Swarm is the new app that will provide the check-in functionality that’s long been offered by the Foursquare app. The new Swarm app will display where your friends are at, much like Foursquare has for a while ... Read More »
Foursquare has long enabled users to check in to locations and see where their friends are, and more recently it began pushing the discovery aspect of its service as well. Soon Foursquare users won’t be able to do all of that within the same app, though, because the company has Read More »
Still think check-in apps are lame and useless? Foursquare just announced their 4.0 release for iOS, which includes a new feature called Radar that can automatically alert you about nearby things you might be interested in.
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IntoNow has just launched on Android after six months on iOS. During that time, they amassed over a million downloads and were acquired by Yahoo for 30 million dollars. So what does IntoNow do that’s so magical?
The headlining feature is that it can identify (they call it tagging) what movie or TV show you’re ... Read More »
Foursquare launched back in 2009 at Austin’s SXSW festival with the idea of “making cities easier to use” and the mobile company will stick with their yearly cadence by releasing Version 3.0 later tonight. The social check-in service now boasts nearly 7.5 million users and witnessed almost 500,000,000 check-ins during the last year.
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Today, Gowalla announced that they have released a “rethought and reworked” version of their check-in application onto the Android market. With Gowalla 3, the Gowalla team hoped to bring an application that was uniquely Gowalla and uniquely Android, a feat they’ve largely accomplished with the new release, though you’ll still notice some overlap with its ... Read More »
Seems Google’s at it again. Today marks the release of Google Maps 5.1, which brings full check-in support using Google Latitude. Google has added the following new features:
Notifications: Turn on check-in notifications in Latitude’s settings and get a notification to check in at a nearby place once you arrive. Never forget to check in ... Read More »
SCVNGR, the location-based check-in game that challenges you to go places, do challenges, and earn points which can be used to obtain real-life rewards, announced today a partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings that will bring awesome discounts to the national restaurant chain. SCVNGR users will be able to do challenges at all Buffalo ... Read More »
SCVNGR has announced a massive update to their Android application, including a UI-facelift as well as several new features. For those of you not familiar with SCVNGR, SCVNGR is a check-in-based game that challenges users to go places and complete mini-challenges to earn points. In the past few months, SCVNGR has partnered with retailers such ... Read More »
Yes, yes, I know exactly what you’re thinking; Anthony has a love affair with SCVNGR. True, it’s no secret that I think SCVNGR is one of the most innovative and fun check in service around today, and I think you should try it out for yourself. I’m not going to go into the details here, ... Read More »