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Welcome to another mobile, location technology news update from LBSzone as we get deeper into August and the kids are headed back for another school year. Amazing for me to think that when I first started penning Location Technology industry news my oldest was just starting pre-school and now this school year he's a high school senior... wow, time flies! Speaking of kids, there's no denying that many people will be sending their kids off to school or College with tablet computers this year... heck, I'm thinking of grabbing one for my 11 year old now that we have options in the $200 range! So why exactly are people buying tablets and what kind of things are influencing buying decisions? These questions are answered in this interesting report that sampled some 6,000 tablet owners - Career Center. Check out the latest including opportunities for a technician, data processor, Android developer and more.
Finally, perhaps you heard about this story of how the crew behind the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project in Canada have recently attempted to "mislead" the public and have been accused of lying with maps! An interesting story here. Oh, and before I forget, those of you who are fans of Instagram and not running auto updates on your mobile apps, be sure to checkout details of Instagram 3.0 released last week - great stuff here including the new Map feature... quite huge!
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Instagram on iOS and Android gets huge update with Instagram 3.0 Map Functionality - I know a few of you out there (like me) are Instagram nuts, errr users. Well, good news if you happen to be a GeoGeek this week and a lover of Instagram as the service has [finally] announced photo maps - a natural UI for viewing your photos.
Social Media Wrap Up Report: August 2012 - This guide provides a comprehensive synopsis for small, medium and large companies alike. Top marketing experts divulge their lessons learned and secrets on social media with everything you ever wanted to learn, from the basics to the most advanced techniques
Nokia Connects Shares Why People Are Switching to Lumia - I heard from my friends at Nokia Connects and they've shared some details and infographics on the reasons that people are electing to make the switch to Nokia Lumia smartphones. Some of the compelling reasons as seen in the infographic include the unique designs, the Nokia customer care, a love for Nokia, and even simply out of boredom with their other devices. One reader did comment to me that the graphic is perhaps amusing given Nokia's dramatic loss of marketshare!
LBSzone NEWS & INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Why Buy a Tablet? Selection of Apps, Price and Device Brand Most Important Factors
- Based on a 3-month rolling sample of 6,000 U.S. tablet owners, TabLens provides insight into tablet audiences, including demographics, content consumption habits and device ownership, to provide the industry with the most up-to-date look at this expanding tablet market.
Video - Leica Geosystems Interview - Rugged Mobile Mapping With Leica Solutions - Mauricio Jaimes of Leica Geosystems catches up with GISuser.com Editor Glenn Letham at the 2012 Esri User Conference to talk about the new Zeno 5 and other Leica activities and how Leica helps the GIS end user to collect data
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7 Awesome mobile Apps On My Android Smartphone Right Now. - I test lots of mobile apps.. tons of them actually, so deciding which apps are going to remain on my smartphone can be a little tricky! Obviously, if you have an app and expect it to remain on my deck at my fingertips it MUST provide me with at least a little bit of awesomeness! The following are 7 sweet and useful mobile apps that are currently on my smartphone
Checkin to Google Places, Share on Google G+ Via the New Google Maps Mobile on Android - Hackday events are becoming quite common, many local government agencies embracing the format and opening the doors, and their data vaults, to local developers, hackers, and those simply looking to mashup some data. Read on for Tips, Open Data sources, Developer Tools, Mobile Dev resources and more!
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Take The Laser Technology Challenge - An interesting promo from Laser Technology - the ArcPad Challenge! This from Laser Technology... Anyone who has a basic understanding of ArcPad's workflow can map features and collect attribute data faster and easier with minimal training.
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The commercial telematics industry has reached a key tipping point. Telematics for Fleet Management USA 2012 will gather the most respected opinion makers and prestigious companies to analyze the challenges that your business is currently tackling. Nov. 13-14, 2012, Atlanta, GA
Increase your Nokia Store success with user-centric design of Series 40 apps - Success in Nokia Store is dominated by apps with 4- or 5-star user ratings. Big companies know this and hire full-time UX specialists to ensure high ratings. If you can't afford a dedicated UX specialist, this webinar is for you. UX expert Jan Krebber from Digia will walk you through a simple process focusing on UX-design principles that are critical for success in the growing market for Nokia Asha Touch apps. August 22
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