Telmap Partners with GyPSii on Location-Enabled Social Media

GyPSii and Telmap have partnered to develop and introduce advanced location-based social networking as part of Telmap’s Mobile Location Companion.

Travel Firms’ Initial European Mobile Strategies Should Focus On Convenient Services

Travel is inherently mobile. Now that the promise of location-enhanced services is beginning to be fulfilled on mobile phones, travelers are starting to use their devices as personal travel assistants.

Location Value GPS Mobile Coupons

Launching this September in Japan, coupons based on your location, calculated via GPS, can be sent to your mobile phone reports Wireless Watch Japan.

Now Twitter wants to know where you live

Burgeoning micro blogging and social networking tool Twitter has announced plans to add location based service to its platform.

Cliptoo combines content and location based services

Cliptoo is a web 2.0 mobile & internet service based on Google maps for creating, sharing, broadcasting and connecting to location based information. The service supports online area marketing of regions, cities, thematic initiatives as well as online publishers.

Locify offers location services on usual phones. For free.

Locify is a mobile application containing many location services, for free and available for most phones. It also contains useful features like maps, navigation, place and route recording.

O2 and Telmap join forces in navigation deal

UK carrier O2 announced on Monday that it has struck a deal with mobile navigation specialist Telmap which will see that firm’s personal navigation and mapping service deployed on the majority of GPS-enabled handsets sold by the operator.

iNap is now available for Android.

iNap, an innovative travel alarm which uses your phones GPS to warn you when you get near your destination, is now available in the Android Market! iPhone users have been taking quick naps on their daily commute for almost a year, and now Android adepts can do so too!

Location-based sports info meets augmented reality, Wimbledon and IBM

IBM has integrated local sports coverage and augmented virtual reality (AR) at this year’s Wimbledon, still the prestige tennis tournament on the calendar. The mobile reality app, Seer Android, is very much the shape of things to come, writes Christopher Backeberg…
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