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Twitter Blocks Instagram’s Handy ‘Find Friends’ Feature

Twitter Blocks Instagram’s Handy ‘Find Friends’ Feature

Is this a stab at Facebook?

80 million Instagram users are no longer able to find their friends on Twitter after the micro-blogging site killed the required API. The app’s “Find Friends” feature now presents an error when attempting to connect to Twitter, though the “Tweet Photo” function is still available.

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iOS 6 Fix For In-App Purchasing Exploit Cannot Be Bypassed

iOS 6 Fix For In-App Purchasing Exploit Cannot Be Bypassed

Apple takes down the exploit that bypassed in-app purchases like this one.

Apple’s fight against Russian hacker Alex Borodin, who took advantage of an in-app purchasing exploit to provide users with paid content for free, has paid off. The Cupertino company has developed a fix that will make its debut in iOS 6, which is almost impossible to bypass, according to Borodin.

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deCarta Announces Third Generation Mapping API For Mobile

deCarta Announces Third Generation Mapping API For Mobile

When it comes to using mapping APIs on mobile, it’s hard to think about any name other than Google Maps. However, the truth is that Google Maps doesn’t fit the needs of every developer and/or company. Thankfully we live in a country that allows competition and choice (even though large companies continually try to squash it). There is, in fact, a broad number of mapping solutions available to developers, and with Apple and others recently abandoning Google Maps, we’ve seen a spark of interest in these alternatives. One that’s been working hard to provide a viable option to its customers is deCarta.

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Our Story Got Foursquare To Kill API Access To Creepy Stalking App Girls Around Me [Update: Facebook Responds]

Our Story Got Foursquare To Kill API Access To Creepy Stalking App Girls Around Me [Update: Facebook Responds]

Notorious girl tracking app Girls Around Me had its API cut-off by Facebook in response to Cult of Mac's story earlier today.

In direct response to our story from earlier today about Girls Around Me, an iOS app by Russian-based app developer i-Free that tracks and gives personal information about women without their knowledge, Foursquare has released a statement announcing that they have officially killed Girls Around Me’s access to their public API.

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Hipstamatic’s New Instagram Sharing Is Convenient But Somewhat Cramped [Review]

Hipstamatic’s New Instagram Sharing Is Convenient But Somewhat Cramped [Review]

It's direct sharing all right. But very densely packed.

As we reported yesterday, the latest Hipstamatic update adds something that’s not just new for the app, but new for the

Does it make a startling difference to the way you use Hipstamatic? No, not really. Only regular users of both Hipstamatic and Instagram will notice a substantial difference.

  • App Store direct access to the Instagram API.

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Camera+ 3 Gets New Icon And Stacks Of New Features In Latest Update

Camera+ 3 Gets New Icon And Stacks Of New Features In Latest Update

One of Camera+'s great new features is much-improved sharing.

Camera+, one of the most popular photography apps for the iPhone, has been updated to version 3 today. In addition to a fancy new icon, the update brings a ton of new features including improved photo sharing, focus and exposure locks, workflows, and more. The release also quashes several bugs.

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Lingual Brings Speedy Voice Translation To Siri On Jailbroken iPhones

Lingual Brings Speedy Voice Translation To Siri On Jailbroken iPhones

Since the Absinthe jailbreak tool was released for Apple’s A5-powered devices last week, we’ve seen all sorts of tweaks that maximize Siri functionality on the iPhone 4S. The latest is one of the most impressive. It’s called Lingual, and it provides quick and easy voice translation to over 30 languages, using Microsoft Bing Translate API.

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Apple Is Looking For Engineers To Help Make Siri More Conversational

Apple Is Looking For Engineers To Help Make Siri More Conversational

Apple has posted two new job listings for Siri UI engineers. The positions mainly focus on improving Siri’s on-screen conversation view, but there also some hints in the job description that suggest Apple is looking to do more with its voice assistant’s API.

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