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Google Places mistakenly lists open businesses as shutdown after jerks game the system

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One of the primary reasons people use Google Places is to discover points of interest when on the go. How interesting would it be if you knew that some locations don’t appear in Places because they are mist…

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ZAGAT TO GO brings the powerful ZAGAT restaurant guide to Android phones

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ZAGAT TO GO brings the powerful ZAGAT restaurant guide to Android phones

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Hungry? ZAGAT TO GO is ready to remedy the situation. Fresh on the Android Market, ZAGAT TO GO is a premium application that taps into 45 ZAGAT guides for restaurant ratings and reviews. Much like the popular iPh…

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Wikitude creators update app and launch user-driven Wikitude.me

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Wikitude creators update app and launch user-driven Wikitude.me

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Mobilizy, the company that pioneered augmented reality apps on Android with Wikitude, have announced two big news items. Not only have they upgraded Wikitude 3 with several new features, they’ve also…

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Layar “reality browser” app now available in all Android Markets

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Layar “reality browser” app now available in all Android Markets

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Augmented reality app Layar is now available in Android Markets across the globe, according to an announcement from Layar. Originally released in June for the Netherlands, Layar is now available in several o…

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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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Layar Android app augments reality with POI’s and more

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Layar Android app augments reality with POI’s and more

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Android has an augmented reality. I had no idea exactly what that meant today, but Layar, “the first mobile Augmented Reality browser,” did a good job of drawing me in to find out. Layar adds real-t…

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Google’s Places Directory app finds local businesses

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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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