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Nick Summers / The Next Web:
Duolingo launches Test Center, a $20 alternative to standardized language exams   —  Duolingo today launched Test Center, its own English language certification exam that can be taken on the Web or an Android device.  —  The fresh alternative to standardized language tests was first announced …
Jul 24, 2014, 9:40 AMIn context
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
Google Maps challenges Foursquare with new Explore feature on Android and iOS   —  Google announced today the addition of an Explore Nearby button for Google Maps on iOS and Android.  The featuring is rolling out “starting this week.”  —  The new feature expands the Google Maps as more than just your go-to app for directions.
Jul 24, 2014, 12:15 AMIn context
Jon Russell / The Next Web:
Messaging app Line gets serious about privacy with Telegram-inspired ‘hidden chat’ feature   —  Line is finally getting serious about security after it added encrypted chat options to its messaging service today with an update that is reminiscent of rival app Telegram.
Jul 23, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
For Its First Google Glass Effort, EBay Adapts Its RedLaser Product Finder App   —  Back in March 2013, eBay said it would start to work on applications for Google Glass — the idea being that the Android-powered, head-mounted computer could help consumers shop for things online and in the real world …
Jul 23, 2014, 9:35 AMIn context
Brian R. Fitzgerald / Wall Street Journal:
Data Point: It Looks Like 30 Is the Ceiling for How Many Apps People Use   —  Younger people spend more time on apps and use more of them each month, though there seems to be a ceiling to how many people ultimately will use.  —  People in the U.S. aged 18-24 spend on average about 37 hours …
Jul 23, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nick Summers / The Next Web:
Facebook now lets app developers target their ads to specific smartphone and tablet models   —  Facebook is giving advertisers and developers the ability to target ads at specific smartphones and tablets.  The new parameters will allow them to specify not only a specific mobile OS …
Jul 23, 2014, 1:00 AMIn context
Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
Google Play App Updated to 4.9.13 With Material Design App Pages   —  Google has begun the rollout of an update to the Google Play application on Android.  At first glance the update doesn't seem to have any big changes.  The sliding menu is the same, and the Play Store home page is the same as it has been for a while.
Jul 22, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Richard Lai / Engadget:
Xiaomi's latest phone gets a steel frame, IR blaster and top specs for just $320   —  Having sold 26.11 million phones in the first half of this year, the beast from the East that is Xiaomi is back again with a new flagship Android phone: the MI4.  For the first time ever …
Jul 22, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Nvidia's Shield Tablet And Shield Controller Look To Offer No-Compromise Mobile Gaming   —  The Nvidia Shield was a first attempt by graphics chip- and card-maker Nvidia, but it gave the company a taste for building gadgets that wouldn't go away, so now they're back with the Shield Tablet …
Jul 22, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Brandon Chester / AnandTech:
Samsung Begins Tizen Rollout for Original Galaxy Gear in the US   —  Samsung's original Galaxy Gear was one of the first in an initial wave of Android smartwatches.  It ran Android at a time where a smartwatch was not a form factor that Google had anticipated for their operating system.
Jul 21, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context

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