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Roundup: WP8 photo app, BlackBerry Z10 on eBay, more




Blink photo app: Microsoft's new Windows Phone 8 app called Blink takes multiple photos in quick succession to make sure you don't miss capturing the moment.   The Next Web

fbcard.jpgFacebook in your wallet: Facebook announces a reusable gift card you can send to your friends to stores like Sephora, Target and Olive Garden.  Christian Science Monitor

Z10 on sale? Can't wait to get your hands on the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone coming out in March? There are a few listings on eBay, that likely came from the launch event where the manufacturer gave out the new model to some in attendance.  Business Insider

Go where no app has gone before: If you're a Star Trek fan, you're probably looking forward to the release of the new movie, Star Trek Into Darkness, coming in May. Until then, delve into the Trek world with the new free app for iOS and Android, which includes news, content, and exclusive offers including getting movie tickets for early showings of the film.  Mashable

Best seller: Research Firm Strategy Analytics says the launch of iPhone 5 and the declining popularity of non-smartphones have made Apple the biggest seller of phones in the United States for the first time.  Macworld

CNet out as CES's "best" picker: The groups that hosts CES has dropped CNET as the official "picker" of the Best of CES awards after a disagreement about CNET's objectivity and how it's influenced by its corporate parent, CBS Corp.  Fox News

Grand Canyon via Google: Check out the famous landscapes of the national park without leaving your desk, using Google's Street View.  Wired

[Last modified: Monday, February 4, 2013 12:32pm]


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