The Factual Android SDK by Factual allows to integrate data features into applications with the aim to provide personalized user experiences based on location. It includes filters to work with queries and geographical area.
Google is pitching its Activity Recognition Transition API as the key to unlocking insight about smartphone owners' movements. The idea is to let developers decipher between simple movement, such as walking, and complex movement, such as driving all while maximizing battery life.
If you weren't at the #VegasHack public data hackathon on Saturday, February 23, 2013, you sure missed an “open data” great time. Vegas Hack and Code For America collaborated to bring a civic innovation hackathon for people dedicated to finding new solutions to address real issues in the community.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Video, Bluetooth, Location, and Games. One highlight today is the Accelerite Location-as-a-Service API, which enables mobile device location aggregation. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.