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RunKeeper for iPhone updates with redesign and live activity tracking

RunKeeper for iPhone updates with redesign and live activity tracking

The ever popular health and fitness tracking iPhone app RunKeeper has been updated to version 3.0 today. The update includes an all-new design that aims to make the user interface cleaner and simpler to use, it also comes with new features that make it easy to share your progress with friends and family.

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IMDb for iPad updates with new UI and personalization features

IMDb for iPad updates with new UI and personalization features

The Internet Movie Database is the go-to source for all things movies and TV shows, and the service just updated its iPad app to version 3.0, which comes with an all-new redesign, improved navigation, and a handful of personalization options. On top of that, IMDb has announced that their mobile apps across iOS and Android have reached 50 million downloads.

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Google Play Books updates with “Read Aloud” and zoom capabilities

Google Play Books updates with “Read Aloud” and zoom capabilities

The Google Play Books app for Android received its biggest update since September, adding a new self-explanatory "Read Aloud" feature, different zooming options, and new note editing features. The Read Aloud features reads your books out loud to you. The voice is particularly robotic, but it's a free feature that comes with a free app.

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Twitter for BlackBerry updates with Connect and Discover tabs

Twitter for BlackBerry updates with Connect and Discover tabs

Even though BlackBerry 10 is just over a month away, Twitter is updating its BlackBerry app for users with soon-to-be older devices. The update includes the new "Connect" and "Discover" tabs, as well as some improvements on the navigation side of things. The Connect view displays mentions, retweets, favorites, and follows in one stream.

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Tumblr updates Android app with tablet support

Tumblr updates Android app with tablet support

The popular blogging service, Tumblr, has issued an update for its Android app, and this time it comes with support for Android tablets along with a blown-up user interface to take advantage of the larger screen. There are now new layout elements, including a mosaic-style tags page and a few other changes to make the app more friendly on larger devices.

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Nokia promises update for Lumia 920 this month

Nokia promises update for Lumia 920 this month

One of Nokia's biggest selling points for it's flagship Lumia 920 smartphone is the PureView camera resting on the back of the device. It's the first handset to feature optical image stabilization, enabling stable video recording and great low-light capabilities, and Nokia has said that an update for the camera, as well other software aspects of the phone, is set to release sometime this month.

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Dropbox for iOS updates with complete redesign

Dropbox for iOS updates with complete redesign

Dropbox just released a huge update for its iOS app, and it comes with a complete redesign of the user interface, as well as the addition of a new Photos tab that comes with a timeline view of all your automatically uploaded photos and videos. They've also streamlined the way that you can upload files to your Dropbox from your iOS devices.

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Google+ for Android updates with full-size image uploads, improved Hangouts, and more

Google+ for Android updates with full-size image uploads, improved Hangouts, and more

A ton of new features have arrived on the Google+ app for Android. To celebrate "Season for Shipping", Google decided to roll out several new and useful features for their social network service, especially for Android users. Google says a total of 24 new "treats" have come to Google+ in this update, which should be beneficial for a lot of users this holiday season.

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Motorola ATRIX HD Jelly Bean update available now

Motorola ATRIX HD Jelly Bean update available now

We learned back in October what devices Motorola was and wasn't going to support with an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. The ATRIX HD was one of the handsets that was promised such an update, and now AT&T has announced that it's finally coming to ATRIX HD owners and should be rolling out now.

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Facebook updates iPhone app with rebuilt Timeline, promises faster speeds

Facebook updates iPhone app with rebuilt Timeline, promises faster speeds

Hot on the heels of a big performance update for the Facebook Android app yesterday, the social network has also released an update of their iPhone app today. The update brings a rebuilt timeline and a faster-loading news feed. The app is technically only an incremental update, but the speed improvement makes it feel like a brand-new app.

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YouTube rolling out new layout starting tonight

YouTube rolling out new layout starting tonight

Starting tonight, YouTube will begin rolling out a new and updated web interface. They say the new design will be "cleaner and simpler" and will also include an improvement to the Guide, which is a feature that makes it easier to subscribe to the channels. This time around, the Guide will be available across all devices.

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Google Now updates with new travel features, expanded voice search

Google Now updates with new travel features, expanded voice search

Google Now, Google's own predictive search assistant, is already pretty great, but the company just made it even better, especially for frequent travelers. Google has added a feature that automatically tells you what the weather will be like at your destination, so you’ll know what type of clothes to pack before leaving for the airport or pulling out of the driveway for a road trip.

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