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SkyDrive for iPhone adds automatic camera uploads

Microsoft is releasing a significant update to its SkyDrive iOS app today. iPhone users will now be able to automatically upload camera photos straight to Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage. The same functionality had previously been reserved for users of Windows Phone, but Microsoft is expanding …

iOS

Google's social GPS app Waze now available on Windows Phone

Google might just be warming up to Windows Phone support. After releasing an updated version of its search app for Windows Phone earlier this week, Google is now debuting Waze for Microsoft’s mobile OS. Like the iOS version before it, Waze on Windows Phone provides access to real-time traffic …

Google wireless charger goes on sale

Wireless charger for Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 available in the US and Canada<p>Google’s new wireless charger for Nexus devices is now on sale for $49.99 (£31), but it has not yet come to the UK.<p>The charger, which is a small, black cube and measures 60 x 60 x 12.5mm, went on sale in the Google Play …

Android News

Watch LG's new flexible phone heal itself after a knife scratch

When LG announced its curved smartphone, the G Flex, it boasted that the handset was coated with a "self-healing" material and even compared it to Wolverine from <i>X-Men</i>. LG later released a promotional video showing off the tech in action, but it's only now that someone has put the company's claims …

Evena's smart glasses offer nurses a through-the-skin view of patients' veins (video)

It's not always easy for nurses to find the right vein for an intravenous drip -- the target vessels are sometimes hidden below the skin. Evena Medical's new Eyes-On smart glasses may make those injections a little easier. The Moverio-based eyewear overlays a 3D blood vessel map on the patient, …

The transparent and flexible electronics of the future could be printed with an ordinary printer

New liquid alloy promises a world of exciting possibilities<p>If the dreamers of the tech world have their way, the day will come when we'll use 3D printers to produce everything we need, from nourishing meals to spacecraft parts. Electronics have proven tougher to manufacture at home, however, due to …

Windows Phone Users Can Finally Experience The Joys Of Instagram

Today Instagram is finally available for the Windows Phone-with just one tiny flaw. You can’t actually capture videos in the app, and capturing a photo is complicated.<p>Though initial reports said that users couldn’t capture photos with the Instagram app, our own Dan Rowinski reports that it works …

Best New Apps: 'Tilt to Live 2'

It's absolutely insane<p>There are plenty of great touchscreen mobile games, but few that use tilt in a way that feels right. <i>Tilt to Live</i> was a rare exception, a frantic arcade game that had you tilting your phone to avoid deadly dots while using all kinds of weapons to destroy them. Now the game has …

Brazil

Gaming in darkness: 'Papa Sangre II' is a terrifying world made entirely of sound

Let Sean Bean be your guide through the underworld<p><i>Papa Sangre II</i> doesn't try to wow you with its graphics — it doesn't even have any. It's an audio-only experience for iOS, and the sequel to perhaps the scariest game I've ever played. In it, you navigate a dark and treacherous world using sound …

Sean Bean

Knock app lets you unlock your Mac by tapping your iPhone

Mac and iPhone owners can say goodbye to unlocking their computer with a password thanks to the new app Knock. Launching today for $3.99, Knock allows a Mac to be unlocked just by knocking on a paired iPhone. The two devices connect over Bluetooth LE, allowing a phone to automatically detect when …

Official Facebook app for Windows 8.1 now available

Windows 8 is getting a big name app addition today: Facebook. Microsoft teased plans for an official Facebook app earlier this year at its Build developer event, and the launch coincides with the Windows 8.1 update that's also making its debut today. The app looks just like what you'd expect from a …

'Device 6' is a stylish mystery novel masquerading as a game

The best of both worlds<p>Mobile games typically fall into one of two different categories. There are the <i>Angry Birds</i> of the world, games that are perfect for sneaking in some play while waiting in line or sitting on the bus. Then there are the games that demand your full attention, the kinds of …

Facebook redesigns Messenger again: less Facebook, more messaging

A new shade of blue<p>It's not immediately obvious that the latest version of Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android is a Facebook app at all. Its name is Messenger, not Facebook Messenger, and its icons, text, and buttons have been graded a new shade of lighter, more vibrant blue. If not for the chat …

Chatbots

Fantastical 2 for iPhone combines your calendar and your to-dos

Flexibits today announced Fantastical 2 for iPhone, a new version of its trademark calendar app which brings an iOS 7-inspired design, Reminders support, week view, background refresh, and more. The app is a paid upgrade for all users, and hits the App Store today for an introductory price of …

Play this: 'Star Wars' goes 8-bit with 'Tiny Death Star'

Business management in a galaxy far, far away<p>Building a galactic empire takes a lot of money, and <i>Star Wars: Tiny Death Star</i> is all about raking in those sweet, sweet credits. Much like the <i>Angry Birds Star Wars</i> series, <i>Tiny Death Star</i> simply takes an existing mobile hit and adds some flavor from a …

Samsung's next Galaxy might have a wrap-around display

A future Samsung Galaxy smartphone will be released with a flexible display that wraps around its outer edges, showing information on the phone's …

Mobile