10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, it’s bite-sized, and it gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software for your mobile device.

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Windows Phone Is Dead and Surface Sales are Slipping

Microsoft's Surface has gone from a proof of concept into the spearhead of Microsoft's hardware business

Microsoft’s overall quarterly results were excellent, but the company’s hardware divisions were a different story. Decline in the Xbox market is expected, but a huge drop in Surface sales doesn’t look good. Meanwhile, Windows 10 Mobile is barely on life support.

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Russia eyed after Facebook says it was used by 'malicious actors' during US presidential election

A report released by Facebook this week “does not contradict” the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s assertion that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

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Nintendo Switch back in stock at Best Buy today, but get there early

Days after Best Buy replenished its NES Classic Edition stock for what might be the very last time, the retailer has announced that it is bringing the Nintendo Switch back to store shelves as well on Friday, April 28th.

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Instagram Snaps Up Rivals' Users


Instagram has reached a milestone of 700 million members while enjoying the fastest-ever growth rate in the company’s history. The network has grown by more than 100 million members in the last four months. Its burgeoning growth can be credited to new features like Stories, live video and disappearing messages in Direct, the company said. “Ostensibly copied from Snapchat, the feature was significant in driving the ephemeral messaging app to an IPO,” said Zach Fuller, an analyst at Midia Research.

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NRA event: Inside the acres and acres of guns on display

More than 80,000 Americans are converging in Atlanta for the 146th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Atlanta, Georgia that kicks off Friday.

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Iron Man is real: British inventor builds flight suit

Richard Browning may not be the real life Tony Stark, but he has taken inspiration from the comic book character, building his own Iron Man-style suit.

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Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

Intel Xeon E7 Ivy Bridge-EX die (15 core)

Intel’s shaking up its Xeon branding with a new branding scheme. New chip introductions and capabilities may not be far behind.

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Wetern Digital Ships 12TB Helium-Filled Hard Drive

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Western Digital has come through on its promise late last year to release a 12TB hard drive. It will not be cheap.

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Apple may be working on an Amazon Alexa rival

The rumors saying that Apple is working on a Siri-based Amazon Echo rival are back, with a noted insider saying that Apple is currently finalizing the design for the unnamed product.

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C Spire's Place Among Cable TV Challengers


Cable TV has been facing mounting attacks from new technologies and new competitors. C Spire recently joined the action, announcing plans to enter the pay-TV space. It’s not yet clear what C Spire TV will be, or how it will impact the marketplace. We’ll have to wait for C Spire to spell that out in the coming weeks. What we know so far is that C Spire is a regional player in Mississippi, so the service won’t be available throughout the United States. Also, this pay-TV platform appears to have been developed by MobiTV, which is interesting.

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Microsoft Word bug let hackers have access files for months

An error in Microsoft Word let hackers have access to files for month before the tech giant eventually fixed the problem — six months later.

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iPhone 8 may be slower than the Samsung Galaxy S8

The iPhone 8 hasn’t been announced yet, but CNET is reporting that there’s already a possibility that it will have slower wireless speeds than Samsung’s Galaxy S8 .

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