Tag Archive: Location


BlackBerry today announced the arrival of BBM 2.0 for Android and iOS, which brings BBM Channels, BBM Voice, and other new features to the popular cross-platform messaging app. The Canadian company first teased this update back in December, and now… Read more ›     

Get The Location Of Your Mac Using TextExpander

  We know how to grab our location in plain text on the iPad, using Editorial and some Python voodoo (Python Voodoo could be a great name for a band). But what about the Mac? Easy. Using TexExpander and some… Read more ›     

There are several apps in OS X that may want to use your location data, including apps like Maps, iPhoto, and more. If you want to see which apps are currently requesting and using your data, simply click on the… Read more ›     

If you’re constantly switching between devices while also handling large quantities of different document types, finding one app that allows you to easily sync them with each other is essential. That is pretty much the remit of the newly-launched Notebooks… Read more ›     

OS X now has the ability to easily view and manage which applications can access a users location data. This is a new feature with OS X Mavericks, and Mac users who also have iOS devices should find the initial indicator to be a familiar arrow icon that resides alongside other status bar icons and symbols. The location indicator arrow appears in the menubar of OS X when an app is attempting to use location services, this provides the first  [Read More...]

DeGeo Strips Location Data From iOS Photos

  DeGeo is an app that removes the location data from your photos before sharing them, while leaving non-location metadata intact. As someone who switches off the location option in Instagram whenever I’m at my home or a friend’s home,… Read more ›     

IFTTT Now Lets You Assign Location Triggers

“Glue of the Internet” service IFTTT (If This Then That) has been adding more and more attachments over the past year. The latest one is an iOS Location Channel featuring integrations for Foursquare, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. What does this… Read more ›     

Move Dashboard within Spaces in OS X

Dashboard is the largely under loved and unappreciated feature of Mac OS X that gives you quick access to a variety of widgets, providing things like weather info, quick unit conversion, a dictionary, world clocks, and whatever else you have setup in there. The newer versions of OS X have turned Dashboard into a dedicated Space, making it a unique virtual desktop of sorts and  [Read More...]

Move Dashboard within Spaces in OS X

Dashboard is the largely under loved and unappreciated feature of Mac OS X that gives you quick access to a variety of widgets, providing things like weather info, quick unit conversion, a dictionary, world clocks, and whatever else you have setup in there. The newer versions of OS X have turned Dashboard into a dedicated Space, making it a unique virtual desktop of sorts and  [Read More...]

One of the newer features of iOS 7 is in the App Store. No, I’m not talking about the Wish List feature, which is pretty slick, but the “near me” function of the App Store. It’s a pretty cool thing… Read more ›