Sprint’s Mobile Web Friendly Open Location Platform

Image courtesy of WaveMarket US mobile operator, Sprint recently announced a couple of new ways for third party developers to create location aware applications and mobile web services.  What Sprint has done is to partner with two companies, WaveMarket and uLocate’s Where.com, who both act as intermediaries between Sprint and content providers.  Developers and publishers  no longer have to partner with Sprint in order to get access to location data.  WaveMarket and uLocate will handle the entire relationship including  serving the location data and … Continue reading

Google Streetview Comes to S60

This morning Google released an update to the native Symbian version of Google Maps for Windows Mobile and Symbian S60 3rd edition phones.  The big change is that the new version finally includes street view, a feature that has been available on the iPhone, Android and BlackBerries for what seems like forever.  Also new to S60 in this release are walking directions, user reviews of locations and business and the ability to recieve alerts from transit agencies.  Details at the … Continue reading