Potential future Google Now features found hiding in latest app release

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The guys over at AndroidPolice, as often is their wont, have gone digging through the recent Google Now (Search) app to see what’s hiding. And, as you can tell from the headline, there’s plenty of stuff tucked away, presumably waiting for activation. We’ll happily direct you ...

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Google’s Niantic Labs releases location-based game Ingress

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Google’s Niantic Labs has launched its latest application, a location-based/augmented-reality game called Ingress. Available as a beta-only game at this time, it is inspired by geocaching and looks to split the world into two factions. See, there’s this strange energy force that is ...

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Telenav launches Scout for Android

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Telenav today announced a fantastic new location-based navigation and discovery app for Android with the debut of Scout.  Rather than functioning as a simple “help me get from A to B” app, Scout is the sort of client that you’ll want to use on a regular basis.  We’ve ...

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Roamz for Android, Out Now

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  Roamz, the popular location based iOS application was just released for Android users in the Google Play store. Roamz is a location based application that allows the user to find awesome places around them. Meaning, you can go anywhere and still feel like a local. Roamz for Android is ...

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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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Do a Lot More Than Just Check-in with Locai

A new app has recently landed in the Android Market which takes a slightly different approach to the whole check-in phenomenon.   The app, Locai, is a mobile platform that helps young and social foodies and bar-hoppers get answers and start conversations while out and about. The mobile app is ...

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Localmind for Android, A Location-Based Q&A Application

Localmind is a new application for Android that lets you ask questions and communicate with people in a certain area. You can check into a location and then ask questions to other people that have been there. It’s almost like Foursquare, with the ability to ask people specific questions ...

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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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YP Yellow Pages 3.0 Hits Android Market, Brings Localized Deals and Customization

With more than 100,000 downloads and counting, the Yellow Pages app gets even better. Now enjoy location-aware deals and a more personalized experience with version 3.0!

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Nom! Foodspotting (Lite) Arrives on Android

The official Foodspotting application comes out of beta and hits the Android Market running. Not content to leave the lite version on its own, the developers are already prepping new features.

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TeleNav Releases Updated GPS Navigator, AT&T Customers Get First Dibs

One of my favorite names in turn-by-turn navigation, TeleNav, has just rolled out a new version of the GPS Navigator application into the Android Market.

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Motorola Aquires Aloqa to Enhance MOTOBLUR

In an effort to strengthen and enhance MOTOBLUR, Motorola has acquired Aloqa, a location-based software and technology company.  You may already be familiar with Aloqa’s popular Android application which helps people find places, events, bargains based on their proximity to the user.  It ...

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TeleNav Unveils OnMyWay for Android

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 ...

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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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NearVerse Announces Proximity-based Music and Video-sharing App, LoKast

NearVerse has announced the release their first location-based Android application, LoKast.  Billing themselves as a proximity internet company, it makes sense that the application is designed around sharing music and video based on real-time location.  Already available for the iPhone, LoKast ...

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