Google Latitude app now available for Apple’s iPhoneBy Jayita, Gaea News Network
Monday, December 13, 2010
After 22 months since its announcement in February 2009, Google Latitude application is made available for iPhone. The app was initialy disapproved and rejected from the App store.
Google Latitude is a free application that allows users to see current locations of their friends and share it with others. The new app uses the multitasking capabilities of iOS 4 and the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS to share a current location in the background via GPS.
Key Features of Google Latitude
- See your friends on a map — find out who’s nearby and meet up.
- Share your location continuously with whomever you choose — help friends and family stay in touch with you, even when you can’t take out your phone.
- Control your privacy — share only city-level information, hide your location, or turn off background updating at any time.
Latitude software was initially rejected because Apple believed that the software could replace the native Maps application included with the iPhone.