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Amazon Launches Instant Video App on the Smaller iDevices, Adds Cloud Player App to Samsung TVs & Roku Amazon Launches Instant Video App on the Smaller iDevices, Adds Cloud Player App to Samsung TVs & Roku
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Amazon had just announced a few moves to expand the accessibility of content across multiple devices – bringing their streaming video app to the iPhone as well as Cloud Player apps to two new devices. Previously only available for the …

Foursquare Puts Location Photos, Info Front and Center Foursquare Puts Location Photos, Info Front and Center

Foursquare has just released an update for their Android apps that they say will make both the experience of deciding where to go and deciding what to do when you arrive better. Location pages are now much more informative (and …

Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown
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Facebook is announcing a handful of privacy-related changes today; a couple that make it simpler for users to access and change their personal settings and another that may make a small percentage of the user base upset (what’s new, right?). …

Find My Phone for iOS Adds Driving Directions, Makes It Easier to Retrieve Lost Devices or Get Capped in the Process Find My Phone for iOS Adds Driving Directions, Makes It Easier to Retrieve Lost Devices or Get Capped in the Process
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Apple’s Find My Phone app that shows users the location of their misplaced devices has always lent itself to use in vigilante justice. That of course happens when “misplaced” actually means “stolen.” When you can look at a map and …

Instagram Update Improves Camera, Adds New Filter Instagram Update Improves Camera, Adds New Filter

Instagram has just launched an update to its iOS app that they say is the “largest upgrade to our Instagram iOS camera since it was revamped just over one year ago.” Don’t feel left out, Android users – you get …

Twitter Photo Filters Coming Your Way by Christmas [REPORT] Twitter Photo Filters Coming Your Way by Christmas [REPORT]

Twitter wants your lo-fi photos of roast beast and your sepia-toned cans of Who hash. The holiday season is upon us, and Twitter knows that the amount of photos posted to any and all social networks will jump, significantly. And …

Delta Sued Over Noncompliance with California Privacy Law Delta Sued Over Noncompliance with California Privacy Law

The state of California has filed the first lawsuit as a result of their new app privacy initiative, and the target is Delta airlines. Attorney General Kamala Harris announced the civil suit, claiming that the app fails to have a …

Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV
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According to mobile analytics company Flurry, you guys are buried in your devices – all the time. In fact, the time when mobile apps become the predominant form of media entertainment could be sooner rather than later. According to Flurry, …

Foursquare Improves Check-In Screen with iOS Update Foursquare Improves Check-In Screen with iOS Update
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Foursquare has just released v5.3.5 of their iOS app and it brings some changes to check-ins, among other minor tweaks. First off, the check-in screen is cleaner and has reduced some unnecessary clutter. Instead of displaying “check-in” up top, the …

The Designer Responsible for Foursquare’s Unique Look Is Leaving the Company The Designer Responsible for Foursquare’s Unique Look Is Leaving the Company
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Graphic Designer Mari Sheibley, who has been with Foursquare since 2008, has just announced that she’s leaving the company to “tackle new problems and help other entrepreneurs bring their vision to life.” “In early December, 2008 I got an email …

Send That Facebook Douche to Defriendtion with New App Send That Facebook Douche to Defriendtion with New App

Jimmy Kimmel’s annual National Unfriend Day just occurred, so you may have already been giving your friend list a good once-over. But for those of you who think that unfriending is a little too drastic, no matter the offense, Defriendtion …

Amazon Appstore Makes the Move to Japan Amazon Appstore Makes the Move to Japan

Today, Amazon has opened up its Appstore to another country. Marking its first expansion into Asia, Amazon has launched the Appstore in Japan. Like any location, the Amazon Appstore in Japan will feature localized content and a localized mobile store, …

Vimeo’s iPhone App Gets Better Navigation, Background Uploading Vimeo’s iPhone App Gets Better Navigation, Background Uploading

Vimeo has just launched a new iPhone app that streamlines navigation and sharing while making uploading faster and simpler as well. “The new app is simply the best way to watch, create and share Vimeo videos on the go. We …

Foursquare Lets Users Explore Locations That Just Opened Foursquare Lets Users Explore Locations That Just Opened
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Foursquare has added a new category to their explore tab that allows users to sort the millions of location available on the service in a fun new way. Now, if you’re looking to try a new restaurant or bar, you …

Google Play Music Is About To Get Much Bigger In Europe Google Play Music Is About To Get Much Bigger In Europe
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Google has been slowly improving its music app since the move to Google Play earlier this year. Just last week, the search giant updated the app with gapless playback (for Jelly Bean) and other features that bring it up to …

Google Maps App for iOS Almost Ready for Submission [REPORT] Google Maps App for iOS Almost Ready for Submission [REPORT]
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If The Wall Street Journal is correct, you will soon hear a loud whooshing sound. That sound will be the last remaining Apple Maps users fleeing for greener pastures. According to their sources, Google is currently in the final stages …

Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search Twitter Updates Apps with Media-Rich Discovery, Better Search

Twitter has been working to make the tweet a self-contained entity for some time now. They want the tweet to contain all of the media that a user needs to get the full experience – with no need to click …

Facebook Finally Adds Share Button to iOS, Android Apps Facebook Finally Adds Share Button to iOS, Android Apps

Yesterday, Facebook finally brought their share button to mobile, inserting it into the m.facebook.com interface. Facebook also told us that they would soon bring the share functionality to their mobile apps as well. Soon was right. Facebook has just updated …

Apple Bans “Memory” from App Store, Cites German Trademark [REPORT] Apple Bans “Memory” from App Store, Cites German Trademark [REPORT]
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If you’re currently developing an app for Apple’s App Store, you may want to refrain from including the word “memory” in the title. It may save you a major headache down the road. According to a report from Gamasutra, Apple …

Facebook Share Button Coming to Mobile Apps Facebook Share Button Coming to Mobile Apps
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Today we noticed that Facebook was testing a “share” button on their mobile site, allowing users to share their friends’ posts on-to-go for the first time. Surely one of users’ most-requested features, the share button is now appearing alongside the …

Facebook May Finally Let You Share Posts on Mobile Facebook May Finally Let You Share Posts on Mobile

Your long-running nightmare of being unable to share your friends’ witty status updates while on the go may be coming to a close. Facebook is currently testing a “share” button on posts on their mobile site. The share button is …