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Pre-order Samsung's latest range of Galaxy smartphones

*TL;DR:* Pre-order the new Samsung Galaxy S21 range of smartphones before Jan. 28 to claim your free Galaxy Buds Pro and Galaxy SmartTag.  -------------------- The world of smartphones can go really quiet for months, and then all of a sudden you're hit with big news from the ...

Prepare For Skynet: Researcher Say Super-Intelligent AI Will Be Impossible to Control

WebProNews Prepare For Skynet: Researcher Say Super-Intelligent AI Will Be Impossible to Control As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to evolve and improve, researchers are offering a dire warning, saying super-intelligent AI will be impossible to control. Prepare For Skynet: ...

20 of the best Tinder pickup lines we could find on Reddit

It’s difficult to say whether e-dating has weakened or boosted the pickup line game. It probably depends on who you ask. To get to the bottom of it, we ventured on over to Reddit to check out the general state of cheesy one-liners to be deployed in an online dating setting. And the results ...

This app turns PDFs, emails, and more into a curated podcast

*TL;DR: *Give your eyes a break from the screen and listen to your messages, documents, emails, and more with* *Elocance. As of Jan. 19, a lifetime subscription is 91% off, dropping the price down to $34.99. -------------------- Whether you're a bonafide businessperson or just ...

Here’s everything you need to know about the dawn of the quantum internet

In a huge breakthrough, a team of researchers from Caltech, Fermilab, AT&T, Harvard, NASA, and the University of Calgary teleported quantum information over a fiber-optic network of 44 kilometres.  Achieving high-fidelity quantum teleportation lays the groundwork for a functional quantum ...

Brave Becomes First Web Browser to Support IPFS

WebProNews Brave Becomes First Web Browser to Support IPFS Brave has crossed a major milestone, becoming the first browser to support the new IPFS protocol. Brave Becomes First Web Browser to Support IPFS Matt Milano

New 'Animal Crossing'-themed Switch controllers are available on Amazon

*QUICK LINKS:* · *PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch, **Animal Crossing**: Isabelle variant** *— $24.99 · *PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch, **Animal Crossing**: Tom Nook variant** *— $24.99 -------------------- Get your Bells ...

GPT-3 has ‘consistent and creative’ anti-Muslim bias, study finds

GPT-3 has a startling ability to produce text that sounds like it was written by a human. But a new study shows it also has a worrying proclivity for anti-Muslim bias. Researchers from Stanford and McMaster universities probed the neural network on tasks including prompt completion, ...

Save $60 on a highly rated Philips Sonicare toothbrush and charging travel case

*Save $59.96:* The Philips Sonicare ExpertClean 7500 Bluetooth electric tooth brush with charging travel case is just $109.99 at Amazon through the end of Jan. 19.  -------------------- January is our month to focus on our health. We're all looking for new ways to get healthier ...

Microsoft Invests In Cruise, GM’s Self-Driving Subsidiary

WebProNews Microsoft Invests In Cruise, GM’s Self-Driving Subsidiary As part of a new $2 billion round of funding, Microsoft has invested in Cruise, GM’s self-driving subsidiary, sending GM’s stock up 9%. Microsoft Invests In Cruise, GM’s Self-Driving Subsidiary Matt Milano

Here's how to watch Inauguration Day 2021

This year, Inauguration Day promises to be unlike any other. Not only are we swearing in President-elect Joe Biden as the nation’s 46th president only 14 days after an attempted coup, we are also swearing in Kamala Harris as the very first woman, Black person, and South Asian person as vice ...

Trump gets suspended from YouTube for another week

Last week, YouTube suspended President Trump from its platform for seven days following the riot at the Capitol, saying a recent video on his channel had incited violence. At the time, YouTube said it would revisit the move at the end of the suspension, and today the video platform announced ...

Oracle Forms New Cloud and AI Organization

WebProNews Oracle Forms New Cloud and AI Organization Oracle has formed a new organization, focused on the cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) and helmed by executive VP Don Johnson. Oracle Forms New Cloud and AI Organization Matt Milano

Facebook Suing Chrome Extension Makers For Spying On Users

WebProNews Facebook Suing Chrome Extension Makers For Spying On Users Facebook is suing the makers of four Chrome extensions, claiming the extensions are used to spy on users. Facebook Suing Chrome Extension Makers For Spying On Users Matt Milano

Google Chrome update makes it easy to fix all your weaksauce passwords

Let’s face it, we’ve all had some terrible passwords in our past. Whether it’s using the same password for every site, using some combination of personal information, or simply not using enough unique characters, many of us would do well to strengthen our online security habits. To that ...

StoreDot Demonstrates ‘5-Minute Charge’ Electric Vehicle Batteries

WebProNews StoreDot Demonstrates ‘5-Minute Charge’ Electric Vehicle Batteries StoreDot has achieved a significant milestone, demonstrating lithium-ion (Li-ion) electric vehicle batteries that charge in five minutes. StoreDot Demonstrates ‘5-Minute Charge’ Electric Vehicle ...

$550? There’s a Reason AirPods Max Cost So Much

WebProNews $550? There’s a Reason AirPods Max Cost So Much When Apple released the over-ear AirPods Max in December, the headphones came with a staggering $550 price tag. According to iFixIt, there’s a good reason. $550? There’s a Reason AirPods Max Cost So Much Matt Milano

Save £30 and stay in touch with a little help from the Echo Show 5

*SAVE £30:* The Echo Show 5 is on sale for £49.99 on Amazon as of Jan. 20, saving you 38% on list price. -------------------- Staying connected with friends and family has arguably never been more important, and the good news is that these days, it's extremely easy to stay ...

Save 69% on a lifetime subscription to this AI copywriting tool

*TL;DR:* A lifetime subscription to Copysmith is on sale for £51.45 as of Jan. 20, saving you 69% on list price. -------------------- Turn to Copysmith to write your product descriptions, ads, taglines, and other marketing copy for you. Copysmith uses deep learning and ...

Here's how to protect your online identity for under £2 a month

*SAVE 85%:* A three-year subscription to ZenMate VPN is on sale for £1.44 per month as of Jan. 20, saving you 85% on list price. -------------------- The online world can seem like a pretty safe place, but it's actually full of threats. Hackers, malware, and viruses lurk in the ...

Sick of staring at bare walls? Spice ‘em up with fancy wall art.

When you're not spending much time in the outside world, those same boring, empty walls in your home can begin to feel like they’re closing in. If there were ever a time to invest in some wall art, it’s now. Adorning your walls with inspiring, aesthetically-pleasing artwork is often ...

James Corden channels 'Les Misérables' for 'One Day More' of Trump's presidency

The fact that Donald Trump won't be the focus of their monologues for too much longer hasn't escaped the notice of America's late night hosts. And while Stephen Colbert used his inauguration eve monologue to rattle through the president's many lowlights, James Corden decided to channel Les ...

11 best tweets of the week, including a terrifying hedge, Batman, and skipping work

We're already halfway through the first month of 2021. How? I don't know. But we are.  To celebrate another week in the books, we've collected our favorite tweets of the week. Why?  Because times are strange — very strange and kind of bad — and it's helpful to laugh at some good posts. ...

Get started on your New Year's resolution with Mirror — it's $350 off

*SAVE $350: *One of the most high-tech pieces of home gym equipment, the Mirror, is $350 off for the new year — just use *NEWYEARS21* at checkout to redeem the discount. -------------------- In the midst of global crisis, home gyms have become more and more popular. They're ...

MacBook Pro is getting MagSafe, more ports, and function keys again, report claims

A few days ago, I tripped over my 2017 MacBook Pro's power cable, pulling the computer to the floor which it greeted with a loud crash. As the images of all the important data I have on there flashed in front of my eyes, I wished that this new machine still had the MagSafe connector like ...

Twitter adds @SecondGentleman to official White House accounts

The first Second Gentleman in U.S. history has Logged On. Well, kinda. Kamala Harris made history in the 2020 election by becoming the first woman vice president-elect, and as a result, her husband Douglas Emhoff made history, too. Doug will become America's first Second Gentleman — ...

Andrew Yang, NYC mayoral candidate, doesn't know what a bodega is

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang stepped into the national spotlight with his 2020 presidential run. While Yang dropped out of the race early, his policies such as implementing universal basic income earned him a fervent fan base known as the "Yang Gang."  Yang's newfound fame also led to a gig ...

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro review: No more 'beans,' but that's for the best

Sometimes making things less fun is for the best. Case in point: The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro.  Just a handful of months after Samsung graced us with the delightfully bean-shaped (and genuinely good) Galaxy Buds Live, we've already got a more, uh, "professional" follow-up. At $199.99, the ...

Hulu’s ‘The Ultimate Playlist of Noise’ is a lesson in how not to write a female love interest

I was a little worried about Hulu's recent film release, The Ultimate Playlist of Noise, even before I watched it. The trailer teased a fair amount of young adult entertainment tropes, including that of the sick-teen-in-love, found in films like The Fault in Our Stars (2014) and Five Feet Apart ...

Electric air taxis could be coming to a city near you – Future Blink

[INS: Lilium :INS], a German air taxi company, has developed an electric jet that could one day change the way we get around.  Read more... More about Mashable Video, Electric Vehicles, Lilium Aviation, Lilium, and Air Taxi

Need a new router? This one's 35% off.

*TL;DR: *Keep your WiFi connection strong with the Asus AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit WiFi Router. As of Jan. 16, save 35% and get it for $79.99. -------------------- A router is the backbone of every home network, but not all WiFi routers are optimal. If your family depends on your ...

OneWeb Raises Funding From SoftBank and Hughes

WebProNews OneWeb Raises Funding From SoftBank and Hughes OneWeb, a company dedicated to satellite-based internet, has raised additional funding from SoftBank and Hughes Network. OneWeb Raises Funding From SoftBank and Hughes Matt Milano

Stay prepared with 15 headlamps and flashlights on sale

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or you’re assembling an emergency go-bag, a heavy-duty headlamp or flashlight is a useful tool in which to invest. From flashlights that double as emergency radios to inflatable solar-powered lanterns, here are 15 useful lights on sale as of Jan. ...

The best tech of CES 2021 isn't real

Even though CES 2021 was fully virtual, we still saw tons of new devices, including laptops, drones, TVs, wearables, smart home gadgets, and more. But this was also the year we saw a lot of product concepts. You see, the "beauty" of shows like CES is the ability write about our hands-on ...

WhatsApp Delays Privacy Changes Amid Backlash

WebProNews WhatsApp Delays Privacy Changes Amid Backlash Facebook’s WhatsApp has announced it will delay its privacy policy changes, amid one of the biggest waves of backlash the company has faced. WhatsApp Delays Privacy Changes Amid Backlash Matt Milano

Access all of your favourite streaming sites with this cheap subscription

*SAVE 78%:* A two-year subscription to Private Internet Access is on sale for £2.19 per month, and includes an extra two months for free. -------------------- Streaming sites have arguably never been more important, as they collectively absorb everyone's need for entertainment ...

Create engaging social media content for your brand with this course

*TL;DR:* The Complete Digital Content Marketing Mastery Bundle is on sale for £25.57 as of Jan. 16, saving you 97% on list price. -------------------- There's good content and there's great content. But here's a tip: your brand won't thrive on social media if your content ...

4K may be the present, but 8K TVs showed us the future at CES 2021

It feels like 4K is just barely getting started and 8K is already one-upping it. At the all-virtual version of CES this year, most of the biggest names in TV manufacturing like Sony and LG trotted out their upcoming wares. While the majority of the TVs shown maxed out at 4K resolution (which ...

The death of Apple's Touch Bar is long overdue

I'm not going to get my hopes up, but it appears Apple may finally get rid of the stupid and much-loathed Touch Bar on its 2021 MacBook Pro.  According to trusted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to replace the Touch Bar featured on its current crop of MacBooks and, instead, revert ...

Amazon Warehouse Workers Voting On Unionization

WebProNews Amazon Warehouse Workers Voting On Unionization Amazon warehouse workers are preparing to vote on whether to form the company’s first union. Amazon Warehouse Workers Voting On Unionization Matt Milano

Failed screenwriter outed as QAnon influencer used conspiracy to carry out personal vendettas

A major [INS: QAnon :INS] influencer was unmasked earlier this week as a failed screenwriter living in New Jersey. An investigation conducted by [INS: Logically :INS], a fact-checking technology company, discovered that “Neon Revolt,” a major online personality in the world of the ...

TikTok's algorithms knew I was bi before I did. I'm not the only one.

When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I learned it on the internet. -------------------- Here's a shortlist of those who realized that I — a cis woman who'd ...

Here's how to beef up your chess skills online

*TL;DR: *Boost your chess skills with the Complete Chess Bundle for $99.99, a savings of 92% as of Jan. 15. -------------------- Even if you watched The Queen’s Gambit mainly for the fashion, there’s a good chance you picked up on a few chess tips and tricks. And there’s ...

The 'WandaVision' fake commercials may hide the show's big secret

WandaVision’s charming emulation of classic TV sitcoms is an unexpected and experimental choice for the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first streaming series, even though Wanda and Vision’s cheery charade is clearly hiding something sinister beneath its surface. One of the more innovative ...

Does CES have you itching to buy a new TV? Same — these are on sale.

*Need guidance at a glance? These are our favorite TV deals from Walmart, Best Buy, Dell, and Amazon as of Jan. 15:* · [INS: Samsung 32-inch The Frame OLED 4K Smart TV (QN32LS03TBFXZA) :INS] — $547.99 (save $52) ·  [INS: LG 75-inch NanoCell 80 Series 4K UHD Smart TV (75NANO80UNA) ...

Save 82% on the latest CyberGhost VPN experience

*SAVE 82%:* A three-year subscription to CyberGhost VPN is on sale for £1.99 per month as of Jan. 16, and includes an extra three months for free. -------------------- Hackers are getting smarter and viruses are becoming more sophisticated, and it's up to online security ...

All the best gaming keyboards for keeping you on target

Many gaming keyboard brands offer similar features, but serious gamers know what sets the best keyboards apart. If you're looking for something that can help you reach your peak gaming potential, you should keep your eyes peeled for a few key features. Fortunately for those not in the know, ...

These wireless headphones double as hearing aids – Future Blink

The Olive Pro specifically identifies and amplifies human voices as a hearing aid, while providing a personalized listening experience as headphones.  Read more... More about Mashable Video, Headphones, Wireless Earbuds, Hearing Aid, and Tech

Signal Growing So Fast It Experienced Technical Issues

WebProNews Signal Growing So Fast It Experienced Technical Issues Signal has been adding so many new users that it experienced technical issues today. Signal Growing So Fast It Experienced Technical Issues Matt Milano

New self-supervised AI models scan X-rays to predict prognosis of COVID-19 patients

Researchers from Facebook and NYU Langone Health have created AI models that scan X-rays to predict how a COVID-19 patient’s condition will develop. The team says that their system can forecast whether a patient may need more intensive care resources up to four days in advance. They ...

5 on-sale space heaters that can keep you warm and reduce your bill this season

A reliable space heater is a must-have for cooler months. Not only does having one help reduce the cost of your heating bill, but it's also a more efficient way to stay warm.  As the temperatures continue to drop this winter, do yourself a favor and grab one of these space heaters while ...

A weighted blanket might help your pandemic anxiety

*Best deals on weighted blankets as of Jan. 15:* · *OUR TOP PICK:* YnM weighted blanket — save $30 · *BEST FOR STAYING COOL:* AN cooling weighted blanket — save $23 · *BEST PRICE:* Smart Queen cooling weighted blanket — save $30 -------------------- The raging ...

Intel’s CEO-To-Be Takes Shots At Apple

WebProNews Intel’s CEO-To-Be Takes Shots At Apple Intel’s soon-to-be CEO is already taking shots at Apple, as the new M1 Macs offer significant advantages over Intel-based machines. Intel’s CEO-To-Be Takes Shots At Apple Matt Milano

Here's everything that happened at CES 2021

Whether you noticed or not, the annual Consumer Electronics Show did happen this year.  CES 2021 took place in January, even with the COVID-19 pandemic that's gripped the world for the past year and a democratic crisis in the United States that garnered most of the spotlight (and rightly ...

HBO Max will now release 'Godzilla vs. Kong' two months early

Hollywood's wild ride through the global pandemic continues. First it was the Warner Bros. decision in late-2020 to shift all of its 2021 theatrical releases over to the HBO Max streaming service. Now, one of the studio's big blockbusters for the year, Godzilla vs. Kong, will be arriving for ...

20 weekend fitness deals, from kettlebells to resistance bands and more

It's 2021, and you made your New Year's fitness resolutions for a reason, so don't give up on them yet.  Whether you want to get in shape, live a healthier lifestyle, or just move around more, these fitness deals can help — and they're all on sale as of Jan. 17. *Iron Chest Master ...

Tiny chihuahua looks more like a porcupine after a run-in with static electricity

What a week, huh? It doesn't particularly matter which week you're watching this, even — I'm sure it was a week. Thankfully, we have hilarious pet videos to distract from everything else going on in the world. Like this one, featuring a tiny pup with a big electric charge. In this short ...

DuckDuckGo Hits 100 Million Daily Searches

WebProNews DuckDuckGo Hits 100 Million Daily Searches Privacy-oriented search engine DuckDuckGo has crossed a major threshold, passing 100 million daily searches. DuckDuckGo Hits 100 Million Daily Searches Matt Milano

DIY music production software like Logic Pro X is now the mainstream. Here’s what you need to know

TLDR: The Ultimate Logic Pro X Music Production Bundle is a music lover’s dream, an 8-course collection in using this high-powered production suite to make all your own beats. Paul McCartney did it. So did Bruce Springsteen and the Rolling Stones. From Led Zeppelin to Radiohead to Foo ...

7 of the best online learning platforms to advance your career

When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I learned it on the internet. In the past few years, technological advancements and high demand for accessible, low-cost education have led ...

Get a lifetime subscription to this speedy VPN for under £30

*TL;DR:* A lifetime subscription to Ivacy VPN is on sale for £29.30 as of Jan. 17, saving you 97% on list price. -------------------- We've said it before and we'll say it again: Get a VPN. While some folks may wait until their credit card has been flagged for buying everything ...

Facebook bars events close to the Biden inauguration, state capitols

Facebook is taking steps to avoid a repeat of what happened on Jan. 6. When Donald Trump supporters gathered in Washington, D.C. for a mass gathering that eventually ended in the sacking of the U.S. Capitol, many of the groups that attended used social media platforms like Facebook and ...

Warning: Telegram is not end-to-end encrypted by default

After tech behemoths like Twitter moved to ban Trump and thousands of other far-right accounts, millions moved to apps like Signal and Telegram for their encrypted messaging services.  There's one rub, though: Telegram, unlike Signal, doesn't have end-to-end encryption ...

Save up to 70% on Valentine's Day essentials from Lovehoney

*SAVE UP TO 70%:* Lovehoney has extended its January sale, with up to 70% off sex toys, bondage gear, lingerie, and more. -------------------- Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and we recommend doing your preparation sooner rather than later. It's the sort of thing you can ...

NASA declares the Mars InSight digger dead after two years

NASA announced on Thursday that a "mole" on Mars has ended its mission after landing on the Red Planet nearly two years ago. The mole — also called a digger, drill, and probe — was built by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and deployed by NASA's InSight lander. Its purpose was to drill ...

10 photo archive websites that let you lose yourself in history

Thousands of dedicated historians, photography enthusiasts, and archivists across the globe have spent years digitizing antique and vintage imagery to make it available for everyone to view online. Whether you're interested in a specific area or era of the past or just feeling nostalgic for ...

Game the job-hunting AI system with this clever CV software

*TL;DR:* A lifetime subscription to Rezi Résumé Software is on sale for £21.24 as of Jan. 17, saving you 94% on list price. -------------------- Are you looking for a job and in the mood to feel extremely disheartened? Then head to LinkedIn, find a job listing you're ...

Illinois Facebook Users Will Receive $350 From Settlement

WebProNews Illinois Facebook Users Will Receive $350 From Settlement Illinois Facebook users will be receiving roughly $350 from the landmark privacy case against the social media giant. Illinois Facebook Users Will Receive $350 From Settlement Matt Milano

Swedish Court Strikes Dashes Huawei’s Hopes, Upholds Ban

WebProNews Swedish Court Strikes Dashes Huawei’s Hopes, Upholds Ban A Swedish court has dismissed Huawei’s appeal of a ban preventing it from participating in the country’s 5G network. Swedish Court Strikes Dashes Huawei’s Hopes, Upholds Ban Matt Milano

This advanced VPN is on sale for less than £1 per month

*SAVE 88%:* A five-year subscription to PureVPN is on sale for £0.99 per month as of Jan. 17, saving you 88% on list price. -------------------- There are a bunch of leading VPN providers that are worth considering, but most of the best services don't come cheap, except one. ...

Twitter suspended Marjorie Taylor-Greene. Do you even have to ask why?

Twitter moved to temporarily suspend Marjorie Taylor-Greene on Sunday, locking the recently elected Georgia Congresswoman out of her account for 12 hours. "The account referenced has been temporarily locked out for multiple violations of our civic integrity policy," a Twitter spokesperson ...

A guide to helping boomers sign up for their COVID vaccine

Seniors over 65 can now receive the COVID vaccine in many states, but navigating sites to actually sign up for a vaccination appointment can be challenging for the less tech savvy.  At least 10.6 million people in the United States have received one dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna ...

The bittersweet ending of 'Promising Young Woman' makes the movie

By the time Promising Young Woman reaches its climactic showdown, it's hard to imagine what a satisfying ending might even look like. A triumphant ending would seem too easy, for a film that's otherwise been unafraid to explore messy and painful truths. A defeated one might seem too cruel, ...

Become a high-earning web developer with this online bundle

*TL;DR:* The 2021 Learn to Code Full Stack Developer Certification Bundle is on sale for £28.57 as of Jan. 18, saving you 97% on list price. -------------------- The number of developers around the world has grown from [INS: 21.25 million in 2017 :INS] to about 26 million. ...

Facebook's latest ad ban in the name of inauguration safety is pure performace

Facebook really needs to pick a lane. The social network took the step on Saturday of temporarily halting ads for certain weapon accessories and protective gear. Ads for guns, "weapon enhancements" like silencers, and ammunition are already banned outright, so this new change affects ads for ...

Verv’s holistic wellness app can help you achieve all your health goals in 2021

*TL;DR: *Get started on your health and fitness resolutions with the Verv Premium Home Workout Planner. As of Jan. 18, you can score a lifetime subscription for 96% off, bringing the price down to just $39.99. -------------------- It takes more than just exercise to be healthy. ...

GitHub fired a Jewish employee who called out 'Nazis.' Now, it's reversing that decision.

When an employee of GitHub was fired after alluding to the fact that Nazis were out and about in Washington, D.C. on Slack on the day of the assault on the U.S. Capitol building, as Business Insider reported on Tuesday, coworkers rallied to his defense, appealing to the Microsoft-owned company. ...

21 game-changing kitchen tools that can transform your cooking skills in 2021

Like it or not, many of us were forced to learn to cook in 2020. Unless you have endless funds for takeout, it appears making meals at home will likely continue in 2021. Instead of dreading your time in the kitchen, learn to embrace it with these on-sale tools designed to make things easier for ...

NASA's Artemis 1 moon mission rocket test ends prematurely

In what should have been a roughly eight-minute hot fire test on Saturday at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, the rockets that will be responsible for carrying NASA's Artemis 1 mission to the moon and back stopped after just one minute. Saturday's test of the 212-foot-tall Space ...

The 12 coolest 4K space videos that let you escape Earth for a few minutes

As you'd probably expect from the space agency, NASA has always been at the forefront of visual technology. Back in 2017, NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer live-streamed a broadcast from the International Space Station using 4K ultra-high-definition technology — the next-gen ...

Keep tabs on your home with a home security camera on sale

*TL;DR: *Keep an eye on your home, pets, and loved ones while you're out with the* *The Motorola FOCUS86 home monitoring camera, on sale for 13% off. As of Jan. 18, get it for just $86.75. -------------------- Now that you’re used to being home 24/7, leaving can be a bit ...

Watch an ultrasonic obliterator vaporising water droplets in hypnotic slow motion

As the description for The Slow Mo Guys' latest video makes clear, this one is essentially Gav "filming a vibrating stick" in slow motion. But it's not just any stick. The gadget in question is actually an ultrasonic obliterator, a piece of lab equipment typically used to mix liquids — ...

Here’s how to simplify your app

When you’re building a product, you want to build it in a way that appeals to your target audience. But there’s a definite disconnect in how products are being built and how they’re being received. For example, in 2019, 25% of all mobile apps were only used once, which means that 25% ...

12 ambient music sources to stream free online

The term "ambient" music was first coined in the late '70s by influential British artist Brian Eno, who described it as music created to "induce calm and space to think."  Since then, the genre has remained popular as a calming alternative soundscape that people love to work, study, relax, ...

Adopt a dog or cat recently? These toys, DNA kits, and more are all on sale.

If there was one positive that came out of 2020, it was the rise in pet adoptions. After all, life is just better with furry friends by our sides.  But with every new pet comes loads of stuff to keep them entertained and happy. The good news is that you can stock up without breaking the ...

12 cool classes to take on Khan Academy for free

There were times I’d be sitting in my college classes frantically scribbling away in my notebook, hand cramping, making sure I had every note from the lecture recorded for when I’d have to study for the inevitable exam. Every now and again I’d look around the lecture hall and notice ...

This smart light from GE works with Alexa to make your life brighter

*TL;DR:* Light up your home with the GE Sol WiFi Alexa Enabled Smart Light, on sale for $89.99 as of Jan. 17, giving you a 55% savings. -------------------- You're probably used to ring lights being associated with TikTokers or YouTubers who use the inventive design to, well, ...

Want to stand out online? Try a .tech domain name.

*TL;DR: *Set yourself or your company apart online with a .tech domain name. Get one for up to 80% off as of Jan. 18, with prices starting at just $4.99 per year. -------------------- So you’re finally ready to launch your website. Maybe you’re a developer with a catchy new ...

Step up your spreadsheet game with this set of interactive Excel courses

*TL;DR:* The Complete Excel Pro Tips Certification Bundle is on sale for £13.92 as of Jan. 18, saving you 93% on list price. -------------------- Love them or loathe them, spreadsheets are inescapable in practically every single industry. So, there's virtually no way to avoid ...

Twitter taught me I have no visual imagination

When we spend so much of our time online, we're bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable's series I learned it on the internet. -------------------- On a summer Friday a few years ago, I collapsed on my living room floor in a ...

Netflix May Be Working On New Feature…For Apple Users

WebProNews Netflix May Be Working On New Feature…For Apple Users Netflix is reportedly working on a new feature that will primarily benefit Apple users with certain AirPods. Netflix May Be Working On New Feature…For Apple Users Matt Milano

Learn chess, checkers, and backgammon with this 3-in-1 set

*TL;DR: *Brush up on your chess, checkers, and backgammon skills with this 3-in-1 Folding Wooden Chess Set, on sale for 24% off. As of Jan. 17, get it for only $18.95. -------------------- Whether you fell in love with chess after watching The Queen’s Gambit or were inspired ...

Ford Delaying Mustang Mach-E Deliveries For Quality Review

WebProNews Ford Delaying Mustang Mach-E Deliveries For Quality Review Ford customers are in for a bit of disappointment, as the automaker is delaying some Mustang Mach-E deliveries for quality reviews. Ford Delaying Mustang Mach-E Deliveries For Quality Review Matt Milano

After Twitter banned Trump, misinfo on the site fell dramatically

In the week following Twitter's permanent ban of President Donald Trump, media intelligence company Zignal Labs found that the spread of misinformation on the social media platform took a sharp fall. Between Jan. 9 and 15, Zignal found there was a 73 percent decline in tweets about election ...

You won’t need wing mirrors in the US any more — if you’re a self-driving car

The National Highways and Transport Safety Authority (NHTSA) has published new rules that allow self-driving cars to bypass certain safety tests. It sounds alarming, but it’s not as bad as it first appears. Late last week, the NHTSA issued an update to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety ...

Apple's Tim Cook: Parler could return 'if they get their moderation together'

Tim Cook has finally faced some questions about Parler's suspension from the App Store and what it would take to come back. His answers toe the company line, but are nonetheless revealing to hear from the Apple chief executive. "We've only suspended them, Chris," Cook said during a Fox News ...

iPhone 13 May Include Touch ID Alongside Face ID

WebProNews iPhone 13 May Include Touch ID Alongside Face ID Rumors are suggesting the next generation iPhone may bring back Touch ID, along with the now standard Face ID. iPhone 13 May Include Touch ID Alongside Face ID Matt Milano

Is Microsoft Teams the Next Great Spyware?

WebProNews Is Microsoft Teams the Next Great Spyware? Microsoft Teams is one of the primary corporate communications platforms, but recent information suggests it collects disturbing amounts of information. Is Microsoft Teams the Next Great Spyware? Matt Milano

Virgin Orbit air-launched a rocket from a soaring Boeing 747

There's a major new player in the space launch services game, resuscitating the almost ancient method of launching rockets from planes. Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit successfully released a payload of 10 cubesats – small research satellites – into orbit, paving the way for future ...

WhatsApp delays controversial update after user backlash

WhatsApp has caused quite a bit of commotion with a planned update to its privacy policy, which spooked users as it added more detail on how Facebook and third party businesses can use and interact with user data on the platform.  Now, amid user backlash, the company has announced the new ...

Trump Administration Blocking More Companies From Selling to Huawei

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The best online tools to trace your genealogy from home

When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I Learned It On The Internet. -------------------- We’d only be only a ferry ride away — how could we not explore our ...

This clever bot turns Reddit arguments into video game scenes

There's plenty of drama on Reddit, but it's not often that drama gets to play out on the screen. Until now, at least. On Sunday, 24-year-old software engineer Micah Price from Cape Town, South Africa, unveiled what can only be described as a niche-but-genius creation: a bot that takes ...

Smartwatches Can Serve As Early Coronavirus Detection

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Save £5 on your first Baby Wishlist purchase with this handy code

*SAVE £5:* New customers who spend £20 on their first Baby Wishlist purchase can save £5 by using the promo code BABY5.  -------------------- Before we get into the nitty gritty of this Baby Wishlist deal, we should probably explain what Amazon's Baby Wishlist actually ...

Apple sued to remove Telegram over anti-Semitic posts

Telegram's star is on the rise, but as the secure* *messaging app popular among protest organizers, political dissidents, revenge porn seekers, and white supremacists alike gets even more popular, reaching more than 500 million active users worldwide in recent days, it faces wider ...

Bag another 4 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for under £20

*TL;DR:* A 12-month subscription to EA Play will convert to a four-month extension of your Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership. -------------------- Please remain patient, because this deal takes a bit of explaining. It's worth sticking with it though, because it's one of the ...

On Martin Luther King Day, we should honor Coretta Scott King too

There wouldn't be a Martin Luther King Day without Coretta Scott King.  That's not only because the wife of the late civil rights legend led the initiative to have King's birthday recognized as a national holiday — a feat that took over 15 years of campaigning and culminated in a historic ...

GitHub Apologizes For Firing Jewish Employee Who Warned of Nazis

WebProNews GitHub Apologizes For Firing Jewish Employee Who Warned of Nazis GitHub is backpedaling, apologizing for firing a Jewish employee who warned of Nazis and offering him his job back. GitHub Apologizes For Firing Jewish Employee Who Warned of Nazis Matt Milano

How to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day from home

The third Monday in January has returned to remind us of the legacy of one of our nation's greatest civil rights leaders at a time when we need it most.  Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federally recognized day of service, traditionally observed with nationwide service projects and ...

Where to find photography classes online

When we spend so much of our time online, we’re bound to learn something while clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s series I learned it on the internet. -------------------- Photography is an invaluable medium that allows us to capture the ...

10 consistently great Twitter accounts to infuse your feed with joy

Being a person isn't easy right now — and, let's be real, Twitter isn't helping.  Whether you find yourself social media surfing to kill time or glued to the news to stay informed, doomscrolling is the pandemic-era activity we all should be doing a little less. It's not good for our ...

Get access to thousands of unique vector icons for under £15

*TL;DR:* A lifetime subscription to Icon54 is on sale for £14.03 as of Jan. 19, saving you 80% on list price. -------------------- When it comes to writing marketing copy, it's not cheating to use a thesaurus. And when it comes to graphic design, it's not cheating to use ...

Become a cybersecurity hero with this online certification bundle

*TL;DR:* The Ultimate 2021 White Hat Hacker Certification Bundle is on sale for £29.47 as of Jan. 19, saving you 97% on list price. -------------------- When you think of superheroes, you probably picture capes and some sort of otherworldly powers. But in the digital world, ...

Report: Trump’s Twitter ban led to a 73% drop in election fraud misinformation

Trump‘s bans from Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms may have been controversial, but they appear to have been effective in achieving one goal: combatting misinformation. According to research firm Zignal Labs, and as reported by the Washington Post, online misinformation ...

AI imaging database for COVID-19 diagnosis provided to UK hospitals

An AI imaging database for COVID-19 diagnosis has been provided to British hospitals and universities. The National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database (NCCID) is comprised of more than 40,000 CT scans, MRIs, and X-rays taken from more than 10,000 UK patients since the start of the pandemic. ...

You can celebrate Groundhog Day with a $80 Cameo from Punxsutawney Phil

Punxsutawney Phil isn't just looking for his shadow this Groundhog Day. He's looking to make some cold hard cash on Cameo, too. Yes, the "World Famous Groundhog" who comes around every Feb. 2 to help predict whether we'll be moving onto spring or bracing for six more weeks of winter joined ...

Bad News For Spotify As Citi Says Podcast Bet Not Paying Off

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How to watch SpaceX's Starlink launch

SpaceX will launch the first batch of 60 Starlink satellites from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Jan. 20 at 8:02 a.m. ET, if all goes according to plan. You can watch the launch here.  Read more... More about Mashable Video, Elon Musk, Spacex, Spacex Launch, and Spacex Falcon 9

Verizon and Unity Partner On 5G, MEC and Digital Experiences

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Charter Ends Petition to Get Government Approval For Data Caps

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Netflix's 'Space Sweepers' trailer looks like a fun robot-filled romp through the stars

If you're looking for a hectic space romp to fill the Guardians Against the Galaxy void, Sung-hee Jo's upcoming movie Space Sweepers could well be worth a look. Following a crew of space junk collectors in the year 2092, the story revolves around the discovery of a little girl who may ...

Startup shows off electric car batteries that charge in 5 minutes

Start a conversation about electric cars, and it'll likely take less than five minutes until someone asks about charging times. Yes, the charging times for electric vehicles are still far from ideal — typically, it will take more than an hour to fully charge an electric car at a commercial ...

Train your dog from home with this $15 online course

*TL;DR: *Get your pup's behavior on track with this* *Dog Training Essentials Course, on sale for 92% off. As of Jan. 19, get it for only $14.99. -------------------- Finally ready to give your dog some formal training? With this Dog Training Essentials Course, you can put ...

Order ahead: Valentine's Day flowers are up to 40% off at 1-800-Flowers

*Save up to 40%:* As of Jan. 19, Valentine's Day flowers and gifts are up to 40% off at 1-800-Flowers. -------------------- Depending on the COVID restrictions where you live, you might not get to have the Valentine's Day you were hoping for. But that doesn't mean you can't ...

Dr. Rachel Levine, Biden's nominee for assistant secretary of health, is poised to make history

President-elect Joe Biden announced his nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine for U.S. assistant secretary of health Tuesday morning. Levin would be the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate — which has just begun confirmation hearings for Biden's cabinet ...

Everything coming to Netflix in February 2021

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This productivity tool makes reading on your iPhone more manageable

*TL;DR: *Highlight, annotate, and organize articles and books on your iPhone or iPad with Markup. As of Jan. 19, get a lifetime subscription for just $49.99 — a 74% savings.  -------------------- Despite how far they’ve come in the last decade, iPhones are not ideal reading ...

Save on a Star Trek key holder with a built-in Tile tracker

*TL;DR: *Keep track of your keys and keep them organized with the KeySmart Pro Key Organizer with Tile Smart Location. As of Jan. 19, you can grab the Star Trek edition for 16% off: just $49.99. -------------------- Anyone who's ever been locked out can confirm that losing your ...

'Hitman III' is a series best that twists the familiar into something new

Make no mistake: Hitman III is a victory lap. Yes, it's absolutely a "full" game that is ready to thrill you for however many hours you spend in it. Its six assassination destinations are comparable in size, scale, and flexibility to each of the two games that preceded it in IO Interactive's ...

FBI Warns of Increased Voice Phishing Attacks Over VoIP

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Everything you need to know about menstrual discs

Over the winter holidays, I found myself bearing down in my shower, twisting my body into ungodly positions to try to dislodge a menstrual disc and remove it. A horrifying thought came to mind after a few minutes: What if it’s stuck?  I’ve gone to the ER for sillier things, and avoided ...


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