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Hello Mobile Enthusiast... and welcome to another mobile, location-tech news roundup. Loads of updates to share today from the mobile scene including some activity at Yahoo! as a key exec (and Mayer's first hire away from Google) is done but walking away with a boatload of cash (must be nice!); details and specs for a spiffy new, rugged GPS handheld from Garmin; a very cool mobile app from Samsung for visitors at the Sochi Winter olympics; and a big announcement from Nokia as HERE partners with Continental to map out the future of vehicle connectivity. Moving forward, some cool news from HP shared in the form of their new Windows all-in-One devcies for business - like the The HP ProOne 400 AiO for just $799; details of a very cool, new video series: Science and Engineerin g of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games - so awesome! Finally, how about some very clever and detailed beer mapping? Check out this map (served up as a high-rez PDF for printing) that reveals some 2500 American breweries on the map - fun stuff! Have a great day all and don't forget to follow us @LBSzone for regular updates


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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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FEATURES, INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS 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

Apple Inc. Will Provide Full Consumer Refunds of At Least $32.5 Million to Settle FTC Complaint It Charged for Kids' In-App Purchases Without Parental Consent
Apple Inc. has agreed to provide full refunds to consumers, paying a minimum of $32.5 million, to settle a Federal Trade Commission complaint that the company billed consumers for millions of dollars of charges incurred by children in kids' mobile apps without their parents' consent.

The Colorblind Tubemap for iOS and Android
Here's a clever app that's built on one of London's most iconic maps, the London Tube map. But, this app has a spin on it, the maps are served up in a number of ways, using cartographic enhancements and color variations in order to be more usable to those with vision issues such as color [.]

Enhanced Ford SYNC AppLink Launching First on All-New Mustang to Improve In-Vehicle Smartphone App Experience
When the all-new Ford Mustang goes on sale later this year, the next-generation SYNCr AppLinkT system will give drivers easier access to new features from many of their favorite mobile apps while on the go. The new Mustang will be the first model in North America to feature the simpler menus, enhanced voice control and [...]

Engadget Unveils the 2014 Best of CES Award Winners
As International CESr 2014 comes to a close, editors at leading technology news outlet Engadget present this year's official "Best of CES" award winners. From best health and fitness devices to the most kid-friendly technology, Engadget's editors scoured the show floor for products making their debut at CES, choosing 14 winners based on [.]

What changes will iOS 7.1 bring to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch?
Apple released iOS 7.1 beta 3 on 7 January, revealing that iOS 7 could be getting some design tweaks with the new update. Here's a list of some of the changes that you're likely to see when Apple releases iOS 7.1 to the public.

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.
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!

Esri Geodesign Summit - Join GIS and design professionals worldwide to explore the combined power of geography and design. This event is your opportunity to understand how geodesign will impact your field, and how you can use it. Redlands, CA January 29-30, 2014

State of the Map 2014 - This comes via the official SOTM website regarding SOTM 2014. We're happy to announce that the 2014 State of the Map US conference will take place in Washington DC at the Convention Center April 12 and 13. Plan to join us to connect with other mappers, learn how to work with OpenStreetMap data, and hack on the latest OpenStreetMap improvement.

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.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park 2014 Internship - GIS interns needed beginning June 2014 and lasting for 12 weeks for assistance with GIS data creation data management, and technology transfer. Duties will include using ArcGIS Desktop software and Trimble GPS Equipment to create and manage new GIS data layers; Coordinating with park staff to organize existing spatial data and create and document procedures for updating geo-spatial datasets

Engineering Information Technician - Under general supervision, this individual performs a variety of duties related to Geographic Information System and Computer Aided Design. Duties include managing the Village's GIS data and maps, coordinates and conduct field survey work, verifies minor Village construction projects, research real estate records and legal descriptions.

GIS Programmer - This position is within the Applications Group and works as a team member under the supervision of the IT/GIS GIO Assistant CIO. This position will be working with development teams on the development of custom GIS tools to be used throughout the County, develop ArcServer website applications, extensively using web services and work on the development for future GIS server applications. Position also supports GIS users in a number of departments other than IT/GIS.

Surveyor II, ND - Survey to determine precise location and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for construction, mapmaking, land division, titles, mining or other surveying related purposes. Construction staking, planning, project budgets, schedules, reports, maps, plats, deeds, local geography, physical evidence, legal descriptions, and research.

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!

HP Unveils First 27-inch Diagonal All-in-one Workstation with Touch Capability - HP Z1 G2 features Windows Touch, Intel Thunderbolt for increased performance -- HP today announced the second generation of the world's first and only all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display, the HP Z1, which is now available with Windowsr 8 Touch and Intelr Thunderbolt 2 capabilities-making it HP's most powerful, innovative and fully featured all-in-one workstation.



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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.

Does HTML5 Make Sense for Mobile Enterprise Applications? - This momentum is causing companies to reconsider their mobile strategies and question why enterprises, software application providers and device makers are adopting HTML5 and whether they should as well. This white paper will help you determine if HTML is right for your mobile environment.

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