Tag(s) Archive: lbs

Interview: Tele Atlas talks GPS, LBS, and their Innovator Series

Aug 24, 2007: 

We interview Tele Atlas’ Darrin Wilkey about GPS, their Maps in Apps developer contest, and what RIM’s doing to help grow LBS.

BlackBerry 8100 rocks Handango sales

Aug 22, 2007: 

The BlackBerry Pearl is second only to Motorola Q this quarter in terms of Handango’s software sales. Their top-selling app for BlackBerry these days is VoiceControl.

New software offers context-based mobile web browsing

Aug 20, 2007: 

5o9 will soon be offering a BlackBerry browser plug-in that could completely customize web browsing based on identity information that you volunteer.

Patent by RIM shows caller’s location

Aug 17, 2007: 

A recent patent could make location-based service a part of every call you make.

GPS adoption low, we blame Google Maps

Aug 15, 2007: 

Location-based services become kind of a moot point when Google’s around, huh?

BlackBerry 8320 hitting T-Mobile September 24th?

Aug 14, 2007: 

Boy Genius hints at a BlackBerry 8320 release date, which might be rubbing shoulders a little too closely with a BlackBerry 8310 release.

New GPS chip hijacks existing hardware

Aug 13, 2007: 

Some new technology piggybacks on existing hardware in mobile handsets to offer savings to manufacturers and easy GPS integration.

Nuance plays matchmaker to voice and GPS

Aug 10, 2007: 

Nuance’s new Voice Control software will allow for voice-activated GPS navigation, along with e-mail dictation and other handy functions.

RIM publishes GPS and BlackBerry Maps developer guide

Aug 03, 2007: 

RIM has unleashed a developer guide for GPS and BlackBerry Maps development. We can’t wait to see what developers use it for.