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Mobile App Highlight Gets a Refresh

In its largest feature update since its debut, location-based discovery app Highlight launched a significant overhaul on Thursday morning, incorporating a number of new sharing functions. Among them are the ability to posit questions to others nearby, deeper Facebook Open Graph integration, and support for 10 additional languages. The update should also lessen the impact on battery life, a major early critique of the app.

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus