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…
Best 4K TV sales to shop on Memorial Day weekend: LG, Samsung and more

Best 4K TV sales to shop on Memorial Day weekend: LG, Samsung and more

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. LG OLED TVs are some of the best around — and you can save big on a few models.Image: lgBy Dylan HaasMashable Deals2019-05-24 18:30:33 UTC Hopefully you didn’t cancel your HBO subscription now that Game of Thrones has…
The Boring Company wins contract to build Las Vegas tunnel

The Boring Company wins contract to build Las Vegas tunnel

At CES 2021, we might be moving around in underground Teslas.Image: The Boring CompanyBy Stan Schroeder2019-05-23 08:34:13 UTC Elon Musk's Boring Company has been selected to build an underground "people mover" tunnel for the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).  The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors recommended that the contract be…
Marie Kondo’s upcoming children’s book wants to spark joy in kids

Marie Kondo’s upcoming children’s book wants to spark joy in kids

If anyone needs to learn about tidying up, it's kids.Image: Denise Crew/NetflixBy Kellen Beck2019-05-26 19:07:20 UTC Tidying master Marie Kondo is working on a children's book about friendship, tidying up, and, of course, embracing joy. The picture book, titled Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship, is a collaboration between Kondo and author/illustrator Salina…
How to keep your phone safe at the beach this summer

How to keep your phone safe at the beach this summer

Let's be real. You're going to take your phone to the beach. How could you not? So let's make sure it doesn't meet its untimely end there. There are three main issues to consider when beach-proofing your device: sun, sand, and moisture. You don't want your phone to overheat, you don't want it to get…
Kit Harington finding out about *that* moment in ‘Game of Thrones’ is destroying fans

Kit Harington finding out about *that* moment in ‘Game of Thrones’ is destroying fans

Warning: The following post contains spoilers for the finale of Game of Thrones. You must know this by now. No one was more emotional about the fate of Daenerys Targaryen than Kit Harington. As seen in HBO's behind-the-scenes Game of Thrones documentary, The Last Watch, which aired Sunday, the star who played Jon Snow/Aegon Targaryen…
‘Killing Eve’ and the TV tightrope of escalating conflict

‘Killing Eve’ and the TV tightrope of escalating conflict

Warning: The following post contains spoilers for Killing Eve's Season 2 finale. If Eve Polastri's work-life balance was complicated before, she's really in the shit now. After a season of increasingly tangled alliances, allegiances, and sexual chemistry (Hugo!), the latest episode of Killing Eve ended with a classic where-will-they-go-from-here moment. It's the job of a…
Viral ‘Egg Boy’ announces he’s donated his GoFundMe money to charity

Viral ‘Egg Boy’ announces he’s donated his GoFundMe money to charity

Once again, Australia's "Egg Boy" has proven to be not the hero we deserve, but the one we need. Will Connolly, you may recall, is the teenager who became an instant star after smashing an egg over the head of a racist, xenophobic Australian politician following the massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand. And now he's…
‘PUBG’ players arrested in India for playing game on their phones

‘PUBG’ players arrested in India for playing game on their phones

In several cities in India, gamers have been arrested simply for playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (aka PUBG) on their phones. An astonishing BuzzFeed News report published Monday night took a deep dive into the extreme popularity of Battlegrounds in India, as well as government efforts to contain it. At the center of the story are four…
Facebook’s engagement is sinking with no end in sight

Facebook’s engagement is sinking with no end in sight

It's not just you: We really are spending less time on Facebook.Image: carl court / Getty ImagesBy Karissa Bell2019-05-28 10:00:00 UTC If you've found yourself spending less time on Facebook over the last year, you're not alone. As the beleaguered company has battled scandal and tried to emphasize "meaningful" interactions over fake news and clickbait,…

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