Posts Tagged: "Google Maps"

iOS Map Alternatives

14 Alternative Map Apps for iOS 6 (list)

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Many are not happy with iOS 6 Maps that replaced Google Maps from the previous operating system.  Many consider it to be the weakest map app of all the iOS updates. It’s basically dependent on third party apps for the region you’re in, which can range from pretty good to...

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30 of the Best iOS 5 Features (list)

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Tomorrow, Apple will unveil the next iPhone, presumably the iPhone 4GS or iPhone 5.  Not only will it be faster and have an upgraded camera, but it will be powered by iOS 5.  Here are the top 30 new and improved features that users are going to love. 1. Wireless...

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Ford Sync Getting Free Google Maps Update

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This truly is the future, folks — a car is a getting a free update to its functionality, wirelessly, via Bluetooth. Ford has announced a collaboration with Google called Send To Sync that allows owners of cars with the Ford Sync system to send directions and map data from a...

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Google Android Maps 4.1 Released

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Google has updated its Maps application for Android to version 4.1, bringing a slew of improvements, including a new swipe gesture for moving between results, a Latitude widget for the Android’s home screen, a redesigned results page, and support for multiple Google accounts. In addition, a live updated wallpaper of...

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Wear a Computer Right Over Your Eye

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So…how does the thought of computerized contact lenses strike you? You’re a tougher soul than I am if that didn’t make you blink, but if engineer Babak Parviz has his way, we’ll all be wearing them soon enough, mostly because we’ll WANT to wear them. Parviz’s incredible contact lenses will...