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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...

Navteq Shows Off Enhanced 3D Models

02/14/2010, [Showstoppers at MWC] Navteq is showing its Enhanced 3D City Models, a new 3D dataset that aims to provide a better representation of the road, but without becoming a distraction for the driver. Navteq says that the 3D city view is great for drivers to...

Google Street View Camera Car Stalked In Berlin

02/07/2010, It’s rather cool that Google is busy taking pictures all around the streets for Google Street View, but there’s nothing stopping you from having a little fun at Google’s expense, right? It seems that some folks have managed to stick a...

Zoom Into Paper Maps The Old Fashioned Way

01/24/2010, We’re all so used to multi-touch zooming nowadays, it really does make you feel intrigued when you can get hold of a traditional paper map that you can zoom in. No, you won’t be pinching the map with 2 fingers; rather it can be unfolded into a...

Micello: Mobile Indoors Maps

09/22/2009, [DEMOFall 09] Micello is a database of maps of places like shopping malls, college campuses, convention centers etc… that mobile users can explore and access useful information while interacting with each other, thanks to its social networking...