iCloud Backup versus iTunes syncing; 10-must have Android apps; 5 Facebook nightmares (week in review)So, you’ve got your iPhone all set with the new iCloud Backup service. Does that mean you can skip syncing with iTunes forever?

Also: how to create custom keyboard shortcuts on your iPhone or iPad; 10 great apps for your Android phone; and five scary Facebook nightmares to avoid at all costs.

Do I still need to sync my iPhone with iTunes now that I’m using iCloud? (reader mail)
Syncing with iTunes still has its uses, particularly when it comes to photos, podcasts, and songs and videos that you didn’t buy from the iTunes Store. Read more…

How to create custom keyboard shortcuts on your iPhone or iPad (iOS 5 tip)How to create custom keyboard shortcuts on your iPhone or iPad (iOS 5 tip)
The new keyboard shortcut settings in iOS will spell out exactly what you mean whenever you type “ut” (you there?), “omg” (oh my god), or “omw” (on my way). Read more…

5 terrifying Facebook nightmares, and how to avoid them
Read on for five terrifying Facebook tales, plus tips for keeping them from happening to you. Read more…

How to re-download purchased apps, music, and videos to your iPhone or iPad
Delete an app from your iOS device that you wish you hadn’t? Thanks to iCloud, you can get that missing app—or purchased song, or TV episode—back, for free. Read more…

Android apps finally coming to revamped Google TV
Coming soon to a Google TV near you: apps from the Android Market, along with a simplified user interface and a one-stop search app for TV shows and movies. Read more…

Video review: A wireless security tether for your wayward iPhoneVideo review: A wireless security tether for your wayward iPhone
Meet the BungeeAir Power, a $99 mobile security system that includes a key fob that’s wirelessly connected to an iPhone case. Read more…

10 free must-have apps for Android phones
Check out 10 free Android apps that’ll let you post status updates, watch videos, read e-books, protect your phone, find great places to eat, and more. Read more…

3 ways to find streaming Netflix movies you’ll love
If you’re only looking through the categories of movies that Netflix thinks you want to watch, you’re missing the gems you actually will want to watch. Read more…

How to install an app in Google’s Chrome browser
It may not be familiar as Internet Explorer or Safari, but Google’s Chrome browser has something that the others don’t: an app store. Read more…

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