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Apps Let Millennials Use Money in New Ways

According to the Boston Globe, millennials are throwing out their checkbooks and cash and opting for mobile payment options via apps on their smartphones. Once the app is on their phone they can connect them to bank and credit card accounts and be used to pay for rent, utilities, bills, dining out, and for peer-to-peer […]

Samsung to Offer Nokia's HERE Maps to Galaxy Devices

Nokia and Samsung today announced that HERE Maps will soon be available to Samsung's Galaxy smartphones for free. HERE Maps allows users to download entire countries or regions, which makes the maps available even when the device is offline. Show More Summary

Lazy? Stop scrolling for ages to access your best iPhone pictures

Are you tired of scrolling and searching to access your special iPhone photos again? Do you think it is not fun to create lots of albums? Use Photohook, the app giving you the simplest and fastest access to your preferred photos and to the ones that were taken at the same time. 1

Spint, SoftBank to Sell Sony Xperia Phone

Sprint and SoftBank will for the first time sell a flagship smartphone from Sony, according to Reuters and The Wall Street Journal. Sony is prepared to announce new devices at the IFA trade show in Berlin on September 4. One of the new devices is expected to be a flagship model that will succeed the Xperia Z2. Show More Summary

64-bit Google Chrome on OS X now available for beta testers with profile switching

Google will release a fairly substantial update for its Chrome web browser on OS X, finally upgrading the popular software from 32-bit to 64-bit architecture, something Macs have been supporting for some time now. The search giant has published a beta of the 64-bit version of Chrome, following the stable update on Windows with the same new feature. Show More Summary

Nokia brings HERE mapping to Samsung smartphones and Tizen watches

Nokia today announced that the company had partnered with Samsung to bring its maps and location platform services to Tizen-powered wearables and Android smartphones. It marks a significant step forward for HERE, moving on from its exclusivity...Show More Summary

Rovio CEO Mikael Hed stepping down after 5 years

After more than five years at the helm, Rovio founder Mikael Hed is stepping down from his CEO position, and will instead oversee animation and movie operations at the company....

Blog: 'Making it' in a small, regional game industry

"A couple of mediocre YouTube videos got me a job in the middleware industry. I'm not making games, but I'm helping others make games and making tons of contacts in the industry in the process."...

Anime Stickers App Brings Conversations To Life With Stickers

Launching today, the new Anime Stickers app helps people express their emotions with stickers. Joseph Liu and his team bring a whole new experience to messaging. The app offers a vast variety of anime stickers with each of them showing a different emotion, personality, pose, or activity.

Lottie Dottie Chicken: huge success in Latin America lands in US

Lottie Dottie is a chicken, Purple Rooster is her guy. Lottie Dottie wears a skirt, Purple Rooster wears a tie. You probably never heard this before, but Latin American kids have listened to this song more than a billion times. Created...Show More Summary

Samsung asks if you're 'Ready to Note' in latest Note 4 teaser ad

Samsung's gone ahead and released yet another Galaxy Note 4 event teaser ad, this time choosing to go full-on promotional with the "Note" name but not actually explaining anything about what the phone does. You see lots of people having fun, listening to music, going to parties, eating ice cream and driving cars, but there's nary a shot of the Note 4 or any of its features.

Motorola apologizes with another Yo promo to win the Moto 360

After complaints about the misleading Yo promotion to win one of 20 Moto 360 smartwatches, Motorola is trying to make amends with users by running another contest for another chance at winning.

HTC halts Android 4.4.3 update for AT&T HTC One M8

Update: HTC has confirmed to us that it's halted the Android 4.4.3 update for the AT&T HTC One M8 after a number of people have reported severe battery drain post-update. If you've yet to update, well, sit tight. If you're one of the ones experiences issues, we've got a forum thread on it here. Original post follows:

Nitrome's 'Icebreaker: A Viking's Voyage' Goes Free as Apple's "App of the Week"

Maybe it's just everyone dumping ice water on their heads to promote charity, but Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage [Free / Free] going on sale seems awfully appropriate. And not only is it going on sale, it's completely free for a limited time as Apple's "App of the Week", likely in connection to developer Nitrome's latest

Google's secret Project Wing drones could give speed to Google Shopping Express deliveries

Though your next Nexus smartphone may not be delivered by Google via its delivery drones, or Amazon's drones for that matter, Google has been actively and secretly flight testing drones in Australia for some time now. Dubbed ProjectShow More Summary

Chrome Beta has a new account switcher and 'Guest Mode' on Windows, Mac and Linux

The Beta channel of Chrome for Windows, Mac and Linux has just been updated to include a refreshed style of account switcher and a brand new Guest Mode. Chrome Beta 38 refreshes the look entirely of switching users, making it easier to share a computer using Chrome. Show More Summary

Rovio Releases Gameplay Teaser for 'Angry Birds Stella' Ahead of September 4th Launch

Back in February we learned that Rovio had a new Angry Birds game in the works called Angry Birds Stella that featured an entirely brand new and mostly female cast of birds. Rovio stated Angry Birds Stella was "all about inspiration, empowerment and other real issues, without forgetting entertainment and quirky fun." It sounded really

Secret adds polling option and Flickr images in latest update

Secret's not so secret update now allows you poll your friends with a yes or no question and also adds the ability to pull in images from Flickr. The messaging app is now in version 9 and also brings the requisite bug fixes. Here isShow More Summary

AT&T Galaxy S5 receiving 142MB update with security fixes, interface improvements

If you have a Galaxy S5 on AT&T, today's the day you start checking your phone for an update. The carrier has started pushing out a 142.8MB update to phones today that fixes a whole bunch of things, including security patches, app install enhancements and UX fixes for the email app.

'Castle of Illusion' Gets a Massive Price Cut, on Sale for Just 99¢

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse [$0.99] has just gotten its second price cut, and boy is it a doozy. Sega's quasi-remake of the beloved Sega Genesis game has dropped all the way down from $9.99 to $0.99. This is a bargain price for what is a console/PC game that retails for $14.99, on mobile

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