Tag: geolocation

  • Forget the $41 million, could Color fail simply because of GPS limitations?

    There has been an incredible amount of discussion about Color, a new – let me try to describe this – mobile-social-location-aware-photo-sharing app that recently brought in an eyebrow-raising $41 million of capital. Even venture capital group Sequoia Capital was surprised, saying: “Not since Google have we seen this.” That statement definitely caught people’s attention. Sequoia […]

  • How to NOT Suck at Foursquare (and other location-based social networks)

    If you’re just joining the rest of us on the internet, there’s something you should know.  There are several websites that allow you to use your physical location in the world (typically via the GPS in your mobile phone) to virtually “check in” to venues like restaurants, sporting events, and movie theaters. Checking your location […]

  • Android App Roundup! SDMove and Google Places

    It’s time again for another Android App Roundup! In this edition I’m going to tell you about SDMove, an indispensable application to have installed if you’re running Froyo (Android version 2.2), and Evan will tell you about Google Places, an app you probably already have on your phone but might not have used yet. We welcome […]

  • Twitter Now Supports Geotagging (but you have to enable it first)

    You’ve probably heard the buzz for the last few weeks, and now it’s official – Twitter now supports geotagging your tweets.  What exactly does this mean? From Twitter Support: Twitter’s Geotagging feature allows users who opt-in to the service to selectively Geotag their tweets with their exact location and provide more context to users about […]