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Mix, tune and make music on your mobile device

Beyond just listening to music, your phone or tablet can also do much more when accompanied with the right apps. From instrument tuners to DJ apps and full music creation tools, here are the things you need to unlock the musical potential of your phone.

App deletes your embarrassing posts on social media

Some people may have old Facebook posts or Tweets that they don't want coming back to haunt them, but they don't have the time to delete them.

WhatsApp now has 800 million active monthly users

The hugely popular text messaging app WhatsApp has announced it now has 800 million monthly active users on the platform, putting it on target to reach the 1 billion mark before the end of the year and making it the biggest app of its kind.

China now downloads more iOS apps than the U.S., says new report

A new report has found that Chinese iPhone users have downloaded more apps than those in the U.S. during the first quarter of this year. Apple has become one of China's most-popular brands and iPhones are cherished products in the market.

Google's wireless service 'Project Fi' revealed in leaked app

Google's plans to create a subscription-based wireless mobile service controlled entirely through an app have been fully revealed in the best possible way - a leaked version of the under-development app called Tycho.

What you need to know about LinkedIn's new app

LinkedIn is one of the most important social media networks for B2B professionals, and on Monday the social company announced its entry into the social media management space with a new app called Elevate.

Confirmed: YouTube is launching a paid-subscription service

In an email to partners, Google has confirmed that it is launching a new subscription model for YouTube. Subscribers will pay a monthly fee to view YouTube without any adverts on videos and content creators will get a portion of the fee.

Facebook Messenger gets its own standalone website

Facebook has created a new standalone website for its Messenger service which can be used independently of the main Facebook site. The move follows the removal of messaging support from the core Facebook app on iOS and Android last year.

'Pancake' is the new addictive time-waster to replace Flappy Bird

A new game rising in the App Store could steal Flappy Bird's crown with its simple but incredibly addictive premise of flipping pancakes with the phone to earn points and better pancake toppings.

Google cut Android malware levels by half during 2014

Google says that it cut Android malware in half during 2014 and that over 1 billion devices have been protected by Google Play. That still leaves 10 million devices that are infected though as the company tries to slam the brakes on malicious apps.

Dropbox is making a new app for note-takers

The cloud storage provider Dropbox is working on a new productivity app for note-takers. Currently in testing with a limited number of users, the online app will rival services like Microsoft OneNote, Google Keep and Evernote.

Vine gets updated on Windows Phone to be more like iOS, Android

Vine has updated its Windows Phone app to bring it more in line with what users on other platforms have access to. The update will be encouraging to supporters of Windows Phone which historically has had a large "app gap".

Live-streaming app Meerkat challenges social media conventions

The story of Meerkat begins just over two weeks ago, when the live streaming application first became available to the public.

Microsoft expands beta of Skype for Web

Microsoft has launched a beta of Skype for Web. The new website will allow users to access Skype from any web browser, removing the issue of being unable to use the popular communication program on computers where it is not installed.

Facebook plans to allow third-party apps onto Messenger

Facebook is planning to open up the Facebook Messenger app to third-party apps and services that will run on top of the service, continuing the large-scale expansion of Messenger that the company has started in the past year.

Windows 10 for phones to include notification LED support

New leaked screenshots of an unreleased build of Windows 10 for Phones revealed last night that the operating system will feature support for notification LEDs. Just a day later, such an LED has been found hidden inside Microsoft's Lumia 735.

The rise of the real-time translation apps

Translation apps on the internet and phones have got much better at their jobs in recent years and are now used frequently by tourists. A major question remains though: how reliable are they and do they work? A recent BBC report attempts to answer this.

How smartphones can revolutionize the diagnosis of disease

Smartphones are revered for their huge range of capabilities, expandable via apps that use the potential of the hardware to maximum effect. One of the most intriguing possibilities being explored now is the ability to use a phone to diagnose illness.

Gluten-free eating options made easy with food choice service Special

A Canadian start-up called E.A.T. Meal Planning Co. has produced an app that focuses on guiding the user through healthy meal options and special dietary requirements. Digital Journal has found out more details.

Google pays $25 million to acquire the '.app' domain

Google has acquired exclusive rights to the new top-level domain ".app" in a deal with ICANN worth $25 million. One of several that the tech giant has applied for in recent years, it is currently unknown how the company will use the domain.

Google unveils YouTube for Kids, available now on Android and iOS

Google has unveiled its long-anticipated YouTube for Kids app that promises to give parents control over what video content their children consume and the ability to limit viewing hours while creating an attractive interface for kids.

Cases that are as smart as your phone

By the year 2018, it is predicted that more than 220 million people will own smartphones in the United States. This is a considerable growth since 2010 when just under 63 million people were using smartphones.

Image shows woman paid to manipulate App Store rankings

An image posted to Chinese social media site Weibo allegedly shows a "ranking farm" of racks of iPhones that are used to manipulate ratings and reviews of apps in the App Store.

Users of pirated copies of Today Calendar told "walk the plank"

The developer of the popular Android calendar app Today Calendar has started to fight piracy of his product by adding pirate-themed messages to the app that suggest users of pirated copies "walk the plank" or attend a "pirate party."

Microsoft's Outlook email app nears top of iOS charts

Yesterday Microsoft released a new version of Outlook for iOS and Android phones that seems to be going down well with consumers, now sitting in the "Best New Apps" list and climbing rapidly.

App allowing users to sell parking spots may soon be banned in LA

Los Angeles - MonkeyParking is an app that lets its users sell their parking spaces, but they could soon be banned from operating in Los Angeles.

Mobile spy app creator fined $500,000

Two months after his arrest, the creator of a mobile spying app was fined $500,000. This is the first spyware conviction in the United States.

Review: Korean educational meeting app PingPong preparing to go global

Technical innovations have come so quickly over the last couple of years that unless something is truly revolutionary, it garners little attention.

Review: Moldiv brings easy photo collages to iOS devices

Jellybus, one of the largest developers of photo apps in the App Store and makers of the image editing app PicsPlayPro, rolled out their newest creation for iPhone users.

Op-Ed: 'South Park' bashes the free-to-play model

The freemuim game model has been one of the most controversial market trends in the gaming industry. As real gamers, Trey Parker and Matt Stone critically dissect the model in the recent South Park episode "Freemium Isn't Free".
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