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5 Can’t-Miss Apps: ‘RollerCoaster Tycoon,’ Alien Blue and More



With Google unveiling the latest updates to its Nexus line— the Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet— and Apple revealing two new iPads and new Macs, you may have missed some of the week’s best new apps

Luckily, each weekend, Mashable rounds up our favorite new and updated apps so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes a mobile version of RollerCoaster Tycoon making its Android debut, a popular Reddit client becoming the new…

Twitter Now Lets You Listen to Audio in App While Browsing Your Timeline



Twitter users can now listen to songs, podcasts and other audio content in their timelines within the Twitter app, while continuing to scroll through other tweets.

Twitter rolled out a new version of its Audio Cards on Thursday with SoundCloud and Apple as launch partners, showcasing the new experience with music tweets from the Foo Fighters, David Guetta and Chance the Rapper.

The update for Twitter’s iOS and Android apps…

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Is the Best Android Phone Money Can Buy



If large-screen phones have a royal bloodline, it’s Samsung’s Galaxy Note brand. The Note was the first real “phablet” — a smartphone with a big enough screen that it was almost a tabletSamsung has greatly improved the line over the last three years, culminating in the impressive Galaxy Note 4.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 ($299.99 with a contract from AT&T, Verizon and Sprint; 24 monthly payments of $31.24 from T-Mobile) isn’t just a state-of-the-art phablet. It’s also Samsung’s flagship…

13 Free Mobile Wallpapers We Designed Just for You



Pre-installed digital wallpaper pretty much hasn’t changed since they invented the computer. Enough with the relaxing sunsets and starry galaxies already.

Instead, we wanted to bring you something more hip and fresh — something a little more 21st century and a little less Windows 95Mashable artists James Dybvig, Christopher Mineses, Dasha Battelle and Max Knoblauch created 13 free mobile wallpapers no one’s ever seen before. And we want you to be the first to try them.

See also: 6 Creative…

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro Wants to Be Your Tablet and Big Screen TV



What if your tablet was also a home theater projector? That’s exactly what Lenovo is trying to do with the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro.

The Yoga Tablet 2 Pro is a 13.3-inch Android tablet with a built-in Pico projector and an 8 watt sound system with subwoofer.

Lenovo’s thought is that the tablet is already becoming the place consumers turn to for media, movies and games. Why not complete the circle and make the tablet not just a…

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Targets Both Windows and Android



A year ago, Lenovo introduced its first Yoga Tablet Android tablet. Today, Lenovo is back with the Yoga Tablet 2 and this time, it’s also available running Windows.

Lenovo is offering its new Yoga Tablet 2 in both 8-inch and 10-inch varieties and users can choose between Android and Windows 8.1. Both feature Intel Atom processors, dual-band Wi-Fi and optional 4G.

Along with the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro — which includes a built-in pico projector…

Google’s Search App Can Now Make Your Dinner Reservations



Google rolled out an update to its Search app on Thursday that lets app make dinner reservations and give better directions and reminders.

Conversational search, which allows you to search Google the way you speak, has been a part of the search app for a while, but the update improves its ability to recognize relevant information.

If a hotel reservation is stored in your Gmail account, for example, you can say: “OK, Google, show me…

Snowball Debuts A Unified Inbox For All Your Messaging Apps


This Morning’s Blood Moon in Photos



If you were in the right place on Wednesday around 6:25 a.m. ET, you saw a spectacle in the sky: a total lunar eclipse, during which the moon was blood red with a hint of turquoise

The eclipse was at least partly visible in Most of North and South America, Australia, much of Asia and parts of Eastern Europe. In some cities, including Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Havana, Beijing, Mexico City and Hong Kong, a total eclipse was visible

Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard Is Great for iPads, Androids and Windows



What goes around, comes around. We put aside our laptops in favor of tablets because they’re super-light, but still powerful. Developers recognized the power and mobile devices’ omnipresence in our lives and began to alter mobile platforms and apps to make them better productivity tools.

But the more work you do on a tablet, the more you crave a real keyboard. You could simply go back to you laptop, but that defeats the…