The Zubie Connected Car Service keeps good track of the family car and can help people be better drivers, but the lack of fuel economy information is a big miss.
Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.
The small startup blends data from multiple sources to ensure that information on local businesses, such as location, hours, and services, is always up-to-date.
The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.
With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.
The Securus eZoom tracking and safetly locator's hardware is quite good, but expensive operation costs and buggy software tarnishes its recommendation.
Take a look at some of the services that will be coming to a ballpark near you (next year).
New research from Pew shows that geo-based services for directions, recommendations, and even checking into locations is growing significantly among U.S. mobile users.
Clarus Marketing, a company with a long history of free shipping services, does something even Amazon won't -- it offers consumers unlimited, prepaid return shipping for any online purchase.
Cricket's Muve Music plan is a bright idea that's priced to sell to audiophiles, but there's still work to be done to overcome hardware and software flaws.