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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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Android Apps

Google+ Local adds Zagat and local recommendations, available in Maps for Android

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Google+ is slowly swallowing whole or integrating with the many services of Google. The latest hook comes in Google+ Local, a new feature that finds places to visit based on a user’s location, friends&#…

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Android App Reviews

PlaceMe is the always-on location memorizer you never asked for [App Reviews]

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Location awareness is a common theme of many apps released in the past few years. But while most of these apps in some way or another are about discovering locales worth exploring, PlaceMe concerns itself only w…

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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 App Reviews

Gowalla downplays check-ins, turns Android app into the social travel guide

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The check-in wars often put Gowalla in direct competition with Foursquare, but it has become clear that Foursquare has already become the “where are my friends?” app of choice. Rather than continue to fight a l…

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Travel

WHERE and Bump help friends find “Perfect Places”

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WHERE already supplies entertainment recommendations based on user preferences and history. The latest version of the app, which incorporates technology from Bump, can now provide restaurant suggestion…

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Android News

Motorola diversifies by purchasing location-aware app Aloqa

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Today, Motorola purchased Aloqa, a location-aware recommendation app for Android. With Aloqa just passing one million users in the last few days, it’s no wonder that Motorola would want to get in the g…

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Lifestyle

Facebook Places is available on the FB Touch website. Here’s a screenshot tour.

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Facebook launched its new Places feature because it wanted to give users a chance to discover where their friends are, discover what’s around them, and let others know their location. Sure, we were alre…

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Lifestyle

Facebook Places check-ins to location awareness industry

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Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, and the ilk ought to be nervous. Really nervous. Why? Facebook unveiled its own check-in service called Facebook Places last night. Places is a location-aware service to find your…

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Application Where gets relevant with its own local ad network

Travel

Application Where gets relevant with its own local ad network

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Mobile advertisements can seem odd and out of context on most ad supported applications. That is why being able to target advertisements to customers when and where they need them is so important. uLocate, the…

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Dex One Corp. Introduces New Android App for Local Business Search

Android Apps

Dex One Corp. Introduces New Android App for Local Business Search

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Dex One Corporation is a marketing services company that helps "local businesses reach, win, and keep ready-to-buy customers" by connecting them. Dex One launched a new Android app that allows Android users to easily find and locate local businesses that are within their database.

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