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Yo adds more context to the 'yo' with iOS update

The app’s use of push notifications may send tech companies scurrying to compete for your lockscreen.

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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.

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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.

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All in one: Owning the experience is key to Apple's customer satisfaction

One of the ways Apple keeps its customers so satisfied, John Moltz argues, is by owning the experience--something no other company has quite managed to pull of.

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Stupidly simple app phenomenon Yo got hacked, and hacked, and hacked again

A popular app that took eight hours to make has a few security flaws. Who'd have thunk it?

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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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Hands-on with Skype 5.0 for iPhone, an old favorite remastered

With better device-to-device syncing, smooth group messaging features, and a brand new design, Skype for iPhone finally catches up to competitors.

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Microsoft 'remasters' Skype iPhone app to solve messaging bugs

Microsoft's Skype team said the new iPhone app version, due in a week, will finally be on a par with its Android and iOS counterparts. In particular, the pesky offline messaging bugs will be solved, the team promises.

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iOS 8 changes we'd like to see: FaceTime, Maps, Messages, Music

With WWDC imminent, we're covering changes and improvements we'd like to see in the next version of iOS. This installment covers FaceTime, Maps, Messages, and Music.

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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.