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iPhone users spent double on entertainment apps in 2016 due to in-app purchases

While games continue to account for more than 80 percent of sales on the App Store, the entertainment category observed a year-over-year increase of 130 percent, according to the latest data from analytics firm Sensor Tower.
Mobile

Get into shape with the best iPhone fitness apps

Working out and getting yourself in shape isn't easy, but it's easier with the right set of apps. These iOS apps will help you to track your calories, monitor your sleep, and achieve your fitness goals.
Mobile

Android 2.3 Gingerbread is effectively dead, as Google ends support

Google has effectively ended support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread by releasing libraries that no longer support it. Apps will continue to work on Gingerbread devices, but may not receive updates.
Movies & TV

Apple’s ‘Planet of the Apps’ trailer is Silicon Valley’s take on ‘Shark Tank’ 2:17

Apple Music is trying its hand at a new Shark Tank-esque series that will see aspiring app developers pitch their app ideas to a panel of celebrity entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
Mobile

Paws for a moment to coddle your kitten with our favorite feline-friendly apps

Looking for something to amuse your feline friend? Check out the best apps for cats right here, whether you need games to amuse your cat, music to help them relax, or resources to help you take care of them.
Mobile

Start dating more efficiently with one of these 8 apps 1:00

Everyone knows online dating can be stressful, time-consuming, and downright awful. Check out our top picks for the best Android and iPhone dating apps to help streamline the process and find the right date.
Mobile

100 awesome iPhone apps for 2017

The iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world, and we want to bring out the best in yours. Our comprehensive, category-by-category, list of the best iPhone apps available, from time-saving productivity tools to fun apps you won’t…
Mobile

Outlook for iOS now boasts extensions from Trello, Evernote, and more

The Outlook app for iOS just became a lot more capable. Thanks to a major update, it now boasts add-ins and apps from companies like Evernote, Microsoft's own Translate team, and more.
Computing

Samsung hopes to entice developers to build apps for Tizen TVs with update

Samsung unveiled an important update to its Tizen development kit on Wednesday. It’s a bit of an “inside baseball” kind of announcement, but it has far-reaching implications for the nascent OS platform.
Mobile

Upcoming Snapchat feature will add augmented reality animations to scenes

Work-in-progress Snapchat Lenses will reportedly "interact" with real-world objects and scenes, according to some reports. They may be used to advertise products, services, and brands.
Virtual Reality

Our favorite Samsung Gear VR apps might just turn you into ‘that guy’ on the bus

Before you put on your new Gear VR headset, you should know which apps and games are worth downloading. Lucky for you, we've put together a list of the best apps and games to be had, whether you're a fan of documentaries or arcade games.
Mobile

These language apps are almost as good as having a babelfish in your ear

Learning a language other than your own can be tough. Thankfully, these five apps will help you learn a foreign tongue with a variety of lessons, quizzes, and other activities that are designed to make you more fluent.