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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Android/iOS/Windows Mobile: If your main objection to location sharing services is that you don't want to share your location all the time, and when you do you'd like easy and private sharing, Glympse is a private and real-time location sharing tool.

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The YouTube development team has released a geolocation webapp that integrates Google Maps, YouTube, and Google Gears' geolocation features to show you YouTube videos uploaded by users near you. The idea is great in theory, but unfortunately Google Gears came no where close to finding my actual location (especially compared to Geode's accuracy)—which meant I had to pretend I live in 70 miles to the west (and near Grammy-nominated singer Eric Benet).