Ignore that request from LinkedIn or Twitter at your peril – it might be a job offer, according to a global study released Wednesday.
Archives for November 20, 2013
Google released a new magazine and news-reading app for Android today designed to bring all your daily reads together into one piece of software. The new app, called Newsstand, features both magazines and newspapers, and you can add feeds from blogs and other websites as well. Google says as you use the app, it will […]
The U.S. Forest Service now offers access to variety of visitor maps for people using Android and iOS devices. “This mobile app makes it easier than ever to plan your visit to a national forest or grassland,” said U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. “By putting important forest information right at your fingertips, it will […]
Today, Esri launched the public beta version of its cloud-based Geotrigger Service that helps developers easily create location-aware apps for iPhone and Android without compromising battery life. The beta Geotrigger Service is available at no cost and feedback from developers will be used to shape the official release.
Hell hasn’t frozen over just yet, but it’s definitely getting a little colder down there. According to Nintendo software engineer Nando Monterazo, Nintendo is has been hard at work on a new tablet, and it’s based on the best mobile OS on the planet: Android.
WASHINGTON — The US Defense Department is looking for alternatives to GPS, techniques that can provide positioning data without the vulnerabilities satellite communication entails. But while they’re waiting for the technology to arrive, companies are looking at techniques to help better guard GPS signals, for both military and commercial applications around the world.
A unique, nicely designed fitness wearable just hit Indiegogo. Called the Digi-Care ERI, this Shenzhen-made wearable can track your steps and, most interestingly, trace your activity route using a magnetic sensor rather than GPS, allowing you to see where you’ve been without reducing battery life.
One of the great things about a Swiss Army knife is that it is packed full of helpful tools, yet it still remains easy to use. This combination of simplicity and utility is one of the reasons why I like the Survival GPS app.
An update via the Conversations blog from Nokia… Navigating a big city using public transport just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the newest update to HERE Transit.
A new survey conducted for young driver insurance firm ingenie found that over half of young people admit to using their phone handset while driving -and most are reading text messages or using apps. The findings come as Road Safety Week begins and the black box insurance brand, which is fast becoming the go-to choice […]