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Alpine Headphones review: These are thumpin' good cans

Not recommended for critical listening, but the transducer in the headband is more than just an expensive gimmick.

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10 battery life crisis moments all Android users will understand

Until they make the week-long smartphone battery, you're going to have at least one of these almost-out-of-juice moments.

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You Should Play: Travel through time in two-part mystery The Silent Age

A smooth, atmospheric point-and-tap adventure game — with a plot twist!

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Review: Belkin WeMo LED Lighting plays nice with the WeMo system

IFTTT integration is coming soon, but what's here is already solid, and comparably priced with the Philips Hue Lux.

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You Should Play: Side-scroller El is all about the powerful storyline

This pretty, plot-driven side-scroller is free, so what are you waiting for?

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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.

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You Should Play: Hazumino

An endless runner where you make your own path. What's not to like?

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5 apps for making friends in a new city

Thanks to these five apps, I now have at least five new friends!

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7 Great text-based widgets, for those that would rather read their home screen

Why use a picture when you can use a thousand words?

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Four apps that give you free money

You use your smartphone obsessively anyway -- might as well make some money while you’re at it.

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You Should Play: Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake

This adorable, charming environmental puzzle game is fun for everyone!

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I spent $0 playing Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, and I have 7.9 million fake Twitter followers

I freeloaded my way to the A-List in this shockingly fun mobile game, and you can too.

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Neato Botvac 80 review: Better than Roomba, especially for pet owners

Two dogs and a sheepskin throw rug are no match for this powerhouse robot vac. Oh, and it also has lasers.

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You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.