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60 of the Best Android Apps Launched in 2014

Android really came into its own in 2014, with the Material Design language, several great devices, and most importantly, scores of brilliant apps for the platform.<p>Here are our favorites that launched this year. You can view all 60 on one (very long) page here.<p>Photos and Video<p>Dropbox’s clever …

65 of the Best iOS Apps From 2014

Another year, another great set of new apps that hit the iOS store. As you unwrap your new iPhone or iPad, get these apps installed on your new device!<p>More of an Android person? Check out 60 of the best Android apps launched in 2014.<p>Productivity<p>Workflow<p>Hot off the presses, Workflow is a new app …

Seven Tips To Get The Most From Your New iPad

Another Christmas day is here, and many people unwrapping a present are hoping to find Apple’s tablet under the paper. Tablets have a much longer life cycle than smartphones, so although there will be some upgrades, the majority of iPad owners on the 25th are going to be new iPad owners.<p>In this …

Getting the most out of your Chromecast this Christmas

Google's Chromecast makes it easy to stream pretty much anything to your TV. Movies, TV shows, music, games, photos -- whatever you're interested in, there are plenty of smartphone and tablet apps equipped with Google's little Cast button. So, whether you have one hooked up to the main TV in your …

Duet Display, Djay Pro and other awesome apps of the week

The Backed Pack: A wireless home security system, an emotional bot, and bedtime tracking

<i>Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns.</i><p>Blink<p>Blink is a truly wireless home security system, it doesn’t even require a cable for power. Blink starts with the Sync Module, which all of the Blink units report to and transmit …

Evan Vucci Shares a Photographer’s View of Photography

Smart Idea: Use Flipboard Magazines to Share Tech Documents

Flipping Through History: An Archaeologist on Flipboard

MagMaker / September 4, 2013<p>Dr. Donna Yates has a PhD in archaeology and a fellowship with the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the …

Use This Shortcut to Add Content to Your Magazines From Your Mobile Devices

MagMaker / January 30, 2014<p>You’re active. You’re mobile. You’re on the go, on the town and on your way. You’re reading via the web browser on your …

View Twitter Lists on Flipboard to Find Great Content for Your Magazines

MagMaker / January 15, 2014<p>If you’re a Flipboard MagMaker, you’re always on the hunt for relevant material to add to your magazines. Here’s a handy …

Test Drive the New Flipboard Bookmarket

MagMaker / February 5, 2014<p>A crack team of Flipboard designers and engineers recently gave Flipboard’s Flip It web bookmarklet a handsome makeover …

In Three Minutes, We Can Teach You How to Create Your Very Own Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / November 7, 2013<p>If you’re just getting started with Flipboard magazines — or just thinking about getting ready to maybe possibly create …

Five Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know About Your Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / August 16, 2013<p>Flipboard magazines are a beautiful way to curate and share your favorite articles, photos, videos and audio tracks. Yet …

What Android and iOS Can Learn From Each Other

Patent fights and marketing hype aside, each of the two leading smartphone operating systems has some key features the other would do well to adopt -- for the benefit of consumers.<p>Yet another patent trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the biggest maker of Google’s Android phones, has come and …

Wi-Fi Camera Dropcam Can Now 'See' Humans

The Wi-Fi video camera Dropcam is about to get even better. The company announced Tuesday that Dropcam Cloud Recording subscribers will receive a …

Kogan enters 3D printing space with sub-$700 model

Online retailer Kogan is making a play in the burgeoning 3D printer space with a new sub-$700 model that is set to challenge other retailers in the …

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.