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Why Samsung removed the headphone jack from the Galaxy Note 10

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Samsung is so over the headphone jack.

After three years of bashing Apple for removing the 3.5 mm headphone jack from the iPhone, Samsung has joined its rival and killed the audio port from its new Galaxy Note 10 phones, too.

Yep, the jack is gone from Samsung’s biggest and most powerful phone of the year, and it’s likely never returning in any future Galaxy Notes.

But why is Samsung eliminating the analog audio port after holding out for so long? 

4 deals on reusable straws so you can save the planet while you sip

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In case you missed it, plastic straws are getting the boot from restaurants across the country. Even Starbucks is swapping plastic straws for adult sippy cup lids in favor of saving the ocean. 

Other restaurants, bars, and coffee shops have turned to paper straws, more commonly referred to as paper monstrosities that fall apart after a few sips.

We get it: plastic trash is out of control and this is a small way to make an impact. But there’s definitely a better alternative than paper…

Ultimate Ears Blast wireless speaker is waterproof and $110 off

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TL;DR: The waterproof Ultimate Ears Blast wireless speaker is on sale for $69.99 saving you $110.


This summer is bringing the heat with music, y’all. With new music from Lil Nas X and the Jonas Brothers and new albums from Tame Impala and Chance the Rapper rumored to drop in the next few months, you’re gonna need a Bluetooth speaker that can keep up.

Take your tunes wherever you go with the Ultimate Ears Blast portable Bluetooth speaker. It’s Alexa-enabled, waterproof, and on sale for…

Facebook limits the spread of quack cancer treatments but leaves wellness alone

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Medically unverified health claims, such as the life-saving abilities of turmeric, alkaline water, or a nightshade-free diet, flourish on Facebook and YouTube. That’s a problem, especially when it leads people to spurn medical treatment in favor of the alternative remedies touted on social media — to the detriment of their health, and often their finances.

Facebook announced Tuesday that it had begun combatting the spread of “sensational health claims” on the platform in June. Apparently,…

Facebook limits the spread of quack cancer treatments but leaves wellness alone

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Medically unverified health claims, such as the life-saving abilities of turmeric, alkaline water, or a nightshade-free diet, flourish on Facebook and YouTube. That’s a problem, especially when it leads people to spurn medical treatment in favor of the alternative remedies touted on social media — to the detriment of their health, and often their finances.

Facebook announced Tuesday that it had begun combatting the spread of “sensational health claims” on the platform in June. Apparently,…

Facebook limits the spread of quack cancer treatments but leaves wellness alone

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Medically unverified health claims, such as the life-saving abilities of turmeric, alkaline water, or a nightshade-free diet, flourish on Facebook and YouTube. That’s a problem, especially when it leads people to spurn medical treatment in favor of the alternative remedies touted on social media — to the detriment of their health, and often their finances.

Facebook announced Tuesday that it had begun combatting the spread of “sensational health claims” on the platform in June. Apparently,…

Facebook limits the spread of quack cancer treatments but leaves wellness alone

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Medically unverified health claims, such as the life-saving abilities of turmeric, alkaline water, or a nightshade-free diet, flourish on Facebook and YouTube. That’s a problem, especially when it leads people to spurn medical treatment in favor of the alternative remedies touted on social media — to the detriment of their health, and often their finances.

Facebook announced Tuesday that it had begun combatting the spread of “sensational health claims” on the platform in June. Apparently,…

Fire HD 8 Tablets are $20 off on Amazon

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TL;DR: The vibrant Fire HD 8 Tablet is the perfect hub for your favorite forms of entertainment — and you can save $20 and get one for just $59.99.


Sure, you may hear people say that the only tablet you should ever even think about buying is Apple’s iPad — but we beg to differ. While the iPad is a great device that’s packed with tons of features that you can’t get in many other places, they can still get pretty expensive. But, if you’re in the market for a tablet and can’t…

Gavin Grimm won’t give up on ensuring trans kids are safe at school

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Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the LGBTQ community who are making history right now.


Gavin Grimm was a 15-year-old high school sophomore when the Gloucester County School Board adopted a new policy, in 2014, preventing him from using the bathroom that corresponded with his gender identity. 

Until that moment, Grimm, who is transgender, had used the boys’ bathroom at Gloucester High School without incident for several weeks. But…

Jay-Z reopens iconic Webster Hall with guests and a powerful Nipsey Hussle shout-out

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New York’s legendary Webster Hall music venue returned with a bang Friday night.

After being closed since August 2017 for renovations, rapper and business mogul Jay-Z reopened the 2,500-person venue to a sold-out crowd.

He also didn’t do it alone. Jay-Z surprised fans with a couple of special guests that no doubt turned things up to 11.

Jay-Z’s “B-Sides 2″ show reportedly included alternative versions his classic…