Tag: location based services

Crack Open Your Favorite Beer Because Untappd is Available on BlackBerry 10

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Untappd is an awesome app that combines a social network, beer guide and venue checkins. In short, the app lets you tell your friends what beers you’re drinking and where. The location element allows you to discover venues that offer the best beers and the beer guide is constantly expanding as it’s crowdsourced. The good people at Untappd have officially announced that a native BlackBerry 10 Untappd app is now available and come January 30th, you’ll be able to use it on your new BlackBerry 10 device, along with features that are exclusive to the platform. Read on for more details.
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Free Foodspotting App for BlackBerry Now Available for Download

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Foodspotting is a pretty cool service that capitalizes on the “foodie” movement. Foodspotting is a community of people who are taking pics of the food they’re eating and contributing to a new form of food discovery. Looking for something good to eat around you? It’s great to see a picture of the food and let the people eating it make up your mind for you. No more complaining that the pic on the menu is different than what’s on your plate.
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Foursquare for BlackBerry Updated With Notification Tray and More

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Foursquare is still going strong and updating the BlackBerry client with more features to keep you coming back. The most recent update features a notification tray that notifies you of activity in the system that you may want to know about. The biggest selling point for foursquare is deals and it’s still going to be some time before you notice a decent amount of deals in small towns and cities.
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Buzzd Pivots and Becomes LocalResponse for Location-Based Advertising

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Remember Buzzd? The company was particularly cool because it had a big presence on BlackBerry and was often featured by RIM. The company doesn’t seem to have gone anywhere and it looks like the initial funding is gone, but from that a new startup is out called LocalResponse. More after the jump.
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Push a Deal Launches Location-Based Deals Service in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal

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Push a Deal has launched a really cool new service that uses the location of your smartphone to push deals to your device when you enter a geo-fenced area. This is something that apps like Foursquare could really leverage because you only know about deals if you actively go looking for them. Pushing deals based on geo-fencing makes the most sense. More after the jump.
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Breezy Remote Print Solution Launches Location-Based Printer Search

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Breezy is a really cool startup that we’ve been following that offers a remote print service along with a robust API. The company provides a secure printing solution that gives you lightning fast printing as a user, or allows you to add printing functionality to your app as a developer. Recently, the company announced a new GPS search service for users. Click through for more details.
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