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Bing Translator app adds slightly awkward voice feature

Imagine holding your Surface tablet in front of you while asking for directions.

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Hands-on with GalleryNext, CyanogenMod's eye-catching Gallery app replacement

It's all part of Cyanogen's quest to make Android even more open, and the results are impressive indeed.

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Mobile apps no pot of gold for developers

Just a small fraction of consumer mobile apps will bring financial success to their developers by 2018.

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CES 2014 Fails: The gadgets and goings-on we'd rather forget

An event featuring the Cowardly Lion? A store devoted to the Kardashians? Grumpy Cat headphones? Join us as we grumble about the stinkers of CES 2014.

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Beyond Verbal knows how you're feeling, brings emotion analysis to mobile apps

Machines are becoming more human-like every day: Beyond Verbal is a Web service that can figure out your mood just by listening to the tone of your voice.

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Yahoo buys 'smart home screen' company Aviate

The technology organizes a person's apps based on what they're doing

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Mayer moves Yahoo further away from search with new content push

Yahoo’s new digital magazines, as well as a News Digest app, the acquisition of Aviate, and other new content led by Katie Couric all prove that Marissa Mayer has a new vision for the Internet giant.

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Taxi! Five free apps for hailing a legit cab

Stop waving your hand at every passing cab. Hail them with your phone instead.

There's no Here there: Nokia pulls map app off iOS

Nokia says iOS 7 has harmed the user experience of its mapping app, but the company has show little appetite for keeping Here Maps up to date since its iOS debut more than a year ago.

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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.