Monthly Archives: April 2006

Wi-Fi Roaming and Cell Phone Roaming Options – an introduction for the new

This “intro to Wi-Fi 101” style artile is designed to educate the novice user with the who, what, where, when, why, and how regarding Wi-Fi Roaming for the mobile device user. North American examples are provided.

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USGS National Flood Summary information from 1970-1998

The U.S. Geological Survey has made the National Flood Summary information from 1970-1998, including maps and data, available on the World Wide Web.

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Get Tough & Rugged With the Beefy but Cool Hummer Laptop

One of the coolest things about my job is that I get to mess around with all kinds of cool technology… now, I haven’t had one of these badboys sent to me yet, however, if I was looking at upgrading my laptop to something a bit more rugged the Itronix HUMMER Laptop would be at or near the top of my list.

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3rd Annual Navteq LBS Challenge Validates LBS – The Winners

The winners of the 3rd annual Navteq LBS Challenge were announced to a standing room only crowd at CTIA Wireless 2006 in Las Vegas. In a testament to the continued growth and demand for mobile location-based services, some 256 applications were entered in the 2006 challenge.

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48 hours at CTIA wireless in Las Vegas

I recently had the pleasure of spending 48 hours in Vegas to take in CTIA Wireless 2006. HOT topics this year included: mobile music, mobile TV, SMS, mobile payment, making the UI simple, branding, user-driven content and lastly, content is king.

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Gmaps 101 – An Introduction to Google Maps & The Google Maps API (Part 1)

In this first article on the Google Maps API you will discover the fundamental programming constructs for developing web mapping applications with the hottest web mapping application development tool. This tutorial looks at using v 2 of the Google Maps API.

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Flash Lite 1.1 Development for Nokia S60 Handsets from Adobe

Adobe, formerly Macromedia, has a fabulous resource for application developers via their Mobile and Devices Application Developer Center. Now you can locate loads of useful resources enabling you to develop using Flash Lite 1.1 for your Nokia S60 handsets.

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