Best gifts for your dad: Gift ideas for dear ol' dad that go way beyond the played out tie

Mashable reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. 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. By Mashable Deals 2018-11-05 23:56:43 UTC Have you ever tried to buy a gift for the man in your life only to discover that all the internet can

PSA: The creator of 'The Handmaid's Tale' wants you to vote in the midterm elections

“I cannot overstate how important it is to vote tomorrow” – Bruce MillerImage: George Kraychyk/Hulu By Alexis Nedd2018-11-05 23:01:07 UTC On Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, the former United States of America was violently transformed into the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian state in which only the worst people have a say in the political process. Taking power from the many and giving it to the few resulted in…pretty much everything

How to turn on Hulu's Night Mode

Hulu’s website now has a night mode.Image: screenshot by jake krol/mashable By Jake Krol2018-11-05 14:57:45 -0800 Whether you call it night mode or dark mode, it’s a trend that plenty of websites and apps have embraced.  Hulu is joining the party by rolling out Night Mode to all web users. It swaps the traditionally brighter colors of an interface for darker tones, like grey or black. For classic software users

What 'Bohemian Rhapsody' gets wrong about Queen

Queen on tour — and not on the edge of splitting up — in 1984, the year before Live Aid.Image: Express Newspapers/Getty Images By Chris Taylor2018-11-05 22:39:12 UTC Bohemian Rhapsody now rules the roost as the top movie in America, as every true Queen fan could have told you it would. (Spoilers ahead for those who haven’t seen it.) And while that’s great for the band’s legacy — proof once

Creepy anglerfish jack-o'-lantern takes pumpkin carving to a whole new level

By Morgan Sung2018-10-30 00:53:02 UTC Are you ready to get spooked?  A Redditor’s daughter wanted a carved pumpkin shaped like her favorite animal, so u/Zmannum2 created this incredible anglerfish.  The anglerfish doesn’t look like much in the daylight, but when the lights are off, its teeth and eyes eerily glow in the dark.  It’s mildly terrifying, but mostly super cool. Trick or treaters will have a blast running into this

A weird, but hilarious Pixel 3 XL bug is giving them a second notch

More notch, please.Image: raymond wong/mashable By Johnny Lieu2018-10-30 00:35:35 UTC Now this is one strange bug. Some Pixel 3 XL phones are getting an second notch on the side of the phone’s screen. Of course, it’s a software notch, rather than the built-in hardware notch, which contains the front-facing camera and sensors. A number of users posted the bug on social media, and there’s a Reddit thread of people who’ve

Here's when you can finally make group FaceTime calls

The iOS 12.1 update will drop alongside Apple’s new iPads.Image: lili sams/mashable By Karissa Bell2018-10-29 22:58:57 UTC Apple’s first big iOS 12 update is imminent.  The company just confirmed that the update, which will add long-awaited group calling features to FaceTime, will roll out Tuesday, Oct. 30, the same day as its fall hardware event. Group calling for FaceTime was first previewed over the summer during Apple’s World Wide Developer

Here's how to watch Apple unveil new iPads on Oct. 30

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. Apple opted for a variety of colorful logos for this year’s event.Image: Apple By Jake Krol2018-10-29 22:04:33 UTC Apple isn’t done with new products for 2018 just yet. For the first time, the Cupertino-based behemoth is unveiling its latest and greatest in Brooklyn on

Police trial of Amazon facial recognition tech doesn't seem to be going very well

Shankar Narayan, legislative director of the ACLU of Washington, left, delivers petitions to Amazon asking the company to stop selling Rekognition to the government.Image: Elaine Thompson/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Matt Binder2018-10-29 21:55:15 UTC Amazon’s facial recognition technology, Rekognition, continues to cause controversy. In documents recently obtained by BuzzFeed News, we now have a behind-the-scenes look at how Orlando police have been using the technology. After the city let the original pilot program

Get ready for an explosion of Alexa-powered headphones

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. Image: ullstein bild/Getty Images By Pete Pachal2018-10-23 01:00:00 UTC Get ready for the Alexa headphone explosion. Up till now, there haven’t been too many headphones that integrate Amazon Alexa. There are certainly some you can buy — from high-end noise-canceling cans that fit over