On the iPhone you can see locations of places you’ve taken photos. Here’s a screenshot of the map showing where I’ve been this very West coast year.
Love that Foursquare is using smartphone geolocation features to provide you with real-time recommendations through the app.
While I still use the app, I haven’t visited the Foursquare site recently. They’ve made some changes and one that works well is the logged-in view of the home page which shows you locations near you that friends have visited and recommended.
Plugged my iPhone into sync and got a message to signup for free “find my iPhone” feature in MobileMe. The find feature for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch lets users find the missing device remotely by tracking the location of the device. You can then remote lock it, wipe the data if it’s been stolen, send messages to […]
I was still curious after taking this photo of the trees on 24th Street at Bryant earlier today. How could I identify these trees? I did several searches on variations of “trees on 24th street mission san francisco” which brought up some great local links, including SFTrees and a good list of trees in the Mission […]
The web has always attracted me because of the play between what’s real, virtual, and how one can become the other fairly easily. While others have framed this much more eloquently than I (eg. Tim Berners Lee on the semantic web), it’s the asynchronous and networked nature of the web that feels the most like […]
I was searching to see if anyone had released some Ajax-driven maps and came across “Build AJAX-Based Web Maps Using ka-Map” by Tyler Mitchell which led me to an open source map tool called ka-Map. I’ve downloaded it and plan to try it out this weekend. Also, if you have seen these already, some other […]
I found Bryan Boyer’s IndyJunior several years ago when it was still v1.3 and played with it back then. For some reason, it popped into my head again the other day so I went and downloaded the latest version (now 1.6) and have put up a map of my past travels. I’ve made it oversized […]