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Try http://www.google.com/ncr This is only one of several ways to do this according to Google: Click the Google.com link on any other domain. Choose a Google domain manually by visiting the Language Tools page (the section with the flags). Bookmark http://www.google.com/ncr. This is an alternative web address for Google.com that always takes you ...


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Wikitude.me uses location-aware browsing. Basically it tries to pinpoint your location using various available information such as your IP address and the available access points your laptop is receiving beacons from. It can actually be very precise, there is a cool example on the information page at the above link. The database is run by Google and is ...


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BEFORE you post the status - that detail was left off the last answer. I think that will do the trick. If not, I'll correct this post. Click on the little "x" next to the city name to remove the location tag and it won't be added next time you update till you specially add the location yourself. After logout/login, the setting persists


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There are many parameters which a server can use to identify a visitor. IP address is the first, cookies is another possibility, but the browser itself provides a "signature" including its full version, the name and version of the OS, the languages and encoding it supports... Also, it is easy to use JavaScript or Flash to identify plugins, screen resolution ...


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I can think of a couple reasons this may happen The company you are at is routing through a common gateway, which was located at your old office, so your public IP address looks like your old location Cookies (ruled out) or localStorage set on the browser. Clearing cookies may not clear localStorage. Try using a different browser (one you have not accessed ...


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This answer was close, go to Facebook Privacy Settings, Edit Settings, How Tags Work. Then click on Tag Review. You'll then need to manually review any time someone tags you, but it lets you decline location tags (as well as pics and posts if that's to your liking).


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Go to Facebook Privacy Settings Click on Edit Settings next to How Tags Work (second from the top) Click on Friends Can Check You Into Places using mobile Places app (the lowest option) and disable it Click OK


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I think you should be able to do this using a KML file which contains Network Links to your KMZ files. The nice thing about the Network Links is that it doesn't have to be KMZ files it can be a script or feed that outputs a KMZ/KML file. There is a demo of how to do this here under the section Generating a Random Placemark Basically you create a KML file ...


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Geolocation is an optional field, in this instance it appears NASA has opted not to use it. You are also correct in saying Twitter doesn't currently support it. According to the spec for the Twitter API, the coordinates field is formatted as geoJSON (longitude first, then latitude). geoJSON does allow you to specify a coordinate reference system ...


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Facebook now strips all metadata from posted pictures to avoid this problem: What information can someone see when they download my photo from Facebook? However, be careful when you post links to photos on other websites or when using third-party image hosting services with Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Go to your LastPass Vault, Then to Settings > Equivalent Domains. You want to make sure the Yelp Domains you use, are considered equivalent. This is what I added: yelp.com, yelp.be, yelp.ca Apply the changes in the Settings, (requires Lastpass Master Password verification) As for Auto Login, that only works if there is a form to AutoFill. So unless ...


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GeoLocation is an interesting field see this link which lists some popular options for you. For full code to know the latitude and longitude see this link, the link use Google API, However you can get similar results for other alternatives. One more thing practical experiments say that Yahoo's results are more accurate sometimes. I can post full code for ...


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I'd say Google Maps API is probably the best. Have a look at the tutorial here. You could also have a look at ProMiles Online / ProMiles SDK


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WebPagetest offers a free service that provides an web page assessment of a submitted URL & also let's you choose from 17 test locations (as of Jan 2011) in USA, UK, Netherlands, Germany, China, Australia, New Zealand, India to conduct an actual perf test. It also lets you choose browser type (IE 7 or IE 8) & connection type (Dial-up, DSL, Custom).


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Recently, the http://akas.imdb.com endpoint stopped working for me. By default, it will now use your geolocation to provide localized content. However, you can override this behaviour by sending an Accept-Language HTTP header. Using Ruby, this is how I solved this problem: require 'open-uri' IMDB_TOP_URL = 'http://www.imdb.com/chart/top' HEADERS_HASH = ...


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I guess http://www.imdb.com/help/show_leaf?titlelanguagedisplay might be what you are looking for. We recently modified the way titles are displayed on the site. Users will now by default see titles listed in the language used for release in their country (i.e. US-based users will see films listed under the title used for the North American ...


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As @MathiasKegelmann mentioned, from IMDB's help you have two options: Create an account and go to https://secure.imdb.com/register-imdb/siteprefs to change your preferred language. Or by using this link: http://akas.imdb.com, you will always see films listed under their original titles regardless of your login status or site preferences. Don't forget ...


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Why not just use the free Maxmind database's (both Country Lite and City Lite). You can download them and set them up for free on your local server. That way you can go to town and don't have to worry about any limits. GeoLite Country: http://www.maxmind.com/app/geolitecountry GeoLite City: http://www.maxmind.com/app/geolitecity They also offer a free ...


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The twitter website seems to do a XHR request to https://twitter.com/account/geo_location.json which returns the user's current location as a json object. Since location detail is about city-level, I'd guess they are using the client's IP address to locate them using a IP-Locations database. There are numerous commercial and free API's available to match ...


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Change your bookmarks, homepage etc to http://www.google.com/ncr This will ensure that it ignores the IP country detection. Ensure you delete all cookies etc first. This should display everything in English. Source Article EDIT What you can do is create a custom search within Chrome: Go to "Options" In the "Default Search" click "Manage" Click "Add" ...


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Classic example of a location theory - check this to find out more about solving this kind of problems. You could try to follow one of those algorithms or implement it i.e. in javascript and use google maps api to put it together


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I don't know a way to automate this. As this is a one off I would do this. Mark the locations using Google maps Use bounds to find centre see this Answer Use Googles Direction Service to get results. Alter centre to optimise results. Repeat Steps 3 & 4 to find optimal result.


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Although Facebook provides a way to add a location hyperlink to a post, even without that your friends can still inadvertently share your location just as part of plain text or photos. For example if a friend tags you in a photo at some recognizable location then your location is apparent even though there is no location hyperlink. They could also tag you ...


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There is no setting to currently do this. I would imagine that your hometown needs to be "realized" via search (https://www.facebook.com/search/results.php). So if it's not there you would not be able to detect in the profile settings. Consider creating a new location (https://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=175921872462772) then you should be able to use it as ...


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IFTTT For anything that requires cross-app integration, I use IFTTT which stand for IF This, Then That. It allows you to create recipes which are basically a set of actions consisting of a Trigger and an Action (to be taken on Trigger) for Channels which are apps that it supports (like Facebook or Gmail or WordPress or Date and Time, you get the idea). As ...


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Agreeing with @rchern's comment about this being ideal for gadgets.stackexchange.com when it launches. That being said, a number of iOS4-enabled iPhone apps will do this, notably the latest version of Pocket Informant


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No. It gives priority to local results. For example if you look for "apple" in google.it, as first result, it gives: Apple Apple progetta e crea iPod e iTunes, computer Mac desktop e portatili, il sistema operativo >OS X ei rivoluzionari iPhone e iPad. www.apple.com/it/


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Streamd.in: Twitter client that connects you with other Twitter users in your local city or town. In the picture below you can see it is paired with Google Maps.


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Happn.in: Happn.in gives Twitter a local focus. For each Happn.in city, there is a current list of Local Twitter Trends Also, take a look at Mashable's article on finding local Twitter users.


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You may find Polymaps at least pointing the way. Also look at the CloudMade. A fair warning though, those sites seem to assume you are already a map/geo geek, even if they do provide the sources to their examples. For Google Maps, their visualization library might be a good starting point: (For Edit 2) For examples on how to combine display of too many ...



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