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October 4, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Foursquare Connected Apps

Continuing my very occasional series of posts about Foursquare on Thursdays (the last one being in, um, June), I’d like to focus on a relatively recent addition to Foursquare’s third-party app ecosystem called ‘Connected apps’. Now Foursquare has supported third-party … Continue reading

June 19, 2012
by Neil Turner
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On the midnight train going nowhere

Last week, as expected, Apple announced it was dropping Google as the data supplier for the Maps app on its iOS devices, and instead using data from a variety of sources – primarily OpenStreetMap but also from TomTom, Waze, Getchee, … Continue reading

June 14, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Foursquare 5.0

It’s a Thursday, and this is a post about Foursquare. It isn’t, however, a resumption of Foursquare Thursday, which I last tried to revive in December – unfortunately, while Foursquare is interesting and constantly evolving, there’s not quite enough to … Continue reading