This ongoing Reddit treasure hunt is proof humans can be nice sometimes

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

The world may be a terrible place full of awful, yawning misery, but the good news is it’s not all bad all the time. Every now and then you see something on the internet that’s just… well, just quite nice. The recent daily treasure hunt that’s started over on the subreddit r/CasualUK is the perfect example of this. SEE ALSO: These beautiful snowflake photos were actually captured using a microscope It all kicked off on Tuesday, when some kind individual […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release swoon-worthy engagement photos

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just released their official engagement photos and they look every inch the Hollywood couple. Kensington Palace released the stunning photos on Instagram, which were shot by fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski at Frogmore House in Windsor. SEE ALSO: 6 things you need to know about Meghan Markle now that she’s about to become a royal The photos show the couple locked in a romantic embrace. And, yes, you get a damn […]

‘The Last Jedi’-inspired electric shavers are here, proving there’s almost no limit to Star Wars merchandise

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Thanks to the recent release of The Last Jedi, Star Wars merchandise is everywhere. From waffle makers, coffee presses, and phone chargers to power adapters, holiday sweaters, and even robot vacuums, it seems you can’t scroll through your feed without finding another product that bears a resemblance to the gang from […]

Talent trickles out of Snapchat as Timehop founder leaves

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

 Less than a year after joining Snapchat, social media nostalgia app Timehop’s founder Jonathan Wegener is departing the company. He tells TechCrunch he wants to build his own thing again, but the fact that the #1 teen social network isn’t exciting enough to stay at is telling. Share prices are down, user growth has slowed to a crawl in the face of Instagram’s competition,… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Civilization VI lands on iPad

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

 In case you wanted something engrossing to keep you distracted from family squabbles this holiday, a special gift just arrived: Civilization VI, which is now available as a $30 purchase for iPad via the App Store. The world building simulation game is possibly the most ambitious and expansive ever to hit the iPad, and it has hefty spec requirements to match – you’ll need at least… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Gift Guide: 9 fantastic pairs of headphones

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

 Want to buy someone a pair of headphones without accidentally buying them junk? We can help. Looking for something else? We can help with that, too. Headphones have this beautiful regard for tradition and progress, and the best headphones to buy in 2017 weren’t all released this year. Some of these designs are decades old, but there were definitely some recent trends that have found… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

The Kronos Lift standing desk brings a little class to getting off your chair

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

 I’ve been following the rise of standing desks for a few years now and still use one on a daily basis. The technology hasn’t changed much in the decade or so that they’ve become truly popular but the design and quality is always improving which is why I took a look at the Kronos Lift from BDI. This is a surprisingly elegant desk with very little visible machinery –… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Facebook and Universal Music Group’s new partnership will allow for user-gen videos with licensed music, new social features

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

 Facebook today announced a first-of-its-kind licensing deal with Universal Music Group that will allow users across its properties – including Facebook, Instagram and Oculus – to use Universal Music in the videos they upload and share. The deal will also allow Facebook to introduce new “music-based products” across platforms, also including Messenger, the companies… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Smart speakers to outsell wearables during U.S. holidays, as demand for wearables slows

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

 Smart speakers will likely outsell wearable devices this holiday season. That’s the latest prediction from analysts at eMarketer, which forecasts a slowing growth rate for devices like fitness trackers and smartwatches here in the U.S. The wearable market is continuing to grow, to be clear, but it’s struggling to reach the mainstream. Next year, only 20 percent of the U.S. adult… Read More Powered by WPeMatico

LIKEtoKNOW.it’s influencer shopping app hits 1M users

December 21, 2017 Editor 0

 Launched just 9 months ago on iOS and last month on Android, LIKEtoKNOW.it has just hit 1M registered users on their mobile app, bringing total users to 2.8M. As a refresher, LIKEtoKNOW.it is a service that lets you “like” pictures from Instagram influencers and automatically get links to buy their outfits sent to your inbox. And their recently launched mobile app lets you take… Read More Powered by WPeMatico