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It’s that time again!

You might have figured out by now that we’re big Friday fans.

Weekend plans in the office range from a socially distanced outdoor stroll to a Netflix binge and a takeaway – we’re social butterflies fluttering from one glam appointment to the next!

Whatever your plans are for the week, don’t go anywhere until you’ve caught up with our weekly blog.

?️ Spotify Releases Workout Mix Maker


Streaming giant Spotify released a new feature this week, and we’re loving it. The app now creates your perfect workout playlist, with just a few bits of info from you. The mix it produces is based on factors like workout duration, who you’ll be working out with and what vibe you’re going for.

Get your perfect mix here.

? Microsoft Teams Introduces VR Rooms


Video conferencing app Microsoft Teams has rolled out an amazing VR feature which superimposes participants in video calls into a virtual room. This clever feature might seem a bit gimmicky at first glance, but users have found it really enhances the way they engage with one another on calls.

Sceptical? Check it out here.

? Tomb Raider For Switch?


The Nintendo Switch has soared in popularity since the beginning of lockdown, and it looks as though the console could now be getting its own collection of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider games. A leaked teaser for Tomb Raider: The Ultimate Experience slates it for an August release.

Get in on the excitement.

? Twitter Teases Codename Gryphon


A new job listing for the social media platform reveals they’re seeking a web engineer for a new subscription platform, codename Gryphon. It’s not clear what this will entail, but it could include early access or premium content from creators, most likely for a monthly fee. But what else might it involve?

The plot thickens… Make your mind up here.

? Tinder Trials Virtual Dating App


All the single pringles out there missing the dating scene, fear not! Tinder has rolled out a video calling feature that enables matches to have video dates with one another. So far the feature has had limited launch, available only in a handful of countries as well as certain US states, but who knows?

This could be the future. Take a look here.

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