Tag Archives: car navigation

10 Free Must-Have Travel Apps for Travelers – I am Aileen

A list of the FREE best travel apps that you should absolutely have in order to take out the hassle in your upcoming trip! Sourced through Scoop.it from: iamaileen.com I’ve written many blogs about travel apps and in most cases … Continue reading

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6 points on GPS Nav and why it is safer than paper maps.

Poll: Majority of British drivers now use sat navs rather than maps. For the first time, the majority of English drivers now rely on electronic satnavs to find their destination, according to a poll. Some 52 per cent of those … Continue reading

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Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem targeted on Google-owned GPS app – Business Insider

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A mixed Jewish-Arab… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.businessinsider.com This is an interesting angle on the concept of crowd sourced data. In the traditional environment of cartography with mapping companies, many calls are received questioning accuracy of data … Continue reading

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GPS turns 20 years old this week – 9NEWS.com

Today GPS is enabling us to have discussions about driverless and autonomous cars, about drones and prepare for technologies we haven’t even thought of. It is creating new jobs and products that don’t even have names yet, but could be commonplace in 2-5 years. Continue reading

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When Maps Lie – CityLab

Tips from a geographer who’s seen it all. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.citylab.com This is a really good detailed article, and if you want an in-depth understanding of  the world of maps,  think it’s a good read. It highlights a … Continue reading

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Android Auto: the ultimate guide to Google navigation in the car

We test drive Google Maps in the car with an Android Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.techradar.com I guess it’s better than the Volkswagen Golf that came with a socket for your iPhone 4. The story says with all you have … Continue reading

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Apple Maps Connect services branch out to Italy, Mexico, Switzerland

Baby boomers in business when they say they are not interested in today’s technology often mean they don’t get it. One of the things those people also may not be getting is willing customers who don’t know they are there when they are open to buy. Continue reading

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GPS navigation involved when car plunges off demolished Indiana bridge

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — Police say a driver apparently was following GPS navigation when he drove off the ramp to a demolished bridge that had been closed since 2009, killing his wife. The Times … Source: wgntv.com I can’t … Continue reading

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Spanish cities renamed after Islamic kingdoms in Google Maps prank – Telegraph.co.uk

Unknown Google Maps users altering names of Spanish towns to reflect their former status as Islamic kingdoms Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk As I have said in a hundred blogs or more, maintaining a national accurate map data-set is a costly exercise. It … Continue reading

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Future Travel Apps Will Plan Your Road Trip Bathroom Breaks – The Consumerist

A three-hour drive is never a three-hour drive, thanks to traffic snarls, pit stops, and weather conditions. While current mapping apps are better able to predict how long it will take us to get so… Source: consumerist.com You might think … Continue reading

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