geo location

Google Photo Sphere

Google View is an online community for sharing spherical interactive images, and Google has released an accompanying smartphone app to go with it called “Photo Sphere”.

The geographic location of a website

Most websites are housed in so-called server farms, where their physical location is only important in as far as their protection and reliability is concerned. It’s quite possible to have a web server in the shed at the bottom of your garden, but I wouldn’t recommend it. A reliable hosting company with a good reputation,… (Read More)

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Keeping your location private when sharing mobile phone photos

The news story in this video highlights technical points which seem obvious to most mobile phone users, but which less tech-savvy people may easily overlook. If you take photos when location services are active on your phone, the photos contain details of where and when the photo was taken. Share the photo on Facebook, Twitter… (Read More)