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Evernote Descriptive Search claims better note hunting with fuzzy logic

Evernote Descriptive Search claims better note hunting with fuzzy logic

Evernote has updated its search functionality, adding fuzzy logic to how notes are discovered so that users can hunt down their content using conversational phrases. Evernote Descriptive Search, initially only available on the Mac desktop client, adds to the existing keyword search by allowing users to describe their required outcome - whether that be "images from California since 2013" or "audio notes from a phone" - rather than remember specifics.

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Facebook Paper review: Zuckerberg finally “gets” mobile

Facebook Paper review: Zuckerberg finally “gets” mobile

Facebook and mobile haven't had an easy run of it. Facebook Home, an attempt to capitalize on mobile with a near-walled-garden met with derision and faded with barely a whimper; so far, the only real success stories Facebook has had on smartphones have been the results of acquisitions, not its own development. Paper, new for 2014, aims to change all that, an iPhone-exclusive news reader that promises the best shared content from your friends as well as trusted third-party sources. It's a handsome app, that's clear, but does it do enough to usurp Flipboard, Pulse, and others from the homescreen?

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Paper Stories from Facebook app launches for iOS

Paper Stories from Facebook app launches for iOS

The Facebook-made app known as "Paper" has launched this morning after a brief preview last week. This app acts as a sort of alternate portal to the Facebook world, allowing the content made by and for Facebook users to be consumed and created with an interface unique to the mobile environment. At the moment this app is being released for iOS, allowing in iPhone users first and foremost.

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Intel AppUp app store finally put to rest

Intel AppUp app store finally put to rest

After almost four years of existence spent mostly on ignominy, Intel is shuttering its customized AppUp app marketplace that probably very few know about. The official statement is that the company wants to focus its resources on platform innovation, but it's not hard to see some business common sense coming into play as well.

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SwiftKey Note arrives with Evernote in tow

SwiftKey Note arrives with Evernote in tow

Ever the keyboard app-creating developers looking for another road into the iOS world of typing, SwiftKey has revealed an app called SwiftKey Note today, ready for one-shot saving of ideas. This app allows the user to work with SwiftKey's quick-type keyboard with all its various powers alongside full inclusion with Evernote account authorization.

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In-game purchase rules laid out by UK Office of Fair Trade

In-game purchase rules laid out by UK Office of Fair Trade

There are a lot of parents out there that have been surprised to get massive bills for in game purchases on various mobile game apps made by kids. In the UK, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) said about a year ago that it was going to investigate free to play apps and games that target children. The goal of the investigation was to see if children were being unfairly targeted and pressured into buying in-game items.

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