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Microsoft knows there were issues with Surface devices, but everything should be fine now

Microsoft is on the defense after <i>Consumer Reports</i> withdrew its recommendation for the Surface Pro and Surface Book computers last week, alleging the …

Change Your Password as Soon as You Read This

In all likelihood, your current jumbled password is easy to crack.<p>The official government guidelines for creating an unhackable password were established in 2003 by a man named Bill Burr. In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from strange mixes of capital and lowercase …

Cybersecurity

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

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

Shopping

The Printrbelt lets you print multiple objects on, well, a belt

A month ago I brought you the Blackbelt, a belt-driven 3D printer with an “infinite Z” meaning you can print really long objects or multiple objects in the same print job. Now there’s a new printer on the block, and it looks like it’s blowing the Blackbelt out of the proverbial 3D printing …

3D Printing

Smartphone obsession could be changing the shape of your eyes

Smartphones may be changing the shape of our eyes, claims ophthalmologist Andrew Bastawrous in an intriguing new article for <i>Wired U.K.</i>, marking 10 years since the launch of the iPhone.<p>Bastawrous says that smartphones may be linked to the phenomenon of more people becoming shortsighted than they …

What Can Prevent Alzheimer's? Here's What the Evidence Shows

Few things are really proven to delay memory loss. Here are the best bets.<p>There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday.<p>They include controlling high blood pressure, regular …

Dementia

Netflix launches new 'interactive shows' that let viewers dictate the story

Netflix is putting a new spin on the old Gamebook genre.<p>Today the company announced that it’s launching an all-new interactive format that ultimately turns viewers into legitimate storytellers. In comparison to standard television, these so-called interactive shows put the viewers in charge, …

Michelle Obama just made her WWDC debut, and she dropped some major wisdom

Michelle Obama did Tim Cook a serious solid for WWDC this year.<p>Cook announced on Monday that attendees would be getting a big surprise for day 2 of …

Michelle Obama

This site expertly pairs fonts using machine learning

As any typography nerd will tell you, pairing fonts on a design project isn’t as simple as you might think. Depending on your objective (to create balance or to tension, or to showcase a particular piece of content, for example), there are various approaches you can take. But what if you’re a …

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

Google Maps

Artist Handcrafts Pocket-Sized Paintings Waiting to Be Discovered within Charming Lockets

NYC-based artist Khara Ledonne paints magical, miniature worlds that double as works of wearable art. Ironically, she started out by painting huge murals when she was only 16 years old and living in Washington state. She then transitioned over to sign painting when she moved to New York City in …

Art

10 best design infographics of 2015

It's fair to say that 2015 has been an explosive year for infographics. Thanks to viral posts that explore everything from the risks of drinking diet …

Infographics

13 Best Tools for Creating Infographics

An Infographics is the way to present information in visualizing or graphical form so that it is easy to comprehend if the information is complex and …

Designing Infographics That Last

The web is inundated with new content on an hourly basis. So much so that it can be hard for any content to stand out. Readers have an attention span …

Dissecting How to Choose the Right Chart

Because there can be so many different ways to visualize your data, it helps to have a basic guideline to follow, which can be found in this great …

Apple now performing free repairs for ‘Staingate’ Retina MacBook screens with anti-reflective coating issues

Earlier in the year, a small-but-not-insignificant number of Apple customers complained about screen issues with their new Retina MacBooks and Retina MacBook Pros, specifically cases where the anti-reflective display coating leaves marks and stains on the screen, ranging from small corner blobs to …

Millennial Employment Infographics : workforce statistics

This infographic is on millennial workforce statistics and how this up and coming generation is going to affect the world of work. Created by Fiverr, …

Top Free Tools for Creating Stylish & Effective Infographics

<i>This article has been contributed by Charlie.</i>In today’s digital world, marketers are multiplying their web site visitor numbers by posting inspiring …

Infographics

Post Smart: When Not to Post on Social Media [INFOGRAPHICS]

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: to tweet," writes Shea Bennett at Adweek.<p>Coming up with little tweaks that improve the reach of …

Maps Show How Uneven the Population in America Is By Region

It's no secret that the United States has some empty stretches of land. The Northeast is bustling, while driving through the West can have an almost …

Pop Culture

What happens one hour after drinking a can of coke

Get all the gory details in this infographic!<p>Everyone knows that creatives very rarely work a nine-to-five. Whether you're busy working from home or …

Create Killer Infographics in 9 Steps

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>"If you haven't heard, a recent study … said that we now, as humans, have a shorter attention span than goldfish."<p>That's a humbling assessment that John Meyer, co-founder and CEO at Lemonly, shared in a session called "How to create infographics that are …

Infographics

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

Drawing