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Keep track of trick-or-treating kids with Find My Phone

Halloween's a time for frights, but one of those shouldn't be losing track of your kids. With Find My iPhone, you can keep an eye on those trick-or-treaters.

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Secure location sharing with Glympse for smartphones

Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

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Hit the road with Google Maps for iOS

iOS 6's Maps has taken a lot of flack since its release, so Dan Moren wouldn't blame you if you wanted to check out Google Maps for iOS. Here's a quick video overview of the app.

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Apple buys indoor mapping app startup WiFiSlam

Apple has acquired mapping startup WiFiSlam, which is developing an indoor location service for smartphones, Apple said Monday.

Needed: a mute switch for iOS notifications

Notifications are a way of life on iOS. But sometimes, you want to silence all those alerts while you keep using your iPhone or iPad, and Do Not Disturb doesn't help in that situation. Lex Friedman says that the missing mute switch presents more than just an annoyance.

Why Google Maps for iPhone is good for Apple

Google Maps arrived in the App Store this week. Lex Friedman makes the case that Apple is surely delighted.

Google Maps arrives in App Store

Google late Wednesday arrived in the App Store, as a fully viable alternative to Apple's Maps app.

Remains of the Day: Turn, turn, turn

Google gets ready to turn over a new leaf with Maps for iOS, Apple may be the only tech company legally able to bring you page turners, and Nintendo turns to iOS apps with in-app purchase.

Google Maps usage in China plummets with Apple iOS upgrade

Google's mobile maps product saw its market share in China decline by close to 50 percent in the third quarter due to Apple switching to its own maps product for its iOS 6 upgrade, according to a Beijing-based research firm.