Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ford Green Zone works magic with GPS to make your drive smarter, cleaner – Autoblog (blog)

Ford Green Zone works magic with GPS to make your drive smarter, cleaner Autoblog (blog) Ford is working on a smart system, based on Nokia mapping technology, that uses GPS data to use both the electricity and conventional fuel more … Continue reading

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Are visitor centers passé? Haywood tourism authority mulls bang for the buck … – Waynesville Smoky Mountain News

Are visitor centers passé? Haywood tourism authority mulls bang for the buck … Source: http://www.smokymountainnews.com Having had the pleasure of visiting a number of visitor centers such as on the Natchez Trace a couple of years ago, I found them … Continue reading

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New quake map shows Northwest at high risk – KING5.com

KING5.com New quake map shows Northwest at high risk KING5.com In July, the U.S. Source: http://www.king5.com Following the Napa Valley quake yesterday (photos http://huff.to/1tC1AX4) this website/service which has just been updated provides a timely reminder, especially for the West Coast, … Continue reading

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Farming theft on the rise, GPS led detectives to stolen farming equipment – KERO-TV 23

AI liKERO-TV 23 Farming theft on the rise, GPS led detectives to stolen farming equipment KERO-TV 23 With the help of technology hope is on the horizon for farmers. Source: http://www.turnto23.com I like these stories. The FLIR sounds interesting, you … Continue reading

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United, TripAdvisor, Starbucks add Uber booking to their mobile apps

Despite its regulatory woes, Uber is extending its reach in the smartphone world big-time. Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com Before the taxi industry gets up at arms over this, you have options too. Some airlines such as Air New Zealand have Air NZ … Continue reading

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Vt. police: GPS leaves trucks stuck on notch road – WCAX

Vt. police: GPS leaves trucks stuck on notch road WCAX “A very common thing we see is that truck drivers are simply following their GPS. Source: http://www.wcax.com There are no truck specific navigation systems and that isn’t likely to be … Continue reading

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Apple invention helps iPhone users find their parked car despite poor cell … – Apple Insider

Business Insider Australia Apple invention helps iPhone users find their parked car despite poor cell … Apple Insider Apple’s automatic car parking and navigation patent applications were first filed for in February 2013 and credit Jason A. Source: appleinsider.com This … Continue reading

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