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Foursquare Post Yearly Milestones, Hosts Hackthon This Saturday

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Foursquare, the location-based social network has posted their yearly milestones. 2012 marked the launch of their logged-out explore feature on foursquare.com solidifying their title as the world’s most complete crowd-sourced city discovery guide.
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Wikitude Wins Best Augmented Reality Browser Again

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Wikitude has won best AR browser in the Augmented Planet Reader’s Choice Awards for the fourth year straight. These user-driven awards have also awarded Wikitude with the best AR developer tool or platform for the 2nd year in a row.
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Foursquare for BlackBerry Updated to 5.0

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Everyone’s favourite location-based social network for mobile has updated their BlackBerry app. On the heels of the release of the iOS and Android 5.0 Foursquare update, the BlackBerry update features all the same feature improvements. In addition to a graphical update, Foursquare 5 for BlackBerry also polished the user interface making it easier to share your whereabouts.
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Foursquare Demos NFC Checkins at BlackBerry World

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Last week at BlackBerry World 2012, Foursquare launched NFC checkins for their city discovery app. This will allow checkins via Foursquare-configured NFC tags as well as share venue and tip data simply by tapping devices together. Here’s a video demo of how it all works.
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