Chad Mannisto

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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin review: A milestone for laptop gaming

There's no question that gaming laptops are more interesting than ever before. Mostly, that's due to NVIDIA's Max-Q GPUs, which allow PC makers to cram a ton of power into slim laptop cases. Last year we saw the 17.9mm-thick, 4.9-pound ASUS Zephyrus, which packed in GTX 1080 Max-Q graphics. Most …

MacBook Pro

Lenovo teases what might be the first true ‘all screen’ phone

Here comes the Z5<p>Lenovo Vice President Chang Cheng is teasing a new phone on China’s Weibo social network that’s nothing but screen framed by an ultra-thin bezel (via <i>CNET</i>). While Apple might claim that the iPhone X is “all screen,” its infamous notch — and the rash of Android imitators that …

Web Development

This bonkers Chinese phone holds as much juice as the average laptop

It’s no secret I’m a little obsessed with obscure Chinese phone brands. As someone largely bored of the iterative nature of Apple and Samsung’s devices, the intriguing and distinct handsets pumped out of Shenzhen’s factories by the truckload have caught my interest.<p>Take, for example, the Blackview …

Phones

How to change your DNS to see if Cloudflare can speed up your internet

A couple days ago, Cloudflare launched its own DNS service at 1.1.1.1, promising that consumers would enjoy greater privacy and potentially faster internet if they switched over from their ISP’s default. Now, those speed differences might not be significant or noticeable enough to the point of …

Information Security

Who Cares About Watering Plants When Ireland Baldwin's in That Swimsuit?

Ireland Baldwin casually reworked a ribbed, olive bodysuit as a one-piece swimsuit on set, but the outcome was not so casual. No, the supermodel's snapshot was hot enough to make us look twice, and then once more. "Could we potentially style our own bodysuit while poolside this Summer?" we wondered.<p>…

Clothing

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Physics

Far Cry: A Look Back At The Franchise's History

While it's not exactly Call of Duty or Battlefield, the Far Cry series has become one of the biggest first-person shooter series in the industry. With its latest entry, Far Cry 5, set to release very soon, we decided to look back at the franchise and how it got to where it is today.<p>In the video …

Action Movies

11 of the Most Relaxing Video Games to Chill Out With

The Galaxy S9 versus the Galaxy S8 — is it worth the upgrade?

It's getting easier to stick with last year's model than upgrade to the latest one.<p>New smartphones these days are getting only incremental updates over their predecessors, and that's the case with the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S9.<p>That's not to say the Galaxy S9 isn't a superb smartphone — it's …

'We've done an abysmal job': Australia is struggling to handle its swelling population

Australia is growing fast. In one year we added nearly 400,000 people to our population. That is like adding a city the size of Canberra.<p>But, of …

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

Social Media

Here’s how much it costs to mine a single bitcoin in your country

So-called bitcoin mining is a hot topic of in the cryptocurrency world.<p>That’s chiefly because of the rising electricity costs associated with …

Bitcoin

Japanese scientists invent floating 'firefly' light

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese engineering researchers say they have created a tiny electronic light the size of a firefly which rides waves of ultrasound, and could eventually figure in applications ranging from moving displays to projection mapping.<p>Named Luciola for its resemblance to the firefly, …

Japan

Blade’s ambitious PC game streaming platform finally launches in the US today

The Shadow service is trying to be the Netflix for games we’ve all been waiting for<p>French startup Blade announced today that its Shadow game streaming service is launching in California, marking the first time the company will be making its product available in the US. Blade has been operating in …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

Eight Samsung Galaxy tricks you can't do on any other phone

Make the most of your smartphone.<p>Samsung likes to add its own flourishes to the Android operating system, which means Galaxy phones boast quite a few unique features that you won't find on standard Android devices—or iPhones for that matter. We've collected eight tips and tricks that should work on …

Apps

Rainbow Six Siege Is Free To Play On PC, PS4, And Xbox One For A Limited Time

As promised, Ubisoft has launched a free weekend event for Rainbow Six Siege on all platforms. Those on PS4, Xbox One, and PC can try out the full version of the excellent game, albeit with a caveat in the case of the PS4 version.<p>Siege's free weekend is active now and available to everyone on PC …

Gaming

This crazy device puts a 7″ touchscreen where your rearview mirror used to be

Ok seriously, the SENDOW Mirror Dual Dash Camera with 7 Inch 1080P IPS Touchscreen has to be one of the coolest things you can put in any car. This …

Why BMW keeps Mini undercover in Brooklyn

Urban-X Accelerator wants to fund future cities<p>Last week I visited Urban-X Demo Day held at A/D/O in Brooklyn, a 23,000 square foot space that houses co-working space and a restaurant, and is low-key funded by BMW’s Mini brand. I say low-key because there’s not a single Mini logo on the site, or …

Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone’s camera you never knew until now

It’s hard to believe but many people, including myself, hardly use a smartphone to make phone calls anymore. By the way, in case you still do and …

SpaceX big new rocket blasts off Cape Canaveral with Tesla car

A rocket blasted off on its first test flight on Tuesday carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.<p>0:19<p>Elderly woman …

The best photos and videos of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch

An event worth watching again and again<p>After years of waiting and months of delays, SpaceX finally launched the Falcon Heavy rocket into the skies of Florida yesterday. The launch was mostly a success, though the rocket’s center core booster was lost.<p>Overnight, SpaceX published some of its own …

Falcon Heavy

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

We pitted digital assistants against each other to find the most useful AI

Alexa vs Siri vs Google Assistant vs Cortana vs Bixby.<p>CES 2018 demonstrated that smart digital assistants are becoming key components of a variety of gadgets. As these AI companions play more of a role in everyday life, every tech company wants an assistant app to call their own. Amazon has Alexa, …

Apps

Here’s Elon Musk’s $500 Boring Company flamethrower

Sure, why not?<p><i>Update January 27th, 8:04 PM ET:</i> <i>The Boring Company is</i> <i>now accepting preorders for the flamethrower</i> <i>mentioned in this post. It only costs $500, not $600 as originally stated, so I guess you could say it’s a... fire sale. Here’s</i> <i>a video of it in action</i><i>. It’s unclear how many the company</i> …

There is nothing sacred about Australia Day

The only cows associated with January 26 are the ones in sausage form. Illustration: Matt Davidson<p><b>Opinion</b><p>Along with the obnoxious ads demanding we …

How To: Set a GIF as the Wallpaper on Your Android's Home or Lock Screen

Recently, iPhone users have been bragging that they can set Live Photos as their lock screen wallpaper. While this is a great way to spice up a …

GIF Animations