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Wearable security: Authentication apps for Apple Watch

Early extensions of iPhone apps for varying forms of authentication find a useful home as Watch apps.

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You Should Play: Grim Fandango Remastered is a creepy, classic adventure game brought back to life

Enjoy this remastered title on the mobile platform for the first time.


Express yourself: But why does it always have to be about Apple?

Because everything is Apple's fault is why.

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Facebook finally adds support for animated GIFs

For years the social network opted not to host animated gifs out of fear that it would make the platform "too chaotic." But as gifs become a more integral part of the web, Facebook has finally caught on.

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Apple's mysterious vans reportedly collecting Maps data for Street View rival

Apple wants to challenge Google on maps accuracy, but is it too late?

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Siri will save you when the Messages bug strikes, Apple says

Apple still needs to release a software update to fix the issue, but this workaround will do the trick in the meantime.


Essential apps and gear for taking your iPhone camping

Even if you're venturing outdoors to disconnect from your digital life, your iPhone can be a handy sidekick, or even a lifesaver.

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Apple needs to fire a big shot in the photo wars

Free, unlimited photo storage is a lot to ask, but Apple needs to do something to compete with Amazon and Google.

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Google Photos and Google Cardboard bring new experiences to the App Store

Unlimited photo storage, yay! Cardboard virtual reality headsets, hmmm.

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Get same-day delivery on Apple Store products via Postmates

The on-demand mobile app nabs exclusive deal with Apple for same-day delivery of Apple Store products in San Francisco. Perfect for when you're in desperate need of a new charger on the spot.

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Apple Pay rewards program may be on the way as Google preps Android Pay

More competition in the mobile payment space means more perks for everyone.

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Shazam's expansion to visual scanning is all about marketing

Shazam will be the next contestant in the attempt to popularize QR-like codes embedded in posters, print ads, and postcards.


A broken record: Marketshare predictions continue to be dumb

The Macalope doesn't know why these firms keep doing this. He really doesn't.