The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Apparently informing your friends that you're eating a turkey sandwich at the deli down the street is the most "interesting" fad of the moment, and Google wants the biggest slice of cake.
By Brennon Slattery | 08 May, 2010 06:47
Google has added new features to its Latitude location mapping and tracking service, allowing users to see where they have been and automatically be alerted (warned?) when friends are nearby.
By David Coursey | 12 November, 2009 06:55
A privacy group is calling Google's new mapping application an "unnecessary danger" to users' security and privacy.
By Sharon Gaudin | 06 February, 2009 08:51
Google Latitude is a useful--if slightly creepy--way to track your location on a mobile phone or GPS laptop. But you can get roughly the same sense of fleeting privacy on any old Wi-Fi PC; Google Latitude automatically pegged me within about 100 feet of my ground-floor office on GPS-free laptop.
By Zack Stern | 12 February, 2009 07:10
Google's location-tracking service, Latitude, uses the GPS hardware found in smart phones (such as Google Android phones and BlackBerry and Windows Mobile handsets) to pinpoint your position on a map and share that information with your friends. I've been playing with the software on my BlackBerry for a couple of days, and I've taken the time to explore its features. Here's a guided tour of the Latitude experience.
By Robert Strohmeyer | 10 February, 2009 06:34