Category: Apps & Software

This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple’s new music deal, and more

With the fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival still unfolding and Amazon's slightly creepy new Echo, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.  SEE ALSO: Inside the exclusive, stealthy club where future tech moguls are born Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to keep you in the loop with everything coming to your phone.Here's what caught our eye this week. If you're looking for more, make sure to check out last week's look at top apps. Gabsee Image: gabsee Wonder what all the fuss is about augmented reality? Look no further than Gabsee a new app that shows just how much fun AR can be. Make an avatar (think, 3D Bitmoji with fewer customization choices), choose a mood, and watch your avatar act out the mood right in front of you. Gabsee uses your phone's camera to overlay your avatar right onto your surroundings and you can record videos of your creation to share with friends outside of the app. Read more...More about Weekly App Roundup, Apps And Software, Tech, Tech, and Apps Software

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Twitter’s search just got a very important update

If you spend a lot of time on Twitter, then you know there are two things that are incredibly important: liberal emoji use and knowing how to put Twitter's search tool to good use. Now, the service's latest update brings those two things together. SEE ALSO: This guy spent 8 years making an emoji snake, and it was totally worth it Twitter now lets you use emoji characters in search. The update, first spotted by Emojipedia, is supported both on Twitter's website and apps. With the change, you can search for specific emoji either in usernames or within the text of a tweet itself.  🆕 ✨ Twitter now supports emojis in 🔍 search. Here are people using the 📠 fax machine emoji for some reason pic.twitter.com/MWO6BrN4sk — Emojipedia 📙 (@Emojipedia) April 28, 2017 Read more... More about Emoji, Twitter, Apps And Software, Tech, and Tech

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