HERE adds indoor maps to its Android app

Few months ago we've reported that HERE launched its beta version of the Android app. Two months later it had been downloaded 3 million times, which...

A time lapse of Foursquare activity in NYC during Sandy

Nice visualization made by Foursquare of the before and after of the Sandy. It shows how check-in patterns change during an event of Hurricane Sandy’s magnitude. It all...

LBS gains momentum in South Africa.

  The recent TNS research suggests that about 9% of South Africans use LBS services and about 53% will be keen to be tracked by LBS services...

Open Street Art Mapping,OSAM; another interesting Crowdsourced Mapping Project.

Great idea, borrowing a leaf from the Open Street Map, OSM concept. The Big Art Mob project can be seen as a cool project...

TomTom Traffic Available In Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, UAE

TomTom today announces the availability of TomTom Traffic in four additional countries: Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates. With this expansion to South East...

SeeLight app lets you crowdsource traffic lights data to help blind people walk around...

Some apps are there just to entertain you. Other are developed to solve actual real-life problems and to make the world a better place....

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...

The new location-based app WeFuel delivers gas to your car

There are thousands of apps that use your location information to deliver to you goods and services but this one is different... The WeFuel is...

PNDs are not dead. The surprising review of modern navigation device (TomTom GO 50)

Over the last years I had quite straightforward opinion about PNDs. Me and most people I know use smartphone as main navigation device from...

Google Maps Brings 10 000 Indoor Floor Plans To The Desktop Version

Google announced in a tweet today that its Indoor Maps are now available from the desktop version of Google Maps. It may not be...

Honda joins the Open Automotive Alliance to develop inboard GPS Solutions

The Connected Car concept has been gaining traction in the past year with numerous car-makers starting to get into the nitty-gritties of making applications...

Galileo satellite is ‘’moving out’’ to a new orbit

After launching at 22/08/2014 Galileo’s satellites 5 and 6 (or Doresa and Milena as is their given names), as we probably all remember, faced...

PathSense – new location API without GPS and battery drain

Recently I come around an interesting start-up called PathSense. It promises a precise positioning for location-based apps with 90% less battery drain compared to GPS...

USGS “Water On-the-Go” App Helps Keep Texans Safe with Current Stream Conditions

For more than 100 years, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has monitored flow in selected streams and rivers across Texas. The information collected at...

Foursquare Shows Completely Fresh Approach And It Directly Competes With Yelp

Last week Foursquare launched some new features making a better use of billions of checkins collected over the years. It shows you a list...

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