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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Track iPhone Data Usage And Set Warnings with Beautiful DataMan Next App [Daily Freebie]

DataMan was one of the first iPhone data trackers when it debuted back in 2010, after AT&T 86ed the utopian guarantee of unlimited data.<p>This new iteration, DataMan Next, is much prettier, but essentially does the same thing: It tracks your data usage and warns you before you spend money needlessly …

Silo App, A Slick And Simple To-Do List For iPhone, iPad And Mac

If there’s one note that’s almost guaranteed not to be in any of the zillions of to-do apps spread across your devices, it’s “Find new to-do list app.” However, should you actually have that entry scribbled down somewhere that you can actually find, then you can now cross it off the list: The app …

Apple's iOS Update Could Kill Snapchat, or at Least Make It Even Creepier

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Apple's second attempt at its new iPhone operating system presents a frightening problem for …

Snapchat Takes the Chat Out of the App with Snapkidz

If you have heard of Snapchat, chances are that you heard about the chat app from someone under the age of 15. The app, which allows users to share …

Evernote Updates Skitch for Mac With an Adjustable Canvas

Evernote updated its sketching and annotation app Skitch to version 2.6 today, adding an adjustable canvas, smaller shapes and more precise annotations into the mix.<p>The changes are small, but result in a vastly improved user experience. Whenever the user adds an annotation that goes beyond the edge …

Spotify Launches 'Browse', a Playlist Curation Feature for iOS and Android

As noted by Engadget, music streaming service Spotify has announced "Browse", a playlist curation and recommendation feature that will begin rolling out to users of its iOS and Android today. Browse utilizes a new user interface within the existing app, with the playlists selected by Spotify …

Meanings: Dictionary Lookup For Paper Books Using The iPhone’s Camera

Did you ever find yourself pinching to zoom a paper map, or tapping and holding on an unfamiliar word in a newspaper trying to pop up a dictionary definition? It always ends in frustration, no? Not anymore. Not the second one, anyway: Meanings is an app that lets you use the iPhone’s camera to look …

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Chrome for iPad Updated: Improved Voice Search & More

The <b>Chrome browser app for iPad</b> and iOS has been updated again this week. The new version number is, brace yourselves, 29.0.1547.11.<p>This isn’t a massive update for the app, but it does offer a few nice new enhancements to Chrome for iPad. For starters, there’s this little improvement to search …

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'Google Translate' for iOS Updated with Handwriting Integration, Support for 7 New Languages

Google has released a significant update to Google Translate for iOS, including a visual redesign that is similar to that of the “flat” design principles found in iOS 7, as well as new features such as handwriting input for 49 different languages with support for text input and spoken translations, …

Google Glass ditches tether requirement for data sharing

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NASA ends Deep Impact comet-hunting mission after eight years

After more than eight years, NASA's comet-hunting Deep Impact mission has come to an abrupt close. The agency has stopped trying to communicate with the mission probe after losing contact on August 8th. It's not clear what went wrong, but NASA suspects that it may have lost orientation control, …

Travels on the Run: Hyde Park, London

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>Hyde Park will host the triathlon and 10K marathon swimming events during the Olympics, as well as live screenings and world-class music and performances. If you’re in town for the games, live in the city year-round, or are planning a visit in the future, here’s a great way</i> …

Free Things to Do in London

From David Bowie and Beckham to Charles Darwin and Dickens, London has captured the world with legendary figures since its founding in the first century A.D. But it's not only the city's celebrities rising to the top—the British pound is rising, too. Don't get knackered looking for cheap deals …

London Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around London—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>The British Museum</b> <br>Built around the 1857 Round Reading Room, "Norman Foster's Great Court is a wonderful contrast of old London with new. Afterward, wander through the Egyptian rooms …

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London Paradise: Following the Kinks

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The Beatles sang better, the Stones played better, and the Who had more flash, but I’ve always had a soft spot for the lost-cause appeal of the <b>Kinks</b>, a band that sat out of the “British Invasion” due to a never-explained ban in America.<p>Being tethered to London, though, …

NASA Declares End to Deep Impact Comet Mission

Communication cutoff leads to loss of comet hunter, say space officials.<p><b>NASA officials declared the Deep Impact mission lost on Friday, after a computer glitch doomed the comet-smashing spacecraft.</b><p>Launched in 2005, the spacecraft memorably smashed a copper-jacketed probe into the comet Tempel 1 at …

Beer Gut: Man’s Belly Brews Own Beer

<b>Free beer might sound like heaven to some tailgaters on this football weekend, but consider the case of a man whose tummy was fermenting its own brew.</b><p>Suspected for five years of being a “closet drinker,” the 61-year-old man showed up in 2009 at a Texas emergency room with a blood alcohol …