Dolby's Dimension wireless headphones can replace a roomful of speakers

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Dolby’s Dimension solve provide an Atmos experience, but man are they pricey.Image: ZLATA IVLEVA/MASHABLE By Raymond Wong You would think a company like Dolby with its 50 years-plus history …

PayPal bans Proud Boys, Gavin McInnes, and antifa groups

Gavin McInnes and his Proud Boys are getting quite accustomed to online bans at this point.Image: Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis via Getty Images By Matt Binder PayPal isn’t quite done kicking problematic accounts off its platform. The far-right group known as the Proud Boys and its founder, Gavin McInnes, just had their PayPal accounts cancelled today, …

Terrifying video shows people escaping the treacherous California wildfire

By Amanda Luz Henning Santiago A horrifying new video illuminates the dangers of the Camp Fire in Northern California. The video shared on Facebook by Brynn Parott Chatfield documents their drive through the fire as they attempt to evacuate from their hometown of Paradise.  Raging fires can be seen burning through the terrain on both …

Facebook's Portal speaker is now on sale and it definitely won't spy on you

By Karissa Bell Facebook’s smart speaker is on sale. The Portal and Portal+ speaker, which Facebook first revealed last month, are available just in time for the holiday shopping season, the company announced. Facebook is also, again, trying to head off questions about its privacy policies as they relate to the gadgets, and has offered …

JK Rowling sues former assistant for stealing 'Harry Potter' swag

Life advice: Don’t steal from Queen Rowling.Image: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic By Jess Joho Apparently there’s no spell to protect yourself from getting swindled. J.K. Rowling was robbed by one of her former assistants, according to a recent BBC report. The Harry Potter author is now suing Amanda Donaldson for making unauthorized purchases totaling about £24,000 (or …

Finally, an advent calendar full of wine to get you through the holidays

By Amanda Luz Henning Santiago This holiday season, give yourself the gift that keeps on giving: an advent calendar filled with wine. Grocery store chain Aldi released its Festive Collection Wine Advent Calendar on Wednesday, which contains 24 6.37-ounce bottles of wine — more than enough vino to last you right up until Christmas day. …