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Daily free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android

App prices on both the App Store and Google Play are constantly changing, and as such it’s easy to miss a sweet freebie or temporary bargain. Good idea, then, to check out our daily roundup of the best free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android!

Today we have apps for a whole ton of random stuff, including gaming, recording video in reverse (seriously), shining a light on something and magnifying it (yep, seriously), keeping the kids entertained with an interactive story, maintaining a To Do list, scanning stuff and converting into PDF format, and tracking your finances. Phew! Ten delicious app freebies and price drops below.

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HTC One M9 price: €749.99, more expensive than Samsung Galaxy S6?

The HTC One M9 is finally a reality after months and month of rumours, and while it sounds pretty slick, one thing we’re still not too sure about is the price. How much will the One M9 cost?

Well, if HTC Germany is anything to go by, One M9 price is set in Europe at a higher-than-expected €749.99, that’s roughly £544 in our money, and – crucially – more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy S6.

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MWC 2015: Acer Liquid Jade Z aims to slap the Moto G silly

MWC 2015: Acer Liquid Jade Z aims to slap the Moto G silly

Lewis Curdie  23 hours ago

There’s been no shortage of action at the high end of the smartphone spectrum, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 launching at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, and the Sony Xperia Z4 and LG G4 almost visible on the horizon.

But things are every bit as exciting down in the circa-£100 sector. We met the Moto E 2015 last week, and now Acer is threatening to give Motorola a run for its money with the Liquid Jade Z.

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Daily free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android

App prices on both the App Store and Google Play are constantly changing, and as such it’s easy to miss a sweet freebie or temporary bargain. Good idea, then, to check out our daily roundup of the best free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android!

Today's selection of free apps and app discounts is typically eclectic, including a comic book maker and George Romero's 1968 horror classic Night of the Living Dead (seriously), and we're spicing things up with an array of Android icon packs, too. Enjoy!

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MWC 2015: Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 doesn’t mind being upside down

Over the years we’ve seen various manufacturers think outside the proverbial box with smartphone design, yielding banana phones, phones with e-ink displays on the rear, phones with two rear camera lenses

When Alcatel was throwing around ideas for the One Touch Idol 3, one bright spark mused: wouldn’t it be cool if you didn’t have to worry about which way up your phone was?

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MWC 2015: ZTE Grand S3 uses EyePrint ID to unlock

MWC 2015: ZTE Grand S3 uses EyePrint ID to unlock

Lewis Curdie  Yesterday

We already have a healthy selection of phones with fingerprint scanners; the next stage of smartphone biometrics is eye scanning, and while Samsung has repeatedly been linked with the technology, it’s been beaten to the proverbial punch by a leading Chinese manufacturer.

Meet the ZTE Grand S3, one of the world’s first smartphones with eye scanning biometric technology.

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Daily free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android

App prices on both the App Store and Google Play are constantly changing, and as such it’s easy to miss a sweet freebie or temporary bargain. Good idea, then, to check out our daily roundup of free apps and app discounts for iOS and Android!

Another completely mixed bag of free apps and app discounts today (in the good pick-and-mix type way), including a couple of sweet deals for Android fitness apps. Got a spare 20p to your name?

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy S6 edge: what’s the difference?

At Samsung’s Unpacked 2015 event at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 last night, the South Korean manufacturer spoke about its new phones – the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge – in largely the same terms, since many of the specs and features are shared.

But digging a little deeper, there are actually a number of differences. Here we’re comparing the Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy S6 edge in detail, partly in an attempt to justify that €150 price gap, and partly out of sheer curiosity.

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MWC 2015: Lenovo A7000 offers incredible specs for just 0

MWC 2015: Lenovo A7000 offers incredible specs for just $170

Lewis Curdie  2 days ago

Chinese manufacturer Lenovo is in serious danger of stealing the show at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, having already wowed us with the camera-focused Vibe Shot.

Moving down the spec ladder just a little, the Lenovo A7000 offers some seriously impressive credentials considering its suggested retail price of $170 (around £110).

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MWC 2015: Lenovo Vibe Shot: camera fanciness, sexy design, awesome specs, 9 price tag

Lenovo is perhaps better known for laptops than phones in the UK, but it’s actually one of the biggest global smartphone manufacturers in terms of volume, finishing behind only Apple and Samsung in 4Q14. True story.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 might’ve hogged the limelight yesterday, but the Lenovo Vibe Shot is raising more than a few eyebrows today, with an emphasis on fancy camera action.

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