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11:56 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook Nudges Users to Catalog the Real World
Taking aim at Google, the largest social network wants a database describing as many things as possible.More About: databases, Facebook, Google, user reviews...
11:38 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Artist Creates Detailed Post-Zombie-Apocalypse Map of Seattle
If you live in Seattle and you're worried about the zombie apocalypse -- and let's face it, according to Hollywood you probably should be -- it's your lucky day. A local artist has created a doomsday ...
11:29 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Advice for Clueless Brands on Social Media
Authors Bob Garfield and Doug Levy respond to "brand dilemmas" as they struggle with social media in the relationship era. More About: contributor, features, humor, Social Media...
11:22 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable How Indeed Hit 100 Million Monthly Users Without Any Marketing
When Indeed launched its job search engine in late 2004, there was already plenty of competition in the space from well-established and well-funded companies like Monster and CareerBuilder. With that ...
11:12 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable One Direction Fan Hurls Shoe at Harry Styles Groin
A One Direction fan's shoe got intimate with band member Harry Styles' nether regions after she hurled it toward the stage, hitting the 19-year-old in the groin during a concert in Glasgow, Scotland, ...
11:09 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Rolls Out Office 365 Update for Businesses
Following the January launch of its Office 365 Home Premium service for consumers, Microsoft announced on Wednesday a major update for business users.More About: microsoft, Microsoft Office 365, Offic...
11:01 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable StumbleUpon: A Beginners Guide
At its very essence, StumbleUpon is a content discovery tool tailored to your personal interests. If you haven't visited the site in a while, you'll most likely be impressed -- and overwhelmed -- by w...
10:57 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Dennis Rodman Offends Psy, Creates Twitter Gold
Twitter was made for this: "Gangnam Style" progenitor Psy giving eccentric NBA legend Dennis Rodman a quick primer on the two Koreas. More About: gangnam style, NBA, psy, Sports, Watercooler...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Pentagon Welcomes Android and iOS to Its BlackBerry World
The U.S. Department of Defense plans to move beyond BlackBerry as its primary mobile device to a more "platform agnostic" policy that is open to Android and iOS devices.A DoD rep told AppleInsider tha...
10:44 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable How This Teacher Won the $1 Million TED Prize
Sugata Mitra's life changed the day he stuck a computer in a hole in the wall of a slum in New Delhi. A computer science professor at a private school, Mitra kept wondering whether the rich kids he wa...
10:37 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Cute Pig Rescues Baby Goat Viral Video Was Actually an Ad
A cute video showing a pig rescuing a goat that went viral last fall was actually an elaborate ad for a Comedy Central show, the network revealed on Wednesday.The original video showed a pig at a pett...
10:20 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Nike Debuts First 3D-Printed Football Cleat
Nike's new Vapor Laser Talon football cleats are the first to feature a 3D-printed plate and weigh only 5.6 ounces.More About: 3d printing, football, Nike, shoes...
10:04 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable GlobeIn Is Like Etsy for Global Crafts
Mairam Omurzakova is a master artisan. She crafts shyrdaks -- hand-stitched felt tapestries traditional to Kyrgyzstan -- which she has been selling since the mid 1990s. Her potential market is about t...
09:49 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook, Apple, Google Back Same-Sex Marriage in Supreme Court Filing
Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and eBay are among more than 200 companies that filed a brief Wednesday calling on the Supreme Court to overturn a provision in a federal law that defines marriage a...
09:27 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Magzter Wants to Be the YouTube of Magazines
Apple's Newsstand is a great vehicle for tablet-based magazines, but it ignores foreign titles and is of no use the growing base of Android-based tablets.That's the thinking behind Magzter, a 2 year-o...
09:26 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Lena Dunhams Not So Real Zero Dark Thirty Audition Tape
If Lena Dunham doesn't want to get pigeonholed as a cupcake-loving, oft-naked Brooklyn hipster, she'll have to consider expanding her acting resum. None of this Judd Apatow-produced HBO stuff -- Dunha...
09:11 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Netflix Debuts Flixies Awards
Netflix knows you've done it watched an entire season (or two or three) in a single weekend on Netflix. After this year's Oscars, Netflix has launched a new site where you can vote for your favorite...
08:56 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 8 Fantastic Fitness Apps to Keep You Motivated
1. Runkeeper One of the hardest things about running is finding a good run -- when youre bogged down in setting up logistics for how long, how fast and how m...
08:55 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable No NYT Subscription? Head to Starbucks
Since The New York Times closed a popular loophole in its online paywall -- one that allowed non-subscribers to cut out part of a story's URL in order to access articles beyond the 10-per-month limit ...
08:41 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Jamie Foxx Sings Trayvon Martin Tribute at Anniversary Vigil
On the one-year anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, people gathered in New York City to protest national gun laws and racial profiling. Among the demonstrators were Martin's parents and actor ...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Watch Pope Benedict XVIs Final Address
Pope Benedict XVI gave his final address to a packed St. Peter's Square today.More About: Benedict XVI, Catholic, catholic church, pope, religion...
08:28 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Google+ Sign-In and Other News 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. Here are the top stories today. The world's largest social net...
08:16 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Amazon Kindle iOS Update Bug Erases Entire Library From Device
For those attached to their Kindle book collection, Amazon told users not to download its latest app update due to a bug that erases existing libraries.More About: amazon, App, Kindle, Mobile...
08:04 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Leap Motion Controller Shipping Pre-Orders in May
Leap Motion, the motion control hardware and software that can turn the average computer into a Minority Report style interface will start shipping to customers on May 13.More About: Leap Motion, moti...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Hits eBay, Asking Price Tops $15,000
Google Glass won't launch for consumers until later this year, but someone is already advertising a pair on eBay.In a spelling error-filled post, a seller from Cleveland, Ohio, claims that he or she h...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Google Glass eBay Listing Removed [UPDATED]
Google Glass won't launch for consumers until later this year, but someone is already advertising a pair on eBay.UPDATE: The Google Glass listing is no longer on eBay. In a statement provided to Masha...
07:42 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Where to Watch PBSs Makers Documentary Free Online
After airing on PBS Tuesday, Makers: Women Who Make America has been made available to watch in full online at makers.com.The documentary, a joint effort backed by PBS and AOL, chronicles the last 50 ...
07:33 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable MWC 2013: What Happened to the Big Announcements?
There's a running joke at this year's Mobile World Congress: "If you want to see all the cool phones that are coming out this year, you can do it one week before and one week after the MWC."Actually, ...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Waze Update Helps You Navigate Around Closed Roads
A Waze update launching Wednesday adds the ability for users to report closed roads on the social GPS service, in real-time. It enables them to help others navigate around areas that might be temporar...
06:34 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 8 Digital Tools for Your Perfect Wedding Day
1. Tweet Wall Pro Nothing says 21st century wedding more than a custom hashtag. Share the official hashtag on invitations or programs and encourage guests to...
04:37 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Samsung Launches Wallet App for Android
BARCELONA -- During its Developer Day at the Mobile World Congress, Samsung has unveiled its Wallet app for Android.Similar to Apple's Passbook, Samsung's Wallet will let users keep all their coupons,...
02:46 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable LG Demos First TD-LTE Smartphone Prototype
BARCELONA -- LG and China Mobile have successfully demoed a TD-LTE-capable smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The demonstration was conducted using a modified LG Optimus G smartphon...
01:42 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Responds to Controversy Over Work-at-Home Ban
After widespread criticism of Yahoo's decision to ban employees from working at home, the company has addressed the controversy in a vague statement. "This isn't a broad industry view on working from ...
12:28 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable The Madness of Guns and the Digital Cure
We often think technology is a silver bullet -- it solves problems. Bored on the bus? Done. Need help to quit smoking? Done, too. How about medical breakthroughs? One size fits all.But what about mass...
12:05 pm GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Armband Lets You Wirelessly Control Devices, Unleash Your Inner Jedi
It's like harnessing the Force: A new armband uses the electrical activity in your muscles to let you wirelessly control digital devices. Called the Myo, the armband was developed by Canadian startup,...
10:56 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Is Home Automation the Next UX Frontier?
From dishwashers with digital interfaces to apps that manage the home, a shift in home appliances will need as much TLC as a web app.More About: interface, smart appliance, smart home, user experience...
09:59 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Apple Less Arrogant Under Tim Cook, Says France Telecom CEO
Apple "less arrogant" under new CEO Tim Cook, according to the CEO of a major European telecom operator. But is that a compliment -- or a slight? More About: apple, tim cook...
08:57 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Pearson Launches EdTech Incubator for Startups
Publishing giant Pearson launched an incubator program for edtech startups, following in the footsteps of other educational companies like Kaplan. Pearson Catalyst, the new program, will match educati...
08:04 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 8th-Grade Stars Highlights Show Why Hes College Football Material
8th grade football star Dylan Moses is still in middle school but his YouTube highlights are some grown man stuff. More About: college sports, Sports, Watercooler...
07:30 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Watch This NFL Prospect Faceplant During 40-Yard Dash
This is pretty much an epic faceplant at pretty much an inopportune moment. More About: nfl, Sports, Watercooler...
07:04 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Sunny With a Chance of Scattered Brainstorms
What if there were a forecast for your great ideas? More About: comic, comics, humor, Incidental Comics, Social Good, Watercooler...
06:48 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Tour Googles Swanky New Headquarters
Google is building a new headquarters. Located near its current HQ, the 1.1 million square foot Bay View complex is being built in Mountain View, Calif., and it's like nothing youve ever seen before.A...
06:34 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 6-Year-Old Weightlifters Feats of Strength Will Humble You
We don't know who this kid is or where he comes from. We just know he's strong as hell and his man-grunt is something to behold as well. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
06:08 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Real Argo Hostage Responds to Big Oscars Win on Facebook
Two days after the political thriller Argo snagged best picture honors at the Oscars, one of the hostages whose experience inspired the film felt the urge to react to the big win on Facebook. "The sub...
05:42 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Father Recreates Classic Paintings With Daughters Portraits
Pleiadian Images courtesy of Bill Gekas. Click here to view this gallery.Everyone thinks pictures of their kids are the most beautiful things in the world an...
05:16 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable See the Amazing Connections Between All TED Talks
Like watching TED talks? You're not alone. Every month the intriguing series of 15-minutes-or-less talks from experts get another 60 million views. Since 2006, when the nonprofit-owned TED organizatio...
04:41 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 12 Standing Ovation-Worthy Five Word TED Talks on Twitter
TED comes back this week to inspire, delight and make people clap at Power Point slides. Twitter celebrated the return of inspiration seekers' favorite conference with a 2013 version of the hashtag "F...
04:20 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 9 Apps Built by Self-Taught Coders
You can access plenty of service online when learning to code: Codecademy, Skillshare, Treehouse, Code School, Learn Code The Hard Way, Udemy, General Assembly, Udacity and the list goes on. Some char...
03:57 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable New Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in 90 Seconds
Chuck Hagel is confirmed as America's new Secretary of Defense, but the road leading here was long. Here it is in 90 seconds.SEE ALSO: Obama Defense Nominee Chuck Hagel Targeted by Smear WebsiteHomepa...
03:53 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Huawei Unveils Global Ad Campaign
Huawei, which was recently deemed the world's number three cell phone maker, by volume, is attempting to raise its profile with a global branding campaign themed, "Make It Possible." The ad above is t...
03:18 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Bono: Extreme Poverty Set to Vanish by 2028
U2 frontman and global anti-poverty activist Bono says that "extreme poverty" -- that is, the number of people around the world living on less than $1.25 a day, counting inflation -- is "on a trend li...
03:08 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Kenyan Boys Invention Scares Off Lions
Thirteen-year-old Kenyan Richard Turere faced a serious problem: Hungry lions were attacking his familys precious herd of cattle. So the enterprising boy came up with an ingenious, low-tech solution t...
02:57 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Outbox Makes Your Snail Mail Digital
Many of us check our email constantly, but when it comes to snail mail, our inbox gets a little neglected. A company called Outbox is looking to change that, turning the traditional mail you receive i...
02:56 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Do You Value Working From Home?
Are flexible work arrangements a discretionary perk or the backbone of a modern company? How should productivity be measured? And how should it be balanced against less tangible priorities such as inn...
02:42 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Ads Worth Spreading: TED Announces Winners of 2013 Marketing Challenge
Dell's "Annie" Brand: DellAgency: Y&R New YorkClick here to view this gallery.TED, the non-profit o...
02:21 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Former Apple Ad Guru Thinks Samsung Is Gaining in Marketing War
The man who coined the name "iMac" and created Apple's "Think Different" ad campaign believes Samsung is gaining momentum in the ad war against Apple."While you can still argue that Macs and i-devices...
02:19 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable What the White House Looks Like Completely Gutted
In the late 1940s, the executive mansion was in a condemnable state. To save it, everything had to go.More About: Archives, history, pics, President, the white house, US Government, Washington DC...
02:06 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways the Samsung Galaxy S IV Can Beat the iPhone
Samsung will announce its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S IV, next month on March 14. We know this because the company said so -- an act simultaneously like and unlike the approach by its chief...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Sequester Will Cut Billions From Research and Development Investment
Federally-funded research and development could lose hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade if Congress fails to strike a deal avoiding the deep spending cuts scheduled to hit Friday as ...
01:44 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Report: Facebook Eyes Your Updates for Gifting Opportunities
Facebook is reportedly experimenting with a new way to determine if your friends need a gift: analyzing their status messages.Facebook Gifts is built off of a service called Karma, which it acquired l...
01:33 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Oscars Take Gold Among Most Social TV Shows of the Week
The 2013 Oscars saw an uptick of almost 200% on social media over last year, propelling the ceremony to the top of the weekly social charts with room to spare. Viewers took to social media in droves, ...
01:27 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Look-Alikes David Bowie and Tilda Swinton Star in Steamy Music Video
Scottish actress Tilda Swinton's unique appearance has been compared to David Bowie's look. A Tumblr blog even exists to showcase their uncanny resemblance. Now they star -- oddly, as a married couple...
01:21 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Big Mobile Data Bills: Could This Be the Makeover We Need?
What if mobile subscribers could click a button and top-off their data plan, or even buy mobile Internet access to a single app?More About: bills, data plans, Mobile, opera, phone bills...
01:08 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable What You Missed at the Tails and Rails Hackathon
If you weren't at the #TailsandRails pet-friendly hackathon over the weekend, you sure missed a tail-waggin' good time. Held at New York's Soho Grand Hotel, Mashable and Purina collaborated to bring t...
12:53 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Instagrams Flow as North Korea Activates New Mobile Internet
North Korea, which has a reputation for isolationism as opposed to connectivity, has activated a new 3G mobile Internet network called Koryolink geared primarily for foreigners to access the web, text...
12:43 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Auroras: Not Fire, Not Lights, But Still Completely Awesome
For many centuries, auroras were big, mysterious puzzles that made for crazy theories. But the truth is that auroras are actually a side effect.More About: aurora borealis, International Space Station...
12:38 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable 9 Alternative Search Engines to Improve Discovery
1. Duck Duck Go This search engine is a great option if you value your privacy above all else. The team behind DuckDuckGo believes in better search functions...
12:31 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Why We Cant Get Enough TED Talks
Are you a TED-Head? That is to say, a person who can't get enough of the online lecture series, which has featured such distinguished speakers as Bill Gates, Al Gore and Sergey Brin.If you are, you've...
12:19 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Stay Dry While Texting in the Rain With This Umbrella
Doesn't it just drive you crazy that you can't use both hands to text when you're holding an umbrella? You need one hand for a firm grab of the umbrella's grip and if you try to hold your phone too, w...
12:15 am GMT - Wed, February 27, 2013
Mashable Variety to Nix Daily Print Publication After 80 Years
Big changes at Variety: The 108-year-old entertainment trade magazine announced Tuesday that it will no longer publish a daily print edition as if it shifts more resources to digital. Variety will con...
11:55 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Craigslist Redesign Attempts
1. Annie Szafranski Here is an image-driven design that relies on icons for navigation.Click here to view this gallery.Craigslist is one of the first places ...
11:48 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Not Even Grumpy Cat Could Resist These Doughnuts
You know what would go perfectly with that Grumpy Cat latte? A doughnut.The ladies at Dixie Donuts in Richmond, Va., have made Grumpy Cat doughnuts that would cheer up even Tardar Sauce, herself. (OK,...
11:40 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Judge Rules Bradley Manning Pre-Trial Was Speedy Enough
The judge presiding over Bradley Manning's pre-trial hearings ruled today that the case has not dragged on excessively, as reported by journalists covering the pre-trial hearing of the alleged WikiLea...
11:31 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable LivesOn Will Let You Tweet From Beyond the Grave
Those who like to plan ahead know that getting your affairs in order requires a lot of hard work and preparation. Who gets your property in the will? How much will it cost to organize a funeral servic...
11:24 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Twitters Updated Windows Phone App Supports Live Tiles
Twitter launched an updated app for Windows Phone Tuesday, completely redesigning the app and bringing it to the level of the companys apps for other platforms.Among the updates, Twitter for Windows P...
11:13 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Argo and Home Alone Mashup Is Oscar Worthy
Argo has already taken home the Oscar for Best Picture, but it's not too late to re-edit the entire film to include crucial scenes from Home Alone.You know, because the story of an 8-year-old boy defe...
11:11 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable China Blocks BBC in Retaliation for Hacking Coverage
The BBC says China is blocking its English-language World Service shortwave radio broadcasts in a possible retalition for BBCs coverage of Chinese hacking.More About: bbc world service, BBC Worldwide,...
11:08 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Hands On: Rugged CAT B15 Android Phone Can Take a Lot of Abuse
CAT B15 Smartphone CAT -- the same company that manufactures heavy machinery -- has debuted a rugged Android phone, the B15.Click here to view this gallery.B...
11:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Supreme Court Rejects Warrantless Wiretapping Lawsuit
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected advocates' challenge of a law allowing federal authorities to snoop on American citizens' international communications.In a 5-4 decision split along ideolo...
10:50 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Social Media Darling Oreo Looks to Boost YouTube Following
There are people in this world that love to prefer to separate Oreo cookies, eating just the top or the creme. This high-tech device does that for you.More About: brand, Business, Facebook, Twitter...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 85% of Smartphone Users Would Rather Give up Water Than Mobile Apps
How addicted have you become to your mobile apps? Do you use one to wake you up in the morning -- map your route to work or plan your day? Worse, do you think you wouldn't be able to do these things w...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Super Amazing 100% Awesome Cat Calendar Exists Seriously
No further explanation is needed, guys. There are cats involved. More About: calendar, cats, kickstarter, Newsy, retail, Video...
10:29 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Minecraft + Team Fortress 2 = Brick-Force
"You got voxels in my shooty game!" "You got guns in my building game!"This would be the tag line for Brick-Force if it were written by candy marketers. The inventive game meshes the creative building...
10:19 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Audrey Hepburn Digitally Resurrected for Chocolate Bar Ad
Audrey Hepburn died in 1993, but she's still making commercials. This latest ad, for UK chocolate brand Galaxy, takes footage from the film Roman Holiday and appropriates it for a storyline in which H...
10:13 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 7 Working Devices Made From Cardboard
Master Clock Click here to view this gallery.Students created their own working computing devices made only from cardboard and a few other basic materials, ...
09:59 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Angry Birds Web-Only Cartoon Series Coming in March
The Angry Birds will continue their quest to appear on every screen possible next month. Creator Rovio announced the grumpy avians and their pig friends will appear in a web-only cartoon series starti...
09:53 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Your Tumblr Dashboard Sings the Hilarious Truth
Imaging if walls could talk is so last century -- what about instead thinking about if these Tumblr dashboards could sing? The secrets it knows about your Tumbling behavior would shock the universe (o...
09:49 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable This Shirt Has Special Pockets for Your Smartphone
Ladies have it easy. We have our bottomless Mary Poppins' bags to keep our gadgets safe, but what's the alternative for guys? Unless you have the confidence to pull off a murse, one Serbian company ha...
09:32 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Titanic II Will Set Sail by 2016, Costumes Included
Titantic II Click here to view this gallery.The Titanic sank in the Atlantic Ocean more than 100 years ago, but is it too soon build a new one?More About: T...
09:30 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable This Is Why Your Doctor Cant Tweet You
These days you can get a text alert to remind you of most anything. Your bank sends you an alert when your account is running low, and your airline emails to let you know your upcoming flight has been...
09:20 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Teeny Tiny Buzz Aldrin Fits in Eye of Needle
The first steps by Apollo 11 astronauts on moon in 1969 may have marked a giant leap for mankind, but one artist has recreated the colossal space exploration achievement in a statue so small, it fits ...
09:04 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Google+ Sign-In Is Your New Key to Apps and the Web
Sign In - Desktop Click here to view this gallery.Google's new API will let developers build some of the Google+ experience right inside apps, and let ...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Tingo and the Future of Online Hotel Booking
It's happened to you before -- you go online to book a hotel room for your trip, pay what you think is a great discount, and notice that the price drops the next day.Between airfare and other expenses...
08:53 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg, Gates, Will.I.Am Encourage Students to Code
Some of the biggest names in tech and Hollywood have joined forces in a new video for Code.org, a non-profit focused on computer programming education, to encourage students to take coding classes.Ent...
08:37 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Twitter Announces App for Firefox OS
Firefox OS -- the new mobile platform from Mozilla -- just had a big debut at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, announcing partnerships with big-name phone manufacturers such as Alcatel and ZTE as w...
08:29 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Brands Have Colonized the Harlem Shake, But They Havent Killed It
Pepsi The brand's original "Harlem Shake" tribute.Click here to view this gallery.You and your frie...
08:25 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Do You Fit These Bizarre Musical Stereotypes?
If you see a dude with a green spiky mohawk, you might expect he's a fan of punk rock. That 12-year-old girl with the starry look in her eyes just might be a Belieber. But what else does the music we ...
08:10 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Custom Top-Level Web Domains Will Be Live This Year
When the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began accepting applications for new top-level web domains last year, hundreds of companies and organizations scrambled to plot the...
08:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Internet Explorer 10 Comes to Windows 7 With New Ad
Several months after arriving as the default browser on Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10 is now available for its predecessor, Windows 7. On Tuesday, Microsoft made IE10 for Windows 7 available for dow...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Bear Grylls Seeks Adventure in Latest Air New Zealand Video
The creative minds at Air New Zealand have come up with a new way to demonstrate flight safety in their latest video, starring British adventurer Bear Grylls. Previously, the company has worked with ...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Report: Google is Worried Samsung is Getting Too Powerful
Samsung has arguably been the biggest success story for the Android operating system to date, but Google is apparently starting to worry that Samsung has gotten too powerful for its own good.The Wall ...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Report: Google Worried Samsung Is Getting Too Powerful
Samsung has arguably been the biggest success story for the Android operating system, but Google is worried Samsung has gotten too powerful for its own good.More About: Google, samsung...
07:46 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Google Music Streaming Rumors and More News 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. Stories we're watching this morning include news about Apple, ...
05:16 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Asus Fonepad Is a 7-Inch Tablet That Can Make Calls
BARCELONA -- Didn't we tell you that the lines between smartphones and tablets are blurred? Case in point: the Asus Fonepad, a 7-inch tablet that's also a phone. Beware: the Fonepad is a completely di...
04:25 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable LG Shows Off Worlds Smallest Wireless Charger
BARCELONA -- LG is definitely one of the most active companies at this year's Mobile World Congress, having already shown several new smartphones and announcing it has acquired webOS from HP. It seems...
12:58 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable How to Safely Keep Java in Your Web Browser
For the last year or so, Java seems to have spawned a never-ending flow of security bugs, partly because of the software environment's invisibility to end users and partly because of the system access...
12:44 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable How to Stop the Harlem Shake Craze
Stop the madness. That's precisely what one video, above, aims to do, with its take on how to stop the "Harlem Shake" craze. Since debuting earlier this month, multiple versions of the meme have emerg...
12:13 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 9 New Ways We Sit, Thanks to Tech
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12:01 pm GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Report Reveals How Consumers Use Mobile Phones Worldwide
Mobile phones are found all around the world -- ubiquitous even in emerging markets such as China and India -- but how you use the device depends greatly on where you live.In a new report entitled "Th...
10:57 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable This App Will Test Your Pee
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09:58 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Instagram Photos Capture Oscars Intimate Moments
Ben Affleck Gets His Oscar Engraved Ben Affleck joined Instagram Sunday and posted this photo of him getting his Oscar engraved along with the message "Thank...
08:58 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Guardian Router and App Aim to Simplify Wi-Fi Management
Wireless networks can be complicated to set up, with numerous features that require customization.One company, Router Research, aims to simplify the process with its Guardian wireless router and accom...
08:22 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Michelle Obama Has One Crazy Week
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07:30 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Disabled Basketball Player Scores With Opponents Help
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06:57 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Six Strikes Anti-Piracy Plan Is Both Loathed and Watched Closely
The Copyright Alert System, an anti-piracy plan also known as "Six Strikes" which goes into effect the week of Feb. 25, is getting mixed responses from Internet activists who one year ago banded toget...
06:27 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 11 Spectacular Celebrity Wipeouts
Jennifer Lawrence isn't the only big celebrity to take a dive in front of a crowd. Here are some other famous slips.More About: celebrities, funny, jennifer lawrence, Oscars 2013, viral videos...
05:54 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Luxi Turns Your iPhone Into a Light Meter
One essential piece of equipment for any photographer is a light meter. While many of todays SLRs have light meters built in, their readings are often not as accurate as having your own separate incid...
05:33 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Big Datas Value Lies in Self-Regulation
Big data wants you to forget it exists. Before it leaves human hands, we have to take control and harness its potential for the greater good. More About: big data, contributor, features, Tech...
04:51 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Kimmels Movie: The Movie 2V Spoofs Every Film Ever
What does Hollywood do when it has a smash hit? Cheapen it with sequels, of course. Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has caught onto this trick of the silver screen mogul and has released a sequ...
04:29 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Real Calvin and Hobbes Mashups Killed by Copyright Claim
An artist's "real Calvin and Hobbes" photo mashups put the iconic cartoon pals in real-life settings. The results? Beautiful, oddly poignant and no more. More About: Watercooler...
03:50 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Is Obsessed With Cats That Look Like
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03:46 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable YouTube App Update Suggests Paid Channels Are on the Way
Code found in YouTubes most recent app update suggests that Google may be working on pay-to-view channels.Spotted by Android Police, the code mentions subscribing and unsubscribing from paid YouTube c...
03:35 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Aaron Swartz Was Targeted by Feds Over His Activism
The Department of Justice admitted that Aaron's Swartz past activism played a role in his prosecution, according to a new report.The revelation came during a briefing led by Steven Reich, an associate...
03:17 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014?
A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably close planetary flyby next year but this time its not Earth thats in the crosshairs.More About: comet, Mars, NASA, space...
02:52 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 21 Completely Unconventional Cover Songs
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02:33 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Kobe Bryant, Mark Cuban Talk Trash in Twitter Subtweets
Two of the NBA's biggest names talked trash on Twitter this weekend, but did so via subtweets more common to emo teenagers than global celebrities. More About: NBA, Sports...
02:15 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Lawrence, Clooney Were Oscars Best Dressed, Says Facebook
If the Oscars are the Super Bowl of award season, then the fashion is the equivalent of the commercials. (It's the best part that true fans watch for all night and comment about for the next few weeks...
02:06 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
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01:42 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Ghost Mirror Prank Horrifies Beauty Shoppers
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01:24 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 12 Goats Destined to Become Pop Stars
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01:21 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Use This Tech to Get Your Kids Off the Couch
The doldrums of winter are upon us and adults arent the only ones capable of adding a cozy layer of winter hibernation fat -- kids are just as susceptible too. For those in cold climates, activity lev...
01:16 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Milky Way Shines Over Volcanoes in Gorgeous Video
An amazing video shot over 12 days by an amateur astronomer captures the stunning beauty of Earth's active volcanoes with the Milky Way galaxy as a backdrop.More About: space, Timelapse, YouTube...
01:11 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Andrew Sullivan Says His Blog Made $611,000 in Less Than 2 Months
In the beginning of this year, Andrew Sullivan made the bold decision to part ways with The Daily Beast and turn his popular political blog The Daily Dish into a stand-alone business. As part of that ...
12:55 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Meme-Makers Savor Jennifer Lawrences Oscars Fall
Breaking news: Jennifer Lawrence tripped on purpose while going up the stairs to accept her Oscar for best actress, just so that the Internet would overflow with memes of her awesomeness. That's not t...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Erin Andrews Dodges 50 Cents Awkward Kiss Attempt at Daytona 500
Yes, you read that correctly. Bombshell sportscaster Erin Andrews dodged a kiss attempt from rapper 50 Cent on live TV at the Daytona 500. It's awkward. More About: 50 cent, erin andrews, NASCAR, Spor...
12:31 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Use Your Smartphone as a 3D Scanner
Three-dimensional scanners are expensive thousands of dollars for industrial models. Now theres a 3D scanner for your phone, which does many of the things industrial models do for only $300.The app, ...
12:29 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable 66.5 Million Facebook Interactions Occurred During the Oscars
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12:11 am GMT - Tue, February 26, 2013
Mashable Its True: More Expensive Hotels Charge More for Wi-Fi
When you plan a vacation you usually remember to budget for things like hotel, travel, meals and perhaps your coffee addiction. But do you remember to factor in charges for Wi-Fi?Sure, you can get fre...
11:59 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Tonights Full Moon Is a Snow Moon: How to See It Online
For an extra-special view of Feb. 25's full moon, don't just look out your window -- tune in to a live webcast of the sight from a telescope in the Canary Islands.From our point of view on Earth, the ...
11:56 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable DKNY Apologizes via Tumblr for Using Photos Without Permission
DKNY has apologized via Tumblr to a photographer and pledged $25,000 in his name for using his images without permission.The response came after Humans of New York, a photography blog, posted an updat...
11:53 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Heres How Firefox OS Will Work on Smartphones
If you think it's hard enough to pick a smartphone from the four major platforms -- iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone -- just you wait. The first phones to run Firefox OS are coming soon, and...
11:43 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Watch the Best Acceptance Speeches From the Oscars
"I'd like to thank the Academy, God, my parents, Harvey Weinstein and Steven Spielberg." It's the cookie-cutter Oscars acceptance speeches like that which have made the orchestra cut-off and your DVR ...
11:33 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Watch a Young Christoph Waltz Sing His Spandex Off
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11:28 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Should Brands Have Editorial Calendars?
Years ago, the only brands that saw the Academy Awards as a marketing opportunity were those which advertised during the event.The 2013 telecast was a different story. Even brands which you would expe...
11:19 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Say Eeks! 20 WTF iMadeFace Pictures
Click here to view this gallery.A hot new trend is to swap your social avatar with a cartoon version of yourself, compliments of the addictive iPhone app ...
11:19 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Say Eeks! 20 WTF iMadeFace Portraits
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11:13 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Vulcan and Cerberus Win Pluto Moon Naming Poll
The votes are in, and it looks like 'Vulcan' could be the new name for one of Pluto's smallest moons.After weeks of online ballot casting by people around the world, the poll asking the public to name...
11:11 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Huawei Ascend P2, the Worlds Fastest Smartphone
Electronics manufacturer Huawei is betting on its new smartphone, the Ascend P2 -- a device the company is calling "the world's fastest smartphone."The super-thin device -- which measures in at a narr...
11:02 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Words to Leave Off Your Resume
When it comes to looking for a job, what you don't say can be just as important as what you do say. Here are nine phrases and words to leave off your resume.Try Try simply shows a lack of belief, pa...
10:57 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Game of Thrones Facebook Game Now Open to Fans
Are you a direwolf, lion or kraken? Fans of the Game of Thrones fantasy show and series of novels can now enter the kingdom of Westeros as a lady or lord through Facebook. Game of Thrones Ascent, an o...
10:49 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Futuristic Volkswagen Hybrid Gets 261 Miles Per Gallon
If Robert Zemeckis were making the Back To the Future films now, he would use the Volkswagen XL1 for Doc's time machine. Like the 1980s DeLorean, this car is what we imagine cars of the future to look...
10:42 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrences Awkwardly Charming Oscars Press Interview
Jennifer Lawrence had no time to breathe -- or check for bruises from that spill -- after winning the Best Actress Oscar at Sunday's Academy Awards. Walkie-talkie-wielding staffers whisked the starlet...
10:37 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable First Look: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
Samsung now has a true answer to the iPad mini: the Galaxy Note 8.0. It's about the same size as the mini, but Samsung adds the trademark twist of its Note line: a stylus called the S Pen. And it has ...
10:31 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Watch Decades of Best Picture Oscar Winners in 4 Minutes
Winning Best Picture at the Oscars is considered the highest accolade bestowed by the Academy. Ben Affleck took home the award last night for Argo, accompanied by an introduction from First Lady Miche...
10:08 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable The Onion Apologizes for Vulgar Tweet to 9-Year-Old Actress
After receiving heavy backlash for posting a vulgar tweet about 9-year-old Quvenzhan Wallis during the Oscars, satirical publication The Onion quickly deleted the tweet Sunday night and then apologize...
10:02 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Alicia Keys Kicks Off Her First Project for BlackBerry
Now we know what Alicia Keys will be doing for BlackBerry. In her first move as the company's global creative director, Keys is asking fans to submit photos of themselves that will be included in musi...
10:00 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk: Bad New York Times Review Cost Tesla $100M
Just when we thought Elon Musk had ended his fight with The New York Times, he has come out swinging again.The Tesla founder and CEO told Bloomberg TV over the weekend that the company had "a few hund...
10:00 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Hold on, Jennifer Lawrence: Aniston Won Best Dressed on Twitter
A Twitter poll pegged Jennifer Lawrence as the best dressed at the Oscars during the event's pre-show, but overall, Jennifer Aniston came out on top.More About: Film, Oscars 2013...
09:41 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Controversial Six Strikes Anti-Piracy Plan Starts Monday
A long-expected counter-piracy program that will result in Internet users receiving alerts and potential service disruptions to deter them from illegally downloading content is confirmed to be phasing...
09:27 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Startup Creates See-Through Solar Cells
A spectrally selective approach could let tablets, e-readers, and windows turn light into power.More About: photovoltaic cells, Science, solar cells, solar power...
09:16 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 8 After-Work Apps to Melt Your Stress Away
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09:14 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Dorm Room Fund Wants to Help Students Start Companies
Some of the biggest tech companies in the world were started on college campuses, but the students behind these startups usually have little choice but to look outside their college community for fund...
09:05 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable ZTE Launches Firefox Phone and 5.7-Inch Smartphone
BARCELONA -- Chinese mobile powerhouse ZTE is one of the top mobile phone makers in the world, but its name is unknown to most customers outside China. This might change soon, as ZTE is one of the com...
08:42 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Samsung and Visa Take NFC Mobile Payments Global
BARCELONA -- Your next Galaxy S smartphone might also be your Visa card. That's because Visa and Samsung announced Monday that Visa's NFC payment system will be built into all future Samsung smartphon...
08:42 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Will the HP Slate 7 Run Open WebOS?
For tablets, Hewlett-Packard is officially going Android. The PC manufacturer debuted its first Android tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Slate 7 -- a device with a 7-inch screen that'...
08:31 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable All Oscar Musical Numbers in 1 Minute
The Oscars had some impressive musical acts that included Adele, Anne Hathaway, Barbara Streisand and even Seth McFarlane. Here's a quick recap.More About: Adele, anne hathaway, barbara streisand, Osc...
08:30 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Watch a Mashup of Seth MacFarlanes Oscar Monologue
Host Seth MacFarlane breathed a bit of life into the Oscars, with a song about seeing actress' boobs and a slew of Ben Affleck jokes.More About: Film, Oscars 2013...
08:25 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Exoskeletons: The Augmented Future of the Human Body
The exoskeleton for human beings isn't just coming;it's here, it's now, and it's changing the way we're able to work and live.What was once only the stuff of Hollywood costumers and special-effects wi...
08:11 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Can Berlin Replicate the Silicon Valley Model?
Berlin has changed significantly over the past three decades. When I hitchhiked there from West Germany in the early 1980s, it wasnt the easiest place to visit.Marooned in the center of East Germany, ...
07:55 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 8.9 Million Oscars-Related Tweets Sent Sunday
LOS ANGELES -- Viewers of Sunday's 85th Academy Awards generated 8.9 million Oscars-related tweets. Twitter users sent 2.1 million tweets during the red carpet and 6.8 million during the awards show, ...
07:38 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Asus PadFone Infinity: Tablet in Disguise
BARCELONA -- Asus has announced the PadFone Infinity, a 5-inch smartphone that turns into a tablet when you plug it into its 10.1-inch dock. The smartphone-tablet transforming concept is quite unique ...
07:18 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable LG Acquires WebOS and Other News 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. We've got our eye on three particular stories this morning, in...
07:05 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Hunting for a Job? 170+ Openings at Expedia and More
The Mashable Job Board is updated daily with great opportunities in tech, social media and advertising.More About: Business, Jobs, mashable jobs board...
06:54 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Will Barnes & Noble Ditch the Nook?
After disappointing holiday sales, Barnes & Noble is moving away from designing its own e-reader devices and will "focus more on licensing its content to other device makers," according to a repo...
06:39 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Switchcam Director Web App Helps You Create Multi-Angle Videos
Social video producers just got a powerful new tool. Switchcam Director is a web app that automatically synchronizes footage of an event from multiple cameras and turns it into one tidy interactive vi...
06:39 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable This App Syncs Multi-Camera Footage Into One Video
Social video producers just got a powerful new tool. Switchcam Director is a web app that automatically synchronizes footage of an event from multiple cameras and turns it into one tidy interactive vi...
03:43 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On: LG Shows Off the Optimus G Pro in Barcelona
LG Optimus G Pro LG Optimus G Pro on display at the MWC in BarcelonaClick here to view this gallery.BARCELONA: Sure, we've already heard about LG's new flags...
03:39 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable LG Buys WebOS From HP to Power Smart TVs
Barcelona - Now that HP has committed to Android for tablets and phones -- beginning with the HP Slate 7 -- it's time for the company to get rid of some of its excess baggage -- namely, webOS. Accordi...
02:39 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Nokia Launches the Affordable Lumia 520 and 720
BARCELONA: Nokia has expanded its Lumia portfolio with the low-range, affordable Lumia 520 and the slightly more powerful Lumia 720. Starting at 139 euros ($184), the Lumia 520 is the company's most a...
02:09 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Nokia Unveils a $20 Phone for First-Time Buyers
BARCELONA: Nokia is testing new lows when it comes to pricing here at the MWC, unveiling the Nokia 105, a 15 euro ($20) device targeting emerging markets, as well as first-time buyers in Europe. It's ...
02:06 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Spotify is Coming to Ford Sync AppLink
Barcelona -- Spotify is coming to Ford Sync AppLink in Europe and the United States.Ford and Spotify are making the announcement at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In Europe, Spotify will be comin...
01:38 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Samsung to Announce the Galaxy S IV on March 14
BARCELONA: One thing we know Samsung won't show a the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year is the Galaxy S IV, the company's most important mobile product of the year. The announcement is happ...
01:02 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Sony Xperia Tablet Z
One Sleek Tablet The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is the thinnest and lightest 10.1-inch tablet you can buy at 0.27 of an inch thick and 1.09 pounds. Coming in the s...
12:05 pm GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 10 Gadgets to Supercharge Your Phone
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11:45 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable How to Capture Stunning Snaps of Your Kids
Get Down on Their Level "One of the first things that I find myself doing when photographing a child, is that I get down on their level by dropping down to ...
11:28 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 9 Tumblrs Every Environmentalist Should Follow
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11:17 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Become a Camera+ Wizard With These Tips and Tricks
If you've heard whispers about the wonders of Camera+ from your iPhone photo editing obsessed friends, you may be wondering what this app can really do. Can it turn skies cyan and trees lime gree...
10:59 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 25 Oscar GIFs That Deserve Their Own Award
To begin, let's clarify that the image of Sandra Bullock you are seeing was in no way manipulated. She actually made that face. Why did a previous Oscar winner do that, you wonder? Because Sandy is ge...
10:45 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Entire Oscars Show Posted Online for First Time Ever
Missed the Oscars? Not to worry. For the first time ever -- and for a limited time only -- you can stream the entire Oscars show across various online platforms.More About: abc, Film, hulu, Mobile, Os...
10:29 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Oscars Recap: Best Moments and Winners
From host Seth MacFarlane singing about actress' bare chests to Jennifer Lawrence's major fall while accepting her award, the Oscars didn't disappoint.More About: Film, Oscars 2013...
10:22 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Jennifer Lawrence Trips at the Oscars and Still Looks Cool
Jennifer Lawrence tripped while taking the stage to claim her Oscar for "Best Actress," and somehow managed to pull it off with complete grace.Well, almost.The actress was awarded for her performance ...
09:59 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Heres Jennifer Lawrence Being Awesome at the Oscars
Jennifer Lawrence made the Oscars a most GIF-able bash. The Best Actress winner brought the charm out early on the red carpet and kept it rolling right on through tripping up the stairs to accept her ...
09:52 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Watch Oscar Host Seth MacFarlane Sing About Boobs
Host Seth MacFarlane opened the 85th Academy Awards with a tribute to women in Hollywood -- or their chest, rather. The number, which can be seen on the Oscar blog, starts with William Shatner as Star...
09:38 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable WTF Is Happening Backstage at the Oscars?
You've ohhed and ahhed over celebrities in haute couture (Looking at you, Jennifer Lawrence.), but something more noteworthy was happening backstage at the Oscars on Sunday night.SEE ALSO: Joseph Gord...
09:17 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Adeles Oscar Win Is a Bond Film First
Adele isn't just a shoe-in for the Grammys. The British singer just took home her first Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday night for Best Original Song.Following weeks of social-media buzz tha...
09:14 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Apples Oscar Ad Puts iPad Apps in Spotlight
Apple aired a new iPad ad during the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, putting its collection of movie-themed apps center.More About: apple, apps, ipad, Mobile, Oscars 2013...
09:09 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Joseph Gordon-Levitt Oscars Photobomb Deserves Award
Joseph Gordon-Levitt might not have won any hardware at Sunday's Academy Awards, but he managed to delight the Internet with a Oscar-worthy photobomb.Redditor themiddlefinger spotted the JGL doing his...
08:54 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Oscar Win Is a First for Kickstarter-Funded Film
For the first time ever, a Kickstarter-funded film has won an Oscar.More About: kickstarter, Oscars 2013...
08:28 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Become a Graphics Pro for Free During Photoshop Week
Beginning Monday, CreativeLIVE will host a week full of 40 free online classes taught by professionals at the top of their fields. Taking down two of the largest barriers to accessing education -- geo...
08:00 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Googles Epic Year in Film Video Features Oscars Best
Just in time for the Oscars, Google has debuted a "Year in Film" video featuring Best Picture nominees, along with a slew of other films from 2012. The nearly two-minute YouTube video, above, shows cl...
07:16 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable HP Debuts First Android-Based Device, the Slate 7 Tablet
BARCELONA -- As previously rumored, HP is back in the tablet game -- and this time, it's set its sights on Android. After striking out with early Windows 7 slates and the webOS-based HP TouchPad, will...
06:58 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable LIVE: The Funniest Tweets From the Oscars
There's nothing funny about bad fashion at the Oscars. However, it is hilarious to joke about it on Twitter.Fortunately, our friends at WitStream are bringing the fun supply for Sunday night's big sho...
06:45 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Votes Jennifer Lawrence as Best Dressed at Oscars
Actress Jennifer Lawrence was crowned Best Dressed at the 85th Annual Academy Awards, according to an informal polling on Twitter.More About: jennifer lawrence, Oscars 2013...
05:58 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 10 Oscar GIFS to Get the Party Started
The Internet is revving its engines in preparation for Hollywood's biggest night of the year, the 85th Academy Awards. While we all wait to see if Quvenzhan Wallis can fit an Oscar in that cute puppy ...
05:43 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable This Weeks Biggest Moments in 25 Photos
Every week, we see the headlines soar by so quickly that it can be difficult to absorb the world's events. Instead, feast your eyes on these photos that summarize the biggest news of the week. Some of...
04:56 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Apps For Kids This Week
My First Orchestra App Ages 4-8Overall rating: 4.2 out of 5 starsWhy we like it: Here's a playful way for a child to explore the parts of a symphonic orchest...
04:26 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Backstage and Red Carpet Sneak Peek at the Oscars
Waiting to Be Unwrapped Oscar statuettes are stations around Dolby Theatre to remind attendees and viewers about the biggest night in film. Click here to vie...
03:50 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable How an iPhone App Made An Oscar-Nominated Film Possible
The film Searching For Sugar Man is nominated for Best Documentary at this years Academy Awards. But it might have not been completed if it wasnt for an iPhone.Shot primarily on 8mm film, the movie ra...
03:09 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable And the Oscar for Most Rambling Speech Goes To
Meta awards (n.) - a series of awards for activities at awards shows. See: inception.More About: comic, comics, humor, Jerry King, Oscars, Oscars 2013, Sunday Comic, Sunday Comics, Watercooler...
02:59 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways to Watch the Oscars Online
LOS ANGELES -- Winners of the 85th Academy Awards, hosted by Ted director and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, will be revealed Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC. You can watch the Oscars online, enhan...
02:45 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Let There Be NanoLight, the World-Changing Lightbulb
Leave it to Kickstarter to try reinventing the lightbulb. Three graduates from the University of Toronto got together and started a Kickstarter campaign for a product called the NanoLight, a lightbulb...
02:32 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With The Weeks Top Apps
Several exciting new apps launched this week.Sunrise, a new social calendar created by ex-Foursquare developers, launched for iOS, and SwiftKey released a huge new update for Android.Location-sharing ...
01:57 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable What Really Caused the Tesla Car to Break Down?
The New York Times published a review of the new Tesla Model S last week, in which the writer said the electric sedan broke down on a Connecticut freeway during a test drive. Tesla founder and CEO Elo...
01:41 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
This week's viral video recap has everything you need: cute kids, cute animals and, of course, the Harlem Shake. In this edition, a father and his young daughter perform a duet, a tiger is shown up-cl...
01:31 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable How to Prepare for Online Rejection
Putting yourself -- or your original work -- on the Internet can be daunting, but it's a little easier with the right encouragement.SEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsIn the comic below, Cyanide & Happi...
01:15 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable 6 Superb Retro Gaming Accessories for the iPad
1. iCade 8-Bitty This retro gizmo, styled after 8-bit game console's controllers, works with the iPad, iPhone and Android devices with all iCade games. The ...
01:09 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Rebecca Minkoff Defines Tech Couture
In this exclusive interview on the Valley Girl Show, Rebecca Minkoff talks about her big break in fashion.More About: fashion, rebecca minkoff, valleygirltv...
12:51 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Menswear Dog Gives Frumpy Dude a Dapper Makeover
Menswear Dog is on a mission to strip the world of bad dude fashion. The Internet's most stylish pooch is looking at you, Crocs-donned and jort-sportin' feller.The Shiba Inu with a GQ look and attitud...
12:47 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Top Comments: The Most Expensive Starbucks Drink and More
Man Orders World's Most Expensive Starbucks Drink at $47.30 After Beau Chevassus ordered his massive Starbucks drink, he made his way to our comment section ...
12:37 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Another Disappointing Night for Oscar
It's going to be a big night for Twitter at the Oscars -- for almost everyone:Comic by Mashable, Lance UlanoffMore About: Oscars, Sunday Comics...
12:24 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable WD TV Play: A World of Digital Media for $70
There's a whole world outside that cable TV box, full of apps and streaming video and media files by the millions. Western Digital's new streaming set-top box, called WD TV Play, lets you navigate tha...
12:08 am GMT - Mon, February 25, 2013
Mashable Automated Quadcopters Learn a Super-Sophisticated Trick
Those programmed quadcopters are getting even smarter. Not only can they fly in perfect formation, build things and cause all of us to worry about robots dominating the world. Now they can balance and...
11:19 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Happy Birthday Steve Jobs! Celebrate With This YouTube Video Collection
Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple, would have turned 58 today. Jobs died on Oct. 5, 2011 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. One Apple fanboy decided to celebrate Jobs' birthday by...
10:52 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable New Anti-Piracy System to Hit U.S. Internet Users on Monday
Starting Monday, most U.S. Internet users will be subject to a new copyright enforcement system that could force them to complete educational programs, and even slow their Internet speeds to a crawl.A...
10:17 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Eliminates Work-From-Home Option, Sparks Intense Debate on Twitter
Yahoo surprised many in the tech world on Friday with its decision to eliminate the option for employees to work from home. The move, as described in a company-wide memo leaked to Kara Swisher at AllT...
09:43 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Scan Documents From Your Smartphone With Scandock
Smartphones are multi-purpose gadgets that organize our lives. While it's not uncommon to hear of mobile devices doubling as planners, cameras and recorders, what about scanners?The Scandock claims to...
09:16 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable 4 Secrets For Using LinkedIn to Land a Job
Its the largest and most popular social networking platform on the web for professionals, but can LinkedIn really land you a job? More About: contributor, Feature, job search series, Jobs, linkedin...
08:57 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Oscar Performances and Speeches Will Be Online Minutes After Airing on TV
LOS ANGELES -- Full performance videos of Adele, the cast of Les Miserables and others musical acts of the 85th Academy Awards will become available for viewers to watch and share across social media ...
08:47 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable See a Live Stream of the Firefox OS Mobile Operating System
BARCELONA -- Mozilla is hoping to make a big splash at Mobile World Congress 2013, showing off its Firefox OS and its vision for the future of mobile.If you aren't in Barcelona for the event, you can ...
08:18 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Facebook Buzz About Best Picture Oscar Nominees Is Way Up This Year
1. People Who Like 'Zero Dark 30' Also Like Graphic courtesy Facebook and ABCClick here to view this gallery.The nine Oscar-nominated Best Picture contende...
07:45 pm GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Huawei Unveils Ascend P2, Big Ambitions for the Future
BARCELONA: The lack of really big announcements from the heavy-hitters -- HTC and Samsung -- at the MWC this year opened up space for the slightly less recognizable players to get full media attention...
09:06 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Earths Smallest Space Telescopes Launching Monday
Two tiny satellites billed as the world's smallest space telescopes will launch into orbit Monday (Feb. 25) on a mission to study the brightest stars in the night sky.The Bright Target Explorer (BRITE...
08:20 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable 4 Job Search Performance Enhancement Tips
If youre looking for a job right now, it might be time to take a step back and evaluate your job search tactics: check out these tips to aid your search.More About: contributor, features, job search, ...
07:27 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable 50 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
It has been another busy week in the digital world. Catch up on the latest digital media resources with our weekly features roundup.More About: Business, digital resources, Feature, features roundup, ...
07:23 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Security Flaw Gives Hacker Full Access to Facebook Profiles
A web developer is claiming he was able to access personal Facebook profiles through a security hole. More About: Facebook, facebook privacy settings, Newsy, OAuth, Video...
06:59 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Samsung Launches the Galaxy Note 8.0
BARCELONA: Although Samsung will likely show off its upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S IV, mid-March, the company did not come to this year's Mobile World Congress empty-handed. Almost two days before t...
05:30 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Horrific Race Video Hits YouTube, NASCAR Has It Taken Down
When a multi-car accident punctuated the end of a NASCAR race at Daytona on Saturday afternoon, fan-shot footage of the disintegrating cars, pieces of debris flying into the stands, and a tire landing...
05:30 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Horrific Race Video Hits YouTube, NASCAR Has It Taken Down [UPDATED]
When a multi-car accident punctuated the end of a NASCAR race at Daytona on Saturday afternoon, fan-shot footage of the disintegrating cars, pieces of debris flying into the stands, and a tire landing...
04:42 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Social Media Predicts Oscar Winners
With the Oscars 2013 broadcast less than a day away, everyone's wondering who will win. Social media has an answer, and we've compiled the data into the infographic, below.The Meltwater Group has been...
04:04 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Game of Thrones Trailer Premieres Ahead of Season 3
Epic battles and stormy rivalries return to television with the third-season debut of Game of Thrones.Viewers are getting a sneak peek at the latest chapter of HBO's fantasy saga in this YouTube video...
03:27 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
1. Google Chromebook Pixel The search giant and OS upstart unveiled its first high-resolution touchscreen laptop on Thursday, the Pixel, and turned the Chrom...
02:44 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Student Suspended for Organizing Harlem Shake Flash Mob
Perhaps school administrators were sick of the meme?A 17-year-old high school student was arrested and suspended for five days after organizing a failed "Harlem Shake" video shoot on campus Friday, ac...
01:57 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable Online Campaign Nets Homeless Man $100K for Returning Lost Ring
An online fundraiser has accumulated more than $100,000 for a Kansas City homeless man after he returned an engagement ring to its owner. More About: giveforward, online fundraising, Social Good...
01:18 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
ProxToMe Need to send files from your phone to a friend? How about a group of friends? ProxToMe is a new app that lets you see other iOS devices around you, ...
12:29 am GMT - Sun, February 24, 2013
Mashable LEGO Pre-Enactment Shows Harlem Shake Meme in 2015
Ah, the fleeting life of an Internet meme. Will we remember the "Harlem Shake" craze in 2015? This humorous skit investigates -- using LEGO. More About: harlem shake, Watercooler...
11:44 pm GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable The Worst Way to Reject a Job Candidate
Employers who leave rejected job candidates with a bad taste in their mouths may see the bottom line suffer for it, new research shows.More About: employers, job interview, job search, job seekers...
10:57 pm GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Banana Portraits That Youll Go Ape Over
Steve Jobs Images courtesy of Tumblr, hoooneyyyimhooome.Click here to view this gallery.Bruised bananas are the worst. They should really be exiled from the ...
10:15 pm GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable 7 Oscar Nominees Like Youve Never Seen Them
1. Joaquin Phoenix: Superkid This clip, taken from a 1989 episode of Superboy, shows a young Joaqui...
09:04 pm GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Hacking Hollywood: How Digital Insurgents Are Disrupting Film
When Seth MacFarlane takes the stage at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday to host the Academy Awards, it will be 84 years after the first such ceremony in 1929 and 44 days after the death of Infogami co-fou...
08:02 pm GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable CDC iPad App Lets You Solve Disease Outbreaks
In the age of social media, we can track disease outbreaks like never before. Now, a new game from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention takes the armchair epidemiology to a whole new level.T...
09:03 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Bursts App Gives Families a Secure Way to Share Photos, Videos
Burst is an easy, secure way to capture photos and videos of important moments and share them with friends and family without going through social networks.More About: startup, The Launchpad...
08:31 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Cute Animals Walking Like Humans
1. Poodle Style Is there a hint of Gangnam near the end?Video courtesy of YouTube, CoKKomikifyClick...
08:10 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Thinglist Is a Simple App for Saving Ideas and Recommendations
What do you do after the website you created gets sold off for the second time in a year? Start making iPhone apps, apparently. Forrst, an online community for designers and developers, was acquired b...
07:37 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Mini Abe Lincoln Gets Pumped Up for Oscars
Expect mini Abraham Lincoln to bring in 'da (Illi)noise and 'da funk at Sunday's Academy Awards. The tiny statesman tossed his stovepipe hat aside to pump iron and hit the spa in preparation for his b...
07:09 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Nike+ Users Could Power 6,700 Houses Daily
To mark the one-year anniversary of FuelBand energy-tracking device, Nike shared with us some interesting stats about how active users are. More About: fitness, health, Lifestyle, Nike, Nike+ Fue...
06:38 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Body Suit Gives You Real-Life Spidey Sense
When it comes to recreating Spider-Mans superpowers, those silly string-blasting, wrist-mounted web shooter toys are mere childs play, at least compared to what Victor Mateevitsi has up his sleeve.SEE...
06:16 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Questions We Still Have About the PlayStation 4
Sony announced the PlayStation 4 with a lot of fanfare and in-your-face visuals. The two-hour presentation inundated the media and gaming industry with a lot of pretty lights and sounds, but left more...
05:50 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Positive TV Improves Kids Behavior, Study Says
A study from the University of Washington suggests positive TV-viewing among preschoolers might lead to better behavior. But, researchers say, the results seemed to fade over time. More About: Newsy, ...
05:29 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Microsoft: Yes, We Got Hacked Too
Microsoft confirmed on Friday afternoon that it too was a victim of the same type of attack that affected Facebook and Apple earlier this month. The company chose to not make a statement earlier this ...
05:08 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Girls Curling Iron Disaster Goes Viral
Tori Locklear was a simple Internet do-gooder. She took to YouTube to try and teach the rest of us hair-novices how to properly curl hair with hopes of bringing more glamour to the world. Unfortunatel...
04:45 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable White House Directive Expands Access to Scientific Research
The White House announced today a new directive expanding access to publicly funded scientific research, which could pave the way for scientific papers to be available on the Internet -- for free. In ...
04:23 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg to Sergey Brin: I Cant Wait for Google Glass
For connoisseurs of corporate conflict, the cold war between Facebook and Google is hardly a satisfying one. Sure, the two tech giants have rival social networks, and there's little in the way of coll...
04:03 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Rocket Parts Will Take NASA to Mars
NASA engineers are building the largest rocket ever constructed -- one that will eventually take us beyond the moon -- using 3D-printed materials.More About: 3d printing, Asteroids, Mars, NASA, Rocket...
03:46 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Apple Pop-Up Museum to Display Rare Artifacts
Original Mac Computer Click here to view this gallery.Want to see a rare collection of Apple artifacts, from the original Apple and Lisa computer to the ear...
03:37 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable New NYPD Team Will Hunt Down Lost iPhones With Apples Help
The New York Police Department is building a team whose sole mission is tracking down stolen iPhones and iPads with a helping hand from Apple, according to a report.The new squad of iCops, first repor...
03:18 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Gollums Precious Version of I Dreamed a Dream
Sure, it's pretty distressing to hear Fantine's story in Les Miserables, the Broadway-play-turned-Oscar-nominated-film. The character, most recently played by Anne Hathaway, gets into some iffy situat...
03:01 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Humane Societys Vine Lands Adorable Cat a New Home
It didn't take long for non-profits to catch the Vine bug.As soon as Twitter launched the new Vine app, Becca Meyers of the New York Humane Society shared a six-second clip of cat Parker from the non-...
02:52 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Is Facebook Identity the Key to Concert Ticket Sales?
Weve all had the experience: You favorite musician is finally going on tour and theres a concert in your area. You want good seats, so you queue up at your computer to be among the first to buy ticket...
02:31 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Why Google Glass Could Be Bad For Your Eyes
Google Glass isn't even out yet, and people are heralding the part-camera, part-mobile device as the future -- a revolutionary product that will surely change the way we use (and view) technology.But ...
02:07 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Study Shows iPhone 300% More Reliable Than Samsung Smartphones
A new report from product Q & A site FixYa found that the iPhone was more reliable than smartphones made by Motorola, Samsung and Nokia.The study looked at data from 722,558 problem reports liste...
02:07 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Study Shows iPhone 187% More Reliable as Samsung Smartphones
A new report from product Q & A site FixYa found that the iPhone was more reliable than smartphones made by Motorola, Samsung and Nokia.The study looked at data from 722,558 problem reports liste...
02:07 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Study Shows iPhone More Reliable Than Samsung Smartphones
A new report from product Q & A site FixYa found that the iPhone was more reliable than smartphones made by Motorola, Samsung and Nokia.The study looked at data from 722,558 problem reports liste...
01:58 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Matboard is Like Pinterest For Inspiring Creative Professionals
Pinterest's motto is that "no matter what you're interested in, there's a place for it here," but Austin Phillips has found this to be problematic for creative professionals using the service who want...
01:50 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Northern Lights Dance in Spectacular Time-Lapse Videos
Jaw-dropping displays of the northern lights can be seen in a stunning series of time-lapse videos captured in Sweden this month by astrophotographer Chad Blakley. Blakley has been filming in Sweden's...
01:36 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable The Ultimate Mashup of Best Picture Oscar Winners
From Wings to The Artist, the Academy Awards have been recognizing excellence in film for more than eight decades. This year's ceremony happens Sunday, but before crowning the next film into silver sc...
01:21 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable FTC Settlement: HTC Must Patch Security Vulnerabilities
HTC America has been ordered to develop and release software patches to address widespread security vulnerabilities that have potentially affected millions of HTC devices as part of a settlement deal ...
01:09 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Google Doodle is a Glorious Gorey Tribute
G is for Google, whose Doodles we crave. It's also for Gorey, 12 years in his grave. Edward Gorey, pen-and-ink artist extraordinaire, would have turned 88 on Friday (he died in 2000). Google has honor...
01:09 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon Compare Game Faces on Twitter
Michelle Obama drops by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon tonight to talk fitness and -- hopefully -- perform a duet with Questlove on a "Sweatin' to the Oldies" slow jam. Fingers crossed on that second pa...
12:27 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Kids Reenact This Years Best Picture Oscar Nominees
Let's just put this out there -- not many people watch all the Oscar nominated movies. Even if you manage to see 'em all, they don't always live up to the hype. So who's going to lay down the truth? W...
12:21 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable One Way NBA Stars Proposition Their Twitter Followers
"You trying to get the pipe?" That's one way to do it -- although the young lady who NBA scorer J.R. Smith romances here is apparently still in high school. More About: NBA, Sports...
12:10 am GMT - Sat, February 23, 2013
Mashable Google Glass May Arrive For Consumers by End of Year
Cant wait to get your hands on Google Glass? You might not have to wait much longer.In an interview, Google Glass product director Steve Lee told The Verge that it plans to have a fully-polished versi...
11:58 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Pretty, Pricey Google Chromebook Pixel
The Chromebook Pixel, that high-definition touchscreen laptop Google launched Thursday, isn't for everyone. At $1299 and $1449 for the wi-fi and LTE versions respectively, it certainly isn't for every...
11:43 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Music Hackers Nerd Magic Makes Great Dance Beats
It has been a busy few months for dance-music maestro Robert DeLong. In January, he was voted one of MTV's Artists to Watch in 2013. On Feb. 5, he released his debut album Just Movement.Catching up wi...
11:31 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable The Next Generation of iPhone Productivity Apps is Here
When I purchased my first iPhone in late 2009, I had high hopes that it would somehow transform me into a more productive person -- the kind who procrastinates less, multitasks more and accomplishes t...
11:11 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Basketball Cheerleader Has a Better Shot Than Most Players
This cheerleader from William Carey University could be a better shooter than the players on the basketball team.More About: basketball, cheerleading, college sports, viral video...
10:58 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Epically Fails at the PlayStation 4
The newly announced PlayStation 4 made an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Thursday night, and Jimmy was one of the first people to get his hands on its new controller.Fallon tried out a se...
10:45 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 5 Tips for Better Craigslist Ads
Whether you're looking to rent a room, sell some furniture or offer a service, a Craigslist classified is a great way to advertise. We have taken a look at how to make the most of your Craigslist ads,...
10:32 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable This Hip-Hop Cat Website Will Give You a Seizure
This is no ordinary cat website. (Is there such a thing?) Bringinthecats.com combines a catchy hip-hop beat, a bunch of bright, flashing colors and, yes, an endless fountain of floating cat heads. You...
10:32 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable This Hip-Hop Cat Website Will Put You in Feline Overload
This is no ordinary cat website. (Is there such a thing?) Bringinthecats.com combines a catchy hip-hop beat, a bunch of bright, flashing colors and, yes, an endless fountain of floating cat heads. You...
10:15 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Bitcoins New Bubble: Digital Currency Now Trading at $30
For the second time in Bitcoins history, the digital currency has surpassed an exchange rate of $30 per Bitcoin. More About: Bitcoin, Bitcoins, exchange, trading, virtual currency...
10:12 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable How Skylanders Creates a Superfan Economy
To call Activisions Skylanders franchise a success is an understatement. In just under a year and a half, the series two games, Skylanders: Spyros Adventure and Skylanders: Giants, have raked in $1 bi...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Suckers Make Robot Octopus a Terrifying Possibility
Researchers are re-purposing animal parts that could be useful to new robots. The latest entries in that field are 3D-printed robotic suckers, which mimic the suction ability of a squid or octopus. It...
09:15 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Al-Qaedas High-Tech Drone-Dodging Tips Revealed
When Islamist militants were forced from the historic city of Timbuktu, Mali by French soldiers last month, they left in the rubble a document that's extremely telling of the realities of modern asymm...
09:10 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Apps to Help You Find Lunch
1. Dining Deals Sometimes the best lunch is a discounted one. This app provides alerts, exclusive offers and user reviews on restaurant coupons.Download for ...
09:10 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Apps to Help You Find Lunch Fast
1. Dining Deals Sometimes the best lunch is a discounted one. This app provides alerts, exclusive offers and user reviews on restaurant coupons.Download for ...
08:55 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Conan Makes Google Glass Butt of the Joke
Conan O'Brien couldn't resist making a crack at Google Glass on Thursday with a hilarious spoof called "Google Ass."More About: conan, conan o'brien, Google, Google Glass, Mobile...
08:39 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 20 Worst Mom Emails Lurking in Your Inbox
Moms: can't live with them, and you literally cannot live without them. They might drive us crazy sometimes, but they also remind us they care. In the 21st century, that means a quick email or text to...
08:08 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Popes Twitter Account to Shut Down When Benedict XVI Leaves Office
The papal Twitter account, @pontifex, will be shut down when Pope Benedict XVI leaves office, the CNN reports citing Vatican radio. "It seems unimaginable that one could continue to use a communicatio...
07:51 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable In Case You Forgot, the Sun Is a Giant Ball of Fire
The bubbling tumult of the sun's surface regularly produces some pretty jaw-dropping sights, but it's rare that we get to see something like this -- and in motion to boot.Last summer, an eruption on t...
07:27 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Samsung Planning Academy Award Ad Blitz Featuring Tim Burton
Samsung is planning to blitz the Academy Awards telecast on Sunday with a total of four and a half minutes of commercials, one of which will feature director Tim Burton.The ads continue the story of a...
07:02 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 3 Hilarious Comics That Dont Make Any Sense
Sometimes you don't need to be in on a joke in order to laugh, and that's certainly the case with many comics by Drew at Toothpaste For Dinner.SEE ALSO: The Internet Smells Like Urine [COMIC]Below are...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Googles Chromebook Pixel And Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable The Atlantics Magazine Content Comes to iPhone
If you've ever wished you could read stories from The Atlantic's print edition on your iPhone, you're finally in luck.The Atlantic announced Friday that it has updated its iPhone app to give subscribe...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable What to Do When Your Kids Online Rep Goes Awry
Have you ever Googled your kid's name? If not, you might want to think about it -- just to make sure their 'online reputation' is as good as their real one. More About: contributor, digital dilemmas, ...
06:10 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Chicago Wants To Be the Smartest City on Earth
Chicago's Chief Information Officer Brett Goldstein fundamentally believes the secret to a smarter and more responsive city lies in finding meaning in the vast quantity of data cities collect about th...
02:31 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr Notify of Security Breach After Zendesk Hack
Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr have all warned their users that some of their data might be compromised after a security breach at Zendesk, a company which provides customer support services for all th...
12:30 pm GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Steal These 3 Social Marketing Tricks From Top Brands
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Do you follow a brand in ...
10:00 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Awesome Things That Happened at the Star Trek Reunion
The cast and crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation reunited for a 25th anniversary celebration. Here's how it all went down.More About: Levar Burton, reunion, Star Trek, television...
09:50 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable MediSafe App Makes Sure You Take Your Pills on Time
Keeping up with when to take different medicines can be a chore, especially if you need to take something at the same time everyday.Enter MediSafe, a virtual pillbox that can remind you to take medici...
09:33 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Bubble Bursting in Extra Slow Motion Is Incredible
Bubbles -- they're a staple of every childhood (and some adulthoods), but they're so short lived, seeming to disappear as soon as they appear. You swish all that watery goodness around and wait for th...
08:59 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways Pinterest Could Be Even Better
The Pinterest team hasn't been idle over the past year; it has a major redesign in the works. But what pinners want most isn't included in the new design.More About: pinterest, pinterest tools, redesi...
08:39 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Baby Jams Out With 5 Instruments at Same Time
Baby Q here is one talented tyke. He doesn't need any backup for his jam sesh; he's got it covered himself. Watch in amazement as he plays five instruments in his own one man (baby) band, and begin to...
08:27 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 2014 World Cup Will Be First to Use Goal-Line Technology
FIFA, soccer's global governing body, confirmed this week that goal-line technology will be used at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. That will mark the first time the planet's biggest single-sport event ...
08:10 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Man Faces 18 Months in Jail for Twitter Parody
A man in Chile is facing 18 months in jail after a businessman accused him of identity theft over Twitter parody accounts.Rodrigo Ferrari Prieto is accused of being behind three now inactive accounts ...
07:50 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Heres Who Needs a Chromebook Pixel
The tech pundit jury has apparently reached a solemn, sober verdict on the Chromebook Pixel laptop Google launched Thursday. And the verdict is ... "Oh my God, look at the sticker price!" (Tech pundit...
07:24 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable The Video Game Entertainment Curve
Between Angry Birds and Skyrim is a wide spectrum of video games. Some are two-dimensional and others have complex graphics; some have little-to-no learning curves, while others take hours to get the ...
07:02 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Samsung Debuts More Affordable Galaxy Camera
Samsung announced on Tuesday that it's going to release a new, cheaper version of its popular Android-powered Galaxy Camera. The new Galaxy Camera will have all the features already present in the mod...
06:29 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Watch This LEGO Robot Set the Mood With Candles
This robotics LEGO kit delivers the heat -- by lighting 5 candles on its own. More About: Lego, videos, Watercooler...
05:53 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Are You Human? This Test Will Tell
Ever fear you weren't a human and maybe you were just a robot trapped in skin? Relieve your fear -- "Morgan Freeman" is here with the definitive list of human experiences that can finally tell you if ...
05:32 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Millionaire Space Tourist Reportedly Planning Mars Trip
Buzz is building about a planned 2018 private mission to Mars, which may launch the first humans toward the Red Planet.A nonprofit organization called the Inspiration Mars Foundation — which is ...
05:13 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Oreo Animation Will Have You Craving a Cookie
These guys are taking playing with their food to the next level. "Oreogami" shows just how creative you can get with the cream of that Oreo if you just use a little imagination. SEE ALSO: Someone Give...
05:01 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Apple Getting Sued for Planned Obsolescence of iPad 3
A Brazilian organization claims the quick release of Apple's iPad with Retina constitutes planned obsolescence with regards to its predecessor, the New iPadMore About: apple, Brazil, ipad, ipad 3, law...
04:49 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Improve Your Smartphones Photo Quality With This Chip
MIT researchers have developed a chip that integrates into your smartphone to help give your photos professional quality. More About: mit, Newsy, photo editing, smartphone, videos...
04:37 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Digital Harassment Linked With Physical Abuse Among Dating Teens
Social networks, smartphones and other connective technologies allow teens to stay in touch all hours of the day -- but they also give way for new methods of abuse. One study on teen dating shows one ...
04:21 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable LEGO Michael Jackson Is a Thriller
We always knew Michael Jackson could move. But this video proves that the King of Pop can bring rhythm to just about anything. The animation, by Annette Jung of Talking-Animals in Berlin, shows Jackso...
04:09 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable ESPN Black History Month Facebook Post Brings Out Racist Trolls
You can file this one in either of two well-stocked cabinets: It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, and The Internet Is Full of Creeps.More About: Sports...
03:52 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Nikon D7100 Has Features Found in Cameras Costing $1,000 More
Three-Quarter View, with 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens Click here to view this gallery.The Nikon D7100 rolled out on Thursday, giving advanced photographers ca...
03:44 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Baby Pandas Learning to Walk Are a Delight
This video could just as easily be titled simply "pandas," because we're going to watch them no matter what activity they are partaking in. In this specific video, infant balls of black and white fur ...
03:36 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 11 Job Boards for Careers in Social Good
1. Give to Get Jobs Run by a mother-daughter team, Give to Get Jobs is a hub for listings at for-profit companies committed to social responsibility.Click he...
03:22 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 50 Embarrassing Songs Invading Your Facebook News Feed
A new music station on digital streaming service Slacker plays only 50 songs -- the ones your Facebook friends cringe at when they see them in their News Feeds. The audio ad for "The 50 Most Embarrass...
03:09 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable The Best Picture Oscar Nominees As Told by Vines
The 85th Academy Awards are coming up on Sunday, which means unless you live under a rock, someone has asked your opinion about which pic will take home the Best Picture Oscar. You don't dare say the ...
02:49 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Gets Early Support From Publishers and Developers
The PlayStation 4 unveiling Wednesday night proved to be just as much about the games and publishers already planned for the system as it was the new hardware. Sony took the time to trot out several d...
02:43 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Brooklyn Nets PR Is the New Best Thing in Sports Twitter
The Nets PR Twitter account has gained widespread popularity among sports fans for its offbeat tweets. More About: NBA, Sports...
02:32 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Cute Alert: Dad and Daughter Collaborate on Mahna Mahna Cover
Sorry dads, this dude has a big lead in the race for World's Coolest Dad. And, sorry kids, this talented little lady has a big head start for the World's Cutest Kid title. The father-daughter team pay...
02:21 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Google Chromebook Pixel Is an Expensive Gamble
The rumors were true. Googles Chromebook is going upscale. The search giant and OS upstart unveiled its first high-resolution touchscreen laptop on Thursday, the Pixel, and turned the Chrome OS and Ch...
02:18 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Watch Justin Timberlakes Incredible Brit Awards Performance
Justin Timberlake gave a great performance at the Brit Awards, and his wife Jessica Biel agreed.More About: concert, justin timberlake, United Kingdom...
02:09 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable New Google Glass Patent Shows Future Designs
Google Glass, Alternate Design 1 Although Google Glass has been shown as an minimalist eyewear frame, Google suggested other designs in its patent, including...
02:08 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Vending Machines Could Soon Come to a Taxi Near You
Vending machines could soon come to a Taxi near you -- at least to a New York City cab near you -- allowing you to buy gum, mouthwash, Old spice cologne and, maybe one day, even condoms. The machine, ...
02:02 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable President Obama Sends Message to Kid President
We already know that Kid President can deliver one heck of a pep talk, but can he help President Obama with a serious issue like national security?You bet he can. The President calls upon the mini PO...
01:49 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable External Battery Packs Add Hours to Your Phone, Even iPhone 5
If you use a smartphone on a regular basis, you know the daily chore of searching for a power outlet or cable to charge up your phone's battery during the day. Otherwise you're probably going to find ...
01:46 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable NBCs Website Has Been Hacked
NBC.com was not functioning properly Thursday afternoon. Visitors to the site saw the following warning:However, the site appeared to be back to normal later in the afternoon. An NBC rep confirmed to ...
01:28 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable 17 Celebs Get an iMadeFace Makeover
iMadeFace is one of the most popular new apps around. We've seen some strikingly accurate animated self-portraits from our friends, but we all know everything is more fun when Beyonc is involved. We c...
01:20 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Amazon Puts Gay Twist on Long-Running Kindle Campaign
Amazon went back to the creative well for a new Kindle Paperwhite ad. As with previous Kindle ads, an attractive woman in a black bikini meets up with a clueless, iPad-toting guy who is jealous of her...
01:07 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable This Hilarious Prank Will Make You Want to Ride the Bus
Let's face it, public transportation is far from glamorous and the bus falls on the lowest rung of commuting. But mobile company Qualcomm decided they were going to give these lucky bus riders quite t...
01:03 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Israeli Army Faces Instagram Scandal
An Israeli solider is in hot water after posting an Instagram photo showing a sniper scope pointed at an unidentified child.More About: instagram, Israel, scandal, war...
12:52 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable GiveForward Founder Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Got a question for Ethan Austin? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live.Ethan is a serial do-gooder and one of CNN's Top Ten Generation Next entrepreneurs. In 2009 Ethan started DealGooder...
12:48 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Chromebook Pixel Reveals Googles Master Plan for QuickOffice
Now we know what Google's plan was for QuickOffice when it acquired the company last summer. The search giant is hard-wiring it into Chrome OS, and the new Chromebook Pixel will be the first Chromeboo...
12:41 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Twitter Adds Email Security to Ward Off Cybercriminals
To cut down on fake email scams and ploys to steal your passwords, Twitter is boosting its email authentication security to prevent malicious attacks. More About: security, Twitter...
12:36 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Even Sony Isnt Sure What the PlayStation 4 Will Look Like
The reason Sony didn't show the exterior of the next-generation PlayStation 4 console at Wednesday's presentation was because the console hasn't been completed yet, according to Sony's worldwide studi...
12:09 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Were One Step Closer to Bringing Holograms Home
It seems as though everyone is fascinated with the possibilities and promises of a holographic 3D world. With major events such as Coachella and the London Olympics showing off the latest in hologram ...
12:06 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Sh*t Rough Drafts Tumblr Imagines Terrible First Versions of Famous Novels
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Click here to view this gallery.We've all been there -- staring at a blank screen (or perhaps, if you're reading t...
12:01 am GMT - Fri, February 22, 2013
Mashable Google Unveils Chromebook Pixel, a Touchscreen Laptop
Google Chromebook Pixel The Chromebook Pixel is Google's high-end Chrome OS laptop. It has an ultra-high-res 12.85-inch screen with a pixel density of 239 pp...
11:59 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable NASAs Landsat 5 Satellite Sets Guinness World Record
Landsat 5 has secured a new world record title for being the longest-operating Earth observation satellite after almost three decades in orbit. More About: guinness world records, NASA, satellite, spa...
11:54 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Things You Didnt Know Chrome Could Do
1. Generate Passwords If you haven't yet delved into Chrome Flags -- the experimental laboratory for new features -- then do yourself a favor and check it ou...
11:30 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable How Augmented-Reality Content Might Actually Work
Caterina Fake describes how her startup, Findery, is helping the Internet get local. More About: Augmented Reality, Caterina Fake, flickr, Startups...
11:16 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Eduardo Saverin: Facebooks Biggest Risk is Growing Too Fast
The biggest threat to Facebook's business may simply be that the company grows too fast for its own good, at least according to co-founder Eduardo Saverin."The biggest risk is to grow too fast, which ...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Say Good-Bye to Blendtec CEO With These Shreddable Will It Blend? Videos
1. Golf Balls Video courtesy of YouTube, BlendtecClick here to view this gallery.DO NOT TRY THESE A...
10:37 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Donald Trumps Hacked Twitter Account Quotes Lil Wayne
Donald Trump is the latest high-profile victim of a Twitter hack job.Just before noon EST on Tuesday, Trump's account, @realDonaldTrump, tweeted a line from Will.I.Am's "Scream & Shout (Remix)." ...
10:30 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable How the Large Hadron Collider Bends Physics
The largest singular experimental project in the world, the Large Hadron Collider, is so mind-bogglingly complex that even some of its more finite properties are only comprehended by the best physics ...
10:29 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Taylor Swift Goat Duet Screams Awesomeness
Oh Taylor, we know the pickings are limited out there for boyfriends but are talented musicians so limited that you've come to this? Farm animals. You must've known this goat was trouble when he walke...
10:21 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Rebecca Marino Quits Tennis Following Attacks on Social Media
Canadian tennis professional Rebecca Marino announced she is quitting the sport, following a bout with depression that has been exacerbated by cyberbullying on social media sites.Marino -- the 22-year...
10:19 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Amazing YouTube Videos of Pets Doing Tricks
1. Useful Dog Tricks Performed by Jesse Jesse doesn't just do tricks, he does useful tricks.Click h...
10:13 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Vine Resume May Be the Worlds First
Since it was introduced last month, Twitter's Vine has been used for advertising, breaking news and, of course, porn. But an aspiring journalist has found another: Resume.h/t & love to dear friend...
09:53 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable 9 Gay Leaders Making a Difference in Technology
1. Chris Hughes One of the co-founders of Facebook, Hughes left the company in 2007 to become director of online organizing for Barack Obama's first presiden...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable The Story Behind Keyboard Cat
How did a keyboard-tickling cat in a blue t-shirt go from a no-name around the litter box to Internet star? Vice investigates the story of Keyboard Cat. More About: cats, memes, viral videos, Watercoo...
09:17 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Tumblrs Mobile Traffic May Overtake Desktop Traffic This Year
Last year was a pivotal one for Tumblr. The blogging network, which now has 170 million monthly visitors, for the first time began running ads last year.CEO David Karp, who had famously stated the com...
08:56 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Petition to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Demands White House Response
An online petition to legalize the practice of unlocking cell phones crossed Thursday the 100,000 signature threshold that qualifies for an official response from the White House.Unlocking a cell phon...
08:46 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Top 15 Cities for Tech Startup Investments
Silicon Valley is still the epicenter of the tech startup world, but there's a long list of cities looking for a piece of the entrepreneurial pie. More About: Business, Mobile, Silicon Valley, technol...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Nielsen May Finally Overhaul TV Rating System to Include Xbox, iPad
Nielsen may finally be embracing 21st century TV viewing habits. Nielsen is planning to overhaul its TV rating system to include ratings data for videos viewed on streaming services like Netflix and A...
08:17 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Love Beauty? 5 Places You Should Work
Take a peek inside the offices of five fashion and beauty companies that are hiring now.More About: Birchbox, gucci, Jobs, offices, Sephora...
07:48 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Sonys PlayStation 4 And Other News 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...
07:46 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable 50+ Events in Digital Marketing, Social Media, PR and More
Check out the latest events to find opportunities for learning, networking and leading your industry.More About: Events, Events Board, Feature, mashable...
07:24 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Report: Google in Talks With Warby Parker to Make Glass More Stylish
As interest in Google Glass intensifies, Google is looking to expand the appeal of the device with a more stylish look, according to a report.Citing "two people briefed on the negotiations," The New Y...
07:03 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable And the Winner for Best Picture Goes tothe Internet
Ready for the Oscars? As the big night approaches, buzz is swirling stronger than ever on the Internet. The Academy has shown plenty of digital love to film fans, but we've taken it to a whole new lev...
07:01 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Canon Mixed Reality Is Google Glass for Business
Canon Mixed Reality The Canon Mixed Reality headset can created detailed simulations and present them to the wearer as if they were highly detailed objects. ...
04:21 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable New Apple Patent Application Describes Flexible iWatch
A patent application from Apple outlines a device with a flexible screen worn on your wrist, adding fuel to the recent iWatch rumors. The patent application describes a "wearable accessory device" whi...
02:53 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Heres How You Can Make Any Website Do the Harlem Shake
The "Harlem Shake" meme has been sweeping the interwebz with its bite-sized doses of hypnotic weirdness. Since its viral debut earlier this month, different "editions" of the video have emerged, domin...
02:24 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable This iPhone Skin Lets You Stick It to Any Surface
With thousands of apps and limitless online resources for any task imaginable, we take our phones everywhere. Smartphones are used as mirrors, navigation guides and cook books, but maneuvering your iP...
01:10 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Google Drive Now Has File Previews
Google has added file previews to Google Drive, a nifty feature which will help users quickly find the document they want. Previews will show up automatically when you open photos, videos or PDF files...
01:03 pm GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Two Guys Create Legit Way to Pay Debt Online
You can't ignore your debt, but you don't have to pick up the phone. ReadyforZero is an online tool that helps you manage all your debts in one place.More About: debt, debt management, personal financ...
11:54 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Why No One Wants to Pay for YouTube Channels
Unless youve been living with that Russian family cut off from human contact since before World War II, you may have noticed that pretty much every video worth a watch on YouTube has an ad in front of...
11:28 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Samsungs TV Discovery Service Learns Your Viewing Preferences
Samsung is set to unveil TV Discovery, a service that aims to personalize users' viewing experience, at the Mobile World Congress, the company announced Thursday.The service, which can be used on Sams...
11:07 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable How to Send a Voice Message via Facebook
1. Facebook Messenger If you haven't already, you'll need to download the free Facebook Messenger app for your handset or tablet. The version for iOS device...
10:34 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Michelle Obama on Her Bangs: This Is My Midlife Crisis
First Lady Michelle Obama tells Rachael Ray the real reason she got her now-famous hairdo. More About: barak obama, hair, michelle obama...
10:02 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Can You Drive Stoned? This Video Has the Answer
"Can you drive stoned?" It's a question that's been asked many a time. A viral video that started as some CNN investigative journalism sheds light. More About: Watercooler...
09:35 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Watch a NASCAR Drivers Petulant Post-Race Meltdown
A NASCAR driver freaked out like a petulant teen in an interview. Video of his expletive-laden outburst featuring a great "yeah right" is Internet gold. More About: NASCAR, Sports, Watercooler...
08:57 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Worlds First Live-Tweeted C-Section Is a Success [GRAPHIC CONTENT]
Houston's Memorial Hermann hospital system live-tweeted a C-section delivery for the first time in world history on Wednesday morning, giving followers an educational -- and extremely graphic -- look ...
08:41 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Harlem Shake Is No. 1 After Billboard Adds YouTube to Chart Formula
Billboard has just added YouTube views to its methodology that ranks the top 100 songs in the United States. The change immediately pushed Baauer's 2012 single "Harlem Shake" to the number one positio...
08:28 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Heres Why Youre Addicted to Porn
If you thought your late night X-rated Google searches were fueled by an innate carnal desire, think again. YouTube account ASAP Science is blowing the lid off of the porn industry by explaining why s...
07:56 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable How to Have a Killer Photo-Ready Smile
We've been lied to for decades: All this time people have been encouraged to say, "Cheese" in front of the camera, but according to one video, it's the best way to look bad for a photo. YouTube user P...
07:32 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Will Twitters Ad API Prompt a Torrent of Ads?
Twitter on Wednesday opened the floodgates to a torrent of new advertising. While that's going to be great for revenues, there's a risk of an oversaturation of ads in the stream.Balancing user experie...
06:52 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 a No-Show
PlayStation 4 Click here to view this gallery.If you were hoping to see an actual console after Sony's PlayStation 4 launch event -- or even to learn how mu...
06:41 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Will Arrive Holiday 2013
PlayStation 4 Click here to view this gallery.Sony's PlayStation 4 will hit stores in time for the holiday season.The electronics giant unveiled the PS4 at ...
06:29 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Mommy Tiger and Her Cubs Are Beyond Precious
Looks like the animal kingdom isn't so different from mankind, especially when it comes to motherhood. This BBC Earth footage -- shot in the Indian jungle by attaching cameras to elephants (you heard ...
06:13 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable YouTube and Netflix Could Win Emmy Awards
With the influx of original programming from online outlets, could Netflix, Amazon and YouTube compete with the big networks for the Emmy?More About: arrested development, emmy awards, Emmys, house of...
06:08 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Get Your Caffeine Buzz With a Grumpy Cat Latte
It's something everyone can relate to -- you're cranky, tired, irritated and nasty before that morning cup of joe, just like Grumpy Cat, here. Except, not really, because she's on the latte -- not dri...
05:54 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Things You Never Knew About Craigslist
1. Heavy Traffic Craigslist receives more than 50 billion page monthly pageviews. More than 60 million people from the U.S. alone visit the site each monthIm...
05:50 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Ping-Pong Players Behind-the-Back Shot Is So Baller
Now this is what we call ping-pong for grown-ups.More About: Sports, Watercooler...
05:42 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Make Your Own Humanoid Robot With 3D-Printed MAKI
3D printing allows for incomparably quick construction. From gifts and jewelry to prosthetics and houses, the innovation extends opportunities for creation and design. Hello Robo, a robotic platform d...
05:24 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Meet Mashables New 85-Year-Old Entertainment Intern: Oscar
Mashable has expanded its Entertainment vertical in the thick of awards season with the addition of a talented intern named Oscar. *At age 85, Oscar has a tough time relating to some of the youngins o...
05:03 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable White House Says Its Cracking Down on Corporate IP Theft
Corporate intellectual property thieves, beware: The Obama administration says it has you in its sights. The White House released a report Wednesday detailing its strategy for combating the theft of A...
04:55 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable 12 Uncanny iMadeFace Self-Portraits
1. Dan Taylor Click here to view this gallery.iMadeFace is one of the hottest new apps, enabling anyone with an iPhone to turn their social avatars into car...
04:37 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable FCC Approves Wireless Signal Boosters, With Caveats
Rejoice, oh sufferers of terrible wireless connections: The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the regulated use of signal boosters to extend the range of wireles...
04:25 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Take a Seat on This Game of Thrones Keyboard Creation
Image courtesy of Mike DeWolfeClick here to view this gallery.A programmer puts a new, nerdy twist on the Iron Throne from 'Game of Thrones.' More About: g...
04:12 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Learn How to Make a PB&J in Space
Looks like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are just as popular in outer space as down on planet Earth. Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut who rocketed (I had to go there) to viral stardom with ...
04:10 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Sony Announces the PlayStation 4
PlayStation fans, your wait is finally over. Sony officially announced the PlayStation 4 at a press event Wednesday, the next generation of its popular console.Nine years in the making, the PlayStatio...
03:53 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Will the Oscar Envelopes Ever Go Digital? Designer Tells All
Actor Tom Hanks clutched an iridescent gold envelope onstage at the Academy Awards two years ago and uttered, "These envelopes are works of art in themselves." Those eight words from Hanks, the evenin...
03:39 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Sea Otter Plays B-Ball Like a Champ
Screw the puppy bowl, why hasn't otter-ball become a thing?Meet Eddie the otter, an all-star player cloned from the DNA of Michael Jordan. When staff at the Oregon Zoo discovered that the 15-year-old ...
03:32 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Why Emotion Makes for Great Web Design
Behavioral expert Kare Anderson explains how understanding science behind the human thought process is crucial to designing an idyllic experience on the webMore About: responsive web design, Science, ...
03:23 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable The Real Harlem Shake: 6 Videos You Shouldnt Meme Without
1. Kids on the Sidewalk do the Real Harlem Shake Baauer this is not. Click here to view this galler...
03:00 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Watch Sony Unveil the Next PlayStation Console
Live video for mobile from UstreamSony is presumably announcing its next generation console to a crowd of journalists in New York City on Wednesday evening.The next console, codenamed "Orbis" by Sony ...
02:27 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Curiosity Rover FTW: Drills Martian Rock, Takes Photos
NASA confirmed that Curiosity rover has successfully drilled into a Martian rock for the first time in history. Here's how the big event played out. More About: Curiosity, Mars, Mars rover, NASA, spac...
02:23 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable The New York Times Plans to Sell the Boston Globe (Again)
The Boston Globe is officially up for grabs.The New York Times Company announced Wednesday that it plans to sell the New England Media Group, which includes The Boston Globe, Boston.com and The Worces...
02:13 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Michelle Obama Looks Bangin in New Official Portrait
Image by Chuck Kennedy, courtesy of Flickr, White House.The White House released First Lady Michelle Obama's new official portrait Wednesday, showing her new hairdo in its full glory. The image -- tak...
02:01 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable The Government Wants You to Innovate With Its New Social APIs
If you're a social innovator looking for new data to play around with, the federal government might have just the thing. The General Services Administration, which helps support federal agencies' day-...
01:40 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Why Eye Contact Still Matters In The Age of Email
Has social media stunted the development development of proper communication skills? More About: contributor, family and parenting, Lifestyle, Social Media...
01:26 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Read 20 Great Books in 2 Minutes, Emoji Style
Let's start with an easy one for all you nerds. No doubt you've read this already.Answer: Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkeinClick here to view this galler...
01:19 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin Launch $33 Million Science Prize
Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley just launched their own equivalent of the Nobel Prize.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla have joined forces with Google co-founder Sergey B...
12:55 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Vegetable Man Turns Produce Into Musical Instruments
Being scolded for playing with your food is a childhood rite of passage. Apparently this guy just never grew up. Jonathan Dagan, also known as j.viewz, is a 31-year-old musician, producer and songwrit...
12:38 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With DealGooder Founder Ethan Austin
Streaming live on Mashable, DealGooder founder Ethan Austin will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, Feb. 21. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initi...
12:38 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With GiveForward Founder Ethan Austin
Streaming live on Mashable, DealGooder founder Ethan Austin will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, Feb. 21. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initi...
12:21 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Any.DO Moment Pushes You to Actually Tackle Your To-Do List
There's no shortage of to-do list apps that make it easier for users to update their lists update their lists on the go, but Any.DO hopes to go a step further and help users tackle the tasks on their ...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Rapper vs. NBA Announcer Is the Best Beef Ever
We got some fresh beef coming through, folks, and it's marinated in WTF and served with a heaping side of amazeballs. More About: Music, NBA, Sports...
12:09 am GMT - Thu, February 21, 2013
Mashable Highlight Version 1.5 Update Adds Photos and Events
Its been a big year for Highlight. It was a fun year. It was really exciting. Its been a whirlwind, Highlight creator Paul Davison said during a private press event Wednesday. Were really excited abou...
11:58 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable This Animated Anti-Bullying Poem Will Change Your Life
The memories of bullying during childhood can haunt you forever -- which is why spoken word poet Shane Koyczan is creating a message through a poem and animated video that will stick with you from thi...
11:51 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Scientists Building Asteroid Threat Early-Warning System
After the close shave asteroid 2012 DA14 gave Earth last week and the unexpected meteor blast over Russia, it is all too be clear why some scientists have their eyes peeled for potentially dangerous s...
11:37 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable How to Use the New Wood Camera iPhone Photo Editing App
Looking for an Instagram alternative? Check out our demo of Wood Camera, a photo-sharing app that lets you view how filters will look before you snap. More About: instagram, iphone camera apps, mobile...
11:20 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Starbucks Testing Video Drive-Thru
According to an unofficial Starbucks fan site, the coffee chain is testing a new video ordering system in several Washington state locations. More About: driving, restaurants, starbucks, video chat...
11:14 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable The Worst Local News Interviews Are the Best
Let's give thanks for the local news. Without Channel 4 W-letter-letter-letter (or K-letter-letter-letter, for West Coasters), we wouldn't have small market superstars. Kai the hitchhiker hero and Swe...
11:00 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable New Video Shows Asteroid Tumbling Close to Earth
NASA has unveiled the first radar video of an asteroid flyby that sent a space rock half the size of a football field buzzing by Earth last week. More About: Asteroid, Asteroids, NASA, space...
10:51 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 25 Clever Twitter Keyboard Shortcuts
B = Block User Image courtesy of Kristel HayesClick here to view this gallery.If you use the main Twitter website, we can help you out with some seriously us...
10:39 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Why HTC Is Betting on UltraPixels for Its New Flagship Phone
When HTC unveiled its new flagship phone, the HTC One, it set out to redefine how the smartphone cameras are measured. The most tangible spec for a camera is how many megapixels it can capture, but th...
10:19 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter Announces Advertising API
Twitter on Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited advertising API, a move that will likely grow the company's revenues by a wide margin.The move, which had been reported by Mashable on Tuesday, will let ...
10:17 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable LivingSocial Raises Another $110 Million From Investors
LivingSocial has raised an additional $110 million in funding from some of the company's previous investors, according to a memo from the CEO sent to employees and passed along to Mashable by a source...
10:02 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable What to Expect From the Next PlayStation
Sony is making a large announcement late Wednesday, and the consensus from the rumor mill is that it will be the next generation PlayStation console.There is a lot circulating about the new console, r...
09:46 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Harlem Shake GIFs to Animate Your Booty Bop
Yes, we're all tiring of the Harlem Shake action. It's been done on trains, planes, colleges, by seals, puppies and snakes (OK so a few of those were made up). But how do you reinvent a meme? You GIF ...
09:34 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Apps You Need to Dominate Your Work Day
1. Wunderlist Wunderlist is a free app that will help you manage your daily tasks. It acts as a digital to-do list. The app is not just for lists, but also s...
09:19 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable This Book Unfolds Into a Lamp
Never judge a book by its cover. Its contents could be invaluable or better yet, illuminating. One book that's sure to shed some light is Lumio, a multi-purpose foldable lamp disguised as a hardcover....
09:11 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Square Introduces Business in a Box Hardware Package for Merchants
Square just took a big step towards becoming a full cash register for brick-and-mortar stores.The mobile payments startup introduced a premium package on Wednesday called "Business in a Box," which pr...
09:06 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Tumblr: An Unexpected Cancer Support Group
Blogging -- even "microblogging" -- can be a big project to take on seriously. For people using Tumblr to write about their cancer experiences, the community becomes an unconventional source of suppor...
08:57 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Heres How Itll Feel to Wear Google Glass
"OK, Glass..." More than a catchphrase, "OK, Glass" is how the wearer will engage the headset, enabling it to listen to commands.Click here to view this gall...
08:44 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Make iPad Email More Productive
A new report found that iPad users spend a large portion of their time sending and receiving emails using the native Mail client. In light of that study, we found five ways to make your iPad email fas...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Apples Jonathan Ive Talks Design on a Beloved Kids Show
Heartwarming isnt a word you normally associate with industrial design, but try not to smile when watching Jonathan Ive on UK childrens show Blue Peter.More About: apple, design, Jonathan Ive, Kids, P...
08:09 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Redesigns Homepage, Adds Infinite Scrolling
Yahoo has redesigned its homepage, the first such move for the company in four years. The new design, which also extends to the mobile versions of the site, is not a dramatic overhaul by any means. Th...
08:01 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable ProxToMe Sends Files From Your iPhone To Everyone In The Room
There are literally hundreds of different ways you can potentially send a file. When it comes to sending something like a presentation from one mobile device to another those solutions often get a bi...
07:41 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Office Depot Announces Merger With OfficeMax, Then Takes It Back
Office Depot announced on its website Wednesday that it had agreed to buy OfficeMax for $1.17 billion, in a move that had been rumored for a few days. Then it did something people weren't expecting: I...
07:25 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Report: iPhone 5 Was the Worlds Best-Selling Smartphone in Q4 2012
Apple's iPhone 5 was the best-selling smartphone in the world in Q4 2012, according to the latest data from Strategy Analytics.The iPhone 5 took the crown from Samsung Galaxy S III, but the iPhone 4S ...
07:01 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Want Google Glass? Tell Google How Youll Use it
On Wednesday, the search giant launched an application contest to let regular people from all walks of life try out Google Glass, its head-mounted, augmented reality project. They simply have to prove...
06:52 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Hacked And Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:16 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable App Developer Makes Craigslist Mobile, the Legal Way
For anyone who prefers swiping and tapping to copy/paste, Mokriya Craigslist is a smooth new mobile Craigslist alternative on Android and iPhone.More About: android, apartment listings, craigslist, iO...
05:21 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Its Not Just You: Chinese Hackers Are Bad at Passwords, Too
When The New York Times and other news outlets reported being the victims of a massive, years-long cyberattack, it set off a rash of concerns about online security and personal Internet hygiene, reinf...
04:00 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable These Carry-on Bags Will Charge Your Devices and Slide Through Security
Traveling can be stressful. If you're anything like me, you often find yourself dashing through the airport, frantically trying to get through security and to the gate with enough time to hunt down an...
03:17 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Harvards Tablet App May Help Doctors Monitor Concussions and Aging
When diagnosing neuromuscular problems in patients -- when they age or get a concussion, for example -- doctors typically make conclusions based on information that is qualitative, or subjective. But ...
03:17 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Harvard Tablet App Helps Doctors Monitor Concussions
When diagnosing neuromuscular problems in patients -- when they age or get a concussion, for example -- doctors typically make conclusions based on information that is qualitative, or subjective. But ...
02:31 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Nokia Brings Music+ Premium Streaming Service to the U.S.
After launching Music+, its premium music streaming service, in the UK in January, Nokia has now decided to bring the service to the U.S. as well. For $3.99 a month, Nokia Music+ offers unli...
01:07 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable iPad Mini No Longer in Short Supply
For four months after its launch, iPad mini fans have been dealing with days-long delays for orders of their beloved tablets. But Apple has finally caught up to demand.The Cupertino, Calif. company's ...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter Now Reducing Some Tweets To 117 Characters
If youre tweeting out a URL, your tweets just got a bit shorter.Starting Wednesday, any tweet sent with a URL will be reduced to 118 characters, or 117 for https links.First announced in December, the...
12:29 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Interactive Hospital Wall Is Therapy for Child Patients
Patients at the Royal London Childrens Hospital now have a playground, the centerpiece of which is a giant television with which the children can interact. The lively playground has a Pixar-meets-Alic...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable The Risks of Music Piracy in 2013
The days of major record companies smothering Internet pirates with ridiculously high lawsuits are over. At least, that's the new policy at the Center for Copyright Infringement. Under the new policy,...
11:00 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 4-Foot-5 Child Is a High School Basketball Star
YouTube footage of this precocious, pint-sized point guard's astounding basketball skills helped land him in the Sunday New York Times. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
10:31 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Guy Fieri Parody Shows Why You Should Secure Your Domain Name
At GuysAmericanKitchenandBar.com, they're serving up "two jumbo Big Gulp Slurpee cups filled with nacho cheese and tied to each other with 25 bacon strips fashioned into a giant bow." If you're among ...
10:01 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Ultra-Fast Gigabit Wi-Fi Inching Closer to FCC Approval
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve, as proposed, a series of changes that would pave the way for so-called "Gigabit Wi-Fi" in a Wednesday vote, according to FCC officials. If...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Virool Helps Anyone Get Their Videos to Go Viral
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: ViroolOne-Liner Pi...
08:29 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Won NBA All-Star Weekend
Jay Z, LeBron and ... Dick Costolo. #Winning. More About: NBA, Sports, Twitter...
08:00 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Heisman Winner Johnny Manziel Takes Only Online Classes
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, for one, seems to have embraced the perks of working from home. More About: college sports, Sports...
07:00 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Experiencing the Great Outdoors in the Digital Age
With tech's growing presence in our daily lives, it's becoming more and more difficult to "get away from it all." SEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Grant Snider of Incidental Comics illu...
06:44 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Everything You Need to Know About the EU Google Probe
Google earned its reputation by providing the best possible answers to consumers' questions. So it's somewhat ironic that the company is under fire in Europe for some rather halfhearted answers to Eur...
06:12 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable An Animated Guide to Becoming the Next Pope
Now that Pope Benedict XVI has resigned from his position, he's left a wide open hole at the top of the Catholic Church ladder. Time for you to make your move and rule the world -- or at least Vatican...
06:04 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Coming Soon: Twitters First Live C-Section Birth
A Houston hospital will use Twitter and a GoPro camera to live-broadcast a C-section delivery Wednesday morning. Here's how -- and why. More About: US...
05:54 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable How to Stay Safe When Filing Your Taxes Online
Tax season is upon us. And you know what that means: filling endless paperwork and hopefully getting some refunds. But what most people don't think about is how to stay safe during this time of the ye...
05:42 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Company Uses Vine to Reinvent Comic Books
In the short time since its release, Vine has already spurred a craze in six-second videos. But the creative folks at the Manchester, England, digital agency CodeComputerLove decided to take the Twitt...
05:34 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Developers
1. Firebug Lite A must-have extension for many web developers, and for good reason, Firebug allows you to analyze network performance and activity, and edit,...
05:14 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Russian Man Flies Power Glider Out of Gas Station
Who needs a runway when you've got the highway?This Russian baller has proved that it doesn't take much to fly amongst the birds -- just some innovation, motivation, a set of homemade wings and some g...
04:57 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Seriously, Evolution WTF?
Just ... wait, what? No, that can't be a real anim -- really? C'mon! A new Tumblr page, called 'WTF, Evolution?,' highlights natures most confusing animals. More About: animals, galleries, pictures, t...
04:29 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Library of Congress Accepts First Emoji Novel
It's been more than 30 months since New York City micro-engineer Fred Benenson put the last smiley face on his epic new media novel Emoji Dick. But the hits keep coming for his Kickstarter-funded rema...
04:26 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Harlem Is Not Impressed With the Harlem Shake Meme
A cameraman goes uptown to see what actual Harlemites think of the "Harlem Shake" meme and comes back with video gold. More About: Watercooler...
04:16 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Buzz Lightyear Mobile Game Is on Its Way
Disney released a teaser photo Tuesday for a new Toy Story-themed mobile game coming soon. Posted to Disney Interactives Tumblr, the image shows Buzz Lightyear throwing a ball into a stack of blocks, ...
03:55 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Fun Facts About Oscar Statuettes
A Quick Recap of Oscar History Want to impress your friends on Oscar Sunday? Absorb the fun facts revealed in this gallery and unleash the tidbits at your Ac...
03:48 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Oscilloscope Labs Shares Latest Film on Vine 6 Seconds at a Time
Oscilloscope Labs newest film, Its a Disaster, made its web debut Tuesday on Vine."From the moment it launched just three short weeks ago, it was so clear to us that six-second loops of video, edited ...
03:22 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Too Many Errands? Someone Else Will Do Them for $25
Justin Kan talks about his startup Exec, a dispatch platform for short part-time work, where you can find an on-demand personal assistant.More About: Errands, exec, Jobs, justin-tv, startup, valleygir...
03:12 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Russian Meteor Smashes YouTube Record: 100 Million Views in 3 Days
The meteor that struck Russia on Friday wasn't just the largest space rock to penetrate Earth's atmosphere in a century. By one measure, it was also the biggest thing to hit online video since -- well...
03:12 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Meteor Smashes YouTube Record
The meteor that struck Russia on Friday wasn't just the largest space rock to penetrate Earth's atmosphere in a century. By one measure, it was also the biggest thing to hit online video since -- well...
03:00 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable This 3D Printing Pen Lets You Draw Sculptures in Midair
We know you've had that childhood dream: You spent hours in your room conjuring up doodles, wishing you could take them right off the page. Who doesn't imagine waving a hand to make their creation mag...
02:47 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable MTV and BET Hack Their Own Twitter Accounts
Taking a cue from real Twitter account hacks, MTV and BET partook in some viral marketing Tuesday -- by "hacking" each others' accounts.The Twitter accounts from the two Viacom-owned cable channels, M...
02:39 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable U.S. Postal Service to Launch Smart Clothing Line
The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is launching a new line of apparel and accessories under the brand name "Rain Heat & Snow."More About: clothing, clothing tech, postal service, usps...
02:38 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Man Defeats Anti-Gay Rant on New York Subway
Anyone who has spent time on a New York City subway train knows that the chances of being sequestered with someone ranting about prescriptive religious beliefs are fairly high. While most turn a deaf ...
02:21 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Altius Smart Watch Screenshots Leaked
Fresh on the heels of a rumored Apple iWatch come a series of leaked screens purported to have come from Samsung's own smart watch. The screens, which were spied by SlashGear on a Korean message board...
02:15 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Facebook Influences Your Mood More Than Any Social Network
With the amount of time people spend on Facebook, it's bound to have an impact. The social network permeates nearly every aspect of our lives: making us less lonely, more envious or affecting our memo...
02:05 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter May Release Advertising API Tomorrow
Twitter could announce its long-awaited advertising API as early as Wednesday, according to sources among Twitter's partners.The API, which has been rumored for weeks, would let larger ad agencies cre...
01:46 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Nanotechnology Rebuilds the Periodic Table
Recent developments in the field of nanotechnology might give new meaning to the phrase nothing gold can stay. Atoms and bonds developed not by Mother Nature, but by scientists, are gaining momentum a...
01:31 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Listen to Mariah Careys Brand New Song From Oz
Just put Mariah in some red sparkly shoes and call her Dorothy -- because it looks like she's finding a home in Oz. Well, almost. The singer released her new single "Almost Home," featured on the soun...
01:29 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable How to Make the Most of Mobile Local Search
Brands have a lot to gain by embracing geo-location based mobile strategies -- and you don't have to be a big box retailer to benefit from doing so. More About: features, Future of Search Series, geol...
01:17 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Ultrapixeled HTC One
HTC One The HTC One is the company's latest flagship phone. With an aluminum exterior and large (4.7-inch) full HD display, it's definitely on the high end a...
01:17 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the HTC One
HTC One The HTC One is the company's latest flagship phone. With an aluminum exterior and large (4.7-inch) full HD display, it's definitely on the high end a...
01:08 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable These Tips Help Relieve Digital Eye Strain
You've likely heard of ergonomics, but do you know about eyegonomics? When you're spending the day looking at a screen, whether it's a tablet device or a smartphone, you can suffer from eye strain as ...
12:58 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Releases iOS 6.1.2 to Address Exchange and Battery Bugs
Apple has release iOS 6.1.2 to users, addressing some of the user bugs in January's 6.1 release.The release notes for the update -- which clocks in at a svelte 12.8MB on my Verizon iPhone 5 -- are spa...
12:38 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Rhino Shield Smartphone Protector Is Impact Resistant
Rhino Shield, a protection case from UK-based Evolutive Labs, promises to absorb impacts and take stronger hits than Gorilla Glass.More About: Galaxy Note, ipad, iphone cases, kickstarter, Newsy, nexu...
12:29 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable 5 Creative Uses for Old USB Flash Drives
Good news: You can stop sketching plans for a necklace made of spare USB flash drives. There are at least five more practical things to do with those old thumb drives. The necklace is still an admirab...
12:05 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: Grumpy Cat Does Harlem Shake
Grumpy Cat wants none of your silly dancing, humans. But even the web's grouchiest meme can't resist the booty-bopping beat of the "Harlem Shake."Mashable has obtained exclusive footage of Grumpy Cat ...
12:01 am GMT - Wed, February 20, 2013
Mashable Jeep Twitter Account Hacked, Claims Sale to Cadillac
Jeeps official Twitter account was hacked Tuesday morning by what appears to be the same group who attacked Burger King on Monday: @DFNTSC.The background on Jeeps official Twitter page has been change...
11:39 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable PayPal Owes Mark Zuckerberg $308.62
Mark Zuckerberg is even richer than we thought.The Facebook co-founder and CEO has a nice fat check for $308.62 (no, that's not missing any extra zeroes) from PayPal waiting for him at the California ...
11:37 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable The Bank Where Doctors Can Stash Your Genome
A new company offers a gene vault for doctors who want to add genomics to patient care.More About: DNA, Genome, health, medical science, Science...
11:28 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Admits Some Macs Were Hacked
Apple has admitted that a "small number" of its machines were infiltrated last week -- by the same unidentified Chinese hackers who hit Facebook last month. The Facebook attack occurred when "a handfu...
11:24 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Worlds Thinnest Watch Raises More Than $900,000 on Kickstarter
A Kickstarter project for CST-01, "the world's thinnest watch," collected more than four times its original fundraising goal with three days left to go. Though it hasn't reached the Pebble level yet, ...
11:13 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable The Worst Job Interview Ever, Brought to You by Heineken
Imagine going to a job interview and having your interviewer hold your hand and then proceed to have what looks like a heart attack. How would you react? Calm and in control? Then you might just be He...
10:56 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Amazon Should Just Buy RadioShack
Online retail giant Amazon has been inching toward having a physical retail presence in the U.S. and UK through the installation of lockers at grocery stores, drug stores and other retail locations, l...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Kimmel Makes Women Very Unhappy on Valentines Day
Love means never having to say you're sorry. Ha! We wish.This past Valentine's Day, Jimmy Kimmel encouraged men around the world to indulge in behavior that would be sure to elicit several apologies o...
10:34 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable The Future of Facebook as a Social Content Farm
In the lofty idealism of Facebook, the world's largest social network fosters basic human connections. It keeps you in touch with the people you care about. The number of friends you boast on Facebook...
10:24 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Pug Surprise Will Bring You to Tears
YouTube user 30poundman makes his bid for Boyfriend of the Year with help from a perky pug puppy. The big-hearted, bearded fellow surprised his girlfriend with the dog after she had to put down her be...
10:09 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable NASA Loses Contact With International Space Station
NASA has lost direct contact with the International Space Station and is relying on Russian signals to transmit messages to the station.More About: astronauts, International Space Station, NASA, space...
10:00 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: Draw Something Turns One, Hits 100 Million Downloads
A little over a year ago social-gaming startup Omgpop released Draw Something in the App Store. The Pictionary-style game was an overnight success, garnering an astounding 50 million downloads in its ...
09:55 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Private Moon Travel Startup Launches Crowdfunding Campaign
A private startup aiming to launch manned lunar expeditions has started a crowdfunding campaign to get the public involved. The company, Golden Spike, aims to get its first mission off the ground by 2...
09:43 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Social Wars Infographic Compares the Forces of Google, Facebook
Facebook v. Google. It seems like the eternal battle of this decade and it's hard to tell who's winning.This infographic might help a bit. Majestic Media crunched the numbers and found that Facebook s...
09:40 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable 8 High-Tech Accessories for Your Pet
1. Tagg Pet Tracker The Tagg pet tracker is a GPS attachment for your pet's collar that serves two functions. First, it tracks your pet in case it ever gets ...
09:32 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Is This the Best Harlem Shake Ever?
Go home puppies and sea mammals, this dryer takes the prize for best "Harlem Shake." The appliance-convulsing version of the infectious meme has nabbed more than 1.8 million views on YouTube in just o...
09:29 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Get More From Any Content Marketing Campaign
Scott Steinberg, a top-ranked international event speaker on the lecture circuit, is a bestselling expert on leadership and innovation, and the head of strategic consultancy TechSavvy Global. His webs...
09:20 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable 8 Videos That Prove Math Is Awesome
Believe it or not, math is really an art. While the subject can seem far from it when youre caught in the doldrums of class, theres a lot about math thats just as creative as a Jackson Pollock and ele...
09:07 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Report: Google Looking to Cut Off Funding For Pirating Sites
Google is in talks with top credit card firms Visa and Microsoft as well as PayPal to crack down on pirating sites by removing their sources of funding, according to a report.The search giant is in pr...
09:03 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable 3D Mouse Ring Turns Fingers Into Computer Controllers
Mycestro is a 3D mouse that enables more mobile computing. Whereas a traditional computer mouse requires a flat surface to operate, this design places it on the index finger and allows you to control ...
08:59 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Airbnb Co-Founder: Make Money Off Your Hobbies
For many entrepreneurs, starting a business sounds like a lot of -- well -- work. But the most successful businesspeople simply devise a means to monetize what they enjoy doing most. As one of the thr...
08:40 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable The Most Terrifying Drone Video Yet
An Air Force simulation says researchers are at work on killer robots so tiny that a group of them could blend into a cityscape. More About: air force, barack obama, Drones, national security, U.S. Mi...
08:32 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Secretive Chinese Army Unit Blamed for Costly Cyberattacks
A shadowy Chinese army unit is to blame for many of the most effective cyberattacks against the United States, argues a leading cybersecurity firm in a new report.Security firm Mandiant outed the unit...
08:23 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable HTC Unveils New Flagship Smartphone
During two simultaneous events held in New York and London on Tuesday, mobile manufacturer HTC has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone.More About: android, htc, Mobile, smartphone...
08:23 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable HTC One Smartphone Makes Its Flagship Debut
During two simultaneous events held in New York and London on Tuesday, mobile manufacturer HTC has unveiled its latest flagship smartphone.More About: android, htc, Mobile, smartphone...
08:18 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Google Stock Hits $800 For First Time Ever
Google's stock hit $800 a share in early trading Tuesday for the first time in the company's history.Google's stock had passed $700 a share in early September for the first time in nearly five years, ...
08:01 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Ex-Foursquare Designers Release Social Calendar App for iPhone
Pierre Valade and Jeremy Le Van met while working as user experience designers at Foursquare and decided to partner up on a couple side projects. One area they were interested in was improving calenda...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Google Animated Doodle Celebrates Copernicus Birthday
Google may be at the center of the search universe, but today's Google Doodle celebrates a man who taught the world, "You're not at the center of the universe."Born Feb. 19, 1473, Nicolaus Copernicus ...
07:47 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Quincy Jones Startup Gamifies Your Piano Lessons
Imagine a way to learn piano that combines the enjoyability of Guitar Hero with the effectiveness of Rosetta Stone. That's the basic concept of Playground Sessions, a software product that officially ...
07:44 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable AMC and Nerdist Announce Cross-Platform Partnership
Nerdist Industries and AMC announced a cross-platform relationship today that will bring YouTube and broadcast television one step closer together.The nerd culture media company will show bonus footag...
07:33 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Singularity Might Be Impossible And Other News 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...
07:25 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates: Microsoft is Not Doing Enough to Innovate
In an unusually candid interview aired on CBS over the weekend, Microsoft's co-founder and current chairman Bill Gates praised the company's investments in Windows 8 and Bing, but said Microsoft is st...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Searching for a Job? 180+ Openings at Teach for America and More
The Mashable job board is updated daily with great opportunities in tech, social media and advertising.More About: Business, Jobs, mashable jobs board...
04:55 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Another HTC One Press Shot Leaks Ahead of Todays Event
Another day, another press shot of HTC's upcoming smartphone, the HTC One. Unlike the first leaked photo, this one also shows the device from the back and reveals it will be available in at least two ...
02:26 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S IV Rumored to Be Announced on March 14
Samsung's upcoming flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S IV, will be announced on March 14, several outlets claim citing unspecified sources. First, Mobile-review's Eldar Murtazin said on Twitter ...
01:18 pm GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Cat Battles With CD Drive, Lives to Tell the Story
This cat is single-pawingly fighting on behalf of the technology revolution. Because like many of us, this kitty is so over the CD-Rom overlord and vows to end its evil dictatorship of computer-land. ...
11:24 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Outlook.com Officially Replaces Hotmail, Boasts 60M Users
Outlook.com officially launched Tuesday, marking the demise of its predecessor, Hotmail. Nearly seven months after unveiling a preview of the email service last July, Microsoft announced the end of it...
09:55 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Extreme Free Runner Conquers Snow Obstacles With Ease
Sometimes snow flakes just gets in the way. Those slippery death traps will manage to land you on your butt every time. Unless you're Ronnie Shalvis, and you flip and glide over the icy tundra like a ...
08:54 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable China Unseats U.S. to Become Worlds Top Smart Device Market
China now has the world's most active Android and iOS smart devices, surpassing the U.S. for the top spot, according to a new report. Flurry, a mobile-analytics firm, estimates that the East Asian cou...
08:00 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable 10 Totally Geeky Keychains
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06:55 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Watch Dubstep Kitties Save the Day
Ever wonder why your socks go missing? According to the video, above, covert sock-stealing soldiers rifle through your drawers during midnight raids. But if your room is equipped with Elite Feline For...
05:58 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Ubuntu May Unveil Its Operating System on Tablets Soon
Ubuntu announced earlier this month that it would be bringing its Linux-based operating system to mobile phones later in 2013. Now, it looks like we might see the OS on tablets, as well.A countdown cl...
05:58 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Ubuntu to Unveil Its Operating System for Tablets on Tuesday
Ubuntu announced earlier this month that it would be bringing its Linux-based operating system to mobile phones later in 2013. Now, it looks like we might see the OS on tablets, as well.A countdown cl...
04:57 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Man Orders Worlds Most Expensive Starbucks Drink at $47.30
If you're feeling sluggish today, just head over to Starbucks and get yourself a Quadriginoctuple Frap. It'll give you 48 shots of pure caffeine, and will only cost you $47.50.A now, what we imagine, ...
04:05 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable No Two Web Pages Separated by More Than 19 Clicks, Study Says
If you're ever feeling lost in the vacuum of cyber space, don't despair. The web is woven tighter than you might expect -- in fact, you're probably just a few clicks away from your homepage.Apparently...
02:50 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Black Keys Drummer Thrashes Justin Bieber on Twitter
Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney is holding his own against an angry mob of Beliebers by, what else? Changing his Twitter name to Justin Bieber and mocking the pop idol mercilessly. And while Biebers...
02:27 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Sex on Mars: A Dangerous Love Story
If a Mars colony is truly in our future, how will we fulfill one of the most basic human needs?More About: astronauts, features, health, Mars, Mars Colony, Mars One, Science, sex, space...
01:35 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable To Celebrate Presidents Day, Heres Bill Clinton With a Cat
Happy Presidents' Day! You've probably already heard enough inspirational Abraham Lincoln quotes and read one too many scandalous stories about Andrew Jackson. Instead, let's celebrate this holiday ab...
01:12 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Your Monday Brain Needs 6 Minutes of Cute Animals
What's up, Monday? Why you got to show up all surprise like? Even if you got to sleep in and catch up on The Price Is Right because it's Presidents' Day, it's still Monday and no amount of daytime tel...
12:29 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Inside Googles Top Secret Glass Foundry Event
Glass Foundry Google's Glass Foundry was a developer event held in both NYC and San Francisco for developers to get some hands-on time with Google Glass.Clic...
12:01 am GMT - Tue, February 19, 2013
Mashable Hear the Oscars All-Time Best Original Songs
We're in the final countdown to the Academy Awards, and everyone is making predictions about who will take home which golden statuette. There's no shortage of entertainment at the Oscars, from the Red...
11:52 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Craigslist Alternatives to Try Out
While Craigslist offers a unique way to find goods and services online, there are several setbacks to the online classifieds platform: Scams run rampant, spam ads are frequent and the minimalist desig...
11:31 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable The 10 McFunniest Reactions to Burger King Twitter Hack
Hackers pulling off a Hamburglar 2.0 move on Burger King's Twitter account livened up a ho-hum Presidents' Day for the Internet. Twitter reacted with its usual 140 character McBites of snappy commenta...
11:18 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Memorialized on Twitter
Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss passed away at the age of 80 Monday morning. He was hospitalized last week with an undisclosed form of cancer.Buss purchased the Lakers, along with the Los Angeles ...
10:40 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Burger King Twitter Account Hacked
Hackers took over Burger King's Twitter account on Monday. The cyber tricksters changed the fast food company's avatar and name to "McDonalds" and sent a McFlurry of questionable and offensive tweets....
10:34 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Sea World Seals Put Your Harlem Shake to Shame
The "Harlem Shake" may be so two weeks ago, but this YouTube video gives you the opportunity to watch seals shaking their fins and a walrus doing rhythmic sit-ups. Now that's how you rejuvenate a dyin...
09:48 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Readers Respond to Porn Ban and Submit Their Harlem Shake Videos
Iceland May Ban Porn Iceland recently announced that it is considering enacting a country-wide ban on porn. Simon Shehata disagreed with the logic behind the...
09:07 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Excellent Apps to Improve Your Commute
1. Waze Community-based traffic and navigation app Waze has more than 30 million users, all of whom help generate up-to-date information on traffic and road ...
08:25 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Zombies Invade Classic Movies
The Corpse Wars Image courtesy of Matt Busch and NeatoshopClick here to view this gallery.Zombies invade classic films -- noshing on the brains of E.T. and D...
07:27 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Bungies Destiny And Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:55 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Dick Vitale Talks Internet, Baby!
Dick Vitale -- better known as Dickie V to hoop-heads -- on Twitter, tech's impact on college basketball and an upcoming online auction for cancer research. More About: college sports, Sports...
05:29 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Terrific Grumpy Cat Tributes on Etsy
1. Grumpy Cat Coasters Add some agnst to your coffee table with this set of four laser-engraved coasters cut from bamboo plywood.Cost: Approximately $34.58Im...
03:52 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Comedy Group Blogologues Brings the Internet to Life On Stage
A New York comedy group performs blog posts -- verbatim -- through live performances. It's the Internet IRL, basically. More About: blogging, Feature, galleries, stand up comedy, videos...
02:44 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable LG Officially Announces Optimus G Pro
LG's Optimus G Pro smartphone will be launching this week in Korea, LG has announced. The company's first full HD smartphone, LG Optimus Pro has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon...
12:56 pm GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Watch Apples Newest TV Ads for iPad
Apple unveiled its latest television ads for the iPad and iPad mini on Sunday.Called "Together" and "Alive," the ads showcase the tablets' reading and gaming capabilities, as well as apps from the App...
11:44 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Simplcase Is a Minimalist iPhone Case Designed for Travelers
A new minimalist iPhone case aims to accommodate jet setters who are constantly on the go. Buying local SIM cards is a way for world travelers to minimize steep roaming charges, but in swapping them, ...
10:44 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Kim Dotcoms Mega to Expand Into Secure Email, Chat, Video, Mobile
Online privacy advocate Kim Dotcom has plans to expand Mega, his new file-sharing site, to include secure email, chat, voice, video and mobile services.Dotcom made the announcement Saturday via Twitte...
09:40 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Burberry Personalizing New Collection With RFID Chip Content
Personalization just got a whole lot smarter thanks to a new initiative from Burberry, which is launching as part of its London Fashion Week show on Monday. The British heritage brand is embedding rad...
09:40 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Burberry Personalizing New Collection With Embedded Digital Content
Personalization just got a whole lot smarter thanks to a new initiative from Burberry, which is launching as part of its London Fashion Week show on Monday. The British heritage brand is embedding dig...
08:41 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Bacon Is Irresistible [SUNDAY COMICS]
What is it about bacon that makes it so irresistible? SEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsComic artist and Mashable Editor-in-Chief Lance Ulanoff turns the tables in this Sunday Comic:More About: Bacon, Sunda...
07:46 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable How to Land a Job at Square
Square is at the forefront of the mobile payment space, providing merchants with a simple and affordable payment processing system. The company was started by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and Jim Mc...
06:44 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Why the Web Hasnt Birthed a Prettier Craigslist
You can check-out any time you like, But you can never leave! If I told you these Eagles lyrics described a certain website, you'd probably think it was Facebook. After all, public exclamations of qui...
05:42 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Honk App Saves You From Tickets, Remembers Parking Spots
The two biggest parking pains -- remembering your spot and keeping track of the meter -- have finally been addressed in a single app. Called Honk, the HD app for iPhone and iPad provides a "minute-by...
04:44 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With The Weeks Top Apps
This week brought with it some fantastic new apps.Tempo, a new smart calendar from Siri's birthplace, launched for the iPhone, and Tamagotchi celebrated its 16th anniversary by releasing the popular p...
03:43 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable The Apple iWatchs Many Amazing Functions
We learned last week that there's actually some truth to the Apple smart watch rumors. Several Internet users even came up with concepts of what the design and functions might look like.SEE ALSO: More...
03:13 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable 15-Year-Old Designs Unique iPhone Wallet Case
When 15-year-old Vojtech Svarc was unhappy with the iPhone case market, he figured the best solution was to whip one up himself. Svarc wanted an iPhone case that also carried the contents of his walle...
02:49 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter Archives: A Window on Social Medias Rise and My Past
What a trip. Ive been walking back in time through seven years of tweets and its quite a revelation. More About: Twitter...
02:24 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable 9 Golfers Sink Epic Simultaneous Putts
These nine dudes are putting Tiger to shame. In some sort of crazy act of fate or intricate planning-and-swing-execution, the ace golfers (especially the guys farthest away from the hole) manage to si...
02:10 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
While you were busy this past week preparing for Valentine's Day (or figuring out how to avoid looking lonely and desperate on Feb. 14th), cats and the Harlem Shake continued to fight over Internet do...
01:52 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Internet, Keep Your Damn Hands Off My Rom Coms
The tech world is often misunderstood as hard and cold. Movies about the internet have commonly fallen into the sci-fi and dramatic genres. Romantic comedies just don't work for us web-dwellers becaus...
01:45 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Apps For Kids This Week
3. Pip and Posy: Fun and Games Ages 3-8Overall rating: 4.4 out of 5 starsWhy we like it: Its easy to find thousands of jigsaw puzzles, games of concentration...
01:16 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable The Wrong Time to Use Instagram
Instagram's user base has evolved since the app's release in late 2010, but that doesn't mean you won't still find the duckfaces and "artsy" pics that once defined the platform.SEE ALSO: More Sunday C...
12:55 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Google Retail Stores Rumored to Be On the Way
A few months ago, I was in the market for a new laptop. The Google Chromebook line was appealing for its price, but I was unable to find a store that physically had them for me to try. I type for a li...
12:34 am GMT - Mon, February 18, 2013
Mashable Michael Jordans 50 Greatest Plays of all Time
Michael Jordan turns 50 today, so what better time to look back at the 50 of the most sensational jump shots, slam dunks and plays that made him into the greatest basketball player of our generation? ...
11:20 pm GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable SNL Debuts New Tarantino Movie, DJesus Uncrossed
Now that Quentin Tarantino is done promoting Django Unchained and has some free time until the Oscars, Saturday Night Live has mocked up an idea for the director's next project. It's an "historical re...
10:43 pm GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable What if the White House Had a Show Like Downton Abbey?
It might be hard at first to see the similarities between the White House and Downton Abbey, a drama about aristocrats and their gaggle of staff, but trust us, it's almost as if the British show was c...
10:09 pm GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Worlds Quietest Computer Packs a Powerful Punch
The more powerful a PC is, the noisier and hotter it runs, right? Not the Puget Serenity Pro, the world's quietest computer. It's so quiet, you can't hear any noise coming from it at all. Yet it runs ...
09:55 pm GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Sen. Marco Rubio Defends His Love of Water on SNL
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) -- or as he's known now, the thirstiest man to ever have walked the planet -- sat down with Seth Meyers from Saturday Night Live to prove he can make it through a senten...
09:17 pm GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Ask This Astronaut Anything As He Flies In Space
Set your astronomical clocks and prepare your best space queries, Earthlings -- you're about to get a direct dispatch from the cosmos. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is currently circling the ...
08:30 pm GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable 8 Tips to Help Achieve Your Career Goals
Professionals who are in careers today will change jobs much more frequently than in previous generations. Therefore, you need to be prepared and proactive in managing your career. Peoples lives are b...
08:07 pm GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable What If Twitter Replaced Wrestling in the Olympics?
Wrestling -- one of the oldest Olympic sports -- was dropped from the Summer Games last week, causing confusion and a lot of online protest.What if Twitter were a "core sport"? Get those thumbs in sha...
10:03 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. Bamboo can grow one meter every 24 hours. The evergreen grass is one of the fastest-growing plants in the world. The right subspecies, combined with perfe...
08:45 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Anatomy of a Winning Resume
Searching for jobs is a daunting task for many, so it's imperative your resume is in tip-top shape.With 25% of human-resources managers receiving 50 resumes per job listing, competition is fierce, acc...
07:40 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable X-Wing Starfighter Is King of All Lego Stars Wars Merchandise
Lego is one of those companies that constantly and consistently produces odds and ends that are worth purchasing. They're also notorious for supporting whatever's going on in popular culture with them...
06:46 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Polytrons Transparent Smartphone May Be in Your Future
If Polytron Technologies has its way, you'll barely be able to see your next smartphone. The Taiwan-based manufacturer has released a futuristic-looking prototype for what it hopes will be the world's...
05:43 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Half of Parents Join Facebook to Creep on Their Kids
Are you friends with your parents on Facebook? You might be surprised to find out that one in two parents join Facebook just to keep tabs on their kids.More About: Facebook, infographics, Lifestyle, p...
04:47 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Craziest Craigslist Missed Connections of 2012
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03:45 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Meteor Fireball Streaks Across the Sky in California, Too [VIDEO]
It's no Russian meteor, but Californians experienced a shooting star of their own on Friday night.Residents reported seeing a flash of light over the San Francisco Bay area, with some sharing their si...
02:47 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable 5 of the Best Games to Play This Weekend
1. System Shock 2 Sometimes bad things happen to good games. System Shock 2, a space horror PC game, has been locked in weird copyright limbo for years, and ...
02:13 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps You Dont Want To Miss
Tempo Your iPhone calendar just got a lot smarter. Tempo, a new smart calendar project from the birthplace of Siri, launched this week. The app not only keep...
01:56 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Vine, Google+ Take Center Stage at London Fashion Week
Twitters new video-sharing app, Vine, took off in a big way at New York Fashion Week. Designers and editors alike logged in to Vine to capture and share six-second scenes from the shows. London Fashio...
01:05 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
1. 3D Printers Build Robohand Born with Ambiotic Band Syndrome, Liam lacks the instrument critical for most tasks: fingers. Thanks to two strangers halfway a...
12:07 am GMT - Sun, February 17, 2013
Mashable New Animation Shows What the Russian Meteor Really Did
By now, you're probably familiar with the meteor that exploded in the earth's atmosphere on Friday. About 930 miles east of Moscow, in remote Chelyabinsk, a speeding space rock hurtled through the sky...
11:51 pm GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Best Buy to Make Internet Price-Matching Policy Permanent
If you're going to buy a thing -- any kind of thing, really -- Amazon tends to be the first thought if you're someone that uses the Internet. The old guard when it comes to retailers, like Best Buy or...
11:02 pm GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable How to Solve the Top Pitfalls of Working From Home
The number of Americans working from home has jumped 41% since 1999. And as technology continues to evolve (mobile, social, collaboration), we can expect more growth in work-at-home jobs and telecommu...
10:12 pm GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable 60 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
It has been another busy week in the digital world. Catch up on the latest digital media resources with our weekly features roundup.More About: Business, digital resources, Feature, features roundup, ...
09:31 pm GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable 7 Job Boards To Find Your Dream Job
Check out these seven niche job boards to help you find your dream job.More About: contributor, Feature, features, job boards, job search series, Jobs...
09:09 pm GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Russian Fireball Wont Be Last Surprise Asteroid Attack
The world will have to live with surprise asteroid attacks on the scale of Friday's Russian fireball, at least for a while.The meteor that exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk without warning...
08:05 pm GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Maximize Your Weekend with the 35 Most Popular Restaurant Apps
Whether you're a restaurant owner or someone who likes to digitally enhance your restaurant dining experiences, this infographic is for you. It shows you the 35 most popular iOS and Android apps consu...
10:15 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Behold the Worlds First Alarm Clock Toothbrush
Thought the Rubik's Cube MP3 player was the most ridiculous gadget combo of all time? This just might beat it: the world's first alarm clock toothbrush.More About: crowdfunding, Gadgets, Wayki...
08:11 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Goats Yelling Like Humans Will Delight Your Ears
All those childhood tales of goats saying "Baaaaaaa" were just plain incorrect. The noise goats make more similarly resembles the drunk guy squawking outside your window at 4 a.m. SEE ALSO: Goat Headb...
07:02 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Touchscreen T-Shirts Only a Few Years Away
Most people have to keep their smart phones within reach. But what if instead of having your technology an arms length away, it was actually on your arm? Imagine clothing with touchscreen capabilities...
06:16 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Experience the Magic of LA in This Spectacular Time-Lapse
From the sun to the architecture, the palm trees to the bright lights, the celebs to the beach, Los Angeles has it all. SEE ALSO: Take a Mental Time-Out With Stunning Time-Lapse of World LandscapesThi...
05:50 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable WeeWow Turns Your iPhone Into a Talk Box
Not only are we inseparable from our devices, we can make ourselves sound like machines, too. If you're a fan of autotune, there's an app for that, or, a WeeWow. WeeWow turns your iPhone into a talk b...
05:24 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Ubuntu for Phones Hits Developers Next Week
While the first Ubuntu-based smartphones won't be available to the general public until October, developers will gain access to preview builds of the OS next week.Canonical -- the company behind the U...
05:13 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable How Social Media Is Making Over the Fashion Industry
Technology made its mark at New York Fashion Week this year with the rise of social media on the runway. One study from eBay Deals looked into data from five social networks during NYFW and found more...
05:01 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Ex-NFL Player Tweets With His Eyes in Fight Against Disease
Steve Gleason was once part of one of the most poignant plays in NFL history. Today he's an inspiration to thousands and he uses technology to battle ALS.More About: nfl, Social Good, Sports...
04:29 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable The Ultimate Mashup of Movie Heartbreak
Now that Valentine's Day is over, you can go back to fighting with your significant other and enjoying the more sinister things in life. And what is more sinister than the brutal end of a relationship...
04:03 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable R.I.P. Posterous
Posterous, the blogging platform acquired by Twitter early last year, announced Friday that it will be shutting down its services in April."On April 30th, we will turn off posterous.com and our mobile...
03:57 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Bizarre Facts You Probably Didnt Know About the Praying Mantis
Everything you ever wanted to know about the praying mantis -- narrated in a Morgan Freeman-ish (emphasis on 'ish') voice. More About: Morgan Freeman, videos, Watercooler...
03:52 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed House Can Be Assembled in Just One Day
Just last month, Dutch architects unveiled plans to build the worlds first 3D-printed house out of sand, with a construction time of 18 months. Now British architecture collective Softkill Design has ...
03:40 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable 3 Companies You Hate But Investors Love
There's a disconnect between companies that are popular with consumers and companies that are popular with investors. This infographic sets out to show you a microcosm of that phenomenon, picking out ...
03:24 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Worlds Cutest Frog Puts Internet Cats to Shame
Sorry, Lil' Bub and Grumpy Cat, the Internet has a new cutest animal and it doesn't even use a litter box. A little Namaqua Rain Frog we'll just dub "Bud" has the web vocalizing a collective "awwww." ...
03:03 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Internet Activists Deliver 300,000 Anti-CISPA Signatures to Congress
An army of Internet freedom activists immediately leapt into action after the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, was recently reintroduced to Congress. Among them h...
03:00 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Facebook Says It Was Victim of Sophisticated Attack
Facebook issued a statement on its official blog on Friday that it was hit with a "sophisticated attack" in January, but no user data was compromised.More About: Facebook, malware, Mobile, security...
02:52 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Iron Man Blasts Bad Guys in Free Storybook App
The whole world knows that the armored Avenger, Iron Man, is actually genius billionaire playboy Tony Stark. The high-flying superhero will land in theaters again this May in Iron Man 3, but if your c...
02:37 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable How Popular Are Your Vine Videos? This Tool Tells You
Brands are among the crop of users testing Twitter's new Vine app, but who is to say making the six-second video clips are worth the time and creativity?More About: Twitter, Vine...
02:24 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Malware-Serving LA Times Page Went Unnoticed for 6 Weeks
Malicious code lived on the website of the Los Angeles Times for six weeks, clandestinely redirecting visitors to another site booby-trapped with the Blackhole exploit kit.The problem first came to th...
02:23 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable How to Connect With Top Influencers in Your Industry
LinkedIn may be useful for helping professionals research and connect with others in their industry, but Relationship Science hopes to go a step further by showing users how to connect with top influe...
02:14 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable 12 Bill Cosby GIFs for National Jell-O Week
Happy National Jell-O Week! J-E-L-L-WOAH.The jiggliest holiday this side of International Santa's Belly Day was started in 2001 by the Utah State legislature. (Fun fact: Jell-O is the official snack f...
02:07 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Georgia Politician Wants to Ban Lewd Photoshopping
What's wrong with a little Photoshop pranking? Plenty, if you ask Georgia State Rep. Earnest Smith. Smith is calling for such mock-ups to be made illegal in his state and punishable by a $1,000 fine, ...
02:05 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Neighborhood Watch Moves Online With Social Site Nextdoor
Nextdoor, the social networking site for neighborhoods that launched in 2012, is becoming the digital version of the neighborhood watch. With Nextdoor, communities can share vital information about cr...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable How to Find a Jedi Warrior For Your Company [INFOGRAPHIC]
Looking to find top talent? Believe it or not, a company's website is the best way to find new hires -- beating out social media and job boards. More About: careerbuilder, hiring, Jobs, linkedin, Soci...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Sesame Street to Release Secret Video After 1 Billion Views
The Count is about to count his way to a milestone.Sesame Street is about 22 million views away from becoming the first nonprofit organization and the first U.S. children's company to reach one billio...
01:43 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk vs. The Times: Why This Cant End Well for Tesla
"Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel." That line, often misattributed to Mark Twain, used to mean something in the glory days of newspapers. Ink was a scarce commodity, as were ...
01:34 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Bionic Eye Implant Approved for U.S. Patients
A prosthetic device that can restore some sight to the blind has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The company that makes the device, Second Sight, based in Sylmar, Calif., can n...
01:17 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Soccer Star Comes Out on Blog
A former U.S. national team soccer player announced he's gay in a powerful blog post, making him one of the biggest-name athletes to do so. More About: soccer, Sports...
01:05 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable NJ Transit Authority Should Bring Us E-Tickets, Not More Paper
Here's a news flash: In an effort to expand its fare payment technology, New Jersey Transit will now give you paper dollar bills in some of those vending machines you use to buy paper tickets. Yes fol...
12:55 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable The Social Psychology of the Selfie
The "selfie." I kind of cringe every time I hear that word, imagining Myspace-style angles, duck faces, peace signs and dirty mirrors. I'm not alone either. Many are hesitant to take and share photos ...
12:18 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable 5 Retro Asteroid Games to Play While Awaiting Earths Destruction
While awaiting the fly-by of the 150-foot wide asteroid 2012 DA14, you might want to take some time to play some asteroid and meteor-based classic games in your web browser.We've tracked down five of ...
12:11 am GMT - Sat, February 16, 2013
Mashable Congress to Investigate Meteor Defense Methods
Can anything short of calling up Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck be done when a giant space rock has Earth in its sights? Congress is about to find out.The House of Representatives' Science, Space and Te...
11:50 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Apple Patents Solution to Shaky Smartphone Camera Syndrome
Apple has filed a patent to improve the quality of smartphone pictures with an innovative method. In a new patent uncovered by AppleInsider, the Cupertino company describes a new camera implementation...
11:20 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Social Media Users Say Pinterest Is as Popular as Twitter
While Facebook reigns supreme in the social media landscape, the latest study by Pew shows users are pinning just as much as they're tweeting. Twitter attracted 16% of social media users, followed by ...
10:50 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Weak Passwords Caused Montanas Zombie Hoax
Authorities say weak passwords gave Monday's 'zombie hoax hacker' easy access into the Emergency Alert System. More About: hackers, hoax, Newsy, videos, zombies...
10:35 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Russian Meteor Vapor Trail as Seen From Space
NASA Goddard published a photo of the vapor trail from the meteor that crashed into Russia this morning. More About: ESA, meteor, meteorite, NASA, russia, space...
10:18 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Join Us for a Pet-Friendly Hackathon in New York City
Calling all programmers with pets! Join forces with fellow New York programmers for #TailsandRails, a one-day hackathon that brings together technologists who want to buid a better life for Fido and F...
10:06 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Watch Historic Asteroid Flyby
Asteroid 2012 DA14 will come within 17,200 miles of Earth, closer than some satellites. Here's how to watch it online as it passes by Earth today.More About: Asteroid, Asteroids, astronomy, NASA, spac...
10:04 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable HTC One Price and Availability Details Leak Out
More details on HTC's next smartphone -- the rumored HTC One -- are leaking out, including pricing and availability.According to HTC Source, the new phone will be released as the HTC M7 in Europe on M...
09:36 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Hilarious Amazon Review Bombs
1. The Mountain Three Wolf Moon Short Sleeve Tee 1.0 out of 5 stars: "Ted Nugent shot me!"Feb. 7, 2013, By C. Jordan "Cooper1970" (Anywhere, USA) "Be careful...
09:16 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Russian Meteor Memes Explode All Over the Internet
The meteor that lit up the skies over Russia also crushed the Internet as funny folks scrambled to craft meteor memes faster than you can say "Where's Bruce Willis when you need him?"Russian meteor me...
09:08 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Chilling Video Shows Office During Russian Meteor Attack
The ubiquity of cameras in Russia ensures that we'll see plenty of videos documenting the meteor landing on Friday. However, it will be hard to find others this chilling. A couple of coworkers are sha...
08:59 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable The Colbert Report and The Daily Show Do the Harlem Shake
The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video ArchiveWe will all be sick of the Harlem Shake craze soon. Indeed, some of you may already be there. ...
08:47 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Russians Upload Amazing Footage of Meteor Blast and its Aftermath
After a meteor exploded over Russia Friday and injured at least 1,000 people, Russians flocked to social media to upload video and photographs of the blast and its aftermath. The dramatic footage show...
08:38 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Russian Meteor Explosion Not Caused by Asteroid Flyby
The meteor explosion over Russia was not caused by an asteroid zooming close by the Earth today, a NASA scientist says.More About: Asteroid, meteorite, NASA, russia, space...
08:26 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Free Photoshop and Other News 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...
08:22 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 9 Excellent Apps For Discovering New Things
1. Foodspotting / Discover New Food On the hunt for a delicious dinner? Foodspotting lets you look for your next meal based on the biggest indicator of all: ...
08:19 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Kleverbeast Wants to be Like Tumblr for Building Your Own Mobile Apps
Kleverbeast makes it easier and more affordable to build your own professional-looking app -- whether you know how to code or not.More About: apps, Startups, The Launchpad...
08:01 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Google Brings NFL Stadium Imagery to Google Maps
Stadium View Click here to view this gallery.Wish you could sneak into the locker room of your favorite National Football League (NFL) team? Google is bring...
07:55 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Apple Products May Finally Go On Sale at Staples Stores in US
Apple products may soon go on sale at Staples stores in the U.S., according to tweets from several Staples employees late Thursday.Regis Mulot, SVP of global human resources for the office supply chai...
07:51 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Z10 vs. Galaxy Note II: Battle of the Time-Shifting Cameras
One of the most-hyped features in the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is its "time-shifting" camera. When you take a photo of someone's face, the phone lets you pick the "best face" moment (within a few...
07:41 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 7 Fun Ways to Become a Real Guitar Hero
There's no denying that Guitar Hero and Rock Band were extremely popular videos games. But one question always seemed to arise during those marathon gaming sessions: Why spend countless hours learning...
07:31 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable The Internet Smells Like Urine
"Toothpaste for Dinner" illustrates the similarities between the Internet and big cities.More About: comics, humor, Watercooler...
07:22 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Heres Why So Many Russians Have Dash Cams
Almost a million Russian drivers have dashboard cams. At least two of them caught video of a 10-ton meteor crashing to earth.More About: camera, meteor, Video, YouTube...
07:02 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable This News Anchors Blooper is Hysterically Awkward [NSFW]
When this news anchor goes to tell a story about her son using a vibrating toothbrush to ease the pain of teething, she accidentally gets a little too raunchy for live television, if you catch our dri...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable The Scary, Online Dating Life of Tweens
Role-playing websites allow kids to "date" each other. Where should parents -- if they even should -- draw the line? More About: contributor, Digital dilemma, family and parenting...
05:53 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Create a Beautiful Wedding Website With These 6 Services
1. Wedding Window Free option: YesPrice: Varies, from $59-$99 per yearAdvertising: NoWedding Window is a robust platform with a variety of standard options, ...
04:10 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Live Video Could Ruin Fashion Week, Leave Us With Ugly Clothes
Critics are worried streaming runway shows will change the entire fashion system, from production to sales.More About: fashion, fashion week, img fashion, models, new york fashion week, video streamin...
02:17 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Video: Meteorite Hits Russia, Injuring 400 People
A meteorite hit Chelyabinsk, Russia, injuring 400 people and causing damage to nearby cars and buildings, Reuters reports.Residents of the industrial city some 950 miles east of Moscow saw a white tra...
02:17 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Video: Meteorite Hits Russia, Injuring 500 People
A meteorite hit Chelyabinsk, Russia, injuring more than 500 people and causing damage to nearby cars and buildings, Reuters reports.Residents of the industrial city some 950 miles east of Moscow saw a...
02:17 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Video: Meteorite Hits Russia, Injuring 1,000 People
A meteorite hit Chelyabinsk, Russia, injuring more than 500 people and causing damage to nearby cars and buildings, Reuters reports.Residents of the industrial city some 950 miles east of Moscow saw a...
12:51 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Opera Acquires Skyfire Labs for $155 Million
Opera Software has acquired Skyfire Labs, the maker of mobile browser Skyfire, for $155 million, the company has announced. Skyfire's other products include the Rocket Optimizer, which provides video ...
12:18 pm GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Next Private Spacecraft Launch Set for March 1
The next private cargo mission to the International Space Station is slated to blast off March 1, NASA announced on Thursday.The unmanned Dragon capsule, built by California-based firm SpaceX, will la...
09:34 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 4 Classic Video Games Recast as Childrens Books
Whether you spent hours fighting Bowser, defeating evil as Link or catching every Pokemon in sight, video games defined our childhood. (They just don't make 'em like they used to, do they?)SEE ALSO: M...
08:49 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable NBA Gives Basketball Nerds the Gift of Big Data
A new tool introduced by the NBA gives hardcore and casual hoops fans alike access to an overwhelming amount of historical stats and data. More About: NBA, Sports...
08:08 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Show Us Your iMadeFace Doppleganger
By now you have likely already used iMadeFace or seen your friends' cartoon avatars all over your news feeds. The popular new iOS app allows you to create a cartoon version of yourself in seconds. It'...
07:31 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Passenger Records His Own Plane Crash
When Jonathan Fielding heard that the carburetor of the plane he was in had iced over, his first inclination was to grab his smartphone. Fielding was on a flight over Utah, with his wife (it was her f...
06:58 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Pentagon Wants Smartphone Biometric Scanning Tool
The Pentagon wants soldiers to be able to scan people's faces, eyes and thumbs with their smartphones. That's why the Department of Defense has inked a $3 million deal with California-based tech compa...
06:41 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Is This Kids Valentines Day Wingman
Justin Bieber is one heck of a teen heartthrob, so he must have some pretty baller pick-up lines to be reeling in all those ladies, right? That's at least what our awkward friend here figured, setting...
06:20 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Original Back to the Future II Hoverboard for Sale on eBay
Looking for the perfect gift for that Back to the Future nerd in your life? Well, look no further than eBay -- if you've got $13,000 to spare. More About: back to the future, ebay, Film...
06:08 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 5 Surprising Facts About Fridays Asteroid Flyby
While there is no chance that asteroid 2012 DA14 will hit Earth on Feb. 15, the asteroid's flyby is history-making for several other reasons.More About: Asteroid, Asteroids, astronomy, Science, space...
06:06 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Watch Puppies Harlem Shake Their Tails
You know the Harlem Shake viral craze is going in the right direction when puppies get in on the action. There's not much context needed here -- do you really need a reason to watch a gaggle of puppie...
05:52 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable New Samsung Refrigerator Has Soda Stream Built In
We've seen some pretty snazzy high tech refrigerators lately, but a fridge that has a sparkling water dispenser? That takes the cake.Samsung has announced that its new 36 four-door refrigerator has th...
05:33 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable My Brain-Slurping Gal: A Love Song
This man's girlfriend is great -- except for, you know, the whole eating brains thing. More About: gallery, valentine's day, videos, Watercooler, YouTube, zombies...
05:27 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Criterion and Hulu Offer Free Weekend for Film Fanatics
We made all our movies free on @hulu through the weekend. Enjoy. <3 ow.ly/hIUOP— Criterion Collection (@Criterion) February 14, 2013In honor of Valentine's Day, Hulu and Criterion are openin...
05:07 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Twitter Itself Will Soon Decide the Value of Your Tweets
Twitter will soon attach value ratings to users' tweets. Here's how -- and why.More About: Twitter, Twitter API...
05:07 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Twitter Will Decide the Value of Your Tweets
Twitter will soon attach value ratings to users' tweets. Here's how -- and why.More About: Twitter, Twitter API...
05:04 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable The 15 Best Candy Heart Rejects
Sweethearts -- better known to the rest of us as tiny, heart-shaped candies made from processed sugar and some other magical ingredient that renders them indestructible -- have come to define Feb. 14t...
04:57 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Report Calls for More Research on Effects of Violent Media
Existing research on the impact violent video games, television shows and movies have on children is outdated, according to a new report released this week.The report was released by Common Sense Medi...
04:33 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Obama: Patent Trolls Hijack Others Ideas to Extort Some Money
President Barack Obama pointed his finger at patent trolls, people and businesses who file patents and use them to aggressively sue others who produce potentially competing products, during a Google H...
04:23 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Facebook: Now Pay to Promote Your Friends Posts
Got $7 burning a hole in your pocket? Want to promote a post on Facebook, but don't want to appear egotistical? Then boy, are you going to be pleased by Thursday's news from the social network: you ca...
04:15 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Watch This Guy Propose And Get Rejected
YouTube user PranksvsPranks uploaded a special video of a man proposing to his girlfriend. What did she say? Eh ... just watch. More About: gallery, pranks, valentine's day, videos, Watercooler...
04:08 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Did Technology Kill Traditional Dating?
Today's the day, in case you didn't notice. But we're sure your Instagram is flooded with perfectly-filtered flower and teddy bear photos, your Twitter feed's filled with sickeningly sweet hashtags, a...
03:52 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable For Obama, Valentines Day Is in the Bag
POTUS channels the silver screen for Valentine's Day.More About: barack obama, michelle obama, valentine's day, Valentines...
03:44 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Survey Shows Americans Are Worried About Cybersecurity
Just two days after Obama issued an executive order on sharing cyber threat information, a new survey indicates that the vast majority of Americans are concerned about cybersecurity. According to the...
03:36 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Cute Animals and the Inanimate Objects They Love
1. Sloth and Giraffe Plushie Image courtesy of Flickr, hotshotjenClick here to view this gallery.No valentine? No worries -- just hug a stuffed animal.Not ha...
03:21 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Facebook May Already Be Taking Away Searches From Google
Even before Facebook started rolling out its smart search engine earlier this year, it may have been taking away some searches from Google.The number of searches done on search engines in the U.S. dro...
03:07 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Dropbox Talking to Banks About IPO Later This Year
Dropbox has been holding meetings with banks about an initial public offering, possibly in the second half of this year, according to sources briefed on the talks.The market has been waiting for its n...
02:55 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Spread the Valentines Day Love With These 4 Charitable Causes
Happy Valentine's Day, love birds. We hope your day is filled with chocolates, flowers and quality time with your special someone. If you're looking for a way to spread the spirit of love, we've found...
02:40 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Watch Barack Obamas Google Hangout Live
President Barack Obama will answer citizens' questions in a Google Hangout from the West Wing set to begin at 4:50 p.m. ET Thursday, and you can watch live right here.The White House is pitching the h...
02:30 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 50+ Events in Social Media, 3D Printing, PR and More
Check out the latest events to find opportunities for learning, networking and leading your industry.More About: Events, Events Board, Feature, mashable, mashable events...
02:14 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Pepsi Embraces the Harlem Shake
Well, that didn't take long. At least one big brand -- Pepsi -- has embraced the big dance craze of early 2013, the Harlem Shake.The brand dropped the video -- created by DeepFocus' Moment Studio -- o...
02:04 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Surprise Your Sweetheart with a Valentines Cocktail
If shopping for presents has left you uninspired, you might want to consider creating a romantic Valentine's Day evening of your own for your sweetie. It can begin with cocktails made just for this sp...
01:59 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Kangaroos Invade Australian Golf Course
This photo of kangaroos invading a fairway during the Women's Australian Open at Royal Canberra Golf Club on Valentine's Day has become a viral sports hit.More About: Sports, Watercooler...
01:55 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5 Flaw Lets Anyone See Your Contacts, Photos
The passcode lock on the iPhone 5 isn't perfect, it seems.A video posted on YouTube Jan. 31 by user "videosdebarraquito" shows how to bypass the lock on an iPhone 5 running iOS 6.1.The method was conf...
01:44 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Student Wins $5,000 With Epic Half-Court Buzzer Beater
Memo to broke college students everywhere: Stephen Bass is your new hero and role model. The Auburn University sophomore made a desperation half-court buzzer beating shot to win $5,000 tuition in a co...
01:42 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable See How the Sci-Fi Cities of Looper Were Created
One of the best parts of sci-fi movies is to take a peek at the future and see how it might look. We loved movies like Back to The Future Part 2 (flying cars! 3D sharks in the middle of the city!) and...
01:28 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 5 Couples Who Found Love on Social Media
1. Flickr What first started as words of encouragement for Sophie's 365 photo challenge soon turned to messages on Flickrmail, to email and then to Skype for...
01:26 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Love With Friends: How Social Games Advance Romance
If you're still looking for a Valentine, you might try sending a Words With Friends request to that cutie you have your eye on. In a poll conducted by social game maker Zynga, 30% of players say they'...
01:16 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Check Out the Best of Valentines Day From Across the Web
This Valentine's Day, we've done our best to provide you with an arsenal of online V-Day cards, tech gifts and sexy apps to make your after-dinner activities more interesting. But pulling off the perf...
01:08 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 11 Netflix Movies to Watch With Your Valentine
1. The Artist Another well-rounded film, perfect for various groups. This one is especially good if your date talks through movies (it's a silent film), thou...
01:02 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Elderly Couple Touchingly Show Us the Meaning of Love
Warning: Tears ahead. This is the type of love that musicians write epic songs about.Bill and Glad have spent 50 years together. Despite all the hardships and pain, Bill still remembers the day he saw...
12:54 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable BungoBox Founder Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Got a question for Tom Cannon? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live.Over the past 22 years, Tom Cannon, 40, has served in the United States Navy during the First Gulf war, been instrumen...
12:39 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Astronaut Sends Earthlings Valentines From Space
Just because astronaut Chris Hadfield currently lives in space above us doesn't mean he can't get in on the Earthly love.More About: astronaut, Chris Hadfield, International Space Station, NASA, space...
12:25 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Strange Valentines Day Personals on Craigslist
1. I hate vowels, but luv white Zinf. Valentine's Day can be rough. So take a note from this Craiglist personal: "When I'm madd stressed I walk to Kroger, bu...
12:19 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Adobe Updates Creative Cloud With Responsive Design Tools
Adobe announced Thursday a number of product updates and tool previews for its Creative Cloud service.The big updates include the first public preview for Edge Reflow -- a responsive design tool -- ne...
12:17 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable How Love Unfolds on Facebook
Browse this infographic to see users' Valentine's Day trends -- based on status updates, check-ins and playlists -- from last year's romantic holiday. More About: data, Facebook, infographic, valenti...
12:07 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Transfer Files From Your Phone to Computer With a Bump
Popular mobile app Bump announced an update Thursday that makes it easy to transfer files, presentations, or even your contact list from your mobile phone to your computer.With the update, you can Bum...
12:03 am GMT - Fri, February 15, 2013
Mashable Oscar Pistorius Bullet in the Chamber Ad Removed From Site
A gun-themed Nike ad has been removed from Oscar Pistorius' site after the Olympic hero known as "Blade Runner" was charged with murdering his girlfriend. More About: olympics, Sports...
11:48 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Stephen Fry Helps Couple Get Engaged on Twitter
Funny man Stephen Fry is using his Twitter clout for good this Valentine's Day by helping a couple in love get engaged in a very social way. Here's a special Valentine's tweet for @_mirandastewart. Wi...
11:45 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Instagram Founders Girlfriend Looks Back at Valentine Surprise
One year ago, for Valentine's Day, Kaitlin Trigger revealed the result of months spent learning to code to her boyfriend, Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger. Trigger created Lovestagram, an app which t...
11:28 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Canadian Parliament Legitimately Discusses Zombie Apocalypse
Everyone, the time has come to start appreciating Canada. They are the only ones with a legit plan for when the zombies invade. Leave it to the Great White North to add the zombie apocalypse to their ...
11:19 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Lawmakers Try Again at Creating Entrepreneurs Visa
Lawmakers in Washington are trying for a third time to create new immigration visas for foreign-born entrepreneurs who want to start a business and for highly-trained workers who want to research or w...
11:12 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Timberlake Grooves With iPad in New Music Video
Justin Timberlake is giving girls all over the world a classy Valentine's Day treat. The singer took to Twitter on Thursday to drop his latest music video for "Suit & Tie." Here it is ... All pre...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter App Brings Project Shopping to Mobile
Can't get enough of searching through all the innovative and quirky projects on Kickstarter? The company has launched its first mobile app.More About: App, iOS, kickstarter, Mobile...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Kickstarter App Brings Project Browsing to Mobile
Can't get enough of searching through all the innovative and quirky projects on Kickstarter? The company has launched its first mobile app.More About: App, iOS, kickstarter, Mobile...
10:56 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Infinity Blade Is Free All Week in App Store
Mobile action RPG Infinity Blade is free on Apple's App Store.The highly successful game was one of the first to bring sophisticated graphics to the mobile phone; it was built on the Unreal 3 engine t...
10:44 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Ikeas Valentines Gift: Free Crib for Babies Born 9 Months From Today
Ikea in Australia has given consumers one more incentive to really celebrate Valentine's Day to its fullest.The company is offering a free crib to babies born on Nov. 14, 2013. That's right, nine mont...
10:31 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Check Out Americas Most Love-Happy States on Social Media
Yes, Virginia is for lovers. But when it comes to talking about love on social media? Not so much.To find out where in America the pulse of Valentine's Day is strongest, social media analysis firm Cri...
10:23 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable How Single Cats Spend Valentines Day
Not every Fluffeo can find his Meowiette, which makes Valentine's Day quite the hairball of a predicament. Pleated Jeans helps single cats get through this lovey-dovey holiday with suggestions for una...
10:23 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Barnes & Noble: Nook Business Will Lose Even More Money This Year
The tough times aren't over yet for Barnes & Noble's Nook business.Barnes & Noble announced late Wednesday that it expects its Nook business to generate less than $3 billion in revenues and ...
10:09 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Travel Logs Shed Light on Tesla vs. The New York Times
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has been in full damage-control mode after a scathing review of the company's Model S sedan from none other than The New York Times. Musk has now posted what he says are the...
10:03 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Facebook Employees Do the Harlem Shake
You didn't think Facebook was going to miss out on all this Harlem Shake action, did you? The employees of the social network did it up big, complete with sombreros, bicycles, horse heads and banana c...
09:58 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Tamagotchi Comes Back to Your Pocket on Android
For anyone nostalgic for the '90s virtual pet craze, you can now carry your Tamagotchi in your pocket once again, with a free app released Thursday for Android.The Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. App recreates th...
09:34 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Dont Write Off This Romance
Valentine's Day is a day for love, whatever your persuasion.More About: chumby, humor, valentine's day...
09:33 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable No Parking? Electric Scooter Folds Into Suitcase
It's tough to find parking in the city. The Moveo electric scooter solves that problem -- it can be conveniently folded up into a rolling suitcase. More About: Commuter, design concept, electric cars,...
09:25 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Valentine Rose Nebula Blooms in Deep Space
A strange nebula in deep space shines like a cosmic rose in a new photo unveiled just in time for Valentine's Day.The new image, released Wednesday (Feb. 13) by the National Optical Astronomy Observat...
09:21 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Under the Hood of the Worlds Smallest, Cheapest Computer
Computers are big, expensive gadgets, but they don't need to be. In 2006, several members of the Cambridge faculty and other UK computer scientists joined together to form the charitable Raspberry Pi ...
09:11 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Co-Founder Sells Off His Entire Stake in Company
This is supposed to be BlackBerry's big year, but it looks like at least one former exec isn't too confident about the company's comeback.Jim Balsillie, the co-founder and former co-CEO of BlackBerry ...
09:05 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Donna Karan Sells Charity Bracelets Exclusively on Twitter
Donna Karan kicked off an innovative e-commerce campaign Wednesday during New York Fashion Week, selling a bracelet benefiting Haiti exclusively on Twitter. The irony is the fashion designer is largel...
09:03 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Roses are Red, and So Is Your Face From Laughing at These eCards
Shakespeare. Poe. Silverstein. All exquisite poets known for wooing ladies with their words on Valentine's Day. If you're less gifted with words, take heart -- we've asked a couple comedians to craft ...
08:52 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Activists Protest Zuckerbergs Christie Fundraiser
Activists protested outside the gates of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's California home Wednesday night while he was throwing a political fundraiser for Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. ...
08:44 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Valentines for People You Hate
Image courtesy of Etsy, ForTheLoveOfWords.Click here to view this gallery.Did Cupid drop a memo that said Valentine's Day is only for lovers? What about th...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg Now Owns Nearly 30% of Facebook
While many on Wall Street remain skeptical about Facebook, CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg continues to up his stake in the company.Zuckerberg now owns more than 632 million shares of Facebook stoc...
08:08 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable YouTube Picks the Best of Valentines Day Clips
YouTube has special place in its heart for Valentine's Day -- after all, it first registered its web domain on February 14, 2005.More About: valentine's day, YouTube...
08:05 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Obamas Cybersecurity Order and Other News 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...
07:56 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Charges Google Reads Your Love Letters
Video: Happy Valentines Day from Outlook.comMicrosoft is celebrating Valentine's Day with a broadside against Google, which it criticizes for reading your lovey emails in the name of commerce.In a not...
07:47 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Heineken Offering Valentines Day Restaurant Reservations Via Twitter
Heineken USA is looking to help out hapless last-minute Valentine's Day celebrants with reservations at nice restaurants Thursday night if you use the Twitter hashtag #tweetforatable.The brewer told C...
07:22 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Cole Haan and Tumblr Create NYFW Viral Marketing Strategy
Using the power of Tumblr's blogging platform, retail brand Cole Haan has created a viral marketing strategy around the hashtag, #SubwayStyle, posting street-style pics of fashionable New Yorkers ridi...
07:05 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Ask Google Autocomplete Your Burning Love and Sex Questions
God, get some sleep already. Click here to view this gallery.Aside from your typical "Valentine's gift for girlfriend" and "romantic restaurant Cincinnati" ...
06:48 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Report: HPs Next Smartphones and Tablets Will Be Android-Based
HP plans to switch to Android for its upcoming smartphones and tablets, ReadWrite Mobile reports citing sources familiar with the matter. According to the report, HP will launch a high-end tablet powe...
06:23 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Blade Runner Sprinter Oscar Pistorius Charged With Murder
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, known for competing in international competitions for able-bodied athletes although he has double below-knee amputations, has been charged with the murder of hi...
06:03 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable How Love and Lust in the Digital Age Influence Relationships
Living in the digital age comes with its relationship perks. You can google your future beau, share your romance on Instagram or search new date ideas with an app. How much has the Internet changed mo...
05:05 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Apps to Spice Up Your Sex Life
1. Dirty Games Truth or Dare This app is really straightforward. First, choose whether you want a truth or dare question, then indicate whether a male or fem...
03:56 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Google Doodle is a Valentines Day Treat
Today's Google Doodle is an interactive game, letting you pair up "lovers" from the animal kingdom and see how their relationship works out. You might be surprised to see that a love affair between a ...
03:28 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Apple Promises to Fix iOS Exchange Bug
Apple's iOS 6.1 has resulted in several bugs, including a particularly annoying one that can generate excessive communication with Microsoft Exchange Server. To make matters worse, the 6.1.1 update to...
12:54 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilsons Google Movie Premieres on Hangout
In what looks like the biggest-ever product placement for Google, the official trailer for The Internship launched Wednesday. Comic duo Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson -- who last got together for 2005's...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable These Guys Want to Build the Space Suit of the Future
This is a story about Nik Moiseev and Ted Southern. It is also a story about a Russian engineer and an American artist. It is also a story about a Brooklyn startup. It is also a story about space trav...
11:01 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable YouTube Campaign Reunites Lost Vacation Photos With Owner
A viral YouTube campaign has reunited hundreds of vacation photos with their rightful owner.In late January, Peter van Leeuwen posted the video, above, which features a slideshow of photos from an uni...
10:01 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Iceland May Ban Online Porn
In a case of censorship ostensibly for a good cause, Iceland may soon become the first Western nation to ban citizens from viewing online porn. More About: pornography...
09:01 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Creative Director Alicia Keys Blames Hackers for iPhone Tweets
Singer Alicia Keys, BlackBerry's new Global Creative Director, found herself in a social-media scandal after allegedly tweeting from an iPhone, and then blaming the incident on hackers. The stray twee...
08:00 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Robots Share Stage With Actors in New Show
A dying girl pressed a humanoid robot's hand to her face as the robot began reciting poetry. The scene showed a story from the future, and was acted out by a human actress and an android during a Nort...
07:34 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 10 Valentines Brought to Life With Vine
For Valentine's Day this year, we challenged you to create your best #Valenvine by using six second video app Vine.SEE ALSO: 10 Works of Art on VineYou got creative and shared vines that were both ado...
06:55 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Car Apps Finally Get What They Need: Geeks
The quickest way to cooking through just about any half-baked tech: Bring on the geeks!Case in point: Auto infotainment systems. Good intentions aside, even the most advanced (some might say: especial...
06:47 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable The iPad App Thats Changing Fashion Week
Fashion Week is about coordinating show invites, seating charts, photos, and editorial samples -- a process that got a lot easier this year thanks to the iPad and an app called Fashion GPS.While its ...
06:47 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable The App Thats Changing Fashion Week
Fashion Week is about coordinating show invites, seating charts, photos, and editorial samples -- a process that got a lot easier this year thanks to an iOS app called Fashion GPS.While its couture ma...
06:43 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Topshop and Google Partner for Innovative Fashion Week Show
Although an increasing number of designers are live streaming their Fashion Week shows online, only a very few offer anything beyond semi-blurry, front-camera views of models on a runway. Among those ...
06:00 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable How Apple Stores Beat Disney Parks
Which makes more money: Apple Stores or Disney Parks and Resorts? The answer may surprise you.Our friends and publishing partners at The Atlantic noted an interesting fact Wednesday: Apple's retail st...
05:37 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable The Best of Toy Fair in 60 Seconds [VIDEO]
NEW YORK -- We wish we could tell you we made it to all the booths at the 2013 International Toy Fair, but with 266,229 square feet of show floor to cover, well, we didn't get everywhere. But we did g...
05:24 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Are These the Worst Office Productivity Killers?
A survey ranks the 10 worst office productivity killers. Check it out and see if you agree. More About: Lifestyle, work...
05:15 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Maru Will Get Inside This Box and Be Adorable
The Internet's original cat celeb, Maru, toys with the logistics and physics of infiltrating cardboard boxes in this video. We believe he is in the early stages of experimenting with Schrodinger's phi...
04:56 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Jessica Albas Startup Launches App for Eco-Minded Parents
Jessica Alba, actress and co-founder of The Honest Company, talks about her startup's newest smartphone app for parents called Honest Baby.More About: babies, celebrity, parenting, parenting apps, Sta...
04:34 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 5 Digital Love Tips for Valentines Day
Whether or not you celebrate Valentine's Day, your news feed is bound to be bombarded by anti-romance posts. Instead of sharing a cup of bitterness this holiday, single social media users can spread t...
04:16 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Music Services Compared: Pandora, Spotify, Slacker and iHeartRadio
Pandora Radio, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Slacker Radio are in a tight race for your music dollar. All have evolved beyond their origins, offering more flexibility and additional features for your liste...
04:05 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Does Google Play Fast and Loose With App Users Personal Info?
Reports are circulating about a possible Google privacy issue regarding personal data sent to app developers, but this finding is nothing new. More About: apps, Google, Google Play, Mobile...
03:58 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Decide Where Girl Rising Will Be Screened Before Its Premiere
Girl Rising, a film shedding light on the impact of improving education for girls around the world, could arrive in your local theater before the movie's official March 7 rollout. How? If enough peopl...
03:48 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 1-800-Flowers Testing Credit Card-Free Mobile Payments
Mobile shoppers this Valentine's Day may be pleasantly surprised that they can buy flowers for their beloved on their smartphones without having to enter credit card information. That is, if those sho...
03:37 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Dubstep Violinist Rides YouTube Fame to World Tour
"Have you ever seen a violinist really rock out??"That's the tagline on Lindsey Stirling's YouTube channel, a page where her 1.5 million subscribers regularly help push her videos into the millions of...
03:23 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Pair, the Social App for Couples, Adds Snapchat Feature
Tenthbit gained plenty of buzz when it launched Pair, an iPhone app that creates an ultra private social network just for couples or close friends, in March of last year. Since then, the Y Combinator-...
03:14 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Kids Explain the Meaning of Valentines Day
For years, scientists, poets, singers and writers have tried to define the concept of love. And where has that gotten us? Nowhere. So we turn instead to kids, the true philosophers, those who have yet...
02:53 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 350-Pound High School Running Back Is Freak of Nature
Highlights of 350-pound high school running back David Fangupo have gone viral this week and here's why. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
02:41 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 18-Year-Olds Watch Could Beat Apples iWatch to Market
Simon Tian says he has in-hand a working prototype of something nearly unprecedented in consumer electronics: a smartphone the size of a watch. Not just a smart watch, but an actual, fully-featured sm...
02:29 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Atari Founders Book on Steve Jobs to Kick Off New Publishing Platform
In 1975, Nolan Bushnell was riding high. He'd just co-founded Atari and launched the world's first home video game, Pong. And then there was the oddball engineer he'd hired, Steve Wozniak, who'd broug...
02:29 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Atari Founders Steve Jobs Book Will Kickstart a Publishing Platform
In 1975, Nolan Bushnell was riding high. He'd just co-founded Atari and launched the world's first home video game, Pong. And then there was the oddball engineer he'd hired, Steve Wozniak, who'd broug...
02:28 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Sorry, Dudes: You Have No Chance With Women of LA
Warning: Video contains NSFW language.City of Angels? More like the city of women who definitely won't sleep with you. It's a hard truth to accept, but it's best for your self-esteem if you just come ...
02:25 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Samsung May Not Be Done Attacking Apple in Advertising
Samsung's 2-minute Super Bowl ad featuring Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd was notable for its lack of animus towards the brand's longtime foe, Apple.That, however, doesn't mean Samsung has buried the hatche...
02:16 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 5 Wet n Wild Video Parodies of Rubios Watergate Sip
1. #ThirstyRubio Video courtesy of YouTube, jerzeyiteproductionsClick here to view this gallery.The...
02:14 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Report: Time Warner in Talks to Sell Magazine Unit
Time Warner may be in talks to sell off Time Inc. as revenues at the publishing unit's advertising and circulation revenues continue to decline.Citing three unnamed sources, Fortune (which is owned by...
02:10 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Want a Job at Facebook? Ask Its Recruiters Anything Right Now
The real, post-college world can be a scary place. When it comes to finding rewarding, fun work, wouldn't it be nice if there was somewhere you could go for all the answers?Well, you might want to che...
01:52 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Teen Jeopardy Winners Final Answer Is So Boss
Who is Leonard Cooper, and how can we get more of him?More About: funny videos, game shows, Jeopardy...
01:28 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Will Ferrell Was an Awesome Lakers Game Security Guard
Will Ferrell decided to work security for last night's Lakers game. Why? Who knows. But he looked the part, then ejected a very famous -- and huge -- fan. More About: Sports, Watercooler, will ferrell...
01:21 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Evan Rachel Wood Fumes on Twitter Over Paparazzis Ultrasound Photos
Actress Evan Rachel Wood on Wednesday fired off a series of angry tweets to vent about paparazzi pictures that show her clutching ultrasound scans of her unborn child presumably near a hospital. The p...
01:21 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Opera Is Moving to WebKit
Browser maker Opera is joining the ranks of Google and Apple and embracing the WebKit rendering engine.The company made the announcement in conjunction with news that Opera now reaches 300 million mon...
01:11 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 20 Buzzword Valentines That Will Pivot Your Heart
Mashable compositeClick here to view this gallery.Are you a tastemaker of love? An influencer in the art of relationship evangelism? Well, buzzword romanti...
01:03 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable How 1 Billion People Are Coping With Death and Facebook
"I think I'm going to go online," said Cheryl, logging in to Facebook from her hospital bed. She soon reconsidered, however. "I don't know what to write: 'Hey I almost died last night. What's up with ...
12:47 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With BungoBox Founder Tom Cannon
Streaming live on Mashable, BungoBox founder Tom Cannon will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. EST (12 p.m. PST) Thursday, Feb. 14. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initiat...
12:28 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable Eliminate Your Ex From Facebook With This Mobile App
New mobile app KillSwitch makes it easy to remove your ex's entire presence on your Facebook timeline in one fell swoop.More About: apps, Facebook, Lifestyle, Social Media...
12:14 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable The Enduring Power of Radio in the Digital Age
Today is the second annual World Radio Day, created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote worldwide access to information and freedom of expressio...
12:05 am GMT - Thu, February 14, 2013
Mashable 3D Printers Help Build Robohand for 5-Year-Old
Liam Dippenaar couldn't catch a ball with both hands. Holding two objects at once was a feat and, though right-handed, the 5-year-old used his left. Born with Ambiotic Band Syndrome, Liam lacks the in...
11:45 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Can Adidas High-Tech Sneaker Transform Your Feats?
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11:41 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Report: Apple Planning TV-Related Media Event in March
Apple is planning to hold a media event next month to introduce new developer tools for the next-generation Apple TV device the company is rumored to be releasing this fall, according to a note analys...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Wahoo Fitness RFLKT Is a Second Screen for Your Bike
You have a computer at work and one at home, why not have one for your bike? Especially if you're the kind of cyclist who takes an iPhone along when riding to act as a personal trainer.Wahoo Fitness' ...
11:24 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Meet the Couple Who Fell in Love on Instagram
When people ask them how they met, Santiago Perez Grovas and Taylor Dee answer honestly: "Instagram." Neither began as a professional photographer, but with over 70,000 and 18,000 followers, respectiv...
11:07 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Poland Spring Facebook Post Revels in Rubios Thirsty Moment
Poland Spring used its Facebook page on Wednesday morning to creatively capitalize on its unexpected moment in the spotlight during the State of the Union. More About: Advertising, Marketing...
10:57 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps That Make Mornings More Manageable
I'm not a morning person. I'm a perpetual snoozer, and I'm usually running late. But with the help of the technology in the palm of my hand, I tend to be a tad more organized and on the ball.In our Li...
10:51 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 5 Dead Simple Ways to Track Social Media ROI
How do you figure out that $1,000 you spent on Facebook was worth it? It's complicated.How could it be otherwise? Marketers have been spoiled by search advertising with its last-click attribution, but...
10:48 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable This Border Collie Has Moves Like a Ninja
Zoe here is the Mick Jagger of the canine world, because she's got all the moves. This border collie has mastered more than 50 different tricks including handstands, backflips, the ringtoss, hopping o...
10:39 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Improve Your Time Management
There are few things more valuable to small business owners than time.Research shows small business owners consider time to be a more valuable asset than computers, mobile phones and the company's off...
10:25 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Bunny Playing Dress Up Will Brighten Your Day
Harry Potter Image courtesy of Benjamin the BunnyClick here to view this gallery.Hop to a happier place with a bunny named Benjamin Linus. Benjamin's costume...
10:13 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable StormFly Wristband Lets You Wear an Operating System
There's a plethora of flash drive wristbands out there, but few let you fit an entire computer on your arm. One company specializing in portable operating systems created StormFly, a wearable storage ...
10:04 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Shatner: Abrams Is a Franchise Pig
Can one man, one director actually, own two of the biggest entertainment franchises in existence? If you follow Star Trek and Star Wars, you already know the answer is yes. Director J.J. Abrams, whose...
10:00 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable These Grammy Winners Are Seeing the Biggest Gains in Digital Sales
The number of paid downloads for music by the Grammy Awards' winners and performers unsurprisingly escalated following Sunday night's ceremony. But which artists and songs experienced the biggest incr...
09:44 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 20 Social Media Habits to Give Up for Lent
Each year, the Catholic faith asks its followers to do one simple thing (or burn in hell): give up.Feb. 13 marks Ash Wednesday on the Catholic calendar. In addition to adorning the foreheads of the fa...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Free Printables for Last-Minute Valentines Day Gifts
1. Printable Alphabet Bunting Spell it out with this adorable bunting alphabet. Image courtesy of RuffledClick here to view this gallery.You do realize it's ...
09:26 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable VW Ski Mask Ad Appears Menacing, But Isnt
This Volkswagen ad milks a simple premise to maximum effect. Basically, the story is: Guy walks into a store, forgets he has a ski mask on and freaks out everyone in the store. While the ad, from Deut...
09:13 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Taco Bell Announces Doritos Cool Ranch Taco Via Twitters Vine
Taco Bell is heralding its new Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos in a very 2013 way: With a Vine.The fast food chain on Wednesday released the following Vine to get the word out about the item, which wil...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Tempo Turns Your Calendar Into a Genius
Your calendar is about to get a lot smarter. Tempo, a new context-aware calendar for the iPhone, uses technology from SRI, the same company that created Siri. Tempo takes your run-of-the-mill calenda...
08:46 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Creepy Cupid Has a Valentines Message for You
If you think Valentine's Day is tough alone, try online dating. Sure, you see the beautiful people with sparkling chemistry in commercials, but anyone who's dived into the hazardous digital dating wat...
08:40 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Apple MacBooks Now Faster, Better, Cheaper
Apple today said it would cut the price of its 13-inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display while simultaneously updating it with faster processors. The 15-inch model is also getting improved specs, althou...
08:27 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways to Spend Valentines Day Alone on the Web
Spending the big V-Day alone? Don't sweat it -- here are some online resources to pass the night. More About: apps, contributor, Feature, NSFW, valentine's day...
08:07 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Slacker Aims to Take on Pandora With New Redesign
Digital streaming service Slacker has rolled out a new look to better compete against booming services such as Pandora, Spotify and iHeartRadio.More About: iheartradio, Mobile, pandora, Slacker, spoti...
08:02 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: How Ninjas Made it Snow in FarmVille 2
FarmVille 2 is Zynga's most successful launch in the past two years. Set to arrive on mobile later this year, current players got a little surprise this winter when it snowed on their virtual farms. P...
07:46 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable The State of the Union Address in 170 Seconds
Watch this video and no one will ever know you really watched Westminster instead of President Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday night.More About: barack obama, state of the union...
07:43 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable AOL Acquires Tech Product Review Site Gdgt
AOL has acquired gdgt, a popular tech blog that focuses on product reviews, for an undisclosed sum in a move that could expand the network's content offerings and shopping data.Gdgt confirmed the acqu...
07:41 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Swimsuit Models Come to Life Via QR Codes in Lexus SI Print Ad
The oft-bashed QR code technology takes center stage in a Lexus print ad in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition this year. As the video above shows, if you line up your QR code-reader-equipped smart...
07:14 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface Pro Flunks Teardown Test
The folks at iFixit have torn down Microsoft's powerful tablet, the Surface Pro, revealing a device that's very hard to repair -- if you try to do it yourself. The highlights from iFixit's ordeal incl...
06:58 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Apples Wristwatch Rumor And Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:54 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Theres No Law Against Self-Driving Cars
Flying cars are still a Jetsonian dream, but self-driving cars are just over the horizon. Recently, Google and Audi have showed off autonomous automobiles that do some, but not all, of the driving for...
06:10 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Do.com Adds Real-Time Integration With Dropbox and Wufoo
If you're like most connected businesses today, you're using tons of cloud-based productivity apps like Google Drive and Dropbox. The problem: A single task typically uses many of them, and your staff...
05:59 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Ships More Surface Pros to Address Shortages
Microsoft's Surface Pro was sold out in a matter of days, and even though it's probably because there weren't enough devices available to begin with, it's definitely an issue for customers who are sti...
05:10 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Amazon Tops Apple and Google as Most Reputable Company in U.S.
Amazon edged out Apple to become the most reputable company in the U.S., a new study suggests.Harris Interactive interviewed over 14,000 members of the general public for its 2013 Reputation Quotient,...
02:20 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable How to Take the Perfect Profile Picture
You never get a second chance at a first impression. The Internet has changed many things, but not that old bit of wisdom. First impressions can be as indelible when made online as in real life, and i...
01:49 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable LG Unveils the Design of 5.5-Inch Optimus G Pro
LG has revealed the design of its upcoming 5.5-inch smartphone, the Optimus G Pro. The Korean company has posted an image of the smartphone, which features a curvedglass screen, on its Facebook page. ...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Shop All Apple-Related Kickstarter Projects on This Website
For Apple fanatics who crave accessories and attachments for their beloved iProducts, one website acts as a hub for successful Kickstarter projects that provide additions to devices from the Cupertino...
11:58 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 25 Minecraft Creations That Will Blow Your Flippin Mind
1. Ancient Metropolis "The Golden City" lives on a collaborative server (we assume in Creative Mode) where players are committed to extremely ornate architec...
11:26 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Dogs Understand Human Point-of-View, Study Says
With those mournful puppy-dog eyes, man's best friend may be conveying more than just a desire for table scraps. As it turns out, Sparky could be empathizing with you. A new study suggests that dome...
10:51 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable These Pickup Lines Are Guaranteed to Work on Your Nerd Crush
This Valentine's Day, convince your nerd crush to go for a Tumbl that will give your heart a kernel panic. Skip the romantic LinkedIn endorsements and re-gifted Klout perks because these pickup lines ...
10:24 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Responsive Typography Ends Need for Reading Glasses
An experimental demo website by a Croatian designer could solve the problem of microscopic font. More About: glasses, graphic design, reading, responsive design, typography, web typography...
09:53 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Someone, Please, Get Marco Rubio a Glass of Water
Marco Rubio just really, really needs a glass of water. OK, guys?More About: GIF, marco rubio, state of the union...
09:30 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Skydiver Interrupts Live Rugby Game by Dropping Onto Field
You don't hear this one everyday: a skydiver parachutes onto a rugby field during the middle of play. See it to believe it. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
09:11 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Is Grumpy Cat John Boehners Spirit Meme?
Why didn't anyone tell us Grumpy Cat got an invite to this year's State of the Union address?Wait, he wasn't there? It was Speaker of the House John Boehner, you say? No! The resemblance, some say, is...
08:59 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Salesforce Alums Raise $3 Million to Bring Analytics to Stores
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: NomiOne-Line Pitch...
08:30 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Between Two Ferns Mocks Oscar Nominees
Between Two Ferns: Oscar Buzz Edition Part 1 from Zach Galifianakis The long-running Funny or Die video series, Between Two Ferns, returns from its hiatus with a special Oscar edition.Zach Galifi...
08:14 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Obama Calls For Tech-Focused High Schools
U.S. President Barack Obama wants high schools in America to focus more on high-tech. In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Obama called for American schools to "create classes that focus on s...
07:59 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Obama Calls for Tech Research Not Seen Since Height of Space Race
U.S. President Barack Obama called for a level of science and technology research "not seen since the height of the space race" during his State of the Union address Tuesday.Obama credited several inn...
07:47 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable YouTube: Heres How Harlem Shake Went Viral
It's too soon to tell if the various bizarre 30-second versions of "Harlem Shake" have what it takes to be 2013's answer to "Gangnam Style." But to the delight of everyone who enjoys getting jiggy in ...
07:31 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable The Elephants of Typography
Typographical techniques can be traced back to ancient times. But nowadays, with the ability to choose fonts from a drop-down menu, typography can seem like an obscure art.SEE ALSO: More Comics on Mas...
07:19 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Obama Signs Order Demanding Federal Agencies Share Cyber Threat Info
U.S. President Barack Obama issued his long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity Tuesday, mere hours before heading to Congress to deliver his fifth State of the Union address.Obama's order direct...
07:11 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 10 People Mad SOTU Preempted New Girl
Michelle Obama might have bangs now, but she's still no Zooey Deschanel.Barack Obama's State of the Union address takes over network television Tuesday, preempting shows like Fox's New Girl. The POTUS...
07:05 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable LIVE: The Funniest Tweets From the State of the Union
The President's State of the Union address on Tuesday night will likely lack comedy and wit, because there's nothing funny about the nation's laundry list ... or anyone else's, for that matter.That's ...
07:05 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable The Funniest Tweets From the State of the Union
The President's State of the Union address on Tuesday night will likely lack comedy and wit, because there's nothing funny about the nation's laundry list ... or anyone else's, for that matter.That's ...
06:33 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Dorner Manhunt Intensifies, Sheriff Asks Reporters Not to Tweet
As the Christopher Dorner manhunt raged on Tuesday, law enforcement asked reporters to stop tweeting because it was "hindering officer safety." But how? More About: law enforcement...
06:16 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Joseph Gordon Levitt Brings 500 Sunny Days to Sesame Street
Ok, Joesph Gordon Levitt is seriously starring in everything these days. He's even found his way to Sesame Street. But it's cool because there's just so much cuteness happening in this video. Alongsid...
06:16 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Joseph Gordon-Levitt Brings 500 Sunny Days to Sesame Street
Ok, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is seriously starring in everything these days. He's even found his way to Sesame Street. But it's cool because there's just so much cuteness happening in this video. Alongsid...
06:07 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 18 Geeky Toys From Your Favorite Video Games
Cut the Rope Toys Cut the Rope's little monster Om Nom had a big appearance at the 2013 Toy Fair, with cute plush that transform into candies and stars from ...
05:46 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Wrestling Dropped From Olympics: Online Petitions Aim to Save Sport
In a controversial move, wrestling was axed from the Olympics despite being among the Games' oldest sports. More than 10,000 people have since signed online petitions to save the sport. More About: ol...
05:38 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Is Anonymous About to Block the State of the Union?
The anarchic hacker collective Anonymous brought down a government website last month -- and now it wants to do the same for President Obama's State of the Union."There will be no State of the Union A...
05:22 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Travelgram Adds Gorgeous Location Stamps to Your iPhone Photos
A new app called Travelgram attempts to spruce up the standard vacation shots you take on your iPhone by automatically adding location stamps.Simple to use; date, time, and location information is aut...
05:08 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Owl Stuck in Car Grille Is No Hoot
Florida drivers are offering free rides for owls, whether the birds want a lift or not. Well, at least that's one way to understand this hoot of a story.Sonji Coney Williams' SUV collided with a Great...
04:57 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Assange Takes First Step Toward Becoming an Australian Senator
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange took the first step toward becoming a senator on Tuesday when supporters handed his electoral enrollment application to the Australian Electoral Commission in Melbourn...
04:46 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Upcoming Arrested Development Could Hit iTunes After Netflix
The fourth season of Arrested Development is scheduled to arrive exclusively on Netflix in May. But it may one day be available to watch on DVD or iTunes, Ted Sarandos, chief content officer and vice ...
04:41 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Obamas State of the Union Address: Where to Watch Online
President Barack Obama will be delivering his fifth State of the Union address at 9 p.m. EST Tuesday. Looking for a way to watch online? Aside from networks' basic online streams and mobile apps, Mash...
04:31 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Beauty Police Turn Ugly People Away at Dating Site Events
It's like high school all over again. Thanks to one online dating site, you can relive your worst teen moments by being judged by real-world beauty police. BeautifulPeople.com, a dating site that allo...
04:13 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Netflix: House of Cards Is Our Most Popular Show Right Now
Netflix's original series starring Kevin Spacey, House of Cards, is the most-viewed show on Netflix right now in all of the countries it operates in, Ted Sarandos, chief content officer and vice presi...
04:08 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Lady Gaga Cancels Tour Dates via Twitter, Citing Chronic Pain
Lady Gaga issued a series of personal tweets to announce she will be cancelling three concert dates, citing a show injury and chronic pain.More About: Lady Gaga, Twitter...
03:50 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Vladentines Day Tumblr Sends You Love From Russia
Prepare your eyes for global sexiness. Vladimir Putin is on Tumblr, telling you he wants to be the czar of your heart this Valentine's Day.The extensive romantic street cred of Putin, the off-again-on...
03:33 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Comcast Buys GEs Stake in NBC Universal
Comcast on Tuesday purchased General Electric's 49% stake in NBC Universal for $16.7 billion, making Comcast the full owner of the media giant.The cable firm originally bought its 51% stake in NBC Uni...
03:25 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Gamers Flock to Machinima for Shows Inspired by Video Games
Droves of gamers are finding amusement in Machinima's expanding repertoire of game-oriented videos. The video entertainment network prides itself on targeting the "hard-to-reach" 18- to 34-year-old ma...
03:14 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Mophie Juice Pack Helium Is First iPhone 5 Battery Case to Market
If you own an iPhone 5 and your battery level drops to 20% before 5 p.m. rolls around every day, you've likely been anxiously waiting for the battery cases to become available. After all, it's been ov...
03:07 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Inspiring Two-Legged Cat Wobbles, But Wont Fall Down
Caffrey is the wobbliest -- but most unstoppable -- cat in town. Even though this Black Persian cat lost his legs after a car accident at the age of three, he's determined to keep hobbling along in li...
02:52 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Turtle Recovers From Shark Attack With Prosthetic Fins
A sea turtle who lots its front fins in a shark attack is swimming at full speed again, thanks to a pair of prosthetic replacements. More About: artificial limbs, Newsy, videos...
02:45 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Stupidly Funny Questions About Love on Yahoo Answers
Note the answer. Image courtesy of Yahoo Answers.Click here to view this gallery.Where would we all be without the wisdom of Yahoo Answers? Probably lost i...
02:40 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook Wants to Go Deeper Into TV Recommendations
Approximately half of the commercials during the last Super Bowl included Twitter hashtags to encourage conversation on the platform during the broadcast. Where does that leave Facebook in the TV ecos...
02:28 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Are Apple Stores Like Prozac?
Tim Cook isn't the kind of guy you imagine casually throwing around drug references, not even to prescription drugs. The Apple CEO's schedule involves rising at 4am; he's a quiet, perfectly calm and s...
02:15 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Check Out Metroplex, the Tallest Transformer Ever
NEW YORK -- In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Transformers franchise, Hasbro is releasing a 2-foot tall Tranformer figure -- the tallest ever created.Metroplex is two feet of solid toy, towering...
02:12 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable 21 Tumblr Valentines for Your Internet Crush
How does Tumblr love thee? Let us reblog the ways. It doesn't take a lot to tell someone how you feel, on Valentine's Day or any of the other 364 days of the year. Sometimes a picture or card will say...
02:01 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable HBO Go Comes to AirPlay
HBO subscribers can now use the HBO Go app on their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad devices to stream shows on to their HDTVs using AirPlay, Eric Kessler, president and chief operating officer of HBO, anno...
02:01 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable These Robots Fight When You Move
NEW YORK -- Did you happen to catch the flick Real Steel? It's a bit of hokum, but the giant, motion-controlled robots are beyond cool. Also very much beyond reality. At least I thought so. Now there'...
01:56 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable The Best Cookbooks for Your iPad
Cookbooks have a come a long way since the days of Betty Crocker and Julia Child. No longer limited to paper and ink, they can now be viewed on smartphones and iPads. Now a fresh generation of authors...
01:38 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Someone Started A Tumblr About Tumblrs That Should Be Started
Click here to view this gallery.In today's black hole known as the Internet, there are pretty much single-topic Tumblrs about EVERYTHING: Paula Deen ridin...
01:26 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable The 20 Coolest Tech Toys From Toy Fair 2013
Tetris Lamp This cool light by Paladone takes Tetris' classic brick shape and turns them into illuminated, stackable pieces for a fully customizable lamp. Im...
01:09 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable The 9 Biggest Clichs in State of the Union Addresses
As Obama heads to the teleprompter, White House speechwriters spot the tired phrases he should avoid.More About: barack obama, speech, state of the union...
12:49 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Are You in the 1 Percent? LinkedIn Congratulates Its Elite Members
LinkedIn has tapped into the inherent narcissism of social media communication for a very successful program notifying its elite members of their eliteness. The social network this week began sending ...
12:40 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable YouTube Fights Russias New Censorship Law
YouTube filed suit Monday against a Russian law that lets government regulators take a website offline or block content without a trial if it's considered harmful to children.The lawsuit comes after R...
12:23 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Convicted Hacker Says Andrew Jackson Would Be a Meaner Troll
Andrew Auernheimer, better known for his online nickname "Weev," is what some call an Internet troll, a gray-hat hacker who likes to cause chaos online and shame corporations, exposing their mistakes....
12:09 am GMT - Wed, February 13, 2013
Mashable Self Magazine Reinvents Itself Online and in Print
These days, a magazine redesign doesn't just involve a magazine -- it also includes its website, tablet edition and mobile apps. Such is the case with Self's redesign. The title, which has heretofore ...
11:56 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Spotify Reveals Most Popular Love Songs in Advertising and Film
Spotify shared the top 'love songs' used in TV, film and advertisements of the years. Give them a listen here. More About: love, Music, spotify, valentine's day...
11:46 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Acquires Location Discovery App Startup in Mobile Push
Yahoo has acquired Alike, a location-discovery app, for an undisclosed sum as part of its continued push into mobile under new CEO Marissa Mayer.Alike announced Tuesday that it will join the Yahoo Mob...
11:27 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Naughty Gifts for Valentines Day [NSFW]
1. Vibease Either for iOS or Android, this personal massager can be controlled through your or your partner's smartphone and allows for secret messages throu...
11:19 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Facebooks Next Acquisitions Will Focus on Mobile, Technology
Facebook's M&A strategy is getting more ambitious. The company's earliest acquisitions were all about talent, but going forward, we can expect to see Facebook buying companies for their products ...
11:00 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable This Is Your Brain on Love
Love -- it's nothing new. It's the most primal act of nature to ever exist, a tradition that comes from our ancestors just like we do. It's also the equivalent of your brain being strung out on coke. ...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable When Does Facebook Take Rape Threats Seriously?
This winter, a 21-year-old named Julia decided to visit the Swedish Facebook page for international clothing company HM. Little did she know she was about to enrage thousands and eventually end up in ...
10:21 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. A 1965 Barbie doll was packaged with a book titled How to Lose Weight. The ...
10:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Patent Filings at Record High
The inventive spirit in the United States is alive and well, a new study finds.Research from the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program shows the rate of patenting in the U.S.  has bee...
10:01 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Grammys Top the 20 Most Social TV Shows of the Week
Actually, the Grammys soared among the most social shows of the year, much less the week. Music's biggest awards night of the year achieved the second highest social interaction in 2013 for a televise...
09:48 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Tim Cook: Apple Will Never Make a Crappy Product
Plenty of people like to speculate on the products that Apple will never make, whether it's a larger iPhone or a smaller iPad, but according to CEO Tim Cook, there's only one thing Apple would never d...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable This Coaster Can Charge Your Phone
Seeing that ominous red battery icon on your cellphone is a cause for concern, especially if you're nowhere near an outlet. A new device removes all worries by letting you charge your phone on the go ...
09:34 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Spend Valentines Day Forever Alone With 11 Netflix Favorites
1. Lost in Translation This film is perfect for anyone who does not want to watch the typical romantic comedy formula unfold. Bill Murray and Scarlett Johans...
09:33 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Dont Get Wound Up Over Apple Smart Watch
Apple may or may not be building a smart watch. either way, it's not the Apple product you're looking for.More About: apple, ipod nano, smart watch...
09:17 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Netflix and DreamWorks Working on an Original Kids Series
The competition among Netflix, Hulu and Amazon over exclusive content continues to evolve on a daily basis. On Monday, Amazon claimed exclusive rights to CBS's upcoming Stephen King series Under The D...
09:14 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Hackers Issue Zombie Apocalypse Alert on TV
What would you do if your local television station suddenly broadcast a warning about the impending zombie apocalypse? That's exactly what happened to viewers of Montana's KRTV after hackers breached ...
08:55 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Oscars Poster Commemorates 85 Years of Best Picture
Movie buffs, think you know your stuff? Let this illustration be your guide.In honor of the upcoming Academy Awards, this special edition poster features 85 Oscar statuettes, each inspired by the "Bes...
08:54 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Doctor Who Discovers a New Dimension: 3D
The British sci-fi show Doctor Who will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with a 3D episode, the BBC has announced.The exact timing of the episode hasn't been set, although the formal anniversa...
08:39 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Bizarre Items for Sale on Craigslist
1. Cow Organs What's for dinner? How about "beef organ meat- (kidney, lungs)." If you seem cool, they might even throw in some heart, liver, tongue and tail ...
08:17 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable USB Squirming Tentacle Is Delightful Waste of Space
A tentacle that wiggles and squirms when you plug it into your USB port on your computer? Yes. Oh yes.More About: Gadgets, usb...
08:09 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Google Maps Reveals Location of North Korea Nuclear Test
When your country's nuclear test is picked up by seismologists as a potential earthquake, it can be awfully hard to keep its location a secret. Indeed, entering the U.S. Geological Survey's coordinate...
07:52 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Belgium to Introduce Postage Stamps That Taste Like Chocolate
Here's an innovation the ailing U.S. Post Office may want to consider: Tasty postage stamps.Belgium, known for its confectionery treats, is planning to release postage stamps that smell and taste like...
07:34 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable BMWs Genius 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...
07:33 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable New York Times Finally Closes Worlds Most Obvious Hole in Paywall
After The New York Times introduced its digital paywall in early 2011, some frustrated readers came up with elaborate ways to get around it, including launching a special Twitter feed and browser app....
07:30 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable How to Run All Your Android Apps on the Surface Pro
If you find the app selection on your Microsoft Surface Pro lacking, take heart. Your Windows 8 tablet can also run pretty much every Android app in existence -- as long as you download and install Bl...
07:23 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 7 Key Job Skills to Look for When Hiring
In today's fast-paced and distributed working world, leadership and strategic decision-making have become crucial, defining hallmarks. Here are the traits that equip executives with the necessary flex...
07:03 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Sonos New Playbar Is Designed For Your TV
Sonos announced the Sonos Playbar Tuesday, a new device designed to be used specifically with your home theater system.Described by the company as HiFi meets HiDef the all-in-one system has nine indi...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Cliff Paul Returns: First Look at NBA Stars Hilarious New Ad
Most casual sports fans know of star Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, but have you heard of his twin brother Cliff? Cliff Paul is the creation of a clever and wildly popular State Farm ad ...
06:42 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Vertus Luxury Android Smartphone Costs $10,000
British luxury handset designer Vertu has launched the new Vertu Ti, an Android smartphone with a price tag of 7,900 or $10,569. The 3.7-inch smartphone doesn't impress when it comes to the regular li...
05:49 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable iMadeFace Turns You Into a Cartoon
Move over, Mickey Mouse. A new app helps users create cartoon versions of themselves and their friends.Called iMadeFace, the free app lets you transform your mug in just a few minutes by using its bui...
03:37 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 700,000 Colorful Sheets of Paper Cover Event Space
Architect Gert Wingrdh and illustrator Kustaa Saksi have designed an installation at the Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair for "The Hello! Show," which offers debates around the workplace, design and...
03:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable LL Cool J Promotes New Single Whaddup by Photobombing You
What do a squirrel, stingray and LL Cool J have a common? They all love to photobomb. The rapper is giving fans an opportunity get photobombed by him on Whaddup.LLCoolJ.com. It's an innovative marketi...
02:07 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable LG Announces Updates to Optimus L Series Smartphones
LG has updated its Optimus L Series handsets, and plans to showcase them all at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, which takes place from Feb. 25 to 28 in Barcelona. All the new devices will get a "I...
12:49 pm GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Watch Overly Attached Girlfriend Deliver a Creepy Valentine Poem
In a new YouTube video, Overly Attached Girlfriend delivers a Valentine's Day poem sure to give you goosebumps in the worst possible way. "Roses are red, violets are blue, be my Valentine, I'm waiting...
11:49 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Could This Be the iPhone 5S?
Photos of what may be Apple's next iPhone surfaced online Monday. Posted by a Chinese technology site, the images allegedly show the iPhone 5S already going into production. Nearly identical to the iP...
11:02 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Zuckerbergs Are Among Most Generous Donors of 2012
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are among the 50 "most generous" donors of 2012, according to a new list.The Chronicle of Philanthropy revealed that Zuckerberg, 28, and Chan, ...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 8 Pro Tips for Online Dating
Online dating is about more than simply meeting someone it's about marketing yourself. Without a clear, honest profile, you might be looking forever. In honor of Valentines Day and its impending dati...
09:38 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Barbie Digital Mirror Lets Kids Try on Makeup Using Augmented Reality
NEW YORK -- Smearing red lipstick all over their faces and fingers, little kids like to try on mommy's makeup -- it's a mess, but also a rite of passage. Mattel has transformed that traditional play p...
08:57 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Heres a Cute Cat Watching Hockey
Yeah, so it's really just a cat watching hockey, but this video is bound to make a lot of Canadian cat lovers very happy. SEE ALSO: 5 Rejected Animal Planet Super Bowl Show IdeasAnd we're also really ...
08:06 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Rihanna Disrobes Completely in Stay Music Video
Hours after Facebook users ranked Rihanna as best dressed at the Grammys, the 24-year-old singer disrobes completely in an emotional music video that debuted Monday night. The official "Stay" video is...
07:32 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Staffs Up LA Studio to Develop Original Content for Xbox
Microsoft's Xbox 360 console is more than a gaming device. In fact, owners are spending more time playing video and music than games on the device, Yusuf Mehdl, senior vice president of Microsoft's in...
06:57 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Hearst Hosts Its First Fashion Hackathon
Hearst hosted its first-ever "Fashion Hack," teaming designers with developers for a 24-hour competition. The collaboration of the fashion and tech industries brought more than 150 developers to New Y...
06:42 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Upcoming State of the Union Will Be Interactive
The White House is planning a series of digital follow-ons to Tuesday night's State of the Union address, including a tool called Citizen Response that people can use to share specific parts of the sp...
06:36 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Super Mario Busters Mashup Marries Two 80s Favorites
Behold: "Super Mario Busters," a cartoon mashup that imagines the Mushroom Kingdom and ghost-infested 1980s New York City melded into one. More About: Gaming, viral videos, Watercooler...
06:09 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlake Joins Instagram With Spurt of Intimate Photos
Justin Timberlake joined photo-sharing service Instagram on Grammy Sunday, rapidly attracting more than 100,000 followers as of last count on Monday night. Meanwhile, fellow Grammy attendee Kelly Cl...
05:59 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Robot Fish Look Like the Reel Thing
Zuru's robot fish swims erratically enough to look like the pet-store-bought variety.More About: toy fair, toys...
05:44 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Lego Unveils Geeky New Sets For Star Wars, Lone Ranger Fans
Star Wars Jabba's Sail Barge -- $119.99, August launch. Click here to view this gallery.Lego fans get excited when the company unveils its latest batch of fr...
05:34 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable High School Girls Miraculous Shot Must Be Seen to Be Believed
Full-court shots in basketball are rare, to say the least. Full-court shots that bounce once before going in? Unheard of. But this high school girl just pulled off the impossible. More About: Sports, ...
05:24 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Cat Walks Runway at New York Fashion Week
New York Fashion Week took the term "cat walk" to a new level this year, hiring a real live kitty to strut down the runway. Lily, a certified supermeowdel (had to go there), is a 4-year-old blue point...
05:11 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable US Is Victim of Massive Cyber Espionage Campaign
The U.S. is a victim of a massive and sustained campaign of cyber espionage, according to a classified intelligence assessment revealed by the Washington Post on Monday. These periodic assessments, of...
05:02 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Bluetooth Mercedes Has the Coolest Doors Ever
The only thing that's cooler than a luxury sports car you can control through your phone is one with "gullwing" doors and a built-in speaker.More About: remote control, toy...
04:29 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Florida Man Is Twitters Worst Superhero Ever
A new Twitter parody account, called Florida Man, compiles all the best headlines from the Sunshine State to represent a hybrid, trouble-causing 'superhero.' More About: parody, Twitter, Watercooler...
04:21 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Nexus 4 Wireless Charger Orders Begin at Last
Google is finally taking orders for its Nexus 4 wireless charging accessory.The Nexus 4 uses Qi wireless charging technology -- the same stuff used by the Lumia 920. This means that users can just set...
04:14 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Taylor Swift Gets Twitter Death Threats After Dissing Ex at Grammys
Furious One Direction fans hurled death threats at Taylor Swift on Twitter after her sassy performance of "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" at Sunday's 55th Grammy Awards. The harsh threats co...
04:03 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable American Express Lets You Buy Stuff on Twitter by Using a Hashtag
American Express is upgrading its Sync program with Twitter to let cardholders buy stuff by using a hashtag.Starting Monday, AmEx customers who sync their cards can buy items if they use the right has...
03:57 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Facebook Being Sued Over Like Button
You can bet Facebook doesnt like this.The social network is currently being sued for its use of the Like button, a feature which was patented by Dutch programmer Joannes Jozef Everardus van Der Meer i...
03:51 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Is Coming Back Wednesday
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Information Act, more commonly known as CISPA, will be reintroduced to the House of Representatives Wednesday, its authors announced Monday.CISPA, a controversial cy...
03:35 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Things Bill Gates Revealed on Reddit
Bill Gates hosted a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") this afternoon, covering a wide range of topics including his leadership of Microsoft, the activities of his foundation and who his favorite band is ...
03:29 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable HBO Teases Game of Thrones Season 3
Brace yourself. Your favorite citizens of Westeros and Essos are back on March 31. And HBO knows you've been waiting with bated breath to be whisked away to a world where morally ambiguous, backstabbi...
03:26 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Obamas Executive Order on Cybersecurity May Be Imminent
President Barack Obama's long-expected executive order on cybersecurity will be announced Wednesday, according to a report.The order is expected to be revealed at an early morning event at the U.S. Ch...
03:18 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 23 Worst Romantic Comedies in History
There's nothing worse than spending Valentine's Day with a heartbreakingly bad movie. Sure, most romantic comedies are predictable, unrealistic and corny. But some films are so bad, they're actually g...
03:11 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Shape-Shifting GIFs of Sculptures Will Make You Appreciate Art
Tumblr user HatePlow blurs the lines between classical sculptures and modern-day computer graphics with this set of shape shifting GIFs. The GIFs flash into pixelated versions of themselves and later ...
03:01 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable More Than 100,000 Vine Videos Were Posted to Twitter This Weekend
If it felt like there were a lot of Vine videos in your Twitter feed this weekend, here's why.Vine users shared 113,897 videos on Twitter on Saturday and Sunday, or 2,324 videos every hour, according ...
02:56 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable New Jersey Firefighters Sworn Into Office With iPad
Firefighters in Atlantic City took their oaths of office in unusual fashion last week when Apple's iPad was used in place of the traditional paper-bound Bible.NBC 40 reports that a short ceremony was ...
02:49 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Kobe Bryant Shames Fans on Twitter for Saying Gay
NBA star Kobe Bryant was fined $100,000 and widely slammed online after directing a gay slur at a referee in 2011. On Sunday evening, however, Bryant used Twitter to publicly display his apparently ev...
02:37 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Apple CEO Tim Cook to Sit With Michelle Obama During State of the Union
Apple CEO Tim Cook will get a prime seat during President Obama's State of the Union address Monday night. According to The Mercury News, Cook will be seated next to First Lady Michelle Obama in the F...
02:27 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 33 Grammy Nominees You Forgot About
The 55th annual Grammy Awards came and went, leaving us with a bloated Twitter feed and one epic photobomb. In the years to come, how will we reflect on last night's winners and losers? Will Frank Oce...
02:20 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable An Animated History of Valentines Day
A long, long, long time ago, Valentine's Day wasn't just about candy hearts and red roses (shocking, we know). Feb. 14 actually celebrates a historic, and somewhat tragic event steeped in religious co...
02:17 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable A Beautiful Thing Happens When You Project Video Onto Falling Snow
As snow fell across the northeast over the weekend, Brian Mafftt projected a movie onto the falling flakes to create colorful, digital confetti. More About: art, artist, pics, snow...
02:09 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Black and White Photos Reveal Beauty in a Snowy Central Park
After a Nor'easter covered most of the northeast in over a foot of snow on Friday, Dustin Cantrell decided to trek out to Central Park the next day to snaps some pics. His photos, shot in black and wh...
02:01 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Escaped Hockey Condor Was This Weekends Sports Highlight
The only sports moment from this weekend that you need to see is this massive condor escaping its handlers at a minor league hockey game. More About: Sports, viral videos, Watercooler...
01:53 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Should This Doctor Have Slammed Her Patient on Facebook?
A St. Louis, Mo. doctor caused a social media stir after posting details about a patient on her Facebook account.More About: Facebook, healthcare, social media privacy...
01:42 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Elon Musk Blasts New York Times Tesla Breakdown As Fake
The New York Times poured freezing cold water on the hopes of those wishing for a powerful electric sedan Monday. Writer John Broder took the Tesla Model S for a spin from DC to Boston to test the com...
01:19 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable 14 Unconventional Video Game Romances
Valentine's Day is fast approaching and love is in the air -- maybe. Much like the "real" world, romance in the video game realm is seldom straightforward. Many games feature characters that perform i...
01:18 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable College Kids Filmed Themselves Sneaking Into Super Bowl
Despite the Super Bowl's extensive security two students managed to sneak in just in time for Beyonce. And they captured the entire caper on hidden camera. More About: nfl, Sports, Super Bowl...
01:04 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Challenges Grammys With Live Stream
Absent from last night's celebrity festivities, Justin Bieber seemingly attempted to steal some spotlight from the Grammys. The Biebs invited his fans to an hour-long live stream, conveniently schedul...
12:53 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable This Could Be HTCs New Smartphone
HTC One, 2013 twitter.com/evleaks/status— @evleaks (@evleaks) February 11, 2013An image of the purported new HTC One was released on Twitter Monday.The image was tweeted by @evleaks, a Twitter u...
12:38 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable The Best Entrepreneurs Are Older, Have Less Ego
What attributes does a founder need to make his or her startup thrive? There are plenty of myths floating around Silicon Valley, augmented by the legends of hot-headed young Turks such as Steve Jobs o...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlake Debuts New Song Mirrors on YouTube
Justin Timberlake is wasting no time making his comeback. Just a few hours after he brought sexy back to the Grammy stage, he released the newest single "Mirrors" from the upcoming album "The 20/20 Ex...
12:16 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Flickr Bug Exposes Private Photos
A bug in photo-sharing site Flickr made some users' private photos publicly visible for nearly a month.More About: bugs, flickr, privacy...
12:07 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable The LAPD Is Not Using Drones to Hunt Fugitive Christopher Dorner
Drones are not being used in what could be the biggest manhunt in the history of the Los Angeles Police Department, according to the government agency responsible for supplying such equipment. UK news...
12:04 am GMT - Tue, February 12, 2013
Mashable Hottest Grammy Fashion Ranked by Facebook Users
Which celebrity fashions from the 55th Grammy Awards inspired Facebook users to react via status updates? Facebook on Monday gave Mashable the results from its "Red Carpet Talk Meter" partnership with...
11:52 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Alexander Wang Teams Up With Samsung for Crowdsourced Handbag
At the height of New York Fashion Week, internationally renowned designer Alexander Wang reclines in his signature black, slouchy sweater and slacks, his Nike sneakers tucked under a crisp, white couc...
11:41 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates Hosting Reddit AMA Today
Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will host an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit today, beginning at 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time.Gates gave Reddit a heads-...
11:41 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates Hosts Reddit AMA
Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will host an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit today, beginning at 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time.Gates gave Reddit a heads-...
11:37 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Craigslist Now Accepting Applications for the Next Pope
Anybody out there near Vatican City need a new job? Craigslist Rome is listing an opportunity for the Leader of International Religion.Pope Benedict XVI's resignation announcement caused a hailstorm a...
11:24 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Ron Paul Petitioning UN for Control of RonPaul.com
RonPaul.com is an exceedingly popular website dedicated to all things Ron Paul -- but Paul himself doesn't own it. Instead, it's registered to unknown Paul supporters who have run a fan site for the p...
11:07 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Eggsit Benedict: Popes Resignation Sparks Meme Frenzy
Pope Benedict XVI announced his retirement today, marking the first time in 600 years that a Pope has stepped down from his religious office. In other words, the Pope quit (Anyone else wondering what ...
10:56 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable How to Land a Job at Tumblr
Have you ever walked into work, only to find yourself surrounded by camera flashes and luminaries dressed in stylish apparel? If so, you might be a Tumblr employee during Fashion Week. "I feel like th...
10:50 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Why Companies Are Outsourcing to Kickstarter
Besides raising cash, crowdfunding can be a way to test product ideas and build relationships with future customers.More About: kickstarter, outsource, Startups...
10:13 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Report: Twitter Now Charges $200,000 For Promoted Trends
Twitter continues to up the price for one of its promising money-makers: promoted trends.The social network now charges companies $200,000 a day to buy a Promoted Trend in the U.S., according to a rep...
10:03 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Obama to Answer Your Questions in His Second Google Hangout
President Barack Obama will answer questions in a Google-powered "Fireside Hangout" Thursday, two days after he delivers this year's State of the Union address.Obama's Google Hangout is scheduled for ...
09:38 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Your Help Wanted to Name Plutos Moons
If you’ve ever wanted to leave your mark on the heavens, here’s your chance. Astronomers are asking for help in naming two newly discovered moons of Pluto, which currently go by the uninsp...
09:24 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Security Firm Can Use Social Media to Track Peoples Movements
Security firm Raytheon has been developing software that can track people’s online communications and predict their real-world movements based on their social media posts and check-ins, accordin...
09:17 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable 20 Hilarious Tweets About the Popes Resignation
As soon as the news of Pope Benedict’s resignation broke, amateur and pro comedians alike flocked to Twitter to launch their best (Rat)zingers. We’ve collected some of our favorites below....
08:58 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Amazon to Stream CBSs Under The Dome Exclusively
Amazon will get exclusive streaming rights to CBS’s Under The Dome TV series this summer as the online retailer continues to beef up its entertainment offerings. CBS will broadcast the show, whi...
08:57 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Grammys vs. Internet: Who Should Have Won?
Last night, the Grammys went to the best songs and artists — as decided by members of the Recording Academy. But if the millions of people who listen to streaming music could vote, who would get...
08:36 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Google Takes on Global Warming, Asteroid Mining, Malaria and More
Google hosted its second annual Solve for X event last week, a meeting of big minds to discuss radical high-tech solutions to world problems. On the docket were everything from asteroid mining to erad...
08:17 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Watch Justin Timberlakes First Ad for Bud Light
The suddenly everywhere Justin Timberlake took time from his busy schedule to star in this ad for Bud Light Platinum. The 60-second spot, shot in black-and-white, features a young couple getting duded...
08:05 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Airs First Surface Pro Commercial During Grammys
Microsoft's new commercial for the Surface Pro tablet is everything we've come to expect from the company: bouncy music, bright colors and a big group of people suddenly compelled to breakdance around...
07:41 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Might Be Building a Wristwatch 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...
07:32 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Job Searching? 160+ Openings at PopSugar 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...
07:24 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Facebook Fixes Monday Morning Outage
Facebook was down for many users Monday morning, but the network appeared to have fixed the glitch. Reps from Facebook could not immediately be reached for comment on the apparent outage. The social n...
07:01 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Sports Illustrated Launches Daily News Site for Swimsuit
Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit issue hits newsstands this week, accompanied by a fresh profusion of photos, videos and digital interactives across SI's digital platforms. But Swimsuit won't end ...
06:20 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Z10 Available Now in U.S. For $999 Contract-Free
Contract-free mobile carrier Solavei will be the first mobile carrier to offer the BlackBerry Z10 in the United States.The handset will be available Monday through Solaveis retail partner GSM Nation f...
05:21 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Google Now is the Star of the New Nexus 4 Ad
Google has launched a new ad for its Nexus 4 smartphone during the Grammys, and it's all about Google's personal assistant, Google Now. In the ad, people around the world are using the service to lear...
04:14 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Pope Benedict XVI to Resign on February 28
Pope Benedict XVI will resign on February 28, the Vatican has announced."The pope announced that he will leave his ministry at 8:00pm (7pm UK time) on February 28," said Vatican spokesman Federico Lom...
02:39 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Apple, Microsoft and Adobe Called to Explain Price Disparities in Australia
The Australian government has summoned Apple, Microsoft and Adobe to speak at a public hearing, March 22 in Canberra, Australia, and answer why the prices of their products there are higher than in th...
12:43 pm GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Helicopter Crash Caught on Camera During Filming of Top Gear Korea
A race between a supercar and a helicopter on Top Gear Korea got just a little bit too dramatic when the helicopter crashed into the ground.The two vehicles racing in the video are a Corvette ZR1 and ...
11:00 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Jay-Zs Joke Was Twitters Top Moment During Grammys
"I would like to thank the swap meet for his hat," Jay-Z jokingly said to singer The-Dream at the end of their acceptance speech for Best Rap Collaboration at the 55th Grammy Awards.Jay-Z's remark abo...
10:03 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Grammy GIFs Rock, Roll and Repeat
The Grammys -- the place where music brings us all together, where we put aside our differences and raise our voices in song. Ha! More like the place where scantily clad musicians throw shade back and...
09:25 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Carrie Underwoods Technicolor Dream Dress Is Grammys Showstopper
1. Carrie Underwood at the Grammys Carrie Underwood sings "Blown Away" at the 55th Grammy Awards on Feb. 10. Images via Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesClick h...
09:05 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Kelly Clarkson Photobomb Wins the Grammys
Kelly Clarkson's adorable photobomb of Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres won a relatively humdrum Grammys. With no stage rushing or accidental f-bombs, the original American Idol charmed her way to ...
08:17 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable 10 Unbelievably Romantic Wedding Proposal Videos
1. Meme Proposal This is one of the most genuinely adorable proposal videos we've ever seen. His me...
07:48 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Grammy Awards Most Exciting Thing Is J-Los Leg
The CBS-imposed dress code made the Grammy Awards a PG-rated affair. Thankfully for everyone who tuned in for possible wardrobe malfunctions, Jennifer Lopez's leg showed up to walk the red carpet. Twi...
04:15 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable How Grammy Nominees Stack Up on Social Media
What if Grammys were given out based on popularity on social media? This infographic examines which nominees are dominating Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Going into Sunday's 55th Grammy Aw...
03:57 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Apps for Kids This Week
1. Monkey Preschool Lunchbox Ages 2-5Overall rating: 4.1 out of 5 starsWhy we like it: Five bite-sized games feature a chatty, quirky little monkey, who doub...
03:52 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Job Interview Attire: Fashion Horror Stories
Josh Tolan is the CEO of Spark Hire, a video-powered hiring network that connects job seekers and employers through video resumes and online interviews. Connect with him and Spark Hire on Facebook an...
03:49 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways to Enjoy the Grammys Online
Winners of the 55th Grammy Awards, hosted by LL Cool J, will be revealed Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. You can enhance your 3-hour TV viewing experience with our digestible list of three ways to get mor...
03:44 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface Pro Sold Out, But There Werent Enough to Begin With
The Microsoft Surface Pro, the new flagship Windows 8 device that launched on Saturday, is reportedly sold out in many retail locations across the country. Great success, right? Not so fast. Apparentl...
03:41 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Viral Mystery Revealed: The Real Kai, Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker
Kai the hitchhiker left netizens wanting more after the drifter became a viral sensation. We knew this much: Kai saved lives. He used a hatchet. He was all kinds of awesome. But viewers were thirsty f...
03:14 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Map Shows Where 220mph Trains Would Go in the U.S.
Whether a high-speed rail system ever gets built in the United States is still up in the air, but if it is, artist and activist Alfred Twu has figured out exactly where those speedy rail lines should ...
02:33 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable MoviePass Gives Android Owners Unlimited Theater Tickets for $30 per Month
Going to the movies is often an expensive proposition. Depending on when and where you hit the theater, you may have already spent a decent amount of cash on a ticket even before you hit the concessio...
02:04 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable How the Grammys Audio Team Ensures an Award-Winning Show
The Grammy Awards broadcast (Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on CBS) is arguably the largest musical event of the year, featuring live performances from some of the biggest names in music.What you may not r...
01:37 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Awkward: Youre Not Invited Wedding Invitations Apparently A Thing
What’s worse than the stream of engagement alerts on the top right section of your Facebook newsfeed? Reading all about said engagements on the social media platform and being sent “you...
01:20 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
This week’s Viral Video Recap features the Internet’s usual suspects, cats and kids. But there are some surprises, too. In the classic cats viral videos department, there’s a very re...
01:04 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Whats Love Got to Do With BlackBerry?
Valentine’s Day is coming up, and many of us are looking for that special someone — including the BlackBerry Z10. Our friends Nitrozac and Snaggy at The Joy of Tech illustrate what might b...
12:51 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Top Comments: Applebees Firing, Hate-Speech Teacher and More
It was a hot week for comments at Mashable, and we’ve found the best for you here in our weekly wrapup. A recent study by a graduate student at the University of Colorado Denver Business School ...
12:39 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Which One of These Concepts Is the Apple Smart Watch?
iPhone Wrist by Yrving Torrealba Graphic courtesy Yrving TorrealbaClick here to view this gallery.After new details emerged about an Apple smart watch on Sun...
12:25 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable How Grammy Performers Are Helping Musicians In Need
While the musicians who are headlining the Grammy Awards often appear to lead glamorous lives, that hasnt always been the case for many of them, nor is it the case for the musician community as a whol...
12:03 am GMT - Mon, February 11, 2013
Mashable Thrift Shop Parody With Dogs Is Ruffing Awesome
What happens when you combine a Batman onesie, DeLorean and some kibbles? Hipster dogs abound in "Pet Shop," a parody of hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' hit single, "Thrift Shop." The spoof fro...
11:57 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable The Worst Type of YouTube User
We've all encountered the type -- those YouTube users who don't even bother watching a video before agreeing (or disagreeing) with all of the comments. Don't feed the trolls!SEE ALSO: More Sunday Comi...
11:46 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With The Weeks Top Apps
This week brought with it some fantastic apps.Both GetGlue and Stitcher Radio released significant updates this week, and EA brought The Simpsons to Android in the form of a SimCity-style game.MoviePa...
10:55 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Could an Apple Smart Watch Be In the Works?
Rumors of Apple developing a so-called smart watch -- think of a small, wearable smartphone wrapped around your wrist -- have been thrown around the Internet for some time now. But a New York Times st...
10:55 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Apple Said to be Experimenting with a Smart Watch
Rumors of Apple developing a so-called smart watch -- think of a small, wearable smartphone wrapped around your wrist -- have been thrown around the Internet for some time now. But a New York Times st...
10:22 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Why Do Internet Trolls Exist?
As you've probably discovered, there are people lurking all over the web who find great joy in humiliating and attacking others. This insightful infographic describes the inner workings of Internet tr...
10:07 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable The Truth About Your Facebook Friends
It might be time to reexamine some of those 4,896 Facebook friends. Or are they "friends?"SEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsComic written and illustrated by Jerry King.More About: comics, Facebook, Jerry Ki...
09:18 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Behind the Scenes at the Grammy Awards Broadcast
Justin Timberlake's Drums This is a drum kit that will used during Justin Timberlake's performance Sunday night. The drum kit already has microphones on it, ...
08:29 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Sexts Hillary on SNL
In his second stint as guest host of Saturday Night Live, Justin Bieber showed even more acting prowess. Check him out in this weird Valentine's Day message, which seems perfectly romantic and sweet, ...
08:14 pm GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Spot a Craigslist Scam
We love the service Craigslist offers, but we're well aware of the potential for fraud, scams and other nefarious activities. We have taken a look at some ways to try and spot a dodgy deal on Craigsli...
09:13 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Kids Use Coding Skills to Hack Online Games
Kids as young as 11 are using coding skills to hack accounts on social media and gaming sites, according to one report. Antivirus firm AVG says children are writing malware to steal data and virtual c...
08:30 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable 5 Social Apps To Encourage Employee Health and Wellness
Health care is a huge subject right now -- and for good reason.More About: Feature, health, mashable, open forum, Small Business, Social Media, wellness...
08:00 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable A GIF Guide to the 2013 Grammy Awards
It might not be a Beyonce-led halftime show, but the 2013 Grammy Awards on Sunday will at least be moderately entertaining.Even with CBS-sanctioned conservative fashion choices, "music's biggest night...
07:15 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Watch What Happens When You Drop a White-Hot Nickel Ball on Ice
When we first noticed that a YouTube video of a super-hot nickel ball dropped onto a block of ice was trending big-time, we wondered what was so interesting about it.Once we began watching this short ...
06:50 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable How to Effectively Use Twitter as a Job Search Resource
In the age of social media, we have countless outlets for job searching. Platforms such as LinkedIn are the first to come to mind, but can candidates use Twitter to find jobs as well? This past Thursd...
05:44 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Time-Travel Through Back to the Future in 60 Seconds
Why waste an entire 116 minutes watching the original Back to the Future when you can experience the movie in a mere 60 seconds? Strap yourselves in, because it's time to put the pedal to the metal fo...
04:52 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Apple iOS 6.1 Reportedly Plagued With Battery, 3G and Syncing Issues
Apple's iOS 6.1, the latest publicly available version of the popular mobile operating system, has reportedly been causing widespread issues among iPhone users.Released almost two weeks ago, iOS 6.1 h...
04:17 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Now You Can Watch 6 Vine Videos of Nemo at Once
Now there is a way to see six Vine videos at the same time, and they're all about a single topic: Nemo, the blizzard that slammed into the Northeast.It was allegedly written in an hour by GroupMe Foun...
04:17 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Now You Can Watch 6 Vine Videos of the Blizzard at Once
Now there is a way to see six Vine videos at the same time, and they're all about a single topic: Nemo, the blizzard that slammed into the Northeast.It was allegedly written in an hour by GroupMe Foun...
02:45 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable 7 Apps You Dont Want to Miss
BBC Sport The BBC launched its first app this week for international sports audiences. Currently for iOS only, BBC Sport gives users live scores, stats, sche...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Check Out Twitter Co-Founders Beautiful New Office Space
Some of the creators of Twitter have landed on a pretty new perch in San Francisco. Biz Stone and Evan Williams, both co-founders of Twitter, have secured office space at 760 Market Street as the head...
12:52 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable In Space First, Curiosity Rover Drills Into Mars Rock and Collects Sample
NASA's Curiosity rover has drilled into a Martian rock and collected samples, marking the first time any robot has ever performed this complicated maneuver on the surface of another planet.The 1-ton C...
12:20 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Bionic Eyes Are Coming to the U.S.
A bionic eye system, currently awaiting FDA approval, may soon be available in the U.S. for visually impaired patients. More About: Bionic Eye, health, Newsy, videos...
12:00 am GMT - Sun, February 10, 2013
Mashable Tech Etiquette to Remember for Valentines Day
Here's the good news: Picking up a cellphone on a Valentine's Day date doesn't mean you'll be forever cursed into the single life. Here's the bad news: Picking up a cellphone on a Valentine's Day date...
11:08 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable A Needle Made of Sugar Could Deliver Your Next Vaccination
Researchers have developed a series of pin cushion-like needles, made entirely out of sugar, that can hold and painlessly distribute vaccinations. More About: Newsy, vaccines, videos...
10:58 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Watch 9-Year-Olds Comical Weather Report
Even if you've been overwhelmed with weather reports in the past 24 hours, here's one you don't want to miss. Not because it contains vital information ahead of a storm, but because it's simply adorab...
10:23 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable 5 Games You Should Play This Weekend
1. Dead Space 3 Action fans will be happy with the third entry into the Dead Space series, out this week. The game is a solid, long adventure into the horror...
10:11 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable 9 Beautiful Pics of New York City Covered in Snow
Bethesda Fountain in black and white Photo by 24gothamClick here to view this gallery.New Yorkers awoke to a thick blanket of snow outside Saturday morning, ...
09:12 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Watch Thundersnow Moment During Winter Storm Nemo
A N.Y. resident captured a rare lightning-blizzard moment during Friday's snow storm Nemo. More About: nemo, US, videos...
09:07 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable 50 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
It has been another action-packed week. The Super Bowl happened Sunday, Facebook had a brief Internet takeover and ] the blizzard Nemo passed over to the Northeast.We at Mashable have been busy coveri...
08:43 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Googles Private Planes Could Get $82M Complex at San Jose Airport
Google's execs could be getting a serious travel upgrade with the proposed addition of an $82 million facility that would service and house their private jets at the Mineta San Jose International Airp...
07:46 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable 4 Steps to Monetize Your Blog Through Affiliate Marketing
While there are currently tens of millions of blogs worldwide, close to 60 million powered by WordPress alone, many bloggers are not yet monetizing their sites. If youre one of these bloggers, a good...
07:12 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Patent Application Reveals Pillow That Could Help You Wake Up
Sony wants to make a pillow that instead of just helping you fall asleep helps you wake up. In a patent filing, the company outlines a pillow that would have electrodes and sensors on it and would mak...
06:39 pm GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
1. Hackable Mini Drone A Swedish startup is at the forefront of the drone miniaturization trend, its mini drone, called Crazyflie Nano, is already available ...
08:38 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Snowed In? Listen to Our Winter Storm Nemo Playlist
As winter storm Nemo descends on the eastern seaboard of the United States, many of us have gathered supplies and braced for the reality that we may be spending much of this weekend confined to our ho...
07:23 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Instruments Use Human Movement to Make Music
Ever hear someone say, "I dont have a musical bone in my body"? Well as it turns out, everyone may have that musical bone.Designer Pietr-Jan Pietr believes that anyone can make music simply by moving ...
07:12 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Astronaut and Musician Perform First Duet From Space and Earth
More About: astronaut, Chris Hadfield, Music, space...
06:28 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable 11 High-Tech Adult Toys to Help Valentines Day Go With a Bang [NSFW]
1. OhMiBod The OhMiBod is the original music-driven sex toy in the company's line of high-tech personal pleasure products. You plug in your iPod and it vib...
06:09 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Nemo-Inspired Bread & Milk Video Storms Facebook
As Nemo descends, denizens across the northeast are flooding grocery stores and bodegas in search of essential supplies. After all, who wants to be stuck for a few days in a blizzard without bread and...
05:50 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Watch This Man Eat an Entire Pizza in One Minute
You know you want to. A sportsman if ever there was one. More About: viral videos, Watercooler...
05:11 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable How to Get Rid of Your Old Tablet
When youre ready to upgrade from your old tablet, you have a lot to think about. Should you sell or donate it? How do you make sure all of your personal information is safely wiped? We answer all of t...
04:47 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Google Chairman to Sell $2.5 Billion in Stock
Eric Schmidt is cashing in on his massive pile of Google shares — to the tune of more than $2.5 billion. The chairman and former CEO has filed the necessary paperwork with the SEC that will let ...
04:44 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable 17 Amazing Harlem Shake Videos You Cant Possibly Live Without
The definitive roundup of those awesomely strange, strangely awesome "Harlem Shake" videos that set the Internet on fire this week. More About: memes, viral videos, Watercooler...
04:28 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Severe Winter Storm Tests Cellphone Alert System
The winter storm that's hit the Northeastern U.S., dubbed "Nemo" by the Weather Channel, is testing first responders and emergency preparedness, but it's also testing the a newly implemented system to...
04:12 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Drones and Robots Could Soon Teach Your Kids Algebra
The school classroom experience is not just about pen and paper anymore -- computers and tablets have changed all that. And wait until we let the robots take over. It might happen sooner rather than l...
03:41 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Vining Nemo: Your Best Winter Storm Videos
What do you get when you combine a massive winter storm with the potential to drop between one and three feet of snow with the latest and greatest video-sharing app? A torrent of excellent snowfall fo...
03:27 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable What Girls Really Do on Instagram
Tweens' social media use and texting may look like positive social skills, but excessive use of these activities actually hinders emotional intelligence.More About: girls, instagram, Teenagers...
03:03 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Scientists Discover Molecule That Prevents Cancer
Here's a tiny development in cancer prevention with big potential. Researchers have identified a molecule that causes the immune system to prevent the formation and spread of tumors.This molecule, cal...
02:44 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Irans New Stealth Jet Might Be Just a Plastic Fake
Iran showed images of its new "super-advanced" stealth jet last week, boasting its capabilities and trumpeting what would be a great step forward for its limited military force. If only it could actua...
02:34 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Speed Painters Skills Will Blow Your Mind
The first 90 seconds of this video will probably bore you. Then your mind will be blown. Seriously -- you'll be straight up gobsmacked.Anderson Cooper discovered this talented treat when he held his o...
02:15 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable DNA Backlog Stymies Development of CSI-Like Inventions
The need to clear a bottleneck of unanalyzed DNA is undermining the Justice Department's ability to drive innovations that could more quickly solve both the backlog problem and new cases, some law enf...
02:00 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Twitter Now Speaks LOLcat
O hai. I'm in ur Twitterz, changing up ur language.Twitter quietly added a new (and still experimental) language option Friday, one for the Cheezburger cognoscenti. Under Settings > Language, just bet...
01:51 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Nature GIFs Show Animal Kingdom at Animated Finest
The beauty of nature comes to life in GIF form on Tumblr blog Head Like an Orange. A 28-year-old Dutchman and GIF-crafting master named Marinus started the oddly-named Tumblr that features stunning wi...
01:49 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable YouTube Removes 3D-Printed Automatic Rifle Magazine Footage
A popular video showing off a 3D-printed automatic rifle magazine was removed Friday "as a violation of YouTube's policy against spam, scams, and commercially deceptive content." The video featured th...
01:42 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Google Chromebook Pixel Is the Best Fake Computer Ever
A video that reveals Google's most advanced Chromebook computer "leaked" earlier this week, showing a powerful laptop with a Retina-like screen called the Chromebook Pixel. There's also a good chance ...
01:35 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable 16 Things You Should Never Buy on Craigslist
1. Opened Baby Formula Opened three weeks ago ... enough said.Click here to view this gallery.Craigslist is probably the most eclectic listing of stuff ever ...
01:22 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable The Impending Social Consequences of Augmented Reality
It doesn't do any good to debate when Googles Project Glass will become ubiquitous, or how many billions of dollars the Augmented Reality industry will make by 2015. Youre missing the point. Augmente...
12:59 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable The Vine Effect: How Twitters App Is Impacting Social Video Startups
If you ask Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo why the company decided to buy Vine, an app for creating and sharing six-second videos, the answer is simple: It's the next big thing. "When Facebook bought Insta...
12:59 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable The Vine Effect: How Twitters App Is Affecting Social Video Startups
If you ask Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo why the company decided to buy Vine, an app for creating and sharing six-second videos, the answer is simple: It's the next big thing. "When Facebook bought Insta...
12:45 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Images From Space Lead to Discovery of 9,000 Penguins
Scientists noticed odd stains in satellite images of Antarctica's Princess Ragnhild Coast. Now, the first humans visit the 9,000-odd emperor penguin kingdomMore About: Antarctica, NASA, penguin, satel...
12:25 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable Probably the Cutest Photo in College Sports History
Four adorable bulldogs. What could possibly go wrong? The lesson for college sports teams: Live mascots are always better. More About: college sports, Sports...
12:07 am GMT - Sat, February 9, 2013
Mashable MashTags: Tweet Us Your Funniest #WebRealityShows
On any given weekend across the country, tiny humans take the stage caked in makeup, spray tans and giant hair to be judged on beauty and character.From the makers of Toddlers & Tiaras, comes the...
11:59 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Now Is Your Best Chance to See Elusive Planet Mercury
Despite being among the brightest objects in the sky, Mercury is a planet very rarely seen by even experienced stargazers. The next couple of weeks offer the best opportunity in 2013 for observers in ...
11:58 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Hockey Reporter Takes Puck to the Face Like a Boss
Turns out NHL players aren't the only ones who are tough as nails -- hockey reporters ain't no pansies neither.More About: Sports, Watercooler...
11:45 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 7 Ways Vine Can Make Animation Easier
Vine has become a popular animation platform, this despite its limitations. Here are 7 ways to make it much, much better,...
11:37 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable FarmVille Could Be Coming to a Television Near You
From the man who brought you Rush Hour 3, it's FarmVille ... the TV show?Zynga's social game monolith is being turned into a television show, according to the Wall Street Journal. Brett Ratner, the di...
11:32 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 10 Someecard Valentines to Tickle Your Funny Bone
Tackle the high pressure this Valentine's Day by arming yourself with humor. (Chocolate doesn't hurt either.) Someecards helps keep things light with rib-tickling ecards perfect for lovers, singletons...
11:21 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Watch the Pirate Bay Documentary Online Now
The Pirate Bay documentary TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard is now available online.The film made its premiere at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival and simultaneously debuted onlin...
11:11 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Reading on Tablets Easier for Older Eyes
People young and old prefer reading paper books to tablets and e-readers, but older individuals could find themselves reading faster and with less effort on a tablet. The news came from a small study ...
11:09 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Keeping One Step Ahead of Kids in a Mobile World
Think you're a tech-savvy parent? Sure, but compared to your kids? Might take some work to catch up. More About: apps, contributor, Digital dilemma, family and parenting, features...
10:58 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Hows Living in Space? Ask Astronauts in Google Hangout
On Feb. 22, NASA will host the first Google+ Hangout live from on board the International Space Station orbiting 240 miles above Earth.More About: astronauts, Chris Hadfield, google hangout, Inte...
10:47 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 7 Web Ways to Show Someone You Care
1. Make a Slideshow With Lovestagram Kaitlyn Trigger, girlfriend of Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, launched Lovestagram in 2012 as a sort of interactive ...
10:35 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Brewery Generates Energy From Its Beer
As of December 2012, there are more than 2,700 breweries operating in the United States -- more than at any other time since Prohibition. In 2011 alone, 174 new microbreweries opened their doors in th...
10:19 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Vine Gives Twitter a Front-Row Seat at Fashion Week
Reporters and other attendees of New York Fashion Week are continuing to explore new methods for live reporting. After embracing Instagram a year ago, and Viddy and other forms of mobile video in Sept...
10:05 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable See the Enormous Northeast Winter Storm From Space
Wondering what the massive winter storm barreling down on the American Northeast looks like from space? You're in luck. NASA released this satellite image Friday morning of the storm The Weather Chann...
10:03 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Are Drones Watching Your Town?
Have you ever wondered if drones can fly over your head? That's still a very tough question to answer thoroughly -- but now we have a better idea of who has applied for permission to use flying bots i...
10:01 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable DrawQuest App Takes the Fear Out of Creating Art
There's a good chance you haven't drawn anything since that required art class in high school, but this social app aims to change that.More About: 4chan, apps...
09:52 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Tiny Dads Meme is Small on Size, Big on Awesome
Images courtesy of Imgur, afdlips.Click here to view this gallery.Proving that love and humor can come in the smallest of forms, Redditor afdlips's "newest...
09:30 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable There Are Now Six IBM Watsons, Heres What Theyre Doing
IBM's cognitive supercomputer, called Watson, famously won Jeopardy two years ago. That was just the beginning. IBM has built six Watsons in the last year, deploying them to do what the system was des...
09:12 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Show Us Your Coolest Craigslist Swag
The most exciting thing I've gotten off of Craigslist is a roommate, and to be honest, she wasn't all that groovy. But amidst the creepy missed connections and sexist offers for massage therapy, you c...
09:03 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Microsoft SkyDrive Now Stores Over 1 Billion Documents
Microsoft announced Friday that SkyDrive has hit a major milestone: there are now more than 1 billion Office documents stored on the cloud service.SkyDrive has been around since 2007, but it really ga...
08:49 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Jewelry Graces the Runway
Sheer blouses and body-hugging sheath dresses weren't the only things designer Kimberly Ovitz sent down the runway at her Fall/Winter 2013 collection show on Thursday. Clasped on the hands, ears and a...
08:36 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Bing May Have Revealed Secret U.S. Drone Base
Whoever says Google search is better than Bing has never tried tracking down a secret American drone base in the desert sands of Saudi Arabia.Microsoft's Bing Maps shows what may very well be the Unit...
08:04 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Computers Cause Stress for Couples
Computers are causing a great deal of stress in love lives. Two out of five U.S. adults who have a computer and also are in a relationship say computer-related issues have caused them some deal of str...
07:33 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable George W. Bush Family Emails and Photos Exposed in Hack
A hacker has released emails and photos ostensibly belonging to President George W. Bush and other members of the Bush family, including President George H.W. Bush.The emails, shared by the hacker wit...
07:21 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable AOL Revenue Grows in Q4 for First Time in 8 Years
For the first time in nearly a decade, AOL's business is actually growing again.AOL reported revenue of $599.5 million in December, a slight 4% increase from the $576.8 million it generated during the...
07:00 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Menswear Dogs 10 Fetching Fashion Tips
"Menswear Dog" made the Internet sit up straight and adjusted their skinny ties last week when he debuted on Tumblr. The handsome Shiba Inu with a flair for fashion models looks that any dapper gentle...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Greenlight Capital Sues Apple And Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:15 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Unpretentiousil Is the Cure For Hipster
"Unpretentiousil" may just be the most relevant medical drug ad of our time. Check out the video here. More About: Watercooler...
05:25 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Mocks iPads Price in New Ad
Amazon has launched a new video ad for the Kindle HD 8.9, and it's not beating around the bush this time. The ad is a direct comparison with Apple's iPad, claiming the two devices' screens are virtual...
04:18 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable This Building Becomes Transparent at Night
In the small town of Brixen in Northern Italy, there is a climbing gym that is like no other. The exterior looks like a piece of crumpled tin foil, and what's more, when night falls the crumpled build...
02:16 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Decolabs Lets You Create and Share Interior Designs With Virtual Furniture
Decolabs lets you arrange virtual pieces of furniture in a photo of your room so that you can see how the items will look in your home.More About: startup, The Launchpad...
12:48 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Top Gears Jeremy Clarkson Tests the Smallest Car in the World
Small cars are nice in a crowded city, where parking spaces are tight, but how small is too small? In the latest episode of Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson tests the smallest car in the world -- the P45. Bu...
12:18 pm GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable This Hackable Mini Drone Can Now Be Yours
Drones are here to stay, which is now a thought that hardly anybody doubts. The technology is getting cheaper, its applications are endless, and soon new regulations will finally open the door for the...
09:50 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Facebook is Too Damn Powerful
Look on the bright side, Facebook: you saw a massive spike in traffic Thursday evening. Unfortunately, it was all going to an error page. Another bright side: the web-wide Facebook redirect crisis -- ...
09:34 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Breaking Cute: Cat Looks Scarily Like Walter White
A cat dressed as a meth cook. You just can't make this stuff up, folks. George the Kat is apparently a huge Breaking Bad fan, and thought he would don his best Heisenberg outfit for the camera. It's l...
08:52 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable First White House Petition Crosses Raised Response Threshold
The first petition posted to the White House's We the People website has crossed the threshold to receive an official administration response since the threshold for such a response was raised in Janu...
08:17 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable The Never-Ending Smartphone Checking Cycle
We've all been there -- you take out your smartphone to make a call and 10 minutes later, after checking your email, Twitter and Instagram, you forget why you took it out in the first place.This comic...
07:38 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Logitech CEO: Expect Stream of Innovation
Logitech's new CEO is ready to drive the company more deeply into mobile, while still serving PC customers, to win.More About: logitech...
07:01 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Juggling Marathoner Crowdfunds Thousands for Senegalese Kids
What do a Massachusetts ice cream parlor, Senegalese street kids, juggling, the Paris Marathon and the crowdfunding site GoFundMe have in common? More About: crowdfunding, Social Good, Sports...
06:41 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Twitter Search Results Now Surface Old Tweets
Twitter has started rolling out an update that allows you to see older tweets in search results. Search results on Twitter were previously limited to tweets that had been made over the past week. The ...
06:11 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Discovers Things That Fit Perfectly Into Other Things
It's that forbidden, imperfect connection -- when things that don't make sense piece together perfectly. Literally, it's everyday things fitting seamlessly into other everyday things. In some sort of ...
06:09 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable How Facebook Briefly Killed the Internet
For a few minutes this evening, Facebook was redirecting users visiting dozens of websites -- including Mashable -- to cryptic error pages.The reaction online was pretty much what you'd expect, with -...
05:49 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 8 Romantic Gifts for Space Lovers
1. TARDIS Ring Box Ready to pop the question to your beloved Whovian? Artist Paul Pape created this light-up TARDIS engagement ring box. This design is $400,...
05:34 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Soundfreaq Speakers Pair Up via Bluetooth for Rich Stereo Sound
Pair of Soundfreaqs I was wondering why the company sent two of these.Photo by Mashable/Charlie WhiteClick here to view this gallery.The Soundfreaq Sound Pla...
05:25 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlake Becomes Bud Light Platinums Creative Director
Less than 24 hours after releasing interactive art on image-tagging startup Stipple's website for his forthcoming album, The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake has been appointed as Bud Light Platinu...
05:10 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Redbox Instant Comes to Xbox 360: Should Netflix Worry?
Redbox Instant -- the streaming service from Redbox and Verizon -- is now available on the Xbox 360.If you're a Redbox Instant user, look for an email with a link to a claim code. Redeem the code on y...
04:57 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 3 Actresses Whove Also Had STEM Careers
These women may be best known as TV stars and sirens of the silver screen, but behind the scenes, they're accomplished women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). For Girls in Science, ...
04:50 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Bruised Ego? Go Look at Yourself on Facebook
Ever been stung by some criticism, then visited Facebook and suddenly felt better about yourself? Turns out we're soothing our bruised egos with the social network all the time, according to a study f...
04:27 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable This NES Lunchbox Will Make You the Coolest Kid at School
Nintendo Lunchbox This looks easy to carry around with that sweet controller handle.Click here to view this gallery.Forget SpongeBob or Darth Vader. The coo...
04:17 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Will This E-Commerce Startup Oust Lululemon From the Market?
Same quality but cheaper price sounds like a pretty good deal. The problem is, most of the time, it is not feasible. Despite this, Ellie, an online-only women's athletic clothing brand, wants to prove...
04:05 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry 10 Phones Will Not Come to Japan
BlackBerry 10 might be finding early success in Canada but it won't extend to Japan.First reported by Japanese newspaper the Nikkei business daily and confirmed by AllThingsD, Blackberry's global roll...
03:56 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Jeopardy Round Uses Only Call Me Maybe Lyrics as Categories
We never thought we'd hear Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek utter the lyrics to pop star Carly Rae Jepsen's viral hit "Call Me Maybe," but that's what the 72-year-old did -- with much emotion -- Wednesday n...
03:44 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Time For This? Sweet Brown Stars in Local Commercial
Sweet Brown -- she of the legendary "Ain't nobody got time for that!" YouTube fame -- has hit the big-time of small-time local TV advertising. This ad for Shortline Dental in Tulsa, Okla., plays off B...
03:33 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 2013 SONY World Photography Awards
On Feb. 5, Sony announced the World Photography Awards shortlist of finalists in both professional and open categories. From over 120,000 submissions, this list of 44 images has been curated from subm...
03:33 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 43 Breathtaking Photos Youll Never Forget
On Feb. 5, Sony announced the World Photography Awards shortlist of finalists in both professional and open categories. From over 120,000 submissions, this list of 43 images has been curated from subm...
03:27 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable NBA Players Spar on Twitter Over Shot to Nuts
This is why Twitter rules for sports fans.More About: NBA, Sports...
03:27 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable NBA Players Spar on Twitter Over Below-the-Belt Shot
This is why Twitter rules for sports fans.More About: NBA, Sports...
03:18 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Photographer Captures People Disappearing Into Thin Air
Image courtesy of Bence Bakonyi.Click here to view this gallery.Sometimes all we want is to disappear into our surroundings. This Hungarian photographer is...
03:12 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 50+ Events in Social Media, Big Data, PR and More
Check out the latest events to find opportunities for learning, networking and leading your industry.More About: Events, Events Board, Feature, mashable, mashable events...
02:58 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Stock Jumps 10% After Q4 Revenue Tops $300 Million
LinkedIn proved once again why it is Wall Street's favorite social media stock. The company reported revenue of $304 million for the December quarter, a whopping 81% increase from the same quarter the...
02:50 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Seth MacFarlane Discusses His Erection in New Oscar Promo
Amid the hubbub over CBS's hilariously ridiculed nudity ban for the Grammys, the Oscars is getting a little dirty with a new promo in which host Seth MacFarlane enters the Matrix and asks a thoughtful...
02:43 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Pro Tips For Making Your Own Stunning Vine
Check out our pro tips for making your Vines look as high-quality as possible. More About: diy, mobile apps, Newsy, videos, Vine...
02:39 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Hill Staffer Fired for Tweeting Me Likey Broke Girls
Rep. Raul Labrador's spokesman couldn't delete the errant tweet fast enough to save his job. Whoops.More About: Capitol, Idaho, politicians, Twitter...
02:24 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Pepsis Coke Parody Helped It Get More Super Bowl Views Than Coke
A nasty little parody video that Pepsi lobbed at Coke just before the Super Bowl helped it log more Super Bowl video views than its rival.Pepsi tallied up the numbers and found it got more than 500,00...
02:22 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Twitter Being Used to Cast a Movie
It's no secret that Twitter's data has been shown to predict box office performance weeks before a movie opening. However, the company's latest venture takes it much further back in the production cyc...
02:19 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable How a Soccer Fan Epically Punked the Michelin Guides
It's a case of clever sports memery meets how not to manage your brand's online reputation. More About: soccer, Sports...
02:11 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable This Is What a Doodle Jump Arcade Cabinet Looks Like
Doodle Jump The Doodle Jump arcade cabinet has been quietly showing up at some arcades over the last couple of months. Here's one in person.Click here to vie...
01:52 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Buttocks and Female Breasts Ban for Grammys Inspires Twitter Mockery
A wardrobe advisory CBS emailed to Sunday's attendees of the 55th Grammy Awards has tickled some Twitter users who are mocking the memo, which wants artists to not expose their "buttocks and female br...
01:40 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Instagram Flipbook Shows Theres No Filtering New York City
No one doubted New York City strap-hangers were a rare breed, but Rebecca Davis is proving it. In a project she calls "New York Underground," Davis Instagrammed the most interesting, most mundane, mos...
01:39 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Watch Two Cellphones Attack Each Other
What good are feature phones anymore? With their lack of bells and whistles and their relative bulk, they're essentially plodding thugs in a world dominated by svelte panes of glass like the iPhone 5 ...
01:18 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable This Website Tells You if Your Flight Is Canceled
A massive winter storm is barreling down on the American Northeast, threatening to drop up to two feet of snow in parts of the country. The threat of nasty winter weather has already caused airlines t...
01:15 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable OUYA Will Get Yearly Hardware Updates
The OUYA game console will get a yearly hardware update and re-release, according comments the company's founder and CEO made to The Verge this week. "Our plan is to have a yearly refresh of OUYA wher...
01:08 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable CIA and Samsung Have Similar Taste in Cutting-Edge Tech
Making good on its promise to invest in innovative startups that will help it one day sell more than just hardware, Samsung this week disclosed an investment in Cloudant, which provides cloud-based mo...
01:03 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable NFL Cheerleader Makes Video Rebuking Her Facebook Bullies
Kaitlyn Collins is a former NFL cheerleader for the Green Bay Packers, but apparently that's not good enough for some people -- namely, trolling fans of the rival Chicago Bears. On Monday, the "Chicag...
01:00 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 1st Grader Hits Free Throw to Give Entire School a Day Off
The free throw has never been this cool -- or cute. More About: Sports, Watercooler...
12:49 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Moxie Maven Alexia Vernon Answers Reader Questions via Live Chat
Streaming live on Mashable, Moxie Maven founder Alexia Vernon will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, Feb. 7. More About: Business, Live Chat, Startups, yec...
12:32 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Googles Ads May Show Racial Bias, Study Says
Googling a new acquaintance is second nature, whether it's a date or potential employee. A huge disadvantage, however, is having your name automatically associated with arrest, even if you've never ha...
12:27 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Ubisoft Confirms New Assassins Creed Game
Ubisoft could release its next Assassin's Creed title as early as the end of the year, according to comments by the company's CEO during the quarterly earnings call.The series, which follows different...
12:22 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Chocolate Lampshade Melts to Become Fondue
Alexander Lervik has designed a lamp inside a block of chocolate with an incandescent bulb that warms up and slowly melts away the chocolate lampshade.More About: chocolate, design concept, food...
12:19 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Fail! NBA Player Airballs 3 Shots in 40 Seconds
Nothing like some good schadenfreude on Thursday morning, ain't that right sports fans? Well then how about this video in which an NBA player airballs three shots in 40 seconds during a Wednesday nigh...
12:16 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable Batman Hunts Terrorist in Zero Dark Knight Thirty Parody
"Zero Dark Knight Thirty" mashes up two intense interrogation scenes -- one from Batman flick The Dark Knight Rises and another from Best Picture Oscar nominee Zero Dark Thirty.The new parody from The...
12:04 am GMT - Fri, February 8, 2013
Mashable 14 Fabulous Gift Ideas for Your Techie Valentine
1. iDapt Universal Charger Nothing says "we're a couple" like charging your devices together. But what if you're an iOS and your sweetie is an Android? Or p...
11:43 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Researchers Reconstruct 3D-Printed Face of Richard III
Two days after we found out that the long lost bones of Richard III were found in a parking lot, 528 years after his death, we can now 'meet' him. Or, more precisely, we can take a look at a 3D-printe...
11:26 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable DropTag App Keeps Track of Damaged Packages
There's much anticipation that comes with receiving a package. But sometimes excitement turns to disappointment when you finally get your parcel, only to discover it's been damaged. Product developmen...
11:14 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable 8 Things You Didnt Know You Could Do on Craigslist
1. Watch 'Craigslist TV' Craigslist TV is the site's own video channel, highlighting real people who post on Craigslist. Recent episodes include a woman look...
11:00 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Mailbox Email App Finally Released on iPhone (Sort Of)
Mailbox, the much-hyped email app that has been in limited beta since late last year, finally hit Apple's App Store on Thursday, but don't expect to be able to use it on your iPhone just yet. Rather t...
10:54 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Matt Damon Gives Hilariously Vulgar Cameo on House of Lies
Matt Damon will star on this week's episode of 'House of Lies' as foul-mouthed, "swag-loving" version of himself. More About: matt damon, Showtime...
10:39 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable William Shatner Chats With Astronaut in Space
Captain James Kirk of the Starship Enterprise called up an astronaut in space today for a conversation that began on Twitter and warped into space.More About: astronaut, Chris Hadfield, space, Star Tr...
10:20 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Here Come the Brand Contests on Vine
It didn't take long for brands to start running contests and giveaways on Pinterest, and now they're taking to yet another red-hot social network: Vine, the video app owned by Twitter. From now until ...
10:00 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Acoustic Guitar Project Aims to Fill the World With Song
The Acoustic Guitar Project started in New York, and it has since spread to Finland and Columbia. Its founder hopes to send guitars all around the world.More About: Entertainment, features, Music, Wor...
09:46 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Irans Next President Might Be a Redditor
If all goes according to law, Iran will get a new president later this year -- and he might be a Redditor.Hooshang Amirahmadi, a candidate for president of Iran, held a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" Thursd...
09:39 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Kai the Hitchhiker Remix Is Autotune Smash
Kai the Hitchhiker hatcheted his way into the heart of the Internet this week. The eccentric home-free nomad found web fame when Fresno's KMPH FOX 26 interviewed Kai after he stepped in -- hatchet in ...
09:14 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable The Rise of Moscows Prosperous Startup Cluster
Like Yellowstone Park, Macchu Pichu, the Vatican, Timbuktu and the Taj Mahal, Moscows Red Square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Best visited in winter with snow on the ground and a furry hat on the h...
09:13 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Husband of Facebook Co-Founder Running for Congress
Sean Eldridge (above on the left), husband of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, wants to be your Congressman -- assuming you live in New York's Hudson Valley region.Eldridge, a Democrat, filed paperwo...
09:08 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable New York Times Digital Subscription Growth Slows Ad Revenue Decline
The New York Times continued to grow its digital subscriber base in the fourth quarter, helping to slow the rate of decline for ad revenue, though it still has a long way to go.The Times reported havi...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Stop and Frisk Monitoring App Comes to iPhone
The New York Civil Liberties Union released the iPhone version of its Stop and Frisk Watch app on Thursday, putting the police encounter documentation tool in the hands of thousands of additional New ...
08:50 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable First Ubuntu Phones Coming Sooner Than You Think
Ubuntu, the Linux-based operating system running on plenty of corporate servers, will arrive on smartphones in October 2013, according to the man leading the project. Developers will get access to the...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Damn You Autocorrect Exposes 10 Funniest Love Fails
1. Time Apart Image courtesy of Damn You, AutocorrectClick here to view this gallery.Valentine's Day is always just one text away from heart-crushing devasta...
08:15 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable The Science of Surround Sound
Going to the movies is one of the world's favorite pastimes. Thanks to the availability of better and more affordable technology, it's now easier to recreate that theater experience in your own home. ...
08:11 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable GetGlue Unveils New iPhone App and Advertising Product
GetGlue's iPhone users woke up Thursday to an redesigned app. As with the website redesign of the social entertainment platform in 2012, the changes transform the app from just a check-in service into...
08:10 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Westboro Baptist Heiress Pens Online Goodbye to Church
Megan Phelps-Roper and her sister Grace have walked away from the only life they've ever known. The siblings have renounced and left the Westboro Baptist Church. More About: protest, religion, we the ...
07:43 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Airbnb Has Helped 4 Million People Book Rooms
Airbnb had an incredible growth year in 2012.The company put out some year-end numbers on Thursday, including the fact that 4 million people have now used Airbnb to book rooms, 3 million of whom did s...
07:15 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Google-Yahoo Advertising Deal And Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:02 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Report: iPhone Grabs 36 Percent of the U.S. Smartphone Market Share in December
Apple's iPhone has jumped +2% to 36.3% of the U.S. smartphone market share in December 2012, comScore's latest data suggests. In that same period, Google's Android rose +0.9% to 53.4%, retai...
03:23 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Star Wars Makeup Artist Stuart Freeborn Dies at 98
Stuart Freeborn, a makeup artist best known for his work on George Lucas' "Star Wars" movies as well as Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey," has died in London at the age of 98. Born in 1914 in ...
01:01 pm GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable This Video Is What the Internet Was Made For
Want to see something cool? How about a full 12 minutes of beautiful imagery to start your day? We've found just the right video for you.Titled "This is what the Internet was made for 2012 Edition HD,...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Exclusive First Topless Photos of Tumblrs Menswear Dog
Tumblr-famous Menswear Dog sauntered his way to the Mashable offices on Wednesday for what started as a typical fashion dish on skinny ties and cardigans. After swigging a few glasses of whisky, the i...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Exclusive First Topless Photos of Tumblr-Famous Menswear Dog
Tumblr-famous Menswear Dog sauntered his way to the Mashable offices on Wednesday for what started as a typical fashion dish on skinny ties and cardigans. After swigging a few glasses of whisky, the i...
09:54 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Feds Mull a DNA Program That Cracked 1999 Murder Case
The National Academy of Sciences unsuccessfully recommended the federal government establish an independent agency for advancing forensic science similar to one in the Netherlands that recently helped...
09:47 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Sorry Girls: Justin Bieber Made Out With a Mannequin
Small children, grown ups, pets, guys, aliens and basically everyone else, avert your eyes. What is about to transpire in this video is not pretty. It's downright awful. It's Justin Bieber macking on ...
09:19 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable 9 Tips to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi
Your bank calls you to verify your recent $750 bill at an out-of-state Taco Bell, but you haven’t left town in weeks. You quickly contest the charge and request a new credit card, but when you c...
08:50 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlake Releases Album Art on Image-Tagging Startup Stipple
Justin Timberlake unleashed interactive art for his forthcoming "The 20/20 Experience" album and track listing on image-tagging startup Stipple's website. Timberlake is an investor of Stipple.More Abo...
08:45 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Shrouded in Viral Mystery, Kai the Hitchhiker Gains a Cult Following
And on the eighth day, to quote a famous speech, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker." So God, to paraphrase said speech, made Kai. That's Kai the hitchhiker. Kai the...
07:59 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable 6-Year-Old Creates Oscar-Worthy Film
When Bianca Giaever asked a six-year-old what her movie should be she got an earful. And she turned that earful into a piece of simple wonderment. The movie, called the Scared is scared, tells the tal...
07:43 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable 3D Printer May Someday Build Human Organs
Scientists built a 3D printer that can handle human stem cells, making tiny structures that could one day be used to build organs.More About: 3D, 3D printers, medical science, Science...
07:04 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable No, George Lucas Isnt Selling His Entire $2 Billion Stake in Disney
It's not exactly the most thrilling document George Lucas has ever put his pen to. The Star Wars creator filed prospectus form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday -- one that bas...
06:26 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Dogbooks Check-In Feature Makes Fido King of the Fire Hydrant
Poolhouse announced an update for Dogbook for iOS Wednesday, making the dog-only social network a little more like Foursquare.Now your favorite furball can check in to his favorite spots, ultimately e...
05:55 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable No Facebook for Five Months Its in Your Contract
A girl from Boston is taking a break from Facebook -- and she's got a written contract to prove it. More About: contract, Facebook, Watercooler...
05:46 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Business Cards, Anyone?
Some 10 billion business cards are printed in the U.S. every year, and yet 88% of them are discarded one week after they're handed to a business contact, according to StatisticBrain. In response, deve...
05:43 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Fan Kisses Soccer God Messi After Rushing Field
Last month a fan stormed the field to hug Lionel Messi, the world's greatest soccer player. But that fan has nothing on this guy, it seems. More About: soccer, Sports, Watercooler...
05:23 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Did Beyonce Just Nail an Accidental Photobomb?
That's right, even Queen B can photobomb. But when Beyonce photobombs, it's not just some awkward selfie or boring landscape shot -- she only photobombs the best. Like here, with Baltimore Ravens defe...
05:10 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Fanhood Gives Sports Betting a Social Spin
Fanhood puts a social twist on virtual sports betting, but it's not the only startup looking to do so. Find out what the company says sets it apart. More About: Sports, Startups...
04:54 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable What Type of Social Networking Personality Are You?
If you're on popular social networking sites, you can probably group friends into categories based on their online behavior. But where do you fit in?More About: Facebook, Mobile, Social Media, Twitte...
04:28 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Man Seeks Roommate Through Brilliant YouTube Song
Looking for a roommate? So is Jonathan Mann. Give him a call with inquiries -- he'll probably sing you a song, too. More About: songs, videos, Watercooler, YouTube...
04:10 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable This Skyfall Trailer Proves Even Bond Can Go Wrong
It's been 50 glorious, action-packed years of gun-wielding James Bond sexiness on the big screen.Sometimes you get caught up in all the train-dodging, British-accented fun and don't realize just how y...
03:56 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Google Upgrades AdWords for Better Mobile Targeting
Google on Wednesday upgraded its AdWords program to let advertisers customize their placements on mobile by such factors as type of device, time of day and geographic proximity.The upgrade, called Enh...
03:49 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable The LED Desk Lamp of the Future Has Arrived
LED Lamp of the Future! Notice the bluish tint of the light -- here the lamp is on "Study Mode," its brightest setting, most resembling daylight.Photo by M...
03:39 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Watch This Breathtaking Video of Birds Dancing in the Sky
In a poetic moment, filmmaker Neels Castillon captured this stunning image of hundreds of birds ebbing and flowing in the wind. He calls it the "Bird Ballet." These birds, known as starlings, float th...
03:34 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Animals Walk the Runway Wearing Human Skins in PETA Video
In time for New York Fashion Week, PETA has released a short video that imagines if the runway roles of humans and animals were reversed -- that is, a fashion show in which animals, functioning as mod...
03:30 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Indonesians Are Obsessed With BlackBerry 10
When BlackBerry launched its new line of smartphones last week, the country most interested was Indonesia, a new Twitter-based study has found. That country alone accounted for 15% of the Twitter user...
03:24 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable JJ Abrams Wants to Make Half-Life and Portal Movies
J.J. Abrams is working on becoming the geek's favorite director; Abrams and Valve Software's CEO announced the two were collaborating on making Half Life and Portal into movies, among other projects.A...
02:51 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Data, A Love Story: How One Woman Found the Secret to Online Dating
Tenacity: if you don't have it, online dating isn't for you. Though match-making websites may seem like a quick alternative to meeting your one true love at a bar, perusing pages of potential dates ca...
02:49 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Microsoft, Symantec Disable Botnet Infecting Hundreds of Thousands of Computers
Microsoft and Symantec joined forces to shut down a botnet controlling hundreds of thousands of computers on Wednesday, according to a report.Between 300,000 and 600,000 computers were freed from botn...
02:40 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Next Xbox May Not Play Used Games
Microsoft could be moving forward with an Internet-based business model for its next Xbox game console, which has been code-named "Durango." More About: electronic arts, microsoft, video games, xbox...
02:35 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Surface Pro Could Get External Battery, Microsoft Reveals
Microsoft will officially launch the Surface Pro -- the larger, more powerful version of its Surface tablet -- on Feb. 9. The reviews are already in, though, and if there's one consistent knock agains...
02:27 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Navy to Introduce Odor-Sniffing Robots to Carry Bombs at Sea
The U.S. Navy may soon be introducing a series of robots that follow orders through programmed scents. More About: navigation, navy, Newsy, videos...
02:12 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable School Fulfills Mothers Dying Wish to See Son Graduate
Jennifer Linnabary's dying wish to see her son graduate was granted with a little help from the school. Ben Linnabary of Colerain High School received an early diploma on February 2 at the hospital's ...
02:01 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Star Wars Spinoff Movies: Which Character Should Come First?
Another day, another set of Star Wars spin-off movie rumors. Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed Tuesday that his new subsidiary Lucasfilm was working on character-based Star Wars spinoff movies -- not just...
01:39 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Want to Hold an Oscar Statuette? Join the Oscar Roadtrip
You don't have to work in the film industry to get your hands on an Oscar statuette. One of the golden Academy Awards trophies is on a 21-day roadtrip, and people across the U.S. get to decide -- via ...
01:32 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With Moxie Maven Alexia Vernon
Streaming live on Mashable, "Moxie Maven" Alexia Vernon will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, Feb. 7. As part of the Young Entrepreneur Councils #StartupLab initiative...
01:19 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Tay Zonday Sings Skyrim Theme
Have you been pining for the velvety baritone of YouTube sensation Tay Zonday? Have you also been traversing the wintry holds of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on a quest to defeat Alduin the world-eater...
01:09 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Z10 Launch Is Companys Best Day Ever in Canada
The launch of the Z10, the first phone to run the BlackBerry 10 operating system, produced BlackBerry's "best day ever" for a product launch in Canada, the company said in a statement.BlackBerry (form...
12:46 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Facebook Educates Developers With New Live Video Series
Facebook launched Developers Live Wednesday, a new way for developers to stay on top of everything Facebook.An extension of Facebooks existing developers site, Facebook says the new live portion of th...
12:36 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Sheryl Sandberg Passed on Chance to Be CEO of LinkedIn
A couple years before Sheryl Sandberg joined Facebook as the company's second-in-command, she passed up the opportunity to run another major social network: LinkedIn.In the summer of 2006, while Sandb...
12:31 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Flipboard Co-Founder: We Built Hundreds of Prototypes
On this episode of the Valley Girl Show, Flipboard Co-Founder Evan Doll says his team tried quite a few things before settling on the right product.More About: Flipboard, ipad app, magazines, social n...
12:19 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Heat Map Shows How Square Merchants Near the Super Bowl Made $800,000
By now, we've heard ad nauseum about measurements related to ads that ran during the Super Bowl, but what about some info on how local merchants fared?Square, the mobile payments company, has offered ...
12:16 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Newtown High Lands on SportsCenter After Game-Winning Shot
Newtown High won its Senior Night basketball game on a buzzer-beating three-pointer and the shot was featured as the top play on SportsCenter. A small mercy for a town tortured by the deadly mass murd...
12:08 am GMT - Thu, February 7, 2013
Mashable Twitter App Update Makes Finding Tweets Easier
Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps Wednesday, as well as mobile.twitter.com, making it easier to find information. Previously broken up by type, now all of the content from the Discover tab appe...
11:57 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Announcing MashBash at SXSWi 2013!
We're happy to announce the return of MashBash at SXSWi 2013! Amid the plethora of panels, presentations and parties, Mashable will be hosting one of the biggest and most memorable events in Austin. J...
11:48 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Zappos Facebook Activity Over 2 Months Drives 85,000 Website Visits
A Zappos partner has offered a glimpse into the effectiveness of that online retailer's Facebook activity illustrating that Facebook posts prompted both traffic and purchases during a two-month period...
11:18 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Weird Underwater Waves Spotted From Space
So-called internal waves ripple through the ocean under the surface. A phenomena rarely seen except from space.More About: International Space Station, oceans, space...
11:16 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Cats Salute the Newest Monopoly Member
Monopoly fans decided on Wednesday that there's a new cat in town, replacing the board game's iron token with a furry, four-legged upgrade.SEE ALSO: Shocker! Internet Votes Cat as New Monopoly PieceWh...
11:12 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable This Dress Turns Clear When Youre Turned On
A Netherlands-based fashion designer has created a high-tech dress line that turns clear when you get excited. How's that for being transparent on a first date?Called Intimacy -- from designer Studio ...
10:58 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Facebook Unfriending Has Real-Life Consequences
You may want to think twice before unfriending someone on Facebook. That's because new research has found that serious real-world consequences come from unfriending someone on social media.In particul...
10:44 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Will Resurface This Year
A congressman behind the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) has confirmed his commitment to reintroducing the bill in the House of Representatives this year.One of CISPA's authors, ...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable NASA Probe Snaps Photos of Potential Comet of the Century
A NASA spacecraft has captured its first photos of comet ISON, which could dazzle when it swings through the inner solar system later this year.More About: comet, NASA, space probe...
10:20 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Edgar Allan Poe: The 8-Bit Video Game
Your long-held dream of playing a heroic Edgar Allan Poe in an 8-bit style, Victorian-era adventure game is about to come true.EDGAR, the first project of indie developer Wrought Iron Games, takes the...
10:09 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Federal Reserve Admits To Getting Hacked
The Federal Reserve admitted Tuesday that it was hacked Sunday following claims from hacktivist group Anonymous that it had successfully breached the Fed's security systems. Hackers accessed a Fed int...
09:54 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable This Drone Blimp Is Made of Legos
In what has to be one of the most imaginative do-it-yourself projects to involve Legos, two DIYers have built a Lego mini drone blimp called "flying fortress."Tyler Westmoreland and Chris Shepard, use...
09:54 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Beyonc Almost Appeared at the Super Bowl in a Transforming Corvette
Beyonc delivered a showstopping performance at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVII, but the original plan was even more outlandish. The singer was originally going to appear in a 2014 Corvette Sting...
09:39 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Apple Has Now Sold 25 Billion Songs in iTunes Store
Apple announced Wednesday that customers have purchased 25 billion songs from the iTunes store. The 25 billionth song purchased was "Monkey Drums" by Chase Buch and it was bought by a man in Germany w...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable 10 Pieces of Geek-Chic Valentines Day Jewelry
1. Circuit Board Cufflinks These vibrant cufflinks will look great against a crisp shirt.Cost: $55Image courtesy of Techcycled, EtsyClick here to view this g...
09:10 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Mobile Devices Will Outnumber People by the End of the Year
By the end of 2013, there will be more mobile-connected devices than people on earth, a new report suggests.More About: android, iphone, Mobile, smartphone...
08:58 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Todays Life Lesson: Dont Flip Off the Judge
Listen, kids, if you're going to get busted with Xanax pills (or "bars" if you're really in the know), show a little respect to the judge.Penelope Soto went before Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Rodri...
08:53 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable How to Order a Pizza With Bitcoins
Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency, can be used to pay for online strippers, drugs, and even WordPress services. Now you can add pizza delivery to that list.The aptly, albeit somewhat unimagi...
08:31 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Q10 U.S. Launch Delayed Until May or June
A BlackBerry 10 device with a physical keyboard, the newly revealed Q10, will likely arrive in the U.S. much later than the BlackBerry Z10, which is slated to hit the market in March, the Associated P...
08:24 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Apple Job Posting Suggests Siri Is Coming to the Mac
Siri will soon be a feature on Mac computers, if a job posting on Apple's website is to be believed. A position entitled "Siri UI Engineer" calls for someone with experience with Unix, and specificall...
08:15 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Shocker! Internet Votes Cat as New Monopoly Piece
This is what happens when you let the Internet choose. Hasbro let fans decide on a new token for the game (and which of the old tokens to boot) on Jan. 9. The voting closed Tuesday night. The result: ...
07:58 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable 9 Things Wed Change About Vine
Vine is the hot new iPhone app leaving users in a hate-love relationship.This app has so much potential. It opens doors for creative individuals and allows users to tell stories that photos can't -- a...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Google Buys Channel Intelligence to Improve Google Shopping
Google on Tuesday acquired Channel Intelligence, a data service that helps brands and retailers boost ecommerce sales, for $125 million in cash as part of an ongoing effort to improve on the Google Sh...
07:37 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable USPS Cutting Saturday Mail Delivery
The U.S. Postal Service will reportedly announce Wednesday that it will stop delivering letters on Saturdays beginning Aug. 1. The postal service will continue to deliver packages on Saturday. Some po...
07:24 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Instagrams New Web Feed Will Poison Mobile Intimacy
Instagram.com transformed monumentally on Tuesday. The company introduced its first web feed, meaning users can now scroll through filtered photographs to their hearts' content -- all from their PCs. ...
06:59 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Full Instagram Feed Hits the Web And Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories...
06:04 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable This Little Robot Cleans Your Tablet or Smartphone
Touchscreen devices have gone a long way in the first couple of years, but one problem has stayed the same: dirty screens. No matter how much you clean your smartphone or tablet, it only takes a coupl...
05:03 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable BBC Launches First Sports App for International Fans
The BBC on Wednesday launched its first mobile app for international audiences, looking to capitalize on the increasing tendency of sports fans to turn to their smartphones for analysis and informatio...
01:03 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Vine App Changes Age Rating from 12+ to 17+
After being flooded with pornographic images, the iPhone app for Twitter's video sharing service Vine has changed its rating from 12+ to 17+.This means users will have to confirm they are 17...
12:17 pm GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Stan Lee Launches New Digital-Oriented Imprint Kids Universe
Comic book legend Stan Lee proved once again that even at his venerable age of 90, he's at the forefront of digital culture. On Saturday, he launched his new imprint, Kid's Universe, which wants to be...
09:55 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Antarctic Research Lab Has Legs for Easy Relocation
Opening this week, the Halley VI Antarctic research station was built with the harsh conditions in mind and will be home to more than 50 scientists.More About: Antarctica, architecture, Science...
09:22 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable 8 Tattoo Artists You Should Follow on Instagram
Instagram has done amazing things for plated meals and the wings of planes, but the photo-sharing app has had a very positive impact on one more unexpected profession: tattooing. Whether you're a die-...
09:02 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Ribbon Makes It Easier to Buy and Sell Items on Facebook and Twitter
Ribbon lets sellers copy and paste a link to a simple one-page checkout within tweets and Facebook posts.More About: startup, The Launchpad...
08:19 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Journey + Memes = Faithfully Amazing
This Valentine's Day, tell your beloved to shove off and sing a song of lust and wonderment dedicated to your favorite Internet memes. Memes never forget your anniversary or get touchy with your best ...
07:29 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Man Proposes to Girlfriend During Baltimore Super Bowl Celebration
This has to be the cutest moment of Baltimore's joyous post-Super Bowl celebration. More About: nfl, Sports, Super Bowl, Watercooler...
07:03 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface Pro: Finally, a Worthy Flagship for Windows 8
Microsoft Surface Pro The Surface Pro looks very similar to the Surface RT that launched last fall, except Pro version runs Windows 8 Pro instead of Windows ...
06:47 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Z10 Fails Sidewalk Drop Test
With the Z10 Blackberry has delivered a stylish, high-performance smartphone that can handle drops on softer surfaces, but may suffer defeat on the sidewalks of your nearest city.More About: blackberr...
06:40 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable This Dancing Baby Is Bringing Gangnam Style Back
'Gangnam Style' is dead. But guess what? Babies are bringing it back! Especially this baby, Amaya, who can apparently sleep through various music medleys but when Psy comes on, she's just gotta shake ...
06:33 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Did Homophobic Tweets Spike on Super Bowl Sunday?
The volume of homophobic tweets rose on Super Bowl Sunday, according to one site. Random coincidence, or something more? More About: nfl, Sports, Super Bowl...
06:16 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Twitter Acquires Bluefin Labs, Doubles Down on Social TV
Twitter has acquired social TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs.Business Insider broke the story Monday, reporting that this is Twitter's biggest acquisition to date. Twitter and Bluefin both confirmed the...
06:11 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Tips for the Aspiring Minimalist
It takes a certain skill to be minimalistic -- in life, in art and even when developing an app or designing a website.This charming comic by Grant Snider of Incidental Comics illustrates some sound ad...
06:03 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable How to Create a Secure Password
A secure password can be your first line of defense against would-be hackers. Creating a secure password, however, isnt always as easy as it looks. As the Internet has gotten larger, hackers have gott...
05:48 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. Could've Been Worse Could've been a bagel. -- Louis TomlinsonPhoto stats: 29,940 retweetsClick here to view this gallery.Big week for BlackBerry -- partic...
05:45 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable This Toddler Sinks Shots Like a Pro
It's nothing but net for this 2-year-old who is putting the NBA to shame. Titus (baller name, kid) has been playing b-ball since he was 18-months-old. He likes to casually shoot hoops while sucking on...
05:37 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl XLVII Sets Live Stream Records
Super Bowl XLVII was more popular with online viewers than any other sporting event in American history, according to data released on Tuesday. More About: nlf, Sports, Super Bowl...
05:23 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Jack Whites Record Company Releases New Single on X-Ray Film
What better way to say "I love you" this Valentine's Day than with an X-ray? Former White Stripes front man Jack White teamed up with Butthole Surfers' Gibby Haynes to release a three-song single on F...
05:14 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Reddit Allows Only Acceptable Ads
Online ads that sing, dance and otherwise distract readers won't be part of social news site Reddit's experience.More About: online advertising, reddit...
04:47 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Offers Developers Limited Edition Red Z10
Developers who commit to BlackBerry 10 early will be walking away with their own limited edition Z10 in red.BlackBerrys Alec Saunders announced the limited edition handsets which were previously prom...
04:39 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Man Dressed as Zebra Cant Escape Zoo Keepers
This Japanese zoo is taking full precautions so that none of its animals go missing during an earthquake. To prepare, the Tama Zoo outside Tokyo is running what may be the wackiest drill EVER created....
04:18 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable How to DIY a Beer Pong Table on the Cheap
Frat boys rejoice, making a beer pong table does not have to cost much. According to HackCollege, $30 and some duct tape can have you well on your way to debauchery. And at that price, those of us ove...
04:08 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Puppy Bowl Among 20 Most Social TV Shows This Week
Super snuggly, roly poly animals aren't just for the Internet. The Puppy Bowl worked its cute little wet nose into the cable top 10 this week, capitalizing on the Super Bowl buzz.But the San Francisco...
04:05 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Unwind With Reddits List of Most Relaxing Songs
Redditors have done it again. Several weeks ago, users produced a list of the 100 most beautiful songs. This week the theme is relaxation.Posting a r/AskReddit thread on Monday, user polishklops quest...
03:48 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable HP Board Studying Whether to Break Up the Company
The Hewlett-Packard board is studying a break-up of the US tech company among several options the directors are considering to obtain maximum value for shareholders, people familiar with the matter sa...
03:27 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Mr. T Pities the Fools Not Following Him on Twitter
Hey, fools. Stop whatever boring thing you're doing and follow Mr. T on Twitter. If you're still twiddling your tweeting thumbs, behold the Mr. T 140-character wisdom you're missing:Mr.T never hates a...
03:21 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Spread Love With a 6-Second Valenvine
Do something different this Valentine's Day, and share a vine. This year, we're challenging you to send a Valentine's Day vine -- or "Valenvine" -- to convey your feelings. Whether you're single and...
03:15 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Disney Chief: More Star Wars Character Movies on the Way
Would you want to see a Star Wars movie all about Yoda? How about Boba Fett, Admiral Ackbar or Lando Calrissian?That's the sort of thing we can expect now that Disney has bought Lucasfilm, according t...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable This Icon Shows That Facebook Is Tracking You for Ads
Starting soon, the icon below will let you know that Facebook is tracking you for third-party ads. The symbol, which was introduced last year, will be prominent when you hover your cursor over a Faceb...
02:45 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable How Many Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom?
Remember the good old days of reading textbooks in school and taking notes from a chalkboard? Yeah, neither do we. PBS Learning Media, in preparation for Digital Learning Day on Wednesday, Feb. 6, con...
02:42 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Zynga Stock Jumps 6% After Beating Q4 Earnings Estimates
Zynga reported better-than-expected revenue and earnings for the fourth quarter, but the business still has a long way to go towards profitability.The gaming company reported earnings per share of $0....
02:32 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Dark Sky: From Kickstarter to App Store Success
Back in Oct. 2011, two developers, Adam Grossman and Jack Turner, put a video on Kickstarter with an ambitious goal: help them bring their magical-looking short-term weather prediction app to the publ...
02:32 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable How a Real-Time Weather App Took Kickstarter by Storm
Back in Oct. 2011, two developers, Adam Grossman and Jack Turner, put a video on Kickstarter with an ambitious goal: help them bring their magical-looking short-term weather prediction app to the publ...
02:28 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Report: Pinterest Raising Yet More Funding at $2 Billion+ Valuation
Pinterest, which raised $100 million from investors at a valuation of $1.5 billion just last May, is reportedly seeking yet another round of financing -- one that values the three-year-old visual book...
02:03 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Asteroid Re-Named Wikipedia
Wikipedia is loaded with articles on space. And now Wikipedia is in space, too -- specifically, as an asteroid newly named "Wikipedia." The Committee for Small Body Nomenclature has renamed a main bel...
01:44 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Dog With Human Face Needs New Home
Why have a pet that looks like an animal when you can have a best furry friend that looks like your Uncle Sal? Meet Tonik, the dog with a human face.Tonik is part poodle, part Shih Tzu and all adorabl...
01:28 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Most of Us Take Facebook Vacations. Most of Us Come Back
The Pew Research Center released a survey on Facebook Tuesday, and it's causing quite a stir. The reason? It found 61% of Facebook users have at some point "taken a break" from the world's top social ...
01:28 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Most of Us Take Facebook Breaks, Then We Come Back
The Pew Research Center released a survey on Facebook Tuesday, and it's causing quite a stir. The reason? It found 61% of Facebook users have at some point "taken a break" from the world's top social ...
01:20 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Bookish Uses Big Data and Real Editors to Help Pick Your Next Book
Readers may be doing more of their book shopping online, but some recent studies suggest they still discover more books they want to read in bricks-and-mortar bookstores rather than on websites. Now, ...
01:18 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable The Government Is Not Building a National Wi-Fi Network
The Federal Communications Commission is not proposing to build a national Wi-Fi network, contrary to recent media reports suggesting otherwise.In actuality, the FCC's newest proposal is to set aside ...
01:03 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable The Tale of a Hungry Cat
Oh cats, you insanely cunning little creatures. If they are hungry, they will eat; If you stop them, they will show no mercy. Poor Simon stands no chance. Better he just bow down to his almighty cat n...
12:53 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Holograms Keep Holocaust History Alive
A project called New Dimensions in Testimony is creating three-dimensional holograms of nearly a dozen Holocaust survivors.More About: history, holocaust, hologram...
12:46 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Deliciously Epic Pancake Art to Celebrate National Pancake Day
Star Wars Image courtesy of Nathan Sapian, Sapian PancakesClick here to view this gallery.Happy National Pancake Day! It's the most syrup-covered holiday thi...
12:42 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable OUYA Will Launch at Amazon, Best Buy in June
The developers of the OUYA, the $99 hackable Android console that raised more than $8 million on Kickstarter last year, say the console will become available at retail outlets in June of this year.Con...
12:26 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Divorce Case in China Is a Victory for Women and Weibo
An American has won a landmark divorce case against her wealthy Chinese celebrity husband, whose vicious beatings she chronicled on Weibo.More About: china, divorce, sina weibo, womens rights...
12:22 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable 10 Amazing Jobs You Could Land With the Right STEM Education
When you think of someone who codes, you might picture a person hunched over a laptop in a dark garage. But that was the stereotype of yesteryear. Today, STEM careers have taken on a wildly different ...
12:21 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable UK Military Uses Mini Drones in Afghanistan
Mini-drones are not just a luxury for us civilians. After all, if a technology like this comes to the average Joe, it's often because it already existed in the battlefield. Enter the Black Hornet, a p...
12:03 am GMT - Wed, February 6, 2013
Mashable Hans Zimmer: The Computer Is My Instrument
Imagine how great your iPhone cat videos would be if a Grammy and Academy Award winning composer wrote the soundtrack. You probably know what's coming next: Yes, there's an app for that.The app, avail...
11:51 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Grand Central Station Surprised With Amazing LED Light Show
New York's Grand Central Terminal celebrated its 100th birthday last Friday and, to celebrate, delighted commuters and tourists with a surprise light show. More than 100 Improv Everywhere participants...
11:51 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Grand Central Terminal Surprised With Amazing LED Light Show
New York's Grand Central Terminal celebrated its 100th birthday last Friday and, to celebrate, delighted commuters and tourists with a surprise light show. More than 100 Improv Everywhere participants...
11:47 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable What Ads Could Look Like on Instagrams New Web Feed
On Tuesday, Instagram announced that users can now browse photo feeds on the web -- something users have only been able to do on their mobile devices for the past two-odd years. The feed is, essential...
11:39 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable AT&T Tests Online Ad Targeting Tactics in TV Commercials
Experiments suggest that monitoring viewer behavior via set-top boxes could help make TV commercials much more effective.More About: ad targeting, att, online advertising, tv commercials...
11:31 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Finally! Your Full Instagram Feed Hits the Web
Ever wanted to browse your full Instagram feed -- that is, the latest stuff in real time from everyone you're following on the photo service -- without having to reach for your smartphone? Ever wished...
11:21 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable 10 Passive-Aggressive Neighbor Notes to Make You Feel Awkward
1. Hey, I Love This So -- Oh ... Image courtesy of Passive-AggressiveNotes.comClick here to view this gallery.Like, I'm not mad or anything, but I'd really ...
11:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Amazon Launches Love Stories Interactive Map for Valentines Day
Nothing inspires Valentine's Day ideas more than tales of romance and passion. Just in time for the season of love, Amazon launched an interactive map of "50 Great American Love Stories," complete wit...
10:53 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Aaron Swartzs Girlfriend Explains Why Aaron Died
Aaron Swartz, the late digital rights activist and hacker, did not kill himself because he was depressed, according to his girlfriend.Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman found Swartz dead in their Brooklyn a...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Scientists Want Future Rover to Bring Martian Rocks to Earth
Scientists cheered NASA's decision to send a new rover to Mars in 2020, but stressed that the mission should pave the way to return Martian rocks to Earth.More About: Mars, Mars rover, NASA, Science, ...
10:32 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Jason Mraz Uses Fans Tweets to Fuel Music Video
A handful of tweets appear in Jason Mraz's music video for "The Woman I Love." The Twitter missives, which pop up as animations, propel the video's overall concept. Mraz last summer challenged Twitter...
10:25 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable This App Packages News and Social Streams Into Video
So many blogs, so little time. For those who can't get enough of the news, but don't have hours to comb through sites and streams for the latest information, a new iPad app called Guide packages artic...
10:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable The White House Is Looking for a Few Good Coders
Searching for a way to use your code-slinging skills to help build a smarter government? Then try applying for round two of the White House's Presidential Innovation Fellows Program, announced Tuesday...
10:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable 19 Etsy Gifts for Your Funny Valentine
1. For Us / Hearts iPhone Cases Remember the friendship necklaces you and your BFF wore in grade school? This clever iPhone case for couples captures the sen...
09:37 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable North Korea Turns Call of Duty Into Weird Anti-American Propaganda
In your bizarre North Korea news of the day, the country's leaders have apparently used footage from the popular Call of Duty series in a new anti-American propaganda video.The video, posted by North ...
09:37 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable How Smart Is Your Dog? Find Out With Dognition
A dog scooting butt-down across the carpet may not seem like the clever animal that comes closest to human babies in communication skills. But a web app aims to build on the discovery by enabling thou...
09:21 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Googles Must-Follow Security Tips for Safer Internet Day
Google is celebrating Safer Internet Day with the redesign of its "Good to Know" site, offering more tips and resources about how to stay safe online. More About: Google, microsoft, Mobile, security...
09:19 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable If Music Streams Swayed Grammys, These Nominees Would Win
Predictions for Sunday's 55th Grammy Awards continue to roll in. Spotify based its predictions on users' listening behavior, using streaming data to guess the artists, songs and albums who will take h...
09:15 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable See a Beautifully Artsy Makeover of the Fail Whale
The Twitter Fail Whale sheds its cartoonish look for a classy makeover at the hands of Deviant Artist *ka-92. Gone are the playful orange birdies lifting the mammoth marine mammal, replaced with fanci...
09:02 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable About.me Founders Buy Back Company From AOL
About.me wants to be a startup again.About.me, which lets users quickly create visually impressive online calling cards, was acquired by AOL in 2010 just four days after it launched publicly. Now, a l...
09:01 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Googles New Tel Aviv Office Is Gorgeous
Click here to view this gallery.If you don't want to feel bad about your office, you probably shouldn't look at these photos of Google's incredible new sp...
08:44 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Go Daddy Posts Biggest Sales Day in History After Super Bowl Ads Run
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you have to admit Go Daddy‘s Super Bowl ads are effective. The company on Tuesday reported that the Monday after the game was its biggest sales day in company h...
08:40 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Amazon Discounts Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Once Again
Amazon may have struggled to meet demand for its Kindle Paperwhite e-reader over the holidays, but evidence suggests its large-format Android tablet, the Kindle Fire 8.9, may not be as popular with co...
08:38 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable This Robot Could Be the New Quentin Tarantino
Artificial intelligence has brought us a lot of things, like Kinect, Watson and Haley Joel Osment. In the 90s, the chatty web application Cleverbot wowed us with the ability to hold conversation, grad...
08:23 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Ecommerce Sales Topped $1 Trillion Worldwide in 2012
Ecommerce is now a trillion-dollar industry. Global ecommerce sales passed $1 trillion in 2012 for the first time ever, fueled by growth in North America and the Asia-Pacific region, according to a ne...
08:17 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Employee Data Leaked in Energy Department Hack
The U.S. Department of Energy was the victim of a cyberattack last month that compromised several hundred employees’ and contractors’ personal data. No classified information was accessed ...
08:11 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Apples 128GB iPad Now on Sale
Apple has added its 128GB iPad to the Apple Store. The site promises any orders will ship in one to three days.More About: apple, ipad, Mobile...
07:42 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Amazon Introduces Amazon Coins, a Virtual Currency
Amazon on Tuesday announced a new virtual currency called Amazon Coins that’s billed as an “easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend money on developers apps in the Amazon Appstore.R...
07:34 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable New Java Security Patch 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...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Vintage Shoes Double as Walkie Talkies
UK company O2 has collaborated with designer Sean Miles to create fully functional phones using recycled handsets and vintage shoes. This upcycling project, called Walkie Talkies, is part of the commu...
06:51 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Twitter Might Boost Security With Two-Level Authentication
Shortly after a hacker attack compromised the accounts of some 250,000 users, Twitter is looking into enhancing its users' security by adding two-level authentication, The Guardian reports. The news c...
06:41 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable How to Follow New York Fashion Week Online
The web will once again play a vital role during New York Fashion Week, which returns to New York City on Thursday.In an effort to reach consumers as well as buyers and press, many designers plan to u...
06:31 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Report: Dell May Take Company Private on Tuesday
Dell's board met Monday night to vote on a $24 billion offer to take the company private, according to a report.According to Bloomberg, the deal may be announced Tuesday morning. The report adds that ...
06:31 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Dell Plans to Go Private in Deal Worth $24.4 Billion
UPDATE: After weeks of rumors, Dell announced Tuesday that it is officially planning to go private. The company will pay shareholders $13.65 a share in cash, in a deal worth about $24.4 billion.Michae...
05:16 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Nearly Half of Single Women Research Dates on Facebook
What role does technology play in your social life? Do you Google someone before the first date? Is Facebook the first place you go to announce your relationship status? Is sexting a part of your flir...
03:55 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable See How Red Bulls RB9 Race Car is Made in Fascinating New Video
Like watching how things are made? Like fast cars? If you've answered those two questions with a "yes," we have a video treat for you. Titled "RB9 Rhythm of the Factory," the video shows us fascinatin...
02:50 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Earth Safe From Asteroids Close Flyby Next Week
An asteroid will give Earth a historically close shave next week, but there's no chance that the space rock will slam into our planet on this pass, experts say.The 150-foot-wide (45 meters) asteroid 2...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable $25 Raspberry Pi Computer For Sale in Europe, Coming to Rest of World Soon
A stripped-down version of the Raspberry Pi is now available in Europe for $25, and will debut to the rest of the world "very soon."Called the Model A, the Linux-based microcomputer comes with one USB...
12:14 pm GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Barack Obama Sings the Pokemon Theme Song
Another day, another lip-dub parody of Barack Obama. This time around, the U.S. president is "singing" the Pokmon theme song, courtesy of the folks from Barack's Dubs.Be sure to watch the video until ...
11:49 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Les Mean Girls Tumblr Is So LeFetch
It’s the story of outsiders finding their place, love, loss, the constant struggle between good and evil, and a revolution to quell unfair leadership. And of course, Tina Fey. Wasn’t Mean ...
09:53 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Updates iOS App to Make Editing Pins Easier
Pinterest updated its iOS apps Monday, adding some new editing options as well as improving how users scroll while navigating the app.Now, users can edit a pin's description, change its board location...
08:55 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable BlackBerrys Canadian TV Ad Outshines Super Bowl Stinker
Now this is an ad. BlackBerry may have fumbled with its commercial during the Super Bowl, but the company redeems itself with its first ad spot targeting Canadian customers.BlackBerry posted an ad cal...
08:36 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Facebook Is Creating Location-Sharing App, Report Says
Facebook is developing a new app that keeps track of user location, and reports that information to friends when they're nearby, according to a report.The app will be released mid-March, and will run ...
07:43 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Celebrities Unite to Support World Cancer Day in PSA
Emma Stone, Vanessa Williams, Tom Hanks and Samuel L. Jackson are among the celebrities who are uniting to "stand up to cancer."In a new video PSA, above, the famous faces reveal who they supported on...
06:46 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable How Skype Is Helping Topple a Dictator in Syria
The toolbox of the average rebel fighting in Syria is full of things you have probably never touched: an AK-47, grenades, sniper rifle. But it also has something you might use every day: Microsoft Sky...
05:57 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Toy-Like Robot Could Revolutionize NASAs Planetary Explorations
NASA plans to use a toddler's toy robot designed for "sensory exploration" to explore something else -- planets. Yes, you read that right. The robot, which looks like a lattice of cables, rods and bea...
05:20 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable 3 Super Bowl Ads That Look an Awful Lot Like Other Ads
Taco Bell & Pepsi's "Shady Acres" Not an exact copy by any means, but the visual pun of having seni...
04:51 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable If The Walking Dead Were an 80s Sitcom
Charles in Charge? Not in this town. Check out this intro of 'The Walking Dead' recut in an '80s sitcom style. More About: 80s, galleries, parody, sitcom, the walking dead, viral videos...
04:35 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Jawbone Buys Massive Health to Improve User Experience
Jawbone, a wearable technology company, announced Monday that it has acquired Massive Health, a mobile app developer, for an undisclosed sum.Jawbone started out as a wireless gadget maker, but then to...
04:28 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Super Bowl Ad Fails to Bring the Brand Back
From concept to execution, BlackBerry's comeback ad fell flat.When the company formerly known as RIM announced that it was doing a major Super Bowl ad, the idea seemed to be that this was an opportuni...
04:23 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Never Eat Alone Again With the Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl
It's not enough for us to constantly be plugged into our devices, avoiding each others' eyes while texting and walking down the street or reaching for our phones during awkward silences. Now, you can ...
04:18 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Oscar Nominees Among Most-Pirated Films
Despite attempts by Hollywood to curtail the practice, movie pirating continues to be quite popular amongst Internet users.TorrentFreak provided a list of the top 10 films pirated through BitTorrent f...
04:15 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable You Will Dry Your Hands in the Sink in the Future
Dyson unveiled on Monday a new way we'll likely dry our hands in the future -- directly within the sink itself.More About: dyson...
04:01 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable 5 Flight Fails From Back in the Day
It's easy to take flying for granted nowadays. NASA is developing an airplane that will cut fuel consumption by half. Filmmakers are trying to use robot planes to shoot Hollywood flicks. We live in a ...
03:54 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Announces World Tour on YouTube
Looks like Queen B is embracing her title. After an explosive performance at this year's Super Bowl, the diva took to YouTube to announce plans for her upcoming world tour. Beyonce will kick off "The ...
03:46 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Twitter, You Won the Super Bowl
This year's Super Bowl was intense, but the experience was my a dozen times better by Twitter.More About: superbowl XLVII, Twitter...
03:35 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Heroic Hitchhiker Is the Next Viral Local News Star
Meet Kai the hitchhiker. Chances are he'll be a staple of your Internet diet for some time to come. More About: Watercooler...
03:29 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl Social Media Activity 3 Times Higher Than 2012
When you factor in a power outage, killer ads and Beyonce, is it any surprise? In addition to Jacoby Jones' 108-yard touchdown, social media users chatted about the Superdome's 34-minute electricity o...
03:22 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Beyonces Super Bowl Sloppy Swish
Did Beyonce take a bit of dance inspiration from Saturday Night Live? Bey's Super Bowl performance included a move that looked identical to Mokiki's Sloppy Swish.Redditor colorblindkeys pointed out th...
03:15 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable The High-Tech Historical Miracle That Found King Richard III
On Bosworth Field he lost his life, England's most infamous monarch, the supposed killer of princes. His body was taken from the battle and rushed by monks, the Red Cross of the Middle Ages, to the ne...
03:15 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable The High-Tech Miracle That Found King Richard III
On Bosworth Field he lost his life, England's most infamous monarch, the supposed killer of princes. His body was taken from the battle and rushed by monks, the Red Cross of the Middle Ages, to the ne...
02:58 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable YouTube Will Not Live Stream New York Fashion Week
YouTube, which has live streamed shows during New York Fashion Week for the past three seasons, will not be doing so this season, a spokesperson for the Google-owned video site confirmed to Mashable o...
02:54 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Samsung Announces New Fund to Drive Business Creation
Samsung introduced a new innovation center, investments funds, and international R&D center Monday, all part of the companys Global Engine to Accelerate Innovation and Drive New Business Creation...
02:32 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable When Will the Rest of Us Get Google Fiber?
Google may choose to expand its service, but theres no incentive for established players to come up to speed.More About: broadband, Google, google fiber, internet access...
02:10 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable 10 Cheeky Valentines Day Tees for Couples
1. Two Pixel Heart T-Shirt This design is pixel-perfect for two players. Cost: $29Image courtesy of Nastalgame/EtsyClick here to view this gallery.On Feb. 14...
02:01 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable GameStop Establishes $10 Million Fund to Help Indie Game Developers
Video games retailer GameStop is pledging $10 million to help independent mobile game developers refine and distribute their creations. The program is being run through Kongregate, the web game distri...
01:53 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Listen to Every Song Performed at Super Bowl Halftime Since 1991
Super Bowl XXV (1991): New Kids on the Block The halftime show switched to a pop performance beginn...
01:40 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Will Ferrells Bizarre Super Bowl Ad You Didnt See
Will Ferrell's bizarre Old Milwaukee ad was only seen in a few tiny markets Sunday, but has become an online hit on Monday. More About: Super Bowl, Super Bowl ads, will ferrell...
01:33 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable These 8 Characters Will Crash Most Mac Programs
Mac computers are normally very stable machines, but theyre not perfect, and a new flaw proves it.More About: apple, crash, mac, Macs...
01:22 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable 10 Works of Art on Vine
We asked you to get creative with Vine and send us your best works of art and visual creativity, and the Mashable community on Vine did not disappoint! SEE ALSO: What Makes Vine So Hot?Vine users shar...
01:12 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Gay Rights Debate Consumes Boy Scouts Facebook Page
A fierce debate over gay rights has gripped the Boy Scouts of America's Facebook profile as its leaders meet this week to decide whether to reverse their ban on gay members.More than 4,000 replies hav...
01:04 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Curiosity Rover Hammers Into First Mars Rock
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has pounded into a Red Planet rock with its drill for the first time, bringing the 1-ton robot a big step closer to initiating its first full-bore drilling operations.The C...
12:59 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Google Flights Lets You Search Destinations by Region
Making travel arrangements can be a hassle, especially when booking flights. Oftentimes, picking an airport to fly into can determine vacation budgets, but luckily, Google's got it covered. Instead of...
12:38 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable 5 Simple Tips to Digitize and Organize Old Photos
How far back do your Facebook albums go? If you were one of the service's first users in 2004, you were probably still printing pictures at the convenience store -- or using Snapfish, if you were tech...
12:33 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Secret Rules Grant Obama the Power to Order a Pre-Emptive Cyberstrike
In case of an imminent threat, President Obama is authorized to order a pre-emptive strike using cyberweapons against the enemy, according to a secret legal review of U.S. cyberwar policies revealed b...
12:13 am GMT - Tue, February 5, 2013
Mashable Watch Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco Drop an F-Bomb on CBS
This video of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco after the Super Bowl is awesome ... F---in' awesome, to be precise. More About: nfl, Sports, Super Bowl...
11:52 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Bones of King Richard III Found Beneath Parking Lot
Analysis confirms a battle-bruised skeleton is the lost king.More About: England, history, Science...
11:25 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable John McCain Compares Ahmadinejad to a Space Monkey
Sen. John McCain found himself in some hot water Monday morning after tweeting a joke implying that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a space monkey."So Ahmadinejad wants to be first Iranian in...
11:10 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Emotional Instagram Captures Beyonce and Jay-Zs Super Bowl Moment
A candid Instagram photo reportedly shot backstage at Super Bowl XLVII shows Beyonce and Jay-Z in an emotional embrace. More About: beyonce, Music, Super Bowl...
10:57 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl Generates 24.1 Million Tweets
Twitter‘s report for Sunday’s Super Bowl game is out, and it was a huge event on the social network, with users posting 24.1 million tweets about the game and the halftime show. Twitter co...
10:43 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Beyonces Super Bowl Show Lights Up Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
With your eyes on multiple screens Sunday night, you saw Beyonce get viewers instantly reacting on social media to her sizzling Super Bowl halftime show. But just how furiously were viewers typing the...
10:38 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Tomb Raider Reboot Explores Lara Crofts Origins and Insecurities
It’s harder now than ever to accept a gun-toting badass’s heroic qualities at face value. In our fiction, we’ve come to demand more realism. Who is this character who stepped on scre...
10:30 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Geeks Are the New Guardians of Our Civil Liberties
Recent events have highlighted the fact that hackers, coders, and geeks are behind a vibrant political culture.More About: ACTA, anonymous, civil liberties, freedom of speech, PIPA, SOPA...
10:26 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Shaq Lip Syncs Beyonce Better Than Beyonce
In a time of darkness — er, power outage — Shaq provided all with a little bit of light. During Beyonc’s Super Bowl halftime performance, most within phone-distance of the stage had ...
09:56 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Government Wants to Create Free Public Super Wi-Fi
Looking for public Wi-Fi in your town or city? The hunt may be about to get easier: the Federal Communications Commission is reportedly considering the development of free and public “super Wi-F...
09:52 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable 5 Great Online-Only Banking Options
With online banking and mobile apps for managing your accounts, how often do you actually step into your bank to handle transactions anymore? Direct deposit, remote check capture (the feature that all...
09:52 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable 9 Brands That Thought Fast on Social Media During the Super Bowl
Advertisers shell out big money to get it front of millions on Super Bowl Sunday, but some brands banked on social media to create buzz about their brand.More About: Facebook, oreo, Social Media, Supe...
09:17 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Robot Takeover Starts With Little Caesars
Prepare to take aim at the kill switch, silly humans, because the robot takeover has started. Bot domination is beginning in an unlikely place -- Little Caesars Pizza. YouTube user Stealing Axion spot...
09:17 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Why 90% of Startups Fail [INFOGRAPHIC]
It seems like there's a hot new startup in the limelight more often than not, but the cold truth is 90% of tech start ups fail. More About: Business, Startups...
09:07 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable This Is How a Router Really Works
The anatomy of a router may surprise you -- especially since it hasnt changed much in the four decades of its existence.More About: features, Hardware, mashable, router, What's Inside...
08:56 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Ahmadinejad: Send Me Into Space
Iranian President Madmoud Ahmadinejad announced Monday his lofty post-presidential goal: to be Iran's Neil Armstrong."I'm ready to be the first Iranian to sacrifice myself for our country's scientists...
08:47 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Ads Made Up 30% of Super Bowl Tweets [INFOGRAPHIC]
Of the 20.9 million Super Bowl-related tweets sent during the game Sunday evening, nearly 30% were about the ads, according to digital consulting agency Whispr Group.A good ad didn't necessarily mean ...
08:47 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Twitter Mentioned in Half of Super Bowl Commercials
The big winner of the Super Bowl may have been Twitter.Not only was this the most tweeted Super Bowl ever with more than 24 million tweets about the game, but Twitter as a company was also mentioned i...
08:37 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable How to Land a Job at Fab
Ready to take your career to the next level? If so, youre in the right place -- our Dream Job series explores what recruiters at awesome startups are looking for in candidates. Check out previous stor...
08:31 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Minecraft Maker Reports Stellar 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...
08:26 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable What the Super Bowl Blackout Looked Like in the Control Room
A partial blackout hit the Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday night less than two minutes into the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII. Some of the stadium's lights, television equipment and the teams' ...
08:21 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Cokes Online Super Bowl Campaign Had Mixed Results
For the second year in a row, Coca Cola tried an ambitious plan to run a Super Bowl marketing campaign on TV and online during the game simultaneously, but it looks like Coke's success this year was m...
08:21 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Women in Science Are Outnumbered and Outearned
Fewer women are entering science and technology professions, and this new infographic created for City Town Info may tell us why.Based on data from a new Women in Global Science and Technology report,...
07:50 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Good Advertising Makes a Comeback at the Super Bowl
For a stretch there, it looked like the Super Bowl had jumped the shark. This was during that 35-minute power outage when the world uttered a collective WTF? As commentators tried to fill dead air, th...
07:50 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Iron Man 3 Super Bowl Trailer Leaves Heart-Pumping Metallic After-Taste
The Iron Man 3 Super Bowl trailer is fast-paced, nail-biting fun. Too bad it's so short.More About: Facebook, Iron Man 3, Marvel, Super Bowl...
07:43 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable 10 Unicorn Accessories to Sparkle Up Your Office
1. Unicorn USB Flash Drive This unicorn wants to look after your data.Cost: $35Image courtesy of Hemingwayfun/EtsyClick here to view this gallery.Is your off...
07:13 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Buds Brotherhood Super Bowl Ad Is No. 3 Most-Shared of All Time
Budweiser's poignant "Brotherhood" ad, which features a man raising a baby Clydesdale and then reuniting with him a few years later, is now the No. 3 most-shared Super Bowl ad of all time, according t...
06:44 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Searching for a Job? 135+ Openings at StyleCaster 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...
06:20 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable 9 Apps Every Baby Boomer Should Know
1. Food Most recipe finders are optimized for browsers and a PC. Edamam was designed to be mobile from the onset. Boomers will like the highly visual presen...
05:37 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Watch the Worlds Best Urban Snowboarders Perform Mind-Bending Stunts
Defying gravity is always sweeter when there's a board involved, as proven time and time again by the incredible athletes that compete at the X Games. Case in point: This video montage of some of the ...
03:41 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl on Facebook: Beyonce and Power Outage Steal the Show
Facebook has compiled a list of top moments from yesterday's Super Bowl game, revealing that two of the three most talked-about moments actually had little to do with football. The top moment from the...
03:21 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable HP Launches Its First Chromebook for $330
Hewlett-Packard has launched its first ever Chrome OS-based laptop: the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook. The 14-inch device, whose existence was first confirmed in a leak last week, comes with a 1.1GHz Inte...
02:15 pm GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable The Squirrels Are on to Us
This squirrel's friend told him all about that instructional Reddit thread on How to Cook and Eat a Squirrel. More About: animals, comics, humor...
11:49 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Discounting iPhone Apps Increases Revenue by 159%
Dropping prices on iPhone and iPad apps drastically improves revenue and download volumes, according to one study. Developers can gain a revenue increase of 159% in a week with price changes on iPhone...
09:36 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
If you were too busy planning your Super Bowl party and missed out on this week's viral video recap, we've got you covered. We've scoured the interwebs for all things cute, crazy and just plain weird....
09:28 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable GIFdown! Super Bowl Memes Win Big Game
The Ravens won, the 49ers lost and Beyonce sashayed so hard that the Super Dome lights went out. Super Bowl XLVII -- or the Harbowl, if you insist -- packed in the drama, making the game ripe for meme...
09:11 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Apps for Kids This Week
1. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins Ages 6-12Overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 starsWhy we like it: One of the joys of digital media is that you can dig up old...
09:00 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Supercomputer Will Simulate the Human Brain
Even in the 21st century, there are still a lot of unsolved mysteries when it comes to the human brain. It is a complicated machine that neuroscientists continually try to understand. A new scientific...
08:50 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl 2013 Commercials: Watch Them All Here
Perfect Match - Bar Refaeli's Big Kiss! | Official GoDaddy.com Commercial Danica Patrick watches "s...
08:19 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Watch Destinys Child Join Beyonce in Super Bowl Show
Beyonce's snazzy Super Bowl halftime show was shrouded in mystery right up until go time on Sunday night. The pop star roared onto the stage with "Love on Top" before entertaining the audience with su...
07:46 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Pot Farm Activates Farmer Force, and Other Top Conversations
11 Bizarre Facebook Apps You Won't Believe We rounded up a list of some of the most bizarre apps on Facebook. Pot Farm was on the second slide, to the dismay...
07:26 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Beyonces Super Bowl Show in 10 Fierce Photos
Beyonce dominated the Super Bowl half-time with a fierce performance. Queen B was so electric, she may have even knocked out power to the Super Dome. If you missed Bey's marvelous performance -- or ju...
07:14 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable BlackBerrys Super Bowl Ad Shows All the Things the Z10 Cant Do
The BlackBerry Z10 does so much that BlackBerry gave up trying to explain it all and instead released an ad showing fanciful things it can't do. That's the premise of the brand's first-ever Super Bowl...
07:12 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Someone Give This Oreo Employee a Raise
In all the Super Bowl blackout noise, Oreo had the best response by far on Twitter.More About: oreo, Super Bowl, Twitter...
06:58 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable 15 Things That May Have Caused Super Bowl Power Outage
Video courtesy of NowThisNewsPower to half of Mercedes-Benz Superdome, including the scoreboard, went dark with 13:22 left in the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Gameplay resumed at 9:10 p.m. ET afte...
06:36 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Coke Super Bowl Game Is More Fail Than Win
Coca Cola had big plans for Super Bowl XLVII. Not only would it run an entertaining ad during the big game, but it would also launch a concurrent online competition, tied to the ad. It was supposed to...
06:25 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Oreo Super Bowl Spot Attracts Thousands of Instagram Followers
A 3-second call-to-action at the end of Oreo's Super Bowl commercial, which debuted during the game Sunday, has increased Oreo's Instagram following by tens of thousands."Something we can all disagree...
05:59 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Exclusive Details About Beyonces Super Bowl Halftime Show
A full official video of Beyonce's performance will be made available on Pepsi.com immediately after the game and will be there for only one month, Pepsi exclusively told Mashable.More About: beyonce,...
05:13 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Alicia Keys Plays Piano Version of National Anthem
Unlike recent Super Bowl national anthem performances from other musicians, Alicia Keys opted to play piano while singing "The Star-Spangled Banner." Her rendition drew mixed reviews. More About: alic...
05:02 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable See Disneys New Lone Ranger Trailer
Disney aired a new trailer for its coming movie The Lone Ranger Sunday night during the Super Bowl. From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, Armie Hammer stars as The Lone Ranger's...
04:38 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Second Graders Correct NFL Players Tweets
In the battle between elementary school students and pro football players, second graders reign supreme. When it comes to grammar, that is. Second graders at a New York school had some help from Twitt...
04:00 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable 5 Rejected Animal Planet Super Bowl Show Ideas
Each Super Bowl Sunday, Animal Planet counters burly NFL players with roly-poly, fuzzy-wuzzy doggies for the Puppy Bowl. Imagine if Animal Planet expanded its cute animals line-up for the big game.Mor...
03:27 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Live Blog: Super Bowl Ads
There's a lot at stake as gladiators go head to head to win the hearts of fans across the U.S.A. No, we're not talking about the action on the field, we're talking about the Super Bowl ads.Actually, w...
03:24 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Watch Barack Obama Talk Seriously in Super Bowl Interview
Barack Obama made his mark on Super Bowl Sunday in a pre-game interview with CBS's Scott Pelley at the White House. The U.S. president discussed more than just the big game, touching on topics about t...
02:58 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Watch the Puppy Bowl Live Online
Live Video streaming by UstreamFeeling left out on all the Sunday fun because football isn't your thing? Tired of watching the same B-roll footage leading up to the big game? Well puppies are everybod...
02:36 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Looks Like Alicia Keys Will Play Piano During Super Bowl National Anthem
Alicia Keys tweeted a rehearsal photo of herself behind a piano in an empty Mercedes-Benz Superdome. If Keys plays the piano during the national anthem tonight, she will be the first to do so at a Sup...
02:17 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Pop Culture Showdown: Baltimore vs. San Francisco
Super Bowl XLVII is not only a game between San Francisco and Baltimore -- it's a bi-coastal competition for bragging rights. Trash-talking between the East and West Coast has already commenced in pre...
01:59 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl Sunday Calls for Drastic Measures
Instant replays just won't cut it on Super Bowl Sunday.SEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsComic written and illustrated by Jerry King.More About: comics, humor, Jerry King, Sports, Sunday Comics, Super Bowl,...
01:55 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable 20 Notable Black Innovators in Tech
Recent studies show that only approximately 1% of tech entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley are black. Many people blame the U.S. education system and its inadequate science, technology, engineering and ma...
01:41 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Watch This Pooping Dog Interrupt Babys First Steps
A baby's first steps are a milestone for any parent. It's one of those unforgettable moments, especially when your child's first walk around the living room leads her into a fresh pile of poop. Most a...
01:33 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Astronauts Will Watch the Super Bowl from Space
Six astronauts living in space may not have gravity, fresh food or a shower, but there is one Earth necessity they won't miss Sunday: They're going to watch the Super Bowl.NASA's Mission Control at th...
01:23 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Nielsen Shows How Super Bowl Fans Stay Connected
When the first touchdown is scored on game day, some avid sports fans take to social media to announce their shared victory. Aside from the beer and never-ending abundance of chicken wings, many Supe...
12:50 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Al Gore: U.S. Democracy Has Been Hacked, Internet Can Help Save It
Former Vice President Al Gore spoke in favor of leveraging the Internet against big business and politicians, saying corporations have "hacked" democracy in the U.S. Discussing his new book, The Futur...
12:45 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Beyonce on Super Bowl Halftime Show: This Is My Legacy
Not much is known about Beyonce's mysterious Super Bowl halftime show performance, but on game day via a YouTube video, she's exposing what the spectacle means to her.More About: celebrities, Destiny'...
12:30 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Generation 8-Bit Parenting
Sometimes parents just don't understand. (Modern technology, that is.)SEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsWhile '80s video game graphics may seem ancient to today's younger generations, nostalgia has given 8-...
12:16 am GMT - Mon, February 4, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With the Weeks Top Apps
This week brought with it a ton of great new apps.A new app from THX helps you make sure you've got your home theater set up perfectly, and Grubwithus released a new iPhone app to help you find new fr...
11:51 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Watch Budweisers Heartwarming Super Bowl Ad
Maybe you should grab a tissue while you reach for your beer. Budweiser departs from its string of its light-hearted, comedic commercials to tug at your heartstrings in this new Super Bowl ad. In this...
11:41 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Exclusive: SNLs Fred Armisen on Social Medias Role In Television
If you haven't seen Fred Armisen on television, then chances are you recognize him from the web. The Saturday Night Live and Portlandia star has impersonated everyone from Steve Jobs to President Obam...
11:35 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Happy Superb Owl Sunday!
Hey, everyone, it's Superb Owl Sunday.Hoo is having the best weekend of the year? Our nocturnal bird of prey buddy, the owl. Sorry, NFL. An easy slide of the space in Super Bowl makes it Superb Owl, d...
11:07 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Super Bowl 2013 By the Numbers
Looking forward to Super Bowl XLVII this weekend, kicking off on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS? We certainly are, and to enhance your enjoyment, we've set out to discover just how super the Super Bowl...
10:52 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Job Recruiters Lack Mobile Edge, Study Says
With smartphone adoption rates on the rise, it seems like it's possible to do almost anything from the comfort of your cellphone -- why should applying for a job be any different? For applicants, it w...
10:21 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Why Allure Magazine Is Still Thriving in the Age of YouTube
The magazine industry had little to celebrate at the close of 2012, with ad pages down 8.2% across the industry, according to figures published by the Publishers Information Bureau. But Linda Wells, f...
10:21 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Allure Magazine Still Thriving in the Age of YouTube
The magazine industry had little to celebrate at the close of 2012, with ad pages down 8.2% across the industry, according to figures published by the Publishers Information Bureau. But Linda Wells, f...
09:46 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Beyonc Gives Mic to a Fan, Dogs and Apes Rejoice
To get you warmed up for Beyonc's halftime performance at the Super Bowl tonight, we found this prime example of what the singing superstar should definitely not do tonight in front of hundreds of mil...
09:05 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable This Super Bowl Word Cloud Shows Live Trending Terms
There are plenty of cool ways you can follow the Super Bowl online, but this may be among the most interesting. More About: nfl, Sports, Super Bowl...
08:53 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Streamy Awards to Feature Vanilla Ice, Shontelle and YouTube Stars
The Streamy Awards, which celebrates online video talent and creators, have roped in Vanilla Ice and Shontelle to perform with YouTube stars on Feb. 17. The show will be live-streamed.More About: cele...
08:16 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Hey Internet, Dont Mess With J.J. Abrams
Lucasfilm and Disney have officially chosen J.J. Abrams to direct the new Star Wars, which will hit theaters in 2015. But don't tease Abrams for his overuse of "lens flares" -- reflections of light a...
05:08 pm GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable See Samsungs 2-Minute Super Bowl Spot Featuring Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd
Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd try to impress a rep for Samsung in this 2-minute spot set to air during the Super Bowl that pokes fun at itself and other advertisers during the big game.The ad starts with t...
04:25 am GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Nokia Gets Grant to Develop Graphene, the Worlds Strongest Material
Finnish multinational communications giant Nokia is set to develop graphene, a "super-material" that will be the strongest in the world, thanks to a $1.35 billion grant from the European Union.The gra...
03:43 am GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
1. The Robot That Will Extract Water From the Moon The Regolith Advanced Surface Systems Operations Robot -- RASSOR, is an excavator robot designed to extrac...
03:20 am GMT - Sun, February 3, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
1. The Beatles officially broke up in Disney World.