Links for 24 April 2008

Milliways: Play the legendary game
Once upon a time, I used to love playing infocoms classic interpretation of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, the brilliant waxy.org, brings news of the unfinished sequel Milliways, which has been found, and is playable !!

Location aware twitter comes to the iPhone
I just don’t see the point of twitter, but it’s now location aware with the soon to be released Twinkle application, location has the potential to add something to social networking for sure..

A Satnav that avoids Manchester
Ah.. the old sterotypes… Still a Satnav, that plugs into crime data is under development by Honda in Japan, traffic data and weather were the obvious first steps in integrating other GI data onto these devices, soon perhaps we will see the whole range of geodemographics available as we drive around.

Walking Hotspot
Sometime you come across an application that is just cool, like walkinghotspot, an application to turn your 3G wifi phone into a mobile wifi hotspot.

Written and submitted from Vancouver Airport, BC, using its free public 802.11 network

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