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Will Google Latitude be a Foursquare Killer?

Check this out.  Google Latitude has three times the number of active users as Foursquare.  Crazy, right?  In fact, Latitude has grown 30 percent per month since 2010 started and

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Web-based Google Maps Updated, Adds Local Businesses to Street View

For the better part of a year, business listings within Google Maps merely linked to Street View.  As of yesterday, those business listings are now displayed within Google’s Street View

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Google Maps 4.1 for Android – What’s New?

Google just keeps plugging away with updates to their Maps for Android handsets.  It has only been a few short weeks since the last version was released so we were

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Google Announces Synchronized Starring and Personalized Suggestions For (You Guessed It) Android

This is the kind of preferential treatment we’ve been hoping for since Android was announced.  Google just announced a pair of new features that help blur the lines between your

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Unconfirmed Rumor: Google to Buy Yelp for $500M

TechCrunch is reporting this evening that a deal between Google and Yelp is “80% likely” to happen. Rumored to be in the ballpark of $500M or more, the acquisition could

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Waze Announces Holiday Themed Version of its Free Navigation App, Launches Contest

If you’re interested in how companies plan to compete with Google Maps Navigator, we suggest you keep an eye on waze.  Rather than turning around and running in the opposite

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A Google’s Favorite Place Near You

Google is trying hard to develop tools and services that converting smartphones into a every day companion, instead of just a gadget that you use once in a while. This

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Google Maps Update – What’s Nearby You?

Google has added a new feature called “What’s nearby” to the latest release of Google Maps (v3.3.0).  The feature finds and displays a list of the ten nearest businesses or

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Android 1.6 Gets Google Maps Navigation

One of the coolest features and improvements in Android 2.0, Google Maps Navigation, is now available for devices running Android 1.6 (Donut).  All you G1 and myTouch 3G owners are

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Hacked G1s Support Google Maps Navigation

We know you G1 owners are jealous of the Droid’s mapping system.  You can’t fool us.  It’s super awesome and you want it.  You just don’t want to switch carriers

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Android 2.0 Adds the Game Changer Known as Google Maps Navigation

Google announced the next evolution of their Google Maps for mobile today and it’s a game-changer.  It’s called Google Maps Navigation it’s an internet-connected GPS navigation system with voice guidance. 

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Google Adds Crowdsourcing to Maps

Google is now using the locations and speeds of their mobile users to help each other out.  Rather than finding out where congestion is the hard way, the traffic layer

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Brightkite Now Available in Android Market

Brightkite just launched their first client for the Android platform.  This marks their first app since the iPhone version.  It’s not just a standard port though as this version offer

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BuddyMob Fine-Tuned for Optimal Performance

Brussels,  26 March  2009 – BuddyMob is a free, cool application for mobile devices, made by Kiboo. BuddyMob gives you access to all your social networking applications like Twitter, MSN,

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Android Armed up with a Map Editor by Google

Brian Cornell, a software engineer at Google, developed the My Map Editor app that allows Android phone users to create and share maps using their mobiles.  On top of that,