Posts Tagged ‘ gps ’

Update on my eComm presentation

February 26, 2009
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Update on my eComm presentation

This has not made it to the eComm site yet, but here’s what my 5-minute lightning talk will be about: Mobile phones are practically ubiquitous. Everyone carries them and most of them are turned on and connected 24×7. Today’s mobile phones, even the least expensive ones, have sensors, spare cycles, and connectivity. These resources can…

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S60 Google Maps on N95 Rocks

April 24, 2008
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I my recent post “N95 GPS Revisited”, I mentioned that I’d be trying and reporting on the new native Symbian S60 version of Google Maps as an alternative to the pre-loaded Nokia mapping application. Well, in short, the Google app blows the Nokia one away, IMHO. It finally makes the GPS function of the N95…

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N95 GPS Revisited

April 14, 2008
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I previously have written about the N95 GPS in August 2007: My love/hate relationship with the N95 GPS . Since that time, Nokia has released new software that improves the utility of the GPS significantly. Opinions vary about the N95 GPS, as can be seen from the comments on the above post. However, the fundamental…

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My love/hate relationship with the N95 GPS

August 22, 2007
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I have a fair amount of experience with GPS devices, going back over more than 10 years. My first device was an Eagle Explorer (I still have it) and I’ve used countless GPS systems since. I also developed a GPS-based vehicle tracking system. So I can speak with some authority on the technology. Compared head-to-head…

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