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Nokia Asha 501 gains Foursquare app: even without GPS

Nokia Asha 501 gains Foursquare app: even without GPS

If you thought Foursquare was going to abandon the smallest of the small, the cheapest of the cheap in smartphone technology, you were wrong. Here this week the folks developing Foursquare have released the app for the Nokia Asha 501. This is a device that does not have GPS abilities - this would normally hinder an app that largely depends on such data - but no worries! This version of the app will use location data picked up by your network connection.

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Foursquare friends check-in activated: permission required

Foursquare friends check-in activated: permission required

If you're one of the still-massive amount of users working with Foursquare for all of your daily check-in needs, you'll certainly have some sort of an opinion on the addition of an "I'm with" option for the app for iOS and Android. This option allows a much-requested (so says Foursquare) feature to the app ecosystem for checking in friends.

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Foursquare Time Machine visualizes check-ins in 3D, recommends other hot spots

Foursquare Time Machine visualizes check-ins in 3D, recommends other hot spots

Foursquare enjoys giving its users new ways to visualize all of their check-ins over the years, and they've introduced a new feature that makes that happen once again. It's called Time Machine, and while it may just seem like another feature for Foursquare to use in order to recommend other hot spots to go to, Time Machine visualizes all of your check-ins in the coolest way yet.

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Foursquare Android update brings native tablet interface

Foursquare Android update brings native tablet interface

It's not too often that we see an Android app that comes with a native tablet user interface. iOS has usually led in the category, but more and more Android apps are starting to get in on the tablet fun with their own unique tablet layouts. Foursquare is the latest to join, with a new two-column layout that takes advantage of the larger screen real estate.

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Foursquare redesign comes to Windows Phone 8, YouTube gets updated

Foursquare redesign comes to Windows Phone 8, YouTube gets updated

In an effort to put more focus on its Windows Phone 8 app, Foursquare has issued a complete redesign that was put together by the Foursquare team along with help from both Microsoft and Nokia. The app has many of the same elements as the iOS and Android versions, but the WP8 redesign caters more towards the tiled look of Microsoft's mobile platform.

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Foursquare CEO says company is generating more revenue than ever

Foursquare CEO says company is generating more revenue than ever

Despite the public's perception of Foursquare, Foursquare's CEO Dennis Crowley says that the company is doing fine, and that it's not struggling at all. Crowley participated in TechCrunch's Disrupt NY event, where he discussed Foursquare's current state and how it's generating the supposed "big" revenue Crowley claims. Though at times, he does keep things a bit too hush hush to reassure anyone.

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Foursquare celebrates 4sqDay with personalized check-in infographic

Foursquare celebrates 4sqDay with personalized check-in infographic

If you used Foursquare today to check-in at your favorite restaurant or other establishment, then you may know that it's 4sqDay, a day that's celebrated each year on April 16 to celebrate social media, specifically Foursquare. The social check-in service has launched a nifty new tool that provides users with a neat personalized infographic of all your check-ins over the past year.

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Foursquare 6.0 arrives with focus on Explore recommendations

Foursquare 6.0 arrives with focus on Explore recommendations

Foursquare just issued an update to its iOS app, and while the version number moves up to an even 6.0, there are not a lot of big changes to be had, but the few changes there are, are quite noteworthy. Specifically, Foursquare has moved its Explore feature to the home page, bringing you recommendations right when you open the app.

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Foursquare for iOS updates with new tap-and-hold check-in feature

Foursquare for iOS updates with new tap-and-hold check-in feature

Whenever you're out with friends and you want to check in on Foursquare, the process can actually take longer than you really want it to. After all, it takes precious time away from chatting with your friends. However, Foursquare knows the feeling and has updated its iOS app today with a new tap-and-hold check-in feature.

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Foursquare updates iOS app to version 5.5, improves Explore feature

Foursquare updates iOS app to version 5.5, improves Explore feature

During what appears to be today's trend of updated iOS apps, Foursquare has just rolled out an update to its app for the iPhone, improving its Explore feature and taking it to version 5.5. With the updated feature, users can explore nearby places with less hassle, seeing more options on a single screen so they don't have to toy around in search of the perfect location.

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Foursquare check-ins reach 1 million at Atlanta Int’l Airport

Foursquare check-ins reach 1 million at Atlanta Int’l Airport

Foursquare has long been the go-to app for checking-in at places and sharing tips on restaurants and other attractions, so it's no surprise that one location in particular has reached a whopping 1 million check-ins on Foursquare. That location is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which is known as one of the busiest airports in the world.

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Foursquare crowd-sources Best of 2012 lists for 30 cities

Foursquare crowd-sources Best of 2012 lists for 30 cities

While Foursquare may only seem like a check-in app that you use to tell your friends how jealous they should be, the service also allows users to review restaurants and other attractions just like on Yelp, and give it a 0-10 rating. Today, Foursquare has released the "Best of 2012" list that chock full of the best places to go in a given city, crowd-sourced by the users themselves.

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