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Android Wear Goes Rogue, Gets GPS

Android Wear Goes Rogue, Gets GPS
Google has unveiled the first major update to its Android Wear platform, adding numerous features, including support for GPS sensors, as well as a fourth wearable device, Sony’s Smart Watch 3.
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What Can Map Apps Do for You?
Many people use smartphone apps to map their drive to dinner or find a less-congested route to work. But did you know that you can use them for public transit? You can even access maps offline.
State Parks Teaming Up with Google
Three months ago, a group of Google contractors began walking the trails of California parks wearing electronic equipment that jutted above their heads and sprouted cameras from metal globes.
Samsung Maps Way with Nokia 'Here'
Korean electronics giant Samsung has opted to license Here, Nokia’s mapping app -- formerly known as Nokia Maps -- for its Tizen-powered smart devices and Samsung Gear S wearable.
'Scuba Diving' from Your Computer
Scientists are learning to use specialized fisheye lenses underwater in the Florida Keys in hopes of applying "street view" mapping to research and management plans in marine sanctuaries nationwide.
Street View Exposes CAPTCHAs
Algorithm for addresses busts puzzles.
Working To Secure Payments Abroad
MasterCard, Syniverse to geo-verify use.
Twitter Toys with Nearby Tweets
Location-based feed from strangers.
Warrant Required for GPS Tracking
U.S. Appeals Court rules it is a search.
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