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Rapid fire camera app ‘Blink’ from Microsoft Research gets new look and features today

Rapid fire camera app ‘Blink’ from Microsoft Research gets new look and features today

We last saw an update for Blink back in December. That update simply brought a fix for the Lumia 1520, though it build off of the 2.2 update that brought new features. This morning, version 2.4 is live in the Store and it’s a significant overhaul of the app in terms of design and function. Let’s see what’s new. Blink version 2.4 Fresh new look: New branding and refreshed UI...

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App Update Roundup: HERE Drive+, Nokia MixRadio, BLINK, SongArc, LinkedIn

App Update Roundup: HERE Drive+, Nokia MixRadio, BLINK, SongArc, LinkedIn

Besides the Instagram Beta update we reported on, it’s turning out to be a busy Tuesday morning as a whole horde of big name apps are getting updates on this day. Some fall under the rubric of the boring “general improvements and bug fixes” while others have a few more details. Regardless, as least you’ll know that some of your main apps are getting the treatment they deserve. Let’s...

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Microsoft updates their social network, So.cl – a few of us notice

Microsoft updates their social network, So.cl – a few of us notice

If you have never heard of Microsoft’s social network, So.cl, we aren’t surprised. The service launched back in December 2011 and was a private beta for students of the University of Washington, Syracuse University, and New York University. Currently, the site is open to all users, but Microsoft keeps So.cl on the down low. So.cl is a truly unique experience which tries to mix Bing with...

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Rapid fire Blink app gets flash support, easier edit options in latest update

Rapid fire Blink app gets flash support, easier edit options in latest update

Users of the sequential photo app Blink will want to go and grab version 1.2, which just hit the Windows Phone store. The new version contains a changelog, which allows us to tell you exactly what has been updated in this release. For starters, there is now “flash support”. That basically entails just turning on (and leaving on) the LED lamp, much like a LED torch and it could be quite...

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Microsoft Research pushes out Blink rapid fire camera app for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft Research pushes out Blink rapid fire camera app for Windows Phone 8

Way back in September, Microsoft in conjunction with Nokia showed off a new Lens app called ‘Blink’. The app, a summer project by Microsoft Research, is a rapid fire camera program that will take numerous photos and then let you select which is best. The app is kind of ingenious though because it won’t flood your Camera Roll with 20 shots of the same kid running in the backyard. Instead...

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