Foursquare enters a new era of dual identities
With a revamped app and logo, Foursquare focuses on local search and moves check-ins to the new Swarm app. Meanwhile, immerse yourself in the Sharknado experience with the help of the Philips Hue smart lightbulb.
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- Farewell to check-ins on the main Foursquare app. The future of Foursquare begins now as the five-year-old app gets a new logo and puts more of a focus on local searches, keeping check-ins to its spin-off app Swarm.
- Take a peak at what could be the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone, according to images published on the Vietnamese tech blog Tinhte.
- Bring a storm of sharks into your living room with Philips Hue smart bulbs. A new app syncs the LED bulbs to the audio of Sharknado movies, changing color as you watch different scenes.
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