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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.

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Cortana puts its perfect World Cup record on the line, as Google chimes in

The Microsoft digital assistant's pick to win the World Cup may not surprise you, but its prediction for the winner of the third-place game is a far gutsier call. And Google backs it up.

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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.

on greenbot.com

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.

on greenbot.com

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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.