Location

06.10.15
Google voice search knows where you are and responds appropriately
06.10.15

Google voice search knows where you are and responds appropriately

One of the biggest problems with voice search is that, for consistent results, you have to use spe...

By N. Summers,   06.10.15
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06.04.15
Facebook Messenger only shares your location when you tell it to
06.04.15

Facebook Messenger only shares your location when you tell it to

Sharing your location with the person you're chatting with in Facebook Messenger isn't a new featu...

By B. Steele,   06.04.15
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05.22.15
Mapping project catalogs Instagram sunrises from around the world
05.22.15

Mapping project catalogs Instagram sunrises from around the world

Have you noticed the wealth of sunrise and sunset photos on Instagram? Michelle Chandra certainly...

By B. Steele,   05.22.15
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03.27.15
DARPA is working on something way better than GPS
03.27.15

DARPA is working on something way better than GPS

When your location marker on Google Maps is pinging all over the place, it's usually due to temper...

By M. Smith,   03.27.15
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03.08.15
California court says cops need warrants to get phone location data
03.08.15

California court says cops need warrants to get phone location data

A number of states already have laws preventing the police from snooping on your phone's location...

By J. Fingas,   03.08.15
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03.05.15
Glympse for Auto shares your car's location without distractions
03.05.15

Glympse for Auto shares your car's location without distractions

You no longer have to fiddle with your smartphone (or an in-car interface) to share your location...

By J. Fingas,   03.05.15
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02.24.15
Ad outlet tries using drones to track your phone's location
02.24.15

Ad outlet tries using drones to track your phone's location

Irked that advertisers are already trying to pinpoint your phone's location? It might be even hard...

By J. Fingas,   02.24.15
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02.22.15
Microsoft will soon help you find friends with Windows phones
02.22.15

Microsoft will soon help you find friends with Windows phones

It's fairly easy to locate friends and family if you have an Android or iOS device, but finding yo...

By J. Fingas,   02.22.15
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01.27.15
WiFi Map uses community power to share network passwords
01.27.15

WiFi Map uses community power to share network passwords

WiFi Map is a crowdsourced tool for finding all of the Wi-Fi hotspots in your area as well as the...

By G. Tinari,   01.27.15
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