location app


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location app

An application that keeps track of the physical location of the user via a combination of GPS and local cellular and Wi-Fi networks. See location-based social networking, location sharing and mobile positioning.
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This is easy to test: Make sure you're someplace where your GPS-capable smartphone gets good GPS reception, put it in airplane mode, and launch a GPS location app. The app will work just fine.
You may also find that you have a "Mayor" of your location on the social location App Foursquare, which awards this status to the most faithful of your customers.
Foursquare, a pioneering location app, is checking in a new CEO and announced a $45 million round of funding that reportedly cuts the New York City company's valuation in half.
Together, they make the best Location app combo out there," says Cynapse CTO, Dhiraj Gupta.
This new feature isn't actually as new as other third-party location apps, like Waze, have already implemented this system.
NYT Syndicate Forget just taking pictures with your phone's camera " there are far more creative ways for travellers to use technology to capture memories from their trips, says Dennis Crowley, the co-founder and executive chairman of Foursquare, a company behind two location apps that have 50 million global users a month."Between various apps and social media platforms, you can preserve experiences of your travels beyond the sights you see," he said.
In terms of analytics and indoor location services, Enaya shares that many businesses are aiming to move beyond simple location apps, instead adopting the use of location-based information combined with analytics.