Tag Archives: Android

Nokia Closes Its $2.8B Sale Of Here To The Audi, BMW And Daimler Car Consortium

One of the bigger makers of maps and location services used in mobile phones and connected cars has now been taken over by a consortium of car makers. Today.. Sourced through Scoop.it from: techcrunch.com I said back in 2013 that … Continue reading

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Google Maps offers offline option when Internet is spotty – Washington Times

Google Maps is getting disconnected. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.washingtontimes.com It’s about time they did this, although it’s easy to understand why they don’t want you to be offline, because their fundamental aim is to sell location based advertising. I … Continue reading

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Privacy Protections Unite Carmakers – Sci-Tech Today

Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say will protect motorists’ privacy in an increasingly digital era. Source: http://www.sci-tech-today.com It’s interesting how information pops … Continue reading

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Best new mobile apps for iOS, Android – Digital Spy UK

Best new mobile apps for iOS, Android Digital Spy UK Each week, Digital Spy rounds up the biggest mobile apps for iOS and Android devices. Source: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk Train spotting rises to a new high and I’m sure there are plane … Continue reading

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7 Cool things that airlines could do with Google Glass that would add value

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Ever heard of an airline staff receiving and checking in a passenger at the counter using cutting-edge technology like Google Glass or a smartwatch? Yes, this is now a reality. The facility is … Continue reading

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Mobile apps secretly sharing personal data targeted by FTC – QR Code Press

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere QR Code Press Mobile apps secretly sharing personal data targeted by FTC QR Code Press The FTC has made an announcement of an important occurrence in the mobile apps industry as it has … Continue reading

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Have You Tried The New Barfoot and Thompson iPad Real Estate App?

Barfoot & Thompson have a new (well relatively new) iPad application out to help people find their next house in New Zealand. It is crisp and clean and has some very nice features. It’s been selected as a finalist in … Continue reading

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