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  • Rite Aid adds Apple Pay, Google Wallet for in-store payments

    Starting Saturday, Rite Aid customers will be able to use Apple Pay and Google Wallet to make smartphone payments at its nearly 4,600 stores nationwide. Android Pay will also be available at stores when that service launches in the coming months.

  • Newcomer Cyanogen looks to disrupt Android and iOS

    Several versions of the Android OS for smartphones have appeared on the global stage in recent years. One version, Cyanogen OS, has gathered publicity as well as prominent investors --including Twitter, Qualcomm and Foxconn -- that could give it some staying power.

  • Microsoft's Cortana to reach Australia soon(ish)

    Microsoft revealed this morning that its digital personal assistant, Cortana, will be available to Australians in the not-too-distant future.

  • There's even an app for dogs and cats scared of fireworks

    Fireworks and other loud noises account for nearly 20% of missing pets, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

  • Really smart phones: Now they can predict your GPA

    Researchers at Dartmouth College and the University of Texas at Austin have developed an Android app that they say can predict students' grade point averages without prior knowledge of data such as SAT scores, IQ or school track records. What's more, the technology could have future applications for predicting employee performance.

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  • 14 ways to supercharge your smartphone

    Are you using your smartphone to its fullest? Probably not--smartphone owners typically push their devices up to only about half their potential. Here are 14 smartphone apps to help your Android handset, BlackBerry, or iPhone become all that it can be.

  • Install and manage apps in Android Market

    Your Android phone is only as useful as the apps you put on it. Whether you're looking to play games, manage media, or find new ways to organize your life, apps are the tools that can make it happen.

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