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8 insider tips to help you become a Pokémon Go master

Grab Pikachu as your first Pokémon, choose your ‘eeveelution,’ and reclaim your phone’s battery life with these Pokémon Go tips.

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Why dating apps want to be more like Snapchat

Coffee Meets Bagel and Zoosk's new Lively app are taking social cues from the popular video messaging app.


New York driver crashes car into tree while playing Pokémon Go

A driver in New York state ran his car off the road and into a tree last night as a result of playing Pokémon Go.

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Amazon Prime Day: We pick the best electronics, PC, and mobile deals

It's year two of Amazon's Prime Day sale—and you'll still need to wade through a lot of fluff to get to the solid deals. We've highlighted the best of the tech bunch.

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Tip: Find Pokémon Go stops and gyms using the official Ingress live web map

If you want to dominate the world of Pokémon Go, it can't hurt to put this map to use in order to find prime hunting locations.

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Gotta catch 'em all: 5 facts that prove Pokémon Go is eating the world

Pokémon Go is less than a week old, but it's already caught the fascination of Android and iOS smartphone owners the world over.

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5 handy mobile Dropbox features you need to try

Scan receipts directly from Dropbox, create and edit Office files, trade comments with collaborators, and more.Dropbox app with a passcode.


Facebook brings end-to-end encryption to Messenger with ‘secret conversations’

Facebook Messenger now has an encrypted messaging tool, but it doesn't come close to covering all your conversations on the messaging platform.

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Snapchat launches Memories so you can save and search for past stories

With this new feature, the popular photo-sharing app hopes to become your default camera roll.

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Pokémon Go is rolling out now for iOS and Android

The game uses your smartphone's camera, sensors, and location-sharing capabilities to put Nintendo's characters in the real world.

3 ways the Xperia X Performance improves upon the Xperia X

A quick comparison of Sony's mid-ranger and high-ender.

Rugged smartphones' dirty little secret

A number of leading phone manufacturers, including Samsung and Motorola, 'ruggedized' some of their flagship products in an attempt to reduce screen shatters. But they overlooked another common area of display damage: scratches.

Galaxy S7 vs. GS7 Active: 4 reasons to go rugged's Al Sacco compares Samsung's popular Galaxy S7 smartphone to the new ruggedized GS7 Active and points out ways the rugged version outperforms its more delicate counterpart.

Hands-on: NFC-enabled ATMs make it easy to withdraw cash with a smartphone

We tried out one of Bank of America's NFC-enabled ATMs to see how quickly we could snag cash using Android Pay.


Hands-on with Bank of America's NFC-enabled ATMs

Now you can grab cash from the bank with just your smartphone.

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54% off Toshiba Canvio Connect II 1TB Portable Hard Drive - Deal Alert

The Toshiba Canvio Connect II is your all-in-one portable storage solution. The 1TB model is currently discounted dramatically from $119 down to just $55.

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YouTube is bringing live broadcasting for all to its mobile apps

Google's video service is jumping into a space that's exploded in popularity thanks to Periscope and Facebook Live.

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New Google prompt vastly simplifies two-factor authentication

The feature will be built into Android with a Play Services update and work on iOS through the Google app.

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Apple will never bring iMessage to Android and you already know why

In a new interview, Apple executives "revealed" their strategy of using software like iMessage to push hardware sales.