Apple buys Locationary to boost maps

Apple Maps aims to improve location data, MacBooks go on sale for school, and the Satechi Portable Humidifier finds a cool use for hot summer days.

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In this episode of Update:

- See what perks Locationary can bring to Apple Maps .

- Save money on a MacBook with back-to-school sales at Best Buy and through Apple.

- Say farewell to the Optimus smartphone, as LG drops the brand name for something shorter .

- Find a cool use for the Satechi USB Portable Humidifier, which uses a water bottle to mist a room.

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