New field data collection app – Mappt

Particularly for people who move outside as cartographers, habitat mappers etc. the collection of spatial data becomes a challenge in terms of equipment as...

Pokémon Go launching in Japan with first sponsored locations

The Nintendo-owned Pokémon, which exploded in popularity in the late 1990s, is again taking the world by storm. The game is currently available in over 30 countries,...

Security and privacy issues of LBS (geo-apps)

Mobility became part of our personal liberty. Also the market noticed this trend in geo-development and reacted with an increasing availability of location based...

Amazon Takes Maps API Out Of Beta – The End Of Google Maps For...

It seems that Google Maps on your Kindle Fire won't be the default option for much longer. Back in September, the online retail giant introduced a beta version of...

Apple launches new Indoor positioning app: Indoor Survey

Apple has been interested in the indoor positioning industry for a while now. Back in 2013, it acquired WiFiSlam, an indoor positioning startup and...

Foursquare Testing Paid Ads For Small Businesses in NY

Foursquare is finally making one huge step forward to monetize their business. Last year 4-year-old start-up which employs over 200 people had just $2...

Explore and Book Hotels directly on Google Maps

Surely, this is gonna have a huge effect in keeping Google Maps strongly competitive. Google Map is in constant competition with competitors like the...

Twitter, Swarm? Forget about them! Try out Local Snaps app.

If you're reading this blog, you're most likely a serious geo-geek. You are no stranger to GPS tech and your heart beats faster when...

TomTom enters “Indoor”

Last week TomTom revealed its partnership with Micello - one of the largest global providers of indoor map data. TomTom will resell Micello's data and...

Let your loved ones know you’re safe with Google’s new safety app

In the ever-connected world that we live in, it can be worrisome not to know the exact whereabouts of a loved one; or sometimes...

Updated Supergeo mobile GIS for high definition devices

Supergeo Technologies belongs to one of the global companies in providing GIS software and solutions. The new mobile GIS software version SuperSurv 3.1a now...

TomTom Android App Finally… Works

When TomTom launched its android app several months ago there was only one issue with it... it didn't work at most smartphones. It was compatible...

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...

Look back at your old check-ins with the new Foursquare Swarm

Our smartphones are practically flooded with social media apps these days, several of which we haven’t even opened in weeks. But if there’s one...

To pay or not to pay – Google Maps dilemma

Back in 2010 when we were playing with friends doing some mapping mash-ups, I've asked one of them "Why are you using Open Street...

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