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Microsoft Pix iOS app uses AI to rival Apple’s Camera

AI-based iOS shooter focuses on people but offers minimal after-shot flexibility.

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Apple may be too late to make a big social impact

If Apple is working on a social app, or even eyeing an outright foray into a social network, is it too little too late?

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31% off Logitech Harmony Smart Control with Smartphone App and Simple All In One Remote - Deal Alert

The Harmony Hub combined with a powerful app give you personalized control of up to eight devices—even through closed cabinets and walls

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The best S Pen apps for your Samsung Galaxy Note

Put that S-Pen to work (and play)Image by Derek WalterThe S Pen has been a key differentiator for the Galaxy Note line, letting you scribble away on that giant phablet screen while others are left to rely on their fumbly...

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Why Dominos' virtual assistant struggles to understand your orders

Dominos CIO Kevin Vasconi is bullish on virtual assistant technology, but says that natural language processing and artificial intelligence technologies require more polish.

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Telegram's encryption stymies French police but pleases their bosses

French government officials have been revealed as avid users of Telegram, a messaging app that is frustrating their interior minister with its end-to-end encryption.

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Microsoft's new Cache app could become its version of Google Keep

Microsoft's new in-development Garage app, called Cache, could be a note-taking tool with potential, if Microsoft's willing to commit to it.

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When will Audible release an Apple Watch app?

Audible’s audiobook app is one of my favorite iOS apps. But why hasn't the company released an audiobooks app for the Apple Watch?

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6 tools for producing a great mobile app experience

You want users of your mobile apps to have a worry-free experience, which means using mobile app performance management (APM) tools to pinpoint any problems. IT managers in the IT Central Station community identify the best and worst...

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2 ways to rebook cancelled flights with a smartphone or tablet

Delta Air Lines' recent high-profiles delays may be in the rearview, but modern travelers can expect more of the same. TripIt Pro and Freebird both help book alternate flights when a scheduled one is cancelled or significantly...

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Judge rejects Uber’s settlement with drivers over employee classification

A federal judge in California has rejected a proposed settlement between Uber Technologies and drivers in Massachusetts and California, in lawsuits that claimed that they should be classified as employees with full benefits rather...

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How IT can limit the risk of popular messaging apps

CIOs have battled shadow IT for years, long before the advent of messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Here's how a set of IT pros makes the most of the latest challenge.

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iPad Pro, Apple Pencil users need the Nebo note app (now)

MyScript's new Nebo handwriting app for iPads and select Windows 10 devices is one of the best options available for converting notes into editable, sharable text — and the $9 app is free until the end of August.

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Our favorite fitness apps for Apple Watch, Apple TV, and iPhone

Getting in shape or staying healthy is easier with these apps, whether you're on the go or in your living room.

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Why you should buy AppleCare+ for your Apple Watch

Extended warranties on electronics are often a waste of money, but in the case of the Apple Watch, the extended service plan is well worth the extra cash.

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What it's like to experience the internet

The technology-using public now demands more than mere information. They want to feel like they're really there.

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Russia slaps Google with a $6.8 million Android antitrust fine

Russia has fined Google US$6.8 million for preloading some of its own apps on Android smartphones in violation of the country's antitrust laws.

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Should you buy a Jawbone tracker before it gives up on wearables?

Amidst rumors of a potential sale of Jawbone's wearables business, the company's UP3 and UP4 fitness trackers are available for half off. Here's one good reason to buy while the price is right ... and three more reasons not to.

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