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The Week in iOS Apps: Get organized

This week's roundup of cool new (and updated) iOS apps includes at least three different ways to set your calendar and track your progress. If you aren't organized after today, it's not our fault.

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In a flash, Instagram launches Bolt in select countries

Singapore, New Zealand, and South Africa received Instagram's new messaging app before anyone else.

on techhive.com

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Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

Instagram is moving to full https encryption but isn't there just yet

App Invasion: Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

This app creates a daily time capsule that's all about you.

Clockwise Podcast: Backdoors, public betas, social networks, and 3D

Apple denies it's made a backdoor for spies, one of our panelists brings a 3D TV into his house, the Yosemite public beta arrives, and people seem to dislike their social networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Dan Frakes.

on techhive.com

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Dating app Wyldfire tries to avoid creeps by letting women take the lead

Men have to request access or be invited to join

on pcworld.com

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

on techhive.com

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Facebook has a new app, but it’s for VIPs only

Mentions is an iPhone app that helps celebrities manage their Facebook accounts.

on techhive.com

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Now you can see your Facebook friends’ confessions on Secret

The anonymous app’s Monday update adds a Facebook login and better discovery tools.

on techhive.com

Clockwise Podcast: Facebook makes us sad

This week on the podcast born on the 10th of July, we discuss podcasting, Android Wear smartwatches, Apple's new pricing strategies, and Facebook toying with your emotions. Plus we fire up the barbecue grill for the long holiday weekend in the ol' U.S.A.! With guests Philip Michaels and Jon Phillips.

on techhive.com

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These are human people you're playing with

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the tech news of the week including Facebook's seeming disdain for privacy, Apple's Pride, Aperture hubbub, and iTunes U improvements.

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Hands on with Facebook’s Slingshot, yet another messaging app: Meh

Snapchat won’t be losing any sleep over Facebook’s latest attempt at ephemeral messaging.

on techhive.com

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OKDoThis fights fear of missing out with photo-sharing challenges

Instagram can be inspiring, but it can also be depressing. OKDoThis wants you to get off the couch and inspire you to shoot.

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Facebook focuses on games with iPad app refresh

Playing and finding new games on Facebook is about to get easier.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

on techhive.com

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Anonymous app Whisper grows more irresistible with categories and location search

Version 4.0 makes it easier to find secrets, but it's also a minefield for anonymous hook-ups.