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10 best mobile apps for students

These educational aids will turn your phone or tablet into your best study buddy.

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Nokia's Here Maps is coming to Samsung Galaxy phones

The Here beta is part of a licensing deal to tie people into Samsung's Tizen-powered Gear S watch.

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Microsoft finally cracks down on deceptive Windows Store 'crap apps'

Prompted by numerous customer complaints, Microsoft says it is cracking down on Windows Store apps that attempt to deceive you into downloading them.

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BeeLink makes Android Wear usable across multiple devices

Connecting more than one phone or tablet to your Android Wear smartwatch no longer requires a factory reset

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The 10 apps every college student needs to have

From finding cheap books to organizing your class notes, these apps are essential for freshman year.

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Mobile apps could be abused to make expensive phone calls

Mobile applications often don't warn users before a call is made, which a developer says could be abused

Take a screenshot, build a shopping list with SnapUp

Browse for stuff on your phone, take a screenshot, and SnapUp makes that info shop-able.

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PushBullet adds universal copy and paste across Windows, Android

The newest update to PushBullet lets you copy text on a Windows PC and paste it to an Android phone or tablet.

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Report: Verizon in talks to launch its own app store

In a rather curious move, Big Red may be looking to try its hand at selling mobile apps.

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Three easy ways to get the weather on your desktop

Checking the weather is easy in Windows 8.1 thanks to the live tiles, but for desktop-only types there are also several ways to have weather at-a-glance.

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5 apps for mastering business meetings

From scheduling to presenting, these tools make meetings painless.

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Google acquires Jetpac to boost image recognition know-how, killing apps

Jetpac's technology can be used to find anything on images, but Google is mum on its plans

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Privacy vs. push notifications: My week with the new Foursquare

Foursquare wants to run in the background of your life, but it doesn’t really need to know where you are every second of the day.

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Word wranglers: 5 apps that make writing easier

Whether you prefer typing or writing by hand, alone or in collaboration, these apps will help you get the words on the page.