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Uber drives into the Windows Phone Store

Because taxis suck.

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Skype 5.0 for Android update makes it easier to contact your friends

The app now hooks into your contacts list to find out who is using Skype and how to get in touch with them.

on greenbot.com

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Amazon rolls out Amazon Wallet, a gift card-gobbling mobile wallet app

Amazon Wallet is targeted at organizing all of one’s gift and loyalty cards, though its feature set could expand beyond that.

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Dating app Wyldfire tries to avoid creeps by letting women take the lead

Men have to request access or be invited to join

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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Corral your contacts with Simpler, Contacts+, and more

These apps help you manage—and get the most out of—your network.

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Google Maps update adds bicycle route elevations, voice commands

Version 8.2 includes interface tweaks and better visibility for Uber users

on greenbot.com

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Android Influencer: Pushbullet CEO Ryan Oldenburg

The man behind one of Android's most popular apps talks development, why he got into the Android app game, and what he loves about developing for Google's mobile platform.

on greenbot.com

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There's almost a million fake apps targeting your phone

Trend MIcro finds hundreds of thousands of fake Android apps in trawl of online stores, forums.

An app to check your cholesterol is the latest way smartphones are evolving into medical devices

Checking your cholesterol is the latest way to replace your doctor with your smartphone as the mobile medical industry keeps on climbing.

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Google launches online course to help you ‘think like an Android developer’

The course, available in both free and paid tiers, offers training in Google’s vision of Android design and programming .

on greenbot.com

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Microsoft trains 'brain' to explain Pomeranians and make Cortana smarter, too

Microsoft continues its work on machine learning through a research project called "Adam." One of its goals is to make its Cortana digital assistant even more intuitive and helpful.

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7 essential apps for international road warriors

Grab your passport and take to the skies! These handy apps will make sure you can stay organized and get your work done from anywhere, even without a network connection.

on techhive.com

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Android Wear gets its first launcher app

Tired of scrolling to the bottom of the Google menu just to launch an app? Try out the new Wear Mini Launcher for more streamlined app launching.

on greenbot.com

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Take dragons on your next road trip with Microsoft's new Dragons Adventure game

Based on DreamWorks's How to Train Your Dragon movies, the game also incorporates real-world data like weather and points of interest to create adventures that last exactly as long as your kids are in the car.