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Create a GPS tracking application with Firebase Realtime Database

Build an Android app that monitors a smartphone's location so you can view its exact coordinates.
by Jessica ThornsbyMarch 22, 2018

Create Location-Aware Android Apps with Google Maps

Learn how to use the Google Maps API to add maps to your Android app, and how to request access to the user's location, using the new 6.0 permissions model.
by Jessica ThornsbyNovember 25, 2016

Using the Awareness API in your Android app

The Awareness API was introduced at Google I/O 2016 and provides a method for apps to get a more accurate idea of what's happening around it. This tutorial demonstrates how to add ...
by Obaro OgboJuly 25, 2016

Using the ThingSpeak API to track a device’s location

A developer tutorial on using the Thingspeak API to track the location of an android device. It covers both updates and retrieval of data.
by Obaro OgboJuly 22, 2015
 
 

How to get and use location data in your Android app

A tutorial discussing how to fetch and use location data in an Android app. Learn to use the various location providers, and how to receive regular updates.
by Obaro OgboJuly 15, 2015

How to manage your Google location history – Android customization

When is the last time you checked out your saved Google location history? This Android customization post shows what you can do with, and how to manage your Google location history.
by Jonathan FeistMay 7, 2015

Google knows what hotel you are staying at, now suggests stuff in the area

If you have confirmation of your hotel booking in your Gmail, Google Search will now help you discover stuff in the area. Open Google Now and try out "directions to my hotel" or ...
by Jonathan FeistJuly 30, 2014

Are your photos revealing your location when you post them on the Internet?

Many people are unaware that photos can contain geo-location information, and that this data can be read by anyone when you post an image on the Internet. You do turn off GeoTagging on ...
by Gary SimsSeptember 27, 2013

Google Play Services 3.2 officially arrives, new user and developer improvements in tow

Google, continuing in the spirit of surreptitious, over-the-air core app updates in lieu of new Android firmware, completed its global rollout of Google Play Services 3.2 today.
by Kyle WiggersAugust 20, 2013

Ingress gets faster, prettier, better with latest update

An update has been pushed to Ingress, bringing the app version to 1.18.1. The slew of small improvements should make your Ingress experience nicer.
by Bogdan PetrovanJanuary 19, 2013
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