maps and directions

maps and directions

Microsoft Updates Bing iPhone App and Removes It from All International iTunes Stores

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Microsoft just launched a new version of its Bing iPhone app. The iPhone app gives you comprehensive access to Bing's core services, including Bing maps and directions, as well as news and image search. Besides offering better stability and a few interface tweaks, the new version of the Bing app...
Microsoft Updates Bing iPhone App and Removes It from All International iTunes Stores

How To Get There

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This is just a fan letter about the maps-and-directions software that I guess has been in GPS products for years and is now on every Internet-capable phone. I’m a little too close to most technology, particularly the sort you get over the Net: either I can see the glitches...
How To Get There

Google Maps For Mobile Gets Offline Maps

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At a press event in San Francisco this morning, Google announced that Google Maps for mobile will soon feature offline caching. This feature will come to Google Maps to Android soon. Users will be able to download parts of a map to their devices and then use them when they...
Google Maps For Mobile Gets Offline Maps
Telenav Scout for iOS updated with offline maps and directions

Poynt - consumer app of the week

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This 'all-in-one' directory app claims to locate services, events and people wherever you areApp: PoyntBy: Poynt CorporationPrice: FreeAvailable on: iPhone (iOS 4 or later), Android, BlackBerry, Windows PhoneWhat is it?An app to help you find services, events and people when you're on the go. As well as providing a detailed...
Poynt - consumer app of the week

HP Looks to Change the Way We Print

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HP has announced a major new initiative and a slew of new devices that enable users to print from any device to a web-enabled printer by simply using email.The idea – which builds off the Google Cloud Print announcement we saw back in April — starts with giving each...
HP Looks to Change the Way We Print

Thanks to @aslamkahn: my SA show-house app on iphone. With custom routes, maps and directions based on your location http://bit.ly/9mYipo

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Thanks to @aslamkahn: my SA show-house app on iphone. With custom routes, maps and directions based on your location http://bit.ly/9mYipo

The State of the Internet Operating System

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I've been talking for years about "the internet operating system", but I realized I've never written an extended post to define what I think it is, where it is going, and the choices we face. This is that missing post. Here you will see the underlying beliefs about the future...
The State of the Internet Operating System

Next-gen calendar app Sunrise for iOS gets smarter with Rapportive-style profiles for event attendees

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We were mightily impressed by calendar app Sunrise when it launched on iOS last month. Now an update to the app has just gone live that further redefines what we should expect from a mobile calendar. Sunrise is part of a wave of iOS apps like Mailbox, Taskbox and Tempo...
Next-gen calendar app Sunrise for iOS gets smarter with Rapportive-style profiles for event attendees

Who benefits from iOS6's crappy maps?

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The classic criticism that thoughtless Apple haters use against the company is that it makes products that are pretty but dumb. Usually those criticisms are by people who don't understand the value of a comprehensible user experience, frustrated by the reality that many people will eagerly trade the open-ended technologies...
Who benefits from iOS6's crappy maps?

More Maps Backlash? Uber Tells Drivers To Hold Off On Updating To iOS 6 Until Next Week

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There’s been plenty of complaining from consumers about the often-inaccurate new maps in iOS 6, but it sounds like Uber isn’t too happy about the update either. Uber drivers tell us that the company sent out a text message telling them that if they haven’t updated their iPhones to iOS...
More Maps Backlash? Uber Tells Drivers To Hold Off On Updating To iOS 6 Until Next Week

Google Maps: 10 Million Lost iPhone Users Breathe Sigh Of Relief

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Google's Jeff Huber announced Monday that the new Google Maps for iPhone was downloaded more than 10 million times in the two days after its release. It has already racked up more than 20,000 ratings averaging 4.5 out of 5. That looks like a collective sigh of relief from iOS...
Google Maps: 10 Million Lost iPhone Users Breathe Sigh Of Relief

Nintendo patent application tech tracks your DS from above, serves as tour guide

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Nintendo is already guiding you through the Louvre with a 3DS, but a newly published US patent application takes that kind of tourism to a very literal new level. Legend of Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto's concept describes a way to direct lost tourists by beaming position information through an...
Nintendo patent application tech tracks your DS from above, serves as tour guide

Hands on with iOS 6: The new Maps app

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When Apple first unveiled the iPhone in 2007, the company partnered with Google to deliver maps and directions for its users. Five years later, Apple is for the first time providing its own mapping solution....
Hands on with iOS 6: The new Maps app
A Button That Makes You Forget: On Deleting My Google Web History
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?