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iOS 6.1.2 rumored for next week to fix lockscreen and Exchange bugs

iOS 6.1.2 rumored for next week to fix lockscreen and Exchange bugs

The latest iOS update has certainly seen its fair share of bugs and vulnerabilities. First, there were problems with users connecting to and syncing with Microsoft Exchange servers, and now there's the lockscreen exploit that allows people to dig into your contacts and photos. However, it's rumored that an update to fix these issues will come as early as next week.

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Rdio for iOS updates with new design and navigation improvements

Rdio for iOS updates with new design and navigation improvements

Ever since the popularity of Pandora and Spotify have gained some steam, Rdio has been quietly hiding in the corner, but the company is poised to keep going and make its users happy. Rdio's music-streaming app for iOS updated today, which the company says makes the "Rdio experience more social and seamless no matter how you’re listening to music."

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Microsoft addresses 57 security vulnerabilities this Patch Tuesday

Microsoft addresses 57 security vulnerabilities this Patch Tuesday

Today is Patch Tuesday, and Microsoft has released a slew of fixes to security vulnerabilities. A total of 57 security issues were dealt with this time around, all of which were pushed out through 12 different updates, five of which were critical. The updates were applied to a range of Microsoft products, including Windows and Internet Explorer.

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Dropbox focusing more on IT with new admin console

Dropbox focusing more on IT with new admin console

Dropbox has been all about the everyday consumer, but if you're needing a little more power out of your cloud storage, the company has what's called Dropbox for Teams, in which small businesses can share a pool of cloud storage in order to collaborate on projects and such. However, Dropbox has introduced a new admin console that takes things to a whole new level.

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Fitbit for Android updates with Bluetooth 4.0 support and wireless sync

Fitbit for Android updates with Bluetooth 4.0 support and wireless sync

Fitbit, one of the more popular fitness tracking platforms, has updated its Android app with a couple of new features that users will definitely want to take advantage of. The new app now supports Bluetooth 4.0, for which wireless syncing capabilities are now possible. It's a feature that's still in beta mode, however, and only supports a handful of devices so far, specifically only the Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II.

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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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