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11:50 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Barry Diller Says Buying 'Newsweek' Was a Mistake
IAC Chairman Barry Diller says that merging Newsweek with The Daily Beast in November 2010 was "a mistake," and that he does not have great expectations for its future.In an interview with Bloomberg (...
11:45 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways to Find a Lead Developer for Your Startup
Hiring a lead developer for your startup is a "make-it-or-break-it-moment." This is the person whose creative vision and technical know-how will determine the success of your product. This is the lead...
11:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Jason Collins Is the Toast of Twitter After Coming Out
Jason Collins made history on Monday morning by becoming the first male athlete in a major American sport to come out as gay while still an active player. Since then, he's dominated the online convers...
11:18 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Watch This Tweet-Powered Tornado Blow Away Interns
Weather Channel interns are challenging Twitter users to blow them away for Tornado Week. They've transformed part of their office into a tweet-powered tornado simulation, putting the public in contro...
11:15 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Jason Collins Thanks Fans on Twitter After Coming Out
Jason Collins was the talk of Twitter on Monday after coming out and becoming the first openly gay active athlete in a major American sportHe dominated Twitter's list of worldwide trends. He received ...
11:12 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Disabled Fish Gets Life Jacket So It Can 'Just Keep Swimming'
Leighton Naylor is taking a cue from Finding Nemo's Dory and making sure his goldfish, Einstein, can just keep swimmingThe elderly Einstein recently developed a swim bladder disease, affecting his buo...
11:03 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 'STFU, Parents:' The Latest in Social Media Baby Poop
We've all been there — casually browsing Facebook, only to be interrupted by a cringe-worthy announcement from an old acquaintance whose toddler finally "went poopy in the potty!" There's a reas...
10:53 pm +10 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Samsung Unveils 7-Inch Galaxy Tab 3
Samsung has updated its tablet lineup with the Galaxy Tab 3, a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 or Jelly BeanThe device sports a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 8/16GB of internal storage memory (expanda...
10:35 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Virgin Galactic Fires First Rocket-Powered Flight
A private spaceship designed to carry space tourists made its first rocket-powered test flight Monday, reaching supersonic speeds as it paved the way toward commercial flights in the near future.Virgi...
10:23 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable The Fatal Flaws of 'Iron Man'
At times, it seems like Tony Stark has it all together. He's rich, good looking, has the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" as his gal-pal (Pepper Pots, a.k.a. Gwyneth Paltrow) and a whole slew of indestr...
10:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable The Company That's Buying the Online News Ecosystem
In the past couple years, an ecology of sorts has come into being among online news sites. It's the blogosphere metastized, maybe, or merged with the money of traditional mediaA web writer, or a newsp...
09:47 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Has Kickstarter Lost Its Way?
Twenty dollars. That's how much the first successful Kickstarter campaign wanted to raiseL.J. Ruell, a Kickstarter user from Long Island City, launched a campaign in April 2009 to raise a small amount...
09:34 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable March Madness Hero Kevin Ware Says He's Done With Twitter
Kevin Ware became an inspirational hero online this month after suffering one of the most gruesome injuries ever seen in a televised sports eventNow he says he's done with TwitterIf years of Internet ...
09:33 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Newspaper Reporter Voted Worst Job; What About Digital Reporter?
What's the worst job of the year? According to a survey conducted by CareerCast, it's a newspaper reporter. Last week the Wall Street Journal wrote about the findings, which have been c...
09:23 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Rob Delaney Belts Out National Anthem at Dodgers Game
Comedian and "Funniest Person on Twitter" Rob Delaney sang the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium over the weekend. Check it out in the video above — he's not bad at allDelaney scored the gig wit...
09:02 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 4 Apps for Employee Health and Wellness
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Health and wellness are h...
08:58 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Kobe Bryant, Bill Clinton Tweet Support for Jason Collins' Coming Out
NBA player Jason Collins ignited a flurry of commentary on Twitter after Sports Illustrated tweeted his first-person story in which he comes out as gay, becoming the first male athlete to do so while ...
08:46 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable NYPD Posts Video of Recently Discovered 911 Plane Wreckage
The New York Police Department posted footage on Monday which shows airplane wreckage discovered last week and is believed to have come from one of the two airliners which struck the World Trade Cente...
08:37 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Windows Phone Ad Paints Apple and Samsung Fans as Buffoons
Microsoft is attempting to triangulate in the Apple-Samsung war with a new ad that presents itself as above the fray of their petty bickering.The ad takes place during a wedding. As a nerdy guy steps ...
08:21 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable In Britain, You May No Longer Own Your Instagram Photos
If you live Britain, your Facebook and Instagram photos may now be free for the takingThe U.K.’s Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act passed parliament and last week received Royal Assent to bec...
08:17 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Advice for Clueless Brands on Social Media
Bob Garfield and Doug Levy explain the rules of the relationship era in their book Can’t Buy Me Like: How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results.Dear Bob & Doug:We are a Korea...
08:07 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable How Do You Puke in Zero Gravity?
How do you throw up in a place where "up" and "down" don't exist?Puking in the microgravity of the International Space Station can be quite a problem, but that doesn't mean it never happens.Astronauts...
08:04 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Gymnast's Shocking Routine Will Blow You Away
This gymnast's eye-popping routine has gone viral for good reason, and must be seen to be believedThe incredible sports sequence involves a ball, some major contortions and a whole lot of grace. We're...
07:50 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Barry Diller Says Buying 'Newsweek' Was a Mistake
IAC Chairman Barry Diller says that merging Newsweek with The Daily Beast in November 2010 was "a mistake," and that he does not have great expectations for its future.In an interview with Bloomberg (...
07:47 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 'Gangnam Style' Goes Bollywood for Samsung Galaxy S4
Hey, sexy Samsung consumers! "Gangnam Style" may be well, well past its prime, but it didn't stop Samsung from performing its own version of the song over the weekend during its Galaxy S4 launch in Mu...
07:47 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5 Vanquishes Samsung Galaxy S4 in Drop Test
The Samsung Galaxy S4 has a boatload of features, but is extra durability one of them? Its predecessor, the Galaxy S III, lost a few drop tests to its chief rival, Apple's iPhone 5. How will the brand...
07:30 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Jason Collins Is the Toast of Twitter After Coming Out
Jason Collins made history on Monday morning by becoming the first male athlete in a major American sport to come out as gay while still an active player. Since then, he's dominated the online convers...
07:24 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable You're Creating iPad Art Without Even Trying
Technology is becoming increasingly invisible. That's impossible, you might protest — technology is more omnipotent than ever. It's everywhere, and we can't seem to go a day, much less an hour, ...
07:24 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Chat Apps More Popular Than Texting for First Time Ever
Chat apps have surpassed SMS text messaging for the first time ever, according to new data.Research firm Informa, in partnership with The Financial Times, have revealed 19 billion messages were sent e...
07:18 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Watch This Tweet-Powered Tornado Blow Away Interns
Weather Channel interns are challenging Twitter users to blow them away for Tornado Week. They've transformed part of their office into a tweet-powered tornado simulation, putting the public in contro...
07:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Stray Baseball Turns Selfie Into Near-Death Experience
There are several reasons one should be wary before talking a selfie — generally seeming gratuitous and catching yourself at a bad angle are the leading factors against the photo trend. But this...
06:45 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 'HuffPost Live' Coming to Cable TV
HuffPost Live, the 8-month-old, online-native video news network from AOL's Huffington Post Media Group, will begin syndicating to cable on May 13. The live network has struck a deal with AXS TV to br...
06:45 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Military Veterans to Get Training for Civilian Tech Jobs
First lady Michelle Obama will unveil Monday a public-private program to help military veterans with information technology experience to get the certifications and additional training they need to su...
06:35 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Virgin Galactic Fires First Rocket-Powered Flight
A private spaceship designed to carry space tourists made its first rocket-powered test flight Monday, reaching supersonic speeds as it paved the way toward commercial flights in the near future.Virgi...
06:34 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Social Media Censorship Offers Clues to China's Plans
In February last year, political scandal rocked China when the fast-rising politician Bo Xilai suddenly demoted his top lieutenant, who then accused his boss of murder, triggering Xilai’s politi...
06:05 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Google Now Comes to iOS
Ever wish your mobile phone just knew what you wanted to know before ever making a search? To reveal, for example, if the New York Giants just won or if you'll need to bring an umbrella to work.Apple ...
06:04 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Are You Hungry for 'Snackable Content?'
Have you heard the one about goldfish having a 3-second memory span? Would it shock you to know that some studies suggest the average adult attention span comes in at less than that — just 2.8 s...
05:55 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Shazam Gets New CEO, Gears Up for IPO
Shazam, the company best known for its eponymous music discovery app, has hired a new CEO and plans to go public in the near future.Rich Riley, the former EVP Americas for Yahoo, has joined Shazam as ...
05:47 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Has Kickstarter Lost Its Way?
Twenty dollars. That's how much the first successful Kickstarter campaign wanted to raiseL.J. Ruell, a Kickstarter user from Long Island City, launched a campaign in April 2009 to raise a small amount...
05:44 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Twitter Music Drops From Top 100 Free Apps
It's starting to look like Twitter's music app may be more like Poke than Vine.Twitter Music fell out of Apple's list of the top 100 free apps in the U.S. on Saturday just nine days after it launched,...
05:29 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Is Kenny Powers a Pitchman for the HTC One?
Kenny Powers, the profane protagonist of HBO's Eastbound and Down, may have picked up a real-life endorsement deal for the HTC One.The character, played by Danny McBride, lobbed a few tweets recently ...
05:29 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Apps for International Travel
Can't fathom how you'll function without your cell data when you leave the country for your upcoming summer vacation or business trip? It won't be too bad, we promise. Thanks to a slew of apps, your t...
05:23 pm -05 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable The Fatal Flaws of 'Iron Man'
At times, it seems like Tony Stark has it all together. He's rich, good looking, has the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" as his gal-pal (Pepper Pots, a.k.a. Gwyneth Paltrow) and a whole slew of indestr...
05:23 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Rob Delaney Belts Out National Anthem at Dodgers Game
Comedian and "Funniest Person on Twitter" Rob Delaney sang the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium over the weekend. Check it out in the video above — he's not bad at allDelaney scored the gig wit...
05:05 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Apple's WWDC Plans 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 worldToday, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesGo...
05:05 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 180+ Openings at Fandango, Fox and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
05:02 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 4 Apps for Employee Health and Wellness
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Health and wellness are h...
04:51 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Samsung Reveals Philosophy Behind Galaxy S4
Is the Samsung Galaxy S4 a smartphone or a being? In the new video (above), Samsung product designers explain the philosophy behind its flagship smartphone, which at one point, they describe as a "mea...
04:33 pm -05 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Newspaper Reporter Voted Worst Job; What About Digital Reporter?
What's the worst job of the year? According to a survey conducted by CareerCast, it's a newspaper reporter. Last week the Wall Street Journal wrote about the findings, which have been c...
04:07 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable How Do You Puke in Zero Gravity?
How do you throw up in a place where "up" and "down" don't exist?Puking in the microgravity of the International Space Station can be quite a problem, but that doesn't mean it never happens.Astronauts...
03:47 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 'Gangnam Style' Goes Bollywood for Samsung Galaxy S4
Hey, sexy Samsung consumers! "Gangnam Style" may be well, well past its prime, but it didn't stop Samsung from performing its own version of the song over the weekend during its Galaxy S4 launch in Mu...
03:32 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Terrible Vintage PSAs That Should Stay in the Past
A lot has changed in the last 60 years ... and that's probably for the bestThe Cold War is over, schools are no longer segregated and women have improved their lot in societyWhile we can't produce a t...
03:30 pm +10 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable This Week's Greatest Moments in 30 Photos
This past week was filled with all types of memorable events around the world. As usual, we bring you the best ones, captured in photos. From demonstrations and protests to a robot sports competition,...
03:24 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Chat Apps More Popular Than Texting for First Time Ever
Chat apps have surpassed SMS text messaging for the first time ever, according to new data.Research firm Informa, in partnership with The Financial Times, have revealed 19 billion messages were sent e...
03:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Stray Baseball Turns Selfie Into Near-Death Experience
There are several reasons one should be wary before talking a selfie — generally seeming gratuitous and catching yourself at a bad angle are the leading factors against the photo trend. But this...
02:45 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 'HuffPost Live' Coming to Cable TV
HuffPost Live, the 8-month-old, online-native video news network from AOL's Huffington Post Media Group, will begin syndicating to cable on May 13. The live network has struck a deal with AXS TV to br...
02:45 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Military Veterans to Get Training for Civilian Tech Jobs
First lady Michelle Obama will unveil Monday a public-private program to help military veterans with information technology experience to get the certifications and additional training they need to su...
02:34 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Social Media Censorship Offers Clues to China's Plans
In February last year, political scandal rocked China when the fast-rising politician Bo Xilai suddenly demoted his top lieutenant, who then accused his boss of murder, triggering Xilai’s politi...
02:04 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Are You Hungry for 'Snackable Content?'
Have you heard the one about goldfish having a 3-second memory span? Would it shock you to know that some studies suggest the average adult attention span comes in at less than that — just 2.8 s...
01:44 pm -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Twitter Music Drops From Top 100 Free Apps
It's starting to look like Twitter's music app may be more like Poke than Vine.Twitter Music fell out of Apple's list of the top 100 free apps in the U.S. on Saturday just nine days after it launched,...
01:03 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 15 Vintage Tech Tattoos That Won't Ever Go Out of Style
Including your favorite gadget in a tattoo may be an obvious choice. But what about vintage tech that no one uses anymore? Or tech that's hot now but may not be in five or 10 years?In the tattoo photo...
12:53 pm GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Samsung Unveils 7-Inch Galaxy Tab 3
Samsung has updated its tablet lineup with the Galaxy Tab 3, a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 or Jelly BeanThe device sports a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 8/16GB of internal storage memory (expanda...
11:32 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 10 Terrible Vintage PSAs That Should Stay in the Past
A lot has changed in the last 60 years ... and that's probably for the bestThe Cold War is over, schools are no longer segregated and women have improved their lot in societyWhile we can't produce a t...
10:39 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable LG Launches the World's First 55-Inch Curved OLED TV
Well, that came sooner than expected. Two weeks after LG's announcements it will launch a curved OLED TV "later this year," the first such 55-inch device here, available for pre-order in South KoreaTh...
10:21 am +10 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Teen Builds Incredibly Realistic-Looking Iron Man Suit
Fans can do all kinds of things to show their love for their favorite superheroes. In the case of Archie Whitehead, a 17-year-old high school student from Welwyn Garden City, a town 20 miles outside o...
09:00 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Watch This Funky Cockatoo Groove to Daft Punk
Back in January, we saw a cockatiel lay down some fat, feathery beats worthy of Skrillex, and now, there's a new musically inclined bird in town.One funky cockatoo was caught on video bobbing its head...
07:59 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Met Gala Dresses to be Sold Online Day After
First it was "straight from the runway" and soon, it will be straight from the red carpetModa Operandi, an online luxury retailer that kickstarted its business by offering fashion goods for order with...
07:29 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Gamer Tests 'Surgeon Simulator 2013' With Hilarious Results
Disclaimer: The video, above, contains imagery and language that may be offensive to some viewers.YouTube user Birgirpall tests video games in an online series called "I Broke..." to hilarious effect,...
06:28 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Zach Braff Funds 'Garden State' Follow-Up Through Kickstarter
Zach Braff is the latest celebrity to successfully fund a film through KickstarterThe Scrubs actor raised $2 million in three days to fund a follow-up to his 2004 film, Garden State, according to the...
05:30 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable This Week's Greatest Moments in 30 Photos
This past week was filled with all types of memorable events around the world. As usual, we bring you the best ones, captured in photos. From demonstrations and protests to a robot sports competition,...
05:00 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Watch This Funky Cockatoo Groove to Daft Punk
Back in January, we saw a cockatiel lay down some fat, feathery beats worthy of Skrillex, and now, there's a new musically inclined bird in town.One funky cockatoo was caught on video bobbing its head...
04:27 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Polyvore iOS App Update Adds Search
Polyvore, the official iOS app of the popular fashion-focused social e-commerce site of the same name, has just received a major update. In addition to the obligatory bug fixes, the new update brings ...
03:49 am +10 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable What the Heck Is P-Commerce?
First there was ecommerce, a term developed in the early '80s to abbreviate "electronic commerce," or sales made possible through electronic funds transfer (and later, the Internet). Since then, marke...
03:26 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Looks like spring is finally here, so you've probably spent more time outside, enjoying the nice weather and the blossoming trees than watching memes on YouTube — at least we hope. In that case,...
02:28 am -04 - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Zach Braff Funds 'Garden State' Follow-Up Through Kickstarter
Zach Braff is the latest celebrity to successfully fund a film through KickstarterThe Scrubs actor raised $2 million in three days to fund a follow-up to his 2004 film, Garden State, according to the...
02:26 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Ask Hugh Jackman 'Wolverine' Questions for May 2 Twitter Chat
Golden Globe winner Hugh Jackman will use Twitter on Thursday to answer fans' burning questions about The Wolverine movie — in which he will play the disgruntled hero with degenerative abilities...
01:30 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable GifBoom Update Adds Voice and Music to Your GIFs
The jury may still be out on whether GIF is pronounced with a hard G or a soft G. But here's one thing that's certain: the popular GIF-sharing app GifBoom has just gotten its biggest update yet.What e...
12:38 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable 'EVE Online' Player Stories Will Turn Into TV Series
Icelandic video game developer CCP Games plans to bring the science-fiction universe of EVE Online, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, to television using stories written by some of t...
12:21 am GMT - Mon, April 29, 2013
Mashable Teen Builds Incredibly Realistic-Looking Iron Man Suit
Fans can do all kinds of things to show their love for their favorite superheroes. In the case of Archie Whitehead, a 17-year-old high school student from Welwyn Garden City, a town 20 miles outside o...
11:26 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Looks like spring is finally here, so you've probably spent more time outside, enjoying the nice weather and the blossoming trees than watching memes on YouTube — at least we hope. In that case,...
11:18 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable The Real Mission of 'Early Bird News'
We've all seen news organizations and social media users relay inaccurate information in order to be first, especially after recent eventsIn this comic, we see the truth about these broadcasters' goal...
10:32 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With the Week's Top Apps
Some interesting apps launched this week. The long-rumored Draw Something 2 finally made its way into the App Store, and popular Android app Drippler finally made its way to iOS.Amazon released a new ...
10:01 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable MTV Is Bringing 'Scream' to TV
MTV is turning Scream, Wes Craven's 16-year-old slasher film franchise, into a TV series for the Millennial Generation, the network revealed this week during its star-studded upfront presentation to a...
09:33 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Watch Obama and Conan O'Brien's Best Jokes From Nerd Prom
Check out some of the highlights, including quips from President Obama and Conan O'Brien, from Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C.Photo via Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty...
09:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable GifBoom Update Adds Voice and Music to Your GIFs
The jury may still be out on whether GIF is pronounced with a hard G or a soft G. But here's one thing that's certain: the popular GIF-sharing app GifBoom has just gotten its biggest update yet.What e...
09:04 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable How a Mentor Can Accelerate Your Career
At the beginning of your professional career, everything in front of you can appear daunting. During these formative years, you are deciding what you want to do, who you want to be and where you are g...
08:38 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 'EVE Online' Player Stories Will Turn Into TV Series
Icelandic video game developer CCP Games plans to bring the science-fiction universe of EVE Online, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game, to television using stories written by some of t...
08:28 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable The Perils of Speed Dating
Speed dating is always a bit of a risk. What if you don't like the other person? What if he or she thinks you're terribly boring? What if your soul mate is sitting in a coffee shop thousands of miles ...
08:06 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Twitter Activity Will Affect Vampire Weekend's Concert Live Stream
Indie rock band Vampire Weekend will share new music Sunday night during a concert at the Tribeca Film Festival, and fans not at the show can watch it on YouTube.The concert live stream, directed by B...
07:30 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Hilarious 'House of Cards' Spoof Opens White House Correspondents' Dinner
Kevin Spacey reprised his House of Cards character in a hilarious six-minute video that opened the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, also known as "Nerd Prom," Saturday in Washington, D.CIn t...
07:21 pm -05 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Teen Builds Incredibly Realistic-Looking Iron Man Suit
Fans can do all kinds of things to show their love for their favorite superheroes. In the case of Archie Whitehead, a 17-year-old high school student from Welwyn Garden City, a town 20 miles outside o...
07:11 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Daniel Day-Lewis Plays 'Obama'
Here's a spoof video with Steven Spielberg from Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner.Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images Read more...More about Obama, Humor, White House Correspond...
06:48 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable What If You Could Bid to Meet Other CEOs?
Online charity auction site Charitybuzz posted a unique opportunity last week — for the right price, two lucky Apple fans can have coffee with Apple's CEO, Tim Cook. The auction has exploded acr...
06:32 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With the Week's Top Apps
Some interesting apps launched this week. The long-rumored Draw Something 2 finally made its way into the App Store, and popular Android app Drippler finally made its way to iOS.Amazon released a new ...
06:19 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 6 Winning Vines From Tribeca Film Festival
Films, like many things in life, come in all shapes and sizesTribeca Film Festival gave new meaning to short films this year, however, when it challenged people to create six-second films using Twitte...
05:49 pm GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable What the Heck Is P-Commerce?
First there was ecommerce, a term developed in the early '80s to abbreviate "electronic commerce," or sales made possible through electronic funds transfer (and later, the Internet). Since then, marke...
05:33 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Watch Obama and Conan O'Brien's Best Jokes From Nerd Prom
Check out some of the highlights, including quips from President Obama and Conan O'Brien, from Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C.Photo via Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty...
04:28 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable The Perils of Speed Dating
Speed dating is always a bit of a risk. What if you don't like the other person? What if he or she thinks you're terribly boring? What if your soul mate is sitting in a coffee shop thousands of miles ...
03:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Hilarious 'House of Cards' Spoof Opens White House Correspondents' Dinner
Kevin Spacey reprised his House of Cards character in a hilarious six-minute video that opened the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, also known as "Nerd Prom," Saturday in Washington, D.CIn t...
02:19 pm -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 6 Winning Vines From Tribeca Film Festival
Films, like many things in life, come in all shapes and sizesTribeca Film Festival gave new meaning to short films this year, however, when it challenged people to create six-second films using Twitte...
02:11 pm -05 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Daniel Day-Lewis Plays 'Obama'
Here's a spoof video with Steven Spielberg from Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner.Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images Read more...More about Obama, Humor, White House Correspond...
12:49 pm -05 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable What the Heck Is P-Commerce?
First there was ecommerce, a term developed in the early '80s to abbreviate "electronic commerce," or sales made possible through electronic funds transfer (and later, the Internet). Since then, marke...
07:45 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable IO Denim Jeans Are Designed for Your Smartphone
From skinny to flared, jeans come in a wide range of styles — and now, you can add denim designed for smartphones to the mix.Combining fashion and technology, I/O Denim are jeans that have a poc...
07:45 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable IO Denim Are Jeans Designed for Your Smartphone
From skinny to flared, jeans come in a wide range of styles — and now, you can add denim designed for smartphones to the mix.Combining fashion and technology, I/O Denim are jeans that have a poc...
07:34 am +02 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Spooky Videos That Will Give You Nightmares
Do you enjoy a good scare? See if you can handle these terrifying YouTube videos of ghosts, ghouls, poltergeists and other goblins that go bump in the nightSEE ALSO: 7 Scary YouTube Screamers That Wil...
06:41 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 9 Apps to Keep Couples Hot
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05:34 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Spooky Videos That Will Give You Nightmares
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04:28 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Apple Seeks Feedback From Residents On 'Campus 2' Expansion
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03:34 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Cats Preparing for Liftoff
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02:42 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable MorePhone, the Smartphone Screen That Changes Shape to Alert You
When you watch this video, realize that you might be peeking into the future of flexible smartphone technology. Sure, today's handsets can alert you with noises and vibrations, but what if your phone ...
02:41 am -04 - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 9 Apps to Keep Couples Hot
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01:21 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable 7 Apps You Don't Want To Miss
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01:03 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Joins the $1 Salary Club
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12:16 am GMT - Sun, April 28, 2013
Mashable The Disturbing Truth About Dog Dreams
If you have a dog, you already know how entertaining it is to watch him sleep. With soft growls and frantically running paws, Rufus is adorable as he frolics through dreamland.SEE ALSO: More Comics on...
11:38 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
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11:34 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 10 Cats Preparing for Liftoff
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10:42 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable MorePhone, the Smartphone Screen That Changes Shape to Alert You
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10:41 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Android Phones Pinpoint Snipers
The military has high-tech equipment to track sniper fire, using microphones carried by soldiers or stationary ones mounted at strategic points. Now that technology is getting shrunk down so that it c...
10:28 pm -06 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Apple Seeks Feedback From Residents On 'Campus 2' Expansion
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10:24 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Games You Should Play This Weekend
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09:50 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable The Cost of Being Iron Man and Other Top Comments
How much would it cost to fund the high-tech lifestyle of Iron Man 3? Being the "hero" in the third installation of the Iron Man series raised in price from $1.6 billion in the first movie to over $10...
09:22 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable How You Get Hacked at Starbucks
For those who frequently use the free public Wi-Fi in coffee shops such as Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, you're likely already aware of how easy it is for hackers to steal your personal and financial ...
09:03 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Joins the $1 Salary Club
Facebook confirmed in a filing that Mark Zuckerberg, the social network's founder and CEO, is taking a $1 salary this year, and foregoing any bonuses.But he's not exactly taking a vow of poverty. When...
08:44 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 10 Must-Have Apps for Conception and Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a wonderful, crazy, exciting, scary and often confusing time in a woman's (and her partner's) life. Seeing that positive pregnancy-test result can be overwhelming, whether a couple has be...
08:16 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable The Disturbing Truth About Dog Dreams
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08:08 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 47 Digital Media Resources You Might Have Missed
It has been another busy week as April wraps up and everyone is taking every opportunity to enjoy spring's late arrival. If you've been too preoccupied basking in the sun to check out the news, don't ...
07:24 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Budweiser 'Buddy Cup' Connects New Bar Friends to Facebook
It's a universal ritual to clink drinking glasses together to make friends, but believe it or not, toasting is about to undergo a high-tech upgrade.Budweiser Brazil is testing new concept called "The ...
06:46 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable What's the ROI for This Article?
Return on investment is a pretty fundamental goal of any business endeavor. Yet the term didn't really gain much currency until the mid-1960s. As this Google Ngram chart shows, since then, the term "R...
06:41 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Android Phones Pinpoint Snipers
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06:18 pm GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 6 Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job
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05:24 pm -05 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Games You Should Play This Weekend
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05:22 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable How You Get Hacked at Starbucks
For those who frequently use the free public Wi-Fi in coffee shops such as Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, you're likely already aware of how easy it is for hackers to steal your personal and financial ...
04:22 pm -05 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable How You Get Hacked at Starbucks
For those who frequently use the free public Wi-Fi in coffee shops such as Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts, you're likely already aware of easy it is for hackers to steal your personal and financial info...
04:08 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 47 Digital Media Resources You Might Have Missed
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03:24 pm -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Budweiser 'Buddy Cup' Connects New Bar Friends to Facebook
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02:24 pm -05 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Budweiser 'Buddy Cup' Connects New Bar Friends to Facebook
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10:54 am +08 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Suspect Behind World's Biggest DDoS Attack Arrested
A Dutchman on Thursday was arrested and charged with being behind one of the biggest cyber attacks ever, according to reports. The man has only been identified by his initials "SK," his age (35-years-...
07:52 am +02 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable LEGO Finally Reveals 'Lord of the Rings' Tower of Orthanc Set
Word's been out on the Internet since at least January about an official Lord of the Rings Tower of Orthanc LEGO set, thanks to a few images making the rounds, but now it's officially official: LEGO's...
07:07 am +02 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable How to Erase Your Data From an Old Computer or Phone
If you're disposing of old documents such as bank statements and tax forms, security experts recommend shredding the paperwork so it can't be used by identity thieves.It's a practice everyone should b...
06:22 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable SpotOn.It Analyzes Your Google Calendar to Improve Your Social Life
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06:04 am +02 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Shuts Press Photographers Out of World Tour
Press photographers need not enter. That's basically the message organizers of megastar Beyonce Knowles' ongoing "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" have reportedly told the media.According to photography b...
05:52 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable LEGO Finally Reveals 'Lord of the Rings' Tower of Orthanc Set
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05:30 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Space Monkey Brings Peer-to-Peer Storage to the Cloud
A Utah-based company says it wants to change how the world stores data — and the Kickstarter community is taking notice.Co-founders Alen Peacock and Clint Gordon-Carroll led the creation of Spac...
05:18 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable NBA's Weirdest Player Tweets a Pic of His Drained Knee Fluid
NBA fans know Metta World Peace is, shall we say, "out there." He changed his name from Ron Artest. He famously brawled with fans during a game in Indianapolis. He recorded the immortal Michael Jackso...
05:07 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable How to Erase Your Data From an Old Computer or Phone
If you're disposing of old documents such as bank statements and tax forms, security experts recommend shredding the paperwork so it can't be used by identity thieves.It's a practice everyone should b...
04:35 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Louisville Coach Keeps Promise, Gets Championship Tattoo
As Kevin Ware's amazing saga unfolded during the University of Louisville's March Madness championship run recently, another story got overshadowed: the fact that Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino had pr...
04:31 am +02 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable IFC and Marc Maron Overshare Their Way to Success
Comedian Marc Maron has no problem expressing himself. "Can you hold on a second," he asks me during our phone call. "I have to deal with some bullshit." The "bullshit" Maron is talking about relates ...
04:21 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Apps to Improve Work Productivity
We all want more time. Time to finish our work, handle tedious errands and check off items from our ever expanding to-do lists. The problem is, the day's not getting any longer and our responsibilitie...
04:04 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Shuts Press Photographers Out of World Tour
Press photographers need not enter. That's basically the message organizers of megastar Beyonce Knowles' ongoing "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" have reportedly told the media.According to photography b...
03:22 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 'Battle Worlds: Kronos' Promises New Vision for Turn-Based Strategy Games
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03:14 am +02 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Dad Draws Different Lunch Bag Art Every Day Since 2008
David LaFerriere has illustrated his kids' lunch bags with a Sharpie marker since 2008. And during those five years, none of his drawings have been the same"I used to work nights at a newspaper, and I...
02:54 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Suspect Behind World's Biggest DDoS Attack Arrested
A Dutchman on Thursday was arrested and charged with being behind one of the biggest cyber attacks ever, according to reports. The man has only been identified by his initials "SK," his age (35-years-...
02:36 am +02 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 50 Million LivingSocial Accounts Compromised After Hack
Add this to LivingSocial's growing list of woes: The money-losing daily deals site admitted Friday that it has been the victim of a cyber attack.A LivingSocial spokesperson said the company has begun ...
02:31 am +02 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Inside an NBA Playoff Team's Digital Strategy
Until this year, the Oakland, Calif.-based Golden State Warriors last made the NBA playoffs in 2007. Twitter was barely a year old, Facebook was still years away from world domination and YouTube had ...
02:31 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable IFC and Marc Maron Overshare Their Way to Success
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02:00 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Galaxy S4 Teardown Reveals What's Inside Samsung's Flagship
The Samsung Galaxy S4 isn't even for sale yet, but various people have already completely disassembled the smartphone, and the consensus is clear: It's relatively easy for owners to take apart and fix...
01:33 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Amazon's Quest for Domain Name Rubs Brazil, Peru the Wrong Way
It may be hard to believe, but the popular online retailer Amazon isn't the only entity out there with that nameWhile the e-commerce giant has its sights sets on snagging various top-level domains ...
01:18 am -04 - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable NBA's Weirdest Player Tweets a Pic of His Drained Knee Fluid
NBA fans know Metta World Peace is, shall we say, "out there." He changed his name from Ron Artest. He famously brawled with fans during a game in Indianapolis. He recorded the immortal Michael Jackso...
01:14 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Dad Draws Different Lunch Bag Art Every Day Since 2008
David LaFerriere has illustrated his kids' lunch bags with a Sharpie marker since 2008. And during those five years, none of his drawings have been the same"I used to work nights at a newspaper, and I...
12:56 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 2014 Corvette Stingray to Cost $2,395 More Than Its Predecessor
The 2014 Corvette Stingray debuted in January, but among all the impressive stats and glossy pictures was one crucial missing piece of information: its price. On Friday, Chevrolet solved that riddle, ...
12:36 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable 50 Million LivingSocial Accounts Compromised After Hack
Add this to LivingSocial's growing list of woes: The money-losing daily deals site admitted Friday that it has been the victim of a cyber attack.A LivingSocial spokesperson said the company has begun ...
12:31 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Inside an NBA Playoff Team's Digital Strategy
Until this year, the Oakland, Calif.-based Golden State Warriors last made the NBA playoffs in 2007. Twitter was barely a year old, Facebook was still years away from world domination and YouTube had ...
12:09 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable AOL Music Is Closing
AOL employees revealed Friday on Twitter that news website AOL Music and properties associated with it will close and employees in the division will be immediately laid offSpinner, a rock news website...
12:00 am GMT - Sat, April 27, 2013
Mashable Can an App Steal Your Credit Card Data?
Thieves are now using an app, in conjunction with near field communication (NFC), to swipe credit card information by waving their phones at close proximity to a victim's wallet or jacket, according t...
11:47 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Childbirth vs. Kick to the Groin: Which Is More Painful?
It's the battle to end all battles. The question to end all questions. The one thing generations have always wondered: Which is more painful, delivering a baby or getting a swift kick to the family je...
11:46 pm +10 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Shed Light on Your Cooking With This Phosphor LED Fixture
Even if you're the "Iron Chef" of you own home, if you can't fully see what you're chopping up for dinner, your guests may complain that little bits of fingernail are not part of the recipe. With that...
11:35 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Learn Color Theory With This Brainteasing Mobile Game
If you fancy yourself as a right-brained creative type, there's a new mobile puzzle game that will tickle your artistic side and even teach you something.Blendoku is a free game for iOS and Android th...
11:10 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 2 Ways to Fix the Typing-on-Touchscreens Problem
Considering how much typing on a glass touchscreen blows in comparison to using hard keys, it's easy to imagine how Blackberry saw the first iPhone back in 2007 and thought, "Bah, this isn't a threat....
10:49 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable HTC One vs. Samsung Galaxy S4: Which Android Phone Wins?
There are two smartphones that are bringing a lot of excitement to the Android community: the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One. Each phone brings its own distinctive features that make it a standout ...
10:43 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable How the NFL Is Running a Social Media Empire
As prospect draftees arrived at the 2013 NFL Draft on Thursday night, they were ushered to an iPad station set up to look like a goal post. Players smiled into the tablet's front-facing camera and pos...
10:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Father and Son Win $1 Million in Tank Design Contest
The spare-time online activities between a son, a father, and his friend resulted in a $1 million prize from the Pentagon's mad scientists from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)The...
10:22 pm -05 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 'Battle Worlds: Kronos' Promises New Vision for Turn-Based Strategy Games
Battle Worlds: Kronos has been a labor of love for developer KING Art Games. Originally created more than six years ago, the project has taken Kickstarter by storm and has more than doubled its origin...
10:13 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Phone Condoms Protect Devices From the Rain
Smartskin Condoms for Smartphones are sheaths made from soft and stretchy thermoplastic that cover your device to protect it. The skins slip on and stretch to fit, and sealing tabs are provided to sti...
10:04 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Manti Te'o Falls in NFL Draft After Internet Scandal
As recently as several months, Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o was considered a surefire first round NFL Draft pick who could even land in the top 10. Yesterday, 32 NFL teams had a chance to selec...
09:56 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable The White House Joins Tumblr and Promises GIFs
The White House has joined Tumblr, and oh yes, there will be GIFs."We see some great things here at the White House every day, and sharing that stuff with you is one of the best parts of our jobs," re...
09:51 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Samsung Reportedly Working on 'Rugged' Galaxy S4
Love the Galaxy S4, but wish it were built a little tougher? Samsung may soon have just the smartphone for you.The company is reportedly working on a rugged version of the Galaxy S4. According to the...
09:34 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 'Excited Biologist' Captures Hearts and Minds of Reddit
Reddit user Unidan rapidly rose to celebrity status on the network, after charming dozens of science lovers in a thread about unbelievable facts Wednesday."Biologist here!" is how he starts most of hi...
09:26 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Report: Smartphone Shipments Overtake Feature Phones for First Time
It was only a matter of time.Smartphone shipments overtook feature phone shipments worldwide in the first quarter of this year for the first time ever, according to a new report from IDC.There were 41...
09:15 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Country Stars Grieve Death of George Jones on Twitter
Country legend George Jones, who had top-charting singles in five separate decades starting in the 1950s, died Friday at age 81 in Nashville after postponing two shows and being hospitalized for blood...
08:56 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 2014 Corvette Stingray to Cost $2,395 More Than Its Predecessor
The 2014 Corvette Stingray debuted in January, but among all the impressive stats and glossy pictures was one crucial missing piece of information: its price. On Friday, Chevrolet solved that riddle, ...
08:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Can a Side Business Help Reduce Your Taxes?
Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four. As CEO of CorpNet.com, a legal document filing service, Nellie helps entrepreneurs start a business, incorporate,...
08:36 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 50 Million LivingSocial Accounts Compromised After Hack
Add this to LivingSocial's growing list of woes: The money-losing daily deals site admitted Friday that it has been the victim of a cyber attack.A LivingSocial spokesperson said the company has begun ...
08:33 pm -05 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Amazon's Quest for Domain Name Rubs Brazil, Peru the Wrong Way
It may be hard to believe, but the popular online retailer Amazon isn't the only entity out there with that nameWhile the e-commerce giant has its sights sets on snagging various top-level domains ...
08:10 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Cost Per Like: A Subjective Valuation of Your Facebook Fans
"Cost per Like" often crops up in conversations about Facebook advertising, though it isn't a term officially sanctioned by Facebook. So what exactly does it mean?Cost per Like refers to the cost of a...
08:06 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Things You Didn't Know About Girl Scout Cookies
Samoas and Thin Mints and Tagalongs, oh my! It's time to celebrate those little cookies that make diets shut right up and give you reason to shell out hundreds of dollars to your co-workers' kids each...
07:47 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Wavii Confirms Google Bought It
One month after Yahoo made headlines by announcing its acquisition of Summly, a startup that uses algorithms and natural-language processing to serve short summaries of articles, Google has snatched u...
07:47 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Wavii Confirms Google Acquisition
One month after Yahoo made headlines by announcing its acquisition of Summly, a startup that uses algorithms and natural-language processing to serve short summaries of articles, Google has snatched u...
07:47 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Childbirth vs. Kick to the Groin: Which Is More Painful?
It's the battle to end all battles. The question to end all questions. The one thing generations have always wondered: Which is more painful, delivering a baby or getting a swift kick to the family je...
07:42 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 18 Drawings You'll Swear Are Actual Photographs
Take a look at the image above. Pretty surreal. At first glance (or second, or third), it looks like a photograph — maybe a little faded, compared to most high-definition shots we're now used to...
07:02 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Michael Bublé Stuns Subway Riders With Surprise Performance
Singer Michael Bublé recently shocked New Yorkers at the 66 Street-Lincoln Center subway stop with an a cappella performance of Jackson 5's "Who's Lovin' You." "That is the coolest thing ever," h...
06:49 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable HTC One vs. Samsung Galaxy S4: Which Android Phone Wins?
There are two smartphones that are bringing a lot of excitement to the Android community: the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One. Each phone brings its own distinctive features that makes it a standout...
06:47 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 Screens Compared: It's a Tie
One of the most important features on any smartphone is its display, since it's how the user experiences every single app, piece of content or message via the phone. So how does the screen on the bran...
06:43 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable How the NFL Is Running a Social Media Empire
As prospect draftees arrived at the 2013 NFL Draft on Thursday night, they were ushered to an iPad station set up to look like a goal post. Players smiled into the tablet's front-facing camera and pos...
06:36 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable DDoS Attack Looks Like an Intense Game of Pong
We've all heard of DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks bringing down web servers, but we bet most people can't really imagine what a DDoS attack looks likeLogstalgia visualizes web-server acc...
06:18 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Vine App Coming to Android 'Soon'
The popular iOS video-sharing app Vine will be coming to Android in the near future, according to its founders.The Verge is reporting the app — which Twitter launched in January — will bri...
06:04 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Manti Te'o Falls in NFL Draft After Internet Scandal
As recently as several months, Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o was considered a surefire first round NFL Draft pick who could even land in the top 10. Yesterday, 32 NFL teams had a chance to selec...
06:02 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 20 Exceptional CSS Boilerplates and Frameworks
CSS frameworks have been the foundations of web projects for many years. However, in the age of responsive design, a framework has even more benefits. A well-built CSS framework or boilerplate can str...
05:43 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Amazon's Earnings 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 storiesA...
05:26 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Report: Smartphone Shipments Overtake Feature Phones for First Time
It was only a matter of time.Smartphone shipments overtook feature phone shipments worldwide in the first quarter of this year for the first time ever, according to a new report from IDC.There were 41...
05:13 pm -05 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Phone Condoms Protect Devices From the Rain
Smartskin Condoms for Smartphones are sheaths made from soft and stretchy thermoplastic that cover your device to protect it. The skins slip on and stretch to fit, and sealing tabs are provided to sti...
05:02 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable How Technology Has Made Me a Better Mom
Jeana Lee Tahnk is a high-tech PR consultant and writer who focuses on technology and parenting. She pens the Screen Play technology blog for Parenting Magazine and also writes for Cool Mom Tech and m...
04:51 pm -05 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Samsung Reportedly Working on 'Rugged' Galaxy S4
Love the Galaxy S4, but wish it were built a little tougher? Samsung may soon have just the smartphone for you.The company is reportedly working on a rugged version of the Galaxy S4. According to the...
04:36 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Are Negative Twitter Messages Contagious?
Does a negative post on Twitter have infectious germs powerful enough to influence the behavior of tweeters? Maybe. Then again, maybe not.A new report from the American Council on Science and Health c...
04:34 pm -05 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 'Excited Biologist' Captures Hearts and Minds of Reddit
Reddit user Unidan rapidly rose to celebrity status on the network, after charming dozens of science lovers in a thread about unbelievable facts Wednesday."Biologist here!" is how he starts most of hi...
04:10 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Cost Per Like: A Subjective Valuation of Your Facebook Fans
"Cost per Like" often crops up in conversations about Facebook advertising, though it isn't a term officially sanctioned by Facebook. So what exactly does it mean?Cost per Like refers to the cost of a...
03:42 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 18 Drawings You'll Swear Are Actual Photographs
Take a look at the image above. Pretty surreal. At first glance (or second, or third), it looks like a photograph — maybe a little faded, compared to most high-definition shots we're now used to...
03:41 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable New Apple Ad Highlights iPhone 5 Camera
Apple has launched a new ad for the iPhone 5, this time focusing on the device's photo featuresThe ad shows people taking photos with the iPhone in various conditions: in daylight, at night, at sports...
02:18 pm -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Vine App Coming to Android 'Soon'
The popular iOS video-sharing app Vine will be coming to Android in the near future, according to its founders.The Verge is reporting the app — which Twitter launched in January — will bri...
01:46 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Shed Light on Your Cooking With This Phosphor LED Fixture
Even if you're the "Iron Chef" of you own home, if you can't fully see what you're chopping up for dinner, your guests may complain that little bits of fingernail are not part of the recipe. With that...
12:56 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable AT&T Enters the World of Home Automation
Armed with a smartphone and an app, you can control many aspects of your digital life. You can unlock your front door from afar with Lockitron, change the temperature in your home using a Nest thermos...
12:23 pm GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable The New York Times Already Has a Google Glass App
Google Glass owners — all several of you — rejoice, as you can now peruse The New York Times on your shiny pair of augmented reality glassesThe official New York Times Google Glass app let...
11:17 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 'XCOM' Becomes a Tactical Shooter in 'The Bureau'
Players can again enter the 'XCOM' universe and fight aliens later this summer, this time in a tactical third-person shooter, 2K Games announced Friday.The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is 2K's attempt at...
10:22 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Fan-Made Title Sequence Does 'Man of Steel' Justice
You've seen the latest Man of Steel trailer and are primed for the summer blockbuster's June 14 release. But that's still almost two months away, so what to do until then? Here's something to tide you...
08:23 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable The New York Times Already Has a Google Glass App
Google Glass owners — all several of you — rejoice, as you can now peruse The New York Times on your shiny pair of augmented reality glassesThe official New York Times Google Glass app let...
07:54 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Remember When Space Was Totally Awesome?
If you're nostalgic for those times you could spend hours playing games instead of being an adult, you are not alone.YouTube cartoon channel Animation Domination High Def posted this sensory-pleasing ...
07:39 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Man Proposes to His Girlfriend With a Drone
In the age of Internet and ubiquitous technology, we've seen a lot of great, original marriage proposals, even geekily romantic ones. But this one, made with the aid of a drone, might very well top th...
07:20 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Get Ready for Summer With This Mega Trailer Mashup
This summer, superheroes will face down evil, robots will clash with monsters, and monsters will ... go to college. Those are just a few of the plot lines this season's surefire blockbusters hold in s...
07:17 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 'XCOM' Becomes a Tactical Shooter in 'The Bureau'
Players can again enter the 'XCOM' universe and fight aliens later this summer, this time in a tactical third-person shooter, 2K Games announced Friday.The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is 2K's attempt at...
07:03 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Sports News App Aggregates Tweets Related to Your Favorite Teams
Sports fans that use a tablet or smartphone — the "second screen" — during live game broadcasts are becoming more and more common these days. For this year's Super Bowl, a Century 21 Real ...
06:46 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Spring Into Action With Homemade Scene From 'The Matrix'
The "bullet-dodging" scene from 1999's The Matrix is one of the most iconic action sequences in film history. It's irreplaceable, right?In a way. The folks at CineFix released their own, homemade vers...
06:27 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable CISPA Probably Won't Be Introduced In the Senate
The House of Representative's version of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, probably won't be taken up in its entirety by the Senate, according to a new report. CISPA passed ...
06:08 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable George Lucas Museum Wants Your Facebook Likes
Not so long ago, in a city near, near the Bay, a certain retired filmmaker decided to build a place he could hang his Death Star-sized art collection and share it with a public eager for inspiration. ...
05:44 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Luke Hairballer and Han Whiskero Star in Animal 'Star Wars'
In a litterbox far, far away (under the stairs), Luke Hairballer and Han Whiskero battle Kittytroopers and Dog Vader.That's the basic plot — give or take a gerbil playing Yoda — of "Paw Wa...
05:26 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Show Us the Beauty of Your Hometown
When the luxury of travel to another city or country eludes us, we can turn to familiar haunts to get away from it all — without getting away at all. The comfort of a hometown haven can be as in...
05:08 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable ABC Wants Your Instant TV Feedback — With Emoticons
So you sit down for some important programming, whether a Barack Obama speech or your favorite sitcom. You've got all the fixings: Comfy chair, tasty snacks and, of course, your second screen device o...
04:19 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Aaron Swartz Documentary Seeks Funding on Kickstarter
When Internet activist and hacker Aaron Swartz committed suicide, his death resonated far beyond his circle of friends, family and acquaintances, touching technology's greatest minds, other Internet a...
03:54 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Remember When Space Was Totally Awesome?
If you're nostalgic for those times you could spend hours playing games instead of being an adult, you are not alone.YouTube cartoon channel Animation Domination High Def posted this sensory-pleasing ...
03:51 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Instapaper Bought By Betaworks — Why the Big Fuss?
Do you use Instapaper? No, me neither. But the $3.99 app, which lets you save stuff to read later when outside a wifi or 3G zone, has a small and highly devoted following. Which is why a small segment...
03:43 am +02 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Office Ad Turns 'Forbes' Magazines Into Wi-Fi Hotspots
Like other tech companies, Microsoft has advertised some of its products in the past by offering free Wi-Fi in public places like subways and park benches. Now, the company is doing something a little...
03:03 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Sports News App Aggregates Tweets Related to Your Favorite Teams
Sports fans that use a tablet or smartphone — the "second screen" — during live game broadcasts are becoming more and more common these days. For this year's Super Bowl, a Century 21 Real ...
02:59 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Yahoo's Chairman Resigns
Fred Amoroso, Yahoo's chairman of the board, is resigning his position, the company announced late Thursday.Amoroso took over as Yahoo's chairman in May at the same time that Ross Levinsohn was appoin...
02:46 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Spring Into Action With Homemade Scene From 'The Matrix'
The "bullet-dodging" scene from 1999's The Matrix is one of the most iconic action sequences in film history. It's irreplaceable, right?In a way. The folks at CineFix released their own, homemade vers...
02:35 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Chevy Spark EV is World's Most Efficient Electric Car, Says GM
The upcoming Spark EV is the most efficient production electric vehicle in the world, according to GM. The company backs up that audacious claim with some hard numbers about the Spark EV's EPA mileage...
02:14 am +02 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Places You Can't Use Google Glass
Google Glass, the tech giant's augmented reality eyeglasses project, lets you capture photos, record video and surf the web all at eye level. But this kind of innovation isn't free of limitations.Curr...
01:55 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Mobile Apps Are the New Network TV, Without the Ad Dollars
Researcher Flurry reported on Thursday that the audience for mobile apps has hit 58 million in primetime — 8 p.m. — a figure that rivals that of the top three TV networks on a very good ni...
01:43 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Office Ad Turns 'Forbes' Magazines Into Wi-Fi Hotspots
Like other tech companies, Microsoft has advertised some of its products in the past by offering free Wi-Fi in public places like subways and park benches. Now, the company is doing something a little...
01:33 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Brings Back Beloved Design Features
In March, Pinterest rolled out a new site design with larger images, a cleaner layout, and several new discovery and navigation features. Since that time, users have praised and criticized various asp...
01:11 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Wounded Veterans Send Inspiring Message to Boston Survivors
"We stand with you." Those are the powerful words delivered by U.S. veterans to survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings in this new video.Shoulder 2 Shoulder, a Virginia-based Service Disabled Veter...
01:08 am -04 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable ABC Wants Your Instant TV Feedback — With Emoticons
So you sit down for some important programming, whether a Barack Obama speech or your favorite sitcom. You've got all the fixings: Comfy chair, tasty snacks and, of course, your second screen device o...
12:42 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Amazon Stock Flat After Strong Earnings Report
After missing analysts' expectations for three consecutive quarters, Amazon beat the Street's forecast, reporting earnings of $0.18 per share compared to earnings of $0.28 per share last year. Wall St...
12:27 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable Texting Your Parents About Drug Deals Is Terrible (and Hilarious)
Comedian Nathan Fielder made parents across the country Google "rehab" with a little game that he challenged his 39,000 Twitter followers to playThe fun all started with this tweet encouraging followe...
12:14 am GMT - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Places You Can't Use Google Glass
Google Glass, the tech giant's augmented reality eyeglasses project, lets you capture photos, record video and surf the web all at eye level. But this kind of innovation isn't free of limitations.Curr...
12:08 am -05 - Fri, April 26, 2013
Mashable ABC Wants Your Instant TV Feedback — With Emoticons
So you sit down for some important programming, whether a Barack Obama speech or your favorite sitcom. You've got all the fixings: Comfy chair, tasty snacks and, of course, your second screen device o...
11:56 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable NFL Draft Fans Even Have Opinions on Players Who Don't Exist
Fresh from the Jimmy Kimmel School of Blowhard Shaming comes this video of ever-expansive NFL Draft fans pontificating, as they do, on pro prospects' relative strengths and weaknesses. The catch? The ...
11:54 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Leap Motion Delays Pre-Order Ship Date
You'll have to put aside those dreams of a Minority Report-style interface for just a bit longerLeap Motion, the pint-sized technology that can turn an average desktop or laptop into a gesture-control...
11:27 pm -07 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable CISPA Probably Won't Be Introduced In the Senate
The House of Representative's version of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, probably won't be taken up in its entirety by the Senate, according to a new report. CISPA passed ...
11:26 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Engaging Facebook Cover Photos
Ever since Facebook introduced its new cover photo design back in fall 2011, brands, celebrities and ordinary folks have been challenged on how exactly to use that prominent piece of real estate.For t...
11:06 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter for Mac Update Improves Photo Sharing, Adds Retina Support
Twitter issued an update on Thursday for Twitter for Mac for the first time since 2011, bringing a number of improvements to the Mac version of the app.Most notably, the update improves photo sharing....
10:47 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Hyundai Ad Makes Light of Suicide, Ignites Internet Firestorm
What happens when you create a car advertisement depicting suicide? Hyundai tried that stunt in the UK last week, and by Thursday the Hyundai ad had certainly garnered plenty of attention, but not at ...
10:36 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Your YouTube Views Could Treat 100,000 Children With Malaria
Mary and Martha, starring Oscar-winner Hilary Swank and nominee Brenda Blethyn, tells the dramatic story of two mothers who bond over the malaria-induced deaths of their sons.Leading up to the film's ...
10:29 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable FitBark Is a FitBit for Your Dog
Ever wonder if your pooch is active enough?A new product called FitBark attempts to help you find out. A sort of FitBit for your canine companion, the device keeps track of how active your dog is, and...
10:26 pm -07 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Show Us the Beauty of Your Hometown
When the luxury of travel to another city or country eludes us, we can turn to familiar haunts to get away from it all — without getting away at all. The comfort of a hometown haven can be as in...
10:09 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Baby Mugging Meme Serves Up Kids in Cups
Got some kids laying around? Just throw 'em in dishware and they'll keep for an extra few days"Baby mugging," the latest photo fad sweeping Instagram, has nothing to do with stealing kids' cookies, bu...
09:52 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable WWDC Sells Out in Less Than 2 Minutes
Want to go to Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, often referred to as WWDC? Hopefully you got in early because the event sold out in just two minutes.Cult of Mac reports tickets were gone in just...
09:38 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Google: Government Censorship Attempts Increasing
Google released its traditional six-month Transparency Report Thursday, the seventh since the company started releasing this type of data in 2010. And, according to the report, which covers July to De...
09:08 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable YouTube's First-Ever Comedy Week Coming in May
Comedy fans should look no further than YouTube to get a mega serving of standup. The company announced on Tuesday the first-ever YouTube Comedy Week, a collection of live events, video premieres and ...
08:57 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Immersing Consumers in 'Immersive Experiences'
Different brands have different business methods, but they all have at least one goal in common: to engage audiences effectively. Today's brands want to beat the competition by getting consumers to en...
08:56 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable How to Follow the NFL Draft Online
The National Football League is cooking up a heap of digital ways for fans to follow along with the 2013 NFL Draft, which kicks off on Thursday night at Radio City Musical Hall in New York City.From i...
08:51 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Beyonce Embraces Earth, Wind, Fire and Water in H&M Ad
The "Beyoncé as Mrs. Carter in H&M" advertising campaign continues with a new commercial that features the global superstar decked in H&M garb and introduces fans to "Standing on the Sun,...
08:40 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable SchadenFreezers: Depressing Jokes in Orange, Grape and Cherry Flavors
Schadenfreude: The satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune. It's a pretty narcissistic point of view — but it's not as bad if the misfortunes are fictional, right? Matt Moore...
08:33 pm -05 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Brings Back Beloved Design Features
In March, Pinterest rolled out a new site design with larger images, a cleaner layout, and several new discovery and navigation features. Since that time, users have praised and criticized various asp...
08:27 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Texting Your Parents About Drug Deals Is Terrible (and Hilarious)
Comedian Nathan Fielder made parents across the country Google "rehab" with a little game that he challenged his 39,000 Twitter followers to playThe fun all started with this tweet encouraging followe...
08:19 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Missing Student Wrongfully Suspected of Boston Bombings Found Dead
Sunil Tripathi, a 22-year-old Brown University student who has been missing since mid-March, was confirmed dead Thursday after authorities recovered his body from the Providence River this week. Tripa...
08:07 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
If you learn one thing from this video, it's that you should never bring a Ouija board to jury duty.If you learn two things, it'll probably be about giraffe pee. If you learn all five things, great. D...
08:04 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable NYT CEO Expects to Sell 'Boston Globe' This Year
Despite the warm praise for its Boston Marathon bombings coverage, The New York Times Co.'s plan to sell The Boston Globe is still on.On a Q1 2013 earnings call Thursday, Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson s...
08:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Email Warrant Measure Gets Senate Judiciary Nod
A measure that would require law enforcement to get a warrant to read citizens' emails regardless of their age or whether they have been opened passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on a voice vote Th...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Yeehaw! 8 Funny Reactions to Dick Cheney's Cowboy Hat
Vice President Dick Cheney made a Texas-sized fashion statement when he showed up to the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center wearing a cowboy hat.Sure, the gathering of the five livin...
07:38 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable I'll Be Heir for You: 'Game of Thrones' Done 'Friends' Style
It's safe to say that Game of Thrones and Friends exist in two completely different realms — figuratively and literally — since one is in the mythical time and place of Westeros and the ot...
07:37 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Controller Will Track Your Movements
The forthcoming PlayStation 4 can track players' positions in a room, using the light bars on the system's new controller, according to a video Sony released Thursday morning.The video focuses on the ...
07:25 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable See All 5 Living Presidents Together
All five living United States presidents — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter — are in attendance at Thursday's dedication of the George W. Bush ...
07:10 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable MacBook Pro Is 'Best Performing' Windows Laptop, Report Claims
A report from PC services company Soluto claims the "best performing" Windows laptop is one that wasn't primarily made to be used with Windows: Apple's MacBook ProIn creating this report, Soluto claim...
06:53 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Forget the DSLR, Your Smartphone Is All You Need
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Most of us walk around al...
06:53 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 50+ Tech Events in Seattle, London and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether that's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ...
06:42 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Nintendo Opts Out of Large E3 Presentation
Nintendo is bucking tradition and skipping out on a larger presentation at this year's E3, instead focusing on smaller, closed-door events at the show.The company's CEO Satoru Iwata made the announcem...
06:36 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Your YouTube Views Could Treat 100,000 Children With Malaria
Mary and Martha, starring Oscar-winner Hilary Swank and nominee Brenda Blethyn, tells the dramatic story of two mothers who bond over the malaria-induced deaths of their sons.Leading up to the film's ...
06:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Socially Awkward: Reasons This YouTube Host Is Crying
Stop what you're doing right now and look at Bill Clinton wearing a fedora. If that's not the awesomest thing you've ever seen, then perhaps a one-way trip to Mars or a squirrel dressed as a pirate is...
06:29 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable FitBark Is a FitBit for Your Dog
Ever wonder if your pooch is active enough?A new product called FitBark attempts to help you find out. A sort of FitBit for your canine companion, the device keeps track of how active your dog is, and...
06:28 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Android Tablet Market Share Nearly Matches the iPad
The worldwide market share of Android tablets is just a few percentage points below that of Apple's iPad, new research says. Meanwhile, Windows tablets have carved out a significant but "niche" market...
06:28 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Charles Schwab Besieged by DDoS Attacks
Charles Schwab & Co. has been suffering from denial-of-service attacks, blocking access to the site for two hours on Tuesday and slowing the online operations of the financial services firm interm...
06:13 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable The Pirate Bay Finds New Home in Iceland
After bouncing around several top-level domains over the past couple of months, BitTorrent tracker The Pirate Bay has finally found a home in IcelandThe Pirate Bay's search for a TLD — initiated...
06:01 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable What Would You Do If You Ran Apple?
Don’t cry for Apple. It’s got billions of dollars, strong revenues (even if profits are dipping a bit), legions of customers and fans, a product line many companies would kill for and a de...
05:56 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Announces Lower-Priced Digital Subscription
The New York Times Company is planning to introduce several new products and initiatives at the end of this year and early next, including a lower-priced option for digital subscribers, the company an...
05:52 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable WWDC Sells Out in Less Than 2 Minutes
Want to go to Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, often referred to as WWDC? Hopefully you got in early because the event sold out in just two minutes.Cult of Mac reports tickets were gone in just...
05:38 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Google: Government Censorship Attempts Increasing
Google released its traditional six-month Transparency Report Thursday, the seventh since the company started releasing this type of data in 2010. And, according to the report, which covers July to De...
05:28 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Cheer Up With These 12 Sunny GIFs
Spring is more torturous than winter. Sure, you survived the cold, dreary weather, but now the sun is shining and everything is bright and beautiful — and you're still stuck at work or school.Th...
05:13 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable New Xbox to be Announced May 21 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....
05:01 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 'LinkedIn Contacts' Helps You Build, Maintain Important Relationships
LinkedIn launched LinkedIn Contacts Thursday, a new mobile and web solution for building and maintaining relationships that are important to you.“All of us know that professional networking is s...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Star Trek Wikia Portal Is an Official Enterprise
Type “Star Trek” into Google, and you’ll get more than 71 million results for the iconic, 47-year-old sci-fi franchise. It boasts legions of fans and continues to generate fresh cont...
04:57 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Immersing Consumers in 'Immersive Experiences'
Different brands have different business methods, but they all have at least one goal in common: to engage audiences effectively. Today's brands want to beat the competition by getting consumers to en...
04:54 pm -07 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Leap Motion Delays Pre-Order Ship Date
You'll have to put aside those dreams of a Minority Report-style interface for just a bit longerLeap Motion, the pint-sized technology that can turn an average desktop or laptop into a gesture-control...
04:31 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Vacationing Americans Prefer Giving Up Booze Over Mobile Devices
There's no denying it: We're pretty attached to those rectangular gadgets in our bags and pockets. Indeed, a new survey found that even when offered a hotel discount in exchange for unplugging while o...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 25 Of The Most Engaged Brands On Twitter
What does it take for a brand to engage with its audience on Twitter?Social media startup Nestivity released a list of the top 25 most engaged brands on Twitter Thursday, taking a look at what exactly...
04:26 pm -07 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Engaging Facebook Cover Photos
Ever since Facebook introduced its new cover photo design back in fall 2011, brands, celebrities and ordinary folks have been challenged on how exactly to use that prominent piece of real estate.For t...
04:04 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable NYT CEO Expects to Sell 'Boston Globe' This Year
Despite the warm praise for its Boston Marathon bombings coverage, The New York Times Co.'s plan to sell The Boston Globe is still on.On a Q1 2013 earnings call Thursday, Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson s...
03:37 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable PlayStation 4 Controller Will Track Your Movements
The forthcoming PlayStation 4 can track players' positions in a room, using the light bars on the system's new controller, according to a video Sony released Thursday morning.The video focuses on the ...
03:10 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable MacBook Pro Is 'Best Performing' Windows Laptop, Report Claims
A report from PC services company Soluto claims the "best performing" Windows laptop is one that wasn't primarily made to be used with Windows: Apple's MacBook ProIn creating this report, Soluto claim...
02:44 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable LG to Launch Smartphone With a Flexible Screen Late This Year
LG plans to launch a smartphone with a flexible OLED display in Q4 2013, the company has announced during its financial results callNo details about the device were disclosed. Making an entirely flexi...
02:42 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Nintendo Opts Out of Large E3 Presentation
Nintendo is bucking tradition and skipping out on a larger presentation at this year's E3, instead focusing on smaller, closed-door events at the show.The company's CEO Satoru Iwata made the announcem...
02:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable What Would You Do If You Ran Apple?
Don’t cry for Apple. It’s got billions of dollars, strong revenues (even if profits are dipping a bit), legions of customers and fans, a product line many companies would kill for and a de...
01:57 pm -07 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Immersing Consumers in 'Immersive Experiences'
Different brands have different business methods, but they all have at least one goal in common: to engage audiences effectively. Today's brands want to beat the competition by getting consumers to en...
01:56 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Announces Lower-Priced Digital Subscription
The New York Times Company is planning to introduce several new products and initiatives at the end of this year and early next, including a lower-priced option for digital subscribers, the company an...
01:27 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Augmented Reality Brings 3D Street Art to Life
Artist Leon Keer has worked on a large number of 3D street paintings in the last couple of years at events around the world. Because these street paintings have to be viewed from an exact vantage poin...
01:13 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Bill Clinton Joins Twitter For Real This Time
Former President Bill Clinton officially joined millions of other Twitter users Wednesday night, tweeting from the handle @BillClintonWhile comedian and television host Stephen Colbert previously got ...
01:01 pm -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 'LinkedIn Contacts' Helps You Build, Maintain Important Relationships
LinkedIn launched LinkedIn Contacts Thursday, a new mobile and web solution for building and maintaining relationships that are important to you.“All of us know that professional networking is s...
12:43 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Video: This Is How Water Will Look Like in Games of the Future
Although graphics in 3D computer games has gone really far in the last decade or so, the water in most of them does not look very real — especially when you throw a couple of solid objects into ...
12:43 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Video: This Is What Water Will Look Like in Games of the Future
Although graphics in 3D computer games has gone really far in the last decade or so, the water in most of them does not look very real — especially when you throw a couple of solid objects into ...
12:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable CNN's President Freaked Out By Twitter
Almost two and a half decades ago, CNN became a household name with its 24-hour coverage of the war in the Persian Gulf and Operation Desert Storm. Never before had viewers been literally bombarded wi...
12:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Scares CNN President
Almost two and a half decades ago, CNN became a household name with its 24-hour coverage of the war in the Persian Gulf and Operation Desert Storm. Never before had viewers been bombarded with nonstop...
11:20 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Kim Jong-Un's Life Parodied in New 'Draw My Life' Video
The recent onslaught of "Draw My Life" videos — in which someone's life is represented by a series of crude drawings — had to include North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at some pointIn this p...
10:35 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Announces 'Exclusive' Deal for 'Saturday Night Live' Content
Yahoo announced Wednesday that it struck a deal with production company Broadway Video to exclusively stream Saturday Night Live content.In an official blog post, CEO Marissa Mayer revealed that the p...
09:57 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Hubble Dreams: 1946 Paper Promoted Powerful Space Telescope
The Hubble Space Telescope is aging. But there was a time when it was merely a twinkle in some astronomer's eye.In fact, we know exactly who that astronomer was, and when he first told the world about...
08:58 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Bill Clinton Officially Joins Twitter
Bill Clinton received a warm welcome from Twitter, after the former U.S. president officially joined the microblogging network Wednesday nightWelcome to Twitter @billclinton, 42nd President of the Uni...
08:20 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Scan These Smart Pajamas to Read Your Kids a Bedtime Story
No bedtime routine with your kids is complete without a good story. And now, one Idaho-based company has added a futuristic twist to the age-old ritual.Smart PJs, based in Idaho Falls, Idaho, has desi...
08:01 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Pew: Online Political Engagement Can Lead to Offline Activism
Americans are increasingly engaging with political issues on social media — leading some to become civic activists offline, a study from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Pr...
07:42 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable The Pro's Guide to Working Remotely
Does the four-hour work week really exist?Even before the bestseller hit stores in 2007, entrepreneurs everywhere had been searching for author Tim Ferriss' elusive algorithm for the se...
07:20 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Kim Jong-Un's Life Parodied in New 'Draw My Life' Video
The recent onslaught of "Draw My Life" videos — in which someone's life is represented by a series of crude drawings — had to include North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at some pointIn this p...
07:19 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Listen to Alexander Graham Bell's Voice from 128 Years Ago
Alexander Graham Bell — inventor of the telephone — may have died over 90 years ago, but you can still hear his voice todaySmithsonian researchers recovered Bell's voice from a historical ...
07:04 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable CoFoundersLab is Like Match.com For Aspiring Entrepreneurs
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: CoFoundersLabOne-L...
06:40 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Quits Twitter, Smartphone for NBA Playoffs
How bad does LeBron James want to win a second straight NBA title? Well, the Miami Heat superstar is doing something most of us would never consider: abstaining from TwitterJames told Fox Sports Wedne...
06:21 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Zynga Launches 'Draw Something 2' With New Tools, Social Features
Zynga has officially launched Draw Something 2, the followup to its highly-successful Pictionary-like mobile app Draw Something, which was released last year.Unveiled during the company’s earnin...
06:00 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable How an Indian IT Consultant Became a Dutch Soccer Star on Twitter
Robin van Persie is one of the world's top soccer players, starring for Manchester United and the Dutch national team. Many fans know him simply as "RVP." Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad is a man in ...
05:30 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable A Look at the 'Inside 3D Printing' Conference in New York
For two days, New York became the center of the 3D-printing world, with some of the industry's leading companies gathering at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Monday and Tuesday3D Systems, Mak...
05:03 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable You've Got 99 Problems and They're All First World
Admit it — you've had your fair share of "first world problems." Whether you ran out of sriracha sauce or have too many smudges on your glasses, you've complained about trivial situations that p...
05:02 am -07 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable CNN's President Freaked Out By Twitter
Almost two and a half decades ago, CNN became a household name with its 24-hour coverage of the war in the Persian Gulf and Operation Desert Storm. Never before had viewers been literally bombarded wi...
04:57 am +02 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable JBL Charge Speaker: Size of a Beer Can, Sounds Like a Keg
If you're looking for a portable Bluetooth speaker, JBL just rolled out its JBL Charge, a beer-can sized speaker that promises great sound and plenty of battery life. The speaker's 6000 mAh lithium-io...
04:40 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable You Can Have a Cup of Coffee With Tim Cook for $90,000
Have you always wanted to meet Tim Cook? Those dreams can now become a reality — if you happen to have $90,000, that is.A posting on the site Charity Buzz is offering a once-in-a-lifetime oppor...
04:31 am +02 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable World's First 'Braille Smartphone' in Development
For all of their advantages, smartphones still fall a little short for some — specifically, for those living with visual impairmentWhile apps like Siri and SayText do offer a good deal of assist...
04:27 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Shaq Picks the 5 Funniest NBA Fails This Season
Ah, sports fails — the Internet gift that keeps on giving. The 2012-2013 NBA regular season recently finished, offering of up a fresh crop of LOL-worthy mistakes from the greatest basketball pla...
04:17 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable NBC Tunes Into Social With 'Million Second Quiz' Game Show
The Voice is a huge hit, thanks in part to its strong integration of social TV and the second screen. Now NBC is hoping to replicate that success with a new live competition show airing this fall call...
04:08 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable New $100 Bill to Debut in U.S. This October
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that a new U.S. $100 bill — first announced back in 2010 — will debut on Oct. 8, 2013.This is only the fourth time in U.S. history that the $100 bil...
03:52 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Meet Sugar Bush: The World's Most Photographed Squirrel
Even if it pains us to say it, we are growing tired of those cosplay cats and dressed up dogs. It's time for a new animal to don a fetching get-up for our amusement. And Sugar Bush may just be that ne...
03:42 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable The Pro's Guide to Working Remotely
Does the four-hour work week really exist? Even before the bestseller hit stores in 2007, entrepreneurs everywhere had been searching for author Tim Ferriss' elusive algorithm for the s...
03:31 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Incendiary NASA Video Shows 3 Years of Sun Explosions in 3 Minutes
For the past three years, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has tracked our sun as it approaches something called "solar maximum," which is the scientific term for the star's peak in solar activ...
03:19 am -04 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Listen to Alexander Graham Bell's Voice from 128 Years Ago
Alexander Graham Bell — inventor of the telephone — may have died over 90 years ago, but you can still hear his voice todaySmithsonian researchers recovered Bell's voice from a historical ...
02:57 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable JBL Charge Speaker: Size of a Beer Can, Sounds Like a Keg
If you're looking for a portable Bluetooth speaker, JBL just rolled out its JBL Charge, a beer-can sized speaker that promises great sound and plenty of battery life. The speaker's 6000 mAh lithium-io...
02:31 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable World's First 'Braille Smartphone' in Development
For all of their advantages, smartphones still fall a little short for some — specifically, for those living with visual impairmentWhile apps like Siri and SayText do offer a good deal of assist...
02:10 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable 'Tuna Melt' Could Be the Most Elaborate Rube Goldberg Video Yet
There have been dozens of Rube Goldberg videos passing across our desks, but this one has to be the most elaborate we've ever seen. A combination of falling dominoes and outlandish tricks, this video ...
02:00 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Baby Sea Turtles Inspire Flippered Robot
Flippered robots inspired by sea-turtle hatchlings could shed light on how the ancestors of terrestrial animals first evolved to crawl on land, researchers say.Such research could also lead to amphibi...
01:53 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Fight Jet Lag With This Wearable Light
Frequent travelers who constantly fly across multiple time zones know how hard it is to even maintain a semblance of a "normal" sleep schedule. A new device from an Australian-based sleep research com...
01:41 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable The Science and Fiction of 'Oblivion'
Oblivion, the sci-fi mind-bender topping the box office charts this week, is the first big popcorn movie of the season. Set in the year 2077, the film stars Tom Cruise and is notable for being an orig...
01:20 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Will Dummy Cities Be Used to Test Drones in the U.S.?
Last year, as part of Congress' mandate to prepare the American airspace for the age of the unmanned aerial vehicle -– or drone -– the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was ordered to ...
01:14 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Q10 Details Coming From T-Mobile April 29
T-Mobile customers interested in the BlackBerry Q10 can sign-up for notifications of the device's availability starting on April 29.Mashable Tech Editor Pete Pachal called the Q10 "the best keyboard p...
01:01 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Click Here for the Origin of the Buzzword 'Clickability'
No matter how deeply the ways of the web become engrained in us, a few people will always remember the early days. For example, one time many years ago while flipping through a book, perhaps it was "W...
12:50 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Urban Outfitters, Converse Launch Vine Promotion
Urban Outfitters, an early adopter of Twitter's Vine app, is teaming up with Converse for a contest offering a cross-country trip for the best Vine that documents "a day in the life of your Converse s...
12:32 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable Zynga Down 12% After Revenues Fall
Zynga's stock fell as much as 12% in after-hours trading after the company reported that revenues fell 18% in its latest quarter compared to the year-ago period.Though Zynga's revenues were higher tha...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable This Luxury Laptop Costs $1 Million
London-based luxury manufacturer Luvaglio is selling a laptop that's valued at $1 million. In an attempt to combine luxury with functionality, the customized product can feature diamond-encrusted keys...
12:04 am -07 - Thu, April 25, 2013
Mashable CoFoundersLab is Like Match.com For Aspiring Entrepreneurs
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: CoFoundersLabOne-L...
11:59 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 'Self-Proclaimed Leader' of LulzSec Hackers Arrested
Australian authorities have arrested who they claim is a 24-year-old "self-proclaimed leader" of the LulzSec hacking group, which has taken credit for several high-profile hacks and Distributed Denial...
11:43 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 6 Exercise Programs to Get You Swimsuit-Ready
Summer’s just around the corner — have you started working on your swimsuit body yet?Whether you can’t find the time or just plain can’t afford a gym membership, the Internet i...
11:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Incendiary NASA Video Shows 3 Years of Sun Explosions in 3 Minutes
For the past three years, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has tracked our sun as it approaches something called "solar maximum," which is the scientific term for the star's peak in solar activ...
11:26 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Is Your Twitter Password Strong Enough?
Worried about the security of your Twitter password after the @AP hack? A New York-based web developer has created a website to help you checkCoote's site, ismytwitterpasswordsecure.com, greets you wi...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Bon Jovi's Final Concert of U.S. Tour Will Be Live Streamed April 25
Rocker Bon Jovi's final U.S. stop on his "Because We Can" tour will likely be the tour's most-watched concert. Why? Aside from the people attending the April 25 show in San Jose, Calif., fans nowhere ...
11:07 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 15-Year-Old May Be on Her Way to Mars
It was nothing short of fate when Abigail Harrison spotted her hero, astronaut Luca Parmitano, in an airport security lineAt just 15 years old, Harrison knows what she wants to do with her life: becom...
11:03 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable George R.R. Martin Vents About NFL Team on LiveJournal
George R.R. Martin is many things. Among them: brilliant author, nerd demigod and the creative force behind HBO's hit series Game of Thrones. But here's one you may not have guessed. Martin is also, a...
11:00 pm -07 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable How an Indian IT Consultant Became a Dutch Soccer Star on Twitter
Robin van Persie is one of the world's top soccer players, starring for Manchester United and the Dutch national team. Many fans know him simply as "RVP." Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad is a man in ...
10:54 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Competitor 'Telepathy' Aims to Get to Market First
What's a big tech release like Google Glass without a little competition? Tokyo-based entrepreneur Takahito Iguchi, pictured above, has created a wearable computing device called Telepathy One and ...
10:42 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Rover Channels Inner Teenager With Penis Doodle on Mars
Prepare to take your humor back to fifth grade, space nerdsOne of NASA's Mars exploration rovers was wheeling around our next-door planet neighbor when a quick spin and thrust left wheel tracks that r...
10:32 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Don't Blame All of Reddit for Boston Bombing Witch Hunt
An attempt by a handful of Reddit users-cum-wannabe digital forensics experts to find the perpetrator of last week's fatal Boston Marathon bombing has been rightfully criticized as unhelpful by multip...
10:22 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Heart-Wrenching Videos Guaranteed to Make You Cry
Do certain videos or movie scenes send you into full-on waterworks mode?For some, it's a clip of a soldier returning home from overseas to surprise his or her family. For others, Ethan Hawke's "Oh Cap...
10:19 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Hubble Photographs Potential 'Comet of the Century'
NASA's iconic Hubble Space Telescope has snapped stunning new photos of Comet ISON, which could become one of the brightest comets ever seen when it zips through the inner solar system this fallHubble...
10:13 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable How Did You Get Your Best Idea? Share Your Story and Win
Good ideas can come from anywhere — while drinking your morning coffee, having dinner with friends or while traveling the world. When you've come up with your best idea, you remember what you we...
10:01 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Listen to the xx's New Song on 'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack
The Great Gatsby is one of the most anticipated films of the spring, and in typical Baz Luhrmann tradition (Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge!) the soundtrack is an event itself.Today, Mashable is exc...
09:51 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable This App Will Make You Feel Worse About Yourself
For many of us in today's visually-obsessed culture, self-image is a fragile thing. We were reminded of that last week, when a Dove ad featuring a forensic artist who draws portraits of women as they ...
09:43 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Next-Generation Xbox Coming May 21
The next Xbox is on its wayMicrosoft sent out invitations Wednesday to a press event at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters. Promising “A New Generation Revealed,” the May 21 event is expecte...
09:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable The Science and Fiction of 'Oblivion'
Oblivion, the sci-fi mind-bender topping the box office charts this week, is the first big popcorn movie of the season. Set in the year 2077, the film stars Tom Cruise and is notable for being an orig...
09:31 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Case Protects From Spills
You know that moment when you're carrying your iPad in one hand and your water bottle or drink in the other ... and the two somehow come together? You know it can have disastrous effects on your carry...
09:20 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Will Dummy Cities Be Used to Test Drones in the U.S.?
Last year, as part of Congress' mandate to prepare the American airspace for the age of the unmanned aerial vehicle -– or drone -– the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was ordered to ...
09:19 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Apple's Payout to Shareholders Will Be World's Largest — Ever
In a matter of months, Apple shareholders deftly transitioned from being owners of the world’s pre-eminent growth story to musty dividend drawers in the world’s premier blue chip value sto...
09:02 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 'Joffrey Bieber' Tumblr Proves Justin Is Real Heir to the Iron Throne
Any resident of Westeros will vow eternal disdain for King Joffrey Baratheon. Even his Uncle Tyrion is happy to slap him around for being such an arrogant little foolAnd (almost) any resident of real ...
09:01 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Click Here for the Origin of the Buzzword 'Clickability'
No matter how deeply the ways of the web become engrained in us, a few people will always remember the early days. For example, one time many years ago while flipping through a book, perhaps it was "W...
08:59 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates: Satellites and GPS Are Fighting Polio
The world is on the brink of its second major disease eradication. Polio may soon meet the fate of smallpox, the last natural case of which was found in 1977. Bill Gates knows that this enormous globa...
08:45 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Sony's Digital Binoculars Get Smaller, Better, Cooler
Binoculars may seem archaic in the era of superzoom cameras, but they're still extremely useful in specific situations, such as observing wildlife. That's why Sony sees a bright future for its line of...
08:42 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Get Lost in These 19 Fascinating Maps
In the simplest sense of the word, a map is a spatial representation of something. It provides us with a sense of context, scale and location. Maps began as 2D depictions, but technology and data enab...
08:36 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 15 Spectacular Views From Around the World
If you're longing to see the world, these beautiful photos can transport you to another place — at least for a little whileLast week, we asked to see your photos from far, far away for the Masha...
08:31 pm -07 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Incendiary NASA Video Shows 3 Years of Sun Explosions in 3 Minutes
For the past three years, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has tracked our sun as it approaches something called "solar maximum," which is the scientific term for the star's peak in solar activ...
08:24 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Nokia Unveils World's First Phone With a WhatsApp Button
Nokia has added a WhatsApp button for instant messaging to its new Asha 210 smartphone — the first phone to do so.The mobile manufacturer announced this week that the low-budget Asha 210 ($72), ...
08:15 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable This Luxury Laptop Costs $1 Million
London-based luxury manufacturer Luvaglio is selling a laptop that's valued at $1 million. In an attempt to combine luxury with functionality, the customized product can feature diamond-encrusted keys...
08:08 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Woman Travels Through Time in Iconic Images
What if time travel were a possibility? What moment in time would you choose to adventure back to and experience for yourself? While we all might have different times we'd select for our journey, most...
07:49 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Mobile to Account for 25% of U.S. Online Sales by 2017
Tap and buy: Come 2017, approximately 25% of online retail transactions in the U.S. will take place on mobile devices, more than double the number that occurred in 2012, according to an eMarketer stud...
07:45 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Apple's Earnings Report: 4 Big Red Flags
Investors and analysts can't seem to decide whether Apple just gave them good news or bad news.Apple's stock has been on a roller coaster ride since the company released its March earnings report shor...
07:28 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 21 Travel Tumblrs for Jet-Setters
"Two blogs diverged in a Dashboard, and sorry I could not follow both..." or something like that is probably what Robert Frost would say if he were here to see the 21st century travelerToday, it does ...
07:28 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Weak Wii U Sales Hurt Nintendo's Profits
The Wii U sold disappointingly for Nintendo and affected the company's bottom line for the last fiscal year, according to financial earnings released early Wednesday.The next-generation console was re...
07:21 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Bon Jovi's Final Concert of U.S. Tour Will Be Live Streamed April 25
Rocker Bon Jovi's final U.S. stop on his "Because We Can" tour will likely be the tour's most-watched concert. Why? Aside from the people attending the April 25 show in San Jose, Calif., fans nowhere ...
07:09 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable NASA Fires Cellphones Into Space
NASA this week took a handful of cheap but powerful smartphones, slapped them to a gigantic rocket and blasted them into low-earth orbit to see how they'd fare. The project, called PhoneSat, is one of...
07:07 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 15-Year-Old May Be on Her Way to Mars
It was nothing short of fate when Abigail Harrison spotted her hero, astronaut Luca Parmitano, in an airport security lineAt just 15 years old, Harrison knows what she wants to do with her life: becom...
06:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Corgi Dressed as Panda: 'I Hate You, Human'
The conversation between this corgi dressed as a panda and its owner probably went a little something like this:Corgi: "Let's do something fun today."Human: "Yay! I have a great idea!"Corgi: "It scare...
06:37 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable The Father of Cyberpunk Tries Google Glass
If there's any piece of emerging technology that most closely resembles the cyberpunk imaginings of science-fiction writers, it's Google Glass. The product achieved a notable symbolic milestone this w...
06:37 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Job Hunter Designs Resume to Look Like Kickstarter
Social resumes are nothing new — and we've seen impressive ones popping up in recent months. From an online application mimicking an Amazon product page and interactive infographics to a 6-secon...
06:25 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Updates iOS App With Social Sharing
Days after it introduced its first mobile ads, Tumblr updated its iOS app to version 3.3.1, adding several important new featuresThe new version lets users share posts via social networks such as Twit...
06:21 pm -05 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Bon Jovi's Final Concert of U.S. Tour Will Be Live Streamed April 25
Rocker Bon Jovi's final U.S. stop on his "Because We Can" tour will likely be the tour's most-watched concert. Why? Aside from the people attending the April 25 show in San Jose, Calif., fans nowhere ...
06:14 pm +01 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Zach Braff Launches Very Geeky Film Kickstarter
What could be better than Zach Braff launching a campaign to get his new film funded on Kickstarter? How about Zach Braff launching a campaign to get his new film funded on Kickstarter and it's an in...
06:07 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Hot Marketing Jobs at Time Inc., NBC Universal and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
05:51 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable This TV Ad Was Shot With an iPhone 5
The average TV commercial is said to cost around $350,000, but it's safe to say this ad for Allied Irish Bank was well south of thatThe ad was shot entirely with an iPhone 5. “It was a big decis...
05:51 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable What's White House Policy on Neutralizing Damaging Tweets?
The Obama administration's social media outreach apparently does not extend to countering market-moving falsified tweets about the White House.Midday on Tuesday, a hacked Associated Press Twitter acco...
05:37 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Coke's New Ad Campaign to Feature 61 Branded Websites
Coca-Cola on Wednesday unveiled a global marketing campaign that employs 61 URLs with snackable content around the theme of "The Ahh Effect," a new positioning for the brand.The campaign uses the URL ...
05:37 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Getting Started With Twitter #Music
Last week Twitter launched Twitter #Music, its new stand-alone music service. A mobile app as well as a web service, Twitter Music helps music lovers discover new tunes, and with the help of Rdio and...
05:31 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Case Protects From Spills
You know that moment when you're carrying your iPad in one hand and your water bottle or drink in the other ... and the two somehow come together? You know it can have disastrous effects on your carry...
05:15 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Announces WWDC 2013: June 10-14
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference will take place this year between June 10-14 at San Francisco's Moscone West, the company announced on Wednesday.As with previous years, the conference will foc...
05:14 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Zach Braff Launches Very Geeky Film Kickstarter
What could be better than Zach Braff launching a campaign to get his new film funded on Kickstarter? How about Zach Braff launching a campaign to get his new film funded on Kickstarter and it's an in...
05:09 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Apple's Earnings 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....
05:07 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Report: Amazon Planning TV Set-Top Box to Stream Internet Video
Amazon is planning to release a TV set-top box, according to a report.The company is planning to launch the item this fall, according to Bloomberg Businessweek, which cites "three people familiar with...
05:01 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable An Unforeseen Problem With Oculus Rift
Oculus Rift, the next-generation virtual-reality headset that raised more than $2.4 million on Kickstarter, will soon be available to gamers everywhere. As a result, everyone and their grandmother is ...
04:59 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates: Satellites and GPS Are Fighting Polio
The world is on the brink of its second major disease eradication. Polio may soon meet the fate of smallpox, the last natural case of which was found in 1977. Bill Gates knows that this enormous globa...
04:31 pm -05 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Case Protects From Spills
You know that moment when you're carrying your iPad in one hand and your water bottle or drink in the other ... and the two somehow come together? You know it can have disastrous effects on your carry...
04:08 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Woman Travels Through Time in Iconic Images
What if time travel were a possibility? What moment in time would you choose to adventure back to and experience for yourself? While we all might have different times we'd select for our journey, most...
03:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Sorry, Killer Robots: Campaign Aims to Stop You
So you thought a Terminator-like future of metal machines mowing each other down on battlefields sounded pretty cool, did you? Well, wipe that smile off your face, fleshy one. Killer robots are a real...
03:42 pm -07 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Rover Channels Inner Teenager With Penis Doodle on Mars
Prepare to take your humor back to fifth grade, space nerdsOne of NASA's Mars exploration rovers was wheeling around our next-door planet neighbor when a quick spin and thrust left wheel tracks that r...
03:06 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable See 'Man of Steel' a Day Early — via Walmart
Superman fans who want to see "Man of Steel" one day early can do so at Walmart, which has partnered with Warner Bros to sell tickets for an advance screening of the movie.The tickets will become avai...
02:37 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable The Father of Cyberpunk Tries Google Glass
If there's any piece of emerging technology that most closely resembles the cyberpunk imaginings of science-fiction writers, it's Google Glass. The product achieved a notable symbolic milestone this w...
02:19 pm -07 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Apple's Payout to Shareholders Will Be World's Largest — Ever
In a matter of months, Apple shareholders deftly transitioned from being owners of the world’s pre-eminent growth story to musty dividend drawers in the world’s premier blue chip value sto...
02:07 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Weapons Builder Says He's Ready to Print Entire Handgun
For Cody Wilson, the world's most notorious 3D printing gunsmith, it all started with a simple question: "Can you use a 3D printer to print a gun?" The answer to that question might come sooner than a...
01:37 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Coke's New Ad Campaign to Feature 61 Branded Websites
Coca-Cola on Wednesday unveiled a global marketing campaign that employs 61 URLs with snackable content around the theme of "The Ahh Effect," a new positioning for the brand.The campaign uses the URL ...
01:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Zach Braff Launches Kickstarter for Garden State Follow-Up
What could be better than Zach Braff launching a campaign to get his new film funded on Kickstarter? How about Zach Braff launching a campaign to get his new film funded on Kickstarter and it's an in...
12:14 pm GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Trailer for 'The Bling Ring' Starring Emma Watson Debuts Online
The trailer for Sofia Coppola's latest directorial effort, The Bling Ring, is making waves after hitting the interwebs TuesdayInspired by real-life events, the film follows a group of fame-obsessed te...
11:38 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S 4 Delayed on T-Mobile
It seems HTC One will not be the only Android flagship that suffered from the delay flu this year, at least on some carriersT-Mobile has announced that Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be available on April 29...
11:06 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Is Pakistan the Next Frontier for Entrepreneurs?
The Internet industry in Pakistan is at an extremely exciting point, and the outlook for local entrepreneurs and venture capitalists is strong in the mid to long runAs the sixth largest country in the...
10:12 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Twitter Is Working on Two-Factor Authentication, Report Says
Twitter is currently testing two-factor authentication, and plans to roll it out to users soon, according to a reportThe microblogging network is conducting internal tests before gradually debuting th...
09:05 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Twitter Two-Factor Authentication is Obvious — And Necessary
Alongside the buzz about Twitter becoming our primary source of news is the realization that not everything you read on the microblogging network can be trusted. Usually, this is because people are to...
08:50 am -07 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Sorry, Killer Robots: Campaign Aims to Stop You
So you thought a Terminator-like future of metal machines mowing each other down on battlefields sounded pretty cool, did you? Well, wipe that smile off your face, fleshy one. Killer robots are a real...
08:01 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S4: Best Android Phone Ever
Samsung's Galaxy S III was one of the most successful Android smartphones of all time, but is the Galaxy S4 a worthy successor?In a word: yes. The Galaxy S4 manages to build on the framework that help...
07:38 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S 4 Delayed on T-Mobile
It seems HTC One will not be the only Android flagship that suffered from the delay flu this year, at least on some carriersT-Mobile has announced that Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be available on April 29...
07:28 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable A Touchscreen You Can Pinch, Poke and Stretch
There are touchscreen displays and 3D displays, but now there’s one that combines the two: a flexible screen that users can pinch, poke and stretch.The screen, designed by Dhairya Dand and Rob H...
07:00 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Q10 Is for Keyboard Lovers Only
Are keyboard phones still relevant? For BlackBerry, a company that practically invented the QWERTY phone, the answer could prove pivotal to its future. You can see how much BlackBerry understands that...
06:36 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Bizarre YouTube Challenges You Should Try at Home
By now, you're familiar with the cinnamon challenge. Maybe you know someone brave enough to ingest a spoonful of cinnamon on film. Or perhaps you were foolhardy enough to try it yourself. There's even...
05:59 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Nike+ FuelBand App Update Adds Facebook Photo Sharing
Nike updated its Nike+ FuelBand app Tuesday to include the ability to share more information about a workout with Facebook friends.Users can now capture photos of their workout, such as a view fr...
05:29 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Augmented Reality Tickets Give Sports Fans a Boost
An Indian cricket team will introduce augmented reality-enhanced tickets for its fans next month. The Royal Challengers Bangalore are just the latest of a handful of sports clubs to use the still-emer...
05:05 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Twitter Two-Factor Authentication is Obvious — And Necessary
Alongside the buzz about Twitter becoming our primary source of news is the realization that not everything you read on the microblogging network can be trusted. Usually, this is because people are to...
05:00 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Pedaling Through the Cycles of Life
There are many ways to measure your life, like achieving milestones, tracking your bank account and even seeing how tall you grow. But what about observing the size and shape of your bike?SEE ALSO: Mo...
04:50 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Syfy's 'Robot Combat League' Makes Major Tech Dream Come True
Robot Combat League, Syfy's new reality series pitting 12 expensive, 8-feet-tall humanoid machines against each other in tournament-style face-offs, ends Tuesday night with the final two robots. And w...
04:45 am +02 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Go Home, Internet: Robert De Niro Snuggled Lil Bub
Image via Rob Kim/Getty ImagesAlright, Internet, you had your fun today with hipper-than-hip hipsters and meme faces, but now the time has come to go home.Robert De Niro met Lil Bub. Yes, the legenda...
04:30 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Watch the Top 10 NBA Dunks This Season
If there's one thing the Internet loves, it's cat videos. If there's another, it's people getting dunked on.In that spirit, the world's premier basketball league recently released its countdown of thi...
04:00 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Study Finds Voice-to-Text Apps Don't Increase Driver Safety
In an effort to be a safer driver, many people, myself included, have started using voice-to-text mobile apps like Siri to keep two hands on the steering wheelHowever, a new study by the Texas A&M...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Can Social Media Predict the NFL Draft?
With weeks of speculation, rumor-mongering and paranoid misinformation leaks, the NFL Draft is riddled by smoke screens and uncertaintyBut what if social media holds all the true answers? That's the p...
03:24 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Focus Twist Turns Your iPhone Into a Lytro Camera
A new mobile app called Focus Twist mimics the experience of Lytro’s focus-shift technology on your iPhone, allowing you to change the focal point of a photo after snapping a shot.To create a ph...
02:45 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Go Home, Internet: Robert De Niro Snuggled Lil Bub
Image via Rob Kim/Getty ImagesAlright, Internet, you had your fun today with hipper-than-hip hipsters and meme faces, but now the time has come to go home.Robert De Niro met Lil Bub. Yes, the legenda...
02:18 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable The Incredible Shrinking Apple
Apple had a good day. The market cheered the company's fiscal second quarter results despite the fact that the company's year-over-year profits declined for the first time since 2003However, the big p...
02:07 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Tim Cook Hints Apple Won't Release New Products Until Fall
Don't hold your breath for any big Apple product launches this summer.Apple's CEO Tim Cook suggested during the March quarter earnings call Tuesday that the company will not be releasing any new produ...
01:59 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Nike+ FuelBand App Update Adds Facebook Photo Sharing
Nike updated its Nike+ FuelBand app Tuesday to include the ability to share more information about a workout with Facebook friends.Users can now capture photos of their workout, such as a view fr...
01:49 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Women Narrowing Gap in IT Jobs
Women in information technology jobs are earning roughly the same salaries as their male counterparts, provided they share equal levels of experience and education and parallel job titles, a recent re...
01:36 am -05 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Bizarre YouTube Challenges You Should Try at Home
By now, you're familiar with the cinnamon challenge. Maybe you know someone brave enough to ingest a spoonful of cinnamon on film. Or perhaps you were foolhardy enough to try it yourself. There's even...
01:35 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Can 'Tetris' Cure Lazy Eye?
The endlessly addictive Tetris may be good for the treatment of lazy eye, according to a study released by McGill University scientists. The act of following Tetris pieces down the screen causes both ...
01:29 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Augmented Reality Tickets Give Sports Fans a Boost
An Indian cricket team will introduce augmented reality-enhanced tickets for its fans next month. The Royal Challengers Bangalore are just the latest of a handful of sports clubs to use the still-emer...
01:18 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable NFL Player Tweets Worldly Retirement Photo
Scott Fujita is a winner. He attended UC Berkeley, played 11 NFL seasons and won a Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints in 2010So it's no real surprise Fujita announced his retirement from pro footb...
01:02 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Posts First Profit Decline in a Decade
Apple beat Wall Street's estimates for revenue and sales of the iPhone and iPad in the March quarter, but the company's profits declined year-over-year for the first time in a decade.Apple sold 37.4 m...
12:50 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Syfy's 'Robot Combat League' Makes Major Tech Dream Come True
Robot Combat League, Syfy's new reality series pitting 12 expensive, 8-feet-tall humanoid machines against each other in tournament-style face-offs, ends Tuesday night with the final two robots. And w...
12:49 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Tips for Solving Your Sequester Flight Delay Woes
The sequester, a series of federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, forced the FAA to cut employees' hours by approximately 10% — air traffic controllers included. That loss is alread...
12:30 am -04 - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable Watch the Top 10 NBA Dunks This Season
If there's one thing the Internet loves, it's cat videos. If there's another, it's people getting dunked on.In that spirit, the world's premier basketball league recently released its countdown of thi...
12:22 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable What Do Psy and Bill Gates Have in Common?
What do technologist turned philanthropist Bill Gates and South Korean rap sensation Psy have in common? Both have achieved major accomplishments in the tech world: Psy's is the first video to hit 1 b...
12:05 am GMT - Wed, April 24, 2013
Mashable For Drivers, Voice-to-Text Is Also Dangerous
If you wear your phone’s headset while driving to send voice-activated text messages, you may be putting yourself and other drivers in danger. A new study from researchers at the Texas Transport...
11:33 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Jake Johnson Charmingly Imitates Popular Internet Memes
Jake Johnson is apparently just as good at impersonating Internet celebs as he is being irresistibly goofy as Nick Miller on Fox's New GirlThe self-proclaimed "competitive" actor sat down with MadeMan...
11:17 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Q10 Coming to Canada on May 1
BlackBerry has announced that its long-awaited keyboard phone running BlackBerry 10 software, the Q10, will launch on May 1 in Canada.Canadian carriers Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility and Telus will al...
10:52 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Watch SpaceX's Record-Breaking Rocket Launch
SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket soared 820 feet into the air, held steady against winds and finally landed safely.SEE ALSO: Elon Musk on How SpaceX Saved Dragon Spacecraft From Certain DoomHomepage image ...
10:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Coachella Fans: So Hip They Like Bands That Don't Even Exist
Are you down on certain segment of the current generation of teens and 20-somethings because you think they're nothing but a bunch of vapid, status-obsessed dingbats more concerned with picking the ri...
10:18 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable The Incredible Shrinking Apple
Apple had a good day. The market cheered the company's fiscal second quarter results despite the fact that the company's year-over-year profits declined for the first time since 2003However, the big p...
10:11 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Here's the Weirdest Photo Coincidence on the Internet Today
Add another amazing Internet coincidence to the list of WTF moments. With 80 billion-ish people online (estimation), weird flukes shouldn't be that rare, but how often do these moments involve the coo...
10:07 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Tim Cook Hints Apple Won't Release New Products Until Fall
Don't hold your breath for any big Apple product launches this summer.Apple's CEO Tim Cook suggested during the March quarter earnings call Tuesday that the company will not be releasing any new produ...
09:50 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Facebook Revamps Brand Pages for Mobile, Desktop Coming Soon
Facebook has been quietly reworking the design of its mobile brand Pages, the first results of which are now on display on Facebook's mobile web and iOS apps. New designs will be coming to Android ...
09:38 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable AP Twitter Hack Falsely Claims Explosions at White House
The Associated Press falsely tweeted on Tuesday news that the White House was subjected to two explosions and President Obama had been injured. The message was a part of an alleged hack on the wire se...
09:29 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Cool Cooking Lifehacks
Are you a ninja in the kitchen? Can you chop an onion without crying and split an apple in half with your bare hands? Then we applaud your skills! And we've collected 10 further cooking hacks that you...
09:18 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable NFL Player Tweets Worldly Retirement Photo
Scott Fujita is a winner. He attended UC Berkeley, played 11 NFL seasons and won a Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints in 2010So it's no real surprise Fujita announced his retirement from pro footb...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Flying Concept Car Could Hover Over Congestion
Automaker Hyundai recently held what seems like the best office-wide contest ever, asking its R&D engineers to show off their ideas. And they certainly did, unveiling a multi-rotor flying electric...
09:06 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable The 14 Weirdest Video Games Ever Created
The world of video games is nothing short of creative. Starting back in the early 1980s, when graphics were limited, both developers and players had to use their imaginations to ensure enticing gamepl...
09:02 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Apple Posts First Profit Decline in a Decade
Apple beat Wall Street's estimates for revenue and sales of the iPhone and iPad in the March quarter, but the company's profits declined year-over-year for the first time in a decade.Apple sold 37.4 m...
08:53 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable College Students Raise $375K for Boston Charity
Within hours of last Monday's Boston Marathon bombing, a pair of college students had already scraped together a plan to raise money for victims and their families. Nick Reynolds and Chris Dobens, fr...
08:47 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Journalism or Press Release? This Tool Will Tell
We live in an age of information, it is said again and again. But that doesn't mean we live in an age of good information, as last week seemed intent on bearing out. Each day, we have to weigh the cre...
08:45 pm -07 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Can Social Media Predict the NFL Draft?
With weeks of speculation, rumor-mongering and paranoid misinformation leaks, the NFL Draft is riddled by smoke screens and uncertaintyBut what if social media holds all the true answers? That's the p...
08:34 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Surveillance Footage of Bumbling Burglar Turned Into an Ad
Earlier this month, surveillance video of a bumbling, oddly dressed burglar attempting to break in to a grocery store became a viral sensation, notching more than 6 million views on YouTube and shout ...
08:27 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable How 'The Boston Globe' Covered Its Own City Under Siege
Caleb Solomon knew something big had happened when he heard The Boston Globe's newsroom fill up with noise. Like many of today's newsrooms, The Globe's tends to be relatively quiet, but that changed l...
08:22 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable What Do Psy and Bill Gates Have in Common?
What do technologist turned philanthropist Bill Gates and South Korean rap sensation Psy have in common? Both have achieved major accomplishments in the tech world: Psy's is the first video to hit 1 b...
08:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Oxygen Teams Up With Tumblr to Infuse TV Shows With GIFs
Oxygen will begin airing GIFs during its TV shows starting May 8 with Best Ink 2, a competition show for tattoo artists hosted by Fall Out Boy rocker Pete WentzIn the past, GIFs had been used only onl...
08:08 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable How Much Would It Cost to Be Iron Man 3 in Real Life?
It would cost $10 billion to fund superhero Iron Man's lavish high-tech lifestyle in Iron Man 3 — about $9 billion more than past films.Fictional billionaire Tony Stark is the CEO of his company...
07:55 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Report: Top 500 YouTube Brands Average 884,000 Monthly Views
The top 500 brands on YouTube generate 442 million views per month, averaging 884,000 each, according to a report.Outrigger Media's analysis, which used its Open Slate analytics platform, also shows t...
07:52 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Internet Sales Tax Poised to Pass Senate
A bill allowing states to collect sales tax from online retailers that lack a physical presence in their borders appears primed to pass the Senate this week. The Marketplace Fairness Act passed a proc...
07:38 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable This VW YouTube Pre-Roll Ad Skips Itself
Volkswagen illustrates its DSG Tiptronic Transmission's automatic transmission with a YouTube ad that automatically skips itself.The ad, aimed at Brazilian consumers and supporting the VW Fusca, lasts...
07:23 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Celebrities' Most Asinine Tweets Set to Music
Celebrities love to share their deep thoughts in 140 characters on Twitter. That's not to say though that these tweets feature profound words of wisdom. In fact, most of the time, celebrity Twitter st...
07:15 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable How Astronaut Chris Hadfield Snaps Photos in Space
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who currently lives on board the International Space Station, shows off his photography skills from space.SEE ALSO: What Happens When You Wring Out a Washcloth in Sp...
07:05 pm -05 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable For Drivers, Voice-to-Text Is Also Dangerous
If you wear your phone’s headset while driving to send voice-activated text messages, you may be putting yourself and other drivers in danger. A new study from researchers at the Texas Transport...
07:01 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable BitTorrent Takes Its File-Syncing Service Public
Like the idea of syncing files but don't trust the cloud? You're a prime candidate for BitTorrent Sync, the peer-to-peer service's app that copies and syncs files between computers. Introduced in Janu...
06:44 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Removes Paywall for Videos
In an attempt to beef up its online video viewership, The New York Times announced Tuesday that its videos are now available in full for free to everyone, including those without a subscription to the...
06:30 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Coachella Fans: So Hip They Like Bands That Don't Even Exist
Are you down on certain segment of the current generation of teens and 20-somethings because you think they're nothing but a bunch of vapid, status-obsessed dingbats more concerned with picking the ri...
06:22 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 'Thor 2: The Dark World' Trailer Reveals Unlikely Companion
The first official trailer for the upcoming Thor 2: The Dark World is now onlineUnlike the first trailer preview, released in November 2012, this full-length trailer shows less space scenes and reveal...
06:11 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Here's the Weirdest Photo Coincidence on the Internet Today
Add another amazing Internet coincidence to the list of WTF moments. With 80 billion-ish people online (estimation), weird flukes shouldn't be that rare, but how often do these moments involve the coo...
06:03 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Apple Earnings Preview: What to Expect
Every earnings report from Apple is viewed as a market moving event, but even by that standard, today's report is huge.For months, Apple's perception on Wall Street and Main Street has been tarnished ...
05:57 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Netflix Beats HBO in Subscribers 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 storiesN...
05:35 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 15 Adorable Things That Delight Lil Bub
Lil Bub is here to bring the cheer.Stretch your smile muscles and prepare for a rush of serotonin because the Internet's cutest cat has 15 tidbits of joy to share. Bub has a seemingly magical power ov...
05:35 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Anyone Can Be Found on Social Media in 12 Hours
In 1967, the American social psychologist Stanley Milgram sent out 160 packages to randomly chosen individuals in the U.S., asking them to forward them to a single individual living in Boston. The tas...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Lettrs App Lets You Send Snail Mail From Your iPhone
In an age dominated by social media, the quality of our long-distance interactions is diminishing. There's only so much you can say in a 140-character tweet, it's tough to express yourself in a Facebo...
05:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Cap'n Crunch Gets YouTube Late-Night Talk Show
Cap'n Crunch is looking for a comeback and placing bets on social media — and a touch of nostalgia — to make it happen.The cereal brand is launching an online late-night talk show for its ...
04:47 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Journalism or Press Release? This Tool Will Tell
We live in an age of information, it is said again and again. But that doesn't mean we live in an age of good information, as last week seemed intent on bearing out. Each day, we have to weigh the cre...
04:42 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable ThingLink's Interactive Images Come to Facebook
Marketers just got a powerful new way to reach fans on Facebook: interactive images powered by ThingLink.The popular interactive-image platform officially hit Facebook on Tuesday morning. That means p...
04:41 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Global Malware Hackers Use Social Media to Escape Cyber Sleuths
Malware has gone global, with Asia and Eastern Europe the two main malware hotspots, according to a new report from an online security company. The company says hackers are using new techniques, such ...
04:39 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable New Clock Radio Warns You With Severe Weather Alerts
A new clock radio helps ensure you won't be caught off guard when severe weather affects your area.The new American Red Cross ZoneGuard weather alert clock radio from Etón will flash its integrat...
04:15 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Oxygen Teams Up With Tumblr to Infuse TV Shows With GIFs
Oxygen will begin airing GIFs during its TV shows starting May 8 with Best Ink 2, a competition show for tattoo artists hosted by Fall Out Boy rocker Pete WentzIn the past, GIFs had been used only onl...
03:23 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Celebrities' Most Asinine Tweets Set to Music
Celebrities love to share their deep thoughts in 140 characters on Twitter. That's not to say though that these tweets feature profound words of wisdom. In fact, most of the time, celebrity Twitter st...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable BitTorrent Takes Its File-Syncing Service Public
Like the idea of syncing files but don't trust the cloud? You're a prime candidate for BitTorrent Sync, the peer-to-peer service's app that copies and syncs files between computers. Introduced in Janu...
02:44 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Removes Paywall for Videos
In an attempt to beef up its online video viewership, The New York Times announced Tuesday that its videos are now available in full for free to everyone, including those without a subscription to the...
01:09 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Syrian Hackers Hijack CBS Twitter Accounts
The branded Twitter accounts for the CBS television network news shows 60 Minutes and 48 Hours, as well as the Twitter account of at least one CBS affiliate TV station, were hijacked over the weekend ...
01:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Cap'n Crunch Gets YouTube Late-Night Talk Show
Cap'n Crunch is looking for a comeback and placing bets on social media — and a touch of nostalgia — to make it happen.The cereal brand is launching an online late-night talk show for its ...
12:38 pm -07 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable This VW YouTube Pre-Roll Ad Skips Itself
Volkswagen illustrates its DSG Tiptronic Transmission's automatic transmission with a YouTube ad that automatically skips itself.The ad, aimed at Brazilian consumers and supporting the VW Fusca, lasts...
12:04 pm GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Order Pizza on Your Xbox 360 With the New Pizza Hut App
Pizza Hut is launching an app for Xbox Live, letting users order a pizza through their Xbox 360Once you've linked your Xbox Live account with a Pizza Hut account, and chosen the nearest pizza parlor, ...
11:03 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Google's Eric Schmidt Says Glass for Consumers 'a Year-ish Away'
For those itching to get their hands on Google Glass, executive chairman Eric Schmidt has good news: The high-tech specs will likely go on sale for consumers in a year.In an interview with BBC Radio 4...
09:54 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable BBQ 'Supercharger' Says it Starts Grill in Under 10 Minutes
With the weather getting warmer, many folks are firing up the grill for meaty barbecued goodnessBut according to one company, there's a downside to BBQs — long wait times. A quick scan of the in...
09:01 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Bud Light Surprises NBA Player with 1,100 Cases of Beer
During the Miami Heat's incredible 27-game winning streak earlier this season, forward Shane Battier told NBA.com that he's a superstitious fellow. As the Heat won game after game, Battier said he was...
07:55 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Eight Fun and Funky iPhone Cases You'll Love
Apple reportedly has started planning production on a new iPhone this year, but there's still plenty of time to stock up on cool cases for your iPhone 4's and 5'sSEE ALSO: 7 Super-Slim iPhone CasesWe'...
07:55 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 8 Fun and Funky iPhone Cases You'll Love
Apple reportedly has started planning production on a new iPhone this year, but there's still plenty of time to stock up on cool cases for your iPhone 4's and 5'sSEE ALSO: 7 Super-Slim iPhone CasesWe'...
06:56 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Soccer Star Bites Opponent, Gets Twitter Follow From Mike Tyson
Only on Twitter, folks. Seriously, you can't make this stuff upLuis Suarez, our antagonistic protagonist, here, is something of a bad boy in the soccer world — that is, not necessarily known for...
06:33 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Prosthetic Hand Controlled With iOS App
A new prosthetic hand lets wearers have better control — thanks to an app.Users of Touch Bionics' next generation "i-limb ultra revolution" prosthetic device can configure parts of the hand usin...
05:28 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Director Tweets First Photo of Storm
X-Men: Days of Future Past, the seventh installment in the X-Men film franchise, doesn't arrive in theaters until 2014. But fans are already getting an early glimpse of the movie on social media, part...
04:57 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Engineers Call for 'Repairable' Cellphones to Save Money, Environment
Reduce, reuse and recycle is the foundation of sustainable living. However, it's time to add another "R" to the list — repair.Repairing electronic devices is equally as important as the other th...
04:49 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Smart Prescription Drug Bottle Polices Painkiller Usage to Curb Abuse
Sometimes, too much of a substance that's supposed to help can cause serious harm.Drug overdose death rates in the United States have more than tripled since 1990, according to the Centers for Disease...
04:28 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 14-Year-Old Hoops Phenom's Viral Highlights Are Ridiculous
Meet Seventh Woods. He's got an awesome name and is a high school hoops prodigy who dominates on the basketball court. Oh yeah, and one more thing: he is, apparently, just 14 years oldNo 14-year-old s...
04:11 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable New Malware Hijacks Twitter Accounts for Financial Fraud
Cyber criminals are always looking for new ways to avoid detection, escape cyber sleuths, and carry out their cyber crimes. So it shouldn't be surprising that malicious hackers are now taking advantag...
03:54 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Reddit Apologizes for Boston Marathon 'Witch Hunt'
Last Thursday night, as police in the Boston area engaged in a deadly shootout with two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, much of the social web was sure that Reddit users had successfully ide...
03:32 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable NASA to Webcast Lyrid Meteor Shower Tonight
The annual Lyrid meteor shower may have peaked overnight on Sunday and Monday, but if you missed the celestial fireworks show don't fret. NASA's got you covered.Scientists at NASA's Marshall Space Fli...
02:56 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Soccer Star Bites Opponent, Gets Twitter Follow From Mike Tyson
Only on Twitter, folks. Seriously, you can't make this stuff upLuis Suarez, our antagonistic protagonist here, is something of a bad boy in the soccer world — that is, not necessarily known for ...
02:53 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable iPhone Users Go on More First Dates
Sorry, singles with Android, BlackBerry, Windows or old-school cellphones. Your iPhone-toting compatriots are getting more first date action than you, according to a recent survey of singledom.The sur...
02:33 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Psy's 'Gentleman' Sets Record for Most YouTube Views in Single Day
Korean pop star Psy had the bar raised high for his first song since "Gangnam Style" and, believe it or not, he's breaking records again.In the first 24 hours after its debut, his video for the new so...
02:17 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Kobe Bryant: No More Tweeting During Lakers Games
Kobe Bryant, NBA superstar and recent master of the social media arts, did a pretty cool thing this weekendHis Lakers played their first playoff game of the season on Sunday, against the San Antonio S...
01:54 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Rookie News Anchor Fired After Viral Gaffe
The Internet giveth, and the Internet taketh awayOne day after a viral gaffe brought rookie news anchor A.J. Clemente some short-lived fame on Twitter, the good-natured — but apparently mistake ...
01:38 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable One-Way Mars Mission Will Be World's Best Reality TV Show
Coming up next: Contestants from around the globe duke it out to become the first humans on Mars. Their life stories are inspiring; their training is fierce, and around every corner is another dramati...
01:28 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Director Tweets First Photo of Storm
X-Men: Days of Future Past, the seventh installment in the X-Men film franchise, doesn't arrive in theaters until 2014. But fans are already getting an early glimpse of the movie on social media, part...
01:18 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable A Very Dramatic Reading of a Very Insane Sorority Email
Warning: The above video is NSFWLast week, the women of the University of Maryland chapter of the Delta Gamma sorority got told; told bad. In what may be the most insane, expletive-laden email of all ...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Reddit Blacks Out Some Comments to Protest CISPA
Reddit, already a vocal opponent of CISPA, is attempting to raise awareness for the issue by blacking out some comments on the site.The blackouts appeared on some subreddits beginning Monday morning. ...
12:28 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Netflix Adds 3 Million Streaming Subscribers, Stock Tops $200
Netflix added 3 million subscribers to its streaming video service in the first quarter, bringing the total number to 36 million viewers, the company reported on Monday. Those viewers streamed 4 billi...
12:11 am -04 - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable New Malware Hijacks Twitter Accounts for Financial Fraud
Cyber criminals are always looking for new ways to avoid detection, escape cyber sleuths, and carry out their cyber crimes. So it shouldn't be surprising that malicious hackers are now taking advantag...
12:07 am GMT - Tue, April 23, 2013
Mashable Vine Your Earth Day Good Deeds With #GivingVine
In celebration of Earth Day, a website called HooplaHa.com is asking for people everywhere to submit their own Vines of Earth-friendly acts of kindness under the hashtag #GivingVineHooplaHa, a self-pr...
11:52 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Social Media Day Returns June 30, 2013
Social Media Day is a day to celebrate the ways in which social media has changed our lives for the better. It's also a celebration of people — you, the people who make social media so fun, usef...
11:33 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 33 Songs to Speed Up Spring Cleaning
Spring cleaning can be a daunting task. But the right playlist turns any mundane chore into a chance to discover new songs and to remember old favoritesFor this week's Music Monday, we've compiled a p...
11:17 pm -03 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Kobe Bryant: No More Tweeting During Lakers Games
Kobe Bryant, NBA superstar and recent master of the social media arts, did a pretty cool thing this weekendHis Lakers played their first playoff game of the season on Sunday, against the San Antonio S...
11:16 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Wearable Computing Pioneer: How Google Glass Makes Life Better
Long before it was a gleam in Sergey Brin's eye, Thad Starner was sporting a bulky, comparatively prehistoric version of what would ultimately become Google Glass.Starner introduced wearable computing...
10:59 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable A Dance to the Music of Earth
Remember back in October when NASA discovered the Earth was "singing" to us? Or to put it more prosaically: radio waves emanating from the Van Allen belts that circle the planet were sampled at a CD-l...
10:36 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Report: 8 Million iPhones Returned Due to Problems
Apple returned up to 8 million iPhones to Foxconn “due to appearance of substandard or dysfunctional problems.” This could cost Cupertino’s top manufacturer up to $1.6 billion, accor...
10:08 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Syrian Hackers Hijack World Cup Twitter Account
The official Twitter accounts of the World Cup and FIFA's President Joseph Blatter have been hacked, apparently by Syrian hackers.On Monday afternoon, both @FifaWorldCup and @SeppBlatter started sendi...
09:54 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Rookie News Anchor Fired After Viral Gaffe
The Internet giveth, and the Internet taketh awayOne day after a viral gaffe brought rookie news anchor A.J. Clemente some short-lived fame on Twitter, the good-natured — but apparently mistake ...
09:52 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Mashable Nominated for 3 Webby Awards
Mashable is proud to announce we have been nominated for three Webby Awards: Best User Experience, Best Business Blog and Best Mobile & Apps: News.In December 2012, Mashable launched our redesign,...
09:40 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Google Earth Now Lets You Fly Around the World With Your Hands
Google Earth just upped its cool factor. With the help of motion-control technology, now you can use your hands to fly over mountains, cityscapes and famous landmarks.The company announced on Monday &...
09:35 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 8 Ways to Recycle Your Old Smartphone
What did you do with your old smartphone after you upgraded to the latest iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy III? According to a November 2012 survey by Lookout, 62% of American households have old cellphones...
09:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Nest Thermostat Teams With Energy Providers to Save You Money
Often in the summer when the temperatures soar, humidity hits 100%, and all attempts at conserving energy go out the window, we experience what's called a brownout. That's when the stresses and demand...
09:08 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Celebrate Earth Day With These 10 Spectacular Time-Lapse Videos
Monday is Earth Day — the one day of the year where we celebrate the planet that nurtures us, gives us life and provides us with enough beauty to fill our Instagram feedsSo celebrate our home pl...
09:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Reddit Blacks Out Some Comments to Protest CISPA
Reddit, already a vocal opponent of CISPA, is attempting to raise awareness for the issue by blacking out some comments on the site.The blackouts appeared on some subreddits beginning Monday morning. ...
08:52 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Jason Derulo Uses Vine to Promote New Single
Vine has become a hot app for iPhone users, and brands are just beginning to discover how to market on the platform. Celebrities and comedians have found ways to reach out to fans, and now musicians a...
08:41 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable AHHCHOO! 16 Moments Ruined by Allergies
Sure, Spring weather is lovely — the flowers, new life and warm weather give us reason to spend time outdoors. But don't forget that nature comes with an infestation of pollenThat pesky, neon ye...
08:35 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Eventbrite Isn't Ready to Go Public Just Yet
Those hoping for Eventbrite to go public may have to wait a while longer.The popular online ticketing service announced Monday that it has raised another $60 million in financing led by Tiger Global M...
08:33 pm -03 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 33 Songs to Speed Up Spring Cleaning
Spring cleaning can be a daunting task. But the right playlist turns any mundane chore into a chance to discover new songs and to remember old favoritesFor this week's Music Monday, we've compiled a p...
08:24 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable White House Publishes First Vine
Last week Vine made its debut in the political world with the fist 6-second animated attack ad. Today, the White House joins the Vine bandwagon, publishing its first Vine through its official Twitter ...
08:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Introduces Mobile Ads
Your Tumblr mobile experience is ad-free no more: On Monday, Tumblr announced that is now serving ads in its iPhone and Android apps. The ads are native, taking the form not of banner ads but of posts...
08:06 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable If Planet Earth Had a Facebook Account
Monday is Earth Day which means it's time for people around the world celebrate the planet and advocate its protection. But it's hard to find the perfect way to express your appreciation on this holid...
08:06 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 30 Skiers Do Backflip While Holding Hands
In what may be a new world record, 30 skiers pull off a major backflip while holding hands on the slopes of Mont-Saint-Sauveur in Quebec.SEE ALSO: World's Best Jump Roper Makes It an Extreme SportHome...
07:42 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable New Acer Laptop Looks Like the Enterprise From 'Star Trek'
Acer is holding an event on May 3 called "Redefining the computing experience." What's in store is anyone's guess, but the company is hoping to capitalize on the hype for the upcoming movie Star Trek:...
07:33 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Yahoo App Update Shows Fruits of Summly Acquisition
The initial yield of Yahoo's $30 million acquisition of Summly is now on display. The company relaunched its flagship app for iPhone and iPod touch devices Monday morning, which uses Summly's artifica...
07:13 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Hits Half-Million Downloads
Is Facebook Home a hit? The reception for this Android software has been decidedly mixed, but there is at least one statistic the social network can tout: As of this weekend, Home has been downloaded ...
07:11 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 5 Practical Tips for Perfecting Your Startup Pitch
We are living in the age of the entrepreneur — more people are starting up, and it's ever important to stand out in the crowd. When pitching investors, then, it's crucial that entrepreneurs do t...
07:04 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Boston Police Schooled Us All on Social Media
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07:04 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Advice for Clueless Brands on Social Media
Bob Garfield and Doug Levy explain the rules of the relationship era in their book Can’t Buy Me Like: How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results.Dear Bob & Doug,I run a social...
06:48 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Nokia Sets Stage for QWERTY Phone Launch
Nokia teased a possible new QWERTY phone, coming later this week. The company said it would reveal "something new" early on Wednesday.The announcement, revealed on Nokia's Conversations blog, will com...
06:47 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Volkswagen Teams Up With Apple on iBeetle
The Volkswagen iBeetle might not be the Apple iCar you've been dreaming of, but it's one step closer.The German car manufacturer announced on Monday at the Shanghai Auto Show it's partnering with Appl...
06:36 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Report: 8 Million iPhones Returned Due to Problems
Apple returned up to 8 million iPhones to Foxconn “due to appearance of substandard or dysfunctional problems.” This could cost Cupertino’s top manufacturer up to $1.6 billion, accor...
06:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Antares Rocket Aces First Test Flight
An Antares rocket, one of two launchers developed with NASA backing to fly cargo capsules to the International Space Station, blasted off on its debut mission on Sunday, successfully depositing a dumm...
06:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 25 Incredible Moments in Photos
After a week filled with all forms of memorable events, we bring you those best captured in photos. Last Monday the annual Boston Marathon was victim to a terrible act. Yet, looking beyond that the pe...
06:16 pm -05 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Wearable Computing Pioneer: How Google Glass Makes Life Better
Long before it was a gleam in Sergey Brin's eye, Thad Starner was sporting a bulky, comparatively prehistoric version of what would ultimately become Google Glass.Starner introduced wearable computing...
06:05 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Grooveshark CEO: 'I'm Broke'
When Grooveshark's co-founder and CEO Sam Tarantino talks about what happened to his music startup between 2011 and early 2012, he doesn't hold back: It was, he says, "a year of getting punched in the...
05:56 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Comedy Central Special Experiments With App and Vine
A new Comedy Central special is hitting Twitter and Vine next. And you won't have to pay a penny to laugh.#ComedyFest will be a multipronged social attack geared toward experimenting with bringing old...
05:56 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable The Evian Babies Are Back, Sans Rollerskates
In 2009, a video for Evian featuring babies on rollerskates became the most-viewed ad ever. Now, the babies are back and the video has racked up more than 12 million views in three days, proving that ...
05:40 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Google Earth Now Lets You Fly Around the World With Your Hands
Google Earth just upped its cool factor. With the help of motion-control technology, now you can use your hands to fly over mountains, cityscapes and famous landmarks.The company announced on Monday &...
05:36 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable eBay Enlists Users to Fight Tax Plan
EBay is calling on some 40 million of its users to fight a national legislation that would give states the power to collect sales tax from out-of-state online retailers.John Donahoe, eBay's CEO, sent ...
05:35 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 8 Ways to Recycle Your Old Smartphone
What did you do with your old smartphone after you upgraded to the latest iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy III? According to a November 2012 survey, 62% of American households have old cellphones lying arou...
05:35 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Earth Day: Get Green With Google Doodles
Are you celebrating Earth Day? This year on April 22, more than one billion people "acknowledge the amazing planet we call home and take action to protect it."This year Earth Day is looking at "The Fa...
05:08 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 170+ Openings in Digital Media, Sales and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
04:48 pm GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Google Doodle Honors Earth Day
If you just woke up or even if you're heading out to work, take a moment to lean down and give good old Mother Earth a kiss; it is Earth Day, after all. Google's marking the day with a lively animated...
04:41 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable AHHCHOO! 16 Moments Ruined by Allergies
Sure, Spring weather is lovely — the flowers, new life and warm weather give us reason to spend time outdoors. But don't forget that nature comes with an infestation of pollenThat pesky, neon ye...
04:35 pm -05 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 8 Ways to Recycle Your Old Smartphone
What did you do with your old smartphone after you upgraded to the latest iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy III? According to a November 2012 survey by Lookout, 62% of American households have old cellphones...
04:13 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Introduces Mobile Ads
Your Tumblr mobile experience is ad-free no more: On Monday, Tumblr announced that is now serving ads in its iPhone and Android apps. The ads are native, taking the form not of banner ads but of posts...
03:42 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable New Acer Laptop Looks Like the Enterprise From 'Star Trek'
Acer is holding an event on May 3 called "Redefining the computing experience." What's in store is anyone's guess, but the company is hoping to capitalize on the hype for the upcoming movie Star Trek:...
03:11 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 5 Practical Tips for Perfecting Your Startup Pitch
We are living in the age of the entrepreneur — more people are starting up, and it's ever important to stand out in the crowd. When pitching investors, then, it's crucial that entrepreneurs do t...
02:48 pm -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Nokia Sets Stage for QWERTY Phone Launch
Nokia teased a possible new QWERTY phone, coming later this week. The company said it would reveal "something new" early on Wednesday.The announcement, revealed on Nokia's Conversations blog, will com...
01:52 pm -07 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Jason Derulo Uses Vine to Promote New Single
Vine has become a hot app for iPhone users, and brands are just beginning to discover how to market on the platform. Celebrities and comedians have found ways to reach out to fans, and now musicians a...
01:06 pm -07 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable If Planet Earth Had a Facebook Account
Monday is Earth Day, which means it's time for people around the world to celebrate the planet and advocate its protection. But it's hard to find the perfect way to express your appreciation on this h...
12:04 pm -07 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Boston Police Schooled Us All on Social Media
Yael Bar-tur is a former communications liaison for the Israeli Military and graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She has been an analyst for the New York City Police Department. Alej...
11:51 am +10 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With The Week's Top Apps
It was a big week for apps.This week Twitter finally launched its highly anticipated music service, and Facebook brought its new Chat Heads features to the iPhone.Yahoo launched a new tablet app for Y...
09:59 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable How the Media Failed in Its Coverage of the Boston Bombings
It's been a tiring week for anyone in the media — and a sobering one for anyone in the media with a conscience. The coverage of the Boston Marathon saga, from the bombing on Monday to the captur...
09:23 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable China's Rising Internet Class
Internet use in China has surged in recent years, with more than 42% of its 1.4 billion people logged online. As of 2012, the country boasts 564 million web users — a 10% jump from the year befo...
08:00 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Kohler's $6,400 Numi Toilet Gets Upgraded With Even More Tech
How can a $6,400 toilet get even more extravagant? Trick it out with the latest techWhen Wisconsin-based manufacturer Kohler debuted the Numi in 2011, it already boasted a foot warmer, a heated seat t...
06:58 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 25 Completely Bizarre Fortune Cookie Messages
Fortune cookies tend to have a 50:50 satisfying-to-disappointing ratioSometimes, you'll get a cookie that's stale, soggy and obviously past its expiration date. What's most disappointing, though, is w...
06:22 am +10 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Relive the History of Superman in this Infographic
The long-awaited return of Superman to theaters is fast approachingMan of Steel, the franchise's ambitious reboot, is set to premiere on June 14, and the latest trailer suggests it will be a surefire ...
06:09 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Superman Is Getting Too Old for This
Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created Superman for the first issue of Action Comics — way back in 1938. You'd think after three-quarters of century — and hundreds of comics, movies and TV s...
04:55 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 30 Gorgeous Eco-Friendly Hotels
Earth Day, annual holiday of environmental sustainability, is on Monday, and green lifestyle and sustainability are especially in vogue.It also happens to mark the beginning of peak travel season in v...
04:00 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Apps For Kids This Week
Chris Crowell is a veteran kindergarten teacher and contributing editor to Children's Technology Review, a web-based archive of articles and reviews on kids apps, technology toys and video games.A liv...
04:00 am -04 - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Kohler's $6,400 Numi Toilet Gets Upgraded With Even More Tech
How can a $6,400 toilet get even more extravagant? Trick it out with the latest techWhen Wisconsin-based manufacturer Kohler debuted the Numi in 2011, it already boasted a foot warmer, a heated seat t...
03:30 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Tell the TSA What You Think About Its Full-Body Scanners
Better late than never. The TSA finally opened a 90-day period to comment on its controversial full-body scanners last month, following a D.C. court of appeals decision issued in July 2011. The public...
03:00 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
In our connected culture, turn away for a second and you could miss something great — or downright ridiculous.You wouldn't want to miss any of that, would you? Thankfully, Mashable has you cover...
02:29 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable How to Get More Facebook Fans
It's natural to have an inexplicable need for more social media followers, fans and subscribers. If Twitter has #TeamFollowBack, what can you do to get more likes on Facebook?SEE ALSO: More Sunday Com...
01:51 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Hands-On With The Week's Top Apps
It was a big week for apps.This week Twitter finally launched its highly anticipated music service, and Facebook brought its new Chat Heads features to the iPhone.Yahoo launched a new tablet app for Y...
01:08 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Be Arnold Schwarzenegger in This Hilarious Video
Have you ever wondered what it's like be Arnold Schwarzenegger driving a car? No? Well, actor and comedian Will Sasso certainly has given it a lot of thought. So much so that he started imitating the ...
12:44 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable 4 Survival Tips for an All-Day Interview
I've always considered myself a strong interviewer, but I'll admit it: I was rocked by my first all-day interview (a.k.a., five and a half hours of back-to-back meetings with multiple people in the co...
12:22 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable Girl Scouts Chapter Introduces Game Design Merit Badge
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles have introduced a Game Design merit badge to help encourage its members to get interested in a variety of science and technology fields.The L.A. Girl Scouts chap...
12:00 am GMT - Mon, April 22, 2013
Mashable April Showers Bring GIF Flowers
Despite the web's lack of water and sunshine, GIF flowers are blooming across Tumblr Dashboards, proving that spring is finally here.Throughout winter, even, Internet users patiently waited for warmer...
11:39 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Redditor Turns Simple Nerf Guns Into 'Borderlands 2' Replicas
If you want to bring pieces of your favorite game to life, sometimes all it takes is a little bit of paint and your favorite toysRedditor DrBeakerMD posted the above photos of four Borderlands 2-inspi...
11:30 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Tell the TSA What You Think About Its Full-Body Scanners
Better late than never. The TSA finally opened a 90-day period to comment on its controversial full-body scanners last month, following a D.C. court of appeals decision issued in July 2011. The public...
11:05 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Fundawear, the Touching Underwear that Brings Distant Lovers Closer
Put on a pair of these magic underpants called Fundawear, and you'll be able to feel your lover's touch from anywhere on the planetFundaware is a clever combination of a smartphone app and tiny vibrat...
10:29 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable How to Get More Facebook Fans
It's natural to have an inexplicable need for more social media followers, fans and subscribers. If Twitter has #TeamFollowBack, what can you do to get more likes on Facebook?SEE ALSO: More Sunday Com...
10:24 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable New Antares Rocket Set to Launch Sunday After Two Delays
A U.S. spaceflight company is hoping the third time's the charm in order to launch a brand-new rocket into space on its maiden flight on Sunday (April 21).After two delayed launch attempts, the privat...
09:51 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable This Gold-Encrusted iPhone 5 Could Be Yours … For $15 Million
If you have a spare $15 million, this gold- and diamond-encrusted iPhone 5 could be yours.The handset, which is inlaid with 600 flawless white diamonds and includes a gold-plated antenna and back pane...
09:33 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Watch the Entire 'Star Wars IV: A New Hope' in 60 Seconds
We all have busy lives, with very little time for anything. Granted, we should still try to make time for something like Star Wars. Especially if we're talking about the movie that started it all, Sta...
09:06 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable 8 Campaigns Helping Boston Victims and Their Families
After a tragic week in Boston, here's some good news: Online campaigns have raised well over $1 million for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and shooting at MITThe strength of online communities...
08:43 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable EA Releasing 'SimCity' Fix on Monday
Electronic Arts will release the first big SimCity patch Monday to help players with some of the most complained-about bugs, though it still won't contain the most-requested feature: offline mode.SimC...
08:22 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Relive the History of Superman in this Infographic
The long-awaited return of Superman to theaters is fast approachingMan of Steel, the franchise's ambitious reboot, is set to premiere on June 14, and the latest trailer suggests it will be a surefire ...
07:37 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Facebook Chat Heads Are Larry Page's Worst Nightmare
The best part of Facebook Home (and the latest update to Facebook Mobile) is Chat Heads — mostly because you can make funny composites by strategically placing your friends' faces throughout you...
06:55 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Dramatic Helicopter Video Reveals Wounded Bombing Suspect
Watch this helicopter video that tells the story of the final moments before Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was apprehended by police.Late Saturday, Mass. State Police released this...
06:24 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable New Antares Rocket Set to Launch Sunday After Two Delays
A U.S. spaceflight company is hoping the third time's the charm in order to launch a brand-new rocket into space on its maiden flight on Sunday (April 21).After two delayed launch attempts, the privat...
06:02 pm GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways Cloud Collaboration Improves Hiring
Michael Dennis is the CEO and founder of FindHire, an innovative sourcing, interviewing, and hiring software platform. Connect with Michael and the FindHire team on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.The...
05:33 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Watch the Entire 'Star Wars IV: A New Hope' in 60 Seconds
We all have busy lives, with very little time for anything. Granted, we should still try to make time for something like Star Wars. Especially if we're talking about the movie that started it all, Sta...
05:22 pm -07 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Girl Scouts Chapter Introduces Game Design Merit Badge
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles have introduced a Game Design merit badge to help encourage its members to get interested in a variety of science and technology fields.The L.A. Girl Scouts chap...
05:00 pm -07 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable April Showers Bring GIF Flowers
Despite the web's lack of water and sunshine, GIF flowers are blooming across Tumblr Dashboards, proving that spring is finally here.Throughout winter, even, Internet users patiently waited for warmer...
04:43 pm -04 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable EA Releasing 'SimCity' Fix on Monday
Electronic Arts will release the first big SimCity patch Monday to help players with some of the most complained-about bugs, though it still won't contain the most-requested feature: offline mode.SimC...
03:22 pm -05 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Relive the History of Superman in this Infographic
The long-awaited return of Superman to theaters is fast approachingMan of Steel, the franchise's ambitious reboot, is set to premiere on June 14, and the latest trailer suggests it will be a surefire ...
02:37 pm -05 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Facebook Chat Heads Are Larry Page's Worst Nightmare
The best part of Facebook Home (and the latest update to Facebook Mobile) is Chat Heads — mostly because you can make funny composites by strategically placing your friends' faces throughout you...
01:55 pm -05 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Dramatic Helicopter Video Reveals Wounded Bombing Suspect
Watch this helicopter video that tells the story of the final moments before Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was apprehended by police.Late Saturday, Mass. State Police released this...
01:22 pm -07 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Relive the History of Superman in this Infographic
The long-awaited return of Superman to theaters is fast approachingMan of Steel, the franchise's ambitious reboot, is set to premiere on June 14, and the latest trailer suggests it will be a surefire ...
07:49 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Carrier Alerts Help Consumers Avoid 'Bill Shock'
Cell-phone users are all too familiar with that sinking feeling you get when opening up an extravagant bill.Hidden fees and additional charges can rack up, especially when you're not keeping track of ...
06:58 am +05 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable If Disney Princesses Were Sloths...
We’d have really slow moving Disney films, but those princesses would be 10 times cuter"A Facebook conversation occurred...I needed a break from finals...and this happened,” writes Phillip...
06:36 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Should Your Doctor Friend You on Facebook?
You may want to be Facebook friends with your doctor, so you can ping him or her a quick question or maybe an image of a bug bite for an online diagnosis. But the question being asked by the medical c...
05:27 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Tech Startup Asks Employees to Keep Diet and Exercise Log
Citizen, a mobile tech company in Portland, Ore., has taken its health and wellness programs in an interesting direction. The company encourages its employees to submit health and fitness data such as...
04:45 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable 32 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
As the tragic events of this week unfolded, many of us across the country sat glued to our TVs, news sites and Twitter feeds hungrily searching for updates about the Boston Marathon bombing, or the Wa...
03:49 am -04 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Carrier Alerts Help Consumers Avoid 'Bill Shock'
Cell-phone users are all too familiar with that sinking feeling you get when opening up an extravagant bill.Hidden fees and additional charges can rack up, especially when you're not keeping track of ...
03:35 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Cat Just Can't Quit Vacuum Cleaner
Oh, cats. Is there anything they won't lick? Apparently not, as this video — starring an unnamed Russian kitty — demonstratesEvidently lured in by something tasty on the edge of a powered-...
02:59 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
It was another exciting week in tech. And if you missed it, worry not — that's why we're here with Top 10 TechIn a week with few product announcements, the biggest was perhaps the long-awaited T...
02:49 am -05 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Carrier Alerts Help Consumers Avoid 'Bill Shock'
Cell-phone users are all too familiar with that sinking feeling you get when opening up an extravagant bill.Hidden fees and additional charges can rack up, especially when you're not keeping track of ...
02:36 am -04 - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Should Your Doctor Friend You on Facebook?
You may want to be Facebook friends with your doctor, so you can ping him or her a quick question or maybe an image of a bug bite for an online diagnosis. But the question being asked by the medical c...
02:32 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable The Man Who Makes Animals Talk in All Caps
Chona Kasinger is a freelance photographer and writer based in Seattle. Her work has been featured in Rolling Stone, MTV Hive, Marie Claire and The Huffington Post. View her website at chonakasinger.c...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable 3D Headset and Treadmill Combo Make Video Games Feel Real
Forget haptic feedback. When combined, two pieces of virtual-reality tech offer an immersive gaming experience that puts you in the middle of the actionTexas-based startup Virtuix posted a YouTube vid...
01:28 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable If Disney Princesses Were Sloths...
We’d have really slow moving Disney films, but those princesses would be 10 times cuter"A Facebook conversation occurred...I needed a break from finals...and this happened,” writes Phillip...
01:11 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable 7 Apps You Don't Want To Miss
It can be tough to keep up with all the new apps released every week. But you're in luck — Mashable takes care of that for you, creating a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated ap...
01:03 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Knicks Launch Instagram Microsite for NBA Playoffs
The New York Knicks have launched an Instagram-specific microsite to collect fan photos from Madison Square Garden and around the world during the team's 2013 playoff runFound at Knickstagram.com, the...
12:52 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Filmmakers Have Earned $128 Million in Pledges on Kickstarter
Film projects on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter have raised $127 million in pledges since April 2009, Kickstarter's Stephanie Pereira announced onstage at TFI Interactive. The $127 million figure h...
12:36 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable Party On, Wayne — FlashFlow Syncs Lights to Music
Who's got the time and money for dance clubs when you can keep the party at home with FlashFlow? A Kickstarter project is currently raising funds for FlashFlow, a gadget that syncs your lights —...
12:27 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable For Sports Stars, Instagram Dominates in Photo Engagement
It wasn't so long ago, really, that Twitter became the go-to platform for sports stars looking to connect and interact with fans in new ways. Opinions, news, photos — athletes could share their ...
12:05 am GMT - Sun, April 21, 2013
Mashable New Aerial Images Show Boston Bombing Suspect In Boat
Massachusetts State Police released five images taken of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's hiding spot after he was discovered in a boat parked in a Watertown, Mass. backyard. The boat's owne...
11:45 pm -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable 32 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
As the tragic events of this week unfolded, many of us across the country sat glued to our TVs, news sites and Twitter feeds hungrily searching for updates about the Boston Marathon bombing, or the Wa...
11:35 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Cat Just Can't Quit Vacuum Cleaner
Oh, cats. Is there anything they won't lick? Apparently not, as this video — starring an unnamed Russian kitty — demonstratesEvidently lured in by something tasty on the edge of a powered-...
11:11 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Antares: Private Rocket Launching on First Flight Saturday
Antares, a new American rocket designed to fly cargo missions to the International Space Station for NASA, is poised to make its launch debut from the U.S. East Coast today (April 20) after a three-da...
11:08 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Share Your Photos From Far, Far Away
Everyone sees the world differentlyWhile the countless photos of historic landmarks may seem redundant, they represent something more to travelers: an experience. And sometimes the most exceptional p...
10:46 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable It's Time for Truth on Social Media
“If your mother says she loves you, check it out.” I heard those words early in my journalism career. Reporters are trained to verify information they receive by confirming with a trusted ...
10:32 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Map Shows Hundreds of Tweets From Boston Marathon Bombing
This map, created by a Syracuse University professor and student, shows approximately 200 tweets sent from the scene of the Boston Marathon with the #BostonMarathon hashtag during the hours immediatel...
10:02 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable These 10 Cats Are More Awesome Than Yours
As with humans, some cats just have "it" — that mysterious quality that somehow sets them far apart from lesser kittiesWe have found 10 such kitties that are almost certainly more awesome than t...
10:00 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable 3D Headset and Treadmill Combo Make Video Games Feel Real
Forget haptic feedback. When combined, two pieces of virtual-reality tech offer an immersive gaming experience that puts you in the middle of the actionTexas-based startup Virtuix posted a YouTube vid...
09:39 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Dove's Viral Video Sparks Discussion, and Other Top Comments
What do Dove soap, Korean pop star Psy, and BASE jumping all have in common? They all scored viral video hits this week and were the subject of some of our most-discussed stories.In this week's Top Co...
09:25 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Facebook Cracks Down on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Fan Pages
Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might have a social media presence on Russian site Vkontakte and on Twitter, but finding him on Facebook is harder than you might think.It's become a...
09:03 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Knicks Launch Instagram Microsite for NBA Playoffs
The New York Knicks have launched an Instagram-specific microsite to collect fan photos from Madison Square Garden and around the world during the team's 2013 playoff runFound at Knickstagram.com, the...
08:53 pm +01 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable A Troll Is Causing You to Procrastinate
Ever wonder why you procrastinate, even when you know you have to finish something important? Well, there may just be a magical reason behind it all.SEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Jos...
08:48 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable This Robot Was Involved In Apprehension of Boston Bombing Suspect
A robot was used by police in Watertown, Mass. to pull the tarp off the boat in which Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston bombing case taken into custody last night, was hiding, author...
08:43 pm +01 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Republicans Urge Obama to Label Boston Suspect 'Enemy Combatant'
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) posted a statement to Facebook Saturday morning urging the Obama administration to consider labeling Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston bombings who wa...
08:29 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor Launches Campus Safety App
Kristina Anderson was shot twice in the back and once in the foot on April 16, 2007, when a gunman massacred 11 members of her Virginia Tech French class. Thankful to have made a complete physical re...
08:27 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable For Sports Stars, Instagram Dominates in Photo Engagement
It wasn't so long ago, really, that Twitter became the go-to platform for sports stars looking to connect and interact with fans in new ways. Opinions, news, photos — athletes could share their ...
08:03 pm -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Knicks Launch Instagram Microsite for NBA Playoffs
The New York Knicks have launched an Instagram-specific microsite to collect fan photos from Madison Square Garden and around the world during the team's 2013 playoff runFound at Knickstagram.com, the...
07:53 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable A Troll Is Causing You to Procrastinate
Ever wonder why you procrastinate, even when you know you have to finish something important? Well, there may just be a magical reason behind it all.SEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Jos...
07:43 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Republicans Urge Obama to Label Boston Suspect 'Enemy Combatant'
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) posted a statement to Facebook Saturday morning urging the Obama administration to consider labeling Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston bombings who wa...
07:36 pm -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Party On, Wayne — FlashFlow Syncs Lights to Music
Who's got the time and money for dance clubs when you can keep the party at home with FlashFlow? A Kickstarter project is currently raising funds for FlashFlow, a gadget that syncs your lights —...
07:27 pm -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable For Sports Stars, Instagram Dominates in Photo Engagement
It wasn't so long ago, really, that Twitter became the go-to platform for sports stars looking to connect and interact with fans in new ways. Opinions, news, photos — athletes could share their ...
07:15 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Pentagon Discloses Budget for Hacking Operations
The Pentagon has for the first time detailed $30 million in spending on Air Force cyberattack operations and significant new Army funding and staff needs for exploiting opponent computers.Since 2011, ...
07:08 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Share Your Photos From Far, Far Away
Everyone sees the world differentlyWhile the countless photos of historic landmarks may seem redundant, they represent something more to travelers: an experience. And sometimes the most exceptional p...
06:47 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Reporter Covers China Earthquake In Her Wedding Dress
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck a rural area of southwestern China Saturday, claiming at least 100 lives and injuring approximately 2,000. The earthquake also happened to interrupt the marriage cere...
06:46 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable It's Time for Truth on Social Media
“If your mother says she loves you, check it out.” I heard those words early in my journalism career. Reporters are trained to verify information they receive by confirming with a trusted ...
06:32 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Map Shows Hundreds of Tweets From Boston Marathon Bombing
This map, created by a Syracuse University professor and student, shows approximately 200 tweets sent from the scene of the Boston Marathon with the #BostonMarathon hashtag during the hours immediatel...
06:26 pm GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable How to Nail The Social Job Interview
Alan Carniol is the Founder of InterviewSuccessFormula.com and author of Top 10 Interview Questions You Must Know How to Answer, a free report available here. Follow Alan and Interview Success Formula...
06:02 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable These 10 Cats Are More Awesome Than Yours
As with humans, some cats just have "it" — that mysterious quality that somehow sets them far apart from lesser kittiesWe have found 10 such kitties that are almost certainly more awesome than t...
05:39 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Dove's Viral Video Sparks Discussion, and Other Top Comments
What do Dove soap, Korean pop star Psy, and BASE jumping all have in common? They all scored viral video hits this week and were the subject of some of our most-discussed stories.In this week's Top Co...
05:32 pm -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Map Shows Hundreds of Tweets From Boston Marathon Bombing
This map, created by a Syracuse University professor and student, shows approximately 200 tweets sent from the scene of the Boston Marathon with the #BostonMarathon hashtag during the hours immediatel...
04:48 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable This Robot Was Involved In Apprehension of Boston Bombing Suspect
After Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston bombing case taken into custody last night, was discovered in a boat parked in a Watertown, Mass. backyard by its owner Friday, police enliste...
04:39 pm -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Dove's Viral Video Sparks Discussion, and Other Top Comments
What do Dove soap, Korean pop star Psy, and BASE jumping all have in common? They all scored viral video hits this week and were the subject of some of our most-discussed stories.In this week's Top Co...
03:43 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Republicans Urge Obama to Label Boston Suspect 'Enemy Combatant'
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) posted a statement to Facebook Saturday morning urging the Obama administration to consider labeling Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston bombings who wa...
03:15 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Pentagon Discloses Budget for Hacking Operations
The Pentagon has for the first time detailed $30 million in spending on Air Force cyberattack operations and significant new Army funding and staff needs for exploiting opponent computers.Since 2011, ...
02:47 pm -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Reporter Covers China Earthquake In Her Wedding Dress
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck a rural area of southwestern China Saturday, claiming at least 100 lives and injuring approximately 2,000. The earthquake also happened to interrupt the marriage cere...
11:07 am +05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Zooey Deschanel Identified as Boston Bombing Suspect in Closed-Captioning Gaffe
Blame the heat of the moment or a hard-to-spell name, but Fox affiliate apparently identified Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as actress Zooey Deschanel.Though the purported gaffe could have...
06:19 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Repost.Us Gives Publishers an Easy Way to Syndicate Articles Online
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: Repost.UsOne-Liner...
06:17 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable World's Oldest Spacewalker Makes History at 59
Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov made spaceflight history high above Earth on Friday when, at age 59, he became the oldest person ever to venture outside a spacecraft during a spacewalk.Vinogradov,...
05:37 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Zooey Deschanel Identified as Boston Bombing Suspect in Closed-Captioning Gaffe
Blame the heat of the moment or a hard-to-spell name, but Fox affiliate apparently identified Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as actress Zooey Deschanel.Though the purported gaffe could have...
04:49 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Boston Bombing Dzhozkar Tsarnaev Apprehended Alive
After an unprecedented manhunt that shut down the city of Boston, bombing suspect Dzhozkar Tsarnaev was taken into custody alive Friday evening following a standoff with police. Here's how it all went...
04:49 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apprehended Alive
After an unprecedented manhunt that shut down the city of Boston, bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was taken into custody alive Friday evening following a standoff with police. Here's how it all went...
02:56 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Razer Will Honor Fake 90% Discount Coupon
Gaming system and accessory maker Razer will make good on a fake, 90% discount coupon that many customers used to place purchases in the company's UK store"A few days ago, a coupon code that provided ...
02:36 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable TV Anchors Laugh Uncontrollably After Ryan Lochte Interview
"I'll always remember that interview!" anchor Sheinelle Jones of Good Day in Philadelphia tweeted after grilling Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte about his forthcoming reality showShe and co-anchor Mike Je...
02:17 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Internet Helps Boston Bomb Hero Pay for Health Insurance
Jeff Bauman, who lost two legs in the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week and helped identify the attackers, is without health insurance... and the Internet wants to help.Bauman has become a na...
01:37 am -04 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Zooey Deschanel Identified as Boston Bombing Suspect in Closed-Captioning Gaffe
Blame the heat of the moment or a hard-to-spell name, but Fox affiliate apparently identified Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as actress Zooey Deschanel.Though the purported gaffe could have...
01:33 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable 8-Bit Socks Bring the '90s to Your Wardrobe
A newly launched Kickstarter project could bring a little nostalgia to your feet, with 8-bit socks. The creators say their line of '90s video game-inspired socks go beyond nostalgia: These accessories...
01:17 am -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable World's Oldest Spacewalker Makes History at 59
Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov made spaceflight history high above Earth on Friday when, at age 59, he became the oldest person ever to venture outside a spacecraft during a spacewalk.Vinogradov,...
01:17 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Panasonic's TV Touch Pen
When Panasonic unveiled an electronic touch pen for writing on a TV screen earlier this year, it appeared to be a solution searching for a problem. Now that we've had a chance to try it for ourselves,...
12:47 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Tech Could Help Search Images for Bomb Suspects
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were found by a relatively old-fashioned method: A witness told cops he made eye contact with a man at the scene who was wearing a baseball cap and who...
12:37 am -05 - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Zooey Deschanel Identified as Boston Bombing Suspect in Closed-Captioning Gaffe
Blame the heat of the moment or a hard-to-spell name, but Fox affiliate apparently identified Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as actress Zooey Deschanel.Though the purported gaffe could have...
12:15 am GMT - Sat, April 20, 2013
Mashable Adorable Robots Ask Personal Questions for Documentary
If an adorable robot asked you a series of personal questions ("Who do you love most in the world?" "What really scares you?"), would you be more inclined to answer than if asked by a human?As a part ...
11:53 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable HTC One Arrives on AT&T and Sprint
Eagerly waiting for HTC One to show up in stores? If so, we have good news: HTC's flagship smartphone has finally arrived to AT&T and Sprint's stores, as well as T-Mobile's websiteAT&T and Spr...
11:38 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Watch Justin Bieber Appear as Hologram in '#thatPOWER' Music Video
Like a genie magically emerging from a bottle, Justin Bieber in hologram form arises from a golden cube in will.i.am's futuristic "#thatPOWER" music video, which debuted FridayAside from the dancing d...
11:15 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 10 Cases to Shield Your New HTC One
Have you got, or are planning to get, an HTC One? Then we congratulate you. The flagship Android handset is going to be very popularWe've taken a look at what cases are available for the One. We've fo...
10:56 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Razer Will Honor Fake 90% Discount Coupon
Gaming system and accessory maker Razer will make good on a fake, 90% discount coupon that many customers used to place purchases in the company's UK store"A few days ago, a coupon code that provided ...
10:47 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Hubble Sees Horsehead Nebula in Incredible New Light
The Hubble Space Telescope has been in orbit for 23 years and, to celebrate this milestone, the space telescope revisited the famous Horsehead Nebula in the constellation of Orion.But on this particul...
10:35 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile Announces Pricing for HTC One
T-Mobile, two days after announcing it would launch the HTC One smartphone on April 24, is now allowing interested customers to purchase the device — contract-free — though its websiteThe ...
10:20 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Google Floats Renewable Energy Data Center Plan
Google has spent more than $1 billion in solar and wind energy projects but it ultimately has no control over the fuel that produces the electricity that powers its data centers. Google today is propo...
10:17 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Internet Helps Boston Bomb Hero Pay for Health Insurance
Jeff Bauman, who lost two legs in the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week and helped identify the attackers, is without health insurance... and the Internet wants to help.Bauman has become a na...
10:08 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Hear 15 Classic Songs Remixed With Mario's Help
Mario Paint was a 1992 Nintendo release for the SNES that allowed players to draw simple pictures and make custom stamps, one pixel at a timeUsers could also make music by using these stamp icons R...
09:56 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Razer Will Honor Fake 90% Discount Coupon
Gaming system and accessory maker Razer will make good on a fake, 90% discount coupon that many customers used to place purchases in the company's UK store"A few days ago, a coupon code that provided ...
09:51 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable This May Be the At-Large Boston Suspect's Twitter Account
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old at-large suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing, likely used Twitter under the handle @J_tsar, evidence collected by several observers indicates.Friends of Tsar...
09:41 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable LG Is Developing Waterless Washing Machine
Electronics manufacturer LG hinted it may be removing one of the essential ingredients needed for doing your laundry: water. Although there's no patent or details available yet, LG's Senior VP for Hom...
09:36 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable TV Anchors Laugh Uncontrollably After Ryan Lochte Interview
"I'll always remember that interview!" anchor Sheinelle Jones of Good Day in Philadelphia tweeted after grilling Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte about his forthcoming reality showShe and co-anchor Mike Je...
09:30 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Watch New Play About Ai Weiwei Live Online
In the spirit of digital freedom, the new Ai Weiwei play, which Mashable was first to review last week, is being livestreamed online to promote a free and open Internet. The show,  "#aiww: T...
09:17 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Internet Helps Boston Bomb Hero Pay for Health Insurance
Jeff Bauman, who lost two legs in the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week and helped identify the attackers, is without health insurance... and the Internet wants to help.Bauman has become a na...
09:17 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Panasonic's TV Touch Pen
When Panasonic unveiled an electronic touch pen for writing on a TV screen earlier this year, it appeared to be a solution searching for a problem. Now that we've had a chance to try it for ourselves,...
09:08 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Doesn't Need an iCar to Rule the Road
It’s no secret that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs was keen on bringing the company’s technology to the automotive world. In fact, according to longtime Apple board member Mickey Drexler, ̶...
08:49 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Little Girl Provides Father With Stern, Yet Sage, Advice
Generally, in life, parents are entrusted with providing their children plenty of gems of knowledge and advice to carry them successfully into adulthoodBut in this family, it's August the toddler who ...
08:47 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Tech Could Help Search Images for Bomb Suspects
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were found by a relatively old-fashioned method: A witness told cops he made eye contact with a man at the scene who was wearing a baseball cap and who...
08:33 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 8-Bit Socks Bring the '90s to Your Wardrobe
A newly launched Kickstarter project could bring a little nostalgia to your feet, with 8-bit socks. The creators say their line of '90s video game-inspired socks go beyond nostalgia: These accessories...
08:24 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Bethesda's Creepy Vines Tease New Shinji Mikami Horror Game
Bethesda announced Friday it will release a new survival horror game game The Evil Within by the creator of the Resident Evil franchise. The company spent the week posting cryptic teasers on Vine for ...
08:24 pm +02 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Amazon Unveils 14 Pilots for Future TV Shows
After months in production, Amazon Studios unveiled 14 original pilots Friday. Six are for a children's series and eight are for a comedy series, at least two of which will debut as full shows on Amaz...
08:17 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Panasonic's TV Touch Pen
When Panasonic unveiled an electronic touch pen for writing on a TV screen earlier this year, it appeared to be a solution searching for a problem. Now that we've had a chance to try it for ourselves,...
08:07 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft: Windows Competitor to iPad Mini Coming Soon
It's been rumored before, but Microsoft has dropped the first official word that it's working on Windows 8 tablets smaller than 10 inches. In a call with investors about the company's latest earnings ...
07:55 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Chechen Leader Uses Instagram to Deny Boston Connection
Ramzan Kadyrov, President of the Chechen Republic and avid Instagram user, posted a message to the service Friday denying any connection to brothers Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26 and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, th...
07:55 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter Partners With BBC America to Promote Branded Videos
Twitter is cozying up with another television broadcaster to promote video content.BBC America tweeted Thursday night that it has partnered with Twitter to launch the first "in-Tweet branded video" th...
07:47 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Tech Could Help Search Images for Bomb Suspects
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were found by a relatively old-fashioned method: A witness told cops he made eye contact with a man at the scene who was wearing a baseball cap and who...
07:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Reddit Under DDoS Attack, Some Site Functions Disabled
Reddit is currently under a malicious DDoS attack, according to the site's official Reddit status account on TwitterThe attack seems to have started early Friday, coinciding with the breaking story ab...
07:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 10 Cases to Shield Your New HTC One
Have you got, or are planning to get, an HTC One? Then we congratulate you. The flagship Android handset is going to be very popularWe've taken a look at what cases are available for the One. We've fo...
07:14 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable New Facebook Logo Made Official
You might not have noticed, but Facebook has rolled out a new main logo and refreshed the design of other icons for the first time in years.Facebook's logo no longer includes the faint blue line at th...
07:14 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable LulzSec Member Sentenced to Year in Prison for Sony Hack
A member of the LulzSec hacker group was sentenced to one year in prison for breaching Sony's servers in June 2011, Reuters reportsCody Kretsinger, who pleaded guilty in April 2012 to charges of consp...
06:53 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable HTC One Arrives on AT&T and Sprint
Eagerly waiting for HTC One to show up in stores? If so, we have good news: HTC's flagship smartphone has finally arrived to AT&T and Sprint's stores, as well as T-Mobile's websiteAT&T and Spr...
06:50 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
Did you know that Pepsi traded soda syrup for a small fleet of Soviet warships? Did you know that the Iranian government banned mullets in 2010?WATCH: Last Week's Episode of Reddit FactsYou would if y...
06:47 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Hubble Sees Horsehead Nebula in Incredible New Light
The Hubble Space Telescope has been in orbit for 23 years and, to celebrate this milestone, the space telescope revisited the famous Horsehead Nebula in the constellation of Orion.But on this particul...
06:24 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Amazon Unveils 14 Pilots for Future TV Shows
After months in production, Amazon Studios unveiled 14 original pilots Friday. Six are for a children's series and eight are for a comedy series, at least two of which will debut as full shows on Amaz...
06:21 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Shelter-in-Place Warnings for Boston Spread Through Social Media
The shelter-in-place warning to the residents of Boston spread throughout social media Friday as Boston police continue the massive manhunt for the second man suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings...
06:15 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 10 Cases to Shield Your New HTC One
Have you got, or are planning to get, an HTC One? Then we congratulate you. The flagship Android handset is going to be very popularWe've taken a look at what cases are available for the One. We've fo...
06:08 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Should You Be a Digital Tattletale?
Nancy Friedman is the co-founder of KidzVuz.com. She blogs about her 20-year quest to lose the same 10 pounds and other of life's dilemmas at FromHiptoHousewife.com.In the real world, you might not th...
06:08 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 3 College Comics That Totally Ring True
College — it's the best four years of your life. OK, fiveMaybe six — you know, if those transfer credits were never accepted. Whatever, man.SEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableBelow, you'll f...
05:51 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Is This the At-Large Boston Bombing Suspect's Social Profile?
Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the remaining at-large suspect in Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon, appears to have a profile on VK, a social network popular with Russian speakers in Russia, Eastern Eur...
05:47 pm -07 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Tech Could Help Search Images for Bomb Suspects
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were found by a relatively old-fashioned method: A witness told cops he made eye contact with a man at the scene who was wearing a baseball cap and who...
05:38 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Stephen Colbert: What Could Go Wrong With Bitcoin?
Bitcoin has gone up and down recently, and even the Treasury Department is jumping into the virtual currency's fray. Some argue, however, that the monetary program isn't really a currency at all....
05:30 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Watch New Play About Ai Weiwei Live Online
In the spirit of digital freedom, the new Ai Weiwei play, which Mashable was first to review last week, is being livestreamed online to promote a free and open Internet. The show,  "#aiww: T...
05:26 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Google's Quarterly Earnings 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 storiesG...
05:20 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Google Floats Renewable Energy Data Center Plan
Google has spent more than $1 billion in solar and wind energy projects but it ultimately has no control over the fuel that produces the electricity that powers its data centers. Google today is propo...
05:15 pm -07 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Adorable Robots Ask Personal Questions for Documentary
If an adorable robot asked you a series of personal questions ("Who do you love most in the world?" "What really scares you?"), would you be more inclined to answer than if asked by a human?As a part ...
05:08 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Hear 15 Classic Songs Remixed With Mario's Help
Mario Paint was a 1992 Nintendo release for the SNES that allowed players to draw simple pictures and make custom stamps, one pixel at a timeUsers could also make music by using these stamp icons R...
04:41 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable LG Is Developing Waterless Washing Machine
Electronics manufacturer LG hinted it may be removing one of the essential ingredients needed for doing your laundry: water. Although there's no patent or details available yet, LG's Senior VP for Hom...
04:30 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Watch New Play About Ai Weiwei Live Online
In the spirit of digital freedom, the new Ai Weiwei play, which Mashable was first to review last week, is being livestreamed online to promote a free and open Internet. The show,  "#aiww: T...
04:07 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft: Windows Competitor to iPad Mini Coming Soon
It's been rumored before, but Microsoft has dropped the first official word that it's working on Windows 8 tablets smaller than 10 inches. In a call with investors about the company's latest earnings ...
03:49 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Little Girl Provides Father With Stern, Yet Sage, Advice
Generally, in life, parents are entrusted with providing their children plenty of gems of knowledge and advice to carry them successfully into adulthoodBut in this family, it's August the toddler who ...
03:40 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Reddit Under DDoS Attack, Some Site Functions Disabled
Reddit is currently under a malicious DDoS attack, according to the site's official Reddit status account on TwitterThe attack seems to have started early Friday, coinciding with the breaking story ab...
03:14 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable LulzSec Member Sentenced to Year in Prison for Sony Hack
A member of the LulzSec hacker group was sentenced to one year in prison for breaching Sony's servers in June 2011, Reuters reportsCody Kretsinger, who pleaded guilty in April 2012 to charges of consp...
02:55 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Chechen Leader Uses Instagram to Deny Boston Connection
Ramzan Kadyrov, President of the Chechen Republic and avid Instagram user, posted a message to the service Friday denying any connection to brothers Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26 and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, th...
02:50 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
Did you know that Pepsi traded soda syrup for a small fleet of Soviet warships? Did you know that the Iranian government banned mullets in 2010?WATCH: Last Week's Episode of Reddit FactsYou would if y...
02:14 pm -05 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable LulzSec Member Sentenced to Year in Prison for Sony Hack
A member of the LulzSec hacker group was sentenced to one year in prison for breaching Sony's servers in June 2011, Reuters reportsCody Kretsinger, who pleaded guilty in April 2012 to charges of consp...
02:08 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Should You Be a Digital Tattletale?
Nancy Friedman is the co-founder of KidzVuz.com. She blogs about her 20-year quest to lose the same 10 pounds and other of life's dilemmas at FromHiptoHousewife.com.In the real world, you might not th...
01:51 pm -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Is This the At-Large Boston Bombing Suspect's Social Profile?
Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the remaining at-large suspect in Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon, appears to have a profile on VK, a social network popular with Russian speakers in Russia, Eastern Eur...
12:59 pm GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable The Unfolding Boston Saga: 1 Bombing Suspect Dead, Another At Large
Drama unfolds in real-time in the Boston area as police pursue suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. After a shootout with police, one of the suspects in the bombing is dead and the other remains a...
12:40 pm -07 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Reddit Under DDoS Attack, Some Site Functions Disabled
Reddit is currently under a malicious DDoS attack, according to the site's official Reddit status account on TwitterThe attack seems to have started early Friday, coinciding with the breaking story ab...
10:32 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Live: Tweets from Massive Police Standoff in Watertown
Confusion reigned in Watertown, Mass. late Thursday night after a campus police officer was shot and killed at MIT in nearby Cambridge. A carjacking followed by a massive police operation ensued in Wa...
10:32 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable As It Happened: Tweets from Police Manhunt in Watertown
Confusion reigned in Watertown, Mass. late Thursday night after a campus police officer was shot and killed at MIT in nearby Cambridge. A carjacking followed by a massive police operation ensued in Wa...
08:59 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable The Unfolding Boston Saga: 1 Bombing Suspect Dead, Another At Large
Drama unfolds in real-time in the Boston area as police pursue suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. After a shootout with police, one of the suspects in the bombing is dead and the other remains a...
07:25 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Never Seen Star Wars? Find the Force at This Special Screening
There's at least one in every family, every workplace, every social circle. They may be your best friends. You may know their secret, or they may be firmly in the closetWe're talking, of course, about...
06:46 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Most Earth-Like Alien Planet Discovered
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered three exoplanets that may be capable of supporting life, and one of them is perhaps the most Earth-like alien world spotted to date, scientists announced T...
06:10 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable How to Make Awesome GIFs
We've all been there: searched for the perfect animated response to a Gchat conversation, only to realize that GIF you had in mind is now MIA. What gives, Tumblr?Perhaps it's time you step up your gam...
05:34 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Kenneth Cole Draws Ire Over Gun Control Tweet
Perhaps fashion designer Kenneth Cole should stay off Twitter during sensitive political moments — or at least, his social media manager should.After provoking harsh criticism for a February 201...
04:55 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Forget Google Reader. Here's Star Wars Reader
Still bummed about the fact that Google is killing its RSS feed service, Google Reader, on July 1? Us tooBut there are other ways to read the headlines from your favorite websites. We've covered a bun...
04:40 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Gadget Turns Your Car's Steering Wheel Into an Electronic Drum Set
Bored with driving? Now there's "Reinventing the Wheel (RITW)," a steering wheel cover that lets you entertain yourself by playing a drum set along with whatever you're listening to on your car stereo...
04:35 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable George Soros, Reported Dead at XXX, Is Actually Alive
Reuters accidentally published a pre-written obituary for George Soros on Thursday afternoon, declaring that the business titan had died at the ripe old age of "XXX."Soros is alive and 82 years old, a...
04:19 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Cat and Sloth: A Story of Forbidden Love
This cat and sloth are best friends. In related news, the Internet's head exploded today.SEE ALSO: 15 Funky Hybrid Animals That Deserve a Chance at LifeMashable composite, images courtesy of Flickr, N...
03:56 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Mercedes GLA Concept's Laser Headlights Double as Video Projectors
Mercedes-Benz's new concept SUV, announced for the Shanghai auto show (April 21-29), is a highly capable and modern-looking vehicle, but where it really shines is in the area of laser headlights, whic...
03:03 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Knotch Lets You Express Your Opinion in Full Color
Chances are you've given something you've enjoyed online a thumbs-up before, or rated your latest purchase or Netflix movie a 3 out of 5 stars, but have you ever expressed your opinion in color?Knotch...
02:51 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable FBI Criticizes Internet Vigilantes in Boston Case
Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Richard DesLauriers said during a press conference Thursday that the footage the FBI released showing its two suspects in the Boston bombing case is the o...
02:26 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Brighten Your Day With These 21 Natural Light Photos
When it feels like all the photos in your social feeds have been altered by a filter or perfected with editing software, a moment illuminated by completely natural light can be a welcome change of sce...
02:11 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable New 'Get This' App Opens Up Social Purchases
In our multitask-heavy culture, chatting on social media networks while watching television has become the order of the day. We love sharing our thoughts in real time about the shows we're watching. A...
02:10 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable How to Make Awesome GIFs
We've all been there: searched for the perfect animated response to a Gchat conversation, only to realize that GIF you had in mind is now MIA. What gives, Tumblr?Perhaps it's time you step up your gam...
01:57 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable FBI: These Are Our Boston Bombing Suspects
The Federal Bureau of Investigation posted to YouTube Thursday surveillance camera footage which it says shows the bureau's two suspects in its investigation of Monday's attack on the Boston MarathonT...
01:31 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable 3D Ultrasound Reveals Baby in Color
GE's new HDlive ultrasound creates a clear and colorful 3D image of a fetus in utero. Parents get an excellent view of their child-to-be and doctors are able to see details that let them more accurate...
01:18 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Gatorade Bath Hits Reporter, After Player's Ninja-Like Dodge
Carlos Gomez got some big hits to help his Milwaukee Brewers to a dramatic win over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night. As is often customary in the sports world, teammate Ryan Braun was eager t...
01:11 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Iran: A Case Study on How Not to Break News Online
First it was doctored photos of missiles. Then came a fake stealth fighter and claims of sending monkeys into space. Now Iran has bent the laws of physics and create...
01:01 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Watch: LG's Men's Room Experiment Prompts 'Stage Fright'
LG, last seen terrorizing elevator riders (or at least pretending to), has moved on to the men's room to make the case that its monitors are "so real it's scary." To test the theory, the company insta...
12:55 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Forget Google Reader. Here's Star Wars Reader
Still bummed about the fact that Google is killing its RSS feed service, Google Reader, on July 1? Us tooBut there are other ways to read the headlines from your favorite websites. We've covered a bun...
12:54 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Google Now Has $50 Billion in Cash for Acquisitions and Investments
Next time you wonder how Google can afford to buy dozens of startups every year, consider just how much money it has on hand.The search giant's cash pile grew to just more than $50 billion in the Marc...
12:52 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Announces Q3 Revenue of $20.49 Billion, CFO Departure
Despite reports that Windows 8 has been torpedoing PC sales, Microsoft's third quarter wasn't too bad. The company's revenues of $20.49 billion were just under what analysts were expecting and its ear...
12:40 am -04 - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Gadget Turns Your Car's Steering Wheel Into an Electronic Drum Set
Bored with driving? Now there's "Reinventing the Wheel (RITW)," a steering wheel cover that lets you entertain yourself by playing a drum set along with whatever you're listening to on your car stereo...
12:39 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable This 'Goodnight Moon' Remake Will Ruin Your Favorite Children's Book
Remember when your mom used to tuck you into bed? You'd be all snuggly and warm and she'd read to you that sweet story "Goodnight Moon."There would be red balloons and cows jumping over the moon, mice...
12:20 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable The Best of NASA's Pop-Culture-Themed Publicity Photos
The ties between Star Trek and NASA go back a long way. Mae Jemison, the first black female astronaut, credits Star Trek character Nyota Uhura as her inspiration to join NASA, and went on to have a wa...
12:14 am GMT - Fri, April 19, 2013
Mashable Sexy Curved OLED TVs Coming Later This Year From LG
Those ultrathin, super-contrasty and tack-sharp OLED screens are one of the new darlings of the television world. Some of the newest curved OLED TVs debuted at CES 2013 in January, but so far, when it...
11:54 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Stephen Colbert Responds to 'Accidental Racist' With 'Oopsie-Daisy Homophobe'
Brad Paisley and LL Cool J made news recently for the release of a poorly-received new single entitled "Accidental Racist." In the song, Paisley suggests that people from the south are caught between ...
11:48 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Dove Experiment, Parodied: How Men See Themselves
We learned from the recent Ogilvy ad campaign for Dove that, when it comes to physical features, women tend to give themselves less credit than they deserveBut what about men? How would an average guy...
11:31 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable ACLU: Carriers Leaving Android Users Susceptible to Malware
In a world where malware targeting Android phones is used more and more everyday, security updates are fundamental to keep users away from malware and hackers. That's why the American Civil Liberties ...
11:24 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Hiring Experts Reveal Resume Pet Peeves
Crafting a resume that is unique and impressive is the goal of every job seeker. However, there is no one blueprint to follow in this process. Despite that lack of guidance, one surefire way to preven...
11:19 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter Music Is a Discovery Powerhouse for Your iPhone
While there are a plethora of music services, they differentiate by focusing on various aspects of how we interact with musicPandora is great for creating instant playlists and background musicSpotify...
11:10 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable How to Make Awesome GIFs
We've all been there: searched for the perfect animated response to a Gchat conversation, only to realize that GIF you had in mind is now MIA. What gives, Tumblr?Perhaps it's time you step up your gam...
11:03 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 'Fish Out of Water' Is an Adorably Addictive iOS Game
Full disclosure: Jetpack Joyride is still one of my favorite iOS games. It was simple enough to figure out and play a game while waiting for a train, but the achievements, power-ups and depth meant I ...
11:03 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Knotch Lets You Express Your Opinion in Full Color
Chances are you've given something you've enjoyed online a thumbs-up before, or rated your latest purchase or Netflix movie a 3 out of 5 stars, but have you ever expressed your opinion in color?Knotch...
10:51 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable FBI Criticizes Internet Vigilantes in Boston Case
Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Richard DesLauriers said during a press conference Thursday that the footage the FBI released showing its two suspects in the Boston bombing case is the o...
10:48 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Hack Your iPhone With These 3 Tricks
Have you ever needed to charge your phone in a hurry before heading out the door? Or do you want to discover the little-known tricks you can pull to personalize and further protect your device?Our sma...
10:42 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Archos Launches Android Smartphone Line
Tablet maker Archos announced on Thursday a new line of unlocked Android smartphones — its first attempt at the wireless market.The models — Archos 35 Carbon ($99.99), Archos 50 Platinum (...
10:32 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Why Twitter Is Getting Into the Music Discovery Business
Twitter billed its foray into music discovery as a mechanism to "surface songs people are tweeting about." Yet Twitter doesn't actually plan to make any money off of the music itself. So why bother? I...
10:26 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Brighten Your Day With These 21 Natural Light Photos
When it feels like all the photos in your social feeds have been altered by a filter or perfected with editing software, a moment illuminated by completely natural light can be a welcome change of sce...
10:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Weirdest Moments From Jose Canseco's Reddit AMA
Onetime MLB superstar Jose Canseco's Twitter feed is one of the truly bizarre — yet invaluable — treasures of the sports Internet. He posts opinions and theories on an expansive range of i...
09:59 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Passes the House
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, passed the House of Representatives Thursday on a bipartisan vote of 287-127 with 18 representatives not voting. CISPA now faces the tough ...
09:57 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 14 Misheard Song Lyrics You Can't Unhear
We're 100% positive The Beatles wouldn't condone Shaken Baby Syndrome, just as The Clash probably wasn't all that interested in "locking the cash box." Yet their lyrics have led us to believe otherwis...
09:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Why Twitter Music Is Good News for Artists
Now that Twitter Music is finally out, we know what it is and what it isn'tIt's not a music streaming service, and Twitter isn't (directly) selling music with it. It's a music discovery service, simil...
09:36 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable What Happens When You Wring Out a Washcloth in Space
Two 10th-grade students wanted to know what happens when you wring out a water-soaked washcloth in zero gravity. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who currently lives on the International Space Stati...
09:21 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Boston Bombings: Truth, Justice and the Wild West of Social Media
It has been three days since the devastating bombings at the Boston marathon. No suspects have been named or are in custody. The web has begun to consume itself, gnawing on its own tail in search of c...
09:16 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 50+ Events in Miami, San Francisco, London and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether that's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ...
09:04 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable How to Protect Your WordPress From Attack
An ongoing brute-force attack on WordPress-based websites has compromised more than 90,000 blogs, but there are simple ways to make sure your blog won't be next to fall.Brute-force attacks, as their n...
08:48 pm -03 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Dove Experiment, Parodied: How Men See Themselves
We learned from the recent Ogilvy ad campaign for Dove that, when it comes to physical features, women tend to give themselves less credit than they deserveBut what about men? How would an average guy...
08:48 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Largest U.S. Bitcoin Exchange Shuts Down
Bitfloor, the largest Bitcoin exchange in the U.S., has shut its doorsBitfloor said it would cease trading operations and return the remaining funds to usersThis is not the first time Bitfloor suspend...
08:29 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 'Cut the Rope: Time Travel' Takes Om Nom to Ancestors' Worlds
If you can't stop feeding one little green monster candy, you can get another fix Thursday as Cut the Rope: Time Travel hits iOS and Android.The second follow-up to ZeptoLab's incredibly successful Cu...
08:26 pm +10 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 'American Idol' Finalist Dedicates 'I'll Stand By You' to Boston
NOTE: The music starts at 1:15Boston is on the minds of people all over the world after Monday's horrific twin bombings shook the city during the Boston Marathon, leaving three dead and nearly 200 oth...
08:16 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Socially Awkward: Morgan Freeman's Reddit Fail and the Condom Challenge
It's Thursday — time to cuddle up with Kevin Gisi and another episode of Socially Awkward, our weekly video roundup of the weirdest, funniest, most WTF moments on the Internet!This week, we've g...
08:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Harrison Ford Calls Chewbacca a SOB
Sure, Luke Skywalker and Chewbacca were buddy-buddy in the Star Wars movies, but ever wonder if the Wookie and Harrison Ford got along when the cameras were off? Turns out the two were archenemies, an...
08:15 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Harrison Ford Calls Chewbacca an SOB
Sure, Han Solo and Chewbacca were buddy-buddy in the Star Wars movies, but ever wonder if the Wookiee and Harrison Ford got along when the cameras were off? Turns out the two were archenemies, and all...
08:14 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Sexy Curved OLED TVs Coming Later This Year From LG
Those ultrathin, super-contrasty and tack-sharp OLED screens are one of the new darlings of the television world. Some of the newest curved OLED TVs debuted at CES 2013 in January, but so far, when it...
07:57 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Top 40 Vines Chosen in Tribeca Film Festival's #6SecFilms Contest
Tribeca Film Festival this year challenged people to use Twitter's Vine app to create six-second films — with a "beginning, middle and end" — for a chance to win money and notorietyMore th...
07:57 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Intel's Dubious Plan to Take Over TV
When Intel lifted the veil from its stealthy media division in February, many outsiders scratched their heads. Why was the chip manufacturer, which has tried and failed to sell consumer products befor...
07:48 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Dove Experiment, Parodied: How Men See Themselves
We learned from the recent Ogilvy ad campaign for Dove that, when it comes to physical features, women tend to give themselves less credit than they deserveBut what about men? How would an average guy...
07:47 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Conan Gets Emotional With 'Reasons My Talk Show Host Is Crying'
In early April, a father helped his son rocket to Internet stardom with the Tumblr "Reasons My Son is Crying." The dad documented the moments in which his toddler would burst into tears for somewhat r...
07:47 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 10 Types of Palm Smacks for National High Five Day
Happy National High Five Day! Each year, on the third Thursday of April, the world comes together to smack palms in a display of celebratory enthusiasm. It's a hand gesture that has become an integral...
07:31 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable ACLU: Carriers Leaving Android Users Susceptible to Malware
In a world where malware targeting Android phones is used more and more everyday, security updates are fundamental to keep users away from malware and hackers. That's why the American Civil Liberties ...
07:26 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Brighten Your Day With These 21 Natural Light Photos
When it feels like all the photos in your social feeds have been altered by a filter or perfected with editing software, a moment illuminated by completely natural light can be a welcome change of sce...
07:20 pm -05 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable The Best of NASA's Pop-Culture-Themed Publicity Photos
The ties between Star Trek and NASA go back a long way. Mae Jemison, the first black female astronaut, credits Star Trek character Nyota Uhura as her inspiration to join NASA, and went on to have a wa...
07:16 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Psy's 'Gentleman' Ties for Fastest Ascent to 100 Million Views
Psy does not appear to be a one-hit wonder. The South Korean rapper's follow up to "Gangnam Style" has had a very impressive debut, tying the record for quickest-to-reach-100-million-views."Gentleman,...
06:56 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Nokia Lumia Sales Topped 5 Million in Q1 for First Time
Nokia sold 5.6 million Lumia phones in the March quarter, a 27% increase from the previous quarter and a new record high, the company revealed in its earnings report Thursday.Lumia sales were slow to ...
06:50 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Facebook Expands Developer Tools With Open Graph for Mobile
Facebook announced what it calls "the next evolution of Facebook Platform for mobile" at the company's Mobile Dev Con in New York City Thursday.Just as Facebook transitioned from HTML5 to more native ...
06:48 pm -05 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Dove Experiment, Parodied: How Men See Themselves
We learned from the recent Ogilvy ad campaign for Dove that, when it comes to physical features, women tend to give themselves less credit than they deserveBut what about men? How would an average guy...
06:43 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Sun Show: See Dramatic Solar Views in Live Webcast Today
You can get a new perspective on the sun today, thanks to a special webcast devoted to our closest star.The online Slooh Space Camera — which broadcasts footage of the night sky and celestial ob...
06:42 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Archos Launches Android Smartphone Line
Tablet maker Archos announced on Thursday a new line of unlocked Android smartphones — its first attempt at the wireless market.The models — Archos 35 Carbon ($99.99), Archos 50 Platinum (...
06:39 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Watch Live: Obama Speaks at Boston Memorial Service
President Barack Obama is set to speak at 11 a.m. ET Thursday at an interfaith memorial service honoring the victims of Monday's attack at the Boston Marathon. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney s...
06:31 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 3D Ultrasound Reveals Baby in Color
GE's new HDlive ultrasound creates a clear and colorful 3D image of a fetus in utero. Parents get an excellent view of their child-to-be and doctors are able to see details that let them more accurate...
06:18 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Gatorade Bath Hits Reporter, After Player's Ninja-Like Dodge
Carlos Gomez got some big hits to help his Milwaukee Brewers to a dramatic win over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night. As is often customary in the sports world, teammate Ryan Braun was eager t...
06:11 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Iran: A Case Study on How Not to Break News Online
First it was doctored photos of missiles. Then came a fake stealth fighter and claims of sending monkeys into space. Now Iran has bent the laws of physics and create...
06:04 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Skitch Update Brings New Features and Faster Perfomance
Evernote launched an update to Skitch for Mac and iOS Thursday, adding a number of new PDF features to the desktop and mobile versions of the app, as well as new stamps and a plain text option for fil...
06:01 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Watch: LG's Men's Room Experiment Prompts 'Stage Fright'
LG, last seen terrorizing elevator riders (or at least pretending to), has moved on to the men's room to make the case that its monitors are "so real it's scary." To test the theory, the company insta...
05:57 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 14 Misheard Song Lyrics You Can't Unhear
We're 100% positive The Beatles wouldn't condone Shaken Baby Syndrome, just as The Clash probably wasn't all that interested in "locking the cash box." Yet their lyrics have led us to believe otherwis...
05:54 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Google Now Has $50 Billion in Cash for Acquisitions and Investments
Next time you wonder how Google can afford to buy dozens of startups every year, consider just how much money it has on hand.The search giant's cash pile grew to just more than $50 billion in the Marc...
05:53 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Provo Gets Google Fiber 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 storiesP...
05:53 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Funny Or Die's Steve Jobs Mockumentary Thinks Differently
Forget the upcoming Ashton Kutcher film. It's all about Justin Long and his performance in iSteve, Funny or Die's new Steve Jobs biopic that debuted Wednesday. If you worship the cult of Mac, drop eve...
05:52 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Announces Q3 Revenue of $20.49 Billion, CFO Departure
Despite reports that Windows 8 has been torpedoing PC sales, Microsoft's third quarter wasn't too bad. The company's revenues of $20.49 billion were just under what analysts were expecting and its ear...
05:39 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable This 'Goodnight Moon' Remake Will Ruin Your Favorite Children's Book
Remember when your mom used to tuck you into bed? You'd be all snuggly and warm and she'd read to you that sweet story "Goodnight Moon."There would be red balloons and cows jumping over the moon, mice...
05:28 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter Launches Twitter #music App and Service
Twitter's new standalone music service finally arrives today on your desktop, but even more importantly, on your go-everywhere iPhone.The social media company unveiled the new service on Good Morning ...
05:20 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable The Best of NASA's Pop-Culture-Themed Publicity Photos
The ties between Star Trek and NASA go back a long way. Mae Jemison, the first black female astronaut, credits Star Trek character Nyota Uhura as her inspiration to join NASA, and went on to have a wa...
05:18 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Verizon Activated 4M iPhones Last Quarter, Half Were iPhone 5
Verizon activated 4 million iPhones during the March quarter, about two million of which were LTE-enabled iPhone 5 devices, the carrier reported during its earnings call Thursday morning.Apple's iPhon...
05:04 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable How to Protect Your WordPress From Attack
An ongoing brute-force attack on WordPress-based websites has compromised more than 90,000 blogs, but there are simple ways to make sure your blog won't be next to fall.Brute-force attacks, as their n...
05:02 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Mail For Tablets Will Redefine How You Read Email
Yahoo launched a new tablet app for Yahoo Mail Thursday, with a number of features that are bound to impress not only Yahoo Mail’s current users, but mail-enthusiasts for other platforms as well...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Yahoo's Weather App Uses Flickr To Show You Weather Conditions
Ever wonder what a sunny day in Maui looks like? How about a cloudy day in Seattle?Yahoo announced a new standalone calendar app Thursday — Yahoo! Weather for iPhone — that uses location-s...
04:54 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Stephen Colbert Responds to 'Accidental Racist' With 'Oopsie-Daisy Homophobe'
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video ArchiveBrad Paisley and LL Cool J made news recently for the release of a poorly-received new single entitled ...
04:24 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Hiring Experts Reveal Resume Pet Peeves
Crafting a resume that is unique and impressive is the goal of every job seeker. However, there is no one blueprint to follow in this process. Despite that lack of guidance, one surefire way to preven...
03:59 pm -06 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Passes the House
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, passed the House of Representatives Thursday on a bipartisan vote of 287-127 with 18 representatives not voting. CISPA now faces the tough ...
03:57 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Top 40 Vines Chosen in Tribeca Film Festival's #6SecFilms Contest
Tribeca Film Festival this year challenged people to use Twitter's Vine app to create six-second films — with a "beginning, middle and end" — for a chance to win money and notorietyMore th...
03:57 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Intel's Dubious Plan to Take Over TV
When Intel lifted the veil from its stealthy media division in February, many outsiders scratched their heads. Why was the chip manufacturer, which has tried and failed to sell consumer products befor...
03:48 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Hack Your iPhone With These 3 Tricks
Have you ever needed to charge your phone in a hurry before heading out the door? Or do you want to discover the little-known tricks you can pull to personalize and further protect your device?Our sma...
03:15 pm -05 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Harrison Ford Calls Chewbacca an SOB
Sure, Han Solo and Chewbacca were buddy-buddy in the Star Wars movies, but ever wonder if the Wookie and Harrison Ford got along when the cameras were off? Turns out the two were archenemies, and all ...
03:15 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 7 Weirdest Moments From Jose Canseco's Reddit AMA
Onetime MLB superstar Jose Canseco's Twitter feed is one of the truly bizarre — yet invaluable — treasures of the sports Internet. He posts opinions and theories on an expansive range of i...
02:56 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Nokia Lumia Sales Topped 5 Million in Q1 for First Time
Nokia sold 5.6 million Lumia phones in the March quarter, a 27% increase from the previous quarter and a new record high, the company revealed in its earnings report Thursday.Lumia sales were slow to ...
02:45 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Why Twitter Music Is Good News for Artists
Now that Twitter Music is finally out, we know what it is and what it isn'tIt's not a music streaming service, and Twitter isn't (directly) selling music with it. It's a music discovery service, simil...
02:04 pm -07 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable How to Protect Your WordPress From Attack
An ongoing brute-force attack on WordPress-based websites has compromised more than 90,000 blogs, but there are simple ways to make sure your blog won't be next to fall.Brute-force attacks, as their n...
01:53 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Provo Gets Google Fiber 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 storiesP...
01:53 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Funny Or Die's Steve Jobs Mockumentary Thinks Differently
Forget the upcoming Ashton Kutcher film. It's all about Justin Long and his performance in iSteve, Funny or Die's new Steve Jobs biopic that debuted Wednesday. If you worship the cult of Mac, drop eve...
01:28 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter Launches Twitter #music App and Service
Twitter's new standalone music service finally arrives today on your desktop, but even more importantly, on your go-everywhere iPhone.The social media company unveiled the new service on Good Morning ...
01:02 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Mail For Tablets Will Redefine How You Read Email
Yahoo launched a new tablet app for Yahoo Mail Thursday, with a number of features that are bound to impress not only Yahoo Mail’s current users, but mail-enthusiasts for other platforms as well...
01:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Yahoo's Weather App Uses Flickr To Show You Weather Conditions
Ever wonder what a sunny day in Maui looks like? How about a cloudy day in Seattle?Yahoo announced a new standalone calendar app Thursday — Yahoo! Weather for iPhone — that uses location-s...
12:46 pm +02 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Popular PC Games in China
Gaming is big in China and only getting bigger. And while mobile gaming is important, the PC is still by far the most popular gaming platform for the nation's young gamers (see this infographic for mo...
11:58 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Google Bans Users From Reselling and Lending Glass
Explorer editions of Google Glass began rolling out to customers as of Tuesday, but the company has enforced restrictions on those lucky new owners, banning them from reselling and lending the eyewear...
11:19 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable How to Become Internet Famous for $68
Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of.His eyes fume from his Twitter profile: he is Hollywood-handsome with high cheekbones and dirty blond, collar-length hair. Nex...
10:59 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter to Make 'Big' Reveal on 'Good Morning America' Tomorrow
Twitter is set to make a "big announcement" Thursday on Good Morning America, ABC's early-hour television show.GMA teased the reveal on its Twitter feed Wednesday nightTomorrow on #GMA: @twitter will ...
10:59 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter to Make 'Big' Reveal Thursday
Twitter is set to make a "big announcement" Thursday on Good Morning America, ABC's early-hour television show.GMA teased the reveal on its Twitter feed Wednesday nightTomorrow on #GMA: @twitter will ...
10:46 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Popular PC Games in China
Gaming is big in China and only getting bigger. And while mobile gaming is important, the PC is still by far the most popular gaming platform for the nation's young gamers (see this infographic for mo...
10:26 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 'American Idol' Finalist Dedicates 'I'll Stand By You' to Boston
NOTE: The music starts at 1:15Boston is on the minds of people all over the world after Monday's horrific twin bombings shook the city during the Boston Marathon, leaving three dead and nearly 200 oth...
10:02 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Captured in Viral Video
Warning: The content of this video is graphic in nature. Please watch at your discretion.An explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant Wednesday night has reportedly left 60 to 70 people dead and hundreds ...
10:02 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Captured in Terrifying Video
Warning: The content of this video is graphic in nature. Please watch at your discretion.An explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant Wednesday night has reportedly left 60 to 70 people dead and hundreds ...
09:32 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Shows Up on Google Maps
Not long after reports that a massive fertilizer plant explosion occurred in Texas on Wednesday night, a map featuring key points of interest from the scene has been added to Google Maps.Reddit user O...
08:02 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Updates Mobile App, Experiments With Ads
LinkedIn has updated its mobile app for the first time since 2011 and will run a small test of "sponsored content" i.e. ads in the streamThe test comes after LinkedIn announced a similar test of spons...
07:58 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Google Bans Users From Reselling and Lending Glass
Explorer editions of Google Glass began rolling out to customers as of Tuesday, but the company has enforced restrictions on those lucky new owners, banning them from reselling and lending the eyewear...
07:19 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable How to Become Internet Famous for $68
Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of.His eyes fume from his Twitter profile: he is Hollywood-handsome with high cheekbones and dirty blond, collar-length hair. Nex...
07:00 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Disconnect.me Lets You Control Your Data Online
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: Disconnect.meOne-L...
06:59 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Twitter to Make 'Big' Reveal Thursday
Twitter is set to make a "big announcement" Thursday on Good Morning America, ABC's early-hour television show.GMA teased the reveal on its Twitter feed Wednesday nightTomorrow on #GMA: @twitter will ...
06:41 am +02 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 'Injustice: Gods Among Us' Will Please DC Comics Fans
It's really, really difficult to make a successful superhero game. For every great title in the bunch (Batman: Arkham Asylum), there are multiple unfathomable atrocities (Superman 64, Catwoman and Aqu...
05:58 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable World's Best Jump Roper Makes It an Extreme Sport
This isn't just the double dutch you used to play in the backyard — this lady has got some major skills when it comes to jumping ropeDubbed the "world's greatest jump roper," the athlete does ev...
05:00 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Acoustic Guitar Add-On Gives the Instrument New Range
Electric guitars, when compared to their acoustic counterparts, have the ability to produce a much more diverse range of soundsInventor Paul Vo, of Asheville, N.C., is hoping to even out the playing b...
04:41 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 'Injustice: Gods Among Us' Will Please DC Comics Fans
It's really, really difficult to make a successful superhero game. For every great title in the bunch (Batman: Arkham Asylum), there are multiple unfathomable atrocities (Superman 64, Catwoman and Aqu...
04:27 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Boston Bruins Crowd Delivers Tear-Jerking National Anthem
Wednesday's NHL game between the hometown Bruins and visiting Buffalo Sabres marked the first major sporting event in Boston since Monday's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon. (A Celtics home game...
04:16 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Tactics to Grow Your Email List
Back in January, many email marketers said increasing their lists was their top goal for 2013. Well, spring is here. Is your mailing list growing as fast as your flowers and lawn? If not, it's time to...
04:02 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Updates Mobile App, Experiments With Ads
LinkedIn has updated its mobile app for the first time since 2011 and will run a small test of "sponsored content" i.e. ads in the streamThe test comes after LinkedIn announced a similar test of spons...
04:01 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Toshiba Debuts a Windows 8 Laptop for the Filthy Rich
While cheap netbooks slowly die off, Toshiba is going for the complete opposite end of the market with its new KIRAbook, a high-end Windows 8 laptop that kicks off the company's KIRA line of luxury pr...
03:54 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Reddit Co-Founder Wants to Buy Out Jay-Z as NBA Owner
Having long since sold his social media juggernaut to Conde Nast, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian now has his eyes on a different role: part-owner of the NBA's Brooklyn NetsTo make that happen, howev...
03:44 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable The Best Thing About Facebook Chat Heads
Facebook recently updated its iOS app, giving users a new News Feed and Chat Heads, a funny name for in-app conversations.Android users are able to use Chat Heads on apps outside of Facebook, while iO...
02:58 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable New Zealand Parliament Passes Gay Marriage, Sings in Celebration
The New Zealand Parliament couldn't contain itself on Wednesday after approving an amendment to the country's 1955 marriage laws that legalizes gay marriage — its members immediately broke into ...
02:16 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Users Stay Longer on Tumblr Than Facebook, Says David Karp
Tumblr users spend an average of 14 minutes per visit, Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp revealed on stage at a paidContent conference in New York City Wednesday. That's about a minute-and-a-half long...
02:02 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Battery Breakthrough Offers 30 Times More Power, Charges 1,000 Times Faster
Battery technology has improved over the past decade, but now scientists claim they have made a giant leap in power storage, giving lithium-ion batteries 30 times more power and the ability to recharg...
01:58 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable World's Best Jump Roper Makes It an Extreme Sport
This isn't just the double dutch you used to play in the backyard — this lady has got some major skills when it comes to jumping ropeDubbed the "world's greatest jump roper," the athlete does ev...
01:41 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable OKCupid Now Accepts Bitcoin
In another step toward going fully mainstream, Bitcoin is now being accepted by OKCupid. The dating site started accepting payments in the crypto currency on Tuesday, joining a series of other compani...
01:20 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Disney to Release New 'Star Wars' Film Every Summer Starting in 2015
Disney and Lucasfilm reportedly told CinemaCon attendees Wednesday that after Star Wars: Episode VII arrives in 2015, fans will see a new Star Wars movie every subsequent summerThese annual releases w...
01:08 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 'The Internet Is Destroying Your Life' — Love, The Future
Fifty years from now, you will look back with regret at all the hours you spent watching cat videos and reading mind-numbing celebrity gossip. At least, that's what the people of the future say in thi...
01:02 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Pocket Turns 1, Adds New 'Share to Friend' Feature
One year ago Read It Later officially changed its name to Pocket. Originally a service for just saving online articles to read later, along with the name change Pocket also added the ability to save o...
01:00 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Acoustic Guitar Add-On Gives the Instrument New Range
Electric guitars, when compared to their acoustic counterparts, have the ability to produce a much more diverse range of soundsInventor Paul Vo, of Asheville, N.C., is hoping to even out the playing b...
12:59 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Mobile Phones Deliver Millions of E-Books to Developing World
Innovation in the mobile phone space, for many of us, means the latest smartphone or tablet from Apple or Samsung. But for millions of people in the developing world, simpler developments for feature ...
12:28 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Boston Bombings Used as Malware Scam Bait
Just hours after the Boston Marathon bombings Monday, scammers were already using the tragedy to fuel their malware campaigns, according to a study by Romanian anti-virus firm Bitdefender.The study fo...
12:16 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Tactics to Grow Your Email List
Back in January, many email marketers said increasing their lists was their top goal for 2013. Well, spring is here. Is your mailing list growing as fast as your flowers and lawn? If not, it's time to...
12:16 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Google Fiber's Next Stop: Provo, Utah
The city of Provo, Utah, had a mystery announcement scheduled for today, and now we know what it is: It's the next city to get Google FiberThe news, posted on the official site of Provo, has been conf...
12:10 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Filmed New Music Video on 6 Continents
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, whose "Thrift Shop" hip-hop single premiered on Mashable in August and months later reached number one on Billboard's Hot 100, unleashed an elaborate music video for their n...
12:05 am GMT - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable FBI Scolds Media for False Reports of Boston Arrest
The Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a statement Wednesday afternoon essentially scolding several media outlets after they incorrectly reported that an arrest had been made in the investigation ...
12:01 am -04 - Thu, April 18, 2013
Mashable Toshiba Debuts a Windows 8 Laptop for the Filthy Rich
While cheap netbooks slowly die off, Toshiba is going for the complete opposite end of the market with its new KIRAbook, a high-end Windows 8 laptop that kicks off the company's KIRA line of luxury pr...
11:54 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Reddit Co-Founder Wants to Buy Out Jay-Z as NBA Owner
Having long since sold his social media juggernaut to Conde Nast, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian now has his eyes on a different role: part-owner of the NBA's Brooklyn NetsTo make that happen, howev...
11:50 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable $200K Raised in 1 Day for Mom, Daughter Hurt at Boston Marathon
That's Celeste Corcoran and her daughter Sydney in the photo above. They went to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday afternoon to watch a relative complete the legendary race. When a bomb went off ...
11:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable The Best Thing About Facebook Chat Heads
Facebook recently updated its iOS app, giving users a new News Feed and Chat Heads, a funny name for in-app conversations.Android users are able to use Chat Heads on apps outside of Facebook, while iO...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable David Karp Elaborates on Storyboard Shutdown
In a tersely written post to Tumblr's staff blog last week — one that inspired a winning satire from The New Yorker's Caitlin Kelly — Tumblr CEO David Karp announced that Storyboard, a com...
11:24 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Patton Oswalt's Epic 'Star Wars' Rant Wins 'Parks and Rec'
Filibustering — a governmental practice basically built in to allow lawmakers to hear themselves speak for long periods of time — is perhaps one of the dullest things to go on in real life...
11:09 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Choose Your Next Pair of Glasses Using 3D and an iPad
I never buy a pair of glasses without the help of Ingrid, the young woman who works in my local optical store and appraises different styles on my face. But Glasses.com wants to replace Ingrid in my l...
10:55 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 'Civilization' Creators Take on Their First Mobile Game
When you think of turn-based strategy, it's hard to not think of heavyweight developer FiraxisCivilization has become a staple of the genre, allowing players to conquer the globe starting with the daw...
10:48 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Pirate Bay Co-Founder Charged With Hacking and Fraud
Being one of the co-founders of the notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay means you constantly live on the edge of legality. But Gottfrid Svartholm Warg may have crossed that line completely. ...
10:36 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Needs to Fix Its Transparency Problem
Tumblr has long been a silent communicator. The company keeps its staff blog focused on the creative side of things, while its support blog seems to have little to do with site notifications—not...
10:19 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 'Epicurious' Enrages Followers With Boston Bombings Tweets
Twitter accounts are frequently run by "social media managers" — that is to say, qualified specialists in social media — and yet, nary a crisis goes by without a distasteful tweet or Faceb...
10:10 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable WTF! 15 Videos That Will Make You Quit the Internet
YouTube's been making us scream "WTF?" since 2005But it's not like you needed us to remind you of that. Thousands upon thousands of videos are out there in the YouTube-sphere, many of them spurring th...
10:02 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Battery Breakthrough Offers 30 Times More Power, Charges 1,000 Times Faster
Battery technology has improved over the past decade, but now scientists claim they have made a giant leap in power storage, giving lithium-ion batteries 30 times more power and the ability to recharg...
09:53 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable New Private Rocket Antares: 5 Surprising Facts
A new private rocket is set to launch into space for the first time on April 17, potentially marking a leap forward for American commercial spaceflight.Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned Antares rocket...
09:41 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable OKCupid Now Accepts Bitcoin
In another step toward going fully mainstream, Bitcoin is now being accepted by OKCupid. The dating site started accepting payments in the crypto currency on Tuesday, joining a series of other compani...
09:39 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable These Soccer Tricks Will Leave You Stupefied
Murilo Pitol doesn't play for Manchester United or FC Barcelona. But who needs Champions League when you've got YouTube? SEE ALSO: We May Have Just Seen the Best Goal in Soccer History [VIDEO]Pitol, a...
09:27 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Instagram Your Food for Charity With This App
Food shots are everywhere — hipsters, grandma's, foodies can't stop sharing every appetizer, dessert and cocktail they ingest. Photos fly to Instagram before taking the first bite. It's annoying...
09:17 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Cheech and Chong Celebrate 420 With Q&A Series
The infamous comedy duo Cheech and Chong are known for their films and love of cannabis, which makes April 20 the perfect day to celebrate both on social mediaIn celebration of their new animated feat...
09:08 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Twitter Launches Keyword Targeting for Ads
Twitter on Wednesday introduced keyword targeting for advertising, meaning that you may see Promoted Tweets based on stuff you have tweeted aboutIn a blog post, Nipoon Malhotra, product manager for re...
09:01 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Records Google Glass 'Unboxing'
OK, not exactly. Dan McLaughlin, one of the first people to receive Google Glass, only has one pair of the device, but he is using it to show us the packaging and contents of the Google Glass boxIt's ...
08:59 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Mobile Phones Deliver Millions of E-Books to Developing World
Innovation in the mobile phone space, for many of us, means the latest smartphone or tablet from Apple or Samsung. But for millions of people in the developing world, simpler developments for feature ...
08:54 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Apple Stock Falls Below $400 For First Time Since December 2011
Apple's stock collapsed below $400 during midday trading Wednesday, a decline of more than 6% on the day and the first time that the stock has fallen below that milestone since December 2011.The stock...
08:48 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Adds Two-Step Verification for Microsoft Accounts
Microsoft has added two-step verification to Microsoft accounts (formerly known as Windows Live ID), the account customers use to sign in to services such as Outlook.com, Messenger and SkyDrive, and t...
08:30 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 'The Guardian': We're Not Planning on a Paywall
Newspapers worldwide are putting up metered paywalls at a record pace in an effort to convert their large, free-reading online audiences into paid subscribers. In the UK, The Times, The Sunday Times, ...
08:20 pm -05 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Disney to Release New 'Star Wars' Film Every Summer Starting in 2015
Disney and Lucasfilm reportedly told CinemaCon attendees Wednesday that after Star Wars: Episode VII arrives in 2015, fans will see a new Star Wars movie every subsequent summerThese annual releases w...
08:14 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Ev Williams' Medium Buys Journalism Startup Matter
Medium, the publishing platform launched by Twitter's co-founder Ev Williams, has acquired a long-form journalism startup called Matter for an undisclosed sum, the two companies announced Wednesday.Ma...
08:10 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Filmed New Music Video on 6 Continents
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, whose "Thrift Shop" hip-hop single premiered on Mashable in August and months later reached number one on Billboard's Hot 100, unleashed an elaborate music video for their n...
08:09 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Photographer Brings to Life Imagination of Boy With Muscular Dystrophy
Photographer Matej Peljhan puts a twist on classic children's book The Little Prince with a touching series featuring a 12-year-old boy living with muscular dystrophy.Luka's degenerative disease restr...
08:05 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable FBI Scolds Media for False Reports of Boston Arrest
The Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a statement Wednesday afternoon essentially scolding several media outlets after they incorrectly reported that an arrest had been made in the investigation ...
08:02 pm -05 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Pocket Turns 1, Adds New 'Share to Friend' Feature
One year ago Read It Later officially changed its name to Pocket. Originally a service for just saving online articles to read later, along with the name change Pocket also added the ability to save o...
07:52 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Campaign Pokes Fun at Women’s Diet Ads
Cheese spread company Kerry LowLow has created a video called “Adland Gal” that mocks the cliched women we see in diet commercialsOn its Facebook page, the company questions the stereotype...
07:52 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Nintendo 3DS to Get New 'Zelda,' 'Yoshi's Island' and 'Mario Party' Titles
A new Legend of Zelda game set in the same universe as the Super Nintendo classic A Link to the Past is coming to Nintendo's 3DS this holiday season. It was one of a slew of new games announced during...
07:34 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable David Karp Elaborates on Storyboard Shutdown
In a tersely written post to Tumblr's staff blog last week — one that inspired a winning satire from The New Yorker's Caitlin Kelly — Tumblr CEO David Karp announced that Storyboard, a com...
07:29 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable A Facebook Fan Is Worth $174, Researcher Says
A Facebook fan is worth $174 to a brand, up 28% since 2010, according to Syncapse, a social media marketing firm.Syncapse worked with research firm Hotspex on a survey based on data collected from mor...
07:29 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable What Will Google Glass Do to Our Brains?
Humanity is about to undertake a bold experiment. If all goes as Google hopes, many of us will be strapping on Google Glasses later this year. The post-PC era in effect since the introduction of the i...
07:15 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Watch 10,000 iPhones Fall Like Dominoes
Be prepared to be blown away as you watch 10,000 iPhones beautifully fall like dominoes in this epic visual masterpiece.Aatma Studio — the makers behind the viral iPhone concepts that envisioned...
06:48 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Pirate Bay Co-Founder Charged With Hacking and Fraud
Being one of the co-founders of the notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay means you constantly live on the edge of legality. But Gottfrid Svartholm Warg may have crossed that line completely. ...
06:44 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Wingsuit Cave Flight Will Leave You Breathless
Wingsuit flight videos have a way of making viewers' palms sweat. Add the danger of zipping through a narrow cave and your hands will feel like a Florida swamp.SEE ALSO: The 10 Most Viral YouTube Vide...
06:34 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Guy in Norelco Ad: 'I'd FAQ Me'
Looking for a quick primer on the difference between men and women's psyches? Look no further than this Norelco ad and Dove's insanely viral "sketch artist" campaign.While the Dove campaign — al...
06:24 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Foxconn Will Now Pay Microsoft for Every Android Device It Makes
Microsoft and Foxconn, the world's largest manufacturer of consumer electronics, just made a deal that will give Microsoft a cut of every Android device Foxconn makes.The terms of the deal weren't dis...
06:20 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Here Are the U.S. Prices and Dates for the Samsung Galaxy S 4
Shortly after Samsung's announcement that its flagship phone, the Galaxy S 4, will be coming to the U.S. in April, the carriers and retailers started releasing exact dates and pricing for the deviceTh...
06:19 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 'Epicurious' Enrages Followers With Boston Bombings Tweets
Twitter accounts are frequently run by "social media managers" — that is to say, qualified specialists in social media — and yet, nary a crisis goes by without a distasteful tweet or Faceb...
06:08 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer: More People Want to Work at Yahoo Now
Marissa Mayer's tenure as CEO of Yahoo seems to have helped the company in at least one noticeable way so far: more people want to work there now.During Yahoo's first-quarter earnings call Tuesday, Ma...
05:53 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Earnings 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 storiesY...
05:53 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable New Private Rocket Antares: 5 Surprising Facts
A new private rocket is set to launch into space for the first time on April 17, potentially marking a leap forward for American commercial spaceflight.Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned Antares rocket...
05:34 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable TomTom Steps Into Fitness With GPS Smart Watches
While the big tech companies battle it out for smart watch supremacy, TomTom, the company known for GPS mapping and driving directions, is making inroads in the fitness spaceThe company, which previou...
05:27 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Instagram Your Food for Charity With This App
Food shots are everywhere — hipsters, grandma's, foodies can't stop sharing every appetizer, dessert and cocktail they ingest. Photos fly to Instagram before taking the first bite. It's annoying...
05:23 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Samsung Officially Announces Galaxy S 4 in the U.S.
Samsung has officially announced its Android flagship, the Galaxy S 4, for the U.SOne of the most powerful smartphones around is coming to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, U.S. Cellular, ...
05:17 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Cheech and Chong Celebrate 420 With Q&A Series
The infamous comedy duo Cheech and Chong are known for their films and love of cannabis, which makes April 20 the perfect day to celebrate both on social mediaIn celebration of their new animated feat...
05:17 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Don't Be Ashamed of Your Gaming Guilty Pleasures
The rumored June release of Animal Crossing: New Leaf for Nintendo 3DS has a lot of people excited — and embarrassed.SEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this comic, Scott Johnson of ExtraLife, s...
05:17 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Hot Jobs for Developers at Yelp, Disney ABC and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
05:04 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Fork That Tells You to Eat Slower
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04:47 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Google Apps Down For Some Users
Google Apps users were taking to Twitter Wednesday morning to report issues with the popular cloud-based email and productivity suite.Because this how I wanted to start my day. Gmail/Google Apps is do...
04:47 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable After Outage, Google Apps Are Back Online
Google Apps users were taking to Twitter Wednesday morning to report issues with the popular cloud-based email and productivity suiteUPDATE: About 9:30 a.m. ET, Gmail and other Google Apps appeared to...
04:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Ev Williams' Medium Buys Journalism Startup Matter
Medium, the publishing platform launched by Twitter's co-founder Ev Williams, has acquired a long-form journalism startup called Matter for an undisclosed sum, the two companies announced Wednesday.Ma...
04:07 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Patton Oswalt to Host 2013 Webby Awards
Patton Oswalt will wrangle the Internet's biggest celebs as host of the 2013 Webby Awards. The actor and comedian also hosted last year's shindig, making him the Billy Crystal of Internet award shows....
03:29 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable What Will Google Glass Do to Our Brains?
Humanity is about to undertake a bold experiment. If all goes as Google hopes, many of us will be strapping on Google Glasses later this year. The post-PC era in effect since the introduction of the i...
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Mashable Watch 10,000 iPhones Fall Like Dominoes
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03:14 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Reddit Scours Photos in Search of Boston Bombing Suspects
Reddit users have created a subreddit to examine photographic and video evidence from Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon to identify the bomber or bombers responsible. In their very public att...
02:44 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Wingsuit Cave Flight Will Leave You Breathless
Wingsuit flight videos have a way of making viewers' palms sweat. Add the danger of zipping through a narrow cave and your hands will feel like a Florida swamp.SEE ALSO: The 10 Most Viral YouTube Vide...
01:34 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable TomTom Steps Into Fitness With GPS Smart Watches
While the big tech companies battle it out for smart watch supremacy, TomTom, the company known for GPS mapping and driving directions, is making inroads in the fitness spaceThe company, which previou...
01:04 pm -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Fork That Tells You to Eat Slower
If you've ever wished for a gadget that can nag you about your eating habits the way your mom used to, only in a much more subtle way, then the HAPIfork may be for you. And now you can get your finger...
12:56 pm +10 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Twitter Donates Promoted Trend to 'One Boston'
Entertainers, athletes and ordinary citizens aren't the only ones aiding Boston residents after Monday afternoon's deadly bombings at the Boston MarathonTwitter lent a helping hand of its on Tuesday i...
12:03 pm GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Tiny 'Space Suit' Protects Bugs From Vacuum
Those cool pictures from electron microscopes of fleas, bedbugs and other tiny creatures have one drawback: The animals die during the process, which means scientists miss out on imaging the bugs whil...
11:52 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Facebook Hires Fired Apple Maps Executive
Facebook has hired the manager who led the development of Apple's widely criticized Maps app.Richard Williamson joined the social network as its director of engineering this month, according to his Li...
11:43 am +10 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Here's What the Big Bang Sounded Like
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10:49 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Funny or Die's Steve Jobs Biopic 'iSteve' Debuts Online
iSteve, Funny or Die's biopic of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, premiered Wednesday, after the humor site delayed its release out of respect for victims of the Boston Marathon bombingOriginally sch...
09:30 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable CRAPCHA Pranks You With Hopeless CAPTCHA Tests
We've all run into them while trawling the interwebz. Designed to deter spambots, CAPTCHAs are kinds of online tests that involve a visual-perception task such as identifying distorted text. The aim, ...
08:30 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Baldur's Gate: How Two Guys Brought a Classic Back From the Dead
Baldur's Gate was a breakout hit in the late '90s. It was one of the most immersive PC role-playing games of its time, with an engrossing story and thousands of lines of dialogue. It also put BioWare ...
07:38 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Things Kobe Bryant Can Teach Us About Social Media
NBA superstar Kobe Bryant suffered a devastating injury recently, but he's been putting on a social-media clinic sinceByrant ruptured his left achilles during a game Friday night, ending his season an...
06:59 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Wanderu Makes It Much Easier to Book Bus Trips
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: WanderuOne-Liner P...
06:01 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Syrian Pro-Government Hackers Strike NPR Website
You can't employ good journalists without making a few enemies along the way, as National Public Radio recently learned the hard way. After putting the violent situation in Syria under the microscope,...
05:28 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable New 'Man of Steel' Trailer Promises a Summer Hit
The latest Man of Steel trailer to hit YouTube gives us our fullest look yet at the new Superman flick, and promises a sure-fire summer blockbusterIt showcases plenty of emotional drama and tension, a...
05:00 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable New Form of Pig Latin Brings Home the Aconbay
Idday ouyay eakspay Igpay Atinlay asway away idkay? No, that isn't a stream of typos — it's Pig Latin for, "Did you speak Pig Latin as a kid?"For the uninitiated, Pig Latin is a made-up language...
04:30 am -04 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Baldur's Gate: How Two Guys Brought a Classic Back From the Dead
Baldur's Gate was a breakout hit in the late '90s. It was one of the most immersive PC role-playing games of its time, with an engrossing story and thousands of lines of dialogue. It also put BioWare ...
04:28 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Study: Teens Watch More Mobile Video Than Older Peers
It might be no surprise to parents that their 12- to 17-year-olds are watching more video on mobile devices and less on plain old TV than those slightly older.A Nielsen report that analyzed media habi...
03:46 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Yankees, Red Sox Make Poignant Statement After Boston Bombings
Tragedies such as the Boston Marathon bombings can make sports seem meaningless. But they can also remind us of the powerful role sports play in society, as both communal escapes from stress and symbo...
02:56 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Twitter Donates Promoted Trend to 'One Boston'
Entertainers, athletes and ordinary citizens aren't the only ones aiding Boston residents after Monday afternoon's deadly bombings at the Boston MarathonTwitter lent a helping hand of its own on Tuesd...
02:11 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Powerful Images of NYC Showing Its Love for Boston
The rivalry between New York City and Boston took a timeout TuesdayFollowing Monday's bombings at the Boston marathon, the Big Apple put aside its typical Beantown smack talk to show solidarity with i...
01:59 am -05 - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Wanderu Makes It Much Easier to Book Bus Trips
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01:56 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable DoSomething.Org Has 1 Million Texting Teens
DoSomething.org, the service that uses SMS messaging to connect teens with volunteer opportunities that don’t require money, a parent or a car, is now texting with more than 1 million teens. The...
01:43 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Here's What the Big Bang Sounded Like
In the beginning, there was a righteous bass.So says physicist John Cramer, who has not only found evidence of the sound created during the Big Bang, but has also created a simulation of the low, deep...
01:26 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Twitter Mentions of 'Boston' Increased 20,000%
Monday's horrific bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon were covered in real-time on Twitter. It was where many people got real information as the events unfolded, along with a dose of mi...
01:07 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable HTC One Comes to T-Mobile April 24
T-Mobile has finally revealed the launch date for HTC One on its network: April 24. Answering questions from several Twitter users about the HTC One, T-mobile simply replied it will be launching the L...
12:53 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable White House Once Again Threatens to Veto CISPA
As it did when the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, first passed the House Intelligence Committee last year, the White House on Tuesday said President Barack Obama's senior adv...
12:49 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Earnings Beat Estimates, But Core Problems Remain
Yahoo's profits in the first quarter beat Wall Street estimates, but the company's core advertising business still appears to be heading in the wrong directionYahoo reported earnings-per-share of $0.3...
12:44 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Google Fiber TV Gets HBO and Cinemax
Google Fiber TV customers won't have to look elsewhere for their Game of Thrones fix anymore, as Google has just added HBO and Cinemax channels to its TV lineupFor $20 per month (tax not included), cu...
12:36 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable 'Sports Illustrated' Cover Honors Boston Marathon First Responders
When a tragedy like the Boston Marathon bombing happens, it can be tough to define the line between sports news and hard news. This week, one of America's most iconic magazines gets it right. Above is...
12:25 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Facebook Chat Heads for iPhone and iPad
Facebook just updated its iOS app to version 6.0, adding support for chat heads and a new news feedChat heads debuted with Facebook Home last week and are available to all Android users as part of the...
12:14 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable Watch a 90-Year-Old Grandma Love the Oculus Rift
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12:14 am GMT - Wed, April 17, 2013
Mashable What’s Next for Facebook Home
Facebook Home is going international; chat heads have escaped the Home asylum and are arriving (in a limited fashion) on the iPhone. Now the social network is teasing future upgrades.The first update ...
11:56 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Rand McNally Brings Its Classic Road Atlas to iPad
Before everyone had a smartphone in their pocket, a good road atlas was found in every car’s glove box, with many of those created by Rand McNally.A staple in the space for the past 90 years, th...
11:39 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 7 iPhone Concepts That'll Make You Salivate
Are you excited about the next-generation Apple iPhone? Do you wonder what kind of improvements iOS 7 might bring?We have taken a look at some cool concept designs from Apple fans, who have imagined t...
11:31 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Why Brands Should Be Human on Social Media
The success of any social program is ultimately determined by its ability to connect on a one-to-one, human level. But what does it actually mean to be human in social media? Is it having a fun and en...
11:18 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable You Can Finally Download and Use Mailbox's App Without Waiting in Line
If you've been interested in trying out Mailbox's app, but didn't feel like waiting behind thousands of people in line, now's your chance.Mailbox, the much-hyped email app for iPhone, announced Tuesda...
10:54 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Touching Acts of Kindness at Boston Marathon
In the 24 hours since the Boston Marathon bombings, amazing stories of kindness have also emergedFrom the first responders who ran fearlessly toward the smoke to the Bostonians who opened their doors ...
10:54 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Touching Acts of Kindness at the Boston Marathon
In the 24 hours since the Boston Marathon bombings, amazing stories of kindness have also emergedFrom the first responders who ran fearlessly toward the smoke to the Bostonians who opened their doors ...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable New Star Trek Villain Has a Really Big Ship
We mean really, really big. In the latest trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness, we get another glimpse into the tough choices that captain James T. Kirk (played by Chris Pine) has to face — and o...
10:31 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable LG Holding 'Genius' Event in New York City on May 1
LG sent invitations to the press Tuesday afternoon telling them to "save the date" for an event in New York City on May 1.The invitation didn't specify an exact time or place, or what would be on the ...
10:20 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 57% of Showroomers Test Products, Then Head to Amazon
We've all felt that twinge of uncertainty when making a purchase online. It's cheaper, but we worry that by buying sight unseen, we won't receive exactly what we anticipatedThat's why more shoppers, e...
10:11 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Powerful Images of NYC Showing Its Love for Boston
The rivalry between New York City and Boston took a timeout TuesdayFollowing Monday's bombings at the Boston marathon, the Big Apple put aside its typical Beantown smack talk to show solidarity with i...
10:10 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Elmo Torments Mad Men's Jon Hamm on 'Seasame Street'
Mad Men's Jon Hamm and his scruffy beard recently paid Elmo a visit on Seasame Street to bestow his wisdom upon viewers. In this "Word of the Day" skit, which airs April 18 on PBS, Hamm teaches us abo...
10:10 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Elmo Torments Mad Men's Jon Hamm on 'Sesame Street'
Mad Men's Jon Hamm and his scruffy beard recently paid Elmo a visit on Sesame Street to bestow his wisdom upon viewers. In this "Word of the Day" skit, which airs April 18 on PBS, Hamm teaches us abou...
09:59 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable College Students Schedule Walk to Finish Boston Marathon
Students at Boston College are organizing an event for those who didn't finish the Boston Marathon on Monday in light of the bombings that took place at the finish line.A Facebook event — titled...
09:46 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Underground Cranes Power Library Book Retrieval
The James B. Hunt Library at North Carolina State University looks a lot like the library of the future on the outside and insideIt boasts of cutting-edge technology and modern architectural design. T...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Bethesda Teases Upcoming Unannounced Game via Vine
Bethesda Softworks, publisher of Fallout, the Elder Scrolls franchise and Dishonored, teased an upcoming unannounced game via a cryptic Vine video posted Tuesday.The Vine shows four scenes: It starts ...
09:26 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Twitter Mentions of 'Boston' Increased 20,000%
Monday's horrific bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon were covered in real-time on Twitter. It was where many people got real information as the events unfolded, along with a dose of mi...
09:24 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable The Internet Offers Pizza to Displaced Boston Marathoners
A message board on the popular site Reddit is offering little acts of kindness in the form of pizza to people displaced from the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday.People from all over the U.S. are flo...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Internet Ad Revenues Top $36 Billion in 2012, Study Says
Internet ad revenues in the U.S. increased by 15% in 2012 to $36.6 billion, driven by significant year-over-year increases in revenue for mobile, search and digital video ads, according to a new repor...
09:07 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Boston Marathon Volunteer Who Helped Injured Shares Story on Reddit
A Boston Marathon volunteer who claims to have been near ground zero of Monday's deadly explosions has been sharing intimate details of his experience on Reddit under the pseudonym "Zadmxm." Zadmxm's ...
08:57 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Starts Rolling Out Internationally Today
Facebook Home will start rolling out to users outside of the U.S. on Tuesday, Facebook's head of mobile engineering Cory Ondrejka revealed at ATD's Dive Into Mobile conferenceFurthermore, Ondrejka sai...
08:51 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Soothing Videos to Help You Sleep
Sleep — it's as much a beloved activity as it is an elusive one. Whether because of school, work, your social life or a combination of the three, getting a good night's rest is rarely in the car...
08:49 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Earnings Beat Estimates, But Core Problems Remain
Yahoo's profits in the first quarter beat Wall Street estimates, but the company's core advertising business still appears to be heading in the wrong directionYahoo reported earnings-per-share of $0.3...
08:44 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Fiber TV Gets HBO and Cinemax
Google Fiber TV customers won't have to look elsewhere for their Game of Thrones fix anymore, as Google has just added HBO and Cinemax channels to its TV lineupFor $20 per month (tax not included), cu...
08:36 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 'Sports Illustrated' Cover Honors Boston Marathon First Responders
When a tragedy like the Boston Marathon bombing happens, it can be tough to define the line between sports news and hard news. This week, one of America's most iconic magazines gets it right. Above is...
08:32 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Facebook Chat Heads: Now Rolling Out on iPhone
Facebook is updating its iOS apps to include the chat heads feature this week, with the necessary update hitting the app store Tuesday, the company has announcediPhone users who download the update wi...
08:27 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S 4 Available for Pre-Order on AT&T
Samsung's Galaxy S 4 is now available for pre-order at AT&T and U.S. Cellular.At AT&T, users can pre-order the Galaxy S 4 in either White Frost or Black Mist — both in 16GB capacities &#...
08:11 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Eric Schmidt: Android on Track to Cross 1 Billion Mark This Year
Google CEO Eric Schmidt is very optimistic about Android. Its path, however, is separate from the path of Chrome OS, as Schmidt has more or less put to rest persistent rumors that the two operating sy...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable How Space Science Is Helping Fight Cancer
Advanced strategies to fight cancer are taking inspiration from experiments in the final frontier of outer space, researchers say.The gravity experienced in low-Earth orbit, which is 10,000 to 1 milli...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Evernote Launches Accelerator Program to Woo Developers
Evernote is launching a month-long mentorship program to recruit developers interested in creating products for the Evernote platform.With Evernote Accelerator, developer teams will be invited to work...
07:56 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable RandMcNally Brings Its Classic Road Atlas to iPad
Before everyone had a smartphone in their pocket, a good road atlas was found in every car’s glove box, with many of those created by Rand McNally.A staple in the space for the past 90 years, th...
07:39 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 'The Guardian' Calls for Citizen Journalists Via App
Vanishing are the days when readers' contributions to the papers they read are limited to the 'letters to the editor' section. The latest publication to open its arms to reader contributions — i...
07:39 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Cuts Prices of Cloud Services to Match Amazon
Microsoft said it is slashing the prices for its Windows Azure cloud service as part of an effort to better compete against Amazon's existing hosting and storage platform.The company said it will now ...
07:17 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable NASA's Mars-Bound Rocket on Track for 2017 Launch
The development of NASA's biggest, most powerful rocket yet is running ahead of schedule and on budget, its primary contractor said Wednesday.The towering Space Launch System (SLS) is a 384-foot (117 ...
07:07 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable The Evolution of Music From the 11th Century to Today
Have you ever wondered how music has evolved over the years? One YouTube video tries to answer that question by distilling 10 centuries of song into four-and-a-half minutes.A quintet of singers, colle...
06:56 pm -07 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable DoSomething.Org Has 1 Million Texting Teens
DoSomething.org, the service that uses SMS messaging to connect teens with volunteer opportunities that don’t require money, a parent or a car, is now texting with more than 1 million teens. The...
06:48 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable No, You Can't Use Google Glass While Scuba Diving
Google has released a lot of new information about Google Glass, including the specs and new tools for developers. It also slipped out a brief FAQ page on Glass, and it answers a few questions no one ...
06:45 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Leap Motion Control Coming to HP Devices
Leap Motion Tuesday announced a partnership with Hewlett-Packard to bring the startup's motion-control technology to HP devices.While the announcement didn't say what kinds of devices would be have Le...
06:41 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Kobo Aura HD Is a High-Res Kindle Killer
Kobo has upped the ante when it comes to high-resolution e-readers. Its latest device, the Kobo Aura HD, has a 6.8-inch, 265 PPI screen — the highest resolution 6.8-inch e-ink screen aroundWith ...
06:31 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable LG Holding 'Genius' Event in New York City on May 1
LG sent invitations to the press Tuesday afternoon telling them to "save the date" for an event in New York City on May 1.The invitation didn't specify an exact time or place, or what would be on the ...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Apple's Budget iPhone Could Nab 11% of Low-Cost Market
Apple's so-called “iPhone mini” could grab 11% of the low-end smartphone market within its first year on the shelvesIn the worst-case scenario, the budget iPhone could cannibalize about 30...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Oh, Yeah! Kool-Aid Man Gets a CG Makeover
Who's jolly, red and not wearing any pants? The new Kool-Aid man, that's who. Kraft Foods on Monday unveiled a new computer-generated version of the iconic, and often times destructive, punch bowl. Ta...
06:20 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 57% of Showroomers Test Products, Then Head to Amazon
We've all felt that twinge of uncertainty when making a purchase online. It's cheaper, but we worry that by buying sight unseen, we won't receive exactly what we anticipatedThat's why more shoppers, e...
06:12 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Bans Devs From Serving Ads on Google Glass
It looks like Google Glass will be an ad-free space, at least initially.On Monday, Google released its Google Mirror API, which lets third-party developers begin building applications for the smart gl...
05:59 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Snapchat CEO: Delete Is the Default
With 150 million photos uploaded (and evaporating) each day, Snapchat is a success. Even so, it has a reputation, fair or not, as a platform for teens to share racy (even nude) pictures of themselves....
05:58 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Alison Brie Breaks the Internet With Meme Impressions
Actress and Interwebs charmer Alison Brie rolls out the adorableness with spot-on meme imitations.MadeManDotCom's Paul F. Tompkins presented Brie with images of the web's biggest celebrities and asked...
05:46 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Underground Cranes Power Library Book Retrieval
The James B. Hunt Library at North Carolina State University looks a lot like the library of the future on the outside and insideIt boasts of cutting-edge technology and modern architectural design. T...
05:40 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable YouTube iOS App Gets Live Streaming Support
Google has updated its YouTube iOS app to version 1.3, with the most notable improvement being support for live streamingOddly enough, the update comes right after Coachella, which was streamed to You...
05:35 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Bethesda Teases Upcoming Unannounced Game via Vine
Bethesda Softworks, publisher of Fallout, the Elder Scrolls franchise and Dishonored, teased an upcoming unannounced game via a cryptic Vine video posted Tuesday.The Vine shows four scenes: It starts ...
05:27 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Twitter May Add Video Content From Viacom, NBC
Twitter is aiming to increase engagement on its platform by adding video content from Viacom and NBC, according to a report.The social network is in talks with Viacom and NBCUniversal about bringing m...
05:24 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable The Internet Offers Pizza to Displaced Boston Marathoners
A message board on the popular site Reddit is offering little acts of kindness in the form of pizza to people displaced from the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday.People from all over the U.S. are flo...
05:23 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Tony Hawk Instagrams Sweet Revenge After Airport Diss
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk is instantly recognizable to the average teen or twenty-something, but he doesn't look like a typical celebrity. No fancy clothes. No "look at me" haircut. Not covered i...
05:22 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable RelayRides Rents Your Car to Facebook Friends
Peer-to-peer car-sharing service RelayRides is going social, enabling users to rent a car through Facebook by harnessing their social networkIn a process the company is calling “Renting Social,&...
05:07 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Specifications 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....
05:07 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Boston Marathon Volunteer Who Helped Injured Shares Story on Reddit
A Boston Marathon volunteer who claims to have been near ground zero of Monday's deadly explosions has been sharing intimate details of his experience on Reddit under the pseudonym "Zadmxm." Zadmxm's ...
04:57 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Starts Rolling Out Internationally Today
Facebook Home will start rolling out to users outside of the U.S. on Tuesday, Facebook's head of mobile engineering Cory Ondrejka revealed at ATD's Dive Into Mobile conferenceFurthermore, Ondrejka sai...
04:53 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Report: Facebook Seeking 7 Figures for Video Ads
Facebook is asking for 7-figure commitments for video ads set to launch on the platform this summer, according to a report.Citing "three executives briefed on the product," Advertising Age reports tha...
04:32 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Facebook Chat Heads: Now Rolling Out on iPhone
Facebook is updating its iOS apps to include the chat heads feature this week, with the necessary update hitting the app store Tuesday, the company has announcediPhone users who download the update wi...
04:11 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Eric Schmidt: Android on Track to Cross 1 Billion Mark This Year
Google CEO Eric Schmidt is very optimistic about Android. Its path, however, is separate from the path of Chrome OS, as Schmidt has more or less put to rest persistent rumors that the two operating sy...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Evernote Launches Accelerator Program to Woo Developers
Evernote is launching a month-long mentorship program to recruit developers interested in creating products for the Evernote platform.With Evernote Accelerator, developer teams will be invited to work...
03:39 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 'The Guardian' Calls for Citizen Journalists Via App
Vanishing are the days when readers' contributions to the papers they read are limited to the 'letters to the editor' section. The latest publication to open its arms to reader contributions — i...
03:17 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable NASA's Mars-Bound Rocket on Track for 2017 Launch
The development of NASA's biggest, most powerful rocket yet is running ahead of schedule and on budget, its primary contractor said Wednesday.The towering Space Launch System (SLS) is a 384-foot (117 ...
03:01 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Cities Solace Boston With Heartfelt Displays
Buildings in Boston and New York were lit up Monday evening in tribute to the victims of the earlier explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Boston Police Department Commissioner Ed Da...
02:48 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable No, You Can't Use Google Glass While Scuba Diving
Google has released a lot of new information about Google Glass, including the specs and new tools for developers. It also slipped out a brief FAQ page on Glass, and it answers a few questions no one ...
02:45 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Leap Motion Control Coming to HP Devices
Leap Motion Tuesday announced a partnership with Hewlett-Packard to bring the startup's motion-control technology to HP devices.While the announcement didn't say what kinds of devices would be have Le...
02:24 pm -07 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable The Internet Offers Pizza to Displaced Boston Marathoners
A message board on the popular site Reddit is offering little acts of kindness in the form of pizza to people displaced from the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday.People from all over the U.S. are flo...
01:58 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Advice for Clueless Brands on Social Media
Bob Garfield and Doug Levy explain the rules of the relationship era in their book Can’t Buy Me Like: How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results.Dear Bob and Doug:We are a sneaker...
01:40 pm -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable YouTube iOS App Gets Live Streaming Support
Google has updated its YouTube iOS app to version 1.3, with the most notable improvement being support for live streamingOddly enough, the update comes right after Coachella, which was streamed to You...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Logitech's Ultimate Remote Sees Through Closed Doors
Logitech has added two new Harmony Universal remotes to its lineup: the Logitech Harmony Ultimate and the Logitech Harmony Smart ControlBoth will use Logitech's new Harmony Hub, which makes it easier ...
10:52 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Actress Denise Richards' Son Did Not Die in Boston Bombings
Early Tuesday morning, The Boston Globe reported details of the 8-year-old boy who died in the Boston Marathon bombings, identifying him on Twitter as Martin Richard and his parents as William and Den...
10:52 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable People Mistakenly Think Actress Denise Richards' Son Died in Boston Bombings
Early Tuesday morning, The Boston Globe reported details of the 8-year-old boy who died in the Boston Marathon bombings, identifying him on Twitter as Martin Richard and his parents as William and Den...
10:31 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Skate Uphill on the 'World's Lightest Electric Vehicle'
When you think electric vehicle, cars like the Tesla Model S or Chevy Volt might come to mind. But a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based startup wants to change that perception with what they claim is the "world'...
10:02 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable YouTube Spotlights Videos of 'Explosions at the Boston Marathon'
The Boston Marathon explosions have left many looking for an explanation behind the tragic events that unfolded on Monday. As people scour the web for answers, YouTube has made it easier to stay up-to...
09:29 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Fujitsu Develops Technology That Turns Paper Into a Touchscreen
We're quickly getting used to the fact that computer, smartphone and tablet screens are meant to be touched — but what about paper? Fujitsu has developed a technology that detects objects your f...
08:59 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Slips in Social TV Rankings This Week
Sunday night's competing programs, Game of Thrones and Mad Men, both saw a dip in buzz during the second and third weeks of their respective seasonsMad Men was nowhere to be seen on the chart of top c...
08:27 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable CISPA Is Back and Headed for a Vote This Week
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, is headed to a full vote in the House of Representatives Wednesday or Thursday of this week.CISPA passed the House Intelligence Committee l...
08:04 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Waze CEO: We Assumed Apple Maps 'Wouldn’t Be That Good'
Apple Maps wasn’t very good. This is not news. Even company CEO Tim Cook admitted it fell short. The folks at crowd-sourced, turn-by-turn navigation competitor Waze weren’t surprised, eith...
07:24 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Mirror API Guide Now Available for Developers
For all those curious about what it's like to develop for Google Glass, your wait is over.On Monday, the search giant released its Google Mirror API, which allows developers to begin creating applicat...
06:58 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Hackers Attack 90,000 WordPress Blogs
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06:37 am +05 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Police Tweet Request for Video From Boston Marathon After Blast
The Boston Police Department tweeted a plea for video from the finish line of the Boston Marathon after multiple blasts rocked the area Monday afternoonAt time of writing, police had confirmed 23 inju...
06:29 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Hacker 'Weev' Sends SoundCloud Message From Prison
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05:59 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Pre-Orders for Samsung Galaxy S 4 Now Available in Canada
Samsung's flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S 4, is now available for pre-order in Canada via RogersThe Galaxy S 4 is available in two colors — Black Mist and White Frost, and it starts at $199...
05:52 am +05 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Foursquare's Dennis Crowley Tweets From Scene of Boston Marathon Explosions
Dennis Crowley, the CEO and co-founder of Foursquare, ran in Monday's Boston Marathon, but emerged unhurt after explosions marred the event. Crowley used Twitter to report from the scene of the incide...
05:30 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Patton Oswalt's Powerful Boston Marathon Post Inspires on Facebook
Of all the pontificators and pundits reacting online and off, it was comedian Patton Oswalt who perhaps provided the most poignant take on the Boston Marathon bombing Monday afternoonIn a post to his ...
04:54 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable 'Starry Night' Most-Loved Painting on Google
Every day is a good time to enjoy art, but it's especially on April 15, World Art Day, when the whole world is invited to devote a few minutes to enjoying the finer things in life.But if you don’...
04:48 am +05 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Boston Marathon Explosions Kill 2
Two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon. The news and images, including some graphic photos, unfolded on social media just before 3 p.m. According to a twe...
04:39 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Boston Marathon Room Listings Offer Hope in Tragedy's Wake
Tyler Fenton lives in Boston's Mission Hill neighborhood, and can sleep five people between his extra bed, couch and floorDavid Rahn lives in Brighton, and has room for one — plus extra clothes,...
04:08 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Why Is Mozilla Building a Mobile OS?
Mozilla's resigning CEO Gary Kovacs may be stepping down, but he's still passionate about transforming the mobile space and believes “the line between a browser, web page and an app should just ...
03:55 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Shipping to Explorers Soon
Google Glass is about to ship — to developers and early adopters, that is.Google contacted Glass Explorers Monday afternoon to let them know both hardware and software for Google Glass are now r...
03:55 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Ready to Ship for Some Explorers
Google Glass is about to ship — to developers and early adopters, that is.Google contacted Glass Explorers Monday afternoon to let them know both hardware and software for Google Glass are now r...
03:41 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Dove Experiment Aims to Change the Way You See Yourself
Dove posted on Monday a three-minute ad on YouTubethat teaches a vital lesson about how we view ourselves compared to how others see us. Trust us, it's worth your time.A former forensic artist for the...
03:38 am +10 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Foxconn Ramps Up Hiring Ahead of Next iPhone
It looks like mass production for the next iPhone is finally getting under way.Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report hearing from sources that Foxconn, Apple's Asian manufacturing partner,...
03:24 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Mirror API Now Available for Developers
For all those curious about what it's like to develop for Google Glass, your wait is over.On Monday, the search giant released its Google Mirror API, which allows developers to begin creating applicat...
03:24 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Glass Mirror API Guide Now Available for Developers
For all those curious about what it's like to develop for Google Glass, your wait is over.On Monday, the search giant released its Google Mirror API, which allows developers to begin creating applicat...
02:58 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Dad Rallies Thousands on Facebook in Anti-Bullying Plea
When police didn't take immediate action after a parent reported that his sixth-grade son was being bullied, the Wisconsin father took matters into his own hands — on Facebook.On March 26, dad M...
02:29 am -04 - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Hacker 'Weev' Sends SoundCloud Message From Prison
The classic definition of a hacker is somebody who uses their ingenuity to tinker and modify things to make them do what they were not designed to do. In other words, someone who gets around hurdles w...
02:15 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Bandwidth Issues Down Boston Cell Service, Not Police
Cellphone service in the Boston area is currently experiencing disruptions, following the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.Much of the service disruption seems to be due to increas...
01:57 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Obama Addresses the Nation Following Boston Blasts
JOIN THE LIVE CHATVISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOVPresident Obama will address the nation at approximately 6:00 p.m. ET Monday, following at least two deadly blasts in Boston that seemed to target the Boston Mara...
01:36 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Google Person Finder Locates Missing at Boston Marathon Explosion
Google Person Finder, a tool the company built following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, has been activated for use following the deadly Boston Marathon explosions Monday afternoon.Shortly after launchi...
01:07 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Police Tweet Request for Video From Boston Marathon After Blast
The Boston Police Department tweeted a plea for video from the finish line of the Boston Marathon after multiple blasts rocked the area Monday afternoonAt time of writing, police had confirmed 23 inju...
12:25 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Reddit User Compiles All the News About Boston Marathon Explosions
One of the largest online communities, Reddit, is often a great source of breaking news, and right now it's proving it with a story on the Boston marathon explosionsIn one of the top stories on Reddit...
12:22 am GMT - Tue, April 16, 2013
Mashable Foursquare's Dennis Crowley Tweets From Scene of Boston Marathon Explosions
Dennis Crowley, the CEO and co-founder of Foursquare, ran in Monday's Boston Marathon, but emerged unhurt after explosions marred the event. Crowley used Twitter to report from the scene of the incide...
11:18 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 2 Explosions Occur at Boston Marathon
Two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon. The news and images, including some graphic photos, unfolded on social media just before 3 p.m. Journalists on the...
11:18 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Boston Marathon Explosions Kill 2
Two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon. The news and images, including some graphic photos, unfolded on social media just before 3 p.m. According to a twe...
11:17 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Is It Still Possible to Disappear From Society?
Two of the country's most notorious survivalists — the Hermit of North Pond in Maine, and The Mountain Man of Utah, were found and arrested in the last few weeks. And a case of a missing family,...
11:11 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Revolights Illuminate Your Bike With Built-In LEDs
If you bike at nighttime, you're probably all too familiar with the challenges of keeping visible on the road. Reflectors and standard bike lights often help, but a Northern California startup has a u...
10:39 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable What Tax Preparation Software Looked Like in 1991
If nothing is certain but death and taxes, it's telling that death often seems more pleasant. Doing taxes is, inevitably, excruciating. All those forms. All those numbers. All that bureaucratese. No w...
10:31 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Sony Just Launched a Ludicrously Fast Internet in Japan
So-net Entertainment, a Sony-backed Japan ISP, has launched a fiber-based Internet service that reaches download speeds of 2 Gbps, making it the fastest home internet in the worldThe Nuro, as the serv...
10:17 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 71% of Facebook Users Engage in 'Self-Censorship'
Most Americans now know the feeling of typing something into a social media input box, thinking again, and deciding against posting whatever it was. But while it certainly seemed like a widespread phe...
09:56 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Kevin Ware Tweets the Most Inspiring Pic You'll See Today
Got a case of the Mondays there, dear reader? Here's a photo that should put things in perspectiveSurely you remember Kevin Ware, the University of Louisville guard who became a March Madness icon two...
09:35 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Look Sharp With These 10 YouTube How-Tos
You've already hit the mall, laid out the perfect accessories and showered (hopefully). But getting ready is a daunting feat — even though we do it every day, sometimes we don't end up looking a...
09:11 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Facebook Partners With States to Promote Teen Privacy
Facebook and privacy sometimes seems like an oxymoron — words or ideas that contradict one other. Users complain about Facebook's privacy settings being too difficult to understand and properly ...
09:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Safe Texting While Walking? There May Be an App for That
The last time you saw someone walk into a lamppost while focusing intently on a smartphone, you probably thought, “That was dumb!” If you were Juan-David Hincapié-Ramos, though, you m...
08:50 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Ad Suggests Kim Jong-un Should Get 'Great Bod' to Reduce Stress
Everyone knows that a workout can wash away daily stresses and aggregation, so if you ask gym franchise company New York Sports Clubs, all Kim Jong-un needs is a good jog.NYSC in New York City ran an ...
08:34 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable The Designer Who Created Facebook Timeline Is Moving On
Nicholas Felton, the designer who was instrumental in creating Facebook Timeline, is leaving the companyFelton shared the news, appropriately, on his Facebook Timeline. He didn't mention what his next...
08:30 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable iPad Easel Is for Tech Savvy Budding Artists
For all the worry about screen time and kids getting lost in video games while using an iPad, one new accessory actually encourages creativity and imagination.The Kids Drawing Easel for iPad from CTA ...
08:25 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Reddit User Compiles All the News About Boston Marathon Explosions
One of the largest online communities, Reddit, is often a great source of breaking news, and right now it's proving it with a story on the Boston marathon explosionsIn one of the top stories on Reddit...
08:10 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Controversy Over Planet-Naming Contest Heats Up
The company behind an exoplanet-naming contest says it's fighting to restore its business and its reputation in the wake of some disapproving words from the International Astronomical Union.Officials ...
07:49 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Might Have a Metal Chassis
Samsung, whose flagship devices all sport a plastic chassis, is considering launching the Galaxy Note 3 "phablet" with a metal exterior, SamMobile reports citing its insidersThe same source claims tha...
07:49 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Outgoing FCC Chair Genachowski Takes Think Tank Job
Outgoing FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will become a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute advising it on telecommunications policy, the group announced MondayGenachowski follows several previous FCC...
07:37 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 3 Elements of Every Successful Business Plan
So you have a great product, platform or business that you’re stoked to start up. It can be an exciting and thrilling opportunity to get your own company up and running, but it’s also fill...
07:18 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Boston Marathon Explosions Kill 2
Two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon. The news and images, including some graphic photos, unfolded on social media just before 3 p.m. According to a twe...
07:18 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Simon & Schuster Brings E-Books to NYC Libraries
Simon & Schuster, the only major publisher to continually refuse to make any of its e-books available to lending libraries, is shifting its stance. The publisher announced Monday that it is making...
07:18 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable EA to Shutter 'SimCity Social,' 'The Sims Social,' 'Pet Society'
EA is shuttering three of its Facebook games on June 14: Sim City Social, The Sims Social and Pet Society.Those games' players are being notified by the Playfish forums and the Facebook fan pages. Pla...
07:02 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Windows 8.1 May Include a 'Boot to Desktop' Option
The most recent numbers show PC sales dropping like a rock, with many blaming the radical changes in Windows 8 for scaring away customers. A new rumor suggests the drop has prompted Microsoft to consi...
07:02 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Turkish Musician Convicted of Insulting Islam on Twitter
Renowned Turkish pianist Fazil Say was convicted Monday by a court in Turkey of insulting Islam in messages he posted on TwitterSay, 42, received a 10-month jail sentence on a five-year suspended basi...
07:00 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Ad Encourages Phone Use During Family Dinners
Facebook Home can make spending time in your real home a little less boring — at least that's the suggestion in a new ad for the product.Facebook's latest video for Home shows a young woman chec...
06:40 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable YouTube Makes Videos Look Like VHS
In a world where you can stream nearly any type of content from the cloud, the VHS tape is a relic of the past. Once upon a time, though, it was the most popular medium for watching and recording movi...
06:31 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Sony Just Launched a Ludicrously Fast Internet in Japan
So-net Entertainment, a Sony-backed Japan ISP, has launched a fiber-based Internet service that reaches download speeds of 2 Gbps, making it the fastest home internet in the worldThe Nuro, as the serv...
06:24 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 15 Funky Hybrid Animals That Deserve a Chance at Life
The droll indie flick Napoleon Dynamite did more than show us how impressively Idahoans can dance — it introduced us to the ligerBred for its skills and magic, the majestic tiger-lion combo prov...
06:24 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 'The Simpsons' Opener Gives Nod to 'Breaking Bad'
Longtime Simpsons viewers know the opening "couch" sequence is never the same and often chock full of sly nods to popular culture.Sunday night's opener, however, outdid many past efforts with a tribut...
06:10 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Isn't the Only Cryptocurrency in Town
In recent weeks, the digital currency Bitcoin has soared and then dipped in value, along the way attracting more public attention than ever before and speculation as to whether it could become an esta...
05:59 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Google Doodle Honors Math Brainiac Euler
Centuries after math pioneer Leonhard Euler died, the 18th century math genius is finally getting his “slow clap” of recognition, thanks to today’s Google Doodle, which commemorates ...
05:40 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 12 Cats Clearly Plotting to Kill Their Owners
While we're confident that most of the awesome Mashable readership would be capable of spotting the signs if their cats were plotting to kill them, we're sorry to report there are some owners out ther...
05:40 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Cats Clearly Plotting to Kill Their Owners
While we're confident that most of the awesome Mashable readership would be capable of spotting the signs if their cats were plotting to kill them, we're sorry to report there are some owners out ther...
05:38 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Foxconn Ramps Up Hiring Ahead of Next iPhone
It looks like mass production for the next iPhone is finally getting under way.Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report hearing from sources that Foxconn, Apple's Asian manufacturing partner,...
05:11 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Facebook Partners With States to Promote Teen Privacy
Facebook and privacy sometimes seems like an oxymoron — words or ideas that contradict one other. Users complain about Facebook's privacy settings being too difficult to understand and properly ...
05:00 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Safe Texting While Walking? There May Be an App for That
The last time you saw someone walk into a lamppost while focusing intently on a smartphone, you probably thought, “That was dumb!” If you were Juan-David Hincapié-Ramos, though, you m...
04:59 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 150+ Openings in Social Media, Marketing and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
04:59 pm GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Dish Network Makes $25.5 Billion Bid for Sprint Nextel
Charging it will offer a "superior value for Sprint shareholders," Dish Network on Monday announced it was making a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel.Dish is offering Sprint shareholders $17.3 billi...
04:11 pm -07 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Revolights Illuminate Your Bike With Built-In LEDs
If you bike at nighttime, you're probably all too familiar with the challenges of keeping visible on the road. Reflectors and standard bike lights often help, but a Northern California startup has a u...
03:49 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Might Have a Metal Chassis
Samsung, whose flagship devices all sport a plastic chassis, is considering launching the Galaxy Note 3 "phablet" with a metal exterior, SamMobile reports citing its insidersThe same source claims tha...
03:49 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Outgoing FCC Chair Genachowski Takes Think Tank Job
Outgoing FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will become a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute advising it on telecommunications policy, the group announced MondayGenachowski follows several previous FCC...
03:18 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Simon & Schuster Brings E-Books to NYC Libraries
Simon & Schuster, the only major publisher to continually refuse to make any of its e-books available to lending libraries, is shifting its stance. The publisher announced Monday that it is making...
03:18 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable EA to Shutter 'SimCity Social,' 'The Sims Social,' 'Pet Society'
EA is shuttering three of its Facebook games on June 14: Sim City Social, The Sims Social and Pet Society.Those games' players are being notified by the Playfish forums and the Facebook fan pages. Pla...
02:56 pm -07 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Kevin Ware Tweets the Most Inspiring Pic You'll See Today
Got a case of the Mondays there, dear reader? Here's a photo that should put things in perspectiveSurely you remember Kevin Ware, the University of Louisville guard who became a March Madness icon two...
02:30 pm +10 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Cell Service Is Going to the Dogs
It isn't easy to find a reliable cellphone network, so you often find little tricks to make the most of it. Between holding your cellphone at weird angles or making calls with your nose pressed agains...
02:24 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 'The Simpsons' Opener Gives Nod to 'Breaking Bad'
Longtime Simpsons viewers know the opening "couch" sequence is never the same and often chock full of sly nods to popular culture.Sunday night's opener, however, outdid many past efforts with a tribut...
12:59 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 150+ Openings in Social Media, Marketing and More
Whether you're unemployed, underemployed or just looking for something a bit more interesting, the Mashable Job Board is full of listings to take your career to the next level.Since 2005, Mashable has...
12:59 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Dish Network Makes $25.5 Billion Bid for Sprint Nextel
Charging it will offer a "superior value for Sprint shareholders," Dish Network on Monday announced it was making a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel.Dish is offering Sprint shareholders $17.3 billi...
12:59 pm -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 50 Peculiar U.S. Laws You Won't Believe Exist
Don't try this at home. No really, you can't, because doing these 50 things are actually punishable by lawThings like picking up seaweed at night in New Hampshire (obviously) and having a six-hour Bin...
11:10 am -07 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Isn't the Only Cryptocurrency in Town
In recent weeks, the digital currency Bitcoin has soared and then dipped in value, along the way attracting more public attention than ever before and speculation as to whether it could become an esta...
09:57 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Is Developing a Smart Watch, Report Says
Microsoft is reportedly joining Apple, Samsung and LG in the race to develop a smart watchThe software giant is working on designs for a touchscreen watch device, according to the Wall Street Journal,...
09:07 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Watch How Astronauts Sleep in Space
You've seen how astronauts cry in space, but what about how they sleep?Chris Hadfield, who currently lives on the International Space Station, explained how he catches some Zs in a zero-gravity enviro...
08:45 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 'Iron Man 3' Video Opens Door to Destructive Mansion Attack
Helicopters swoop in to attack an armor-less Tony Stark at his California mansion in new Iron Man 3 footage released at the MTV Movie Awards. The billionaire hero summons a prototype suit to defend hi...
08:20 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Here's What You Missed at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in GIFs
The MTV Movie Awards doesn't usually show much in the way of actual awards (they have a "best shirtless category" — though there's no complaints, here), but it does promise a slew of antics by c...
07:20 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Watch New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Teaser Trailer
The long-awaited teaser trailer for Catching Fire, the second installment in The Hunger Games trilogy, debuted at the MTV Movie Awards. Actor Liam Hemsworth introduced the clipThe new footage gives fa...
07:03 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Microsoft, BlackBerry Drive Big Increase in Magazine Spending
Overall ad spending on magazines may have been down 5% in the first quarter of this year, but one sector dramatically (and surprisingly) upped its investment in the medium: the technology industry.Tec...
06:28 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Booty-Shakin' Tutorials to Help You Dance Like a Pro
With the summer season comes a multitude of dancing opportunities: weddings, proms, outdoor clubs, graduation gatherings, rooftop parties, festivals, concerts in the park and farmer's markets ... or m...
05:34 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Why Vine Is Ripe for Comedy
Over the past several years, Twitter has played a huge part in a comedy renaissance still going strong. Entertainers use the platform to take advantage of trending topics immediately, turning them int...
04:45 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 'Iron Man 3' Video Opens Door to Destructive Mansion Attack
Helicopters swoop in to attack an armor-less Tony Stark at his California mansion in new Iron Man 3 footage released at the MTV Movie Awards. The billionaire hero summons a prototype suit to defend hi...
04:30 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Cell Service Is Going to the Dogs
It isn't easy to find a reliable cellphone network, so you often find little tricks to make the most of it. Between holding your cellphone at weird angles or making calls with your nose pressed agains...
04:07 am +05 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable China’s Communist Party Isn’t Really Afraid of the Internet
Earlier last week, a Chinese propaganda official said China's Internet-based "new media" were threatening the Communist party. Using one of Mao Zedong's most famous phrases, Ren Xianliang, vice-minist...
03:30 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable AirHarp Lets You Extract Music From Thin Air
If you've ever had the desire to unleash your inner musician without actually investing in an instrument, this new app will help you achieve your symphonic dreamsAirHarp, developed by Leap Motion's Ad...
03:03 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Microsoft, BlackBerry Drive Big Increase in Magazine Spending
Overall ad spending on magazines may have been down 5% in the first quarter of this year, but one sector dramatically (and surprisingly) upped its investment in the medium: the technology industry.Tec...
03:00 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Finally, Something to Play While You Pee
Admit it — you play with your cellphone on the toilet. It's nothing to be ashamed of (although studies show that 16% of phones have fecal matter on them, so that's gross). But what if there were...
02:28 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Top 5 Apps For Kids This Week
Chris Crowell is a veteran kindergarten teacher and contributing editor to Children's Technology Review, a web-based archive of articles and reviews on kids apps, technology toys and video games.Pract...
02:28 am -04 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 10 Booty-Shakin' Tutorials to Help You Dance Like a Pro
With the summer season comes a multitude of dancing opportunities: weddings, proms, outdoor clubs, graduation gatherings, rooftop parties, festivals, concerts in the park and farmer's markets ... or m...
02:03 am -05 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Microsoft, BlackBerry Drive Big Increase in Magazine Spending
Overall ad spending on magazines may have been down 5% in the first quarter of this year, but one sector dramatically (and surprisingly) upped its investment in the medium: the technology industry.Tec...
01:59 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Meet the Guy Making the Viral GIFs During MTV Movie Awards
If you see a GIF go viral Sunday during the MTV Movie Awards chances are T. Kyle MacMahon will have assembled it. The popular GIF creator, who believes GIFs are the new emoticons of online conversatio...
01:45 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
Didn't get a chance to watch this week's most-viral videos? We understand — spring fever's an acceptable distraction. Unless, maybe, you live in Minnesota. Regardless of your location, we've rou...
01:45 am -07 - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable 'Iron Man 3' Video Opens Door to Destructive Mansion Attack
Helicopters swoop in to attack an armor-less Tony Stark at his California mansion in new Iron Man 3 footage released at the MTV Movie Awards. The billionaire hero summons a prototype suit to defend hi...
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12:56 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Tom Cruise, Jimmy Fallon Get Egg on Their Faces
Celebrities, be weary if you're headed to the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon set, because you may just end up with egg on your face. No, we don't mean the metaphorical type caused by embarrassing and pr...
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Mashable Watch New 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Teaser Trailer
The long-awaited teaser trailer for Catching Fire, the second installment in The Hunger Games trilogy, debuted at the MTV Movie Awards. Actor Liam Hemsworth introduced the clipThe new footage gives fa...
12:16 am GMT - Mon, April 15, 2013
Mashable Los Angeles Woman Fights Street Crime with Twitter
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11:33 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Time and Navigation: How We Found Our Way in the World
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Mashable Finally, Something to Play While You Pee
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10:58 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable How Not to Date in a Social Media World
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10:37 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable China’s Communist Party Isn’t Really Afraid of the Internet
Earlier last week, a Chinese propaganda official said China's Internet-based "new media" were threatening the Communist party. Using one of Mao Zedong's most famous phrases, Ren Xianliang, vice-minist...
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Mashable Top 5 Apps For Kids This Week
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10:24 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable 'World of Warcraft' Remixed Into Work of Pop Art
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Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
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09:34 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Spice Up Your MacBook With This Logo Illuminator
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09:05 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Why Bankers Want You to Fear Bitcoin
Even though the web first saw Bitcoins in 2009, the decentralized virtual currency is the talk of the Internet right now. It reached a record value of $256 USD last week, before it took a nosedive on ...
08:59 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Hopes Girl Killed by Nazis Would Have Liked His Music
After a highly publicized appearance at Amsterdam's Anne Frank House, the site where Frank and her family hid from the Nazis from 1942 to 1944, an "inspired" Justin Bieber left some deep thoughts in t...
08:56 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Tom Cruise, Jimmy Fallon Get Egg on Their Faces
Celebrities, be weary if you're headed to the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon set, because you may just end up with egg on your face. No, we don't mean the metaphorical type caused by embarrassing and pr...
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08:16 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Los Angeles Woman Fights Street Crime with Twitter
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08:02 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Daft Punk Releases Funky Teaser Video for 'Get Lucky'
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07:34 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable 'Teen Vogue,' 'Essence' Magazines Add Online Shopping Carts
Add two more to the growing roster of magazines integrating e-commerce capabilities onto their sites: Time Inc.'s Essence magazine and Conde Nast's Teen Vogue.At Essence.com, a new "Beauty Matchmaker"...
07:33 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Time and Navigation: How We Found Our Way in the World
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Mashable Los Angeles Woman Fights Street Crime with Twitter
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07:09 pm GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Paint Exploding in Slow Motion is Colorfully Spectacular
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06:59 pm -07 - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Meet the Guy Making the Viral GIFs During MTV Movie Awards
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Mashable Should You 'Hangout' With Potential Interns?
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Mashable Spice Up Your MacBook With This Logo Illuminator
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Even though the web first saw Bitcoins in 2009, the decentralized virtual currency is the talk of the Internet right now. It reached a record value of $256 USD last week, before it took a nosedive on ...
04:02 pm -04 - Sun, April 14, 2013
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08:04 am GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Watch Conan O'Brien's 'Late Night' Audition From 1993
Twenty years ago, Conan O'Brien was just as goofy, and his hair just as orange. Take it from a clip of the talk-show host's 1993 audition for Late NightSEE ALSO: 22 Knee-Jerk Tweets on Leno's 'Tonight...
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05:58 am GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Tiny Games App Is Packed With Hundreds of Real-World Games
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05:10 am GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
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04:04 am -04 - Sun, April 14, 2013
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04:01 am GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable 8 Top Comments on Social Media This Week
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03:05 am GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Stressful Moments in Gaming
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01:57 am GMT - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
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12:58 am -05 - Sun, April 14, 2013
Mashable Tiny Games App Is Packed With Hundreds of Real-World Games
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11:11 pm GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Rated Just 1 Star by 44% of Google Play Reviewers
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10:52 pm GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
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10:05 pm -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
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Mashable 3 Social Media Tax Resources for Last-Minute Filers
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09:00 pm GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Six Reasons Why Chinese People Will Drive the Next Bull Market in Bitcoin
Whatever the case against Bitcoin as an alternative currency, there's one country where people probably won't need much persuading to join the craze. Here's why China could drive a further bit-boom:1....
08:57 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2013
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Mashable Giving 100% Won't Land You a Job
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07:07 pm GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Psy Video 'Gentleman' Released on YouTube: Is It a Hit?
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06:57 pm -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
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06:52 pm -04 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Korean Conflict Could Nuke Your Next Phone
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Mashable Facebook Home Rated Just 1 Star by 44% of Google Play Reviewers
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06:07 pm GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile
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05:09 pm -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Screaming Goat Featured in Funniest Facebook Home Ad Yet
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Mashable 3 Social Media Tax Resources for Last-Minute Filers
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04:00 pm -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Six Reasons Why Chinese People Will Drive the Next Bull Market in Bitcoin
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02:58 pm -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Giving 100% Won't Land You a Job
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02:07 pm -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Psy Video 'Gentleman' Released on YouTube: Is It a Hit?
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08:40 am +02 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S 4 Beats HTC One in Teardown Test
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07:58 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Street View Hyperlapse Tool Creates Mind-Bending Journeys
Google Street View is great — but do you ever feel like it just moves. Too. Slow? If so, you're sure to enjoy a new tool that creates warp-speed Street View hyperlapse trips back and forth betwe...
07:27 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Is This the First Political Attack Ad on Vine?
Just like Twitter, it was only a matter of time before Vine became a political platform. On Friday, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) released what might be the very first politic...
06:40 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S 4 Beats HTC One in Teardown Test
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06:19 am +07 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Hear 'Oh, The Places You'll Go' by Dr. Seuss in 68 Accents
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05:59 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 6 Tech Tools to Tackle Distracted Driving
Sending or receiving a text while driving distracts a person from the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, which at 55 mph is the equivalent of driving the length of an entire football field, blind. Di...
05:29 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable New Spy Tech Keeps Satellites From Bumping Into Each Other
An Estonian software team has invented a program that will allow countries (or private space companies) to keep their satellites from bumping into each other without revealing the location of their ow...
04:58 am -03 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Street View Hyperlapse Tool Creates Mind-Bending Journeys
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Mashable Just Who Uses Social Media? A Demographic Breakdown
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04:26 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Getting Started With Facebook Home
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04:02 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Clumsy Dogs With Four Left Paws
Dogs can perform all sorts of tricks, but sometimes Sparky can't quite master his own coordination.The excitement of playing fetch, chasing squirrels and sniffing butts can prove overwhelming to the k...
03:32 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Big Data Can Help Prevent Conflicts
Some of the same social media analyses that have helped Google and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spot warning signs of a flu outbreak could be used to detect the rumblings of violent ...
02:53 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Get Your CrossFit on With Your iPhone
If you're interested in getting into CrossFit — but you don't have the resources to access a proper "box" — CrossFit Unboxed is a new iPhone app that may be just the ticket to help you get...
02:41 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
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02:27 am -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Is This the First Political Attack Ad on Vine?
Just like Twitter, it was only a matter of time before Vine became a political platform. On Friday, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) released what might be the very first politic...
02:27 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Listen to Every Song From 'Grand Theft Auto' on Spotify
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02:21 am +02 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Job Listing Hints Apple Is Working on Flexible Screens
In a job listing that appeared and then disappeared, Apple seemed to hint that it really is working on bendable or flexible screens.The job listing, which was first reported by 9to5mac.com, seemed to ...
02:14 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Job to Manage Its Twitter Has Twitter Atwitter
Do you like Twitter? More importantly, are you a "power user" skilled in the Twitter arts? Twitter just might hire you to run its TwitterAn online job posting for a social media manager position at th...
01:59 am -04 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 6 Tech Tools to Tackle Distracted Driving
Sending or receiving a text while driving distracts a person from the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, which at 55 mph is the equivalent of driving the length of an entire football field, blind. Di...
01:55 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable GameTruck Brings the Gaming Party to Your Doorstep
If you've ever tried to organize a video game night for kids or adults, you know finding enough controls and couch space, along with games that everyone can agree on, is a bit of a challenge.Thankfull...
01:33 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Concert Vault App Brings 60 Years of Live Music to Your iPad
Do you prefer listening to live music instead of prerecorded music? Well, instead of waiting in line for concerts, the Concert Vault app is bringing the shows to you.The recently released iPad app giv...
01:29 am -04 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable New Spy Tech Keeps Satellites From Bumping Into Each Other
An Estonian software team has invented a program that will allow countries (or private space companies) to keep their satellites from bumping into each other without revealing the location of their ow...
01:25 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable The Formula for Every Romantic Comedy Movie, Ever
Been to the movies lately and feel a sudden bout of deja vu? You know you've never seen this movie before, but somehow you know, instinctively, what is about to happenWhy does this keep happening, you...
01:17 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable '#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei' Puts Digital Dissent in the Limelight
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12:59 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways Global Cooks Are Using Mobile Technology
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12:59 am -05 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 6 Tech Tools to Tackle Distracted Driving
Sending or receiving a text while driving distracts a person from the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, which at 55 mph is the equivalent of driving the length of an entire football field, blind. Di...
12:54 am -04 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Just Who Uses Social Media? A Demographic Breakdown
You think you know social? How about who uses it? Well, you might not know it as well as you would have guessed.A new study from the Pew Research Center and Docstoc shed some light on just who uses so...
12:49 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 'Kickalicious' YouTube Sensation Gets NFL Deal
You've probably never heard of Havard Rugland. But "Kickalicious?" Maybe that rings a bellIt's the title of Rugland's astounding trick-kick YouTube video, which went viral shortly after hitting the we...
12:38 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Won't Work on Unsupported Devices
Want to install Facebook Home on a device that isn't an HTC One X, One X+, Samsung Galaxy S III or Galaxy Note II? Well, unfortunately, Facebook has gone out of its way to make that difficult.Not...
12:21 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Job Listing Hints Apple Is Working on Flexible Screens
In a job listing that appeared and then disappeared, Apple seemed to hint that it really is working on bendable or flexible screens.The job listing, which was first reported by 9to5mac.com, seemed to ...
12:09 am GMT - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable Kmart Ad Is 'Ship-Your-Pants' Funny
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12:02 am -04 - Sat, April 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Clumsy Dogs With Four Left Paws
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11:58 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Owner of Stolen MacBook Found in Iran Apologizes for Viral Tumblr
It all just started because Dom Deltorto thought this was an amusing story. Deltorto, a london-based animator, had his Macbook Pro stolen from his apartment on Feb. 4. The laptop had a tracking softwa...
11:45 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Comedy Heavyweights Remember Jonathan Winters in Tweets
Comedic genius Jonathan Winters died of natural causes Friday at age 87 in his California home with family and friends by his side. News of his death sparked a worldwide topic on Twitter as fans and c...
11:37 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Still Rocking an iPhone 3GS? Pimp It With a New Case
Apple sold millions of iPhone 3GS units, only stopping production of the handset late last year. This means even as we're looking ahead to the potential iPhone 6 launch, there are still plenty of 3GS ...
11:26 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Getting Started With Facebook Home
Have you been itching to give Facebook Home a try? Now you can, as long as you currently have one of the supported HTC or Samsung handsets, or are willing to shell out $99 for the HTC First, which you...
11:19 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Hear 'Oh, The Places You'll Go' by Dr. Seuss in 68 Accents
Dr. Seuss' acclaimed book "Oh, The Places You'll Go" is an inspiration, encouraging us all to chase our dreams, pursue our goals and never be afraid to fall.But is the story just as inspirational all ...
11:09 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Build Your Own iPhone-Controlled Toy Cars
In a mix of old-school design and new technology, you can relive your childhood days of do-it-yourself block-building while controlling creations with your iPhoneiHelicopters.net offers a selection of...
11:02 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Clumsy Dogs With Four Left Paws
Dogs can perform all sorts of tricks, but sometimes Sparky can't quite master his own coordination.The excitement of playing fetch, chasing squirrels and sniffing butts can prove overwhelming to the k...
10:58 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable High-Speed Police Chase Caught on Helmet Cam
This policeman's helmet camera filmed a high-speed chase so heart-pumping that you may just feel like you were there for the ride.SEE ALSO: Shark Scares the Crap Out of KayakerHomepage image courtesy ...
10:53 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Get Your CrossFit on With Your iPhone
If you're interested in getting into CrossFit — but you don't have the resources to access a proper "box" — CrossFit Unboxed is a new iPhone app that may be just the ticket to help you get...
10:47 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Actress Loses Suit Against IMDb for Posting Age
A 41-year-old actress who claimed the Internet Movie Database unfairly disclosed her real age lost a case against the site this week after a federal jury in Seattle rejected her lawsuit.Huang "Junie" ...
10:41 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable The Most Delightfully Bizarre Cat GIFs This Side of the Litter Box
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10:33 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Trades Swords for Lightsabers
The knights of Westeros are depended on to keep their Lords and Ladies safe, but no one told them just how they needed to defend their HousesWhile swords are fine for the common knights, only the best...
10:25 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Ray Bradbury, Finally Coming to an E-Reader Near You
During his lifetime, Ray Bradbury fought against the digization of his books, only agreeing in late 2011 to publish one novel — Fahrenheit 451 — in e-book form at the insistence of publis...
10:14 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable MLB Team Tweets 'Anchorman' Comeback After Violent Brawl
A benches-clearing brawl broke out during last night's MLB game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres. The Padres may have won the physical fight, but the Dodgers' Twitter team won the ...
10:14 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Job to Manage Its Twitter Has Twitter Atwitter
Do you like Twitter? More importantly, are you a "power user" skilled in the Twitter arts? Twitter just might hire you to run its TwitterAn online job posting for a social media manager position at th...
10:06 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Earn Money for Shopping With This App
Earning money for your personal shopping sounds like it would be a big scam, right? But with a new gaming app from a Denver-based startup, you can legitimately get cash when you buy certain products.T...
09:55 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable GameTruck Brings the Gaming Party to Your Doorstep
If you've ever tried to organize a video game night for kids or adults, you know finding enough controls and couch space, along with games that everyone can agree on, is a bit of a challenge.Thankfull...
09:54 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Available for Download
Facebook Home is now available for select Android devices in the Google Play store.Facebook Home is Facebook's new Android launcher that aims to bring a more "people-centric" view to your smartphone. ...
09:54 pm -07 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Just Who Uses Social Media? A Demographic Breakdown
You think you know social? How about who uses it? Well, you might not know it as well as you would have guessed.A new study from the Pew Research Center and Docstoc shed some light on just who uses so...
09:53 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Get Your CrossFit on With Your iPhone
If you're interested in getting into CrossFit — but you don't have the resources to access a proper "box" — CrossFit Unboxed is a new iPhone app that may be just the ticket to help you get...
09:48 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable How Wireless Carriers Monetize Your Movements
Wireless operators have access to an unprecedented volume of information about users’ real-world activities, but for years these massive data troves were put to little use other than for interna...
09:41 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable The Most Delightfully Bizarre Cat GIFs This Side of the Litter Box
Cat GIFs clog the Internet with their cuteness. Let's add to that tube-blocking hairball with a collection of loop-animated felines that are more weird than adorable (though still quite adorable).Humm...
09:28 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 15 Pawsome Dogs in Slow Motion
In our never-ending quest to bring you the best of YouTube, we have tirelessly searched the social video site for some excellent examples of dogs in slow motionWhether it's canines cavorting at the do...
09:25 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable The Formula for Every Romantic Comedy Movie, Ever
Been to the movies lately and feel a sudden bout of deja vu? You know you've never seen this movie before, but somehow you know, instinctively, what is about to happenWhy does this keep happening, you...
09:17 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable '#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei' Puts Digital Dissent in the Limelight
LONDON — At a theatre here, the characters and elements of a serendipitous meeting came together: A play about a dissident Chinese artist starring a British-born Chinese man and reviewed by an A...
09:11 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Twitter Music Site Goes Live, Teases Imminent Launch
A Twitter Music website is now live, confirming that a music service from the company will arrive soon.Attempting to sign in on the site redirects users to an authorization request for an app called &...
08:59 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable The Internet's Favorite Astronaut Cries in Space
Astronaut Chris Hadfield, who currently lives on the International Space Station, shows us what would happen if you felt sad in zero gravity.SEE ALSO: This Song Was Recorded in SpaceHomepage image cou...
08:59 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways Global Cooks Are Using Mobile Technology
It's a universal question; "What should I make for dinner?" Apps and websites are already helping to make that a little easier — people are turning to technology to search for recipes and inspir...
08:55 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable GameTruck Brings the Gaming Party to Your Doorstep
If you've ever tried to organize a video game night for kids or adults, you know finding enough controls and couch space, along with games that everyone can agree on, is a bit of a challenge.Thankfull...
08:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable MIT's Luminoso Claims It's Cracked the Code on Text Mining
A lawn care company recently discovered that people in New England were talking about their product, but mostly in relation to deals and rebates. Meanwhile, customers in Colorado seemed to be obsessed...
08:33 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Concert Vault App Brings 60 Years of Live Music to Your iPad
Do you prefer listening to live music instead of prerecorded music? Well, instead of waiting in line for concerts, the Concert Vault app is bringing the shows to you.The recently released iPad app giv...
08:17 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable '#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei' Puts Digital Dissent in the Limelight
LONDON — At a theatre here, the characters and elements of a serendipitous meeting came together: A play about a dissident Chinese artist starring a British-born Chinese man and reviewed by an A...
08:15 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Political Tech Fails We'll Never Forget
From Mark Foley to Anthony Weiner, here are five politicians whose technology mistakes cost them their jobsSEE ALSO: 10 People Who Lost Jobs Over Social Media MistakesHomepage image courtesy of NowThi...
08:09 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Kmart Ad Is 'Ship-Your-Pants' Funny
There's not much to this Kmart ad except for 11 instances in which the word "ship" sounds like another word. Yet Kmart and ad agency DraftFCB Chicago get maximum mileage out of the scenario, adding in...
07:53 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Oliver Stone: A Film About Assange Would Be 'Unfriendly'
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange isn't the only one unhappy about a potential movie regarding his lifeOscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone, best known for Scarface, JFK and Platoon, expressed his disa...
07:39 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Tease Your Tastebuds With 10 Grilled Cheese GIFs
Happy National Grilled Cheese Day! It's a holiday loved by the tastebuds of cheese freaks and loathed by the tummies of the lactose intolerantWhile the ooey gooey delight might not be considered the f...
07:38 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Facebook Home Won't Work on Unsupported Devices
Want to install Facebook Home on a device that isn't an HTC One X, One X+, Samsung Galaxy S III or Galaxy Note II? Well, unfortunately, Facebook has gone out of its way to make that difficult.Not...
07:36 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable James Van Der Beek Spoofs 'The Bachelorette' for HTC One
It's a familiar scenario: A young woman is torn between several suitors all under the glare of millions of viewers. Except this time the suitors are actually phones and there aren't millions of viewer...
07:19 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Don’t Blame Windows 8 for All PC Sales Woes
I won’t deny it, things are bad in PC land right now. The IDC is reporting the biggest drop in PC shipments since the firm started tracking such things in 1994: a 13.9% decline year over year an...
07:19 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Hear 'Oh, The Places You'll Go' by Dr. Seuss in 68 Accents
Dr. Seuss' acclaimed book "Oh, The Places You'll Go" is an inspiration, encouraging us all to chase our dreams, pursue our goals and never be afraid to fall.But is the story just as inspirational all ...
07:09 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Build Your Own iPhone-Controlled Toy Cars
In a mix of old-school design and new technology, you can relive your childhood days of do-it-yourself block-building while controlling creations with your iPhoneiHelicopters.net offers a selection of...
07:04 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Meet Top Brands at Mashable’s Virtual Job Fair: West Coast
Are you casually browsing new career opportunities or are you knee-deep in your job search? Mashable readers on the West Coast, we’ve got you covered. Connect with recruiters from Edelman, Yelp,...
07:04 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Meet Top Brands at Mashable's Virtual Job Fair: West Coast
Are you casually browsing new career opportunities or are you knee-deep in your job search? Mashable readers on the West Coast, we’ve got you covered. Connect with recruiters from Edelman, Yelp,...
07:01 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable They Might Be Giants Premiere 'Nanobots' Music Video
They Might Be Giants boast one of the most diverse and full catalogs of any band of the last 30 years. In March they released Nanobots, the 16th studio album in their three-decade career.Though the ba...
06:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 15 of Your Favorite Kids Commercials From the '90s
If you grew up in the '90s, you remember those classic Saturday morning ads that played alongside your favorite cartoons. Whether for sugary cereals or gimmicky toys, '90s commercials were incredibly ...
06:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Chinese Scammers Turn Fake iPhones Into Real Ones
Apple has gotten a lot of flack over the last month for its after-sales service practices in China, and perhaps rightfully so. But instead of being exploited by Apple, police have discovered that some...
06:33 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Trades Swords for Lightsabers
The knights of Westeros are depended on to keep their Lords and Ladies safe, but no one told them just how they needed to defend their HousesWhile swords are fine for the common knights, only the best...
06:19 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Hear 'Oh, The Places You'll Go' by Dr. Seuss in 68 Accents
Dr. Seuss' acclaimed book "Oh, The Places You'll Go" is an inspiration, encouraging us all to chase our dreams, pursue our goals and never be afraid to fall.But is the story just as inspirational all ...
06:10 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable YouTube Announces Winners of 2013 DoGooder Video Awards
Recognizing the best in video for social good, YouTube announced the four winners of its fourth annual DoGooder Video Awards Friday.The categories, which include "Best Non-Profit Video" and "Funny for...
06:09 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Build Your Own iPhone-Controlled Toy Cars
In a mix of old-school design and new technology, you can relive your childhood days of do-it-yourself block-building while controlling creations with your iPhoneiHelicopters.net offers a selection of...
06:06 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable These Startups Are Betting Everything on Bitcoin
Charlie Shrem knew it would be difficult to convince investors to fund his startup, but he never expected that he'd have to beg on camera to raise the money he needed.Shrem launched an online service ...
05:41 pm +01 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Injectable Electronics Light Up the Brain
Making electronic implants for the body is hard to do: Tissue is delicate and stiff components can irritate it. Then there’s getting those implants into the relevant organ without invasive surge...
05:41 pm +01 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 7 Responsive Design Tips to Revamp Your Workflow
Responsive design is rapidly becoming the new standard in our industry, along with its evolving carousel of best practices, platforms and tools. The movement has caused a shift in thinking, especially...
05:40 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Ken Block Gives GoPro Cameras a Romp Through Russia
Ken Block, the viral video superstar driver, usually creates videos for DC Shoes, the company co-founded in 1993, but this time he's helping out another hugely successful viral brand, GoPro cameras.In...
05:37 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Smart Bracelet Protects Aid Workers in the Field
When fashion and technology mix, the results can garner unwelcome attention. And that’s just what the makers of this smart bracelet are hoping will happen. A new high-tech wristband recently rel...
05:37 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Winklevosses Have Millions in Bitcoin 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 worldToday, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories. ...
05:00 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 3 Terrible Ways to Conduct Your Love Life
The dating game can be rough, but it's important to keep your head up and stay optimistic — without contacting your girlfriend from fifth grade.SEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn these comics, ...
04:59 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable NFL Star's Dad Sues After Viral Runaway Golf Cart Video
Sports fan or not, you've definitely seen the viral video by now. You know the one. It immediately became the stuff of Internet legend in December 2011Following a state championship football game in T...
04:45 pm -07 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Comedy Heavyweights Remember Jonathan Winters in Tweets
Comedic genius Jonathan Winters died of natural causes Friday at age 87 in his California home with family and friends by his side. News of his death sparked a worldwide topic on Twitter as fans and c...
04:44 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Randi Zuckerberg: How I Unplug for My Family
Randi Zuckerberg is CEO of Zuckerberg Media and Editor-in-Chief of Dot Complicated.My 22-month-old son Asher can already navigate multiple apps on his own and says, “Phone? Hello!” every t...
04:41 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Injectable Electronics Light Up the Brain
Making electronic implants for the body is hard to do: Tissue is delicate and stiff components can irritate it. Then there’s getting those implants into the relevant organ without invasive surge...
04:41 pm GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 7 Responsive Design Tips to Revamp Your Workflow
Responsive design is rapidly becoming the new standard in our industry, along with its evolving carousel of best practices, platforms and tools. The movement has caused a shift in thinking, especially...
04:40 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable MIT's Luminoso Claims It's Cracked the Code on Text Mining
A lawn care company recently discovered that people in New England were talking about their product, but mostly in relation to deals and rebates. Meanwhile, customers in Colorado seemed to be obsessed...
04:15 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 5 Political Tech Fails We'll Never Forget
From Mark Foley to Anthony Weiner, here are five politicians whose technology mistakes cost them their jobsSEE ALSO: 10 People Who Lost Jobs Over Social Media MistakesHomepage image courtesy of NowThi...
04:09 pm -07 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Build Your Own iPhone-Controlled Toy Cars
In a mix of old-school design and new technology, you can relive your childhood days of do-it-yourself block-building while controlling creations with your iPhoneiHelicopters.net offers a selection of...
03:36 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable James Van Der Beek Spoofs 'The Bachelorette' for HTC One
It's a familiar scenario: A young woman is torn between several suitors all under the glare of millions of viewers. Except this time the suitors are actually phones and there aren't millions of viewer...
01:37 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Winklevosses Have Millions in Bitcoin 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 worldToday, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories. ...
12:41 pm -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Injectable Electronics Light Up the Brain
Making electronic implants for the body is hard to do: Tissue is delicate and stiff components can irritate it. Then there’s getting those implants into the relevant organ without invasive surge...
12:40 pm -05 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Ken Block Gives GoPro Cameras a Romp Through Russia
Ken Block, the viral video superstar driver, usually creates videos for DC Shoes, the company co-founded in 1993, but this time he's helping out another hugely successful viral brand, GoPro cameras.In...
09:59 am -07 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable NFL Star's Dad Sues After Viral Runaway Golf Cart Video
Sports fan or not, you've definitely seen the viral video by now. You know the one. It immediately became the stuff of Internet legend in December 2011Following a state championship football game in T...
09:41 am -07 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 7 Responsive Design Tips to Revamp Your Workflow
Responsive design is rapidly becoming the new standard in our industry, along with its evolving carousel of best practices, platforms and tools. The movement has caused a shift in thinking, especially...
07:51 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Ebooks Now 23% of U.S. Publisher Sales
Big, bigger, but not yet biggest: According to the Association of American Publishers's StatShot study released Thursday, ebooks made up nearly a quarter (22.55%, to be precise) of U.S. trade publishe...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Twitter Music App is Launching Friday
Get ready to rockTwitter is about to launch its long-rumored standalone music app Friday, according to a report.The app's existence was rapidly becoming one of the worst-kept secrets in social media, ...
06:35 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Where the Happiest Employees in Tech Work
Tech companies are already well known for some of the extra benefits they offer their employees, but several companies stand head and shoulders above others in keeping their workers happy, a new poll ...
05:56 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Workplace Bathroom Monitor Lets You Know When It's Free to Pee
When you gotta go, you gotta go. There's no stopping nature's call. But if you're working in an office and sharing a bathroom, timing is everything. The frustration of getting to the door, only to hav...
05:56 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Workplace Bathroom Monitor Tells You When It's Free to Pee
When you gotta go, you gotta go. There's no stopping nature's call. But if you're working in an office and sharing a bathroom, timing is everything. The frustration of getting to the door, only to hav...
05:23 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable We've Taken 1 Million Photos of Earth From the Space Station
The official purpose of the International Space Station is Science: Astronauts living on the orbital laboratory spend the majority of their time in space testing microgravity's effect on physical obje...
04:42 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Stolen Laptop Sends Mystery Pictures from Iran
Laptops, sadly, get stolen every day (at a rate of one every 53 seconds, according to an oft-quoted Gartner study). But not all of those bereft owners get to see the thieves using their machine from 3...
04:23 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Ryan Seacrest: Twitter's Music App Is Real
Ryan Seacrest claims he's using Twitter's much-rumored music app — and is loving it.The American Idol host posted a tweet Wednesday evening indicating that he was playing with the unreleased app...
04:10 am +10 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Nuclear Fusion Rocket Could Reach Mars in 30 Days
Nuclear fusion, the energy source that fuels the sun and other active stars, could one day propel rockets that allow humans to go to Mars and back in 30 days, researchers say.Fusion-powered rockets pr...
04:05 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Posts a Rather Revealing Pic to Instagram
LeBron James has become a master of social media, but does this quality as an overshare? First LeBron had the viral tweet after winning last years NBA title. Then there was his starring role in the Mi...
03:33 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable To Fund Longform Journalism, 'Toronto Star' Tests Ebook Subscriptions
Seeking new ways to fund longform journalism, newspaper and magazine publishers have lately released a range of short, inexpensive ebooks, featuring repackaged feature articles (see The Atlantic's The...
03:15 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Twitter Music App is Launching Friday
Get ready to rockTwitter is about to launch its long-rumored standalone music app Friday, according to a report.The app's existence was rapidly becoming one of the worst-kept secrets in social media, ...
03:09 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Watch Tiger Woods Drop a Masters F-Bomb
Tiger Woods has been the talk of this year's Masters since at least a week before the tournament officially started Thursday morning. But Tiger became the sports web's buzziest subject on Thursday aft...
03:00 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Adjusts to Your Decor Like a Chameleon
There are plenty of smart thermostats available, but the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can match its touchscreen display's background color to the wall behind it, or any other color. And that's jus...
02:30 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 'American Idol' Chooses Top 5 Themes From Twitter Submissions
American Idol producers last week asked viewers to use Twitter to submit suggestions for a theme for the April 24 episode, marking the first time the show is letting the public influence contestants' ...
01:48 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Can a Hacker Hijack a Plane With an Android App?
Imagine the kind of havoc a malicious hacker could cause if he or she were able to take over an airplane simply using his Android phone. With a tap of his or her fingers, the hacker could arbitrarily ...
01:40 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Google: Tell Us What to Do With Your Account After You Die
You've written your will. You've talked to your family about end-of-life care. But have you told Google what you want to happen to your Gmail or YouTube accounts?That's the stated purpose behind a too...
01:23 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable We've Taken 1 Million Photos of Earth From the Space Station
The official purpose of the International Space Station is Science: Astronauts living on the orbital laboratory spend the majority of their time in space testing microgravity's effect on physical obje...
01:09 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable 39 Unforgettable Moments in Tech Startup History
Ask any startup founder for advice, and he or she will probably tell you that it's important to celebrate the milestones large and small. Startup life is a rollercoaster, and if you get caught up in t...
01:08 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Pranksters Hijack Strangers' Food for Instagram
The entire food porn industry has blossomed out of the filtered haven that Instagram provides, but the field is still too new for etiquette rules. When is it OK to snap a pic of your food? Are mid-bit...
12:48 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader
LinkedIn on Thursday confirmed a previous report, that it acquired 3-year-old newsreading app Pulse. The news was announced jointly on the companies' respective websites Thursday afternoon.AllThingsD ...
12:48 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for $90 Million
LinkedIn on Thursday confirmed a previous report, that it acquired 3-year-old newsreading app Pulse. The news was announced jointly on the companies' respective websites Thursday afternoon.AllThingsD ...
12:35 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Get a First Look at NBA's Emotional New LeBron Ad
To the delight of basketball fans the world over, it's almost NBA playoff timeA new ad, above, hypes the postseason by taking a look back at LeBron James' epic Game 7 performance against the mighty Bo...
12:29 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable Share Your Most Enchanting Light-Filled Photos
Sometimes the most stunning photos are the least manipulated. In a world dominated by photo-editing tools, scenes captured in natural light can feel like a breath of fresh airFor this week's Mashable ...
12:12 am GMT - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable March Madness Hero Wins Title After Quitting Twitter All Season
Breanna Stewart, a superstar freshman on the UConn women's basketball team, has more than 4,700 tweets to her nameYet none of those posts happened between Oct. 13 and April 9 of this year. Why? In Ste...
12:05 am -04 - Fri, April 12, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Posts a Rather Revealing Pic to Instagram
LeBron James has become a master of social media, but does this quality as an overshare? First LeBron had the viral tweet after winning last years NBA title. Then there was his starring role in the Mi...
11:58 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 'Unnecessary Quotes' Mocks the Best Punctuation Fails
Punctuation is hard, we get it. There are commas, and semi-colons and colons — sometimes there are even brackets, slashes and parentheses. It's a lot to wrap your head around, but sadly, punctua...
11:58 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable U.S. Social Ad Revenue to Hit $11 Billion by 2017
Annual U.S. social ad revenue is expected to reach $11 billion by 2017, according to a recent study by BIA/Kelsey.The jump would represent a growth rate of more than 18% over the next five years. BIA/...
11:43 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Father of Teen Suicide Victim Issues Emotional Plea
The father of the teen who committed suicide after a photo of her alleged rape went viral says he can't understand how there can be a digital trail of a crime and the police do nothingWriting on his w...
11:42 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
The latest episode of Reddit Facts is upon you, and we've got some delicious tidbits about Middle-Earth fan fiction, shark fetuses, and a horrifying but totally real product called The Baby Cage.MORE ...
11:27 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Hilarious 'How Animals Eat Their Food' Wins YouTube
Sometimes the Internet makes you laugh. Sometimes it provokes a big "WTF?" Oftentimes it does bothThis is one of those times. The video you see above is called "How Animals Eat Their Food," and involv...
11:21 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable NYC vs. San Francisco: A Comparison of Dispositions
New Yorkers and San Franciscans probably have a few things in common: Proximity to an ocean? A poppin' tech scenes? But the opposite coasts don't share a lot when it comes to disposition. Well, at lea...
11:13 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Facebook Employees Share Their Favorite Graph Searches
There's a good chance that you don't even have Facebook's Graph Search yet, but even for those who have it, it's safe to stay few have gotten past the "getting to know you" stage.If anyone is to be co...
11:00 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Adjusts to Your Decor Like a Chameleon
There are plenty of smart thermostats available, but the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can match its touchscreen display's background color to the wall behind it, or any other color. And that's jus...
10:49 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Socially Awkward: The Best of the Internet in 2 Minutes
Do you love rumors about Cher and pictures of adorable chihuahuas?Then you'll want to watch the first episode of Mashable's newest YouTube show, Socially Awkward, with your intrepid host Kevin Gisi.MO...
10:38 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Digital Textbooks Know When You Haven't Been Studying
Students often come up with excuses for not doing homework — the dog ate it, the printer's broken, the Internet was down. While teachers still can't guess the real reason why a paper's late, the...
10:29 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Sun Unleashes Biggest Solar Flare Yet
The most powerful solar flare of the year erupted from the sun on April 11, sparking a temporary radio blackout on Earth, NASA officials say.The solar flare occurred at 3:16 a.m. EDT (0716 GMT) and re...
10:18 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Is Psy's New Single Better Than 'Gangnam Style'?
Global sensation Psy, whose viral video for "Gangnam Style" last year became the first clip in YouTube's history to reach 1 billion views, unleashed his follow-up single Thursday.The South Korean rapp...
10:07 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 15 Iconic Movie Scenes Ruined by 'Yakety Sax'
The song "Yakety Sax" is an irrefutable classic. Don't think you've heard it? You have — trust us. The pop-jazz diddy by saxophonist Homer "Boots" Randolph III and James Q. "Spider" Rich becam...
09:51 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable CISPA Passes Committee, Advances to House Vote
In a closed-door session, the House Intelligence Committee approved the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as (CISPA, by an 18-2 vote. The bill is now headed to...
09:40 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Google: Tell Us What to Do With Your Account After You Die
You've written your will. You've talked to your family about end-of-life care. But have you told Google what you want to happen to your Gmail or YouTube accounts?That's the stated purpose behind a too...
09:39 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Christina Milian: 'I Am a Techie Freak'
Christina Milian may be a Grammy-nominated pop star and actress, but it turns out she's also a huge geek. Milian, who's currently the social media correspondent for The Voice, refers to herself as a "...
09:19 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Texting While Driving Kills: Here's One Grim Example
The photo above serves as a harsh reminder of the consequences of texting while driving. The unfinished text, never sent, was typed by 22-year-old Alexander Heit as he was driving through a small town...
09:12 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable MLB Fan Catches Foul Ball in Beer Then Chugs It Like a Champ
Your browser does not support iframes.We don't know who this MLB fan is or where he comes from, but he's a national hero in my book. Watch above as he catches a foul ball in his beer then chugs the br...
09:09 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 39 Unforgettable Moments in Tech Startup History
Ask any startup founder for advice, and he or she will probably tell you that it's important to celebrate the milestones large and small. Startup life is a rollercoaster, and if you get caught up in t...
09:01 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Turntable.fm Releases Piki to Help Find Music Recommendations From Friends
Turntable.fm has the best and worst luck of any startup. After launching its social music streaming service in early 2011, Turntable received the kind of media exposure and hype that most companies wo...
08:49 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Light Bulbs, Drywall and 8 More Things You Should Never Eat
The Internet sure encourages idiosyncratic thrill-seekers, especially when it comes to eating thingsYouTube is rife with videos of people eating objects you'd never even dream of putting near your mou...
08:48 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for $90 Million
LinkedIn on Thursday confirmed a previous report, that it acquired 3-year-old newsreading app Pulse. The news was announced jointly on the companies' respective websites Thursday afternoon.AllThingsD ...
08:29 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable This May Be the Catchiest Song You've Ever Heard About Poo
Who would have thought a song about bowel cancer testing could be so contagious?"The Poo Song," commissioned by the Scottish government, urges older folks to screen for the disease with a fecal examin...
08:14 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Samsung Unveils Enormous 6.3-Inch Galaxy Mega Smartphone
If you liked the big screen of Samsung's Galaxy Note smartphones, the company has something even more massive coming. The Samsung Galaxy Mega line, which will hit Europe in May, is led by a monstrous ...
08:14 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Burner Phone
A friend of mine, Sam, recently listed his Nokia Lumia phone for sale online. After making arrangements to meet a buyer, he went to the AT&T store to have them wipe his phone of personal data. Unf...
08:03 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Ed Sheeran's Music Video Gets Amazing LEGO Treatment
Ed Sheeran sings about building LEGO houses in his hit song, so it only seems fitting for Sheeran to have a a music video that reflects his subject matter. Enter Dylan Woodley of Insomniac AnimationsW...
07:58 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 'Unnecessary Quotes' Mocks the Best Punctuation Fails
Punctuation is hard, we get it. There are commas, and semi-colons and colons — sometimes there are even brackets, slashes and parentheses. It's a lot to wrap your head around, but sadly, punctua...
07:57 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Samsung Series 9 Premium Ultrabook Now Available for $1,399
Samsung's recently unveiled Series 9 Ultrabook is now available for purchaseThe 13.3-inch Ultrabook is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor ticking at 2GHz, 4GB of RAM memory and 128GB of SSD storage...
07:42 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 5 Fascinating Facts We Learned From Reddit This Week
The latest episode of Reddit Facts is upon you, and we've got some delicious tidbits about Middle-Earth fan fiction, shark fetuses, and a horrifying but totally real product called The Baby Cage.MORE ...
07:37 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Shark Scares the Crap Out of Kayaker
Who says you need a big fancy boat to fish? While deep sea fisherman may have space on deck to catch fish by the tons, Isaac Brumaghim caught a fish, which attracted a much larger shark that he named ...
07:30 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable BMW Demos Electric Car Performance With 'Electronaut Effect' Site
Since January, 2012, BMW has been field-testing 700 electric ActiveE cars. Now the company wants you to see what sort of mileage and data those experimental cars are accumulating, and on Thursday roll...
07:29 pm -05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Share Your Most Enchanting Light-Filled Photos
Sometimes the most stunning photos are the least manipulated. In a world dominated by photo-editing tools, scenes captured in natural light can feel like a breath of fresh airFor this week's Mashable ...
07:29 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 50+ Events in New York, Atlanta and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether that's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ...
07:13 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Facebook Employees Share Their Favorite Graph Searches
There's a good chance that you don't even have Facebook's Graph Search yet, but even for those who have it, it's safe to stay few have gotten past the "getting to know you" stage.If anyone is to be co...
07:13 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Now Multiple Google+ Accounts Can Manage One YouTube Channel
Google announced on Wednesday YouTube accounts and channels can be linked to Google+ pages.The company is inviting YouTube creators to a beta test that would ultimately allow a single account to ...
07:08 pm -06 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Pranksters Hijack Strangers' Food for Instagram
The entire food porn industry has blossomed out of the filtered haven that Instagram provides, but the field is still too new for etiquette rules. When is it OK to snap a pic of your food? Are mid-bit...
07:05 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Navy SEAL From Bin Laden Raid Can Testify at Bradley Manning Trial
The judge presiding over the Bradley Manning court-martial case ruled in a pre-trial hearing Wednesday that a member of the secretive team that raided the Osama Bin Laden compound in Abbottabad will b...
06:41 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 20 Epic Space Photos From Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has the best view in the galaxy. Orbiting 230 miles above Earth, the International Space Station is home to Hadfield until MayWhile he spends most of his day doing ty...
06:29 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Sun Unleashes Biggest Solar Flare Yet
The most powerful solar flare of the year erupted from the sun on April 11, sparking a temporary radio blackout on Earth, NASA officials say.The solar flare occurred at 3:16 a.m. EDT (0716 GMT) and re...
06:27 pm -05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Hilarious 'How Animals Eat Their Food' Wins YouTube
Sometimes the Internet makes you laugh. Sometimes it provokes a big "WTF?" Oftentimes it does bothThis is one of those times. The video you see above is called "How Animals Eat Their Food," and involv...
06:26 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Xbox Creative Director Who Told Fans 'Deal With It' Departs
The Xbox creative director who told fans upset about the potential always-online functionality of Microsoft's upcoming console to "deal with it" has departed the company.According to Polygon, Adam Ort...
06:10 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Nuclear Fusion Rocket Could Reach Mars in 30 Days
Nuclear fusion, the energy source that fuels the sun and other active stars, could one day propel rockets that allow humans to go to Mars and back in 30 days, researchers say.Fusion-powered rockets pr...
06:09 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable What's Inside Successful Entrepreneurs' Arsenals?
People despise being told the areas they're lacking and how they can improve. But, for a few tools that make winning easier, it's worth swallowing your pride.A recent post by LinkedIn on the arsenals ...
06:01 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Foursquare Raises $41 Million to Prove Business Model Can Work
Foursquare hasn't checked out just yet.The social check-in service has raised another round of financing totaling $41 million, led by Silver Lake Partners with contributions from Andreessen Horowitz, ...
05:51 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable CISPA Passes Committee, Advances to House Vote
In a closed-door session, the House Intelligence Committee approved the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as (CISPA, by an 18-2 vote. The bill is now headed to...
05:35 pm -07 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Get a First Look at NBA's Emotional New LeBron Ad
To the delight of basketball fans the world over, it's almost NBA playoff timeA new ad, above, hypes the postseason by taking a look back at LeBron James' epic Game 7 performance against the mighty Bo...
05:12 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg Announces Immigration Reform Group in Op-Ed
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg waded further into the world of politics on Thursday with a Washington Post op-ed announcing FWD.us, a group of tech luminaries arguing for immigration reform.In the opini...
04:49 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Light Bulbs, Drywall and 8 More Things You Should Never Eat
The Internet sure encourages idiosyncratic thrill-seekers, especially when it comes to eating thingsYouTube is rife with videos of people eating objects you'd never even dream of putting near your mou...
04:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable PC Sales Sink 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 worldToday, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories. ...
04:18 pm -06 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Is Psy's New Single Better Than 'Gangnam Style'?
Global sensation Psy, whose viral video for "Gangnam Style" last year became the first clip in YouTube's history to reach 1 billion views, unleashed his follow-up single Thursday.The South Korean rapp...
04:13 pm -07 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Facebook Employees Share Their Favorite Graph Searches
There's a good chance that you don't even have Facebook's Graph Search yet, but even for those who have it, it's safe to stay few have gotten past the "getting to know you" stage.If anyone is to be co...
03:49 pm -05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Light Bulbs, Drywall and 8 More Things You Should Never Eat
The Internet sure encourages idiosyncratic thrill-seekers, especially when it comes to eating thingsYouTube is rife with videos of people eating objects you'd never even dream of putting near your mou...
03:30 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable BMW Demos Electric Car Performance With 'Electronaut Effect' Site
Since January, 2012, BMW has been field-testing 700 electric ActiveE cars. Now the company wants you to see what sort of mileage and data those experimental cars are accumulating, and on Thursday roll...
03:29 pm -05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable This May Be the Catchiest Song You've Ever Heard About Poo
Who would have thought a song about bowel cancer testing could be so contagious?"The Poo Song," commissioned by the Scottish government, urges older folks to screen for the disease with a fecal examin...
03:29 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 50+ Events in New York, Atlanta and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether that's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ...
02:41 pm -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 20 Epic Space Photos From Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has the best view in the galaxy. Orbiting 230 miles above Earth, the International Space Station is home to Hadfield until MayWhile he spends most of his day doing ty...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Was the 'Victim of Its Own Success,' Not DDOS Attack
Bitcoin, the world's most popular virtual currency, yesterday took a huge nosedive — from its all-time-high of $265 to as low as $105 — but the reason is not a DDOS as some have speculated...
12:12 pm -05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg Announces Immigration Reform Group in Op-Ed
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg waded further into the world of politics on Thursday with a Washington Post op-ed announcing FWD.us, a group of tech luminaries arguing for immigration reform.In the opini...
11:04 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Reportedly Working on a 7-Inch Surface
Microsoft is looking to shrink its Surface tablet to 7 inches, if you trust a recent report from the Wall Street JournalThe new, 7-inch Surface should launch later this year, but no details about the ...
10:53 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways to Make Writing Cover Letters Suck Less
If there’s one thing that all job seekers have in common, it’s that they hate writing cover letters. With a passion.But why? It’s not like they’re very long. And when you reall...
10:03 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Capture and Share Your Life Story Online With StoryPress App
Because stories are traditionally told through word of mouth, they are at risk of getting lost from one generation to the next. A new app called StoryPress seeks to safeguard these personal tales by l...
09:37 am +05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Fiber Optic Safety Vest Makes Night Running Safer
Staying visible at dusk or dawn is a key concern for cyclists and runners on the road. One Kickstarter project brings eye-catching illumination to the streets with fiber optic safety vests designed to...
08:55 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Why You Should Care Cybersecurity Lobbying Doubled
Lest you doubt we are entering the age of a cybersecurity industrial complex—and that such a system doesn't necessarily have the average Internet user in mind—take look at the numbers.Acco...
08:14 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 'Iron Man 3' Cast Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look in Featurette
Hankering for more details on Iron Man 3? A new behind-the-scenes featurette reveals some tantalizing tidbits on what fans can expect for Tony Stark and his foes this time around.Posted to YouTube on ...
07:59 am +05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Lagoa Puts Pro-Level 3D Image Tools in the Cloud
3D imagery, the kind that gives depth and, sometimes, artificial reality to static images is often astonishing and almost always hard to create. Every time you see another Apple iWatch or iPhone 6 con...
07:04 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Reportedly Working on a 7-Inch Surface
Microsoft is looking to shrink its Surface tablet to 7 inches, if you trust a recent report from the Wall Street JournalThe new, 7-inch Surface should launch later this year, but no details about the ...
07:02 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable See.Me Helps Artists Raise Money and Build Relationships With Fans
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: See.MeOne-Liner Pi...
06:53 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways to Make Writing Cover Letters Suck Less
If there’s one thing that all job seekers have in common, it’s that they hate writing cover letters. With a passion.But why? It’s not like they’re very long. And when you reall...
06:21 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable SimCity to Bring Mac and PC Gamers Together
Mac users who can't wait to get their hands on the rebooted city-building game SimCity finally have a release date to look forward to: June 11And there's more good news. Not only do the server issues ...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable This Case Adds Four Extra Camera Lenses to Your iPhone
Smartphone cameras are quickly replacing point-and-shoots in pockets, everywhereWhile users can definitely take some impressive shots with an iPhone camera, they're limited by its built-in lens. One a...
05:29 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Thuzio Lets You Pay $2,500 to Play Pick-Up With Antoine Walker
Would you pay $2,500 to play pick-up hoops with retired NBA chucker Antoine Walker? How about $12,500 for lunch with NFL great Lawrence Taylor? Or $5,000 to have Gary Payton talk smack in-person at yo...
04:56 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Have Your Fill With 'Feast' Online Community Cooking Classes
We're not all cut out to be master chefs, and culinary school isn't for everyone. But if you're tired of making mac and cheese in the microwave, taking an online cooking course might just be your kitc...
04:55 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Why You Should Care Cybersecurity Lobbying Doubled
Lest you doubt we are entering the age of a cybersecurity industrial complex—and that such a system doesn't necessarily have the average Internet user in mind—take look at the numbers.Acco...
04:28 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Newspaper Issues Yoda-Inspired Correction
We all make mistakes, but when newspapers do it, they can't just let it slide. The correction must follow, placing an irreversible black mark on the publicationThe Tampa Bay Times figured if they were...
04:11 am +05 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable How That Turkish Airlines 'Kobe vs. Messi' Ad Went Super Viral
Many called it the ad of the year, sports-themed or otherwise. The Turkish Airlines spot (embedded above) that dropped in December pitted sports mega-stars Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi against one ano...
04:07 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Fiber Optic Safety Vest Makes Night Running Safer
Staying visible at dusk or dawn is a key concern for cyclists and runners on the road. One Kickstarter project brings eye-catching illumination to the streets with fiber optic safety vests designed to...
03:36 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 9 Disgusting Bug Videos That Will Make You Squirm
Warning: Graphic, potentially disturbing content. Proceed with caution.Want to get in shape before swimsuit season, but paleo just isn't doing the trick? We guarantee you'll lose your appetite immedia...
03:02 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Redditor Confesses Murder, Then Disappears
Confession Bear, one of the go-to "advice animal" memes on Reddit, is typically used as a medium for admitting minor quirks, like embarrassing TV addictions or intimate bathing practicesOne Redditor, ...
02:29 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Lagoa Puts Pro-Level 3D Image Tools in the Cloud
3D imagery, the kind that gives depth and, sometimes, artificial reality to static images is often astonishing and almost always hard to create. Every time you see another Apple iWatch or iPhone 6 con...
02:21 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable SimCity to Bring Mac and PC Gamers Together
Mac users who can't wait to get their hands on the rebooted city-building game SimCity finally have a release date to look forward to: June 11And there's more good news. Not only do the server issues ...
02:08 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones:' The Facebook Edition
Game of Thrones characters spend half their time getting from point A to point B. Messages get lost, signals get crossed, ravens get killed and eventually no one knows who is alive, who is king and wh...
01:59 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable This Case Adds Four Extra Camera Lenses to Your iPhone
Smartphone cameras are quickly replacing point-and-shoots in pockets, everywhereWhile users can definitely take some impressive shots with an iPhone camera, they're limited by its built-in lens. One a...
01:58 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable 'StoryWorth' Records Family Memories to Connect Generations
The art of storytelling is timeless. There's nothing like hearing old tales of your grandparent's teenage days — but the narrative connection often loses its spark when Grandma lives across the ...
01:21 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable IDC: Windows 8 'Exacerbated' PC Shipment Slowdown
Worldwide PC shipments plunged 13.9% in the first quarter according to IDC, which noted that Microsoft's introduction of Windows 8 hurt overall sales by confusing consumers."At this point, unfortunate...
01:07 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the New Foursquare
Foursquare launched a major update to its iOS app Wednesday, now with more focus on what’s around you rather than who.While the app is certainly all about checking in — and has a new large...
01:02 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Twitter Shuts Down Ribbon's In-Stream Payment Option Hours After Launch
Ribbon, a San Francisco payments company, made headlines early Wednesday with the launch of a new in-stream payment option for Twitter that lets users buy and sell items directly through the news feed...
12:59 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Kate Upton Shoots Down Dating Rumors via Twitter
Another day, another Kate Upton dating hypothetical ruling the Twitter websOne day after a March Madness hero's bold advance lit up the sports Internet, the supermodel became a worldwide trending topi...
12:28 am -04 - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Newspaper Issues Yoda-Inspired Correction
We all make mistakes, but when newspapers do it, they can't just let it slide. The correction must follow, placing an irreversible black mark on the publicationThe Tampa Bay Times figured if they were...
12:24 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Obama Seeks $17.7 Billion to Lasso Asteroid, Explore Space
NASA unveiled a $17.7 billion spending plan for 2014 today that continues major ongoing space exploration projects, while including funds to kick-start an audacious new mission to capture a small aste...
12:22 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable How Gmail Has Evolved Over the Years
Gmail turned 9 this month, and before we know it, it will be heading off to middle school. It's grown up fast. In fact, it knows 57 languages now — the latest one being Cherokee.Google's email p...
12:21 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Self-Healing Hydrogen Leaf Could Power the World
There are plenty of scientists out there trying to solve our impending energy crisis. Many of their creations never leave the lab. Here's one that is on its way to commercialization — and just f...
12:08 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable Orphaned Tumblr Storyboard Posts Find New Home on Mashable
In early 2012, Tumblr hired an editorial team to cover the "ideas, themes and people" of the vast blogging community. That team launched Storyboard, which produced hundreds of fascinating stories on e...
12:05 am GMT - Thu, April 11, 2013
Mashable What if Disney Created 'Game of Thrones'?
The Game of Thrones we all know and love is a product of HBO, which means we get lots of blood, guts, cursing and nudity. Like tons of nudityBut what if George R.R. Martin sold the rights to the show ...
11:49 pm GMT - Wed, April 10, 2013
Mashable Apple Bans Comic From App Store for Depicting Gay Sex
Since it debuted in March 2012, the popular comic book Saga has illustrated the following: robot sex, a giant with five-story-tall sagging testicles, a child prostitution ring on a brothel planet call...
11:40 pm GMT - Wed, April 10, 2013
Mashable 'Sports Balls Replaced With Cats' Is the Purrfect Tumblr
Do you know what would make sports 84% more awesome? CatsSure, you'd have to clean up hairballs on the court and scoop poop off the pitch, but all the extra litter and tuna costs would be totally wort...
11:36 pm -04 - Wed, April 10, 2013
Mashable 9 Disgusting Bug Videos That Will Make You Squirm
Warning: Graphic, potentially disturbing content. Proceed with caution.Want to get in shape before swimsuit season, but paleo just isn't doing the trick? We guarantee you'll lose your appetite immedia...
11:33 pm GMT - Wed, April 10, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin Just Took a Major Nosedive - But Why?
Bitcoin, the world’s most popular virtual currency, dropped from a high of $265 to a low of $156 in a period of six hours Wednesday afternoon. Pretty much everyone the Daily Dot has spoken to re...
11:16 pm GMT - Wed, April 10, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Throws a Sick Alley-Oop ... to Himself
LeBron James is the world's greatest basketball player &#