Twitter Apps Data Collection

How to stop Twitter from tracking what other apps you use on iPhone or Android

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How to stop Twitter from tracking what other apps you use on iPhone or Android

Twitter is about to become more annoying for some users, as the company will start tracking what other mobile apps iOS and Android owners are using in a push to better profile users, and thus improve its targeted advertising business. More →

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Best iPhone Apps FingerKey

Clever new iPhone app lets you unlock your Mac with Touch ID

By on November 28, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

Clever new iPhone app lets you unlock your Mac with Touch ID

Do you ever wish you had a simple way to unlock your computer just as easily as you unlock your Touch ID-enabled iPhone? Well now there is one, at least for Mac owners. A new app called FingerKey has come up with a clever way to let you unlock your computer using any Touch ID-compatible device. More →

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Microsoft Windows 10 Event January

Here’s when Microsoft will reveal the key Windows 10 details you’ve been waiting for

By on November 28, 2014 at 2:15 PM.

Here’s when Microsoft will reveal the key Windows 10 details you’ve been waiting for

Those of us who use Windows 8 on a desktop computer or on a laptop without a touch display are eagerly awaiting the release of Windows 10, which Microsoft has promised will bring back a lot of the desktop-centric features that we’ve missed since Windows 7. Earlier this year Microsoft revealed several enterprise-centric features for Windows 10 to whet our appetites and now The Verge reports that Microsoft is gearing up to show off key consumer-centric features in Windows 10 this January.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Android Apps

Download these paid Android apps and games at dirt-cheap Black Friday prices right now

By on November 28, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

Download these paid Android apps and games at dirt-cheap Black Friday prices right now

In addition to offering Android fans discounts on various devices that are currently available for purchase in the Google Play Store, Google has also listed various Black Friday and Cyber Monday Android app deals in the store. More →

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iOS 8 vs. iOS 9: Concept iPhone 6 Features

Gorgeous iOS 9 features imagined in new concept video

By on November 28, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Gorgeous iOS 9 features imagined in new concept video

Apple is not done updating iOS 8 with new features and fixes, and the company is expected to release at least a couple of major iOS 8.x updates in the near future, but some people are already thinking ahead of what the future iOS 9 operating system might have to offer. Such is the case for Ralph Theodory, who posted on YouTube a lengthy video showing various interesting feature he believes iOS 9 should come with. More →

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Amazon Black Friday 2014 Android App Bundle

Download $130 worth of awesome paid Android apps for free ahead of Black Friday

By on November 27, 2014 at 11:05 AM.

Download $130 worth of awesome paid Android apps for free ahead of Black Friday

Amazon isn’t only offering its customers countless special Black Friday 2014 online deals on physical goods right now, as the giant retailer has also put together a collection of 39 paid Android apps and games, a combined value of over $130, and is offering them all free of charge to Android users during Black Friday. More →

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Best iPhone iPad Apps

5 iPhone apps to help you pass the time over the Thanksgiving holiday

5 iPhone apps to help you pass the time over the Thanksgiving holiday

By on November 27, 2014 at 8:55 AM.

Thanksgiving is a double-edged sword. It’s one of the few opportunities we have during the year to gather around a table with our family members and eat an enormous meal, but the enraging political discussions, pointless disagreements and awkward interactions are all but inevitable.

When you need a few minutes to compose yourself, there’s nothing better than a distracting app on your iPhone, so be sure to load up these five apps before you head out to eat turkey on Thursday.

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Apple Pay vs. Android Pay

Android Pay mobile payments solution coming soon, but not from Google

By on November 27, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Android Pay mobile payments solution coming soon, but not from Google

Apple’s Apple Pay mobile payment app available on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus saw huge popularity after launch, injecting new life into the NFC-based payments business. Google, and others, have included such features in Android devices for years, but they never really took off. In fact, only recently, Apple’s competitors confirmed they witnessed an increase in Android smartphone-generated transactions after Apple Pay became available on this year’s iPhones. More →

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Best Google Now Tricks Countdown

Use this Google Now trick to add countdown timers to important events

By on November 26, 2014 at 8:45 PM.

Use this Google Now trick to add countdown timers to important events

One of the best things about Google Now is that it literally gives us no excuse to miss or be late for important events. Not only does it give you reminders about when your events are but it also gives you traffic reports that will help you find the fastest route to your event’s destination. Now Android Police has uncovered yet another Google Now trick that will give you yet another way to keep track of some events: Countdown timers. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free for a limited time (save $32!)

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free for a limited time (save $32!)

By on November 26, 2014 at 1:20 PM.

We have less than a day to go before Thanksgiving is here, and you should thankful for BGR’s series on paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time. We save you hundreds of dollars each week by sharing the best paid apps that go on sale for free, and yesterday’s post has a few gems that are still free downloads if you hurry.

Today, however, we have seven new paid apps on sale and if you’re quick, you won’t have to pay a cent for any of them. More →

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Best New Features

5 awesome Android Lollipop features you’ve probably never heard of

By on November 26, 2014 at 12:30 PM.

5 awesome Android Lollipop features you’ve probably never heard of

By now we’re all very familiar with the big features Google added to Android with its Lollipop release, highlighted by the addition of its gorgeous Material Design user interface. Droid Life, however, has dug below the surface and has unearthed some lesser known gems in Lollipop that we think are really worth highlighting. More →

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Uber Android App Spying Permissions

Uber’s Android app is reportedly collecting a huge amount of data without your knowledge [updated]

By on November 26, 2014 at 10:31 AM.

Uber’s Android app is reportedly collecting a huge amount of data without your knowledge [updated]

Uber has been recently hit by various controversies, and it looks like the company’s PR team will have one more thing to clean up: its Android application. According to a report from Joe’s Security Blog and a post on Y Combinato’r Hacker News further detailing the matter, the official Uber Android app might be spying on users, collecting various data that it shouldn’t have access to in the first place. More →

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