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You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.

Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

This app creates a daily time capsule that's all about you.

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout arrives: We go hands-on with this mobile-friendly shooter

Gameloft's latest Call of Duty-alike looks and plays about the same, but makes some structural changes -- for better and for worse.

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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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Google updates Chrome for Android with improved text rendering

Chrome for Android 36 is on its way to smartphones and tablets. Here are your top-line details before you download.

on greenbot.com

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Mobile gallery app MyRoll hopes to put your best photos forward

The iOS and Android app looks to improve on your mobile device's photo library by using an algorithm to group related photos and videos together and putting your best shots front and center.

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Senate passes bill allowing mobile phone owners to unlock devices

The House will still have to pass the Senate bill before it becomes law, however.

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Leaked screenshots reveal massive Material Design overhaul for Play Store

But will the focus on big, beautiful images come at the expense of user experience?

on greenbot.com

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Seven hiking apps for hitting the trails

Strap on your hiking boots and use these apps to help pack supplies, find routes, and stay safe.

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You Should Play: Sky Force 2014

Skyforce 2014 is a strong shoot 'em up that gives players great graphics and nimble controls.

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Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

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Google flips on Android mirroring for Chromecast

Select phones and tablets can now beam their screens to the television.

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First Android Wear smartwatches shipping now as war for your wrist winds up

Google's bid for wearable tech dominance has begun as the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live start shipping.