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18 Location-Based Services

From Location-Based Gaming to Crowdsourced Gardening

— September 21, 2012 — Autos
The world is growing smaller and more interconnected thanks to technology, but that doesn't mean that society has stopped caring about location-based services. While the global mindset is strong, more niche communities have their own wants and needs, so there have been a surge of services to help cater to specific people in particular areas.

Take, for example, Lonely Planet Friends. This is an app that connects lone travelers to other travelers in the area. There are dozens of similar apps for people looking to party, date or just meet a new friend. Even large companies like Virgin America has jumped on the location-based service bandwagon. Their San Francisco terminal actually checks in on Foursquare!

Whatever your locale or niche, there is an app or tech gadget to suit your fancy.
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Activity
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Friend-Tracking Tools
Friend-Tracking Tools
‘We're In' App by Bing Lets You Find and Connect with Your
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Location-Based Friend Tools
Location-Based Friend Tools
Lonely Planet Friends for Friends App is Perfect for Solo Travelers
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Hyper-Targeted Check-Ins
Hyper-Targeted Check-Ins
Foursquare Local Updates Lets Brands Send Messages to Specific Users
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Location-Based Language Lessons
Location-Based Language Lessons
Voxy Learning Program Teaches You Based On Daily Activities
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Location-Based Mobile Apps
Location-Based Mobile Apps
The Localmind App Answers Questions Wherever They're Asked
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Location-Based Online Bulletins
Location-Based Online Bulletins
WizeNation Lets Neighbors Connect Minus the Awkward Introductions
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Subway-Exclusive WIFI
Subway-Exclusive WIFI
Tokyo Rail Partners With Mitsubishi to Provide TrainNet
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11
Integrated Auto Apps
Integrated Auto Apps
ZENRIN Datacom Collaborates With the QNX CAR Platform
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10
Location-Based Flashbacks
Location-Based Flashbacks
4square and 7 Years Ago Takes You Back in Time
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9
Android-Powered Auto Stereos
Android-Powered Auto Stereos
The Parrot Asteroid is Packed with Convenient Navigation Features
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Location-Based Albums
Location-Based Albums
'The National Mall' Changes Its Tune Based Upon Your Location
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Location-Based Messaging Apps
Location-Based Messaging Apps
The Repudo App Lets You Leave Digital Notes in the Real-World
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Location-Based Motivation Apps
Location-Based Motivation Apps
The GetUpp App Encourages You to Keep Your Commitments
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5
Search Engine Geo Apps
Search Engine Geo Apps
The New Google Latitude Lets You Check Into Places
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4
Location-Based Medicine Deals
Location-Based Medicine Deals
Green Cross Partners With Foursquare to Offer Deals to Users
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3
Business Location Service Apps
Business Location Service Apps
The Apple iBeacon Service Lets Businesses Send Targeted Promotions
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Gay Guy Finding Apps
Gay Guy Finding Apps
The Very Popular Grindr App Just Released its Android Version
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Social Media Airports
Social Media Airports
The Virgin America San Francisco Terminal Checks-In on Foursquare & Facebook
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