Snapchat Micro will bring disappearing messages to Samsung’s Galaxy Gear

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There seems little doubt that much of the Galaxy Gear’s success or failure will hinge on the selection of apps that arrive on smartwatch. Samsung is making a strong push for third-party software (even in the face of limited device storage), courting a big cross section of developers at places like Path and eBay for its wearable. Popular messaging app Snapchat will also be hitting the device in the form of Snapchat Micro. As you’d expect, the app harnesses the Gear’s 1.9-megapixel camera to send self-destructing images. The company’s founder told Techcrunch, “Our team is constantly looking at ways to reduce the time between our experience of a moment and our ability to share it.” Walking around with a camera on your wrist is certainly one way to go about it.

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New Windows Phone store lets you wear your ‘I heart WP’ on your sleeve

New Windows Phone store lets you wear your 'I heart WP' on your sleeve

So you love Windows Phone, but how can you let the world know? Until now, you’d either have to wave your object of desire around, or keep showing colleagues those “Smoked by Windows Phone” YouTube videos. Now, you can simply wear your alliance across your chest, or favorite beverage, thanks to a new CafePress store. Revealed in a Windowsteamblog post, the shop will let you grab mugs, t-shirts, stickers, magnets and more emblazoned with “I Heart Windows Phone” in icons. Not only that, in case all those soccer moms didn’t know which side of the fence you stood, you can clear up the doubt by snagging a bodysuit for your youngest. Credit card at the ready? Jump on that source link for the goods.

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