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Foursquare Labs have finally released a major overhaul to their popular check-in application, foursquare. The app is no longer (just) about checking in at your favorite places, as the developers have “re-imagined the entire app to make it even easier for you and your friends to share and catalog your experiences and find new places to go.” foursquare 5.0 is available for download from Google Play right now, ready to improve your whole check in experience. In addition to let you check in whenever you arrive at a location that supports foursquare, the new app version will now let you…

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We have seen quite a bit of updated and new apps in the last 24 or so hours, including Chrome Beta and Microsoft’s OneNote launching in the Android Market, and Seesmic, Google+ and Foursquare getting updated. But most importantly Foursquare added NFC Beam support in it’s latest update. This goes without saying but I am going to say it anyways, you need a NFC chip and Android 4.0 for Android Beam to work. So basically right now the only device that Android Beam will work on is the Galaxy Nexus. Foursquare also improved scrolling speed throughout the app in this…

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There’s a small amount of joy to be had whenever we grab a great deal for an excellent product or service. Discounts and offers have made this extremely accessible, becoming quite the rage these past few years. The nice thing is that you don’t need to be on your desk anymore to grab a deal. Mobile is the way to go when accessing discounts and the retailers know it. Here are some of the best apps to get your discount on, perfect for the coming holiday season! AAA Discounts Are you an AAA member? Then there’s an app for you!…

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Building an Android application first, then creating a counterpart for iOS is said to be more difficult than normal, but the people behind Lightbox Photos for Android is doing exactly this. Unlike photo-sharing newcomers Instagram and Path which are both run only in iOS, Lightbox takes the Android-first stance. “Android is going to take the market position of where Nokia is today,” said Lightbox CEO Thai Tran. “Android phones will, within two years, be just as cheap as the non-smartphones you buy today.” Tran further explains that Android users are offered with inferior applications compared to counterparts offered to iPhone…