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Freebie Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Deep Caffeineometer on Windows Phone, Colossatron on Android and Weblock on iOS. Download them all without spending a cent!


Report: Facebook And Uber Want You To Call A Ride From Messenger

According to a report from Recode, Mark Zuckerberg met with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to discuss putting an Uber integration within Facebook’s Messenger app. Someday soon, we could order a car in between sending our Facebook friends weird cat stickers.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Colossatron on Android, Defenders on iOS, and GetHired on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Using goTenna's Pocket Antenna To Send Texts Without Mobile Service

Inspired by the downed mobile towers and utility outages of Hurricane Sandy, the folks at goTenna wanted a way to keep smartphones connected even when the grid fails. What they came up with is a pocket-sized handheld antenna that lets users send texts and location info without mobile service. And we got to see a prototype in action.


11 Of The Most Absurd Smartphone Cases We Have Ever Seen

For better or worse, the world is overrun with some truly abysmal, positively ludicrous smartphone cases. Here are the biggest offenders.


Watch This iPhone 5s Get Obliterated By A Train

There’s not much that can survive being hit by a train. Not even an iPhone. Turns out that when you lay one down on the tracks to become freight train fodder, it ends really badly.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Bloons on the Amazon Appstore, Table Tennis Touch on iOS and IQ Safe on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Report: Apple's Mobile Payment Service Could Be Coming Later This Year

Apple is seriously talking to payments-industry companies about debuting a mobile wallet, according to a report from The Information. Executives are at least considering a late 2014 release date and discussing hardware security features.


Telstra Will Switch Off Its 2G Network By 2017

“It’s time to say goodbye, old friend.” Telstra has made clear its intention to phase out its 2G network by the end of 2016, freeing up that portion of spectrum for extra 4G bandwidth.


Motorola's Digital Tattoo Unlocks The Moto X With A Tap

That blotch on the man’s arm there isn’t a bruise from where he was restrained by the police last night — it’s a digital tattoo. A thin electronic film that sticks on and lets you securely unlock your phone with a tap of your arm, neck or wherever you stick it, using NFC.