Apr 10 2012 Auto Check-In and delayed sync in PlaceTrack v2.3

PlaceTrack version 2.3 is coming with a couple of important new features: Auto Check-In and Delayed Sync. Auto Check-In: Automatically checks you in to your favourite Foursquare or Facebook venues as long as you’re within 15m for at least 4 minutes. Delayed Sync: stores your locations when you’re offline, push them to your Latitude history Continue reading

Feb 25 2012 PlaceTrack latest iteration is 2.2

Download PlaceTrack 2.2 from the App Store new in v2.2: ✓now you can use PlaceTrack to check in to Foursquare and Facebook! ✓latitude contacts‘ location are shown again (inside an embedded web view) ✓distance information on detail views and friend list ✓minor cosmetic changes ☂fixed a bug where PlaceTrack could log you off from Latitude Continue reading

Feb 4 2012 PlaceTrack 2.0 now available in the App Store

Jan 2014 UPDATE: the new PlaceTrack 3.x is now available!!! Initially created as a background Google Latitude updater, PlaceTrack now uses its own backend infrastructure and continues to work well with even more sharing features. Your location data can now include location history, speed, altitude, whether you’re walking, running, moving in a vehicle or resting Continue reading

Jan 8 2012 PlaceTrack issues

on Jan 5 2012 Google made some major changes and dropped support to some unofficial (private) API methods I use in PlaceTrack. Yes, I had to implement friends locations retrieval through reverse engineering: Google does not allow third party applications to retrieve friends location through its documented Latitude API. Hopefully I can find a workaround Continue reading

Nov 20 2011 PlaceTrack v1.7.2: bug fixes and cosmetic changes

PlaceTrack v1.7.2 is live What’s New in this version: fixes a problem where PlaceTrack sits updating your location multiple times (under certain circumstances) fixes a problem where an empty blue map is displayed on application launch instead of current location minor cosmetic changes (toolbar, background, rounded corners for thumbnails, bigger map, shadows)

Nov 7 2011 PlaceTrack v1.7: some new features and minor bug fixes

PlaceTrack v1.7 has been submitted for App Store approval (and Cydia) What’s New in this version: new feature “Open history in…” allows third-party app integration (eg. Google Earth) twitter support (iOS5 only): tweet your location along with a map link and picture added “Pull Down to Refresh” intuitive way to refresh your friends location uses Continue reading

Oct 9 2011 PlaceTrack v1.6 available, “network error” bug fixed

PlaceTrack, my popular Google Latitude background updater, has been updated to version 1.6 and is already available from the App Store and Cydia. This bugfix addresses a recent change in google server names which prevented past versions to login; everyone advised to upgrade!

May 15 2011 adding Flickr support to CloudCopy for iPhone

App Store taken on Sun, 15 May 2011 20:07:23pm (CEST) [ ; @ @ ISO ]

Apr 24 2011 CloudCopy: sync your Camera Roll to Dropbox or Faceboo

CloudCopy wireless synchronizes pictures and videos from your iPhone to your Dropbox or Facebook account Available from the App Store FEATURES copy your camera roll (photo and videos, at the original full resolution) to the cloud. Dropbox and Facebook are currently supported background support: upload your videos or photos while you’re using other apps or Continue reading

Jan 14 2011 PlaceTrack v1.5 – 50% off, today only

Starting Jan 14th 00:00am CET for 24 hours you can install PlaceTrack 1.5 from the App Store at the special reduced price of $0.99 / €0.59 instead of the usual $1.99. PlaceTrack is a full-featured background updater for Google Latitude. Learn more and download How it compares with other clients: ✓ it works on older Continue reading

Sep 11 2010 Placetrack finally APPROVED for the App Store !

PlaceTrack has been approved by Apple a few minutes ago. Download from the App Store Sun Sep 12 09:17:01 CET UPDATE: It was the new guidelines that helped the App Review team finally approve this app.  An email I received a few hours ago from Apple stated that “[…] given the new guidelines published today, Continue reading