Author Archives: glenn

U.S. Post Celebrates Earth Day With Sea Surface Temperatures Forever Stamp

TweetOn April 22, the U.S. Postal Service will issue the Global: Sea Surface Temperatures Forever international price stamp. The $1.15 stamp can be used to mail a one-ounce letter to any country to which First-Class Mail International service is available. … Continue reading

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Events, Geo Events and more events! An update…

TweetLoads pf noise on the event front… A busy week indeed for the industry as many folks have just returned from a busy week-end in D.C where the annual State of the Map US (SOTMUS) took place. SOTMUS is THE … Continue reading

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Webinar Tip – Take Your Data to New Visualization Levels

TweetHere’s details of a webinar of interest from Golden Software taking place this week at 2 times… Create stunning, multidimensional images by combining the functionality of Golden Software’s powerful visualization programs. Details – The Voxler Compatibility Webinar will demonstrate the … Continue reading

Posted in education, events, howto, imagery, video |

Training Tip – Create an Interactive Map with jQuery (Video)

TweetjQuery is a popular technology tool with the map geeks these days. Here’s a training resource that might help you to get up and running with jQuery – enjoy! In Create an Interactive Map with jQuery, Chris Converse shows how to … Continue reading

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Apple Tops Smartphone device sales, Android leads in Platform Marketshare

TweetAccording to Comscore, the Number of Americans Who Own Smartphones Surpasses 150 Million. 152.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (63.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in November, up 3 percent since August. Apple ranked … Continue reading

Posted in mobile, research |

Samsung Galaxy S5 Comes to Market

TweetAndroid fans will like this one… the commercial release of the Galaxy S5 has been officially announced by Samsung. The Galaxy S5 combines the advanced camera with world’s fastest auto focus, superior network connectivity, dedicated fitness tools with S Health … Continue reading

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Video – Tips to Sharpen Your Spatial Analysis Skills

TweetA handy video from the Esri video production team shares some tips for users on ideas for sharpening their spatial analysis skills and get started with web GIS… FYI, for more interesting and useful Esri videos I suggest you also … Continue reading

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Blogging, microblogging, media, social media or… Which for your business?

TweetYou may be wondering, which would be better for me or my business.. blogging, social bookmarking, a social media focus, or ?? A darned good question, particularly as all have a purpose, a time, a place, advantages and disadvantages. So, … Continue reading

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OS Ride iOS app maps the first three stages of the Tour de France

TweetSeems the UK Ordnance Survey is in the mobile app making business as the UK data provider for teh Government has released OS Ride, a mobile app for iOS featuring routes for the Tour de France. OS Ride features detailed … Continue reading

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Introducing Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana

TweetMicrosoft today has unveiled details of Windows POhone 8.1 OS as well as their new “digital Assistant” – enter Cortana – honestly, I have to say that I’m really not hot on the name and I’m even less excited about … Continue reading

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Infographic – Men and Women use their mobiles and social media differently

TweetNo huge surprise here I guess as research has shown that men and women differ in their use of mobile social media. For example, 38% of women play games on their smartphones and they outnumber men by 10%, 13% of men … Continue reading

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Mapquest Lets MLB baseball fans show their team some love while they navigate

TweetAn interesting product launch from MLB and Mapquest this week to celebrate the MLB opening season. Users can customize their mobile navigation experience (iOS and Android) with their team colors , icons, wallpapers, and accent colors by purchasing their team … Continue reading

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