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Beware snoopy apps that ask more than they need to know

Some apps that don't seem to have anything to do with user data are actually watching and noting your usage habits and reporting back to their corporate overlords.

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Attackers could match phone numbers to Snapchat accounts, researchers say

A legitimate feature for finding friends on Snapchat lacks rate limiting and can be abused, a security research group claims

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8 must-have mobile games for your new smartphone

With these games on your phone, you can easily ignore your obnoxious in-laws!

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25 excellent apps to install on your new Windows tablet

From entertainment offerings to e-reading tools to apps that bask in 'One Microsoft' synergies, these are the apps you should install on your new tablet right now.

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11 must-have apps for your new Android phone

Because killer apps like these are the gift that keeps giving all year long.

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Holiday cooking tip: Windows 8's Food & Drink hands-free mode keeps your screen clean

The Food & Drink app's hands-free mode will keep your Christmas ham's succulent juices from smearing your device's display.

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Facebook for Windows Phone gains secondary Live Tiles

The Microsoft-authored Facebook app now allows you to monitor specific pictures or posts.

Great games for your new mobile device

Android or iOS? Phone or tablet? You've got gaming options galore. Here's a few you can put on that new mobile device you were lucky enough to get this holiday season.

An app to check your cholesterol is the latest way smartphones are evolving into medical devices

Checking your cholesterol is the latest way to replace your doctor with your smartphone as the mobile medical industry keeps on climbing.

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5 apps that ease your commute

Steer clear of traffic snarls, overcrowded trains, and more with these tools.

WhatsApp Pushes Past 400 Million Monthly Users

32 billion received messages, 400 million users, 500 billion photos daily. WhatsApp has become a force in the world of mobile instant messaging.