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How to use Siri as your own personal DJ

Yes, Siri can act as your own virtual DJ to play and manage your favorite music upon your command.

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Use Normal to target power-hogging apps

This 99-cent iOS utility calls out the apps that are killing your battery and provides help with extending its runtime.

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Get started with Instagram's Hyperlapse app

The new app helps you create time-lapse videos using your iPhone.

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Start your Android camera from the lock screen with Snapshot

This app can open your camera app from the lock screen if you hold the device in landscape orientation and press the power button.

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How to leave a tip that expires in the new Foursquare

Foursquare Tips aren't always relevant forever. Set an expiration date on your tip if it relates to a promotion.

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How to (temporarily) restore Messages in Facebook for iOS

Don't want to give into Facebook and download its Messenger app? Use this temporary workaround to continue using Messages in the Facebook app.

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How to send Facebook messages without the Messenger app

Not happy that Facebook now forces you to use its Messenger app? Here's how to beat the company at its own game.

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The easiest way to discover when apps go on sale

By combining AppZapp and IFTTT you'll never miss when an app is marked down to free again.

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Teach Google Now new voice commands with this free app

Commandr for Google Now helps you carry out common phone tasks using a few spoken commands. Here's how to use it.

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Three apps every iMessage user needs

Sometimes words just aren't enough to express your true emotional state in an iMessage conversation.

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Use Unclouded to analyze storage in Dropbox and Google Drive

Christian Göllner, an XDA member and Android developer, has released an app that helps you find out what's taking up all of your space in Dropbox and Google Drive.

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Everything you need to know about Android launchers

Android launchers are apps that can spice up your phone's home screen or act as a personal assistant. Here's what you need to know about how they work and how to choose one that's right for you.

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