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Google Street View brings you the Colosseum

03/30/2011, If you’ve always wanted to experience the wondrous sights of one of Rome’s most famous landmarks, the Colosseum, but could never pony up the cash for a plane ticket to backpack around Europe, Google’s latest addition to Street View...

TomTom HD Traffic shows you which way not to take home

03/24/2011, Traffic jams are horrible, and (almost) nobody ever enjoys sitting through them. But thanks to modern technology, we now have solutions to bypass such problems. TomTom has just released its HD Traffic service online for free. This online map service does...

Bing receives some useful updates

03/23/2011, If there’s one thing you gotta give Microsoft props for, it’s their dedication to improving the Bing search engine service steadily over the past few months. In an announcement today, they announced two new features to the multi-purpose search...

Google Maps lets you find EV charging stations

03/14/2011, Electric cars and similar types of vehicles look set to populate our roads more and more in the future, and that potential explosion can be unleashed when there are also enough places to charge up said modes of transportation. After all, who wants to...

Google Maps Navigation beta updated

03/07/2011, Google has just updated the beta version of Google Maps Navigation, bringing a welcome feature to the navigation app on Android phones. The latest version of Navigation now provides users with automatic routing based on real-time traffic conditions....

Google Maps updated to 5.2

03/04/2011, What good is software if you cannot update it? We now know that Google Maps has just received an update, hitting version 5.2 this time around while offering a trio of major improvements to keep its fans happy. Basically, you can now tweet your reviews of...

MapQuest now available on Android

02/23/2011, MapQuest has just released their map and navigation app for the Android operating system. So for those of you who are looking for a free alternative to Google Maps – MapQuest is just for you. It makes use of OpenStreetMap – maps that can be edited and...

Route 66 Maps + Navigation makes use of Augmented Reality

02/18/2011, We all know how hard it is to follow another driver sometimes. Due to bad driving habits or unpredictable traffic, it’s very often that one loses sight of the other car and ends up taking the wrong turn. Well now, thanks to Route 66 Maps +...

MapQuest updated and supports an additional 8 countries now

01/19/2011, It looks like these open source map charters have been hard at work. MapQuest has just announced the launch of 8 additional maps built using open technology and OpenStreetMap data. MapQuest now supports Australia, Denmark, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand,...

Brass Wristlet Google Maps Navigator Watch

08/15/2010, It might seem a little low-tech, but since it can help you read directions from Google Maps, it seems pretty cool. Created by Simon Jansen, the Brass Wristlet Google Maps Navigator Watch looks like it has the steampunk thing going for it, and can display...

Google Buys A Microdrone Unmanned Flight Drone For Itself

08/10/2010, Folks who are concerned about their privacy might be slightly wary to get wind that Google has just purchased its own Microdrone, which is an interesting and cool looking unmanned flying drone. Speculation is that Google is planning to use such drones to...

Google Brings Voice Search To Maps On WinMob And Symbian

04/22/2010, While the trend nowadays is to get a phone powered by Apple’s iPhone OS or Google’s Android, it’s nice to see that Google hasn’t forgotten folks who are still running devices powered by Symbian and Windows Mobile. The search engine...