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Two Ways to Instantly Make Your Photos Pop Using Photoshop

Have you ever felt like your photos were missing something? In this quick Photoshop tutorial, learn how to make your photos pop with this simple …

Tutorials

10 years in, the Marvel Cinematic Universe still lacks diversity — and these 4 graphs prove it

Marvel’s <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, out in theaters April 27, promises to be a culmination of every origin story, direct sequel and mash-up that the …

Comics

6 Horrifying Realities About ‘The Marvel Cinematic Universe’

Life is meaningless, death is constant, and there's nothing you can do about it.<p>By<p>Apr 13 2018, 1:22 PM<p>Marvel<p>It’s safe to say that the Marvel …

Marvel Universe

‘Black Panther’ Roars Past ‘Titanic’ To Reach A New Level Of Box Office Success

2018’s undisputed box office champ (at present) is <i>Black Panther</i> and ticket sales continue to climb skyward close to two months removed from the Ryan Coogler blockbuster’s debut. The Marvel offering’s latest feat? Roaring past James Cameron’s Oscar-winning drama <i>Titanic</i> to get into some rarefied U.S. …

Box Office

Can iPhones Get Viruses? How to Detect & Remove Malware & Viruses from Your iPhone

Can iPhones get viruses? It's easy to revel in false security and believe our iPhones can't be infected by viruses; after all, the Apple ecosystem has a great track record for safety and defense against electronic invasion of all kinds. No system is completely invulnerable, however, so it's …

App Store

How to Cancel App Store and Apple Music Subscriptions

Several TV and music services and other apps offer free trials through the App Store that automatically renew to become paid subscriptions after the trial period ends.<p>If you want to prevent an App Store subscription from running beyond the trial period or cancel a subscription you're currently …

Smart TV

First mobile phone call made 45 years ago today

A historic milestone occurred April 3, 1973: the very first call on a mobile phone. It was the phone equivalent of landing on the moon.<p>But that call wasn’t an inspirational message — some equivalent of “a giant leap for mankind.” Nope, Martin Cooper, who headed up Motorola’s team developing the …

Motorola

Major new iOS bug can crash iPhones and disable access to apps and iMessages

Here we go again<p>Apple had a shockingly bad week of software problems just before the end of 2017, and it looks like 2018 isn’t starting so well either. A new bug has been discovered in iOS 11 that lets people send a specific character that will crash an iPhone and block access to the Messages app …

Apps

Apple intern reportedly leaked iPhone source code

And there’s more out there<p>Earlier this week, a portion of iOS source code was posted online to GitHub, and in an interesting twist, a new report from <i>Motherboard</i> reveals that the code was originally leaked by a former Apple intern.<p>According to <i>Motherboard</i>, the intern who stole the code took it and …

Source Code

The most popular movie that came out the year you were born

Every year brings its own set of pop culture obsessions. Looking at the most popular movie from each year can tell you a lot about what people were talking about at the time, and how people's tastes have changed. It's fun to look at the most popular one from when you were born and see what everyone …

Movies

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One awesome …

Hans Zimmer Will Come Out of Retirement To Score X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX

24 actors who played the President of the United States — and how they compare to the real thing

The most interesting people in the world are those who become president. What does it take to get to the top? And what happens when we take them down from their lofty status and find the humans inside them?<p>The best movies and TV shows do just that. But it always helps to look the part. So we put …

Ronald Reagan

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

Graphic Design

Google Publishes Free Typographic Guide To Help You Master Web Fonts

Screenshot via Google Design<p><b>If your goal</b> for 2018 is to have keener design senses, you’ve come to the right place. The start of the year has …

Typography

5 privacy tips for iPhone texting

Keep your texts from prying eyes.<p>I'm not up to anything untoward, I assure you. I just don't want my kids, who are constantly borrowing my phone to play music or Google something, reading my texts as they go by.<p>If you want to restrict the contents of the iOS Messages app to its intended audience …

Text Messaging

Watch 6 James Bonds Battle Each Other in Feature-Length Fan Edit

In a world where cinematic universes exist, we now feel the need to retain strict, unwavering continuity — to the point where a whole movie …

Movies
Jay Leno

7 Celebrity Cameos That Completely Ruined Their Movies (And 8 That Stole The Show)

Cameos in movies come in all shapes and sizes. When done right, a cameo can take audiences by surprise and thrust the plot forward in interesting and …

Construction

42 Details You (Probably) Never Noticed In Action Movies

So. Much. Adrenaline.

Movies

Samsung's The Wall makes massive, 146-inch modular TV a reality

Using a modular display technology Samsung calls MicroLED, The Wall is truly gigantic, and shipping this year. We took it all in at CES 2018.<p>"Micro"LED is kind of a misleading name, because this new TV technology from Samsung can create truly gigantic screens. The name of the TV itself, however, is …

Televisions

11 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Start out by checking or changing these settings.<p>Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here are 11 settings to check or change.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a steady stream of Windows updates. Your new laptop checks for updates automatically, but you can …

Apps

I Tested 10+ Photoshop Alternatives to See How They Stack Up

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill …

The best tech of 2017

More than any year in recent memory, 2017 saw the launch of many (mostly) gimmick-free tech products.<p>Here at Mashable, we’re all for the weird oddity …

Gear & Gadgets

These Eerie Portraits Were Made with Makeup, Not Photoshop

Mimi Choi is an Vancouver-based artist who has attracted half a million followers on Instagram for her optical illusion photos. The portraits she …

Photography

How to Colorize a Photo Using Curves in Photoshop

Adding color to a black and white photo is one of the most fun things you can do in Photoshop. Not only that but it is surprisingly straightforward, …

Protect your iPhone with these essential iOS security tips

Chances are that you haven't purchased the iPhone X yet, but you're probably already running the shiny new iOS 11. And yup, this is a great …

Touch ID

FCC asks Apple to activate the iPhone’s hidden FM radio to aid public safety

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants Apple to turn on the FM radio that’s hidden inside of every iPhone. In a statement today, he asked that Apple “reconsider its position, given the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.” The FM radio, he said, can be used to receive “life-saving …

Telecoms

The 29 best 'Saturday Night Live' sketches of all time

If you're a fan of the show you'll find it nearly impossible to pick just one of your favorite sketches.<p>"Saturday Night Live" has satirized everything from cereal commercials to fairy tales and everything in between — but the show also introduced the world to comedy legends like Amy Poehler, Eddie …

Comedy