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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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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.

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Dating app Wyldfire tries to avoid creeps by letting women take the lead

Men have to request access or be invited to join

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Google to stop calling games that offer in-app purchases ‘free’

The move is one of many Play Store adjustments to comply with a European Commission ruling.

on greenbot.com