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Tip – Shoot Photos From Your smartphone Like a Pro

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 22:47

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TweetIf you’ve followed me over the years then you likely know that I really luv mobile photography… yet no, I refuse to call any of my work or myself a photographer, iphoneographer,...

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A Smartwatch and a Phone for Just $199 from Burg

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 19:38

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TweetSome WAY cool technology here just in time for the holidays – the Burg smartwatch/smartphone! Priced at only $199, the “Dick Tracy”-like BURG 12 smartwatch functions as a standalone phone,...

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Explorer for ArcGIS on Android, coming soon!

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 00:17

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TweetFound this little nugget via Twitter (@ChrisLeSueur) and courtesy of Jeff Shaner @jeffshaner and the ArcGIS mobile team… yep, Explorer for ArcGIS on Android, coming soon! According to...

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Dangerous by Design 2014 spotlights pedestrian safety with Fatalities Map

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 22:12

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Mapping
TweetFrom Smart Growth America… In 2012, pedestrians accounted for nearly 15 percent of all traffic deaths, up 6 percent from 2011 and representing a five-year high. More than half of all...

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10 Cool, New Things About SketchUp 2015

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 19:58

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Mapping
TweetThis week at the annual Trimble Dimensions conference in Vegas, the company officially released the latest update to SketchUp, the awesome 3D modeling environment. the following are just 10 of...

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Antares Rocket Explodes on Lift Off – suffers a catastrophic anomaly!

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 01:09

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Mapping
TweetA tragic and sudden end to the Antares Rocket for NASA today as the launch went sideways, so to speak, and the rocket exploded shortly after launch. This from the CBC…  The 14-storey...

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Nokia Rebrands Lumia to Microsoft Lumia

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:06

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Mapping
TweetThis comes via Nokia Conversations blog… When we announced that the Nokia Devices & Services business would become part of Microsoft, we also shared that Lumia, our smartphone brand, would...

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Smartphone Tip – Unlocked BlackBerry Smartphones at Just $299

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:25

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Mapping
TweetLooking for a new, or additional smartphone? Did you know that BlackBerry devices, many unlocked, can be bought directly from BlackBerry online? A quick look at the BB online shop reveals a...

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Social Tip – Mastering your Twitter Analytics

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 14:39

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Mapping
TweetYou Tweet But Are You Aware of your Twitter Analytics? Here’s How — Ok you tweet, but do you have any idea how well your tweeting is doing? Indeed using twitter is subjective and it really is...

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Have you Checked For Google Results That Could Harm or Destroy you?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 20:44

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Mapping
TweetWe all know this, people will Google you, and in particular, if you happen to be in the search for a new job, a contract, or other employment related position, the chances are very high...

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HERE maps for Android (Beta)

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:48

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Mapping
TweetFrom HERE… HERE offers fast, accurate maps that are always ready to use, with or without an internet connection. Search for places, find routes and get turn-by-turn voice guidance wherever you...

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That awkward moment when Microsoft “borrows” the Ignite name

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 21:27

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Mapping
TweetOhmy, yep, that awkward moment when Microsoft rips… errrr adopts the Ignite name and brands their own event with it… pretty tacky Microsoft! This via Twitter and Scott Berkun who...

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Hello Google Nexus 6 – Running Android 5.0 Lollipop

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 01:21

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Mapping
TweetThe following comes from Motorola: With Nexus 6, we’ve worked with Google to bring you a bigger phone with more everything. More screen. More speed. More power. And, it’s the best Android...

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Infographic – INRIX Reveals The Hidden Cost of Gridlock on Our Roads

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 17:14

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Mapping
TweetWith drivers in our world’s worst traffic cities wasting more than 60 hours in traffic last year, the frustrating impact of traffic congestion on our time has been known for some time The Hidden...

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A new Reward from the USGS for Crowd Sourcing Citizen Scientists

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 14:53

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Mapping
Tweetan update from the USGS on their crowd-sourcing efforts… The National Map Corps (TNMCorps) data volunteers continue to make significant additions to the USGS’s ability to provide accurate...

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TextBuster Text Blocking BlueTooth Device Wants to Save Lives!

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 22:53

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Mapping
TweetHere’s something brilliant and perhaps an app that should be mandated by all motor vehicle insurance and licensing agencies! The TextBuster is fast and simple to install, works in any...

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To Hack or not to Hack – Why “Hackathon”?

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 17:17

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Mapping
TweetThe term “Hacker” has been somewhat abused by the media, such that many may now view it as a derogatory term.  It has often been used by media to describe criminals who infect systems and breach...

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Webinar – Sub-Meter GPS Accuracy on a Budget

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:59

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Mapping
TweetHere’s a webinar of interest to those involved in field data collection and concerned about accuracy. The webinar from Juniper Systems takes place Thursday (today) at 11 AM MDT (10...

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