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Briefly: Nokia ships WP8 Amber update, Yahoo Weather for Android

updated 03:43 pm EDT, Thu August 15, 2013

Nokia commences rollout of Amber update to Lumia phones

Nokia has started to roll out the Amber update for Lumia devices running on Windows Phone 8. The rollout, set to occur throughout August until the end of September according to Nokia Conversations, will introduce the Smart Camera app, improved image processing, the Nokia Pro Camera for Lumia 920, 925, and 928; Nokia Glance Screen for when phones are inactive, faster map updates, changes to Xbox Music and Internet Explorer, and a new FM radio app.

Yahoo releases revised Weather app for Android

Yahoo has released an Android version of its Weather app. Sharing the same design style and location awareness as the iOS version, the new Yahoo Weather app provides 10-day forecasts, 24-hour forecasts, chance of rain, wind and pressure readings, and various tidal and celestial movements. The app also shows background images sourced by Flickr, with the images changing based on the location of the smartphone, and introduces a lock screen widget.

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