How to Clear Default Apps on Android

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One of the many things that makes the Android mobile operating system awesome and so popular is the option to choose how to do things, and how open the system is. A prime example is when you’re trying to play a video on Facebook, select an image, or play a song from an email and […]

New Facebook App Arrives with Flipboard-Like News Feed Interface

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Facebook wants to offer a unique experience on mobile, and its traditional News Feed layout just isn’t meeting those standards, apparently. To fix that, the social network has launched Paper, a new Facebook app for iOS that turns your News Feed into a beautiful user interface full of swipe gestures and neat animations that take […]

5 Apps to Super Charge Your Super Bowl 48 Experience

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We want to help NFL fans save a ton of cash so they can enjoy the Super Bowl at home in their basement luxury box instead of paying $686,000 for one at Met Life Stadium. With these useful 5 utility apps that cost less than $5 combined, a fan can set up their HDTV and […]

3 Possible Samsung Galaxy S5 Apps Appear

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A collection of possible Samsung Galaxy S5 apps leaked online this month showing some of the new apps, services and design choices Samsung is likely considering for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The latest leaks point to a new look for Samsung Galaxy S5 apps which are companions to the TouchWiz software that is also reportedly […]

SwiftKey Note for iOS Arrives with Deep Evernote Integration

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To nobody’s surprise (thanks to last week’s leak), SwiftKey Note has made its way to iOS and is ready for downloading by the public. SwiftKey is one of the best keyboard replacements that you can get on Android, and now it has come to iOS, but not as a keyboard replacement (you think Apple would […]

3 Apps That Facebook Needs to Build in 2014

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During its earnings call, social network giant Facebook had revealed that it would begin to create more standalone apps for its services rather than forcing people to use the main Facebook app. Though the strategy is new, it’s something that Facebook had attempted before with success in the past thanks to a standalone Messenger app. […]

How to Watch the GRAMMYs with iPad and iPhone

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The 2014 GRAMMYs are streaming live to the iPhone and iPad with full access to the GRAMMYs and to the red carpet event that starts before the show. Even if you plan to watch the GRAMMYs live on a TV, the GRAMMY Live app for iPad and iPhone is a perfect companion to see the […]

7 More Essential iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks

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The official iOS 7 jailbreak has been available for a while now, and we’ve been taking some time to play around with some jailbreak tweaks (old and new) for iOS 7 and seeing which ones are worth your time. We already discussed six iOS 7 Cydia tweaks that dramatically improve the iOS 7 experience, as well as […]

South Korea Bans Smartphone Bloatware, Will the US Follow?

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Carriers and manufacturers both love to fill our smartphones and tablets full of what many consider bloatware. Applications that come pre-installed out of the box, most of which we’ll never ever use. The worst part about all these “feature-filled apps” is bloatware can’t be removed from your device. A prime example is getting a new […]

SwiftKey iOS App Leaks Out with a “Super-Fast Typing Experience”

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If the iOS keyboard isn’t your cup of tea, SwiftKey looks to be coming to the rescue with a new app for iPhone that takes the popular SwiftKey experience on Android and brings it over to iOS. Mobile insider evleaks posted a leaked promo image of an iOS app called SwiftKey Note, which looks to […]

Get the iOS 7 Parallax Effect on iOS 6 with a Jailbreak Tweak

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A nifty feature in iOS 7 is the parallax effect, which makes the home screen appear in 3D, as the background moves in relation to the position that your phone is in. A lot of folks like it, but as we’ve discovered, a lot of users don’t like it. However, if you’re one of those […]

VLC for iOS Redesigned for iOS 7, Gains Cloud Streaming Support

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VLC just received a big update today for iOS, gaining new features and a new design that matches the flatter and simpler look of iOS 7. The updated app includes new multi-touch playback gestures, including the ability to tap with two fingers to pause a video, as well as swipes to control the brightness of […]

Spotify Reportedly Wanting to Match Music to Your Heart Rate

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If you have a hard time finding the right music to fit the current mood you’re in, Spotify is said to want to fix that. According to The Guardian, the music streaming service is working on a feature that will use sensor’s on the listener’s body or in their smartphone to measure their heart beat and […]

Google Reportedly Working on Remote Desktop App for iOS and Android

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The software market is littered with remote desktop tools that allow users to control a desktop computer or laptop from another computer or mobile device, and many of them are free. However, Google thinks it can create a better option that you’ll actually want to use, and the company is calling the phenomenon of its […]

Starbucks Confirms Storing Unencrypted Passwords in iOS App (Update)

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If you’re a big fan of using the Starbucks app on your iPhone, today’s news might make you change your mind. According to Computerworld, Starbucks confirmed that its iPhone app stored username and password data in plain text and unencrypted. This means that anyone with access to your phone can see your username and password […]

Box Offering 50GB of Free Cloud Storage with iOS App

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The popular cloud storage service Box is bringing back its offer of 50GB of storage for free when new users download and install the updated iOS app that was released today. The Box iOS app updated today with lots of new features and an refreshed design. The app now sports faster photo loading, full text search […]

Apple Settles with FTC Over In-App Purchases with $32.5M in Refunds

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While Apple has already settled a class-action lawsuit last year by refunding in-app purchases accidentally initiated by children, the Federal Trade Commission didn’t seem satisfied just yet. However, according to an email sent out to Apple staff from CEO Tim Cook, the Cupertino company settled with the FTC and will pay an additional $32.5 million […]

Facebook Flipboard Clone Rumored to Launch This Month

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Rumors of a Facebook RSS news reader have been around since last summer, when initial reports flowed in about the social network’s plan to offer a competitor to Flipboard. However, it seems that Facebook is close to launching its Flipboard clone, according to Re/code, which says that it could arrive sometime this month. The new […]