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20 Clever Apps and Services That Make Great Use of the Cloud

Lots of mobile apps and Web services are available to help people who want all their digital content--not just documents--at their fingertips at any time. We look at 20 that are fun, useful, or both.

Publishers Update Apps for Apple's Retina Display: Facebook, Nook, and More

If you're wondering which apps are primed for the third-generation iPad, here's a look at 10 apps to check out.

Android Tablet Productivity Pack

Check out these 28 great apps for getting the most out of your Android tablet.


One in Five Get Campaign News from Facebook

CNN is the top online site among Internet users for election info, but offline media still rules when it comes to how Americans get their news.


Best News and Weather Apps for Your Android Tablet

Own an Android tablet? We scoured the Android Market to pinpoint the best apps for keeping up with news and weather reports.


Hands On with Google's Currents Newsreader App

Google's new newsreader app is out but bugs and a so-so interface hold Currents back.


The Best Free iPhone and iPad Apps of 2011

Many useful, innovative, or just plain fun apps can be found for iPhone and iPad with the perfect price tag: free. Check out our roundup.


IBM Develops New Weather Prediction Software

IBM has developed new technology for weather prediction.

How to Protect Yourself, Your Tech, and Your Data When a Hurricane Blows Into Town

When a major disaster like Hurricane Irene hits, you need to think about protecting your loved ones, your tech gear, and your data. Here are 14 apps, tips, and sites to help you.


Top 10 Free Apps for Your $99 HP TouchPad Tablet

Found one of the elusive TouchPad tablets? Keep saving money by putting these free apps on it.


HP Readies Pivot to Bolster TouchPad

WebOS Pivot is HP's effort to encourage developers to flock to its platform and write cool apps for the TouchPad.


Best Free iPhone and iPad Apps of 2011 (So Far)

They're new, they're fun, they're useful and best of all, they're free -- Here are 20 iOS apps for work and play.


Technology Helps Pope Extend Reach into Space

Pope Benedict XVI has become the first pontiff to communicate directly with astronauts in orbit.