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Here, Allegedly, Is The Windows 9 Notification Center In Action

Video: This week, we saw leaked images of what was purported to be Windows 9, showing a new toolbar with search and a revamped Notification Center on the system tray. Now, thanks to WinFuture, we get a video glimpse of how that Notification Center might look in action.


Some Simple Software Could Make Your Smartphone Camera Way Better

Smartphone photography is convenient, but far from perfect. Enter Canadian startup Algolux, which promises to use some clever computation to make up for how small and crappy your smartphone camera lens is.


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.


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!


This Aussie-Made Pregnancy App Is Meant For Guys

Who’s Your Daddy? That’s the name of an Australian-made pregnancy app that’s meant to help out first-time dads with everything they need to know about their partner’s pregnancy.


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

Today’s best deals include PicShop Photo Editor on Android, Living Planet on iOS and Mirror’s Edge on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Would You Let An App Monitor Your Mental Health?

Fitness and health tracking apps and devices are so trendy that fashion designers are set to make a killing on sparkly bracelet cases for them. We like the idea of gadgets telling us when we haven’t exercised enough, or when we need to sleep more. But what about an app to track mental health?


Google Dropping The Word 'Free' From Games With In-App Purchases

The word “free” might as well be retired from app store pricing, given it almost never means what you think it means (to paraphrase Inigo Montoya). The European Union was also somewhat confused about the label and its use with mobile games that, if you plan to actually play them, money must be exchanged (*cough* Dungeon Keeper *cough*). The EU has now set out a number of guidelines the likes of Google and Apple must follow, though one has been more accommodating than the other.


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 Steampunk Tower on iPhone, Ghostbusters: Paranormal Blast on Android and World of Tanks Blitz on iOS. Download them all without spending a cent!


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

Today’s best deals include U-MineSweeper on Windows Phone, Shu’s Garden on Android and Steampunk Tower on iOS. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


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