5 can’t-miss apps: ‘Mean Girls: The Game,’ Formulas and more

June 13, 2015 Mashable

With Oculus finally unveiling the consumer version of its virtual reality headset and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's sudden resignation, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps Luckily, each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps See also: Twitter can now… ...

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Internet in space is 'worse than what dial-up was like'

June 13, 2015 Mashable

Outer space has its perks — but super-speedy Internet is, so far, not one of them. Connection speeds from the International Space Station are "worse than what dial-up was like," the astronaut Scott Kelly said on Twitter. (His colleague, Reid Wiseman, agrees: "We have a very slow internet conne...

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6 USB-C accessories that'll let your new MacBook actually connect to stuff

June 13, 2015 Mashable

USB-C's tiny and reversible design may be the one port to rule them all, but the world — especially the working world — isn't ready for it yet. Until USB-C is ubiquitous, it's going to be dongle hell for a lot of new MacBook users (the Chromebook Pixel 2 smartly… Please click t...

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Why you should watch the 24-hour Le Mans auto race this weekend

June 13, 2015 Mashable

This might be a bold statement, but I'm going to say it anyways: The greatest auto race is not the Daytona 500, the Monaco Grand Prix or even the Indy 500. It's the 24 Hours of Le Mans and it starts on Saturday. As the name implies, it's a 24-hour… Please click the link below to view full ...

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Facebook News Feed changes again: Now it's all about time spent reading

June 12, 2015 Mashable

Facebook revealed on Friday that it has tweaked the stream of information you get on the service once again — this time to factor in the amount of time you spend looking at a post Previously, how high or low a post showed up in your News Feed — or… Please click the link below t...

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60 years after its historic victory, Ford will return to Le Mans

June 12, 2015 Mashable

In 1966, Ford defeated Ferrari in an epic battle at a 24-hour car race held annually in Le Mans, France. But this year, ahead of 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, Ford announced on Friday it will finally put its wheels back in the race in 2016. Ford held… Please click the link below to vie...

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Net Neutrality rules roll out to keep Internet a one-lane highway

June 12, 2015 Mashable

Despite months of heated debate, a new set of net neutrality rules went into effect Friday, so all web users (you and me) and the big traffic-sucking companies (like Netflix and Hulu) get equal rights on the Internet highway. Have you dozed off yet? Net neutrality can be a dense… Please cl...

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Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge sells for more than $91,000 in China

June 12, 2015 Mashable

A limited edition Iron Man-themed Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge just sold for more than $91,000 Yep, you heard that right. The phone appeared on auction site JD.com, China's second largest online retailer, and received 90,000 bids well above its $1,079 value See also: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: A beauty with&...

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Microsoft axes touch-friendly version of Skype

June 12, 2015 Mashable

With the public release of Windows 10 just over a month away, Microsoft is turning the page on one of Windows 8's biggest apps. It's retiring the touch-optimized version of Skype, and pushing users toward using the desktop version. "It makes sense to use the Skype application optimized for mouse&hel...

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Apple Music's bit rate may be lower than Spotify's, but it shouldn't matter

June 12, 2015 Mashable

At its Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple unveiled a streaming music service it billed as "revolutionary," but the company was mum on the actual format Apple Music would use. Now a new report claims to have discovered the bit rate of the service. Apple Music will stream at 256 kilobits per&hellip...

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