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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]<br>Turtle Tumble is a fun little puzzle game that is a variant of mini golf. You must complete levels and help Ollie find his family! It’s a simple game with Google Play Services, easy mechanics, and tons of content that is totally free to unlock if you have the …

Apps

This battery case gives a Samsung Galaxy S6 its microSD card slot back

Two things users bemoan about the Samsung Galaxy S6: Its lack of a microSD card slot for storage expansion, and its sealed, non-replaceable …

Gear & Gadgets

20 best new iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest new iPhone and iPad apps and games. All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app purchases.<p>You can read the previous Best iPhone and iPad Apps roundups for more recommendations, but if Android is your …

Apps

Chat apps blamed for rising divorce rate in China

SHANGHAI — When one of China’s biggest celebrities — Chinese Olympic hurdling star Liu Xiang — recently announced on Weibo that he was divorcing …

Social Media Is Fueling Rise In China's Divorce Rate, Lawyer Says

China’s opening up in the post-Mao era has been one of the most important trends in the global economy in the past 30 years. Yet with prosperity has come social problems. The divorce rate in the world’s most populous nation has risen along with the country’s new wealth. The government reported last …

Social Media

5 Great Free Apps For A Long Weekend

Hit the road, see the sights, find a room, and more.<p>Summer’s in full swing, which means it’s time to blow off work and do some sightseeing. If you find yourself with a few extra days on your hands, these free apps can help you make the most of them.<p>1. Hit the Open Road<p><b>Roadtrippers</b> (Android, iOS) …

Google rushes to fix software that tagged photo with racial slur

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Jacky Alcine looked at his Google Photos app recently, he was appalled by what he saw. The facial recognition software had tagged pictures of him and a friend, both of them African-Americans, with the word "Gorillas."<p>Alcine, a computer programmer in New York, called out Google about …

Machine Learning

20 best iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest iPhone and iPad apps and games. All these apps have been released for the first time – ie not updates – since the last roundup.<p>All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app purchases.<p>You can read the …

Apps

Fitness trackers should fear the Apple Watch

I've tested a countless number of fitness trackers, and typically after a few weeks of use, each one ends up in a box on my desk. My collection has …

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

Islam

20 best apps and games for April

PERISCOPE<p><b>iOS, free</b><p>Periscope is a new video app from Twitter, but while its other Vine app is about sharing six-second looping clips, Periscope is about broadcasting live video from your smartphone to any of your Twitter followers interested enough to tune in.<p>STAR WALK 2<p><b>iOS, £2.99/Android £1.96</b><p>If …

Apps

Microsoft's new Surface 3 tablet runs full Windows, not RT

How many times have we said that the Surface would be great, if not for its OS? The truth is, the Surface RT and Surface 2 were lovely, well-crafted things, with great screens, solid build quality and long battery life. We just wished they could run the full gamut of desktop programs, in part to …

Life with the Moto 360: has Motorola's smartwatch turned a corner?

When the Moto 360 first hit the scene, its reception was... mixed. That round display was eye-catching, but it couldn't make up for the smartwatch's all-too-short battery life and undercooked software. Times have changed, though. Motorola trotted out updates that addressed the 360's early problems, …

Five New 2015 Video Game Releases Blast onto the Scene

<b>From big-budget studios to a one-woman team in Japan, next year’s games will be full of surprises.</b><p>The world of video games is flourishing, and 2015 …

Intel Corporation

This Little Handwriting Robot Helps Kids Learn By Letting Them Be Teachers

How to give a kid confidence in their abilities? Let them teach a bot that’s worse than them.<p>Learning-by-teaching is a proven way for students to gain new skills. But does the technique work when kids teach robots and not other kids?<p>Researchers in Switzerland think so. They’ve developed the …

Teaching

Sony Does A Tablet With An Add On Bluetooth Keyboard

Sony isn’t done with mobile hardware yet, despite its recent talk of an exit strategy from smartphones. Here at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona it’s showing off a new 10.1 inch Android tablet, the Xperia Z4, coming this June, along with a new mid-tier 4G/LTE smartphone, the Xperia …

Gear & Gadgets