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Card Thief (for Android)

Card Thief is one of those rare mobile board games that isn’t merely a translation of something usually sold in a cardboard box. Card Thief uses cards in a novel way that takes full advantage of its digital home with complex strategy and unique elements that would be difficult on…

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PureVPN (for Android)

Editors’ Note: Since we first reviewed PureVPN, the company has come under fire for disclosing user information to the federal government in response to a criminal investigation. The specific information that was disclosed appears to be in line with PureVPN’s privacy policy, and therefore we stand by the current score…

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NordVPN (for iPhone)

The simplest way to ensure your privacy and protect your connection from snooping eyes while using an iPhone is to route your connection through a virtual private network, or a VPN, such as NordVPN. With the NordVPN iPhone app, you can connect to servers around the world, including some intended…

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NordVPN (for Android)

Your mobile phone might not have an Ethernet port and might not need to use a Wi-Fi network, but that doesn’t mean you’re safe from the prying eyes of three-letter government agencies, attackers, or advertisers. That’s why it’s a good idea to get a virtual private network, or VPN, such…

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Twitter (for Android)

As one of the foundational platforms behind the rise of quick-hitting news and viral marketing campaigns on the internet, Twitter has secured its position as an indispensable source and form of communication for everyone from social media aficionados to journalists to corporations. Although Twitter’s user experience has always been good,…

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Google Android 8.0 Oreo

If your teeth are sore from a year of Android 7.0 N(ougat), don’t worry, it’s time to prepare your phone for the crunchy and creamy Android 8.0 Oreo. With Oreo, Google streamlines the notification center, adds picture-in-picture to all devices and locks down apps behind the scenes to deliver better…

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Foursquare Swarm (for Android)

A few years back, Foursquare (and later its spinoff, Swarm) had users hooked on collecting coins, claiming mayorships, and chasing friends on check-in leaderboards. Somewhere along the line, this craze died down and other forms of social media, such as Instagram and Snapchat, picked up the slack. Now, after a…

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