Saturday, August 23, 2008

the future revealed - part 1

or, I saw the future - part 1

This is going to be a multi-part post over time, not only because I had a bad feeling when I wrote the previous post, but because sometimes I surprise myself with my own deductions/insights :-)

Lets go back to December 2007 when I wrote about GMM and quote myself:

And the real (location services) killer app will be an open API to GMM My Location in order for the other/all mobile applications to be able to geo-locate and provide local services.
What can you learn these days from the (tech)news?
Imagine if web sites could provide you with customized information based on your current location, even if you don't have GPS. Today we're launching the Gears Geolocation API for mobile...
via Google Mobile Blog

That was I nice one and ahead of its times I have to say :-)