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You May No Longer Need a New Computer: there’s a Good Chance yours is Perfectly Fine!

This story is intended to help the average consumer make a better and more informed decision prior to purchasing a new computer- ultimately saving them hundreds if not thousands of dollars over time. The Easy “1-Click Trick” detailed in this article is designed to improve the performance of your PC and make it run like new again!

Forget Peloton. All you need to get pedaling is this $140 under-desk bike.

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Exercise for the office chair: the Exerpeutic 900. Image: exerpeutic By Chris Taylor2019-12-11 10:30:00 UTC Essentials Week spotlights unexpected items that make our daily lives just a little bit […]

Chrome will now warn you if your password’s been stolen as soon as you type it in

Have you been pwned? Almost certainly. Image: Getty Images By Caitlin Welsh2019-12-11 00:32:13 UTC Unless you’re a super conscientious internet user with password managers and two-factor authentication out the wazoo, it’s highly likely you’re still using a couple of logins that have been compromised in data breaches.  You know you should use unique passwords for […]

Wheels e-bike rentals now come with shareable helmet

Would you like a helmet with that e-bike ride? Image: wheels By Sasha Lekach2019-12-10 14:00:00 UTC Scooter- and bike-share companies have been trying to get riders to protect their noggins for some time.  They’ve tried just about everything to get riders to fall in line, short of forcing a helmet on everyone’s heads. But instead […]

Influencer planned violent domain-name heist to elevate his brand

Do not do this. Image: Alex Belomlinsky / getty By Jack Morse2019-12-09 17:23:54 -0800 Rossi Lorathio Adams II brought a gun to a domain name fight.  The 27-year-old social media influencer was sentenced to 168 months in jail on Monday for a 2017 plot involving viral videos, a pantyhose-sporting henchman, a gun, and the rather […]

These are 2019’s most bizarre concept cars

The weird and wild world of concept cars. Image: hyundai / kia / volkswagen By Sasha Lekach2019-12-09 14:14:43 UTC The streets would be so much more interesting if concept car designs overflowing with far-fetched ideas, jutting angles, and disconcerting shapes made it into the everyday vehicles riding on our roads. Alas, back in reality all […]

Snapchat Cameo is like a less scary deepfake for your Snaps

Image: Amr Alfiky / AP / Shutterstock By Adam Rosenberg2019-12-08 22:11:44 UTC There’s been a lot of (understandable) hand-wringing around deepfakes, but consider this: What if you could swap your face onto your cat’s body? Not so apocalyptic anymore, right? It looks like that’s the pitch for Snapchat Cameo. You can use it to superimpose […]

Want to start a podcast? Here’s all the training and gear you’ll need.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Shure has got you covered. Image: skillsuccess By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2019-12-08 10:02:00 UTC From popular mainstream shows like “Serial,” “The Joe Rogan Experience,” and “Stuff You Should Know,” to incredibly specific niche shows like “Analyze Phish,” and “The X-Files […]

Well well well, looks like an Amazon office is coming to NYC after all

Looks like Amazon wanted to take a bite out of the Big Apple even if a new office didn’t come with tax breaks. Image: DON EMMERT/AFP via Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2019-12-07 22:53:26 UTC Does anybody have the Dashboard Confessional song “Vindicated” on hand? A report from the Wall Street Journal says that Amazon has […]

Land a high-paying job in 2020 with the help of these SQL training courses

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Better your chances at a higher-paying job. Image: pexels By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2019-12-07 10:03:00 UTC TL;DR: Get business-savvy with The Ultimate SQL Bootcamp Certification Bundle for just $ 21, a 98% savings.  Acronyms overwhelm the STEM job market, but […]

The internet celebrates Elon Musk’s trial win by calling him ‘pedo guy’

You know it! Image: FREDERIC J. BROWN / getty By Jack Morse2019-12-06 16:44:49 -0800 Elon Musk, “pedo guy.” While the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and the Boring Company has decidedly not been accused of anything that would merit the rather distasteful moniker, Musk did just win a defamation trial about his calling someone else a […]