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Apple Vans Spotted Gathering Data For In-House Mapping Database

05/29/2015, As it stands, Apple relies very heavily on third-party mapping information for its Maps service. This means that as far as the accuracy of the information is concerned, Apple is pretty much at the mercy of these third-party services such as TomTom and...

Apple Maps Updated With TripAdvisor And Booking.com Reviews

04/06/2015, Trying to find a nice place to stay while traveling can be tricky and relying on the reviews of other guests usually helps. This involves users opening up websites or apps such as TripAdvisor or Booking.com to search for hotels and to check out the...

HERE Maps Gets Worldwide Update

02/11/2015, Nokia’s HERE Maps is certainly a force to be reckoned with – basically, being one of the major rivals to Google Maps when it comes to finding one’s way around, especially in unfamiliar territory. After all, one of the major advantages that...

Bing Venue Maps Lets You Navigate Through Stadiums

01/28/2015, Getting around these days are a whole lot easier than ever before, especially when there is this thing known as GPS. Dedicated GPS navigation devices are just about extinct, as we rely on other apps like Google Maps to get around. Microsoft knows that...

Google Maps Updated To Version 9.3

01/14/2015, It is without a doubt that an app like Google Maps happens to be one of the most popular Google apps that are being used at the moment, and part of the reason behind this would be the overall usefulness, public transport information, not to mention...

HERE Maps Downloaded 2.5 Million Times Via Google Play Store

01/06/2015, If there is one major advantage about HERE Maps, it would be this – you can use it even if your device is offline, which means having maps of foreign countries pre-loaded onto a compatible device so that you can find your way around – all...

Google My Maps Arrives On Drive

12/10/2014, It does not matter whether you are working on a plan for a road trip with your best friend, or if you happen to be mapping out a list of your favorite runs when it comes to a ski vacation, life is a whole lot easier in either scenario thanks to Google My...

Talking 3D Maps Help The Visually Impaired Get Around

12/03/2014, A map is pretty much useless if you do not have good vision, or if you happen to be visually impaired. Having said that, a team of researchers from the University of Buffalo and Touch Graphics, Inc. decided to do something about this situation. The...

Google Lets You Add Missing Places On Maps

09/17/2014, There is nothing quite like being able to rely on the power of collaboration and synergy when trying to achieve an objective, in particular, one that might seem to be impossible for a single person. Having said that, Google Maps have proven itself to be...

Windows Phone Gets Offline Maps Update

08/18/2014, When it comes to finding your way around unfamiliar territory or places, a GPS unit is definitely far better than having a thick road map to look through, especially when a map is unable to verbally read out the directions, leaving you to pull over to the...

WorldView-3 Delivers High Resolution Detail For Online Maps

08/10/2014, I am quite sure that many of us do take advantage of Google Maps and Bing Maps when it comes to checking out how to get about from one place to another in a foreign country, and the high resolution images that both services offer are certainly an added...

Windows Phone Gets Better Maps

08/07/2014, It can get rather frustrating when you are driving along to the instructions given by your GPS navigation system only to find out that the route presented has led to a dead end because the maps stored on the GPS unit is outdated. Well, Nokia has decided...