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There really shouldn’t be an app for that: 13 apps that don't need to exist

These apps are such horrible fails, we must question whether we—as a species—are responsible enough to use mobile devices.

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Remains of the Day: Way, way up

Google's app marketplace takes a shot across Apple's bow, Tim Cook talks turkey--and iPhones--with China's largest carrier, and a little dose of nostalgia for Siskel and Ebert fans.

Say hello to Hi, a more thoughtful social network

A new invite-only site captures stories and photos from around the world.

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The Macalope: Unrighteous indignation

Tech sites fail imaginary standard!

QR codes are still a thing, even if no one uses them

Quick-response codes could be really cool, if companies would just use them more creatively.

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Google Chromecast: A $35, cross-platform answer to Apple TV and AirPlay

This $35 dongle from Google will connect to your HDTV via HDMI and stream video from the Web to the TV at your instruction.

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Hazard ahead! Apps for quick roadside assistance

Flat tire? Fine. Out of gas? Great. Need a tow? Terrific!

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App vulnerabilities under scrutiny at upcoming security conference

With the Blackhat conference kicking off this coming Saturday, application safety figures to be a major focus. In this video report, we look at a recently announced Android vulnerability.

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Elevate Vines to 6 seconds of high art with a few simple tips

Popular Viners offer pro tips to push the app's limits.

Tech For Life: Apps and gear for enjoying the great outdoors

Just because you're unplugging for a little bit doesn't mean you want to leave all your technology behind. We've got gadgets and apps that can make the great outdoors even better.