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Android App Reviews

PlaceMe is the always-on location memorizer you never asked for [App Reviews]

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Location awareness is a common theme of many apps released in the past few years. But while most of these apps in some way or another are about discovering locales worth exploring, PlaceMe concerns itself only w…

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Travel

WHERE and Bump help friends find “Perfect Places”

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WHERE already supplies entertainment recommendations based on user preferences and history. The latest version of the app, which incorporates technology from Bump, can now provide restaurant suggestion…

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Lifestyle

Google Hotpot and Nexus S work together in new Portland promo

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Google is launching a special promotion in Portland, Oregon to promote Google HotPot/Places. In the pilot program, Google will distribute Google Places Business Kits that includes custom business cards, s…

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Android News

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

Lifestyle

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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Google Maps for Android relaunched with new features (screenshots included)

Android News

Google Maps for Android relaunched with new features (screenshots included)

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Google Maps on Android underwent a feature overhaul Sunday evening. Google, Inc., unveiled a new and improved Maps application that adds voice search, reverse directions, public transit or walking directi…

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Google’s Places Directory app finds local businesses

Android Apps

Google’s Places Directory app finds local businesses

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John’s in a new city and is both hungry and bored. Sure, he could check the Yellowpages or find out what his hotel’s front desk recommends, but maybe he wants to know where the locals go to find a good m…

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