Location aware apps, what works what doesnt?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by ksolano, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. ksolano macrumors regular

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    hi there.. there is alot of these location aware apps out there & some hype around some. This is a simple thed, what HOT and whats not?

    i'm not a fan of Where.app :(

    Any other tips? Kevin proud owner of a new White iphone :D
     
  2. gear71428 macrumors member

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  3. Strafe macrumors newbie

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    I have a 2G iPhone and Vicinity works well for me. I find the flickr feature the most fun. I feel like a voyeur!
     
  4. razorianfly macrumors 65816

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    I second Vicinity.

    Great application, and works here in the UK, flawlessly.

    R-Fly
     
  5. elbirth macrumors 65816

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    I like loopt, although I only have 1 friend :( it's basically like a location-aware twitter, but you can also find restaurants and other such places nearby as well

    Zintin is cool in theory, but I can't quite figure it out. if someone is idle, you can't message them, and you have no idea how far away the people are

    Where also never works for me
     
  6. ksolano thread starter macrumors regular

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    Trying vicinity and it's not that bad. Loving the wikie part & a great learning tool of your local area. Not reyes loot yet but will look into it
     
  7. musicpenguy macrumors 6502a

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    OmniFocus! - the location awareness makes this app simply great! It will find all of the tasks you can accomplish and sort them based on how far away they are! This app in its entirety is simply the best app on the iPhone
     
  8. Daiden macrumors 6502a

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    Keep an eye out for Twinkle, it's essentially a location-aware version of Twitter that I prefer much more than Twitterrific.
     

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