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How does Snapchat make money?

Exactly how does Snapchat justify its $750K a day advertising ask? We explain.

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Now view your custom map creations inside the Google Maps Android app

If you want to edit them, you'll still need to hop over to the My Maps application.

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Nuzzel for Android creates a curated feed of the news your friends are reading

After debuting on iOS and the web, Nuzzel's finally in the Play Store, helping you tame the flood of social media shares.

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Google Docs, Sheets, Slides updates simplify saving a file for offline editing

Other interface tweaks include a more finger-friendly floating action button.

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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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RunKeeper for Android update showcases Material Design revamp

The interface divides more of the content into cards and adds the splashes of animation called for in Google's Android aesthetic.

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Microsoft releases tools to build universal Windows 10 apps

Developers can start testing Windows 10's adaptive user interface and other features in the new Visual Studio preview.

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Report: Amazon's upcoming Unlocked initiative will offer paid apps for free

Giving away apps for free just might be the most Amazon thing ever.

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New Google Places API aims for more map-friendly Android apps

Google Maps' power is getting a mobile boost, with some extra tools for developers.

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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Amazon gives you 34 paid Android apps and games, all free, in birthday blowout

Five Nights at Freddy's 2, World of Goo, and Kingdom Rush Origins are among the many excellent titles you can grab for free from the Amazon Appstore.

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Android Device Manager, Play Music, Maps, and QuickOffice receive minor updates

Google's latest batch of app updates includes more features for Google Maps, Play Music, Android Device Manager, and a surprise update to Quickoffice.

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Turn your phone into a Wii-style remote with Motion Tennis Cast

The Chromecast game will have you swinging away at a virtual tennis ball, just make sure you don't let go.


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Outlook for Android adds contact sync, calendar tweaks, and speed

Microsoft says the app is zippier and displays more details about the people in your address book.

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Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

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HTC launches three new apps in Play Store to prep for One M9 launch

BoomSound Connect, HTC Connect, and HTC Tasks are ready and waiting for the company's next flagship phone to hit the scene.