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9 apps to help you up your selfie game

Why do your friends’ selfies look so #flawless? Because they’re using these apps.


Apple Pay rival CurrentC coming in mid-2015

The payments platform operated by major US retailers is testing Bluetooth and barcode technologies.


Freemium Field Test: Fast & Furious: Legacy delivers surprisingly solid cinematic street racing

It's simple in scope, but there's a lot of enjoyable action for fans of the action flick franchise.

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The best cross-platform writing apps for Mac and iOS

The best writing apps know what to leave behind when switching from a 21-inch-screen to a 9.7-inch one, and they do it without trampling over any of our individual writing styles and preferences.

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Here's how to run Android apps on Chrome with Google's new tool

Google's ARC Welder is a developer app for porting Android apps to Chrome and Chrome OS. But there's nothing stopping you from using it to run your favorite Android apps on your Chromebook.

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You Should Play: Solve a mystery in an epic game of whodunit in The Trace

Solve a string of murders in an immersive, 3D environment.

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First look: Office Lens scans documents and whiteboards into editable Office files

Microsoft's new iPhone app can capture paper documents, business cards, and even whiteboard sketches, and turn them into Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files.


Hands-on: Adobe Slate takes another stab at “visual stories”

A new iPad app makes magazine-like stories out of words and pictures. It's so easy, you might wish it wasn't.

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Outlook for Android, iOS updated with smarter address book and calendar tweaks

The People section now functions like a full-blown address book, displaying a unified view of all your phone's contacts.

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The plying game: An inside look at the voracious, insatiable world of App Store reviews

Developers understand the importance of a good App Store rating, but are they really worth all the trouble?

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Health care industry receives first mobile apps from Apple, IBM

The travel and insurance industries receive additional apps, bringing the total offered to 22

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The best iOS services for tackling your taxes

Still need to file your taxes? Let your iPad help. Here's the rundown of TurboTax, H&R Block, and TaxACT's offerings for iOS.