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SmartBand and Lifelog

Sony's SmartBand is just another wearable until you add the Lifelog app

The waterproof SmartBand is basically a Fitbit Flex with a couple extra features, but the secret sauce is the gorgeous Lifelog app...which you don't even need the SmartBand to use.


Google kills Currents, redirects users to Play Newsstand

In November, Google said it would happen and now it has: Google Currents is gone.



Keep an eye on your home with these two ridiculously simple surveillance apps

Monitor your home, child, or pet by using an app on your phone paired with an extra piece of equipment.

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BitTorrent’s Android app updates make sharing a cinch

BitTorrent is focusing on smartphones with Android app overhauls and a live-streaming app on the way.


Google Play Services update casts open Chromecast app floodgates

Google Play Services 4.2 is rolling out to Android devices worldwide, and with it third-party Chromecast functionality.

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MightyText's amazing app for texting from a PC or tablet rolls out 'Pro' features

$30 per year service adds bulk messaging, scheduled messaging and more.


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One-hand, one-tap games you should have played instead of Flappy Bird

Flappy bird was awful. These games are not.

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Dateless on Valentine's? These 6 apps let you celebrate singlehood

Instead of moping around on February 14, use any one of these apps to live footloose and fancy-free.

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Plan your perfect Valentine's date night with these 6 apps

There's still (just barely) enough time to plan a romantic V Day for your and your sweetie, if you get those love-struck fingers tapping on these apps.

Mozilla announces adaptive Firefox Launcher for Android

It's all about context -- and your eyeballs.

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Google Maps for Android update helps you get to your destination faster

Tapping into the power of Waze, Google Maps will now offer a faster route if you're stuck in traffic.


Researchers create Android app to show when other apps track you

The app shows users when other apps are accessing their location


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Second screen experiences to enhance the #SuperBowl

When the big game is on TV, here's what oughta be on your smartphone and tablet.

Super Bowl Party

Gear up for the ultimate Super Bowl party

You still have time to get your home theater in tip-top shape, plan the food and drinks, and grab an app or six to help out.


Twitter to Instagram: 'Hey, we can crop photos, too!'

In what seems like a ploy for some of Instagram's photos sharing business, Twitter introduces new photo editing features and a layout that's all about discovering new tweets and tweeters.