Articles about location-based (page 2)

MoBubble: the location based Craigslist
Fans of Craigslist will probably find this upcoming app from MoBubble pretty useful. Called MoBubble, is essentially an app-based version of Craigslist that works based on the location you’re in. Users advertise their goods or services based on where they’re currently situated (the app makes use of location tracking), to make it easier for people to locate where they are.In addition to being able to list your goods or services, […]

TinyChat launches location-based video group chat
TinyChat, the world’s fastest-growing video group chat portal has just announced the launch of location-based video group chat feature on its service. Users of the chat service now have the ability to set their current location so that they can video chat with people in their area. This means that with the function enabled, you’ll only be chatting to people within a 10-mile radius of where you are and still […]

Junaio 2.5: AR Mobile Browser New Version Released
We published about Junaio Augmented Reality mobile browser when metaio, the developer, launched the v 2.0 in March at SXSW. From the press release, we know that Junaio 2.5 features an “improved graphical user interface, easier channel navigation and pinpoint geographic filtering”.

Loopt Revamped iPhone App with Pulse Feature
[SXSW] At SXSW, I met with Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO, of Loopt, a location-based social networking site, and he showed me the new Loopt app for the iPhone. Loopt introduced its new Pulse button that allows SXSW attendees to access a consolidated guide for all the panels, films, bands, and parties going on at SXSW (Pulse! tab > Events) From there users can listen to music clips from the […]


Junaio 2.0: Augmented Reality Browser
[SXSW] Juanio 2.0 is now available in the Apple App Store, the revamped version of the augmented reality browser offers new features such as indoor usage, a new channel concept, web- and user based information channels and an open API for developers. Since the first version launched in November 09 (read the article by Dana Oshiro on RWW), Junaio provides information on point-of-interests (see picture above), the ability to add […]

UrbanDaddy Nightlife iPhone App Sponsored by Lexus
Another day another location focused application…UrbanDaddy is an email magazine and digital publisher of local lifestyle and entertainment information and today, it launched its first iPhone application “The Next Move” sponsored by Lexus. It helps hipsters find the most relevant experience in their city based on the basic questions “what”, “when”, “why” and “who”. I tested it quickly from the desktop website and i was surprised to discover interesting […]

Zhiing: Location Based Messaging for All Smartphones
No sign up is required to get this free downloadable application that allows users to send their location to their contacts via text (Zhiing)messages. When at a restaurant, you can send your location to a friend and he / she will receive turn-by-turn directions on his / her phone. Zhiing allows to send your current location or an alternate location to use later, locations can be stored just like emails […]