LAS VEGAS--Glympse, maker of a destination-sharing app by the same name for iOS and Android, announced an integration with Ford's Sync AppLink platform. The integration will let Ford drivers access the Glympse app, running on a smartphone, from their cars' dashboard interface.
Glympse lets users send their current location, destination, and route through Facebook, Twitter, or other Internet outlets. It includes preset messages drivers can include with their location, minimizing distraction. The app is designed to let drivers send their location with very little app interaction.
Drivers with Glympse running on an iPhone will need to cable their devices … Read more
Glympse is a brilliantly conceived mobile application that lets you share your real-time location via SMS, email, Twitter, or Facebook. It's a useful, easy-to-use tool that doesn't require you to sign up, create any profiles, or invite contacts.
Imagine asking a friend to meet you at a new restaurant in your neighborhood. With Glympse, you wouldn't text her the address; you'd merely send her a Glympse of your current location, and with a tap on her screen, she'd navigate her way there. Or if you're not yet at the restaurant, you might send her … Read more
We had a quick olfactory disaster this morning, but we cleared the air and can get on with our regularly scheduled programming. There's more Google news following yesterday's I/O developers conference, and this time the search giant introduces Chromebooks and several new apps to its Chrome Web store.
In other Google news, the company is suffering from a smear campaign in the tech media that sources have traced back to Facebook, of all companies. Spurned from competitive tension in the social-networking space, the two companies are going head to head over growing privacy concerns.
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