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Gadgets roundup: iPhone thief caught, Facebook phone, in-car apps, game app store

iPhone thief tracked down: A woman tracks down the person who stole her iPhone by keeping track of photos he took. The phone's camera was set up to send images to her iCloud account. The victim set up an album "Stolen iPhone Adventures" to help find the thief. USA Today

Facebook phone rumors re-surface: According to New York Times' Nick Bilton, his inside sources insist that Facebook is still working on developing its won smartphone. Does this mean a war brewing between FB and Google? PCWorld

More distractions in the car: Despite concerns from regulators, automakers are increasingly making their cars more "smartphone friendly" by adding in-dash apps and connectivity into their 2012 cars. New York Times

App store for gamers: Gamefly will be following Amazon's lead in rolling out its own Android app store but this one for games. 


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 1:24pm]


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