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Instagram Adds Links, Tags, And Boomerang To Stories

Instagram is making its Stories feature a little more useful with the addition of three new features. Combined, the three features make up what may well be the biggest update to Stories since it was first launched in August, according to a report from TechCrunch. Perhaps the biggest new feature is …

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Skype Preview Adds SMS Relay, But Only For Win 10 Phones

Microsoft’s Skype team reports that Skype Preview version 11.9 is now available packing a feature called SMS Relay. That means users can send and receive SMS and MMS messages on a Windows 10 desktop or laptop with Skype Preview installed. The drawback is that the source smartphone must have Windows …

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SwiftKey Adds French, Spanish, German to Predictions

Following what appears to be a successful beta test released last month, SwiftKey has rolled out a large upgrade to its app by launching a number of new features that allow the predictive keyboard to speak in multiple languages. So now, whether you’re texting in French, German, Spanish, or English, …

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Blend Adds Genies to 'Amplify' Your Conversations

Facebook Messenger has more than 11,000 chatbots, but how many people use them? That’s what Blend CEO Akash Nigam is asking, and he believes his solution offers a better alternative. Blend produces “Genies,” which are similar to chatbots on apps like Facebook Messenger, Telegram, and Kik, except they’re don’t require …

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Amazon Adds Prime Reading Perk to its Prime Service

Amazon has launched Prime Reading, its latest attempt to add value to the Prime subscription service. The new benefit gives subscribers unlimited access to a rotating selection of books, comics, and magazines, at no extra cost to the existing $99 annual price tag. Prime Reading is distinct from the Kindle …

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Spotify Adds New Daily Mix Playlist Feature

Spotify remains the reigning king of music streaming services, but with increased pressure from Apple Music, the company is rapidly adding new features in order to keep its lead. The streaming service is known for its music discovery features like Discover Weekly and Release Radar, but it’s latest feature, Daily …

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Oculus Adds Achievements to the Gear VR and Oculus Rift

There’s perhaps no greater a testament to your video game accomplishments than the “achievement,” or the digital adornments that pervade gaming platforms large and small. And that’s likely why the Facebook-owned Oculus, makers of the eponymous Oculus Rift virtual reality headset for PC, felt compelled to adopt the concept in their own way. On Wednesday, the …

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Google Slides Adds Presentation Controls on Android Wear

The coolest apps for smartwatches are the ones that make you feel like an all-powerful digital wizard. Unified Remote for Android Wear is one such app — it lets you command the various elements of your home entertainment system, like your TV and audio receiver, through controls on your wrist. Google Camera and Viper SmartStart …

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Google Maps Adds Lyft and Gett Ridesharing Integration

If you fall into the all-too-common category of phone users who traipse around glued to Google Maps, then you’re probably familiar with the app’s ridesharing integration. Basically, when you’re figuring out a way to get from point A to point B, a tab in Google Maps provides an ETA and estimated fare …

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Google Maps Adds Lyft and Gett Ridesharing Integration

If you fall into the all-too-common category of phone users who traipse around glued to Google Maps, then you’re probably familiar with the app’s ridesharing integration. Basically, when you’re figuring out a way to get from point A to point B, a tab in Google Maps provides an ETA and estimated fare …

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