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Google patent wants to turn your conversations into comic relief

Riding on the popularity of comic strip generating services like Bitstrip and the wealth of funny conversations running amok over the Internet, Google has filed for a patent that practically combines the two trends into one. This patent will try to turn those priceless exchanges into comic strips for sharing with friends, family, and complete strangers.

Snapchat Micro app arriving for Samsung Galaxy Gear users

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin last week. At the time we learned the specs of the watch and a bit about the availability. In fact, we have already begun to see the watch show up for pre-order in the US market. Since that point we have also seen details about how the watch had 12 apps ready for launch with more than 70 others in the works. Well, it looks like Snapchat will be one of those apps.

Nextdoor neighborhood-based social app arrives for Android

Nextdoor is an app that iOS users may be familiar with. This is an app that originally launched only for iOS, however as of today the app has arrived for Android users and can be found in the Google Play Store. For those not familiar with the name, Nextdoor is a neighborhood-based social networking app.

#Square app squares Instagram images without the crop

A new app has recently made its way into the Google Play Store and this is one that may be of use for heavy Instagram users. Or maybe more accurately, #Square may be of use to those Instagram users who prefer not to crop the sides of their images to achieve the square format. The app is touted as being a simple photo editor for Instagram and based on the time we have spent playing, that seems to be just about as accurate description as possible.
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