Foursquare for Android Updated with New Design
Foursquare has updated its Android application with many of the same design changes seen on the iOS version, which was also recently updated. According to Foursquare, the new Android app loads faster, includes swipable maps, and adds a Ken Burns effect. Foursquare for Android is free to download from the Play Store.
Cortana Now Shows Foursquare Recommendations
Microsoft today said it has enabled Foursquare recommendations within Cortana, the virtual personal assistant that's part of Windows Phone 8.1. Cortana will now proactively showcase local recommendations on handsets, though the feature must first be enabled by device owners.
Instagram Redesigns Mobile Apps
Instagram today revealed a new look for its Android and iOS mobile apps. The updated appearance includes new app icons for the main Instagram app, as well as Instagram's ancillary apps, Layout, Boomerang, and Hyperlapse.
Chrome for Android Earns Its Material Design Stripes
Google recently updated Chrome for Android devices. The update makes several changes to the browser.
Android Wear App Gains New Design
Google has updated the Android Wear app for smartphones ahead of the Android Wear system update for smartwatches. The smartphone Android Wear app has a brand new design that more closely matches Google's Material Design concepts.
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