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5 Can’t-Miss Apps: ‘Cookie Monster’s Challenge’ and More

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With the launch of Instagram’s newest standalone app and news that the iPhone 6 and long-rumored iWatch’s unveilings are both imminent, you may have overlooked some of the week’s best new apps.

Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated apps, so you won’t miss out.

This week’s list includes the latest app out of the Sesame Street Workshop, an updated NFL mobile app and a new maddeningly difficult…

Emoji-only App Debuts, Nixes Words for Tiny Pictures

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Does the burden of human communication weigh heavily on your thumbs?

Emoji-only messaging app Emojli is here to save you from the tedium of expressing your thoughts with actual words

Emojli, which debuted for iPhone and iPad on the App Store Friday, forces users to construct their conversations and usernames exclusively from emoji

Founders Matt Gray and Tom Scott co-star on a comedic tech show called The Technical Difficulties, so they’re no…

Snapchat Steps On Twitter’s Toes, Lets You Follow Remote Events Live

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How to Succeed in Coding While You’re Still Young

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In our latest Ask a Dev video, our first guest host — iOS developer Michael Sayman — discusses how to get started in coding when you’re young and lack resources

Sayman began making money off his first iOS app when he was just 13 years old. Now, at age 17, he has one of the most popular apps in the App Store, a photo-guessing game called 4 Snaps

Sayman says that you should first look around to get ideas of what you could build, then dive into the…

Watch Venus Williams Play a Game of Tennis in Hyperlapse

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Shots of bridges and ferries are cool and all — but we think the real use case for Instagram’s new Hyperlapse app might just be sports.

At the US Open Wednesday night, I Hyperlapsed a game between Venus Williams and Timea Bacsinszky. With a few taps, a six minute game of tennis became 30 seconds of furious back and forth action. It’s like the ultimate game of Pong, but in real life.

Using Hyperlapse at the US Open got me thinking…

Watch Venus Williams Play a Game of Tennis in Hyperlapse

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Shots of bridges and ferries are cool and all — but we think the real use case for Instagram’s new Hyperlapse app might just be sports.

At the US Open Wednesday night, I Hyperlapsed a game between Venus Williams and Timea Bacsinszky. With a few taps, a six minute game of tennis became 30 seconds of furious back and forth action. It’s like the ultimate game of Pong, but in real life.

Using Hyperlapse at the US Open got me thinking…

Apple Updates Privacy Policy for Health Apps, Report Says

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In yet another sign that the launch of Apple‘s long-rumored iWatch may be imminent, the company has reportedly updated its privacy policy for how health apps handle user data.

Apple recently changed its guidelines for developers who wants to take advantage of its HealthKit framework, according to the Financial Times.

HealthKit, which will debut alongside iOS 8, serves as a hub for health data collected by third-party fitness…

Apple Updates Privacy Policy for Health Apps, Report Says

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In yet another sign that the launch of Apple‘s long-rumored iWatch may be imminent, the company has reportedly updated its privacy policy for how health apps handle user data.

Apple recently changed its guidelines for developers who wants to take advantage of its HealthKit framework, according to the Financial Times.

HealthKit, which will debut alongside iOS 8, serves as a hub for health data collected by third-party fitness…

Mashies Late-Entry Deadline Extended to September 5

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Last year’s Mashies awards program saw the most creative Vine videos and GIFs to the most innovative uses of YouTube channels and branded content series. The bar was set high in 2013, but we are expecting this year’s submissions to exceed expectations.

We are now accepting late-entry submissions until Friday, Sept. 5.

Categories for this year’s awards are expansive, including “Best Branded App,” “Best Interactive Ad Execution,” “Best Social Media Campaign,” among many others. Submissions…

Quora Launches iPad App, Hints at Growth

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Quora, the Q&A website where users answer everything from requests for travel tips to philosophical queries like “Why does war exist,” isn’t the most widely-discussed service these days. It certainly hasn’t gotten the same amount of attention as, say, Biz Stone’s Q&A app Jelly

But Quora is more popular than ever, its CEO insists. The company rolled out its first iPad app Thursday (nearly three years after the launch of its iPhone app); cofounder and CEO Adam D’Angelo wrote in a blog post