Tag: gps

  • Google Glass and Time Travel

    A lot has been written about how Google Glass will be great for those that put on a pair. Immediate access to the world’s most powerful database, push alerts from your closest friends, a voice UI so you can look up directions without having to look down at your phone, a  camera that lets you […]

  • Location-based DRM

    Location-based DRM

    Reading news of the Loopt acquisition this morning got me thinking. What if someone were to build a service that would check your location and use it as a way to unlock content that would normally sit behind a paywall? Here are a couple of the use case. Starbucks could do a deal with the […]

  • Software for the Nokia E71

    Old post recommending software for an old Nokia phone that was once best in its class.

  • 5 Uses for Low Cost GPS Tracking

    With low cost GPS tracking devices, it is now make it economically feasible to electronically “tag” people and things that you love. A couple of examples: Lobster Pots Celebrities such as Simon Cowell The baby Jesus statue in the nativity Your pet dog Lingerie??? But no one has come up with the most obvious application […]

  • Track Me Panel at Web 2.0 Summit

    Sharing location has become much easier but it brings up a lot of new questions. Who owns the data, what can you do with this data? Brady Forrest of O’Reilly Media has been exploring these issues with the Where 2.0 conference and brought together four people at this year’s Web 2.0 Summit to discuss the […]

  • Garmin to provide directions to your friends

    Image via Wikipedia Congratulations to my buddy Walt Doyle! His company, publishes the Facebook app, Buddy Beacon, which you use to broadcast your physical location to your friends. They’ve got and iPhone app and, just recently, they announced a partnership with Garmin to provide an overlay to Garmin’s GPS maps so you can see where […]

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