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Discovery App Spindle Beefs Up Its Search Product

Spindle, the mobile-only discovery app that allows users to better find places of interest around them, pushed a significant update on Thursday, amping up the app’s search capabilities to a much larger degree. Users will now be able to continuously search for keywords, which will notify them if a place of interest nearby matches the term. The service is also launching in three new cities — Chicago, Austin and Seattle — in addition to existing cities San Francisco, Boston and New York.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus