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Hackers target banking apps on Apple and Google platforms

A new study shows that mobile banking apps are primary targets for hackers.

Get diagnosed through your mobile device with new Doctor on Demand app

A doctor's visit can be expensive and time consuming, especially if you're sick. The new Doctor on Demand app allows you to see or talk to a doctor from the comfort of your own home.

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Microsoft’s Socl network hits the app store(s)

Socl is still under-the-radar, but apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone prime the network to go mainstream.

on techhive.com

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CallSnap lets callers know you’re not ignoring them

Too busy to take a call? A new Android app uses audio and images to show important business connections know you’re not ignoring them.

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Rogue flashlight app shines a light on the importance of Android app permissions

An Android flashlight app downloaded more than 50 million times has been sharing your location and phone ID with advertisers, even when you asked it not to.

Fleksy's Android Keyboard App Arrives on Google Play

Typing on your smartphone can be tough, but what if your keyboard was so intuitive that you could type without looking at your screen? Fleksy’s Android keyboard does just that.

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Bing Maps Preview is Microsoft's answer to Google Earth

Microsoft unveiled a preview app for Windows 8.1, with terrain and several famous world cities (plus Fresno, Calif.) redone in glorious 3D.

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Study finds most mobile apps put your security and privacy at risk

A report from HP claims apps lack security defenses, fail to encrypt data, and compromise personal information.

Google adds in-app search so you'll never need the web ever again

The humble web page's days may be numbered as Google opens search across mobile apps.

on techhive.com

Human is a fun, simple reminder to stay active

An app that helps you meet a simple goal -- moving for 30 minutes a day -- Human has a nice design but could use more metrics.

Shikumi Design's Kagura app

Intel app winner conjures music with a wave of the hand

Shikumi Design won $100,000 from Intel for its Kagura app, which could turn DJing into performance art.