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Use Clipless to get deals based on your current location

Want access to tons of deal Web sites in the palm of your hand, with very minimal effort on your part? Clipless is a deal app that is worth trying for these reasons and more.

By Aug. 30, 2013


Sickweather tracks then alerts you of nearby illnesses

This one is definitely filed under "there's an app for that."

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Martian Notifier

Martian shows off the $129.99 Notifier smartwatch at CES 2014 that features handsome analog looks and high-tech smartphone alerts.

By Jan. 6, 2014

MSRP: $129.99


Receive alerts for incoming FedEx deliveries

A free service offered by FedEx puts you in control of incoming packages.

By Jun. 4, 2013


Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By Apr. 18, 2014


Twitter tells you where the party's at with local alerts

Turn off the TV. The information network tests out a feature that spotlights what's happening near you, right now.

By Aug. 15, 2013


Chromebleed alerts sites vulnerable to Heartbleed

Chrome extension Chromebleed runs in the background and warns you when you open a site that has yet to be patched for the Heartbleed bug.

By Apr. 17, 2014


Next step for app notifications: Location-based messages

Urban Airship, which powers many notification platforms for apps, wants to make mobile messaging more accurate.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Set up Google Alerts

This powerful tool makes it a snap to get Google search queries delivered to your inbox.

By Feb. 10, 2014


Google adds local safety alerts to search results

A partnership between Google and tech startup Nixle will allow safety notifications from local authorities to appear at the top of search results.

By Apr. 12, 2013