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Hello Mobile Enthusiast... Welcome to another chilly December Day and a busy Mobile Tech news roundup. Year-end is always a busy hiring season so this is a great time to plot out your recruiting strategy. Job seekers, keep this is mind as well as this really can be YOUR month so I suggest using the holiday season to your benefit and hopefully land that dream job! For you recruiters, we're pleased to offer a special deal on our GeoJobsBIZ 5 Pack - that's 5 premium career postings for just $250 (almost 50% savings off normal price) and you'll get TONS of social media exposure from us as well - something NONE of the other Geo boards can accomplish with the reach that we can provide. Take advantage of this offer by visiting geojobs.biz, click "Submit a Job", create a free account, post away, select the 5 Pack payment option upon completion - Good luck! Moving forward, some interesting news items on the LBSzone today including: Have you ever wondered who the Top 20 Federal IT contractors are? Find out about them in this report on IT spending; a new tool for IFTTT enthusiasts - LIFTTT for iOS and Android incorporates location triggers into your IFTTT recipes - very nice! Are you tired of having to watch your social media accounts 24/7? Well, perhaps you might be interestd in a Social Sitter! Yes indeed, this new startup will monitor your accounts when you can't! finally, developers in need of weather data here's a sweet resource for you. OpenWeatherMap provides wide range of weather data such as map with current weather, week forecast, precipitation, wind, clouds, data from weather Stations and many others. Weather data is received from global Meteorological broadcast services and more than 40,000 weather stations. Have a fabulous day everyone - as usual, send your Tech tips and news to me via twitter @LBSzone or @gletham


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SuperSurv for iOS/Android

Designed for field tasks working with iOS and Android, SuperSurv allows surveyors to capture data with GPS, display/overlay maps with global coordinate systems, and position current location for easy survey.
The new mobile GIS Apps feature enhanced offline data editing, the connection with SuperGIS Server 3.1a, Online Map Tool for free basemaps, multi-lingual support, etc., facilitating decision-making for organizations.

Need an effective data collection solution in your smart device? Visit SuperSurv.

 
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FEATURE ARTICLES and SPOTLIGHTS

You'll find regular feature articles, commentary, application spotlights, developer zone tips and other original feature content at LBSzone. We're also open to your article submissions so if you have an LBS focused paper, solution, case study, or other article feel free to contact us and send us your submission - info@lbszone.com

LIFTTT for iOS and Android - incorporate location triggers into your IFTTT recipes - Something very awesome for you IFTTT fans, a new location trigger that you cook into your recipes thanks to LIFTTT (thanks James for the tip about this one). This via theNextWeb. Visual Candy, the developer behind auto-Foursquare app Uber Checkin, has released a new app for tracking your location, this time through automation service IFTTT.

Smartphone Shipment Volume Reached About 255.3 Million Units in 3Q 2013 - Year-end and the end of another quarter is upon us, that means research numbers are out! According to Taiwan`s MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute), an ICT industry research institute based in Taipei, worldwide mobile phone industry`s shipment volume in the third quarter of 2013 topped around 465.2 million units, up 7% sequentially.

WOW Photog Technology - Panono panoramic ball camera - Wow, I've just updated my Christmas wish list to Santa to include this amazing device - the Panono panoramic ball camera! Simply toss the ball errrr camera in the air and the device snaps images producing a high resolution panoramic scene via the 72 megapixel lens.

New service offers babysitting for social media accounts - SocialSitter monitors and protects social media accounts after hours and on weekends, so that social media managers can rest easy. Every piece of content is reviewed by our human content review team and you receive an SMS if there is an issue.


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NEWS & INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Photos are King for Marketing! The best social media service for businesses is Instagram - Looks like some research analysts are hot on Instagram for business. really hot! Research from SumAll reveals that the best social media platform for marketers is Instagram - Indeed a picture may be worth a thousand words, or more!

Forrester Research Report: The Future of Mobile Application Development - This report, which is the vision report of the mobile app development playbook for Application Development and Delivery (AD&D) professionals, focuses on the changes application developers need to understand if they want to build modern applications that deliver contextual customer experiences.

Do you have news about a new product, application, web service, developer tool, mashup, or ??? contact us at press[at]gisuser.com


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Archer 2™

Featuring a new IllumiView™ high-visibility display, the Archer 2 remains extraordinarily bright under even the most glaring sunlight. You'll love the responsiveness of its large, glove-friendly capacitive touchscreen and numeric keypad, allowing you to input data at unprecedented speeds. Add to this a powerhouse of a battery and simultaneous GPS and GLONASS capabilities, and you have one mean GIS machine that you can rely on, wherever your job takes you.
 

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EVENT UPDATES

Browse this section to learn about mobile technology / wireless industry conferences, training, seminars,webinars, and relevant events. Feel free to make a suggestion for future consideration or contact us to promote your event.
Geospatial Big Data webinar series - If you didn't catch the live webianrs you can now view the entire series of online events including "Delivering Spatial Algorithms and Functions - Social Doppler", "Moving to Mobility: Leveraging Location Analytics.", and "Building, Deploying, and Managing a Geospatial Application in the Cloud."

Telematics Detroit 2014 - Telematics Detroit is the world's largest and most influential business focused conference and exhibition for the entire telematics ecosystem. Over 2000+ executives attended along with 100+ industry expert speakers, making Telematics Detroit the one event that you cannot afford to miss each and every year!

Telematics for Fleet Management USA 2013 - The commercial telematics industry has reached a key tipping point. In 2013 Telematics for Fleet Management USA will gather the most respected opinion makers and prestigious companies to analyze the challenges that the industry is currently tackling. Nov 20, 2013 - Nov 21, 2013 - The Westin, Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia.

Send your event info to editor[at]gisuser.com
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CAREERS

GeoJobsBIZ from Spatial Media - Our fabulous, new resource for GIS, geo technology, surveying, mapping and positioning career opportunities and resumes. For a limited time GeojobsBiz is offering Free job and resume posting during the initial launch (Beta) period. Check it out at Geojobs.Biz.



GIS Analyst, Sask Power
The GIS Analyst is responsible for designing, developing, programming and maintaining Enterprise, Web and Mobile GIS software and other related applications for the Corporation. This position includes interfacing with and providing support to end users making use of the GIS software and its custom applications. The GIS software is Smallworld and it uses Magik as its programming development language.

Integrated Controls National Account Manager (Mining and Landfill)
RDO Integrated Controls is a division of RDO Equipment Co. The company is a proud dealer of Topcon and Carlson Positioning Products across the western U.S. RDO Equipment Co. is a John Deere Agriculture and Construction dealer, and a Vermeer dealer with over 60 locations nationwide. We are dedicated to being a great place to work; energizing the creativity, talents and entrepreneurial spirits of our people.

GIS/CAD Technician (Term) Vancouver
Port Metro Vancouver ("PMV") is Canada's largest and most diversified port, stretching along 600 kilometres of shoreline and waterways and bordering on 16 municipalities. PMV leads the efficient and reliable movement of cargo and passengers, annually trading $172 billion in goods with more than 160 trading economies - See more at: http://geojobs.biz/?job_listing=giscad-technician-term#sthash.ezYnql6H.dpuf

Web Developers, Arlington VA
We have immediate openings for enthusiastic Web Developers in our Washington DC Dev Center. Come join our team building world-changing web/mobile tools and have fun with the latest technologies like HTML5 and JavaScript. Each day you will know you are making a difference

Post your job online with GeoJobsBIZ and you'll also get attention via the GISuser LinkedIn Group, FB Page, and Twitter!

Send your job ad to jobs[at]gisuser.com
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Recent posts from the AnyGeo Blog (blog.gisuser.com). Glenn's AnyGeo blog touches on the latest in Geo Tech, location technologies, mobile social, and anything geospatial!

Fulcrum Adds Data History and Versioning, Full Temporal Tracking of Data from the Field - Every time someone in your organization makes a change to a record, even something as small as a single picklist item, project setting, or status, we version the entire record and track what changed. On any record in your account, you can now pull up the record view (by either clicking a point on the map, or double-clicking a table row) and pick on the "History" button to display a full audit trail of all changes made to that particular piece of data, temporally.

How to Locate and Track Your Lost or Stolen Android or iOS Mobile Device - Here's the scenario. you frantically go into a pocket pat-down dance searching for your shiny, new smartphone. Sadly, the device is gone. What's even worse is that you just got the device thanks to your once-every-two-years upgrade from your carrier and you still owe about $500 on your tab!



See Also our GISuserTV YouTube Channel for videos captured on the floor and our GISuser Flickr for tons of pics!


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SUGGESTED READING

Ultimate IFTTT Guide Use the Web's Most Powerful Tool Like A Pro - IFTTT is an automation that will enable you to connect 2 services so that, when something happens with one service, a trigger goes off and an action takes place automatically on the other.

Gmail Cheat Sheet - Do you know that Gmail comes with plenty of keyboard shortcuts that you can use? It's always a good idea to learn shortcut key combinations to functions you use on a regular basis. This Gmail cheat sheet provides all the keyboard shortcuts that you need to know to improve your productivity.

Cloud: Build Vs. Buy - 4 Key Considerations - The great appeal of cloud technology is that it shifts the economics of IT. When making the choice between build vs. buy, both approaches offer similar benefits. Cloud technology lets organizations make more efficient use of IT resources, allows for the automation of many routine tasks, and easily scales to accommodate new IT service demands and business growth.

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