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    Rebtel Offers Up International Calling Plan for $1 Per Month

    Rebtel has quietly amassed millions of users worldwide over the past 10 years, and now they’re putting them to good use. The VoIP calling app is ditching the internet part with their new Rebel Calling plan, which lets users in 54 countries make unlimited international calls for $1 per month. We’ve seen a lot of […]

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    WhatsApp Does Away With $0.99 Per Year Fee, Is Now Free to Use

    That nominal $0.99 per year fee for WhatsApp is coming to an end, with a blog post from WhatsApp today announcing that over the next month, they will start eliminating those yearly fees for everyone using their messaging app. In the blog post, the given reason was that many WhatsApp users don’t use credit or […]

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    Viber Releases Its Own Version of Snapchat

    Snapchat doesn’t have the market cornered on disappearing pictures after all. Viber, which has been doing some cool stuff outside of its normal messaging features, has now released a somewhat standalone app to take on Snapchat directly. It’s called Viber Wink, but there’s one little catch — you need to have the original Viber app […]

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    Jamstik+ Review, the Everyman’s Guitar Trainer

    Learning the guitar is a daunting task for many and a secretly held wish for even more, but the time and money required for lessons make it impractical for many. The Bluetooth Jamstik+ Guitar and apps take all those drawbacks away and throw in the additional bonus of silent practice. This means you or your […]

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    Cluise App Helps You Figure Out What to Wear

    Tired of crippling indecision making you late in getting out the door? If apathy isn’t the solution you’re looking for, a new app called Cluise offers a third way. You can use Cluise to scan individual items in your wardrobe and let the app put together stylish outfits based on what you have. Cluise serves […]

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    ModiFace Live Lets You Record Video Wearing Virtual Makeup

    We’ve seen a lot of ModiFace apps launch this year, most of which have used augmented reality to apply virtual effects like hair color, nail polish, and cosmetics to still images of your face. ModiFace Live brings that functionality to video, allowing you to create looks and share them with friends over Facebook Messenger. ModiFace […]

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    Cairn App Helps Users Find Cell Coverage in the Wilderness

    Cairns have long been welcome sights for hikers and mountaineers — stacks of stones that fellow explorers leave behind to mark trails and help keep others from getting lost. Appropriate name, then, for this new app that marks spots with cellular coverage in the great outdoors, helping lost or injured hikers find places where they […]

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    This App Creates Personalized Cosmetics for You in Minutes

    We’ve seen plenty of apps that scan your skin tone to find matching cosmetics, nail polish, or hair dye, but MATCHCo takes it to another level. Not only will their app scan your skin tone, it’ll be able to analyze the data received and put in an order for custom-made cosmetics. The app uses the […]

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    Microsoft Adds Two Design Tools to Make Powerpoint Less Boring

    When we took a look at what Office 2016 had to offer, one of the features we were most excited about was that we’d always have new features to look forward to through Office Update. Being subscription-based, getting Office 2016 through your Office 365 subscription means getting regular updates for Office tools, making the new […]

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    Viber Has Brought the Chat Room Back – Come Chat With Us!

    Last month, Viber introduced public chats — a throwback to the chat rooms of old, where you could hop in and out and see what random strangers were talking about. Good or bad, it was always an experience. You can still find those Wild West-style chat rooms in some corners of the internet, but they’ve […]

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    Painting Lulu Takes the Coloring Book Digital

    Keeping kids entertained on the cheap — it’s one the pillars of parenting. Coloring books are a solid choice, but coloring is a hard sell these days if it doesn’t involve screen time. Painting Lulu is an app/coloring book combo that pulls that trick off cheaply, providing entertainment for the little ones and a little […]

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    L’Oreal Lets You Digitally Try New Hair Colors Before You Dye

    With augmented reality apps that let you try on nail polish and cosmetics under their belt, I guess we should have seen this new app from ModiFace coming. They’ve gotten together with L’Oreal brand Matrix to create a new app that will let you know exactly how your hair will look when dyed a new […]

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    Heroes Reborn Gets Its Own Video Game

    Heroes is back on television this fall in a limited-run miniseries called Heroes Reborn, and it looks like everyone involved is out to make the most out of it. In addition to the eBook, novels, webisodes, and an avalanche of fan theories, a mobile game and a PC/console game are coming to help bridge the […]

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    AdBlock Blocks the Name of Its New Owner

    AdBlock users got something they aren’t used to seeing this morning — a pop-up. While it wasn’t an ad, it was a harbinger of ads to come, bearing the news that AdBlock will now join fellow blocker AdBlock Plus’ Acceptable Ads program, which maintains a whitelist of ads that aren’t blocked by default. That probably […]

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    App Lets You buy Lottery Tickets From Your Phone

    Earlier this year, CNBC ran a story about the New York lottery making it harder to win big jackpots and easier to win small prizes in an effort to boost ticket sales, which fell 19 percent nationally and 44 percent in New York for Powerball. Turns out, that’s not the only thing out to get […]

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    7 Reasons Why Microsoft Office 2016 Is A Worthy Upgrade

    Almost three months after Windows 10 launched, Microsoft is now ready to bring Office 2016 out of preview and into homes and businesses everywhere. Office 2016 represents a remarkable departure for the desktop version of the software — once a standalone suite, Office is getting loads of new features that take advantage of our tendency […]

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    Millions of Chinese Users Affected by App Store Hack

    When we hear about malicious code in mobile apps, it’s usually from Android apps downloaded from sources other than Google Play, abusing the open source nature of Android while getting around Google’s vetting process. We don’t usually hear these kinds of stories about Apple, which has an iron grip on iOS apps thanks to strict […]

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    Nail the Perfect Manicure Shade with the ManiMatch App

    Until we get our hands on Microsoft’s HoloLens, the potential of augmented reality is going to go untapped — with one exception. The beauty industry has been the most active and inventive in putting augmented reality to work, with companies like ModiFace bringing us apps that allow you to virtually try on cosmetics using a […]