Category Archives: Mobile Map Apps
Now, Google Maps APK, the navigation app pre-installed on Android smartphones and tablets, has a new update. This app features audio navigation directions and the ability to recalculate your route mid-journey based on current traffic. Specifically, the newest version, numbered 9.27, allows the user to do more while in the walking or biking travel modes; … Read More
Police departments all over the US are pressuring Google to disable the feature in their popular mobile app Waze that alerts drivers of nearby police locations. They say it puts officers in danger. Due to the recent rise in attacks on police, one can certainly see why. Google purchased Waze in 1996, and provides drivers … Read More
The Google maps app is inevitably the best map tracker for iphones in the tech industry. They are undoubtedly the fastest, considering their systems are run by updated vector-based graphics rather than the bitmap graphics whose processes are always much slower. The ios has taken a great turn in changing the dynamic tech world for … Read More
American Airlines has added a nice feature to it’s recently updated iOS app.. It now has detailed maps inside the airports it services. The new function has been compared to google street view, along with standard mapping images. An Android update is due later this year. More information is available here: United Airlines Brings Highly … Read More
One of the most helpful features of the iPhone’s Maps app is the ability to learn about traffic conditions on the route you’re driving. Clicking on a map-provider link takes you to a map showing the location result and links to driving directions. You can enter an address, business, or public landmark for both your … Read More
The location based app Waze shows traffic patterns from data shared by other users. Now they are monetizing their app with local ads. more here: GPS app Waze starts to tap into location-based ads – Yahoo! News.