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12.15.12
Around Me offers holiday update with many new features for travelers
12.15.12

Around Me offers holiday update with many new features for travelers

One of my favorite local points of interest apps, Around Me (free), received a rather substantial...

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10.16.12
Foursquare launches local search for all, goes after the likes of Yelp and Google
10.16.12

Foursquare launches local search for all, goes after the likes of Yelp and Google

Foursquare just launched a redesigned desktop interface that everyone, not just members, can use f...

By N. Lee,   10.16.12
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10.15.12
Localscope for iPhone adds integrated reminders and geotagging
10.15.12

Localscope for iPhone adds integrated reminders and geotagging

I looked at Localscope (US$1.99) about a year ago, and liked what I saw. Now version 3, released...

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07.02.12
Google shocker: American web company says web boosted American economy by $500 billion
07.02.12

Google shocker: American web company says web boosted American economy by $500 billion

Who knew that a company which makes a lot of money on the web would be keen to pitch the web as im...

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08.24.11
Nokia Nearby tells your S40 where the action's at
08.24.11

Nokia Nearby tells your S40 where the action's at

Just because you're packing an S40 or S60 device doesn't mean you should have to miss out on th...

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07.14.11
Microsoft licenses GeoVector's augmented reality search for local guidance (video)
07.14.11

Microsoft licenses GeoVector's augmented reality search for local guidance (video)

After the ho-hum AR demonstration of Windows Phone Mango, Microsoft appears to be stepping up its...

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03.24.10
Yahoo! introduces Sketch-a-Search iPhone app
03.24.10

Yahoo! introduces Sketch-a-Search iPhone app

Yahoo! yesterday introduced a new app called Sketch-a-Search to the iPhone. It's one of the first se...

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03.13.10
TomTom iPhone app hits 1.3, gains real-time traffic and Google local search
03.13.10

TomTom iPhone app hits 1.3, gains real-time traffic and Google local search

Here lately, Navigon has been crushing it on the iPhone GPS front. Every couple of weeks, it seems...

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03.11.10
Poynt for iPhone is a mixed bag
03.11.10

Poynt for iPhone is a mixed bag

Poynt has come to the iPhone, after having been a very popular free app on BlackBerry phones. Poynt...

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