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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Web/Android: Google Maps is rolling out a new feature for Android and desktop called Your Timeline that shows you location history in a handy timeline view. When you tap on the Your Timeline option in Google maps, you'll see a map of where you spent your time on any given day, month or year.

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Domino's (and most of its rivals) already offer pizza tracking if you order online, showing when a pizza is being cooked and when it leaves the store. Domino's now says that during 2015, it will add GPS tracking to its delivery vehicles so you can tell exactly how far away it is.

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Location-based reminders are a powerful tool that amplify your productivity. They can provide you with obvious help like shopping lists that pop up when you get to the supermarket, and chore lists that pop up when you get home -- but they can do a lot more than that, too.

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There are plenty of Android launchers around, but we're starting to see the emergence of a category that we might call "contextual launchers" -- something that personalises your Android phone, is context-aware and surfaces information you need when you need it, and changes the way you interact with your device. Here are five of the best, based on your nominations.