Amazon’s Kindle is currently a bargain for Prime members

Image: Christina ascani/Mashable By Stan Schroeder2017-03-28 07:26:55 UTC Kindle has never been cheaper.  Nearly all models in Amazon’s lineup of e-readers are currently on a special discount for Prime members, and the deals are as good or better than the ones Amazon had offered last Black Friday.  The cheapest, regular Kindle has had its price […]

Tinder scammers fool 30 men into sending money over

Image: brittany herbert/mashable By Yi Shu Ng2017-03-28 09:13:10 UTC Swiping right on the wrong person could be costly. A scam cooked up by two men on Tinder has netted at least 30 victims, who transferred “millions of baht” to the two between 2014 and 2016, authorities told the Bangkok Post. One of the victims transferred […]

Truecaller gets payment support and Duo integration as it trickles to feature phones

For Truecaller, an app that offers real-time caller ID and spam protection, the past two years have been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride.  On one hand, the eight-year-old service continues to grow strongly in developing markets, and has also chalked out plans to attract people globally. On the other hand, several features that made […]

Definitely don’t follow these DIY steps to give your red iPhone 7 a black front

Sometimes fashion just trumps function.  If that means cracking open your brand new red iPhone 7, voiding the warranty and potentially breaking it? Then so be it.  Because when it comes to replacing the white front on a red iPhone 7 with the much-cooler black bezel from a different phone there’s really not that much […]

Night Shift is now available on your Mac so you can finally get some damn sleep

It’s so bright!Image: Stephen Lam/Getty Images By Jack Morse2017-03-28 00:38:43 UTC It’s hard out there for a keyboard jockey.  Thankfully, Night Shift is here to save the day (er, night).  Spending long hours staring at a computer has its ill effects, one of which being that the blue light pouring out of the screen is […]

Donald Trump is nowhere to be found in his White House’s first 360-degree photo

President Donald Trump is quickly becoming known for taking group shots in the Oval Office.Image: Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-03-28 01:36:34 UTC Now you can explore Donald Trump’s office in 360 degrees.  Just don’t expect to find him there.  On Sunday, the White House posted a photo of the Oval Office on its […]

Facebook Messenger update helps you find your friend’s exact location

Another day, another new feature for Facebook Messenger. The latest? A new location-sharing feature called “live location” that allows you to share your real-time location inside of a chat for an hour at a time.  While Messenger has long included location-sharing, the feature previously only allowed you to share a static point on a map. […]

Sean Spicer went an entire press briefing with something in his teeth

When White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer opened his mouth at Monday’s press briefing everyone noticed food stuck on his teeth.Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2017-03-27 19:25:51 UTC It was bound to happen with the White House press briefing always scheduled right after lunch: Press Secretary Sean Spicer held Monday’s press event with food […]

Terrorists wanting to hide explosives in an iPad is one reason behind laptop ban

The recently introduced rule that prohibits some electronics devices from passenger cabins on flights originating from certain countries was prompted, among other reasons, by a plot to hide explosives in a fake iPad.  According to a Guardian report, which cites a security source, there was more than one reason why the laptop ban — as […]

‘Town Hall’ is here, but don’t expect to start DMing with Trump

Mark Zuckerberg has gotten better at recognizing the political impact of Facebook. But the platform’s new “Townhall Feature” has a bit of a slow start.Image: Eric Risberg/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Marissa Wenzke2017-03-27 21:13:26 UTC Thanks to a pretty cool new feature on Facebook, you can now send direct messages to your elected representatives. Just go to your […]