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Yo app loses LOL for super-simple messaging

Yo app loses LOL for super-simple messaging

There’s an app out there this Summer called "Yo." This app has been released to the iTunes App store, originally getting rejected by Apple because of its super-simplicity - they thought it wasn’t finished, or that it was a joke based on its April 1st submission date. Now that the app is out and gaining steam - 50,000 users strong in just a few months - it’s also earning investment dollars.

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Magneto calendar now available for iPad

Magneto calendar now available for iPad

After releasing a popular iPhone app and Chrome extension, Magneto is coming to iPad. Though still in beta, the app is now available for download. If you need a calendar that offers up a single go-to portal for all your events and task lists, Magneto may be it.

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Using your phone to wake up rested in the morning

Using your phone to wake up rested in the morning

There’s an app by the name of "Sleep Cycle" that takes the prospect of waking up every morning completely refreshed and aims to make it a reality. All you need is a smartphone with an accelerometer to make it work - and you need the app too, of course, which will cost you a couple of bucks. We’re here to tell you that it’s worth the cash - based on our first few tries with the setup, that is to say.

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iPad Air 2 models appear with Touch ID

iPad Air 2 models appear with Touch ID

The next iPad Air appears to be upon us as a couple of case-maker photos have appeared with clues on specifications. As with most recent leaks of iPhones, iPads, and everything in-between, this iPad Air leak is the result of specifications being shared early or leaked, then turned into a mock-up by hopeful case-makers. It’s not entirely accurate, so to speak.

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Three iOS resume apps to land any graduate a great job

Three iOS resume apps to land any graduate a great job

That’s it, schools’s out. You’re either done, or done for a few months (if you’re lucky). whatever the case, you probably need to find a job. As you sit there on the couch, someone — somewhere — is probably nagging you to get a job. With these three iOS apps, you don’t even have to move from your favorite spot, and when someone bugs you to find a job, you can honestly say you’re working on it!

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Qplay 2.0 acts as personalized iPad Chromecast home base

Qplay 2.0 acts as personalized iPad Chromecast home base

Supposing you’ve got a Chromecast and you’ve never heard of Qplay before, you’re in for a treat. This week the folks at Qplay - previously working with their own Chromecast-like hardware - have updated their app to work with Chromecast natively. Coming from the people that created TiVo, this app allows you to collect all of your favorite networks for video, photos, and music, in one place for casting to Chromecast.

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Squeezing more run time out of your phone’s battery

Squeezing more run time out of your phone’s battery

Battery life is sacred for the mobile user, and despite steady improvements to battery technology (have you seen the urine battery?), the average user is still likely to find themselves in search of a convenient outlet at an inconvenient time. There are a few different ways to potentially improve your smartphone's run time, however, aiding in those moments you forget to bring along your portable battery charger.

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Galaxy Tab S vs iPad Air: Spec War

Galaxy Tab S vs iPad Air: Spec War

If you’re thinking of picking up a tablet in the near future, two clear options will hit you direct in the face as soon as you enter a store like Best Buy. Samsung and Apple are vying for your attention, and they’ve both got tablets that are ready to take on your basic needs with specifications that blast most competitors out of the water. Which is best? The answer isn’t so simple.

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