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In a flash, Instagram launches Bolt in select countries

Singapore, New Zealand, and South Africa received Instagram's new messaging app before anyone else.

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Facebook moves all mobile chat to Messenger app

You'll no longer be able to send messages from Facebook's main mobile app

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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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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.

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.

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 Your Tablet as a Travel Guide

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