Thursday, August 28, 2008

Google Street View makes some people unhappy

Google may be praised for some of the services it provides and it may be denounced for others. This is the case with its “Google Street View” service, an option derived from Google Maps and Google Earth.

The Street View allows you to obtain 360 degrees images of locations in several important cities in the USA, France, Italy, Australia, Canada and Japan. Google hires motorists equipped with a special camera in the intent of taking pictures at regular intervals. These images are then placed in a database and, theoretically, within the next few years Google could offer to “see” any place on earth.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Adobe Air showcase -

I may have been somewhat silent recently, but it was vacation time for everyone, and it doesn’t mean I wasn’t still looking around for new applications. A friend of mine spoke to me about this site and I went to take a look. It turns out that it is a very interesting site to know about if you are looking for and/or developing Adobe Air applications.

Refreshingapps was built primarily as a showcase and gallery that shows some of the fantastic Adobe AIR applications that are being developed today. So if you have seen a great AIR app, or you have built something cool go ahead and submit it to our showcase.

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