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The Week in iOS Apps: Old timey pictures in TinType, Bitstrips meets emoji, and more

This week's app roundup includes TinType, an app that tries to reproduce the look of photos taken before your grandparents were born.

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Google updates more Android apps with Material Design, just in time for Lollipop's debut

Google Play Games and Google Wallet are among the culprits, though Google Docs and Google Camera also received minor updates.

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Google Fit consolidates your health data, but needs third-party apps to prosper

The big players like FitBit and Jawbone have yet to jump on board Google's health platform.

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Android devs: Google urges you (once again) to suit up apps for Material Design

Googles published a hearty list of last-minute guidelines, just as a reminder of what its new interface aesthetic stands for.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Writing, calculating, organizing, and more

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, you'll find some great software for writing, calculating, archiving—and even modeling clay.

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Microsoft opens up Office 365 APIs to other platforms, including Android

The most exciting part of this news: IFTTT recipes that are coming with it.

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Cyanogen joins forces with Nextbit to improve synchronization between Android devices

It’s called Baton, and it's the first of many features Cyanogen is exploring to entice users toward its forked version of Android.

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Keep your tiny goblins safe on Halloween with these apps

Create a digital Halloween safety kit that will keep you in the loop of where everyone is and add some light to your haunted path through the neighborhood.

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CVS disables NFC terminals, stops accepting Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Reports indicate that the company is working with other retailers on a separate mobile payment system due next year.

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Court decision puts Uber on hold in Nevada (for a couple weeks, anyway)

A district court judge in Carson City prevented the popular ridesharing company from operating in the state until at least November 7.

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You Should Play: Crush enemies in the mysterious endless-action game Helix

What's the best way to get rid of bugs? If this endless charmer is any indication, you'll simply spin circles around them.

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Google Now gets solar eclipse tips and crime alerts

Google's personal assistant is also trying to be the king of darkness.

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The Week in Mac Apps: All aboard the midnight train to Yosemite

This week's roundup of new and updated Mac apps comes hot on the heels of OS X Yosemite's launch, which means that many of our favourite software products have been updated to support Apple's latest operating system.