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Skype for iOS updates with automatic call recovery, IM improvements

Skype for iOS updates with automatic call recovery, IM improvements

Today Skype released an update for the iPhone and iPad, both of which are getting some exclusive new features. Both devices now have automatic call recovery, meaning that dropped calls will result in an automatic redialing right away. There's also a fix to IM conversations, that make them appear in the correct order this time around, and finally a new opt-in/out selector when registering in the app.

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RunKeeper for Android updates with all-new design

RunKeeper for Android updates with all-new design

Just before the turn of the new year, fitness app RunKeeper updated its iOS app with a complete redesign and new sharing features. This time around, the company is giving some lovin' to Android users just in time for Valentine's Day. The company has released an update for its Android app, which includes an all-new design, as well as some new features.

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Vine implements 17+ age rating and reporting system

Vine implements 17+ age rating and reporting system

When Twitter released its Vine app a couple of weeks ago, needless to say we were intrigued by the concept. However, the app quickly became plagued with a porn problem that got a majority of people all up in a tizz. However, Twitter has released an update for the app today that implements a 17+ age rating, as well as a reporting system for reporting inappropriate content.

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Tweetbot for iOS updates with Chrome, Vine, and Flickr support

Tweetbot for iOS updates with Chrome, Vine, and Flickr support

One of the best Twitter clients on iOS received a big update today. Tweetbot now adds support for a number of services, including Vine, Flickr, 1Password, and Google's Chrome web browser. Links will now be able to open in Chrome instead of Safari, and images from Flickr and Vine will open up a preview under the tweet in the app.

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Angry Birds Star Wars adds 20 levels in Escape from Hoth update [hands-on]

Angry Birds Star Wars adds 20 levels in Escape from Hoth update [hands-on]

Less than a couple days after Rovio teased a new update for Angry Birds Star Wars, the company has released the Escape from Hoth update, which adds 20 new levels to the game, as well as new types of enemies. Plus, there's new bonus levels that introduce more boss fights. It's a free update, so if you already have the game, it's certainly worth checking out.

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Dropbox Documents Preview announced, makes it easier to browse photos and docs

Dropbox Documents Preview announced, makes it easier to browse photos and docs

Today, Dropbox announced quite a few new features for its web interface during an event at the company's headquarters in San Francisco. One of the new features is called Documents Preview, which will help users browse files quickly and select the ones they need. The company also showed off a new photos tab that makes it easier to view and share photos that users have uploaded.

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Rovio teases “Escape from Hoth” update for Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio teases “Escape from Hoth” update for Angry Birds Star Wars

Rovio's latest Angry Birds installment, Angry Birds Star Wars, is still in the top 5 in the iTunes App Store after being released a few months ago, and in typical Rovio fashion, it seems the developer will be releasing an update to the game that will include some new features and new levels that players can conquer.

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XBMC 12 Frodo now available with Android and Raspberry Pi support

XBMC 12 Frodo now available with Android and Raspberry Pi support

XBMC launched version 12.0 Frodo today, bringing a ton of new features and opening up support to more platforms this time around. The open-source media center software was previously in beta for quite some time, but now it's available to all, and it comes with a ton of new features that makes version 12 one of XBMC's biggest updates.

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Apple TV update brings Bluetooth keyboard and “Up Next”

Apple TV update brings Bluetooth keyboard and “Up Next”

Apple released iOS 6.1 today for iOS devices, bringing with it some improvements to Siri and enhancements to iTunes Match. However, the company also quietly outed an update for Apple TV, which introduces Bluetooth keyboard support, a new feature called "Up Next," and improvements to iTunes Match as well.

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Tasker for Android updates with completely new UI

Tasker for Android updates with completely new UI

The popular automation utility for Android, Tasker, essentially turns your smartphone into a superphone of sorts. It can do any number of things (except make your bed for you), and it's arguably one of the best utility apps that you can get on Android. Even better, though, is that the app updated today with a new, cleaner look.

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eBay iOS app updates with improved search and easier selling

eBay iOS app updates with improved search and easier selling

eBay's mobile app has been getting better and better with each update, and the company released a new update recently that comes with some significant improvements, namely better search capabilities, new features that make selling items easier, and an improved checkout process that makes buying items on the auction site easier as well.

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Foursquare adds “Like” feature to check-ins for users outside of friend zone

Foursquare adds “Like” feature to check-ins for users outside of friend zone

Foursquare rolled out a minor new feature today that lets your Facebook or Twitter friends "like" your Foursquare check-ins even if they're not connected as your friend on Foursquare. For now on, when you share your Foursquare check-ins with friends on Twitter or Facebook who are also on Foursquare, they'll be able to like it, regardless of friend status on Foursquare.

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