Official Geocaching.com Application Comes to Android

Location-based treasure hunters will be pleased to learn that the official Geocaching.com application has come to Android. Available for pretty much all Android phones (1.5+), the app provides direct access to geocaching.com, and lets users find nearby caches using a combination of GPS, WiFi, ...

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CabSense Makes Hailing a Cab Easier for New Yorkers

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission and Sense Networks, Inc. have announced the release of CabSense, an app designed to make finding and hailing taxis easier.  With this free application, users can figure out which street corners offer the most best chances of finding a cab based on ...

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‘Happy Hours’ Appeals to Your Inner Jimmy Buffet

A new app has arrived in the Android Market called Happy Hours and it is likely to be a hit. It’s one of those “genius-in-simplicity” applications that appeals to many of us.   Open the app up, let it detect where you are via GPS, and find nearby happy hours. Period.  While ...

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Google Maps Navigation Reviewed by GPS Blogger

We’re huge fans of the built-in Google Maps Navigation that comes with Android 1.6 and later.  The free GPS service has come along and found itself replacing applications and services from bigger, more established players.  Naturally, we tend to show a little bias around here being that ...

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Wikitude 4 Now Available

One of my favorite Android apps from day one has been Wikitude, by Mobilizy.  It has always been fun to watch the reaction from people as I show them the first, and arguably best, “augmented reality” app.  After starting out with a great app back in 2008, Wikitude just keeps ...

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New Ping Feature in waze Due Shortly

The good folks over at waze don’t like to stand still very long.  Today we received word that a new version of waze, the free, social mapping software, should be going live later today or tomorrow.  So what’s new in the app? Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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PhantomAlert Uses GPS to Help Avoid Traffic Tickets

When you see a name PhantomAlert you may be inclined to think that it’s something that warns you if there’s a comic character near you.  No, this app for Android smart phones, is a GPS based system that warns you of nearby speed traps, red light cameras, speed cameras, school zones, DUI ...

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Trimble Outdoors Releases Android App for Adventurers

Fans of geocaching, hiking, backpacking, fishing and other outdoor activities will be interested in Trimble Outdoors’ new Android application. The app allows users to get maps of their locations, track routes using GPS, and mark and edit waypoints along the way. Also featured is a a ...

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Waze Announces Public Beta For Android Users

Palo Alto, Calif. – June 29, 2009 - waze, Inc., the first free provider of driver-generated maps and real-time road information, today announced the public beta of its mobile application for Android users, who are invited to download the application at the Android Market. Through a ...

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App Review: TeleNav GPS Navigator

If you don't already own a GPS device then you need to grab this for your Android handset. It's everything you expect from a stand alone unit in a convenient size. One of the most fully realized apps I've had a chance to play with.

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Froogloid Provides Walkthrough of a2b

The following is a guest post from Froogloid, makers of a2b. Have a look through one of the recent apps to join the Android Market designed to make your life easier. Ever been to an amusement park and forget where exactly it was that your car was parked? You might be interested in this one.... ...

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