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Google's guide for switching from iPhone to Android locks you into its cloud

The newly published tutorial sucks you into Google services - all of which work on iOS if you ever want to switch back.

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Apps to discover and learn more about classical music

Whether you’re a novice to the genre, or a seasoned musician, you’ll find something here that will help you discover and learn more about great music.

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Flappy Bird clone found hidden in Android 5.0 Lollipop's settings

Frustrate yourself all over again with an Androidified version of the hit mobile game.

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Meet Flic, the iOS photo manager for lazy people

People have been calling Flic the Tinder of photo apps, and that’s the perfect description: Use gestures to quickly clear out your Camera Roll and keep only the photos that matter.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Using your new iPhone's barometer

This week's roundup of apps includes one offering that turns iPhone 6 users into an army of weather data collectors — who needs TV meteorologists when you can create your own weather forecasts?

App Invasion: Meet Flic, the iOS photo manager for lazy people

People have been calling Flic the Tinder of photo apps, and that’s the perfect description: Use gestures to quickly clear out your Camera Roll and keep only the photos that matter.

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You Should Play: Side-scoller El is all about the powerful storyline

This pretty, plot-driven side-scroller is free, so what are you waiting for?

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That mysterious Android 5.0 icon is an updated messaging app, but Hangouts is still there

Hangouts is banished to a folder in Android Lollipop, with the new Messenger app now handling SMS and MMS conversations.

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Anonymous app Whisper allegedly tracks user location, shares data with government

The app is accused by The Guardian of tracking users' locations.

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Apple's WatchKit SDK is coming in November

WatchKit will be available just a few months before the Apple Watch ships (early 2015). If it's anything like the other dev kits Apple's released this year, it will feature significantly more connectivity.

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Getting in tune: 6 apps for tuning your guitar

Instead of using a tuning fork or another already-tuned instrument, try one of these apps.

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Can New Words With Friends reignite your competitive pseudo-Scrabble addiction?

Zynga's word-battling sensation is reborn with solo play and Tinder-like matching to try to bring back lapsed fans.

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Microsoft's latest Android Wear app tries your finger for smartwatch typing

Typing on a small screen: Nightmarish. Writing one letter at a time? Doable, if not especially fast. That's the goal with Microsoft's experimental app.

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You Should Play: Up your lawyering game with Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

This game offers hours upon hours of cases to solve, with plenty of weird twists and challenging puzzles.