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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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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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