Weekend bonus roundup

May 15, 2009 at 10:16 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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$70 GPS for kids with built-in geocache locations – the idea is to get them off the couch and into the great outdoors. 

Google Streetview blurs the face of Colonel Sanders (KFC) but not the pedestrians walking past the sign.

Comcast offering 50 mbps for $139.95/month

March 3, 2009 at 11:06 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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So you are still reading after seeing that price?  Is it worth $1679.40 a year to download an HD movie in 16 minutes?  Read the rest of the story here.

Smartphone Saves Planet and Other News

February 12, 2009 at 11:49 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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Samsung’s new phone runs on solar and is made out of your evil, discarded water bottle

Tiny GPS will add convenience and wonder to your life will track you anywhere

BeFunky lets you turn your pics into art for free

YouTube offers free and paid video downloads

Twitter awards?

Point-and-shoot GPS digicam on the horizon

April 17, 2008 at 9:27 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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Taiwanese electronics maker Altek has a GPS enabled digital camera in the works. Why GPS on a digital camera?
-great for geotagging
-create instant travel journals with each image pinpointed on a map
-create instant virtual tours
-remember where you have been

E-paper concept

May 14, 2007 at 12:36 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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2007_epaper_guide.jpgWhat could you do with e-paper?  Click the photo to see an interesting concpt from Nikita Golovlev.

The idea of a digital guidebook is great for the traveler.  Particularly appealing is the ability to store photos and attach a location to each pic via GPS.

Turn your phone into a GPS

September 14, 2006 at 8:19 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

Garmin has introduced a handy gizmo that will transform any (?) Bluetooth equipped device into a GPS.  The Mobile 10 clips anywhere and used Bluetooth to send GPS info to your (laptop, PDA, phone) gadget.  It’s about the size of a big pack of gum.

Learn more here: http://www.garmin.com/products/garminmobile10/

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