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Flickr Redesign Brings Instagram-Like Photo Filters, New Interface

Android/iOS: Today, Flickr received a brand new interface for its mobile app that aims to replicate a lot of the functionality of Instagram, because that’s what photo apps do now.


Facebook Introduces Opt-In 'Nearby Friends' Feature

Today Facebook began rolling out a new feature called Nearby Friends. It does exactly what it sounds like: tells you when your friends are nearby so you can get in touch with them.


Hide Read Receipts In WhatsApp To Keep Your Messaging Habits Private

Like a lot of text messaging clients, WhatsApp shows when a recipient views a text. That can be annoying and intrusive. If you want to disable those last seen messages, there’s an easy way to do it.


Freebie (Not) Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Guitar Kit, Game of Thrones: Ascent and Warlock Defense. Download them all without spending a cent!


Zombies, Run! 3 Overhauls The Look, Adds New Stories

iOS/Android: Zombies, Run! is one of the more entertaining ways to get into a running routine, because it attaches a story to your workout. Today, the app was updated with even more stuff, including a brand new look and a whole new set of stories.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Frozen Synapse for $1.29, Knights Of Pen And Paper for free on iOS, and GuitarKit on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Android's Camera Gets A UI Overhaul, New Features, Play Store Release

Android: Google’s built-in camera app for Android has been one of the few remaining outliers in the deluge of stock Android apps released on the Play Store. That ends today, and we get a bunch of new features to boot.


Ask LH: When Will My Phone Get A Software Update?

Dear Lifehacker, I have an [insert Android or iPhone of choice] and I’m still running [some older OS version]. When am I going to get an update to [X new operating system version]?


Chrome Remote Desktop Arrives On Android

Android: Google has finally released an Android counterpart to its Chrome-based remote desktop application. Install the Chrome Remote Desktop extension for Chrome and now you can log in to your computer remotely from Android.


Blue Mail Snoozes Emails For Later, Turns Them Into A Task List

Android: If you like to look at your email as if it were a to-do list, then Blue Mail is designed with you in mind. It lets you snooze mails for later so they act as reminders, and you can even turn your inbox into a task list and mark each message as “done”.