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Uber Launches Corner Store To Deliver Necessities To Your Door In Minutes

Uber is great. You download the app and input credit card information. When you need a car, use the app to request it and it’ll be at your door sometimes in less than 10 minutes. The driver will take you wherever you need to go, and your card will be billed. No need for cash. [...]

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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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How To: Stop Videos From Automatically Playing in the Facebook App for iPhone

If you’re tired of scrolling down through your News Feed and having videos automatically start playing, the good news is: there’s a fix. While it may not seem like much, especially if you don’t watch the full video, letting these play can slowly but surely eat up your data allowance for the month if you’re [...]

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Oh Look, Microsoft Made Its Own Snapchat Clone Called WindUp

Windows Phone users often get left out when it comes to new apps, as developers look to launch mainly on Android and iOS. Point in case: there’s still no official Snapchat app for Windows Phone 8. Instead, you’re left with a few unofficial choices that independent developers have hacked together (6Snap, and Snapchat for Windows [...]

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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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If Your Life Needs a Soundtrack, You Need This Social Music App

If you can sing, you’ve got a talent I’ll never have. So you should share it. Now, there’s a social sharing app that’s designed just for you, for when you need to say more than words. Hook’d is a social music app, currently available for free in the App Store for iPhone and iTouch, with [...]

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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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Use Your iPad Like A Typewriter With This App Created By Tom Hanks

Typing on a typewriter is quite the experience with the sounds and the feels of the keys as you build out a line of words. Then, you hit the edge of the page, the printing mechanism reverts back to the left side of the paper, and you get to start typing on a fresh line. [...]

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Facebook Explains Why ‘Messenger’ App Requires So Many Permissions for Android

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple weeks, you’ve likely heard of (or been one of the people sharing) the Huffington Post article insighting fear into Android users about Facebook’s Messenger app requiring an admittedly extensive list of permissions to access your device. On face value, it sounds creepy. To use [...]

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