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Twitch broadcasters on Xbox One managed to broadcast 23 million minutes of content since launch

Twitch is booming on the Xbox One thanks to Titanfall. Twitch platform is currently 45 million strong and counting.

Apps/Software April 2, 2014

Google stock Android camera app to get huge improvements - Say cheese!

The stock Android camera app might just become a whole lot better soon. Google is reportedly working on a new and improved camera app for Android, which will concentrate on selfies and effects.

Apps/Software April 1, 2014

Blackberry BBM update lets you send stickers, larger attachments and photos to groups

BlackBerry sent out a new update to BlackBerry Messenger on Tuesday. The new BBM adds stickers, group photo sharing and the ability to send larger attachments. The update is available on iOS, Android and BB10. Will it be enough to keep BBM relevant?

Apps/Software April 1, 2014

OkCupid challenging Firefox users to switch browsers in light of Mozilla's CEO anti-gay past

The hot seat is getting hotter for Eich as OkCupid steps forward to protest his past decisions.

Apps/Software April 2, 2014

April Fools! Google lets Pokemon roam free on Google Maps - Catch them if you can

The Google Maps Pokemon Challenge might just be the best April Fools prank ever. Google made a very legit YouTube video to announce the challenge, saying that it is in search of a Pokemon Master, who can catch all the Pokemon on Google Maps. Are you up for the challenge?

Apps/Software March 31, 2014

CyanogenMod 11S looks great on the OnePlus One in leaked photo

CyanogenMod is taking over! The custom ROM appeared in a leaked photo of the OnePlus One smartphone on Monday. CyanogenMod 11S, which is based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, is shown running on the new handset, just over a month after OnePlus said it was working closely with CyanogenMod.

Apps/Software March 31, 2014

Android 4.3.3 rollout imminent: What you should know

Haven't updated to Android 4.4.2 as of yet? Well, you're out of luck because Android 4.4.3 is on its way.

Apps/Software April 1, 2014

Microsoft releases Office for iPad: Top 5 things you must know before you download it

Before you get quick on downloading Microsoft Office for iPad, you might as well check out these five things about it so you know what you can expect once you finally have it in your iOS tablet.

Apps/Software March 31, 2014

Microsoft wants Windows XP dead and has announced $100 bounty: Tempting but...

Microsoft thinks Windows XP is past its prime. The software giant wants you to pull the plug on the 13-year old OS and to ease your pain, it's offering $100. Sounds good, except that there's a catch and we think it's a very shrewd move.

Apps/Software March 30, 2014

iOS apps more unstable than Android counterparts

While iOS 7.1 has been said to have the lowest crash rates for iOS, users are still reporting numerous problems. New research also indicates that iOS 7.1 crashes apps more than Android.

Apps/Software March 31, 2014

Google cracks down on deceptive and erotic apps: Here's what you should know

No more deceiving pop-ups or sexual contents. Thank Google for that. It's all for consumers' safety it seems.

Apps/Software March 31, 2014

Microsoft Office for iPad: Do you really need it?

It's never too late for anything. Apparently, Microsoft knows that all too well, now that it has launched its new Office application for tablets and smartphones.

Apps/Software March 31, 2014

Google requires new Android devices to scream "Powered by Android" on boot up or else...

Is Google suffering from a power trip syndrome? Boot up your Android devices and see for yourself.

Apps/Software March 30, 2014

Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 video shows iOS' parallax feature, enhanced Live Tiles, and more ahead of April release

A new video has leaked showing off Windows Phone 8.1's new Start Screen features that add iOS' parallax among new features.

Apps/Software March 31, 2014

Microsoft Office for iPad vs. iWork: Which is best for you?

With the release of Office for iPad, millions of Apple tablet owners will have to decide whether or not it is worth investing upwards of $100 in the new Microsoft software or sticking with the freebie productivity suite that comes with iWork.

Apps/Software March 29, 2014

Microsoft announces Office for iPad - Here are the 3 best free alternatives

After much ado about nothing, Microsoft finally released Office for iPad. The entire Microsoft Office suite is technically free, but you need to buy a $100 Office 365 subscription to edit the documents at all. What should you do if you don't want to pay that much for Office? Check out the top three free alternatives.

Apps/Software March 30, 2014

Facebook Messenger 4.0 brings group chat and forwarding to iOS users

Facebook updated its Messenger app for iOS to include a new group section and the option of forwarding messages. Overall, Facebook Messenger 4.0 is faster, easier to use and more functional.

Apps/Software March 29, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 CF Auto Root tool and guide released before smartphone ships

Samsung Galaxy S5 owners will have an easier time rooting their smartphone now that a root tool has been released.

Apps/Software March 28, 2014

Microsoft Office for iPad is here: But where is Office for Windows 8 touch and Android?

After years of rumors and rumors of rumors, Office for iPad is finally ready to be consumed by iPad users around the world.

Apps/Software March 28, 2014

As Twitter goes more visual, is social media world bucking text for pics?

Emerging social media trend seeing emphasis on more visual content. And Twitter has noticed it.

Apps/Software March 30, 2014

Too young for 'Nintendinitis'? Doctors warn of 'WhatsAppitis' and blame messaging apps for health problems

Serial texters, beware of this new health scare! Overuse of anything --even of your smartphone -- is bad for your health.

Apps/Software March 27, 2014

New Windows Phone 8.1 images leak showing off new app store details ahead of its release

New screenshots of the Windows Phone Store in Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 has leaked online.

Apps/Software March 27, 2014

New York Times goes mobile with digital subscription apps NYT Now and NYT Premier

The New York Times is going all out with two new digital subscription apps: NYT Now and NYT Premier. The Times hopes that these new apps will encourage digital news readers to pay for "all the news that's fit to print," but will they?

Apps/Software March 26, 2014

Microsoft makes MS-DOS and Word for Windows source code public: Did Microsoft go open source?

In a surprising move, Microsoft made public the source codes of the old MS-DOS and Word for Windows.

Apps/Software March 26, 2014

Rumr app lets besties gossip anonymously on iOS and Android

Rumr has it there's a new app for anonymous gossip available on Android and iOS. Rumr lets you chat in a group about sensitive subjects without anyone knowing who said what.

Apps/Software March 25, 2014

Apple App Store offers search suggestions to help you find the app you really want

Apple wants to help you find the app you're really looking for. A new update to the App Store is in testing on some iOS 7.1 devices, which offers up search suggestions when you look for an app. If you're looking for a calender app, it might also suggest planning, checklist or other similar searches.

Apps/Software March 25, 2014

Spotify offers best student discount ever - Premium subscriptions for just $5

Student discount alert! Spotify is offering college students a 50 percent discount on its Premium subscription service. Students can now get Spotify Premium for only $5 each month. All you need is the secret code.

Apps/Software March 26, 2014

LG to add Knock Code to G2 and G Flex in April - Knock, knock?

LG will reportedly add the new Knock Code feature to the LG G2 and the G Flex this April. The Knock Code requires the smartphone's owner to tap multiple times on the smartphone display to unlock the device, as if to say, "Knock, knock - anyone home?"

Apps/Software March 25, 2014

Interested in Google Now? This is how you enable it

Google Now is Google's next step to take ownership of the desktop. Microsoft and Apple are in big trouble if they fail to respond.

Apps/Software March 26, 2014

Google Now arrives on Chrome for Mac and Windows users

Google has rolled out Google Now for those using a desktop or laptop. Find out what's in store for its users.

Apps/Software March 25, 2014

Tumblr now with two-factor authentication option: Here's how to turn it on

Tumblr has taken an addition step to ensure user account protection. It is nothing new but better late than never.

Apps/Software March 25, 2014

Apple iOS 7 adoption up to 85 pct as iOS 6 usage slips

Many Apple users complain about iOS 7 but what does the latest numbers say about the adoption of the mobile operating system.

Apps/Software March 25, 2014

Where is social media headed with Cloak? New direction a little ominous....no?

Appears as though the new trend is a little anti-social and perhaps a bit creepy too.

Apps/Software March 26, 2014

Facebook wants us to be Hackers...and it's not what you think

Hack, Facebook's new programming language, is a go. Whether or not it will see mass adoption, is left to be seen.

Apps/Software March 24, 2014

'2048' is the new 'Flappy Bird:' Adds more frustration to the mobile gaming space

Frustrated that Flappy Bird is gone? Cry not! A new as addicting, as simple, and as frustrating game has hit the mobile gaming space. Haven't heard of "2048" yet?

Apps/Software March 22, 2014

Digital euthanasia: Microsoft lures Windows XP diehards with $100 discount on Surface Pro 2, PC purchase

Microsoft will try anything to make consumers give up their Windows XP. What's the new lure at the end of the line?

Apps/Software March 23, 2014

Apple mulling iTunes app for Android and on-demand music streaming service to take on Spotify and Beats

Is iOS versus Android war looming in the horizon? Apple is reportedly considering offering an on-demand streaming service and its first Android app, an iTunes Store for Android.

Apps/Software March 23, 2014

Ever wanted to avoid someone? You can now do it with Cloak

Avoiding the nosy persons in your life has never been this easy. What if there is an app that can make you practically invisible.

Apps/Software March 22, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Experience app lets you try out the smartphone's best features

Samsung released a new Galaxy S5 Experience app on Google Play. The app lets users try out many of the Galaxy S5's best features.

Apps/Software March 22, 2014

iOS 7.1 jailbreak has been released with a huge catch

A few days after Apple released iOS 7.1 to plug exploits that allowed it to be jailbroken, a user has successfully jailbroken an iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.

Apps/Software March 23, 2014

Take Android Wear smartwatch OS for a test drive on your smartphone or tablet

You can install the launcher from Google's new version of Android for wearables on a smartphone or tablet running Android 4.4 or higher. The early build gives you an idea of how Android Wear will work.

Apps/Software March 21, 2014

Microsoft announced Direct X12 for PC, Mobile and Xbox One: Details and everything you need to know

DX12 is here, but it may not be the secret sauce the Xbox One needs to compete with the Sony PS4.

Apps/Software March 20, 2014

Skype is shutting down Qik on April 20: Why is this happening and what users need to know

One product must go so one can be improved and that seems to be the reason why the end of Qik is near. The once popular app breathes its last breath of freedom.

Apps/Software March 20, 2014

Read All About It! Newsbeat app reads headline news for you, to you.

While apps that read the news aloud to you are nothing new, the Newsbeat app has taught this old dog a few news tricks breathing some new life into this concept.

Apps/Software March 25, 2014

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