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Social

Foursquare gets a complete overhaul of app with new UI and changes to service

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Foursquare has gone native with a new user interface that more closely resembles an Android app. An update to the popular location-sharing app has just gone live that makes it easier to switch between Friends,…

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Social

Google’s barely-noticed leaderboard highlights Foursquare’s advantage

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In a recent update for Google Maps, Google added a leaderboard to show which users have the most check-ins in a day, week, or all-time. The feature wasn’t promoted or listed in the official change log, and…

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Android Apps

Foursquare for Android updated, bringing a redesign and sharing controls to mobile [App Updates]

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Social apps are probably some of the most popular apps in the mobile space. Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are all apps that I use multiple times a day. They are also on the list of apps I install first on a new devic…

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Android App Reviews

BuyWithMe brings another social buying experience to Android

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BuyWithMe, a mobile start-up that offers users location-based coupons and deals, has just introduced its new Android application. The new social-buying app allows Android users to connect with local stor…

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Android App Reviews

Gowalla checks-in with Android app that links with Facebook and Foursquare [App Reviews]

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Gowalla CEO Josh Williams calls this “the best app ever created for Android,” but that’s just eager hype. Gowalla is just like the dozen other “check-in” apps used on Android…

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Google

Google Maps adds Latitude check-ins, aim square at Foursquare

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Location is big business. Mobile is big business. Taking advantage of both? That’s gigantic business. That’s why no one should be surprised to hear Google make a major update to its Map applicati…

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Lifestyle

Foursquare adding photos and comments to Android app this week

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An upcoming version of Foursquare for Android will enable members to check-in with photos and comment on friend activities. Foursquare unveiled a new version of its iPhone app and promised that the Android ap…

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Lifestyle

Foursquare for Android gets a major facelift, adds Tips and To-Do

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Foursquare’s Android app has often been criticized by users who want something closer to what’s available on that other platform. Those naysayers can finally pipe down because Foursquare has r…

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Lifestyle

Vlingo and Foursqure launch voice-based check-ins, networking

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Vlingo is a great Android 2.0+ application that facilitates voice-based search and speech-to-text entry. Android fans can now add check-ins to that list as Vlingo has partnered with Foursquare to announce a…

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Android App Reviews

Tweetdeck official beta now live for Android. What do you think?

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Tweetdeck is finally on Android. And I mean the real thing, not the leaked version of an old build that circulated yesterday. Androuid users can now get the official beta from the Tweetdeck website and follow th…

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Foursquare updates Android app just in time for SXSW

Travel

Foursquare updates Android app just in time for SXSW

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Foursquare has updated its Android app as part of a multiple-OS refresh before the South by Southwest festival. But while the iPhone version of the app got a beautiful makeover last week, the Foursquare for And…

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Gowalla releases official Android app for #SXSW smackdown with Foursquare

Lifestyle

Gowalla releases official Android app for #SXSW smackdown with Foursquare

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Gowalla Android users can rejoice in the fact that Gowalla 1.0 is now available in the Android Market. Though a beta .apk has been circulating over the past few weeks, Gowalla released the official Android app f…

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Gowalla Android app available in beta, Market version coming later this week

Android Apps

Gowalla Android app available in beta, Market version coming later this week

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Location check-in and sharing service Gowalla has a beta application available for Android. Though the Gowalla website just tells Android users to browse their mobile site, a Gowalla rep has posted a link to t…

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Waze launches new holiday contest, language feature, and Foursquare support

Travel

Waze launches new holiday contest, language feature, and Foursquare support

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I’ve always been impressed by the way that Waze has turned its GPS app into a game. They’ve held several contests and games designed to encourage people to drive around and gather road data, streng…

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