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Facebook adds ‘Stickers’ to Messenger iPhone app, brings back swipe-to-delete

Facebook has updated its Facebook Messenger for iPhone and iPod touch application to add the popular Stickers functionality. Stickers will roll out to users gradually and is already available in the standard Facebook for iOS app. Additionally, by popular request, the company has brought back …

ASUS small-screen Windows 8 tablets due this year

Asus has big plans to roll out Windows 8 tablet computers with small screens this year. The tip comes from Asus CEO Jerry Shen who predicts that …

Mass Production of Retina Displays for iPad Mini Expected to Start in June or July

Following a somewhat confusing report earlier this week in which NPD DisplaySearch analysts first indicated that a Retina iPad mini would not appear until the first quarter of 2014 before quickly issuing a correction stating that a third quarter refresh would bring the Retina display to the line, …

Hidden sensors in Google Glass could enable AR apps

One of the bigger digs against Glass so far has been its rather limited feature set. In particular, there seemed to be no way to build full augmented reality applications for the wearable. (And it's not like Google has exactly been forthcoming about many of its specs.) But all hope is not lost. …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8 and 10 Inch Versions To Be Announced This Month

Samsung recently announced their new Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet, the device comes with a 7 inch display, and now it looks like we will also see an 8 …

Google Adds Notification Center to Chromium for Mac

Over the last few months, the Chrome OS notification center was ported to Chromium and then to Chrome Canary, but the feature was limited to just Windows. Now it looks like the first attempts to do the same for OS X, at least in Chromium, have surfaced, paving the way for Google Now to arrive on …

Developing For Android Is Much Easier Now, Animoca Claims

Software quality assurance testing on Android devices is far easier than it was just a year ago, at least according to one of Asia’s largest mobile app developers, Animoca.<p>The Hong Kong company has produced over 300 apps since it started two years ago, and just shot past 150 million downloads …

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12Feb/18<p>The outdoor goods and apparel retailer has scrapped its legendary unlimited returns policy whereby customers were allowed to return …

Google+ Hangouts updated with live rewind and instant replay

Google+ Hangouts are getting a little more convenient for viewers with a new update. The video chat service will now let users rewind live broadcasts, allowing those who came late to an event to catch up on the full chat. Recordings of the Hangouts will now be immediately accessible on YouTube as …

Facebook Arrives On Google Glass Thanks To Unofficial Photo Sharing App

As the days go by and developers get their hands on Glass, the basic apps that we need to survive in the wild and share our photos are popping up. Today, Glass To Facebook is available for those who want to post the moments captured with Glass to the social network. It’s the first third-party app …

More hints of Google Now for the desktop appear before Google I/O

Last month we saw hints that Google Now could be coming to the web, and now it looks like we could see deeper integration than we thought.<p>François Beaufort points us to Notification Center pop-ups being developed in a recent Chromium build, much like the Gmail notifications offered by its web …

Google+ Hangouts On Air adds rewind option

If you use Google+ and enjoy hangouts that have live video, you may have showed up late to the party and wished that there was a rewind button so you …

'App therapist' mines data to track your mood

Researchers at Cambridge University have developed a new smartphone app that they claim can track a person's mood by analysing the data on their phone.<p>The app, called Emotion Sense, collects data from the phone about where its user is, how noisy their environment is and who they communicate with.<p>It …

Google Glass stores rumored as wearables push for mainstream

Google is considering Glass boutiques where the public could try out the wearable, it’s reported, better explaining the Android headset by giving …

Casinos banning Google Glass over cheating threat

In a growing list of various locales that Google Glass has already been banned before its public release, casinos are starting to add on to that …

Graphic design legend Saul Bass celebrated with Google Doodle honoring iconic title sequences

Google has set a high bar for its Doodles in the past, but today the company has outdone itself. Fittingly, the subject is graphic design legend Saul Bass, the man behind iconic film title sequences and movie posters — not to mention some of the most well-known corporate logos of the '60s, '70s, …

Apple requests Android source code documents from Google in ongoing Samsung patent suit (update: Apple wins)

<b>Update:</b> Bloomberg reports Apple has now won an order granting its request for Google to provide more information about its process of turning over documents in an ongoing lawsuit with Samsung:<p>U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal in San Jose, California, ordered Google within two days to disclose …

Apple Targets Android Source Code Search Documents in Suit Against Samsung

As the ongoing court battles between Apple and Samsung continue, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Apple has become more aggressive in pushing for Google to turn over Android-related documents that may be pertinent to the case. Apple argues that Google's refusal to reveal the search terms it is using to find …

Apple demanding Android source code in Samsung lawsuit

The ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung is heating up yet again. This time around, Apple is turning to Google and has requested that they …

iOS 7 Beta Usage At Apple Increases As WWDC Draws Near

Over the last few months developers and websites haven’t seen much iOS 7 beta traffic coming out of Apple’s set of IP addresses in Cupertino. However, over the last few days traffic from devices running iOS 7 has increased for a number of websites and apps.<p>Onswipe has reported that it has seen a …

Facebook support removed from TweetDeck

In March, Twitter announced it would focus efforts on TweetDeck's Web version. Facebook support, as well as versions for iPhone and Android, have disappeared.<p>If you've been relying on TweetDeck as a front-end for your Facebook account, it's time to look elsewhere.<p>Starting today, Twitter-owned …

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Disney Joins The Private Social Networking Craze With New Photo & Video Sharing App Called “Story”

The latest to join the cadre of startups offering tools for more private sharing outside of Facebook’s massive footprint is not, in fact, another startup, but rather another media giant: Disney. Citing its “rich heritage in storytelling,” Disney’s Interactive division, best known for games, sites, …

Google Earth for Android Gets Street View Support

Google on Wednesday updated its native Google Earth for Android app with a big new feature and two improvements. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play.<p>The biggest addition is Street View support. While the desktop version of Google Earth has had the feature for a while now, …

Google Framed As Book Stealer Bent On Data Domination In New Documentary

“Google And The World Brain” is a new documentary about Google’s plan to scan all of the world’s books, which triggered an ongoing lawsuit being heard today. The hair-raising film sees Google import millions of copyrighted works, get sued, lose, but almost get a literature monopoly in the process. …

Facebook Pages Manager for iOS rebuilt for speed, gains emojis, photo filters, and stickers

Facebook has updated its Pages Manager application for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by re-building the core of the app. By re-writing the app for speed, the application is now faster for scrolling through page timelines, loading photographs, and more. Facebook previously re-built its other iOS …

Morgan Stanley sees new iPhones by September

Morgan Stanley offers its latest take on the probability of new iPhones in the fall.<p>A Morgan Stanley note to investors adds to the mounting evidence of new iPhones coming in the fall.<p>In a research note on Wednesday titled, "Systems and PC Hardware Asia Trip Takeaways Part I," Katy Huberty of Morgan …

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Bell and Rogers Samsung Galaxy Note getting Jelly Bean update

The Samsung Galaxy Note carried by Canadian telcos Rogers and Bells are getting Jelly Bean upgrades as we speak, with the news now officially confirmed.<p>After the update was made available to Telus users not long ago, it’s time for Bell and Rogers Samsung Galaxy Note customers to get a good taste of …

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Pinterest Pins Its Hopes On International Growth, Starts Out With Localizing ‘Pin It Forward’ Campaign To Drive More U.K. Posts

Pinterest is ramping up its international strategy by kicking off a localisation effort in the U.K. today, tweaking the site so that it deliberately foregrounds U.K. content to U.K. users and also adding a British English language setting to make Brits feel more at home. The U.K. is the first part …