If you weren’t aware, Angie and I got married a couple of weeks ago. We had a long engagement (two years), which afforded me plenty of time to work on my pre-wedding goal: weight loss. And it was a tall order- I wanted to hit 200 lbs for the big day, a ... Read More »
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 »
Back in May, we reviewed a check-in based application called SCVNGR that allows users to do quick, fun activities to interact with their social world. Though SCVNGR was deemed to be a fun new way to experience social media and check-in based services in particular, it seems the rubber hasn’t quite hit the road yet. ... Read More »
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Here at A&M we have written a lot of stories recently about mobile check-in services such as Foursquare, Gowalla, and SCVNGR. These check-in location-based apps allow you to share your life by sharing your location and a brief comment with your Facebook and Twitter friends. Picplz hopes to take this new social networking ... Read More »
During a panel discussion at the Web 2.0 Expo yesterday, Steve Lee, a Group Product Manager at Google, boasted some surprising figures for Google’s Latitude. At present they have 3 million active users and 8 million total registered users.
This figure dwarfs the user counts for the current check-in front runners, Foursquare (1 million) and ... Read More »
While their usefulness is often debated, no one can deny that location-based check-in services are the new hotness. During SXSW here in Austin it was more apparent than ever. Every venue I visited I was greeted by a large crowd of geeks standing around staring at their phones.
We had to take last week off due to scheduling conflicts but we are back today at our regular time, 2PM CT (3 PM ET / 12 PM PT). Each week we broadcast live to discuss all the biggest Android happenings of the week, all while taking your calls and hanging out in the group chat. Come join us on the BlogTalkRadio page to get in on the fun.
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We’ve been following Gowalla for quite some time now. And judging by the funding they’ve picked up and how quickly they are making progress we can’t be the only ones.
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