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How to Use Microsoft Translator’s Enhanced Offline Languages

Microsoft just updated its Translator app for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire devices to support new optimized language packs that are (allegedly) up to 23 percent better at helping you figure out how to say “where is the bathroom” on your next vacation. They also eat up around half as much space on your phone […]

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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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Get Rid of That Annoying Red Dot on Your iPhone Without Setting up Apple Pay

iOS: The red notification badges that pepper our iPhone home screens are mostly useful, but sometimes they can be downright annoying. For example, you’re probably sick of seeing that ugly red dot sitting on your iPhone Settings app, a permanent reminder that it’s time to set up Apple Pay. Thankfully, there’s a simple…Read more… Continue […]

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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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Get the Most Out of Your Kindle iOS App

The Kindle app lets you read your ebooks purchased on Amazon, of course, but it has other useful functions you might not know about. Things like creating flashcards to help you study, importing free classic books to read, and saving articles to read offline later.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Mouse And Keyboard Users Are Dominating PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile players struggling to survive the grand battle royale have a new problem to worry about. Crafty players using emulation and computer mouse and keyboard are playing the game, facing down other players with a massive advantage.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Six Things PUBG Mobile Does Better Than The Original

PUBG Mobile isn’t just a surprisingly solid port, it also has a few key features that the main game doesn’t. These changes could help breathe life into the game as it battles Fortnite and helps all us chicken dinner-seeking buffoons enjoy the game even more.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Make Your iPhone and Mac Work Together Seamlessly

Apple has a definite tendency to get its devices working well with each other before considering such distractions as Android or Windows, and over the years the iPhone and the Mac have built up a strong understanding. You might not appreciate just how many different ways they can seamlessly work together—here’s what…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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PUBG Mobile Players Are Pretty Sure The Game Is Full Of Bots

PUBG Mobile released in North America yesterday, and it’s pretty awesome. But between my own string of victories and the countless chicken dinners on social media, it sure feels like things are too easy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Sims Mobile Is A Great Place To Raise A Family

I downloaded The Sims Mobile to see if it would let me trap a virtual person in a bathroom-less building. Now I’m two working mothers raising a child. I couldn’t be happier, at least not without having to wait out some sort of happiness timer. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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