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Apps were more popular than ever in 2016, and it was largely thanks to China

The appification of the world is going strong, and its epicenter appears to be in China. App Annie's 2016 Retrospective on the mobile app industry has shed some light on how the industry has grown in the last year.
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Newly released patent shows the Google Chromecast that could have been

Coulda, woulda, shoulda, but Google didn't do that -- where "that" is electing a slightly sleeker, sexier design for its second-generation Chromecast. We're seeing this design thanks to a newly released patent from 2015.
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Take control of your house’s scents with Moodo, the smart diffuser

Now, you can decide exactly what your home smells like thanks to Moodo, an internet-connected customizable scent mixing system. With Moodo, you won't be stuck with the premixed scents provided to you by Yankee Candle or some oily…
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From appliances to robots, Alexa-supported devices were nearly everywhere at CES 1:47

More speakers, home automation products, and robots with support for Amazon's Alexa voice platform were announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. We took a look at a few.
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Brexit fallout means iOS customers in U.K. will have to pay more for apps

As a result of Brexit-induced currency fluctuations, Apple announced that it's increasing the price of digital goods in its U.K. app stores. The change could come as soon as next Wednesday.
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Think you feel a cold coming on? ColdSense app will tell you if you’re right

You might be able to predict the future in terms of your health with ColdSense from Zicam, the first iPhone app meant to help you evaluate your chances of catching the common cold.
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CDMA vs. GSM: What’s the difference between these cellular standards?

If you're in the market for a new smartphone or carrier, you've likely encountered the acronyms CDMA and GSM before. Check out our brief explanation on the two wireless standards for a closer look at their availability and functionality.
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Flying off the shelves: Demand for the Pixel and Pixel XL now exceeds supply

As per new data from Wave7 Research, the Pixel made up 9.5 percent of all smartphone sales at Big Red in the last month -- something neither Verizon nor Google actually anticipated. During the holiday season, sales were even hotter.
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes 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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Order ZTE’s groundbreaking, eye-tracking, sticky Hawkeye phone for $200 right now

The ZTE Hawkeye is the eye-tracking phone that started life as Project CSX, a mobile device designed by online committee. It's up for pre-oder on Kickstarter now, for just $200, and here's everything you need to know about it.
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Virtual phone number app Burner teams with Nomorobo to block spam calls

Burner, a virtual telephone service that provides disposable phone numbers on demand, announced a partnership with Nomorobo to block robocallers, spam, and telemarketers on Burner lines.
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February 9 may be Android Wear 2.0’s big release day

Google's highly anticipated Android Wear 2.0 update will arrive in "early February," with February 9 being rumored as the big day. The visual overhaul and improved features are expected to reinvigorate the company's smartwatch platform.