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Explore travellr is a mashup that searches content from Flickr, Google Maps, and YouTube, and displays useful posts filtered by city, state, or activity. Type New York City and see what comes up, or...
Searchable Google map displaying car and other vehicle crime alongside road traffic accidents for your local area, with all incidents within 1 mile of your search mapped.
Burger Joints shows the most tweeted burger chain in towns across the United States. Type in your city or area and see what pops up.
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Foursquare, the leading location-based social tool, announced a major new initiative last week to expand its location database to include cross-references to corresponding venue listings from other services. As characterized in the announcement post on the company blog, the goal is to make Foursquare the missing "Rosetta Stone for location, allowing you to link information about a real-world place from one database to any other." Now it's not just about using Foursquare, but connecting it to other services.
The Transit App, an application that provides commuters with real-time transit information on iOS, makes its Transit App API available to developers who may want to integrate the functionality with other applications. The app has already been widely downloaded and received positive customer reviews, and filling the gap that was left when Apple removed transit from its own Maps app, it seems to be a really useful tool for anyone who relies on public transportation and the ability to get accurate and timely travel information.
Getting on a plane and actually traveling somewhere is so old fashioned. Teleporting is the future. But since we haven't worked out all the kinks of physically moving our atoms from place to place, for now we have the Google Maps API and it's Street View feature.
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