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Party of two: 4 slightly cheesy but still endearing apps for couples

A wave of new, exclusive social networks is here, designed just for you and your significant other.

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Intel reveals fashion-focused snakeskin smart bracelet

The MICA bracelet displays messages and calendar alerts.

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Can disappearing message apps keep your private pics from prying eyes?

The encryption and ephemerality of apps like Snapchat and Wickr could be safer than cloud storage.

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Say hello to Somebody, the world’s strangest messaging app

Filmmaker and artist Miranda July is changing up the way we send messages.

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Microsoft makes a Snapchat competitor—for Windows Phone only

WindUp makes friends race to see a message before it's gone.

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Line sends sweet music and stickers to help you forget WhatsApp

The free messaging app is appealing to Americans with an Ariana Grande promotion and all the stickers.

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Yo adds more context to the 'yo' with iOS update

The app’s use of push notifications may send tech companies scurrying to compete for your lockscreen.

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4 ways Google should immediately fix Hangouts for Android

Hangouts feels like a last minute thought, so we came up with a few ways Google could put a little more care into it.

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Cyber Dust review: Mark Cuban's private messaging app is just too inconvenient

The latest super-secret texting app has some interesting features, but lacks anything compelling to set it apart from a crowded field.

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Pinterest’s new messaging feature makes group planning easier

Every social network is on board with group chat, but in Pinterest’s case it actually makes sense.