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Computing

The Windows Store is slowly improving, but after almost three years shouldn't it be better?

The Windows app Store has been a mess. Visually, the re-designed Store (beta) is an improvement and Microsoft is creating the conditions for better apps. Microsoft apparently listened to feedback Will developers listen up, too?
Android Army

These are the five apps you need to download this week

There are hundreds of new apps released every week, making it impossible to try them all, even if you can search them out in our ever more crowded app stores. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorites together in a handy list…
Product Review

Motorola Droid Turbo Review

Left to flounder, Motorola’s flagship Droid Turbo has grown stale.
Computing

Are cookies crumbling our privacy? We asked an expert to find out

Ever wondered about Internet cookies? We take a look at what cookies really are, and track their origin. In the wake of the EU cookie law, we also discuss their impact on our privacy, both real and imagined.
Mobile

New study shows how age affects your social network of choice

ComScore has crunched the numbers for current social media use, particularly regarding age. Snapchat has the biggest percentage of younger adults, while Facebook appeals to the older crowd.
Home Theater

DT Giveaway: Turn your rock cachet to 11 by winning these Marshall Monitor headphones

We're giving away a pair of Marshall Monitor Headphones to one lucky reader! Sign up for your chance to win these stylish, high-end headphones from one of the most storied names in rock and roll.
Computing

Zuckerberg is spreading the Internet across the globe, but is it only for Facebook’s gain?

Mark Zuckerberg, through Facebook, has started an initiative called Internet.org that aims to bring the web to places lacking access. Just one problem; it seems the plan is meant to benefit Facebook more than anyone else.
Mobile

Stolen Uber accounts on sale for $1 each

Uber insists there's been no breach of the company's systems, but a Motherboard report suggests that thousands of login details for the cab-hailing service are being traded online.
Mobile

Kids spend 6.5 hours a day in front of a TV, gaming console, smartphone, computer, tablet

A new report from a U.K.-based research agency specializing in children and young people finds that children ages 5-16 spend an average of 6 1/2 hours a day in front of a TV, video game console, mobile phone, computer or tablet.
Mobile

The next update for Windows 10 preview supports more than 6 phones

Last month marked the addition of phones to the Windows 10 Technical Preview, but not many users were actually able to try it due to the small number of devices supported. The next build of Windows 10 will add support for many more phones.
Mobile

New York City gives teens with mental health issues free counseling via text

Smartphones give teens instant access to photos, videos and tweets. Now students at 10 New York City public high schools can pick up their phones to get immediate access to free mental health counseling, thanks to a new pilot program called…
Music

5 new songs to stream from Courtney Barnett, Laura Marling, Action Bronson, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Courtney Barnett, Action Bronson, and more.