Don't-Miss App Stories

starbucks app spotify

Now you can save the songs you hear in Starbucks stores to your Spotify account

A new feature in the Starbucks app lets customers find and save the music they hear in more than 7,500 stores via Spotify.

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Asus Router app lets you manage your network from your pocket

Asus's Router app for Android and iOS is one network management utility you can actually get excited about.

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Microsoft is having a ridiculous 10-cent sale on movies, music, games, and apps

Attention Windows 10 users: Microsoft is offering massive deals on over 1000 items in the Windows Store through November 29th.

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YouTube Music mobile apps launch, with offline listening and no ads for subscribers

The app is available for all, but has particular perks for subscribers to YouTube Red, Google's $10 per month video and music package.

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Ultimate Ears app now lets friends take turns playing DJ

Ultimate Ears is embracing the social aspect of listening to music with a new app feature that lets up to 3 devices connect to its line of UE Bluetooth speakers.

LG SyFy Sync second-screen app

Syfy channel teams up with LG on second-screen interactivity

The duo launches Syfy Sync for LG's Smart TV app to deliver contextual content on top of broadcasts.

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Cord cutters shut out from MLB Network's new live-streaming service

The MLB Network is live and available online 24/7, but only if you have a cable subscription.

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Google Play 'Family' section now highlights kid-friendly apps, games, and TV shows

Disney characters, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other children's favorites get a prominent spotlight.

beats music

Apple may give social networking another shot with Beats Music reboot

The overhauled Beats Music streaming service is rumored to have a social element for musicians.

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Apps to keep track of all your favorite TV shows

Microsoft's Sunrise calendar is incorporating TV schedules. Here are other apps and services so you won't ever miss an episode of 'Game of Thrones.'

GasWatch

GasWatch propane tank scale alerts your mobile phone when you run low on fuel

This clever gadget safely lets you know how much propane is left, so you don’t get caught with a half-cooked meal.

Philips Hue app

This Philips Hue app coordinates ambient lighting effects with what's on your TV

The Hue Camera app uses an iPad’s or iPhone’s built-in camera to dynamically match Philips Hue lights to the colors it ‘sees’ on your TV screen.

Home Theater

How to use your mobile device to control your home theater

With the right selection of apps you can transform your iOS or Android phone or tablet into an elegant home entertainment command center.

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Sling TV blocks Android dongles and Fire TV sideloading

Crafty users can still install an older version to get around Dish's arbitrary restrictions.