Slow Down GPS (Child Voice Navigation)

In spite of all the signs and notifications from our navigation applications, sometimes and rather unfortunately, we tend to ignore that we are over...

With this new service Facebook is finally making location-based ads useful

Social media marketing is a part of a marketing mix of almost every company. It's a great channel to reach out to your audience,...

Indoor Mapping and AR at Google I/O: Project Tango

Google I/O is less than 48 hours away and if you have been following the event, there is one project that features prominently across...

Location Intelligence: Foursquare does an amazing job predicting Chipotle’s Q1 results

Two weeks before Chipotle was set to announce its Q1 results, Foursquare's CEO wrote a blog post on medium predicting that the chain will...

Drone Guesser: The drone footage based Geography Game

Love looking at drone footage and guessing where it was taken? Drone Guesser is the game for you! The game is similar to the popular...

Citymaps get a slew of updates: “City Guides” could be a killer feature!

As a Geogeek, I am always on the lookout for the "perfect" map app and over time, I've observed that people use more than one...

This location-based app helps young Iranians avoid ‘morality police’

Many young Iranians are pretty liberated guys. They like to party and wear fancy clothes but they happened to live in a country where...

How 3 word addresses helped to combat the cholera outbreak in Tanzania

What3Words is a simple idea that has slowly transformed the way the world uses addresses especially in developing countries that lack perfect addressing systems (Related: What3Words,...

What3Words, Geographic little data and the crystal ball for 2016: Interview with Gary Gale,...

In the age of GPS, navigating in a new area is a piece of cake. All you need is a smartphone or a PND...

Google released Maps for Apple Watch… and it’s a disappointment

This week Google released an update to Google Maps for iOS that adds a companion app for your wrist if you own Apple Watch....

Thinknear launches a dedicated location-based advertising tool for politicians

Thinknear - the Telenav owned location-based ad network might have found an interesting niche. The company have just launched a new platform that aims...

CityMapper app will tell you where to sit on the Tube

CityMapper a popular transit app offering public transportation directions in 30 cities around the world has added a new feature which is simple, useful and...

Google Eddystone: What does the iBeacon Rival mean for next-gen Location based apps

Bluetooth beacons represent the next step in indoor positioning and are part of the larger Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure. Using low-powered Bluetooth Beacons...

OpenTraffic : Free, global traffic speed data

One of the biggest advantages Google maps has over its competition is the accuracy of its real-time traffic information and it didn't really come...

Facebook’s Place Tips: Now available to any business in USA

PLACE TIPS Place Tips is basically Facebook's Location Based Notification application that runs inside the Facebook app that will push notifications to your smartphone when...

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