Posts Tagged ‘Maps’
 
 
 
Apple
 
iOS Map Alternatives
iOS Map Alternatives
iOS Map Alternatives

14 Alternative Map Apps for iOS 6 (list)

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 yo...
 
Google
 
SVII Underwater Google Camera_video
SVII Underwater Google Camera_video
SVII Underwater Google Camera_video

Google Street View Photos Ocean Life, Provides 360 Views of the Great Barrier Reef (video)

[GR]7syWPIZt9B4[/GR] Google wasn't joking when they said they wanted to index the Internet. And by Internet they meant the world, that is assuming of course we all live in the Matrix.  90s movie references aside, Google's Stree...

 
Apple
 
iBike POWERHOUSE iPhone main shot
iBike POWERHOUSE iPhone main shot
iBike POWERHOUSE iPhone main shot

iBike POWERHOUSE iPhone Review

I had a bike when I was a kid but it wasn’t anything fancy -- and the extent of the high-tech was a mechanical bell you could ring on the handle-bars. My wife though is an avid biker and even has one of those collapsable models...
 
Apple
 
iOS 6 Apps
iOS 6 Apps
iOS 6 Apps

11 iPhone Apps Available Now That Mimic iOS 6 (list)

Apple’s iOS 6 won’t be released until later this fall, but we’ve compiled some apps that mimic (sort of) some of the new features that the latest iOS version contains.  And while these substitute apps still aren’t 100% the same...

 
Apple
 
iOS 6
iOS 6
iOS 6

31 Of the Best iOS 6 Features (list)

Apple released details that it’ll be releasing iOS 6 this fall that “take your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in entirely new directions.” Apparently, it’ll do so by providing users more features that make everyday tasks even bett...
 
Android
 
Google Maps 6.7
Google Maps 6.7
Google Maps 6.7

Google Maps 6.7 for Android Adds New Features (video)

[GR]yBrbIQ-1g80[/GR] Google Maps for Android 6.7 was released today and it now features Google Offers and indoor walking directions. Only available in the U.S., Google Offers allows you to see any deals near you via the Google ...

 
Concepts
 
Silver-MAPTOR-web
Silver-MAPTOR-web
Silver-MAPTOR-web

Maptor Handheld Map Projector

In Japanese Maptor means ominous robot bent on world domination, which isn't a perfectly accurate translation but gets most of the meaning across. The Maptor device, on the other hand, has less of an overpowering feel about it,...
 
Cell Phones
 
Google Maps 3D-2
Google Maps 3D-2
Google Maps 3D-2

Google Updates Android Maps With Offline Directions And 3D Rendering

3D maps are coming to an Android handset near you...and maybe an iPhone.  Yesterday, Google unveiled their all new 3D mapping system.  It displays maps using something called "dynamic rendering", and it lets Google render maps ...

 
Apple
 
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apple-poly9
apple-poly9

Apple Buys Online Maps Maker Poly9

Apple continues its global domination (or at least, small tech companies) with the acquisition of Poly9, makers of online map apps including 3D views and mapping APIs. The formerly Quebec-based developer has now reportedly relo...
 
Google
 

Google Maps Going 3D (video)

[GR]4k2_HHrk8Y8[/GR] You can't beat Google, or so it would seem.  Their mapping site, Google Maps, will soon include 3D views of major cities around the world, complete with trash and landmarks.  Check the above video to see Ne...

 
Google
 
Google Android Maps 4.1
Google Android Maps 4.1
Google Android Maps 4.1

Google Android Maps 4.1 Released

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 result...
 
GPS
 
Copilot app
Copilot app
Copilot app

CoPilot iPhone App Offers Free Turn-by-turn Directions For Life

The CoPilot app for the iPhone offers free turn-by-turn directions for LIFE.  That's right, it's totally free.  But like most things in the app store there's an up sell.  Drop $2.99 a month, or $19.99 a year and you'll also get...