Swarm is the new app that will provide the check-in functionality that’s long been offered by the Foursquare app. The new Swarm app will display where your friends are at, much like Foursquare has for a ... Read More »
Foursquare has long enabled users to check in to locations and see where their friends are, and more recently it began pushing the discovery aspect of its service as well. Soon Foursquare users won’t be able to do all of that within the same app, though, because the company has Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently-upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is find the ones that people are actually updating rather than those with the most installs. As in the past, ... Read More »
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Welcome back to the return of our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to look at what people are actually updating, not focus on which apps have the most ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to look at what people are actually updating, and not focus on which apps have the most installs.
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When I got my first Android phone a little over three years ago, one of my favorite things was to browse the Android Market and watch the apps as they were being pushed live. Developers soon began to exploit the Just In section of the Android Market with fake updates to get their app to the top ... Read More »
It looks like the Near Field Communications revolution is finally getting underway. After over a year of NFC chips being available in several different models of Android devices, major third-party developers are finally starting to incorporate the technology into their apps. Scanning tags is fun and all, but using NFC to share information in popular apps ... Read More »
Still think check-in apps are lame and useless? Foursquare just announced their 4.0 release for iOS, which includes a new feature called Radar that can automatically alert you about nearby things you might be interested in.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that some of the most widely used Android applications are putting users’ personal data at risk, based on research conducted by computer security firm viaForensics.
According to the viaForensics report, Foursquare, Netflix, LinkedIn and Square all store various forms of personal information in plain text form on ... Read More »
Foursquare launched back in 2009 at Austin’s SXSW festival with the idea of “making cities easier to use” and the mobile company will stick with their yearly cadence by releasing Version 3.0 later tonight. The social check-in service now boasts nearly 7.5 million users and witnessed almost 500,000,000 check-ins during the last year.
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