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The Best African Mobile Apps: iCow

The Best African Mobile Apps: iCow | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
African software developers are creating ground-breaking mobile technologies to solve African problems in communities closest to them. One great mobile app: iCow.
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Stop Turning Off Your Lock Screen, Use Android Smart Lock Instead

Stop Turning Off Your Lock Screen, Use Android Smart Lock Instead | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Regularly locking your phone’s screen can be an annoyance. So much so that a third of Android users don’t even lock their phones at all, and those that do choose painfully obvious PINs or patterns. Fortunately, there’s a better way: It’s called Smart Lock for Android.
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How to Unlock Your iPhone in 5 Steps

How to Unlock Your iPhone in 5 Steps | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
You don't have to stick with the same carrier you chose when you bought your phone. Here's how to unlock your iPhone.
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167 Million LinkedIn Accounts Hacked

167 Million LinkedIn Accounts Hacked | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Account information of 167 million LinkedIn users has surfaced on the online black market. Here is a list of things you need to do now.
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Google Chrome to avoid using Flash

Google Chrome to avoid using Flash | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Google Chrome will soon be preferring to use other video playback methods, and will be asking users if they want to enable Flash when no other options are available. They will turn it on by default…
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EasilyDo Mail Automatically Organizes Your Email Into Common Sense Categories

EasilyDo Mail Automatically Organizes Your Email Into Common Sense Categories | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
iPhone: You have countless options for email organization tools, but EasilyDo Mail’s an app that makes automated organization of some common categories, like travel and newsletters, extremely easy.
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Why Twitter simplified its abuse reporting

Why Twitter simplified its abuse reporting | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Twitter is cracking down on abusive tweets and users. The platform has just unveiled new improvements to its reporting tool.
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Reddit (for iPhone)

Reddit (for iPhone) | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
After years stuck on the desktop, this hub of viral content finally makes its way to iPhone, but the app can be confusing and lacks some features. Its appeal will probably be limited mainly to longtime Redditors.
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Facebook Messenger globally rolls out Group Calling

Facebook Messenger globally rolls out Group Calling | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
You probably have around 10 group messages going on at any given time, given that you have an active online social life. But there comes a point when you need
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Jigsaw Ransomware Decrypted: Will delete your files until you pay the Ransom

Jigsaw Ransomware Decrypted: Will delete your files until you pay the Ransom | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
When the Jigsaw Ransomware threatens to delete your files, it's not kidding. This is the first ransomware that we have seen that carries out its threats and will delete increasingly greater amounts of files each hour until the payment has been made. Thankfully, a method has been discovered that can decrypt these files for free.
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Sweden Launches an Official Phone Number That Connects Callers to a Random Swede for a Chat

Sweden Launches an Official Phone Number That Connects Callers to a Random Swede for a Chat | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
The country of Sweden has launched +46 771 793 336, an official telephone number that connects callers to a random Swede for a chat. The number is live now and anyone in the world can call to say, …
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Up Periscope: Inside Twitter’s one-year-old broadcast startup

Up Periscope: Inside Twitter’s one-year-old broadcast startup | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Periscope CEO Kayvon Beykpour opens up about Facebook Live competition, Twitter trials, users and making money.
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Amazon CEO says a brand-new flagship Kindle is coming next week

Amazon CEO says a brand-new flagship Kindle is coming next week | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
If you're thinking about buying a Kindle Voyage, you probably should hold off. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just tweeted this morning that the company is ready t
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Real time face capture lets you control famous faces

Real time face capture lets you control famous faces | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Researchers at Stanford have developed face-capture technology that can alter pre-recorded videos in real-time on low cost computers. In other words, you can make George W Bush or Donald Trump appe…
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Embed charts from Google Sheets in Google Docs and Slides and update them with a single click

Embed charts from Google Sheets in Google Docs and Slides and update them with a single click | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it

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TipOff, an email newsletter, is trying to explain sports to non-fans

TipOff, an email newsletter, is trying to explain sports to non-fans | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Launched last fall by a team of investors and writers, TipOff has attracted 50,000 subscribers.
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4 password managers that make online security effortless

4 password managers that make online security effortless | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
From complex-password generation and storage to auto-login and syncing across desktop and mobile devices, these programs make it so easy to keep your sensitive info safe.
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The iPhone's trippiest app has to be heard to be understood

The iPhone's trippiest app has to be heard to be understood | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Augmented reality usually refers to the overlaying of digital images or information onto a user's view, but it's not all visual. To wit, there's an iPhone app called Hear that does augmente
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Dropbox will allow users to access cloud-only folders from Finder and Explorer

Dropbox will allow users to access cloud-only folders from Finder and Explorer | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Dropbox announced an update called Project Infinite, allowing users to access cloud storage from Finder and Explorer without needing to download files.
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Facebook’s News Feed is changing again to prioritize sites you actually read

Facebook’s News Feed is changing again to prioritize sites you actually read | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Facebook says it learned that the actions people take on Facebook — liking, clicking, commenting or sharing a post — don’t always tells the whole story..
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Mapfest Lets You Explore Music Festivals Around the World

Mapfest Lets You Explore Music Festivals Around the World | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
If you’re a fan of music festivals, it’s fun to see what they’re like in different cities around the world. Mapfest lets you explore these events depending on when and where you want to travel.
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Amazon Echo can answer questions about your kid's health

Amazon Echo can answer questions about your kid's health | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Amazon Echo's voice assistant has gained a handful of new skills, including the ability to answer questions about your kid's health. It now has access t
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Facebook’s using F8 proceeds to fund Dev Bootcamp scholarships for underrepresented people in tech

Facebook’s using F8 proceeds to fund Dev Bootcamp scholarships for underrepresented people in tech | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Ahead of Facebook's annual developers conference, F8, the company has announced a partnership with Dev Bootcamp to fund scholarships for 20 people of color..
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Facebook F8: Chatbots, AI Expected - InformationWeek

Facebook F8: Chatbots, AI Expected - InformationWeek | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
Facebook is expected to announce API tools for chatbots and live chat during its F8 conference next week.
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Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People

Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People | Tools You Can Use | Scoop.it
This morning, at a small office in Mountain View, California, WhatsApp made the scope of the Apple-FBI encryption battle look kinda small.
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