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Instagram gets personal with ‘Videos You Might Like’

Instagram gets personal in hopes of helping you find interesting shared videos much more easily with a new feature in the Explore area of its popular photo sharing service. Called “Videos You Might Like,” the new personalized channel can be found in the Explore grid within the mobile app. Now you can spend less time […]

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Cookie Monster gets real behind the scenes of Siri ad

We loved that recent Siri ad starring the lovable Muppet, Cookie Monster. And a new video gives us more with some mock behind-the-scenes footage. In the original spot, Cookie Monster used Siri’s hands-free functionality to set a timer while his delicious cookies baked. And he even asked the digital assistant to play some tunes on […]

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Delightfully retro RPG gets free expansion on iOS, Mac

Paradox Interactive’s hilarious send-up of fantasy tabletop gaming (think Dungeons and Dragons), Knights of Pen and Paper 2, has just gotten a new free expansion. Called “Back to the Source,” it has two new character classes, higher level caps, an all new mega-dungeon, and a ton of funny stuff packed into it — all for […]

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Inbox by Gmail gets new Smart Reply feature on the web

Google Inbox’s awesome Smart Reply feature, which was launched on mobile back in November, is now available on the web. The feature is already being used for 10 percent of all replies on Android and iOS — and it’s just as good in your browser. Smart Reply aims to save you time by suggesting replies to […]

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Star Trek: Beyond gets fast and furious in first trailer

Star Wars week is finally here, and what better way to celebrate The Force Awakens than with our first look at the next movie in the Star Trek series? Paramount Pictures debuted the first trailer for Star Trek: Beyond, directed by Justin Lin of Fast & Furious fame. Kirk and the gang are back in […]

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Weed app gets you a legal prescription in minutes

It’s about time, really. We already can order pizzas, send images of our rashes to medical doctors, and get groceries delivered via the magic of our iPhones. Now, with a new app called EazeMD, you can get your legal medical marijuana this way, too. Eaze MD promises California smartphone users the ability to connect with […]

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Jon Favreau gets a little squirrelly in new iPhone 6s ad

In a brand-new iPhone 6s ad, director Jon Favreau (Iron Man) looks to Siri for help in his directorial duties. The spot, called “iPhone 6s – On the Set,” has the director trying to explain to some actors (presumably on his upcoming live action-ish adaptation of The Jungle Book) the finer points of playing flying […]

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Temple Run 2 gets largest expansion yet, ‘Frozen Shadows’

With over 1 billion downloads, Temple Run and it’s sequel, Temple Run 2, are the very definition of mobile gaming success. It’s even better that husband and wife developers and co-founders Keith Shepherd and Natalia Luckyanova are such incredibly nice people. Their startup, Imangi Studios, has found the gold at the end of the rainbow, […]

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WordPress.com gets a new look and new Mac app

WordPress.com received a huge redesign today that has been 18 months in the making, and there’s a great new Mac app that’s coming with it. The new native Mac app is powered with the same tech running WordPress.com. In fact, it’s pretty much the web app wrapped as an OS X, which isn’t all that […]

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iPad-compatible smart scale gets a tasty new update

Attention, foodies and nutrition-istas! Successful Kickstarter SITU, a smart scale for iPad, has just added a couple of neat new features for its iOS app — while also getting a reduction in prices ahead of Black Friday. Given that ex-Apple employee creator Michael Grothaus credits Cult of Mac readers with making the invention a reality, how could […]

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