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interface improvements

BlackBerry Issues First Software Update To BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry is issuing the first software update to its BlackBerry 10 operating system this morning to address usability issues concerning apps, camera, calendar, contacts, browser and, perhaps most importantly, battery life. Apps Optimization & Camera Upgrade The biggest complaints that initial users of the BlackBerry Z10 have voiced have revolved...
BlackBerry Issues First Software Update To BlackBerry 10
Rdio for Android updated with UI improvements, extended search results
Dropbox for Android beta brings Nexus 7 UI improvements, better video playback

Google unveils new Google Maps for desktop with unified imagery, new interface, live 3D and more

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Today at Google I/O, Google unveiled a new version of the desktop version of Google Maps. The Maps update brings a host of interface improvements, unification of its imagery and services, plus more personalized results. The new version of Google Maps is heavily customized for every user, with knowledge about...
Google unveils new Google Maps for desktop with unified imagery, new interface, live 3D and more

Skype for iOS updated to deliver improved dialpad and chat UI, iOS 5 stability

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Skype has updated its iOS application, delivering user interface improvements for the dialpad and instant messaging and making it more stable on Apple’s iOS 5 firmware. Skype’s visual refreshes in version 3.7 help distinguish between users in instant messages, adding colour to the main chat screen and a new bubble...
Skype for iOS updated to deliver improved dialpad and chat UI, iOS 5 stability

Rdio Android app updated with playlist and search improvements, puts new releases in grid view

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Much like its desktop counterpart, Rdio's Android app is constantly being tweaked -- adjusting its style, adding features and generally doing the whole mobile update dance. Among a slew of standard bug fixes, the streaming music service's latest app update promises playlist editing improvements, including the ability to jump...
Rdio Android app updated with playlist and search improvements, puts new releases in grid view
Windows Phone 8 will reportedly include lock screen notification improvements
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Rdio for Android and iOS adds Find People via Facebook and Twitter, record label Pages, new side navigation

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Rdio on Wednesday announced it has updated its native Android and iOS apps with user interface changes and new features. You can download the latest versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. First and foremost, the new “Find People” feature (available on the side navigation) gives you...
Rdio for Android and iOS adds Find People via Facebook and Twitter, record label Pages, new side navigation

Chromebooks gain interface improvements with new Stable update

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True to the “always new computer” tagline, Google updated its software for Chromebooks on Friday, bringing several user interface improvements and new features. In a post on the Chrome Releases blog, Google says machines will all start receiving the update over the next several days. Device owners can expect to...
Chromebooks gain interface improvements with new Stable update

Hands-on: testing the GIMP 2.8 and its new single-window interface

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The developers behind the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) have announced the official release of version 2.8, the first stable update since 2008. The new version brings a number of significant technical enhancements and user interface improvements, including the long-awaited single-window editing mode. The GIMP is an open source...
Hands-on: testing the GIMP 2.8 and its new single-window interface
Twitter's latest iOS app update should be appealing to power users

Showyou Rolls Out All-New iPad App With Improved Video Discovery, Better Social Tools

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Social video browsing app Showyou just launched version 3.0 of its iPad application, a major update with a ton of new features. Competing in a hot space with competitors like Fanhattan, Shelby.tv, Squrl, Vodio and others, Showyou offers a grid-like view for browsing the videos your friends are sharing on social networks...
Showyou Rolls Out All-New iPad App With Improved Video Discovery, Better Social Tools

Sonos updates desktop controller apps for Mac and PC

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Revamped Sonos 3.7 controller app for desktops and laptops brings universal search and interface improvements. [Read more]...
Sonos updates desktop controller apps for Mac and PC

Son develops visual-based, Kinect-powered email system for stroke-stricken mother

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The blog Dad Hoc brings us the story of a custom-developed Kinect-powered email system, which was built for a stroke victim who suffers from aphasia, a disorder caused by damage to the parts of the brain that process language, making it difficult to read, speak or write. My mom has lived...
Son develops visual-based, Kinect-powered email system for stroke-stricken mother
Precise Pangolin rolls out: Ubuntu 12.04 released, introduces Unity HUD

Rdio responds to new competitors by adding related playlists and autoplay to iOS app

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Digital on-demand music streaming service Rdio has updated its iOS app to feature song stations, which allows you to start a station based on any song and then automatically churns up other songs from that artist and from related artists. You can see four upcoming tracks that Rdio will list for you...
Rdio responds to new competitors by adding related playlists and autoplay to iOS app
VLC 2.0 available now, includes faster decoding and experimental Blu-ray support

Apps & updates: Play Blackjack, HopStop Transit Directions, UrbanSpoon, Snapheal, more

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Play BlackJack version 1.2: Developer RockLive has been known to partner with celebrities in the past for titles such as Mike Tyson Main event, Cristiano Ronaldo’s iOS game, and Usain Bolt’s “Bolt!“. One of its other popular titles gets an update today with a ton of new features, the ability...
Apps & updates: Play Blackjack, HopStop Transit Directions, UrbanSpoon, Snapheal, more
How to run the new Chrome OS environment without a Chromebook

Microsoft should stick to its guns and keep the Start button gone

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Microsoft has shown some screenshots of some of the user interface improvements and alterations it's going to deliver in Windows 8.1 later this year. These include more personalization, a Settings app that doesn't force you to use Control Panel, richer multitasking with more apps visible on-screen, multimonitor support for...
Microsoft should stick to its guns and keep the Start button gone
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