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The iOS ‘Lockbox’ App Lets Firefox Users Pull Up Their Passwords Quickly 

iOS: There are plenty of incredible password managers out there—1Password and LastPass come to mind—but Mozilla has password-management aspirations of its own. The company just released two new new mobile apps as part of its Test Pilot program and one, Firefox Lockbox, is a pretty convenient way to pull up your…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why You Should Always Use the Walmart App’s ‘Savings Catcher’ 

iOS, Android: I’m not a huge Walmart shopper, but if I was—because they had a certain retro gaming system in stock, for example—I’d definitely make sure I was walking into the store, smartphone at the ready. You might think there’s nothing inherently special about Walmart’s app for Android and iOS, but it actually…Read more… Continue […]

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Create and Maintain Healthy Habits with the iOS App ‘Aloe Bud’

iOS: Throughout the day, I always know I should be doing things to better my health and overall disposition: standing at regular intervals, drinking lots of water, telling my friends they are great and we should hang out, et cetera. And while these thoughts hit me on occasion, they’re never enough to create a regular…Read […]

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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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Pocket-Run Pool Is the Best Billiards Game on iOS

iOS: For Apple enthusiasts, game developer Zach Gage is practically a household name. Not only does Apple love to feature the indie developer—and his games—on the App Store, but he’s won Apple’s Palme d’Or of apps, a coveted Design Award, as well as numerous other industry recognitions for his fun creations. You…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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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 Customize Google’s Updated ‘News’ App 

iOS/Android: Google News is pretty much a household phrase nowadays, and the company just release a big update to its Android and iOS apps that adds in a lot of machine learning. Presumably, this will help you get more relevant and interesting news to read within the app. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Improve Your Singing With the Tone App for iOS

iOS: Some people become karaoke gods the minute they pick up a microphone, leaving us mere mortals to wonder how they managed to summon Freddie Mercury from an astral plane. Others…need a little practice. While there isn’t one app that will make you the next American Idol overnight, Tone (iOS, free) is a great app…Read […]

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Get Off the Couch and Start Running with the C25k App

iOS/Android: I really hate running. I’ve always hated running. Every time I decide to give running a try (again), I think about how much I’d rather be biking, lifting heavy things, or doing anything else (except squats). However, when I do go running, I use the free C25k app to try and guide me toward […]

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iOS/Android App of the Week: Fing – Network Scanner

What’s on your network? You can always pull up your router’s web interface to get a sense of which devices are connected, but you’re probably just going to get a list of MAC addresses and assigned IPs—not very helpful. The app Fing – Network Scanner (iOS, Android) is a great, free way to get a […]

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iOS/Android App of the Week: WideProtect and Mr. Number

There are plenty of apps you can use to manage all the annoying phone calls you get on a regular basis—scammy calls, robocalls, survey calls, and anything else that doesn’t fall into the category of “calls from real people about things I care about.” Sometimes, though, you need to bust out the nuke. For iOS, […]

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