Archive for October, 2011

Trick or Tech

It’s that time of year when everything seems to go bump in the night. But these geo-location apps can make Halloween a little less scary for parents as they send their little monsters out into the neighborhood in search of treats. Trick or Tracker is an app for Android smartphones that sends updates to parents […]

MapQuest Goes Beyond Directions With Vibe

Posted by | Filed under News, Tech News | Oct 21, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

MapQuest is expanding into local tourism with the launch of Vibe, a site that immerses users into a city and offers much more than basic directions. Combining data collected by MapQuest over the past 10 years with user feedback, Vibe paints an interactive picture of entire cities on the neighborhood level. Each neighborhood is rated […]

The Kindle Fire for Education

Jeff Bezos’ announcement yesterday about Amazon’s latest line of products has the tech world buzzing. But educators have reason to be just as excited about the Kindle Fire, with its variety of uses in the classroom and on campus. The 7” design makes handling easy for all students, from youngsters in kindergarten to college athletes. […]

Well it isn’t the iPhone 5, but the 4S Has Some Siri-ous Upgrades

Posted by | Filed under News, Tech News | Oct 6, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments

After weeks of anticipation and speculation spreading across the Internet, the biggest news coming out of Apple’s Cupertino office on Tuesday was that there is no iPhone 5. Yet. But the company did announce its new iOS, as well as a few other new releases, including the latest version of the iPhone – the 4S. […]

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