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Asus Tablets

Asus Transformer Prime still has GPS issues, even after official fix

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It’s been a little over a week since owners of the Asus Transformer Prime received not only Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0), but a fix for the tablet’s dismal GPS performance. Well, apparently th…

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Lifestyle

Foursquare adding photos and comments to Android app this week

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An upcoming version of Foursquare for Android will enable members to check-in with photos and comment on friend activities. Foursquare unveiled a new version of its iPhone app and promised that the Android ap…

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AT&T

Samsung claims to fix GPS issues on Captivate and Vibrant with GPS Restore app

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The Samsung Galaxy S has been troubled by GPS problems since it was first released months ago. Plenty of people complained that it was impossible to get a decent fix on their location, despite maintenance updat…

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Travel

CoPilot Live USA available for only $4.99

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Finding your way around town is more affordable for people who want a GPS app other than Google Maps. ALK has released a new version of its navigation app CoPilot Live USA for only $4.99. CoPilot Live USA features…

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Google

Google Maps Walking Navigation: An Adventure in NY [App Reviews]

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Google Maps Navigation is Android’s most talked about and attractive feature, but not everyone needs directions while driving. Some folks want voice guidance while navigating the sidewalks more oft…

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Lifestyle

Facebook Places is available on the FB Touch website. Here’s a screenshot tour.

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Facebook launched its new Places feature because it wanted to give users a chance to discover where their friends are, discover what’s around them, and let others know their location. Sure, we were alre…

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Lifestyle

Facebook Places check-ins to location awareness industry

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Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, and the ilk ought to be nervous. Really nervous. Why? Facebook unveiled its own check-in service called Facebook Places last night. Places is a location-aware service to find your…

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Android Devices

Rumor: German manufacturer promises 10-inch Tegra 2 Android tablet by end of the year

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After yesterday’s surprise Android tablet being available at Kmart, it only seems natural to follow it up with another tablet story. The nice thing about this one is that this tablet has better specs and…

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Google Android

Google Maps for Android adds train schedules, live Places info, more Latitude features

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Another day, another upgrade from Google. The latest service treated to new features is Google Maps on Android 1.6 or higher, which has added upcoming schedules at transit stations, more integration with Lat…

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Rogers “Navigator for Android” now available, priced at $4.99 a month

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Rogers “Navigator for Android” now available, priced at $4.99 a month

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Thanks to the introduction of “Navigator for Android” Rogers users now have an available option for traveling around and not getting lost. Which is nice considering the Google Maps Navigation a…

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Zillow launches new Android real estate app

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Zillow launches new Android real estate app

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Zillow.com, “the leader in mobile real estate” will be launching a US real estate searching app that uses GPS to pinpoint consumers position and provide information about local homes. The appli…

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Android apps don’t make money…except for one that’s bringing in $13k a month

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Android apps don’t make money…except for one that’s bringing in $13k a month

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The Android Market has a negative reputation for providing economic rewards, but one developer has found a way to secure a few bucks – $13,000 a month. Edward Kim created Car Locator as a side project whil…

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Tips: Here’s a much easier way to control Google Voice depending on location

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Tips: Here’s a much easier way to control Google Voice depending on location

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The Android world was abuzz yesterday with a tutorial to have Google Voice know which phones to ring depending on location. The tutorial had a great premise but was flawed by its set-up and dependence on Locale.…

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Garmin-Asus Android phone is a GPS device that happens to have a phone

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Garmin-Asus Android phone is a GPS device that happens to have a phone

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Garmin-Asus has done the “we’re coming to Android” dance for more than a year, but the music has finally stopped with the announcement of the Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A50. Centered on GPS navi…

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Nav4All shuts down, provides warning sign to developers

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Nav4All shuts down, provides warning sign to developers

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Nav4All is dead; at least for the foreseeable future. The multi-platform, multi-language, navigation software with 27.5 million users in 56 languages has to stop working after 5 years of operation. The app h…

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