OnePlus 5 confirmed for launch this summer

May 6, 2017

The OnePlus 3T replaces the the OnePlus 3, which was released less than six months ago.Image: lili sams/mashable The smartphone you should be talking about is coming. The OnePlus 5, the successor to the OnePlus 3T, the best phone most people have never heard of, but hopefully have because you read Mashable obsessively, will launch this summer. SEE ALSO: OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black is the phone Batman’s been waiting…

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Apple patent shows how an iPhone could quickly dispel water from its speaker

May 6, 2017

Image: lili sams/mashable Your next iPhone may be able to spit out water using sound. Apple’s latest patent, published on Thursday details a mechanism to essentially blast out excess water from your iPhone’s earpiece or speaker. Why would you want this? To keep your precious iPhone dry and prevent liquid from damaging any internal components, of course. SEE ALSO: Forget cords. Apple might be planning to charge your future iPhone…

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You can keep your Spotify subscription. I want my own music.

May 6, 2017

It's MINE.Image: Vicky Leta/mashable Sorry, Spotify I have no interest in your streaming. When it comes to the music I love, I’m possessive to a fault. I want to own it all. Case in point: on April 14, Kendrick Lamar released “DAMN.”, his latest opus. I immediately bought the album on iTunes, because a version in my preferred format, vinyl, won’t be available until July. If something isn’t yours, how…

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Elon Musk predicts we’ll be napping in our self-driving cars in just 2 years

May 3, 2017

Multi-company tech mogul Elon Musk recently laid out plans for his traffic-defeating Boring company during a talk at the TED conference, but now, we finally have the full video of his appearance. And he delivers a few more interesting comments. Answering a question regarding how long it will be before we can hop in our self-driving car, give it directions, and then take a nap until we’ve reached out destination,…

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Twitter asks advertisers to stay with it as it pitches new original series

May 2, 2017

Image: kerry flynn/mashable Sit down. Be humble. Rapper Kendrick Lamar’s latest hit “Humble” blasted in the background. A giant screen wrapping around a circular room showed an iPhone that displayed tweets. This was the beginning of Twitter’s first-ever NewFront, a presentation dedicated to wooing advertisers. .@jack: “Thank you for choosing our event instead of the Met Gala.” @twitter #newfronts pic.twitter.com/TIxLHdFYWG Kerry Flynn (@kerrymflynn) May 1, 2017 And Dorsey restated his…

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RIP: Yik Yak

April 30, 2017

RIP.Image: Ronald Lizik/AP/REX/Shutterstock Yik Yak has been on its last legs for a while, and now the end is officially here. The anonymous, location-based messaging app that rose to popularity in 2014 will “begin winding down” over the next week, Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington wrote in a blog post Friday. Square yup, the Jack Dorsey-led payments company acquired some of the Yik Yak engineering team for…

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Crunch Report | Elon Musks Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

April 30, 2017

Watch how Elon Musks Boring Company tunnels will move cars faster Cloudera and Carvana, techs next two IPOs, both price at $15 per share Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesEdited & Hosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed:Joe ZolnoskiTeleprompter:Joe Zolnoski Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup andwant to me to wear something mail…

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Get the right camera for shooting 360 video

April 23, 2017

Image: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Samsung Yes, those 360-degree videos you see sometimes on YouTube and Facebook are purty, not just because they’re new and shiny, but because they’re more immersive than even the most stunning two-dimensional Instagram images. But how do those video wizards create them, you may ask? Although some of those videos were definitely created using very expensive and sophisticated cameras, it’s absolutely possible to create your…

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