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Blackberry Decides That Ephemeral Messaging Will Save BBM

After a very brief stint at number one in the app store, Blackberry’s much-vaunted BBM messaging service — previously hailed as the saviour of the entire company — is now languishing in 462nd place on the App Store. But never fear! Because Blackberry is going to turn its fortunes around, by Snapchattifying its messaging service.


The Best Alternative For Every Pre-Loaded iPhone App

The iPhone comes with a bunch of apps you never use. Some of them are poorly implemented. Others are lacking important features. Fortunately, there’s a whole world of developers offering some very viable third-party alternatives. You still can’t delete the apps your iPhone comes with, but here are some alternatives that will free you from their boring grips.


Bolt, Instagram's Crack At Snapchat, Is Out In Australia

Self-destructing media! Not exactly hitting Da Vinci-levels of innovation, but an intriguing enough concept going by the popularity of Snapchat. Instagram, the other heavyweight in the “must photograph everything and spam it to my friends” space, has released a competitor of sorts called “Bolt”. The roll-out however is being done gradually, with Australia the latest country to get access to the app.


Just Tap Your Phone On Every Wall And This App Will Draw A Floorplan

It’s not a bad idea to measure a room before you go out and buy a bunch of new furniture. And if you’ve got an iPhone, that becomes less of an ordeal because you can trade your tape measure for this slick app called RoomScan. It automatically generates floorplans by simply tapping your phone on every wall.


Wait, What? Flappy Bird's Creator Says He's Removing The Game

A tweet from Dong Nguyen, creator of the maddening and virally popular game Flappy Bird, says the game will disappear from the Android and iOS app stores at noon tomorrow. And here I’d just gotten past the first three pipes!


How To Beat Flappy Bird, A Tutorial

If you have been frustrated with the hugely successful and extremely difficult game Flappy Bird, here’s a tutorial that will teach you how to beat the hell out of it. It’s actually really easy once you learn this technique.


You'll Need A Doctor's Prescription To Download This App

BlueStar is a smartphone app that helps diabetics track their glucose readings, analysing patients’ blood glucose readings and coaching them on medical and behavioural changes they can make to minimize the disease’s impact. But good luck finding a download link on BlueStar’s site — it’s the world’s first prescription-only smartphone app.


Snapchat's Update Lets You Replay One Snap Per Day

Snapchat just rolled out a big update with a bunch of new features, the most important being Replay. Now, every day brings a one-time chance to review the most recent message in your stream. If that makes you think twice about what you’ve been Snapchatting, maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your life.


Save Up To 60% On Popular Apps With App Santa

One annoying thing about Christmas is all the shopping. So many store. So many lines. So many sales — well, that one’s not bad.


Type:Rider Is A Mobile Game That Teaches You About Typography

We love typography at Gizmodo, so it’s no surprise that we’re rather taken by Type:Ride — a mobile game that let’s you solve riddles and puzzles while learning about fonts along the way.


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