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How to Get Started With the New Microsoft News App

Android, iOS: The news app formerly known as MSN relaunched Wednesday as Microsoft News. The free app for iOS and Android uses AI and human editors to curate stories from thousands of sources into topic-based channels. It also has a Local news tab for news from your current city or another location you care about, […]

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Password Lock Your Surfing History With the Keepsafe Browser

iOS, Android: Keepsafe, the company behind privacy-focused apps like Blur for iMessage and Private Photo Vault (iOS, Android), launched a new app this week for browsing the web privately. Aptly named Keepsafe Browser (iOS, Android ), the browser prevents third-party trackers from snooping on your mobile web browsing…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Android Messages Is Getting Some of the Best Features From Google’s Abandoned Chat App

A couple months ago, Google announced that it would be suspending development of yet another messaging app to focus on Android Messages and to help carriers adopt Chat, a new messaging protocol based on RCS that should make texting a whole lot better. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Test Out Your Next Nail Polish Color With an Augmented Reality App 

I got my nails done a few weeks ago, and it felt great, but I highly recommend trying Wanna Nails (iOS, Android) before you head into the salon so you aren’t fumbling around with color choices. And if you’re more a DIY person for nail maintenance, you can avoid purchasing a color you end up […]

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There Are Finally New PixelJunk Games, And They’re Both Terrific

For a lovely few years during the heyday of the Playstation 3 we got a steady drip of new PixelJunk games. They were usually really good. Now, after a seven-year (mostly) dry spell, we’ve got two more.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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As previously reported, Professor Layton and the Curious Village is coming to smartphones.

As previously reported, Professor Layton and the Curious Village is coming to smartphones. Here is the debut trailer. The app will be released on iOS and Android next month in Japan. No word yet on an international release. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hue’s Latest Update Makes the App Finally Worth Using

iOS / Android: Philips has released a major update to its Hue app that actually makes it worth using. And I’m not being over the top when I say that; prior to today, the Hue app was a mess. It took forever to load; the user interface was challenging, to put it nicely; and it […]

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How to Stream Steam Games to Your Android Device with Steam Link

I’ve always been a fan of Valve’s Steam streaming, because it means you don’t have to lug your desktop PC around your house or apartment whenever you feel like gaming somewhere else. Though your laptop might not be able to run The Witcher 3 natively—or at least, not very well—it’s a lot easier to let […]

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Create Your Own Live Wallpaper for Your Android Device With ‘KLWP’

Android: Nobody likes a boring home screen. And while you get a number of default options within Android to pretty up your device, you can get a lot more creative if you build your own live wallpaper. KLWP Live Wallpaper Maker is the perfect “the sky is the limit” app, for its usefulness is directly […]

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How to See Your Friends’ HQ Answers and Prevent Random Players From Finding You

Get excited, “HQuties.” The popular trivia app that you probably stopped playing months ago because it took you forever to win and you only got $2.14 is adding a big social component to the game today—and, going forward, to every Friday game. You’ll now be able to see the completely bogus answers your friends pick,…Read […]

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How to Keep People From Snooping Around on Your Phone 

Sometimes when you show pictures to a friend or relative, they start rudely swiping to other pictures. We have a hack for that. But what if they start opening other apps? Good lord! I was shocked to hear people do this. But you can stop them. Here’s how to enable the Guided Access shortcut and […]

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