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5 password managers that protect your personal data too

Call them "password managers," but these digital vaults secure credit card numbers, bank account information, and more.

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Spanish bank touts apps for smartwatch, Google Glass

Caixa Bank claims it is the first to develop an application for use with smartwatch devices, along with a customer app that runs on Google Glass.

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The Zen productivity guide: tools and tips for distraction-free work

Tools and tips for working without distraction.

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Data-saving Opera Max for Android enters public beta

Opera's data compression app for Android is now available to anyone in the U.S. that wants to try it, but you may have to wait to start using it.

on greenbot.com

Augmented reality app points way to Japan's elusive free Wi-Fi

Navigating by augmented reality can be useful in dense cities like Tokyo

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Report finds iOS apps riskier than Android apps

A study from Appthority of security and risky behavior in mobile apps yields some concerning results.

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For the Bitcoin app builder comes a toolkit from BitPay

An open-source library makes it easier for developers to connect to the Bitcoin network.

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Use apps to turn your Twitter feed into a spoiler-free zone

Are the people in your social media sphere yammering on about House of Cards or the Winter Olympics before you've had a chance to watch? We've looked at some apps that can silence them until you can get to a TV.

on techhive.com

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Askem likely to be Windows Phone's next social app

Microsoft invests in Askem, a social quiz app that has so far been released just for iOS devices.

Google Play still fights adware, malware, researchers report

Analysis finds that Google Play still battles apps bearing malware, but the estimates vary with the research.