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New Chrome bookmark manager de-clutters your favorite sites

It brings faster search, visual previews, and better sharing capabilities.

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Flipboard 3.0 is both more and less personal than before

The popular reading app for phones and tablets adds thousands of topics--including some oddly specific ones--and a “Daily Edition” for everyone.

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Google updates more Android apps with Material Design, just in time for Lollipop's debut

Google Play Games and Google Wallet are among the culprits, though Google Docs and Google Camera also received minor updates.

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Google Fit consolidates your health data, but needs third-party apps to prosper

The big players like FitBit and Jawbone have yet to jump on board Google's health platform.

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Five free mobile apps every IT professional needs

Embracing the shift to apps can help your IT team stay up to date with any issue.

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Android devs: Google urges you (once again) to suit up apps for Material Design

Googles published a hearty list of last-minute guidelines, just as a reminder of what its new interface aesthetic stands for.

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Microsoft opens up Office 365 APIs to other platforms, including Android

The most exciting part of this news: IFTTT recipes that are coming with it.

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Cyanogen joins forces with Nextbit to improve synchronization between Android devices

It’s called Baton, and it's the first of many features Cyanogen is exploring to entice users toward its forked version of Android.

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Cortana gives voice to Fitbit’s Windows Phone app, her first in-app integration

The exclusive feature lets users add meals by voice. While the integration's not perfect, it suggests how other third-party apps could take advantage of Cortana's capabilities.

Optimize Your Tablet For Movies on The Go

Your tablet is a portable portal for watching movies anywhere you want. Here's how to get the most out of every one of them.

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Keep your tiny goblins safe on Halloween with these apps

Create a digital Halloween safety kit that will keep you in the loop of where everyone is and add some light to your haunted path through the neighborhood.

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Court decision puts Uber on hold in Nevada (for a couple weeks, anyway)

A district court judge in Carson City prevented the popular ridesharing company from operating in the state until at least November 7.

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Halloween-themed Humble Bundle offers cheap, spooky games

The Walking Dead: Assault, Dead Effect, and Oscura: Second Shadow can be yours for a pittance of their normal cost.

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Google Now gets solar eclipse tips and crime alerts

Google's personal assistant is also trying to be the king of darkness.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop to hit the wild on November 3

Google tells developers to step on the pedal if they want their apps ready for the Android 5.0 release.