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Google Search app scores tip calculator

Google Search app scores tip calculator

Calculating out a tip can be achieved using an app or by breaking out your handset's calculator, but neither is quite as simple as asking your phone how much the tip on your bill should be and having the answer appear. Such is perhaps the inspiration behind the latest Google Search app update, which adds an automatic tip calculator into the mix.

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Grand Theft Auto Online update fixes progress loss issue for PlayStation 3

Grand Theft Auto Online update fixes progress loss issue for PlayStation 3

Following the latest Grand Theft Auto Online update that Rockstar Games pushed out, another has followed, again for the PlayStation 3 with a promise that Xbox 360 owners will get it by tomorrow. This latest update fixes the problem gamers have had with progress loss, and brings with it some "technical fixes, tweaks and enhancements." Only part of the progress loss issue persists, and will be fixed in another update.

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Skype for Android updated to version 4.4, brings redesigned tablet user interface

Skype for Android updated to version 4.4, brings redesigned tablet user interface

Following the version 4.0 update that rolled out early in July, Skype has rolled out another big update for its Android app, bringing it to version 4.4. With the latest update, Skype for Android brings a redesigned user interface for tablet users, something Skype says is also available for those using its client on the Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle Fire HDX.

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Yahoo Mail update brings redesign, Mail Plus features, and 1TB storage boost

Yahoo Mail update brings redesign, Mail Plus features, and 1TB storage boost

Yahoo has begun pushing out a redesign for Mail, bringing with it a variety of themes that users will be prompted to choose from upon first logging on after the update arrives. With the design changes come a new compose box, as well, and a storage boost, giving users 1TB of storage. Mail Plus features are now available to free users, but those who want an ad-free experience may not be happy with the change.

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Skype improvements bring better battery life, synchronized chats

Skype improvements bring better battery life, synchronized chats

Skype has detailed some upcoming changes it is working on, all of which aim to improve the overall experience for its users. Said the company, the change in how the average consumer utilizes the service -- with mobile devices, often smartphones and tablets -- has prodded it towards beefing up its P2P connectivity technology, using the cloud to help serve as a buffer of sorts between the device and clients. With this comes new features, some of which are already available, and more that are in the works.

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Android 4.3.1 update hits Nexus 7 LTE tablet

Android 4.3.1 update hits Nexus 7 LTE tablet

Android tablet fans have gravitated towards Google's line of Nexus tablet devices for good reason. The tablets are typically priced reasonably, have nice hardware, and you can always count on them being among some of the first devices to get new Android updates. Google has tossed a new version of Android out for Nexus 7 LTE users without bothering with any fanfare.

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