FiLiP smart locator device, however as of today there is a bit of an update in terms of availability. The wrist-locator will soon be available with AT&T. The carrier will have the FiLiP available for online sales beginning on November 22nd. And in addition to the online availability, AT&T will be selling the FiLiP in one retail location.
Google+ is being updated today, bringing some bug fixes along with a few new features. The feature updates have a lot to do with the Google+ Photos app, as Google prepares itself as a contender for your photo storage and sharing hub. The update also brings changes to “Locations”, should you find yourself using it.
beta testing a program which allows your location to be used more precisely to sell ads. By using your location, along with web searches you perform, Google can more accurately prove their mettle to potential customers. More to the point, they can drive sales, and revenue for both the store and Google.
Verizon Messages app has been around for quite some time now, and as of today it looks like a new feature will be arriving. The app will soon have Glympse integration. Big Red has dubbed this as being a "major upgrade" but the simple fact is, users will be able to easily share their location in real time. Or more the to point, Verizon Messages users will be able to share their location without the need to open a second app.
Android 4.4 KitKat draws closer, rumors, tips, and theories about the new version of the Android operating system are starting to flow. In this round, we're hearing that Android 4.4 will be sporting not only a more sensible layout for the Location settings but also a new feature that could help trace battery-draining GPS-using apps.
Foursquare's system of letting your friends, and sometimes the whole world, know where you're at. Now the company is introducing a new feature that harnesses the data they've collected over the years to give you suggestions without having to ask for it.
Android Device Manager a little while back and since then we have seen bits and pieces of the puzzle coming together. Settings began showing up on Android devices earlier in the week and as of today the tracking website has gone live. This isn't the complete setup just yet, but for now you can track, ring and erase a lost device from the web.
Android Device Manager last week and promised that it would be coming to devices running 2.2 or later sometime over the next month. Well, it looks like that rollout has since begun. A thread over on Reddit brings talk of several devices having received the update already. To further that, we can already see it on a Nexus 7 and Galaxy S 4 Active.