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GIS Technology

Is the show over ?

Remember the excitement of your first trade show, hundreds if not thousands of people thronging the showfloor, bags full of brochures, silly bug giveaways, I remember one year at Autodesk we gave away bottles of bubble liquid – popular with the kids !!, fond memories. Increasing distant memories perhaps as the trade show slowly dies […]

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Thoughts

Autodesk changes image

A new logo, a new font,, WHY ??

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GIS Technology

Magic batteries – not aprils fools yet!!

The Register this morning reports that Toshiba have developed a new type of battery for mobile devices which can be fast charged reaching 80% capacity in just one minute!! The battery also lasts much longer than today’s best of breed Lithium ion batteries and operates more effectively over a wider temperature range, down to -40°C. […]

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GIS

Apple buys Schemasoft

Well Known in the GML community Schemasoft the Vancouver based software company was acquired by Apple Inc on Wednesday. Although most well known in the GI industry from its GML – SVG tools, Schemasoft has worked behind the scenes with all the major vendors including Microsoft, Correl and Apple. So no need to get too […]

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Technology

Just a few more seconds… taking control of my mobile.

How many times have you missed a call because your mobile has diverted to voicemail after a few rings?. A search of the web came up with a solution – changing the time it takes for a call to divert is something which needs to be set on the network not your phone. So for […]