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Loopt forgets to mention it’s US-centric

Rating: That’s why you can’t find it in Android Market, then

Researching location based services we recently encountered Loopt. It describes itself as, “The mobile connection to people and places around you. Loopt products use location on mobile phones to help users find and enjoy the friends, places and events around them right now.” Sounds great – especially when you look at the range of handset OS the company supports. It even supports Windows Phone 7 as well as BlackBerry, Android and Apple iOS. Take a look at the list of supported phones here. There’s over 100 models supported. Now, scroll right to the bottom and browse the list of supported networks. Um, there’s only seven of them. All US based. Continue reading

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