CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.
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Lyve is a fast and hands-off way to organize your photos if you don't want to do it yourself.
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
For rating and flagging photos already in Lightroom while you're killing time or for quick, rough edits, it's good. But the phone version of Lightroom mobile needs more features before it feels essential.
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This clutter-busting Android app helps keep your email organized.
Cheaper than buying individual books, Scribd offers most of the books you want to read for a low monthly cost.
Office Mobile is worth downloading if you're a current Office 365 subscriber, but with only basic editing features, this app should be free for all.
Oyster is perfect for trying out books you might never purchase, but you'll still need to buy new releases and other popular titles elsewhere.
Unless you already use Microsoft's products, skip these Office apps in favor of third-party options.
The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.