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This Android app will turn your wallpaper into a live map of your location

There’s a new Android app called Skyline that will turn your current location into your wallpaper, as first spotted by LifehackerSkyline uses 3D terrain data from Mapbox to show either your current location or specific coordinates to create wallpapers in full detail. 67 more words

Technology

Moseley, 1838

Before becoming part of the city of Birmingham in 1911 Moseley used to be part of Kings Norton Parish in the county of Worcestershire. Kings Norton Parish was divided into ancient divisions for tax reasons known as ‘yields’ and Moseley was within the Moseley Yield along with… 3,449 more words

Birmingham

Needed: Multimedia Mind Mapping Software

A mind map is essentially an old-fashioned outline, drawn in two dimensions rather than one, like this example from LucidChart:

Some are more artistic… 478 more words

Houston Artsy Map

I wanted to do something different, and have a little fun with it.  I’m from Houston, so I thought this would be cute to make.  I think maybe making the city more detailed next time might be worth it, with rivers and more streets.  7 more words

Cartography

And That's How the Tube Map Was Born!

We all love metro maps, which is clear regarding the franchase produced with them. Mugs, ties, tot bags,….

But, how the idea came to life is a different story. 44 more words

Urban Issues