Mayor Maker lets you automatically check-in and out of locations

Mayor Maker, a recently launched location-based application from Location Labs, is giving iPhone users the opportunity to automatically check-in to as well as check-out of locations using Foursquare. The application is currently available on iTunes.

“Geofencing” enables new location-based apps, raises privacy concerns

A coffee shop pinging your cell phone with a deal for latte when you’re 300 feet away? A mother alerted when her child leaves the school grounds? All this is done with “geofencing”, the latest thing in location-based services, according to some proponents and users.