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8 free emoji apps beyond what’s pre-loaded in your phone



Move over, standard emoji keyboard — smartphone users have many more options.

If you’re tired of expressing yourself with the same old emoji, it’s time to check out what else is out there. From 3D-animated emoticons to emoji text, there are several new and creative ways for you to get your message across

We’ve rounded up eight free specialty emoji apps that will take your conversations to the next level

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31 Scary Good Songs to Celebrate Halloween



Halloween is officially upon us.

And whether you’re trick-or-treating around the neighborhood, or planning a pumpkin kegger, the spooky holiday requires a lot of preparation

Seriously, between preparing Halloween-themed treats, assembling just the right costume and carving jack-o-lanterns, who has time to make a playlist?

That’s why we assembled this Music Monday playlist of spooky hits that’ll get your friends on the dance floor this…

5 DIY Halloween Makeup Tutorials from a Professional FX Makeup Artist



Fact: Makeup makes the Halloween costume

So when you’re prepping your Halloween makeup this year, you may want to take some advice from a professional, so you don’t end up looking like a pitiful cake-face mess instead of a terrifying zombie with a gnarly flesh wound.

Jordan Plath, FX Specialist for Kryolan, is here to lend a helping hand — and brush —with professional makeup tutorials from

25 Completely Absurd Inventions You’ll Only Use Once



There’s an entire world of oddball inventions floating around the Internet. Exhibit A: the Chork, a combination chopstick/fork

Some of these inventions are hybrids of familiar, everyday objects, while others don’t seem to be like anything else we’ve seen before. While they probably won’t be available at Walmart anytime soon, they stand as testaments to the absurdity that sometimes springs from the human mind.

Take a look at these…

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What Developers Should Know About Apple Pay



In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS Architect Kevin Harwood explains how developers can start integrating Apple Pay into their apps.

For now, he says, developers should focus on making use of In-App Purchase. More information is available on Apple’s guidelines

Subscribe to our Ask a Dev YouTube channel to catch more videos like this.

BONUS: Testing Out Apple Pay In The Big Apple

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Amazon Disappoints Wall Street With Huge Loss



SEATTLE — Amazon on Thursday reported a third-quarter loss of $437 million.

The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of $0.95 per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $0.73 per share.

The online retailer posted revenue of $20.58 billion in the period, also falling short of Street forecasts. Analysts expected $20.82 billion,…

Canadians Show Pride in Their Capital With #MyOttawa Campaign



Residents of Ottawa are rallying together after a gunman stormed the National War Memorial and Parliament on Wednesday, killing one member of the Canadian armed forces.

As Canadian authorities encouraged a return to normalcy on Thursday, Twitter users were eager to share their pride in Ottawa using the hashtag #MyOttawa.

100s of people doing yoga on the Hill -3 weeks ago. I hope we find a way to share our public…

Apple in 2014: A Year in Review



It’s been quite the year of ups and downs for Apple: From the unveiling of the Apple Watch to the disastrous iOS 8.0.1 update; from the rollout of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to the PR nightmare that was BendGate.

But things seem to be going more smoothly for Apple this week, as the company stock hit an all-time high this week

It’s safe to say, though, through the peaks and valleys of 2014, it’s been quite a year for Apple. To take a look back at Apple’s year as a whole, Mashable is…

Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic

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20 Fun Halloween Costumes for You and Your BFF



The beauty of the BFF costume stems from the supremely chill nature of the relationship with your best friend. It’s lower pressure than a cute couples costume and way more fun than a solo outfit

Plus, consider your options: Bill and Ted, Daria and Jane, Bunsen and Beaker— who better to imitate the greatest pairs in BFF history than you and your BFF this Halloween?

But if you and your best pal are having trouble picking a pair,…