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While we're probably more accustomed to Google buying assets than selling them 'round here, every now and again the search giant does shed some skin. El Goog's 3D modeling platform, SketchUp, is to be sold to Trimble Navigation for an undisclosed sum reports Reuters. Trimble says it's hoping to us...

April 26th 2012 at 12:48pm 0 Comments
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Trimble may make plenty of GPS-equipped devices of its own aimed at adventure-minded folks, but its Trimble Outdoors software has also made quite a few cellphones a bit more outdoors-friendly, and it's now finally found its way to the T-Mobile G1. As with on some other phones, the app will let you...

July 8th 2009 at 2:46am 0 Comments
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Trimble may make plenty of GPS-equipped devices of its own aimed at adventure-minded folks, but its Trimble Outdoors software has also made quite a few cellphones a bit more outdoors-friendly, and it's now finally found its way to the T-Mobile G1. As with on some other phones, the app will let you...

July 8th 2009 at 2:46am 0 Comments
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It's not exactly one of the first places you'd expect to see Cupcake popping up, but SDG Systems has announced that the Android update (or a developer build of it, specifically) is now available on its Trimble Nomad rugged handheld. That device, in case you missed it, has primarily relied on Window...

May 22nd 2009 at 6:32pm 0 Comments
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It's been quite a while since Trimble last popped up on our radar, but the company looks to be making a respectable showing for itself with its new Yuma UMPC, which packs all the ruggedness you'd expect from the company (MIL-STD-810F and IP67 ratings) plus some decent enough specs. That includes a...

February 21st 2009 at 3:53pm 0 Comments
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Trimble might not be the first mobile manufacturer that comes to mind for average consumers, but those in the construction biz probably have it on speed dial. The outfit has just unleashed a new duo of rugged, field-ready handsets in the Juno series: the GPS-equipped Juno SB and Juno SC. Both units...

December 5th 2008 at 11:10am 0 Comments
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If Trimble's Juno ST PDA wasn't rugged enough to handle your oh-so-critical field duties (or unexpected drink spills), you'll be thrilled to know that the firm has you on the brain. The Nomad lineup of handheld computers weigh just 21-ounces, are designed to "fit comfortably in a user's hand," and p...

July 17th 2007 at 10:32am 0 Comments
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Businesses and organizations looking to deploy location-aware handhelds to large numbers of personnel will be delighted to hear about Trimble's new Juno ST GPS / GIS PDA, which promises to be a low-cost solution that's equally at home behind a desk or in the field. Featuring a 300MHz processor run...

April 26th 2007 at 2:12pm 0 Comments