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7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

These wiki-tools, thesauruses, and word games make awesome tools for use inside and out of the classroom.

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Google to pay $19 million to refund kids' in-app purchases

Some children were able to run up hundreds of dollars in in-app purchases, the FTC said.

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10 best mobile apps for students

These educational aids will turn your phone or tablet into your best study buddy.

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5 apps that keep you organized

From password lockers to productivity managers, these tools help you cut the clutter from your workflow.

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Why Microsoft needs to solve the Windows Store 'crap app' crisis before Windows 9

Microsoft's setting the table to make Metro apps truly useful to desktop users in Windows 9, but it'll all be for naught if the Windows Store continues to emphasize quantity over quality.

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5 iOS apps to easily manage your Twitter account

Staying on top of your Twitter feed can feel like a full-time job. Let these iOS apps do some the heavy lifting.

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The 10 apps every college student needs to have

From finding cheap books to organizing your class notes, these apps are essential for freshman year.

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Android app ambush: Researchers successfully hack Gmail 9 times out of 10

It sounds like a pretty ominous security exploit, but it sure doesn't look easy to pull off.

on greenbot.com

Mobile apps could be abused to make expensive phone calls

Mobile applications often don't warn users before a call is made, which a developer says could be abused

Take a screenshot, build a shopping list with SnapUp

Browse for stuff on your phone, take a screenshot, and SnapUp makes that info shop-able.

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5 apps for mastering business meetings

From scheduling to presenting, these tools make meetings painless.