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Syfy, Philips team up to put Sharknado in a new light

If you've got a Philips Hue connected home lighting system, download the Syfy Sync app for iOS, and your lights will sync up with the action during next week's debut of Sharknado 2 on the cable channel.

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

Men have to request access or be invited to join

Use Social Apps, But Be Careful

Skout has shut down access to minors following a string of alleged sexual assaults related to using the flirting app. Social apps can be useful, but you have to use discretion.

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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.

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Six grocery shopping apps to replace your paper list

Put all your grocery lists on your smartphone and make your shopping a lot easier.

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Downsizing Microsoft to spin off Nokia's MixRadio music service

As Microsoft downsizes, Nokia looks to drop its Internet radio efforts.

Use Your Tablet as a Travel Guide

With the right apps and some security smarts, your tablet can become the best travel buddy ever.