5 Encouraging Therapy Apps for When You Need Some Support

Mashable! Mobile - 1 hour 1 min ago

If you're looking to connect with a therapist, your phone can come in handy.

Many sophisticated apps in the mental health field have been developed to bring together patients and therapists. Whether you prefer virtual or face-to-face therapy sessions, apps may have the advice or information you're looking for.

See also: 8 After-Work Apps to Melt Your Stress Away

While therapy apps should not take the place of professional help, they can be great additions to in-person therapy and helpful when searching for therapists who practice in your area

Here, we highlight five apps that can put you in touch with a therapist in no time. Read more...

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Facebook's Internet.org App Brings Free Mobile Internet to Zambia

Mashable! Mobile - 2 hours 21 min ago

The Facebook-backed nonprofit Internet.org is bringing free data to parts of Zambia in Southern Africa as a part of a major initiative to connect the Internet with the two-thirds of the world's population who aren't online

Internet.org is rolling out an app that provides free basic web services to Airtel subscribers in Zambia. The organization said it plans to introduce the app to other parts of the world soon

See also: 8 Brutally Honest Facebook Notifications That Need to Exist Now

The news comes just one month shy of a year since Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched the organization, along with support from other tech companies like Ericcson, Nokia, Qualcomm and Samsung. Read more...

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Samsung Teases New Smartphones, But Its Future Remains Murky

Mashable! Mobile - 2 hours 56 min ago

Samsung earnings were as bad as the company had predicted, and the future isn't looking great, either.

Its second quarter earnings marked Samsung's smallest profit in two years, bringing in $6.1 billion on sharply declining smartphone sales.

See also: Samsung Debuts 4 Low-Cost Galaxy Phones

The South Korean conglomerate still has the largest individual share of the global smartphone market at 25.2%, but that number is markedly lower than the roughly 32% it logged in 2013.

Competition from both ends of the price spectrum have nipped at Samsung's businessApple's iPhone sales have proven resilient in the high-end marketChinese smartphone makers are moving in on Samsung's place among more frugal consumers. Read more...

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This app will change the look of your Android Wear watch

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
If you’re one of the few folks owning the LG G Watch or Samsung Gear Live, you may be looking to change its face and make it look more like “your own device.” Guess what? There’s an app for that. The newly launched Wear Face Collection will install both on your (Android) phone and your… Read more
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Facebook Will Force Users to Use Standalone Messenger App Soon

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
The days of messaging Facebook friends through the Facebook mobile app are quickly coming to an end. According to TechCrunch, Facebook will force its users with and iPhone or Android device to use the standalone Facebook Messenger app to chat with friends, removing the feature completely from the Facebook app itself. Facebook users on the… Read more
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NVIDIA’s SHIELD Tablet Now Shipping to U.S. and Canada

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
NVIDIA’s beefy SHIELD tablet is shipping to customers in the U.S. and Canada today. That’s a pretty speedy turnaround considering NVIDIA only announced the device last week. The SHIELD tablet’s innards are packed with all sorts of awesome specs, including the NVIDIA K1 mobile processor. The Tegra K1 has 192 cores at its disposal, and… Read more
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HTC One (M8) for Windows coming to Verizon later this quarter

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
The earlier rumored Windows Phone-powered variant of the HTC One M8 has again caught attention of the media. This time we have Engadget to thank for this; according to their sources, this phone will be known as “HTC One (M8) for Windows.” Yes, that’s an everything but straightforward name and we can’t help but wonder… Read more
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LG launches powerful Android tablet with sliding keyboard in Korea; We wonder who needs this?

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
Up until this point, the very few Android-powered laptops offered by major companies were low-to-mid end devices. That’s not the case with the recently announced LG TabBook 11, which has been announced in Korea. It gets its power (a lot of it) from Intel’s 2.6GHz Core i5 chip, while also boasting 4GB of RAM, 128GB… Read more
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Samsung Smart Wireless Security AP will keep your network (and data) safe

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
As part of the strategy that seems tailored to appeal to business customers, Samsung announced the Smart Wireless Security Access Point that helps businesses identify unauthorized intrusion in the wireless network. The device supports 802.11ac and is equipped with wireless intrusion prevention solution (WIPS) sensor that can detect unauthorized connections to the network. According to… Read more
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LG D635 with Windows Phone 8.1 and 5-inch 720p HD screen in works?

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
It is said that LG will be returning to the Windows Phone market later this year. We’ve heard about the LG Uni8 phone, but we’re still clueless whether that was a real deal or yet another bogus rumor. Now we hear about another unannounced LG-made Windows Phone device. Marked as LG D635, this unit has… Read more
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Samsung’s Budget Friendly Galaxy Avant Lands on T-Mobile

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
The budget minded Samsung Galaxy Avant is now available from T-Mobile for a price of $216 outright, or $9 a month for 24 months. The Avant isn’t the hottest device on the block, but it’s got enough guts to get the job done without emptying your savings account. The Avant looks like a mini GS4… Read more
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Apple Honoring U.S. Tax Holiday in Participating States: Click Here to See if You Qualify!

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
Looking to save some cash on a new Apple purchase? You’re in luck. Apple has just announced that the company will honor the upcoming tax holiday in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina and Tennessee. The tax holidays begin on August 1st, so get those credit cards ready!… Read more
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Samsung and Nest unwind Thread, the final piece of the smart home puzzle

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
We’ve got all of these great ideas for connecting bits and pieces of our homes to the internet, but for some reason these individual pieces aren’t talking to one another. There are several […]
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Out There, the best mobile game of 2014, getting PC version and huge update

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
The best mobile game of the year, Out There, is about to get even better thanks to a huge content update, and a PC version built on an entirely new graphics engine.
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Double your Galaxy S5 battery capacity with Unu Unity

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
Engineers are always designing more powerful processors to slap in the next big Android phone, but these chips cry out for larger batteries. There’s only so much that can be done in that […]
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What is sapphire glass and why is it in the next iPhone?

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
It's not going to be cheap, but sapphire glass could become the next must-have in phones.
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Apple and IBM join forces to take on the enterprise

New Mobile Tech - 7 hours 59 min ago
Whether it’s talk about security, sales channels, or infrastructure, the questions surrounding mobile platforms and the enterprise have no clear answers. The current “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) strategy for most companies isn’t really a solution, […]
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Chrome OS is getting handwriting recognition, all we need now is a tablet

New Mobile Tech - 8 hours 2 sec ago
Ever since the launch of the very first Chrome OS device, there have been people hoping to see a tablet running Google’s browser-centric OS. Whether or not we see a tablet in the […]
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Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs and scrap Nokia’s Android efforts this year

New Mobile Tech - 8 hours 3 sec ago
Staya Nadella announces a lot of job cuts, mostly from Nokia. We also won't be seeing any more Nokia phones running Android as the focus returns to Windows.
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Google Chrome will stop draining your laptop battery soon

New Mobile Tech - 8 hours 7 sec ago
Ever noticed that your Windows laptop’s battery life is pretty terrible when you’re running Chrome? You’re not imagining things. Chrome’s been draining batteries like your for years. It’s a known issue, too. Since […]
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