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58% off 1 year of SpiderOak Pro: 200 GB of cloud storage for the security-obsessed

1 hour 17 min ago
When it comes to storing data, it’s important to choose a solution that’s easy to use, secure and private. You need to be able to back up your files, access... Keep reading →
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Skype for iPhone update brings picture saving options, plus speed and UI improvements

1 hour 21 min ago
Skype for iPhone today received an update introducing some popular user-requested changes for the app, such as the ability to save or delete photos, improved chat load times and better search and filter... Keep reading →
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Netflix will be offered as part of a subscription bundle with UK telecoms and TV giant BT

2 hours 43 min ago
In a move partly designed to cure subscription fatigue, UK telecoms giant BT has revealed it will offer Netflix bundled in alongside its other products. This move was rumored already,... Keep reading →
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Any.do goes freemium with a slew of new features, costing $5/month or $45/year

2 hours 48 min ago

We’ve covered Israel-based startup Any.do for a number of years, and today the popular productivity-focused task-management app has received a huge cross-platform update. With 11 million users in the bag,... Keep reading →
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Spotify brings its new dark look to iPad

3 hours 28 min ago
Spotify unveiled a new darker look earlier this year, alongside a handful of refreshes, such as a revamped ‘Your Music’ feature which gives you a “frictionless way” to save, organize... Keep reading →
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Lenovo completes $2.91bn acquisition of Motorola from Google

4 hours 49 min ago

Lenovo has today completed its $2.91 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility first announced in January this year. Formerly owned by Google, the completion is a mere formality but allows Motorola... Keep reading →
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Homejoy expands beyond cleaning into other home services, kicking off in San Francisco and San Jose

5 hours 47 min ago

Homejoy, a platform for arranging a cleaner to visit to your house or apartment, has today announced an expansion into a range of other home services, putting it into direct competition with... Keep reading →
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How to make your own wallpaper for any screen size

6 hours 47 min ago

Odes Roberts is an in-house designer for Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. Making wallpapers for desktops and other screens... Keep reading →
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Flipboard launches a fresh new design and gives you 30,000 topics to follow

8 hours 15 min ago

Flipboard just launched v3 of its popular news aggregation app for iOS and Android devices, with a new UI and a host of smart new features to make it ‘more... Keep reading →
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Microsoft Band is a new cloud-powered wearable fitness tracker

9 hours 22 min ago

Microsoft launched its new fitness-focused wearable that plugs into the new cloud-based Microsoft Health tracking service today. Dubbed Microsoft Band, the $199 device tracks users’ heart rate, steps taken, sun... Keep reading →
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IDC: Global smartphone shipments at 327m in Q3 2014, Xiaomi now the 3rd largest phone manufacturer

10 hours 45 min ago

Today, IDC reports that smartphone vendors shipped 327.6m devices in Q3 2014, indicating in 25.2% growth when compared to the 261.7m units shipped in Q3 2013, and 8.7% sequential growth... Keep reading →
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Microsoft’s fitness wearable leaked in mobile app stores

14 hours 51 min ago

Speculation has been circling that Microsoft will unveil a fitness wearable in the near future and we’ve now got our first look at the upcoming device thanks to a leak... Keep reading →
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UK operator EE switches on ‘4G+’ in London with speeds of up to 150Mbps – but not for your iPhone 6

15 hours 46 min ago

EE has announced that its 4G users in London are set to get a speed boost from today, following the switching on of its ‘4G+’ network in the capital. Also... Keep reading →
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YouTube makes gamers happy with 60fps playback

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:25pm
Gamers and Peter Jacksons of the world rejoice, YouTube is now offering high framerate videos. We already knew the feature was coming, as 48fps and 60fps support were both announced at... Keep reading →
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Google releases its new ‘Stars’ Bookmark Manager for Chrome

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 9:19pm

After multiple leaks over the past few months, Google’s new Stars interface for the Chrome Bookmark Manager has launched on the Chrome Web store. Downloading the extension completely replaced Chrome’s old... Keep reading →
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Google Drive for Android gets Material Design and updated search, sharing and PDF tools

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 9:14pm
Google is updating its Google Drive Android app with a new Material Design look, as well as a few new features. First is a small improvement to its search tool –... Keep reading →
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Google Wallet now lets you add money through recurring bank transfers, send low balance alerts

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 8:29pm
In a blog post today, Google announced it was introducing some new features for its Google Wallet apps. The main change is the ability to add money to your Wallet through recurring... Keep reading →
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MCX says merchant fines are ‘simply not true’

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 8:14pm

It has not been a good week for MCX, the company behind the QR-code powered CurrentC. After being the source of anger by many NFC-payment enthusiasts (most of them new because... Keep reading →
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Difficult conversations will grow your product

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 7:17pm

Nate Munger is a Customer Success Advocate at Intercom. This post originally appeared on the Intercom blog. An inherent challenge for all early stage startups is deciding whether to focus... Keep reading →
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Now when you cast from Google Play Movies & TV you can see actor information on your device via ‘cards’

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 6:13pm

Trying to remember an actor’s name in a movie you’re watching is horrible. You end up pausing the film and searching IMDB or Wikipedia. Google just updated its Google Play... Keep reading →
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