August 2019

10 charging accessories on sale for Labor Day: You know you need these

In some parts of the country, smartphones cost more than a month’s rent or mortgage. And for that ridiculous chunk of change, you’d think you’d get a sturdy charger that lasted the lifespan of your phone. But you’d be wrong.  Instead, we’re left with heaps of broken cables with frayed edges cluttering up our junk drawers. What gives? Fortunately, there are tons of heavy-duty alternatives that’ll juice up your device quicker and will actually last.… Read More »10 charging accessories on sale for Labor Day: You know you need these

This salon-quality straightener is just $85 for Labor Day weekend

TL;DR: Snag the NuMe Megastar hair straightener for $84.99 in the Mashable Shop. It’s typically $169, so you’ll save $84. Contrary to what shampoo commercials tell you, getting sleek, straight, salon-quality hair isn’t as easy as jumping in the shower and slathering on whatever product they’re peddling. It usually involves an elaborate process involving drying your locks a certain way, combing them a certain way, and using a hair straightener until your arms fall off.… Read More »This salon-quality straightener is just $85 for Labor Day weekend

Meet the world’s smallest portable washing machine — and yes, it’s on sale

TL;DR: Snag the essential Sonic Soak Ultrasonic Cleaner from the Mashable Shop for $115.59. It’s typically $250, so you’ll save $134.41. Clean freaks, travelers, and jewelry lovers everywhere: get ready to have your mind blown. Over a century after the washing machine was invented, there’s finally a new way to remove grease, grime, dirt, and stains from your clothes: the Sonic Soak Ultrasonic Cleaner. The Sonic Soak is basically a miniature washing machine that fits… Read More »Meet the world’s smallest portable washing machine — and yes, it’s on sale

China’s Uber to launch fleet of self-driving taxis

Uber’s biggest rival in China is getting into the self-driving game. Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has announced plans to launch a fleet of autonomous taxis. Aiming to become the first large-scale self-driving taxi service in China, Didi plans to roll out its Level 4 self-driving vehicles in the Jiading District of Shanghai. After Shanghai’s government approved permits for testing the AV fleet on Wednesday, Didi Chuxing founder and CEO Cheng Wei announced the service… Read More »China’s Uber to launch fleet of self-driving taxis

Apple MacBooks, iPhones, Bose headphones, Philips TVs, Fire tablets, and more on sale for Aug. 30 in the UK

We’ve been warning you all week, and the time has finally come. It’s the last day of the Amazon “End of Summer Sale”, so you only have until midnight on Aug. 30 to secure the best deals, before they disappear forever. Or, at least until Black Friday. The sale is finishing on a high, with great savings available on a wide range of products and top brands. We have lined up the best deals on… Read More »Apple MacBooks, iPhones, Bose headphones, Philips TVs, Fire tablets, and more on sale for Aug. 30 in the UK