Location update: Gowalla and Foursquare update apps

Foursquare and Gowalla have both updated their iPhone apps overnight ahead of the SXSW conference in the US. Let’s start with Foursquare, version 1.7 contains a refreshed UI, speed...

Foursquare and Gowalla have both updated their iPhone apps overnight ahead of the SXSW conference in the US.

Foursquare iPhone app

Let’s start with Foursquare, version 1.7 contains a refreshed UI, speed improvements, and places now support categories like the website.

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Available from the iTunes Store

Gowalla iPhone app

Gowalla gets a full point release, reaching version 2.0. This update also contains a update to the design, which increases usability and is easier to read. You can now add photos to a venue after checking in and browse photos others have taken at that location. That’s huge !

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Available from the iTunes Store

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