Happy July 4th Apps, FB playing with your emotions, Google Glass get a warning #TechFix – This Week In These Streets

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9 apps for the 4th of July – CNET 

Light up the night with these fireworks-themed apps.


Adobe ‘Doubling Down’ on Lightroom in Wake of Apple’s Aperture Announcement – MACRumors

Following Apple’s announcement that it plans to cease further development on its professional photo editing software, Aperture, Adobe has released a statement encouraging Aperture users to check out its Creative Cloud plan or its standalone Lightroom app, a longtime Aperture competitor.

Facebook’s Head Of Policy On Emotion Experiment: “That’s Innovation”  – TechCrunch

While Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg today apologized for its controversial emotion manipulation experiment being “poorly communicated”, another executive said this kind of research makes the product better, and “it’s concerning when we see legislation that could possibly stifle that sort of creativity and that innovation.”

Brits Using Google Glass Warned To Heed Data Protection Law – TechCrunch

Google’s wearable specs, Glass, went on sale in the UK earlier this week. And at £1,000 a pop there’s unlikely to be a stampede of buyers. (All five colours of Glass are still listed in stock on the UK Google Play.)

Apps to Plan Summer Road Trips, Down to the Pit Stops – New York Times

Kit Eaton reviews three apps that can make your summer road trip smoother and more memorable. Video Credit By Dallas Jensen and Kit Eaton on …

Amazon app store on a roll in India, offers $100 worth freebies for 48 hours – Financial Express

… Mahjong and Sudoku 10,000 Plus. Summary31 premium Amazon apps will be available under Free App of the Day programme on June 27-28.

Apps now account for half of all mobile use – AGBeat

According to comScore, mobile apps accounted for over half (51 percent) of all digital media time spent in May, and mobile devices combined to …

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