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Twitter adds recap of top messages, Tweet translation with Bing

Twitter has got some new tricks up its sleeves to make reading tweets easier and more convenient. The micro blogging site introduced a new feature that lets you view a recap of some of the top Tweets of the accounts you follow. Twitter also announced Tweet Translation, a special feature that offers translation of a Tweet written in a different language. With these two new important features, you won't have to miss any action in Twitter whether you are away or use a different language.

Smart Document Scanner turns mobile device into a pro scanner

There are a lot of document scanner apps available for mobile but only a few are highly recommended by experts in the tech industry. The CES Mobile recently awarded the Smart Document Scanner developed by Softxpert Inc. as part of the top 5 apps by SAP's pick and the People's Choice. The app turns your tablet or smartphone into a portable scanner. Not that desktop scanners are considered passé but a mobile scanner is much more convenient today.

Amazon throws in towel for its Wallet beta app

Mobile payments are becoming the future of transactions and a few companies have tried to jump in to the competition. Amazon released its Wallet beta app 6 months back, but has now thrown in the towel. Amazon announced today that it’s no longer continuing with the Wallet beta app. Don’t try to visit the site as all the links are no longer in existence.

WhatSim Card allows free, unlimited WhatsApp chat even with no WiFi

WhatsApp has got to be one of the more popular instant messaging apps on Android today. Millions of people not just in the United States but all over the world use WhatsApp. The number of users even went up after Facebook acquired the company early last year for $19 billion. Facebook said nothing would change for WhatsApp users but you know that the CEO promised calling features and privacy settings have been updated.

Instagram for Android beta now accepting testers

While Instagram for Android has been around for a while, there are quite a lot of things that people wished they could change about it. Well the powers that be are probably listening and have taken to heart some suggestions or requests, because they have now announced a beta version of their new Instagram for Android app, and they are opening it up to those who want to test drive it, although you may have to go through a few hoops to do so.

LibreOffice Viewer arrives on Android in beta form

Another productivity suite comes to Android, this time with a more open source bent and with a distinctive legacy. The open source LibreOffice suite is finally on our favorite mobile platform, but it has two important caveats. First is that it's still in beta, which probably isn't much of an issue for some who are used to beta testing such early releases. The showstopper, however, is that LibreOffice on Android, for now, is simply a document viewer, limiting it's overall usefulness to a certain subset.

WhatsApp institutes ban on unofficial 3rd party clients

For something that is as private (and should be secure) as personal messaging, there are still some users that use unofficial 3rd party apps of their free messaging service of choice. Chances are, those apps probably don't use the official API of the real one, and might be subject to either viruses or security breaches. WhatsApp has now already started cracking down on those unofficial apps and in the process, punishing users that use them.

QualityTime for Android tracks your smartphone usage time

With more and more people trying to break away from being forever stuck with their mobile phones, new apps to help people overcome smartphone addiction are coming out. One such app is QualityTime, another tool launched today which hopes to make you more aware of the time you spend face-to-face with your device.

Gameloft brings Dungeon Hunter 5, pre-register now for rewards

Top-rated developer Gameloft has announced the fifth installment of the Dungeon Hunter series is currently in the works, but this early, followers of the game, as well as new users, can pre-register at the game’s micro-site (see source link below) to qualify for in-game rewards that can come in handy once the game launches officially.
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