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Early thoughts on Google Latitude

February 6, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

I like Google Latitude so far, but I am a little afraid of how privacy is being implemented right now. Currently, you can set automatic updates based on your phone’s triangulation or GPS, manual updates (which means you have to remember to change them), and lastly, no sharing (hide). On the individual friend level, you […]

Location Based Services: Games

November 4, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

This is just a quick post, but I wanted to highlight a game that is available for free from the Apple App Store. It is called Parallel Kingdom, and essentially overlays the RPG world on top of your real physical world. http://toucharcade.com/2008/10/31/parallel-kingdom-is-now-available-for-free/ In terms of LBS gaming, this is probably the first kind of game […]

Sharing your location with Firepin

October 13, 2008 by · 5 Comments 

If you have an iPhone 3G and want to share your location with people, check out the app called Firepin on appstore. It does an excellent job of displaying and then updating your location while keeping registration dead simple. I’ve used GPS tracker to do this as well, and this is far simpler. As per […]