Tag "location-based apps"

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Updated RetailMeNot app includes location-based deals

The  RetailMeNot app for Android recently picked up an update which adds in some rather handy features. As the headline indicates, the 2.0 release offers users location-based deals and promotions

App Reviews

Behind the Curtain: A conversation with Wifarer

Location-based stuff has long been one of our favorite types of applications and features for Android.  Having a GPS and Wi-Fi device in your pocket has presented us with a

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WhosHere brings location-based social discovery to Android

After tallying up million of users on Apple’s iOS, WhosHere has launched it location-based social discovery platform on Android.  Available immediately for free, WhosHere lets users connect with like-minded folks,

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Stay Safe with the Fully Customizable, All-in-One Digital Flare Gun, MyFlare [VIDEO]

Have you ever found yourself in a rough part of town, not knowing which stranger’s smile is real and which has sinister implications?  Maybe you’ve been stranded on the side

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GPS War Heats Up as Garmin Acquires Navigon AG

Garmin Ltd. and Navigon AG announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms which will see Garmin to acquire the privately held German navigation company. Barring any snags in

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Beta Test This: Nearparent

Nearparent Ltd. is looking for beta testers for their Nearparent application for Android handsets. The free application works on devices running 2.1 or higher and can be downloaded from the

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Finally! 7-Eleven’s Slurpee Gets an Android App of its Own

Ever find yourself driving around, wondering where the nearest 7-Eleven location was?  No?  Okay, let’s pretend you really need your Slurpee fix and don’t feel like using Google Maps or

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Navigon’s MobileNavigator Comes to United States

Starting today, American Android users can finally get their hands on Navigon’s on-board navigation application, MobileNavigator. The includes some really terrific features including Reality Scanner, which meshes your phone’s camera with Navigon’s POI database to project them directly onto your screen.

App Reviews

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

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WHERE Update Encourages User-Generated Content

WHERE, a popular location-based app that helps users find cheap gas prices, movie showtimes, and more, has been recently updated.  Now, rather than simply giving you relevant information, they have