Quickoffice Goes Free with 10GB of Google Drive Storage

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Google announced today that it’s making its Quickoffice mobile suite available for free to iOS and Android users, and if you sign into your Google Account in the app by September 26, Google will give you an extra 10GB of Google Drive storage for free that will be good for two years. It’s not Christmas yet, […]

How to Close Out Apps in iOS 7

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Apple launched iOS 7 yesterday, and tons of users have already downloaded and installed the update only to discover a completely new user interface. It’s the first time that Apple has radically changed the look of iOS ever since it first debuted back in 2007. Of course, though, a lot of mechanics are still the […]

Google Wallet iPhone App Released

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After rolling out Google Wallet to nearly all Android devices a couple days ago, Google has launched an iPhone version to go along with the mass rollout. Since the iPhone doesn’t have NFC, you won’t be able to pay payments in stores, but you’ll be able to send money to other people by just knowing […]

With iOS 7, Your 4G LTE Plan Just Got a Little More Useful

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Apple has raised the download cap for content downloaded over mobile broadband networks from 50 MB to 100 MB now with the new iOS 7 operating system that was released yesterday for consumer downloads. Though TV shows and movies still won’t stream over your favorite carrier’s 4G LTE network in the U.S., some larger app […]

Google Chrome for iOS 7 Brings Massive Improvements

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Google has updated its Chrome browser to bring a laundry list of improvements as Apple is rolling out its iOS 7 software update for the iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad. The new app not only brings a visual design that’s more consistent with Apple’s iOS 7 design, but adds some new features as well, including […]

How to Stop iOS 7 Apps from Refreshing in the Background

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If you updated to iOS 7 and are experiencing decreased battery life, it might be because iOS 7 automatically refreshes apps that are running in the background. At first, you may think that when you exit an app to go back to the home screen, that app will pause itself until you return to it. […]

How to Enable Automatic App Updates in iOS 7

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A new feature in iOS 7 allows you to enable automatic app update downloads, meaning that you don’t have to go into the App Store app and manually download any updates you get, which can be an everyday occurrence depending on how many apps you have. By default, automatic app updates are disabled, so you’ll […]

BBM for Android and iOS Arrival Rumored for This Weekend (Updated)

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BlackBerry’s own messaging app, BlackBerry Messenger, has been announced for iOS and Android in the past, but it’s rumored to hit the new platforms this weekend. According to CrackBerry, they have received several reports that BBM for Android will go live on Friday, while the iOS version will hit reportedly hit iTunes the next day […]

iOS 7 Apps Incoming Ahead of Official Launch

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iOS 7 is just a couple hours away from launching, where it’s expected to arrive around 1 PM Eastern time. However, app developers are already working hard pushing out updates to their apps before the new iOS version officially arrives. As we mentioned yesterday, apps that don’t fully support iOS 7 yet still use the […]

Google Wallet Rolling Out to Nearly All Android Devices This Week

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Google Wallet has been available for a while now, but it’s only been compatible with only a handful of Android devices, leaving everyone else out of the fun. However, Google is sending out an update later this week to the Google Play store that will make the Google Wallet app compatible for all Android phones […]

Apple Now Allowing Older App Downloads for Legacy iOS Versions

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Apple is now allowing users with older iOS builds to download older versions of apps. Many apps are updated to only support the latest iOS version, which means users running older iOS builds weren’t able to download the app at all. However, Apple is now allowing these users to download the “last compatible version” of […]

Google Acquires Wireless Data-Sharing App Bump

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Bump, the popular wireless file-sharing app for smartphones, has been acquired by Google. The startup company announced the buyout on their blog, saying that it “couldn’t be more thrilled to join Google.” Both Bump and Flock will continue to work as usual, according to the company, but it seems they may undergo some changes at […]

Apple Cards App Quietly Discontinued and Replaced with iPhoto

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Apple has decided to quietly shut down its Cards app on the day of its dual iPhone event yesterday. The company’s support page for Cards says that “as of September 10, 2013, the Cards iOS app service is no longer available.” Cards that were ordered before 1 PM Pacific time on September 10, 2013 will be […]

iWork, iMovie Now Free on New iPhone, iOS Devices

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Apple highlighted the productivity aspect of its iPhone event today with new announcements surrounding iWork for iOS. iWork consists of Keynote, a presentation app, Pages, a document-creation and editing app, and Numbers, a spreadsheet app. In addition to these iWork apps, there’s also iMovie for creating and editing full HD movies, as well as iPhoto […]

PayPal Beacon Unveiled for Completely Hands-Free Payments

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As if NFC payments just weren’t convenient enough, PayPal has announced Beacon, a completely hands-free payment method that uses Bluetooth to transmit data and payment information. Stores will be able to set it up at their cash registers and customers will be able to buy something without even pulling their phone out of their pocket. […]

Kindle App Update is a Must Have Ahead of iOS 7 Release

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Amazon pushed an iOS 7 app update out this week that users should make sure to install before the iOS 7 release unless they want to re-download all of their books. This isn’t the first iOS 7 app update to arrive, and it won’t be the last one we see over the next week and […]

Will Instagram Be Rolling Out Ads Within the Next Year?

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After announcing that it had hit 150 million users, Instagram also announced plans to bring advertisements to the mobile photography app at some point within the next year. The service is currently in the process of getting a handful of advertisers to climb on board and deliver ads to Instagram in the near future. Of […]

Opera Coast iPad Browser Goes Full-Screen With Gesture Controls

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Opera thinks they have nailed down the perfect web browser for the iPad, and it relies mostly on gestures and using websites as “apps” in order to make the web browsing experience a little bit more bearable on a tablet. The company has released its Coast browser, and it’s only available on the iPad and […]

Twitter Android Tablet UI Leaks, APK Available Now

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It seems Twitter is getting ready for an Android tablet update that will finally see the app get a tablet-optimized user interface that takes advantage of a two-pane setup. The new UI was spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 at IFA 2013 last week, and the APK for it is actually available to download […]

Google Glass MyGlass App Updates with UI Control from Your Android Device

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The MyGlass companion app for Google Glass has received an update on Android, allowing users to control the UI on Glass from their Android smartphone. Controlling Google Glass using voice commands, swipes, etc. isn’t always ideal in some situations, so Google is letting users have an alternative at their disposal by using their own Android device […]