Posts tagged ios

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Snapchat is currently in talks with investors over a round of funding that could value the company at a mind-blowing $10 billion, according to sources for Bloomberg. That’s a little over half the $19 billion Facebook paid for WhatsApp, but double the $5 billion market cap currently held by BlackBerry.

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BlackBerry finally gave in and brought its famous BBM messaging service to Android and iOS last year, but it wanted to remind us that it still had a smartphone platform of its own by giving its apps a nasty BlackBerry 10 style user interface. Upcoming BBM updates will change that, however, with a new makeover that brings a more native user experience.

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A new update rolling out now to the Android-powered Nokia X lineup delivers a new app switcher and pre-installs even more Microsoft services. The release, which is available to download over-the-air, also makes welcome improvements to the Nokia Store.

Selfies

You now have a new place to upload your favorite pictures of your own face, thanks to Selfies, a new image sharing service from the creator of WordPress. It’s almost like Instagram, only photos of your dinner or your lattes or your cat aren’t welcome… unless they’re in front of your face.

1Password-Android

1Password will remain free on Android until Tuesday, August 19, maker AgileBits has confirmed — and a new update will make the popular password manager even easier to setup for new users. Version 4.1 will allow the creation of password “vaults” directly on Android devices, so you’ll no longer need to sync with an existing vault to get started.

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