It’s the absolute worst time for ‘Girlboss’ on Netflix

When Netflix signed on for Girlboss, it probably sounded like a great idea. Feminism, fashion, and San Francisco? We were about to have our first female president, so what could go wrong?  When the show starts streaming on Friday, things will be a little different. Not only are we living in Trump’s America, but Nasty […]

Gaming journalist heroically stops attacker, but may never fully recover from slashing

An editor at a South Korean gaming site called Daily Game was near a subway station in Seoul on Friday night when he heard a scream. He moved toward the noise and found a man assaulting a woman, ran to stop him, and was met with a knife. The attacker allegedly slashed Daily Game editor […]

Mastodon the band’s response to Mastodon the platform is metal AF

Rock and roll and social mediaImage: Mashable composite: Photo of Mastodon the band: Jimmy Hubbard/Warner Bros, Mastodon Logo/Mastodon By Marcus Gilmer2017-04-06 20:55:28 UTC As the buzz about new open-source social platform Mastodon spread round the internet, some not in the know might have been puzzled and asked themselves, “Wait, noted metal band Mastodon has their […]

Why video game cameras seem to always suck

Final Fantasy XV was in development for 10 years. Hundreds, maybe thousands of people across six different game development studios helped created it. Yet its camera — a fundamental part of the way players interact with the game’s world — is severely flawed.  The weight on the game’s metaphorical shoulders was enormous — not just […]

New app will finally let you be your best emoji self

same tbhImage: Shutterstock / photototo By Proma Khosla2017-04-01 21:10:57 UTC What came first, the face or the emoji? Okay, there’s a clear answer here — but Facetune’s new Memoji app by Lightrick lets you make photos and selfies look more like classic emojis. Forget the real tears and slap on a cartoon water droplet! Why […]

NBC will air the 2018 Olympics live because social media always spoils everything

Good news, sports fans.Image: Ben Curtis/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Sam Laird2017-03-28 21:53:41 UTC Finally! NBC will air the 2018 Winter Olympics live across all U.S. time zones.  You can thank — or blame — social media.  NBC’s conundrum was simple and has sparked complaints from fans for years. It went like this: The Olympic Games are a […]

Hey! You! Quick! The Nintendo Switch is on Amazon right now

Hot Nintendo Switch alert!Image: mashable/adam rosenberg By Nicole Gallucci2017-03-24 16:53:15 UTC The Nintendo Switch is back on Amazon, baby! Well for now, at least.  Nintendo’s newest gaming console is back in stock on Amazon for lucky Prime members, but you’d better move fast because it’s in HIGH demand. And hey, if you’re still debating on […]

Meet Milo Ventimiglia, your new favorite Apple fanboy *swoon*

Wait a minute — was Apple cool before the scruffy and talented dreamboat Milo Ventimiglia tweeted about it being cool? I mean, I think it was but I honestly can’t even remember anymore. All I know is that my stomach is full of butterflies and my heart is racing because on Tuesday afternoon, Ventimiglia blessed […]

The Atlanta Hawks Twitter account doesn’t want to hear your trade suggestions

Head coach Mike Budenholzer doesn’t make the trade decisions either.Image: Kevin C. cox/getty images By Jacob Lauing2017-02-22 01:51:41 UTC The NBA trade deadline is less than 48 hours away, leaving basketball executives scrambling and trade rumors swirling, many of them on Twitter. And it seems many fans think the folks running NBA team social media […]