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VisualRuler uses your iPhone’s camera to measure objects in the real world

Did you forget your tape measure at home but need to know if that discarded futon will fit in your hatchback? If you’re an iOS user, VisualRuler can help. Simply snap a photo of an object, and the app will measure it for you.
Mobile

Beyond booking: How next-gen travel apps do more than your desktop ever could

Travel apps are moving from simply duplicating the desktop experience, to becoming virtual travel assistants that offer services and suggestions tailored to your exact needs. Here’s a look at how these apps are advancing.
Mobile

10 calendar apps for Android and iOS that will help you organize a chaotic day

There are numerous calendar apps available on iOS and Android, but separating the good from the bad can be difficult. Thankfully, we've rounded up 10 of the best calendar apps -- from Fantastical 2 to Awesome Calendar -- to help you better…
Mobile

30 must-have Pebble Time apps, watchfaces, and games for your wrist

The cool thing about Pebble's wears is that they allow for third-party support. The smartwatches can only hold a few apps, however, so we've picked 30 favorite apps, games, and watchfaces for you to choose from.
Gaming

5 great location-based games that aren’t ‘Pokémon Go’

'Pokémon Go' has provoked legions of gamers all over the world to get off their butts and explore their surroundings. But it's not the only option. Here are some other great location-based games.
Gaming

South Koreans don't let geographic restrictions stop them from playing Pokemon Go — they just travel to the DMZ

South Korean gamers have not let a trivial hurdle like geographic restrictions stop them from playing Pokémon Go. They discovered it is available along the DMZ, and are traveling by busload to get there.
Business

Google just made it easier to find travel deals and book them on your phone

Google is making it easier to find deals to book travel and shop on your phone. Soon, mobile search for both travel and retail will be enhanced to make using a mobile device to shop and travel easier.
Mobile

The 8 Best Note-Taking and Productivity Apps Compared: OneNote, Dropbox, and More

Evernote is a capable service, but it's not for everyone. Check out some of our favorite note-taking apps and Evernote alternatives, whether you utilize iOS, Android, Windows, or another platform entirely.
Mobile

Want to learn to code? These 5 apps make it easy

Coding could be an important part of the future, though many still don't understand the basics of how it works. Thankfully, there are a ton of apps to help you learn, whether you want to build a website or create an Android app.
Mobile

Facebook tests its apps in a data center that houses 2,000 smartphones

Facebook's latest data center isn't like the others -- instead it's designed specifically for app testing, housing a hefty 2,000 smartphones, many of which are actually somewhat outdated.
Mobile

Start dating more efficiently with one of these 7 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

Download these apps to capture Pokémon, tweetstorm, and more

Every week we hunt for various apps you can enjoy -- you've probably heard of this week's number one app though. Check out some of our other top picks including an app that lets you easily tweetstorm.
Mobile

PayPal vs. Venmo vs. Square vs. Google: Who makes the best app for sending cash?

Today, there are plenty of ways to send money to your friends, regardless of the platform. But which is the best for your individual needs and purposes? Here, we compare PayPal, Google Wallet, Venmo, and Square Cash to find out.
Mobile

Lace up and head for the hills with the best hiking apps

If you're looking to go off-road and offline for an adventure, then you might want to check out some great hiking apps, and handy outdoors apps, to help you on your way. We've got everything from offline map apps, to apps that track the…
Mobile

Cook under Gordon Ramsay, and check out these apps of the week

Enjoying the long weekend? Check out these five great apps during your spare time. This week we've got an app that's the ultimate guide for DIY projects, one that lets you cook under chef Gordon Ramsay, and more.
Computing

Making an animated GIF is easier than you think with these apps

Making an animated GIF isn't as hard as you might expect, no matter the device you use. Check out some of our favorite desktop and mobile software, whether you want to record yourself, capture your screen, or pick a clip from a web.
Gaming

iOS users outspend Android users by two and a half times on in-app purchases

iOS users outspend Android users on in-app purchases by a staggering two and a half times. Studies indicate that iOS users are less cost sensitive and more willing to shell out cash on in-app purchases to support their gaming.
Mobile

Camp, grill, or just find fireworks with the perfect apps for July 4

It's America's birthday, meaning it's time to celebrate. Make this the best Independence Day yet with the help of these apps, which promise to make the most of your Fourth of July celebration.
Mobile

The 14 most outrageously expensive apps on iPhone

Think $10 is expensive for an iPhone app? Try $1,000. Here, we've rounded up some of the most expensive apps currently available in the App Store, just in case you're in need of a little perspective.
Photography

Snap and edit pictures like a pro with these great Android photo apps

They say the best camera is the one in your pocket. That said, check out a selection of our favorite photo-editing apps for Android, whether you need to crop a photo or outfit it with a old-school filter.
Mobile

Maintain your health and mind with these 15 medical apps

You use your smartphone for everything, you might as well use it to take care of your physical well being. Check out this list of medical apps to find a prescription or diagnose yourself.
Mobile

Instagram now has more than half a billion active users

Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo sharing network, has crossed the 500 million active-user threshold. More than 300 people use the service "every day."
Mobile

Best cooking apps for iPhone and Android

Consider yourself lost in the kitchen, or fancy yourself a capable chef? Check out our notable selection of the best cooking apps, whether you're need need of a killer recipe or a simple video tutorial.
Gaming

Want to play a mobile game with 500 of your best friends? Slither.io lets you do just that

Would you like to play an addictive mobile game with 500 of your best friends? So would 68 million mobile and 67 million browser users, and the success of Slither.io proves it at $100K per day.
Cool Tech

Snap a photo of your meal and this AI-powered startup will tell you how many calories it contains

It’s the dream of any foodie who watches what they eat to be able to snap a photo of their meals and have their phone instantly tell them how many calories they’re about to consume. That’s the mission statement of a new startup…
Mobile

100 awesome Android games you need to try 2:32

The Google Play store is loaded with both terrific and terrible titles. Thankfully, we vetted the store to bring you the best games available on Android, whether you're into first-person shooters or mind-numbing puzzlers.
Mobile

Download these 5 great apps to get free stuff, improve Live Photos, and get fit

Looking for some new apps to download? We've got one that can improve Live Photos, an app that makes sharing your voice easier, and one that gives you free stuff every Tuesday (if you're on T-Mobile).
Computing

Unviersal Windows apps are already working in preview builds for Xbox One, Windows 10 PCs

Reports are surfacing that preview builds of Windows 10 and Xbox One now support UWP apps across both devices, bringing the two platforms closer together. This means developers can create a single app that works on all Windows 10 devices.
Mobile

Gooaaal! Don’t miss a single goal with the best Euro 2016 apps

Keeping track of 552 players and 24 teams isn't exactly a walk in the park. Check out our favorite apps for staying on top of all the action at Euro 2016. You won’t miss a single kick or goal with these handy mobile apps.
Mobile

Dude, where’s my car? Check out the best Android car apps

The right Android car app can show you everything from gas stations to speed traps, and record gas mileage and the occasional mechanical issue. Here are our current favorites.