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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.

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Google unveils Inbox, a new Gmail app that reorganizes and reformats your mail

Starting with an invite-only beta, Inbox brings the intelligence of Google Now to your Google mail.

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'Microsoft Garage' embraces cross-platform spirit with new Android apps

An initiative called 'Microsoft Garage' unleashes small-scale apps on rival platforms.

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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?