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Microsoft Has Some Pretty Lofty Expectations For Windows 8 Microsoft Has Some Pretty Lofty Expectations For Windows 8
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Windows 8 will be launching later this month to much fanfare from Microsoft. They obviously hope the operating system does well, but what are their expectations? How many apps does Microsoft expect to have in the Windows Store by early …

Google+ App for Android & iOS Gets Support for Pages Google+ App for Android & iOS Gets Support for Pages
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Google has shipped an update to both the Android and iOS version of their Google+ app to include one of the most requested features, according to the company. Now, on both iOS and Android, mobile users can interact with pages …

Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages

Android users are happy this morning as Foursquare has once again updated their app to bring back a once-popular features. This time, Foursquare has put points back on check-in pages. That’s not the only new feature to ship with this …

Google Includes Steve Jobs Easter Egg in Gmail for iOS Screenshots Google Includes Steve Jobs Easter Egg in Gmail for iOS Screenshots

Despite the fact that Apple and Google compete in some similar arenas, you have to think that there are plenty of Googlers who respect late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Either that, or Google really knows how to subtly play to …

Microsoft Updating Built-In Apps Ahead Of Windows 8 Release Microsoft Updating Built-In Apps Ahead Of Windows 8 Release
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After years of waiting, Windows 8 will finally launch later this month on October 26. Microsoft is going to party like its 1995, and show the world that Windows 8 is the company’s most substantial release since Windows 95. To …

Facebook Page Admins Can Now Post Offers on Mobile Facebook Page Admins Can Now Post Offers on Mobile

Today, Facebook has announced an update to their free Pages Manager app that brings a couple of new features, along with the standard bug fixes and performance updates. Now, in version 1.5, Page admins can make Offers directly from the …

Apple Maps Apparently Use Much Less Data Than Google Maps, So There’s That Apple Maps Apparently Use Much Less Data Than Google Maps, So There’s That
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Ever since Apple abandoned Google Maps for their own maps in iOS 6, well, it hasn’t been good (to say the least). There have been big problems with Apple’s maps product, including broken landscapes, mislabeled locations and landmarks, and all …

Facebook Use on Mobile Web Beats iOS & Android Apps Combined, According to Zuckerberg Facebook Use on Mobile Web Beats iOS & Android Apps Combined, According to Zuckerberg
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Mark Zuckerberg, Russian traveler, recently sat down for an interview with The Today Show’s Matt Lauer. Although that interview won’t be airing until Thursday, October 4th, Today’s Digital Life gives us a small peek into what the two talked about. …

Foursquare App Adds OpenTable Integration for Easy Reservations Foursquare App Adds OpenTable Integration for Easy Reservations

In another move to strengthen the “explore” functionality of their app, Foursquare has added an awesome new integration to the mobile experience. Now, users can make restaurant reservations via OpenTable without ever leaving the Foursquare app. “Now when you’re searching …

Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready

Instagram becomes the next major app to ship an iPhone 5-specific update, as Instagram 3.1 is available to download now. According to a blog post, Instagram 3.1 is not only updated to be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS …

Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5 Netflix Optimizes iOS App for the iPhone 5
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Today, Netflix launched version 2.4 of their iOS app which, among other things, brings full iPhone 5 optimization to the app. That means that all you guys out there who have already gotten your hands on the new iPhone can …

Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed

Foursquare already made checking-in a whole lot easier with a previous update that put a big map-drop icon at the top right of the app. Now, they’re making check-ins a bit more suggestive by displaying check-in reminders at the top …

Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility
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Just a few days after touting that they had the “perfect map,” Foursquare has now improved on it and inserted it into a brand new update for their iOS app. According to Foursquare, the new app not only features the …

Mozilla Invites Developers To Build Apps From The Future Mozilla Invites Developers To Build Apps From The Future

Mozilla joined forces with the National Science Foundation in June for Ignite. The project asked for app ideas from the general public that would help humanity in a positive way. These apps were to be envisioned with the “faster, smarter …

Foursquare’s Android Update Brings Back “Nearby Friends” Foursquare’s Android Update Brings Back “Nearby Friends”

Today, Foursquare has released an update to its Android app that brings back one popular feature and introduces another. First, “Nearby Friends” view is back. You can now select this view to see only the updates from friends in your …

Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with Five-Day Sale Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with Five-Day Sale
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Today is a milestone day for Google Play. According to the Android blog, Google’s app store has surpassed the 25 billion downloads mark. As of now, Google Play houses 675,000 apps and games. Google Play is a little behind Apple’s …

eBay Hits 100m App Downloads, 100m Mobile Listings eBay Hits 100m App Downloads, 100m Mobile Listings
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eBay is focusing on mobile, and they have some numbers that prove they’re moving in the right direction. According to a blog post, eBay’s suite of mobile apps have broken the 100 million download barrier – including 25 million downloads …

Netflix Unveils New Android App that Mimics the Tablet Experience Netflix Unveils New Android App that Mimics the Tablet Experience

Last week, Netflix launched their all new iOS app that they said more closely resembles the Netflix experience on tablets. And today, the company has unveiled an all new Android app that also attempts to mimic the tablet version of …

iOS 6 Maps Got You Down? Foursquare Says They Have “The Perfect Map” iOS 6 Maps Got You Down? Foursquare Says They Have “The Perfect Map”
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Although iOS 6 is overwhelmingly popular (Apple announced 100 million upgrades already), one aspect of Apple’s new mobile operating system is leaving a lot to be desired. Apple ditched Google Maps for their own iOS 6 Maps project, and the …

Facebook Says They’ll Update Their Apps Every 4-8 Weeks Facebook Says They’ll Update Their Apps Every 4-8 Weeks

Facebook is adopting a new date-driven release process for mobile apps, and that will benefit you by making sure you have a new feature, bug fix, or tweak on your Facebook apps every month or two. “Until recently, our mobile …

SpiroSmart App Turns Your iPhone into an Accurate Spirometer SpiroSmart App Turns Your iPhone into an Accurate Spirometer
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Want to see another example of how mobile technology could make bigger, more expensive devices obsolete? Look no further than SpiroSmart, the app the turns your iPhone into a personal spirometer. Anyone familiar with chromic lung ailments like asthma or …