Glympse - Share GPS location

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    Glympse - Share GPS location

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    Published: 2011-11-02, by Manu Galvez.

    Glympse is a simple way to share your location: Account isn't needed

    • No account need (nor you either your contacts)
    • Widget
    • Tracks route and average speed
    • Accuracy could be improved
    • Needs to integrate more social networks
    • Battery killer

    "Sharing your location: better as easier"

    Dozens of social networks for sharing your location are coming up. Yet most of them share a catch: you have to create an account, add friends, link other social networks among other stuff before sharing where you are.

    Glympse works different: you just need to download the app and share your location in real-time. Although you can add your profile pic, view your check-in history and add other social networks, there's no need to register. Just share. Share via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook or SMS. Share where you are and where you're going. Share expected time to reach the place, distance and average speed. Share a message attached to your Glympse. Avoid all the bureaucracy and just SHARE. That's what Glympse does.

    Attached to your Glympse sharing, there will be a link to Glympse website. From there, your friends can check where you are and follow your path to your goal. Your friends (or just the people you share your location with) don't need to have an account either. Glympse lets you choose location provider (Google or Skyhook). What's more, you can choose preferred unit (metric or imperial), as well as the parameters you want to share: location, speed, etc.

    Glympse has been developed by Share your Where, an emerging developer who has just launched this app on the market with remarkably success (over 1 Million downloads)·

    Glympse doesn't have extra features as badges or location-based games. However, it's an essential sharing app with no frills. Its simplicity is its keystone.

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    by Emmanuel , Appszoom

    Nov 02, 2011


    Glympse is a fast, free and simple way to share your real-time location using GPS tracking, with any of your family, friends or co-workers!

    Send a Glympse to let friends and family know you are on your way. Request a Glympse from a colleague who is always running late. Set up a Glympse group for your family reunion.

    Those you share with can view your Glympse from any web-enabled device, no sign-up required!

    Download Glympse today!

    App Features:

    + Easy: no sign-up required
    + Safe: your Glympse automatically expires
    + Live: share location in real time with dynamic map
    + Open: share with anyone – no app required to view
    + Passive: runs in the background
    + Global: works anywhere you have GPS and a data connection

    Use Glympse to:
    + coordinate a social night out with friends
    + let your spouse know your ETA when you’ll be home from work
    + let your family know you are safe while running or cycling
    + find friends at a concert festival
    + provide a courtesy notice with ETA to a client when stuck in traffic
    + share a charity run route with followers on Facebook or Twitter
    + direct emergency or roadside personnel to you quickly

    ~~~ AWARDS & PRESS ~~~
    + 2014 Webby Award Winner
    + "[Glympse] is one of those apps that’s ingenious in its simplicity, insanely handy to have around, and just a little bit fun to boot." – CNET Reviews
    + "Glympse: The Coolest Thing Your Smartphone Can Do" – Fast Company
    + Named one of "15 Best Mobile Apps of 2011" – Mashable

    • We LOVE TO HEAR FROM CUSTOMERS. If you have an issue or suggestion, please send us a note using the "Send us Feedback" feature in the app under Settings.

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