Daily Archives: March 7, 2007

A virtual tour of Whistler

I’ve uploaded and geotagged pictures from my ski trip to Whistler. You can see a map with the satellite view. (Judging by the lack of snow, it must have been summer when the satellite image was taken.) Geotagging will change … Continue reading

Posted in flickr, geotagging, gps, local search, maps, mashups, mobile search, travel, web 2.0, yahoo

Should I get a GPS?

When people get in my car, I’m often asked whether it’s worth getting a GPS. There are five big advantages that all GPS units have over paper maps and print outs from Mapquest and Google Maps: They will tell you … Continue reading

Posted in cars, gps, local search, maps, mobile, mobile search, satellite navigation | 1 Comment

Text to car: go to the grocery store

I said yesterday that it would be great if I could send destination information to my car from my PC via my phone. Apparently, Google has gone and done it. The catch is you have to have a BMW and … Continue reading

Posted in google, gps, mobile, sms, wireless | 3 Comments