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Welcome to another Mobile tech news update from the LBSzone. To begin, a few event reminders. With year end rapidly approaching that means time to start planning for a few events in 2012. A couple of noteworthy events to keep in mind include: The 2012 AT&T Developer Summit January 08, 2012 to January 09, 2012; MoMo Detroit event Augmented Reality, Detroit Dec 12, 2011; SXSW March 09, 2012 to March 18, 2012 Austin Texas - a week of social, mobile, arts, gaming, music and more; and Where Conference 2012 (was Where2.0) will take place April 2-4, 2012 in San Fran - be sure to add these events to your "things to consider" list for the New Year... Looking for webinars? If so be sure to browse our news archive of webinar notices and reminders. Planning a webinar? We've had tremendous results promoting webinars for a number of leading companies. Contact us for info on how we can help connect you with attendees for your next webinar.
Moving forward, here's a heads up on a few Tech PR news items of interest that hit the LBSzone over the past couple of days:
Trimble Launches New Mobile Applications for Outdoor Enthusiasts - Navigate in the Field with New iPhone and Android App; Amazon Kindle Fire Supports AccuWeather - Updated each hour, forecasts include detailed hourly forecasts for the next twenty-four hours; MyCityWay Powers First-Ever Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Official Mobile App for iOS and Android - includes Parade lineup, inflation information, route map, tourist destinations, and a participant tracker.
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Some fun, casual, and maybe a little Geeky updates of interest via the AnyGeo blog (blog.gisuser.com);
SceneTap for iOS and Android serves up real time info for Austin Bar Scene; Android Users seek Style, iPhone users Buy Apps; How Much Do Geo Professionals Earn? Some Salary Survey Findings and useful resources; Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Yep, there's an App For That for iOS and Android; Job Hunting Season! A Reminder and 10 Tips for the Geo Tech Job Seeker - a few useful reminders. Enjoy all the updates and please do keep us informed by reaching out to us at email@example.com or on Twitter @LBSzone - have a great week to everyone and a Happy Thanksgiving - please be safe.
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Shopping For A Tablet? Check Out Five Alternatives To the iPad - Complete with WiFi to connect to high speed internet, the Apple iPad is the one advancement in technology that manufactures covet and everyone wants to own. Here's a look at several viable alternatives to the iPad that the tablet wanna-be user must consider.
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MapQuest Maps Neighborhoods Provides a Social Sharing Experience With mqVibe - mqVibe (Beta) is a cool neighborhood mapping resource providing neighborhood hotspots, business rankings, user reviews and more... best of all, the service has a tight facebook integration making it simple and fast to get started.
Video... Why You Should Love html5 - A fun and interesting video captured recently at the Esri sponsored DevMeetUp Colorado event (Nov 3, 2001 in Fort Collins CO). From Bryan Noyle, DTS Agile, a cool and geeky discussion for geogeeks on why you should love html5. Bryan looks at the case for web services - Enjoy!
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Creating and Using Silverlight for Embedded Applications -
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Qt Developer Days 2011 isn't just a conference and an exhibition. You'll choose from more than 50 technical sessions that will help you kick-start your Qt development work. You'll learn how to get the most out of the Qt development framework's functionality, how others have implemented Qt, and how to code stunning mobile apps with Qt on the MeeGo platform and the Symbian platform. Nov 29-30
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Google's largest developer event on April 24-25, 2012 at Moscone West, San Francisco - see @googleio
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