Category Archives: Mobile Maps

Avoid the Traffic on Waitangi Weekend

The NZTA have a couple of fantastic services for long weekends and public holidays called Holiday Hotspots. I use it every long weekend when I go away and barring people having accidents, I enjoy near normal driving speeds and even … Continue reading

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Facebook can map more of Earth in a week than we have in history

Facebook’s incredible mapping feat shows that neural networks are starting to do serious volumes of work seriously fast. Here’s why it matters Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.newscientist.com Facebook is changing how we live and relate. It’s power is immense and … Continue reading

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New London Underground map shows how expensive it is to rent stop-by-stop

Another handy London Underground map has been released, this time showing how expensive it is to rent at each Tube stop Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk In my book about buying a house using location based services http://amzn.to/241MlcT I wrote … Continue reading

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Tube strike: Walking map shows distance between stations ahead of planned 2016 walkout

Transport for London’s ‘walk the Tube’ map shows how long it would take to walk between stations ahead of a planned February 2016 strike Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk This is a great way of providing something positive out of … Continue reading

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Mapped: how buy-to-let will lose money in 91pc of regions by 2021

Buy-to-let is under threat from rising mortgage rates, new regulation and swingeing taxes. By region and city, this shows how quickly property investments could turn sour Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk So much of property investment is made by the … Continue reading

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Creepy hidden map inside your iPhone that records everywhere you go

Frequent locations is a feature of iPhone operating systems from iOS 7 upwards, and is automatically turned on for most users, who are never informed that it is watching their every move. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Sinister or just … Continue reading

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US Forest Service Deploys Avenza PDF Maps App for Firefighting – GPS World magazine

The U.S. Forest Service is using Avenza System’s PDF Maps mobile app to deliver interactive digital maps to firefighters and emergency response teams. Sourced through Scoop.it from: gpsworld.com This is a great idea. In a recent research project on what … Continue reading

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