The ability to pinpoint your location is now a standard feature for both mobile devices like smartphones and for desktop PCs using either the GPS satellite network, or by approximating your location in relation to a known network. This has given rise to a number of location based services. Some are simple, letting your friends know your location at any given time, while other services can be used to book hotel rooms, find local attractions, and provide directions.
This guide will take a look at some of the most popular location based services, as well as providing tips on how to use them.
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