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

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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!

I drove a Cadillac from New York to D.C. without using my hands

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 looks pretty mean for a family car.

The 2018 Cadillac CT6 comes with a new “Super Cruise” feature that drives itself on most major highways in the U.S. and Canada. Image: Michael Nunez/mashable By Michael Nuñez2017-10-22 13:47:00 UTC I’m sitting in the driver’s seat of a brand new 2018 Cadillac CT6, the most expensive (about $ 83,000 maxed out) and futuristic car […]

Elon Musk's Boring Company gets permission to dig a 10-mile tunnel in Maryland

Ready to dig a tunnel. Image: BEN MACMAHON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock By Emma Hinchliffe2017-10-21 17:23:16 UTC The hyperloop is moving ahead.  Elon Musk got permission from Maryland officials for his Boring Company to build a 10-mile tunnel in the state, the Baltimore Sun reported. The tunnel would be the first part of Musk’s envisioned hyperloop to transport people […]

What can a 24-megapixel selfie camera do for you? We reviewed the Vivo 7+ to find out

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The selfie camera on the Vivo 7+ and the Canon DSLR I hold in my right hand both have 24-megapixel sensors. Image: Stan Schroeder/Mashable By Stan Schroeder2017-10-21 13:22:00 UTC My wife recently decided to print out a hundred or so of the best photographs we’ve taken with our smartphones over the years. Looking at them, […]

Google officially flips on Project Loon in Puerto Rico

Beaming wide. Image: project loon By Jack Morse2017-10-21 00:06:26 UTC Puerto Rico is in trouble. Approximately 3 million of its residents are still without electricity after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria, and 30% lack access to drinkable water. Exacerbating the process of recovery is the fact that communication infrastructure in general, and the […]

This grill is made of cardboard and is totally sustainable

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The CasusGrill is the most environmental friendly grill you’ll ever use. The cardboard grill is perfect for when camping, hiking, or on the beach. Its lightweight design makes it easy to carry and you can use it as bonfire fuel when you’re done. Read more… More about Food, Mashable Video, […]

Sleep crusader Arianna Huffington made an app that shuts your phone up

Arianna Huffington at Variety’s Power of Women Presented by Lifetime in Los Angeles on Oct. 13, 2017. Image: Richard Shotwell/Variety/REX/Shutterstock By Karissa Bell2017-10-20 01:37:32 UTC Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That’s easier said than done, of course, so she’s teamed up with Samsung […]

Moto X4 review: Motorola's 'basic' phone is a good value for $400

The power button has a ribbed pattern, which makes it easy to differentiate from the volume buttons by touch.

Image: Lili Sams/Mashable By Pete Pachal2017-10-19 13:00:33 UTC Mashable Choice highlights the best of everything we cover, have experienced first-hand and would recommend to others. I was ready to give the Moto X4 a middling to negative review when a colleague asked me about phone recommendations, specifically non-iPhones. Since the X4 was in my hand, […]

If you own a Ford pickup truck, it probably just got recalled

Image: Getty Images By Monica Chin2017-10-18 23:46:00 UTC Ford has issued a recall of approximately 1.3 million of its vehicles.  The recall concerns pickup trucks, specifically the full-sized F-150 and the heavy-duty Super Duty vehicles.  Ford announced today that the recalled models lack a shield to protect their side doors’ latches from water. This is […]

The world's first floating wind farm is here

Hywind is a trial project that includes five wind turbines floating off the coast of Scotland. The energy they produce could power up to 20,000 homes.  If Hywind proves successful, it would mean that larger wind farms could be installed in much deeper waters, opening up a new frontier for renewable energy production. Let’s block […]

Not everyone's desperate for Amazon's second headquarters

A worker places an item in a box for shipment at an Amazon.com fulfillment center. Image: Ted S. Warren/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Monica Chin2017-10-17 23:16:52 UTC Cities have been desperately trying to attract Amazon’s second North American headquarters — but some groups want to know exactly what kind of jobs “HQ2” will bring.  On Tuesday, 73 civic […]