Monthly Archives: April 2015

GogglePal adds a heads-up display of stats and games to any ski goggles – Gizmag

New in the sports wearables market is GogglePal, a heads-up display for snowboarders and skiers that places real-time fitness stats, navigational cues, and games unobtrusively in the user’s ski go… Source: You may recall that I wrote recently that … Continue reading

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Delhi govt to put GPS in water tankers for tracking by public

Delhiites will soon be able to track the movement of water tankers, including private ones, on a real-time basis as they would be fitted with GPS, the state government has said. Source: In a meeting about growing traffic congestion … Continue reading

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Car Technology Choice Study Shows Low Interest in Navigation Functions – Inside GNSS

But without those of us with the foresight to push and push, we would still be trying to breed faster horses as the wise men of the cities advocated not much more than 100 years ago. Continue reading

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Hunt for Kiwis after powerful Nepal earthquake kills more than 1300 – National – NZ Herald News

More than 1300 people across four countries have been killed after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing massive damage in the country’s capital. – New Zealand Herald Source: New Zealand has had a long relationship with Nepal, … Continue reading

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10 travel apps to download to your Apple Watch –

A handful of wrist-ready apps are already promising to transform the way you navigate the globe. Source: Does this remind you of Google Glasses? I suspect many of the apps are in fact the ones that lay in waiting … Continue reading

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Google shaking up search recommendations on non responsive websites with Mobile-geddon

Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones – Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends web sites on… Source: This is big and companies who haven’t added the word ‘responsive’ to their web vocabulary … Continue reading

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How effective is a GPS Monitor for home detention? Is it tech or the system?

In the 2015 legislative session, state Rep. Carl Trujillo, D-Santa Fe, introduced a bill to address using GPS data in restraining order cases. Source: I’m very surprised at the headline. It doesn’t gel with what is actually a very … Continue reading

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Unstoppable online continues to define travel sector marketing

Mobile first is no longer a nice to have. This was the sentiment at day two of World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town. Source: The world is full of experts and specialists, many of whom hold very strong … Continue reading

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Mobile travel and millennials: Are hack events the key to a thriving tourism industry?

The WTM Africa discussion around millennials and mobile has rehashed a few useful insights into what travellers expect when it comes to travel information in the palm of their hands. Source: It seems that things have moved on quite … Continue reading

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Maps reveal which countries have the most endangered mammals – Daily Mail

London-based The Eco Experts created the maps using World Bank’s World Development Indicator for deforestation and biodiversity. Sumatran tigers endangered in Indonesia are pictured. Source: When was the last time you went to the zoo? I enjoy the zoo, … Continue reading

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