Square will acquire buy-now, pay-later company Afterpay in $29 billion deal

August 1, 2021 Mashable

Square has agreed to acquire Australian buy-now, pay-later service Afterpay in an all-stock deal worth around $29 billion, making it one of the biggest acquisitions in Australian history. People are already wondering whether Square will pay in four installments of $7.25 billion in shares.The acquisi...

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Organise, highlight, and annotate your digital reading with this handy app

August 1, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to Markup iOS Pro Lite is on sale for £35.81 as of Aug. 2, saving you 74% on list price.Despite how far they’ve come in the last decade, iPhones are not ideal reading tools. And before you start arguing, when was the last time you tried to read a full-lengt...

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This handy diagramming tool is on sale for 71% off

August 1, 2021 Mashable

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to MyDraw Advanced Diagramming Software is on sale for £14.32 as of Aug. 2, saving you 71% on list price.Goal setting can be as easy as writing down your dreams on paper, but if you have various goals for each facet of your life, it's sometimes better to map it a...

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10 best mini-series on HBO Max

August 1, 2021 Mashable

Itching for a binge watch? You crave a story that will sweep you up, characters who will captivate, and a runtime that will wash away more hours than your average movie but not an entire weekend. Then, you want the cozy comforts of a mini-series. Within a few episodes, such televisions shows can unf...

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Ariana Grande is the latest pop superstar to step into 'Fortnite'

August 1, 2021 Mashable

Call it a game, call it a platform, call it a metaverse, call it whatever you want, really. Fortnite is a huge stage for all sorts of shenanigans, and that stage will soon host Ariana Grande.She's kicking off the Rift Tour on Aug. 6, with a full weekend of events planned to ensure that Fortnite fans...

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Lil Nas X celebrates his first YouTube video with 1 million dislikes

August 1, 2021 Mashable

Lil Nas X hit yet another monumental milestone, and though this one's not as, uh, positive as past milestones, he's still celebrating with a tweet.The 22-year-old rapper consistently slays the charts and captures hearts on Twitter, but now he's finally surpassed one million dislikes on a YouTube vid...

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Watch two Olympians agree to share the gold in rare and heartwarming tie

August 1, 2021 Mashable

Many people consider the Olympics to be the ultimate platform for competition, and though that may be true, some of the best Olympic moments happen when athletes work together.On Sunday, for instance, not one but two athletes from competing countries took home an Olympic gold medal after a competiti...

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How to connect Bluetooth headphones to a PC

August 1, 2021 Mashable

As fun as it is to blast your favorite songs (or Netflix shows) from your PC speakers, it's generally a no-no for those of us who live with others. That's where a good pair of Bluetooth headphones comes in. Connecting a pair of Bluetooth headphones to a Windows PC is, thankfully, incredibly easy and...

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Snoop Dogg's hilarious reaction to fancy horse walking at the Olympics is everything

August 1, 2021 Mashable

The Olympic games last more than two weeks, which means even the most dedicated fans are bound to miss something. Thanks to Peacock, however, Olympics FOMO is a thing of the past. The streaming service enlisted two of the funniest commentators in history, Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart, to catch everyone...

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How to reset your iPhone back to factory settings

August 1, 2021 Mashable

So, you want a fresh start. Maybe you're sick of the way your iPhone is set up, or you're sick of being confronted with the realities of the past four years every time you unlock your home screen. Perhaps you just want a change of pace. There are plenty of reasons to want to reset your iPhone &mdash...

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