Google’s new Field Trip app puts an Android-powered tour guide in every pocket [video]

By on September 30, 2012 at 1:30 PM.

Google’s new Field Trip app puts an Android-powered tour guide in every pocket [video]

Google Field Trip App

Say hello to Google’s (GOOG) latest exploration app, Field Trip. Field Trip works by running in the background on Android smartphones (iOS version is coming soon), and just like a local tour guide, it can provide detailed information about a specific location without user intervention. The app will pop up useful nuggets on things like landmarks, restaurants and shopping deals when users are at certain locations. Google says Field Trip even knows when a person is driving and will read out bits of trivia on interesting places when they pass them. More →

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