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This App Can Choose Your Best Photos For You

Android: If your phone’s storage is running low, you might want to start deleting some low-quality photos from your phone or backing it up with an app like Google Photos. Luckily the photo app EyeEm announced an update on Wednesday that uses artificial intelligence to pick out your best photos.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Transform Any Document into a Searchable PDF with Adobe’s Scan App

Using your phone to scan documents isn’t anything new. With apps like Scanner Pro and Turbo Scan out there, if you own a smartphone there’s pretty much no reason you need to break out the ol’ flatbed scanner to digitize anything anymore. Heck, even just snapping a photo of a document sans app could probably […]

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Find and Purge Unwanted Recurring Charges with This Virtual Assistant

Most of us are guilty of having subscriptions for services that we no longer need or use (or possibly didn’t even know we had in the first place). Sometimes we keep them around because it’s the path of least resistance or because “cancel Ancestry.com” has been languishing at the bottom of our to do lists […]

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Get a Refund If Your Kid Made Accidental In-App Purchases From Amazon

Some game apps allow you to buy stars, donuts, coins, or other tokens you can use to play the game. The tokens are imaginary, but the purchase is real. It’s easy for kids to buy stuff within these apps without realizing they’re spending money—your money. Amazon is now refunding parents for some unauthorized in-app…Read more… […]

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Get a Refund If Your Kid Made Accidental In-App Purchases From Amazon

Some game apps allow you to buy stars, donuts, coins, or other tokens you can use to play the game. The tokens are imaginary, but the purchase is real. It’s easy for kids to buy stuff within these apps without realizing they’re spending money—your money. Amazon is now refunding parents for some unauthorized in-app…Read more… […]

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Sphero’s New Lightning McQueen Makes Me Excited For the Future of Robotic Toys

I might be the only person at Gizmodo that likes Sphero’s new Cars toy. My co-workers hate the way the robot announces it’s going to sleep, and the long animated process it takes to wake up. They’re also horrified by the very existence of sentient automobiles and tractors that moo. But my colleagues are too […]

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How to Install Lightweight Versions of Your Favorite Apps

With an eye towards the developing world where people are more likely to own cheap phones and have spottier wireless data access, the big names in tech are developing simpler versions of their apps. These apps are lightweight, use little data, and don’t burn through battery life. Sound good? It does to us too, and…Read […]

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