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2 hours ago

Allthecooks rebrands app as Cookpad Recipes

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Allthecooks, the recipe sharing service that's gotten a good bit of attention as one of the initial Android Wear applications (and particularly as one that does things right) has rebranded its Android app.

The new name? Cookpad Recipes. (It'll just show as "Cookpad" in your app drawer. Same great app, same great waffle recipes. (Mmmmmm. Waffles.) Now with a new name. We're not sure what prompted the change, and the iOS and Windows Phone apps so far seem to be unaffected. But so long as the syrupy goodness keeps flowing, we'll call it whatever they want.

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12 hours ago

Dropbox update lets you dump from the cloud to your SD card

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Dropbox is updating its Android app today, giving users of its cloud storage service a new way to export files directly to an SD card, which is a nice feature for those that want to use the expanded storage space to, well, store things.

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16 hours ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for October 1

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We've dug up some solid deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets. If there's something you've been wanting to get your hands on, check out the list below. As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't listed, let us know in the comments!

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1 day ago

Path Talk will call local businesses so you don't have to

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Path Talk has launched a new feature called Places, where you can find a local business within the social networking app, and you can send an instant message to that business. That message actually goes to a Path Agent who will call on your behalf and do stuff like make a reservation, check store hours, or see if they have your size of shirt. Surprisingly enough, this service is offered for free in the U.S. and Canada.

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1 day ago

Fleksy comes to Amazon, Samsung app stores with major update

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Popular third-party keyboard Fleksy is rolling out a major update, and it's coming to two new store fresh off the heels of its iOS launch. The app will be coming to the Amazon Appstore and the Samsung App Store, and both the Fleksy keyboard and the Fleksy Messenger app for Samsung Gear devices are getting a bevy of new features.

Fleksy keyboard 3.2.5 for Android sports the usual host of bug fixes and optimizations, both for resources and for tablets. In addition, we have...

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1 day ago

TiVo app for Android finally adds streaming video support

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Owners of TiVo DVRs who also use Android smartphones or tablets can now fully use those devices, thanks to a new update to the TiVo Android app that finally allows it to stream recorded and live video from a DVR to supported smartphones and tablets.

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1 day ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for September 30

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We've dug up some solid deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets. If there's something you've been wanting to get your hands on, check out the list below. As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't listed, let us know in the comments!

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1 day ago

eBay to spin off PayPal into separate public company in 2015

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eBay will spin off its online payment division PayPal into its own separate, and publicly traded, company sometime in the second half of 2015. eBay claims that keeping PayPal around beyond 2015 "clearly becomes less advantageous to each business strategically and competitively."

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1 day ago

Hub by Premier Inn is a new smart hotel controlled by your connected smartphone

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Not to be mistaken as leaked photos from the set of the new Stars Wars movie, Hub by Premier Inn is a new hotel opening in London later this year. Futuristic rooms at the hotel will be available from November and will contain enough connected gadgetry to excite anyone with a smartphone or tablet. The company has released an app for iOS and Android in preparation of the London Hub opening, which will be able to control everything from lights to booking and food ordering.

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2 days ago

Motorola updates FM Radio app with Bluetooth audio playback, interface changes

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Motorola has updated its FM Radio app for Moto E and Moto Gs to include Bluetooth audio playback and a few visual refreshes. The app, which is only available for these Motorola devices that have an FM tuner inside, is pretty bare bones but gets the job done and is now just a little bit better as well. The first big change is the inclusion of Bluetooth audio support, which will let you stream your FM tunes out to a connected wireless speaker or pair of headphones.

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2 days ago

The top 5 text message replacement apps for Android

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Android text messaging apps

Don't like the IM app on your phone? Check out these replacements!

So maybe the standard messaging app that came on your phone isn't the best. You may think it's a bit clunky or doesn't pack a lot of punch when it comes to features. Luckily, we can replace those with other messaging apps. Most of them will bring some different design elements to the table, as well as additional functionality to fulfill our texting (and multimedia messaging) needs.

These apps will handle regular messaging without requiring you and your friends to use the same platform. This is not meant to provide a detailed look at any particular apps, but offer an overview of several popular ones. The ones we've listed here have received pretty good reviews on the Play Store.

Now let's get to it!

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2 days ago

OneDrive app for Android updated with new All Photos View and more

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Microsoft is rolling out a new update to its OneDrive cloud storage app for Android devices today that adds a few new features, including a new way to view photos stored on the service.

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2 days ago

SwiftKey Android app gets pink with its latest theme pack

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The popular SwiftKey keyboard app for Android is offering users a new option if they like more colorful ways of typing. Today, they can download the new Pink Pack which adds three new pink colored keyboard themes bundled with two previously released themes.

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2 days ago

Top Combo Crew tips and tricks for smashing high scores

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Combo Crew is a beat 'em up game designed specifically for mobile play. The name of the game is all about building the largest combo you can during each level. The bigger your combo, the greater your score, plus you'll unlock great rewards. Choosing from a variety of characters (including guests from Street Fighter and Another World) and then setting out to pound the hordes of enemies is a fierce good time. Combo Crew costs 99 cents in the Google Play Store and has in-app purchases.

Unlike most beat 'em ups, Combo Crew isn't just about knocking out enemies and clearing the level. You'll need to keep that combo up and complete various missions in order to unlock everything the game has to offer. Our all-new tips and tricks guide will help you hit the ground running in this classic game of fisticuffs.

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2 days ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for September 29

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We've dug up some solid deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets. If there's something you've been wanting to get your hands on, check out the list below. As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't listed, let us know in the comments!

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