Category Archives: General

Latitude API, Mobile Web and Snappy Places

We’ve recently released some new changes which will provide more tracking options for everyone but may be of particular note to those of you with a WhereDial to update. The first thing to mention is our improved Latitude support. We … Continue reading

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We Have a New Wiki

To try to improve the management, and quantity, of documentation on the site we now have a wiki! You can find it at You will need to log into MapMe.At to access the wiki but once in you will be … Continue reading

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WhereDial Now Available to Buy!

We’re so glad to announce that we are ready to start shipping WhereDials! If you haven’t come across the WhereDial yet it’s a cute “Internet of Things” device that you can use to connect friends and family to your daily … Continue reading

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State of the Map 2010

This past weekend saw the annual OpenStreetMap “State of the Map” conference arrive in Girona, Spain. I attended for the fourth year running and was glad to be given the opportunity to talk about, what it is and how … Continue reading

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Foursquare Support Now Available

We’re happy to announce that we now have support for linking your account to Foursquare. If you haven’t tried it yet, Foursquare offers points, badges and more when you “check in” to locations. We’ve still got some things to finish … Continue reading

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Place based locating

You may have noticed that we recently launched some new functionality on the site. In the past when you wanted to map yourself you had, essentially, two options for describing that place. If you had some way of finding out … Continue reading

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Interesting Location/Clock Mashup

Update 16/12/2011: You can now buy one of these, go here for more information about WhereDial! John McKerrell has blogged about a hardware hacking project he recently created mashing his location up with an old fashioned clock using an Arduino … Continue reading

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Google Latitude now supported

Google Latitude is one of the increasing number of “location based social networks”. Google’s service is currently very simple, you can update your location via a mobile or on the web, you can then share your location with specific friends … Continue reading

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Show your location on your blog or other websites

So we’ve been working on the history page to try to make it a good way to see where you’ve been and to share your location history with friends. There’s more improvements to come but you might be thinking “yes, … Continue reading

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Add a user profile to put life into your history page

We’re glad to announce that we’ve just released a code change which allows you to enter a user profile onto Go to the Account page and you can add a short description of yourself, a link to your website … Continue reading

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