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Why ‘I’m too busy’ isn’t an acceptable excuse

Mashable’s new series takes unpopular opinions and backs them up with…reasons. We all have our ways, but we may just convince you to change yours. And if not, chill. The dreaded reminder pops up on my phone: A friend (more of an acquaintance, really, I rationalize) is having a birthday party later tonight. “Urgh I’ve […]

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Android users might finally get an AirDrop-like feature

While it’s taken a very long time, Google might finally release its own version of Apple’s Airdrop soon. Called Nearby Sharing, the feature will allow users to quickly send and receive content between devices with the tap of a “Share” button, XDA Developers reports. Reports have been surfacing for a while now, but in a […]

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Everything coming to HBO Now in February 2020

Let’s get streaming. Image: warner bros. / sony pictures / hbo / 20th century fox Editors independently select all products and services featured here. If you buy something through our links, we may receive a commission. By Alison Foreman2020-01-25 11:00:00 UTC Stacking your queue for next month? Here’s what’s coming on HBO Now.  This February, […]

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In the internet era, public libraries more vital than ever

Back in 2018, Forbes sent Twitter into fury with a now-retracted column. Its big idea: Amazon should replace libraries because it has “provided something better.” The Kindles, Netflixes and Starbucks of the world have rendered libraries obsolete, the author suggested; monetizing libraries would not only save taxpayer money but also bolster Amazon’s stockholder value.  Librarians […]