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Motorola diversifies by purchasing location-aware app Aloqa

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Today, Motorola purchased Aloqa, a location-aware recommendation app for Android. With Aloqa just passing one million users in the last few days, it’s no wonder that Motorola would want to get in the g…

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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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VouchAR brings live store discounts to Augmented Reality

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Walking down the street with no clue about which boutique to browse or which restaurant to step in for a quick bite? Maybe you ought to fire up VouchAR and discover which establishment will save you a few quid. Vou…

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Google updates Maps & Places for quicker location discovery

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Android 1.6+ users with Google Maps should be able to find “an even better way to find places nearby” thanks to an update from Google. There is now an updated version of Maps that offers direct acces…

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

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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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Dex One Corp. Introduces New Android App for Local Business Search

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Dex One Corp. Introduces New Android App for Local Business Search

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Dex One Corporation is a marketing services company that helps "local businesses reach, win, and keep ready-to-buy customers" by connecting them. Dex One launched a new Android app that allows Android users to easily find and locate local businesses that are within their database.

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50 Best Android Apps: GPS and Location Apps [#16 - 24]

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50 Best Android Apps: GPS and Location Apps [#16 - 24]

UPDATE: This is an old list. Please read our more current and updated top apps list, available here Top 60 Apps List Writing a Best Android Apps list is never an easy job. Android inspires passionate fans who beli…

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Brightkite app now available in the Android Market

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Brightkite app now available in the Android Market

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When we last mentioned Brightkite, it was available for download, however it was not yet in the market and was still listed as a beta. Well, we have some good news for those of you that were waiting for an Android Ma…

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Flickr adds Nearby functionality for Android

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Flickr adds Nearby functionality for Android

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Flickr has just gotten a little bit cooler in terms of mobile web support, well mobile web support for Android anyway. Thanks to a recent posting over on the Flickr Blog, we have learned that the mobile web client…

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More on Geodelic, the force behind the myTouch’s Sherpa

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More on Geodelic, the force behind the myTouch’s Sherpa

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The “Sherpa” application is being touted as a major selling point of the now-officially announced T-Mobile USA myTouch phone. Sherpa learns a user’s activities and provides nearby esta…

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Centrl Android app offers layered location networking

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Centrl Android app offers layered location networking

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Location-based social networking Android apps have received a new peer in Centrl, the mobile version of a service to find friends, deals, and attractions. Formerly known as Unype, Centrl is a service to conne…

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UK politicians fearful of Google Latitude

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UK politicians fearful of Google Latitude

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Google Latitude lets cell phone users see where their friends are, but some British politicians think Google’s location service available on Android also raises privacy concerns. They’ve eve…

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