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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!

Snag this 3-in-1 wireless charger on sale for less than $50

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. It’s capable of juicing up two smartphones and an Apple Watch simultaneously. Image: ipm By STACKCOMMERCEMashable Deals2019-06-16 09:00:00 UTC TL;DR: Don’t hold your breath waiting for a wireless charging pad from Apple — this one by iPM is […]

Learn how to turn boring data into cool infographics with this $10 course

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. With Udemy’s education and some basic computer knowledge, you’ll be well on your way to mastering Tableau in no time. Image: Unsplash By Haley HenschelMashable Deals2019-06-16 09:00:00 UTC TL;DR: This engaging online class on the popular data visualization […]

Amazon shuts down its social network that you forgot existed anyway

Now you’ll never know how to buy Jeff Bezos’ tie on Amazon. Sad. Image: Alex Wong / Getty Images By Annie Colbert2019-06-15 18:47:17 UTC Amazon Spark, we hardly cared about knew you. The shopping social network (a kinda gross concept to start with) disappeared from the internet and Amazon’s app some time in the past […]

9 hidden iOS 13 features you need to know about

Dark mode is iOS 13’s marquee feature, but there are tons of smaller features to be excited for, too. Image: AFP/Getty Images By Raymond Wong2019-06-15 12:00:00 UTC iOS 13 is going to be a whale of an update, available for free this fall for iPhone SE, 6S, and newer models. It comes with much heralded […]

Tesla wants to make the car ‘the most fun possible’

Ready to race? Image: e3 / screengrab By Sasha Lekach2019-06-14 23:45:09 UTC Tesla owners, prepare to be entertained.  Elon Musk made an appearance at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles Thursday and said in a conversation with game designer Todd Howard and video game journalist Geoff Keighley that entertainment options are […]

Samsung Galaxy Fit is finally available in the U.S.

The Galaxy Fit is here, and it costs $ 99. Image: Samsung By Stan Schroeder2019-06-14 09:27:20 UTC Samsung’s Galaxy Fit wearable fitness tracker was announced during this year’s Mobile World Congress in February, and then, for a while, it seemed Samsung has forgotten about it.  But (surprise!) it hasn’t. The company is now selling the […]

Instagram is back up, after a few hours of giving our scrolling thumbs a break

Load, dammit, load! Image: Alvin Chan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2019-06-13 22:21:23 UTC UPDATE: June 14, 2019, 10:23 a.m. AEST Instagram announced that the platform is “fully recovered” and that “[we] apologize for the disruption.”  Original story: There must be a glitch in the Matrix because Instagram appears to be down. Beginning around […]

This iMac refurb has a 5K display and is on sale: Save $400 with code

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Getting a 5K iMac for less than the price of most MacBook Pros is pretty wild. Image: pexels/apple By Leah StodartMashable Deals2019-06-13 09:00:00 UTC TL;DR: This super powerful refurbished iMac has a 27-inch 5K display and is on […]

Uber wants to be the ‘Amazon and Google of transportation’

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has big goals for Uber. Image: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Uber Elevate By Sasha Lekach2019-06-12 23:56:30 UTC Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi last year wanted to make his expanding ride-sharing company the “Amazon of transportation” with e-scooters and e-bikes added to the platform. Now he’s tagging on being the “Google of transportation” […]

Waymo doesn’t want its self-driving cars to annoy the hell out of you

Riding in a self-driving car needn’t be an irritating experience. Image: waymo By Sasha Lekach2019-06-11 22:15:57 UTC It’s all about balance when it comes to riding in self-driving cars.  The sensor-loaded cars pick up so much more information than a human driver can, what with their cameras, radar, LiDAR, and other sensing equipment. But that […]