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Latify is a feature-rich Google Latitude client for Android, supporting offline sync, background GPS updates, user location sharing, history visualisation and tracking and much more.
***IMPORTANT*** Google will retire Google Latitude on August 9th. After that, Latify will no longer be able to update your location in G+ Locations due to the lack of a Google API. You will still be able to update your location in the trips (Google Fusion Tables). We are working on an alternative Latitude backend to store your location and location history. You can use Google Takeout to export your Location History. Stay tuned for updates.
Runs quietly in the background. Syncs your location changes either in realtime or delayed. Republish your current location at a user defined interval when stationary. Make sure your friends (and Google Latitude) always have an up to date view on your location.
Latify can also sync your location changes in realtime with a Google Fusion table, allowing you to share your location with other (even non-Latitude) friends.
You can disable the realtime updates to Latitude when roaming abroad, or when running on a low volume 3G or GPRS data connection. Latify can automatically sync your location updates when a WIFI connection is available, avoiding unnecessary costs. Upon arriving home, or at the hotel, use your free WIFI connection to upload all your location data to Google Latitude.
Allow Google Latitude to get a more accurate view on your current and past location changes, resulting in a more accurate analysis of your time spent (at home, at work, places visited).
* Record,synchronize or publish your user location changes in real-time to Google Latitude.
* No need to keep Latify running in order to record location changes.
* Easy-to-use profiles (driving, at home, travelling) help you determining the best location polling and location update strategy.
* Convenient homescreen widgets for selecting location profiles, or specifying location polling intervals
* Tasker and Locale integration to automatically switch your location polling profile (when in your car use GPS, when at work use WiFi....)
* Toggle gps on/off option on each profile. (to avoid wasting battery when indoors).
* Visualize & replay your Google Latitude location history on a map. Never forget where you were on a particular day.
* Insert / remove past locations to/from your Google Latitude History
* When abroad, disable real-time updates if expensive roaming data rates apply. Instead, record your location changes on your phone, and as soon as WIFI is available, upload and synchronize your location changes to Google Latitude.
* Share either city level or street level details with Twitter, Facebook, SMS or e-mail.
* Option to fall-back to Cell Tower / WiFi lookups when GPS is disabled or times out.
* Option to force Latify to use WiFi/3G based lookups only.
* Re-publish your last known location at user-defined intervals when no GPS signal is available
* Choose to store your location updates on your phone without sending them to Google Latitude in realtime under certain conditions (no 3G / WIFI connectivity).
* Push your location updates in one shot to Latitude (ex: when a WIFI connection is available)
* Use GPS in your car, WIFI at home or at work. When abroad, choose not to sync in realtime, but rather use delayed sync when cheaper or free internet connection becomes available.
* Save and/or share your Google Latitude location history to a KML/GPX file.
* Option to auto-restart Latify polling / sync services on phone reboot
* Google Fusion Tables integration - Send your location changes to Google Fusion Tables
* Quick Location History navigation / playback via progress bar
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