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Roundup: Facebook announcement, apps to destress, BlackBerry 10 debut, more



What's in store for Facebook announcement on Tuesday?: Facebook is holding a press event Tuesday to announce its new offerings, probably including the Messenger for the iPad. But what else? A phone maybe? TechCrunch

WP8 phone deals: Looking for a deal for a Windows Phone 8 smartphone? Check out AT&T's promotion where you get $100 off on one phone when you buy another. If you're buying two WP8 phones, he one with the lower price will get the discount. Good for new activations an upgrades.

Apple predictions: Apple TV platform will be big in 2013, with possibly the next generation AppleTV and an integrated iTV. Forbes

Destress with iPhone apps: These eight iPhone apps can help you manage your stress level in the new year.  USA Today

Memorize anything with this app: Mind Vault ($2.99, iOS) is a tool to help you to memorize any text. Save the text, and the app can gradually remove portions of the text as you recite it, helping you memorize the passage.

A sobering look: A new app called Drinking Mirror app (Android, iOS) shows you how you might look after 10 years of drinking at your current rate. CNet

BlackBerry 10: Top four U.S. carriers will sell BlackBerry 10 devices when they debut Jan. 30 at Research in Motion's launch event on Jan. 30.   Los Angeles Times

[Last modified: Monday, January 14, 2013 8:34am]


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