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The writing was on the wall for Google Latitude when the latest version of Google Maps, coming to iOS soon, did not include the location service. It didn't take Google long to announce that Latitude would shut down completely on August 9. An email to Google Latitude users today announced the end...

July 10th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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A couple of months back, Google brought check-ins to Latitude, its location-sharing service, through Google Maps 5.1 for Android. Naturally, iPhone users only recently received the same functionality, but some would argue they should be grateful to be included at all. (Kidding. Sort of.) Now, Latit...

April 11th 2011 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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Just as Google Maps 5.2 was getting used to life on your Android phone, it will soon find version 5.3 moving in to take its place -- now enabling Google Latitude fans to visualize their social habits in scrutinizing statistical form. Those who enjoy digging through Google's services might recognize...

April 6th 2011 at 1:07pm 0 Comments
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We're honestly surprised it took this long, but Google is finally employing a social hook that so many of its peers (Foursquare, Facebook, Yelp, and so on) have long embraced: the location-based check-in. Coming to Google Latitude with today's Maps 5.1 for Android, the company hopes to set itself a...

February 1st 2011 at 1:11pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday, Apple rolled out iOS 4.3 beta to developers, and the first look at the latest iOS version yielded up some gems, including multi-touch gestures, hotspot functionality, a return of the orientation lock and new camera effects. Earlier today, MacRumors uncovered settings for a feature called...

January 13th 2011 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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After making a false start last week, the official Latitude app from Google seems to have stuck its landing in the iTunes App Store. Surprisingly for an initial release, Latitude is already showing a 2.0.0.346 version number demonstrating, perhaps, just how long this one's been waiting for Phil S...

December 13th 2010 at 6:49am 0 Comments
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An app for Google Latitude briefly appeared on the Japanese iOS App Store yesterday, only to disappear a few hours later. Latitude is, of course, Google's persistent location-based service, allowing you to see where your friends are at on a map and share your own location in real time. There are...

December 8th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments