Glympse - Share location with friends

Glympse - Share location with friends

Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.38
  • Total Downloads:
    359
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 21, 2014
  • Price:
    Free; iTunes account required.
  • File Size:
    23.5MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3
  • Platform:
    iOS

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1 stars

"Glympse 2.0 stops broadcasting locations after ~10 mins"

October 26, 2012  |  By yoda74

 |  Version: Glympse - Share location with friends 2.01

Pros

Maybe Group feature if it works.

Cons

Glympse stops broadcasting my (or the other party sharing hers/his) location after about 10 mins or so using the new version of Glympse (2.01.298). The Glympses remain active but the locations (either theirs and/or mine) won't update even though I know all parties have moved. This issue seems to happen after a party stays at one place for some time (~ 10 - 15 mins). Glympse used to work fine before this update in my old iPhone3gs AND new iPhone5 (IOS 6) using AT&T. It was until after I updated Glympse to the newest version, the location services stop updating/broadcasting. Verified the same symptoms with other two Glympse users, one with VZ and the second with AT&T, using iPhone4s (IOS 6) and latest Glympse version (2.01.298). We have no battery saver apps loaded either.

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5 stars

"Best GPS app I know of"

January 10, 2012  |  By Harold_Mann

 |  Version: Glympse - Location Sharing Made Simple 1.20

Pros

Simple, clean, easy to use, addictive, and private.

Cons

Uses GPS, so battery life can be an issue depending on the phone

Summary

Alerts everyone you are meeting or want to keep up to date about where you are, what the traffic may be, and when you are likely to arrive. You are in control of all info. Multiple uses.

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5 stars

"Simple, clean, and easy. Best location app out there."

May 03, 2010  |  By Mobilicious

 |  Version: Glympse - Location Sharing Made Simple for iPad and iPhone 1.05

Pros

Send location to anyone.
It's realtime on a map.
Simple.
Love the timer idea.

Cons

Wish it ran in the background on iPhone

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4 stars

"Very useful app"

February 25, 2010  |  By PhillyGuy36

 |  Version: Glympse 1.01

Pros

This is very useful for long trips, letting friends know exactly where you are and when you will arrive. No need for repeated phone calls. The user may control the duration and access of the tracking info.

Cons

Definitely uses a lot of battery power and the cellphone gets very hot. After 3 hours, the battery ran down. But if you can use a car charger and not put it in your pocket, it's excellent.

Summary

This is extremely useful for many traveling situations; it provides a degree of security for family members and also assists coordinating meeting points. If the battery usage were better, it would earn 5 stars.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.38
Minor enhancements and bug fixes
General
Publisher Glympse
Publisher web site http://glympse.com
Release Date October 12, 2009
Date Added October 21, 2014
Version 2.38
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Map Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.
Download Information
File Size 23.5MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 359
Downloads Last Week 3
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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