Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

!Waytag – different concept of location

What else can be done with location? There are hundreds of GPS navigation brands and location-based services that are adding value to users based...

Your smart phone will soon be able to predict where your going in next...

What results come out from Nokia Mobile Data Challenge  (data from smartphones of almost 200 participants captured constantly for 1+ year)? Researchers from University of Birmingham claim...

Talkbits – Location-Aware Voice Messaging App

New interesting idea, that connects the traditional sense of a cell phone with smartphone location-awareness. Zurich-based startup Talkbits is combining elements of a walkie-talkie...

Location-Based Gaming

Traditional open-air (location-based) games like Hide-and-seek or Capture the flag brought hours of fun to many of us when we were kids. Then consoles and computer...

Facebook rolls out new location-based feature “Nearby Friends” in US

Last week Facebook released its new location-based feature for apps called 'Nearby Friends'.  We've been hearing about it for a long time already and...

Yes,where you gonna be in the next 24 hours possible to predict by the...

Sometimes ago I was discussing with some folks and nurturing this idea of carrying out a research on predicting where you gonna be in the shortest while by...

GPS Loophole Could Allow Mass Smartphone Hacking

At last month's Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, University of Luxembourg researcher Ralf-Philipp Weimann demonstrated a security weakness related to GPS that...

Geotoko – managing multiple location-based marketing campaigns.

Geotoko is a location based marketing platform using services like Foursquare, Gowalla, Facebook places, Yelp or Twitter to allow brands, business and agencies to create their...

Strava heat map exposes secret military locations, sparks security fears

In June 2014, Strava, which offers cycling and running tracking apps for multiple fitness platforms, claimed to be tracking over 1 million activities per...

Barnes & Noble’s Nook gets Navigation, Maps and LBS. What will Amazon do?

Generally people like me who lives outside US don't give a damn about Nook because it's not officially available in Europe . We do...

Nokia Parking Will Help You Find And Pay For A Spot

Earlier this year Nokia officially stated that Location-Based Services are its way to come back to game. What they did at Nokia was to...

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 -...

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...

Spraffl – The First Anti-social Social Network

Spraffl is a new location-based app that goes against everything that we've seen over last several years. It allows you to post ANONYMOUS, location-based...

iOS6 & Apple Maps. Two Main Reasons Why Is That Bad.

Back in May 2012 we've been discussing at Geoawesomeness what should Apple do with their $97.6bn cash reserves... very soon it appeared we were...

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