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location-based apps

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Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone

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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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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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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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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 October 1, 2012

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Get a refurbished Galaxy Gear smartwatch for $76.45

If you own a compatible Galaxy smartphone, this should prove a welcome addition to your wrist. Plus: tons of free apps from Amazon.

By October 30, 2014

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Disable iOS 8's 'Suggested Apps' feature

iOS 8 is so smart it recommends what app you should be using based on your location, or not, depending on your preference.

By September 17, 2014

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Apple takes NFC mainstream on iPhone 6; Apple Watch with Apple Pay

Apple will help consumers say buh-bye to plastic credit cards with the NFC-enabled iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch using its new mobile payment service Apple Pay.

By September 9, 2014

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Facebook tries a different way to chat with Rooms app

The world's largest social network expands its app strategy with a program that lets people chat in groups using pseudonyms.

By October 23, 2014

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Adobe's new mobile, online tools show its growth beyond PCs

At its Max conference, Adobe is announcing new mobile apps like Premiere Clips and online services like Creative Profile to show that it's adjusting to life beyond personal computers.

By October 6, 2014

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Apple clarifies Spotlight Suggestions data collection practices

Responding to user privacy concerns, Apple issues a statement describing the restrictions it places on the collection of customer data.

By October 20, 2014