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Google Now: There's A Fine Line Between Cool And Creepy

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There’s something very cool about Google Now, which the company announced at its I/O developer conference a few weeks ago. At the same time, though, Now also has the potential to become Google’s creepiest service yet. Here is what it does (assuming you opt in to the service and have...
Google Now: There's A Fine Line Between Cool And Creepy

10 Apps That Made My Life Better

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At its best, technology makes your life easier, more productive, or more fun.Seamless It used to be that ordering takeout was a pain. Unless you kept a paper menu on your fridge, you had to look up the restaurant online to see its menu. Then you had to call it up...
10 Apps That Made My Life Better
The future according to John Doerr (Or: How Twitter can become the fifth big company in tech)

HealthyOut Is Like A Personal Nutritionist For Healthy Food Deliveries

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New York-based startup HealthyOut already has a popular iPhone and Android app for quickly finding nearby restaurants and dishes that users can order and have delivered. Today at Disrupt NY 2013, HealthyOut is unveiling a new service, which will provide users with personalized menus of food delivered to help them...
HealthyOut Is Like A Personal Nutritionist For Healthy Food Deliveries
Foursquare launching local search engine for everyone, not just registered users
CityMaps expands its social map to iOS, SF and Austin

Nokia Debuts The 4.3″ Lumia 820: 5MP Camera, 1.5GHz Dual-Core S4 Processor, 8GB Of Storage

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Nokia has taken the stage in New York City, hand-in-hand with Microsoft of course, to deliver its latest round of Lumia smartphones, powered by Windows 8. While it’s not quite as impressive as big brother 920, the freshly announced Lumia 820 should still raise a few hairs on your neck....
Nokia Debuts The 4.3″ Lumia 820: 5MP Camera, 1.5GHz Dual-Core S4 Processor, 8GB Of Storage
The Yelpification Of Foursquare
Foursquare Is Doing Big Things, So Existing Investor Spark Capital Buys $50M Of Employee Stock
Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" Button Becomes a Showcase for Google Properties
T-Mobile's "Genius" voice command button just got a lot smarter

Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW

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From Venture Capital Dispatch: The idea for Gypsii came while Dan Harple was commuting the way most people do in Amsterdam - riding a bicycle. Harple, a serial entrepreneur, was looking on his mobile phone for nearby restaurants, but he couldn’t find good results. “I was riding my bike around...
Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW

Foursquare + Google Maps = FourWhere

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With the SXSW conference approaching in Austin, we are seeing a lot of geo-location launching this year. A lot of startups are taking advantage of Foursquare’s APIs in particular to get their geo apps quickly out of the gate. Take FourWhere. It is a pretty basic mashup of Foursquare...
Foursquare + Google Maps = FourWhere

An Apple-Foursquare Hookup Could Mean The End Of Yelp Reviews In iOS

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Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue sent an interesting 31st tweet today. It’s a Foursquare check-in at Apple’s HQ, indicating that Cue is trying out the service at work. Moreover, Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley is spending a week in San Francisco. These two circumstantial bits of information...
An Apple-Foursquare Hookup Could Mean The End Of Yelp Reviews In iOS

Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW

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The idea for Gypsii came while Dan Harple was commuting the way most people do in Amsterdam - riding a bicycle. Harple, a serial entrepreneur, was looking on his mobile phone for nearby restaurants, but he couldn’t find good results. “I was riding my bike around searching and I’d get...
Locating Latest Mobile Craze, Tweetsii Debuts At SXSW
Roamz Roams Up To Version 2.0 And Gets A New Look — But Does It Work?
NYC to transform old phone booths into 32-inch ‘smart screens’
Nokia's City Lens augmented reality app for Lumia Windows Phones comes out of beta

This app uses your text messages to recommend restaurants

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Intelligent robot assistants like Siri have changed the way we interact with our mobile devices to help make recommendations for us, but the technology has yet to fully adapt to our personal preferences. University of Washington graduate student Jared Bauer is developing an application that has several of the same...
This app uses your text messages to recommend restaurants

Spindle discovery app for iPhone adds keyword-based search alerts, spreads to more US cities

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The Spindle for iPhone application is known for making it a breeze to discover nearby restaurants, bars and other local spots by racking up social network updates instead of, you know, check-ins. In its second major installment, Spindle's now brought keyword-based search and notifications to the app, allowing iPhone...
Spindle discovery app for iPhone adds keyword-based search alerts, spreads to more US cities

Lexus' Enform app is cool, just not spend-$120,000-on-a-car cool

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You will probably never look better using an app for a car than while sitting in this car. Andrew Cunningham There is now a long, somewhat exasperating history of smartphone apps that do little except demonstrate one’s affluence. For instance, the $999.99 I Am Rich app does nothing but...
Lexus' Enform app is cool, just not spend-$120,000-on-a-car cool

Startup concept for sale: Locazy.com. Find nearby restaurants, bars and shops using only email

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While we were in Brazil to organise our first TNW Latin America conference we soon discovered that (mobile) Internet was not something that was readily available to everyone, nor was it very fast. In a large city like São Paolo (or Brazil in general), or any other city that you...
Startup concept for sale: Locazy.com. Find nearby restaurants, bars and shops using only email
Google Now: A Smarter, Mobile Search Offering Tailored To Your Life

Tellmewhere Makes Location-Based Social Networking More Useful

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Tellmewhere is a location-based iPhone and Android app that offers its users personalized recommendations for restaurants, bars, grocery stores and other local retailers. The service, which also offers a full set of location-based social networking features, is already very popular in Europe where it has about 500,000 users. With the...
Tellmewhere Makes Location-Based Social Networking More Useful

Google Now: Real-Time Notifications For Android

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Android users are about to get access to real-time notifications and data through a cool-looking new feature called Google Now. It’s part of the new features in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean unveiled this morning at Google I/O. To explain the feature, Googlers demonstrated how Google Now might assist them in...
Google Now: Real-Time Notifications For Android
NYC planning to install internet-connected 'smart screens' in old phone booths

This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri

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Google’s ad campaigns haven’t always been the best. Remember that silly Google+ ad that tried to put a romantic spin on Circles, only to make it look like a whole lot of work? Well, the search firm has stepped up their game for the latest Nexus 4/Google Now ad,...
This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri
Alcohoot combats drunk driving with 'world's first enforcement grade smartphone breathalyzer'
Dine and dash: TGI Friday’s lets customers pay their tabs on iPhone and Android

Privacy in the mobile age? You're doing it wrong, say EU regulators

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Everyone knows how finicky the European Union is when it comes to data protection in the cloud, but until now there hasn’t been much noise regarding the humble smartphone app. Now a group of privacy regulators from across Europe has published its opinion on that subject, and the result may...
Privacy in the mobile age? You're doing it wrong, say EU regulators
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