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Instagram Says It’s Now Much Faster on Android

Instagram for Android users are being treated with an app update today, one that the photo-sharing service claims will boost overall speed and simplify visuals that will benefit both smaller and larger devices. “Today, we’re excited to announce improvements to the way Instagram for Android looks and feels,” says the company in a blog post. “These changes mean a faster, …

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Microsoft to Beta Test Xbox One Party System Update

Last week Microsoft rolled out its first major Xbox One update since the console’s launch. The update included near-essential features for the console’s OS that simply didn’t make it into the system by launch day, such as hard drive storage management and an on-screen battery indicator for controllers. Microsoft is promising an even more significant update will be coming on …

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Microsoft Details Upcoming Xbox One Party System Update

Today Microsoft’s Xbox One console is getting a large update, one of two coming within the next month. Today’s update includes support for storage management, allowing Xbox One owners to see and adjust exactly what is on their 500GB hard drive. The second update, coming on March 4, is set to fix the Xbox One party system. The feature set …

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Xbox One System Update Coming February 11

Microsoft today announced that the first major system update for the Xbox One since launch will be coming on February 11. Another large update will follow on March 4. The most important feature coming with the February 11 update is storage management. With launch Xbox One consoles having only a 500GB hard drive and game downloads larger than 40GB, it …

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Twitter Improves Search with New Filters

It would be in Twitter’s best interest to become a true search destination – to have people check Twitter when they want to find photos, videos, and news on breaking topics. Search is just one arm of Twitter’s possible reach when it comes to being a true news distribution service. Simply scrolling up and down the timeline is the preferred …

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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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Ouya Updated With New UI, Storage Options

The holidays are quickly approaching and people are trying to decide which game console to buy. Should you go with the Wii U, PS4 or Xbox One? That’s a question that I can’t answer, but Ouya can. In an attempt to make you drop $100 on the micro-Android console this holiday season, the Ouya team has updated the system software …

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PS4 Gets Its First Post-Launch Update Tonight

When you got your shiny new PS4 last Friday, you were prompted to download system software version 1.50. This day one update enabled many of the features that Sony promised would be available at launch, such as game streaming on Twitch and Blu-ray playback. Now a second software patch is already on the way, but it’s decidedly less impressive. Sony …

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YouTube’s Big Comments Revamp Has Begun

Weeks ago, YouTube announced that they were finally going to do something about comments. I guess they felt that it was about time for a paradigm shift. I mean, it’s well understood that if you want to go find the worst of humanity, YouTube comments are a great place to start. Until now, it was probably wise to simply avoid …

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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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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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Tumblr Search Gets Smarter, NSFW Content Easier to Manage

Tumblr has just announced a big improvement to their search function, one that they say will help users better explore the 65 billion posts now currently housed on the site (65 billion posts, yeah). Now, when you search a term, the results page shows posts that mention said term, not just the ones tagged with those terms. For instance, a …

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