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Giftagram takes the hassle out of buying gifts — but keeps a personal touch

With our busy lives it can sometimes get a little difficult to find the time to buy gifts -- so much so that cards and vouchers end up being commonplace. Giftagram, however, keeps gift-buying easy, but retains that personal touch.
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A Beginner’s guide to Mindfulness meditation, and the best apps for learning

In the wake of enlightening scientific studies, mindfulness meditation is gaining mainstream attention. For those curious about meditation, we've selected five of the best apps to place you on the path to a stress-free mind.
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Following failure, Apple finds success bringing iPads into the classroom

Apple isn't letting a few failures in the classroom stop it from trying. The company's latest efforts to bring the iPad into schools as part of President Obama's ConnectED initiative actually seems to be working.
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Apple acknowledges music deletion issue, but can’t work out the cause

Apple has acknowledged reports from Apple Music subscribers who claim some of their locally stored music files have been deleted. The company says that so far it hasn't been able to replicate the issue, but suggests an upcoming iTunes…
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Three years behind iOS, Windows 10 Mobile is finally getting fingerprint scanning

Microsoft is late to the fingerprint scanning party, but better late than never. This summer, Windows 10 Mobile will support fingerprint scanning, allowing users to log in to their device simply with their finger.
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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.