Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ping Resolution Improved

We fixed a major bug in the server last night so you’ll all notice that the pings update cleaner and more steadily when you’re moving around – this makes it far easier to rendezvous with friends or know when they’re … Continue reading

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Releasing today*: Pingster

Yes, our list of names is pretty friggin long for a startup. Another app? Well – yes and no. There are presently thousands of people using mapOmatic, and the number grows all the time. But one of its most frequently … Continue reading

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How do you use Ping?

1. You’re home and waiting for someone to arrive. How often have you sorta paced around in expectation? It’s nice to really know exactly where your guest is. And for your guest, it’s nice to know right where you’re going … Continue reading

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Location Privacy

The question has come up numerous times, so i want to be clear: we do not keep, file or store user’s ping/location information. It cannot be subpoenaed by law enforcement because we do not have it. The way we maintain … Continue reading

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Let me invite you to a bold human experiment…

I’d like to point out a few things about the ping. When you press that big button, you will be visible (as a dot) on a public map of the earth. You will be completely anonymous. This is both incredibly … Continue reading

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4000th download yesterday

Well, it’s not Instagram* but it’s also taken until version 1.3 before it had the stability and features to be worthy of proper release. “Ping” seems to be interesting many people – so we’re going to try a little experiment … Continue reading

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Version 1.3 Today’s Release

[edited] I know the frequent updates to the app can be a little irritating – but the alternative is worse: having features that are working intermittently. Based on your feedback and help with bugs, version 1.3 (released from the app … Continue reading

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