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5 can’t-miss apps: Kiwi for Gmail, Disney Gif, Medium and more



Between iTunes showcasing LGBT pride and Facebook’s rainbow-filtered profile photos, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps.

Luckily, each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes a GIF keyboard app from Disney, a new Gmail app for Mac, Dropbox’s redesigned Android app and more.

Check out the gallery, below, to see our top picks. If you’re looking for more, take…

Disney Now Has Its Own GIF App And iOS 8 Keyboard


Line brings bacon, avocado and thousands of other emoji to iPhone with new keyboard app



Line, the company behind the massively popular messaging app of the same name, is breaking its signature stickers and emoji outside of its main app.

The company released a new keyboard app Wednesday called Emoji Line that makes thousands of its emoji and animated stickers available directly in the iOS keyboard.

Line, which has become almost synonymous with its illustrated characters, is most popular in Japan…

Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones



Have a Samsung Galaxy device? Chances are it has a security flaw that lets attackers install malware on it or eavesdrop on your calls, and there’s nothing you can do about it

Chicago-based security firm NowSecure has published a report claiming that a bug in the Swift keyboard software, preinstalled on more than 600 million Samsung devices, can allow a remote attacker, which is capable of controlling a user’s network traffic to execute arbitrary code on the user’s phone

See also: The Samsung…

BlackBerry is reportedly planning a switch to Android



BlackBerry may release an Android smartphone this fall.

BlackBerry is considering a new smartphone that will run Google’s Android operating system in a bid to win back customers it ceded to the iPhone and Android smartphones, Reuters reports. BlackBerry’s existing devices currently run its own BlackBerry 10 operating system.

The Android-powered smartphone, which will reportedly launch this fall, will sport…

Samsung patent reveals a way to turn Android phones into Windows laptops



Samsung has filed for an Android station that turns smartphones into Windows laptops

The tech company wants to trademark a docking apparatus that allows an Android-based smartphone or tablet to switch over to Windows when popped into the holder. The station, which was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and first spotted by PatentlyMobile, is equipped with a keyboard and display.

Samsung Patent

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Brands <3 Emoji



Domino’s is taking mobile ordering to the next level. Starting Wednesday, users can place an order simply by tweeting the chain a pizza slice emoji. The pizza chain — which calls for users to register their payment information, Twitter handle and regular order on its website — is the latest brand to jump on the emoji bandwagon as the characters increase in popularity.

According to Instagram research from last week, within a month of iOS launching the emoji keyboard, 10% of the captions and…

What’s this Safari favicon fix about?



In the recent slew of updates brought by OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, which included a new Photos app and more than 300 new emoji, one tiny but very important fix is easily overlooked: Safari no longer saves website favicon URLs while in Private Browsing mode

Until now, even if you were browsing privately in Safari — which should leave absolutely no traces of your browsing history — Safari kept records of all the favicons from the sites you visited

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Apple unleashes iOS 8.3 update for iPhone and iPad, including new emoji



Apple’s iOS 8.3 beta, previewed here last month, has finally been released into the wild

The mobile operating system update, targeting iPhones and iPads, delivers a new set of diverse emojis in addition to several other fun surprises. Among them, on the emoji front, is an updated menu that makes it easier to quickly scroll through the 300 new emoji options

Upon testing some of the new emoji, we found that they don’t exactly…

You can now pay your friends through Facebook Messenger



Facebook’s long-awaited payments feature is finally here.

On Tuesday, the social network announced a new feature for Messenger that lets users send and receive money to one another. The feature will roll out to Facebook users in the U.S. across desktop, Android and iOS over the next few months.

Users who add their debit card information in Messenger’s settings section can send payments by striking up a conversation with a…