Mom’s attempt to use Animoji to send her daughter a message goes hilariously wrong

January 2, 2018

Parents and technology aren’t ever a accord induced in heaven. But, one mother’s attempt to use Animoji to send a message to her daughter proceeded hilariously mistaken when she submitted to a coughing fit mid-way through the send. SEE ALSO: Apple has officially climbed on the Animoji karaoke bandwagon Twitter user’s @< strong> nmariesinclair video of her mother’s disastrous-yet-brilliant Animoji fail ran viral, gaining more than 6million views, and nearly…

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How to fix your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 if it won’t power on after its battery has been drained

December 31, 2017

Samsung masterfully braved the exploding Galaxy Note 7 disaster and propelled itself back to the transcend with the superb Galaxy S8 and Note 8 smartphones, but it may have another battery-related trouble to deal with. Several consumers on Samsung’s own community forums and Android Central’s vocal forums have reported over the last few months that their Memorandum 8 telephones stop working and admitting service charges once the battery’s been drained…

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Please, can we stop with this horrible trend of trash can-inspired gadgets?

December 30, 2017

LG’s ThinQ smart speaker with Google Assistant couldn’t be more uninspiring. Image: Mashable composite: LG, Andy melton/ flickr Someone needs to end this madness. This insanity. This frightening tendency of smart loudspeakers that look like trash cans. Ahead of CES, LG announced its upcoming ThinQ smart speaker with built-in Google Assistant. I haven’t participated it in person, and I have no suggestion how massive( or small) it is, or even…

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The FCC approves first ‘at a distance’ wireless charging system

December 29, 2017

Image: Energous/Youtube Ever wish you could charge your gadgets wirelessly — and we mean truly wirelessly, not by placing them on a charging surface? That day may come quite soon, as the Federal Communications Commission has recently approved the first-ever “power-at-a-distance” wireless charger.  SEE ALSO: This dirt cheap Qi smartphone charger costs less than a standard charger Built by Energous — a company that was once rumored to partner up…

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All everybody wanted for Christmas was an Echo Dot and Alexa

December 29, 2017

The holiday shopping season is nearly over and Amazon’s Echo Dot smart speaker and its built-in Alexa voice assistant dominated the sales charts. Following Christmas Day, Amazon triumphantly announced the Echo Dot was the best-selling product of the holiday season on its website.  Around the same time, the Alexa app also made its way to the No. 1 spot on the App Store for the first time, and the Google…

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Walmart is testing cashier-less shopping to compete with Amazon

December 26, 2017

Walmart is trying to best Amazon as your one-stop shop for everything Image: AP/ REX/ Shutterstock As Amazon’s plan for world-wide dominance has swallowed Whole Foods, playing supermegachain Walmart is going out more plans to fight back in an ongoing duel of David Goliath versus Goliath. SEE ALSO: Kindles and quinoa: Amazon to sell more gizmoes in Whole Foods places The latest examples of Walmart’s plan to keep up with…

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Here are the 2017 innovations that changed the world

December 26, 2017

Image: Morgan’s Inspiration Island; eSight; Petit Pli; Manu Prakash/ Stanford 2017 may have been a bumpy year, but there were abundance of fabrications, inventions, and gadgets that became the world only a slightly better place. From global health to social justice to humanitarian aid, a batch of scientists, technologists, and activists added together this year to create impactful solutions to some of our most pressing problems. SEE ALSO: 9 incredible…

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People are freaking out over the Magic Leap One’s ugly design

December 23, 2017

Who wore it better?Image: magic leap, Thomas shahan/flickr Magic Leap‘s first mixed reality headset, the Leap One, is coming in early 2018. It looks pretty damn neat, assuming it delivers on everything it’s promising — and as long as you can get over its weird design. Reactions to the headset have been split down the middle with some people digging the steampunk-inspired design and others mocking its ugliness. SEE ALSO:…

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Spending $1,000+ on a phone is worth every penny when you use it thousands of times a day

December 15, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable On Oct. 27, I joined millions of people worldwide in pre-ordering the iPhone X in the middle of the night. I went back to sleep after spending exactly $1,250.97 for the fully-loaded version, and I woke up the next day feeling completely unfazed by my purchase. A thousand dollars is a lot of f*cking money to spend on a phone that will eventually get banged up and…

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There are some amazing deals happening for Green Monday

December 13, 2017

Get tons of lots on Amazon Device and more . Image: techbargains Just to let you know, if you buy something peculiarity now, Mashable might deserve an affiliate commission. If you’re scratching your honcho about the term “Green Monday” you’re not alone. It’s unquestionably a situation, though, and with two weeks left ’til Christmas your shopping eras are numbered. SEE ALSO: Green Monday is apparently a occasion and these are…

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