If you're planning on taking a few snaps this Christmas with that new camera/phone, here's a little bit of fun you can have with them... Flickr is probably the best known on line photo managment and sharing site. It's free to sign up for an account, and you can start uploading digital photos within minutes. … Continue reading Flickring candles
I mentioned Argleton a year ago, Mister Roy has walked there and even the Ormskirk Advertiser has covered the issue but soon its days may be numbered! Google has announced a new feature to allow users to report problems and suggest changes to maps. It's currently only available in the US but you can see … Continue reading The end of Argleton is nigh!
Location-based services are - so they say - the next big thing. In essence, LBS capable devices can use GPS (or cell tower location if GPS isn't available) to provide tailored information based on where you are. This could be the location of a cash machine, games or where your friends are. In the last … Continue reading Location, Location, Location
Google have started adding photos and Wikipedia entries to their maps. Currently only activated when using maps.google.com you can click the "More" button to activate icons showing points of interest. I was amazed by how many things are tagged but slightly disappointed that Edge Hill isn't on there yet. It will be interesting to see … Continue reading Mapping Wikipedia
I've always had a bit of an interest in maps - I have a bookshelf full of walking maps - and so any time when mapping and the web comes together I find it pretty cool. Take Geograph for example - a project aiming to collect photoraphs of every square kilometre of the British Isles … Continue reading Where Am I?