Foursquare unbundles app, introduces Swarm to locate friends

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Foursquare have taken to their blog today to announce a fundamental change to their App and by doing so have introduced a new App called Swarm. The company identified that you spend a lot of time asking friends where they are whilst you are out at the place you’ve just checked into using ...

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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Google steps up its check-in game with latest Google Maps update

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We haven’t heard much from Google on their location-based Latitude service, until now. The Google Maps app was recently updated, and by extension, the Latitude service. The update brings something that just might help it compete with other services like Foursquare: a leaderboard. Now ...

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Foursquare for Android gets NFC support for check-ins

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The popular check-in application for Android known as Foursquare has received a new update which allows for NFC support.  Designed with Android 4.0 in mind, the chief feature in the v2012.02.08 release is support for Android Beam in the Venue, Lists and Me pages.  Should you want to check-in ...

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Foursquare Expanding Specials Platform With New Partners

With about 3 million check-ins daily and over 10 million registered users foursquare is considered the most popular check-in service. Earlier today the company announced new partnerships, along with an updated mobile app.    Did you know you could advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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Foursquare Updates Android Application, adds Notification Tray

Foursquare is one of the most used Android applications on the market, being a location based social-networking website based on software for mobile devices. Recently, the Android application officially received a new update and it brings an interesting feature to it and that feature is ...

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INQ Mobile and foursquare Announce New Collaboration

Thanks to a partnership unveiled at TechCrunch Disrupt, one of the first “Facebook phones” to arrive on the scene may also be an unofficial “foursquare phone”.INQ and foursquare announced a special new collaboration this morning which will see the check-in service ...

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Gowalla 3.0 Hits Android

Austin-based Gowalla gets a big update ahead of this year's SXSW festival. From a revamped UI to integration with other services, Gowalla 3.0 is a recommended Android app!

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Geo-Social Aggregator Hotlist Comes to Android

The Hotlist has come to Android today, bringing its geo-social aggregation service to those of you who need to know what your friends are up to at all times.

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Vlingo Continues to Evolve, Partners with foursquare

Vlingo continues to push their voice application forward, adding new features and enhancements all the time. Today finds the company partnering with foursquare to make check-ins even easier. Now, it’s possible to tap the screen and say “Check in to Taco Bell” rather than ...

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Social Check-In Comes to SCVNGR

The up and coming check-in service known as SCVNGR has just announced a rather cool feature today that rewards users for going places with friends. Starting today, folks running SCVNGR on their Android and iPhone handsets can check-in with friends by bumping phones together. Cheers! Points are ...

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Chili’s Grill & Bar Offers Free Chips & Salsa for Checking In (Foursquare)

Listen up Foursquare fans!  The next time you are out and about, looking for something to eat, swing by your local Chili’s restaurant and check-in.  Participating locations are now offering up free Chips & Salsa when guests check in using Foursquare.  We have heard of coffee shops ...

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App Review: Foursquare

Social Networking has become the leading way of communicating with friends, both current and from our past.  With Foursquare, you can check-in to places, become mayor, and earn badges, all while stalking your friends!  It’s a very easy to understand application – basically, find a venue, ...

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FlyScreen Integrates FourSquare into Latest Release

FlyScreen just dropped a great new feature into their Android lock-screen app.  FourSquare integration allows user to check-in from their handsets without the need of opening an actual app.  For those of you who are fanatical about maintaining your “mayor” status, you can appreciate ...

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