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10:33 pm GMT - Sun, November 29, 2015
Mashable Amazon reveals Prime Air drone flight footage with Jeremy Clarkson explainer
Back in 2013, when Amazon revealed plans to begin delivering packages via flying drones through Prime Air, some seemed skeptical about the reality of deploying such a systemToday, Amazon doubled down ...
09:38 pm GMT - Sun, November 29, 2015
Mashable Roborace is the world's first driverless racing championship
The creators of the Formula E all-electric racing series have announced a new motoring championship called "Roborace." It combines the fast-paced excitement of alternative energy racing with the thril...
05:33 pm -05 - Sun, November 29, 2015
Mashable Amazon reveals Prime Air drone flight footage with Jeremy Clarkson explainer
Back in 2013, when Amazon revealed plans to begin delivering packages via flying drones through Prime Air, some seemed skeptical about the reality of deploying such a systemToday, Amazon doubled down ...
04:45 am GMT - Sun, November 29, 2015
Mashable 5 can't-miss apps: Giphy Cam, Picpal, Drop Messages and more
With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.See also: Instagram is testing support for multiple accounts on AndroidEach weekend, we round ...
03:41 am GMT - Sat, November 28, 2015
Mashable You can drive this $100,000 SandRacer on the street
It might not look like it, but this Zarooq Motors sand racing car is street-legal.Built in the United Arab Emirates, this sleek but boxy dune jumper has been designed based on lessons learned from dec...
11:52 pm GMT - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable Here come the rose gold Android phones
It was only a matter of time before the fad for rose gold cellphones spread from the Apple store to the Android marketplaceChinese maker Oppo claims its R7S is the first rose gold Android on the marke...
09:28 pm GMT - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable Amazon now offering unlimited cloud storage for $5 for one year
Now may be a really good time to try out Amazon Cloud Drive.The company is offering a promotion for Black Friday that will give you a year of unlimited cloud storage for $5See also: 50 things to do in...
06:52 pm -05 - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable Here come the rose gold Android phones
It was only a matter of time before the fad for rose gold cellphones spread from the Apple store to the Android marketplaceChinese maker Oppo claims its R7S is the first rose gold Android on the marke...
06:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable Instagram is testing support for multiple accounts on Android
Instagram may finally be adding support for multiple accounts.The photo sharing app is testing support for multiple accounts for Android users. The feature appears to be limited to some Android users ...
06:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable 6 technologies to make your travels easier
People love to travel, but it's not always the easiest thing to do. Luckily, there's a lot of technology — from cutting edge apps to old favourites (we love you GPS) – to make every phase ...
09:52 am GMT - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable LG to build a new OLED plant for more than $8.71 billion
In the past couple of years, we've constantly seen launches of OLED TVs with amazing picture quality, but high prices kept their sales way below the slightly worse but far cheaper LCD TV setsNow, LG i...
08:00 am GMT - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable Snapchat introduces its first holiday-themed channel for Discover
Snapchat Discover just got its first seasonal offering.Media startup Brit + Co debuted a "popup" channel on Discover on Friday that will feature holiday-themed content around baking, crafts and other ...
07:48 am GMT - Fri, November 27, 2015
Mashable The best media streaming devices for binging on videos, movies and games
'Tis the season... to watch lots of TV and cut the cable cord.Chances are if you own a TV purchased within the last few years it's a "smart" one. And chances are the smart TV interface that ships with...
03:54 pm +01 - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable What not to buy this Black Friday
Black Friday, which in this holiday week actually kicks off on Thursday, is stuffed like your roasted bird full of amazing deals. But not all deals are made alike. Some are not as good as you thought,...
03:31 pm +01 - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable The ultimate tablet gift guide: Our top picks for the holiday season
Tablets are awesome devices for watching videos, playing games, reading e-books, browsing the web and handling basic productivity tasks, but there not the sort of thing people buy for themselves. Here...
03:15 pm GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable Huawei Mate 8 is a 6-inch behemoth with plenty of battery life
You know who's been the world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer for nearly three years? Huawei, that's who. Despite strong competition from Chinese peers Xiaomi and Lenovo, the company just keep...
02:54 pm GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable What not to buy this Black Friday
Black Friday, which in this holiday week actually kicks off on Thursday, is stuffed like your roasted bird full of amazing deals. But not all deals are made alike. Some are not as good as you thought,...
02:31 pm GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable The ultimate tablet gift guide: Our top picks for the holiday season
Tablets are awesome devices for watching videos, playing games, reading e-books, browsing the web and handling basic productivity tasks, but there not the sort of thing people buy for themselves. Here...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable iPhone video goes behind the scenes of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Tons of work goes into making the parade happen, and this video shows everything from the set, to the dance routines to the inflating of the infamous balloonsFor info on how the video was made, read m...
12:36 pm +11 - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable David Tennant explains Einstein’s general theory of relativity
Explaining scientific concepts like string theory to non-science geeks can sometimes be difficult. Any little bit of help in the way of analogies or visual aids can spell the difference between learni...
12:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable Watch Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade come together in exclusive iPhone video
Want to see how the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade comes together? Photographer and videographer Kevin Lu got exclusive access and he put together this fantastic video to show off the behind-the-scene...
10:17 am +01 - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5
When Raspberry Pi first arrived in 2012, it was revolutionary not because of its computing power — although, for a credit card-sized PC, it was pretty powerful — but for its $25 price, whi...
09:17 am GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5
When Raspberry Pi first arrived in 2012, it was revolutionary not because of its computing power — although, for a credit card-sized PC, it was pretty powerful — but for its $25 price, whi...
04:25 am +01 - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable Hyper-realistic simulation of the sun will scorch your retina
Now that we know what the sun looks like up close, it's a bit easier to craft realistic images of the light-giving star at the center of our solar system.But Brooklyn-based coder and artist Robert Hod...
04:06 am GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable Tattoo prototype turns body art into a fitness tracker
Tattoos that marry art with technology are nothing new at this point. We've seen Motorola show off a tattoo designed to unlock your smartphone and one from another research team that even collects swe...
03:25 am GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable Hyper-realistic simulation of the sun will scorch your retina
Now that we know what the sun looks like up close, it's a bit easier to craft realistic images of the light-giving star at the center of our solar system.But Brooklyn-based coder and artist Robert Hod...
03:16 am GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable U.S. regulators delay 'quiet car' rules until at least mid-March
U.S. regulators have once again delayed discussion of so-called "quiet car" laws that would require hybrid and electric vehicle manufacturers to outfit vehicles with noise emitters so pedestrians and ...
01:36 am GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable David Tennant explains Einstein’s general theory of relativity
Explaining scientific concepts like string theory to non-science geeks can sometimes be difficult. Any little bit of help in the way of analogies or visual aids can spell the difference between learni...
12:07 am GMT - Thu, November 26, 2015
Mashable How to spot a deal on Black Friday
After the relaxation of Thanksgiving comes the craziness of trying to score a great deal on Black FridayHowever, it can be tough to separate the actual good deals from the marketing ploys, especially ...
11:06 pm -05 - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Tattoo prototype turns body art into a fitness tracker
Tattoos that marry art with technology are nothing new at this point. We've seen Motorola show off a tattoo designed to unlock your smartphone and one from another research team that even collects swe...
10:46 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable The creator of James Bond bought this Bentley Type-R, now it's worth $1.4 million
You can't buy James Bond's current car, the Aston Martin DB10. But you can buy this 1953 Bentley Type-R Continental commissioned by the character's creator, Ian Fleming — for $1,495,000.See also...
09:50 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Audi apologizes for Dieselgate by giving $1,000 to owners, following VW's lead
In Volkswagen's foosteps, Audi has opened up its very own goodwill program for the owners of its A3 2.0-liter TDI diesel models affected by Dieselgate.Audi A3 2.0-liter diesel owners will receive two ...
08:48 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable This site lets you share your Thanksgiving meal with Syrian refugees
As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us are heading home for the holidays and prepping our stomachs for an overabundance of food. Of course, that won't be the reality for everyone — which is why...
08:36 pm -05 - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable David Tennant explains Einstein’s general theory of relativity
Explaining scientific concepts like string theory to non-science geeks can sometimes be difficult. Any little bit of help in the way of analogies or visual aids can spell the difference between learni...
08:09 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable 10 gifts to transport your parents to the 21st century
Raise your hand if this scenario applies to you: Dad can't quite figure out how to Skype, mom's still got an AOL email address and they both leave you multiple voicemails with tech-related questions w...
07:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Volkswagen releases repair plans for its diesel engines in Europe
Volkswagen detailed its preliminary plans to fix the emissions of both its 1.6- and 2.0-liter diesel models in Europe, in a press release issued Wednesday morning. The plan includes both mechanical an...
05:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Your drone shopping guide: Top picks for every high-flying need
The rules are changing for personal drone use but owning and flying one is not illegal. You’ll just need to use more care on the prosumer models and not fly them by any landmarks, tall buildings...
04:28 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Apple buys the motion capture company behind the new 'Star Wars'
"Let's face it." — Apple executives, apparently.Apple has reportedly acquired a motion capture startup that specializes in translating human faces onto digital avatars, according to reports.The ...
12:40 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Watch out for airfare flash sales beginning on Cyber Monday
Even if shopping on Black Friday strikes fear in your heart and makes your blood run cold, there is one kind of sale that is worth watching out for this season: airfare flash sales.Hopper, which speci...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable 7 high-tech gifts for pets
During the holiday season, we can't forget our pets. And they're just so cute and loving that they deserve more than the standard old dog bone or squeaky plush toy.We've rounded up a list of high-tech...
11:28 am -05 - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Apple buys the motion capture company behind the new 'Star Wars'
"Let's face it." — Apple executives, apparently.Apple has reportedly acquired a motion capture startup that specializes in translating human faces onto digital avatars, according to reports.The ...
10:41 am GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Sony has sold more than 30 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide
Sony's PlayStation 4 sales are still going wellOn Wednesday, the company announced it has sold more than 30.2 million units worldwide, making it the "fastest and strongest" growing product in the Play...
07:40 am -05 - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Watch out for airfare flash sales beginning on Cyber Monday
Even if shopping on Black Friday strikes fear in your heart and makes your blood run cold, there is one kind of sale that is worth watching out for this season: airfare flash sales.Hopper, which speci...
07:38 am GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi
The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in real-world use — 100 times faster than averag...
06:06 am GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Digital licences coming to New South Wales in 2016
New South Wales will be putting some licences on smartphones from 2016.The first licences to be made available digitally will be those for recreational fishing, responsible service of alcohol and cond...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable 3D printer for kids looks like a helmet, cheaper than an iPhone
While popular among designers, the commercial 3D printer space has, so far, failed to capture much mainstream attention and instead seems to occupy a distinctly tech and academic nicheBut one project ...
12:40 am GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable Audi readying software repair for emissions-cheating 3-liter diesel engines
The Volkswagen Group announced Monday that it has prepared and submitted for approval updated engine management software for its U.S. versions of the Audi 3.0-liter TDI diesel engines. The revised sof...
12:17 am GMT - Wed, November 25, 2015
Mashable This robot can print emoji on your fingernails
Your manicure can get an upgrade with slices of pepperoni pizza and kissy face emojis thanks to the Nailbot, a portable robot that prints images directly onto your fingernailsThe robotic device is cur...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable How to get iPhone Live Photos down to a fine art, because it really is kinda hard
Video: Keith Hopkin, Noah ThroopWhen I talk to people about the Live Photos feature on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, they either have no idea what it is (even if they own an iPhone) or know that i...
09:47 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable How to get iPhone Live Photos down to a fine art
Video: Keith Hopkin, Noah ThroopWhen I talk with others about Apple's new Live Photos feature on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, they're either unfamiliar with it or don't quite exactly know how it ...
09:20 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable You can now use Vine on your Apple Watch
Just weeks after updating Vine with new Audio Remix and search features, the app has delivered another refresh that offers more functionality on the Apple WatchThe addition of Apple's smartwatch to Vi...
08:23 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Adele's '25' is now available on Pandora
You can't stream Adele's new album anywhere. But you can listen to it on PandoraThe music giant announced Tuesday that every song on 25 is available on its platform. "It is clear radio listeners love...
07:59 pm -05 - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable 3D printer for kids looks like a helmet, cheaper than an iPhone
While popular among designers, the commercial 3D printer space has, so far, failed to capture much mainstream attention and instead seems to occupy a distinctly tech and academic nicheBut one project ...
06:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable The new rules for drones: What you need to know
If your drone weighs more than half a pound, get ready to register it.In a move that has garnered both support and strong criticism from people inside and outside the process, the FAA’s Unmanned...
06:10 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Tesla's Model X configurator is live, prices start at $80,000
Tesla has finally opened up the online configurator for the Model X — but only on an invite-only basis. However, those lucky enough to access it will find a new, entry-level offering starting at...
05:11 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Surf at your standing desk with this new Kickstarter board
It seems like you can't enter an office without seeing at least one or two standing desks around.Research shows that for people who work in offices, switching between sitting and standing during the d...
04:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable This Chrome extension will block 'Star Wars' spoilers. All of them.
Navigating the Internet while trying to avoid spoilers takes skill and practice. And even then, there's a good chance you'll accidentally click a link that drops a big reveal right in front of you bef...
03:09 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable This app preserves your grandparents' memories in the Library of Congress
While many will encourage their family members to put down their phones during the Thanksgiving holidays, one group is hoping you'll use your smartphone to spend some quality time with the older gener...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Shiny, sparkly Misfit fitness trackers come to BaubleBar, look like real jewelry
Misfit is continuing its streak of fitting fashion into fitness.The wearable brand is teaming up with jewelry trendsetter BaubleBar to create more stylish ways to wear the $29.99 Misfit Flash fitness ...
12:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable 6 simple gadgets improving life for those with dementia
Every 67 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s diseaseIt's a shocking statistic, but it's only the beginning. One in three seniors dies with the disease or other symptoms of dementia, a...
11:18 am GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Google to launch 'Star Wars' virtual reality experience on Cardboard
If you thought some app remakes and a couple of easter eggs were all Google is planning for its Star Wars onslaught, you were wrongAccording to an announcement on the official Star Wars site, Google w...
04:35 am GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Sorry Bieber, using your hoverboard is illegal on Australian roads
The self-balancing hoverboard, beloved of pop stars like Justin Bieber and Missy Elliot, is unwelcome on Australian roads.The sheer number of the popular devices — also known as balance boards a...
02:06 am GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable U.S. Postal Service app lets you take photos with Peanuts characters in augmented reality
As the holiday season is ramping up, the annual resurgence of Peanuts nostalgia is once again upon us — this time delivered through augmented reality courtesy of the U.S. Post OfficeUsing the US...
01:55 am GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Spectacular Google easter egg pays homage to 'Star Wars' opening crawl
It is the most famous opening title card in all of cinema history — 10 words that have told billions of viewers to prepare for a space fantasy fable that couldn't be further removed from our tim...
01:27 am GMT - Tue, November 24, 2015
Mashable Slack outage cues massive freakout, but it's significant for more than that
If you spent any time on Twitter Monday afternoon, you likely are aware that Slack was down for a couple hours for many users.While the millions of non-Slack users went about their day as usual, for t...
09:16 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable 5 sleek new compact crossovers that are more than just a pretty face
LOS ANGELES — Carmakers care a lot about millennials — customers who may prioritize style, status and connectivity over driving itself. That means the rough and tumble truck-based SUVs of ...
07:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable Snapchat dives deeper into news with Story Explorer
Snapchat is making its Live Stories more interactive.The company is adding a new feature to the live video section of its app that allows users to dive into stories they want to see more about. The fe...
06:57 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable Visa marking exec shares how innovation is transforming the payment space
The credit card and payment space is in flux. Consumers want the newest technology and the most efficient shopping experience, merchants seek more seamless checkouts and both parties demand increased ...
06:57 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable Visa marketing exec shares how innovation is transforming the payment space
The credit card and payment space is in flux. Consumers want the newest technology and the most efficient shopping experience, merchants seek more seamless checkouts and both parties demand increased ...
06:49 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable This $399 3D printer is disappointing in all dimensions
New Matter’s affordable MOD-T 3D printer is a lesson in futility — the futility of form over substance.The $399 printer was designed by Frog Designs, the same company that helped create th...
06:42 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable The Pepsi phone is now a thing, but it's only available in China
After the so-called "Pepsi phone" leaked last month, PepsiCo said it was working with a licensing partner to develop a line of mobile phones and accessories for the Chinese market. Now the first of th...
06:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable Hoverboard for the holidays? Our guide to gifts that get you going
Walking is so 2010Just ask the millennials who are increasingly taking to the streets and sidewalks on a variety of personal mobility devices. Though many people call them "hoverboards," none float &#...
06:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable The hoverboard gift guide: How to choose which one to buy
Walking is so 2010Just ask the millennials who are increasingly taking to the streets and sidewalks on a variety of personal mobility devices. Though many people call them "hoverboards," none float &#...
05:23 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable Your guide to spending the holidays away from home
We know it doesn't always make sense to spend $800 flying home for the holidays just so you can gorge yourself on turkey and listen to your uncle Mike's stories from the bowling alleySometimes, stayin...
03:22 pm GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable Praise pizza: Domino's 'Easy Order' button gets you a pie super fast
Domino's has recently been cooking up new ways for customers to order pizza, from customizing pies on an iPad t delivered via drone to tweeting your order with emoji. Its latest delivery innovation is...
04:10 am GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable Samsung Gear VR ad offers a peek into the world of virtual reality
Even though it's only been available for a little under two weeks, the Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset is already sold out on Amazon and BestBuy.comAnd as if that weren't enough to make you wa...
01:28 am GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable If you care where your fashion comes from this app can help
You may be eating a farm-to-table, organic brunch every weekend, but do you know if your sandals were ethically sourced? A new Australian app can help with that.Launching free on Android and iOS, Good...
01:28 am GMT - Mon, November 23, 2015
Mashable If you care where your fashion comes from, this app can help
You may be eating a farm-to-table, organic brunch every weekend, but do you know if your sandals were ethically sourced? A new Australian app can help with that.Launching free on Android and iOS, Good...
01:15 pm GMT - Sun, November 22, 2015
Mashable 25 top job sites for finding the freelance gigs you really want
Starting your morning off working on a website design for a fashion blogger and finishing up your day on a redesign for a non-profit that will bring them more donations sounds like a pretty rewarding ...
11:34 pm +11 - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable The BLOCKS modular smartwatch is customizable to fit your needs
There are times when we pick up a clothing item that's labeled "one size fits all," and it ends up being a little loose or too baggy. No item can really be universal, and that's the idea behind a star...
06:58 pm GMT - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable BMW's front-wheel drive sedan concept redefines 'ultimate driving machine'
Run for the hills, driving enthusiasts: BMW unveiled just a front-wheel drive sedan.For the majority of the 40 years that BMW has been in America, it has marketed itself as the "Ultimate Driving Machi...
06:41 pm GMT - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable 5 can't-miss apps: FaceParty, 'Goat Rider,' Nuzzel and more
With Snapchat adding new ways to use lenses and chat with friends and Instagram cracking down on third-party developers, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.See also: Google slashes ...
01:05 pm +11 - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable Ford creates 'Drug Driving Suit' that recreates driving impairment
Ford wants to demonstrate to young drivers just how dangerous it can be to drive while under the influence of illegal drugs. So it paired with scientists at the Meyer-Hentschel Institute in Germany to...
01:00 pm GMT - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable Why Silicon Valley is losing at the Washington influence game
WASHINGTON — Silicon Valley has an unwritten rule for lobbying consumers: Only do it in an emergency.That sensibility, driven by sensitivity to users, explains why tech titans are straggling aga...
01:00 pm GMT - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable Here are all the Black Friday deals you need to know
It's said the darkest hour is just before dawn. But on Black Friday, the darkest hour is between your last round of turkey and the first open doors (or e-commerce shopping carts) for Black Friday deal...
12:34 pm GMT - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable The BLOCKS modular smartwatch is customizable to fit your needs
There are times when we pick up a clothing item that's labeled "one size fits all," and it ends up being a little loose or too baggy. No item can really be universal, and that's the idea behind a star...
10:45 am +11 - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable Volkswagen turned in its diesel repair plan, EPA says, but no one's sharing any details
UPDATED 4:10 p.m. PT to include a statement from the EPA.More bad news, diesel owners: Volkswagen will not be making an announcement on Friday about how it intends to fix its emissions-cheating diesel...
08:00 am -05 - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable Why Silicon Valley is losing at the Washington influence game
WASHINGTON — Silicon Valley has an unwritten rule for lobbying consumers: Only do it in an emergency.That sensibility, driven by sensitivity to users, explains why tech titans are straggling aga...
02:05 am GMT - Sat, November 21, 2015
Mashable Ford creates 'Drug Driving Suit' that recreates driving impairment
Ford wants to demonstrate to young drivers just how dangerous it can be to drive while under the influence of illegal drugs. So it paired with scientists at the Meyer-Hentschel Institute in Germany to...
11:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Volkswagen ignored its deadline to propose a diesel repair plan
More bad news, diesel owners: Volkswagen will not be making an announcement on Friday about how it intends to fix its emissions-cheating diesel cars.On Sept. 18, California Air Resources Board (CARB) ...
11:45 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Volkswagen turned in its diesel repair plan, EPA says, but no one's sharing any details
UPDATED 4:10 p.m. PT to include a statement from the EPA.More bad news, diesel owners: Volkswagen will not be making an announcement on Friday about how it intends to fix its emissions-cheating diesel...
11:17 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Tesla forced to disable Autopilot features in Hong Kong
Semi-autonomous tech has suffered a blow — at least in one part of the world.Hong Kong Transportation Department officials demanded that Tesla Motors disable both the Autosteer and Auto Lane Cha...
10:37 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Windows at 30: The original history
Tandy Trower isn’t a name you hear much these days, but without him we might not be celebrating Microsoft Windows' 30th birthday.Now Founder and CEO of Hoaloha Robotics, Trower was hired at Micr...
10:04 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable How to get 2GB of free data on Verizon right now
If you're a Verizon Wireless customer, Black Friday came a week early.Verizon subscribers with an eligible plan can receive 2GB of data for free as part of the company's "Thanksgetting" promotion.See ...
09:17 pm -02 - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Tesla forced to disable Autopilot features in Hong Kong
Semi-autonomous tech has suffered a blow — at least in one part of the world.Hong Kong Transportation Department officials demanded that Tesla Motors disable both the Autosteer and Auto Lane Cha...
09:05 pm -05 - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Ford creates 'Drug Driving Suit' that recreates driving impairment
Ford wants to demonstrate to young drivers just how dangerous it can be to drive while under the influence of illegal drugs. So it paired with scientists at the Meyer-Hentschel Institute in Germany to...
08:49 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Facebook faces questions over Safety Check after hotel attack in Mali
A week after Facebook activated its Safety Check feature in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, the social network is facing new criticism for not activating the feature in Mali after gunmen took mo...
07:31 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable VW and Audi admit all diesels sold since 2009 had cheating software
The Volkswagen Group has effectively admitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that not one diesel model it sold in the U.S. since 2009 complies with emissions laws.Volkswagen and Audi offi...
06:43 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Jimmy Fallon designs iPhone case that doubles as pocket square
'Tis the season to get dressed up to the nines. And for those who need an instant accessories pick-me-up, this genius new iPhone case will do just that.Image: Lili Sams/MashableTeaming up with J.Crew,...
06:12 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Tesla orders voluntary recall of all 90,000 Model S cars sold
Tesla Motors is ordering a voluntary recall 90,000 Model S cars to inspect the safety of the front seat belts.On a call with reporters Friday morning, Tesla representatives said the recall was prompte...
04:46 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable The long arm selfie stick is the selfie stick to end all selfie sticks
It's been about a year since the whole selfie stick craze reached its tipping point, turning a small fad into a full-blown cultural phenomena. At first we pointed and laughed, and now we've accepted o...
04:43 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Mark Zuckerberg donates $20 million to help give public schools high-speed Internet
Connected kids deserve connected schools — and Mark Zuckerberg is determined to make that access a reality.The Facebook cofounder announced on Thursday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will...
04:22 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Microsoft reveals $299 Xbox One Black Friday deal
In the battle to rule the holiday console-buying landscape, Microsoft has struck first with a not-too-surprising $50 price drop on its Xbox One console.The deal won't go live until Thanksgiving Day in...
02:58 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable You can finally download all the 'Harry Potter' audiobooks on Audible
Give thanks for technology, Harry Potter fans: The series' spellbinding audiobooks are now available for digital download via Audible.See also: Pastor says it would be better to drown children than le...
02:19 pm GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Microsoft Lumia 950 transforms into a PC, but should you care?
Apple's iPhone and Google's Android phones didn't ring the door bell and wait to be invited in. They kicked Microsoft's door down, stormed in, and seized the mobile market, leaving the company with a ...
10:54 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable How should we approach cybersecurity in the wake of terrorist attacks?
In the wake of the deadly Paris attacks, technology has been a major topic of discussion — how is it used to plan these attacks, and how could it be used to prevent them in the future?See also: ...
10:29 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Elon Musk says Tesla Autopilot is 'super high priority'
Tesla doesn't want you to do crazy things with its cars' Autopilot feature, but it's very serious about making it betterThat's according to Elon Musk, who announced Thursday the company is looking for...
10:12 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable The Qube could be a cheaper, hubless smart bulb for newbies
Startup Qube is hoping to tackle the smart bulb big boys with a new connected bulb that it says will beat them on price and simplicity.The company just launched an Indiegogo campaign, and has crossed ...
09:19 am -05 - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Microsoft Lumia 950 transforms into a PC, but should you care?
Apple's iPhone and Google's Android phones didn't ring the door bell and wait to be invited in. They kicked Microsoft's door down, stormed in, and seized the mobile market, leaving the company with a ...
08:43 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable This shoe brand claims to have built the 'sneaker of the future'
If you've ever wanted to check the authenticity of your sneaker, well, now you can. Thanks to Greats, the sneaker brand born in Brooklyn that's made waves over the years for its e-commerce-first selli...
08:16 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Apple suggests turning your iPad Pro on and off again if its screen goes black
After a slew of complaints from users, Apple has acknowledged an iPad Pro issue in which the screen goes black for no apparent reason, usually after chargingIn a note on its support site, Apple sugges...
07:58 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable LG cancels rollout of new smartwatch due to 'hardware issue'
LG's latest smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, is not off to a great start — and it might never really start at allAccording to multiple reports, the company has canceled the rollout o...
05:29 am -05 - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Elon Musk says Tesla Autopilot is 'super high priority'
Tesla doesn't want you to do crazy things with its cars' Autopilot feature, but it's very serious about making it betterThat's according to Elon Musk, who announced Thursday the company is looking for...
04:15 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Ford's tire-burning Focus RS 'Drift' mode will make you forget you're in a hatchback
From the exterior, the squealing of tires and billowing of smoke created when drifting a car sideways looks like the opposite of technological advancement.When it comes to the Ford Focus RS, however, ...
03:43 am -05 - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable This shoe brand claims to have built the 'sneaker of the future'
If you've ever wanted to check the authenticity of your sneaker, well, now you can. Thanks to Greats, the sneaker brand born in Brooklyn that's made waves over the years for its e-commerce-first selli...
03:16 am -05 - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable Apple suggests turning your iPad Pro on and off again if its screen goes black
After a slew of complaints from users, Apple has acknowledged an iPad Pro issue in which the screen goes black for no apparent reason, usually after chargingIn a note on its support site, Apple sugges...
12:32 am GMT - Fri, November 20, 2015
Mashable The 5 best luxury sport sedans from the LA Auto Show
LOS ANGELES — This year's LA Auto Show might not have been rife with outrageous concept cars, but it was nonetheless significant. Despite that, luxury sport sedans shined bright underneath the g...
11:26 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Google Fit adds exercise and nutrition tracking features
Google's fitness tracking app for Android, Google Fit, isn't exactly the best known health service out there. But its newest features may help elevate its profile.In a post on its Android blog Thursda...
11:01 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Beats headphones now come in rose gold
If you've been yearning for headphones to complement your rose gold (or actually pink) iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus, you're in luck.Apple has added new color options for its Beats Solo 2 Wireless headp...
10:53 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Networking for good: How technology can help us tackle society’s greatest challenges
Promoted by AT&THunger and disease. Climate change. Education and good jobs. Responsible ways to make and reuse the products we consume. These are all global problems, and they are all problems th...
10:44 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Instagram is cracking down on third-party apps
Instagram will soon be a lot stricter with developers using its platformThe company updated its developer guidelines with new rules that will limit third-party developers' access to its platform, a ch...
10:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Gibson's Les Paul High Performance is a modern take on an old icon
Video: Jake FertigMaking guitars in 2015 is hard, but not for the reasons you think.Unlike your smartphone, guitars don't really go obsolete. Where an iPhone 4S is sluggish with the latest apps compar...
08:14 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Facebook experiment will let you 'take a break' from your ex
Social media sites like Facebook add extra layers of complication to dating, especially when dating turns to breaking up. Now, the social network is testing a feature to soften the blow.Facebook is pi...
06:50 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Adele's '25' will not be available on major streaming services
Sorry, streaming fans — Adele's 25 will not be available on popular services like Spotify and Apple MusicThe album, which will be released on Nov. 20, won't appear on major streamers, the New Yo...
05:56 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable LG is getting into mobile payments, but only in South Korea
Following the lead of Apple, Android and Samsung, LG announced it is developing a mobile payments platform, in a post on its Facebook page Thursday. The company partnered with two Korean banks with th...
05:28 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Hasbro’s new robotic cats are 'companion pets' for the elderly
In the "Old People" episode of Aziz Ansari's new show, Master of None, a grandparent introduces his robotic pet seal to his grandson and then gives the stuffed white animal a kiss on the cheek. "I wen...
04:15 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable New game shows the possibilities of VR, with dinosaurs
You'll probably never go to a real life Jurassic Park, so this short virtual reality game is your best alternative.German Game developer Crytek released Back to Dinosaur Island, a short virtual realit...
03:53 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Amazon now offers two-factor authentication to make your account more secure
Strong password is a necessity on sites that hold your financial information, but it's still not bulletproof when it comes to hacker attacks. Two-factor authentication, which offers far better protect...
03:40 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable This robot tuner automatically perfects the pitch of your guitar
Mashable's Chris Perkins tests out the 2016 Gibson Les Paul Standard High Performance and its robot tuner. Read more...More about Music, Guitar, Robot, Les Paul, and Tech...
03:32 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable This 360-degree virtual tour of Dubai's top luxury hotel will give you vacation envy
Saying that the Burj Al Arab hotel is very nice would be an understatement.With a private bridge from Dubai that leads up to the property, the hotel is renowned as one of the area's best — and m...
03:09 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable New data paints a bleak picture for the Windows Phone's future
It's not looking good for Microsoft.The company's Windows Phone platform only had a 1.7% market share in the third quarter of 2015, a steep drop from the 3% market share in the same period last year, ...
02:06 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable This sleek pebble promises to secure all of your smart home devices
The smart home of the future is now, and connected devices are increasingly changing the way we live. In fact, an estimate of 6.4 billion connected devices will be in use in 2016, according to researc...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Augmented reality: Inside the tech that makes your world so much cooler
Augmented reality aims to make the world you already see way cooler. So, how does it work exactly? Read more...More about Tech, Ar, Augmented Reality, Apps Software, and Mobile...
09:28 am -08 - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Hasbro’s new robotic cats are 'companion pets' for the elderly
In the "Old People" episode of Aziz Ansari's new show, Master of None, a grandparent introduces his robotic pet seal to his grandson and then gives the stuffed white animal a kiss on the cheek. "I wen...
08:00 am -05 - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Augmented reality: Inside the tech that makes your world so much cooler
Augmented reality aims to make the world you already see way cooler. So, how does it work exactly? Read more...More about Tech, Ar, Augmented Reality, Apps Software, and Mobile...
07:18 am GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable YouTube Kids launches in Australia so kids can watch 'Play School' on repeat
Australian parents worried their kids are stumbling across inappropriate content on YouTube, or just watching entirely too many Justin Bieber videos, now have a solution.The YouTube Kids app launched ...
07:07 am GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable I tried to live off Apple Pay for a day, but didn't get too far
Apple Pay has finally made it to Australia, but it's not yet the silver bullet that will allow you to leave your wallet at home.The contactless payment system, which lets you make quick, secure purcha...
03:13 am GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable NASA's 'chemical laptop' could hunt for signs of alien life
A tricked-out laptop developed by NASA may one day detect life on another world.Scientists working with the space agency are in the process of developing a tool called the Chemical Laptop that can rea...
02:57 am GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Mazda's new CX-9 offers family-friendly semi-autonomous tech
LOS ANGELES — Before cars can become fully autonomous and drive themselves from point A to point B without any human input, drivers are going to have to get used to — and trust — the...
12:32 am GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable Sigourney Weaver's 'Aliens' wrist watch makes a comeback
Predicting the future of technology in science fiction films sometimes requires a bit of borrowing from the real world, which is why the timepiece worn by Sigourney Weaver in Aliens is making a comeba...
12:00 am GMT - Thu, November 19, 2015
Mashable 9 ways millennials are driving Southeast Asia’s tech boom
Millennials are a generation the entire world seems to be watching with interest, excitement, and sometimes anxiety. They've been criticized for being lazy and carrying around a sense of entitlement. ...
11:15 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Testing 'Relax' mode in Volvo's autonomous Concept 26
Volvo's Concept 26 demonstrates how the interior of autonomous cars will look and feel in the near future. With free time behind the wheel, while your car drives itself, Volvo is keen to keep you comf...
11:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Vine's new feature lets you grab audio from any Vine to make your own
Want the Duck Army sound for your Vine? It's now as simple as tapping two icons.Vine announced a new feature which allows users to pull the audio from one Vine to remix into your own creation, in a po...
10:36 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Chevrolet to unveil the long-range Bolt EV in January
LOS ANGELES — Watch out, Tesla, your reign as the only carmaker to offer a long-range electric car is about to end. Chevrolet is bringing the Bolt to the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).See...
09:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Messaging app Telegram blocks 78 'ISIS-related' channels
Telegram, a messaging app known for its emphasis on privacy and security, confirmed Wednesday it had shut down dozens of public channels that "were being used by ISIS to spread their propaganda."In a ...
08:35 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Volvo shows what the interior of a self-driving car will be like
When we discuss autonomous — or self-driving — cars, we often talk about smoother traffic, fewer accidents and more efficient driving. Arguably, these are relevant, but they miss perhaps t...
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable You can't ride hoverboards in New York anymore. (You never could.)
If you’ve been to New York lately, you've likely seen — or crashed into someone on — one of those electric "hoverboards." You were likely annoyed, and the City of New York (yes, that...
08:05 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Mercedes' 2017 SL is as comfortable as an S-Class, as wild as a Ferrari
LOS ANGELES — The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class — as the German brand's flagship two-door, sporty roadster — has long been the the elder statesman of the luxury convertible segment. It's re...
07:53 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable ISIS reaches new level of sophistication with tech-support 'help desk'
The Islamic State (ISIS) is now an international organization with many layers of complexity and logistical demands. And like any sprawling organization with a digital presence, it needs tech support....
06:26 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Honda's all-new Civic Coupe is surprisingly sporty and stylish
LOS ANGELES — The Honda Civic has long been one of the best-selling cars in America. Although reliable and a sales juggernaut, it's never been very sporty or stylish. For 2016, Honda aims to cha...
05:57 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable The world's longest bike is as long as half a New York City block
A dutch cycling group is in for the long haul, literally.Members of organization Mijl Van Mares Werkploeg secured themselves a place in the Guinness World Records 2016 when they broke the record for t...
05:36 pm -05 - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Chevrolet to unveil the long-range Bolt EV in January
LOS ANGELES — Watch out, Tesla, your reign as the only carmaker to offer a long-range electric car is about to end. Chevrolet is bringing the Bolt to the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).See...
05:20 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Cadillac's CT6 plug-in hybrid combines the best of both worlds
LOS ANGELES — Cadillac has just unveiled the all-new CT6 Plug-in Hybrid — a full-size luxury sedan that aims to be as sporty as it is eco-friendly.See also: VW's new Beetle Dune is a moder...
05:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Google's latest experiment will let you use apps you haven't downloaded
Google keeps making its mobile app more useful.The company introduced a new feature to its Android app Wednesday that allows users to access and use apps from search results without downloading them f...
04:03 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Samsung now warns users to not insert pen wrong way in Galaxy Note 5
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 5, don't insert the stylus the wrong way. Samsung will now tell you as much with a new warning label.See also: Samsung Galaxy Note 5: The big screen goes chic, but at ...
03:06 pm -05 - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable You can't ride hoverboards in New York anymore. (You never could.)
If you’ve been to New York lately, you've likely seen — or crashed into someone on — one of those electric "hoverboards." You were likely annoyed, and the City of New York (yes, that...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable What's the procedure for testing the back end of a website?
In this Ask A Dev, QA engineer Derrick Steele tells us about all the steps to test the properties of data in a backend database in order to keep a website running smoothly.For starters, Steele familia...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Facebook launches dedicated 'fundraiser' pages for nonprofits
Nearly two months after Facebook announced the creation of its Social Good team, which aims to build tools that help people do more good around the world, the social media giant has launched its lates...
01:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable The new Apple Watch docking station makes charging much easier
Apple officially launched on Wednesday a docking station for the Apple Watch, so you no longer have to awkwardly give your device a battery boost with the existing charger.The news comes just one day ...
11:33 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable The future of smart home living
SmartThings' idea for smart living started with an unfortunate situation: A flood.About four years ago, Samsung SmartThings Founder and CEO Alex Hawkinson was away from his mountain home for the ...
11:21 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable A music journaling app swaps words for sounds to help you express emotions
When Ivor Williams and Alex Rothera were teenagers, they both suffered the loss of friends, through suicide and a car accident. Through their experiences, they understood the need for young people to ...
10:36 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Google slashes minimum app prices to way below $0.99 in 17 countries
Google has significantly reduced the minimum app prices in 17 countries to better reflect the differences in purchasing power around the worldUntil now, the minimum app price globally (save for India,...
10:00 am -05 - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable What's the procedure for testing the back end of a website?
In this Ask A Dev, QA engineer Derrick Steele tells us about all the steps to test the properties of data in a backend database in order to keep a website running smoothly.For starters, Steele familia...
09:15 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Samsung takes cue from Adele, prepares to launch flip phone
When she used a flip phone in her "Hello" video, Adele may have actually been onto something. As it turns out, flip phones are not entirely out of fashion; in fact, Samsung is working on a model with ...
08:08 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable India to surpass US with the world's second-largest Internet user base
India is poised to have 402 million Internet users by this December, giving it the second-largest online user base in the world. It will overtake the United States to occupy the second position after ...
06:21 am -05 - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable A music journaling app swaps words for sounds to help you express emotions
When Ivor Williams and Alex Rothera were teenagers, they both suffered the loss of friends, through suicide and a car accident. Through their experiences, they understood the need for young people to ...
05:01 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Fiat's all-new 124 Spider is literally the Italian Mazda Miata
LOS ANGELES — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is set to unveil the all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider at the Los Angeles Auto Show Wednesday morning. Unlike the previous Fiats recently reintroduced to Ameri...
05:01 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable IBM Watson's new app predicts the must-have toys and gifts
Holiday shopping is difficult, but IBM thinks its famous supercomputer can help.The company released a new iOS app Wednesday called Watson Trend that uses Watson's super computing abilities to show wh...
05:01 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable Alfa Romeo's Giulia is so fast, it'll fix your posture for good
LOS ANGELES — For some reason, the Giulia Quadrifoglio feels like the true return of Alfa Romeo to the American shores. Sure, they debuted the 4C sports car last year, but this one feels more si...
01:40 am GMT - Wed, November 18, 2015
Mashable The Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie is a super sleek $750,000 personal plane
If you have $750,000 and the space for a super slick personal plane, the Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie is the one for you.Aside from the fact that it looks really, really good, the vehicle's performance isn't ...
11:55 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Neyya smart ring puts notifications at your fingertips, but would you wear it?
Smart rings have been around for a few years now, mostly suffering from obscurity as early adopter curiosities. But as wearable tech accessories like the Apple Watch capture the mainstream, the public...
11:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Audi could bring self-parking cars to the Boston area in 'two to three years'
Imagine if your car could drop you off at work and autonomously park itself nearby. Seems super-futuristic, right? Well, Audi is working with Somerville, Massachusetts to create an infrastructure that...
11:16 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Google redesigns Google to emphasize users' interests
The newly redesigned Google+ is here.The company introduced a revamped version of the Google+ app and website that reorganizes the social network around its Communities and Collections features.See al...
09:32 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable This case turns your phone into a vibrator
Activate Siri responsibly.IZIVIBE claims to be the world's first sex toy that uses a smartphone's vibration feature to pleasure users. All you need is the phone case and the app.See also: 8 ways you n...
09:21 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable One small update for drones, one giant leap for safer skies
A seemingly innocuous app update might be the first step toward solving the mounting problem of drone congestion.Drone maker 3DR announced a collaboration with mapping company AirMap, which brings rea...
09:05 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Happy birthday, Amazon Echo, and thanks for being so wonderfully random
Is there anything cuter than a one-year-old digital assistant? No, of course there isn't. Just look at Amazon’s Alexa, the artificial intelligence-based assistant buried inside the now 12-month-...
08:44 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Parrot doubles flying time of its best drone with new Bebop 2
SAN FRANCISCO — Parrot's latest flagship drone is faster, lighter and has more than twice as much flight time as the previous model.Parrot CEO Henri Seydoux showed off the new Bebop 2 drone duri...
07:48 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Should encryption really be enemy No. 1 after the Paris attacks?
In the aftermath of last week's Paris terror attacks, there are questions, some answers and a myriad of unknowns that gnaw, contributing to that feeling that whatever we're doing isn't enough to preve...
07:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Submit your product for Mashable's 'Top Picks of CES 2016'
CES 2016, the biggest technology show of the year, is just a couple of months away. For the fourth consecutive year, Mashable will publish the ultimate guide to the best products that will be introduc...
06:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Tumblr adds a GIF maker to its mobile app
Tumblr is making it even easier for users to create their own GIFs.The company on Tuesday rolled out a new GIF Maker for its iPhone app (Android support is coming soon) that makes creating GIFs from y...
06:19 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable The PowerUp FPV is a paper airplane drone you control with your head
If you, like most rational people, have ever had the unquenchable desire to control a paper airplane with your head, the PowerUp FPV is the toy for you.A new project currently fundraising on Kickstart...
04:39 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Ford's SYNC Connect app lets you start your car remotely
LOS ANGELES — Hate getting into a cold car in the morning? Ford's new SYNC Connect smartphone app will let you remotely schedule a daily start-up time, ensuring your car's cabin is the perfect t...
04:15 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Emoji room service is way cooler than calling the front desk
Mashable's Sam Sheffer heads to the Aloft Hotel in downtown Manhattan to try out the newest way to order room service: using emoji. Read more...More about Tech, Mobile, Emoji, Room Service, and Aloft ...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable The return of the beautiful, brutal Lamborghini
LOS ANGELES — Ushering in a new era of beautiful and brutal Lamborghinis is the car you see above, the Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2But first, let's take a step back in time.When I was a boy...
04:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable This smart scooter will fold itself up at the sound of your voice
Personal mobility is transforming before our eyes, especially if you're watching the new INU: An electric scooter that folds up when you touch or speak into the accompanying app.See also: Forget hover...
03:11 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable This Kickstarter created a blazer you can toss in the washing machine
It's probably the worst part of owning a suit: the dreaded dry cleaner. Sometimes too expensive, most times a hassle, the struggle is real for working adults who dress upA new startup invented a blaze...
02:18 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Asus Chromebit is a tiny $85 computer that connects directly to your TV
Your smartphone is a powerful computer that fits in your pocket. Why, then, are most desktop computers today fairly large, heavy, unsightly boxes?Asus and Google are changing that today with the launc...
02:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Figment VR iPhone case doubles as a virtual reality viewer
With the rise of Cardboard-powered virtual reality experiences on our smartphones, it's becoming clear that we need a better solution that doesn't require carrying a tiny cardboard box around with usT...
12:49 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable A little over half of the world's mobile game revenue comes from Asia
SINGAPORE — The Asia-Pacific region has half of the world's mobile gamers, and generates a little over half of mobile game revenue, a study has found.Video game research firm Eedar said there ar...
12:15 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable 10 awesome server monitoring tools to help you run your website like a pro
Running a website means being acutely aware of server and network issues as soon as they occur. A monitoring tool can be used to check for problems caused by overloaded or crashed servers, network con...
12:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable I'm 15 and I can't look up from my phone
I’m at a party hanging out with my friends. We are all heads down on our phones, until one of us pulls out Snapchat to take a group photo. We all fix our hair, pose, inspect the picture — ...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable The return of the beautiful, brutal Lamborghini
LOS ANGELES — Ushering in a new era of beautiful and brutal Lamborghinis is the car you see above, the Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2But first, let's take a step back in time.When I was a boy...
11:00 am -05 - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable This smart scooter will fold itself up at the sound of your voice
Personal mobility is transforming before our eyes, especially if you're watching the new INU: An electric scooter that folds up when you touch or speak into the accompanying app.See also: Forget hover...
10:11 am -05 - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable This Kickstarter created a blazer you can toss in the washing machine
It's probably the worst part of owning a suit: the dreaded dry cleaner. Sometimes too expensive, most times a hassle, the struggle is real for working adults who dress upA new startup invented a blaze...
09:43 am GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable You can now ask Google's mobile app (almost) anything
Frankly, it was always possible to ask Google anything, but for slightly more complicated questions, the answers were a bit...wantingNow, Google has updated its mobile app to better understand complex...
09:18 am -05 - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable Asus Chromebit is a tiny $85 computer that connects directly to your TV
Your smartphone is a powerful computer that fits in your pocket. Why, then, are most desktop computers today fairly large, heavy, unsightly boxes?Asus and Google are changing that today with the launc...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable VW's Golf GTE Sport is a gull-winged, plug-in hybrid with 395 horsepower
LOS ANGELES — In creating the Golf GTE Sport concept, Volkswagen borrowed a bunch of tech from its Volkswagen Group stablemates. It took the carbon fiber shell technology from the Bugatti Veyron...
09:00 am GMT - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable VW's new Beetle Dune is a modern 'Baja Bug' for your daily commute
LOS ANGELES — The Baja Bug — a modified Beetle designed to go off-road — originated in the 1960s when owners lifted their Bugs and put big ol' off-road tires underneath the compact c...
08:49 am -04 - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable A little over half of the world's mobile game revenue comes from Asia
SINGAPORE — The Asia-Pacific region has half of the world's mobile gamers, and generates a little over half of mobile game revenue, a study has found.Video game research firm Eedar said there ar...
07:03 am -05 - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable I'm 15 and I can't look up from my phone
I’m at a party hanging out with my friends. We are all heads down on our phones, until one of us pulls out Snapchat to take a group photo. We all fix our hair, pose, inspect the picture — ...
04:00 am -05 - Tue, November 17, 2015
Mashable VW's Golf GTE Sport is a gull-winged, plug-in hybrid with 395 horsepower
LOS ANGELES — In creating the Golf GTE Sport concept, Volkswagen borrowed a bunch of tech from its Volkswagen Group stablemates. It took the carbon fiber shell technology from the Bugatti Veyron...
11:59 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Movado delivers a smartwatch inspired by its classic Museum Watch
The makers of the famed "Museum Watch," Movado, have unveiled a new smartwatch with a design reminiscent of the classic analog timepieceMovado's Bold Motion watch, engineered by Hewlett-Packard (HP), ...
11:15 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Unbreak my heart: Twitter is experimenting with multiple emoji reactions
Twitter replaced "Favorites" (stars) with "Likes" (hearts) nearly two weeks ago, and the Internet wasn't too pleased. "Likes" and hearts were more in line with other social media platforms like Instag...
10:54 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Uber's new feature makes it easy for drivers to pick up more people on the way
For many, Uber is a way for car owners to make some extra money on the side. The company is testing a new feature to make that even easier for drivers.Uber announced it is piloting a feature in the Ba...
10:36 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Oxford Dictionaries picks an emoji for its 2015 Word of the Year
No, the Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year for 2015 isn't "emoji." Instead, it's literally an emojiOxford Dictionaries announced Monday that its Word of the Year for 2015 is the "Face With Tears of Jo...
08:14 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Microsoft finally retires Zune sevices, which apparently still existed
Zune has been all but dead for years, but Microsoft is finally — offically — putting its online service out to pasture.Even though Microsoft ended production of its Zune MP3 players in 201...
07:11 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable The problem with saying terrorists used PlayStation 4 to coordinate Paris attacks
Following the attacks on Paris on Friday, speculation started flying about how the terrorists communicated.Belgian interior minister Jan Jambon's comments about Sony's PlayStation 4 being "even more d...
07:11 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable There's no evidence ISIS used PlayStation 4 to coordinate the Paris attacks
Following the attacks on Paris on Friday, speculation started flying about how the terrorists communicated.Belgian interior minister Jan Jambon's comments about Sony's PlayStation 4 being "even more d...
06:49 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Self-driving cars may become a mass reality faster than you think
“Just a few years ago, automated parking was a revolutionary new technology — now it comes as a standard option in some production models. This is how I believe driverless vehicles will co...
05:49 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable This chatbot is everything wrong with creepy dudes in the dating scene
He started off the conversation with, “Aren’t you going to say hi?” I responded politely but cautiously with a “hey.” He told me I had a pretty name, and then he asked me...
05:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Donald Trump and T-Mobile's CEO clashed on Twitter, and things got ugly
In one corner, folks, we have an outspoken businessman running for president. In the other, the outspoken CEO of T-MobileGrab some popcorn, because this is about to get interesting.GOP presidential ca...
03:52 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Huawei develops smartphone battery that charges to 48% in 5 minutes
Quick, what's the biggest problem smartphone manufacturers need to overcome today? If you said "battery life," you'll be happy to know that Huawei is making important strides in alleviating that issue...
03:29 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Walmart is selling a $10 smartphone
For less than a large pie of pizza, you can buy an Android smartphone instead.Yes, throwaway smartphones have arrived, and Walmart's selling them for $10 ($9.82 if you're really counting the pennies)....
03:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Ashton Kutcher proves our smartphone addiction in new Motorola ads
Smartphone addiction is real. Just ask Ashton Kutcher.The TV star-turned-startup investor has teamed up with Motorola on a set of new commercials that spotlight just how dependent we are on our phones...
03:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Ashton Kutcher proves our smartphone addiction is real in new Motorola ads
Smartphone addiction is real. Just ask Ashton Kutcher.The TV star-turned-startup investor has teamed up with Motorola on a set of new commercials that spotlight just how dependent we are on our phones...
01:27 pm GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable Tim Cook stamps out MacBook-iPad hybrid idea
Apple is not planning to merge the MacBook and iPadTim Cook, Apple's CEO, made that clear in an interview with Independent.ie, published Sunday. “We feel strongly that customers are not really l...
12:49 pm -05 - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable This chatbot is everything wrong with creepy dudes in the dating scene
He started off the conversation with, “Aren’t you going to say hi?” I responded politely but cautiously with a “hey.” He told me I had a pretty name, and then he asked me...
01:41 am GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable How to show support for France and Lebanon on your Facebook profile
In the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks Friday that left at least 129 dead, Facebook helped users express their sympathy for those affected by activating a tool that superimposed the French fl...
01:41 am GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable How to show support for both France and Lebanon on your Facebook profile
In the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks Friday that left at least 129 dead, Facebook helped users express their sympathy for those affected by activating a tool that superimposed the French fl...
12:58 am GMT - Mon, November 16, 2015
Mashable 5 can't-miss apps: Selfieshot, Giffage, Vevo and more
With the launch of the iPad Pro and reports that Apple is working on a new payments service, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.See also: Apple iPad Pro: The ReviewEach weekend, we ...
08:41 pm -05 - Sun, November 15, 2015
Mashable How to show support for both France and Lebanon on your Facebook profile
In the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks Friday that left at least 129 dead, Facebook helped users express their sympathy for those affected by activating a tool that superimposed the French fl...
07:58 pm -05 - Sun, November 15, 2015
Mashable 5 can't-miss apps: Selfieshot, Giffage, Vevo and more
With the launch of the iPad Pro and reports that Apple is working on a new payments service, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.See also: Apple iPad Pro: The ReviewEach weekend, we ...
07:00 pm GMT - Sun, November 15, 2015
Mashable Zuckerberg: Facebook will use safety check for 'more human disasters'
Facebook executives have responded to critics who have questioned why the company hasn't activated its "safety check" feature in more situations.In a Facebook post Saturday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said t...
06:00 pm GMT - Sun, November 15, 2015
Mashable Hands-on with Inboard's M1 luxury electric skateboard
Mashable's Sam Sheffer took to the streets of New York for a test ride on the new M1 high-end electric skateboard from Inboard, checking out the innovative motors built inside the wheels and Bluetooth...
04:00 pm GMT - Sun, November 15, 2015
Mashable The Lomo'Instant Wide instant camera makes even the boringest parties a blast
Instant cameras have never been hotterLomography's Lomo'Instant Wide is the latest instant camera to stick it to digital.Lomography's no stranger to building on the success of Fujifilm's instant camer...
03:30 pm GMT - Sun, November 15, 2015
Mashable Fiat's all-electric 500e is worth adjusting your life around
As the plane began its initial descent into Portland, I felt the initial pangs of range anxiety — an emotion electric-vehicle drivers often feel when they fear their cars might run out of juice ...
02:45 pm GMT - Sun, November 15, 2015
Mashable Is the iPad Pro worth your money?
The iPad Pro is finally here, and there's a lot to discuss about Apple's new device. How does it stack up against Microsoft's Surface Pro 4? Is it worth the high price tag? Which accessories do you ne...
09:32 pm GMT - Sat, November 14, 2015
Mashable Airbnb cancels Paris conference in wake of attacks
The Airbnb Open conference being held in Paris has been cancelled in the wake of the attacks in the city on FridayScheduled to run from November 12 to 14, the apartment-sharing company's conference wa...
05:27 pm GMT - Sat, November 14, 2015
Mashable Facebook lets you support Paris in your profile photo with one click
In response to the tragic attacks in Paris Friday night, Facebook has added a photo filter so users can easily show their support for France.The tool allows you to quickly and easily superimpose an im...
04:28 pm GMT - Sat, November 14, 2015
Mashable Report: Audi under German criminal investigation over diesel scandal
Volkswagen isn't the only company under fire for dieselgate. Now Audi — the Volkswagen Group's luxury brand — is under scrutiny, too. Specifically, German prosecutors have opened a crimina...
12:35 pm GMT - Sat, November 14, 2015
Mashable The coolest kitchen gadgets of 2015
Maybe 2015 wasn't the year of the cronut. But it was the year of putting fun back in the kitchen.For the last few years, immersion circulators and sous vide cooking have been de rigeur in many food en...
01:36 am GMT - Sat, November 14, 2015
Mashable Facebook activates Paris safety check following terror attacks
Facebook has activated its "safety check" feature in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris on Friday.The feature, which has previously been used in natural disasters, allows people in the affected a...
08:23 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Elon Musk: 500-mile-range Teslas are 'less than 10 years away'
Would you consider an electric car as your main mode of transportation if it could go 500 miles on a single charge? According to Tesla founder Elon Musk, such a car is "less than 10 years away."See al...
07:49 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Snapchat's new 'official stories' use emoji to verify celebrity accounts
Snapchat may finally be giving its celebrity users a more official presence on the platform.The company is using a new feature called "Official Stories" to verify the accounts of some of its celebrity...
05:33 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable This company will break up with your partner for you
Whoever said romance was dead in the modern age? I'm not sure, but they're probably right.The Breakup Shop is a new company that will break up with your significant other for you for $10 to $40, depen...
05:00 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Microsoft teases the future of Powerpoint with new designer tools
Microsoft's latest Office 365 update is making Powerpoint a lot smarter.The company just unveiled two new tools for Powerpoint, Designer and Morph that make it easier for people to add custom photos a...
04:31 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Facebook may soon let you search individual profile pages (Updated)
Update: Friday, 12:33 p.m. ET: A Facebook spokesperson the profile search is part of a pilot feature:"We’re piloting a way to search for people’s posts from within their Profiles. You can...
03:56 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable You can now buy Snapchat lenses for just 99 cents
For those of you who missed the rainbow vomit Snapchat filter, it's your lucky day. You can now have it forever at a very small price.On Friday, Snapchat introduced a store for its lenses, the animate...
03:23 pm -05 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Elon Musk: 500-mile-range Teslas are 'less than 10 years away'
Would you consider an electric car as your main mode of transportation if it could go 500 miles on a single charge? According to Tesla founder Elon Musk, such a car is "less than 10 years away."See al...
03:22 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Dubai gives its firefighters twin-engine jetpacks to fight skyscraper fires
Damn you, firefighters. Not only do you have one of the most-loved professions in the world, now you also get jetpacks? Dubai, the city known for its skyline — after all, it hosts Burj Khalifa, ...
02:50 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Apple shutting down Beats Music on Nov. 30
Beats Music's transformation into Apple Music is almost complete. Beats has announced Beats Music will shut down Nov. 30, after which the music streaming service will no longer work.Existing Beats Mus...
01:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Amazon's $50 Fire is a perfect throwaway tablet for kids
Amazon's latest 7-inch Fire tablet is so budget-minded it comes in a six-pack. For less than one iPad mini 2, you can get six of Amazon's $50 Fire tablets. Buy the six-pack and you're getting the sixt...
01:26 pm GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Forget hoverboards: The MoHawk V3 feels like the future
I walk a lot. Every day in the city I walk two miles back and forth to the office. I see others using bikes and scooters and, occasionally, someone on a bizarre self-powered device like the InMotion M...
10:56 am -05 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable You can now buy Snapchat lenses for just 99 cents
For those of you who missed the rainbow vomit Snapchat filter, it's your lucky day. You can now have it forever at a very small price.On Friday, Snapchat introduced a store for its lenses, the animate...
10:40 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Pancakes, peanuts under official consideration for new emoji
Want emoji pancakes? Your dreams may soon come true.The Unicode Consortium Thursday announced that it had added seven new emoji candidates for consideration as part of Unicode 9.0, which is due in May...
08:49 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable There's a five-story vending machine dispensing used cars in Nashville
There are all kinds of strange vending machines in the world, from ones that dispense iPads to others that dole out live crabs. Now there's one in Nashville, Tennessee that dispenses cars.That's right...
08:41 am GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Apple starts hiring for its upcoming Singapore store
SINGAPORE — Calling potential Apple Genuises in the country, the mothership is hiring.Apple has started listing jobs on its site for its upcoming Singapore store.The 14 listings, put up Friday, ...
08:32 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Creepy photo series reimagines what happens to the phone-obsessed
We're probably all guilty of spending a little bit too much time wrapped up in our phones, tablets, laptops and televisions.Screens have been integrated so much into our normal lives that it can be ha...
05:30 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Fossil Group to acquire wearable company Misfit for $260 million
In a surprise move, the Fossil Group announced on Thursday plans to acquire wearable brand Misfit.The Fossil Group told Mashable the deal landed at $260 million, including transaction costs, and will ...
05:01 am GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Ford aims to accelerate self-driving tech by testing in a simulated city
While Volvo is putting a fleet of 100 self-driving XC90 SUVs onto the streets of Gothenburg in 2017 to demonstrate the reliability of the company's Auto Pilot system, Ford is sticking to testing its a...
04:21 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Autonomous buses will hit Swiss streets this spring
Autonomous cars are the hot topic in the transportation world right now, as evidenced by Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Google rushing head-first into implementing the tech. However, self-driving cars aren'...
03:45 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable There's already a 4-week wait for the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard
Apple began sales of its 12.9-inch iPad Pro Thursday, but if you want the necessary Smart Keyboard and Pencil stylus, you'll have to wait at least a month.The product pages for Apple's new iPad Pro ac...
02:46 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Facebook brings 360-degree videos to iPhone and Gear VR
Facebook is doubling down on 360-degree videos.The social network is expanding support for the immersive News Feed videos in a big way, the company announced Thursday. Facebook is adding support for i...
02:40 am GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Pancakes, peanuts under official consideration for new emoji
Want emoji pancakes? Your dreams may soon come true.The Unicode Consortium Thursday announced that it had added seven new emoji candidates for consideration as part of Unicode 9.0, which is due in May...
01:00 am GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable A self-driving Google car was pulled over for driving too slow
Apparently not all police officers in the Mountain View, California area have gotten the memo about Google's self-driving cars.Facebook user Zandr Milewski posted a photo of what appears to be one of ...
01:00 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Google launches YouTube Music, a new app for discovering music videos
YouTube's standalone music streaming app has arrived.Google launched YouTube Music Thursday, the music complement to its new video subscription service YouTube Red. The app is available now for iOS an...
12:49 am GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable There's a five-story vending machine dispensing used cars in Nashville
There are all kinds of strange vending machines in the world, from ones that dispense iPads to others that dole out live crabs. Now there's one in Nashville, Tennessee that dispenses cars.That's right...
12:32 am GMT - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Creepy photo series reimagines what happens to the phone-obsessed
We're probably all guilty of spending a little bit too much time wrapped up in our phones, tablets, laptops and televisions.Screens have been integrated so much into our normal lives that it can be ha...
12:24 am +08 - Fri, November 13, 2015
Mashable Android Wear doesn't need your phone anymore
Finally! A watch that doesn't need your phone to operate. Excuse me, I meant a smartwatch that doesn't need your phone to operate.In a post on its official Android blog Wednesday, Google announced tha...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Fossil Group to acquire wearable company Misfit
In a surprise move, the Fossil Group announced on Thursday plans to acquire wearable brand Misfit.The Fossil Group told Mashable the deal landed at $260 million, including transaction costs, and will ...
09:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Fossil Group to acquire wearable company Misfit for $260 million
In a surprise move, the Fossil Group announced on Thursday plans to acquire wearable brand Misfit.The Fossil Group told Mashable the deal landed at $260 million, including transaction costs, and will ...
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Autonomous buses will hit Swiss streets this spring
Autonomous cars are the hot topic in the transportation world right now, as evidenced by Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Google rushing head-first into implementing the tech. However, self-driving cars aren'...
07:45 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable There's already a 4-week wait for the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard
Apple began sales of its 12.9-inch iPad Pro Thursday, but if you want the necessary Smart Keyboard and Pencil stylus, you'll have to wait at least a month.The product pages for Apple's new iPad Pro ac...
06:46 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Facebook brings 360-degree videos to iPhone and Gear VR
Facebook is doubling down on 360-degree videos.The social network is expanding support for the immersive News Feed videos in a big way, the company announced Thursday. Facebook is adding support for i...
05:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Google launches YouTube Music, a new app for discovering music videos
YouTube's standalone music streaming app has arrived.Google launched YouTube Music Thursday, the music complement to its new video subscription service YouTube Red. The app is available now for iOS an...
04:24 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Android Wear doesn't need your phone anymore
Finally! A watch that doesn't need your phone to operate. Excuse me, I meant a smartwatch that doesn't need your phone to operate.In a post on its official Android blog Wednesday, Google announced tha...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Airbnb introduces 'smart pricing' to automate setting rates for hosts
Airbnb hosts will now have an easier way to set prices for their rentalsThe company is making available a "Smart pricing" tool that automatically sets rates based on current supply and demand. The too...
04:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Pope Francis condemns technology at the dinner table
Pope Francis is urging people to put down their smartphones at the dinner tableSetting aside technology in favor of talking together as a family is paramount, Francis told his general audience at St. ...
03:41 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Roku's selling a $25 set-top box on Black Friday
The Roku 4 and its 4K-streaming capabilities isn't the only new set-top box from Roku. Aimed at the low end, the Roku SE is a $50 set-top box that supports all of the content from the company's other ...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Major Windows 10 update brings Xbox One 360 support and enterprise gifts
Microsoft is delivering an early Christmas present to gamers and enterprise customers in the form of a blockbuster Windows 10 update — just a few months after Windows 10 officially launched.The ...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Microsoft just made its first major updates to Windows 10
Microsoft is delivering an early Christmas present to gamers and enterprise customers in the form of a blockbuster Windows 10 update — just a few months after Windows 10 officially launched.The ...
02:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable The Holga Digital is cute, but it fails epically at digitizing a classic camera
The Holga Digital is an embarrassment to the Holga brand and its film cameras.About half the size of a Holga film camera, the Holga Digital tries to be hip with the Instagram generation, but instead f...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable This is how websites track you on the Internet
Most Internet users are unaware of the ways websites trace our activity across the web. So how do they keep track of us, and what are they doing with all that information? Read more...More about Googl...
10:49 am GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Firefox for iOS now available for download
Still looking for that perfect iOS web browser? Starting today, there's a new — albeit likely very familiar — name for you to try: FirefoxAnnounced in early November, the first version of ...
09:46 am GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable iPad Pro teardown reveals larger, more sophisticated speakers
The iPad Pro is out, and naturally, it's already been torn to pieces by iFixit. We've expected that, but what we didn't know was that the most interesting part of Apple's largest iPad were its speaker...
09:13 am GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Giant interactive flowers in Israel bloom when people are nearby
Public art, particularly some of the more cutting-edge works of our time, sometimes finds a difficult path toward harmony with the surrounding communityBut one art installation called "WARDE" in Jerus...
03:21 am GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Why these 5 guys camped out for the launch of Australia's first Microsoft store
On Thursday, Microsoft opened its first flagship store outside of North America on a busy shopping street in Sydney, Australia.Unlike Apple, which is known for the lines of fanboys camping out for its...
01:18 am GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable Apple working on person-to-person mobile payments service, report says
Not content to rule the world of mobile software and hardware, Apple is reportedly working on boosting its role as a payments solution by entering the arena of person-to-person paymentsLike PayPal's V...
01:10 am GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable How an iPhone changed a paralyzed veteran's life
While serving in Iraq as a medic in the U.S. Army, Ralston was hit with a tiny ball bearing from an IED in 2010. He was left paralyzed from the neck downDespite the hardship, Ralston quickly adopted a...
12:34 am GMT - Thu, November 12, 2015
Mashable This keyboard case makes the iPad Pro look like a Macbook
Apple's giant new iPad Pro is still a tablet, not a laptop — but Logitech's latest keyboard case helps blur that line.With the launch of the iPad Pro Wednesday, Logitech (or Logi) released its C...
09:26 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Where can I take a web developer certification exam?
In this Ask A Dev, web developer Tricia McTigrit helps anyone looking to get into development find out where and how they can gain new skills and earn certifications.Like all continuing education thes...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable The future is bright for smartphones with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820
Qualcomm chips power many of today’s high-end smartphones, including models from HTC, LG and OnePlus. The company’s latest flagship processor is the Snapdragon 820, which will start appear...
07:03 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable 7 tips and tricks to get the most out of Line
Japanese messaging app Line is the top messenger in its home country, and it's become one of the dominant players in Asian countries like Thailand and Indonesia.It's also quickly spreading around the ...
05:58 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable LinkedIn mercifully working on new tool to send fewer, better emails
After agreeing to pay $13 million in a class action lawsuit over its excessive emailing, LinkedIn is emphasizing quality over quantity.LinkedIn announced on the company blog that it's building a new t...
05:53 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable What is credit card tokenization? 5 things consumers need to know
With so much change going on with credit and debit cards right now (hello, EMV cards and mobile wallet), we know it can get a little confusingThe bottom-line is pretty simple when it comes to consumer...
04:03 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Tahj Mowry dishes on the latest in virtual reality innovation
Technology moves fast – so fast that it’s easy to get left behind. To keep you in the know, Mashable Studios teamed up with PepsiCo to present “Innovation Download,” a new seri...
04:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Tim Cook on the Microsoft Surface Book: 'It's sort of deluded.'
As Apple CEO Tim Cook's European press tour promoting the new iPad Pro continues, the shots fired at Microsoft become even more pointed.Speaking to a group of philosophy students at Trinity College in...
04:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Tim Cook on the Microsoft Surface Book: 'It's sort of diluted.'
As Apple CEO Tim Cook's European press tour promoting the new iPad Pro continues, the shots fired at Microsoft become even more pointed.Speaking to a group of philosophy students at Trinity College in...
03:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Target releases chic tech accessories with jewelry retailer BaubleBar
Put down your boring white ear buds.Jewelry retailer BaubleBar is teaming up with Target for an exclusive line of tech accessoriesWhile this isn't BaubleBar's first time venturing into the wearable te...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Tinder's newest update will 'significantly increase' your matches
Tinder users: Your luck might soon be improving.The company is making changes to its algorithm that it says will "significantly increase" users' matches in the app. The changes are being introduced in...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable There's no room to fit Samsung's 18-inch tablet in your life
There used to be a time when we had one main screen in our life: The TV screen. These days, we've got screens of every shape and size in our faces 24/7 — screens for smartphones, tablets, lapto...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Hands-on review: Apple iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard
Mashable's Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff reviews Apple's new extra-large tablet, the iPad Pro, as well as the new Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard.Read the full review here: https://on.mash.to/1knX...
01:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable A deep dive into the Apple iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard
Mashable's Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff reviews Apple's new extra-large tablet, the iPad Pro, as well as the new Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard.Read the full review here: https://on.mash.to/1knX...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Apple iPad Pro: The Review
Apple may never give us a touchscreen MacBook, but, for now, we have the next best thing: The iPad Pro and its companion Smart Keyboard.This once-fabled behemoth of a tablet is now real and, to be fra...
12:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable iPad Pro unboxing, with the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard
We're unboxing Apple's biggest iPad, first stylus (a Bluetooth pen) and first iPad keyboard. They're available now, but before you order, be sure to read our full review: https://on.mash.to/1NIKxyx Re...
09:53 am -08 - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable What is credit card tokenization? 5 things consumers need to know
With so much change going on with credit and debit cards right now (hello, EMV cards and mobile wallet), we know it can get a little confusingThe bottom-line is pretty simple when it comes to consumer...
09:30 am GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable 10 signs that you are addicted to Whatsapp
For most of us, texting is like second nature. It's what we do, irrespective of whether we're alone or have company. We tell ourselves it's faster than calling and an easier way to stay connected over...
09:07 am GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Third party Instagram app removed from app stores for stealing passwords
If you fell prey to the allure of InstaAgent, a third party Instagram app that promises to track who viewed your Instagram account, you might want to change your Instagram passwordThe foul intentions ...
06:00 am -08 - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Tinder's newest update will 'significantly increase' your matches
Tinder users: Your luck might soon be improving.The company is making changes to its algorithm that it says will "significantly increase" users' matches in the app. The changes are being introduced in...
02:37 am GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Apple announces Australian cost and availability for its very pricey iPad Pro
Apple's new iPad Pro is big — 12.9 inches big — and it's coming to Australia with a hefty price tag to match.Released simultaneously with the U.S., UK and other countries, the iPad Pro wil...
01:44 am GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Oculus now lets you play 1980s games in a virtual reality arcade
First revealed at the Oculus Connect event back in September, the Oculus Arcade app has finally been releasedThe app, which lets you play old school arcade games in virtual reality, will work on exist...
12:54 am GMT - Wed, November 11, 2015
Mashable Netflix went down briefly, and everyone briefly panicked
UPDATED 8:15 p.m. ETThat brief and terrible time in our country when “Netflix and chill” (wink!) was imperiled and people momentarily lost their chill is over. The Netflix website is back ...
10:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Apple reportedly went to a carmaker conference as a 'front company'
Studying the attendees list of Automotive Circle, a German automotive body construction and painting techniques symposium, is perhaps worse than watching said automotive paint dry.That is, until you s...
10:13 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Like them or not, Twitter's hearts are more popular than you think
Changing stars to hearts might seem like one of Twitter's most controversial decisions yet, but the change is actually a lot more popular than you may think — at lest, according to Twitter.Speak...
09:46 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Volkswagen hires a former Apple exec to lead its 'digital transformation'
Volkswagen is currently embroiled in a firestorm of lawsuits, fines and consumer backlash surrounding its admitted diesel emissions-cheating otherwise known as Dieselgate. Needless to say, it's not th...
09:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable 6 reasons you may want to buy a new smartphone in 2016
Should you buy a new smartphone next year? That depends on what it can do better than the one in your pocket now. And if Qualcomm has anything to say about it, that will be quite a bit.Qualcomm chips ...
09:03 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable W Motors' Fenyr Supersport has 900 horsepower, but that's 'entry level' in Dubai
In just three years, Dubai-based supercar company W Motors has managed to develop and debut two supercars: the Lycan Hypersport and the new Fenyr Supersport. Since "super" comes before "hyper" in the ...
08:43 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Tumblr debuts instant messaging — for a lucky few
Just months after beefing up its messaging software suite with Livetext, Yahoo has updated Tumblr by adding a new instant messaging featureBut the rollout is small. Just 1,500 users will be trying it ...
08:37 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable T-Mobile offers free unlimited video streaming, including Netflix and HBO
LOS ANGELES — T-Mobile wants its customers to "Binge On." For free.At T-Mobile's hyped-up tenth "Uncarrier" event on Tuesday, CEO John Legere announced the company will let customers stream vide...
05:39 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable So long, Betamax, and thanks for all the DVRs
Its battle was lost to VHS decades ago — but it was only this week that Sony finally euthanized the Betamax video recording formatSony quietly announced the official end of shipments for its Bet...
05:32 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Google Maps now lets you save offline directions
Google is delivering on one of its best promises from this year's I/O conference.In a push to make Google Maps more relevant in developing markets with limited internet service, Google began rolling o...
05:30 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable TAG Heuer's new luxury smartwatch: Design, display and battery life
Android Wear smartwatches are going high-end starting with TAG Heuer's Connected smartwatch.Read the full review: https://on.mash.to/1HuRUYU Read more...More about Hands On, Tech, Apps Software, Dev D...
03:17 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Audi launches a car-sharing service, but only in San Francisco and Miami for now
Audi is launching a premium car-sharing program called Audi at Home, the company announced Monday, if you're fortunate to live in one of its two preliminary locations: the LUMINA luxury condominium co...
03:15 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Amazon Echo coming to more than 3,000 U.S. stores
The Amazon Echo, Amazon's smart voice assistant/Bluetooth speaker, will make its way to more than 3,000 U.S. retail stores.Retailers that will carry the Echo include Staples, The Home Depot, Sears, Ra...
01:54 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Apple's Tim Cook: 'Why would you buy a PC?'
For a company that sells a lot of PCs, Apple has a pretty pessimistic outlook on the categoryIn an interview with The Telegraph published Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook foresaw the end of the PC era, but...
01:49 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable TAG Heuer shows why 'luxury smartwatch' is an oxymoron
At an event in New York City Monday, Swiss luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer launched its first smartwatch: A $1,500 Android Wear affair that, besides a few details, doesn't differ all that much from the LG...
12:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable The HTC One A9 can once again be bought for $399
This was perhaps inevitable. Shortly, after increasing the price of its HTC One A9 from the initial, promotional price of $399 to $499, HTC is once again offering the phone with a $100 discountAs part...
09:28 am GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable This gaming-inspired glove helps stroke patients relearn vital skills
The Rapael Smart Glove looks a lot like the Nintendo Power Glove, but it's not exactly a video game controller. It's a smart rehabilitation glove for recovering stroke patients.Gaming was definitely a...
03:44 am GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Learn to code with the women of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
Learning to code doesn't have to feel like it's only possible in a galaxy far, far awayThanks to a new Star Wars-themed tutorial, both Princess Leia and the mysterious scavenger Rey can teach you one ...
03:08 am GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Feds to spend $27.8 million on D.C. to Baltimore maglev train study
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded a $27.8-million grant to State of Maryland for "preconstruction and planning costs for the potential development of a magnetic levitation (maglev)...
01:49 am GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable CHiP is the latest robot dog looking to leash your heart
I've seen robot dogs come and go over the years. They all had their charms. Some, like the Sony AIBO, were almost preternaturally smart. Others like iCybie, were slow, plodding and yet still somehow l...
01:23 am GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable The 'Tinder for fighting' app turns out to be a lie
The first rule of fight club, apparently, is that there isn't really a fight clubYou may have seen a number of reports in the last few days on a startup called Rumblr. Best described as "Tinder for fi...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, November 10, 2015
Mashable Hands on with TAG Heuer's $1,500 Connected Android Wear smartwatch
TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver doesn't think his company's new $1,500 Connected smartwatch is too expensive or too late to the party to compete with the Apple Watch. Quite the contrary, he's resoundi...
11:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Cadillac's new XT5 crossover steers toward lightweight luxury
Cadillac unveiled its new XT5 crossover in Dubai Monday morning. It's more than a simple new car debut, the mid-size crossover signifies several new directions for the American luxury brand.Before we ...
09:06 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Report: Volkswagen engineers admit to manipulating emissions data
Perhaps the 20-person estimate of people responsible for VW's growing emissions scandal isn't so small after all.According to German newspaper Bild am Sonntag (by way of Reuters), Volkswagen engineer...
08:23 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Volkswagen extends flimsy olive branch to diesel owners: $1,000 in gift cards
While diesel owners and government bodies await Volkswagen's plan to fix its emissions-cheating diesel engines, the German automaker is offering a virtual olive branch to owners.Volkswagen unveiled a ...
08:23 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable NSA discloses 91% of bugs it finds but doesn't say when it discloses them
With one answer from the NSA comes a myriad of questions.In an effort to increase transparency, the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) revealed in a press release last month it discloses 91% of vulne...
08:01 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Facebook is testing a way to search your camera roll to find photos of your friends
Facebook is using its latest experiment with Messenger to expand the way it uses facial recognition.Facebook is testing a new feature in Messenger called "Photo Magic," which uses face recognition to ...
06:33 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable How Lenovo expanded its offerings and global presence — and modernized its image to match
Chinese PC purveyor Lenovo isn't just in the PC business these days, nor is it perceived as exclusively a Chinese brand. Over the past few years, Lenovo has expanded not only its product offerings (in...
05:42 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable MIT announces an innovation hub for students in Hong Kong
For many startups, seeing their ideas come to fruition in the market can be a long, challenging processMIT wants to help students expedite that process with an "Innovation Node" in Hong Kong.MIT annou...
05:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Google Doodle honors '40s actress Hedy Lamarr, who helped make Wi-Fi a thing
Hedy Lamarr was unquestionably one of the biggest movie stars of the 1930s and '40s. Her beauty was legendary, but in the 21st century, Lamarr's stardom is all but forgotten — and the lasting im...
04:51 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable The Millennium Falcon drone is fun to fly, but not great at lifting things
We had professional drone pilot Christopher Kaczmarzyk from Inflight Studio, Inc test out the Air Hogs Star Wars Millennium Falcon Quadcopter. It's a fun toy, but not really great when strapped with a...
04:15 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable TAG Heuer's luxury smartwatch runs Android Wear and costs $1,500
Android Wear smartwatches are going high-end starting with TAG Heuer's Connected Carrera.The Swiss luxury watch maker officially unveiled the Android Wear-powered smartwatch in New York City on Monday...
03:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Someone is already selling fake, self-lacing 'Back to the Future' sneakers
The self-lacing Back to the Future Nike Mag sneakers are real, but fans and sneakerheads will have to wait until next year to get them. And even then, the only way to buy them is via auction, with the...
03:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Someone already made fake, self-lacing 'Back to the Future' sneakers
The self-lacing Back to the Future Nike Mag sneakers are real, but fans and sneakerheads will have to wait until next year to get them. And even then, the only way to buy them is via auction, with the...
02:40 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Apple's big and powerful iPad Pro finally has a release date
If you've been yearning for an iPad with a lot more screen real estate, good news: Apple announced that the iPad Pro will be available to order on Wednesday.The 12.9-inch tablet behemoth will arrive i...
01:15 pm GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Xiaomi announces Mi Band Pulse, a $16 wearable heart rate monitor
In May 2015, Xiaomi brought the Mi Band, a $15 fitness band that's hugely popular in China, to the U.S. It's a great price for a waterproof bracelet that monitors your activity, tracks sleep, connects...
11:00 am GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Pebble Time Round: A beautiful smartwatch, with compromises
Six months after the release of the Pebble Time smartwatch, Pebble is back with another new smartwatch: The Pebble Time Round.The watch — which goes on sale next week for $249 — is the thi...
09:33 am GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Watch a jetpack pilot fly around the Statue of Liberty
If you thought the only place where you can currently see pilots flying jetpacks was Dubai, you were wrong. In a video posted on YouTube last week, you can see pilot David Mayman flying near Liberty I...
09:33 am GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Jetpack pilot flies near Statue of Liberty
If you thought the only place where you can currently see pilots flying jetpacks was Dubai, you were wrong. In a video posted on YouTube last week, you can see pilot David Mayman flying near Liberty I...
08:15 am -05 - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Xiaomi announces Mi Band Pulse, a $16 wearable heart rate monitor
In May 2015, Xiaomi brought the Mi Band, a $15 fitness band that's hugely popular in China, to the U.S. It's a great price for a waterproof bracelet that monitors your activity, tracks sleep, connects...
05:43 am GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Range Rover's Evoque Convertible lets the elements come to you
Historically, people have used Range Rovers to luxuriously explore nature and dare the elements. The new Evoque Convertible has a new twist on that idea. Rather than simply being able to take you out ...
04:33 am -05 - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Jetpack pilot flies near Statue of Liberty
If you thought the only place where you can currently see pilots flying jetpacks was Dubai, you were wrong. In a video posted on YouTube last week, you can see pilot David Mayman flying near Liberty I...
02:15 am GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Pinterest update lets you search within images for similar items
Pinterest just got what may be the killer feature to catapult the service into an entirely new level of popularity and profit: visual searchRevealed on Sunday, the new feature allows you to select a s...
12:55 am GMT - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Don't let your smartphone be lazy: Make it help cure cancer as you sleep
While you sleep, your smartphone could be doing something much more useful than acting as your alarm clock.DreamLab, a three-year collaboration between Australia's Garvan Institute of Medical Research...
12:43 am -05 - Mon, November 9, 2015
Mashable Range Rover's Evoque Convertible lets the elements come to you
Historically, people have used Range Rovers to luxuriously explore nature and dare the elements. The new Evoque Convertible has a new twist on that idea. Rather than simply being able to take you out ...
09:15 pm -05 - Sun, November 8, 2015
Mashable Pinterest update lets you search within images for similar items
Pinterest just got what may be the killer feature to catapult the service into an entirely new level of popularity and profit: visual searchRevealed on Sunday, the new feature allows you to select a s...
07:55 pm -05 - Sun, November 8, 2015
Mashable Don't let your smartphone be lazy: Make it help cure cancer as you sleep
While you sleep, your smartphone could be doing something much more useful than acting as your alarm clock.DreamLab, a three-year collaboration between Australia's Garvan Institute of Medical Research...
01:00 pm GMT - Sun, November 8, 2015
Mashable How entrepreneurs and aid groups are helping refugees with digital tools
LESBOS, Greece — High waves had soaked Ghassan, a 19-year-old refugee from Damascus, Syria, by the time he landed on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos in early October.Shivering, he wrapped hi...
08:00 am -05 - Sun, November 8, 2015
Mashable How entrepreneurs and aid groups are helping refugees with digital tools
LESBOS, Greece — High waves had soaked Ghassan, a 19-year-old refugee from Damascus, Syria, by the time he landed on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos in early October.Shivering, he wrapped hi...
11:04 pm GMT - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable Star Wars animal helmets show off alternate universe stormtroopers
In an alternate galaxy, far, far away, the character actors in Star Wars aren't made up of a human cast but a horde of animals, wielding lightsabers and donning stormtrooper gear made for their variou...
08:02 pm GMT - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable Augmented reality device turns your arm into a keyboard
Japanese electronics maker NEC has unveiled a unique input mechanism that allows you to type on your arm using augmented realityThe system is called the ARmKeypad and it combines a set of glasses to v...
06:04 pm -05 - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable Star Wars animal helmets show off alternate universe stormtroopers
In an alternate galaxy, far, far away, the character actors in Star Wars aren't made up of a human cast but a horde of animals, wielding lightsabers and donning stormtrooper gear made for their variou...
03:02 pm -05 - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable Augmented reality device turns your arm into a keyboard
Japanese electronics maker NEC has unveiled a unique input mechanism that allows you to type on your arm using augmented realityThe system is called the ARmKeypad and it combines a set of glasses to v...
03:00 pm GMT - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable Mazda's new Miata is all about connecting with the road
"Maybe if you rotate it 180-degrees..." my girlfriend suggested in a helpful tone, as I punched the large, wheeled suitcase into the trunk of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.Returning from a quick weekend t...
10:14 am GMT - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable 5 can't-miss apps: Unroll.me, Action Movie FX, Honest Beauty and more
With Twitter changing its stars to hearts and YouTube stepping into virtual reality, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.See also: There's already a way to bring back stars on Twitte...
10:00 am -05 - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable Mazda's new Miata is all about connecting with the road
"Maybe if you rotate it 180-degrees..." my girlfriend suggested in a helpful tone, as I punched the large, wheeled suitcase into the trunk of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.Returning from a quick weekend t...
09:58 am GMT - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable A new lab in London examines our relationship with technology
Most of us will admit we need a digital detox, but our fast-moving lives don't always allow for that. We still need to answer calls and respond to our boss' emails, so being completely unplugged can b...
02:05 am GMT - Sat, November 7, 2015
Mashable Twitter is finally fixing the blue dot notification in Moments (sort of)
Twitter users may still be adjusting to the site's new hearts, but the company is offering some relief to frustrated users who have been upset about another recent update.The social network said Frida...
11:25 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable World's first 3D-printed car could cost you $53,000
Local Motors, the world's most prominent maker of 3D-printed cars, announced this week that it plans to offer pre-sales of its series of 3D printed models starting in spring 2016. It estimates the sti...
10:11 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Why Twitter's small feature change may actually be a big deal
This week on MashTalk, we look at the backlash to Twitter's decision to replace "favorites" with "likes" and how it may reveal larger issues with the company.See also: I have no love for Twitter heart...
10:02 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Wake up this morning and get yourself Tony Soprano's Escalade
Simply buying a Cadillac Escalade won't necessarily make you look like a mobster. But buying this Escalade might. That's because it was driven by Tony Soprano himself.See also: 5 things to know about ...
09:38 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Toyota to spend $1 billion on artificial intelligence research
Toyota announced Friday that it will spend $1 billion over the next five years to establish an artificial intelligence (AI) research and development company.Headquartered in a facility in Silicon Vall...
08:43 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Facebook won't let you mention this website anymore
Facebook has stopped allowing its users to mention the name of another social network on its apps and website, but it's not for the reason you might think.The site is Tsu.co, an invite-only social net...
07:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Trouble using Touch ID with iOS 9.1? You're not the only one.
Don't call it Touch ID-gate, but more than a handful of users report a similar problem.A handful of users in Apple's Support Communities report that Touch ID is buggy and unresponsive with iOS 9.1. Us...
06:30 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Tesla's Model S on Autopilot gets the real test — navigating New York City traffic
Mashable's Chris Perkins tests Tesla's self-driving beta in its flagship Model S P90D.Read more: https://on.mash.to/1MNjKSF Read more...More about Tesla, Tesla Model S, Tech, Apps Software, and Dev De...
04:14 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable I tested Tesla Autopilot in Manhattan traffic — and lived to tell about it
Video: Rill Causey"If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere." While that line (or variations of it) generally refers to people, it can also apply to cars.New York City is one of the wo...
03:24 pm GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable This Android malware is so bad, you might be better off buying a new phone
We've seen Android malware that takes your photos and videos for ransom, and there's one that can mimic your phone's shutdown process and spy on you even though the phone appears to be off. But a new...
02:24 pm -05 - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Trouble using Touch ID with iOS 9.1? You're not the only one.
Don't call it Touch ID-gate, but more than a handful of users report a similar problem.A handful of users in Apple's Support Communities report that Touch ID is buggy and unresponsive with iOS 9.1. Us...
11:14 am -05 - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable I tested Tesla Autopilot in Manhattan traffic — and lived to tell about it
Video: Rill Causey"If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere." While that line (or variations of it) generally refers to people, it can also apply to cars.New York City is one of the wo...
10:24 am -05 - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable This Android malware is so bad, you might be better off buying a new phone
We've seen Android malware that takes your photos and videos for ransom, and there's one that can mimic your phone's shutdown process and spy on you even though the phone appears to be off. But a new...
07:20 am GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Apple Watch finally launched in India at Rs 30,900
Just a few weeks after the launch of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, Apple launched its Watch range in India today. The launch comes just before the country's biggest festival Diwali, and the company will be h...
05:01 am GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable BlackBerry Priv is the best BlackBerry in a decade
Hello, old friend. I can’t say I’ve missed you, but it’s still a pleasant surprise to run my digits over your surface. The bumps and ridges feel, after so much time, odd, yet strange...
02:20 am -05 - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Apple Watch finally launched in India at Rs 30,900
Just a few weeks after the launch of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, Apple launched its Watch range in India today. The launch comes just before the country's biggest festival Diwali, and the company will be h...
01:41 am GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable 5 things to know about Bond's Aston Martin DB10 before seeing 'Spectre'
There's a new Bond film, Spectre, hitting theaters Friday. With it comes a new car for Britain's favorite secret agent to throttle and thoroughly mistreat.It's called the Aston Martin DB10. And unlike...
01:11 am GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable Audi just 3D printed a mini 1936 Grand Prix race car
People are 3D printing all sorts of things these days, from cat armor to bikinis. Audi just surpassed them all, though; it 3D printed a replica of a 1936 Grand Prix sports car.See also: Someone spotte...
12:18 am GMT - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable HTC throws shade at Apple in least subtle commercial ever
HTC's latest flagship, the all-aluminum HTC One A9, has been repeatedly called out for its similarity to the iPhone 6. Now, HTC's commercial for the handset is also drawing comparisons to Apple.Entitl...
12:01 am -05 - Fri, November 6, 2015
Mashable BlackBerry Priv is the best BlackBerry in a decade
Hello, old friend. I can’t say I’ve missed you, but it’s still a pleasant surprise to run my digits over your surface. The bumps and ridges feel, after so much time, odd, yet strange...
11:24 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable The New York Times' virtual reality app puts you inside the story
For its entire history, one of The New York Times' main goals is to bring its readers to the front lines. Now it has a new means to achieve this goal.After an October announcement of a partnership wit...
10:43 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Someone spotted the Bugatti Veyron successor on an open road
Bugatti pulled the covers off its Vision Gran Turismo at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. When it was unveiled, it was clear it previewed the brand's next luxury hypercar, dubbed "ChironIt seems...
08:48 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable YouTube adds virtual reality video to its Android app
YouTube is steeping into virtual reality in a big way.The company added support for virtual reality videos to its Android app Thursday and announced that any YouTube video can now be viewed with the c...
08:11 pm -05 - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Audi just 3D printed a mini 1936 Grand Prix race car
People are 3D printing all sorts of things these days, from cat armor to bikinis. Audi just surpassed them all, though; it 3D printed a replica of a 1936 Grand Prix sports car.See also: Someone spotte...
07:57 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Chinese-backed Tesla competitor wants to build 'rolling smartphone' in U.S.
Tesla Motors might be losing money hand over fist, but it doesn't mean there aren't startups keen to compete with the now-infamous EV automaker.One taking direct aim at Elon Musk and his cohort is Far...
07:18 pm -05 - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable HTC throws shade at Apple in least subtle commercial ever
HTC's latest flagship, the all-aluminum HTC One A9, has been repeatedly called out for its similarity to the iPhone 6. Now, HTC's commercial for the handset is also drawing comparisons to Apple.Entitl...
06:53 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Snapshot of a modern dairy farm: The sustainable technologies impacting the dairy industry
Promoted by Dairy GoodWhat do urban millennials and rural dairy farmers have in common? More than meets the eyeCheck out the innovation behind one California dairy farm and learn how you could be at t...
06:24 pm -05 - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable The New York Times' virtual reality app puts you inside the story
For its entire history, one of The New York Times' main goals is to bring its readers to the front lines. Now it has a new means to achieve this goal.After an October announcement of a partnership wit...
04:18 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Japanese scientists create super-strong glass, but don't call it 'unbreakable'
Rumors of a truly unbreakable glass breakthrough are greatly exaggerated.In late October, scientists in Japan revealed that they had successfully developed a new form of oxide glass that is as strong ...
03:38 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Google Maps for iOS now gives you spoken traffic alerts
Google Maps is making it easier to avoid annoying traffic jams.In the previous iOS version of the Google Maps, you could see color-coded routes identifying congested areas and icons marking accidents,...
02:57 pm -05 - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Chinese-backed Tesla competitor wants to build 'rolling smartphone' in U.S.
Tesla Motors might be losing money hand over fist, but it doesn't mean there aren't startups keen to compete with the now-infamous EV automaker.One taking direct aim at Elon Musk and his cohort is Far...
01:30 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Lytro just unveiled an insanely sophisticated camera for virtual reality
Lytro has clear ambitions to be a leader in virtual reality. Now it has the hardware to prove it.The company just took the wraps off of an entirely new kind of camera, the Lytro Immerge, which is desi...
01:00 pm GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Facebook News Feed 101: How it works and what to expect next
With almost 1.5 billion monthly users, Facebook is a behemoth of a social media platform — and at the center of it all is the News Feed. So how did the News Feed come to be, and how does it work...
09:36 am GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable New Firefox mixes private browsing with tracking protection
Nearly every modern browser offers some variant of browsing that does not leave traces on your computer. Now, Firefox took that concept a step further, by adding ad blocking and tracking protection to...
08:27 am GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Bill Ford Jr.: Car industry on 'threshold of a series of revolutions'
Speaking at the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland, on Wednesday, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. said that, although the car industry has evolved in the last 100 years, he believes the industry is a...
08:20 am GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable What did I miss at the Big Android BBQ?
In this Ask A Dev, Android engineer Kris Peña gives us a taste of all the discussions and product demos that took place at this year's Big Android BBQ in Dallas, TX.Peña begins with an apolo...
06:20 am GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Microsoft Surface Pro 4 to launch in India in January: Satya Nadella
MUMBAI, India—Microsoft is finally launching its Surface tablets in India, CEO Satya Nadella announced at his keynote session at the company's Future Unleashed event in MumbaiSee also: Microsoft...
04:14 am GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Dropbox's Google Docs competitor is launching next year
Remember ProjectComposer, the mysterious productivity app Dropbox began testing in the spring? It turns out Project Composer was the code name for Dropbox Paper, a collaborative note-taking app that w...
02:16 am GMT - Thu, November 5, 2015
Mashable Apple Watch success could take years, says Apple designer
The fate of the Apple Watch — be it retail success or Apple's first post-Steve Jobs blunder — is still being determinedApple design guru Marc Newson recently revealed what he thinks about ...
11:05 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Fly above Apple's 'Spaceship' with this impressive drone video
So far, nothing has provided a sense of scale for the 2.8-million-square-foot circular "spaceship" quite like this drone footage of the new Apple campus. Ground was broken on Campus 2 in 2012, with a ...
09:35 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Dropbox goes after big businesses as the cloud wars rage on
SAN FRANCISCO — Dropbox is growing up.During its Dropbox Open event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the company unveiled a new enterprise tier and a suite of new features for its big business use...
09:32 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Chinese patent leak could reveal new hydrogen-powered BMW
Digging through the Internet's series of tubes every day, I come across some weird, wild stuff. Most of it is unbelievable. However, today I discovered something that might be strange enough to be bel...
07:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable The Guggenheim's first online exhibition is an interactive marketplace
Artists have incorporated digital tactics into their work for years, aiming to showcase technology or understand our relationship with it.A new exhibition at the Guggenheim, curated by Troy Conrad The...
07:44 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable The Guggenheim's first online exhibit lets you invest in the future
Artists have incorporated digital tactics into their work for years, aiming to showcase technology or understand our relationship with it.A new exhibition at the Guggenheim, curated by Troy Conrad The...
06:16 pm -08 - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Apple Watch success could take years, says Apple designer
The fate of the Apple Watch — be it retail success or Apple's first post-Steve Jobs blunder — is still being determinedApple design guru Marc Newson recently revealed what he thinks about ...
05:51 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable VW recalls 91,800 cars over engine-caused brake booster issues
Volkswagen of America informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Wednesday morning that it will voluntarily recall 91,800 vehicles in the U.S. over engine camshaft failures th...
05:08 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Steve Jobs discussed building an Apple car in 2008
Even when the iPhone was in its nascent stages, Apple was eyeing things with four wheels and a motor.Nest CEO and iPod Designer Tony Fadell revealed that he and Steve Jobs had casual talks about what ...
04:01 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable For people with hearing loss, these speakers sound loud and clear
Hearing loss sucks.I spent too much time in my youth standing just a few feet away from booming concert speakers, and I pay for it now whenever I try to chat with friends at a crowded bar or make...
03:05 pm -08 - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Fly above Apple's 'Spaceship' with this impressive drone video
So far, nothing has provided a sense of scale for the 2.8-million-square-foot circular "spaceship" quite like this drone footage of the new Apple campus. Ground was broken on Campus 2 in 2012, with a ...
02:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Curly-haired women now have their own emoji
Although Apple has finally expanded users' food options with the taco emoji, when it comes to hairstyles, there is only one straight, sleek lookAs part of Dove Hair's Love Your Curls campaign, the bea...
01:35 pm -08 - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Dropbox goes after big businesses as the cloud wars rage on
SAN FRANCISCO — Dropbox is growing up.During its Dropbox Open event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the company unveiled a new enterprise tier and a suite of new features for its big business use...
01:32 pm -08 - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Chinese patent leak could reveal new hydrogen-powered BMW
Digging through the Internet's series of tubes every day, I come across some weird, wild stuff. Most of it is unbelievable. However, today I discovered something that might be strange enough to be bel...
12:57 pm GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Google experts find 11 security flaws in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge in a week
Gather a group of experienced hackers and give them a week to crack the security of a popular Android phone. What do you get? Apparently, a lot of serious security flawsProject Zero, Google's team of ...
11:44 am -08 - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable The Guggenheim's first online exhibit lets you invest in the future
Artists have incorporated digital tactics into their work for years, aiming to showcase technology or understand our relationship with it.A new exhibition at the Guggenheim, curated by Troy Conrad The...
10:20 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Vertu might get a full reboot under its new Chinese owners
England-based maker of pricey phones Vertu has been sold by its Swedish owner, EQT, to Chinese firm Godin Holdings, says the FT.EQT, a private equity group, had bought Vertu from its original owner No...
04:21 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Cowboy Cadillac: Toyota's 'Tundrasine' has 8 doors, seats 9
“People have seen plenty of limousines before, but never one quite like the Tundrasine,” said Steve Appelbaum, national engagement marketing manager of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.And I'd wa...
03:16 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Google's new email feature will write replies for you
When Google launched Inbox, its most recent email app from the Gmail team, it touted the app's ability to act almost like an assistant. Now, a year later, Google is making the app more like an aide th...
02:14 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable DJI concept drone lets you paint the sky, control via Apple Watch
As the consumer drone space heats up, one of its leaders, DJI, is already looking to the futureThe company unveiled a concept video on Tuesday showing off what it calls the Phantom X Concept, and the ...
01:19 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Tiny device aims to help protect women from sexual assault
In the United States, an estimated 19.3% of women and 1.7% of men have been raped during their lifetimes, according to the CDC.Roar for Good is dedicated to preventing physical assaults. The company's...
01:12 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Tesla is limiting Autopilot, so you can't do 'crazy things with it'
Elon Musk admitted that Tesla is going to add "some additional constraints" to the recently unveiled Autopilot system in order to "minimize the possibility of people doing crazy things with it" during...
12:54 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable Earthlight VR is the closest you can get to outer space without leaving Earth
On a mission to fix a leaky valve, I'm pulling myself rung by rung along the International Space Station. The Earth is shimmering below in a way I've only seen in pictures, and if I turn my head, I ca...
12:42 am GMT - Wed, November 4, 2015
Mashable VW estimates $2.19 billion price tag for newly found emissions irregularities
Volkswagen Group admitted Tuesday evening that it has identified roughly 800,000 of its vehicles worldwide demonstrate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions "irregularities." The German automaker estimates t...
10:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Polaroid maker is suing GoPro for copying its cube-shabed camera design
The maker of Polaroid cameras is suing GoPro, saying the Hero 4 Session copies its Polaroid Cube camera design.New Jersey-based C&A Marketing, which manufactures all of Polaroid’s cameras, f...
09:55 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable How Facebook's AI software could give machines more common sense
Will this block of virtual blocks fall over? Facebook has trained up software that knows the answer.Artificial-intelligence researchers at the company took on the project in an effort to explore how c...
09:52 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable The single worst feature of the new Apple TV
The new Apple TV is an excellent, excellent device. In fact, right now, it's my favorite streaming box on the market (and I have all of them). Apps are the new channels, and Siri on the Apple TV is a ...
09:33 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable This Chevy-built 1970 Camaro RS has a modern 650-HP V8 engine
Usually when an automaker introduces a new product, they like to frame it in a modern or futuristic way. Not Chevy. To introduce its latest crate motor (an engine you can buy in a box, sans car), Chev...
09:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Acura just restored an influential piece of hip-hop history, Ludacris' 1993 Legend
Believe it or not, this 1993 Acura Legend just might be the hip-hop equivalent to Elvis' Graceland. That's because, although this unassuming Japanese sedan might not look like much, it's the place whe...
08:56 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Report: U.S. to fine airbag maker Takata $70 million over mishandled recall
The U.S. government will hand down a $70 million fine to Japanese airbag maker Takata for mishandling a recall of some 33.8 million faulty airbag inflators, according to the Associated Press.Frankly, ...
08:12 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable There's already a way to bring back stars on Twitter
That was fast.Twitter officially replaced the stars that symbolized "favorites" with heart-shaped likes on Tuesday morning — and Twitter, appropriately, freaked out.So it shouldn't be surprising...
07:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Facebook says it wants to build a 'teleporter' by 2025
Facebook, like all tech nerds, has dreams of teleportation.The company's chief technical officer, Mike Schroepfer, said the company plans to "effectively build a teleporter" by 2025, according to Busi...
06:51 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Google can make you think you're smarter than you actually are, study shows
All that Google searching might be giving you a big head.Simon Oxenham at BPS Research Digest summarized a study from the Journal of Experimental Psychology that found that after accessing information...
05:57 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable I have no love for Twitter hearts
I want Twitter to survive and grow. But not this way.I live in fear of Twitter disappearing, but I can’t embrace this change.On Tuesday morning, a day I will now refer to as “Black Heart T...
04:42 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Tesla owner tracks stolen car with app, helps police arrest thief
Note to car thieves: Don't try to steal a Tesla. Or if you do, try and make off with the owner's smartphone tooI mean, I'm not suggesting you steal any cars because that's illegal and generally a mean...
03:53 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Hackers claim $1 million for discovering iOS security hole
Zero-day exploits, or security vulnerabilities that haven't been publicly disclosed, are rare in Apple's iOS due to the platform's solid security foundations. Once a genuine one is discovered, it's of...
03:52 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Don't even think about fixing the Microsoft Surface Book on your own
Microsoft Surface Book is one of the more interesting and innovative pieces of hardware to come out of the Redmond technology giant in at least a decade. It's also, apparently, one of the least repair...
03:00 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable No more stars: Hearts are replacing Twitter favorites
Twitter is changing one of its most iconic featuresFavorites, which have typically been represented by stars, are now becoming "likes" and take the form of hearts, the company announced Tuesday. The c...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable 8 wireless ways to stay connected with faraway family
Long gone are the days of having to go through operators and scratchy audio connections when calling faraway places. The calls to Seoul from my childhood were a mix of butchered Korean, inaudible Engl...
09:57 am GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Microsoft kills unlimited OneDrive storage as it realizes the true meaning of the word 'unlimited'
Remember when Microsoft started offering unlimited OneDrive storage for Office 365 users? Well, that offer is no more. On Monday, Microsoft announced it will stop offering unlimited storage for Office...
09:32 am GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Official Plex app arrives on Apple TV
One of the most important updates in Apple's newly launched Apple TV is its own app store, offering third-party developers the ability to deliver dedicated apps for the platformAmong those developers ...
06:16 am GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Volvo plans to stop kangaroos smashing into cars with radar technology
Yes, kangaroos are cute and cuddly, but they are also an absolute menace on the road.The marsupials can frequently be seen grazing by Australian roadsides, and their erratic movements have caused acci...
06:03 am GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Xiaomi kicks off Diwali celebrations, to sell stuff for just a buck!
Xiaomi is kicking off its Diwali celebrations a week early in India. Apart from regular discounts on its smartphones, the Chinese smartphone maker will hold flash sales twice every day from Nov. 3 to ...
02:41 am GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Self-driving delivery robots coming to the UK, U.S. in 2016
Before Amazon or Google can get their delivery drones in the sky, another, much lesser known company plans to beat them to the punch — on the groundSkype co-founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis ...
02:08 am GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Relive your teenage AIM conversations with this chat game
When I look back on my awkward years spanning elementary to high school, one of the things I remember most are the late nights I spent awake chatting with my friends through the glow of the computer s...
12:59 am GMT - Tue, November 3, 2015
Mashable Google wants drones to deliver your packages by 2017
Special delivery! A Google drone might arrive at your door in 2017.David Vos, the leader of Google's Project Wing, announced today that Google plans to have its drone delivery service operational in 2...
11:06 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable What will Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s visit to India bring?
MUMBAI, India—Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, is coming to India this week to make multiple announcements. The India-born CEO will be presenting a keynote at the Future Unleashed event in Mumbai o...
11:00 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable New 'lithium-air' batteries could be 10x more powerful, 5x cheaper
Most electric cars — save the Tesla Model S and Model X — are limited to an 80- to 100-mile rangeWhile many factors contribute to their limited range, the main factors that hold back EVs f...
10:49 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Google: 'There's no plan to phase out Chrome OS'
Google may be planning to bring Android and Chrome OS closer together, but the company has no plans to "phase out Chrome OS," according to a new statement from Google's head of Chrome OS and AndroidDa...
09:29 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Better late than never: Firefox is finally getting an iOS app
Mozilla is getting closer to finally releasing a version of its browser for iPhones and iPads, the company announced MondayWhile it's unclear when the iOS app will be launching, the company said in a ...
09:05 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Subaru lets you experience the thrill of car racing via virtual reality
Next to video games, one of the chief benefits of virtual reality is that it allows us to safely enjoy daring experiences first-hand that are perfectly executed by experts in real lifeThe latest examp...
08:08 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable New drone footage reveals monstrous size of Apple's 'Spaceship'
We've seen bits and pieces of Apple's Spaceship, but nothing has provided a sense of scale quite like this drone footage.YouTuber Duncan Sinfield captured this 4K footage at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 1 with a...
07:23 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Is the birthplace of Silicon Valley ready for a renaissance?
Promtoted by HPE MatterOn a quiet residential street near Stanford University sits a humble 12 x 18-foot garage, otherwise known as the birthplace of Silicon Valley. It was there that college friends ...
07:12 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable VW, Audi and Porsche V6 diesel engines also have emissions-cheating software
An estimated 10,000 additional cars in the U.S. were also outfitted with emissions-cheating software, according to new revelations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)The EPA and the Califor...
06:31 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable 5 creative ways SmartThings can ease your kids' imaginary fears
There's no more pressing concern for parents than their kids' safety, prosperity and peace of mind. Mums and dads will do just about anything to ensure their kids sleep soundly at night, safe and secu...
06:06 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Apple quietly releases indoor mapping app in quest to plot out the world
Apple wants to map everything, and it's increasingly turning to crowdsourcing to do so.The company quietly launched a new app, Indoor Positioning, in the iOS App Store on Oct. 27, ostensibly designed ...
03:30 pm GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Google Doodle celebrates George Boole, a genius who revolutionized logic
Google is paying tribute to English mathematician and philosopher George Boole with its Google Doodle on Monday, which would have been his 200th birthday.The Doodle shows different sets of variables, ...
11:58 am GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Google teaches its self-driving cars to be extra careful around children
Google's self-driving cars are quite careful around people, but especially so when children are around, the company revealed in a blog post FridayWhen there are kids in the vicinity, the cars' softwar...
10:37 am GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable 5 amazing healthcare innovations coming out of Singapore
Thanks to world-class hospitals, an emphasis on public/private partnerships and increased investment in med-tech startups, the world's biotech community has grown accustomed to calling Singapore the "...
04:30 am GMT - Mon, November 2, 2015
Mashable Snapchat tells users it's not storing their private snaps after privacy update
Snapchat, the social media service beloved by teens and media outlets, recently updated its terms of service (TOS) and privacy policy. Not long after, the company, with its fairly lackluster legacy on...
11:05 am +11 - Sun, November 1, 2015
Mashable New Instagram video viewer takes a swipe at Snapchat and Twitter Moments
Instagram debuted a new feature in its Explore section on Halloween — one that seems to channel the best of Twitter Moments and Snapchat to create a rolling video stream.The feature, which can b...
05:34 am +11 - Sun, November 1, 2015
Mashable Aladdin rides 'magic carpet' through New York in Halloween prank
It's Halloween, so people are ready to believe in a little magic, which is exactly what happened when a fake Aladdin made his way through Manhattan on what looked like a magic carpet just before Hallo...
12:05 am GMT - Sun, November 1, 2015
Mashable New Instagram video viewer takes a swipe at Snapchat and Twitter Moments
Instagram debuted a new feature in its Explore section on Halloween — one that seems to channel the best of Twitter Moments and Snapchat to create a rolling video stream.The feature, which can b...
10:45 pm GMT - Sat, October 31, 2015
Mashable Star Wars R2D2 Refrigerator is so cool it has its own trailer
When the licensed offshoots of Star Wars get their own trailers, then you know that the franchise will likely be here 100 years from now. The latest is for the R2D2 Moving Refrigerator, and it's almos...
10:01 pm GMT - Sat, October 31, 2015
Mashable 5 can't-miss apps: Yellow, 'Beneath the Lighthouse,' DSCO and more
With rumors swirling around Google's plans to merge Android and Chrome OS and another big Snapchat update, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.See also: Facebook just made it easier ...
08:05 pm GMT - Sat, October 31, 2015
Mashable Apple Watch discount: Great deal, or sign of trouble?
In a move likely to fuel speculation about the popularity, or lack thereof, of the Apple Watch, Apple has decided to test out a discount bundle involving the smartwatchThe bundle, currently limited to...
06:34 pm GMT - Sat, October 31, 2015
Mashable Aladdin rides 'magic carpet' through New York in Halloween prank
It's Halloween, so people are ready to believe in a little magic, which is exactly what happened when a fake Aladdin made his way through Manhattan on what looked like a magic carpet just before Hallo...
06:05 pm -02 - Sat, October 31, 2015
Mashable Apple Watch discount: Great deal, or sign of trouble?
In a move likely to fuel speculation about the popularity, or lack thereof, of the Apple Watch, Apple has decided to test out a discount bundle involving the smartwatchThe bundle, currently limited to...
08:17 am +11 - Sat, October 31, 2015
Mashable Google's new app lets your friends know when you're down to hang
Letting your friends know you're down to hang; there's (now) an app for that, and no, it's not just messaging.Without any official announcement, Google released a new app, Who's Down, to the Google Pl...
02:26 am GMT - Sat, October 31, 2015
Mashable Autonomous car completes 1,500-mile trip through Mexico
University of Nevada, Reno Math Professor Raul Rojas, along with three German colleagues, just completed a record-setting 1,500-mile autonomous drive through Mexico.See also: Tesla's Ludicrous Mode wi...