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Google Maps now shows you the weather

08/19/2011, Weather geeks – good news! You can now find out what the weather is like anywhere in the world, just by using Google Maps. Google has announced that it has updated its Maps service with an additional layer – weather. In addition to seeing what the...

Mall Maps arrives on Bing for Mobile

08/04/2011, Hate getting lost at the mall looking for a certain store or restaurant? Instead of having to traverse all the way to the concierge at ground floor to ask for a map, why not pull out your smartphone instead? Thanks to the folks over at Microsoft, finding...

Google Maps for Android has more 3D buildings

07/21/2011, Great news for Google Maps for Android users – Google has just announced the inclusion of 3D buildings for 18 new locations around the world. In case you forgot, last December Google pushed out an update for its Android Maps app that let users view...

Google Maps 5.5 for Android released

05/25/2011, Google has officially announced the release of the latest version of Google Maps for Android. Bringing the app up to version 5.5, Google Maps now adds the “check in” and “rate and review” buttons to the Places page to make it more...

iOS Maps app coming your way?

05/04/2011, Apple is looking for someone to inject improvements to the Maps app in the iOS platform, at least that is what can be garnered according to a new job listing. The candidate who manages to charm the person in power at Cupertino will be known as an...

Google Map Maker now available in the US

04/19/2011, Google Maps is one of the most widely used navigation services in the world, but in case you didn’t know – the maps didn’t appear by magic. Most of the locations and places you find on Google Maps have been painstakingly added by people...

Nokia Ovi Maps 3D in beta

04/18/2011, Nokia hasn’t been doing too hot on the smartphone and feature phone scenes of late, and it is no wonder why – their software (operating system in this case) has failed to be innovative enough to keep up with the times, what with touchscreen...

Google Maps 5.3 released for Android

04/05/2011, Google has just launched a new version of their Maps app for the Android operating system. Bringing the version up to 5.3, Google Maps for Android packs some new features that would make any check-in fanatic happy. Google Maps now has a Google Location...

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 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....

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,...