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When you buy a Samsung smartphone, you quickly discover that most of its internal storage is taken up by the TouchWiz operating system. That’s because it’s jam-packed with pre-installed apps and features that Samsung believes we all want — but how many of those apps actually get used?

Not many of them. According to data from Strategy Analytics, the average Galaxy smartphone user spends little time with Samsung’s own offerings, with the company’s most popular app getting just 3.9 minutes of use per month.

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Flickr for Android is now even more beautiful thanks to a major new update that’s rolling out via Google Play today. In addition to its new design, the app has been completely rebuilt to make taking, editing, and uploading your photos even easier.

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Twitter advertisements promoting apps and games will now offer direct download links that make it easier and faster for users to obtain the titles that catch their eye.

Twitter teased the new feature several weeks ago and officially announced it today, but it has already been testing it with select companies, including Spotify, Deezer, and HotelTonight — so you may have already seen the new ads in your timeline.

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Facebook Messenger for Android received a number of new features today, including the ability to pin conversation shortcuts to your home screen. The release also brings free calls, allows you to create groups for the people you message most, and adds message forwarding.

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Whether virtual-reality technology really takes off in a big way remains to be seen. But with Facebook having just dropped $2 billion acquiring Oculus Rift, a whole lot of people — some of them with very large checkbooks — are confident it will.

Both Apple and Google have have shown interest in virtual reality, but what exactly does it have the potential to change in our lives?

Here are seven answers:

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