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  • Opinion: Evernote Releases Two New iOS Apps: Evernote Food and Evernote Hello

    Evernote, the popular multi-platform tool for organizing all your notes, has released two new iOS apps that promise to make two of the most difficult organizational tasks easier. Evernote Food is a meal tracker that promises to help you keep track of everything you eat, and Evernote Hello is a contact manager that looks to make it easier to remember new people you meet.

  • Opinion: Channel your negative thoughts

    Being connected allows us to take advantage of all sorts of things: above all else, the web is an exceptional source of information. But it also lets us channel our negative thoughts.

  • Opinion: Microsoft releases Xbox Live app for iPhone and iPad

    In a rather surprising move, Microsoft just announced the release of an official Xbox Live app for iOS. The universal app is free and formatted for both iPhone and iPad. The ability to access Xbox Live has been a distinguishing characteristic of Windows Phone 7 since its launch, and while there have been plenty of third-party apps to allow partial Xbox Live access on Android and iOS devices, this is the first time Microsoft has directly supported a competitor's product with Xbox Live.

  • Opinion: Verizon CEO: Shared Data Plans Coming Next Year

    In 2012, Verizon wants to offer a single data plan for every device you own, according to the company's CEO, Lowell McAdam.

  • Opinion: Hiding purchased iOS apps

    Reader Tim Campbell finds his App Store purchase history cluttered. He writes:

  • Opinion: Like Chrome OS? Try Lime for Extra Hardware Support

    Google's Web-centric Chrome OS operating system has drawn considerable interest since its birth two years ago, but not everyone can enjoy it because of the limited hardware it's available on.

  • Opinion: What's New in the Opera 11.60 Browser

    Web browsers are in the news: Google's Chrome is poised to overtake Firefox as the number-two browser as Firefox struggles with market share and revenue. IE9 is increasing its market share, but mostly at the cost of other versions of IE. On Tuesday, Opera announced a new release. Does Opera have good news, and more importantly, a reason for your business to consider using it?

  • Opinion: Blood and Glory Review: An Epic Action Game for Android

    Spoiler alert: If you've played the popular iOS game Infinity Blade, you'll find Blood and Glory's style to be…well...exactly the same. However, Glu Mobile has put Blood and Glory in a different setting and tossed in a different "story line," and it's free.

  • Opinion: H1Siri Brings Siri to iPhone 4, But Is One Hack to Avoid

    Jailbreakers and hackers will want to stay away from the H1siri hack that promises to bring Siri voice command functionality to the iPhone 4 and the fourth-generation iPod Touch. Several users and other developers have discovered that the hack actually contains illegal code, could break your device in several ways, and sends your personal information through questionable servers.

  • Opinion: TweetCaster: A Slick, Powerful Free Twitter Client

    Guess what? I've got a fever, and the only prescription is... More Twitter! If you feel the same, you should check out TweetCaster for Android. It's a robust Twitter client, and even its free, ad-supported version lets you add multiple Twitter accounts and work with each account separately.

  • Opinion: Can I Post Videos that Use Other People's Music on Youtube?

    Spiderowych asked the Answer Line forum if it's legal to post a remix of copyrighted songs on Youtube.

  • Opinion: Want to Tweak GNOME 3? There's a Site for That

    There's never a dull moment in the world of desktop environments these days, and the past week has been no exception.

  • Opinion: Bugs & Fixes: Decoding Apple's Safari 5.1.2 release notes

    Over the years, Apple has taken its share of criticism for the sparseness of the release notes that accompany its software updates. This lack of information can make it difficult to determine exactly what has been fixed--or whether a supposed fix actually does its intended job.

  • Opinion: YaCy: It's About Freedom, Not Beating Google

    Following the release on Monday of YaCy 1.0, a free, peer-to-peer search engine, many in the media were quick to view it as a challenge to Google, Bing and the other big contenders in the search arena.

  • Opinion: Track Business Receipts with Shoeboxed for Android, iPhone

    Business receipts are a sad fact of life, like taxes and Justin Bieber. Shoeboxed helps you capture, organize, and file your receipts, and does so through the magic of apps, photography, and real-life humans.

  • Opinion: iOS Safer from Malware than Android, Security Firm Says

    A new report from security firm McAfee finds mobile threats are on the rise, and iOS users seem to be much safer than Android fans.

  • Opinion: Is Siri Against Abortion? Apple Says No

    Apple's new voice-activated assistant, Siri, is apparently quiet on the topic of abortions and birth control, at least according to a growing number of iPhone 4S users.

  • Opinion: Republic Wireless: $19/Month Unlimited Wireless Service Works Like a Charm

    If you rarely stray from Wi-Fi network areas and you're sick of high cell phone bills, you may find this new $19-a-month wireless service a very attractive proposition.

  • Opinion: Shopycat: Walmart's Facebook App for Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

    If you're not sure what to buy your friends for the holidays, and don't want to broadcast a lack of imagination with gift cards, Walmart offers Shopycat: A social shopping Facebook app that takes shared data from your friends' profiles and news feeds and transforms them into gift ideas.

  • Opinion: PhotoTangler Collage Maker Easy Enough for Kids

    PhotoTangler Collage Maker lets you--or your kid--take a number of images and make them into a smoothly flowing collage, for printing or for use as a desktop background image.

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