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  • Will Flappy Bird fly again? Developer is 'considering it'

    Will Flappy Bird fly again? Developer is 'considering it'
    The creator of Flappy Bird, the extremely popular mobile game that was surprisingly and suddenly removed from app stores last month, said he is considering re-releasing the game. Speaking with Rolling Stone, Vietnamese independent developer Dong...
  • Some computer downloads for better health should be avoided

    Approach these phone, tablet, or computer programs with caution if they make big promises. Of the countless applications (apps) available for your computer tablet and smartphone, there are an estimated 40,000 health-related apps for consumers and...
  • Introducing 30Second Mom video tips

    Introducing 30Second Mom video tips
    So much to do, so little time. Elisa All knows that mantra sums up so much about parenting. To make the most of the precious moments you do have, All foundedĀ 30Second Mom, a mobile-friendly website and free app that offers 30-second-or-less video tips...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...
  • 2 social media changes you must know

    2 social media changes you must know
    It might be the most talked about checkmark ever. Google has this thing called shared endorsements, which has to do with how you get recommendations from your friends on Google products. So for example, a friend singing the praises of a new album on the...
  • No Gatekeeper: Google Opens Chromecast TV Device for Free to Any Developer

    Google has released a set of free tools for developers to let their apps play video on the cheap Chromecast TV-connected device -- a move that could quickly bring hundreds of new Internet video services to the TV, boosting Google's strategy to get a...
  • Can this man save the music business?

    Can this man save the music business?
    Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook. He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Digital Sales Up 40% Over First Film

    Lionsgate tumbthumped digital opening-weekend homevideo sales of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," claiming the film scored record digital numbers for the studio that were up 40% compared with the first installment of the franchise in 2012. The studio...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free Starbucks and $100 Visa gift cards

    It's Freebie Friday! Free Starbucks and $100 Visa gift cards
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today's long list has free Starbucks coffee with purchase of a breakfast sandwich, a $100 gift card when you test drive a Cadillac and savings at stores, restaurants and fun things to do. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow...
  • Paper: First impressions of Facebook's newsmagazine app [Video chat]

    Paper: First impressions of Facebook's newsmagazine app [Video chat]
    One day before its 10th anniversary, Facebook released Paper, an app that gives iPhone users a new way to see the content their friends post on the social network. Paper is laid out like a magazine, with numerous sections for users to turn to. The first...
  • Best TV shows of 2013, or a few of my favorite things

    Best TV shows of 2013, or a few of my favorite things
    I've never liked doing year-end best-of lists for a number of reasons. I don't feel qualified, for one. As a part-time critic I don't see or even sample every show. I also find that I enjoy shows that definitely aren't "the best" technically, but are so...
  • Flappy Bird creator removes game from Apple App Store, Google Play

    Flappy Bird creator removes game from Apple App Store, Google Play
    The creator of Flappy Bird has removed the popular game from both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users who have already installed the game will be able to keep playing it, but it is not possible for new users to download the game, which was at the...