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The Week in Mac Apps: Blinks helps you combat eye fatigue from heavy Mac use

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps also brings you a Gmail client for your desktop, a quick refresher on the periodic table of elements, and a little something that keeps an eye out for uninvited guests.

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Pushbullet overhauls its mobile and desktop apps, debuts messenger feature

The update should delight Pushbullet fans who use the service to share files, links, and more between devices.

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Which songs stumped Shakira? Shazam will now show you

An updated version of the app will show artists' searches to users.

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Freemium Field Test: Lara Croft: Relic Run is flashy, fun, and free

It's much simpler than the console games, but the Tomb Raider star does well in this endless runner.

Staying in touch: great ways to save, manage, and recover your iPhone contacts

Never lose touch with your contacts using these handy apps and services.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Android on Your iPhone

This week's roundup includes update to a few Google apps — want the Android experience on iOS? It's nearly possible.

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Apple pulls 'offensive' apps featuring Confederate flags from App Store

The company is reportedly working with developers so their apps comply with App Store restrictions.

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Make your own app with these DIY services

These three make-your-own-app services will help your business go mobile in no time.

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The Week in Mac Apps: From Mars, with love

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a way to brighten up your living space, a program that makes your desktop bloom, and another one that makes sure you will never, ever lose another piece of data again—well, probably.

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Google Play Music adds free, ad-supported radio in effort to lure subscribers

Human-curated playlists, the fruit of Google's acquisition of Songza, are part of the free offering that anyone can try.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Facebook Moments lets you share photos easily

This week's roundup includes several photo-sharing apps, including a new one from an old name: Facebook Moments. Plus: Games, productivity, and more.

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You Should Play: Brickies puts a fresh spin on the brick-breaker

Putting a timer on the classic brick-breaking genre is the shot in the arm it's needed.

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The best launcher apps for iOS

A good launcher app can vastly speed up many of the everyday tasks you do on your iPhone or iPad. But which ones are the best? (Hint: We love Launch Center Pro.)

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Uber driver deemed an employee by California Labor Commission

The company was ordered to reimburse a single driver $4,152, but the decision could completely blow up Uber's business model.