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Google Drive's new desktop program launcher plays better with PCs and mobile apps

Now there's another way to launch files stored in Google Drive. Here's what happened when we tried it.

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The Floppening, Part VIII: This time, Apple Watch is really a flop

Finally, someone's willing to say the Apple Watch is a flop. Phew. Finally.

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Linky review: Supercharge your iOS 8 sharing extension

Sharing links to social networks from an iOS device is a lot easier with Linky.

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Twitter on the Mac: Do your job, or get out of the way

Development of Twitter's Mac app has stalled, and maybe Twitter should call someone who cares.

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5 (more) apps Apple should bring to Android

Why stop with Apple Music?

Google's Niantic Labs to become independent company

The developer of Google's mobile game Ingress will go solo as it aims to reach bigger audiences.

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Updates strengthen ties between Microsoft Outlook and other Office iOS apps

Changes give iPhone and iPad users an easier way to share and edit documents through email.

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC could be delayed again as retailers jump ship

The backers of CurrentC want to take the time to “do it right,” but it’s hard to see what else could go wrong at this point.

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Podcast 469: Of ice cream and Apple Pay

This week's podcast is a sprinkling of follow-up and news, like the jimmies Susie can now get on her Apple Pay ice cream from Rite Aid.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Keeping cables nice

This week's roundup includes a couple of accessories that solve the problem of keeping your cables un-bent and un-broken. Read on!

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You can now send Twitter DMs that are way longer than 140 characters

Twitter opens the floodgates: expanding the DM character limit from 140 characters to 10,000.

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Alphabear for iOS rewards big words and big bears alike

This charming word puzzler is designed to become your new daily habit. Embrace it.

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Facebook said to be prepping Twitter-like news app for mobile

Facebook is reportedly creating a news app that delivers breaking news to users from partner news sources.