Tag Archive: Foursquare


Apple Maps cozies up to Foursquare for business data

Foursquare is now contributing “business listings data” to Apple Maps. Since the launch of Maps, Apple vowed to collect data from multiple sources to improve the service over time, and is living up to that promise with this new addition. It turns out that Apple has actually been collecting data from Foursquare for almost a […]

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Apple Maps cozies up to Foursquare for business data

Foursquare is now contributing “business listings data” to Apple Maps. Since the launch of Maps, Apple vowed to collect data from multiple sources to improve the service over time, and is living up to that promise with this new addition. It turns out that Apple has actually been collecting data from Foursquare for almost a […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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The new Foursquare app is less social and more like Yelp

Foursquare pioneered the location check-in phenomenon that Facebook and so many others now offer. But the reality is that Foursquare just hasn’t been that popular for quite a while. It put out a flashy new check-in app called Swarm earlier this…Read more ›

Microsoft Buys Stake In Foursquare To Help Power Siri Competitor

Microsoft didn’t just announced a new CEO today. They also announced that they were buying a $ 15 million stake in popular mobile check-in app Foursquare. But to what end? The deal, confirmed by both Microsoft and Foursquare, would primarily give…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Sunlit App Builds Photo Journals Using Dropbox, App.net And Foursquare

Today is turning out to be photo-journal app Friday, with the latest entry in the list from iOS developer Manton Reece. It’s called Sunlit, and it’s a way to put together a journal of your daily meanderings with photos, text…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Foursquare Finally Checks Into App Store With iOS 7 Makeover

Foursquare released a new update for its iPhone app today that finally brings the app in-line with iOS 7′s new white and minimal UI along with some new enhancements that make the app more socially aware than ever before. The…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Foursquare For iOS 7 Now Serves Up Real-Time Recommendations

  Foursquare released an update for its iOS app today that includes an updated look and feel, as well as a new real-time recommendations feature. Using your iPhone’s location data, the app now serves up recommendations such as what to eat at a restaurant or sales coupons for a store you’re already shopping at. Users […]

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Cobook Update Adds Foursquare And Instagram Support, Plus A Feature You All Thought Was There Already

Cobook has updated it’s contacts/address book app, adding some long-overdue features, some neat new tricks, and – finally – a store, so you can give the company some money at last. Cobook is a kind of phone/address book replacement for the iPhone, slurping in your contacts, matching them with your Twitter and Facebook friends and […]

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Antisocial Place-Tagging App Rego Updated To Use Foursquare Database

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Remember Rego? It’s the place-saving app whose name means “asshole” in Brazil, and which lets you check-into and remember locations without sharing them.

When the app launched a couple of weeks ago, I moaned,whined and complained endlessly about the lack of a search function for places – you just had to swipe and pinch your way there manually. Now v1.1 is here. And it brings search, accessing the Foursquare database, as  [Read More…]

Foursquare Hits 6.0, Makes It Easier Than Ever To Explore And Find Cool Places Nearby

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Foursquare has just updated its popular iOS app to version 6.0, and as a point-oh release, it radically ups the ante when it comes to exploring the cityscape around you and finding you cool stuff in your area.

The biggest change is that Foursquare 6.0 has moved the Explore feature right to the home page, immediately bringing you recommendations on where to go as soon  [Read More…]