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Google Location History Dashboard Follows Wherever You Go

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May 26, 2010, 2:45 PM   by Philip Berne

Google today launched the Google Location History Dashboard. The online mapping service tracks your Google Latitude Location History from your Android phone and shows you where you travelled, and where you stopped along the way. The service is opt-in, so it won't track you unless you ask. Google Latitude does not require GPS to work, the service can track your location by Wi-Fi signals, or less accurately by cell tower location.

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May 26, 2010, 3:44 PM

I don't understand

How this could be good! 😕

Maybe for kids to keep a eye on them, but what else?
What are you talking about now?

It is a fun OPT-IN app, it is good for those the think it would interesting to see the tracks they leave. For you not so much. Every app does not need to serve a purpose outside of highlighting what google and fr...
I don't think it's such a good idea. If it stored the information only on the phone that might be better but they don't have offline maps. It allows Google more information to collect about you and use that to make money. It also can help you do fun t...

May 26, 2010, 5:36 PM

Wow! Ground breaking innovation

R U kidding me! This sort of program has been available since 2006. Also, Google is partnering up with Sony to create a television that can surf the web. WTF! I've been had my 46" Lcd T.V. hooked up with my Pc for over 5yrs, which gives me the same affect if not better than what they're miraculously saying is the next best thing to come out. If this is the best that Google can pump out against Apple's software then I'll might as well make the funeral arrangements for a once innovating company in Mountain View Ca.
Google TV is not the same thing as having your computer (even a media center PC) hooked up to your TV. Surfing the web from the TV is just a TINY fraction of what they are building the platform for.

And this program for phones hasn't been availabl...
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