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Samsung getting reinvigorated with Windows Phone 8; releases three new Lens apps for users

Samsung getting reinvigorated with Windows Phone 8; releases three new Lens apps for users

Say what you will about Samsung, but it looks like they’re finally sinking some money and resources into delivering quality apps for their users. Today, the Korean company has pushed out three new camera apps, which are all variations on a theme, but are still fun to use. The three apps, Artistic Effect, Fun Shot and Color Effect, are all Lenses that can be launched to give live filters...

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Samsung bumps their Now news and weather app but changes remain a mystery

Samsung bumps their Now news and weather app but changes remain a mystery

Samsung is back at work updating their core apps, which is good news for the handful of you ATIV owners out there.  Samsung’s Now app is actually not a half bad “all in one” spot for your local weather, news, stocks and even social information. It’s laid out nicely, has a double wide main tile and is surprisingly zippy (even though the load screen doesn’t match the ATIV’s resolution...

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Samsung impresses with updates to Beauty, MiniDiary and RSS Times for Windows Phone

Samsung impresses with updates to Beauty, MiniDiary and RSS Times for Windows Phone

We give some grief to Samsung around these parts often enough, even though we actually dig the ATIV S. The company seems very tepid in their treatment and that’s been felt by you, the audience. Case in point, when Nokia updates their apps, we get flooded with tips. When Samsung does the same (and one can argue it’s more significant due to its rarity), we get one tip. C’est la vie. Still...

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