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Instagram quietly (and slowly) launches Snapchat rival, Bolt

engadget.com — We knew Instagram's effort to nab a bit of Snapchat's thunder was imminent thanks to leaked promo banners, and now, the app has officially arrived... for some. Bolt, the filter-driven photo app's own ephemeral messenger has hit iTunes and Google Play for folks in Singapore, South Africa and New Zealand.
Jul 29, 2014

We didn’t need the first snapchat and we definitely don’t need another one, but … engadget.com/2014/07/29/ins…

Jul 29, 2014

Instagram is rolling out its Snapchat competitor, Bolt, but you can't use it yet. engadget.com/2014/07/29/ins…

Playdate: We're livestreaming 'The Last of Us: Remastered' on PS4!

engadget.com — Welcome, ladygeeks and gentlenerds, to the new era of gaming. The one where you get to watch, and comment, as other people livestream gameplay from next-gen consoles. Because games! They're fun! Developer Naughty Dog's post-apocalyptic opusThe Last of Us released last June, delivering at least a few punches to the guts of almost everyone who played it on the PlayStation 3.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @jrvolpe: Streaming LIVE on @engadget’s Twitch channel: ‘The Last of Us: Remastered’ engt.co/1s2k1mQ twitch.tv/engadget It’s a #Playdate!

Jul 29, 2014

Streaming LIVE on @engadget’s Twitch channel: ‘The Last of Us: Remastered’ engt.co/1s2k1mQ twitch.tv/engadget It’s a #Playdate!

Twitter's active user growth continued to improve this quarter

engadget.com — One of Twitter's primary concerns is that the number of active users -- those who use the network at least once a month -- continues to grow at a healthy pace, and its latest quarterly earnings confirm that the social network has been eating its vegetables.
Jul 29, 2014

Twitter's percent growth in followers metric works for the company, too. @maricare buff.ly/1o9JMg2

The game controller that trains your pelvic floor muscles

engadget.com — The high-tech pelvic floor trainer space just became more competitive. Remember kGoal? Well, a Kickstarter campaign's looking to fund the production of a similar device called Skea (short for Smart Kegel Exercise Aid), which boasts something kGoal doesn't offer.
Jul 29, 2014

New type of Wee Fit MT @engadget: It's a game controller that trains your pelvic floor muscles engt.co/1rVUFbd pic.twitter.com/dHqWxtSbzH

Physicist concocts ice cream that changes color when you lick it

engadget.com — What happens when a physicist decides to become a chef? If they're anything like Manuel Linares, then you can expect a fusion of food and science to come out of their kitchen. For instance, one of the Spaniard's masterpieces is an ice cream that changes colors when you lick it.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @engadget: Physicist concocts ice cream that changes color when you lick it engt.co/1nFp2Sa

Evernote turns your prose into published books

engadget.com — Evernote now offers an option for doing just that, thanks to a partnership with FastPencil. The note-taking and productivity repository allows you to send individual entries or complete notebooks to the DIY publisher's service.
Jul 29, 2014

Also, socks: Evernote turns your prose into published books engt.co/1pCHJm9 via @engadget