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How to improve battery life on any mobile device

We here at CNET have written numerous articles with tips and tricks for improving battery life on iOS and Android, some of which you can find here, here and here, but not everyone owns an iPhone or Android device. Despite which kind of mobile device you prefer, battery life tends to be an issue …

Find Out Which Apps Are Draining Your iPhone's Battery

A new app called Normal tells you which other apps to kill in order to save your battery life.<p>Unlike other apps that tell you what's zapping your …

Drone flying near LAX sparks alarm from jet pilot

Police officials say the sighting of a personal drone in restricted Los Angles International Airport air space and another over City Hall support the need to clarify civilian drone use laws.<p>In the first incident on Aug. 4, police said a personal drone was spotted by a Canadian jetliner hovering …

Digital Makeup Turns This Woman Into Living CGI

With just a small kit of powder, mascara, colored pencils, and paint, makeup can turn people into animals, monsters, paintings, and other people entirely. It can make the ugly beautiful, the beautiful ugly, the young old, and the old young.<p>But it’s also messy and time-consuming. The digital makeup …

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4 alternatives to increasingly expensive Facebook ads

The news that the average cost of a Facebook ad had jumped 123 percent compared to a year ago was disheartening for small businesses.<p>Until recently, growing businesses and startups had found the social media site an affordable place to post ads. But competition for Facebook’s limited ad space had …

Voice-Based Social Media Platform Bubbly Acquired By Altruist Group

Bubbly, the voice-based social media network, has been acquired by India-based Altruist, which provides telecom services in Europe, Africa, and Asia. The terms of the deal were undisclosed. Bubbly, which was known as Bubble Motion before rebranding last year, raised a total of $39 million, and …

Instagram Announces Account Insights, Ad Insights, Ad staging

Instagram today announced three new business tools to help brands build their following on the social network: Account insights, Ad insights, and Ad staging. The Facebook-owned company says the new suite will be rolled out “over the coming weeks and months,” but wouldn’t provide details regarding …

Tip of the Day: 5 Instagram Tips and Tricks You May Not Know

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in thinking we know everything there is to know about social media that we forget it’s always evolving. If you’re like me, chances are you often don’t read about the new features added to your updated app or even bother to ask your friends about the tips they’ve …

How Twitter Decides What to Place in Your Stream

It's not what you think.<p>Earlier this week, Twitter began adding content to users’ timelines, and it says it’s going to keep doing that.<p>But Twitter hasn’t really explained <i>how</i> it’s doing that — and the bits of information it has offered are confusing.<p>Let’s try to clear it up.<p>Right now, when Twitter …

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If you’ve made it this far, you are most likely concerned about your health. Whether it is freedom from chronic pain, care for a specific injury, or …