Waze wows us again with 3.6 release

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Starting this week, Waze users now have the ability to report and close roads on their interactive map in real time, helping to prevent delays and unnecessary back-ups on the roadways. With Waze 3.6, drivers can now navigate past any problems on the road, whether it is due to an accident, ...

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Waze overhauls navigation app with 3.5 release

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Crowdsourced mapping and navigation application Waze has gotten a rather significant overhaul today with the release of v3.5 of its Android app.Available immediately in the Google Play store, the free app is bolstered by a number of new features. Details include seeing real-time ETA’s, ...

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Gowalla Reinvents Itself as Social Guide in Face of Waning Check-in Interest

Gowalla, as a service and an application, has undergone some serious changes. No longer content being the gorgeous also-ran to Foursquare, the check-in service has evolved into a social guide, or “atlas”. Rather than focus on the actual act of checking in, Gowalla now aims to be the ...

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Adobe Peers into the Future of Linked, Location-Based Apps

How cool would it be to arrive at a museum and have your phone tell you that there is an official app designed to walk you through the halls?  Acting as a virtual tour guide, the app would tell you all about the pictures and sculptures in the halls. While that application would be awesome,... ...

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App Review: Foursquare

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 venue, ...

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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 now uses crowdsourcing to help users get a feel for real-time road conditions. For those of you with GPS enabled handsets with ...

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