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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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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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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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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

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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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Future iPhone could become a cool remote control for your car

In a newly published patent filing, Apple describes how to start your car, adjust the temperature, automatically open the hood and perform other tricks via your iPhone.

By October 21, 2014

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Xbox One update to integrate live TV and Twitter

One feature in a November update is a new tab showing most-watched TV programs, including those trending on Twitter.

By October 21, 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