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BlackBerry's BBM comes to Windows Phone in beta form ahead of widespread launch

Blackberry's messaging app heads to Microsoft's platform after 'an incredible number of requests.'

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Samsung gives its app store a makeover with a focus on Galaxy devices

The company has rebranded the store as Samsung Galaxy Apps in a bid to cut into the Google Play business.

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Public parking app MonkeyParking suspends service in San Francisco

The move comes after a cease-and-desist demand from the city attorney.

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Amazon allowed kids to spend millions on in-app purchases, FTC says

The agency's lawsuit against Amazon mirrors its earlier action against Apple for a similar problem.

App Invasion: Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

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Take pictures like a pro with Camera+, Facetune, and more

Expand your smartphone camera's capabilities with stabilizers, voice activation, advanced editing tools, and more.

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The Android L keyboard briefly appeared on the Google Play Store, here's how it looks

An enterprising developer ripped the keyboard out of the Android L Developer Preview and tossed it up in the Play Store, since removed by Google.

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Putting pocket breathalyzers to the test

We look at a trio of smartphone accessories aimed at alerting you when you've had one too many. But which device came out on top?

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Calendar companions: Extend the power of your native calendar with these apps

Add directions to your appointments, integrate task lists, and more with these third party calendars.

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Android Influencer: AirDroid CEO Anson Xiong

We chat with the man behind the most essential Android app in the Google Play store.

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MonkeyParking says SF shut-down demand is bananas

The public parking app company rejects the notion that it buys or sells spots.

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Amazon App Store offering over 30 paid apps for free

From AccuWeather Platinum to Plex, and 29 more paid apps, Amazon is offering over $100 of apps for free in today's sale.

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Skype update integrates Microsoft's Cortana in Windows Phone app

Theoretically, you can use Cortana to control Skype in the upgraded app for for Windows Phone, among other improvements. Early anecdotal tests have been buggy, however.

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Roku remote control apps hit Windows and Windows Phone

Forget about those third-party apps, Roku's official remote control solution for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone is finally here.

App Invasion: Use Beatwave for iOS to help launch your DJ career

...but maybe you should keep your day job. You know, just in case.

Anova Precision Cooker makes sous vide cooking a snap

Even if you've never head of sous vide before, you'll like how easy the Anova is to use and how delicious its recipes are.

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Turn your iPad into a business assistant

These note taking, remote access and office apps transform your tablet into a workhorse.