Tag "gps-based"

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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, and cell tower triangulation. The $9.99 title has been very popular for the iPhone so we expect GPS and LBS hounds will gobble it up on Android.

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GPS-Based FastFoot Puts Team of Runners Against “X”

So you’re pretty good about getting outside and running or jogging everyday, but you are looking for something different. Might I recommend a new app for you called FastFoot? This GPS-based fitness title will have you changing up your route right away.

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Google Adds Crowdsourcing to Maps

Google is now using the locations and speeds of their mobile users to help each other out.  Rather than finding out where congestion is the hard way, the traffic layer