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New iPhone case lights up to show your friends' mood

We thought we couldn't know any more about what our friends are doing at any given moment, thanks to the world of social media, but The Feeling Skin has now created a social network based on emotion, complete with a smartphone case that lights up to tell you what mood your friends are in. The…

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Hayley MinnNew iPhone case lights up to show your friends' mood

Moves breaks its promise and changes its privacy policy

11 days after being acquired by Facebook, and assuring users it wouldn't change its privacy policy, our favourite fitness-tracking app, Moves, has done exactly that - changed its privacy policy to allow broader sharing of user data. On Friday, Moves's privacy policy still read that the company did not "disclose an individual user's data to third…

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Aviary becomes the top app for selfies with narcissistic makeover

Aviary has always been one of our favourite photo apps and often features in our "top 10 apps" lists because of its range of filters, editing features and slick interface. Well now Aviary's Photo Editor is jumping on the narcissism bandwagon by introducing a raft of new features designed to perfect your selfie. The team…

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Snapchat adds video chat and instant messaging, but is it necessary?

Snapchat has added video and instant message chat features today, but, for an app whose main selling point is sending short pictures and videos to friends, is it a necessary update? At the moment, Snapchat is used to send funny pictures to friends; usually in-jokes that only they can see, or showing off about something…

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Anonymous mobile 'burn book' Secret launches in the UK

This week Secret is launching its popular anonymous sharing app in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, bringing the secretive, school yard-style gossiping that's made it so notorious in the US to the rest of the globe. You can't see anyone's name in Secret, so you won't be able to tell who's posted that…

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Becca CaddyAnonymous mobile 'burn book' Secret launches in the UK

Ultravisual 2.0 aims to give Instagram a run for its money

Instagram looks like it's got competition in the form of newly improved Ultravisual, another photo and video sharing app for the iPhone. Version 2.0 of the photo app has a Find Your Friend feature, allowing users to locate, invite and collaborate with friends from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as their phone contacts. The…

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Hayley MinnUltravisual 2.0 aims to give Instagram a run for its money

Facebook Messenger gets a video sharing update

You'll have probably noticed that Facebook is rapidly forcing you to download its Messenger app to carry on chatting to your friends, and Mark Zuckerberg is now taking his sneaky plan even further by enticing us with a shiny new update. In its quest to become more and more like Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger now allows…

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Hayley MinnFacebook Messenger gets a video sharing update

QuickCamera launches your camera app with a wrist flick

The Moto X phone allows you to quickly open up the camera with a swift flick of your wrist. Very cool and secret agent-y, right? Well now the QuickCamera app brings this slick feature to any handset running Android 4.0 or above. The app gives you complete control of how sensitive the wrist flick of…

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Moviedo is a to-do list app for all the movies you want to see

There are some productivity apps that look and sound great in theory, but then just a few weeks down the line we've opted back into using our notes app, or even an ACTUAL notebook to record our thoughts, lists and things we must do. Moviedo could be different. Although it's essentially just creating lists of…

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Google Camera app for Android KitKat has a cool Lens Blur feature

Google's new camera app for Android devices running on the Kit Kat operating system, which is unsurprisingly called Google Camera, is available today. According to a post on Google's Research Blog, the best thing about the new app is its cool new Lens Blur feature. The Lens Blur mode will allow users to take a…

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Becca CaddyGoogle Camera app for Android KitKat has a cool Lens Blur feature

Top 10 apps for the perfect selfie: Facetune, More Beaute, CameraBag

As self-obsessed, vain and narcissistic millennials we have no excuses when it comes to producing sub-standard selfies. Gone are the days of holding up a blurry camera phone and giving it your best cheesy grin, there are all kinds of different apps available now to crop out your laundry hanging in the background, blur out…

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Becca CaddyTop 10 apps for the perfect selfie: Facetune, More Beaute, CameraBag

The best apps for breaking bad habits (and sticking with good ones)

We all know that the beginning of the year really isn't the best time to address our bad habits. If anything a lack of alcohol/chocolate/curling up in bed in the foetal position in January is going to make us less likely to do good things than going cold turkey on everything that's nice about the…

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UpTo launches calendar app for social butterflies

On the surface UpTo looks like a regular calendar app, sync it with your existing calendar and you're presented with a much slicker (and yep, not to mention prettier) way of seeing what's going on in both your personal and professional life. But UpTo is also aiming to create one huge shared calendar for everyone…

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The best apps for busy news junkies: Feedly, Flipboard, Yahoo News Digest

No one has time to sit back and slowly comb through the newspaper each morning, so we've collected together our top apps for consuming the news on-the-go from your phone. We'd recommend trying out a few of them to see which you like the best, whether you prefer to sift through photo-heavy feeds of content,…

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Becca CaddyThe best apps for busy news junkies: Feedly, Flipboard, Yahoo News Digest

Dragdis is your one stop shop for remembering cool stuff

>If you're anything like me, then when you see something you'd like to save or share or flag for future reference then you're likely to pin it, favourite it, bookmark it, email it or send it to your kindle depending on what kind of mood you're in. Dragdis is a simple new Chrome extension designed…

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Impossible: Is Lily Cole's wishing app just too nice for us?

Lily Cole, the supermodel with the flame red hair, beautiful doll face and big brains, has been developing her social network, Impossible, for a few years now. It's all based on wishing, giving and sharing, which sounds amazing in practice, but are we all really that nice? Impossible is a little like Instagram when it…

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Buzzfeed strikes deal with Whisper to turn secrets into stories

Everyone's favourite online viral news, quiz and cat bible, Buzzfeed, has teamed up with secret-sharing app Whisper in a deal that'll allow the editorial team to access its content for possible articles (and when we say articles, of course we mean lists). According to the New York Times over the weekend, Buzzfeed writers will be…

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Becca CaddyBuzzfeed strikes deal with Whisper to turn secrets into stories