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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

New notifications for Android enthusiasts

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We recently made a handy new feature for people with Android devices. In Pinterest for Android v3.0 (out tomorrow!), we’ll notify you when you’re near a place you’ve Pinned. And if you’re on the go with a brand new Android wearable, you’ll get a notification there, too!

For example, you could make a board for places to watch the World Cup or all the stops for your next vacation. If you’re close to one of the sports bars or must-see sites you Pinned, we’ll send you a notification on your Android device so you can go check it out. Need to figure out how to get there? You can get step-by-step directions right from your Android wearable or your phone.

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To learn more about how it all works, check out this blogpost from Google.

Need some place Pin inspiration? We’ve got you covered.

—Sunny Rochiramani, Software Engineer, currently Pinning to dessert