our beaus throughout the day. But, what is the role of technology in en...
10:35 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable 10 Self-Portraits That Stand the Test of Timelapse
1. Walking through China Click here to view this gallery.Imagine watching yourself age. What would it be like ...
10:26 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Humans of New York Tumblr Raises $85,000 for Sandy Relief
Humans of New York (HONY), a popular Tumblr by photographer Brandon Stanton, has raised nearly $85,000 in less than 24 hours for Hurricane Sandy relief."All of the blog's content will be dedicated to ...
10:16 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Google Ad Revenue Now More Than U.S. Print Publications Combined [CHART]
If you work in the print media, you might want to sit down before reading this.During the first six months of 2012, Google generated more money in advertising revenue than all U.S. print publications ...
10:04 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Can Social Media Make #PolarBearWeek the Next Shark Week?
For the past 25 years, the Discovery Channel's Shark Week has gotten viewers excited about the creatures that rule the sea during its annual broadcast each summer. Now, non-profit media organization E...
09:50 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Is Your Mobile Device Safe From Hackers?
The biggest trend in mobile vulnerability is related to apps. You've been warned.More About: Cybercrime Series, Mobile, Tablet, apps, hacks, mashable, security, smartphone...
09:48 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Looking for a Job? Check 160+ Listings From Yelp and More
New jobs are added to Mashable's Job Board each day. Employers know if they're going to find the person for the job, they'll find them reading Mashable. More About: Jobs, Mashable Job Board, weekly jo...
09:32 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Steve Ballmer Admits Microsoft Surface Isnt an Instant Hit
Both Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface have been on sale for more than two weeks, and the big question is: How are they doing? Although Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has already revealed the company sold ...
09:32 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Steve Ballmer Admits Microsoft Surface Isnt an Instant Hit [UPDATED]
Both Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface have been on sale for more than two weeks, and the big question is: How are they doing? Although Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has already revealed the company sold ...
09:16 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Businessweek Ranks Schools on Girls Hotness
Why did Businessweek think it was a good idea to poll its users about which college campuses have the hottest female students? Easy: It has done it before and no one noticed.This year, however, coming...
09:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Wonderful Pistachios Presents $10,000 Twitter Puzzle [VIDEOS]
Wonderful Pistachios has garnered a fair amount of attention with its long-running ad campaign featuring D-list celebs and Internet memes. Now, the brand is attempting to crack Twitter.A new ad from t...
08:46 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable This Is the Worlds Most Extreme Rube Goldberg Machine [VIDEO]
Even Rube Goldberg himself would've likely been blown away by Red Bull's latest extreme stunt. Red Bull Kluge is an obstacle-course-like contraption run by some of the world's greatest athletes -- inc...
08:33 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Need a Gift for a Neat Freak? Try This Robo-Vacuum
Finally, we can live like the Jetsons. While the LG Hom-Bot robot vacuum cleaner might not resemble Rosie the robot, it will clean your floors with minimal effort on your part.More About: Gift of the ...
08:17 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable HTC Will Pay Apple $6-$8 Per Android Phone As Part of Patent Settlement
HTC will pay Apple $6-$8 for each Android phone it sells, which could add up to as much as $280 million in 2013, as part of a patent settlement.More About: apple, htc, iphone, patents...
08:04 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable This Tool Helps You Find the Budget-Friendly Fashion Youre Looking For
 Shop It To Me, which bills itself as a personal shopper for discounted clothing,is launching an online tool Monday designed to help you track sales, and find clothes and accessories in your budg...
07:45 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Is JavaScript the Future of Programming?
JavaScript is the programming language that makes a website interactive. Slideshows, advertising pop-ups and Google's autocomplete feature are all examples of JavaScript at work. It was first created ...
07:32 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable RIM to Launch BlackBerry 10 Jan. 30
RIM plans to launch the new version of its mobile platform, BlackBerry 10, on Jan. 30, the company has announced. During the launch event, which will be held simultaneously in "multiple countries arou...
07:20 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Overly Attached Girlfriend Impersonates Computer in Samsung Ad
Samsung is tapping into the viral, uh, appeal of Laina Walker, a.k.a. Overly Attached Girlfriend, in a new ad in which she personifies your Overly Attached Computer.Walker convincingly embodies the OA...
07:04 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable For Health Answers, People Consult the Internet Over Doctors [STUDY]
Are you a bit shy when it comes to asking your physician personal health questions? Or maybe you avoid the doctor because you worry certain medical services won't be covered by insurance? If so, you'r...
06:36 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Apple Wants You To Know The iPad Mini is Just Like The Bigger iPad [VIDEOS]
The iPad Mini is just like the iPad, got it? There's really no difference. OK, maybe except for the size. And the lack of a Retina screen. But that's it!That's the not-so-subtle message behind these t...
05:19 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Kim Dotcom Chooses New Zealand as Home for His Mega Project
After being forced out of the Me.ga web domain by the Gabon authorities, Kim Dotcom has found a new home for the project: New Zealand.Dotcom has moved the project (which currently consists of little m...
04:23 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Ultra-Cheap Android Tablet Comes to India
UK company Datawind has launched its Aakash 2 tablet in India. It's an Android device which will be available to students at an extremely low price. The Aakash 2 can be bought for Rs 3,500 ($64) on th...
01:35 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Skype for Windows 8 Preview Now Available
Microsoft's Skype for Windows 8, the new version of the popular VoIP/chat app tailored for use with the new OS, is now available for download as Preview. We've reviewed the beta version of the app in ...
01:35 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview Now Available
Microsoft's Skype for Windows Phone 8 is now available for download as Preview. We've reviewed the beta version of the app in October, and found much to like -- in particular, the smart layout, call r...
12:39 pm GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Will Be Holiday Seasons Best-Selling Game, Bookies Say
Holiday shopping has become a bit of spectacle. Between the rise of Black Friday sales and the mass hysteria that can ensue over "it-gifts," it's not hard to see how you could get a sort of disturbing...
11:59 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Angry Birds Star Wars is More Addictive Fun Fans Want [REVIEW]
Last month, Rovio announced a major partnership with Lucasfilm to create Angry Birds Star Wars. The game, out this week, represents a hybrid of the two powerful brands, and provides enjoyable gameplay...
11:29 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Disappearing Romney Website Tracks Governors Declining Facebook Likes
Whether it's with glee or horror, political observers can now watch Mitt Romney's fall from social-media grace in real-time.The former Republican presidential candidate has been bleeding likes since l...
10:57 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable 10 Customized Kindle Cases for Your Special Someone
1. Personalized Leather Kindle Cover by Little Red Designs This lovely leather cover comes in a range of colors, both for the lining and the outer parts.You can personal...
10:02 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable 8 Holiday Family Photo Alternatives, No Ugly Sweaters Required
1. 'Shopping Memories Flex your Photoshop muscles to create an action shot that looks like something out of a Michael Bay movie.Image courtesy of Dustin DiazClick here t...
09:03 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable 4 Tips for Finding a Job in Your Niche
With an overwhelming amount of employment websites, how can job seekers be sure they are doing all within their means to completely immerse themselves in their job search? The answer: Search within yo...
07:56 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Why Doesnt MTV Play Music Videos?
It's a burning question from music aficionados: "Why doesn't MTV play music videos anymore?" Sketch comedy duo Brian Firenzi and Maria Carmen attempt to provide an answer in the above clip in which he...
07:15 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Sphero Is the Gift for Mobile Gamers Who Have Everything
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.If you're stumped shopping for the smartphone-touting gamer in your life, ...
06:09 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable FloJack Brings NFC to Apple Devices For First Time [VIDEO]
Apple has been reluctant to bring near field communication technology to the iPhone and iPad, but now one company hopes to beat Apple to it.More About: ipad, iphone, kickstarter, nfc...
05:00 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Memes of the Week
The 2012 U.S. presidential election, fittingly dubbed the first meme election by some people, came to end this week when Americans re-elected Barack Obama. While his victory messages went viral across...
03:48 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Scientists Use Their Braaaaains to Find Perfect Product Tester [SUNDAY COMICS]
When you want to test a pedometer, who you gonna call? Nitrozac and Snaggy of "The Joy of Tech" used their braaaaains to find the ideal product tester.More About: Sunday Comics, zombies...
03:04 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week
If you're getting in the mood for the holiday season, A Charlie Brown Christmas is one app that both kids and nostalgic parents are sure to enjoy. And while you're sharing, why not stretch your brain ...
02:28 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Apple Pays Swiss Federal Railways $21 Million For Clock Icon [VIDEO]
Apple reportedly paid $21 million to license the clock icon for use on the iPad, after the company was accused of copying it from Swiss Federal Railways.More About: apple, iOS, trending...
01:46 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Number of Female Senators Tripled in the Last 20 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]
There aren't 51 female senators out of 100 (accurately reflecting the U.S. population), but we've come a long way in a relatively short time.More About: Female Senators, Politics, U.S. Congress...
01:23 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
After weeks of exciting product launches, this week in tech it was time to take a deep look at those exciting new gadgets. This week we had full and in-depth reviews of the iPad Mini, the iPad 4, the ...
01:14 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Katy Perry Talks Sims 3 Seasons, Social Media and More [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
Katy Perry is a woman of many talents. She's a musician, an actress and she had one of her earliest singles, Hot and Cold, translated into "Simlish." How cool is that? Katy's most recent project with ...
12:39 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Mokikis Sloppy Swish is the Next Gangnam Style
"Mokiki does the Sloppy Swish. It makes his dance literally contagious!" Remember that. Saturday Night Live's latest digital introduces us to Mokiki, a medical lab test patient turned dance machine, w...
12:20 am GMT - Mon, November 12, 2012
Mashable Tech Companies Douchebaggery Reaches New Low [SUNDAY COMICS]
Whatever happened to Google's admirable motto, "don't be evil?" Maybe the prospect of proliferating profits got in the way -- and Google's not the only one.More About: Facebook, Google, Sunday Comics,...
11:53 pm GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Windows 8 Will Get Big Role at MTV Europe Music Awards
MTV Europe Music Awards will infuse Microsofts Windows 8 operating system and colorful tiles interface during its Nov. 11 broadcast. Here's the digital low-down on the show. More About: Entertainmen...
11:27 pm GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Apple and HTC End Their Global Patent Battle
Apple and HTC announced late Saturday night that they have resolved all of their patent disputes and are entering into a 10-year patent licensing agreement.More About: apple, htc, samsung, trending...
11:10 pm GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Rihanna Turns SNL Stage Into Sensational Screensaver [VIDEO]
Rihanna transformed the Saturday Night Live stage -- typically designed as a train station -- into a green screen experience that looked like an ever-changing animated desktop screensaver. For Rihanna...
11:02 pm GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Where Americas Racist Tweets Come From
Researchers analyzed racist tweets by location, and came up with revealing results. Warning: This post contains harsh, vulgar and racist words.More About: 2012 Presidential Election, Twitter, racism...
09:53 pm GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable What Have Guys Named James Bond Done For a Living?
Bond. James Bond. To most of the world, that name conjures up images of a fictional British spy from the popular 007 film franchise. To some people, though, the "James Bond" in their lives was never a...
09:04 pm GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Watch Mitt Drink Away Election Loss With Cartons of Milk on SNL
"I still love you America, I do," Romney's character says on SNL while drowning his sorrows with milk, "but you've hurt my feelings very, very much."More About: Mitt Romney, saturday night live, trend...
08:14 pm GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Grasket App Helps Deployed Troops Share Wish Lists With Loved Ones Overseas
A new online app aims to help deployed troops send wish lists to friends and family overseas.Grasket describes itself as a "modern-day care package creation tool."Targeted to deployed soldiers, sailor...
09:44 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Ditching Cable for Internet TV? Read This First
Replacing costly cable service with Internet TV seems like an easy way to reduce the family budget. But with more choices comes more confusion.More About: cable, internet tv, television...
09:18 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable LED Glasses Make Programming Fun and Fashionable [VIDEO]
Computer programming and fashion-forward sensibilities don't always go hand in hand. But Kickstarter Bright Eyes hopes to change that with a pair of glasses that take cool to a digital level. Though t...
08:46 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable This is What Social Media Sites Would Look Like in a High School Yearbook [INFOGRAPHIC]
We all remember the cliques that made up high school -- the jocks, the brains, the cheerleaders and the marching band. Each had their own interests and personalities that set them apart. So let's just...
08:21 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable 10 Adorable Clips of Sesame Street Satire
1. Sesame Street: Mad Men "I don't see 'happy' here." Click here to view this gallery.On Nov. 10, 1969, the pop...
07:43 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable 7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Artists and Galleries
According to market research firm First Research, there are about 5,000 art dealers and galleries in the U.S. with combined annual revenue of about $6 billion, and Art Market Monitor estimates the siz...
06:27 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable iPhone 5 Travels 20,096 Miles Before Ending Up in Your Hands [INFOGRAPHIC]
Chances are, you didn't travel very far to pick up the latest iPhone 5 from your local Apple store. But did you know that the smartphone had a whole other life before you even met it?Mobile Madhouse t...
05:47 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable One Dock Works With Apple and Samsung Gadgets [VIDEO]
Multiple charging docks are a fact of life for tech lovers who must accommodate different ports for their many different gadgets.But now, there's "One Dock" to rule them all. An Australian company has...
04:45 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Former Apple Employee Says Tim Cook Isnt Passionate About Tech [VIDEO]
Former Apple sales executive David Sobotta is publishing a book about the two decades he spent at the company, and it looks like Apple CEO Tim Cook won't like the reviews. In The Pomme Company, Sobott...
03:55 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Racist Who Threatened Obama Doesnt Understand What She Did Wrong [VIDEO]
Earlier this week 22-year-old California woman Denise Helms made some disastrous social media choices after President Barack Obama won re-election. Helms wrote on Facebook: "Another 4 years of this [N...
03:34 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable New York Times Advice Column Not About Petraeus Affair [REPORT]
A New York Times advice column that included a question from a man whose wife was having an affair with a "government executive" is not about Gen. David Petraeus. More About: David Petraeus, new york ...
03:09 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable 75 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
Catch up on the latest digital media resources with our weekly features roundup.More About: Business, Features Week In Review, Lifestyles, Social Media, Tech...
02:47 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable 7 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
It can be tough to keep up with all the new apps released every week. But you're in luck -- we take care of that for you, creating a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated smartphone app...
02:38 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Give This Gutter-Cleaning Robot to Your Chore-Phobic Friend
This bot from iRobot does one of fall's most unpleasant around-the-home tasks: cleaning the leaf-littered gutters. The Looj 330 is a one-pound bot that'll do all your dirty work.You'll still need a l...
01:35 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable How Much Would You Pay to Never See an Online Ad Again?
Imagine a $120 box that sits between your cable modem and your wireless router and blocks every kind of ad that can be delivered over the Internet....
01:19 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable Ormr Does What You Wish Photoshop Could [VIDEO]
Ormr does what Photoshop can't by allowing users to go back and change every action done in the past.More About: developers, image editor, photo editing...
12:54 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable This Tool Will Archive Your Entire Online Life
Recollect backs up all the posts you share on social networks and makes it easier to search through them at a later date.More About: Startups, The Launchpad, instagram...
12:31 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable HootSuite Email Fail Brings Up Privacy Concerns
Several HootSuite users received dozens of email reminders, as well as private information including the names and email addresses of other users.More About: hootsuite, online privacy, social media pr...
12:09 am GMT - Sun, November 11, 2012
Mashable 20 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit in 2012
1. Peanut butter used to come in slices. Apparently in 2008, peanut butter was sold in slices, similar to Kraft singles.In the comments, Reddit users reminisced about pu...
11:48 pm GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Top Comments on Mashable This Week
After the Election, Time to Heal Your Facebook Divide Did the political views popping up on your Facebook newsfeed force you to unfriend some online acquaintances? You w...
11:11 pm GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable These Kittens Win The U.S. Tennis Open For Cuteness [VIDEO]
These two kittens could definitely compete in some type of synchronized tennis/cuteness match.More About: cats, trending, viral videos...
10:16 pm GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Heres Enough Digital Espionage to Scare James Bond [INFOGRAPHIC]
Like James Bond does in the new hit film Skyfall, secret agents all over the world are now dealing with digital threats. Is this malware giving them a digital license to kill? More About: James Bond, ...
09:20 pm GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Clark Kent on the Demise of Newspapers [COMIC]
Investigative reporting just isn't what it used to be. Blame it on Twitter.More About: comics, humor, journalism, newspaper dead, newspapers, superman, trending...
09:16 pm GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Mitt Romney Is Losing 847 Facebook Friends Per Hour
Soon after Romney conceded the election, his social media followers began dropping quickly. Since 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, users have unliked the Massachusetts Governor at a rate of about 847 an hour.Mo...
08:14 pm GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Make Extra Money During the Holidays
Check out these simple ways to bring in extra money this winter, whether as a side gig or to hold you over as you continue your search for work.More About: Holiday, features, job search series, mashab...
10:04 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable This Computer Costs Just $13 [VIDEO]
Heard of Raspberry Pi, the $35 computer? Here's the Walmart version: Texas Instruments has created a computer on a single circuit board that costs just $13.Although Raspberry Pi can output HD video, t...
09:25 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable George Takei Takes Issue With Facebook in New Book [VIDEO]
Star Trek's George Takei is well known in Facebook circles as a prolific sharer of clever content. However, Takei doesn't think his fans are well served by the way Facebook shares his status updates.T...
08:41 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Free iPad App Helps Train Future Neurosurgeons
The neurosurgeons of tomorrow can hone some of the necessary skills on iPads thanks to a new training app called VCath.More About: ipad app, medical science, medical-students, neuroscience...
07:36 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Can Fitness Ever Be as Addictive as Angry Birds?
What if planting crops in FarmVille only happened when you burned calories in real life? Thats what Striiv, a fitness startup in Redwood City, Calif., is hoping to accomplish with its new app, launche...
07:04 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Supersized Facebook Messages Crash Tablets
Very large messages sent through Facebook's chat client can make applications and devices crash in a form of denial-of-service attack, a security researcher has discovered."It has been possible to dis...
06:39 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Twitter Has Little Explanation for Bizarre Benghazi Photo Bug
One day after an strange and gory politically themed disturbance in the Twitter force, the company offers no clear word on what exactly happened or how. More About: Twitter, hacking...
06:24 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable How 2 Brothers Turned a YouTube Experiment Into a Charitable Mission
Six years ago, brothers Hank and John Green took their relationship to a new level by ceasing all textual communication for one year.On Jan. 1, 2007, Hank posted the first video blog to the VlogBrothe...
06:04 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Nexus 7 Edges Out iPad on Holiday Wishlists
Many Americans can expect to find a tablet under their tree this holiday season, new research shows.A study by TechBargains.com, the deal aggregation website for electronic products, found that more t...
05:47 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Watch This Magazine Cover Transform Into an Interactive Game [VIDEO]
The cover of ShortList, a weekly men's magazine in the UK, took on a uniquely interactive quality this week thanks to Blippar.Using Blippar's augmented reality app for iPhone or Android devices, reade...
05:35 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Spin the Wheels on This Bike to Charge Your Phone
In a populous place like New York City, there are plenty of random outlets at coffee shops, bookstores and local Apple Stores to energize your dying smartphone. There are even charging stations at Jay...
05:26 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Feline Frisky With Cats That Look Like Pin-Up Girls
Image courtesy of Cats That Look Like Pin Up GirlsClick here to view this gallery.Kibble and Naughty Bits. Fancy Feast for the Eyes. Meow Chicks. Tumblr page Cats That...
05:13 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Twitter Hacked? Heres How to Protect Your Account
Twitter is the latest large-scale company investigating the possibility of a password hack. Here's how to protect your account.More About: LastPass, Twitter, security...
04:55 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Did Paula Broadwell Access Petraeus CIA Email?
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyGeneral David Petraeus resigned from his position as director of the CIA earlier today, citing an extramarital affair. Now NB...
04:44 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable 6 Innovative Fundraising Campaigns for Sandy Relief
Hurricane Sandy may have passed through the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States last week, but for many people, Sandy is still here. The destruction and displacement the storm caused in ...
04:25 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Students Urge Apple to Donate Unwanted Apps to Charity [VIDEO]
From the destruction and havoc of Superstorm Sandy came an idea for an app that could help people affected by the storm. A group of advertising students thought it up after being cooped up inside for ...
04:12 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable 10 Book Titles That Are More Accurate Than The Originals [PICS]
1. Southern Cooking Bible Paula DeenClick here to view this gallery.Unlike dust-jacket summaries, book titles are often vague and sometimes cryptic. How much of the stor...
03:53 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Dronestagram Reveals the Real Places Hit by U.S. Drones
Google Maps' satellite view offers an easy way to virtually visit hard-to-reach spots around the world, from tropical islands to Antarctica. Now, a freelance designer is using the service to take view...
03:37 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable CIA Director Petraeus Resigns, Leaving Twitter Abuzz
Gen. David Petraeus resigned from his position as director of the CIA Friday, citing an extramarital affair. As soon as the news broke, Twitter was immediately filled with discussions including links ...
03:18 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable World War Z Trailer Has Zombies, Explosions and Brad Pitt
Are zombies past their prime yet? By the look of the official trailer for the zombie-apocalypse epic World War Z, not even close.The trailer (available at 1080p resolution on iTunes) includes the stan...
03:18 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable 10 Bizarre Commercials Hollywood Doesnt Want You to See
1. Brad Pitt In a crazy alternate universe, Brad Pitt is a personal assistant to a sulky Sumo wrestler. Click...
02:53 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Are Twitters Sports Trolls Out of Control?
With threats against the son of an NBA coach the latest in a line of ugly incidents involving sports trolls, it's become an appropriate questions to ask. More About: Sports, Twitter...
02:52 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Turn Your iPhone Camera Into a Right Angle Lens [VIDEO]
Instead of shooting what's directly infront of you, a Kickstarter project lets you make more use out of your iPhone camera. HiLO Lens is the first lens that turns your iPhone or iPad into a right angl...
02:37 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable New Yorkers Use Craigslist to Skirt Gas Rationing Rules
Craigslist is known as a place to swap hook-up stories, but one New Yorker is using it for something just as essential to share: license plates.In a message posted to the "Items wanted" category on th...
02:37 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable 7 Ideas for Your First Pinterest Secret Board
1. Wedding Planning Pinterest is the perfect place to plan your wedding, whether you're wearing a ring or not. Secret boards are a great way to narrow down venues, bouqu...
02:24 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable 15 Million Customers Have Visited Microsofts Stores
Microsoft's retail stores have had more than 15 million customers visit to date, the company revealed in a blog post this week.More About: apple, microsoft store...
02:15 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Facebook Experiments With Reply Button on Comments
Facebook isn't just testing a sound-alert function on the site -- it's also experimenting with a reply option for comments posted to Timeline.More About: Facebook...
02:08 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Twitter Confirms Tweet Delivery Issue
Twitter was crawling this afternoon and then, for many, stopped delivering Tweets altogether. Twitter has now confirmed the issue.In a brief post on its Twitter Status page, Twitter said some users mi...
02:02 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable U.S. Sanctions Iran for Persecuting Bloggers, Journalists
The U.S. State Department has announced sanctions against five Iranian government and private organizations and against four individuals for their treatment of bloggers and journalists.Different types...
01:47 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Nate Silver Gets All Kinds of NSFW [VIDEO]
Since his mathematical model called the election correctly in all 50 states -- and even nailed the popular vote to within half a percentage point -- Nate Silver has been the focus of adulation from ne...
01:30 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Progressive Insurance Breaks Twitter Record With Halloween Tweet
A Halloween tweet from Progressive Insurance had an engagement rate of 29.6% on the social network, making it the most-engaging tweet to ever be part of a Promoted Trend, according to a source.Twitter...
01:30 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Progressive Insurance Claims High Engagement For Halloween Tweet
Update: A Twitter rep disputes the claim that the tweet had the highest engagement ever, even for one that's part of a Promoted Trend.A Halloween tweet from Progressive Insurance had an engagement rat...
01:15 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Ermahgerd! Christmas Ernamernts for Meme Lovers
1. Ermahgerd! Image courtesy of The SteochClick here to view this gallery.Unless you're a retailer, you're probably not quite ready for the holidays yet. We know, let's ...
01:00 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Breakthrough Speaks Mandarin With Your Voice [VIDEO]
Speech recognition, as it relates to software, isnt what one might call a perfect science. There are still bugs and glitches, even in the best transcription software out there. Its difficult to accura...
12:46 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Spooky Time-Lapse Shows NYC Blacked Out by Sandy [VIDEO]
It's hard to describe a city in complete darkness. The towering structures that are part of your city-life moorings turn dark and ominous. It's hard to say what that feels like but, in the above video...
12:29 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Online Traffic in North America Doubles This Year [REPORT]
How much time do you spend on the web each day? If you live in North America, a new report says, probably a lot.Canadian company Sandvine, in their Global Internet Phenomena Report, confirmed that onl...
12:15 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Facebook Testing Sound Notifications
You hear that? It's the sound of Facebook's next feature experiment, and it looks like it's already starting to annoy the test user group. More About: Facebook...
12:14 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Google Services Being Interrupted in China
Internet users in China are reportedly having difficulty using Google on Friday, a service interruption that's impacting everything from Google Search to Gmail.Frustrated Chinese Internet users were s...
12:14 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Google Services Being Interrupted in China [UPDATED]
Internet users in China are reportedly having difficulty using Google on Friday, a service interruption that's impacting everything from Google Search to Gmail.Frustrated Chinese Internet users were s...
12:14 am GMT - Sat, November 10, 2012
Mashable Google Services Interrupted in China [UPDATED]
Internet users in China are reportedly having difficulty using Google on Friday, a service interruption that's impacting everything from Google Search to Gmail.Frustrated Chinese Internet users were s...
11:59 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Wes Anderson Directs the New Star Wars [VIDEO]
Whether you're excited about Star Wars: Episode VII or not, nearly all would agree that the upcoming director -- whomever that might be -- has some very high expectations to meet.Who do you picture th...
11:46 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable This Stationary Seller Mails Your Custom-Designed Holiday Cards
During the holiday season, finding the perfect cards for your favorite co-worker, best friend and grandparents can take hours of browsing. That is, until Shutterfly's Tiny Prints debuted its new colle...
11:46 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable This Stationery Seller Mails Your Custom-Designed Holiday Cards
During the holiday season, finding the perfect cards for your favorite co-worker, best friend and grandparents can take hours of browsing. That is, until Shutterfly's Tiny Prints debuted its new colle...
11:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Twitter Cartoon Video Shows How to Set Up Profile, Header Pictures
Twitter has posted a how-to video with tips on how to best dress up your page with header, profile and background pictures....
11:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Incredible Kid Donates All His Halloween Candy to Sandy Victims
Meet Jacob Hughes, an 11-year-old boy from Tennessee who loves Scooby-Doo, running and jumping. Oh, and he's also the kid that will restore your faith in our future generations.During the post-Sandy b...
11:01 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Watch The Sequel to Last Years Most Viral Christmas Ad [VIDEO]
Since 2007, UK retailer John Lewis' new Christmas ad has been a seasonal event, but last year's ad was particularly hard to top. That commercial (see below), featured a boy who just couldn't wait for ...
10:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Apple Patent Turns Headphones Into Speakers
A new Apple patent turns headphones inside out so they function as speakers when placed on a surface. More About: apple, earbuds, patently apple, patents, speakers...
10:34 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Rivo is Keurigs First Cappuccino and Latte System
The battle for home-brewed coffee heats up and it looks as if there's a cappuccino/latte war a'brewin'.After reviewing the Verismo coffee and espresso machine from Starbucks, we were excited to hear a...
10:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable The 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World
Apple ranked as the most innovative company in the world, despite spending significantly less on R&D than most of its competitors.More About: Google, amazon, apple...
10:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Apple Tops List of Worlds Most Innovative Companies
Apple ranked as the most innovative company in the world, despite spending significantly less on R&D than most of its competitors.More About: Google, amazon, apple...
10:09 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Did Romneys Tech Fail Cost Him Key Votes?
In the days following an election, both sides take a look back and assess what went right and what went wrong. Mitt Romney's campaign is doing more of the latter -- and it turns out a major technology...
09:48 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable NYC Runners Organize Staten Island Relief Effort Using Facebook [VIDEO]
Nearly 6,000 runners and supporters have gathered on Facebook to help Staten Island recover in the weeks after Hurricane Sandy.The group's next mission will take place at 8 a.m. ET on Sunday. Hundreds...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable How to Avoid These Top 5 Black Friday Traps
Black Friday is less than two weeks away. What began as a single shopping day following Thanksgiving Thursday, has turned into a shopping marathon that can begin shortly after the traditional feast en...
09:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Evians Melotweet App Turns Your Tweets Into a Musical Experience
If you've ever felt that Twitter would be better with a soundtrack, then Evian's Melotweet app is for you.The iPad and Android tablet app shows your incoming stream of tweets as droplets (get it?) whi...
09:15 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Apple Donates $2.5 Million to Hurricane Sandy Relief
Apple has donated $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief, 9to5Mac reports citing an internal company memo. "For the past week, our thoughts have been with those affec...
09:12 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable The Touching History of Touchscreen Tech
Touchscreen technology is no longer a Bourne Identity kind of future -- it's nearly a staple feature in mobile devices.The late 2000s often attribute Apple as responsible for the touchscreen, after sh...
09:03 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Heres Why You Cant Miss This Years Mashable Media Summit
The Mashable Media Summit is a rare and unique opportunity to be in the company of leaders from all areas of the industry. On Nov. 30 at The TimesCenter in New York City, you'll hear from new media co...
08:53 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Curiosity Mars Rover Team Switches Back to Earth Time
The mission controllers overseeing NASA's Mars rover Curiosity are finally switching back to working on Earth time after three months of operating in sync with the Red Planet, where the Martian days l...
08:42 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Touch-Sensitive Headphones Respond to Your Every Move
The Parrot Zik headphones fulfill every requirement you might expect -- great audio, noise-cancelation and Bluetooth-enabled. But the high-tech gadgetry built in makes for some pretty cool extras. The...
08:22 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Walmart Employees Filmed Damaging iPads
Here's reason number 560,893,242 why you should never film yourself doing any sort of criminal act. Four Walmart employees in Pikeville, Ky. recorded themselves purposefully throwing and damaging new ...
08:06 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable iPad 4: A Turbocharged Tablet With Nothing to Do [REVIEW]
Apple's Fourth-Generation iPad The iPad 4 looks almost exactly the same as its predecessor, the iPad 3. Apart from the Lightning connector, they appear identical, but th...
07:54 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Groupon Stock Falls Below $3 A Share For First Time
Groupon's stock passed another milestone on Friday -- and not the good kind.Shares of Groupon fell below $3 a share for the first time in early trading Friday following the company's disappointing ear...
07:38 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Is This School the Next Harvard or Just Another Website?
The Minerva Project aims to create a high-status online university. Instead, it may be the sign of a venture-capital bubble in online education.More About: harvard university, higher education, online...
06:42 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable What Do You Do With Tech-Obsessed Kids When the Lights Go Out?
As a west coast resident, my heart goes out to all the people who lost power and property during Hurricane Sandy. I can only imagine what it must have been like waiting, as the temperature dropped eac...
05:53 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Google to Offer Music and Movies to Google TV Owners in Europe
Google will start offering Google Play music and movies to Google TV owners in the UK, Germany and France starting November 13, the company has announced. Google previously announced the service will ...
04:52 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Four Steps for Using Your Mobile Device to Jumpstart Your Love Life
Its easy to celebrate the benefits of technology, particularly the access to information and connectivity provided to us by our mobile devices. However, there is at least one major drawback to living ...
03:12 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Watch Out Rebecca Black: Is Thanksgiving the New Friday?
Is 'Thanksgiving' the new 'Friday?' Campy child singer Nicole Westbrook aims to be Rebecca Black 2.0. More About: Music, Rebecca Black, YouTube, music videos...
02:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Happy 8th Birthday, Firefox!
On November 9 2004, eight years ago today, the Mozilla foundation has launched the first version of Firefox. This anniversary may be confusing for some, as we've recently compiled a timeline of Firefo...
02:03 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Flower Pot Doubles as Mini Grill
The Hot-Pot BBQ not only allows users to grow herbs, but you can also use it to cook your next meal. The terracotta pot is divided into two layers, where the top half that houses the plants can be lif...
12:54 pm GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Gramophone Amplifies Your iPhone, Edison-Style
Listening to music from your phone is tough. Without headphones, and with the volume turned all the way up, you still need to connect to a speaker to really enjoy what song is playing. But what if y...
09:39 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Nanotech Gloves Heat Hands to Ideal Temperature
It's difficult to keep your hands toasty in cold weather, even when you're wearing Thinsulate-lined everything. We take gloves on-and-off, making it more challenging to keep our hands warm on cold d...
09:03 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Lung-on-a-Chip Passes a Crucial Test
Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have shown that their lung-on-a-chip technology can mimic a life-threatening lung condition. They also rep...
08:43 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable iPad Mini Wins in Eye-Tracking Study [VIDEO]
When it comes to buying tablets, do the eyes have it?A recent study by EyeTrackShop placed the top 7-inch tablets in front of participants and tracked their eye movements in a study to determine which...
08:08 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years
If you were asked to name the most important innovation in transportation over the last 200 years, you might say the combustion engine, air travel, Henry Fords Model-T production line or even the bicy...
07:22 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Yes We Cry: Obama Tears Up Thanking Campaign Staff [VIDEO]
This is the Barack Obama you don't see on TV: quiet, candid, emotional and deeply grateful to his campaign staff for helping him secure a second term. More About: 2012 presidential campaign, Politics,...
07:02 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Facebook Friendships Get a Timeline Upgrade
There's a page for just about anything you can imagine on Facebook -- including every friendship. Whether you knew they existed or not, friendship pages have been there since October 2010, displaying...
06:46 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Insane Attempted Plane Theft Ends in Big Crash [VIDEO]
Here's something you don't see everyday: a man attempting to steal a plane from the airport and using reverse thrust -- typically deployed to slow a plane down after landing -- to drive the plane back...
06:29 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Connect Your WordPress Blog With Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr
Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com has given its Jetpack plugin a big update.Think of Jetpack as a bridge that brings functionality from the hosted WordPress.com service to self-hosted WordP...
06:13 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Watch Rihannas Dazzling New Video for Diamonds
Rihanna just unleashed her music video for "Diamonds," a song that topped singles charts on iTunes in 27 countries when it debuted in October. "Diamonds" is Rihanna's 23rd top 10 single on the Billboa...
06:00 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Amazon Opens Wine Store [VIDEO]
Amazon is getting into the wine business for the second time after shuttering its efforts in that area three years ago.The online retailer took the wraps off of amazon.com/wine Thursday morning. Curre...
06:00 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Cheers! Now You Can Buy Wine From Amazon [VIDEO]
Amazon is getting into the wine business for the second time after shuttering its efforts in that area three years ago.The online retailer took the wraps off of amazon.com/wine Thursday morning. Curre...
05:42 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Michael Vick Tells Brother to Shut Off the Twitter
Sounds like embattled NFL quarterback Michael Vick has put his brother in check after young Marcus went on an epic Twitter rant on Monday night.. More About: Sports, an inconvenient tweet, nfl...
05:22 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable This Siri Smartwatch Could Change Everything
For those hoping Apple will come out with a smart iWatch design to compete with the Pebble, this concept will make you long for that day even more.More About: apple, siri...
05:04 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable One Direction Puts on Football Gear in Follow-Up to Viral Ad [PICS]
1. One Direction Teaser Photo for New Pepsi Ad Photos given to Mashable from PepsiClick here to view this gallery.An alternate ending to Pepsi's popular commercial featu...
04:47 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable NASA Builds Interplanetary Internet, Controls LEGO Robot From Space
In the annals of geeky space experiments, it's going to be hard to top this one. NASA and the European Space Agency announced Thursday that it had successfully tested a new kind of communications prot...
04:29 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable 10 Remixed Music Videos Youd Never Expect
1. Carly Rae Jepsen "Call Me Maybe" (Death Metal) Click here to view this gallery.Imagine if the Beatles were ...
04:16 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Apple Patents Packaging That Doubles as a Dock
While many people were displeased when Apple announced it wouldnt produce an official dock for the iPhone 5, the company apparently isnt done with the dock altogether.According to Patently Apple, a re...
04:00 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Jurassic Park 3D Trailer Will Leave You Feeling Rapturous
Prepare to see dinosaurs like you've never seen them before -- which shouldn't be difficult. It has been almost 20 years since Steven Spielberg first amazed audiences with authentic looking Brontosaur...
03:46 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable How to Install Windows 8 Without Ditching Windows 7
Here's how to how to keep your Windows 7 installation and have the option of booting into Windows 8 on the same machine.More About: Dual Boot, How-To, Windows 7, Windows 8, features...
03:28 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable More Smartphone Users Turning to Mobile for Health Info [SURVEY]
Quick, look at your smartphone and count how many of your apps are health-related. A new survey on Mobile Health from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds 19% of smartphone users have a...
03:27 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Settlers of Catan Gets a New Game Board Thanks to Kickstarter
It was a hot June night in San Luis Obispo, Calif. At about 1 a.m., after a marathon session of The Settlers of Catan, two friends decided to solve a problem that has plagued players since the game's ...
03:16 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable How Is Google Like Poetry? Let Me Autocomplete the Ways
1. I Think This is quite an alternative to the story of the birds and the bees.Click here to view this gallery.Remember those magnets that had random words and phrases w...
03:15 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable New Xenoceratops Dinosaur Discovered in Canada
Meet Xenoceratops foremostensis, a brand-new species of ceratopsid, or horned dinosaur. The species was discovered in the plentiful fossil beds of Canada. Weighing in at 2 tons and about 20 feet long,...
03:04 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Groupon Stock Falls to New Low Following Earnings Miss
 Groupon's stock tanked in after hours trading following the company's disappointing third-quarter earnings results. Shares dropped more than 15% to a new low of $3.30 in after-hours trading.Grou...
02:52 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Priceline Acquires Kayak for $1.8 Billion
Priceline is acquiring Kayak for $1.8 billion in cash and equity, the two companies announced Thursday after the stock market closed.Priceline, an online travel booking service, will pay $500 million ...
02:42 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Election Day Was Facebooks Most Talked About Event This Year
Facebook users in the United States mentioned Election Day-related topics 71.7 million times earlier this week, propelling the event past the Super Bowl and World Series for most-talked-about-topic in...
02:30 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Skyfall Draws Mixed Reviews, While Ebert Tweets Glowing Remark
Skyfall opens Friday in the United States, but with UK premieres last week and early screenings stateside, reviews have surfaced on Twitter and generated more buzz for the 23rd installment in the Jame...
02:28 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Innocence of Muslims Director Gets One Year Behind Bars
The filmmaker behind "Innocence of Muslims," a shoddily-made YouTube film that incited occasionally violent protests across the world, was sentenced late Wednesday to one year of jail for violating pa...
02:16 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Pope Benedict to Get Personal Twitter Account
Pope Benedict XVI may have sent his first tweet last year from a Vatican Twitter account, but the pontiff is now gearing up to get his own personal handle.More About: Mobile, Social Media, Twitter, ip...
02:15 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable AT&T Reverses Course, Offers FaceTime on Tiered Data Plans
AT&T will offer Apple's FaceTime iPhone video chat service over LTE networks to mobile customers with tiered data plans, the company announced in a course reversal Wednesday. Previously, only cus...
02:04 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Top 100 Brands on Google+ Have a Total Audience of 23 Million
A year after Google began letting brands create profiles on Google+, the top 100 brands have an aggregate of 23.2 million fans, according to one researcher.That's a big jump over just 1.1 million...
01:50 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable The Woman Behind the $1 Billion Gilt Groupe
On this episode of the Valley Girl Show, Gilt Groupe Co-Founder Alexis Maybank dishes on how she runs a family and a $1 billion company.More About: gilt groupe, valleygirltv, women in technology...
01:50 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Amazon Cuts Kindle Price in Japan After 2 Weeks
Amazon has reduced the price of its Kindle Paperwhite e-reader in Japan just two weeks after the device went on sale in the country. The first round of orders has not even shipped yet; the device is s...
01:40 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Rihanna to Talk About Being Facebooks Most-Liked Person in Live Chat
Rihanna, who has racked up a Facebook audience larger than anyone else's, will sit down with Bravo's Andy Cohen in a Facebook live chat Monday. The 24-year-old plans to talk about having more than 62 ...
01:27 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Internet Users Lose it During Facebooks Momentary Downtime
Facebook, the Internet's social engine that never seems to cough, experiences a few short minutes of downtime on Thursday, starting just before 2 p.m. EST.More About: Facebook, bugs...
01:16 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Google Jam Lets You Play Music With Friends Via Chrome Browser
For those that want to play music with friends across the country, Google is testing a new interactive web app that lets you rock out with others in real time.More About: Google, HTML5, apps, chrome...
01:15 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Save the Date: The Biggest Leaders in Media Unite on Nov. 30
As a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Mashable Media Summit has been rescheduled to to Nov. 30. We continue to keep in our thoughts those affected by the storm.The Mashable Media Summit is a one-day c...
01:02 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Verizon Wont Charge Sandy Victims for Calls and Texts During Storm
As part of a larger effort to help victims of superstorm Sandy, Verizon has announced that it won't charge them for phone calls or texts. The wireless company will remove voice and text activity incur...
12:49 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable KISSmetrics Founder Hiten Shah Answers Reader Questions [LIVE CHAT]
Note: The YEC originally scheduled co-founder of KISSmetrics Neil Patel for this live chat; however, Patel was unable to attend. His business partner Shah will take his place. Apologies for any confus...
12:35 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Reddit Designs 51-Star American Flag for Puerto Rico
After more than 50 years of 50 stars and stripes, the American flag may need a slight design change.Amidst all the political hubbub Tuesday, Puerto Rico voted for the first time in its history to give...
12:25 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable The 10 Biggest Space Moments of 2012
10. The Epic Supermoon On a clear weekend in May, the full moon got the closest to Earth that it will reach all year, resulting in what astronomers called the "supermoon...
12:12 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable Did Facebook Give Democrats the Upper Hand?
You didn't know it at the time, but when you logged into Facebook on Election Day, you became a subject in a mass social experiment. You went about your day, clicked around Facebook, and you may have ...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, November 9, 2012
Mashable The Fortune 100 Companies With the Highest Engagement on Twitter [CHART]
For brands, having more followers on Twitter doesn't necessarily mean having more users talking about your company -- in fact, just the opposite seems to be true.Sling Digital, a Twitter advertising o...
11:51 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Winter Storms Now Have Names? Yes, Thanks to Social Media
When did we start naming winter storms? That was the question on everyone's minds as a Noreaster named Athena recently whipped through the Northeast.More About: Facebook, Social Media, Twitter, Weathe...
11:35 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Hackers Love Android Gingerbread
Running outdated software on your smartphone can make you an easy target for malware and viruses. The latest report by Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab reveals that 28% af all Android phones infect...
11:27 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable James Bonds 50-Year Love Affair With Space
James Bond, the fictional British spy who celebrates the 50th anniversary of his film franchise this year, has done quite a lot of sleuthing in space as well as on Earth.The latest Bond movie, Skyfall...
11:14 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Barnes & Noble Nook HD Ad Touts Profiles Feature
Barnes & Noble's new holiday ad plays up a key feature in its Nook HD -- Profiles.The spot, created by ad agency Mullen, shows a Nook HD being passed from one family member to the next even thoug...
11:05 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable How Obama Dominated Tumblr on Election Day
President Barack Obama didnt just win the election. He also won over Tumblr.Obama collected more than 75,000 mentions Tuesday compared to Mitt Romneys 35,000, according to exclusive statistics provide...
10:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable The Incredible Story of a 5-foot-5 Viral Dunking Sensation [VIDEO]
Tiny Porter Mayberry's dunks will blow your mind. This is his amazing journey from a warehouse job to viral YouTube fame to a LeBron James ad and beyond. More About: NBA, Sports, viral videos...
10:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable The Incredible Story of a 5-Foot-5 Dunking Sensation [VIDEO]
Tiny Porter Maberry's dunks will blow your mind. This is his amazing journey from a warehouse job to viral YouTube fame to a LeBron James ad and beyond. More About: NBA, Sports, trending, viral videos...
10:41 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Bradley Manning Offers Partial Guilty Plea in WikiLeaks Case
Bradley Manning, the American soldier accused of providing classified information to WikiLeaks, is offering to plead guilty to some offenses in exchange for having the most serious charges against him...
10:40 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Nokia Lumia 920: A Big Phone With a Killer Camera [REVIEW]
Nokia Lumia 920 The Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship smartphone on Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform. It's a bit on the bulky side, but it runs like a dream and has on...
10:24 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Schwarzenegger Returns as Action Star in Last Stand [TRAILER]
No longer leading California as governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has found time to re-assume his action star status on the big screen. His starring role in The Last Stand, which hits theaters Jan. 18, ...
10:24 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable South Park Attention to Detail Wins Election Episode
South Park's election episode, which aired Wednesday evening, had a detail that is nothing short of astounding. While most of the episode was (obviously) parody and a farce, this screengrab, captured ...
10:10 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Apple Gets Patent for iPads Rectangle, Curved Corners Design
Front Perspective of Design Apple has won a patent for its iPad design concept, which includes a rectangular shape with rounded corners.Click here to view this gallery.A...
10:08 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable NASA Text Messages Tell You How to See the Space Station
NASA just made it easier to catch a glimpse of the International Space Station the largest manmade structure in space as it soars across the night sky. The best part: no telescope required.The space...
09:54 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable New York Times Makes Ad Buy for Nate Silver on Twitter
The New York Times has made an ad buy on Twitter for the phrase "Nate Silver" -- and everything that comes with it.On Thursday, several Twitter users pointed out that a promoted tweet for the Times wa...
09:51 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable The Economist Cover Features Obamas Twitter Pic
The Economist didn't have to look too far to find this week's cover. In fact, it chose an image that may be the most retweeted of all time.The picture, which went up on Twitter early Wednesday morning...
09:39 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Pinterest Introduces Secret Boards
Ever want to pin something on Pinterest, but don't want the entire world to see what's catching your eye? Now you can with its new "secret boards" feature.More About: pinterest...
09:34 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Tech Tools to Minimize Student Loan Debt
Just as homeowners struggle to keep up with their home payments during tough economic circumstances, students are having a hard time repaying their loans for college, though a host of online tools can...
09:31 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable New Tumblr for iOS Brings Faster, Native Experience
Tumblr has launched a new version of its iOS app, bringing the version number to 3.2. The app is now completely native, Tumblr claims, and it comes with a redesigned dashboard, bigger photos and faste...
09:17 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Watch The Onions Hilarious Ad For Dodge [VIDEO]
If the presentation above is to be believed, The Onion has some hot fall programming up its sleeve. (I can't wait for Pretend Truckers.)However, the real purpose of this video is to promote the Dodge ...
09:05 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable This Prank Will Make You Think Twice About Public Calls
Chatty cellphone users yapping away in public are often frustrating. They're in movie theaters, stores, public transportation, sporting events and many other areas where plenty of people can hear only...
08:52 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Obamas Re-Election Was Big on Instagram, Too
Election Day set all kinds of new social media records on Facebook and Twitter -- but it turns out it was a pretty big night for Instagram, too.Immediately following Barack Obama's victory, Instagram ...
08:45 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable 5 Brands That Rock Daily Emails
Email has a long and colorful history. While some have opined that email is dead -- we're looking at you, Zuckerberg -- the communication tool is alive and well, even after 41 years. In fact, it's thr...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Possible Twitter Hack Prompts Big Password Reset Call
If you get a message from Twitter saying you have to change your password, don't ignore it as a phishing attempt. It may be real. Mashable has received dozens of reports of Twitter asking users, upon ...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Possible Twitter Hack Prompts Big Password Reset Call [UPDATED]
If you get a message from Twitter saying you have to change your password, don't ignore it as a phishing attempt. It may be real. Mashable has received dozens of reports of Twitter asking users, upon ...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Election Night Crushed These Online Records
1. Obama's "Four More Years" Is the Most Re-Tweeted Ever When Ohio turned blue and news networks called the race for Obama, the president tweeted "four more years" with ...
08:20 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable iPhone Falls to Galaxy S III as Worlds Most Popular Smartphone
Samsung may have lost big to Apple in the courtroom, but it's just scored a victory in the marketplace. The Samsung Galaxy S III has stolen the title of the world's most popular smartphone from the iP...
08:19 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Starbucks Now Accepts Square Payments at 7,000 Locations
Starbucks is now accepting payments through Square's mobile app at about 7,000 locations across the United States, the two companies announced Thursday.More About: Square, mobile payments, starbucks...
08:07 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Is This Big Foot? [VIDEO]
Hikers in Utah had an unpleasant surprise while camping near Provo Canyon recently. While trying to film deer, they may have captured footage of Big Foot instead.The video above shows a shadowy outlin...
07:54 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Windows 8 Is Hard to Use While Drunk [VIDEO]
It's a question many end-users don't usually ask before deciding on a new laptop or tablet -- will it be easy to use when I'm drunk? But the folks at Three Sheets Market Research sought the answer and...
07:40 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Heres What Mitt Romneys Victory Website Would Have Looked Like
Since Mitt Romney's loss to Barack Obama, his website remains mostly the same as it was before the election -- save a new "Thank You" message from the governor to his supporters. Had Romney been victo...
06:59 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Angry Birds Star Wars Now Available
The latest installment of the Angry Birds game franchise, Angry Birds Star Wars, is now available for purchase. The new game marries the bird-flinging action from the original game with a Star Wars th...
06:44 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable MasterCards Display Card Has LCD Screen, Touch-Sensitive Buttons
MasterCard is billing a new credit card it's issuing in Singapore as the "next generation of payment cards." With security in mind, the Display Card has an LCD screen and touch-sensitive buttons both ...
06:39 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Macys Flagship New York Store Gets Indoor GPS Navigation
Macy's is adding a new feature to its iPhone app that provides indoor turn-by-turn directions for its flagship location in New York City's Herald Square.More About: macys, meridian...
06:02 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable 5 Lessons Marketers Can Learn From Obamas Victory
Despite nearly 8% unemployment, a tepid economy and millions of dollars in negative advertising, President Obama managed to pull off a sizable Electoral College win on Tuesday. While Obama's 2008 camp...
04:45 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Whats the Worst U.S. City for Smartphone Theft? [INFOGRAPHIC]
About 113 smartphones are stolen or lost each minute in the U.S., but there's one city in which they are swept away more than any other.More About: Mobile, cellphone, iphone, smartphone...
03:52 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable When Parents Take Back Facebook
Parents are using their children's attachment to social media to their advantage, making it a powerful incentive -- and punishment -- in the age-old struggle to raise kids right.Parents are tightening...
02:58 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Google Doodle Celebrates Dracula Author Bram Stokers Birthday [PIC]
Halloween may be over, but Thursday's Google Doodle wouldn't be out of place on Oct. 31.The creepy drawing honors famed author Bram Stoker, who would have turned 165 this year. Born on Nov. 8, 1847, S...
02:29 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable LEGO Minecraft is the Creative Gift for Future Architects
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.When indie game sensation Minecraft started picking up steam in 2010, it w...
01:46 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable LG to Launch the Worlds First 21:9 LCD Monitor [REPORT]
LG will launch the world's first LCD monitor with a 21:9 aspect ratio, the 29-inch EA93, in Korea later this month. If you've been following the LCD monitor scene, you'll know that not much has been h...
01:46 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable LG to Launch the Worlds First 21:9 LCD Monitor
LG will launch the world's first LCD monitor with a 21:9 aspect ratio, the 29-inch EA93, in Korea later this month. If you've been following the LCD monitor scene, you'll know that not much has been h...
12:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Rescuers Throw Bouncing Camera Into Dangerous Places
If Francisco Aguilar and Dave Young get their way, police officers and firefighters will someday carry baseball-shaped, throwable cameras along with the rest of their equipment.As the founders of Boun...
12:14 pm GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Smart Drone Can Autonomously Avoid Obstacles [VIDEO]
One of the biggest issues with robotic planes or helicopters, also known as drones, is that they are not very good at avoiding obstacles on their own. In other words, they need a human pilot on the gr...
11:29 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Watch Disney Characters Audition For Star Wars Roles
Have any casting predictions for the seventh Star Wars film?While many are saying that Harrison Ford may reprise his role of Han Solo, Screen Junkies has another idea in mind. Apparently, they think D...
10:48 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable #EatDownTipUp Campaign Aims to Save NYC Restaurants Post-Sandy [VIDEO]
Standard tips typically range from 15 to 20% of the bill, but one campaign hopes to push those numbers way up in Hurricane Sandy's aftermath.The #EatDownTipUp initiative aims to help restaurants in Lo...
10:19 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Best Twitter Feeds for Noreaster News
As a nor'easter makes its way along the U.S. East Coast, many in the storm's path will be turning to Twitter for updates, as they did during the recent superstorm, Sandy. Twitter often reports events ...
09:46 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable This Truck Is Bringing Solar Energy to Sandy-Stricken New York [VIDEO]
Rockaway, a peninsula in Queens, New York City, was one of the many regions affected by -- and still recuperating from -- superstorm Sandy. The area's been without power since last week, and it doesn'...
09:04 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Pogoseat App Spares You From Seat-Swapping Humiliation on Gameday
Pogoseat lets fans upgrade to better seats while at the game, and lets teams recoup some of the money lost on good tickets that go unsold.More About: App, Sports, Startups, apps...
08:15 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Donald Trump Defends Himself on Twitter After Brian Williams Burn [VIDEO]
Along with the nightly news, NBC anchor Brian Williams delivered an Election Day diss to one Donald Trump, on air.While covering the U.S. election Tuesday night, Williams reluctantly reported on Trump...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Your Favorite Apple Fan Will Adore an EarPod Upgrade
Need to cross a couple names off your holiday shopping list? Apple's EarPods are some of the most popular headphones on the planet. A recent upgrade to Apple's earbuds improved their comfort and sound...
07:01 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Is Bravos LOLwork the Next The Office?
The eccentric world of an Internet startup takes center stage this fall when Bravo debuts LOLwork on Nov. 7. The comedic documentary series follows the employees of I Can Has Cheezburger, the nearly 6...
06:46 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Autodesk Makes 3D Modeling Simple With 123D Design
Autodesk released 123D Design, a free 3D-modeling tool, on Thursday. It helps users quickly and easily create 3D models that they can then print.Unlike other more complex design apps, 123D Design uses...
06:38 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Obama Victory Celebration Didnt Extend to Google+
President Barack Obama celebrated his historic reelection victory across social media Tuesday night, right? Not quite. On Twitter, Obama posted several post-election tweets, including his 'four more y...
06:13 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable So Did Social Media Predict the Election?
Nate Silver's being hailed as a Big Data hero after correctly predicting an overwhelming majority of states in Tuesday's presidential election. But how did social media sentiment fair as a barometer o...
05:47 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable UCLA Football Coach Wants Jail for Twitter Imposter [UPDATED]
UCLA football coach Jim Mora says the person who impersonated a Bruins player on Twitter is a "scumbag" who "ought to go to jail."More About: Sports, college sports...
05:22 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable How Mobile Is Transforming Political Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC]
Theres no denying that were a much more mobile nation than we were four years ago. That switch to mobile is affecting not only how we communicate with each other, but also how we engage politically.As...
05:01 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable The iPhones Hidden Costs [VIDEO]
The iPhone 5 is a C-average student. At least, that's the grade InsuranceQuotes awarded the smartphone, based on its effect on public health, the environment and the U.S. economy. In the video above, ...
04:46 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable All the Election Day Moments You Talked About on Social Media
Election Day served up a double scoop of memorable moments, but if by hour six of CNN's touchscreen-filled coverage you started feeling queasy, we're here to help. Think of it as Pepto Bismol for your...
04:31 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Watch Time-Lapse of Empire State Buildings Illuminated Election Results
New Yorkers didn't have to bother with cable news pundits to track the presidential election returns on Tuesday -- the results lit up the night sky. The iconic Empire State Building kept a running tal...
04:15 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Prince of Persia Designer Releases Remake of His First Game, Karateka
Famous game designer Jordan Mechner released a re-imagining of Karateka Wednesday. The rhythmic beat-em-up was originally released in 1984 for the Apple II and has received a significant update for it...
04:00 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Airbnb Lets Kindhearted New Yorkers Offer Free Housing For Hurricane Sandy Victims
Airbnbis leveraging its network of accommodations to provide some relief to Hurricane Sandy victims.The program, which was announced on Twitter by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office, pairs thos...
03:45 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable After the Election, Time to Heal Your Facebook Divide
Call it the new 47%. That's the percentage of you who have unfriended someone on Facebook because of this election, according to our poll from a few hours back (which has 1,500 respondents and counti...
03:32 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Behind the Scenes: Air New Zealands Hobbit-Themed Video
You might remember Air New Zealand's latest Hobbit-themed video, featuring a special cameo from director Peter Jackson.If you were wondering how a horse got on the plane, or what it's like to film wit...
03:20 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable TweetDeck Update Adds Keyboard Shortcuts and More
TweetDeck for web, Chrome and PC was updated Wednesday to version 2.1, bringing with it a number of new features.Feature additions in the updated TweetDeck include support for expanded tweets, the int...
03:10 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Diane Sawyers Zany Election Performance Inspires Drunk Diane Twitter Account
Election night is like no other for on-air journalists. It's what Christmas is like to Santa Claus, Flag Day is for Betsy Ross, Super Bowl for football players. It's a non-stop night of filler coverag...
02:49 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Bob Dylans First-Ever Facebook Status: I Was Right About Obama
Bob Dylan took to his Facebook page for the first time ever to say he was right about his prediction that President Barack Obama would be re-elected.More About: Facebook, Social Media...
02:33 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Amazing Photo Shows Saturn Dwarfing Tiny Moon
A jaw-dropping picture of the planet Saturn was recently released by NASA's Cassini probe orbiting the ringed giant.The black-and-white photo shows the gas giant tilted, with its iconic rings draping ...
02:28 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable How Does High Speed Internet Actually Work?
When you connect to the Internet at home, you're almost certainly using a form of broadband. Broadband is defined by various standards as being capable of transmitting data at 1.5 or 2 Megabits (Mbits...
02:22 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Live Abroad for Free, With a Little Elbow Grease
Traveling abroad is the new road trip. Twenty-somethings are crossing foreign borders, now more than ever, through study abroad programs, summer vacations and backpacking trips -- the world is huge, a...
02:11 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Anthony Weiner Makes Twitter Comeback
Anthony Weiner, the politician whose social media screw-up led to his resignation from Congress, has made a return to Twitter Wednesday. The former congressman sent a tweet Wednesday morning simply li...
02:01 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Twitter Powers Through Election Night With No Fail Whale
More than 300,000 tweets were sent each minute last night during the 2012 Presidential Election, but Twitter handled the massive influx of traffic without a hitch.More About: 2012 Presidential Electio...
01:50 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable The 12 Most Popular Pets on the Web [WOOF]
Earlier this year, Facebook reported that 83 million accounts on its massive social site are fake. And 23 million of those accounts are non-human entities, such as animals.While one out of 10 pets has...
01:37 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Business Card Lights Up When Touched
Designed by electrical engineering student Jay Kickliter for a job fair at his school, this capacitive-touch business card stands out from the standard issue. The card features a ring of LEDs that lig...
01:27 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Media Summit: Tech, Advertising and Fashion All In One Place
At this year's Mashable Media Summit, we'll bring together some of the most influential leaders in the digital media space to discuss the hottest trends, from fashion's role in publishing to drone jou...
01:25 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Apple iPad Mini is Gorgeous, But Not the Best [REVIEW]
The iPad Mini Feels Good in Your Hands Click here to view this gallery.Imagine an alternate universe where its the summer of 2011 and Apple has introduced a $199 iPad m...
01:15 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable 5 Reasons Why Apples Stock is Tanking
Apple's stock dropped by more than 3% in early trading Wednesday, hovering just above $560 a share, its lowest price in five months.More About: apple, iphone, stocks...
12:56 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics Founder Neil Patel
Streaming live on Mashable, Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics founder Neil Patel will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Nov. 8. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #St...
12:39 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable iPad Mini 2, With Retina Display, Already on the Way [REPORT]
The iPad mini hasnt been on store shelves for a week yet, but rumors about its replacement have already started to hit the web.One of the biggest complaints about Apples recently-released iPad mini is...
12:32 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Mashable Photo Challenge: Grid
Send us your best photos of a "grid" for the chance to win a Panasonic LUMIX.More About: Mashable Photo Challenge Series, Panasonic, Photos...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, November 8, 2012
Mashable Did You Unfriend Anyone During This Election? [POLL]
In elections past, you may not have known where your high school friends stood on the political spectrum. But now, thanks to the power of social media, you learn quite a bit about about where your old...
11:48 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable David Tennant to Guest Star on Star Wars: The Clone Wars
David Tennant will join the Star Wars universe. Although several other actors from sci-fi stardom have been on the show, the Doctor Who actor is the first Doctor to appear on Clone Wars, according to ...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Budweiser Will Crowdsource Its Next Beer
Early next year, Budweiser is planning to launch a new golden amber lager developed through a crowdsourcing competition between the Brewmasters at its 12 breweries. For Project 12, the company worked ...
11:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Obama Win Keeps NASA on Course Toward an Asteroid
President Barack Obama's re-election Tuesday night means NASA will likely continue along its current path, working to get astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 among other goals.A change of course for the...
10:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Digitally Connected Scale Sends Your Apps the Naked Truth
Getting on a scale is probably not among the top ten things you love to do most in life. In fact, some people don't even believe what their scale tells them. "Can't be, scale must be off," I've heard ...
10:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. The Zildjian cymbal company is nearly 400 years old. A 17th century Armenian alchemist named Avedis stumbled upon a musical alloy in his quest to turn tin, copper and...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Obama Ages Four Years in Striking Bloomberg Businessweek Cover [PICS]
Bloomberg Businessweek, which garnered a lot of attention with its "It's Global Warming, Stupid" cover last week, has created another sure-to-be-discussed cover.This one imagines Barack Obama four yea...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 6 Steps to Starting a Business From Your Home
There are countless garage-to-Fortune 500 success stories. Jeff Bezos first ran Amazon.com out of his garage in Bellevue, Wash. As Stanford University graduate students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin la...
10:13 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable One-Third of Google Employees Havent Posted to Google+ in Past Month [REPORT]
If Google wants to boost engagement on Google+, it might want to start by encouraging its own employees to be more active in posting to the social network, according to one new tracking tool.Near...
10:11 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable See 116 Years of NYT Electoral Infographics
Tuesday night was a night for political decision-making, but it was also a night for political news-making. News sites experienced one of those increasingly rare things: a moment when the eyes of a na...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Elizabeth Warren Wins Twice: The Anatomy of a Twitter Rumor
According to many Twitter users, Elizabeth Warren was projected by NBC News to win her bid for Ted Kennedy's former Senate seat at approximately 9 p.m. ET Tuesday night, but that wasn't true. Warren d...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Apple Escalates Its Patent War With Samsung
If you thought the $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung satisfied Apple's appetite for patent lawsuits against the South Korean electronics giant, think again. Apple has asked a judge to add one ...
09:48 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Pinterest May Soon Offer Private Boards
 Private boards may soon be coming to Pinterest.When pinning an image to Mashable's Pinterest account Wednesday morning, we noticed a mention of "secret boards" (see screenshot above). We were un...
09:36 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Mitt Romney Loses Election, Wins at Singing Concession [VIDEO]
The Gregory Brothers have struck again -- this time, creating a musical version of what Mitt Romney may have really been thinking during his concession speech on election night.This version of the Rep...
09:34 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable World of Warcraft Politician Wins State Senate Race
Critics and fans alike knew all about Colleen Lachowicz's prowess at World of Warcraft. Now she's shown them she's a champion at politics, too.The Democratic candidate for the Maine State Senate won h...
09:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Conservatives React to Obamas Re-election on Twitter
Barack Obama's victory for his second term as U.S. President sparked substantial social media reaction Tuesday night. Among conservative users of Twitter, the news of Mitt Romney's defeat launched a g...
09:10 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable NBC Lets Viewers Buy Items They See on TV Via Their Mobile Device
NBC Universal and American Express have partnered for a program that lets viewers use their mobile devices to buy stuff they see on TV.The deal relies on Zeebox, an iOS and Android app which NBC hopes...
08:56 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable AT&T to Blanket 300 Million Users With LTE Before 2015
AT&T plans to expand its 4G LTE network coverage to 300 million people by the end of 2014, the company has announced. To support the expansion of its LTE network, AT&T says it has acquired s...
08:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Your City Needs These 7 Open Data Apps
From legislative information to reporting potholes, bus arrivals to health violations, mobile and web apps are improving city living. Check out these innovative apps.More About: Global Innovation Seri...
08:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 5 Things Startups Can Learn From Brands on Viddy
Viddy, the social video-sharing platform known for its 15-second time cap, has a slogan on its website: Capture Life in the Moment. Countless brands are seizing this opportunity, capturing aspects of ...
08:32 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Obamas Celebration Moment Is Most-Liked Facebook Photo Ever
After winning his second term as U.S. President, Barack Obama shared a photo on his Facebook page that quickly became the most Liked photo ever on the social network. The picture shows the president e...
08:12 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Foxconn: Were Falling Short of Demand for iPhone 5
Foxconn, Apple's chief manufacturing partner, is still struggling to keep up with demand for the iPhone 5.More About: apple, iphone...
07:57 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Finally, Relief From Political Ads [COMIC]
Now that's a smear campaign that we can all get behind.More About: 2012 presidential campaign, comics, commercials, humor, television...
07:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 7 Cozy Clothing Items With Built-In Headphones
1. Rusty Wired Series Avalanche With a faux fur hood, the "Avalanche" will keep you really warm.Cost: $74.50Click here to view this gallery.Do you love music? Do you exe...
07:15 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Conan OBrien Live-Spoofs Election Results [VIDEO]
While television networks were busy reporting the results of the presidential election last night, Conan O'Brien felt a little left out. So, in typical Team Coco fashion, he and co-host Andy Richter ...
07:02 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Gay Marriage, Marijuana Legalization Celebrated on Twitter
History was made by voters in several states Tuesday, as Maine and Maryland became the first two states to legalize gay marriage by popular vote and Colorado and Washington state legalized recreationa...
06:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Pixar Names Building After Steve Jobs
Pixar has named a building after Steve Jobs, an acknowledgement of the Apple co-founder's role in that company's success.The studio, now a unit of Walt Disney Pictures, put Jobs' name above the main e...
06:06 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable What Obamas Victory Means for Tech
Barack Obama has been elected for a second term as president of the United States. What does that mean for the technology community?Internet FreedomObama believes the United States ought to preserve t...
05:16 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Kim Dotcoms Mega Loses Web Domain Before Debut
Kim Dotcom's announced online file sharing service Mega will not be available at the web address me.ga, Stuff.co.nz reports. The .ga top level domain belongs to Gabon and, as it turns out, its governm...
05:05 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Your Cocktail is Served: Ordering Drinks is Hassle-Free With Coaster App
Good news San Franciscans -- we have (another) reason to go to happy hour -- an app called Coaster makes the mob scene at the bar a thing of the past. The app is currently available in 14 bars and c...
04:24 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Experts Agree: These Are the Best Space Photos Ever
The wonder of the cosmos.The beauty of the heavens. Such phrases come easily to mind when contemplating space, which is just such a photogenic place.Looking up at the night sky has inspired humanity f...
04:09 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Scientist Says Used Car Tires Could Prevent Future Hurricanes [VIDEO]
As natural disasters like hurricane Sandy become more frequent due to climate change, scientists have started working on solutions to prevent them, some of them very original. Stephen Salter, an emeri...
03:25 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Now You Can Add Interactive Images to Your Tweets
Twitter introduced Cards this summer, enabling media publishers to include quick synopses and article photos in tweets, and allowing the rest of us to view linked pictures and videos without leaving T...
03:08 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Google Search Unveils New Results Pages [PICS]
Google has redesigned its search results pages, shifting its toolbar from the side to the top of the screen.The bar lets users search under different categories, including "Web," "Images," "Maps," "Ne...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Obamas Four More Years Tweet is Most Popular of All Time [REPORT]
Four more years. twitter.com/BarackObama/st— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012President Barack Obama's celebratory tweet after winning the U.S. election surpassed 500,000 retweets, ma...
01:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable How to Charge Your iPad Mini Faster
If you bought an iPad Mini, you might have noticed that it came with the same 5-watt charger that Apple ships with the iPhone. The iPad 3, 2 and 1 comes with a 10-watt charger, while the iPad 4 has a ...
01:19 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Never Lose Your iDevice Cord Again With These I.D. Labels [VIDEO]
Apple's ever-growing reach means you're sure to encounter iDevices anywhere and everywhere. But despite shared affection for the Mac maker, there's a downside to seeing fellow fanatics: cord confusion...
12:52 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 10 People Distracted by #FlagInHairLady During Obama Speech
Joe American: "Hey, did you hear Barack Obama's victory speech?"Bob American: "Wha? Nope. I couldn't take my eyes off of that woman sitting behind him with a flag in her hair. U-S-A! U-S-A!"Televisio...
12:19 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Watch Barack Obama Deliver His Acceptance Speech [VIDEO]
Barack Obama gave his acceptance speech at approximately 1:40 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning, shortly after Mitt Romney delivered his concession speech.During the speech, Obama thanked his supporters, w...
12:08 pm GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Triumph of the Nerds: Nate Silver Wins in 50 States
Barack Obama may have comfortably won re-election in the electoral college, and squeaked a victory in the popular vote. But here is the absolute, undoubted winner of this election: Nate Silver and big...
11:50 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Karl Rove Refuses to Accept Obamas Election Win [VIDEO]
Political pundit Karl Rove seemed to have a hard time accepting the election results, as the video, above, shows.While other news networks began calling the election based on President Barack Obama ta...
11:26 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Watch Mitt Romney Deliver His Concession Speech [VIDEO]
Gov. Mitt Romney gave his concession speech at 12:55 p.m. ET Wednesday morning, following his loss to President Barack Obama. In the speech, which clocked in at approximately five minutes, Romney wish...
11:02 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Election Celebration and Sadness in Photos
Chicago Via andrewjenksClick here to view this gallery.Americans and viewers all over the world reacted to President Barack Obama's win in the 2012 election.Many shared ...
10:45 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Politicians, Pundits React to Obamas Victory on Twitter
Politicians and pundits can't help saying they were right -- or rather, we can't resist hearing them say they were wrong. Throughout the evening, they took to the Twitterverse to make predictions, pro...
10:31 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Use Your Voice to Drive This Race Car
Always wanted to be a race car driver? Nissan makes it easy for anyone to be the fastest driver on earth with the new game Voice Driver Cup. Created to promote the new Fairlady 370Z, the 2013 version ...
10:04 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Obamas Victory Tweet Is His Most Retweeted Ever
Barack Obama's celebratory messages on Twitter and Facebook rapidly went viral Tuesday evening, garnering hundreds of thousands of likes, shares and retweets in short order.One of Obama's three tweets...
09:58 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Donald Trump Freaks Out on Twitter After Obama Wins Election
Shortly after President Barack Obama was announced the winner of the 2012 election, Donald Trump had what some might call a melodramatic freak out on Twitter. He condemned America's democratic process...
09:45 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Yes, We GIFed: Obamas Animated Election Victory Celebration
Barack Obama probably just wants to snooze it up in the Lincoln Bedroom after winning a hard-fought election, so we'll let GIFs celebrate the victory for him.Take a nap, Mr. President -- the GIFs will...
09:21 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Barack Obama Tweets Victory in 2012 Presidential Election
Barack Obama has won the 2012 presidential election, announcing his win on Twitter at 11:14 p.m. ET Tuesday evening:This happened because of you. Thank you.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November...
08:54 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Election Night Hits Record High: 20 Million Tweets
More than 20 million tweets have already been sent about the election Tuesday night, Twitter's government team revealed. That makes it by far the most tweeted political event in U.S. history. The numb...
08:42 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Teardown Reveals iPad Mini Costs $188 to Manufacture
Although Apple's iPad mini retails for $329, a teardown of the tiny tablet shows that it actually costs $188 to build.A base model with Wi-Fi and 16 GB of NAND flash memory has a "bill of materials" o...
08:24 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable NPRs 8-Bit Election Site Is Awesome
A college professor and his student developed a CSS jack that applies an 8-bit treatment to NPRs Election Night Scorecard. According to creator Jeremy Gilbert, NPR supported the NES-style project that...
08:04 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Twitters Best Election Night LOLs
If watching the blue and red map on TV for hours is making you feel like the nation is cracking apart, try following the presidential election on Twitter -- it'll have you cracking up. Twitter comedia...
08:04 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Twitters Best Election Night LOLs [UPDATED]
If watching the blue and red map on TV for hours is making you feel like the nation is cracking apart, try following the presidential election on Twitter -- it'll have you cracking up. Twitter comedia...
07:47 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Elizabeth Warren Twitter Rumor Dupes News Sites, Journalists
A rumor that NBC News projected Elizabeth Warren as the winner of the race for Massachusetts' open Senate seat went viral on Twitter Tuesday evening, duping some news sites into publishing stories abo...
07:47 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Elizabeth Warren Twitter Rumor Briefly Dupes News Sites, Journalists
A rumor that NBC News projected Elizabeth Warren as the winner of the race for Massachusetts' open Senate seat went viral on Twitter Tuesday evening, duping some news sites into publishing stories abo...
07:40 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Talking Politics Can Be Good for Workers [STUDY]
Companies that discourage political talk at work may want to rethink their position. New research has found that political give-and-take in the office can strengthen job satisfaction and commitment to...
07:25 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable The 20 Cutest Voters in America [AWWW]
Via allisonwashkoClick here to view this gallery.Election Day is almost over. Are you tired of all the electoral votes and percentage points yet? OK, remove your serio...
07:07 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable A Look Inside the Obama and Romney Headquarters on Election Night [PICS]
1. Obama HQ: Food Court Photo by @johanneswbergClick here to view this gallery.As polls on the East Coast close, results start trickling in, and the Obama and Romney cam...
06:51 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Track the Spread of Flu With These Apps
No one likes having the flu -- body aches, fever, laying in bed all day, but not everyone does something to prevent it. The Centers for Disease Control recommend people over the age of six receive a ...
06:31 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Surface Tablet More Profitable Than iPad [REPORT]
Tablet manufacturers have tried to compete with the iPad by pricing their devices at a lower rate, even if it meant sacrificing profit margins. But a new report shows Microsoft is taking a very differ...
06:10 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 3D Printer Helps Resurrect Obsolete iPhone Dock [VIDEO]
When 3D-printing enthusiast Mike Hellers received his iPhone Elevation Dock, it was rendered useless the next day. After supporting the Kickstarter project, which earned about $1.4 million, the produc...
05:47 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Tiny Girls Stunning Tackle Football Highlights Will Drop Your Jaw [VIDEO]
The little girl in this video looks about seven years old and is dwarfed by her helmets and pads -- but she plays football like a Hall of Fame running back. More About: Sports, Watercooler, nfl, viral...
05:34 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable What This Election Really Means, According to Viral Videos
SInce the advent of television campaign ads in 1952, video has been a significant tool in the democratic process. This year's presidential election was no exception -- the explosion of viral content o...
05:19 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable NASA Photos Show Mile-Wide Asteroid in Deep Space
A team of NASA scientists has captured amazing radar images of a huge, mile-wide asteroid as it drifted silently millions of miles from Earth its closest approach to our planet for the next 200 years...
05:02 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable DIY Picade Arcade Brings Classic Joystick Gaming Home [VIDEO]
Want that retro arcade feel when playing Space Invaders or Donkey Kong? A new Kickstarter project offers a DIY game box for your desktop to bring that arcade feeling to your desk or home office.From t...
04:49 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 15 Funny Moving to Canada Tweets for Election Night
@craig_jaffe Way to call a bluff. You must be a good poker player. Click here to view this gallery.Immigration may be a popular pre-election topic, but after the electio...
04:48 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Why You Should Set Your Instagram to Private
Facebook has launched the first change to Instagram since it purchased the social photo-sharing site earlier this year. In a matter of days, Instagram profiles including all the photos a user has pos...
04:34 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Big Bird Turns Out to Vote in Texas [PIC]
Big Bird showed up to Flock the Vote in Austin, Texas on Election Day. Austin Statesman reporter and resident jokester John Kelso flew the coop (or the oversized nest?) and landed at a polling statio...
04:34 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable This Is What a Swing State Looks Like on Election Day [PICS]
Richmond, Va. Voters submit their ballots for the 2012 election. Click here to view this gallery.A swing state is supposed to be a place where no single candidate has ov...
04:23 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Beyonce Joins Instagram, Makes Political Statement With First Photo
Pop star Beyonce Knowles joined Instagram on Election Day, using her first photo upload to make a political statement. "Texans FOR OBAMA," reads the shirt she wears in the Instagram snap from @BADDIEB...
04:15 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Google Chrome Goes After Marketers With New Do Not Track Feature
If you use Google Chrome and don't want your online behavior tracked by marketers, today's your lucky day. Chrome, currently the world's most popular browser, just got an update with the much-requeste...
04:04 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Obama Makes 11th Hour Election Day Plea to Reddit
Minutes before the polls close in some parts of the country, Barack Obama posted an Election Day reminder on Reddit."I want to thank you all again for the reception you gave me in August for my AMA. G...
03:55 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Surface Skewers iPad Mini in Parody Ad
We love the most recent ad for Apple's iPad mini. The big piano/little piano motif gets across exactly the point the product without using any words at all.But we may love this parody ad for Microsoft...
03:46 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Celebrate Election Day by Reliving These Awkward Political Gaffes [VIDEO]
Gerald Ford's Fall At least he brushed off the incident by insisting on a handshake with the Austrian president...
03:32 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Embattled QB Michael Vick Apologizes for Brothers Twitter Rant
Michael Vick said he was unaware of, then apologized for, an epic Twitter rant by his brother during the Eagles' 28-13 Monday Night Football loss this week. More About: Sports, nfl...
03:18 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Twitter Sentiment for Obama, Romney Split in Swing States
As Election Day comes closer to an end, Twitter sentiment in swing states is split between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.Barack Obama's leading Mitt Romney on the Twitter Political Index in Michigan, P...
03:08 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Buy a Cardboard iPhone 5 for Only $186,511
Considering buying an iPhone 5? Maybe you should just settle for a $186,511 piece of cardboard shaped like the gadget. There's no display, no camera, no video recording. It doesn't need wires to funct...
02:58 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Why Im Voting for the Nexus 7 Over the iPad Mini
Different Ratios The iPad mini has a 4:3 aspect ration, while the Nexus 7 has a 16:9.Click here to view this gallery.For me, Googles Nexus 7 was love at first sight. At...
02:55 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Confirmed: Windows Live Messenger Is Out, Skype Is In
Starting today, Windows Live Messenger users can talk to their contacts using Skype.This integration comes just a day after reports that Microsoft is retiring Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype ...
02:46 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Halo 4 Reminds Players to Vote Today [PIC]
Halo 4 had the unfortunate (or fortunate, depending on your perspective) timing of coming out on Election Day, but it doesn't mean the development team behind the game wants fans to spend all day sitt...
02:40 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 20 Haunting Silhouettes from the Mashable Community
Last week, we announced the Mashable Photo Challenge presented by Panasonic LUMIX. We received hundreds of submissions for our first prompt: silhouettes. The submissions captured people, animals, sky...
02:30 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Election Result May Not Affect NASA Much
The outcome of today's presidential election is unlikely to have a profound impact on the future direction of American spaceflight and exploration, experts say.While Republican candidate Mitt Romney h...
02:13 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Amazon Discounts Older Angry Birds Games Pre-Star Wars Release
Amazon has discounted some of the most popular Angry Birds titles in anticipation of Thursday's release of Angry Birds Star Wars.From now until midnight on Nov. 8, you can purchase Kindle Fire version...
02:13 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 20 Celebrities Endorsing Obama or Romney on Social Media
1. Beyonce for Obama (Tumblr) Click here to view this gallery.On Election Day, countless celebrities are encouraging their fans on social media sites to vote -- regardl...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable The 2012 Debates Get Hilarious Lip-Dub Treatment [VIDEO]
This year's presidential and vice presidential debates were a hit on Twitter with the first debate becoming the most-tweeted event in U.S. political history. More About: debates 2012, presidential ele...
01:58 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 8 Apps Every Writer and Blogger Should Know
1. iA Writer iA Writer for iOS delivers a clean interface with zero distractions. Not only does the app instantly enter full-screen mode, but it also fades surrounding t...
01:44 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Walmart Workers Organize Black Friday Strike on Facebook
If you check mainstream news on a regular basis, you surely know theres a presidential election today, and youve doubtless heard about the nasty hurricane that slammed the East Coast last week.But you...
01:43 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable New Jersey Resorts to Voting Via Officials Personal Hotmail
New Jersey, where the elections process has in some places been severely disrupted by Hurricane Sandy, made headlines late last week when it was announced some citizens could cast their ballot via ema...
01:29 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable NPR, Reddit and Financial Times to Speak at Mashable Media Summit
As a result of Hurricane Sandy's impact on the East Coast and New York City, this year's Mashable Media Summit has been rescheduled to Nov. 30. Our thoughts go to those affected by this devastating s...
01:28 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Nate Silver Now Responsible for 20% of New York Times Traffic
If you've been anxiously hitting the refresh button on Nate Silver's election statistics blog, fivethirtyeight.com, you're not alone. Fivethirtyeight, owned by the New York Times since 2010, collects ...
01:19 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable 22% Have Shared Their Vote on Social Media [STUDY]
More than one in five registered voters have broadcast their picks to the world via social media, according a Pew Research Center study released Tuesday. More About: 2012 presidential campaign, Politi...
01:17 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable The Impossible Dream: Resurrecting Instant Photos Without Polaroid
Do instant pictures have a place in today's world? Polaroid cornered the market on capturing moments on film as soon as they happen with its tremendously popular instant camera, the SX-70, which debut...
01:05 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Google Searches for Who Is Running for President Spike
It's Election Day, and it seems Americans are figuring out who is running for president just in the nick of time. Google search trends show that searches for "who is running for President" have steadi...
01:04 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable This Is What Election Day Looks Like [GIFs]
Happy Election Day, America! It's one of the most important moments in the U.S., and it only happens every four years, so you should know what to expect before stepping out to the polls.By now, you've...
12:49 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Your Best Election Day Photos
1. Daddy's Stolen Sticker Click here to view this gallery.There's no better way to show democratic commitment than by fulfilling your civic duty and voting, and no bett...
12:48 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney: Fight! [VIDEO]
Perfect hair cannon! Fundraiser recharge! Giant flag pin!It's election day in the United States, and by the end of the night -- hopefully -- we will know if the incumbent, Barack Obama, has won a seco...
12:37 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Virginians Cast Votes With Microsoft Surface Tablet
Just two weeks after its launch, Microsoft's Surface RT tablet is already set to play a small part in determining whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney wins the U.S. presidential election.GeekWire repor...
12:36 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Rokus New Ad Teases Losing Presidential Candidate
By tomorrow, one of the presidential candidates will be celebrating their victory and the other will see their name featured in a new advertising campaign from Roku.More About: election 2012, roku...
12:26 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Facebook Re-Invites Press to Gifts Event
Facebook has rescheduled its Facebook Gifts event in New York City. The event was originally scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 1, but was canceled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.On Monday, Facebook updated...
12:15 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Google Wallet Card Is Coming, Support Page Confirms
Although Google has yet to make an official announcement, evidence is mounting in favor of a Google Wallet Card, a physical card companion for Google Wallet.Last week, a series of screenshots emerged,...
12:04 am GMT - Wed, November 7, 2012
Mashable Does This Video Actually Show E-Voting Fraud? [UPDATED]
The above video, allegedly showing e-voting machine fraud in Pennsylvania, caught the attention of the social web Tuesday morning. It's already received nearly 3,000 comments on YouTube and more than ...
11:58 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Twitter Cant Just Ape Instagram and Win
By Instagram's count, I have 314 photos. It's a number that represents, while not an obsession, a clear devotion to the image sharing platform Ive been using since early 2011. There are, by parent c...
11:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Tablet Showdown: iPad Mini, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD Put in a Blender [VIDEO]
Those hoping for some closure on Election Day will find none in this latest Blendtec video, which pits Apple's iPad Mini, Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD against each other in a blend-off...
11:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Tablet Showdown: iPad Mini, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD in a Blender
Those hoping for some closure on Election Day will find none in this latest Blendtec video, which pits Apple's iPad Mini, Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD against each other in a blend-off...
11:32 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Watch 50 Years of TV Presidential Election Announcements
2008: Barack Obama vs. John McCain Election Night 2008 from NBC news.Click here to view this gallery.Before CNN...
11:18 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Empire State Building Will Be Lit Up With Election Results
New Yorkers will be able to see incoming state and electoral vote results by looking up at the Empire State Building on Tuesday night, which will be illuminated with LED lights to keep a running tally...
11:18 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable 17 Things You Didnt Know About Ecommerce
Online shoppers can buy cars, clothes and millions of other things with the click of a button and figurative swipe of a credit card. In fact, U.S. consumers spend $1,200-$1,300 per year online, but th...
11:13 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable See What Presidential Campaigns Looked Like in the 1800s [PICS]
In the presidential election of 1840, candidates didn't have television, radio or social media to spread the word. Instead, they had to hit the streets with eye-catching campaign posters in order to c...
11:02 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Halo 4 Heralds a Dark New Chapter for Master Chief
343 Industries had a big job. It had to take Microsoft's flagship Xbox franchise, which has sold 43 million copies across all games, and put its own stamp on it. Their developers had to keep fans happ...
10:55 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable This Tech Lets You See Through Your Cars Back Seat [VIDEO]
There's a scene in 2002's 007 epic Die Another Day where James Bond, played by Pierce Brosnan, is escaping a terrorist in his signature, decked-out-to-the-max Aston Martin "Vanquish." With the click o...
10:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable How to Make Your App Stand Out in the Crowd [INFOGRAPHIC]
Everyone and their mother has an app these days, so there's a good chance it will go unnoticed. Here's how to make it stand out in a crowded marketplace.More About: Marketing, apps...
10:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Check Out Facebook and Foursquares Real-Time Voting Maps
Want a live look at voting patterns across the United States this Election Day? Facebook and Foursquare both have real-time maps of polling place check-ins across the country, broken down by state.Fac...
10:04 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Keep Your Home Toasty Warm With the Innovative Nest Thermostat
The Nest Learning Thermostat, created by Apple iPod designer Anthony Fadell, makes for futuristic heating and cooling. You'll never have to fidget with the thermostat before running out the door again...
09:53 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable EU to End Price-Fixing Investigation With Apple, Publishers [REPORT]
The European Commission is expected to come to an agreement with Apple and four book publishers, ending a year-long investigation into whether they have been fixing e-book prices, according to a repor...
09:40 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable If You Live In These States, Its Illegal to Instagram Your Ballot
If you're thinking about adding a photo of your ballot to Instagram, (or Twitter or Facebook), you might want to think again. Some states expressly forbid recording of any kind inside polling places.M...
09:17 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Space Colonies as Imagined in The 70s [PHOTOS]
1. Bernal Spheres exterior view Image courtesy of NASA Ames Research CenterClick here to view this gallery.In the 1970s the NASA Ames Research Center commissioned artist...
09:06 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable How Mobile Commerce Is Shaking Up the Retail Landscape
'Tis the season for brick-and-mortar retailers to freak out. Target is rolling out QR codes so shoppers can scan and buy toys on their cellphones. Walmart is dabbling with same-day service while Toys ...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable 10 Stylish Stands For Your iPhone
1. Sinjimoru Sync-Stand With Apple-esque good looks, Sync-Stand's gorgeous base functions in both portrait and landscape modes.Cost: $24.99Click here to view this galler...
08:47 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable With New Patent, Microsoft Kinect Can See Whos Watching
Microsoft has filed a patent for a technology that would let Kinect detect how many people are consuming content at a given time -- a tool that may protect digital content rights at the risk of aliena...
08:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Sergey Brin Asks Winner of Presidential Election to Leave His Political Party
Brin took to his Google+ page Tuesday morning to urge both presidential candidates to distance themselves from their parties and govern as independents....
08:15 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Amazon Tests $7.99 Monthly Option for Prime to Compete With Netflix
Amazon has bulked up the video streaming selection on its Amazon Prime subscription service in recent years to take on companies like Netflix and Hulu, but even with the improved selection, the pricin...
08:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Facebook App Update Beats Twitter to Punch With Photo Filters
Facebook users with the updated iOS app can now add Instagram-style filters to pictures uploaded via their mobile device.More About: Facebook, Mobile, Twitter, instagram, ipad, iphone...
07:50 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Ford Sync Installed in 5 Million Vehicles
Ford's in-vehicle connectivity system Sync has made its way to 5 million vehicles, the company has announced. With more than 1 billion smartphones now in service around the world, we expect mobile con...
07:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Send Us a Photo of Your Election Day Spirit
Today, we want you to take a moment out of election day to share a photo of your election spirit. More About: 2012 election, voting...
07:20 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Ad Agency Uses Elderly to Game Viral Videos [VIDEO]
What's the secret to making a video go viral? It's a question that bedevils all ad agencies these days as clients demand to be the next Old Spice or Evian.While others attempt to devise an organic rou...
07:11 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Google Election Day Doodle Guides You to Local Polling Places
Utility, not whimsey is at the heart of Google's U.S. Election Day Doodle, which leads readers to local polling places.The Doodle, which shows the Google name spelled out in paper ballots (odd for a t...
07:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable How to Watch Election Results Online
Election Maps Live online maps are the name of the game this Election Day: Google, Politico, ABC, The Daily Beast, NBC News, Reuters, WNYC and a host of other news sites...
05:24 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable This Technology May Replace Your Remote Control
Ketan Banjaras living room isnt cluttered with remote controls. To shush the music, he simply holds a finger up to his lips. And when he gets up from the couch and leaves the room, his TV screen pause...
04:56 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Organizers Set Up Amazon Wedding Registry for Sandy Victims [VIDEO]
A group of organizers called "Occupy Sandy" have registered for a wedding on Amazon -- except no one's getting married.The group of Brooklyn residents have registered for a wide array of supplies to b...
04:19 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable In the Future, Well All Be Working on the Road
The Bentley Mulsanne Executive Interior Concept is brimming with digital hyperbole. Lets get down to brass tacks. Built into this car (which, despite its concept label, will be a made-to-order version...
03:26 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Apples Lightning to Micro USB Adapter Comes to the U.S.
Previously available only in Europe, Apple's Lightning to Micro USB adapter is now available in the U.S. as well. The adapter, which costs $19 in the U.S. Apple Store (as opposed to 15 in the UK and 1...
02:47 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Exclusive Look at Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 [PICS]
Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 Click here to view this gallery.For all the fangirls and boys who have yet to snap up Halo 4 since its Tuesday launch, here's something to ...
02:12 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Apple Looking to Eliminate Intel Chips From Mac Computers [REPORT]
Apple may drop Intel chips from Mac computers, in favor of chips similar to the ones used in the iPad and iPhone, sources say.According to a Bloomberg report, Apple's engineers think its own chips wil...
02:12 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Apple Looking to Drop Intel Chips From Mac Computers [REPORT]
Apple may drop Intel chips from Mac computers, in favor of chips similar to the ones used in the iPad and iPhone, sources say.According to a Bloomberg report, Apple's engineers think its own chips wil...
01:38 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Whats Wrong With Ohio Voting Machine Software?
In the state that is likely to decide the leader of the free world Tuesday, an 11th hour "experimental software patch" is causing consternation, confusion and a lawsuit.Ohio, regarded as the "tipping ...
01:31 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Power Nap at Work in Zen-Like CalmSpace [VIDEO]
A tiny, immersive sanctuary lets users step away from the daily grind by offering an "optimized" environment for power naps.CalmSpace is a "power-nap microspace" for work that helps drowsy employees t...
12:52 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Sh*t Girls Say Creators Talk New Book and Hollywood Hobnobbing
Internet fame often blossoms out of seemingly mundane moments. For the duo behind the web phenomenon Shit Girls Say, that moment happened while watching television on the couch. We were watching The ...
12:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Man Climbs 103 Floors Using Thought-Controlled Bionic Leg [VIDEO]
Fitted with a "thought-controlled bionic leg," amputee Zac Vawter climbed 103 floors of Chicago's Willis Tower -- accomplishing a task that would intimidate even seasoned athletes. But the 31-year-old...
11:15 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Rock Your Way To A Charged iPhone With This Chair [VIDEO]
Looking for a way to rock out while rocking the baby to sleep? We've got the chair for you.Meet iRock, a rocking chair with a built-in iPad dock and speakers for listening to tunes and surfing the web...
10:31 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Students Create a Jacket That Can Send Messages [VIDEO]
A group of students at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has created a wearable communication jacket for first responders in emergency situations.Firefighters and Emergency Med...
09:43 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Youtube Tops List of Tech Brands With Highest Social Media Engagement This Week [INFOGRAPHIC]
YouTube dethroned Facebook as the hottest tech brand in the social media world last week, according to data aggregator Starcount.Another tech giant, Google, ranked third; its high placement is due to ...
09:16 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Can Campaign Websites Be Trusted With Your Money?
Many political campaigns in this current election have a nifty "donate now!" button on their websites. While they're convenient for the candidates, it's not clear if these buttons are secure for the d...
08:57 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Yumanis Online Marketplace Makes Sellers Compete for Your Business
Yumani reverses the traditional model for an online marketplace by asking sellers to compete to offer the best price to consumers.More About: Startups, The Launchpad, yumani...
08:38 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Princess Leia Learns to Be a Disney Princess [VIDEO]
Now that Princess Leia is a Disney Character, she's going to need a little training.While not an official princess -- yet -- it seems that's simply semantics to these Princesses.SEE ALSO: Star Wars Ju...
08:29 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable With This Flex-Neck Lighter, You Wont Get Burned
Burned fingertips and singed hands are no fun, but sometimes incurring those minor injuries are unavoidable when we're lighting candles or barbecue grills -- especially with small lighters or matches....
08:05 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Hang on Tight! Presenting the Worlds Fastest Electric Vehicles [INFOGRAPHIC]
This infographic runs down the world's fastest electric vehicles -- and you'll be surprised who's number one. More About: electric cars, electric vehicles, infographics...
07:53 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable When Will the Networks Call the Election? [VIDEO]
Yes, the question of who is going to occupy the White House for the next four years is vital to our nation and our planet. But just as important, for those watching on election night, is this: When ca...
07:16 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable NowThisNews Delivers a Premium iOS News Watching Experience
NowThisNews -- the new news-focused startup from Huffington Post co-founder Ken Lerer -- just launched its iOS app and, with it, a brand new way to watch and share the news.The startup's goal is to di...
07:04 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Facebooks iPhone App Now Lets You Send Friends Real-World Gifts [HANDS-ON]
Facebook updated its iOS app Monday, adding the ability to send real-world gifts to your friends directly from your iPhone.Facebook launched Gifts on the web in September. The product of its acquisiti...
06:43 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Watch 60 Fascinating Years of Campaign Ads in Less Than 5 Minutes [VIDEO]
From Obama to Eisenhower, this expertly edited montage takes material from 1952 through 2012 to provide a captivating perspective on campaign ads. More About: 2012 presidential campaign, Advertising, ...
06:09 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Punk Band Bad Religion Blurts F**k You in Google+ Hangout
Broadcasting live Monday in a Google+ Hangout, members of punk rock band Bad Religion revealed the name and release date of their 16th studio album, True North, and unleashed a series of F-bombs ...
05:41 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Reaches 20 Billion Monthly Pageviews
Tumblr, the microblog known as a GIF artist haven and a home to memes like Texts From Hillary Clinton, is one of the top 20 most visited websites in the U.S.In an announcement made today, Tumblr CEO a...
05:18 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Who Spent More on Online Ads This Election? [INFOGRAPHIC]
The election is finally here -- after tomorrow, the candidates' online ads that have chased you around the Internet will disappear. In review of the months spent campaigning and advertising, an infogr...
05:08 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Hands-On With Instagrams New Profile Pages
Instagram Profile The Instaram Profile is a smart mixture between the Instagram mobile app and Facebook's Timeline.Click here to view this gallery.Earlier today, Instagr...
04:58 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Dont Fall for This Fake Tim Tebow Election Tweet
A partisan 2012 election tweet came from an obviously fake Tim Tebow account on Monday, yet many on Twitter took it as real. More About: 2012 presidential campaign, Sports...
04:44 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Music Monday: Election
Tomorrow, Americans will head to the polls to select their next president. Some have already voted, while others have found their usual plans altered in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. And even if you do...
04:31 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Typeface Change Reduces Political Bias [VIDEO]
When reading an opinion or editorial you either agree with its stand or not. But are you basing your judgements off of the subject matter, or is it the font? Researchers at the University of Illinois ...
04:17 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Facebook Helps Voters Get to the Polls On Election Day
Facebook is hoping their site can guide people in the United States to the polls this Election Day. The social network has built a polling place locator tool, so on Tuesday, users can easily figure ou...
03:58 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Gum Election Lets You Chew and Stick Your Vote
A street art movement asks a basic question that gets to the heart of the 2012 Election: "Who sucks the most?" As a way to gauge who voters will throw their support behind for this election, Gum Elect...
03:44 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week
Social TV viewers saw a return to the norm this week, after last week's Major League Baseball World Series. The X Factor once again topped the broadcast listings after a one-week absence, and AMC's Th...
03:30 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable New Research Describes Cyberbullying in the Workplace
Are you a victim of cyberbullying in your workplace? We hear about cyberbullying usually in relation to kids and schools, but a new study is taking a look at what's going on at work. The results of a ...
03:30 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Researchers: Cyberybullying is a Workplace Issue, Too
Are you a victim of cyberbullying in your workplace? We hear about cyberbullying usually in relation to kids and schools, but a new study is taking a look at what's going on at work. The results of a ...
03:19 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Cory Booker Uses Twitter to Step Up After Sandy
A few positives have come from Hurricane Sandy's destructive wake: the generosity of volunteers, a collective resilient spirit -- and Cory Booker's tweets. More About: Hurricane Sandy, cory booker...
03:07 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Uber Offers Freedom Rides to Voters on Election Day
The on-demand private driving service Uber is hoping to make Election Day easier for voters by offering "Freedom Rides" to and from polling stations. The Uber app teamed up with Rock the Vote to give ...
02:54 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Supermans Home Planet Krypton Found
A prominent astrophysicist has pinned down a real location for Superman's fictional home planet of Krypton.Krypton is found 27.1 light-years from Earth, in the southern constellation Corvus (The Crow)...
02:40 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Halo 4 Spoof Gives New Weapon to Master Chief: Dance Moves
Who knew Halo's Master Chief could boogie? A new Halo 4 parody gives the game series' protagonist a new weapon in his heavy arsenal: choreographed dance moves.Parodying English-Irish boy band The Want...
02:32 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable New York Times, Wall Street Journal Drop Paywalls for Election
Two of the nation's top newspapers announced Monday that they will take down their paywalls for the election on Tuesday.The New York Times will give all users unlimited access to its content online an...
02:24 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Sassy Little Mitt Romney Mingles With Trick-or-Treaters [VIDEO]
America is down to the final hours before hitting the polls to decide the winner of the 2012 presidential election. By now, you likely know who you're voting for, but this little guy is hoping to sway...
02:13 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Bitcoin: How the Internet Created Its Own Currency
Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer decentralized digital currency. It differs from traditional, government-backed currencies in that there is no central issuer, and there are no middlemen involved for various ...
02:04 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Now You Can Upload Multiple iPhone Photos to Facebook at Once
 Photo uploading just got a whole lot easier for users of Facebook's app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Facebook released version 5.1 of its iOS app on Monday, which lets users upload ...
01:58 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Court Tosses Apple Lawsuit Against Google
A Wisconsin judge has dismissed a lawsuit that Apple filed against Motorola Mobility, now owned by Google. The judge dismissed the suit, first filed in March 2011, with prejudice only a few hours befo...
01:45 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable The 6 Sets of Numbers That Will Decide Election 2012
After a campaign of unprecedented expense and duration, the third presidential contest in the past four to divide America almost exactly in half is now almost in the hands of the voters. With polls sh...
01:30 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Your Kids Like the Idea of Parental Ratings for Apps [INFOGRAPHIC]
Your kids like their privacy, but as a parent, they understand your goal is to protect them. This may come as a surprise, but according to a recent survey, 58% of respondents between ages 13 to 17 sai...
01:30 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Walk Off the Earth Delivers Elaborate One-Take Music Video
Wall Off the Earth, the quintet whose cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" went viral this year and earned them a record deal, are fiddling with time in their new video for "Red Hands." Sho...
01:12 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable 8 Social Media Hoaxes You Fell for This Year
1. Fake Hurricane Sandy Pictures While everyone waited the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, social media users shared completely fake storm images, including this one, which ...
01:12 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Ustream and Video the Vote Encourage Voters to Film Election Day Injustice
All you need is a smartphone and an eye for injustice to help protect democracy. Video the Vote is collaborating with Ustream in a nationwide project aiming to get video documentation of any examples ...
12:59 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Twitter Now More Transparent About Copyright Takedowns
Twitter has made a key change to how it handles copyright requests.Rather than outright removing tweets at the heart of copyright takedown requests, Twitter is instead “withholding” them a...
12:57 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Puppets for Public Broadcasting Take Over D.C.
The National Mall in Washington, D.C. has seen its fair share of marches and demonstrations over the years. But marches led by puppets? Now that's a little out of the ordinary. A protest group called...
12:46 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Win an Xbox 360 and Halo 4 by Making a Newscast From the Future
Are you excited for Halo 4 and the grand return of Master Chief to the Xbox? We're giving away a copy of the game and a brand new Xbox 360 to celebrate.How do you snag this sweet prize? In honor of th...
12:45 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Cancer-Stricken Coachs Emotional Speech Is This Weeks NFL Highlight [VIDEO]
A speech by NFL coach Chuck Pagano, who is battling leukemia, reminded us why we love sports for much, much more than the games themselves.More About: Sports, nfl...
12:40 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Share the Vote: Show Friends You Participated in Election 2012
Whether you're following the candidates on Twitter or unfriending outspoken advocates on Facebook, the 2012 election has infiltrated our digital lives.Social media has not only revolutionized campaign...
12:31 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Instagram Introduces Web Profiles
Two years after it arrived on the iPhone, Instagram launched a web companion for users of its photo-sharing and filtering app Monday.The most striking thing about the new web profiles, which are being...
12:25 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable No Doubt Pulls New Video After YouTube Backlash
No Doubt is not Looking Hot on YouTube.Gwen Stefanis reunited band decided to pull their latest video from the video-sharing site on Saturday after some complained that it was offensive to Native Amer...
12:25 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable The 10 Most Memorable Moments of the 2012 Election Season
Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day in the United States, which means the end of the 2012 election season is nearly upon us. The races, both national and local, have been incredibly heated. Whether it wa...
12:12 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Will Stalking Your Date Online Kill Your Chances? [VIDEO]
For most online daters, it's hard to resist conducting some preliminary research about an upcoming or potential date using Google, Twitter or Facebook before meeting the person for coffee or drinks. A...
12:11 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Obamas New YouTube Ad May Lead Voters to Wrong Polling Stations
Obama's campaign took over the front page of YouTube with an interactive banner ad that helps voters locate nearby polling stations. At least in theory.More About: 2012 election, Advertising, YouTube,...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, November 6, 2012
Mashable Thousands of CBS Episodes Heading to Hulu in January
More than 2,600 episodes of CBS programming, which typically streams only on CBS.com, will start appearing on Hulu in 2013.Hulu Plus users -- who pay $7.99 each month for Hulu's subscription service -...
11:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Sandy Victims Can Text These Numbers to Find Their Polling Place
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many New York and New Jersey residents are unsure about where to cast their ballot on Election Day. The web's got plenty of resources to help, but what if you're among ...
11:42 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable 4 Hot Tech Deals You Can Grab Right Now
The holiday season is almost upon us and, since the economy hasn't fully recovered, consumers remain careful and thoughtful about how they're spending money. There are a lot of great deals out there, ...
11:32 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Binders Full of Burgers Makes This Election Easily Digestible
Is the presidential election giving you an upset tummy? There's a Tumblr page that makes the race for the White House easily digestible.In response to Romney's "binders full of women" gaffe, Binders F...
11:24 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Sandy Really Was Instagrams Moment: 1.3 Million Pics Posted
Turns out all that talk about Hurricane Sandy being a watershed moment for Instagram wasn't just hot air. Users snapped 800,000 pics tagged with #Sandy, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom said Monday. (The a...
11:10 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Apple Website Hints at Unlocked iPhone 5 Sales
If youre interested in ordering an iPhone 5 through Apple in the U.S., youre stuck getting a phone thats tied to service from one of Apples carrier partners. Is Apple ever going to start selling unloc...
11:02 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable This Man Fights and Films the Last Gasps of the Arab Spring
Matthew Van Dyke always intended to fight in Libya. In February 2011, Van Dyke -- then a 31-year aspiring filmmaker -- journeyed to the North African nation in the early throes of revolution. He had t...
11:02 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Job Hunting? Listings From Flixster and 160+ More
Mashable's mission is to inform the connected generation; but we can help you put that knowledge to work, too.Since 2005, Mashable has been committed to bringing the top digital, social and tech news ...
10:48 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Street Performers Go Head-to-Head in Electrifying Tesla Coil Fight [VIDEO]
Many New Yorkers remained without power over the weekend, but one street performance in Queens wowed spectators (and the web) with an electrifying stunt.Two performers stood atop Tesla coils, dressed ...
10:38 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable 4 Ways to Catch Up at Work After Sandy
Maybe your office (or your home) has been out of power, your flight was cancelled or maybe youve just been sick in bed with the flu. If youve been away from your work for a few days, and youre returni...
10:19 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable You Can Ride Dragons in New Skyrim Expansion
After some social media teasing over the weekend and the earlier discovery of clues encoded in a recent patch, Bethesda Softworks released a trailer Monday for the forthcoming expansion of The Elder S...
10:09 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Wine.com Launches Third-Party Marketplace to Take on Amazon
 In a preemptive measure, Wine.com opened an online marketplace on Monday for third-party sellers to sell and distribute their wines amid reports that Amazon is planning to launch a similar busin...
09:57 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable New Angry Birds Star Wars Trailer Shows off New Characters and Gameplay
Fans of the upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars joint venture have even more to be excited about after Rovio released another gameplay trailer for its new mashup title.The newest trailer for Angry Birds St...
09:48 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Replacing Windows Live Messenger With Skype [REPORT]
Microsoft will retire its Windows Live Messenger chat service, shifting its focus instead to similar functionality in Skype, a new report says. The changeover could happen as early as this week.Citing...
09:45 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Obama Campaign Launches Poll-Watching App
Barack Obama and Democratic campaigns announced on Monday it will be using a mobile app for poll watchers and Get Out the Vote across the country. The news comes just days after details of a similar R...
09:34 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Pass 30 Million in 5 Months
Samsung announced Monday that it has sold 30 million Galaxy S III smartphones worldwide since it went on sale in May.More About: samsung, samsung galaxy SIII...
09:23 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Let Nickelback Share Photos Online For You
"Look at this photograph." It's a very simple command, one used commonly in the age of online sharing. Yet, most of us can't help but hear Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger's throaty ballad in the back...
09:09 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Acer Still Giving Microsoft a Hard Time Over Surface
The Surface tablet represents a new era for Microsoft, both for Windows on portable devices, but also for the company entering into competition with its hardware partners. One of the more critical par...
09:07 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable 65% of Internet Users Are Cybercrime Victims [INFOGRAPHIC]
Cybersecurity is a rising concern globally -- for individuals, businesses and nations. Unfortunately, many either don't take the threat seriously or aren't doing enough to protect themselves from cybe...
08:56 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Sonic Screwdriver Remote Is the Ultimate Gift for Doctor Who Fans
We all have that friend. The one who didn't dress as Iron Man for Halloween, but as the Iron Man from 2020. The person who never runs out of things to say about the last episode of The Walking Dead. T...
08:42 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable James Bond Vocal Cover: From YouTube With Love
Just hearing the James Bond theme song might bring back memories of classic films in the franchise -- or get you excited for future ones, like Skyfall.While it might not be Adele, this a cappella them...
08:26 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Why You Cant Vote Online Tuesday
A decade and a half into the web revolution, we do much of our banking and shopping online. So why can't we vote over the Internet? The answer is that voting presents specific kinds of very hard probl...
08:09 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable PayPal, Symantec and Others Hacked by Anonymous
The websites of PayPal, Symantec and several other companies have been hacked. The Anonymous hacker collective has claimed responsibility for the cyberattacks, claiming on Twitter the hacks are part o...
07:58 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable 13 Biggest Sports Social Media Moments of 2012
1. Devin McCourty Tweets While Playing in the Super Bowl (Sort of) As New England Patriot Devin McCourty took on the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, his followers we...
07:39 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Apple Sold 3 Million New iPads During Opening Weekend
Apple announced Monday that it sold three million iPad Minis and fourth-generation iPads in the first three days that the two new iPads were available. More About: apple, ipad, ipad mini...
07:14 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Epic Kill Bill Showdown Puts Baby vs. Stuffed Dragon
We've seen some pretty creative projects from parents featuring their kids, but this parody kicks all of the others' butts.Director Patrick Boivin created the Kill Bill-inspired short film Dragon Baby...
05:45 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Planning a Huge Marketing Push for Windows 8 and WP8
Microsoft plans to do more marketing and advertising for its Windows 8, Surface tablet and Windows Phone 8 group of products, than any other product in the company's history, said Microsoft CEO Steve ...
04:52 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Apple Replaces Samsung Didnt Copy Notice With a New One
After grudgingly posting a notice stating that Samsung did not copy the iPad on its UK website, Apple was reprimanded by the UK court, which claimed the notice was "untrue" and "incorrect". Now, Apple...
03:17 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Apples Tablet Market Share Drops to 50.4 Percent [REPORT]
Apple's tablet market share has dropped to 50.4% in Q3 2012, down from 59.7% in the same period last year, IDC's latest report reveals. Samsung, on the other hand, has experienced huge growth, jumping...
03:17 pm GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Apples Tablet Market Share Drops to 50.4% [REPORT]
Apple's tablet market share has dropped to 50.4% in Q3 2012, down from 59.7% in the same period last year, IDC's latest report reveals. Samsung, on the other hand, has experienced huge growth, jumping...
11:46 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable 100K Android Apps in Google Play Are Suspicious [INFOGRAPHIC]
More than 100,000 Android applications in Google Play are considered "suspicious" or "questionable," according to new research.Out of 412,000 apps in the store, this 25% pose a security risk to mobile...
10:25 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Write On! November Is National Novel Writing Month
For aspiring Hemingways, right now is a particularly appropriate time to shake off the writer's block and glue yourself to a keyboard, because November is National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. (N...
09:44 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable 13 Popular E-Books That Cost Under $3
1. Eternal Eden Author: Nicole WilliamsGenre: Young Adult/FantasyPrice: FreeAvailablility: NOOK, KindleDescription: The first book in a four-part series begins with Bryn...
09:14 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable 12 Extraordinary LEGO Creations [PICS]
1. LEGO Colosseum by Ryan McNaught, aka "The Brickman" Ryan McNaught created the Colosseum. Half of it is in ruin, while the other half depicts the structure as it was i...
08:44 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable The Election and Mobile: Dialing For Democratic Dollars [INFOGRAPHIC]
During this year's U.S. election, candidates channeled the power of apps and text messaging to appeal to voters, promote their party platform and fundraise. CallerSmart analyzed how much telephones --...
08:13 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Hipstamatic Graces the Cover of Time
There's something a little unusual about the Nov. 12 cover of Time magazine: It was shot using iPhone photography app Hipstamatic. The cover, "Lessons from the Storm," was shot by photojournalist Ben ...
07:48 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Bow and Drape Opens Custom Dressmaking E-Shop With $32K in Kickstarter Funding
Name: Bow and DrapeQuick Pitch: Customizable women's clothing manufactured in classic silhouettes in the U.S.Genius Idea: A "fit kit" helps shoppers overcome sizing concerns.Over the past few years, s...
07:48 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Bow & Drape Opens Custom Dressmaking E-Shop With $32K in Kickstarter Funding
Name: Bow & DrapeQuick Pitch: Customizable women's clothing manufactured in classic silhouettes in the U.S.Genius Idea: A "fit kit" helps shoppers overcome sizing concerns.Over the past few years...
07:38 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable Look Back on Your Favorite Gadgets With Decade of Tech Infographic [EXCLUSIVE]
With technology advancing at a break-neck speed, many gadgets once considered the latest and greatest are now outdated and obsolete. SEE ALSO: Windows Evolved: 20 Years of PC ProgressFor this reason, ...
07:14 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable New Jersey Governor Tweets at Justin Bieber for Help With Sandy Relief
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie harnessed the power of Twitter -- and the Biebs -- to promote Sandy relief efforts.Christie tweeted at super-celeb Justin Bieber to help spread the word about the Hurric...
06:45 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
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Double Rainbow Shines in NYC After Superstorm Sandy After Sandy brought rain, wind, toppled trees and flooded subways, this beautiful rainbow over New York City was a si...
06:15 am GMT - Mon, November 5, 2012
Mashable George Lucas to Inflict Star Wars Characters on Disney? [SUNDAY COMICS]
Now that Lucasfilm is in the hands of Disney, George Lucas must be figuring out ways to help Disney enjoy the kind of spectacular s