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...

HERE app for Android downloaded 2.5M times

Recently we've been reporting a lot about HERE. It seems that there is a lot of going on after the change of their CEO...

Pokémon Go – why this location-based game took over the world?

In 1996, Nintendo has given to the world, one of the most popular series of computer games - Pokémon. In a very short period...

Pioneer announces Raku Navi gesture-controlled GPS systems

Pioneer has announced that its latest satellite navigation unit, called the Raku Navi sill include gesture-based control technology. The navigation system features an “Air...

Location-Based Gaming The Future Of How We Play

Our mobile’s apps are continually using our location. You only need to look at the recent Squack app we reviewed to see that. Or...

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...

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...

SitOrSquat App – Location-Based Restroom Finder

One of the most practical apps ever. You're exploring a new city when nature calls. A lot of buildings, bars, stores around but which...

New Location-Based App Will Help You… Get Lost in Familiar Places

The major goal of mobile location-based technology is to help you getting from point A to point B without getting lost but honestly sometimes...

Telenav launches HopOver – new check-in app. Clone of Foursquare or revolution?

Over the years I've seen a lot of  different location-based social networks.  Typical scenario: you share your location among group of friends or strangers,...

Geo-Pimp : Nicely pimp your house on Street View.

Quite interesting that you have now got the ability to pimp and customize your house and make it look awesome on Street View through the light-weight...

Quickly Create Your Own Virtual-Reality-Game App on Google Earth With Smarturbia

Sometimes ago I wrote about YoubeQ, a 3D social network platform that runs inside of Google Earth via a plugin. This time, the same...

Nokia 3D World Gaze – hit or kitsch?

  Nokia Beta Labs Scientists released new Symbian application  called Nokia 3D World Gaze. It actually looks very cool but it seems to be another gadget app -...

PIVOT App: Experience how your location looked in the past

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when someone mentions Augmented reality? Something on the lines of a futuristic image of...

TomTom Launches LBS Developer Portal for Rapid App Development

TomTom yesterday launched the  new Location Based Services (LBS) Platform and Developer Portal. According to Tom Tom, this provides developers developers with the content and...

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