Social Check-In Comes to SCVNGR

The up and coming check-in service known as SCVNGR has just announced a rather cool feature today that rewards users for going places with friends. Starting today, folks running SCVNGR on their Android and iPhone handsets can check-in with friends by bumping phones together. Cheers! Points are ...

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Chili’s Grill & Bar Offers Free Chips & Salsa for Checking In (Foursquare)

Listen up Foursquare fans!  The next time you are out and about, looking for something to eat, swing by your local Chili’s restaurant and check-in.  Participating locations are now offering up free Chips & Salsa when guests check in using Foursquare.  We have heard of coffee shops ...

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Goby for Android Helps You Decide What to do This Weekend

Goby.com has been helping folks find new and interesting things to do based on location for quite a while now so it’s only natural that they make the jump to an Android app.  Available today, the free goby Android application will help cure your boredom no matter where you are.  With over ...

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Cellflare Android App Released

In a press release, Cellflare is announcing the release of their Android App.  Cellflare is a location based service, allowing you to see other friends locations, and interact with different landmarks based on your position as read by your handset. The app has been pretty successful on the ...

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Augmented Reality Evolved: Layar 3.5 Hits Android Market

Layar, the world’s leading mobile Augmented Reality Platform and browser, has just released version 3.5 of their Reality Browser into the Android Market. Starting today, the new version of the browser makes it even easier for users to search and discover the world around them. This release ...

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T-Mobile Announces Garminfone for June 9

T-Mobile USA has officially announced their Garminfone with a June 9th release through their website and select stores and authorized dealers.  Landing just in time for Father’s Day, the handset will be available for  $199.99 (after $50.00 mail-in rebate) with a new two-year agreement. To ...

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Glympse Adds Facebook Sharing

Glympse is announcing new features to their location-sharing service today which now includes Facebook integration. Android users can share their location with Facebook friends and allow them to track real-time movement over a predetermined time period.  That’s right, you can now post ...

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Best Friend of the Day, TeleNav

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As I returned to work from my 16 days of vacation I had the wonderful privilege of driving an hour for a meeting.  Normally right before I leave, I will print my driving directions off the Internet and head off.  All that changed yesterday. TeleNav GPS Navigator 5.5 was the Android app that I ...

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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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Garmin Announces nuvifone A50 Ahead of Mobile World Congress

After more than a year of waiting, Garmin is set to show off their newly announced nuvifone A50 next week at Mobile World Congress.  As it turns out, the device is more GPS than phone.  Surprise! Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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WHERE Update Encourages User-Generated Content

WHERE, a popular location-based app that helps users find cheap gas prices, movie showtimes, and more, has been recently updated.  Now, rather than simply giving you relevant information, they have made it possible to add your own content.  For instance, if you arrive at a gas station and ...

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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? Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save ...

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