Financial Times Wins: Steve Jobs is the Person of the Year

Who is the Person of the Year 2010? TIME named Mark Zuckerberg while the Financial Times gave the honor to Steve Jobs. We were curious and threw the question to our readers (you). After 5 days and 300 votes, the winner clearly emerged. Mark Zuckerberg’s 500 million connections and his accomplishments with Facebook are impressive. […]

Who Will Win in Holiday Mobile Sales? [POLL]

Here at Mashable, we’ve got quite a few mobile devices of all stripes on our various holiday wishlists and shopping lists, too. And now, we want to know what’s on yours. Whether you’re hoping for — or planning to buy…

Google TV: Will You Pay for It? [POLL]

Even more details about Google’s Smart TV service have swept the web as its likely debut approaches. Will it succeed in bringing the web to TVs across the world? We first got word of Google TV in March with rumors that DirectTV and Google were partnering on programming for a set-top box. The picture became […]

Opera Mini Submitted to Apple’s App Store. Your Move, Apple

Opera is playing a somewhat odd game with Apple. Their Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers are great mobile browsers, but the iPhone already has a great mobile browser — Safari. This fact alone wouldn’t be that big of a problem if Apple’s rules weren’t prohibiting other apps to duplicate the functionality of their own […]

Tweets Calling for Obama’s Assassination Prompt Secret Service Investigation

Two Twitter users are learning the hard way that threats against the President of the United States are taken very seriously, even when they’re just a tweet. Following last night’s passage of the healthcare reform bill, @THHEE_JAY and @Solly_Forrel expressed their frustration with the President by publishing tweets reading “ASSASSINATION! America, we survived the Assassinations […]

CDs To Get Cheaper: Will You Buy Them? [POLL]

Universal Music Group will drop the prices on the majority of its new CD releases to between six and 10 dollars. This plan — dubbed the Velocity program — will go into effect in the second quarter of this year. UMG hopes this plan will at least slow the serious decline in CD sales that […]

Gaming Faceoff: Project Natal vs. PlayStation Move

On November 19th, 2006, Nintendo launched its fifth home console to the world. The Nintendo Wii was both ridiculed and praised for its unique controller system — the Wiimote — which detects movements in three dimensions. Three and a half years later, the Wii has dominated the market, shattered sales records, and put its two […]

FRIDAY POLL: Will Desktops Be Irrelevant Soon?

Happy Friday, people! Along with the venerable tradition of Follow Friday, today also marks this week’s edition of the Friday Poll. Last week we wanted to know if location checkin services freak you out in terms of privacy concerns. Reactions were pretty mixed, although many of you felt like services gave you enough control over […]