Overcome your distractions with the help of these gadgets

February 21, 2018

Be efficient. B-E efficient ! Image: Pixabay Heads up: All makes boasted here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and convene our stringent the criteria for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may give an affiliate commission. According to a examination by Microsoft , parties worldwide spend an average of 45 hours a week drive, but exclusively ponder about 17 hours fertile. A separate canvas by the company found that…

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Flipboard’s CEO majorly dissed competitor Apple News

February 16, 2018

Then is Flipboard the future? Or the current? Hmm . Image: flipboard Shots have been fired in what is ramping up to be a battle of the news reader apps. At the Code Media conference on Tuesday, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue shared his not-so-subtle expectations on one of his company’s biggest competitors, Apple News. “Apple News as a make is living in the past, ” McCue said, according to Recode….

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How Huawei and ZTE could prove their phones aren’t spying on U.S. customers

February 16, 2018

Huawei can’t get any U.S. carriers to sell its phones instantly to patrons . Image: BRIDGET BENNETT/ MASHABLE Huawei, the second-largest phone maker in the world, must be free to do something rapid if it ever wants to gain a foothold in the U.S. and potentially grow the world’s largest telephone producer one day. The Chinese company can’t get U.S. carriers to sell its telephones. And now the heads of…

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Apple sold more iPhones in a week than Google did all of last year

February 14, 2018

Google’s Pixel 2 and 2 XL have the best smartphone cameras . Image: raymond wong/ mashable Google’s Pixel phones may be great telephones with best-in-class cameras, but they won’t be toppling Apple’s iPhones or Samsung’s Galaxy phones anytime soon. The company reportedly only shipped 3.9 million Pixel telephones in 2017, according to IDC research director Francisco Jeronimo. For Google, that’s not too shabby for a stranger — it’s twice the…

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Amazon wants to change Alexa’s mind

February 14, 2018

Image: Joby Sessions/ T3 Magazine via Getty Images Amazon wants to give Alexa a brand-new brain. The company is currently at work on a new processor for its Echo speakers that would stir Alexa faster and smarter, according to a brand-new report. SEE ALSO: Amazon lays off hundreds, drawn attention to Jeff Bezos’ places great importance on Alexa The move, reported by The Information, would be a significant switching for…

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Save on Macbooks, Fire TV, KitchenAid mixers, and more today

February 13, 2018

Image: Mashable Photo composite Heads up: All produces featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and congregate our strict the criteria for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. If you’re in the market to improve your life with all kinds of maneuvers and gizmoes, then Amazon daily lots are the way to go. Today’s best deal includes an array of 2016 Macbooks on sale….

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A 14-year-old invented an electric skateboard and it’s actually pretty cool

February 12, 2018

Image: quirky I’m a decent skateboarder, and electric skateboards terrify me.  Most electric skateboards are remote-controlled. When I push the button to start the board, it tends to jerk abruptly into motion, because my hands are uncoordinated, and my fingers are thick and clumsy. When I do manage to get it moving, my finger quivers, because if it slips and pushes the throttle by accident, the board will abruptly shoot…

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Behold, the Samsung Galaxy S9 in lilac purple

February 10, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8Image: Lili Sams/Mashable Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Could purple be the new “in” color for smartphones? Samsung appears to think so. Prominent leaker of smartphone-related news Evan Blass shared what appear to be press photos of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ in a…

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This year’s new iPhones might not be as fast as they could be

February 6, 2018

Image: lance ulanoff/mashable Apple might finally ditch Qualcomm, the supplier of LTE modems in the iPhone, after getting locked into legal disputes over patent royalties last year. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims, according to MacRumors, that Intel might be the exclusive supplier of modems for all the new iPhones launching later this year. Why should you care? Because it could mean the new iPhones might have potentially slower data…

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Amazon’s daily deals today include wireless headphones, Bluetooth speakers, and a Poe Dameron shaver

February 4, 2018

Image: Mashable photo composite Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable’s commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Your smartphone is using fewer and fewer wires these days. Try to keep up. Amazon has the goods on wireless headphone deals today that you’ll definitely want to snatch up. From a single earbud for a minimalist…

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