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How photo app Polarr topped the App Store the uncommon way

Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.

By July 2, 2015

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Use Flynx to load websites in the background on Android

Queue up the sites you want to read from your social streams with Flynx for Android.

By April 23, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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T-Mobile will let you upgrade your smartphone anytime you want

But there's a catch: You have to commit to a new smartphone as part of the new upgrade program. Also, only a select number of flagship phones are available for an upgrade.

By June 25, 2015

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Behold the new Lego Batmobile

Headed to San Diego Comic-Con? Lego will reveal a new Batmobile tied to the upcoming film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" at the convention next week.

By July 1, 2015

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'MythBusters' summer plans: Test 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers, blow up a boat

Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman get set to debunk Stormtroopers' bad aim, test-fly drones, reenact construction site accidents and make a machine gun this summer.

By July 2, 2015

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Blood, murder and magic: What if 'Harry Potter' films were rated R?

The Fine Brothers picture what "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" would look in their new animated series that reimagines G- and PG-rated films as something much darker.

By July 1, 2015

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Automatically mute background tabs in Chrome

You don't have to try to figure out what's making noise on a particular page, this Chrome extension will do the work for you.

By September 26, 2014

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Audiophile nonsense: judging others by how they listen

Don’t judge others by how they listen. Don’t presume superiority because you listen differently than most. This is a condescending trend that has to stop.

By March 29, 2014

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'Star Wars' Battle of Endor gets the 'Real Fake History' treatment

What might have happened during the Battle of Endor if no one understood what Nien Nunb was saying? Machinima's "Real Fake History" interviews the co-pilots who could have ruined it for us all.

By July 2, 2015