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UK's largest warship hits the seas with massive security worry: Windows XP

The largest the aircraft carrier ever built by the UK’s Royal Navy, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, may be hitting the seas with ancient software: Windows XP. SEE ALSO: Step inside the secretive class that turns people into hackers At least that’s the claim from the Guardian and the Times of ...

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Uber now allows you to order cars for your elderly parents and drunk friends

The days of playing phone tag with Uber drivers and drunk friends are over. Uber has finally added a feature that allows you to order a ride for someone else, the company announced on Tuesday. But critically, this new features puts the Uber you ordered in contact with the person ...

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Snapchat maps can figure out what you're doing and it's either cool or creepy

Snap Maps don’t just tell your friends where you are; they also disclose a few of your activities. And it’s freaking people out big time.  SEE ALSO: ‘Snap Maps’ are prime territory for FOMO and lurking Anyone who’s found themselves lurking on Snap Maps since it launched last week might ...

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Now you can watch a slick SpaceX rocket landing in augmented reality

SpaceX keeps landing its rockets back on Earth after launching to space. But if you can’t make it to Florida for a Falcon 9 landing yourself, now you can check it out in augmented reality.  A new 20-second video shows off what it would be like to watch a miniature ...

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This app lets you upgrade the audio quality on your Mac for less than $10

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. We don’t all have wads of cash to spend on fancy audio equipment. But luckily, technology has come through with some alternatives for upgrading what you have.  Boom 3D for Mac is a ...

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Token is like the One Ring to rule them all, but it pays for stuff and protects your identity

Look out, Frodo — we might have a new “One Ring to rule them all.” Token, a new smart ring, promises to give its wearers a chance to make mobile payments, unlock doors, and ditch their passwords — all while protecting their identity with an extra level of security.   ...

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Nokia 6 is coming to the U.S., and Amazon Prime members get a big discount

U.S. folks, you can now buy a brand new Nokia. And Amazon Prime members can get it on the cheap.  Launching exclusively with Amazon for the time being, the company’s most powerful Android smartphone, Nokia 6, is available for pre-order starting Tuesday.  SEE ALSO: The Nokia 3310 is no match ...

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Watch this brave inventor man his homemade flying chair for the first time

According to Swedish engineer and YouTuber, Axel Borg, it’s every inventor’s obligation to build or design a flying machine.  After months of planning and spending about $7,000 on readily available parts and materials, Borg fulfilled his lifelong dream of flying his own multicopter. Read more…More about Youtube, Sweden, Inventions, Engineering, ...

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Guy remade the upcoming 'Star Wars' trailer using only an 1984 Apple computer

If Star Wars: The Last Jedi were a retro video game, we imagine it’d look a lot like this. Indonesian illustrator Wahyu Ichwandardi made it his mission to remake the upcoming Star Wars trailer using only an Apple llc from 1984. SEE ALSO: Major ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ spoiler ...

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Foursquare is now working behind-the-scenes with Asia's biggest social networks

You may be seeing Foursquare less and less as a consumer, but behind the scenes, the company is set to touch more aspects of your life than you’ll realise. This is especially the case in Asia, where Foursquare just announced a seriously impressive roster of partnerships with some of the ...

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