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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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Snapchat boosts photo location tagging with 'geofilters'

The picture-sharing app adds a new opt-in feature that lets users add drawings or text overlays to their photos.

By July 15, 2014

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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

Editors' Take

Apple HomeKit (iOS)

With its new HomeKit software coming to iOS 8 this fall, Apple will help enable the increasingly competitive race to control connected household products.

June 2, 2014

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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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Superhero Workout app: Get fit by fighting aliens

This calisthenics-based fitness app uses motion tracking to turn you into a supersoldier saving the world. In your head, anyway.

By August 19, 2014

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Google acquires image-recognition startup Jetpac

Jetpac's City Guides app offers personalized recommendations based on photo attributes like smiles, lipsticks, and blue skies. Google has other plans, though: the app will disappear in a month.

By August 18, 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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App makes a stand against China messaging ban with cute merch

The Japanese messaging app Line may be blocked in China, but it's still raking in cash from merchandise based on its cartoon characters at a huge mall in Beijing.

By August 14, 2014

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With OpenStax, book learns you

Open textbook publisher OpenStax is developing algorithm-enhanced digital textbooks that adapt to the user's learning needs.

By August 20, 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