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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 Jul. 19, 2013

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Virgin Mobile Awe

If you're in need of a low-cost prepaid phone, the Awe will satisfy, but if you want a quick-moving phone, move on.

By Oct. 8, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Oct. 8, 2013

MSRP: $99.00

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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 Nov. 5, 2013

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Nokia XL

The largest of the three new Nokia X family of phones, the XL also has more memory and better cameras for 109 Euros.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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The Collectables

Even with the minor freemium annoyances, The Collectables is a ton of fun with graphics and gameplay that make it worth jumping through a few hoops.

By Apr. 4, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Apr. 4, 2014

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Geeksphone Peak+

Running Firefox OS mobile software, the Geeksphone Peak+ offers a memory upgrade and truly open Web-based platform, untethered from iOS and Android.

By Jul. 26, 2013

MSRP: $149.00

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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 Aug. 30, 2013

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Amazon Mobile (Windows Phone)

Though Amazon Mobile lacks features found on other Amazon apps, it's still worth downloading for mobile shopping and price checks.

By Jul. 24, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 24, 2013

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BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer

If you aren’t turned off by its questionable social-sharing features, the advanced BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer is a compelling tool that can help minimize overindulging.

By Jun. 18, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jun. 18, 2013

MSRP: $149.99

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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 Oct. 1, 2012