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11:50 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Stars Send Emotional Last Tweets Before Series Finale
The cast of AMC's acclaimed drama Breaking Bad tweeted their final emotional messages to fans before the Emmy-winning series ends Sunday nightThe spoiler-free tweets arrived hours before the fifth and...
11:33 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable WikiLeaks in 'The Fifth Estate': Reality Is More Compelling Than Fantasy
Despite presenting a nuanced look at the rise of WikiLeaks, The Fifth Estate movie suffers from a heavy-handed script that lacks subtlety and emotional heft.Based largely on the tell-all books —...
10:59 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Where Golf Meets Tech
An 18-hole round of golf without a caddy is like an office without IT support: all-out chaosSEE ALSO: More Sunday ComicsIn this comic, we see why golf caddies are true rock stars on the golf courseCom...
10:28 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Stars Brilliantly Reimagined as 6 Dynamic Duos
The end of Breaking Bad means an end to one of television's great on-again, off-again bromances: Walter White and Jesse PinkmanFive seasons have given us a fair number of skirmishes and team-ups betwe...
09:57 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable The Microwave Could Be Your New Phone Charger
The microwave typically has one use: heating leftovers. But now, it could soon be a handy cellphone charger, as wellResearchers from the University of Tokyo are working on ways to harvest the wasted e...
09:32 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Leaked Video Reportedly Shows Apple’s Upcoming iPad 5
In a new video, Chinese parts supplier SW-BOX.com goes hands-on with a purported iPad 5 unit, and investigates how the fifth-generation 9.7-inch tablet measures up against both the iPad 4 and iPad min...
08:55 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Aaron Paul's 'Breaking Bad' Character Spoofs Obamacare on 'SNL'
Saturday Night Live infused its season 39 premiere with a surprising slice of Breaking Bad, the Emmy-winning AMC drama whose much-anticipated series finale arrives Sunday night. Actor Aaron Paul appe...
08:46 pm +02 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Nuna Pepp Is a Compact and Lightweight Stroller for Urban Parents
The Nuna Pepp is sure to make you wonder why Americans need to have everything so big.The European stroller, which only recently debuted in the United States, is compact and incredibly light, weighing...
08:33 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Ion Glasses Are a Stylish Alternative to Google Glass
Since the first unveiling of Google Glass, there's been no shortage of promised alternatives. The vast majority are being touted by indie manufacturers, who have turned to crowdfunding platforms like ...
08:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable More Than a Game: The Disruptive Force of Fantasy Football
On a Saturday in August 2010, Craig Heller was about to skip out early on his impromptu engagement party, stranding his fiancée with his extended family in the process. But he had a good reason: ...
07:30 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Dive Into 25 Spectacular Underwater Instagram Photos
Waterproof cases do more than just keep your phone safe from a clumsy mishap — they can also help expand your filtered-photo dreams underwaterThey might cost a little more than a regular case, b...
06:46 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Nuna Pepp Is a Compact and Lightweight Stroller for Urban Parents
The Nuna Pepp is sure to make you wonder why Americans need to have everything so big.The European stroller, which only recently debuted in the United States, is compact and incredibly light, weighing...
06:33 pm -05 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable WikiLeaks in 'The Fifth Estate': Reality Is More Compelling Than Fantasy
Despite presenting a nuanced look at the rise of WikiLeaks, The Fifth Estate movie suffers from a heavy-handed script that lacks subtlety and emotional heft.Based largely on the tell-all books —...
06:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable 7 Ways to Entertain Your Pet With Tech
Now that dogs have their very own TV channel, the world's cats and hamsters are turning positively green with envy. Fortunately, there are techie toys for pets of all stripes (and spots, too).We’...
09:59 am +02 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Shadow Puppet Lets You Create Helpful Tutorial Videos on Your iPhone
Sometimes an explanation requires more than just wordsA new iPhone app called Shadow Puppet lets users generate narrated tutorial videos or photo slideshows straight from their phone.See also: Top 25 ...
08:00 am +02 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Photoshop: The Reason for Delusional Photographers
While Instagram filters and Photoshop may help amateur picture-takers create beautiful images (or selfies), they've also spawned a generation of delusional photographers who think their skills are on ...
07:59 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Shadow Puppet Lets You Create Helpful Tutorial Videos on Your iPhone
Sometimes an explanation requires more than just wordsA new iPhone app called Shadow Puppet lets users generate narrated tutorial videos or photo slideshows straight from their phone.See also: Top 25 ...
07:00 am +03 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Sees Increase in Feline Consumers
When the iPhone 5S was announced, Apple boasted a new state-of-the-art security feature: the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Within days, customers discovered that other body parts — including lip...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Photoshop: The Reason for Delusional Photographers
While Instagram filters and Photoshop may help amateur picture-takers create beautiful images (or selfies), they've also spawned a generation of delusional photographers who think their skills are on ...
05:00 am +03 - Sun, September 29, 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...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Sees Increase in Feline Consumers
When the iPhone 5S was announced, Apple boasted a new state-of-the-art security feature: the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Within days, customers discovered that other body parts — including lip...
03:30 am +03 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Bids Tearful Farewell
After 33 years of entertaining Microsoft fans and critics alike with his onstage antics, company CEO Steve Ballmer is finally stepping down.While Ballmer isn’t due to officially leave Microsoft ...
02:00 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 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...
01:30 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Pepsi Patents Packaging to Make Your Drink More Fragrant
PepsiCo. has long been in the market of tickling your taste buds with sweet beverages. Now, the company wants to appeal to your sense of smell, tooA Pepsi patent aims to make its beverages more fragra...
01:18 am +03 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Goes After Old iPhone Owners with New Trade-In Deal
Microsoft has stepped up its aggressive new approach to penetrating the iPhone- and Android-dominated smartphone market by announcing a new offer that lets owners of an iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S trade the...
01:03 am +03 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable The End of BlackBerry and Other Top Comments
In light of BlackBerry's acquisition and the debut of iOS 7, it's been another busy week for smartphone newsOn Monday, BlackBerry was purchased by Fairfax Financial Holdings for $4.7 billion. For many...
01:03 am +03 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
Each week, companies debut their latest products to an ever-growing market, trying to be at the head of the curve with the most innovative tech. This week was a big one for mobile devices and accessor...
01:00 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Meth, Not Even Once: 9 Warnings From 'Breaking Bad'
Breaking Bad isn't just an award-winning drama — it's also a five-season PSA for the dangers of meth.While using the drug can lead to a host of nasty physical side effects, becoming part of the ...
12:41 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Martha Stewart Asks Apple to 'Pick Up' Her Broken iPad via Twitter
Attention Apple: Martha Stewart would like to see you. Now.The home-goods mogul shattered her iPad earlier this week, and told the world on Twitter. She then requested that an Apple rep pick up h...
12:32 am +03 - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Apple Will Pay Some iPad Owners Cash in Legal Settlement
Some iPad owners will soon be cashing checks from Apple. The Cupertino, Calif. company and AT&T settled a long-standing, class-action lawsuit on Friday, in which consumers sued them for ending unl...
12:30 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Bids Tearful Farewell
After 33 years of entertaining Microsoft fans and critics alike with his onstage antics, company CEO Steve Ballmer is finally stepping down.While Ballmer isn’t due to officially leave Microsoft ...
12:00 am GMT - Sun, September 29, 2013
Mashable Bertolli Pasta Ad Jabs at Barilla Chairman's Anti-Gay Comment
Two pasta companies are sparring over gay rights after Barilla Chairman Guido Barilla told an Italian radio station on Wednesday that his company would never run an ad featuring a same-sex couple.Bert...
11:24 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable NSA Is Building Social Graphs of Americans' Data: Report
The U.SNational Security Agency has been using phone and email records to build visual graphs of Americans' social connections, according to a new report from the New York Times. These new graphs are ...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 16 Coolest Leggings To Keep You Warm This Fall
Ladies, put your razors awayFall marks the beginning of leggings weather.Leggings offer you a world of fashion possibilities without all the hassle and zippers of pants. You can go mature and monochro...
10:18 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Goes After Old iPhone Owners with New Trade-In Deal
Microsoft has stepped up its aggressive new approach to penetrating the iPhone- and Android-dominated smartphone market by announcing a new offer that lets owners of an iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S trade the...
10:03 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable The End of BlackBerry and Other Top Comments
In light of BlackBerry's acquisition and the debut of iOS 7, it's been another busy week for smartphone newsOn Monday, BlackBerry was purchased by Fairfax Financial Holdings for $4.7 billion. For many...
10:03 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
Each week, companies debut their latest products to an ever-growing market, trying to be at the head of the curve with the most innovative tech. This week was a big one for mobile devices and accessor...
09:32 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Apple Will Pay Some iPad Owners Cash in Legal Settlement
Some iPad owners will soon be cashing checks from Apple. The Cupertino, Calif. company and AT&T settled a long-standing, class-action lawsuit on Friday, in which consumers sued them for ending unl...
09:06 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 10 Nearly Impossible Mobile Games
Mobile gaming has come a long way since the endless days of Tetris on your Nokia brick phone.Now, some gaming apps rival the inventiveness and difficulty of top-tier console games, and we're not compl...
09:00 pm -05 - Sat, September 28, 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...
08:30 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 15 Times You Wished You Were Lizzie McGuire
Hilary Duff turns 26 on Saturday, meaning it's been over a decade since she was Lizzie McGuire, the world's most fashionable middle schooler.To distract yourself from the fact that you're suddenly ver...
07:56 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Philips Fidelio Soundbar: Pain-Free Surround Sound
For fans of surround sound, the rise of the soundbar has been a scourge. The idea of consolidating all of your speakers (subwoofer excepted) into one location — while certainly convenient —...
07:30 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 'World's Oldest' Newspaper Going Digital After 279 Years
One of the longest running newspapers in the world, which started as a notice pinned to a coffee shop wall, will soon permanently stop the presses.Lloyd's List, which calls itself the "world's oldest ...
06:47 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Autotuned Lee Corso Will Get Your Football Saturday Off to a Weird Start
Right up there with cats and sports fails, autotune is one of the Internet's favorite things. Just ask Manti Te'o and Mister RogersBut here's an autotune treatment that college-football fans will espe...
06:00 pm GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Linquet Ensures You'll Never Lose Your Phone or Wallet Again
If you tend to misplace your belongings — your wallet, smartphone, laptop, or even your kid — Linquet is your new best friendThe cloud-based app is focused on preventing the loss in the fi...
03:56 pm -04 - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Philips Fidelio Soundbar: Pain-Free Surround Sound
For fans of surround sound, the rise of the soundbar has been a scourge. The idea of consolidating all of your speakers (subwoofer excepted) into one location — while certainly convenient —...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable No One Is Safe From the Pumpkin Spice Food Craze
The changing color of leaves is no longer the only sign that fall has officially started. Rather, the real sign that autumn has arrived is the Pumpkin Spice Latte's sudden reappearance. From there, it...
07:15 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Ask an Android Dev: What Languages Should I Learn?
Although Java is an important language for Android developers, it's one among many. Knowing additional languages is useful for Android developers, engineer Ernest Holloway explains in our latest Ask a...
06:15 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable NuWave Glasses Help the Hearing Impaired by Connecting to Smartphones
A group of Virginia Tech students recently unveiled a new prototype for glasses that don't help users see more clearly — they help with hearingUndergraduate students Chelsey Pon, Lane Stith, Nel...
05:15 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 7 Stats Proving Google's Global Internet Domination
As Google celebrates its 15th birthday, we think its as good a time as any to look at the scope of the search giantMore than 1.1 billion people use Google search each month, making 114 billion searche...
04:15 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Fly Through 80,000 Photos in This Gorgeous Stop-Motion Video
It seems like an impossible challenge to create a compelling dedication to three years of a person's life in less than three minutes. But filmmaker Gioacchino Petronicce has done just that in his late...
04:09 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 3 Groundbreaking Apps: Evernote's 2013 Devcup Winners
Developers have created some spectacular apps that run on the Evernote platform, and Friday Evernote selected three of them as its annual Devcup winnersThe Evernote Devcup is open to any app that inte...
03:17 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Comedy Writer 'Leaks' Finale of 'Breaking Bad'
Comedy writer Kevin Corrigan (not to be confused with the Grounded for Life actor, Kevin Corrigan) has leaked the finale for this weekend's Breaking Bad series finale on the webWell, sort of.See also:...
02:32 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Britney Spears Teases 'Work B**ch' Video on Instagram
Britney Spears used an Instagram video to give fans an early glimpse of her "Work B**ch" music video. The pop star posted the snippet to her account Friday, attracting 110,000 likes. The video shows ...
02:13 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Coding in the Classroom, Yahoo's 'Cool' Factor and More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
01:04 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Ashton Kutcher-Backed Startup Fashism Shuts Down
Fashism, a website and mobile app that lets users solicit community feedback on style, announced that it is officially closing down on Friday, making it the latest casualty in a tough year for social ...
01:00 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Crying in Baseball: Mariano Rivera's Emotional Final Farewell
Nineteen seasons, 1,423 innings and 652 saves later, it all came down this this: Mariano Rivera, indisputably Major League Baseball's greatest closer of all time, taking the mound at Yankee Stadium fo...
12:51 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable Iran's President Deletes Tweet About Phone Call With Obama
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani tweeted historic news on Friday afternoon before quickly deleting it. Then, minutes later, he tweeted about the conversation again.The screenshot below shows Rouhani's ...
12:25 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 'New York Times' Issues Mario and Luigi Correction
It’s things like this, New York Times:On Friday morning, award-winning journalist Seymour Hersh gave an interview to the Guardian about the Obama administration and its harrowing laundry list of...
12:15 am GMT - Sat, September 28, 2013
Mashable 56% of Internet Users Have Searched for Themselves Online
You might not want to admit it, but chances are you've Googled yourself. Don't be embarrassed — you're in the majorityAccording to a new study conducted by the Pew Research Center, 56% of Intern...
11:55 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Makes First Appearance Before the Supreme Court
One of the world's most solemn institutions recently met one of the web's silliest sites — seriously. Justices and GIFs came together when, for the first time, a Tumblr page featured prominently...
11:40 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable How Should You Act on Social Media When Applying to Grad School?
Many of us have cleaned out our Facebook profiles or Googled our names before applying to a job. After all, 90% of hiring managers will check an applicant's social media accounts. But what about when ...
11:17 pm -04 - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Comedy Writer 'Leaks' Finale of 'Breaking Bad'
Comedy writer Kevin Corrigan (not to be confused with the Grounded for Life actor, Kevin Corrigan) has leaked the script for this weekend's Breaking Bad series finale on the webWell, sort of.See also:...
10:47 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Which Body Parts Can Unlock iPhone 5S?
One of the most talked about features of the new iPhone 5S is the Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Instead of having to type a passcode in, just put your finger on the home button and it unlocks itselfWh...
10:23 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Conan O'Brien's LinkedIn Page Is Just as Good as You'd Hope
Conan O'Brien has built up massive followings on Twitter, Facebook and Google+, but now the late night host has his sights set on "conquering" a new social network: LinkedIn.During Thursday night's ep...
09:58 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Samsung Is Region-Locking Phones, but Not for the Reason You Think
Samsung is quietly restricting how SIM cards are used overseas — but it's not as bad as you'd think.According to a sticker found on the packaging of Galaxy Note 3 smartphones in the U.S. and Eur...
09:45 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Valve Unveils Steam Controller With Dual Trackpads and Touchscreen
Valve completed its weeklong trilogy of announcements Friday, revealing the Steam Controller that's intended to "bridge the gap from the desk to the living room." The dual-trackpad controller with a t...
09:15 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Every Horrible Thing Jesse Pinkman Endured on 'Breaking Bad'
Warning: Serious spoilers ahead.Poor Jesse Pinkman has suffered as the right hand meth cook to Walter White.The bitch-spewing, hoodie-loving underachiever endured beatings, deaths of loved ones and re...
09:02 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook Tweaks Algorithm for Ads in the News Feed
Aiming to let marketers deliver more relevant ads in the News Feed, Facebook on Friday announced it was tweaking the algorithm behind such placements."For marketers, this means we are showing ads to t...
08:51 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 10 Visual Vine Tributes to Your Favorite Albums
These whimsical stop-motion Vine videos celebrate the albums — from artists ranging from The Beatles to The Notorious B.I.G. — that make up the soundtrack to our lives.This week, we challe...
08:41 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable A Complete Guide to Jimmy Kimmel and Kanye West's Bizarre Twitter Feud
A Twitter feud for the history books unfolded this week. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel squared off with singer/rapper/Kim Kardashian's baby daddy Kanye West in an all-out 140-character brawlKimmel unleashed t...
08:13 pm -06 - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Coding in the Classroom, Yahoo's 'Cool' Factor and More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
08:10 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Google's First 15 Years, by the Numbers
A little-known startup called Google first launched to change the world 15 years ago today — give or take a few days.The exact date of Google's launch is a little unclear, as the company has cel...
07:53 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 25 Inspiring Instagrams of People Changing the World
The speakers at the 2013 Social Good Summit shared different perspectives on the power of innovative thinking and the use of technology to make the world a better place. These inspiring Instagram pict...
07:47 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Gesture Control Software Lets You Click, Type in Midair
PointGrab wants you to be able to control your computer, TV and more with simple hand gestures.The company's website says its software enables any 2D camera — already embedded in smartphones and...
07:26 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Intel Said to Seek Web-TV Partnerships With Amazon, Samsung
Intel Corp., shifting strategy for its planned Web-based television service, is now seeking partnerships to jumpstart the project, said a person with knowledge of the situation.The company may miss a ...
07:15 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 3 Digital Agencies Redefining Advertising
Despite the ubiquity of Facebook and Twitter, it's no easy task to become a social media maven. Building a company of mavens is even more challenging.Between representing a diverse group of clients an...
06:31 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 13 Iconic Movie Quotes With Internet-Obsessed Twists
Certain film lines stick with us far beyond a movie's theater run. Despite time barriers and changes in technology, these classics still pop up regularly in today's pop culture references.Yet times ha...
06:04 pm -07 - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Ashton Kutcher-Backed Startup Fashism Shuts Down
Fashism, a website and mobile app that lets users solicit community feedback on style, announced that it is officially closing down on Friday, making it the latest casualty in a tough year for social ...
06:00 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Collides With 'Game of Thrones' for Epic Crossover
There's a crazy alternate reality where Walter White and Jesse Pinkman cook meth in the dungeons of WesterosIn this comic, Nitrozac and Snaggy of The Joy of Tech imagine what would happen if Game of T...
06:00 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 15 Years of Google: What's Your Favorite Product?
Happy Birthday, Google! Sept. 27 has become the day Google honors its own anniversary. Technically on Sept. 4, 1998, Sergey Brin and Larry Page incorporated the company that would go on to become the ...
06:00 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable In the Garage Where Google Was Born
It all started in a garage that you can still find with minimal effort — especially if you're using Google MapsLess than one mile off U.S. Route 101, the highway that links San Francisco to the ...
05:34 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Posts Nearly $1 Billion Loss in Q2
BlackBerry's second quarter earnings were bad by pretty much every standard except the incredibly low one set by BlackBerry.The company posted a $965 million loss in the second quarter on revenue of $...
05:15 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Netflix Rolls Out Super HD 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 storiesC...
05:15 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Five Stars for Amazon Product Reviews by 'Breaking Bad' Characters
What's Heisenberg without his black hat? Or Jesse Pinkman without a robot vacuum? And don't even try to imagine Hank without his minerals (not rocks, Marie).Vince Gilligan created an addictive televis...
05:04 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable The 6 Best Launchers to Turn Your Android Into an iPhone
If you're bored with your Android phone's default design, downloading a launcher is a great (and usually free) way to give your home screen an instant upgrade.Following the Sept. 18 official release o...
04:55 pm -07 - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Tumblr Makes First Appearance Before the Supreme Court
One of the world's most solemn institutions recently met one of the web's silliest sites — seriously. Justices and GIFs came together when, for the first time, a Tumblr page featured prominently...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable The History of 'Weekend Update' Anchors on 'SNL'
When you tune in to the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on Sept. 28, "Weekend Update" will have a new face at its news desk: Cecily Strong.The actress will co-anchor alongside Seth Meyers until...
04:02 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Now and Then: 10 Classic Video Games That Got a Major Upgrade
In the modern world of gaming, where gorgeously rendered visuals and mind-blowing narratives are found in even the most obscure indie games, it can be easy to forget just how far we've come.Looking ba...
03:28 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 125 Years of 'National Geographic' in 10 Incredible Photos
Despite the never-ending supply of candid images, manipulated pictures and amateur cellphone shots, the art of photography still thrives in the digital ageNational Geographic, an institution for firs...
03:19 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Beats Electronics Buys Out HTC for $265 Million
Beats Electronics has secured a $500 million investment from the Carlyle Group and bought out the 25 percent stake in itself from HTC for $265 million, The New York Times reportsAn August report from ...
03:19 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Beats Electronics Buys Back Shares From HTC for $265 Million
Beats Electronics has secured a $500 million investment from the Carlyle Group and bought out the 25 percent stake in itself from HTC for $265 million, The New York Times reportsAn August report from ...
03:04 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 5 iOS Settings to Limit Your Child's Mobile Usage
Apple's many mobile devices were designed to be toys for adults, but are now slowly making their ways into the hands of kidsSmall children who just want to play fun apps on iPods grow into pre-teens w...
02:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 9 Surprisingly Creepy Quotes From Banned Books
This week, book-lovers across the country are celebrating Banned Books Week, a time to think about the allegedly dangerous titles that schools and libraries have taken off the shelves for the good of ...
02:07 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Referencing a Tweet in an Academic Paper? Here's a Citation Generator
Say you're writing a paper on Twitter during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. How do you cite all those tweets you'll be referencing?Four more yearspic.twitter.com/bAJE6Vom— Barack Obama (@B...
01:17 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Great Britain Like You've Never Seen Before: In 22 Billion Minecraft Blocks
Ordnance Survey, Great Britain's mapping authority, has produced maps of the island for more than 200 years. Now, it has swapped paper for Minecraft blocks in its latest mapping project.The mapping or...
12:22 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Type "Google in 1998" Into Google for a Blast to the Past
Google is celebrating its 15th birthday today. To mark the occasion, the company has a special, interactive Doodle on the homepage, letting you break a star-shaped birthday pinataHowever, Google has a...
12:22 pm GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Type 'Google in 1998' Into Google for a Blast to the Past
Google is celebrating its 15th birthday Friday. To mark the occasion, the company has a special, interactive Doodle on the homepage, letting you break a star-shaped birthday pinataHowever, Google has ...
11:09 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Etsy Offers Free Small Business Classes, Hopes to Expand Program
Since Bill Benson retired as a cabinetmaker, he’s tried to sell custom frames, shelves and other furnishings built with lumber salvaged from old barns. What he earns selling at flea markets and ...
07:31 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Ad Agency Stirs Star Wars Controversy
There are as many points of view on the Star Wars universe as there are alien races in a galaxy far, far awayBut one ad agency has decided to stamp its viewpoint rather forcefully on the debate that h...
07:29 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Shopular Wants to Make Retailers Less Afraid of Mobile
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: ShopularOne-Liner ...
06:42 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable iPhone Case Lets You Charge Your Device by Hand
A new Kickstarter campaign wants to put the power of charge in the palm of your handThe Mipwr Dynamo is an iPhone case with two functions: It acts as both a protective shield and a charger for your ph...
06:20 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Robot Snakes Could Help Us Explore Mars
Instead of robots-on-wheels rolling around on Mars, mechanized snakes may soon explore the red planet.The European Space Agency has asked Norwegian researchers to study whether robot snakes could more...
05:45 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Can the Hyperloop Be Crowdfunded?
Remember when the government used to fund big risky moonshot ventures like, well, the Moon shot? Remember when billionaires used to put money behind their own big ideas? No longer. In the 21st century...
05:26 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Apple Feature to Turn MLB Stadiums Into Interactive Playgrounds
Major League Baseball is launching a major initiative to make attending games at stadiums a completely interactive experience for fans.Taking advantage of Apple's iBeacon indoor mapping, a new feature...
05:06 am +10 - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable JumpCam App Helps You Crowdsource Real-Time Videos With Friends
Creating a real-time video with your friends around the world is now a lot easier than you might think.A new iPhone app called JumpCam lets you create collaborative videos with up to 30 different peop...
04:52 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable An NBA Team Will Wear One of These Fan-Designed Jerseys
The Dallas Mavericks will sport a bold new look during the 2015-2016 NBA season, thanks to a contest crowdsourcing the design for a team uniform. Barring an unforeseen changes, it's believed to be the...
04:31 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Will Sick Mars Astronauts Be Forbidden From Returning to Earth?
Landing astronauts on Mars is a tall order, but bringing them back to Earth promises to be even trickier — especially if Red Planet explorers get the sniffles on the long flight home.Sick astron...
04:03 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: How Do I Make Games for iOS and Android?
Ready to build the next addicting mobile game? We've got some tips for you.The latest installment in our Ask a Dev series discusses ways developers can start designing games for iOS and Android platfo...
03:31 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 5 Smart PR Moves to Recruit the Best Engineering Team
Pete Soderling is a software engineer and serial entrepreneur and is the founder of Hakka Group. He spends time building and advising startups internationally, and blogs at PeteSoder.com. You can reac...
03:01 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable EA Plans to Discontinue 'NCAA Football' Games Amid Legal Issues
Electronic Arts will discontinue producing its popular college football-gaming franchise in 2014 — and potentially forever — amid legal troubles with former and current NCAA players who se...
02:27 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 'Saturday Night Live' Launches YouTube Channel for Global Fans
Fresh off surpassing Frasier this month to become the show with the most Primetime Emmy wins ever, Saturday Night Live has created a YouTube channel to help its fans across the world easily — an...
02:13 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Bring Music to Life for Our Photo Challenge
For this week's edition of the Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we want to see your most incredible photos taken at a concert. Photographing live performances can be challenging — you have...
01:57 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Car Cruises NYC Handing Out Free 'Blue Stuff'
Yo bitch, we know your mom told you to never take candy from strangers, but this is the purest sweets you'll ever taste. At least 96% sugar.We borrowed Jesse Pinkman's car for the afternoon, and rolle...
01:44 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable By Playing This Game, You Deliver Bikes in Africa
One company is taking a different approach to gamifying charity: by playing a game on your iPhone, you provide transportation to people in AfricaThe Global Gaming Initiative uses popular mobile game ...
01:21 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates Apologizes for Ctrl-Alt-Del Design, Blames IBM
Bill Gates said that a convoluted login screen was a big design flaw for Windows, but he's not taking credit for it.The Microsoft co-founder revealed in a speech at a Harvard University fundraiser tha...
01:20 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Curiosity Rover Discovers Mars Dirt Is 2% Water
Future Mars explorers may be able to get all the water they need out of the red dirt beneath their boots, a new study suggests.NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found that surface soil on the Red Planet...
01:05 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable America Offline: 15% of U.S. Adults Don't Use the Internet
You're probably using the Internet right now. In fact, you probably use the Internet every single day. It's almost hard to imagine life without it, right?Well, it's not that way for everyone. A poll c...
12:56 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Google's Gmail Keyword Scanning May Violate Wiretap Law
Google's Gmail automatic keyword scanning might violate laws in the United States against wiretapping, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh said that by automatically scannin...
12:37 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Relive the Most Emotional Moments in 'Breaking Bad'
A top 10 list of best moments from Breaking Bad would be riddled with bullet wounds and stained with meth residueThose scenes were shocking and definitely memorable, but what about all the warm and fu...
12:32 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 16-Year-Old Boy Arrested After 'Biggest Cyberattack Ever'
A 16-year-old schoolboy from London has been arrested in connection with a cyberattack on the Dutch anti-spam group Spamhaus, which was labeled by experts as the "biggest cyberattack ever." The attack...
12:32 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable 16-Year-Old Arrested After 'Biggest Cyberattack Ever'
A 16-year-old schoolboy from London has been arrested in connection with a cyberattack on the Dutch anti-spam group Spamhaus, which was labeled by experts as the "biggest cyberattack ever." The attack...
12:21 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook Finally Lets You Edit Posts on Android and Web
If autocorrect has ever ruined your Facebook post, your prayers have been answered. Facebook introduced the ability to edit status updates starting Thursday.The latest update for the Android Facebook ...
12:21 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Facebook Finally Lets You Edit Posts
If autocorrect has ever ruined your Facebook post, your prayers have been answered. Facebook introduced the ability to edit status updates starting Thursday.The latest update for the Android Facebook ...
12:13 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable How to Get Your Resume Past the System and Into Human Hands
Landing an interview for a position in a giant organization can feel impossible if you don’t have any personal connections. People often blame the sheer volume of resumes that are submitted R...
12:02 am GMT - Fri, September 27, 2013
Mashable Sharecare Expands to Make Hospitals More Tech-Savvy
Online health information is easily accessible, but it may not be accurate or apply to your individual condition. When you need help, the doctor who knows your health record is often hard to reachHosp...
11:52 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Twitter Updates Embedded Tweets With Richer Photos
About two months after Facebook introduced embedded posts that include photos, Twitter has upgraded its embeds to better showcase its photos.Twitter, which announced the move on its blog on Thursday, ...
11:32 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5C: The iPhone for Everyone Still Pleases
When Apple first unveiled the iPhone 5C, we joked in the Mashable office that we should just take our old iPhone 5 review, do a find and replace, and present it as our iPhone 5C review.We'd never do t...
11:31 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 5 Smart PR Moves to Recruit the Best Engineering Team
Pete Soderling is a software engineer and serial entrepreneur and is the founder of Hakka Group. He spends time building and advising startups internationally, and blogs at PeteSoder.com. You can reac...
11:31 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Evernote Begins Selling Branded Bags, Scanners and Socks
Now you can own an Evernote-branded stylus, book bag, scanner and even a pair of socks.The note-taking app launched Evernote Market on Thursday, a new online marketplace for purchasing real-world good...
11:31 pm -05 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Will Sick Mars Astronauts Be Forbidden From Returning to Earth?
Landing astronauts on Mars is a tall order, but bringing them back to Earth promises to be even trickier — especially if Red Planet explorers get the sniffles on the long flight home.Sick astron...
11:13 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Why Does 49ers' Kaepernick Favorite Fans' Hateful Tweets?
After struggling mightily in back-to-back games, and with his team mired in a disappointing 1-2 start to the NFL season, you might think 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is staying away from Twitter...
11:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable EA Plans to Discontinue 'NCAA Football' Games Amid Legal Issues
Electronic Arts will discontinue producing its popular college football-gaming franchise in 2014 — and potentially forever — amid legal troubles with former and current NCAA players who se...
10:53 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Hunger Games' Sequel Soundtrack Revealed: Christina Aguilera and More
The track list for the upcoming Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie soundtrack blazed online Thursday, detailing the artists who would lend their voices to the sequel's musicThe anticipated reveal comes...
10:48 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable The Reality of Social Media Marketing Crushes Expectations
Posting pictures on Facebook and interacting with fans may sound like fun, but that's not always the case.When you're running a business, it can be just one more job to do. It's also a task with an un...
10:41 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable You Can Learn to Speak Dothraki
Someday, high schoolers may have to decide if they should fulfill their language requirement with Spanish or Dothraki.The words spoken by Khal Drogo and the rest of the Dothraki people on Game of Thro...
10:27 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Saturday Night Live' Launches YouTube Channel for Global Fans
Fresh off surpassing Frasier this month to become the show with the most Primetime Emmy wins ever, Saturday Night Live has created a YouTube channel to help its fans across the world easily — an...
10:23 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Google Reveals Major Update to Search Algorithm
One day before celebrating the company's 15th birthday, Google went back to the place where it all started — literallyInside the garage that housed Larry Page and Sergey Brin when the world's la...
10:15 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Netflix for Magazines' App Expands to Canada
Next Issue Media — the all-you-can-read digital magazine subscription service jointly founded by Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp. and Time Inc. four years ago — is expanding to Can...
10:11 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Tony Danza Torn Over Tech's Role in the Classroom
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tony Danza are attached at the hip these daysLet's break it down: First, Danza co-stars in Levitt's directorial debut Don Jon, which hits theaters Sept. 27, playing the father...
10:11 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Tony Danza Is Still the Boss: His Thoughts on Twitter and Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tony Danza are attached at the hip these daysLet's break it down: First, Danza co-stars in Levitt's directorial debut Don Jon, which hits theaters Sept. 27, playing the father...
09:50 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable NASA Tech for Other Planets Could Save Lives on Earth
Finding a needle in a haystack would be a lot easier if you knew exactly where to look. And when humans are the needle in a pile of rubble, the stakes are much higher.During those crucial early minute...
09:44 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Update Plugs Lock Screen Security Hole
Apple released an update to iOS 7 on Thursday that aims to repair a security flaw: a lock-screen bypass that allows a user to call any contact without unlocking the phone.The notes that accompany the ...
09:39 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 60% of Parents Have Distracted Their Kids With a Smartphone or Tablet
Just 20% of parents of children under 18 have never handed their children a gadget of some sort to keep them occupiedThe most popular device to give kids? Nearly half (47%) of parents have handed thei...
09:23 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Senators Introduce Bill to Limit NSA's Spying Powers
A bipartisan coalition of senators introduced a new bill to limit the NSA's powers to collect data on Americans on Wednesday. The bill is the most comprehensive legislative package unveiled to date an...
09:11 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Comedian Arrested for Punching Reporter Over Critical Tweets
Some comedians just can't handle hecklers, it seems.The Washington, D.C., Metro Police Department (MPD) arrested standup comic Dan Nainan Wednesday night after he punched Daily Beast reporter Josh Rog...
08:58 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Justin Bieber Gets Spanked by Zach Galifianakis in 'Between Two Ferns'
Finally, it's a Justin Bieber interview we can all get on board withThe pop star stopped by "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis to answer some questions about his recent — shall we say &#...
08:56 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Google's Gmail Keyword Scanning May Violate Wiretap Law
Google's Gmail automatic keyword scanning might violate laws in the United States against wiretapping, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh said that by automatically scannin...
08:39 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable How Tech Companies Prepare for Life After the IPO
When Google went public in 2004, the company had a simple message for employees: Keep the sports cars at homeGoogle's IPO created plenty of millionaires and even some billionaires, but founders Larry ...
08:38 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Author Juan Gabriel Vasquez: 'I Can Easily Kill a Character'
Mashable's social book club, MashableReads, met with author Juan Gabriel Vasquez for a Twitter chat on Sept. 24 to discuss his novel, The Sound of Things Falling. The novel deals with the aftermath of...
08:26 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Samsung Recruiting Talent to Give Galaxy Gear 'Something Special'
Samsung's Galaxy Gear may not even be out in the United States market yet, but the tech company is already looking to revamp its much-hyped smart watchA company official told the Korea Times the smart...
08:07 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Haunted House Reactions Are Back — and Funnier Than Ever
The first sign of Halloween is here. The brilliantly twisted minds at Nightmares Fear Factory have returned with the hilarious reactions of people who dared to enter the haunted houseFor the past thre...
08:01 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable This Standing Desk Knows When You Need to Sit Down
The line between robot and object is ever thinning. Computers have replaced our phones, watches and soon, our glasses — and it's possible our desks are not far behindLos Angeles-based company St...
07:55 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Faces of Facebook' Aggregates All 1.2 Billion Profile Pics
Got some time on your hands? You can spend 36 years scrolling through Faces of Facebook.The site, created by freelance technologist Natalia Rojas, aggregates all 1.2 billion or so Facebook profile pho...
07:37 pm -05 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Relive the Most Emotional Moments in 'Breaking Bad'
A top 10 list of best moments from Breaking Bad would be riddled with bullet wounds and stained with meth residueThose scenes were shocking and definitely memorable, but what about all the warm and fu...
07:27 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable An Early Look at the Carbon Nanotube Computer Your Kids Will Use
The world of computing was treated to a rare breakthrough in nanotechnology on Wednesday. Researchers from Stanford University announced the creation of the first-ever working carbon nanotube computer...
07:19 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable New on iTunes Radio: NFL Players as Your Personal DJs
Attention, football fans: Your favorite NFL star is about to become your personal DJ on Apple's new streaming music service iTunes RadioPepsi told Mashable on Wednesday that it launched #FanEnough, a ...
07:13 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Evernote and 3M Digitize the Post-It Note
Your Post-It notes just got smarter3M announced a new partnership with Evernote on Thursday that turns your real-world sticky notes into digital notes that can be saved, shared or viewed from anywhere...
07:06 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable JumpCam App Helps You Crowdsource Real-Time Videos With Friends
Creating a real-time video with your friends around the world is now a lot easier than you might think.A new iPhone app called JumpCam lets you create collaborative videos with up to 30 different peop...
06:26 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Ford Acquires Livio to Speed Up In-Car Apps
Ford announced it has acquired Livio, a Ferndale, Mich.-based company that specializes in developing ways for mobile apps to work in the car.Paul Mascarenas, chief technical officer and vice president...
06:24 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable The Easiest and Hardest Smartphones to Repair
iFixit, the company that regularly brings us teardowns of nearly all noteworthy gadgets, has released a list of smartphones sorted by repairability score.As defined by iFixit, Repairability is rated o...
06:16 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 14 Nerdy Places Where You Can Get Your Geek On
Conventions are great, but one weekend a year (or two, if you live near a major metropolitan area) is simply not enough anymore — the geek community is growing, and business owners take notice. ...
05:41 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Mercedes' Dancing Chicken Ad Gets YouTube Clucking
Mercedes has chosen a novel way to promote its Magic Body Control featureThe technology is likened to a chicken dancing to Diana Ross' "Upside Down" in a new ad that has racked up close to 1.5 million...
05:39 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 60% of Parents Have Distracted Their Kids With a Smartphone or Tablet
Just 20% of parents of children under 18 have never handed their children a gadget of some sort to keep them occupiedThe most popular device to give kids? Nearly half (47%) of parents have handed thei...
05:28 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Facebook Stock Tops $50 for First Time
Facebook stock climbed above $50 in early trading Thursday after flirting with that price for most of the week. This marks a new all-time high for the company and an 87% increase from stock's price at...
05:13 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile Ousts BlackBerry From Stores 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 storiesT...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 7 Creative Hacks for Your Smartphone
Ever since the iPhone found its way into the hands of consumers, people have figured out how to make the most of their devices, coming up with clever methods to access its full potential.Now, users of...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 6 Creative Hacks for Your Smartphone
Ever since the iPhone found its way into the hands of consumers, people have figured out how to make the most of their devices, coming up with clever methods to access its full potential.Now, users of...
04:36 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable eBay Buys Braintree for $800 Million
EBay has announced an agreement to buy global payment platform Braintree for $800 millionThe company will be integrated into eBay's PayPal unit. "Braintree is a perfect fit with PayPal,” said eB...
04:23 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Google Street View Comes to Large Hadron Collider at CERN
Want to see CERN's Geneva lab, where the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is installed, from the inside? You're in luck, cause Google has added Street View imagery from inside CERN's facilities to its Goog...
04:04 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable How One Woman Grappled With Grief Through Gaming
Ramona Pringle's life was like a sitcom — one of those cheesy, too-good-to-be-true shows about finding love and success in the big cityShe had a good job at Frontline; a number of smart, success...
04:01 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable This Standing Desk Knows When You Need to Sit Down
The line between robot and object is ever thinning. Computers have replaced our phones, watches and soon, our glasses — and it's possible our desks are not far behindLos Angeles-based company St...
03:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Faces of Facebook' Aggregates All 1.2 Billion Profile Pics
Got some time on your hands? You can spend 36 years scrolling through Faces of Facebook.The site, created by freelance technologist Natalia Rojas, aggregates all 1.2 billion or so Facebook profile pho...
03:51 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 100,000 People Are Waiting to Use This Mysterious Mobile Payments App
Lucas Duplan caused more than a few jaws to drop in late June when the 22-year-old announced raising a massive $25 million round of funding for his first startup, a mobile payment service called Clink...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 11 Questionable 'Glee' Costumes
Glee has been a truly unique show since it first aired five years ago. What other show would dress its entire cast in white jump suits?There are a lot of questions surrounding season five, ranging fro...
03:02 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Beautiful Mobile Games
As Xbox One and PS4 battle it out in the next round of console wars, mobile gaming continues to mature as a platform. The iPhone 5S's 64-bit graphics ensure that new games will look stunning when you'...
02:30 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 8 Best Moments of Summer 2013 Through Instagram
Throw on a sweater and grab a pumpkin spice latte, because summer 2013 is officially overIf you're still pining for those sunny beach days, we'll let you hold on to the season just a bit longer.See al...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Cute iPhone Cases for Couples
If you and your partner and so in love that you share everything, then you might want to consider matching iPhone cases specially designed for sweetheartsTo show the world just how synced up the two o...
01:21 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Two Thumbs Up for Movie Trailer Marriage Proposal
Boyfriends, take note: Flash mob proposals are out, and elaborate re-cut movie trailers are in.Joe Wakim decided to pop the question to his girlfriend by editing himself into her favorite movies. The ...
12:11 pm GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Google Play Books Come to New Zealand and Eight Asian Countries
Google has made Play Books available in New Zealand as well as eight Asian countries: Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.The move comes after the comp...
11:00 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Homeland the Musical' Goes Kaboom
The new season of the Showtime's Homeland debuts Sept. 29th, and after its recent Emmy wins, the gripping drama is also getting the musical treatment.At least in the mind of Eliot GlazerSee also: 'Twi...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Could Bots and Spam Smother Twitter's IPO?
Twitter is being overwhelmed by spambots that undermine its value to advertisers — and to potential investors in its initial public offering — according to a University of Texas informatio...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Instacurity' PSA Wants You To Help You Log Off Facebook
You know it well — the sinking feeling you experience when the photo you posted on Instagram receives less "likes" than you'd anticipated. Or your perfectly-worded tweet suffers a serious lack o...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 'Instacurity' PSA Wants To Help You Log Off Facebook
You know it well — the sinking feeling you experience when the photo you posted on Instagram receives less "likes" than you'd anticipated. Or your perfectly-worded tweet suffers a serious lack o...
08:11 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Google Play Books Come to New Zealand and Eight Asian Countries
Google has made Play Books available in New Zealand as well as eight Asian countries: Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.The move comes after the comp...
07:55 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable The Pros of Disconnecting From Your Tech
For most members of the connected generation, taking a hiatus from the Internet sounds like a nightmare, but not to Baratunde Thurston.The CEO of Cultivated Wit took a 25 day digital break f...
07:24 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Why Native Advertising is the Opposite of Porn
It's a do-over from the past 20 years of online advertising. It's a bold new path for brands and publishers. It's the hoary advertorial dressed up in 21st-century clothes.Native advertising is at leas...
06:57 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 10 Countries That Spend the Most on Digital Ads
Norway is home to digital advertisers that spend the most money per Internet user — $209 each, according to data from market-research company eMarketer.However, the U.S. doesn't fall far behind,...
06:28 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Social Media Aids Humanitarian Work in Syria
There's no obvious solution to the ongoing civil war in Syria that has an estimated death toll of 100,000 civilians and displaced more than 1 million citizens since 2011. In a country rampant with sec...
05:57 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable NBA Star's Dance-Off With South African Kid Will Warm Your Heart
Oooh! Kill 'em! As it turns out, NBA star Kyrie Irving doesn't just have super-slick moves on the court — he can dance, tooThe world discovered this on Tuesday, when the NBA posted the smile-ind...
05:29 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable A Spoon for People With Parkinson's Reduces Shaking by 70%
I have very clear memories from when I was a girl of my grandpa sitting at the table, hands fluttering wildly, struggling to get a spoonful from his plate to his mouth without making a mess. His Parki...
04:56 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Rookie Dispatches Twitter Troll, Restores Your Faith in Humanity
L.J. Hoes is a rookie for the Houston Astros, who you may know as the worst team in baseball and the squad that gave us the unbelievably hilarious butt-slide last week.Hoes — like football playe...
04:35 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable New York Creates 'Texting Zones' to Stop Car Accidents
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced "texting zones" to the state’s highways this week in order to prevent accidents caused by motorists who send text messages while driving.SEE ALSO: Texting-W...
04:15 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable NFL Will Show Instant Replays via Twitter
Twitter continues to add major partnerships ahead of its looming IPO, and it now has the world's most popular sports league on its teamThe NFL will now show instant replays via Twitter, reports Reuter...
03:53 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Is Goodreads' New Review Policy Censorship?
Just in time for Banned Books Week, the Internet's largest book-review site is hosting a meltdown over a new policy that many of its members feel is a blatant act of censorship.The problem that Goodre...
03:11 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Facebook, Google+ Prepare for National Bullying Prevention Month
"National Bullying Prevention Month," isn't until October, but social media sites are already gearing up for the conversationFacebook released a social media safety manual Wednesday to help parents, c...
02:42 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Why 'Clicktivism' Isn't a Dirty Word
Liba Rubenstein, Tumblr's director of outreach, has heard all of your complaints.She knows some people think online activism is lazy. She's aware that some believe what society does online is independ...
01:51 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Author Who Won't Teach 'Books by Women' Provokes Twitter Wrath
The online literary world is abuzz Wednesday with the naming of this year’s MacArthur "genius" fellows, but even on a day of writerly cheer, there's a bitter bookish argument to be had in the In...
01:40 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable FBI Releases Navy Yard Shooter Security Footage
The FBI shared details Wednesday of its investigation into the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard which occurred on Sept. 16.Though the investigation is not yet complete, the information is intended...
01:27 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Crazy-Detailed Analysis of 'Breaking Bad' Scene Will Hurt Your Brain
The epic series finale of Breaking Bad is nigh, and waiting to discover how the series will draw to a close is slowly wrenching a screwdriver through fans' minds. Will everyone die? Will everyone li...
01:11 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable How Mobile Phones Can Help Beat Malaria
What if mobile phones could help end a disease? And not just any disease — but malaria, one of the top three killers in the world, which infects nearly 3.5 billion people, roughly half of the wo...
01:04 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable You, Too, Can 3D Print a Robot
Robots are part of our everyday lives, but they're boring — relegated to menial jobs like scrubbing your floor, vacuuming it or just zig-zagging all over it. Sure, droid-like mechanical humans l...
12:56 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Rookie Dispatches Twitter Troll, Restores Your Faith in Humanity
L.J. Hoes is a rookie for the Houston Astros, who you may know as the worst team in baseball and the squad that gave us the unbelievably hilarious butt-slide last week.Hoes — like football playe...
12:38 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Aaron Paul Has a Need for Speed in New Movie Trailer
If you need an Aaron Paul fix before the upcoming finale of Breaking Bad, you can get it in this first trailer for Need for Speed.The movie is an adaption of the popular open-world driving franchise p...
12:15 am -04 - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable NFL Will Show Instant Replays via Twitter
Twitter continues to add major partnerships ahead of its looming IPO, and it now has the world's most popular sports league on its teamThe NFL will now show instant replays via Twitter, reports Reuter...
12:12 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable Google Adopts 7 New Tech Hubs in North America
Google is adopting a number of tech hubs across North America, and the locations may surprise youAs part of the company's two-year-old Google for Entrepreneurs effort to empower startups and their fou...
12:11 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable How Cities Are Using Big Data in Big Ways
New York City released more than 200 high-value data sets to the public on Monday — a way, in part, to provide more content for open-sourced mapping projects like OpenStreetMap. It's one of the...
12:11 am GMT - Thu, September 26, 2013
Mashable 5 Ways Cities Are Using Big Data
New York City released more than 200 high-value data sets to the public on Monday — a way, in part, to provide more content for open-sourced mapping projects like OpenStreetMap. It's one of the...
11:55 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable RealNetworks Fights for Web Eyeballs With Cloud Video Service
On Tuesday, RealNetworks unveiled its latest effort to transform the world of online video by announcing RealPlayer Cloud, a service that will allow users to share video across a wide range of platfor...
11:52 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The Yellow First-Down Line: An Oral History of a Game Changer
ESPN's Sunday Night Football broadcast on Sept. 27, 1998 — 15 years ago this week — featured an unremarkable matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals. But the game bears...
11:35 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 'Wizard of Oz' in 3D Puts You on the Yellow Brick Road
The Wizard of Oz may be 75 years old, but for the first time — and for only one week in theaters — you can feel what it's like to actually be inside Oz.Warner Bros. has brought the classic...
11:24 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Warby Parker Co-Founder: Glasses Can Empower Communities
Two glasses companies have a revolutionary idea: Spectacles should be cheap, and anyone who needs them should be able to have a pair.Warby Parker pitches its product to customers as stylish specs...
10:38 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Tina Fey Spoofs Nip-Slip in New 'SNL' Promo
Tina Fey is headed back to her old stomping grounds to host Saturday Night Live's season 39 premiere on Sept. 28. The promos for the comedian's episode just dropped and Fey bares it all — like ...
10:35 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Instagram Launches iOS 7 App
Instagram is now optimized for iOS 7.Version 4.2 of the app launched in the App Store on Wednesday, and it's designed specifically for the newest version of Apple’s mobile operating system.See a...
10:20 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable No More Bad Flashbacks: Scientists Find Gene That Erases Memories
The war veteran who recoils at the sound of a car backfiring and the recovering drug addict who feels a sudden need for their drug of choice when visiting old haunts have one thing in common: Both are...
10:05 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The Delicate Balance Between Internet Freedom and Big Data
As the world keeps going online, with more and more people getting connected, there's more and more data available to be mined. And this large datasets of so called big data can be mined to inform dec...
10:02 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Dwyane Wade, Kevin Durant Feud on Twitter Over Top 10 Diss
NBA Twitter is the most entertaining Twitter of all sports Twitters. For proof, look no further than one Earl Joseph Smith III.But the latest nugget of NBA Twitter gold comes via a beef between two of...
09:58 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Unveils Emergency Alert System
Twitter on Wednesday announced Twitter Alerts, a new system that enables public institutions and NGOs to send out emergency alerts via text message and push notifications in times of crisis. Users can...
09:44 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Pebble Smart Watch Headed to AT&T
Pebble is coming to AT&T.Already available at Best Buy stores and online, AT&T will be the exclusive mobile carrier to sell the device. The watch is expected to hit 500 of AT&T’s ret...
09:42 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Valve Announces 'Steam Machines' Gaming PCs for Your Living Room
In the second part of its cryptic announcement series, Valve Software announced it is creating its own hardware for living room gaming — called Steam Machines — and is asking 300 Steam use...
09:40 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable FBI Releases Navy Yard Shooter Security Footage
The FBI shared details Wednesday of its investigation into the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard which occurred on Sept. 16.Though the investigation is not yet complete, the information is intended...
09:27 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Crazy-Detailed Analysis of 'Breaking Bad' Scene Will Hurt Your Brain
The epic series finale of Breaking Bad is nigh, and waiting to discover how the series will draw to a close is slowly wrenching a screwdriver through fans' minds. Will everyone die? Will everyone li...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable New 'Angry Birds' Shows on the Way as Toons.TV Passes 1 Billion Views
Rovio announced it would be expanding its animation lineup after its online-only cartoon portal surpassed 1 billion views since its launch in March.Toons.TV is available through all Angry Birds games,...
09:15 pm -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable NFL Will Show Instant Replays via Twitter
Twitter continues to add major partnerships ahead of its looming IPO, and it now has the world's most popular sports league on its teamThe NFL will now show instant replays via Twitter, reports Reuter...
09:12 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Ted Cruz Said These Words Most During His 'Filibuster'
Sen. Ted Cruz just had a bonding experience with the English language.The Republican from Texas held the U.S. Senate floor for more than 21 hours straight, from about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday until Wednesday...
08:49 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Watch Ted Cruz Read 'Green Eggs and Ham' on Senate Floor
Dr. Seuss made an appearance on the Senate floor on Tuesday, thanks to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Cruz engaged in a 21-hour "filibuster" prior to a vote on a government spending bill which wou...
08:40 pm -05 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable FBI Releases Navy Yard Shooter Security Footage
The FBI shared details Wednesday of its investigation into the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard which occurred on Sept. 16.Though the investigation is not yet complete, the information is intended...
08:38 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Aaron Paul Has a Need for Speed in New Movie Trailer
If you need an Aaron Paul fix before the upcoming finale of Breaking Bad, you can get it in this first trailer for Need for Speed.The movie is an adaption of the popular open-world driving franchise p...
08:33 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Video Explains How to Hack Apple's Fingerprint Scanner
On Sunday, the Berlin-based Chaos Computer Club announced that one of its members, nicknamed Starbug, had successfully hacked the new Apple Touch ID fingerprint scannerAn unofficial fingerprint scanne...
08:11 pm -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Facebook, Google+ Prepare for National Bullying Prevention Month
"National Bullying Prevention Month," isn't until October, but social media sites are already gearing up for the conversationFacebook released a social media safety manual Wednesday to help parents, c...
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Google Opens Same-Day Delivery Service to Entire San Francisco Bay Area
Google's same-day delivery service is now available to anyone in the San Francisco Bay Area, from San Francisco to San Jose, the company announced Wednesday.The service, called Google Shopping Express...
08:01 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Fallon, Timberlake Stop Trying to Make Hashtags Happen
Reading comments on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook forces you to wade through the endless swamp of hashtags. The keywords may sometimes serve a purpose online — and we emphasize sometimes ̵...
08:01 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Fallon, Timberlake Try to Stop Making Hashtags Happen
Reading comments on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook forces you to wade through the endless swamp of hashtags. The keywords may sometimes serve a purpose online — and we emphasize sometimes ̵...
07:52 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The Yellow First-Down Line: An Oral History of a Game Changer
ESPN's Sunday Night Football broadcast on Sept. 27, 1998 — 15 years ago this week — featured an unremarkable matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals. But the game bears...
07:43 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Severe Thunderstorms Could Increase 40% by 2070
If you follow climate science at all, you’ve probably heard that a warming world is likely to generate more nasty weather and a lot more weather extremes, kind of like the extreme droughts and t...
07:38 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 'Necessary Errors' Is Our Next MashableReads Book
We concluded our second month of the MashableReads social book club this week with The Sound of Things Falling. Next up on our list is Necessary Errors by Caleb Crain.Necessary Errors is a coming-of-a...
07:10 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Study: Digital to Account for 1/4 of Global Ad Spending Next Year
Advertisers are spending big on digital and they're not slowing down. According to a forecast released by eMarketer and Starcom MediaVest on Wednesday, digital ad spending will increase 13% to $117.6 ...
07:04 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Ocean vs. Space: Which Is the True Final Frontier?
Space may be called "the final frontier," but anyone who has seen a picture of a goblin shark or a vampire squid will agree that the ocean can be downright alien. Both realms are ripe for exploration,...
06:50 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Sudan Suffers Complete Internet Blackout
Sudan seems to have cut itself off from the global Internet on Wednesday. The complete blackout, reportedly caused by the Sudanese government, was confirmed by Renesys, an Internet monitoring and rese...
06:37 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable YouTube Adds Background Music Library for Your Videos
The perfect soundtrack can really make a video come together, so YouTube is making it much easier to pick an audio backdrop for your footageYouTube launched an audio library on Wednesday, featuring mo...
06:30 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 12 Quotes That Prove Kermit the Frog Should Be Your Spirit Muppet
Jim Henson introduced the world to Kermit the Frog in 1955. The affable, kind, Muppet amphibian emulated Henson's spirit and led a gaggle of googly-eyed crazies to come together to make the world a ha...
06:24 pm -05 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Warby Parker Co-Founder: Glasses Can Empower Communities
Two glasses companies have a revolutionary idea: Spectacles should be cheap, and anyone who needs them should be able to have a pair.Warby Parker pitches its product to customers as stylish specs...
06:23 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The Motivation You Need to Get Through the Week
Somewhere inside you lies the ability to achieve true, unrivaled greatness. You just can't tell, because something much bigger and stronger is dragging you (and everyone else since the dawn of mankind...
06:20 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable No More Bad Flashbacks: Scientists Find Gene That Erases Memories
The war veteran who recoils at the sound of a car backfiring and the recovering drug addict who feels a sudden need for their drug of choice when visiting old haunts have one thing in common: Both are...
06:14 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 5 Facts You Didn't Know About Cereal
When the world lays you low, sometimes you just want to push a shovel full of tiny, milk-sopped marshmallows into your face. And that's ok.The sweet, crunchy goodness of modern breakfast cereal has ta...
06:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable How to Balance Internet Freedom and Big Data
As the world keeps going online, with more and more people getting connected, there's more and more data available to be mined. And this large datasets of so called big data can be mined to inform dec...
06:05 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The Delicate Balance Between Internet Freedom and Big Data
As the world keeps going online, with more and more people getting connected, there's more and more data available to be mined. And this large datasets of so called big data can be mined to inform dec...
06:02 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Dwyane Wade, Kevin Durant Feud on Twitter Over Top 10 Diss
NBA Twitter is the most entertaining Twitter of all sports Twitters. For proof, look no further than one Earl Joseph Smith III.But the latest nugget of NBA Twitter gold comes via a beef between two of...
05:58 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Unveils Emergency Alert System
Twitter on Wednesday announced Twitter Alerts, a new system that enables public institutions and NGOs to send out emergency alerts via text message and push notifications in times of crisis. Users can...
05:51 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Amazon's Powerful New Kindle Fires 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...
05:35 pm -05 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Instagram Launches iOS 7 App
Instagram is now optimized for iOS 7.Version 4.2 of the app launched in the App Store on Wednesday, and it's designed specifically for the newest version of Apple’s mobile operating system.See a...
05:27 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Samsung Announces Gold Galaxy S4
Do you like the gold iPhone 5S, but can't bear to give up your Android? Perhaps Samsung's gold Galaxy S4 will tickle your fancySee also: 10 Best Cross-Platform Multiplayer Mobile GamesSamsung Arabia r...
05:21 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 'China's YouTube' Stands Up for Social Good
Sometimes, Li Hao feels like Spiderman.The vice president of 56.com, a Chinese video website similar to YouTube, said that he uses the motto "with great power comes great responsibility" as his attitu...
05:05 pm -05 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable How to Balance Internet Freedom and Big Data
As the world keeps going online, with more and more people getting connected, there's more and more data available to be mined. And this large datasets of so called big data can be mined to inform dec...
04:55 pm -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable RealNetworks Fights for Web Eyeballs With Cloud Video Service
On Tuesday, RealNetworks unveiled its latest effort to transform the world of online video by announcing RealPlayer Cloud, a service that will allow users to share video across a wide range of platfor...
04:52 pm -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The Yellow First-Down Line: An Oral History of a Game Changer
ESPN's Sunday Night Football broadcast on Sept. 27, 1998 — 15 years ago this week — featured an unremarkable matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals. But the game bears...
04:35 pm -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 'Wizard of Oz' in 3D Puts You on the Yellow Brick Road
The Wizard of Oz may be 75 years old, but for the first time — and for only one week in theaters — you can feel what it's like to actually be inside Oz.Warner Bros. has brought the classic...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Comedians Predict 12 Worst 'Breaking Bad' Endings
The final episode of Breaking Bad is just days away — and the closer we get to it, the more ridiculous people's predictions become for how it's all going to end.We asked comedians on Twitter to ...
04:26 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Richard Branson: Commercial Space Travel Is Coming in 2014
You may be able to go to space as early as next year.That's according to Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire serial entrepreneur who is also the founder of Virgin Galactic, the company that plans to ...
04:12 pm -05 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Ted Cruz Said These Words Most During His 'Filibuster'
Sen. Ted Cruz just had a bonding experience with the English language.The Republican from Texas held the U.S. Senate floor for more than 21 hours straight, from about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday until Wednesday...
04:02 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The 6 Best Tools for Making Memes
Love them, hate them or flat out don't understand them at all, memes are here to stay — at least for the foreseeable future. Immortalized on Reddit, the most popular memes spread through the web...
03:40 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Follow This Bride On a Photographic Adventure Around The World
When Jeff and Jennifer Salvage chose to get married, they wanted to be sure their wedding photos would be unforgettable. Little did they know that those photos would inspire a series titled "One Dress...
03:40 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Follow This Bride On a Beautiful Adventure Around The World
When Jeff and Jennifer Salvage chose to get married, they wanted to be sure their wedding photos would be unforgettable. Little did they know that those photos would inspire a series titled "One Dress...
03:13 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Is It Cool to Work for Yahoo Now?
These days, the 12th floor of Yahoo's midtown Manhattan office could easily pass for that of a young tech startup.There, roughly 35 mobile engineers work in small, circular clusters arranged in a spac...
03:04 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools
Mind mapping is the process of using visual diagrams to show the relationships between ideas or information. Its popular uses include project planning, collecting and organizing thoughts, brainstormin...
02:58 pm -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Unveils Emergency Alert System
Twitter on Wednesday announced Twitter Alerts, a new system that enables public institutions and NGOs to send out emergency alerts via text message and push notifications in times of crisis. Users can...
02:23 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The Motivation You Need to Get Through the Week
Somewhere inside you lies the ability to achieve true, unrivaled greatness. You just can't tell, because something much bigger and stronger is dragging you (and everyone else since the dawn of mankind...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable What to Remove First When Your Phone Storage Is Full
With the iOS 7 upgrade requiring 3.1GB of free space on your iPhone, you may find yourself making some tough choices about what to purge from your device. You've painstakingly built up a stellar colle...
01:32 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable See Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Stephen Merchant In a Lip Sync-Off Battle
During the last episode of the Late Night Show with Jimmy Fallon, the host, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Stephen Merchant engaged in an epic lip sync-off battle.A lip sync-off, as explained by Fallon, is ...
12:30 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Comedians Predict 12 Worst 'Breaking Bad' Endings
The final episode of Breaking Bad is just days away — and the closer we get to it, the more ridiculous people's predictions become for how it's all going to end.We asked comedians on Twitter to ...
12:13 pm GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Roku Gets New Lineup of Streaming Players and More Channels
Roku has updated its product line with three new streaming devices aimed at users who want a great connected video player at an affordable price.Back in March, Roku launched the Roku 3, its most power...
12:02 pm -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable The 6 Best Tools for Making Memes
Love them, hate them or flat out don't understand them at all, memes are here to stay — at least for the foreseeable future. Immortalized on Reddit, the most popular memes spread through the web...
11:38 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Samsung to Unveil Smartphone With Curved Screen in October
Samsung plans to launch a smartphone with a curved screen in October, the company has announcedSamsung's mobile business head of strategic marketing D.J. Lee announced the move during the Galaxy Note ...
11:30 am -05 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Comedians Predict 12 Worst 'Breaking Bad' Endings
The final episode of Breaking Bad is just days away — and the closer we get to it, the more ridiculous people's predictions become for how it's all going to end.We asked comedians on Twitter to ...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable How 'The New Yorker' Cover Became Twitter Gold
The first really talked-about New Yorker cover came nearly 70 years after the magazine’s founding. In 1992, when Tina Brown took over as the fourth editor in its history, she broke a long-standi...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable School District Starts Monitoring Students' Social Media Behavior
One California school district has decided to start monitoring not only what students do while they’re at school, but also what they do on social media while they’re at home.The Glendale U...
08:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Bezos Seeks to Delight with Amazon May Day, 24-7 Tablet Support
When Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said he wanted to show me a new feature called “May Day,” I instantly imagined some sort of panic button and, in a way, that’s precisely what i...
08:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: Why Is This Man Smiling?
Jeff Bezos is in a good mood. His day will likely resemble a gauntlet, with dozens of tech journalists marching into Amazon headquarters three at a time to hear him repeat details of the three new Fir...
08:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Amazon’s New Kindle Fire HDX Tablets Pack in Power and Pixels
By most measures, Amazon Kindle Fires are the most successful Android tablets on the market. Now, with the introduction of three new models, it’s quite likely the company will only tighten its g...
07:01 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Google Seeks Protection to Copy Books Without Permission
Google Inc., owner of the world’s largest search engine, tried to persuade a judge that digitally copying millions of books for online searches without authors’ permission is protected by ...
07:00 am -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable What to Remove First When Your Phone Storage Is Full
With the iOS 7 upgrade requiring 3.1GB of free space on your iPhone, you may find yourself making some tough choices about what to purge from your device. You've painstakingly built up a stellar colle...
06:28 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable NASA Astronaut to Discuss 'Orbital Perspective' in Google+ Hangout
Ron Garan knows a thing or two about orbital perspective. The NASA astronaut has traveled 71,075,867 miles in 2,842 orbits around the Earth and completed a six-month stay aboard the International Spac...
05:13 am -07 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Roku Gets New Lineup of Streaming Players and More Channels
Roku has updated its product line with three new streaming devices aimed at users who want a great connected video player at an affordable price.Back in March, Roku launched the Roku 3, its most power...
05:02 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S, 5C Drop Tests Reveal True Value of Apple's New Cases
The various smartphones we tether ourselves to often feel a bit like magic given all the things they can do. But the fragility of some can quickly break the spell and remind us that these are actually...
04:25 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Equality Everywhere: Coming Out in the Digital Age
Digital and social media can turn the very personal journey of coming out into a very public process. Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter provide platforms for LGBT youth to tell their storie...
04:00 am -04 - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Amazon’s New Kindle Fire HDX Tablets Pack in Power and Pixels
By most measures, Amazon Kindle Fires are the most successful Android tablets on the market. Now, with the introduction of three new models, it’s quite likely the company will only tighten its g...
03:56 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Why One GOP Veteran Thought Obama Got Extra Twitter Characters
Many Republicans believe that President Obama gets a free pass from the media — so it stands to reason he might get special treatment from social media too.At least, that seems to have been the ...
03:41 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Hands On With Enfojer: How I Developed My First iPhone Photo
Photo development is, for most, a lost art. In the era of digital photography and big LCD screens, physical photos are a thing of the past, and developing your own photos is a task akin to printing yo...
03:11 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Explains Her 'Vogue' Photo Shoot
Marissa Mayer took the stage with talk show host Charlie Rose at IAB's Advertising Week conference on Tuesday to discuss her strategy for Yahoo (key word: "mobile"). Toward the end, the talk turned to...
02:46 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable ABC Launches 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Companion Web Series
Action-adventure drama series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres Tuesday night on ABC. Hours before the debut, ABC unveiled a weekly companion web series that will explore the "mythology, lore ...
02:37 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter Update Sends Follow Suggestions via Mobile Alerts
Twitter will more actively share personalized recommendations about which accounts users should follow, the company announced Tuesday. Users will now receive push notifications through Twitter's mobil...
02:15 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Best Ideas for #2030NOW
The annual Social Good Summit continued Monday in New York City. The conversation extended beyond New York to over 120 Meetups around the world, as well as online using the hashtag #2030Now.This year,...
01:53 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Beyond Kinect: Is This Controller the Future of Gaming?
If the Oculus Rift is the future virtual reality, then the STEM motion controller is the key to making it an immersive playground.The STEM motion controller is a wireless, modular system able to detec...
01:19 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 'Twitter the Musical' Is 140 Characters of Song
The creators of "Facebook the Musical" are at it again.The AVbyte Brothers pay tribute to another social network — Twitter, this time — with a catchy, social media-inspired songSee also: 1...
01:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable 12 Things Cory and Shawn Taught Us About True Love
For the 20th anniversary of Boy Meets World, we decided to pay tribute to the show's truest romance: Cory and ShawnYes, Cory was pretty cute with Topanga, but this bromance definitely has the most to ...
12:57 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable New California Law Lets Teens Press 'Eraser Button' Online
It's hard to erase the stain of embarrassing social media posts once they've hit the web. For minors in California, however, the task just became a little bit easier.Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill int...
12:36 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable China Will Unblock Facebook and Twitter in Free Trade Zone
China’s ambitious Shanghai Free Trade Zone is designed to welcome foreign investment and open an attractive yuan-denominated financial sector to the rest of the world. But it’s hard to boa...
12:18 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Microsoft's Dramatic Video Uses Abstract Art to Showcase Surface 2
When Microsoft Corporate Vice President Panos Panay presented the new Surface 2 to the public on Monday, he was beaming with pride. Based on the device's new specs, which include a 25% increase in bat...
12:04 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable This Gadget Is a Handheld "Power Plant"
If you're frustrated with the poor battery life of your devices, and you're always hauling cords around to charge everything, Nectar could be your solution. Developed by the team at Lilliput...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable How HRC's Marriage Equality Campaign Put People First
The numbers behind the Human Rights Campaign's viral red marriage equality campaign are impressive.In March, during the Supreme Court's two hearings on same sex marriage, HRC inspired a 120% increase ...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11: A Little Engine That Could Use an Upgrade
With the school season afloat and far too many enjoying the blessings of financial aid, living at home or starting their own ramen-only records, buying a computer isn't exactly at the top of the prior...
12:00 am GMT - Wed, September 25, 2013
Mashable Should You Apply for a Job You’re Not Qualified For?
You’re scanning the career sites online and come across your ultimate dream job. It’s perfect, and you want it. Bad.But wait — they’re looking for someone with 10+ years experi...
11:52 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto V' Soundtrack Blasts Onto iTunes
Rockstar Games made music from blockbuster Grand Theft Auto V available on iTunes on Tuesday. The three-album set features music licensed by the game and an original scoreThe music of the Grand Theft ...
11:50 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Thrillist: From a Simple Newsletter to a $100 Million Media Empire
It was fall 2005, and Ben Lerer and Adam Rich, both semi-recent graduates of the University of Pennsylvania, were ready to send out the first installment of their email newsletter, a New York City gui...
11:50 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Thrillist: From a Simple Newsletter to $80 Million in Revenue
It was fall 2005, and Ben Lerer and Adam Rich, both semi-recent graduates of the University of Pennsylvania, were ready to send out the first installment of their email newsletter, a New York City gui...
11:47 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Jeff Daniels Teases 'Dumb and Dumber' Sequel After Emmy Win
Fresh off winning the Emmy for best actor in a drama Sunday, The Newsroom's Jeff Daniels teased a project of enormous nostalgic proportions — the sequel to 1994's Dumb and Dumber. On Twitter, Da...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable AIDS Activists Say Epidemic's Defeat Is Within Reach
AIDS, the epidemic that has ended 35 million lives and infected twice that number, may meet its own end within the lifetime of most people reading this article, experts say."This isn't anymore about g...
11:18 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus '23' Video Is an NSFW Michael Jordan Tribute
Another week, another Miley Cyrus music video. This time it's for her song "23," from record producer Mike Will Made It, featuring Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa. The video and song pay tribute to basketball...
11:18 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus '23' Video Is a NSFW Michael Jordan Tribute
Another week, another Miley Cyrus music video. This time it's for her song "23," from record producer Mike Will Made It, featuring Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa. The video and song pay tribute to basketball...
11:15 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable StumbleUpon Makes First Acquisition: Video Discovery Service 5by
StumbleUpon has acquired 5by, a video discovery service, for an undisclosed sum. This is StumbleUpon's first acquisition since the web discovery company was founded in 20015by launched earlier this ye...
11:05 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Obama: I Quit Smoking Because I'm Scared of My Wife
Barack Obama may have kicked his smoking habit, but turns out that he didn't do it for health or PR reasons — POTUS quit because he was scared of MichelleSee also: 10 Behind-the-Scenes Obama Pho...
11:01 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Finally, YouTube Upgrades Its Comments
The comments under YouTube videos are not exactly renowned as a location for rigorous intellectual debate, and chances are they never will be. But the Google-owned video service is now taking steps to...
10:46 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable ABC Launches 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Companion Web Series
Action-adventure drama series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres Tuesday night on ABC. Hours before the debut, ABC unveiled a weekly companion web series that will explore the "mythology, lore ...
10:41 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 15 Black-and-White Photographs That Awaken Different Moods
For this week's round of the Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we asked you to take color out of the picture and show us your best black and white photographs. We received more than 700 amazing s...
10:27 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Bogotá Is Becoming South America's Premier Tech Hub
Whatever the future is for cities, one thing is certain — successful cities will be defined by their ability to attract tech companies.There appears to be little argument that this is the future...
09:58 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable India's Political Parties Offer Subsidized Mobile Phones for Votes
India, the world’s largest democracy, will go to polls next year as it struggles to remedy a faltering economy and rising social unrest. What better time for the country’s 1,400-plus regis...
09:42 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Not Just Killing Machines: Drones Can Save Lives, Too
Drones have certainly developed a bad reputation of late. The unmanned aircraft have become known for their potential to take life. But if used properly, drones can save lives.Surveillance and transpo...
09:21 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates, Bill Clinton Pose for Prestigious Selfie
President Bill Clinton and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates met up at the Clinton Global Initiative this week and quickly jumped on the selfie bandwagonGates tweeted out the history-making photo Monday...
09:07 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Horse_ebooks Is Fake, and Everything You Know Is a Lie
The Internet's favorite equine spammer Horse_ebooks left users in wonder for years with its cryptic fragments of text. Yet the widely-followed account has, along with most viral phenomenons and memes ...
09:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 12 Things Cory and Shawn Taught Us About True Love
For the 20th anniversary of Boy Meets World, we decided to pay tribute to the show's truest romance: Cory and ShawnYes, Cory was pretty cute with Topanga, but this bromance definitely has the most to ...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Cell Phone Users Over Age 65 Are 1/3 as Likely to Send Texts
Commercials portraying grandparents using phones and tablets to Skype with their grandkids may be deceptive — in reality, only 3% of cell phone users over the age of 65 use their smartphones to ...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Send Your Experiment to Space With ArduLab
Shoot your very own experiment into space with ArduLab, a ready-for-research container that uses open source Arduino programming and is intended for microgravity research.ArduLab officially ...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Line Messaging App Update Adds Video Calling, iOS 7 Support
Line, the popular messaging app developed by Japan’s Naver, has just received a new update that adds several major features.First off, the update adds support for video calls. Finally, after wha...
08:56 pm -07 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Why One GOP Veteran Thought Obama Got Extra Twitter Characters
Many Republicans believe that President Obama gets a free pass from the media — so it stands to reason he might get special treatment from social media too.At least, that seems to have been the ...
08:53 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Bring Down the Death Star in 'Trench Run' Virtual Reality Game
If you've ever fantasized about playing Luke Skywalker and saving the galaxy from the Empire, you're in luck. You can have the next best thing, thanks to virtual realityIn a demo game for the Oculus R...
08:36 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable China Will Unblock Facebook and Twitter in Free Trade Zone
China’s ambitious Shanghai Free Trade Zone is designed to welcome foreign investment and open an attractive yuan-denominated financial sector to the rest of the world. But it’s hard to boa...
08:34 pm +05 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable How to Create Tilt-Shift in Photoshop
There's something about tiny things that is just inherently fascinatingTilt-shift photography is a great example of how making large, real-life objects look miniature can create beautiful art.Tilt-shi...
08:08 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Causes' Relaunches as Social Network for Civically Engaged
Causes will be reincarnated as a social network defined outside of the Facebook ecosystem, where it started in 2007 as one of the social network's 10 original appsThe platform launched the Supporter N...
08:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable This Gadget Is a Handheld "Power Plant"
If you're frustrated with the poor battery life of your devices, and you're always hauling cords around to charge everything, Nectar could be your solution. Developed by the team at Lilliput...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable How HRC's Marriage Equality Campaign Put People First
The numbers behind the Human Rights Campaign's viral red marriage equality campaign are impressive.In March, during the Supreme Court's two hearings on same sex marriage, HRC inspired a 120% increase ...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11: A Little Engine That Could Use an Upgrade
With the school season afloat and far too many enjoying the blessings of financial aid, living at home or starting their own ramen-only records, buying a computer isn't exactly at the top of the prior...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Meet the Homeless 'Journeyman Hacker' Live via Hangout
When a programmer from New York City offered coding lessons to a homeless man he described as a "genius," the Internet reacted with a mixture of support and criticism. Now, for the first time, we have...
08:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Update Expands Your Article Pins
Pinterest is expanding its set of "rich pins" to include more details about pinned articles, the company announced Tuesday. Now, when users pin a story or article to a board, the pin will also contain...
08:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Should You Apply for a Job You’re Not Qualified For?
You’re scanning the career sites online and come across your ultimate dream job. It’s perfect, and you want it. Bad.But wait — they’re looking for someone with 10+ years experi...
07:59 pm +05 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 8 Animals That Are Too Smart For Their Own Good
Animals pack a lot more smarts into their feathered and furry noggins than us humans give them credit forWhether they're picking up basic skills, like opening a door, or taking on more advanced tasks,...
07:55 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Can Shock Value Help to End Disease?
The video is hard to watch. Worms slither inside people's skin and crawl inside their nostrils. A woman's eyes are glazed from a disease called river blindness. The images are gut-wrenching. But can t...
07:52 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto V' Soundtrack Blasts Onto iTunes
Rockstar Games made music from blockbuster Grand Theft Auto V available on iTunes on Tuesday. The three-album set features music licensed by the game and an original scoreThe music of the Grand Theft ...
07:47 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Jeff Daniels Teases 'Dumb and Dumber' Sequel After Emmy Win
Fresh off winning the Emmy for best actor in a drama Sunday, The Newsroom's Jeff Daniels teased a project of enormous nostalgic proportions — the sequel to 1994's Dumb and Dumber. On Twitter, Da...
07:42 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Google: 'Rare' Network Failure Triggered Gmail Delays
Google announced on Tuesday that a "rare" network failure is responsible for the long email delays experienced earlier this week by many Gmail users.Google, which apologized to users for the unexpecte...
07:30 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable AIDS Activists Say Epidemic's Defeat Is Within Reach
AIDS, the epidemic that has ended 35 million lives and infected twice that number, may meet its own end within the lifetime of most people reading this article, experts say."This isn't anymore about g...
07:18 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus '23' Video Is a NSFW Michael Jordan Tribute
Another week, another Miley Cyrus music video. This time it's for her song "23," from record producer Mike Will Made It, featuring Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa. The video and song pay tribute to basketball...
07:16 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable PayPal Breaks Into Small-Business Lending
Since bank lending to small business dried up in the aftermath of the financial crisis, a wealth of financing flavors for Main Street merchants has emerged. There are merchant cash advances, peer-to-p...
07:07 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable PBS YouTube Series Demystifies the Meme Creation Process
PBS Digital Studios, the creators of the inspirational Mister Rogers "Sing Together" remix, is set to debut a new series called The Art Assignment in early 2014. The show aims to "demystify the art ma...
07:00 pm -05 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11: A Little Engine That Could Use an Upgrade
With the school season afloat and far too many enjoying the blessings of financial aid, living at home or starting their own ramen-only records, buying a computer isn't exactly at the top of the prior...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Abercrombie & Fitch Covers Ylvis' 'The Fox'
If you watched Ylvis' "The Fox" and thought, "This would be better if it featured buff guys with hairless chests," then this is the video for you.Abercrombie & Fitch employed its army of male mode...
06:52 pm -05 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto V' Soundtrack Blasts Onto iTunes
Rockstar Games made music from blockbuster Grand Theft Auto V available on iTunes on Tuesday. The three-album set features music licensed by the game and an original scoreThe music of the Grand Theft ...
06:51 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Nissan Lands Exclusive Rights for iTunes Radio in Cars
If you want to access iTunes Radio in your car, you'll have to buy a Nissan.The car manufacturer announced the first partnership with Apple's iTunes Radio on Tuesday, bringing the Internet streaming p...
06:47 pm -05 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Jeff Daniels Teases 'Dumb and Dumber' Sequel After Emmy Win
Fresh off winning the Emmy for best actor in a drama Sunday, The Newsroom's Jeff Daniels teased a project of enormous nostalgic proportions — the sequel to 1994's Dumb and Dumber. On Twitter, Da...
06:31 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 10 Moving Quotes From Day 2 of Social Good Summit
It's not often that you hear from former United States Vice President Al Gore, girls' education advocate Malala Yousafzai and Gates Foundation co-chair Melinda Gates on the same day, much less from th...
06:27 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Bogotá Is Becoming South America's Premier Tech Hub
Whatever the future is for cities, one thing is certain — successful cities will be defined by their ability to attract tech companies.There appears to be little argument that this is the future...
06:19 pm -07 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Twitter the Musical' Is 140 Characters of Song
The creators of "Facebook the Musical" are at it again.The AVbyte Brothers pay tribute to another social network — Twitter, this time — with a catchy, social media-inspired songSee also: 1...
06:16 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable USA Gives 'Modern Family' First-Class Digital Treatment
The hit comedy Modern Family will make its USA debut on Tuesday, and the network is giving the acquired series the full digital treatment.Modern Family is a big deal for USA; with it, the network is h...
06:07 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Who's Tweeting for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani?
President Hassan Rouhani will attend the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York on Tuesday to discuss Iran's nuclear development program, and his English Twitter account is already fi...
05:57 pm -07 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable New California Law Lets Teens Press 'Eraser Button' Online
It's hard to erase the stain of embarrassing social media posts once they've hit the web. For minors in California, however, the task just became a little bit easier.Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill int...
05:51 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Report: Twitter Will List on New York Stock Exchange
It looks like Facebook's IPO debacle may cost the Nasdaq one of the most notable tech IPOs of the yearTheStreet reports hearing from multiple sources close to the situation that Twitter will list on t...
05:42 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Not Just Killing Machines: Drones Can Save Lives, Too
Drones have certainly developed a bad reputation of late. The unmanned aircraft have become known for their potential to take life. But if used properly, drones can save lives.Surveillance and transpo...
05:35 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Microsoft's New Surface Tablets 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...
05:21 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Bill Gates, Bill Clinton Pose for Prestigious Selfie
President Bill Clinton and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates met up at the Clinton Global Initiative this week and quickly jumped on the selfie bandwagonGates tweeted out the history-making photo Monday...
05:19 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Taliban Victim Malala Yousafzai Rallies for Girls' Education
Few bloggers have to think about the real-world consequences of their writing. Malala Yousafzai — the 16-year-old blogger from Pakistan who was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way home fr...
05:03 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 9 Lifelogging Apps to Log Personal Data
Think about when you're out with friends, and someone says, "We come here all the time." Or you look at the clock before bed and think to yourself, "This is the earliest I've gone to bed all week!" Or...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Cell Phone Users Over Age 65 Are 1/3 as Likely to Send Texts
Commercials portraying grandparents using phones and tablets to Skype with their grandkids may be deceptive — in reality, only 3% of cell phone users over the age of 65 use their smartphones to ...
04:52 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Apple Updates iMac With New Intel Processors, Graphics
Apple has updated its entire iMac line of products with Intel's latest quad-core processors, new graphics, next-gen Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storageThe 21.5-inch iMac now starts with a 2.7GHz, quad...
04:39 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Video Game Shows a World Without Resources
Recharge, a video game created by rock group Linkin Park and Kuuluu Interactive Entertainment, aims to teach players about the dangers of a world without natural resources and the importance of s...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 17 Killer 'Breaking Bad' Props You Can Own
The greatest bidding war in TV junkie history will begin on Sunday, Sept. 29, the day of Breaking Bad's series finale. At high noon west coast time (3 p.m. EST), prop-auctioning service ScreenBid ope...
04:21 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable iSketchnote Makes Digitized Copy of Work on Paper
With the use of laptops and cell phones, it's rare nowadays to see someone actually pull out a pen and paper. But a new technology merges the traditional mode of writing and sketching with the technol...
04:02 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable How to Follow Facebook Across Social Media
If your interest in Facebook goes beyond casual curiosity, or you have a niche interest in certain aspects of Facebook's activity, you may find it useful to discover where you can follow all of the so...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Meet the Homeless 'Journeyman Hacker' Live via Hangout
When a programmer from New York City offered coding lessons to a homeless man he described as a "genius," the Internet reacted with a mixture of support and criticism. Now, for the first time, we have...
04:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Update Expands Your Article Pins
Pinterest is expanding its set of "rich pins" to include more details about pinned articles, the company announced Tuesday. Now, when users pin a story or article to a board, the pin will also contain...
03:28 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Lab Rats' Web Series Tests Dog Collars on Humans
What's the most humane way to test a dog collar? On a human, of course.Created by Daniel Nayeri and Brendan Choisnet of Plywood Pictures, the webisodes follow a lab tech (played by Elyse Brandau) at a...
03:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable PayPal Breaks Into Small-Business Lending
Since bank lending to small business dried up in the aftermath of the financial crisis, a wealth of financing flavors for Main Street merchants has emerged. There are merchant cash advances, peer-to-p...
03:04 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable How to Create Tilt-Shift in Photoshop
There's something about tiny things that is just inherently fascinatingTilt-shift photography is a great example of how making large, real-life objects look miniature can create beautiful art.Tilt-shi...
02:50 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable How J.J. Abrams Uses Entertainment to Drive Awareness
When J.J. Abrams started work on his latest television series, Revolution, he wasn’t aware that one in five people still live without electricity. But he knows nowThe director of Star Trek: Into...
02:29 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 8 Animals That Are Too Smart For Their Own Good
Animals pack a lot more smarts into their feathered and furry noggins than us humans give them credit forWhether they're picking up basic skills, like opening a door, or taking on more advanced tasks,...
02:16 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable USA Gives 'Modern Family' First-Class Digital Treatment
The hit comedy Modern Family will make its USA debut on Tuesday, and the network is giving the acquired series the full digital treatment.Modern Family is a big deal for USA; with it, the network is h...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 20% of Americans Can't Access Facebook at Work
American employers who block websites in an attempt to boost productivity at work are most likely to start with Facebook. One in five Americans can't access the social media site while at workTwitter ...
01:19 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Taliban Victim Malala Yousafzai Rallies for Girls' Education
Few bloggers have to think about the real-world consequences of their writing. Malala Yousafzai — the 16-year-old blogger from Pakistan who was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way home fr...
01:03 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 9 Lifelogging Apps to Log Personal Data
Think about when you're out with friends, and someone says, "We come here all the time." Or you look at the clock before bed and think to yourself, "This is the earliest I've gone to bed all week!" Or...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 9 Manufacturers Doing It Right on Twitter
Manufacturing has long been associated with orange vests, factory conveyor lines and big machinery. Most people are oblivious to the industry’s wide-casting net of sectors, jobs and companies th...
12:39 pm -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Video Game Shows a World Without Resources
Recharge, a video game created by rock group Linkin Park and Kuuluu Interactive Entertainment, aims to teach players about the dangers of a world without natural resources and the importance of s...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Startup Helps Big Brands Engage With China
Expanding into new territory can be as difficult for brands as it once was for invading armies. If you don't know and respect the language, land and culture, then you have no chance to keep it.Kawo...
11:57 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Samsung and LG End Display Technology Patent Dispute
Samsung and LG have agreed to end their dispute over display technology patents which went on for a year, with lawsuits being thrown from both sidesSamsung sued LG in December 2012, accusing the compa...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Iraq's Only Known Billionaire Brought in Wireless, Hires Women
Faruk Mustafa Rasool first saw a mobile phone in 1998 while he was lying in a London hospital bed recovering from quadruple heart bypass surgery. Ignoring his doctors’ advice to rest, he started...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable This Father-Daughter Duet Is Cute, But Where Are the Fireworks?
Awww, this is so cu — wait, was that a firework?When his daughter couldn't fall asleep, YouTuber Benjamin J. Ames brought out his camera and ukelele to try and serenade her into slumber.See also...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Usain Bolt Crashes Paris Wedding With Amazing Instagram Pic
Let's say you're getting married in Paris when you spot Usain Bolt, one of the world's coolest athletes, just strolling along and minding his own business. Do you: (A) Ignore him and get on with your ...
08:10 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable An Open Letter to Science...
Dear Science,This is not an easy letter to write. You know I love you very much, and I've always been a huge fan of yours. But this is getting ridiculous, Science. It's 2013.I want you to know that I ...
08:00 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Ferrari of Space' Doomed: Satellite Will Fall From Space in October
A European satellite is facing a fiery doom next month, when it is expected to begin falling from space to end a successful mission to map Earth's gravity. The spacecraft runs out of fuel in October, ...
07:53 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Hands On With the Microsoft Surface Pro 2
Between the Surface Pro 2 and its ARM-based cousin, the Surface 2, the Pro has the most meaningful upgrade: much better battery life. Other than that important spec, though, it hasn't changed much fro...
07:30 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable 'Wrecking Ball' Puppy Parody Could Start Cuteness War
We know what you're thinking, and yes, it turns out that we do need another parody of Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball." Especially when that parody happens to star a sweet little puppy who just wants to c...
07:00 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Luggage Jacket Helps Travelers Avoid Airlines’ Baggage Fees
Paying for an additional piece of luggage is something we all want to avoid. Airlines have been on a constant hunt to make a dent in our travel budgets. With U.S. airlines such as Spirit and Frontier ...
06:45 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable The Strange Saga of an NFL Alum's Quest for Online Justice
Attention: The following tale involves alleged acts of vandalism and legal threats, an online campaign and one former NFL offensive lineman. It's a remarkably strange story of partying, retribution an...
06:30 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Insane One-Handed Catch Was This Weekend's Best Football Highlight
Maybe you missed Saturday's college football action. Maybe you were actually outside doing stuff. Imagine thatFear not, football-deprived sports fan — we've got the weekend's very best play for ...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable This Father-Daughter Duet Is Cute, But Where Are the Fireworks?
Awww, this is so cu — wait, was that a firework?When his daughter couldn't fall asleep, YouTuber Benjamin J. Ames brought out his camera and ukelele to try and serenade her into slumber.See also...
06:00 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Online Gallery Showcases Latino Artists You Won't See IRL
While a number of sites let users browse through and buy art from iconic and emerging artists, one in particular is developing a new, niche relationship between the Internet and the art world. Signali...
05:25 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Even Adrian Peterson's Daughter Disrespects the Cleveland Browns
The Cleveland Browns, it seems, are even a laughingstock when they winDays after trading running back Trent Richardson to the chagrin of their downtrodden-yet-loyal fan base, the Browns pulled off a s...
05:00 am -04 - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Usain Bolt Crashes Paris Wedding With Amazing Instagram Pic
Let's say you're getting married in Paris when you spot Usain Bolt, one of the world's coolest athletes, just strolling along and minding his own business. Do you: (A) Ignore him and get on with your ...
04:59 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Teen Cancer Researcher: 'Science Shouldn't Be a Luxury'
The 15-year-old who changed the way we diagnosed cancer is now a 16-year-old with a new mission.Jack Andraka, who developed a better test for pancreatic cancer, wants to make knowledge a basic human r...
04:46 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Football Player Jake Butt Tackles Name-Haters Head On
Jake Butt is over 6 feet tall and 237 pounds of pure muscle. He's a freshman playing a key role for a top-20 football team in the Michigan Wolverines. And he's got a very bright future to look forward...
04:16 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Twitter Seeks $1 Billion Line of Credit, Report Says
Twitter is reportedly seeking a line of credit between $500 million and $1 billion leading up to the company's IPO, according to the New York Post. The tactic is similar to one used by Facebook during...
04:16 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Report: Twitter Seeks $1 Billion Line of Credit
Twitter is reportedly seeking a line of credit between $500 million and $1 billion leading up to the company's IPO, according to the New York Post. The tactic is similar to one used by Facebook during...
03:44 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Teen Attempting Record Trek to South Pole for Climate Change
If you want to get the world's attention, walking and skiing to the South Pole in record time before your 20th birthday might do the trick. That's 19-year-old Parker Liautaud's planLiautaud will ventu...
03:05 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable The 13 Types of Fantasy Football Player
Love 'em or hate 'em, these 13 people can be found in almost any fantasy football leagueThere's the guy or gal who who takes things way too seriously, talking real-world trash at the slightest opportu...
03:03 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Twitter Inks Largest Partnership to Date With CBS
Twitter added its largest Amplify partnership to date on Monday, bringing CBS into the fold as part of its program to bring additional video content to Twitter streams in real-time. The partnership w...
02:43 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Melinda Gates: Technology Now Has the Power to Move People
In the early 1990s, Melinda Gates recalls when she and her husband Bill were moved by child mortality figures. In the 1960s, some 20 million children died each year. The number has significantly reduc...
02:32 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Is BlackBerry Done?
"The rate of innovation is so high in our industry that if you don’t innovate at that speed you can be replaced pretty quickly." That was BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins back in March. Heins was d...
02:30 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable New Netflix App Keeps 'Breaking Bad' Spoilers Off Twitter
If you miss the series finale of "Breaking Bad" and don't want to see spoilers on Twitter, Netflix has you covered.The company introduced a new Twitter app called Spoiler Foiler, which blocks spoilers...
02:08 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Floyd Mayweather Wins $200K on Johnny Manziel, Posts Photo to Prove It
Last weekend, Snoop Dogg won a pound of weed betting on a Floyd Mayweather boxing match. Now the champion fighter has cashed in on a big bet of his own, winning some major green, thanks to college foo...
02:05 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Al Gore Declares It's Time to Put a Price on Carbon
The year 2012 was the hottest year in the recorded history of North America, and the past decade was the hottest decade ever measured globally. We have seen the negative effects of climate change firs...
01:58 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Spreading Global Health, One Flash Mob at a Time
Come for the flash mob, stay for the sex education.That's how a few Global Health Corps fellows in Burundi are getting through to hard-to-reach communities. Fellows organized choreographed public flas...
01:51 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Can Microsoft Ride Surface 2 to the Top?
You have to give Microsoft and, in particular, Microsoft Corporate VP Panos Panay credit. The Surface 2 launch event was so spirited, passionate and, despite massive connectivity issues for all us liv...
01:44 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Facebook Votes Kerry Washington Emmys Best Dressed
Kerry Washington may have lost the trophy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series at Sunday night's Emmys, but she took home the award for best dressed, according to data collected by FacebookT...
01:16 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface 2: A Better Tablet, But Is It Good Enough?
The Surface 2 is a pretty tablet. With its new light-gray finish, the second-generation Surface at least looks the part of a premium tablet. But does it make a more convincing case as an iPad or Andro...
01:00 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable How 'The Washington Post' Acquisition Has Impacted 'Slate'
After The Washington Post Company announced that it had agreed to sell its flagship publication to Jeff Bezos, some wondered why the founder of Amazon didn't also made a play to buy the company's digi...
12:47 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable U.S. State Department Launches Instagram Account
The United States State Department joined Instagram on Monday.The account's first post was an Instagram video of Secretary of State John KerrySee also: White House Photographer Launches Instagram Acco...
12:30 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable SteamOS Will Bring PC Gaming to the Living Room
Valve, which runs the successful gaming marketplace Steam, announced a Linux-based operating system called SteamOS on Monday, which lets you stream Windows and Mac video games from your computer to a ...
12:09 am GMT - Tue, September 24, 2013
Mashable Sofia Vergara Schools Miley Cyrus on Twerking
Miley Cyrus may fancy herself the queen of twerking, but Sofia Vergara wants her to recognize who really perfected the fine art of backing-up that bootySee also: Miley Cyrus Documentary Trailer Reveal...
11:57 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Tablet Showdown: Surface 2 vs. iPad
On Monday Microsoft renewed its assault on the tablet market by introducing a number of new features and improvements to its Surface line of tablets with the Surface 2, the apparent follow-up to the S...
11:38 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable German Group Wins Contest to Hack Apple's Fingerprint Scanner
The hacker Starbug has been declared the winner of the unofficial crowdsourced contest to foil Apple's Touch ID fingerprint scannerStarbug, whose real name and identity have not been revealed, is a me...
11:23 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable IBM Calls Amazon Unprepared to Secure Intelligence Data
Against the backdrop of a $150 million lawsuit over a contract to build a secure computer cloud for the U.S. intelligence community, an IBM executive swiped at competitor Amazon last week, calling the...
11:19 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Moves 'Sponsored Job' Ads to Users' Feeds
LinkedIn is increasing the reach of job advertisements on the platform. The professional network announced Monday that "sponsored jobs" will now appear as part of a user's Feed on both desktop and mob...
10:45 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Google Confirms Gmail Delays for Some Users
If you're getting Gmail emails hours after they have been sent — or not receiving new messages at all — it's not just youGoogle confirmed on Monday that it is experiencing problems with th...
10:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Melinda Gates: Technology Now Has the Power to Move People
In the early 1990s, Melinda Gates recalls when she and her husband Bill were moved by child mortality figures. In the 1960s, some 20 million children died each year. The number has significantly reduc...
10:37 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Man U Fan Pranks Wedding Party After Marrying Into Rival Family
They take their soccer — er, football — quite seriously in England. That we've known for quite some time. But this Manchester United fan takes things to a hilarious new levelDelivering a t...
10:30 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable New Netflix App Keeps 'Breaking Bad' Spoilers Off Twitter
If you miss the series finale of "Breaking Bad" and don't want to see spoilers on Twitter, Netflix has you covered.The company introduced a new Twitter app called Spoiler Foiler, which blocks spoilers...
10:26 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable How a 'Rolling Stone' Article Propelled This Guy's Career
At CES 2012 in Las Vegas, amid a mass force-feeding of smart TVs, Freddie Laker had an epiphany: This smart TV thing is going to happen. Laker says the penetration of smart TVs reminds him of smartpho...
10:26 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable How a 'Rolling Stone' Article Propelled One Entrepreneur's Career
At CES 2012 in Las Vegas, amid a mass force-feeding of smart TVs, Freddie Laker had an epiphany: This smart TV thing is going to happen. Laker says the penetration of smart TVs reminds him of smartpho...
10:12 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable #MashAdvice: Social Media Tips for Applying to Grad School
Our brave new digital world presents us new opportunities — but sometimes, new challenges. When should I change my Facebook relationship status after I start dating someone? How do I find time f...
10:09 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Agrees to Be Acquired for $4.7 Billion
Fairfax Financial Holdings has agreed to acquire BlackBerry in a deal worth $4.7 billion, both companies announced Monday.The Toronto-based financial holdings conglomerate has agreed to pay $9 per sha...
09:41 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Google Launches 'Constitute' Site for Exploring World's Constitutions
You can now read, search, and compare 160 constitutions from around the world thanks to Constitute, a website launched by Google on MondayThe site, developed by the Comparative Constitutions Project, ...
09:29 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Upgraded Surface Tablets Usher in Major New Accessories
In addition to all the bells and whistles included in Microsoft’s Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets, the company also took the wraps off a wide array of accessories designed to enhance th...
09:12 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Lorde Debuts 'Pure Heroine' Album Online
Sixteen-year-old Lorde, whose "Royals" single about her fascination with aristocracy is No. 3 on Billboard's Hot 100 in the U.S., has just premiered her debut album online ahead of its Sept. 30 retail...
08:59 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Internet Activism Is a 'Gateway Drug' to Doing Good
Clicking the Like button on Facebook or signing an online petition may not actually make the world a better place, but it could be the first step. Regardless of what it takes to get there, taking acti...
08:57 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Emotional Touchdown for Solider Reunited With Daughter at Football Game
When Army Captain Jane Renee "J.R." Lund returned home from a six-month deployment in Afghanistan, she surprised her 13-year-old daughter, Bella, in big way at a University of Wisconsin-Madison footba...
08:31 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable The Moon Is 100 Million Years Younger Than We Thought
The moon is quite a bit younger than scientists had previously believed, new research suggests.The leading theory of how the moon formed holds that it was created when a mysterious planet — one ...
08:17 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Soccer Star to Sign Digital Autographs During Google+ Hangout
Major League Soccer will provide some fans with a unique gift on Monday: a digital autograph. The league's top young star, Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe, will host a Google+ hangout on ...
07:59 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Inspiring Quotes From Day 1 of Social Good Summit
During the first day of the Social Good Summit, we heard from a plethora of inspiring change makers. From United Nations officials to mobile app developers, the day was filled with a wide array of sol...
07:11 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 11 Reasons Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are the Real Emmys Winners
At this point, inviting Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to an awards show — simply as guests and not as hosts — is a daring move. Clearly, these besties and funny gals are going to steal the show...
07:07 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Announces Thinner, Lighter Surface 2
Microsoft unveiled on Monday at its event in New York City the Surface 2 tablet, which is heralded as a total revamp of its predecessor and comes with a ton of free cloud storage.The device, which sta...
06:54 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Reveals the Surface Pro 2
Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 2 at its event on Monday, the successor to its first-generation tablet that won kudos for its design approach as well as its bold attempt to dislodge the iPad's hold...
06:43 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Report: Flipboard Raises $50 Million, Now Worth $800 Million
Social reader Flipboard has raised $50 million in new funding, pegging its estimated valuation at $800 million — four times the amount two years ago — according to a report.AllThingsD repo...
06:37 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Archery Game Uses Real Bow to Hit Virtual Targets
Created by Japanese researchers at the Tokyo University of Technology, The Light Shooter is an archery game that uses a real bow to hit digital targets. The first person shooting game has an actual Ja...
06:23 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Sorry, Neil: Carrie Underwood Is Twitter's Most Viral Emmys Star
The winner for the most discussed moment of the 65th Annual Emmys — according to tweets per minute — is Carrie Underwood, for her tribute performance of "Yesterday" by the Beatles.Underwoo...
06:09 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Tesco Unveils 7-Inch Hudl Tablet in the UK
UK retail chain Tesco has launched its own 7-inch tablet called the Hudl.Retailing for £119 ($191), the Hudl has a 7-inch, 1,440x900 pixel screen, a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 16GB of storage (e...
05:48 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Digital Connections Empower Women to Change Their Futures
Stricken with polio since age two, Neema Namadamu is now a determined activist running a women's rights organization in the Congo. As the founder of Maman Shujaa Hero Women of Congo, Namadam...
05:12 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable The App That Will Make Sustainable Energy Cool
When you ask kids about their favorite things, sustainable energy probably doesn't top the list. But a new movement and mobile platform called mPowering Action might change that.The app is designed to...
05:06 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 6 Tricks for Instantly Looking Better in Photoshop
Everyone wants to have perfect profile picture, but we've all seen examples of Photoshopping gone wrong. If you've ever wanted to clear those blemishes or trim those 10 pounds the camera adds, but end...
05:01 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable BBM's iPhone and Android Delay 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....
04:45 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Apple Announces Weekend iPhone Sales of 9 Million
Sales of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C came in at 9 million — higher than analysts had expected — the company reported on Monday.The company also reported that 200 million devices are now ru...
04:03 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 10 Moments on Twitter That Will Go Down in History
Twitter's impact and importance in the global media landscape is often touted. In a relatively short span of time, the service has influenced how news breaks and shares, how celebrities and brands com...
03:57 pm -05 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Emotional Touchdown for Solider Reunited With Daughter at Football Game
When Army Captain Jane Renee "J.R." Lund returned home from a six-month deployment in Afghanistan, she surprised her 13-year-old daughter, Bella, in big way at a University of Wisconsin-Madison footba...
03:46 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 'Slate' Rolls Out Its Most Significant Redesign Since 2006
Slate, one of the oldest publications on the web, is getting a faceliftThe 17-year-old web magazine is going through a major overhaul — changing the logo, making the homepage more image-heavy, c...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 15 Career Tips From 'How I Met Your Mother'
How I Met Your Mother is an obvious resource for dating advice (see: "What Not to Say on a First Date"), but over the past eight years, it's also given just as many pointers about how to handle your c...
03:17 pm -05 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Soccer Star to Sign Digital Autographs During Google+ Hangout
Major League Soccer will provide some fans with a unique gift on Monday: a digital autograph. The league's top young star, Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe, will host a Google+ hangout on ...
03:11 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 11 Reasons Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are the Real Emmys Winners
At this point, inviting Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to an awards show — simply as guests and not as hosts — is a daring move. Clearly, these besties and funny gals are going to steal the show...
03:11 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 7 Bright Ways to Use Your iPhone's LED Light
The iPhone is like an old house — just when you think you know all its secrets, you discover something new hidden away where you'd never think to look. One of the lesser-known functions of this ...
02:43 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Report: Flipboard Raises $50 Million, Now Worth $800 Million
Social reader Flipboard has raised $50 million in new funding, pegging its estimated valuation at $800 million — four times the amount two years ago — according to a report.AllThingsD repo...
02:20 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable LG Vu 3 Has a 5.2-Inch Display, 13 Megapixel Camera
LG has launched the Vu 3, a 5.2-inch smartphone with a 1,280 x 960 pixel resolution and a 4:3 ratio display — a rarity amongst today's top smartphonesThe device has a Snapdragon 800 processor, a...
02:04 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable The Anatomy of the World's Top CEOs
What do the world's top-performing CEOs have in common? Well, for one thing, 53% of them still have their hair.Using data compiled by the Harvard Business Review, Domo and CEO.com created an infograph...
01:48 pm -04 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Digital Connections Empower Women to Change Their Futures
Stricken with polio since age two, Neema Namadamu is now a determined activist running a women's rights organization in the Congo. As the founder of Maman Shujaa Hero Women of Congo, Namadam...
01:22 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable You Can Lock the iPhone 5S With Your Nipples [VIDEO]
It seems that the iPhone 5S' Touch ID sensor works with far more than just fingerprints. We've seen the iPhone 5S locked and unlocked with cat's paws, and now a video apparently shows a guy locking an...
01:00 pm GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 7 Music Discovery Tools to Find New Tunes
It's easy to get stuck in a music rut. That go-to iTunes playlist or Pandora station will probably do the trick, but with so much great music out there, why settle for the same old favorites?The infin...
10:52 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable How Civil Society Is Overcoming the Global Crackdown on Activism
U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations Samantha Power remembers being very moved while watching footage from the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests when she was in college."That really got in...
09:23 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Emmys Winners List: Netflix Makes History With 3 Wins This Emmy Season
LOS ANGELES — Netflix ended Emmys season with three awards — one historic win during Sunday's 65th Primetime Emmys and two more last week at the Creative Arts Emmys. Netflix's political th...
08:22 am -05 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable You Can Lock the iPhone 5S With Your Nipples [VIDEO]
It seems that the iPhone 5S' Touch ID sensor works with far more than just fingerprints. We've seen the iPhone 5S locked and unlocked with cat's paws, and now a video apparently shows a guy locking an...
07:47 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Comedian's Awkward Stage Exit Wins the Emmys
Just when we were writing off the 65th Primetime Emmys as another somewhat dull awards show, this guy (see below) showed up during a commercial break and saved the day.Image: VultureThe Internet quick...
07:29 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad,' 'Game of Thrones' Beautifully Choreographed at the Emmys
Emmy-nominated TV shows such as Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones were used as the inspiration behind a beautiful dance number performed on Sunday night during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmys.The Outst...
07:00 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
No surprise here, animals take home the award for this week's most viral momentsThe cutest spot must go to a kitten doing its best Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" impression. And the most sneaky spot is s...
06:30 am +02 - Mon, September 23, 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...
06:21 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Netflix's 'House of Cards' Wins First Major Emmy Ever for a Web Series
Netflix's political thriller House of Cards just made history, becoming the first web-only series to win an award during a Primetime Emmys. The show's director, David Fincher, won Outstanding Directin...
06:00 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable One Stop Shop: 25 Mashable Digital Resources You Don't Want To Miss
It's been a busy week. Maybe you were playing Grand Theft Auto V. Maybe you were binge-watching entire seasons of House of Cards and Breaking Bad in preparation for the Emmy Awards. Or maybe you were ...
05:50 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Apple iPhone 5S: A Great Phone Inches Toward Perfection
Apple’s iPhone 5 was the best iPhone I’ve ever touched or used — until the iPhone 5S came along. The Cupertino, Calif. company's new hero handset is not a radical reimagining of this...
05:30 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable This Online Class Wants You to Change The World
Ever wanted to learn the secrets of changing the world? There's a class for that.Wesleyan University has developed a new massive open online course (MOOC) based on the ideas exchanged this weekend at ...
05:26 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Claire Danes Photobombing Lena Dunham is Adorable
There's nothing like a good photobomb between friendsClaire Danes surprised Lena Dunham on the Emmys red carpet Sunday evening, photobombing her on live television. Danes snuck up behind Dunham while ...
05:23 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Neil Patrick Harris Emmys Intro Interrupted by Past Hosts
Neil Patrick Harris kicked off the 65th Annual Emmy Awards with a monologue about how modern technology is influencing the way we watch TV, but it was interrupted by Jimmy Kimmel. And Jimmy FallonOh, ...
05:00 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Live Blog: Microsoft Surface 2 Event
At 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday morning, Microsoft is going to take its best shot at convincing the world that its struggling Surface tablet isn't just a viable product, but a surefire hit that j...
04:30 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 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...
04:00 am +02 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable How Infographics Can Boost Hiring Efforts
Plenty of companies are using inbound marketing techniques to publicize their brands. Strategies like SEO, link building, social media, online video, email blasts, infographics and blog posts help dri...
04:00 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable U.N. Director: Social Media Can End Violence Against Women
The Executive Director of U.N. Women says your tweets can help stop violence against women.“I would like all those men and boys…to stand up against violence against women,” Phumzile ...
03:30 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable What 'The Thinker' Is Really Wondering
Auguste Rodin's famous sculpture, "The Thinker," has sparked decades of discussion on what the subject is pondering overSEE ALSO: More Comics on MashableIn this Sunday comic, Maria Scrivan takes a sta...
03:00 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Making Room in Our Attention Spans for Social Good
There are lots of ways to take action on social media to "do good" — but most of us don't have the attention span to do soMatt Wallaert, a behavioral scientist at Bing and founder of GetRaised.c...
02:30 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable The Rules of Cellphone Etiquette
No elbows on the table, and saying please and thank you were manners that your parents needed to master as kids. For children of the digital age, however, it's all about tech etiquetteSEE ALSO: More S...
02:00 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable How Infographics Can Boost Hiring Efforts
Plenty of companies are using inbound marketing techniques to publicize their brands. Strategies like SEO, link building, social media, online video, email blasts, infographics and blog posts help dri...
01:52 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Africa Photographer Witnesses the Human Cost of Our Electronics
Marcus Bleasdale knows more about what goes into your smartphone than you'd ever want to hear about it. The British photographer has been documenting unthinkable violence in the eastern Democratic Rep...
01:30 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Sells Out Within One Day
The new iPhone 5S helped attract the longest lines ever — a record 1,417 people — outside Apple's flagship store in New York City this week, and now they're all sold outUntil October, that...
01:10 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Hackers Claim to Crack to Apple's Fingerprint Scanner
Just days after making the iPhone 5S available to the public, a group of hackers claimed that they already broke the phone's Touch ID fingerprint scannerThe Chaos Computer Club (CCC), a Berlin-based g...
01:10 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Hackers Claim to Crack Apple's Fingerprint Scanner
Just days after making the iPhone 5S available to the public, a group of hackers claimed that they already broke the phone's Touch ID fingerprint scannerThe Chaos Computer Club (CCC), a Berlin-based g...
01:00 am -04 - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Live Blog: Microsoft Surface 2 Event
At 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday morning, Microsoft is going to take its best shot at convincing the world that its struggling Surface tablet isn't just a viable product, but a surefire hit that j...
01:00 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable FOX Sports Brings Real-Time Facebook Streams to the Sidelines
Facebook announced a six-month partnership deal with FOX Sports on Sunday that will allow Facebook data and social chatter to appear alongside live NFL, college football and soccer broadcastsFOX Sport...
12:30 am GMT - Mon, September 23, 2013
Mashable Baby-Monitor App Syncs an iPhone to Your Android
Battling it out over mobile-operating systems is now a thing of the past — at least in the baby-monitoring world. The Baby Monitor AV app allows you to use both iOS and Android systems to help m...
11:59 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Ian Somerhalder Is Helping Millennials Engage With the News
Reading news stories about Grumpy Cat and Miley Cyrus can now be a charitable cause, thanks to Ryot News and actor Ian SomerhalderThe social startup is working to engage its readers so that breaking n...
11:31 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Why We Need to Turn Thoughts Into Actions to Change the World
How does what we think affect what we do? And how can we shift our thoughts into action for the most pressing needs around the world?This is what Ben Keesey, CEO of Invisible Children, discussed with ...
11:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Not Everyone is Excited for Fall
Happy Autumnal Equinox, folks! For many of us, that means it's finally time to put on a cozy sweater, and head to the orchard for apple-pickingBut not everyone rejoices when the weather gets cooler, d...
10:50 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Kenya Westgate Mall Attacks: Who to Follow on the Ground
The deadly siege at an upscale Nairobi shopping mall continues after a terrorist attack killed at least 68 and injured more than 175 on Saturday, according to officials. An unknown number of people ar...
10:30 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 3 Ways to Enjoy the Emmys Online
LOS ANGELES — Winners of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris, will be revealed Sunday starting at 5 p.m. PT on CBS. You can keep track of th...
10:30 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Super Meth Bros. Take 'Breaking Bad' to the Next Level
As Breaking Bad nears its conclusion, the relationship of our favorite meth cooks is on the rocks. But the series gave us some truly memorable moments, and it got us thinking: How would Walter White a...
10:14 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Social Good Summit: Top Discussions of #2030NOW
The annual Social Good Summit kicked off Sunday in New York City — as well as in more than 120 countries around the world. This year's event focuses on long-term, sustainable solutions as is enc...
10:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Behind the Curtain of the Emmys Selection Process
LOS ANGELES — How exactly did your favorite TV shows and stars earn their nominations, and who ultimately decides which ones win? The process for choosing nominees and selecting winners for Sund...
09:33 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Here's What iPhone 5S Slow Motion Video Looks Like
One of the new iPhone 5S features we're most excited about is the camera. Its new burst mode lets you take 10 photos in one second, and videos can be recorded in slow motionWe tested out the smartphon...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Coding the Curriculum: How High Schools Are Reprogramming Their Classes
There are no lockers in the hallways at Beaver Country Day School. Instead, backpacks and tote bags line either side of the floor while students step over them during the mid-morning rush to class. Ne...
09:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Memorable 'House of Cards' Quotes
LOS ANGELES — With nine nominations this Emmys season and two wins already at the Creative Arts Emmys last week, House of Cards is set to make history at the Primetime Emmys on Sunday. The polit...
08:40 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Pulls BBM App for iPhone and Android
Following a brutal Friday when BlackBerry announced 4,500 layoffs and a loss of nearly $1 billion in its second quarter, the company hit pause on the rollout of its BBM apps for iPhone and Android.Jus...
08:30 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable How to Make Your Own Delicious Ramen Burger
Ahh, the ramen burger. It's the cronut's savory counterpart: A juicy beef patty topped with green onion and arugula, swaddled between two salty ramen noodle "buns."Since Keizo Shimamoto debuted the di...
07:57 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Filmmaker Reveals iPhone 5S Hysteria in Short Documentary Film
The lines that formed at Apple stores around the world on Friday have dispersed, but for hardcore iPhone fans, the memories still resonate, as they clutch their shiny new smartphones conceived in Cupe...
07:46 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable How to Follow Social Good Summit Online
Social Good Summit, a global event happening across more than 100 countries, kicks off Sunday morningIf you won't be attending a local Meetup or the main stage at the 92Y in New York, you can still ca...
06:56 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Somewhere Over the Rainbow, 'The Wizard of Oz' Goofed
The Wizard of Oz may be a classic film, but even cinema staples have their flaws.CinemaSins has taken up the task of illuminating the movie's missteps, and in less than six minutes, they manage to poi...
06:45 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Introducing Social Good Summit: Building the Future We Want
The Social Good Summit begins this Sunday at the 92nd Street Y in New YorkAt the same time, it will open up across the world. From Casablanca to Cairo, London to Lahore, Manila to Miami, Tel Aviv to T...
06:03 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface 2: What to Expect
We've actually never been here before. Sure, Monday's Microsoft Surface Event is the sequel to 2012's very unusual launch of the Surface tablets — a Los Angeles-based affair where the only stars...
06:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 5 Charitable Gifts You Can Buy for the Price of an iPhone 5S
Apple fans lined up nationwide last Friday to get their hands on the new iPhone 5S and its more cost-effective cousin, the iPhone 5CBut for $299 — the cost of a 32GB iPhone 5S with a two-year co...
05:33 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Here's What iPhone 5S Slow Motion Video Looks Like
One of the new iPhone 5S features we're most excited about is the camera. Its new burst mode lets you take 10 photos in one second, and videos can be recorded in slow motionWe tested out the smartphon...
05:00 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 10 Memorable 'House of Cards' Quotes
LOS ANGELES — With nine nominations this Emmys season and two wins already at the Creative Arts Emmys last week, House of Cards is set to make history at the Primetime Emmys on Sunday. The polit...
04:30 pm -04 - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable How to Make Your Own Delicious Ramen Burger
Ahh, the ramen burger. It's the cronut's savory counterpart: A juicy beef patty topped with green onion and arugula, swaddled between two salty ramen noodle "buns."Since Keizo Shimamoto debuted the di...
08:00 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 'The Lord of the Rings: War in the North' Comes to OS X
Mac gamers are getting a treat this week, as The Lord of the Rings: War in the North comes to the OS X App Store.War in the North was originally released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in late 2011...
07:26 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Netflix Aside, Emmys Jury Honors 4 Interactive Digital Media Programs
During the tape-delayed Primetime Creative Arts Emmys aired on Saturday night, Netflix wasn't the only web entity winning awards. A YouTube series and several TV networks' digital media programs were ...
06:00 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 4 Ways to Improve Your Twesume
Among all the newest social media job seeking fads, the Twesume might just be the easiest to quickly implement. Do you have a Twitter account? Do you have a resume? Then you already have about 90 perc...
04:00 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable The Most Honest Apple Commercials You'll Ever See
The time has finally come to get your hands on the new iPhone 5S and 5C. But you're probably stressed about all the options you have. It's not just two models, but a plethora of color choices to debat...
04:00 am -04 - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 'The Lord of the Rings: War in the North' Comes to OS X
Mac gamers are getting a treat this week, as The Lord of the Rings: War in the North comes to the OS X App Store.War in the North was originally released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC in late 2011...
01:59 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Has Arrived and Other Top Comments
On Wednesday, Apple released the latest version of its mobile operating system: iOS 7Mashable readers were amongst the first to quickly upgrade their Apple devices. Comments came flying in from reader...
01:28 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5 Touchscreen Is Faster Than Top Android Smartphones
iPhone 5 owners who are worried that their handsets are obsolete now that the iPhone 5S has debuted, can take heart: A new test reveals that Apple's sixth-generation iPhone still tops the competition ...
12:59 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable BatDad Is the Father His Kids Deserve, Not the One They Need
He is vengeance. He is the night. He is packing lunches and driving the kids to school.BatDad makes hilarious Vine videos of himself delivering fatherly advice or correcting his kids, all while wearin...
12:30 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable 12 Marching Band Routines That Kick Brass
Football season is upon us. While most fans will burn calories fetching beers and keeping warm at tailgate parties, there's another non-athletic group running just as hard as the players.That's right ...
12:00 am GMT - Sun, September 22, 2013
Mashable Ask a Dev: What's the Difference Between Developing for Android and iOS?
Following this week's launch of Apple's iOS 7, we saw plenty of new developments in iPhone applicationsWith so much talk about apps, we wondered what it takes to develop for various platforms. The lat...
11:41 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Chrome iOS 7 Update May Tempt Users Away From Apple's Native Apps
While the mobile-platform war between iOS and Android will only intensify as both operating systems mature, that doesn’t mean Google is prepared to leave iPhone users out in the coldIn the same ...
10:54 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable How Instagram Is Guaranteeing You'll See Celeb Selfies at the Emmys
What's a modern awards show without a few selfies or photobombs? To ensure viewers of Sunday's Primetime Emmys get a dose of filtered celebrity selfies, Facebook and Instagram are setting up "InstaSto...
10:30 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 14 Diet Tips From Homer Simpson
Diets are hard — just ask Homer Simpson.You can't put sprinkles and pink frosting on kale, but there are a couple things you can take away from Homer when it comes to better health.See also: D'o...
10:00 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Why Microsoft Is in it for the Long Haul With Surface
When Microsoft first announced its Surface tablet last June, it claimed it had cracked the code on the category.Weighing in at roughly the same size as the industry-leading iPad, the Surface had impro...
09:59 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Has Arrived and Other Top Comments
On Wednesday, Apple released the latest version of its mobile operating system: iOS 7Mashable readers were amongst the first to quickly upgrade their Apple devices. Comments came flying in from reader...
09:33 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Neil Patrick Harris Teases Emmys Dance Number in Google+ Hangout
Emmys host Neil Patrick Harris is touting Sunday's big dance number involving nominees from the Outstanding Choreography categoryIn a Google+ Hangout, the How I Met Your Mother star previewed the upco...
09:00 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
Dedicated inventors, developers and designers create new and innovative tech every day, improving the world one invention at a time. The gallery above shows the most noteworthy gadgets unveiled this w...
08:59 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable BatDad Is the Father His Kids Deserve, Not the One They Need
He is vengeance. He is the night. He is packing lunches and driving the kids to school.BatDad makes hilarious Vine videos of himself delivering fatherly advice or correcting his kids, all while wearin...
08:37 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Nielsen to Factor Mobile Viewership Into TV Ratings
The shows you watch on your smartphones and tablets will soon count toward Nielsen television ratings.For years, the ratings giant has tracked viewership through traditional TV sets, but starting in 2...
07:48 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Bug Lets You Call Any Number From the Lock Screen
A flaw in Apple's iOS 7 lock screen allows users to call any number from their iPhone's emergency-call feature.Forbes revealed the bug after reporter Andy Greenberg was sent a video of a locked iPhone...
07:41 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Chrome iOS 7 Update May Tempt Users Away From Apple's Native Apps
While the mobile-platform war between iOS and Android will only intensify as both operating systems mature, that doesn’t mean Google is prepared to leave iPhone users out in the coldIn the same ...
07:09 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 9 Apps Draining Your Phone's Battery
Whether you're an Android or an iPhone user, odds are you have a gripe or two about your phone's battery life. It's the number one complaint among cell phone users, and unfortunately, there haven't be...
06:58 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Simon Says Watch This Video of Peter Dinklage on 'Sesame Street'
Peter Dinklage has ditched the drama of Westeros for the wholesome fun of Sesame StreetThe Game of Thrones actor pops up to play the infamous "Simon" of the the beloved, and often frustrating, childho...
06:04 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable What to Expect in iOS 7 Gaming
As iOS 7 rolls out to millions of devices, there is plenty of analysis of the numerous changes in Apple's new, flat mobile operating system. Gaming will see some big changes because of iOS 7, though m...
05:33 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Neil Patrick Harris Teases Emmys Dance Number in Google+ Hangout
LOS ANGELES — Emmys host Neil Patrick Harris is touting Sunday's big dance number involving nominees from the Outstanding Choreography categoryIn a Google+ Hangout, the How I Met Your Mother sta...
05:00 pm GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 5 YouTube Exercises to Strengthen Your Core
Whether you're training for a triathlon, looking for a workout you can do indoors, or sitting at a desk all day and need to improve your posture, a few basic at-home or in-gym core workouts may be exa...
02:58 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Simon Says Watch This Video of Peter Dinklage on 'Sesame Street'
Peter Dinklage has ditched the drama of Westeros for the wholesome fun of Sesame StreetThe Game of Thrones actor pops up to play the infamous "Simon" of the the beloved, and often frustrating, childho...
02:04 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable What to Expect in iOS 7 Gaming
As iOS 7 rolls out to millions of devices, there is plenty of analysis of the numerous changes in Apple's new, flat mobile operating system. Gaming will see some big changes because of iOS 7, though m...
01:00 pm -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 5 YouTube Exercises to Strengthen Your Core
Whether you're training for a triathlon, looking for a workout you can do indoors, or sitting at a desk all day and need to improve your posture, a few basic at-home or in-gym core workouts may be exa...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 7 Big Names New to Social Media This Week
Each Friday, we're bringing you a list of new accounts added to various social media platforms — whether they be celebrities, politicians or ... airlines? Here's your social media roundup for th...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Things You Didn't Know About Fall
Every Pumpkin Spice Latte-loving, cardigan-wearing person knows that fall is the most awesome season. But, until now, little science has provided evidence to back that claimUnfortunately, "comfy sweat...
06:00 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Furious Mom Auctions Daughter's One Direction Tickets on eBay
Any good parent knows that to make a punishment stick, you’ve got to get creative. Getting grounded is nothing compared to customized consequences. Just ask the Australian girl whose mother put ...
05:00 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable NASA Is Obviously Hiding Han Solo on Mercury
Who knew NASA aligned with the dark side? That's the only explanation for this image of Mercury snapped by the Messenger spacecraft and released by NASA last week.See also: Watch Disney Characters Aud...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Customers Claim Company Hacked Email Address Books
Professional network LinkedIn Corp. was sued by customers alleging it appropriated their identities for marketing the site to nonmembers without their consent by hacking into their external email acco...
03:00 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Things You Didn't Know About Fall
Every Pumpkin Spice Latte-loving, cardigan-wearing person knows that fall is the most awesome season. But, until now, little science has provided evidence to back that claimUnfortunately, "comfy sweat...
02:53 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Happy Ending: Grandpa Returns to Fenway After Internet Pitches In
Allan Munroe has had a tough few years. The 87-year-old grandpa and father of four has fought heart disease and the early stages of dementia. He broke his hip and spent months in a rehab center. But, ...
02:04 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Was the All-Night iPhone 5S Line Worth the Wait?
It is perhaps the greatest pedestrian rubbernecking opportunity in the world — the annual line for the new iPhone. But for those of us in the actual line, it often can feel more like being in a ...
02:01 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Facebook's Mobile Makeover, Robot Intimacy and More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
02:00 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Furious Mom Auctions Daughter's One Direction Tickets on eBay
Any good parent knows that to make a punishment stick, you’ve got to get creative. Getting grounded is nothing compared to customized consequences. Just ask the Australian girl whose mother put ...
01:38 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Artsy App for iPhone Changes Game for Art Collectors
While developers updated tried-and-true apps that let users listen to music, read and browse the Internet to coincide with the release of iOS 7, a brand new app from an established site helps users do...
01:26 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable The 2013 Emmy Award Winners, as Determined by Facebook Buzz
Will this be the year the first Netflix web-only series wins a major category at the Primetime Emmys? If so, the company will make history. But if Facebook buzz is any indication, Netflix's House of ...
01:23 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Snowden Documents Reveal British Spy Agency Hacked Belgian Telecom
New documents leaked by NSA leaker Edward Snowden reveal that the British spy agency GCHQ — and not the NSA — was behind a cyberattack against Belgian telecommunications company Belgacom. ...
01:07 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable MakerBot Introduces an Easy Way to Duplicate Objects
NEW YORK CITY — 3D-printing company MakerBot introduced on Friday its first desktop 3D scanner to go along with its printers, allowing you to scan objects that can then replicated and printed in...
01:06 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Louis C.K. Explains Why Smartphones Are 'Toxic' for Kids
Parents give kids cell phones at younger and younger ages these days, and Louis C.K. has something to say about it.In his latest appearance on Conan, he touches on why children shouldn't have smartp...
01:06 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Louis C.K. Explains Why Smartphones Are 'Toxic'
Parents give kids cell phones at younger and younger ages these days, and Louis C.K. has something to say about it.In his latest appearance on Conan, he touches on why children shouldn't have smartp...
01:00 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable NASA Is Obviously Hiding Han Solo on Mercury
Who knew NASA aligned with the dark side? That's the only explanation for this image of Mercury snapped by the Messenger spacecraft and released by NASA last week.See also: Watch Disney Characters Aud...
12:45 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable Building a Better Future for Civil Societies Around the World
Digital tools such as Facebook and Twitter have empowered activists around the world to become revolutionaries. Despite the advances civil society has made, its freedoms are in jeopardy around the pla...
12:40 am +12 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 7 Characteristics of Silicon Valley You Won’t Find in Asia
There are a few things that are rather unique about Silicon Valley that you won’t see in Asia. They play a huge role in what kinds of startups come out of the ecosytem. And although it’s n...
12:27 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable 10 Questions With the Director of 'Pokémon X and Y'
The next generation of Pokémon games bring the franchise into a brave, new world: one that enters the third dimension for the first time.When Pokémon X and Y come out around the world on Oct...
12:05 am GMT - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable World's Most Advanced Bionic Arm Lends a Hand in the Kitchen
Eduardo Garcia is a sportsman and a chef — both of which are made possible by the most advanced bionic hand in the world.Garcia lost his left hand when he was accidentally electrocuted while hun...
12:00 am -04 - Sat, September 21, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Customers Claim Company Hacked Email Address Books
Professional network LinkedIn Corp. was sued by customers alleging it appropriated their identities for marketing the site to nonmembers without their consent by hacking into their external email acco...
11:45 pm +12 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Chirpify Lets Consumers Make Purchases With Hashtags
Chirpify, the startup that lets you buy and sell products via tweets and posts is announcing a new type of hashtag Thursday, allowing consumers to make purchases just by clicking what it's dubbing "ac...
11:35 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry to Lay Off 4,500 Employees, Will Take Nearly $1 Billion Loss
BlackBerry halted trading in stock briefly on Friday before announcing it was cutting 4,500 jobs and taking a loss of $930 million to $960 million in its second quarter.The loss is primarily attributa...
11:35 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry to Cut 4,500 Jobs, Will Take Nearly $1 Billion Loss
BlackBerry halted trading in stock briefly on Friday before announcing it was cutting 4,500 jobs and taking a loss of $930 million to $960 million in its second quarter.The loss is primarily attributa...
11:33 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Apple CEO Tim Cook Joins Twitter
Add this to the list of things Tim Cook is doing differently than his predecessor: Cook, Apple's current CEO, has joined Twitter.Cook posted a tweet from the account @tim_cook on Friday afternoon, cel...
11:25 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable The Complete Evolution of Apple's iOS in One GIF
In 2007, Steve Jobs took the tech world by storm with the release of iOS, introducing our fingers to a whole new way of moving about a screen. In the six years since then, Apple users have seen a new...
11:11 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 'Terminator' Polymer Spontaneously Heals Itself
When a pipe bursts, you may eventually be able to hold the pieces together and watch them fuse. That could be one of the practical uses for the self-healing polymer discovered by researchers at the...
11:09 pm +05 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable New iPhones Now in Stores 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....
10:53 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Happy Ending: Grandpa Returns to Fenway After Internet Pitches In
Allan Munroe has had a tough few years. The 87-year-old grandpa and father of four has fought heart disease and the early stages of dementia. He broke his hip and spent months in a rehab center. But, ...
10:37 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Denies Creating New Mac Malware
New Mac malware found in the wild has been linked to the Syrian Electronic Army, but the mysterious hacker group is denying any involvement in making, or spreading, the trojan.On Tuesday, a researcher...
10:16 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Google Quickoffice App Now Free for Everyone
Last week, Apple announced that it would be making its iWork for iOS suite available free of charge for new iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Now, Google has made its Quickoffice document editing a...
10:04 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Was the All-Night iPhone 5S Line Worth the Wait?
It is perhaps the greatest pedestrian rubbernecking opportunity in the world — the annual line for the new iPhone. But for those of us in the actual line, it often can feel more like being in a ...
10:01 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: Facebook's Mobile Makeover, Robot Intimacy and More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
09:54 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Makes the iPhone Feel Reborn
iOS 7 is being heralded as the most significant update to iOS since the debut of the iPhone back in 2007. But are the changes enough to keep up with the mobile competition?iOS 7 is now available and a...
09:47 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable The 11 Worst Things About iOS 7
If you ask someone what they think of Apple's new iOS 7 software, you'll likely get a strong reaction. And opinions on "the biggest change to iOS since the original iPhone" have been mixed, to say the...
09:38 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Artsy App for iPhone Changes Game for Art Collectors
While developers updated tried-and-true apps that let users listen to music, read and browse the Internet to coincide with the release of iOS 7, a brand new app from an established site helps users do...
09:26 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable The 2013 Emmy Award Winners, as Determined by Facebook Buzz
Will this be the year the first Netflix web-only series wins a major category at the Primetime Emmys? If so, the company will make history. But if Facebook buzz is any indication, Netflix's House of ...
09:24 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Visualize Your Favorite Albums
Celebrate the music that's the soundtrack to your life with this week's Vine ChallengeMusic is an enormous part of our lives. We all have specific albums that were tremendously impactful and important...
09:23 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Snowden Documents Reveal British Spy Agency Hacked Belgian Telecom
New documents leaked by NSA leaker Edward Snowden reveal that the British spy agency GCHQ — and not the NSA — was behind a cyberattack against Belgian telecommunications company Belgacom. ...
09:07 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable MakerBot Introduces an Easy Way to Duplicate Objects
NEW YORK CITY — 3D-printing company MakerBot introduced on Friday its first desktop 3D scanner to go along with its printers, allowing you to scan objects that can then be replicated and printed...
09:06 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Louis C.K. Explains Why Smartphones Are 'Toxic'
Parents give kids cell phones at younger and younger ages these days, and Louis C.K. has something to say about it.In his latest appearance on Conan, he touches on why children shouldn't have smartp...
09:01 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Why You Don't Actually 'F*cking Love Science'
So, you think you love science? What does that mean to you, exactly? For most people, I’m guessing it means something like this:Image: NASAOr perhaps something like this:Image: National Institu...
08:45 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Building a Better Future for Civil Societies Around the World
Digital tools such as Facebook and Twitter have empowered activists around the world to become revolutionaries. Despite the advances civil society has made, its freedoms are in jeopardy around the pla...
08:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Your iOS 7 Questions, Answered
On Sept. 18, Apple finally unveiled iOS 7 to the public. The update marks perhaps the largest change to Apple's OS since its inception in 2007 — and with that change comes many user questions, f...
08:27 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Questions With the Director of 'Pokémon X and Y'
The next generation of Pokémon games bring the franchise into a brave, new world: one that enters the third dimension for the first time.When Pokémon X and Y come out around the world on Oct...
08:09 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Little Boy Feels Your Pain, Has Meltdown Over iOS 7
Derek Colling's 4-year-old son woke up to a very different world Thursday. His dad had updated his iPad to iOS 7 — and nothing would ever be the same againPastels! Colored balls! Control Center!...
08:05 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable World's Most Advanced Bionic Arm Lends a Hand in the Kitchen
Eduardo Garcia is a sportsman and a chef — both of which are made possible by the most advanced bionic hand in the world.Garcia lost his left hand when he was accidentally electrocuted while hun...
07:54 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Anticipated Fall TV Shows on Facebook
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. had nearly 1 million Facebook Likes ahead of its Sept. 24 premiere on ABC. However, less than 20,000 people were talking about the show on the social network at the tim...
07:54 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Fall TV Shows That Have Facebook Buzzing
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. had nearly 1 million Facebook Likes ahead of its Sept. 24 premiere on ABC. However, less than 20,000 people were talking about the show on the social network at the tim...
07:35 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry to Cut 4,500 Jobs, Will Take Nearly $1 Billion Loss
BlackBerry halted trading in stock briefly on Friday before announcing it was cutting 4,500 jobs and taking a loss of $930 million to $960 million in its second quarter.The loss is primarily attributa...
07:33 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Apple CEO Tim Cook Joins Twitter
Add this to the list of things Tim Cook is doing differently than his predecessor: Cook, Apple's current CEO, has joined Twitter.Cook posted a tweet from the account @tim_cook on Friday afternoon, cel...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Announcing the Mashies Best in Show Finalists
It takes an innovative eye and a willingness to take risks to stand out in today's over-saturated marketing landscape. To stand out from the pack, you can no longer rely upon tricks that worked for yo...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Watch What Happens When You Drop the New iPhones
The iPhone 5S and 5C went on sale in the UK at 8 a.m. this morning and by 8:05 a.m., a few were already damaged.Members of the warranty protection company SquareTrade waited in line at a store and the...
07:29 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Cat Paws Can Unlock the iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor
One of the biggest new features of Apple's new iPhone 5S smartphone is its high-tech fingerprint sensor called Touch ID. But it looks like it can read more than just human skin.TechCrunch tried out th...
07:25 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable The Complete Evolution of Apple's iOS in One GIF
In 2007, Steve Jobs took the tech world by storm with the release of iOS, introducing our fingers to a whole new way of moving about a screen. In the six years since then, Apple users have seen a new...
07:11 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 'Terminator' Polymer Spontaneously Heals Itself
When a pipe bursts, you may eventually be able to hold the pieces together and watch them fuse. That could be one of the practical uses for the self-healing polymer discovered by researchers at the...
07:02 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Empowering Apps for Social Good
Apps are more deeply intertwined with our daily routines than ever. We wake up with the help of our favorite alarm apps, leave ourselves reminders on our favorite note-taking apps and find recipes to ...
06:45 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Twitter May Go Public Before Thanksgiving
Twitter's IPO may come sooner than you think.Reuters reports hearing from a source that Twitter is planning to go public before Thanksgiving this year and is looking to raise $1 billion in its public ...
06:37 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Syrian Electronic Army Denies Creating New Mac Malware
New Mac malware found in the wild has been linked to the Syrian Electronic Army, but the mysterious hacker group is denying any involvement in making, or spreading, the trojan.On Tuesday, a researcher...
06:33 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Gold iPhone 5S No Longer Available Online This Month
If you're planning to order a new gold iPhone 5S online, don't expect to have it in your hands just yet.Apple updated its shipment times for online purchases on Friday and gold models won't be ready u...
06:16 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Google Quickoffice App Now Free for Everyone
Last week, Apple announced that it would be making its iWork for iOS suite available free of charge for new iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Now, Google has made its Quickoffice document editing a...
05:54 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Inside Facebook's Mobile Strategy
Eighteen months ago, Mark Zuckerberg was not happy with Facebook's mobile strategy. The world's largest social network was offering up a weak product — a hybrid app running on HTML5 instead of n...
05:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Makes the iPhone Feel Reborn
iOS 7 is being heralded as the most significant update to iOS since the debut of the iPhone back in 2007. But are the changes enough to keep up with the mobile competition?iOS 7 is now available and a...
05:47 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable The 11 Worst Things About iOS 7
If you ask someone what they think of Apple's new iOS 7 software, you'll likely get a strong reaction. Opinions on "the biggest change to iOS since the original iPhone" have also been mixed, to say th...
05:39 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable New iPhones Now in Stores 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....
05:31 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Analyst: iPhone Launch Attracts Longest Line Ever at Apple Flagship Store
Apple's flagship store in New York City always attracts a big crowd on launch days, but the line for the new iPhones this year hit a new record.There were 1,417 people in line for the launch at the fl...
05:24 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Vine Challenge: Visualize Your Favorite Albums
Celebrate the music that's the soundtrack to your life with this week's Vine ChallengeMusic is an enormous part of our lives. We all have specific albums that were tremendously impactful and important...
05:20 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Report: Apple Suppliers to Make More Gold iPhones to Meet Demand
The gold iPhone 5S is such a hit with consumers that Apple has asked suppliers to boost production of the phone by one third, according to a report.The report, on The Wall Street Journal's Digits blog...
05:11 pm +12 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Users Sent 7 Million iOS 7 Tweets in Two Days
If it feels like your entire Twitter feed is tweeting about the new iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 7, you're not aloneMore than 7 million tweets about iOS 7 were sent in the 24 hours before and...
05:01 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Why You Don't Actually 'F*cking Love Science'
So, you think you love science? What does that mean to you, exactly? For most people, I’m guessing it means something like this:Image: NASAOr perhaps something like this:Image: National Institu...
04:58 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Camera Filter Is Like a Raincoat For Your Lens
A new camera filter developed by Japanese lens company Tokina and Japanese broadcasting corporation NHK can blow water right off your lens, so shooting video in the rain will no longer be a probl...
04:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Your iOS 7 Questions, Answered
On Sept. 18, Apple finally unveiled iOS 7 to the public. The update marks perhaps the largest change to Apple's OS since its inception in 2007 — and with that change comes many user questions, f...
04:09 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Little Boy Feels Your Pain, Has Meltdown Over iOS 7
Derek Colling's 4-year-old son woke up to a very different world Thursday. His dad had updated his iPad to iOS 7 — and nothing would ever be the same againPastels! Colored balls! Control Center!...
04:04 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable You Can Draw on These 5 iPhone Cases
Would you like to perfectly personalize your own iPhone case? We've got five covers you can draw on for creative folk — big or little.Whether you want to use your case as a notepad, for doodling...
03:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 10 Fall TV Shows That Have Facebook Buzzing
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. had nearly 1 million Facebook Likes ahead of its Sept. 24 premiere on ABC. However, less than 20,000 people were talking about the show on the social network at the tim...
03:30 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Announcing the Mashies Best in Show Finalists
It takes an innovative eye and a willingness to take risks to stand out in today's over-saturated marketing landscape. To stand out from the pack, you can no longer rely upon tricks that worked for yo...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Why Isn't Anyone Buying These $9000 Tom Hanks Paintings?
How much would you pay for an original drawing of Tom Hanks?The blog I Draw Tom Hanks does exactly what the title says, but with a unique spin. Each drawing is up for grabs and priced at $9000. (No, t...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Why Isn't Anyone Buying These $9,000 Tom Hanks Paintings?
How much would you pay for an original drawing of Tom Hanks?The blog I Draw Tom Hanks does exactly what the title says, but with a unique spin. Each drawing is up for grabs and priced at $9000. (No, t...
03:29 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Cat Paws Can Unlock the iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor
One of the biggest new features of Apple's new iPhone 5S smartphone is its high-tech fingerprint sensor called Touch ID. But it looks like it can read more than just human skin.TechCrunch tried out th...
03:15 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 8 Space Products You Can Buy Online
Are you sick and tired of buying things that have only been on Earth? Do you feel like products become infinitely more valuable once they've experienced the vacuum of space? Have you ever dreamed of o...
02:36 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Forget Surfing, This App Coasts the Web
While computers have changed drastically over the past 20 years, morphing from big boxes to svelte laptops, touch-screen tablets and smartphones, the Web browsers we use on them have looked largely th...
02:00 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Everything You Need to Know About Twitter
Twitter is having a good year. Acquisitions, new hires, a growing user base and impressive revenues are all adding to the chatter surrounding the latest social media IPO.As everyone wonders what's nex...
01:54 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Inside Facebook's Mobile Strategy
Eighteen months ago, Mark Zuckerberg was not happy with Facebook's mobile strategy. The world's largest social network was offering up a weak product — a hybrid app running on HTML5 instead of n...
01:28 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Wise Senior Citizens Try to Understand Ylvis' 'The Fox'
Whatever the fox says, it seems to speak to the older generationYouTube comedians The Fine Bros. gathered a few sharp-tongued elders to watch the music video for Ylvis' viral hit "The Fox." The partic...
12:58 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable You Can Now Order the iPhone 5S in Apple's Online Store
The day Apple fans have been waiting for is here: The iPhone 5S is now available for purchase in Apple's online storeThe device is currently available in all three finishes — grey, silver and go...
12:40 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 7 Characteristics of Silicon Valley You Won’t Find in Asia
There are a few things that are rather unique about Silicon Valley that you won’t see in Asia. They play a huge role in what kinds of startups come out of the ecosytem. And although it’s n...
12:25 pm GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable See Apple's iPhone 5S From the Inside
Apple's iPhone 5S barely even hit the market in Australia, but the folks from iFixit have already gotten their hands on one. And, of course, they tore it to bitsThe highlights of the teardown include ...
12:04 pm -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable You Can Draw on These 5 iPhone Cases
Would you like to perfectly personalize your own iPhone case? We've got five covers you can draw on for creative folk — big or little.Whether you want to use your case as a notepad, for doodling...
11:45 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Chirpify Lets Consumers Make Purchases With Hashtags
Chirpify, the startup that lets you buy and sell products via tweets and posts is announcing a new type of hashtag Thursday, allowing consumers to make purchases just by clicking what it's dubbing "ac...
11:43 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Ever Lie to a Dentist? So Has This Guy.
If you've ever lied and told the dentist that you floss every day, then you know the guilt that comes with itThe latest sketch comedy video from Good Cop Great Cop harps on that discomfort, and takes ...
11:43 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Ever Lied to a Dentist? So Has This Guy
If you've ever lied and told the dentist that you floss every day, then you know the guilt that comes with itThe latest sketch comedy video from Good Cop Great Cop harps on that discomfort, and takes ...
11:15 am -04 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 8 Space Products You Can Buy Online
Are you sick and tired of buying things that have only been on Earth? Do you feel like products become infinitely more valuable once they've experienced the vacuum of space? Have you ever dreamed of o...
10:54 am -07 - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Inside Facebook's Mobile Strategy
Eighteen months ago, Mark Zuckerberg was not happy with Facebook's mobile strategy. The world's largest social network was offering up a weak product — a hybrid app running on HTML5 instead of n...
08:00 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Fixing Multiple iOS 7 Bugs Already
After the iOS 7 hype, get ready for iOS 7.01. Apple is reportedly updating its operating system Friday to fix a number of bugs affecting the iPhone 5S, which is about to go on saleThe company has also...
07:50 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Top 6 Sports Apps for Your Smartphone
We all use our smartphones to call, email or text — until football (or basketball ... or baseball ... or hockey) season starts. After that, a device's sole purpose is to deliver stats, scores an...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Is This Our First Alien Encounter?
Bet you never thought ET would look like this — or that we'd find him hitching a ride on a weather balloonBut that is exactly what a team from the University of Sheffield says happened, accordin...
06:49 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Hypnotic Burning Man Time-Lapse Captures Magic in the Desert
Burning Man 2014 starts in approximately 11 months and 11 days, which means you have a lot of time to kill until your Instagram feed lights up with dazzling shots of the Black Rock DesertUntil then, r...
06:21 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable How to 3D-Print Objects Larger Than Your 3D Printer
As 3D printing technology becomes more accessible, one factor still limits your creativity: the size of the printerA 3D printer can't print anything bigger than itself. So if you want to 3D print a ch...
05:45 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable How Much Longer Can Earth Support Life?
Earth could continue to host life for at least another 1.75 billion years, as long as a nuclear holocaust, an errant asteroid or some other disaster doesn't intervene, a new study calculates.But even ...
05:11 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Apple Users Sent 7 Million iOS 7 Tweets in Two Days
If it feels like your entire Twitter feed is tweeting about the new iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 7, you're not aloneMore than 7 million tweets about iOS 7 were sent in the 24 hours before and...
04:56 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable The Hound From 'Game of Thrones' Sings the Rolling Stones
With his ferocious fighting skills, mysterious nature and surprising sense of compassion, it's understandable if mercenary bodyguard The Hound is one of your favorite Game of Thrones charactersBut thi...
04:33 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Snoutbook? Pets Get Their Own Social Media App
You already knew social media was really just a good excuse to share a bunch of silly pictures of your cat. Now, there's a social media network just for petsPetigram is a new mobile app that focuses o...
04:06 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable iPhone Whale Trick Is Even Cuter in iOS 7
There are a lot of reasons to enjoy Apple's design overhaul in iOS 7. But no one has asked the whales how they feel about the new look — that is, until now.That cute iPhone whale trick you've te...
03:35 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable California Legally Approves Peer-to-Peer Ridesharing
The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to legally approve peer-to-peer ridesharing as provided by companies like Lyft, Sidecar, and UberXThe decision has been long-aw...
03:17 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Intel Powers Microprocessor With Glass of Wine
Pour a tall one for super-efficient computer chips. Literally. Device engineers at Intel have created a microprocessor that powers up from a single glass of red wine.SEE ALSO: Supercharged! Battery Po...
03:13 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Gamers' Touching Tributes to Nintendo Visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi
If you've ever played a Nintendo video game, Hiroshi Yamauchi has more likely than not touched your life. Yamauchi — a businessman who lead Nintendo as president from 1949 to 2002 — died T...
02:39 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Conan Relates to Your iOS 7 Woes
You're probably a tad tired today from trying to update your Apple gadgets to iOS 7 over the past 24 or so hours. We sympathizeApple made its new software available to the public on Wednesday, but did...
02:24 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable 'AllThingsD' Team Parts Ways With Dow Jones
Dow Jones has decided to part ways with the operators of All Things Digital, the conference and technology news site founded by veteran journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher (pictured above) in 2...
02:00 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable No, the Government Never Asked Linus Torvalds for a Backdoor in Linux
Contrary to some online reports, Linus Torvalds, a founder of Linux, was never asked by the U.S. government to put a backdoor into the popular open source operating systemThe misunderstanding, reporte...
01:49 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Mega: The Biggest Smartphone Ever
How big is too big? When you're talking Samsung smartphones, the limit is seemingly endlessFirst, we saw the hefty Galaxy Note, then the immense Galaxy Note II and now the gargantuan Galaxy Mega.See a...
01:48 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable NBA Favorite: I Was a Victim of Catfishing
Chris "Birdman" Andersen helped the Miami Heat win its second-straight NBA championship in June, starring in a supporting role while endearing himself to fans with high-flying dunks and all-out hustle...
01:36 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Uncle Sam Makes Creepy Cameo in Bizarre Anti-Obamacare Ad
If a new ad is to be believed, it's possible we were all wrong about Uncle Sam's gesture, that maybe he wasn't pointing at us to try to recruit us into the army, but to give us a medical exam.The icon...
01:14 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Great Balls of Pastel! 10 Colorful Reactions to iOS 7
The iOS 7 release on Wednesday made Apple users scramble to update their gadgets.The colorful operating system facelift brought dramatic changes to the interface — well, if you were actually suc...
12:45 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Documentary Trailer Reveals Inner Twerkings of Pop Star
Miley Cyrus has been dominating news and social media for weeks, but it seems it was all just part of her plan"You're always gonna make people talk," Cyrus says in the trailer for her new documentary ...
12:36 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Sony to Launch PS4 Companion App in November
The Sony PlayStation 4 will get its own companion app for iOS and Android devices when the console launches in November, rivaling Microsoft's SmartGlass experience for the Xbox One, the company announ...
12:21 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Google Introduces New Flatter Logo
Google is the latest tech company to roll out a new logo, following in the footsteps of Yahoo and Bing.The company on Thursday introduced a new flatter logo for its homepage, just a week after it was ...
12:06 am GMT - Fri, September 20, 2013
Mashable Google's iOS Update for Chrome Is More Connected Than Ever
Google Chrome for iOS just got a little sleeker.Google updated Chrome for the iPhone and iPad, adding a new design for iOS 7 as well as improving the fullscreen experience on the iPad.See also: Top 25...
11:59 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable F*ck Cancer: Ditch the Pink and Embrace the F Word
Ditch the pink and embrace the F word.That's the advice of Yael Cohen, the 26-year-old founder of F*ck Cancer, also known by its PG moniker, "F Cancer." Cohen's mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in...
11:50 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable The 16 Best Things About iOS 7
If you've already downloaded iOS 7 — Apple's latest mobile software update — it probably feels like you have a brand new device (and you didn't even have to go out and buy one).Just like w...
11:28 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Google Wallet for iPhone Launches in the App Store
Google has just launched a free Google Wallet app in the App Store.Though the app doesn’t support in-store payments (since Apple’s iPhone doesn’t feature an NFC chip), Google Wallet ...
11:27 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Capture the World in Black and White for Our Photo Challenge
For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we want to see your best black-and-white photographs. Whether they're portraits or landscape shots, eliminating color from an image can accentuat...
11:22 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Singer Jessie J to Unveil New Single at UK-Based Facebook Live Event
Facebook is continuing its efforts to bring exclusive content from celebrities onto its platformThe social network announced on Thursday that it secured British singer and songwriter Jessie J for its ...
11:18 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Announces First Ad Product: Promoted Pins
It's been a long time coming: Pinterest, the heavily funded image and video-sharing network, announced Thursday that it is going to begin experimenting with paid advertising.The product is called "pro...
10:55 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Photographer Uses Social Media to Identify People in Iconic 9/11 Image
When Patrick Witty couldn't bear to watch any more victims fall from the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, he turned around and looked at his fellow witnesses.At that moment, as the towers were going dow...
10:55 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Photographer Identifies People in Iconic 9/11 Image Using Social Media
When Patrick Witty couldn't bear to watch any more victims fall from the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, he turned around and looked at his fellow witnesses on the corner of Park Row and Beekman Street...
10:29 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Hulu Renews 'The Awesomes' Due to Strong Viewership
Fans of The Awesomes, Hulu's first animated original series that stars the voice of Saturday Night Live star Seth Meyers and other well-known comedians, will get 10 more episodes of the superhero come...
09:53 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Watch an 'Honest Take' on Chipotle's Scarecrow Ad
Last week, a beautifully animated short video introduced the web to a fantastical, dystopian future — one in which a monolithic factory farming operation, Crow Foods Inc., controls all food prod...
09:36 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Hackers Set Sights on iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner
If you are first to hack the new iPhone 5S Touch ID fingerprint scanner you could win over $8,000, more than $800 worth of Bitcoin, a pornographic book, and a few bottles of wine, tequila, bourbon and...
09:33 pm -07 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Snoutbook? Pets Get Their Own Social Media App
You already knew social media was really just a good excuse to share a bunch of silly pictures of your cat. Now, there's a social media network just for petsPetigram is a new mobile app that focuses o...
09:07 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable BBC Reporter Mistakes Stack of Paper for iPad on Camera
BBC reporter Simon McCoy accidentally went on air and revealed the next Apple gadget — and it looks remarkably similar to a stack of printer paperDuring a live news segment turned fail, McCoy di...
09:06 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer Converts Users to Yahoo One Retweet at a Time
Marissa Mayer has worked to bring back users to Yahoo by improving its products. On Thursday, she took a different approach: Twitter.Over the course of several hours on Thursday, Mayer retweeted and r...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'Burlington Coat Fact' is the Parody Twitter Account You've Been Waiting For
In the vein of Condescending Corporate Brand Page, someone has created a fake Burlington Coat Factory Twitter account that provides trenchant satire about social media marketing.See also: Behind the S...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'Burlington Coat Fact' Is the Parody Twitter Account You've Always Wanted
In the vein of Condescending Corporate Brand Page, someone has created a fake Burlington Coat Factory Twitter account that provides trenchant satire about social media marketing.See also: Behind the S...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Tiny Asteroid Gives Earth a Close Shave
A small asteroid harmlessly zipped by Earth closer than the orbit of the moon on Wednesday.At just 3 to 10 feet in diameter, the tiny asteroid — called 2013 RZ53 — would have burned up in ...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 80Plus Events in Entertainment, PR and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ev...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'What Does the Web Say?' Catches You Up on Internet Culture
Ylvis asked the Internet a very important question as summer came to a close: What does the fox say? While several Vine video responses tried to answer the question, the video above by YouTube user Hu...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Catchup: 'What Does the Web Say?'
Ylvis asked the Internet a very important question as summer came to a close: What does the fox say? While several Vine video responses tried to answer the question, the video above by YouTube user Hu...
08:17 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Bill Nye Gives Fans the Gift of Science — In a Box
If you could give the gift of science, what would it look like? To find out, of course, we turn to Bill Nye.The famed "science guy", CEO of The Planetary Society and Dancing With the Stars contestant ...
08:04 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'Angry Birds Star Wars II': The Same Fun With More Trappings
Angry Birds Star Wars combined the best Angry Birds gameplay with the characters and worlds from the original Star Wars trilogy. We see even more of that merger in Angry Birds Star Wars II, which puts...
07:59 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable F*ck Cancer: Ditch the Pink and Embrace the F Word
Ditch the pink and embrace the F word.That's the advice of Yael Cohen, the 26-year-old founder of F*ck Cancer, also known by its PG moniker, "F Cancer." Cohen's mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in...
07:47 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Why Curiosity Rover Isn't Taking Selfies Right Now
NASA's Curiosity rover captures hundreds of images as she treks through the Gale Crater on Mars. But when Curiosity turns the camera on herself, she delivers the most breathtaking shot of all: a full-...
07:37 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Global App Downloads to Pass 100 Billion This Year
By the end of 2013, the total count for mobile apps downloaded will reach 102 billion, according to projections. That number pales in comparison to the number of app downloads expected by 2017: more t...
07:36 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 20 Gorgeous Instagram Photos of Public Places You Love
These 20 captivating photos represent some of the places Mashable readers love most in the world.For our placemaking Instagram contest, we challenged you to share a photo of a public place that is spe...
07:18 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Announces First Ad Product: Promoted Pins
It's been a long time coming: Pinterest, the heavily funded, 3 year-old image and video-sharing network, announced Thursday that it is going to begin experimenting with paid advertising.The product is...
07:17 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable The JOBS Act: What Investors Need to Know
On Monday, a new law takes effect that could change the face of startup investing.The Jumpstart Our Jobs Act (a.k.a. the JOBS Act, which has nothing to do with jobs) is a bill that President Obama has...
07:14 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Opens Trade-In Program to BlackBerry and Android Devices
It was only last week that Microsoft announced a trade-in program, offering at least $200 in Microsoft Store credit (toward purchases like the new Surface tablet) for used iPads in good working condit...
07:03 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable HP Debuts First PC With Built-In Leap Motion
HP made a deal with Leap Motion a couple of months ago, and we're now seeing the first fruits of that partnership in the Envy 17: a big laptop with Leap's motion control technology built inAs a PC, th...
06:57 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Does Your Business Need a Full-Time Social Media Team?
While some small business owners need convincing that social media can help their businesses, Steve Acree doesn't have any doubts. He doesn't have any time, either.Acree, founder and owner of Memphis,...
06:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Photographer Identifies People in Iconic 9/11 Image Using Social Media
When Patrick Witty couldn't bear to watch any more victims fall from the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, he turned around and looked at his fellow witnesses on the corner of Park Row and Beekman Street...
06:50 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 6 Bags That Charge Your Devices While You Travel
Life often moves with a certain regularity. Your phone is charged each night while you sleep, or perhaps each day, at your desk. When you need to look up directions to get un-lost or look up the addre...
06:17 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Surprising Places Where Ecommerce Is Taking Off
What characterizes a market that's primed for ecommerce growth? It's not a country's population size, income per capita, nor even the amount its residents are spending on retail goods every year ̵...
06:02 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Expected to Sell 5 Million to 8 Million iPhones This Weekend
Analysts believe Apple may sell more iPhones during launch weekend this year than in 2012, but not by much.Gene Munster, an analyst with Piper Jaffray, expects Apple to sell 5 million to 6 million iPh...
06:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2' Game Arrives for Mobile
The weather forecast for your mobile device today is cloudy, with a chance of meatballs.Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, the sequel to the popular animated film is set to hit theaters later this m...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 14 Extreme Selfies That Push Duck Face Off a Cliff
Time to step up your selfie game, InstagrammersRetire the bathroom-mirror duck face, and consider a more radical take on the art of self portraits. If you need inspiration to crank out the perfect ext...
05:28 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Samsung SmartCam Pro Lets You Watch Your Home Remotely
Wi-Fi-enabled security cameras are nothing new, but Samsung's latest model — the SmartCam HD Pro — allows you to remotely keep tabs on your home or an area you want protected via a desktop...
05:13 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable iOS and Android Get BBM 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....
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Tweet-Scheduling App 'Buffer' Hits 1 Million Users
Buffer, the social-media management app that lets users schedule posts to sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+, has reached 1 million registered users, according to co-founder Leo WidrichThe mi...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable As iGoogle Nears Its End, 'My Yahoo' Gets Beautiful Redesign
Yahoo has launched a complete redesign of its dated My Yahoo.It's been more than six years since the company touched My Yahoo, the homepage customization concept, but it's timing for a new look couldn...
04:59 pm -07 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable F*ck Cancer: Ditch the Pink and Embrace the F Word
Ditch the pink and embrace the F word.That's the advice of Yael Cohen, the 26-year-old founder of F*ck Cancer, also known by its PG moniker, "F Cancer." Cohen's mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in...
04:40 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Tim Cook Slams Android, Citing Low Usage
Android may have a much bigger chunk of the market, but that's irrelevant if people are actually using Apple devices more. At least that's Apple CEO Tim Cook's take on the marketCook, along with softw...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Disney Princesses Try on Their Boyfriends' Outfits
Disney princesses wear beautiful dresses, but they don't look very practical. It would have been much easier for Belle to maneuver the castle rooftop in pantsArtist Haruki Godo has given the women of ...
04:16 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Adoption So Far: As High as 28%
If you were frantically trying to upgrade your iPhone or iPad to iOS 7 on Wednesday, you weren't alone. Researchers estimate the adoption rate so far is as high as 28%.That's the figure from Mixpanel,...
04:02 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Tobii Lets You Control a Tablet With Your Eyes
Tobii's eye-tracking technology can make using a PC slightly more "natural," reading your eye movements to, say, scroll without needing to move a mouse. But for the disabled, it can be revelatory, all...
04:02 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 5 Apps to Ward Off Creeps
Developers make apps with a wide range of purposes, so it's no surprise that there are safety apps to help you ward off unpleasant people. After all, your smartphone is constantly at your side, making...
03:55 pm -07 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Photographer Identifies People in Iconic 9/11 Image Using Social Media
When Patrick Witty couldn't bear to watch any more victims fall from the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, he turned around and looked at his fellow witnesses on the corner of Park Row and Beekman Street...
03:04 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable These 20 Game GIFs Just Ain't Right
Video game quality has come a long way since the Pong days of yore. The characters, scenery and movements controlled on the screen are so lifelike now, hours of play will leave you questioning what is...
02:54 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Doubles Over-the-Air App Store Download Limit to 100MB
With the advent of iOS 7, Apple also quietly raised the limit for over-the-air App Store downloads from 50MB to 100MBThis means you no longer have to connect to a Wi-Fi internet connection to download...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Look Like a Pirate With This Free Photo App
Avast! Sept. 19 is no ordinary date — it's that special day of the year when you're allowed, nay encouraged, to talk like a pirate.In addition to rolling our "arrrrs" and liberally peppering our...
01:28 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Samsung SmartCam Pro Lets You Watch Your Home Remotely
Wi-Fi-enabled security cameras are nothing new, but Samsung Techwin's latest model — the SmartCam HD Pro — allows you to remotely keep tabs on your home or an area you want protected via a...
01:13 pm -04 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable iOS and Android Get BBM 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....
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 8 Ways to Use Instagram's API
Instagram has become one of the web's most popular platforms for photo and video sharing. To help users integrate the social network even further into their daily lives, it has released a public appli...
10:00 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable How Realistic Do 'Grand Theft Auto' Fans Really Want It To Be?
When gamers talk about wanting more realistic game, they're talking about realistic graphics, not a need for the characters to pop into CVS before their next shoot-out.See also: 'GTA V': Deeper and Be...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable NASA Asking Global Community to Help Combat Asteroid Threat
NASA continues to broaden its search for ideas that could help prevent killer asteroids from striking Earth.Agency officials will attend the World Maker Faire in New York City on Saturday and Sunday, ...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable NASA Asks Global Community to Help Combat Asteroid Threat
NASA continues to broaden its search for ideas that could help prevent killer asteroids from striking Earth.Agency officials will attend the World Maker Faire in New York City on Saturday and Sunday, ...
08:06 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Dave Coulier Stars in Live Movie Event 'Clean Guys of Comedy'
Dave Coulier of Full House fame is bringing his wacky impressions and harmonica to the big screen as part of Clean Guys of Comedy, a family-friendly standup show being broadcast live Thursday in nearl...
08:00 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Ellen Uncovers Deleted Scene From 'Orange Is the New Black'
You breezed through the first season of Orange Is the New Black in 13 glorious hours and now you're jonesing for new episodes like Taystee needs control of the television remote.Ellen DeGeneres, to th...
07:43 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 20 Apps That Look Great on iOS 7
Apple released iOS 7 Wednesday, and debuted a huge visual overhaul along with it. Heavily textured backgrounds and dark colors are out, while soft gradients, thin sans-serif fonts and bright, bold hue...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'Does The Dog Die?' Spares You From the Saddest Part of Any Movie
When it comes to sad moments in movies, a main character's death is potentially devastating, but there is no greater sorrow than the death of the sweet, innocent canine sidekick. That's where Does The...
07:04 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Camera Lens Adjusts Focus Like a Human Eye
Human eyes are an ideal lens. They can easily shift focus between several objects in a given scene, even if those objects are located at different distances. Attempting a similar ability with a camera...
06:28 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Great Scott! Watch This Supercut of Marty McFly Screaming
Before you judge Marty McFly's fondness for yelling in the Back to the Future trilogy, consider that you too would probably come unhinged if your mom flirted with you. And that's just in the first fil...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable James Franco Plays Intrusive Paparazzo on Instagram
The latest paparazzo to publish photos of James Franco is James Franco. The actor started posting scandalous shots of himself to his Instagram account Tuesday in an apparent parody of gossip and news...
05:48 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Facebook Apologizes For Ad Featuring Photos of Suicide Victim
Two online dating ads featured on Facebook this week included photos of a teenager who committed suicideThe social network has since apologized for the ads, which promoted a Canadian online-dating sit...
05:48 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Facebook Apologizes For Ads Featuring Photos of Suicide Victim
Two online dating ads featured on Facebook this week included photos of a teenager who committed suicideThe social network has since apologized for the ads, which promoted a Canadian online-dating sit...
05:33 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Snoop Dogg Wins a Pound of Pot on Boxing Match, Brags on Instagram
Snoop Dogg (or Lion, if you're into the Rasta thing) bet big on Saturday night's Floyd Mayweather - Canelo Alvarez boxing match. He won big, too, after Mayweather came out on top to bring his career r...
05:00 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable NASA Asks Global Community to Help Combat Asteroid Threat
NASA continues to broaden its search for ideas that could help prevent killer asteroids from striking Earth.Agency officials will attend the World Maker Faire in New York City on Saturday and Sunday, ...
04:59 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Celebrates New Bride on Instagram
LeBron James got married over the weekend, and on Wednesday afternoon finally got around to celebrating his new bride on social mediaJames married his longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson in San Diego...
04:51 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Pushes Out Refreshed News App for iOS 7
There was a time, not too long ago, when Yahoo, laboring mightily under the weight of being one of the oldest Internet players in the game, would struggle to push out a new update for even the most po...
04:25 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable U.S. Military Wants a Space Plane
The United States military is kick-starting a suborbital hypersonic vehicle program that also aims to launch payloads into orbit on the cheap.The new program, run by the Defense Advanced Research Proj...
03:47 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable iTunes Radio Debuts Stations Curated by Celebs and Twitter
New streaming music service iTunes Radio debuted Wednesday, when iOS 7 became available. Though users can create custom radio stations based on songs and artists, they can also discover music through ...
03:19 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'Bohemian Gravity' Is Smartest Queen Parody Ever
Timothy Blais decided that completing his master's thesis — titled "A New Quantization Condition for Parity-Violating Three-Dimensional Gravity" — wasn't enough of a challenge. So the phys...
02:54 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Helena Bonham Carter Plays Cruel Matchmaker in 'Great Expectations'
Even when Helena Bonham Carter lands a role outside the creative control of Tim Burton she's unable to escape her trademark ghoulish makeup and rotting costumes.See also: 14 Songs That Made Film Adapt...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Dangerous Vine Stunt Proves Internet Fame Isn't Worth It
These days, Vine videos amass Likes more for their humor or cringe-worthiness than visual or cinematic qualities. This has led Vine users to some interesting (and often dangerous) lengths for Internet...
02:20 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Thousands of People With Criminal Records Try to Buy Guns Online
Thousands of people with criminal backgrounds attempt to buy guns online each year — and that's just from one site, according to a new reportThe investigation, conducted by Mayors Against Illega...
02:07 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable The Next Best Thing to Drinking Wine With Hillary Clinton
Though the next presidential election stress won't start until spring 2015, it's never too early to pour yourself a drink in preparation.A New York vineyard released a 2012 edition of "Victory White,"...
01:51 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Internet Archaeologists Reconstruct Lost Web Pages
The Internet is disappearing. And with it goes an important part of our recorded history. That was the conclusion of a study Technology Review looked at last year, which measured the rate at which lin...
01:37 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg: PRISM Made Users Trust Facebook Less
Facebook has been criticized by the media and users many times over the years for privacy concerns, but Mark Zuckerberg suggested that nothing has had as much of an impact on user trust as the uproar ...
01:22 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto V' Sales Hit $800 Million in One Day
Grand Theft Auto V's first-day sales surpassed $800 million on Tuesday, putting it well above pace to become the fastest-selling game in history, game distributor Take-Two Interactive Software reveale...
01:14 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Twitter Unveils Updated App for iOS 7
Right on the heels of Apple’s iOS 7 release, Twitter has unveiled an update of its mobile app for both the iPad and the iPhone. Sporting a slightly redesigned interface, the update offers more i...
01:04 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Heineken Invites Soccer Fans to 'Share the Sofa' via Twitter
Since soccer fans are likely to have a mobile device in one hand and a beer in the other this season, Heineken is doing its best to infiltrate both.Hence the brewer's latest second-screen campaign, #s...
01:02 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Apple Shows Off iPhone 5C in Trippy New Ad
Apple ditches the warm, fuzzy voiceovers of previous ads for a more trippy approach in a new 60-second iPhone 5C spot, which makes the case for hardware and software synergyThe ad is an assault of col...
12:59 am -04 - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable LeBron James Celebrates New Bride on Instagram
LeBron James got married over the weekend, and on Wednesday afternoon finally got around to celebrating his new bride on social mediaJames married his longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson in San Diego...
12:56 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Epic Obit Celebrates the Life of a Veggie-Hating Southern Gentleman
This Georgia man's obituary is a prime example of how to properly honor a fulfilling lifeWilliam "Freddie" McCollough's obituary, published in the Savannah Morning News on Sept. 14, opened with a loft...
12:51 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Soldiers Feel Loss, Anger When Their Robots Die
Bomb disposal soldiers view their robots almost as pets, according to research conducted by Dr. Julie Carpenter at the University of Washington.These soldiers take care of the robots that do a gr...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Your Facebook 'Like' Is Now Protected by the U.S. Constitution
Clicking "Like" on a Facebook post or page is now a form of speech protected by the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment, according to an opinion issued on Wednesday by a federal appeals court, which o...
12:29 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Why You Were Added to Twitter Spam Lists
Over the last few days, Twitter spammers have been urging users to find out Louis Tomlinson's phone number, hear a leaked version of One Direction's new album and get a free iPhone.What's notable is t...
12:23 am GMT - Thu, September 19, 2013
Mashable Nvidia Launches Tegra Note, a Pen-Enabled Android Tablet
Watch your back, Galaxy Note. Nvidia has launched a pen-enabled Android tablet of its own. The 7-inch Tegra Note, which is expected to be available in October for $199, will serve as a reference desig...
11:44 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable What's New With the iOS 7 Software Development Kit?
The latest generation of Apple's operating system is here. For iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, the iOS 7 download brings new features, better multitasking and brighter colors.But what does it mean ...
11:34 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable This Ridiculous Butt Slide Is Baseball's Best Worst Play
Houston, we have a problem.The Astros are the worst team in baseball this year, but they aren't completely useless. Any team that can deliver Internet gold like this deserves some respect — wins...
11:14 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable 'Doctor Who' and More: 35 BBC Shows Hulu Just Snagged
Hulu's streaming-video library just got a big infusion of British programming with the addition of nearly 150 shows from the BBC — including popular sci-fi series Doctor Who, psychological crime...
11:02 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Facebook Launches Redesigned Mobile App for iOS 7
Facebook announced a new version of its iOS app on Wednesday to correspond with the launch of iOS 7. The new version of the Facebook app, which will be available in the App Store later on Wednesday, h...
10:52 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Apps: Download These Now
From Evernote to Shazam, it’s a big day for app updates.iOS 7 is now available for download, and many of the App Store’s biggest players updated their apps accordingly.See also: iOS 7: Her...
10:34 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto V' Is the Most Expensive Video Game Ever Made
The creation of Grand Theft Auto V cost an estimated $265 million, making it the video game with the highest production budget of all time.2011's Star Wars: The Old Republic isn't far behind, with an ...
10:30 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Watch the Sold-Out Social Good Summit Livestream From 20 Countries
Did you miss your chance to get a ticket for the sold-out Social Good Summit? You can still join the conversations happening at the 92nd Street Y in New York by tuning into the Social Good Summit Live...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry May Lay Off 40% of Staff This Year
Just hours after BlackBerry unveiled a new smartphone, more bad news has emerged about the company.BlackBerry is said to be planning to lay off as much as 40% of its staff by the end of the year to cu...
10:10 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Why Do Eric Schmidt, Sheryl Sandberg and Elon Musk Love Butte, Mont.?
The CEOs of the nation’s largest companies typically don’t have a reason to fly to Butte, Mont. But that’s where they are this week, a who’s who of corporate America, participa...
10:07 pm -04 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable The Next Best Thing to Drinking Wine With Hillary Clinton
Though the next presidential election stress won't start until spring 2015, it's never too early to pour yourself a drink in preparation.A New York vineyard released a 2012 edition of "Victory White,"...
10:03 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable How to Get iOS 7 Now
After months of build up and waiting, Apple's latest iOS 7 software for mobile devices is finally here — and the update is pretty solid. The company is calling it "the biggest change to iOS sinc...
09:40 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Twilio Adds Photo Messaging Support
Twilio added support for picture messaging Wednesday, allowing customers to send and receive photo messages.Twilio, previously a text-only service, provides a telephony infrastructure that lets develo...
09:21 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Reddit, Civil Liberties Groups Renew Push for Email Privacy
A coalition of digital civil liberties groups, joined by Internet companies like Reddit and DuckDuckGo, are making a renewed push for yet a new bill in a fight to reform a 1986 online privacy law that...
09:14 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Apple Updates iTunes to Include iTunes Radio
Apple updated iTunes to version 11.1 Wednesday, bringing a number of new features to the music software.The biggest update: iTunes Radio. iTunes Radio is a new streaming radio offering from Apple tha...
09:11 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Memoir App Aims to Give Everyone a Perfect Memory
Lee Hoffman knows he's not normal. "Incredibly bizarre" would be a better description, he says.For the past five years, Hoffman has carefully tracked every emotion, every activity, every thought and e...
09:09 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable GoDaddy Adds Twitter Functionality to Small Business Set-Up Plan
Noting that 85% of its small business customers don't have a Twitter account, GoDaddy has partnered with Twitter to let such customers quickly set up a profile page.The Twitter functionality, availabl...
08:59 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Now Available for Download
iOS 7 is finally here, available as a free update to owners of iOS devices.The next generation of Apple’s mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, iOS 7 represents a complete...
08:53 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Google Launches New Company, Calico, to Extend the Human Life Span
Google is taking on death itself with Calico, a new company charged with extending the human life spanThe initiative, announced in a Time cover story, will be run by Arthur Levinson, former CEO of Gen...
08:39 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Facts You Didn't Know About the Beatles
The Beatles are probably the most influential musicians of the 20th century, but did you know they really wanted to star in a movie version of Lord of the Rings? Thankfully, Stanley Kubrick had the go...
08:27 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Minimalist 'Star Wars' Posters Infiltrate the Galaxy
Star Wars ships have lingered in the shadow of the Death Star long enough. Now they have their moment in the sun — or Tatooine moonsArtist Thong Le created a series of minimalist Star Wars ship ...
07:53 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Beijing Calls Fears Over Internet Crackdown 'Paranoia'
In China, “people enjoy full freedom on the Internet,” an official from the Ministry of Information told Indian reporters during a visit to Mumbai this week, according to DNA, a news outle...
07:33 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable iOS 7: Here's What's New
iOS 7 is set to drop on Wednesday, and with it comes arguably the biggest overhaul to iOS since its debut back in 2007.The biggest change in iOS 7 is its complete visual overhaul. Every pixel was redr...
07:32 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable At Last, Drunk Driver From YouTube Confession Pleads Guilty
One viral video and several twists and turns later, Matthew Cordle finally kept his promise to accept responsibility for his involvement in a fatal crash.The 22-year-old pleaded guilty to charges of a...
07:12 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable iPad Mini 2 Spotted in Space Gray
The launch of the next-generation iPhones are top of mind for Apple fans this week, but we have good news for those patiently awaiting tablets, too: Leaked images of the iPad mini 2 in a "space gray" ...
06:48 pm +01 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable YouTube's Apps Will Soon Let You Watch Videos Offline
If you've ever wished you could get your YouTube fix even when your phone isn't connected to the Internet, you're in luck.YouTube announced late Tuesday that it plans to introduce a new feature in Nov...
06:29 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Private Spacecraft Launches Today From U.S. East Coast: How to Watch
A new commercial spacecraft built to haul cargo to the International Space Station will launch into space from Virginia's Eastern Shore Wednesday, and it just might be visible from a wide swath of the...
06:29 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Watch Antares Rocket Launch to Space Station
A new commercial spacecraft built to haul cargo to the International Space Station launched into space from Virginia's Eastern Shore Wednesday.The new Cygnus spacecraft, built by the spaceflight compa...
06:21 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Syrian Rebels Use iPads and Smartphones to Aid Weaponry
In the absence of a military infrastructure, Syrian rebels have turned to smartphones and tablets to track, aim mortars at, and plot attacks against government troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assa...
06:12 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Eagle Cam Is the Most Majestic Thing You'll See All Day
This isn't a music video for Seal's "Fly Like an Eagle," but it may as well be.Some beautiful soul attached a camera to an eagle's back and captured the majestic flight that a human's large, dense bon...
06:06 pm +01 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Offers Revamped Internet Explorer 11 Preview for Windows 7 Users
Internet Explorer, the browser that has suffered the critical wrath of frustrated Web surfers for years, is finally getting a dramatic refresh with the debut of IE11. An early Developer Preview of IE1...
06:04 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Announcing the Finalists for The Mashies Awards
Social media has revolutionized the field of marketing. With the rise of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, consumers' roles have shifted from observers to brand advocates, which means that m...
05:51 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Hulu to Expand Content Lineup 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 storiesT...
05:48 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable YouTube's Apps Will Soon Let You Watch Videos Offline
If you've ever wished you could get your YouTube fix even when your phone isn't connected to the Internet, you're in luck.YouTube announced late Tuesday that it plans to introduce a new feature in Nov...
05:06 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Offers Revamped Internet Explorer 11 Preview for Windows 7 Users
Internet Explorer, the browser that has suffered the critical wrath of frustrated Web surfers for years, is finally getting a dramatic refresh with the debut of IE11. An early Developer Preview of IE1...
04:56 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Grumpy Cat Inks Endorsement Deal With Friskies
Grumpy Cat got some happy news this week: She'll now be a "spokescat" for Friskies.The feline Internet star — who also goes by the name "Tardar Sauce," is promoting "The Friskies," an award show...
04:35 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Pandora Gets a New Logo, Redesigned iOS Apps
Along with the launch of its redesigned iOS 7 apps Wednesday Pandora as a whole is seeing a little bit of a design update in the form of a new logo.The new logo will appear on Pandora’s website,...
04:30 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable 11 College Survival Tips From Disney Princesses
It's hard to know how to navigate the murky waters of college. Before you dissect Pitch Perfect in hopes of some guidance, try looking to the women who taught you all the important lessons when you we...
04:05 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable The 31 Startups Twitter Has Acquired
Twitter's looming IPO brings up a lot of questions, the biggest of which being what going public will mean for the company's futureAs any good history teacher will tell you, the best way to understand...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Dave Coulier Talks 'Full House' and the Tragic Fate of Mr. Woodchuck
Full House fans, we have some good news and some bad newsFirst the good: Dave Coulier, a.k.a. Uncle Joey, has kept the famous Mr. Woodchuck after all theses years (eighteen since the last episode ran)...
03:30 pm -07 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Watch the Sold-Out Social Good Summit Livestream From 20 Countries
Did you miss your chance to get a ticket for the sold-out Social Good Summit? You can still join the conversations happening at the 92nd Street Y in New York by tuning into the Social Good Summit Live...
03:29 pm -07 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry May Lay Off 40% of Staff This Year
Just hours after BlackBerry unveiled a new smartphone, more bad news has emerged about the company.BlackBerry is said to be planning to lay off as much as 40% of its staff by the end of the year to cu...
03:10 pm -07 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Why Do Eric Schmidt, Sheryl Sandberg and Elon Musk Love Butte, Mont.?
The CEOs of the nation’s largest companies typically don’t have a reason to fly to Butte, Mont. But that’s where they are this week, a who’s who of corporate America, participa...
03:07 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Bright Raises $14 Million to Make Your Job Search More Efficient
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: BrightOne-Liner Pi...
03:04 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable BlackBerry Z30 Has a 5-Inch Display and BB OS 10.2
BlackBerry has launched the Z30, a 5-inch smartphone, the first one to sport the new version of BlackBerry OS, 10.2Following in the footsteps of the Z10, the Z30 doesn't have a physical keyboard, once...
03:03 pm -07 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable How to Get iOS 7 Now
After months of build up and waiting, Apple's latest iOS 7 software for mobile devices is finally here — and the update is pretty solid. The company is calling it "the biggest change to iOS sinc...
02:45 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Infinity Blade III Is Now Available in Apple's App Store
Infinity Blade III, the game used to showcase the iPhone 5S' capabilities during Apple's recent iPhone event, is now available for purchaseThe release comes hours before the scheduled release of iOS 7...
02:03 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Google Treks Expands the Definition of Travel Photography
With Google Treks, travel photography may never be the same.Using the familiar Google Street View, this project stitches together web tours of worldwide destinations like the Grand Canyon and Galapago...
01:08 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Google Celebrates Léon Foucault's Birthday With an Interactive Doodle
Today's Google Doodle is a tribute to French physicist Léon Foucault, best known for his Foucault pendulum, which demonstrates the rotation of the Earth on its axis. Foucault was born on Septembe...
01:04 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable The Beginner's Guide to HootSuite
Juggling multiple social media accounts across several networks can get hectic, especially when there's a fine line between a manageable number of browser tabs and a terrible guessing game.Self-respec...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable You Can't Possibly Frown at Grumpy Cat Cake Pops
Grumpy Cat cake pops add a touch of sweetness to the famous kitty's cranky disposition. And now you can learn to make these bite-sized bits of cranky goodness.Blogger and cookbook author Angie Dudley ...
11:00 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable 50-Foot Fire-Breathing Dragon Holds Title for World's Largest Walking Robot
Every August for the past 500 years, German festival goers come to the Bavarian forest to see a performance of the traditional folk play Drachenstich, or “Slaying of the Dragon.” Naturally...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Batman Goes Old School in 'The Dark Knight' 8-Bit Remake
Holy 8-bit revamp, Batman. The Caped Crusader and Joker battle old-school video game style for a new take on The Dark Knight.The latest video from CineFix's "8-Bit Cinema" series recreates the enormou...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Online Merchants Don't Want You to Pay With Your Credit Card
In the early days of the consumer Web, online merchants had to get over shoppers’ hesitation to commit credit-card data over the Internet. Now, it appears that it’s the merchants who are b...
08:35 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Adobe Launches Photoshop Photography Program with Special Offer
Adobe announced a new offer called the Photoshop Photography Program on its official blog Tuesday. The $9.99 per month deal gives perpetual owners of Photoshop CS3-CS6 licenses access to Photoshop CC,...
07:55 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Compulsive Fall Disorder: A Public Service Announcement
Do you go apple picking? Drink Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes? Obsess over cardigans? Do you Instagram the whole time?If you said yes to any of the above, you could be suffering from Compulsive Fall D...
07:36 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Student Hackathon Aims to Break World Record This Weekend
With free catered food and gallons of energy drinks fueling wired, red-eyed coders, the organizers of MHacks, University of Michigan's second-annual hackathon, say they're confident that the 36-hour m...
07:26 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Rival Epically Trolls 'Grand Theft Auto V' With Promoted Twitter Trend
The hotly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V hit shelves on Tuesday, giving gamers of all ages spasmodic fits of joy. Many of those gamers logged on to Twitter, where they saw the promoted trend #GATVMake...
06:59 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Printable, Foldable Shoes Could Solve World's Footwear Shortage
There are probably at least four pairs of shoes in your closet right now. Consider yourself lucky, because more than 300 million people in developing nations do not even own one pairThe team behind Un...
06:42 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable The Loser of This Fantasy Football League Gets a Heinous Tattoo
Think you're a big fantasy football player? Think you've got all the insights on hot pickups, who to start and who to sit? Heck, maybe you're even as hardcore as the guy who recently brought his lapto...
06:31 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Grisly Live-Action 'GTA V' Fan Video Explores Characters' Connections
Grand Theft Auto V, out Tuesday, upped the gaming ante by allowing players to switch between three characters to cause mayhem around the fictional city of Los Santos. But what if their connections run...
06:20 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5C Review Roundup: An Early Peek
The debut of Apple's iPhone 5C surprised both analysts and fans, who were mostly expecting a low-priced device geared towards capturing more market share in budget-conscious China. However, in tr...
06:00 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Graphene Computer Chip Runs on Light, Not Electricity
Computing is getting a little greener, thanks to a material called grapheneNew studies suggest that integrating the "strongest material in the world" into computer chips would allow them to run off of...
05:42 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Kevin Ware Dunks Months After His Horrific Injury Went Viral
Remember Kevin Ware? He's the University of Louisville basketball player whose incredibly gruesome March Madness injury went viral online this spring. Video of the injury was viewed across the web, wh...
05:17 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Review Roundup: The Early Verdicts
Apple’s newest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5S, doesn’t hit stores until Sept. 20. Some reviewers, however, have already had the opportunity to spend a few days with the smartphone.So, ...
04:59 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Best Newscast Ever? Anchor Quotes Rap Lyrics For 5 Straight Minutes
Louisville sports anchor Adam Lefkoe has outdone himself this time, quoting classic rap lyrics for five straight minutes in one truly epic segmentFrom MC Hammer and Skee-Lo to Jay Z and Dr. Dre, see h...
04:41 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable LinkedIn Demands Transparency From U.S. Government in Court
LinkedIn filed a legal challenge against the U.S. government in the Unites States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) Tuesday in an effort to publicly share information regarding the govern...
04:17 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Customize Your Perfect Footwear With Shoes of Prey
The perfect pair of shoes are hard to find. But Shoes of Prey has attempted to take the hassle out of the process with customizable designs that can be rendered online before purchase — giving s...
03:46 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Gigantic Galaxy Cluster Blazes in Amazing New Hubble Photo
A new image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows an enormous collection of galaxies and star clusters in stunning detail.Hubble spied 10,000 or so of the estimated 160,000 globular star groupings ...
03:26 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Rival Epically Trolls 'Grand Theft Auto V' With Promoted Twitter Trend
The hotly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V hit shelves on Tuesday, giving gamers of all ages spasmodic fits of joy. Many of those gamers logged on to Twitter, where they saw the promoted trend #GATVMake...
03:12 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Jack Dorsey: Square IPO Will Happen 'Eventually'
Amidst the hullabaloo surrounding Twitter's IPO announcement last week, it was easy to forget that Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is actually running another company with IPO potentialIn an interview ...
02:42 am -04 - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable The Loser of This Fantasy Football League Gets a Heinous Tattoo
Think you're a big fantasy football player? Think you've got all the insights on hot pickups, who to start and who to sit? Heck, maybe you're even as hardcore as the guy who recently brought his lapto...
02:38 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable NSA Contract With French Hacking Company Revealed
The National Security Agency is considered by some to have the best roster of hackers in the world; but sometimes even the best need some help. That may well be the reason the NSA became a customer of...
02:15 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable 14 Ways 'New Girl' Can Help You Cheat Adulthood
Fox's New Girl begins its third season on Tuesday night. While anxiously waiting to discover the fate of Jess and Nick's (finally) budding romance, we gathered some of Nick Miller's finest tipsThe lof...
02:05 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Incredibeard Reveals Hairy Truth About Internet Fame
When two beards meet, the greater beard has the right of way. Isaiah Webb (a.k.aIncredibeard) can attest to this factThe 29-year-old San Franciscan gained traction online, from Instagram to Tumblr to ...
01:53 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Apple App Store Introduces Legacy App Download Option
Apple iPads, iPhones and iPods have been around long enough that some of the newer versions of iOS no longer work on them. Case in point: A first-generation iPad works with iOS 5.1.1, but nothing abov...
12:55 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Will Twitter Be the Last Big Social Media IPO?
Twitter won't be the first big social media company to go public, but it may well be the last — at least for a whileAfter back-to-back years of blockbuster IPOs from Facebook and LinkedIn —...
12:37 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable An Interactive Map of the Colorado Floods
The past week has seen devastating flooding to Colorado's Front Range, forcing thousands to flee their homes and killing seven.The Atlantic's In Focus gallery is showcasing some of the images that ill...
12:32 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable Expanded 'Mad Men' Season 7 to Air Over 2 Years
AMC delivered its third major announcement within a week on Tuesday, informing Mad Men fans that season 7 will be split into two seven-episode parts titled "The Beginning" and "The End of an Era." The...
12:18 am GMT - Wed, September 18, 2013
Mashable 5 Issues That Could Derail Twitter
Twitter is on top of the world right now. Its user base and revenues are both growing. A slew of recent acquisitions and hires have maintained momentum — and of course, there's that upcoming IPO...
11:48 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 47 Million Americans Have LTE Subscriptions
The United States leads the rest of the world in LTE subscriptions. There are more than twice as many American LTE subscribers (47 million) than subscribers in either South Korea (20 million) or Japan...
11:45 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Social Good Summit Spreads to 120Plus Countries
The World Risk Index ranked the Philippines to be the third most vulnerable country to climate change and natural disasters. Its capital, Manila, is the second most at risk city on the planet. To addr...
11:40 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable LivingSocial Offers Merchants a New Deal
Call it a pivot, of sorts: On Tuesday morning, LivingSocial — Groupon's biggest, though still privately owned, rival in the local daily deals space — sent out a statement to press, announc...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Survival of the Cheapest: Can a European Travel Site Make It in America?
How do you book your online travel? On a site like Travelocity, Expedia or Orbitz? If you live in the United States, you most likely don't use Skyscanner, a global travel booking company with roots in...
11:24 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Plated Lets You Be Your Own Gourmet Chef
Busy schedules affect our food choices. It isn't just laziness that leads us to take-out and delivery — long days at work, school or raising kids can squash even the best of dinner intentions. W...
11:21 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Samsung Galaxy Gear
Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear smart watch got a lot of press and attention a few weeks ago, and you probably think you know all there is to know about the technology giant’s first wearable gad...
11:17 pm -06 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Review Roundup: The Early Verdicts
Apple’s newest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5S, doesn’t hit stores until Sept. 20. Some reviewers, however, have already had the opportunity to spend a few days with the smartphone.So, ...
11:06 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Sony Bravia Smart Stick Is a Feature-Packed Chromecast
Sony is taking on Google with the unveiling of its new Bravia Smart Stick, a tiny device that works with your HDTV much like Google’s Chromecast.Set to debut later this week, the Smart Stick wil...
11:02 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Do Not Track: 'Stealth Wear' Clothing Protects Your Privacy
If you want to protect yourself against government spying, or you're afraid you might be the target of a drone, there's hope beyond the good-old tinfoil hat. Two artists are now selling their high-tec...
11:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Pokémon Releases 'Catchatronic' Remix: Ash Is Back
Oh Ash Ketchum, how we missed youWith only a few weeks left before the release of Pokémon X and Y on Nintendo 3DS, Pokemon released a mashup that brings back the popular phrase, "Gotta catch 'em...
10:42 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable What to Do Before Downloading iOS 7
Apple is pushing out its iOS 7 software on Wednesday, and if we've learned anything from major system updates in the past, there will be kinksBefore you download the new software — which will be...
10:32 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Ben Affleck Responds to 'Batman' Backlash: 'I Handle Sh*t'
When Ben Affleck was cast as Batman in Zack Synder's Man of Steel sequel, we quickly heard everyone's opinions (read: expletives, pleas, freak outs and panic) on the matter. But the one voice we hadn...
10:11 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Time-Stopping 'Jumpstagrams'
For this week's round of the Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we wanted to see your best jumpstagram photos. Submissions ranged from jumping silhouette shots taken at sunset to BMX front fl...
10:05 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Dairy Queen Employee Will Bring Delight to Your Day
A Dairy Queen employee's actions prove that soft-serve ice cream is best served with a side of kindnessRedditor Happy_Penguin posted a picture of an email sent to the Dairy Queen in Hopkins, Minn., wr...
09:39 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 3 Strategies That Helped LinkedIn Dominate Professional Networking
Conceived during the summer of 2002 and launched in May 2003, LinkedIn now boasts 238 million users and has made great strides to become the world's largest professional network in its decade of exist...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Skin Tattoo Monitors Your Body Temperature
When it comes to grafting electronics onto skin, John Rogers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign churns out epidermic tech at a seemingly fevered pitch. Perhaps his latest creation wil...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Hammerhead Gives Bikers Turn-by-Turn Directions for Safer Riding
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but that's not how a biker decides how to get to their destination (or a driver or even a pilot, if you think about it)The best bike route ...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Hydrogel Speakers Stretch Across Screens to Play Music
An invisible, music-playing and sound-canceling gel may soon coat your smartphone, laptop screen, television, and even your car windows.This stretchy hydrogel speaker, a prototype invented by a team o...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Apple Patent Hints at Text-to-Speech Translation for Notes
A new patent suggests that Apple may add text-to-speech functionality to its Notes app, specifically for communicating in a different language.The feature will translate text into a desired language, ...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Steps to Kick Your Stock Photography Habit
Back in January, the six web design trends that should disappear this year were discussed. Stock photography, or "business porn" as Brian Massey calls it, is one of them. Sadly, this epidemic still pl...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Airbnb Users Already Cashing in on the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl and World Cup are fiercely competitive sporting events that pit rivals against each other for the ultimate victory. And we're not talking about the teams — it's all about the migh...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Track Fall Color Changes Online
Getting in the mood for cider and brisk morning walks with vistas of reds, oranges and golds?The leaves haven’t started changing yet, but when they do autumn admirers can track the progress of t...
08:22 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Google Wallet Update for Android Removes NFC Requirement
Google is pushing out a new version of its Google Wallet app for Android that will allow users to send money from their bank accounts to anyone in the United States.The update, which will come this we...
08:01 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable This Gadget Turns Your iPad Into a Powerful 3D Scanner
3D printing is an incredible technology, although it requires detailed information about the objects you want to print. For most people, this is a big limitation — it's not like every phone or t...
07:37 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Amazon Instant Video Gets AirPlay Support on Apple TV
Amazon Instant Video has finally been updated with full AirPlay support. As a result, you can now use the app to watch titles from Prime Instant Video and the Amazon Instant Video store right on your ...
07:35 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Burberry Uses Slow Motion on iPhone 5S for Dazzling Effects
You don't have to wait to receive the new iPhone 5S to check out its new slow-motion mode. Just turn to Burberry's Instagram feed.Apple lent the British fashion house the device, which isn't available...
07:35 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Burberry Uses Slow Motion on iPhone 5S to Dazzling Effect
You don't have to wait to receive the new iPhone 5S to check out its new slow-motion mode. Just turn to Burberry's Instagram feed. Apple lent the British fashion house the device to capture its pastel...
07:24 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Sharpen Your Photography Skills for Free at CreativeLIVE's Photo Week
This week, CreativeLIVE is hosting Photo Week, the largest photography education system of its kind: 50 courses taught by more than 50 top educators ranging in topics from wedding and concert photogra...
07:12 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Nokia Teases Oct. 22 Date for Possible Lumia 1520 Launch
Not long after rumors indicated Nokia planned to delay the September launch of its Lumia 1520 Windows phone, the company sent a save-the-date tweet for an "innovation reinvented" announcement in Octob...
06:56 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Bill Nye's Dance Moves Break the Laws of Science
The Dancing With the Stars judges may have misunderstood poor Bill Nye. But that didn't stop the famous scientist from gracing the stageAmerica's favorite bowtie-sporting science nerd debuted his danc...
06:37 pm +01 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Increases Dividend, Plans New $40 Billion Buyback Program
Microsoft announced Tuesday that its board of directors has approved a new share buyback program for up to $40 billion, replacing a previous $40 billion repurchase program that is set to expire at the...
06:32 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 10 Puzzle Games for Candy Crush Addicts
Candy Crush may be one of the hottest mobile games of the year, though it does have the drawback of only giving you five livesSure, you can bug your Facebook friends or pay for more lives instead of w...
06:32 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable After Technical Glitch, Iran Blocks Facebook and Twitter Again
Netizens in Iran lost access to Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday, just a day after surprisingly gaining access to the notoriously banned social networks.Iranian officials revoked access after a technic...
06:08 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Like Humans, Orangutans Plan for the Future
If you've been to a zoo, you may have heard an orangutan shouting at his exhibit-mates. As it happens, some of those shouts could have been plans for the future.The night before they intend to move, m...
05:58 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Next App Upgrade 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....
05:56 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Dennis Rodman Discovers Secret to World Peace in Fiery New Ad
For those who are baffled by Dennis Rodman, the man who enjoys the company of North Korea's totalitarian leader Kim Jong Un, a new ad for Wonderful Pistachios offers some explanation."Dennis Rodman do...
05:37 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Increases Dividend, Plans New $40 Billion Buyback Program
Microsoft announced Tuesday that its board of directors has approved a new share buyback program for up to $40 billion, replacing a previous $40 billion repurchase program that is set to expire at the...
05:25 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Volkswagen Revisits A-ha's 'Take on Me'
Volkswagen channels a strong sense of '80s nostalgia in a new ad that riffs on A-ha's classic "Take on Me" video.The ad for VW's Carefree Maintenance program shows a man daydreaming in the hand-drawn ...
05:18 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Dell's Inspiron Laptops Get a Battery Boost
Dell is upgrading its Inspiron line of consumer laptops with Intel's efficient Haswell processors, extending battery life significantly. The company is also updating the line of laptops with aluminum ...
05:05 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable TouchFire Keyboard Overlay Unveils Update for the iPad Mini
Despite a number of competitors on the market, most notably the Android-powered Nexus 7 and Galaxy Tab, Apple’s iPad has remained at the head of the pack in terms of mainstream successThat’...
05:05 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Britney Spears Debuts New Album and 2-Year Las Vegas Residency
After the cryptic countdown on BritneySpears.com flashed zeros under the all-capitalized phrase "ALL EYES ON ME," Britney Spears arrived via helicopter in Las Vegas on Good Morning America to announce...
05:05 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Britney Spears Confirms New Album and 2-Year Las Vegas Residency
After the cryptic countdown on BritneySpears.com flashed zeros under the all-capitalized phrase "ALL EYES ON ME," Britney Spears arrived via helicopter in Las Vegas on Good Morning America to announce...
05:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 5 Steps to Kick Your Stock Photography Habit
Back in January, the six web design trends that should disappear this year were discussed. Stock photography, or "business porn" as Brian Massey calls it, is one of them. Sadly, this epidemic still pl...
04:41 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Watch Ping Pong Balls Explode in Liquid Nitrogen
As they repeat in the video: Do not try this at home. The folks at Distort are much more careless with their appendages — playing with liquid nitrogen is obviously not recommended for those not ...
04:32 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Watch Apple's First iPhone 5C Commercial
Apple has launched the first ad for its "budget" smartphone, the iPhone 5CTitled "Plastic Perfected" and accompanied by a tune from Sleigh Bells, the app shows the elements of the iPhone 5C being "mol...
04:32 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Here's Apple's First iPhone 5C Commercial
Apple has launched the first ad for its "budget" smartphone, the iPhone 5CTitled "Plastic Perfected" and accompanied by a tune from Sleigh Bells, the app shows the elements of the iPhone 5C being "mol...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 6 Ways to Maximize Your Browser Real Estate
More, more, more. Everything's always better when there's more, and your browser toolbar space is no exception. With compelling online content behind every click, it's easy to find yourself overwhelme...
03:44 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Roots of Creativity Found in the Brain
The ability of humans to create art, think rationally or invent new tools has long interested scientists, and a new study reveals how the brain achieves these imaginative feats.Human imagination stems...
03:39 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable The Most 'Dangerous' Celeb on the Web Will Surprise You
You might guess someone like Angelina Jolie, Beyonce or Kim Kardashian would top the list of the most dangerous celebrity to search for on the Internet in 2013, but instead, the honor goes to Lily Col...
03:24 pm -04 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Sharpen Your Photography Skills for Free at CreativeLIVE's Photo Week
This week, CreativeLIVE is hosting Photo Week, the largest photography education system of its kind: 50 courses taught by more than 50 top educators ranging in topics from wedding and concert photogra...
03:02 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable With 5,000 Startups, Tel Aviv Is Edging Into the Tech Spotlight
The last time I tried to enter Israel was 1987. I was dragged away by three soldiers, deposited in a Jeep, driven to the Taba border crossing point and dumped outside the Egyptian border gate.I was re...
02:16 pm +08 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 15 Things Madonna Said on Reddit: I'm a Gay Man and Dream of Brad Pitt
Keep an eye on your hubby, Angelina Jolie, because Madonna is telling the world that Brad Pitt is in her dreams. During a candid "Ask Me Almost Anything" session on Reddit Monday, the 55-year-old firs...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 8 Things We'd Change About Twitter
Twitter, the second most popular social site in the world, intends to go public on a near-approaching date. That means that if you plan to buy any shares, you'll have a negligible say in the direction...
01:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 20 Tools to Showcase Your Portfolio
Working in a creative industry often means that you need to present your work on a global stage, using an attractive and professional platform. A great portfolio can help you land clients while buildi...
12:29 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Nokia Reportedly Delays Lumia 1520 Launch After Microsoft Deal
Nokia's Lumia 1520 (codenamed Bandit) will see the light of day a few weeks later than expected, Reuters reports citing sources familiar with the company's plansThe largest Lumia so far, though offici...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Wocka Wocka! 12 Muppet Impressions in 60 Seconds
Fozzie Bear might not get booed off stage if he picked up this guy's act.Brock Baker, known on YouTube as the "Man of a Kajillion Voices," shows off his impressive vocal skills by performing 12 Muppet...
12:00 pm +01 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Bing's New Logo Looks More Microsoft-y
Microsoft's has updated Bing's logo to be tighter, more abstract and above all, more Microsoft-y.The overhaul, which includes a more abstract "B" and a switch to the Segoe font, was consciously design...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Bing's New Logo Looks More Microsoft-y
Microsoft's has updated Bing's logo to be tighter, more abstract and above all, more Microsoft-y.The overhaul, which includes a more abstract "B" and a switch to the Segoe font, was consciously design...
11:00 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Reveals New Abstract Bing Logo
Microsoft has updated Bing's logo to be tighter, more abstract and more in line with the company's branding.The overhaul, which includes a more abstract "B" and a switch to the Segoe font, was conscio...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 4 Easy Ways to Stay Prepared for a Job Search
When you have a job you love, the last thing you want to think about is job hunting. After all, if you’re already doing something you enjoy, your time’s probably better spent figuring out ...
09:32 am -07 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Here's Apple's First iPhone 5C Commercial
Apple has launched the first ad for its "budget" smartphone, the iPhone 5CTitled "Plastic Perfected" and accompanied by a tune from Sleigh Bells, the app shows the elements of the iPhone 5C being "mol...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 'Star Trek' Teleportation Prank Confuses Mall Shoppers
This stunt takes "Beam me up, Scotty!" to a whole new universe.Illusionist Scott Penrose teamed up with streaming service blinkbox to stage a mind-bending prank in conjunction with the DVD r...
08:35 am +08 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Netflix Uses Content Pirates to Help With Programming
Netflix is following the pirates as it chooses content to add to its streaming-video service.When rolling out its service in the Netherlands, the company looked at what content to offer based in part ...
08:06 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Viral Video Recap: Must-Watch Memes of the Week
In this week's viral video recap, a brave cat takes on the theremin. Is this musically inclined feline a virtuoso or hopeless amateur? You decide.But if you're among the Internet minority who think do...
07:53 am +08 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Apple: Siri Is All Grown Up
We're less than three weeks away from the second birthday of Siri: October 4, the day Apple's intelligent voice-activated assistant was unveiled alongside the iPhone 4SBut Apple has already declared S...
07:27 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Taylor Swift Concert Surprise Will Leave You Smiling
Nothing matches the girlhood magic of attending a Taylor Swift concert. And thanks to a couple of awesome parents, this adorable kid experienced the magic firsthandRedditor BabsonMcChonkers shared a v...
06:58 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 3D-Printed Gun to Be Displayed at London Design Museum
It’s not every day that an art museum adds a gun to its permanent collection. But the Victoria and Albert Museum in London — self-described as “the world’s greatest museum of a...
06:52 am +05 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable World's First Invisible Skyscraper Planned in South Korea
A new skyscraper will soon be a part of the skyline in Seoul, South Korea — but you may not be able to see it.Architects behind the world's first invisible skyscraper were granted a permit to be...
06:29 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Good Deed Pranksters Spread Joy With $200 Tips
Pranks don't always end in embarrassment — take a look at a duo of do-gooders spreading happiness 200 bucks at a time.YouTube personalities and professional pranksters Stuart Edge and Andrew Hal...
06:16 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 15 Things Madonna Said on Reddit: I'm a Gay Man and Dream of Brad Pitt
Keep an eye on your hubby, Angelina Jolie, because Madonna is telling the world that Brad Pitt is in her dreams. During a candid "Ask Me Almost Anything" session on Reddit Monday, the 55-year-old firs...
06:03 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Control Your House From Your Smartphone With Revolv for iOS
As futuristic as it may still sound, syncing up your home's appliances and controlling them with your mobile device is science fact, not science fiction. Several products are on the market, but a new ...
05:43 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Behold the Loudest Crowd in Sports History
During Sunday night's huge NFL win over the visiting San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks fans broke the record for the loudest crowd in sports history. Then they broke it againFittingly enough for a...
05:25 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable UK Farmers Track Cows' Behavior by Connecting Them to the Internet
A ranch in Essex, England has started connecting its cows to the Internet to monitor any changes in behavior that could signal diseaseThe team behind the Cow Tracking Project attach a GPS device to ea...
04:50 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Facebook Has a Quarter of a Trillion User Photos
In a white paper shared by Facebook Monday morning about Internet.org, the company's campaign to get the entire world online, Facebook also shared some interesting information about the size of its ph...
04:43 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 'Rookies' App Immortalizes Your Photos as Retro Baseball Cards
A new free app called Rookies is tailor-made for sports fans and brings a new twist to the infinite number of photo apps on the webBut its secret sauce comes from a place far off the digital grid: the...
04:31 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Caesars to Offer Real-Money Online Poker in Nevada
Caesars Entertainment Corp., the largest owner of casinos in the U.S., will offer real-money online poker in Nevada starting Thursday, becoming the second operator to do so since the state legalized w...
04:23 am +05 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Comedian Godfrey Is Hosting the Mashies Award Ceremony
The Mashies Award Ceremony is right around the corner and comedian Godfrey will be hosting the showYou may recognize Godfrey from the movie Zoolander or from guest starring on 30 Rock and Comedy Centr...
04:02 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Facebook Spearheads Effort for Global Internet Access
The Internet has become so ubiquitous over the past two decades, it can be easy to forget that well over half the world's population still does not have access to it. To address this issue, a group of...
03:56 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable NBC and Fox Lead the Way in TV Network Online Chatter
With fall comes new TV seasons, and social media analysis firm NetBase has analyzed seven shows to find the opinions expressed across social media to determine which shows and networks viewers are mos...
03:48 am +05 - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Box Announces Collaborative Notes Tool, New iOS App
To the sounds of Blink 182, and sporting a suit, bright red tennis shoes and Google Glass, Box CEO Aaron Levie took the stage Monday morning to kick off Box’s annual developer conference, Box Wo...
03:40 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Mom Freaks Out After NBA Player's Devious Taco Bell Prank
Life is good for Ben McLemore. He was the seventh overall pick in June's NBA draft, giving him license to do all sorts of cool things. He can buy expensive toys. He can plot his course to the Hall of ...
03:05 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 10% of American Internet Users Shop on Smartphones
Americans lag behind Chinese Internet users when it comes to mobile shopping. Nearly twice as many Chinese Internet users (18%) shop via their mobile phones as Americans (10%).Statista's chart, below,...
02:36 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Universes Collide in Creepy Tom Brady 'Wrecking Ball' Parody
There usually isn't a whole lot of crossover between NFL fans and Miley Cyrus fans. But this video melds the two worlds to skin-crawling effect by superimposing the head of Patriots quarterback Tom Br...
02:24 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Brazilian Hacker Hits 14 NASA Websites
Starting last Tuesday, 14 subdomains of NASA went downOne of them, dedicated to the Kepler mission that searches for habitable exoplanets, had an announcement posted that read, "Down for Maintenance: ...
02:07 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Drake Album Leak Turns 'Pound Cake' Into Top Twitter Trend
The music industry is like a leaky faucet, with songs dripping out of it before the powers at be turn the handle. The latest drip? Rapper Drake's third studio album, Nothing Was the Same, has leaked o...
01:52 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Iran Unblocks Twitter and Facebook
For the first time since the "green revolution" that followed the 2009 elections in Iran, citizens of the country can access Twitter and Facebook.The social media sites, blocked for four years, were a...
01:44 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Nicole Kidman Brings the Glamour in 'Grace of Monaco' Trailer
Warner Bros. has released the trailer for Grace of Monaco, starring Academy Award-winner Nicole Kidman as the hollywood-royalty-turned-princess Grace KellySet in the 1960s, the film follows Kelly and ...
01:22 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable World's First Invisible Skyscraper Planned in South Korea
A new skyscraper will soon be a part of the skyline in Seoul, South Korea — but you may not be able to see it.Architects behind the world's first invisible skyscraper were granted a permit to be...
01:09 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable College Soccer Player's Startling Hair Transformation
Internet, it's time to get to know Evan Seltzer, a soccer player at Vassar College in upstate New YorkSeltzer, a senior defender this year, has had a nice college career. He has scored a few goals and...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Reddit Bans 'Find Navy Yard Shooters' Subreddit
Perhaps Reddit has learned its lesson.Hours after a subreddit cropped up, supposedly dedicated to identifying the gunmen who infiltrated the Washington Navy Yard and killed at least 12 people on Monda...
12:35 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Netflix Uses Content Pirates to Help With Programming
Netflix is following the pirates as it chooses content to add to its streaming-video service.When rolling out its service in the Netherlands, the company looked at what content to offer based in part ...
12:28 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Daft Punk, Nile Rogers and Pharrell Lose Themselves to Dance
In Daft Punk's new video for "Lose Yourself to Dance," Pharrell Williams and Nile Rogers jam along with the French electronic pop duo in what looks like a hip 1970s discotheque. The groovy stage stand...
12:11 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Secret Weapon for IPO: Facebook
When asked in a recent interview about his advice for Twitter's possible IPO, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg joked that he would probably be the "last" person one would want to ask on "ho...
12:05 am GMT - Tue, September 17, 2013
Mashable 6 Things to Consider Before Expanding Your Business
When you've got a thriving business, one of the toughest decisions to make is when to open that second location. Do you open one close by? Do you try to break into a new market? When is the right time...
11:53 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Apple: Siri Is All Grown Up
We're less than three weeks away from the second birthday of Siri: October 4, the day Apple's intelligent voice-activated assistant was unveiled alongside the iPhone 4SBut Apple has already declared S...
11:39 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable What Draws Developers to Android?
Our latest in the Ask a Dev series explores what attracts developers to Android. As Caldwell Shine, consulting architect, explains in the video above, it's about flexibility and versatility.Since Goo...
11:33 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable iPad Obliterate: A Tech Tale of Disaster
I messed up, big time. My own laziness resulted in the loss of well over one hundred drawings on my iPad — artwork I now must close my eyes and search my biological memory to see again. I could ...
11:27 pm +05 - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth Doubled in the Last Year
Mark Zuckerberg is back in the top 20 on Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans.The Facebook co-founder and CEO saw his net worth double from $9.4 billion (at the time the 2012 Forbes list was asse...
11:24 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Dental Cavities May Reduce Risk for Certain Types of Cancer
It's not often you hear a dentist say something nice about cavities, but that may be changing.In a recently published study in The Journal of the American Medical Association involving 620 participant...
11:05 pm -04 - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable 10% of American Internet Users Shop on Smartphones
Americans lag behind Chinese Internet users when it comes to mobile shopping. Nearly twice as many Chinese Internet users (18%) shop via their mobile phones as Americans (10%).Statista's chart, below,...
11:02 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable What 'Bustle' Magazine's Funding Really Shows Us
What does it look like when you mix up journalism and the tech-world ethos? That's a question that's been asked a lot lately, when Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post (and when Chris Hughes bought N...
10:53 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Comedian Godfrey Is Hosting the Mashies Award Ceremony
The Mashies Award Ceremony is right around the corner and comedian Godfrey will be hosting the showYou may recognize Godfrey from the movie Zoolander or from guest starring on 30 Rock and Comedy Centr...
10:30 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Tiny 3D-Printed Organs Aim for 'Body on a Chip'
Miniature human organs made by 3D printing could create a "body on a chip" that enables better drug testing. That futuristic idea has become a new bioprinting project backed by $24 million from the U....
10:18 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Box Announces Collaborative Notes Tool, New iOS App
To the sounds of Blink 182, and sporting a suit, bright red tennis shoes and Google Glass, Box CEO Aaron Levie took the stage Monday morning to kick off Box’s annual developer conference, Box Wo...
10:07 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Introducing #MashAdvice, Your New Twitter Advice Column
Technology makes our lives better, and ... more confusing.Should I send a Facebook friend request before the first date? If my dad, age 53, uses his laptop for browsing the web and checking his email,...
09:45 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Gap Returns to TV After 4 Years
Last month, Gap announced its "Back to Blue" campaign, a multi-platform effort spanning print, online, outdoor and, for the first time in four years, a return to TV. On Monday, Gap unveiled the two sp...
09:44 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Top 20 Cities in the U.S. for Facebook Developers
More than a quarter billion people play games on Facebook every month. All that activity translated into more than $2 billion for Facebook developers in 2012 alone.Clearly, Facebook apps are a huge bu...
09:38 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable 14 Machines That Were Brilliant in 1985
The thing about science and technology is that what's cutting edge today is quickly replaced tomorrow. And that's a good thing — constantly pushing the envelope to build better, more brilliant m...
09:34 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable 3,000 Employees Work at Site of Navy Yard Shootings
A U.S. Navy spokeswoman said the site of Monday's Navy Yard shootings is an "administrative building" for its systems commands for subs and ships."It's more of an administrative headquarters than anyt...
09:31 pm -07 - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Caesars to Offer Real-Money Online Poker in Nevada
Caesars Entertainment Corp., the largest owner of casinos in the U.S., will offer real-money online poker in Nevada starting Thursday, becoming the second operator to do so since the state legalized w...
09:26 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable The Sticky Situation That Delayed the Pebble Smart Watch
Not since kindergarten had Eric Migicovsky spent as much time thinking about glue as he did last year.While about 69,000 people waited for his company to ship the smart watches they had ordered throug...
09:11 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable AMC Announces 'Walking Dead' Spinoff Series: 'Spread the Dead'
AMC is plotting to give fans of AMC's The Walking Dead a new perspective on the zombie-infested world through a companion series, the network revealed MondayThe spinoff show, Spread the Dead, will fea...
08:58 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Google Buys Bump, Maker of Contact Info Exchange App
Google has purchased Bump, a 4-year old company known for its eponymous mobile app, which lets users exchange contact information by bumping their phones.Bump announced the move on Monday on its offic...
08:31 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable How to Turn a Composition Notebook Into an iPad Case
All iPads need cases, but you don't need to spend upward of $80 on a piece of plastic. This do-it-yourself case can be created with household materials and personalized with a notebook that fits your ...
08:20 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Full Report: United Nations Confirms Chemical Weapons Use in Syria
The United Nations released its report on Monday, confirming the usage of chemical weapons in Syria.On Aug. 21, President Bashar al-Assad allegedly unleashed a chemical weapons attack in a small subur...
07:47 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Revealed: Most Influential Emotions on Social Networks
One well-known feature of social networks is that similar people tend to attract each other: birds of a feather flock together.So an interesting question is whether these similarities cause people to ...
07:41 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Cynthia Rowley Pranks Mayor Bloomberg, Celebs in Fashion Video
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Mashable Google Glass No Longer Requires a Tethering Plan
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Mashable Credible Sources for Navy Yard Shooting News
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Mashable Samsung Rumored to Launch Another Smart Watch in Early 2014
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06:18 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
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Mashable 'GTA V': Deeper and Better Than Ever
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Mashable Sprint's Early-Upgrade Plan and Other News You Need to Know
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05:57 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth Doubled in the Last Year
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05:44 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Vine's Most-Followed Users Take Talent to the Red Carpet
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05:29 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Heart-Tugging Thai Ad Tells Epic Story in 3 Minutes
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05:20 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Watch: Costa Concordia Salvage Under Way
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05:02 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Don't Like a Virgin Mobile Ad? Blink to See the Next One
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Mashable Colonel Meow's 10 Tips for Conquering Mondays
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04:00 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Online Activity That Can Keep You Unemployed
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04:00 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
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Mashable 9 Amy Poehler Quotes to Remind You What's Important
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Mashable Google Glass No Longer Requires a Tethering Plan
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Mashable Samsung Rumored to Launch Another Smart Watch in Early 2014
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03:04 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable 10 Ways Startups Can Grow With Vine and Instagram Video
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Mashable 14 Machines That Were Brilliant in 1985
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Mashable The Dos and Don'ts of Pitching Journalists on Social Media
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01:59 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Will Apple Ever Fix the iMessage Text-Killing Problem?
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Mashable Beyoncé Responds Gracefully After Being Pulled Off Stage By Fan [VIDEO]
A Beyoncé fan went too far on Sunday night, pulling the singer off stage during her performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil.The security reacted promptly, quickly pulling Beyoncé back to the stage,...
12:27 pm GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Beyoncé Responds Gracefully After Fan Pulls Her Off Stage
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Mashable Apple Loves Being the Underdog
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10:00 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Scientists Accidentally Create World's Thinnest Pane of Glass
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09:03 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable 50 Fascinating Facts We Learned From the Internet
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08:00 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Fortified's 'Indestructible' Bike Lights Guarantee Anti-Theft Protection
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06:00 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Apple Loves Being the Underdog
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Mashable Netflix Wins Casting Emmy for 'House of Cards' Over Major TV Dramas
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04:04 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Netflix Wins Two Emmys for 'House of Cards' Over Major TV Dramas
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04:00 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Top 25 Digital Media Resources This Week
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03:00 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable No, A Severed Finger Will Not Be Able to Access a Stolen iPhone 5S
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02:16 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Sprint's Early-Upgrade Plan for Tablets and Smartphones Leaks Online
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02:00 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Over 630,000 Viewers Watched New York Fashion Week Online
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01:33 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Watch This Dry Ice Prank Freak Out Drive-Thru Attendants
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01:28 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
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Mashable 7 Reasons to Register a Private Tumblr
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12:31 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable Rideye Is a Black Box Video Camera for Bikes
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12:04 am GMT - Mon, September 16, 2013
Mashable How Veterans Can Use Technology to Find a Job
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11:50 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Britney Spears Releases 'Work B**tch' Early to Combat Song Leak
Pop star Britney Spears was dismayed to discover that a low-quality version of her song, "Work B**tch," which she had planned to debut Monday, leaked online Sunday morningSpears, 31, and her team comb...
11:50 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Britney Spears Releases 'Work B**ch' Early to Combat Song Leak
Pop star Britney Spears was dismayed to discover that a low-quality version of her song, "Work B**ch," which she had planned to debut Monday, leaked online Sunday morningSpears, 31, and her team comba...
11:35 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Twitter Experiment DMs You Recommendations on Who to Follow
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11:05 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Could SilentSense Rival iPhone 5S' Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner?
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10:30 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable 18 Twerked-Out Accessories That Can't Stop and Won't Stop
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09:58 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Bose's Tiny Noise-Canceling Earphones Deliver Sweet, Sweet Sound
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09:37 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable NSA's 'Follow the Money' Spies on Credit-Card Transactions: Report
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08:59 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable The iPhone 5S' Touch ID Is Perfect for Criminals
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08:30 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
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07:44 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Job Hunting? 260Plus Openings at NBCUniversal, About.com and More
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06:58 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Is the Chevy Impala for High-Tech Families?
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Mashable The iPhone 5S' Touch ID Is Perfect for Criminals
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04:44 pm -03 - Sun, September 15, 2013
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04:37 pm -05 - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable NSA's 'Follow the Money' Spies on Credit-Card Transactions: Report
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04:04 pm GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Vinyl Sales Increase 17.7% Since 2011
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06:15 am GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Twitter’s Private Filing Signals New Wave of Secrecy
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05:15 am GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable 6 Apps You Don't Want to Miss
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04:00 am GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Want an NSA.org Email Address? That'll Be $100
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03:15 am GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable NASA Celebrates Voyager Space Victory With Reddit AMA
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02:14 am GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5C Gets Colorful Reactions and Other Top Comments
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01:19 am GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Photographer Lands a Soccer Fan's Dream Job With Around-the-World Trip
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12:17 am GMT - Sun, September 15, 2013
Mashable Gordon-Levitt Faces False Fantasies and Porn Addiction in 'Don Jon'
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11:14 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Pulls Apple iPhone Parody Video
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10:29 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Can You Guess the Famous Voices Behind These Commercials?
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09:30 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable How to Clean Your Laptop
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09:13 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface Promotion Offers iPad Owners a Trade-In Deal
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08:51 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable How Online Dating Sites Use Data to Find 'The One'
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08:30 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable 25 Hungry GIFs for When Your Stomach Growls
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08:00 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Apple Products: All Talk, No Walk
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07:17 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
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06:50 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable In Defense of the Gold iPhone 5S
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05:59 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable How to Use Facebook’s Graph Search to Supercharge Your Professional Network
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05:13 pm -04 - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Surface Promotion Offers iPad Owners a Trade-In Deal
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05:00 pm GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable 5 YouTube Tutorials for Fancy Fall Updos
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08:30 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Sandra Bullock Asked Astronaut in Space for 'Gravity' Advice
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07:30 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable 'Shadow' App Helps You Track Your Dreams
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06:30 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Cookie Monster Takes a Bite Out of Hollywood in Movie Spoofs
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05:30 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable NBA to Use Motion-Tracking Tech Starting This Season
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04:30 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
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04:22 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: FBI's Microsoft Hack, Hands On With New iPhones and More
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03:30 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable How Wal-Mart's iPhone Discount Defeated Apple's Price Controls
Wal-Mart Stores plans to sell the newest iterations of iPhones at a discount, a pricing strategy that Apple has managed to squash for years. The cheaper iPhone 5c will be sold at the world’s lar...
03:10 am +02 - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Lefty or Righty? New Research Finds Genes for Handedness
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02:41 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable How Apple Really Settles Its Patent Disputes
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02:36 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable 12 Questions With the Coolest Athlete on the Internet
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02:10 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Family Shuns Technology Made After 1986
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01:41 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable 12 Outrageous FCC Complaints About Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus generated a lot of chatter over her risqué VMAs performance with Robin Thicke. So much so, in fact, that viewers aired grievances to the FCC.The Smoking Gun obtained the FCC's corresp...
01:29 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable 'Carter Family Portrait Gallery' Paints Beyonce Into Classic Art
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01:10 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Lefty or Righty? New Research Finds Genes for Handedness
Genes that play a role in the orientation of internal organs may also affect whether someone is right- or left-handed, new research suggests.The study, published Thursday in the journal PLOS Genetics,...
01:01 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Steve Jobs Inspires 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2'
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12:12 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope With Single Lens
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12:07 am GMT - Sat, September 14, 2013
Mashable Kim Dotcom Sues New Zealand for $4.85 Million
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11:28 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 80Plus Events in Marketing, Social Media and More
Mashable's Events Board is a great place to find the leading conferences in your industry — whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five ev...
11:03 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable U.S. Government May Have Wasted $321 Million on Tech
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11:01 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable European Phone Companies Brace for AT&T
Europe’s biggest phone companies have put the brakes on a flurry of asset sales as they brace for the likely entry by AT&T Inc. into the $313 billion market.Deutsche Telekom AG and Orange SA...
10:27 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Home Depot Marriage Proposal Will Make You Believe in DIY Love
A trip to Home Depot usually doesn't inspire misty-eyes and mopey grins, but this marriage proposal is completely changing that gameIt began when shopper Dustin took a casual trip to the construction ...
09:53 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable London Amps Digital to Make Fashion Week More Public Than Ever
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09:43 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Analysts: Twitter IPO Won't Alter User Experience
Ask any consumer tech startup in Silicon Valley about its primary focus, and you'll undoubtedly hear about some type of commitment to the user experienceWithout a doubt, Twitter as a public company wi...
09:14 pm +02 - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Google European Union Probe to Be Decided in Weeks
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09:00 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Apple iPhone Event: Did It Live Up to Expectations?
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Mashable Outlook.com Finally Adds IMAP Support
Microsoft has added IMAP support to its revamped Outlook.com platform, allowing users to access email on a remote mail server and sync the look of their inboxes across multiple platforms.The Outlook t...
08:14 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable T-Mobile, AT&T Reveal Installment Plans for New iPhones
T-Mobile and AT&T revealed details on Friday about the installment plans for its latest-generation iPhones, the iPhone 5S and the low-cost iPhone 5C, and it looks like AT&T has the edge in pri...
08:01 pm -03 - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable European Phone Companies Brace for AT&T
Europe’s biggest phone companies have put the brakes on a flurry of asset sales as they brace for the likely entry by AT&T Inc. into the $313 billion market.Deutsche Telekom AG and Orange SA...
07:39 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Fangirls Need a Very Specific Curriculum
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07:32 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Peek-a-Boo iPhone 5C Cases
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07:14 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Google European Union Probe to Be Decided in Weeks
Google Inc. will find out within weeks whether its recent offer to European Union antitrust regulators was enough to settle an almost three-year-old EU probe into the way it operates its search servic...
06:52 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Bake a Cake Worthy of Instagram
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06:37 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Outlook.com Finally Adds IMAP Support
Microsoft has added IMAP support to its revamped Outlook.com platform, allowing users to access email on a remote mail server and sync the look of their inboxes across multiple platforms.The Outlook t...
06:16 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable The 12 Types of Procrastinators
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06:08 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Audio Pioneer Ray Dolby Dies at 80
Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80 at his home in San Francisco. He has suffered from from Alzheimer's disease over the last several years and was diagnosed with leuke...
05:51 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Jeff Bezos Will Get Even Richer Off Twitter IPO
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05:35 pm +12 - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Mesmerizing Messi Flip Book Pays Homage to Soccer Legend
You may have seen soccer god Lionel Messi juke defenders, make visionary passes and score incredible goals. But you've never seen him like thisThe video above shows a mesmerizing Messi flip book creat...
05:22 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Startup Founders Who Met in School
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05:16 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Twitter's Confidential IPO 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 storiesT...
05:04 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Report: Twitter's Growth is Behind Schedule
Twitter has about 240 million users and is projected to end the year with 260 million, a far cry from the 400 million that CEO Dick Costolo had projected, according to a report.Citing unnamed sources,...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 18 Reverse GIFS That Could Turn Back Time
Though time travel would be an utterly fantastic way to experience real life in reverse, the likelihood torward its reality is still slim.For now, we'll have to rely on digital technology to turn back...
04:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 18 Perplexing Reverse GIFs That Could Turn Back Time
Though time travel would be an utterly fantastic way to experience real life in reverse, the likelihood torward its reality is still slim.For now, we'll have to rely on digital technology to turn back...
04:04 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Cases That Cost More Than the iPhone 5C
The iPhone 5C made headlines this week for its affordable $99 price point when you buy the phone in the U.S. on contract. We thought it would be fun to put that cheap figure into perspective.The price...
03:30 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 10 Stand-Up Comics Who Understand Your Tech Woes
Technology can be frustrating. Your Wi-Fi is spotty, your cellphone could crack, your mother might have discovered SnapChatBut what's bad for the general population is great for stand-up comics. After...
03:27 pm -07 - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Home Depot Marriage Proposal Will Make You Believe in DIY Love
A trip to Home Depot usually doesn't inspire misty-eyes and mopey grins, but this marriage proposal is completely changing that gameIt began when shopper Dustin took a casual trip to the construction ...
03:04 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable What Employers Look For In Your Online Profiles
Active job-hunters know that social networking sites can be some of the best tools for finding employment. These platforms showcase companies and their products, connecting job seekers to potential em...
01:27 pm GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Phone Sensor Could Control Prosthetic Limbs
A new version of the motion sensor inside your smartphone may double as a biological implant that could control prosthetic limbs and other artificial body parts, say researchers at Tel Aviv University...
11:28 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Apple's iPhone 5C Now Available for Pre-Order
Apple has put up its colorful new smartphone, the iPhone 5C, up for pre-orderOnce you choose from one of the five available colors and the storage capacity (16GB is $99, 32GB is $199), you can get the...
10:37 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Think Managing Federal Email Records Is Hard? Wait for Snapchat Records
Once upon a time, when federal employees used personal email for government communication, it was easy to call evasion, subterfuge or plain old trickery aimed at avoiding federal records-preservation ...
07:59 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Long Lost Star Wars-related Short Will Screen After 33 years
The long-lost short film that accompanied The Empire Strikes Back is striking back — 33 years after its releaseRoger Christian's 22-minute film Black Angel played before the 1980 Star Wars seque...
07:30 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Researchers Accidentally Set World Record for Thinnest Glass
Researchers accidentally discovered the world's thinnest sheet of glass, just two atoms thick.Their chance finding — now immortalized in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, o...
07:00 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Former Microsoft Exec Rethinks Email For Mobile
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: TipbitOne-Liner Pi...
06:35 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 'Jurassic World' Set for 2015 Release
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06:25 am +05 - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Downloaded Smartphone Apps in the U.S.
The most downloaded app in the United States corresponds to the world's most popular social networkYou guessed it — among iOS and Android smartphone users in the U.S., 76.1% downloaded the Faceb...
06:03 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Twitter Unveils Exclusive Feature For Verified Users
As if reporting an IPO wasn't enough news for one day, Twitter followed up their major announcement with a new feature Thursday to help its verified users better manage their Twitter conversationsThe ...
05:35 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Mesmerizing Messi Flip Book Pays Homage to Soccer Legend
You may have seen soccer god Lionel Messi juke defenders, make visionary passes and score incredible goals. But you've never seen him like thisThe video above shows a mesmerizing Messi flip book creat...
05:02 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Online Retailer Uses Activism as Currency
Indie online clothing retailer Aplomb revamped its business model to eliminate cash exchange and instead promote the exchange of ideas.Creative individuals write articles about things they want to adv...
04:30 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Apple Gives Burberry Early Access to iPhone 5S for Runway Show
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04:00 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable The Short Film That Takes Place Entirely Inside a Computer
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03:20 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable NFL Opening Week Social Buzz by the Numbers
As Americans had their eyes on the TV this past weekend watching football, it appears they also had their hands on the keyboard, "socializing" about the games. As with most major live events (think VM...
03:02 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 12 Enchanting Hayao Miyazaki Vine Videos
Director and animator Hayao Miyazaki would be proud of these enchanting Vine tributesAfter the news of Miyazaki's retirement, we dedicated this week's Vine challenge to the beloved creatorThis week's ...
02:46 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable How Much Is Twitter Worth?
The bird is finally leaving the nest.Twitter announced late Thursday that it has filed a confidential S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its IPO, capping off years of rumors abou...
02:23 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable A Developer's Guide to Apple's 64-Bit A7 Chip
One of the biggest surprises at Apple's iPhone 5S event was the news that the A7 chip inside the phone is 64-bit. Apple touts its new A7 chip as having "desktop-class architecture." This 64-bit proces...
02:10 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Twitter's IPO Filing: Here's What It Means
Calm down, Internet: Twitter is not going public just yet, nor any time in the next month or so at the very least. The company has filed a "confidential" S-1 IPO with the SEC, meaning it signaled its ...
02:10 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Twitter's IPO Filing: What It Means
Calm down, Internet: Twitter is not going public just yet, nor any time in the next month or so at the very least. The company has filed a "confidential" S-1 IPO with the SEC, meaning it signaled its ...
02:00 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Brilliant Vine Video Finally Answers 'What Does the Fox Say?'
Last week, a piece of musical genius from Norweigian band Ylvis took over the Internet and challenged us to our deepest core, asking an almost-crippling question: Image: YouTube, YlvisThe duo clearly ...
01:34 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Hurricane-Hunting Drones Probe Storm Anatomy
Off the coast of Bermuda, in the North Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Storm Gabrielle is churning. More than 700 miles away, on a quiet island on the East Coast of the United States, NASA scientists on Tues...
01:07 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Twitter Files for IPO
Twitter has filed initial paperwork to go public, the company revealed on Thursday. The company tweeted its announcement on Thursday afternoon:See also: 10 Must-Follow Breaking News Accounts on Twitte...
01:07 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Latest Move Paves the Way for Autoplay Video Ads
Facebook just took one step closer to running autoplay video ads in the News Feed. This is either great news (if you're an advertiser) or not-so-great news (if you're a user)On Thursday, Facebook bega...
01:00 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Facebook Tests Video Autoplay in Mobile News Feeds
Facebook will begin testing a new mobile feature Thursday that plays videos automatically as users scroll through their News Feeds. The videos will begin playing as they come into view on the screen, ...
12:55 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Downloaded Smartphone Apps in the U.S.
The most downloaded app in the United States corresponds to the world's most popular social networkYou guessed it — among iOS and Android smartphone users in the U.S., 76.1% downloaded the Faceb...
12:55 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable The 15 Most Downloaded Smartphone Apps in the U.S.
The most downloaded app in the United States corresponds to the world's most popular social networkYou guessed it — among iOS and Android smartphone users in the U.S., 76.1% downloaded the Faceb...
12:46 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Pinterest Hires First International Employees
Pinterest is hiring abroad for the first time, adding country managers in France and the UK to help grow the site's user base in Europe, according to a company spokespersonThe new managers will build ...
12:38 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable You Can't Unsee Nicolas Cage as Miley Cyrus
The Internet might be drunk.And after you watch this mashup of Miley Cyrus with Nicolas Cage, you'll probably agreeSee also: 10 'Wrecking Ball' Vine Videos That Will Destroy You With LaughterA very tw...
12:27 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable This Craft Queen Has DIY in Her DNA
Erica Domesek was enjoying a successful career in the fashion industry, working as a prop stylist and creative consultant for brands like Anthropologie, Kate Spade and Madewell.But when a friend menti...
12:22 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable Glass App Teaches Sign Language to Parents of Hearing-Impaired Children
A new app for Google Glass makes communication a little easier between parents and their hearing-impaired children.SMARTSign teaches ASL (American Sign Language) to Glass wearers. Kim Xu, a recent Hum...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable NASA Identifies 3 Potential Asteroids to Catch With Space Lasso
NASA has narrowed the list of candidates to three space rocks for an ambitious mission to capture an asteroid and tow it to the moon, where it can be explored by astronauts.The space agency's plan aim...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, September 13, 2013
Mashable 9 GIFs That Prove Video Games Are Dangerous
Today is National Video GameDay. To celebrate, enjoy a game on your Wii or Xbox Kinect, but remember to practice basic video game safety.Many have argued that video games are dangerous. The GIFs below...
11:44 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Fashionistas Go Bananas for Designers Who Don't Even Exist
New York Fashion Week brings together the impeccably dressed to mingle with bloggers, photographers and celebs, whilst parading around their Vogue-styleThe rest of us plebeians are left to witness hig...
11:42 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Disney to Buy Up to $8 Billion of Stock Starting Next Year
Walt Disney Co., the world’s biggest entertainment company, plans to buy back $6 billion to $8 billion of stock starting next year, stepping up efforts to increase investor returns as capital sp...
11:26 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Google Street View Unleashes 360-Degree Tour of Galápagos Islands
You can now tour the Galápagos, one of the most biodiverse places on earth, direct from your computer — with a little help from Google.Google has launched footage it collected in May o...
11:25 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Report: Apple's Fingerprint Scanner Requires a Numeric Passcode, Too
We now know a bit more about the fingerprint scanner on Apple's new iPhone 5S, specifically how it deals with security.Even though you can use the fingerprint scanner to unlock your phone and make iTu...
11:01 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Smart Glasses Will Re-Envision Travel as We Know It
A couple runs through an airport, anxiously looking at real-time flight updates via a head-mounted display. A man asks his smart glasses how to say "delicious" in Thai while using both hands to eat. A...
11:01 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Take a Mid-Leap Shot for our Photo Challenge
For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge Guest Series, we want to see your best mid-leap photos. Make gravity-defying illusions by setting up creative jump shots."A successful jumping photo captures e...
10:31 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Academics Launch Fake Site to Get Inside China Censorship
Nine years after Mark Zuckerberg quit Harvard University to build Facebook, one of the university’s political science professors, Gary King, decided this year it was time to launch his own socia...
10:05 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Voyager 1 Got to Deep Space on Less Memory Than Your iPhone 5
Although it's traveled 11.6 billion miles to interstellar space, Voyager 1's software isn't as high-tech as you may think. In fact, it has less than 40 KB of memory. To put that in perspective, your 1...
10:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Voyager 1 Reaches Interstellar Space, a Milestone for Human Exploration
More than 11.6 billion miles away from Earth, NASA's Voyager 1 has finally reached interstellar space, scientists confirmed Thursday."It's clearly a major milestone in the history of exploration ̵...
09:26 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Topshop to Use Chirp App to Distribute Runway Looks via Sound
After more than 4 million viewers tuned in to the livestream of its last fashion week show in February, Topshop is trying to one-up itself again: For its Spring 2014 collection reveal on Sept. 15, the...
09:03 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable STEM System Kickstarter Puts Virtual Reality in Your Hands
Immersive virtual reality could be much closer than we think, if a Kickstarter for a wireless motion controller posted Thursday meets its goals.The STEM System is a wireless, modular motion tracking ...
08:55 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Downloaded Smartphone Apps in the U.S.
The most downloaded app in the United States corresponds to the world's most popular social networkYou guessed it — among iOS and Android smartphone users in the U.S., 76.1% downloaded the Faceb...
08:43 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable New Mac Malware Could Spy On Your Computer
Here's a bit of unsettling news for Mac users: a new variant of malware has reportedly been spotted in Tibet and could have the ability to spy on infected devices.According to researchers at security ...
08:38 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable You Can't Unsee Nicolas Cage as Miley Cyrus
The Internet might be drunk.And after you watch this mashup of Miley Cyrus with Nicolas Cage, you'll probably agreeSee also: 10 'Wrecking Ball' Vine Videos That Will Destroy You With LaughterA very tw...
08:34 pm -05 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Hurricane-Hunting Drones Probe Storm Anatomy
Off the coast of Bermuda, in the North Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Storm Gabrielle is churning. More than 700 miles away, on a quiet island on the East Coast of the United States, NASA scientists on Tues...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Will Future Robots Have Superhuman Strength?
Artificial intelligence is slated to grant future robots the brains for world domination, now it turns out they’ll also have the brawn.A research team from the National University of Singapore&#...
08:07 pm -05 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Facebook's Latest Move Paves the Way for Autoplay Video Ads
Facebook just took one step closer to running autoplay video ads in the News Feed. This is either great news (if you're an advertiser) or not-so-great news (if you're a user)On Thursday, Facebook bega...
08:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Rocker Daughtry Puts Your Face in New Song's Artwork
Rock band Daughtry will announce the title and artwork of their new single on Thursday — but needs your face to do so.The group, which features frontman Chris Daughtry of American Idol fame, lau...
07:58 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 10 'Wrecking Ball' Vine Videos That Will Destroy You With Laughter
In Miley Cyrus' new music video for "Wrecking Ball" (also known as her latest attempt at burying her innocent Hannah Montana image), the singer gets up close and personal with construction equipmentHo...
07:45 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable New York City Opera Launches Kickstarter to Aid Financial Woes
The New York City Opera is in financial trouble, and it has turned to Kickstarter to raise $1 million of the $20 million needed to finish this season and pay for their 2014-2015 shows."New York City o...
07:37 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable J.K. Rowling to Pen 'Harry Potter' Spinoff Screenplay
Rejoice, muggles: The time has come for J.K. Rowling to Apparate us back into the world of wizards. The author of the Harry Potter series is collaborating with Warner Bros. to develop a screenplay bas...
07:35 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Is Facebook an Effective Driver of Sales?
In early August, Mashable set up Meg Faure, founder of The Baby Sense Company, with Jeremy Pepper, a Los Angeles-based social media and public relations consultant, to see if Faure could up engagement...
07:17 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable How Apple's New iPhones Will Change Mobile Gaming
Apple's recently unveiled iPhone 5S will sport a powerful 64-bit A7 processor — a dramatic leap from the previous modelJoining Apple execs onstage Tuesday was Donald Mustard, creative director o...
07:07 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Michael Dell Wins Approval to Take Dell Private
After a quarter century as a public company, Dell will go private againDell's shareholders approved a proposal from co-founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management to buy out the company for $24.9 ...
07:03 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Report: Jawbone Raises More Than $100 Million
Jawbone, maker of the popular Jambox speakers, Bluetooth headsets and UP fitness bracelets, has raised more than $100 million to meet strong consumer demand, according to a report.Fortune reports that...
06:57 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Chipotle's First Mobile Game Asks Players to Fight Food Corporations
Chipotle released its first mobile game on Thursday along with a companion short film in an effort to promote food sustainabilityThe film and the game center around a scarecrow in a "dystopian world" ...
06:38 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Photo of Frog at NASA's LADEE Launch Is Real — and Very Lucky
NASA photographers snapped hundreds of images as its LADEE orbiter headed for the moon last week, but they never imagined an airborne frog would pop up in one of the liftoff photos.The extremely lucky...
06:05 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Stock Tops $30 for First Time Since 2008
Yahoo's stock hit $30 a share in early trading Thursday for the first time since February 2008. To put that in perspective, the last time Yahoo traded above $30, George W. Bush was still president, Ap...
06:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Voyager 1 Reaches Interstellar Space, a Milestone for Human Exploration
More than 11.6 billion miles away from Earth, NASA's Voyager 1 has finally reached interstellar space, scientists confirmed Thursday."It's clearly a major milestone in the history of exploration ̵...
06:00 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Google's Latest Moto X Ad Takes Swipe at New iPhones
What does Google think of Apple's new iPhones? Not much, according to this latest Moto X ad.The TV spot from Droga5 continues its creative concept of portraying competing models as lazy hipsters. In t...
05:43 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Kimmel Pranks People With 'New' iPhone 5S
In Jimmy Kimmel's latest prank, the late-night talk show host tries to prove that most people can't tell the difference between the old and the new iPhones"The 'S' stands for 'shut up and give us your...
05:30 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Nobody Can Resist the iPhone 5C
Apple debuted its new budget handset, the iPhone 5C, on Tuesday. It's receiving mixed reviews for its plastic exterior — but all the criticism will go straight out the window when the phone drop...
05:24 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Google's New Photo Editing Tools 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...
05:16 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Disney Launches 'Where's My Water 2' on Mobile
Swampy is back with a new version of popular mobile game, Where’s My Water.Where’s My Water 2 splashed its way onto mobile Thursday, including 100 new puzzles and challenges and a new way ...
05:03 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 3 Days With a Posture-Correcting Wearable Gadget
I have poor posture — a habit that began long before I sat behind a computer for eight hours each day. I usually blame it on my tallness, but research suggests poor posture and the back pain it ...
04:54 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Samsung: Our Next Smartphones Will Have 64-Bit Processors
Following Apple's announcement of the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C on Tuesday, all eyes are on the company's biggest rival, Samsung. It didn't take long for the Apple competitor to release a bit of new...
04:30 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Ways Freshman Year of College Is Nothing Like You Expected
Between Gossip Girl's palatial Fifth Avenue dorm rooms and Community's instant group of friends, it's easy to get the wrong impression about college.You might expect red-cup ragers, crazy school tradi...
04:04 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 10 iPhone 5S Cases to Protect Your New Apple Toy
Are you in the market for a case for your shiny new iPhone 5S? We can help you out. We've taken a look at some exciting new releases designed to suit Apple's most recently revealed mobile.While most i...
03:37 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable J.K. Rowling to Pen 'Harry Potter' Spinoff Screenplay
Rejoice, muggles: The time has come for J.K. Rowling to Apparate us back into the world of wizards. The author of the Harry Potter series is collaborating with Warner Bros. to develop a screenplay bas...
03:35 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Is Facebook an Effective Driver of Sales?
In early August, Mashable set up Meg Faure, founder of The Baby Sense Company, with Jeremy Pepper, a Los Angeles-based social media and public relations consultant, to see if Faure could up engagement...
03:30 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 7 Reasons to Miss Your Old Nokia Brick Phone
When the Nokia 3310 was released in 2000, it was a simpler time. There were no app stores. The Internet was much younger. There was nary a twerk or a tweet to speak ofThe phone's multiple incarnations...
03:17 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable How Apple's New iPhones Will Change Mobile Gaming
Apple's recently unveiled iPhone 5S will sport a powerful 64-bit A7 processor — a dramatic leap from the previous modelJoining Apple execs onstage Tuesday was Donald Mustard, creative director o...
02:58 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 10 Ingenious Inventions for People With Disabilities
Tech companies create products with the consumer in mind, tasking a new smartphone, tablet, operating system or app, with a specific market demand.A number of companies, as well as individual entrepre...
02:57 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Chipotle's First Mobile Game Asks Players to Fight Food Corporations
Chipotle released its first mobile game on Thursday along with a companion short film in an effort to promote food sustainabilityThe film and the game center around a scarecrow in a "dystopian world" ...
02:17 pm -05 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable How Apple's New iPhones Will Change Mobile Gaming
Apple's recently unveiled iPhone 5S will sport a powerful 64-bit A7 processor — a dramatic leap from the previous modelJoining Apple execs onstage Tuesday was Donald Mustard, creative director o...
02:05 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Stock Tops $30 for First Time Since 2008
Yahoo's stock hit $30 a share in early trading Thursday for the first time since February 2008. To put that in perspective, the last time Yahoo traded above $30, George W. Bush was still president, Ap...
02:02 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable The 20 Hottest Startups in Israel
The Israeli startup scene needs little introduction. Tel Aviv is rapidly becoming one of the most innovative tech hubs on the planet, vying with London, New York and Berlin as Silicon Valley's second....
02:00 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Google's Latest Moto X Ad Takes Swipe at New iPhones
What does Google think of Apple's new iPhones? Not much, according to this latest Moto X ad.The TV spot from Droga5 continues its creative concept of portraying competing models as lazy hipsters. In t...
01:43 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Kimmel Pranks People With 'New' iPhone 5S
In Jimmy Kimmel's latest prank, the late-night talk show host tries to prove that most people can't tell the difference between the old and the new iPhones"The 'S' stands for 'shut up and give us your...
01:30 pm -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Nobody Can Resist the iPhone 5C
Apple debuted its new budget handset, the iPhone 5C, on Tuesday. It's receiving mixed reviews for its plastic exterior — but all the criticism will go straight out the window when the phone drop...
01:15 pm GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Monty Python's 'Holy Grail' Gets a Modern Remix
Knowing the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow might not be enough to keep King Arthur safe in a quest for the Holy GrailNot according to this new trailer based on the Monty Python cult classic,...
11:30 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 7 Reasons to Miss Your Old Nokia Brick Phone
When the Nokia 3310 was released in 2000, it was a simpler time. There were no app stores. The Internet was much younger. There was nary a twerk or a tweet to speak ofThe phone's multiple incarnations...
11:22 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Joking Bad: Watch Jimmy Fallon's 'Breaking Bad' Parody
"Breaking Bad" fans, take notice: Jimmy Fallon has unveiled his take on the series, called "Joking Bad"Sporting the signature green shirt, white undies and bald head, Fallon is making fat bucks dealin...
10:04 am -06 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 10 iPhone 5S Cases to Protect Your New Apple Toy
Are you in the market for a case for your shiny new iPhone 5S? We can help you out. We've taken a look at some exciting new releases designed to suit Apple's most recently revealed mobile.While most i...
10:02 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable The 20 Hottest Startups in Israel
The Israeli startup scene needs little introduction. Tel Aviv is rapidly becoming one of the most innovative tech hubs on the planet, vying with London, New York and Berlin as Silicon Valley's second....
10:00 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 12-Year-Old Developer Is a Robot-Building Genius
Rohan Agrawal builds robots — and he's not even a teenager yet. While most kids his age likely spent their summer playing video games or on the monkey bars, the 12-year-old wunderkind ...
09:00 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable New Alarm App Will Shake You Out of Bed
Hitting the snooze button is almost effortless. But shaking your phone like you're mixing a drink? Not so much.That's the premise behind Wake N Shake, an alarm-clock app designed to get your head off ...
08:00 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Live Concert’s Light Show Powered by Musician’s Mind
Instead of entrusting the light show to a technician, Mickey Hart, former percussionist for the Grateful Dead, makes sure that he is the one in control — by controlling the lights using his brai...
07:00 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable How American Adults Remain Anonymous Online
Many adult Internet users take careful precautions to remain virtually invisible online — deleting past posts, disabling browser cookies and using temporary email addresses.Statista's chart, bel...
06:30 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable What to Say to the Candidates You Don’t Hire
So you’ve just wrapped up a week of interviewing candidates for an opening in your department, and on Friday afternoon you reconvene with the rest of the interview committee to swap notes. The g...
05:59 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Leaked Images Show Next-Generation Kindle Fire HD
A new set of leaked images appear to reveal the design for Amazon’s next-generation Kindle Fire HD tablet.First published by BGR, the photos show a radically modified exterior for the high-end t...
05:26 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Samsung's iPad Mini Alternative Is Actually Pretty Good
Editor's Note: The awarding of Mashable Choice to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 applies only to the 8-inch model.If Samsung's aim was to supply cheaper alternatives to Apple's iPad and iPad mini as a way o...
05:07 am +05 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable NASA to Farm Vegetables in Space
NASA is set to grow produce 230 miles above Earth's soil.Later this year, NASA's Vegetable Production System (VEGGIE) program will send astronauts in the International Space Station station ...
04:43 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable This Ridiculous Dog Is a Bigger College Football Fan Than You
Alabama has mighty big college football game this Saturday against Texas A&M and gridiron demigod Johnny Manziel. Alabama fans, naturally, are pumped. But none are as fired up as the painted poodl...
04:43 am +05 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 6 Questions With 'Sport Science' Creator John Brenkus
John Brenkus has been satisfying the nerd in every sports fan — and the sports fan in every nerd — since 2007. His hit show Sport Science, which nows airs as a periodic segment on ESPN's S...
04:13 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg to Meet With Top House Republicans
Facebook Inc. founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, who has been pushing for a revision of U.S. immigration law, plans to meet with the top four Republicans in the House next week in Wa...
03:41 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon Tackle Evolution of End Zone Dancing
There are several reasons to dance: getting a good grade, leaving work early, trying to make it rain, or because the rhythm finally got you (Gloria Estefan-style). But the number one reason for boogyi...
03:41 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable What's Elvis Presley Doing on an NFL Sideline?
Perhaps the funniest photo from week one of the NFL season is the shot, below, of Elvis Presley — along with one Rocky Balboa — gracing the Philadelphia Eagles sideline during Monday Night...
03:34 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Zuckerberg: Moving Fast 'Gets Us Into Tons of Trouble'
One of Facebook’s core values, Move Fast, isn’t always successful for the company.“It gets us into tons of trouble,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during an interview at TechCrunch ...
03:20 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Is Apple Still Magical?
Apple's iPhone 5S and 5C unveiling was perfectly executed, but not transcendent, and I'm OK with that.I’m not going to lie to you; I was actually somewhat relieved that Apple only introduced two...
02:36 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Court Procedure Delays YouTube Confessor's Guilty Plea
Matthew Cordle has not — at least for the time being — kept the promise he made in a now-viral video confession in which he said he'd plead guilty. The 22-year-old pleaded not guilty at hi...
02:30 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable What to Say to the Candidates You Don’t Hire
So you’ve just wrapped up a week of interviewing candidates for an opening in your department, and on Friday afternoon you reconvene with the rest of the interview committee to swap notes. The g...
02:25 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Marissa Mayer: 'We Get 12,000 Resumes a Week'
Yahoo gets 12,000 resumes each week, the same number of people it currently employs, company CEO Marissa Mayer said on Wednesday.“For every job we have, we get a resume each week,” Mayer s...
02:17 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 'Doctor Who' Poster With 3 Doctors Teases 50th Anniversary Episode
A new poster for Doctor Who's 50th anniversary episode, "The Day of the Doctor," features three regenerations of the Time Lord: Matt Smith, David Tennant and John HurtHurt's mysterious character will ...
02:01 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Gyft Launches Online Gift Card Registry for Weddings
Gyft CEO Vinny Lingham knows what it feels like to give a bad gift. Lingham was scheduled to attend the wedding of a close friend, but after checking the online registry only a few days before the cer...
01:47 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable PC Gamers Can Now Loan Games Via Steam Family Sharing
Gamers will be able to share their Steam digital libraries with friends and family so they can try out games, Valve Software announced on Wednesday.Valve's Steam Family Sharing program will allow Stea...
01:29 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Motorola Patents Arm Band to Detect Moods, Track Your Gaze
Today, we use wearable devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Gear or Nike Fuelband to read social media updates, text messages or keep track of our health. In the future, however, wrist-worn gadgets coul...
01:26 am -04 - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Samsung's iPad Mini Alternative Is Actually Pretty Good
Editor's Note: The awarding of Mashable Choice to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 applies only to the 8-inch model.If Samsung's aim was to supply cheaper alternatives to Apple's iPad and iPad mini as a way o...
01:19 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Redditor Posts Gripping Eyewitness Account of 9/11 Attacks
It's become something of a tradition: Each year on Sept. 11, New Yorkers post their firsthand accounts of the Sept. 11 — the disbelief of watching the Twin Towers collapse, of the people they kn...
01:18 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Capture a Photo of Your Favorite Place
Placemaking is an approach to transforming communities around the world by creating and revitalizing open, public spaces. An area of a neighborhood that was once run down or abandoned can be brought t...
01:11 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable McDonald's Experiments With Mobile Orders
Not lovin' waiting in line at McDonald's? There's an app for that.The fast food giant is testing a mobile payment application in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Austin, Texas, according to Bloomberg. With t...
12:59 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Pandora Names Former Microsoft SVP as New CEO
Pandora named Brian McAndrews, a former Microsoft exec, as its new CEO on Wednesday, ending a six-month search to replace longtime CEO Joe KennedyMcAndrews joined Microsoft as a senior vice president ...
12:54 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff to Focus on Saul Goodman
After the fifth and final season of Breaking Bad ends this month, AMC's hit drama will live on through a spinoff about criminal lawyer Saul Goodman. Tentatively titled Better Call Saul, the series wil...
12:51 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Google and Intel Unveil New Chromebooks
Several new Chrome-based devices, powered by Intel’s latest processors based on the Haswell microarchitecture, were unveiled Wednesday at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco.A post on Goo...
12:44 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S vs. iPhone 5C: Which Should You Buy?
If you're looking to upgrade your iPhone, it's the first time you have to decide between two brand new models: the iPhone 5S or the lower-priced iPhone 5C.We don't have the right answer to which you s...
12:37 am GMT - Thu, September 12, 2013
Mashable Why Street Style 'Peacocks' Are Critical to the Fashion Industry
The streets of New York City can frequently be considered a runway in their own right, a veritable feast of people-watching — but never more so than when fashion week rolls around. Twice a year,...
11:55 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Dear Brands: Here's How to Avoid Screwing Up on Social Media
"Shame on you, AT&T." "Very tasteless." "Pathetic."These were not the responses AT&T expected after posting its Sept. 11 photo tribute on Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday. The company miscalc...
11:37 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable NASA to Farm Vegetables in Space
NASA is set to grow produce 230 miles above Earth's soil.Later this year, NASA's Vegetable Production System (VEGGIE) program will send astronauts in the International Space Station station ...
11:23 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable New Snowden Leak Shows NSA Shares Data on Americans With Israel
The NSA shares the data it collects, including information on U.S. citizens, with the Israeli government, yet another document leaked by Edward Snowden has revealed.The document, published by The Guar...
11:13 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 6 Questions With 'Sport Science' Creator John Brenkus
John Brenkus has been satisfying the nerd in every sports fan — and the sports fan in every nerd — since 2007. His hit show Sport Science, which nows airs as a periodic segment on ESPN's S...
10:51 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Tina Brown to Leave 'The Daily Beast'
Tina Brown may not be with The Daily Beast much longer.The Daily Beast's parent company, IAC, has decided not to renew Brown's contract at the title when it expires in January. The news was first repo...
10:51 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Tina Brown to Leave 'The Daily Beast' This Fall
Tina Brown will not be with The Daily Beast much longer.The Daily Beast's editor-in-chief has decided to leave the publication this fall to start her own company, Tina Brown Live Media, which will exp...
10:43 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Why Does Apple Need a Budget iPhone?
For the first time in history, Apple announced two iPhones simultaneously on Tuesday. One is the next generation of its iPhone 5, the iPhone 5S, with pumped-up specs including a fingerprint scanner fo...
10:28 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 26 Beautiful 9/11 Memorial Instagram Images From NYC
Wednesday marked 12 years since the Sept. 11 attacksInstagram users reflected on the somber anniversary by sharing images of the 9/11 Memorial and One World Trade Center skyscraper in New York CitySee...
09:56 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Facebook Stock Hits New All-Time High
Facebook stock topped $45 a share in midday trading Wednesday, surpassing the all-time high it hit briefly on the day of the IPO more than a year agoThe stock's surge comes amid renewed optimism from ...
09:54 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 'Grand Theft Auto V' Map Leak Exposes Enormous Game World
Warning: This post may negatively impact your Grand Theft Auto V experience with spoilers.When Rockstar Games announced Grand Theft Auto V, the company promised the most expansive game world ever. The...
09:46 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 5 Apps to Map Your Bike Route
As people become more health-conscious and eco-friendly, cycling has become increasingly popular over the past few years. With the introduction of Citi Bike in New York City in May, and the bike super...
09:43 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable AT&T Apologizes for 9/11 Tweet
AT&T's attempt at acknowledging the anniversary of the Sept. 11 with a tweet and Facebook post using the phrase "never forget" may be remembered for all the wrong reasonsLike many brands, AT&T...
09:41 pm -06 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon Tackle Evolution of End Zone Dancing
There are several reasons to dance: getting a good grade, leaving work early, trying to make it rain, or because the rhythm finally got you (Gloria Estefan-style). But the number one reason for boogyi...
09:38 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable How Facebook Helped Rescue a Man's Missing Grandparents
National Grandparents Day was last Sunday — You may have missed it, but Bill Byerley didn't. He spent it at his grandmother and grandfather's place. His mother was there, and his brother, too. ...
09:22 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Striking Time-Lapse Captures Progress of One World Trade Center
In honor of the twelfth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Earth Cam has pieced together a time-lapse video showing the progress of One World Trade Center in New York CityThe video features striking...
09:21 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Houston Proposes the Spaceport, an Airport for Space Travel
The Houston Airport System has unveiled renderings for its latest proposal, an airport for spaceshipsThe proposed Houston Spaceport features a futuristic terminal, a full university for astronaut trai...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Watch Our Live Hangout With U.S. Soccer Star Jozy Altidore
With Tuesday night's qualifying win over Mexico, Jozy Altidore and the United States national team are officially headed to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. But first, some more pressing business for th...
08:54 pm -04 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff to Focus on Saul Goodman
After the fifth and final season of Breaking Bad ends this month, AMC's hit drama will live on through a spinoff about criminal lawyer Saul Goodman. Tentatively titled Better Call Saul, the series wil...
08:47 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Disney Wants You to Bring Your iPad to ‘The Little Mermaid’ Movie
Using a smartphone in a movie theater is a big no-no. But using a tablet is absolutely fine when the movie you’re watching comes from Disney and stars The Little Mermaid.When the mouse house re-...
08:41 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Little Girl Finds Security Flaw in iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner
Apple's new iPhone 5S features the latest in phone-unlocking security: a fingerprint scannerThe company announced that its Touch ID fingerprint sensor would read fingerprints at a highly detailed leve...
08:18 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Watch iOS 7 GM in Action: New Wallpapers and Ringtones
Apple will release iOS 7 for existing iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners on Sept. 18, but registered developers can download the GM (or gold master) right now.The guys over at TechSmartt released a vi...
08:07 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Modular LEGO-Like Smartphone Design Cuts Down on Waste
Dave Hakkens, a Dutch designer, has proposed a LEGO-like modular smartphone design called Phonebloks that would let you swap out features like the antenna, battery or processor when they age out or st...
08:00 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Can Intel's 'Bay Trail' Chip Save Windows Tablets?
Windows has had a tough time in the tablet arena. The iPad is far and away still the most popular tablet in the world, even though Windows 8, which was supposed to make the platform a serious contende...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Why Everyone F*cking Loves Science — and Elise Andrew
"I have been here since 2:30 p.m. because I was too excited to wait at home," the woman told me on a Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. a few weeks ago.Standing outside the Museum of Natural History on what may h...
07:23 pm +01 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple's New iPhones and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
07:09 pm +01 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Rumor: Apple TV Update to Hit Next Week
No Apple TV upgrade was announced at the company's iPhone event on Tuesday, but it looks like the media-streaming device could get a fresher sooner than later.According to an All Things D report, Appl...
07:07 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPhone Approved to Run on China Mobile Network
Although Apple didn't announce an expected partnership with China Mobile — China's largest mobile carrier — at an event held on Tuesday, it looks like the iPhone is still headed for the st...
06:58 pm +01 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Stock Down 5% After iPhone Event
Apple's big iPhone event doesn't seem to have gone over well with investors.Apple stock dropped by 2% on Tuesday and declined by more than 5% in premarket trading as investors appeared disappointed by...
06:44 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable NASA Space Telescope Discovers 10 Monster Black Holes
A powerful NASA space telescope has found not one, but 10 monster black holes lurking in the hearts of distant galaxies — the first major finds for the X-ray space observatory, scientists say.Th...
06:23 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple's New iPhones and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting stories....
06:23 pm -05 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable New Snowden Leak Shows NSA Shares Data on Americans With Israel
The NSA shares the data it collects, including information on U.S. citizens, with the Israeli government, yet another document leaked by Edward Snowden has revealed.The document, published by The Guar...
06:18 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Motorola Ships 100,000 Moto X Phones Per Week
Motorola is shipping 100,000 Moto X phones per week, a somewhat slow start for the long-awaited phone.The figure, quoted by Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside in a Reuters article, would net out to just mor...
06:09 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Rumor: Apple TV Update to Hit Next Week
No Apple TV upgrade was announced at the company's iPhone event on Tuesday, but it looks like the media-streaming device could get a fresher sooner than later.According to an All Things D report, Appl...
05:58 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Stock Down 5% After iPhone Event
Apple's big iPhone event doesn't seem to have gone over well with investors.Apple stock dropped by 2% on Tuesday and declined by more than 5% in premarket trading as investors appeared disappointed by...
05:44 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPod Takes Cue From iPhone 5S With New 'Space Gray' Color
At Tuesday's Apple event, all eyes were on the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. However, iPods also received a subtle update in the form of a new color, space grayThe darkish gray, which is also offered as a ...
05:27 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Did the FBI Lean On Microsoft for Access to Its Encryption Software?
The NSA is reportedly not the only government agency asking tech companies for help in cracking technology to access user data. Sources say the FBI has a history of requesting digital backdoors, which...
05:16 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 5 Facts You Didn't Know About Cats
If it wasn't for cats and porn, the Internet probably wouldn't even exist.* Since our lawyers strictly prohibited us from doing a show about porn, our latest #5facts is all about man's best (feline) f...
04:32 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 14 People Who Don't Know How to Treadmill
It takes a great amount of stamina and endurance to get fit. For some, it also takes a lot of pride.Coincidentally, the gym is easily one of the most intimidating places to work out. Sure, there's fre...
03:58 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Job Seekers Recruited via Social More Likely to Be Hired
As newly graduated students and the recently unemployed look for open positions in a difficult job market, companies are on the lookout for new employees. Many employers are using social recruiting, i...
03:30 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Your Favorite Childhood Characters Will Get You Through This Day
If you're having a rough day, there's nothing like an old Disney movie to remind you of simpler times. Remember when you had no idea what debt was, and your biggest problem was your looming spelling t...
03:04 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Get a Grip: 10 Easy-to-Hold iPad Cases
Has your iPad's shiny surface got the better of you on more than one occasion? They can be slippery little suckers. Never fear, because we've scoured the case marketplace for the very grippiest covers...
03:04 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable David Karp Reveals Renovated $1.6 Million Williamsburg Loft
Tumblr founder David Karp has completed the redesign of the Williamsburg condo he purchased for $1.6 million in early 2012, giving readers of New York Times' T Magazine the first look in a written pro...
02:57 pm +08 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Skips 5G Wi-Fi for iPhone 5S and 5C
The number of surprises unveiled during Tuesday’s iPhone 5S and 5C event were at a minimum, as many of the rumors fielded over the last few months turned out to be trueHowever, the absence of 80...
02:25 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable New Ticketmaster Feature Would Show How Much You're Overpaying
Ticketmaster is kind of like that uncle you never speak about at Christmas dinner. The company is both a necessary evil and the incarnation of evil itself.We all know about the hardships of having to ...
02:07 pm +08 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Watch U.S. President Obama's Entire Syria Speech
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his highly anticipated address to the American people about the conflict in Syria on Tuesday night. You can watch the entire 15-minute speech in the YouTube video...
02:03 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 3 New Apple Security Upgrades to Protect Your Info
Security has been a top priority for Apple this year, and the company is rolling out some new features and updates to prove itWhether you’re upgrading to the new iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S or just upd...
01:16 pm +10 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor Will Soon Have Competition
With the TouchID fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5S, Apple could break new ground in consumer electronics by taking biometric technology mainstream. In fact, industry experts agree that other manufac...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 7 Tips for Keeping Your Day Job
I've often heard that you can't half-ass a startup. While that's true, not every entrepreneur has saved up between six and 24 months worth of living expenses.In other words, while you're laying the gr...
12:33 pm +10 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Scores 'Hands On' With iPhone 5S
While tech journalists scramble to get their hands on the shiny new iPhone 5S, there's only one guy that Apple execs want testing out the new gadget — Jimmy Fallon, of courseFaux Apple employee ...
11:56 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Google Puts Moto X Manufacturing Facility on Street View
Motorola's Moto X smartphone has one important distinction from its competitors — it's made in the U.SNow, to celebrate the launch of Motorola's manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Texas, Goog...
11:04 am +10 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple's iPhone Announcements: Everything You Need to Know
Tuesday was a big day for Apple.The Cupertino, Calif.-based company is set to ship its 700 millionth iOS device next month and held an event at its headquarters to show off its new products and the ne...
10:00 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Netflix Hits Record High as CEO Recovers From Marketing Missteps
Netflix Inc. eclipsed its mid-2011 intraday high, capping a two-year recovery for Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings from marketing missteps that angered customers and cratered the stock.Netflix, w...
09:00 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Watch This Woman Age Decades in Just 5 Minutes
Looking in the mirror every day, it's unlikely that we notice our faces aging. It isn't until we look back at photos that we see how much faces can change in just a few years.See also: Travel the Worl...
07:55 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Won't Give Developers Access to Its Touch ID Sensor — Yet
While the new iPhone 5S Touch ID sensor looks to be a fascinating piece of technology, users won’t be able to do anything else besides unlock their iPhone or verify iTunes purchases — at l...
07:26 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Booktrack Adds Customized Playlists to E-Books
If you listen to music while you read, chances are the sounds and words don't match up.But what if you could use one to augment the other, adding ambient sounds to your favorite book to turn it into a...
06:57 am +10 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Programmable DNA 'Glue' Self-Assembles Cells
Scientists interested in engineering tissue would like to find a way to get cells and other biological components to organize and assemble into an organ similar to the way they do naturally.At Harvard...
06:57 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Skips 5G Wi-Fi for iPhone 5S and 5C
The number of surprises unveiled during Tuesday’s iPhone 5S and 5C event were at a minimum, as many of the rumors fielded over the last few months turned out to be trueHowever, the absence of 80...
06:31 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Listen to This Country-Western Cover of Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball'
Although Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" video crushed Vevo's record for most views in an initial 24-hour period, The Gregory Brothers may have topped her — at least in terms of song quality.Coming...
06:08 am +08 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 'Infinity Blade III' Announced at Apple's iPhone Event
The next game in the Infinity Blade saga was announced onstage at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c presentation on Tuesday.Infinity Blade III will take full advantage of the iPhone 5S's new A7 64-bit processo...
06:07 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Watch U.S. President Obama's Entire Syria Speech
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his highly anticipated address to the American people about the conflict in Syria on Tuesday night. You can watch the entire 15-minute speech in the YouTube video...
05:58 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5C Hands On: Your Budget iPhone
Colors are in. Nokia’s been selling Day-Glo smartphones for ages, Motorola lets you design your own colorful case cover and now, Apple is selling the candy-colored iPhone 5C.While the 5C's specs...
05:27 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPad Training App Can Read Your Emotions
"Are you with us, Mr. Needle?" More than once I can recall the stern voice of one of my teachers, lifting me out of a daydream and back to the reality of the classroom. Can software do the same? And m...
05:00 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple Finally Teams Up With Japan’s Largest Carrier for iPhone
Apple’s long-awaited reveal of its next-generation iPhone 5S and budget iPhone 5C on Tuesday was paired with another major announcement: a new partnership with Japan’s largest mobile-phone...
04:42 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Camera Improves Photo-Taking Experience
Apple takes pride in their oft-cited statistic that "everyday, more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera." So it's no surprise the company has, once again, taken great strides to imp...
03:57 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Hands On: All Change Under the Hood
Apple’s new flagship phone, the iPhone 5S, follows in the grand tradition of the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4S. It offers subtle, almost imperceptible changes on the surface, and a complete brain tra...
03:16 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor Will Soon Have Competition
With the TouchID fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5S, Apple could break new ground in consumer electronics by taking biometric technology mainstream. In fact, industry experts agree that other manufac...
03:05 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Denny's Ad Mocks Gold iPhone 5S
Ever since Oreo jumped on the blackout at this year's Super Bowl to produce the popular social-media ad, "You can still dunk in the dark", brands have been aiming to react quickly to the day's newsWhi...
02:33 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Jimmy Fallon Scores 'Hands On' With iPhone 5S
While tech journalists scramble to get their hands on the shiny new iPhone 5S, there's only one guy that Apple execs want testing out the new gadget — Jimmy Fallon, of courseFaux Apple employee ...
01:58 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Chomp on the New 'Waffle Falling Over' Meme
Leave it to the Internet to recognize the strange hilarity of a waffle losing its balance.YouTube user schnooleheletteletto uploaded this mysterious clip in mid-Aug., but it wasn't until Sept. 9 that ...
01:58 am -04 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5C Hands On: Your Budget iPhone
Colors are in. Nokia’s been selling Day-Glo smartphones for ages, Motorola lets you design your own colorful case cover and now, Apple is selling the candy-colored iPhone 5C.While the 5C's specs...
01:48 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Google Outlines Anti-Piracy Tactics in Comprehensive Report
Pirates be warned, Google is out to get you.The Internet giant took a proactive step in the battle against online piracy Tuesday by releasing a 26-page report titled "How Google Fights Piracy." Google...
01:31 am -05 - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Listen to This Country-Western Cover of Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball'
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Mashable Why Apple Unveiled 2 iPhones This Year
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01:16 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Sorry, China: iPhone 5C Will Cost $733 Unlocked
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01:04 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple's iPhone Announcements: Everything You Need to Know
Tuesday was a big day for Apple.The Cupertino, Calif.-based company is set to ship its 700 millionth iOS device next month and held an event at its headquarters to show off its new products and the ne...
12:41 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Watch the Full Apple iPhone 5S Keynote Online Now
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12:27 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable 'Mean Girls' Plastics Respond to iPhone 5C
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12:00 am GMT - Wed, September 11, 2013
Mashable Apple's Safe Strategy Will Slowly Conquer the World
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11:13 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable 9 Things the iPhone 5C Looks Like
Apple unveiled a new line of lower-cost iPhones on Tuesday called the iPhone 5C, which come in five different retina-burning colors: pink, green, yellow, blue and white.The new phone was advertised wi...
11:05 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Causes Fan Boy Confusion
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10:53 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Facebook Ad Images Are Getting Bigger
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10:44 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Miley Delivers 'Bangerz' Track List After 'Wrecking Ball' Breaks Record
In just one day since Miley Cyrus' tear-filled "Wrecking Ball" debuted Monday, the video has accumulated 19.3 million views, shattering Vevo's record for most views in an initial 24-hour time span. Th...
10:44 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S vs. the Competition
After much anticipation, the iPhone 5S is finally here, delivering the faster speeds, new-look exteriors and the biometric add-on that has been rumored for months.But along with the expected, as usual...
10:26 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable How to Sell Your iPhone 5
Now that Apple has officially announced its newest iPhone models, you might have some mixed feelings about your iPhone 5. Maybe the screen doesn't seem to shine as brightly, or the hyper-responsive to...
10:17 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Nokia Teases Apple for Imitating Lumia With iPhone 5C
Apple unveiled a new line of lower-cost iPhones on Tuesday called the iPhone 5C, which come in five different colors. But one phone company thinks the new devices look a little too familiar.See also: ...
10:14 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor Replaces Your Lock Screen Code
Apple announced on Tuesday the new iPhone 5S will include a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, allowing users to unlock their device with the touch of a finger.The new technology reads your fingerprint at a...
10:08 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable 'Infinity Blade III' Announced at Apple's iPhone Event
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10:05 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Hospitalized Man Sweetly Confesses Love While Under the Influence
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09:41 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable This Is Your One-Stop Shop for Wedding Planning
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09:37 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple Reveals iPhone 5S
Apple unveiled the next-generation iPhone at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. on Tuesday. The iPhone 5S — revealed alongside a low-cost iPhone model, the iPhone 5C — keeps the same ov...
09:33 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable iMovie, iWork Now Free With iOS Device Purchase
Apple is making some of its most popular apps free with the purchase of a new iOS device.Now with any new iPhone, iPad or fifth-generation iPod touch, you can get iWork, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, iPhot...
09:31 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable iTunes Radio Launches With iOS 7 on Sept. 18
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09:27 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple Unveils Low-Cost iPhone 5C in 5 Colors
As previously rumored, Apple announced on Tuesday that it is releasing a new, lower-cost iPhone called the iPhone 5C.Specs and DesignThe iPhone 5C has the same physical dimension as the iPhone 5 and i...
09:20 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple Will Ship 700 Millionth iOS Device in October
Apple is on pace to ship its 700 millionth iOS device next month, CEO Tim Cook revealed during the company's press event on Tuesday.Cook had previously noted in January that Apple had sold more than 5...
09:18 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable iOS 7 Coming Sept. 18
Apple's iOS 7 software finally has its launch date: Sept. 18.The software has been in beta for months, but the new look and core redesign will finally make its ways into consumer hands soon. The compa...
09:08 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable 15 Photos That Take You Up, Up and Away
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09:04 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple's iPhone Announcements: Everything You Need to Know
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08:57 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Programmable DNA 'Glue' Self-Assembles Cells
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08:41 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Watch the Full Apple iPhone 5S Keynote Online Now
Bummed Apple didn't livestream its iPhone 5S launch event? Here's your chance to watch all 85 minutes of what happened on Tuesday in Cupertino, Calif.Apple posted the full-length video of the presenta...
08:32 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable John Sculley Reflects on Steve Jobs' Firing
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08:18 pm +01 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable This 15-Year-Old's Science Project Is Incredible
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08:00 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Now the iPhones Conquer the World
Well done, Apple rumor mill: you got everything right on the technology front. There was an iPhone 5S and an iPhone 5C — two iPhones launched at the same time, a first in the device's six-year h...
07:57 pm +01 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable HP Dropped from the Dow Jones Index
After 16 years, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped Hewlett-Packard, an index used to judge the state of the United States economy.Bank of America and Alcoa were also removed from the index. The ...
07:51 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple Parody Claims the 'C' in iPhone 5C Stands for 'Cheapass'
If you had to forgo your Apple desires because of monetary restraints, today is your lucky day. Apple is reportedly releasing a "budget phone" for all the penny-pinchers called the iPhone 5CWhile some...
07:40 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable In China, Defamatory Posts Online Can Translate to Jail Time
China said authorities could jail web users for as much as three years if they post comments deemed defamatory, in a legal interpretation that defines punishments for people who violate government Int...
07:32 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable John Kerry to Discuss Syria Policy on Google Hangout
Secretary of State John Kerry will answer questions about the conflict in Syria and the United States government's response to the alleged chemical attack during a Google Hangout on Tuesday at 2:00 p....
07:18 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable This 15-Year-Old's Science Project Will Light Up Your World
Who has the time for batteries these days? Ann Makosinski, a 15-year-old high school student from Victoria, British Columbia, designed a flashlight that's powered entirely by body heat — specifi...
07:12 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable How Launching an iPhone Affects Apple's Stock
After the most recent launch of the iPhone 5, stocks immediately soared, though one month later they were down. The opposite occurred following the launch of the iPhone 3GS — an immediate drop b...
06:57 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable HP Dropped from the Dow Jones Index
After 16 years, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped Hewlett-Packard, an index used to judge the state of the United States economy.Bank of America and Alcoa were also removed from the index. The ...
06:53 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Facebook Ad Images Are Getting Bigger
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06:46 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable iPhone User Wish List: We Want a Better Battery
We're just hours away from the unveiling of the new Apple iPhone and are anxious to see which rumors will turn out to be true.It's not the rumored fingerprint scanner or new casing colors that iPhone ...
06:44 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Miley Delivers 'Bangerz' Track List After 'Wrecking Ball' Breaks Record
In just one day since Miley Cyrus' tear-filled "Wrecking Ball" debuted Monday, the video has accumulated 19.3 million views, shattering Vevo's record for most views in an initial 24-hour time span. Th...
06:28 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Government Taps Tech Startup to Explain Where Tax Dollars Go
Taxpayers in the United States are all too familiar with governments gobbling up about a third of their paychecks. But what actually happens to all that tax money may not be as familiarA technology st...
06:23 pm +01 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin ATMs Arriving in Canada
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06:21 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple's Market Cap Has Lost Nearly $200 Billion Since iPhone 5
Apple is a much different company now than it was at this time a year ago — at least in the eyes of Wall Street.In the months leading up to the iPhone 5 launch last Sept. 12, analysts speculated...
06:10 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Transform Any Website Into Your Design Playground
As the worlds of desktop and mobile content continue to overlap, a new kind of website has emerged: responsive web design, a dynamic that automatically transforms a site’s layout depending on yo...
06:05 pm -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Hospitalized Man Sweetly Confesses Love While Under the Influence
Jason Mortensen got the chance to experience first love a second time around, thanks to some pretty strong hospital medsMortensen awoke from a hernia repair surgery and allegedly forgot that the woman...
06:01 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Walmart Launches Smartphone Trade-In Program
Just more than a week after Apple launched its iPhone trade-in program, Walmart is stepping into the smartphone-swap game — not only for iOS devices, but also Android phones.Starting on Saturday...
05:30 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Building an App? Ask a Developer Your Vital Questions
Without debate, mobile is the future of the web. Whether you're selling vintage clothes or covering world news, you need an app — or at least a fast, responsive mobile website.New devices and OS...
05:26 pm -05 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable How to Sell Your iPhone 5
Now that Apple has officially announced its newest iPhone models, you might have some mixed feelings about your iPhone 5. Maybe the screen doesn't seem to shine as brightly, or the hyper-responsive to...
05:23 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Bitcoin ATMs Arriving in Canada
You no longer have to travel to Cyprus to use a Bitcoin ATMA company called Bitcoiniacs plans to install the first of five Bitcoin ATMs in Vancouver, Canada, next month. The remaining four will be ins...
05:17 pm -05 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Nokia Teases Apple for Imitating Lumia With iPhone 5C
Apple unveiled a new line of lower-cost iPhones on Tuesday called the iPhone 5C, which come in five different colors. But one phone company thinks the new devices look a little too familiar.See also: ...
05:16 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable 200 Digital Cameras Topple Over in Domino Effect
When standard dominoes don't provide adequate entertainment, get a bit creative.In a short YouTube video from F Stop Lounge, Fujifilm Australia Digital Training Specialist Warwick Williams and his dau...
05:10 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple's Online Store Goes Down Ahead of iPhone Event
Just like clockwork, Apple's online store went down Tuesday morning ahead of the company's big event.Apple is holding a media event at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET at its campus in Cupertino, Calif., where it...
05:07 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable This Case Turns Your iPhone Into a Projector
An iPhone 5 can act as your personal music player and video streamer, and soon it will be able to project movies onto your bedroom wallAt the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin this weekend, manu...
04:57 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Apple's Big Day 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....
04:52 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable New System Can Verify Drivers' Identities Using Brain Waves
A new system that monitors a driver's brain waves could thwart carjacking and the stealing of cars carrying precious cargo and money, researchers said.Passwords, iris scanners and fingerprint recognit...
04:30 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable 8 Strange Beers to Shock the Bud Light Out of You
When it's time for a beer, you probably have a few classic go-to brews. Rev up your tastebuds, because these offbeat beers are nothing like thatSome pack an entire meal's flavors in a can or bottle; s...
04:02 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable The 10 Most Epic Celebrity Twitter Fights
Celebs — they're just like us! Except, when they post passive aggressive messages to their exes on Twitter, millions more delight in the dramaTwitter has long been the site of choice for celebri...
03:30 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable 10 TV Shows That Can Help You in Class
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03:00 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable The 13 Best Reddit Novelty Accounts
Whether you think Reddit is the front page of the Internet, an online city-state or just a soul-sucking destroyer of productivity, you have to admit: It's hard to get noticed there.That's why we respe...
02:01 pm GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Why the Web Hates Nickelback and Hearts J-Law
Canadian rock band Nickelback released its first major single, "How You Remind Me," the summer of 2001The song was an instant hit. By December of that year, it reached No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 ch...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Baby Jumpsuit Reports Nighttime Activity Levels
There appear to be very few limits where the "quantified self" movement can go, especially if this piece of baby monitoring equipment designed to give parents peace of mind is anything to go by.Mimo i...
09:58 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Fraud Alert: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Fiery Twerking Girl Is a Stunt Woman
You've been pranked, Internet. Amateur twerker "Caitlin Heller," whose viral video of her fiery upside-down twerking fail accrued nearly 9 million views since it was uploaded on Sept. 3, is not real &...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Rhyming Zombies: 'The Walking Dead' Meets Dr. Seuss
Fans of The Walking Dead love the drama and gore, but what the show really lacks is children's book themes. Luckily CineFix has the answer; combining the last season of everyone's favorite zombie saga...
08:00 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Japanese Taxi Alerts Passengers in Danger of Losing a Phone or Wallet
Japan’s service sector is famous for its extreme detail when it comes to serving customers, and the country itself is so safe that it’s not uncommon to hear of a person losing their wallet...
07:59 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Olympus E-M1: A New Mirrorless Flagship Comes to Town
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07:30 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Icahn Bows Out of Dell Fight With Plug for His Twitter Feed
Activist-investor Carl Icahn threw in the towel on his fight over the go-private sale of Dell to company founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management — using the moment of concession to solic...
07:00 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Zack Morris Mocks 21st Century 'Saved By the Bell'
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06:49 am +03 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Schwarzenegger, Klitschko Swap Goofy Impersonations on Twitter
What happens when two world-famous tough guys swap goofy impersonation photos on Twitter? The Internet rejoices, that's what.Heavyweight boxing champ Wladimir Klitschko and Terminator Arnold Schwarzen...
06:30 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable How Many Government Data Requests Do Major Tech Companies Receive?
In the first half of 2013, Yahoo received 12,444 government data requests, which is more than either Facebook and Twitter did. It also received more than Google did in the second half of 2012, the las...
06:00 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Baby Jumpsuit Reports Nighttime Activity Levels
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06:00 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Live Blog: Apple iPhone Event
The wait is over; the time for rumors is done. On Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET, Apple will finally reveal its latest iPhones (yes, plural), set iOS 7 free and probably deliver at least one or two surprisesIn ...
05:30 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Macklemore Heads to the Wild West In 'White Walls' Video
It's all about the Cadillac in Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' latest music video for "White Walls," featuring Schoolboy Q and Hollis. Channeling the Three Amigos, the clip opens with our matador hero "Ma...
05:00 am -04 - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Rhyming Zombies: 'The Walking Dead' Meets Dr. Seuss
Fans of The Walking Dead love the drama and gore, but what the show really lacks is children's book themes. Luckily CineFix has the answer; combining the last season of everyone's favorite zombie saga...
04:55 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Tiny Child's Amazing Touchdown Run Is SportsCenter Material
Get ready to watch the greatest football highlight you didn't see this weekend. It doesn't come from the first Sunday of NFL games or from Saturday's packed college-football schedule. Instead, it feat...
04:40 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Take a 5-Minute Flying Tour of Burning Man
Ever been to Burning Man, known to long-time attendees as "That Thing In the Desert"? Perhaps you always meant to take a trip out to the festival, in which a city is built the week before Labor Day on...
04:26 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Twitter Buys MoPub, Will Add Real-Time Bidding for Mobile Ads
Twitter is adding new technology to further drive the company's mission when it comes to advertising. The microblogging site announced on Monday the acquisition of MoPub, a startup that helps clients ...
04:03 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Arcade Fire's Interactive 'Reflektor' Music Video Embraces Web Tech
Never afraid to explore the power of web technologies, Grammy-winning rock band Arcade Fire unleashed an interactive music video for "Reflektor." The video is an open-source Google Chrome experiment t...
03:49 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Schwarzenegger, Klitschko Swap Goofy Impersonations on Twitter
What happens when two world-famous tough guys swap goofy impersonation photos on Twitter? The Internet rejoices, that's what.Heavyweight boxing champ Wladimir Klitschko and Terminator Arnold Schwarzen...
03:00 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Indie Game 'Contrast' Turns the Shadows Into Your Playground
The power of a child's imagination may be more powerful than any game engine. Compulsion Games hopes to harness that inventiveness and mystery in its upcoming game Contrast.Contrast puts you in the sh...
02:35 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Tommy Hilfiger Brings Lytro Cameras, 'Social Concierge' to NYFW
Tommy Hilfiger amped up its digital efforts on Monday for its California-inspired Spring/Summer 2014 collection debut at New York Fashion WeekThe designer and his team invited several "influencers," i...
02:09 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Eminem Wins the Award for Weirdest Moment in Sports This Weekend
We can always count on the media circus surrounding big-time college sports to deliver plenty of awkward moments. Look no further than the magical night of the Lexington police scanner during the Kent...
01:33 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Twerking Girl Who Caught on Fire Lands 'Jimmy Kimmel' Segment
Amateur twerker Caitlin Heller, whose viral video of her fiery upside-down twerking fail accrued nearly 9 million views since it was uploaded on Sept. 3, will talk about the incident in public for the...
01:09 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable 3 Key Leadership Tips From Twitter CEO Dick Costolo
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at TechCrunch's Disrupt event Monday afternoon, but he didn't talk about his own company. In fact, Costolo didn't even mention Twitter during his brief stint on...
12:39 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Is Nintendo Getting Pushed Out of the 12-and-Under Market?
While the rest of Japan was still celebrating Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics victory, it was a grim day at the Kyoto headquarters of Nintendo. Investors had hoped the maker of video game consoles would w...
12:25 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Ariana Grande, Jimmy Fallon Turn Rap Songs Into Broadway Hits
Ariana Grande has added a touch of class to rap musicSinging alongside a wig-donned Jimmy Fallon (who bore a strong resemblance to Lucius Malfoy), the duo crooned to showstoppers like Jay Z's "99 Prob...
12:07 am GMT - Tue, September 10, 2013
Mashable Amazon: No Plans for a Free Smartphone
On the eve of one the biggest smartphone rollouts of the year from Apple, attention turned to the possible launch of a new smartphone from another tech heavyweight: Amazon. In a report posted last Fri...
11:47 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Soccer Star Gets Twitter Death Threats After Tackling One Direction Member
Note to humanity: One Direction fandom ain't nothin' to mess withA British soccer star learned this hard way over the weekend when the pop band's fanboys and fangirls brought a ruckus to his Twitter f...
11:35 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Every Choice Sucks When You Play 'Always Sometimes Monsters'
Video games have struggled with the ability and desire to imitate real life. But it's a tough parallel to draw when you can restart your game at any point or redo any stage if you're unsatisfied with ...
11:31 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Coke Ad Includes Live Tweets
A Romanian Coca-Cola ad appears to have broken new ground in integration between Twitter and TV by including live tweets during an ad.As chronicled in the video above, the ad included a subtitle bar t...
11:23 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Anti-Surveillance Dresses Shield Wearer at First Sight of Cameras
Shielding their faces from paparazzi’s lenses is the mode du jour for celebrities hoping to avoid getting their photo taken. But designer Ying Gao, a professor at the Université du Qué...
11:01 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Foursquare Now Lets You Search for Individual Menu Items
Finding your next delicious grilled cheese or spicy burrito just got a little bit easier.Starting Monday you can search on Foursquare for individual menu items. Whether you’re looking for FroYo ...
10:43 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Google, Facebook Petition FISA Court for Greater Transparency
Internet giants Google and Facebook once again said they want to be more transparent regarding their dealings with the most secretive court in the United States.The companies submitted petitions on Mo...
10:19 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Google+ Introduces Embedded Posts
Google+ introduced a couple of new features on Monday, including a new tool that allows bloggers and content creators to embed public Google+ posts on other sitesUsers who wish to highlight a Google+ ...
10:10 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Mobile Dating App Swoon Puts Ladies First
Tagged is taking a "ladies first" approach to its dating app, Swoon. The social discovery site that specializes in helping users meet new people overhauled its mobile dating app on Monday, opting for ...
09:51 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable 10 Pioneering Women Changing the Field of Communications
There’s a huge conversation about female leadership taking place, especially in the digital space.That's one of the reason we partnered with New York Women in Communications for its inaugural Wi...
09:32 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Livefyre Acquires Social Storytelling Tool Storify
The real-time curation and commenting platform Livefyre announced on Monday that it has acquired the social storytelling tool Storify. Deal terms were not disclosed.Livefyre, ...
09:16 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Microsoft Sends Invites to Sept. 23 Surface 2 Event
Microsoft has asked members of the press to save the date for the launch of its next-generation Surface tablets.The invitations — which are designed within what looks like a Surface device ̵...
09:09 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable 3 Key Leadership Tips from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at TechCrunch's Disrupt event Monday afternoon, but he didn't talk about his own company. In fact, Costolo didn't even mention Twitter during his brief stint on...
08:38 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Miley Cyrus Cries and Goes Nude in 'Wrecking Ball' Video
Reminiscent of Sinéad O'Connor's "Nothing Compares 2 U" video, Miley Cyrus' music video for power ballad "Wrecking Ball" resonates with beauty shots of the tearful singer. The softer approach is ...
08:22 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable NASA Launches Instagram Account
One small step on a social media platform is one giant leap for Instagram.That's because NASA launched an official Instagram account on Friday — a social profile it says will "take its fans on a...
08:00 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Yahoo Launches Video App With Clips From 'SNL,' 'Daily Show'
Yahoo launched a video-viewing iOS app, Yahoo Screen, on Monday, the first major app launch from the company's 10-month-old mobile engineering office in New York City.The app is a portal to content fr...
07:38 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Moto X Ads Portray Your Current Phone as a Lazy Hipster
The Moto X is a hard-working phone. You don't need to cajole it to do its job.That's the pitch in a trio of funny ads from Droga5 that present your current phone as a lazy hipster. In one ad, for inst...
07:35 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Every Choice Sucks When You Play 'Always Sometimes Monsters'
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07:31 pm -04 - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Coke Ad Includes Live Tweets
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Mashable Yahoo News Poaches 'New York Times' for Editor in Chief
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07:11 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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06:15 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Hot Pockets Ad Tries to Get Laughs From Stalker Situation
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Mashable Grumpy Cat Declares Twerking Totally Over
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Mashable NSA Can Access Phone Data and Other News You Need to Know
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Mashable Miley Cyrus Cries and Goes Nude in 'Wrecking Ball' Video
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04:30 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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Mashable Trident Introduces First 6-Second Vine TV Ad
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04:00 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable 10 Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Cases
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Mashable Microsoft Launches Xbox Music on iOS and Android
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03:08 pm GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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Mashable The Magic Behind Stop-Motion Animation Revealed
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Mashable 13 Ethical Ways to Increase Your Site's Search Traffic
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Mashable Sony Announces Lighter PlayStation Vita and $100 PS Vita TV
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Mashable Facebook's New APIs Help Media Outlets Highlight Real-Time Conversations
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Mashable Groupon Acquires Blink App to Expand Last-Minute Travel Offerings
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08:01 am GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
Mashable Nissan Introduces a Smart Watch. Seriously.
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08:00 am GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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01:56 am GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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01:31 am GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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01:29 am GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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12:23 am GMT - Mon, September 9, 2013
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Mashable Facebook Adds Professional Skills Category for Job Seekers
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11:31 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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11:02 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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10:30 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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09:56 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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09:38 pm +03 - Sun, September 8, 2013
Mashable 'Brain Window' Implant May Help Doctors Treat Disorders With Lasers
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Mashable NSA Has Direct Access to Smartphone Data, Report Says
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09:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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08:25 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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07:56 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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07:29 pm -06 - Sun, September 8, 2013
Mashable 5 TED Talks for Job Search Inspiration
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07:28 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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07:00 pm GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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02:09 pm -04 - Sun, September 8, 2013
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08:00 am GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
Mashable The Top 10 Searches for Online Dating Sites
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06:00 am GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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05:34 am GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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04:00 am -04 - Sun, September 8, 2013
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04:00 am GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
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02:21 am GMT - Sun, September 8, 2013
Mashable Tokyo Wins Bid for 2020 Olympics
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12:00 am -04 - Sun, September 8, 2013
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10:21 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Tokyo Wins Bid for 2020 Olympics
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09:31 pm GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
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09:31 pm GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable iPhone Fingerprint Scanner Visualized in Concept Video
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09:27 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
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08:41 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Klipsch Unveils Ultra-Durable Status Headphones
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08:30 pm +10 - Sat, September 7, 2013
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08:30 pm GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
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07:01 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
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03:01 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Bicycle-Powered Treehouse Elevator Is Just as Cool as It Sounds
Bicycle-powered treehouse elevator. That rolls off the tongue nicely, doesn't it? The historic innovation in the treehouse space is just as cool as it sounds, tooSee also: Genius Invention Makes Deodo...
02:37 pm GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Alcatel's Crazy Idea: A Remote for the Smartphone
BERLIN — Is your smartphone too big for your pocket, and pulling it out to make a call is a nuisance? Alcatel has a completely wacky solution — a remote controller (that looks like a small...
02:33 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable The Real Problem With a Service Called 'Ghetto Tracker'
A service called "Ghetto Tracker" appeared online at the beginning of this week and quickly drew criticism for its racist and classist overtones. Shortly after, the site was renamed "Good Part of Town...
02:04 pm -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' With Light Sabers
Khal Drogo has crossed over to the dark side.Digital artist JB Casacop combined the worlds of Star Wars and Game of Thrones to create Darth Kahl-Drogo. Casacop told Mashable that the inspiration behin...
10:37 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Alcatel's Crazy Idea: A Remote for the Smartphone
BERLIN — Is your smartphone too big for your pocket, and pulling it out of a bag or backpack to make a call is a nuisance? Alcatel has a completely wacky solution — a remote controller (th...
10:30 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Uteruses Before Duderuses: 14 Girl Code Rules from Leslie Knope
Of all the female characters on television today, Parks and Recreation's Leslie Knope is the public figure to rule them all. If there's one thing Leslie's great at (besides being a kick-ass city counc...
09:00 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Control Your Google Glass With a Remote Control
Google has added a MyGlass update that allows Android users to turn the companion app into a remote control.The update comes after some users noted the interaction behind the Glass technology wasn't a...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable NSA Code Cracking Puts Google Under Fire
Disclosures that the U.S. National Security Agency can crack codes protecting the online traffic of the world’s largest Internet companies will inflict more damage than earlier reports of compli...
08:00 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable NSA Code-Cracking Puts Google Under Fire
Disclosures that the U.S. National Security Agency can crack codes protecting the online traffic of the world’s largest Internet companies will inflict more damage than earlier reports of compli...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Tech Product Reviews From Delusional Users
When the time comes to purchase a new gadget, it's best to consult a tech journalist, product reviewer or some type of expert for advice. Anyone works. Well, except for the person who actually uses th...
06:30 am -04 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Uteruses Before Duderuses: 14 Girl Code Rules from Leslie Knope
Of all the female characters on television today, Parks and Recreation's Leslie Knope is the public figure to rule them all. If there's one thing Leslie's great at (besides being a kick-ass city counc...
06:00 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Scientists Confirm Largest Single Volcano on Earth
The largest volcano on Earth is not in Hawaii, but hidden beneath the western Pacific Ocean and covers an area the size of New Mexico, scientists announced on Thursday. The vast lump of lava is called...
05:00 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Massaging Vest Combats Stress While You Wear It
Grabbing a massage as you walk around town has never been so easy.A group of Cornell students recently invented an electric vest embedded with tiny motors intended to knead and massage the user's back...
04:12 am +05 - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable NASA Launch Shoots for the Moon Tonight: Watch Online
NASA will launch a new spacecraft tonight to unlock the mysteries of moon dust and the wispy lunar atmosphere, and you can watch the blastoff live online.The space agency's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust E...
04:00 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable 'Drake-ing Bad' Tumblr Is the Best You Ever Had
Drake visits the meth-slinging streets of Albuquerque for a new Tumblr called "Drake-ing Bad."The unlikely pop culture mashup comes from artist Shea Serrano, who illustrates the Young Money rapper int...
03:30 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable War in Syria: A Timeline of Key Events Since Chemical Attacks
The conflict in Syria started more than two years ago, but it reached a tipping point on Aug. 21 when President Bashar al-Assad's regime allegedly launched a deadly chemical attack in the suburbs of D...
03:25 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Must Reads: How 3D Printing Saves Lives, Smart Watch Fails and More
During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier depths of the Internet and expand our attention spans ...
03:12 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable 'Salinger' Trailer Teases Tale of Reclusive Author's Demons
The Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger's reclusive years are dissected in the second trailer for the revealing Salinger documentary, which swept into theaters FridayThe intimate footage — i...
02:57 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable 'Game of Thrones' Slogans Give NFL Logos Fierce New Look
Like many young men, Tim Proby is a huge fan of both the NFL and Game of ThronesListening to sports talk radio before a showdown between the rival San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks late last se...
02:03 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable How the Cloud Can Save Businesses Money
Susan asks,Can the cloud save my business money?Businesses love to talk about moving to the cloud to save money, but it's not as easy as picking up a pile of clothes and moving it to the bed. Figuring...
01:56 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Gear and Note 3 Available for Pre-Order
Days after being revealed to the world at IFA in Berlin, Samsung's new Galaxy Gear smart watch is now available for pre-order. The Gear, along with the Galaxy Note 3, can be preordered from AT&T a...
01:43 am GMT - Sat, September 7, 2013
Mashable Airlines Are Trying to Get Personal With Your Data
Delta Air Lines recently gave 22,000 flight attendants new Nokia Lumia smartphones to help handle sales of food, drinks and