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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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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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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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Bug forces Apple to delay launch of HealthKit fitness apps

Apps were expected to be released with the launch of iOS 8 today, but they were pulled at the last minute.

By September 17, 2014

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Facebook discusses new location-privacy settings in Apple's iOS 8 (Q&A)

Apple's new mobile OS gives you more control over when an app can access your device's location. Facebook says it wants to make sure users understand what its apps are asking for and why.

By September 17, 2014

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With new smartwatch, Apple buys itself some time

It won't deliver the Apple Watch to consumers until next year. So who's going to now rush out to buy a wearable from the likes of LG, Motorola or Samsung?

By September 10, 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