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Google Location Favorites

Google Location Favorites

July 16, 2009 by · 39 Comments 

I recently logged into my Google account on my iPhone and noticed that it (the browser) was allowed access to check to see where my location was (I don’t remember this being possible in the 2.2.1 version of the OS). Then after it found my location, it allowed me to see “favourite places”. I clicked […]

Life after Death and the Future of Avatars

June 6, 2009 by · 91 Comments 

Image via Wikipedia I recently saw the new Caprica TV Show / Movie and was struck by how much they had borrowed the concept of the avatar from the book ‘The Seeker’ where the crew of the space vessel used the avatars of dead people to interact with them. The premiseĀ  is simple: During your […]

How I use Twitter

June 1, 2009 by · 105 Comments 

Image via CrunchBase I have some friends that ask me what I use Twitter for… and some that say they don’t get it. I’m not a twitter expert by any stretch of the word, but I do use it often enough that I can speak about how I like using it. Firstly, Twitter has become […]

How are mobile apps/services going to make money? – Not sure I like the question.

April 27, 2009 by · 16 Comments 

Image by earthhopper via Flickr I’ve been in several tech events lately where people ask: ‘How are mobile apps/services going to make money?’ While the typical answers range from advertising to micro-transactions; I think this question is fundamentally flawed. I think it is as flawed as asking ‘How does the internet make money?’ Just like […]

To give you my business card or to ‘Google Me’: The future of contact management

April 22, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Anyone who has gone to a conference or party where contact information is exchanged knows of the dreaded period after the event, where you attempt to add the entire stack of cards to your contact manager / address book. To date, there have been a huge number of solutions […]

The Rise of the Netbook

April 8, 2009 by · 14 Comments 

Image by Adrian Short via Flickr I frequently go to conferences and tech gatherings. Because of the type of people that go to these events, you can usually see a cross section of the latest and greatest gear (along with corporate issue gear). One trend that I’ve seen change in the past few months is […]

Location Based Services Part 5: Where are Location services going?

February 10, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

<Image by Getty Images via Daylife> Revolutions rarely happen over night. Most of the time they are a series of events that culminate with some drastic change to the status quo that is only really understood after the fact as analyzed by subsequent generations. An easy example, technologically, is how mobile phones changed our lives […]

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