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Category: Geo-location

Roamz – Local – Social – Mobile

on October 26, 2011 | Geo-location | Comments (0)
Roamz - Local - Social - Mobile

Roamz is a local start up in Surry Hills, Sydney who have created a new geo-location mobile application for the iPhone. The application merges local, social and mobile technology to provide users real time data about what is around them, anywhere in the world. Roamz is integrated with other social media sites such as Facebook, […]

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Tweeting Your Life Away: Common Sense for Social Media

Tweeting Your Life Away: Common Sense for Social Media

We live in the moment these days and it’s not uncommon to browse through tweets and Facebook posts and find friends out of town or off on a day trip somewhere. Call me crazy, but it makes me nervous every time I see a post about “We’re driving to Thredbo this week! Wish us luck!” […]

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Foursquare integrates with LivingSocial

Foursquare integrates with LivingSocial

Geolocation application Foursquare has released version 3.3 of their iOS app and this includes some big new features, mainly integration with deal-a-day websites LivingSocial and GiltCity. LivingSocial has deals for the Australian market, whereas GiltCity is only servicing the US at the moment – however international expansion is probably high on their list. Another handy […]

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New Geolocation service Scoville goes into Private Beta

New Geolocation service Scoville goes into Private Beta

Scoville, a new Geolocation service has launched which allows users to share their favourite Foursquare check-ins with their connections, and comment/discuss them. Scoville is integrated directly into the Foursquare API and can access your Fousquare friends list (and also Twitter and Facebook if you wish). The aim of the service is for you to create […]

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How is Foursquare going in Sydney?

How is Foursquare going in Sydney?

It’s been a little while since we have spoken about how Foursquare is going in Sydney and around Australia. Foursquare seemed to really take off in Australia throughout 2010, now we are not hearing all that much about the Geolocation Service. There is no doubt in America usage is still strong, especially as Media Companies […]

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Checking up on Checking-In with Facebook

Checking up on Checking-In with Facebook

One of the awesome new, well relatively new, innovations from Facebook is ‘Check-In’s’. And of course when I say new innovations I mean the concept they ‘borrowed’ from Foursquare and Twitter. It’s strange really to think that people would want to alert their friends and stalkers to their current location, however, it’s become quite a […]

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Foursquare updates iOS app, 3.0.1 – gets HTTPS encryption

Foursquare updates iOS app, 3.0.1 - gets HTTPS encryption

Geolocation mobile application, Foursquare has just released version 3.0.1 of their iPhone/ iOS application. The new version fixes a few small bugs that the last major update, V3 unveiled. Foursquare has also taken extra security measures for its users by using HTTPS by default across smartphone applications, mobile site and even regular websites. That’s right, […]

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Foursquare 3.0 Released for iPhone/ iPad

on March 10, 2011 | Foursquare Geo-location | Comments (0)
Foursquare 3.0 Released for iPhone/ iPad

Geolocation application, Foursquare – has released version 3.0 of their iPhone/ iPad application. This is a whole new design and comes with 3 main areas of improvement and development. 1. Personalised Recommendations Using data from your friends and the entire Foursquare community (check-ins and tips), there is now a new explore tab that will give […]

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Foursquare V2.0 released for iPhone

on September 21, 2010 | Geo-location iPhone | Comments (0)
Foursquare V2.0 released for iPhone

Foursquare have released the latest update update to their iPhone application – version 2.0. We always knew V2.0 was going to be a big release and there are a number of new features and the overall presentation of the app has changed somewhat. A couple noticeable changes include: – a whole new to-do list which […]

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Facebook Launches Location Features – Facebook Places

on August 19, 2010 | Facebook Geo-location | Comments (0)
Facebook Launches Location Features - Facebook Places

Facebook has now officially launched their own Geo-location app inside Facebook – Facebook places. The Facebook iPhone application has been updated however when you go to click ‘Places’ it says the function in not available in our area yet. This is exciting stuff and may pose a real threat to Foursquare. It will be exciting […]

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