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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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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #64: It’s a Celebration, People!

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This has been a week of celebrations. Canadians enjoyed their day of unification and independence, the United States is about to do the same, and thousands of lucky people have liberated their lives from Twitt…

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Android App Reviews

Gowalla checks-in with Android app that links with Facebook and Foursquare [App Reviews]

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Gowalla CEO Josh Williams calls this “the best app ever created for Android,” but that’s just eager hype. Gowalla is just like the dozen other “check-in” apps used on Android…

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Google

Google Maps adds Latitude check-ins, aim square at Foursquare

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Location is big business. Mobile is big business. Taking advantage of both? That’s gigantic business. That’s why no one should be surprised to hear Google make a major update to its Map applicati…

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Lifestyle

Facebook Deals now works in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain

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Facebook debuted its new Deals feature in a recent update of its Android app, but we quickly discovered that deals were available only to U.S. residents. Facebook sent us word earlier today that users in the Uni…

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Android Apps

Yelp 2.5 Brings Check-in Deals

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Yelp may be a little late to the party, following check-in deal services by FourSquare, Facebook and SCVNGR with its own check-in offer service in the new version 2.5 of their mobile app. Yelp only started thei…

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Lifestyle

Foursquare for Android gets a major facelift, adds Tips and To-Do

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Foursquare’s Android app has often been criticized by users who want something closer to what’s available on that other platform. Those naysayers can finally pipe down because Foursquare has r…

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Lifestyle

Vlingo and Foursqure launch voice-based check-ins, networking

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Vlingo is a great Android 2.0+ application that facilitates voice-based search and speech-to-text entry. Android fans can now add check-ins to that list as Vlingo has partnered with Foursquare to announce a…

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Commmunication

GetGlue checks-in for everything and for everyone

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Yesterday we highlighted Miso, a “Foursquare for TV” that connects users who love the same TV shows and movies. Now let’s look at GetGlue, a check-in service that’s Foursquare for e…

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Gowalla 2.0 adds comments, links to Facebook/Twitter, and photo sharing

Travel

Gowalla 2.0 adds comments, links to Facebook/Twitter, and photo sharing

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Gowalla has joined the parade of app launches and upgrades released in conjunction with Google I/O. The latest version, labeled Gowalla 2.0, is now available and adds the following features: Share or view pho…

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Application Where gets a little more social

Android Apps

Application Where gets a little more social

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Where is a location based Android app that helps users find local restaurants, clubs, bars, and the like and is relatively useful because of the apps diverse and helpful user base. It looks like Where is becomin…

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