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An educated guess (Timur Fanshteyn) Technology, Software Development and other ways to make an educated guess about the world... November 2007 Entries
Google Maps for Mobile - Impressions Day 2
I just took a 60 mile trip and was checking My Location on the Google Maps for Mobile. To my surprise, it was pretty accurate during the whole trip. The map would place me on the highway or within a 50 yards of the highway along the route. Another interesting detail, I didn't have to request the location all the time, the position would adjust as the car was moving - very much like the it does on the GPS. That brought an interesting thought - Now Google has not only the locations where their devices ......

Posted On Thursday, November 29, 2007 8:16 AM

Google Maps for Mobile - now with My Location
Today, Google made a new Google Maps for Mobile available on their site. The new beta version includes a My Location functionality that places your location on the map based on the information received from the cell phone towers. I've installed the app on my Blackberry Curve. The My Location function is great, even though it is not as good as a GPS. While in my office, Google Maps placed my location within around 100m of my real location. That was great. The neat trick is that positioning works even ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 28, 2007 10:27 PM

Subversion pre-commit hooks
I am using a great source control product Subversion. More information is available on A great future of subversion is an ability to run a server script before the check-in is committed . The script has the ability to rollback the check-in. We are using this functionality to enforce comments for every check-in. To create a script, place any executable file into a hooks folder in the repository. You can start with a ... Read full article Technorati Tags: Development,Subversion,Tips... ......

Posted On Thursday, November 22, 2007 10:14 PM

Slacking around with
A great music service is provides an Internet radio with a few great twists. It is customizable. You can create your own radio stations by flagging favorite artists. You can play it through the Web Page or via a installed music player It lets you take the radio with you by letting you buy a portable music player. This is definitely something that I am looking forward. Some things from my wish lists are... Read full article Technorati Tags: Music,Radio,Internet,Multim... ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 20, 2007 8:33 PM

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