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Spotify comes to Wear OS with stand-alone app, Spotify Connect support

Spotify comes to Wear OS with stand-alone app, Spotify Connect support

Spotify/Fossil Wear OS gains a popular new app today that many have been waiting for, as Spotify announced that it's bringing a s ...
Twitter will publicly flag tweets that violate its terms of service

Twitter will publicly flag tweets that violate its terms of service

Image: Vicky lete/mashableBy Rachel Kraus2018-10-17 17:32:28 UTC There's nothing like a little public pressure to get someone to clean up their ...
After $5 billion EU antitrust fine, Google will start charging for Android apps

After $5 billion EU antitrust fine, Google will start charging for Android apps

Google is adjusting to life in the EU after the $5.05 billion (€4.34 billion) antitrust fine levied against it by the European C ...
Browser vendors unite to end support for 20-year-old TLS 1.0

Browser vendors unite to end support for 20-year-old TLS 1.0

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla have announced a unified plan to deprecate the use of TLS 1.0 and 1.1 early in 2020. TLS ( ...
Paul Allen—Microsoft co-founder, Seahawks owner, and space pioneer—dies at 64

Paul Allen—Microsoft co-founder, Seahawks owner, and space pioneer—dies at 64

Paul Allen, who with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, has died at the age of 65. His death comes shortly after he resumed treatme ...
Paul Allen—Microsoft co-founder, Seahawks owner, and space pioneer—dies at 65

Paul Allen—Microsoft co-founder, Seahawks owner, and space pioneer—dies at 65

Paul Allen, who with Bill Gates founded Microsoft, has died at the age of 65. His death comes shortly after he resumed treatme ...
Donald Daters leaks users’ names, photos, and private messages

Donald Daters leaks users’ names, photos, and private messages

Make America leak again.Image: screenshot / donald datersBy Jack Morse2018-10-16 00:55:02 UTC It just got a little harder for all the Trump-lovi ...
Twitter under investigation for not complying with a GDPR request

Twitter under investigation for not complying with a GDPR request

Dark days for Twitter in Europe.Image: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Rachel Kraus2018-10-13 21:52:17 UTC The GDPR is beginning to bare its ...
What developers say Apple needs to do to make the Apple TV a gaming console

What developers say Apple needs to do to make the Apple TV a gaming console

Enlarge / The Apple TV 4K and remote.Samuel Axon As we observed in our review last year, the Apple TV 4K has so much potential fo ...
Fitbit Charge 3 review: Peppering a fitness tracker with smartwatch powers

Fitbit Charge 3 review: Peppering a fitness tracker with smartwatch powers

Valentina Palladino Fitbit contracted smartwatch fever last year. And since the debut of its Ionic smartwatch, the company's sign ...
PC market flat, as Surface becomes a top-5 computer brand in the US

PC market flat, as Surface becomes a top-5 computer brand in the US

Enlarge / Clockwise, from the top left: Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, Surface Headphones, Surface Pro 6. Microsoft was th ...
Amazon patents Alexa tech to tell if you’re sick, depressed and sell you meds

Amazon patents Alexa tech to tell if you’re sick, depressed and sell you meds

An Amazon Echo. Amazon has patented technology that could let Alexa analyze your voice to determine whether you are sick or dep ...
Apple bets $600 million on improving Apple Watch, iPhone battery life

Apple bets $600 million on improving Apple Watch, iPhone battery life

Enlarge / The iPhone X in space gray (left) compared to the iPhone XS in gold (right). You can barely tell the difference from this angle. ...
HBO, CNN, DC Comics, and more could join a streaming video service under AT&T

HBO, CNN, DC Comics, and more could join a streaming video service under AT&T

Enlarge / Time for another streaming service! According to a report from CNN, WarnerMedia plans to launch its own streaming ser ...
Microsoft promises to defend—not attack—Linux with its 60,000 patents

Microsoft promises to defend—not attack—Linux with its 60,000 patents

Microsoft has made billions from its extensive library of software patents. A number of Android vendors, including Samsung, pa ...
Windows 10 October 2018 Update no longer deletes your data

Windows 10 October 2018 Update no longer deletes your data

Enlarge / Your precious documents, after installing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Microsoft has figured out why the Windo ...
Major US telecom was infiltrated by backdoored Supermicro hardware, Bloomberg says

Major US telecom was infiltrated by backdoored Supermicro hardware, Bloomberg says

Five days after Bloomberg stunned the world with still-unconfirmed allegations that Chinese spies embedded data-sniffing chips ...
Google Call Screening: a personal robot that talks to, hangs up on spam calls

Google Call Screening: a personal robot that talks to, hangs up on spam calls

Enlarge / Google Call Screening sample image shows the kinds of replies your assistant can speak out loud—unless you just choose to hang u ...
Google announces successor to Pixel 2, the new Pixel 3 smartphone

Google announces successor to Pixel 2, the new Pixel 3 smartphone

Enlarge / The Pixel 3 from a video released by Google. NEW YORK—Google announced the Pixel 3 at its event in NYC today. With so ...
Google Home Hub is official, available October 22 for $149

Google Home Hub is official, available October 22 for $149

Enlarge / The Google Home Hub.Google After launching Google Assistant Smart Display software earlier this year, Google now has ...
Google announces its first tablet in three years, the Pixel Slate

Google announces its first tablet in three years, the Pixel Slate

Google Following the death of Android tablets, Google has been slowly rebooting its tablet ambitions under the Chrome OS banner ...
iPad Pro rumors: 4K HDR video output over USB-C, flexible Face ID, and more

iPad Pro rumors: 4K HDR video output over USB-C, flexible Face ID, and more

Enlarge / The 10.5-inch iPad Pro.Andrew Cunningham Apple appears to be gearing up for another event later this month, and repor ...
Apple doubles down on Chinese hardware hack denial in letter to Congress

Apple doubles down on Chinese hardware hack denial in letter to Congress

DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission ...
iOS 12.0.1 arrives with fixes for a couple of early user complaints

iOS 12.0.1 arrives with fixes for a couple of early user complaints

Enlarge / iOS 12 on an iPhone X.Samuel Axon Today, Apple released a minor update to iOS 12. iOS 12.0.1 fixes a handful of early ...
Intel goes up to 8 cores for mainstream chips, with a 28 core overclockable Xeon

Intel goes up to 8 cores for mainstream chips, with a 28 core overclockable Xeon

Enlarge / Intel 9th generation Coffee Lake-S series 8-core die. NEW YORK—Intel unveiled a range of new processors aimed at the ...
Liveblog: Google’s annual hardware launch event

Liveblog: Google’s annual hardware launch event

Enlarge / Google's event invite. Join us October 9, at 11am ET, when Google will take the wraps off its 2018 hardware lineup. W ...
Echo Show 2018 review: More to tap, more to see, more to do

Echo Show 2018 review: More to tap, more to see, more to do

Valentina Palladino Lost among the slew of Amazon's recent device announcements was an update to the Echo Show. While Amazon ab ...
Photos of Google’s new Pixel tablet leak before its October event

Photos of Google’s new Pixel tablet leak before its October event

The Pixelbook Chromebook Google released last year. Now the company is reportedly planning a ChromeOS tablet.Image: mashable/raymond wongBy Karis ...
Data deletion bug forces Microsoft to suspend rollout of Windows 10 update

Data deletion bug forces Microsoft to suspend rollout of Windows 10 update

Enlarge / This message shown during Windows upgrades is going to be salt in the wound. Earlier this week Microsoft started dist ...
Tesla’s first safety report claims drivers on Autopilot are safer, but lacks detail

Tesla’s first safety report claims drivers on Autopilot are safer, but lacks detail

Tesla has published its first safety report.Image: Chesnot/Getty ImagesBy Johnny Lieu2018-10-05 05:46:13 UTC Tesla has released its first Autopi ...
Bloomberg: Super Micro motherboards used by Apple, Amazon contained Chinese spy chips

Bloomberg: Super Micro motherboards used by Apple, Amazon contained Chinese spy chips

Tiny Chinese spy chips were embedded onto Super Micro motherboards that were then sold to companies in the US, including Amazo ...
TiVo Bolt OTA review: For would-be cord-cutters with great antenna reception

TiVo Bolt OTA review: For would-be cord-cutters with great antenna reception

Valentina Palladino Despite the plethora of services and devices dedicated to satisfying your binge-watching need, veteran comp ...
Review: Civilization VI on the iPhone is the full experience

Review: Civilization VI on the iPhone is the full experience

Enlarge / A render of Civilization VI running on the iPhone XS Max. Starting today, Civilization VI is available for iPhones on ...
Spotify is now available on Garmin Fenix 5 Plus smartwatches

Spotify is now available on Garmin Fenix 5 Plus smartwatches

Garmin Garmin announced a partnership today that will excite its users who rely on Spotify for music. Those with Garmin Fenix 5 ...
Wi-Fi branding to get a lot simpler with upcoming “Wi-Fi 6”

Wi-Fi branding to get a lot simpler with upcoming “Wi-Fi 6”

Enlarge / The logos that the Wi-Fi Alliance wants software to use to show the connection speed/type. The Wi-Fi Alliance, the tr ...
The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is out now

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is out now

Enlarge / Who doesn't love some new Windows? The Windows 10 October Update, version 1809, is now available for Windows 10 users ...
Surface ‘Phones released; Headphones, that is

Surface ‘Phones released; Headphones, that is

Enlarge / Surface Headphones. Microsoft has unveiled a new member of the Surface family: the Surface Headphones. The rather sur ...
Surface Studio 2 has an even more amazing screen, ditches the spinning disks

Surface Studio 2 has an even more amazing screen, ditches the spinning disks

The original Surface Studio was one of the strangest, most eye-catching, and enjoyable-to-look-at machines we've used: a giant ...
Google taking new steps to prevent malicious Chrome extensions

Google taking new steps to prevent malicious Chrome extensions

Google has announced plans to further restrict Chrome extensions in a bid to crack down on the number of malicious extensions ...
Amazon institutes $15 minimum wage for all US employees, including temps

Amazon institutes $15 minimum wage for all US employees, including temps

Amazon announced today it would raise its minimum wage for all US employees to $15 per hour. The change will take effect on No ...
Google announces “Project Stream”—a “test” of game streaming in Chrome

Google announces “Project Stream”—a “test” of game streaming in Chrome

Google just announced "Project Stream," a "technical test" of a service designed to stream AAA video games à la Playstation No ...
iPhone XS and XS Max review: Big screens, big performance, big lenses, big prices

iPhone XS and XS Max review: Big screens, big performance, big lenses, big prices

Samuel Axon With last year's iPhone X, Apple introduced the most significant redesign to the iPhone since the iPhone 4. All thr ...
LG Cine Shot is an easy way to make cinemagraphs on the LG V40

LG Cine Shot is an easy way to make cinemagraphs on the LG V40

You're likely wondering what a cinemagraph is, and why LG wants you to create one. First off, it is like a GIF, except only a specific part of the ...
Why Gmail’s app developer policy could mean a security risk for you

Why Gmail’s app developer policy could mean a security risk for you

The terms of service we hurriedly agreed to keep coming back to haunt us. Last Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google confirmed previo ...
Microsoft suspends development of touch-friendly Office apps for Windows

Microsoft suspends development of touch-friendly Office apps for Windows

Microsoft has stopped developing new features for the touch-friendly Office Mobile apps for Windows 10, reports the Verge. Wor ...
Microsoft killing off the old Skype client… for real this time

Microsoft killing off the old Skype client… for real this time

In July, Microsoft announced plans to end support for the "classic" Skype client in September. But those plans were put on hol ...
Apple’s watchOS 5.0.1 addresses bug that may prevent Watches from charging

Apple’s watchOS 5.0.1 addresses bug that may prevent Watches from charging

Valentina Palladino Almost two weeks after watchOS 5 came out, Apple has pushed out its first update for the wearable operating ...
Review: Google’s Wear OS 2.0 can’t fix its obsolete smartwatch hardware

Review: Google’s Wear OS 2.0 can’t fix its obsolete smartwatch hardware

Ron Amadeo Google's major Wear OS revamp is out today, and soon it will arrive on most devices released in the past year and a ...
Facebook continues to go after YouTube with new video ad options

Facebook continues to go after YouTube with new video ad options

It’s increasingly clear that Facebook is viewing YouTube as a major competitor. In a blog post today, Facebook once again demonstrated its focus on vi ...
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