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How to bluff technology to your Christmas guests

How to bluff technology to your Christmas guests

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Christmas is a time for giving and sharing. It’s also a time for total confusion for the non-tech savvy. Each and every time they get another year older and another whole 12 months further adrift of what the world of technology is up to. Christmas Day... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Facebook for BlackBerry

APP OF THE DAY - Facebook for BlackBerry

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For many, Facebook has become part of their daily lives. Not only has it gone and got itself its own movie, but Facebook continues to expand features across platforms. BlackBerry has long been savvy with Facebook, but isn’t always at the top of the... >>

Facebook left out key features from latest mobile announcement

Facebook left out key features from latest mobile announcement

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Facebook has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the announcements it made on Wednesday, which saw the launch of Facebook Deals, Places and Groups come to iPhone and Android apps, are just the start of new features to come. “We had to remove things from the... >>

Facebook Places could let you check in to your favourite TV show

Facebook Places could let you check in to your favourite TV show

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Facebook may expand its Facebook Places location service to other things that aren't so local, according to comments made by the company's EMEA VP Joanna Shields. "Just like you could check-in to a location, theoretically you could check-in to a TV show... >>

Facebook Places hits UK

Facebook Places hits UK

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Foursquare is probably quaking in its boots right now as Facebook Places has finally launched in the UK. Introduced in the US last month and Japan earlier this week, Facebook Places will be rolled out starting this morning (Friday) and should be available... >>

EXCLUSIVE: TomTom looking at social network location features

EXCLUSIVE: TomTom looking at social network location features

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TomTom has told Pocket-lint that it is, "Definitely looking at" the massive boom in location based social networking services like Facebook Places, Foursquare and Twitter. In an exclusive one to one interview with TomTom's GPS product manager, TomTom... >>

Facebook Places - How to avoid getting caught out by your partner

Facebook Places - How to avoid getting caught out by your partner

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Before we begin this guide, Pocket-lint would like to suggest that perhaps the best way to avoid falling out with your partner over Facebook Places would be to have a healthy, open and honest relationship in the first place, where your loved one isn’t... >>

UK web users say Foursquare's days are numbered

UK web users say Foursquare's days are numbered

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Here's some worrying news for Foursquare in the UK. A whopping 82 per cent of users of the Myvouchercodes.co.uk website said they would ditch the location service once Facebook Places launched in the UK. The site surveyed 1184 British Foursquare users... >>

Facebook Places is all four square

Facebook Places is all four square

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Eagle eyed journalists at the launch of Facebook Places on Wednesday night noticed something rather telling about Facebook Places new logo - it contains a four and a square in it. If those two elements ring any bells it's because Facebook's nearest competitor... >>

Facebook Places Twitter account opens

Facebook Places Twitter account opens

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It looks like it's finally on the cusp of announcement, and we could very well have Foursquare rival Facebook Places by tomorrow. Or so says an eponymous Twitter account that's been created. Its first posting even claims that there's an official announcement... >>