Amrith Shanbhag
Amrith ShanbhagHead of Social at Product Hunt

What are some of your favorite location based apps? 📍📱

I've been seeing a rise in apps that performs actions based on the location you're in and I think that's a pretty cool space. Want to know if you've given any of these a shot and which ones you like the most 😸
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    Transitnap

    Take a nap on commute without missing your stop!

    Roland Horváth
    Roland Horváth18yo developer, designer, WWDC scholar · Written
    Roland Horváth made this product
    ;)
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  2. 29
    GPS-A-Sketch

    Turn your run/bike/walk into a giant Etch-a-Sketch

    Ryan Hoover
    Ryan Hoover85Founder, Product Hunt · Written
    I'm a sucker for nostalgia. Similar to other fitness tracking apps like Nike+ and Strava, this app tracks your runs/bikes/travels and translates them into an etch-a-sketch image.
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  3. 22
    tripcents

    An app to help you save $ and travel more

    Beau Bergman
    Beau BergmanTripcents Co-Founder + Traveler · Written
    Beau Bergman made this product
    Generates a hotel and flight budget and helps you save for trips from your current location and beginning airport.
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  4. 10
    Gyroscope 2.0

    Now with Places, a new Moves replacement

    Nick Abouzeid
    Nick Abouzeid37Partner @ Shrug Capital · Written
    Love seeing my year's travel history artfully designed into one beautiful map.
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  5. Nick Abouzeid
    Nick Abouzeid37Partner @ Shrug Capital · Written
    Always fun to win a free Uber by crushing some trivia. It's like HQ, but mobile 🚗
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  6. Sruti Raizada made this product
    Check if this could help!!
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  7. 2
    Blue Sky Paint

    Draw on the sky with friends ✏️⛅️

    Lucas Rizzotto 🌊🐋💦
    Lucas Rizzotto 🌊🐋💦Award-winning VR/AR creator. · Written
    Lucas Rizzotto 🌊🐋💦 made this product
    You can draw on your local sky anywhere, any time. Depending where you are geographically you get a completely different sky.
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  8. 2
    Google Maps Timeline

    Rediscover all places you've been by exploring your timeline

    I use Google Maps Timeline to view places visited, its like viewing Flickr map without photos but red dots instead of pink ones.
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    sofia kazmi
    sofia kazmiSecret Life of Ninja · Written
    Simple & accurate
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  9. vasanthv
    vasanthvJS coder. Maker of Hoy. · Written
    vasanthv made this product
    Its a shameless self promotion. We use it in our office.
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  10. Tony Bailey
    Tony BaileyFounder and CEO of 1K Incorporated · Written
    1K is a photo and video crowd sharing app for all events. It's a great way to see everyone's photos and videos from your event.
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  11. 1
    Untappd

    Discover & share your favorite beers

    Scott Kipp
    Scott KippProduct Manager, EdTech · Written
    Untappd isn't, in my impression, location-driven, so may not sqaurely fit under "location based", but it does allow you to see location-based (i.e. 'Nearby') activity. I like that because it serves purposes closely aligned with the app itself: I can see who is buying which beers close to me, and I can see who those people are. Each of those things is connected to an action with the app: the former being "add this beer to wish list", the latter being "friend this user" (after seeing what they're drinking and where, it's a request informed by location and common interests).
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  12. 1
    Flinder

    Find top things to do nearby

    Jan Van Echelpoel
    Jan Van EchelpoelFreelance mobile/web app builder · Written
    Jan Van Echelpoel made this product
    I like Flinder especially when I'm on a citytrip. It makes it fun to explore a city to suggest things to do you didn't think of beforehand. P.S. I'm the maker so it's possible I'm a little biased 😬
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  13. Real-time location base app for find new friends and neighbors and see there activities:)
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    Happy Cow

    Find the best vegan and vegetarian options

    I am vegetarian. It is difficult to travel without food. Finding food is a big problem in countries where vegetarianism is either uncommon, nonexistent or not understood, or even due to language barriers. I use this app to find places worth going just for the meal to satisfy the tummy, mostly in Tokyo/Japan. I hope people can add more data about places around them and help tourists like me.
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  15. 2
    Citymapper

    The ultimate transport apps

    Chris Messina
    Chris Messina12Product designer & entrepreneur · Written
    It's the best way to get from point A to point B, across multiple modes of transit!
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  16. Fatih Özdemir
    Fatih ÖzdemirFounder of citiletter.com · Written
    Fatih Özdemir made this product
    If you are interested in a fantastic experience in your next destination, dare to go beyond boring and cliché travel guides ;)
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