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Foursquare Now Pushes Recommendations to All Users with 7.0 Update

With the new 7.0 update, Foursquare is pushing recommendations to all iOS and Android users – even when they don’t have the app open. Now, when you arrive at a location (be that a specific city or state, or a specific venue), Foursquare will let you know what to eat, buy, see, and more. These real-time recommendations aren’t new – …

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Some Guy Has More Than 90,000 Spotify Playlists

The best part about music streaming service Spotify releasing a bunch of stats is picking through to find the most interesting one. Back in October, on their 5th birthday, Spotify casually noted that 20% of the songs in their library have never been streamed. Ever. Sad, right? As 2013 comes to a close, Spotify has just released a year-in-review and …

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Furby Boom is Hot Holiday Toy for 2013

The Furby Boom is Hasbro’s 2013 edition of a toy that has become a modern classic. Hasbro is pushing the app component of the Furby Boom this holiday season. The app is available for iOS devices through iTunes and for Android devices through Google Play. New app features offer the ability to name your Furby and to monitor its vital …

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Google Play Music for iOS Is Finally Here

After first being hinted at way back in May and rumored to be launching at the end of October, Google Play Music for iOS is finally here. Now, iOS users have a native app that lets them listen to their Google Play Music library as well as stream unlimited tracks from Google Play’s Music All Access subscription service. Music lovers, …

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Temple Run Is Coming to the Big Screen, So There’s That

At some point in the next couple of years, there’s going to be a Temple Run movie. That’s the word from Hollywood Reporter, who says that Warner Brothers is in negotiations to bring the popular app to theaters alongside producer David Heyman. Heyman has produced the Harry Potter film franchise, as well as I Am Legend and The Boy in …

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Vine for Windows Phone Is Finally Here

Windows Phone users who have had to sit out in the cold and watch iOS and Android users have so much fun creating 6-second videos are now being let in the door. Today, Vine has finally launched on Windows Phone. Vine for Windows Phone comes with the same functionality of Vine for iOS and Android – camera tools, grids, front-facing …

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Xbox One Streaming Video Apps Announced

Just yesterday, Sony revealed all of the video streaming apps that will launch with the PlayStation 4 next week. The list includes major brands such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Instant. Today, Microsoft has countered with its own list of streaming video apps that will be coming to the Xbox One. Microsoft wasn’t explicit in saying that the announced …

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Spotify for iOS Now Keeps Track of Concert Dates

Spotify just released an update to its iOS app that makes a few fixes and additions – most notably the inclusion of concert dates on artist pages. Take a look: Spotify has also introduced a better search function which sports instant results as well as the new ability to search playlists and user profiles – the latter being a much-needed …

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Coupons.com Adds Coupon Codes to App Update

Heads up couponers and others who like to save money–the popular savings website Coupons.com is releasing an updated app for Apple iOS devices on Monday. The updated app offers coupon codes and offers from both national and local retailers. This works out perfectly since thousands of people will begin flocking to the stores to make holiday purchases soon. Version 2.0 …

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Jimmy Kimmel and the Ol’ Scented iPhone Gag [VIDEO]

So, scented iPhone notifications are totally a thing – as in a real thing that exists. A Japanese company has produced what they call Scentee, a product that attaches to the headphone socket of your device and emits a scent whenever you receive a notification. The product works with a companion app, which tells it when to give off an …

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Twitter Forces Image, Vine Previews In-Stream

Twitter has just announced an update for iOS, Android, and the web that’s all about putting more content in your actual tweet stream. “We want to make it easier for everyone to experience those moments on Twitter. That’s why starting today, timelines on Twitter will be more visual and more engaging: previews of Twitter photos and videos from Vine will …

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E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game

If you asked the world’s second-largest tobacco company about their new marketing strategies, I’m going to assume that they wouldn’t include running ads in kids apps in their response. Nevertheless, an ad for Vype, the first e-cigarette marketed by British American Tobacco, recently appeared as an in-app advertisement in a kids iPad game. The ad was spotted and tweeted out …

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