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 […]
Is anybody using LBS ?
An interesting article in Electronics Weekly reports on the findings of a DTI sponsored study visit to Japan looking at the uptake of Location Based Services (LBS). The headline is that less than 10% of the users of advanced LBS capable phones on the KDDI network actually make any use of the available services. This […]
A free lunch anyone ?
The ongoing and mostly ill-informed debate on the funding of digital geographical information today hit the national press with a article published by Michael Cross in the Guardian . Now I have been a great fan of Cross’s often insightful journalism in the past but today’s article is full of errors and misrepresentation of the […]
News travels faster via blogs
Now back from the GITA show I am reflecting on one of the few events, which caused much excitement at the show – or actually did not occur at the show. Much of the GIS press both print and online flew into a rage on Wednesday on the announcement in a number of blogs of […]
Gita Day 3 – Are ESRI and IBM dating?
A strong set of presentations today from Autodesk, ESRI and Oracle all touched on the hot topic of the moment, interoperability what does it mean and where do you do it ? The Autodesk (and I guess MapInfo, Intergraph, LaserScan etc) view as expressed by my old friend Geoff Zeiss was that this is a […]