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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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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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Nearly 22 months after its first announcement, Google Latitude has finally landed on the iOS App Store. Unlike last week when the Latitude app appeared briefly in the Japanese store for a moment, this time it is official. Latitude is Google's location-based service that lets you see the location...

December 13th 2010 at 11:45am 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