Microsoft rethinks the browser with Edge (hands-on)

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Microsoft Edgeis a fast, modern browser that’s intended to replace Internet Explorer. It’s bundled into Windows 10 , and packs a number of new features that hope to lure folks away from the likes of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. But even though Windows 10 has finally arrived, Edge isn’t quite ready for prime time. […]

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An all-in-one office app with speedy performance

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Move over, Microsoft Office and Google Drive, WPS Office (iOS|Android) is one of the best mobile office suites you can download. This app built by Chinese company Kingsoft is wildly popular in the East and has been slowly gaining steam in the US thanks to its many loyal fans. Feature for feature, it matches its […]

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Good text editor lacking in key iOS 8 features

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Wordbox won’t replace your default iOS Notes app, but it will allow you to quickly write and post HTML content with ease. It has support for Markdown (simplified text entry in order to create HTML documents), a built-in Flesky keyboard, Dropbox sync support and useful archive options. It also lets you share your work to […]

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The most comprehensive messaging app

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Viber (iOS|Android|Windows Phone) is excellent for messaging and calling your friends for free around the globe and you can even make video calls. You can also use your and your friends’ actual phone numbers provided they have the app too. There are a number of third party messaging apps in the App Store such as […]

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Here are the Android 6.0 Marshmallow features that matter

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A new year, a new version of Android. For 2015, the candy-themed update is all about behind-the-scenes tweaks and a few blockbuster features. With Android 6.0 Marshmallow, as it’s officially called, Google focused on a few big new features, like Now on Tap, and smaller changes for better battery life and performance. Instead of a […]

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Super Mario Run, reviewed: Is Nintendo’s one-fingered iPhone game worth it?

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The moment I downloaded Super Mario Run on my iPhone, I handed it to my 8-year-old son to play. My 3-year-old was curious, too. I never got my phone back again. Nintendo’s never put its games on phones, and Super Mario Run comes closest to feeling like a 3DS or Wii U ($410.00 at Amazon.com) game on mobile. I’ve played…

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Hands-off photo organization meets eye-catching editing tools

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Google has finally built a straightforward, standalone service that intelligently organizes your entire photo collection. Google Photos, as it’s called, has apps for Android and iOS, plus a Web presence, all designed to be your one and only digital photo library. Like its earlier incarnations in Google+, the revamped Photos service stores your photos in […]

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Better battery life and slick new features make the most out of your Apple devices

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A new version of Apple’s iOS might not draw the same crowd as a fancy new phone or a super-sized tablet, but today’s release of iOS 9, the company’s new mobile operating system, marks the first taste many folks will get of Apple’s vision for the future of mobile devices. The software upgrade brings with […]

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Apple launches News, another news aggregation app

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Apple has announced an app called News, which is designed to aggregate various news sources into one easy-to-read interface. Much like the popular app Flipboard, News integrates a variety of sources into a single feed. It automatically builds personalized recommendations based on what you read. At first glance News doesn’t provide much that’s actually new. […]

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More live TV for a lower price than ever

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$35 per month for 100 channels. That’s what DirecTV Now delivers today. If that was all you needed to know, you could stop reading right now, cancel your cable or satellite service, subscribe and start saving. Alas, it’s more complex than that. For starters, you’ll need a compatible device and a fast-enough internet connection. Those aren’t big hurdles for a…

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