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11:57 pm GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable Foursquare Updates Privacy Policy to Display Full Names
Foursquare sent out an email on Saturday detailing updates to its privacy policy and planned service changes that will take place in January.Currently, usernames are displayed with full first names an...
10:57 pm GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable 7 Bad Moves That Hurt Facebook in 2012
Facebook has made strides in 2012. A billion users and a smart new Timeline UI punctuate a banner year for the world's most important social network.But 2012 also marks aggressive moves to expand and ...
09:56 pm GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable Bicymple is Functional Minimalist Design on Wheels
As if the chain and two-tire design of a traditional bicycle couldn't become more basic, a Kickstarter project is taking minimalist bicycle design to a new level of minimal.Bicymple is like any ordina...
09:03 pm GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable 10 Auld Lang Syne Covers You Shouldnt Forget
1. Beer Bottles Because what else were you going to do with all of those empty bottles at the end of the party?...
04:43 am GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable Michigan Passes Law to Protect Social Media Accounts
Michigan passed a bill on Friday that prohibits employers and schools from asking employees and students for login information to their personal social media accounts.House Bill 5523, signed by Govern...
04:19 am GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable NASA Sets Record with Ion Thrusters Test
NASA has completed a 43,000 hour stress test -- a record for ion thrusters -- on a new rocket propulsion system that could extend future space travel to farther reaches of the solar system.Developed b...
03:15 am GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable Man Eats Entire Hobbit Menu at Dennys in 20 Minutes
While the rest of us are trying to shed the pounds from our holiday feasts, Jamie McDonald had a feast of his own.The professional eater downs the entire 11-piece Hobbit menu at Denny's in less than 2...
02:14 am GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable Top Comments: The Problems with Facebook, Windows and Apple
The Problem with Windows 8 In the op-ed "The Problem with Windows 8" Mashable editor Pete Pachal elaborated on the problems he has with Windows 8.Reader Xuanlong pointed...
01:25 am GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable Check Out Neil deGrasse Tysons Excellent Dance Moves
The Most Interesting Man in the World had better watch his back. Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is, apparently, quite the dancer. The video above, uploaded to Vimeo about a week ago by i...
01:18 am GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable Google Promotes iOS Apps After Maps Success
Basking in the successful relaunch of Google Maps for iOS, the search company has debuted ads promoting its apps for Apple's mobile operating system. The ad, captured in the YouTube video above, aims ...
12:15 am GMT - Sun, December 30, 2012
Mashable 6 Best iPhone Apps of 2012
1. Pocket Use Pocket when you see an interesting article, video or recipe but don't currently have time to read or view it. Simply press Pocket's convenient bookmarklet ...
11:13 pm GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Watch Scientists Move Discs With Nothing But Light
Making our dreams of traveling via hoverboard a less-distant reality, Japanese researchers have developed a way to move magnetically levitated graphite discs with nothing but light.Depending on where ...
10:19 pm GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Watch Superman Soar Over The Coast of California
It's a plane. No, it's a Superman! Wait, it's both.This life-sized Superman was seen zooming around the Pacific Coast Highway. It's actually a custom bodied RC airplane, but it's still pretty stunning...
09:28 pm GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable 40 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
We've arrived at the end of yet another week and nearly the end of yet another year. We survived the apocalypse and the holidays. Through all that, you might not have had time to keep up with the late...
08:59 pm GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Apple Spares Samsung Galaxy S III Mini From Patent Infringement Case
As the year draws to a close, Apple has withdrawn its patent claims against one of Samsung's allegedly infringing products. According to Reuters, Apple has dropped its infringement case against the Sa...
08:00 pm GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable 3 Things You Must Do To Recruit Top Tech Talent
Finding top-notch technical talent can be hard. But are we experiencing a shortage of qualified candidates, or are brilliant minds simply being overlooked?More About: contributors, features, job searc...
09:09 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable YouTube Favorite Charlie the Unicorn Returns After 3 Years
One of YouTube's early viral hits, Charlie the Unicorn is back with its first installment in three years.Charlie the Unicorn 4 is a mini-adventure in which Charlie visits the moon, defeats the mysteri...
08:37 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Enloop Will Write Your Business Plan For You
Enloop, an online service that launched in 2011, helps small and medium-sized companies craft and vet their business plans.More About: startup, The Launchpad...
08:07 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Dear Today Show, Heres Why You Need to Know Social Media
Its not OK to know nothing about social media or the Internet anymore. Its especially not OK if you are an anchor for a major network TV news program. This happened after a segment about Randi Zuckerb...
07:28 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable 3 Apple Computer Designs That Youve Never Seen
Some Apple designs never made the cut. They weren't always the sleek, ubiquitous devices we see today. They went through years of trial and error, some of which are much more bizarre and beautiful tha...
06:53 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Facebook and One Direction Among Top Wikipedia Articles in 2012
Facebook, One Direction and the Mayan apocalypse-that-wasn't were among the most visited English-language Wikipedia pages in 2012, according to a list complied by Swedish software engineer Johan Gunna...
06:35 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable An Epic Walk From Beijing to London Fueled by Social Media
A man who plans to walk from Beijing to London beginning in 2013 will rely on social media to make his monumental journey a success. More About: Social Media, travel...
05:59 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Why Solar Costs More in the U.S. Than in Germany
In Germany, installers added $1.20 to the cost of the solar panel to complete an installation. But in the U.S., they tacked on $4.36 per watt. Here's why.More About: germany, solar, solar power...
05:13 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable What to Do With Your New Android
So you got a shiny new Android for Christmas? Before showing it off to all your Apple-loving friends, the device should be fully optimized at the start. Taking a couple measures ahead of time will mak...
04:34 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Control This Roach Via Twitter
Artist Brittany Ransom explores the co-evolution between the living and budding technological innovation in her latest project.More About: art, bugs, Twitter...
03:44 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Kate Winslet Is Going Into Space
Kate Winslet scored a nice gift from new uncle Richard Branson: a $200,000 ticket to space on a Virgin Galactic flight.The Titanic star married Branson's nephew Ned RocknRoll (yes, that's his legal na...
03:13 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Twitter Fans Marvel at Stan Lees 90th Birthday
William Shatner Another legend of nerd culture, Shatner was one of the first on Twitter to wish Lee a happy birthday.Click here to view this gallery.Comics icon Stan Lee...
03:13 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Instagram Didnt Lose a Quarter of its Users, But it Is at Risk
You can tell you've really become a part of the national discourse when the New York Post writes a sensationalist story about you. That's what happened to Instagram Friday morning, when the Post seize...
02:57 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Airbnbs Quest to Make Traveling Less Touristy
Wondering what's happening at your favorite bar, restaurant or hangout spot? Localmind was an app that let you contact a random patron at your favorite spot (or maybe a new place) to ask what the scen...
02:45 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Heres a Depressing Look at Mans Impact on Earth
Man. Earth. The battle is on. In this corner, weighing in at 198 lbs., we have man. Annnd, in this corner, weighing in at 13,227,735,700,000,000,000,000,000 pounds, we have the Block'em Sock'em Third ...
01:53 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable In-Flight Broadband Is Set for Takeoff
Aircraft are one of the few unconnected sanctuaries left in our lives. Unless you shell out the cash for an often-unspectacular bit of airborne bandwidth, a flight typically promises at least a few ho...
01:51 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable OneTesla Is a Singing Tesla Coil
Sing praise for the power of Tesla. No, literally -- make the power of Tesla sing. A group of students started a Kickstarter campaign to fund a DIY solid-state Tesla coil that plays music.Developed in...
01:31 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable 11 Must-Have Games and Accessories for Your New Xbox
You're the proud owner of a shiny new Xbox 360. With scores of classic games and plenty of add-ons, there are so many different options available that it can be overwhelming to choose what's right for...
01:17 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Hulu Names Top 5 SNL Sketches of 2012
Hulu subscribers got a little year-end refresher on the year's funniest and most popular Saturday Night Live skits -- according to Hulu, that is. The 38-year-old franchise remains a benchmark for come...
01:16 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Watch the Scariest Skiing Lesson of All Time
Clearly, this father is not a professional skiing instructor. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
12:53 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Backup Your Hard Drive
That sleek new laptop or PC you received this Christmas, with all those programs and apps, needs more protection from crashes than just occasionally clicking "save." To ensure your programs and apps a...
12:31 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable I Dreamed a Meme: Les Misrables Meets the Internet
Les Misrables, the musical phenomenon, has been a quick hit with audiences. So naturally, there is no shortage of witty Les Mis memes. More About: Les Misrables, memes, Movies...
12:31 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable I Dreamed a Meme: Les Miserables Meets the Internet
Les Misrables, the musical phenomenon, has been a quick hit with audiences. So naturally, there is no shortage of witty Les Mis memes. More About: Les Misrables, memes, Movies...
12:10 am GMT - Sat, December 29, 2012
Mashable Israeli Lingerie Company Uses Facebook Poke for New Ad
It has only been a week since Facebook released its Poke app, a competitor to Snapchat, but at least one company has already tried to put the app to use for marketing purposes.The ad agency Grey Group...
11:41 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable 5 Fun Ways to Learn a New Language
For many of us, the start of the new year is the time we often dust off our language dictionaries and workbooks and resolve to learn a new language. We conjure up dreams of communicating seamlessly wi...
11:19 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Family Christmas Gift Leaves Dad Speechless
Every holiday season, almost nothing feels better than giving someone you care about the one gift he or she truly wants. But sometimes, the right present can completely overwhelm that person with emot...
11:04 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Chuckle at the Best News Bloopers of 2012
Local news provides the perfect breeding ground for epic bloopers. Toss in a tongue-tied anchor or oddball local and you end up with a serious outbreak of oopsie-itis.SEE ALSO: Top 10 YouTube News Blo...
10:44 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Extraterrestrial Oceans Could Host Life
Finding life in an extraterrestrial ocean would unequivocally prove that a Genesis II took place in the solar system.More About: alien life, Mars, NASA, space...
10:43 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Congress Votes to Let Government Continue Spying on Your Emails
The Senate on Friday voted in favor of extending for five years the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, which allows the government to monitor American citizens who communicate with foreig...
10:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Its Easy to Save Videos From Facebook Poke Permanently
Apps like Snapchat and Facebook Poke let users send short messages, photos or videos that automatically self-destruct after a few seconds. However, it's actually very easy for a recipient to save some...
10:18 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Parents Slapped With Stalking Order After Tracking Daughters Phone
University of Cincinnati student Aubrey Ireland won a stalking order against her parents after they installed tracking software on her cellphone.More About: college students, parenting, tracking...
10:05 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Smartphones Will Replace Your Car Keys by 2015
Smartphones are set to replace more than our wallets. South Korean Hyundai Motor Company predicts by 2015 drivers will be able to unlock car doors and start the engine with a swipe of a smartphone ove...
10:03 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Smartphones at New Years Eve: More Texting, Less Calling
No matter how you plan to celebrate this New Year's Eve, if you have a smartphone, chances are it will be by your side. Mobile advertising company Mojive recently conducted a survey of smartphone user...
09:45 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Full Moon Tonight: Facts About 2012s Final Lunar Show
The final full moon of the year rises tonight to cap a year of amazing lunar sky shows. While the bright moon will easily outshine other celestial objects, there is more than meets the eye to Earth's ...
09:42 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Daring Kitten Escape Caught on Camera
Pumpkin and Squash might sound like Thanksgiving menu items, but you'd choke on a fur ball if you tried eating this duo. The mischievous orange kittens plotted a daring double escape and their human p...
09:29 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Facebook in 2013: More Growing Pains Ahead
We'll get to our Facebook predictions for 2013 in a minute. First, here's a pertinent prediction from 2011. In January of that year, when Goldman Sachs had just become an investor, Facebook could do n...
09:26 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable It Just Got Tougher to Use the Internet Anonymously in China
If you're an Internet user in China, life just got a little bit harder. The Chinese government on Friday announced new rules allowing it to delete posts deemed illegal and requiring Internet Service P...
09:14 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Are Food Blogs Killing the Joy of Cooking?
Food fever has reached a whole new level on the Internet, but here's why that may actually be a bad thing for the culinary world.More About: food, foodie, Julia Child...
09:09 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable 5 Best Android Apps of 2012
1. Ingress This app literally turns the real world into a video game. You choose one of two sides, "Enlightened" or "Resistance," and form cooperative alliances with oth...
08:48 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable NASA Unveils E-books on Hubble, Webb Space Telescopes
NASA has just released two free e-books about the Hubble Space Telescope and its not-yet-launched successor, with interactive features that let readers watch a galaxy collision or manipulate a telesco...
08:43 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Report: iPad Still Destroying Other Tablets in Web Usage
A whole crop of new tablets rose to challenge the iPad this fall, from Amazon's latest Kindle Fires to the much-hyped Microsoft Surface. However, if a recent study looking at tablet web usage is to be...
08:33 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Sony to Stop Shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan
Sony plans to stop shipping its PlayStation 2 consoles to Japanese retailers, Famitsu reports. The company has sold more than 150 million units since PS2's launch in March 2000. However, PlayStation 3...
08:33 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable NYC Releases App to Tell You When the Next Subway is Coming
New York City is finally giving subway riders a high-tech option to figure out when their train is coming.The Metropolitan Transportation Association (MTA) released a free app Friday that provides rea...
08:20 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Fitocracy Turns Workouts Into a Motivational Game
With the holiday season coming to an end, chances are you're starting to think about those New Year's resolutions. And like most people, yours probably include a desire to be healthier.Technology is h...
08:15 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable A Hackathon for Happiness
What if there were a concrete way to measure happiness and well-being, then use those metrics to change the world?The H(app)athon Project, an initiative to create digital tools to drive global content...
06:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Parenting: Why Im Cyberstalking My Son
Do you ever truly relax when your teenager is behind the wheel of a car? Does having a tracking device in the car help? One parent thinks so.More About: contributors, cyberstalking, Digital dilemma, f...
06:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Why Im Cyberstalking My Son
Do you ever truly relax when your teenager is behind the wheel of a car? Does having a tracking device in the car help? One parent thinks so.More About: contributors, cyberstalking, Digital dilemma, f...
02:18 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Kobe Bryant Finally Joins Twitter Kind of
Long among the sports world's biggest Twitter holdouts, Kobe Bryant has finally joined. But he hasn't opened an account, and won't be around for long. More About: NBA, Sports...
01:10 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable ZTEs Upcoming 5-Inch Smartphone Will Be Worlds Thinnest
China's ZTE plans to break some records at CES 2013, among them being the one for the thinnest 5-inch smartphone. The ZTE Grand S sports a 5-inch, 1920x1080 pixel screen and a 13-megapixel camera whil...
12:48 pm GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable See MTVs Video Tribute to Amazing Spider-Man
Get More:MTV ShowsMTV Geek has put together this video tribute to Amazing Spider-Man #700, featuring several people involved in the comic (including writer Dan Slott), Stan Lee (of course), Norman Ree...
10:11 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Curiosity Rover Spends Holidays at Grandmas House
NASA's Curiosity rover worked through the holiday season on Mars by taking a close look at an intriguing bit of Martian terrain, a region scientists have lovingly nicknamed "Grandma's House."The Curio...
09:40 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Turn Holiday Photos Into a Video Slideshow With Slide.ly
Slide.ly makes it simple to transform your memorable photos into a video slideshow that you can share online.More About: startup, The Launchpad...
08:52 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Tesla Unveils East Coast Supercharger Stations
Feeling low on power? Need a charge? Or maybe your Tesla Model S is just out of juice? Fret not. Tesla has now installed three of its 480-volt charging stations on the East Coast. This will allow Mode...
08:20 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Gift-Giving Bot Picks Presents For You, on Amazon
From the toy store grab-bags you opened with delight as a child to receiving a "free gift" with purchase at the department store, the excitement of unwrapping a present never gets old. That's why Dari...
08:15 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Our 15 Favorite Photos From the 2012 Mashable Photo Challenge
From Silhouette "Monument That Pays Homage to Portuguese Sailors"-Francisco Salgueiro Click here to view this gallery.This week marks the end of the Mashable Photo Chall...
07:45 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable NBA Stars Kick to the Groin Sparks Online Debate
NBA star Dwyane Wade appeared to purposely kick an opponent in the nads on Wednesday. The clip spread online and sparked debate about his scruples. More About: NBA, Sports...
07:22 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Will Apple Launch an iPhone Smartwatch in 2013?
Apple and Intel are working together to create a Bluetooth-equipped smartwatch in 2013, according to one Chinese technology news source.Tech site TGbus says the watch would connect to the iPhone, allo...
06:48 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Blogger Sued Over Rape Story Reaches Settlement
Alexandra Goddard, a 45-year-old crime blogger who covered a rape case and was subsequently sued for defamation, has reached a settlement in her case, the details of which were released Thursday.Under...
06:24 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Instagrams Most Popular Photo Location is This Airport
Instagram shared its users' 10 most popular photo locations of the year, and the list is full of surprises. More About: instagram...
05:35 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Mr. Android, Meet Ms. Mac
Those of you with long memories might recall an infographic we ran last December -- "Mr. Android." It was a composite picture of the average Android smartphone user, based on the Facebook fans of a st...
05:16 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Snow Art Puts Crop Circles to Shame
Click here to view this gallery.It takes about 10 hours for Simon Beck to create his breathtaking snow art. But you won't find him in a snow mobile, or even a sled. B...
04:14 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Google Picks 12 Top Android Apps of 2012
Zappos FreeClick here to view this gallery.Google has released its list of the top Android apps of 2012. This years list includes not only apps that were released this y...
03:38 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Twitterverse is 5th Most Annoying Word of 2012
As the year draws to a close, one well-known Twitter term is trending -- but not in a good way."Twitterverse" made its first appearance on Marist's fourth annual list of the most annoying words or phr...
03:04 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable 5 Change.org Petitions That Worked
If you think the little guy can't make a difference, you may want to think again. The past year proved numerous times that regular people can bring about major changes, just by gathering signatures.Ch...
03:03 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Is Your Healthcare Data Vulnerable to Hacks?
Is healthcare information the next major target for hackers? A year-long investigation by the Washington Post asserts that online healthcare data is susceptible to hacks, especially considering the in...
02:23 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable EA Removes Links to Weapons Makers From Medal of Honor Website
Until recently, players of EA Games' first-person shooter title "Medal of Honor" were able to browse and buy real weapons by following links from the game's website.Now, in the wake of criticism follo...
01:49 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable The Nintendo 64 Kids Are All Grown Up
One of the greatest things about the holidays is surprising loved ones. Parents especially want to win cool points with the No. 1 item on their kid's wishlist -- and the Kuzma kids gave the ultimate s...
01:49 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable How the Internet IPOs of 2012 Fared
Facebook (FB) -30.3% From IPO Facebook was by far the biggest tech IPO this year, raising $16 billion with its initial public offering, or about 88% of the total raised ...
01:13 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable The Year in Finance, in Twitter Hashtags
In 2012, journalists and investors took to Twitter to express their feelings and frustrations about the financial world. We wracked our brains to pick out some of the best, most hilarious hashtags of ...
01:13 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Print Book Reading Wanes as E-reader Usage Surges
Bookworms are choosing e-readers over hardcovers and softcovers more than ever, says a recent Pew Research Center study. A month-long study found more Americans readers, ages 16 and older, are embraci...
12:53 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Virtual Tech Lets You Swap Bodies
Google Street View already offers virtual tours of Rome, Paris and London. But imagine if virtual travelers could feel the sun beating down on their faces as they toured the Colosseum? Or could feel t...
12:49 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable 8 Ways to Keep Your Screens Looking Brand New
1. Toddy Gear Smart Cloths Toddy Gear brings coutre to screen cleaning with its line of Smart Cloths. Elegantly designed with dual-sided 100% microfiber cleaning surface...
12:28 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Avery Johnsons Teenage Son Unloads on Twitter After NBA Firing
The teenage deposed NBA coach Avery Johnson isn't happy -- nor is he afraid to vent publicly on Twitter. Did he go too far? More About: NBA, Sports...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, December 28, 2012
Mashable Senator Scott Browns Facebook Post Sparks Fiscal Cliff Rumor
After Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown wrote on Facebook and Twitter early Thursday afternoon that he had "just learned that the Pres. reached out to Senate GOP leadership with a proposal," several m...
11:56 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable First Alien Earth Will Be Found in 2013
The first truly Earth-like alien planet is likely to be spotted next year, an epic discovery that would cause humanity to reassess its place in the universe.While astronomers have found a number of ex...
11:42 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Watch the First 4 Minutes of Zombie Movie Warm Bodies
Online movie ticketer Fandango has its hands exclusively on the first 4 minutes of the zombie romance flick "Warm Bodies," which arrives in theaters Feb. 1. More About: Entertainment, fandango, films,...
10:57 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 10 Bizarre New Years Resolutions on YouTube
1. 50 New Year's Resolutions (NSFW) YouTube humorist Ross Everett reels off 50 resolutions in under three and a...
10:21 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Today Anchors Dont Know Anything About Facebook Privacy
After a "Today" segment about Randi Zuckerberg's recent Facebook photo incident aired, banter among three Today show anchors upset some social media users. More About: Facebook, facebook privacy, rand...
10:11 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 12 Cool Photos of This Weeks Massive Winter Snowstorm
As a massive winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the midwest and northeast United States this week, some intrepid smartphone owners turned themselves into amateur weather journali...
10:10 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Lytro Who? Toshiba Developing Refocusing Camera for Phones
Lytro was the first to commercialize the idea of taking photos that you can refocus later, but now others are getting in on the concept. Toshiba has developed a camera that also takes photos with adju...
09:44 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Luxury Tablet Emboldens Your Inner Chef
The next time you pass by fresh strawberries, rhubarb and lemons, you'll know exactly how to whip them up into a delicious dessert — perhaps a decadent cake with strawberry-rhubarb compote.The ...
09:42 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Unwrapped a PS3? Start With These 10 Tips and Tools
Set Up Your PSN ID If you're new to the PlayStation ecosystem, you'll need to set up your PlayStation ID and account information. Instead of fighting with the PS3's con...
09:32 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Twitter 2013: Future Looks Bright, But Will It IPO?
My personal relationship with Twitter hit a milestone on Christmas Eve. For the first time, a Promoted Tweet -- an ad, essentially -- made me want to laugh and share rather than grimace and push on th...
09:12 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 5 Best iPad Apps of 2012
1. Zeebox Television is becoming increasingly social, with fans and critics alike live-tweeting everything from the Grammys to the Olympics. We're carrying our second sc...
09:11 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable How Behance Reinvented the Online Portfolio
How creatives show off their work has fundamentally changed since Behance entered the scene. Founder Scott Belsky shares what the future may hold. More About: behance, design, features, mashable, Tech...
08:57 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Christmas Day App Downloads Hit 328 Million, Setting New Record
Christmas Day is typically the biggest day of the year for new device activations and this year was no exception, according to researcher Flurry Analytics.Consumers activated 17.4 million devices on C...
08:54 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 9 Ways Your Startup Can Use Social Media Lists
Social media lists can be valuable tools for businesses. Here are tips to leverage the various networks in different ways, depending on your your needs. More About: Business, contributor, features, So...
08:43 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Original Samsung Galaxy Note Getting Jelly Bean Update
If you bought one of the original Samsung Galaxy Note smartphones and have been kicking yourself for not waiting for the Galaxy Note II and all its Jelly Bean-powered features, you can stop feeling ba...
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Prices Drop on Nokia Lumias
Only a few months after Nokia introduced them to the U.S. market, Lumia phones are already available at much cheaper prices, the The Wall Street Journal reports. The company's flagship phone, Nokia Lu...
08:05 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Apple Paid CEO Tim Cook Just $4.17 Million in 2012
Tim Cook may run the most valuable company in the world, but you wouldn't know it from his pay this year. The Apple CEO made just $4.17 million in 2012, according to a new SEC filing from Apple. That ...
07:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable This Is How Lytro Takes Living Pictures
The Lytro camera has been called the biggest leap in photography since digital replaced film. Some have even hailed it as one the most significant innovations in photography since well, since photogr...
07:33 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Facebook Files for Trademark for Poke
Facebook has filed for trademarks for Poke, the Snapchat-like app it released on Friday.The company filed its application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Dec. 21, the day before the app w...
04:58 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Apple Rumored to Bring Mac Mini Production to U.S.
Apple plans to bring Mac mini production to the U.S., Digitimes reports citing sources from the upstream supply chain. According to the report, Foxconn (which manufactures most of Apple's gadgetry in ...
03:50 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Dads Ecstatic Reaction to Gift Goes Viral on YouTube
It's the reaction that every gift-giver dreams about -- no thank-yous or polite smiles -- just pure, unadulterated joy.Daniel Buckhannan was lucky to see just that on his father's face, after handing ...
03:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable LG Display to Showcase Ultra HD TVs, Full HD Smartphone Screens at CES
LG Display's presence at CES 2013 will be measured in PPI (pixels per inch), as the company plans to show several Ultra HD (4K) TV screens, as well as high-resolution screens for smartphones, tablets ...
01:57 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Free Calling for Gmail Users Extended through 2013
Gmail users in the U.S. and Canada will get free calling for another year, Google announced Wednesday."You'll continue to be able to make free domestic calls through 2013," Mayur Kamat, a product mana...
01:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 5 Apps for Keeping New Years Resolutions
Many people probably will be welcoming the new year with familiar resolutions: Live healthier, save more and, in general, improve one's life.But New Year's resolutions tend to fizzle out faster than a...
11:57 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Buddy the Virtual Watchdog Looks Over Your Loved Ones
The holidays are a time for cheer, family and good tidings -- even if grandpa or grandma can't make it to this year's festivities.An MIT-based startup GeriJoy created an app that helps families keep t...
10:58 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Shark Tank Shatters in Chinese Mall, Injures Bystanders
While many North Americans were braving the post-Christmas crush of deal-seeking shoppers, mall-goers in China dealt with a much more dangerous -- albeit, unlikely -- threat: sharks. Fifteen people we...
09:56 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Baby, Its Cold Outside! 20 Icy Photos from Mashable Readers
snow-diving -Andrew KohnClick here to view this gallery.Even as the holiday season is ending, the cold weather is here to stay. While the nights of eggnog may be over, t...
08:56 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Hollywood Studios Caught Pirating Movies via BitTorrent
The thought that motion picture studios, including members of the Motion Picture Association of America, or MPAA, have been pirating content through the use of BitTorrent is one of those things that's...
07:58 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 12 Awesomely Creative Christmas Gifts You Didnt Get This Year
1. Cat Bathing Suit This is one cat that likes the water.Image courtesy of ImgurClick here to view this gallery.Santa has power-washed his sleigh, the elves have caught ...
06:54 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 5 Startups Working to Improve the E-Book Reading Experience
The next chapter of digital reading has begun.In the past year, several startups have emerged with plans to change the way we discover, share and consume e-books. Some have focused on making e-books m...
06:25 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Watch Barack and Michelle Obama Discuss the Hug That Won the Internet
Sometimes the biggest moments have the simplest explanations. More About: 2012 presidential campaign, barack obama, Twitter...
06:10 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Burrito-Dropping Drone Is the Innovation Dreams Are Made Of
The Burrito Bomber is a drone that automatically flies to you and drops a parachuted parcel of Mexican food goodness. But there's a catch. More About: Drones...
05:48 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Science Fiction Dreams That Came True in 2012
As a longtime reader of science fiction, it's always interesting to see how the visions of writers eventually become real. Take Arthur C. Clarke's letter to Wireless World in 1945, which details the g...
05:03 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 20 People Freaked Out by Spotifys Holiday Condom Ads
Trojan condoms ads on Spotify are making some listeners feel really uncomfortable this holiday season. The ads feature phrases like "orgasmic pleasure." More About: Advertising, Condoms, Entertainment...
04:27 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable How to Make a TARDIS Bigger on the Inside
As any fan of Doctor Who knows, the title character's ship does some pretty incredible things even when it's not traveling through time and space. For starters, the TARDIS is bigger in the inside, let...
03:57 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable A Short History of Facebook Privacy Failure
Like many of us, Randi Zuckerberg posted a family snap to Facebook this Christmas. As with many of our snaps, it was funny in context, but a little too candid; you might not want it shared widely beyo...
03:46 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable The Problem With Windows 8
Sales of Windows machines are way down from the same period a year ago. Why aren't consumers flocking to Microsoft's new OS, Windows 8? Well, it's complicated...More About: microsoft, Microsoft Surfac...
03:33 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable If Santa Were a Hipster
What if Santa was a hipster? We think it would go a little like this.More About: holidays 2012, viral videos...
03:16 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Google Play Scan-and-Match Feature Censoring Explicit Lyrics
Google's recently launched scan-and-match feature for Google Play has drawn early criticism from users who say the tool is weeding out explicit lyrics.More About: apps, censorship, Entertainment, Goog...
03:14 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 10 Things to Do on Dec. 26
Christmas has ended and New Year's Eve is still a few days away. What's a person to do during this holiday lull? 1. Complain About Your Christmas GiftsAll I got for Christmas was some CDs and movies a...
03:01 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Todays Top Post-Holiday Tech Deals
If you've got gift cards to burn or money to spend, now might be a good time to make your move. A number of retailers are offering deep discounts the day after Christmas. Everything from laptops to ga...
02:47 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Watch a Christmas Tornado Tear Through Cars
A massive tornado hit Mobile, Ala., on Tuesday, Christmas Day, forcing some residents to scramble for cover. Some took refuge inside a Walgreens store, where security cameras recorded the twister's fo...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable What Happens to Your Social Media Life When You Die?
San Francisco resident Sarah Buhr's friend Tiffany passed away a couple of months ago but Buhr still hears from her on Facebook. Tiffany's Likes, and other people's comments on Tiffany's profile, push...
02:15 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable FreshDirect Suffers Outage After Letting Web Address Lapse
Some users of online grocer FreshDirect saw a generic network solutions page after the company apparently was late in renewing its web address. As of Wednesday afternoon, the company was still getting...
01:57 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Watch This Lego Drone Soar Across the Sky
We've seen people do some pretty creative things with Legos, but programmer and Lego enthusiast Ed Scott may have just taken the cake with this Lego quadcopter drone.While it's certainly no Predator, ...
01:41 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable 10 iPad Cases With Convenient Hand Grips
1. Grabbit The Grabbit is made up of a hardshell body and leather strap. It boasts a rotating mechanism and can be adjusted to three positions for various sized hands.Co...
01:18 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Right or Wrong About 2012? One Cybersecurity Companys Look Back
December is "prediction season" in the cybersecurity industry. Every major anti-virus software maker and digital-security provider issues its own forecasts of what computer users face in the coming ye...
01:05 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable We Are Young Performed on Vintage Computer Parts
Old computer parts find new life as rock stars with a little help from YouTube user BD594. The "band" -- we'll just call 'em the Ctrl-Alt-Deletes -- perform a delightfully geeky rendition of the hit f...
12:50 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Why Facebook Holiday Cards Leave Me Lonely
Call me old fashioned, but I enjoy getting holiday greeting cards in the mail. There's a door in my house that's regularly festooned with greeting cards, depending on the occasion taking place at that...
12:35 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Facebook in 2012: A Billion Users and Counting
Facebook is the most popular social network on the planet. It celebrated its eighth birthday on Feb. 4, 2012. Although Facebook has only been around since 2004, it certainly seems like much longer. Fo...
12:19 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable Making Robots With Mass Appeal
Not so long ago, the idea of most people owning a robot seemed far-fetched. But today, not only can consumers buy robots, they can do so relatively cheaply.The world of consumer robotics is finally be...
12:10 am GMT - Thu, December 27, 2012
Mashable NFL Players Shocking Christmas Eve Tweet: Funny or Fail?
An NFL player tweeted about giving Santa cocaine and Jack Daniel's on Christmas Eve. He's unapologetic though, and won't delete the post. More About: nfl, Sports...
11:55 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 8 Startups to Watch in 2013
Over the last year, we've seen a lot of startups launch, thanks to lower than ever barriers to entry in terms of both technology and investors. Meanwhile, the more established startups have fumbled (F...
11:44 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Facebook: Please Send Your New Year Greetings Now
What are you going to be doing at the stroke of midnight next Tuesday, as 2012 shuffles off the stage and 2013 bursts upon the scene? Well, if Facebook has anything to do with it, you'll be sending ou...
11:25 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable So You Just Got a Wii U. Now What?
Pair It With Your TV One of the most useful features of the Wii U -- and what could make it a staple of our connected living rooms -- is its ability to hook in to the en...
11:04 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 6 Apps for Surviving Flu Season
1. ZocDoc This freely offered app makes booking appointments almost too easy. Which is more than we can say for our insurance company's site. Use the app to check a doct...
11:03 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 4 Reasons Why Obamas Digital Effort Was a Success
Barack Obama's digital and technology teams contributed a great deal to the president's re-election success. Here's how.More About: 2012 presidential campaign, barack obama, Politics, US...
10:48 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 10 People Who Suffered Awkward Christmas Moments
Hurray -- we made it through another Christmas! That doesn't mean holiday revelry was all rainbows, sunshine and spiked eggnog though. Spending time with relatives and opening gifts provides plenty of...
10:31 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Imprisoned Sex Offenders Banned From Facebook
Several Facebook accounts belonging to convicted sex offenders in a Northern England prison have finally been shut down.An investigation from the Yorkshire Evening Post revealed that up to five prison...
10:26 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Facebook Poke Falls Out of Top 25 Apps as Snapchat Hits Top 5
So much for Facebook Poke killing off Snapchat. Facebook's new iPhone app, which copies Snapchat's self-destruct feature for messages, disappeared from the top of Apple's most downloaded apps list alm...
10:20 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable This Song Was Recorded in Space
Using Soundcloud and YouTube, astronaut Chris Hadfield beamed a song to Earth. He recorded "Jewel in the Night" aboard the International Space Station.More About: Chris Hadfield, Entertainment, Intern...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Whats Better for Todays Businesses: Google Apps or Microsoft Office?
Microsoft has created a series of ads over the last couple of years specifically targeting Google services such as Gmail and Google Drive. They're well-made snippets that highlight the weaknesses of G...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Drake Wants Royalties for YOLO Merchandise
Canadian rapper Drake, who is widely credited with coining the acronym YOLO (for "you only live once"), wants to get a cut of merchandise using the phrase. Drake indicated as much on his Instagram str...
09:09 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 25 Technologies Every Smart City Should Have
You think cities are crowded now? By 2030, more than 5 billion people will live in urban settings. But before we get to that kind of population density, we have to optimize our cities. We need to make...
09:09 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Twitter Shutters Accounts With Images of Child Abuse
A number of Twitter accounts have been shut down after it was discovered that they contained disturbing images of child abuse, ITV reported.The National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Netflix Bill Passes Congress Without Email Privacy Protections
A new bill that will allow you to automatically share your Netflix viewing history with your Facebook friends cleared Congress just before the holiday break, but only after being stripped of email pri...
08:33 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Newspapers Interactive Map Reveals Handgun Permit Holders
A New York newspaper published an interactive map listing names and addresses of licensed handgun permit holders in the Westchester and Rockland counties of New York, drawing criticism from all sides....
07:53 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable What Christmas Is Like in a Simulated Mars Colony
For most of us, Christmas is the time we spend with our families, exchange presents and stuff ourselves with good food. For a team in a simulated Mars colony at the Mars Desert Research Station in Uta...
07:31 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable NASA LED Lights Help Astronauts Sleep Sounder
You might think the quiet of space would help astronauts sleep on the International Space Station. But NASA is preparing to replace the station's florescent panel lights with solid-state lighting modu...
06:49 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Jelly Bean Arrives on Some Global HTC One S Devices
HTC has finally started releasing the Jelly Bean (aka Android 4.1) for its HTC One S devices.The first devices to get the upgrade are those marked WE (WorldWide English), which are mostly sold in Euro...
06:26 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Randi Zuckerberg Not Happy About Facebook Photo Privacy Breach
Lovers of irony take note: Mark Zuckerberg's sister More About: Facebook, randi zuckerberg, Twitter...
04:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable What To Do With Your New Kindle Fire HD
Amazon's line of Kindle Fire HD devices are among the most affordable Android tablets on the market, and many will be gifted among friends and family this season.There are six Kindle Fire HD devices i...
01:36 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable WTF?! I Wanted a White iPhone Entitled Christmas Tweets Exposed Again
Every Christmas, people take to Twitter to talk about the gifts they received. Some folks -- intentionally or not -- come off as spoiled brats, complaining about getting the wrong gadget, the wrong co...
12:40 pm GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Ouch, Charlie! YouTube Sensation Kids Talk Christmas Toys
We caught up with the "Charlie Bit My Finger" kids to talk about Internet fame and holiday toys. More About: christmas 2012, viral content, Watercooler...
04:10 am GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable First African Designed Smartphone, Tablet Hit Market
Congolese entrepreneur Verone Mankou wants his tech startup VMK to be for Africa what Apple is for the U.S. and Samsung is for Asia. That is, he wants the majority of people on the continent to use th...
03:44 am GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 16 Whimsical White Christmas Instagram Photos
"Waking up to white Xmas!" This is my view right this minute Image courtesy of Instagram, mariannehopeClick here to view this gallery.There are few things like waking u...
02:58 am GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 10 Holiday Stock Photos That Make Your Christmas Look Normal
1. Foam Face Santa Photo courtesy of iStockphoto, VikaValterClick here to view this gallery.Have holiday commercials and made-for-TV Christmas specials given you a case ...
02:11 am GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Jesus Would Be on Facebook if He Lived Today, German Preist Says
Head of Germany's Catholic Church, Robert Zollitsch, has given everyone celebrating something new to think about the Christmas story. Zollitsch told a German newspaper that if Jesus were alive today, ...
02:11 am GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Jesus Would Be on Facebook if He Lived Today, German Priest Says
Head of Germany's Catholic Church, Robert Zollitsch, has given everyone celebrating something new to think about the Christmas story. Zollitsch told a German newspaper that if Jesus were alive today, ...
01:30 am GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable 8 Festive Christmas Tumblrs, Presented by Santa Dogs
365 Days of Christmas Image courtesy of Flickr, nicktakespicsClick here to view this gallery.If the endless loop of Wham and Mariah Carey Christmas tunes still hasn't p...
12:04 am GMT - Wed, December 26, 2012
Mashable Telepresence Robot Brings Remote Co-Workers Into the Office
Having meetings with colleagues who aren't in the room can be challenging. Conference calls feel inpersonal and video chats can be full of glitches. Outside of meetings, though, it can be difficult to...
11:09 pm GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable 6 Animals Confused by the Holidays
1. Santa's Coming to Town And this pug is gettin' the hell out. Click here to view this gallery.The holidays ar...
09:56 pm GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Apple Guideline Changes Give $140,000 Kickstarter the Green Light
POP charger, a $140,000 Kickstarter project to create a universal charger for phones -- including Apple devices -- was killed last week due to its incompatibility with Apple's strict guidelines for Li...
09:03 pm GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable What to Do With Your New Kindle
So you received (or have a pretty good idea you're going to receive) an Amazon Kindle e-reader this holiday season. Well done, you.Now it's time to begin taking advantage of your device. Our guide bel...
06:56 pm GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable How Doctor Who Kept Its Big Christmas Secret Off Twitter
Tonight Doctor Who fans get to gorge on their annual Christmas fix -- a full-length special episode the series has produced every year for the holiday since 2005. This time, however, there's some extr...
01:56 pm GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Netflix is Down on Some Devices
Netflix is down due to an outage in Amazon's AWS infrastructure, but only on some devices. That's quite a bummer for Netflix users, especially on Christmas Eve, but the company has acknowledged the pr...
01:17 pm GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Now and Then: 10 Awesome Past and Present Pics
Some funny, some weird -- all nostalgic. Check out these awesome now-and-then photo pairs. More About: pictures, Watercooler...
05:47 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Infomatic App Provides Fun Social Stats in a Beautiful Package
Infomatic - Facebook and Twitter statistics ($1.99) [iTunes link] by Saturized is a beautiful way to get the stats on your social media profile right on your iPhone, consolidated in a single app.Im no...
05:10 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable 10 Talented Dogs Playing the Piano
1. Dog Playing Keyboard Piano What this dog lacks in finesse, it makes up for in enthusiasm. Click here to view...
04:33 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Twas the Night Before Christmas: Tracy Morgan Style
Earlier this month, Tracy Morgan was a guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon for an unconventional reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.The 30 Rock star, predictably, had his own colorful comme...
03:41 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable 5 Free iOS Games for the Holidays
The holidays are here, and you're probably exhausted from all the frantic shopping, ready to kick back, relax and maybe take a break from the relatives. With these five free apps you can have a good t...
02:58 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Still Down on Instagram? You Can Have 3 Months of Flickr Pro Free
Flickr has a Christmas gift for all of you disgruntled Instagram users: three free months of its Pro service.While each month of Pro is worth just over $2 (or $24.95 per year), the offer still has its...
02:26 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Push Your Company Past the Startup Phase
Launching a startup is tough, but moving past start-up and into phase two can be even tougher. More About: features, mashable, open forum, startup growth...
02:03 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Hospital Removes Controversial Gangnam Style Parody From YouTube
A Toronto hospital has pulled its obstetrics-themed parody video of "Gangnam Style" after a birthing group complained it was "offensive."Initially uploaded to Sunnybrook Hospital's YouTube channel on ...
01:13 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Looking for a Job? Check Openings at Sony and 150+ 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...
12:44 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable New Years Live App Offers Celebration Coverage From Around the World
One week from tonight, Dec. 31, the world will begin celebrating the start of 2013. To watch the new year begin in different locations around the world, consider the EarthCam’s New Year’s ...
12:18 am GMT - Tue, December 25, 2012
Mashable Instagram Slammed With Class Action Lawsuit
A class action lawsuit was filed against Instagram in San Francisco federal court Friday, following user outrage regarding the mobile photo sharing app’s changed Terms of Service. This appears t...
11:46 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Space X Shows Off Its Grasshopper Test Flight
Since NASA retired its space shuttle program, there has been a big, rocket-sized hole in our hearts. Several private companies like Virgin Galactic are trying to fill that void, but Elon Musk’s ...
11:19 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Transparent Speaker Shows Off Sustainable, Minimalist Design
It's tough to find speakers that blend with the decor in every room of a house, but one sound system aims to do just that.The Transparent Speaker, designed by Swedish-based company People People, is a...
10:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable HuffPost Live Is Reinventing Cable News for the Web
Earlier this month, Mashable readers named HuffPost Live the most innovative media product to emerge in 2012. The web-only video news service beat out five other contenders nominated by Sree Sreenivas...
10:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable 8 Heartwarming Holiday Campaigns That Give Back
The holiday spirit is contagious, so it's no surprise tech companies, non-profits and other organizations have embraced giving back this winter.While volunteering time and donating money have long bee...
10:17 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Liquid Metal Wire Stretches 8 Times Its Normal Length
Ever try to plug in your phone for the evening, but the cord just won't reach the nightstand? We may soon have a cure to one of tech's most common problems. Researchers at North Carolina State Univers...
09:27 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable How Ex-RIM Employees Are Fueling Ontarios Startup Scene
Mashable's Anita Li contributed to this report from Toronto.Research in Motion, maker of the once-treasured but now beleaguered BlackBerry, is in trouble. RIM cut 5,000 jobs -- 30% of its workforce --...
08:19 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Flashy Christmas Tree Entertains With LED Lights Synced to Festive Music
While most other Christmas trees sit placidly in a corner, the evergreen decorated by Olivier St. Martin Cormier will blow your Santa hat off. It features 404 LED lights synchronized to flash in time ...
07:26 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Next iPad Rumored to Have iPad Mini Design Elements
Apple is preparing to launch a new iPad in March 2013, claims Japanese blog Macotakara, citing an "inside source". This new iPad will be thinner and lighter than the current one, with iPad mini design...
06:59 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable 13 Last-Minute Gift Ideas
1. Get Cooking and Crafting A handmade gift is thoughtful. Make jewelry, dessert, scarves, artwork, a video -- whatever it is that you know how to do. Even if you don't ...
05:21 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Googles Santa Tracker Gets New Games and More
Google has proven in the last couple of years it's very serious when it comes to tracking Santa, and this year is no exception. Besides letting you track Santa's whereabouts on an interactive map, Goo...
05:13 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable WomenWeb Is the Newest Female-Only Social Hub
If you want access to a females-only club where you can make friends and share stories, a new website called WomenWeb.com may be your new favorite place. Launched on Monday, WomenWeb.com connects all ...
02:55 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable The Parenting App Youll Never Download
When the evening news anchor said "Big Brother is watching," little Jake thought that meant something totally different.More About: big brother, comics, humor, iphone...
01:09 pm GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Was NASAs New Space Suit Inspired by Buzz Lightyear?
A prototype space suit developed by NASA wouldn't look out of place on the set of Toy Story. That's because the suit, called Z-1, bears an uncanny resemblance to the intercosmic uniform worn by Buzz L...
06:03 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable 50 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
If you're reading this post, it means you somehow survived the Mayan apocalypse. We offer you our sincerest congratulations. Just so you know, a lot has happened while you were hiding out down in that...
05:00 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Infographic: Biggest Social Media Moments of 2012
Facebook Timeline, SOPA, KONY and U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election were just some of the big social-media stories of 2012. This year, we also saw Pinterest emerge as one of the top social net...
04:03 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Sunday Comics: The Mayan Apocalypse Flopped Now What?
Wondering what's next now that the Mayan apocalypse turned out to be a flop? For those of you interested in alternative end-of-the-world scenarios, our friends Nitrozac and Snaggy at The Joy of Tech h...
03:02 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable 11 Hilarious Texts Leaked From Santas Phone
Today, if Santa Claus solely relied on snail mail to communicate, things would never get done in time. That is why he sticks to texting when it comes to quick conversations.But ho, ho, hold the phone....
03:02 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable 11 Funny Texts Leaked From Santas Phone
Today, if Santa Claus solely relied on snail mail to communicate, things would never get done in time. That is why he sticks to texting when it comes to quick conversations.But ho, ho, hold the phone....
02:12 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable How to Track Santa on Christmas Eve in 2012
For 62 years, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has been tracking Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts to all the good boys and girls. This ye...
01:14 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Watch This iPad Magician Do Cool Christmas Tricks
Here’s a magician who combines traditional sleight-of-hand with his prop of choice, an iPad. Simon Pierro, better known as iSimon, is no stranger to Mashable. We’ve featured his videos tea...
12:37 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Top 5 Apps for Kids This Week
In this week's Top 5 Kids Apps, your kid will learn counting and language and scroll their way through a beautiful interactive e-book. More About: contributors, features, mobile apps, Top Kids Apps...
12:07 am GMT - Mon, December 24, 2012
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Funniest Memes of the Week
A cat stuck in a box. A dramatic reading of Fifty Shades of Grey from George Takei. And another "Gangnam Style" remix. These are just three examples of the top videos that the web world watched this w...
11:22 pm GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Apocalypse Never: Huge Asteroid Will Miss Earth in 2040
This is a bit of cheery news a few days after the nonsensical "Mayan Apocalypse of 2012" -- the potentially hazardous asteroid 2011 AG5 will not (I repeat, will not) threaten Earth in the year 2040.SE...
10:34 pm GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable 10 Apps to Keep You Safe and Healthy in 2013
When it comes to our health, there should be no messing around. Luckily, smartphone users dont have to go very far.With thousands of medical applications, it is not easy to figure out how to start or ...
09:39 pm GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable 8 Things I Learned About Tech in 2012
This year flew by, and we all learned a lot along the way -- especially in the world of tech. Herewith, my personal list of the eight vital lessons of 2012.1. The Death of Steve Jobs Adversely Affecte...
08:57 pm GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Scientists Develop Worlds First Peel-Off Solar Cells
Stanford University researchers created the first flexible, reusable decal-like solar panels that can attach to almost any surface.The Thin-Film Solar Cells (TFSCs) can be affixed to paper, plastic an...
08:21 pm GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Final Newsweek Cover a Poetic Farewell to Print
The final issue of Newsweek magazine will hit newsstands on Monday morning, but the publication debuted its last cover online on Sunday morning.The cover (full-size version is below) features a throwb...
07:07 pm GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Watch the Polyphonic Spree Holiday Extravaganza
The Polyphonic Spree began performing an annual Holiday Extravaganza 10 years ago in their hometown of Dallas. This year, for the first time, the psychedelic rock collective decided to take it to the ...
05:06 am GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Harvard Scientist Proposes Refreezing Arctic to Prevent Global-Warming Disaster
Harvard University geoengineer and environmental scientist David Keith has a "plan B" in case of an environmental emergency. Keith's unusual proposal is this: Force reflective particles into the Earth...
04:14 am GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Radical Stem Cell Treatment Saves Mans Sight
A year ago, Canadian Taylor Binns was slowly going blind after developing a rare and painful eye disorder that affected his corneas. Today, he's driving, reading and living a normal life because of a ...
03:12 am GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. R.I.P. A "Rest in Peace" picture dedicated to the 26 victims of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, Dec. 14. - Tweets_Below...
02:13 am GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Life-Size Lobster iPhone Case Helps You Stand Out From the Crowd
The way you decorate your smartphone says a lot about your personality. Map-wrapped phones say you're a bold traveler, while durably thick on-the-go charging cases convey you're strictly business. S...
01:15 am GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Apples Patent-Pending Passbook Updates Could Transform Shopping
A newly discovered patent application hints that Apple is planning to update its Passbook digital-coupon storage app with Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology. This means future iPhone and iPod t...
12:17 am GMT - Sun, December 23, 2012
Mashable Top Comments: Mashable Readers React to Instagrams Terms of Service
Monday, Dec. 17: Instagram Updates TOS Readers had varying reactions to Instagram's updates. Some felt that they were fair: If you don't like the terms of service, argue...
11:13 pm GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable R.I.P.: 10 Products That Were Discontinued in 2012
1. Apple White MacBook Although actually discontinued in 2011, 2012 was the year the white MacBook got the official "End of Life" status. Popular with students, the whi...
10:20 pm GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable 10 Ways Brands Will Win With Content Marketing in 2013
In the year 2013, marketers will break through with innovative content marketing strategies. Here is what we have to look forward to.More About: Business, content marketing, Predictions 2013...
09:20 pm GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable 5 Cameras to Surveil Your Home During Vacation Season
1. Logitech Security Cameras Logitech's customizable home security systems are easy to personalize and create. All you have to do is scroll through a few screens here an...
04:29 pm GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Apple Drops Sweet Christmas-Themed iPad Ad
With just four days to go until Christmas, Apple dropped this sweet little ad Friday night showing off the benefits of FaceTime on the iPad.The ad, from TBWA\Media Arts Lab, shows a girl singing the v...
10:04 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Rise Alarm Clock App Makes Waking Up Pleasant
This beautifully designed iPhone alarm clock app will change your mornings. The minimalist Rise Alarm Clock [iTunes link] for iPhone by Simple Bots is a refreshing way to wake up.The unique alarm cloc...
09:32 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable New Species of Spider Named After President Obama
President Obama has already made history, but he now has another outlet where his name will be remembered for decades to come: arachnology textbooks.Barack Obama now officially has a species of spider...
08:36 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable A Spotify Subscription Makes a Stellar Last-Minute Gift
In a last-minute bind for a holiday gift? Don't worry, we've got your potential saving grace: a subscription to music-streaming service Spotify.More About: Gift of the Day, apps, holidays 2012, spotif...
08:08 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable $140,000 Kickstarter Project Learns: Dont Mess With Apple
How would you like a portable battery that could charge any kind of phone — including the latest iPhones — without any kind of adapter. That was the whole thrust of Pop, a rechargeable bat...
07:13 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable NASA Captures Solstice Solar Portrait
At 11:12 UT (6:12 a.m. EST), the world didn't end (as far as I can tell), but it was a significant time none-the-less. That was the exact minute of the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere (or t...
06:24 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable 2012s Biggest Winners and Losers
Its been the most manic of years, with extreme highs and heart-breaking lows. Ultimately, we all have our good times and our bad. With that in mind, I hope we can cheer 2012s winners and empathize wit...
05:53 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Facebook Poke App Is Frustrating as Hell
Facebook Poke: Startup Screen Poke, the new iPhone app from Facebook, lets you send short messages, photos and videos to friends that automatically self destruct after a...
05:20 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Google XPhone: Long on Mystery, Short on Details
Google's newly-acquired Motorola division is working on a next-generation iPhone competitor known internally as the XPhone, according to one report. But details are scant when it comes to what the dev...
05:06 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Maximize Your Safety with AfterShokz Sport Headphones
If you find yourself taking your headphones on-and-off constantly when you need to chat with someone, a new pair lets you listen to the sounds around you while also having a jam session. AfterShokz re...
04:30 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable This Year in Twitter: 9 Important Milestones
With tweets flying through cyberspace every second of the day, we're writing history with the touch of our fingertips. In 2012, Users documented events, political battles and heart-wrenching moments ...
04:06 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Hamlet Book Breaks Kickstarter Record
Webcartoonist Ryan North's Kickstarter campaign has broken the all-time record for being the most funded publishing project ever. His reinvention of Shakespeare's classic, Hamlet -- To Be Or Not To Be...
03:37 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Scientists Explain Why Rudolphs Nose Is Red
Scientists in the Netherlands published a report about just why Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer's nose is, in fact, red. Results may surprise. More About: Christmas, Newsy, report, study, videos...
03:12 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable The Trash Weve Left on the Moon
The image above shows the remains of the Apollo 17 site in the moon's Taurus-Littrow Valley -- an image, released in 2011, sharp enough to show the tracks of the astronauts and their lunar rover in un...
02:48 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Why xkcd Is Wrong About Instagram
First, let me state for the record: There will always be a special place in my heart for xkcd. Randall Munroe's webcomic has been a reliable source of amusement and enlightenment since it began in 200...
02:26 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable How Facebook Tried to Make Money Off You This Year
For better or worse, this will go down as the year that Facebook really put a dollar sign in front of its users.More About: Facebook...
02:26 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable This Is How Facebook Tried to Make Money Off You
For better or worse, this will go down as the year that Facebook really put a dollar sign in front of its users.More About: Facebook...
02:09 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable How Psy and Bieber Stack Up As Gangnam Style Hits a Billion Views
While Justin Bieber has long been heralded as King of YouTube, this infographic tells a different story, pitting "Gangnam Style" against Bieber's "Baby."More About: Entertainment, Music, celebrities, ...
02:09 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Psy and Bieber Face Off as Gangnam Style Hits a Billion Views
While Justin Bieber has long been heralded as King of YouTube, this infographic tells a different story, pitting "Gangnam Style" against Bieber's "Baby."More About: Entertainment, Music, celebrities, ...
01:40 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Is This Jet Pack the Future of Flying?
Who doesn't want to zip around with a jet pack, Iron Man-style? A new Kickstarter project is trying to make personal flying more of a reality.Called the Jet Vest, the personal flying belt uses micro-j...
01:32 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Facebook Introduces Snapchat Competitor, Poke
Facebook on Friday announced its rumored Snapchat competitor, which it is calling Poke.Like Snapchat's app, Poke (named after the famous, much-derided Facebook feature), lets you send a message, photo...
01:20 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable 83 of 2012s Best Viral Videos Crammed Into 4 Minutes
Hey, this year's over, and it's been crazy, but here's a wrap up. So watch it maybe.Anyone with an Internet connection busted moves to "Gangnam Style" or cringed at a half-naked dude's icy pool flop. ...
01:02 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable John Kerry Could Be a Socially-Savvy Secretary of State
John Kerry's Twitter use shows he would carry on Hillary Clinton's role in bringing social media to the State Department.More About: Politics, US, barack obama, john kerry...
01:02 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable John Kerry Could Be a Socially Savvy Secretary of State
John Kerry's Twitter use shows he would carry on Hillary Clinton's role in bringing social media to the State Department.More About: Politics, US, barack obama, john kerry...
12:44 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable The Official Mashable Communitys Holiday Wish List
The wish list is synonymous with the holiday season. It's the one time of year where we can selfishly list all the gadgets and devices we've been drooling over, in the hopes that we get to unwrap them...
12:33 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable Seinfeld Plays Ball in Whos on First? Remake
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's iconic "Who's on First?" comedy routine from the 1930s just got a refresh from a few of today's funnymen.More About: Entertainment, TV, billy crystal, jerry seinfeld, jim...
12:17 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable 10 Hot PC Game Bargains for the Holidays
1. The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings If you like your fantasy dark and brooding, The Witcher (based on a series of Polish novels) is the game franchise for you.This gorg...
12:04 am GMT - Sat, December 22, 2012
Mashable 10 Adorable YouTube Videos of Babys First Christmas
1. Wrapping Paper, Y U So Hilarious? Who needs presents? The wrapping paper is entertainment enough. Click here...
11:46 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable 10 Terrific Gifts for the Apple Fan in Your Life
Apple iPhone 5 If your Apple lover hasn't yet taken the plunge, now is the time. The iPhone 5 is the best iPhone yet; it's thin and light and has serious processing powe...
11:23 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Report: Apple Maps Most Popular iPhone App in 2012
iPhone owners may not have loved Apple's Maps, but they used that app more than any other on the platform in 2012, according to Nielsen.Maps was used by an average of 32.4 million iPhone owners a mont...
11:13 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Spin Magazine Halts Print Publication
Spin became the latest magazine to pull out of print, halting production after 27 years. The publication, which is owned by Buzzmedia, broke the news to subscribers on Friday: "Spin has halted publica...
11:13 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable NRAs Call for Armed Guards in Every School Prompts Immediate Backlash
The National Rifle Association called for armed guards in every school as a reaction to last week's massacre in Newtown, Conn., prompting an immediate backlash from social media users on Friday. Durin...
10:55 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Soul Singers Blues Receive New Life on Kickstarter
Lester Chambers of the 1960s soul group The Chambers Brothers has been waiting a very long time for his time to come. The 72-year-old blues singer has shared the stage with legends like B.B. King, Jim...
10:19 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Startup Wants You to Dare Friends to Look Foolish for Charity
Would you take a shower in a public fountain? What if your friends would donate $50 if you did it?A just-hatched startup called Moolta wants you to challenge your friends to do wildly crazy things, re...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Quick Donate Transformed Political Fundraising in 2012
President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign was just as innovative as his first, making use of revolutionary new digital tools to help secure victory on Election Day. Among the most important tools in Obam...
09:37 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable 20 Amazing Christmas Surprises
1. Parents: 1, Kids: 0 When Molly and Luke forgot to do their chorse, their parents played the ultimate prank o...
09:10 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Command-A(ttention) With These Vintage Apple Shoes
Re-boot? No, re-shoes. Image courtesy of imgurClick here to view this gallery.White sneakers may seem like the Microsoft of the shoe store, but back in the day all the c...
09:10 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable FanDuel Is Fantasy Sports With a Twist
FanDuel aims to strike a happy medium for fantasy sports players. In is the excitement, out is the dragging monotony. More About: Innovation Index, Sports, fantasy sports, features, mashable...
08:53 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views on YouTube
It's official: Psy's "Gangnam Style" is the first video ever to hit a billion views on YouTube. For most mortals on video sharing networks, hitting the 1 million views milestone is a feat. For Psy's d...
08:49 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Watch Live: NRAs First News Conference Since Sandy Hook Shooting
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyThe National Rifle Association is scheduled to give its first news conference since last week's tragic massacre at Sandy Hook...
08:33 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable What Facebooks $1 Messages Mean for Journalists
Great news! Facebook now lets people you don't know spam your inbox for the low, low price of $1. For those of us who work in media, this can only mean one thing: Thumbnail courtesy of iStockphot...
08:33 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Your Childs Cellphone; a Privilege or a Lifeline?
Its an expectation every parent has at this point the ability to get in touch with your child no matter where they are. More About: cellphones, contributors, digital dilemmas, emergency response, fe...
08:24 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable This Countdown Tells You When Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views
Sometime today, Psy's Korean electronica dance hit "Gangnam Style" will reach 1 billion views on YouTube, becoming the first video on the seven-year-old platform to reach the milestone. SEE ALSO: Who ...
08:24 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable This Countdown Tells You When Gangnam Style Hits 2 Billion Views
Sometime today, Psy's Korean electronica dance hit "Gangnam Style" will reach 1 billion views on YouTube, becoming the first video on the seven-year-old platform to reach the milestone. SEE ALSO: Who ...
08:23 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Obama Calls for New Gun Laws in Response to Online Petitions
President Barack Obama reiterated his calls for new gun control laws in a YouTube video Friday responding to the flood of petitions posted to the White House website in the wake of last week's deadly ...
07:45 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Steve Jobs Yacht Impounded in Amsterdam
One of the last projects that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs worked on before his death was commissioning the minimalist designer Philippe Starck to build his family the yacht of their dreams. Now, Starc...
07:02 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Join Us in 5 Minutes of Internet Silence for Sandy Hook Victims
To honor the memory of those Newtown, Connecticut, lost, Mashable, along with thousands across the web, is joining the Web Goes Silent campaign and Causes.com in Five Minutes of Internet Silence.More ...
06:53 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable HTC Reportedly Planning to Launch Two Windows RT Tablets
HTC has two Windows RT-based tablets in the works, Bloomberg reports citing people familiar with the matter. One of these will be a full-fledged 12-inch tablet, while the other is a crossover, 7-inch ...
04:22 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Nokia and RIM Enter Patent License Agreement
Nokia and RIM have resolved all their patent disputes and agreed to enter a new patent license agreement, Nokia has announced. The specifics of the agreement were not disclosed, but it includes a one-...
03:00 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable 7 Ways to Use Humor in Your Online Marketing
From videos to social, brands are capturing audience attention by being funny. More About: features, mashable, open forum...
12:05 pm GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable The Least Watched Viral Videos of 2012
December around the old newsroom means enough end of year coverage to fill Santa's magical sack. Lists of the 10 best/most popular/coolest [fill in blank with pretty much anything] offer an easily dig...
10:07 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Instagram on iPhone Gets a Fresh Filter, Facebook Login, Apology
Kevin Systrom has had quite the busy week.Fresh from nixing his revamped terms of service that caused such a stir on Tuesday -- and doing a 180-degree turn on those terms of service Thursday -- the In...
09:45 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable How Social Media and Snoop Dogg Helped a Fledgling NBA Team
Pro sports have come to sleepy, seaside Santa Cruz, Calif. The Golden State Warriors NBA team opened up a minor league operation there this season, and the team is off to a solid start before playing ...
09:03 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Googles Santa Tracker Simulates Around-the-World Sleigh Ride
In just a few days, Santa Claus will fly his troop of magical reindeer around the world, delivering gifts to millions of children. The global journey of the centuries-old Father Christmas, once untrac...
08:30 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Who Will Watch Gangnam Style For the Billionth Time?
Sometime in the next day, maybe in the next few hours, humanity will hit a major milestone that has nothing to do with the Mayan apocalypse (we hope). For the first time in history, we will be able to...
08:30 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable How Gangnam Style Got to a Billion Views
[UPDATE: 'Gangnam Style' hit a billion views at roughly 11am ET Friday. The analysis below dates from the night before.]Sometime in the next day, maybe in the next few hours, humanity will hit a major...
07:48 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Facebook Rolls Out Privacy Shortcuts in Plain English
Remember those privacy controls Facebook announced last week, alongside the rather less friendly news that you would no longer have the option to hide when Facebook users are searching you? Well, thos...
06:59 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Back to the Future LEGO Set Is Really Happening
LEGO's just released the summer review results from their CUUSOO website, which is a system where modelers can submit their creations in the hopes that they'll eventually become actual sets. Once a su...
06:26 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Find Your Vital Gmail With a Google Search
Google is inviting you to be part of a field trial to test some new features which sync its products to an even more intuitive degree. Do a regular Google Search and it will pull information from your...
05:54 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Instagram Updates Its Terms of Service Based on User Feedback
Instagram has formally updated its Terms of Service, making changes based on user feedback.The photo sharing site -- which Facebook purchased in April -- introduced its plans for new terms of service ...
05:42 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable How Music Ruled Twitter in 2012
To Jimi Hendrix, music was a religion. To Twitter users, music is a conversation starter and so much more. Here's how music ruled Twitter in 2012.More About: Coachella, Entertainment, Music, One Direc...
04:54 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Facebook Set to Change Your Timeline Again
Ready for some more design tweaks to your Timeline? If not, watch out. Facebook is experimenting with some significant changes that are already showing up for a small number of users -- and may roll o...
04:31 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Does Your Cellphone Make You Safer?
If you're walking home alone at night, or perhaps in a less-populated part of town, does your cellphone make you feel safer? A new study from University of Pennsylvania Law School Professor Jonathan K...
04:00 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Socioeconomic Status Predicts Number of Facebook Friends
How many friends do you have on Facebook?New research from the University of Virginia and London Business School says that your socioeconomic status correlates with the size of your social network on ...
03:23 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable 8 Last-Minute Games to Stack Under Your Christmas Tree
For the FPS Maniac: Halo 4 After the sheer success of Halo 3 in 2007, it was difficult to imagine a more complete and enjoyable game in the franchise. That is, until 343...
03:23 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable 3 New Crewmembers to Arrive at Space Station Friday
The Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying the three newest residents of the International Space Station is set to dock with the high-flying laboratory on Friday morning (Dec. 21).Set to arrive at the spac...
03:05 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable ALPACAlypse! The End of the World Is Shear
Alpacalypse Mashable composite: Photos courtesy of iStockphoto, Clint Spencer and Flickr, coryandjenClick here to view this gallery.Hide yo kids, hide yo llamas -- the...
03:05 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Video Game Blog Will Honor Sandy Hook Victims With a One-Day Ceasefire
A popular video game blog is calling for a one-day ceasefire genre of games known as "first-person shooters" or "online shooters," in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The even...
02:47 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable RIM Loses BlackBerry Subscribers But Grows Cash Pile
Research In Motion reported strong third quarter earnings, at least compared to Wall Street's low expectations.The company reported an adjusted net loss of $114 million, or $0.22 a share, on revenue o...
02:46 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Julian Assange Promises a Million New Leaks in 2013
Julian Assange promised in a rare speech Thursday evening to release more than a million files in the coming year which would affect "every country in the world.""Despite an unprecedented criminal inv...
02:25 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Sneak Peek: NBAs New Big Ads Aim to Continue Viral Success
A sneak peak at the NBA's follow-ups to a viral mega-hit ad includes Spike Lee and the mom of superstar scorer Kevin Durant. More About: Advertising, NBA, Sports...
02:12 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Adobe Acquires Behance to Further Its Creative Cloud Ambitions
Adobe announced Thursday that it has acquired Behance, the leading online platform for creatives who want to display and showcase their work. The terms of the deal weren't disclosed.With Behance, Adob...
01:54 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Calls for Gun Reform Dominated Twitter Following Newtown Shooting
Calls for gun reform have "dominated" the Twitter conversation about last week's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., according to the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellen...
01:54 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Give To Charity This Holiday Season With These 5 Apps
Are charitable donations on your holiday to-do list this year? The American Red Cross says despite the public outpouring of donations in 2012 people are still willing to give more this holiday season....
01:42 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Apples 6 Simple Rules for Designing a Killer iOS App
Among iOS developers, the day that you finally submit your app for Apple's approval can be a tense one. Even when you've seemingly followed the guidelines, polished the code and passed every field tes...
01:41 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Boeing Creates 360 Dream Pass Video of its 787 Dreamliner
Attention wannabe pilots: Here's your chance to experience the next best thing to flying Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner. The company created the Boeing 787 Dreamliner "Dream Pass," a 360-degree online vi...
01:28 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Pop Band Karmin: Getting Famous Via YouTube Is Hard
Karmin is what aspiring artists hope to become when they post a video to YouTube, but according to lead singer Amy, it took a long time to get noticed.More About: Entertainment, Karmin, Music, YouTube...
01:18 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable 21 Hilarious Tweets for the End of the World
Mayans got you down? Bummed about the fiery ball of death headed your way in the next 24 hours?There's not much we can do about your impending doom, but enjoy this hilarity from some of Twitter's fine...
12:56 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Learn the Truth About Money and Happiness
Does money buy happiness or should we be looking outside of our wallets for joy?YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE explains the ways money can put happiness in the old mood bank. Hint: Don't expect to scratc...
12:55 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Path Search Update Is a Smart Trip Down Memory Lane
"Smart journal" Path has rolled out a new search function to its apps, allowing users to recall stories and memories shared with the social platform.More About: Path, apps...
12:47 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable TerraCycle Founder Tom Szaky Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Tom Szaky, 30, is the founder and CEO of TerraCycle, Inc., one of the worlds foremost leaders in eco-capitalism, recycling and upcycling. In 2006, Inc Magazine named TerraCycle The Coolest Little Star...
12:36 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Boeing Used 20,000 Pounds of Potatoes to Test Its In-Flight Wi-Fi
How do you ensure an even distribution of Wi-Fi throughout an airplane's cabin as that cabin moves through the air at 35,000 feet and 500 mph?When engineers at Boeing attempted to test different Wi-Fi...
12:29 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Which Tech Companies Made the Most Money in 2012?
All of our favorite tech giants made big moves in 2012, but how did the dollars and cents shake out? Which companies pulled in the most cheddar, and which are growing at the fastest clip?Our friends a...
12:04 am GMT - Fri, December 21, 2012
Mashable Facebook Will Let People You Dont Know Message Your Inbox For $1
If you start noticing a few more messages in your Facebook inbox in the coming weeks from people you don't know, here's why.Facebook announced Thursday that it is testing a new option to charge users ...
11:51 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Internet Minute of Silence Declared for Sandy Hook Victims
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy declared a national moment of silence to honor the victims of last Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, which will be observed at 9:30 a.m. EST Friday....
11:36 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable YouTube in 2012: A Year of Expansion and Experiments
The video giant took some big risks this year that may or may not pay off, while reaching out to startups and hosting the most popular videos ever.More About: Business, Year End 2012, YouTube, feature...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable 4 Mobile Apps Every Reporter Should Use in 2013
With smartphone costs dropping as the devices become more readily available worldwide, it is easier than ever to have a reporting toolkit at your fingertips. It's also easy to feel like you're drownin...
11:10 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Bring Aerial Combat Home With Air Hogs Battle Tracker
Air Hogs' Battle Tracker lets you battle your friends by both air and land. More About: holidays 2012, remote control, toys, videos...
10:53 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Give the Gift of Unlimited Video Games This Holiday Season
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.Any gamer would be happy to get a cool title as a holiday gift. If you get...
10:42 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Watch: The Great Gatsby Second Trailer
Warner Bros. dropped the second trailer for Baz Luhrmann's rendition of The Great Gatsby, which arrives in theaters May 17.The 2:19 trailer shows some never-before-seen footage from well-known parts o...
10:30 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Turntable.fm Co-Founder Billy Chasen Explains the Art of Pivoting
Mashable chats with Billy Chasen about his thoughts on pivoting, whether we'll ever see Stickbits 2.0 and what he'd like to work on after Turntable.fm.More About: Tech Innovators Series, features, mas...
10:17 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Hunker Down With These 5 Apocalypse-Proof Shelters
Maybe you didn't get the memo, but the world ends tomorrow. Dec. 21, 2012 marks the much-hyped end date of the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar, signaling what some believe will be a time of immense, ...
10:17 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Pudding Monsters Continues Puzzle Fun From Cut the Rope Creator
Zeptolab, creators of mobile smash Cut the Rope, launched its new app Pudding Monsters Thursday, which promises to be just as addictive for mobile gamers.In Pudding Monsters, your goal is to help all ...
10:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Maybe the End Isnt Near
If your apocalypse bunker still lacks the proper provisions of flashlights, canned goods and zombie-slaying sticks, fear not, because it turns out the Mayans' message may have just been lost in transl...
10:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Spotify Reveals Top Music, Artists and Apps of 2012
Music-streaming service Spotify just released a comprehensive 2012 recap of its most-popular songs, albums, artists, radio genres and apps. More About: Carly Rae Jepsen, Entertainment, Fun, Music, app...
10:04 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Scientist Says Human Cloning Could be Possible in 50 Years
Nobel Prize winner Sir John Gurdon predicted we may see a human clone within the next half century. More About: Newsy, biology, clone, videos...
10:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable 6 Holiday Gift Ideas for Dad
Gutter-Cleaning Robot Give Dad a hand with those pesky gutters without getting off the couch. This offering from iRobot, called the Looj 330, cruises down gutters all by...
09:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable DoSomething.org Goes Mobile-First to Reach Teens
The Internet is filled with platforms for social change, from Change.org to Indiegogo to We The People. One of those remarkable platforms, DoSomething.org approaches online activism with a special twi...
09:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Cory Booker Announces Hes Exploring Senate Bid via YouTube
Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J. and Internet superhero, announced in a YouTube video Thursday morning his plan to "explore the possibility of running for United States Senate in 2014.""There's stil...
09:38 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable This Is How a Turntable Really Works
The turntable is one of the longest lasting technologies still in popular manufacture today. No matter how many technologies attempt to replace it -- the 8-track, the cassette tape, the CD or the MP3 ...
09:37 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Twitter Archive Is a Re-Gift in Bad Packaging
Twitter is finally giving members their full archives, but in the least usable form possible.More About: Twitter, dick costolo...
09:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable JBL OnBeat Venue LT: First Lightning Speaker Dock Delivers Huge Sound
There have been three iOS devices released with the new Lightning connector, but until now, there were no speaker docks with which to charge them. Enter the first Lightning-equipped speaker dock, the ...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Brazilian Chain Wraps Burgers in Edible Paper
Thirty years after Michael Keaton's character Bill Blazejowski proposed the idea in the movie Night Shift a Brazilian burger chain has realized his dream: Edible paper. According to the blog Eater, B...
09:16 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable This Adorable Marriage Proposal Is Literally Magical
Magicians have to be careful not to get too hokey when performing tricks -- especially when the trick is proposing marriage to your girlfriend.Thankfully, Sean Emory totally nailed it. The entertainer...
09:16 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Could Employees Smartphones Harm Your Business?
There are many attractive reasons to consider implementing a BYOD policy, but before implementing a BYOD program, step back and consider these variables. More About: Mobile, features, mashable, open f...
09:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Rockmelt Returns to iPhone With New Social Browsing App
Rockmelt, the social web browser, is continuing its effort to rethink the mobile browsing experience with a new app for iPhone.The app, which launched on Thursday, combines a traditional web browser w...
09:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable 12 Apps You Need to Survive the Holidays
1. Pickie Gifts (shopping) There are only a couple days left to buy the perfect presents for your parents, siblings, favorite co-workers and best friends. If you still h...
08:58 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Apple Pinch-to-Zoom Patent Invalidated in Preliminary Review
An Apple patent that paved the way for pinch-to-zoom functionality on the iPhone or iPad should not have been awarded in the first place, said the United States Patent and Trademark Office in a prelim...
08:58 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Apple Patent Related to Pinch-to-Zoom Invalidated in Preliminary Review
An Apple patent that paved the way for pinch-to-zoom functionality on the iPhone or iPad should not have been awarded in the first place, said the United States Patent and Trademark Office in a prelim...
08:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Miss Venezuela Gives Best Worst Pageant Answer
Pageant queens require two things: beauty and brains (an ability to look good in sparkles doesn't hurt either). Competing Miss [fill in country names] show off their beauty in dazzling gowns and swimw...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable 4 Ways Retailers Can Increase Sales Via Mobile
About $93 billion will be spent via mobile devices or the web this year, but that number is nowhere near its potential. Here's a look at how retailers can boost sales.More About: Business, Mobile, e-c...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Amazons Next Original Comedy Series Will Be Chosen by You
Following in the steps of premium online streaming video providers like Netflix and Hulu, Amazon is beefing up its Prime Instant Video catalog by introducing an original comedy series to the mix.In an...
08:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Flipboard: Now Available on Your Android Tablet
Just in time for the holidays, Flipboard announced that its magazine-style app -- which displays feeds from major social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, as well as professional content produce...
07:43 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Google Sells Off Piece of Motorola For $2.35 Billion
Google spent a whopping $12.5 billion to acquire Motorola Mobility earlier this year. Now, it looks like Google is going to get some of that money back. More About: Google, Motorola...
07:35 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Oracle Picks Up Marketing Software Firm Eloqua for $871 Million
Oracle has agreed to acquire Eloqua, a SaaS company that describes itself as a "provider of cloud-based marketing automation and revenue performance management software" for B2B marketers. The 13-year...
07:21 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Facebook Reportedly Starts Rolling Out New Privacy Settings in New Zealand
Users in New Zealand are starting to see new settings for their Facebook accounts that make it easier to set privacy controls, according to a report.The Next Web reports that those users are seeing a ...
07:21 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Report: Facebook Starts Rolling Out New Privacy Settings in New Zealand
Users in New Zealand are starting to see new settings for their Facebook accounts that make it easier to set privacy controls, according to a report.The Next Web reports that those users are seeing a ...
07:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Facebooks New Privacy Settings And Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of 'First To Know,' a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:38 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable MySpace Co-Founder Offers Devastating Reply to Twitter Critic
MySpace Co-Founder Tom Anderson offered a devastating reply to a critic on Twitter. More About: Twitter, myspace, tom anderson...
05:58 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Get Your DIY Kick Over the Holidays With Snapguide
It might be too late for making DIY Christmas gifts, but how-to app Snapguide debuts on iPad today, perhaps still in time to help with a Christmas recipe or New Year's party decorations. The iOS app i...
04:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Interactive Google Doodle Celebrates Grimm Fairy Tales
Today's Google Doodle is a tribute to Brothers Grimm and their famous fairy tales. Jacob (17851863) and Wilhelm Grimm (17861859) were German authors and researchers, known for collecting and populariz...
03:18 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Launches New iPad App
Tumblr's New iPad App Click here to view this gallery.Tumblr unveiled its native app for the iPad on Wednesday, just two days after the blogging platform updated its An...
02:56 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable App Stores All Your Gift Cards in One Place
Gyft is a mobile gift card app that allows customers to buy, store, send and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile devices.More About: Christmas, gift cards, holiday shopping, valleygirltv...
01:59 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Dominates YouTubes Top Trailers List of 2012
YouTube has revealed the most popular trailers of 2012, and video games have come out on top of movies and television.The two most popular trailers of the year, with 35.2 and 29.6 million views, respe...
12:55 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Emotional Viral Video Looks Back at What Brought Us Together in 2012
A tear-jerking viral video, called "2012: What Brought Us Together," is making the rounds online.Posted to YouTube on Tuesday, the six-minute video is a montage of major moments over the past year, fr...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable A Facebook Ad Network? Not So Fast
Marketers will have to wait a little longer to advertise on Facebook's third-party ad network.A company spokesperson confirmed to Mashable Wednesday that it is halting its mobile-ads test on third-par...
10:54 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Conduct Your Most Epic Brainstorm Sessions on MindMeister
Starting a business can feel like you're speeding down a winding road without breaks, that is, if you don't have a detailed blueprint. For startup founders and entrepreneurs, brewing up a brilliant id...
10:06 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Twitter Appoints New COO and CFO
Twitter has shaken up its executive ranks, appointing a new chief operating officer and chief financial officer.The microblogging site named Ali Rowghani its COO, a new role he quietly announced by c...
08:59 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable This $5 Lamp Is Powered Solely by Gravity
There aren't any batteries or fuel in the $5 revolutionary lamp called the GravityLight.The ultra-cheap lamp was created as a replacement for expensive and highly polluting kerosene-powered lanterns, ...
07:59 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Mark Sanchez Twitter Death Threats Prompt NFL Follow-Up
Death threats against Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez specified shooting the quarterback at Wednesday's practice. The fan has since apologized. More About: Sports, nfl...
06:53 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable How to Build Your Family Tree on the Web
Researching your family tree seems as easy as conducting a Google search, but there's actually much more work and fact-checking involved, if you want to do it right. Ancestry.com is no longer the only...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable ESPN Columnist Apologizes on Twitter for Race-Baiting Comments
ESPN's Rob Parker apologized on Twitter for insinuating that NFL star Robert Griffin III is a "cornball brother." More About: Sports, nfl...
06:18 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Apple Maps: 3 Times More Likely to Get You Lost Than Google
For iPhone users, Google Maps is back. The revamped app, launched last week, is being downloaded in the tens of millions. As a result, iOS6 activations are on the rise. And Apple finally has the breat...
05:46 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Diaspora Co-Founder Helps Startups Keep Kickstarter Backers Happy
Max Salzberg, co-founder of Diaspora, has launched a new tool that helps startups manage the process of sending out rewards to their Kickstarter backers.More About: diaspora, kickstarter, startup...
05:05 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Get Your De-Meow-Cracy on With IR Cats
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04:30 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable NFL to Stream Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Playoff Games Online
Buoyed by the success of last year's first ever Super Bowl stream, the NFL and CBS are teaming up to do the same in 2013. But they aren't stopping there.More About: Sports, nfl...
04:04 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable 5 Lessons From the Instagram Debacle
Remember all the way back on Tuesday, when everyone and their artistically-filtered dog was freaking out about Instagram's new privacy policy? How long ago that seems, now that co-founder Kevin Systro...
03:15 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable This Mistletoe Prank Brings Awkwardness to the Holidays
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02:46 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Data.gov Moving to an Open Source Platform
The team that manages Data.gov is well on its way to making the government data repository open source using a new back-end called the Open Government Platform, officials said during a web discussion ...
02:31 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Photo: A Lonely Launchpad Misses Its Space Shuttle
Former space shuttle technician Andrew Scheer snapped this photo as he said goodbye to launch complex 39 yesterday at Kennedy Space Center. Home to the Apollo program, it was here that some of America...
02:24 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable PS22 Kids Choir Sings Tribute to Newtown Shooting Victims
PS22 Chorus, whose videos attract millions of views, are remembering Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims the best way they know how -- with song. More About: Connecticut, Music, US, newtown,...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Demand a Plan Campaign Calls for Gun Reform in Wake of Newtown
A new campaign aimed at ending gun violence in the U.S. released a series of videos that highlight Americans who have lost loved ones from shootings. More About: US, congress, newtown...
01:56 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable How to Keep Up With Generation Y Women
The Levo League is the first professional network designed to inspire and enable Generation Y women to build amazing careers.More About: Levo League, startup, valleygirltv, women in tech...
01:44 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable New Web App Recommends Books Based on Your Tweets
Reading a book is a significant investment of time. That's why it's common to ask friends for recommendations when looking for interesting literature. If you haven't said it yourself, you've probably ...
01:41 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Who Interviewed This Crawfish? And Why?
A photo of a crustacean mid-interview with a reporter's microphone has caught the attention of the Internet. Were they talking about the fish-cal cliff? (Sorry.) An outcry over the lack of claw-friend...
01:32 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Online Billionaire Shop Lets You Buy Jets, Yachts in One Click
It must be hard to be a billionaire. Apparently there was no easy way to impulse buy things such as yachts, jets and real estate. Until now.More About: Future Cars, Lifestyle, Tech, startup...
01:19 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable COPPA Updates Show an FTC Focused on Mobile Privacy
With a strong focus on updating privacy rules governing mobile apps, the updates to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act announced Wednesday tell the story of an agency that views itself as a ...
01:10 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With TerraCycle Founder Tom Szaky
Streaming live on Mashable, TerraCycle Inc. founder Tom Szaky will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Dec. 12. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab i...
12:55 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Veteran Steven Sinofskys Next Gig: Harvard Professor
Steven Sinofsky, the Microsoft veteran who led the team to create both Windows 7 and Windows 8 and abruptly left the company in November, will begin teaching classes at Harvard Business School in spri...
12:37 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Truck Flips on Highway, Spills Tons of Cows?
When this big rig flips over in, it deposits a payload not of vegetables or canned goods but...cows! Yup; real life, bonafide bovines. A can't miss video.More About: Watercooler, cows, viral videos...
12:20 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable 7 Ways Augmented Reality Will Improve Your Life
You might think augmented reality is the way of the future, but really, it has its roots in the 20th century. Morton Heilig, the "Father of Virtual Reality," patented the Sensorama Stimulator, which h...
12:20 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Show Us Your Best Holiday Gift Reactions
There is almost nothing better than getting someone the perfect holiday present -- proving that you've been listening to all those subtle (or not-so-subtle) hints he or she has been dropping for month...
12:05 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Redbox Instant Opens Invites, Prepares for Netflix Face-Off
Redbox Instant by Verizon has started letting people register for an access code to use the $8-a-month unlimited streaming movies service.More About: Entertainment, Movies, films, netflix, redbox, red...
12:04 am GMT - Thu, December 20, 2012
Mashable Evernote Food App Adds Recipe Features, Finally Comes to iPad
Evernote is updating its food app for iPhone and releasing an iPad version just in time for the holidays.More About: evernote...
11:51 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable For Double-Amputee Marathoner, Social Media a Force for Inspiration
Noah Galloway awoke early one Christmas to learn that his left arm and leg were gone forever. Today, he's an accomplished endurance athlete who uses social media to inspire others.More About: Sports...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Law That Prevents Sharing Netflix Histories May Be Changing
The law that's preventing you from sharing your Netflix history may soon change. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would modify a law that restricts sharing a person's video...
11:18 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Share Your Chilliest Photos With Us
Although this may not be the coldest winter we've ever seen (and for some of you across the world, it may not be winter at all), December days still brought with them brisker days and longer nights in...
11:17 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable John McAfees Exploits Hurt the McAfee Brand, Study Says
Even though he hasn't been affiliated with the company that bears his name for 18 years, John McAfee's recent run-in with the law in Belize has hurt the brand, according to a study.YouGov's BrandIndex...
11:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Twitter Suspends, Then Reactivates, Top Anonymous Account
Twitter on Wednesday suspended @YourAnonNews, an Anonymous-affiliated account with 750,000 followers. The handlers behind the suspended account quickly migrated to @YANBackUp, which was set up for jus...
11:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 10 Gifts for People You Hate
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10:41 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable The 10 Worst People on the Internet in 2012
1. Donald Trump The glorified Holiday Inn Express owner went mental on Twitter during the run-up to the election and hasnt recovered since (if he was ever right to being...
10:40 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Watch the Real-Life Fruit Ninja Juice Sweet Enemies
If you're a fan of the popular Fruit Ninja game, then get ready to be diced with delight in this real-life version of the Halfbrick Studios mobile favorite.This fan-made video is sweet. So epic that y...
10:14 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 16 Things You Forgot Happened in 2012
1. GoDaddy Supported SOPA and Faced the Consequences Technically this debacle took place in the last week of 2011, but the backlash lasted well into 2012. GoDaddy, the p...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable New COPPA Rules Will Allow Facebook to Advertise to Children
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, is the set of rules protecting the privacy of all Internet users younger than 13. COPPA's rules have mostly stayed the same since 2000, but the ...
09:49 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Potentially Habitable Planet Is Only 12 Light-Years Away
A sun-like star in our solar system's backyard may host five planets, including one perhaps capable of supporting life as we know it, a new study reports.Astronomers have detected five possible alien ...
09:38 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Give an iTunes Gift Card to Your Most Choosy Chum
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.Troubled over what to give your most eclectic friend? The newest album you...
09:37 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 12 Funniest Parents Shouldnt Text Messages of 2012
Parents say the darnedest things, don't they? At least when they attempt to text. Here's a look at the most hilarious things they sent you this year.More About: Parents Shouldn't Text, Text, humor, te...
09:30 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Apple Users Flock to iOS 6 After Google Maps Launch
In line with what was expected, new data has revealed that many iPhone users finally upgraded to iOS 6 when Google Maps finally launched its app week.In fact, according to mobile ad company MoPub and ...
09:28 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Come Join Our Team: Mashable Is Hiring
Mashable is recruiting candidates for full-time positions and internships based in New York and London. Were looking for resourceful and driven candidates for a range of exciting positions in design,...
09:21 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Watch the Mashup You Wait for Every Year: 25 of 2012s Best Songs
The sixth video in the annual "United State of Pop" mashup series from Jordan Roseman -- a.k.a. laptop-based DJ Earworm -- has arrived ahead of schedule. More About: DJ Earworm, Entertainment, Music, ...
09:17 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable The Walking Dead Lessons on Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse
Friday is the apocalypse and if the rapture is ushered forth by a zombie overtaking, you may want to take heed of this PSA parody.In a mashup of AMC's The Walking Dead and a viral PSA by the Melbourne...
08:53 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Twitter Begins Rolling Out Downloadable Tweets to All Users
Twitter confirmed Wednesday that it has begun rolling out the ability to download all of your tweets. "Today, were introducing the ability to download your Twitter archive, so youll get all your Tweet...
08:50 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 4 Things to Know Before Hiring a PR Agency
PR agencies can be a fantastic resource for budding entrepreneurs. But before you start signing monthly retainers, keep these four things in mind.More About: advertise, journalists, promotion...
08:41 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable See Mini Spider-Man Cast His Web on Barack Obama
Not even Barack Obama can escape the web of Spider-Man. White House photographer Pete Souza released the adorable photo of the president playing superhero for a TIME magazine profile. The shot was tak...
08:27 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable How Red Bull Takes Content Marketing to the Extreme
James O'Brien writes for The Content Strategist, a digital magazine by Contently, the leading technology company for brand publishing tools and talent.The button is five stops in, counting from the le...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Cinemagrams Picks for 13 Incredible GIFs of 2012
You couldn't have had 2012 without GIFs (no really, without them the year would just vanish into cultural oblivion). And while the animated bits of filmography were left to the bloggers and tech types...
08:12 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Report: No YouTube-Inspired Protests Before Benghazi Attack
An independent investigation of the deadly Sept. 11 attack on an American consolate in Benghazi, Libya released Tuesday confirmed what has already been widely reported: There was no YouTube-inspired p...
08:01 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable FTC Wont Make Decision in Google Antitrust Case Until Next Year
The Federal Trade Commission will not make a decision in its antitrust investigation into Google this year, according to multiple reports. Both Bloomberg and The New York Times report hearing from sou...
07:59 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Hubble Snaps Photo of Christmas Ornament Nebula
The Hubble Space Telescope delivered holiday cheer in the form of NGC 5189, a nebula that resembles a Christmas ornament wrapped in a festive ribbon. More About: Hubble, NASA, pics, space...
07:48 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 45% of Social Networkers Engage With Brands Online, Says Study
Some 45% of people on social networks say they have interacted with a brand through social media over the previous three months, according to a new study.More About: Marketing, forrester...
07:24 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Doomsday 2012: Watch the End of the World Live Online
Anyone worried that the world will come to an end Friday (Dec. 21) can scan the heavens online this week for any signs of death from above.The online Slooh Space Camera will broadcast a series of live...
07:18 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable President Barack Obama is TIMEs Person of the Year
U.S. President Barack Obama is TIME's person of the year for 2012. In a lengthy piece explaining the choice, TIME highlights the fact that Obama won the 2012 elections contrary to many experts' predic...
07:14 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable How Social Media and Viral Marketing are Saving the Film Industry
With the rise of online piracy, the film industry's annual ticket sales have been on a downward trend for the past decade. Yet, the silver screen has managed to stay afloat because of the very thing t...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Reddit Founder Backs Parking Reservation System ParkWhiz
Among the little-known facts about Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit is that during college, he worked in a parking garage. Perhaps that's one of the reasons he has investored in ParkWhiz, a Ch...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 2012 Was the Year of News on YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC]
Superstorm Sandy, the presidential election, Red Bull's Stratos space jump -- what do they all have in common? Millions of people watched or uploaded video of them to YouTube this year. "When somethin...
05:44 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Video of Golden Eagle Snatching Baby Goes Viral
A video of an eagle snatching a baby has gone viral on YouTube and Facebook. In the video, uploaded by user MrNuclearCat, the author is filming the huge bird as it's circling over a meadow. Suddenly, ...
03:55 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Samsung Dethrones Nokia as Top Cellphone Brand in 2012, Beats Apple
Samsung has ended Nokia's 14-year reign, dethroning the Finnish company to become the top cellphone brand in 2012, according to a new report.The Korean electronics giant is expected to capture 29% of ...
02:30 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable GM to Unveil Cadillac ELR Electric Coupe Next Month
General Motors will unveil its 2014 Cadillac ELR electric coupe on Jan. 15 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the company announced Tuesday. Aside from the car being "design dri...
01:35 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable How World Landmarks Look in Apple vs. Google Maps
1. Eiffel Tower - Paris, France When Apple Maps launched in September, there was a funny picture of the Eiffel Tower looking like it had been run over by a gigantic stea...
12:27 pm GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Fig Wellness App Reminds You to Drink Water, Call Your Mom
Life can be overwhelming. It's easy to slip up, stress out, binge on pizza, skip the gym and skimp on sleep over and over again.Consider Fig a health and wellness app released Tuesday for iOS and And...
11:26 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable These Tiny Robots Can Self-Assemble into Different Shapes
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder developed a series of ping pong ball-sized robots that can self-assemble into a variety of shapes. More About: Newsy, robots, videos...
10:28 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable LEGO Santa Claus is One Tough Dude
Santa Claus is coming to town, and he kind of looks like he can destroy it. Hope you've been nice, or he's decking you instead of your halls. Cartoonist Mark Anderson built these Christmas-themed Sant...
09:28 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Apps That Will Save You From the Zombie Apocalypse
This infographic could literally be a life-saver! It includes the apps you'll need to survive in the event of a zombie apocalypse. More About: App, infographics...
08:31 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Radio Pulls Keshas Die Young After Newtown Shooting, She Tweets Reaction
Kesha's "Die Young," the number three song on Billboard, is drastically losing radio airplay in the wake of Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.More About: Connecticut, Entertainment, Kesha...
07:32 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Experience The New Years Eve Ball Drop in Tumblr GIFs
Don't worry about missing out on the ball drop action this New Year's Eve if you accidentally begin to snooze a few minutes before midnight. Tumblr has you covered. This year, Tumblr is pairing up wit...
06:43 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Awesome Teen Wins Fight Against Sexist Easy-Bake Ovens
A thirteen-year-old girl from Garfield, N.J., has made the world a better place for young chefs by persuading a giant toy company to reinvent the iconic Easy-Bake Oven toy. Hasbro will unveil black, s...
06:24 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable How Social Media, Mobile Are Playing a Bigger Part in Healthcare
Google search has become part of our medical check-up these days. If you browse WebMD, Google or various online forums for answers before a doctor visit, you're not alone. It's tempting to see if we c...
05:51 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Zuck Gives $500 Million in Facebook Stock to Charity
Mark Zuckerberg announced his and wife Priscilla's second major charitable contribution to date -- a gift of 18 million Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The gift was announc...
05:51 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Zuckerberg Gives $500 Million in Facebook Stock to Charity
Mark Zuckerberg announced his and wife Priscilla's second major charitable contribution to date -- a gift of 18 million Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The gift was announc...
05:38 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable This Aint Over: National Geographic Goes Dark on Instagram
Think Kevin Systrom's sort-of apology and walkback from Instagram's new privacy policy ended the controversy? Think again. For many prominent users, until they see his updated terms of service, this w...
05:34 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Inside The Voice Social Media Engine That Powered Season 3
What makes The Voice social media engine tick? We went backstage to find out how the show keeps viewers engaged online. These stats might surprise you.More About: Christina Milian, Entertainment, Musi...
05:24 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Zucks Wedding Photographer: Where Instagram Went Wrong
Disappointed about the new Instagram privacy policy? Mark Zuckerberg's wedding photographer is. See what he had to say about it.More About: Facebook, instagram, terms of service...
05:24 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Zuckerbergs Wedding Photographer: Where Instagram Went Wrong
Disappointed about the new Instagram privacy policy? Mark Zuckerberg's wedding photographer is. See what he had to say about it.More About: Facebook, instagram, terms of service...
05:05 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable See the Winner of Mashables Caption Contest
Last week we asked our witty readers to caption this comic. After sorting through submissions on the Mashable comic and via Twitter using the #mashcomic hashtag, we deemed one reader's caption worthy ...
04:43 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 5 Key Lessons Tim Cook Learned in 2012
Tim Cook ends his first full calendar year as Apple CEO a new man. Here's what he learned, and how he can use those lessons to move Apple forward.More About: apple, steve jobs, tim cook...
04:32 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Neil Patrick Harris Preys on Unsuspecting Puppets
Neil Patrick Harris' puppet dreams take a turn for the creepy in the actor's latest video installment for Nerdist. The puppet parody of To Catch a Predator was eerily spot on. SEE ALSO: Neil Patrick ...
04:14 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 5 Free Alternatives to Instagram
1. Streamzoo Streamzoo lets you follow users (@) or subjects (#) and incorporates a badge and reward system to encourage participation in the community. Choose from 20 f...
03:58 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Smartphone Lab Detects Allergens in Food
A smartphone that can be transformed into a lab with the ability to detect food allergens is the latest in add-on technology from inventor Aydogan Ozcan. He and his researchers are creating prototypes...
03:40 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Is This Instagrams Netflix Moment?
Just a day after Instagram announced its new privacy policy, users are outraged. Celebrities who once flocked to the photo-sharing site in droves are reconsidering how they use the service and competi...
03:30 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Instagram Vows: We Wont Use Your Photos in Ads
Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom vowed Tuesday to remove language from the service's privacy policy that seemed to say Instagram was going to allow user pictures to be employed in advertising."The l...
03:27 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Goodbye Gossip Girl, Social Media Pioneer
As fans and critics rehash the last six seasons of The CW's Gossip Girl after Monday's finale, most recollect the cutting edge fashion, the soap opera-like plot lines that went downhill over time, and...
03:26 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Deck the Halls With These 15 Muppet Christmas Songs
'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' -- feat. John Denver Simple, yet awesomely soothing. Rowlf and John De...
03:04 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable NRA Breaks Social Silence With First Tweet Since Newtown Shooting
The National Rifle Association broke its four-day social media silence Tuesday by announcing via Twitter a "major news conference" in Washington, D.C. set for Friday. In a linked release, the NRA prom...
02:56 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Instagram, Treat My Work With Respect. Love, Your Biggest Fan
Power Instagrammer John de Guzman says the devoted online community is outraged over the updated Terms of Service. Here's why Instagram may lose some of its most active users.More About: instagram, ph...
02:52 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Brain-Powered Robot Helps Paralyzed Woman Take Control
Jan Scheuermann is paralyzed from the neck down, but with the help of a robotic arm controlled by her brain, she's now able to pour herself a glass of water to drink. Lancet Medical Journal ran a stud...
02:35 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Instagram Responds: We Hear You
Faced with a rising tide of user backlash over its new privacy policy and terms of service, Instagram sent an olive branch Tuesday. And it did so on the service where most of its critics are talking: ...
02:27 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Heres How Police Get a Suspects Facebook Information
When major media outlets (incorrectly) identified the name of the suspect in Friday's elementary school massacre, journalists immediately flocked to Facebook to learn more about him. Pictures, status ...
02:20 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable FTC Complaint Says SpongeBob App Violates COPPA
SpongeBob is taking a temporary leave from the Krusty Krab -- at least in the app game SpongeBob Diner Dash for iOS. The Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), a nonprofit advocacy group, filed a formal ...
01:49 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Mashable SmartBash Is Coming to CES in Las Vegas
It's that time of the year when nearly everyone you know in tech unites together in one of the most exciting cities of the world: Las Vegas. Once again, Mashable is returning to CES, and this time we'...
01:40 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 15 Celebrities Outraged by Instagrams Privacy Policy
Instagram's new Terms of Service, which starting January would allow the photo-sharing app to sell your images to advertisers, has sparked outrage from celebs.More About: Entertainment, Facebook, TV, ...
01:20 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable The Color-Coordinated Romney Family Christmas Card
It's good to see that the election loss hasn't hindered the Romneys' ability to color-coordinate. We thought Christmas colors were red and green, but looks like the Romneys prefer non-traditional sher...
01:08 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Boycott Instagram: Anonymous Joins the Backlash
A day after Instagram's brazen new privacy policy landed on our virtual desks with a thud, the Interwebs are a-flurry with outrage and opposition. Much of that outrage was taking place on Twitter, whe...
01:04 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Why Its Time to Get Excited About Digital Advertising
Native advertising not only represents a way for advertisers to reach an engaged audience, but also allows us to do work that our readers love.More About: Advertising, mobile advertising, native adver...
12:51 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable When the Air Force Wanted to Nuke the Moon
In 1958, the U.S. Air Force considered nuking the Moon for science... and political might.More About: NASA, U.S. government, history, moon, space...
12:34 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable 10 Nerdy Deals to Grab at ThinkGeek
These are the sales you’re looking for. Nerd swag site ThinkGeek is offering holiday clearance discounts up to 75% off. So if you still haven’t picked out a gift for that special Vulcan or...
12:15 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable Instagram Sex Account Sparks Student Riots in Sweden
At least 27 high school students in Sweden were arrested Tuesday following riots reportedly sparked by an Instagram account posting rumors about classmates’ sexual activity. The Instagram accoun...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, December 19, 2012
Mashable All 3,600 British Airways Pilots Will Soon Have iPads
Tablets are taking flight at major airlines, with British Airways now rolling out Apple iPads to all 3,600 of its pilots. As part of the airlines $8.1 billion investment to deploy iPads to cabin crew ...
11:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable This Camera Adds the Photographer to Group Shots
Say “cheese!” and snap a photo at the same time. If you’re always behind the camera, you’ve likely missed out on a bunch of photos shared onto Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. ...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Why Entrepreneurs Are Competing for $37 From This Startup Incubator
The most talked-about new startup fund offers less money to entrepreneurs than many parents give their kids for an allowance.More About: pinboard, startup...
11:16 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Aviarys Photo-Editing App Downloaded 2 Million Times Since Last Weekend
Aviary, the mobile photo-editing firm that inked a deal to provide filters for Twitter last week, announced that there have been 2 million downloads of its app since last weekend.Avi Muchnick, CEO of ...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Glowing Surfaces Will Replace Traditional Light Bulbs
The living space of the future will glow thanks to a versatile form of light that can be integrated into furniture or painted onto walls. The environmentally-friendly, thin, efficient Organic Light-Em...
11:02 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 10 Risky Photos That Will Inspire and Terrify You
Scuba Diving "Scuba diving with wild sharks at the floor of the Atlantic ocean"-PjackieClick here to view this gallery.The Mashable Photo Challenge prompt was "risk-tak...
11:01 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Grammys Launches Twitter Chat Series With Female Musicians
Twitter will bring conversations from music's popular and emerging female artists -- such as Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire -- to your Twitter stream.More About: 55th Grammy Awards, Celebritites, En...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable This $35 Computer Is an Interactive Gift for Geeky Kids
For the programmer-to-be in your life, the $25 Raspberry Pi is a big deal in a small package.More About: Gadgets, Gift of the Day, Raspberry Pi, holidays 2012...
10:32 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Facebook Reportedly Planning to Run Video Ads in Its News Feed
In a move sure to annoy some users but potentially please investors, Facebook is planning to introduce video ads in the first half of next year, according to report.Citing "several industry executives...
10:32 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable FCC Launches Tool to Ward Off Mobile Security Threats
To help consumers protect mobile devices and ward off security threats, the FCC is stepping in with a new tool called the "Smartphone Security Checker."More About: Mobile, fcc, security, smartphone...
10:21 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable The 12 Memes of Christmas
Christmas is that special time of year when we gather 'round the fire with loved ones to demonstrate our shared affections with gifts. As for the other 364 days of the year, we normally show our fondn...
09:52 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable GifBooms 15 Coolest GIFs of 2012
1. Zoo Prankster Image courtesy of GifBoom, ChristaculerClick here to view this gallery.GIFs reveled in a big year in 2012 and apps like GifBoom have made the GIF creati...
09:41 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 6 Search Engines for Social Good
1. Benelab Founded by Seattle teenager Jack Kim during his freshman year of high school, Benelab donates 100% of it revenues to charity. The search engine is powered by ...
09:37 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable $1.7 Billion in Gift Cards Will Go Unspent This Year
Consumers are getting better at squeezing every last penny in value out of the gift cards they receive as holiday presents, new research shows. And a pretty penny that is, indeed. The savings from red...
09:28 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Want to Learn Anything? Use This Site
Non-profit Khan Academy's goal is to make informative content readily accessible by anyone. And it's already changing people's lives worldwide.More About: Lifestyle, Tech Innovators Series, education,...
09:27 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Google Brings Ancient Bible Scrolls, Ten Commandments Online
Google is making it much easier yet again to see ancient scripture right in the comfort of your own home. More About: Google...
09:23 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Pillow Remote Control Could Be Coming to a Couch Near You
You'll never lose your remote control between cushions again with the Pillow Remote Control, a plush addition to your couch.Inside the comfy casing is a six-in-one universal remote, which you can prog...
09:22 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Unproduced Film Scripts Revealed on Twitter
The Black List, an annual ranking of most-liked unproduced screenplays, unleashed its top 10 scripts 1-by-1 in tweets. A Twitter chat is set for Tuesday.More About: Entertainment, Lists, Twitter, film...
09:14 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Heres a Tiny Printer for Your Smartphone
When Andy Muldowney created the Kickstarter campaign for mPrinter, "an analog printer for a digital world," he posted a goal of $10,000. Seventy-two hours later, the campaign raised $20,000 in pledges...
09:12 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Drink Up: HBO to Release Game of Thrones Beer
HBO has teamed up with Brewery Ommegang in New York to release four Game of Thrones-inspired beers to promote the hit TV show. WinterIsComing.net reports that the first beer, Iron Throne Blonde Ale, w...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable FTC Investigation Targets Mysterious Data Brokers
The Federal Trade Commission is launching an investigation of data brokers that collect your personal information from public and private sources and sell it to ad agencies and other companies, it ann...
08:56 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Google+ Testing Social Sharing Bar
Google is testing a social side bar on certain websites, allowing users to chat on the page and opening up the stage for a bigger advertising stream.More About: Google, meebo...
08:48 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable James Franco Back to Promote Samsungs Galaxy Camera
James Franco plays an Ashton Kutcher-like role in this new ad for Samsung's Galaxy Camera.While Franco's previous ad for Samsung's Galaxy 10.0 tablet played on the actor's famous multitasking, in the ...
08:41 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Twitter Now Has More Than 200 Million Monthly Active Users
Twitter has passed 200 million monthly active users, the company announced in a tweet Tuesday.More About: Twitter...
08:35 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Watch Russell Brand Interview the Westboro Baptist Church
The controversial Westboro Baptist Church made headlines this week after announcing it would be protesting the funerals of those killed during Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newt...
08:32 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Dinosaurs Had Christmas Trees
Conifers haven't spruced up their DNA nearly as much as flowering plants since the two lines diverged from each other approximately 300 million years ago.More About: Christmas, DNA, Dinosaurs, Science...
07:54 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Samsung Announces 5-Inch Galaxy Grand
Samsung has announced a new 5-inch smartphone called the Galaxy Grand.Despite the name, it's a mid-range device, with a slightly disappointing 800 x 480 screen resolution, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor...
07:54 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable The Notorious M.O.M.? Brit Mom Raps for Fiat
Don't mess with this British mom. She wears her nursing bra like a bullet-proof vest and swapped her sexy handbag for a snot-stained sack. Her crew also includes her bitches (two West Highland Terrier...
07:38 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 10 Christmassy Cases for Your iPhone
1. Snowman Case for iPhone 5 The snowman would make a friendly-looking case. Cost: $30Click here to view this gallery.If you like to accessorize to suit the season, cons...
07:38 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Apple Reportedly in Talks With Foursquare to Add Local Data to Maps
Apple has been in talks with Foursquare for several weeks to add the check-in service's local data to maps.More About: apple, foursquare, maps...
07:23 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Starbucks Twitter Hashtag Campaign Becomes Forum for Brand-Bashing
A seemingly innocuous Starbucks Twitter campaign in the UK backfired on the coffee giant when critics used the #SpreadTheCheer hashtag to bash the brand.To compound the embarrassment, the tweets were ...
07:02 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Snapkeys Is a New Take on the Virtual Keyboard
Snapkeys, a whole new take on the virtual keyboard, officially launched in beta Tuesday. Rather than use the traditional QWERTY layout for keys on the screen of your Android phone or tablet, Snapkeys ...
06:49 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable YouTube: Heres How We Just Became Your iPhones Video Camera
YouTube Capture Click here to view this gallery.YouTube Headquarters in San Bruno, Calif. is a bustling place these days. And Mashable happened to be there on a particu...
04:58 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Updates Android App to Support Tablets
Tumblr's Android app now supports tablets, the blogging platform announced Monday. In addition to accommodating larger screens, the latest update also brings a new tags page and an alphabetical "follo...
03:31 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Judge Rejects Apples Request for Permanent Ban of Samsung Smartphones
Judge Lucy Koh has denied Apple's request for a permanent injunction against Samsung smartphones, Reuters reported. Apple had been awarded $1.05 billion in damages in an August verdict. The trial's ju...
02:29 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Sony Xperia Jelly Bean Update Schedule Revealed
Sony revealed the Android 4.1 update schedule for its 2012 Xperia smartphones on Monday.Sony Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V will be getting the Jelly Bean update "during February and March," while X...
02:04 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Gangnam Style is YouTubes Top Trending Video of 2012
What were you watching in 2012? No need to rack your brain because YouTube has the answer: It's "Gangnam Style." The addictive dance hit by South Korean singing sensation Psy was the video-sharing sit...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Watch the Most Awkward Blind Dates Ever
Few people utter the phrase, "Blind dates are so fun." After the initial moments of awkwardness upon meeting, more awkwardness follows. To cope, daters use fake smiles to pass the silence, and there's...
11:58 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable The Voice Pays Tribute to Newtown Victims with Hallelujah Chorus
Cast members of The Voice, including judges Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green, commemorated victims of the Newtown, Conn. shooting by singing "Hallelujah" on the show's f...
10:59 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Turn Your Video-Game Consoles Into a Retro Arcade With This Device
Gamers who miss the old-school feel of joysticks and buttons will rejoice in a new device that connects arcade controls to modern video-game consoles.Kade is an open-source arcade interface that suppo...
09:57 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable What if Charlie Brown Was More Like Louis C.K.? [NSFW]
Good grief, Charlie Brown, you're looking a little worn out. When our favorite Peanuts character gets a personality transformation la comedian Louis C.K., the unimaginable happens -- he gets even mor...
09:57 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable What if Charlie Brown Was Like Louis C.K.? [NSFW]
Good grief, Charlie Brown, you're looking a little worn out. When our favorite Peanuts character gets a personality transformation la comedian Louis C.K., the unimaginable happens -- he gets even mor...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Yogs App Makes Sure Youll Always Have Someone to Go Jogging With
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: YogOne-Liner Pitch...
07:59 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Which Camera Are You Hoping for This Holiday? [POLL]
Which camera do you want for a holiday gift? Take our poll and tell us!More About: Nikon, Samsung Galaxy Camera, cameras...
07:29 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 50 Shows With the Most Social Buzz in 2012
If you follow Trendrr‘s social TV rankings week-to-week, then you’ve grown familiar with some of the programs on the list, even if you don’t watch them regularly. Now it’s time...
06:59 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Heres How Your Smartphone Is Ruining Your Sex Life
What's the first thing you do when you hop into bed at night? If you're tweeting or checking Facebook right before bed, you're likely killing your sex life.Late-night web browsing causes individuals t...
06:43 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable NFL Star Spars With Fans on Twitter Over Newtown School Massacre
NFL star Ray Rice got into it with fans on Twitter, arguing about the importance of fantasy football compared the the Newtown school massacre. More About: Sports, nfl...
06:27 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Air Travelers Say Low Ticket Price Trumps Wi-Fi
In-flight Wi-Fi is one perk you're willing do without this holiday season, according to a new study. With all the presents and food you'll need to buy this holiday season, if you're buying airfare too...
06:13 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Instagram Will Basically Sign Your Life Away
Instagram appears to be going through a sea change in popular perception at the moment -- and not one for the better. First came founder Kevin Systrom's active and combative decision to cut support fo...
05:59 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 8 Ways Kids Can Digitally Connect With Santa
1. Portable North Pole Use the Portable North Pole app to send your daughter, son, niece or nephew a personalized message from Santa while he's preparing for his Christm...
05:48 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable JetBlue Delivers Cousins Goodbye Letter to Newtown Childs Funeral
Noah Pozner's mother wanted to bury handwritten notes from his family members with her son, a 6-year-old victim of Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.This might not have been a challenge f...
05:20 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Will Sliding Images Make Captcha Less Annoying?
Startup Minteye says its sliding, image-based Captcha is simpler to use and a potential money maker.More About: captcha, security...
05:02 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Racist Obama Tweet Gets College Football Player Booted From Team
A racist tweet about President Obama got Bradley Patterson kicked off the University of North Alabama football team. More About: Sports, college sports...
04:44 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 1 Million Sign Digital Sympathy Card for Sandy Hook Victims
An online card for Sandy Hook Elementary shooting victims on activism platform Causes has amassed a huge number of online signatures.More than 1 million people have signed the Sandy Hook Elementary Sc...
04:31 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Window-Cleaning Robot Ready to Suck Your Glass
Ecovacs' new window-cleaning robot, Winbot 7, uses suction to hang onto and clean your dirty windows.More About: CES 2013, robots...
04:08 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Heres What a Facebook Gift Looks Like
Facebook Package The FedEx package that showed up had Facebook Gifts branding in the top corner.Click here to view this gallery.Last week, Facebook rolled out its own ph...
03:44 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Grumpy Cat Tattoo Could Impress Even the Crankiest Kitty
Grumpy Cat now has a permanent way to spread her grouchy bits of a delight. Redditor trippindicular spotted this feisty feline ink at Philly's Deep Six Laboratory Tattoo Shop.SEE ALSO: Heyyy Crazy Lad...
03:30 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 7 Lessons From Random Steve Jobs Encounters
It's been just a little over a year since Steve Jobs passed away. And while his legacy lives on through Apple products, stories about the man himself also continue to be shared.In fact, 2012's most po...
03:07 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal With a Beer Can
Weak Wi-Fi is a fate worse than death.Not really, but it's pretty annoying. Thick walls and metal objects can mean the difference between streaming Netflix and '90s dial-up.Fortunately, our friends at...
02:50 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Homer Becomes a Social Gaming Addict in Latest Simpsons Episode
Homer Simpson becomes hopelessly addicted to playing a game called "VillageVille" on his myPad, in Sunday night's episode of The Simpsons, as the comedy takes a stab at popular Zynga Facebook games.Ho...
02:37 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable NBA Players and Old People Make for Adorable Instagrams
This just in from the Department of D'aww: NBA players working out senior citizens in the name of healthy living is adorable Instagram material. More About: NBA, Sports...
02:34 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Mashables 35 Top Songs of 2012
When putting together a list of the top songs of 2012, it is impossible to ignore how Carly Rae Jepsen's star experienced a meteoric rise thanks to YouTube (and the proclivity of its audience to creat...
02:22 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable DJ Deadmau5 Proposes on Twitter
Music producer Deadmau5 used Twitter over the weekend for his marriage proposal to tattoo artist Kat Von D, the reality TV star from "Miami Ink" and "LA Ink."More About: Entertainment, Music, TV, Twit...
02:22 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable DJ Deadmau5 Proposes to Kat Von D on Twitter
Music producer Deadmau5 used Twitter over the weekend for his marriage proposal to tattoo artist Kat Von D, the reality TV star from "Miami Ink" and "LA Ink."More About: Entertainment, Music, TV, Twit...
02:11 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable MyFitnessPal Now Lets You Share Progress With Facebook Friends
Peer pressure can sometimes be a good thing. That's why apps and websites like MyFitnessPal, Fitbit and NikeFuel connect you with friends. You can also meet other users of your preferred fitness devic...
02:00 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Most Scared Man in the World Is Hilarious to Watch
Don't breathe too loudly because this guy will freak out. Jumpy does not even begin to describe this man who lives in a constant state of gullible terror. And it doesn't help that his coworkers are al...
01:45 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Dogs Sent to Newtown to Comfort Grieving
Seven K-9 Comfort Dogs were transported to Newton, Conn. to help grieving children and adults. Each dog has Twitter and Facebook to keep in touch.More About: dogs, newtown...
01:44 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Fan Storms Field to Hug Soccer God Messi
In one of the sweetest mid-game field rushes ever, this fan just wanted to hug Messi and show his appreciation for the best soccer player of our generation. More About: Sports, Watercooler, soccer...
01:32 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable 12 Free Shipping Deals for Last-Minute Shoppers
1. Amazon Online retail giant Amazon is offering free expedited shipping on over 150,000 items. Image courtesy of AmazonClick here to view this gallery.Christmas is next...
01:24 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable What Is the Fiscal Cliff? These 7 YouTube Videos Break it Down
1. The 'Wall Street Journal' The Wall Street Journal's David Wessel gives a run down of what you should know a...
01:24 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable U.S. Mobile Ad Spending to Reach $4 Billion by End of Year, Study Says
Facebook and Twitter spent a good part of 2012 talking up their "native" mobile ad products -- and marketers, it appears, have been paying attention.On Monday, eMarketer adjusted its end-of-year mobil...
01:13 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Facebook Embraces Local Search Via Nearby Updates for Mobile
Facebook has rolled out a new updates to its "Nearby" tab on apps, allowing users to find places near them based on friend "likes" and recommendations.More About: Facebook, Mobile, local search...
01:05 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Are We Living Inside a Computer Simulation?
The popular film trilogy, The Matrix, presented a cyberuniverse where humans live in a simulated reality created by sentient machines.Now, a philosopher and team of physicists imagine that we might re...
01:05 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Safe for Work: 20 Gift Ideas for Colleagues
Floppy Disk Post-it Notes For $3.99, you can help your colleague throwback to the tech of yesteryear, with colorful post-it notes shaped like 3.5" floppy disks. It's a s...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Google Maps for iOS Downloaded More Than 10 Million Times
Google Maps became the top free app in the Apple App Store just a few hours after it was released late Wednesday. Now, we know just how popular the app has really been.Jeff Huber, the SVP of geo and c...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Hacker Commandeers Westboro Twitter Account
The personal Twitter account of Westboro Baptist Church member Shirley Phelps-Roper was hacked Monday morning, two days after the group announced it would protest at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Ne...
12:39 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable YouTube Releases Video Recording App for iOS
YouTube has introduced YouTube Capture, an iOS app that lets you shoot videos and then share them on social networks.The app, which is set to go live Monday afternoon, will make it easier to upload vi...
12:35 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Dont Miss the Weekends Funniest NFL Highlight
At the cost of his glasses and a blow to the face, this older gentleman helped produce Sunday's best slapstick NFL moment. More About: Watercooler, nfl, sport...
12:17 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable I Am Adam Lanzas Mother Author Says Nothing New on Today
Following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Friday, Liza Long wrote on her blog, The Anarchist Soccer Mom, about her experience raising a mentally ill son. The post went viral under the tit...
12:17 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable RIM Sends Out BlackBerry 10 Launch Invites
Research in Motion (RIM) on Monday sent out press invites for its BlackBerry 10 global launch event. RIM will officially unveil BlackBerry 10 to the public Jan. 30, 2013.Taking a page from Microsoft's...
12:08 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Martin Scorsese to Direct HBOs Bill Clinton Documentary
HBO is teaming up with Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese to create a documentary about Bill Clinton, the 42nd U.S. president.More About: Bill Clinton, Entertainment, Politics, TV, documen...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, December 18, 2012
Mashable Facebook Chat: Talk Tech With Mashables Christina Warren
Join us now for the live tech Q&A on Facebook.The holidays have arrived, which probably means that many of you are in panic mode as you try to figure out the best gifts to get your friends and fa...
11:49 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 8 Things Your Startup Needs to Do Before the End of the Year
While this is undeniably a busy time of year, here are eight things every small business should do as he or she closes out the year.More About: Business, Small Business, Startups, Year End 2012, contr...
11:42 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Burberry Teaser Ad Catapults Romeo Beckham to Twitter Fame
Romeo Beckham, the 10-year-old son of football star David Beckham and designer Victoria Beckham, is making his modeling debut in Burberry's Spring/Summer 2012 campaign, the British design house announ...
11:30 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Guy Will Change His Name to Headsetsdotcom for $45,000
A man in Florida will legally change his last name to Headsetsdotcom after orchestrating an eBay-style auction that allowed a person or company to buy the rights to his name for one year.Jason Sadler ...
11:30 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Hulu Now Has More Than 3 Million Paying Subscribers
Hulu now has more than 3 million paying subscribers and will generate nearly $700 million in revenue this year, the company's CEO said in a blog post.More About: hulu...
11:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Christopher Walken Reads Twas the Night Before Christmas
Ok, so that isn't Christopher Walken, but it's pretty close. Either way, you can't complain when Kevin Pollak, who sounds as curmudgeonly robotic as Christopher Walken, reads you the best Christmas st...
11:04 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Irans Supreme Leader Wants to Be Your Facebook Friend
Facebook and many other social media websites have been blocked in Iran since they were famously used as tools to organize popular anti-government dissent. Despite this, and even as the country prepar...
11:04 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Coming Soon: Twitter Nielsen TV Ratings
Twitter is partnering with Nielsen to provide a "common benchmark" from which to measure a TV program's engagement. The "Nielsen Twitter TV Rating," as it will be known, will be available for the fall...
10:53 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Amazon Nabs Exclusive Shows From TNT
Amazon is seeking out exclusive content licensing deals with TV and film studios as it looks to beef up its $79-per-year Prime service against larger competitors such as Netflix.The company announced ...
10:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable A Netflix Subscription Will Please Anyone on Your Gift List
Presents have an expiration date batteries run out, beverages go bad, clothing gets worn down.Unless, of course, you choose a gift that keeps on giving for months after the celebration like a Netfli...
10:28 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Twin Probes Crash Into Moon Today: How to Watch Live
Two NASA moon probes are slated to slam into the rim of a lunar crater today (Dec. 17), and the space agency will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the dramatic action.The twin Grail spacecraft...
10:28 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Online Paywalls Are Here to Stay
Don't hold your breath for your favorite publishers to ditch their paywalls anytime soon. Nearly half of newspapers (48%) currently have paywalls on their websites as do more than a fifth of magazines...
10:07 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Pentagon Sets Out to Create the Ultimate Wireless Network
DARPA is setting out to create an ultra-fast wireless standard that matches or beats the abilities of today's fiber-optic networksMore About: DARPA, Pentagon, Wireless...
10:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 6 Ways to Get Free Shipping Every Time
If youve been procrastinating on your holiday shopping, youre in luck: Today is the fifth annual Free Shipping Day, when more than 1,300 merchants will provide free shipping, discounts and delivery by...
10:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Heyyy, Sexy Astronaut: NASA Does Gangnam Style
Are you tired of "Gangnam Style" parodies yet? No, of course you aren't. Especially when that video is a highly produced promotion of the daily work at NASA (go space!). "NASA Johnson Style" was creat...
09:52 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Watch New 2-Minute Star Trek Into Darkness Teaser
The new Star Trek Into Darkness teaser arrived Monday on iTunes, on the heels of the first nine minutes of the movie premiering Friday in 3D IMAX theaters.More About: Entertainment, Movies, Star Trek,...
09:48 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable NRA Flees Facebook, Twitter Following Sandy Hook Shooting
The National Rifle Association has abandoned its social media communities following Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The NRA's Facebook page has been shuttered and i...
09:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 5 Apps to Prevent Texting and Driving
We know it's dangerous, yet some of us still do it. Whether by sheer reflex or the need to know what is going on, checking a text at the wheel of our car is probably one of the most costly things we c...
09:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable ABC Makes This Seasons Shows Free Online
ABC is throwing full episodes of this season's shows, including its Golden Globe-nominated Nashville, on a dedicated "Catch Up" website and on its ABC Player mobile app this winter.Episodes of Castle,...
09:18 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Senator Wants to Keep Womens GPS Data Away From Stalkers
Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota is championing the cause of data privacy -- specifically, he wants to keep the smartphone locations of women and children a secret from stalkers and third-party companies....
09:18 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Scorpion Protein Illuminates Brain Tumors for Surgeons
Jim Olson, a pediatric neuro-oncologist at Seattle Childrens Hospital, was reviewing with his colleagues the case of a 17-year-old girl several years ago who had just undergone brain surgery to remove...
08:54 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Editor Picks Best GIFs of the Year
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08:42 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Jell-O Cashes in on the Mayan Apocalypse
Will Jell-O forestall the Mayan apocalypse? Let's hope so. The brand is positing that solution in the ad above in which the dessert serves as a sacrifice to please the gods. The brand will bolster the...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Turns Subway Car Into a Pink Nightmare
Microsoft's Surface tablet paints the inside of this subway car in bright pink. Avert your eyes.More About: Microsoft Surface Tablet, microsoft, tablets...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Viral Morgan Freeman Statement About Newtown Shooting Is Fake
A viral statement attributed to actor Morgan Freeman in the wake of the Newtown school shooting that left 20 children and 6 adults dead is a hoax. More About: Connecticut, Entertainment, Morgan Freema...
08:03 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Is the Creator of @Horse_Ebooks Playing Us for Fools?
Has @Horse_ebooks become self-aware? And has it started self-promoting?Some background: It is thought that @Horse_ebooks, the funny Twitter robot that chops and screws snippets of text from ebooks and...
08:03 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Instagram Now Shares Your Data With Facebook
Instagram has updated its privacy policy to reflect that the company was acquired by Facebook. In the preface to the changes, Instagram is quick to point out two important details -- users still choos...
07:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Looking for a Job? Check Out 160+ Openings at MTV 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...
07:35 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Apple Stock Dips Below $500 For First Time Since February
Apple's stock fell below $500 a share in pre-market trading Monday for the first time since February after Citigroup downgraded the stock to neutral.More About: apple, stocks...
07:35 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Free Shipping Day: Last Chance to Save With These 10 Tech Retailers
1. Best Buy Beef up your Blu-ray collection, get that video game you've been putting off or go on an all-out electronics spree with free shipping mainstay Best Buy. Imag...
07:11 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Facebook Reportedly to Release Its Own Snapchat Competitor
Facebook is preparing to release its own version of Snapchat, the photo and messaging app whose contents expire within 10 seconds, according to a report.The company plans to release the app "in the co...
05:15 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable HTC Reportedly Drops Plans for Large Windows Phone Device
HTC has given up on producing a large-screen Windows Phone-based smartphone, Bloomberg reports citing a source familiar with the project. The reasoning behind this decision lies in Windows Phone 8's m...
03:43 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Windows Phone 7.8 Starts Rolling Out to Nokia 800
Nokia has started rolling out its Windows Phone 7.8 software to some Nokia 800s, WP7.nl reports. Microsoft's not-quite-WP8 update for devices which launched with Windows Phone 7 will also be coming to...
01:37 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Quartz Grows Roots in Social, Mobile as Traffic Nears 1 Million
It's been nearly two months since The Atlantic Media Company launched Quartz, a digital-only news publication for business readers, and traffic is growing at a steady clip. The news site pulled in 840...
12:13 pm GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable iPhone 5 Sales Top 2 Million on First Weekend in China
Apple has sold more than 2 million units of the iPhone 5 in China, setting a new record for best first-weekend sales in the country.The Cupertino, Calif. company made the announcement Monday, just thr...
11:21 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 8 Family-Friendly Holiday Craft Tutorials on YouTube
1. Christmas Crafts for Kids This video is great for young children. Former elementary school teacher Cherie Do...
10:35 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Offensive Tweets Demand Sunday Night Football Over Obamas Newtown Speech
While many Americans gathered around their televisions to watch U.S. President Barack Obama pay tribute to the victims of the Newtown shooting, others complained on Twitter about missing Sunday Night ...
10:00 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable IBM: Computers Will See, Hear, Taste, Smell and Touch in 5 Years
Today's PCs and smartphones can do a lot -- from telling you the weather in Zimbabwe in milliseconds, to buying your morning coffee. But ask them to show you what a piece of fabric feels like, or to d...
09:28 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. There's poop on the moon. Apollo 11 left a lot of crap at Tranquility Base, both figurative and literal.Among the things untouched since 1969: a U.S. flag, a pair of ...
08:52 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Watch President Obamas Speech at Vigil for Newtown Victims
U.S. President Barack Obama expressed his sadness in a speech at Sunday night's vigil for the victims of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn.During the nearly 20-minute long address, Obama com...
08:00 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 10 Naughty Cats Versus Christmas Trees
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07:30 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Samuel L. Jackson Might Have Dropped the F-Bomb on SNL
There's some brouhaha brewing over whether or not actor Samuel L. Jackson said "Fuuuuuh" or actually uttered the f-bomb on Saturday Night Live's most recent episode. SNL cast member Kenan Thompson l...
06:32 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 22 Best Mac Apps of 2012
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05:27 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Amazons Monthly Visitors Could Fill 60 Disneylands
Imagine Amazon is a brick and mortar store, with a sprawling parking lot and front doors that slide open as you approach. As you step inside, what do you see?The number of products available on Amazon...
04:31 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Viral Video Recap Features Googles Year In Review
Cats, Felix Baumgartner, Psy and more cats -- this week's most popular and iconic videos feature everything from the inspiring to the adorable to the hilarious. Google compiled a Year In Review video ...
03:41 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Anonymous Publishes Personal Information of Westboro Church Group
Hacktivist group Anonymous published the personal information of members of the Westboro Baptist Church after the group announced on Saturday it would picket Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, C...
03:23 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable PicsArt Transforms Your Smartphone Pictures Into Works of Art
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02:49 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable 9 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
Strum Strum instantly turns your 15-second video clips into rock-and-roll masterpieces. The new video app comes with built-in filters, and when you add them to your vide...
02:26 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Gun Control Petition is Most Popular Ever Posted to White House Site
A petition asking the White House to immediately press Congress for tighter restrictions on gun ownership became the most popular ever posted to the White House "We the People" website after less than...
01:50 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
Cats, pop stars and camels. Check out this week's most retweeted Twitter pics. More About: One Direction, Twitter, entertainment industry, galleries, justin bieber...
01:14 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable How to Crowdsource Your Job Hunt
With social media tools and the interconnected web, much of this research can now be crowdsourced through social channels. More About: features, job search series, mashable...
12:43 am GMT - Mon, December 17, 2012
Mashable Top 5 Apps for Kids This Week
Chris Crowell is a veteran kindergarten teacher and contributing editor to Children’s Technology Review, a web-based archive of articles and reviews on apps, technology toys and video games. Dow...
11:20 pm GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable I Am Adam Lanzas Mother Post Sparks Intense Online Discussion
Liza Long has a profound situation on her hands. Her 13-year-old son scares her. She says he has serious mental health problems, and she writes about her struggle and its larger implications in an ess...
10:48 pm GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
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09:58 pm GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Twitter Rolls Out Downloadable Tweets to Select Users
You'll soon be able to download all of your tweets since you opened your account, and some lucky users have already started doing so. Twitter has begun a gradual rollout of the ability to download eve...
09:05 pm GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Huge Asteroids Earth Flyby Caught on Video
A new video captures the giant asteroid 4179 Toutatis tumbling through space on its flyby of Earth.The asteroid Toutatis video, which is about 40 seconds long, combines 64 radar images taken Wednesday...
08:22 pm GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Silent Night: SNL Presents a Moving Commemoration of Newtown Tragedy
Saturday Night Live presented the New York City Children's Chorus at the beginning of its live broadcast, singing a simple a cappella version of "Silent Night" in commemoration of the Newtown, Connect...
10:17 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Google Analytics Shows You What Bad Web Practices Look Like in Real Life
Using a series of cautionary (and hilarious) YouTube videos, Google Analytics shows examples of poor web design and digital marketing -- but in real life.Specifically, the service counsels companies o...
08:49 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Smartphone-Controlled Toilet Features Remote Lid, Speakers, App
From thermostats to televisions, modern smartphones can control a variety of home appliances. Now, you can add toilet to that list.Created by Japanese company Lixil under its INAX brand of products, t...
07:46 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable 8 Christmas Light Shows That Will Rock Your Stockings Off
The winter celebration of the evergreen tree is not a modern tradition — it extends back to pre-Christian times and to cultures all over the world. Maybe your holiday tradition involves stringin...
06:52 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Watch the Most Savage Spike in Volleyball History
Anytime a volleyball shot smacks not one, not two, but three opponents right in the face, you've got to consider that a pretty epic win. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
05:44 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Most Popular Celebrities on Social Media
Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber edged out Lady Gaga to take the title of reigning social-media king this week.With nearly 31.5 million Twitter followers, close to 49 million Facebook fans, and 3.2 bi...
04:45 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Piers Morgan Dedicates a RIP Tweet to Each Child Killed in Newtown Shooting
CNN TV host Piers Morgan dedicated a Rest in Peace tweet to each of the 20 children killed in the Newtown shooting and one tweet for the six adult victims.More About: Connecticut, Twitter, US, newtown...
03:47 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable NASA Video Proves the End of the World Isnt Coming Soon
Worried the end of the world is coming on Friday? This new NASA video will calm your fears.More About: NASA...
03:28 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable 4 Benefits of a Job Search Community
Some individuals relegate their job search to nothing more than the web. This current hiring climate calls for a job search that is far more involved. More About: community, features, job search serie...
02:41 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Bold Poker App Turns iPhones Into Playing Cards
Ever want to play cards and don't have a deck? A new app called Bold Poker turns your mobile devices into playing cards. More About: Newsy, poker...
01:53 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Exhausted? Survey Says 87% Are Overworking
Feeling overworked? You're not alone. In fact, according to a vast majority of a recent survey's 1,915 U.S. respondents, overworking has become the norm in today's workplace.The survey, conducted by s...
01:23 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Santa, Youre Gonna Need a Bigger Sleigh
Last year, eight in ten holiday shoppers planned to give gift cards for the holidays. We bet the numbers will be even higher this year, and wonder if that changes how big a bag Santa will need.Comic b...
01:04 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Users Flock to Mashable Comment Thread
Tumblr Is Down When Tumblr went down Wednesday evening, users flocked to Mashable to express their rage and disbelief.Click here to view this gallery.Where were you the ...
12:59 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable How Cellphones Are Changing School Emergency Plans
In the past, schools and cellphones didn't mix. Teachers saw them as a distraction, and many schools banned their use in the classroom. But in the wake of school shootings over the past 13 years, scho...
12:33 am GMT - Sun, December 16, 2012
Mashable UK Replaces Japan as World Leader in Mobile Use
The U.K. is now a global leader in the mobile market, with its residents who consume more data on their phones or tablets than any other country, according to an Ofcom report on mobile use. The U.K. u...
11:41 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Suggestive Samsung Commercial Puts Mrs. Claus on Naughty List
Fresh off the Samsung commercial featuring a wife beaming a suggestive video to her husband before a business trip, the manufacturer has rolled out another ad with a bit of a suggestive theme. But thi...
11:13 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable SantaCon: Thousands of Santas Overtake Cities Worldwide
No, you're not going crazy. There really are thousands of Santa Clauses riding the subway, crowding the bars and landmark-hopping all around your city today.In fact, the annual SantaCon event is happe...
10:43 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable 63 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
With 10 days until Christmas, for many this is the final stretch of the gift-buying season. As the stakes get higher for you, Mashable has focused our coverage to bring you all the best gift ideas fro...
10:01 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Nyan Cats Plan for Global Domination
What does a beloved 8-bit rainbow kitty do when it's won the whole Internet's heart? Time to start charming the real world.Nyan Cat and creator Chris Torres have launched an entire line of merchandis...
09:18 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Type Festivus Into Google for a Surprise for the Rest of Us
If you're a fan of Seinfeld, type "Festivus" into Google for a search results surprise "for the rest of us."Google is known for hiding visual messages in its search when certain keywords are used, suc...
09:18 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Type Festivus Into Google for Surprise for the Rest of Us
If you're a fan of Seinfeld, type "Festivus" into Google for a search results surprise "for the rest of us."Google is known for hiding visual messages in its search when certain keywords are used, suc...
08:53 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable What Were the Last Words Spoken on the Moon?
Forty years and one day ago, December 14 at 5:54:37 p.m. EST, humans left the moon for the last time. But how did the two men who made that departure -- taking their last small steps, their last great...
08:20 pm GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Social Media: The Newest Designer Drug
This just in: People really like using social media to interact. Oh wait, you probably already knew that. In fact, you're probably one of those people.To put it in perspective, there are about 7 billi...
09:29 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Internet Explorer Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Track Mouse Movements
A vulnerability in different versions of Microsoft's widely used browser Internet Explorer can allow hackers to track the movements of your mouse.This can potentially reveal sensitive data introduced ...
08:23 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Kickstarter Transit App Refunds Backers
OpenPlans, the group behind a transit app called Joyride, is ending production and reimbursing its Kickstarter backers. More About: Newsy, iphone, kickstarter, refunds, videos...
07:56 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable 5 Traits of an Advanced E-Commerce Site
There are basic features that every great e-commerce website has: product sorting, add to cart, guest checkout and order tracking.More About: UX, UX design, ecommerce...
07:26 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Google Homepage Offers Solemn Vigil for Newtown, Conn.
In the wake of the Friday shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., Google quietly sent its own thoughts to the victims, with a subtle single candle on its homepage. "Our hearts are with the...
06:51 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Cop Busted for Buying $15 iPhone From Another Officer
A NYPD police officer fell victim to his own force's sting operation when he purchased an iPhone from an undercover officer. More About: Newsy, iPhone 5, nypd, police, videos...
06:50 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable 10 Adorable Dog Outfits for the Holidays
1. PetHoliday by Top Paw Reindeer Outfit It's a rein-dog!Cost: From $8.49Click here to view this gallery.One of the many great things about the holiday season is that it...
05:56 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Leaked BlackBerry Handset Appears to Emulate iPhones Design
Photos of RIM's first handset that will run BlackBerry 10 -- the company's next operating system, which is scheduled for release in early 2013 -- landed on a Vietnamese forum this week. If the 18 phot...
05:29 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Dropbox for iOS Gets a New Coat of Paint
Dropbox For iOS Dropbox 2.0 for iOS offers new features and a fresh new design.Click here to view this gallery.Dropbox updated its iOS app on Friday with a whole new loo...
05:14 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways You Can Help Sandy Hook Shooting Victims Online
Friday morning's devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., took the lives of 27 people, at least 18 of whom are children under 10 years old. Watching the news unfold left...
05:14 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways You Can Help Sandy Hook Shooting Victims
Friday morning's devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., took the lives of 27 people, at least 18 of whom are children under 10 years old. Watching the news unfold left...
05:08 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Facebook Interns Probably Make More Money Than You
Facebook has reclaimed the top spot of best place to work in the U.S., according to Glassdoor's Employee Choice Awards, and it's got perks even for interns. Facebook's interns make between $5,600 and ...
04:34 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable How Schools Communicate With Parents During a Crisis
In the nightmare situation of Friday’s shooting in Newtown, Conn., how did parents communicate? How did the school inform parents about what was happening, if their children were safe and what t...
04:15 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable New Law Prohibits Loud Commercials
Lawmakers praised a new law that took effect on Thursday aimed at prohibiting commercials from playing at a louder volume than the programming they surround. The rules have been a long time coming. Pr...
03:47 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Police Use Social Media to Take Down Brooklyn Gang
The New York City Police Department and Kings County District Attorney announced this week they took down 41 members of a Bushwick, Brooklyn, gang — and social media helped them do it. New York ...
03:35 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Mass Effect Facebook Page Attacked Because Misidentified Shooting Suspect Liked It
Facebook users attacked the official Page for the video game "Mass Effect" after media misidentified a Facebook user as a suspect in Friday's shooting that left 26 people dead at a Connecticut element...
03:29 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Washington Post Moves Social Reader Off Facebook
The Washington Post Company has decided to move its Social Reader app -- which displays stories from Washington Post Co. publications and 90 other news organizations, including this one, on Facebook -...
03:18 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Covering CT Shootings: Lets Be Right, Not First
Stop. Listen. Think. I honestly believe there are no better words for today and for how we, as journalists, must approach the horrific elementary school shooting in Connecticut. More About: US, newtow...
03:18 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Covering Conn. Shootings: Lets Be Right, Not First
Stop. Listen. Think. I honestly believe there are no better words for today and for how we, as journalists, must approach the horrific elementary school shooting in Connecticut. More About: US, newtow...
03:09 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Proposed Sandy Aid Package Would Help NASA, Smithsonian
The Obama administration is seeking $60.4 billion in federal aid for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, which would include repairs at the National Air and Space Museum and NASA's launch facilities on th...
02:55 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable 5 YouTube Videos to Help Winterize Your Home
1. Caulk Talk Westlake Ace Hardware gives a few basic steps, including caulking windows before the cold hits. C...
02:34 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Origami Self-Closing Stroller Is a Slick Gift for Techie Moms
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.In addition to being sleek and stylish, the Origami self-folding stroller ...
02:19 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Which Laptop Is on Your Holiday Wish List?
The holiday season is a time for giving back to others; and a time best spent with family and friends. But it is also a time to get the gadget or device you have been dropping hints about for months. ...
02:01 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Long Exposure Photos Capture Years in a Single Frame
In todays digital age, it takes fractions of a second to snap a picture and capture a moment. But that is too quick for photographer Michael Wesely.The Germany-based artist likes to use extremely long...
01:46 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Conn. Shooting Instantly Ignites Gun Control Debate
Following a tragedy like Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a pattern of response has emerged on Twitter. As user The 47th articulates, media members (and other tweet...
01:34 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Why Its Important for Electric Cars to Feel Familiar
If you think about it, the electric car is an incredible act of deception. Sure, the vehicles may look pretty much exactly like the sedans that have filled our roads for the past hundred years, but on...
01:17 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Watch Obamas Press Conference on Shooting in Connecticut
President Barack Obama is delivering an address on Friday's shooting in Newtown, Conn., which left 27 people dead -- 18 of whom were children.You can tune in live here.Follow CNN.com for the latest re...
01:16 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Says Youre Getting Used to Windows 8
Microsoft's Julie Larson-Green says data collected from Windows 8 users suggests people are adjusting well to the radical departure from previous designs.More About: Julie Larson-Green, Microsoft Wind...
12:58 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable This Ryan Lanza Says IT WASNT ME on Facebook
CNN Friday afternoon named Ryan Lanza as a suspected shooter involved in the massacre at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school. Immediately, journalists and others began sharing images from the Facebook...
12:34 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable NASA Employees Share Inspiring Stories Youve Never Heard
We all know the historic space events that made headlines, but what happened behind the scenes? Five NASA employees share their favorite memories.More About: Mars, Mars rover, NASA, space, venus...
12:13 am GMT - Sat, December 15, 2012
Mashable Map the Pounds of Bacteria Living on Your Body
Ladies and germs: Trillions of microorganisms live in and on our bodies, outnumbering human cells nearly 10 to one. It might be hard to stomach, but we're made up of more microbes than human cells. A ...
11:52 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Return of the GIF: How Loops Conquered Social in 2012
The Internet’s little engine that could: the GIF. Many have claimed that this outdated animated loop of images has long outlived its shelf life. Yet the GIF is still looping through our social f...
11:29 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Texting and Walking Really Not a Good Idea
We know you’ve heard over and over about the dangers of texting and driving. You’ve gotten yourself a fancy Bluetooth headset and now have a glowing blue light in your ear. Or perhaps you ...
11:15 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Light Up the Dance Floor With LED Club Clothes
Chinavasion sells a skirt and tube top with 16 LED lights that the wearer can control with a small remote.More About: LED light, clothes, fashion...
11:02 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable 3 Tech Companies That Changed the World, Then Went Bankrupt
Some tech companies change the world and shake up their respective industries, only to go the way of the dodo in the end. What could take a multi-billion-dollar corporation from the top of its game to...
10:43 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Thanks for Nothing: Weirdest Gifts From Co-Workers
While nearly a quarter of employees will receive holiday gifts from co-workers this year, they probably shouldn’t be holding their breath for a present they’ve been dreaming of, new resear...
10:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Theres Just No Time to Explain This Giant Supercut
There’s no time to explain, just watch this. Go! Now! Fast! Ok, had to go there and, now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about just peskiness of this classic Hollywood line. S...
10:15 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable The Daily Sings Goodbye in Music Video
The Daily published its last edition Friday, and remaining staffers put together a music video to say -- or, rather, sing -- goodbye to the tune of "So Long, Farewell."The video primarily features The...
10:05 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable 12 Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Girlfriend
1. For the exercise fiend Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity Tracker -- $59.95Whether she's a runner or a dancer, this tracker syncs her stats to her smartphone or computer.Cl...
09:58 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Intense Image Shows Students Evacuating School Shooting
At least one gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Friday morning. Reports from the ground indicate there are fatalities, but the story is still developing. Many local ...
09:47 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable The Geminid Meteor Shower in Stunning Photos
The annual Geminid meteor shower peaked overnight last night (Dec. 13), dazzling skywatchers around the world with a bounty of brilliant shooting stars.The Geminids' peak was supposed to be good this ...
09:35 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Big Google+ Upgrade Includes Full-Size Photo Backups
If you're a Google+ fan, Christmas just came early. The service is launching many new features today, including the ability to instantly back up full-resolution photos taken on Android phones.Goo...
09:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Controversial UN Internet Treaty Approved After United States Walks Out
United Nations member countries approved Friday a controversial new treaty governing international telecommunications, despite the opposition of the United States, the UK, Canada and several other cou...
09:17 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE Becomes the First Android LTE Tablet in U.K.
U.K. mobile provider EE has announced the availability of two new tablets: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE and Google Nexus 7.The Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE starts at 99 with a two-year plan, which costs 36 pe...
09:07 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable For Sale in China: Potato Chips Flavored by Pepsi and Chicken
Pepsi is trying something out in China that you probably won't see elsewhere for a while: A Lay's potato chip flavored by a mix of Pepsi and chicken. The taste has been described as "vaguely similar t...
08:48 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable 12 Holidaze Spices Up MTV, VH1, CMT Sites With Holiday Music
MTV, VH1 and CMT has unwrapped "12 Holidaze," a music video series of holiday classics featuring Marina and the Diamonds, The Wanted, Gavin DeGraw and more. More About: CMT, Entertainment, Music, mtv,...
08:38 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Apple Stock Falls 3% on Disappointing iPhone 5 Launch in China
Apple's stock dropped nearly 4% in early trading Friday, falling to as low as $509 a share on concerns about demand for the iPhone 5 in China. The latest iPhone went on sale in China Friday, but accor...
08:27 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Watch John McAfees Latest and Strangest Interview Yet
John McAfee is back in the United States after he fled from Belize law enforcement last month and was later arrested in Guatemala for illegal entry. In a far-ranging and often strange interview given ...
07:56 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Apples Next iPad Mini Rumored to Have Retina Display
The second-generation iPad mini will have a higher-resolution display than the current tablet, a new rumor suggests.More About: DigiTimes, apple, ipad, ipad mini...
07:44 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable 10 Ridiculously Ugly Christmas Sweaters
1. Reindeer Conga Line Sweater On first glance, this looks like an average Christmas garment. Look closer and it's also a little bit naughty. Cost: $64.95Click here to v...
06:22 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Raising Young Critical Thinkers in the Digital Age
When my daughter Sam does a school project, it's usually quite involved. This month shes planning to create a board game to highlight the qualities of hydrogen, her assigned topic. She has all the ph...
04:04 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Could This Be the Worlds Fastest 12-Year Old Runner?
It looks like it's impossible to win, as one kid is some 20 meters ahead in the last leg of a 100m relay race at the NSW primary schools championships in Australia. But 12-year old James Gallaugher ru...
04:04 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Could This Be the Worlds Fastest 12-Year-Old?
It looks like it's impossible to win, as one kid is some 20 meters ahead in the last leg of a 100m relay race at the NSW primary schools championships in Australia. But 12-year old James Gallaugher ru...
03:10 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable The 6 Best Facebook Games of 2012
Sim City Social While city building games are all over Facebook, it was nice to see the king return in 2012. Sim City has set the standard for city design since the 1980...
12:59 pm GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Windows Phone App Store Expands to 37 New Countries
Microsoft has expanded its Windows Phone App Store to 37 new countries around the world, mostly in Africa and Asia. The full list of new countries receiving the App Store is as follows: Angola, Armeni...
11:40 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Robot Bartender Takes to the Skies
Always on the lookout for ways to enhance efficiency and reduce costs, airlines now have a new toy: a robot bartender. The Skytender Trolley is not going to be a shiny and convivial robot clanking dow...
08:19 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable This Robot Is Going to Space to Keep Astronauts Company
A consortium of Japanese companies will send a humanoid robot into space in 2013. Its mission will be none other than to keep astronaut Koichi Wakata company and help him run operations on the Interna...
08:05 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Which Smartphone Is on Your Holiday Wish List?
The smartphone is a mainstay of 21st century life. No matter how old you are, you have probably enviously eyed the latest model of your favorite phone sometime over the past few months. Maybe you were...
07:50 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Dana White Explains the UFCs Social Media Choke Hold
In this exclusive Q&A, UFC president Dana White discusses the mixed martial arts organization's astounding success on social media. More About: Sports, ufc...
07:19 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Facebook Builds Stronger Bonds Than Twitter, Study Says
Here's one simple way to strengthen your real-world ties: Friends, relatives, colleagues and pals on Facebook. The social network's structure naturally promotes stronger friendships, a study led by In...
06:58 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Google Now Could Compete With Fitness-Tracking Apps
Without much fanfare, Google updated its Google Now section of the Google Search app with one potentially awesome feature -- the ability to track steps and cycling. A blog post about the app mentions ...
06:46 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Wearable Wagging Tail Matches Your Mood
If youve ever lamented the fact that you don't have a tail, today is your lucky day.A Kickstarter project for a device called Tailly is attempting to create a tail for humans that not only looks like ...
06:15 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable U.S. Counterterrorism Agency Can See All Your Files
At a secret White House meeting last March, the Department of Homeland Security argued against a sweeping change in rules covering the way the government collects information on American citizens. The...
05:47 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Cory Booker Talks Being a Twitter Superhero With Jon Stewart
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is in the business of putting superheros to shame. At least, according to "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart. But few would argue with the hyperbolic statement. The mayo...
05:16 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable WordPress.com Enterprise Offers Managed Hosting for Businesses
Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, announced its WordPress.com Enterprise service Thursday as an option for customers who have outgrown the capabilities of WordPress.com's services but don'...
04:46 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Facebook For iOS Now Supports Uploading Photos to Albums
In addition to updating its Android app, Facebook pushed an update to Facebook for iOS on Thursday. Version 5.3 of the app includes a faster - now native -- timeline, as well as a faster loading news ...
04:32 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Puerto Rican Inmates Tweet About Life in Prison
Three inmates in Puerto Rico want you to follow them on Twitter so you won't follow them to prison. The tweeters are part of a pilot program called Follow Me So You Don't Follow Me, or Siguenos para q...
03:57 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable See Your First Screen Name Illustrated on Mashable
There's something great about the first screen name you ever had. For many of us who started using the Internet in the 1990s, logging on wasn't something we imagined would be tied to our professional ...
03:54 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Mysterious Package Addressed to Indiana Jones Arrives at UChicago
The University of Chicago on Tuesday received a peculiar package address to Indiana Jones. More About: Indiana Jones, Watercooler, tumblr...
03:41 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Mr. President, Build This Death Star
Here's an interesting twist to the fiscal cliff negotiations. A petition calling on the U.S. to build a Death Star has reached 25,000 signatures on the "We the People" White House website a day ahead ...
03:39 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Behold, the Subtle Greatness of Google Maps for iPhone
We're glad to see Google Maps back on iOS, and so is Sacha Greif, a Kyoto-based designer, coder and entrepreneur who points out the subtle excellence in the new app that rolled out for iOS Wednesday n...
03:33 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Can Assange Really Become an Australian Senator?
Even when he's locked up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange's ambition doesn't wane. Apparently, he now wants to be a senator. Yesterday, Australian newspaper The ...
03:33 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Jelly Bean Is Coming to Verizons Galaxy S III
If youre a Verizon Galaxy S III user, then the carrier has the perfect holiday gift for you: the latest version of Android.Galaxy S III smartphones on Verizon will be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bea...
03:20 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Spoiler Alert: Novembers Viral YouTube Videos Uncovered
Prepare for the magic to end -- the Fine Bros. are recounting the top 50 viral video sensations of November and straight-up cutting to the chase. So if you pulled a Rip Van Winkle and fell asleep for ...
03:19 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable What Parents Need to Know About Facebooks New Privacy Controls
Facebook changed its privacy settings on Wednesday and it's important to know what the new changes mean for users, especially your digitally-connected children. You might notice that now all your priv...
03:10 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable 4 Best Practices for Digital Marketers in 2013
Jonathan Gardner is director of communications at Vibrant Media, a leading digital ad company. He has spent his career as an innovator at the nexus of media and technology, having worked in communicat...
03:05 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Manage Your Kickstarter Campaign With This Simple Dashboard
Soma, a water filter company, built a dashboard to track its recent Kickstarter campaign and it is now offering the tool for free as a Chrome extension.More About: kickstarter...
03:02 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable 10 Simple DIY Gift Ideas on Pinterest
1. For Organizing Ollie One for each size of googly eye.Pinned by Truebluemeandyou.Tumblr.com, from House to HomeClick here to view this gallery.Whether you prefer to gi...
02:56 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Will the Next Big Social Network Be All About Video?
Spreecast founder and CEO Jeff Fluhr believes social video is the next logical step after text- and photo-based social networks like Facebook and Twitter. More About: social video, spreecast, startup,...
02:46 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Would Susan Rice Have Been the Next Great Social Diplomat?
Susan Rice has taken her name out of consideration for secretary of state amid political controversy over September attacks against an American consulate in Benghazi, Libya.If nominated, I am now conv...
02:30 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable NSFW Christmas Lights Sneakily Reveal Naughty Bits
Warning: Slightly NSFWHiring someone to install your Christmas lights? Treat that person with a heavy dose of holiday kindness, or you might be in for a big surprise.That's what happened to the city o...
02:18 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable EU Settles Price-Fixing Investigation With Apple, Publishers
The European Commission has reached a settlement with Apple and four book publishers, ending a year-long investigation into whether the fives parties have been fixing e-book prices.In September 2011, ...
02:16 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Ancient Galaxy May Be Most Distant Ever Seen
Astronomers have spotted seven galaxies that existed just a few hundred million years after the universe's birth, including one that may be the oldest found to date.The potential record-holding galaxy...
02:03 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Apple Names Its Best iPhone and iPad Apps of 2012
Apple released its App Store Best of 2012 selections Thursday -- and there are a few surprises.Each year, Apple release a list of its best apps for iPhone and iPad in a variety of categories. Last yea...
01:59 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable United States Refuses to Sign UN Internet Treaty
The United States, along with the United Kingdom and Canada, is refusing to sign a United Nations treaty on telecommunications and the Internet that has been under negotiation for the past two weeks.T...
01:44 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable iTunes Unveils Top Music, Movies and TV Shows of 2012
iTunes just revealed the year's top-selling albums, songs, movies, TV shows and episodes. Did you favorite make its way to the top of the rankings? More About: Entertainment, Film, Movies, Music, TV, ...
01:42 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Bust Your Elastic Waistband With Christmas Sweats Song
If you don't get red and green sweatpants this Christmas season, consider yourself hornswoggled. Who will you trade jammies and dance with?Definitely not the guys in this awesomely festive video. SEE ...
01:42 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Twitter Introduces Negative Keyword Targeting to Make Ads More Relevant
Twitter's ad offerings continue to mature. The latest example is Thursday's introduction of "negative keyword targeting" for Promoted Tweets, which will let advertisers buy a term but avoid having the...
01:27 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Future Phones May Be Able to See Through Objects
Smartphone imaging is pretty advanced these days. You can use the camera to takes videos, high-def photographs and even make panoramic images. One day you might be able to use your camera to see throu...
01:20 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Facebook for Android Just Got a Lot Faster
Good news for Android users: you can now browse Facebook at twice the speed. The social network announced Version 2.0 of its Android app Thursday, which makes Facebook for Android completely native, a...
01:10 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Its Not Me, Its You: A Breakup Letter to Apple Maps
Dear Apple Maps,We've had a good run, you and I. So many memories. Remember that time we didn't get lost? Thank you for all those great turn-by-turn directions in your Siri voice. Good times. I've got...
01:01 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Heres Proof That Humans Are Totally Disgusting
Germ-a-phobes, back away from the computer. You won't be happy. Why? Because bacteria is all around us, completely enveloping us, pouring out of us. You can't run, you can't hide. And most of all, don...
12:54 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Kiip Founder Brian Wong Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Streaming live on Mashable, Kiip founder Brian Wong will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, Dec. 13.More About: Business, Live Chat, Startups, yec...
12:47 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Breaking Bad Collides With The Wire for TVs Best Mashup, Yo
How would a relocation to Baltimore affect Walter White and Jesse Pinkman's meth dealing operations? Stringer Bell would set those Albuquerque boys straight faster than you can say "shheeeeeiiiiiiiiii...
12:46 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable New Footage From Les Misrables Film Hits the Web
People anxiously awaiting the film arrival of "Les Misrables" are in for a treat: A new sneak peek of the movie has hit the web.More About: Entertainment, Les Misrables, movie...
12:33 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Walters: Sex and Lies in Digital Age Swayed Most Fascinating Person Pick
Barbara Walters tapped Gen. David Petraeus as this year's Most Fascinating person -- partly because of his extramarital affair that involved his emails.More About: Barbara Walters, David Petraeus, Ent...
12:33 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Philippines Official: Ban Justin Bieber for Pacquiao Knockout Meme
Justin Bieber may be about to become persona non grata in the Philippines. More About: Sports, justin bieber...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Google Maps Puts Apple Maps to Shame
A look at how the Google Maps app stacks up against Apple's built-in maps app.More About: Google, Google Maps, Mobile, apps...
12:11 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Googles Schmidt on N.Y. Offices: Were Out of Space
Google is growing fast, especially in New York. At this years Google Zeitgeist party, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt announced that while he thought expanding into New York was a bad idea for ...
12:01 am GMT - Fri, December 14, 2012
Mashable Discuss 2013s Top Tech Trends With Mashable
What a year 2012 has been for technology: Samsung became a dominant force in the smartphone industry, the iPad Mini was released, and it also was the year of the photo filter.But as 2012 comes to a cl...
11:54 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable California Accidentally Posts 14,000 Social Security Numbers
California's Medicaid health-assistance program, Medi-Cal, told customers this week that it had accidentally published the Social Security numbers of 14,000 individuals affiliated with the program.The...
11:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable How an Electric Guitar Actually Works
The electric guitar has become a staple in jazz, rock and pop music. Today, many of us couldn't even imagine our favorite tunes without the influences of Chuck Berry, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Pa...
11:23 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Breaking the Webs Language Barriers Can Be Fun
Duolingo is a free service that lets users translate real-world pieces of the Internet, making the web more accessible to everyone.More About: Tech, Tech Innovators Series, captcha, duolingo, language...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable WTF? Referee Tries to Swat Kris Humphries Free Throw
Kris Humphries, notorious Kardsashian ex and the definition of NBA mediocrity, is at the the center of another bizarre sports story.More About: NBA, Sports, Watercooler...
11:09 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Mobile Apps Under Scrutiny: Is Your Kids Privacy at Risk?
When your kids play Angry Birds or Motion Math on a mobile device, you most likely know where they are and what they're doing. Did you know the app maker may have that info as well? The FTC says app d...
11:05 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehlers Funny Golden Globes Promo
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler channel old-school Hollywood (kind of) in their first promo for the 70th Golden Globe Awards. More About: 70th Golden Globes, Entertainment, TV, amy poehler, tina fey...
10:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable U.S. Court Finds iPhone Guilty of Violating 3 Patents
A U.S. court has ruled Apple's iPhone is in violation of three patents held by MobileMedia Ideas, a Maryland-based company.The U.S. District Court in Delaware handed down the ruling, first reported by...
10:41 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Samsung Exec Admits Hes Kind of an Apple Fanboy
Samsung's chief strategy officer Young Sohn admitted that he is a longtime user of Apple products and continues to use them at home.More About: apple, samsung...
10:24 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Gangnam Style Dance Ends in Mans Death
A man in England died Saturday after an office party performance of "Gangnam Style" led to chest pains and an eventual failure of the heart.Eamonn Kilbride, 46, had just finished dancing to Korean pop...
10:09 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable This Infographic Explains What Native Advertising Is
Native advertising is hot right now even if nobody knows exactly what it is. One ad firm has attempted to solve that problem with this infographic.More About: Advertising, native advertising...
09:53 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable These Jeans Will Update Facebook for You
Italian denim brand Replay has introduced jeans that feature a vinyl pocket equipped with a small bluetooth device. This communicates with the wearers smartphone via a dedicated app to easily and imme...
09:40 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Unexpected Controversy Erupts at UN Internet Conference
Confusion and disarray took hold late Wednesday night at the World Conference on International Telecommunications, or WCIT, a United Nations conference in Dubai which may determine the future of the I...
09:32 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Google Stock Jumps Above $700 After Maps Returns to iOS
Google stock opened above $700 a share on Thursday, surging to as high as $716.47 in early trading, after the company released its new maps app for iOS. More About: Google Maps, stocks...
09:16 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Youll Go Peanuts for the Charlie Brown School of Dance
The Charlie Brown School of Dance might not have the reputation of Juilliard, but where else can you learn Snoopy's Russian Cossack Dance or Pig Pen's Third Base Coach? Those hip busting moves were pe...
09:16 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Brilliant Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: Watch Online
Skywatchers around the world are in for a treat tonight, as the Geminid meteor shower is poised to put on a spectacular show. Here's how to see it online.More About: NASA, astronomy, meteor shower, sp...
09:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable This App Turns Your Video Clips Into Instant Music Videos
Videos you shoot on your iPhone are about to get a lot cooler, with Strum, a new video app that instantly turns 15-second video clips into rock masterpieces.Similar to how you might put a filter on a ...
09:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Watch North Koreas First Successful Rocket Launch
North Korea has had its "Sputnik" moment on Tuesday, when it successfully launched a rocket reportedly carrying a satellite into orbit for the first time in its history. Now, we can relive the communi...
08:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Can Facebook Make You Fat and Poor?
You may want to think twice before posting a new photo or update to your Facebook profile. New research says social media use can lower some users' sense of self-control over their lives."Using online...
08:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Kindle vs. Nook: Which E-Reader Should You Gift?
Kindle, Nook or iPad? That's the question nearly every American consumer asks himself after deciding to purchase (or gift) an e-reader. E-ink readers are smaller, lighter, faster and cheaper than they...
08:33 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Police Tase Woman for Buying Too Many iPhones
The Apple Store in Nashua, N.H. is apparently very strict about it's two-iPhones-per-customer rule. The penalty for those who break the order? Getting tased by police.At least that's what happened to ...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable This Dev Bootcamp Will Make You More Hireable in 9 Weeks
San Francisco startup Dev Bootcamp takes programming novices and turns them into hirable Ruby on Rails coders through an intense nine-week course.More About: Ruby on Rails, Startups, education, featur...
08:27 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Amazon Brings Instant Video App to iPhone, iPod Touch
Amazon's Instant Video app, previously available only on the iPad, is now also available for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app lets Prime members freely access over 30,000 titles from Amazon's Prime ...
08:08 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable 10 Foolproof Gifts for Your Office Secret Santa
1. Phoney-Owl No true geek could resist the appeal of a nerdy owl. Cost: $5Click here to view this gallery.Is your office carrying on the classic Secret Santa tradition ...
08:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Unique Christmas Ornament Promotes Mens Health
UK charity Orchid found a unique way to promote men's health this holiday season. Bauballs, which evoke the very body part that Orchid hopes to protect, have sold out. However, another sackful may be ...
07:58 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Google Maps Soars to Top of Free App List
Just hours after the release of the Google Maps app for the iPhone, it has became the most downloaded free app in the Apple App Store.More About: Google Maps, Google Maps App, Mobile, apple, apps, iOS...
07:51 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Google Fixes the Fat Finger Problem With Mobile Ads
Google just offered up a solution to one of the bigger complaints with mobile ads -- the fat finger problem.More About: Google, google ads, mobile ads...
07:42 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable How a DNA Test Uncovered Family I Never Knew I Had
Craig Kanalley tells his incredible story of how one DNA test and a powerful Internet search connected him with living relatives in Ireland.More About: Ancestry.com, DNA, geneaology...
06:52 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Pacific Rim Trailer Pits Giant Robots Vs. Monsters
The official trailer for Guillermo del Toro's upcoming sci-fi flick, the Pacific Rim, is now available for your viewing pleasure. The movie revolves around an alien invasion that comes from an unexpec...
04:25 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Amazon Launches Kindle Apps in China 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.Amaz...
03:16 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Android is Beating Apple in Mobile War, Says Googles Eric Schmidt
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has declared Android the winner in its mobile war with Apple.In an interview with Bloomberg, Schmidt said Google's mobile platform is widening its lead over Apple in the m...
02:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable This Brain-Sensing Headband Lets You Control Things With Your Mind
An Indiegogo campaign successfully raised funds for a headband that tracks and displays your brain activity. More About: Newsy, indiegogo, mind control, videos...
01:41 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Eerily Lifelike Kenshiro Robot Mimics Human Muscles and Bones
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a robot that imitates the body of a human boy.At 5-foot-2 and 110 pounds, "Kenshiro" is designed to look like a 12-year-old male, and its body mir...
12:49 pm GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Which Tablet Do You Want To Receive This Holiday Season? [POLL]
Imagine this: you're opening a holiday present, and you just know there's a tablet inside. But, which tablet do you want to be beneath the gift wrapping? Vote in our poll and keep your fingers cross...
11:44 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Watch Adam Sandler Parody Hallelujah With Sandy Screw Ya at Relief Concert
Comedian Adam Sandler turned Leonard Cohen's beautiful classic, "Hallelujah," into a crude parody -- all for a good cause.Sandler performed a version of the 1984 song, later made famous by singer Jeff...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable YouTubes 20 Most-Viewed Ads of 2012
1. My Time is Now (Nike) The second-biggest sporting event of the year, next to the Olympics, was soccer's Euro...
10:01 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Google Maps for iOS Returns, Available for Download Now
Google Maps for iOS is back!The app appeared in the App Store late Wednesday evening, providing joy and comfort to disgruntled Apple Maps users everywhere.Rumors of the app's impending release appeare...
08:57 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable 8 Dumb Criminals Caught Through Facebook
Take a look at some criminals that were busted -- some due to unfortunate timing, others just rookie mistakes -- through social media.More About: Facebook, Social Media, crime, features, law...
08:01 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable The 5 Hot Advertising Trends of 2012
Are you reading this on a mobile device? Perhaps not, but the odds are much better this year than at this point in 2011. That's because Marshall McLuhan was right: The medium has more of an influence ...
07:27 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable 10 Videos to Help You Survive the Apocalypse
1. John Hodgman's Apocalypse Survival 101 Never trust a corgi. Never. John Hodgman, author and frequent contrib...
06:53 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Google Maps App for iOS May Launch Tonight
The days of Apple Maps are about to be over.If a report saying a Google Maps app for iOS will become available Wednesday night is correct, all iPhone users who have complained about the buggy Apple Ma...
06:44 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Largest Meditation Session Ever Streams Live on 121212
Whether you meditate daily or you've never tried it before, a cool event is taking place twice on 12/12/12 that you may want to try out. The Master Shift is hosting two 30-minute meditations, at 9:30 ...
06:29 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Manage All Your Expenses With One Updated App
Pledging to be more organized in the New Year? An update to Manilla, an online service and app that helps you organize bills and subscriptions, added a custom accounts feature. This allows Manilla use...
06:17 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Startup Helps Young Talent Crowdfund Their Careers
Several challenges face aspiring young professionals these days, such as student loan debt and rampant unemployment and underemployment. Pave, a New York startup launched Wednesday, has an idea it thi...
05:58 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable 5 Things an Apple TV Must Do
Here we go again. A new rumor says Apple has begun testing its long-rumored television. Of course, there's a Cupertino-sized gap separating "testing" and "selling" any product, but few people would be...
05:27 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Juggling Santa Is Cornier Than Your Christmas Sweater
You know Wham!, and claymation specials, and "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" but have you seen the corniest Christmas video of all?If not, it's probably this video of Wisconsin school teachers B...
05:04 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Sports Venues Dominate Most Popular Facebook Check-ins
Sports venues make up seven of Facebook's top check-in locations from 2012. But why? More About: Major League Baseball, Sports...
04:44 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable These Handmade Doctor Who Owl Toys Are a Hoot
1st Doctor Price: $80.00Image courtesy of Etsy, Kelsey WailesClick here to view this gallery.Still not finished holiday shopping? Check out these homemade 'Doctor Who' t...
04:30 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Watch Tonights 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert Right Here
Starting tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET, you can watch the star-studded Sandy relief concert on Mashable and use several social media platforms to donate or tell your story. More About: Entertainment, Hurric...
04:14 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Explicit Images on Google: Now Harder to Find
Using Google to search for pornography? Your job just got a lot more difficult.As an intrepid Reddit user discovered, searching for terms that should lead to adult content on Google's image search sho...
04:00 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Jet-Engine Tech Makes Super-Thin and Quiet Ultrabooks a Reality
Laptops are getting even more powerful. Even though their processors are steadily becoming more efficient and running cooler, most of them still need at least one noisy fan to keep a machine's innards...
03:58 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable North Korea Satellite Is Tumbling Out of Control
North Korea launched a missile that put an unknown object into Earth's orbit on Wednesday, triggering condemnation from the United States, the United Nations and others. Those objections are against N...
03:51 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Angry Birds Celebrates Third Birdday
Three years ago this week, something unforgettable entered our lives that is etched forever into the time devoted to dawdling -- join us in wishing Angry Birds a happy, happy third birdday.To celebrat...
03:44 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable YotaPhone Has LCD Front, E-Ink Back, Coolness All Over
How would you like to have a smartphone with two screens, one on the front and one on the back? That's the innovation behind the YotaPhone, an Android smartphone with a 4.3-inch LCD display on the fro...
03:39 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Google Currents Is Now More Current With Breaking News
Google has updated its Google Currents social news reading app to make it easier to find breaking news and browse content from multiple sources.Similar to Flipboard, Pulse and Zite, Google Currents is...
03:30 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Study: Calorie-Counting Apps Rev Up Weight Loss
Tracking your daily progress on a fitness or food app in addition to eating superfoods, exercising regularly and maintaining healthy sleep schedule could take your weight loss to a whole new level. ...
03:30 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Proof That Bill Clinton is Actually an Awesome Cowboy
What's Bill Clinton been up to in post-presidential life? Well, aside from founding the Clinton Global Initiative, it looks like he's been working on a pretty great collection of cowboy boots.Clinton ...
03:20 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Techpocalypse! Tumblr Is Down
Tumblr has had a rough afternoon. The site went down for a few minutes Wednesday afternoon, and while a few pages have appeared to return, most of the site is still down for the count.Tumblr acknowled...
03:20 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Tumblr Is Down
Tumblr has had a rough afternoon. The site went down for a few minutes Wednesday afternoon, and while a few pages have appeared to return, most of the site is still down for the count.Tumblr acknowled...
03:03 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable John McAfee Being Extradited to the U.S.
John McAfee, the software pioneer who is wanted for questioning by Belize police in relation to the death if his neighbor, is being extradited to the United States. McAfee boarded a plane headed for M...
02:59 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Facebook Named Top Place to Work in 2012
Despite its stock value and controversy surrounding privacy policy, Facebook was voted the best place to work in 2012 across all industries. More About: Facebook...
02:58 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Meet the Guy Who Took a Census of Middle-Earth
Gathering census data is essential to understanding how a population connects to a particular geographical space. The U.S. requires thousands of agents to complete one census every 10 years. In 2012, ...
02:40 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Can This Startup Take on Bloomberg as a Real-Time News Service?
Owlin is planning to a launch a real-time news service in late 2013 that can deliver financial news stories 10 to 15 minutes before Bloomberg or Reuters.More About: Media, startup...
02:40 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable 11 Terrific Tech Gifts for Mom
Amazon Prime Buying Mom a subscription to Amazon Prime opens up a whole new world of entertainment. The $79-per-year subscription fee gives you access to Amazon's librar...
02:21 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable The Dark Knight Rises Trailer + LEGOs = Awesome
If there are LEGOmation trailers for Shawn of the Dead and Monty Python and the Holy Grail, then it was only a matter of time before one for The Dark Knight Rises graced YouTube.SEE ALSO: 10 Best LEGO...
02:10 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Largest Iceberg Break-Up Ever Caught on Video
The largest iceberg break-up ever caught on video will astonish, amaze and make you feel pretty insignificant the grand scheme of things.More About: Watercooler...
01:55 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Filter Frenzy! Why Were All Instagrammers Now
I ran into a professional photographer friend at the weekend. She'd recently gotten into Instagram, and I complimented her on her feed -- always interesting subjects, artfully framed. She took the com...
01:45 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Atkins Followers: Monitor Your Carb Intake With This New App
Cutting out bread from your diet can be extremely difficult, especially at first. To keep you on track, the famous carb-cutting diet, the Atkins diet, launched a new app available on iOS and Android d...
01:29 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable How to Laugh Online in Other Languages
Imagine you and I are chatting somewhere and sometime on the Internet. Imagine that, in the course of our conversation, I -- and this may require some extra imagination -- say something utterly, aweso...
01:16 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable The Photo App That Kills Over-Sharing
Newly launched app PicIT24 could be the cure for friends who clog your Instagram feed with a million crappy shots from the same event. More About: App, Social Media, apps...
01:02 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With Kiip Founder Brian Wong
Streaming live on Mashable, Kiip founder Brian Wong will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Dec. 13. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initiative,...
12:49 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable This Plug-In Knows Your Next Favorite Website
Lumi is the latest venture from two of the three founders of Last.fm, a popular Internet radio service that keeps track of what you listen to and then recommends new tunes based on your tastes. Simila...
12:39 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable A Comical Guide to Tweeting for the Elderly
Ever feel irrelevant because of your inability to tweet? Have no fear, Conan O'Brien and his mocking antics are here! Twitter has revolutionized the world, yet all our elderly friends haven't quite em...
12:28 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Facebook Shows You Your Year in Review
Facebook has cooked up a 2012 Year in Review tool to show you the 20 most important moments of your year, including life events, highlighted posts and your most popular stories.In addition to your mos...
12:18 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Is it Worth it to Build an NFC App Right Now?
The jury is still out on the true relevance of near-field communication (NFC) -- is it a technology before its time, or just a dud?More About: Mobile App Trends Series, features, mashable, nfc...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Fun. Has Facebooks Most Popular Song of 2012
10. "Take Care" by Drake featuring Rihanna Click here to view this gallery.Fun's "We Are Young," which like mo...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Fun Has Facebooks Most Popular Song of 2012
10. "Take Care" by Drake featuring Rihanna Click here to view this gallery.Fun's "We Are Young," which like mo...
12:04 am GMT - Thu, December 13, 2012
Mashable Show Us Your Most Daring Photos of Risk-Taking
Risk-Taking: For this week's photo challenge, share a photo of a moment when you took a chance. More About: Mashable Photo Challenge Series, Photos, community, photo, photography...
11:52 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Heres What the New Facebook Privacy Settings Will Look Like
Facebook announced revamped privacy and sharing settings for all users Wednesday morning. The changes will be rolled out from now through the end of the year, but the company shared a sneak peek of th...
11:43 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Is Twitter Working on Its Own Version of Facebooks Open Graph?
Twitter will ratchet up its competition with Facebook in the coming weeks by unveiling its own version of Facebook's Open Graph for mobile app developers, according to a source. The company is in the ...
11:32 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Newly Discovered Asteroid Zips Past Earth
A newfound asteroid gave Earth a close shave yesterday, zipping between our planet and the moon just two days after astronomers first spotted it.The near-Earth asteroid 2012 XE54, which was disco...
11:16 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Travel the World With These 15 Inspiring Instagram Accounts
Antarctica: bipolaire61 Bipolaire61 takes pictures of sailing all around the world, but the photos of Antartica think penguins, glaciers and more penguins are what mak...
11:04 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Viddy Arrives on Android
Social video-creating app Viddy officially launched on Android Wednesday.Viddy currently has 40 million overall registered users. While the app has been available for iOS for some time, Android owners...
10:55 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable The 10 Most Popular Google Doodles of 2012
1. Soccer Doodle During the 2012 Summer Olympics, Google revealed an interactive soccer doodle, which put you as a goalie behind the net to ward off flying balls. By usi...
10:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable This Product Will Make Your Home Smarter
The smart home is a staple of sci-fi tropes, but it's not as far off as you may think.More About: Global Innovation Series, features, mashable, smartthings...
10:35 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Prepare for Job Hunting in 2013
Even though December is generally a slow month for interviews and hiring, job seekers can still take steps this month to help the search process.The online job-matching service TheLadders advises thos...
10:16 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Boy Has Baking Blues, Pleas For Gender-Neutral Easy-Bake Oven
For Christmas, four-year-old Gavyn Boscio of Garfield, N.J., wants a miniature dinosaur and an Easy Bake Oven. But despite his professed love of cooking, Gavyn says that "only girls" play with the cla...
10:15 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable 4 Tools That Take the Headache Out of Group Gifting
Whether you want to chip in for a specific gift or even help raise money for a charity, here's a look at four fool-proof e-tools that get the job done.More About: Gifts, Mobile, features, holidays 201...
09:53 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Dish Networks Cellular LTE Plans Get the Green Light
Dish Network, the company you're most likely familiar with as a provider of satellite television, has been trying for years to get government approval for its plans to build a nationwide LTE network. ...
09:40 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Watch North Korea State TV Cover Illegal Rocket Launch
North Korea launched a ballistic missile, which reportedly placed a satellite into orbit. The Dec. 12 launch contravened United Nations resolutions forbidding Pyongyang to develop ballistic rocket cap...
09:40 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Hurricane Sandy Is Googles Most-Searched Event in 2012
Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that ravaged the Caribbean and U.S. northeast last October, was the top trending Google search for major events across the world in 2012.The storm left at least 253 dea...
09:24 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable YouTube Sensation Ted Williams Resurfaces in Kraft Holiday Effort
Ted Williams, the golden-voiced homeless man who became a YouTube sensation in early 2011, has resurfaced as the subject of what Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is calling the "world's biggest macaroni a...
09:24 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Score the Best Bargains With These 4 Handy Deal Aggregators
The great thing about online shopping is that you can take your time. But with the launch of timed deal websites like Groupon in late 2008 and LivingSocial in 2009, even online consumers have to act f...
09:08 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Facebook Changes Privacy Controls, Forces Users to be Searchable
Facebook is rolling out new privacy controls Wednesday morning, while also taking away the option for you to hide from Facebook search.The new privacy tools will make it easier for you to pick which o...
09:04 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Is 1 Pound Fish Man the next Psy?
A London fishmonger just might be on his way to becoming the next Psy.Muhammad Shahid Nazir, better known as the £1 Fish Man, has released a major-label music video eight months after a video of ...
09:03 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Heres Your VIP Pass to Mars With NASA and Will.I.Am
A live stream on Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. ET will take people on a virtual field trip to Mars to learn about the Curiosity rover and the technology behind it....
08:51 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Amazon Integrates With Facebook to Launch Social Gifting Feature
Amazon launched a new gift feature on Wednesday that lets users connect with Facebook to keep track of important events and see their friends' wish lists. More About: Facebook, amazon, gift...
08:40 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Walk Off the Earth Premieres Gang of Rhythm Music Video
Walk Off The Earth had a very good year. You may remember the band's viral cover of Gotye's "Somebody I Used to Know." Now they are back with a new video.More About: Music, Video, YouTube, music video...
08:27 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Mac Computers Get Malicious Fake-Installer Trojan for First Time
Mac users don't typically have to worry about malicious trojans making their way onto their computers. However, according to researchers at Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web, Apple machines are no...
08:17 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Redbox Challenges Netflix With $6 a Month Streaming Service
Netflix has a new challenger in the streaming video category in Redbox Instant by Verizon, a service that starts at just $6-a-month.The offering is expected to go live later this month in invitation-o...
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Celebrate 12-12-12 With a Dozen Delightfully Random Videos
1. "Sesame Street: 12 and Pinball Animation" Click here to view this gallery.Happy 12-12-12! Or 12^3, which is...
07:59 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Why Smartphone-Obsessed Generation Y Cant Put Down Their Phones
The smartphone: man's new best friend -- at least for Generation Y. Wireless devices have changed the way we communicate, work and entertain ourselves. For many people in Gen Y, the last thing we do b...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Facebook Reveals the Biggest Trends of 2012
Facebook put out its year-in-review report on Wednesday, revealing the biggest trends on the social network for nearly a dozen countries this year.More About: Facebook...
07:32 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Watch the Pope Tweet His First Message to 1 Million Followers
Pope Benedict XVI tweeted his first three messages from an Apple iPad Wednesday morning to more than 1 million followers on his newly started @Pontifex account.Dear friends, I am pleased to get in tou...
07:19 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Is the Geeky Image Scaring Women Away From IT?
Its long been known that women are underrepresented in IT jobs, including those in the federal sector. And many IT professionals agree that there are too few women employed in the industry, according ...
07:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Crowdtilt Opens API So Anyone Can Create a Crowdfunded Project
Crowdtilt, a self-styled "Kickstarter for groups of friends," has released its API to let anyone create their own crowdfunding site.In an example cited by the company, a vacation home rental site coul...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Flickr Upgrades iPhone App With Filters, Twitter Integration
Flickr's new iOS app has been built completely from the ground up, and it comes with a fully integrated Twitter experience, as well as photo filters.More About: Twitter, flickr...
05:51 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Google Zeitgeist: How We Searched in 2012
Google has released the new Zeitgeist, its annual list of most popular searches and search trends throughout the year.The top list for 2012 is as follows: 1. Whitney Houston2. Gangnam Style3. Hurrican...
04:55 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Ownshelf Helps Readers Share Their Digital Libraries With Friends
Ownshelf, a free service that launched Friday, provides readers a cloud storage platform to share and discover e-books with their friends and family.More About: ebooks, startup...
04:25 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Apple Reportedly Testing Early TV Set Designs
Apple is currently testing several TV set designs, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unnamed sources from Apple's supply chain. The company is reportedly working with China's Hon Hai (better kno...
02:43 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable How Non-Profits Relied on Social Media in 2012
This revealing infographic shows just how much non-profits leveraged social media over the past year. More About: Social Media, non-profits...
02:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Cheap Smartphones Will be Widespread by 2017, Study Says
Most smartphones are hefty investments, each leaving buyers a few hundred dollars in the hole. But a new study suggests that half of all smartphones will cost less than $150 in only a few years.Conduc...
01:12 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable New Chrome Extension Lets You Save Web Content to Google Drive
Google has launched a new extension for Chrome called "Save to Drive," enabling users to save web content to their Google Drive. After installing the extension, users will get an additional icon in Ch...
12:30 pm GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Brickstarter Promotes Crowdfunding for Community Planning
Kickstarter has seen enormous success with its crowdfunding model for creative projects, but would something similar work for building communities? That's what one new project, appropriately called "B...
11:44 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable This Laptop Case Is Completely Indestructible
Consider this the James Bond of laptop cases. This military-inspired case is crushproof, waterproof, shockproof and dirtproof. It will pretty much protect your laptop through an apocalypse or if you j...
11:01 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable How to Buy Facebook Gifts for Friends
Notification on Timeline The first vist to a friend's timeline prompts us to give a gift, and that "Gifts" button will exist next to "Post" and "Photos" from now on.Clic...
09:47 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable WordPress 3.5 Has Arrived
Self-hosted WordPress users, fire up your update engines because WordPress 3.5 is now available for download.WordPress 3.5 brings in lots of under the hood enhancements, as well as a few new user-faci...
09:31 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Hey Chris Bosh Twitter Account Is a Comedy Slam Dunk
Basketball fans and aficcionados of offbeat comedy will chuckle at the "Hey Chris Bosh" Twitter account's mission for answers. More About: NBA, Sports...
08:47 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable MediaTek Launches Its First Quad-Core Processor
Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek announced its first quad-core SoC (System on chip) processor Tuesday, the first of its kind to hit the market.Its not the first one announced, its the first one shipping, ...
08:09 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Sports Twitter: The Year in Review
Sports Twitter is the best! Here are 2012's biggest topics, most popular trends and most viral tweets. More About: Sports, Twitter...
07:35 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Bings Social Sidebar Gets a Facelift
Bing rolled out a new design for its social sidebar feature Tuesday, an update it hopes will make finding friends relevant to your search easier to do based on what those people have shared on the web...
06:55 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable How to Dominate Your Ugly Holiday Sweater Party With an App
Sometimes ugly just isn't ugly enough, especially when it comes to sweaters -- and that's when you need the help of an app. Mark Rober, creator of digitaldudz, is the pioneer of this hideous field -- ...
06:36 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable 121212 Is Here: How to Celebrate the Centurys Last Repeating Date
For those who like to get a bit nerdy with their numbers, one of the century's most significant dates is approaching. Wednesday is 12/12/12, the last of the great repeating dates to occur in our lifet...
06:13 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Find the Perfect Bottle of Wine With This App
Looking for the perfect bottle of wine can be a daunting task, especially if youre not exactly sure what youre looking for.iPhone app Blush aims to make shopping for your next bottle of vino a little ...
05:36 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Gateses Suggest 5 Tech-Savvy Ways to Give This Holiday Season
Bill and Melinda Gates are often asked how individuals can help with the work the Gates Foundation does. While the foundation isn't seeking donations -- it operates on the Gates family wealth -- Bill ...
05:14 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Which Video Game Console Is on Your Wish List?
The holiday season is upon us, and as children and adults alike create their wish lists, the effort it takes to narrow down the options can be difficult. With gadgets ranging from new smartphones and ...
04:55 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable $220k Music Piracy Case Could Be Headed to Supreme Court
Jammie Thomas-Rasset owes major record labels quite a bit of money for music piracy: $220,000, to be exact. Now, she wants the Supreme Court to overturn those damages on the grounds the amount is "cri...
04:32 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Meet Tuna the Chiweenie, Instagrams Cutest Dog With an Overbite
1. Bow tie Image courtesy of Instagram, tunameltsmyheartClick here to view this gallery.Tuna the chiweenie won't win any beauty pageants, but the quirky-looking dog will...
04:23 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Little Boys Crazy Dance Moves Put NFL Cheerleaders to Shame
NFL cheerleaders aren't used to being upstaged, but this kid's dance moves to "Gangnam Style" and "Teach Me How to Dougie" do just that. More About: Sports, Watercooler, nfl...
04:14 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Hands On With Twitters New Photo Filters
Twitter Image, Filtered This is an image created with Twitter's new Filters.Click here to view this gallery.Twitter announced it was adding photo filters to its iOS and ...
03:59 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable How New York City Can Corner the Start-Up Market
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer released a report Tuesday that addresses New York City's "thriving entrepreneurial economy" and how he believes that economy can be pipelined to the middl...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Will You Give a Facebook Gift?
Will you give someone a Facebook Gift this holiday season? Tell us your thoughts about Facebook Gifts in this poll. More About: Facebook, facebook gifts...
03:23 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Parents Can Set Volume Limits With These Kid-Sized Headphones
Your kids like your iPad, so it's likely they use your headphones too. Now they can have their own, kid-sized pair with sound quality on-par with yours. On Tuesday, Fuhu, Inc., released child-sized he...
03:22 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Facebook Removes Taliban Account
The Pakistani Taliban no longer has any friends -- Facebook friends that is. An account held by the Taliban was removed by Facebook over the weekend. The account had 281 Likes at the time of removal, ...
03:08 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Mashable Announces the 2012 Innovation Index Winners
After two weeks of voting, here are the winners of each category in our first-ever Innovation Index!More About: Innovation Index, Innovation Index 2012, features, mashable...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Power of Introverts Video Is a Surprise Viral Hit
A hand-drawn YouTube video based on an academic topic with a voice-over by a non-native English speaker isn't exactly the sort of thing you imagine going viral. (Not unless it was drawn by cats or fea...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Student Tweets Entire History of US Drone Strikes
How long would it take to tweet the entire history of US drone strikes one by one? Josh Begley, a graduate student at New York University, thought he would only need 10 minutes.I'm going to tweet the ...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Student Tweets Entire History of U.S. Drone Strikes
How long would it take to tweet the entire history of US drone strikes one by one? Josh Begley, a graduate student at New York University, thought he would only need 10 minutes.I'm going to tweet the ...
02:50 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Angry Birds Movie Arrives in 2016 From Producer of Despicable Me
Rovio celebrated the 3-year anniversary of the Angry Birds franchise by releasing new levels for the game and announcing details for the Angry Birds movie.More About: Angry Birds Movie, Entertainment,...
02:49 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable This Man Makes Data Look Beautiful
Big data is a big deal, but it means nothing if no one can make sense of it. But Jer Thorp can.More About: Dev & Design, Leaders in Design Series, big data, data visualization, features, mashable...
02:40 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable How a Simple Gmail Outage Crashed Google Chrome
Gmail went down yesterday for a relatively short period of time -- service was intermittent for about an hour (compare that to the extended outage of 2009). However, this outage had an unexpected comp...
02:38 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Microsoft: Surface Tablet to Debut in Retail Stores Soon
Microsoft's new Surface tablet will be coming to more retailers as soon as mid-December.More About: Microsoft Surface Tablet, Mobile, Tablet, microsoft...
02:23 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Turn Yourself Into an Action Figure With 3D Printing
Remember when you thought personalized ceramic mugs were cool? Forget that. With 3D printing, you can now turn yourself into an action figure.Even if you're not inclined to keep a heroic-looking, 3D-p...
02:08 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Biscotti Is a No-Brainer Gift for Reluctant Video Chatters
The Biscotti TV phone is a simple and affordable way to help some of your less tech-savvy relatives video chat with the rest of the family.More About: Gadgets, Gift of the Day, holidays 2012, video ch...
01:55 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Long Lost Steve Jobs 1995 Speech Predicts the Future of Animation
A rarely seen video of Steve Jobs has appeared online, and it gives additional insight into the Apple founder's vision -- not just for computing, but for the future of motion pictures.In August of 199...
01:48 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Time Running Out for Open Web Advocates at UNs WCIT Internet Conference
Forces working to preserve the open Internet are running out of time as a United Nations conference that could dramatically change the open web nears its end.The World Conference on International Tele...
01:48 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Dinosaur-Killing Meteorite Also Wiped Out Lizards
The massive extinction that killed off the dinosaurs may have also decimated lizards and snakes, according to new research.In the past, researchers believed that the K-T extinction, which occurred aro...
01:34 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Yoko Ono Does the Weirdest Ever Cover of Katy Perrys Firework
How do you make a song with the lyrics "Do you ever feel like a plastic bag / Drifting through the wind" even more eccentric? Add Yoko Ono to the track. The avant-garde musician covered Katy Perry's s...
01:22 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert Will Be Largest Event in Music History
Some of the largest names in the music industry will come together on Wednesday night for "12.12.12 The Concert for Sandy Relief," and through several live streams and social media integrations, the c...
01:13 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Camera Coming to Verizons LTE Network
The Samsung Galaxy Camera won't have to settle for the slow lane anymore. The Android-powered camera made its debut on AT&T's HSPA+ network, but it will soon be able to ride the much more sp...
01:07 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable What to Get the Techie Who Has Everything
1. Spotify Gift Subscription Spotify allows users access to almost every song on the planet for free -- with some limitations, like ads. To use Spotify and access its ca...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable After Death, Jenni Riveras Debut Film Will Still Come Out
Singer Jenni Rivera died Sunday in a plane crash, but fans can still see her in action in her debut movie role as an incarcerated mother in "Filly Brown."More About: Entertainment, Jenni Rivera, Video...
12:44 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable RoboAppStore Adds Functionality to Your Favorite Robots
Do you want your robot to smile every time it sees you? Or you want it to whistle and say "hello gorgeous" whenever it sees a girl, just like the stereotypical Italian movie character? Well, there's a...
12:36 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable FT Offers Free Google Nexus 7 Tablet With Subscription
Vanishing are the days of free cosmetic cases and tote bags with your newspaper or magazine subscription: In an aggressive effort to boost circulation numbers leading into 2013, the Financial Times is...
12:26 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Buzz This Week
Sports commanded the social media conversation this week, with seven of the top 10 most mentioned cable programs devoted to athletics.Friday's NBA matchup between the Lakers and the Thunder scored hig...
12:17 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Groupon CEO Doesnt Want to Talk About Acquisition Rumor
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason doesnt want to talk about his company potentially being acquired, or whether he will continue to be in charge of it.During an interview Tuesday at the Mobile-Loco conference i...
12:14 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Dissolvable Fabric Could Replace Condoms
University of Washington researchers developed a dissolvable fabric that could serve as a method of birth control and also prevent one or more STDs. The electrically spun cloth with nanometer-sized fi...
12:06 am GMT - Wed, December 12, 2012
Mashable Celebrate Christmas Chewbacca Style With Star Wars Holiday Cards
Leave it to Etsy to add some Rebel Alliance cheer to this holiday season. These Star Wars-themed holiday cards will at least ensure that your card doesn't end up in the trash with the rest of the Chri...
11:55 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 4 Free Services to Create an Online Wish List
1. Wishlistr Wishlistr is a free service that lets you create, edit and share themed wish lists. Click here to view this gallery.In the olden days, only Santa Claus and ...
11:46 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Grumpy Cat Wishes You a Very Gloomy GIFmas
Bah humbug! If you're a eggnog-hating buzzkill like Scrooge or Grumpy Cat, there's nothing wonderful about this time of the year. Perhaps these GIFs will get you in the Christmas spirit. The Internet'...
11:34 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Private Spaceship Builders Split $30 Million in NASA Funds
NASA has awarded $30 million to help three private companies ensure that their astronaut taxis are safe and reliable, agency officials announced this week.Boeing, SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp. will e...
11:19 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Why 2013 Is the Year of Responsive Web Design
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11:19 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable This Lord of the Rings Trailer Reveals the Hobbit-Tickling Truth
Breathe easy, Lord of the Rings diehards, The Hobbit release is only a few days away. And to ease the waiting period, here's a trailer to remind you the reasons your love begins and ends at Middle Ear...
11:09 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Coding Is 21st Century Literacy
You may be sitting on the app concept of the century, but don't know the programming basics to create it. Codecademy teaches you how to get started.More About: Codecademy, Tech Innovators Series, deve...
11:00 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Pinterest Embraces Holiday Spirit, Helps Brands Give Back
If you use Pinterest, you're already well aware the visual social network is teeming with signs of the holidays, from gift ideas to Christmas cookie recipes to DIY crafts. You may have seen Pinterest'...
10:49 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Advertising on LinkedIn: Your Guide for 2013
LinkedIn Advertising allows access to millions of users who drive business decisions. According to the company, as of Sept. 30, 2012, it operates the world's largest professional network on the Intern...
10:39 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 7 Kid-Friendly Games for the Holidays
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10:31 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable How a Cheap Massage Video Hit 3.4 Million YouTube Views
What makes a video go viral? For Rebecca Ohlhausen, the masseuse behind the million-plus-view "Core Relaxation Technique," the answer isnt obvious.More About: YouTube, viral videos...
10:18 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 16 Soulful Photos of Rhythm From Mashable Readers
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10:05 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Snoops Reddit AMA Is 2nd Biggest, Behind Only Obamas
Rapper Snoop Lion's candid "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit attracted 1.6 million page views on Friday, becoming the second biggest AMA ever. Here's why.More About: AMA, Entertainment, Music, Snoop...
10:03 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Second Man of Steel Trailer Blasts Online
The second trailer for Warner Bros. Man of Steel is now online!Directed by Zack Snyder, Man of Steel is a reboot of the storied Superman franchise. Warner Bros.'s last attempt at reviving the series, ...
09:55 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable GoDaddy Hires Former Yahoo Exec Blake Irving As CEO
GoDaddy has a new daddy.The domain registration and hosting service announced Tuesday that Blake Irving, a former exec at Microsoft and Yahoo, will take over as the company's CEO on Jan. 7. The compan...
09:55 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Checking Facebook at Work Could Be Illegal
Logging into Facebook, perusing eBay and surfing to other decidedly non-work related sites may not just upset your boss, but it could also be a federal offense.That's according to two Boston College p...
09:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable This Is What You Talked About on Twitter in 2012
Hashtags help Twitter users organize conversations around topics, and the site saw a flurry of talking points in 2012. Here's what you discussed.More About: Twitter...
09:32 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Twitter User ID Numbers Cross Into the Billions
Twitter passed a geeky milestone on Sunday night: Its user IDs broke into the 10 figures. Adrianus Wagemakers, the founder of the Amsterdam-based Twopcharts, which tracks the most influential Twitter ...
09:32 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable The Queen of England Will Send 3D Royal Christmas Card
You'll be seeing Her Majesty in three dimensions this holiday season. Queen Elizabeth II agreed to be filmed using 3D cameras for this year's royal Christmas message. British nationals will need speci...
09:18 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Huge Asteroid to Pass Earth Tonight: Watch Online
A giant asteroid will make a flyby of Earth over the next few days, and armchair astronomers can watch the action live on their computers.More About: Asteroid, NASA, space...
08:41 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Facebook Gifts Now Available to Every User in U.S.
Facebook's gifts service is now available to every user in the US -- just in time for the holidays.More About: Facebook, facebook gifts...
08:40 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Pinterest Adds Support for Twitter Cards
As Instagram closes its doors to Twitter, Pinterest is taking up the slack.Pinterest quietly added support for Twitter Cards (i.e., expanded tweets), so you can check out a pin someone’s shared ...
08:26 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Lenovos X1 Carbon Ultrabook Gets the Touchscreen Treatment
Lenovo has launched a touchscreen variant of its business-oriented ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook, dubbed the X1 Carbon Touch. Besides the most obvious change, the touchscreen, the new Windows 8 device ...
08:12 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable This App Wants to Hear Your Best Sleep Talk
Sleep Talk Recorder, a popular app that allows users to record what they say while they sleep, is making a documentary about its most interesting findings.More About: Watercooler, documentary films, m...
07:51 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Yahoo Mail Gets Major Overhaul With Emphasis on Less Distractions
It's been a long time coming, but Yahoo! Mail is finally get a much-needed redesigns to its email platform.More About: Yahoo, Yahoo Mail...
07:51 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Yahoo Mail Gets Major Overhaul With Emphasis on Fewer Distractions
It's been a long time coming, but Yahoo! Mail is finally get a much-needed redesigns to its email platform.More About: Yahoo, Yahoo Mail...
07:41 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 10 Geeky Stocking Stuffers Under $15
1. LEGO Mini Storage Boxes Whether for stationery or jewelry, these cute boxes will come in handy. Cost: From $3.99Click here to view this gallery.Christmas shopping for...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable iPhone 5 Best Gadget of the Year, Says Time Mag
TIME magazine published its list of the top 10 gadgets of the year, and the iPhone 5 came out on top. The list also includes other goodies Apple users love, but there were some surprising omissions as...
07:19 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Twitter Looks Back on 2012
Twitter had a pretty good 2012 and it's not afraid to humblebrag about how pervasive the platform has become.More About: Twitter...
06:50 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Wahoo Bluetooth Scale Keeps Track of All Your Weigh-Ins
A Bluetooth-enabled scale is one of those gadgets you think you don't really need until you have one. With a wireless scale you can have your weight (and in some cases BMI and body fat percentage) sen...
05:34 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Black Marble Goes Interactive: Explore the Earth in Darkness
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04:31 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable HotelTonight Now Allows You To Gift Hotel Stays
Last-minute hotel booking app HotelTonight released an update Tuesday, that expands the service into more countries, and allows users to give hotel stays as gifts.HotelTonight works with hotels in mor...
03:39 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Google Search Mad Men-Style Using Punch Cards
Google Search is a thoroughly modern tool, having launched in 1997, but a new website is taking Internet users back in time for a vintage twist on the search engine.Called "Google60," the site enables...
02:57 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Apple Partially Fixes Australian Map After Police Complaint
Apple has fixed — partially, at least — its map of Mildura, Australia, after local police advised people not to use the company’s Maps app because it showed the city in the wrong loc...
02:12 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable ZenDeals Solves The Biggest Problem With Online Coupons
ZenDeals uses patent-pending technology to verify online coupon codes so consumers don't end up wasting time trying to redeem outdated or fake offers.More About: The Launchpad, coupons, startup...
01:08 pm GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable All-Natural Compostable Water Filter Promises Superior Taste
For the eco-conscious among us, the Soma water filter is an all-natural, 100% compostable alternative to purifying H20.The fancy filter is made from Malaysian coconut shells, vegan silk and food-based...
11:58 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable ELF Electric Vehicle Powered by Pedaling and the Sun
Fueled by the combined forces of manpower and the sun, a new hybrid electric vehicle gets you from point A to B in an innovative new way.Called "ELF," the vehicle is the meeting point between a bicycl...
10:54 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable The Years Best Meteor Shower Peaks This Week
Stargazers are about to get their annual celestial treat: A bright meteor shower, the Geminids, will grace skies worldwide this week, with a peak in activity on Dec. 13.No telescope or binoculars are ...
09:57 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Adobe Updates Photoshop and Illustrator For Retina Displays
Adobe has updated Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 to support Retina displays.This update should make plenty of designers and photo editors very happy. Since the release of the 15-inch MacBook Pro wi...
09:15 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Sesame Street Talks Divorce With Online Kits for Parents and Kids
The beloved children's television show Sesame Street is taking on the D-word for the second time in 20 years. Abby Cadabby, a fuzzy, pink, fairy-in-training on Sesame Street, explains divorce by talki...
08:32 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Twitter Photo-Filters Maker: We Want to Democratize Creativity
Startup Aviary powers Twitter's photo filters, which launched Monday, the same day Instagram introduced new tools. Aviary's CEO talks about the coincidence.More About: Apps and Software, Aviary, Socia...
07:54 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Messis Historic Season: Watch All 86 Goals in One Awesome Video
Messi, the FC Barcelona star, set a soccer record this weekend by scoring 86 goals in a calendar year. Thanks to YouTube, we can watch them all in one clip.More About: Sports, soccer...
06:59 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Hands-On With Instagrams News Features
New Camera The new camera interface is larger and easier to view. The camera button is now larger and the user can choose to turn on a grid to better align a photo. It's...
06:59 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Hands On With Instagrams New Features
New Camera The new camera interface is larger and easier to view. The camera button is now larger and the user can choose to turn on a grid to better align a photo. It's...
06:30 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Face It, Instagram Is Replaceable
Im one of those annoying Instagram users who takes too many photos of sunsets and landmarks, all in the never-ending-hope that one of my images will hit the perfect emotional note and make it a must s...
05:49 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Planwise Makes it Easier to Plot Out Your Financial Goals
Planwise offers users a quick and easy way to visualize how significant financial events will impact their bank account in the short and long-term.More About: personal finance, startup...
05:24 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Pacquiao Knockout Meme Revels in Boxers Violent Defeat
Manny Pacquiao got punched really hard in the face this weekend for a shocking boxing loss. Enter this funny Pacquiao knockout meme. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
05:01 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Big Boi: Music Piracy Produces Bullsh-t Records
To hear Big Boi tell it, music these days is a beautiful thing but it's also a transaction. At the core of our talk, in advance of the release of his second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rum...
04:39 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Twitter Adds Instagram-Like Photo Filters
The Twitter vs. Instagram war just got real: Twitter now has photo filters.The long-rumored feature of adding filters to Twitter photos arrives today on Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Android.The ...
04:23 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable After Earth Trailer With Will Smith Will Make Your Heart Race
A trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's "After Earth" shows Will Smith and son Jaden fittingly play a father-son duo who are stranded after a crash landing.More About: Entertainment, Film, Movies, Sci-Fi, ...
04:08 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Facebook Is Down for Some Users
For those of you still recovering from the shock of Monday's Gmail outage, there may be even worse news -- Facebook appears to be down for some users, and lacking images for others.The Facebook outage...
04:07 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Drill Issue Could Threaten Mars Rover Curiositys Mission
As NASA's Mars rover Curiosity prepares to use its rock-boring drill for the first time, engineers are troubleshooting an issue with the power tool that may affect the entire mission.Curiosity's fast-...
03:51 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable XCOM Invites Players to Memorialize Fallen Soldiers on Facebook
It's hard to lose someone you care about, especially when you two have been through a lot together even if that person is just lines of code represented by artwork.The creators of XCOM: Enemy Unknown...
03:37 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable See 50 Years of Rolling Stones Concerts in Interactive Map
CartoDB has traced every Rolling Stones tour since 1963. Each is given its own page, with individual stops connected on a map. You can mouse over the stops to see the name of the location and the date...
03:36 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Music Monday: Songs for Coding
Exactly 197 years ago today, a woman named Ada Lovelace was born. The daughter of legendary romantic poet Lord Byron, Lovelace also enjoys an impressive reputation of her own. Rather than follow her f...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Nike+ FuelBand Accelerator Opens the Door for Fitness Innovation
Nike is looking for some entrepreneurs to make the most of its fitness-tracking technology, the Nike+ FuelBand.On Monday it was announced that Nike+ Accelerator, powered by TechStars, will i...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Internet Goes Bananas for Lost IKEA Monkey
The Internet can't resist a cute animal lost amongst Borgsjs and Flrdfulls. The Ikea Monkey -- a tiny Rhesus Macaque sporting a fashionable coat and found wandering a Toronto location of the retailer ...
03:04 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Hands-On Learning in School Just Got Very Real
Here's a surefire way to get tech-obsessed middle school students interested in learning again. Bring an over-sized iPad into the classroom, and fill it with games and apps based on the school's curri...
03:04 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable How Online Dead Ends Can Derail Sales
Online retailers anticipate a record $43.4 billion payday from the holiday sales season. But a new study indicates that they may be leaving plenty of consumer cash on the table. The Grinch in this tal...
02:49 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Santa and Moses Spar in Rap Battle Starring Snoop Lion
The creators of the parody rap battle between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are in the holiday spirit (kinda), unleashing a Santa Claus vs. Moses lyrical feud.More About: Snoop Lion, snoop dogg...
02:49 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 10 Most Innovative Viral Video Ads of 2012
Red Bull Stratos Advertiser: Red Bull Ad Agency: N/A Why It Works: Red Bull went to the edge of space to get ou...
02:36 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Google Grant Helps WWF Fight Poachers With Drones
Poachers across the world kill protected species everyday. They hunt elephants for their tusks, rhinos for their horns and tigers for pretty much anything including their eyes, hair, internal organs a...
02:21 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable NBA Celebrates 1 Billion YouTube Views With Video Mashup
The NBA is made for the Internet. Here are the league's 10 most popular YouTube videos ever, as well as a mashup celebrating 1 billion total views of its YouTube channel. More About: NBA, Sports...
02:19 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 3D-Printable Guns Face Federal Ban
No fully plastic guns existed when Congress first passed the Undetectable Firearms Act in 1988. But grassroots efforts to create a 3D-printable plastic gun have alarmed one congressman enough to call ...
02:11 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Contest: Caption This Mashable Comic
Think you've got the comedic chops to literally make us LOL here at Mashable? Write a funny caption, and we'll do our best to make you Internet famous.More About: comics, contest, humor...
02:01 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Instagram Introduces New Filter, Crop and Other Tools
Instagram released an update to its photo-sharing and filtering app Monday, delivering some highly requested features to iOS and Android users for the first time.You'll no longer need to open up Camer...
01:48 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Watch Psys Anti-American Rap and See Him Shake Obamas Hand
Despite the uproar about Psy's anti-American rap from 2004, Barack Obama met with the "Gangnam Style" rapper during the taping of "Christmas in Washington."More About: Entertainment, US, World, barack...
01:39 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 12 Problems Solved by Tech in 2012
Android Phones Help Amazon Tribe Stop Deforestation The Surui tribe of the Brazilian Amazon has struggled to maintain its traditional culture amidst rampant deforestatio...
01:29 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable University of California Logo Change Sparks Online Outrage
One of the largest public university systems in the world changed its logo last week -- to a design created by staff and students at no cost. But the rest of the student body isn't happy about it.The ...
01:20 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Meth and Tears: Breaking Bad as a Lifetime Movie
Read the following sentences in a deep, dramatic voice for full effect:"Premiering Tuesday night on Lifetime: A family torn apart by illness, infidelity and a high school drop-out in baggy pants. Can ...
01:04 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Mount Everest Doesnt Look That Big From Space
In this NASA photo showing Mount Everest, the rocky crest of Earth's crust barely peeks out from the planet around it.More About: NASA, pics, space...
01:03 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable How to Choose the Right Tech Gift for Kids of all Ages
Everywhere you look, kids have access to technology at their fingertips, literally. Babies are swatting at iPads, teens are hunched over their PS Vitas, and toddlers are grabbing at their parents iPho...
12:44 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable FTC: Little Progress in Privacy and Childrens Apps
If your child has his or her own smartphone -- or he or she just loves borrowing yours to play the latest games -- the Federal Trade Commission is advising caution. The FTC found in a recent report th...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Iran Launches Its Own Hyper-Censored YouTube
Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has launched Mehr, a kind of hyper-censored YouTube, approved for virtuous Iranian use. More About: censorship, iran...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 10 Festive Free E-Cards for the Holidays
1. Pingg Holiday Pie Chart by Stacey Hill This is a fab design for the more geeky among us. Click here to view this gallery.Whether you're environmentally conscious, you...
12:20 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Seinfeld Twitter Account Shows Hilarious Modern-Day Plot Lines
The humor behind syndicated-favorite Seinfeld brilliantly captured the essence of the 90s, but what if the hit show aired today?More About: Seinfeld, Twitter...
12:08 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Celebs and Fans Mourn Death of Latin Singer Jenni Rivera on Twitter
Singer Jenni Rivera and her band died in plane crash in Mexico. The news incited a flurry of mournful tweets and her name topped Google's Hot Trends list.More About: Entertainment, Jenni Rivera, Music...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable Fan Cave Goes International for World Baseball Classic
MLB is accepting applicants from the World Baseball Classic's 16 countries to participate in the league's social media Fan Cave. More About: Major League Baseball, Sports...
12:00 am GMT - Tue, December 11, 2012
Mashable 10 Most Favorited Bing Homepage Images of the Year
Capris Boats Aerial view of boats in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the coast of Capri, Italy. Credit: Glowimages/Getty Images.Click here to view this gallery.Ready to daydream...
11:49 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Google Reportedly Dodged $2 Billion in Taxes With Bermuda Tax Haven
Google avoided paying $2 billion in global income taxes last year by moving revenue to a shell company in Bermuda.More About: Google, taxes...
11:35 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable This Is Easily the Worst Free Throw Ever, and Its Hilarious
This hilarious video showing easily the worst free throw ever went online Saturday. It's gained some two million views since, and must be seen to be believed. More About: Sports, Watercooler, college ...
11:35 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Is This the Next Big Viral Movie Campaign?
We just received an anonymous tip pointing to a very interesting website that looks like its the start of what could be the next big viral movie campaign.The website is for a mysterious organization k...
11:27 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Dysentery and Other Dumb Ways to Die in Video Games
Nothing takes the fun out of gaming quite like falling victim to alien attacks, Goombas or pesky blades of killer grass. "Dumb Ways to Die in Video Games" parodies the cheerfully morbid viral PSA "Dum...
11:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Bizarre Creature Found in 200-Million-Year-Old Cocoon
About 200 million years ago, a leech released a slimy mucous cocoon that unwittingly encased and trapped a bizarre animal with a springy tail, preserving it until researchers discovered the teardrop-s...
11:05 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable The iBaby Monitor Is the Best Gift for Watchful Parents
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.Those old-school walkie talkie baby monitors just don't cut it anymore. Th...
10:53 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable How Reddit Saved Christmas for a Father of Four
One redditor's post received 5,200 upvotes and a slew of Christmas donations for his family.More About: Christmas, reddit...
10:52 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Soundgarden Tickets Up for Grabs Early for Twitter Users
Twitter users who use American Express can buy Soundgarden pre-sale concert tickets by syncing their cards and tweeting hashtag #AmexSoundgardenTix.More About: Entertainment, Marketing, Music, Soundga...
10:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable White House Joins Pinterest
Prepare to DIY along with the First Family -- the White House is now on Pinterest. The White House recently unveiled it's Pinterest account, whitehouse44, promising to "share pins and boards that rang...
10:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Axes Morning After Pillow Lets Guys Avoid Post-Coital Hugging
This Axe ad will surely divide those who think it's funny and others who think it's misogynistic. The premise: The Axe Effect is so strong that women can't let go of their man the morning after. Enter...
10:18 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable 10 iPad Wallpapers Full of Winter Cheer
1. Snowed-in Lake by @RetinaiPadWalls This snowy scene will make you feel all wintery in a good way. Click here to view this gallery.Are you looking to give your iPad a...
10:17 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Secretive Air Force Space Plane Ready for Tuesday Liftoff
The secretive U.S. Air Force X-37B robotic space plane has been cleared to lift off on Dec. 11.The X-37B vehicle and its cargo bay packed with a classified payload is set to make the third mission of ...
10:17 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Secret Air Force Space Plane Ready for Tuesday Liftoff
The secret U.S. Air Force X-37B robotic space plane has been cleared to lift off on Dec. 11.The X-37B vehicle and its cargo bay packed with a classified payload is set to make the third mission of the...
10:15 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Gmail Is Down for Some Users
Gmail service went down for many users just before noon Eastern Time on Monday.The outage appears to be intermittent, with the service first going down for some users for about 10 minutes. Service was...
10:09 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Amazon Offers Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy for $5
Amazon is continuing to discount its bestselling items leading into the holiday season.The retailer is offering the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy -- a boxed set that includes Fifty Shades of Grey, Fift...
09:58 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Countrys Rising Star Hunter Hayes Backs Music With Digital Dexterity
"Unreal" describes Hunter Hayes' fervent 2012, a year when he relied on his musical aptitude and social media dexterity to earn accolades and fans. More About: 55th Grammy Awards, Entertainment, Hunt...
09:58 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Rising Country Star Hunter Hayes Lives and Breathes Social Media
"Unreal" describes Hunter Hayes' fervent 2012, a year when he relied on his musical aptitude and social media dexterity to earn accolades and fans. More About: 55th Grammy Awards, Entertainment, Hunt...
09:42 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Sheryl Sandberg Has Sold More Than $40 Million in Facebook Stock So Far
Sheryl Sandberg has now sold off 1.65 million shares of Facebook worth $41.5 million. At what point should this be a cause for concern among investors?More About: Facebook, stocks...
09:42 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable 13 Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend
For the guy who doesn't travel lightly ONA's Brixton Camera and Laptop Messenger Bag is a great and stylish way to tote your electronics around town. The bag is made of ...
09:31 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Instagram Launches Advent Calendar Contest
Instagram has launched an advent calendar called "24 Grams," encouraging users to submit photos for a festive project. To celebrate the days leading up to Christmas, Instagram is looking for creative ...
09:31 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Science Reveals Simple Way Youll Miss Best Holiday Deals
Want to find a better holiday deal this season? Look leftor even right, for that matter. Just dont look straight ahead.More About: Christmas, holiday shopping...
09:19 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Bring Instagram Photos Back Into Twitter With This Chrome Extension
Instagram recently disabled support for Twitter cards, meaning the photos from the popular photo-sharing service don't show in Twitter anymore. But, there's an easy solution for Chrome users -- an ext...
09:19 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable You Wont Be Able to Vote on Facebook Privacy Changes After Today
You will most likely lose your ability on Monday afternoon to vote on future changes to Facebook's privacy policy.Why? Last week, Facebook invited all users to vote on proposed changes to the company'...
09:04 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Apples Steve Jobs Patent Is in Trouble
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has filed paperwork to declare a key Apple patent invalid. The patent has to do with how the multi-touch screen works on an iPhone or iPad -- most notably how list...
09:04 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Kobe Bryant + Lionel Messi = Huge Viral Success
The battle for global supremacy plays out in 60 seconds in this Turkish Airlines ad that pits Argentinian soccer great Lionel Messi against U.S. basketball superstar Kobe Bryant.The two battle for the...
08:54 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Yahoo Expands TV Distribution With NBC Sports Deal
Yahoo and NBC have agreed to cross-promote each other's sports content in an effort to boost audiences sizes and coverage breadth across TV and the web.The partnership will increase NBC's online reach...
08:33 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Nook Video Comes to the UK, Brings UltraViolet Support
Barnes & Noble has launched Nook Video in the UK, with support for the UltraViolet digital locker, a first in the country. Users of Nook HD and Nook HD+ will be able to watch movies and TV s...
08:33 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Why You Can Never Truly Delete Your Email
Think that clicking delete will actually delete your email? Think again.More About: email, security...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable 10 Christmas Twitter Headers You Can Download for Free
1. Winter by TwitrCovers This is a great, crisp and clean image. Click here to view this gallery.If you're looking to add some holiday cheer to your Twitter profile, we ...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Square Now Sells Digital Gift Cards
Square just made it much easier for consumers and local businesses to use gift cards during the holidays.More About: Square, gift cards, iphone...
08:02 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Googles Outgoing Acquisitions Head: An Exclusive Interview
One of the biggest mysteries at Google right now is this: what happened to David Lawee, and where is he going next?Lawee, until Friday, was the guy you really wanted to meet if you wanted to sell your...
08:01 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable U.N. Premieres A Better Place on Mashable for Human Rights Day
The United Nations is releasing "A Better Place," the latest installment of Playing For Change -- an initiative to connect the world through music -- on Mashable for International Human Rights Day. "A...
07:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Samsung Ad Promises Something New at CES 2013
Samsung has had an up-and-down year, but it's mostly been up. Despite losing a high-profile patent trial to Apple back in the summer, the company finished the year as the No. 1 seller of smartphones i...
07:12 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Google Tops List of the Most-Shared Social Video Brands of 2012
Google's "Project Glass" video propelled the company to the top of a list of the most-shared social video brands of 2012.Unruly, which released its 20 most-shared ads of 2012, also looked at which bra...
06:54 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Job Hunting? Check Out 160+ Openings at Machinima 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...
05:50 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Amazon Lowers Price of Kindle Fire HD 8.9 by $50 in One-Day Deal
Amazon has lowered the price of its 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD by $50 in a special one-day deal. The 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD sports a 1920x1200 resolution screen, a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor, a front fa...
03:43 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Google Pays Tribute to First Computer Programmer Ada Lovelace
Today's Google Doodle is a tribute to the woman that's considered to be the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace. Born on December 10, 1815, Ada was the daughter of Lord Byron and his wife Anne Isa...
02:15 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable McAfee in Live Video Q&A: I Had Absolutely Nothing to Do With the Murder in Belize
John McAfee reiterated his innocence in a live video session Sunday night, during which he updated viewers on his current situation, and answered questions from the press.Wearing black square-frame gl...
01:38 pm GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Australian Police Are Telling People to Stop Using Apple Maps
The Police department of Mildura, Australia, is warning drivers not to rely on Apple Maps, since the location of that city in Apple's mapping app is incorrect. According to the Mildura Police, Apple M...
11:14 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable The 10 Best Indie Games for the Holiday Season
1. Torchlight 2 The fantasy-RPG sequel to the wildly popular 2009 game Torchlight, Runic Games' latest installment in the franchise, doesn't mess with its recipe too muc...
10:13 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable 10 Kickass Kickstarter Projects From 2012
Amanda Palmer Goal:$100,000Pledged:$1,192,793Singer/songwriter Amanda Palmer spent four years writing a record and putting her band together. Formerly part of the Dresd...
09:29 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Transporter Provides Your Own Private Off-Cloud Storage for Sharing Files
Users of free cloud-storage providers, such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Apple iCloud, are often faced with file-size limitations and lack of privacy. What's more, upgrades typically require recurring...
08:45 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable 10-Year-Old Creates Fun Call Me Maybe Parody With Harvard Educators
The Harvard economics department has joined the "Call Me Maybe" parody craze, thanks to an administrator's idea and her 10-year-old son's editing skills.More About: Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen, En...
08:03 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable 5 Top Pick-Me-Up Movies for the Job Search Blues
These five job related movies that will offer you up some laughs as your hunt for the perfect career continues.More About: features, job search series, mashable...
07:40 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Price From $99 to $79
Barnes & Noble has lowered the price of its Nook Simple Touch e-reader to $79 to compete against Amazon's entry-level e-reader, the Kindle.The E-Ink e-reader, which previously cost $99, packs ess...
07:03 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable How Not To Network Online During The Holidays
No matter where you are in your career -- unemployed, actively job searching, happily employed, or anywhere in-between -- networking is key in moving forward in your career.More About: features, job s...
05:59 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Funniest Memes of the Week
On lazy Sundays just before the workweek starts, there's nothing better than curling up on a comfy couch -- and giggling over viral videos.So, here at Mashable we've rounded up a recap of the best one...
04:57 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Road Trippers Will Brake for This Virtual Car Assistant
This Parrot virtual assistant clips to the sun visor of your car and handles your calls and texts while you drive. More About: Gadgets, Gift of the Day, holidays 2012, parrot...
03:58 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Pinterest Pins This Week
Stitch Macbook Decal Put everyone's favorite alien from Lilo & Stitch on your laptop. Repinned From: Jac St. John, Must Buy BoardSource: EtsyClick here to view this gall...
03:14 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Do Your Emails Annoy Your Co-Workers?
Considering that email is the primary form of communication in most offices, we don't always choose our written words as wisely as we should. Especially when we're trying to get through a packed inbox...
02:38 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Sunday Comics: What Would Steve Jobs Do?
Do Apple products seem just a little less "insanely great" since the untimely demise of Steve Jobs? Should Apple be wondering what Jobs would have done? Our friends Nitrozac and Snaggy at The Joy of T...
02:12 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Opinion: Microsofts Astonishing Windows 8 Boondoggle
The other day, I got a Skype video call from my mother. This was unusual since she rarely calls me via Skype. I answered the call and saw my mother sitting in her living room, the camera at an odd ang...
01:30 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Review: Is Apples 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Worth the Money?
13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro, Side View The 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro has a great screen and performs well. But is it good enough to justify the price tag?Click here to v...
01:13 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Instagram Photos Not Appearing on Twitter
Instagram images are not displaying on Twitter cards as of Sunday afternoon. Instead, users are being shown an empty white space where a photo should live. A link to the Instagram photo is still inclu...
01:13 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Updated: Instagram Disables Support for Twitter Cards
Instagram images are not displaying on Twitter cards as of Sunday afternoon. Instead, users are being shown an empty white space where a photo should live. A link to the Instagram photo is still inclu...
12:49 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable SpaceX Poised to Enter Space Again With Two New Missions
While NASA is placed on the back burner due to U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to cut the agency's planetary science funding, its private counterpart SpaceX has been green-lit to return to space. T...
12:41 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Top 5 Kids Apps of the Week
1. Toddler Maze 123 Ages 2-6Overall rating: 4.6 out of 5 starsWhy we like it: Twenty well-designed, extremely simple mazes are found in this excellent starter app; ideal...
12:07 am GMT - Mon, December 10, 2012
Mashable Apple and Google Reportedly Working Together to Buy Kodak Patents
Typically vicious enemies in the patent wars, Apple and Google are reportedly forging an alliance to snatch up photo-sharing patents from Kodak, the now-bankrupted company whose once-innovative produc...
11:25 pm GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable 5 Innovations Transforming the Entertainment Industry
We all know that Justin Bieber is the Midas of social media. But he doesn't work alone -- he has a stellar team behind him, including a certain filmmaker. If you've seen Never Say Never or the Biebs' ...
10:49 pm GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Kisses of 2012 [PICS]
In 2012, love was in the air. From the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to the running of the bulls in Pamploma, Spain, kisses all over the world were captured in photos. Here are our top 10 picks. 10. Un...
10:02 pm GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Johnny Manziel Tweets Heisman Trophy Thank-You
Texas A&M Quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman in history to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Soon after he received college football's top award, he took to Twitter to c...
09:54 pm GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable How Black Is That? Asks Jamie Foxx in Hilarious Monologue on SNL
The ultra-talented Jamie Foxx rocked Saturday Night Live last night with his opening monologue, calling out a variety of hilarious examples of how things are changing with race in America. Hosting the...
08:59 pm GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable John McAfee Just Wants to Come Home
Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee has been on the run for weeks, avoiding Belize police who want to question him about the death of his neighbor. In his strange cross-country journey, he claimed...
08:15 pm GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Is it Time to Close Your Business?
The legal and tactical legwork necessary to close a business is just as important as the steps it took to open. Be sure to close your business the right way. More About: Small Business, features, mash...
09:05 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ is a Big Screen, Good Value Tablet
Barnes and Noble Nook-HD+ Click here to view this gallery.The 9-inch Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ is a solid, well-designed and easy to use content consumptio...
08:26 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable If You Use Social Networks, Watch This Video
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn had some thoughtful words on our plugged-in, tech-obsessed society: Step away from social networks, and pay closer attention to your real-life relationships....
07:32 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable MiFi With Touchscreen is a Road Warriors Dream
Meet the Novatel MiFi Liberate: the first mobile access point with a touchscreen, letting you configure it without connecting it to a computer.If you're not familiar with mobile access points, also kn...
06:59 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Verizon Wants to Track Your Movements While You Watch TV
Think watching television from home is the perfect alone time? Think again. Verizon has filed patents for a TV set-top box equipped with cameras, motion sensors and microphones that would track the mo...
06:30 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable U.S. Defense Department Developing Super Precise Drone
The U.S. Department of Defense's DARPA arm is developing a drone that can deliver and precisely position a payload for deployment.It can hover in place, much like a Harrier jet, and can fly like stand...
05:58 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable How to Use Creative Commons Visuals on Your Site
Tracking down quality visuals to accompany stories and blog posts can be difficult. Luckily, there are more than 200 million free photos on the web that are available for almost anyone to use -- as lo...
05:58 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable How to Use Creative Commons Visuals
Tracking down quality visuals to accompany stories and blog posts can be difficult. Luckily, there are more than 200 million free photos on the web that are available for almost anyone to use -- as lo...
05:28 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
It’s been awhile since the big tech companies launched products in time for the holiday shopping season. So this week, tech news has mostly been filled with cool scientific developments and R...
04:59 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Logitech TV Cam Is the Perfect Gift for Your Skyping Grandma
This Logitech TV cam will take your Skype chats with grandma to the next level. More About: Gadgets, Gift of the Day, holidays 2012, logitech...
04:19 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Twitter to Offer Photo Filters by End of This Year, Report Says
If sources familiar with the matter are correct, Twitter might be getting into the photo-filter business before the end of this year. According to sources, the microblogging service is planning to add...
03:45 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Contact Lenses Can Display Your Text Messages
You wouldn't dream of bringing your smartphone into the shower to answer a text message or respond to an email -- it's much too precious to risk that danger. But now, new technology will let you see i...
03:45 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable Contact Lenses Could Display Your Text Messages
You wouldn't dream of checking text messages or responding to email in the shower -- it's much too risky for your smartphone. But doing such tasks may soon be possible, as new technology will let you ...
02:46 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable 7 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
Twitterific Twitter client Twitterific released version 5 of its iOS app this week. Overhauled and redesigned, the updated app has a new customizable user interface, ges...
01:53 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable The Top Comments on Mashable This Week
Metallica Makes Nice With Music Streaming, Comes to Spotify What a difference a few years make: Metallica announced on Thursday that it was releasing its entire catalog ...
01:30 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable This UPS Driver Reveals the Secret of Christmas
Spoiler alert: Santa is actually a UPS man.A new YouTube video shows a man, identified as UPS delivery man Ken Jones, singing a hilarious version of "Winter Wonderland." In the video, uploaded Wednesd...
12:54 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable 55 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
We all know the Internet can be an incredible resource. It can also be quite difficult to navigate. New websites and apps constantly appear, and the old ones are always being updated. To help you make...
12:07 am GMT - Sun, December 9, 2012
Mashable DoorBot Lets You Answer Your Door With a Smartphone or Tablet
Wouldn't it be great to answer your front door with a smartphone? That's the promise of Doorbot, a Wi-Fi-enabled doorbell that alerts you whenever someone pushes its button, sending audio and video to...
11:58 pm GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Bad Santa Fired from Mall Gig After Parents Complain on Facebook
If you find your mall Santa experience unsatisfactory this year, be sure to complain on Facebook.It could get Santa fired.That’s what happened at the Maine Mall in Portland. On Monday, Mother Je...
10:52 pm GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Top 24 Most Inspiring Photos of 2012
Photos have a way of transporting us to a place that words cannot. What's captured in the fraction of a second can live forever. During 2012, we saw some truly inspiring moments; moments now seared in...
09:57 pm GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable 2013 Chevy Spark Is Packed with Cool Tech
The 2013 Chevy Spark is a relatively low-priced, unusual-looking car -- one that's scarcely 12 feet long and bristling with the latest technology. I tested one over the course of a week, and was espec...
09:10 pm GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable 10 Top News Stories This Week
It was another busy week at Mashable. Not only were we hustling to cover the news, test new gadgets and share our opinions, but we launched a whole new site. And there was that day Grumpy Cat came to ...
08:17 pm GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable 5 Apps To Prevent Your Teen From Texting While Driving
It's tempting to immediately check your phone when it notifies you of a new text message. But ignoring that sound when operating a vehicle is important for safe driving -- something that can be diffic...
09:04 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Interactive Map Shows Each Bomb Dropped During London Blitz
The Bomb Sight Project lets you explore 1940s London and see where each bomb struck during the Blitz. More About: Newsy, apps, interactive map, videos, world war 2...
08:27 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable 3D-Printed Ornament Is Made From Your Social Data
This 3D-printed ornament's points and their lengths indicate how many Facebook friends the person has in different places around the world.More About: 3D printers, Christmas...
07:46 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Holiday Shoppers: Beware of Grey Charges
You've heard all the warnings about being on the lookout for fake websites when shopping online, and you know you should have an antivirus program running on your computer. You probably know about not...
07:09 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Temporary Tattoo Attaches Health Sensor to Your Body
This type of tattoo won't disappoint your mom. A health-monitoring sensor can be attached to your arm with a temporary tattoo. The blue smiley-face "tattoo" hides medical sensors that monitor your ski...
06:33 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable How LoJack for Laptops Recovers Your Stolen Device
If you're giving or receiving a new laptop for the holidays, you may want to consider an added layer of protection. Laptop theft peaks during the holiday season, according to theft-prevention company ...
05:59 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Battle of the Call Me Maybe Christmas Lights
We thought "Call Me Maybe" was supposed to die after the summer. But nope, Carly Rae is back and this time she's bringing her mind-numbingly catchy tune to the holidays via a few extra spirited folks ...
05:37 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable New and Old Media Keep Billy Eichner on the Streets
Comedian Billy Eichner has found the perfect medium, somewhere between traditional and digital media. As host of Funny or Die's Billy on the Street, Eichner reports man-on-the-street style on-the-air...
05:13 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Your Social Media Marketing Checklist for 2013
As you prepare your goals for 2013, don't forget these important social media strategies for your business.More About: corporate social media, social media marketing, tips...
04:53 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable YouTubes 20 Most-Viewed Ads of 2012
1. My Time is Now (Nike) The second-biggest sporting event of the year next to the Olympics was probably soccer...
04:37 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Vote Now for the Top Tech Innovations of 2012
Vote now for the best innovations of 2012 in Mashables Innovation Index! Help us celebrate the best products, apps and gadgets of 2012, in 15 categories. A special thank...
04:26 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable How to Make a Chocolate iPhone
Looking for a tasty holiday treat you can make for your tech-loving sweet-tooth friends? How about a chocolate iPhone?This recipe -- developed by Brit Morin of Brit + Co and featured in the just-...
04:01 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable This Is My Brain on YouTube
Each month, the world watches 4 billion hours of YouTube video. And many people catch those clips during work breaks, while commuting or sneaking them in at the office.Before I started working at Mash...
03:48 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Twitter Reacts to Supreme Court Decision to Tackle Gay Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that it will rule on the issue of same-sex marriage, reviewing both California's Proposition 8 law as well as a case from New York that challenges the Defense o...
03:30 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Brain Pacemaker May Treat Alzheimers
In an experimental trial, surgeons have implanted deep-brain stimulators into U.S. and Canadian Alzheimers patients.More About: Science, health, medical science...
03:06 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable White House Deletes Petition Amid Psys Anti-American Rap Controversy
A petition, asking Obama to rescind his "Christmas in Washington" invite to "Gangnam Style" rapper Psy, has been removed from the White House's petitions website.More About: US, White House, World, ga...
02:51 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable OCDock Makes Your Workspace a Zen Apple Oasis
Steve Jobs would probably approve of this iPhone dock's elegant design simplicity and logical functionality. More About: apple, kickstarter...
02:40 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Local Newspaper Uses Pinterest to Find Wanted Criminals
A Pennsylvania newspaper is using Pinterest to post mug shots and find people wanted by police officials.More About: crime, pinterest...
02:30 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Surface May Be Coming to Major Retailers
Microsoft's Surface tablet is currently for sale only via the company's website and brick-and-mortar Microsoft Stores. But the Surface may soon be available in many more places -- and in time for Chri...
02:20 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable These Are the People Who Make Your Toys
Click here to view this gallery.Most of us know that the toys we give to their kids during the holidays tend to be made in China. However, this is a fairly abstract c...
02:12 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Irish Footballer Quits Twitter After Whining About Massive Salary
Irish soccer star Jamie O'Hara has quit Twitter after fans attacked him over asinine tweets whining about his huge salary and charitable obligations. More About: Sports, soccer...
02:01 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Oblivion Sci-Fi Movie Poster Shows Grim Future Earth
In the first poster for "Oblivion," Tom Cruise's character stands beside a futuristic aircraft in an uninhabitable city, looking at a waterfall between skyscrapers.More About: Entertainment, Film, Mov...
01:50 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable A Stop-Motion History of the GIF
The Internet's favorite file format is an old friend at this point, having just celebrated its 25th birthday. The GIF -- an acronym from Graphics Interchange Format -- lived it up this year, even scor...
01:41 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Twitter Reducing Some Tweets to Just 117 Characters
Think 140 characters isnt enough to say what you want in a tweet? Get ready for 117.Starting in February, tweets that contain URLs will be reduced to 118 characters, 117 for https links. While that m...
01:27 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Cellhelmet Repairs iPhones You Break While Using Its Case
Cellhelmet will replace your iPhone 4 or 4S if it breaks while using their cases. More About: Newsy, cases, iphone, videos...
01:17 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Satisfy Your Hunger With Four Seasons Global Food Website
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts' latest web project, TASTE, will make your mouth water and perhaps get you into the kitchen. The international luxury hotel's interactive website, which launched Frid...
01:03 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable 5 Tech Innovations Improving the Travel Experience
Rafat Ali describes his picks for Mashable's Innovation Index.More About: Innovation Index, features, mashable, travel...
12:45 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Most Mobile Browsers Are Unsafe to Use
None of the leading mobile browsers have security that's up to snuff, according to researchers at Georgia Tech.More About: browser, mobile phones, security...
12:33 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Finally, Funny Ladies Get Science Promotion Right
A group of hilarious women scientists successfully parody the European Commission's disastrous "Science: It's a Girl Thing" promotional video.More About: Science, parody, women...
12:17 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Man Asks White House to Formalize His Micronation in Nevada
Kevin Baugh, president of Molossia -- technically located in Nevada -- is petitioning the White House to formally recognize his micronation.More About: online petition, session, we the people...
12:03 am GMT - Sat, December 8, 2012
Mashable Sulia: The Hottest Social Network Youve Never Heard Of
1. Sulia Sulia is "a subject-based social network that connects you to the top social sources on subjects you care about."You can sign up to the service by connecting e...
11:47 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable How to Tell Someone Youre Job-Hunting
Here are a few tips to tell your contacts that you're job-hunting without killing the conversation.More About: Jobs, job hunting...
11:38 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Alabama University Programmers Beat Tech Elite in Hacking Contest
It was 3 a.m. on the first day of final exams. While most slept, a small cohort of students, overcome with excitement, locked arms to sing the Auburn University alma mater. The Alabama school, which h...
11:38 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable College Programmers Beat Tech Elite in Hacking Contest
It was 3 a.m. on the first day of final exams. While most slept, a small cohort of students, overcome with excitement, locked arms to sing the Auburn University alma mater. The Alabama school, which h...
11:25 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Clues Suggest Volcanoes on Venus Are Active
New evidence hints that Venus may be volcanically active, which has long been a controversial topic among scientists.More About: space, venus, volcano...
11:15 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Major Brands Are Losing Hundreds of Thousands of Pinterest Followers
Major brands are currently losing hundreds of thousands of followers on popular photo-sharing site Pinterest, following an initiative to crack down on spam.More About: pinterest, spam...
11:10 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable The Best Cheap Phones This Holiday Season
If you're shopping on the cheap, finding a good deal and a decent phone is tough. You want the best bang for the buck, but it's a minefield of crap out there. It's a tricky business. No worries -- we'...
11:02 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Chuckle at Cartoon Kittys Misadventures on Ice
Simon's cat may not glide like Michelle Kwan or triple axel like Evan Lysacek, but that only adds to the hapless kitty's charm.The latest installment of British animator Simon Tofield's feline shenani...
10:52 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable How the Middle East, North Africa Are Using Facebook for Marketing
The Middle East and North Africa are quickly becoming key sectors in the Facebook population. Since the beginning of 2012, the regions have grown 29%, adding more than 10 million new users, according ...
10:37 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Designing Social Buttons: How Do Users Share What They Like?
Buttons -- Facebook Like, Tweet, Pin -- provide users with quick and seamless ways to share content, but graphic designers have to get them right.More About: UX, UX design, social sharing...
10:25 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Startup Chef Shares Recipes From Zuckerberg, Crowley, Ek Kitchens
You may never score an invite to the Zuckerberg holiday table, but you can serve the family's eggnog cinnamon chip scones in your own home.The recipe for the tasty dessert, and recipes from 74 other t...
10:04 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Watch This Parrots Nifty Buggy Driving Skills
Pepper the Parrot drives a homemade buggy using his beak and a joystick to navigate. More About: Watercooler, pet gadgets, videos...
10:04 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable YouTube Inks Distribution Deal With Virgin America
You'll be able to watch more than TV and films on your next cross-country flight: Virgin America is making several YouTube shows available on its in-flight entertainment system beginning Dec. 15.The a...
09:46 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Apple v. Samsung Back in Court: Heres What the Judge Will Decide
Samsung and Apple are back in court, arguing about product bans, more monetary damages and potential jury misconduct.More About: apple, apple vs samsung, patent lawsuit, patent lawsuit theater, samsun...
09:46 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Google+ Adds Communities to Talk About Food, Football and More
Google has rolled out Google+ communities to its social networking platform, allowing users to join private and public groups based around specific topics.More About: Google, Google Hangouts, Soc...
09:42 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Upbeat Heartbreak as Couple Announces Breakup With Song
Jonathan wanted kids. Ivory? Not so much. So, they broke up -- through a catch YouTube song, obviously. More About: Watercooler, break up, videos...
09:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Private Google Play Channels Coming for Businesses
Google is adding an option for businesses to create their own Google Play private channel to distribute their internal Android apps to employees.More About: Google Play, google business...
09:30 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable See How Youll Look When Youre Old With Bank of America App
Face it, you're going to get old someday. At that point, you'd probably like to have a nice pile of cash on hand.We all know these are the facts, but how do you drive the point home to young people wh...
09:10 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Gaps Latest Gift With Purchase? TaskRabbits
Skip the free tote. This holiday season, Gap is giving away $25 to spend on TaskRabbit to every shopper who spends $75 or more at Gap's stores in San Francisco and New York between Dec. 8 and 24.Think...
08:59 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable John McAfee Saga Gets Bizarre Animated Retelling
What took them so long? Next Media Animation, known for its bizarre animated versions of current events, has outdone itself with a retelling of the story John McAfee's latest exploits.McAfee famously ...
08:58 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Do Your Tech Choices Predict How Much Youll Give to Charity?
For non-profits raising money online, it's important to know as much as possible about your supporters. But are their technology preferences significant? Online donation platform Qgiv tracked a year'...
08:41 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable iPad Mini Launch Underwhelms In China
The iPad mini launch on Friday failed to bring out crowds in China, which typically sees customers line up in droves for new Apple products.More About: Mobile, apple, iPhone 5, ipad, ipad mini...
08:26 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S III Gets Premium Suite Upgrade
Samsung has announced a Premium Suite upgrade for its flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The Premium Suite is a software upgrade, bringing several new features (some of which are already p...
08:26 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Give Dad the Ultimate Remote Control for His Connected Home
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.Control your home using your iPhone and the Belkin WeMo system. Turn light...
08:18 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable 40 Years After Apollo 17: An Astronaut Reflects
The last manned mission to the moon launched 40 years ago today, but astronaut Harrison Schmitt remembers it like it was yesterday.More About: NASA, astronaut, history, space...
08:03 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Google Searches of 2012
10. Games Searches for the gaming site Friv rose dramatically this year, proving that 2012 was all about finding something to play.Image courtesy of Flickr, rvgpl Click...
07:46 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable The Complete U.S. Jobs Report in Two Simple Charts
The U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.7%.More About: Jobs, charts, unemployment...
07:32 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable 7 YouTube Videos for Your Holiday Party
Three-Hour Fireplace There are quite a few hearth videos on YouTube, so feel free to pick the best for your par...
06:59 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Pepsi Launches Promo With Apples Passbook
Pepsi is offering a deal via Apple's Passbook digital wallet for a free 20 oz. Pepsi Max. However, you have to download Consumr's app and be near one of the 450 Kum & Go stores in the U.S. to tak...
06:43 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Keeping Mom in the Family Facebook Photo
December in California brings the promise of classroom parties at my kids schools, rainy weather to help us through the dry summer, and long holiday letters and photos from friends who document their ...
03:44 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Googles Vic Gundotra Was Asked Not to Tweet After Two Turkeys Tweet
Google's Senior VP of Engineering Vic Gundotra was asked not to tweet again after he posted a tweet which critiqued Nokia's deal with Microsoft. Gundotra revealed this himself in a recent interview, w...
12:24 pm GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Google Discontinues Free Version of Google Apps for Businesses
Google no longer offers a free version of Google Apps for businesses. Instead of having a choice between a free and a premium version, businesses wishing to use Google Apps now have to pay $50 per use...
11:37 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Ads Will Soon Follow You From One Device to the Next
Former Google advertising scientist is behind a service that matches people across devices to serve more targeted advertisements.More About: ad targeting, online advertising, second screen, targeted a...
08:59 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Hoppit Helps You Find Restaurants Based on Your Mood
Hoppit lets users search for restaurants based on their current mood and the people they are with at that moment.More About: The Launchpad, startup...
08:38 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Researchers Build a 3D-Printed Transform Robot
Japanese hobby researchers at Brave Robotics have developed a functioning, entirely 3D-printed robot inspired by Transformers. The remotely controlled bot can turn into a car and vice versa in just a ...
08:38 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Researchers Build a 3D-Printed Robot
Japanese hobby researchers at Brave Robotics have developed a functioning, entirely 3D-printed robot inspired by Transformers. The remotely controlled bot can turn into a car and vice versa in just a ...
08:21 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Telehealth Services Provide Remote Patients Link to Doctors
The device sitting on the center of your company's meeting room table connects you to your colleagues around the world. In fact, virtually every Fortune 100 company uses the video conferencing solutio...
07:57 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Ping-Pong Cat Is Adorably Good at Table Tennis
Meet Ping Pong Cat. He (or she) somehow really good at ping pong. And -- obviously -- really, really cute. More About: Sports, Watercooler, cat videos...
07:28 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable YouTube Changes Again, Really Wants You to Subscribe
It's been more than a year since YouTube underwent a major redesign -- tweaking colors and layout, adding Google+ integration, and most importantly, adding channels you could subscribe to as easi...
07:02 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Parents, Kids Have Kind Words for Each Other on Facebook
Your kids are more likely to initiate friending you on Facebook when they're young, suggests a new study from Facebook. Data gathered by the social networking giant shows 65% of 13-year-olds initiate ...
06:37 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Football Coachs Name Too Scandalous for Auto-Filter
Cal's new head football coach has surname that might trip up some 12-year-old boys -- or, apparently, at least one sports site's auto-filter. More About: Sports, college sports...
06:18 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Social Media Eye for the Small Business Guy: A Chicago Butcher Gets a Makeover
The following is the first in Mashable's "Social Media Eye for the Small Business Guy" series, which will look at how small businesses navigate social media marketing. If you're a social media consult...
05:51 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Killed-Off Corals Hold Clues to Earthquake Prediction
Some of the biggest coral die-offs in recorded history happened in 2004 and 2005, after massive earthquakes in Sumatra, off the coast of Indonesia.More About: Earthquake, Weather, natural disaster...
05:28 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Get Your Cyber Hipster On With This Brooklyn (Inter)Nets T-Shirt
Design company Frank & Jan's got a web-themed spin on the new Brooklyn Nets logo. More About: Watercooler, blog, brooklyn, pictures, trending...
05:10 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable See How Peter Jackson Turns New Zealand Into Middle Earth
Whether you're a fan of Tolkien myth lore or not, everyone can agree that the backdrop alone is worth sitting through The Hobbit.How does director Peter Jackson and his crew select the perfect locatio...
04:52 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Test Your 4th Generation iPad with These 9 Games
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour ($6.99) As iPad shooters go, it doesn't get more intense than the latest installment in Modern Combat, Gameloft's Call of Duty-inspired franch...
04:35 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Daily Beast, Washington Post Consider Paywalls
The Washington Post may join the slew of newspapers implementing paywalls for content, the Wall Street Journal reports. Citing unnamed sources, the Journal says the Post is "considering" the option, a...
04:31 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable SEC May Take Action Against Netflix Over CEOs Facebook Post
Netflix and its CEO Reed Hastings are in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission over a post Hastings made on Facebook.Back in July, Hastings posted a small blurb to his Facebook page, n...
04:21 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable 12 Memorable Mashable Videos of 2012
We've had a lot of interesting moments at Mashable in the past year -- and luckily, we also happened to be filming many of them. In 2012, we followed an Internet celebrity singing with a turkey leg, t...
04:05 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Second Screening May Lead to Depression
A new study asserts that the more you multitask using multiple screens, the more likely you are to feel depressed or anxious. More About: health, multitasking, second screen...
03:49 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable 7 Stocking Stuffers for the Entrepreneur
Struggling to think of the perfect gift for the entrepreneur in your life? Try one of these budget-friendly alternatives, sure to please any hard-working, enterprising small business owner on your gif...
03:38 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Gilt Groupe Hires Citigroup CMO to Replace CEO Kevin Ryan
Michelle Peluso, global consumer chief marketing and Internet officer at Citigroup and Gilt board member, is taking on the role of CEO at Gilt Groupe, the company announced Thursday.Word that the onli...
03:25 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Justin Biebers Manager Goes on Twitter Rant About Grammy Snub
In a series of tweets, Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun expressed his strong disapproval about Bieber not earning any Grammy nominations. More About: 55th Grammy Awards, Entertainment, Music, Sco...
03:03 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Spotify Wants to Make Music Discovery Truly Social
Spotify has plans to make music discovery more personalized and more social.We've always classified discovery as Spotify's Achilles' heel. Because Spotify's catalogue is so large, finding new music or...
02:51 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Lobbying Heats Up Over Online Gambling Bill
State lottery directors are in town this week to lobby against Internet gambling legislation that states worry could limit their ability to expand their games online.Lottery officials this week are me...
02:35 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable John McAfee Reportedly Rushed to Hospital
John McAfee, computer programmer, entrepreneur and person of interest in the death of his Belize neighbor, was rushed to a Guatemala hospital Thursday afternoon after reportedly suffering two mild hea...
02:26 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable How Does a Company Change After Its Acquired?
Doug Ludlow, founder of Hipster, talks about how his company changed after it was acquired by AOL.More About: acquisition, aol, startup, valleygirltv...
02:10 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Who Hacked the Dalai Lamas Website?
The search is on for the hacker who targeted a website associated with the Dalai Lamas YouTube account.More About: Dalai Lama, Tibet, china, hacking...
01:55 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Top Pop Hits of 2012 Undergo Pretentious Lyric Overhaul
This year has been a factory for the viral song sensation. Whether you were reminding yourself you were beautiful, or that you were young or begging for a date via phone call, you can't deny you had a...
01:38 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable Journey Receives Grammy Nomination for its Soundtrack
The soundtrack to the beautiful indie game Journey has been nominated for an award for the 2013 Grammys, the first for a video game soundtrack.Thatgamecompany's PlayStation 3 game has been been praise...
01:15 am GMT - Fri, December 7, 2012
Mashable HBOs Girls Embraces What Should We Call Me Meme in New Tumblr
When girls don't get Sex and the City references, it's like not being on Facebook.At least according to Shoshana Shapiro, one of the main characters on HBO's hit show Girls and a ubiquitous 20-somethi...
07:34 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Tim Cook Explains Why Scott Forstall Had to Go
In a wide-ranging interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained why mobile software head Scott Forstall had to leave, how the company hopes to salvage Apple Maps and what he thinks of Microsoft's Surface ta...
07:14 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Robust Mobile Photo Editor Snapseed Arrives on Android
Popular iOS mobile photo editing app Snapseed has finally made its way to Android.Snapseed, the creation of 17-year-old Nik software, launched on iOS a little over a year ago. During the past year, t...
06:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Tim Cook: One Line of iMacs to Be Manufactured in the U.S.
Remember those new iMacs with a label saying "Assembled in USA"? Well, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, there is going to be a lot more of those. "We've been working for years on doing more and more i...
05:36 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Google Now Updated With Boarding Passes, Improved Voice Search
Google Now unveiled its latest update Wednesday, introducing instant access to your boarding pass and other travel-friendly features.The intelligent personal assistant for devices running Android 4.1 ...
03:26 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable See the First Trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness
The first official teaser trailer for upcoming movie 'Star Trek Into Darkness' is now available for your viewing pleasure. The movie, which is scheduled to hit theaters May 2013, is directed by J.J. A...
02:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Twitterrific 5 for iOS Now Available
Twitter client Twitterrific has reached version five, and is now available for iOS devices. The app has been completely overhauled and redesigned. It now offers a very customizable user interface, giv...
01:58 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Hey, Small Business Owner: Maybe Social Media Isnt For You
Some small and large companies don't have a social media presence -- sometimes, for good reason. More About: Small Business, Social Media, features, mashable, open forum...
01:01 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Less Than 30 Percent of Companies Have Social Media-Focused Employees, Survey Says
Less than one-third of companies have employees dedicated solely to social-media tasks, according to a recent survey.Conducted by Ragan Communications and NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions, it found that...
12:17 pm GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable 8 Kickstarter Alternatives You Should Know About
Indiegogo Indiegogo is without a doubt Kickstarter's biggest competitor right now. The crowdfunding service raised a $15 million round of funding earlier this year and u...
11:39 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Call Me Maybe is Nominated for Grammys Song of the Year
Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen's viral hit "Call Me Maybe" has been nominated for Song of the Year for the 2013 Grammy Awards. Does this surprise you?More About: 55th Grammy Awards, Call Me Maybe,...
11:01 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable The 10 Best Political Memes of 2012
Texts From Hillary Who could ever forget Texts From Hillary? The Tumblr the featured Hillary Clinton's hilarious "responses" to text messages. Even Clinton herself got i...
09:58 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable YouTubes 20 Most-Shared Ads in November
1. Dumb Ways to Die (Melbourne Metro) This hilarious dark humor campaign was launched by the Metro Trains Melbo...
09:34 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable NYC Challenges Citizens to Reinvent the Pay Phone
New York's Mayor Michael Bloomberg, along with his tech and digital teams, have challenged innovators to come up with a use for the city's 11,000 pay phones. The Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge ta...
09:03 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable You Can Buy an Edible iPhone 5 Case for $81
What if we told you that you could spend $81 on an edible iPhone 5 case? The Survival Senbai Rice Cracker iPhone 5 Case is exactly that. The phone cover is made from brown rice and salt -- think of it...
08:20 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Murder Suspect McAfee Arrested by Guatemalan Police
Murder suspect and tech entrepreneur John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police on Wednesday, according to Mauricio Lopez Bonilla, the country's interior minister.McAfee was arrested for illegally...
08:20 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable UPDATED: Murder Suspect McAfee Arrested by Guatemalan Police
Murder suspect and tech entrepreneur John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police on Wednesday, according to Mauricio Lopez Bonilla, the country's interior minister.McAfee was arrested for illegally...
08:04 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Why it Rocks to Be a High School Hoops Phenom, in One Photo
The sports Internet was thrown into a minor hysteria after a pic of hoops phenom Andrew Wiggins with some very friendly recruiting hostesses hit the web. More About: NBA, Sports, college sports...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable 3 New Zealand Dogs Learn to Drive Mini Coopers
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has teamed up with Mini Cooper in New Zealand to teach three dogs how to drive. The Auckland SPCA hopes to dispel idea that abandoned pets a...
06:45 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable College Football Bowls: The Awesome Tech Schwag
College football bowls are upon us. That means lots of games and lots of free stuff for players. Here's the best tech schwag they get. More About: Sports, college sports...
06:21 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable 8 Gorgeous Vacation Villas You Can Rent Online
Renting a villa for a vacation sounds extravagant -- and it often can be. But whether you're treating yourself to the trip of a lifetime or sharing a villa with friends (which can be affordable) there...
05:47 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Hypersonic Skylon Jet Will Break Mach 5
Getting anywhere in the world within four hours seems impossible, but a UK company, Reaction Engines Ltd., successfully completed testing of a new propulsion system that could one day make that possib...
05:17 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable The Most Beautifully Depressing Christmas Carol Ever
No one is ever going to say it -- sometimes Christmas isn't all it's cracked up to be. Some years it's too cold, the cookies burn, the tree falls over, the lights get tangled and there's no one to kis...
04:55 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Candidate Puts 51% of Budget Into Facebook Ads and Wins
On Election Day, Bridget Mary McCormack won a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court. Why should you care? Because she may very well owe her victory in part to Facebook, where more than half of her late-g...
04:37 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Stainless Steel Wallet Stops RFID-Wielding Criminals
Like a small safe in your pocket or purse, Zippo's wallet encased in stainless steel prevents RFID-using criminals from swiping your credit card information. The new Zippo wallet's stainless steel out...
04:23 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Watch Obama Behind the Scenes During Twitter Town Hall
President Obama held a Twitter Town Hall Monday afternoon to address the fiscal cliff in segments of 140 characters. He answered questions on the social media site with the hashtag #My2k and drew Inte...
04:06 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable First Look: Dog Bo Graces Official White House Christmas Card
The 2012 official White House Christmas card was delivered today, and it features a painting of First Dog Bo by Iowa artist Larassa Kabel. See it here.More About: Christmas cards, barack obama...
03:55 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Why Facebook Just Turned Your Subscribers Into Followers
It's been more than a year since Facebook introduced the Twitter-like "subscribers" feature, letting you follow public updates from people you aren't friends with. Well, a year is a long time to go wi...
03:38 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable 10 Videos That Inspired Us in 2012
1. Arthur Boorman's Transformation Arthur Boorman was a disabled, overweight Gulf War veteran for 15 years. Ove...
03:38 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Interactive Blocks Are a Clever Gift for Intelligent Tots
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.Looking for a unique gift for the casual gamer in your life? The award-win...
03:19 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable 10 Astonishing New Species Discovered in 2012
1. The Insect Hiding in Flickr We all know Flickr houses a treasure trove of beautiful images. But this year, we discovered it's also nature's attic-box of undiscovered ...
03:19 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Add-on Turns iPhone Into Rugged Wide-Angle Action Cam
With more and more of us using the camera on our ever-present smartphone to document our lives, we sometimes settle for pictures or videos that don't quite do the moment justice. That might be OK if y...
02:57 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Apple Stock Suffers Biggest One-Day Loss of the Year
Apple's stock declined by more than 6% on Wednesday, cutting about $35 billion from the company's market cap.More About: apple, stocks...
02:44 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable To Help or Document: The Citizen Journalists Dilemma
The New York Posts decision to publish an image of a man on the New York City subway tracks moments before the impact that led to his death has become a lightning rod for controversy. Why did the Post...
02:31 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Spectacular Black Marble Images Show Earth in Darkness
Black Marble - United States The satellite that took these images flies over any given point on Earth's surface twice each day at roughly 1:30 a.m. and p.m. Hovering 51...
02:31 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Adopted NFL Stars Birth Mom Struggles to Reconnect on Twitter
Twenty-five years ago, Heidi Russo gave her first-born son up for adoption. Two weeks ago, he became an NFL star. As Colin Kaepernick emerges as one of the league's hottest young quarterbacks for the ...
02:12 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Why Internet Advocates Hate Russias Proposal to Change the Web
The list of Internet luminaries warning about a United Nations conference about the Internet and telecommunications is growing by the day: Google and Mozilla have spoken out against the conference. Vi...
02:12 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Treeasy is a Christmas Tree For Minimalists
Treeasy is a Christmas tree that pops up in seconds, replacing the standard live trees that leave a mess to clean up after the holidays.More About: Christmas, christmas decorations, holiday season...
01:59 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Twitter Q&A: Ask Ian McKellen About The Hobbit
Actor Ian McKellen, who plays Gandalf in the upcoming fantasy film "The Hobbit," will use Twitter to answer questions about the movie on Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. EST. More About: Entertainment, Twitter, films...
01:55 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Ex-Senator Dances Gangnam Style to Raise Debt Awareness
From the Senate floor to the dance floor, former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson has some serious moves. In a recently posted video, the 81-year-old former fed danced to "Gangnam Style" in an attempt to ...
01:45 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With Likeable Founder Dave Kerpen
Streaming live on Mashable, Likeable founder Dave Kerpen will answer questions from readers, at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Dec. 6. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initia...
01:35 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Reunite in Strange Holiday Music Video
What's going on in "I Think You Might Like It," a peculiar Christmas music video from "Grease" co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John? You be the judge.More About: Christmas, Entertainment, Gre...
01:10 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Instagram Declares War on Twitter, Social Media Loses
"Sometimes you need an axe." That was the caption on one of the last photos that Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom posted to Twitter, this summer, before his company's acquisition by Facebook. (He hasn't tw...
01:02 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Silent Era Disney Character Finally Gets a Voice
As Disney characters go, Mickey Mouse is the alpha and the omega. In Disney's history, we all remember Mickey as the first successful character, the springboard for his creator's success. And he carri...
12:49 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Nest Is Just the Beginning of Smart Home Tech
These days, it seems like everyone is innovating for the future. From eco-friendly prefab housing to high-tech city bridges, companies and cities are putting unique and interesting spins on what they ...
12:43 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable College Television Awards Teams Up With Vimeo to Celebrate Best in Film
The 34th College Television Awards have officially brought Vimeo in as the video platform for this year's competition. The awards, dubbed the Emmys for college students, and presented by the Academy o...
12:43 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable College Television Awards Teams Up With Vimeo, mtvU to Celebrate Best in Film
The 34th College Television Awards have officially brought Vimeo in as the video platform for this year's competition. The awards, dubbed the Emmys for college students, and presented by the Academy o...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Never Mind PCs, Dell Is Getting Into Social Media Consulting
Dell is looking to expand beyond the moribund PC market with a new line: social media consulting.The company on Wednesday announced Social Media Services, which is designed to help companies from all ...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, December 6, 2012
Mashable Jay-Z Explains He Is Famous to Old Lady on Subway
It's already the most amazing thing ever that Jay-Z rides the subway to and from his Brooklyn concerts at the Barclays Center with the rest of us peasant straphangers, but it helps even more when litt...
11:55 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Damn You Auto Correct Unveils 11 Funniest Texts of 2012
Last year, we cringed and laughed at the top auto-correct text messages sent to friends and loved ones. You'd think we would have learned our lesson by now.More About: Damn You Auto Correct, Mobile, t...
11:42 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Dave Brubeck Dies at 91: Listen to 5 Memorable Covers
Longtime jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck died of heart failure en route to a cardiology appointment Wednesday -- one day before his 92nd birthday. More About: Music, News, U.S....
11:30 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Facebook to Become Part of Nasdaq 100
Facebook will become part of the Nasdaq 100 index on Dec. 12, The Wall Street Journal reports. The world's biggest social network will replace Indian technology consultant Infosys, which is moving its...
11:11 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Snowman Pranks Unsuspecting Holiday Shoppers
Unsuspecting holiday shoppers are in for a little surprise when they lend a helping hand to a store-front snowman.More About: Christmas, holiday pranks, snowman...
10:47 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Share Your Sense of Rhythm With Mashables Photo Challenge
One of the greatest challenges photographers face is the difficulty of capturing a sense of movement in a still image. Even more problematic is taking a picture that manages to communicate a sound. Bu...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Jimmy Fallon and Mariah Carey Take on All I Want For Christmas Is You
Mariah Carey has teamed up with late-night host Jimmy Fallon for a very acoustic version of "All I Want For Christmas Is You" -- toy xylophone included.More About: Christmas, Entertainment, Music, TV,...
10:20 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Cyberattacks in Israel and Gaza Increased After Cease Fire Declared
Cyberattacks were part of the recent deadly bombing campaign between Israel and Gaza from the beginning, as hackers aligned with both sides targeted the opposition's websites and servers. However, cyb...
10:20 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Lose Something? These Tiny Stickers Will Find It
An Indiegogo project is raising funds for a Bluetooth-enabled sticker that pairs with your phone to find your lost objects.More About: Newsy, indiegogo, mobile advertising, mobile apps, tracking, vide...
10:09 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Kickstarter UK Raises 2 Million Pounds in First Month
Kickstart UK has been extremely successful since its Oct. 31 launch. So far, 407 projects have raised more than 2 million pounds.More About: United Kingdom, crowdfunding, kickstarter...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Casio Watch Connects iPhone to Your Wrist
Casio's G-Shock GB6900AA with Bluetooth 4.0 syncs with your iPhone to deliver email and phone call alerts. Oh, and it tells time, too.More About: casio, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iphone, wrist watch...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Explorable Google Maps Coming to the Wii U
Nintendo announced that Google Maps will be available on the Wii U starting in January. More About: Gaming, Google Maps, Nintendo, Wii U...
09:48 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Internet Proclaims This the Worst Video Ever
Spartan High School jumped on the "Gangnam Style" bandwagon, but seems to have missed the vehicle altogether and ended up mangled under the wheels.The New Holland, Pa. school's parody of Psy's impossi...
09:39 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable 5 Essential WordPress Tips for Beginners
Were going to cover five great lesser-known WordPress features and hope you have that "Ah-ha!" moment. Or at the very least youll say, Thats cool.More About: Tech, WordPress, blog, blogging, contribut...
09:39 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Mr. Burns Excellently Explains Fiscal Cliff
If you're still nursing a headache from this year's presidential elections, be warned -- another migrane is on its way with the impending fiscal cliff. Thankfully, The Simpsons' resident billionaire S...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Chihuly App Brings Glassblowing To The iPhone
Glassblowing has made its way to the iPhone in the form of a new app called Chihuly.A celebration of the work of artist Dale Chihuly, the app makes glassblowing digital, allowing users to blow into th...
09:21 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Verizon Patents DVR Technology to Detect Activity in Your Living Room
In a move that could make advertising more effective but creep out consumers in the process,Verizon has filed a patent for a DVR that would detect activity in your living room and target ads according...
09:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Instagram CEO Apologies for Twitter Image Problems
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has apologized for the photo issues occurring on Twitter and said "we will always be integrated" with the site.More About: Twitter, instagram...
09:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Instagram CEO Explains Twitter Image Problems
Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has apologized for the photo issues occurring on Twitter and said "we will always be integrated" with the site.More About: Twitter, instagram...
08:52 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Queen of Etsy Will Beat You With Rhinestone Bat
Crafters that dare enter the handmade goodies market better arm themselves with a bedazzled hatchet, because the Queen of Etsy rules the site with a crochet glove-covered fist.Rachael Leigh Cook, Mark...
08:38 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Half of U.S. App Store Revenue Goes to Just 25 Developers
Apps are now a multi-billion dollar industry, but the market is largely dominated by just a couple dozen developers, most of which are big companies.More About: Google Play, app store...
08:27 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Twitter Denies Accounts Can Be Hijacked Via Text Message
A researcher blew the whistle on a possible hole in Twitter's security this week when he publicly posted about a way hackers could take control of a user's account via SMS text message. Twitter has si...
08:07 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Indiegogo Expands International Crowdfunding Features
Indiegogo, the crowdfunding platform used to raise millions of dollars for thousands of campaigns around the world, announced several international expansions on Wednesday. The expansions, which inclu...
08:04 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Twitter and Instagram at Odds Over Photo Issues
Having issues viewing Instagram photos on Twitter? The micro-blogging site said Instagram is the one to blame.More About: Twitter, instagram...
07:59 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Psy Will Make $7.9 Million This Year From Gangnam Style
Gangnam Style, which is racing towards 1 billion views on YouTube, will net pop star Psy at least $7.9 million this year, according to a report.The Associated Press reports that Psy will cobble togeth...
07:13 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Dunkin Donuts Facebook Contest Offers Chance to Be on Times Square Billboard
Dunkin' Donuts is offering the chance to have your photo or video displayed on the most high-profile placement on New Year's Eve: A billboard in New York's Times Square.The chain is kicking off a cont...
06:30 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Schmidt: Its Curious That Apple Hasnt Sued Google
Google's former CEO and current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said he thinks it's "curious" that Apple has sued Google's partners, but not Google itself.Schmidt, who sat down with The Wall Street Jo...
05:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Facebook Users Have One Week to Vote on Policy Changes, Voting Rights
With the U.S. election behind us, members of a more populous -- albeit virtual -- nation are hitting the polls. Facebook users have five more days to cast their ballot in the "Facebook Site Governance...
04:23 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Nokia Announces Budget-Friendly Lumia 620
Nokia has launched a new Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Lumia 620. The device, which has been announced at LeWeb 2012 in Paris, sports a 3.8-inch, 800x400 pixel screen, a 1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S...
02:50 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Microsoft Opens the Beta Version of Socl to Everyone
After a long period of closed beta testing, Microsoft made the beta version of its social network, Socl, available to everyone on Tuesday. Socl initially launched this May. It's a search-meets-social ...
02:07 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable 8 Festive YouTube Videos for Your Hanukkah Celebration
1. PS22 Chorus - "I Have a Little Dreidel" During a 2006 holiday concert, PS22 busted out this heart warming ve...
01:29 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Can E-Books and Libraries Coexist?
Print -- literature, journalism, you name it -- has experienced an extended obituary over the last decade, alongside the rise of digital media.But a recent Pew study found that even as sales of e-read...
12:52 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Facebook Now Lets Users Create Repeat Events From the Past
Facebook built a new feature that lets users create a repeat event, company engineer Bob Baldwin announced Monday.Members of the social network can now go to any past event that they hosted or attende...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Watch TV and Movies on Your iPad
The iPad can perform many wonderful feats. One of our favorites its ability to stream television shows, movies and even some live broadcasting on a high-res screen. And we don't even have to tote aro...
11:29 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Watch What Happens When Guys and Girls Reverse Roles at the Bar
With music pumping and drinks flowing, the bar scene is full of men on the prowl for women -- or so the stereotype goes.One YouTube video reverses these clichd gender roles, by imagining what it would...
10:58 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable This Transformer Robot Can Shape Shift Into Almost Anything
MIT engineers have created a robot device that can transform into almost any shape its programmed to. More About: Newsy, mit, robotics, videos...
10:32 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Did This Amazing Video Just Reinvent the Timelapse Genre?
The cityscape timelapse video is a longtime YouTube favorite. But this video, shot in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, may just take the genre to a whole new level.More About: Watercooler, time-lapse...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Amazon Offers Kindle Owners All-You-Can-Eat Kids Content
For its latest Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon included a new parental controls called FreeTime, a walled-off section of the tablet where parents can "whitelist" any content on the device as kid-friendly....
08:58 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable USC Email Gaffe Rubs Salt in Wounds of Failed Football Season
USC sent students an email for a football championship game it didn't make -- just one more blunder in a lost season for the Men of Troy. More About: Sports, college sports...
08:32 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable If Historys Greatest Artists Used Microsoft Paint
Queen Maria Isabel de Braganza With Her iPhone, After Bernardo Lpez y Piquer Click here to view this gallery.What happens when you use Microsoft Paint to mash together ...
08:02 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Researchers in Switzerland Build Sea Turtle Drone
Nature-inspired drones are being developed all around the world. Now, researchers from Switzerland have built a robot inspired by sea turtles.The sea turtle drone is called Naro-Tartaruga. (Tartaruga ...
07:34 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Watch a Dinosaur Scare Passersby in This Jurassic Prank
What happens when you unleash a 10-foot-high animatronic dinosaur costume onto the unsuspecting public?This dino popped out of dark alleys, out of the back of the truck, and even tried a "ding-dong-di...
06:56 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Internet Petitions White House to Build a Death Star
It's about time the people of the United States finally rise up in support of national security -- a petition has surfaced on the White House "We The People" platform encouraging the government to "se...
06:38 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Researchers Create Worlds Largest Model of Functioning Brain
Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Canada have built the worlds largest model of a functioning brain, consisting of 2.5 million simulated neurons.Called Spaun or Semantic Pointer Architect...
06:18 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable In-Store Shopping Will Only Get Better With Apps
Finding a deal is a cinch this holiday season -- if you own a smartphone. Now, more than ever before, the majority of people who own a mobile device have a smartphone, from which they can shop and fin...
06:00 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Tim Tebow Calls Hospitalized Teen After Viral Twitter Campaign
Gee golly gosh, that Tim Tebow sure is one heck of a good guy, huh? More About: Sports, Tebowing, nfl...
05:41 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable One Minute of Life Changing Advice From Steve Jobs
Innovator, genius, imitator, businessman, designer, turtleneck lover. Steve Jobs tended to generate opinions from across the spectrum, but being inspirational reamins a steadfast quality in the Apple ...
05:41 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable One Minute of Life-Changing Advice From Steve Jobs
Innovator, genius, imitator, businessman, designer, turtleneck lover. Steve Jobs tended to generate opinions from across the spectrum, but being inspirational reamins a steadfast quality in the Apple ...
05:24 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable 7 Ways to Enjoy the Victorias Secret Fashion Show Online
1. See Photos of the Models and Outfits Now The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show airs Dec. 4, but the lingerie extravaganza was taped in early November, which means photo...
05:06 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Dysons Radical Plan to Combine a Sink With a Hand Dryer
Washing your hands is a broken process, according to Dyson. First you use a sink to pour water over your hands, then walk over to a towel dispenser or air dryer to dry them off. What madness is this?O...
04:48 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable 14 Holiday Movies You Can Watch Online
1. Elf (2003) Where to Watch: Amazon Instant | Google Play/YouTube | iTunesWhat's It About?: Buddy, a giant-sized elf, leaves the North Pole to discover himself in New Y...
04:33 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Internet Feline Luminary Talks Big Data and Facebook Stock
Mashable snagged an interview with the foremost expurrt on the web's buzziest topics. Our very special guest discussed hot button issues like Facebook's stock woes and big data wizard Nate Silver.The ...
04:23 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable NASA Will Launch New Mars Rover in 2020
On the heels of the Curiosity rover's success, NASA announced today that it will launch another rover to Mars in 2020.More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, NASA, space...
04:09 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable This Very Average NBA Player Had the Dunk of His Life Last Night
Byron Mullens ain't no big star. His name doesn't register with the casual NBA fan. But this viral dunk from Monday night will live until the end of time. More About: NBA, Sports...
03:56 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable YouTube Gets Shiny New iPad, iPhone App
Just hours after Google rolled out its latest Gmail app for iOS users, the company has introduced a new YouTube update for the iPhone, iPad and AirPlay.More About: YouTube, airplay, apps, iOS, iPhone ...
03:44 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Watch This Epic Trailer Mashup of 2012s Biggest Movies
Missed a few movies this past year? Don't sweat it. This mashup trailer's got all the big ones from 2012. More About: Watercooler, mashup, videos...
03:35 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable The 10 Most Overused LinkedIn Profile Buzzwords of 2012
If you really consider yourself creative, prove it by thinking of a better word to describe yourself on LinkedIn.More About: linkedin...
03:20 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Google Updates iPad App to Make Search More Local
Google is treating iPad users in the U.S. to a new interactive experience when they search for restaurants, bars or other locales. More About: Google, Mobile, apps, ipad...
03:12 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Dad Builds Drone to Walk Son to Bus Stop
Technology has completely changed the way parents can take care of their children. When I was a kid, there weren't even cellphones, now, there are webcams that automatically send email or cellphone no...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Pandora Stock Drops 20% After Disappointing Earnings Report
Pandora's stock plummeted more than 20% in after-hours trading following the company's lower-than-expected revenue projections for the coming fiscal quarter.The company reported earnings per share of ...
02:43 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Google Launches Global Impact Awards, Gives Non-Profits $23 Million
Google launched a new program called the Global Impact Awards, in which it will give out $23 million in grants to seven non-profit organizations on Tuesday.The program supports groups that use technol...
02:27 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Honey Boo Boo Earns Spot on Barbara Walters Fascinating People List
Reality TV star Honey Boo Boo, who first became a viral sensation in January, has earned a spot on Barbara Walters' list of top 10 most-fascinating people. ...
02:12 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable MyLED Brings Notification Lights to iPads and iPhones
Some Apple users lament the lack of a notification light on their favorite iProducts. It's a feature that most other smart-devices boast, leaving some fans of the Cupertino, Calif., company in the dar...
02:07 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Roqbot for Business App Turns Customers Into DJs
Consumers can voice opinions about what music businesses choose to play through the Roqbot for Business app.More About: Roqbot, jukebox, streaming music services...
01:43 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Inside DuJour: Designing a Magazine for a Multi-Device Age
Keith Pollock of 'DuJour' discusses the challenges of designing a magazine for multi-device consumers.More About: Leaders in Design Series, Media, dujour, features, magazines, mashable...
01:34 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable The 2012 Pop Song Mashup to Rule All Others
As 2012 winds down, it nears closer to the time when we have to lay to rest the mega songs of 2012. These are the pop billboard hits that we listened to until our ears bled, or we were forced to pound...
01:19 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Facebooks $20 Million Privacy Settlement Gets Judges Approval
Facebook's offer of a $20 million cash settlement in a class-action lawsuit over the company's use of user's names and photographs in advertisements was granted preliminary approval by a federal judge...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Netflix Scores Exclusive Rights to Stream New Disney Movies
Netflix and Disney have entered into a multi-year licensing deal that will make Netflix the exclusive paid TV subscription service for new Disney films.More About: disney, netflix...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Fashion Forward: How Tech Is Revamping the Runway
Coco Rocha describes her fashion picks for Mashable's Innovation Index.More About: Innovation Index, fashion, features, mashable...
12:37 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Newark Mayor Cory Booker Tweets His Week on Food Stamps
Mayor Cory Booker from Newark, N.J. will just spend $29.78 on food this week, in a solidarity campaign with people living on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly and more pop...
12:37 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Dwolla Rolls Out Guest Checkouts for Payments
PayPal's startup rival, Dwolla, has begun offering something its larger competitor doesn't: "guest checkouts."That means that you can make a payment using Dwolla without having to sign up. Dwolla take...
12:36 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Google Announces Dates for IO 2013
Google has announced the dates for its annual developer conference.The event will be held May 15-17, 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Additional details surrounding the event will be avail...
12:19 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Livestreamed Variety Show Will Star Snoop Lion and YouTube Talent
Snoop Lion and familiar YouTube faces will appear in the "Tube-a-Tweet-a-Thon Holiday Spectacular," a new variety show benefiting homeless youth.More About: Holidays, Snoop Lion, Social Good, What's T...
12:18 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable 4 Things Media Companies Must Do or Die
In the first half of this year, I wondered if the Mayans had media companies on their minds when allegedly predicting the end of the world. But with the rise of media and tech hybrids, we're going to...
12:15 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Waste Time Watching Procrastination: The Musical
Deadline approaching? Assignment due? Who cares? There's Tumbling to do and Facebooks to stalk.Procrastination is that marvelous ability to drag one's feet until one's toes grind down to bloody stubs....
12:11 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Verizon Fails in Bid to Block Mobile Roaming Order
Verizon Wireless' effort to overturn a Federal Communications Commission order requiring it and AT&T to make deals allowing customers of smaller providers to use the bigger companies' networks fo...
12:06 am GMT - Wed, December 5, 2012
Mashable Home Soda Maker SodaStream to Run Super Bowl Ad
SodaStream, an Isreali company that lets consumers make their own carbonated sodas at home, will run an ad during next year's Super Bowl.The company is working on an ad with Common, an agency headed b...
11:59 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Pinterest Hides Surprise in New Inspiration Calendar
Pinterest has put together an interactive holiday calendar, but hidden on the page is the company's own attempt at creating an Easter Egg surprise.More About: Google, easter eggs, pinterest...
11:46 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Google Launches New Gmail App for iOS
A new version of Gmail for iOS is now available. Completely rebuilt from the ground up, Version 2.0 of the app brings with it a new look and feel, which Google hopes will result in a faster, sleeker a...
11:33 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Your Screen-Obsessed Friend Will Adore These Smartphone Gloves
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.If you live in a climate that gets chilly in the winter and you want to ke...
11:08 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Apple Launches iTunes in Russia, India and 54 More Countries
Apple announced on Tuesday that it is bringing the iTunes Store to 56 countries, including Russia, Turkey, India and South Africa.More About: apple, iTunes 11, iTunes Store, itunes...
11:06 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Urban Airship Extends Mobile Commerce Opportunities With Tello Acquisition
UrbanAirship, the company behind the push-notifications in many of your favorite apps, announced on Tuesday its acquisition of Tello.Tello streamlines the creation and management of passes for brands ...
10:52 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable 10 Online Resources to Prepare for the Mayan Apocalypse
1. 43 Things Time's running out, so if you're serious about crossing all the items off your bucket list, try using 43 Things. The website lets you make a list of tasks y...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Seeing Red: 16 Fiery Photos From Mashable Readers
art Red outside of the Sign Museum in Cincinnati.-Will JonesClick here to view this gallery.This week we were blown away by your red photos in Mashable's Photo Challenge...
10:43 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Yahoo Acquires OnTheAir to Build Out Mobile Team
Yahoo has acquired live video chat platform OnTheAir for an undisclosed amount, the startup announced on its website Monday.This is the second known acquisition Marissa Mayer has made since she took o...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Schools Use National Novel Writing Month to Turn Students Into Authors
National Novel Writing Month officially concluded Dec. 1 at midnight, with participants from more than 60 countries logging 3.2 billion words.More About: National Novel Writing Month, Stanford Univers...
10:20 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Last.fm Founders Are Back for an Encore
Last.fm's co-founders unveiled a new startup Tuesday called Lumi that hopes to change the way people discover content online. More About: Startups, last fm...
09:56 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable How IFTTT is Changing the Way We Do Things on the Web
IFTTT, If This Then That, is a service that lets you connect two different applications together based on specific parameters, which you define.More About: App, IFTTT, Tech Innovators Series, features...
09:50 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Evernote Rolls Out Business App in 7 Countries
Evernote launched a premium version of its flagship app on Tuesday geared towards business use.More About: apps, evernote...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Mashables Top 10 Biggest Stories of 2012
1. Super Bowl 2012 Commercials: Watch Them All Here It's okay to admit you watch the Super Bowl just for the ads. The 54 commercials each 30-second spot sold for $3.5 m...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Mashables 10 Biggest Stories of 2012
1. Super Bowl 2012 Commercials: Watch Them All Here It's okay to admit you watch the Super Bowl just for the ads. The 54 commercials each 30-second spot sold for $3.5 m...
09:37 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Worlds First Spidernaut Finds New Home at Smithsonian
'Spidernaut,' a jumping spider that recently spent 100 days aboard the International Space Station as part of an experiment, will now join the Smithsonian. More About: ISS, Newsy, Smithsonian, videos...
09:37 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Update: Worlds First Spidernaut Dies After 1 Day at Smithsonian
'Spidernaut,' a jumping spider that recently spent 100 days aboard the International Space Station as part of an experiment, will now join the Smithsonian. More About: ISS, Newsy, Smithsonian, videos...
09:33 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable No, No, No: 10 Bad Habits of Vintage Santas
1. Santa Smoking So that's why he's so hungry all the time. "What? I've always admired Colorado for its, like, mountains. And stuff. Dude, why do my hands look so weird ...
09:29 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Facebook Introduces Messenger For Non-Users
Facebook on Tuesday introduced a feature for its Messenger Android app that lets users log on with a name and phone number, rather than having to enter their account info.In practice, that means that ...
09:23 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Cut the Rope Makers Announce New Game: Pudding Monsters
ZeptoLab, the makers of mobile smash Cut The Rope, announced Tuesday morning it is releasing its first new franchise in two years: Pudding Monsters.Pudding Monsters introduces new, cute characters to ...
09:12 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Nokia Selling Headquarters in Finland for $220 Million
Nokia is selling its Finland headquarters, but they're not moving out.More About: Finland, Nokia, smartphones...
09:10 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Your Lytro Photos Just Got Upgraded
The Lytro camera made a name for itself through photos that you can refocus after you take them, but that was just the first of many tricks you can do with light-field photography. As of today, Lytro ...
08:49 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable The Year in Cybersecurity: Malware, Social Media and Web Exploits
This was the year of malware. In particular, according to the latest Sophos annnual report on cybersecurity, the year that's coming to a close saw a resurgence of web malware, and 80% of attacks on th...
08:47 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Instead of Passwords, Security Software Checks Your Eyes
Everybody has a different pattern of veins in the whites of their eyes. New security software makes use of that.More About: password, security...
08:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable The Dallas Cowboys Are NFL Champs on Facebook
A quick look at the NFL standings shows who the best teams are on the gridiron. But forget that; we want to know who rules on social media. This infographic tells us. More About: Sports, infographics,...
08:41 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Invite Strangers to Dinner With Airbnb-Like App for Meals
Would you share a meal with strangers? If you're a fan of the Airbnb model, where you replace a hotel room with a spare room in someone's home, a new app launched on Tuesday in beta might get your att...
08:38 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable 12 Entrepreneurs Share Advice on Incubators
If you're considering an incubator as a way to turn your startup idea into reality, steal some tips from founders who have been through the process. More About: BrandSpeak, entrepreneur, features, inc...
08:36 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Randi Zuckerberg Joins NBC Universals Digital Advisory Committee
Randi Zuckerberg will join [email protected], a digital advisory committee that tracks trends among women and marketing strategies for this demographic.More About: randi zuckerberg...
08:21 pm GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Welcome to the New Mashable
Welcome to the new Mashable. After two weeks of beta testing, we're excited to launch an all-new version of the site that delivers a better experience on every device -- from phones to tablets to desk...
09:16 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Buzz This Week
This week in television was all about singing, football and cartoons. Oh, and vampires and zombies.FOX's popular vocal competition The X Factor dominated the broadcast TV social rankings in predictabl...
08:47 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Cellphone Addiction May Be Contagious, Study Finds
Think youre addicited to your smartphone? Turns out that cellphone addiction might be contagious. According to a new study conducted by the University of Michigan, people are more likely to pull out t...
08:14 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable How Facebook Inspired One Womans Incredible Tough Mudder
Ilene Boyar has one of the most inspiring sports stories you'll hear. And it may never have happened if not for an unexpected Facebook connection. More About: Sports...
07:31 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable This iPhone Bike Mount Is a Nifty Gift for Cyclists
Like your iPhone? What about your speed bike? With the GoRide bike mount, you can combine both -- with style. More About: Gift of the Day, Lifestyle, health and fitness, holidays 2012, iOS, iphone...
07:03 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Voyager 1 Spacecraft Enters New Realm at Solar Systems Edge
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has discovered a new layer of the solar system that scientists hadn't known was there, researchers announced today.More About: NASA, space, voyager 1...
06:44 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable A Third of Young Adults Use Social Media in the Bathroom
The Nielsen company's latest report shows that social networking has become ubiquitous while watching TV and while using the bathroom. The report says that one-third of Twitter users in June tweeted a...
06:30 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable How to Email Tweets Directly From Twitters Website
More Button A More button now appears beside the Reply, Retweet, and Favorite options at the bottom of each tweet.Click here to view this gallery.Twitter has started rol...
06:19 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable 5 Lesser-Known Fitness Gadgets to Fuel Your Workout
Your workout is not the time to disconnect from your gadgets. Keeping track of important details like steps, perspiration and blood oxygen levels can be key to figuring out the best workout for your b...
06:01 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs Photo Arrives Ahead of Film Premiere
A new promo photo for the film about Steve Jobs shows Ashton Kutcher bearing an uncanny resemblance to the former Apple CEO, who died in October 2011.More About: Entertainment, Film, Movies, apple, as...
06:01 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Heres Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs
A new promo photo for the film about Steve Jobs shows Ashton Kutcher bearing an uncanny resemblance to the former Apple CEO, who died in October 2011.More About: Entertainment, Film, Movies, apple, as...
05:53 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable McDonalds Releases First TV Ad With Twitter Hashtag
McDonald's is testing the waters for a Twitter hashtag campaign again with its first TV ad directing users to join the conversation on Twitter.The effort, which began Monday, supports the brand's Pro ...
05:32 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable 25 Standout Apps From 2012
Checkon.me When entering a dangerous situation, movie characters warn, "If I'm not back in an hour, call the police." Meet the app equivalent. With Checkon.me, set emerg...
05:16 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Fugitive McAfee Says He Forged Location Data in Vice Photo
The John McAfee escape saga just got a little weirder. A photo of the estranged antivirus guru, who is wanted for questioning in Belize, after his neighbor was found dead in a pool of blood on Nov. 10...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Music Monday: A Fresh Start
2012 is almost over, and even though we'll miss the year that brought us the Olympics, a riveting election and, of course, Gangnam Style, we're looking forward to 2013. A new year means a fresh start,...
04:47 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Experience the 2012 Mashable Media Summit on Storify
The trends forecasted at Mashable's Media Summit can be summed up in three words: mobile, social and native. As digital media moves from the desktop to the mobile device, new media organizations are h...
04:47 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Kate Bosworth Partners With Topshop for Shoppable Music Video
Topshop is launching a multi-pronged holiday campaign featuring actress Kate Bosworth.On Tuesday, the fast-fashion retailer will debut a music video on YouTube featuring the actress's cover of "Winter...
04:28 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable The Elevator Zombie Prank From Hell
Halloween has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you can't have some harmless (PARALYZINGLY TERRIFYING) fun with elevators and zombies. Brazilian variety show, Programa Silvio Santos set up unsuspec...
04:17 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Writer Sued for his Twitter Followers Settles Case
Remember the curious case of Noah Kravitz, the tech blogger who was sued by his former employer for his Twitter followers -- in a lawsuit that set the worth of a Twitter follower at $2.50 each?If so, ...
04:06 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable DMXs Rudolph Is the Best Carol Youll Hear This Christmas [VIDEO]
Best carol ever? Here's video of DMX "singing" the Christmas classic "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," replete with ad-libs and tabletop beat-making. More About: DMX, Watercooler...
03:53 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Whats a WCIT? UN Internet Conference Explained
By now, you've likely heard something about a United Nations meeting revolving around, and possibly determining, the future of the Internet. It's called the World Conference on International Telecommu...
03:53 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable UNs WCIT Conference: What You Need to Know
By now, you've likely heard something about a United Nations meeting revolving around, and possibly determining, the future of the Internet. It's called the World Conference on International Telecommu...
03:42 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Victorias Secret Fallen Angel Reveals Sh*t Supermodels Say
It's just about that time. When girls don sparkly angel wings and strut down the runway of our TV sets right into our hearts -- or more accurately, the place in our hearts that's filled with envy over...
03:31 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Diesels Pre-Internet Shoe Wants You to Party Like its 1993
Diesel is trying a bit of reverse psychology by asking fans to refrain from posting on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The prize? A "pre-Internet shoe."More About: ads, diesel...
03:19 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Texting Turns 20: The History of SMS
The first SMS was sent in 1992 by Neil Papworth. He sent the message Merry Christmas from his personal computer to his friend Richard Jarvis' Orbitel 901 handset over the Vodafone GSM network.The text...
03:11 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Is NFL Players Murder-Suicide a Warning for the Digital Generation?
NFL player Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and himself this weekend. Here's why a teammate says the tragedy is a wake-up call for the social media set. More About: Sports, nfl...
02:48 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Crowdsourcing Ford Super Bowl Ad on Twitter
Ford has hired Jimmy Fallon to create a 60-second Super Bowl ad for its Lincoln brand based on script suggestions it is soliciting on Twitter.The attempt to reach out to a younger consumer comes as Li...
02:48 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Dont Miss These Highlights From Mashable Media Summit 2012
Media Summit 2012 The stage was set the morning of Friday, Nov. 30, as attendees arrived.Image courtesy of Erica GannettClick here to view this gallery.During Friday's 2...
02:36 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Scientists Develop Light Bulb of the Future
Scientists have developed an entirely new lightbulb that could potentially replace the buzzing, fluorescent lights in offices and commercial spaces.More About: future, technology...
02:17 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Exclusive: Crappy Holidays From Grumpy Cat!
Click here to view this gallery.Crappy Holidays and Dreary Christmas from Grumpy Cat!Tardar Sauce, better known to the Internet as Grumpy Cat, stopped by Mashable HQ ...
02:17 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Crappy Holidays From Grumpy Cat!
Click here to view this gallery.Crappy Holidays and Dreary Christmas from Grumpy Cat!Tardar Sauce, better known to the Internet as Grumpy Cat, stopped by Mashable HQ ...
02:10 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Social Media Use Leads to Real-World Actions
A new survey shows that more than half of users on four of the top five social platforms have taken offline action as a result of an online interaction.More About: Facebook, Social Media, Twitter...
02:00 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Is Your Kid Smartphone-Obsessed?
Instead of teddy bears, today's kids sleep with their smartphones tucked into bed with them. A recent story about children being addicted to smartphones in USA TODAY highlights a growing concern for ...
01:48 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Burberry Fetes Digital at Chicago Flagship Opening
Few companies outside the tech industry have endeavored to brand themselves as "digitally forward" as Burberry. At the opening party for its Chicago flagship last week, the UK fashion house combined l...
01:36 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Star Trek Into Darkness Movie Poster Looks Familiar
The newly released movie poster from "Star Trek Into the Darkness" looks similar to the blockbuster "The Dark Knight Rises."More About: Movies, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Dark Knight Rises...
01:15 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Here Comes the Sun: Bringing Solar Power Into Your Life
1. Joos Orange JOOS solar chargers take the guess work out of solar with an app that allows you to see how much power the panel has stored while it's charging. The JOOS ...
01:06 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable 10 iPhone 5 Cases That Make Perfect Stocking Stuffers
1. Hex Fleet Core Case Made of water-resistant, waxed canvas, this case features some classy looks.Cost: $34.95Click here to view this gallery.Is Santa Claus delivering...
12:56 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Fox Steals Phone, Sends Text in Fox Language
When a fox nabbed Norwegian teenager Lars Andreas Bjercke's cell phone and stole away into the woods, the 16-year-old didn't anticipate hearing back from the furry animal. But that's what happened.Bje...
12:43 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Can Ecommerce Keep Magazines Afloat?
If ecommerce websites can find success as publishers, can publishers find success as ecommerce websites?More About: Media, ecommerce, fashion, mashable media summit...
12:35 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Look at This Instagram Puts Modern Twist on Nickelback Song
A new music video dubbed "Look at This Instagram" mocks Nickelback's 2005 song "Photograph" and pokes fun at Instagram users' clich photographs.More About: Entertainment, Music, college humor, humor, ...
12:26 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable How the Sneaky Tumblr Worm Spread So Quickly
An infectious worm spread like wild fire across the blogging platform Tumblr on Monday morning, causing the site to disable posting and encourage users to reset passwords immediately.More About: malwa...
12:20 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable 4 Huge Brands That Still Arent on Social Media
It's almost 2013 and it seems like the whole world is on Facebook and Twitter. That's pretty much true, except for that stubborn 24% of adult Americans who still haven't joined Facebook, and for the f...
12:10 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable Syria Has Internet Access Again
After two days of no Internet connectivity to the outside world, Syrians were once again able to get online beginning Saturday afternoon local time.More About: Syria, Syrian Internet...
12:01 am GMT - Tue, December 4, 2012
Mashable How Nintendo Shaped 30 Years of U.S. Gaming
1. The Crash The video game crash of the early 1980s was caused by very few controls on hardware and software and manufacturers. Designers released poor-quality games, i...
11:48 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable UGG Earmuffs Bring Music to Your Ears
Trend-conscious people know UGG for their line of shearling boots, typically worn over tight-fitting leggings. Now, the Australian company is branching out beyond boots and shoes and into tech, adding...
11:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Obama to Hold Twitter Town Hall on Fiscal Cliff
President Barack Obama will be holding a Twitter town hall Monday afternoon, the White House has announced. Obama will use the opportunity to answer citizens' questions regarding the fiscal cliff.Twit...
11:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Obama Holds Twitter Town Hall on Fiscal Cliff
President Barack Obama held a Twitter town hall Monday afternoon to answer citizens' questions regarding the fiscal cliff.Twitter users asked Obama questions using the hashtag #My2k. That's a referenc...
11:28 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Get Nothing Done
Brett Terpstra, curator of productivity tools for Mashable's Innovation Index, offers some tips. More About: Innovation Index, features, mashable, productivity...
11:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable NASA Reveals Curiosity Rover Martian Soil Findings
Scoop Marks in Rocknest Sand The Curiosity rover took soil samples from an area called "Rocknest." The team chose this area because it lies in a flat part of the Gale Cr...
11:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Hey, Sexy Marketing! Big Brands Go Gangnam Style
Which brands joined the "Gangnam Style" craze? This infographic shows the brands that attracted the most Facebook engagement with their Psy-inspired posts.More About: Marketing, gangnam style, infogra...
10:51 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Kate Middletons Privacy: A Victim of the New Media Age?
Hyperemesis gravidarum is a very nasty condition that affects less than 2% of pregnancies; it's like morning sickness on steroids. If you're hospitalized for it, it means you're vomiting so frequently...
10:35 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Facebook Search Will Make Money, But Still Be Ineffective
As Facebook's search model continues to evolve, it will generate a boatload of cash. But it will still be largely useless to consumers and brands.More About: Facebook, facebook search...
10:27 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Uniqlo Packages Promotions in Online GIF Box
Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo has commissioned seven animated GIF artists to help it dole out a holiday promotion -- and capture consumers' email addresses.At uniqlo.com/gifbox, visitors are asked ...
10:26 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable How Social Networks Are Redefining Journalism
While the social media industry skyrockets, many traditional media companies continue to struggle. With millions of users updating statuses, posting photos and sharing articles, these networks have be...
10:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Googles Vint Cerf: Keep the Internet Free and Open
Google vice president and "father of the Internet" Vint Cerf has a simple plea for the nations of the world: Keep the Internet free and open.Cerf's appeal, posted on the official Google blog, comes on...
10:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Five Hours of Airplane Landings in 26 Dazzling Seconds
The intricate ballet-like precision of airport operations relies on everything working in perfect order, especially takeoffs and landings. Watching just a snippet -- five hours -- of aircraft landings...
09:49 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable 4Chan Helps Kim Jong-un Top Time Person of the Year Poll
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has shot to the top of TIME magazine's Person of the Year poll -- thanks to some funny business by 4chan users.In the last two days, Kim, 29, has overtaken President of...
09:48 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Looking for a Job? Check 170+ Openings at ABC Family 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: ABC Family, Bloomberg, Jobs, Mashable Job Board, ...
09:31 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Royals Confirm Kate Middleton Pregnancy Online
After much buzz and speculation circulating Twitter on Monday morning that Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting their first child, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge confirmed the news via o...
09:17 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Has Facebook Found Its Next Instagram?
Facebook is said to be interested in buying WhatsApp, a popular mobile messaging service.More About: Facebook, acquisitions, instagram...
09:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Infectious Worm Spreading on Tumblr
An infectious worm is spreading on Tumblr Monday morning, affecting several major blogs.Tumblr spokesperson Katherine Barna sent the following email to Mashable regarding the worm:"There is a viral po...
09:04 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Intel Core Processors May Soon Get Less Power Hungry
Everyone knows that with each successive generation of computer chips, they get more powerful and often more power efficient. But for the latest Intel processors, progress may come early.Intel is plan...
08:56 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable New York Times to Downsize Newsroom as Ad Revenues Falter
In an effort to reduce expenses amid continuing ad revenue declines, The New York Times is offering buyouts to newsroom employees. The paper is seeking to reduce the size of its newsroom by 30 in tota...
08:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable The Daily Is Dead: What Does it Mean?
Rupert Murdoch and Apples big bet on an iPad-only subscription-based old-school newspaper, The Daily, turned out to be a losing one. Im not surprised. For as slick-looking as the iPad publication was...
08:34 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Washington State Plans for a More Acidic Ocean
Washington State has become the first in the nation to set out an action plan for addressing ocean acidification. More About: Science, Washington, oceans...
08:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable U.S. Government Warned of 911-Like Cyber Attack
According to a former spy chief, the U.S. has received its "9/11 warning" for a cyber-attack that could take down the banks, power and cripple the economy.More About: cybersecurity, security...
07:58 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable PBS Uses Its Imagination to Remix Reading Rainbow
PBS revealed the latest YouTube remix in its series, and it might be the best one yet ... but don't take my word for it. Reading Rainbow aired for 40 years, but the show is still teaching kids each ye...
07:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable iPhone 5 Will Arrive in More Than 50 New Countries This Month
Apple is about to more than double the number of countries where the iPhone 5 is available.More About: apple, iphone...
07:28 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Apple Overtakes LG to Become the Second Biggest Mobile Vendor in the U.S.
Samsung is still the biggest mobile vendor in the U.S., and Apple has overtaken LG to grab second place, comScore's latest data shows.According to the October 2012 report, Samsung had a 26.3% share of...
07:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable News Corp. Kills The Daily
News Corp. is shutting down The Daily, its ambitious daily newspaper for the tablet market, after two years. "As part of a digital restructuring initiative, the company will cease standalone publicati...
05:50 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Pope Benedict XVI Joins Twitter
Pope Benedict XVI has launched an official Twitter account with the handle @pontifex.The move was announced in November, when a Vatican official said the Pope (or, more precisely, whoever handles his ...
04:50 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Do Publishers Still Need Native Apps?
When Apple released the iPad, media organizations rushed to launch robust native applications for the device. Given the amount of traffic publishers are seeing from mobile-web browsers, coupled with i...
01:28 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable See How Your Google Results Measure Up With Google Grader [VIDEO]
Ever wonder whether your Google search results boost or batter your online presence?A Facebook app called "Google Grader" assesses them by asking users to mark each hit as "postive," "negative" or "no...
12:26 pm GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable iFixit Teardown Reveals Some New iMacs Are Assembled in the U.S.
As is customary with all new Apple gadgets, the folks from iFixit have torn the new, super-thing 21.5-inch iMac to bits. This time, however, the most interesting detail from the teardown was not found...
11:30 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable The Best Discussions on Mashable This Week
Lets Face it: Most Social Media Marketing Is a Waste of Time An op-ed from Mashable Business Editor Todd Wasserman inspired an insightful debate from the community. Read...
10:59 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable 20 Extraordinary 3D-Printed Gifts
1. Merry Bird Ornament Deck the halls with this intricate and classy holiday ornament. The Merry Bird and its hinged swing are produced within the cage -- a design only ...
10:29 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Your Talent Acquisition Strategy Needs SEO, Too
A little search engine optimization can go a long way toward getting your jobs out in front of the candidates your company needs to meet its growth objectives. More About: features, job search series,...
09:51 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Watch This Epic Christmas Light Show Synced to Dubstep [VIDEO]
One Christmas light show in Meridian, Idaho puts all others to shame, with its not-so-traditional take on festive decorations.Synchronized to bass-heavy dubstep, the light show illuminates a home's en...
09:00 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Give the Star Wars Force Glove to Your Favorite Jedi
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.What do you buy the Star Wars fan who already has every lightsaber, mask a...
08:14 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Students Use Facebook to Spread Random Anonymous Compliments [VIDEO]
A Facebook profile dedicated to making students feel good about themselves has gone viral, spreading kindness to colleges across the U.S. and Canada."Queens U Compliments," the brainchild of four stud...
07:28 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Count Down to Christmas With These 5 Free Apps
1. Advent Calendar - Bacarox This is a simple, graphic advent calendar with separate designs for boys and girls.Click here to view this gallery.If you have little ones e...
06:01 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable 1 Second Everyday App Wants to Make Each Day of Your Life Memorable [VIDEO]
1 Second Everyday, an iPhone app proposed on Kickstarter, prompts users to capture one second of footage to remember each day of their lives.More About: apps, kickstarter...
05:14 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Warm-Up Your Home Decor With Pictures
We've all bought items for our home that just don't quite coordinate once we got them home. Photos, on the other hand, are an easy way to add some style and personalization to your space without havin...
04:30 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Pinterest Pins This Week
Floppy Disc Notebook Clever idea!Pinned From: Etsy, Guest Pinner BoardSource: EtsyClick here to view this gallery.This week's top 10 Pinterest pins contains 10 unique it...
03:45 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Funniest Memes of the Week
Tired of dealing with the December cold already?Distract yourself with some hot cocoa, a treat from your super secret stash of leftover Thanksgiving desserts and our roundup of the funniest viral vide...
03:31 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Here Comes the First Real Alternative to iPhone and Android
If you talk to enough people at the Finnish mobile startup Jolla, it occurs to you that the company it resembles is Apple -- but not the Apple of today.More About: Jolla, Sailfish, Startups, smartpho...
02:45 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable 7 Stylish iPad Cases With Notepads
1. Booqpad In a range of colors, each Booqpad ships with a 50-sheet A5 notepad. There's also a holder for a pen or stylus and business cards slots. Cost: From $49.95Clic...
02:08 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable 5 Signs Youre a Computer Addict [SUNDAY COMICS]
Are you computing too much? Our friends Nitrozac and Snaggy of The Joy of Tech will help you diagnose your situation with this handy guide.More About: Sunday Comics, computer addiction, trending...
01:42 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Top Cellphone Complaint May Surprise You
Concerns about people being too tied to their phones have been overshadowed by complaints that people don't use their phones frequently enough.More About: cellphone, complaints, trending...
01:14 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Zombie Companies: How Apple, LEGO, Ford and Old Spice Escaped Oblivion
Just when you think some businesses or brands are dying, they come roaring back. This infographic explores four remarkable cases.More About: Lego, apple, ford, old spice, trending, zombies...
01:04 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable NASA to Unveil Mars Rover Curiosity Findings Monday
NASA will discuss the latest activities of Curiosity on Monday (Dec. 3), but space geeks shouldn't get their hopes up for a bombshell announcement.More About: Curiosity, NASA, space...
01:03 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable Creepy Baby Heads Will Melt in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hand
Chocolate baby heads provide the perfect sweet tooth fix for those who like their candy delightfully demented.More About: Watercooler, desserts, food, weird...
12:25 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable See the Top 5 Coolest Cars at the 2012 L.A. Auto Show
BMW i3 Coupe Concept BMW recently rolled out its i3 concept car, and now in Los Angeles it's showing its i3 Coupe concept, a two-door plug-in electric hatchback that the...
12:19 am GMT - Mon, December 3, 2012
Mashable NASA to Unveil Mars Rover Curiosity Findings Monday
NASA will discuss the latest activities of Curiosity on Monday (Dec. 3), but space geeks shouldn't get their hopes up for a bombshell announcement.More About: Curiosity, NASA, space...
11:35 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Made $3.5 Billion Last Month
Mark Zuckerberg's net worth increased by $3.5 billion in November as Facebook's stock shot up by nearly $7 a share over the course of the month.More About: Facebook, mark zuckerberg, stocks, trending...
11:12 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Top 5 Kids Apps of the Week
Looking for great apps for your kids? Here are the top 5 apps for kids this week. More About: Top Kids Apps, contributors, features, mobile apps...
10:34 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. I Kissed a Girl "@katyperry looks like its official ... me and you."-- Niall Horan, One DirectionPhoto stats: 81,796 retweetsClick here to view this gallery.Time for ...
09:54 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable The Secret iPhone Setting That Makes Beats Headphones Sound Better
Listening to Dr Dre Beats Studio (or any other) headphones on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? Here's how to equalize their sound to your liking.More About: Beats Audio, How-To, iphone...
09:54 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable This iPhone Setting Can Make Beats Headphones Sound Better
Listening to Dr Dre Beats Studio (or any other) headphones on an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? Here's how to equalize their sound to your liking.More About: Beats Audio, How-To, iphone, trending...
09:39 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Become a Secret Santa for Hurricane Sandy Victims With SecretSandy.org
SecretSandy.org encourages concerned citizens to purchase and donate presents to these families through a Secret Santa-style gift exchange.More About: Hurricane Sandy...
09:24 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable 4 Ways to Use Social Data to Close Sales
By using these steps as guidelines, businesses can balance buyer interactions and better arm sales teams with the knowledge they need to always be closing. More About: Small Business, features, mashab...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable SHARK JUMPED: Glee Covers Gangnam Style [VIDEO]
On Glee's Thanksgiving show, this hyper-produced version of "Gangnam Style" happened, with lots of well-tuned singing and wooden dancing. Ouch. More About: GLEE, gangnam style, trending...
08:12 pm GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Apple CEO Tim Cook Walks Through Grand Central, Hardly Anyone Notices
Tim Cook gave his first TV interview as Apple CEO to NBC, and the segment will show Cook stroll through Grand Central in New York virtually unnoticed.More About: Entertainment, News, Tech, apple, nbc,...
04:12 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable How Valuable is a Social Media Audience, Really?
There are key market principles driving a social media audience's value. Here's how digital marketers can tap into them.More About: Contests, features, mashable, open forum, social marketing...
04:04 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable 6 Futuristic Fireplaces to Keep You Warm This Winter
Who would have guessed -- the futuristic-looking luxury fireplace industry is booming. Surprisingly, if you can dream it, it can be built. But, most of the time, it'll cost you. It seems we're no long...
03:18 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable 7 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
Fantastical Popular Mac calendar app Fantastical made its way to iOS this week. Offering many of the same features as the desktop version of the app, Fantastical has a D...
03:10 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable 68 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
It's been another busy week in the digital world. Catch up on the latest digital media resources with our weekly features roundup.More About: Business, Features Week In Review, Lifestyles, Social Medi...
02:46 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable After NFL Player Jovan Belcher Kills Girlfriend and Self, League Rallies on Twitter
Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and committed suicide Saturday. Here's how NFL players and teams reacted on Twitter.More About: Jovan Belcher, News, Sports, nfl, trending...
01:57 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
1.Retina Implant Instantly Turns Text Into Braille Researchers developed a way to allow traditional text to be viewed as Braille letters, using a retinal implant. This m...
01:21 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Teens React to Chilling Cyberbullying Video
An emotional reaction video to the viral cyberbullying clip uploaded to YouTube by Amanda Todd, a student later found dead, showcases a range of emotions.More About: Viral, World, bullying, cyberbully...
01:05 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Your Most Mobile Friend Deserves the Wallee Smartphone Mount
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.You bring your phone everywhere -- your desk, the kitchen, your car and, d...
12:26 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable Deck the Fails: 15 Weird and Wacky Christmas Tree Ornaments
1. Reindeer Poop Now we know the real reason the other reindeer laughed at Rudolph.Price: $10.95Click here to view this gallery.If the traditional hall decking and tree ...
12:07 am GMT - Sun, December 2, 2012
Mashable The Most-Tweeted Words on Black Friday Were [INFOGRAPHIC]
What was on the minds of Black Friday shoppers? This infographic details the top-tweeted words on Black Friday.More About: Business, black friday...
11:44 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Opinion: What Would Steve Jobs Think About Windows 8?
Over the last week, I've found myself wondering what Steve Jobs would make of Windows 8 if he were alive today.It's likely he would be entirely dismissive or unwilling to comment on the new OS at all....
11:23 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Comic: This Is Why Your Email Was Hacked
Even Google's two-step authentication can't protect you from naivet. More About: comics, hacking, humor, passwords, trending...
10:42 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Fugitive Antivirus Founder McAfee Interviewed in Secret Location [VIDEO]
The bizarre story of McAfee antivirus software company founder John McAfee keeps getting weirder, and now CNN has caught up with the 67-year-old tech titan at his hideout in Belize. More About: Fugiti...
10:42 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Fugitive Antivirus Founder McAfee Interviewed in Secret Location [UPDATED]
The bizarre story of McAfee antivirus software company founder John McAfee keeps getting weirder, and now CNN has caught up with the 67-year-old tech titan at his hideout in Belize. More About: Fugiti...
10:01 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Hukkster Alerts You When Your Most-Wanted Items Are Discounted
Hukkster is a new online shopping tool that tracks your most coveted fashion finds and alerts you by email about sudden price drops. More About: The Launchpad, fashion, online shopping...
09:16 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Are We Living Better With the Jawbone Up Electronic Bracelet?
You've probably read all the stories about how sitting for too long can kill you. How prolonged sitting causes discomfort, numbness and spine misalignment. I have a new magic weapon -- the newly relau...
08:50 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable 11 Hot News Stories You May Have Missed
If you even blinked this week you might have missed one of Mashable's top news stories, opinion pieces or reviews -- including the biggest fake news on Facebook (and how to protect yourself from it), ...
08:22 pm GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable 5 Ways to Make a Seasonal Job Permanent
For the unemployed, the holidays are not only a fantastic opportunity to earn money, but also a chance to get a foot in the door with companies.More About: Holiday, features, job search series, mashab...
07:44 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Unison Takes the Pain Out of Conference Calls
Unison lets employees communicate through virtual rooms organized around specific projects to help boost collaboration and productivity.More About: The Launchpad, startup...
07:31 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Griffin Debuts Its Lightning Connector Cables
Griffin Technologys first Lightning connector accessories are expected to launch at retail locations beginning on Dec. 3. More About: accessories, griffin technology, iPhone 5, lightning connector...
07:17 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable The 7 Best Tablets for Kids
If you've been spending way too little time with your tablet because it's usually in the hands of your kids, it may be time to think about getting them one of their own. Plus, like it or not, a porta...
06:57 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Are Amphibious Homes the Solution to Flooding?
A UK architecture firm is constructing an "amphibious" home near the River Thames to better prevent damage from flooding. More About: England, Newsy, architecture, flooding, videos...
06:46 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Bask in Gift-Giving Glory With Sincerelys Sesame App
This year, holiday shopping can be as easy as scrolling through an app and clicking "Gift It." The best part: You won't have to worry about shipping.Sesame is a gift-giving app [iTunes link] launched ...
06:31 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Tackle Pet Obesity With This Dog Pedometer
The Wandant dog pedometer, developed by electronics maker Fujitsu, is a specialized pedometer made to keep track of your pets health. More About: dogs, pedometer, pets...
06:16 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Chameleon Clock App Blends Your iPad in With its Surroundings
Ever have trouble finding your iPhone or iPad? Now theres an app that hides your iDevice on purpose.Meet Chameleon Clock, which uses the rear-facing camera on your device to blend it in to its surroun...
05:55 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable The 20 Most-Shared Ads of 2012
1. Kony 2012 (Invisible Children) Most Americans had never heard of Joseph Kony, the head of the Lord's Resista...
05:34 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Santa Uses Windows Phone to Track Whos Been Naughty or Nice
Every wonder how Santa keeps track of whos been naughty or nice?According to a new Windows Phone ad, theres an app for that. In the video above, the Naughty or Nice Live App helps Santa watch out for ...
05:19 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Teenagers Search for Lost Hat Touches Hearts, Goes Viral on Facebook
Bridget Hughes' quest for her lost hat -- which belonged to her mother before she passed away from cancer -- has the Internet searching with her. More About: Facebook, Newsy, Social Good, videos...
05:04 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Facebook Cover Photos Are Disappearing
In the scope of a couple of days, several people -- including Mashable staffers -- have seen their Facebook cover photos disappear without explanation. The issue appears to be a move by Facebook to ag...
04:51 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable PBS Digital Isnt Your Grandmas Public Television
Three years ago, when the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) was developing their local, national online video platform, the company had a 65-year-old viewer test the user experience. "This isn't at al...
04:40 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Dude, Wheres My Flying Car?
When we think about the future, we're inspired by a combination of movies, books and other pop culture references. Among all the fanciful gizmos and gadgets, the flying car is one of the most classic ...
04:28 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable NPRs Brooke Gladstone: The News Media Has Almost Always Been Fragmented
There have been plenty of complaints in recent years that new media outlets have fragmented the news consumption experience for readers, but NPR's Brooke Gladstone argued during an interview atMashabl...
04:15 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable 500,000 Facebook Users Chase Fake $1 Million From Powerball Winner
What would make more than 500,000 Facebook users share one guy's photoshopped picture of a ticket with the winning Powerball numbers? Raise your little pinky, do your best Dr. Evil voice, and say it w...
03:59 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable 3 Social Media Campaigns Making Change on World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day, celebrated each Dec. 1, is a global day devoted to raising awareness of the virus, which affects millions around the world. Social media campaigns aplenty are spreading messages of hop...
03:44 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Social Savvy Seniors Have Higher Self-Esteem
Older adults are not immune from the flood of technology in today's world -- and they're eager to get onboard. A growing number of senior citizens, as well as tech entrepreneurs, are seeing technolog...
03:23 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Is Twitter Helping or Harming Political Journalism?
During this year's U.S. presidential election, it wasn't uncommon for political journalists to watch the debates with two, maybe three computer screens, a mobile device ready for push notifications an...
02:59 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable How to Get Your Adobe Flash Fix on the iPhone
Adobe Flash: Can't live with it, can't live without it, at least for iOS users. But iPhone lovers now have a Flash alternative.More About: Apple iPhone 5, adobe flash, iphone...
02:30 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable How to Monetize Without Hurting Your Community
At the Mashable Media Summit on Friday, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian joined Mashable features editor Matt Silverman on stage to talk about how to monetize a website while still putting the communi...
02:14 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable 62% of Americans Hoarding Old Cellphones
If you have a collection of outdated cellphones hanging around the house, you're in good company.More About: cellphone, security...
02:02 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Heifer International Launches First Non-Profit Magazine Tablet App
Global hunger and poverty organization Heifer International released the first non-profit tablet magazine app Thursday, launching a digital edition of its quarterly publication World Ark. The app is a...
01:44 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Sorry, Haters iTunes 11 Rocks
I'll admit, I was skeptical about iTunes 11 before it finally arrived late Thursday. Announced by Apple during the launch of the iPhone 5, it was promptly forgotten, rating not a mention during the iP...
01:44 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Sip on This Pumpkin Spice Latte Lovers Scorn
New York comedy group Blogologues performs a lover's tale between a human and a pumpkin spice latte. More About: BLOGS, Watercooler, starbucks, viral videos...
01:33 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Addicted to Your Cellphone? Youre Not Alone
Are you one of the 29% of people who say they can't live without their cellphones? According to a recent Pew Research study, people have a hard time breaking away from their cellphones -- and their f...
01:24 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Bad Kids Jokes Tumblr Is Funny for Adults
1. *cough* *cough* Click here to view this gallery.A child can only ask about a chicken's road crossing habits so many times. When the chicken gets fried or no one answ...
01:06 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Tablet Readers Dont Want Interactivity, Says Hearst President
When Hearst first launched digital editions for the iPad, it loaded its titles with interactive features -- features, Hearst President David Carey said, readers don't necessarily want."We had to find ...
12:53 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable New Clues Date Grand Canyon to Dino Days
New evidence points to two ancestral canyons, with the western canyon dating back to 70 million years ago.More About: Dinosaurs, history, united states...
12:40 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Name Your Price for Gadgets on New Priceline for Tech Site
Want to buy a specific camera for someone for the holidays, but can't find it in your budge range? Now you can haggle with the price on this new site.More About: Gadgets, Tech...
12:27 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Will Cond Nast or Hearst Create the Next Pinterest?
Silicon Valley's favorite ad man Tom Bedecarre argued at Mashable's Media Summit that publishers should be working to build the next Pinterest or Instagram.More About: Media, instagram, media summit, ...
12:10 am GMT - Sat, December 1, 2012
Mashable Mercurys Water Ice Bodes Well for Alien Life Search
The discovery of water ice and possible organic compounds on Mercury suggests raw materials necessary for life may be common throughout the solar systemMore About: Mercury, NASA, alien life, aliens, s...
11:55 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable The Nate Silver Effect: How Data Journalism Can Predict the Future
Nate Silver is no god, and probably not a wizard, but he's definitely a genius. No, not because he correctly predicted the 2012 presidential election earlier this month, down to each individual state'...
11:41 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Google Takes on Amazon, Buys Parcel Pickup Company
Signaling an intent to compete with Amazon in online shopping, Google announced Friday it is buying BufferBox. It's a startup that runs a parcel storage service similar to Amazon Locker.Both services ...
11:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Birds in Latvia Take Back Twitter
It's about time birds take Twitter back. That's exactly what Ir, an independent Latvian magazine, did by giving small titmice birds the ability to tweet to their beaks' content. The magazine started t...
11:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Using Fake Resume References? Be Careful
Job seekers who believe the reference section of their resume isn't as important as the rest of it should think again, new research shows.A study by CareerBuilder revealed the vast majority of employe...
10:41 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable This Is How Reddit Was Born
Reddit has grown from a network of niche communities to the "front page of the Internet." The social news site, which received 47 million visitors last month, has become a voice to be reckoned with on...
10:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable How Social Media Impacts TV and Film Ratings
It's getting more and more difficult for content producers to get the audience attention that television shows and films need to stay afloat. Kay M. Madati, head of entertainment and media and global ...
10:04 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Invisible Umbrella Repels Raindrops With Air
The Air Umbrella is a device that takes in air from the bottom of the controller and shoots it out the top to create a curtain of air that repels raindropsMore About: Weather, travel, umbrella...
09:42 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable The 12 Most Memorable Marketing Campaigns of 2012
1. Red Bull Stratos Space Jump More than 8 million people tuned in to watch Felix Baumgartner jump from the mid...
09:40 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Laser-Shooting Bike Kickstarter Could Save Lives of Cyclists
Anyone who has biked on a road knows the perils they face. Whether it's a car changing lanes or turning onto a side street, bikers rely on visibility -- flashing lights, florescent vests -- to make su...
09:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Jeff Bezos Explains Why Hes Building a 10,000 Year Clock
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explained why he's invested $42 million to build a 10,000 year clock in West Texas.More About: jeff bezos...
09:11 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Apps That Keep You From Getting Lost in Translation
There are plenty of translation apps for smartphones, but sometimes they speak better than they listen.More About: translation, travel, travel app...
08:56 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Stache Slaughter and Other Ways to Kill Your Movember Facial Hair
As the month nears an end, the time has come for fuzzy faced men everywhere to wave adios to their Movember 'staches. Parting with that beloved lip warmer can be traumatizing for fellers who poured so...
08:43 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Surveillance Video Reveals Possible Powerball Winner
A surveillance video a gas station in Maryland has emerged, possibly revealing the winner of one of the biggest lottery jackpots in history. The video shows a man in a yellow suit showing what he clai...
08:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Top 25 Tech of 2012
25. Microsoft Surface It took a while, but Microsoft blasted into the tablet market with Surface, which is not quite a tablet, nor is it a computer. In fact, it's a PC i...
08:19 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Apples Ultra-Thin iMacs Now Available Online
Apple's new, thin iMacs are now available for order at the company's online store. The 21-inch model ships in one to three days.More About: apple, iMac...
07:56 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Email Snooping Bill Paves Way for Netflix Sharing
In a twist of legislative bureaucracy, a measure to beef up email privacy may also let your Facebook friends see all the videos you've been watching.More About: email, netflix, privacy...
07:40 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable iPhone 5, iPad Mini and iPad 4 All Coming to China
China is finally getting Apple's latest toys. Apple said today it would begin selling both the iPhone 5, the fourth-generation iPad and the iPad mini in the country in December.The two iPads officiall...
07:26 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Richard Branson First to Hit 1 Million Followers on LinkedIn
Richard Branson has become the first person to pass 1 million followers on LinkedIn since the social network launched its influencers program six weeks ago.More About: linkedin, richard branson...
07:11 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Your Wee Pilot Will Love This Augmented Reality Airplane
Mashable's Gift of the Day series highlights cool, interesting and fun products for that special someone on your holiday list.We all wished we could fly and be a pilot at some point in our lives, espe...
06:36 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Lessons in Frustration With Online Tutoring
All parents believe their kids are geniuses. It's in our DNA. But my 16-year-old son Cole? Smart. Really smart. However, despite having a keen mind for mathematics, he was in desperate need of a tutor...
05:37 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Augmented Light Bulb Turns Desk Into a Touchscreen
Powerful computers are becoming small and cheap enough to cram into all sorts of everyday objects. Natan Linder, a student at MITs Media Lab, thinks that fitting one inside a light bulb socket, togeth...
03:47 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable The 14 Most Inspirational Kids of 2012
1. Nine-Year-Old Caine Monroy Caine Monroy, 9, spent a summer building an awe-inspiring cardboard game arcade at his father's East Los Angeles used car parts store. Fil...
02:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable You Can Now Buy an Unlocked iPhone 5 in the U.S.
Besides the standard 2-year contract option, Apple now sells the iPhone 5 contract-free. Both the white and the black iPhone 5 are available, with prices being $649 for the 16GB variant, $749 for the ...
02:06 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Take a Tour Through China With This Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Video
If you have yet to check China off your sight-seeing to-do list, let this video be your instant tour guide. Pop into the streets of Guangzhou, Shanghai and Shenzhen to see the sights and culture of a ...
12:57 pm GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Japans Fastest Train Floats on Magnetic Tracks
Japans JR Central Railway Company recently unveiled plans for a new high-speed train propelled by magnetic fields.More About: japan, trains, transportation...
09:54 am GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable This Keychain Lightning Connector Is Perfect for Emergency Charges
If you're spending long hours at the office or in school, we're betting your smartphone doesn't survive the day without a full charge away from home. But, what happens when you forget your Lightning c...
09:14 am GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable 10 Ambitious iPhone Apps, Accessories for Your Workout
1. Withings Smart Scale and Health Companion App The Withings Health Companion iPhone app helps your overall health, whether you aim to lose weight, stay fit, keep a low...
08:28 am GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable Your Smartphone Knows You So Well Its Scary
Does your smartphone know you a little too well? The amount of personal information your favorite device tracks and stores may shock you, as detailed in this infographic. More About: infographics, sma...
07:49 am GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
Mashable 14 Bizarrely Awesome Rap Cover Videos
1. 'Look At Me Now' -- Paul Vlahos Paul Vlahos, a Sacramento, Calif.-based voice actor, gives spot-on impersona...
07:00 am GMT - Fri, November 30, 2012
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