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5 ways to take charge of your smartphone's home screen

Move icons, add contacts, or change the look entirely. Try these handy tips for Android and iOS phones.

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Free spreadsheet apps can show you the money, but paid versions spare you from ads

If you must look at a spreadsheet on a smartphone (prepare to squint!), these four free apps could work. Note that paid upgrades offer useful perks, and a fifth app we tried is well worth its small price.

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4 fast note-taking tips for Android and iPhone

Hold that thought! Learn how to take voice and text memos without even unlocking your phone.

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The best apps for freelancers

Invoicing, time-tracking, even legal help are all available on mobile apps geared to the self-employed or extremely small businesses. Some of them are even free.

Bankable Backup and Recovery options for Your iPhone or iPad

Take a look at these useful tools for backing up and restoring your iOS device.

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Slideshow: Highlights from the 9.9.2014 Apple event

A collection of photos from Tuesday's introduction of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

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5 apps business travelers shouldn't leave home without

These travel apps help you plan routes, book flights, and even remember your socks.

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Live coverage: Apple's Sept. 9 event

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell reporting live from Apple's big fall 2014 product launch.

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10 best mobile apps for students

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