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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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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.


AllCast brings easy Chromecast photo beaming to iOS

The free app does a fine job of sending photos to your TV, but there are better options for video. mobile app delivers almost ad-free, a la carte music streaming on the go

It may sound too good to be true, but startup says their music aggregation service for Apple iOS can pull in the best of what other paid services have to offer.


Instagram update finally lets us edit captions

Now you can go back and edit your caption over and over again until it's perfect.

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You Should Play: Travel through time in two-part mystery The Silent Age

A smooth, atmospheric point-and-tap adventure game — with a plot twist!

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Microsoft Office for iOS goes free and full-featured on your iPhone

This latest update syncs your work between your iPhone and iPad and lets anyone create or edit documents — no Office 365 account required.

Spring will change the way you shop on your iPhone

This app deserves major props for redefining the mobile checkout before we had even heard of Apple Pay.

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Forgot your hotel room key? Use your iPhone instead

Starwood is taking thousands of hotel rooms keyless as a perk for loyalty program members.

tiply money puts a new spin on mobile payments with facial recognition and reviews

Forgot your cash at home? offers a new way to tip the people who make your life easier.


Social news reader Nuzzel wants to make sure you never miss a trending story

If you're a big social-media newshound, Nuzzel makes the perfect reading companion.


You Should Play: Retry proves Rovio has more to it than just Birds

This action packed side-scroller should reassure critics that the Rovio team is more than just physics puzzle creators enamored with cute birds and pigs.

Don’t be surprised to see video ads in your Instagram feed starting today

Instagram already has traditional photo ads. Now companies are paying to show videos in your feed.

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Cloth’s revamped iOS app lets you peer into strangers’ closets

The inspirational fashion app is targeting bloggers by turning itself into an unconventional publishing platform.

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The great Twitter takeover: How your favorite apps are putting Fabric to work

Twitter’s new tools for developers are leading to some fun new features you wouldn’t expect.