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Opera Launches First Preview Of Its Chromium-Based Desktop Browser, Spins Off Email Client

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Opera today launched the first preview version of its Chromium-based desktop browser for Windows and Mac since the company announced the switch from its own browser engine to Google’s in February. This switch has allowed Opera to add new features like support for Google’s SPDY protocol into its browser, but...
Opera Launches First Preview Of Its Chromium-Based Desktop Browser, Spins Off Email Client

Disqus Says 10,000 Publishers Have Signed Up For Its 'Promoted Discovery' Ad Program

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Over the past couple of months, commenting service Disqus has been rolling out an advertising program that it calls Promoted Discovery with relatively little fanfare (or at least without much outreach to the tech press). Now it’s ready to talk about some of the initial results. The ad program takes...
Disqus Says 10,000 Publishers Have Signed Up For Its 'Promoted Discovery' Ad Program

Evernote CEO Phil Libin gets down to Business with new service

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'Saying something is 'business software' means it's crappy and the experience is not good...'45m people are using cloud productivity service Evernote, and the company says that two thirds of them are using it for work purposes. That's the background to this week's launch of a new service: Evernote Business.Aimed at...
Evernote CEO Phil Libin gets down to Business with new service

Pinterest for iOS gets improved pin discovery and profile editing to help boost mobile usage

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Pinterest today released a subtle but important update to its iOS app, making it easier for users to discover new pins. When iOS users originally viewed a pin and scrolled downwards, the screen stopped short at the comment field, as shown in this image. Now, users looking for more will...
Pinterest for iOS gets improved pin discovery and profile editing to help boost mobile usage
Thirst could be flying too close to Twitter's guidelines, but still worth a look

TodoMovies' To-Do List App for Movies Gets Big Overhaul

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TodoMovies launched originally last summer, offering a pretty neat way of tracking your unseen movies. It’s a to-do list app for movies, which was iOS-only and cost $0.99 at launch, eventually rising to $1.99. But that was then, and this is now. TodoMovies 2.0 has just hit the App Store,...
TodoMovies' To-Do List App for Movies Gets Big Overhaul

Combining Yelp & Twitter For Foodies, Fondu’s Redesign Beefs Up Recommendations, Discovery

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At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC last year, Gauri Manglik, Mike Lewis, and Orion Burt launched SpotOn, a recommendation engine in app, which served its users suggested local businesses based on their friends’ activity on Foursquare, Facebook, and more. The co-founders quickly found, however, that its customers were using the app more...
Combining Yelp & Twitter For Foodies, Fondu’s Redesign Beefs Up Recommendations, Discovery
Hands On With Facebook Nearby, A New Local Biz Discovery Feature That Challenges Yelp And Foursquare

Yap Music offers the simplicity of Instagram as an iPhone music discovery app

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Music apps and services often feel overbearing because they try to offer a multitude of features simultaneously. On-demand streaming, Pandora-style Internet radio stations, collaborative playlists, social hooks and so on and so forth. In the photography space, Instagram has proven to be incredibly popular because it strips away much of...
Yap Music offers the simplicity of Instagram as an iPhone music discovery app

Google's product pruning continues unabated

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It’s been over a year since Google CEO Larry Page promised to get his teams more focused on fewer projects. And boy has he: in the last 12 months Google has shut down several dozen products. He’s not done either. On Friday afternoon the axe was brought down on on...
Google's product pruning continues unabated

Instapaper for video app Watchlater adds public playlists and more after topping 1.15m monthly views

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The Instapaper for video service, Watchlater has updated its iOS app today with new features, including an improved user interface, the ability to discover public playlists, browsing through podcast and YouTube channels, and more. The company announced this release just as it also shared that it has amassed over 100,000...
Instapaper for video app Watchlater adds public playlists and more after topping 1.15m monthly views

TiVo brings 'What to Watch Now' feature to its iPad app

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TiVo, the company that made its fortune by making you forget about live television, is now attempting to revamp the traditional TV guide with a new content-discovery feature for its iPad app. The feature, called "What to Watch Now," is similar in concept to TiVo's existing Discovery Bar, though...
TiVo brings 'What to Watch Now' feature to its iPad app

Opera's new Android beta is out, and it includes some pretty big changes

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Opera has released the first public version of its new mobile browser, initially on Android. The beta is notable for a variety of reasons, not least because it is the first fruit of the company’s under-the-hood shift to WebKit and other new technologies, but also because it represents a major...
Opera's new Android beta is out, and it includes some pretty big changes

Facebook makes big push into local search with Nearby feature in mobile app

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Facebook today begins a rollout of Nearby, a new local search and discovery feature in its iOS and Android apps. Nearby used to be a feed of friend’s check-ins, but now it will enable users to search for specific places, browse categories or see broadly what’s around them, organized by their friend’s recommendations,...
Facebook makes big push into local search with Nearby feature in mobile app

Loopt Updates Mobile Apps, Brings LooptPulse To BlackBerry

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Location-based social network Loopt has just updated its iPhone and BlackBerry applications, adding a hybrid map feature that allows you to view a single map (seen at right) that plots nearby points of interest, friends, and events all at once. The new update also brings LooptPulse, which the company has...
Loopt Updates Mobile Apps, Brings LooptPulse To BlackBerry
Google+ Recommendations Bake Discovery Into The Mobile Web
Evernote pulls Food 2.0 apps hot and fresh out of the oven

Circles Are Becoming A Competitive Advantage for Google+

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Google+ updated the Circles interface to make it easier to find people. The snazzy HTML5 circle controls now shrink down for smaller screens. The page now has a new left sidebar like the circles menu on the main Google+ page but with a few more options for managing circles. The...
Circles Are Becoming A Competitive Advantage for Google+

Twitter brings trending topics to 160 new locations

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Twitter, in an effort to make its site more useful to an ever-increasing number of people, is rolling out its Trends topic discovery feature in 160 new locations....
Twitter brings trending topics to 160 new locations

Readmill partners with Guardian, Atavist and Livrada and adds a free book section to its app

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iOS reading app Readmill added a book discovery feature on Wednesday and also announced three new partnerships with the Guardian, The Atavist and ebook gifting site Livrada. The new “Explore” section of Readmill’s app lets users download free ebooks from directly within the app. For now, a lot of those books...
Readmill partners with Guardian, Atavist and Livrada and adds a free book section to its app
YouTube testing 'Moodwall,' wants you to discover videos by 'vibe'

Streaming Radio Service 8tracks Relaunches On iPhone: App Rebuilt From Ground-Up With New Look, Better Music Discovery

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Streaming music startup 8tracks is officially relaunching its iPhone application today, which offers a much-needed (and really well done) user interface revamp. For those who remember the earlier version of the app out last year, it will be as if you’re getting a brand-new application altogether. 8tracks 2.0, as the update is being...
Streaming Radio Service 8tracks Relaunches On iPhone: App Rebuilt From Ground-Up With New Look, Better Music Discovery

Food sharing app Burpple serves up photo filters to make your latest eats look even tastier

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Burpple, the social food journal that recently landed $500,000 in seed funding, has finally rolled its own photo filters. The new update, which landed in the App Store over the weekend, also includes blur effects, flash and more options for sharing photos to Facebook and Twitter. Burpple is designed to...
Food sharing app Burpple serves up photo filters to make your latest eats look even tastier
Google TV YouTube updates on the way, just in time for original content
Facebook Rethinks Brand Pages On Mobile

Twitter brings trending topics to 160 new locations

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Twitter, in an effort to make its site more useful to an ever-increasing number of people, is rolling out its Trends topic discovery feature in 160 new locations.Trends, which launched last year, is designed to display popular topics on the site tailored to individual users, based on their location...
Twitter brings trending topics to 160 new locations

Everplaces, the ‘real-world Pinterest’, debuts social discovery to serve users insider recommendations

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Everplaces, a service that lets you save and share snapshots of interesting places via the Web or smartphones, came out of private beta about 6 weeks ago and was promptly dubbed a ‘Pinterest for the real world’ because of its focus on the bookmarking and curation of content in a...
Everplaces, the ‘real-world Pinterest’, debuts social discovery to serve users insider recommendations
Facebook’s New Initiative Promises to Make Cross-Platform Mobile Payments Real

Shazam for iOS updated with Pulse discovery feature, redesigned tab bar on iPhone

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It's been a mere few weeks since Shazam introduced those new location-based and tagging features for the tablet version of its iOS app, but the music-driven service isn't stopping there. Reaching version 6.1 on Apple's platform, today Shazam's universal application is bringing a few more tidbits to both the...
Shazam for iOS updated with Pulse discovery feature, redesigned tab bar on iPhone

Kobo Expands E-Reader Family

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Just hours ahead of today’s Amazon’s event, Kobo revealed its new lineup of e-book readers, which includes a model with a built-in light and a seven-inch Android tablet. Collectively known as the Kobo Family, the Kobo Glo, Kobo Mini, Kobo Arc and Kobo Touch are all expected to be available...
Kobo Expands E-Reader Family
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