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How tablets are changing the classroom

As part of their education issue, <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> takes a long look at the rise of tablet tech in education, including News Corp's Amplify project. The programs look to improve education by producing more lessons that adapt to an individual student's pace and style of learning, also …

Batman is YouTube's favorite superhero

This might not rank as the greatest achievement in Batman's storied career, but the dark knight of Gotham has earned the distinction of being the most sought-after superhero on YouTube. Raking in three billion views and over 71,000 hours of video watched, Bruce Wayne's alter-ego reigns supreme …

All of LA's 640,000 schoolkids will get iPads by the end of 2014

After signing a $30 million iPad deal with Apple in June, the Los Angeles School Board of Education has revealed the full extent of the program that will provide tablets to all students in the district. CiteWorld reports that the first phase of the program will see pupils receive 31,000 iPads this …

Beyond the Resume: How to Choose the Best Candidates

A traditional resume (or a LinkedIn profile) may be necessary for anyone who’s looking for a job, but in my 10 years as a business owner, I’ve never …

25 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

We know you were really busy getting patriotic tattoos and planning the perfect 4th of July barbecue, so don't worry if you fell behind on your tech …

Job Hunting? 140+ Openings at Viacom, Reebok and More

Unemployed, underemployed or somewhere in between? The Mashable Job Board is here to help.<p>Since 2005, <i>Mashable</i> has been dedicated to providing the …

What is a next-gen game?

This November, the Xbox 360 will be eight years old. The PlayStation 3 will be seven. At the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo, we finally got acquainted with their successors. The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 represent a new generation of consoles, the fabled "next generation," and with them …

Watch Boeing's High-Speed Painting Robots in Action

Boeing is using robots to help speed the production of its 777 commercial aircraft at an assembly plant in Washington state.<p><i>The Seattle Times</i> reports …

LG Won't Make Another Google Phone, VP Says

LG will not make Google's next Nexus device, the Nexus 5, despite previous rumors.<p>In an interview with Dutch website <i>All About Phones</i>, Won Kim, vice …

Receiving A Gold Plated iPad At Hotel Check-In Is Normal, Right?

You know the drill. You pull up to a Super 8 Motel with the vacancy light on, you argue with the attendent about getting a room away from the ice …

YouTube Lets You Create Slow-Motion Videos Now

YouTube has added a feature that lets you make any video into a slow-mo video. Because everything is more awesome in slow-mo, obviously.<p>It's pretty …

How to Chill a Beer With a Slingshot

Slingshots aren't just good for firing toilet brushes and Oreos: with a little thought, you can even use one to cool a beer.<p>Everyone's favorite …

Google Hangouts Easter eggs include shy dinosaurs and stampeding ponies

Google included some fun user-facing features in its new Hangouts messaging product, such as a massive suite of over 800 emoji characters. While the company advertises the emoji icons as a feature, it has unsurprisingly included some hidden Easter eggs, as well. As detailed by Google employee …

Facebook on building for Google Glass: it's another way to 'plug into the world'

The social network offers first details on what it was like to build for Glass<p>Google today launched several new services for Glass — dubbed "Glassware" — including a Facebook app that lets you post photos to your timeline. Facebook's efforts were led by Mobile Product Manager Erick Tseng, a former …

Watch this: the Google I/O 2013 keynote in three and a half minutes

From Hangouts to Maps, Google announced a host of new features across a variety of products during its 2013 I/O keynote. But if you missed watching it live, combing through all three-and-a-half hours of the event may require a bit more effort than you're willing to put in. Luckily, we've picked out …