Tagged ‘Foursquare’

You’re away. Obviously, you want to use your phone to find your way around. But without Wi-Fi, it could mean hefty roaming charges.

Good news: there’s an app that lets you take your maps offline before you go, so finding a dive bar needn’t mean racking up ruinous bills. (Sadly it can’t do anything about your bar tab.)

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Friday! We’re at the end of the week, just a few hours till the weekend. We’ve got all the big news from this morning, and you’ll be glad to hear there’s not a word about News International. Just tech tech tech, so come with us as we see what’s been happening.

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A Harry Potter badge has shown up on foursquare, letting fans of the wizard find his latest film. That’s right, just check in at a cinema when you go see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, and you’ll see this special Harry Potter badge.

It’s the work of EA Games, promoting its game based on the movie. But it’s not just a pointless promo – check in at the cinema when you see the movie, and you’ll get 25% off the price of the game. Magic.

Click through to see some in-game footage.

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It’s been quite the busy afternoon in gadgetry, courtesy of the world’s biggest mobile expo, Mobile World Congress, going on in Barcelona right now. See what’s been going on there and elsewhere here in our teatime tech news roundup.

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Dennis Crowley, CEO and co-founder of Foursquare, has revealed users will soon be able to receive recommendations based on their friends’ favourite shops, restaurants and attractions. Speaking at Mobile World Congress, he said it’d arrive soon too, as early as next month.

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We’ve seen plenty of juicy news stories this morning, ranging from smartphones and apps to seriously awesome hacks. Read on for them all right here in our lunchtime lowdown news roundup. Let’s do this thing.

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Wowsa! Foursquare has had a serious upgrade with photos and comments leading the charge. The new Foursquare Photos feature adds a new empty photo box to the checkin screen with checkins now including camera and comment box icons…
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Pip pip! Mealtime o’clock. Click on through for the lunchtime lowdown, and a roundup of all the morning’s tech stories, digestible in mere seconds!

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