Tag Archives: location services

My examination of an Apple mapping mistake shows that the fault lies with TomTom

In the midst of the media frenzy surrounding the flaws in Apple’s new Maps released in iOS 6, there has been a lot of finger pointing going on.  Apple has been quick to state that the problems are a result … Continue reading

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When you rely too much on Google’s location aware searching

Google’s location aware searching is one of the features that really makes it a great search engine, but it would seem that I have become too used to it.  I just made a $10 mistake because I assumed that Google … Continue reading

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If you check-in your location on Facebook that you’re at the hospital, it probably isn’t that serious

Today started innocently enough. Our 16-month-old son, Rafael, was kind enough to sleep until 6:30 am, and his sister Ayelet slept until 7, so everyone was in a good mood and had a good morning.  We had plans to meet … Continue reading

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My pre-schooler leads me to an Ah-ha moment about location-based services

As much as I enjoy gadgets and playing with new technology, I always find myself a little behind the curve on the latest trends.  When blogs first became popular four or five years ago, I was skeptical.  I remember the … Continue reading

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