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location-based apps

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News, analysis and tips on the Google Android operating system, and devices and apps that use it.

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Apple patents location-based technology to control devices remotely

A patent describes technology that monitors your location and automatically performs home automation tasks.

By November 5, 2013

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Fantastical 2

Fantastical 2 has replaced the Calendar app on my iPhone, and I don’t see that ever changing. Managing my schedule, along with Reminders integration have made it a “must have” app.

January 13, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating January 13, 2014

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Humin

With better ways to search your contact lists, and tons more information for each contact, Humin is an excellent replacement for your iOS dialer.

August 15, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 15, 2014

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How to send Facebook messages without the Messenger app

Not happy that Facebook now forces you to use its Messenger app? Here's how to beat the company at its own game.

By August 11, 2014

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AR messaging app lets you leave notes in the real world

Traces offers a new way of messaging that allows you to leave digital surprises in real-life locations.

By August 5, 2014

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Apple buys location-based data company Locationary

The small startup blends data from multiple sources to ensure that information on local businesses, such as location, hours, and services, is always up-to-date.

By July 19, 2013

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Push for Pizza app a Silicon Valley triumph

An app that tackles one of the world's most pressing problems has arrived. Now, with a simple few taps, you too can realize what it's like to live in the year 2014.

By August 5, 2014

Review

Cobra iRadar Atom (iRAD 900)

With the aid of your smartphone and an app, the compact Cobra iRadar Atom is a powerful tool for monitoring the road ahead for speed traps and road hazards.

August 18, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 18, 2014
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Petfie lets you show off pet photos - and mark strays for neutering

Besides posting cute pictures of your cats and dogs, the Singapore app allows users to tag strays so a cat charity can find and sterilize them.

By July 31, 2014

Editors' Take

Apple CarPlay

Apple offers a demonstration of the new CarPlay iOS mirroring feature in a Mercedes-Benz C-class during the Geneva auto show.

March 4, 2014

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