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Watch ABC App Adds Support For AirPlay and Chromecast



Just in time for the fall TV season, ABC has updated its Watch ABC app to support casting via Chromecast and AirPlay to Apple TV.

The new update is available for both iOS and Android.

Launched in 2013, Watch ABC is the network’s TV Everywhere platform that allows users to watch live and on-demand ABC content from the web, smartphones, tablets and devices such as Apple TV.

Although live…

Dear ESPN, Michael Sam’s Teammates Are Over Your Over-Coverage



Have you heard St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam is the National Football League‘s first openly gay player? It was a huge story — back in May

Some people have since grown tired of what they feel is ESPN’s unrelenting over-coverage of Sam’s every move — antipathy that reached its zenith on Tuesday morning when the network aired a report that focused in part on whether or not Sam has been showering with his new teammates. One of those teammates took to Twitter shortly after to blast the…

You Can Use Your Device During Takeoff on 2 Australian Airlines



SYDNEY — Two Australian airlines will finally allow passengers to use their electronic devices during takeoff and landing. No more interrupted television shows, and a lot more inappropriately loud phone calls.

From Tuesday, passengers on Qantas and Virgin Australia flights will be allowed to play on their phone to their heart’s content, after the Civil Aviation Safety Authority approved the use of all electronic devices in flight mode on both airlines. You can also stay on your phone’s…

Hackers Reportedly Exploited Heartbleed Bug to Steal 4.5 Million Patient Records



The hackers who stole 4.5 million patient records from an American hospital network might have exploited the infamous Heartbleed bug to carry out the hack — the first time the bug has been reported to be at the center of a high-profile breach.

The attackers, who are suspected to be Chinese hackers, took advantage of a device that had not been patched to fix the Heartbleed bug to steal user credentials. They later used the login information to get into the network of Community Health Systems…

Closely Is Another Way To Keep Tabs On Where Your Close Buddies Are At


10 Rising Social Networks You Should Explore



Had enough of Facebook and Twitter? It may be time to switch up your go-to social network

With the daily explosion of startups, there are plenty of new social media tools popping up. These newer platforms could be working on the next big thing, so you’ll want to keep an eye out.

Here’s a look at 10 up-and-coming social networks you should know.

Editor’s note: Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore’s personal investment in Shots and Secrets in…

‘Teen Wolf’ Renewed for Season 5



More Teen Wolf is headed your way

MTV has renewed the supernatural drama for a 20-episode Season 5, set to air next year. The announcement was made at the show’s panel during San Diego Comic-Con Thursday

Season 4 was the first year the teen drama starring Tyler Posey was given a swelled episode order of 24, but for the current Season 5, that number had been reduced back to 12

The show’s panel marked the fifth year that Teen Wolf held a panel at the…

Snoopy’s Latest Playground Is ‘We Heart It’



Snoopy is branching out on social media and taking his sister, Belle, with him. The iconic Peanuts character is joining an expanding list of brands on the small but growing social network We Heart It.

We Heart It, which reports 30 million members and recently added ads, is something of the social media lovechild between Instagram and Pinterest. It has the artsy images of the former and the grid-style pinup board of the latter. It differs from most networks, where hateful comments seem to…

Start a Prank War in Cartoon Network’s Latest iOS Game



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