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Dropbox’s iPhone app has been overhauled for iOS 9

Dropbox’s iPhone app has been overhauled for iOS 9

Dropbox has announced an update for its iOS app, one that is spurred by the advent of iOS 9 and the upcoming arrival of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The new app brings a myriad of improvements over the last version, including a simplification that makes the overall use process more pleasant. One example is a new downward-facing arrow next to folders and files that, when tapped, pulls up an action menu.

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Todoist updates desktop and web apps, plugin with new look

Todoist updates desktop and web apps, plugin with new look

Todoist it has revealed a major update today, and among the changes (of which there are many) is a complete rehash of the company’s desktop and web apps, and its plug-in. The new interface is, says Todoist, cleaner and brighter, and with more spacious arrangements thanks to list rows. A total of 10 customizable themes are available (for the top navigation menu, anyway), the icons have been refreshed, and the design has been given a focus on responsiveness (meaning it’ll play well with different window sizes).

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iOS 9 download error? Try iTunes (no, really)

iOS 9 download error? Try iTunes (no, really)

This morning iOS 9 was released by Apple to the public for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Along with this release came a bit of an error for users attempting to download remotely. Tapping the Update button on one's own iPhone results in a failed download for some users. As it were, the iTunes-based update from a user's connected Mac or PC seems to be the trick - no errors yet reported.

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WatchOS 2 delayed: No new Apple Watch software today

WatchOS 2 delayed: No new Apple Watch software today

Early today Apple made note that they will not be releasing WatchOS 2 as planned for this early afternoon for the Apple Watch. This software will be delayed until a later date, until a time at which Apple can clear up whatever bug they've found in the early morning hours of September 16th, 2015. We can expect the release of iOS 9 to go on as planned later this morning. NOTE: This does not mean that the software you have already on your Apple Watch is anything less than good, just that the next update will be delayed.

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Skype Mojis add Muppets and more to your conversations

Skype Mojis add Muppets and more to your conversations

Digital conversations utilize emoji in a variety of ways, and as such we have a wide array to choose from. Some, such as the ones found in Messenger, are based on existing characters, and now Microsoft is getting into that game by adding Muppets “Mojis” to Skype. The additions aren't limited to the Muppets, however -- there's King Kong, it seems, and other moments from TV shows and movies that may be best suited to express a sentiment.

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Get your iPhone ready for the iOS 9 update Wednesday: here’s how

Get your iPhone ready for the iOS 9 update Wednesday: here’s how

This Wednesday iOS 9 will be released - that's the newest version of the software operating system for your Apple mobile device. This software is made for your iPad, your iPhone, and your iPod Touch. If your device can run iOS 8 naturally, it'll be able to run iOS 9. This goes back to the iPod Touch 5th generation, iPad Air (1), iPad 2, and iPad mini. The oldest iPhone that can run iOS 9 will be the iPhone 4s.

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Pebble rolls out Pebble Time firmware, app updates

Pebble rolls out Pebble Time firmware, app updates

Apple just revealed some new incoming treats for the Apple Watch, so today might not be the best time to put out smartwatch-related news. That, however, isn't daunting Pebble, who has announced some big new features for the smartwatch itself as well as for its Android and iOS apps. Version 3.4 of the firmware not only brings full support to three new language but also add some quiet time and a power-saving feature. The Android app, meanwhile gets a fresh new look that happens to be also easier to use.

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Tinder adds a ‘Super Like’ swipe

Tinder adds a ‘Super Like’ swipe

Tinder is full of people you have no interest in, and to a lesser degree, of people you like. Sometimes, though, if you swipe enough and the stars align, you'll happen across someone who seems too good to be true. You must meet this person. You need to convey your undying curiosity and potential interest! How so? With a swipe, like usual, only in a different way. Introducing the "Super Like" swipe.

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Jawbone ‘reimagines’ UP2, UP3 with stylish new designs

Jawbone ‘reimagines’ UP2, UP3 with stylish new designs

Jawbone is updating the design flavors of its UP2 and UP3 fitness wearables, giving both models new attractive, less in-your-face designs that touch the edge of fashion while maintaining a hint of technological savviness. The new designs include new colors options and new patterns that are designed in sync with the colors. The company is also updating its mobile app, and pushing out new firmware to its trio of UP trackers that include heart rate monitoring.

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Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch finally available

Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch finally available

Batman: Arkham Knight was released a mess and now, finally, is getting a PC patch that will maybe (hopefully) squash all those bugs. The patch was recently up for beta testing, and on Thursday it was announced on Steam that those who’d already grabbed the Arkham Knight for PC game could now get the patch. If you didn’t get the game when it was released (its sales were pulled a short while later), you’ll still need to wait. When the PC game will be going back up for sale is not clear.

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Withings Aura alarm clock gets Spotify Connect support

Withings Aura alarm clock gets Spotify Connect support

Withings has announced a partnership with Spotify under which it will provide Aura Clock owners with musical playlists. This makes Aura the first connected alarm clock to sport Spotify Connect, says Withings; with such support, users are able to access in excess of 30 million songs to set up music playlists for when it is time to get up and time to go to sleep. If you don’t have time to pick through songs to find the perfect playlist, though, Withings has you covered.

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Skype mobile apps updated with redesign, more features

Skype mobile apps updated with redesign, more features

Skype has introduced version 6.0 for both Android and iOS, and both updates are big — the apps have been overhauled, with the starting point of that overhaul being redesigns. Skype says the newest version is both more intuitive and more natural than the last version, and building upon that are new features that expand its usefulness for mobile users. Skype 6.0 for iOS is available now; the Android update is rolling out, so you may have to wait a little longer.

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