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Cycling 800 miles to Copenhagen

The problem with holding an international conference on climate change is the huge amounts of carbon dioxide that will be generated by all the attendees getting to the event. In the case of this week’s conference that means people crossing … Continue reading

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Interesting Location/Clock Mashup

Update 16/12/2011: You can now buy one of these, go here for more information about WhereDial! John McKerrell has blogged about a hardware hacking project he recently created mashing his location up with an old fashioned clock using an Arduino … Continue reading

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Google Latitude now supported

Google Latitude is one of the increasing number of “location based social networks”. Google’s service is currently very simple, you can update your location via a mobile or on the web, you can then share your location with specific friends … Continue reading

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Show your location on your blog or other websites

So we’ve been working on the history page to try to make it a good way to see where you’ve been and to share your location history with friends. There’s more improvements to come but you might be thinking “yes, … Continue reading

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Add a user profile to put life into your history page

We’re glad to announce that we’ve just released a code change which allows you to enter a user profile onto mapme.at. Go to the Account page and you can add a short description of yourself, a link to your website … Continue reading

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The Future of Online Location Tracking?

You’ve probably noticed by now that mapme.at has had a bit of a makeover recently. This was all done as part of a changeover to using mapping services from CloudMade, a London and San Francisco based company aiming to bring … Continue reading

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Tracking “The Box” around the world

If you’re a regular reader of the BBC News site you may have seen their recent stories about “The Box” – an experiment that the BBC are running to track the locations visited by a single shipping container over the … Continue reading

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Maintaining your location with outside services: Twitter

As mentioned in the previous post, mapme.at aims to make it as easy as possible for you to keep a complete location history. If you’re a regular twitter user then a really convenient way to do this is to send … Continue reading

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Maintaining your location with outside services: Fire Eagle

Since its conception mapme.at has always embraced the ability to use your location in as many ways as possible. FireEagle support was one of the first features and Twitter support followed soon afterwards. Being able to work with external services … Continue reading

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How to make friends and track people

Now that you’ve hopefully got your account setup and have been tracking your trips between home and work, you might want to share this information with people you know. mapme.at gives you a couple of ways to expose your location … Continue reading

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