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Google demonstrates “Near Me Now” feature (video)


Engineers Caitlin Johnson and Phil Genera demonstrate the new Near Me Now feature of Google Search for mobile, which makes it fast and easy to find out more about a place in your immediate vicinity.

This feature is currently available in the US for iPhone (OS 3.x) or Android-powered devices with version 2.0.1 or later.

[via Google Mobile Blog]

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Cityscape LocativeLab.org is Ronald Lenz's research website on locative & mobile media. This is mostly an archive of blogposts I find inspiring and interesting and an overview of my work. I'm a strategist, technologist and researcher in the field of Location-Based Mobile Services and work at Waag Society, a medialab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I head the Locative Media research program and at 7scenes, a platform for GPS games and tours as creative director. Picture 4 Find me at Twitter, LinkedIn or via ronald [at] waag [dot] org.

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