Tag Archives: location tracking

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 mapme.at, 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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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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The Future of Online Location Tracking?

You’ve probably noticed by now that mapme.at has had a bit of a makeover recently. This was all done as part of a changeover to using mapping services from CloudMade, a London and San Francisco based company aiming to bring … Continue reading

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Tracking “The Box” around the world

If you’re a regular reader of the BBC News site you may have seen their recent stories about “The Box” – an experiment that the BBC are running to track the locations visited by a single shipping container over the … Continue reading

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Maintaining your location with outside services: Twitter

As mentioned in the previous post, mapme.at aims to make it as easy as possible for you to keep a complete location history. If you’re a regular twitter user then a really convenient way to do this is to send … Continue reading

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Maintaining your location with outside services: Fire Eagle

Since its conception mapme.at has always embraced the ability to use your location in as many ways as possible. FireEagle support was one of the first features and Twitter support followed soon afterwards. Being able to work with external services … Continue reading

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How to make friends and track people

Now that you’ve hopefully got your account setup and have been tracking your trips between home and work, you might want to share this information with people you know. mapme.at gives you a couple of ways to expose your location … Continue reading

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