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Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic

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Google Inbox Hands On: An App With an Identity Crisis

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Google announced a brand new app for Gmail Wednesday morning, called Inbox. No, you’re not imagining things; there is a Gmail app already. No, Inbox doesn’t replace it; it’s just another option for how to view your Gmail on your smartphone.

So what problem — and there are, of course, many problems with email — does Inbox solve? Google answered that, albeit not very successfully, with one of those product launch videos that is practically a parody of itself. We see people skateboarding,…

Vine’s Stars Are The Best Part, And Now You Can Follow Whole Channels Of Them

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Snapchat Freaks Out Users With First Ad for ‘Ouija’

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Snapchat ads have officially arrived

The photo sharing app’s first advertisement was a 20-second trailer for the upcoming horror movie from Universal Pictures, Ouija.

As previously outlined by the company, the ad appeared in the app’s “Recent Updates” section and users can choose whether or not they want to view the ad.

Snapchat’s first ad is a 20 second movie trailer for “Ouija” http://t.co/zlgP2ysBYE

— Tim Peterson (@petersontee) October 18,…

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iPad Photographers, Flickr Has Finally Come to iPad

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If Apple’s new photo-friendly tablets aren’t satisfying enough, iPad photographers just got another tool to up their game.

Photo-sharing platform Flickr rolled out an update Saturday, adding a long overdue iPad application that is iOS 8 and iPad Air 2 ready.

The latest version of Flickr has been optimized for iOS 8 and Apple’s Retina displays. The app can display photos in high resolution — up to 3 million pixels per image, according to…

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

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Apple released OS X Yosemite to the masses on Thursday as a free upgrade, so plenty of users are likely already busy preparing to install the new operating system.

As with OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Mavericks, Apple makes it easy for users to install the upgrade by downloading Yosemite from the App Store and running the installer.

For most users, this is the best way to upgrade because it keeps your data and existing…


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Whisper Vows It Doesn’t Track Users, Says ‘Guardian’ Report Is All Lies

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Whisper, the anonymous secret-sharing app that bills itself as the “safest place on the Internet,” is reportedly tracking its users’ locations, according to an investigation published in The Guardian on Thursday.

The report claims that Whisper tracks users even when the app’s geolocation features are turned off with a tool that plots users on a map, achieving an accuracy of about 1,600 feet — while Whisper says that users must opt for that information to be collected.

See also: Ghost in the…

Twitter Now Lets You Listen to Audio in App While Browsing Your Timeline

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Twitter users can now listen to songs, podcasts and other audio content in their timelines within the Twitter app, while continuing to scroll through other tweets.

Twitter rolled out a new version of its Audio Cards on Thursday with SoundCloud and Apple as launch partners, showcasing the new experience with music tweets from the Foo Fighters, David Guetta and Chance the Rapper.

The update for Twitter’s iOS and Android apps…

Twitter Now Lets You Listen to Audio in App While Browsing Your Timeline

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Twitter users can now listen to songs, podcasts and other audio content in their timelines within the Twitter app, while continuing to scroll through other tweets.

Twitter rolled out a new version of its Audio Cards on Thursday with SoundCloud and Apple as launch partners, showcasing the new experience with music tweets from the Foo Fighters, David Guetta and Chance the Rapper.

The update for Twitter’s iOS and Android apps…

8 of the Most First-World Startups on the Planet

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Startup culture really embraces its first world problems.

There are all kinds of specialized apps and startups that already service your each and every whim. Now, an influx of apps caters to the 1%.

One company is Uber for private jets (seriously); another matches up exclusively wealthy people. Basically, these tools exist to make the lives of the rich even easier.

So what’s with the rise of startups aimed at wealthy people? For one, there’s always someone looking for an easy way to cash in….