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Microsoft backs Apple Watch with PowerPoint and OneDrive apps

After giving lots of love to Android Wear, Microsoft sets sights on Apple's smartwatch.


HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks

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Freemium Field Test: Final Fantasy: Record Keeper mines nostalgia with fair, albeit flat results

All the big Final Fantasy games rolled into one, minus story, character development, exploration, and more.

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Live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope pose legal risks for users

Apps like Meerkat and Periscope can lead users astray of privacy and copyright laws

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The Hunt's revamped app solves life's big mystery: Where can I buy that?

Every image is a buying opportunity when The Hunt's community tracks down what you're looking for.

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Halo comes to iOS, but it's not the same shooter you know from Xbox

Microsoft brings the smash series to the App Store with a pair of spinoff games—and here's a hands-on look at both.

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First Apple Watch health IT apps bring important messages to the wrist

The apps will handle tasks suited for a small screen, like reviewing text messages.

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Google mobile search results to highlight site names, breadcrumbs over URLs

The adjustment is designed to make navigation a little easier when using a phone or tablet screen.


You should play: Naught Reawakening spins the platforming genre upside-down with this riveting sequel

Fans of platformers who have grown tired of making their character jump, shoot, and run through obstacles may enjoy this game’s feeling of weightlessness and frightening abandon.

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Instagram clarifies rules to ban revenge porn

The site also expressly forbids posts with sexual content involving minors.

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Baseball app GameChanger brings major league scorekeeping to little league games

With real-time game updates from amateur leagues, GameChanger helps players track their progress—and allows parents to follow along when they miss their kid's game.

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iOS 8.4 beta brings a Music app overhaul

New features include customizable playlist images, a mini-player for quickly controlling playback, and a global search function.

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You Should Play: Four Letters gives you seconds to frantically string together short words

Tired of turn-based word games? This slick, speedy freebie is tense and satisfying.