Category Archives: Technology

The ultimate upgrade

Everyone will remember his first Mac

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Anchor alarm for iPhone

I found this very useful anchor alarm app for iPhone and iPad, made by the Active Captain crew. It’s called DragQueen, and it works using the GPS function to lock in a position while at anchor. When the anchor drags … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S comes out in HK

From South China Morning Post: Things got ugly outside the Apple Store in Central yesterday when, according to witnesses, professional queuers forced their way to the front of the line for Friday’s release of the newest iPhone. About 15 people … Continue reading

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Marine Navigation App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

A great tool to view marine charts on iPad or iPhone. I used it while sailing in Thailand, and it works like a charm. Check it out: iNavX

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New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas

New laser to dazzle pirates on the high seas – tech – 09 January 2011 – New Scientist. This looks quite interesting.

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How to track ships with an iPhone

Check out this very cool app for iPhone. It’s called gTrax, and it lets you track ships through their AIS-B transmitter (an automatic identification system for ships, similar to what is being used in aviation). Now it covers the important … Continue reading

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iToast

Check out what I got for Christmas, Apple’s latest. The iToast 🙂

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