Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

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...

Zaarly – realtime, local marketplace

  Zaarly is a web and mobile service that connects buyers and sellers in a localized market place. In other words it links people who...

Battery-friendly positioning for your smartphone – finally possible with Skyhook SDK

Everybody loves Location-Based Services (well... at least those who are reading this particular blog) but there always have been problem with  persistent background location...

Instagram Gets Geotagging with New Photo Map Feature.

Instagram - the world's fastest-growing photo-sharing app has finally started to be serious about geolocation.  Untill now the service has been known mostly from...

Foursquare says its location data can predict Amazon, Walmart’s next acquisition

The battle of the biggest shopping haven in the United States is hotting up with both Amazon and Walmart on a buying spree of...

Loopt – showing location-based Groupon deals

Loopt is a checkin app founded in 2005.  The company produces mobile Location-based services that allows you to discover new places, download coupons, and...

Location, Location, Location – Infographic

Location, location, location - this is the most known marketing phrase ever, but it's as well the most true marketing phrase ever! Now in...

How accurate is your smartphone’s GPS in an urban jungle?

GPS in our phones in an amazing invention. It connects the virtual space of the Internet with the physical world. Smartphones can quite precisely pinpoint...

Newest Geo APIs, All Looking Awesome!

Hi folks!,  I promised to always keep you posted on latest Geo-APIs  emerging in our evolving Geo-world. Here are some awesome new ones courtesy...

Windows Phone 8 – Offline Maps for everyone

Microsoft announced their new operating system Windows Phone 8. Surely it’s not gonna change attitudes of most Apple believers and users of Android, but...

Tinder says it will introduce ‘really sexy’ location-based features this year

Match Group, the parent company of popular dating app Tinder, is swiping right all the way to the bank. In an earnings call this...

Foursquare splits into two separate apps, will this big change save the service?

Last Thursday Foursquare surprised everyone announcing that it will be splitting its current location-based app into two separate services. The first one will stay...

Where’s the nearest… Electric vehicle charging station!

If you considering to go green and buy an electric vehicle, the first thing you'll probably google is if there is a charging station nearby...

Wikipedia “Nearby” – Location-Based Wiki Search

Wikipedia has launched a new feature called "Nearby" that suggests articles based on a user's location. This Nearby page is accessible via the main menu in the mobile...

NoiseTube – cool crowd-source noise mapping app

  Let's be honest, we live in a very loud world. Road traffic, construction sites, ambulances and other sounds create urban cacophony, which is not only a form...

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