Google’s Field Trip app promises to help you explore the world around you by running in the background and alerting you when you are close to something interesting. To help entice users to install and run the app, Google has announced 23 locations that are participating in a program to give away admission passes when a Field Trip users is close by.
Timothy Jordan, a Senior Developer Advocate with Google’s Project Glass, announced today the addition of Google’s Field Trip app to the list of apps that can be loaded and used on Google Glass devices. The Field Trip app uses a device’s location to alert users to information about places with some historical or cultural significance.
I'd like to take a trip to Cleveland, OH from NYC on Amtrak. I just thought it would be nice to see Pennsylvania and take pictures with dSLR. I'm planing to take a trip in October when Autumn will be in all its glory. So anybody traveled on Amtrak? i just don't know anybody who did.
Google just launched Field Trip, which runs in the background on your phone and is your guide to cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you. Whenever you get close to something cool, a pop up notification will appear telling you about the place.
Google, through their NianticLabs development team, has released an update to their Field Trip app. The majority of the changes with this latest version involve changes to the user interface to give it a look more consistent with recent Android design style cues.
The app now gives users much quicker access to nearby, recent, favorite and map tabs via a new bottom navigation bar.
American-based Space Adventures is teaming up with Russia to offer an 8-to-9 day trip around the Moon. One ticket has already been snapped up but you can still grab the second one for a mere US$150 million. If it all works out, the first trip could come as early as 2015.
When Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 starts (July 8-12, Toronto), The VAR Guy will arrive in style. Indeed, our resident blogger (and several of his devoted readers) are taking a road trip from Manhattan to Toronto. Our team of nomads will make stops at Coney Island’s Cyclone roller coaster, the Baseball Hall of Fame, Niagara Falls and more. Care to tag along?