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GMapCatcher, An Offline Google and OpenStreet Maps Viewer

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com

GMapCatcher is an offline map viewer utility that allows users to view maps without a need of Internet connection once they are loaded. The application supports many different services:

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Created by Dart 3 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 47 weeks ago
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Forking TangoGPS

http://lists.openmoko.org

Fork of TangoGPS (easy to use, fast and lightweight mapping application for possible use with GPS) is being done with all possible respect, and hoping that it will be on the best possible terms -- like when EGCS forked from GCC, or when people "fork" the Linux kernel to work on new subsystems: a good-natured fork to do more "experimental" exploration that may not be immediately possible or appropr

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Created by stargrave 4 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 20 weeks ago
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Simple example of accessing gpsd from C code

http://zedstar.org

Some simple code to demonstrate retrieving coordinates from gpsd. Included is a gps log to use with gpsfake for testing.

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Created by jptmoore 4 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 40 weeks ago
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What TomTom suit may really be about

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Cars. Microsoft sees cars as the next frontier for computing. If GPS can remain proprietary open source will lack the enabling technology with which to get into the game.

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Created by balugani 5 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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OpenStreetMap grows, spawns ecosystem

http://uk.techcrunch.com

OpenStreetMap started four years ago in the UK as a project to create a free and editable world map. What began as a few geogeeks wandering the streets with their GPS’s has turned into a global movement with over 75,000 registered contributors.

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Created by lozz 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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OpenStreeMaps: free software's answer to Google and commercially-restricted geo-data

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

"In a recent article on free software and the Large Hadron Collider I mentioned that here in the United Kingdom The Guardian, a national British newspaper, had founded a campaign called 'free our data'.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 47 weeks ago
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