Last week Josh Williams, CEO of Gowalla, announced some major upcoming changes to the Gowalla experience. The biggest of those changes is “Gowalla Guides”. In addition to the normal check-in to let your friends, family and followers know where you are, Gowalla wants people to use their service to discover new places. This idea isn’t
GoWalla announced on their public blog today that after two years of constant feedback they are going to make adjustments and changes to the ever growing GoWalla app. If you’re not familiar with GoWalla, the Austin TX based start up is a competitor to Foursquare that made a unique stamp, on at least the way
When we were at South By Southwest earlier this year we saw two really great apps, that unfortunately at the time, were iPhone only. They were, Zaarly and LocalMind. Zaarly is the ultimate reverse Craigslist app and LocalMind was a different kind of location based app. Both have now come to Android with LocalMind reaching
Google has updated Google Maps for Android to version 5.1 so please go update it now… Great now that you have the update you’ll notice that Google is getting more location savvy. We knew this was coming and it’s definitely a step in the right direction adding another feature to the awesomeness of Google Maps.
SCVNGR the location based app that has people do activities and challenges rather than just “checking in” announced today, a strategic partnership with Coca-Cola, and Simon Malls. Starting November 26th SCVNGR users who check in at certain Simon Mall properties will have the opportunity to participate in fun challenges. Within the SCVNGR app there are
Here’s a match right out of a storybook! Popular check-in application, GoWalla has announced a new partnership with Disney Parks. Over the past 18 months we’ve seen a huge investment and involvement in the mobile space for the Mouse. This new partnership with GoWalla proves that Disney is always changing with the times. GoWalla users
Hello again, Droid Guy readers and welcome back to the App Battle! This week I’ll be taking a look at location-based apps. I’ve hand picked a few of the most popular apps based on location sharing, and once again, I’ve put them all on my Android device, and played with them, all for your benefit.