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ClarityLife Ensemble review: A phone that can keep seniors connected

You might call it a smart land-line phone.

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The digital picture frame refuses to die (and here’s one that wants to hatch)

Give grandma a Pigeon photo frame, and up to 10 people can send family photos to her via the cloud.

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GrandPad Senior Tablet review: This easy-to-use device can help families stay connected

The GrandPad is as much a service as it a product. And while its appeal is narrow, it serves its niche exceptionally well.

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Facebook racks up 500 million Messenger users after making people use Messenger

It’s no surprise that half a billion people use Facebook Messenger after the social network cut off in-app chat access.

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Facebook gives you more News Feed control with faster unfollowing

New settings let you weed out friends you don't want to hear from without cutting them off completely.

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Zuckerberg speaks: Why Facebook isn’t cool and the reason behind the forced Messenger migration

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered your burning questions in a crowdsourced Q&A.

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Facebook takes on Ebola with 3 tactics—and you’re one of them

The network is putting a Donate button at the top of your News Feed to raise funds for Ebola treatment and prevention.

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How Facebook can influence your vote this Election Day

By telling you that your friends voted, the social network might push you to the polls.

Don’t be surprised to see video ads in your Instagram feed starting today

Instagram already has traditional photo ads. Now companies are paying to show videos in your feed.

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Cloth’s revamped iOS app lets you peer into strangers’ closets

The inspirational fashion app is targeting bloggers by turning itself into an unconventional publishing platform.

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Reddit gets into crowdfunding with new Redditmade site

Got a favorite subreddit you visit every day? Pretty soon you may be able to purchase a t-shirt to show off your subreddit love.

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More ads and timeline tweaks: 4 must-know facts from Twitter’s Q3 earnings

Twitter has become a publishing and advertising platform. Now what?

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The great Twitter takeover: How your favorite apps are putting Fabric to work

Twitter’s new tools for developers are leading to some fun new features you wouldn’t expect.

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Twitter saves Twitpic's domain and photo archive at last minute

Twitpic had earlier said it was shutting down Saturday after it could not agree on terms with a potential buyer

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5 ways Facebook’s Rooms stands apart from the anonymous app pack

Branch founder Josh Miller joined Facebook to improve conversations. The result is the new iOS app Rooms.