Rdio Launches Internet Radio Service to Take on Spotify, Pandora

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Popular music streaming service Rdio has launched its own internet radio feature in order to compete with the likes of Pandora and Spotify. Rdio is launching the service on iOS and Android, and it’s completely free for non-paying Rdio users, but while the service is ad-free right now, expect that to change soon as Rdio […]

Pedometer++ Is the Newest App to Use iPhone 5s M7 Chip

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A small handful of iOS apps are already taking advantage of the iPhone 5s’s M7 motion coprocessor, including full-featured fitness apps. However, a new app has been released that mixes the complexity of the M7 chip with the simplicity of the app itself. Pedometer++ is a simple, single-page pedometer app, and it’s the latest app […]

Dropbox Updates with Automatic Screenshot Uploads

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Dropbox’s automatic photo uploading feature is pretty great, but I’m sure you’ve been wondering when the service will get the same feature for screenshots. Well, it’s finally arrived in the latest Dropbox update. The company has added automatic screenshot uploading to the cloud storage service, making it easy to share and store screenshots in the […]

Unofficial iMessage for Android Works, But Read This Before You Download

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Though Apple’s iMessage messaging platform is still confined to the company’s iOS and OS X ecosystems, a third-party Android app has been created, and surprisingly the unofficial app works as advertised. However, though it’s unclear what intent the developer has in mind for releasing the app, it appears that the app is capable of unleashing […]

How to Stop Apps from Using Mobile Data in iOS 7

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With the introduction of iOS 7 comes a heap of new features on top of the obvious new look of the user interface. iOS 7 gets rid of the bubbly and shiny UI of the previous iOS versions in favor of a flatter, more simple look with vibrant color palettes. However, iOS 7 also includes […]

Google Needs Better Play Store Management as Fake BBM Apps Confuse Customers

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Ahead of when the BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, app is slated to debut for Android customers tomorrow, September 21, Google’s Play Store already lists at least a handful of BBM apps. While there are always third-party knock-offs or similarly named apps listed in the Play Store many times, the situation with the BBM app highlights […]

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 […]