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Secure location sharing with Glympse for smartphones

Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

Tech Tip: Share real-time location with Glympse

Available for all mobile platforms, Glympse lets users share their location via email or text.

Google Earth weather

Get more out of Google Earth with these tips for power users

Google Earth users can do more than just fly around a virtual globe. The free mapping application can display real-time weather, help compose photographs and measure distances much more easily than its Maps cousin.

Google Earth tips and tricks

Join IDG News Service's Nick Barber in this week's Tech Tip where you'll find out the sun's position, tour 3D city models and check weather radar using tools in Google Earth.

Holiday travel: How to keep your PC connected on the road

Visiting relatives and faraway cities doesn't mean you have to leave your email behind. Here's how to keep your PC connected in unfamiliar locales.

Go Online to Plan a Great Vacation

Help ensure that your vacation is a memorable pleasure, instead of a never-to-be-forgotten nightmare, by doing the necessary research.