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How to use Snapchat’s new augmented reality 3D world lenses

Snapchat is retaliating against Facebook’s clone wars by boosting its AR camera capabilities. Here’s how to add 3D animated objects to your Snapchat messages.

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Five to Try: Sweatcoin lets you earn as you burn calories, and Lumino City is an enchanting quest

Fun, games, and prizes abound in this latest batch of new Android apps.

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Dropbox Paper's mobile apps now work offline

Dropbox Paper users will now be able to edit their documents offline while using mobile devices, thanks to an update released Tuesday.

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Five to Try: YouTube TV starts rolling out, and Archer, P.I. lets you play while you watch

Google's cord-cutting service leads this week in new Android releases.

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Facebook's M assistant launches in US, will offer chat suggestions

More than a year after introducing a virtual assistant in its Messenger app, Facebook is launching M to the masses.

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Amazon will refund $70 million of in-app purchases made by kids

Amazon could have to hand out more than $70 million in refunds to parents whose kids ran up in-app purchase bills, according to the FTC.

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The 5 Android gardening apps you need this spring

Who needs a green thumb when you've got apps?

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The 15 best Android puzzle games for teasing your brain

The Play Store has an abundance of great puzzlers, and we've picked the cream of the crop.

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No joke, Google lets you play Ms. Pac-Mac in Google Maps for April Fool's

As part of its annual April Fool's Day tricks and treats, Google has launched a playable Ms. Pac-Mac game right inside the Maps app.

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Five to Try: MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 plays ball, and Stance helps you reach U.S. reps

Fill your phone with this week's hottest new apps and games.

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Twitter stops counting usernames in replies toward the 140-character limit

This change is coming to Twitter’s iOS and Android apps as well as Twitter on the web.

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Waze lets you order coffee and a donut from Dunkin' before you get there

Waze's new order ahead feature only works with Dunkin' Dontus for now, but the company has plans to add more partners in the future.

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Facebook goes full Snapchat with disappearing Stories

Camera filters, selfie masks, and direct messaging are coming to the main Facebook app. Good luck, Snapchat.

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Five to Try: Super Mario Run finally arrives, and Samsung unpacks its Galaxy S8 event app

Nintendo's on-the-go adventure headlines a fresh batch of Android releases.

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Google will now let you share your location with friends in Maps

A new feature rolling out soon to all Maps users will let you easily and temporarily broadcast your location and share your journey with anyone you'd like.

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Dress up your texts with these 4 Android SMS-replacement apps

Get a better messaging app that suits your texting style and personal preferences.

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These must-have apps for tourists can make your trip a delight

If you're going on a trip somewhere new, your phone can be your best companion.

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Five to Try: Supersonic Fun Voice Messenger takes flight, and Giphy Stickers gets lit

Grab this week's most enticing new Android apps and games releases.

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Google's Project Soli gesture control kits will ship later this year

Google will start shipping development kits for its Project Soli wireless gesture recognition technology later this year.

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Spotify, Waze invade each other to seamlessly keep the music jamming on your commute

Now you can get at your Spotify playlists inside Waze, and driving directions inside Spotify.

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