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Travel journal app HipGeo updates with video support on iOS

Excerpt from Macworld (blog)

Aug 03, 2012 1:00 pm

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HipGeo is often critiqued for its similarity to Path, but by adding video and growing its online community HipGeo is at least now on a level playing field with the more well-known trip tracker.

— Samantha Shankman

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Since debuting on the App Store earlier this year, HipGeo has given travelers a place to capture location-aware photos and text when they’re on the move. The latest version of the trip journal app released Tuesday adds a bit of motion of its own, with the addition of video support.

HipGeo aims to help users automatically log their locations as they travel and shoot photos of their journeys. Those geo-aware images are saved along with any text the user enters and used to create a journal showcasing the trip. The images and posts are laid out on a map pinpointing where the user has been; users can then share their travels on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or on HipGeo’s website.

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