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Google’s new location APIs: the biggest change to location since Android launched

0. phoneArena 17 May 2013, 03:40 posted on

Google I/O 2013 is more focused on developers and while there are no product launched or Android versions unveiled that does not mean that there is no innovation…

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posted on 17 May 2013, 04:10 1

1. juandante (Posts: 236; Member since: 23 Apr 2013)


Man I'm feed up with all those google services bloat in Android, why they don't just let us take our own choice ?

posted on 17 May 2013, 05:09 13

3. _Bone_ (Posts: 2104; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


Why don't you choose a different platform? Daddy doesn't let you take your own choice?

posted on 17 May 2013, 06:28 3

6. noim1 (Posts: 297; Member since: 15 May 2012)


U can use a Custom ROM if u dont like google services ....

posted on 17 May 2013, 14:01 1

10. jcarrigan (unregistered)


Bloat? dude Google owns android and have all the rights in the world to shape or populate it how they want it. if you dont like it the go to apple and see what control is really about.

posted on 17 May 2013, 04:18 1

2. scriptwriter (Posts: 396; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


I really don't wish to troll, but the use of grammar and punctuation in this article is appalling. Starting sentences with 'And' and using terms like 'riding a car' are good examples of very poor journalism.

posted on 17 May 2013, 05:48 2

5. CellularNinja (Posts: 298; Member since: 27 Sep 2011)


A sentence can start with 'And' and still be within the guidelines of correct grammar by the way. It isn't the best way to form a sentence, but it is allowed.

posted on 20 May 2013, 22:01 1

11. Larry_ThaGr81 (Posts: 294; Member since: 26 May 2011)


This is true, it just needs to be a complete thought/sentence.

posted on 17 May 2013, 05:44

4. scriptwriter (Posts: 396; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


on another note, does this meaning we'll be more able to get a location fix while indoors without having to rely on GPS?

posted on 17 May 2013, 08:07 3

9. oyalinkaya (Posts: 16; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


"does this meaning..." ??? O_o

If you are referring the action to the phrase "this meaning", it is seen that you have forgotten to assign an action verb to that phrase.

If you are referring the action of "meaning" to "this" phrase, I may say that you have mismatched question verb and correct form of that verb. For present continuous, it should have been "is this meaning..." and for a simple present sentence the expression should have been "does this mean".

You seem like being out of the journalism league, too. ^_^ So, I prefer not to mention the other faults. I believe you won't be offended by what I have written above. Cheers! ^_^

posted on 17 May 2013, 06:52 1

7. shuaibhere (Posts: 1297; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


I see a whole new world of services here...

posted on 17 May 2013, 07:42

8. sum182 (Posts: 229; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


One use i can think of right away for this would be shopkick. Geofencing would be a way better way to earn points than the stupid sound sensor they have now.

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