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These are the 5 apps you need on your phone this week

It's more difficult than ever to seek out the best new apps released each week, even if you have the will to trawl through the app store on a regular basis. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorite app picks together in a handy…

Fallout Shelter for Android will arrive on August 13th

At its E3 2015 conference, Bethesda announced and released Fallout Shelter, a strategy game for iOS devices. Earlier today at QuakeCon, Todd Howard revealed that Fallout Shelter will be available for free on the Google Play Store starting…

Duckface to unlock: How our selfie obsession helped make eye-recognition possible

While selfies may seem like a waste of time, without them, we wouldn’t be on the cusp of securing our smartphones using eye scanning technology. Here’s how they managed to kickstart a biometric security revolution.

You can play Half-Life on your Android smartwatch, but should you?

Step aside, Doom -- running Half-Life is the new test of a device's mettle. Modder Dave Bennett has managed to get Valve's seminal first-person shooter running on an Android-powered LG G smartwatch.
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Need a new smartphone super fast? Just request an Uber

Uber continues its evolution into a delivery business. Customers in both Singapore and Malaysia can now order a Xiaomi Mi Note smartphone directly from the Uber app, and have it at their door within minutes.

LG will construct an entire factory to build flexible phone screens

LG Display is about to start work on a new factory that's dedicated to producing flexible and foldable screens, that it expects to be the next hot feature on our phones, in our living rooms, and in our cars.
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Line Lite app may be less than 1MB in size, but there’s still room for cute stickers

Messaging app Line has released a lightweight version of the main app named Line Lite. Designed for developing markets, it's less than 1MB in size and uses less data, but still manages to squeeze in some cute stickers.

The Asus ZenFone 2E joins AT&T’s affordable GoPhone prepaid smartphone lineup

Asus and AT&T announced the ZenFone 2E, which will join AT&T's lineup of prepaid phones. Even though it's decidedly a mid-range smartphone, the $120 price tag is nothing to scoff at, especially when you take a peek at all that the phone…

This amazing new antenna could stretch phone battery life, but nobody’s using it

This tiny antenna tuner uses a new type of technology that could improve the connection and increase the battery life of our smartphones, but manufacturers aren't letting it.

Google Glass 2.0 news: Enterprise Edition may have a foldable hinge and ruggedized body

All eyes are on Google as it gets ready to release the second version of its Glass eyewear, and rumors suggest that the new device is going to have a focus on business use, and not be available to general consumers at all.

The New York Times will offer free articles on Starbucks’ mobile app

The New York Times and Starbucks announced on Tuesday that some news articles would be available for free to Starbucks loyalty members via the Starbucks mobile app, starting in the first half of next year.