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Nokia’s New ‘Z Launcher’ for Android is Available for Free on Google Play

If you’re tired of seeing a mess of apps and icons on your home screen every time you turn on your phone, there are plenty of custom launchers you can download from the Play Store to give your phone a more custom look and feel. The latest addition comes via Nokia, of all companies. The [...]

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How to Find All the Places That Accept Apple Pay and Google Wallet NFC Payments

Now that Apple Pay has launched and is starting to gain some initial traction, we thought it’d be prudent to show you a tool that will display all the merchants and businesses around you that have NFC payment terminals to accept it. (Is your bank supported?)The locations shown with this tool are part of MasterCard’s [...]

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Send Money Through Snapchat

Snapchat has just announced that you will now be able to send money through their app, due to their partnership with Square. Square Cash is an app that lets you send money to anyone for free. Mike posted about his experience using cash just a few weeks ago. Give it a read. He absolutely loved [...]

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Google Splits SMS and MMS from Hangouts App with New ‘Messenger’ App for Android

With the release of Android 4.4 KitKat last year, Google appeared to be going in the direction of Apple’s iMessage service, combining its SMS / MMS app with Google Hangouts. Hangouts messages, like iMessage, are sent via your phone’s data connection and don’t use the traditional SMS protocol. The unification of both into one app [...]

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T-Mobile is Giving Everyone This Android Tablet for Free

The UnCarrier has a gift for you: a free Alcatel ONETOUCH Pop 7 Android tablet. Beginning this Friday, existing customers can visit local participating T-Mobile retail stores to pick one up with $0 money down and $0 monthly payments, as long as they attach a qualifying data plan. While there’s technically no contract to take [...]

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Don’t Just Make Your Home Smart—Make it Brilliant

Back in July, we told you about how you could make your home smarter by using a system called Wink. Back then, it was summer…I don’t know if you remember, but it was warm, and your movements throughout the day centered around if the place you were going had air conditioning. And that’s why we [...]

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Add This Bionic Bird to Your Holiday Wish List

When I was a kid, remote controlled cars were the ultimate gift to receive. It didn’t quite matter if the car was fast—it just mattered if I could control it without touching it. That same fascination lives on today in the technology that created Bionic Bird—the Furtive Drone. It’s not a remote controlled plane shaped [...]

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Search Yelp With Emojis

This might be some fun news. Did you know that you are able to search Yelp using Emojis? So I put this to the test, and the results were actually pretty great. First, because I have my priorities in order, I put in a cookie. These results were just what one would be looking for [...]

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I’m Going New Places Just So I Can Use The New Google Maps

Google Maps for iOS and Android just got an update, and I’m just thrilled about it. If I had to list my top 10 most used apps, I believe that Google Maps might make it in the top 5. A new look and added features have made it nice to look at and easier to [...]

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Instagram Filters Not Enough? Try These Tricks

Let’s be honest: Instagram filters, and even their new customizable features, can only do so much. Sometimes there are bigger fish to fry in those pictures of yours. Don’t worry. Help is on the way. And my guess is that you’ve already seen the outputs of these two services on your Facebook or Instagram feeds. [...]

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