application idea

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Wed Sep 12 22:16:26 CEST 2007

On 12 Sep 2007, at 20:30, Jeff Andros wrote:

> Last night, while I was looking at the monsoon blowing just outside  
> the heat-island... in my open-top jeep... I had an application  
> idea: GPS based weather feeds.
> on a schedule/when you move into a new area, the phone will go out  
> to a server and retrieve the weather information for the area  
> you're in.
> being able to glance at the today screen and see up-to-date weather  
> data would be nice

What you suggest are what people call Location Based Services and  
there's plenty of ideas for such things.

Find local services, taxi, food, hotel.

Warn of weather.

Local news.

Have a read:

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