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Apple tops Samsung in quarterly smartphone sales for the first time since 2011

Samsung faces competition at both the premium and low-end, and that cost the Korean giant.

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Samsung to launch Samsung Pay mobile payments system in challenge to Google, Apple

The Android smartphone maker will launch Samsung Pay in the US in mid 2015

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IFTTT launches three Do apps for a clutter-free experience

Do Notes, Do Camera, and Do Button offer one-tap access to your favorite IFTTT recipes.

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Apple now neck-and-neck with Samsung after monster quarter

As iPhone 6 propelled Apple, Samsung sales dropped because of competition in China.

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iPhone 6 sales boost Apple's smartphone OS market share

The gains came at the expense of Android.

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10 Android Lollipop features Apple should 'borrow' for iOS 9

It's OK to admit it: Each side influences the other at this point. Here's the influence we'd like to see next.

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Hands-on with Places, Waze’s latest feature

Leave tips and photos about different locations to help other Waze users discover new spots.

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Swarm updates leaderboards to rank check-ins by location type

Check-in to more coffee shops than your friends, earn a golden sticker.

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7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

These wiki-tools, thesauruses, and word games make awesome tools for use inside and out of the classroom.

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You Should Play: Hazumino

An endless runner where you make your own path. What's not to like?

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The best apps for taking notes

With so many awesome apps at your disposal, using a pen and paper just doesn't make much sense.

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Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products

Apple will appeal an order from this week that denied the ban

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Apple loses bid for sales ban in Samsung patent case

Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement

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Hands-on with Madden NFL Mobile, freemium football's comeback player of the year

EA's officially licensed sim still needs tweaks, but it's a big improvement over last year's free-to-play disaster.

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The 10 apps every college student needs to have

From finding cheap books to organizing your class notes, these apps are essential for freshman year.

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