Tag: Location

Google to Acquire Waze Free Traffic App for 1.1 Billion

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Waze is an Israeli crowd sourced traffic app that has the ability to show you the quickest route and redirect Waze users around traffic, essentially outsmarting the traffic jam. The yet to be finalized deal is potentially valued around 1.1 Billion US. Continue reading ‘Google to Acquire Waze Free Traffic App for 1.1 Billion’

Endomondo Sports Tracking App Launches on BlackBerry 10

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Endomondo is a free or premium cross-platform sports tracking app that uses GPS and other techniques to track workout session. The company ported their iOS/Android app over to BlackBerry 10 due to overwhelming customer feedback. Continue reading ‘Endomondo Sports Tracking App Launches on BlackBerry 10′

Wikitude Places Beta Launches on BlackBerry 10

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Augmented Reality leader Wikitude launches Wikitude Places for BlackBerry 10. The new service provides Location Based Services to Wikitude users and helps to build their LBS database of sights, restaurants, hotels and shops. Continue reading ‘Wikitude Places Beta Launches on BlackBerry 10′

Revamped LittleBrother 2.0 App Spawns New Use Cases: Find My Lost BlackBerry and Kid Monitor

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LittleBrother is a handy free BlackBerry app that used to use cell tower information courtesy of GoogleGears location service to accomplish a variety of automation tasks. A little while ago, the app was forced to undergo a redesign because of the shut down of the GoogleGears location service. Continue reading ‘Revamped LittleBrother 2.0 App Spawns New Use Cases: Find My Lost BlackBerry and Kid Monitor’

Foursquare Post Yearly Milestones, Hosts Hackthon This Saturday

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Foursquare, the location-based social network has posted their yearly milestones. 2012 marked the launch of their logged-out explore feature on foursquare.com solidifying their title as the world’s most complete crowd-sourced city discovery guide.
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Foursquare for BlackBerry Updated to version 5.5.5

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Foursquare for BlackBerry recently turned 5.5.5 correcting some bugs from their recent major 5.5 release. Foursquare is a great way to share where you are on social networks and a wonderful tool for your BlackBerry to discover a city.
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