Since 2005, Google Maps has been collaborating with transit authorities to make our lives a whole lot easier. Today Google has well over 500 cities worldwide with transit stops marked. Google understands that public transportation info is important to have at the palm of your hand. They have …
We’ve just gotten a tip about a potential privacy issue with the SoundHound app, a popular music service that users can download from the Market. Apparently, the app transmits a user’s exact location, along with unique device IDs and Google account information back to SoundHound’s …
Surpassing 2 million downloads on the Android platform, Glympse has made a lot of progress in a short amount of time. Having just over a million Android downloads 3 months ago, they’ve reached another milestone and plan to debut a couple new features at the …
For those readers living in the United States this coming weekend is Labor Day. For many of you this means hopping in the car for a weekend getaway, picnic, or barbecue. As such, we couldn’t think of a better excuse to throw a travel-related …
Audi has partnered up with Allstate Roadside Services to offer roadside assistance via a new smartphone application. The application connects directly to Audi using pre-registered vehicle information along with an intuitive interface which makes contacting roadside services a breeze. Audi includes free 24-7 service with 4 years on …
The turn-by-turn GPS application market just got a little more competitive this morning with ALK Technology’s release of CoPilot Live USA. Available for a one-time $4.99 purchase out of the Android Market, the application features 3D guided voice direction with street level maps that are …
We’re getting word from a few of our readers that their new T-Mobile Vibrant handset has received an update. It’s a mix of good news, bad news though, depending on what you were hoping for. First, is isn’t the Android 2.2 you might be holding your breath …
A common complaint among some early adopters of the Galaxy S series phones in the United States is that the GPS is less than accurate 100% of the time. Samsung and AT&T were aware of the issue and were working to put something together. Today sees the fruits of their labor as Samsung has begun rolling out an update.
TeleNav is releasing another handy application, OnMyWay into the Android Market today. You know TeleNav, don’t you? They’re the brains behind your Sprint and AT&T navigation titles. To describe their new (free) app’s premise, I think it’s best to use it in a short hypothetical …
We’ve heard that Garmin-Asus and T-mobile”s navigation-savvy Android-powered Garminfone wasn’t selling too well. Asustek denied such rumors and continued to run their Garminfone ads for all to see. However, T-mobile has now dropped the price of the Garminfone from $199 to $129.99 after rebate on …
Social Networking has become the leading way of communicating with friends, both current and from our past. With Foursquare, you can check-in to places, become mayor, and earn badges, all while stalking your friends! It’s a very easy to understand application – basically, find a …
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