Android Google Maps Updated with Better Latitude, Hotpot Integration


Google Maps for Android has been updated, bringing the version number to 5.3, which delivers better social network integration for the Google-branded Google Places Hotpot and Google Latitude. With the new version of Google Maps, users can now view their location history. Also, users can set a home location where they can save the location […]

Foursquare Plans to Simplify Check-Ins with NFC

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Foursquare wants to help make it easier for its users to use its check-in services by implementing near field communications, or NFC. As it stands currently, the check-in service on Foursquare requires the active participation of the user by opening an app and selecting or entering their location via GPS readings. With NFC, users can […]

‘Check Out’ Comes After ‘Check In’


Most users will probably have heard of check in services, like Foursquare and Facebook Places, that allow users to broadcast their location and hip lifestyle to friends and the Internet, but a new type of ‘Check Out’ service will allow users to review and recommend locations, businesses, restaurants, and bars to friends and others on […]