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Swing Copters Is Flappy Bird’s Crazy Little Brother

Remember Flappy Bird? Remember how crazy you went trying to beat your high score? Well, standby to go absolutely insane. Dong Nguyen, the Creator of Flappy Bird, has just released Swing Copters. In this game, you are trying to guide a little helicopter through swinging hammers, moving up the screen. Each time you tap the [...]

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Two Ways to Read Your Facebook Messages Without Downloading ‘Messenger’ App

Earlier this month, Facebook rolled out a new change to its mobile apps that requires you to download the Facebook Messenger app in order to read and respond to messages sent on its network. That move caused concern for a lot of folks, considering the exhaustive list of permissions the Messenger app requires. Many have [...]

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How To Train Your Brain With Games

Playing was encouraged when we were kids. It helped us learn things about the world—play helped us think and grow. So what happened? I’ll tell you: work. But you still need to challenge your brain to be your best. Bring back play and improve your gray matter with these three brain-building apps: Elevate: Your Personal [...]

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Moto 360 Smartwatch Price and Features Confirmed Early by Best Buy

Over the weekend, a product page for the Moto 360 smartwatch went live for a short time on Best Buy’s website. It’s since been pulled down, but not before the Internet took screenshots. From the product page, we’ve gleaned a complete list of features, as well as a $249 price for the upcoming Android Wear-powered [...]

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Motorola Plans September 4th Event to Unveil New Moto X, Moto G, and Moto 360 Smartwatch

The first part of September is shaping up to be a huge week for smartphone announcements this year. On September 3rd, Samsung will show off the latest Galaxy Note 4 for the first time. We now know that the next day, Motorola has its own press event scheduled in Chicago to announce the new Moto [...]

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Leo’s Fortune Is The Game This Monday Needs

Happy Monday! Are you in the mood for a treasure hunting adventure game that will properly distract you from everything else you are supposed to accomplish today? Leo’s Fortune to the rescue! Leo’s Fortune is a new game on Android and iOS. Leo is a furry little guy who just had all of his gold [...]

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Finally, Coin Prepares to Ship Pre-Ordered Cards to Backers

Back in November 2013, I told you about a new product called Coin — a smart card that digitally “stores” your credit and debit card information and when you go to make a purchase, can be set to use any of your specified cards. It solves the issue of carrying multiple cards around in your [...]

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How to: Stop Videos from Automatically Playing in the Facebook App for Android

Facebook users with the official iOS or Android app: this one’s for you. Well, more specifically, this post is for Android users. iPhone peeps: we’ll have part 2 coming soon for you. [Link will be here] If you’re tired of scrolling down through your News Feed and having videos automatically start playing, the good news [...]

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Review: Explora Delivers a Winning Service for International Visitors to the U.S.

Back in April, we found a new startup that solves a unique and very real problem for international visitors to our great nation: Explora. It’s a smartphone rental service that will ship travelers a fully activated smartphone – the Google Nexus 5 – for use during their stay here. Pricing is simple: $8 a day [...]

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Next Year, Your In-Car Navigation System Will Look Like This

Everyone knows that operating a phone while also trying to operate a vehicle can be a recipe for disaster. There are plenty of systems designed to help you keep your eyes on the road, but Navdy is taking that statement literally. Navdy’s transparent Heads-Up Display projects information from your phone outward, so it appears to [...]

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