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How To Download iOS 8 Without Deleting All Your Stuff

Now that iOS 8 is finally here, many an iPhone user has eagerly swiped over to the update screen only to find that the greedy install package just won’t fit. But don’t worry — you don’t have to go on a deleting rampage. All it takes is a few simple workarounds, and you can have your iOS 8 and keep your data too.


Microsoft's Snipp3t App Helps You Virtually Stalk Celebrities

On Saturday, Microsoft pulled the cover off of Snipp3t. This free iOS app looks a lot like any other endlessly scrolling news reader, but it doesn’t aggregate based on trending topics, specific outlets, or Facebook friend “likes.” It’s completely based on people.


This Algorithm Can Change The Season And Weather In Your Photos

One time I drove five hours out of my way on a road trip to Monument Valley, only to be devastated when I arrived. Instead of the bright red buttes I’d envisioned against a clear blue sky, a grey haze had settled into the valley, rendering the landscape flat and lifeless. My photographs could have been saved by a new app that can add sun and light to images with simple text commands.


Facebook Adds 'Nearby Friends' To Show You Where Everyone's At

Facebook’s newest feature, Nearby Friends, begins rolling out today. The opt-in app addition lets your friends know when you’re close by, with the option to show your precise location on a map, if that’s the kind of thing you want to share with your friends.


Two Aussie Developers' New Budgeting App Lets You Forecast Your Bills

The debut iOS app from the guys at Minus4°, Bills Forecast lets you quickly look forward at upcoming recurring bills, and add in expected purchases and yearly costs (like your car’s rego and insurance). The product of a year’s work from developer Toby Pattullo and designer Dean Hecker, the app looks great — it’s especially useful for getting an easy idea of how much spending or saving money you’ll have left over every month.


iOS 7's Biggest Annoyances (And How To Fix Them)

The release of any new operating system brings a slew of slight problems and annoyances. iOS 7 is no different. With that in mind, here’s how to fix some of the more common annoyances.


Push Launcher For iOS: Access Your Go-To Apps In One Easy Location

Now, there’s only so much you can really do as far as shortcuts go on an (non-jailbroken) iPhone. But if you’re set in your ways and still want some of the saved seconds a neat and tidy app launcher could afford you, Push Launcher is about as close as you’re going to get.


A 4-Year-Old Android Bug Could Bring Malware To 99% Of Devices

A team of security researchers claim to have identified a four-year-old Android bug that can allow malicious trojans to appear as verified apps, infecting devices with malware while users remain unaware of its presence.


Lytro Has An iOS App Now

The Lytro light-field camera is miles in front of other cameras in the way that it handles light and focus, but it has been lagging behind in photo upload for some time now. That’s about to change, however, as the folks at Lytro roll-out the first iOS app today.


New iPhone Apps: Valet, Finder Codes, Ninja Jamms, And More

This week’s collection of apps went all over the place in terms of content. If you’re someone prone to bouts of amnesia during daily activities, there’s plenty to cure what ails you down below. Aspiring musicians and video chat-junkies won’t be disappointed either. Everyone else: maybe next week.


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