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11:57 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Brave New World of Prenatal DNA Sequencing
Companies count DNA sequences in the blood of high-risk moms to test for Down syndrome and other large-scale disruptions, but they could do more.More About: DNA, medical science, pregnancy, pregnant, ...
11:40 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Experts Say Looming Cyber Warfare Attacks Could Be Catastrophic
Security experts are urging businesses and government officials to prepare for the worse as looming cyber warfare could result in the loss of human lives.More About: Cyber Warfare, Eugene Kaspersky, K...
11:31 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Fatshion Community Finds Beauty in Plus-Sizes
Youd be hard-pressed to find a celebrity gossip magazine these days that doesnt include at least one article about body image or an actress learning to accept her curves. But while theres evidently a ...
11:18 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Nametrix App Predicts Your Babys Career
Choosing a baby name is one of the most important decisions a parent makes for a child. After all, who really wants their bundle of joy to be called Hashtag for the rest of their life? The Nametrix ap...
10:56 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable San Fran Mayor Says Governments Should Act Like Startups
On the season four premier episode of Revolution, Brian Solis talks with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee about local government and startup culture.More About: california, company culture, government, revo...
10:53 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Bang With Professionals: We Hook You Up Over LinkedIn
After the wildly successful launch of Bang With Friends, a new sex app has debuted online -- Bang With Professionals. Its goal: to help hook users up over LinkedIn.The site is likely a parody of Bang ...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Homeland Video Game Features Claire Danes 8-Bit Cry Face
"Homeland RPG" turns the Showtime drama into an 8-bit adventure filled with Claire Danes' cry face, an awkward sex scene and a lithium-infused Tetris bit.More About: 8 bit, Entertainment, Gaming, Home...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Homeland Video Game Features Claire Danes Cry Face
"Homeland RPG" turns the Showtime drama into a video game adventure filled with Claire Danes' cry face, some awkward sex and lithium-laced Tetris.More About: Entertainment, Gaming, Homeland, humor, TV...
10:34 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 4 TED Talks Every Journalist Should Watch
If you're a journalist who needs some inspiration but have only 10 minutes to spare, these TED talks are worth your time.More About: journalism, Journalist, TED Talks...
10:23 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 10 Tech Must-Haves for Your Super Bowl Tailgate
1. Home and Away 3-in-1Car/Wall USB Charger What better way to show your team pride than using a charger with the team's NFL logo on it? This one from Mizco ...
10:16 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Getting in Shape at Work Is Easier Than You Think
You may want to think twice before taking the elevator to your office or ordering in for lunch. New research has found that small periods of activity which add up to 30 minutes a day worth of exercise...
10:11 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Q10 Brings the QWERTY to BlackBerry 10
The BlackBerry Z10 wasnt the only smartphone announced running BlackBerry 10 Wednesday.Along with the all-touch Z10, RIM (BlackBerry now) announced the Q10, a smartphone with a built-in keyboard much ...
10:05 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Exterior Air Bags Protect Cyclists From Cars
Air bags are no longer for drivers, now they can protect cyclists and pedestrians, too.More About: bicycle, car accidents, cars, cycling, volvo...
10:04 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Oscar the Traveling Dog Shows You The World
Disney Land Photos courtesy of World Woof Tour.Click here to view this gallery.Meet Oscar, the most cultured dog ever to have lived. This Alsatian, Corgi, C...
09:52 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Man Fatally Shot After GPS Takes Him to Wrong House
Rodrigo Diaz, a 22-year-old Georgia man, was shot and killed after his GPS device directed him to the wrong house, his friends who were with him at the time of the shooting claim.Diaz and the others i...
09:35 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Can BlackBerry Persuade Indonesians to Keep Loving Its Devices?
Will Indonesians be as impatient for the new BlackBerry as they were for the last one?More About: blackberry, Indonesia, RIM...
09:26 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Appoints Alicia Keys Global Creative Director
During its BlackBerry 10 launch event, CEO Thorsten Heins announced a new Global Creative Director for the company: Alicia Keys.Im fascinated by technology. I've always wanted to work directly with a ...
09:26 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Black Ops II Players Can Stream to Twitch With One Click
Call of Duty: Black Ops II, 2012's biggest selling game, joins forces with Twitch, the biggest video game streaming network, to bring one-click streaming to all its players.Players will now be able to...
09:20 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable RIM Stock Tanks After Revealing BlackBerry 10
Research In Motion renamed itself 'BlackBerry' and unveiled its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 lineup, but it looks like investors were not impressed.The stock had been up as much as 5% on Wednesday to $1...
09:02 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Heres How the BlackBerry Z10 Stacks Up With Competitors
BlackBerry -- the company formerly known as Research in Motion -- announced on Wednesday the arrival of its new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, which has the potential to brighten the future of the struggl...
09:01 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable The First BlackBerry 10 Phone Is Exceptional, But Perplexing
BlackBerry Z10 The Z10 is the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone. It doesn't work like most other smartphones (notice there's no home button), so it has a fairly...
08:55 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Julian Assange Really Is Running for the Australian Senate
Julian Assange is running for a seat in the Australian Senate, Wikileaks confirmed via Twitter early Wednesday. He will run as a member of the Australian Wikileaks Party.Australia: Julian Assange has ...
08:50 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Messenger Gets Video Chat
Video chat is coming to BlackBerry Messenger.More About: bbm, blackberry, BlackBerry Z10, Mobile...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare Apps Available on BlackBerry 10
A number of big-name social apps launched alongside BlackBerry 10 Wednesday, including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn.Shown off during one of the companys BlackBerry Jam sessions late last...
08:37 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable RIM Renames Itself BlackBerry
Research in Motion didn't just introduce a new OS on Wednesday, it also ushered in a new brand identitySpeaking in New York during the BlackBerry 10 launch event, CEO Thorsten Heins announced that RIM...
08:31 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Future Mars Colony Nabs Its First Investors
Mars One says it has secured "a few million" in funding for a future human settlement on the Red Planet. The private Netherlands-based venture aims to send at least six groups of four people on a one-...
08:29 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable RIM Launches BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone
Research In Motion -- now just "BlackBerry" -- finally took the wraps of its much-leaked BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, the first phone to run the BlackBerry 10 mobile OS.The Z10 will be the first in a ne...
08:11 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Facebook Q4 Earnings: What to Expect
"Facebook" is no longer such a bad word on Wall Street -- or at least not as much as it was a few months ago.The company's stock plummeted to less than half its IPO price of $38 a share in early Septe...
07:28 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Report: Nest is Shipping 40,000 Thermostats a Month
Nest Labs, the thermostat company founded by the man who is credited with helping to create Apple's iPod, has raised $80 million from investors and is shipping 40,000 to 50,000 units a month, accordin...
07:16 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 10 Valentines Day Cards for Your Geeky Sweetheart
1. You Auto-Complete Me A cute, geeky sentiment gets a lovely letterpress treatment.Cost $6.50Image courtesy of Paperwheel/EtsyClick here to view this galler...
07:03 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Amazons Earnings 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...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Live From RIMs BlackBerry 10 Launch Event
Research In Motion is about to take the wraps of its next-generation smartphones -- the first handsets built to run BlackBerry 10. They should be something special -- RIM has been developing BB10 for ...
04:11 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable RIM Fills BlackBerry World With Music and Videos
As promised, RIM has added music, TV shows and movies to its freshly renamed online store, the BlackBerry World. The prices for albums range from $8 to $12, while movies are mostly in the $10 to $20 p...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Judge Koh: Samsung Did Not Willfully Infringe Apples Patents
In the latest installment of the Apple-Samsung patent battle, judge Lucy Koh has decided that Samsung did not infringe Apple's patents willfully, therefore overturning one element of the jury's ruling...
01:20 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Vineit Lets You Easily Share Vine Videos on Tumblr
Vineit is a new tool that lets you share videos from Twitter's video sharing service Vine on Tumblr. Vineit is very simple to use: open the project's homepage, and drag the "Vineit" button to your boo...
12:53 pm GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Lessons From 4 Killer UGC Campaigns
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Burberry's Art of the Tre...
09:57 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Infographic: The Anatomy of an Internet Meme
It may be hard to explain the concept of an Internet meme to a perplexed parent or grandparent, but you definitely know one when when you see one. More About: infographics, internet memes...
09:41 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Netflix Ruins Date Night
Sometimes all we want in life is for someone to really get us, deepest darkest secrets and all. And that person usually is -- no, not our significant other -- our Netflix subscription. You can't hide ...
09:25 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Here Is the Robot That Will Extract Water From the Moon
NASA's latest prototype has found a way to, quite literally, get water out of rocks. No word on if it can get blood from stone yet. More About: moon, NASA, robots, space...
09:10 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Oprah Fires Back at Twitter Troll Who Calls Her Old as Hell
Ever wonder if the always-busy Oprah makes the time to check her Twitter mentions? She seemed to do so on Monday night, firing back at a tweeter who said she looked "old as hell" during an interview w...
08:37 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams Slow Jam the Fiscal Cliff
You'll laugh your butt off as Jimmy Fallon, NBC anchor Brian Williams and The Roots slow jam the fiscal cliff in this hilarious video. More About: Watercooler...
08:07 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Watch the Worlds Highest Resolution Drone-Mounted Camera in Action
Drones are already widely-used tools for surveillance. They're routinely sent to spy in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and even on the U.S.-Mexico border. Soon enough, their civilian counterparts could fly ov...
07:45 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable If Other Government Agencies Joined Tumblr
After the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealed its social media presence on Tuesday, we began to think about how other government agencies could utilize the platform.SEE ALSO: No One Reblogs the IR...
07:25 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Will LeBron James Finally Dunk for a Crowdfunded $1 Million?
Ever since he entered the NBA in 2003, LeBron James has had basketball fans dreaming of the day he finally enters the dunk contest and blows their minds with a series of reality-suspending slams. But ...
06:57 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable How Do Humans Really Feel About Robots?
In a world where mannequins track your every move and the waiter at that restaurant is made of metal, robots are inevitably becoming more commonplace. But how much do we really care about these cold, ...
06:46 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Kitten Meets Hedgehog, Lifetime Friendship Formed
Friendships can form at unexpected times in unexpected places. People don't just put out a classified looking for a best buddy. Luckily, sometimes fate -- or someone trying to make a cute YouTube vide...
06:28 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Study Says Twitter Is Fastest-Growing Social Platform in the World
Twitter is now the fastest-growing social platform on the planet, beating Facebook and Google+ for the top spot, new research suggests.The number of active users on the microblogging service grew...
05:58 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Jim Harbaugh: Facebooking and the Tweeter a Waste of Time
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is no fan of the world's leading social networks, and he explains why in this video. More About: nfl, Sports, Super Bowl...
05:32 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn for Social Good Moves Your Career Forward While Giving Back
Eight months ago, Jason Nicosia found himself at a charity event in New Orleans that was raising money for the Louisiana Technology Council by auctioning lunch meetings. At the time, Nicosia was worki...
05:03 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Bang With Friends Sex App Says it Registers Five Users Per Minute
The Bang With Friends sex app, which claims to anonymously hook users up with their Facebook friends, revealed plans to expand following its successful launch last week. "Support for same-sex selectio...
05:03 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Bang With Friends Sex App Registers 5 Users Per Minute
The Bang With Friends sex app, which claims to anonymously hook users up with their Facebook friends, revealed plans to expand following its successful launch last week. "Support for same-sex selectio...
04:51 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable What Makes Vine So Hot?
It's the kind of moment that comes rarely, but tech journalists live for it: a service is launched with little fanfare and receives a sudden, energetic burst of genuine buzz. Developers start remixing...
04:48 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 50 of the Greatest Things That Ever Happened on 30 Rock
What the what? 30 Rock is leaving our televisions -- shut it down. Shut. It. Down. Blerg!After seven years of laughs and Lizbianism, audiences will wave goodbye to the TGS crew like that one scene in ...
04:25 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable SAG Awards Creep Into TVs Top 20 Social Shows of the Week
It was fitting that the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony boosted its social media profile this year. One of the night's most popular bits basically rehashed a viral Facebook review of Les Misr...
03:57 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry 10 Launch Event: What to Expect
On Jan. 30, Research in Motion (RIM) is going to launch BlackBerry 10 to the world. BlackBerry 10 represents a pivotal, make-or-break moment for RIM as a brand and a company. If BlackBerry 10 is a suc...
03:40 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 10 Ways Cinemagram Trumps Vine
Twitter's video-sharing Vine is the one of the top apps in Apple's App Store, but Cinemagram has other features you may be looking for.More About: Twitter, video apps, Vine...
03:38 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Menswear Dog Is Totally More Stylish Than You
Fashion meets four legs in Tumblr's greatest new single-serving destination: Menswear Dog. The stylin' pup shows all men of the world how to wear their duds, rocking the most fashionable clothing in e...
03:21 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Stunning Panorama From the Tallest Building in the World
Have you ever wished you could sit atop of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and take a look around like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible 4? It's your lucky day, at least if you are...
03:17 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 5 iPhone Tripods for Perfect Vine Videos
1. ATC Universal Tripod The legs of this aluminum alloy tripod extend up to 60mm, so you can vary your angle on the action. Price: $2.43Image courtesy of Ama...
03:05 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Amazon Stock Up 10% Despite Missing Sales, Guidance Forecasts
Amazon missed analysts' expectations for revenue and guidance, but the stock still shot up by as much as 10% after hours.Net sales totaled $21.3 billion for the December quarter, up 22% from the same ...
02:44 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Online Retailers Likely to Skip New Credit Card Surcharge
Retailers can now add a surcharge of up to 4% on credit card transactions, but that doesn't necessarily mean your next Amazon purchase will include the fee.Though Amazon hasn't stated whether it will ...
02:33 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Prehistoric Facebook Had a Dislike Feature
If cavemen had Facebook, how readily would they have employed "Dislike". We think very readily.More About: comics, Facebook, funny, humor...
02:11 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Kutchers Middle-Aged Steve Jobs Look is Spookily Accurate
A new side-by-side photographic comparison of a middle-aged Steve Jobs and actor Ashton Kutcher is eerily spot on. Kutcher shared the images on Twitter.More About: ashton kutcher, Celebritites, Entert...
01:56 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable This Website Lets You Compare Startup Salaries and Equity
There is no shortage of career websites that highlight salary data industries and established companies, but it is much harder to find comparable data for early stage startups. Now, AngelList just mad...
01:39 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Jelly iPhone 5 Case Glows in the Dark
Click here to view this gallery.Shine on you crazy iPhone! The new glow-in-the-dark M-Edge Alter Ego Skin is an affordable solution to providing your iPho...
01:25 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Obama: Instagram Was Started With the Help of an Immigrant
Video courtesy of NowThisNewsPresident Obama highlighted the story of Brazil-born Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger during an address on comprehensive immigration reform Tuesday."Instagram was started...
01:21 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable High-Tech Workers Become Part of the Immigration Debate
With the country's political attention affixed on a wide-ranging immigration debate, four senators Tuesday introduced legislation that would increase the number of science, technology, engineering and...
01:11 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Does Jonathan Coulton Have a Copyright Case Against FOX?
Web-renowned singer/songwriter Jonathan Coulton says he is considering legal action against FOX, after its teen drama Glee aired a song last week that bares similarities to his own.Coulton first learn...
01:05 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Watch This Impressive Flip Book Recreate Entire Gangnam Style Video
By now, Gangnam Style fatigue has turned into complete exhaustion. With more than 1.2 billion views and dozens of parodies, the most-watched YouTube video of all time may now be considered the most an...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable NASA Rocket Will Light Up East Coast Sky Tonight
NASA will launch a rocket tonight that will put on a spectacular light show over the U.S. East Coast and may be visible along Atlantic Seaboard.More About: NASA, rocket, space...
12:37 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Would You Watch a Reality Show About a Newspaper?
NBC is hoping to produce a reality show about a small-town newspaper. Already, they've received more than 150 applications from across the country. More About: newspapers, Newsy, reality tv, videos...
12:36 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Why You Cant Say Hashtag in France
French Twitter users are saying "au revoir" to the word "hashtag" in an effort to protect the French language from anglicisms. Instead, hashtag will be replaced with "mot-dise," meaning "sharp word" i...
12:28 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 500px Back in the App Store
The official 500px iOS app is back in the App Store.Apple kicked the app out of the App Store last week, citing concerns that it was too easy for end-users to find nudity within the app. The removal h...
12:23 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Be More Productive With Your Smartphone
Are you getting the most out of your phone?The smartphone in your pocket puts gadgets from Star Trek to shame. So why are you only using it to play Temple Run 2 nine hours a day? You can unlock potent...
12:20 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable New York Times Launches Incubator For Media Startups
The New York Times is inviting early-stage startups to come work in its 8th Avenue headquarters in an effort to foster relationships between entrepreneurs and the 161-year-old newspaper.The Times is a...
12:20 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable New York Times Launches Startups Incubator
The New York Times is inviting early-stage startups to come work in its 8th Avenue headquarters in an effort to foster relationships between entrepreneurs and the 161-year-old newspaper.The Times is a...
12:15 am GMT - Wed, January 30, 2013
Mashable Twitter Experimenting With Vine Porn Censorship
Twitter has addressed the topic of six-second porn videos on its service Vine for a second time, admitting that it is "changing how users find and view sensitive content."On Monday, the company apolog...
11:56 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Vine Is Down
If you were planning on using Vine to create a GIF of todays lunch you may need to make other plans.The app is currently experiencing a service interruption that prevents the creation of new Vines as ...
11:40 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Biebers New Acoustic Album Ignites Twitter Trending Topics
Justin Bieber's "Believe Acoustic" album just came out. It spawned two Twitter worldwide trending topics, one of which is a response to his Grammy snub. More About: Believe, Believe Acoustic, celebrit...
11:32 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map Provides Peek Into Hackable Webcam Feeds
An interactive web map shows the location of a handful of insecure, hackable security cameras across the world. More About: internet security, Newsy, Video, webcams...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Youve Been Eating Chinese Takeout Food Wrong
Chinese delivery nights are supposed to be stress-free nights off from the glamorous world of cutlery and dishes. But it's like the entire Chinese food service industry has worked together to make it ...
11:04 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Antigua Set to Become Legal Pirate Haven?
A small Caribbean island nation of fewer than 90,000 people could become the first legal haven for pirated content on the Internet. The World Trade Organization confirmed on Monday an earlier decision...
10:58 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable How to Halt a Facebook Hoax
The Internet can be a cruel and unforgiving place. Think about it, there are trolls, phishers and con artists lurking around almost ever corner. Scams and hoaxes everywhere.On occasion, social media p...
10:46 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Eyebrow Cat Looks Really Nervous
Many people pick their cats based on cuteness, but seldom does attractiveness equate with Eugene Levy eyebrows. That is, until Sam. Sam is a cat. Sam has eyebrows. Sam looks very apprehensive. Follow ...
10:41 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable China Tests a Small Smart Electric Grid
China is making the grid more reliable and efficient. The technology could deliver high-speed Internet, TV and telephony.More About: china, clean energy, electric grid, energy...
10:31 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Police Seek Cutest Marijuana Thief Ever
The Wichita, Kan. police department reports that a mouse has been stealing from a bag of marijuana stored in a 2009 evidence facility. More About: animals, gallery, Viral, Watercooler...
10:22 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable 30 Rock Inspires New Ben & Jerrys Ice Cream Flavor
Ben & Jerry's will introduce a new ice cream flavor concocted with "30 Rock" in mind on Jan. 31 during a series finale party and across social media. More About: 30 rock, ben & jerrys, Ente...
10:22 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Why the New Microsoft Office Isnt a Windows 8 App
Microsoft launched the latest version of Office today (read our review), and the new apps are made for Windows 8. Strange, then, that the apps themselves -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook -- aren...
10:17 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Under-the-Radar Tech Startups to Watch
Scott Gerber is the founder of Young Entrepreneur Council, a non-profit organization that promotes youth entrepreneurship. The YEC recenty launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that ...
10:02 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable No One Reblogs the IRS Tumblr
Did you know the Internal Revenue Service, the federal agency responsible for collecting taxes, is on Tumblr? Neither did we, until a YouTube video about the IRS' social media presence surfaced Tuesda...
09:51 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable The Hubbles Latest Mind-Blowing Cosmic Pictures
In this image, light from an ancient galaxy 10 billion light-years away has been bent and magnified by the galaxy cluster RCS2 032727-132623. Without the h...
09:51 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Hubbles Latest Mind-Blowing Cosmic Pictures
In this image, light from an ancient galaxy 10 billion light-years away has been bent and magnified by the galaxy cluster RCS2 032727-132623. Without the h...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable 7 DIY iPhone Cases Crafted With Household Items (and Love)
1. Doily / Lace Your Aunt Ursula would be proud.Click here to view this gallery.Online retailers like Etsy and Zazzle offer virtually any iPhone case you can...
09:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable How Pose Became the Instagram of Fashion
Pose, an online and mobile community where users go to swap photos and videos of their outfits, makeup and shopping finds, is perhaps most accurately described as "Instagram for fashion."But Instagram...
09:32 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable This 84-Year-Old Is No Match for Video Games
Younger generations have a lot to learn from their elders. Video games are not a part of that wealth of knowledge -- not yet, anyway.An 84-year-old man was invited to play video games with his grandki...
09:27 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Report: YouTube to Launch Paid Subscriptions
It looks like YouTube is about to take a big step towards monetizing its videos.YouTube is planning to launch paid subscriptions for a couple dozen channels as soon as April, according to a new report...
09:13 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable See Where Arianna Huffington, Craig Newmark and Richard Branson Work
Arianna Huffington, co-founder and CEO of The Huffington Post No, that's not a library. Huffington's office is flooded with books -- books on shelves, tables...
09:05 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Foursquare Launches Foursquare for Business App
Foursquare continued its efforts to monetize its service with Foursquare For Business, an app designed to let business owners manage specials and view analytics.The app, introduced on Tuesday, promise...
08:54 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Washington Post App Fact-Checks Politicians
The Washington Post is making it easier for the American public to hold politicians accountable by launching a prototype for a fact-checking tool that determines if their statements in public addresse...
08:54 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Washington Post App Aims to Fact-Check Politicians in Real Time
The Washington Post is making it easier for the American public to hold politicians accountable by launching a prototype for a fact-checking tool that determines if their statements in public addresse...
08:51 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable If J.J. Abrams Turns Star Wars Into a Musical
J.J. Abrams will pack up a suitcase filled with lens flares and travel to a galaxy far, far away to direct Disney's first crack at Star Wars. How will the Alias creator and Star Trek reboot director ...
08:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Diet Cokes Sexy Gardener Ad Is a Viral Hit
Way back in 1994, Diet Coke launched a hit ad that featured women ogling a handsome construction worker. The ad was notable at the time because it turned the tables on traditionally sexist depictions ...
08:42 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Lawmakers Demand Answers About Aaron Swartz Case
Several lawmakers are demanding the Department of Justice answer questions about its handling of the case against Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old hacker and activist who committed suicide months before ...
08:37 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable HP Leaks Juicy Details About Its First Chromebook
HP has reportedly leaked a PDF on its site detailing its first Chromebook, teasing a 14-inch display and less battery life than competitors.More About: chromebook, HP...
08:21 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Risky Mars Moon Flyby Tops Europes 2013 Space Goals
A flyby of Mars' moon Phobos, a dip into Venus' atmosphere and creating a water map of Mars are three goals the European Space Agency has laid out for 2013.More About: ESA, Mars, NASA, Phobos, space...
08:04 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Launches iOS 6.1 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...
07:58 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable 11 Bizarre Facebook Apps You Wont Believe
1. God Wants You to Know Expect Facebook messages from God, in the form of small motivations and encouragement. However, it doesn't help that "God's word" is...
07:41 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable The Best Apps for New Parents
Being a new parent is such an exciting time, but also an extremely busy one. If you need advice or organizational tools, smartphone apps can save you time, provide solutions and let you focus on what'...
07:28 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable New Tool Promises to Predict Whether Your Video Will Go Viral
Viral videos are famously impossible to predict. Who, for instance, could have foreseen the phenomenal success of Rebecca Black's "Friday" or Psy's "Gangnam Style"? Yet Unruly, a UK firm that speciali...
07:12 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Manga Studio 5 Will Bring Your Comic Book Vision to Life
Everyone has a story to tell.That's the thought behind Smith Micro's Manga Studio 5. The latest iteration of the decade-old graphics software launches today. Named for the popular Japanese comics, Man...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Office 2013 Is a Big Improvement, but Needs Polish
Office for Windows 8 The first version of Microsoft Office for Windows 8 -- Office 365 Home Premium -- is finally available. Priced at $99.95 for an annual s...
06:56 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Officially Announces the 128GB iPad
Yesterday it was a rumor; today it's true: Apple is launching a 128GB iPad. The new device is practically identical to the current, fourth-generation iPad, only with more storage memory. So far, iPad ...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable THXs App Makes Sure Your Home Theater is Set Up Perfectly
Getting a professional to come and set up your home theater equipment can be expensive, which means many of us end up trying to take on the task ourselves. Tuesday THX launched its first mobile app, T...
06:18 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable OpenTable Buys Foodspotting For $10 Million to Get More Social
OpenTable, the popular online restaurant reservation service, announced Tuesday that it will acquire food discovery app Foodspotting for $10 million.More About: foodspotting, opentable, startup...
04:28 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Help Fund Data Journalism Education With This Kickstarter
"Take a data journalism class," advises Dan Oshinsky, newsletter editor at Buzzfeed, in a tweet addressed to students at the Missouri School of Journalism (and followers of his Twitter feed). "Data jo...
03:15 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Rdio Starts Offering Free Music Streaming in 14 New Countries
Streaming music service Rdio has started offering up to six months of free music streaming in 14 new countries.The list of countries where the service is available (besides the U.S., where free music ...
01:44 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Google Publishes Detailed Map of North Korea
With the help of its community of citizen cartographers, Google has launched a detailed map for North Korea in Google Maps.To build a complete map from what Google calls "very limited map data," the c...
12:30 pm GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable U.S. Military Wants Mission Impossible Self-Destructing Devices
Self-destructing tapes from the "Mission Impossible" TV series and films served fictional spies well during the Cold War. Today, the U.S. military wants a modern version of vanishing electronics that ...
10:25 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Is This the iPad 5?
New images have surfaced of what may be our first look at the iPad 5.Obtained by 9to5Mac from a accessories maker in China, the photos show the rear-panel of a 9.7-inch iPad, with a similar look and f...
09:40 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Heres the Best Worst On-Air Reporting in January
Reporting live from Nowheresland: This is a journalist who can't get rid of the giggles. Live television is almost asking for some epic mishaps and bloopers -- ask any on-air news anchor or reporter. ...
09:21 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Ask Siri To Buy Your Next Movie Tickets
Now you can ask Siri to handle picking up tickets to the latest blockbuster.Apple rolled out iOS 6.1 Monday, adding Siri support for Fandango in the process. After the update iOS users can ask their f...
08:38 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Everything You Wanted to Know About Facebook Groups
1. Setting Up a New Group After you sign in to Facebook, you'll see "Groups" listed in the left-hand column of the homepage. You can click "Add Group" to cre...
07:59 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable NBA Stars Epic White House Photobomb Will Crack You Up
Conventional wisdom holds that photos snapped in the White House should be taken with a certain modicum of sincerity. Chris Bosh is not a conventional dude. More About: NBA, Sports, Watercooler...
07:04 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Nearly 1 in 10 Ray Lewis Social Comments Mention Murder
It seems Ray Lewis still hasn't lived down the stain of his alleged role in a double murder in 2000. More About: nfl, Sports...
06:56 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Facebook Is Down for Some Users
If you're having problem logging into Facebook this evening, you're not alone. The site is experiencing outages in parts of the United States.The outage seems to be sporadic. Some Mashable staffers in...
06:26 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Digital Republicans Have Weekly Twitter Chat to Rejuvenate Before 2016
Online collaboration might be the Republicans' path to victory in 2016, a former member of Mitt Romney's digital staff believes. Accordingly, he has organized a weekly Twitter chat to help Republican ...
05:52 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Maps: Come Visit My Butt
Apple CEO Tim Cook has personally acknowledged the numerous problems with the Maps app, launched late last year. He's in the midst of devoting considerable resources to fixing it. He has deputized App...
05:48 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs Diet Put Ashton Kutcher in Hospital Days Before Filming Biopic
Ashton Kutcher was hospitalized while preparing for his movie role as Steve Jobs: "My pancreas levels were ... out of whack, which was really terrifying."More About: ashton kutcher, celebrities, Enter...
05:29 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable MPAA Wants to Use Drones to Shoot Movies
Drones are routinely used to kill terrorists and conduct surveillance operations in the Middle East. But we've already seen that they have countless other applications, like protecting endangered spec...
04:50 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Turn Vine Videos Into GIFs With This Mac App
Want to turn your Vine video clips into an animated GIF? A new Mac app makes it a snap.Over the weekend, Twitter engineer Esten Hurtle created VineGifR, a simple Mac app that turns a Vine URL into an ...
04:22 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Tests New Look But Will You Even Notice?
Pinterest is testing a new look among a small group of users to make it easier for people to find what they want.More About: design, pinterest, Social Media...
04:13 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable App Crash Reporter Crashlytics Joins Twitter
App crash-reporting service Crashlytics announced Monday that it will be joining the flock at Twitter.Launched a little over a year ago, the company helps developers determine what specific line of co...
04:08 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable How to Get NFL Fans on Facebook? Just Win, Baby
Sweaty, savage, steadfast and often sauced, NFL fans are an interesting bunch indeed. Facebook data yields some fascinating insight on these strange beasts. More About: nfl, Sports...
04:00 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Star Trek Fan Reshoots Movie Trailer on iPhone
So the two-minute teaser trailer heralding J.J. Abrams' second Star Trek movie, Into Darkness, wasn't enough for you? Is the wait for the movie (which comes out in May) driving you insane?We feel you....
03:42 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable 4 Reasons Your UX Investment Isnt Paying Off
We all know the business case for doing user experience (UX) work: Investing upfront in making products easy to use really pays off. It reduces project risk, cost, and time while improving, efficiency...
03:39 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Apples Cheaper iPhone Looks Like iPhone 5, iPods Combined
More details about Apple's rumored cheaper iPhone have emerged online, providing a concrete idea of how the smartphone looks. In a nutshell, it will be a cross between the iPhone 5, the latest iPod to...
03:39 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Apples Rumored Cheaper iPhone Looks Like iPhone 5, iPods Combined
More details about Apple's rumored cheaper iPhone have emerged online, providing a concrete idea of how the smartphone looks. In a nutshell, it will be a cross between the iPhone 5, the latest iPod to...
03:32 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Listen to the Most Surprising Breakout Billboard Hits
Last week, the single "Thrift Shop" by Seattle rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis climbed to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Dominating the U.S. music rankings is a hefty accomplishment on i...
03:16 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable YouTube: Super Bowl Ads Shown Before the Game Get 600% More Views
Is putting your Super Bowl ad on YouTube before the big game a good idea? It is if you want to get more views for your video. According to YouTube's research, ads that ran online before the Super Bowl...
03:12 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable First Names Dropped From We the People Petitions
The White House has abbreviated citizen signatures on its We the People petition website. The signatures, which used to include a signers first name and last initial, now just include first and last i...
03:10 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Disneys Mystery 1952 Project Gets Renamed Tomorrowland
Walt Disney Studios announced Monday that its mystery film project, previously known only as 1952, will be titled Tomorrowland when it hits theaters Dec. 19, 2014.Starring George Clooney and featuring...
03:07 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable 36% of Viewers Will Use Second Screen During Super Bowl
If you're one of the lucky ones headed to Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La., for Super Bowl XLVII, we wish you a great trip.For the rest of us who will be watching the big game at home, it t...
02:57 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable NFL Commissioner Hit With Tough Questions in Reddit Q&A
Public figures looking to build some Internet credibility via an interview on Reddit may want to reconsider their strategy after reviewing the experience of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.Violent off-...
02:51 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Soundrop Brings Social Listening to Facebook
Social music service Soundrop launched its "listening room" app on Facebook on Monday, allowing fans and users to share the audio experience. The Norway-based company lets users create and embed a Sou...
02:47 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Facebook iPhone App Adds Recording and Sharing Video
Facebook updated its iOS app Monday, adding the ability to record and share videos from the app as well as the ability to send voice messages.Voice messaging was previously released as an update to th...
02:45 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Beats Earnings Estimates but Display Ad Revenue Drops 5%
Yahoo had a strong fourth quarter, but its display advertising business is heading in the wrong direction.Yahoo reported earnings per share of $0.32 on revenue of $1.22 billion for the December quarte...
02:41 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Facebook Wants to Answer Your Privacy Questions
Got a question about Facebook privacy? Erin Egan, Facebook's Chief Privacy Officer of Policy, wants to hear it.Facebook on Monday announced a new feature, "Ask Our CPO," which invites Facebook users t...
02:24 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable This Is a Community Managers Most Important Job
Community management has come a long way since the first Community Manager Appreciation Day in 2009. We're interacting with our audiences in new formats and on new platforms, such as Instagram and Pin...
02:24 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable The Future of Community Management
Community management has come a long way since the first Community Manager Appreciation Day in 2009. We're interacting with our audiences in new formats and on new platforms, such as Instagram and Pin...
02:22 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable You Can No Longer Pay to Pin Content on Tumblr
Tumblr's pin feature, which allowed users to literally pin content to the top of every follower’s dashboard for 24 hours, has been disabled.The microblog rolled out the feature in late June as a...
02:21 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Facebook Partners With Suicide Prevention Group for Research Project
Facebook has partnered with a suicide prevention group, Save.org, to research suicide warning signs through social media posts. More About: Aaron-Swartz, Facebook, Newsy, suicide, videos...
02:04 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Rolls Out iOS 6.1 With Enhanced LTE Support
Apple has issued its first major update to iOS 6, boosting a few new bells and whistles and bug fixes.More About: apple, iOS, iOS 6, iOS 6.1...
01:59 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable China May Lift 13-Year Ban on Game Consoles
Recent reports suggest the Chinese government may be considering lifting a ban on gaming consoles that it put in place in 2000.More About: china, video game consoles, video games...
01:58 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Apple, Android Capture 92 Percent of Smartphone Shipments
Apple and Android are dominating the smartphone market in a big way, grabbing a record 92% of global shipments, according to new research.Android took the top spot with 70%, or 152 million units, foll...
01:55 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Modeling TV Contest The Face Will Air Teasers in Google+ Hangout
"The Face" will premiere sneak peeks in a Google+ Hangout. Host Nigel Barker and models Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha will participate.More About: Entertainment, models, Oxygen...
01:52 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Earnings From Baby-Snatching Eagle Video Will Fund Scholarships
Earnings from the video of a fake baby-snatching eagle will help real students pay for school.Posted on YouTube last month, the minute-long video shows a golden eagle flying above a grassy park, then ...
01:45 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Cuddle the Undead With Zombie Teddy Bears
Photo via Etsy, UnDeadTeds.Click here to view this gallery.Remember when Teddy used to keep you safe from the monsters under your bed? That brown fluffy fe...
01:43 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable SimCity Reboot Is Beautiful and Engaging
Last weekend, EA let a large number of players into a closed beta for SimCity, the newest version of the classic city-building sim game loved by millions.The SimCity beta functioned like an extended d...
01:29 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable How to Recover From an Interview Disaster
Think youve blown your chances of landing that new gig? Post-interview damage control is a tricky process, so read this before sending anything.More About: job hunting, job interview, Jobs...
01:25 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Twitter Was Watched for Security Threats During Obamas Inauguration
The Presidential Inauguration Committee worked with Twitter monitoring firm Dataminr to detect potential security threats during President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony last week, Mashable has ...
01:18 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable 8 Reasons to Deactivate Your Facebook Account
1. Unconscious Addiction Facebook is habit forming. Much like any other addictive substance, it's completely plausible to get hooked on social networking, on...
01:10 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Intel Will Lead Mobile Chip Design, But Still Faces Challenges
With more power-efficient designs, and cutting edge manufacturing, the chipmaker is poised to surpass ARM for the first time.More About: intel, Mobile...
01:03 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Reveals Coolest Basketball Coach of All Time
Well, maybe not the best basketball coach, but easily one of the funniest. This amazing highlight clip took the web by storm on Monday. More About: Sports...
01:03 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Is This the Coolest Basketball Coach of All Time?
Well, maybe not the best basketball coach, but easily one of the funniest. This amazing highlight clip took the web by storm on Monday. More About: Sports...
12:57 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Pentagon Looks to Beef Up Cybersecurity Force
In what appears to be the sign of a coming cyberwar arms race, the Pentagon is reportedly going to shore up its cybersecurity forces to defend critical domestic networks. It also aims to carry out mor...
12:41 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Curiosity Rover Snaps First Photos of Mars at Night
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has captured its first nighttime view of the Red Planet using a camera and ultraviolet light on its robotic arm.Curiosity snapped the Mars night photos in visible and ultra...
12:35 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Autotune Makes Manti Teo's Bizarre Interview Hilarious
We're all kind of sick of the Manti Te'o story by now, right? Wrong! This autotuned remix of his bizarre Katie Couric interview gives the saga new life. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Show Us Your Best Vine Art
Vine gives you an opportunity to create six second clips of video art. Share your best creations with #Vineart and we may feature it on Mashable.More About: art, community, creativity, Vine...
12:15 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable This Woman Eats Cat Hair For Real
Hungry? Try filling your belly with cat hair -- tasty, yummy cat hair. TLC's My Strange Addiction introduces Lisa, a 43-year-old woman from Detroit who eats cat hair and licks her feline like a fuzzy ...
12:15 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable This Woman Eats Cat Hair Fur Real
Hungry? Try filling your belly with cat hair -- tasty, yummy cat hair. TLC's My Strange Addiction introduces Lisa, a 43-year-old woman from Detroit who eats cat hair and licks her feline like a fuzzy ...
12:03 am GMT - Tue, January 29, 2013
Mashable Facebook Co-Founder Unveils the New New Republic
Chris Hughes, the 29-year-old co-founder of Facebook who acquired a majority stake in the small, storied arts and politics magazine The New Republic last March, naming himself editor-in-chief and publ...
11:43 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Anonymous Hacks US Government Sites With Asteroids Game
Hacktivist group Anonymous took over the U.S. Sentencing Commission website this weekend, turning ussc.gov into the classic arcade game "Asteroids," complete with Nyan Cat shooter. The initial hack on...
11:20 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable 5 Premium Apps for Car Enthusiasts
1. AccuFuel As fuel prices increase around the world, consumers deserve to know their fuel economy between each visit to the pump. That's exactly what AccuFu...
11:12 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable The Perfect Prank to Scare the Crap Out of Mom
Pushing a mother's love (and patience) requires two things: a twisted sense of humor and a few Photoshop skills.Reddit user gutterbaby used both to pull the ultimate prank on her mom. My mom told me t...
11:01 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable New Grubwithus App Helps You Find Someone to Dine With Tonight
Grubwithus launched two years ago with the goal of helping users organize group dinners with people they've never met before who might just share some things in common. Now the startup is trying to br...
11:00 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Brands Introduce Ads on Vine
Brands are going beyond just experimenting with Vines to using them as actual ads on Twitter.Wheat Thins, GE and candy brand Red Vines have all run Promoted Tweets with Vine videos attached. In Wheat...
10:44 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Watch the MTV Promo That Launched Jennifer Lawrences Career
At least now we know -- the best thing to come out of MTV's obnoxious, greed-advocating reality TV show "My Super Sweet Sixteen" is the birth of Jennifer Lawrence's acting career. The two-time Oscar n...
10:36 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Office 2013 Launches Tomorrow: What You Need to Know
Microsoft appears to be on the verge of launching the latest version of Office, according to a tweet the official Office Twitter account posted over the weekend. The tweet includes a picture of what M...
10:26 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable The Crazy Economics of Mining Asteroids for Gold and Platinum
Two companies will mine asteroids to collect gold and platinum. Before we turn over billions as angel investors, let's run some math on this venture.More About: asteroid mining, economy, Gold, space...
10:23 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Check Out This Full-Body Tattoo Infographic About Tattoos
Paul Marcinkowski, a design student at the Academy of Fine Arts in d, Poland, has taken the infographics craze to another level. Marcinkowski, who studies in the department of graphics and painting, h...
10:11 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable YOLO Song From SNL Reaches Top Spot on iTunes Charts
Saturday Night Live's ode to the YOLO meme has taken iTunes by storm, catapulting to number one on the Top 10 Comedy Songs charts in the U.S. and Canada.More About: Adam Levine, comedy, Entertainment,...
10:05 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Theater Gives Free Seats to Viewers Who Tweet Performances
While seat-kicking and talking in a theater will likely incite the ire of fellow seatmates, using your smartphone may soon lose its taboo status.The Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, R....
10:02 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Mother-Daughter Duo Dress Like Twins for Clever Photo Series
Photo courtesy of Carra Sykes.Click here to view this gallery.While most of us might blush if Mom showed up anywhere in matching attire, Carra Sykes doesn'...
09:53 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable See What Astronauts Really Eat in Space
Freeze-dried Neapolitan ice cream often comes to mind when we think about what our astronauts are eating high above Earth in the International Space Station. But the extraterrestrial culinary world is...
09:50 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter: 80% of Government User Data Requests Issued Without a Warrant
Slightly more than 80% of government and law enforcement agency requests for Twitter user data issued in the latter half of last year came without a warrant, the company said Monday.During that period...
09:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Could RIM Become the Biggest Comeback Story in Tech History?
Is RIM primed for the biggest tech comeback story we've seen since Steve Jobs revived Apple?More About: blackberry, BlackBerry 10, research in motion, RIM...
09:30 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Goat Head Butts TV Reporter Twice
A news reporter gets head-butted by a goat on TV during a Florida county fair. More About: bloopers, TapeFailure, TV News, Watercooler...
09:30 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Goat Headbutts TV Reporter Twice
A news reporter gets head-butted by a goat on TV during a Florida county fair. More About: bloopers, TapeFailure, TV News, Watercooler...
09:26 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Accidental Click Ignites Insane 3,000-Ship Battle in EVE Online
Gamers were agog this weekend when screenshots and videos of an enormous (and somewhat accidental) battle in EVE Online hit the web. All told, 3,161 players duked it out in the Asakai system; 222 ship...
09:16 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable 4 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Mac
Nobody likes the spinning pinwheel, the rainbow wheel or the Beach Ball of Death. Whatever you call it, you know its not a good sign. Luckily there are simple steps you can take to speed up old reliab...
09:14 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable International iPhone Sales Slowing Down
Analysts say the rise in international iPhone sales is likely to slip to 15% during the first three quarters of 2013.More About: apple, international, iphone...
09:09 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Did Les Miserables Actors Steal Jokes From a Meme?
People are accusing "Les Misrables" actors Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman of using jokes from a meme as their own lines during Sunday night's SAG Awards.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, memes, ...
08:55 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter: Vine Porn in Editors Picks Was Human Error
Twitter has apologized for highlighting porn on Monday morning in the "Editors' Picks" category of its video-sharing app Vine, citing a "human error."More About: apps, Mobile, porn, Twitter, Vine...
08:51 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Quick and Simple Life Hacks to Improve Your Level of Awesome
Improving your standing amongst gals and pals starts with knowing a few handy life hacks. No one can withstand the charm of someone who can take a beer from tepid to arctic in 10 minutes flat. YouTube...
08:51 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable 6 Easy Life Hacks to Make You More Awesome
Improving your standing amongst gals and pals starts with knowing a few handy life hacks. No one can withstand the charm of someone who can take a beer from tepid to arctic in 10 minutes flat. YouTube...
08:43 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Iran Claims to Have Launched This Monkey Into Space
Iran is claiming to have successfully launched a monkey into space and brought it back alive, according to Iranian state television.Iranian television says the craft carrying the monkey reached 72 mil...
08:28 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable College Degrees That Earn the Most Money
New college graduates who have a background in engineering can expect to cash in when they hit the job market, a new study finds.More About: college, Degree, education, engineering, top salaries...
08:26 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Barnes & Noble Plans to Eliminate 30% of Stores Over Next 10 Years
It's going to get even harder to find a bookstore to shop at in the next few years.Barnes & Noble, the world's largest bookstore, is planning to cut down the number of bricks-and-mortar locations...
08:22 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Need a Job? 130+ Openings at HBO and More
The Mashable job board is updated daily with great opportunities in tech, social media and advertising.More About: Feature, Jobs, jobs board, mashable, mashable jobs board...
08:13 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Nokias Music Streaming Service 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...
08:00 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable 8 High-Tech Garments Scientifically Proven to Keep You Warm
1. Selk'bag 4G Classic Synthetic Sleeping Bag Selk'bag's space-age bodysuit/sleeping bag has velcro at the waist, wrists and ankles for easy adjustment. Pric...
07:48 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Heres What Google Does When the Government Wants Your Emails
Google gets "dozens" of requests for users' information from governments, courts and police forces around the world every day, according to the company. These requests are up 70% over the last three y...
07:44 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Can Apps Break Your Bad Habits?
Are behavioral apps really that effective? Read this three-week testimony. More About: behavior, content, contributors, features, health, Lifestyle, mobile apps...
07:44 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Can Smartphone Apps Break Your Bad Habits?
Are behavioral apps really that effective? Read this three-week testimony. More About: behavior, content, contributors, features, health, Lifestyle, mobile apps...
07:16 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Woman Puts Herself and Resume on eBay
Hoping to start a bidding war, a woman has launched a resume for herself on eBay that warns "Hurry, I will go fast." The execution, on behalf of a laboratory technician named Sonya Williams, gives emp...
07:12 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Budweiser Finally Launches Twitter Account
One of the biggest brands in the world, Budweiser, has finally launched a Twitter account in its name.The brand, which had a little more than 600 followers Monday morning, is using the account to prom...
06:15 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Volkswagens Super Bowl Ad Has a Jamaican Accent
German automaker Volkswagen sports a Jamaican accent in its 2013 Super Bowl ad.The premise of the spot is that a sunny non-Jamaican white guy is infused with the happy-go-lucky spirit of Jamaica. Desp...
05:14 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Just Vined Lets You See the Last 20 Videos on Vine
Twitter's video sharing service, Vine, has instantly become the go-to place for memes and quirky, fun videos. One way to quickly check what's up on Vine is Just Vined, a simple but useful web service ...
02:22 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable These Scooter Stunts Will Leave You Breathless
Sure, we've all seen the likes of Tony Hawk and Dave Mirra do crazy things on skateboards and BMX bikes, but did you know you can do some incredible stunts on a scooter as well?YouTube user Devin Supe...
01:15 pm GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Apple Reportedly Ready to Release a 128GB iPad
Apple is getting ready to release a new iPad model, and it's likely to have 128GB of storage memory, 9to5Mac reports citing unnamed sources. This iPad would not be an entirely new model, but an upgrad...
11:51 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable SAG Awards Recap: Best Moments and Acceptance Speeches
The SAG Awards, which honors motion picture and primetime TV performances, had several standout moments from Tina Fey, Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway. More About: celebrities, Entertainment, films, Mo...
09:59 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable 69% of People Track Health Stats, But Often Without a Gadget
A new survey by the Pew Research Centers Internet & American Life Project shows 69% of U.S. adults track some sort of health indicator for themselves or a loved one, such as exercise routine, wei...
03:49 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable This Pen Translates While You Read
Learning a new language comes with its difficulties, but three designers are looking to put translations right at your fingertips. The Ivy Guide, a device that fits over pens and pencils, scans words ...
03:38 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable 7 Superb Gadgets to Encourage You to Eat More Fruit
1. Frozen Fruit Soft Serve Processor This cunning countertop contraption takes frozen fruit and churns it into a soft-serve dessert sans all the fat, sugar a...
03:34 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable San Francisco Bridge to Become Stunning Light Show
The San Francisco Bay Bridge is gearing up to become the world's largest light sculpture when a new art exhibit comes to the landmark in the near future.More About: art...
03:29 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Kids Apps You Dont Want to Miss
1. Vampire -- Kids Story Book Ages 3-upOverall rating: 4.4 out of 5 starsWhy we like it: This playful 10-page ebook would be wonderful around Halloween, but ...
03:19 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable JuiceCAN Charger Scales Up to a JuiceCane, Powering Almost Anything
It seems like you can't be too rich, too thin, or have too much battery power. That's where AmpTec's JuiceCAN can help, bringing you enough power to charge an iPhone 5 three times over. One of these c...
03:08 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Not a Hoax: Facebook Might Have to Give You Ten Bucks
Yesterday a friend told me about the very convincing bit of spam he received from someone posing as Facebook's legal department telling him he is part of a class action lawsuit. Turns out, it's not sp...
02:43 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Hands-on With The Weeks Top Apps
It was a big week for apps.Twitter released Vine, a new way for creating and sharing video content, and Temple Run 2, the app that garnered an astounding 20 million downloads in its first 4 weeks in t...
02:35 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Qualities of an Effective Community Manager
As more companies and more industries buy into the benefits of social media and community development, the number of job opportunities available for professionals with community-building skills also c...
02:09 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Grammy Amplifier Wants to Boost Social Reach of Undiscovered Artists
Ahead of the 55th Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy has launched Grammy Amplifier, a tool designed to help musicians boost their reach on social media.More About: Entertainment, grammys, Music, Soc...
01:59 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Vine Quietly Adds Verified Badges for High-Profile Users
It's not exactly easy to tell if someone is who they say they are on Vine, Twitter's new video-sharing app. Case in point: There's an account with the username Vine. Who is it? Hard to tell -- maybe i...
01:42 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Pro Secrets Revealed: How to Price Apple Stock
What is Apple stock really worth? Our friends Nitrozac and Snaggy at The Joy of Tech consulted the pros, and discovered many of their best-kept secrets.More About: aapl, apple, comics, Sunday Comics...
01:31 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable The Death of Foodstagram? Readers React
Death of Foodstagram? Sophie Holland points out that in either situation, the customer walks away angry.Click here to view this gallery.One of the biggest st...
01:06 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Sure Way To Get Fired: Post I Wish I Could Get Fired Some Days On Facebook
We've all had work days in which we wished we'd be asked to leave and never come back. Then comes the hard-hitting reality that unemployment is about as bad as it gets in the professional world. Phoen...
12:31 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Wrap Up: The Best of the Week
It was quite the week for viral videos, so in case you missed any, we've wrapped them up in one nice little package for your viewing convenience. More About: maru, Newsy, Viral, viral videos...
12:19 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Nokia Music+ Offers $3.99 Premium Streaming Service
In an effort likely to better compete with Spotify, Nokia is expanding its free music streaming service with an enhanced paid version of Nokia Music. More About: Mobile, Nokia, Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia ...
12:12 am GMT - Mon, January 28, 2013
Mashable Star Wars-Style Lasers Will be on Fighter Jets in 2014
As technology progresses, sometimes science fiction becomes reality. Soon, lasers could leave the realm of imagination and a galaxy far, far away. Thanks to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agen...
11:43 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Bud Light Starts Its Super Bowl Ad Party Early on Social Media
Anheuser-Busch seems as much a fixture to the Super Bowl as the pigskin itself, yet that generally positive association doesn't necessarily buy love on social media.That's why A-B's Bud Light brand is...
11:24 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. Coyotes are faster than roadrunners. Despite the premise of the iconic Warner Bros. cartoons, the Greater Roadrunner, native to Texas, can only reach spee...
10:58 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable How Not to Handle Internet Security
Sometimes Internet security can be a difficult concept to grasp, but it's nothing some old-fashioned office supplies can't handle, right?SEE ALSO: More Sunday comicsThis hilarious (and, sadly, realist...
10:34 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable 2013 Cadillac XTS Is Bristling With High Tech
A Cadillac is a huge, ostentatious land yacht, usually piloted by grandpas wearing Hawaiian shirts and lots of gold chains, right? Not any more. It's time to change those stereotypes now that there's ...
10:00 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable When the Object of a Search Ad Is a Phone Call
Search advertising was based on the premise that if you put the right information in front of consumers while they're looking for a product or service, then they're likely to click on it. However, mob...
09:31 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable SNL Gets YOLO Treatment With Hilarious Digital Short
SNL put a hypochondriac spin on "YOLO" in its first digital short of the season, featuring guest host Adam Levine and Lonely Island. More About: Digital Short, saturday night live, snl, YOLO...
08:57 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Apple Patents Smart Shoes That Tell You When to Buy New Ones
Apple has applied for a patent of "smart shoes" that would come with embedded sensors to track your activity and tell you when you need a new pair. Instead of wearing an additional sensor, people woul...
08:21 pm GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways Facebook Graph Search Could Transform Recruiting
These are the top three ways we predict Facebooks newest tool will transform talent acquisition for the better.More About: acquisition, contributor, Facebook, Feature, job search series, Jobs, mashabl...
10:12 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Watch This Bad Lip Reading of Beyonces Lip-Syncing
Now that the Internet's collective tears have dried following the Beyonce Lip-Syncing Debacle of 2013, let's make way for the parodies.Watch Queen B soothe you with her dulcet tones, and inspire you w...
09:28 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable LeBron Tackles Fan After Epic Half-Court Shot Worth $75K
One Miami Heat fan had two strokes of luck Friday, when he sank a half-court shot for $75,000. But Michael Drysch's good fortune, which took place during a timeout at a home game against the Detroit P...
08:59 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable SelectaDNA Gun Will Tag Criminals For Weeks
It's something straight out of an episode of CSI: An orange gun fires a green pellet that carries DNA traces, which, according to the manufacturer, lasts on a target for weeks, making it easier for au...
07:46 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Rise of Infographics: Marketing in the Social-Media Age
Infographics break down data visually, helping viewers make sense of complex information. Their popularity has increased with the rise of social media, fuelling the need for instant results by providi...
06:59 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Dear Dog, Leave a Message at the Tree
"Hi, this is Dog. I'm not home right now, but go ahead and take a pee, and I'll call you back as soon as possible."More About: comics, dogs, humor...
06:28 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Mixed Reviews of jOBS Hit Twitter After Sundance Premiere
The film about former Apple CEO Steve Jobs premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Here are the good, the bad and the funny reviews from viewers of "jOBS."More About: ashton kutcher, Entertainment, f...
05:54 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Why Do Instagram and Facebook Want to See Your Photo ID?
Over the last week, several Instagram users began reporting that the photo-sharing app was locking them out of their accounts, and asking them to confirm their identity by showing photo IDThese incide...
04:55 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Lance Armstrong Sings Radioheads Creep
If you ever wondered how Radiohead's "Creep" would sound if Lance Armstrong sang it, you're in luck.After Armstrong's confession to Oprah that he, indeed, use performance-enhancing drugs, videos makin...
04:06 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Billboards Website Redesign Makes Music Charts Playable
Billboard this week gave a facelift to its magazine and launched an iPad app. To cap things off, the global music brand unveiled a revamped Billboard.com.More About: Billboard, Entertainment, Music...
03:18 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Warning: Graphic Porn Invades Vine
It didn't take long for Twitter's new mobile service Vine to get its first collection of porn uploads. More About: Twitter, Vine...
02:20 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable 7 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
Vine Twitter launched Vine this week. Currently iOS only, the app lets you create GIF-like 6-second looping video clips and then share your finished creation...
02:06 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Whats the Best Way to Issue a Correction Online?
You can put corrections in brackets and red italics, but they still won't stick in people's minds if they don't want to believe the truth. That's one of the conclusions of a new study about the effect...
01:51 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Games You Should Play This Weekend
1. Gesundheit Gesundheit, Apple's App of the Week, is an adorable puzzle game Gesundheit, and it's absolutely worth picking up while it's free for a week.Thi...
01:20 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Watch The Best Pep Talk Ever Given by a Kid
Forget about Al Pacino in Any Given Sunday, this might very well be the best inspirational pep talk ever. And the one who gives this speech is none other than a young, very classy, kid. SEE ALSO: Top ...
12:42 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
1. LG Optimus G Pro Debuts in Japan The LG Optimus G was already a powerful smartphone, but now LG is taking it up another notch with the Optimus G Pro, whic...
12:23 am GMT - Sun, January 27, 2013
Mashable 40 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
Another busy week is wrapping up, and this weekend is the perfect time for catching up with all the news in social media and tech that you might have missed. With big announcements from Myspace and Fa...
11:49 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Introduces News Feature to Improve Content Discovery
In place of Pinterest's activity feed, the company has installed a new tool called "News." The feed displays boards where your recent pins have been repinned, creating a feed of potentially relevant ...
11:37 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Awesome Pranks to Play On Your Facebook Friends
1. Delete Your Comment After Your Victim Has Answered Facebook lets you delete comments after you've posted them. So, make an utterly random comment on one ...
11:26 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable NASAs Beloved Curiosity Rover Hasnt Even Driven a Whole Mile Yet
NASA's Curiosity Rover arrived on Mars last August to much fanfare, but its trails on the planet so far are pretty meager -- not even a mile. Extra-planetary rovers travel slowly. In fact, all of the ...
10:31 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Worlds First Driving Dog Goes Viral
We told you about the world's first driving dogs back in December when they were in training, and now a video of one of them driving around a track has reached viral status on YouTube.Teaching dogs to...
10:07 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Vinepeek Opens a Window on the World, Six Seconds at a Time
A newly launched website gives you a chance to glimpse into what's going in the world, six seconds at a time. Vinepeek aggregates Vine videos in real time, showcasing an endless stream of six-second s...
09:19 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Prepare For an Online Job Interview in 24 Hours
How do you prepare for a virtual job interview when you have limited time -- say, only 24 hours? Check out this timetable as a guide.More About: features, interview, job search series, Jobs, mashable...
08:09 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Vine Is Teaching Everyone This Terrible Habit
"No more vertical videos." - Joan Crawford's message for the digital generation. Twitter's new snap-and-share video service, Vine, has forced users to break the first rule of iFilm making: never shoot...
12:57 pm GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Anonymous Hacks U.S. Government Site, Threatens Supreme Warheads
The hacktivist group Anonymous hacked the US federal sentencing website early Saturday, using the page to make a brazen and boisterous declaration of "war" on the U.S. government. The group claims mys...
11:43 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Its Official: George Lucas Hands Star Wars to J.J. Abrams
After an agonizing wait of more than a day to confirm the widespread rumor, Disney and its newest subsidiary Lucasfilm have made it official: J.J. Abrams will direct the still-unnamed Star Wars Episod...
09:48 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable This GoPro Camera Shows What Its Like to be Lions Prey
Just as expected -- when a lion walks toward you, it's equally menacing and adorable. But this GoPro Camera had to learn that the hard way. When the camera's owner spotted this lion in Kenya, he strap...
09:24 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Google Officially Responds to Safari-Tracking Lawsuit
Last winter, a Stanford researcher discovered Google was bypassing iPhone users privacy settings in the mobile Safari browser in order to serve them ads tailored to their browsing history. Even though...
08:57 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Clean up Your Facebook Profile With FaceWash
We've all been there. Your grandmother just joined Facebook, your boss sent you a friend request or you're applying for that dream job. Suddenly, you're scrambling to purge your profile of last night'...
08:26 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Two Dazzling Comets Headed Our Way
The year 2013 may someday be known as "the year of the comets." If all goes well we may see two of the brightest comets in many years, and possibly one of the brightest in history.More About: astronom...
07:52 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Two Major Soap Operas to Premiere on iTunes and Hulu
Two major soap operas will return this spring -- but not the way you might expect. All My Children and One Life to Live will reach viewers via Hulu, Hulu Plus and iTunes, The Online Network announced ...
07:24 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable LEGO PancakeBot Is Deliciously Nerdy Innovation
Behold: the PancakeBot, an awesome breakfast-making machine made largely of LEGO bricks.More About: Lego, Watercooler...
06:53 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Facebook, Twitter, Stop Fighting!
Guys, please. I know you've got serious differences, but you still love us users, right? Right?A Cold War has been brewing between the two major social media services for the better part of a year -- ...
06:07 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Animation Offers Unique Look at Week-Long Cold Snap
It's been colder than usual this week in most of the U.S. If you've been watching weather reports and the maps that go with them, you've seen snapshots depicting that cold air blanketing the nation. T...
05:29 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Is Your Business Guilty of These 6 Blogging Mistakes?
Whether youre just launching a blog for your business, or youve been blogging for awhile, its easy to fall into some blogging bad habits. Avoid these six.More About: blogging, contributor, features, S...
04:24 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Ravens Coach John Harbaugh Pranks His Parents
On Feb. 3, 2013, the Baltimore Ravens and The San Francisco 49ers will redefine sibling rivalry. Yeah, yeah, there's that whole Super Bowl thing that night, but we're more interested in how the head c...
04:02 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable The 25 Most Buzzed-About Universities of 2013
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has ranked the most buzzed-about university on the Internet for the second time in a row, ahead of Harvard, Columbia and Stanford.The Global Language Monitor'...
03:51 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Largest Multi-Touch Screen in U.S. Installed at Cleveland Art Museum
Museums are places we often go to connect with our pasts. The Cleveland Art Museum, however, is also giving us a glimpse of the future.The museum recently installed what it claims is the nation's larg...
03:38 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Why Google Flu Trends Will Not Replace the CDC Anytime Soon
The search giant's software has the uncanny ability to assess the severity of an influenza outbreak. But it's missing something essential -- a human factor.More About: CDC, flu season, Google, Google ...
03:30 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable How Social Media Can Reunite Lost Children With Their Families
In November 2011, Tony Loftis's 13-year-old daughter Allie ran away from their suburban hometown of Wayland, Mass. Allie was last seen boarding a Peter Pan bus to New York from downtown Boston, and Lo...
03:18 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Listen to the Strokes New Song One Way Trigger
The Strokes are back. Almost two years after the release of their last album, the band posted audio for "One Way Trigger" on their website on Friday.More About: downloads, Music, soundcloud...
03:13 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable iPhone vs. Android: Cold-Weather Texting Smackdown
Which phone is better for texting in the bitter cold, iPhone or Android? We pit the two platforms against each other in a cold, cruel race of the thumbs.More About: android, challenge, cold, htc, inte...
03:06 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Steve Wozniak Says Scene From Steve Jobs Movie Is Totally Wrong
The first released scene from jOBS, the upcoming independent film about tech icon Steve Jobs, emerged online Thursday. Soon after, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expressed dismay over Ashton Kutcher's...
02:58 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Facebook Explains Why Vine Cant Access Your Friends
Facebook has clarified its platform policies in response to the news that it has shut off friend-finding access to Twitter's new video sharing app, Vine.Within hours of Vine's launch, the ability for ...
02:56 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Squares COO Resigns After Sexual Harassment Claim
Square announced late Thursday that COO Keith Rabois was leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Now, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that his resignation came after a sexual harassmen...
02:46 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable RIMs BlackBerry to Run First Super Bowl Ad
Research in Motion will run its first Super Bowl ad, which will spotlight its new BlackBerry 10 smartphone and platform.The company did not disclose any details about the ad. London's AMV BBDO is crea...
02:21 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable The Worlds Biggest Ant Colony Is No Match for Facebook
If you look at it the right way, the universe can astound you with its scale. Astrophysicist Carl Sagan once said we live on an "insignificant planet of a hum-drum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in...
02:17 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable This Case Turns Your iPad Into the Ultimate Gaming Machine
What if you could have an iPad case that gives you better control over your games? That's the promise of Audojo, the case with joysticks and buttons that its makers say can turn your iPad into the ult...
02:05 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable How a Group of Michael Jackson Fans Sunk a Book on Amazon
A new book about Michael Jackson shows the strength of fan groups and how online reviews can be "gamed" to read a certain way. More About: amazon, book review, michael jackson...
02:03 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable How to Share Vine Videos on Tumblr
When Twitter launched Vine Thursday it omitted one important social network from its sharing options: Tumblr. Looped GIF images are extremely popular on Tumblr, so the audience there for Vine videos i...
01:40 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable London: The Hottest Tech Scene Since Silicon Valley?
Londons so-called "Silicon Roundabout" east of downtown can appear underwhelming. The attached Tube station is decrepit, the shops below ground are tatty, and at night its psychogeography seems delibe...
01:38 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Woman Sues Match.com After Date Stabs Her
A Las Vegas woman is suing Match.com for $10 million after she was brutally attacked by a man she met on the dating website. Mary Kay Beckman claims the site misled her and failed to alert her to the ...
01:31 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Cory Booker Saves Freezing Dog
Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, N.J., who's become an Internet legend for his Twitter antics and real-world heroics, added another act of valor to his resume Thursday: He saved a freezing dog left i...
01:15 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Glee Airs Baby Got Back Cover Despite Copyright Controversy
Fox's "Glee" aired its version of "Baby Got Back" despite objections that the cover's composition was copied from singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton.More About: copyright infringement, Entertainment...
01:15 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Heisman Winners Trick Throws Will Astound You
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel isn't just a historic Heisman Winner. He's also a master of the novelty trick throw, as this video shows. The 6-minute clip pairs Manziel with the masterful Y...
01:04 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable John Tesh Thanks 500 Helpful Tweeters With $5 Gift Cards
Imagine our delight last Wednesday when media mogul/New Age music megastar/omnipresent radio voice guy John Tesh was pulled into a Twitter "slap fight" with comedian Patton Oswalt. It was all about Te...
12:59 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Downton Abbey: The Super Nintendo Version
Grab your 16-bit D-pad controller and affect your best British accent -- it's time to play Downton Abbey for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System! Actually, it's just a pastiche of what such a game...
12:43 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Thinsulate: How 3M Keeps You Warm
How does that lightweight jacket keep you so warm? Science is an amazing thing.More About: 3M, Tech, Weather...
12:30 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Digital Sales Push Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Top of Billboard Charts
Hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's "Thrift Shop" moved to the top of Billboard's Hot 100 this week thanks to strong digital sales and streaming stats. More About: Billboard, Entertainment, mac...
12:10 am GMT - Sat, January 26, 2013
Mashable Dolphin Trapped in NYC Harbor Gives Vine First News Hit
Vine has now captured one of what will likely become many tiny, 6-second news moments. Is this the start of something big?More About: Twitter, Vine...
11:52 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Scotland Promotes Tourism With Adorable Ponies in Sweaters
VisitScotland has a pair of sweater-donning 'pony ambassadors' up on its website to promote more tourism to the country. More About: Advertising, campaigns, gallery, pictures, presidential campaign, s...
11:38 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable MacBook Air Models $200 Off at Best Buy for 2 Days
Looking for a good deal on a MacBook Air? Head to Best Buy over the next two days to save a whopping $200.Best Buy is running a Winter Doorbuster Days sale Jan. 25 to 26 in stores and online. While th...
11:26 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable 18 Facebook Fossils Well Remember Forever
In 2004, a site called Thefacebook appeared on what we used to call the World Wide Web. Initially it resembled an interactive, year-round yearbook for kids at elite universities. But then came new fea...
11:00 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Obamas Inauguration Like Youve Never Heard It
How well did you really listen to President Barack Obama's Inauguration? Did you hear the part about Elvis and the part where he admits how much he loves makeup? No? It's ok, neither did we. But accor...
10:31 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable The Soviet Fire That Might Have Saved Apollo 1
On Jan. 27, 1967, the crew of Apollo 1 was killed when a fire broke out in their pure oxygen-soaked capsule during a routine pre-launch test. The dangers of an oxygen fire should have been obvious to ...
10:13 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Ordered to Identify Anti-Semitic Users
Should Twitter be forced to reveal anti-Semitic and racist users? That's exactly what a court in France is asking the company to do.Several French groups demanded in a recent lawsuit that Twitter iden...
09:55 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Developer Conference Has Ultra-Strict Rules
Excited to hear about what will happen at next week's first official developer conference for Google Glass? Good luck. Google is requiring attendees to sign a restrictive NDA that bars them from revea...
09:51 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Exxon Mobil Passes Apple to Become Worlds Most Valuable Company
Apple lost its title as the most valuable company in the world on Friday.Apple's market cap plummeted below $420 billion on Friday after a disappointing earnings report earlier in the week, allowing E...
09:40 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable How to Tell If Your Girlfriend Is Real
Attention hopeless lovers: Jimmy Kimmel has created an easy to follow instructional video to help you figure out if your gal-pal is flesh and blood or just a figment of your lonely imagination.And whi...
09:33 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Giant Squid Finally Caught on Film, But Questions Remain
Deep-sea footage offers a glimpse, but scientists still want to see how they hunt, travel and age.More About: animals, Discovery Channel, Science...
09:23 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable AT&T Will Buy Spectrum From Verizon For $1.9 Billion in Cash
If you can't beat 'em, buy their airwaves.AT&T announced Friday that it has agreed to buy spectrum from rival carrier Verizon Wireless for $1.9 billion in cash and Advanced Wireless Services spec...
09:05 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Instagrams Cutest Hedgehog Mingles With Gremlin
Gremlin, hedgehog love story Image courtesy of Darcy the Flying HedgehogClick here to view this gallery.Darcy the Flying Hedgehog hams it up for the camera a...
08:57 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Can Skype Eavesdrop on Your Calls?
Does Skype let police and authorities spy on users' conversations? That's the question a wide group of advocacy organizations including the Electronic Frontier Foundation as well as Reporters Without ...
08:39 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Dont Get Too Excited Lenovo Probably Cant Buy RIM
The CFO of Chinas Lenovo, the second-biggest personal computer manufacturer in the world, said yesterday that the company was thinking about a possible deal with Canadas Research in Motion. RIM-bulls ...
08:20 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayers Plan to Make Yahoo Part of Your Daily Mobile Routine
Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be a part of your everyday life, and she's pursuing a multi-pronged strategy to achieve it. In a half-hour interview with Bloomberg Television's Erik Schatzker in Davos, M...
08:16 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable White House Petition Demands Cellphone Unlocking Remain Legal
A petition submitted to the White House demands the Librarian of Congress to rescind his recent decision which removed the unlocking of cellphones from the exceptions to the Digital Millenium Copyrigh...
08:13 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Vine Has 4 Flaws Holding It Back From Greatness
Vine, the new iOS app that lets you shoot six-second, multi-scene video, has the potential to be the next mobile phenomenon. But its earliest public iteration has four flaws holding it back from great...
08:06 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Audi to Make Fuel Using Solar Power
The automaker is using technology from SolarFuel to make renewable methane for natural-gas vehicles.More About: audi, fuel, solar power...
07:51 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook Defriends Vine 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...
07:48 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Report: Huawei Is Now the Worlds No. 3 Smartphone Maker
China's Huawei more than doubled its market share over the last year to become the world's third largest smartphone maker by units, according to a new report by IDC. Huawei joins familiar names like S...
07:39 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Samsung Posts Record $6.6 Billion Profit in 4Q on Strong Mobile Sales
Samsung's revenue and profits are growing at a nearly Apple-level pace, at least for now.The company announced Friday that it generated revenues of $52.4 billion in the December quarter, an increase o...
07:07 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Brands Are Already Experimenting With Twitters Vine
Vine -- Twitter's GIF-like looping video platform -- has been out for less than 24 hours, but some brands are already experimenting with it.Perhaps the most enthusiastic early adopter is Urban Outfitt...
06:32 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Xbox Marks the Spot, or Why is my Son Always Trying to Kill me?
Should parents partake in violent video game playing with their children? Here's one father's take. More About: contributor, digital dilemmas, features, Gaming, Lifestyle, parenting...
05:58 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Star Trek and Star Wars Have Been Hooking Up for Years
So J.J. Abrams, director of the rebooted Star Trek series, has been tapped by Disney to direct the next movie in the ever-expanding Star Wars saga. And by the tone of the tweets floating around the et...
03:50 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Yolo Is Intels First Smartphone for Africa
Chip maker Intel and mobile operator Safaricom have announced the Yolo, the first smartphone for the African market with an Intel processor. Intel claims the Android device is aimed for "cost-consciou...
02:26 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable HTC Launches Cheap Desire U in China and Taiwan
HTC has launched a new low-end, budget-friendly smartphone in China and Taiwan: the HTC Desire U. The device has a 4-inch, 800x480 pixel screen, a single-core 1GHz CPU, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of memory sto...
12:26 pm GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Can Virtual Classrooms Recreate a Traditional College Experience?
The burgeoning online education scene is a practical option to a traditional college education for a number of reasons -- cost, convenience and efficiency. And for professors it offers a consistent cl...
10:01 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Online Wedding Registry Focuses on Local Stores
NewlyWish is a free online wedding gift registry service that offers couples options beyond the usual big department stores.More About: startup, The Launchpad, wedding...
09:21 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable The Top 7 Freshman Members of Congress on Twitter
Twitter's popularity among lawmakers has been meteoric. Three years ago less than half of the Senate and House of Representatives were on the platform, now every senator and 90% of representatives are...
08:48 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Nipple-Bottomed Reeboks Freak Out The Internet
No, this is not a piece of Martian footwear. It's Reebok's newest shoe, which a former NASA scientist helped design. Would you wear it, or is too ugly? More About: fashion, Sports...
08:05 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Twitters Social Video App, Vine
Twitter launched Vine on Thursday -- an app that lets you share 6-second video clips.Currently iOS-only, the stop-motion videos can include as many scenes as you can fit in. Video stops and starts whe...
07:26 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Fake Amazon Page Is Best Online Resume Ever
We don't actually know if Philippe Dubost is any good at his job. But boy, can he throw together a resume. Dubost, a web product manager currently based in Paris, is looking to travel for his next pos...
07:00 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable 10 Casualties of Facebook Domination
1.Email We each have that friend who refuses to join Facebook and only communicates by email. In other words, he basically doesn't exist. Email use is way do...
06:39 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Can Help Health Officials Track Outbreaks
Sharing your health woes on social media can be beneficial for tracking disease outbreaks, a new study says. Researchers at Brigham Young University found that Twitter's speed and volume can help heal...
06:21 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Internet Boldly Uses the Force on Star Wars, Star Trek Memes
"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away ... It is a period of civil war, rebel spaceships boldly go where no man has gone before."The worlds of Star Wars and Star Trek collided Thursday when rumors...
06:16 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl Puppy Cam Is Here and Its Too Cute for Words
NFL football too violent? Try this cuddly "puppy cam," a promotion for an upcoming clash of fuzzy gladiators called the Puppy Bowl. More About: Super Bowl, Watercooler...
05:59 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook Cuts Down Twitters Vine
Facebook has blocked Twitters new Vine app from being able to find your Facebook friends on the service.The app launched this morning, and previously offered users a way to see which of their Twitter ...
05:50 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Dad Draws Awesome Art on Kids Lunch Bags
The Incredible Mr. Limpet Photo courtesy of Tumblr, Lunch Bag ArtClick here to view this gallery.It's a daily routine for many fathers: dragging the little o...
05:27 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Belkin Acquires Linksys From Cisco
Belkin announced Thursday that it is acquiring Cisco's Home Networking Business Unit, including the Linksys brand, current products and employees.The financial details of the deal -- which officially ...
05:01 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Mosaic, First Real Web Browser, Turns 20
The web as you experience it -- with pretty pictures, in a browser, with back and forward buttons -- emerged 20 years ago.On Jan. 23, 1993, programmer Marc Andreessen released Mosaic, the web browser ...
04:26 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable iRobots Medical Robot Gets FDA Approval for Hospital Use
You may soon see Rosie the Robot strolling the halls of more hospitals now that iRobot's remote presence robot has been given official FDA clearance. The Remote Presence Virtual + Independent Tel...
03:54 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Warner Music Nashville Takes Its Country Stars Social With New Site
Warner Music Nashville just unwrapped a new, social media-driven website that makes it easy for country fans to keep tabs on the online activity surrounding their favorite artists. Propelled by a resp...
03:44 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable How to Use Twitters Vine to Create and Share Videos
Sign In You can sign into Vine using your Twitter account or email address.Click here to view this gallery.What could you show the world in six seconds? That...
03:12 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Is J.J. Abrams Directing Star Wars Episode VII?
Nothing is official yet, but it seems Star Wars Episode VII may have found its director.According to multiple Hollywood outlets, the job has been offered to J.J. Abrams -- creator of Alias and Lost, a...
03:10 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable All The Latest in Manti Teo's Strange and Twisted Saga
Manti Te'o maintained his innocence in the hoax and it was revealed he spent 500 hours on the phone with a man pretending to be his girlfriend. Seriously.More About: Sports...
02:56 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable 4 Social Media Lessons From a Successful Food Truck
Before John, my husband-to-be, and I started our food truck in 2010, I cyber-stalked food trucks on the West Coast and in New York City to find out how they were using Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare...
02:38 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Teo Hoaxer Is a Pretty Good Singer
Ronaiah Tuiasosopo isn't just an alleged identity thief -- he's also a talented singer. Here's a mashup of his ballad and photos of people Te'oing.. More About: hoax, Manti Te'o, mashup, singer, You...
02:35 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Posts Record Revenue of $21.5 Billion in December Quarter
It looks like Microsoft had a decent end to 2012.Microsoft reported earnings-per-share of $0.76 on revenue of $21.46 billion in the December quarter, beating EPS estimates by a penny but coming in jus...
02:28 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Matt Damon Kidnaps Jimmy Kimmel
More About: I'm F#*!ing Matt Damon, jimmy kimmel, matt damon...
02:15 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Krossover Equips School Sports With Pro Film Study
The most successful athletes and coaches spend hours studying game film, both of themselves and of their opponents. All professional-level and most high-level college teams employ entire crews of spec...
02:14 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable 55+ Events in PR, Digital Marketing and More
Whether you're looking to make industry contacts or learn the latest trends in advertising, technology and media, Mashable's Events Board has something for you. We picked four of the latest events to ...
02:00 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Intrepid Museum Crowdsources Enterprise Pictures
New York's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum wants your pictures for a new exhibition on the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Yes, you heard that right. One of your photos or Instagrams of the famous shu...
01:36 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Logitech Looks to Sell Harmony Remote Business
Logitech announced disappointing earnings for its Q3 2013 fiscal period. Sales were down 14% year-over-year and the company reported a net loss of $195 million ($1.24) per share.As a result, CEO Brack...
01:24 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Flying Wing Uses Half the Fuel of a Standard Airplane
NASA has demonstrated a manufacturing breakthrough that will allow hybrid wing aircraft to be scaled up.More About: Airplane, hybrid, NASA...
01:20 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Internet Applauds Waiter for Defending Child With Special Needs
Restaurant patrons often have picky requests for waiters, like moving tables because of a draft or ordering a rare -- but not too rare -- steak. But those fussy needs don't compare to those of a party...
01:01 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Google Says It Always Requires Warrants for User Email and Cloud Data
Google revealed Wednesday that it always requires a search warrant whenever authorities seek access to the content of a user's emails or documents stored in Google's cloud, Wired reported. The company...
12:48 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable PerBlue Founder Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Streaming live on Mashable, PerBlue founder Justin Beck will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, Jan. 24.More About: Business, Live Chat, Startups, yec...
12:38 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable The Never-Before-Told Story of Worlds First Computer Art
In the late 1950s, an anonymous IBM employee made a lady from the pages of Esquire come to life on the screen of a $238 million military computer.More About: air force, cold war, history, IBM, Photos...
12:33 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Vine Mania! 10 Creative Vines on Twitter
Twitter's new mobile video creation service, Vine, has everyone tweeting their best six-second clips.Six seconds doesn't give novice filmmakers -- err, vinemakers? -- much time to work their cinematic...
12:22 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable People vs. Winter Is Everything You Fear About Ice
Navigating the winter wonderland is best done with shoes made of ice picks, padded snow pants and a helmet. The unfortunate folks featured in The Poke's video compilation of people versus winter proba...
12:01 am GMT - Fri, January 25, 2013
Mashable Energy Company Issues Flat Fee to Compensate for Low Sales
An Arizona energy provider is enacting a small fee to compensate for low energy sales. Why? Its customers are conserving too much.More About: energy efficiency, gallery, solar power, Utilities, wind p...
11:46 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Watch Live: Joe Bidens Google Hangout on Gun Control
Vice President Joe Biden is taking part in a Google Hangout on the topic of gun control Thursday at 1:45 p.m. ET. You can watch live here.Biden will be joined by Guy Kawasaki, one of the original Appl...
11:46 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Watch Joe Bidens Google Hangout on Gun Control
Vice President Joe Biden pushed for tighter gun restrictions in a Google Hangout Thursday.The event, dubbed a "Fireside Hangout" in reference to President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fireside Chats, broug...
11:37 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Viral Campaign Lands Inspiring Kid on SportsCenter Top 10 Plays
Owen Groesser won Twitter and SportsCenter at the same time as his improbable, inspiring sports story took the web by storm last night. More About: Social Good, Sports...
11:32 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Where Ad Execs Confess Their Darkest Work Secrets
Apparently, advertising professionals have longed for a safe space where they can anonymously air their grievances. And now there is one. Browse through The Creative Confessional, and it will make sen...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable VWs Super Bowl Teaser Features YouTube Stars and Jimmy Cliff
Ever since Volkswagen introduced "The Force," its 2011 Super Bowl spot, there has been intense fascination about how the brand can possibly top it.Though the brand's "The Bark Side" Super Bowl teaser ...
11:14 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Tech Salaries Take Biggest Jump in a Decade
Working in the technology sector is paying off more than ever, new research shows.A study by the online career site Dice.com revealed that technology salaries in the U.S. saw their biggest jump in mor...
11:06 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable NYPD Radiation Scanners Identify Concealed Guns From Afar
The NYPD has unveiled a new "weapon" in its arsenal to fight illegal guns: a radiation scanner that can spot concealed guns from a distance -- no need for controversial stop-and-frisks. NYPD commissio...
10:50 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Did Pompeii Create the First Social Network?
One of the most difficult decisions in talking about the history of any aspect of computing, or even of technology as a whole, is to decide when it started. When, for instance, did social networking b...
10:43 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable When Mickey Mouse Appeared in The Empire Strikes Back
If you're wondering what a Disney Star Wars universe looks like, look no further than The Empire Strikes Back, where everyone's favorite mouse makes an appearance in the background. Mickey Mouse can b...
10:31 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable In 2050, Flight Time From Europe to Australia Will Be 90 Minutes
A hypersonic "SpaceLiner" will whisk 50 passengers from Europe to Australia in 90 minutes by riding a rocket into Earth's upper atmosphere, reaching 24 times the speed of sound.More About: air travel,...
10:21 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable This App Turns Your Facebook Activity Into Beautiful Data
You may think you know what's going on with all of your Facebook friends, but a new app proves you only know the start of it.More About: Facebook...
10:18 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable See Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in This Video
This scene from jOBS, the upcoming independent film about tech icon Steve Jobs, gives us the first video glimpse of Ashton Kutcher as the former Apple CEO.More About: ashton kutcher, celebrities, Ente...
10:11 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Scuba Divers Incredible Underwater Dolphin Rescue
A bottlenose dolphin with a fish hook stuck in its pectoral fin found help from a kind and resourceful scuba diver. Keller Laros was diving in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii when the injured dolphin swam by. Lar...
10:10 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable TNT Launches Sequel to the Second Most-Shared Ad of All Time
Cable network TNT has dropped a sequel to the most-shared ad of all time, "A Dramatic Surprise on a Quiet Square." Like the previous ad, the new one, "A Dramatic Surprise on an Ice-Cold Day," features...
09:56 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Is This Samsungs Answer to the iPad Mini?
Samsung will announce a new Android tablet, the Galaxy Note 8, at a mobile trade show next month, a company executive revealed to reporters earlier this week. But the unveiling has come a little early...
09:54 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable North Korea Plans Nuclear Tests With U.S. as Target
North Korea announced Thursday it is planning separate tests of a nuclear device and long-range missile systems in defiance of American-backed United Nations sanctions that were approved following Nor...
09:49 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg Likes Chris Christie Enough to Throw Him a Fundraiser
As Facebook is expanding its footprint in Washington, D.C., Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has picked a seemingly unlikely beneficiary of his good graces: Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.Z...
09:38 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Movie Stars With Surprising Musical Talents
1. "She's Like the Wind" by Patrick Swayze Featuring Wendy Fraser Did you know the Dirty Dancing s...
09:36 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable The Opportunity Rover Begins Year 10 on Mars
The older, smaller cousin of NASA's huge Mars rover Curiosity is quietly celebrating a big milestone today -- nine years on the surface of the Red Planet.NASA's Opportunity rover landed on Mars the ni...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Twitter Introduces Vine for Creating GIF-Like Looping Videos
Twitter announced on Thursday a new mobile service called Vine, which allows users to create and share looping videos.More About: iOS, iphone, Twitter, Vine...
09:25 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Minimoog: Anatomy of the Worlds First Portable Synthesizer
What would synth pop be without the synthesizing sounds of the Moog?More About: features, mashable, moog synthesizer, Music, robert moog, What's Inside...
09:20 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable The 20 Weirdest Things on Spotify
Spotify users have an endless library of tunes and sounds to listen to, but that doesn't make all of it things you actually want to hear.Deep in the heart of the music streaming service, past the Just...
09:11 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Dont Count Apple Out
The overreaction to Apple's "disappointing" earnings report is leading to wild speculation and a precipitous stock drop, but Apple and Tim Cook will prevail.More About: apple, ipad, iphone, tim cook...
09:10 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Watch Justin Timberlakes Spiffy Video for Suit & Tie
Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie" lyric video is here, and it's filled with animations and rotating lyrics intertwined with footage of a dapper Timberlake. More About: Entertainment, jay-z, justin...
08:42 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Netflix Jumps 40%, Hits Highest Level Since 2011
The former whipping boy for the tech industry is on the comeback trail.Netflix, whose stock has dropped as low as $52.81 over the past year after almost hitting $300 in mid-2011, rose more than 40% si...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Stock Plummets 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...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Why Apples Stock is Tanking Even After It Reported Record Revenues
Apple reported record revenues on Wednesday of $54.5 billion in the December quarter. So naturally Wall Street responded by calling Apple a "broken company" and sending the stock's price down by about...
08:19 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Warm Bodies Actor Teaches You How To Be a Zombie
Is actor Rob Corddry the Daniel Day-Lewis of zombie acting? At least that's what Corddry, who stars in the zombie flick Warm Bodies, thinks in this video.More About: Digital Short, Entertainment, film...
08:12 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Lost Cat Travels Two Months, 200 Miles Home
A tortoise-shell cat similar to the one pictured above became separated from its family in Daytona Beach, Fla., and then managed to find its way to West Palm Beach after a two-month, nearly 200-mile j...
08:09 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Is This Kindles Siri? Amazon Buys Speech-Recognition Firm Ivona
In a move that may augur more Siri-like functionality for its tablets, Amazon on Thursday announced it is buying Ivona, a firm specializing in text-to-speech technology.The Poland-based Ivona's techno...
08:03 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable FAA Investigating Pilot in Brazen Airborne Stunt Gone Viral
Video courtesy of ThoseCrazyTexansThe pilot behind the controls during a daring airborne stunt seen in a YouTube video gone viral is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration, accordi...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Your Tumblr Dashboard Just Got Sexier
Tumblr users will start to notice a slightly new Dashboard beginning Thursday morning. The new features were created to make adding content easier, meaning users will never have to leave the Dashboard...
07:51 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable This Couple Owns the Online Bedding Space
Crane & Canopy is taking home dcor online, starting with bedding. On this episode of the Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper sits down with the founders.More About: home decor, online shopping, startu...
07:27 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Foursquare Is Down
Foursquare's site is down and has been since at least 07:07 a.m. ET, as officially acknowledged by Foursquare on its status blog. An update posted at 8:35 a.m. ET (though the update says p.m., we beli...
06:16 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Death of Foodstagram? Restaurants Ban Customers From Taking Food Pics
Some restaurants have started banning customers from taking photos of their food, the New York Times reports, quoting several chefs in New York City. If other restaurants follow suit, it may signal th...
03:39 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Real-Life LEGO Hotel Will Awaken the Child In You
North America's first Lego-themed hotel is being built next to the Legoland amusement park in Carlsbad, Calif., giving brick-loving kids (and kids at heart) a place to doze after bulldozing. The hotel...
02:42 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Google Unveils Faster Image Search
Google has revamped its image search for faster and better results, the company announced Wednesday.In the next few days, images will be displayed in an inline panel so that users can quickly flip thr...
01:58 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Free Database of the Entire Web May Spawn the Next Google
Common Crawl supplies a database of more than 5 billion web pages in the hope that it will inspire new research or online services.More About: algorithm, Google, open source...
12:58 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Watch Extreme Physical Stunts in People Are Awesome Viral Video
Flips, flops, twists and turns are brazenly displayed in a new video that shows extreme stunts performed by people just like you and me (except they have a Chuck Norris-level of daring). Called "Peopl...
12:33 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Pakistan Bans Black Ops II, Warfighter for Portraying Country as Terrorist Haven
Pakistan has banned both Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Medal of Honor: Warfighter for their reported portrayal of the south Asian country as a haven for terrorists. Pakistani shop owners have complai...
12:02 pm GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Did Social Media Over-Sharing Lead to a Chinese Teens Death?
After a high-school student from Shenzhen, China, died earlier this month, some netizens speculated that over-sharing online led to the young girl's death. Lai Zengyutong frequently shared her locatio...
11:03 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Temple Run 2 Arrives For Android
Temple Run 2 has arrived for Android.The app launched for iOS last week, and quickly rose to the top of the App Store charts, securing an astounding 20 million downloads in just four days. Within that...
10:46 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Nokia Launching True PureView Windows Phone, Report Says
Nokia is reportedly working on a true PureView Windows Phone, which will include a sensor similar to the one found on the companys 41-megapixel 808 handset.According to The Verge, the phone will be ma...
10:01 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable IBM Creates Weapon to Destroy Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Biofilms -- groups of microorganisms that adhere to a surface -- can be a real problem. When bacteria form a biofilm, it's difficult to treat since the cells are so densely packed. But now IBM has cre...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Unlocking Cellphones Becomes Illegal Saturday
The clock to unlock a new mobile phone is running out.In October 2012, the Librarian of Congress, who determines exemptions to a strict anti-hacking law called the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DM...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Unlocking Cellphones Becomes Illegal Saturday in the U.S.
The clock to unlock a new mobile phone is running out.In October 2012, the Librarian of Congress, who determines exemptions to a strict anti-hacking law called the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DM...
07:58 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable 12 Face Freezingly Cool Snow Creations
Time to deal with the prospect of two more solid months of winter. That’s 60 days of snow, slush and eyeball-freezing temperatures. Make the best of an icy situation by venturing outside armed w...
06:58 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Fitness Gadgets: Cheaper Than a Gym Membership?
No one ever said staying or getting fit was easy — or cheap. There are so many fitness tracking gadgets to chose from these days, and many more reasons why you might want one. Wearable trackers ...
06:43 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable The Force Is Strong With Star Wars Engagement Rings
George Lucas got engaged to his girlfriend of seven years, Mellody Hobson, earlier this month — but that was hardly the only Star Wars-related engagement of 2013. Indeed, if these rings are anyt...
06:20 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl Coach Jim Harbaugh Was Once on Saved By The Bell
Who's got it better than us? Screech! Watch fiery 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh play Screech's cousin in a 1996 episode of 'Saved by the Bell: The New Class.'More About: nfl, Sports, Super Bowl, Watercoole...
06:13 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable WikiLeaks Movie The Fifth Estate Starts Production
Principal photography for The Fifth Estate -- a film based on the WikiLeaks saga -- kicked off Wednesday.The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and Daniel Bruhl as Daniel Domscheit-Berg...
06:10 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Put Down the Keyboard and Pick up a Pen for Your Next Tweet
When's the last time you wrote someone a letter? Not typed, not dictated, wrote -- with a pen or pencil. Yeah, we thought so. So in honor of Wednesday, National Handwriting Day, we thought we'd provi...
05:58 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Access to Broadband Is the New Access to Ports, Rail, Electricity
In the 21st century, a small business in Kansas City, Mo., has at least one very important thing in common with a small business in Seoul, Korea: Both have access to ultra high-speed Internet -- Kansa...
05:57 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Men Brought to Tears During Going Into Labor Simulation
A pair of male TV hosts in Amsterdam undergo electro 'child birth' stimulations. Crying and screaming ensue. More About: fitness, health, humor, Simulator, tv shows...
05:42 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Hillary Clintons Very Long Day Testifying to Congress
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spent Wednesday in Congress, splitting her time between Senate and House hearings on the September 2012 attack against an American consolate in Benghazi, Libya. Her ...
05:17 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable 3 Charged in Bank Malware Scheme That Hit Thousands of Computers
Three people were indicted Wednesday in New York for being behind a complex international operation that used a virus called 'Gozi' to infect thousands of computers worldwide, stealing citizens' bank ...
04:52 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Watch This Near-Death Experience With a Biplane
It always seems like a good idea until someone gets hurt, or nearly hit by a plane speeding toward them on the tarmac. These guys, also known as "Those Crazy Texans," seem to think hanging out on an a...
04:07 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Hockey Puck Somehow Lands in NHL Fans Beer
NHL game. Puck lands in fan's beer. How is this even possible? Is this real life? More About: NHL, Sports...
04:02 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable State Department Is Fighting Jihadist Propaganda With Social Media
Video courtesy of NowThisNewsSecretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday the U.S. State Department is actively countering online propaganda posted by terrorists groups such as al-Qaeda by postin...
03:59 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Apples Q1 by the Numbers
The world's most valuable company does everything at a grand scale. For instance, consumers send some 200 million iMessages a day.Not all of Apple's numbers were mind-blowing, though. The company's st...
03:51 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable 12 Ways to Get Banned From Gmail
Just how bad do you have to be to get banned from Gmail? How many terms of policy do you have to violate to get suspended, or have your domain terminated by Google? More About: email, features, gmail,...
03:44 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Tim Cook Debunks Reports That Apple Has Cut iPhone 5 Orders
In recent weeks, there have been several reports that Apple had slashed orders for iPhone 5 parts in the coming quarter, suggesting to some that demand for the latest iPhone was lower than expected. H...
03:35 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable The Drowning: A First-Person Shooter You Can Play on a Tablet
We've seen all kinds of gaming genres make the move to mobile, first-person shooters chief among them. But anyone who has tried playing one on a tablet knows it can be frustrating to navigate with ges...
03:29 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable McDonalds Nutrition Info Now in QR Code Form
McDonald's is launching a new global packaging design that uses QR codes to give consumers nutritional information about their food. It is the latest brand to promote informed decisions about health, ...
03:24 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Revenge-Porn Website Victims Launch Action Against Texxxan and GoDaddy
Victims of a so-called "revenge porn" website, which allows users to upload naked pictures of other people, identifying them by their name and hometown, have sued the site as well as its hosting compa...
03:18 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Surprising Matter Found in Suns Million-Degree Atmosphere
A NASA space telescope revealed magnetic braids of super-hot matter in the sun's outer atmosphere, a find that may explain its mysteriously hot corona.More About: energy, NASA, space, sun...
03:16 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Adele to Perform Skyfall Live for First Time at Oscars
Adele will sing "Skyfall," the theme song for the latest James Bond movie, live for the first time during the 85th Academy Awards on Feb. 24.More About: Adele, Entertainment, Music, Skyfall, TV...
03:10 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Me-no-w! New Zealand Man Wants to Ban Cats
From Instagram star Snoopy to Facebook personality Colonel Meow, the Interwebz loves its felines. One man in New Zealand clearly doesn't share the sentiment, since he's putting out a nationwide call ...
03:04 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Revenues Hit Record High With 75 Million iOS Devices Sold
Apple had record sales in the December quarter, but the numbers were still not strong enough to please Wall Street.Apple sold 47.8 million iPhones in the quarter, compared to 37 million in the same qu...
03:02 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Soccer Player Kicks Ballboy in Stomach, Gets Red Card
File under: Not cool. Soccer player Eden Hazard of Chelsea was thrown out of a match for kicking a ballboy in the stomach on Wednesday. Watch here!More About: soccer, Sports...
02:50 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Netflix Stock Jumps 25% After Adding 2 Million Domestic Streaming Subscribers
Netflix's stock rose 25% in after-hours trading after the company beat revenue estimates for its fiscal fourth quarter and announced it added 2 million domestic streaming subscribers in the quarter.Th...
02:47 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Court Rules That Banning Sex Offenders From Facebook is Unconstitutional
Banning sex offenders from using social media networks like Facebook is unconstitutional, according to a federal court. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago struck down an Indiana law pass...
02:40 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Why DNA Will Someday Replace the Hard Drive
Researchers who have used the biomolecule to encoded MP3s, text files, and JPEGs say it will be a competitive storage medium in just a few decades.More About: cloud storage, DNA, online storage...
02:34 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Amazons Latest Kindles Finally Come to Canada
There are fewer than 100 miles between Amazon's Seattle headquarters and the Canadian border, but Canadians are only now getting access to Amazon's latest e-readers, the Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite. ...
02:27 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable How Google Glass Could Change Advertising
It's 2015 and you've just arrived back in New York City from a weekend trip. You're standing in Times Square when it occurs to you that you're hungry. So, literally in the blink of an eye, you call up...
02:19 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Ad Is Nostalgic Trip Down 90s Memory Lane
Children of the '90s, take out your pogs, slap bracelets and Tamagotchis, and get ready to have your heartstrings pulled.More About: ads, Advertising, Business, commercials, internet explorer, microso...
01:51 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable 9 Funniest People on the White House Tour
President Obama and First Lady Michelle delighted White House visitors recently with a surprise meet-and-greet. The White House live streamed the ho-hum-turned-awesome tour and captured the sightseers...
01:50 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Are These Early Sketches of Twitters Logo?
Sketches #1 Initial sketches looked sort of like a bald eagle. But on the right, the Twitter logo we now know began to take shape. Click here to view this g...
01:40 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Teen Phenom Sloane Stephens Upsets Serena and Gets Her Twitter Wish
Sloane Stephens stuns Serena Williams at the Australian Open then says, "I hope to have a lot more Twitter followers." Objective achieved -- and then some.More About: Sports...
01:34 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Facebook More Memorable Than Faces or Books
Facebook posts and reader comments are more memorable than human faces or sentences from books, a new study says. Researchers found that status updates are one-and-a-half times more memorable than sen...
01:29 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Twitter CEO Shows Off New Way to Share Videos in Tweets
Twitter users may soon have a new way to share videos in their tweets.Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter, tweeted on Wednesday morning about making steak tartare, but unlike the more than 5,000 other tw...
01:19 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Beyond Reblogging: Tumblr in the Future
There are two secrets to Tumblr's runaway success: design and community engagement.In 2012, the microblogging network became one of the top 10 most visited sites in the world, with an audience of roug...
01:07 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With PerBlue Founder Justin Beck
Streaming live on Mashable, PerBlue founder Justin Beck will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Jan. 24. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initiat...
12:56 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Active Games Like Angry Birds Are Better for Kids Than Watching TV
Allowing your kids screen time is not necessarily a sedentary activity depending on what they're doing. A new study shows that playing video games is probably better for your young ones than letting t...
12:48 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Privacy Visor Confuses Face Recognition Camera
In another blow at ubiquitous surveillance, a Japanese researcher has invented glasses that hide your face from computers.More About: privacy, surveillance, tokyo...
12:35 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Watch the Sneak Peek of Justin Timberlakes Suit & Tie Lyric Video
A lyric video for Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie" will premiere Thursday at 6 a.m. ET on MTV, mtvU and MTV Hits, but you can watch a sneak peek here.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, justi...
12:23 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable 7 Biggest Rip-Offs in Tech Retail
1. HDMI Cable Best Buy's Price: $1,028.98If there was a poster child for the tech price markup, the HDMI cable would undoubtedly be it. Because they are nece...
12:14 am GMT - Thu, January 24, 2013
Mashable Prince Returns With New Song Screwdriver and Lyric Video
"Screwdriver" a new song from singer-songwriter Prince and a lyric video for it surfaced online this week on a new Prince website and on YouTube.More About: Entertainment, Music, prince...
11:54 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Pebble Smart Watch Starts Shipping Today
As promised at CES 2013, the Pebble smart watch starts shipping Wednesday.Pebble is the most successful Kickstarter project of all time, raising more than $10 million from nearly 70,000 backers. The w...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Joe Biden Will Talk Gun Control in Google Hangout
Vice President Joe Biden will discuss the Obama administration's position on gun control in a Google Hangout on Thursday at 1:45 p.m. EST, Google and the vice president's office announced Wednesday.Bi...
11:24 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Bluetooth Device Keeps Track of Your Phone and Other Valuables
The hipKey, a new Bluetooth device designed to keep track of your personal items, is now available in the U.S. Apple store. We first saw hipKey at the 2013 International CES and, while it's not the on...
11:12 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Woman Wears Different Costume Every Day for a Year
Day of the Dead On Nov. 1, day 127, Saba painted her face as a sugar skull and threw flowers in her hair to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead....
11:07 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Watch Manti Teo Admit Girlfriend Lie to Katie Couric
Manti Te'o admits he lied, but for how long? And is he believable? More About: Sports...
10:58 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable ComScore: Facebook Is Now the Most Used Smartphone App in US
Facebook passed Google Maps to become the most used smartphone app at the end of 2012, according to new data from comScore.More About: apps, Facebook...
10:58 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable ComScore: Facebook Is Now the Most Used Mobile App in US
Facebook passed Google Maps to become the most used smartphone app at the end of 2012, according to new data from comScore.More About: apps, Facebook...
10:53 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Will the Google X Phone Be Shatter-Proof?
Google reported its quarterly earnings yesterday, and although the company's Motorola division posted a big loss, executives pointed out that the hardware maker had a 12- to 18-month product pipeline ...
10:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable 4 Old-School Brands You Didnt Know Still Existed
When news broke that Atari was filing for bankruptcy, it left many asking: "Atari still exists?" Here are four other retro brands that are still around.More About: atari, branding, compaq, retro...
10:42 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Architect Proposes Plan for 3D-Printed Building
A Dutch architect plans to build the first home using a 3D printer. More About: 3D printers, architecture, Newsy, tech innovators, videos...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Tech Luminaries Rap to Aid Hurricane Sandy Victims
Some 25 tech investors and entrepreneurs strut their stuff in this rap video aimed at aiding victims of Hurricane Sandy. The program, organized by Undrip, includes cameos from Brian Wong of Kiip, Davi...
10:13 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable What Does the Sun Sound Like?
Data sonification specialist Robert Alexander works with NASA and ESA to convert data into sounds, creating a soundtrack for the sun.More About: NASA, sounds, space, sun...
10:06 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Alicia Keys Joins Pinterest With Boards for Individual Songs
Alicia Keys -- who recently sang at President Barack Obama's inauguration ball and was chosen to perform at next month's Super Bowl -- has just launched her Pinterest account.With a does of musical fl...
09:56 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable RIM Offers Early Taste of BlackBerry 10
Ahead of its BlackBerry 10 launch, Research In Motion (RIM) announced on Wednesday the latest version of its mobile management solution for businesses.More About: blackberry, BlackBerry 10, Mobile, re...
09:47 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable NASA to Premiere New Mars Exploration Film
NASA is unveiling a new documentary film about the history of Mars exploration today to an audience in the Los Angeles area, and there's a chance the movie could eventually get distributed nationally....
09:47 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Google: Police Requests for User Data Up 70% Since 2009
Global law enforcement requests for Google user data are up more than 70% since 2009, the company said in a blog post revealing its latest Transparency Report posted Wednesday.Google has also for the ...
09:38 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Clothing Hits Paris Fashion Week
Weve seen a few instances over the years of high technology colliding with high fashion, but maybe never in a way as direct and striking as this.3D printing has come to the world of fashion, and the l...
09:28 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable American Idol and TVs Top 20 Social Shows of the Week
American Idol returned for its 12th season premiere last week and proved it's a social superstar. Though this was the lowest rated and least watched season premiere in Idol history, Fox's singing comp...
09:15 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Turn Your iPad Into a Second Monitor for Free
Want to expand your screen but can't afford a second monitor? You can instead use your iPad as a second monitor with one of these free iPad apps.More About: ipad, ipad apps, second screen, second scre...
09:15 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable We Sense a Disturbance in the Star Wars Plot
Nerds. You can't live with them, can't talk to them about Star Wars plot holes.Bad Bad Leeroy Brown's hilarious tweet is illustrated by Twaggies. Be sure to check out more great Twaggies comics on Mas...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Google Announces Q4 Earnings 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 loop on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we take a look at three interesting stories. Google ann...
08:57 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Apple Earnings Preview: What to Expect
Every Apple earnings report is a big event, but today's earnings report is especially significant.Apple's September quarter earnings report disappointed investors. Though the company beat expectations...
08:43 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Serves Up Hilariously Awful Actual Facebook Graph Searches
Time to triple check those privacy settings, Facebook users. As Graph Search slowly rolls out to the billion-strong user base, we're learning more about the bizarre, and somewhat disturbing, liking ha...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Sundance Filmmakers Can Self-Distribute Films Online After Festival
The Sundance Institute has teamed up with an online video platform to help its artists distribute and market their films online after the festival. More About: digital distribution, Entertainment, Fil...
08:22 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs Once Threatened to Sue Palm Over Employee Poaching
Steve Jobs once threatened its then-competitor Palm with a patent lawsuit if the company's CEO didn't stop poaching Apple employees, a court filing reveals.More About: apple, palm...
08:19 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Intel to Desktop PC: No Motherboards for You!
Intel will stop making desktop PC motherboards after the next generation of its chip technology arrives, the company has announced. The fourth-generation Core processors, codenamed "Haswell," will be ...
08:17 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Nintendo Teases Wind Waker HD, New Zelda and Mario Kart
Nintendo made several big announcements during its livestreamed presentation Wednesday morning, but the most exciting to fans were related to the Legend of Zelda franchise.First, Nintendo President Sa...
07:53 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Amy Poehler to Star in Best Buy Super Bowl Ad
Saturday Night Live alum Amy Poehler will star in Best Buy's Super Bowl ad, though the retailer is mum about what exactly she'll be doing. Scott Durchslag, president of online and global e-commerce, t...
07:47 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Bloomberg Billionaires Visualization Lets You Track Worlds Wealthiest People
Bloomberg on Tuesday launched a new Bloomberg Billionaires data visualization and research tool, giving users an easy-to-use interactive way to track the world's wealthiest people.The Bloomberg Billio...
07:26 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable This Chart Illustrates Googles Insane Growth Over the Past Few Years
Despite some lingering concerns about its transition to mobile, Google had a terrific fourth quarter. As the company reported yesterday, its full-year revenues for the first time topped $50 billion. G...
06:59 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Smart Brakes Stop This Truck from Squashing You Like a Bug
Cruising along at on the open road in your sweet ride is the stuff of romance movies and car commercials. Until that squirrel runs in front of you, you slam on the breaks and the semi truck behind you...
06:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Infrascanner Detects Brain Trauma At the Scene of Accidents
A portable wand that uses Near-Infrared (NIR) technology can detect hemorrhaging in the brain and help medical professionals assess if a person needs a CT scan or surgery. The Infrascanner Model 2000 ...
06:01 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable New Web App Customizes Music for TV and Movies
Music can make or break a TV show, movie or even an advertisement. In entertainment media, a perfectly selected song will complement the visuals and dialogue, and enhance the overall impact.If you beg...
05:57 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Swipp Wants To Know What The World Thinks About Everything
What if you could see at a glance what the world thought about everything: from gun control to the newest latte at Starbucks? Thats the idea behind Swipp, a tool launching Wednesday that measures sent...
05:16 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable London Tube Has Contactless Payments, Why Dont We?
London's transit agency, Transportation for London, announced the rollout of contactless credit card readers on all of the city's 8,500 buses last month, allowing riders to charge their bus fare direc...
04:05 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Business Cards Let Restaurants Know You Might Write a Review
Have you ever left a restaurant after experiencing either fabulous or really lousy service and went online to write a review of it? Congratulations, you too can now be a restaurant reviewer.Self-descr...
03:03 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Acquires Social Content Curator Snip.it
Yahoo confirmed Tuesday that it acquired Snip.it, a social tool that lets users collect and share web content."The Snip.it team created an innovative technology that lets people share content in a soc...
02:32 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable The Pirate Bay Documentary Will Debut Online For Free
TPB AFK, the documentary about torrent-indexing service The Pirate Bay, will premiere Feb. 8 at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. The film will also debut online that same day, for free, di...
01:59 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable 500px Removal Highlights App Store Inequalities
The removal of 500px from Apple's App Store raises questions over review equity, fairness and API functionality.When Evgeny Tchebotarev started the day, he wasn't expecting to end up spending so much ...
01:32 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Worlds Largest Natural Sound Archive Now Online
The "largest and oldest" collection of natural sounds in the world is now digital and available online, Cornell University announced. The Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology houses a sc...
12:56 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Amiigo Is a Smart Wearable Sensor That Knows What Activity Youre Doing
Wearable sensors or fitness-tracking bracelets, such as the Nike+ FuelBand or Fitbit Flex, are starting to go mainstream. But now, there's a new competitor in town -- the Amiigo. The team of entr...
12:34 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Print Your Own 3D-Printed Robot
We've all dreamed about having a robot friend, right? At least, that's the case here at Mashable. But there are other people out there who share our dream and are actually working to make it reality. ...
12:01 pm GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable How Facebook Graph Search Can Descend Into Creepiness
Facebook's Graph Search, which the social-network giant rolled out last week, is an undeniably cool new feature. The internal search system sorts through user data to unearth information shared by you...
11:32 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable NASAs Alien Planet Archive Now Open to the World
Scientists with NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft have revamped the mission's online archive of alien worlds, opening up the database for the entire world to see.More About: alien planets, NASA,...
10:55 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable How Social Media Could Land You Your Next Job
This infographic explores the growing role social media plays when recruiters look for new talent. Check it out for some handy tips! More About: infographics, Social Media...
10:29 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable How Technology Has Revolutionized Tennis
From rackets, to ball-tracking, to social media, this infographic details the massive role technology has played in changing the sport of tennis. More About: Sports...
09:59 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable The Second Space Race: Its On
Fans of Joss Whedon's cult TV sci-fi hit Firefly will be glad to know the show lives on -- as the name for a new kind of one-way exploratory vehicle launching in 2015. That's if the newest space start...
09:30 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Film Engages Millennials in Choice Dialogue on Roe v. Wade Anniversary
On the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's historic decision about a women's right to chose, the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws is kicking off a social-focused campaign targe...
09:04 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men Team Up for Package Tour
Move over, One Direction -- the big boys are coming back. New Kids on The Block announced their new summer tour on The View Tuesday, joining boy-band forces with 98 Degrees and best-selling R&B g...
08:27 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Dogs That Are Better at Winter Than You
Winter is the worst. The nippy temperatures, leg-breaking ice patches and booger icicles -- no matter how many layers of fleece you pile on, you can't escape Jack Frost's favorite season.As humans gru...
08:02 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Is This Kate Uptons Mercedes Super Bowl Ad?
An ad for the new Mercedes-Benz CLA hit YouTube on Monday, starring the buxom model Kate Upton.More About: Advertising, Sports, Super Bowl...
07:32 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable President Obama Brings Sexy Back
Barack Obama makes bringing sexy back an issue worthy of national attention. Now we know what Michelle sees -- clearly his ability to drop a beat better than ol' Justin Timberlake. And VP Biden? If hi...
06:58 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable How Much Flu-Related Advice Should You Take From the Internet?
The flu is particularly nasty this year. Flu season is typically the worst at the beginning of the year, but can start as early as October and last as long as May. And this year's virus is especially ...
06:33 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Disfigured Portraits Reveal The Ugly Truth
Posing for a photograph means risking your reputation with every "say cheese." Taking a bad photo tells your Facebook friends that maybe you don't always look as perfect as your profile pic. Photograp...
06:13 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable SimCityEDU Teaches Students STEM Subjects in a Virtual Environment
In the near future when you ask your kids what they did at school, they might answer that they played video games. It was recently announced that a new game inspired by the SimCity virtual reality gam...
05:33 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Does Facebook Envy Beat Facebook Togetherness?
Remember back when a scientific study showed that writing more Facebook updates makes you feel less lonely, more at one with the world, even if nobody reads them? Ah, but that was way back on January...
05:33 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable How Facebook Can Make You Envious
Remember back when a scientific study showed that writing more Facebook updates makes you feel less lonely, more at one with the world, even if nobody reads them? Ah, but that was way back on January...
05:30 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable How to Get The Turtle iPod Case Sasha Obama Uses
Want to dress up your electronics like a young Obama?During Mondays Presidential inauguration, Sasha Obama was repeatedly spotted taking pictures with what looked to be an iPhone in a green turtle cas...
05:10 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Knicks Star Blasts Kris Humphries With Kanye Kardashian Tweet
After his Brooklyn Nets eked out a road win against the New York Knicks on Monday night, infamous Kim Kardashian ex and paragon of NBA mediocrity Kris Humphries took to Twitter do a little gloating ab...
04:34 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable This Cooking App Will Be Your Best Friend in the Kitchen
There's no shortage of food and drink apps, but few rarely pack as many features as BigOven, well-beloved among online foodies for its practicality and ease.More About: cooking, food, food apps, foodi...
04:09 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable PBS NOVA to Premiere Documentary on Rise of the Drones
The robotic planes more commonly referred to as drones have gone from a secret, rarely covered military and CIA program to a regular fixture on the national media as well as technology websites. As on...
03:40 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Everything You Need to Know About Kim Dotcoms Mega
Meet Mega Mega is the new cloud-based storage service from Kim Dotcom. Born from the ashes of Megaupload, the service purports to be a secure way to trade fi...
02:53 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Inauguration Interview Fail Will Leave You With No Hope
Did you see that Beyonce concert on TV yesterday afternoon? Her opening act was some guy named Barack Obama. If you shook your head at any time while reading the last two sentences, then stretch your ...
02:47 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Google Has Its First $50 Billion Year
It looks like 2012 was a pretty good year for Google. The company hit $50 billion in annual revenue last year for the first time ever thanks in part to the strength of its fourth quarter earnings. Goo...
02:38 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates Is Now Doing Gods Work
Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, is known to be decidedly non-religious. In an interview this weekend, he broke from his usual tune with an uncharacteristic mention of God. In an inter...
02:31 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable 30 Rock Fans Mark Final Season With Celebrity High-Five Challenge
Cold weather didn't stop two comedians from commemorating the final season of 30 Rock by camping out where the show is taped to high-five cast members.More About: 30 rock, Entertainment, tina fey...
02:30 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Former NYT Web Design Director Khoi Vinh Joins Etsy
Etsy has acquired the four-person team behind photo collage-making app Mixel to build up its mobile team, Etsy confirmed on Tuesday.By all appearances, the online crafts marketplace acquired Mixel not...
02:11 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Lip-Syncing Moments Worse Than Beyonces
Mariah Carey, 2008 Click here to view this gallery.Beyonce isn't the first singer to mouth the wor...
02:01 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Hacker Finds Easy Way to Secretly Save SnapChat Pictures
A kink within the controversial SnapChat app may let users secretly capture screen shots of private pictures without notifying the sender.More About: apps, Facebook, facebook poke, Mobile, snapchat...
01:52 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable This Houdini Horse Can Escape From Anything
Jailbreak! Those guys on Prison Break really could have used this horse; he didn't even break a sweat getting out of that stable. No hands? No problem? These hooves will do just fine -- all it takes i...
01:45 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Secret Service Mulls Bionic Ears to Detect Gunfire at Large Events
The Secret Service is shopping for camouflaged sensors that can decipher gunshot details amid city hubbub, contracting documents suggest.The agency, responsible for guarding inaugurations and other U....
01:27 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable BioShock Infinite Team Writing E-book Prequel to Game
Fans wanting to know more about the world of BioShock Infinite will be able to dive deeper into the game's world thanks to an e-book coming out February.BioShock Infinite: Mind in Revolt was authored ...
01:16 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Twitter Has Meltdown Over Beyonces Lip Syncing Scandal
After Monday's inauguration even President Obama was ready to hand over the keys to the democracy to Queen B. And then Lipsyncgate happened. The one and only Sasha Fierce lip-synced the Star Spangled ...
01:11 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Student Tweets From Inside School During Shooting at Texas College
A school shooting at the North Harris campus of Lone Star College near Houston, Texas was reported Tuesday afternoon. One student, currently identified only as "Amanda," was stuck inside the building ...
12:58 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable 50 Things Replaced by Modern Technology
Remember the days of disposable cameras and dialing *69 to see who called? Talk about ancient times. Here's a look at items replaced by modern technology.More About: Gadgets, Mobile...
12:40 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Email Auto-Filtering: Whats a Marketer to Do?
There has been a lot of conversation recently around the increasing presence of auto-filtering for managing inbox clutter. With companies like OtherInbox, SaneBox and AOL Alto, the reality of your ema...
12:37 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable This Real Life Superhero Will Make Your Palms Sweat
Here's our obligatory don't try this at home warning. Although, if this guy hadn't tried this at home, we wouldn't have had this fist-clenching footage of him leaping from the roof of one building to ...
12:19 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable The Many Faces of Barack Obama
The camera sure does love President Obama. During his time in office thus far, Obama's managed to handle the spotlight pretty well. He's had a few shots of his bad side, but managed to mask any bad ha...
12:19 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable Avid Sports Fans 52% More Likely to Own a Tablet
If you're an avid sports fan, there's a good chance you're pretty tech savvy. In fact, you're 52% more likely to own a tablet.More About: Mobile, Nielsen, smartphone, Sports, Tablet...
12:11 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable FBI Teams Up With White Collar to Get Viewers to Solve Real Crimes
Viewers of White Collar can now flex their crime-solving skills just like the TV drama's duo of FBI consultant Neal Caffrey and federal agent Peter Burke.More About: Entertainment, FBI, getglue, soci...
12:03 am GMT - Wed, January 23, 2013
Mashable When is a Cracked iPhone not a Cracked iPhone?
Have you ever been unfortunate enough to crack your smartphone screen? I did -- or at least I thought I did. When I dropped my iPhone 4S on the kitchen floor last month, I told myself it was bound to ...
11:47 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Twitter Makes Embedded Tweets More Detailed, Easier to Embed
Twitter introduced several enhancements to embedded tweets Tuesday. Now embedded tweets look more like tweets you see on Twitter.com. Embedded tweets include photos, videos, and article summaries belo...
11:40 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Blizzard Releases Dramatic Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Opening
Blizzard released the opening cinematic to Starcraft 2's upcoming expansion Heart of the Swarm Tuesday morning.The expansion brings new units to the competitive real-time strategy game, as well as a s...
11:40 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Watch the StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Opening Scene
Blizzard released the opening cinematic to StarCraft II's upcoming expansion Heart of the Swarm Tuesday morning.The expansion brings new units to the competitive real-time strategy game, as well as a ...
11:22 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Coca-Cola to Run Its Own Game During the Super Bowl
Coca-Cola is hoping some cross-media storytelling can maximize its estimated $11 million-plus Super Bowl ad spend and that consumers are up for another game during the Big Game.The cola giant on Monda...
11:10 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable New Asteroid-Mining Venture Unveiled
A new asteroid-mining company launched Tuesday with the goal of helping humanity expand across the solar system by tapping the vast riches of space rocks.More About: asteroid mining, space...
11:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Mailbox is the Best Email App for iPhone Yet [REVIEW]
Mailbox, a much-hyped e-mail app for iPhone, just opened up an online reservation system. We tested out the app to see if it lives up to all the buzz.More About: apps, email...
11:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Is Mailbox the Best Email App for iPhone Yet?
Mailbox, a much-hyped e-mail app for iPhone, just opened up an online reservation system. We tested out the app to see if it lives up to all the buzz.More About: apps, email...
10:39 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Lip-Synced National Anthem at Obamas Inauguration
Beyonce reportedly lip-synced her way through the national anthem during Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony on Monday.More About: beyonce, Entertainment, inauguration, Music, Presidential Inaugurati...
10:29 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs Widow Launches Web Project Calling for Immigration Reform
Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, has long been advocating for immigration reform and the passage of the DREAM Act, which would give undocumented young people a path to ...
10:29 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs Widow Launches Immigration Reform Web Project
Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, has long been advocating for immigration reform and the passage of the DREAM Act, which would give undocumented young people a path to ...
10:25 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Passes Lady Gaga as Most-Followed on Twitter
Beliebers, rejoice. As if Justin Bieber wasn't famous enough, the pop star stole the Twitter crown from Lady Gaga on Monday night, claiming the top spot as most-followed account on Twitter. Bieber com...
10:21 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable For Atari, Bankruptcy May Not Mean Game Over
After more than 30 years of shaping the video game industry, Atari could very well be facing its last hurrah, unless someone picks up the rights to its properties for them to live on.More About: atari...
10:18 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Download Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Newtown Students
Children who survived the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School have recorded a heart-melting version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" with singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson for charity.The 21 st...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface Pro Goes on Sale Feb. 9
Surface Pro Arrives Feb. 9 The Surface Pro -- the version of the Surface tablet that runs full Windows 8 Pro -- will hit store shelves Feb. 9. It packs an In...
09:54 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable AT&T Drops $780 Million to Expand Wireless Spectrum
AT&T announced plans to purchase more wireless spectrum by acquiring the U.S. retail wireless operations of carrier Atlantic Tele-Network (ATNI), which is operated under the Alltel brand.The deal...
09:44 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable What Will First Photos of Black Holes Look Like?
A giant black hole lurks at the center of the Milky Way, but it has never been directly seen. Now astronomers have an idea of how it will look on camera.More About: astronomy, space, Universe...
09:41 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable France Considering an Internet Tax on Personal Data
France is considering a so-called "Internet tax" on data collection activities by Facebook, Google and other technology companies. The proposed tax would put a financial value on the personal informat...
09:23 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable 5 Password Generators for Maximum Online Security
1. Random Password Generator A clean and simple little service, Random.org will help you generate up to 100 passwords between six and 24 characters in length...
09:21 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Sip on Whimsical Illustrations of Important People Drinking Coffee
Important people need a kick of caffeine to tackle the morning, just like the rest of us less superior peons.Illustrator Steven Weinberg offers a look at the java habits of powerful people (and Muppet...
09:18 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable One 3D Printers Astonishing Kickstarter Success
If you've ever wanted to print 3D objects at home on-demand, now is your chance. Formlabs finished developing the Form 1 3D printer that is going to revolutionize the 3D printing landscape. Although t...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Is The Onions Diamond Joe Biden Anything Like Our Real Veep?
America's favorite fake veep: He's your drunk, dirty uncle who washes his car shirtless and doesn't do what he's told. Is he anything like the real thing?More About: Joe Biden, political humor, the on...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Powerful LG Optimus G Pro Has Surprise Debut in Japan
The LG Optimus G was already a powerful smartphone, but now LG is taking it up another notch with the Optimus G Pro. A Japanese wireless carrier just unveiled the phone as part of its new lineup, and ...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Are We Meant to Live on Mars?
A private company wants to send a group of people on a one-way mission to Mars in 2023. But are humans mentally ready to live out their lives on another planet?More About: Mars, Mars Colony, Mars One,...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Crowdfunding for 100 Urban Gardens Across America
Whole Kids Foundation, PACT and Indiegogo have joined forces to create an inspiring crowdfunding initiative: building 100 urban gardens across the United States. This is the first time a non-profit, a...
08:59 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Obamas High-Tech Limo Is a Fortress on Wheels
Sure, you'd expect President Obama's limo to be bullet proof, but did you know it can also be locked down like a panic room and carries his blood supply?More About: cars, president obama...
08:36 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Report: Amazon Planning Zombieland Series
Amazon is bolstering its fledgling lineup of original programming with a series based on the 2009 film Zombieland, according to a report.Broadcast Now reports that Amazon is developing a series based ...
08:31 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Evernote Partners With UberConference to Share Notes in Conference Calls
Evernote just took another step towards being a more useful tool for businesses.UberConference, one of the better apps out there for conference calls, announced Tuesday that it has integrated Evernote...
07:56 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Google Glasses Spotted 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...
07:49 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable HBO Has Surprisingly Strict Rules for Girls GIFs on Tumblr
"What Should We Call Girls" is the official home for GIF animations for the hit HBO show. Fans can submit their own GIFs, only there's a catch.More About: GIFs, girls HBO, tumblr...
07:38 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Mozilla Announces Firefox OS Developer Preview Phone
Mozilla has announced the official Firefox OS developer preview phone -- the device that will be used by developers worldwide to test software for the new platform. The phone, developed by Geeksphone ...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Verizon Activated 6.2 Million iPhones in Q4, Almost Half Were iPhone 5
We just got our first glimpse at iPhone 5 sales for the fourth quarter.Verizon revealed during its earnings call Tuesday that it activated 6.2 million iPhones in the fourth quarter, almost half of whi...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable 4 Reminder Apps to Keep Distractions at Bay
1. Due This low-friction app lets you create and access reminders quickly and simply, without getting in the way of your calendar. It requires minimal settings, tags or ...
06:39 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable This Is One Booking Funny Ad Campaign
Booking.com is breaking a $35 million campaign designed to give it greater visibility in the U.S. market. More About: Advertising, Marketing...
06:32 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Former Microsoft Exec Says Steve Ballmer Pushes Out Rivals to Keep Power
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer maintains his top position by forcing out any colleagues who challenge his authority, claims a former executive with the software giant.In a new book set to launch Tuesday,...
04:33 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Hires Young Designer Whose Rebranding Project Went Viral
Remember Andrew Kim, the young design student who proposed an extensive rebranding of Microsoft's many products and services? Well, Microsoft hired him."I'll be designing for Microsoft as of summer. I...
03:22 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable 9 Fresh YouTube Shows Youll Love
1. Bite Me Everyone loves zombies, right? Bite Me is a comedy more in line with Shaun of the Dead than The Walk...
02:27 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable NEC Medias W: A Smartphone With Two 4.3-Inch Screens
NEC launched the Medias W N-05E for Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo on Tuesday, and it's definitely one of the most interesting smartphones we've seen. Its specs are fairly standard: Android 4.1, a 1.5 GH...
01:55 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Groupon Shelves All Its Gun-Related Deals
Groupon has halted all of its gun-related promotions, the company said in a statement."All scheduled and current gun-related deals featured on Groupon North America, including shooting ranges, conceal...
12:56 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable 3 Unexpected Uses for Emoji Icons
Emoji was the biggest thing to happen to texting since... texting. Here are three inventive applications for Emoji that you might not know about.More About: emoji, emoticons, iphone, texting...
12:28 pm GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Technology Ranks Worlds Most-Trusted Industry in 2013
The technology industry has been ranked most-trusted for the second consecutive year, ahead of the automotive, and food and beverage industries, according to the 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer."As an in...
11:58 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Can a High-Tech Biological Passport End Sports Doping Forever?
Lance Armstrong says it helped scare him off performance-enhancing drugs forever. It's already been implemented in track and field as well as cycling, and world tennis authorities are now considering ...
11:33 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Watch These iPhone Knockoffs Get Bulldozed
Try not to cringe, as you watch these iPhones get demolished -- they're just knockoffs. The video, above, does not document the demise of Apple's beloved smartphone, but rather its lesser clone. Befor...
11:04 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Ashton Kutcher to Attend Macworld as Steve Jobs
Apple hasn't officially made an appearance at Macworld since 2009. But this year, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak will still be there, or at least the actors who play them will be, according to Macworld....
10:33 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Every Senator and 90% of House Members Now Use Twitter
All 100 United States Senators are now using Twitter, while 90% of House of Representatives are on the network, according to Twitter.Those numbers have increased dramatically in the past two years: Wh...
10:04 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Library Patrons Want More E-books, But They Want to Keep Print Books, Too
While residents of Bexar County, Texas, may be embracing a proposal for the nation's first local library free of printed books, not all Americans are crazy about the notion, according to a survey rele...
10:04 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Libraries Love Affair With Print Is Far From Over
While residents of Bexar County, Texas, may be embracing a proposal for the nation's first local library free of printed books, not all Americans are crazy about the notion, according to a survey rele...
09:27 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable With Obama Inauguration, NASAs Deep-Space Mission Continues
President Barack Obama's inauguration kicks off four more years for NASA to pursue its goal of sending astronauts farther into deep space than ever before.More About: barack obama, inauguration, NASA,...
09:02 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable E-bookstore Lets You Read First, Pay Later
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: Total BooxOne-Line...
08:45 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlakes New Song Suit & Tie Breaks Records
Singer Justin Timberlake strolled into the record books with "Suit & Tie," the first single from the 'N Sync alumnus since 2006. The track features Jay-Z.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, i...
08:27 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Hussein, Haley, Lamar Top Twitter Inauguration Names
During today's inauguration, Twitter lit up with a discussion of the name -- the willingness of some to finally say it, and the reluctance of others, most notably the event's emcee, Sen. Chuck Schumer...
07:57 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. Hey There, Japan "Sooooo Hi Japan!"-- Harry StylesPhoto stats: 35,579 retweetsClick here to view this gallery.Nickelodeon reunions and Severus Snape-styled vegetables...
07:31 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Make Your Password Gooder With Bad Grammar, Research Says
According to a new study, including poor grammar in your passwords makes them safer. More About: algorithm, Newsy, password management, study, videos...
07:06 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Google Removes Make Me Asian App After Protests of Racism
"Make Me Asian," an app that allowed users to slant their eyes and don a rice paddy hat, received much backlash over its stereotypical depictions. On Thursday, Google pulled the app from its Play Stor...
06:31 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Stan Lee Creates Special YouTube Message for Shooting Victim
Stan Lee created a YouTube account just to send a special message to his fan Bowe Cleveland, who was injured in a recent school shooting.More About: Marvel, shooting, Stan Lee, YouTube...
06:04 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable 5 Clever Artistic Tributes to Martin Luther King Jr.
Sketch Hand drawn by Mashable's very own editor-in-chief Lance Ulanoff to commemorate the holiday. Photo courtesy of Flickr, Lance Ulanoff.Click here to view this galle...
05:50 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable FT Announces Job Cuts as it Shifts Focus From Print
Twenty-five positions will be eliminated at the Financial Times as the paper shifts resources from print to digital, FT Editor Lionel Barber announced Monday.In a memo e-mailed to staff, Barber said t...
05:41 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Music Monday: Inauguration Artists Over the Years
There were many memorable moments during President Obama's Second Inauguration Ceremony on Monday -- from the President's historical speech to Vice President Joe Biden's enormous bible. Especially imp...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Sync Calorie Counts From BodyMedia Armbands to SparkPeople Website
If you own one of the fitness-tracking armbands by BodyMedia, you can now sync that information to the free website, SparkPeople, thanks to a partnership between the companies. On SparkPeople you crea...
04:45 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Watch President Obamas Inauguration Speech in 3 Minutes
President Barack Obama was sworn into office Monday marking his second term in the Oval Office. In his inauguration speech, Obama referenced the polarized politics that took hold of the election seaso...
04:37 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable RIM Competes With Google For Attention With Developers Conference Announcement
RIM is going head-to-head against Google this May, holding its annual developers conference in direct competition with Googles the third week in May.Renamed BlackBerry Live, RIM will be using the conf...
04:37 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable RIM Competes With Google For Attention With Conference Announcement
RIM is going head-to-head against Google this May, holding its main yearly conference in direct competition with Googles the third week in May.Renamed BlackBerry Live, RIM will be using the conference...
04:30 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Z10 Looks Like iPhone 5, Takes on Siri
RIM is set to announce the first devices running its new BlackBerry 10 operating system at an event on January 30. A lucky few, however, have already gotten their hands on what looks to be the new har...
03:46 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Obamas Star in Best Photobomb of 2013
Alright, everyone whose New Years' resolutions included spectacularly photobombing their friends and family: you can go home. It's over. Malia Obama has won.The first daughter jumped into the path of ...
03:29 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Ad Blocking Gets Personal: Chrome Extension Targets Hulu
Technology that blocks or skips TV ads is becoming ever more controversial and more widely known. And with the recent launch of a Chrome extension, it got personal. No Hulu Ads, which is free, isn't t...
03:10 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Al Roker Scores Inauguration Interviews With Obama and Biden
Al Roker has an inauguration parade tradition -- the NBC weatherman and anchor waits on the sidelines for the president and vice president to pass and tries to get them to acknowledge his presence. Or...
02:51 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable So Help Me Internet: Funniest Inauguration GIFs and Pics
George Washington's inauguration was probably really boring because the Internet didn't exist. Martha could have targeted John Adams with the stink eye, but no one could GIF it and then share it on Tu...
02:44 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Oscar Nominees Star in Les Zero Silver Djargo of Southern Pincoln
Someone dreamed a dream that footage from the nine Best Picture Oscar nominees were spliced together to create a simple short film. The dream spawned this.More About: academy awards, Entertainment, fi...
02:37 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Music Group Says Myspace Is Using Songs Without Permission
The new Myspace is now open to all, shifting the aging social network's focus toward building connections between musicians and fans. With an updated design and the star power of Justin Timberlake (on...
02:23 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable NFL Stars Wife Blasts Ray Lewis on Facebook
The 2005 Miss Hooters International squares off against Ray Lewis on Facebook following her husband's NFL playoff ouster. More About: nfl, Sports, Watercooler...
02:20 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Temple Run 2 Downloaded 20 Million Times Since Launch
Temple Run 2 was downloaded more than 20 million times since its release Apple's App Store last Thursday, according to data released by developer Imangi Studios.The successful free-to-play sequel [iTu...
02:09 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable 8 Devices to Keep Flu Season Germs out of Your Life
1. Violight UV Cell Phone Sanitizer The Violight Cell Phone Sanitizer uses germicidal UV rays to get those nasty germs off your stuff. It cleans not only your phone but ...
01:48 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable 11 Martin Luther King Quotes to Keep the Dream Alive
1. @NBA Click here to view this gallery.With the help of social media, people can now share ideas much faster than Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" era. It is ...
01:45 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Top Comments: Readers Weigh in on Graph Search, Obamas Death Star Response, and Destinys Child
Facebook Graph Search Could Be Its Greatest Innovation Mashable's Editor-in-Chief Lance Ulanoff wrote an op-ed arguing that the new Facebook graph search was more innova...
01:13 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Lupe Fiasco Escorted Off Stage at Obama Inaugural Event
Rapper Lupe Fiasco was escorted off stage an at inauguration event in Washington, D.C. on Sunday. More About: Entertainment, free speech, inauguration day, Music, Politics...
12:29 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Justin Biebers Bare Butt Gets 100,000 Likes on Instagram
Justin Bieber cracked the weirdest joke on Instagram, but you might have missed it.On Saturday, the 18-year-old star dropped trou and posted a picture of his bare Canadian butt to his six million foll...
12:08 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Watch Kelly Clarkson Wow the Crowd at Obamas Inauguration
"American Idol" alumna Kelly Clarkson performed of "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" with the U.S. Marine Band at Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony on Monday. More About: Entertainment, inauguration, Kell...
12:06 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable Obamas Gay Rights Inauguration Mention Makes History
President Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to mention gay rights during his inaugural address for his second term.More About: barack obama, gay rights, Politics, Presidential Inauguration,...
12:03 am GMT - Tue, January 22, 2013
Mashable First 2014 Corvette Sells for $1.1 Million at Auction
How much would you pay to be the first owner of the all-new Corvette Stingray? Whatever your price is, it's probably not as much as NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick's, who just laid down more than a mi...
11:56 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable George Stephanopoulos Thought This NBA Legend Was Morgan Freeman
No, George Stephanopoulos, that's not Morgan Freeman. Yes, he's old, African American and has a beard, but come on now. More About: NBA, Sports, Watercooler...
11:50 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Hungover Bette Midler Live-Tweets Presidential Inauguration
Hollywood's funniest showgirl sure had a lot to say during Monday's U.S. Presidential Inauguration. She and her whole "hungover" family sat down to watch the event, during which she tweeted about bang...
11:48 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Beyonc Performs National Anthem at the Presidential Inauguration
Pop star Beyonc Knowles closed out the 2013 Presidential Inauguration ceremony on Monday with a performance of the "Star-Spangled Banner." The singer had audio problems midway through the song, causin...
11:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 15 Inspiring Photos from the Inauguration
The 2013 Inauguration in Washington D.C. was an anticipated event, with many guests lining up hours in advance to wait for the president in below-freezing temperatures. Check out our selection of the ...
11:42 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Barack Obamas Inauguration Hits 1.1 Million Tweets
Attendees and viewers of President Barack Obama's Inauguration Ceremony sent 1.1 million tweets between 11:27 a.m. ET and 12:34 a.m. ET, according to Twitter.The most tweeted-about moment? Obama's lin...
11:37 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable The White House Live-Tweeted Obamas Inauguration
While President Barack Obama was busy delivering his inaugural address from the steps of the Capitol on Monday afternoon, the White House's new media team spent its time live-tweeting some of the best...
11:28 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Google Glass (And Sergey Brin) Ride the NYC Subway
You never know what you're going to see on a NYC subway. Sometimes it's a Mariachi band, others, one of the tech world's most important people wearing cool technology.More About: Google, Google glasse...
11:12 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 10 People Annoyed That Inauguration Poem Didnt Rhyme
Inaugural poet Richard Blanco is no Dr. Seuss.Twitter users were apparently expecting something like "Do you like green eggs and ham? Here's Obama with a yam." While Blanco has won accolades and award...
10:53 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Storify Loophole Publishes Private Facebook Updates
Your private Facebook statuses aren't as private as you thought -- when it comes to Storify.A vulnerability in the popular online content-curation platform allows individuals to pull and publish statu...
10:35 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Watch James Franco Read a Strange Inauguration Poem From His Bed
Earlier this month, President Obama chose the nation's fifth inaugural poet, Richard Blanco, to recite an original poem at Monday's inauguration ceremony. Yahoo News, however, commissioned its own ina...
10:26 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable How to Score a Job at Klout
Looking for a new job? We asked startup Klout about their openings, hiring process and perks. A few employees also revealed details about company culture.More About: Dream Job Series, job search, klou...
10:18 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable One Month Later, Facebook Poke Drops Out of Top 700 Apps
On Dec. 21, Facebook released Poke, a messaging app with a built-in self-destruct feature that was intended to take on Snapchat. Facebook Poke hit #1 on Apple's list of free apps in the U.S. the follo...
09:56 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Thats a Huge Bible, Joe Biden
Joe Biden's big Bible had Twitter distracted during the inauguration on Monday morning. The Bible measures five inches thick and has been in the Biden family since 1893, according to ABC News.That is ...
09:40 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your PC
When your PC starts its steady decline into sloth-like speeds, the first thing youd love to do (besides beating it Office Space-style) is head straight to the mall for a fancy new machine. But the rea...
09:35 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Amazon Woos Advertisers With What It Knows About Consumers
The e-commerce giant has the data that all advertisers want -- what millions of people are shopping for -- and now it plans to use it.More About: ad targeting, amazon, online advertising...
09:16 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Report: Samsung Exec Confirms Galaxy Note 8
A Samsung executive confirmed to a group of reporters that the company will unveil a smaller version of its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet at a trade show next month, a Korean news site reports. The new tabl...
09:14 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Samsung Goes After BlackBerry in New Ad
It looks like Samsung is turning its ad machine against a new competitor: RIM. In a new ad that aired during the NFC Championship game Sunday night, Samsung promoted its Galaxy Note II smartphone as "...
09:11 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Atari Files For Bankruptcy, Company Hopes to Remain Intact
Classic video game maker Atari filed for bankruptcy late Sunday night in an attempt to break away from its financially troubled French parent company.According to a press release from Atari, its Chapt...
09:10 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Photo Proves Reading and Love Are Fundamental
A photo of an elderly couple with flashcards has tugged on Internet users' heart strings after the story behind it was shared onlineThe man in the photo, named John, was sitting with his girlfriend, L...
08:49 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Giant Mars Crater May Have Once Been a Lake
New photos of a crater on Mars suggest water lurks under the planet's surface, hinting that life may have once lived there and could possibly still exist.More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, space...
08:47 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 13 Strategic Ways Businesses Can Use Coupon Codes
Scott Gerber is the founder of Young Entrepreneur Council, a non-profit that promotes youth entrepreneurship. The YEC recenty launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps million...
08:32 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Looking for a Job? 100+ Listings From Digitas and More
The Mashable job board is updated daily with great opportunities in tech, social media and advertising.More About: Feature, Jobs, jobs board, mashable jobs board...
08:28 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable RIM May License BlackBerry 10 to Other Manufacturers
Research in Motion could end up applying the Windows model of licensing its mobile operating system to other hardware manufacturers after BlackBerry 10 gets off the ground, the company's CEO told a Ge...
08:09 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Follow Barack Obamas Second Inauguration on Social Media
Barack Obama's second inauguration ceremony is set for Monday, Jan. 21 at approximately 11:30 a.m. ET. About 800,000 people have descended on Washington, D.C. to watch the president's ceremonial swear...
08:00 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Best YouTube Channels for Free Fitness Videos
1. BeFiT The BeFiT channel from Lionsgate offers new workouts every single weekday. Fitness trainers include Ji...
07:56 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Sonys Xperia Tablet Z 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 loop on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
07:47 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Rumor: Apple to Launch an iPhone With a 4.8-Inch Screen in 2013
Apple will launch not one, not two, but three new iPhones in 2013, one of which will have a 4.8-inch screen, a new rumor claims. According to the China Times, which cites sources from Apple's supply c...
07:29 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Space View of Pre-Inaguration Night Will Inspire You
From the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield snapped this picture of Washington D.C. as the city prepped for President Obama's inauguration.More About: astronaut, barack obama, Chris...
07:29 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Space View of Pre-Inauguration Night Will Inspire You
From the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield snapped this picture of Washington D.C. as the city prepped for President Obama's inauguration.More About: astronaut, barack obama, Chris...
06:02 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable RIM Renames BlackBerry App World to BlackBerry World, Promises Music and Videos
RIM has changed the name of its app store, BlackBerry App World, to BlackBerry World, promising new types of content, such as music and videos. The change comes days before the planned launch of RIM's...
04:53 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable HotelTonight Reaches 4 Million Downloads, Expands Further Into Europe
Last-minute hotel booking app HotelTonight has seen tremendous growth since its launch in January of 2011. The company announced Monday that it has reached four million downloads over the past 2 years...
03:09 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Sonys Xperia Tablet Z Is Extremely Thin and Light
Sony has launched a new flagship tablet in Japan: the 10.1 Xperia Tablet Z. The device is very thin and light for a tablet with a 10.1-inch screen: it is 6.9mm thick and weighs 495 grams. For comparis...
01:43 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Heres What Googles Eric Schmidt Said About North Korea
Not everyone was happy with Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's trip to North Korea or its secretive nature. Now we have details about what the whole thing was about. Schmidt posted on his Google...
12:09 pm GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable A Dogs Life: GoPro Camera Shows Canines Point-of-View
While GoPro action cameras are typically used to capture daredevil stunts, users have also filmed more mundane activities -- such as playing the trombone and spinning a hula hoop -- to give them a fre...
11:04 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Turn Your Smartphone Into a Rugged Camera With This G-Form Case
Smartphones and extreme sports are natural enemies, as bringing your prized iPhone on that mountain-biking trip is a surefire way to get it lost or broken.For this reason, thrill-seekers have often tu...
10:16 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Why The Guardian Is Forgoing Paywalls For Now
Following The New York Times' recent success, online paywalls (particularly the metered-access kind) have been popping up on newspaper websites across the globe. In the U.S. alone, nearly half of all ...
09:35 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Glorious Shake My Head Dad Moments
1. Disco Fieber Click here to view this gallery.Let's face it: Dads, while we love them, can be a little embar...
08:43 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. Robert E. Lee believed slavery to be a "moral & political evil." In an 1856 letter to his wife, the future Confederate general wrote:"In this enlightened age, there a...
07:59 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable An Appointment With Kim Dotcom
Paul Spain is the host of the weekly NZ Tech Podcast, one of New Zealand's leading locally produced podcasts and often appears on TV and video as a commentator on consumer and business technology topi...
07:33 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Connected Objects to Smarten Up Your Home
Ninja Blocks ($199) Kickstarter-funded Ninja Blocks are wirelessly connected mini-computers embedded with a range of sensors that can detect humidity, temperature, motio...
06:45 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable New York Times Travel Show Features Safaris, Solar Power and Cigar-Rolling
NYT Travel Show More than 500 destinations were on display at the New York Times Travel Show. Click here to view this gallery.Winter-weary New Yorkers took their dreams ...
05:59 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Target Skips Super Bowl Commercial in Favor of Mobile Game
On Feb. 3, big brands and their agencies will line up to compete for what they hope will be remembered as the best TV commercial for Super Bowl XLVII, spending tens of millions of dollars in the proce...
05:05 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Why Its OK to Fail at Kickstarter
Zach Supalla is founder and CEO of Spark, a hardware startup making products for the connected home, starting with connected lights. Zach has a background in product design and development, and he for...
04:18 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Australian Library Moves All Lance Armstrong Titles to Fiction Section
Following Lance Armstrong's doping confession to Oprah on Thursday, an Australian library has moved all books about the American cyclist from the nonfiction section to the fiction section. Manly Libra...
03:35 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Games You Should Play This Week
1. 10000000 For fans of puzzle games and dungeon crawlers, do yourself a favor and play 10000000 right now. This iOS game was just ported to PC and Mac through ...
03:09 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Kids Apps This Week
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02:22 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
This week's Viral Video Recap features the regular cast of entertaining characters.In this edition, we see Bad Lip Reading figure out what NFL coaches are yelling from the sidelines, The Slo Mo Guys s...
01:36 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Resume Killers: 3 Things That Will Get Your Resume Thrown in the Trash
You know all about getting your resume noticed. Clean layout! Accomplishments, not duties! But do you know what's on the flipside? What could you be doing that could cause recruiters to overlook your ...
01:06 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable This 7-Month-Old Has Mastered Gangnam Style Dance Moves
Think you've mastered the dance moves to "Gangnam Style" from international phenomenon Psy?This 7-month-old just might beat you in a dance-off. While the average baby this age is yet to master walking...
12:59 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable NASCAR Fans to Shape Race Through Mobile-App Voting
NASCAR enthusiasts will be able to take their fandom to a new level next for the 2013 season's first exhibition race by voting to determine what several elements of the race itself look like. More Abo...
12:37 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable See Jupiter and Moon Shine Dazzlingly Close Together Monday
Stargazers looking up as darkness falls on Monday (Jan. 21) will notice an eye-catching pairing-off between two of the brightest objects in the nighttime sky, weather permitting.The moon, appearing as...
12:31 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Double Comic Feature: Zuck and Users Weigh In on Facebook Graph Search
When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rolled out Facebook Graph Search this week, what was he really thinking? Our friends Nitrozac and Snaggy at The Joy of Tech were somehow able to eavesdrop on his dark...
12:03 am GMT - Mon, January 21, 2013
Mashable Watch President Obama Take the Oath of Office
President Barack Obama was sworn into office for his second term on Sunday, Jan. 20, by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.. The ceremony took place in the White House's Blue Room, where...
11:34 pm GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Starbucks Verismo Messes Up Your Name in the Comfort of Your Kitchen
We all know the drill at Starbucks -- we order drinks and get served lattes with awkward derivatives of our names scribbled on their paper cups.Saturday Night Live parodied the phenomenon in this sket...
10:49 pm GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable 9 Ways to Watch Obamas Inauguration Online
Barack Obama's second inauguration ceremony is happening Monday, Jan. 21 at 11:30 E.T, followed immediately by the inaugural parade, the commander-in-chief's ball and the inaugural ball. Looking for a...
10:01 pm GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Mocks 9-Year-Old Oscar Competition on SNL
In Silver Linings Playbook star Jennifer Lawrence's opening monologue on Saturday Night Live this weekend, she took material from her infamous Golden Globes moment when she said "I beat Meryl [Streep]...
10:01 pm GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Mocks Her 9-Year-Old Oscar Competition on SNL
In Silver Linings Playbook star Jennifer Lawrence's opening monologue on Saturday Night Live this weekend, she took material from her infamous Golden Globes moment when she said "I beat Meryl [Streep]...
09:11 pm GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable 12 Weirdest Things That Look Like U.S. Presidents
Can you tell the difference between James Polk and Franklin Pierce? Hmm, how about William McKinley and Calvin Coolidge? Fret not, novice presidential historian -- 200 years of men with powered wigs, ...
08:12 pm GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Recruit Top Talent During Rapid Growth
Looking for top talent for your startup can be challenging if your company is growing at a rapid pace. Startups may be strapped for the time it takes to fully understand new responsibilities cropping ...
10:12 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Wikileaks Says Aaron Swartz Was a Possible Source
In a series of tweets, Wikileaks claimed Saturday that late Internet activist and hacker Aaron Swartz was an ally and possible source for the organization.It also disclosed that Swartz, who committed ...
08:50 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Tablets Get Android Jelly Bean Upgrade
Two of Samsung's best-selling tablets, the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2, are finally getting the latest version of Google's Android 4.1 operating system, the so-called Jelly Bean version. But Sam...
08:04 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Napster Documentary Downloaded to Premiere at SXSW Film Fest
A new documentary on the rise and fall of Napster, the peer-to-peer file-sharing service that revolutionized the music industry, is set to debut at South by Southwest.Downloaded will have its world pr...
07:16 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable 38 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
Another busy week is wrapping up, and this weekend is the perfect time for catching up with all the news in social media and tech that you might have missed. With big announcements from Myspace and Fa...
06:30 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Minimalist Case Leaves Your iPhone 5 Nearly Naked
It's the iPhone-case equivalent of Jennifer Lopez's infamous green Versace dress at the 2000 Grammy Awards: barely there.The Radius is a minimalist covering that highlights the iPhone 5's design: "pre...
05:43 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Can Storify Publish Your Private Facebook Status Updates?
A woman claims users of the Storify app can bypass Facebook privacy settings. More About: facebook privacy settings, facebookp, online privacy, Storify...
04:57 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable 7 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
Temple Run 2 Imangi Studios released the sequel to its popular endless-runner game Temple Run this week, aptly named Temple Run 2. Currently available only for iOS devic...
04:14 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable 5 YouTube Channels to Learn Amazing Video Effects
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03:30 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Your AIDS Awareness Tweet Can Appear on a Times Square Billboard
Hoping to create an AIDS-free generation and raise awareness of HIV/AIDS, a new social-media campaign is displaying tweets on a Times Square billboard and in an interactive art installation in midtown...
02:44 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
1. Google Glass to Hit Developers' Hands This Month Google announced plans Tuesday to hold a "Glass Foundry" in San Francisco and New York in the coming weeks: Two full ...
01:58 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Kim Dotcoms Mega Now Open to Public
Kim Dotcom's long-anticpated 'Mega' file-sharing site is now open to the public. More About: Dropbox, file sharing, Kim Dotcom, megaupload, Small Business...
01:24 am GMT - Sun, January 20, 2013
Mashable Nasty Client Website Lets Businesses Review Customers
Think twice before skipping out on tipping your contractor, or else small businesses may end up blacklisting you.A former landscape company owner created NastyClient.com, a rating and review website t...
11:51 pm GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Bulgarian Assassination Attempt Caught on Video
Is this what an assassination looks like? If this assailant's gun had fired, yes. But Bulgarian politician Ahmed Dogan was unhurt after an as-yet-unnamed assailant rushed the stage and attempted to sh...
11:19 pm GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Lance Armstrong Movie in the Works
Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot, owned by J.J. Abrams, will produce a movie about cyclist Lance Armstrong's life. More About: Entertainment, films, lance armstrong, Oprah winfrey, paramount pictures...
11:10 pm GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Boeing 787 Dreamliner Uses the Most Flammable Battery on the Market
Boeing chose to use the most combustible of the standard lithium-ion chemistries on the market in its flagship 787 Dreamliner. The advanced aircraft is grounded around the world after a battery burst ...
10:18 pm GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable 100 Years of U.S. Presidential Inaugurations
On March 4, 1913, Woodrow Wilson took the oath of office. Nearly 100 years later, Barack Obama will take that same oath. The U.S. presidential inauguration looks a tad different than it did a century ...
09:27 pm GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Robot Fish Swims Long Distances for Underwater Research
A group of University of Michigan researchers have developed a robotic fish that, according to them, can swim practically indefinitely, gathering data on lakes and riverbeds. The robot is called Grace...
08:13 pm GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable The Ultimate Guide to Crushing Your Job Interview
If you want to really kill it in the interview, whether that interview is in-person or through online video, here are 4 things you need to think about.More About: contributor, Feature, interview, job ...
09:48 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable First Grader Becomes Youngest Person to Ever Develop a Mobile Game
Remember the name Zora Ball. At seven years old, she's the youngest person to ever create a mobile game app, which was unveiled at the University of Pennsylvania's Bootstrap Expo last month.Zora used ...
09:32 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable NHL GameCenter App Is a Hockey Fans Best Friend
NHL GameCenter lets hockey fans get more than their full share of hockey during the lockout-shortened 2013 season. More About: NHL, Sports...
09:21 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Facebook Messengers New Calling Feature
On Wednesday Facebook added the ability to make voice calls to its stand-alone Messenger app. The feature is only available for iPhone users, and only works if both the caller and the recipient have ...
09:06 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable 11 Pets With Real-Life Careers
1. Monkey Waiters Kayabukiya Tavern, a restaurant in Japan, employs macaques, certified by authorities to work as waiters. Aside from wearing little outfits, they serve...
08:44 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Carbon Fiber: The Secret of the 2014 Corvette Stingray
The Corvette has been redesigned only six times since its debut 50 years ago, so for the seventh version that it unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show this week, GM brought to bear some of its most advanc...
08:27 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Pandora Listeners Created 1.6 Billion Stations in 2012
2012 was a busy year for Pandora.Pandora users created over 1.6 billion stations over the course of 2012, and listened to over 1 million different songs by over 100,000 different artists. All that ad...
08:02 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Never Forget This High-Tech, Naked Privacy Violation
Farewell, then, Rapiscan machines at airports. It's been genuinely horrible to know you (or rather to not know you, hidden TSA agents in back rooms). If we see invasive public technology of your kind ...
08:02 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Never Forget This Naked Privacy Violation
Farewell, then, Rapiscan machines at airports. It's been genuinely horrible to know you (or rather to not know you, hidden TSA agents in back rooms). If we see invasive public technology of your kind ...
07:49 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Armstrong Says Infamous Yellow Jersey Tweet Was a Mistake
In Part 2 of Oprah Winfrey's exclusive interview with Lance Armstrong, the disgraced athlete said a defiant tweet he posted last fall was a "mistake."After the USADA stripped the seven-time Tour de Fr...
07:10 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Instagram Is About to Start Sharing Your Data With Facebook
The revised Instagram Privacy Policy and Terms of Service finally kick in on Saturday -- and in case you missed it, the part where the service said it might sell your photos to advertisers has been re...
06:39 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Google+ Communities: A Beginners Guide
On Google+, users have the ability to manipulate their circles to control the groups of people and brands they receive information and content from, but there's no guarantee those brands or users...
06:06 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Nike+ FuelBand Integrates With Lose It! App
Nike+ FuelBand is partnering with the popular calorie tracking app Lose It!, it was announced on Friday. Now, people who wear the Nike+ FuelBand can see their activity on the Lose It! app. T...
05:58 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable This Is How Astronauts Clip Their Fingernails in Space
Chris Hadfield, of the Canadian Space Agency, gives the one-two on how to best cut your fingernails in space. More About: diy, International Space Station, space, videos, Watercooler...
05:27 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Wi-Fi Smart Scale Lets Parents Monitor Weight of Infants and Kids
Childhood obesity has tripled in the U.S. since 1980 for children and teenagers ages 6-19. Now, the CDC reports approximately 17% of children and adolescents ages 2-19 years old are obese. One way you...
05:08 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Musician Literally Wins Fight for Your Right to Party
Did you know that someone has literally been fighting for your right to party? Or for legal use of the term "power hour," anyway. It's commonly known as a drinking game, during which players take one ...
04:46 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Stream Radio Stations From Around the World
Tunein is an app that streams radio stations from around the world. One this episode of the Valley Girl Show, CEO Jon Dunham talks the future of radio.More About: internet radio, startup, valleygirltv...
04:28 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Watch First Trailer for Twilight Competitor Beautiful Creatures
The first trailer for supernatural romance flick "Beautiful Creatures" has arrived, and people are continuing to pit the film against the "Twilight" saga.More About: Entertainment, films, Movies...
04:13 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Windows 8 Will Cost You $120 After Jan. 31
Microsoft launched Windows 8 in the fall with attractive pricing -- just $39.99 for Windows 7, Vista or XP users -- but come February the price goes up. Way up.After the promotional upgrade offer ends...
03:43 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Funny or Die Takes on Teo in eHarmony Ad Parody
As the strange story of Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o and his fictional dead girlfriend unfolds -- and becomes even more complicated and bizarre -- jokes about the incident continue to bubble up...
03:20 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Go Home, Folks Joe Biden Won the Internet Today
Joe Biden's TransAm driving, f-bomb-dropping alter ego made an appearance on Reddit Friday afternoon for an Ask Me Anything (AMA) sesh with the people.More About: Joe Biden, reddit, Watercooler...
03:06 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable NHL + Muppets Make New SportsCenter Ad One Big Win
Henrik Lundqvist and the Swedish Chef team up to make a stupendous "SportsCenter" ad just in time for the new NHL season. More About: muppets, Sports...
02:54 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Alicia Keys Will Perform National Anthem at Super Bowl
CBS and NFL have tapped singer-songwriter Alicia Keys to sing the "Star-Spangled Banner" before kick-off at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Feb. 3. Her pre-game performance will be broadcast global...
02:35 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Kim Dotcoms Mega Begins Early Rollout
Kim Dotcom's new service Mega has started to roll out for early-access users, revealing a wide-array of ambitious features and the service's premium prices, as reported by TechCrunch.Mega is the new v...
02:24 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Teo'd: Baseball Star Shares His Own Catfishing Tale
Catfishing -- which has ruined the name of college football star Manti Te'o -- may be more common than we thought, according to this baseball star's story. More About: Sports...
02:23 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Take an Incredible Birds-Eye Tour of Manhattan
Tour New York City from a unique aerial perspective with this panoramic photo project. More About: 360 panorama, new york city, photography, videos, websites...
02:15 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Did Glee Rip Off Web Musician Jonathan Coulton?
Musician Jonathan Coulton claims Fox's teen musical drama Glee borrowed heavily from his own music for an upcoming episode -- without notifying him.Coulton, famous for releasing geeky songs online und...
02:09 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Lawrence Lessig Responds to Aaron Swartzs Prosecutor
Internet guru and academic Lawrence Lessig wrote a new blog post, sharing his feelings a week after Aaron Swartz's death and addressing Swartz's prosecutor's statement."Why was he being charged with 1...
01:46 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Seamless Shares Bizarre Special Requests From Flu Sufferers
Living in a big city means germs bombard you in every subway car, taxi and cramped elevator. Seriously, urban air is like 7.6 percent phlegm -- ask science.While calling a city home means more people ...
01:31 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable Winter Warmers: 10 Gadgets to Keep You Cozy
1. Marshmallow Out USB Foot Warmers We can't imagine a cuter way to warm your tootsies than these fun slippers.Cost: $34.99Image courtesy of Mod ClothClick here to view ...
12:54 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable What Is Internet Freedom Day?
Friday, Jan. 18 marks the one year anniversary of the technology community's Internet blackout over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its sister bill, the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). SOPA was intended ...
12:22 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable A Log-in Finger Ring? Google Working on Password Alternatives
Consider logging into Gmail with a high-tech ring worn on your finger or a key card that plugs into your computer's USB port.More About: Google, passwords, privacy, security...
12:15 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable MashTags: Tweet Us Your Funniest #WebMusicals
If life is a song and all of us live online, what exactly would the musical be like?Would a Keanu Reeves-like figure belt out "Good Morning, Interwebs" with the same amount of pep as the first scene o...
12:11 am GMT - Sat, January 19, 2013
Mashable 1 Million Facebook Likes Can Get You Laid
It turns out getting a million Likes on Facebook may be as simple as asking for them. At least, that's what two friends in Norway took away from the triumphant run of the photo of siblings asking for...
11:57 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable iPad Readers Guaranteed First Access to Some Hearst Magazines
iPad owners are now getting more than just bells and whistles tacked on to some of their favorite magazines -- they're also getting issues of those magazines first.As first uncovered by The Loop, Appl...
11:39 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Al Gore Just Got $29.5 Million of Apple Stock For an Insanely Great Discount
Gore exercised options to purchase $29.5 million worth of Apple stock for just about $441,000. More About: al gore, apple, stocks...
11:06 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Scientist Proposes to Girlfriend in Amazing Northern Lights Time-Lapse Video
Dazzling green, purple and turquoise auroras glimmer in the sky over Iceland while a man proposes to his girlfriend in a new time-lapse video.Neuroscientist Alex Rivest shot the amazing aurora time-la...
10:48 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Ermahgerd! R. L. Stine Talks Gersberms
Please don't tweet Goosebumps author R. L. Stine about the Ermahgerd meme. We know you want to share your knowledge of web culture with the master of children's horror fiction, but R. L. is hip to you...
10:25 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Why Your Mind Is the Most Powerful Thing in the Universe
Looks like Thomas the Tank Engine had the right idea all along. "I think I can" may be the best way to mentally achieve world domination. According to ASAP Science, each thought we have can actually c...
10:06 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable 6 Gmail Labs That Will Make Your Life Easier
First, Find Labs in Settings Open the settings in Gmail by clicking on the sprocket icon in the upper right-hand corner of your inbox window. You'll see "Labs" near the ...
10:06 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Interactive Map Shows Worldwide Foursquare Check-In Data
Foursquare introduced a mapping feature on Thursday called Foursquare Explore that makes it easier to visualize check-in activity around the world. The black-and-white interactive map lets Foursquare ...
09:51 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable 4 Features Every Brands App Should Have
Joe Chernov is the VP of marketing for Kinvey, a mobile back-end as a service startup in Cambridge, Mass. Joe joined Kinvey from Eloqua, where he served as VP of content marketing. The Content Marketi...
09:49 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Congresswoman: Aarons Law to Honor Aaron Swartz Is Only the Beginning
'Aaron's Law' is just the beginning of a more exhaustive reform of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a law being used to prosecute Internet activist and hacker Aaron Swartz, said Democratic Cal...
09:40 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Lance Armstrong in 2001 Nike Ad: What Am I On?
"This is my body, and I can do whatever I want to it." Lance Armstrong spoke those ambiguous words in a 2001 Nike commercial that has resurfaced after the disgraced cyclist admitted to doping in an in...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable 21-Year-Old With Stutter Wows American Idol Judges
"American Idol" capped its two-night season 12 premiere with Lazaro Arbos, a 21-year-old with a speech impediment. His stutter disappears when he sings. More About: american idol, keith urban, mariah ...
09:28 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Google to Spend $1 Billion on UK Headquarters
As one IT giant stumbles, another one rises. Reuters reports that Google is investing $1 billion in its new UK headquarters, just as Sony announced it would be selling its NYC headquarters for $1.1 bi...
09:06 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable I Have a Dream Posted in Defiance of Copyright for Internet Freedom Day
As Friday marks one year since the Stop Online Piracy Act was shelved, some Internet activists are marking the date by declaring "Internet Freedom Day." How does one celebrate Internet Freedom Day? Fi...
08:46 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable NASA Beams Mona Lisa to the Moon
Call it the ultimate in high art: Using a well-timed laser, NASA scientists have beamed a picture of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, to a powerful spacecraft orbiting the moon, marking...
08:31 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable VC Funding Declined For First Time in 3 Years
Startups in the U.S. had a tougher time getting funding in 2012 than the year before, a new report suggests.VCs invested $26.5 billion in just under 3,700 deals last year, a 10% decline in funding dol...
08:08 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Sisters With Viral Facebook Campaign Pick Their Puppy
Just two days after a pair of sisters launched a Facebook campaign to convince their father to get a puppy, the girls posted a video of their new dog.More About: Facebook, Viral...
07:52 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Obama Is All Smiles in New Official Portrait
Photo courtesy of Flickr, Pete Souza/The White HouseIt's a little-known fact that President Barack Obama and official White House photographer Pete Souza made a bit of history in 2009 by releasing the...
07:14 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable iPad Production Slows, Is iPad Mini to Blame?
Sharp has cut production of 9.7-inch iPads possibly to accommodate increasing demand for the iPad Mini, according to a report.Reuters reports that production at Sharp's Kameyama plant in Japan is now ...
06:35 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Why Being Young Doesnt Make You a Social Media Expert
Your kids were born and raised with technology -- but does that make them exempt from a lesson on digital etiquette? More About: contributors, digital dilemmas, digital natives, Feature, parenting...
05:15 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Check Out the Sports Floor From the Future
The floors on a German school basketball court just got smarter.More About: basketball, germany, led...
04:54 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Google+ iOS App Arrives in 48 More Countries
Google has made its iOS application for Google+ available in 48 new countries and territories. The full list of new countries is as follows: Albania, Anguilla, Barbados, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, B...
03:12 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable How Tennis Star John Isner Aces Social Media
John Isner is six-foot-nine, America’s best tennis player and holds the world record for longest match ever played. Other than that, he’s not so different from the rest of us — espec...
01:31 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Sony to Sell Its New York Headquarters for $1.1 Billion
Sony Corporation of America (a subsidiary of Sony Corporation) is selling its U.S. headquarters building in New York City to a consortium led by The Chetrit Group, the company has announced. The price...
12:16 pm GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable New Video Recounts Historic Landing on Saturns Moon Titan
Eight years ago this week, a European mission went where no one, or probe, had gone before, Saturn's huge moon Titan.More About: ESA, NASA, saturn, space, Titan...
09:51 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable This Gadget Knows When to Replace Your Running Shoes
Your feet take a lot of stress. By the time you reach the age of 50, most people have walked 75,000 miles -- perhaps many more if you're a runner. Having the right running shoes is important for the h...
09:12 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Hubble to Look Deeper into the Cosmos
The Hubble Space Telescope's iconic "Deep Field" photo wowed the world in 1996 by revealing a huge collection of galaxies hiding inside a patch of the sky that looked like nothing more than blank spac...
08:35 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Lance Armstrong Interview Gets Mixed Reviews on Social Media
Part one of Oprah Winfrey's exclusive 90-minute interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong aired online and on Oprah's cable channel OWN Thursday night -- and Armstrong's performance appeared to...
08:35 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Lance Armstrong Interview Stirs Outrage on Social Media
Part one of Oprah Winfrey's exclusive interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong aired online and on Oprah's cable channel OWN Thursday night -- and Armstrong's performance appeared to win over ...
08:13 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Mystery Online Theft Operation Red October is Winding Down
The mysterious global cyber espionage operation known as "Red October" appears to be ending. After being revealed by online security giant Kaspersky Labs on Monday, the operation is being dismantled, ...
07:24 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Facebook Lost 1.4 Million Users. Does That Matter?
You've probably heard that "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing." It's fair to say the English poet who first wrote that wasn't thinking about social network usage data. Still, in an age when we'r...
06:51 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable This Alarm Clock Will Shock You Out of Bed
How many times do you press snooze in the morning? Five more minutes often turns into an hour, and it's hard to say no to the allure of being wrapped in a blanket burrito. India-based designer Sankalp...
06:22 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable FAA Grounds All Boeing 787 Dreamliners
The Federal Aviation Administration grounded on Wednesday all Boeing 787 Dreamliners operating in the United States following a string of malfunctions that have plagued the new model aircraft. 787s ar...
06:00 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Photo Captures Life-Saving Moment for Woman on Subway Tracks
A woman in New York came just feet from getting hit by a train on the city's subway tracks. A photo of the incident shot by a straphanger on the platform, and then captured by Humans of New York, has ...
05:37 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable How to Watch Oprahs Lance Armstrong Interview Online
Before Manti Te'o girlfriend-gate came along, sports fans were captivated this week by the build-up to cyclist Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah Winfrey, expected to be a watershed moment in the ...
05:03 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Things We Learned From Facebooks Graph Search
People Who Like Star Wars Like KFC According to Facebook, the majority of people who like Star Wars on the site also like KFC. Star wars lovers are also fans of Dairy Qu...
05:01 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Things That Werent Exactly What You Thought
So, the college football world got Catfish'd by the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax. If you too have suffered the experience of being epically duped, you're probably just relieved it didn't play out in fro...
04:36 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Playboy Fined $160,000 for Not Restricting Children From Online Porn
Playboy is being slammed for failing to keep children away from hardcore porn on two of its websites. Ofcom, the UK's communications regulator and competition authority, fined the company £100,00...
04:18 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable The Risk of Handing Over Your Genome
Researchers found they could tie peoples identities to supposedly anonymous genetic data by cross-referencing it with information available online.More About: DNA, genetics, Genome, privacy, Science...
04:00 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable How to End the iPhone vs. Android Debate
"My screen's bigger." "Mine's got more memory." "Mine has a faster processor." "Steve Jobs could balance the world on his nose." "Google is God." ... blah, blah, blah. The iPhone versus Android debate...
03:50 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Temple Run 2 Is Necessary and Beautiful
Title Screen Welcome to 'Temple Run 2,' released a little more than a year after the original blockbuster game.Click here to view this gallery.While many may say, "if it...
03:24 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable How the World Consumes Social Media
If Pinky and the Brain taught us one thing, it's that taking over the world is difficult. But then again, social media makes it look pretty easy.Over the past decade social media usage has been one of...
03:15 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Enjoy the Sundance Film Festival From Afar
The 10-day Sundance Film Festival kicked off this week. For those of you who aren't attending the festival, here are ways you can get your fix online.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, films, Mov...
02:55 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Ugh, Teen Squirrels These Days
Is laziness even a thing in the animal kingdom? We're guessing not so much.More About: animals, comics, humor...
02:50 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Will RIMs Battle for Survival Be Fought Overseas?
There may be some light at the end of the tunnel for Research In Motion after all. The BlackBerry maker, whose market share and revenues have been in free fall, still has hope in overseas markets, whe...
02:33 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Cyanide & Happiness Rejects TV Deal, Turns to Kickstarter
Cyanide & Happiness won't be coming to a television near you.The creators behind the popular webcomic announced that they walked away from a potential deal with a cable network to turn their webc...
02:20 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Instagram Now Has 90 Million Monthly Active Users, Up 10% From December
So much for reports that Instagram is suffering from an exodus of users. Instagram revealed Thursday that it now has 90 million monthly active users. That's up 10% from the same period a month ago, ac...
02:09 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Sassy Quotes From Birthday Bro Ben Franklin
1. @TARiley89 Click here to view this gallery.To quote a venerable man, "It's all about the Benjamins, baby." The phrase is especially poignant today, on Benjamin Frank...
01:57 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable This Shows Why Dating in the 1980s Was Terrible
The next time you find yourself grumbling while browsing eHarmony, take a second to reflect back on a time before online dating, when you couldn't stalk potential dates on Facebook. That scary time wa...
01:52 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Heres Why Michelle Obama Has 2 Twitter Accounts
Michelle Obama started a new Twitter account Thursday -- @FLOTUS -- racking up 25,000 followers in a few hours' time. But wait, you may be thinking. Didn't Michelle Obama already have a Twitter accoun...
01:32 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable SmallNest App Helps Parents Keep Track of Breastfeeding
Being a new parent is challenging enough with the lack of sleep and caring for a little one around the clock. And for many mothers, breastfeeding doesn't always come easily. A new app aims to make tha...
01:29 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter Adds Adobe Social, Visible Technologies as Partners
Twitter has added nine new partners to its Certified Products Program, which provides Twitter-based products and services for businesses. The new partners include Shoutlet, Spredfast, Sprout Social, A...
01:18 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable RIP LinkedIn Answers
LinkedIn will pull the plug on LinkedIn Answers, its Quora-like Q&A service, on Jan. 31.The company sent an email to LinkedIn users on Thursday explaining the move. A LinkedIn rep sent the follow...
01:13 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable How Well Do You Know Ryan Lochte?
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has become many things: medalist, sunglasses designer, artist, activist and strong advocate for peeing in the pool.How well do you know Lochte? The swimmer hosted a Twitter...
01:08 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Rape Suspect Posts Im About to Get Shot Before Police Kill Him
A rape suspect posted a Facebook message saying he was about to get shot before being shot and killed by police Thursday."Well folkes im about to get shot. Peace," read the message from Eric Lee Ramse...
12:51 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable SportsNetworker Founder Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Got a question for Howes? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live.Lewis Howes, a former two sport All-American and current world record holding athlete, has graced lists such as Details' "5...
12:41 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Disney Infinity Wants to Make Playtime Digital: Will it Succeed?
Disney Infinity is more than just a new game, it's a new business and merchandising model from Disney Interactive.One part Minecraft, two parts Skylanders, with dashes of Club Penguin and Mario Paint,...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable The Manti Teo Saga Is Even Weirder Than We Thought
The Manti Te'o-Lennay Kekua story gets stranger and stranger, but we may have more answers soon. More About: Sports...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Inflatable Earbuds Aim for Apple Debut
An earpiece that inflates like a tiny airbag inside human ears creates the perfect fit for music-listening experience and it may soon be in Apple stores.More About: apple, earbuds, Headphones...
12:10 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Storybook App Helps Kids Overcome Needle Phobia
No one likes a trip to the doctor. Triple that dread if you're a child-turned-banshee once a needle comes into the picture. There's an app for that, and just in time for flu season. Healthline Network...
12:05 am GMT - Fri, January 18, 2013
Mashable Google CEO Says Facebook Is Doing a Really Bad Job With Its Products
"They're a company that's strong in [the social] space," Page said of Facebook during an interview. "But they're also doing a really bad job on their products."More About: Google, larry page...
11:53 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Can a Smartphone App Really Detect Skin Cancer?
Your smartphone may be great for getting the latest movie listings and even providing directions to get you to the theater, but how well can it help you detect skin cancer? Not so well, according to ...
11:39 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable The Manti Teo Lesson: We Are All Catfish
The Manti Te'o story reminds us that, in the 21st Century, facts and identity are very slippery things. Is the search for truth doomed?More About: college, hoax...
11:20 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Hell Freezes Over as Rolling Stone Finally Releases iPad App
Magazine publisher Wenner Media dismissed the idea of tablet publishing two years ago, but today it launched an iPad app for music magazine Rolling Stone.More About: ipad app, magazines, rolling stone...
11:02 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Wrangler Introduces Moisturizing Jeans
Skip the body moisturizer -- If you're suffering from dry legs this winter season, you may want to pick up a pair of Wrangler's Denim Spa Jeans.The skinny-style jeans have been treated with hydrating ...
10:54 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Fake an Internet Girlfriend Better Than Manti Teo
Just because Manti Te'o couldn't fake a girlfriend doesn't mean you can't. There are lots ways to conjure a seemingly real lover online. Here's how.More About: college football, fake profiles, hoaxes,...
10:45 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable The New MySpace: Music Meets Social, Done Right
The New MySpace: Opening Screen MySpace is all-new, and it's all about making music social. The new site is backed by Justin Timberlake and incorporates many elements of...
10:38 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Watch Every Presidents Inauguration Since Reagan in 36 Seconds
Need a quick hit of presidential history to help get you in the mood for President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony on Monday? Then you'll love this C-SPAN clip, which compresses the inaugurations...
10:27 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable King Overtakes Zynga To Become Number One in Facebook Gaming
King.com is now number one when it comes to Facebook games. The company has overtaken Zynga for top honors on the social network, with three of its games making Facebook's top 10 in January.In the #1 ...
10:23 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Pretty Girls Reveal Their Ugly Faces Online
Photos courtesy of Reddit, whorecornerClick here to view this gallery.We can't all be supermodels -- you gotta work with what the universe gave you. Nevertheless, it's...
10:15 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Michelle Obama Has a New Twitter Account
Michelle Obama has a new Twitter account: @FLOTUS, which stands for "first lady of the United States." @FLOTUS has 5,000 followers as of press time, but that's sure to rise quickly. @FLOTUS is managed...
10:12 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable #Teoing: Manti Teo's Invisible Girlfriend Sparks New Photo Trend
"me & my girl" Image courtesy of @MichaelYoClick here to view this gallery.When Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's touching story about his girlfriend's illness and d...
10:01 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Should You Believe Company Reviews?
Before you go down the rabbit hole of online reviews, here are some tips for incorporating them into your job search and your ultimate employment decisions.More About: company reviews, interview, job ...
09:55 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable This App Deletes Your Personal Information From the Web
It's nearly impossible to fully delete yourself from the Internet, but a new app from online privacy startup Abine says it will significantly cut down on your online footprint.More About: apps, privac...
09:36 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Ravens Fans Parody Call Me Maybe With Bring on Brady
It's AFC Championship time, and as the Baltimore Ravens prepare to battle the New England Patriots, fans get creative to prove hometown loyalty. A few musically-inclined fans have decided that the imm...
09:10 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Aaron Swartzs Prosecutor: I Wasnt Seeking Maximum Sentence
U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, the leading prosecutor in the case against the late hacker and activist Aaron Swartz, said in a statement released late Wednesday that she would have recommended to the jud...
08:57 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Lenovo Releases ThinkPad Chromebook for Schools
Lenovo is launching its latest laptop model for schools that will now run Google's operating instead of one from Microsoft. The rugged ThinkPad X131e Chromebook was designed with school administrators...
08:39 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable 9 Friends Don Tuxedoes for Epic 30-Day Vacation
Have you ever daydreamed with your best friends about the epic adventures you should go on, once you get the chance?Most of these fantasy trips never make it out of the imagination, but nine determine...
08:33 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable How the Tesla Electric Car Actually Works
The Tesla electric car is celebrated by car enthusiasts and Silicon Valley techies alike, but somewhat mysterious to the average Joe. Here's how it works. More About: cars, features, mashable, Tesla, ...
08:30 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Check Out American Airlines New Logo
American Airlines on Thursday rolled out a new logo and a new look for its planes. The design, via TristanGatsbyMace, presents a more streamlined and airy look than in the past. The airline told USA T...
08:14 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Bobby Flay Takes His Cooking Mantras Online in Web Series
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay is taking healthy-living mantras he popularized on TV and transforming them into sharable nuggets online with "Bobby Flay Fit."More About: Bobby Flay, cooking, entertaiment, ...
08:05 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Yelp to Add Health Scores for Restaurants in San Francisco, New York
If you live in New York or San Francisco, it's about to get even easier to find health information for restaurants in your city.Yelp, the popular business review website, announced Thursday that it ha...
07:51 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable The Internet In 2012: 634 Million Websites, 2.4 Billion Users
The folks from uptime monitoring company Royal Pingdom have assembled a gargantuan list of various internet-related stats from 2012, and it's a very interesting read. Though we've seen nearly all of t...
07:25 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Star Wars Technologies We Actually Want
1. Androids Yes, androids are dangerous, they'll inevitably revolt and kill us all, blah blah blah. But let's not forget the true heroes of Star Wars -- C-3PO and R2-D2....
07:23 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable GoDaddy Websites Now For Sale at OfficeMax
OfficeMax has partnered with GoDaddy to help small businesses set up shop on the web.Starting Thursday, the office supply chain will offer "GoDaddy website bundles" including domains, website design a...
06:17 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable LG Already Sold 300 Giant Ultra HD TVs at $22,000 Apiece
If you thought no one would dish out $22,000 for LG's brand new 84-inch, 4K TV set, you were wrong. In fact, Chosun Ilbo claims LG has already sold 300 units in Korea.Though it's not the most expensiv...
04:54 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable AT&T Reportedly Looking to Expand to Europe 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...
03:41 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Sleep Gadget Simulates Sunrise and Sunset to Help You Rest Better
Waking up to the insistent beep of an alarm clock can quickly lead to the throbbing pain of a headache. One gadget aims to make mornings easier by simulating sunrise for a more natural wake-up call. ...
02:58 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable U.S. Employee Outsourced His Job to China, Watched Cat Videos Instead
Nowadays, sneaking in a personal call or quick browse through Facebook during work is typical on-the-job behavior. But what if you abandoned work completely and outsourced your job to, say, China?That...
01:56 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Apple Lets Online Buyers in China Pay in Two-Year Installments
Apple started offering installment payment plans in its China web shop, letting buyers pay for iPhones, iPads and Macbooks over the course of 2 years, Bloomberg reported. The deal is valid for owners ...
12:57 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Waldo Who? Instagram Dog Makes it All About Finding Momo
Instagram users have their noses pressed up to their smartphone screens trying to spot the app's most elusive dog. Momo the border collie and his talent for blending in to scenery has made #FindMomo t...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Bird Singing Dubstep Is Feathered Skrillex
Move over, Skrillex. One bird is giving the dubstep king some competition with his fat, feathery beats. In a 45-second YouTube video, Harvey the cockatiel tweets out heavy bass and energetic whirrs th...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Pokkis Start Button for Windows 8 Gets Even Better
When Windows 8 launched last year, Pokki came out with an app that brought the familiar Start menu back to the operating system.Now that Windows 8 has been out for a while, Pokki is updating the Pokki...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Temple Run 2 Swings Onto App Store
The sequel to the explosively popular Temple Run is out Thursday morning for iPhone and iPad. Temple Run took players on a jungle adventure as they attempted to escape from a horde of demonic monkeys...
09:02 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Russian Railways Sues Apple for Trademark Infringement
Apple has been slammed with another suit, this time by Russian Railways, which claims the hardware giant has infringed on its trademark.The Russian company is seeking $65,000 compensation for use of i...
07:57 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable This App Turns Your Phone Into a Virtual Urgent Care Center
It's flu season and chances are you know someone who's coughing and sneezing their way through it right now. For many people, especially those who are away from their regular doctor for whatever reas...
06:51 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable AT&T Allows More FaceTime Except for Unlimited Customers
AT&T is allowing more iOS users to place FaceTime calls over its network for no additional charge.Previously only available for customers with Mobile Share plans and those using an LTE device on ...
06:22 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Could Online Education Be the End of the Typical College Experience?
No one ever recalls their online education experience with as much fondness as those remembering their college dorm years. San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif., is piloting a new program to o...
06:14 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Create a Fake Girlfriend on Facebook for Just $39.99
Valentine's Day is approaching and it's just not the time of year that you want to be alone. And, sure, you could bring back that made-up gal-pal you bragged about around space camp back in the day, b...
05:38 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Top Apps for College Students Studying Abroad
As spring semester begins at colleges across the country, students are boarding planes for study abroad programs. Spring is the most popular semester for study abroad, according to GoAbroad.com. And t...
05:04 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable See the Coolest Feature of the 2014 Corvette Stingray
The 2014 Corvette brings many new features to the design of the iconic sports car: muscular lines, carbon-fiber parts and redesigned tail lights to name a few. But the most head-turning feature may be...
04:29 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Notre Dame Star Teo's Dead Girlfriend Was Social Media Hoax
A touching story that that captivated the sports world last fall was an elaborate social media-fueled hoax involving Notre Dame star Manti Te'o. More About: college sports, Sports...
04:22 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable KUBI Tablet Stand Makes Video Calls Less Awkward
Telepresence allows people to connect and communicate with others around the world. If you're using a tablet, you know the difficulties of maneuvering and angling to squeeze everyone in on the confer...
04:17 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable 250,000 Social Media Users in U.S. Said They Got the Flu
If you came down with the flu in the last six weeks -- and mentioned the fact on Twitter or Facebook -- you're not alone. Since the beginning of December, there have been 626,379 mentions of flu on th...
04:03 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Hottest Buzzwords of 2013 Get Illustrated on This Tumblr
Collaborative Consumption "Collaborative consumption is a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks. Websites like Airbnb,...
03:57 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Largest Structure in Universe Discovered by Scientists
Scientists have discovered a quasar group, or LQG, measuring 4 billion light-years wide -- the 'largest structure in the universe.'More About: discovery, Newsy, report, space, videos...
03:49 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable This Is CES 2013 in 50 Seconds
The trade show was big, loud, crazy, fun, star-studded and, surprisingly, can all be squished down into just under one minute.More About: CES, CES 2013...
03:42 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Twitter Opening Office in Brazil to Compete With Facebook and Google
Brazil is social media-obsessed: It's home to more than 65 million Facebook users, more than 40 million Twitter users and 29 million users on Orkut, a Google-owned service that predates Google Plus. F...
03:30 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Samuel L. Jackson Covers a Taylor Swift Song
Ever wonder what it would be like to be broken up with by Samuel L. Jackson?It would hurt, but it would sound great, as witnessed by Jackson's on-air cover of Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting...
03:27 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Can a Parental Notification App End Distracted Teen Driving?
Texting and driving is a serious problem among teenagers in the United States. In fact, according to a study, one in four teens respond to texts at their wheels, and 30 percent read messages while on ...
03:16 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Call Friends for Free With Facebooks Messenger App
Now you can call your Facebook friends for free -- if youre an iPhone user, that is. The company has rolled out a new feature in the U.S. that allows Facebook Messenger app users to place voice calls ...
03:10 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Afghan Students Sneak Prank Names Into Apple Maps
We've all seen that Apple Maps is a far cry from perfect, but the Wall Street Journal's Kabul bureau chief may have just discovered some of its most amusing glitches while browsing on his iPad.Yarosla...
03:08 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable New York City Parking Signs Take a Cue From Twitter
Parallel parking is no easy feat, let alone doing it in New York City. Anyone who's tried to park in Manhattan can attest to the impossibly narrow lanes and no-nonsense pedestrians. Design firm Pentag...
02:54 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Lets! Get! Weird! Workaholics Before They Were Stars
1. "Wizards Never Die" Click here to view this gallery.These throwback videos show what the cast of Comedy Cen...
02:50 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable 21 Amazingly Nerdy Nail Art Designs
1. Robot Photo courtesy of Flickr, borispumpsClick here to view this gallery.Nail art has been around for centuries, but the trend has gained widespread popularity over ...
02:40 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Obama Calls Out Video Games in Gun Violence Address
President Barack Obama suggested more research needed to be done on the affect of video games and other "violent media" on children during his Wednesday morning address detailing his plan for lowering...
02:32 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Still Wondering What Adaptive Design is? This Website Will Help
Liquid "Liquid (also called "Fluid") is characterized by scaling the width of parts of the design relative to the window. It tends to fail when the window is much smalle...
02:04 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Dad Uses Vacuum to Create Daughters Perfect Ponytail
Getting yourself ready is challenging enough sometimes. For families on the go, making sure everyone is dressed and ready can feel nearly impossible.Luckily, one very clever father has figured out a w...
01:44 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Inside NASAs Deal for Inflatable Space Station Room
NASA and a commercial spaceflight company inked a new deal to add a privately built module to the International Space Station.More About: International Space Station, NASA, space...
01:27 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable How Facebook Graph Search Could Disrupt Online Dating
When Mark Zuckerberg set out to build Facebook in the fall of 2003, he was still trying to figure out exactly what the website should be. One conclusion he arrived at pretty early on was that it shoul...
01:17 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Mashable Editor Penning Star Wars Book
Ever wonder how Star Wars got so big? Chris Taylor's upcoming book, "How Star Wars Conquered the Universe" aims to tell the tale.More About: Star Wars...
01:00 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With SportsNetworker Founder Lewis Howes
Streaming live on Mashable, SportsNetworker founder Lewis Howes will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Jan. 17. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab...
12:56 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable The Letters Kids Wrote to Obama About Gun Control
Here are copies of the original letters from three children who wrote to President Obama about taking action on gun violence. More About: barack obama, gun control, Kids...
12:55 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Aarons Law Proposed on Reddit in Honor of Aaron Swartz
The law that was used to prosecute Internet freedom activist and hacker Aaron Swartz could be amended in the near future -- at least that's what Democratic California Rep. Zoe Lofgren wants. Lofgren ...
12:49 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Google Grants $3.7 Million to Civic Innovation and Open Data Projects
Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google, announced it's funding two new tech projects on Wednesday, one to encourage civic innovation and the other to open government data. The larger of the two g...
12:42 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Hey Facebook, Rename Graph Search With One of These Suggestions
Although Facebook's new internal search system is a huge step forward for the company, we hate the name. More About: Facebook, Graph Search...
12:22 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Rescued Puppy Mill Dog Billy the Chihuahua Has Died
A rescue dog with an adorably crooked smile that warmed the Internet's hearts has passed away.The Humane Society announced Wednesday that Billy the chihuahua died unexpectedly over the holidays. Adam ...
12:01 am GMT - Thu, January 17, 2013
Mashable Futuristic Robot Ship Tracks Enemy Submarines
A U.S. robot ship resembling a Star Wars spacecraft skimming the waves could hunt for enemy submarines within a few years.More About: DARPA, NASA, submarine...
11:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Pasties and Paintings: Grumpy Cat Merch Is Awfully Amazing
Hey, you. Yes, you, smiling like a homecoming queen. You're too perky -- grouch it up a little, mmkay?Grumpy Cat can lend a paw. No, the Internet's most famous feline Scrooge won't make an appearance ...
11:24 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Turn Your Facebook Profile Into a 3D-Printed Sculpture
If your Facebook profile could look like an object, what would it be? A new series of apps does just that.More About: 3d printing, Facebook...
11:09 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Google Says it Didnt Kill That Donkey
Google on Wednesday answered a query that had been consuming the blogosphere for 24 hours: Why did the donkey lie down on the road?The speculation began when an image of a donkey lying on its side in ...
10:55 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable 5 Public Speaking Tips for Entrepreneurs
For most of us, public speaking can be incredibly nerve-wracking. What if you mess up? What if no one claps? What if someone asks you a question to which you dont know the answer? What if you throw up...
10:44 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable New Myspace: 8 Essential Tips and Tricks
1. Pin Your Deck Open If you'd prefer to have your "deck" open all the time (rather than just when you mouse over it), you can "pin" it open by hitting the drawing pin i...
10:39 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Could Baxter the Robot Save Our Small Factories?
Chris Budnick is head of Vanguard Plastics, a small injection-molding operation in Southington, Conn., that makes plastic fixtures, gaskets and other stuff no one cares about unless it breaks. On a co...
10:36 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable The Death Star Strikes Back After White House Snub
Having refused to build a moon-sized battle station in space -- and worse, invoking the power of the Force without so much as a nod to the Dark Side -- the Obama administration should have expected so...
10:34 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Watch These Dogs Have a Heated Skype Convo
Two old friends use technology to stay connected. It's wonderful that this pup pair have technology to maintain their long distance relationship. But hearing the tone of their conversation, it seems l...
10:19 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable How Facebook Affects Your Memory
New research has found that Facebook status updates are more memorable than lines from a book or the faces of strangers.More About: Facebook, health, memory...
10:18 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Blockbuster UK Declares Bankruptcy
In the latest casualty of consumers' move towards online streaming video, Blockbuster UK has entered administration, the British equivalent of bankruptcy.The chain, which employs 4,350 people in 239 s...
10:08 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable 7 Ways Mobile Apps Are Driving Revenue for Businesses
From leveraging specific features like GPS all the way down to the mere fact that people are walking around with Internet-connected computers in their pockets, smartphones open a whole new world of op...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Aghast Over Beijings Pollution? Look at Pittsburgh 60 Years Ago
Change takes a long time. Pittsburgh, for its part, did not enact smoke controls until more than a century after travelers described it as hell with the lid off.More About: beijing, china, climate cha...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Penny Arcade Gets Real With Competitive Web Series
If you're not a n00b, then you read Penny Arcade, the long-running video game-themed webcomic by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik. In the 15 years since its debut, Penny Arcade has grown far beyond the...
09:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Watch Live: Obama and Biden to Unveil Gun Reform Proposals
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden are set to unveil their proposals to reform gun control laws at the White House on Wednesday at 11:55 a.m. ET. You can watch live here.The propos...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Footage of London Helicopter Crash Aftermath Uploaded to YouTube
Two people were killed and 12 more injured after a helicopter struck a construction crane and crashed into a busy street in London Wednesday morning. Almost immediately after the incident, video of th...
09:29 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Bizarre White House Petitions
Here are a few of the weirdest requests on the official petition site We the People. Appreciate while you can because the White House is no longer amused.More About: online petition, we the people, Wh...
09:09 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable TV Time Before Bed Keeps Kids Awake Longer
Want to get your kids to fall asleep faster at bedtime? Turn off the TV. For that matter, turn off the tablet and the laptop too.Researchers in New Zealand found kids who had difficulty falling asleep...
09:09 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Classic Office Pranks That Never Get Old
Here at Mashable we love a good prank. If your office could stand to liven up a bit, why not try one of our fun tricks on your co-workers?We've gone old school with a selection of absolutely classic w...
08:55 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Temple Run 2 Will Be Released in the U.S. Tonight
A full sequel to the mobile smash hit Temple Run was spotted in the New Zealand version of the App Store Wednesday night.Imangi Studios had been completely silent on Temple Run 2, but Touch Arcade dow...
08:41 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Vote for the Color of LED Lights on the Empire State Building
The Empire State Building wants New Yorkers and the rest of the world to choose the official standard colors for its new LED tower lights. The new LED lighting system of the Empire State Building, des...
08:36 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Hubble Telescope to Snap 6 New Views of Universe
NASA plans to image six more "empty" bits of sky for a whole new set of deep fields that could revolutionize astronomy once again.More About: Hubble, NASA, space...
08:18 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable SmartBash Was an Unforgettable Night at CES 2013
It was an unforgettable evening of celebration, networking and digital inspiration at Mashable's SmartBash at CES in Las Vegas. Presented by LG, the SmartBash brought partying to a new level with the ...
08:01 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable The 100 Most Beautiful Songs in the World, According to Reddit
A thread in r/AskReddit on Monday posed the question, "What is the most beautiful song you've ever heard?"User McSlurryHole challenged the community:Think to yourself, what is the most beautiful song ...
07:50 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable NRA Ad Goes After Obamas Kids
After an initial period of reticence following the Newtown shootings, the National Rifle Association has come out with an acerbic web-only ad calling President Obama an "elitist hypocrite" because his...
07:33 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Why Printed Books Will Never Die
Measured en masse, the stack of "books I want to read" that sits precariously on the edge of a built-in bookshelf in my dining room just about eclipses 5,000 pages. The shelf is full to bursting with ...
07:33 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Analysts Are Unimpressed With Facebook Graph Search
Investors and consumers are still in the process of figuring out exactly what Facebook Graph Search means for the future of the social network, but right now, the first reaction from many analysts see...
07:20 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable This Guy Didnt Steal Your iPhone
Hell hath no fury like an iPhone owner scorned, and one Las Vegas man is bearing the brunt of it. Apple's Find My iPhone app has mistakenly sent dozens of users to Wayne Dobson's North Las Vegas home ...
07:19 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Forrester: Mobile Commerce to Quadruple to $31 Billion in Next 5 Years
Mobile commerce, or "mcommerce," has had a transformative (and highly publicized) impact on some businesses, including Amazon, eBay and flash sales sites like Gilt. But for the vast majority of retail...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Weekly World News Is Getting a Paywall
Want to read about the latest exploits of Bat Boy? It's gonna cost you. Weekly World News, the source of dubious reportage like Elvis Presley sightings and pictures of shockingly obese housepets, has ...
05:48 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Amazons Lovefilm Signs TV Deal With NBCUniversal
Amazon's UK streaming video subsidiary Lovefilm has signed a deal with NBCUniversal to bring hundreds of TV episodes from its catalogue to British users. The TV shows on offer include newer shows, suc...
03:27 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Smartphones Consuming More Data Than Tablets for the First Time
For the first time, smartphones trump tablets when it comes to data consumption, a new study reveals.Conducted by mobile analytics firm Arieso, the report suggests that smartphone users now "consisten...
02:56 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Samsung Beefs Up Chromebox With a Core i5 Processor
Chromebox, Samsung's Chrome OS-based mini PC, has been criticized for not packing enough power for its price. Now, it looks like Samsung is responding with a new version of Chromebox that has a much f...
02:08 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Petitioners Must Now Get 100,000 Signatures for White House Response
Petitioners will now have to work a little harder for President Obama's attention.In a blog post Tuesday, the White House announced that petitions on We the People, an official government website for ...
01:18 pm GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable WheeMe Robot Is a Pint-Sized Personal Massage Therapist
For most people, massage appointments are a luxury -- a tradeoff between time and money, and relaxation. But one company aims to make massages more accessible by using a robot. The WheeMe is a persona...
11:59 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable The Australian Opens Smashing Social Presence
Tennis fans around the world are focused Down Under for the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament that started on Monday, and runs through Jan. 27. But you don't have to be in Melbourne or glued to yo...
11:29 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable McAfees International Exploits Headed To The Big Screen
If you thought John McAfees recent international run from the authorities sounded like something out of the movies, youre not alone.Warner Brothers has bought the rights to a Wired magazine article do...
11:02 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Sisters Viral Facebook Campaign Gains a Million Likes and a Puppy
Two sisters posted a photo to Facebook saying if it got a million likes their parents would get them a puppy. They reached the goal in under eight hours. More About: Watercooler...
10:38 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable What if Jesus Had an iPhone?
If Jesus had been around in the 21st century we all know he'd be plugged in with his iPhone 5 -- How else would he keep tabs on the Apostles?Cartoonist Brad Colbow imagined just how digital this membe...
09:58 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable NBA Stars Texts With Scolding Granny Are Adorable
A funny text message exchange between NBA star Kevin Durant and his scolding grandmother became a hit with fans on Instagram. More About: NBA, Sports...
09:28 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Hoops Star Saves Wheelchair-Bound Student From Post-Game Melee
In a story that's become a hit with sports fans this week, a college hoops star saves a wheelchair-using student from fans' wild post-game celebration. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
09:01 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Snoox Helps You Discover Shopping Recommendations From Your Friends
Snoox makes it easy to find and share product recommendations with the people whose opinions you value most.More About: shopping, startup, The Launchpad...
08:07 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable We Watched 11.3 Billion Online Video Ads Last Month
Consumers watched 11.3 billion online video ads last month, up from 7.1 billion ads viewed in December 2011, according to comScore.More About: brightroll, hulu, online advertising, online video advert...
07:09 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Chrome Beta Gets Voice Dictation Support
Soon, you will be able to craft emails in Google Chrome using only your voice. Google updated the beta feed of its Chrome browser Monday with developer support for the Web Speech API. The Web Speech A...
06:58 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable How to Protect Your Children From Phishing Scams
The latest Facebook phishing scam tricks people into thinking they're verifying their Facebook information while actually giving away personal data. The scam works when a user clicks on what looks lik...
05:15 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Introducing the Smartest Cat Alive
It's the David Blaine of cats. Kido's first shell game is proof that animals are geniuses too. And he's even captured that cool swagger of magicians, not even impressed with his own brillance. Feel fr...
04:36 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Chinas Pollution Is So Bad You Can See Smog From Space
Air pollution over Beijing and other parts of eastern China shattered the air quality scales over the weekend, hitting 755 out of 500 (500 being bad) on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's stan...
04:15 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable NCR Teams With Paypal to Enhance Mobile Payments System
Point-of-sale giant NCR and Paypal are teaming up to make life a little easier for restaurant-goers. The two companies announced an agreement on Tuesday that will bring the option to pay with Paypal o...
04:15 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Bad Lip Readings Give NFL Games a Hilarious New Soundtrack
The overdubs look real, but you'd never catch NFL players saying the lines in these hilariously bad lip readings. More About: nfl, Sports...
03:48 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable China or Russia Could Be Behind This Global Online Espionage Operation
Russia or China could be behind one of the largest and most complex cyber espionage campaigns ever revealed, according to cybersecurity experts contacted by Mashable. The operation, codenamed Red Octo...
03:36 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Schwarzenegger Confirms on Reddit: Its Not a Tumor
Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former Governator of California and action megastar of our youth, stopped by Reddit earlier today to answer Redditors questions.More About: arnold schwarzenegger, reddit, re...
03:27 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable These Two Brothers Are as Inspiring as Anything Youll See
Get ready to meet the Long brothers -- but be sure to have some tissue handy first. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
03:24 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Can You Drive Safely While Using an App?
People are going to use smartphones in their cars whether we enable them or not, a GM spokesperson told Mashable at International CES 2013 when explaining the company's plans to create an in-car smart...
03:20 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Adam Carolla Launches Video Podcast Network on YouTube
Comedian Adam Carolla unveils the Video Podcast Network, which starting Tuesday night will serve as a hub for several comedy podcasts with a visual spin.More About: Adam Carolla, Entertainment, podcas...
03:04 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable App Game for Kids Encourages Healthy Eating
Similar to how parents hide vegetables in grilled cheese sandwiches and pasta to get their kids to eat greens, finding a way to teach your kids to make healthy choices might take some creativity. Denn...
02:49 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Judge: News Agencies Cant Use Twitter Photos Without Permission
In a ruling that could have dramatic consequences for online news agencies and digital journalists, a judge ruled Tuesday that two news outlets should have asked permission before using a Twitter pict...
02:33 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Iran Will Try to Launch Monkey Into Space Again
Iranian space officials announced they will make another attempt to launch a live monkey into space within the next month, according to news reports.More About: iran, space...
02:32 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Facebook Graph Search Puts Spotlight on Sponsored Results
Google's stock price barely budged on the news of Facebook's Graph Search after investors concluded that the search giant has little to fear from Facebook.That's because Graph Search is more akin to Y...
02:25 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Fotio Is a Photo Booth for Your Party Minus the Booth
Aside from the free champagne and opportunity to watch your great aunt do the Cha-Cha Slide, photo booths are the highlight of any wedding. With sombreros, oversized frames and boas, the taking of gra...
02:17 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable When We the People Talk, Its Not Always Pretty
The flood of petitions advocating secession that flowed into the White House after President Obamas November reelection were not the most constructive use of the administrations public engagement webs...
02:12 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable After Aaron Swartz: The Tech World Must Talk About Depression
As with so many others, Aaron Swartz had an indelible impact on my life. I didn't know Aaron well; we exchanged a dozen emails in early 2008. Still, if you followed the geekier aspects of Mac and web ...
02:07 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Witness the Worlds Largest Snowball Fight
It's a snowball fight for the record books. No really, this video shows the biggest snowball fight ever, as certified by the Guinness Book of World Records. It took 5,800 people gathered at the Seattl...
01:55 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Facebooks Graph Search
Main Search Topics Facebook is starting with just a few search criteria in graph Search. in the future, additional variables will be added, for instance, Instagram.Click...
01:42 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Is This a Photo of Young Mark Zuckerberg?
Facebook not only revealed its new Graph Search feature on Tuesday, it also shared what looks like a childhood photo of CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Long before the Zuckerberg helmed the billion user strong so...
01:35 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Curiosity Rovers First Drill Site Is Full of Martian Puzzles
The Curiosity rover will soon drill for the first rock sample in an area that NASA scientists call a "candy store" of Martian terrain. More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, NASA, Science, space...
01:25 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Disney Infinity Blends Plastic Toys and Film Characters for New Gaming Platform
Want your favorite Disney and Pixar characters to come together in one epic video game? Disney Infinity does just that.More About: disney, Disney Infinity...
01:25 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Disney Infinity Is Epic Toy and Video Gaming Mashup
Want your favorite Disney and Pixar characters to come together in one epic video game? Disney Infinity does just that.More About: disney, Disney Infinity...
01:15 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Wireless Pillbox Sends You Text Message Alerts
Taking medications is often an inevitable part of life for the elderly and those with long-term illnesses. It can be pretty confusing when you have different pills to swallow at multiple times of the ...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Facebook Graph Search Could Be Its Greatest Innovation
Graph Search could be the most important service update for consumers and businesses since the social network launched in 2004.More About: bing, Facebook, Google...
12:45 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Yelp Stock Tanks 8% After Facebook Announces Graph Search
Facebook's big search announcement appears to have unnerved investors for at least one tech company: Yelp. Yelp's stock dropped by more than 8% on Tuesday to as low as $20.16 a share after Facebook an...
12:33 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable What Facebooks New Graph Search Means For Your Privacy
Facebook on Tuesday introduced "Graph Search," a new search technology that will allow users to find content based on certain criteria -- "tourist attractions in Italy visited by my friends," for exam...
12:19 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable How Facebook Graph Search Can Help Journalists
Facebook says its new Graph Search functionality has the potential to become a reporter's left hand.More About: Facebook, Media...
12:11 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Facebooks Graph Search: What It Means for Businesses
Facebook's Graph Search isn't just for looking up your old buddies and potential new friends, it's also designed for Business Pages.The company gave the example of a search for "sushi restaurants that...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, January 16, 2013
Mashable Watch Snowmen Be Obliterated in Slow Motion
Dear Frosty: A bit of advice from us -- run, hide, camouflage. There's a masked man on the loose and he's looking for your carrot nose. We're not sure why this dude's got a vendetta against our icy fr...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Meet GoBank, the Bank Designed Specifically for Smartphones
Green Dot wants to disrupt the banking industry in the same way that Apple disrupted the music industry. Green Dot, the largest provider of prepaid debit cards in the U.S., announced Tuesday that it i...
11:24 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Facebook Unveils a Smarter Search Engine
Now we know what Facebook is building: a better internal search system.Speaking at a much-hyped event at Facebook HQ, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a raft of improvements to "graph search"...
11:20 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Tony Hawk Spreads Smiles for Children Born With Facial Deformity
Pro skateboarder Tony Hawk has teamed up with non-profit Operation Smile to bring transformative surgery to children born with facial deformities. The campaign asks you to upload a photo of your smile...
10:50 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Do Scientists Fear the Paranormal?
Believers in paranormal subjects often claim that scientists refuse to look at evidence that challenges their scientific worldview. Logic and history suggest otherwise.More About: aliens, paranormal a...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Live From Facebook HQ
Facebook is building something, and its ready to show it off. The social network is holding an event Tuesday at its Menlo Park headquarters where it plans to show the press what it has up its sleeve.T...
10:40 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Tools for Creating Brilliant Color Schemes
1. Adobe Kuler Adobe Kulers' user-friendly, versatile, cloud-based interface creates a slick experience. It's built around three core principals: Users can browse, build...
10:35 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable This Is a Story About The Fresh Prince and Google Translate
"Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned..." Did you finish the lyric and then possibly the entire song? Congratulations, you probably watched a lot of television in the 1990s. T...
10:35 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable This Is a Story All About The Fresh Prince and Google Translate
"Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned..." Did you finish the lyric and then possibly the entire song? Congratulations, you probably watched a lot of television in the 1990s. T...
10:32 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Underdog Operating Systems to Shake Up Smartphone Scene
Apples iOS and Googles Android rule the fast-growing smartphone market, but upcoming operating systems want to muscle in on their turf.More About: Mozilla Firefox Mobile, operating sytems, smartphones...
10:29 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Federal Employees Still Illegally Download Films and Shows
When Congress was debating the Stop Online Piracy Act back in late 2011, a report alleged staff at the U.S. House of Representatives were downloading pirated content illegally -- the exact practice SO...
10:26 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Hilarious Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow
1. Chelsea Peretti (@chelsanity) Peretti is a stand-up comedian and writer who's worked on Parks and Recreation and The Sarah Silverman Program. Her Instagram feed is a ...
10:12 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways You Can Track the Flu Online
A string of new apps and websites that coalesce user data can help you avoid the flu altogether and help cities prepare for the worst.More About: flu season, health, influenza...
10:06 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung Was the Top Brand on Twitter During CES 2013
Samsung was the top brand on Twitter during last week's International CES, according to report on Twitter trends surrounding the trade show. Buzz about the Korean electronics giant was led by exciting...
10:02 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable These Ice Cubes Text Your Friend When Youve Had Too Much to Drink
The ice cube is getting a much-needed 21st century upgrade thanks to a 23-year-old MIT student.Dhairya Dand's Cheers is a set of LED ice cubes that change color from green to yellow to red depending o...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 25,000 People Sign Petition to Remove Aaron Swartzs Prosecutors
An online petition that asks the White House to remove the U.S. attorney in charge of the prosecution of Internet activist and hacker Aaron Swartz passed the 25,000 signature threshold Tuesday that sh...
09:46 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Mobile Business Apps Will Be Worth $50 Billion by 2017
Business collaboration, productivity and process apps went mobile in a big way in 2012, and this upward trend is expected to continue through 2017.In a new report, research firm Strategy Analytics say...
09:42 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 9 Naughty NSFW Kickstarter Projects
1. Monthly Whites Never shop for underwear again with Monthly Whites, a service that offers members designer brand undies right at their doorsteps.If Air Sex Profession...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Robots Cook and Serve Food in This Chinese Restaurant
This "robot restaurant" in China has a staff of 20 -- you guessed it -- robots that serve, cook and entertain its guests. More About: china, Newsy, robots, Small Business, videos...
09:29 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Is a Final Fantasy Remake Coming to iOS This Week?
A mysterious Japanese teaser site appeared Tuesday morning with silhouettes from the Final Fantasy universe and a date of Jan. 17.Fans were left to speculate on social media if the wordless webpage po...
09:20 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable First Prison-Issue Polygraph Test Posted to YouTube
Footage of a Scottish man successfully passing a polygraph test while denying having murdered his 14-year-old girlfriend is now available on YouTube. The footage, which was posted to the video sharing...
09:14 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Is it Time to Reform the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?
Top technology law commentators are debating whether it's time to reform the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act following the death of Aaron Swartz.More About: Politics, US...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Downton Abbey Hits iTunes Before Episodes Air on TV
People who buy the Downton Abbey season three pass on iTunes will get access to the final three episodes on Jan. 29 before PBS airs them on TV in the U.S.More About: Downton Abbey, Entertainment, itun...
08:51 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable The 9 Least-Helpful Reviews on Amazon and Google
Theres an old joke about a man who reads Shakespeare for the first time and is spectacularly unimpressed: "Why do people call this good writing? Its nothing but clichs!" On the blog Least Helpful, ded...
08:26 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 9 Non-Profits That Get Web Humor
1. Malaria No More Malaria No More, a non-profit that aims to end all malaria-related deaths in Africa by 2015,...
08:19 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable NASA Unveils Last Moon Video by Doomed Spacecraft
A NASA probe recorded a spectacular flyover video of the moon's far side shortly before intentionally slamming into a lunar mountain last month.NASA's Ebb spacecraft shot the stunning final moon ...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Mobile Advertising Prices Up 50% in Q4
Mobile advertising prices rose dramatically in the fourth quarter of 2012, as the advertising season kicked into high gear. In fact, the metric for effective cost per thousand impressions (eCPMs) was ...
07:36 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Coca-Cola Campaign Takes on Obesity
An anti-obesity ad rolled out this week from an unlikely source: Coca-Cola. The soft drink giant unveiled a campaign that will take on what it's calling "the issue of this generation." The first ad in...
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable New Myspace Opens to Public, Riding Timberlakes Coattails
New Myspace with its drastically different redesign has left invite-only mode, opening up the revamped social network to the public.More About: Entertainment, justin timberlake, Music, myspace, Soci...
07:10 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Newtown Students Record Over the Rainbow With Ingrid Michaelson
One month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, 21 students gathered this week to record the Academy Award-winning tune "Over the Rainbow."More About: Connecticut, Entertainment, Music, new...
06:51 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Only 18% of Top CEOs Are on Social Networks
Social networks like Facebook and Twitter may be gaining users at a quick pace, but at least one group continues to be hesitant about joining: CEOs.Only 18% of the CEOs of the world's top 50 biggest c...
06:17 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable From Miley Cyrus to Miles Davis in 18 Songs
Drop a frog in hot water and he jumps out instantly. But submerge the little guy in cold H2O and heat the pot gradually, and you can cook him alive before he notices. This morbid myth usually function...
05:40 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Chinas Online Population Rises by 51 Million in 2012
China has added 51 million new internet users in the last year, the Associated Press reports citing data from the China Internet Network Information Center.Compared to 2011, China's internet user popu...
04:51 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable OkCupid Wants to Send You on a Crazy Blind Date
Online dating services want you to spend less time on your couch and more time meeting potential partners. The latest scheme? From the founders of OkCupid, a mobile app called Crazy Blind Date that se...
04:01 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Wi-Fi and Cellular Models of iPad Mini, iPad 4 Debut in China This Friday
Wi-Fi and Cellular versions of the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad will debut in China this week, Apple announced Monday.Both devices will be available to Chinese consumers starting this Frid...
04:01 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Wi-Fi and Cellular Models of iPad Mini, iPad 4 Debut Friday in China
Wi-Fi and Cellular versions of the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad will debut in China this week, Apple announced Monday.Both devices will be available to Chinese consumers starting this Frid...
02:59 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Developers: Microsoft Wants to Put Your App in a TV Ad
Microsoft unveiled a neat contest for developers, giving them a chance to have their app featured in a Windows Phone television ad. The contest, which officially started Monday, is called Windows Phon...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Watch This Touchscreen Transform Into a Physical Keyboard
For tablet- and smartphone-owners who love their touchscreens but occasionally yearn for the tactile feel of a physical keyboard, Fremont, Calif.-based company Tactus has unveiled new technology that ...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Whale-Shaped iPhone Case Is Surprisingly Functional
When it comes to developing a functional iPhone case, whales don't typically come to mind. With their wide bodies and protruding fins, it makes more sense for the ocean-dwelling mammal stay under wate...
11:58 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Why You Cant Cry in Space
Feustel and fellow astronaut Mike Fincke had just finished running power cables from the U.S. side of the International Space Station to the Russian, and -- at the EVA's five-hour mark -- some anti-fo...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable RIM Adds 15,000 BlackBerry 10 Apps in a Weekend
One of the biggest struggles RIM will likely have with the release of BlackBerry 10 is on the app front.In preparation for the operating system's debut, the company held a Port-A-Thon this past weeken...
10:03 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Internet Is First Stop for Many Ill People, Study Finds
When you're sick or have a health concern, is the Internet the first place you turn to for information? A new study shows the web is just a starting place for finding health information -- most people...
08:59 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Spreecast Is Betting on the Rise of Online Live Video
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: SpreecastOne-Liner...
08:08 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Disneys Wreck-It Ralph Promo Turns Street Into Pixelated Wonderland
Disney converted an entire street in London to "8-bit" mode to promote "Wreck-It Ralph," its newest animated film. More About: disney, Entertainment, films, Marketing, Movies, reddit, Wreck-It Ralph...
06:49 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Has Lance Armstrongs Doping Saga Finally Come to an End?
Much of Lance Armstrong's winding saga toward admitting PED use played out in the digital world. The drama will reportedly end this week. More About: lance armstrong, Sports...
06:27 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Want $20,000 in Student Debt Relief? Craft a Very Creative Tweet
The average graduate of a four-year university leaves school with $226,600 in student debt, according to the Project on Student Debt.In an effort to fight the growing debt trend, MassMutal launched "D...
06:01 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable How an Ad Agency Used a LinkedIn Bomb to Land a New Client
As everyone who watches Mad Men knows, the ad business is tough. Winning over new clients is particularly challenging. But a Lexington, Ky., ad agency used a tool that didn't exist in Don Draper's day...
05:26 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Fans Occult Half-Court Shot Must Be Seen to Be Believed
A fan took a half-court shot during a promotion at an NBA game, and what happened next defies both expectation and belief. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
05:09 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Listen to Music in Bed Without Disturbing Your Partner
Soundscapes, anyone? Some of us need soothing music to fall asleep, but our partners don't always find the sound of waves crashing over and over as soothing as we do.For people who sleep in the same b...
04:55 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Netflix Snags Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Shows
Netflix has inked deals with Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros to bring past seasons of Carton Network and Adult Swim shows to Netflix starting March 30. More About: Entertainment, netflix, streamin...
04:48 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Hey Twitter, Time to Solve Your First Ever TV Murder
Call it "Tweet Your Own Adventure."The CBS procedural Hawaii 5-0 is set to make history Monday night -- becoming the first TV show to have its ending determined by Twitter. In fact, it will be both th...
04:23 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable DARPA Eyes Pop-Up Deep Sea Sensors
In a proposal almost as fanciful as the fictional 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency kicked off a research project last Friday to develop sensor...
04:00 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Hacker Olympics Draws Top Students to Silicon Valley
Imagine a place where computer nerds are revered like jocks and rockstars. That was San Francisco this past weekend.A carefully selected group of 100 college students flocked to the Bay Area to powwow...
03:47 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Another Sign Microsoft Surface Is Struggling
The Surface was supposed to be Microsoft's real answer to the iPad -- a Windows-based tablet that would satisfy both casual users and digital workers. Now it looks like it's appealing to neither.UBS a...
03:42 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Listen to the Most Epic Musical Comebacks of All Time
"Weekend Update" veterans Tina Fey and Amy Poehler anchored a show together over the weekend. No one can stop talking about the new albums forthcoming from Destiny's Child and Justin Timberlake. But, ...
03:37 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Thousands Go Bare in Worldwide No Pants Subway Ride
New York City Photo courtesy of Instagram, slepkaClick here to view this gallery.Commuters in subway stations around the globe were turned into peeping Toms on Sunday, a...
03:32 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable RIM Stock Jumps 10% on BlackBerry 10 Hype
Investors may have soured a bit on Apple, but they're starting to love Research In Motion.While Apple's stock struggled to stay above the $500 mark Monday, RIM's stock jumped more than 10%, briefly pa...
03:16 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Google Launches Sixth Annual Doodle Design Competition for Kids
Google launched on Monday its sixth-annual Google Doodle competition, encouraging young students to design their own Google logo.More About: Google, google doodle...
03:12 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Arianna Huffington Doesnt Want You to Answer Her Emails On Weekends
Amidst all the stress and running around from meeting to event and back to meeting again, there was one conversation I had during last week's International CES that was particularly calm and somewhat ...
03:04 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Buzz This Week
The people have spoken. In a week of two big-name awards shows, the People's Choice Awards took home the title of biggest social star. The Jan. 9 CBS broadcast spurred 6.3 million comments on social m...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Diane Von Furstenberg Donates Eye Care for Pinterest Repins
Diane von Furstenberg and VSP, the largest non-profit vision benefits company, are working together to give free eye care using a Pinterest campaign. VSP will donate up to 1,000 certificates for eye e...
02:47 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Hottest Golden Globes Fashion Ranked by Facebook Users
Which Golden Globes fashion statements sent your fingers running to Facebook to publicly react via status updates? Facebook and InStyle have the rankings.More About: 70th Golden Globes, celebrities, E...
02:36 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable NRA Releases iPhone Shooter Game One Month After Sandy Hook
The National Rifle Association released on Monday a first-person shooter for the iPhone and iPad -- one month to the day after a tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., left...
02:29 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Tim Tebows Brother Is a Trolling Superstar
Tim Tebow's brother trolled the entire Denver metropolitan region to great success this weekend. More About: nfl, Sports...
02:21 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 12 Fashion Forward Tech Accessories From CES
1. The Case Purse This iPhone cover from Bootcase also serves as a wallet and purse.Click here to view this gallery.Who says tech can't be fashionable?More About: 2013 C...
01:55 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Dunder Mifflin Crowdsources Super Bowl Ad
Dunder Mifflin -- yes, it's a real brand -- is crowdsourcing its first Super Bowl ad, which will run in just one market: Scranton, Pa.In an example of reverse product placement, NBC Universal teamed u...
01:46 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Study: Maltreated Girls More Likely to Engage in Risky Online Behavior
A note to parents: parental control software doesn't protect your daughters from engaging in risky online behavior as much as "quality parenting," and monitoring her online activities yourself. Resear...
01:46 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Straight Talk iPhone 5 Data Plan Is Not Unlimited
Walmart last week announced the availability of iPhone 5 on a Straight Talk no-contract plan with unlimited voice, text and data, but like most so-called unlimited plans, this one too has a limit. For...
01:31 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable DCM Dealer Wants to Turn Twitter Into a Stock Trading Tool
Paul Hawtin made headlines two years ago when his hedge fund Derwent Capital Markets became the first to use Twitter data to make investing decisions. The fund had a 1.85% return in its first month, s...
01:31 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Watch Aaron Swartz Explain How We Stopped SOPA
Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old digital luminary who took his life Friday, played an instrumental part in organizing the technology community's opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act early last year. ...
01:16 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy Tee Off in New Nike Spot
What happens when you team golf superstars Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods with a clever script and Nike's indomitable sports branding power? An Internet hit, as we found out on Monday. More About: Adver...
01:07 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 22-Year-Olds Sci-Fi Digital Short Gets Hollywoods Attention
Science fiction movies are among the hardest and most expensive films to make in Hollywood. You need a big budget and a lot of people working on it. But not if you're Kaleb Lechowski. The 22-year-old ...
01:04 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable NFL Players Celebration Dance May Be the Best of All Time
Brandon Spikes made six tackles as his Patriots pummeled the Texans on Sunday, but his greatest contribution was this celebration dance after a fumble. More About: nfl, Sports...
12:58 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable CNET Writer Resigns After Parent Company Meddles in Editorial Process
CNET senior writer Greg Sandoval has resigned after parent company CBS Corp. forced editors of the tech product review site to remove Dish Network's Hopper with Sling DVR from consideration for its "B...
12:50 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable 12 Most Miserable Dogs on National Dress Up Your Pet Day
1. "I'd rather just show my bald spot." ...
12:42 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Life Surviving in This Spanish River Mimics Martians
Biologists identified pockets of salt that created an oasis for bacteria in the Tinto River. Similar salt deposits on Mars may also provide refuge for life.More About: alien life, Mars, Spain...
12:39 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. Ryan's Story -- Ricky23_Photo stats: 21,301 retweetsClick here to view this gallery.Didn't get a chance to click through the 34 million photos shared on Twitter this ...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Report: Dell in Talks to Take Company Private
Dell is in talks to take the company private, according to a Bloomberg report.According to the report, Dell is meeting with at least two private equity firms to discuss going private. The report warns...
12:15 am GMT - Tue, January 15, 2013
Mashable Do You Really Need a Voice Plan With That Fancy Smartphone?
With even Facebook adding free calling to its mobile app, voice plans are starting to seem outmoded, but an experiment shows its hard to let go.More About: Facebook Video Calling, Free calling, mobile...
11:58 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Study Says Twitter Can Help You Lose Weight
If trimming a few pounds is on your New Year's resolution list, a new study suggests you should turn to Twitter.More About: Twitter, weight loss...
11:48 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Detonate Painting Fun With Slow Mo and Fireworks
Slow Mo Guys Gav and Dan get into the type of trouble that can only happened when paint cans get acquainted with fireworks. That's right -- fireworks, paint and a slow mo camera to capture all the col...
11:29 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Radio Shows On-Air Suicide Call Divides Audience
A Dublin radio station is under fire after its handling of an on-air suicide call that lasted more than one hour and trended on Twitter in Ireland.The caller, identified as Jay, eventually came down f...
10:54 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Top Comments: Readers Debate Booth Babes and Zucks Message Fee
This Picture Shows Everything Wrong With 'Booth Babes' at CES A photo taken by Mashable reporter Emily Price exposed several scantily clad and colorfully painted "Bo...
10:54 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Top Comments: Readers Debate Booth Babes and Zuckerbergs Message Fee
This Picture Shows Everything Wrong With 'Booth Babes' at CES A photo taken by Mashable reporter Emily Price exposed several scantily clad and colorfully painted "Bo...
10:54 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Star Flaws: What the Millennium Falcon Really Saw
When Star Wars first hit theaters in May 1977, one scene that always had audiences gasping and whooping -- according to multiple contemporary reports -- came when Han Solo's ship escaped Tatooine and ...
10:43 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Can Twitter Predict the Future? Pentagon Says Maybe
The Defense Department wants new computer tools to analyze mounds of unstructured text, blogs and tweets as part of a coordinated push to help military analysts predict the future and make decisions f...
10:43 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Watch Obamas Inauguration on Your Phone With New App
Looking for an easy way to watch President Barack Obama's ceremonial swearing-in on Jan. 21? How about your smartphone?All you have to do is download the official Inaugural 2013 app, released Monday m...
10:35 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Social Discussion Platform Branch Opens to Public
Branch, a website that lets users create substantive discussions around social content, launched out of beta on Monday.More About: startup, Twitter...
10:23 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable The 10 Coolest iPhone and iPad Cases From CES
1. The aMAZEing iPhone Cases These retro-inspired maze cases -- which are completely playable -- from PureGear will be available in the spring for $29.99 each.Click her...
10:04 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehlers Funniest Golden Globes Moments
Ah the Golden Globes, the one night of the year where, according to Amy Poehler, the "beautiful people of film rub shoulders with the rat-faced people of television." It's what makes it such a special...
09:51 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable This Unbelievable Photo Shows Beijings Off-The-Charts Air Pollution
The air quality in Beijing, China is notoriously bad, but it was unspeakably terrible over the weekend.How bad was the pollution? On a scale of 0-500 (500 being the worst), Beijing hit 755 on Saturday...
09:51 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Twitter: The Safest Place for Citizen Journalists in Mexico
A cohort of Twitter users with fake names and profile pictures have become a trusted source of information regarding drug cartel violence in Mexico. These citizen journalists choose to remain anonymou...
09:47 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Avoid Getting the Flu at Work
With one of the worst flu seasons in history under way, it is critical employees take the necessary steps to avoid getting themselves, or others, sick.A recent study found that 84% of employed adults ...
09:35 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable IllumiRoom Turns Your Entire Living Room Into a TV Screen
Our TV sets are getting bigger and bigger and with ever greater resolutions. But what if the screen isn't enough anymore though? That's the idea behind Microsoft's latest idea, a technology that turns...
09:34 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Nations First Bookless Public Library Could Be in Texas
Bexar County, Texas, has unveiled plans for what could become the nation's first bookless public library.The initiative is being pushed forward by County Judge Nelson W. Wolff, who told The San Antoni...
09:10 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Worlds First 4K TV Channel Goes Live
Hot on the heels of CES, where 4K TVs stole the show, comes news that the world's first 4K TV channel is now live in Europe. Eutelsat, a French-based satellite provider, has just begun broadcasting in...
08:51 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable DARPA Wants You to Design an Amphibious Tank
If you have ever dreamed of designing a tank, now's your chance. The Pentagon's futuristic arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), wants your help to develop a next-generation amph...
08:51 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Chartburst Connects Unsigned Musicians With Record Labels
The Internet has reshaped the music industry. More than ever, musicians can distribute and sell their music without the help of a record label. Those still looking for that traditional "big break" in ...
08:46 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Trombonist on Skis Hits the Slopes
Rise and shine, haters of Monday. If you need a pick-me-up, this 20-second video of a skiing trombonist might do the trick.The multitasker, California native Sean Pawling, plays "Ride of the Valkyries...
08:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Former Windows Chief Sinofsky Caught Using an iPhone
Former Windows chief Steven Sinofsky has used an iPhone to tweet on multiple occasions this year, but it's not as bad as it sounds.More About: iphone, microsoft, Steven Sinofksky...
08:26 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 11 Things Wed Change About Instagram
1. Independent Brightness/Contrast Adjustments Currently, we rely on Intagram's auto-enhance tool for a generic color and shadow boost. But imagine the fun we could have...
08:15 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Aaron Swartz Plea Deal Reportedly Rejected Days Before His Death
Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old programmer and digital luminary who took his own life Friday, did so only days after his lawyers unsuccessfully attempted to strike a plea deal with prosecutors over a co...
08:08 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Apple Drops Below $500 on Reports of Weak iPhone 5 Demand
Apple's stock briefly dipped below $500 a share on Monday for the first time this year, falling as low as $498 a share, a decline of more than three percent from Friday's closing price of $520.30. The...
07:53 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Microsoft to Issue Critical Internet Explorer Patch Today
Microsoft will issue a critical security patch for Internet Explorer today, Jan. 14, the company has announced. The patch fixes an issue with a severity rating of "Critical", and affects Internet Expl...
07:32 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Download Party Kids by Sallie Ford and The Sound Outside
Retro rock gets a contemporary update on Untamed Beast, the forthcoming album from Portland, Ore. quartet Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside.Today Mashable is pleased to offer "Party Kids" as a stre...
07:30 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable How to Land a Job at Birchbox
Looking to start your dream job in 2013? Our new Dream Job series will give you an upper hand. We're talking to recruiters at top tech companies like Spotify and Kickstarter to get the behind-the-scen...
07:22 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Delta Airlines iPad App Has a Glass Bottom Jet Feature
Delta Airlines' new iPad app has a cool feature that will help pass the time on long flights: A "glass bottom jet" setting that lets you see exactly where you're flying and how fast.The feature offers...
07:00 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Searching for a Job? 100+ Openings from The Onion and More
The Mashable job board is updated daily with great opportunities in tech, social media and advertising.More About: features, Jobs, jobs board, mashable, mashable jobs board...
06:51 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Samsungs Giant Ultra HD TV Up for Pre-Order in Korea
Samsung's 85-inch Ultra HD TV set, the UHD TV 85S9, is up for pre-order in Korea. The huge TV, showcased at CES 2013, sports a 4K resolution, built-in 2.2 channels speakers, a quad-core CPU and Samsun...
06:20 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Report: Apple Cuts Parts Orders on Weak iPhone 5 Demand
An an illustration that iPhone 5 sales are not as strong as expected, Apple has cut orders for components for the model, according to a report.The Wall Street Journal, citing "people familiar with the...
05:23 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Getty Images Get Social With Powerful New Trending Tool
With its extensive library of premo photos from major news events and exotic locations around the world, Getty Images could one day become a force on social media. That day may, in fact, come sooner t...
04:16 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Watch This Kid Drive a Bulldozer Like a Pro
Plenty of small children have a favorite toy bulldozer in their collection -- but how many of them could handle the real deal?YouTube user Su Jiang gifted the Internet with this video, showing a young...
02:21 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Samsung Has Sold More Than 100 Million Galaxy S Devices
Samsung has sold more than 100 million Galaxy S devices, the company has announced. Samsung reached this milestone in 2 years and 7 months after the launch of the original Samsung Galaxy S back in May...
02:12 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable GetGlue-Viggle Merger Canceled
Television check-in app GetGlue is no longer merging with Viggle, the startup announced in a blog post Sunday."The two companies remain friendly and think highly of each other," GetGlue said, adding t...
01:24 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Listen to Coldplay if You Want to Stay Safe on the Road, Study Says
Want to stay safe on the road? Wear a seat belt, check your blindspots, avoid texting while driving and ... listen to Coldplay.Strange as it may sound, the British band's soothing tunes could help you...
12:38 pm GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Anonymous Hacks MIT, Leaves Farewell Message for Aaron Swartz
The Anonymous hacktivist group appears to have hacked MIT's website, leaving a tribute for Aaron Swartz, the online activist who recently committed suicide. Swartz was a the co-founder of Demand Progr...
11:46 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Chevy Unveils 2014 Corvette at Detroit Auto Show
Unveiling of the 2014 Corvette Stingray Photo via Getty News/Bill PuglianoClick here to view this gallery.The 2014 Corvette has been completely redesigned, and Chevrolet...
11:30 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 20 Tweets That Prove Skittles Social-Media Team Inhaled the Rainbow
The Skittles social-media team tasted the rainbow, and then threw it up all over Twitter and Facebook. Whether social-media gurus of the web world label the effort brilliant or bizarre, it's hard to d...
10:58 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlake Returns With Suit and Tie Single Featuring Jay-Z
After teasing a musical comeback a few days ago, singer Justin Timberlake unleashed a new song featuring Jay-Z on Sunday night. It's called "Suit and Tie." More About: Entertainment, jay-z, justin tim...
10:25 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable And the Golden Globe Goes to GIFs!
No, we don't have a bootleg copy of the Golden Globes broadcast, but we do have a collection of GIFs that sum up the night quite nicely.More About: 70th Golden Globes, Entertainment, GIFs, golden glob...
10:08 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Golden Globes Recap: Best Moments and Winners
Several big moments brought the Golden Globes attendees to their feet Sunday night. Here's what happened and who won Golden Globes.More About: 70th Golden Globes, celebrities, Entertainment, films, go...
09:25 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Tommy Lee Jones Is Not Impressed by the Golden Globes
There's a lot to be impressed by at the Golden Globes. The lights, the cameras, the action, the starlets in low cut sparkly dresses and -- ahem -- George Clooney. Amirite, ladies?But if you're Tommy L...
08:56 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Come for a Tour of Chinas Unlicensed World of Warcraft Theme Park
World of Warcraft Theme Park Image credit Francesca TimbersClick here to view this gallery.Changzhou, China is home to a bizzarre world of rides, food and fun: A World o...
08:29 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Listen to Winners From the Golden Globes: Adele and Life of Pi
Adele took home the trophy for Best Original Song for "Skyfall" and Mychael Danna won Best Original Score for "Life of Pi" at the 70th Golden Globes.More About: 70th Golden Globes, Adele, Entertainmen...
07:54 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Twitter, Hollywood Flip for Bill Clinton at Golden Globes
Bill Clinton continued his "Remember How Awesome I Am" tour, this time stopping by the Golden Globes to introduce Best Motion Picture nominee, Lincoln. Fresh off of his CES appearance, the husband of ...
07:31 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Epic Works of ASCII Art
1. "The Scream" Image courtesy of Flickr, Thunderhammer3000Click here to view this gallery.ASCII art is an early graphic-design technique, dating back to the 1890s when ...
06:55 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Wicked Cool Snow Toys to Kick Winters Butt
1. The Snowball Slingshot Boasting that it will "bring snowball battles into the 21st century," this slingshot will make you king of the block. Cost: $39.95Image courte...
06:31 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Amusing Cubicle Makeovers [VIDEOS]
1. Jordan's Lawn Cubicle Yes, that is actual live grass. Click here to view this gallery.While there are many c...
05:57 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable MIT to Investigate its Role in Aaron Swartz Case
Leo Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, announced in a statement Sunday that the school will be conducting an investigation of its involvement in the case of Aaron Swa...
05:32 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Funniest Memes of the Week
If the winter blues are getting you down, take a gander at this week's viral video recap.Our most recent edition features curious creatures, including: a cat's single-minded obsession with bubbles, a ...
05:00 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 8 Vintage Computer Books That Will Reboot Your Memories
Boot up a trip down 128KB memory lane.Did thoughts of floppy disks, DOS and "portable" computers that weigh more than an anvil just flood your mind? It's cool, computer geeks, we all keep it stored so...
04:34 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Megan Fox Goes Silent on Twitter, Asks What Is the Point?
Six days after Megan Fox joined Twitter, the actress pondered why she's using the service. What would you tell her is the purpose of Twitter?More About: celebrities, Entertainment, films, Megan Fox, M...
04:06 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Brickstagram: A Mans Journey Through Cancer With LEGO
1. One With The Plastic Image courtesy of Brickstagram Click here to view this gallery.Jason Pike, a Chicago-based entrepreneur, has more than 500 Lego pieces. Naturally...
03:32 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Creative Genius Makes Full-Length Live-Action Toy Story
Toy Story, released in 1995, became an instant classic: Telling the story of a child's toys come to life, it was the first feature-length animated film. It set the bar extraordinarily high for produce...
02:56 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Apps for Kids You Dont Want to Miss
1. Star Walk HD-5 Ages 8-upOverall rating: 4.9 out of 5 starsWhy we like it: You can turn your iPhone or iPad into a planetarium -- how cool is that? Point your iPod To...
02:07 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Enjoy the 70th Golden Globes Online
Winners of the Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, will be revealed Sunday. Enhance your night with our tips to get more from the show onlineMore About: amy poehler, Entertainment, film...
01:32 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 5 Kids Who Will Never Like Cats
The preference for cats or dogs can stem from allergies, familiarity or just stepping in pooch poop one too many times. Bad experiences with Fido or Fluffy may cement a pet bias for life. Just ask the...
01:05 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable 7 Tech Essentials for Any Kind of Travel
Im what you would call an International CES veteran. Ive been covering the trade show long enough to know what kind of items I need to have on hand to get me through the long days and nights -- and Im...
12:20 am GMT - Mon, January 14, 2013
Mashable To Predict Crimes, Minority Report Precog-Like Software Tested
More and more lately, we're witnessing technologies from our favorite sci-fi films and television shows getting closer to reality. The latest is like something from Minority Report -- it's a new kind ...
11:42 pm GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Sunday Comic: Mom, Thisll Teach You to Give Me an iPhone With Strings Attached
We've seen the contract that blogger and mother of five Janell Burley Hofmann gave her son Gregory when she gave him a Christmas gift of an iPhone. But what did the young recipient think of those stri...
10:53 pm GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Technologys Greatest Minds Say Goodbye to Aaron Swartz
The technology community's brightest minds are memorializing Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old programmer and digital rights activist who committed suicide Friday months before his trial over computer fra...
10:05 pm GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. Dana Carvey sued his heart surgeon and gave the money to charity. The comedian and impressionist underwent heart-bypass surgery in 1998, but the doctor unblocked the ...
09:31 pm GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Warning: Java Exploit Potentially Affecting More Than 850 Million Computers
Security experts are recommending computer users disable or uninstall Java following the discovery of a zero-day Java exploit which allows hackers to take control of vulnerable Macs, PCs and Linux com...
08:13 pm GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable 4 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out
There it is: a stack of 150 resumes, received in the first hour of posting a job, piled up in the hiring managers e-mail inbox. How will YOU stand out? These four tips on creating an effective, well-o...
10:25 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Franciscan Friars Want You to Text them Your Prayer Intentions
Just a month after Pope Benedict XVI launched his official Twitter account, other representatives of the Catholic faith are giving new meaning to the term, "religious text."The Holy Name Province, sel...
09:31 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Find Your Child, Pet or Suitcase With Im Here GPS Tracker
LAS VEGAS The CES show floor was home to several GPS trackers this year. One of the most interesting was Im Here, a tracker developed by the same company that created an Android smart watch called Im...
08:28 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Samsung Smart Fridge Dishes Up Recipe Ideas and Coupons
Technology has helped solve many problems for us. We make phone calls and read emails from wherever we are (most of the time) using cellphones, and record our favorite TV shows and movies to watch lat...
07:27 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Suspected Thief Posts His Photo on Victims Facebook Page
One alleged tablet thief in South Africa may be the newest addition to our list of dumb criminals caught through Facebook.James and Barbara McCall experienced a recent spate of burglaries at their gue...
06:30 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable The Most Blinged-Out iPhone Cases and Headphones Spotted at CES 2013
Minnie Mouse Headphones iHome's new line of licensed Disney accessories includes these sparkled Minnie Mouse headphones.Click here to view this gallery.From rhinestone-s...
05:30 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Disguise Your iPad Mini with this Holy Bible Case
LAS VEGAS -- We saw quite a few eccentric items at CES this year: an iPad man, the Direct TV kangaroo starting a impromptu dance mob, and even sumo wrestlers -- but one of our favorites was this iPad ...
04:28 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable How to Create a Winning Meme
What's the recipe for a winning meme? While you may prefer grumpy cat videos, there are a wide variety of memes that have seen viral success.Compiled by Pelican PR, one infographic looks at patterns i...
03:36 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Tina Fey Thinks Most People Are Too Boring to Use Twitter
Tina Fey doesn't like Twitter. In fact, she thinks most Twitter users are downright boring.That's what the comedian said in a short video, answering a question from a fan who wanted to know if she use...
03:00 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Our Favorite Photos from CES 2013
CES Unveiled The drink louge at CES Unveiled was a welcome surprise for the press. Click here to view this gallery.LAS VEGAS-- This year's CES was a whirlwind ride throu...
02:25 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Liar, Liar? How to Know if Your Client is Telling the Truth
Ever think a client is saying one thing ("Sure, I think it's a good idea, but I'll need to run it by the team") but thinking another? Hint: They do it all the time. But by understanding a few simple f...
01:41 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable 42 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
It's the weekend. Time to kick back, relax and catch up with all the reading you were too busy to do during the week. If technology and social media is your thing, you've come to the right place.The r...
01:05 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Things Get Weird and Wonderful at CES 2013s International Pavilion
I'm not immune to charms of giant ultra HD screens, glowing white booths filled with futuristic sports cars and celebrities sporting the latest headphones, but my favorite part of CES 2013, by far, is...
12:30 am GMT - Sun, January 13, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week, CES 2013 Edition
1. Intel's Awesome Future Laptop Intel knows what computers will look like next year, and the chip manufacturer gave the world a sneak peek at CES 2013 with its referenc...
11:47 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable uNu iPhone 5 Battery Case Doubles Your Battery Life
The uNu DX Protective Battery Case for iPhone 5 doubles your talk time, letting most iPhones last for two days on one charge.While that's still far from what feature phones can manage, it's a signific...
11:15 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Facebook Reveals Which NFL Teams Are Getting the Most Chatter During Playoffs
The NFL playoffs are back this weekend with four thrilling divisional matchups, and the U.S. is abuzz, waiting to see who's going to survive these games and advance to the conference championships. No...
11:15 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable CBS Reveals Which NFL Teams Are Getting the Most Chatter During Playoffs
The NFL playoffs are back this weekend with four thrilling divisional matchups, and the U.S. is abuzz, waiting to see who's going to survive these games and advance to the conference championships. No...
10:17 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Sizzle Up For a Smooth Face With This Bacon Shaving Cream
What's great about the morning? Bacon. What's not so great about the morning? Having to shave. Thankfully, now you can combine both. More About: Bacon, galleries, novelties, Watercooler...
10:17 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Sizzle Up For a Smooth Face With Bacon Shaving Cream
What's great about the morning? Bacon. What's not so great about the morning? Having to shave. Thankfully, now you can combine both. More About: Bacon, galleries, novelties, Watercooler...
09:37 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Turns Out Apple Might Still Be Considering a Cheap iPhone
There’s been some confusion around the rumors indicating that Apple is considering a cheaper version of the iPhone. As of today, no one really knows what’s going on. So much so that even R...
09:11 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Avoid Being a Costly, Bad Hire
New research shows the effects of a bad hire go beyond a minimum cost; 41% of employers estimated the costs of a bad hire to be more than $25,00.More About: contributors, features, hiring, job search ...
08:21 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Top News Stories This Week
It was another busy week at Mashable and in tech news, as our staff literally ran around Las Vegas testing and viewing some of the newest gadgets at CES 2013. In case you missed any of our top stories...
03:52 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Internet Activist Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide
Aaron Swartz, online activist and founder of Infogami, a service later merged with Reddit, has committed suicide in New York City on Jan. 11, the Tech reports.The news was revealed to the Tech by Swar...
02:59 pm GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Obamas Death Star Response is Best Star Wars Tribute in History
Sometimes, you just have to use a little Force.When a petition calling on the Obama Administration to begin building a Death Star by 2016 blasted past the 25,000 signatures necessary for an official r...
09:48 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable 46% of People Dont Know How Facebook Makes Money
A new study has found that almost half of U.S. adults online don't understand where Facebook funds are coming from. The study, conducted by by The Search Agency, surveyed 2,006 American Internet users...
09:28 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Space Station Contest Lets Students Program Satellites
After controlling small satellites in the International Space Station on Friday morning, two teams of high school students took home top prizes for their programming skills.The teams were part of the ...
08:56 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Sculpteo Makes it Easy to Create Your Own 3D iPhone Case
Base Model This skull is one of the base models in the app you can start with, add to, and customize.Click here to view this gallery.LAS VEGAS -- Sculpteo is making it e...
08:44 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Website Offers Customized Jet Lag Reduction Plans
Does jet lag put a damper on the first few days of a big vacation for you? A handy new website called Jet Lag Rooster maps out a plan to fight it. Enter the cities you're departing from and arriving t...
08:19 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Pebble, the Internets Favorite Smart Watch
Rock On Music controls on Pebble are intuitive and easy to use.Click here to view this gallery.LAS VEGAS - Pebble, the company that raised almost 8 million to create an ...
07:56 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Sorry Vader, White House Wont Build a Death Star
In a memo titled "This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For," the Obama White House formally (and finally!) responded Friday to a petition asking to secure the resources to begin constructio...
07:33 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Pics of Extreme Weather Around the World
1. Drought in the U.S. 2012 was the hottest year, ever, in the United States. More than half of the continental U.S. experienced drought, which dehydrated crops and spar...
06:41 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable CEA on Booth Babes: The Name Is the Problem
Following widespread criticism of the use of models to market products at the International CES, a CEA exec tells Mashable that the media is to blame -- for repeating the commonly-used term "booth bab...
06:00 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Campbells Soup Invites Developers to Hack the Kitchen
Campbell's Soup wants to give you new resources for your smartphone and the web to find meal ideas. The company is inviting developers to "Hack the Kitchen" and create web or mobile apps that make peo...
05:32 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable E-Ink on a Smartphone? This Android Phone Has 2 Displays
Times Up You can use the rear of the YotaPhone as a clock, or to display wallpapers.Click here to view this gallery.LAS VEGAS -- What if your phone had two displays? An...
05:03 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Is it 1925 Again? Florida Man Arrested for Selling Moonshine on Black Market
A Florida man was arrested yesterday for allegedly selling over 40 gallons of moonshine to undercover state beverage agents.The Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco posted a fake Craigs...
04:51 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Hear Impressive a Cappella Cry Me a River and No Diggity Mashup
You did Timberlake proud, ladies (and drummer dude). But may we suggest adding Anna Kendrick via Pitch Perfect to your trio? (Skip to 1:25 to hear her rap.)We out. Heard any other good versions of the...
04:12 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Coders Combine 70 Minecraft Servers Into Massive Online Game
Redditor HighlifeTTU shared a photo album with r/Minecraft on Friday that details a massive custom overhaul to the online version of the popular building game. The goal: to unify 70 servers into one e...
03:56 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable CES 2013 Was a Celebrity-Fueled Marathon
After five days of hitting the ground running, the Mashable team at CES 2013 can finally rest. The Las Vegas convention is over, and the Mashable staff in attendance have collectively covered hundreds...
03:42 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Pros and Cons of Gmails New Compose Feature
Gmail rolled out its new Compose feature in October, allowing users the option of a cleaner, more efficient format. Some users rejoiced, while others found the changes difficult to use.Thankfully, Gma...
03:22 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Your First Screen Names, Illustrated
Remember your first screen name? Before you were worried about your "personal brand" and had a professional-facing "[email protected]" address? Those were the good old days. The Internet se...
03:11 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Puppy Tackles the Stairs in Cutest Video Youll See Today
Sometimes we all just need a mentor, a guiding spirit or a cheering squad to get us through those tough moments. And while this puppy is having a mega-crisis of sorts trying to conquer his fear of the...
02:51 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Chinese Tech Brands Youll Be Hearing From in 2013
As John F. Kennedy once noted, the Chinese word for "crisis" is composed of the characters for "danger" and "opportunity." So characteristically, amid the hand-wringing at CES about the show's decreas...
02:33 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Heres a Rubiks Cube for the Blind
Remember the Rubik's Cube? Of course you do. Invented in 1974 and sold non-stop from 1980 onward, the fiendishly difficult six-faced puzzle has fascinated the planet for generations. It is widely rega...
02:14 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Marlon Wayans Gets His Inspiration on the Toilet
Actor Marlon Wayans, whose comedy-horror flick A Haunted House landed in theaters Friday, gets inspiration for his Twitter thoughts in the darnedest places.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, film...
02:14 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Marlon Wayans Gets Inspiration for His Tweets on the Toilet
Actor Marlon Wayans, whose comedy-horror flick A Haunted House landed in theaters Friday, gets inspiration for his Twitter thoughts in the darnedest places.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, film...
02:11 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Listen to the World Premiere of Destinys Childs Nuclear
Sony Music has exclusively given Mashable the audio for "Nuclear," the first song from Destiny's Child since 2005. Here is the world premiere of the song.More About: beyonce, celebrities, Destiny's Ch...
01:54 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable FBI Posts Google Map of Bank Robbery Pics, Tips
The FBI has begun collecting tips on the names of unidentifiable bank robbery suspects through a new Google map that pictures heists nationwide, bureau officials announced this week.The new site, bank...
01:30 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Feel the Love for Gray-Haired Crooners Restaurant Sing-a-long
This video of several men singing "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" -- yes, the Disney song -- in harmony, a cappella could be the greatest contribution Canada has ever made to the Internet.Who else thi...
01:06 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Vimensio Gives 3D the Bird
LAS VEGAS -- 3D hasnt quite lived up to the hype: Were not all sitting in our living rooms, wearing special glasses and marveling at the soccer ball some player just kicked in our face. That doesn't m...
12:58 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Megan Fox Tells Dirty Jokes in Deleted This Is 40 Scene
If you like dirty jokes, we've got a treat for you. "This Is 40" director Judd Apatow has given Mashable a deleted scene from the new comedy flick.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, EXCLUSIVE, fi...
12:39 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Startup Wants to Use Drones to Deliver Medical Supplies
Drones can be deadly. They're used in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere to spy and take out suspected terrorists. But drones can be good too. We've already seen that their potential extends beyond t...
12:23 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Fandango Will Stream Live Chat With Silver Linings Cast Today
The cast of Oscar-nominated "Silver Linings Playbook" will participate Jan. 11 in a live chat streamed on Fandango at 9 p.m. ET.More About: 85th Academy Awards, academy awards, celebrities, Entertainm...
12:19 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Toshibas OLED Smart Watch Knows Who You Are By Your Pulse
LAS VEGAS Toshiba is showing off at CES a prototype of an OLED smart watch that knows its owner by his or her pulse.An embedded ECG sensor in the rear of the watch lets it recognize its owners unique...
12:10 am GMT - Sat, January 12, 2013
Mashable Alien Life May Exist on Exoplanet Moons
In the search for an Earth-like alien world, astronomers have had their eyes set on planets beyond our solar system, but some moons orbiting these exoplanets may be just as likely to support life, sci...
11:43 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Eighth Grader Nails Behind-the-Back Buzzer-Beater
An eighth grader had his Michael Jordan Game 6 moment, and while the kid didn't walk away with an NBA championship, he did end up with a pretty awesome story to share.Number 50 got the ball with only ...
11:43 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Flickr Photos Now Show Up in Yahoo Image Searches
Photos from Flickr are now showing up in Yahoo Image searches, the company announced on Thursday.Yahoo is making "tens of millions" of Flickr photos available, which are available for reuse and repost...
11:21 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable True, Hilarious Facts About the Life of Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman is the most powerful man alive. True fact. Because nothing exists until his smooth-like-butter voice narrates it. Like right now, he's narrating you reading this. And Morgan Freeman goe...
11:14 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable This Gadget Sucks Food Out of Your Stomach After You Eat
A new weight-loss gadget, AspireAssist, uses a valve to pump food out of your stomach after you eat. More About: Gadgets, health and fitness, Newsy, Science, videos, weight loss...
11:14 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable This Gadget Sucks Food Out of Your Stomach
A new weight-loss gadget, AspireAssist, uses a valve to pump food out of your stomach after you eat. More About: Gadgets, health and fitness, Newsy, Science, videos, weight loss...
11:05 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable 9-Year-Old Actress Reads Acceptance Speech From Her Smartphone
Quvenzhan Wallis, the 9-year-old who earned an Oscars nomination, just won a prize at another awards show and read her acceptance speech on a smartphone.More About: celebrities, Critic's Choice Awards...
10:45 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable TrackingPoint Is Worlds First Smart Hunting Rifle
The world's first-ever smart hunting rifle claims users will never again miss their prey.More About: apps, CES, CES 2013, Mobile...
10:24 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Why Did Reuters Pull its iPhone Mini Report?
Late Thursday, a report from the Shanghai Evening News suggested Apple would not be producing a less expensive iPhone despite reports to the contrary. That story, and what happened after its publicati...
10:08 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable New Dating Sites Let You Meet People Through Friends
Imagine if you could get the same experience of a cocktail party -- and all the potential date option, but online. That's the idea behind a new crop of dating websites that aim to recreate the experie...
09:24 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Bill Clinton, Who? Snooki Draws Huge Crowd at CES for Headphones Launch
Snooki Couture by Nicole Polizzi Snooki models bow-inspired headphones.Click here to view this gallery.LAS VEGAS -- Say what you want about Snooki, but she attracted am...
09:22 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Kesha Unleashes Music Video for CMon
Kesha just released her first music video since she saw her "Die Young" song drastically losing radio airplay in December after the Newtown school shooting.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, Kesh...
08:57 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable A Look Back at Indiegogos Successful Year in Crowdfunding
Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo released statistics about its work in 2012 last week, focusing on campaigning, community and the influence of video within the past year.The stats show that on a...
08:32 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Its a BirdIts a PlaneIts Justice League Currency!
Ben Franklin as The Green Lantern Ben probably channeled some of that electricity into a glowing ring. Photos courtesy of Aslan Malik.Click here to view this gallery.Geo...
08:27 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Designing for the Hidden Dangers in Big Data
Issues around privacy and data security are increasing. More companies are now adopting strategic approaches that weave responsible privacy practices into the entire life cycle of product design and d...
08:11 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Angry Birds Creator Rovio Claims 260 Million Active Users
Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish gaming firm best known for its Angry Birds franchise, tweeted on Friday that it has more than a quarter billion active users.Over 260 million active users for our game...
07:49 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Is Apple Coming Out With a Cheaper iPhone? The Answer Is Unclear
Recent rumors about a cheaper iPhone have recently been all but debunked by Apple's SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller, who told Chinese newspaper Shanghai Evening News that "cheap smartphones w...
07:07 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable 10 Epic Office Pranks Caught on YouTube
1. Office Prank Air Horn Chair It's an oldie, but a goodie. Click here to view this gallery.Here at Mashable, w...
06:55 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable A Parents Take on Snapchat
Snapchat, the self-destructing photo messaging app, has gained a lot of criticism for its alleged encouragement of "sexting." As a parent, how should you monitor your teen's use of it?More About: cont...
05:50 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the First Tegra 4-Powered Tablet
LAS VEGAS -- It was expected, but still impressive. Nvidia unveiled its quad-core Tegra 4 mobile processor at CES 2013, and many products with the next-generation chip are already planned. One of them...
04:55 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Sony Exec Explains How 4K TV Owners Will Get Content
LAS VEGAS -- If there was a trend at CES 2013, it was 4K. Every major TV manufacturer announced at least one TV with 4K resolution, and some unveiled several. Not many addressed the main issue with th...
01:44 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable iHome Bluetooth Speakers and Docks Are Geek Treats
Rechargeable Portable Bluetooth Speaker Lovely colors in these mono speakers, $59.99Click here to view this gallery.iHome's latest collection of Bluetooth speakers, Ligh...
12:41 pm GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Project Shield, Nvidias Powerhouse Game Controller
Nvidia Project Shield Project Shield will be one of the first devices to pack Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor. Designed to be both a standalone Android gaming device as well ...
10:06 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Facebook Charging $100 to Message Mark Zuckerberg
We knew Facebook was eager for new revenue streams. We just didn't know they were this eager.If you try to send founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a message on Facebook, Mashable discovered Thursday, the...
09:38 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Control Your Lights From Anywhere With WeMo Light Switch
LAS VEGAS -- It seems iPhone owners aren't the only ones who forget to turn off light switches now and then. WeMo announced the launch of a new product that now gives Android smartphone owners the abi...
08:59 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Trip Tern Will Create Your Travel Itinerary
Trip Tern's goal is to make travel planning easier by automatically creating an itinerary that includes information about your city, hotel and interests.More About: startup, The Launchpad, travel...
08:20 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Attention Men: This Is Why You Have Nipples
Sorry to break it to all you bros out there, but back in the day you were just one of the ladies. And while we're sure you'll be happy to finally release the goddess within, take a moment to learn how...
07:41 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable This Robotic Spider Dress Will Make Your Skin Crawl
As if spiders weren't creepy enough on their own, now you can wear one. High-tech fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht created an unsettling robotic spider dress, complete with animatronic arachnid limbs ...
06:44 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Mobile Is Changing the PC Culture at Federal Agencies
Federal agencies are facing substantial outlays to manage mobile computing devices as they shift from a culture of PCs and laptops to smartphones and tablets. But there is a silver lining. Agencies ar...
06:24 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Cats in Pajamas Music Video Will Haunt Your Nightmeows
Oakland, Calf.-based band GnarBoots hacked up a hairball of bizarre to create the music video for their tune, "Cats in Pajamas." Cats, pajamas -- what could go wrong? So much.The peculiar video looks ...
06:06 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Fitbug Launches New Suite of Health Trackers
LAS VEGAS -- You may not have heard of Fitbug before, but the wearable fitness tracking device maker was one of the first companies in the now booming fit-tech space. Launched in 2005, the UK company ...
05:45 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable This Picture Shows Everything Wrong With Booth Babes at CES
'Booth babes' have been one of the more unfortunate features of tech trade shows for years. Women (we've never seen any male booth babes) chosen for their looks are paid to hang around a company's boo...
05:41 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Europe Will Likely Force Google to Change Search Practices
Google may have gotten off with a slap on the wrist in the United States for its search practices, but it doesn't look like it will get off so easily in Europe.Joaqun Almunia, the European Union's com...
05:33 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Mashables Favorite Tech From CES 2013
Lego Mindstorms EV3 Powerful yet fun DIY robotics for adults and children. This update moves the control/interactions to your favorite mobile devices.-- Lance Ulanoff, M...
05:15 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Easily the Grossest Thing Youll See Today
Man kills spider. Gigantic, slimy worm crawls out of spider. This video is the nastiest thing you'll see today, if not the grossest thing ever. More About: Watercooler...
04:50 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Try on Your Next Pair of Glasses Online, Get Them in 4 Days
Kate Endress' technology takes the pain out of trying on glasses. Ditto lets you sample your specs online using a credit card as a measuring stick. More About: Ditto, glasses, online shopping, valle...
04:46 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Training for a 10K? Try CES 2013
A team of Mashable writers, editors and photographers have spent the week barreling through the Las Vegas Convention Center that houses CES 2013. With new tech and gadgets being unveiled every minute,...
04:15 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Hands On With a Window-Cleaning Robot
Ecovac's Winbot robot window-cleaner does a pretty good job of cleaning up the mess I made at CES 2013.More About: robots...
04:03 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable 3 Kickstarter-Backed Films Earn Oscar Nods
Sprinkled among the high-budget films nominated for Oscars are three films with humble financial beginnings. They all got monetary boosts on Kickstarter.More About: academy awards, Entertainment, film...
03:56 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Make Your 2013 Oscar Predictions Here
One of the best parts of Academy Awards season is making your own predictions for who will win. Make your 2013 Oscar predictions here. More About: 85th Academy Awards, academy awards, Movies, Oscars, ...
03:55 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Watch Water Balloons Smash Into a Shirtless Dude in Slo-Mo
Photographer Pablo Vicente filmed a -- ahem -- ridiculously attractive, shirtless guy having water balloons thrown at him. And he put it on YouTube in slow motion. SEE ALSO: Scramble to Watch This Slo...
03:41 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Bookacoach Helps You Find a Sports Coach You Can Trust
The startup bookacoach connects parents and kids with sports coaches who have undergone background checks and been verified for expertise. More About: parenting, Sports...
03:38 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable How Wireless Gadgets Are Breaking the Internet
Behind all the dazzling mobile-ready electronics products on display at the International CES in Las Vegas this week is a looming problem: how to make the networks that support all these wireless devi...
03:36 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable West Wing Star Will Follow You on Twitter if You Donate Money
Do you have any celebrity followers on Twitter? Would you like to get one?West Wing alum and current Scandal star Joshua Malina will follow you on Twitter for a year if you'll donate $10 to Mazon, a J...
03:24 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable WikiVoyages Might Be Your New Destination Guidebook
Wikipedia, the site you have probably used countless times to find out information on literally everything, is launching Wikivoyage tentatively sometime next week, reports Skift.The free worldwide tra...
03:08 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Why Are People Still Buying CDs?
Amazon announced AutoRip on Thursday, a free service that gives consumers a cloud-based backup for every CD they've bought from the company since 1998.For Amazon, it's another move towards ensuring th...
03:04 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Watch This Skateboarders Near-Death Experience
If you're a skateboarder, this video shows why you shouldn't bombt down steep hills that lead directly to busy cross streets. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
03:01 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Laptop Vending Machine Offers Safety for Students
A laptop bag might protect your computer from the elements but it could also act as a bullseye for muggers. For students on late-night studying binges, schlepping their tech around campus might not be...
02:59 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable IBMs Watson Memorized Entire Urban Dictionary, Then His Overlords Deleted It
Humans talk funny. We invent words. We smash words together, tear them apart, abbreviate them one way, then another. Which is great and fun, if you're a human. Not so great if you are a machine or the...
02:55 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Incredible Rendering Brings Van Goghs Famous Self-Portrait to Life
A Lithuanian artist has brought one of Van Gogh's most iconic self-portraits to life in a stunning, unimaginable way. More About: art, Watercooler...
02:43 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Orange You Glad This Beagle Is So Cute?
What could be more perplexing to a dog than a sour lemon? Another member of the citrus family.Maymo, the adorably derpy beagle, is known for his extremely cute reactions to everyday objects like cabba...
02:26 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable NASA: Asteroid Apophis Will Not Hit Earth in 2036
After collecting data from Asteroid Apophis' distant Earth flyby yesterday, NASA confirms that the asteroid will not collide with the Earth in 2036.The Slooh Space Camera caught a glimpse of the much-...
02:22 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Let Er Rip! Al Roker Pooped In My Pants Remix
Dougie, make room on the dancefloor for the Dookie Dance.Al Roker's confession that he pooped his pants at the White House following gastric bypass surgery had the Internet talking a lot of crap this ...
02:15 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Why Amazon Wont Give You Free Digital Copies of Your Movies and Books
Amazon announced Thursday morning that any customer who purchases a CD will receive a free digital copy of that album. The offer is valid not only on present and future purchases, but on any one of 50...
02:04 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Forrst Has Been Acquired For the Second Time in One Year
It's tough enough for a startup to get acquired once, but one company has just been acquired for the second time in a year.Forrst, an online community for designers and developers, has been acquired b...
02:02 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Tim Tebow Launches Headphones, Including Jet Model
Tim Tebow Signature Series Headphones by Soul Click here to view this gallery.LAS VEGAS -- New York Jets player Tim Tebow launched a line of headphones on Thursday with...
01:33 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Take an Up-Close Look at Sonys Xperia Z
LAS VEGAS - Sony announced Monday the Xperia Z, its new flagship smartphone. Powered by Android, the phone has a quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 1080p display, and a 13-megapixel built-in camera.De...
01:10 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Sammy Sosas Kooky Pinterest Page Won the Internet Today
But is this really Sammy Sosa's creepy Pinterest page? Well, according to the page in question, "Yes, I'm the real Sammy Sosa, and this is my Pinterest."More About: Baseball, Sports...
01:04 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Cinemax Premieres New Series With GIFs
The hottest moments in television normally get the GIF treatment within hours of airing. Previously, it's been fans who create the animated looping recaps, but brands are catching on to the appeal.Cin...
12:55 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Official Oscar App Adds Android, Facebook Ballots
Hot on the heels of the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have updated their award-winning Oscar companion app -- this time with Facebook integ...
12:49 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Involver Founder Rahim Fazal Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Streaming live on Mashable, Involver founder Rahim Fazal will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, Jan 10.More About: Business, involver, Live Chat, Startups, yec...
12:49 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Take a Virtual Live Tour of Verizons CES Booth
LAS VEGAS -- For Verizon, CES 2013 was all about innovation. The carrier didn't make any huge announcements at this years show, and instead took the opportunity to talk about how it is getting involve...
12:33 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable This Is the Future of Shopping
Primesense and Shopperperception are ready to change how retailer watch us shop.More About: 3D, CES, CES 2013...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable How to Knock Your Next Interview Out of the Park
You already know the interview essentials, but youll need to go beyond the basics to really stand out for the job. Here are four ways to do it. More About: job interview, Jobs, tips...
12:10 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Danny DeVito at CES 2013: Both He and His TrollFoot Love Twitter
The actor and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" star is using social media to connect to his audience is all new ways.More About: CES, CES 2013, DeVito, Movies, TV, Twitter...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, January 11, 2013
Mashable Your Home Wi-Fi Is About to Get Faster
Are all your family or roommates' laptops, phones, tablets, gaming consoles and other wireless devices clogging up the invisible pipes that make up your home Wi-Fi network? Good news: That network wil...
11:45 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence GIF Reactions to Oscar Nominations
Hollywood rolled their egos out of bed before dawn on Thursday morning to hear the 2013 Oscar nominations. This year's show hosts, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone, helmed the...
11:38 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Will Ferrell and Ryan Gosling Sell Knives on QVC, Jimmy Kimmel Ruins It
Ferrell's got knives to sell, KIMMEL! Looks like Jimmy Kimmel's new 11:35 p.m. time slot is getting in the way of Will Ferrell's and Ryan Gosling's QVC dreams. Their "Knife Guys" show -- where they se...
11:28 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable How Will Scientists Confirm Earth-Like Planet Exists?
The announcement this week that astronomers have found a potential alien world that could be the most Earth-like exoplanet yet is raising a big question: How will scientists confirm the existence of a...
11:25 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable The Mashable Online Career Expo Is Coming to a City Near You
Are you looking to make your next great career move in 2013? Mashable is here to help and proud to announce its 2013 Online Career Expos, a series of nationwide events that will connect you with leadi...
11:17 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable How One Musician Overcame Apples One Hit Wonder Effect
Chilly Gonzales has been many things over his 15+ years as a music professional. The thing you may know him for most, without even realizing it? He helped sell the first iPad. In 2010, Apple appr...
11:11 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable HBOs Girls Are Basically Your Friends on Facebook
HBO's Girls has achieved what every TV show dreams of: A network of connected fans who love to share their opinions about the show, compare themselves to the lead characters -- Are you a Hannah, Marni...
10:55 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Baby Clothing Helps Prevent Infant Death
A new breathing sensor system could be embedded in romper suits to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microinteg...
10:41 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Digg Talks Monetization, Unveils New Ad Product
Digg's new owners say they're only "about 1% done" building out their vision for the revamped content discovery application, but that doesn't mean they're going to put off monetization any longer.In a...
10:38 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Redditors Accuse BuzzFeed of Photo Theft
A thread at the top of Reddit's most popular photography group, r/photography, accuses BuzzFeed of "stealing people's long exposure pics ... without any permission" for a sponsored post advertising a...
10:33 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Sign Your Name Like Jack Lew With This Signature Generator
One of the most interesting bits of information to come out about soon-to-be-appointed Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, is his nearly unbelievable, did-a-second-grader-just-scribble-that, signature. The ...
10:14 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Announces Destinys Child Comeback on Tumblr
Out of nowhere, Destiny's Child is back after splitting up in 2005. The group's new "Love Songs" album is slated for a Jan. 29 release.More About: beyonce, celebrities, Destiny's Child, Entertainment,...
10:14 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Announces Destinys Child Comeback
Out of nowhere, Destiny's Child is back after splitting up in 2005. The group's new "Love Songs" album is slated for a Jan. 29 release.More About: beyonce, celebrities, Destiny's Child, Entertainment,...
10:01 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 72-Hour Gaming Marathon Needs Your Help to Build a School
Fortunately (unfortunately?), the world did not end in December, as those silly Mayans predicted. But that won't curb our appetite for apocalyptic games.The folks over at gametoaid.org have launched a...
09:41 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Report: Steve Jobs Offered to Help Former HP CEO Mark Hurd Get His Job Back
Mark Hurd resigned as CEO and Chairman of Hewlett-Packard in 2010 after an investigation into whether he sexually harassed one of HP's contractors, but at least one influential person didn't want to s...
09:36 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Visit the Ruins of Mayan Apocalypse Fansites
Planet Earth and human civilization aren't the only things that stubbornly refused to end last month. So did lots of apocalypse websites and forums.More About: Apocalypse, fans, Mayan Apocalpyse...
09:23 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlakes Cryptic Tweet Teases Big Announcement
Singer Justin Timberlake, who hasn't released new music since 2006, gave a sign for a possible comeback in a cryptic tweet. What will he announce?More About: celebrities, Entertainment, justin timberl...
09:17 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable How the Mars Curiosity Rover Works
The Curiosity rover is packed with cutting-edge scientific payload to explore Mars like a human would. Here's is a rundown of some of the rover's hardware.More About: Curiosity, features, Mars, Mars r...
08:59 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Axe Body Spray Will Send 22 People to Space
In a huge marketing stunt, men's personal care product company Axe has teamed up with famed moonwalker Buzz Aldrin to send 22 people into space.More About: Axe, buzz aldrin, space, space tourism, Unil...
08:47 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 9 Things We Wish Gmail Could Do
1. Merge Email Threads Have you ever emailed back and forth with someone and she keeps sending you a separate email with each new thought? Or maybe the emails you receiv...
08:33 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Oscar Snubs Leave Twitter Fans Disappointed
While many in the film industry celebrated their nominations for the 85th Academy Awards on Thursday, some Twitter users felt that others had been robbed.More About: academy awards, Entertainment, fil...
08:22 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Want to Buy a BootSki Combo Device? Sorry, Its Actually a Hertz Ad
It sounds like a great idea: A boot with retractable skis. It saves a lot of room in the car and takes less time to get on and off the slopes. Too bad the product -- SkiBrogues -- is a fake. The conce...
08:01 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Amazons AutoRip Gives You Free MP3s for CDs Youve Purchased
Amazon has launched AutoRip, a service that gives customers free MP3 versions of CDs they've purchased anytime since 1998. Even better, customers who purchase a new CD will receive their digital copy ...
07:49 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable ZTE Plans to Launch Firefox OS Smartphone in Europe in 2013
China's ZTE has teamed up with an unnamed European carrier to build a smartphone based on Firefox OS, Bloomberg reports. The companies plan to launch the device in Europe this year. According to CEO o...
07:44 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Nokia Sold 4.4 Million Lumia Phones in Q4
Don't count the Nokia Lumia out just yet.Nokia announced Thursday that it sold 4.4 million Lumia smartphones in the December quarter, more than it sold in each of the three previous quarters and nearl...
07:25 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Feeling Unproductive? Blame Your Lunch
Companies trying to increase productivity should offer their employees more wellness programs, a new study finds.Workers who ate healthful meals and exercised on a regular basis had better job perform...
07:15 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Kaley Cuoco Revealed as William Shatners Daughter in Priceline Ad
The daughter of Priceline's Negotiator, a.k.a. William Shatner, is none other than Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco. Who knew?In the ad above, Cuoco is given over, Kill Bill-style, to a martial artist ma...
06:53 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Oscars 2013: Here Are the Nominations
Oscars host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone have revealed the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards. And the Oscars nominations go to ... More About: academy awards, celebrities, Entertainment, ...
06:43 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Star Trek-Inspired CommBadge Gives You Handsfree Access to iPhone, Android
The "combadge," a two-in-one device that's both a communicator and badge worn by Starfleet, has arrived three centuries early.While it's not an exact replica of Star Trek's iconic gadget, the CommBadg...
06:33 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Watch Oscars Nominations 2013 Here
Oscars host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone will announce the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards at 5:30 a.m. Thursday in California.More About: academy awards, celebrities, Entertainment, fi...
06:14 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Samsung Launches Galaxy S II Plus for the Budget-Minded
Samsung has launched Galaxy S II Plus, a new smartphone that is essentially an update to the now very dated Samsung Galaxy S II. The 4.3-inch phone sports a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 480 x 800-pixe...
04:49 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Major U.S. Cellphone Carriers to Support BlackBerry 10, Report Says
In a hopeful sign for embattled telecom company Research in Motion, three top U.S. wireless carriers said they would support BlackBerry 10 products.RIM's newest mobile operating system is slated to la...
03:22 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Microsoft Surface Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro Starting at $899, the Surface Pro is the "prosumer" version of Microsoft's tablet. It runs Windows 8 Pro off an Intel Core i5 ship and is slightly ...
02:57 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Facebook Is Top Social Network in 127 Countries
Facebook's reach just keeps getting wider. According to social media analyst Vincenzo Cosenza's biannual World Map of Social Networks, Facebook is the leader in 127 of the 137 countries observed, the ...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Apple Locks in iOS App Screenshots to Prevent Scams
Apple's recent change to its App Store policy will lock in screenshots of iOS app submissions after they've been approved, preventing scammers from replacing them with ones from more popular apps. Bef...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Paragraph Shorts App Re-imagines How Readers Discover Short Fiction
A former novelist hopes to make it easier for readers to discover short fiction with a new iPad magazine app called Paragraph Shorts.More About: apps, fiction, ipad, Media...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Paragraph Shorts App Reimagines How Readers Discover Short Fiction
A former novelist hopes to make it easier for readers to discover short fiction with a new iPad magazine app called Paragraph Shorts.More About: apps, fiction, ipad, Media...
11:58 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 10 People Getting Pwned by Winter
1. Escape Attempt or Uncontrollable Slide? You decide. Click here to view this gallery.Blizzards, icy roads and...
11:58 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 10 Videos of People Getting Pwned by Winter
1. Escape Attempt or Uncontrollable Slide? You decide. Click here to view this gallery.Blizzards, icy roads and...
11:03 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable iPotty Aims To Entertain Toddlers During Toilet Training
Perhaps a tablet will convince your fidgety tot to sit on the potty for longer. A new product for parents of children being potty trained features a mini toilet and an adjustable iPad docking station:...
10:31 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Cheaper iPhone Would Cost $99 to $149, Report Says
Apple's rumored cheaper iPhone would cost anywhere from $99 to $149, according to a new report.The device, which would debut in late 2013 "at the earliest," is part of an effort to attract more custom...
10:01 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 77% of Parents Blame Video Games For Exposing Kids to Violence
A new study from Common Sense Media shows the majority of parents (75%) feel that shielding children from violence is difficult. That same percentage of parents blame "media violence, such as content ...
09:15 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Social Sites for Families: More Personal than Facebook
We've all seen (and some of us have been) that person on Facebook -- the over-sharer. Some of us may be happy to divulge every intimate detail of our personal lives; others are more private. Social ne...
08:28 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Even Amid Scandal, People Will Defend Their Favorite Brands
What happens when your beloved brand runs into public relations trouble? If you're really in love with the brand, you'll stand by it, researchers say.More About: brand marketing, branding, scandal...
07:44 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Could Stuffed Robots Ever Replace Stuffed Animals?
Robots have had the power to replace many things reserved for humans in the past, but could they ever replace stuffed animals?Amanita Design is now taking pre-orders for a $30 plush robot, which you c...
06:55 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Dad Hires Hit Men to Kill Son in Video Games
A father in China perturbed by the amount of time his adult son spent playing online video games hired other gamers to kill all the young man's characters. More About: Gaming, parenting...
06:45 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Felicia Day Is Geek Icon, Closet Math Genius
Felicia Day has starred in TV shows and created and stars in the popular online series The Guild. Now the geek icon is talking to us.More About: CES, CES 2013, felicia day...
06:28 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Mark Cuban Fined $50,000 for Tweet
Mark Cuban's in hot water with the NBA again, this time over some costly comments he made on Twitter.More About: NBA, Sports...
06:03 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Googles Android Is Coming to a Kitchen Near You
Android users can vouch for the perks of large screens, custom widgets, and now, optimum rice cooking. Google is expanding its free operating system to rice cookers, refrigerators and other home appli...
06:00 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Would You Wear Internet-Connected Clothing?
It could be so simple -- you just leave your house and your Internet-connected T-shirt will tell your social networks where you are going. At International CES 2013 on Tuesday, one of the creators of ...
05:53 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Peoples Choice Awards Will Air on Xbox 360 Tonight
CBS's televised broadcast of the People's Choice Awards will also be aired tonight on Xbox 360, Microsoft's gaming and entertainment-streaming console.More About: connected tv, People's Choice Awards,...
05:17 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 50 Cent Talks Tech With Mashable at CES
LAS VEGAS - You may know that 50 Cent has his own line of headphones. What you may not realize is the rap superstar is also the majority owner and CEO of the company making them.2013 marks 50s third C...
05:04 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable The Best Wedding RSVP Cards Ever
With wedding season a mere five months away, the invitations will begin pouring in just in time to replace those Christmas cards. And when they do, you'll first want to rip your hair out and then begi...
04:58 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Toyotas Self-Driving Car More of a Smart Co-Pilot
LAS VEGAS -- Are we ready for self-driving cars? Google's got some competition on the road these days. Toyota introduced its Advanced Active Safety Research Vehicle at the 2013 International CES.We go...
04:35 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Psy Bringing Gangnam Style to Wonderful Pistachios Super Bowl Ad
Get crackin' -- "Gangnam Style." That's the slogan of the forthcoming Wonderful Pistachios Super Bowl campaign featuring South Korean pop star Psy. The rapper achieved worldwide recognition last year ...
04:27 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Warner Bros. Gangster Squad Tweet Capitalizes on Hey Girl Meme
A Ryan Gosling "Hey Girl" meme reference slipped in among the tweets Warner Bros. Pictures sent this week to promote the premiere of "Gangster Squad."More About: celebrities, Entertainment, films, Gan...
04:24 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Aging Ocean Tower May Be Used as Energy Lab
A rusty 48-year-old tower standing in the Atlantic Ocean may soon get a makeover for modern energy. The one-time lighthouse even may accommodate energy researchers and staff for overnight stays.Offici...
04:22 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable How Apple Sold the iPhone, 6 Years Ago Today
It's a widescreen iPod! No, wait, it's a breakthrough Internet communications device with desktop-class email! Best of all, it comes with Cingular phone service and Googles groundbreaking maps!It was ...
04:07 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Celebrities Read Mean Tweets About Themselves (Round 3)
Nothing is a bigger middle finger to the haters than ... reading their mean comments on national television.Looks like Jimmy Kimmel is offering some sort of digital catharsis to mistreated celebs ever...
03:57 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Everything You Need to Know About Mint the Coin
If you follow anybody remotely interested in politics on Twitter, you've probably seen a reference to "mint the coin" fly across your stream at some point this month. And if you've seen that reference...
03:49 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Big Companies Turn to This Startup to Fix Bad Customer Service
Big name companies are turning to cloud-based Zendesk to solve their customer service issues. CEO Mikkel Svane tells us why.More About: customer service, valleygirltv, zendesk...
03:48 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Watch Mark Wahlberg Do the Weather in Philadelphia
 Viewers of Good Day Philadelphia got a surprise Wednesday morning when Mark Wahlberg stopped by to do the weather and traffic. Wahlberg, who is promoting his upcoming movie Broken City, delivere...
03:38 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Intellect Motion Turns Gameplay Into Hardcore Exercise
LAS VEGAS -- No matter what you think, video gaming is not exercise. It's sitting on your butt, twitching your fingers over a dozen multi-colored buttons. You rarely break a sweat. I can tell you thou...
03:35 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Arrested Development Returns in May
Arrested Development fans, your wait is nearly over. The Bluths are set to return for their feverishly anticipated fourth season this May.More About: arrested development, netflix...
03:28 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable This Is the Most Bizarrely Awesome Way to Answer an iPhone
Still using your hand to answer your iPhone? Amateur. This dude demonstrates the bossest way to pick up that ring-a-ling using a special quick-draw contraption. And, in the process of doing so, inadve...
03:23 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Edward Norton Wants to Give You Will Ferrells Autographed Cowbell
Using quirky campaigns, actor Edward Norton and other celebs are battling on crowdfunding site CrowdRise to raise the most money for their charities.More About: barack obama, celebrities, crowdfunding...
03:06 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 10 New Years Resolution Failures
1. Eat Healthier Except for my cheat days, which are only the ones that end in "y."Photo by iStockphoto, mammamaartClick here to view this gallery.January is the perfect...
02:58 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Report: Digital Advertising Broke $100 Billion in 2012
Global digital advertising spending broke $100 billion for the first time, according to eMarketer, which predicts the business will grow another 15.1% this year.That figure compares to a market increa...
02:44 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Experience the Madness of CES 2013 Show Floor
International CES 2013 officially opened its doors to the public on Tuesday, welcoming attendees to more than 1.85 square miles of vendor space and over 3,000 vendors. About 150,000 people are expecte...
02:28 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable This Android-Based Smart watch Looks Like an iPod nano
LAS VEGAS Pebble got a ton of attention for its smart watch at CES this year. It wasnt the only smart watch company, however, to have a major announcement.Originally announced at last years CES, Ital...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable iShack Brings Sustainable Living to South African Slums
Researchers at a South African University are putting a modern twist on a way of life for sub-Saharan shack dwellers. The iShack, or improved shack, is designed to improve living conditions with solar...
01:39 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Is Iran Behind a Wave of Cyberattacks Against U.S. Banks?
Several American banks, among them Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo and others, have been the target of cyberattacks in recent months. While no bank records or personally identifiable informati...
01:37 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable CES Challenge Day 3 Shatters Previous Records
We've been tracking our Mashable team members at CES 2013 in Las Vegas as they all dash across the convention center in pursuit of the newest tech trends. Outfitted with Nike+ Fuelbands, our repo...
01:22 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now Via HealthSpot
LAS VEGAS -- What happens if you're sick and need a doctor, and there's no medical personnel close enough to you? Or if you just need a quick check of your ear or throat for possible infection, but d...
01:10 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable The Anatomy of a 4chan Hoax
When the 4chan imageboard community helped make #cutforbieber a trending topic on Twitter and the subject of more than a half dozen news stories Monday, the world collectively gasped at the thought of...
01:05 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With Involver Founder Rahim Fazal
Streaming live on Mashable, Involver founder Rahim Fazal will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Jan 10. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initiat...
01:00 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 10 Crazy Ways to Use a GoPro
1. GoPro Hula Hoop This shoot is surprisingly effective. Click here to view this gallery.Inspired by one rather...
12:59 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Beam Remote Sends Your Head Anywhere in the World
Why travel when Beam can do it for you? Suitable Technologies showed us, at CES 2013, a device can put your face on a rolling remote presence device.More About: CES, CES 2013...
12:41 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Google: The Flu Is Coming!
Did you get your influenza shots this season? If not, you might want to consider rushing to your local pharmacy as soon as possible after you see this disturbing chart from Google.org.The non-profit a...
12:32 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable 10 Spectacular Paintings You Wont Believe Were Made on an iPhone
Bird Slayer A new take on Tweety Bird perhaps?Photo courtesy of Imgur, icheban.Click here to view this gallery.Redditor icheban has now rendered all of our doodles insi...
12:29 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable These Radios Could Save Your Life
Eton's new ZoneGuard Weather radios use county-based information to alert you of seriously bad weather in real-time.More About: CES, CES 2013, Eton, Weather...
12:25 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Beware the Communicable Diseases of CES 2013
LAS VEGAS -- Walking the aisles of CES 2013? Watch out. It's a cauldron of microbes out there, and you can't be too careful. Nitrozac and Snaggy of The Joy of Tech have some comic relief:SEE ALSO: Pr...
12:10 am GMT - Thu, January 10, 2013
Mashable Watch Pixars Blue Umbrella Teaser
Pixar released a rain-soaked teaser video for "The Blue Umbrella," an animated short that will be shown to theater-goers who attend "Monsters University."More About: Blue Umbrella, Entertainment, film...
11:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable How One Dallas Sports Team Epically Burned Another on Twitter
A pair of Dallas sports teams got into a pretty bizarre, petty spat on social media this week -- a bit embarrassing for them but funny for the rest of us. More About: nfl, NHL, Sports...
11:40 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Bill Clinton at CES: Dont Take Tech for Granted
LAS VEGAS -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton joined Samsung on stage at 2013 International CES in Las Vegas to discuss the power of the Internet and the need to grow its infrastructure in the U.S.P...
11:40 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Bill Clinton at CES 2013: Dont Take Tech for Granted
LAS VEGAS -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton joined Samsung on stage at 2013 International CES in Las Vegas to discuss the power of the Internet and the need to grow its infrastructure in the U.S.P...
11:31 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable This Speaker Dock Will Never Become Obsolete
LAS VEGAS -- There's no lack of speaker docks and Bluetooth-enabled speakers here at the International CES 2013, but I've been keeping my eye open for solutions for people who uprgaded to the iPhone 5...
11:12 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable This $47,000 D.C. Hotel Stay Comes With a Social Media Butler
Don't you hate it when you're planning to spend $47,000 for a four-night hotel stay in Washington, D.C., but you're afraid you'll be so busy with luxury that you'll forget to live-tweet the experience...
11:03 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Ruzzle Is the First Breakout Hit of 2013
A word game app not developed by Zynga has topped the most-downloaded iPhone apps chart and looks like the first breakout hit of 2013.Ruzzle, which was created by the Stockholm-based MAG Interactive, ...
10:56 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Comedian Quits Smoking by Drawing Robot Comics
Comedian and illustrator Bryan Bruner drops the cigarettes after a TaskRabbit assignment led to his 21-page comic journeying a robot who quits smoking.More About: comics, humor, quit smoking, robots, ...
10:51 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Walking Dead Unveils New Poster and Teases Super Bowl Ad
"The Walking Dead" doesn't return until Feb. 18, but fans got a taste of what's to come today with AMC's teaser poster for the back half of season three.More About: amc, Entertainment, posters, Super ...
10:44 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Samsung Reveals Powerful 8-Core Processor for Smartphones
LAS VEGAS -- Samsung unveiled at the 2013 International CES on Wednesday its latest processor for smartphones, the Exynos 5 Octa. The company says this new processor delivers twice the performance of...
10:44 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Samsung Reveals Powerful Exynos 5 Octa 8-Core Processor for Smartphones
LAS VEGAS -- Samsung unveiled at the 2013 International CES on Wednesday its latest processor for smartphones, the Exynos 5 Octa. The company says this new processor delivers twice the performance of...
10:41 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Tightrope Walker Dazzles With Moonrise Backdrop
We all know the dance, but this is an entirely different kind of moonwalk. In this video, accomplished climber, high-liner and BASE jumper Dean Potter scales Cathedral Peak in Yosemite National Park b...
10:27 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable If Starbucks Served Internet Coffee
T-shirt artist powerpig imagines a world where Starbucks becomes Sterberks and coffee snobs demand java named after the web's grouchiest feline.More About: grumpy cat, memes, Watercooler...
10:26 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable How an Ancient Beverage Found Fame on Social Media
Its mysterious origin dates back thousands of years. Lore of the fermented dairy drink's seemingly magical health benefits endured through the generations by word-of-mouth. Then, social media raised i...
10:22 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Pebble Kickstarter Watch Will Start Shipping Jan. 23
The Pebble smart watch will start shipping to Kickstarter backers on Jan. 23, 2013.Pebble broke Kickstarter records, raising over $10 million for its smartphone companion watch. Nearly 69,000 backers ...
10:06 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable This Illegible Signature Might Appear on All U.S. Paper Currency
Jack Lew, the current White House Chief of Staff, is being widely reported as President Barack Obama's pick for the next Secretary of the Treasury.The Treasury Secretary, among other more important du...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Apple Refuses to Make the Device Thats Taking Over the World
Phablets are 5-inch and larger phones, and they've turned out to be a major hit. So why hasn't Apple made one yet?More About: apple, ipad, ipad mini, Samsung Galaxy Note II...
09:59 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable 9 Terrible Instagram Filters Youll Never Use
#NoFilter Took a quick walk in the park with my colleagues Annie Colbert and Matt Petronzio. They were really excited about this fountain, so I had to share...Click here...
09:49 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Student Refusing to Wear RFID Chip Loses in Court
A federal court has ruled that a Texas student who refuses to wear a school-mandated RFID tracking badge must at least wear an identification badge without a tracking chip or else change to a school w...
09:42 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Samsung: 4K Ultra HD Content Will Come
Samsung's 4K UHD may be ahead of the curve, but the company believes content will catch up to the stunning pictures,More About: CES, CES 2013, HDTV, samsung, UHDTV...
09:39 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable NBC Comedy 1600 Penn Launches Social Media Cupcake Contest
NBC and bakery franchise Sprinkles have concocted a social media contest to promote new comedy "1600 Penn" The winner will get a year's supply of cupcakes.More About: Entertainment, nbc, social tv, TV...
09:33 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable HzO Makes Your Smartphone Waterproof on the Inside
LAS VEGAS -- There are entire companies based on cases that make your cellphone or tablet waterproof. But what if they were unnecessary? What if your gadgets could survive a dunk in the swimming pool ...
09:31 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Misty Mountains Cover Gets Love From Hobbit Facebook Page
The Hobbit's Facebook page this week gave two big thumbs-up to a capella singer Peter Hollens and violinist Jun Sung Ahn for their Misty Mountains" cover.More About: Cover Song, Entertainment, films, ...
09:19 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable We Now Know Why Eric Schmidt is in North Korea
Much controversy and mystery has surrounded Google's Eric Schmidt and former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson's trip to North Korea. U.S. officials have criticized it, calling it ill-timed given th...
09:16 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Will Ferrell Fires Intern to Celebrate 5 Million Funny Or Die Twitter Followers
Will Ferrell apparently would be just as happy to have Funny Or Die get 5,000 Twitter followers, so he's understandably blown away that the number is actually 5 million.Ferrell, who founded FOD with w...
08:59 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Eyes-On With Samsungs Totally Crazy Dual-View TV
LAS VEGAS -- Of all the products on display at CES 2013, Samsung's dual-view OLED TV has the largest cool-to-perplexing ratio. Yes, it's incredible that two people can look at the same screen and watc...
08:56 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Facebook Stock Hits $30 For First Time Since July
Facebook's stock hit $30 for the first time in nearly six months, but the stock's roller coaster ride may not be over just yet.More About: Facebook, facebook ipo, stocks...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Drive Thru Employees Stumped by Invisible Driver Prank
Some magic you just have to see to believe. Luckily, this video let's you in on the illusion to truly experience the hilarity of a well-crafted prank.Magician and YouTube prankster Magic of Rahat stum...
08:31 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable When Stephen Hawking Went to the White House
In honor of Stephen Hawking's 71st birthday, the White House is sharing never-before-seen footage of a brief interview he gave in 2009.More About: barack obama, Science, Stephen Hawking, White House...
08:12 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable David Bowies Album Tops iTunes Charts in 17 Countries Before Release
David Bowie, who released his first song in a decade and announced a forthcoming album this week, is on top of the music world again at least on iTunes.More About: Albums, David Bowie, Entertainment,...
08:10 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Verizon Activated 9.8 Million Smartphones in Q4, Its Most Ever
Verizon announced Wednesday that it expects to have activated nearly 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter, making this its strongest quarter yet for smartphone sales.The company revealed in an...
07:46 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Withings Smart Activity Tracker Is First to Record Heart Rate
Smart fitness technology company Withing announced a new product at International CES 2013 -- the Smart Activity Tracker.The little device can fit into your pocket or attach to the included belt clip ...
07:44 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable So Whats Up for Amazon in 2013?
Among the Gang of Four in tech right now -- Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon -- Amazon is the only business that revolves around content. The company's hardware products are basically buying machine...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Tops 200 Million Users
LinkedIn on Wednesday announced it had passed an important milestone: 200 million members.The business-oriented social network had reported in its last earnings call on Nov. 1 that it topped 187 milli...
07:17 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Google Doodle in U.K. Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the London Underground
Web surfers in the U.K. were treated Wednesday morning to a Google Doodle celebrating the 150th anniversary of the London Underground, that city's subway transit system.The Doodle uses the famous map ...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Moms Mobile Shopping Skyrocketed in 2012
Although moms may regulate cellphone use for their kids, they definitely love spending one-on-one time with their own smartphones.An infographic from pregnancy app BabyBump shows that 93% of moms spen...
06:19 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Googles Motorola Mobility Withdraws Patent Claims Against Microsoft
Google-owned Motorola Mobility filed a motion Tuesday with the U.S. International Trade Commission to withdraw two patents that were part of a patent-violation claim against Microsoft. The search gian...
06:00 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Monopoly Letting Players Vote on Which Game Piece Gets the Boot
Will this be the Scottie dog's last lap? Or will it be game over for the race car? Hasbro has invited fans of Monopoly to decide which iconic board-game piece will be replaced by a new token.Using Fac...
05:10 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Need a Rugged Tablet? Panasonic Has Two New Toughpads
Panasonic has launched two new Toughpad tablets at the 2013 International CES show, one running Android and the other based on Windows 8 Pro. The FG-Z1 (pictured above) runs Windows 8 Pro and is quite...
03:37 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Silence Annoying Electronics With This Battery Gadget
A new concept allows you to turn off AA-batteries remotely via your iPhone or iPad.More About: 2013, Batteries, CES, Gadgets, iphone, iPhone 5, Mobile...
02:56 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Google+ Gets Pan and Zoom for Large Photos
Google has introduced the ability to pan and zoom large photos on its social network, Google+. Users can now use their mouse wheel to zoom in or out when watching high-resolution photos. Also, cl...
02:28 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable iPhone Cases Framed as Beautiful, Collectible Art
Che Guevara Click here to view this gallery.Sure, iPhone cases protect your device, but with so many creative designs on the market, who's to say they can't double as m...
01:57 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Rare Dolphin Stampede Captured in Breathtaking Viral Video
In a rare display, 1,000 common dolphins stampeded off the coast of California, captivating onlookers on a whale-watching boat. Footage of the stampede, captured by tour company Dolphin Safari, has at...
01:29 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable That Flat Screen TV May Cost More Than You Think
LAS VEGAS Running your electronics can get pricey. You already know about Vampire energy and how simply having your TV or DVR plugged in can cost you money. But do you have any idea how much it actua...
12:58 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Your Landline Could Get a Second Life With The Home Phone
Dust off that landline -- household phones may be making a comeback with a new Kickstarter project. The Home Phone, designed by French husband and wife team UrbanHello, is a smartphone for the whole f...
12:30 pm GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Officially Ditching Messenger, Switching Users to Skype in March
Windows Live Messenger will officially retire this March, Microsoft announced Tuesday in a mass email to the chat service's users.On March 15, all users will be switched over to Skype, which the softw...
11:59 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable You Can Now Apply to Be a Mars Colony Pioneer
If you think you have the right stuff to help colonize Mars, you'll soon get your chance to prove it.The Netherlands-based nonprofit Mars One, which hopes to put the first boots on the Red Planet in 2...
11:35 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Brain-Controlled Puzzlebox Orbit Helicopter Makes Waves at CES
If you think about it just enough, you can make a helicopter fly. More About: 2013 CES, CES, Gadgets, Mobile...
11:01 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Soccer Stars on Twitter: Who Follows Who?
This infographic explores the Twitter presence of soccer's biggest stars and clubs. More About: soccer, Sports...
11:01 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Soccer Stars on Twitter: Who Follows Whom?
This infographic explores the Twitter presence of soccer's biggest stars and clubs. More About: soccer, Sports...
10:28 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable DanceDance Revolution Comes to the Classroom
It won't be long before students are playing video games at school. A new interactive fitness game announced at International CES 2013 brings at-home fitness video games to school. DanceDance Revoluti...
10:07 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable The Football Helmet That Could Save Your Kids Brain
Violent collisions in the NFL are getting more attention from players, journalists and medical professionals -- and for good reason. We're just beginning to grasp the effects that repeated big hits ca...
09:25 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Woof! These 15 Slush Puppies Are Crazy About Snow
Warning: Snow excitement may cause eyes to pop out of head. Image courtesy of Flickr, oakleyoriginalsClick here to view this gallery.Humans often greet cold weather with...
08:43 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable NFL Star Uses Twitter Avatar to Send Trash Talk Message
Did Arian Foster just make Twitter avatars the new locker room bulletin board? More About: nfl, Sports...
07:45 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Artist Looks for Drone Pilots on Craigslist, Gets Threatened by FBI
An Israeli filmmaker attracted the attention of the FBI when he posted an ad on Craigslist, looking for U.S. drone pilots. While doing some research for his short film about drone strikes, 5,000 Feet ...
07:11 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Samsung Shows Off Curved OLED TV
LAS VEGAS -- You're not seeing things: This TV from Samsung has a slight curve to it. The company claims it's the world's first curved OLED TV, and we don't doubt it.What advantage does a curved TV ha...
06:56 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Lego-Inspired iPhone 5 Cases Will Make You Geek Out
Fighter jet Click here to view this gallery.Who wouldn't want to use an iPhone with a giant dinosaur attached to the back that you built yourself? More About: CES, CES ...
06:48 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile to Expand Value Plans and Let You Upgrade Early
LAS VEGAS -- T-Mobile originally launched its value plans in September 2011 and Tuesday it announced plans to move all of its devices to the Value plan model.Most phones you purchase at a carrier are ...
06:29 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile Brings Free Data to Windows 8 Laptops and Tablets
T-Mobile announced 4G Connect Tuesday, a new program that gives customers a free 4G data connection with the purchase of select notebooks, tablets, and Ultrabooks.With the program, customers will be a...
05:59 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Apply for Scholarships in a Flash With Personal for Education App
Filling out scholarship forms is easier when you don't have to write your basic information over and over again. "Personal for Education" is a web and mobile app that lets you store all of your basic ...
05:39 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Star Trek Into Darkness Mobile App Will Blast off During Super Bowl
Movie studio Paramount has teamed up with Qualcomm to create a new app for the upcoming film Star Trek Into Darkness. Announced at CES 2013, the app uses context-aware technologies to bring specific i...
05:34 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Japanese Cat Carries Clues to Bizarre Bomb Hacker Case
A cat in Japan carried a memory card police say is the latest clue in a chase for a hacker who's sent anonymous bomb threats to schools, airlines and malls.More About: cats, hacking, japan...
05:31 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Ro Marley Talks Sustainable Tech at CES 2013
Ro Marley at CES 2013 Ro Marley, the son of late reggae artist Bob Marley and head of audio and accessory company House of Marley, joined Mashable for a Google+ Han...
05:28 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Star Wars Episode VII: Who Will Direct it Now?
Is there a director on this planet who's up to the monumental task -- and the potential fan backlash -- of helming the as-yet-untitled Star Wars Episode VII?Or is the risk of disappointing rabid fans ...
04:57 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable FunTab Kids Tablets Provide Safe Online Experience
Your kids can't keep their hands off your tablet. And they are certainly entertaining while playing around with the devices. But as parents of children in the digital age, you probably wonder how to k...
04:49 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Caught Red-Pawed! Cat Found Smuggling Jailbreak Tools Into Prison
This cat, Brazilian police say, was attempting to aid prisoners in an escape. More About: cats, Newsy, prisoner escape, videos...
04:43 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Does App Store Lack Educational Games for Preteens?
It's true -- kids love tablets and laptop games and apps. At Mashable we've seen a ton of tablets made just for kids, and more and more developers are creating apps just for kids. Some of these apps o...
04:22 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Race for First Tightens on Day 2 of CES Challenge
The Mashable team has spent its second day at CES 2013. Thanks to the FuelBands team members were wearing, we were able to track their physical activity and fitness throughout the day. The team member...
04:13 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Buzz This Week
Sports scored big in the first week of 2013, inspiring activity across a range of social networks. Thirteen of the top 20 most discussed programs on broadcast and cable were sports-related. Not very s...
03:57 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Feast Your Eyes on the Epic Panasonic 4K OLED TV
LAS VEGAS -- Just one day after Sony introduced its 4K OLED TV at the 2013 International CES, Panasonic unveiled its own 56-inch prototype. And, in a word, it's stunning.Panasonic's 4K OLED TV is set ...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Is Apple Developing a Cheaper iPhone?
Apple is reportedly working on a lower-cost iPhone and it could arrive as soon as this year. This rumor is courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, which cites "people briefed on the matter." The Journal'...
03:43 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable 8 Successful Companies That Changed Domain Names
Rebranding, re-launching, brand confusion, vagueness: factors that contribute to the decision to rename a website. More often than not, creators shell out big money to purchase already existing domain...
03:39 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Even Your Toilet Seat Will Be Intuitive With Smart Home Tech
Before we know it, our homes will be equal parts shelter and computer. Dropcam has created the inforgraphic below that shows where the future of smart home technology is headed. And 2013 promises to b...
03:32 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable We Never Look Up Is a Beautiful Tribute to the Tech Obsessed
We Never Look Up Images courtesy of (c)weneverlookup, reposted here with permissionClick here to view this gallery.Are you guilty of staring down at your cell phone whil...
03:24 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Facebook to Hold Press Event Jan. 15
Facebook sent out invites to a press event to be held at its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters on Jan. 15.The event starts at 10 a.m. PST and should last some hours -- in the invite e-mail, Facebook no...
03:22 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable QBs Bombshell Girlfriend Becomes a Viral Sensation
A.J. McCarron's girlfriend Katherine Webb is suddenly the hottest thing on the Internet after sending Twitter users into a tizzy on Monday night.More About: college sports, Sports...
03:14 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter Pledges Topped $300 Million in 2012
Kickstarter had its first nine-figure pledge year in 2012.The crowdfunding platform received $320 million in pledges in 2012, more than triple the amount it received in 2011 and the first time it topp...
03:13 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Groom Beats Nerves by Singing Wedding Speech
Tom Fletcher didn't want his fear of public speaking to ruin his wedding day, so the butterfly-bellied groom found a creative solution. Fletcher wooed his bride, charmed his guests and soothed his ner...
03:07 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Judge Refuses to Drop Charges in Bradley Manning Hearing
The judge presiding over the trial of alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning refused to drop all charges against him and instead awarded him 112 days of sentencing credit that will be taken off an e...
02:58 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable This Bluetooth Fridge Will Stream Your Music
LAS VEGAS -- Whirlpool is giving us a glimpse into its vision of the future. At the International CES, currently underway in Las Vegas, the appliance company showed off both connected appliances as we...
02:53 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Astronaut Captures Dramatic Pics of Australian Brushfires From Space
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield captured these detailed images of the Australian brushfires on Jan. 8 from onboard the International Space Station.More About: australia, Chris Hadfield, Internationa...
02:52 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable North Korean Students Use Google in Front of Eric Schmidt
Students around the world use Google everyday. It's something we all take for granted by now. In North Korea, the country with what is probably the most limited Internet access in the world, Googling ...
02:17 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Joe Biden Asked Not to Investigate Violent Video Games
A leading entertainment industry trade organization has asked Vice President Joe Biden to not investigate the linkage between movies, video games and real-life violence. Biden is currently leading a t...
02:04 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Aereo is Expanding to 22 New Cities This Spring
Cord-cutting startup Aereo announced Tuesday that it will be officially expanding into 22 additional cities this spring.Until now, only New York City residents have had access to Aereo. That will chan...
01:48 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable This Case Could Fit a Huge 5 Ft. iPhone
Spotted at CES: a jumbo-sized iPhone case.More About: CES, CES 2013, iphone, iPhone 5, iphone case, Mobile, Watercooler...
01:33 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable GIF-iti Is Street Art That You Can See Only Online
GIF-iti is an art project meant not for a city's streets, but for the Internet's showrooms. Here it is in its completed form, a GIF.More About: art, GIF, Los Angeles, street art...
01:12 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Take a Mental Time-Out With Stunning Time Lapse of World Landscapes
Time lapse virtuoso Dustin Farrell has made the Earth look more magnificent than ever in his latest Landscapes video. The photographer used a Canon 5D Mark 3 and a 5D2 to capture brilliant shots of Ic...
01:05 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Rapper Freddy E Sends Chilling Tweets Before Apparent Suicide
Seattle rapper Freddy E unleashed a string of disturbing messages on Twitter and then killed himself in an apparent suicide, medical examiner determined.More About: Freddy E, Mashable Videos, rap, sui...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Facebook Timeline Change: Its Starting
Remember the Facebook Timeline changes some users started to notice in December? The ones that include a row of fresh options at the top of the page, below your picture, and the banishment of "Maps" a...
12:54 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Nanostructures Boost Battery Life Fivefold
Some of the most promising battery chemistries -- which, in theory, could store several times more energy than today's lithium-ion batteries and cost much less -- have a fatal flaw. They can't be rech...
12:48 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Heres a Close-Up Look at Panasonics 20-Inch 4K Tablet
After today's announcement of Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet, the company unveiled the enormous slab at its booth at CES 2013. We got a close-up look at this super-thin Windows 8 device, and we bring y...
12:42 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Giant Cloud-Like Ceiling Interacts With Museum Visitors
The New York Hall of Science tapped the city's top designers to create a suspended cloud that plays with light to interacts with patrons below.More About: art, museum, new york city, Science...
12:39 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Wikipedia Is Losing Editors, But Why?
The number of people writing and amending content on the world's most expansive knowledge experiment, Wikipedia, has been in gradual decline for six years. A recent study from the University of Minnes...
12:20 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable Does Facebook Turn a Blind Eye to Violence Against Women?
After being publicly called out in print, Facebook is apologizing for not deleting offensive content that promotes violence against women.More About: Facebook, Iceland, Violence, women, womens rights...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, January 9, 2013
Mashable 10 Grandpas With Cooler Moves Than You
1. Rollerblading Grandpa As if his seamless blading wasn't impressive enough, just watch how this guy sticks th...
11:35 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 500-Day Mock Mars Flight Reveals Big Sleep Issues for Astronauts
A mock Mars mission that locked six volunteers inside a simulated spaceship for more than 500 days seriously disrupted the crew's sleep patterns and waking behavior. The disruptions could have led to ...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Twitter User in Kuwait Jailed for Offensive Tweet
A Kuwaiti man was sentenced to two years in prison after he posted a critical tweet about the country's leader. More About: arab world, freedom, freedom of speech, Newsy, Twitter, videos...
11:24 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Panasonic Reveals Enormous 20-Inch 4K Tablet
At a keynote speech Tuesday morning at CES 2013, Panasonic showed off the world's first 20-inch 4K tablet. The new Windows 8 tablet prototype has a 20-inch screen and 4K resolution, and is a half-inch...
11:16 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Will Host and Perform on SNL
Justin Bieber tweeted this week that maybe, just maybe, he would be hosting and performing on Saturday Night Live. Well, it's a fact now: He will do just that on Feb. 9. maybe im hosting and performin...
11:08 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 8 Excellent Tech Habits to Adopt Right Now
1. Keep An Eye on Third-Party Permissions Start getting seriously savvy about granting permission to third-party apps, tools and extensions to access your various social...
10:54 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Baby Is the Most Overused Song Lyric Ever
Oh Justin, you thought you were so creative with that whole "Baby, baby, baby" lyric, didn't you?Little did the Beibs know that "baby" may just stand as the most repetitive, overused, annoying word ev...
10:43 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Dont Fall for This Faceboourk Phishing Scam
A very convincing scam steals users' personal details and credit-card information before taking them to the real Facebook.More About: Facebook, facebook phishing, facebook scams, phishing scam...
10:31 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Curiosity Rover Uses New Brush to Clean Mars Rock
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has pulled out another item from its toolkit for the first time, using a brush to sweep Martian rocks clean of the planet's ubiquitous red dust, the space agency announced ...
10:31 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Target Pledges to Price Match Amazon Year-Round
Following a test-piloting period over the holidays, Target has agreed to match prices with Amazon, Walmart.com, BestBuy.com, Toysrus.com and a handful of other online retailers year-round.In-store sho...
10:17 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Movie Studios Announce UltraViolet Partnership With Device Manufacturers
LAS VEGAS -- At a keynote speech at CES 2013 on Tuesday, CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro introduced UltraViolet, an effort by the major motion picture studios to cooperate with the consumer electro...
10:12 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Pokemon Makes its First Leap Into 3D
The megapopular Pokemon franchise will finally be coming to the 3DS handheld this fall, according to an announcement from Nintendo Tuesday morning.Pokemon X and Pokemon Y are the first 3D entrants int...
10:08 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Piers Morgan Confronts Man Behind Deportation Petition
Alex Jones, a pro-gun radio host, wants CNN's Piers Morgan deported to the UK for using his show as an outlet for his anti-gun views in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting. What's Morgan to do? Invite...
09:39 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Becks New DIY Album Spawns Social Media Collaboration
1. Paul Lambeek - "Just Noise" In this rendition of "Just Noise," Paul Lambeek adopts sampled noised as a rhyth...
09:30 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Tablets Will Outsell Notebooks in 2013, for First Time Ever
In 2012, tablets outsold notebook computers in the US and China, but 2013 will be the year this trend goes global, according to NPD DisplaySearch. That's three years ahead of analysts' earlier estimat...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Qualcomm CES Keynote Is a Good-Time Nerdfest
Qualcomm's CES 2013 keynote was an energizing mix of cutting-edge tech, celebrity, entertainment and nerdy fascination. More About: CES, CES 2013, qualcomm...
08:31 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Amazon Prime Comes to Canada
Amazon has launched its subscription program, Amazon Prime, in Canada. The service has previously been available in the U.S., Japan, the UK, Germany and France.For an annual fee of $79 (CDN), Canadian...
08:30 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Google Rolls Out Biggest Free Wi-Fi Network in New York City
Google, in an expansion of its role as an Internet Service Provider, introduced Tuesday New York City's biggest contiguous free public Wi-Fi network in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.Google's c...
08:11 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Apples iPad Would Be the 11th Largest Tech Company in U.S.
You know Apple is huge when even part of its business is bigger than many of its competitors.If the iPad were a standalone company, it would be the 11th largest tech company in the U.S., according to ...
08:01 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable MTV Reveals 13 Artists to Watch
MTV revealed to Mashable first the 13 artists it thinks will make big waves in the music industry both offline and online in 2013. More About: celebrities, Entertainment, mtv, Music, viacom...
07:49 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable AT&T Sells 10 Million Smartphones in 4Q, a New Record
AT&T sold 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter, breaking the company's previous record of 9.4 million in 4Q 2011. The results, which include Android models and iPhones, break down to 110,...
07:41 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 4 Steps for Successful Social Media Training
Traditionally when companies design a policy or guideline, they also try to create a mechanism for employees to learn about whatever the policy relates to. And most of the time, companies call it trai...
07:26 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Watch This Spectacular Tour of the International Space Station
A lot of us dreamed about being astronauts and traveling to space during our childhood. Needless to say, most of us have never come close to that dream. Thankfully, the Internet has made the distance ...
07:25 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Lost-Phone Apps Protect Your Device, Not Your Privacy
Losing your phone is a massive pain. It's expensive, inconvenient and puts you at risk for identity theft, especially if your phone gets stolen instead of lost. Even with generous insurance, it's an a...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable iTwin Connect Lets You Browse Restricted Sites From Your Work PC
LAS VEGAS -- A new gadget by iTwin makes web browsing on public computers and networks private, and makes it possible to browse restricted websites while traveling, or on computers with limited access...
06:57 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Not So Fast An Endorsement For LinkedIns Endorsements
David Berkowitz is vice president of emerging media for digital marketing agency 360i, where he develops social media and mobile programs for marketers spanning the media & entertainment, retail,...
06:38 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 5 College Classes Youll Wish You Could Take
Remember that viral video in December of an eagle picking up a baby? Turns out, there was no cause for concern -- the video was created by three university students at the Centre NAD in Montreal. Don'...
06:36 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable With Fitbit Flex You Never Stop Monitoring Your Fitness
Fitbit has moved past the clip-on fitness tracker. At CES 2013 the company announced its Fitbit Flex -- a wearable wristband with Bluetooth 4.0 that keeps track of your workouts and sleep cycle. The s...
06:23 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable KFC Customers Disgusting Photo of Chicken Brain or Kidney Goes Viral
Demonstrating the power of one disgusted customer, a U.K. teen's photo of either a brain or a kidney within his KFC meal has gone viral and prompted the chain to apologize.Ibrahim Langoo, 19, posted t...
04:59 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Netgear Adds SlingPlayer and Google TV Support to NeoTV
LAS VEGAS -- At International CES 2013, Netgear announced the latest member of its NeoTV streaming player market, the Google TV-enabled NeoTV Prime.NeoTV is Netgear's attempt to take on companies such...
04:34 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable This Pillow Has Built-in Speakers For Listening in Bed
LAS VEGAS -- A new pillow from Brookstone is looking to revolutionize how you watch TV in bed.At first glance it may look like an ordinary pillow, but inside this memory foam pillow is a set of speake...
03:14 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Kingston Introduces the Worlds First 1TB USB Flash Drive
Remember when USB flash drives had the capacity of a couple megabytes? Those times are long gone, as Kingston introduced what they claim is the world's first 1TB USB 3.0 flash drive. The DataTraveler ...
03:14 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Kingston Introduces Worlds First 1TB USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Remember when USB flash drives had the capacity of a couple megabytes? Those times are long gone, as Kingston introduced what they claim is the world's first 1TB USB 3.0 flash drive. The DataTraveler ...
02:56 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Rest Your Smartphone On iFrogzs Bluetooth Speaker to Amplify Music
The iFrogz BoostPlus speaker magically amplifies sound when you rest your smartphone on top. More About: Bluetooth speakers, CES, CES 2013, Gadgets, smartphone...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Brad Pitt Joins Sina Weibo, Sends Surprising First Message
Brad Pitt joined China's Twitter alternative Sina Weibo this week, gaining thousands of followers after sending a message that raised some eyebrows.More About: Brad Pitt, celebrities, Entertainment, m...
01:58 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Vizio Unveils Windows 8 Tablet Powered by an AMD Chip
LAS VEGAS -- There are already dozens of different kinds of Windows 8 tablets -- from hybrids to super-slim models to the Microsoft Surface -- but here's a new one: Vizio's new Windows 8 tablet, which...
01:32 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Slick New Bravo App Personalizes Your Smart TV Experience
Bravo unwrapped a new app for connected TV devices on Monday. The app supplements Bravo programming and lets people -- who use Samsung smart TVs, Samsung Blu-ray players, Yahoo Widgets or Google TVs -...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Ibitz Uses Your Childs Physical Activity To Power Games, Earn TV Privileges
LAS VEGAS -- What if your child had to walk 5,000 steps in a day before she was allowed to watch cartoons? What if an hour-long bike ride could earn your child an hour of video games -- and a few new ...
12:31 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Sony Unveils Worlds First 4K OLED TV
LAS VEGAS -- Plenty of manufacturers have 4K (a.k.a. Ultra HD) TVs here at CES, and plenty also are showing large-size OLED panels. Only one company is combining the two technologies, however, and tha...
12:04 pm GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Dish Networks Hopper Adds Sling Player, Ability to Stream to iPad
Dish Network CEO Joe Clayton likes to ruffle feathers. Last year, Dish launched the Hopper and Joey DVRs, which sent entertainment content throughout every room in your house. Then, it announced AutoH...
11:27 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Inside ZocDocs Quest to Reinvent Health Care
Shane Snow is a Mashable contributor and co-founder of Contently, a marketplace that helps journalists and brand publishers build their brands. Follow him @shanesnow.It's 3:30 a.m., and the only thing...
10:45 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Qualcomm Launches Flagship Snapdragon 800 Processor
LAS VEGAS -- Qualcomm used its first CES keynote to launch its new flagship mobile processor, the Snapdragon 800. Designed for the demands of high-end smartphones and tablets, the new chip boasts 75% ...
10:06 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable GM Encourages Developers To Create Apps For Chevy Cars
GM's Chevy cars will be able to function with your smartphone apps to help you stay connected while driving in 2013.The car maker announced at International CES the launch of the Flexible App Framewor...
10:03 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Fords MyEnergi Lifestyle Products Aim to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Are you looking for more ways to be green in 2013? On Monday at International CES, Ford announced it is collaborating with Whirlpool, Eaton and SunPower to provide the average American with easy tools...
09:30 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Qualcomms First CES Keynote Is Star-Studded
Producer, Writer, and Director Guillermo Del Toro,toroqual Click here to view this gallery.Qualcomm may have taken Microsoft's place as keynote speaker at this year's I...
08:55 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Betterific is Like Reddit for Customer Feedback
Have you ever had a great idea for how to improve something, but don't know how to get it out there? That's what Betterific hopes to change.More About: startup, The Launchpad...
08:29 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Videographer Tops Reporters in CES Challenge Day One
Who can log the most activity at CES 2013? We're challenging Mashable reporters to track their movements around the world's largest technology trade show. Equipped with Nike+ FuelBands, they bega...
07:57 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Fords Open Developer Program Brings Smartphone Apps to Your Car
LAS VEGAS -- Ford unveiled its new Ford Developer Program at CES 2013 on Monday.The program will give app developers access to its SYNC system alongside its AppLink API. For the last three years, Ford...
07:25 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Sony to Deliver Ultra High-Def 4K Movies This Summer
LAS VEGAS -- Ultra HD, the format also known as 4K, is definitely a trend here at CES. But the oft-asked question is: How will consumers get the content? Now Sony has an answer. The company announced ...
07:20 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Hot Chocolate Tastes Better in Orange Cups, Study Says
Like hot chocolate? According to a new study, you'll like it even more if you drink it from an orange mug. More About: Newsy, study, videos, Watercooler...
06:46 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable This Heart Rate Monitor Sends Stats to Your iPhone
There are four "i"s in this latest fitness gadget's brand name. It might be hard to remember the oddly spelled Viiiiva by its name, but the heart rate monitor's features are definitely memorable. Unve...
06:36 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Posting to Facebook Makes You Less Lonely
The simple act of posting a status update on Facebook can make you feel more connected, researchers have found -- even if no one pays attention to your update. The study, conducted by the Universitat ...
06:25 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Sisters Reunite After 72 Years With the Help of Facebook
Have you ever searched for someone from your past on Facebook? Perhaps you've taken to a social networking site to locate a long-lost relative?There's never been a better way to find people from your ...
06:01 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Sonys Egg-Shaped Bluetooth Speaker Is Insanely Cute
LAS VEGAS -- Sony may have just debuted the cutest Bluetooth speaker in the world. About the size of an apple, the SRS-BTV5 is a tiny speaker that produces big sound. And it comes in pink.Manly men, b...
06:00 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Sony Waterproof Walkman Lets Swimmers Listen to Music Underwater
LAS VEGAS -- The idea of the "power song" or playlist has been around ever since music has been mobile, with runners and cyclists enjoying inspiring music during their workouts for well over a decade....
06:00 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Answer Calls in the Shower With Sonys Flagship Android Phone
You don't have to worry about Sony's newest flagship smartphone getting wet in a rainstorm. Called the Xperia Z, the Android handset is both dust and water resistant -- IP55 and IP57, specifically -- ...
05:57 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Hisense Launches Ultra HD TV Line
LCD Manufacturer Hisense has unveiled its ultra-high definition TV flagship series -- the XT900 -- available in 65-inch, 84-inch and 110-inch sizes.More About: 4k, CES, CES 2013, Smart TV, TV, UHDTV...
05:54 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Headphones With Spikes and Feathers? Monster Gets Funky With Clip-Ons
Spikes! Headband accessories will be able to clip on to Monster headphones.Click here to view this gallery.Would you wear a heapdhone hairband with an attachable hat tha...
05:29 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Music Monday: The CES Soundtrack
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas -- Unless it's part of the International CES, in which case it's covered in news outlets and social media sites across the globe.CES, hosted by the Consumer Electr...
05:22 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Hands On With In-Car Siri
LAS VEGAS -- Drive on any highway and you're bound to see people talking to themselves in their cars, but soon that random chatter may be more purposeful as drivers start giving commands to their in-c...
05:13 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Vuzix Smart Glasses Hope to Steal Some Google Glass Thunder
Can't wait for Google Glass? Vuzix hopes you'll want to give its Smart Glasses wearable computer a try.More About: CES, CES 2013, Wearable Tech...
05:04 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Seismic Fabric Protects Buildings From Earthquakes
Modern buildings constructed in earthquake-prone areas are equipped with the latest technology to withstand a seismic event, but what about the older buildings? Retrofitting can be a costly and disrup...
04:58 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Make Tea Time Terrifying With These Creature Cups
Drink it in, pranksters. This set of coffee mugs comes specially equipped with a creepy surprise on the bottom. (Warning: May contain spiders.)More About: Coffee, galleries, pranks, Watercooler...
04:53 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Masimos iSpO2 Lets Your iPhone Take Your Pulse
Masimo's finger-tip reader can turn your iPhone into a home medical device. How's your pulse now?More About: Apple iPad, CES, CES 2013, iphone, iPod Touch...
04:40 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Intel Shows the Awesome Laptop Youll Be Using Next Year
Intel 'North Cape' Reference Laptop To show what its Fourth Generation Core processors will be capable of, Intel built the North Cape: an Ultrabook that converts to a ta...
04:37 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable BeeWis Smart Toys Put Your Smartphone in Control
BeeWi's new RC toys let you fight and compete through your favorite iOS or Android device. We got a little hands-on time at CES 2013.More About: CES, CES 2013, remote control...
04:28 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable The Imaginary War: Why Cable and YouTube Should Coexist
Traditional television and YouTube have been at war for what seems like years now. So who's winning? Neither. At least not yet. YouTube struggles with quality and regularity, while TV networks still s...
04:07 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 4 Minutes of Dad Jokes Is Surprisingly Hysterical
Knock knock. Who's there?Just every dad joke in the world crammed into one video. Don't even bother shopping for a Father's Day present this year, just send your dad this video and then regret the nex...
04:05 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Livio Connect Wants Developers to Get Creative With Car Apps
Livio Connect introduced freemium pricing for app developers at the 2013 International CES in an effort to expand beyond music apps for 2013 and the future."Going freemium was an easy decision for us,...
03:47 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Omron Activity Monitor: The Training Wheels of Calorie Counters
LAS VEGAS -- While there is no shortage of fitness devices on display here at the 2013 International CES, there is at least a new way to measure all the running, walking and calorie counting you do.Om...
03:41 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 6 of Lionel Messis Greatest Fashion Moments
Forget Messi's 91 goals in 2012. His greatest achievement was the polka dot suit he wore Monday -- and that's just the beginning of his fashion wizardry. More About: soccer, Sports...
03:27 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Hillary Clintons Coworkers Welcome Her Back With a Helmet
On her first day back to work following a concussion and blood clot, Hillary Clinton's coworkers gave her a bit of a gag gift -- a football helmet.Clinton, 65, was presented with the helmet, along wit...
03:23 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable This Astronaut Is Rooting for Notre Dame Tonight
NASA astronaut Kevin Ford will be rooting for Notre Dame all the way from space during the BCS Championship game against Alabama tonight.More About: astronaut, college football, NASA, space...
03:18 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable McAfee Claims He Uncovered Terrorist Plot by Spying on Authorities
John McAfee has spent the last few weeks first as a fugitive, blogging about it -- even from jail -- and then getting caught because two reporters revealed his location when they uploaded a picture to...
03:13 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Sharp Intros Worlds Largest LED HDTV
Sharp's 90-inch Aquos LED is the largest in the world, but it's not an Ultra HD TV.More About: CES, CES 2013, HDTV, Sharp...
03:01 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Samsung Debuts Worlds First Quad-Core TV
LAS VEGAS -- Today's phones and tablets often have quad-core processors that enable them to handle a multitude of tasks. As TVs become integrated more and more with mobile devices, it only makes sense...
03:01 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Samsung 85-Inch UHD TV Lets You Monitor Your Wash Cycle in Ultra-High-Def
LAS VEGAS -- Samsung rolled out the world's largest 4K ultra-high definition TV (UHD TV) Monday at CES 2013, offering four times the resolution of 1080p high-definition displays. Since there is hardly...
03:01 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Samsung Premium Blu-ray Player Does Ultra HD Sort Of
LAS VEGAS -- Now that Ultra High-Definition TVs -- which have 4x the number of pixels as 1080p sets -- are a real thing, the question remains: Does anything exist that can actually play the format? Sa...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Samsung Re-Invents the TV Interface to Include Social and Apps
LAS VEGAS -- Samsung really wants to be the company to define the future of TV. And since the TV is now home to so much more than just shows, Samsung has revamped the user interface of its smart TVs t...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Samsung Creates a TV That Can Display Two Shows at Once
LAS VEGAS -- If you've ever argued over who watches what in your house, has Samsung got a TV for you. The company's 55-inch "Real" OLED TV is the first consumer television that literally lets two peop...
02:49 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Huawei Unveils Huge 6.1-Inch Smartphone
LAS VEGAS -- Chinese manufacturer Huawei announced at the 2013 International CES the Ascend D2 smartphone and the 6.1 inch-Ascend Mate smartphone-tablet hybrid.The news comes just a few days after lea...
02:40 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 8 Downton Abbey Tumblrs Suitable for Aristocrats
1. Edith With Googly Eyes Lady Edith Crawley gets the Muppet treatment.Image courtesy of Edith With Googly EyesClick here to view this gallery.Grab tight hold of your cl...
02:31 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Live From Samsungs 2013 CES Press Conference
LAS VEGAS -- 2012 was a big year for Samsung, with a number of innovative product announcements and releases.The company took the Android smartphone market by storm with the release of the Galaxy S II...
02:25 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable 3 Cosmic Events That Will Spark Doomsday Rumors
Take a deep breath; Dec 21, 2012 is behind us. The Mayan calendar end-of-world debacle is over: zip, zilch, gone!The silliness, anxiety and paranoia leading up to the predicted end of times was so bad...
02:14 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable One Directions Kiss You Instantly Becomes Top Twitter Trending Topic
Boy band One Direction, who won Most-Share Worthy Video at the VMAs, just released the "Kiss You" music video after pimping it with a series of teaser clips.More About: celebrities, Entertainment, Mus...
02:01 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Fujifilm Cranks Superzoom Cameras Up to 50x With FinePix SL1000
LAS VEGAS -- Superzoom cameras -- point-and-shoot models that have incredible magnification -- have become a mini category unto themselves over the past couple of years, and Fujifim wants to be the bi...
01:55 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Obama Defense Nominee Chuck Hagel Targeted by Smear Website
Mere hours after President Barack Obama put forth Chuck Hagel as his choice for Secretary of Defense, a pro-Israel group launched a website with the goal of scuttling the nomination.The website, Chuck...
01:26 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Rage Comics Are Dying a Slow, Painful Death
The Internet's long communal nightmare may finally be ending. We now have hard data that proves rage comics are plummeting in popularity.If you've never heard of rage comics, be thankful. The cartoons...
01:25 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. Selfie(s) -- Kang InPhoto stats: 7,762 retweetsClick here to view this gallery.Can you smell what The Rock is cookin'? Check out the gallery to see which pictures fro...
01:18 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Reeddit Offers a Fresh Face for Reddit
Reeddit, a new formatting app for Reddit, lets you easily customize your own channels. More About: apps, Mobile, Newsy, reddit, videos...
01:11 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable There Are 17 Billion Earth-Size Alien Planets in Milky Way
The Milky Way hosts at least 17 billion Earth-size alien planets, and probably many more, a new study reveals.Astronomers have determined that about 17% of stars in our galaxy harbor a roughly Earth-s...
01:10 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable BodyMedia Fitness Armband Gets a Fashion Upgrade
LAS VEGAS -- If you shy away from fitness trackers because you don't like how they look on your body or hanging from your clothes, you might take a look at the new BodyMedia Core 2.It was on display a...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Polaroid Unveils First Android Camera With Removable Lens
LAS VEGAS -- We love the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Camera, but it is a point-and-shoot, so its ability to capture really eye-popping shots is limited. That's why we're excited the check out the P...
12:39 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Panasonic Lets You Edit Photos on TV with Touch Pen
LAS VEGAS -- Panasonic today showed off a new vision of the second screen, introducing new ways your phone or tablet can interact with what you're watching on TV. Part of the vision: a new accessory c...
12:31 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Traffic Signals Inspired by Bugs
Why does it always seem that when there's no traffic, a stop light is too long and when there's tons of traffic, a stop light is too short? Managing the flow of cars is a big challenge for many urban ...
12:11 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable Amazons Streaming Video Library Now a Little Easier to Navigate
Having trouble finding something to watch on Amazon Instant Video? The retailer launched Monday an experimental browsing tool that lets users discover movies and TV shows based on their genre preferen...
12:08 am GMT - Tue, January 8, 2013
Mashable APs Twitter to Begin Displaying Sponsored Tweets
The Associated Press is the latest news organization to experiment with trying to make money from Twitter by using its feed to advertise for other companies. The AP announced