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iPhone and iPad App Helps Navigate National Parks

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This National Geographic offering is a worthwhile tool for planning your next visit to a national park, particularly if you're willing to download the individual guides for each park, though its scope is limited....
iPhone and iPad App Helps Navigate National Parks

National Parks Street View-style trails goes live, avoids the Google cars (video)

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After tooling up a team of hikers with an impressive camera tripod and unleashing them on the likes of the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone Park, Nature Valley has published its fully rotational Trail Views online. You'll be able to effortlessly follow several routes across the great American countryside and...
National Parks Street View-style trails goes live, avoids the Google cars (video)

National Geographic launches ‘National Parks’ iOS app, guides to 20 of the US’s most visited parks

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National Geographic has launched a new app offering extensive guides to twenty of the most visited national parks in the US to mark National Park Week, which is running from April 21-29. During this week, all of America’s 397 national parks are offering free admission. National Geographic has grown to...
National Geographic launches ‘National Parks’ iOS app, guides to 20 of the US’s most visited parks
National Park blames rise in graffiti on social media

Google shows off new backpack-worn Street View capture tool

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It looks like Google's Street View will soon be expanding to even more places than it already covers. The company has today taken the wraps off a brand new capture tool that can be worn on a person's back in order to map places that are too difficult for...
Google shows off new backpack-worn Street View capture tool

This is National Park Week! From April 17 - 25, visit any of America's 392 National Parks free (no admission fee) http://www.nps.gov/npweek/

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This is National Park Week! From April 17 - 25, visit any of America's 392 National Parks free (no admission fee) http://www.nps.gov/npweek/

Obama picks REI exec Sally Jewell as Interior secretary

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Sally Jewell Big news out today in the world of politics with President Barack Obama announcing that he’s chosen former REI Chief Executive Sally Jewell as Interior secretary. In the role, Jewell will oversee the country’s national parks as well as drilling operations on public land. At outdoor retailer REI,...
Obama picks REI exec Sally Jewell as Interior secretary

2012 Apple Design Awards showcase standout apps on iOS, OS X

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While we tend to get caught up in keynote hoopla, Apple's WWDC event is about connecting with the third party developers of software for its various platforms and it highlighted a few with its annual Design Awards yesterday. While 2011's winners included standouts like Infinity Blade, selections for 2012...
2012 Apple Design Awards showcase standout apps on iOS, OS X

DIY yurt made out of trash

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Niki Raapana designed a DIY shelter called a Gertee. Gertees are round houses made of sticks and poles tied together with zipties and covered with cloth or other materials. Each one is as unique as the owner who builds it. All ger/yurts can be tailor made to fit any...
DIY yurt made out of trash

GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world

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Do Seattle’s tech startups dream big enough, and do the region’s startup investors do enough to help make those big dreams happen? Chris DeVore and Tony Wright in the KIRO-FM studios. We explore those topics and more this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, as we compare...
GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world

Lake District in peril from phone mast 'free-for-all'

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Campaigners fight lifting of telecom controls that could mar cherished national parksA plan to relax planning constraints on phone masts and overhead cables being erected across Britain's most protected countryside has been described by campaigners as the biggest attack on national parks and areas of outstanding beauty in more than...
Lake District in peril from phone mast 'free-for-all'

US Mint Releasing National Parks Quarters

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US Mint Releasing National Parks Quarters
Orbitz, Pinterest, Sky Gamblers, Foursquare and others added to Apple's App Store Hall of Fame

Google refreshes Street View imagery for California, adds panoramic views for five national parks

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As we noted during Google’s seemingly pre-emptive Maps event prior to Apple’s WWDC, the company actually continues some groundbreaking things when it comes to maps. The Google Maps product as a whole has grown up over the years, with more people embracing the idea of street level imagery, even though...
Google refreshes Street View imagery for California, adds panoramic views for five national parks
Fotopedia presents 9 Retina-optimized free apps

Get out! National parks to hold fee-free week

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Get out! National parks to hold fee-free week
Google exhibits backpack that captures Street Level data for Street View
Condition One, National Parks, and More

Briefly: Camping apps, Rovio 1Bn downloads, Imajao app

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Outdoor enthusiasts will now be able to make reservations for campsites at national parks, forests and other recreational facilities through the release of two new apps for iOS. The ReserveAmerica camping app (free) lists nearby state campground sites, and provides information on sites, RV restrictions, tent and cabin use and...
Briefly: Camping apps, Rovio 1Bn downloads, Imajao app

Facebook Graph Search hands-on (video)

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We just had a quick hands-on of Facebook's new "Graph Search" with one of the demo stations here at the Facebook event. Unfortunately we weren't whitelisted at the time so we couldn't use any of our own data, but we still got a decent idea of how it worked....
Facebook Graph Search hands-on (video)

A visual tour of the 2012 Apple Design Awards winners

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Love it or hate it, Apple is about design. The company’s annual design awards were announced this week at the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Calif., showcasing the best the iOS and Mac development communities have produced. Since it’s better to gaze upon amazing design than to read...
A visual tour of the 2012 Apple Design Awards winners

Google Trekker to put the Galapagos Islands on Street View, one tortoise at a time

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Google's Street View Trekker has already captured some dramatic scenery in its young life, but we haven't seen it venture far beyond US borders. The company is making up for that in style through its recently completed image-gathering expedition to the Galapagos Islands. The visit will produce 360-degree shots...
Google Trekker to put the Galapagos Islands on Street View, one tortoise at a time

National Geographic makes its multimedia magazine available for iPhones

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National Geographic has grown to become one of the most recognizable publishing brands around geography, science, history and culture since it first went to print way back in 1888. Indeed, from its Remembering 9/11 Facebook app, through to saving endangered languages, championing national parks and quirky country-specific apps, National Geographic...
National Geographic makes its multimedia magazine available for iPhones
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National Parks by National Geographic for iPhone and iPad

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How you feel about National Parks by National Geographic will largely hinge on whether you run the app on your iPhone or your iPad. And your appraisal of the National Geographic Society's app will further be influenced by whether you download the park guides available through the app....
National Parks by National Geographic for iPhone and iPad
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