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TuneIn update brings new look with new social features

The TuneIn app has recently been updated. This latest update deals with the regular (free) version of TuneIn as well as the paid Pro version. Users will immediately notice a new look and feel both in terms of the app icon and the app itself. And tucked in with the new look are a handful of new features -- many of which involve social.

Google Maps update works with Uber, has lane detection for driving

Google Maps is releasing an update, which is rolling out incrementally to users. This update provides us with a lot more utility than we’ve come to know with Maps, improving everything from navigation to offline maps. There are a lot of working parts to the update, but it should give all of us more reason than we already had for using it.

Tumblr blog editing arrives with latest app update

Tumblr has had an Android app available for quite a while now, except there was some missing functionality. In the past Tumblr users were able to create posts, comment on posts and also reply to comments using the Android app. The missing piece was the ability to customize the look of their blog.

Snapchat’s new Chat feature adds Video, actual chat functionality

At inception, Snapchat was more of a self-destruct image viewer than actual “chat” application. An incoming update takes the service away from that functionality a bit, and will now offer actual chat capability. Users will also soon be able to take advantage of video, making face-to-face chat possible.