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Secret app hits Android for “anonymous” sharing

Secret app hits Android for “anonymous” sharing

When a user first attempts to download Secret from the Google Play app store, they’re informed of the data they’ll be sharing with the developers of said app. You’ll be sharing your GPS and network-based location, full network access, network connections, and the app will be sharing information with you from the internet. Very standard for an app that’s not based on secrecy.

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Klout Android app released for full self-realization

Klout Android app released for full self-realization

The Klout Android app release has taken full effect today as users of the platform around the world circle in. This app is part of an ecosystem in which Social Media users find themselves ranked according to how well they’re received in the world of social networks. Klout also acts as a center point from whens users are able to share through said social networks.

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CM Apps bring CyanogenMod to the masses

CM Apps bring CyanogenMod to the masses

Even if you’ve never wanted to root or hack your smartphone before, if you’re an Android fan, CyanogenMod should be on your radar. This brand belongs to a group of developers that took the ROM-making environment so seriously that they formed their own company around creating a 3rd-party Android system. This user interface is now spawning a "CM Apps" collection as well.

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Flappy Bird re-release set for August

Flappy Bird re-release set for August

For those of you not addicted to the replacement apps that arrived after the destruction of the original Flappy Bird, there’s good news. The original creator of Flappy Bird has suggested that he’ll be bringing the original Flappy Bird back to the app store for iOS and Android - just as soon as he can adjust a few key details.

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Facebook rolling out new card-based activity updates

Facebook rolling out new card-based activity updates

Facebook is rolling out a new way to push contextual content based on your check-ins, which is coming via an OTA update. Now when you check in to a location, cards will show up telling you who else may have been there, relying on your Facebook connections for the data. It also works for status updates, which could keep users glued to the service more than they currently are.

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Google Maps updates: Uber, departure time, Stars

Google Maps updates: Uber, departure time, Stars

If you’re working with Google Maps for driving - or for being driven - this week’s update is going to change the way you do so. An update has been released - and will continue to release in increments over the next week - which allows Uber interaction for Google Maps users. This speaks volumes about how connected to Google Uber really is.

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