Apple reveals that developer portal was hacked, announces system overhaul
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Apple reveals that developer portal was hacked, announces system overhaul

  Apple developers have recently been complaining about the company’s developer portal, which has been out of service for a number of days. Today, Apple acknowledged the outage, explaining that the site was taken down to combat a security breach. “Sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed,” Cupertino told developers in an email. “However, we … Continue reading

Google Wallet will soon let you send payments as a Gmail attachment
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Google Wallet will soon let you send payments as a Gmail attachment

Sending money with Google Wallet wasn’t a tremendously difficult affair before today, but Mountain View’s now discovered a clever new way to part you from your cash. “Over the coming months,” the company will roll out a new payments feature within Gmail, letting you attach money just as you would an image or document. After clicking the new “$” … Continue reading

Google outs redesigned Maps interface and Location APIs: geofencing and low-power location services
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Google outs redesigned Maps interface and Location APIs: geofencing and low-power location services

Mountain View just pulled back the curtain on the next major release of Maps for desktops while offering up an advance look at the Android and iOS versions. The mobile preview takes a more personalized approach to navigation, with a rating system and offers from merchants like Starbucks. The company also announced the Experience feature … Continue reading

Google Shows Off New Photo-Editing Features For Google+ That Put Facebook To Shame
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Google Shows Off New Photo-Editing Features For Google+ That Put Facebook To Shame

Google showed off two photo-editing tools for G+ called Auto Enhance and Highlights. Starting with Auto Enhance, this is clearly the fruit of Google’s eight-month-old Snapseed acquisition: with this feature you can do things like adjust for exposure, soften skin, minimize wrinkles, remove red-eye and reduce noise in low-light shots. Additionally, there’s a bunch of so-called … Continue reading

Google+ redesigned with new multi-column card design and ability to automatically add hashtags
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Google+ redesigned with new multi-column card design and ability to automatically add hashtags

Today at Google I/O 2013, Elgoog revealed a big redesign for Google+. Starting later today, users will see their content in a multi-column setup fit for any size screen. The home page for G+ now has up to three columns populated with individual cards for posts and pictures, and the social network can intelligently learn the … Continue reading