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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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Apple updates iWork suite for mobile/desktop compatibility

Apple updates iWork suite for mobile/desktop compatibility

If you're all about keeping your applications up to date, especially if you've got a giant presentation at a board meeting at the end of the week and use Apple's suite of iWork tools, you'll want to pay attention to this wave of upgrades. It's time first of all for iWork to be updated to version 9.3, this allowing iWork for Mac to support iWork for iOS 1.7 apps. In addition to this, you've got Keynote, Numbers, and Pages to update this afternoon as well.

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Kindle app for iOS updated with X-Ray

Kindle app for iOS updated with X-Ray

Users of Amazon's Kindle app for iOS will be pleased to hear that the company has updated the app to include one of the Kindle's latest new features called X-Ray. The feature enables users to explore the "bones of the book." Users can view more info about a book, such as ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, and places.

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Skype for iOS updates with Microsoft account login, animated emoticons

Skype for iOS updates with Microsoft account login, animated emoticons

After updating their Android app with Microsoft account login abilities, Skype is doing the same for its iOS app today. The company has issued an update for the app that follows along with their plans to merge Windows Live Messenger with Skype. Along with the Microsoft account login, the app adds animated emoticons and a few other welcomed additions that users will find useful.

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