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How to block text messages on iOS and Android

The primary function of your smartphone, be it an iOS or Android device, is to keep you connected with other people. That said, there are times when you get undesirable messages from your contacts or completely strangers. Here's how you…
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Keep your ear to the streets with the best police scanner apps

Police scanners are an interesting way to keep up with the daily grind of law enforcement, and thanks to smartphones, you no longer need a bulky radio to listen in. Here are the best police scanner apps available right now.
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Android dominates, as Windows phone sales dip to less than one percent worldwide

Android is clearly the OS of choice right now, with 86 percent of the phones sold in the last quarter using the Google-developed operating system. Apple's sales percentage continues to fall, though the other competitors are far worse off.
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Aerial video shot on iPhone 6S proves vision is more important than gear

When it comes to shooting exceptional aerial video footage, it doesn't take an expensive camera. It does, however, take a helicopter. Still, two filmmakers just proved that professional-quality video isn't more than an arm's reach…
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Spending some facetime with Duo, Google's ultra-simple new video chat app

Google finally debuted Duo, a long-awaited cross-platform video messenger for Android and iOS. Just how does it compare to the myriad of other chat apps on the market? We run it through its paces to find out.
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Treat yo selfie with one of these 12 apps made to beautify your pics

Selfies might be a global phenomenon second only to karaoke, but they're not the easiest to perfect. Check out our roundup of the best smartphone apps for beautifying your self portrait, so you can whiten those teeth and refine those skin…
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VSCO opens free-to-use photography studio in New York City

VSCO, the company behind the popular mobile camera app, officially unveiled Open Studio in New York City. Photographers can rent the space, which includes a permanent cyclorama wall and some lighting equipment, free of charge.
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It turns out that the iPhone SE is selling briskly in the U.S. and Europe

Apple's iPhone SE, its diminutive complement to the pricier iPhone 6s, sold well in European territories and the United States this past fiscal quarter. That's according to market research firm Kantar.
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Best augmented-reality apps

Augmented-reality apps have come a long way in the past few years, and today there are more of them available to consumers than ever before. Check out our top picks for the best AR apps on the market, whether you're using an Android or iOS…
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Automatically create interactive moments of your travel photos with Tripstr

“You take photos, Tripstr does the rest.” That’s the tagline for Tripstr, an iOS app and accompany web app that creatively curates photos from your vacations and presents them in an interactive publication.
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Google’s iOS-centric Gboard adds dark theme, support for five languages

Google has an update for Gboard, its iOS keyboard, that introduces support for five languages. There are also new Smart GIF suggestions, a dark theme, and the option to add your own image as a background.
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Someone deliberately designed the world’s worst camera app, and it’s amazing

Aestheticam is a new camera app for iOS that purposely strives to be “the worst possible camera experience for iOS.” After taking it for a spin and seeing first-hand how bad it is, we can’t help but agree. But it's also fun and…