Category Archives: Location Services

The Dawn of a new day for Drones

There has always been a vision for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in cities and fields and industrial areas across the world doing the things that are challenging for humans to do. Some of it has been happening for a while now like automated seed dispersers in fields, disaster response and more. Thanks to Jeff Bezos […]

iOS in the Car- Apple’s Trojan Horse?

Apple’s recent WWDC Conference Keynote has dominated the news for the last ten days. Much of that is because of Jony Ive’s redesign of iOS. This complete rethink of the UX of the OS was much anticipated and thus has been greatly debated. But one small announcement from that conference has gone almost completely unnoticed. […]

The future of Groupon

Well, the honeymoon was good while it lasted. Groupon’s reign at the top of the Local Offers pile will soon be challenged by a slew of well- funded and aggressive big boys ranging from Facebook (Facebook Deals) to Google (Google Offers). Other smaller competitors like LivingSocial are also clicking on their heels with aggressive promotion […]

Checkins

Facebook pages are now increasing filled with check-ins. Checkins are typically native Facebook driven via Facebook Places or Foursquare, Gowalla based checkins. Google has its own app for it- Google Latitude which isnt as popular as the aforementioned ones but is still gaining steam. It would be worthwhile trying to understand why people check-in if we […]

Location, location, location – should we care where you are?

Location services are coming to you, wherever you are (and they know it!)