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Video – Google Project Tango – A smartphone that can map its surroundings in 3D

TweetSo, you may have heard about Google’s foray into the smartphone market and Project Tango. What is Tango exactly?? From Google… Our current prototype is a 5” phone containing customized hardware and software designed to track the full 3D motion … Continue reading

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Video – 3D Mapping Smartphone – Google Announces Project Tango

TweetSomething fun and cool from Google… Amazing technology. Many of the pieces exist. For related technologies and vision, please click here for The Future Site or Download the PDF  

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Mapping the Flu – Google flu trends

TweetHere’s an interesting resource, particularly this time of year as we enter the height of flu activity – Google flu trends. The resource shares flu maps and data based on aggregate Google search data (estimations are provided). The site has … Continue reading

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Correlate data and search results with Google Correlate

TweetGeoGeeks love crunching and munching data, there’s no question about that! Well, for those of you looking for something very cool from Google checkout the Correlate resource tool from Google. The service lets you correlate variables of your choice and … Continue reading

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Now Available The Google Nexus 5

TweetOhhhh yes indeed, I’m drooling over the new Nexus 5 which is available in many areas now, however, with a price that’s now almost double ($349 compared to $199 for the Nexus 4) I’m not really sure how badly I … Continue reading

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Google Helping Small Business Grow on the web

TweetSome small business tips shared via the Google Canada Blog… need blogging or SEO help for your business? Need Google adwords tips or support? According to Google, every day, AdWords enables more than one million businesses connect with their customers … Continue reading

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Google Trekkers tasked with capturing images of Florida’s beaches for Google Maps

TweetSoon, people around the world will be able stroll Southwest Florida beaches virtually. It’s coming courtesy of a Google and Visit Florida photo-mapping project that documented Lee and Collier county shorelines last week.  The statewide campaign ends with a splash … Continue reading

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Google Rolls Out New Google Maps for iPad / iPhone

TweetOn the heels of a recent update for Android (yep, Android users always get the first update to Google maps) an update for iPhon and iPad is now available. The update boasts an enhanced UI and a dedicated new iPad … Continue reading

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Google Tips on Securing your WiFi Network

TweetI bet you’ve noticed many of your neighbors have unsecured WiFI and I also guarantee to you that many of them have not altered the default settings on their routers as well! Google has a cool resource know as their … Continue reading

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First Look – Exploring The New Google Maps

TweetTo my surprise the new Google maps is available already. Upon receipt of the email providing me with a special link I immediately launched maps from Chrome for a quick, first look. The first thing I noticed was the browser … Continue reading

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Google Maps Team to Show Off Map Diving at Google I/O

TweetSomething fun that’s coming at Google I/O 2013 – map diving! Here’s a first look at a fun 3D virtual Google maps realistic fly-through experience that will be shown off at Google I/O. Details from the developers… Join the Instrument … Continue reading

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The Geo for Higher Ed Summit 2013 from Google – Apply Now

TweetSomething quite awesome from Google on the horizon, in particular, a great opportunity for educators and those involved in Geo at the higher education level – enter Geo for Higher Education Summit. Taking place July at the Googleplex in MountainView, … Continue reading

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