Posts Tagged ‘GPS’

The Social Fitness Tool Race (Winning: Strava)

May 12, 2012  |   Blog,Exercise,Outdoors,Personal   |     |   0 Comment

The Social Fitness Tool Race (Winning: Strava) One of the great tools of the web (and mobile) has been the emergence of social tools with an exercise-centered focus.  As a competitive data geek who loves to play outdoors, these tools really excite me.  I bought my first heart rate monitor (HRM)  – an old Polar that had two functions, time and current.

The Data Behind the Photo

March 31, 2011  |   Blog,Privacy   |     |   2 Comments

The Data Behind the Photo I’ve been thinking about sharing more photos online via Twitter and Facebook but was curious what information was actually being shared when I uploaded a picture.  I’ve done some sleuthing and it turns out the answer is a lot. Similar to a webpage having source code (and metadata) a picture also has the same information.

Google Latitide to Status/Blog

May 05, 2009  |   Blog,Mobile,Privacy   |     |   0 Comment

Google Latitide to Status/Blog A close friend (“cc” aka Chris Crosby) sent this to me yesterday but I’m just getting around to checking it out this morning; Two items: “Google Talk location status (beta) automatically updates your Google Talk or Gmail chat status message with your Latitude location.” “The Google Public Location Badge lets you publish your Latitude.

Google Latitide Privacy: +1 for Google

March 05, 2009  |   Blog,Privacy,SEM (SEO & PPC)   |     |   0 Comment

Google Latitide Privacy: +1 for Google Here’s a very important note on Google’s belief of privacy: The key point; “Google has confirmed that its policy will be to require a wiretap order before tracking a Latitude user’s location for law enforcement.” It’s good to see that they still follow their, “Don’t Be Evil” motto. I’m sure this will prove to.

Initial Thoughts on the 3G iPhone [Updated]

July 30, 2008  |   Blog,Mobile   |     |   1 Comment

Initial Thoughts on the 3G iPhone [Updated] Based on some urging from the Kuhn brothers, here are some of my preliminary thoughts on the [16GB] 3G iPhone. Since it’s too easy to find fan-boy sites hailing the iPhone, I’m going to err on the critical side. Also, considering I use non-Apple applications the majority of the time, I think the apps really.

Steve Jobs Keynote at WWDC

June 09, 2008  |   Blog,Mobile   |     |   0 Comment

Steve Jobs Keynote at WWDC Wired is live blogging Steve Job’s Keynote speech this morning at 10AM PST. Link here. What do we expect? Plenty: A new iPhone, with a new operating system, 3G data support, and geotagging support — plus maybe a GPS Lots of iPhone and iPod Touch applications Details on the next version of OS X, codenamed.