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Chrome for Android also gets bumped up to version 27

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Yesterday we reported that Google officially updated the stable version of Chrome to Chrome 27, introducing several new features and bug fixes. Chrome for Android (stable version) also received similar treatment and has been promoted to Chrome 27. It comes with several options that were previously included in past versions...
Chrome for Android also gets bumped up to version 27

Google+ gets updated with new "Local reviews" tab, larger cover photos and easier profile editing

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Google has just announced a number of updates to Google+ in the browser, including the addition of a new “Local reviews” tab, easier editing of the About tab and larger cover photos. Google shares that the new Local reviews tab will sit alongside “your photos, +1′s and YouTube videos,” and...
Google+ gets updated with new "Local reviews" tab, larger cover photos and easier profile editing

Twitter Planning Developers-Only Platform Event Next Week

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Twitter is inviting developers to a private “mobile-oriented platform event” next week at its headquarters in San Francisco. “We’ve been working on some exciting new features for the Twitter platform,” the registration page says, “and we’d like to share... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Twitter Planning Developers-Only Platform Event Next Week

YouTube for iOS updated with live streaming, new 'My Subscriptions' feed

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Google on Monday updated its YouTube app for iOS, adding a number of new features like support for live streaming, a new personalized subscription feed and the ability to queue videos for TV playback.    ...
YouTube for iOS updated with live streaming, new 'My Subscriptions' feed

Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

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Mobile app developers using Google’s AdMob ad network will start seeing a new version that has been rebuilt “in a ground up sort of way,” according to Jonathan Alferness, director of product management for mobile ads. The update, which starts rolling out today, also brings AdMob more in line with...
Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support
Pandora Launches New HTML5-Based TV Experience, Starting With Xbox 360 and PS3
Reddit's new multireddit feature brings a massive change to its front page
Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

LinkedIn launches revamped "Contacts" feature alongside new standalone iPhone app

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As part of its new revamped Contacts section coming soon for select users on the desktop, LinkedIn today is also launching a standalone Contacts app for iPhone that allows users to manage address books, emails, and calendars by contact and access all content related to specific contacts from one...
LinkedIn launches revamped "Contacts" feature alongside new standalone iPhone app

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

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More tech companies are exploring the arena of wearable devices, with the latest being Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has unveiled a smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone. According to a report from Want China Times, the watch is able to measure a wearer’s vital signs such as respiration...
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

Google Cloud Messaging now part of Google Play Services

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More goodies for devs here at I/O: Google just announced that Google Cloud Messaging -- the push-notification system that debuted last year -- is now a part of its Google Play Services, and it will get three new features, to boot. These include "persistent connections," which should help push...
Google Cloud Messaging now part of Google Play Services

Drawing app Paper gets pinch-to-zoom, 'Made With Paper' art gallery, new Ink Engine in update

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Paper by FiftyThree received an update on Wednesday with the addition of a few new features and backend enhancements, including a much-needed pinch-to-zoom feature that allows artists to quickly make detailed refinements to a piece.    ...
Drawing app Paper gets pinch-to-zoom, 'Made With Paper' art gallery, new Ink Engine in update
Productivity App Wunderlist Is Launching A Paid, Pro Version Aimed At Business Users

Twitter to Hold Mobile Developer Event (Just Ahead of Facebook)

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Nearly two weeks before Facebook holds a series of mobile developer events, Twitter announced on Monday it will host its own mobile-focused developer event at its San Francisco headquarters on April 2, where the company will preview new features in store for its platform. The invite specifically calls for developers,...
Twitter to Hold Mobile Developer Event (Just Ahead of Facebook)
Windows 8.1 to include native Miracast wireless display support and internet sharing

Deep inside Windows Blue: 10 coolest features in Microsoft's leaked OS

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After an abundance of rumors, whispers, and slip-ups in job postings, we now have more concrete evidence of Microsoft's secretive Windows Blue operating system: An honest-to-goodness leak of an early build of the OS. The leak of "Windows Build 9364" appeared on torrent and file sharing sites Sunday morning...
Deep inside Windows Blue: 10 coolest features in Microsoft's leaked OS

Google+ updates iOS, Android apps with photo filters, location sharing and more

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A significant new update to the company's social networking apps brings several new features. [Read more]...
Google+ updates iOS, Android apps with photo filters, location sharing and more
5 Changes To Expect In Facebook Home
Rdio bites some of Pandora's classic features to increase music discoverability
Google Opens Up Compute Engine To All Developers Who Buy Its $400/Month Gold Support Package, Drops Instance Prices By 4%

Kontagent gives mobile app makers the tools to track and increase the lifetime value of a user

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Kontagent, a company that provides enterprise-level mobile in-app analytics to companies that build and distribute mobile applications, today announced two new features to its platform that should allow companies to better segment their user base and track revenue per user over individual accounts. The new capabilities allow for the following: user groups can...
Kontagent gives mobile app makers the tools to track and increase the lifetime value of a user

Full review: HTC One

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The HTC One is a crucial product for the Taiwanese smartphone maker. The company once was the market leading Android smartphone vendor and saw tremendous success and growth as a company. It worked with Google on the first Nexus smartphone and was often one of the first to market with...
Full review: HTC One

Visa updates Offers rewards scheme with point-of-sale discounts and personalized cardholder alerts

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Visa has updated Visa Offers, a rewards scheme that helps retailers and merchants offer exclusive discounts to Visa cardholders at the point-of-sale, with instant discounts, real-time analytics and support for third-party offer programs today. The idea is to remove the need both for physical rewards cards and purpose-built smartphone apps by...
Visa updates Offers rewards scheme with point-of-sale discounts and personalized cardholder alerts

Adobe Introduces Lightroom 5 Public Beta, With New Features For Enthusiasts And Pros Alike

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Adobe’s Lightroom is probably the best software available when it comes to a photographer’s digital darkroom needs. The company has been putting lots of time and effort into building it into something that appeals to both pros and enthusiasts, and now it’s releasing Lightroom 5 beta, representing the fastest turnaround...
Adobe Introduces Lightroom 5 Public Beta, With New Features For Enthusiasts And Pros Alike
Google Drive for Android updated with card-style grid view, quick preview, OCR document scanning, and more
MediSafe helps families and physicians make sure those pills get taken
Amazon's Kindle for iOS gets line spacing options, multipage highlights, textbook note filters, and more

Storify Aims For Marketers With its New 'Storify Business' Plan, Redesigns Free Version Too

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Last month, social media curation service Storify revealed its first paid plan, Storify VIP. It sounds like VIP is designed for large media organizations (the first announced customer was the BBC), but today, Storify is announcing that it created a more accessible, less journalism-focused option called Storify Business. “The new...
Storify Aims For Marketers With its New 'Storify Business' Plan, Redesigns Free Version Too

After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

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Adobe first launched Creative Suite 1 back in 2003, and now, ten years and six versions later, the company is taking a left turn: Adobe is abandoning its Creative Suite entirely to focus efforts on Creative Cloud. There will be backlash for this, no doubt. Adobe targets the same Pro...
After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

App.net beefs up security with two-factor authentication and application-specific passwords

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App.net on Wednesday announced two new features for its service: two-factor authentication and application-specific passwords. Both measures should significantly beef up security on the social network, a welcome move following the recent slew of Twitter account hacks last month. For those who don’t know, two-factor authentication protects your account by...
App.net beefs up security with two-factor authentication and application-specific passwords
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