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Make a social local video with Clinch

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Clinch is an iOS app from Clinch Labs Ltd. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. Clinch is an automatic movie-making app that allows its users to bring together photographs, video clips and music from their device’s music library to produce attractive, eyecatching videos commemorating particular...
Make a social local video with Clinch

Apple's maps: good, bad, or just dangerous to know?

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Apparently I shouldn't ever have liked Apple's Maps app.Apparently I shouldn't ever have liked Apple's Maps app.When I tested the iPhone 5 for my review, after its announcement but ahead of its official release, I was struck by a number of things about it - particularly how different the iOS...
Apple's maps: good, bad, or just dangerous to know?

Welcome back, Google Maps [hands-on]

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That’s right, iPhone owners — you can finally drop Apple’s (AAPL) awful iOS Maps application in the junk folder on your last app page. Google (GOOG) on Wednesday evening released its third-party Google Maps application for iOS devices including the iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 5.1 and later. And it’s...
Welcome back, Google Maps [hands-on]

Nokia Maps Arrives On iOS & Android (But Only As A Web App)

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Nokia has just announced the launch of an iOS and Android-compatible version of its mapping service known as Nokia Maps. The service, which powers Nokia’s native mapping applications on its own devices, has not arrived as a native iOS and Android app, however, but as a HTML5-based web service available...
Nokia Maps Arrives On iOS & Android (But Only As A Web App)
Amazon releases Maps API for new Kindle Fires with interactive maps and custom overlays
MapsTD adds tower defense to Google Maps

Roundup of Features in Google Maps for iOS: Better Design than Android Version, iPad Version Coming

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The much-anticipated Google Maps for iOS is finally here. The app offers iOS 6 users who are unhappy with Apple's in-house Maps app an opportunity to switch back to Google's map platform. The new app includes turn-by-turn navigation, public transit directions, Google local search and more. There are a number...
Roundup of Features in Google Maps for iOS: Better Design than Android Version, iPad Version Coming

Amazon helps Kindle app developers find their way with Maps API

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Amazon.com has opened its Maps API to all Kindle developers, who can now use it to integrate maps in their applications for the Kindle Fire family of tablets. The Maps API is the latest addition to Amazon's Mobile App SDK, to which the retailing giant has been continually adding...
Amazon helps Kindle app developers find their way with Maps API
The Good News About Apple Maps: It Won't Crush Your Data Plan (AAPL)

Amazon pitches a Maps API of its own to developers, putting the heat on Google

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Amazon today announced on its developer blog that its Maps API is now available in beta as part of its Mobile App SDK. Like the Google Maps API, it allows app developers to integrate mapping functionality into any app that runs on the all-new Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD...
Amazon pitches a Maps API of its own to developers, putting the heat on Google

Satellite view of speeding Ash Cloud from Iceland

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Satellite view of speeding Ash Cloud from Iceland

Amazon's Maps API now available to all developers, becomes part of Mobile App SDK

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Amazon on Tuesday announced the release of its Maps API, now out of beta and integrated into the Amazon Mobile App SDK. The company is pushing for developers to get started using it for Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD apps over at its Mobile App Distribution Portal. The Amazon...
Amazon's Maps API now available to all developers, becomes part of Mobile App SDK

Amazon gives devs a maps API alternative to Google

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While Amazon has built its Kindle Fire tablets using a reskinned version of Android, it has kept its distance from Google’s services. And now it’s further helping its developers do the same. Amazon has announced a new maps API for its mobile app SDK, giving developers an alternative to using...
Amazon gives devs a maps API alternative to Google

Victoria Barnsley: 'We can't think of ourselves as book publishers any more'

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HaperCollins's chief executive is about to launch an e-atlas - and, she says, that's not the only way the world is changingAs the trays of cheese and wine begin to circulate for this autumn's book launch season, one of the UK's biggest publishing houses will be pinning its hopes not...
Victoria Barnsley: 'We can't think of ourselves as book publishers any more'

Google Maps now details the footprints of buildings

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Google has updated its Maps service with more than 25 million new building footprints across the U.S. The building footprints include height details and have been created by computer algorithms from the vast aerial imagery Google stores with Maps. "This process enables us to provide more building footprints and...
Google Maps now details the footprints of buildings

Google Maps with Street View is available to download now through the Nintendo Wii U eShop

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Google Maps is now available as an app on the Nintendo Wii U, giving users the chance to access Street View through a combination of their televisions screen and the console’s 6.2-inch touchscreen controller. The release was revealed as part of a Nintendo Direct presentation that was broadcast online a...
Google Maps with Street View is available to download now through the Nintendo Wii U eShop
Google Maps for iPhone is here: how data and design beat Apple
Data in the driver's seat
Amazon debuts Maps API for Kindle Fire app developers
Oops -- this island on Google Maps (and Earth) does not actually exist
Wow, The New BlackBerry Maps Are Worse Than Apple Maps (AAPL, RIMM, BBRY, GOOG)

Apple's Maps satellite and hybrid views only show China and Taiwan while in China

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So we were just checking out Apple’s new widely dissed Maps app, and found something extremely interesting: if you are in China on a domestic network (i.e. not on a VPN) and you look at the satellite or hybrid view, you only see China. That’s right, it seems the entire...
Apple's Maps satellite and hybrid views only show China and Taiwan while in China
What we're all looking for on Street View

New Hampshire Politicians Want To Make 'Satellite View' On Maps A Criminal Offense

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This is insane. Some politicians in New Hampshire have put forth a bill that would make it illegal to do aerial photography of any "residential dwelling." The key text of HB-619-FN is as follows: A person is guilty of a class A misdemeanor if such person knowingly creates or assists...
New Hampshire Politicians Want To Make 'Satellite View' On Maps A Criminal Offense
iOS 6 beta 4 changes roundup: improved Bluetooth privacy, Maps, shared calendar alerts, more

Nokia Launches Free Mapping Alternative for iOS: 'HERE Maps'

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Last week, Nokia announced that they would be launching extending its mapping service to iOS with a new free app. Nokia's new HERE Maps app for iOS launched last night, promising offline mode, transit and walking directions:HERE Maps helps you feel like a local anywhere you go. See where you...
Nokia Launches Free Mapping Alternative for iOS: 'HERE Maps'
Mobile: Amazon May Follow Apple, Give Google Maps The Boot

Google Maps adds new satellite imagery of Japan one year after the tsunami

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Google has just announced a small but significant update to its maps. Exactly one year after the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan, satellite images on Google Maps of the country have now been updated, to reflect progress made in the recovery over the past year. The new images, covering the entire...
Google Maps adds new satellite imagery of Japan one year after the tsunami

Amazon Releases Its Own Maps API: 'Hey Guys, We Can Totally Do This Map Thing Too'

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(Photo: Amazon) When you think of Amazon, what comes to mind? Ebooks, next-day delivery and the Kindle probably float to the top, but what about maps? Not so much. But it turns out the online retailer wants to also nudge its way into the map game. Today Amazon announced the release...
Amazon Releases Its Own Maps API: 'Hey Guys, We Can Totally Do This Map Thing Too'

Satellite Eyes automatically changes your Mac’s wallpaper to a satellite view of where you are now

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Finding a cool wallpaper for your Mac can often be frustrating, especially when you have to trawl the hundreds (if not thousands) of wallpaper websites to find one. There are cool apps like Kuvva (previously profiled when it helped personalise your Twitter profile), which automatically switches between curated wallpapers that you...
Satellite Eyes automatically changes your Mac’s wallpaper to a satellite view of where you are now
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