location News ▼

MAPS.ME, Crowd-Sourced Mobile Map App Launches Walking Directions

08/26/2015, MAPS.ME is a free offline maps and navigation application for iOS and Android that was first  launched as Maps With Me in 2010 and acquired by Mail.ru last November. Today, MAPS.ME launched its Walking Directions feature, that allows hikers as well as...

LightBug Solar Powered GPS Tag

08/13/2015, There are plenty of trackers already available in the market today. For the most part they tend to rely on Bluetooth in order to detect where the tracker is and when it might go out of range. However once it’s out of range, some trackers basically stop...

Trick or Tracker keeps you informed on your kids’ whereabouts

10/12/2011, Halloween is just around the corner, and if you have any children that are planning to go trick or treating, you might want to keep an eye out for them. But since it’s never cool follow your kids around, how about use the power of technology to...

Find My Friends iPhone App Released

10/12/2011, Now that iOS 5 is in the wild (it has been in beta for months), Apple has released the Find My Friends app. The concept isn’t new: this is an app that lets you locate your friends who willingly share their position temporarily, or at all times....

TomTom GO LIVE 1535M With Travel Apps and Twitter

08/29/2011, The market have been tough for GPS makers since smartphones are doing the same job by integrating efficient location technologies and offering a broad choice of navigation applications. Even TomTom has its own iPhone app that has been recently updated...

iOS 4.3.3 released today

05/04/2011, The much-needed location tracking bug fix for iOS devices has finally arrived. After receiving a lot of flak from consumers and the media about iOS keeping a log of where people have been, Apple issued a press statement explaining the whole situation and...

Apple speaks up about iOS tracking issues

04/27/2011, After about a week of silence, Apple has finally spoken up about the whole debacle surrounding the iOS tracking issue. In a press release today, the company has come clean about what the iOS does and how it obtains your location data.

Google Hotpot now integrated with Places

04/11/2011, For those of you who always wondered why Hotpot was a separate service from Places, wonder no more. Google has finally taken the steps to combine Hotpot with their check-in based Google Places. The system for you to recommend, rate and review places is...

Valpak Augmented Reality takes coupon promos to a whole new level

03/29/2011, Valpak and junaio have just updated the junaio app – that adds a new Augmented Reality feature to bring discounts to customers. When users launch the app, all they have to do is enter the Valpak deals channel and look through the footage being recorded...

Foursquare updated to version 3.0

03/08/2011, Foursquare has just announced that later this evening, they will be releasing an update to bring their popular social check-in service app to version 3.0. The update will add a bunch of new features to the app, to increase Foursquare’s functionality...

ST-Ericsson CG1950 makes it easier to find you

02/02/2011, ST-Ericsson will be launching the world’s smallest receiver that is able to see both American GPS and Russian GLONASS position satellites. Called the CG1950, this receiver will enable mobile devices to have a much more reliable positioning system....

Flinc: Mobile Location-based App for Dynamic RideSharing

03/21/2010, [DEMO Spring 2010] Flinc leverage the mobile phone location-based capabilities to connect passengers and drivers who want to carpool with a financial compensation for the car owners. The service can be used on smart phones or online: it analyzes the...