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6 killer video-streaming apps for low-effort TV watching

On-demand services like Netflix are great when you know what you want, but sometimes it's easier to turn on the TV and tune out.

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Google's Chromecast adds games, Showtime app

A number of apps now allow you to play games on the Google Chromecast streaming stick, and Google has added support for Showtime as well.

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Microsoft looks to find its way in app market via free Office deal

The decision to offer a lot more features for free in its mobile Office apps is Microsoft's latest attempt to attract iOS and Android users.

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Microsoft Office for iOS goes free and full-featured on your iPhone

This latest update syncs your work between your iPhone and iPad and lets anyone create or edit documents — no Office 365 account required.

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Chrome extension lets you launch your own desktop apps from Google Drive

The product is an attempt to by Google to make its cloud services more interoperable the locally installed software you're already running on your machine.

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Project management apps: How three popular picks stack up

Whether you're a visual planner or a more straightforward list-maker, we've got the perfect project management app for you.

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Apologetic Microsoft unleashes Xim globally for Android, Win Phone

Worldwide availability of the photo-sharing app is coming soon for iOS devices

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Major banks ready their own mobile payment apps

The apps could prove a major competitor for Apple Pay and competing products, if they make it to market.

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Three time management apps use data analysis to conquer the clock

These apps do more than mark time. They help you see where your day's going and make better decisions about how you spend it.

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Cortana gives voice to Fitbit’s Windows Phone app, her first in-app integration

The exclusive feature lets users add meals by voice. While the integration's not perfect, it suggests how other third-party apps could take advantage of Cortana's capabilities.