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Automatic Driving Monitor for Android updates with Crash Alert, "Do Not Disturb" mode

Android users of the Automatic Smart Driving Monitor gain two new features in the latest update, one of which is exclusive to the Android platform.

By June 3, 2014

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Lookout launches 'theftie' alerts to combat smartphone theft

The mobile security firm thinks a phone's front-facing camera can help retrieve a stolen device.

By May 28, 2014

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Spotify alerts Android users to upgrade, citing breach

The music streaming service says only one user's data was subject to the "unauthorized access," but it warns Android users to expect an upgrade in the coming days.

By May 27, 2014

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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 August 30, 2013

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Google adds shopping alerts, Uber to mobile apps

Several updates arrive for Google apps, including location-based shopping alerts on Google Now and Uber's on-demand car service in Maps. Meanwhile, Microsoft is ready to show off a mini Surface tablet.

By May 6, 2014

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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 April 18, 2014

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Securus eZoom tracking and safety locator

The Securus eZoom tracking and safetly locator's hardware is quite good, but expensive operation costs and buggy software tarnishes its recommendation.

April 30, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating April 30, 2013
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Sickweather tracks then alerts you of nearby illnesses

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

By November 29, 2013

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Use Find My Friends to alert anyone of your location

Find My Friends can automatically send an e-mail to a contact on your behalf, alerting them of your current location. Here's how to set up the handy feature.

By January 31, 2013

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AT&T ShopAlerts texts location-based promos

Partnering with Placecast, AT&T unveils a service that will send special offers and promotions to consumers via mobile phone when they're shopping at or near participating stores.

By February 28, 2011