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Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

Review: How to Use a Borrowed Phone With Your Own Phone Number

The new app Hotel My Phone lets you create a virtual copy of your forgotten or dead phone on a borrowed phone.<p>It happens every day. People either forget their smartphones, or discover that their phones’ batteries are dead. So, if they have to send a text or make a call, they borrow a phone from a …

Nielsen Can Now Track Netflix Viewership Data

So far, Netflix hasn’t played the ratings game, preferring to stay tight-lipped about the number of people who have been binge-watching, say, <i>Gilmore Girls</i> for the past month. (We can say definitively, however, that the number is at least one.)<p>Next month, though, according to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, …

Immediately Is An Email App For Sales Reps That Tracks When Messages Are Read

SquareOne, an email startup that launched its iOS app for organizing messages earlier this year, has now pivoted to become Immediately, an email app designed with the needs of sales reps in mind. The new app, which is currently live on the web and on iPhone, is an email client application offering …

This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf People Live

Ryan Hait-Campbell says his San Francisco company’s invention is really about jobs. Deaf people like himself, explains the MotionSavvy CEO, are too …

iOS 8 Document Management Updates – MacStories

After updating PDF Converter and Scanner Pro with support for iOS 8 extensions last week, Readdle released updates to Documents and PDF Expert yesterday, bringing full integration with iCloud Drive and document pickers.<p>Similarly, Panic's Transmit was updated with various enhancements including an …

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A stranger in my bed: Testing the Wakie app

Crave's Michael Franco spends a week getting woken up by people from all over the world, and the results are eye-opening.<p>I am fast asleep. A steady pulse draws me out of a deep dream and I fumble for the phone on my nightstand. Is it my mom in New York? My nephew in Hawaii?<p>Nope, it's a woman I've …

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Getting to know Apple's new Family Sharing feature

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Hours For iOS 8 Lets You Track Your Time With A Widget

Those who have to keep track of how they spend their time working during the day can’t do much better on iOS than Hours, Apple Design Award winner Tapity‘s latest app. We recommended the app when it launched back in July, and now the Tapity team has released an update for iOS 8 that helps you keep …

Sprint’s newest gadget lets you route mobile calls over a wired phone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user dno1967b<p>You may have cut the cord on your home landline, but if you’re like me, you might sometimes get a …

Your Emotion Determines Your Company's Success | Inc.com

Every day you wake up with the thought of driving your company forward. If you are like many, you probably fell asleep making key decisions to be implemented the next day. While standing in line for coffee, your mind wandered to that pesky product decision that has hamstrung the team for the last …

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Four Note-Taking Apps For The Tech-Forward College Student

As we head into the depths of August (the month where time stands still), there is <i>one</i> interesting thing that starts to happen. Kids head back to school.<p>That said, we decided to use some new data from CampusBooks to look at how college students are approaching their schoolwork. Perhaps the most …

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Minnesota signs first smartphone 'kill switch' law

Minnesota signed the first law in the U.S. that requires all smartphones to include a "kill swtich" in an attempt to cut back on theft.<p>Governor Mark Dayton signed the bill into law Wednesday. If a smartphone is lost or stolen, the "kill switch" would remotely disable the phone, making it useless …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

What It Really Feels Like to Ride in a Self-Driving Car

Google’s project to change transportation by designing cars which can drive themselves is getting less secretive. On Tuesday, the company pulled back …

Instagram account busts rappers wearing fake designer watches

FakeWatchBusta claims to know a real Rolex from a replica<p>An Instagram user called FakeWatchBusta is making a name for himself by identifying which rappers and other celebrities are wearing counterfeit timepieces. His account features photographs of the famous people, their knock-off watches, and …

Autodesk joins the 3D printer wars

The company is aiming to make 3D printing accessible to as many as possible. But it will be pricey.<p>MakerBot, 3D Systems, and other companies that have dominated the lower-end 3D printer space have a giant new player to contend with: Autodesk.<p>Wednesday, Autodesk announced its own 3D printer, along …

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Top iPhone apps gone free

Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>Prices were last updated 5 minutes ago<p>Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our …

Kickstarter – iStick: A USB & Lightning Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad – MacStories

The iStick by Hypershop is a USB (Mac+PC) flash drive with an integrated Apple-approved Lightning connector. Made to work for any current generation iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that has a Lightning port, the iStick allows users to easily and safely move data between computers, iPhones, iPads and …

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