Trump and Biden court older women demographic with Facebook ads

Trump and Biden court older women demographic with Facebook ads

Both these dudes really hoping women aren't sick of old white men, yet.Image: Mashable composite; Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images, NBC NewsWire/Getty ImagesBy Rachel Kraus2019-05-28 21:52:08 UTC Who do the ladies love the most? Trump and Biden are hoping it's them. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has been pouring money into Facebook ads, particularly those targeting older women,…
Amazon challenges Google with smaller, cheaper Echo Show

Amazon challenges Google with smaller, cheaper Echo Show

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Amazon's new Echo Show 5 is much smaller and cheaper than previous versions of the speaker.Image: amazonBy Karissa Bell2019-05-29 13:00:00 UTC Amazon just ratcheted up the pressure on Google…
DC’s ‘Doom Patrol’ is the rare superhero show that understands trauma

DC’s ‘Doom Patrol’ is the rare superhero show that understands trauma

Superhero stories have taught us that surviving the worst circumstances can be powerfully transformative, like Tony Stark building the first Iron Man suit or Bruce Wayne becoming Batman. But the reality is not so glorious. There's nothing noble about living with trauma. Usually, it's messy and painful and littered with regressions and false steps. Doom…
AOC opens up about death threats after baseball team shows offensive video of her

AOC opens up about death threats after baseball team shows offensive video of her

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has no patience for videos that call her an enemy of the people.Image: Lars Niki / Getty Images for The Athena Film FestivalBy Marcus Gilmer2019-05-29 14:51:29 UTC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez opened up about death threats on Twitter following a troubling video from a minor league baseball team.  The freshman congresswoman took to Twitter to…
Uber will now kick off riders with low ratings

Uber will now kick off riders with low ratings

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Your rider rating means a lot more now.Image: UberBy Sasha Lekach2019-05-29 14:00:00 UTC Uber drivers with low ratings can get deactivated from the Uber platform. Now, passengers who consistently…
The new iPod touch is brilliant

The new iPod touch is brilliant

On Tuesday, Apple launched a new version of the iPod touch, the first refresh of the device in four years.  At first, one might scoff at the device's modest features and lack of progress. It looks the same, it has the same screen size, and the same cameras. It doesn't even have Face ID or…
Metal Mario makes his Hot Wheels debut this summer

Metal Mario makes his Hot Wheels debut this summer

Look at him go!Image: jeff o. / audra bennett / hasbro / mashable composite / bob al-greeneBy Kellen Beck2019-05-29 13:00:00 UTC Mashable Debuts exclusively premieres music, videos, artwork, trailers and more. You saw it here first! Metal Mario has a need for speed and he finally has an outlet for it now that he's going…
‘X-Men’ finally gives its most powerful characters, women, a chance to fix past mistakes

‘X-Men’ finally gives its most powerful characters, women, a chance to fix past mistakes

"We are always saving the men around here," Jennifer Lawrence tells James McAvoy in one of the most memorable scenes in X-Men: Dark Phoenix. "Might wanna think about changing the name to X-Women." It seems that Simon Kinberg, who wrote, produced, and directed what is in fact the first X-Men movie led by women, has…
Here’s what it’s like to use an iPhone to pay for a NYC subway ride

Here’s what it’s like to use an iPhone to pay for a NYC subway...

It was over in a split second. With a tap of her iPhone XS to the new OMNY contactless payment terminals installed on the turnstiles at the Grand Central Terminal-42nd Street station, an Apple executive showed me how fast and easy it is to use Apple Pay to purchase a subway ride.  Then she did…
Young people try to read an analogue clock and fail pretty spectacularly

Young people try to read an analogue clock and fail pretty spectacularly

Learning to tell the time is hard. But once you've got the hang of it, you're set for life.  Well, unless you're one of these unfortunate young people who appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to put their time-telling skills to the test.  On this edition of "Can you do it," people were asked to read…

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