National-Geographic

  • National Geographic Offers Up Over 500 Maps Through Google Maps Engine’s Public Data Program

    National Geographic Offers Up Over 500 Maps Through Google Maps Engine’s Public Data Program

    Google is launching an initiative to let organizations share their map data with the public, via Google’s Maps product and cloud-based infrastructure, and today partner National Geographic announced their participation in the project and shared some info via the official Google Maps blog. The partnership will mean that more than 500 reference and historic maps will now be available to… Read More

  • 7 Apps That Will Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Alive

    7 Apps That Will Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Alive

    A brand new year is upon us, and it’s time to start thinking about the changes you want to make. But it can be difficult to follow through on New Year’s Resolutions, especially without any help or support. But nine times out of ten, there’s an app for that. We pulled seven of Time Magazine’s list of the top ten most broken New Years Resolutions, and determined which… Read More

  • AllTrails Partners With National Geographic, Launches Redesigned, Co-branded Website

    AllTrails Partners With National Geographic, Launches Redesigned, Co-branded Website

    AllTrails, the AngelPad and 500 Startups-backed company working to build the most comprehensive database of hiking, biking and camping trails around the world, is announcing a major partnership today with National Geographic. As a part of the deal, the AllTrails website is relaunching this morning with a brand-new redesign built from the ground up, and is co-branded with National… Read More

  • Nikon Gives You A Chance To Shoot With A Nat Geo Photographer

    This would be one of those “once in a lifetime” opportunities. Nikon has announced a contest that will allow an aspiring photographer to go on an exclusive photo excursion with a National Geographic photographer. Apparently they’ll also throw in a D7000 in order to make sure you’re ready to take some great pictures. Read More

  • Instagram Captures Their First Big Brand Partner: National Geographic

    Instagram Captures Their First Big Brand Partner: National Geographic

    There seems to be a common cycle for many startups. First, you capture users. Then, you capture brands/celebrities. Then you capture revenues. Most startups never make it past step one, let alone steps two and three. The mobile photo sharing service Instagram rocketed past step one in about a week. And then kept going. Now it’s time to explore step two. Which is exactly what… Read More

  • National Geographic reprints every issue to an external drive

    Over the past 120 years, National Geographic Magazine has been one of the most important publications ever printed. From the insightful articles to the brilliant photography, NatGeo has been the benchmark that other magazines compare themselves to. Now, you can own a copy of every single issue without having to build a new addition to your house to store it. Read More

  • National Geographic: 50 Years of Space Exploration

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  • 'Extreme' National Geographic titles coming to Blu-ray

    National Geographic is bringing a collection of extreme sport clips shot entirelly on IMAX to Blu-ray. The film showcases snowboard, windsurfing, and rock climbing, all shot on high-def’s granddaddy. Blu-ray is the absolutely, perfect medium to showcase IMAX’s 70 mm stock, but how about World’s Wackiest Police Takedowns or When Animals Take Revenge instead of lame… Read More

  • Adventurers Unite on National Geographic's TOPO Explorer

    Remember when wireless technology was supposed to help us get out of our offices once in a while? What happened to that? Sure, we might not be constrained to our cubicles all day – instead, we carry them around with us. And let’s be honest… We all know a certain blogger who could stand to lose thirty pounds. It’s nice to see that sometimes this wireless stuff lives up… Read More

  • Blu-ray claims another studio: National Geographic

    Add National Geographic to the growing list of studio going exclusively Blu-ray. Starting with its next release, “Sharkwater,” (that’s the trailer up there) the comapny will ditch its practice of supporting both HD DVD and Blu-ray. It’s only released one such movie so far, “Relentless Enemies,” so it’s not a seismic shift in the landscape or… Read More