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Runkeeper is the latest mobile app to run afoul of privacy advocates

If you're concerned about privacy, it may be time to find a new fitness tracking app. Runkeeper is reportedly tracking users, even when the app isn't in use, and selling that data to advertisers. The company has earned a formal complaint in…
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
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Apple bets big on Uber's biggest competitor in China with a $1 billion investment

Apple invested $1 billion in Didi Chuxing, a Chinese ride-hailing service and Uber's main competition in the country. Apple's big bet in China fuels rumors that the company is interested in the auto industry.
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RemoteCam lets you wirelessly trigger your iPhone camera with flick of the wrist

While the Apple Watch is capable of controlling an iPhone's camera remotely, it's relatively basic. A new app called RemoteCam gives you greater control, and it lets you quickly take a photo with a snap of your wrist.
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WhatsApp encryption is affecting FBI’s work in ‘huge ways’

WhatsApp's decision to turn on encryption for its billion-plus users is certainly giving the FBI headaches. FBI Director James Comey says we can expect to see more litigation surrounding encrypted devices in the future.
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Windows on your watch: This developer got Windows 7 running on Android Wear

A crafty developer managed to get Microsoft's Windows 7 desktop operating system running on an Android Wear smartwatch. The result is technologically impressive, but not exactly pretty.
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This Apple patent could lead to a much smarter smart home

Apple's current smart home products are largely based on HomeKit, but if this patent is anything to go by the company is looking into ways to seriously expand what its smart home can do.
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You can now use Alexa on your phone through an app called Roger

If you've been itching to use Amazon's digital assistant, Alexa, on your mobile device, there's now a solution, and its name is Roger. The app lets you use Alexa, react to voicemail messages, and send voice messages to your…
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Apple will sell premium iPhone lens kit from Moment at select retail stores

Premium iPhone lens manufacturer Moment is partnering with Apple to bring its premium camera kit to 50 Apple Stores in the U.S. The company recently secured $3 million in funding.
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Dark Sky finally comes to Android, features widgets and subscription pricing

Dark Sky, the critically acclaimed weather app for iOS, has finally hit Android. It packs a bevy of new features, but also new pricing: a $2.99 annual subscription, versus the one-time $3.99 purchase price on iOS devices.
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100 awesome iPhone apps for 2016

The iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world, and we want to bring out the best in yours. Our comprehensive, category-by-category, list of the best iPhone apps available, from time-saving productivity tools to fun apps you won’t…
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Yes, Gboard will eventually come to Android and will have multi-language support 1:11

Google wants you to search on Google more. The answer? Integrating Google search into an iOS keyboard, called Gboard. Glide Typing is supported, and don't worry, Android and multi-language support is on the way.