Review: PayPal for Android has most of the best parts of its Web app and more

PayPal for Android combines all of the features you use most on the Web with some new ways to pay, specifically added for smartphones. It's the most popular way to pay online for a reason, and this app is a seamless display of everything the service can do. If you buy things online -- or your favorite businesses use it instead of Square -- it's a nearly flawless download.

If you're one of the few people who don't have a PayPal account, you can sign up right from the app. When you sign in, PayPal for … Read more

Texas Hold 'em Poker 100k by A.S.H. HD 4.4.1 Review

Texas hold 'em may not enjoy the popularity that it did only a few years ago, but it is still the most popular card game in America, with hundreds of tournaments, Web sites, and apps devoted to it. There are quite a few apps that attempt to bring that experience to the app store. Texas Hold'em Poker 100K by ASH is one of the most popular and for good reason: it manages to bring the feeling of a high-stakes game of poker to the iPad in a way that few other games have managed to do.

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Find Photo duplicates in iPhoto using Duplicate Annihilator for Mac

Image files use up a lot of hard-drive space, and searching for multiple copies of photos can be time consuming. Duplicate Annihilator for Mac helps identify extra copies of the same photo in iPhoto and allows the user to tag the duplicates.

Duplicate Annihilator for Mac searches for duplicate photos in iPhoto. The program is able to remove or tag photo duplicates. When copies of the same photo are found, the program tags one as the original and the rest of the copies as duplicates. This program includes many modifiable elements for searching and tagging of duplicates. This free version … Read more

So-so iPhone navigator

Gokivo seems to do it all: search for destinations, pair with Bluetooth, play iTunes songs and fade out and in when dictating directions, and deliver turn-by-turn navigation. In our road test, it just didn't perform all these functions uniformly well. The app possesses the navigation basics, plus those one or two surprises with iTunes and shaking the app to get alternative routes. You can switch between map, satellite, and hybrid view thanks to Google Maps, and can specify your route preference, like fastest, and variables to avoid, like carpool lanes. We like the address book tie-in to get directions … Read more