This app cleans out your digital junk drawers

Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro eliminates unwanted images in a snap.

Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro eliminates unwanted images in a snap.

This post is sponsored by Systweak Software, maker of Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro.

There was a time when people could keep track of their photos with a few shoeboxes in the closet. Now we live in the digital age where an average person will take thousands of photos each year — that’s a lot of shoeboxes.

Digital photography uses a lot less paper, but it still creates a big mess. Maybe that explains why Duplicate Photos Fixer Pro is currently ranked No. 7 on Apple’s list of the top 10 paid downloads in the Mac App Store. Its popularity speaks to just how common the problem of unwanted duplicate photos is.

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Holy crap! LG has made HDTV as thin as wallpaper

The future of television is crazy thin.

The future of television is crazy thin.

Short on room space? LG has just busted through the thinness limit on massive screened television sets and unveiled its proof of concept HDTV that’s as thin as paper.

Sure, it’s not in production yet, and will likely cost way too much for the average person to buy at first, but a press-on wallpaper television set is pretty high on our list of wants.

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Got ‘Android’ in your screenshot? You’ll find an app rejection in your inbox

Squint hard enough and you should see it.

Squint hard enough and you should see it.

An iOS developer claims the latest version of their app has been rejected by Apple solely because a screenshot dared to mention the forbidden word “Android.”

It’s hardly noticeable — you’ll need to squint to see it — but Apple allegedly wants it gone just in case it reminds iPhone and iPad users that other platforms are available.

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Spotify adds tunes that match your running pace, and more

Spotify wants to make you a harder, better, faster, stronger runner.

Spotify wants to make you a harder, better, faster, stronger runner.

Apple is expected to unveil its huge overhaul of Beats Music in just a few weeks at WWDC but Spotify is firing shots first in the battle for music streaming dominance with a huge update for its iPhone app.

Spotify took the wraps off its new music experience at a keynote this morning, revealing a new Now start page for music discovery to go along with additions such as podcasts, video clips, original content, and an awesome new feature for joggers that matches songs to your running tempo.

Here’s a rundown of the new features:

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Facebook Messenger is about to get its game on

Are you game?

Are you game?

Just when you thought you were safe from ceaseless notifications from Farmville players, Facebook has let it be known that it is planning to add gaming apps to its secondary Messenger app. You know, the one you had to install on your iPhone because they took messaging functions out of the main Facebook mobile app.

Facebook is actively talking with game developers about using the Messenger platform to deliver gaming experiences, which would then lead to more interactions with the Messenger app, and probably revenues, as most of Facebook’s non advertising revenue comes from third-party games.

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Apple Watch’s biggest problem: Women don’t dig it

Is Apple Watch mostly for men?

Is Apple Watch mostly for men?

The only Apple Watches I’ve seen in the wild so far have been strapped to men’s wrists, and according to one of the world’s top Apple analysts, that could be a bad indicator for the digital timepieces’ popularity.

In a new note to investors, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has cut his 2015 expectations for Apple Watch sales from 30 million down to just 15 million after research found that Apple Watch has attracted mostly men.

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KFC’s food tray keyboard saves your smartphone from greasy fingers

Customers love the Tray Typer so much that they take them home. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Customers love the Tray Typer so much that they take them home. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Using your smartphone while scoffing fast food will leave your shiny display covered in grease and grime, but thanks to KFC, there’s a better way to live-tweet what you’re eating.

The finger-licking chicken giant has designed a paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard called the Tray Typer, which lets you text, tweet, and even get stuff done over dinner without having to touch your smartphone at all.

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Apple considers massive office expansion in San Jose

Apple's spaceship campus isn't big enough for all its Silicon Valley employees.

Apple’s spaceship campus isn’t big enough for all its Silicon Valley employees.

The biggest city in Silicon Valley is about to land the world’s biggest tech company.

Apple is considering expanding into north San Jose to lease more office space, even though the company’s gigantic space ship campus is scheduled to be completed next year and house more than 13,00 employees.

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Google takes on Instagram and Flickr with new photo sharing tool

Google has some exciting things up its sleeve. Photo: Google

Google has some exciting things up its sleeve. Photo: Google

Google is getting ready to unveil a new online picture sharing and storage service at the company’s upcoming Google I/O software developers conference later this month.

Not linked with Google+, the tool will supposedly allow users to post pictures to Facebook and Twitter in a more straightforward way than is currently possible through Google. It will also represent another stab on Google’s part at the photo-sharing market currently dominated by Instagram, Snapchat and Flickr.

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Enter to win the Apple toy of your choice [Deals]

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Eager to get your hands on the new Apple Watch? In the market for a new iPhone? We’re about to make your day.

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