Facebook now has exclusive music
Dec12

Facebook now has exclusive music

Turn the sound on.Image: mashable Facebook is making it easier to find the right soundtrack for your original videos with “Sound Collection.” On Friday, the social network released thousands of exclusive audio tracks and sound effects that can be used for videos uploaded to the network. They’re all free and cleared for sharing only on Facebook and Instagram (read: not YouTube).  SEE ALSO: Facebook’s...

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Spotify is testing a new feature for your Discover Weekly playlist
Dec08

Spotify is testing a new feature for your Discover Weekly playlist

If you love Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist, but wish you could teach it some new tricks — you just might be in luck. SEE ALSO: Want to make music on Spotify? A new acquisition could make it possible. Mashable UK Social Media Producer Jennie Gale noticed Monday morning a new feature in her Discover Weekly playlist — a little heart, and a blocked sign, on the bottom left corner when a song is playing. Image:...

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Print your snaps with Lifeprint’s new bigger augmented reality printer
Dec06

Print your snaps with Lifeprint’s new bigger augmented reality printer

Image: lifeprint What if your photos could move, like they do in Harry Potter? With augmented reality they can.  Lifeprint got a head start wowing people with its augmented reality wizardry printer, but the 2×3 photos it spit out left a lot to be desired. People wanted bigger photos — shots they could really see — and now the company’s launching a larger AR printer that prints out 3×4.5 photos. SEE...

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Smartphones are no longer so boring
Dec05

Smartphones are no longer so boring

Image: vicky leta/mashable For a while there, we had reached peak smartphone. Every phone started to look the same. Phones became boring. Like, really put-you-to-sleep boring. Boring to look at. Boring to hold. And, yes, even boring to review at times.  But that all changed this year. Smartphones started becoming exciting and cool again, thanks to the removal of features like home buttons and the addition of bigger, more...

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The OnePlus 5T is getting a software update that could fix its biggest flaw
Nov28

The OnePlus 5T is getting a software update that could fix its biggest flaw

The OnePlus 5T is easily the best value Android phone money can buy. Virtually everything about the phone is on point: beautiful premium design, big edge-to-edge screen, long battery life, headphone jack, and great price. But the cameras leave something to be desired. I found the cameras to be average at best, and that’s just not acceptable. Fortunately, OnePlus has heard the complaints of its users and is working quickly to...

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