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1 week ago

Skype relief is finally coming with notifications only on the device you're currently using

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Skype will soon be doing more to curb notification noise on your devices. The company has announced a new feature, known as "active endpoint" that will contain chat notifications to the device that you're using, rather than alerting every single device. For instance, if you're chatting using Skype on your phone, your computer and tablet will remain silent.

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1 week ago

Minuum keyboard app updated with floating and compact modes

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The team behind the popular Minuum keyboard app for Android devices are rolling out a new update today on Google Play, which offers some new features such as floating and compact modes, among others.

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1 week ago

Verizon said to be taking on Google Play with its own misguided app store

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The next Android phone you buy from Verizon might just come with a Verizon-branded app store. If that sounds familiar, like something from days past, you're not alone in that feeling. Apparently Verizon is working on a "different kind of app store", promoting app discovery in a way that Google Play has yet to grasp.

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1 week ago

Dropbox's Carousel app gets updated with new features and Android L support

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Dropbox's recently launched Carousel photo and video app for Android got a new update this week, adding a number of features along with full support for Android L.

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1 week ago

Top app, device and accessory sales for August 20, 2014

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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 discounts out in the world that isn't listed, let us know in the comments!

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1 week ago

Facebook enabling in-app browser for links on some accounts

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Facebook is rolling out a new feature in its app that many have offered for some time — an in-app browser — to speed up reading and sharing of links found within the social network. As is the case in many RSS readers and Twitter apps, Facebook's in-app browser will load the web page of a link you clicked within the Facebook app, rather than tossing you out to Chrome or another browser that you have installed on your phone.

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1 week ago

Uber test driving Corner Store delivery service

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Mobile-first transportation service, Uber, is dabbling in deliveries with a new service called Corner Store. Those inside of two limited Washington D.C. delivery zones can now order from a catalog of over 100 items Uber has in stock, and have the items delivered to their precise location. This service will only go for a couple of weeks to see what the reception's like.

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1 week ago

The best camera apps for Android

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Samsung Galaxy S5 camera

Are you looking for something a little extra in your Android camera app? Maybe more creative options, or more detailed technical control? Maybe something easier to use? We've got our five favourite camera apps for Android right here. It's worth noting that though there's a ton of overlap with photo editing apps, we're trying to focus on apps that are primarily for taking pictures for this round-up, rather than apps for editing the end result.

Ready, shutterbugs? It's time to fire up the Google Play Store.

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1 week ago

The Simpsons: Tapped Out takes on Clash of Clans in latest update

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The Simpsons: Tapped Out is taking Clash of Clans head on in its latest update. Now your Springfield citizens can take up bows and swords and raid the cities of your friends similar to the Clash of Clans mechanism. Obviously you'll need to put up your own defenses to keep invaders out as well.

If you're just getting started with the game, take a gander at our top tips and tricks for The Simpsons: Tapped Out.

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1 week ago

Verizon's HTC One Max picking up Sense 6 in latest update

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Though HTC One Max users on Sprint got their hands on a Sense 6 update back in May, Verizon has just started its OTA rollout. We've received several tips and there are some responses in our forums indicating that the Verizon One Max is indeed finally getting its Sense 6 update, bringing it in line with the software you'd find on the One M8.

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