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Facebook now auto-enhances photos posted from iPhones

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Facebook is taking a page out of Google+‘s playbook, and is now automatically editing photos posted to the social network from mobile devices.

Smartphones and apps have made photographers out of everyone; the problem is that many of us still don’t have pro-level photo-editing skills. Now, when a Facebook user posts an image using the iOS app, it is automatically “enhanced” for clarity, lighting and shadow. What’s more, they won’t have to decide between individual filters, like on Instagram….

Facebook Starts Auto-Enhancing Photos Because Algorithms Are Better At Filters Than You

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Facebook Starts Auto-Enhancing Photos Because Algorithms Are Better At Filters Than You

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5 can’t-miss apps: ‘Minecraft,’ Humin, FitStar Yoga and more

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With the shocking Sony hack revelations still coming to light, you may have overlooked some of this week’s best new apps.

Luckily, each weekend, we round up our favorite new and updated apps, so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes Minecraft for Windows Phone, Humin’s Android debut, an app to simplify tweet storms and Google’s redesigned iOS app.

Check out the gallery, above, to see see all the apps that made our list. If you’re looking…

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5 can’t-miss apps: ‘Minecraft,’ Humin, FitStar Yoga and more

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With the shocking Sony hack revelations still coming to light, you may have overlooked some of this week’s best new apps.

Luckily, each weekend, we round up our favorite new and updated apps, so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes Minecraft for Windows Phone, Humin’s Android debut, an app to simplify tweet storms and Google’s redesigned iOS app.

Check out the gallery, above, to see see all the apps that made our list. If you’re looking…


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Data backs up what we already know: British stoners like nachos and ‘Spaced’

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LONDON — It seems regular cannabis users in the UK are living up their “munchies” stereotype.

Nachos, chips and cheeseburgers are revealed as some of their favourite foods in new research, released Friday by polling company YouGov

The research displays some of the key characteristics of Britain’s regular cannabis smokers, giving us an insight into who they are, what their interests are and what they do for fun

5 smartphone innovations coming in 2015

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Think that brand-new smartphone in your pocket is pretty cool? In just a few short months it’ll be officially obsolete. In early 2015, the first phones with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 chip will arrive on store shelves, and they’re going to power all kinds of new experiences in the next generation of mobile devices.

Qualcomm Snapdragon processors power virtually all of today’s top-tier phones that aren’t iPhones. Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry — if it’s a flagship device (or close),…

Happy ‘Bird Day’ to Angry Birds as it turns 5

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Mobile sensation Angry Birds, which launched on Apple’s App Store on Dec. 11, 2009, turns 5 years old on Thursday after flapping its way onto more than a billion devices since launch.

The mobile game has come to almost every platform imaginable since, from other mobile devices and tablets, browser, gaming consoles and set-top boxes. While Rovio hasn’t released new download figures for the bird-flinging franchise, which now includes over 10 titles, it said birds have been flung over 600…

Happy ‘Bird Day’ to Angry Birds as it turns 5

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Mobile sensation Angry Birds, which launched on Apple’s App Store on Dec. 11, 2009, turns 5 years old on Thursday after flapping its way onto more than a billion devices since launch.

The mobile game has come to almost every platform imaginable since, from other mobile devices and tablets, browser, gaming consoles and set-top boxes. While Rovio hasn’t released new download figures for the bird-flinging franchise, which now includes over 10 titles, it said birds have been flung over 600…

Nokia Here maps find their way to Google Play

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One of Nokia‘s strengths, before the major part of the company got acquired by Microsoft, was the fact that its devices came with a solid maps and navigation app called Here.

Now, on Wednesday, Nokia launched Here for Android devices on Google Play. The price? Free

If you’ve been using Google Maps — also a free, and often pre-installed, Android app — for your GPS navigation needs, you might wonder what would be the point of installing…