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Derek Walter is a freelance technology writer based in Northern California. He is the author of Learning MIT App Inventor, a hands-on guide to building your own Android apps.

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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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Mikme microphone promises studio quality sound in a tiny package

A portable, wireless mic records to your iPhone or iPad, designed for podcasting, interviews, and music.

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Google Maps now shows real-time transit updates in three U.S. cities, more on the way

The transit options are also rearranged to call out recommended routes based on your location.

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Google's Inbox app is now available for all

After eight months as invitation-only, any Gmail or Google Apps account can now try out the latest rethink of email.

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Adobe killing off Photoshop Touch, teases more powerful capabilities with Project Rigel

If you still want Photoshop Touch, you'll need to download it before it disappears for good on May 28.

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Teach your kids (and yourself!) how to code with these iPad apps

Even elementary-age school children can learn programming principles with these clever games and tools.

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Apple Watch gets dunked and drilled, but comes out strong in durability tests

The watch went for a swim and was attacked by sandpaper, impressing most who put it through the torture tests.

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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.