Best augmented-reality apps

Augmented-reality apps have come a long way in the past few years, and there are more of them available to consumers than ever before. Check out our top picks for the best AR apps, for both Android and iOS devices.

Galaxy Note 8 may have dual-lens camera the Galaxy S8 only dreams of

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was a PR nightmare, but that doesn't mean Samsung is giving up on the Note lineup altogether. Here's everything we know about the rumored Samsung Galaxy Note 8 so far.

Xiaomi Mi 6 packs Snapdragon 835, dual-lens cameras, slick design for $365

Xiaomi's Mi 6 is here, after a longer than expected wait, but is it the powerful and stylish phone we hoped for? The Snapdragon 835 chip is inside, which is an excellent start. Here's everything else you need to know about it.

Rediscover experiences with Google Maps' Timeline feature for iPhone

Google Maps' Timeline feature, just released for iOS, lets users retrace their steps across any given time period. But fear not — if you find that a little creepy, you can easily turn it off.

Apple made iMovie and a bunch of its other apps free for everyone

Apple has decided to stop charging for its suite of Mac and iOS apps, namely iMovie, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and GarageBand. The move is set to benefit owners of older Apple devices.

Here’s how you publish 360-degree videos to your social timeline

So you've successfully captured and edited your 360-degree video -- now it's time to share it with the world. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to publish your immersive video to your favorite social media platform.

Here are the best Messenger-compatible bots rolled out at Facebook's F8 2017

Facebook spent time chatting about Messenger bots at its F8 2017 developer conference. New bots from Spotify, Western Union, Mastercard, and Rue21 had some of the coolest features features we saw.
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Facebook gives users the power to produce their own AR filters and frames with Camera Effects Platform

Facebook's new Camera Effects Platform and Studio tools allow ordinary users to create custom effects to decorate their photos, videos, profile pictures, and Facebook Live events.
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Facebook Messenger can now find bots, order food, and more

Facebook Messenger is getting a makeover. At the F8 developer conference in 2017, the social network announced new features aimed at growth, including new search tools to make it easier to find bots.

Facebook’s Workplace adds file-sharing, bots, and more to stick it to Slack

The social networking pioneer announced a variety of new features for Workplace, including support for various file-sharing services, task automation "bots," and more, at its annual F8 developer conference.

Pandora expands availability of Premium streaming service to everyone

Pandora Premium, the popular online radio service's on-demand subscription tier, is now available to anyone. New customers can get up to 60 days of the Premium streaming service for free.

Check out 25 of the best Android Wear apps for your smartwatch

Looking for some ways to spruce up that new Android smartwatch of yours? Here are our favorite apps to download and use with any Android smartwatch, including a few of the best Android Wear 2.0 apps.