Posts Tagged ‘blackberry’

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Google Latitude now lets you stalk friends!

February 4, 2009

I’m trying out a different post method for this one in an attempt to get to the point!

Today, Google launched Latitude, which is a location based feature integrated into Google Maps and accessible from the iGoogle and most expandable mobile devices.

Who: Google

What: Google Latitude – a location aware app that lets you see where your friends/contacts are on a map and lets you provide your GPS location information via a GPS enabled device for others to see. Manual location selection is available.

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A President and his Technology

January 26, 2009

The recent inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama was probably the most covered inauguration in history. Technology played a large part in this as has been mentioned in mass media and as a result many more people all over the world were able to see, hear and read about the build up, the event itself and the President’s first week in office.

In the build up to the election, Obama’s campaign team made use of Twitter. Leo Laporte, on The Tech Guy Ep.528, talked about Obama’s tech use and said it would be great if he could continue to use something like Twitter but also acknowledged that, with the recent event where a number of high profile Twitter accounts were compromised, the reputation of the President’s office is at risk.

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