Waze, Safely and Rxs and other LBS News
A company called LowestMed has launched a mobile app that allows consumers to compare drug prices at their local pharmacy chains.
The app will be a mobile extension of the company's Web resource for comparative drug prices and prescription discount cards.
Waze launched version 3.0 for Android. "The latest iteration of the app features a complete overhaul from the ground up, including a new minimalist graphic interface as well as Foursquare and Yelp POI integration to make it the most powerful local search navigation system on the market."
RunKeeper has nine new partners using its API, bringing the total to 45. New ones include:
- Fleetly: Lets users track and improve their Fitness Level in a social game.
- Pedometer Ultimate: Turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a powerful GPS stopwatch.
- Nexercise: An interactive game that makes fitness fun.
- CleverRun: Predicts your target time for your next race and compares your runs to runs of the same distance.
- Cycle Log: Helps cyclists track performance with GPS mapping, interval timers, voice cues and more.
- Coachya: Helps coaches provide training plans, track, manage and bill their teams and athletes.
- Vitogo: Lets you log your strength training with coaching, motivation and social support.
- Weighty: Allows you to submit your weight and fat percentage to the Health Graph.
- Scosche myTREK: A wireless pulse monitor that is worn on your forearm and lets you manage your pulse, training type, calories burned, distance/speed/pace and more.
(I don't use RunKeeper or any phone based workout app. I just use my old Garmin Forerunner 201. It's the one Kate M. gave me after I lost my first one.)
Safely, the family safety app suite from Location Labs is announcing it "has enabled more than one billion family safety location checks since inception." And, there's a new feature: a check-in feature for the kids - so they don't have to call to say where they are.