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Google’s Field Trip App Launches on iOS

Back in September of 2012, Google released an app called Field Trip for Android. The app, a creation of Google’s Niantic Labs, was billed as “your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.” Today, Google has finally launched an iOS version. Field Trip runs in the background of your phone, and it only makes …

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Google’s Niantic Project Appears To Be More Game Than Viral Campaign

Google’s Niantic Project (which we first reported on here) is now starting to generate a little more attention. On Wednesday, we published “Google, This Is Getting Pretty Weird [The Niantic Project]” looking at some of the latest pieces of the mystery. The article is generating some discussion in the comments section, as well as on reddit. For more background read …

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Google, This Is Getting Pretty Weird [The Niantic Project]

Last week, we reported on Google’s mysterious Niantic Project. “What is that?” you may ask. Good question. That’s kind of the point. Above all else, it appears to be some kind of viral attention-getting campaign for something Google is up to. Update: Here’s a follow-up (h/t: reddit). Google’s Niantic Labs recently launched the Field Trip App for Android. It was …

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The Niantic Project: What Is Google Up To This Time?

Google’s Niantic Labs recently launched the Field Trip App for Android. The company described it as “your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.” Here’s a refresher: Basically, it shows you stuff that it thinks you’ll be interested in when you’re near something that fits the bill. The Atlantic ran a pretty interesting piece …

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Google Launches Field Trip App For Android

Google’s Niantic Labs has launched a new Android app called Field Trip. The company is describing it as “your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.” The app runs in the background on your phone, and when you get close to something “interesting,” it pops up a card with details about the location. It …

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