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Google Play Services update casts open Chromecast app floodgates

Google Play Services 4.2 is rolling out to Android devices worldwide, and with it third-party Chromecast functionality.

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Slideshow building app Haiku Deck launches for iPhone

This new companion app lets you control a slideshow displayed from your iPad with your iPhone.

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App Invasion: Mynd keeps your life in order so you don't have to

This smart app acts as part calendar, part life organizer.

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Dateless on Valentine's? These 6 apps let you celebrate singlehood

Instead of moping around on February 14, use any one of these apps to live footloose and fancy-free.

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Plan your perfect Valentine's date night with these 6 apps

There's still (just barely) enough time to plan a romantic V Day for your and your sweetie, if you get those love-struck fingers tapping on these apps.

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Askem likely to be Windows Phone's next social app

Microsoft invests in Askem, a social quiz app that has so far been released just for iOS devices.

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Flappy Bird creator pulled the app for your own good

Flappy Bird creator Don Nguyen says he pulled Flappy Bird from iTunes and Google Play, because it was addictive.

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One flap down: 4 other apps we'd like to see join Flappy Bird in oblivion

Flappy Bird has disappeared from online app stores. Why stop there?

Google Play still fights adware, malware, researchers report

Analysis finds that Google Play still battles apps bearing malware, but the estimates vary with the research.

on pcworld.com

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Must-have mobile apps for the Sochi Winter Olympics

Whether you're looking for a second-screen Olympic experience or just want to keep up with your favorite athletes' Instagram posts, these Winter Games apps deserve a medal.