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Stranger Things 2 review: Binge watching can't disguise how bad this is

Stranger Things 2 review: Binge watching can't disguise how bad this is

The afterglow of binge watching Stranger Things 2 is very, very strong — believe us, we know.  Unless you’re a heartless, unfeeling demodog, you’re probably still feeling the warm fuzzies from Steve Harrington and Chief Hopper dadding all over our strange things. But let’s put our feels to the side for a moment, and consider […]

Star Trek TNG jackets to keep you warm and let your Trekkie pride fly

Star Trek TNG jackets to keep you warm and let your Trekkie pride fly

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. When standard Starfleet uniforms aren’t the most comfortable, you can always slip into one of these geeky varsity hoodies to prove your love for Star Trek: The Next Generation. SEE ALSO: Star Trek fans will love this Borg […]

These are the Facebook posts Russia promoted during the 2016 election

These are the Facebook posts Russia promoted during the 2016 election

Congress just gave the world its best look yet at the ads purchased on Facebook by Russia-connected accounts during the contentious 2016 election season. Sen. Richard Burr provided the first images from Wednesday’s hearing, the second in as many days to center on Russia’s use of social media to manipulate the 2016 election. They included […]

A surge protector and power strip with rotating outlets is on sale

A surge protector and power strip with rotating outlets is on sale

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. So many devices, so few outlets. It’s a common problem, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’ve got a power strip, then chances are that your plugs have butted heads before to try and get a little […]

Uber confirms the NYC terror suspect was an Uber driver

Uber confirms the NYC terror suspect was an Uber driver

Uber has confirmed with Mashable that the New York City terror suspect, who killed eight people and injured at least 11 by driving a truck through a bike lane on Tuesday, was an active Uber driver who passed the company’s background check. Uber says it has banned the driver, Sayfullo Saipov, from using the Uber […]

Amazon's new AR View app lets you virtually demo thousands of products

Amazon's new AR View app lets you virtually demo thousands of products

Amazon wants to give you even more reason to buy everything you could possibly want online just in time for the holiday season — so the e-retail behemoth is branching out into another state of reality.   The company just announced a new augmented reality (AR) functionality for the Amazon App that will give shoppers […]

'The Flash' hopes Elongated Man will help the show run for more seasons

'The Flash' hopes Elongated Man will help the show run for more seasons

As the latest episode of The Flash, “Elongated Journey Into Night,” makes clear, there’s about to be a new superhero in Central City, and his name is Ralph Dibny – at least right now. As the episode’s title suggests, soon enough – after a little training from Barry Allen – Ralph will very likely assume […]

Here's how does a word get into the dictionary

Here's how does a word get into the dictionary

We interviewed someone who compiles dictionaries and found out that there may be a lot more than you think when it comes to how a word makes its way into the dictionary. Watch more JARGONOLOGY and subscribe to watercooler Kristen Bell and Dave Grohl mashed up Metallica and ‘Frozen’ and it kind of worked Ice […]

6 women accuse director Brett Ratner of harassment or misconduct

6 women accuse director Brett Ratner of harassment or misconduct

Director and producer Brett Ratner is the latest to be accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women in Hollywood. Olivia Munn, Natasha Henstridge, Jaime Ray Newman, Katharine Towne, Eri Sasaki, and Jorina King all shared stories of Ratner’s inappropriate behavior on or off set in accounts to the Los Angeles Times. Munn was bringing Ratner […]

The scariest retail trend this Halloween is the Christmas creep

The scariest retail trend this Halloween is the Christmas creep

Halloween’s over, and Christmas is right around the corner. At least that’s how the retail gatekeepers of America’s ever-elongating holiday shopping season now see it. Ebay and Walmart are already breaking out the tinsel this week with yuletide promotions. Meanwhile, Target has outdone them both by vowing to keep festivities within a respectable window (*at […]

The real reason you want an iPhone X

The real reason you want an iPhone X

I never planned to get the iPhone. When the original iPhone went on sale on June 29, 2007, I was rocking a Samsung A900 “Blade” flip phone, the company’s actually-pretty-decent copy of the storied Motorola RAZR phone. I was editor of a tech blog for NBCUniversal at the time, and my reporter, Stewart Wolpin, was […]

Razer Phone specs reveal 120Hz screen, huge battery

Razer Phone specs reveal 120Hz screen, huge battery

Razer’s smartphone is looking pretty impressive.  New leaks show that the Razer Phone could be the gaming powerhouse it’s been hyped up to be. SEE ALSO: Razer’s first ever smartphone could be coming next month The leaks were posted on a UK mobile plan reseller’s website, 3G, and has since been deleted, though an archived […]

Fast Pair for Androids will allow Bluetooth devices to pair with a tap

Fast Pair for Androids will allow Bluetooth devices to pair with a tap

The seamless pairing process that Apple’s AirPods can do with iPhones is coming to Android. On Tuesday, Google announced in a blog post that it’s bringing a feature called Fast Pair to Androids, that’ll allow devices to easily discover and pair with compatible devices nearby. SEE ALSO: Google’s Pixel Buds are like Apple’s AirPods but […]