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Instagram testing private sharing with favorite friends

Instagram testing private sharing with favorite friends

Instagram may be crushing Snapchat when it comes to number of users, but the photo and video social network still suffers from Facebook's biggest frustration: the algorithmic timeline. It's this "feature" that makes it incredibly difficult for users to keep track of and see all the posts from their closest friends. To remedy this, Instagram is testing a new option that gives users more control through private sharing with specific individuals.

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Facebook announces a new video creation app

Facebook announces a new video creation app

It's been clear for some time now that Facebook is betting heavily on video; everything from live streaming to hosting coverage of news and sporting events. But in an effort to really compete with YouTube, the social media behemoth is attempting to lure original video creators with the announcement of a new mobile app that focuses on, well, video creation.

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Pokemon GO Raids Update: Requirements for Weekend WAR!

Pokemon GO Raids Update: Requirements for Weekend WAR!

Pokemon GO Raids were released today in a Beta for some users in the game, while others had to sit it out - that's about the change. About halfway through the day, Niantic changed the requirements for each and every Pokemon GO Raid in the game, starting with a higher level and moving down to one slightly lower. This news seems to be changing how the game is played - and tested to be played - as the day goes on. If this continues, we could see a full release before Monday!

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Pokemon GO Update: Raid level news, Gyms Upgrade

Pokemon GO Update: Raid level news, Gyms Upgrade

The biggest update to Pokemon GO has released this week, and the push for the Gym Overhaul went live overnight. This means a whole new system for Pokemon Gym locations around the world, for all players - once they have the newest version of the app, of course.. It also means that we're nearly here with the RAID Battle system - which has also gone live for a select few players around the world.

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Evernote on Android gets fingerprint security, but don’t expect to use it for awhile

Evernote on Android gets fingerprint security, but don’t expect to use it for awhile

Evernote has finally given users something they've been wanting for a long time: fingerprint security. The feature enables users to secure their notes behind the biometric data, making it especially hard for snoops and thieves to mess around in documents that aren't any of their business. There is a 'catch,' though, in that the feature has arrived in the beta version of the Android app. If you're using the regular (read: non-beta app), you won't be able to see or use it.

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Nova Launcher brings Google Now to older Androids [APK Download]

Nova Launcher brings Google Now to older Androids [APK Download]

The latest version of Nova Launcher for Android devices bring futuristic elements of Google's main operating system to older smartphones. While not too long ago we had an encounter with the early release version of this app, the latest version enacts additional feature upgrades. This version no longer requires that the user be on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but the Android Lollipop OS that came before it.

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Pokemon GO Raid Update list : New items you’ll need

Pokemon GO Raid Update list : New items you’ll need

News of the Pokemon GO RAID Battle update requirements has reached the public - and the public has some questions! What we've learned over the past few hours is that while most everyone will be able to join in on this Pokemon GO update, not all players will be able to take part in every single RAID Battle. The most high-level of these battles might not even be available to people who only joined the game in the past several months.

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Pokemon GO Gym Update leads to Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO Gym Update leads to Legendary Raids

The key to Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO has been shared by one of its main developers. Niantic's software engineering director Ed Wu spoke to the point today in an interview, suggesting that he wouldn't be able to give all the details, but... There is something to be said about which players will gain access to Legendary Pokemon and which wouldn't. Legendary Pokemon won't be accessible to everyone.

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3 Intelligent Live Wallpapers for Android [to Download]

3 Intelligent Live Wallpapers for Android [to Download]

This morning we're having a look at three of the best live wallpapers to trend over the past several days. These wallpapers work on Android devices and are all free to download and free to use. Users will find these live wallpapers to be especially interactive and/or deep-minded because they've all participated in the program called "Android Experiments" with android apps aplenty.

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Android Market support will end soon on Android 2.1 and older

Android Market support will end soon on Android 2.1 and older

If you're one of the few people still clinging to an ancient Android device, it is officially time to upgrade. Google has announced that it is going to drop support for the Android Market on Android version 2.1 and older, finally bringing an end to the app store you probably haven't thought about in years. The end of support will take place on June 30, giving you a tad over a week to find something new.

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Project Fi group repay splits your bill to save arguments

Project Fi group repay splits your bill to save arguments

This week the folks at Google have split the bill up for users of Google Fi. Because so many Project Fi users split their costs between multiple users on the same plan, Google is embracing the reality of the situation. Instead of pushing for additional costs, as some similar companies have done in the past, Google is making it easier to do the split - they do it from their side of the equation.

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Pokemon GO Gyms Under Construction : why this update is giant!

Pokemon GO Gyms Under Construction : why this update is giant!

This week news is that Pokemon GO Gyms are under construction, and we've got all the details what this means. This is all part of the 1st birthday of Pokemon GO - technically happening at the start of July, but who's counting - and a Gym Overhaul. This update will change the way Pokemon trainers play the game Pokemon GO wholly and utterly. This is the biggest Pokemon GO Update since the beginning.

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