Posts Tagged ‘checkin’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

What is Facedeals, anyway? Facedeals is a face-recognition scanner and software that checks you in to stores and then, via Facebook, sends you a customized deal. Cool or creepy?

There is new advancement in face-recognition technology, causing ripples amongst critics and enthusiasts alike, and it will soon be in stores. Facedeals, which is a retail-focused consumer scanner, scans your face and then connects data from social networks. After scanning your face and recognizing you, it automatically checks you in to places, and then presents you with a customized deal based on your Facedeal profile (i.e. your ‘Like’ history, aggregated by where you shop, etc.).

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

 

Source: Foursquare

Foursquare, a geo-location social networking tool that pioneered the “check-in” sphere, hit a user base of 10 million this week.  People use Foursquare to check in and let people know where they are at the moment.  To commemorate a modest growth from zero users to 10 million in a little over 2 years, the NY-based company published

 
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The single best travel accessory is this digital scale for luggage –it’ll save you money!

Airlines nickel and dime flyers like never before.  Once upon a time, long, long ago, a flight meant free food, a blanket, and even a pillow.  Now you’re lucky if the headset is free and there’s a bag of pretzels involved.  What’s worse: we even have to pay for our luggage!  While most airlines let you get away with your first checked bag free, there’s a catch: it must be less than 50lbs. 

 
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