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PSA: Chrome for iOS update crashes on jailbroken devices

PSA: Chrome for iOS update crashes on jailbroken devices

Yesterday, Google released an update to its Chrome web browser for most of the major platforms, including Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android. However, it appears that a lot of users have been experiencing crashing issues with the new update on iOS, including many of our readers, as well as myself. It turns out that the update doesn't quite work well on jailbroken iDevices.

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Google Chrome updated on Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android

Google Chrome updated on Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android

Today is a big day for Google's Chrome web browser. It received an update on four major platforms, including Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android. While Windows and Linux users aren't getting huge updates for their versions of Chrome, both iOS and Android are getting their own new features that they'll definitely enjoy.

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YouTube for iOS updates with “send to TV” feature

YouTube for iOS updates with “send to TV” feature

The YouTube app for iOS updated today with a cool new feature that allows your iOS device to pair with a select number of smart TVs and set-top boxes in order to push videos from your device to the television. YouTube says it's just another way they're working to make it "super easy to watch YouTube on any screen." The update is available now.

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Yelp for iOS updates with improved iPad business page, social features

Yelp for iOS updates with improved iPad business page, social features

Yelp updated its iOS app to even version 6.5, and it comes with a healthy amount of new features that users should enjoy. For starters, the business page on the iPad is streamlined with easier and quicker access to business hours, menu items, and phone numbers. The new update also makes the Yelp's search more social by showing which of your friends are checked in to businesses right from the search results page.

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Amazon optimizes Cloud Player for iPad, warns users of Kindle iOS update

Amazon optimizes Cloud Player for iPad, warns users of Kindle iOS update

Amazon has pushed out a couple of updates to its mobile apps today, one of which is a native, optimized version of Cloud Player on the iPad that comes with a new look and a new setting to adjust cache size. Furthermore, the company pushed out an update for the Kindle iOS app, but due to ebooks being deleted upon updating the app, Amazon is warning users not to update.

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Spotify for iOS updates with overhauled interface

Spotify for iOS updates with overhauled interface

You may remember when Spotify for Android received a big overhaul during the summer last year. This time around, iOS is getting the same treatment. At first glance, it may look like the app didn't see a huge UI improvement, but a few new features were added that make all the difference when it comes to navigating around the music-streaming app.

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Twitter for Windows Phone updates with new look, live tile support

Twitter for Windows Phone updates with new look, live tile support

In the past, Twitter wasn't giving as much love to its Windows Phone app is it was to its Android and iOS offering. However, that changed today. The social media service has updated its Windows Phone app with a new design that "brings the app in line with other Twitter apps," and introduced some new features that make it easier to share and discover content.

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MLB At Bat updates for the 2013 season

MLB At Bat updates for the 2013 season

The MLB season is under way, with spring training beginning for all the teams, and to celebrate the start of the 2013 season, Major League Baseball has updated its At Bat app for the new season with cross-platform subscription support, sortable statistics, footage from classic games, and a lot more in this year's version.

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iOS 6.1.3 update to fix lock screen vulnerability

iOS 6.1.3 update to fix lock screen vulnerability

Apple released iOS 6.1.2 a couple of days ago that fixed the annoying Microsoft Exchange bug plaguing numerous iOS devices. However, it didn't address the recent lock screen exploit that allows nosy eyes to get a peek at your contacts and photos. However, iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 was just seeded to developers, and it looks like this update will fix the vulnerability.

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Netflix for iOS updates with improved UI and zoom controls

Netflix for iOS updates with improved UI and zoom controls

Netflix pushed out a pretty significant update, which brings the streaming app up to an even version 3.0. The update includes an improved player user interface, where you can just tap to display the video titles if you're using the app on the iPad. Netflix also brought the zoom control back, which allows you to watch shows in full screen.

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Firefox 19 releases with built-in PDF viewer

Firefox 19 releases with built-in PDF viewer

The PDF file format is incredibly popular, and it's almost always used when sending documents to someone over the internet. Mozilla recognizes the PDF's ubiquity and has released Firefox 19 today, complete with a built-in PDF viewer. This allows users to skip the browser plug-ins altogether when opening up PDFs in Firefox.

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Apple releases iOS 6.1.2 update to fix Exchange bug

Apple releases iOS 6.1.2 update to fix Exchange bug

As expected from last week, an update for iOS has been released today that fixes that annoying Exchange calendar bug that's been plaguing a lot of users recently. iOS 6.1.2 should be rolling out now to all iOS 6.x devices, and the fix should also improve connectivity, as well as increase battery life.

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