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LinkedIn redesigns Android, iOS apps with new profiles

The update is designed to give more relevant information to users who want to scope out potential business contacts.

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Yelp adds tiny videos to its reviews

Reviewers can add 3- to 12-second videos of local businesses, for when photos alone won't do.

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Windows Phone 8.1's awaited interactive lock screens are here, but they're rough

The Live Lock Screen Beta is nice enough, but it sure earns its beta tag.

on pcworld.com

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Verizon tests a gentler approach to app bloatware, sort of

The LG G3 lets users completely remove (most) pre-loaded software.

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You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.

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Microsoft OneNote lands in Amazon App Store ahead of Fire phone release

It's just the latest stop in Microsoft's new mission to get its services across an array of devices, Windows-powered or otherwise.

on pcworld.com

Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

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

App Invasion: 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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HTC moves its Sense apps into Play Store for faster updating

HTC is placing its core apps in the Google Play Store, enabling it push out updates directly to users and bypass the tedious carrier approval process.

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Why Simpsons World will destroy the U.S. but not Canada

The U.S could fall into ruin as millions tune in to cable channel FXX’s marathon showing of every “Simpsons” episode ever, to be followed by a “Simpsons World” website and app. A perfect opportunity for Canada, which is geo-blocked, to take over the continent, as it’s always really wanted to.

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Walk this way: 6 pedometer apps for iPhone

Who needs a Fitbit anyway? Your iPhone can track your steps for you, but not every pedometer app can go the distance.

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Amazon rolls out Amazon Wallet, a gift card-gobbling mobile wallet app

Amazon Wallet is targeted at organizing all of one’s gift and loyalty cards, though its feature set could expand beyond that.