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By David | Apps

Should you read this article now or save it for later? There's a Chrome extension to help you decide

A year ago, I wrote about how I frequently save interesting articles I stumble upon online to read later – perhaps too frequently. My Pocket reading queue is now impossible to scroll through to the end.<p>However, I found a Chrome extension that helps me cut that list down to size – it adds tags to …

Chrome Web Store

Top 5 Free Weather Apps for iPhone

The Apple weather app that comes preinstalled on all iPhones is easy to use and simple to navigate; however, it doesn’t give you a whole lot of detail. You can see a general expectation of this week in weather, but that’s about all. Luckily, there are plenty of weather apps available in the App …

iPhone

Apple buys startup so users can store, transfer health records

Apple has made another move that could make iOS the de facto health platform of the future. According to a new report from Fast Company, it has purchased Gliimpse, a startup aimed at secure medical record transfers.<p>Gliimpse allows users to gather records from various sources (like doctor’s offices …

Startups

Apple Announces 2016 Apple Music Festival in London

Apple today announced its 2016 Apple Music Festival, a free annual concert series that will see big name artists performing at the London Roundhouse. This year's event will take place from September 18 to September 30.<p>Apple Music Festival 10 returns to London in September for 10 exhilarating nights …

Festivals

Microsoft's latest acquisition hints at AI scheduling in Office

Hate the song and dance involved in finding just the right time to hold a meeting? Microsoft does too. It's acquiring Genee, whose centerpiece is an AI-powered virtual assistant that helps you schedule events in sync with your itinerary. Email both a client and Genee while you're arranging a lunch …

Microsoft

How to Automatically Start Each Note with a Headline

By default, when you create a new note in the Notes app, you’re immediately creating the body of the note. This is so you can jump straight into the thought you were having and get it on “paper” in the Notes app. However, it’s easier to keep notes organized and know what is what if each note has …

How-To's

This Weird Trick for Clearing Storage on iPhone Actually Works

An unusual trick for clearing storage on iPhone has been popping up around the web recently. You can do it right from your phone in a minute without deleting any photos, music, or other data. To create storage space, you'll need to fool iTunes into thinking you want to Rent a movie, but when there …

iPhone

Google removing support for Chrome Apps in Mac browser by 2018

Google is continuing a migration away from Chrome apps, and has revealed a plan to cut packaged and hosted apps from its standalone Web browser in …

Google Chrome

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Google Duo, skyler

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Google

How to Save an Apple Map Location in the Notes App

Whether you want to use this feature to take travel journaling notes about your adventures or to remember a particular place you went that you liked, saving a Map location in Notes is easy to do on your iPhone. You could add the location to your Map Favorites as well, but placing the location in …

Maps

Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens

<b>Facebook has launched a new social media app aimed at school teenagers.</b><p>Members of Lifestage, currently only available on Apple devices in the US, upload pictures and videos based around feelings, likes and dislikes. These are then turned into video profiles.<p>All posts are public and there are no …

Facebook

This Spotify theme brings back everything we loved about Rdio

Rdio, the now-dead music streaming service, lives on via a Spotify theme for the desktop.<p>While it’s not a recreation of Rdio, Spotio at least makes your Spotify experience feel a lot more like Rdio. To get it, you’ll have to ump through a few hoops, but design-concious listeners may just want to do …

Spotify

Twitter's Official iOS App Adds a New Dark Mode

Twitter announced today that the mode has begun to roll out to users. You can turn it on in a few steps.<p>Late last week, Twitter also unveiled changes …

App Store

Android 7.0 Nougat arrives today

Typically, Google releases new versions of Android alongside new Nexus hardware, but the company is breaking with tradition this year. Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out as an over the air update starting today. The update is available to anyone using the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6 phones as …

Google

Twitter's night mode comes to iOS

It was only a matter of time before Twitter brought its night mode to iOS, and sure enough, it's here. The social network has started rolling out a settings tweak that, like on Android, lets you shift to a darker color scheme to avoid straining your eyes (or because you prefer the look, of course). …

Apple News

Samsung adopting Apple-like plan to sell refurbished smartphones

Samsung is reportedly planning a dip into first-party sales of refurbished phones, pursuing a strategy similar to Apple in an effort to boost profits.<p>…

Samsung

Facebook's new Lifestage app for teens wants to rival Snapchat

Looking to get in on the developing photo-sharing app wars, Facebook has thrown its hat into the ring. Sure, the company may own Instagram, which …

Facebook

Microsoft will fix Surface Pro 3 battery issues through software

Microsoft was right about its hunch that Surface Pro 3 battery degradation was a software problem. The company reports that it has ruled out hardware as a cause for the shrinking battery capacity, and that it's working on a patch that should bring your Windows tablet back to normal. You'll get the …

Batteries

Five free sat nav apps

The best free sat nav apps [Update]<p>By on 06/08/2014 • ( 44 comments )<p>Sat Nav apps have really taken off in recent years, and these days we test …

Google Maps

Android posts highest ever market share in latest mobile data

It’s the weekend and who doesn’t love some statistics between BBQs, bike rides and late nights? OK, I may be alone on that front, but Statista has …

Markets

10 best Bingo games for Android

Everybody loves a good, calm game of Bingo from time to time. It’s a classic game that’s suitable for all ages and adults can even bet on it …

Google

Google retiring Chrome apps for Windows, Mac and Linux

How many of you actually use Chrome apps on your computers? Unless it’s running Chrome OS, chances are you don’t. This is why Google is deciding to …

Linux

10 best torrent apps for Android

Despite their reputation, there are plenty of legitimate reasons for torrent apps. Linux ISOs, corporate file sharing, and even government use are …

P2P

New iOS & Android Apps 📱 ANONYMOUS CHAT APP

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Five of the best health monitoring devices

You can record your heart rate manually by holding your wrist and counting your pulse, but this hasn’t stopped technology companies producing devices to do the job with electronics. Most of these devices collect heart data all day long and record it on a smartphone app which builds up a richer set …

Health Care Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge: Similar Yet Different

NYT's curated news app will shut down next month

Just about two and a half years after launching its NYT Now mobile experiment at South by Southwest, the <i>New York Times</i> has announced it will be "officially shelving" the app. After August, NYT Now will no longer be be available for download, but many of the features have already been rolled into …

SXSW

Slack competitor Hipchat adds native video conferencing

Slack competitor Hipchat is adding native video conferencing.<p>Unlike Slack, Hipchat’s video conferencing tool doesn’t lean on Skype or any other third-party workarounds. It also doesn’t require specific hardware, additional apps, browser plugins or that users log-in to the chat.<p>Visually, it’s a bit …

Video Conferencing