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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

AT&T resuscitates the Nokia Lumia 1520 and its ludicrous price tag from the dead

AT&T saw fit to quietly reintroduce the Nokia Lumia 1520, a gargantuan Windows phone that AT&T first launched back in 2013. The carrier presumably brought back the phone because of the phone's update to Windows 10 Mobile.
Web

Google may soon let you test your internet speed straight from search results

Responding to web users' growing interest in testing their internet speeds, Google is apparently looking to launch its own tool, embedding it at the top of searches for such a service.
Mobile

Lyft reportedly made investors very happy with its record number of rides

In a leaked investor update, mustached ride-sharing service Lyft reportedly completed 12.7 million rides in May, a company record for any month. Lyft also set records in other spheres, such as number of unique riders.
Social Media

Turkey throttles access to Facebook and Twitter following airport attacks

Following the attacks on Istanbul Atatürk Airport, the Turkish government imposed severe throttling on social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. Some consider such throttling a form of censorship.
Social Media

Twitter Dashboard tells users what to tweet about to gain followers

Twitter has launched a new iOS app aimed at businesses, which can schedule, curate, and measure the impact of tweets. The "Dashboard" app also suggests tweet ideas to help companies engage with potential customers.
Mobile

The South Korean government will investigate 'some matters' involving Apple

South Korea's Fair Trade Commission launched an investigation into Apple, though the agency's chairman declined to reveal any specifics. Rumors, however, suggest that the country is not happy with Apple's business practices.
Mobile

Evernote restricts free accounts to two devices, increases the price of paid tiers

Evernote is about to get a bit more restrictive for free users. The service is limiting to two the number of devices on non-paying accounts, and it's hiking the price of its Plus and Premium tiers.
Virtual Reality

With Google’s new Expeditions app, teachers can take their whole class on a VR field trip

There are already more than 200 different Expeditions which can be taken -- with each one curated with integrated descriptions, talking points, and questions. Currently, trips include visits to historical landmarks, diving…
Social Media

Facebook wants you to share more with new "Like" buttons and Chrome extensions

Facebook is rolling out a new "Like" button and extensions that'll make sharing articles, webpages, and photos to your social media friends even easier than it already is.
Web

Google greatly expands its targeted ads, but thankfully it’s opt-in

You may be seeing a prompt from your Google account soon -- it's to ask if you want to opt-in for a new advertising feature that would make ads even more relevant. Google also has a new My Activity page that lets you control how your data…
Mobile

The ZTE Nubia Z11 offers flagship specs with one glaring omission

ZTE has finally unveiled the Nubia Z11 smartphone, a flagship-quality device with excellent specs and a stunning design. Not only does it boast great specs, but it also comes at a low price.