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Android app ambush: Researchers successfully hack Gmail 9 times out of 10

It sounds like a pretty ominous security exploit, but it sure doesn't look easy to pull off.

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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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5 apps for mastering business meetings

From scheduling to presenting, these tools make meetings painless.

The host with the most: make party planning easier with apps

Don't let your big bash become a big burden. Use these tips to remove the stress and crank up the fun for your next party.

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10 best Chrome apps for students

As a new school year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about being productive. Chrome offers compelling apps that help you get things done, and they're all right in your browser.

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Microsoft makes a Snapchat competitor—for Windows Phone only

WindUp makes friends race to see a message before it's gone.

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Microsoft opens new site for Lumia beta tests

The Lumia Beta Apps site will take over in September, Microsoft said.

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For new word processor Folia, linking documents is the thing

Branchfire debuts a word processor that takes document markup and collaboration to the next level.

For family fun, gather 'round the tablet

The family unit is getting torn apart by technology. Fight it head-on by using great tech for fun family time.

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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.

on techhive.com