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Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K. Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K.

Spotify is opening up its closed beta for its new web player in the U.K., letting more people have access to the browser-based music streaming experience. We first learned that Spotify was finally planning on launching a web player back …

Twitter App Update: Better ‘Old Tweet’ Search Plus Tweet Context for In-App Web Browsing Twitter App Update: Better ‘Old Tweet’ Search Plus Tweet Context for In-App Web Browsing

Twitter has just announced a small update to both its iOS and Android apps, although the iOS app benefits more from it. Across both apps (as well and mobile.twitter.com), Twitter has tweaked their search function to provide more context for …

Foursquare Enables Faster Tap-and-Hold Check-ins Foursquare Enables Faster Tap-and-Hold Check-ins

If you want to check-in on Foursquare more often, but think the process takes too long, today’s iOS update is for you. Foursquare is now letting users check-in faster by employing a “tap and hold” feature in the app. Now, …

Google Maps for iOS Gets Google Contacts Support, Local Category Search Google Maps for iOS Gets Google Contacts Support, Local Category Search
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Google Maps for iOS has just received its first major update since launching back in December. Today’s update brings a couple of new features that will make it easier for users to find people and places inside the app. Version …

Learn How To Integrate Google+ Sign-In With Google Drive Apps Learn How To Integrate Google+ Sign-In With Google Drive Apps

So, you’ve built a Google Drive app with the latest HMTL5 technologies. Now you want to integrate Google+ sign-in into said app to provide a secure experience for your users. The Google Developer team has your back with a new …

Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch
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Kickstarter has just updated their iOS app for the first time since launching it two weeks ago, and according to the crowdfunding company v1.1 is “better, faster, and stronger.” First off, users now have a new “messages view” which sorts …

Foursquare for iOS Crams More Recommendations into Explore Tab Foursquare for iOS Crams More Recommendations into Explore Tab

Foursquare has just updated to version 5.5 of their iOS app and it brings an improved Explore tab that puts more recommendations on the screen for easier decisions on the go. “Whether your go-to brunch spot is too crowded, or …

The Weather Channel Resorts to Dickish Behavior to Promote Its New Android App The Weather Channel Resorts to Dickish Behavior to Promote Its New Android App

The new Weather Channel app for Android lets you know exactly when weather events like rain or snow are supposed to start. Cool, right? What’s not cool is installing sprinklers inside a bus shelter and drenching everyone inside because they …

Snapchat Sued by Guy Who Says He Helped Create the Ephemeral Messaging App Snapchat Sued by Guy Who Says He Helped Create the Ephemeral Messaging App

A man is suing the creators of a popular social app, claiming that they took his idea and shut him out or what was eventually a “million-dollar-idea,” after they all worked together on it during college. No, this isn’t the …

Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar

Spotify for iOS has just received a makeover, and it brings a new interface that makes navigation, playback, and more a whole lot easier. The first big thing that you’ll notice is that you can now navigate around the app …

Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging, and More Flickr for iOS Gets Faster Uploading, Tagging, and More

Flickr’s iOS app has just received an update that includes an array of new features as well as the general “making it faster” claim. First up, Flickr photo uploading is now faster: Uploads from the Flickr app are much faster. …

Vine Currently Looking for a Lead Android Engineer (Among Other Positions) Vine Currently Looking for a Lead Android Engineer (Among Other Positions)
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Vine is looking for a few good men or women to join its new office in Union Square. And one of those men or women will be heading Vine’s plunge into the Android operating system. Vine co-founder Colin Kroll tweeted …

IMDb iOS App Adds Amazon Prime Instant Video Links IMDb iOS App Adds Amazon Prime Instant Video Links
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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has updated its iOS app to provide seamless functionality with Amazon’s Prime Instant Video app. With the new version, any TV show or movie that’s available to stream using Prime Instant Video will feature a …

View Various Valentine’s Vine Videos

Twitter’s Vine app asked users to send them some creative Valentine’s Day-themed Vine videos, and said that the best ones would get a retweet: Here are the four that they felt were worthy of that honor. Considering Vine’s little run …

Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding

Kickstarter has picked Valentine’s Day to debut their first-ever mobile app. The app, launching today on iOS, features tools for project browsers, backers, and creators alike. Browsing projects feels simple and streamlined with the new app. You can look by …

HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay (No App…Yet) HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay (No App…Yet)

As of right now, you should be able to stream HBO GO to your television through Apple TV. But you don’t have an actual app with which to do it…yet. What you can do is stream HBO GO to your …

Atlantic City Firefighters Use Bible iPad App to Swear in During Promotion Ceremony
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The image you see below is of several Atlantic City firefighters swearing allegiance to Steve Jobs in order to be promoted to the ranks of Battalion Chief and Fire Captain. No, not really. What you’re actually seeing is several Atlantic …

Facebook Pages Manager for Android Update Brings the Ability to Promote Posts and More Facebook Pages Manager for Android Update Brings the Ability to Promote Posts and More
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Facebook has just released an update to their Pages Manager for Android app that brings new features to make the app a lot more useful to page owners. Pages Manager for Android arrived in the U.S. early last month after …

Facebook’s Friendship Pages Hit Mobile, Coming to Apps Soon Facebook’s Friendship Pages Hit Mobile, Coming to Apps Soon
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Facebook has begun to roll out their “Friendship Pages” on the mobile web, and they should be appearing on Facebook’s native apps soon. Friendship pages allow you to view your history with any other user, including your mutual likes, photos …

Facebook Launches Developers Live, a New Hub for News, Tutorials, and Live Video Facebook Launches Developers Live, a New Hub for News, Tutorials, and Live Video
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Facebook has just announced Developers Live, a new destination (in the form of a Facebook app) that allows developers to keep up with all of the latest news. Facebook says that it will be “central place to learn about the …

Twitter App Update Streamlines Discovery and Search Twitter App Update Streamlines Discovery and Search
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Twitter has just announced some search and discovery updates to their iOS and Android apps as well as mobile.twitter.com that they say will help users “better find what’s most important to you when you’re on the go.” What they’ve done …