Google Updates Latitude and Places iOS Apps

Posted Mar 22, 2011

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has updated the iPhone applications Places and Latitude. Google Latitude is popular for its check-in services and Google Places is now available in 30 different languages.

On the Latitude app for iPhone, you can now start checking in at places. You can also see where your Latitude friends are on a map and choose to continuously share where you are located. You will automatically be checked out of places when you walk out of them if you choose to continuously share your location on the Latitude app. Checking in is 100% opt-in.

The Places app makes recommendations for you on restaurants, coffee shops, gas stations, bars, etc. There is also a saved places feature that lets you choose your favorite places. This app is now available in 30 different languages in the update.

[Google Mobile Blog]