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Mobile

Samsung’s Gear S2 will soon get a substantial software upgrade

Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch will soon get a big software update. The highlights include a recommended app screen and custom watch faces, plus an updated weather and clock interface and new voice assistance features.
Movies & TV

App developers wanted for Apple’s first reality TV series, ‘Planet of the Apps’

Apple is getting ready to enter television, and with 'Planet of the Apps' it wants to show a hundred developers working on something for their platform. Submissions are open to all legal residents of the U.S.
Web

Travel cheap thanks to Google's hotel and flight-finding search update

Google has launched an update to its search engine designed to make traveling cheaper and help users find deals on both hotels and flights. For example, users can now be notified when a hotel fare drops below the norm.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for 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…
Mobile

Apple hit with a patent lawsuit over the iPhone’s battery charging tech

Texas-based firm Somaltus LLC filed a complaint against Apple, accusing the Cupertino company of violating its "Integrated Battery Service System" patent with the way an iPhone is charged.
Mobile

It took a lawsuit for Apple to consider an iPhone repair center in Russia

Thanks to a lawsuit brought against the company in June, Apple is reportedly considering building an iPhone repair center in Russia. Building such a center might increase Apple's share of the Russian phone market.
Social Media

Pizza Hut is making ordering easy thanks to its new Messenger chatbot

Pizza Hut wants to make it as easy as possible for you to order a pizza, and has announced the launch of a new pizza-ordering bot for Facebook Messenger. The bot will be available in August.
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ version 1.0.1 fixes that scary Google login security issue

Pokémon Go developer Niantic Labs has pushed the game's first update, version 1.0.1, on iOS which corrects the game's much-maligned security issue for players logging in with their Google accounts.
Photography

Why play with preset photo filters when Creatic will let you craft your own? 0:56

Image editors aren't hard to find, but some of the features in Creatic's latest update certainly are. From the ability to save custom presets to color curves and double exposures, Creatic offers quite a few features for a free iOS…
Gaming

Angry Birds developer abandons the Universal Windows Platform

Rovio is officially abandoning Microsoft's Windows platform, according to a company spokesperson. It'll cease all sales of games on the Windows Store in the coming months.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for 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…
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ will get trading, more customization in bi-weekly updates

In a pair of recent interviews, Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke teased some of the company's plans to build out the mobile sensation's features, starting with one of the franchise's core components, Pokémon trading.