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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

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Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free e-books, study claims

The big publishers lock down their e-books to their own detriment, according to a new study.

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Google to stop calling games that offer in-app purchases ‘free’

The move is one of many Play Store adjustments to comply with a European Commission ruling.

on greenbot.com

Verizon FiOS getting faster uploads to match download speeds

Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.

on pcworld.com

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Trinity Magnum takes aim at the tricky problem of VR controls

It works well enough, but does a pricey, niche controller have lasting appeal when we're still searching for a great general VR controller?

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Meet We Heart It, the teen social network that brands are watching

Like Pinterest for high school girls, We Heart It has flown under the radar for everyone but advertisers.

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Elegy for the iPod, the device that transformed Apple

Anticipating Apple's latest earnings numbers, one thing is likely: The decline of the iPod will continue. Before it disappears altogether, Kirk McElhearn pays tribute.

on macworld.com

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9 things Google needs to fix in Android Wear immediately

Android Wear gets a lot right, but it's still rough around the edges.

on greenbot.com

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Lumia 635 review: Could this be the low-priced future of Windows Phone?

Two weeks ago, we would have written the Lumia 635 off as a middling device you'd probably pass over. After the last week's events, it might be the new direction of Windows Phone.

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Six grocery shopping apps to replace your paper list

Put all your grocery lists on your smartphone and make your shopping a lot easier.

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Why smartphone screens are getting bigger: Specs reveal a surprising story

Bigger phone screens didn't just happen. We tracked the size trend since 2007 to see how and why smartphones have grown.

on pcworld.com

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Netatmo June review: You won’t feel burned by this UV-sensing wearable

June pairs with an iPhone app to warn you about sun exposure, so you can cover up or put on sunscreen before it's too late.

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How much of your job can you really do on an iPad?

Tim Cook says he does 80 percent of his job on his iPad. So we asked some our colleagues: Could you do the same?

on macworld.com