GPS is pretty accurate these days. We’re past the days of weak or nonexistent GPS signals (yes, I used to own a Captivate and I’m still a bit scarred), but it could be better. How often does Google Maps think you took an off ramp on the freeway ... Read More »
The direction you’re facing is very important information, but your device might not be giving you an accurate reading if the compass isn’t calibrated well. This is why Google replaced the arrow with a beam in the latest version of Google Maps.
The new location icon has a flashlight-like beam pointing in the direction you’re ... Read More »
At SMX (Search Marketing Expo) Paris today, Google’s Behshad Behzadi was presenting on some of the new features that will be available with Google Now On Tap. Google Now On Tap was announced recently at Google I/O 2015 that bring contextual awareness from within ... Read More »
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Google Now is bringing you a new way to live your vacation to the fullest. Beginning today, Google Now will notice if you have a hotel confirmation in your Gmail inbox and then give you suggestions on things to do. Feel free to ask Google Now for things to do near your ... Read More »
The Google Maps team is back with another update for their Android app. Once again, they managed to cram a bunch of new features into it. The undoubtedly best mobile mapping app in the world is now at version 5.8, and here’s what’s new:
Google Maps for Android keeps getting better and better. El Goog just released a new version of the popular app to the Market with a handful of new features. It hasn’t been more than a week since the company updated Google Maps for the mobile browser, and here we ... Read More »
Google’s location services have been mentioned a lot since last month, mostly due to the hype about the iPhone’s unencrypted location access. The fact is that the device being conscious of its location does bring us many of the benefits we have grown to love so much. Services that take advantage of this feature include ... Read More »
A team of Minnesota-based developers submitted an awesome idea to the Twin Cities Startup Weekend, a local competition that challenges budding entrepreneurs to build a prototype business over the course of a single weekend.
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