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Google to Acquire Waze Free Traffic App for 1.1 Billion

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Waze is an Israeli crowd sourced traffic app that has the ability to show you the quickest route and redirect Waze users around traffic, essentially outsmarting the traffic jam. The yet to be finalized deal is potentially valued around 1.1 Billion US. Continue reading ‘Google to Acquire Waze Free Traffic App for 1.1 Billion’

Endomondo Sports Tracking App Launches on BlackBerry 10

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Endomondo is a free or premium cross-platform sports tracking app that uses GPS and other techniques to track workout session. The company ported their iOS/Android app over to BlackBerry 10 due to overwhelming customer feedback. Continue reading ‘Endomondo Sports Tracking App Launches on BlackBerry 10′

Wikitude Places Beta Launches on BlackBerry 10

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Augmented Reality leader Wikitude launches Wikitude Places for BlackBerry 10. The new service provides Location Based Services to Wikitude users and helps to build their LBS database of sights, restaurants, hotels and shops. Continue reading ‘Wikitude Places Beta Launches on BlackBerry 10′

Car Finder for BlackBerry 10 and PlayBook Bookmarks Locations for Free

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Car Finder by DroidOmics is a handy GPS utility that bookmarks a location and helps you navigate to it later. Handy for finding your car, hotel, or any meeting spot that you decide, it even works without a data connection. Continue reading ‘Car Finder for BlackBerry 10 and PlayBook Bookmarks Locations for Free’

Crack Open Your Favorite Beer Because Untappd is Available on BlackBerry 10

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Untappd is an awesome app that combines a social network, beer guide and venue checkins. In short, the app lets you tell your friends what beers you’re drinking and where. The location element allows you to discover venues that offer the best beers and the beer guide is constantly expanding as it’s crowdsourced. The good people at Untappd have officially announced that a native BlackBerry 10 Untappd app is now available and come January 30th, you’ll be able to use it on your new BlackBerry 10 device, along with features that are exclusive to the platform. Read on for more details.
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Revamped LittleBrother 2.0 App Spawns New Use Cases: Find My Lost BlackBerry and Kid Monitor

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LittleBrother is a handy free BlackBerry app that used to use cell tower information courtesy of GoogleGears location service to accomplish a variety of automation tasks. A little while ago, the app was forced to undergo a redesign because of the shut down of the GoogleGears location service. Continue reading ‘Revamped LittleBrother 2.0 App Spawns New Use Cases: Find My Lost BlackBerry and Kid Monitor’