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What's up with the Razer Phone 2? — Technically Speaking

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Tech reporters Jake Krol and Matt Binder talk Techtober and the Razer Phone 2. Read more… More about Mashable Video, Razer Phone, Technically Speaking, Techtober, and Tech Tech

YouTube just made TV advertising more affordable than ever

YouTube is now allowing advertisers to specifically target TV-watchers. Image: YOUTUBE By Matt Binder2018-10-17 14:12:13 UTC TV advertising is notoriously expensive. YouTube just changed that. YouTube has announced it’s now letting advertisers run campaigns that specifically target users watching YouTube on television screens. The video giant has just launched a “TV screens device type” option […]

YouTube is down, please don't call the police

It's down for us too. Image: mashable By Johnny Lieu2018-10-17 01:55:45 UTC YouTube appears to be down, and the internet doesn’t know what to do. The video platform was inaccessible on Tuesday night, either showing a server error, a blank page, or broken images when people tried to load the website.  The YouTube app also […]

Best deals for Oct. 16: Xbox One S, Nintendo Switch games, Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, and more on sale

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Save on video games and kitchen gear. Image: amazon/walmart/Medix CBD By Rudie ObiasMashable Deals2018-10-16 14:34:42 UTC If you have ever felt the shoulder ache brought on by too much gaming, have an indent permanently worn into your couch […]

Trump-themed dating app leaks users' personal data

Make America leak again. Image: screenshot / donald daters By Jack Morse2018-10-16 00:55:02 UTC It just got a little harder for all the Trump-loving singles out there to find romance.  It turns out that Donald Daters, a dating app targeted at those whose attempts at love have been stymied by their support for Donald Trump, […]

This smartwatch might be Samsung's best wearable yet – Power Up

The Samsung Galaxy Watch may resemble a traditional timepiece, but what lies inside is anything but traditional. The new smartwatch doubles down on trackers for sleep, fitness and stress, while keeping old Samsung Watch favorites like the rotating bezel. There are still some kinks to work out, but if you’re not too particular about your […]

Dubai launches its self-driving taxi service

An autonomous taxi will take passengers around Dubai.

Self-driving taxis can take you where you want to go. Image: DUBAI RTA By Sasha Lekach2018-10-14 20:46:32 UTC It might not be flying taxis, but self-driving taxis on the road started test runs in Dubai on Sunday. At the annual consumer electronics trade show Gitex, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, showed off its […]

Get this electric toothbrush on sale for the massively discounted price of $49.99

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Image: Smile Bright By Team CommerceMashable Deals2018-10-14 09:00:00 UTC When someone tells you to “smile more,” you can do one of two things:  Politely ask them to mind their own business, or scorch their pupils with the blinding […]

European authorities to investigate Twitter over GDPR non-compliance

Dark days for Twitter in Europe. Image: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2018-10-13 21:52:17 UTC The GDPR is beginning to bare its teeth. Irish authorities are investigating Twitter for not complying with a user request covered by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Fortune. A researcher asked Twitter to provide him with more […]

I drove my first all-electric car. It reminded me of my distracting smartphone.

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Luxury electric cars offer a smooth, quiet drive, but also plenty of distractions. Image: JAGUAR / AUDI / TESLA By Sasha Lekach2018-10-13 11:15:00 UTC It was eerily quiet. I was driving a Jaguar — my first time in the driver’s seat of any vehicle from the luxury British car maker — and there wasn’t much […]